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By: "Adams, Richard"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Dell:

Seller ID: 9780440204930

ISBN: 0440204933

Condition: GOOD

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Retrato en Sepia

By: "Allende, Isabel"

Price: $26.95

Publisher: "Barcelona, Spain", 2000

Edition: (Primera edicion)

Seller ID: 17H007

ISBN: 968110448X

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! ""Narrada en la voz de una joven mujer, esta es una magnifica novela historica, situada a finales del siglo XIX en Chile, y un portentosa saga familiar en la que reencontramos algunos persoonajes de Hija de la Fortuna y d La casa de Los Espiritues..."" 345 pages. Text in Spanish." View more info

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Daughter of Fortune

By: "Allende, Isabel"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060932756

ISBN: 0060932759

Condition: GOOD

An Orphan raised in Valparaiso, Chile, by a Victorian spinster and her rigid brother, young, vivacious Eliza Sommers follows her lover to California during the Gold Rush of 1849. She enters a rough-and-tumble world whose newly arrived inhabitants are driven mad by gold with the help of her good friend and savior, the Chinese doctor Tao Chien-California opens the door to a new life of freedom and independence for the young Chilean. Her search for the elusive lover gradually turns into another kind of journey, and by the time she finally hears news of him, Eliza must decide who her true love ... View more info

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Portrait in Sepia: A Novel

By: "Allende, Isabel"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060898489

ISBN: 0060898488

Condition: GOOD

In nineteenth-century Chile, Aurora del Valle suffers a brutal trauma that erases all recollections of the first five years of her life. Raised by her regal and ambitious grandmother Paulina del Valle, Aurora grows up in a privileged environment but is tormented by horrible nightmares. When she is forced to recognize her betrayal at the hands of the man she loves, and to cope with the resulting solitude, she explores the mystery of her past. View more info

El Zarco: Episodio de la Vida Mexicana en 1861-63

By: "Altamirano, Ignacio Manuel (Prologo de Francisco Sosa)"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Mexico, ©1940

Edition: (Sexta Edicion-1964)

Seller ID: 9DT034

Condition: VERY GOOD+/ Good DJ

"Tight, tanned pages, clean, slight curl. DJ is intact but has light age soil and chipped and ripped edges. ""esta obre de ambiente vivaz, en que se iluminan con el sol fuerte de aquellos paisajes. episodios de la vida mexicanos acaecidos entre 1861 y 1863...Yautepec es una poblacion de la tierra caliente, cuyo caserio se esconde en el bosque de verdura…"" Melodrama...a triangle of an the honorable Indian, a haughty village maiden and a blue-eyed bandit with wonderful descriptions of Mexico in the 1860s. Text in Spanish. 147 pages, 7x4.5""(18x11.4cm)." View more info

Kane & Abel

By: "Archer, Jeffrey"

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Fawcett:

Seller ID: 9780449210185

ISBN: 0449210189

Condition: GOOD

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The Apostle

By: "Asch, Sholem. "

Price: $8.06

Publisher: NY, 1957

Seller ID: 48P035

Condition: GOOD reading copy

Vintage Paperback. St. Paul. View more info

Plains of Passage (Earth's Children)

By: "Auel, Jean M"

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Hodder Stoughton:

Seller ID: 9780340559628

ISBN: 0340559624

Condition: GOOD

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"The Clan of the Cave Bear: Earth's Children, Book One"

By: "Auel, Jean M."

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bantam Books:

Seller ID: 9780553250428

ISBN: 0553250426

Condition: GOOD

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"The Mammoth Hunters: Earth's Children, Book Three"

By: "Auel, Jean M."

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553280944

ISBN: 0553280945

Condition: GOOD

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"The Shelters of Stone (Earth's Children, Book 5)"

By: "Auel, Jean M."

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553289428

ISBN: 055328942X

Condition: GOOD

The Shelters of Stone opens as Ayla and Jondalar, along with their animal friends, Wolf, Whinney, and Racer, complete their epic journey across Europe and are greeted by Jondalar's people: the Zelandonii. The people of the Ninth Cave of the Zelandonii fascinate Ayla. Their clothes, customs, artifacts, even their homes--formed in great cliffs of vertical limestone--are a source of wonder to her. And in the woman Zelandoni, the spiritual leader of the Ninth Cave (and the one who initiated Jondalar into the Gift of Pleasure), she meets a fellow healer with whom to share her knowledge and skills. ... View more info

Bonvouloir. Ein Roman aus den Vendeekriegen.

By: "Auer, Grethe"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Stuttgart, Germany", 1930

Seller ID: 32T003

Condition: FAIR

"Tight, clean interior with faintest age tanning of pages, light age soil to cream-colored cloth covers has produced foxing, slight tilt. No dust jacket. Original promotional bookmark for this book included. Text in Old German (Fraktur). ""A novel from the Vendeekriegen. (Battle of the royalist-minded Catholic peasants of the Vendée and neighboring departments against the republican revolutionary troops in the years 1793 to 1796)."" 442 pages, 7.5x5"" (19.2x12.3cm) " View more info

The River Rises

By: "Beals, Helen Abbott"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: NY, 1941

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 6-1T017

Condition: GOOD+

"Tight, bright, clean interior, square but no dust jacket. Light age soil to exterior page and cover edges. Light foxing from end papers to page 1. Sunned spine with softened ends. 3 words in ink on front end paper. A novel based on the construction of the Quabbin Reservoir (1930-1939, Massachusetts) and the disruption of the lives of the inhabitants of the towns to be flooded." View more info

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The Aviator's Wife: A Novel

By: "Benjamin, Melanie"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780345528681

ISBN: 0345528689

Condition: GOOD

In the spirit of "Loving Frank" and "The Paris Wife, " acclaimed novelist Melanie Benjamin pulls back the curtain on the marriage of one of America's most extraordinary couples: Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. "The history is] exhilarating. . . . "The Aviator's Wife" soars."--"USA Today" "NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER When Anne Morrow, a shy college senior with hidden literary aspirations, travels to Mexico City to spend Christmas with her family, she meets Colonel Charles Lindbergh, fresh off his celebrated 1927 solo flight across the Atlantic. Enthralled by Charles's a... View more info

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Mr. Darcy Takes a Wife: Pride and Prejudice Continues

By: "Berdoll, Linda"

Price: $8.45

Publisher: Landmark:

Seller ID: 9781402202735

ISBN: 1402202733

Condition: GOOD

What readers are saying "Whoa, Darcy " "Some parts are hilarious and some a walk on the wild side for Austen characters. Curl up and enjoy " "Tells the tale I always wanted to the Darcys lived happily ever after..." "The only fault I found with this book was that it ended." Every woman wants to be Elizabeth Bennet Darcy-beautiful, gracious, universally admired, strong, daring and outspoken-a thoroughly modern woman in crinolines. And every woman will fall madly in love with Mr. Darcy-tall, dark and handsome, a nobleman and a heartthrob whose virility is match... View more info

La Corona del Mundo (Los hijos del Grial #3)

By: "Berling, Peter (Helga Pawlowsky, trans.)"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Barcelona, Spain", 1996

Edition: (1st Spanish edition)

Seller ID: 5-2H017

ISBN: 840100991X

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! ""continuation de las aventuras narradas en ""Los hijos del Grial"" y ""Sangre de Reyes""… Original title ""De Krone der Welt"" " View more info

Danse avec les loups (Original title: Dances with Wolves)

By: "Blake, Michael (Gilles Bergal, trans.)"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1991

Seller ID: 88P002

ISBN: 227722958X

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for small, faint surface crease on front cover. Cover photo of Kevin Costner from movie. Text in French." View more info

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By: "Blissett, Luther"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Mariner Books:

Seller ID: 9780156031967

ISBN: 0156031965

Condition: GOOD

In 1517, Martin Luther nails his ninety-five theses to the door of Wittenburg Cathedral, and a dance of death begins between a radical Anabaptist with many names and a loyal papal spy known mysteriously as "Q." In this brilliantly conceived literary thriller set in the chaos of the Reformation-an age devastated by wars of religion-a young theology student adopts the cause of heretics and the disinherited and finds himself pursued by a relentless papal informer and heretic hunter. What begins as a personal struggle to reveal each other's identity becomes a mission that can only end in death. View more info

A Son of His Country: An Imaginative Novel Dealing with George Washington's Youth

By: "Bloem, Walter"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: NY, 1928

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 6-1T010

Condition: VERY GOOD

"Tight, faint age toning and occasional faint foxing to pages, clean and faint tilt to spine. Black cloth with green lettering. Rough cut edges to bottom and side of text block. No dust jacket. Bookplate with no name on it inside front cover. Softened spine end and rubbed cover edges. Starts with Washington's first encounter with settlers who realize someone is now claiming the land they settled. " View more info

Dark Rosaleen

By: "Bowen, Marjoria"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: NY, 1970

Seller ID: 79P002

Condition: NEAR FINE

"Unread but has 5 marks on back cover possibly from being tied with strings. ""Ireland 1796...Fired by the success of the revolution in France, the United Irishmen hatched a perilous plot - to over throw the Government.""" View more info