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Cashelmara

By: N/A

Price: $1.00

Seller ID: 281BPB1001412

ISBN: 281BPB1001412

Condition: very good


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Traveller

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 grad... 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 ba... View more info

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

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

By: "Auel, Jean M."

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Bantam Books:

Seller ID: 9780553250428

ISBN: 0553250426

Condition: GOOD


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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&... View more info

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"The Birthday Boys (Bainbridge, Beryl)"

By: "Bainbridge, Beryl"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Carroll & Graf:

Seller ID: 9780786702077

ISBN: 0786702079

Condition: GOOD


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Empire of the Sun

By: "Ballard, J. G."

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Simon & Schuster:

Seller ID: 9780743265232

ISBN: 0743265238

Condition: very good


"The classic, award-winning novel, made famous by Steven Spielberg's film, tells of a young boy's struggle to survive World War II in China." Jim is separated from his parents in a world at war. To survive, he must find a strength greater than all the events that surround him. Shanghai, 1941 -- a city aflame from the fateful torch of Pearl Harbor. In streets full of chaos and corpses, a young British boy searches in vain for his parents. Imprisoned in a Japanes... View more info

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The Tudor Rose: The Story of the Queen Who United a Kingdom and Birthed a Dynasty

By: "Barnes, Margaret Campbell"

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark:

Seller ID: 9781402224683

ISBN: 1402224680

Condition: GOOD


One woman holds the key to England's most glorious empire in this intimate retelling of the launch of the Tudor dynasty A magnificent portrait of Elizabeth of York, set against the dramatic background of fifteenth century England. Elizabeth, the only living descendant of Edward IV, has the most valuable possession in all of Englanda legitimate claim to the crown. Two princes battle to win Britain's most rightful heiress for a bride and her kingdom for his own. On o... View more info

Sherman's March

By: "Bass, Cynthia"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553375473

ISBN: 0553375474

Condition: GOOD


Autumn, 1864, and the Civil War has ground to a bloody stalemate. Frustrated by its slow and costly advance, the North looks for a way to cut the South in two and bring the war to an end. Told from the unique perspective of three participants, this novel brilliantly captures the personal tragedy and costly heroism which followed in the wake of General William Tecumseh Sherman's infamous march from Atlanta to the sea. Nicholas J. Whiteman is a Captain in Sherman's army, a... 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, ... 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 hear...how 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 ev... 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

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Lying with the Enemy: A Novel

By: "Binding, Tim"

Price: $6.45

Publisher: Carroll & Graf:

Seller ID: 9780786708093

ISBN: 0786708093

Condition: GOOD


A novel of exceptional style and momentum, sustained at a high emotional pitch, and beautifully constructed. - Alan Furst, New York Times Book Review. At once a thriller and a moral tale, this taut, heart-stopping novel explores the deadly perils of collaboration on quiet, idyllic Guernsey in the Channel Islands, the only British territory to be occupied by German troops in World War II. It is 1943. The tide of the war is beginning to turn decisively and bloodily against... 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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Q

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 hereti... View more info