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61 Carr, Philippa THE LION TRIUMPHANT
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1974). 0399111352 / 9780399111358 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in turquoise cloth with spine lettering gilt (slightly tarnished--as usual); in an age-toned, near fine dust jacket with one tiny closed tear. Period jacket illustration by Charles Geer. 
A gothic novel full of the excitement and color of England in the reign of Elizabeth the Great by the prolific author who also publishes as Victoria Holt and Jean Plaidy. A difficult title to acquire in this attractive collectible condition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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62 Carr, Philippa WE'LL MEET AGAIN
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1993). 0399138056 / 9780399138058 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine illustrated dust jacket. 
A story of undying love, twin sisters, and a fiance missing in action fighting Hitler's troops. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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63 Carr, Robyn BY RIGHT OF ARMS
Boston/Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, (1986). 0316129690 / 9780316129695 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip and materials laid in. Hardcover. A bright, fine, fresh copy in an illustrated dust jacket that exhibits some age-toning. A lovely copy. 
Historical romance of fourteenth-century England and France, from the popular author, who won a Romance Writers of America "Rita" Award for this, her sixth novel. Jacket design by Linda Santopierto. Quite scarce. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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64 Chadwick, Elizabeth THE LEOPARD UNLEASHED
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1993). 0312093233 / 9780312093235 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A fine, unread copy in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Mike Posen. 
THE LEOPARD UNLEASHED completes the Ravenstow trilogy begun with THE WILD HUNT and followed by THE RUNNING VIXEN. In this installment, Chadwick continues her tale of Ravenstow, a medieval Welsh estate. An absolutely splendid copy! 
Price: 125.00 USD
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65 Chesney, Marion PLAIN JANE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1986). 0312613814 / 9780312613815 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. A very nearly fine copy with very minor bumps to the lower spine and one corner tip; in an illustrated dust jacket. 
Second volume in Chesney's Regency novels--which take place at the mysterious house at 67 Clarges Street and are filled with fascinating details of life in Regency London. Jane Hart seeks to answer the questions still swirling about the unlucky house. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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66 Chevalier, Tracy FALLING ANGELS
(New York): Dutton, (2001). 0525945814 / 9780525945819 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Sex and death meet again in Tracy Chevalier's marvellous evocation of Edwardian England." The tale of two families separated by social class, set against the gaslit backdrop of early twentieth century London. By the author of GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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67 Chevalier, Tracy THE LADY AND THE UNICORN
(London): HarperCollinsPublishers, (2003). 0007140908 / 9780007140909 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in red boards with gilt spine titles; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
"Chevalier's tale of artistic creation and late-medieval amours is a subtle study in social power, and the conflicts between love and duty."--Regina Marler. By the author of GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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68 Clark, Gail DULCIE BLIGH
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1978). 039912053X / 9780399120534 First edition. First book in the series. Hardcover. Small mild stain to the upper page edges, else very good plus in green cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a very good plus dust jacket with very short tears accompanied by tiny creases to the shelf extremities. 
Marvelously inscribed by the author, revealing Clark's aspirations to emulate the title character Dulcie and with effervescent thanks to the inscribee--who is likened to Dulci--for years of friendship. Dated 1978 and SIGNED "Gail" to the front endpaper. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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69 Clark, Gail THE BARONESS OF BOW STREET
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1979). 0399123342 / 9780399123344 First edition. Hardcover. Very minor stains to the page edges, else very good plus in cranberry linen with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with mild wrinkles to the upper and lower spine extremities. 
Intimately inscribed "with love" and SIGNED "Gail" by the author to the front endpaper. The 19th-century regency adventure sequel to DULCIE BLIGH finds the flamboyant and clairvoyant Baroness looking for a murder suspect among suitors. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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70 Clavell, James SHOGUN
New York: Atheneum, 1975. 0689105657 / 9780689105654 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Ownership name to the front endpaper and embossed seal, spine concave from reading, one-inch repaired tear to the upper spine, pale stain to the upper page edges, else very good; in a very good, illustrated dust jacket with mild edge chipping and tears. 
Clavell's influential novel is a saga of Japan in the 1570's featuring the English adventurer John Blackmore, a Japanese warlord, and a woman caught between two cultures. The award-winning miniseries also influenced popular interest in Asian culture. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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71 Clynes, Michael THE POISONED CHALICE: Being The Second Journal of Sir Roger Shallot Concerning Wicked Conspiracies and Horrible Murders Perpetrated in the Reign of King Henry VIII
New York: Otto Penzler Books, (1992). 1883402484 / 9781883402488 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Page edges lightly soiled, otherwise near fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
"Sir Roger Shallot is a colorful and likeable rogue...plenty of swashbuckling and intrigue."--Liverpool Daily Post. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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72 Cochran, Louis ROW'S END
New York/Boston: Duell, Sloan and Pearce/Little Brown and Company, (1954). First edition, first printing. Dated inscription, SIGNED by the author to the front endpaper. Hardcover. Tanned offsetting to the front endpaper (from an old newspaper clipping), else fine in light green boards; in a nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket with minor edge wear and mild dust-soiling. Jacket design by Paul Galdone. 
Depression-era novel set in Mississippi where tensions growing between sharecroppers and landlords threaten to tear the Delta apart. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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73 Cochran, Molly and Murphy, Warren WORLD WITHOUT END: A Novel Of Atlantis
New York: TOR / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1996). 0312855974 / 9780312855970 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Upper corner slightly bumped, near fine; in a near fine dust jacket. 
The multi-Edgar Award-winning author duo, place the fictional lost continent of Atlantis in the middle of the Bermuda Triangle. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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74 Cockrell, Amanda THE LEGIONS OF THE MIST: A Novel of Roman Britain
New York: Atheneum, (1979). 068910989X / 9780689109898 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Minor bump to the lower shelf edges, page fore-edges mildly soiled, else very good plus in violet linen over putty boards with titles stamped in silver to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
This debut novel by the historian and chief copywriter for two radio stations, is a novel of war and heroism set at the beginning of the second century. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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75 Cooke, John Byrne SOUTH OF THE BORDER
Toronto/New York/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books, (1989). 0553053442 / 9780553053449 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A tale of the return of Butch Cassidy by the Spur Award-winning author of THE SNOWBLIND MOON (who also worked as Janis Joplin's road manager!) 
Price: 25.00 USD
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76 Cookson, Catherine THE CINDER PATH
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1978). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine fresh copy in dust jacket with illustration by David Stone. 
A romantic novel that carries the reader from the rural England of Edwardian times to the holocaust of the Western Front in the First World War. THE CINDER PATH was adapted as a film and shown on Independent Television. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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77 Cookson, Catherine THE GIRL
London: Heinemann, (1977). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Historical novel--set in mid-19th century Northumberland, by the bestselling British writer who published over 90 popular novels and was honored (1993) with the British title Dame Catherine (Ann) Cookson. Source for the British TV mini-series "The Girl." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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78 Cornwell, Bernard GALLOWS THIEF
(New York, N.Y.): HarperCollinsPublishers, (2002). 0060082739 / 9780060082734 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Ownership name on the half-title page, else near fine in dust jacket. Map-decorated endsheets. 
Historical detective novel about an ex-soldier in 1820s London who must rescue an innocent man from Death Row; by the author of the Richard Sharpe series. "Bernard Cornwell is a literary miracle...and this is one of his best."--Daily Mail. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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79 Cornwell, Bernard REBEL
(New York, N.Y.): HarperCollinsPublishers, ((1993). 0060177136 / 9780060177133 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Starbuck Chronicles, Volume I. "Dandy....Its attention to the real events of First Manassas is careful and persuasive, maintaining drama without sacrificing accuracy. A good piece of work."--William C. Davis. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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80 Cornwell, Bernard SHARPE'S FORTRESS
(New York, NY): HarperCollinsPublishers, (2000). 0060194243 / 9780060194246 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Richard sharpe and the Siege of Gawilghur, December 1803. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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