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1 Stevenson, D.E. AMBERWELL
New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc., (1955). 0899661610 / 9780899661612 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Text tanned, as always, else near fine in tan boards; in a near fine, very lightly edge worn and age-toned dust jacket with a colorful illustration of the Amberwell estate by John O'Hara Cosgrove, II. 
A descendant of Robert Louis Stevenson (her father's first cousin), Dorothy Emily Stevenson wrote 42 novels which were published on both sides of the Atlantic. AMBERWELL, the Scottish home of generations of the Ayrtons, is the focus of this novel. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 Stevenson, D.E. GERALD AND ELIZABETH
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1969). 0030665558 / 9780030665554 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in green cloth; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with minor shelfwear and mild age-toning. Jacket illustration by Ben Stahl. 
"A ladylike blend of London theater atmosphere, mystery, and love, with few surprises but pleasant diversion."--Publisher's Weekly. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Stevenson, D.E. LISTENING VALLEY
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1978). Book club edition. Hardcover. Nearly fine in green boards; in a lightly rubbed illustrated dust jacket. 
A companion piece to CELIA'S HOUSE, this Highlands romance follows Antonia Melville from sheltered childhood to the joyous serenity she attains as a young woman. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Stevenson, D.E. MUSIC IN THE HILLS
New York/Chicago/San Francisco: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1972). 030802873 First edition thus: New edition. Hardcover. Fine in grey-green cloth lettered in yellow and decorated in pale green; in a fine, if age-toned, illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Ben Stahl. 
Sequel to VITTORIA COTTAGE, set in the Scottish Border country. "Miss Stevenson's deft handling of characterization and superb delineation of social patterns earns her a place in literature which may be compared with that of Jane Austen." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Stevenson, D.E. ROCHESTER'S WIFE
New York/Toronto: Farrar & Rinehart Inc., (1940). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. A nice very good, in turquoise cloth with russet lettering, showing faint dust-soiling, light edgewear, mild spine slant, quarter-sized patch of pale stain to rear cover; lacking dust jacket. 
Young doctor Kit Stone takes on a position as assistant to old Dr. Peabody in the village of Minfield, in this scarce novel by the Edinburgh-born novelist and creator of Mrs. Tim and Miss Buncle. Originally published by Collins in the U.K. in 1940. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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6 Stevenson, D.E. SHOULDER THE SKY: A Story of Winter in the Hills
New York/Chicago/San Francisco: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1972). 0030913551 / 9780030913556 First edition thus. Hardcover. Minor fraying to the crown of the spine, else fine in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Ben Stahl. 
Tale of the Scots border country continues the story of James Deering Johnstone and his bride, and renews acquaintances with characters first seen in VITTORIA COTTAGE and MUSIC IN THE HILLS. First issued in the UK in 1951 as WINTER AND ROUGH WEATHER. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Stevenson, D.E. SMOULDERING FIRE: A Romance
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., (1938). B00085QLNM First U.S. edition, first printing. Green cloth with blue cover and spine titles and rules, map endpapers. Hardcover. Rental library address rubber-stamped to front and rear pastedown endpapers, age-toning and tanning to the endpapers, fraying to the spine ends, wear and soiling to the covers, else good to very good with no other library markings; lacking dust jacket. 
Stevenson's sixth book, first published by Herbert Jenkins in 1935, is set in a remote farming community of the Scottish Highlands with the plot rotating around the custody of the child of divorced parents (a wicked father and a loving devoted mother). 
Price: 50.00 USD
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