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  • JUMPING THE QUEUE. by Wesley, Mary.
    Wesley, Mary.
    JUMPING THE QUEUE.

    Edition: 1st US trade paperback printing.

    New York: Penguin, (1988.). A novel by this delightful writer - who was 71 when her first novel was published. A recently widowed woman who had decided to end it all finds her plans derailed when she encounters a young man also bent on suicide. 217 pp. ISBN: 0-14-0108270.

    Condition: Very good (some rubbing to the covers, usual light toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 68939
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • Wesley, Mary, 1912-2002 (pseudonym of Mary Aline Mynars Farmar Siepmann.)
    NOT THAT SORT OF GIRL.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Penguin, (1989.). The author's fifth novel - although she had had 2 children's books published, her first novel was not published until she was 70. This is the story of a newly widowed woman, looking back over her married life - in which she "kept faith" with her kind and wealthy husband - and with her lover. 279 pp. ISBN: 0-14-0108262.

    Condition: Good condition - some creasing and wear to the covers.

    Book ID: 37412
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • A DUBIOUS LEGACY. by Wesley, Mary, 1912-2002 (pseudonym of Mary Aline Mynars Farmar Siepmann.)
    Wesley, Mary, 1912-2002 (pseudonym of Mary Aline Mynars Farmar Siepmann.)
    A DUBIOUS LEGACY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Viking, (1992.). First edition - Spanning several decades, from the 1950's to the 1990's and set in Wesley's beloved West Country, this is, in many ways a typical - but rewarding - "Wesley novel" with two strong women, an offbeat lover, and a bit of violence under the surface. She has been described as "witty, unillusioned and extraordinarily wise" - all characteristics exhibited in this story. 272 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 44763
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  • AN IMAGINATIVE EXPERIENCE. by Wesley, Mary, 1912-2002 (pseudonym of Mary Aline Mynars Farmar Siepmann.)
    Wesley, Mary, 1912-2002 (pseudonym of Mary Aline Mynars Farmar Siepmann.)
    AN IMAGINATIVE EXPERIENCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Bantam, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - Another unusual novel by this remarkable writer: although she had had 2 children's books published, her first novel was not published until she was 70. 222 pp. ISBN: 0-593035771.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket (previous owner's name, large peeled spot on front endpaper)

    Book ID: 74580
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • AN IMAGINATIVE EXPERIENCE. by Wesley, Mary, 1912-2002 (pseudonym of Mary Aline Mynars Farmar Siepmann.)
    Wesley, Mary, 1912-2002 (pseudonym of Mary Aline Mynars Farmar Siepmann.)
    AN IMAGINATIVE EXPERIENCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Bantam, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - Another unusual novel by this remarkable writer: although she had had 2 children's books published, her first novel was not published until she was 70. 222 pp. ISBN: 0-593035771.

    Condition: Good only in a very good dust jacket (upper corners of both boards bent, dj price-clipped)

    Book ID: 63594
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • HARNESSING PEACOCKS. by Wesley, Mary, 1912-2002 (pseudonym of Mary Aline Mynars Farmar Siepmann.)
    Wesley, Mary, 1912-2002 (pseudonym of Mary Aline Mynars Farmar Siepmann.)
    HARNESSING PEACOCKS.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Penguin, (1986.). Hebe listens in the darkness as her stern and hypocritical grandfather convinces her three sisters that her unexpected pregnancy must be terminated -and so she flees -another thoughtful novel by this wonderful writer. 288 pp. ISBN: 0-14-0123958.

    Condition: Good condition - some creasing and wear to the covers.

    Book ID: 63595
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • A DUBIOUS LEGACY. by Wesley, Mary, 1912-2002 (pseudonym of Mary Aline Mynars Farmar Siepmann.)
    Wesley, Mary, 1912-2002 (pseudonym of Mary Aline Mynars Farmar Siepmann.)
    A DUBIOUS LEGACY.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Viking, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - Spanning several decades, from the 1950s to the 1990s and set in Wesley's beloved West Country, this is, in many ways a typical - but rewarding - "Wesley novel" with two strong women, an offbeat lover, and a bit of violence under the surface. She has been described as "witty, unillusioned and extraordinarily wise" - all characteristics exhibited in this story. 272 pp. ISBN: 0-670-846724.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (edges slightly bumped)

    Book ID: 8522
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  • NOT THAT SORT OF GIRL. by Wesley, Mary, 1912-2002 (pseudonym of Mary Aline Mynars Farmar Siepmann.)
    Wesley, Mary, 1912-2002 (pseudonym of Mary Aline Mynars Farmar Siepmann.)
    NOT THAT SORT OF GIRL.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    London: Black Swan, (1988.). The author's fifth novel - although she had had 2 children's books published, her first novel was not published until she was 70. This is the story of a newly widowed woman, looking back over her married life - in which she "kept faith" with her kind and wealthy husband - and with her lover. 279 pp. ISBN: 0-552-993042.

    Condition: Good condition - some creasing and wear to the covers.

    Book ID: 63724
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • THE VACILLATIONS OF POPPY CAREW. by Wesley, Mary, 1912-2002 (pseudonym of Mary Aline Mynars Farmar Siepmann.)
    Wesley, Mary, 1912-2002 (pseudonym of Mary Aline Mynars Farmar Siepmann.)
    THE VACILLATIONS OF POPPY CAREW.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    London: Black Swan, (1988.). A witty and comic novel, one which punctures the pompous and delights in the absurd - although she had had 2 children's books published, Wesley's first novel was not published until she was 70. 314 pp. ISBN: 0-552-992585.

    Condition: Good condition - some creasing and wear to the covers.

    Book ID: 63725
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • A SENSIBLE LIFE. by Wesley, Mary, 1912-2002 (pseudonym of Mary Aline Mynars Farmar Siepmann.)
    Wesley, Mary, 1912-2002 (pseudonym of Mary Aline Mynars Farmar Siepmann.)
    A SENSIBLE LIFE.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: The Viking Press, (1990.) dj. Hardcover - A novel which begins in 1926 with ten year old Flora on vacation in Brittany and which spans nearly 40 years. As one reviewer said Wesley 'conveys delicate upper-class hypocrisies with ruthless amusement, as is her wont. Her picture of pre-war English snobberies is not only funny and chilling but conveys the depth of the rot."(The Independent). 298 pp. ISBN: 0-670-83338x.

    Condition: Very good in a fine dust jacket (prev owner's name and address on front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 47129
    Keywords: Women Authors
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