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  • CORPSES IN CORSICA. by Deane, Shirley.
    Deane, Shirley.
    CORPSES IN CORSICA.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Vanguard, (1967.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery set in Corsica, involving a group of British tourists - the author, born in Australia, lived for many years with her family on a ketch in the Mediterrean, so she is very knowledgeable about the background. Her second book, first novel. Review copy with promotional photograph laid in. 224 pp.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 39124
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  • THE IVORY SWING. by Hospital, Janet Turner.
    Hospital, Janet Turner.
    THE IVORY SWING.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1983.) dj. Hardcover - First novel by this Australian born author who moved to Canada, winner of the Seal Book Award. This is a the story of a woman who accompanies her husband on a research sabbatical to South India, and who finds herself questioning her values and even her marriage as events unfold. 252 pp. ISBN: 0-525241701.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (some light edgewear to the dj.)

    Book ID: 51681
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  • THE IVORY SWING. by Hospital, Janet Turner.
    Hospital, Janet Turner.
    THE IVORY SWING.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1983.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First novel by this Australian born author who moved to Canada, winner of the Seal Book Award. This is a the story of a woman who accompanies her husband on a research sabbatical to South India, and who finds herself questioning her values and even her marriage as events unfold. Warmly INSCRIBED on the half title page and dated in 1992. 252 pp. ISBN: 0-525241701.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (some sunning to spine of dj)

    Book ID: 84565
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  • THE IVORY SWING. by Hospital, Janet Turner.
    Hospital, Janet Turner.
    THE IVORY SWING.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1984.). First novel by this Australian born author who moved to Canada, winner of the Seal Book Award. This is a the story of a woman who accompanies her husband on a research sabbatical to South India, and who finds herself questioning her values and even her marriage as events unfold. 252 pp. ISBN: 0-553-341162.

    Condition: Good overall - usual toning to the pages, creasing to the spine, slight spine slant.

    Book ID: 54212
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