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  • A TRAVELLER IN LITTLE THINGS. by Hudson, W. H. [William Henry, 1841-1922.]
    Hudson, W. H. [William Henry, 1841-1922.]
    A TRAVELLER IN LITTLE THINGS.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1922.). Hardcover - Collects a series of brief sketches on people and places - ranging from the English countryside to the Argentinian pampas. A naturalist and ornithologist as well as an author, Hudson was born in Argentina to parents who had immigrated there from New England, but he moved to England, married and became a citizen there. Although he is best known for his classic novel "Green Mansions, " his other works have their charm and interest also. 339 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in royal blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front cover (some dulling to the gilt on the spine, but still legible.) Small round bookstore sticker pasted on front endpapers from a Sacramento department store ("Ask Weinstock-Lubin for the books you want") , lacking the dust jacket.

    Book ID: 48160
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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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  • 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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