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  • THE IMMORTAL MARRIAGE by Atherton, Gertrude (1857-1948)
    Atherton, Gertrude (1857-1948)
    THE IMMORTAL MARRIAGE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Boni & Liveright, 1927. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in Ancient Greece, the story of Aspasia and Pericles - Atherton, a committed feminist, refers to Aspasia as the first intellectual and 'emancipated' woman whom history has any account of - although she considers most of the accounts careless or even vicious lies. Includes a list of authorities the author consulted in writing the book. 465 pp plus a map of Ancient Greece.

    Condition: Good overall in black cloth with gilt lettering on the spine, small decoration on the front cover, no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83581
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  • LAST RESORTS. by Boylan, Clare.
    Boylan, Clare.
    LAST RESORTS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Summit Books, (1986) dj. Hardcover first edition - Young Irish writer's third novel, the story of a woman who takes her children each summer on a vacation to an exotic Greek island to try to capture the 'ideal life.' But this summer everything is in chaos. 248 pp. ISBN: 0-671-549987.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78678
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  • THE LIZARD IN THE CUP. by Dickinson, Peter.
    Dickinson, Peter.
    THE LIZARD IN THE CUP.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1972.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery set on the island of Corfu in Greece, featuring retired Scotland Yard detective James Pribble. 196 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0110414.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 44620
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  • Dickinson, Peter.
    THE LIZARD IN THE CUP.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1972.) dj. Hardcover - Mystery set on the island of Corfu in Greece, featuring retired Scotland Yard detective James Pribble. ISBN: 0-06-0110414.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (corner of dj clipped.)

    Book ID: 25160
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  • THE HOUSE OF DEATH: A Mystery of Alexander the Great. by Doherty, Paul.
    Doherty, Paul.
    THE HOUSE OF DEATH: A Mystery of Alexander the Great.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Carroll & Graf, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - Historical fiction set in 334 BC as the young Alexander is preparing to invade the empire of the Persian king, Darius III. Author's note. 276 pp. ISBN: 0-786708530.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (short closed tear to back cover of dj).

    Book ID: 62168
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  • SPIES OF THE BALKANS. by Furst, Alan.
    Furst, Alan.
    SPIES OF THE BALKANS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2010.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Espionage novel set in nothern Greece in 1940, at the beginning of World War II, by this master of the historical spy novel. 268 pp. ISBN: 978-1400066032.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 63838
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  • SPIES OF THE BALKANS. by Furst, Alan.
    Furst, Alan.
    SPIES OF THE BALKANS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2010.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Espionage novel set in nothern Greece in 1940, at the beginning of World War II, by this master of the historical spy novel. SIGNED on the title page. 268 pp. ISBN: 978-1400066032.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 69536
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  • Kitrilakis, Thalia.
    BITING SUN.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers. No hardcover edition.

    Berkeley, CA: Kelsey Street Press, 1983. SIGNED first edition - Her second collection of poetry, published in an edition of only 750 copies. INSCRIBED by the author on the first blank prelim page. ISBN: 0932716172.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 16027
    Keywords: greece, Poetry
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  • IN THE SHAPE OF A BOAR. by Norfolk, Lawrence.
    Norfolk, Lawrence.
    IN THE SHAPE OF A BOAR.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grove Press, (2000). First edition - Third novel by this highly praised writer, one which sweeps from ancient Greece to the end of World War II as a band of Greek partisans pursue an S.S. officer. List of abbreviations. 321 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 75408
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  • Petrakis, Harry Mark
    GHOST OF THE SUN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, 1990. dj. Hardcover first edition - The second novel about Leonidas Matsoukas - in this sequel to 'A Dream of Kings' Matsoukas returns to the Greek-American Chicago neighborhood, where he had lived with his family, but after 8 years in Greece, including being tortured in a Greek prison, he is a changed man. ISBN: 0-312-043198.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 20572
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  • HOUSE ARREST. by Vlachos, Helen.
    Vlachos, Helen.
    HOUSE ARREST.

    Edition: 3rd US printing.

    Boston: Gambit, 1970. dj. Hardcover - First person account of this Greek newspaper owner who refused to publish under censorship in the 1960's when the Greek government was overthrown by the junta of colonels, and of her eventual escape to England. In addition, Vlachos tells of her life during the occupation of Greece during World War II and of the civil war that followed. Photographs, Index, 183 pp.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket (some rubbing to the dj).

    Book ID: 45149
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  • SEVEN TEARS FOR APOLLO by Whitney, Phyliis A.
    Whitney, Phyliis A.
    SEVEN TEARS FOR APOLLO

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, (1963.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A contemporary romantic novel of suspense, set on the Greek island of Rhodes. Her tenth novel. 305 pp. Dust jacket art by Ned Glauttauer.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (slight toning to the spine of the dj.)

    Book ID: 49986
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  • SEVEN TEARS FOR APOLLO by Whitney, Phyliis A.
    Whitney, Phyliis A.
    SEVEN TEARS FOR APOLLO

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, (1963.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A contemporary romantic novel of suspense, set on the Greek island of Rhodes. Her tenth novel. 305 pp. Dust jacket art by Ned Glauttauer.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (chip to upper end of the spine of the dj, not affecting any lettering.)

    Book ID: 56141
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  • A MERMAID IN NIKOLI. by Woods, William.
    Woods, William.
    A MERMAID IN NIKOLI.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Hill & Wang, (1967) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's sixth novel, the story of an actress named Xenia, both beautiful and talented and vicious and amoral, and of one man's obsession with her, giving up his wife and children and risking arrest to be with her. 174 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (short closed tear with associated creasing on upper edge of front cover, minor sunning to spine, original price of $4.95 on flap)

    Book ID: 83842
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