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  • PORTRAIT IN SEPIA. by Allende, Isabel.
    Allende, Isabel.
    PORTRAIT IN SEPIA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, 2001. dj. Hardcover first edition - Historical novel set in late 19th century Chile; it continues the story told in 'Daughter of Fortune.' Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. Family tree chart on endpapers. 304 pp. ISBN: 0-06-6211611.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 33242
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  • PORTRAIT IN SEPIA. by Allende, Isabel.
    Allende, Isabel.
    PORTRAIT IN SEPIA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, 2001. dj. Hardcover first edition - Historical novel set in late 19th century Chile; it continues the story told in 'Daughter of Fortune.' Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. Family tree chart on endpapers. 304 pp. ISBN: 0-06-6211611.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 26343
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  • PORTRAIT IN SEPIA. by Allende, Isabel.
    Allende, Isabel.
    PORTRAIT IN SEPIA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, 2001. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Historical novel set in late 19th century Chile; it continues the story told in 'Daughter of Fortune.' SIGNED on the title page with a small flower drawing. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. Family tree chart on endpapers. 304 pp. ISBN: 0-06-6211611.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80877
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  • MAMAW: A Novel of an Outlaw Mother by Dodd, Susan
    Dodd, Susan
    MAMAW: A Novel of an Outlaw Mother

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of the remarkable woman who was the mother of the James boys. Frontispiece portrait. Author's afterword. 350 pp. ISBN: 0-670-821802.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 22618
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  • NATIVES OF MY PERSON. by Lamming, George.
    Lamming, George.
    NATIVES OF MY PERSON.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York & London: Allison & Busby, (1986) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A reissue of Lamming's allegorical novel which tells the story of a journey of a slave ship toward San Christobal during the early colonial period. Originally published in 1972, this is one of the most important novels by this award-winning author, who was born and educated in Barbados. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper, and uncommon thus. 351 pp. ISBN: 0-850316952.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83250
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  • Lamming, George.
    NATIVES OF MY PERSON.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York & London: Allison & Busby, (1986) dj. Hardcover first edition - A reissue of Lamming's allegorical novel which tells the story of a journey of a slave ship toward San Christobal during the early colonial period. Originally published in 1972, this is one of the most important novels by this award-winning author, who was born and educated in Barbados. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper, and uncommon thus. 351 pp. ISBN: 0-850316952.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 83508
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  • Linney, Romulus.
    HEATHEN VALLEY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 1962. dj. Hardcover first edition - Rather uncommon first edition of this author's first novel, based on the history of the Valle Crucis mission in the mountains of North Carolina in the mid-nineteenth century, and of the struggles of the bishop who conceived it and the deacon who ran it. Linney wrote a play with the same title based on his novel, and in 2004, this novel was finally reissued in paperback. 311 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library with markings , binding cracked mid-book, but in a very near fine and unmarked dustjacket. Striking dust jacket art by Walter Ferro.

    Book ID: 30268
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  • AFTER THE AFTERNOON. by MacArthur, Arthur.
    MacArthur, Arthur.
    AFTER THE AFTERNOON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: D. Appleton-Century, 1941. dj. Hardcover first edition - "The story of a Grecian faun who, after becoming the lover of Aphrodite, is endowed with immortality and the power to enter the human body, male or female, of his choice. From an idyllic marriage to a Cretan maid, the faun moves to Egypt, where he takes part in the cruel intrigues and orgiastic splendors of that magnificent court."
    The first novel by this author who was born in New Orleans and returned there after many years studying music and singing in Europe and Hollywood. The striking dustjacket design is by the Louisiana artist Caroline Wogan Durieux (1896-1989), a New Orleans native of Creole descent and who returned…

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    New York: D. Appleton-Century, 1941. dj. Hardcover first edition - "The story of a Grecian faun who, after becoming the lover of Aphrodite, is endowed with immortality and the power to enter the human body, male or female, of his choice. From an idyllic marriage to a Cretan maid, the faun moves to Egypt, where he takes part in the cruel intrigues and orgiastic splendors of that magnificent court."
    The first novel by this author who was born in New Orleans and returned there after many years studying music and singing in Europe and Hollywood. The striking dustjacket design is by the Louisiana artist Caroline Wogan Durieux (1896-1989), a New Orleans native of Creole descent and who returned to New Orleans after years in Cuba and Mexico, assuming in1938 the directorship of the WPA Federal Art Project in New Orleans, where Arthur MacArthur was working at the time this was published. 290 pp.

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    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (gift inscription dated 1944, chip to upper end of spine of dj, some discoloration to the edges of the dj.)

    Book ID: 50299
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  • STAR OF THE SEA. by O'Connor, Joseph.
    O'Connor, Joseph.
    STAR OF THE SEA.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harcourt, Inc., (2003) dj. Hardcover first edition - Agripping historical novel and thriller - "In the bitter winter of 1847, from an Ireland torn by famine and injustice, the Star of the Sea sets sail for New York. On board are hundreds of refugees, some optimistic, many more are desperate. Among them are a maid with a devastating secret, the bankrupt Lord Merridith and his wife and children, and a killer is stalking the decks." Sources. 386 pp. ISBN: 0-151009082.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 67248
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