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  • THE PLANT MAGIC MAN. by Durrell, Lawrence.
    Durrell, Lawrence.

    Edition: First thus- a slim trade paperback, issued simultaneously with a signed limited edition.

    Santa Barbara: Capra Press, 1973. First edition - An essay by Durrell on his experience with Ludo Chardenon, a herbalist in Arles, Provence. Cover blocks by Margaret Wilson. The fifth title in the 'Yes! Capra Chapbook Series' edited by Robert Durand and Noel Young. Illustrated with small decorations and woodcuts throughout. 25 pp plus a facsimile copy of Chardenon's preparations and plants, a final woodcut, a photograph of Chardenon and Durrell and the colophon. ISBN: 0-912264-519.

    Condition: Very good overall in illustrated wrappers (small chip to upper corner of front cover.)

    Book ID: 60795
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  • JACQUOT AND THE MASTER. by O'Brien, Martin.
    O'Brien, Martin.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Headline (Hodder), (2007) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Thriller set at a luxurious resort on a hilltop in Provence, a former monastery where an old artist - the Master - the last of the generation that included Picasso and Matisse has a lifetime tenancy on the tower, which blocks the final renovations. The third in the series featuring Chief Inspector Daniel Jacquot, who is first sent there to investigate a missing person - but soon winds up with three murders. SIGNED on the title page with a 2 line quote from the book and dated in the year of publication. 408 pp. ISBN: 978-0755335039.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (toning to pages, as is common with UK editions)

    Book ID: 86670
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