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  • SUNFLOWER. by West, Rebecca.
    West, Rebecca.
    SUNFLOWER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Viking, (1987.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Thinly disguised autobiographical novel written by West in the 1920's about her obsessive love affair with Lord Beaverbrook and the disintegration of her relationship with H. G. Wells, and not published until after her death. With an afterword by Victoria Glendenning. 276 pp. ISBN: 0-670-813869.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46459
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • West, Rebecca.
    SUNFLOWER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Viking, (1987.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Thinly disguised autobiographical novel written by West in the 1920's about her obsessive love affair with Lord Beaverbrook and the disintegration of her relationship with H. G. Wells, and not published until after her death. With an afterword by Victoria Glendenning. 276 pp. ISBN: 0-670-813869.

    Condition: Very good in a very good dustjacket.

    Book ID: 15878
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • SUNFLOWER. by West, Rebecca.
    West, Rebecca.
    SUNFLOWER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Viking, (1987.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Thinly disguised autobiographical novel written by West in the 1920's about her obsessive love affair with Lord Beaverbrook and the disintegration of her relationship with H. G. Wells, and not published until after her death. With an afterword by Victoria Glendenning. 276 pp. ISBN: 0-670-813869.

    Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket (remainder mark.)

    Book ID: 47488
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • West, Rebecca.
    THE BIRDS FALL DOWN.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Viking, (1966) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set at in the early years of the twentieth century, based on actual events which helped pave the way for Lenin to rise to power in Russia. Told from the point of a view of a young girl, half-English, and the granddaughter of an exiled Russian aristocrat living in Paris. A book which combines the elements of a spy thriller with a thoughtful probing into human motives. 435 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 18434
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  • West, Rebecca.
    THE BIRDS FALL DOWN.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Macmillan, 1966. Hardcover first edition - Novel set at in the early years of the twentieth century, based on actual events which helped pave the way for Lenin to rise to power in Russia. Told from the point of a view of a young girl, half-English, and the granddaughter of an exiled Russian aristocrat living in Paris. A book which combines the elements of a spy thriller with a thoughtful probing into human motives. 435 pp.

    Condition: Very good in paper covered boards, no dj. (some spotting to the edges of the textblock.)

    Book ID: 16852
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  • Wharton, Edith
    THE BUCCANEERS

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - Wharton's last novel, uncompleted at the time of her death in 1937, completed for this edition by Marion Mainwaring (it was originally published in its uncompleted form in 1938, and even then received praise as one of her most sophisticated novels.) Set in the 1870's, this is the story of five wealthy American girls, denied entry into New York society because their parents' money is too new, who travel to England and marry lords, earls and dukes who find their beauty charming, and their money useful. ISBN: 0-670-852199.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (a tight, unread copy, but some bumping to the edges.)

    Book ID: 8826
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • Wharton, Edith
    THE BUCCANEERS

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - Wharton's last novel, uncompleted at the time of her death in 1937, completed for this edition by Marion Mainwaring (it was originally published in its uncompleted form in 1938, and even then received praise as one of her most sophisticated novels.) Set in the 1870's, this is the story of five wealthy American girls, denied entry into New York society because their parents' money is too new, who travel to England and marry lords, earls and dukes who find their beauty charming, and their money useful. ISBN: 0-670-852199.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (slight spine slant, black line bottom edge.)

    Book ID: 28823
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • Wharton, Edith
    HUDSON RIVER BRACKETED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Appleton, 1929. Hardcover first edition - One of the best of her later novels. First edition with the (1) on the last page of text.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean (some wear to the corners, hinges reinforced, lacking the dj.)

    Book ID: 20968
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • THE GODS ARRIVE. by Wharton, Edith.
    Wharton, Edith.
    THE GODS ARRIVE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1932. dj. Hardcover first edition - The last novel Wharton completed, a sequel to 'Hudson River Bracketed.' Rear cover of the dust jacket has an 'appreciation' of Wharton which refers to her as 'our foremost living novelist.' From the library of author/critic Joseph Vincent Ridgely, with both his bookplate inside the front cover, and with his hand-written name on the front endpaper. 431 pp.

    Condition: Very good in dark blue cloth with gilt lettering in very good dust jacket (some soiling to top edge of textblock, rubbing to folds of dj and light edgewear - overall the rather uncommon dustjacket is in much better condition than usually found. )

    Book ID: 29619
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  • Wharton, Edith.
    MADAME DE TREYMES AND OTHERS: Four Novelettes.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    New York: Scribner's, 1970. Includes The Touchstone, Sanctuary, Madame de Treymes and The Brunner Sisters, novellettes originally published between 1900 and 1916. A title in the Contemporary Classics series. ISBN: 0-684-132354.

    Condition: Good condition (some underlining in the title story only.)

    Book ID: 25357
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • THE CHILDREN. by Wharton, Edith.
    Wharton, Edith.
    THE CHILDREN.

    Edition: First thus- reprint..

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1971) dj. Hardcover - A new edition of one of Wharton's later novels, originally published in 1928. 282 pp. ISBN: 0-684106469.

    Condition: Near fine in a good dust jacket (price-clipped, some edgewear and chipping to dj).

    Book ID: 84473
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  • Wharton, Edith.
    MADAME DE TREYMES AND OTHERS: Four Novelettes.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    New York: Scribner's, 1970. Includes The Touchstone, Sanctuary, Madame de Treymes and The Brunner Sisters, novellettes originally published between 1900 and 1916. A title in the Contemporary Classics series. ISBN: 0-684-132354.

    Condition: Very good.

    Book ID: 25395
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • Wharton, Edith
    HUDSON RIVER BRACKETED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Appleton, 1929. Hardcover first edition - One of the best of her later novels. First edition with the (1) on the last page of text.

    Condition: Very good+ in very dark blue cloth with gold lettering - lettering on spine is dulled, but still readable, otherwise the book is very clean and tight.

    Book ID: 24910
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • Wharton, Edith
    THE BUCCANEERS

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Viking, 1993. First edition - Wharton's last novel, uncompleted at the time of her death in 1937, completed for this edition by Marion Mainwaring (it was originally published in its uncompleted form in 1938, and even then received praise as one of her most sophisticated novels.) Set in the 1870's, this is the story of five wealthy American girls, denied entry into New York society because their parents' money is too new, who travel to England and marry lords, earls and dukes who find their beauty charming, and their money useful.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 27847
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • MISS TOOSEY'S MISSION. by Whitaker, Evelyn (1844-1929)
    Whitaker, Evelyn (1844-1929)
    MISS TOOSEY'S MISSION.

    Edition: Gift edition.

    New York: Barse & Hopkins, n.d, (ca 1910). Hardcover - A charming little book containing Whitaker's first and most popular story, originally published anonymously in 1878. A title in The Golden Books Series. Small format, 61 pp.

    Condition: Fine in brown paper covered boards with a cream spine, stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, Calling card with gift inscription on reverse laid in.

    Book ID: 60848
    Keywords: religion, Women Authors
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  • LIVING WITH MINKA AND CURDY: A Marmalade Cat and His Siamese Wife. by White, Antonia
    White, Antonia
    LIVING WITH MINKA AND CURDY: A Marmalade Cat and His Siamese Wife.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Harvill Press, (1970) dj. Hardcover first edition - Although Mrs Bell had been reluctant to replace her tryrannical cat Victoria, one day she found herself with two kittens - "a very elegant Siamese lady and a splendid marmalade tom." This novel (is it really fiction?) tells what life with these cats is like. 191 pp. ISBN: 0-00271454.

    Condition: Very near fine in blue cloth with gilt lettering in a near fine dustjacket (light soiling to back cover of dj).

    Book ID: 84356
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  • White, Antonia
    BEYOND THE GLASS

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Henry Regnery, 1955. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel of a young woman's descent into madness and of her recovery. Hard to find in the hardcover first edition.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (some erasable penciled comments on front endpaper, light edgewear and rubbing to dj.)

    Book ID: 18337
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • THE LOST TRAVELLER. by White, Antonia
    White, Antonia
    THE LOST TRAVELLER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, 1950. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, published 15 years after her classic first novel, "Frost in May."" Opening in 1914, and set against the background of the First World War, Clara experiences the confusions of adolescence. Then tragedy strikes and her childhood comes to an end as she realises that neither parents nor her faith can help her. Although each is a complete novel in itself, "The Lost Traveller" is the first in a trilogy sequel to White's first novel "Frost in May." Together these form a portrait of a young girl's journey to adulthood. The trilogy continues with "The Sugar House" and "Beyond the Glass." Rather uncommon in the hardcover first edition. 312 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a fair only dust jacket. with significant rubbing, edgewear and several tears (now protected by an archival cover) Original price of $3.00 on dj flap.

    Book ID: 84687
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  • THE GIRL ON LEGARE STREET. by White, Karen.
    White, Karen.
    THE GIRL ON LEGARE STREET.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: New American Library - NAL, (2009). First edition - Psychic suspense novel set in Charleston, South Carolina. Issued as a trade paperback original. 335 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 58538
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  • Wiggins, Marianne
    BET THEY'LL MISS US WHEN WE'RE GONE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, 1991. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her second collection of short stories. SIGNED on the title page by the author. ISBN: 0-06-0161396.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (a tight copy, appears unread, but with a remainder line.)

    Book ID: 21501
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  • EVELESS EDEN. by Wiggins, Marianne.
    Wiggins, Marianne.
    EVELESS EDEN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel which is "at once a love story and a tale of intrigue set in the tumultuous world of international journalism." SIGNED on the title page. 337 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0169516).

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 47624
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • SEPARATE CHECKS. by Wiggins, Marianne.
    Wiggins, Marianne.
    SEPARATE CHECKS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1984.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her third novel, in an unusual format, with short stories written by the protagonist - Ellery McQueen who is, when the novel opens, a patient at a private psychiatric hospital - inside the overall story . 271 pp. ISBN: 0-394-532554.

    Condition: SIGNED on the title page by Wiggins. Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 28748
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • Wiggins, Marianne.
    HERSELF IN LOVE and Other Stories.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Viking, 1987. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her fourth book, and first collection of short stories - Ariel Dorfman called them 'intense, enigmatic, undeceiving; these stories stalked and seduced me.'. ISBN: 0-670-815527.

    Condition: SIGNED on the title page. Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 25994
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • BET THEY'LL MISS US WHEN WE'RE GONE by Wiggins, Marianne
    Wiggins, Marianne
    BET THEY'LL MISS US WHEN WE'RE GONE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her second collection of short stories. 180 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0161396.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 49129
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  • Wiggins, Marianne
    JOHN DOLLAR

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, 1989. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page. The powerful and dramatic story of a young English woman, widowed by World War I, who goes to Rangoon in Burma in 1918, and of the disaster which hits this small British community. Most of all this is the story of how Charlotte Lewes and 8 of her pupils survived on a small deserted island. In the tradition of 'Lord of the Flies.' 218 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0160705.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 34021
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • Wiggins, Marianne.
    ALMOST HEAVEN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown, 1998. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel set in the American South by this award-winning writer. SIGNED on the title page. 213 pp. ISBN: 0-517-707624.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 32709
    Keywords: new, Women Authors
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  • Wiggins, Marianne.
    SEPARATE CHECKS.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1989.). SIGNED - Her third novel, in an unusual format, with short stories written by the protagonist - Ellery McQueen who is, when the novel opens, a patient at a private psychiatric hospital - inside the overall story . SIGNED on the title page. 271 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0972076.

    Condition: Good condition (usual toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 32004
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • Wiggins, Marianne
    BET THEY'LL MISS US WHEN WE'RE GONE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, (1991.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her second collection of short stories. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-06-0161396.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 30800
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  • STATE OF GRACE: Author's Choice Monthly, Issue #16. by Wilhelm, Kate.
    Wilhelm, Kate.
    STATE OF GRACE: Author's Choice Monthly, Issue #16.

    Edition: First printing, a numbered and signed limited edition.

    Eugene, OR: Pulphouse Publishing, (1991). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Collects six short stories and an introduction by Wilhelm. One of 300 hardcover copies SIGNED by the author on the title page and individual numbered on the colophon. Frontispiece and cover art by George Barr. 98 pp plus statement of limitation.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81729
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  • A SENSE OF SHADOW. by Wilhelm, Kate.
    Wilhelm, Kate.
    A SENSE OF SHADOW.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1981. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "John Daniel Culbertson attempts to retain his despotic control over his family - even after death - by employing a research psychologist to choose the heir to his rich Oregon estate." SIGNED on the title page. 215 pp. ISBN: 0-395305454.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81730
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