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Ambler: care of timeThe Care of Time‚ by Eric Ambler. Farrar Straus Giroux. New York‚ 1981. Some rubbing on both inside covers. Dust jacket shows some wear and yellowing‚ as well as some creasing / nicks. Good. $3.00. Halberstam: reckoningThe Reckoning‚ by Halberstam, David. William Morrow and Company. New York. Price sticker from Bradlees and yellowing on dust jacket. Some shelfware‚ edgeware. Good to very good. $4.00.

Brunner: midgeThe Midge‚ by H.C. Brunner. Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York‚ 1886, hard cover. Some damage to spine. Notes inside front cover‚ first page‚ third page. Browning pages‚ a few chips. Some pulling away from interior spine‚ but pages are tight. Good. $20.00.

  Harrington: falconThe Gift of a Falcon‚ by Kent Harrington. McGraw-Hill Book Company‚ Inc.‚ New York. Hardcover. Slight discolorization on top edge near spine. Yellowing throughout. Does not appear to have been read. Minor creasing in dust jacket. Very good. $15.00.
Clark: Sweetheart/GirlLet Me Call You Sweetheart‚ by Mary Higgins Clark. McGraw-Hill Book Company‚ Inc.‚ New York. Hardcover. Simon and Schuster. New York‚ 1995. Some wear and rubbing to dust jacket, with a small scrape on the back. Book itself is in really nice shape. Also incudes a paperback copy of Ms. Clark’s Daddy’s Little Girl‚ which is in good to very good shape. Small nick on front‚ some wear to spine. Good to very good. $5.50.   Michener: sourceThe Source‚ by James A. Michener. Random House‚ Inc. New York‚ 1965. A Book-of-the-Month Club Selection. Hardcover. Green with cobalt blue lines; title‚ author and publisher in gold letter. Gold image of Astarte on front cover. Has bookplate of former owner, but no name is written upon it (says “for a gift to Hadassah Ex Libris”). Shows some signs of shelf wear. Dust jacket is chipped and worn. Good. $10.00.

 

Clark: Sweetheart/NighttimeLet Me Call You Sweetheart‚ by Mary Higgins Clark. Simon and Schuster. New York‚ 1995. Hardcover. Some wear to dust jacket‚ small tear on back. Book itself looks very good‚ although there is some staining on the edges and some writing on page 29. Also includesa paperback copy of Ms. Clark’s Nighttime is My Time‚ which is in very good shape. Never read‚ but it does have a bit of shelf wear as well as a couple of pen scratches on the edges. Good to very good. $3.50.

Robbins: skinnySkinny Legs and All‚ by Tom Robbins. Bantam Books New York 1990. Hardcover. Book-of-the-Month Club Edition. Minor nick on dust jacket by spine. Excellent. $7.75.

 

Clark: Sunday/NightMy Gal Sunday‚ by Mary Higgins Clark. Simon and Schuster. New York‚ 1996. Hardcover. Lots of wear to dust jacket. But the book itself is in very nice shape. There is a bit of writing on facing page Includes a paperback copy of Ms. Clark’s A Cry in the Night‚ which is also in good shape‚ some wear to spine, back cover. Back cover also has a couple of nicks. Good. $3.00.

  The Plot Against America‚ by Philip RothThe Plot Against America‚ by Philip Roth. Houghton Mifflin‚ New York‚ 2004. ISBN 0-618-50928-3. Book itself shows light shelfwear. Dustjacket has some rubbing on outside, discolouration on inside. Pages 213-220 are slightly dog-eared on bottom. Good to very good. $7.00.
Coulter: flowersFlowers in the Blood‚ by Gay Courter. A Dutton Book. Book of the Month Club Edition‚ New York 1990. Hardcover. Never read. Excellent. $7.50.   Skinner: sarahMadame Sarah‚ by Cornelia Otis Skinner. Houghton Mifflin Company‚ Boston, 1967. Some sort of scratching on second page, paint on edges of a few pages and dust jacket. Dust jacket also has some small staining‚ tears‚ nicks. Good. $7.00.
Franzen: 27The Twenty-Seventh City‚ by Jonathan Franzen. Farrar Straus Giroux‚ New York 1988. Hardcover. Some smudges on dusk jacket. Very good. $15.00.
Straight: gettingThe Getting Place‚ by Susan Straight. Hyperion, New York‚ 1996. Hardcover‚ first edition. Slight creasing on jacket‚ some scuffing/marks on edges‚ but looks very nice other wise. Very good. $7.00.
Gross: sarahSarah: a novel of Sarah Bernhardt‚ by Joel Gross. William Morrow and Company‚ Inc. New York 1987. First edition. Hard cover. Some smudging on a few edges on the side. On top edges‚ glue residue (as published) and a remainder mark. Dust jacket is shelf worn. Never read. I meant to. Honest. Good. $7.00. WodehouseWoodhouse on Crime‚ by P.G. Woodhouse. International Polygonics‚ Ltd.‚ New York City. Hardcover. Some chipping, small tear‚ and creasing on dust jacket. Very good. $20.00.

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