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Phaeton Books

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RHUBARB FLOWERS pruned so plant won't go to seed. Makes an excellent bouquet. Our EXTENDED BLACK FRIDAY SALE continues through summer, FEATURING Booker Prize reading. Do a SEARCH of your fave author, say for western authors, Rick Bass. Everything is on sale. In AUTUMN we'll have gift-able books. Our LOYALTY PROGRAM welcomes you to query us so we may offer TWO FOR ONE, or see if a shipping upgrade is available (based on weight). You get it quicker just for asking.

PLEASE NOTE: UPGRADES TO 1ST CLASS (whenever noted) ARE NOW BY REQUEST. Use the Contact Seller button and we will confirm. Don't bother WITHIN 100 MILES OF NYC. It's of little value, as it's the same shipping area. Use our LOYALTY PROGRAM for all 6000+ TITLES. QUERY US for a discount (or shipping upgrade) on any future purchases. NOW with BASIC SHIPPING QUICKER TO UK AND EUROPE. Phaeton Books started as my own life-long collection and a book stall I had on Cape Cod (Mass.) in the nineties. While strong in US and foreign fiction, we turn to history to get an understanding of the world, and not just from an American POV. And with - travel, war, archeology, philosophy, art and oddities.

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Fine in very good dust jacket. SHIP DAILY from NJ w/tracking: GIFT-ABLE AS FEELS LIKE NEW UNREAD FIRST, FINE w/DJ NEAR FINE (settled former crease inside flap, glossy) AS SHOWN THIS COVERy) AS SHOWN THIS COVER. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 636 p. Audience: General/trade. 15394 15394--In 1989, Rushdie received a telephone call from a journalist who told the author that he had been "sentenced to death" by the Ayatollah Khomeini. So begins the extraordinary story of how a ...


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Edition: Bot Exclusive edition Binding: Audiobook CD Publisher: Books on Tape, New York Date published: 2015 ISBN-13: 9780385368568 ISBN: 0385368569

Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. SHIP DAILY from NJ with TRACKING; GIFT-ABLE AS FEELS NEW ex-small library, DISKS PERFECT, FINE in BOX VERY GOOD TO GOOD (glossy, library sticker) AS SHOWN THIS COVER. Audio CD (18 discs) recording in vinyl hard case. CDs. Audience: General/trade.13685 13685--Playing time: approx 22 hours. A Strangeness In My Mind is a novel Orhan Pamuk has worked on for six years. It is the story of boza seller Mevlut, the woman to whom he wrote three years' worth of love ... Read More

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Ever After

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY Date published: 1992 ISBN-13: 9780679409540 ISBN: 0679409548

Description: Fine in fine dust jacket. SHIP DAILY from NJ w/tracking; GIFT-ABLE AS NEAR NEW: FEELS NEW, FINE (rub to bottom spine) w/DJ FINE AS SHOWN THIS COVER. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 275 p. Audience: General/trade.16760 16760--A novel of astonishing scope and depth with all the narrative brilliance and historical resonance that readers have come to expect of the acclaimed author of Waterland. Ever After is a heartrending and humorous exploration of large and eternal questions embracing ballet ... Read More

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Trouble

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Viking Books Date published: 1993 ISBN-13: 9780670841486 ISBN: 067084148X

Description: New in new dust jacket. SHIP DAILY from NJ; GIFT-ABLE as NEW, fresh FIRST REMAINDER; NEW (small remainder mark top page edging) w/DJ NEW AS SHOWN THIS PHOTO. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 240 p. Audience: General/trade. 7995 7995-Orig publ in UK in 1993 as Affliction. Fay Weldon is known and celebrated as 'an insightful and persuasive social commentator with an exhilarating mind' (Susan Isaacs). No one has chronicled the marital front with as much wit and wickedness. ... Read More

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Arthur & George

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Edition: 3rd printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY Date published: 2006 ISBN-13: 9780307263100 ISBN: 030726310X

Description: Fine in very good dust jacket. Price clipped. SHIP DAILY from NJ w/tracking: GIFT-ABLE AS FEELS LIKE NEW LIGHTLY READ LATER PRINTING, NEAR FINE (corner bump, has been read) w/DJ NEAR FINE (glossy, wants to hug spine) AS SHOWN THIS COVER. Glued binding. Paper over boards. Deckle edge. With dust jacket. Audience: General/trade.15512 15512--A masterful novel about low crime and high spirituality, guilt and innocence, identity, nationality and race, this tale is a profound and witty meditation on ... Read More

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Travelers used book

Travelers

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, New York, NY Date published: 1973 ISBN-13: 9780060121938 ISBN: 0060121939

Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. SHIP DAILY from NJ w/tracking; RE-GIFT-ABLE AS USED, FEELS NEW FIRST: VERY GOOD (shelving sign) w/DJ VERY GOOD (price clipped) AS SHOWN THIS COVER. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. Deckle edge. 247 p. Audience: General/trade.16763 16763--In Travelers, Jhabvala examines the unlikely convergence of four wanderers: Asha, an imperious Indian widow, Raymond, a curious Englishman, Lee, an American looking for her spiritual core, and Gopi, an impressionable young ... Read More

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A God in Ruins used book

A God in Ruins

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Edition: First edition Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Back Bay Books Date published: 2016 ISBN-13: 9780316176507 ISBN: 0316176508

Description: Fine. SHIP DAILY from NJ w/tracking: GIFT-ABLE AS FEELS NEW, UNREAD; FINE TO VERY GOOD (lightest shelving sign, glossy) AS SHOWN THIS COVER. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. Audience: General/trade.15925 15925--Ursula Todd's brother Teddy is an old man trying to come to grips with his post-War life and with a modern world and family. Switching back and forth in time between memories of his childhood and his present, Teddy is an oblivious husband, a rueful father. He never quite got over the ... Read More

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On Chesil Beach new book

On Chesil Beach

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Edition: First edition Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Anchor Books Date published: 2018 ISBN-13: 9780525564669 ISBN: 0525564667

Description: New. SHIP DAILY from NJ w/tracking; NEW AS SHOWN THIS COVER. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 224 p. Audience: General/trade.17340 17340--On their wedding day, a young couple--Florence, daughter of an Oxford academic and a successful businessman, and Edward, an earnest history student with little experience of women--looks forward to the future while worrying about their upcoming wedding night. Read More

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The Folks That Live on the Hill

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Summit Books, New York, NY Date published: 1990 ISBN-13: 9780671708160 ISBN: 0671708163

Description: Fine in fine dust jacket. SHIP DAILY from NJ w/tracking: GIFT-ABLE AS NEAR NEW unread FIRST; FINE (pages toning) w/DJ NEAR NEW (glossy, subtle shelving sign) AS SHOWN THIS COVER. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 246 p. Audience: General/trade.15219 15219--Orig publ in the UK by Century Hutchinson Ltd. Retired librarian Harry Caldecote longs to revel in the pleasures of the 1980s during his waning years but has a problem--a nagging sense of responsibility for everyone he knows. A wickedly funny ... Read More

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The Old Devils

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Edition: 8th printing of re-issue Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Vintage Classics, London Date published: 2004 ISBN-13: 9780099461050 ISBN: 0099461056

Description: Fine. SHIPS 1ST CLASS UPGRADE (2-3 day delivery) from NJ w/tracking: GIFT-ABLE AS FEELS NEW and UNREAD LATER PRINTING, NEAR FINE (beginning spine crease) AS SHOWN THIS COVER. Trade paperback (UK). Glued binding. Vintage Classic. Audience: General/trade.16181 16181--Orig publ in the UK in 1986 by Hutchinson. Malcolm, Peter and Charlie and their Soave-sodden wives have one main ambition left in life: to drink Wales dry. But their routine is both shaken and stirred when they are joined by ... Read More

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