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  • York, Thomas
    Desireless: A Novel of New Orleans

    Edition: First printing

    Markham, ON: Viking / Penguin, 1989. Tan and brown boards. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48980
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  • MAGNAN, l'Abbé D.-M.-A. (Denis Michel Aristide Magnan).
    Histoire de la race française aux États-Unis. Ouvrage illustré de 18 gravures hors texte et d'une carte géographique.

    Edition: First edition.

    Paris: Charles Amat, 1912. [4], (xx), (359) pp + plates and one folding map. Canadian issue, bound in publisher's half grey-green cloth and marbled boards, with "Beauchemin" spine imprint. Tanning to endpapers from binding materials; small corner torn from front free endpaper; one inch tear to fore margin of half-title leaf neatly repaired with clear archival paper tape (no text affected); spine very lightly darkened; else a fine tight copy, no owner names. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 21254
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  • Jones, Terry L.
    Lee's Tigers: The Louisiana Infantry in the Army of Northern Virginia

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, (c1987). Second printing. Yellow cloth. Fine copy, no owner names. Yellow dust jacket has lightly sunned spine, a few nicks, VG.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 28963
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  • HOUSTON, Margaret Bell
    MOON OF DELIGHT

    New York: A.L. Burt, no date. ca. 193- ? reprint from 1931 Dodd, Mead plates. lue cloth stamped in black and yellow. [6], 282 pp. Slight yellowing to page edges, light toning to text paper; a VG tight and unworn copy otherwise, no owner names. The dust jacket has a fingernail-size chip at foot of spine with loss of a couple letters, shallow chip across head of spine just touching the top of "Moon", vertical crease and light rubbing to spine; short tears to panels and flap folds, with chips to lower outer corner of front panel with loss of one letter of "Houston"; in all, good, but still presentable in appearance. A "romantic mystery" about stolen jewels and…

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    New York: A.L. Burt, no date. ca. 193- ? reprint from 1931 Dodd, Mead plates. lue cloth stamped in black and yellow. [6], 282 pp. Slight yellowing to page edges, light toning to text paper; a VG tight and unworn copy otherwise, no owner names. The dust jacket has a fingernail-size chip at foot of spine with loss of a couple letters, shallow chip across head of spine just touching the top of "Moon", vertical crease and light rubbing to spine; short tears to panels and flap folds, with chips to lower outer corner of front panel with loss of one letter of "Houston"; in all, good, but still presentable in appearance. A "romantic mystery" about stolen jewels and a mysterious veiled woman set in the French Quarter of New Orleans. The author was from Houston, Texas.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52599
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  • Chopin, Kate
    The Awakening

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996. Large octavo, 140, (2) pp. Cloth and boards with printed clear plastic wrapper. 16 pp of period photos at front. Soft ripples to front free endpaper, else fine, no owner names. Wrapper has light surface rubbing, bit of rubbing to the flap copy, VG. Nice edition of this American literary classic originally published in 1899, set in New Orleans.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 24136
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  • GILCHRIST, Rupert
    THE MASTER OF DRAGONARD HILL

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Souvenir Press, 1976. Light brown boards. pp 317, [3]. Text paper slightly toned, as usual; small light grey spot to fore margin of title page; else a fine copy, no owner names, in fine jacket, flap price (£3.50) intact. The second volume in the Dragonard Trilogy by this author from the Caribbean island of Nevis. An historical novel set in 18th century Louisiana. Masters and black slaves, whips, high black boots and tight pants.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 27427
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  • THE STINGAREE MURDERS by PLEASANTS, W. Shepard
    PLEASANTS, W. Shepard
    THE STINGAREE MURDERS

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Mystery League, 1932. Black lettered in light green, green on white decorated endpapers. pp 286, (1, ad), [1]. Light yellowing to page edges, green top page edges lightly sunned, else fine. Nice period jacket (art by Gene) has modest wear to spine ends, small creased tear to front panel, near fine otherwise. "Surrounded by the vast, steaming marshes of Louisiana, whose shore lines were a growth of weeds and coarse grass, a veritable quicksand, the crippled houseboat Terrapin drifted aimlessly over Lost Ship Reef, completely cut off from the mainland by the treacherous blow that Murder had delivered to one of the distinguished guests aboard. The gay trip, designed as a brief vacation for Governor Lacroix of…

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    New York: Mystery League, 1932. Black lettered in light green, green on white decorated endpapers. pp 286, (1, ad), [1]. Light yellowing to page edges, green top page edges lightly sunned, else fine. Nice period jacket (art by Gene) has modest wear to spine ends, small creased tear to front panel, near fine otherwise. "Surrounded by the vast, steaming marshes of Louisiana, whose shore lines were a growth of weeds and coarse grass, a veritable quicksand, the crippled houseboat Terrapin drifted aimlessly over Lost Ship Reef, completely cut off from the mainland by the treacherous blow that Murder had delivered to one of the distinguished guests aboard. The gay trip, designed as a brief vacation for Governor Lacroix of Louisiana by Leonard Reade, well known publisher and sportsman, and including eleven guests, from the very start, had been under the disturbing menace of the threats against Lacroix's life by the vicious 'Stingaree,' whose recent raids had terrified the entire State - and now the dreaded mysterious marauder had struck." - jacket. Somewhat ingenious murders, but a rather racist text. Author's only novel. He may have been from Louisiana as he co-authored a New Orleans company history.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42679
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