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A DAUGHTER OF HETH., Black, William (1841-1898).
1 Black, William (1841-1898). A DAUGHTER OF HETH.
London Collins Clear-Type Press Full-Leather Very Good E. Welch Ridout. 
414 pp, 16mo (6 1/8" H). Thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt. Burgundy endpapers, b&w illustrations, including frontispiece, decorated title page. **No dustjacket or slipcase.** When a spirited Catholic orphan from France comes to live with her Presbyterian relatives in Scotland, she becomes interested in a married nobleman - tragedy ensues. The Scottish author, William Black, had a large output and was very popular in the 19th century. "A Daughter of Heth" was one of his most successful novels. 1933 Christmas gift inscrption in ink on half-title page with some ink offset on opposite page, light toning to margins of pages, very light browning to fore-edge and bottom of text block, minor edge wear, slight fading to spine colour, small light scuff on front cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
2 St. Laurent, Cecil. Translated by Coburn Gilman. Cover art by Freeman Eliot. THE SECRETS OF CAROLINE CHERIE.
Dell, New York, 1959. 
288 pp, mass market paperback. "It was Talleyrand himself who sent Caroline to the Russian Imperial Court as France's secret agent. But when the Russian prince who entertained her learned the truth, only her own unsurpassable bewitchery could get her out." "More (and better) of France's favorite boudoir heroine, in the racy, rollicking sequel to 'The Affairs of Caroline Cherie', 'Caroline Cherie', 'Caroline Coquette'. In which the French successor to Amber, Kitty, and Duchess Hotspur mixes with war and politics - and finds both her patriotism (and her marital fidelity) severely strained." Interior - very light browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, ve r y l i g h t rubbing - mainly on rear cover, front hinge crease, soft ctrease on rear cover, light creases on spine. Very Good- 
Price: 10.00 USD
 


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