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Subject: January - Available Books
Date Posted: 1/3/2009 9:18 PM ET
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Both books have been claimed, thanks!

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Date Posted: 1/4/2009 8:03 PM ET
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Taken - thanks!

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Date Posted: 1/5/2009 12:48 AM ET
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I don't know what I was thinking, but I did not realize that Painting Mona Lisa and I, Mona Lisa was the same book and now I have a copy of each.  Does anyone want Painting Mona Lisa?  It's a brand new copy, never been read.  PM me if you want it and I will post it to your WL  ISBN 9780007210305.

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Date Posted: 1/10/2009 3:34 PM ET
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Just saw that one of the best books I read last year is available - The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox

If you haven't read this one yet, you really should! Great book!

The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox
Author: Maggie O'Farrell
ISBN-13: 9780151014118 - ISBN-10: 0151014116

There is a copy of Burning Bright available. I think the other editions are still wishlisted.

Burning Bright
Author: Tracy Chevalier
ISBN-13: 9780452289079 - ISBN-10: 0452289076

I bought this one new, and now there are both HC and TPB copies available. Grrr... I wanted it because I have always been fascinated by Bedlam; the insane asylum. I haven't read it yet, but it sounds good.

Bedlam: A Novel of Love and Madness
Author: Greg Hollingshead
ISBN-13: 9780312427429 - ISBN-10: 0312427425

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Date Posted: 1/11/2009 2:06 PM ET
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I just posted A Vision of Light by Judith Merkle Riley ISBN 0440205204 to my shelf.

Date Posted: 1/11/2009 10:13 PM ET
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I will second the fanstastic-ness of The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox.  It's not a real long book, but it is one that you don't want to end.  The writing is beautiful.

Date Posted: 1/16/2009 1:10 PM ET
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Just posted: The Knight of Maison-Rouge by Alexander Dumas: http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9780812969634-The+Knight+of+MaisonRouge+A+Novel+of+Marie+Antoinette+Modern+Library+Classics

Date Posted: 1/16/2009 3:11 PM ET
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I just posted A Rose for the Crown, the January BOM, brand-new copy.

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Date Posted: 1/16/2009 6:43 PM ET
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Date Posted: 1/21/2009 7:58 PM ET
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TAKEN.  I have an ex-library copy of Elizabeth Chadwick's The Falcons of Montabard (ISBN 0312332084).  It is in excellent condition.  If interested, please PM me by Friday morning and I"ll post to your wish list.

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Date Posted: 1/22/2009 11:18 AM ET
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There's a copy of Susan Kay's Legacy available about Queen Elizabeth I !!- I highly recommend this one

Date Posted: 1/22/2009 2:26 PM ET
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I agree - I'm reading it right now and it's excellent!

Date Posted: 1/23/2009 11:43 AM ET
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The Monsters of Templeton; hardback; isbn 9781401322250;  it's in giftable condition. First PM, I'll post it to your WL; please put it on autorequest.

I also have 2 unpostables; Queen in Waiting by Jean Plaidy; isbn 0399131019; the binding is loose for the first few pages, and on the inside cover and right inside the back cover, there are stains; I'm guessing it's some kind of old glue; thinking the book had a library plastic cover over it. I'm not 100% sure. There is a dust jacket. This is printed in 1967. I don't understand how to tell if this is a first printing or not....says first american printing 1985. It has an older looking type of font.

The other unpostable is To The Scaffold by Carrolly Erickson; isbn 0688073018; this does say First Edition.  There is no dust jacket. On the long side of the book, when closed, there is what appears to be water stains; there's no warping to any pages, nor does the stain appear on any page as you open the book and flip through it.

As these 2 unpostables are both hardback, I will offer them one free with any 2 credit order from my shelf.  First PM w/orders can have them.

Thanks --  Karen

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Date Posted: 1/23/2009 9:35 PM ET
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Before I post these, let me know if anyone is interested in receiving them. 

Cassandra Lost by Joanna Catherine Scott ( like new large sized paperback)

Duchess: a Novel of Sarah Churchill by Susan Holloway Scott ( excellent large sized paperback copy)

The Memoirs of Helen of Troy by Amanda Elyot ( hardcover )

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Date Posted: 1/24/2009 10:21 AM ET
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Just saw this non-fction book -

Over the Edge of the World : Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe (P.S.) :: Laurence Bergreen
ISBN-13: 9780060936389 - ISBN-10: 006093638X

I read this last year and really enjoyed it. It's very interesting and there are parts so fast-paced and exciting that it almost reads more like a fiction book.

Date Posted: 1/24/2009 6:29 PM ET
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If anyone is interested in reading this steamy novel about Madame du Barry, mistress to Louis XV and eventually a victim of the Terror of the French Revolution, it is available from my shelf. The dust jacket has a tear that's been scotch taped, but is otherwise in postable condition (dust jackets don't matter via PBS but I thought I'd mention it in the forum.