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  • Saxon groaned inwardly over the black-covered telescope basket.


  • An unfinished game of mahjong was laid out on the table next to a black-covered Greek lexicon.

    The Legacy

  • They had the beautiful black-covered Headline editions of Neil Gaiman's novels - my boyfriend got American Gods for £1.5.

    Scotland! And a Whole Lot of New Books

  • No one could look at the black-covered issue the New Yorker brought out the week after 9/11 and believe the magazine had curled up into a fetal ball of wish fulfillment.

    Horse Hockey: James Wolcott

  • Inside, Gunn saw the reason for the shape of the drawers—a huge, black-covered book, maybe twenty inches by thirty, lay inside.

    Love and Death

  • And then was Sir Tristram ware of a likely knight riding upon a great black horse, and a black-covered shield.

    Le Morte d'Arthur: Sir Thomas Malory's book of King Arthur and of his noble knights of the Round table

  • She gripped a large black-covered book in her hand, gesturing with it toward the door.

    The Second Evil

  • After I replaced the black-covered and well-thumbed pages in my pack, I stared into emptiness.

    The Magic of Recluce

  • The single candle in the tiny room Justen had procured, with two narrow beds not much more than pallets, seemed adequate enough for some reading, and I pulled the black-covered book from my pack.

    The Magic of Recluce

  • She produced a small, black-covered book and studied it thoughtfully.

    My Bones Will Keep


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