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PARIS. Attractive, furnished, 3-room apartment, between Bastille and République, 11th Arrondissement, elevator building, kitchen and bathroom, maid weekly, €2,500 a month. For further information: (212) 243-1522.

FRANCE, DORDOGNE—Privately sited, beautifully restored, 18th-century stone farmhouse. Antiques, modern amenities, saltwater pool. 28 bucolic acres of woods, meadow, orchards, stream. Charming nearby villages. Sleeps 4. Weekly. (212) 772-2030;;

PARIS ST. GERMAIN (6°)—lovely top floor, elevator, well furnished, ideal for two, max three, people.

PARIS (SQUARE BERLIOZ—9th arr.), WiFi, 3BR/2Bth, beautiful full-floor condo, 4th floor, elevator. Tel.: (415) 922-8888.

LONDON ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL RENTALS. Established over 22 years. Contact Sabbatical Homes Ltd. Web site; e-mail; telephone (+44) 20 8906 4747.

FLORENCE, PIAZZA S. CROCE, 2BR, large kitchen, living room, two bathrooms, fully equipped, €1,700 per month. For photos and details, contact

Vacation Rental

CHARMING CT LAKE COTTAGE on beautiful Lake Lillinonah, in “Vermont-like” Town of Bridgewater. Only 1.25 hours from City. 2.5 br/1.5 ba. W/D in unit. Designer furnished, Miele D/W, central air, 3 decks, canoe included. Dock for your boat and kayak. Year-round rental, $1,850/month. OK for Summer rental (Memorial Day to Labor Day: $17,000. Contact:


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Real Estate

STUDIO (30' x 50', designed for movement) and light-filled house for sale: Copake, between Hudson and the Berkshires; 360° rural views, organic gardens with fruit trees. $335,000. (518) 329-5722.

FLORENCE, ITALY. Prestigious flat for sale in historic building in the center of Florence, first floor, “piano nobile,” full of light, 249 square meters (2,680 sf), on two levels (height 5 meters, 14 1/2 feet); small courtyard, laundry, large cave. Three bathrooms, two main bedrooms, wardrobe, drawing and reading rooms, studio, 2-story library, large hall, dining room, fully equipped. For enquiries,

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VENICE, ITALY. Apartment for sale. Tranquil zone, sunny, air conditioned, optimum condition. 1,000 square feet on 2 levels. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, study. Appliances, furniture convey.

LOVELY PARIS apartment for sale. Ideal for connection to Eurostar, airports. Details:

Personal Services

THE RIGHT STUFF—Date fellow graduates and faculty of the Ivies, Stanford, and a few other excellent schools.; (800) 988-5288.

EROTIC EXPLOSION. Let me blow your mind, your ultimate erogenous zone. Provocative talk with educated beauty. No limits. (866) 540-7588.

EXCELLENT MASSAGE by Attractive Asian Female—Midtown Eastside (646) 515-2858.

UNIQUE EROTIC THERAPY. Extraordinary Touch. Unforgettable. Discreet; private. West Village, NYC. By appointment only. (212) 645-4995.

YOUR LONDON MAN! Arranges everything pleasurable! Real estate buying/letting. Country estate visits, antique/art sourcing. Entertainment.


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SEEKING THAT ELUSIVE OTHER: Female novelist, heart on left, optimist despite the odds, at home in several countries, seeks accomplished male counterpart open to shared solitude, solidarity, romance, mid-50s to late 60s.

NYC MATCHMAKING SERVICE is offering complimentary memberships to men. Meet attractive, accomplished individuals who are interested in long-term, substantive companionship. (212) 877-5151;

EAST BAY MAN, working artist, physically, mentally agile, financially secure, 60s, looking for a woman involved with or seriously interested in the arts.

NYC AREA. Vibrant, active, London-born woman, Jewish, 68. Cultured, classy and curious, seeking youthful, athletic man with broad interests.

BAY AREA MAN 74, accomplished writer, so fit he still plays basketball, seeks local woman to cherish, to attend readings with and observe our bizarre culture, camp in the Sierra and look for crystals, lounge around in the garden. (510) 654-6495.

PRETTY mocha-complexioned woman (intelligent, warm, light-hearted, in her sophisticated early 40s) seeks Caucasian gentleman (aged late 30s–50s) for love, laughter, and beautiful future together. Reply with bio/photo in confidence:



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Books Wanted

WE BUY DESIGN BOOKS Open Air Modern is actively seeking to buy libraries on 20th century design: furniture, industrial, interior, architecture monographs, and photography. (718) 383-6465,

Furniture Wanted

WE BUY MID CENTURY FURNITURE 1950s–1970s Danish Modern, Eames, Wegner, Finn Juhl, Nakashima, Gretta Grossman, Herman Miller, Knoll, France & Son etc. Calder too. (718) 383-6465,

Consulting Services

UNDER-STIMULATED HIGHLY LITERATE retired AV business/business litigation attorney seeks contract work as a non-attorney consultant crafting, negotiating and/or drafting creative business/financial solutions. No engagement too small—provided it is sufficiently challenging. Please respond to

Author’s Query

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BIOGRAPHER INTERESTED in interviewing people with personal knowledge of John Kennedy Toole, and/or his family and acquaintances. Also interested in access to letters, journals, or documents. Please contact Jodee Blanco:


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Position Available

GERMAN NOVEL, approx. 320 standard pages, seeks translation into American English. All-in fee. Interested persons should be American native speakers and have experience in translating fiction. Contact

Call for Information

KINDLY PROVIDE ANECDOTES, information, photographs regarding de RHAM dance classes, William deRham, Vera deRham.

Career Counseling

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