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; email@example.com; www.gaurenne.com.
PARIS—5TH. Blue-state special. Elegant ground-floor studio. 17th-century building, steps from Seine, opposite Notre Dame. Gourmet kitchen. Sleeps three. One week minimum. firstname.lastname@example.org.
PARIS ST. GERMAIN (6°)—lovely top floor, elevator, well furnished, ideal for two, max three, people. email@example.com.
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.
PARIS (SQUARE BERLIOZ—9th arr.), WiFi, 3BR/2Bth, beautiful full-floor condo, 4th floor, elevator. www.parisflat4u.com. Tel.: (415) 922-8888.
FLORENCE, PIAZZA S. CROCE, 2BR, large kitchen, living room, two bathrooms, fully equipped, €1,700 per month. For photos and details, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
ITALY, Umbria, Montone, Architect’s 3BR villa for rent in high countryside within privatecompound containing 17th century ruin for sale fully ready for restoration as 5BR villaunique opportunity in current economy. Come, rent, and explore. www.bacciana.com and email@example.com.
GREECE, MONEMVASIA—Fully-funished accommodations overlooking the sea in Medieval citadel. Breathtaking views, luminosity and silence. Special offer for sabbatical. www.byzantine-escapade.com.
THE RIGHT STUFF—Date fellow graduates and faculty of the Ivies, Stanford, and a few other excellent schools. www.rightstuffdating.com; (800) 988-5288.
EROTIC EXPLOSION. Let me blow your mind, your ul-timate erogenous zone. Provocative talk with educated beauty. No limits. (866) 540-7588.
EXCELLENT MASSAGE by Attractive Asian Female—Midtown Eastside (646) 515-2858. firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNIQUE EROTIC THERAPY. Extraordinary Touch. Unforgettable. Discreet; private. West Village,NYC. By appointment only. (212) 645-4995. www.zeusdarlins.com.
FRANCE-BASED WOMAN seeks friendship, man about fifty intellectual, patient, loves cultural towns (London, Ottawa, NYC) hopes to share your daily life later. email@example.com.
DARK-HAIRED, dark-eyed, spirited and sensuous woman, 48, a psychiatrist and a writer; seeks courageous, warm and open partner for true companionship. Applicants must embrace life with two small children. Write Susan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HANDSOME, HUMOROUS DWM of 65 is less interested in the quantity of post-grad degrees you possess or countries you’ve visited than in the quality of your heart. I offer tenderness and appreciation to a sweet woman who seeks genuine connection. email@example.com.
LA WOMAN. Warm, smart, creative, professionally accomplished, hip and pretty, and in my 60s. Looking for bright, fun, emotionally open 60-ish man for loving relationship. NYR Box 66001.
SLENDER, pretty widow, retired lawyer, Canadian born and raised, lives in La Jolla overlooking ocean, loves books, classical music, art, lifelong learner, thinks deeply, sees the humorous side of life, world traveller, values kindness and integrity seeks accomplished, warm thoughtful man for adventure, intimacy, companionship in my home and/or yours, 70s+ but numbers are less relevant than fitness and zest for life. firstname.lastname@example.org.
IF LIFE IS MEANT to be lived by twos/Then for the Me, pray where’s the Youse?/ 80ish mensches, please reply! NYR Box 65902.
NYC WIDOW, 82, seeks friendship with man of integrity, humor and intelligence. Hope you’ll write. NYR Box 66000.
CARING COMPANIONSHIP. NYC woman, retired academic, would like to hear from man seeking future of intellectual exploration and shared happiness. Particular passions: European art, classical music, social history, among others. email@example.com.
RECENTLY SINGLE, energetic NYC woman looking for fun and companionship with man who has freedom and availability to travel and enjoy mutual art/architecture/ design interests. Also classical music and family. Send photo to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, email@example.com.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
LITERARY DATABASE for sale. $500K. Excellent growth potential. (508) 896-8030. email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
RESEARCH AND RECHERCHE. Make up for Lost Time. “The writer is the dog of his time,” wrote Elias Canetti, irresistibly and wantonly sticking her nose into anything and everything. In which instance, I am a dog’s best friend: the dogged detective and retriever of anything and everything needed for writing a novel, short story, essay, thesis, non-fiction book. I will follow your nose. Robert G. Margolis. email@example.com.