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    Jean M. Auel. The Complete Earth's Children Series. This complete set of first editions of Auel's popular Earth's Children series, beginning with The Clan of the Cave Bear, consists of five books. All are in very good to fine condition.

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    All books are published by Crown in New York. All are first editions in dust jackets, quarter-bound in cloth over boards. The titles in this series are: The Clan of the Cave Bear. [1980]. Minor dust jacket edge wear, else a fine copy. [and:] The Valley of Horses. [1982]. A vertical crease to the front flap of the dust jacket. Very good condition. [and:] The Mammoth Hunters. [1985]. First trade edition. Fine condition. [and:] The Plains of Passage. [1990]. Minor wear at the dust jacket spine ends, else a near fine copy. [and:] The Shelters of Stone. [2002]. Fine condition.


    Chicago native Jean Auel is best known for her this very series of historical-fiction novels, which explore the interaction between Cro-Magnons and Neanderthals in prehistoric Europe. Clan of the Cave Bear, the first title in the series, was adapted for the screen by indie darling John Sayles in 1986.

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