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  • MR. TIMOTHY. by Bayard, Louis.
    Bayard, Louis.
    MR. TIMOTHY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Historical suspense novel set in 1860s London during the Christmas season. Tiny Tim is grown now, and he has just buried his father. "He's also struggling to bury his past as a cripple and shed his financial ties to his benevolent 'Uncle' Ebenezer by losing himself in the thick of London's underbelly. He boards at a brothel in exchange for teaching the mistress how to read and spends his nights dredging the Thames for dead bodies and the treasures in their pockets. Timothy's life takes a sharp turn when he discovers the bodies of two dead girls, each seared with the same cruel brand on the upper arm." SIGNED on the title page. 384 pp. ISBN: 0-060534214.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83065
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  • ORPHANS OF THE CARNIVAL, by Birch, Carol.
    Birch, Carol.
    ORPHANS OF THE CARNIVAL,

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2016) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel based on the life of a Mexican orphan named Julia Pastrana (who lived from 1834 to 1860) first appeared on the carnival stage in New Orleans in the mid-1800s. She was a slight girl who sang, danced, and spoke several languages, but it was her face, described as ape-like, covered with hair, that brought her notoriety. Interwoven with this historical narrative is the story of a 21st-century girl called Rose, a hoarder who has found a doll -once the beloved possession of Julia - in a rubbish bin in London. 334 pp. ISBN: 978-0385541527.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (as new but with a remainder dot).

    Book ID: 82284
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  • FROM THE CHARRED REMAINS. by Calkins, Susanna.
    Calkins, Susanna.
    FROM THE CHARRED REMAINS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2014) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, set in 1666 London, where the Great Fire decimated an already plague-ridden London. Former lady's maid Lucy Campion, now apprenticed to a printer, finds herself involved in the mystery of "a dead body that should have been burned up in the fire but miraculously remained intact - the body of a man who died not from the plague or the fire, but from the knife plunged into his chest." 343 pp. ISBN: 978-1250007889.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 81177
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  • JACK MAGGS. by Carey, Peter.
    Carey, Peter.
    JACK MAGGS.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998. dj. Hardcover - The story of a foundling, deported to Australia for thievery, who returns to England in 1830, despite the threat of execution hanging over him. Gripping and thoughtful historical fiction by this prize-winning author. 306 pp. ISBN: 0-679-440089.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46396
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  • JACK MAGGS. by Carey, Peter.
    Carey, Peter.
    JACK MAGGS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Queensland, Australia: University of Queensland Press, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - True first edition of this story of a foundling, deported to Australia for thievery, who returns to England in 1830, despite the threat of execution hanging over him. Gripping and thoughtful historical fiction by this prize-winning author. SIGNED on the title page. 306 pp. ISBN: 0-679-440089.

    Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket (the usual toning to the pages, but otherwise a tight and clean copy.)

    Book ID: 60590
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  • JACK MAGGS. by Carey, Peter.
    Carey, Peter.
    JACK MAGGS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The story of a foundling, deported to Australia for thievery, who returns to England in 1830, despite the threat of execution hanging over him. SIGNED on the title page. Gripping and thoughtful historical fiction by this prize-winning author. 306 pp. ISBN: 0-679-440089.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61641
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  • JACK MAGGS. by Carey, Peter.
    Carey, Peter.
    JACK MAGGS.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Faber & Faber, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The story of a foundling, deported to Australia for thievery, who returns to England in 1830, despite the threat of execution hanging over him. SIGNED on the title page. Gripping and thoughtful historical fiction by this prize-winning author. 328 pp. ISBN: 0-571-19088x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64971
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  • SUNFALL. by Cherryh, C, J.
    Cherryh, C, J.
    SUNFALL.

    Edition: Book club edition: the first hardcover printing.

    New York: DAW Books, (1981) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of six stories set in major cities of the world - Paris, Rome, Peking, London, New York and Moscow - in the far future. SIGNED on the title page. 153 pp. Striking dust jacket art by Gary Viskupic.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 64520
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  • THE BEE'S KISS. by Cleverly, Barbara.
    Cleverly, Barbara.
    THE BEE'S KISS.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Constable & Co., Ltd. (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fifth Joe Sandilands novel. "It's 1926 and Joe Sandilands is back from India, enjoying the frantic pleasures of Jazz Age London. Yet there is a darkness behind all that post-war gaiety. A woman has been found bludgeoned to death in her suite at the Ritz. A broken window and a missing emerald necklace suggest that it is a burglary gone wrong. But the corpse is that of a much-respected member of the British establishment, Dame Beatrice Jagow-Joliffe, one of the founders of the Wrens, and so Scotland Yard send Joe to conduct a swift inquiry." SIGNED by the author on the title page underneat the words…

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    London: Constable & Co., Ltd. (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fifth Joe Sandilands novel. "It's 1926 and Joe Sandilands is back from India, enjoying the frantic pleasures of Jazz Age London. Yet there is a darkness behind all that post-war gaiety. A woman has been found bludgeoned to death in her suite at the Ritz. A broken window and a missing emerald necklace suggest that it is a burglary gone wrong. But the corpse is that of a much-respected member of the British establishment, Dame Beatrice Jagow-Joliffe, one of the founders of the Wrens, and so Scotland Yard send Joe to conduct a swift inquiry." SIGNED by the author on the title page underneat the words 'The moth's kiss first!' with the date 28 August 2005, in the year of publication. Laid in is a promotional postcard, also SIGNED by the author. 285 pp. ISBN: 1-845290496.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75170
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  • THE SOUND OF BROKEN GLASS. by Crombie, Deborah
    Crombie, Deborah
    THE SOUND OF BROKEN GLASS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2013) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel in the highly praised Duncan Kincaid - Gemma James mystery series. Set in the Crystal Palace section of London. SIGNED on the title page. 359 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 978-0061990632.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 65961
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  • GARDEN OF LAMENTATIONS. by Crombie, Deborah
    Crombie, Deborah
    GARDEN OF LAMENTATIONS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (2017) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel in the highly praised Duncan Kincaid - Gemma James mystery series. Set in London where the body of a young woman is found in one of Notting Hill's private gardens. SIGNED on the title page. 424 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 978-0062271631.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 77455
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  • WATER LIKE A STONE. by Crombie, Deborah
    Crombie, Deborah
    WATER LIKE A STONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2007) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel in the highly praised Duncan Kincaid - Gemma James mystery series. SIGNED on title page. 407 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 978-0060525279.

    Condition: Very good in a fine dust jacket (remainder line, toning to the pages).

    Book ID: 65995
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  • Crombie, Deborah
    AND JUSTICE THERE IS NONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel in the highly praised Duncan Kincaid - Gemma James mystery series. Set in the world of antiques dealers in London. SIGNED on the title page. 318 pp. ISBN: 0-553-109731.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 65996
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  • WATER LIKE A STONE. by Crombie, Deborah
    Crombie, Deborah
    WATER LIKE A STONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2007) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel in the highly praised Duncan Kincaid - Gemma James mystery series. SIGNED on the title page. 407 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 978-0060525279.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (toning to the pages).

    Book ID: 66007
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  • WHERE MEMORIES LIE. by Crombie, Deborah
    Crombie, Deborah
    WHERE MEMORIES LIE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel in the highly praised Duncan Kincaid - Gemma James mystery series. SIGNED on the title page. 295 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 978-0061285710.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (toning to the pages).

    Book ID: 66009
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  • THE SOUND OF BROKEN GLASS. by Crombie, Deborah
    Crombie, Deborah
    THE SOUND OF BROKEN GLASS.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2014). SIGNED - A novel in the highly praised Duncan Kincaid - Gemma James mystery series. Set in the Crystal Palace section of London. SIGNED on the title page. 359 pp. plus a sneak preview. ISBN: 978-0061990649.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 60213
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  • WATER LIKE A STONE. by Crombie, Deborah
    Crombie, Deborah
    WATER LIKE A STONE.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2007) dj. SIGNED hardcover - A novel in the highly praised Duncan Kincaid - Gemma James mystery series. SIGNED on the title page. 407 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 978-0060525279.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66044
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  • AND JUSTICE THERE IS NONE. by Crombie, Deborah
    Crombie, Deborah
    AND JUSTICE THERE IS NONE.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Macmillan, (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel in the highly praised Duncan Kincaid - Gemma James mystery series. Set in the world of antiques dealers in London. SIGNED on the title page. 436 pp. ISBN: 0-333-901967.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74381
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  • WHERE MEMORIES LIE. by Crombie, Deborah
    Crombie, Deborah
    WHERE MEMORIES LIE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel in the highly praised Duncan Kincaid - Gemma James mystery series. SIGNED on the title page. 295 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 978-0061285710.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (remainder line).

    Book ID: 77326
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  • TO DWELL IN DARKNESS. by Crombie, Deborah
    Crombie, Deborah
    TO DWELL IN DARKNESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2014) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel in the highly praised Duncan Kincaid - Gemma James mystery series. SIGNED on the title page. 324 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 978-0061285710.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 77346
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  • THE SOUND OF BROKEN GLASS. by Crombie, Deborah
    Crombie, Deborah
    THE SOUND OF BROKEN GLASS.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2014). SIGNED - A novel in the highly praised Duncan Kincaid - Gemma James mystery series. Set in the Crystal Palace section of London. SIGNED on the title page. 359 pp. plus a sneak preview. ISBN: 978-0061990649.

    Condition: Very good.

    Book ID: 77356
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  • AND JUSTICE THERE IS NONE. by Crombie, Deborah
    Crombie, Deborah
    AND JUSTICE THERE IS NONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel in the highly praised Duncan Kincaid - Gemma James mystery series. Set in the world of antiques dealers in London. SIGNED on the title page. 318 pp. ISBN: 0-553-109731.

    Condition: Near fine in a very near fine dustjacket (slight spine slant).

    Book ID: 77358
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  • A PENNY FOR THE OLD GUY. by Dold, Gaylord (1947-2018)
    Dold, Gaylord (1947-2018)
    A PENNY FOR THE OLD GUY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1991) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The seventh novel featuring Wichita private investigator Mitch Roberts who has travelled to London to attend the twelfth reunion of his World War II combat battalion. Roberts visits his war-time romance Amanda. When Amanda's young son is drowned in the River Cam in Cambridge, Roberts goes to work. Then the death of Jono's Dutch roommate takes Roberts to Amsterdam where he stumbles on a world of intrigue and government corruption. PW commented that "Strong descriptions of London, Cambridge and Amsterdam in wintertime make a powerful contrast between the trappings of the Christmas season and the sorrow and violence Dold's sleuth investigates." SIGNED on the title page. The first…

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    New York: St Martin's, (1991) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The seventh novel featuring Wichita private investigator Mitch Roberts who has travelled to London to attend the twelfth reunion of his World War II combat battalion. Roberts visits his war-time romance Amanda. When Amanda's young son is drowned in the River Cam in Cambridge, Roberts goes to work. Then the death of Jono's Dutch roommate takes Roberts to Amsterdam where he stumbles on a world of intrigue and government corruption. PW commented that "Strong descriptions of London, Cambridge and Amsterdam in wintertime make a powerful contrast between the trappings of the Christmas season and the sorrow and violence Dold's sleuth investigates." SIGNED on the title page. The first book in this series, set in the 1950s, to be published in hardcover. 218 pp. ISBN: 0-31206442x.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82846
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  • Donoghue, Emma.
    SLAMMERKIN.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Harcourt, Inc., 2000. dj. Hardcover - Novel set in mid-18th century England: both an imaginative attempt to capture the climate of the period and an absorbing story based on a true account of an obscure and brutal murder. Finalist for the Irish Times International Fiction Prize and a NY Times Notable Book of the Year. ISBN: 0-15-100672-2.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 19322
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  • Donoghue, Emma.
    SLAMMERKIN.

    Edition: Book club edition. Same size and format as trade edition.

    New York: Harcourt, Inc., 2000. dj. Hardcover - Novel set in mid-18th century England: both an imaginative attempt to capture the climate of the period and an absorbing story based on a true account of an obscure and brutal murder. Finalist for the Irish Times International Fiction Prize and a NY Times Notable Book of the Year. ISBN: 0-15-1006722.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 34120
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  • Donoghue, Emma.
    SLAMMERKIN.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Harcourt, Inc., (2002.). Novel set in mid-18th century England: both an imaginative attempt to capture the climate of the period and an absorbing story based on a true account of an obscure and brutal murder. Finalist for the Irish Times International Fiction Prize and a NY Times Notable Book of the Year. Includes a reading guide. 390 pp. ISBN: 0-15-1006722.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 35525
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  • Drabble, Margaret
    THE RADIANT WAY.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel which is a chronicle of our time, as it traces the lives of three English women who have been friends since their time at Cambridge. Dust jacket praise from Margaret Atwood and Alice Munro, among others. 408 pp. ISBN: 0-394-561430.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 16570
    Keywords: london, Women Authors
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  • CAPITAL: A Fiction. by Duffy, Maureen.
    Duffy, Maureen.
    CAPITAL: A Fiction.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Jonathan Cape, (1975.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "A haunting re-creation of a city throughout its ages. Meepers -- the homeless.. amateur archaeologist -- searches to understand the destruction of London in the Dark Ages and seeks to predict the capital's future. In a dazzling mixture of contemporary life and period speech, London is illuminated through the voices of Neanderthal man, Saxon kings, anonymous invaders, the flea that spread the black death, and the transsexual King Elizabeth." 222 pp. Dust jacket design by Craig Dodd. ISBN: 0-224-011634.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 44885
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  • A SMALL INDISCRETION. by Ellison, Jan.
    Ellison, Jan.
    A SMALL INDISCRETION.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Random House, (2015). First edition - The author's highly praised first novel - "The impact of narrator Annie Black's 'small' indiscretion is anything but; and in a brilliantly paced unraveling, Ellison makes vivid the sometimes tragic interplay of choice and fate, lust and love, youth and adulthood--which can bring its own mistakes. Absorbing, chilling, and moving, A Small Indiscretion is the debut of an elegant writer who will be known and admired from the start." (Robin Black). 318 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 64131
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  • A SMALL INDISCRETION. by Ellison, Jan.
    Ellison, Jan.
    A SMALL INDISCRETION.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Random House, (2015). SIGNED first edition - The author's highly praised first novel - "The impact of narrator Annie Black's 'small' indiscretion is anything but; and in a brilliantly paced unraveling, Ellison makes vivid the sometimes tragic interplay of choice and fate, lust and love, youth and adulthood--which can bring its own mistakes. Absorbing, chilling, and moving, A Small Indiscretion is the debut of an elegant writer who will be known and admired from the start." (Robin Black). SIGNED on the title page 318 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 64132
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