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  • GAME WITHOUT RULES. by Gilbert, Michael.
    Gilbert, Michael.
    GAME WITHOUT RULES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1967) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of eleven interlinked short stories featuring two unusual "spy catchers" - former M13 operatives Calder and Behrens now working for JSSIC(E) (the External Branch of the Joint Services Standing Intelligence Committee.) Both men were very quiet, neighbors in a small town in Kent where Daniel Joseph Calder lived with a golden deerhound named Rasselas, and John Calder indulged in his avocation of bee-keeping - and both sometimes silently disappeared for a while. The true first edition of this Queen's Quorum title (preceding the UK edition). Dust jacket praise from such diverse authors as Eudora Welty and Rex Stout. 246 pp. Dust jacket by Paul Spina.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (blank bookplate on front endpaper, a bit of wear to the ends of the dj spine, original price of $4.95 on dj flap)

    Book ID: 78944
    View cart More details Price: $50.00
  • Milne, A. A.
    THE RED HOUSE MYSTERY.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Mineola, New York: Dover Press, (1998). Classic mystery, originally published in 1922, by the writer best known for his 'Winnie-the -Pooh' books. Alexander Woollcott described this as 'one of the three best mystery stories of all time.' A Haycraft Cornerstone and Queen's Quorum title. Includes a new introdution by Douglas G. Greene. 160 pp. ISBN: 0-486-401294.

    Condition: Very good (prev owner's name, corner of front cover chipped.)

    Book ID: 33703
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  • Milne, A. A.
    THE RED HOUSE MYSTERY.

    Edition: Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition).

    New York: Dutton, (1965). dj. Hardcover - Classic mystery, originally published in 1922, by the writer best known for his 'Winnie-the -Pooh' books. Alexander Woollcott described this as 'one of the three best mystery stories of all time.' A Haycraft Cornerstone and Queen's Quorum title. Includes an introdution by the author.

    Condition: Very good in a good only dust jacket (edgewear, short tears, to the dj.)

    Book ID: 28769
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