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  • THE CASE OF THE UNSUITABLE SUITOR: A WISE Enquiries Agency Mystery. by Ace, Cathy.
    Ace, Cathy.
    THE CASE OF THE UNSUITABLE SUITOR: A WISE Enquiries Agency Mystery.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    London & USA: Severn House Publishers, (2018). Four women combine their diverse backgrounds and talents to create an enquiry agency based in a small town in Wales. 203 pp. ISBN: 978-1847518545.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (slight spine slant).

    Book ID: 78489
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  • THE HIDING PLACE. by Azzopardi, Trezza.
    Azzopardi, Trezza.
    THE HIDING PLACE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Picador, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her first novel, shortlisted for the Booker Prize in England (the only debut novel on the shortlist that year), set in a Maltese immigrant community in Cardiff, Wales in the 1960s. SIGNED on the title page. 282 pp. ISBN: 0-87113-8158.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 60488
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  • Azzopardi, Trezza.
    THE HIDING PLACE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2001. First edition - Her first novel, shortlisted for the Booker Prize in England (the only debut novel on the shortlist that year), set in a Maltese immigrant community in Cardiff, Wales in the 1960s.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 18429
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  • Azzopardi, Trezza.
    THE HIDING PLACE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2001. First edition - Her first novel, shortlisted for the Booker Prize in England (the only debut novel on the shortlist that year), set in a Maltese immigrant community in Cardiff, Wales in the 1960s.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 18528
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  • EVAN CAN WAIT. by Bowen, Rhys.
    Bowen, Rhys.
    EVAN CAN WAIT.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: St Martin's, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - SIGNED on the title page. A Constable Evans mystery, set in Wales. 259 pp. ISBN: 0-312-265875.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 50075
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  • EVAN AND ELLE. by Bowen, Rhys.
    Bowen, Rhys.
    EVAN AND ELLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth Constable Evans mystery, set in Wales. INSCRIBED on the title page. 274 pp. ISBN: 0-312-252447.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66665
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  • EVANLY BODIES. by Bowen, Rhys.
    Bowen, Rhys.
    EVANLY BODIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 10th Constable Evans mystery, set in Wales. SIGNED on title page. 210 pp. ISBN: 0-312-349424.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket.(crease on front cover of dj, and on flap)

    Book ID: 38876
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  • EVAN BLESSED. by Bowen, Rhys.
    Bowen, Rhys.
    EVAN BLESSED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2005.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 9th Constable Evans mystery, set in Wales. SIGNED on the title page. 246 pp. ISBN: 0-312-332068.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 65524
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  • EVANLY BODIES. by Bowen, Rhys.
    Bowen, Rhys.
    EVANLY BODIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 10th Constable Evans mystery, set in Wales. SIGNED on title page. 210 pp. ISBN: 0-312-349424.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 65525
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  • EVAN ONLY KNOWS. by Bowen, Rhys.
    Bowen, Rhys.
    EVAN ONLY KNOWS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 7th Constable Evans mystery, set in Wales. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-312-301138.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 65526
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  • EVAN'S GATE. by Bowen, Rhys.
    Bowen, Rhys.
    EVAN'S GATE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 8th Constable Evans mystery, set in Wales. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 272 pp. ISBN: 0-312301146.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 65527
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  • EVAN'S GATE. by Bowen, Rhys.
    Bowen, Rhys.
    EVAN'S GATE.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover - The 8th Constable Evans mystery, set in Wales. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 272 pp. ISBN: 0-312301146.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 77284
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  • EVANS TO BETSY. by Bowen, Rhys.
    Bowen, Rhys.
    EVANS TO BETSY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The sixth Constable Evans mystery, set in Wales. SIGNED on the title page. 214 pp. ISBN: 0-312-252447.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66197
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  • EVAN CAN WAIT. by Bowen, Rhys.
    Bowen, Rhys.
    EVAN CAN WAIT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page. The fifth Constable Evans mystery, set in Wales. 259 pp. ISBN: 0-312-265875.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 65600
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  • EVANS ABOVE. by Bowen, Rhys.
    Bowen, Rhys.
    EVANS ABOVE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first Constable Evans mystery, set in Lanfair, a small town nestled in the mountains of North Wales.INSCRIBED on the title page in both Welsh and English. 236 pp. ISBN: 0-312-168284.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 65602
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  • Brinkloe, William Draper.
    TARA, PRINCESS OF WALES:The Breathtaking Tale of a Magnificent Woman Warrior's Battle to Lead Her Nation.

    Edition: Trade paperback original , not issued in hardcover.

    New York: Atuhor's Choice Press (c.2000.). SIGNED first edition - Historical novel set in 9th century Wales and Denmark. Includes a note by the author on the documented historical background and a list of references.515 pp Laid in is a slip of reviews of this book and a promotional card. ISBN: 0-595-125077.

    Condition: SIGNED by the author on the title page. Fine (as new.)

    Book ID: 27359
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  • Brinkloe, William Draper.
    TARA, PRINCESS OF WALES:The Breathtaking Tale of a Magnificent Woman Warrior's Battle to Lead Her Nation.

    Edition: Trade paperback original , not issued in hardcover.

    New York: Atuhor's Choice Press (c.2000.). SIGNED first edition - Historical novel set in 9th century Wales and Denmark. Includes a note by the author on the documented historical background and a list of references.515 pp Laid in is a slip of reviews of this book and a promotional card. ISBN: 0-595-125077.

    Condition: SIGNED by the author inside the front cover and dated in the year of publication. Fine (a new copy.) Sheet of reviews laid in.

    Book ID: 29270
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  • TO RUIN A QUEEN: An Ursula Blanchard Mystery at Queen Elizabeth I's Court. by Buckley, Fiona.
    Buckley, Fiona.
    TO RUIN A QUEEN: An Ursula Blanchard Mystery at Queen Elizabeth I's Court.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (2000) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth in the author's highly praised mystery series set in Tudor England and featuring Ursula Blanchard, waiting woman and 'secret agent' for Elizabeth I. 287 pp. ISBN: 0-684862689.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83054
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  • THE DOUBLET AFFAIR. by Buckley, Fiona.
    Buckley, Fiona.
    THE DOUBLET AFFAIR.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Orion, (1998) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second in the author's highly praised mystery series set in Tudor England and featuring Ursula Blanchard, waiting woman and 'secret agent' for Elizabeth I. In this she finds her torn between loyalty to the Queen and to her husband, who is an ardent Catholic. 294 pp. ISBN: 0-752807277.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83940
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  • WELCOME DEATH. by Daniel, Glyn (1914-1986)
    Daniel, Glyn (1914-1986)
    WELCOME DEATH.

    Edition: 4th impression (just 3 months after the first)

    London: Gollancz, 1954. dj. Hardcover - One of the most hated men in the small Welsh town of Llanddewi is murdered on the evening when the town is hosting a 'Welcome Home' event for the young men who had served in World War II - and it is up to Sir Richard Cherrington - an amateur sleuth and an eminent but slightly eccentric archaeologist who is the Vice-President of Fisher College (a character based on the author) - to unravel the clues. 231 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (some toning to both the pages and the dj, a few spots of foxing on the edges of the textblock)

    Book ID: 83637
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  • Elliott, Charles.
    THE TRANSPLANTED GARDENER: An American in England Looks at Hedges, Ha-Ha's, History and More.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Lyons & Burford, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - A delightful book, a witty look at English gardening - its history, including such great gardeners as William Robinson and Edward Bowles, as well as more dubious characters like William Forsyth - but also trenchant chapters on roses, compost, lawns and much more.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 13212
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  • SHEEPSHAGGER. by Griffiths, Niall.
    Griffiths, Niall.
    SHEEPSHAGGER.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    London: Jonathan Cape, (2001). First edition - The author's second book, a novel about an inarticulate, half savage man, robbed of his ancestral home, a near-derelict hovel in the mountains of west Wales who vows revenge on the British yuppies who have turned this into a vacation home. John Banville called it "an extraordinary and ferocious work." 264 pp. ISBN: 0-224061054.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 66987
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  • LONDON LOVERS. by Hardy, Barbara
    Hardy, Barbara
    LONDON LOVERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Peter Owen, (1996) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First novel by this retired professor, best known for her literary criticism. INSCRIBED on the title page "To -- Another London lover" and dated in the year of publication. 207 pp. ISBN: 0-7206-0964X.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped)

    Book ID: 58278
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  • THE ENTHUSIAST. by Hill, Peter.
    Hill, Peter.
    THE ENTHUSIAST.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1979. dj. Hardcover first edition - When two climbers are shot and murdered in the Welsh mountains, Staunton and Wyndsor are sent by Scotland Yard to investigate. 185 pp. ISBN: 0-395275431.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket with some edgewear and rubbing.

    Book ID: 71393
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  • LOVELY MOVER. by James, Bill (pseudonym of James Tucker)
    James, Bill (pseudonym of James Tucker)
    LOVELY MOVER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Norton, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A title in the idiosyncratic and highly praised series of Harpur and Iles police procedurals. Harpur is working undercover with an up-and-coming drug lord. A Foul Play Press Book. 239 pp. ISBN: 0-393-058557.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 48955
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  • THE DETECTIVE IS DEAD. by James, Bill (pseudonym of James Tucker)
    James, Bill (pseudonym of James Tucker)
    THE DETECTIVE IS DEAD.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Norton, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A title in the idiosyncratic and highly praised series of Harpur and Iles police procedurals. Three gang members are acquited of murder because Harpur refuses to name his informant in the drug underworld. 315 pp. ISBN: 0-393-05019X.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line, crinkling to top edge of dj,)

    Book ID: 57767
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  • HOOD: King Raven, Book One. by Lawhead, Stephen R.
    Lawhead, Stephen R.
    HOOD: King Raven, Book One.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Nashville: Westbow Press, Thomas Nelson, (2006) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first volume in this trilogy which is an innovative take on the legend of Robin Hood. Author's note. 479 pp. plus a brief excerpt from 'The Paradise War' at the end.and 2 pp advertising. Illustrated with map endpapers depicting England and the March 1080-1100 AD. ISBN: 9781595540874.

    Condition: Good in a very good dust jacket (spine somewhat slanted)

    Book ID: 64682
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  • THE FALL. by Mawer, Simon.
    Mawer, Simon.
    THE FALL.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    London: Little Brown, (2003). First edition - The seventh book by award-winning writer - the story of two boys who shared a passion for mountain climbing. When 40 years later, Jamie is found dead at the base of a sheer granite slab in Wales which he apparently he had tried to solo-climb, Rob is compelled to return to where they grew up and to confront the past. 442 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 84312
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  • THE FALL. by Mawer, Simon.
    Mawer, Simon.
    THE FALL.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    London: Little Brown, (2003). SIGNED first edition - The seventh book by award-winning writer - the story of two boys who shared a passion for mountain climbing. When 40 years later, Jamie is found dead at the base of a sheer granite slab in Wales which he apparently he had tried to solo-climb, Rob is compelled to return to where they grew up and to confront the past. SIGNED on the title page, and uncommon thus. 442 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 83417
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  • BURN OUT. by O'Keefe, Pat.
    O'Keefe, Pat.
    BURN OUT.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second novel by a writer who is himself an Operational Station Officer in the London Fire Brigade, a thriller featuring fireman Steve Jay. Wales is supposed to be a rest cure, but instead he finds himself caught in a forest fire, and in a vicious eco-war between the Welsh and a multi-national mining conglomerate - when he returns to London, and a huge explosion rips through a building, he discovers the eco-war has followed him back. SIGNED on the title page. 375 pp. ISBN: 0-340820179.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (would be fine except for the inevitable toning to the pages) .

    Book ID: 84611
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