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  • A FATAL WALTZ. by Alexander, Tasha.
    Alexander, Tasha.
    A FATAL WALTZ.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2008) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel of historical suspense combining mystery, romance and intrigue, set in 1891 and featuring Lady Emily Ashton. Cast of characters. 294 pp. ISBN: 978-0061174223.

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

    Book ID: 63554
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  • A FATAL WALTZ. by Alexander, Tasha.
    Alexander, Tasha.
    A FATAL WALTZ.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel of historical suspense combining mystery, romance and intrigue, set in the 1890s and featuring Lady Emily Ashton, now Lady Emily Hargreaves. 306 pp. ISBN: 978-0312383794.

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

    Book ID: 63631
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  • TEARS OF PEARL. by Alexander, Tasha.
    Alexander, Tasha.
    TEARS OF PEARL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2009) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel of historical suspense combining mystery, romance and intrigue, set in the 1890s and featuring Lady Emily Ashton, now Lady Emily Hargreaves. SIGNED on the title page. Author's note. 307 pp. ISBN: 978-0312383701.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like fine dust jacket (toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 64054
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  • AMERICAN LIGHTNING: Terror, Mystery, Movie-Making, and the Crime of the Century by Blum, Howard.
    Blum, Howard.
    AMERICAN LIGHTNING: Terror, Mystery, Movie-Making, and the Crime of the Century

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown, (2008) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book which "evokes the original 'crime of the century' [the bombing of the Los Angeles Times building on Oct 1, 1910] and an aftermath even more dramatic than the crime itself - a seminal episode in America's history that would spark national debate and draw into its orbit master sleuth William J. Burns, crusading lawyer Clarence Darrow, and industry-shaping filmmaker D. W. Griffith." Cast of characters, photographs, notes on sources. 339 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 0-307346943.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71394
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  • GOODNIGHT SWEET PRINCE. by Dickinson, David.
    Dickinson, David.
    GOODNIGHT SWEET PRINCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Constable & Co., Ltd. (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a murder mystery set in 1892, in the 54th year of Queen Victoria's reign and introducing Irish investigator Lord Francis Powerscourt. SIGNED by the author on the title page. 314 pp. ISBN: 1841194220.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 63459
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  • THE GASLIGHT MURDERS: The Saga of Sidney Street and the Scarlet 'S'. by Holroyd, James Edward.
    Holroyd, James Edward.
    THE GASLIGHT MURDERS: The Saga of Sidney Street and the Scarlet 'S'.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd, (1960) dj. Hardcover first edition - A new investigation of the siege of Sidney Street where Russian anarchists/gunmen were hiding after a botched robbery that left three policemen dead, and the murder of a Russian on Clapham Common at the same time - one which links these crimes. Based on documentary and eyewitness material, and on police files not available to previous historians. Illustrated with photographs. 246 pp. plus colophon and one pp publisher ads.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (some foxing to the back cover of the dj and edges of the textblock, offsetting to endpapers, but a straight, tight copy with a bright dust jacket.)

    Book ID: 71452
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  • THE GIVEN DAY. by Lehane, Dennis.
    Lehane, Dennis.
    THE GIVEN DAY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Morrow, (2008.). SIGNED first edition - Complex and absorbing historical novel set in Boston and elsewhere in the years during and after the Great War, and culminating in the 1919 Boston Policemen's strike. The story of two families, one Irish American in Boston, the other African American in Oklahoma, this paints a vivid picture of a world undergoing changes hardly understood at the time. Babe Ruth, the Great Molasses flood in Boston, writer Jack Reed, anarchists, Calvin Coolidge, the young government lawyer John Hoover and the Spanish flu that killed so many all appear in this novel. The NY Times in its review stated "No more thinking of Mr. Lehane as an author of detective novels that…

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    New York: Morrow, (2008.). SIGNED first edition - Complex and absorbing historical novel set in Boston and elsewhere in the years during and after the Great War, and culminating in the 1919 Boston Policemen's strike. The story of two families, one Irish American in Boston, the other African American in Oklahoma, this paints a vivid picture of a world undergoing changes hardly understood at the time. Babe Ruth, the Great Molasses flood in Boston, writer Jack Reed, anarchists, Calvin Coolidge, the young government lawyer John Hoover and the Spanish flu that killed so many all appear in this novel. The NY Times in its review stated "No more thinking of Mr. Lehane as an author of detective novels that make good movies (ÒGone, Baby, GoneÓ) and tell devastatingly bleak Boston stories (ÒMystic RiverÓ). He has written a majestic, fiery epic that moves him far beyond the confines of the crime genre." SIGNED on the title page. 704 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with French flaps (as new )

    Book ID: 42107
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  • THE GIVEN DAY. by Lehane, Dennis.
    Lehane, Dennis.
    THE GIVEN DAY.

    Edition: Large print edition. Trade paperback, first thus.

    New York: Morrow, (2008.). SIGNED - Complex and absorbing historical novel set in Boston and elsewhere in the years during and after the Great War, and culminating in the 1919 Boston Policemen's strike. The story of two families, one Irish American in Boston, the other African American in Oklahoma, this paints a vivid picture of a world undergoing changes hardly understood at the time. Babe Ruth, the Great Molasses flood in Boston, writer Jack Reed, anarchists, Calvin Coolidge, the young government lawyer John Hoover and the Spanish flu that killed so many all appear in this novel. The NY Times in its review stated "No more thinking of Mr. Lehane as an author of detective novels that make good…

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    New York: Morrow, (2008.). SIGNED - Complex and absorbing historical novel set in Boston and elsewhere in the years during and after the Great War, and culminating in the 1919 Boston Policemen's strike. The story of two families, one Irish American in Boston, the other African American in Oklahoma, this paints a vivid picture of a world undergoing changes hardly understood at the time. Babe Ruth, the Great Molasses flood in Boston, writer Jack Reed, anarchists, Calvin Coolidge, the young government lawyer John Hoover and the Spanish flu that killed so many all appear in this novel. The NY Times in its review stated "No more thinking of Mr. Lehane as an author of detective novels that make good movies (ÒGone, Baby, GoneÓ) and tell devastatingly bleak Boston stories (ÒMystic RiverÓ). He has written a majestic, fiery epic that moves him far beyond the confines of the crime genre." SIGNED on the title page. 1069 pp. ISBN: 0-061668214.

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 46173
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  • THE GIVEN DAY. by Lehane, Dennis.
    Lehane, Dennis.
    THE GIVEN DAY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Complex and absorbing historical novel set in Boston and elsewhere in the years during and after the Great War, and culminating in the 1919 Boston Policemen's strike. The story of two families, one Irish American in Boston, the other African American in Oklahoma, this paints a vivid picture of a world undergoing changes hardly understood at the time. Babe Ruth, the Great Molasses flood in Boston, writer Jack Reed, anarchists, Calvin Coolidge, the young government lawyer John Hoover and the Spanish flu that killed so many all appear in this novel. The NY Times in its review stated "No more thinking of Mr. Lehane as an author of detective…

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    New York: Morrow, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Complex and absorbing historical novel set in Boston and elsewhere in the years during and after the Great War, and culminating in the 1919 Boston Policemen's strike. The story of two families, one Irish American in Boston, the other African American in Oklahoma, this paints a vivid picture of a world undergoing changes hardly understood at the time. Babe Ruth, the Great Molasses flood in Boston, writer Jack Reed, anarchists, Calvin Coolidge, the young government lawyer John Hoover and the Spanish flu that killed so many all appear in this novel. The NY Times in its review stated "No more thinking of Mr. Lehane as an author of detective novels that make good movies (ÒGone, Baby, GoneÓ) and tell devastatingly bleak Boston stories (ÒMystic RiverÓ). He has written a majestic, fiery epic that moves him far beyond the confines of the crime genre." SIGNED on the title page. 704 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 9780688163181.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 59367
    View cart More details Price: $35.00