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  • AN AFFAIR OF STATE. by Frank, Pat (pseudonym of Harry Hart Frank, 1908-1964)
    Frank, Pat (pseudonym of Harry Hart Frank, 1908-1964)
    AN AFFAIR OF STATE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Philadelphia: Lippincott, (1948) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, a political thriller set, and written, at the dawn of the Cold War, and a work inspired in part by his own career as an international journalist. "Young, outspoken Jeff Baker comes out of World War II determined to work for the State Department. When he lands his assignment in 1949, he becomes the third secretary of the US embassy in Budapest, an observation post behind the Iron Curtain." Frank was perhaps best known for the post-apocalyptic novel "Alas Babylon." 256 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a fair only dust jacket (bookplate on front endpaper, edgewear to dj, peeled spot on dj spine).

    Book ID: 76994
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  • THE INVISIBLE BRIDGE. by Orringer, Julie.
    Orringer, Julie.
    THE INVISIBLE BRIDGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, second book (following a collection of short stories), an epic tale of three brothers, set against the backdrop of Budapest and Paris beginnng in 1937, 602 pp. ISBN: 978-1400041169.

    Condition: Good only in a good dust jacket (staining to the upper edges of the boards, spot on top edge of textblock, rubbing and wear to the dj at the corners of the folds.)

    Book ID: 66416
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  • THE SPEED OF LIGHT. by Rosner, Elizabeth.
    Rosner, Elizabeth.
    THE SPEED OF LIGHT.

    Edition: Special hardcover advance issue.

    New York: Ballantine, 2001. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Rosner's very highly praised first novel, the story of a daughter who uncovers the truth about her father's early life in Budapest. SIGNED on the title page. 241 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards, no dust jacket as issued.

    Book ID: 63257
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