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  • THROWN AWAY CHILD: A Neil Hockaday Mystery. by Adcock, Thomas.
    Adcock, Thomas.
    THROWN AWAY CHILD: A Neil Hockaday Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, (1996) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A fifth novel in the Edgar award series featuring NYC police detective Neil Hockaday who has traveled to New Orleans, the hometown of his new wife, black actress Ruby Flagg. SIGNED on title page 340 pp. ISBN: 0-671519859.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81201
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  • SOLD DOWN THE RIVER. by Hambly, Barbara.
    Hambly, Barbara.
    SOLD DOWN THE RIVER.

    Edition: First paperback printing.

    New York: Bantam, (2001). The fourth historical mystery featuring Benjamin January, a Creole physician and music teacher - set in New Orleans in 1834. Plantation map and partial glossary of Creole and Afro-Creole words. Author's notes on work songs and spirituals, and masters and slaves. vii, 409 pp. ISBN: 0-553-575295.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 79338
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  • A FREE MAN OF COLOR by Hambly, Barbara
    Hambly, Barbara
    A FREE MAN OF COLOR

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Bantam, (1997.). SIGNED first edition - Author's first mystery - an historical novel set in New Orleans in 1833, introducing an unusual detective, Benjamin January, a Creole physician and music teacher. SIGNED on the title page. 310 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in wrappers.

    Book ID: 39224
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  • GRAVEYARD DUST. by Hambly, Barbara.
    Hambly, Barbara.
    GRAVEYARD DUST.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Bantam, (1999.). SIGNED first edition - Author's third historical mystery featuring Benjamin January, a Creole physician and music teacher - set in New Orleans in 1834, this revolves around voodoo. SIGNED on the title page. Author's note. 315 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in wrappers (small chip to lower corner of back cover.).

    Book ID: 39225
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  • DEAD WATER. by Hambly, Barbara.
    Hambly, Barbara.
    DEAD WATER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (2004) dj. Hardcover first edition - An historical mystery featuring Benjamin January, a Creole physician and music teacher - set in early 19th century New Orleans, where he is hired to follow a suspected embezzler onto the steamboat Silver Moon. The stolen money was funds for the school for freed slaves which he and his wife Rose had founded. Map, plan of steamboat. 297 pp plus historical notes. ISBN: 0-553-109642.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 78197
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  • Hambly, Barbara
    A FREE MAN OF COLOR

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Bantam, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Author's first mystery - an historical novel set in New Orleans in 1833, introducing an unusual detective, Benjamin January, a Creole physician and music teacher. SIGNED on the title page. 311 pp. ISBN: 0-553-102583.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 47766
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  • DIE UPON A KISS. by Hambly, Barbara.
    Hambly, Barbara.
    DIE UPON A KISS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Historical mystery featuring Benjamin January, a Creole physician and music teacher - set in New Orleans in 1835, during the Carnival time. Author's note on opera in New Orleans. SIGNED on the title page. 333 pp.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57489
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  • WET GRAVE. by Hambly, Barbara.
    Hambly, Barbara.
    WET GRAVE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The sixth historical mystery featuring Benjamin January, a Creole physician and music teacher - set in New Orleans in 1835. Author's note on the island of Grande Terre, haunt of Jean Lafitte. SIGNED on the title page. 288 pp. ISBN: 0-553-109359.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 67330
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  • SOLD DOWN THE RIVER. by Hambly, Barbara.
    Hambly, Barbara.
    SOLD DOWN THE RIVER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth historical mystery featuring Benjamin January, a Creole physician and music teacher - set in New Orleans in 1834. Plantation map and partial glossary of Creole and Afro-Creole words. SIGNED on the title page. Author's note on work songs and spirituals. 317 pp. ISBN: 0-553-102575.

    Condition: Ex-library with a few markings, but overall tight and clean in a near fine unmarked dust jacket.

    Book ID: 67331
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  • DIE UPON A KISS. by Hambly, Barbara.
    Hambly, Barbara.
    DIE UPON A KISS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Bantam, (2001.). SIGNED first edition - Historical mystery featuring Benjamin January, a Creole physician and music teacher - set in New Orleans in 1835, during the Carnival time. SIGNED on the title page. Author's note on opera in New Orleans. 333 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in plain printed wrappers with illustrated cover bound in.

    Book ID: 47582
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  • Rice, Anne.
    MERRICK.

    Edition: First trade edition.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel centered around the beautiful witch Merrick, a descendant of the gens de coleur libre, the New Orleans society of quadroons and octaroons steeped in the lore and traditions of voodoo. Frontispiece. Striking wraparound dust jacket art based on a detail of the painting 'The Snake Charmer' by Henri Rousseau. 307 pp. ISBN: 0-679-454489.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 27226
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