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  • JIM DAVIS. by Masefield, John,
    Masefield, John,
    JIM DAVIS.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, nd (ca 1930) dj. Hardcover - Classic and adventure-filled story of a boy who accidentally became a member of a gang of smugglers. 244 pp. Green and white illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Near fine in green boards with black lettering, in a bright and very attractive vintage dust jacket.

    Book ID: 69165
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  • Masefield, John,
    JIM DAVIS.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Company. (1926.). Hardcover - Classic and adventure-filled story of a boy who accidentally became a member of a gang of smugglers. Illustrated with a full color frontispiece and numerous black and white drawings by Frances Brundage. 246 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in blue boards with black lettering, no dust jacket (gift inscription dated 1938.)

    Book ID: 44666
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  • DEAD MAN IN THE SILVER MARKET. by Menen, Aubrey.
    Menen, Aubrey.
    DEAD MAN IN THE SILVER MARKET.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953. dj. Hardcover - In this 'autobiographical essay,' the author presents a satirical view of his Indian (on his father's side) and Irish (on his mother's side) ancestry, complete with an account of being taken to visit his Indian grandmother at age 12 in a chapter entitled "My grandmother and the dirty English." 203 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 45184
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  • Morson, Ian.
    FALCONER'S CRUSADE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first book, a mystery set in 13th century Oxford University, featuring Regent Master William Falconer - teacher, philosopher and amateur sleuth.

    Condition: Fine in fine dj.

    Book ID: 11460
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  • MURDER UNDER THE KISSING BOUGH. by Myers, Amy.
    Myers, Amy.
    MURDER UNDER THE KISSING BOUGH.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Headline, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Sixth mystery featuring master chef, Auguste Didier, set in late Victorian England, at the turn of the century. 306 pp. ISBN: 0-7472-05590.

    Condition: Very good in a very near fine dust jacket (spine slant, rather severe toning to the pages.) Still a decent copy of a title rather hard to find in the hardcover first edition.

    Book ID: 60203
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  • MURDER AT THE MASQUE. by Myers, Amy.
    Myers, Amy.
    MURDER AT THE MASQUE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Headline, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Fourth mystery featuring master chef, Auguste Didier, set in his native Cannes, where he has gone to get away from murder, and in late Victorian England, at the turn of the century. 247 pp. ISBN: 0-7472-0358x.

    Condition: Very good in a very near fine dust jacket (the inevitable toning to the pages.) Still a decent copy of a title rather hard to find in the hardcover first edition.

    Book ID: 60205
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  • WHEN CHRIST AND HIS SAINTS SLEPT. by Penman, Sharon Kay.
    Penman, Sharon Kay.
    WHEN CHRIST AND HIS SAINTS SLEPT.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (1996.). Epic historical novel set in the early twelfh century, the story of Henry I's courageous daughter, Maude, the heir to the throne. Double page map. Author's note. 746 pp. ISBN: 9780345396686.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers (usual toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 54732
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  • WHEN CHRIST AND HIS SAINTS SLEPT. by Penman, Sharon Kay.
    Penman, Sharon Kay.
    WHEN CHRIST AND HIS SAINTS SLEPT.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Ballantine, (1996.). Epic historical novel set in the early twelfh century, the story of Henry I's courageous daughter, Maude, the heir to the throne. Double page map. Author's note. 746 pp. ISBN: 9780345396686.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 54354
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  • DARK ASSASSIN. by Perry, Anne.
    Perry, Anne.
    DARK ASSASSIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York Ballantine, (2006) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in Victorian England, one which contrasts life in the luxrious drawing rooms where "powerful men hatch unscrupulous plots to a world beneath the city where poor folk fight starvation." Mystery featuring investigator William Monk and his wife Hester Latterly. 308 pp. ISBN: 0-449-908496.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (slight spine slant)

    Book ID: 77815
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  • A BREACH OF PROMISE. by Perry, Anne.
    Perry, Anne.
    A BREACH OF PROMISE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York Ballantine, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel set in Victorian England - the title refers to a breach of promise suit when a young woman's fiance refuses to marry her. Mystery featuring investigator William Monk and his nurse Hester Latterly. SIGNED on the title page by the author. 374 pp. ISBN: 0-449-908496.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dust jacket (small star stamped on front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 31263
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  • A BREACH OF PROMISE. by Perry, Anne.
    Perry, Anne.
    A BREACH OF PROMISE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York Ballantine, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel set in Victorian England - the title refers to a breach of promise suit when a young woman's fiance refuses to marry her. Mystery featuring investigator William Monk and his nurse Hester Latterly. SIGNED on the title page by the author. 374 pp. ISBN: 0-449-908496.

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

    Book ID: 77399
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  • Thirkell, Angela (1890-1961.)
    CLOSE QUARTERS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1958. dj. Hardcover first edition - Summertime in Barsetshire -

    Condition: Very good- in a very good+ dustjacket (spine slant, slight trace of tape on green cloth covers, slight edgewear and some short closed tears to dj.)

    Book ID: 11823
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