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  • THE LAST SHERLOCK HOLMES STORY. by Dibdin, Michael.
    Dibdin, Michael.
    THE LAST SHERLOCK HOLMES STORY.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Pantheon, 1978. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's highly praised first mystery - Holmes meets Jack the Ripper in 1888 London.

    Condition: Good in a good dust jacket (discoloration from glue remnants on dj flaps and on pastedowns under the flaps).

    Book ID: 69216
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  • I, RIPPER. by Hunter, Stephen.
    Hunter, Stephen.
    I, RIPPER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2015). SIGNED first edition - A gripping stand-alone historical novel - In the fall of 1888, Jack the Ripper brutally slaughtered and mutilated five prostitutes in Londons seamy Whitechapel District; he has haunted us ever since because he was never caught. In this reimagining Jacks personal story is entwined with that of an Irish journalist who covered the case, knew the principals, charted the investigation, and at last, stymied, went off in a bold new direction. The New York Times Review called this a dark, bloody triumph . . . convincingly mad, alternatively even-tempered, hallucinatory and cackling. . . its race to capture the murder is beautifully tense, and it has one of the…

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    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2015). SIGNED first edition - A gripping stand-alone historical novel - In the fall of 1888, Jack the Ripper brutally slaughtered and mutilated five prostitutes in Londons seamy Whitechapel District; he has haunted us ever since because he was never caught. In this reimagining Jacks personal story is entwined with that of an Irish journalist who covered the case, knew the principals, charted the investigation, and at last, stymied, went off in a bold new direction. The New York Times Review called this a dark, bloody triumph . . . convincingly mad, alternatively even-tempered, hallucinatory and cackling. . . its race to capture the murder is beautifully tense, and it has one of the best twists I can remember in any recent historical thriller. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Bibliography. 309 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 81605
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  • DANCE OF THE ASSASSINS. by Jubert, Herve.
    Jubert, Herve.
    DANCE OF THE ASSASSINS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harper Collins - EOS, (2005.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Volune One of the Devil's Dances Trilogy. "Welcome to the future. Welcome to nineteenth-century London: a theme park re-created for tourists. But it's not just tourists visiting this historical virtual city. Jack the Ripper, too, has returned." Translated from the French by Anthea Bell. 396 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0777176.

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

    Book ID: 55137
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