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  • THE BLACK TOWER. by Bayard, Louis.
    Bayard, Louis.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Highly praised historical novel, set in Paris in 1818 during the Restoration - one which "breathes life into the world's first police detective, Vidocq . . .. the founder and chief of a newly created plainclothes police force, who used his mastery of disguise and surveillance to capture some of France's most notorious and elusive criminals. Now he is hot on the trail of a tantalizing mystery--the fate of the young dauphin Louis-Charles, son of Marie-Antoinette and King Louis XVI." 352 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-06-1173509.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81262
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  • THE MYSTERY OF THE OTHER HOUSE. by Seaman, Augusta Huiell.
    Seaman, Augusta Huiell.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1947. Hardcover first edition - Seaman's second to last book, set against the background of New York in the 1870's. In her brief author's note Seaman refers to legends found in old New York City histories which tell of an elderly gentleman who living in Greenwich Village who was rumored to be the Lost Dauphin. The model for the 'other house' in the story was The Old Merchant's House on East Fourth St. Red and cream illustrated endpapers, frontispiece. Author's note. 211 pp

    Condition: Very good condition overall in tan cloth boards - bookplate on front endpaper, corners slightly bumped, otherwise clean and tight.

    Book ID: 71288
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