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  • THE BARBED WIRE NOOSE. by Adams, Harold (1923-2014)
    Adams, Harold (1923-2014)
    THE BARBED WIRE NOOSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The sixth book in this Depression era mystery series set in small town Corden, South Dakota and featuring Carl Wilcox, ex-convict, handyman and reluctant sleuth. 184 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-250X.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.(remainder line.)

    Book ID: 43625
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  • LEAD, SO I CAN FOLLOW. by Adams, Harold (1923-2014)
    Adams, Harold (1923-2014)
    LEAD, SO I CAN FOLLOW.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The sixteenth and final book in this Depression era mystery series featuring Carl Wilcox, ex-convict, handyman and reluctant sleuth - In this one, he and his bride Hazel are on their honeymoon canoeing on the St Croix River between Minnesota and Wisconsin, when they hear the sound of a scream and a gunshot. SIGNED on the title page. 219 pp. ISBN: 0-802733360.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83216
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  • THE NAKED LIAR. by Adams, Harold (1923-2014)
    Adams, Harold (1923-2014)
    THE NAKED LIAR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1985) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth book in this Depression era mystery series set in small town Corden, South Dakota and featuring Carl Wilcox, ex-convict, handyman and reluctant sleuth - in this one he takes on the case of a sexy widow who is suspected by the police of killing her husband. SIGNED on the title page. 265 pp. ISBN: 0-892961260.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80585
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  • PELAGIA AND THE WHITE BULLDOG. by Akunin, Boris.
    Akunin, Boris.
    PELAGIA AND THE WHITE BULLDOG.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (2006). SIGNED (on a bookplate), hardcover first edition - The first Sister Pelagia mystery, set at the end of the 19th century in a small town in Russia, where a bulldog has been found poisoned. When Sister Pelagia is summoned by the bishop to investigate this, things take a more sinister turn with the headless body of a man and a young boy found in the river. Translated from the Russian by Andrew Bromfield. SIGNED bookplate laid in. 295 pp. ISBN: 0-297848623.

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

    Book ID: 82709
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  • THE DEATH OF ACHILLES. by Akunin, Boris.. Appreciation by H. F. R. Keating.
    Akunin, Boris.. Appreciation by H. F. R. Keating.
    THE DEATH OF ACHILLES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Random House, (2006). First edition - Mystery featuring Moscow detective Erast Petrovich Fandorin, originally published in Russian in 1998. Translated by Andrew Bromfield. 320 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (crease to lower corner of front cover)

    Book ID: 81227
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  • THE DEATH OF ACHILLES. by Akunin, Boris.. Appreciation by H. F. R. Keating.
    Akunin, Boris.. Appreciation by H. F. R. Keating.
    THE DEATH OF ACHILLES.

    Edition: Limited, signed first edition.

    Gladestry, UK: Scorpion Press, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Moscow detective Erast Petrovich Fandorin, originally published in Russian in 1998. Translated by Andrew Bromfield.. Numbered 50 out of 80, and SIGNED by the author on the limitation page. Includes an essay of appreciation by H. F. R. Keating. Bound in marbled boards and half leather, gilt lettering on spine. 370 pp. ISBN: 1-873567715.

    Condition: Fine in fine original mylar dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71195
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  • THE WINTER QUEEN. by Akunin, Boris. (preudonym of Grigory Chkhartishvili)
    Akunin, Boris. (preudonym of Grigory Chkhartishvili)
    THE WINTER QUEEN.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (2003). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery introducing Moscow detective Erast Petrovich Fandorin, set in 1873 Moscow where a young law student has just committed suicide. Translated by Andrew Bromfield. the first book by Akunin to be published in the UK. SIGNED on the title page by the translator, Andrew Bromfield. 249 pp. ISBN: 0-297829742.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (light toning to the pages, few spots on bottom edge).

    Book ID: 82710
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  • Alexander, Bruce.
    JACK, KNAVE AND FOOL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Fifth in this author's highly praised series of mysteries set in Georgian England and feauturing the blind magistrate Sir John Fielding, the founder of the Bow Street Runners, England's first police force. 279 pp. ISBN: 0-399-144196.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 14879
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  • MURDER IN GRUB STREET. by Alexander, Bruce.
    Alexander, Bruce.
    MURDER IN GRUB STREET.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second book in this author's highly praised series of mysteries set in Georgian England and feauturing the blind magistrate Sir John Fielding, the founder of the Bow Street Runners, England's first police force. SIGNED on the title page. 276 pp. ISBN: 0-399-140859.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83049
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  • PERSON OR PERSONS UNKNOWN. by Alexander, Bruce.
    Alexander, Bruce.
    PERSON OR PERSONS UNKNOWN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth book in this author's highly praised series of mysteries set in Georgian England and feauturing the blind magistrate Sir John Fielding, the founder of the Bow Street Runners, England's first police force. SIGNED by the author on a blank preliminary page. 276 pp. ISBN: 0-399-140859.

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

    Book ID: 60231
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  • JACK, KNAVE AND FOOL. by Alexander, Bruce.
    Alexander, Bruce.
    JACK, KNAVE AND FOOL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fifth in this author's highly praised series of mysteries set in Georgian England and feauturing the blind magistrate Sir John Fielding, the founder of the Bow Street Runners, England's first police force. SIGNED on a blank preliminary page. 279 pp. ISBN: 0-399-144196.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 60245
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  • DEATH OF A COLONIAL. by Alexander, Bruce.
    Alexander, Bruce.
    DEATH OF A COLONIAL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Sixth in this author's highly praised series of mysteries set in Georgian England and featuring the blind magistrate Sir John Fielding, the founder of the Bow Street Runners, England's first police force. 275 pp. ISBN: 0-399-145648.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 60246
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  • SMUGGLER'S MOON. by Alexander, Bruce.
    Alexander, Bruce.
    SMUGGLER'S MOON.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Putnam, (2001). SIGNED first edition - The eighth in this author's highly praised series of mysteries set in Georgian England and feauturing the blind magistrate Sir John Fielding, the founder of the Bow Street Runners, England's first police force. SIGNED on the title page. 247 pp.

    Condition: Fine in light blue printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 82418
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  • SMUGGLER'S MOON. by Alexander, Bruce.
    Alexander, Bruce.
    SMUGGLER'S MOON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - The eighth in this author's highly praised series of mysteries set in Georgian England and feauturing the blind magistrate Sir John Fielding, the founder of the Bow Street Runners, England's first police force. 247 pp. ISBN: 0-399-141553.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 63965
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  • MURDER IN GRUB STREET. by Alexander, Bruce.
    Alexander, Bruce.
    MURDER IN GRUB STREET.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second book in this author's highly praised series of mysteries set in Georgian England and feauturing the blind magistrate Sir John Fielding, the founder of the Bow Street Runners, England's first police force. 276 pp. ISBN: 0-399-140859.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder mark?)

    Book ID: 75444
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  • JACK, KNAVE AND FOOL. by Alexander, Bruce.
    Alexander, Bruce.
    JACK, KNAVE AND FOOL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fifth in this author's highly praised series of mysteries set in Georgian England and feauturing the blind magistrate Sir John Fielding, the founder of the Bow Street Runners, England's first police force. SIGNED on the title page. 279 pp. ISBN: 0-399-144196.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 77917
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  • SMUGGLER'S MOON. by Alexander, Bruce.
    Alexander, Bruce.
    SMUGGLER'S MOON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The eighth in this author's highly praised series of mysteries set in Georgian England and feauturing the blind magistrate Sir John Fielding, the founder of the Bow Street Runners, England's first police force. SIGNED on the title page. 247 pp. ISBN: 0-399-141553.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79663
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  • DEATH OF A COLONIAL. by Alexander, Bruce.
    Alexander, Bruce.
    DEATH OF A COLONIAL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Sixth in this author's highly praised series of mysteries set in Georgian England and featuring the blind magistrate Sir John Fielding, the founder of the Bow Street Runners, England's first police force. SIGNED on the title page. 275 pp. ISBN: 0-399-145648.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 82668
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  • WATERY GRAVE. by Alexander, Bruce.
    Alexander, Bruce.
    WATERY GRAVE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third book in this author's highly praised series of mysteries set in Georgian England and feauturing the blind magistrate Sir John Fielding, the founder of the Bow Street Runners, England's first police force. 265 pp. ISBN: 0-399-141553.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61881
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  • COLOR OF DEATH. by Alexander, Bruce (Bruce Cook, 1923-2003)
    Alexander, Bruce (Bruce Cook, 1923-2003)
    COLOR OF DEATH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The seventh book in this author's highly praised series of mysteries set in Georgian England and feauturing the blind magistrate Sir John Fielding, the founder of the Bow Street Runners, England's first police force. SIGNED on the title page. 279 pp. ISBN: 0-399-146482.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 79685
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  • THE PRICE OF MURDER. by Alexander, Bruce (Bruce Cook, 1923-2003)
    Alexander, Bruce (Bruce Cook, 1923-2003)
    THE PRICE OF MURDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The tenth book in this author's highly praised series of mysteries set in Georgian England and feauturing the blind magistrate Sir John Fielding, the founder of the Bow Street Runners, England's first police force. SIGNED on the front endpaper. 257 pp. ISBN: 0-399-150781.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 79686
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  • A FATAL WALTZ. by Alexander, Tasha.
    Alexander, Tasha.
    A FATAL WALTZ.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2008) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel of historical suspense combining mystery, romance and intrigue, set in 1891 and featuring Lady Emily Ashton. Cast of characters. 294 pp. ISBN: 978-0061174223.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 63554
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  • DANGEROUS TO KNOW. by Alexander, Tasha.
    Alexander, Tasha.
    DANGEROUS TO KNOW.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel of historical suspense combining mystery, romance and intrigue, set in the 1890s and featuring Lady Emily Ashton, now Lady Emily Hargreaves. 306 pp. ISBN: 978-0312383794.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64198
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  • THE COUNTERFEIT HEIRESS: A Lady Emily Mystery. by Alexander, Tasha.
    Alexander, Tasha.
    THE COUNTERFEIT HEIRESS: A Lady Emily Mystery.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2014). First edition - A novel of historical suspense combining mystery, romance and intrigue, set in the 1890s and featuring Lady Emily Ashton, now Lady Emily Hargreaves. Author's note. 292 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 64199
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  • THE ADVENTURESS: A Lady Emily Mystery. by Alexander, Tasha.
    Alexander, Tasha.
    THE ADVENTURESS: A Lady Emily Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2015) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel of historical suspense combining mystery, romance and intrigue, set in the 1890s on the French Riviera and featuring Lady Emily Hargreaves. Author's note. 288 pp. ISBN: 978-1250058263.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 69925
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  • A FATAL WALTZ. by Alexander, Tasha.
    Alexander, Tasha.
    A FATAL WALTZ.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel of historical suspense combining mystery, romance and intrigue, set in the 1890s and featuring Lady Emily Ashton, now Lady Emily Hargreaves. 306 pp. ISBN: 978-0312383794.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 63631
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  • THE COUNTERFEIT HEIRESS: A Lady Emily Mystery. by Alexander, Tasha.
    Alexander, Tasha.
    THE COUNTERFEIT HEIRESS: A Lady Emily Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2014) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel of historical suspense combining mystery, romance and intrigue, set in the 1890s and featuring Lady Emily Ashton, now Lady Emily Hargreaves. Author's note. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 292 pp. ISBN: 978-1250024695.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82771
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  • TEARS OF PEARL. by Alexander, Tasha.
    Alexander, Tasha.
    TEARS OF PEARL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2009) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel of historical suspense combining mystery, romance and intrigue, set in the 1890s and featuring Lady Emily Ashton, now Lady Emily Hargreaves. SIGNED on the title page. Author's note. 307 pp. ISBN: 978-0312383701.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like fine dust jacket (toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 64054
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  • INVISIBLE COUNTRY. by Alfieri, Annamaria.
    Alfieri, Annamaria.
    INVISIBLE COUNTRY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2012) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, set in Paraguay in 1869, in a land devastated by years of war. 302 pp plus an historical note. ISBN: 978-1250004536.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (lower corners somewhat bumped).

    Book ID: 76596
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  • INVISIBLE COUNTRY. by Alfieri, Annamaria.
    Alfieri, Annamaria.
    INVISIBLE COUNTRY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2012) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, set in Paraguay in 1869, in a land devastated by years of war. 302 pp plus an historical note. ISBN: 978-1250004536.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77808
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