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  • COLONEL SANDHURST TO THE RESCUE. by Chesney, Marion.
    Chesney, Marion.
    COLONEL SANDHURST TO THE RESCUE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel of Regency England. Being the Fifth volume of The Poor Relation. 152 pp. ISBN: 0-312-104448.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61461
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  • THE BANISHMENT. by Chesney, Marion.
    Chesney, Marion.
    THE BANISHMENT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel of Regency England. Being the First Volume of The Daughters of Mannerling. 151 pp. ISBN: 0-312-117493.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket. (appears unread, but with a remainder dot)

    Book ID: 71507
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  • BLACK AJAX. by Fraser, George MacDonald.
    Fraser, George MacDonald.
    BLACK AJAX.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: HarperCollins, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The true first edition of this highly acclaimed novel based on the true story of the real-life bare-knuckle boxer Tom Molineaux, a Virginia slave who fought his way to freedom and to celebrity in England in the early 1880's. Although not officially part of the Flashman Papers - and set earlier in time during Regency England - Captain 'Mad Buck' Flashman, father of Harry Flashman, plays a large role in this wonderful novel. Glossary. 248 pp. ISBN: 0-00-2255855.

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

    Book ID: 75339
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  • Fraser, George MacDonald.
    BLACK AJAX.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Carroll & Graf, (1998.) dj. Hardcover - A highly acclaimed novel based on the true story of the real-life bare-knuckle boxer Tom Molineaux, a Virginia slave who fought his way to freedom and to celebrity in England in the early 1880's. Although not officially part of the Flashman Papers - and set earlier in time during Regency England - Captain 'Mad Buck' Flashman, father of Harry Flashman, plays a large role in this wonderful novel. Glossary. 249 pp. ISBN: 0-7867-05531.

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

    Book ID: 39013
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  • WHAT REMAINS OF HEAVEN: A Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery. by Harris, C.S.
    Harris, C.S.
    WHAT REMAINS OF HEAVEN: A Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    New York: Obsidian, (2010). The fifth mystery featuring aristocratic soldier-turned-sleuth Sebastian St. Cyr, set in 1812 in Regency London. 337 pp. ISBN: 978-0-451-228024.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 60133
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  • James, P. D. and Critchley, T. A.
    THE MAUL AND THE PEAR TREE: The Ratcliff Highway Murders 1811

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - James' first work of non-fiction and her first collaboration, originally published in 1971. A fascinating reconstruction of the series of crimes that shocked Regency London. Frontispiece, photographs, drawings. Bibliography, list of people in the case. Illustrated endpapers. 284 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-152x.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 20112
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  • James, P. D. and Critchley, T. A.
    THE MAUL AND THE PEAR TREE: The Ratcliff Highway Murders 1811

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - James' first work of non-fiction and her first collaboration, originally published in 1971. A fascinating reconstruction of the series of crimes that shocked Regency London. Frontispiece, photographs, drawings. Bibliography, list of people in the case. Illustrated endpapers. 284 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-152x.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line, price-clipped dj.)

    Book ID: 27252
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  • James, P. D. and Critchley, T. A.
    THE MAUL AND THE PEAR TREE: The Ratcliff Highway Murders 1811

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - James' first work of non-fiction and her first collaboration, originally published in 1971. A fascinating reconstruction of the series of crimes that shocked Regency London. Frontispiece, photographs, drawings. Bibliography, list of people in the case. Illustrated endpapers. 284 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-152x.

    Condition: Very good in near fine dust jacket (slightly cocked spine, price-clipped dj.)

    Book ID: 34186
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  • THE DEVIL IN MUSIC. by Ross, Kate.
    Ross, Kate.
    THE DEVIL IN MUSIC.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth and last book in the author's highly praised series of historical mysteries, set in 1820s England and featuring amateur sleuth and regency dandy Julian Kestrel. SIGNED on the title page. Ross died shortly after the publication of the this book, at just 41 years old. Double page map. 447 pp. plus author's note. ISBN: 0-670-863599.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74834
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  • CUT TO THE QUICK. by Ross, Kate.
    Ross, Kate.
    CUT TO THE QUICK.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: The Viking Press, (1993.). First edition - The first book in the author's highly praised series of historical mysteries, set in the 1820's Regency England and featuring amateur sleuth and dandy Julian Kestrel. 333 pp

    Condition: Good in illustrated wrappers (spine slant, reading wear.) A rather uncommon pre-publication issue.

    Book ID: 45944
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  • A BROKEN VESSEL. by Ross, Kate.
    Ross, Kate.
    A BROKEN VESSEL.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1994.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second mystery featuring Julian Kestrel, a Regency dandy, who joins forces with Sally Stokes, a Cockney prostitute and thief - and the sister of his valet, Dipper - to unmask a diabolical murderer in 1820's England. Winner of the Gargoyle Award for Best Historical Novel. This series was unfortunately cut short by the author's death at just 41, when only 4 books had been written. INSCRIBED on the title page "to - -- best wishes" 289 pp. ISBN: 0-340-595434.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket (a tight straight copy but with the usual rather severe toning to the pages, initials blacked out on front endpaper.).

    Book ID: 60287
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  • WHOM THE GODS LOVE. by Ross, Kate.
    Ross, Kate.
    WHOM THE GODS LOVE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third in the author's highly praised series of historical mysteries, set in the 1820's England and featuring amateur sleuth and regency dandy Julian Kestrel. SIGNED on the title page. The title of this book - whom the gods love die young - was sadly prophetic, as Ross died shortly after the publication of the 4th book in the series, at just 41. 382 pp. ISBN: 0-670-86207X.

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

    Book ID: 65612
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  • THE DEVIL IN MUSIC. by Ross, Kate.
    Ross, Kate.
    THE DEVIL IN MUSIC.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth and last book in the author's highly praised series of historical mysteries, set in 1820s England and featuring amateur sleuth and regency dandy Julian Kestrel. SIGNED on the title page. Ross died shortly after the publication of the this book, at just 41. 447 pp. plus author's note. ISBN: 0-670-863599.

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

    Book ID: 65613
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  • LADY VERNON AND HER DAUGHTER: A Novel of Jane Austen's Lady Susan. by Rubino, Jane and Caitlen Rubino-Bradway.
    Rubino, Jane and Caitlen Rubino-Bradway.
    LADY VERNON AND HER DAUGHTER: A Novel of Jane Austen's Lady Susan.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Broadway Books, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - A full-length novel based on Austen's early novella. Stephanie Barron, the author of several Jane Austen mysteries, comments that this "Cleverly inverts the premise of Austen's Lady Susan,with a richness of background and detail that enlivens the original epistolary novel. Should delight the most acute Austen fans." Includes an authors' note and an excerpt from Austen's 'Lady Susan.' 328 pp. ISBN: 9780307461674.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 67132
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  • DEATH ON A SILVER TRAY. by Stevens, Rosemary.
    Stevens, Rosemary.
    DEATH ON A SILVER TRAY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first mystery, featuring Beau Brummel and set in Regency England. SIGNED on the title page. 277 pp. ISBN: 0-425-174689.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77039
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  • THE TAINTED SNUFF BOX. by Stevens, Rosemary.
    Stevens, Rosemary.
    THE TAINTED SNUFF BOX.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's second mystery, featuring Beau Brummel and set in Regency England. SIGNED on the title page. 292 pp. ISBN: 0-425-179486.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80905
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