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  • INVITATION TO A FUNERAL. by Brown, Molly .
    Brown, Molly .
    INVITATION TO A FUNERAL.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1998) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first mystery novel set in 1676 in Restoration London, one which recreates the London of Pepys and Dryden and interweaves fact and fiction as it features spy-turned-playwright Aphra Behn. "King Charles is on his rocky throne, surrounded by a full complement of spies, lackeys, and mistresses. . .. Nell Gwyn, a longtime favorite, is also still on the scene when a poet-playwright friend, Aphra Behn, enlists her help in the tutelage of would-be actress Elizabeth Decker, mistress of the Earl of Rochester, for the leading part in her newest playa move Aphra hopes will improve her near-penniless state." 288 pp. ISBN: 0-312185987.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74118
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  • Brown, Molly .
    INVITATION TO A FUNERAL.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1998) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first mystery novel set in 1676 in Restoration London, one which recreates the London of Pepys and Dryden and interweaves fact and fiction as it features spy-turned-playwright Aphra Behn. "King Charles is on his rocky throne, surrounded by a full complement of spies, lackeys, and mistresses. . .. Nell Gwyn, a longtime favorite, is also still on the scene when a poet-playwright friend, Aphra Behn, enlists her help in the tutelage of would-be actress Elizabeth Decker, mistress of the Earl of Rochester, for the leading part in her newest playa move Aphra hopes will improve her near-penniless state." 288 pp. ISBN: 0-312185987.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74119
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  • INVITATION TO A FUNERAL. by Brown, Molly .
    Brown, Molly .
    INVITATION TO A FUNERAL.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Victor Gollancz, Ltd., (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first mystery novel set in 1676 in Restoration London, one which recreates the London of Pepys and Dryden and interweaves fact and fiction as it features spy-turned-playwright Aphra Behn. "King Charles is on his rocky throne, surrounded by a full complement of spies, lackeys, and mistresses. . .. Nell Gwyn, a longtime favorite, is also still on the scene when a poet-playwright friend, Aphra Behn, enlists her help in the tutelage of would-be actress Elizabeth Decker, mistress of the Earl of Rochester, for the leading part in her newest playa move Aphra hopes will improve her near-penniless state." 288 pp. ISBN: 0-575-061324.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74120
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  • GENTLEMAN CAPTAIN. by Davies, J. D.
    Davies, J. D.
    GENTLEMAN CAPTAIN.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2010. dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel by this authority on the seventeenth century British Navy, set in 1692 in Restoration England, where Cromwell is dead and Charles II has resumed the throne. 320 pp. plus the author's historical note. ISBN: 9780547382616.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 54482
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  • DARK ANGELS. by Koen, Karleen.
    Koen, Karleen.
    DARK ANGELS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's third historical novel, set in Restoration England during the reign of Charles II, a prequel to her book "Through a Glass Darkly." 530 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 0-307-339912.

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

    Book ID: 45073
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  • THE PAINTED LADY. by Marston, Edward.(pseudonym of Keith Miles)
    Marston, Edward.(pseudonym of Keith Miles)
    THE PAINTED LADY.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    London: Allison & Busby, (2012). The sixth book in the series featuring architect Christopher Redmayne and the Puritan Constable Jonathan Bale, set in 1671 in Restoration London. 350 pp. ISBN: 9780749080778.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 60269
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  • THE PARLIAMENT HOUSE. by Marston, Edward.(pseudonym of Keith Miles)
    Marston, Edward.(pseudonym of Keith Miles)
    THE PARLIAMENT HOUSE.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    London: Allison & Busby, (2012). SIGNED - The fifth book in the series featuring architect Christopher Redmayne and the Puritan Constable Jonathan Bale, set in 1670 in Restoration London. 349 pp. ISBN: 9780749081775.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 62000
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