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  • Michaels, Barbara (pseudonym for Barbara Mertz aka Elizabeth Peters.)
    PRINCE OF DARKNESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Meredith Press, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An uncommon early novel using this pseudonym (Mertz also writes the popular Amelia Peabody novels under the Elizabeth Peters pseudonym). A novel of romantic suspense, set in a sleepy old colonial town in Maryland, where a visiting Englishman finds himself becoming involved with two women who had turned to the occult after an earlier death. 230 pp. Dust jacket art by Charles Geer,. ISBN: 0-396-062458.

    Condition: Very good in a very good dust jacket (erasure on half title page, small chips to edges of dust jacket, but overall an attractive copy of a hard to find first edtion.)

    Book ID: 54904
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  • Powell, Anthony
    WHAT'S BECOME OF WARING.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1963) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first American publication of this early comic novel by Powell (originally published in 1939, and preceding his "The Music of Time" series.) Upon publication in England this novel received enthusiastic reviews - from Punch: "His dry, detached irony, his inspired reporting of detail and dialogue, his wit and his ability to suggest character and his complete avoidance of padding all show to great advantage in this story of a travel book writer whom nobody knew and everybody wondered about.".236 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (some toning to the dj).

    Book ID: 61741
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