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  • Hatch, Alden and Seamus Walshe.
    CROWN OF GLORY: The Life of Pope Pius XII.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hawthorn Books, (1957.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A popular biography of Eugenio Pacelli who became Pope Pius XII, the leader of the Roman Catholic Church during "the rise of Fascism, World War II, the postwar menace of Communism, the Korean War, the unrest in the Soviet satellites, the Suez crisis." Illustrated with 38 black and white photographs, including previously unpublished pictures of the Pope as a young child, and 22 full page drawings by Louis Priscilla. Index. Imprimatur. Illustrated endpapers. 251 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 33747
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  • A SEASON FOR THE DEAD. by Hewson, David.
    Hewson, David.
    A SEASON FOR THE DEAD.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Thriller introducing police detective Nic Costa, "the son of an infamous Italian Communist, and a cop who barely looks his 27 years of age . . In a hushed Vatican reading room, the scene was shocking: a crazed professor shot dead after brandishing evidence of a grisly crime. Moments later, two bodies are found in a nearby church, each with a gruesome calling card from the killer. . . Set amidst a bizarre killing spree in modern Rome, it is a bewitching blend of history and drama, sensuality and suspense. SIGNED on the half title page. 386 pp. ISBN: 0-385337221.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81746
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  • THE BOOK OF SPIES. by Lynds, Gayle.
    Lynds, Gayle.
    THE BOOK OF SPIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - A biblio-thriller featuring a book from Ivan the Terrible's lost library and featuring rare books curator Eva Blake and former intelligence officer Judd Ryder. Author's note, bibliography. 390 pp. ISBN: 978-0312380892.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62423
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  • Scotti, R. A.
    THE KISS OF JUDAS

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Donald I. Fine, Inc., 1984. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a thriller set in the Vatican in 1978. 334 pp. Dust jacket by Wendell Minor. ISBN: 0-917657-071.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (corners bumped, crease to dj flap)

    Book ID: 8335
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  • THE KISS OF JUDAS by Scotti, R. A.
    Scotti, R. A.
    THE KISS OF JUDAS

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Donald I. Fine, Inc., (1984.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a thriller set in the Vatican in 1978. 334 pp. Dust jacket by Wendell Minor. ISBN: 0-917657-071.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 55129
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  • Scotti, R. A.
    THE KISS OF JUDAS

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Donald I. Fine, Inc., (1984.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a thriller set in the Vatican in 1978. 334 pp. Dust jacket by Wendell Minor. ISBN: 0-917657-071.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (slight spine slant, some wear to dj.)

    Book ID: 32717
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