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The Old Contemptibles by Martha Grimes - Signed First Edition - 1991 - from SF Estate Books (SKU: 21_0225-302)

The Old Contemptibles

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The Old Contemptibles

by Martha Grimes

  • Used
  • fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Fine
ISBN 10
0316328944
ISBN 13
9780316328944
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Little, Brown and Company, 1991. hardcover. Fine. PRICED TO SELL! VIEW ALL IMAGES -- US edition: Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1991. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine and protected with a Mylar cover. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED by the author on the title page. No inscription. A Richard Jury mystery. Not price clipped.

Synopsis

The rainy day on which they meet sets the tone for Jury’s romance with a mysteriously troubled widow named Jane Holdsworth. The passionate affair comes to a crashing halt when Jane is found dead. As an investigation ensues—with Jury a suspect—he realizes how little he knew about Jane, her teenage son, and her contentious family. Unable to leave London, Jury sends Melrose Plant to pose as a librarian at the Holdsworths’ Lake District home, where the secrets that rise to the surface threaten to pull the clan under.... SELECTED BY THE LITERARY GUILD® AND THE MYSTERY GUILD®

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Details

Bookseller
SF Estate Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
21_0225-302
Title
The Old Contemptibles
Author
Martha Grimes
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0316328944
ISBN 13
9780316328944
Publisher
Little, Brown and Company
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1991
Bookseller catalogs
Signed 1st Editions; US Publisher; Mystery & Detective;

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About SF Estate Books

OUR FOCUS
We specialize in selling large book collections from estate and family libraries.Signed 1st EditionsA significant number of our books are signed by the author. Most of our signed inventory is both 1st edition and 1st printing. US & UK VersionsMany of our books are the UK version and in some cases we have both the UK and US versions of the same book. 1st PrintingsMost of our book are 1st printings in Mylar jackets. A significant number of this inventory is signed by the author.

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We are a boutique online bookstore with an emphasis on quality, collectability and customer service.Our founders, Mel & Bob, started collecting books in the 1960's. After losing Bob in 2001, Mel doubled down and began collecting in earnest. Mel passed away in late 2017, but her vision on book collecting and passion for books powers our business.Today we embody the modern spirit of a boutique bookstore by offering our inventory through our online only partners.

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