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The History of Mystery

by Collins, Max Allan

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The History of Mystery, Collins, Max Allan. Published by Collectors Press, Portland, 2001. 4to up to 12" tall; 196 pp. with 375-plus color illustrations (pulp fiction covers, comic strips, portraits, etc.), bibliography, index. Pictorial cloth boards; front dust jacket with die-cut circle for magnifying glass. In mint condition in mint unclipped jacket. A look at pop culture and how it… Read more
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The Unknown Shore

by O'Brian, Patrick

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The Unknown Shore, O'Brian, Patrick. Published by W.W. Norton., New York, 1995. First American Edition, First printing. Quarter beige cloth over blue boards with blue spine titles. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 313pp. with double page illustrated map. Volume is in fine condition without markings, tears or folds. Unclipped jacket has light shelf wear.
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Two Solitudes

by MacLennan, Hugh

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Two Solitudes, MacLennan, Hugh. Published by Armed Services, Inc., New York, 1945 (through arrangement with Duell, Sloan & Pearce, Inc.). Card covers. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall., 479pp. #932, AA Nov 45, wide format. Wear to covers; toning to pages and otherwise fine without markings, tears or folds. Two Solitudes is a narrative of English and… Read more
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The Letter of Marque

by O'Brian, Patrick

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The Letter of Marque, O'Brian, Patrick. Published by W. W. Norton & Company, New York, 1994. 8vo up to 9½" tall,, 284pp. with double page schematic of ship. Quarter blue over beige boards. Volume is in fine condition without marks, tears or folds; unclipped jacket is fine with the light shelf wear.
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The Huntress

by Quinn, Kate

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The Huntress, Quinn, Kate. Published by William Morrow & Co, 2019. Card covers. 531pp. In mint, unread, unmarked condition.
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In The Woods

by French, Tana

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In The Woods, French, Tana. Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 2019. Card covers. In fine, unmarked condition. The inspiration for the major new BBC drama series DUBLIN MURDERS (Dublin Murder Squad).
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The Works of Jane Austen in Ten Volumes. Emma (in two volumes); Mansfield Park (in two volumes); Persuasion (in two volumes); Northanger Abbey; Pride & Prejudice (in two volumes); Sense and Sensibility (in two volumes). Jane Austen. Publisher, date and place not given; assumed publisher is Robert Fredericks (RF to spine), Bath, UK., circa 2005. 24mo up to 5½"… Read more
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The Man in the High Castle

by Dick, Philip K.

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The Man in the High Castle, Dick, Philip K. Published by G P Putnam's Sons, New York, 1962. First SFBC edition with D45 code in the gutter page 239 and orange top edge both of which indicate the November 1962 first printing. Facsimile dustjacket. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 239 pp. Black boards with red titles front and… Read more
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Mission to Paris

by Furst, Alan

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Mission to Paris, Furst, Alan. Published by Random House, 2013. Cardcovers. In fine condition without markis, tears or folds; likely unread.
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The Joy Luck Club

by Tan, Amy

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The Joy Luck Club, Tan, Amy. Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. Author signed, dated (4 May '89) and inscribed 'MacClelland', on half title page along with a red inked Joy Luck stamp. First issue dustjacket with Canadian price of $26.50 and publisher information tail end of back flap. 8vo up to 9½" tall.,… Read more
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The Name of Action

by Graham Greene

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The Name of Action, Graham Greene, Published by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Garden City, 1931. First American Edition limited to 1000 copies without subsequent printings. Greene prevented further publication claiming this novel was not to his own standards. Facsimile dustjacket. 8vo up to 9½" tall. 312 pages. Black cloth boards with gilt spine titles; red endpapers and red top edge… Read more
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The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure Of Les Miserables, Bellos, David. Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017. First American Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 307 pp. with index. Beige boards with black titles. Both volume and unclipped jacket are in fine condition without marks, tears or folds. David Bellos brings to life the extraordinary story of… Read more
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The Chronicle of Clemendy

by Arthur Machen

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The Chronicle of Clemendy, Arthur Machen. Martin Secker Ltd., London, 1927. Volume 28 in the New Adelphi Library. Second state. 12mo up to 7½" tall., 307pp. + 4pp publisher's advertisement. Green cloth boards with gilt spine titles and gilt illustration to front board. Volume is in near fine condition; binding is tight and square; gilt remains bright. Owner's name, place… Read more
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The Three Impostors

by Arthur Machen

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The Three Impostors; or, The Transmutations, Arthur Machen. Martin Secker Ltd., London, 1926. Volume 15 in the New Adelphi Library. Second state. Laid in pamphlet of New Adelphi Library titles. 12mo up to 7½" tall., 203 pp. Green cloth boards with gilt spine titles and gilt illustration to front board. Volume is in near fine condition; binding is tight and… Read more
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Things Near And Far

by Arthur Machen

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Things Near And Far, Arthur Machen. Martin Secker Ltd., London, 1926. Volume 8 in the New Adelphi Library. Second state. 12mo up to 7½" tall., 176 pp. + 8pp publisher's advertisement. Green cloth boards with gilt spine titles and gilt illustration to front board. Volume is in very good condition; binding is tight and square; gilt remains bright. Owner's name,… Read more
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The Mirror & the Light

by Mantel, Hilary

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The Mirror & the Light, Mantel, Hilary. Published by HarperCollins, 2020. Soft cover with French flaps. 8vo up to 9½" tall. 833pp. In fine condition without marks, tears or folds.
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The Last Space Ship

by Leinster, Murray (Will F. Jenkins)

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The Last Space Ship, Leinster, Murray (Will F. Jenkins). Published by Frederick Fell Inc. New York, Circa 1949. Book Club edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 239pp. Black boards with white spine titles. Volume is in fine condition without markings, tears or folds. Unclipped jacket has worn edges, closed tears to top edge and spine.
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The Eagle's Throne

by Fuentes, Carlos

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The Eagle's Throne, Fuentes, Carlos; Translated by Kristina Cordero. Random House, New York, 2006. First American edition, first printing. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 366pp. Quarter brown over burnt orange boards, gilt spine titles. In fine condition, without markings, tears or folds. Unclipped jacket has a few light scratches to front and otherwise fine.
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Third Girl

by Christie, Agatha

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Third Girl, Christie, Agatha. Published by Dodd, Mead and Co., New York, 1966. Book club edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 248pp. Blue boards with gilt titles, green top edge. Light toning of text block and otherwise volume is in fine condition without markings, tears, folds. Unclipped jacket is in very good condition with rubbing and scuffing. A Hercule Poirot… Read more
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The Spies of Warsaw

by Furst, Alan

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The Spies of Warsaw, Furst, Alan. Published by Random House Trade Paperbacks, New York, 2009. Card Covers. In fine, unmarked condition.
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