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The Two Faces of January
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The Two Faces of January

By Highsmith, Patricia

Heinemann, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. The dust jacket is rubbed and marked, particularly on the spine, where some of the text has been obscured. Despite this, the jacket remains bright, whole, intact and legible. The boards are lightly edge worn but remain strong and square, with charming gold gilt to the spine. Internally, the end pages are ever so slightly foxed, but this does not extend into the body of the book, and the rest of the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. There are no other markings or inscriptions. Tightly bound and presents well in cellophane. JK

$60.00

A Spy is Forever
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A Spy is Forever

By French, Richard P

Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. The dust jacket is shelf rubbed, edge worn and lightly marked, but it remains whole, bright and intact, though the inside flap has been price-clipped. The boards are a touch edge worn, but strong and square. Internally, there are no markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. Tightly bound and presents handsomely in cellophane. JK

$50.00

Animal Instincts
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Animal Instincts

By Horton, Anthony E

Loon in Balloon, 2007. Softcover. Very Good. Signed. The wraps are in a good condition, except for minor wearing and creasing at the edges. Internally clean and tightly bound. There is an author's inscription on the half title page. Complete with 231 pages. [B.K.]

$11.00

Faces in the Dark

By Boileau, Pierre; Narcejac, Thomas

Hutchinson, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The dust jacket is shelf rubbed, edge worn and marked. There is a crease along the front near the spine, but it remains bright, whole and intact. Internally, the front and back end pages are tanned, and there is light, sporadic foxing throughout. There are no markings or inscriptions otherwise, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. Tightly bound and presents handsomely in cellophane. JK

$210.00

The Evil Eye

By Boileau, Pierre; Narcejac, Thomas

Hutchinson, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The dust jacket is shelf rubbed and marked. There is some surface damage along the edge of the front, and the back is a touch foxed, but aside from this, the dust jacket remains bright, whole and intact. Internally, there is foxing and tanning on the first and last few pages, although this does not extend into the body of the book. There are no markings or inscriptions and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. Tightly bound and presents handsomely in cellophane. JK

$110.00

The Kruger Millions
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The Kruger Millions

By Miller, Stanley

Vanguard Press, 2004. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. The wraps are rubbed and beginning to curve outwards. the laminate covering of the wraps is also beginning to peel away from the cover. Aside from this, the wraps are clean and whole. Internally, the pages are crisp, whole and immaculate. The binding remains strong. JV.K.

$40.00

Hare Sitting Up
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Hare Sitting Up

By Innes, Michael

Victor Gollancz Ltd., London, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair/Poor. 192 pages (complete). Ex-library (John Orr's Library) copy with consequent debris, residue, marks, annotations, wear, usage, stamps. The dustjacket is much worn, torn and scored from storage. It is sure. The boards are comfortable, if a little worn. Within, aside from the library consequences the contents are mild-mannered, relaxed, clear, assured and may be read with complete ease and enjoyment. fk

$6.00

The Book Hunter
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The Book Hunter

By Phillips, Dick

MacAndrew Publishing / Create Space, 2013. First Edition. Softcover. Fair/No Jacket. Signed. 399 pages (complete). Inscribed by the author on the title page: "To Andy Ing / Mildly obsessive book collector. Hope you enjoy it! All best Dick Phillips aka Ian Snelling". The covers are a little worn from use. They are benign and sure. The contents have some mild evidence of use throughout. They are generally clean, clear, assured, genial and tidy. fk

$50.00

Goliath
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Goliath

By Denis, John

Collins, London, 1987. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 284 pages (complete). Third title in the Alistair MacLean brand series. A good, healthy copy. The dustjacket is assured, a little torn and scuffed, secure. The contents are neat, smart, clean, clear and certain. fk

$13.00

Verskuilde Wraak
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Verskuilde Wraak

By Beer, A de

Die Goeie Hoop Uitgewers (Edms) Bpk., Johannesburg, 1952. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fair/Poor. 207 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. The dustjacket is worn, torn, scuffed and marked. It is resolute and secure. The covers are faded about the edges, otherwise they are benign and placid. Inside, the contents are clean, clear, certain, confident and thrilling. fk

$15.00

The Vivero Letter
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The Vivero Letter

By Bagley, Desmond

Collins, 1968. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 317 pages (complete). First edition. Price not snipped. The dustjacket is sound with some mild wear and shelving/ storage scuffing and rubbing. The boards are tidy. Inside the contents are fresh, clean, clear, very assured, companionable. fk

$6.00

No Time for Goodbye
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No Time for Goodbye

By Barclay, Linwood

Orion, 2007. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 339 pages (complete). When 'No Time for Goodbye' was first published it became an instant bestseller. This is a first edition of the book. In general very good condition. The dustjacket is neat, smart and tight. The boards are lightly marked. The contents are as new throughout - firm, clean, clear, very confident and utterly addictive. An excellent copy. fk

$6.00

Dance On a Sinking Ship
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Dance On a Sinking Ship

By Kilian, Michael

Sidgwick & Jackson, 1988. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 418 pages (complete). An imagined time in pre-war Europe, a fictional sea-voyage by the Prince of Wales and Wallis Simpson. Assassination is planned. A firm, sure book. The dust jacket is laminated and affixed to the cover. It has some mild shelving and user marks and wear. Inside, the contents are tight, clean, clear and thrilling. fk

$5.00

Hell's Corner
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Hell's Corner

By Baldacci, David

MacMillan, 2010. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fair/No Jacket. signed. Signed by Author(s)438 pages (complete). A bookplate signed by Baldacci is affixed to the title page. First trade format edition. A much owned book. The cover has wear and scuffing. There is a 'signed' label on the front cover. The spine is creased from use but is secure and tight. The back cover has creasing and some damp damage. Inside, there is evidence of usage throughout. The back pages have some damp wrinkling. The papertrims have handling marks. The contents are clear, companionable, certain. fk

$16.00

Ground Zero
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Ground Zero

By Cox, Richard

Secker & Warburg, 1984. Special Edition. Soft cover. Fair/No Jacket. 249 pages (complete). Pre-publication copy. A much owned book. The card cover is much marked, worn, creased. It is nonetheless sound and intact. Inside, there is evidence of use and ownership throughout. The pages are clear, relaxed, the papertrims have marks, the page corners are thumbed, the book is pocket-comfortable. fk

$8.00

Scend of the Sea
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Scend of the Sea

By Jenkins, Geoffrey

Collins, 1971. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. signed. Inscribed by Author(s)253 pages (complete). In general good, neat condition. Inscribed by Geoffrey Jenkins on the title page. The dustjacket is smart and bright. There is some mild shelving to the edges. The blue board cover is tidy and tight again with light shelving wear. Inside, the contents are very confident and firm. The pages are clean, clear, confident, engaging and companionable. fk

$40.00

A Place Called Freedom
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A Place Called Freedom

By Follett, Ken

Macmillan, 1995. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Fair. signed. Inscribed by Author(s)490 pages (complete). Inscribed by Follett on the title page. A companionable and contented book. The dustjacket is very healthy with some very mild shelving wear. The boards too have some shelving wear. The pagetrims have handling and storage marks. The pages are relaxed, clean, clear, sure, genial and tidy. fk

$40.00

Safe Custody
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Safe Custody

By Yates, Dornford

Milton, Balch & Company, New York, 1932. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Poor/No Jacket. 274 pages (complete). A much used and owned book. The cover is tatty and scruffy. It is whole and intact and heroic. There is much wear to corners, edges and seams. The spine is much worn and injured. The binding though is secure and resolute. Inside, the frontispage has been repaired by a previous owner. The pages are relaxed, comfortable, genial and assured. fk

$10.00

Vixen 03
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Vixen 03

By Cussler, Clive

Hodder & Stoughton, 1978. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Poor. 318 pages (complete). First edition. The cover is dramatic, worn and torn, secure and sound. The board cover is worn, marked but whole and firm. There is a gift inscription on the frontispage (not from the author). The pages are clean, clear, companionable and confident. fk

$11.00

Canham's Run: Previously published as The Centaur File - Book 1 in the Canham Series
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Canham's Run: Previously published as The Centaur File - Book 1 in the Canham Series

By Bowery, Michael

Crest Publishing, South Africa, 2006. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket. 258 pages (complete). In general good condition. The cover has shelving, stacking and handling wear to the edges, corners and seams. The cover is tight, secure, confident and healthy. It has the remains of previous retailer stickers on the front and back. The contents are very fresh, bright, confident, clean and clear. fk

$10.00

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