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Tripwire

by CHILD, LEE

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Published
1999
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G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1999. Book. Fine. Cloth & Boards. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Red lettered quarter black cloth over black paper boards. Wrapped in pictorial dust jacket. This copy signed by the author on the title page. Fine copy of the 3rd Jack Reacher..
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Return to Salonika

by PACKER, CHARLES

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Published
1964
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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London: Cassell & Company Ltd, 1964. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Black cloth, gilt. Pictorial dust jacket has a dampstain at the head, and a little edgewear top and bottom. Interior clean. xi plus 2 page map and 164pp. Contains 6 plates and a fold-out elevation at the rear..
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Black's Guide to Scotland

by MITTON, G.E.

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Published
1907
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Very Good
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London: Adam and Charles Black, 1907. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Olive cloth, gilt and dark green, tears at spine. Joint starting, bookseller's sticker, former owner's name on verso of frontis, title page dog-eared, former owner's name inside rear cover, o/w clean interior. 627, plus 89pp adverts, plus adverts on the endpapers. Contains many… Read more
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The Eagle

by WHYTE, JACK

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Published
2005
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Toronto: Viking Canada, 2005. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Quarter black cloth, gray lettering, on gray boards. Clean pictorial dust jacket. First edition, signed by author on title page. Clean interior. The Eagle is the first book of the Golden Eagle series, a companion to his famous retelling of the… Read more
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The Book of Kells: Reproductions of the Manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin: With a Study of the Manuscript

by HENRY, FRANCOISE

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Published
1974
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New York: Alofred A. Knopf, 1974. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Olive cloth, gilt, sunned. Interior clean. Matching slipcase (olive/gilt) heavily sunned. Contains 226 colour plates. The Book of Kells is, by far, the most illuminated volume of the four Gospels, with the text drawn from the Vulgate..
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Killing Floor

by CHILD, LEE

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Published
1997
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Fine
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1st Edition
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G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1997. Book. Fine. Cloth & Boards. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Black lettered quarter red cloth over white paper boards in decorative dust jacket. A fine copy of the first Jack Reacher..
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The Riddle of the Third Mile

by DEXTER, COLIN

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Published
1983
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Macmillan London Limited, 1983. Book. Near Fine. Cloth. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. White lettered grey cloth in price clipped dust jacket. Pages darkened as usual. The 6th Morse. Nice copy..
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Isles of Greece

by DELL, ANTHONY

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Published
1926
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Near Fine
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London: Geoffrey Bles, 1926. Book. Illus. by Anthony Dell and M. Roger Dell. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. White cloth, gilt, on sky blue cloth boards, bottom front corner bumped. Rare dust jacket, soiled and bumped at corners. First edition. Page edges spotted, but interior clean. Contains 24 plates of photographs. The author… Read more
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The Bayevx Tapestry: The Complete Tapestry in Color With Introduction, Description and Commentary

by WILSON, DAVID M.

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Published
1985
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New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1985. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Gray cloth, gilt. First edition, Interior clean. Matching gray with gilt slipcase. The Bayeux Tapestry, which this volume displays magnificently, is now believed to have been made in England, not Bayeux, France, and it is actually embroidered, rather than using a tapestry… Read more
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Blind Man With a Pistol

by HIMES, CHESTER

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Published
1969
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New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1969. Book. Near Fine. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Red cloth, black lettering. Pictorial dust jacket, laminate rippling front and rear, and price clipped. First edition. Review copy embossed on title page. This is the eighth, and second last, book of his Harlem series..
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Stalking the Angel

by CRAIS, ROBERT

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Published
1989
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1st Edition
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Bantam Books, 1989. Book. Near Fine. Cloth & Boards. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Silver lettered quarter black cloth over grey paper boards in pictorial dust jacket. The 2nd Elvis cole..
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The Religious Quests of the Graeco-Roman World: A Study in the Historical Background of Early Christianity

by ANGUS, S.

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Published
1929
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Very Good
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London: John Murray, 1929. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Dark blue cloth, gilt, bumped top front corner and head. Dust jacket, torn at corners and spine, pencil on the spine, and decorated with the symbol for good luck. First Edition. Clean interior. xx, 444pp..
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The Paper Garden: Mrs. Delany Begins Her Life's Work at 72

by PEACOCK, MOLLY

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Published
2010
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Fine
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1st Edition
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9780771070334
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2010. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Pictorial boards, white lettering. Clean pictorial dust jacket. First edition, signed on the pictorial front page. A biography of Mary Granville Pendarves Delaney, who, instead of becoming a sedate pensioner, began creating mixed-media collages..
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The Battle of the Somme: The Heroism and Horror of War

by GILBERT, MARTIN

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Published
2006
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Fine
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1st Edition
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9780771035470
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Ltd., 2006. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Black cloth, copper gilt. Clean pictorial dust jacket. Inscribed by author, "To Fiona, with the author's regards, Martin Gilbert Toronto 12 June 2006". Interior clean. xix, 332pp. Gilbert is best known for his meticulous academic writing, but Hungary tried… Read more
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The Complaints

by RANKIN, IAN

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Published
2009
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Fine
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1st Edition
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9780752889511
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Orion, 2009. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Black cloth, silver gilt. Clean pictorial dust jacket. First edition, inscribed on the title page, "To (unreadable) Kitouski - Hoping there are no complaints! Ian Rankin". Clean interior..
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The Murders of Richard III

by PETERS, ELIZABETH

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Published
1974
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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1974. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Salmon cloth, gilt, on green boards. Pictorial dust jacket has some light edgewear and is bumped on the front flap. First edition. Top edge green. Clean interior. A mystery story involving a group of people intent on proving King Richard III's innocence, while stopping a current-day copycat killer..… Read more
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The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold

by WAUGH, EVELYN

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Published
1957
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Near Fine
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Chapman and Hall, 1957. Book. Near Fine. Cloth. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Gilt lettered blue cloth in pictorial dust jacket. Late novel by Waugh in near fine condition..
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The Oxford History of the Classical World

by BOARDMAN, JOHN, GRIFFIN, JASPER, AND MURRAY OSWYN (EDS.)

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Published
1986
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9780198721123
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Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 1986. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Quarter blue cloth, gilt on blue boards. Dust jacket bumped at head and line down rear. Two blue dots edges, p197-214 dog-eared, o/w clean. Contains 8 plates. Large book, will need extra for shipping..
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A Handbook on the Primary Identification of Revolvers and Semiautomatic Pistols

by MILLARD, JOHN T.

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Published
1974
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas, 1974. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Green cloth, gilt. Dust jacket shows ink on the front cover and minor soiling. Halton Regional Police Force inkstamp on the front free endpaper and inside rear cover, o/w clean. xi plus 156pp..
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Scotland's Royal Line: The Tragic House of Stuart

by FRANCIS, GRANT R.

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Published
1928
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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London: John Murray, 1928. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Blue cloth, beautifully gilt. Pictorial dust jacket, tears at top and bottom, dampstains on spine. faint soiling. Former owner's name on front free endpaper, o/w clean. xiv, 350, 4pp publisher's adverts. Contains 29 plates..
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