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Silver Pigs

Silver Pigs

by Lindsey Davis

Lindsey Davis now writes full time. She is the author of eleven Falco novels and one historical love story, A Course of Honour. Two For the Lions won the first CWA Ellis Peters Historical Dagger.From the Hardcover edition.
North Star Conspiracy

North Star Conspiracy

by Miriam Grace Monfredo

Miriam Grace Monfredo, a former librarian and a historian, lives in Rochester, New York. This is the seventh Seneca Falls Mystery. A previous Seneca Falls Mystery, The Stalking-Horse, was chosen by the Voice of Youth Advocacy as one of 1998’s best adult mysteries for young adults and received a “best” review in Library Journal’s young adult section.
The Heretic's Apprentice

The Heretic's Apprentice

by Ellis Peters

Hot Springs

Hot Springs

by Stephen Hunter

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Arms Of Angels

by Stephen Hunter

Historical Mystery Books & Ephemera

Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

by Jane Austen

Penguin Classics, London, 1987. Later printing. Condition: Good, light edge and corner wear, slight creasing on cover, scuffing at spine.'The more I know of the world, the more am I convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. I require so much!'Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve, and when she falls in love with the dashing but unsuitable John Willoughby she ignores her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behaviour leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Meanwhile... Read more
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CA$2.95
Siddhartha

Siddhartha

by Hermann Hesse

Bantam, New York. 42nd paperback printing. Condition: Very good, light edge and corner wear, slight tear at bottom edge of spine, price sticker on rear cover.Herman Hesse's classic novel has delighted, inspired, and influenced generations of readers, writers, and thinkers. In this story of a wealthy Indian Brahmin who casts off a life of privilege to seek spiritual fulfillment. Hesse synthesizes disparate philosophies--Eastern religions, Jungian archetypes, Western individualism--into a unique vision of... Read more
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CA$2.50
Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist

by Charles Dickens

Modern Library, New York. 7th trade paperback printing. Condition: Very good, light edge and corner wear, slight wear at spine edges.A gripping portrayal of London's dark criminal underbelly.The story of Oliver Twist - orphaned, and set upon by evil and adversity from his first breath - shocked readers when it was published. After running away from the workhouse and pompous beadle Mr Bumble, Oliver finds himself lured into a den of thieves peopled by vivid and memorable characters - the Artful Dodger,... Read more
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CA$2.50
Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

by William Shakespeare

Penguin, New York, 1983. 11th paperback printing in this edition. Condition: Good, edge and corner wear, scuffing, spine crease, price sticker on rear cover, previous owners name on inside front cover, some underlining. Well read copy.The work of the world's greatest dramatist in authoritative texts edited and with commentary by outstanding scholars.
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CA$2.95
Silver Pigs

Silver Pigs

by Davis, Lindsey

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Crown Publishing Group, Incorporated,, 1989. The first Marcus Didius Falco mystery. Foxing to top & side of page block.. First American Edition, 1st Print.. A Hardbound Book. Fine/Fine in Mylar Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Trade Book Not Price Clipped.
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$62.00
Accusers, The

Accusers, The

by Davis, Lindsey

London: Century Publishing Co Ltd, , 2003. . Signed by Author. First Edition First Printing. A Hardbound Book. Fine/As New/Fine/As New in Mylar Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Trade Book Not Price Clipped.
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$22.00
The Prince

The Prince

by Niccolo Machiavelli

Penguin, New York. 12th paperback printing. Condition: Good, light edge and corner wear, creasing at corners, light scuffing on covers, faint creasing at rear cover.This famous treatise on statecraft holds such power to shock men of goodwill that at one time Machiavelli was identified with Satan himself. In his own turbulent times, however, Machiavelli was concerned, not with lofty ideals, but with government that would last. He drew on his own experience of office under the Florentine Republic. Here he... Read more
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CA$2.50
The Laughter of Dead Kings

The Laughter of Dead Kings

by Peters, Elizabeth

Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: William Morrow & Co Inc., 2008. Slight shelf/edge & corner wear.. First Edition First Printing. A Hardbound Book. Fine/As New/Fine/As New in Mylar Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Trade Book Not Price Clipped.
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$3.45
Dirge for a Doge

Dirge for a Doge

by Eyre, Elizabeth

New York: St Martins Press, 1997. First Edition First Printing. A Hardbound Book. Fine/As New/Fine/As New in Mylar Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Trade Book Not Price Clipped.
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$5.85
THE LAST SHERLOCK HOLMES STORY

THE LAST SHERLOCK HOLMES STORY

by Dibdin, Michael

London: Jonathan Cape , 1978. Wrap around art cover by Tom Adams.. First Edition First Printing. A Hardbound Book. Fine/Fine in Mylar Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Trade Book Price Clipped.
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$279.00
A Tapestry of Murders

A Tapestry of Murders

by Doherty, P. C

New York: Saint Martin's Press, LLC,, 1996. . First Edition First Printing. A Hardbound Book. Very Fine/As New/Very Fine/As New, Mylar Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Trade Book Not Price Clipped.
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$14.35
Caligula and Three Other Plays

Caligula and Three Other Plays

by Albert Camus

Vintage V-207, New York. Later printing. Condition: Near fine, very light edge and corner wear, light sunshadow.This English edition includes the plays Caligula, The Misunderstanding (Le Malentendu), State of Siege (L'État de siège), and The Just Assassins (Les Justes).
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CA$5.95
Holy Fools: A Novel

Holy Fools: A Novel

by Joanne Harris

Harper, New York, 2005. First edition. Condition: Very good, edge wear and bumps on corners, spine creasing, slight previous price sticker residue on front cover.From the publisher: From the bestselling author of Chocolat and Coastlines comes a novel of love and betrayal, friendship and revenge, set in 17th-century France.
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CA$4.95
The Celtic Riddle : An Archaeological Mystery

The Celtic Riddle : An Archaeological Mystery

by Hamilton, Lyn

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Berkley Publishing Group,, 2000. Signed by Author. First Edition First Printing. A Hardbound Book. Very Fine/As New/Very Fine/As New, Mylar Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Trade Book Not Price Clipped.
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$26.75
A BODY IN THE BATH HOUSE

A BODY IN THE BATH HOUSE

by Davis, Lindsey

London: Random House UK, Limited, , 2001. A new Marcus Falco mystery. Rome lives again!. First Edition First Printing. A Hardbound Book. Very Fine/As New/Very Fine/As New, Mylar Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Trade Book Not Price Clipped.
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$37.00
The Tragedies

The Tragedies

by William Shakespeare

J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd., London, 1950 edition. Condition: Good, Green boards with gold lettering, slight edge wear and corner bumps, spine has slight nicks and slight bowing, light scuffing on covers. Previous owners inscription on inside front cover.Includes Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Hamlet, King Lear, Othello and 7 others. Includes the original photogravures by E.J. Sullivan.
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CA$12.00
Falconer and the Face of God : A William Falconer Medieval Mystery

Falconer and the Face of God : A William Falconer Medieval Mystery

by Morson, Ian

New York: Saint Martin's Press, LLC,, 1997. . First Edition First Printing. A Hardbound Book. Very Fine/As New/Very Fine/As New, Mylar Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Trade Book Not Price Clipped.
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$14.35
THE REVENGE OF CAPTAIN PAINE: A Pyke Mystery

THE REVENGE OF CAPTAIN PAINE: A Pyke Mystery

by Pepper, Andrew

United Kingdom: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2007. First Edition. Hardcover. 0297852388 . A near fine new 1st edition hardcover in a near fine unclipped dustwrapper. The book is in clean blue boards slightly bumped to the spine ends, sharp corners, internally without writing or stamps, unmarked pages tanned to the text-block edges. The dustwrapper is a touch creased to the edges, carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .
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£14.75
Gulliver's Travels

Gulliver's Travels

by Jonathan Swift

Signet, New York. 20th paperback printing. Condition: Very good, light edge and corner wear, light fading on covers.For the last 250 years people everywhere have enjoyed reading about Lemuel Gulliver's travels in the strange countries of Lilliput and Brobdingnag. Here is a story to make you laugh - but to make you think, too. Swift's bitter and devastating satire.
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CA$2.95
House of Death, The

House of Death, The

by Doherty, P.C

London: Robinson (an imprint of Constable & Robinson), , 2001. . First Edition First Printing. A Hardbound Book. Very Fine/As New/Very Fine/As New, Mylar Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Trade Book Not Price Clipped.
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$29.65
Sharpe's Havoc: Richard Sharpe and the Campaign in Northern Portugal, Spring 1809

Sharpe's Havoc: Richard Sharpe and the Campaign in Northern Portugal, Spring 1809

by Cornwell, Bernard

New York: HarperCollins, 2003. Tight, crisp and never been read. . First Edition First Printing.. A Hardbound Book. Very Fine/New/Very Fine/New in Mylar. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Trade Book Not Price Clipped.
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$8.45
CRUEL AS THE GRAVE

CRUEL AS THE GRAVE

by Penman, Sharon K

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Henry Holt and Company,, 1998. . First Edition First Printing. A Hardbound Book. Very Fine/New/Very Fine/New in Mylar. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Trade Book Not Price Clipped.
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$8.85
The Holmes-Dracula File

The Holmes-Dracula File

by Fred Saberhagen

Ace, New York, 1978. Condition: Good, edge and corner wear, creasing at corners, spine creasing. Well read.1887 London, Queen Victoria's Jubilee approaches, a mad man of science prepares to unleash thousands of plague infected rats, a bizarre killer is leaving a trail of bloodless corpses. The Count joins the World's Greatest Detective in an effort to avert public disaster and avenge an enemy. The events are related by Watson and the Count. In his earlier tale, The Sussex Vampire, Watson referenced the... Read more
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CA$2.95
The Palace Tiger

The Palace Tiger

by Cleverly, Barbara

United Kingdom: Constable and Robinson. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. 1841198129 . A very good 1st Edition hardcover in clean green boards lightly bumped to the spine ends in a very good unclipped dustwrapper. Carefully packaged and available for immediate despatch from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .
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£9.95
Dracula

Dracula

by Bram Stoker

Bantam Classic, New York. Later paperback printing. Condition: Good minus, edge and corner wear, creasing, small triangular tear at top and rear corner, slight discoloration on covers.One of the most popular stories ever told, Dracula has been recreated for the stage and screen hundreds of times yet it is essentially a Victorian saga, an awesome tale of a thrillingly bloodthirsty vampire whose nocturnal atrocities reflect the dark underside of a supremely moralistic age.
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CA$2.95