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Dick Francis Complete Set. Dead Cert, Nerve, For Kicks, Odds Against, Flying Finish, Blood Sport,...
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London: Michael Joseph, 1962-2006. First editions of each of the first forty Dick Francis' mystery novels.Octavo, 40 Volumes. All forty volumes are signed by Francis and the first three novels: "Dead Cert", "Nerve", and "For Kicks" are signed with lines transcribed from them by Francis. The Set Consists of: Dead Cert, Nerve, For Kicks, Odds Against, Flying Finish, Blood Sport, Forfeit, Enquiry, Rat Race, Bonecrack, Smokescreen, Slay-Ride, Knock Down, High Stakes, In The Frame, Risk, Trial Run, Whip Hand, Reflex, Twice Shy, Banker, The Danger, Proof, Break In, Bolt, Hot Money, The Edge, Straight, Longshot, Comeback, Driving Force, Decider, Wild Horses, Come To Grief, To The Hilt, 10-lb Penalty, Field Of Thirteen, Second Wind Shattered and Under Orders. An exceptional set each title is fine in near fine to fine dust jackets.
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NERVE

by FRANCIS DICK

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London: Michael Joseph, 1964. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. First UK Edition. Some light foxing to the page edges and the early/late pages of the book otherwise a near fine copy in like D/W. The D/W is complete with a couple of tiny closed tears to the bottom edge but with no other wear or pieces missing. The white portions of the D/W are a bit foxed (particularly at the head of the spine). The orange title and jockey's silks on the spine are a little faded but much less than often seen. Dick Francis' second novel and quite scarce these days.
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NERVE

NERVE

by Francis, Dick

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London: Michael Joseph, (1964). First edition. An uncorrected proof in tan wraps with the date "24 JAN 1964" stamped on front cover. The author's second mystery. Very good with spine rumpled (as often seen with these fragile, perfect-bound items), a few faint stains and the bottom front cover just a bit curled. Scarce.
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Nerve

by Francis, Dick

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second hand - BOOK VERY GOOD+
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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LEXINGTON, South Carolina
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New York: Harper and Row, 1964. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. BOOK VERY GOOD+/JACKET VERY GOOD+. 8vo - over 7¾"" - 9¾"" tall. Signed by Author. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on a special, decorative bookplate. A VERY CLEAN, ATTRACTIVE COPY WITH A BRIGHT DUSTJACKET IN NEW, GLOSSY BRODART. NO PREVIOUS OWNER MARKINGS. 273 pages. Stated first edition. First printing. Scarce, signed copy of author's second mystery. 1st American Edition. Great, collectible copy!
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Nerve.

Nerve.

by FRANCIS, Dick.

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Hardcover
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London, United Kingdom
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London: Michael Joseph, 1964. First edition, first impression. Francis's second novel. Octavo. Original green boards, spine lettered in gilt. With dust jacket. Spine rolled, contents toned; a very good copy in the slightly soiled jacket that has a toned spine.
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Nerve

by Francis, Dick

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second hand - Very Good+
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First British Edition/1st Printing
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Hardcover
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London: Michael Joseph Ltd, 1964 author's second novel; lightly foxed rear free end paper and fore edge of textblock, else a very clean and tight gift-quality copy with light shelf wear; author's undated ink signature on title page; the repaired, un-clipped dust jacket (shows price of 16s net) has light to moderate rubbing and edge-wear, a moderately character-soiled rear panel, with a lightly sun-faded spine; the jacket repair is to the top and bottom extremities, across several chips at the spine, and is expertly done with mending paper applied from the underside, with light water-color application to a portion of slight loss; 238 p.; digital images for serious inquiries only; please also ask about other Dick Francis titles that we may not have listed. . Signed by Author. First British Edition/1st Printing. Green Cloth. Very Good+/Good (in mylar). Illus. by Trevor Denning Wrapper Design. 8vo - Over 7 3/4" -9 3/4 " Tall. Hard Cover.
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Nerve

by Dick Francis

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second hand - Very Good Indeed
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First edition
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Hardcover
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BATH, Somerset
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New York; Evanston: Harper and Row, 1964. First edition. Hardback. Very Good Indeed/Very Good. 8.5" by 6". None. A signed first US edition of celebrated jockey and author Dick Francis' novel. This first US edition of celebrated author Dick Francis' second novel 'Nerve' is signed by the author, his signature from the 1999 edition of 'Whip Hand' tipped in to the title page. The novel follows Rob Finn, a jockey who witnesses a fellow jockey commit suicide in the parade ring before a race, with Finn eventually forced to undertake some sleuthing to uncover a mystery that begins to unfold as more jockeys find themselves targeted by all sorts of troubles. Dick Francis was a RAF pilot during WW2, a successful steeplechase jockey, and crime writer, whose works deal with crimes in the horse-racing world, producing more than 40 best-sellers. First US edition, in unclipped dustwrapper. Author's signature from the 1999 edition of 'Whip Hand' tipped in to the title page. An exciting and suspenseful work,… Read more
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NERVE

by Francis, Dick

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second hand - Near Fine
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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London: Michael Joseph, 1964. This is the first impression of the first edition of the authors second novel and considered to be a modern horse racing classic. All pages are present and correct with no inscriptions and are tightly bound. Book sits solid and square with all corners sharp. The boards are in very presentable condition with the gilt title lettering remaining sharp and definite. Housed in the famous Trevor Denning dustwrapper with publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Light overall wear and signs of overall handling. The instantly recognisable and now famous dustwrapper remains a bright example in Very Good condition. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. Photographs of the book and the dustwrapper are available on request. A very nice first edition copy of a rare and much sought after Dick Francis early novel. . First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. FIRST EDITION.
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Nerve

Nerve

by Mystery - Francis, Dick

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second hand - Fine
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First U.S. Edition
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Hardcover
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New York: Harper & Row, 1964. First U.S. Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Attractive first US edition of the author's second mystery novel. Fine book with no writing, bookplates etc. Spine ends lightly bumped. Unclipped jacket is bright and unrubbed with negligible chips to upper spine end and one wrinkle to bottom of front panel. Beautiful collector's copy.
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Nerve.
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Nerve.

by FRANCIS, Dick.

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London: Michael Joseph, 1964. First edition, first impression, of Francis's second novel, signed by the author on the half-title. Octavo. Original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With dust jacket. Light spotting to edges and minor reading crease to spine, light toning to contents, else a very good copy in like jacket, some chipping at extremities with residue of tape repair on verso.
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Nerve
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Nerve

by FRANCIS, Dick (1920-2010)

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second hand - Fine
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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London: Michael Joseph, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine-. First Impression of the author's second novel, basis of the audio drama Breaking Point, starring Michael Kitchen. Crown 8vo (183 x 118mm): 238pp. Publisher's forest green cloth, spine lettered in gilt; illustrated dust jacket by Trevor Denning, priced 16s. A superlative copy, tightly bound (apparently unread) and clean throughout (top and fore-edges lightly spotted); about Fine jacket (orange on spine panel lightened to yellow). Someone is trying to destroy the lives of jockeys all over England. Francis was himself a steeplechase jockey, winning more than 350 races and becoming champion jockey of the British National Hunt. In 1956, as jockey to Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, he rode Devon Loch in the Grand National. On the final straight, in front of the royal box just 40 yards from the winning post and five lengths ahead, Devon Loch collapsed. Francis later retired from the turf and began writing crime novels, more than forty of… Read more
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NERVE

by FrancIS, DICK

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second hand - Near Fine
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FIRST
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MIchael Joseph Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. FIRST. A NEAR FINE FIRST IN DJ. not price clipped.
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NERVE FIRST UK in dj
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NERVE FIRST UK in dj

by DICK FRANCIS

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second hand
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Hardcover
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PASADENA, California
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A near fine first edition in dust jacket. Author's second novel.
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NERVE
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NERVE

by Francis, Dick

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Michael Joseph, 1964. A first edition, first printing published by Michael Joseph in 1964. A near fine book with only slight browning tot he text block. In a like unclipped wrapper with some browning to the internal spine. Slight rubbing to the corners and extremities of the spine. Rare second novel with steeplechasing as its setting.
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Nerve [SIGNED]
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Nerve [SIGNED]

by Francis, Dick

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second hand
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First U.S. Edition
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Rockville, Maryland
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New York: Harper & Row, 1964. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; red spine, black/white text; jacket has protective mylar cover, significant rubbing, chipping at spine head and tail, price clipped on front flap; boards are strong; textblock is clean; pp 273; scarce signed first edition of Dick Francis' second mystery novel; FLP Collection. Shelved Case 6, Dupont. 1284508. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.
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NERVE

by FRANCIS, DICK

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second hand - Fine
Edition
UK First Edition, First Printing Hardcover
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Hardcover
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MICHAEL JOSEPH, 1964. UK First Edition, First Printing Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Signed with a Short Inscription-TEARS AT THE TOP AND BOTTOM OF THE INSIDE FRONT PANEL-A STRAIGHT VERTICAL FOLD ON THE FRONT FLAP-VERY TINY CHIPS AT THE TOP AND BOTTOM OF THE DUST JACKET SPINE ENDS- 2 SMALL SPOTS ON THE TEXT BLOCK SIGNED. Protected in clear Mylar cover. Bubble wrapped and shipped in a box. We do not stock or sell ex-library or Book Club editions. We are always looking to buy hardcover Mysteries and Thrillers.
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Nerve

by FRANCIS DICK

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First Edition
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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London: Michael Joseph, 1964. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. First UK Edition. Publisher's green boards with gilt spine lettering. Light foxing to first 50 pages of fore-edge. Internally insignificant foxing to preliminary pages. Contents clean. No inscriptions. Overall VG. The D/W is VG indeed with just a touch of foxing to the cream portion of the spine. The title and jockey's silks to the spine are a paler orange than the front cover (although a lot less faded than normally seen). Photographs/scans available upon request.
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NERVE: A Harper Novel of Suspense

by Francis, Dick

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second hand - Very Good-
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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New York and Evanston: Harper & Row, 1964. 273 pp. Original black covers w/ cream cloth spine. Very bright and clean. DJ has small piece missing from tail of spine and two small strips to spine. Spine sunned. Light chipping to corners and head of spine. Lightly soiled. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Nerve (Uncorrected Proof of the First UK Edition)

Nerve (Uncorrected Proof of the First UK Edition)

by Dick Francis

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First Edition
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London: Michael Joseph, 1965. First Edition. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First Edition. Very Good in brown wrappers as issued. Spine lean and some vertical wrinkling to same. Generic bookplate SIGNED by the author laid in (i.e., not attached). A very presentable copy of the earliest state of this title.
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Nerve

by FRANCIS DICK

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First Edition
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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London: Michael Joseph, 1964. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. First UK Edition. Publisher's green boards with gilt spine lettering. Scattered foxing to the top edge and with a brown spot to the rear free end-paper that marginally shows through to the last few pages of the book. No inscriptions. Overall VG indeed. Soiling shows on rear white panel of unclipped D/W; the four front corners rubbed with a little loss; the top 4 cm of spine foxed and perforated (likely due to insect damage); likewise damage along top 1 cm margin of rear panel; a touch of loss at base of spine. Photographs/scans available upon request.
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