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Smoke Screen

By Francis, Dick

London: Michael Joseph Ltd, 1972. First UK edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good +. Text and boards tight and clean. Very slightly worn top edge of dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by author.

$75.00

High Stakes

By Francis, Dick

London: Michael Joseph Ltd, 1975. First UK edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good +. Text and boards tight and clean. Dust jacket has slightly soiled top edge. Horses, characters, fiddles and frauds--another Dick Francis creation to enjoy...

$20.00

Forfeit

By Francis, Dick

New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1969. First U.S. Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Text tight and clean. Dust jacket alightly age-yellowed, chipped spine edges. Inscribed and signed on half-title page.

$75.00

The Body in the Vestibule
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The Body in the Vestibule

By Katherine Hall Page

New York: St Martins Pr, 1992. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good. Presentation copy to Julia Child. Signed and inscribed "For Julia Child -- with thanks and much admiraiton -- Best Wishes" on title page. Unclipped dj has minor staining around bottom edge, mostly visible on verso of dj. Does not affect book.

$30.00

Deepe Coffyn

By Laurence, Janet

London: Macmillan, 19901989. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Green paper boards with silver spine lettering. Inscribed, SIGNED, and dated by author. Pages yellowing, other clean & tight. Unclipped dj has a dampstain at heel of spine that does not affect binding. Minor edgewear. In protective mylar jacket.

$75.00

Marriage is Murder

By Nancy Pickard

Scribner, 1987. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Inscribed, signed, and dated (Sept. 28, 1988) by author on title page. Unclipped dj in protective mylar jacket.

$23.95

Hot Poppies

By Reggie Nadelson

Faber & Faber, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Black paper boards. Head/heel of spine slightly bumped. Dj has minor edgewear. True first edition.

$18.95

Dark Banquet

By Child, Lincoln (Editor)

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1985. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Not Illustrated. A Feast of Twelve Great Ghost Stories. A collection of some of the greatest supernatural tales written in the English language represented by Dickens, Stevenson, Wells, Kipling, Doyle, more. Head/heel of spine slightly bumped. Front flap of dj creased. Very light soiling on fore-edge, otherwise clean and tight. No markings. Dj in protective mylar jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$75.00

Eye Witness

By Coxe, George Harmon

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1950. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Designed/illustrated paper boards. Head/heel of spine lightly bumped. Dj has edgewear, minor rubbing, and closed tear. In protective mylar jacket. Price clipped. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$20.00

Restless, The

By Lazare, Jack

Essex, Conn.: Jessex Publishing, 1995. Second Printing. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. A lovely New England town, buried treasure, greed, and murder. . . all the good things. Grey stiff wraps with black and red lettering and illustration of ship The Restless. Faint spotting on front cover, otherwise clean and tight. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Midnight Water

By Norman, Geoffrey

New York: Dutton, 1983. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Author's first novel. Inscribed, signed and dated on front free endpaper and initialed on titlepage. Red paper boards with white cloth spine. Top edge of boards slightly faded. Head/heel of spine lightly bumped. Minor yellow staining on front pastedown. Dj has very minor edgewear. In protective mylar jacket. Price intact. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$75.00

Vivero Letter

By Bagley, Desmond

Doubleday & Co., Garden City, New York, 1968. First edition (stated).. Very good in good+ dj. Yellow cloth boards, quarter bound in black. Dj has edgewear and tears and chips at head/heel of spine. Some discoloration on back of dj. Page 81 has a dirt smudge on front edge. Wax was dripped on page 84. Otherwise the book is in fine condition. "...a classic adventure-suspense tale, violent and exciting, hinging on the unexpected. Built on an historical jigsaw puzzle dating back to the 16th century and Cortes' conquest of Mexico, it unravels a 20th century archaeologi cal mystery: the search for the lost city of the Mayans in the deadly jungle of Yucatan."

$18.50

Butter Did It: A Gastronomic Tale of Love and Murder

By Richman, Phyllis

New York: Harper Collins, 1997. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 1998 Agatha Award Nominee for Best First Novel. Award-winning Washington Post food writer Richman introduces her character Chas Wheatley, restaurant critic and sleuth. Dj has small closed tear half way down spine. Otherwise near fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00