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81 Cornwell, Bernard SHARPE'S SIEGE
Long Preston, North Yorkshire: Magna Print Books, (1989). 1850573786 / 9781850573784 Large print edition. Fine in textured, illustrated wraps. A trade-sized paperback. 
Preparations are afoot for the final assault which will ensure defeat for Napoleon. An entry in the "Sharpe" series. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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82 Cornwell, Bernard SHARPE'S TRIUMPH
(New York, NY): HarperCollinsPublishers, (1998). 006101270X / 9780061012709 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Assaye, September 1803, in which Sergeant Sharpe faces a treasonous English officer. "Consistently . . . brilliantly realized . . . the Sharpe novels are wonderful."--Stephen King. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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83 Cornwell, Bernard THE LAST KINGDOM
(New York, N.Y.): HarperCollinsPublishers, (2005). 0060530510 / 9780060530518 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"With most of Britain conquered by the Danes--the fate of England--and the course of history--depended on one man, King Alfred the Great." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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84 Cornwell, Bernard THE PALE HORSEMAN
(New York, NY): HarperCollinsPublishers, (2006). 0060787120 / 9780060787127 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
With three of England's four kingdoms conquered, only one man stands between the Danes and the utter annihilation of his country--King Alfred the Great. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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85 Cox, Michael THE MEANING OF NIGHT: A Confession
New York/London: W.W. Norton & Company, (2006). 52577 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"This enthralling historical novel--set in London in 1854, cast as a confession, and written in the dense and formal style of a Victorian novel--tells the unusual story of Edward Glyver, bibliophile, photographer, and murderer."--Booklist. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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86 Creevy, Patrick TYRUS: An American Legend
New York: Forge/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2002). 0765300141 / 9780765300140 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Heel of the spine crimped, thus near fine; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Novel about the legendary Ty Cobb takes a literary look at the man dubbed 'the Meanest Man in Baseball' as he left boyhood behind and began the baseball journey that made him a legend. By the author of LAKE SHORE DRIVE. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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87 Cross, John Keir THE MAN IN MOONLIGHT: The Tale of a Twice Lost Cause...
London: John Westhouse, 1947. First edition. Hardcover. Some abrasion to lower edges, a trace of soiling, else an about near fine copy in grey cloth; in lightly soiled and slightly age-darkened illustrated dust jacket. Quite a nice example of a rather elusive title. 
Literate, haunting, historical tale of David Galbraith, Chevalier of the Court of King James II and VIII, set during the rebellion of 1745, told in the form of journals and letters, and superbly decorated "in the manner of the period" by Robin Jacques. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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88 Cummings, Monette THE BEAUTY'S DAUGHTER
New York: Walker and Company, (1985). 0802708528 / 9780802708526 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Upper corner tips bumped, else a near fine copy in beige boards, stamped to the spine in turquoise foil; in a lightly age-toned dust jacket, showing very mild creasing (nearly invisible) to the corresponding upper corners. 
Winner of the 1985 Romance Writers of America's RITA Award for Best Regency Romance Novel (formerly called The Golden Medallion). This copy inscribed and SIGNED to the title-page by the author, who mentions the award in her inscription. Scarce! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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89 Cunningham, M. Allen THE GREEN AGE OF ASHER WITHEROW
(Denver, Colorado): Unbridled Books, (2004). 1932961003 / 9781932961003 First edition, first printing. Publisher's brochure laid in. Hardcover. Very mild lean to the spine, else near fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
Set in a San Francisco coal mining town close to the author's home, this debut novel tells the tale of working Welsh immigrants and a boy growing up in the 1860s. "Enormous narrative drive, memorable characters and relentless drama."--Steve Yarbrough. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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90 Curzon, Clare GUILTY KNOWLEDGE
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2000). 0312261691 / 9780312261696 First hardcover edition: Review copy with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Historical murder mystery set in Edwardian England concerns two titled ladies who share a dark past. By the author of the Inspector Mike Yeadings police procedurals. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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91 Curzon, Clare GUILTY KNOWLEDGE
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2000). 0312261691 / 9780312261696 First hardcover edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The prolific English author of the Inspector Mike Yeadings series here presents an Edwardian murder mystery featuring two ambitious and titled ladies who share a murderous secret from the past and use the knowledge for attainment of the upper hand. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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92 d'Eaubonne, Francoise A FLIGHT OF FALCONS
New York/London/Toronto: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., (1951). First U.S. edition, first printing. Translated by Naomi Walford from the French COMME UN VOL DE GERFAUTS. Hardcover. A superb, fresh, fine copy in terra cotta cloth with silver spine lettering; in a bright, very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket with just a hint of wear at the edges. Jacket painting by Paul Galdone. 
Historical adventure set in the late 16th and early 17th centuries and centered on four friends, an Englishman, a Frenchman, a Dutch artist, and a devout Jew, all sailors aboard the British ship King of Siam. Grand Prix des Lecteurs Gris prize winner. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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93 Dams, Jeanne M. GREEN GROW THE VICTIMS: A Hilda Johansson Mystery
New York: Walker & Company, (2001). 0082733557 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
The third mystery featuring Hilda Johansson is set in 1902, and finds her looking for the murderer of a South Bend, Indiana politician, who seems to have been killed because of a coal mine strike. Dams is also the author of six Dorothy Martin mysteries. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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94 Danielson, Peter CHILDREN OF THE LION
Boston: Gregg Press, (1980). 0839828691 / 9780839828693 First edition thus. Hardcover. A bright, fine copy in ochre boards lettered in gilt; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Hardcover issue of the first book in The Children of the Lion series, originally issued as a Bantam PBO. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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95 Danvers, Dennis THE WATCH
(New York): EOS, (2002). 0380977621 / 9780380977628 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket illustrated by Greg Spelenka. 
"The unauthorized sequel to Peter A. Kropotkin's MEMOIRS OF A REVOLUTIONIST as imparted to Dennis Danvers by Anchee Mahur, traveler from a distant future." A time travel novel by the author of CIRCUIT OF HEAVEN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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96 Daugherty, Charles M., Jr. STREET OF SHIPS
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1942). B000FFDX18 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Bookseller's very very faint stamp to pastedown, pages inevitably age-toned, else fine, in tan natural cloth with blue lettering; in a nearly fine illustrated dust jacket, showing only a trace of edgewear, a hint of age-darkening. 
Novel of South Street in New York during the heyday of the clipper ships centers on young Kent Peyton, determined to make his way in the world and to find some trace of his missing father, a ship's captain lost at sea. Illustrations by the author. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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97 Davis, Lindsey A BODY IN THE BATHHOUSE
(New York): Mysterious Press/Warner Books, (2002). 0892967714 / 9780892967711 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The thirteenth mystery featuring the Roman sleuth Marcus Didius Falco. The British author is a winner of the Historical Mystery Dagger Award. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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98 Davis, Lindsey A DYING LIGHT IN CORDUBA
(London): Century, (1996). 0712659412 / 9780712659413 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Eighth in her popular and critically acclaimed series of novels featuring the world's first investigator, M. Didius Falco. "She brings imperial Rome to life."--Ellis Peters. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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99 Davis, Lindsey LAST ACT IN PALMYRA
(New York): Mysterious Press, (1996). 0892966254 / 9780892966257 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Marcus Didius Falco, first-century Roman private eye, searches for a beautiful circus musician while also working for the emperor's chief spy. Falco's girlfriend, Helena, accompanies him to Syria, where they are both accused of murder."--LJ. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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100 Davis, Lindsey ODE TO A BANKER
London: Century, (2000). 0712680349 / 9780712680349 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
This mystery, set in the first century by the Historical Dagger Award-winning author, marks an even dozen novels in the Marcus Didius Falco series. This episode finds Falco writing questionable poetry when a dead body turns up in the library. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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