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1 Buchan, John THE KING'S GRACE, 1910-1935
London: Hodder and Stoughton, Ltd., (1935). B0006D9YCQ First edition, first printing. Illustrated with photos, including color-tinted frontispiece. Hardcover. Bookplate to pastedown, mild darkening to spine, fading to spine lettering, light wear, hint of soiling to covers, a dot or two of stain, thus very good; in cream cloth with blue and red lettering and rules, blue upper-page-edge tint; lacking dust jacket. 
"Not a biography of the King...but an attempt to provide a picture--and some slight interpretation--of his reign...I have incorporated a few passages from my HISTORY OF THE GREAT WAR."--from Buchan's preface. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Buchan, John THE POWER-HOUSE
New York: George H. Doran Company, (1916). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild fading and age-toning to the spine, minor wear to the spine ends, else a very good copy in brick-red cloth with gilt-stamped titles and rules; lacking the dust jacket. 
The first U.S. book-length appearance of Edward Leithen, whose adventures continue through the Greenmantle series. The Power-House is an international anarchist organization whose plan to destroy Western civilization is thwarted by Leithen. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 Buchan, John; Gorey, Edward, illustrator THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, (1988). First edition thus: Deluxe edition, in the Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces; no dust jacket, as issued. Fine, bound in gilt-decorated black leatherette with inset black-and-white paste-on illustration by Edward Gorey, spine hubbed, all edges gilt. Gorey did the endpapers and interior artwork, as well, originally used in a 1967 German edition. 
Richard Hannay makes his debut in this splendid early spy yarn, the basis for one of Hitchcock's best films, with Robert Donat and Madeleine Carroll unforgettably handcuffed to one another, and Peggy Ashcroft quietly moving in a small but central role. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Buchan, John THE THREE HOSTAGES
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, Cambridge: 1924. First edition, first printing. Precedes the U.K. issue. Hardcover. Mild spine slant, some darkening to spine, light wear, rubbing, thus very good; no dust jacket. Frontispiece in b&w on coated stock insert: ''The gentle fingers were very thorough.'' 
"The fourth of John Buchan's five 'shockers' featuring Richard Hannay...set seven years after THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS, it pits Hannay against a charismatic rising star of the political firmament..and perhaps Buchan's most memorable villain."--Neil Davie. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Buchan, John THE WATCHER BY THE THRESHOLD
New York: George H. Doran Company, (1918). B0006AI0HO First U.S. edition, first printing. The U.S. issue adds four stories and omits one of the stories gathered for the 1902 U.K. edition. Hardcover. Solid very good plus: darkening to spine, mild wear; in greenish cloth with black lettering; lacking dust jacket. 
Collection of weird tales by the author of THE 39 STEPS, comprises: "No-Man's Land"; "The Far Islands"; "The Watcher by the Threshold"; "The Outgoing of the Tide"; "The Rime of True Thomas"; "Basilissa"; "Divus Johnston"; "The King of Ypres." In Bleiler. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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6 Buchan, John WITCH WOOD
London: Hodder and Stoughton Publishers, (1927). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Offsetting to endsheets, else near fine in light blue cloth with navy blue stamping, internally quite sharp and clean; in a new high quality FACSIMILE dust jacket. [4] pages of advertisements at rear. 
"Buchan's own favourite among his novels" set "in the fearsome times of the first half of seventeenth-century Scotland " (Alasdair Hutton), amid a "congregation of stern Scottish Protestants, who adopt the trappings of devil worship."--authors calendar. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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