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1 James, P.D. A CERTAIN JUSTICE
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. 0375401091 / 9780375401091 First U.S. trade edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
An Adam Dalgliesh mystery and the fourteenth novel from the author of ORIGINAL SIN. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 (Sayers, Dorothy L.) Brabazon, James; With a Preface by Anthony Fleming; Forword by P.D. James DOROTHY L. SAYERS: A Biography
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1981). 0684168642 / 9780684168647 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Small scar to the rear cover, else near fine; in an illustrated dust jacket. Tall octavo. 308 pages; appendix, notes, bibliography, and an index. Illustrated with photographs. 
A biography of the very private British novelist, essayist, medieval scholar and anthologist. Sayers is best-known for her stories about the amateur aristocratic detective hero Lord Peter Wimsey, who made his breakthrough in the novel WHOSE BODY? 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 (James, P.D.). Gidez, Richard B. P.D. JAMES
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1986). 0805769242 / 9780805769241 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in rose linen with gilt titles to the spine; in a nearly fine slightly rubbed dust jacket with a short tear to the upper rear edge. Octavo. 153 pages; notes and references; selected bibliography; and index. 
A study on the crime writer who, according to popular consensus, is the successor to the mantle of Agatha Christie. This work begins with a biographical sketch and then offers a descriptive and critical analysis of all her writings from 1962-1982. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 James, P.D. THE CHILDREN OF MEN
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. 0679418733 / 9780679418733 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Written with the same rich blend of characterization, narrative drive and suspense that distinguish the author's award-winning detective stories, this departure for James is set in 2021 where quite literally the human race is coming to an end. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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5 James, P.D. & Critchley, T.A. THE MAUL AND PEAR TREE: The Ratcliffe Highway Murders 1811
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1986). First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Slight lean to the spine, mild tanning to the spine and shelf extremities, with hints of soiling to the covers, else a very good plus copy in light grey wraps. 
This first non-fiction work to be made available to American readers by the bestselling mystery writer P.D. James; she teams here with a highly respected police historian (Critchley) to analyze a notorious early nineteenth-century murder case. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 James, P.D. THE SKULL BENEATH THE SKIN
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1982). 0571119611 / 9780571119615 First U.S. edition, first printing: Uncorrected Proof. Hardcover. Mildly soiled and age-toned covers, else near fine yellow printed wraps. 
Private detective Cordelia Gray is invited to the sunlit island of Courcy to protect the vainly beautiful actress Clarissa Lisle from veiled threats on her life. Within the rose red walls of a fairy-tale castle, she finds the stage is set for death. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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