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1 (Hilton, John Buxton Hilton). Greenwood, John WHAT, ME, MR. MOSLEY?
New York: Walker and Company, (1988). 0802756921 / 9780802756923 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Tiny dot of nearly invisible stain to lower edge, else a near fine copy, in an age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 
Last of the Mr. Mosley comic mysteries penned by the late Buxton Hilton under his Greenwood sobriquet. This one involves a spate of antique frauds perpetrated shortly after the Antiques Road Show rolls through the North country town of Bagshawe Broome. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 (Tree, Herbert Beerbohm). Pearson, Hesketh BEERBOHM TREE: His Life and Laughter
London: Methuen and Co. Ltd, (1956). 0837156998 / 9780837156996 First edition. Hardcover. Light offsetting to endsheets, some mild wear, else near fine in a pictorial dust jacket that shows some negligible rubbing and edgewear. Illustrated with 23 halftone plates. Indexes, list of productions. A nice copy! 
Lively and engrossing biography of the legendary British actor-manager, who originated the role of Henry Higgins in Shaw's PYGMALION. Pearson entertainingly limned most of the literary giants of the age, including Shaw, Wilde, Dickens and Scott. 
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3 Alding, Peter A MAN CONDEMNED
New York: Walker and Company, (1981). 0802754430 / 9780802754431 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A Detective Inspector Fusil mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Atkins, Meg Elizabeth PALIMPSEST
(London): Quartet, (1981). 0704323109 / 9780704323100 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine, photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Chief Inspector Henry Beaumont must help Nell locate her old schoolfriend Morgan who has disappeared in the heart of the countryside. Their search may have unearthed an ancient magic. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Babson, Marion DEATH BESIDE THE SEA
New York: Walker, (1982). 0802754902 / 9780802754905 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a dust jacket with light shelfwear and a crease on front flap of jacket else near fine. 
Trudi Kane, a young American working at a piano bar at an English resort town becomes involved in a mystery when two people are murdered and a roommate's son is missing. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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6 Barnard, Robert DEATH OF A PERFECT MOTHER
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1981). 0684170191 / 9780684170190 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine, in an age-toned, illusrated dust jacket. 
"Literate, absorbing, funny, and wise--another character-rich gem from a remarkably consistent master of quiet, convincing suspense in sharply-drawn social milieus."--Kirkus. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Barnard, Robert UNHOLY DYING
New York: Scribner, (2001). 0743201493 / 9780743201490 First U.S. editon: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in slick wraps. 
An Inspector Mike Oddie and Sergeant Charlie Peace mystery. Father Pardoe loses his job because of a reporter named Cosmo Horrocks, and when Cosmo ends up bludgeoned, becomes one of the suspects. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Barron, Stephanie JANE AND THE STILLROOM MAID
New York: Bantam Books, (2000). First edition: Advance Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
The fifth cozy mystery starring literary giant Jane Austen. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Barron, Stephanie JANE AND THE STILLROOM MAID
New York: Bantam Books, (2000). 0553107348 / 9780553107340 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. One lower corner tip lightly stubbed, else fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The fifth mystery featuring the witty Jane Austen displaying her unusual gifts of detection. This installment is set in the English countryside of Derbyshire where the Freemasons are suspected of a ritualistic murder. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Billington, Rachel A WOMAN'S AGE
New York: Summit Books, (1980). Second printing. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket with a short crease on the front flap. 
This novel tells the story of four generations of women in an upper-class English family, which spans seventy years. Out-of-print. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Burley, W.J. WYCLIFFE AND THE SCHOOLGIRLS
New York: Walker and Company, (1976). 0802753418 / 9780802753410 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket with the usual production rubbing. Jacket design by Robert Bartosiewicz. 
A Superintendent Wycliffe mystery. The murders of a cabaret singer and a nurse seem to be the random victims of a serial killer, but Wycliffe believes there is a connection. Burley is the author of over twenty Wycliffe tales, this being the eighth. 
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12 Canning, Victor THE SATAN SAMPLER
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1980. 0688036120 / 9780688036126 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows mild age-toning and rubbing. 
Canning wrote thirty-five thrillers, the best of which are some of the finest ever written in this genre. "...one of the prime candidates...for the all-time pro in the suspense field."--Ross Thomas. 
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13 Canning, Victor THE SATAN SAMPLER
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1980. 0688036120 / 9780688036126 Second printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows very light age-toning. 
The thirty-fifth novel from the author of BIRDCAGE and QUEEN'S PAWN. A man is plunged into a web of intrigue when he inherits his brother's English estate. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Chesney, Marion PLAIN JANE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1986). 0312613814 / 9780312613815 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. A very nearly fine copy with very minor bumps to the lower spine and one corner tip; in an illustrated dust jacket. 
Second volume in Chesney's Regency novels--which take place at the mysterious house at 67 Clarges Street and are filled with fascinating details of life in Regency London. Jane Hart seeks to answer the questions still swirling about the unlucky house. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Cookson, Catherine KATE HANNIGAN'S GIRL
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2001). 0743212525 / 9780743212526 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip and color-illustrated promo-card laid in. Hardcover. Fine in pebbled-black over moss-green boards with gilt titles and devices to the spine; in a fine dust jacket illustrated by Honi Werner. 
The 100th book by Dame Cookson is an epic love story of early twentieth century class conflict in rural England which continues the saga from Catherine's first book KATE HANNIGAN. Published posthumously from Cookson's manuscript files. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Cookson, Catherine MRS. FLANNAGAN'S TRUMPET
New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, (1980). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a price-clipped (as usual) illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Will Harmuth. 
While staying with his grandparents on the eastern coast of England in 1890, 16-year-old Eddie finds himself allied with his reputedly deaf grandmother in the struggle to free his sister and the household maid from a band of white slavers. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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17 Cookson, Catherine THE CINDER PATH
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1978). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine fresh copy in dust jacket with illustration by David Stone. 
A romantic novel that carries the reader from the rural England of Edwardian times to the holocaust of the Western Front in the First World War. THE CINDER PATH was adapted as a film and shown on Independent Television. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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18 Cookson, Catherine THE GIRL
London: Heinemann, (1977). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Historical novel--set in mid-19th century Northumberland, by the bestselling British writer who published over 90 popular novels and was honored (1993) with the British title Dame Catherine (Ann) Cookson. Source for the British TV mini-series "The Girl." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Creasey, John THE EXTORTIONERS
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1974). 0684139278 / 9780684139272 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows light age-toning. 
Superintendent West investigates a blackmail case that may be connected to a biker gang and the suicide of a British government official. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 Delderfield, R.F. GIVE US THIS DAY
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1973). 0671216589 / 9780671216580 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered blue cloth, map-decorated endsheets; in an age-toned illustrated dust jacket with a vertical crease the length of the front panel. 
The last volume in the Swann saga brings the family to the brink of World War I. "One thinks of Trollope and Galsworthy."--Orville Prescott, NY Times Book Review. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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