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1 Doherty, P.C. THE ANUBIS SLAYINGS
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312276583 / 9780312276584 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in gray boards with bronze titles and devices to the spine; in a fine dust jacket illustrated by Lee Gibbons. 
Doherty's meticulous historical detail brings ancient Egypt to life and creates an exotic background for political intrigue and murder in this third mystery set in Pharaoh's Egypt. The acclaimed author is also the headmaster at a school in Essex. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Gedge, Pauline THE TWELFTH TRANSFORMING
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1984). 0060153385 / 9780060153380 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in black-lettered leaf-green cloth shelfback over grass-green boards; in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with striking artwork by Leo and Diane Dillon. 
Historical novel of the XVIII dynasty pharaoh, Akhenaten, told from the perspective of his strong, proud mother, Empress Tiye, who effectively ruled Egypt for years. Gedge's earlier Egyptian novel, CHILD OF THE MORNING was hailed by critics. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Harris, Rosemary THE SHADOW ON THE SUN
(New York, New York): The Macmillan Company, (1970). 0027426904 / 9780027426908 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A nearly fine copy in terra-cotta cloth lettered and decorated in gilt; in a very good age-toned dust jacket that shows a number of short edge tears and attendant mild creasing, areas of heavy rubbing, particularly to front flapfold, light edgewear. 
Second children's book from the Carnegie Medal-winning author of THE MOON IN THE CLOUD. Set in ancient Egypt, it is "a tale of grand passions, deadly fevers, vile plots and hair's breadth rescues in which some characters from her first...reappear." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Thurston, Carol THE EYE OF HORUS
(New York): William Morrow, (2000). 038097696X / 9780380976966 First edition, second printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket illustrated with 3-D hieroglyphics. 
The author's knowledge of egyptology and forensics is woven into a multi-faceted thriller of ancient and modern times. A well-received first novel. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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