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MURDER IN THE BASTILLE, Black, Cara
1 Black, Cara MURDER IN THE BASTILLE
(New York): Soho, (2003). 1569473242 / 9781569473245 First edition, first printing. Fine in a fine dust jacket. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
"Cara Black books are good companions, and MURDER IN THE BASTILLE especially so. Fine characters, good suspense, but, best of all, they are transcendentally, seductively, irresistibly French."--Alan Furst. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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2 Black, Cara MURDER IN THE BASTILLE
(New York, N.Y.): Soho, (2003). 1569473641 / 9781569473641 First edition thus: trade paperback. Fine in photo-pictorial wraps. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
"Black infuses her stories with all the sensory elements--autumn rain, smoking chimney pots, the aroma of roast chestnuts--that make Paris the perfect locale for a murky murder mystery."--Raleigh News & Observer. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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3 Black, Cara MURDER IN THE MARAIS
(New York, N.Y.): Soho, (1999). 1569472122 / 9781569472125 Trade paperback reprint. Trade Paperback. Fine in photo-illustrated wraps. 
The initial installment of a series of mysteries set in Paris, this standout first novel introduces dauntless private investigator Aimee Leduc. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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4 Delacorta LUNA
New York: Summit Books, (1984). 0671498795 First U.S. edition. Translated by Victoria Reiter. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a like illustrated dust jacket. 
Another installment in Daniel Odier's "zany, sexy escapade series" featuring Serge Gorodish, a middle-aged classical musician turned con artist, and his "thirteen-year-old Botticelli angel, Alba." The earlier DIVA was adapted into a hit 1981 film. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Herrera, Emilio FLYING: The Memoirs of a Spanish Aeronaut
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, (1984). 0826307523 / 9780826307521 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. Translated by Elizabeth Ladd. 231 pages; notes to Spanish technology; bibliography; index. 
A memoir from 1879-1967 of an experimenting aviator who was actively involved with anything airborne from balloons to zeppelins. Illustrated with photos and Herrera's drawings including a sketch of a man in a spacesuit seated in a balloon. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 LaFarge, Paul HAUSSMANN, OR THE DISTINCTION
New York: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, (2001). 0374168334 / 9780374168339 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in glossy, color illustrated wraps. 
The San Francisco author's second novel is narrated by the great modern urban architect of Paris in the nineteenth century, Baron Georges-Eugene Haussmann. Inspired by the Baron's dying remark, "Would that it had died with me" LaFarge creates this story. 
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7 McConnor, Vincent THE PARIS PUZZLE
New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., (1981). First edition: Uncorrected Proof with the publisher's carbon copy message to the author laid in. Proof. Mild age-toning to the extremities, else a near fine copy in bright yellow wraps. 
The author's fourth published mystery and the third (and last) to feature Paris Police Inspector Damiot. This is one of two bound galleys sent to the author by the publisher. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 McConnor, Vincent THE RIVIERA PUZZLE
New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., (1981). 0025829300 / 9780025829305 First edition: Uncorrected Proof with the publisher's original typed memo to the author laid in. Proof. Very mild age-toning to the extremities, else a near fine copy in light blue wraps. Tall octavo. 
The uncommon bound galley for the author's second Inspector Damiot mystery. Veteran Los Angeles radio, television, and film scriptwriter Vincent McConnor wrote two other Paris Police Inspector Damiot mysteries: THE PROVENCE PUZZLE and THE PARIS PUZZLE. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 McGerr, Pat FATAL IN MY FASHION
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1954. First edition, first printing. Published for the Crime Club. Hardcover. Textblock tanned, as expected, but this is a bright, fresh, gleamingly fine example of the book, bound in black cloth with yellow spine lettering; in a lightly soiled, somewhat rubbed, mildly age-toned pictorial dust jacket. 
Sensational surrealistic jacket art by Vera Bock invites the reader into this Crime Club puzzler set against the backdrop of "Paris haute couture, with the usual trimmings."--Barzun and Taylor. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Sharp, Margery MARTHA IN PARIS
Boston/Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, (1962). 9997530888 / 9789997530882 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very faint offsetting to endsheets, else a very sharp, bright, fine copy, in a dust jacket that is very nearly fine. A superb example. 
The eleven-year-old girl with the "unmistakable force of character" whom readers first met in THE EYE OF LOVE, is now eighteen, and is in Paris for a year to pursue her sole purpose and passion, art. Martha will return in Sharp's MARTHA, ERIC AND GEORGE. 
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