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The Spy Went Dancing: My further Adventures as an Undercover Agent, Aline, Countess of Romanones
1 The Spy Went Dancing: My further Adventures as an Undercover Agent
Aline, Countess of Romanones
New York G. P. Putnam's 1990 0-399-13509-X / 9780399135095 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue boards with clean blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 319 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. American beauty, Spanish socialite, devoted wife and mother, spy: Aline, Countess of Romanones, made international headlines and bestseller lists with her dazzling memoir of World War II OSS adventures, "The Spy Wore Red". Now she returns with a tale of danger and intrigue even more exciting than the first. 8vo. Espionage. 013227

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Alas, Poor Yorick!, BIll, Alfred H.
2 Alas, Poor Yorick!
BIll, Alfred H.
Boston Little Brown 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with 1927 on title page, "Published September, 1927" on copyright page. Clean unfaded rust brown ribbed cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Lovely frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 263 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has some very shallow edge chipping, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Historical romance and intrigue woven around the character of "Parson Yorick", one of the most illustrious clergymen of literary genius in England. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 016361

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Panama Passage, Chidsey, Donald Barr
3 Panama Passage
Chidsey, Donald Barr
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1946 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying, slightest hint of wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 558 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has light foxing, slight edge wear. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Romantic intrigue involving a young couple in the Panama of 1907 is portrayed against an exciting cavalcade of vast enterprise directed by the vision of those pioneers who built the Panama Canal. 025035

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Element of Risk, Derby, Mark
4 Element of Risk
Derby, Mark
New York Viking Press 1952 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking, with very slight lean. Pages and edges are clean, with yellow top-stained page edges (hint of dust speckling to top page edges). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight edge wear and two very short closed tears at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel of danger and intrigue by the author of "Afraid of the Dark." 8vo. Mystery. 014068

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Hunt with the Hounds, Eberhart, Mignon G.
5 Hunt with the Hounds
Eberhart, Mignon G.
New York Random House 1950 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (stated "First Printing" on copyright page). Very clean brown cloth boards with small circular decoration on cover, black title box on spine. No bumping, shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/16"). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers, no names, writing or bookplates. Faint ink-stamp marking to top and bottom page edges (bookstore marking - "Grell's"). 247 pgs. Bright color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), hint of slightest edge wear and very tiny chips at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Terror, romance and intrigue set in the fox-hunting country of Virginia. 017105

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The Rare Adventure, Fergusson, Bernard
6 The Rare Adventure
Fergusson, Bernard
New York Rinehart & Co. 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black boards with orange and white lettering on spine. Hint of slight wear to top and bottom spine edge, corners are sharp. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight tanning). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Publisher's emblem on copyright page, indicating first printing. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, slightest hint of wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A fine British adventure/intrigue novel set in the Middle East. 015675

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Eight Days, Fielding, Gabriel
7 Eight Days
Fielding, Gabriel
New York William Morrow 1958 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition. Clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names or bookplates. 370 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, slightest faint hint of soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel of suspense and intrigue set in an international zone on the northern tip of Africa. The zone is a law unto itself; violence and blackmail the order of the day. William Chance, a prison doctor and recent convert to Catholicism, comes for a holiday into this highly charged atmosphere. 6" x 8-1/4". Fiction. 017128

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Aspects of Love, Garnett, David
8 Aspects of Love
Garnett, David
New York Harcourt Brace 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First American Edition (stated) in original dust jacket. Clean paper decorated boards with clean blue cloth spine, pink and white lettering and decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 188 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A finely spun web of comedy and amorous intrigue. 023707

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9 The Death Merchant: The Rise and Fall of Edwin P. Wilson
Goulden, Joseph C.
New York Simon & Schuster 1984 0-671-49341-8 / 9780671493417 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean black boards with black cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Remainder mark on bottom page edges. No names, writing or bookplates. 455 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has some edge chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new mylar cover. The story of the master dealer in illicit arms, Edwin P. Wilson; multi-million dollar weapons deals, CIA intrigue, international terrorism. 8vo. True Crime. 009844

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The Temptation of Adam, Gruber, Helmut
10 The Temptation of Adam
Gruber, Helmut
New York Everest House 1979 0-89696-036-6 / 9780896960367 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean red boards with black lettering on spine. blind stamped lettering on cover. Hint of wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 263 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Professor Adam Molnar, wise and worldly at 50, finds an innocent-looking airport shop parcel that is filled with money. He keeps the money and sets into motion a deadly game--a game without rules, with his survival as the only prize. 8vo. Fiction. 012730

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The Powder Barrel, Haggard, William
11 The Powder Barrel
Haggard, William
New York Ives Washburn, Publisher 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition. Clean unfaded orange boards with black lettering on spine. Tiny bump to base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 184 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, hint of slight edge wear. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel of political intrigue set in the Middle East. 8vo. Fiction. 017326

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The Envoys, Hays, H. R.
12 The Envoys
Hays, H. R.
New York Crown Publishers 1953 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 313 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, slight edge wear, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel of intrigue set in Peru. 8vo. Fiction. 016168

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A Time to Kill, Household, Geoffrey
13 A Time to Kill
Household, Geoffrey
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1951 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket, and a review copy with publisher's review slip laid in. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 154 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), some shallow edge chipping (1/8" or less), a little edge creasing, closed wedge tear to spine, light scratch to front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027014

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It Happened Like This, Hutchinson, A.S.M.
14 It Happened Like This
Hutchinson, A.S.M.
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pierce 1942 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 320 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Written in the tradition of the modern English novel, a story of character filled with suspense and emotion. The action centers around two very appealing boys, suddenly made orphans when their parents are drowned in a tragic accident. They go to live with their aunt, and a shadow of intrigue immediately falls across their lives. 019367

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Tightrope - A Novel of Intrigue in the Paris Underworld, Legaret, Jean
15 Tightrope - A Novel of Intrigue in the Paris Underworld
Legaret, Jean
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1968 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean burgundy boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blue endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Translated from the French by Helen Eustis. 217 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap; nice photo and bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a dangerous man armed with information capable of ruining a hundred prominent Parisians by linking them to political scandal. His plan is spectacular and violent: to murder the men one by one and simultaneously release the slanderous information. 027569

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Fallen Order: Intrigue, Heresy, And Scandal In The Rome Of Galileo And Caravaggio, Liebreich, Karen
16 Fallen Order: Intrigue, Heresy, And Scandal In The Rome Of Galileo And Caravaggio
Liebreich, Karen
New York Grove Press 2004 0802117848 / 9780802117847 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
As new first edition, first printing in clean unclipped jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 336 pp. Illustrated with black & white plates. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Intrigue, heresy, and scandal i nthe Rome of Galileo and Caravaggio -- the stunning story of how the sexual abuse of children, practiced by some of the leading priests in the Piarist Order, led to the Piarist's collapse. 019102

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Trouble in Burma, Mason, Van Wyck
17 Trouble in Burma
Mason, Van Wyck
New York Doubleday 1962 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean black boards with green cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No fading or soiling. Very slight wear to spine ends. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 262 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), slight edge wear, corner chip at rear base of spine, one very short closed edge tear; photo portrait and short bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027723

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Satan's Silence -  The Second Cassidy Mccabe Mystery (Cassidy Mccabe Mystery, 2nd,), Matthews,  Alex
18 Satan's Silence - The Second Cassidy Mccabe Mystery (Cassidy Mccabe Mystery, 2nd,)
Matthews, Alex
New Mexico Intrigue Press 1997 0964316153 / 9780964316157 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Signed by author on title page: "Alex Matthews". 296 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (22.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears, hint of surface wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The second Cassidy McCabe mystery. Psychotherapist Cassidy McCabe's troubles begin when her cat goes missing and her client undergoes a flashback to a childhood experience in which she witnessed a Satanic ritual in a forest preserve outside of Chicago. 022513

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19 Danger: Great Stories of Mystery and Suspense from the Saturday Evening Post
Miscellaneous
Curtis Publishing Co. 1967 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying, mere hint of superficial corner wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Yellow endpapers are clean, with previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 368 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at spine edges, short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Exciting stories of murder and intrigue by Agatha Christie, Geoffrey Household, Martha Albrand, Shirley Jackson, Richard Stern, and others. 8vo. Mystery. 010893

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Broken Waters, Packard, Frank L.
20 Broken Waters
Packard, Frank L.
New York A. L. Burt 1925 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
A. L. Burt edition in original illustrated dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 294 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket has very slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The thrill of the Paris underworld and the spell of tropical islands combine to make this book of intrigue a page-turner from the very start. 025379

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