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Modern Literature (Mysteries)

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61 Hoeg, Peter Borderliners
New York Farrar, Strauss & Giroux 1994 0374115540 / 9780374115548 First American Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 1994. The author's second book, another fine Scandanavian thriller. This is a Fine copy of the First American Edition. Translation from the original Danish by Barbara Haveland. Dark brown paper-covered boards with a black cloth spine with copper lettering. Clean text; 277 pages. The dustjacket is Fine. Unclipped; in an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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62 Hoeg, Peter Smilla's Sense of Snow
Doubleday Canada 1993 0385254423 / 9780385254427 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine 
Doubleday Canada, 1993. A Scandanavian thriller, one of the best of its era, and the author's first book. Translation from the original Danish by Tiina Nunnally. This is a Fine copy of the First Canadian Edition; somewhat uncommon. Blue paper-covered boards with a black cloth spine. Clean text; 453 pages. The dustjacket is Fine and unclipped. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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63 Hornung, E.W. Dead Men Tell No Tales
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1899 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. Ernest William Hornung (1866-1921), who was A.C. Doyle's brother-in-law, was most famous as the author of th "A.J. Raffles" series of short stories that have been adapted several times for film or TV. This romantic mystery was one of his few novels. This is a Very Good copy of the First Edition. Light green cloth binding with fancy gilt lettering on the front cover and spine. Clean text; 276 pages, plus four pages of publisher's adverts in the rear. Top edge is gilt, others rough-cut. Previous-owner signatures in pencil on the FFEP and Title Page. No dustjacket.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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64 Indridason, Arnaldur Jar City. A Reykjavik Thriller
New York Thomas Dunne/St. Martin's Minotaur 2005 First American Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: Thomas Dunne/St. Martin's Minotaur, 2005. Indridason is one of those hot Icelandic mystery writers who so wowed us BEFORE the financial meltdown. An excellent police procedural, winner of the Glass Key Award. This is a Fine copy of the First American Edition (stated First Edition). Translated by Bernard Scudder. Black paper boards with gilt lettering. The dustjacket is unclipped; in an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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65 James, Bill Astride A Grave
Woodstock, Vermont Foul Play Press 1996 0881503614 / 9780881503616 First Thus. Hardcover Fine Fine 
Woodstock, Vermont: Foul Play Press, 1996. A Detective Colin Harpur novel. A Fine copy in a Fine dustjacket (As New condition). In a protective plastic cover. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Thus.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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66 James, Bill Club
Woodstock, Vermont Foul Play Press 1995 0881503312 / 9780881503319 Reprint. Hardcover Fine Fine 
Woodstock, Vermont: Foul Play Press, 1995. A Detective Colin Harpur novel. Fine copy in Fine dustjacket (As New condition). Reprint. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Reprint.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. 
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67 James, Bill Gospel
Woodstock, Vermont Foul Play Press (Norton) 1997 0881503835 / 9780881503838 First Thus. Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
Woodstock, Vermont: Foul Play Press (Norton), 1997. A Colin Harpur mystery. This is a Fine copy (As New condition). The dustjacket shows just a hint of rubbing, else Fine. In a plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Thus.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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68 King, Steven Gerald's Game
New York Viking 1992 0670846503 / 9780670846504 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: Viking, 1992. Fine copy of the First Edition, in a Fine dustjacket. In a plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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69 Le Carre, John A Most Wanted Man. A Novel
New York, London, Toronto, Sydney Scribner 2008 1416594884 / 9781416594888 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York, London, Toronto, Sydney: Scribner, 2008. Moving past espionage, here the Master takes on international criminal finance. This is a Fine copy of the First edition. Rather strangely uncommon. Bright red paper-covered boards, with a black cloth spine, silver titling. Clean text; 323 pages. The dustjacket is complete, unclipped, also Fine; in an archival plastic protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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70 Le Carre, John A Perfect Spy
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1986 0394551419 / 9780394551418 First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Plus 
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition (stated). Black cloth binding with gilt titling on the spine and front cover. Clean text; 475 pages. The dustjacket is unclipped and Very Good (Plus); a slight bit of edgewear at the foot; bottom corner of rear panel and top corner of the spine have small chips. In an archival plastic protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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71 Le Carre, John A Small Town in Germany
New York Coward-McCann, Inc. 1968 First American Edition. Hardcover Very Good (Plus) Near Fine 
New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1968. The fifth in Le Carre's classic series on George Smiley's Circus. This is a Very Good (Plus) to Near Fine copy of the First American edition (stated). Bright orange/red cloth binding; black lettering on the spine; gilt reproduction of Le carre's signature on the front cover. Clean text; 383 pages, very bright and fresh. Previous-owner signature on the FFEP. Unbumped; sunfade along the top margins, else a Fine copy. The dustjacket has been price-clipped, but shows no other wear; in an archival plastic protector.. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good (Plus)/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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72 Le Carre, John Absolute Friends
Boston, New York, London Little, Brown, and Company 2013 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
Boston, New York, London: Little, Brown, and Company, 2013. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition (stated). Red paper-covered boards with a black cloth spine; titled in gilt. Clean text; 455 pages. The dustjacket is unclipped; Fine. In an archival plastic protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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73 Le Carre, John Our Game
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1995 0679441816 / 9780679441816 First American Edition. Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. This is a Fine copy of the First Trade Edition (stated). Black cloth binding with gilt titling on the spine; blindstamped decoration on the front cover. Clean text; 302 pages. The dustjacket is Near Fine; tiny bit of rub at the margins; in an archival plastic protector.. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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74 Le Carre, John Single and Single
New York Scribner 1999 0684859262 / 9780684859262 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: Scribner, 1999. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition (full number line). Red paper-covered boards with black cloth spine; titled in gilt on the spine. Clean text; 345 pages. The dustjacket is unclipped; in an archival plastic protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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75 Le Carre, John The Constant Gardener
New York, London, Toronto, Sydney, Singapore Scribner 2001 0743215052 / 9780743215053 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York, London, Toronto, Sydney, Singapore: Scribner, 2001. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition (full number line). Ivory paper-covered boards with a blue spine; spine titling in silver. Clean text; 492 pages. The dustjacket is also Fine; in an archival plastic protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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76 Le Carre, John The Honourable Schoolboy
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1977 0394416457 / 9780394416458 First American Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Plus 
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977. This is a Near Fine copy of the First American Trade Edition (there was a privately-printed limited edition also published). Black cloth binding with gilt titling on the spine and front cover. Clean text; 533 pages. Top a bit dusty, and very faintly the dustjacket has offset the author's name to the top of the spine. (Quercus ventures this might be less of a defect that an interesting feature!) Else, a Fine copy. The dustjacket is Very Good (Plus) to Near Fine. It has been clipped and there is a small chip to the top of the spine; but it remains nicely bright in color. In a protective plastic sleeve.. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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77 Le Carre, John The Night Manager
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1993 0679425136 / 9780679425137 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition (stated). Gray cloth binding, with gilt titling on the spine. Clean text; 429 pages. The dustjacket is Near Fine, showing a bit of rub at corners and spine margins. In an archival plastic protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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78 Le Carre, John The Russia House
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1989 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition (stated). Black cloth binding with silver titling on the spine and front cover. Clean text; 353 pages. The dustjacket is unclipped; in an archival plastic protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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79 Le Carre, John The Tailor of Panama
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1996 0679454462 / 9780679454465 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition (stated). Dark blue paper-covered boards with a gray cloth spine; titled in silver on spine and front cover. Clean text; 332 pages. The dustjacket is unclipped, Fine; in an archival plastic protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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80 Le Carre, John The Tailor of Panama
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1996 0679454462 / 9780679454465 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition (stated). Dark blue paper-covered boards with a gray cloth spine; titled in silver on spine and front cover. Clean text; 332 pages. The dustjacket is unclipped, Fine; in an archival plastic protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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