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The Embroidered Sunset

By: Aiken, Joan

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1970

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 592

ISBN: 0575004517

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of the fifth novel by this author. There is light soiling to the edges of the dustjacket and boards. In very good / very good condition. View more info

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The Fortune Hunters

By: Aiken, Joan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1965

Edition: First US edition first printing

Seller ID: 15102

Condition: Very good


First US edition first printing of this stand alone mystery novel. The front dustjacket panel has a one inch tear that starts out closed but opens up into a 1/4 inch deep by 1 1/2 inch wide missing chunk. On the front panel next to the spine there is a 3 inch closed tear. There rear panel has a 1/2 inch deep by 1 inch wide V chip missing. All chips and tears have been tape repaired but not by me. Earlier owners name and date neatly written on the first free end page. In very good / fair condition. View more info

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John Creasey's Crime Collection 1981

By: Harris, Herbert (ed) Joan Aiken, Christianna Brand, Ernest Dudley, Celia Fremlin, Andrew Garve, Michael Gilbert, Peter Godfrey, Herbert Harris, P.D. James, H.R.F. Keating, Dan J. Marlowe, Joyce Porter, Ian Stuart, Julian Symons, Penelope Wallace, Colin Wa

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1981

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 14745

ISBN: 0575030224

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this collection of short stories. Original to this collection are the following stories "Chinatown Cowboy" by Ernest Dudley, "Caught and Bowled, Mrs. Craggs," by H.R.F. Keating, "The Vanity of Martin Roscoe," by Ian Stuart, "The Medicine Chest" by Penelope Wallace and "The Date" by Colin Watson. The rest were published earlier in separate collections and magazines. Light edge wear. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good condition. View more info

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John Creasey's Crime Collection 1985

By: Harris, Herbert (ed), Joan AIken, Christianna Brand, Celia Dale, Clare Dawson, Madelaine Duke, Antonia Fraser, Celia Fremlin, Michael Gilbert, P.D. James, H.R.F. Keating, Peter Lovesey, Julian Symons, Penelope Wallace, Tony Wilmot

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1985

Edition: First US edition first printing

Inscription: SIGNED by the author.

Seller ID: 15752

ISBN: 0312442998

Condition: Near fine


First US edition first printing of this collection of short stories. All original to this collection. Collected are: Great Aunt Aliie's Flypapers by P.D. James, Arabella's Answer by Peter Lovesey, The Whispering by Christianna Brand, Skeleton in the Cupboard by Tony Wilmot, The Killing of Michael Finnegan by Michael Gilbert, Boots by Antonia Fraser, Bluebeard's Key by Celia Fremlin, Inspector Ghote and the Noted British Author by H.R.F. Keating, Business Lunch by Celia Dale, Time to Laugh by Joan Aiken, To Have and to Hold by Clare Dawson, Joe by Penelope Wallace, Love Affair by Julian Symons,... View more info