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THE MISSING FINGER

By: Boissiere, Albert ; Mary J. Safford (translator)

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40884


Translated by Mary J. Safford. OCLC: 14398474 Decorative light green cloth binding with gilt lettering and image of a four fingered hand in darker green on front cover. Original owner's attractive bookplate on front pastedown. Albert Boissiere (1866- 1939) was a French writer and the author of detective fiction. Published in France under the title of 'Un crime a été commis.'; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its ow... View more info

The Da Vinci Code - A Novel [First Edition, First Printing]

By: Brown, Dan

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40778


5 p.l. & 454 pages; Publisher's black cloth-backed boards, spine lettered in gilt. Dust jacket with raised letters, and price intact at the center top of the front flap: "U.S. $24.95/Canada $37.95" This is a very nice copy of the first printing of the first edition of one of the runaway best sellers of our time. It has all the points of issue which indicate its status as a first. [9-1/2" tall; complete number-line and statement "First Edition" on ... View more info

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DEAD CERT [ Autographed First Edition ]

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $2,499.95

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1962

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 39515


Autograph; AUTOGRAPHED on titlepage "Hi, XXXX, Dick Francis." The true First Edition (published in London) of Dick Francis' first thriller in what became a landmark series of horse racing mysteries. Burgundy cloth binding in pictorial dust wrapper. Binding has a very slightly lean, corners sharp, light offsetting to free endpapers where exposed beyond dustwrapper flaps (as usual), a very few faint spots of foxing to preliminary leaves, (the half title leaf and th... View more info

THE GREAT SECRET with ten full page illustrations

By: Oppenheim, E. Phillips

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1908

Seller ID: 40399


viii, 293 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial cloth binding. Former owner's name, otherwise Near Fine. One of Oppenheim's compelling mysteries. OCLC: 5936190; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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SHOOT THE MOON A Novel of Suspense

By: Page, Jake ; [SIGNED]

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Bobbs-Merrill: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41341


Autograph; 218 pages; Inscribed and Signed by the author on ffep with agent's stamp, otherwise clean and tight in original boards in edgeworn dustjacket, rubbed at folds. The first (of four) Robin Dana mysteries from this well-known writer, naturalist and director of Smithsonian Exposition Books. A mining company is maneuvering to get access to certain Indian Lands in Arizona which is causing trouble between rival tribal factions. When a New York Times reporter is fo... View more info

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The Puppet

By: Ross, Clinton

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Stone & Kimball: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40714


183 pages; 1896 Stone and Kimball edition. Publisher's red cloth, lettering in gilt on spine and front cover - where the text in separated by rules and enclosed in a decorative double gilt-ruled frame. Top edges gilt, others untrimmed. A sound copy, with unfaded spine, but the covers are not quite fresh, with a small area of bubbling to the cloth and a brief portion of the front giltwork marked. A few tiny spots and very light fingermarking to the endpapers. First edit... View more info