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Ambassador Extraordinary

By: Bonner, Paul Hyde

Price: $3.35

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1962

Book ID: MC537BB

Condition: Very Good


B4 - A hard cover book in very good condition in a good plus condition dust jacket. Dust jacket has mild edgewear, spine ends and corners chipped and rubbed, 1/2" sealed tear at top edge of front dust jacket and 1/2" sealed tear at top edge of back cover.. Spine tanned, spine ends of book boards bumped, endpapers tanned, fore edge and bottom edge foxed. 8.25"x 5.75". 306 Pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Mamista

By: Deighton, Len

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, HarperCollins Publishers: 1991

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW00441

Condition: Very Good


BU3 - A hard cover first edition book in very good+ condition. An as new, unread, tight, clean, sound copy in brown paper covered boards quarter bound in green cloth with gilt lettering on the spine with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with some very slight edge wear at the back corners. Spanish Guiana is a land of intense poverty, except for those involved in its thriving cocaine industry. 409p. View more info

The Fault Tree

By: Friedman, Mickey

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, E. P. Dutton, Inc.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW09221

ISBN: 0525242880

Condition: Very Good


CF1 - A tight, clean, sound copy in red paper covered boards quarter bound in white cloth with gold lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with a very light remainder mark on the top outside paper edges. The main character is a woman failure analyst engineer. Her next project is to analyze the fatal collapse of an amusement park ride. During the process, she begins receiving mysterious messages, apparently from her younger sister who died in India ten ... View more info

Return Trip Ticket

By: Hall, David A.

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Saint Martin's Press, LLC: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW02557

ISBN: 0312082835

Condition: Very Good


BE3 - An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in blue paper covered boards with silver lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus the book is slightly shelf cocked. The dust jacket is in very good condition with only very minor overall shelf wear. The main character is a private detective who is a tired realist on a hunt for a wandering daughter. She had been living in Barcelona but when she disappears and her casual communication with her family stops he... View more info

Country of Origin

By: Lee, Don

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, W. W. Norton & Co.: 2004

Book ID: SCW12705

Condition: Very Good


CB2 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/uncorrected proof book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. A novel about a young woman who vanishes in into the world of Tokyo's sex trade and the efforts of a US embassy official and neurotic Japanese cop to find her. By the author of "Yellow." 306p. View more info

Whisper

By: Marshall, William

Price: $2.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Viking Penguin: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW00163

ISBN: 067081959X

Condition: Very Good


BI2 - A hard cover first American edition book. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in very good- condition in blue paper covered boards quarter bound in darker blue cloth with sliver lettering on the spine with light fading to the cloth near the spine plus it is lightly bumped at the top right corners plus remainder marks on the bottom and right outside paper edges. The dust jacket is in very good- condition with very minor edge wear and very minor rubbing. By the autho... View more info

The Ibis Tapestry

By: Nicol, Mike

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated: 1998

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW04945

ISBN: 0679455078

Condition: Good


CH4 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in good- condition with a dust jacket in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in tan paper covered boards quarter bound in dark green paper with silver lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is the usual library stamp on the top outside paper edges plus the front endpaper has been removed as part of the library's withdrawal process plus the dust jac... View more info

The Ibis Tapestry

By: Nicol, Mike

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated: 1998

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW08553

ISBN: 0679455078

Condition: Very Good


CH4 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in tan paper covered boards quarter bound in dark green paper with silver lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there is the usual library stamps and label on the top outside paper edges, front free endpaper, and title page. The dust jack... View more info

Gold Without Glitter

By: O'Keefe, Bob

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Johannesburg, South Africa, Daddie Books/Central News Agency, Ltd.: 1957

Book ID: SCW08113

Condition: Good


CG3 - A trade paperback book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in brown and yellow checkered wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some wrinkling along the spine plus there is some very light soiling on the outside paper edges plus there there is some very light foxing on the back cover plus there is the original owner's name in ink on the front cover at the front right corner. A fast moving South African mystery about the missing Kruger Millions... View more info

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Life Itself

By: Taibo, Paco Ignacio, II

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1994

Edition: First US Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SCW07607

ISBN: 0892965185

Condition: Very Good


BY4 - An ex-library first US edition hardcover book SIGNED by author on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has glue stains on the flaps, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), glue stains on the endpapers, some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Translated from the Spanish by Beth Henson. The author is a winner of the Hammett Awar... View more info

The Killer Breath

By: Wyllie, John

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, USA, Academy Chicago Publishers, Limited:

Book ID: SCW04384

ISBN: 0897331931

Condition: Very Good


BY2 - A mass market paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with very minor overall wear plus some light creasing on the spine plus some light soiling on the right outside paper edges plus some very light surface chipping around the spine and cover edges. This is a murder mystery starring the West African detective Doctor Quarshie and his wife Prudence. Dr. Quarshie is called in by a wealthy mother to investigate... View more info