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The Maul and The Pear Tree: The Ratcliffe Highway Murders 1811.

By: James, P. D. [i.e., Phyllis Dorothy James White] (1920-2014) and T. A. Critchley.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Mysterious Press.: 1986.

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 18882

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Remainder mark on bottom edge. Front jacket flap bottom corner cut off.


First published in London by Constable & Co. Ltd in 1971. Illustrations throughout. Account of the infamous London murders that caused nationwide panic and demand for reform of the police. View more info

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Talking About Detective Fiction.

By: James, P. D. [i.e., Phyllis Dorothy James White] (1920-2014).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Alfred A. Knopf.: 2009.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 18881

Condition: Fine in near fine jacket.


"...a personal, lively, illuminating exploration of the human appetite for mystery and mayhem, and of those writers who have satisfied it." (from the dust jacket). View more info

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Original Sin.

By: James, P. D. [i.e., Phyllis Dorothy James White].

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Alfred A. Knopf.: 1995.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 18071

Condition: Fine in near fine jacket. Price sticker removal on rear panel of jacket.


Adam Dalgliesh investigates the murder of a venerable London publishing house's new managing director. View more info

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Innocent Blood.

By: James, P. D. [i.e., Phyllis Dorothy James White].

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Charles Scribner's Sons.: 1980.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 18072

Condition: Near fine in near fine jacket. Book is square, tight and clean. Crack at the half title page with no loosening. Jacket has light rubbing at heel of spine.


The author's 8th novel. A young lady, adopted as a child, turns eighteen and applies for a copy of her birth certificate. Shockingly she learns that her mother is about to be released from prison. One of James' best. View more info

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Time To Be In Earnest: A Fragment of Autobiography.

By: James, P. D. (Phyllis Dorothy).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Knopf.: 2000.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 17390

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. As new.


Taking Samuel Johnson's advice "At Seventy-seven it is time to be in earnest" here in diary form are the memoirs of the much acclaimed mystery author. View more info

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A Taste For Death.

By: James, P. D..

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Alfred A. Knopf.: 1986.

Edition: Third printing.

Seller ID: 7736

Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Remainder mark. Head of spine slightly flattened.


An Adam Dalgliesh mystery. View more info

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Innocent Blood.

By: James, P.D. [i.e., Phyllis Dorothy James White].

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York., Scribner's.: 1980.

Edition: First Edition. Advance Reading Copy of First American Edition.

Seller ID: 17694

Condition: Near fine in red printed wrappers. Bump to right bottom edge. Darkening to spine. Small marks on front and rear panel. Interior pages white.


The author's 8th mystery novel. "May 8, 1980" probable publication date handwritten. View more info

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Devices & Desires.

By: James, P.D..

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf.: 1990.

Edition: First American Trade Edition.

Seller ID: 13155

Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket. Spine lightly sunned.


An Adam Dalgliesh mystery. Murder in a Norfolk headlands setting. View more info