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Wildtrack
by  Bernard Cornwell  
Publisher Michael Joseph
Published Date 1988
ISBN 0718130138
First Edition   First Printing  
£11.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. First edition first printing. Not price-clipped - shows no price. Some bumping to dustjacket corners and spine ends....more
 
 
     
Thunderball
by  Ian Fleming  
Publisher Jonathan Cape
Published Date 1961
ISBN n/a
First Edition   First Printing  
£194.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. First edition first printing. VG+/VG+. No previous owner inscriptions. Dustjacket not price-clipped - shows price of 15s. net. A few small closed tears and slight loss to dustjacket at spine ends and corners. One inch closed tear to top rear of dustjacket. Pages very clean and tight.
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The Shadow of Fu Manchu
by  Sax Rohmer  
Publisher Herbert Jenkins
Published Date 1949
ISBN n/a
£19.00
Third Impression. Hardback book in dustjacket. VG/VG. One tiny inscription to top right hand corner of ffep. Some spine lean and some bumping to spine ends. Dustjacket is not price-clipped and shows the proce of 5/ net. There is a half inch closed tear to the top right front and similar to the front lower spine edge. There is creasing and numerous small closed tears with small amounts of loss to the dustjacket edges....more
 
 
     
The Russia House
by  John Le Carre   
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 1989
ISBN 0340505737
First Edition   First Printing  
£9.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Near fine/near fine used condition. Not price-clipped - shows price of £12.95. No previous owner inscriptions. Spine very firm and straight.
Synopsis It is the third summer of perestroika. Barley Blair, London publisher, receives a smuggled document from Moscow. It contains technical information of overwhelming importance. But is it genuine? Is the author genuine? A plant? A madman? Blair, jazz-loving, drink-marinated, dishevelled, is hardly to the taste of the spymasters, yet he has to be used - sent to the Soviet Union to make contact. Katya, the Moscow intermediary, is beautiful, thoughtful, equally sceptical of all state ideology. Together, as the ......more
 
 
     
The Riddle of the Sands
by  Erskine Childers  
Publisher Smith, Elder and Co
Published Date 1907
ISBN n/a
£199.00
London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1907., 1907. Seventh impression, second edition, 195 x 125 mm, 7½" x 5", folding map frontispiece, 2 charts and 1 other map, pages xii, 336, original publisher's cloth. A few stains and marks to boards. No previous owner inscriptions. Three small splits to the cloth at the top of the spine - at edges and in middle. Slight lean to book. Pages/binding + good and tight. These early editions of the first modern spy story are very scarce....more
 
 
     
The Mission Song
by  John Le Carre   
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 21 September 2006
ISBN 034092196X
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£16.99

Hardback book in dustjacket. Very fine/very fine new unread condition. Signed by John Le Carre directly on the page.
Synopsis
Bruno Salvador, known to friends and enemies alike as Salvo, is the ever-innocent, twenty-nine-year-old orphaned love-child of a Catholic Irish missionary and a Congolese headman's daughter. Educated first at mission school in the East Congolese province of Kivu, and later at a discreet sanctuary for the secret sons of Rome, Salvo is inspired by his mentor Brother Michael to train as a professional interpreter in the minority African languages of which, almost from birth, he has been an obsessive collector. ......more

 
 
     
The Island of Sheep
by  John Buchan  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 1936
ISBN n/a
First Edition   First Printing  
£19.99
Hardback. NO dustjacket. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles to spine, author's mongram initials in gilt to upper, illustrated map endpapers. Near fine with no previous owner inscriptions. Spine firm and straight. The last Richard Hannay adventure.
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The Devil in Amber
by  Mark Gatiss  
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Published Date 6 November 2006
ISBN 074325709X
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£14.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. First edition first printing. Fine/fine new unread condition. Signed by Mark Gatiss directly on the title page.
Synopsis
Lucifer Box - the gorgeous butterfly of King Bertie's reign, portraitist, dandy and terribly good secret agent - is feeling his age. Assigned to observe the activities of fascist leader Olympus Mons and his fanatical Amber Shirts in a snow-bound 1920s New York, Box finds himself framed for a vicious murder. Using all his native cunning, Box escapes aboard a vessel bound for England armed only with a Broadway midget's suitcase and a string of unanswered questions. What lies hidden in the bleak Norfolk convent of St Bede? What is ......more
 
 
     
The Da Vinci Code
by  Dan Brown  
Publisher Bantam Press
Published Date 1 July 2003
ISBN 0593052447
First Edition   First Printing  
£12.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. First UK edition first printing thus. VG/VG read condition. Slight spine lean. Some shelfwear/creasing to edges of dustjacket. Not price-clipped - shows price of £10.99.
Synopsis
Harvard Professor Robert Langton, visiting Paris, is called in when the curator of the Louvre is murdered. Alongside the body is a series of baffling ciphers. Langton and a gifted French cryptologist, Sophie Neveu, are amazed to find a trail that leads to the works of Da Vinci - and beyond...more
 
 
     
Smiley's People
by  John Le Carre   
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 1980
ISBN 0340247045
First Edition   First Printing  
£5.99

Hardback book in dustjacket. The book is in near fine condition with bright clean pages with no marks or creasing. There are no previous owner inscriptions. The spine is very firm and straight with some bruising to the spine ends. The boards are free of marks and scratches. The dustjacket is in good condition and unclipped - showing the price of £5.95. The dustjacket has one significant fault in that the laminate has split along the edge of the spine at the top front of the book. There is also a very small closed tear to the rear top corner of the dustjacket.

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Re-Enter Dr. Fu Manchu
by  Sax Rohmer  
Publisher Herbert Jenkins
Published Date 1957
ISBN n/a
First Edition   First Printing  
£94.00
Hardback book in dustjacket. VG/VG. Spine firm. Onetiny inscription to top right hand corner of ffep. Small Foyles book sticker to front endpaper. Pages excellent condition and crease-free. Boards clean and unmarked with no bumping to corners and mild bumping at the top of the spine. Dustjacket is unclipped and shows the price of 10/6 net. Dustjacket has some creasing and slight loss to the front corners and some closed tears and minimal loss at the top of the spine. There is a one inch closed tear at the base of the spine with no loss and a few other smaller closed tears. A nice copy of a very scarce title....more
 
 
     
Our Kind of Traitor
by  John Le Carre   
Publisher Michael Joseph
Published Date 16 September 2010
ISBN 978-0670919017
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£22.99

Hardback in dustjacket. Signed by the author directly on the title page.  NEAR Fine/NEAR fine new condition. Some pinching and creasing to the book and dustjacket at the spine end.
Product Description
Britain is in the depths of recession. A left-leaning young Oxford academic and his barrister girlfriend take an off-peak holiday on the Caribbean island of Antigua. By seeming chance they bump into a Russian millionaire called Dima who owns a peninsula and a diamond-encrusted gold watch. He also has a tattoo on his right thumb, and wants a game of tennis. What else he wants propels the young lovers on a tortuous journey through Paris to a safe house in the Swiss Alps, ......more

 
 
     
Our Game
by  John Le Carre   
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 1995
ISBN 034064026x
First Edition   First Printing  
£69.99
VG+/VG+. Book and dustjacket are in excellent condition, the only fault being some bumping to the top corners of the cover at front and rear and very light creasing at the top of the spine. FIRST EDITION, full number string including the number '1' on the Copyright Page, this edition was rejected by the author just after the print run began and it is estimated that about 1000 copies or so were dispatched to European W.H. Smith airport book kiosks for sale, this very low print run makes this book the most difficult of the later non-limited edition le Carré books to find.
Synopsis
Tim Cranmer, retired scret servant and Larry Pettifer, bored radical don, philanderer and for 20 ......more
 
 
     
Last Gospel
by  David Gibbins  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 21 February 2008
ISBN 9780755335145
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£12.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Fine/fine new unread condition. First edition first printing. Signed by the author directly on the title page.
Synopsis
History is full of secrets. Secrets that have remained hidden for thousands of years. And we have no idea what many of them are. We know they're there, under the ground, at the bottom of the ocean, hidden away, just waiting for someone to unlock them." Enter Jack Howard, one of the greatest archaeologists of his day, a man who never stops believing, never gives up hope that out there might be the next big discovery. But when he and his best friend Costas are interrupted during a dive off the coast of Sicily that might possibly ......more
 
 
     
DEVIL MAY CARE - SIGNED LIMITED EDITION (NUMBER 13) OF 500 IN SLIPCASE
by  Sebastian Faulks  
Publisher Penguin
Published Date 28 May 2008
ISBN 9780718154493
Signed   First Edition   First Printing   Limited Edition
£319.99

Limited Special Edition in a red velvet box with hinged opening. This has the number 13 on the barcode sticker - first 50 were only available to those who queued at Waterstones Picadilly for the launch event. Also comes with promotional flyer from the event. The item is in very fine new unopened condition - still sealed with the manufacturer’s shrinkwrap. The book nestles in a surround of black silk. Inside the front cover is a certificate from the Fleming estate. No dust jacket as issued, the book has the jacket artwork printed directly onto the boards. The book has a silk ribbon page mark and silver-edged pages. The books is signed by Sebastian Faulks and limited to 500.

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Devil May Care
by  Sebastian Faulks  
Publisher Penguin
Published Date 28 May 2008
ISBN 9780718153762
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£89.99

Hardback book in dustjacket. First edition first printing. Fine/fine new unread condition. Signed by Faulks directly on the title page. Very few copies of this title were signed.

Published in May 2008 to celebrate the Centenary of Ian Fleming’s birth. This new instalment in the adventures of the world’s most iconic spy has been written by one of Britain’s most admired novelists, Sebastian Faulks.

“My novel is meant to stand in the line of Fleming’s own books, where the story is everything.” said Faulks, “In his house in Jamaica, Ian Fleming used to write a thousand words in the morning, then go snorkelling, have a cocktail, ......more

 
 
     
Carte Blanche - Indies Limited Edition
by  Jeffery Deaver  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 26 May 2011
ISBN 9781444738216
Signed   First Edition   First Printing   Limited Edition
£19.99

Hardback in dustjacket. Indies edition - limited to 1500 signed and numbered copies. Fine/fine NEW condition. Signed and numbered by Jeffery Deaver on a limitation page.

'The face of war is changing. The other side doesn't play by the rules much any more. There's thinking, in some circles, that we need to play by a different set of rules too . . .'
Fresh from Afghanistan, James Bond has been recruited to a new agency. Conceived in the post-9/11 world, it operates independent of Five, Six and the MoD, its very existence deniable. Its aim: to protect the Realm, by any means necessary.
The Night Action alert calls Bond from dinner with a beautiful woman. GCHQ ......more

 
 
     
CARTE BLANCHE - a James Bond novel.
by  Jeffery Deaver  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 26 May 2011
ISBN 9781444708325
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£16.99

Hardback in dustjacket. SIGNED by the author directly on the fourth page from the front of the book. Very fine/very fine brand new. This is the standard hardback white dustjacket edition.

Like Fleming, Jeffery Deaver takes inspiration from exotic locations around the world, and after visiting Dubai for the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature last year he decided to set part of Carte Blanche in the United Arab Emirates City.
Carte Blanche is due to be published by Hodder and Stoughton in the UK, a few days before Fleming’s birthday, on 26th May 2011. It has been commissioned by Ian Fleming Publications Ltd.
Jeffery Deaver comments, “I’m ......more

 
 
     
Bulldog Drummond Stands Fast
by  Gerald Fairlie  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 1947
ISBN n/a
First Edition   First Printing  
£9.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. First edition. G/G. Dustjacket is not price-clipped - shows 9/6 net. There is one tiny previous owner inscription to the top right hand corner of the ffep which has been crossed out. The spine is slightly cocked from reading. There is some foxing/brown spotting to the page edges and rear of the dustjacket. There are closed tears with some slight loss from the front dustjacket corners. There is some wear and loss to the dustjacket at the spine ends - this is most pronounced at the base of the spine where there is a one inch closed tear with some accompanying loss. There are a couiple of small circular stains to the outside rear of the dustjacket....more
 
 
     
Assegai - Limited Signed Edition.
by  Wilbur Smith  
Publisher Macmillan
Published Date 3 April 2009
ISBN 9780230742642
Signed   First Edition   First Printing   Limited Edition
£30.00

Hardback book in dustjacket within slipcase. First edition first printing. LIMITED EDITION Signed by the author directly on numbered limitation page. Fine/fine new unread condition.
It is 1913 and ex-soldier turned professional big game hunter, Leon Courtney, is in British East Africa guiding rich and powerful men from America and Europe on safaris in the Masai tribe territories. One of his clients, German industrialist Count Otto Von Meerbach, has a company which builds aircraft and vehicles for the Kaiser's burgeoning army. But Leon had not bargained for falling passionately in love with Eva, the Count's beautiful and enigmatic mistress. Just prior to the outbreak of World ......more

 
 
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