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Michael Gilbert

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After the Fine Weather: A Perennial British Mystery, Gilbert, Michael
1 Gilbert, Michael After the Fine Weather: A Perennial British Mystery
New York Harper & Row 1988 0060809353 / 9780060809355 Reprint Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket 
Illustrated by Fischer, Carl [cover]

173 pp. Gray cloth boards with violet gilt lettering. Spine slightly slanted, minor edgewear, corners a little bumped. DJ in new Brodart protective plastic wrap. DJ shows a little soiling, minor edgewear and a 1 1/2" tear. Text is clean and unmarked.

"The headstrong young student Laura Hart is visiting her brother Charles, British vice-consul of Lienz in the Tyrol, when she sees something she shouldn't. There has been increasing tension between the Italian locals and the Austrians who control the region, and it looks as through Hofrat Humbold, the leader of the government in Lienz, might be influencing tempers by arranging for certain unpleasant confrontations in back alleys. When Laura mentions the things she has witnessed, she suddenly becomes both important and unwelcome. Speculations abound whether Humbold will allow the pretty and foolish English girl to stand in the way of the nastiest Nazi move since the war."; 7" - 9" Tall
006657 
Price: 18.00 USD

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Blood and Judgment, Gilbert, Michael
2 Gilbert, Michael Blood and Judgment
New York Perennial Library 1978 0060804467 / 9780060804466 Mass Market Paperback Good+ 


Spine somewhat slanted/creased, some edgewear/bumping/scuffing, PO name inside, text starting to yellow, but clean and unmarked.

"Detective Sergeant Petrella of the London police is called in when a woman's partially buried body is found near the reservoir. She has been murdered. She also turns out to be the wife of a criminal who has escaped from prison."; 6" - 7" Tall
003909 
Price: 4.95 USD

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Blood and Judgment, Gilbert, Michael
3 Gilbert, Michael Blood and Judgment
London Arrow 1987 0060804467 / 9780060804466 First Arrow Edition Mass Market Paperback Very Good+ 


Top corner a little bumped. Text starting to yellow, but clean and unmarked.

"Detective Sergeant Petrella of the London police is called in when a woman's partially buried body is found near the reservoir. She has been murdered. She also turns out to be the wife of a criminal who has escaped from prison."; 6" - 7" Tall
006207 
Price: 7.00 USD

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Blood and Judgment, Gilbert, Michael
4 Gilbert, Michael Blood and Judgment
New York Perennial Library 1978 0060804467 / 9780060804466 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 


Spine slightly slanted, a little edge wear, pages tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy.

"Detective Sergeant Petrella of the London police is called in when a woman's partially buried body is found near the reservoir. She has been murdered. She also turns out to be the wife of a criminal who has escaped from prison."; 6" - 7" Tall
006401 
Price: 5.50 USD

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Death Has Deep Roots, Gilbert, Michael
5 Gilbert, Michael Death Has Deep Roots
London Hamlyn Paperbacks 1985 0099404109 / 9780099404101 Mass Market Paperback Very Good+ 


Spine very slightly slanted. Text stanting to yellow, but clean aand unamrked.

"The girl was young, French, and on trial for murdering a man said to be her ex-lover and the father of her dead child: an English major who had been one of the great heroes of the French Underground Resistance."; 6" - 7" Tall
006210 
Price: 9.00 USD

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Death Has Deep Roots, Gilbert, Michael
6 Gilbert, Michael Death Has Deep Roots
New York Perennial Library 1989 0060809574 / 9780060809577 Mass Market Paperback Good 
Illustrated by Weiman, John [cover]

Spine rolled and a bit creased, a little edge wear, some scuffing and soiling to covers. Some browning and spotting but text is clear and unmarked. A good reading copy.

"The woman was young, French, and on trial for murdering a man said to be her ex-lover and the father of her dead child: an English major who had been one of the great heroes of the French Underground Resistance. during the war. Mr. Macrea, hired to be her attorney on the first day of the trial, must find a way to prove her innocence in only one week. And he must dig deeply into the past to prove it. "; 6" - 7" Tall
007362 
Price: 4.70 USD

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Fear to Tread, Gilbert, Michael
7 Gilbert, Michael Fear to Tread
New York Harper & Row 1978 0060804580 / 9780060804589 Mass Market Paperback Good+ 


Spime somewhat slanted/creased, very minor bumping/edgewear, PO name inside. Text starting to yellow, but clean and unmarked.

"Once you start to follow Mr. Wetherall, headmaster of a London high school, in his one-man war on rime and the black-market, you will find it hard to leave him until victory is his."; 6" - 7" Tall
003914 
Price: 4.95 USD

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Fear to Tread, Gilbert, Michael
8 Gilbert, Michael Fear to Tread
New York Harper & Row 1978 0060804580 / 9780060804589 Mass Market Paperback Good+ 


Spine a bit creased, slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear, a little darkening. Some browning but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy.

"Once you start to follow Mr. Wetherall, headmaster of a London high school, in his one-man war on rime and the black-market, you will find it hard to leave him until victory is his."; 6" - 7" Tall
005336 
Price: 4.35 USD

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Fear to Tread, Gilbert, Michael
9 Gilbert, Michael Fear to Tread
New York Harper & Row 1978 0060804580 / 9780060804589 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 


Tiny tear on front cover. Inside covers starting to yellow. A tight, attractive copy.

"Once you start to follow Mr. Wetherall, headmaster of a London high school, in his one-man war on rime and the black-market, you will find it hard to leave him until victory is his."; 6" - 7" Tall
006212 
Price: 5.45 USD

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Flash Point, Gilbert, Michael
10 Gilbert, Michael Flash Point
London Penguin 1976 0140041265 / 9780140041262 Mass Market Paperback Good 


Spine a bit rolled, some edge wear, reading crease, corners creased, some creasing and scuffing to covers. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy.

"Decent but obsessive solicitor tries o expose irregular past of rising politico during run-p to General Election...Security Service plays Dirty Tricks to save Government's face.. Sheer pleasure"; 6" - 7" Tall
007795 
Price: 3.95 USD

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Flash Point, Gilbert, Michael
11 Gilbert, Michael Flash Point
London Penguin 1976 0140041265 / 9780140041262 Mass Market Paperback Good+ 


First Penguin UK paperback, 206 pp. Spine slanted, a little edge wear and some rubbing to covers. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked.

"Decent but obsessive solicitor tries o expose irregular past of rising politico during run-p to General Election...Security Service plays Dirty Tricks to save Government's face.. Sheer pleasure"; 6" - 7" Tall
006403 
Price: 4.70 USD

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Petrella at Q, Gilbert, Michael
12 Gilbert, Michael Petrella at Q
New York Harper & Row 1977 0060115394 / 9780060115395 First American Edition Hardcover Fair in Good dust jacket 
Illustrated by McKenzie, Peter (cover)

Black cloth with gold lettering, 222 pp. A little edge wear and rubbing, spine cracked completely through at pp 92/93. Jacket in new Brodart, some edge wear and chipping especially at base of spine, price sticker on upper right corner, sunning and darkening. Reading copy.

Patrick Petrella's father was Spanish (so was Patrick's temperament) and his mother was English, but he studied at the American University in Beirut. And on his 21st birthday Patrick joined the Metropolitan Police in London, as a constable, where he rose in the ranks to become Detective Chief Inspector of the South London Division."; 7" - 9" Tall
007765 
Price: 6.95 USD

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Smallbone Deceased, Gilbert, Michael
13 Gilbert, Michael Smallbone Deceased
New York Harper & Brothers 1950 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 


Ex-library with all the expected stamps, labels, and pocket. Spine slanted, moderate edge wear and chipping, especially to top and base of spine. Front free end paper (with library pocket) has been taped to pastedown, hinges somewhat weak, some tape residue where jacket was taped to boards. Text is clean and unmarked. Jacket is in new Brodart and has moderate edge wear, a little chipping, small paper square with call letters taped to base of spine, some darkening and tape residue. There is a horizontal, nearly closed slit across front cover. A very serviceable copy of this uncommon title.

"At eleven o'clock this mornng a partner in this firm of solicitors - what's their name - Horniman, Birley an Craine, opened one of their deed boxes. The box was supposed to contain certain papers relating to a trust. What they found was one of the trustees. Name of Smallbone - Marcus Smallbone - very dead."; Ex-Library; 7" - 9" Tall
005392 
Price: 55.00 USD

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Smallbone Deceased, Gilbert, Michael
14 Gilbert, Michael Smallbone Deceased
New York Harper & Brothers 1950 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 


Corners bumped, a little edge wear, spine slightly cocked, owner's name on front end paper. Pages slightly tanned but text is clean and unmarked. Jacket in new Brodart with minor edge wear and a few small nearly closed tears, spine and back panel sunned, some rubbing. An attractive copy.

"At eleven o'clock this mornng a partner in this firm of solicitors - what's their name - Horniman, Birley an Craine, opened one of their deed boxes. The box was supposed to contain certain papers relating to a trust. What they found was one of the trustees. Name of Smallbone - Marcus Smallbone - very dead."; 7" - 9" Tall
006573 
Price: 80.00 USD

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Smallbone Deceased, Gilbert, Michael
15 Gilbert, Michael Smallbone Deceased
New York Harper & Brothers 1950 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 


245 pp. Blue boards with red lettering. Ex-library with all the expected stamps, labels, and pocket. Rear free endpaper removed. Spine slightly slanted, moderate edge wear and chipping, especially to top and base of spine and corners. Text has a few light smudges, but is basically light and unmarked. Pastedowns show dampstaining around edges.

"At eleven o'clock this mornng a partner in this firm of solicitors - what's their name - Horniman, Birley an Craine, opened one of their deed boxes. The box was supposed to contain certain papers relating to a trust. What they found was one of the trustees. Name of Smallbone - Marcus Smallbone - very dead."; Ex-Library; 7" - 9" Tall
006578 
Price: 32.50 USD

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Smallbone Deceased, Gilbert, Michael
16 Gilbert, Michael Smallbone Deceased
New York Penguin Books 1988 0140110771 / 9780140110777 Mass Market Paperback Good 


Slight spine slant, a little edge wear, light reading crease, owner's inscrip. on front end paper. There is a 1/2" tear from the spine onto the front cover which intrudes well into the text block. Pages lightly tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy except for the tear.

"At eleven o'clock this mornng a partner in this firm of solicitors - what's their name - Horniman, Birley an Craine, opened one of their deed boxes. The box was supposed to contain certain papers relating to a trust. What they found was one of the trustees. Name of Smallbone - Marcus Smallbone - very dead."; 6" - 7" Tall
006803 
Price: 12.00 USD

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The Black Seraphim, Gilbert, Michael
17 Gilbert, Michael The Black Seraphim
New York Penguin 1985 0140075631 / 9780140075632 Reprint Edition Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
Illustrated by Stuart, Neil & McGuire, James [cover]

Corners bumped, a little edge wear, small crimp inside cover near top of spine (likely from binding). Interior clean and unmarked. A nice copy.

"James Scotland, a young pathologist, has come to Melchester on a much-needed vacation. But amid the cathedral town's quiet medieval atmosphere, he finds a hornet's nest of church politics, town and country rivalries. . . and murder. When one of the community's most influential figures dies suddenly (and very publicly), Scotland uncovers some curious alliances among church, state, and big business. Modern forensic pathology, the age-old mysteries of the church, and a bit of unexpected romance all play a part as Scotland unravels the unsettling truth about Melchester."; 6" - 7" Tall
007604 
Price: 6.50 USD

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The Crack in the Teacup, Gilbert, Michael
18 Gilbert, Michael The Crack in the Teacup
New York Carroll & Graf 1993 088184988X / 9780881849882 Mass Market Paperback Good 


Ex library with typical stamps, pocket, and markings. Spine well creased, rolled, edge wear and rubbing, corners curled up including a few page corners. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. Reading copy.

"Anthony Brydon, an appealing young solicitor of somewhat limited experience in respect to both politics and women, first senses something wrong in his pleasant home town in Kent when he sees two teen-aged boys brutally ejected from the town's new recreation center. One boy is hurled into the gutter; the second is held by one man and hit by another. Anthony naturally intervenes and soon becomes enmeshed in a murky affair that leads to scandalous corruption and murder. As Anthony probes beneath the town's quiet surface, he discovers that a civilized exterior often conceals the foulest secrets."; Ex-Library; 6" - 7" Tall
007763 
Price: 3.75 USD

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The Crack in the Teacup, Gilbert, Michael
19 Gilbert, Michael The Crack in the Teacup
New York Harper & Row 1966 First American Edition Hardcover Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Illustrated by McMullen, James [cover]

Ex library with typical stamps, pocket, and markings. Spine cocked, some edge wear and chipping, tape residue. Jacket in protective wraps taped to boards, a little edge wear and rubbing. Pages lightly tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A solid reading copy.

"Anthony Brydon, an appealing young solicitor of somewhat limited experience in respect to both politics and women, first senses something wrong in his pleasant home town in Kent when he sees two teen-aged boys brutally ejected from the town's new recreation center. One boy is hurled into the gutter; the second is held by one man and hit by another. Anthony naturally intervenes and soon becomes enmeshed in a murky affair that leads to scandalous corruption and murder. As Anthony probes beneath the town's quiet surface, he discovers that a civilized exterior often conceals the foulest secrets."; Ex-Library; 7" - 9" Tall
007764 
Price: 14.00 USD

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The Danger Within, Gilbert, Michael
20 Gilbert, Michael The Danger Within
New York Harper & Row 1978 0060804483 / 9780060804480 Mass Market Paperback Good 


Spine slightly creased and scuffed, corners bumped, minor edge wear, readiing crease, paper lifts at top edge around spine, some rubbing and darkening, store stamps inside cover. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy.

"British officers in an Italian POW camp are determined to break out-with the Allied invasion near they may be turned over to the Germans. It is at this point they discover that there is a traitor in their midst..."; 6" - 7" Tall
006880 
Price: 5.25 USD

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