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A Blunt Instrument, Heyer, Georgette
1 Heyer, Georgette A Blunt Instrument
New York Berkley Prime Crime 1994 0425096416 / 9780425096413 1st Berkley Prime Crime printing Mass Market Paperback Very Good 



Spine slightly slanted, a bit creased, corners bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing. A nice copy. ; 6" - 7" Tall; 246 pages;

"Who killed the dashing ladies' man? "But why should anyone want to murder dear Ernest?" Why indeed! Ernest was so debonair, so charming and so attractive. Why should some unknown party simply dash his brains out and not even have the decency to leave the murder weapon behind? And what could Superintendent Hannasyde do about it when the only man who could solve the crime was the killer himself?"
8323 
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A Blunt Instrument, Heyer, Georgette
2 Heyer, Georgette A Blunt Instrument
New York Berkley Prime Crime 1994 0425096416 / 9780425096413 1st Berkley Prime Crime printing Mass Market Paperback Good+ 


"Who killed the dashing ladies' man? "But why should anyone want to murder dear Ernest?" Why indeed! Ernest was so debonair, so charming and so attractive. Why should some unknown party simply dash his brains out and not even have the decency to leave the murder weapon behind? And what could Superintendent Hannasyde do about it when the only man who could solve the crime was the killer himself?"
8324 
Price: 3.75 USD
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A Civil Contract, Heyer, Georgette
3 Heyer, Georgette A Civil Contract
New York Ace Star 1961 Reprint Mass Market Paperback Very Good- 



Spine slightly slanted and creased, corners bumped, light reading crease, a little edge wear and rubbing, store stamp inside cover. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ;
Ace Star 11001, 347 pp. No publication date listed, but the 95 cents cover price suggests late 60s or early 70s. ; 6" - 7" Tall; 347 pages;

With his father's death, Captain Adam Deverill (now Lord Lynton) faces financial ruin. Unless he raises the necessary funds, his beloved family estate at Fontley Priory will be lost forever. Providence arrives in the person of a wealthy stranger who offers Lynton a most unusual proposal: satisfaction of all his debts -- in exchange for Deverill's hand in marriage to his only daughter.
8325 
Price: 5.95 USD

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An Infamous Army, Heyer, Georgette
4 Heyer, Georgette An Infamous Army
New York Sourcebooks Landmark 2007 1402210078 / 9781402210075 27th Edition Trade Paperback Very Good- 


Spine slightly slanted, a bit creased. Corners a bit worn, slight edge wear and rubbing, text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; 7 " X 9 "; 492 pages;

"It is remarkable that a woman should write one of the clearest and most balanced accounts of the hundred days which culminated in the Battle of Waterloo . . . A brilliant achievement." - The Daily Mail.
"In the summer of 1815, with Napoleon Bonaparte marching down from the north, Brussels is a whirlwind of parties, balls and soirees. In the swirling social scene surrounding the Duke of Wellington and his noble aides de camp, no one attracts more attention than the beautiful, outrageous young widow Lady Barbara Childe. On their first meeting, dashing Colonel Charles Audley proposes to her, but even their betrothal doesn't calm her wild behavior. Finally, with the Battle of Waterloo raging just miles away, civilians fleeing and the wounded pouring back into the town, Lady Barbara discovers where her heart really lies, and like a true noblewomanm, she rises to the occasion, and to the demands of love, life and war . . . "
8640 
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Arabella, Heyer, Georgette
5 Heyer, Georgette Arabella
New York Berkley Books 1987 0425105237 / 9780425105238 Twentieth Edition; First Printing Mass Market Paperback Good+ 



Spine slightly slanted, creased, reading crease, moderate edge wear and rubbing, store stamp on front end paper, some tanning. A solid copy. ; 5" - 6" Tall; 280 pages;

"She was a penniless parson's daughter cast among the London ton But the lie was out that Miss Arabella Tallant's wealth was past counting and that the modest heiress was searching for a love match! Jumping to the fore, London's most exquisite dandy Mr. Robert Beaumaris, was paying her court-followed by a flank of fortune-hunting fops. How would the chase end? Could Arabella tell the truth to the rake she couldn't resist?"
183201 
Price: 3.95 USD

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Arabella, Heyer, Georgette
6 Heyer, Georgette Arabella
Naperville, IL Sourcebooks Casablanca 2009 1402219466 / 9781402219467 27th Edition; 1st Sourcebooks printing Trade Paperback Very Good 



Corners bumped, slight edge wear. A clean, attractive copy. ; 7 " X 9 " Tall; 312 pages;

"She was a penniless parson's daughter cast among the London ton But the lie was out that Miss Arabella Tallant's wealth was past counting and that the modest heiress was searching for a love match! Jumping to the fore, London's most exquisite dandy Mr. Robert Beaumaris, was paying her court-followed by a flank of fortune-hunting fops. How would the chase end? Could Arabella tell the truth to the rake she couldn't resist?"
8419 
Price: 10.75 USD

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Beauvallet, Heyer, Georgette
7 Heyer, Georgette Beauvallet
New York Harlequin Books 2004 037383604X / 9780373836048 Twentieth Edition; 1st Harlequin printing Mass Market Paperback Good+ 


Spine slanted and creased, light reading crease, minor edge wear and rubbing, lower front corner creased. Light tanning. ;
Harlequin Reader's Service enrollment form tipped into center of book. ; 5" - 6" Tall; 408 pages;

New foreword by Heather Graham for this Harlequin edition.
"Battle between a great Spanish galleon and Nick Beauvallet's little Venture - that is the opening of this stirring romance of Elizabethan days, How Nick falls in love with the enemy, braves dangers (even the dangers of the Inquisition) for her sake, wins her stubborn heart and carries her off through a thousand perils is the plot of one of the gayest, most moving romances Ms. Heyer has given us."
008321 
Price: 4.25 USD

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Behold, Here's Poison, Heyer, Georgette
8 Heyer, Georgette Behold, Here's Poison
New York Fawcett Crest 1979 0449241858 / 9780449241851 Mass Market Paperback Good 


Spine rolled, creased, corners bumped, some edge wear and rubbing. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy.

"Meet the Matthews -- while they last . . . Gregory, Harriet, Gertrude, Zoe, Guy, Stella and Randall. An intriguing family. Fascinating and clever to a fault. The fault is murder. The method most bizarre . . . as Georgette Heyer's witty, world-famous detective, Inspector Hannasyde, discovers in the perfect thriller . . ."; 6" - 7" Tall
008165 
Price: 4.95 USD

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Behold, Here's Poison, Heyer, Georgette
9 Heyer, Georgette Behold, Here's Poison
Naperville, IL Sourcebooks Landmark 2009 1402217986 / 9781402217982 Reprint Edition Trade Paperback Near Fine 


Trade paperback. Corners bumped, slight edge wear, binding fairly tight. An attractive copy.

"Meet the Matthews -- while they last . . . Gregory, Harriet, Gertrude, Zoe, Guy, Stella and Randall. An intriguing family. Fascinating and clever to a fault. The fault is murder. The method most bizarre . . . as Georgette Heyer's witty, world-famous detective, Inspector Hannasyde, discovers in the perfect thriller . . ."; 7" - 9" Tall
008164 
Price: 8.75 USD

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Charity Girl, Heyer, Georgette
10 Heyer, Georgette Charity Girl
New York Bantam Books 1971 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 


Bantam N6727 249 pp. Small crease across upper corner, a little edge wear and rubbing, owner's name inside cover, binding fairly tight. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy.

"The Viscount thought he had seldom seen a more pathetic picture. Not only was Cherry Steane's countenance woebegone, but the shoes and the hem of the duffle cloak she wore were sadly muddied. She looked to be hot, tired and despairing. Cherry succeeded in mastering her agitation. 'I beg your pardon!' she uttered. 'It was only because you look so kind, sir, and talked to me last night-that I ask you to take me to London with you in your carriage. But it was wrong of me. My-my affairs are not your concern!' 'Come along,' said the Viscount." Charity Girl is set in Heyer's favorite Regency England period.; 6" - 7" Tall
008193 
Price: 4.95 USD

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Charity Girl, Heyer, Georgette
11 Heyer, Georgette Charity Girl
New York E. P. Dutton & Co 1970 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 


Spine slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear, a little browning but text is clean and unmarked. Jacket shows some edge wear and a little chipping, some darkening. A nice copy.

"The Viscount thought he had seldom seen a more pathetic picture. Not only was Cherry Steane's countenance woebegone, but the shoes and the hem of the duffle cloak she wore were sadly muddied. She looked to be hot, tired and despairing. Cherry succeeded in mastering her agitation. 'I beg your pardon!' she uttered. 'It was only because you look so kind, sir, and talked to me last night-that I ask you to take me to London with you in your carriage. But it was wrong of me. My-my affairs are not your concern!' 'Come along,' said the Viscount." Charity Girl is set in Heyer's favorite Regency England period.; 7" - 9" Tall
005391 
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Charity Girl, Heyer, Georgette
12 Heyer, Georgette Charity Girl
Toronto Bodley Head 1970 First Canadian Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Illustrated by Barbosa, Arthur (cover)

First Canadian edition, 254 pp, orange cloth with gold lettering on spine. Spine slightly slanted, just a bit of edge wear. Jacket in protective Brodart, minor edge wear with a little chipping at top and base of spine and a couple small, nearly closed tears. A little rubbing, spine sunned, price sticker near top of front inside flap. An attractive copy.

"The Viscount thought he had seldom seen a more pathetic picture. Not only was Cherry Steane's countenance woebegone, but the shoes and the hem of the duffle cloak she wore were sadly muddied. She looked to be hot, tired and despairing. Cherry succeeded in mastering her agitation. 'I beg your pardon!' she uttered. 'It was only because you look so kind, sir, and talked to me last night-that I ask you to take me to London with you in your carriage. But it was wrong of me. My-my affairs are not your concern!' 'Come along,' said the Viscount." Charity Girl is set in Heyer's favorite Regency England period.; 7" - 9" Tall
006405 
Price: 31.00 USD

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Cotillion, Heyer, Georgette
13 Heyer, Georgette Cotillion
London Pan Books 1967 Third Printing Mass Market Paperback Good 


Pan M150, 334 pp. Spine somwwhat creased and rolled, minor edge wear and rubbing with a small tear at base of spine. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy.

"To Kitty, the conditions of her guardian's will were intolerable. She had to marry one of his nephews before she could inherit a tuppence -- and the only money she wanted was handsome Jack Westruther. He, however, made it quite clear that he would marry her only when he had sown his last wild oat.
Anxious to hasten matters, Kitty engineered an engagement to Jack's carefree cousin Freddy, hoping thereby to make Jack jealous. But Freddie turned out to be more of a man than Kitty anticipated . . ."
"Here is a fairy-tale plot in a Regency setting. There are routs and intrigues, broken hearts and happy endings. All is light as a bubble, and there is wit, wisdom and charm. " - Punch; 6" - 7" Tall
007517 
Price: 10.80 USD

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Cotillion, Heyer, Georgette
14 Heyer, Georgette Cotillion
Naperville, IL Sourcebooks Casablanca 2007 1402210086 / 9781402210082 27th Edition; Third Printing Trade Paperback Near Fine 


Corners slightly bumped. A bright, attractive copy. ; 7 " X 9 "; 355 pages;

"To Kitty, the conditions of her guardian's will were intolerable. She had to marry one of his nephews before she could inherit a tuppence -- and the only money she wanted was handsome Jack Westruther. He, however, made it quite clear that he would marry her only when he had sown his last wild oat.
Anxious to hasten matters, Kitty engineered an engagement to Jack's carefree cousin Freddy, hoping thereby to make Jack jealous. But Freddie turned out to be more of a man than Kitty anticipated . . ."
"Here is a fairy-tale plot in a Regency setting. There are routs and intrigues, broken hearts and happy endings. All is light as a bubble, and there is wit, wisdom and charm. " - Punch
8421 
Price: 10.95 USD

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Cousin Kate, Heyer, Georgette
15 Heyer, Georgette Cousin Kate
New York Bantam Books 1970 27th Edition; 1st Bantam printing Mass Market Paperback Fair 


Reading copy. Book has a marked curve from front to back. Edge wear, cover creases, soiling. Dampstain to leading edge over most of the book. Pages tanned, but text is clean and unmarked. A decent reading copy.

"The sudden invitation to live with her Aunt Minerva at Staplewood came as a complete surprise to young Kate Malvern. Now an orphan with no future, she gratefully accepted Lady Broome's offer, never dreaming there was anything strange about the older woman's kindness. It was not until later that Kate began to suspect that something was amiss. It was very odd that she had received no letters from her dear old nurse, Sarah. Without Sarah there was nobody who cared about her. And there was Lady Broome's son Torquil. Torquil, whose handsome face his a wild and deadly secret. Lady Broome wanted desperately for Kate to become his wife as soon as possible. Kate refused. But she had reckoned without Lady Broome. Then Torquil's dashing cousin, Philip Broome, arrived at Staplewood, and Kate hoped they could become friends. It was ridiculous to hope for more. Or was it?"; 6" - 7" Tall
008192 
Price: 2.50 USD

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Cousin Kate, Heyer, Georgette
16 Heyer, Georgette Cousin Kate
Toronto Bodley Head 1968 First Canadian Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Illustrated by Barbosa, Arthur (cover)

First Canadian Edition, 318 pp, red cloth with gold lettering on spine. Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear, small store sticker at bottom of front end paper. Jacket in protective wraps, spine sunned, some edge wear and creasing primarily along top and bottom edges with some small, mostly closed tears along edges, prce clipped. A nice copy.

"The sudden invitation to live with her Aunt Minerva at Staplewood came as a complete surprise to young Kate Malvern. Now an orphan with no future, she gratefully accepted Lady Broome's offer, never dreaming there was anything strange about the older woman's kindness. It was not until later that Kate began to suspect that something was amiss. It was very odd that she had received no letters from her dear old nurse, Sarah. Without Sarah there was nobody who cared about her. And there was Lady Broome's son Torquil. Torquil, whose handsome face his a wild and deadly secret. Lady Broome wanted desperately for Kate to become his wife as soon as possible. Kate refused. But she had reckoned without Lady Broome. Then Torquil's dashing cousin, Philip Broome, arrived at Staplewood, and Kate hoped they could become friends. It was ridiculous to hope for more. Or was it?"; 7" - 9" Tall
006406 
Price: 27.50 USD

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Death in the Stocks, Heyer, Georgette
17 Heyer, Georgette Death in the Stocks
New York Bantam Books 1980 055314085X / 9780553140859 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 


Light reading crease, a little edge wear and rubbing, binding fairly tight. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy.

"A moonlight night. A sleeping village. And a corpse in evening dress - locked in the stocks on the green. So opens another superb Georgette Heyer murder story in which Superintendent Hannasyde sets out on the trail of a killer so cunning that even his phenomenal powers of detection are tested to their limit."; 6" - 7" Tall
007792 
Price: 5.95 USD

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Devil's Cub, Heyer, Georgette
18 Heyer, Georgette Devil's Cub
New York Bantam Books 1983 0553231219 / 9780553231212 Twentieth Edition; Eleventh Printing Mass Market Paperback Very Good 



Spine slightly slanted, a bit creased, corners bumped, light reading crease, a little edge wear and rubbing, 1/2" closed tear to top edge. Pages a bit tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; ; 6" - 7" Tall; 251 pages;

"When saucy Mary Challoner practiced her bold deception upon the hot-blooded young Marquis of Vidal -- substituting herself for the wench he had thought to carry off to France -- she had little notion he would grimly hold her to her part of the bargain. Now he had left her, and she was alone, prey to the intrigues of glittering eighteenth-century Paris.
Only one person could rescue her -- the Marquis himself. But how could she ever trust this man? How could she even hope to overcome the contempt in which he held her? And how could even the sudden flowering of her love ever bridge the terrible gap between them?"
8326 
Price: 4.95 USD

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Duplicate Death, Heyer, Georgette
19 Heyer, Georgette Duplicate Death
New York Owl Books 1985 0030032997 / 9780030032998 27th Edition; 1st Owl Printing Mass Market Paperback Good+ 


Corners slightly chipping, a little edge wear and rubbing, some discoloration to top edge. A little rippling to first 3 or 4 pages. ; Bantam S5543, 233 pp. Reading copy. Spine a bit creased, slanted, corners creased and chipped, some edge wear and soiling, reading crease. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy.

"That morning, Beulah bought the weapon. Before supper, she had spit out her hatred for the victim in poisonout - and public - words. And at the party, she was the last to see him alive.
"They found him slumped in a chair - his handsome head lolling forward on his well-cut dinner jacket - his florid face hideously distored. A horrible death, observed the Inspector. But very simple for a young lady like Beulah to arrange . . . "; 6" - 7" Tall; 191 pages;

"Mrs. Haddington was best known for two things: her spirited games of duplicate bridge and her beautiful nineteen-year-old daughter, Cynthia, whom every bachelor in London seemed to be courting. But she soon became notorious for a more ominous reason: during one of her bridge evenings Dan Seaton-Carew, a rather rakish middle-aged man with whom Cynthia had recently been quite infatuated, had excused himself to make a telephone call in the study, where he was found strangled shortly thereafter. Then, when Mrs. Haddington herself was found strangled in the same spot several days later, the police realized that the game of duplicate bridge could now be called duplicate murder. "
8473 
Price: 7.25 USD

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Envious Casca (Large Print), Heyer, Georgette
20 Heyer, Georgette Envious Casca (Large Print)
Thorndike, Maine Thorndike Press 1992 1560542772 / 9781560542773 Large Print Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Illustrated by Swanson, Harry (cover)

Ex-library with stamp on title page, label on spine, and pocket inside back cover. Spine a bit cocked, corners bumped, slight edge wear, interior bright and clean. A nice copy of this large print edition.

"It was a neat little murder, thought Inspector Hemingway - and quite the strangest of his career. For while the houseguests traded insults around the wassail bowl downstairs, the host lay in his bedroom stabbed to death.
"At least four guests would have cheerfully done the old boy in, it seemed. But how? Hemingway was damned if he knew. For there was no blood, no weapon, and the room was locked tighter than old Nat's well-stuffed safe . . .
"Only when he looked twice at the most obvious clue of all, did Hemingway suspect the shocking, inevitable truth. "; Ex-Library; 7" - 9" Tall
007526 
Price: 14.50 USD

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