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Fear to Tread

By: Gilbert, Michael

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1978

Seller ID: 003914

ISBN: 0060804580

Condition: 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."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Fear to Tread

By: Gilbert, Michael

Price: $4.35

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1978

Seller ID: 005336

ISBN: 0060804580

Condition: 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."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Smallbone Deceased

By: Gilbert, Michael

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1950

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 005392

Condition: 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 tap... View more info

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Blood and Judgment

By: Gilbert, Michael

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Arrow: 1987

Edition: First Arrow Edition

Seller ID: 006207

ISBN: 0060804467

Condition: 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."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Death Has Deep Roots

By: Gilbert, Michael

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn Paperbacks: 1985

Seller ID: 006210

ISBN: 0099404109

Condition: 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."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Fear to Tread

By: Gilbert, Michael

Price: $5.45

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1978

Seller ID: 006212

ISBN: 0060804580

Condition: 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."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Young Petrella

By: Gilbert, Michael

Price: $9.25

Publisher: London, Mysterious Press: 1990

Seller ID: 006235

ISBN: 009963810x

Condition: Near Fine


Bottom corner very slightly bumped. A tight, attractive copy. "By the tender age of eleven, Patrick Petrella had solved his first crime. His was an unbeatable nose for wrong-doing and instinct for what makes human beings tick; assets which ensured that his rise through the ranks of the Force was meteoric. Add to that four languages (including Arabic), a nose for a fine wine and one of those steel-trap minds that asks questions, and you have a Detective Consta... View more info

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Blood and Judgment

By: Gilbert, Michael

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York, Perennial Library: 1978

Seller ID: 006401

ISBN: 0060804467

Condition: 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."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Flash Point

By: Gilbert, Michael

Price: $4.70

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1976

Seller ID: 006403

ISBN: 0140041265

Condition: 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"; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Smallbone Deceased

By: Gilbert, Michael

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1950

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 006573

Condition: 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 con... View more info

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Smallbone Deceased

By: Gilbert, Michael

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1950

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 006578

Condition: 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,... View more info

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The Family Tomb

By: Gilbert, Michael

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1969

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 006633

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


219 pp. Spine slanted, corners a bit bumped. Ex-library with all the usual stuff including rear endpaper removed and DJ in protective plastic wrap taped to boards. DJ shows some staining and soiling with a sunned spine. Text has light dampstaining along bottom and side edges. A decent reading copy. "Robert Broke, a recent widower, had withstood the charms of Florence and confined himself to his rare-book store there. But his knowledge of Etruscan art and a l... View more info

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After the Fine Weather: A Perennial British Mystery

By: Gilbert, Michael

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1988

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 006657

ISBN: 0060809353

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


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 Ita... View more info

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Smallbone Deceased

By: Gilbert, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1988

Seller ID: 006803

ISBN: 0140110771

Condition: 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 contai... View more info

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The Danger Within

By: Gilbert, Michael

Price: $5.25

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1978

Seller ID: 006880

ISBN: 0060804483

Condition: 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...";... View more info

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The Family Tomb

By: Gilbert, Michael

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Perennial Library: 1986

Seller ID: 006881

ISBN: 0060807954

Condition: Good


Spine somewhat creased and slanted, corners bumped, reading crease, a little edge wear, store stamps inside cover, paper lifts at copy near spine. A little tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid reading copy. "Robert Broke, a recent widower, had withstood the charms of Florence and confined himself to his rare-book store there. But his knowledge of Etruscan art and a lavish party given by eccentric Professor Bronzini pulled Robert out of his shell. Thi... View more info

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Death Has Deep Roots

By: Gilbert, Michael

Price: $4.70

Publisher: New York, Perennial Library: 1989

Seller ID: 007362

ISBN: 0060809574

Condition: Good


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, m... View more info

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The Black Seraphim

By: Gilbert, Michael

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Penguin: 1985

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 007604

ISBN: 0140075631

Condition: Very Good


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),... View more info

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The Long Journey Home

By: Gilbert, Michael

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1985

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 007651

ISBN: 0060154306

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Black cloth over gray boards, gold lettering, 232 pp. Slight edge wear, jacket has a little edge wear primarily at top and base of spine. Review copy with a 5x7 b/w glossy photo of the author and publisher's note laid in. An attractive copy. "John Gabriel Beneduct, a Londoner from New Zealand, is presumed to be dead, the victim of a charter plane crash over the Persian Gulf. Actually, he's leadi8ng a wonderfully happy life biking the Appenines in southern Italy, ... View more info

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The Crack in the Teacup

By: Gilbert, Michael

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf: 1993

Seller ID: 007763

ISBN: 088184988X

Condition: 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 recrea... View more info