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Spies on the Devil's Belt

By: Haynes, Betsy

Price: $22.00

Publisher: NY, Scholsstic: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 21233

Condition: Near Fine


Stunning copy with negligible surface wear, name on inside cover. More than presentable. Jonathan is free and fourteen, with a man's courage. He had joined the Patriot's army to fight, not just to be an errand boy for a ship's captain. But as he waits in disgust for the boat to arrive at midnight, he suddenly sees a dead man lying in the water. And from the shadows springs another man, who knocks Jonathan unconsious. Too late, Jonathan realizes he's in a deadly business - with unknown spies on the Devil's Belt!. View more info

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Secret Spy

By: Martin, Albert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: IL, Children' Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27746

ISBN: 0516021885

Condition: Very Good


1st edition exlib hardcover with light soil on white background illustrated boards, fep removed, two small stamps on pastedowns, boards slightly bowed. 56 pp text clean, no fingerprints or folded page edges. Young reader's fiction: Jefferson Avery flies to Washington D.C. from a visit with family in Kenya and gets his recorder switched by a devious spy agent. View more info

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Silver Chief's Revenge

By: O'Brien, Jack

Price: $45.00

Publisher: PA, The John C. Winston Company: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46518

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in medium blue cloth covered boards dated 1954 and stated first edition on verso title page. Book has no names, tears or soil inside. 213pp text is tight, bright, crisp and unmarked save for age-toning on pastedowns and fep's from DJ flaps were not. Bright silver titles on backstrip of book. Tips and spine ends are bumped showing color loss only (no rub through or brooken cloth). sharp showing color loss only, no rub-through. Original, price-clipped, color illustrated dj in new mylar shows color loss on corners where back strip meets with gutters on... View more info

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A Hero Named George A True Story of an Undercover Police Officer TWICE SIGNED

By: Stowers, Carlton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: TX, Community Justice Foundation of Texas: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author & Illustrator

Seller Id: 30652

ISBN: 096310280X

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover, author's presentation copy, signed by author and illustrator on fep with gift dedication for the Jack's family. Glossy pictorial boards & illustrated pages tight and bright with lightly bumped (not rubbed) spine ends. SUMMARY: Story of a young police officer who was killed while working undercover as a high school student in Midlothian, Texas. Includes page of discussion questions for young readers. The adult version of this story is Innocence Lost which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. View more info

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The Murder of Admiral Darlan

By: Tompkins, Peter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Simon and Schuster: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46147

Condition: Very Good


Stated first printing hardcover in navy blue cloth with gilt titles. Some soil/dust on upper boards and head of spine, tidy name on verso blank fep, remainder of 287 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj has a cosed triangular tear at head of frt panel, a pair of closed tears to rear dj panel, displays well in new mylar. In this dramatic anatomy of an international conspiracy, the author traces the plots and counterplots that led to the death of Vichy's Admiral - and reveals the secret history of a crucial moment in World War Two. View more info