Very Good. 256 p. A Dido Hoare mystery. . The first in a series of contemporary crime novels featuring thirtysomething North London antiquarian bookseller Dido Hoare who must work out why someone has tried to force her off the road whilst driving home, why her father has received a threatening note, and why her shady but charming ex-husband wants her back in his life.
Fine in fine jacket. First edition, first printing with numer line with "1". SIGNED BUT NOT PERSONALIZED "Best Wishes/ Mairiane Macdonald" on tne title page. Fine, some toning about the edges of the text block but internally clean. In fine crisp dust jacket. Hardcover. 214 pp. The author's first book and the first Dido Hoare mystery. Dido, a smart, independent, moderately successfull thirty-something independent bookseller from Islington becomes involved in a mystery when, returning from a late-night book buying call, she's nearly run off the road; soon after is shop is vandalized and searched. Who's searching for what, and why? One of the high spots of late 20th century mystery novels.
Very Fine Plus in Very Fine Plus jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Cloth. First English Edition. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. True first edition of The First Dido Hoare Mystery. Tough to find. Very fine plus in like jacket. Beautiful copy. Sight spine lean. Usual slight yellowing of the margins. Very rare title.
Fine in Fine jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author(s) Fine copy in like jacket. Full Numberline 16.99 on flap. Signed by the Author on the Title Page. True First Edition of Author's First Book. Stunning Copy. Wthout Wear.
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