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Ellis Peters - A Morbid taste for Bones - The First Brother cadfael Book
1977 British hardback first edition, first impression published by Macmillan in London
A VG++ to near fine book in near fine unclipped dust jacket
Bookplate signed by "Edith Pargeter" laid loosely inside
The book has no names, inscriptions or stamps etc
The textblock does not suffer form the usual horrendous paper tanning, just the slightest hint here and there
The wrapper is free from loss or tears, light age tan to rear panel

I've never seen a truly fine copy of this book and this is probably the nicest I've handled

The first book in the Cadfael series and a real bargain !
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Monks Hood - Ellis Peters
1980 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Macmillan London
A near fine book in near fine unclipped dust wrapper
Small neat name but no inscriptions or stamps
Jacket shows no loss or tears

A bright copy of the rare 3rd Cadfael mystery and a bargain
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The Rose Rent
1986 British hardback first edition, first impression, Macmillan London
A near fine book in near fine unclipped dust cover
No names, inscriptions or stamps etc
The wrapper is free from loss or tears

The thirteenth book in the Cadfael series and a very attractive example
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Death Mask - SIGNED - Ellis Peters
1959 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Collins Crime Club, London
A near fine book in near fine unclipped dust wrapper
Signed on the title page by Ellis Peters
No other names, inscriptions etc
Jacket shows very minor wear to edges, still fresh
A nice clean copy and very rare signed
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One Corpse Too Many - Ellis Peters
1979 UK hardcover first edition, 1st impression, Macmillan London,
A fine book in fine unclipped dust jacket
Neat name to endpaper but no inscriptions or stamps etc
The wrapper has no loss or tears, unusuallt bright red on spine
A very fresh copy of the second Cadfael and rare in this condition
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The Pilgrim of Hate - Ellis Peters
1984 English hardback first edition, 1st impression, Macmillan London
A near fine book in near fine unclipped dustcover
No names, inscriptions or stamps, clean contents and cloth
The DW is still clean and bright The tenth book in the Brother Cadfael Chronicles
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Brother Cadfael's Book of Days - Robin Whiteman / Ellis Peters
2000 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Headline London
A very fine unread book in very fine unclipped dust wrapper
No names, inscriptions or stamps etc, an as new copy
A delighful book, beautifully illustrated and produced -
An essential item for any Cadfael, or indeed, book of days collector
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The Raven in the Foregate
1986 English hardcover first edition, first impression, Macmillan London
A VG++ book (bump to tip) in near fine unclipped dustwrapper
Tight and square, light edge tan as ever
The jacket shows no loss or tears, clean and bright
A nice clean copy of an attractive book
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Monks Hood
1980 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Macmillan London
A fine book in fine unclipped dust wrapper
No names, inscriptions or stamps
Jacket shows no loss or tears
A lovely copy of the rare 3rd Cadfael mystery
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The Virgin in the Ice
1982 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Macmillan London
A fine book in fine unclipped dust wrapper
Small neat name to endpaper but no inscriptions or stamps
Clean contents and cloth
Jacket shows no loss or tears
A bright and fresh copy
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An Excellent Mystery
1985 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Macmillan London
A fine book in fine price clipped dust wrapper
No names, inscriptions or stamps
Jacket shows no loss or tears
A lovely copy of the uncommon 11th Cadfael mystery
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A Selection of Bargain Paperbacks

The Devil's Novice - Ellis Peters
1986 US paperback edition
A solid reading copy
Clean and tidy, light rubs

A Brother Cadfael medieval mystery
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The Sanctuary Sparrow written by Ellis Peters
1984 US paperback edition
A solid reading copy
Clean and tidy, light rubs

A Brother Cadfael medieval murder mystery
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The Leper of St Giles

Lovely clean example UK paperback edition
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The Holy Thief

Lovely clean example
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A Means of Grace - Edith Pargeter

Lovely clean example UK paperback edition
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The Heretics Apprentice

A Brother Cadfael mystery
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The Scarlet Seed - Edith Pargeter

Clean and fresh
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The Hermit of Eyton Forest

Lovely clean example
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The Piper On the Mountain

Lovely clean example
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Flight of a Witch

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Rainbow's End

Lovely clean example
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An Excellent Mystery

Lovely clean example
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Death and the Joyful Woman

Lovely clean example
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Black is the Colour of My True Love's Heart

A nice fresh copy
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The Confession of Brother Haluin

Very tidy book
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also see the pseudonym Jolyon Carr

Brief Biography
PETERS, Ellis. Pseudonym for Edith (Mary) Pargeter. British. Born in Horsehay, Shropshire. 28 September 1913. Educated at Dawley Church of England Elementary School. Shropshire; Coalbrookdale High School for Girls, Oxford School Certificate. Served in the Women's Royal Navy Service, 1940-45: British. Empire Medal. 1944. Worked as a chemist's assistant. Dawley, 1933-40. Recipient: Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allan Poe Award, 1963; Czechoslovak Society for International Relations Gold Medal, 1968; Crime Writers Association Silver Dagger, 1981. Fellow, International Institute of Arts and Letters. 1961.

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