First Printing of the First British Edition, First issue, with spelling error at first sentence of first page, green cloth boards with red-ribbon-marker bound in. Signed by Lawrence Block directly on the title page. Book in fine condition; in a fine dust jacket, with light crease to bottom corner of inside front flap. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Bernie Rhodenbarr returns in the eighth installment of Lawrence Block's bestselling Burglar series!
After his girlfriend dumps him to marry another, Bernie follows the couple to a New England Inn with his sights set on an autographed first edition copy of Raymond Chandler's "The Big Sleep," located in the Inn's library. But when a dead body appears and all the guests remain snowbound, it's up to Bernie to solve the case!
Review: Bernie, if you recall, is that likeable young New Yorker who has tempered his passion for stealing classy works of art with the more staid vocation of selling books. But his passion always reigns. In this eighth Bernie Rhodenbarr caper, author Lawrence Block mimics the murderer's M.O. in Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None while preserving the premise of the Burglar series. Bernie bursts in on someone else's wrongdoing before he gets to have any fun. All he wants is to make off with a Raymond Chandler first edition, but instead, red-handed, he stumbles on foul play. Lots of amusing send-ups of the genre's older conventions, particularly those oft-employed twists of dame Christie.
Title: The Burglar in the Library
Publisher: No Exit Press
Publication Date: 1997
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description No Exit Press 21/05/1997, 1997. Book Condition: Good. Will be shipped promptly from UK warehouse. Book is in good condition with no missing pages, no damage or soiling and tight spine. There may be some dog-eared pages showing previous use but overall a great book. Bookseller Inventory # 9053-9781874061816
Book Description No Exit Press, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0005713649
Book Description No Exit Press, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. The Burglar in the Library (Bernie Rhodenbarr Mystery) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. . Bookseller Inventory # 7719-9781874061816
Book Description No Exit Press, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. The Burglar in the Library (Bernie Rhodenbarr Mystery) This book is in good or better condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages will be missing from the book. The spine of the book is still in great condition and the front cover is generally unmarked. It has signs of previous use but overall is in really nice, tight condition. Shipping is normally same day from our UK warehouse. We offer a money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. Bookseller Inventory # 9053-9781874061816
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Book Description Oldcastle Books, Limited. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Appearance of only slight previous use. Cover and binding show a little wear. All pages are undamaged with potentially only a few, small markings. Bookseller Inventory # G1874061815I4N00
Book Description No Exit Press, London, 1997. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 003433
Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Bookseller Inventory # GOR004352108
Book Description no exit, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. first edition first impression in fine condition, not price clipped, there is a previous owner name on inside cover (see pics) no other markings, jacket in protective sleeve, paypal accepted, any questions please ask. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-5259692900
Book Description No Exit Press, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. True first edition (UK edition published before US edition), first printing. Book near fine with light bump on spine ends; DJ fine in mylar cover. Tight clean book. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-16763493614