Remembering P.D. James, the “Queen of Crime”

Phyllis Dorothy James White “was one of those rare authors whose work stood up to the inevitable and usually invidious comparisons with classic authors of the detective genre, like Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers and Margery Allingham.”

(NY Times Obituary has a wide selection of Ms. James works, including signatures on many of her works.

Unnatural Causes PD James DJ Signed Card on Title Page

Unnatural Causes
1967 Scribner’s TRUE FIRST AMERICAN Edition in FINE/FINE condition. A gorgeous unmarked copy with a **SIGNED** Card laid in. Her 3rd mystery!

The Children of Men PD James Signature

The Children of Men

1992 Knopf First American Edition **SIGNED** on the title page. A near MINT copy in Fine/Fine condition. Rare Book Trailer – Collectible and Rare Book Sellers (video)

Here at we take pride in finding those unique, collectible books that are so special they can be nearly impossible to find and that’s where comes in. We find them, so you don’t have to.  We are your resource for those hard-to-find, signed, first edition books.  Watch our rare book trailer below to see a sample of our rare books currently for sale.

Now that the holiday shopping season is upon us, remember books make great holiday gifts and here at we always have that special treasure you can’t find anywhere else.  Happy reading and enjoy our book trailer.

Ian Fleming’s “Moonraker” here at

1965 MacMillan Co. Reissue of Moonraker so the copyright page only states 1955 and issued at the same time as the book club but this is the for sale issue with $3.95 on the DJ.  A F/F copy and in beautiful unmarked condition. Bookseller Inventory # 007814.  Enjoy browsing our shelves and happy reading.  And remember books make excellent holiday presents and those impossible to find titles are only available here at

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Ian Fleming’s “You Only Live Twice” here at – Buy it today for that perfect holiday gift! is a specialist in collectible books whether it’s that impossible to find rare, signed, first edition or a signed first edition of a modern fiction title we are your stop for that special book, like this special collectible of Ian Fleming’sYou Only Live Twice. “Visit and browse our shelves for the perfect book the book lover, collector in your life.  Happy reading. Follow us on Twitter @Bren-Books.

Ian Fleming’s “Goldfinger” – 1959 MacMillan Co. First American Edition available here at

1959 MacMillan Co. First American Edition in NF/VG condition with the great skull illustrated cover. The HB is very clean and bright. The DJ is clipped and has a bit of toning and minor chips and spine end wear. Bookseller Inventory # 007816

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“Live and Let Die” – 1954 Jonathan Cape FIRST edition, stated second impression of Ian Fleming’s 2nd James Bond novel here at

1954 Jonathan Cape FIRST edtion, stated second impression of Fleming’s 2nd Bond novel. This book is in NF/VG condition. The black boards are very clean and unmarked. The gilt stamped design on the front and spine lettering are still bright and vivid which is unusual for this book. The DJ is deep purple and unclipped but is a later state as the price and books to For Your Eyes Only. The book has very minor wear along the edges, corners and spine ends and a very small missing piece along the top spine end. Pictures available upon request! **Brenbooks specializes in first edition books made into films. VERY RARE!. Bookseller Inventory # 3800