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  • Post, Steph.
    LIGHTWOOD.

    Edition: First printing.

    Hoboken, NJ: Polis Books, (2017). SIGNED hardcover first edition - First novel featuring Judah Cannon, the middle son of the notorious Cannon clan. When he returns to his rural hometown of Silas, Florida after a 3 year stint in prison, he is determined to move forward - but a phone call from his father Sherwood ensnares Judah and Ramey in a web of thievery, brutality and betrayal. SIGNED on the title page. 294 pp. ISBN: 978-1943818303.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 77262
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  • Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR IN THE RYE.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: No Exit Press, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Bibliomystery featurning bookstore owner, and thief, Bernie Rhodenbarr - about a reclusive author who's career is very loosely based on Salinger. SIGNED on the title page. 280 pp. ISBN: 1-901982602.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (usual light toning to the pages).

    Book ID: 77246
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  • Block, Lawrence.
    HIT LIST.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Orion, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second novel featuring anti-hero hitman Keller. SIGNED on the title page, 296 pp. ISBN: 75283-838506-0198338.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77244
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  • Harris, Charlaine.
    LIVING DEAD IN DALLAS.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Ace Books, (2009) dj. SIGNED hardcover - The second Sookie Stackhouse novel originally published as a paperback original . SIGNED on the title page. 262 pp. ISBN: 978-0441015979.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket. Uncommon signed in any printing of this hardcover edition.

    Book ID: 77236
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  • McKean, Dave and William Schafer, editors. Joe R. Lansdale, signed.
    THE WEIGHT OF WORDS.

    Edition: First edition.

    Burton, MI: Subterranean Press, (2017) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Twelve original strories inspired by the art of Dave McKean. Authors include McKean, Neil Gaiman, M. John Harrison, Maria Dahvana Headley, Joe Hill, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Joe R, Lansdale, Alastair Reynolds, Ian Sinclair and Catherynne M. Valente. Somewhat oversized square format. SIGNED by Joe Lansdale at his story "Robo Rapid." 243 pp plus 5 final illustrations. Cover art by Dave McKean. ISBN: 978-1596068254.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76920
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  • THE LAST ANALYSIS. by Cross, Amanda (pseudonym of Carolyn Heilbrun)
    Cross, Amanda (pseudonym of Carolyn Heilbrun)
    THE LAST ANALYSIS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Macmillan, (1964) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel and the first book under this pseudonym, a literate mystery introducing Professor Kate Fansler, who finds herself under suspicion when a young female student is found murdered. A Cock Robin Mystery. 187 pp. Dust jacket by Paul Bacon.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dust jacket (original price of 3.95 on dj flap, some short tears and rubbing to the back cover of the dj, slight fading to the dj)

    Book ID: 76707
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  • THE MERCHANT'S HOUSE. by Ellis, Kate.
    Ellis, Kate.
    THE MERCHANT'S HOUSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Piatkus, (1998). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel and the first book in this series of crime novels featuring Wesley Peterson, a black detective with a degree in archeology, the son of two Trinidadian doctors and a young husband, who has transferred from the Met to the seaside town of Tradmouth, where he becomes one of Devon's first black police officers. His old college friend Neil is heading an archaeological dig at a Tudor merchant's house, and the skeleton of a strangled young woman and a newborn baby are uncovered. Meanwhile Peterson is in involved in the search for a missing child and in the case of a brutal murder of a young woman. Behind…

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    London: Piatkus, (1998). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel and the first book in this series of crime novels featuring Wesley Peterson, a black detective with a degree in archeology, the son of two Trinidadian doctors and a young husband, who has transferred from the Met to the seaside town of Tradmouth, where he becomes one of Devon's first black police officers. His old college friend Neil is heading an archaeological dig at a Tudor merchant's house, and the skeleton of a strangled young woman and a newborn baby are uncovered. Meanwhile Peterson is in involved in the search for a missing child and in the case of a brutal murder of a young woman. Behind all of these crimes, both medieval and modern, are the age-old motives of jealousy, sexual obsession, and desperate longing for a child. SIGNED by Ellis on a laid-in printed bookplate. An engrossing and rewarding series, with both an historical and a contemporary mystery, and well-drawn characters. 246 pp. ISBN: 0-749904542.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76699
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  • COVER-UP STORY. by Babson, Marion
    Babson, Marion
    COVER-UP STORY.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Collins / Crime Club, (1971) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a mystery introducing Douglas Perkins of Perkins and Tate Public Relations. SIGNED on the title page with the words "with all good wishes" and uncommon thus. 191 pp. ISBN: 0-002311240.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66050
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  • THE YELLOW ANGELS. by Helseth, Henry Edward.
    Helseth, Henry Edward.
    THE YELLOW ANGELS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Brothers, (1940) dj. Hardcover first edition - The scarce first novel by this author and screenwriter, best known for "The Chair for Martin Rome," which was the basis for Robert Siodmak's 1948 film noir classic "Cry of the City" with Victor Mature and Richard Conte. This is set entirely within the walls of a prison. 216 pp.

    Condition: From a lending library with discoloration from tape on the boards and the endpapers, one stamp, some pages carelessly opened but overall a good sturdy copy in a dust jacket with several chips and edgewear, but still rather striking.

    Book ID: 65893
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  • Lovesey, Peter.
    THE SEDGEMOOR STRANGER.

    Edition: Limited, signed edition.

    Norfolk, VA: Crippen & Landru, (2001). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of sixeen ingenious short stories, ranging from featuring serial killers to a Sherlock Holmes tale and an account of an investigation as the Titanic is sinking. An edition limited to 275 copies SIGNED and individually numbered on page facing the title page. Frontispiece portrait of Lovesey. Includes a checklist of the works of Lovesey. 190 pp plus the colophon and 3 pp publishers ads. The limited edition also includes a separate 9 pp pamphlet entitled "The Butler Didn't Do It.". ISBN: 1-885941633.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket with a fine pamphlet.

    Book ID: 77230
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  • Lovesey, Peter.
    DO NOT EXCEED THE STATED DOSE.

    Edition: Limited, signed edition.

    Norfolk, VA: Crippen & Landru, (1998). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of fifteen short stories, including two featuring Peter Diamond and two with Bertie. An edition limited to 250 copies SIGNED and individually numbered on page facing the title page. Includes a checklist of the works of Lovesey. 212 pp plus the colophon and 3 pp publishers ads. The limited edition also includes a separate small 14 pp pamphlet entitled "Murder by Christmas Tree" in a pocket on the rear pastedown. ISBN: 1-88594120X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket with a fine pamphlet.

    Book ID: 77229
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  • Macdonald, Ross
    THE UNDERGROUND MAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1971. dj. Hardcover first edition - A Lew Archer novel, by this master of the hard-boiled noir detective story, set in a fire-ravaged southern California. 272 pp. ISBN: 0-394-434676.

    Condition: Near fine (some spine slant) in a very near fine dust jacket. Original price of $5.95 still present.

    Book ID: 77220
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  • Macdonald, Ross (pseudonym of Kenneth Millar.)
    THE GOODBYE LOOK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969. dj. Hardcover first edition - An attractive copy of this Lew Archer novel, by this master of the hard-boiled noir detective story, set in Southern California. 243 pp..

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (original price of $4.95 on dj flap)

    Book ID: 77219
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  • Solnit, Rebecca and Mona Caron.
    A CALIFORNIA BESTIARY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: Heyday, (2010). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A book inspired by medieval bestiaries, Solnit "describes native California animals in such a way that they become as thrilling as any exotic creature of yore" each with a full color, full page illustration by Mona Caron. The aninmals range from the acorn woodpecker, bluebelly lizard and the California condor to the elephant seal and tule elk. SIGNED by Solnit on the title page. Created in partnership with the Oakland Zoo, which had just unveiled plans to create an ambitious native California animal exhibit where local species will be rehabilitated and cared for. Small format. 47 [8] pp. ISBN: 978-1597141253.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards, no dust jacket as issued.

    Book ID: 77216
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  • Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia.
    ORCHESTRATED DEATH.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1991) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first mystery, introduces Inspector Bill Slider, who has been passed over once again for promotion. INSCRIBED on the title page. 256 pp. . ISBN: 0-684-193884.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77215
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  • Graham, Caroline.
    MURDER AT MADINGLEY GRANGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Century / Mysterious Press, (1990) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel which is both a spoof and a celebration of country-house murder mysteries - "a delightfully thrilling romp through cozy, bloodstained drawing rooms." Madingley Grange is the perfect nest for widowed Maude Maberley. but with Aunt Maude safely out the of the way it also is the perfect setting for murder mystery weekend organized by her nephew and niece for then paying guests. 290 pp. ISBN: 0-712636684.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (some toning to edges of textblock and page)

    Book ID: 77214
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  • Carvic, Heron (Geoffrey Rupert William Harris, 1913-1980)
    MISS SEETON BEWITCHED.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Geoffrey Bles, (1971) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third novel in the still popular Miss Seeton series." With her exceptional skills at drawing sketches that portend or predict the future and the past, she often gets embroiled in mayhem, drugs, and murder. Nonetheless, she only has her umbrella as a tool and weapon for any emergencies, though she is quite the match for anyone that would take her on. Alongside Mrs. Seeton is Scotland Yards Superintendent Delphick, who has been nicknamed the Oracle, and his sidekick Detective Sergeant Bob Ranger." Miss Seeton is the universal maiden aunt, a believer in high standards - and a slightly younger and more unconventional version of Miss Marple, and the books…

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    London: Geoffrey Bles, (1971) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third novel in the still popular Miss Seeton series." With her exceptional skills at drawing sketches that portend or predict the future and the past, she often gets embroiled in mayhem, drugs, and murder. Nonetheless, she only has her umbrella as a tool and weapon for any emergencies, though she is quite the match for anyone that would take her on. Alongside Mrs. Seeton is Scotland Yards Superintendent Delphick, who has been nicknamed the Oracle, and his sidekick Detective Sergeant Bob Ranger." Miss Seeton is the universal maiden aunt, a believer in high standards - and a slightly younger and more unconventional version of Miss Marple, and the books as a whole are more satiric and darker than one would expect. 186 pp. Dust jacket design by Salim Patell. ISBN: 0-71380288x.

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    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Light edgewear to dj, original price of 27s net still present.

    Book ID: 77210
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  • Carvic, Heron (Geoffrey Rupert William Harris, 1913-1980)
    MISS SEETON DRAWS THE LINE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Geoffrey Bles, (1969) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second novel in the still popular Miss Seeton series." With her exceptional skills at drawing sketches that portend or predict the future and the past, she often gets embroiled in mayhem, drugs, and murder. Nonetheless, she only has her umbrella as a tool and weapon for any emergencies, though she is quite the match for anyone that would take her on. Alongside Mrs. Seeton is Scotland Yards Superintendent Delphick, who has been nicknamed the Oracle, and his sidekick Detective Sergeant Bob Ranger." Miss Seeton is the universal maiden aunt, a believer in high standards - and a slightly younger and more unconventional version of Miss Marple, and the books…

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    London: Geoffrey Bles, (1969) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second novel in the still popular Miss Seeton series." With her exceptional skills at drawing sketches that portend or predict the future and the past, she often gets embroiled in mayhem, drugs, and murder. Nonetheless, she only has her umbrella as a tool and weapon for any emergencies, though she is quite the match for anyone that would take her on. Alongside Mrs. Seeton is Scotland Yards Superintendent Delphick, who has been nicknamed the Oracle, and his sidekick Detective Sergeant Bob Ranger." Miss Seeton is the universal maiden aunt, a believer in high standards - and a slightly younger and more unconventional version of Miss Marple, and the books as a whole are more satiric and darker than one would expect. 213 pp. Dust jacket design by Kaye Bellman. ISBN: 0-713802421.

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    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. bit of wear to the top of the dj spine, original price of 21s net still present.

    Book ID: 77209
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  • Lippman, Laura.
    EVERY SECRET THING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery introducing new homicide detective Nancy Porter, set in Baltimore, Maryland - Lippman's first stand-alone novel. Winner of the Anthony Award. SIGNED on the title page. 388 pp. Cover praise from George Pelecanos and Harlan Coben. ISBN: 0-06-0506679.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 77205
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  • Lippman, Laura.
    IN A STRANGE CITY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Sixth in the award-winning mystery series featuring former reporter turned private investigator Tess Monaghan, set in Baltimore, Maryland, and revolving around a mysterious figure who places roses and cognac on Edgar Allan Poe's grave each year on the anniversary of his birthday. SIGNED on the title page. 310 pp. ISBN: 0-380-978180.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 77204
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  • Lovesey, Peter.
    DIAMOND SOLITAIRE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Little Brown, (1992) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second mystery featuring ex-policeman Peter Diamond, who has now been sacked from his job as a security guard. He turns his attention to unraveling the case of a little Japanese girl who has been abandoned in London. SIGNED by Lovesey on the title page. 325 pp. ISBN: 0-316903256.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (usual light toning to pages, appears unread)

    Book ID: 77202
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  • DIAMOND DUST. by Lovesey, Peter.
    Lovesey, Peter.
    DIAMOND DUST.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Little Brown, (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Peter Diamond, the head of Bath's murder team. When a gang leader is sentenced to life imprisonment, Diamond's wife is shot dead - and not only is he not allowed to work on the investigation, he is considered a suspect. SIGNED on the title page with the words "his hardest case" and dated in the year of publication. 343 pp. ISBN: 0-316859850.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (usual light toning to the pages and edges of textblock)

    Book ID: 77201
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  • Harris, Charlaine.
    FROM DEAD TO WORSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: ACE / Berkley, (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Sookie Stackhouse novel - a vampire detective story set in Louisiana. SIGNED on the title page. 359 pp. ISBN: 978-0441015894.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (toning to edges of textblock)

    Book ID: 77180
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  • Cenotto, Larry.
    LOGAN'S ALLEY: Amador County Yesterdays in Picture and Prose, Complete Set, Volumes I to V (5 book set).

    Edition: First editions.

    Jackson, CA: Cenotto Publications, (1988-2006). SIGNED first editions - All five volumes in this series of books which Include both stories of the history of this California county, located in the central Mother Lode, where gold was first discovered in California, and attempts to tie them into current physical locations and buildings. Includes information on the people of Amador County, its early history, gold miners, hanging trees, Carson's Pass, and on its towns and hamlets - Jackson, Sutter Creek, Volcano, Ione, Amador City and more. Volumes 2 and 5 are limited and numbered editions. Each book is SIGNED on the title page, except for Volume 4 (volume 4 is also the only one which is not a first edition)…

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    Jackson, CA: Cenotto Publications, (1988-2006). SIGNED first editions - All five volumes in this series of books which Include both stories of the history of this California county, located in the central Mother Lode, where gold was first discovered in California, and attempts to tie them into current physical locations and buildings. Includes information on the people of Amador County, its early history, gold miners, hanging trees, Carson's Pass, and on its towns and hamlets - Jackson, Sutter Creek, Volcano, Ione, Amador City and more. Volumes 2 and 5 are limited and numbered editions. Each book is SIGNED on the title page, except for Volume 4 (volume 4 is also the only one which is not a first edition) Large format, illustrated throughout with vintage photographs, Indexes in each. 260 to 367 pp. each. Each book stands alone, with different stories in each volume. ISBN: 978-0938121169.

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    Condition: All are just about fine in illustrated wrappers (volume 2 is slightly bumped in the upper corner) .

    Book ID: 77173
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  • LOGAN'S ALLEY: Amador County Yesterdays in Picture and Prose, Volume III. by Cenotto, Larry.
    Cenotto, Larry.
    LOGAN'S ALLEY: Amador County Yesterdays in Picture and Prose, Volume III.

    Edition: Limited, signed edition.

    Jackson, CA: Cenotto Publications, (2006). SIGNED first edition - The third (and hardest to find) volume in this series of books which Include both stories of the history of this California county, located in the central Mother Lode, where gold was first discovered in California, and attempts to tie them into current physical locations and buildings. Includes sections on Old Abe the Cannon, early county days, some Amador people and Amador hamlets. #180 out of 500 copies. SIGNED on the title page. Large format, illustrated throughout with vintage photographs, Index. xii, 260 pp. Each book stands alone, with different stories in each volume. ISBN: 978-0938121169.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 77172
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  • LOGAN'S ALLEY: Amador County Yesterdays in Picture and Prose, Volume II. by Cenotto, Larry.
    Cenotto, Larry.
    LOGAN'S ALLEY: Amador County Yesterdays in Picture and Prose, Volume II.

    Edition: First edition.

    Jackson, CA: Cenotto Publications, 1988. SIGNED first edition - The second volume in this series of books which include both stories of the history of this California county, located in the central Mother Lode, where gold was first discovered in California, and attempts to tie them into current physical locations and buildings. Includes sections on Volcano and upcountry, historic hamlets along the Gold Highway, Pine Woods and Sutter Creek, and Jackson. SIGNED and dated on the title page. Large format, illustrated throughout with vintage photographs and maps Notes, index. 316 pp. Each book stands alone, with different stories in each volume. ISBN: 0-938121146.

    Condition: Near fine in orange illustrated wrappers (upper corner slightly bumped).

    Book ID: 77171
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  • LOGAN'S ALLEY: Amador County Yesterdays in Picture and Prose, Volume I. by Cenotto, Larry.
    Cenotto, Larry.
    LOGAN'S ALLEY: Amador County Yesterdays in Picture and Prose, Volume I.

    Edition: First edition.

    Jackson, CA: Cenotto Publications, 1988. SIGNED first edition - The first volume in this series of books which include both stories of the history of this California county, located in the central Mother Lode, where gold was first discovered in California, and attempts to tie them into current physical locations and buildings. Includes sections early Calaveras and Amador, the gold mines, newspapers, hanging trees and gallows, Carson Pass and the westerly valleys. SIGNED and dated on the title page. Large format, illustrated throughout with vintage photographs and maps Notes, index. 288 pp. Each book stands alone, with different stories in each volume. ISBN: 0-938121030.

    Condition: Very near fine in orange illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 77170
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  • LOGAN'S ALLEY: Amador County Yesterdays in Picture and Prose, Volume V. by Cenotto, Larry.
    Cenotto, Larry.
    LOGAN'S ALLEY: Amador County Yesterdays in Picture and Prose, Volume V.

    Edition: Limited, signed edition.

    Jackson, CA: Cenotto Publications, (2006). SIGNED first edition - The final volume in this series of books which Include both stories of the history of this California county, located in the central Mother Lode, where gold was first discovered in California, and attempts to tie them into current physical locations and buildings. Includes sections on the Mokelumne River to Jackson, Ione and environs, Martell and Sutter Creek, and Amador City. #209 out of 750 copies. SIGNED on the title page. Large format, illustrated throughout with vintage photographs, Index. x, 338 pp. Each book stands alone, with different stories in each volume. ISBN: 978-0938121169.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 77169
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  • WATERSHED. by Everett, Percival.
    Everett, Percival.
    WATERSHED.

    Edition: First printing.

    Saint Paul, MN: Graywolf Press, 1996. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fascinating novel about a confrontation with the FBI on a reservation somwhere north of Denver. A mystery featuring an African American hydrologist who becomes involved because he gave a ride to Louise Yellow Calf, who was hitching on a deserted, snowy road. Interspersed with the story are quotes from old treaties and documents which vividly portray this country's racial history. Dj blurbs from Rick Bass and Madison Smartt Bell. A very different novel by this African American writer, who is not as widely read as he should be. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 1-55597-2373.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 77154
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  • A VERY PRIVATE ENTERPRISE. by Ironside, Elizabeth (pseudonym of Lady Catherine Manning)
    Ironside, Elizabeth (pseudonym of Lady Catherine Manning)
    A VERY PRIVATE ENTERPRISE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1984) dj. Hardcover first edition - The uncommon hardcover edition of this author's first book - a mystery involving the theft of Tibet antiques and the murder of a collector, set in New Delhi. The author was a British "diplomatic spouse" who hid her identity for many years. Winner of the CWA Creasey award for Best First Crime Novel of the Year. Glossary. 255 pp. ISBN: 0-340352698.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (toning to the pages as is usually found in inexpensively produced UK editions)

    Book ID: 77134
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  • DEATH AT CHARITY'S POINT. by Tapply, William.
    Tapply, William.
    DEATH AT CHARITY'S POINT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1984) dj. Hardcover first edition - His first novel introducing Boston attorney Brady Coyne, who has a reputation for discretion and so he is asked to investigate a death caused by a fall from a cliff top - a possible suicide or was it murder? Winner of the Scribner Crime Novel Award. 213 pp. ISBN: 0-684180561.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (some rubbing to back cover of dj)

    Book ID: 77133
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  • THE FLOWER MASTER. by Massey, Sujata.
    Massey, Sujata.
    THE FLOWER MASTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third mystery featuring a savy young Japanese American woman, an antique dealer and sometimes sleuth, Rei Shimura, set in modern Tokyo. SIGNED and dated in the year of publication on the title page. This is the first title in the series to be published in hardcover. 335 pp. ISBN: 0-06-6212960.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 77131
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  • THE SEDUCTION OF WATER. by Goodman, Carol.
    Goodman, Carol.
    THE SEDUCTION OF WATER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2003.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, one that 'skilfully weaves dark fairy tale themes into a modern web of intrigue,' as a daughter searches both for the truth about her mother's life and a missing manuscript. SIGNED on the title page. Winner of the Dashiell Hammett award. 356 pp. ISBN: 0-345-450906.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 77130
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  • THE LAKE OF DEAD LANGUAGES. by Goodman, Carol.
    Goodman, Carol.
    THE LAKE OF DEAD LANGUAGES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set at a lakeside school in the Adirondacks. SIGNED on the title page. 390 pp. ISBN: 0-345-450906.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 77128
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  • THE LAST CASTRATO. by Hill, John Spencer.
    Hill, John Spencer.
    THE LAST CASTRATO.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Constable & Co., Ltd. (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first novel in the Mystery of Florence series, introducing Detective Inspector Carli Arbatl. SIGNED by the author on the title page. 269 pp. ISBN: 0-094739900.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (light toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 77126
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  • Delving, Michael (pseudonym of Jay Williams)
    SMILING THE BOY FELL DEAD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1967) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first mystery introducing American rare book dealer Dave Cannon who travels to a small English village in search of a medieval manuscript, only to find himself alone and suspected of murder. 214 pp.

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (slight spine slant, edgewear to dj)

    Book ID: 77125
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  • CATNAP: A Midnight Louie Mystery. by Douglas, Carole Nelson.
    Douglas, Carole Nelson.
    CATNAP: A Midnight Louie Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1992) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery introducing Ms Temple Barr, a 29 year old public relations freelancer in Las Vegas and the 18 lb jet black tomcat called Midnight Louie, who gets to tell his side of the story. This opens with a murder at the ABA. INSCRIBED on the title page with the words "The first Louie! Very best fishes! with Louie's paw print drawn under the signature. 241 pp. ISBN: 0-312852177.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77123
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  • Kijewski, Karen
    KATWALK

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1989) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first book - the mystery that introduced Sacramento PI Kat Colorado. Winner of the Anthony Award for Best First Mystery Novel. SIGNED and dated in the year of publication on title page. As the series grows, Kijeski continues to become more popular, and copies of the earlier books, which were printed in relatively small quantities become harder to find. 232 pp. ISBN: 0-312-029691.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77122
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  • KATWALK by Kijewski, Karen
    Kijewski, Karen
    KATWALK

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, 1989. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first book - the mystery that introduced Sacramento PI Kat Colorado. Winner of the Anthony Award for Best First Mystery Novel. SIGNED on title page. As the series grows, Kijeski continues to become more popular, and copies of the earlier books, which were printed in relatively small quantities become harder to find. ISBN: 0-312-029691.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77121
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  • Kijewski, Karen
    KATWALK

    Edition: First UK edition.

    London: Macmillan, (1989) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first novel - introduces Kat Colorado, and winner of the best first Private Eye novel contest in 1989 and the Anthony Award for best first mystery novel. This edition is of interest because of the error on the dj, where the author's name is shown with the middle initial "J" (not hers, according to Kijewski.) SIGNED on the title page. 232 pp. ISBN: 0-333517911.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 77119
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  • THE KILLINGS AT BADGER'S DRIFT. by Graham, Caroline.
    Graham, Caroline.
    THE KILLINGS AT BADGER'S DRIFT.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Bethesda, MD: Adler & Adler, (1988) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first mystery featuring Detective Chief Inspector Barnaby, set in a small English village where a well-liked 87 year old spinster has been found dead. Basis for first episode in the long-running televison series, Midsomer Murders (in this book, Barnaby is "Tom") . 264 pp. Dust jacket by Bascove. ISBN: 0-712617442.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 77117
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  • FUNERAL MUSIC. by Joss, Morag.
    Joss, Morag.
    FUNERAL MUSIC.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, featuring cellist Sara Selkirk who is drawn into the investigation of a murder in the famous Roman Baths which gave Bath, England its name. SIGNED on the title page. 280 pp. ISBN: 0-340718455.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (appears unread but with usual toning to the pages).

    Book ID: 77115
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  • Rozan, S. J.
    CONCOURSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1994) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second book in the award-winning mystery series featuring Lydia Chin and Bill Smith, who are investigating the beating death of a security guard at the Bronx Home for the Aged. INSCRIBED by Rozan on the title page with a blue stamp of a snake below her signature. 280 pp. ISBN: 0-312134533.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77111
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  • THE EYRE AFFAIR. by Fforde, Jasper.
    Fforde, Jasper.
    THE EYRE AFFAIR.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An eccentric and clever bibliomystery - the first featuring Special Operative Thursday Next, a literary detective, whose job is to keep characters in books from being stolen. Set in "1985 Great Britain where time travel is routine, cloning is reality and literature is taken very, very seriously." SIGNED and dated in the year of publication on the title page. 376 pp. ISBN: 0-670030643.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 77110
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  • CHINA TRADE. by Rozan, S. J.
    Rozan, S. J.
    CHINA TRADE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1994) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first book in the award-winning mystery series featuring Lydia Chin and Bill Smith. "Lydia Chin, a Chinese American private investigator living in New York City's Chinatown. When the Chinatown Museum is robbed of a set of rare porcelains, the chair of the board of directors calls in her friend Lydia, despite the opposition of Lydia's brother, Tim, a board member embarrassed by his sister's occupation (not suitable for a respectable Chinese woman) and afraid that her failure to solve the crime will make him lose face. Working with her sometime partner Bill Smith, Lydia finds a connection between the shadowy underworld of the tongs (Chinese gangs) and…

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    New York: St Martin's, (1994) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first book in the award-winning mystery series featuring Lydia Chin and Bill Smith. "Lydia Chin, a Chinese American private investigator living in New York City's Chinatown. When the Chinatown Museum is robbed of a set of rare porcelains, the chair of the board of directors calls in her friend Lydia, despite the opposition of Lydia's brother, Tim, a board member embarrassed by his sister's occupation (not suitable for a respectable Chinese woman) and afraid that her failure to solve the crime will make him lose face. Working with her sometime partner Bill Smith, Lydia finds a connection between the shadowy underworld of the tongs (Chinese gangs) and the black market in stolen art, which leads in turn to violence and danger--definitely unsuitable surroundings in the eyes of Lydia's family." SIGNED by Rozan on the title page with her Chinese stamp below her signature. 263 pp. ISBN: 0-312112548.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77109
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  • NO SIGN OF MURDER by Russell, Alan
    Russell, Alan
    NO SIGN OF MURDER

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (1990.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first mystery and the first featuring private investigator Stuart Winter who is hired to find a beautiful deaf young woman, one who had been involved in a project to teach gorillas to sign. Set in San Francisco. SIGNED on the title page. 174 pp. ISBN: 0-8027-57677.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77108
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  • DEATH TURNS A TRICK. by Smith, Julie.
    Smith, Julie.
    DEATH TURNS A TRICK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (1982.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first novel introducting San Francisco lawyer Rebecca Schwartz who thought it would be a lark to play the piano at a party in a feminist co-op bordello - until the cops raid the place and a body turns up in her apartment. INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in 1986. 174 pp. ISBN: 0-8027-54821.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (some wear to ends of spine of dj).

    Book ID: 77107
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  • AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY DEATH. by Dunlap, Susan
    Dunlap, Susan
    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY DEATH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1984) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's second book, and the first Vejay Haskell mystery, set in the Russian River area of the Mendocino coast north of San Francisco. SIGNED on the title page.184 pp. ISBN: 0-312-257759.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 77105
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  • PICTURE MISS SEETON. by Carvic, Heron (Geoffrey Rupert William Harris, 1913-1980)
    Carvic, Heron (Geoffrey Rupert William Harris, 1913-1980)
    PICTURE MISS SEETON.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Geoffrey Bles, (1968) dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel by this English actor, and the first in the still popular Miss Seeton series. "When we are first introduced to Miss Seeton, she is an accident-prone middle-aged arts teacher at private school in London. She recently inherited the Sweetbriars cottage in Plummergen, Kent, which she uses as a getaway from the bustling life in London. With her exceptional skills at drawing sketches that portend or predict the future and the past, she often gets embroiled in mayhem, drugs, and murder. Nonetheless, she only has her umbrella as a tool and weapon for any emergencies, though she is quite the match for anyone that would take her on. Alongside…

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    London: Geoffrey Bles, (1968) dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel by this English actor, and the first in the still popular Miss Seeton series. "When we are first introduced to Miss Seeton, she is an accident-prone middle-aged arts teacher at private school in London. She recently inherited the Sweetbriars cottage in Plummergen, Kent, which she uses as a getaway from the bustling life in London. With her exceptional skills at drawing sketches that portend or predict the future and the past, she often gets embroiled in mayhem, drugs, and murder. Nonetheless, she only has her umbrella as a tool and weapon for any emergencies, though she is quite the match for anyone that would take her on. Alongside Mrs. Seeton is Scotland Yards Superintendent Delphick, who has been nicknamed the Oracle, and his sidekick Detective Sergeant Bob Ranger." Miss Seeton is the universal maiden aunt, a believer in high standards - and a slightly younger and more unconventional version of Miss Marple, and the books as a whole are more satiric and darker than one would expect. 224 pp. Dust jacket design by Kaye Bellman. ISBN: 0-713802103.

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    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Original price of 18s net still present.

    Book ID: 77104
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  • McDermid, Val.
    COMMON MURDER.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    London: Women's Press. (1989). SIGNED first edition - Second novel featuring journalist Lindsay Gordan, set at a peacecamp on Brownlow Common. SIGNED on the title page. 195 pp plus ads. ISBN: 0-704342065.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (usual toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 77102
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  • REPORT FOR MURDER. by McDermid, Val.
    McDermid, Val.
    REPORT FOR MURDER.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    London: Women's Press. (1987). SIGNED first edition - True first edition of the author's first book introducing Lindsay Gordan, a journalist and strong feminist and a lesbian, who is sent to cover a music festival at an exclusive girls', but moments before she is to appear, the star cellist is found murdered, and Lindsay's friend Paddy, a housemistress at the school, is arrested. SIGNED on the title page. 196 pp plus ads. ISBN: 0-704340801.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (name on front endpaper, pages are unusually white)

    Book ID: 77101
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  • Cornwell, Bernard.
    THE WARLORD CHRONICLES: 3 Novels of Arthur: The Winter King,Enemy of God and Excalibur (3 volumes)

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - A complete set of the three volumes published between 1995 and 1998 in this epic trilogy on the life of King Arthur. This series "introduces us to an Arthur who is both utterly convincing and a true hero: a man of honor, loyalty, and amazing valor; a man who loves Guinevere more passionately than he should; a man whose life is at once tragic and triumphant." Each includes list of characters. Map endpapers. Author's note. 435, 397 and 436 pp. ISBN: 0-312-144474.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 77087
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  • THE WINTER KING: A Novel of Arthur : The Warlord Chronicles: I. by Cornwell, Bernard.
    Cornwell, Bernard.
    THE WINTER KING: A Novel of Arthur : The Warlord Chronicles: I.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel in his epic trilogy on the life of King Arthur. "The Winter King introduces us to an Arthur who is both utterly convincing and a true hero: a man of honor, loyalty, and amazing valor; a man who loves Guinevere more passionately than he should; a man whose life is at once tragic and triumphant." List of characters. Map endpapers. 431 pp. ISBN: 0-312-144474.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 77086
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  • ENEMY OF GOD: A Novel of Arthur : The Warlord Chronicles: II. by Cornwell, Bernard.
    Cornwell, Bernard.
    ENEMY OF GOD: A Novel of Arthur : The Warlord Chronicles: II.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second novel in his epic trilogy on the life of King Arthur. This series "introduces us to an Arthur who is both utterly convincing and a true hero: a man of honor, loyalty, and amazing valor; a man who loves Guinevere more passionately than he should; a man whose life is at once tragic and triumphant." List of characters. Map endpapers. Author's note. 397 pp. ISBN: 0-312-155239.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 77085
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  • EXCALIBUR: A Novel of Arthur : The Warlord Chronicles: III. by Cornwell, Bernard.
    Cornwell, Bernard.
    EXCALIBUR: A Novel of Arthur : The Warlord Chronicles: III.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The final volume in his epic trilogy on the life of King Arthur. This series "introduces us to an Arthur who is both utterly convincing and a true hero: a man of honor, loyalty, and amazing valor; a man who loves Guinevere more passionately than he should; a man whose life is at once tragic and triumphant." List of characters. Map endpapers. Historical note. 436 pp. ISBN: 0-312185758.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 77084
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  • THE FRIENDS OF EDDIE COYLE. by Higgins, George V. (1939-1999)
    Higgins, George V. (1939-1999)
    THE FRIENDS OF EDDIE COYLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first book by this Assistant US Attorney, one of the best novels ever written about life in the mob (in this case, the Boston mob.) "Eddie Coyle and his 'friends' - people he can trade in for his own life and who can kill him for theirs - are hoods. If the 'wise guys' - the syndicate wheels who sometimes surface in Eddie's world to give an order - are the same as executives, then henpecked, worried Eddie Coyle is the working stiff of crime." Basis for the 1973 film directed by Peter Yates and starring Robert Mitchum and Peter Boyle .In the second state light blue cloth binding. 183 pp. Dustjacket by Hal Siegel. ISBN: 0-394-473272.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (hint of spine slant, usual light toning to pages and sunning to edges of boards)

    Book ID: 77082
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  • FEAR OF THE DARK by Haywood, Gar Anthony
    Haywood, Gar Anthony
    FEAR OF THE DARK

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Press, (1988) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - African American mystery writer's first book, set in Los Angeles and introducing Aaron Gunner. Winner of the Private Eye Writers of American Best First Private Eye novel contest. SIGNED by author on title page. 185 pp. ISBN: 0-312-017960.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 77081
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  • SAVAGE SEASON. by Lansdale, Joe.
    Lansdale, Joe.
    SAVAGE SEASON.

    Edition: First printing in hardcover.

    Shingletown, CA: Mark V. Ziesing, (1990) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A "spectacular shoot-em-up, pedal-to-the-metal" hunt for buried treasure. The first Hap and Leonard novel, set in Texas. SIGNED on the half title page. 178 pp. ISBN: 0-929480-538.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77079
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  • Butters, Dorothy Gilman (1923-2012)
    CARNIVAL GYPSY.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1950). Hardcover - A rather hard-to-find young adult novel by this author who is best known for the Mrs Polifax mysteries which she wrote under Dorothy Gilman. Kirkus Review stated that ""the book sparkles with atmospheric 'carny' talk and adventures. Fifteen-year-old Capri and her mother, Francia Maccomb, vivacious former-star of vaudeville, choose to sell the farm left to them by Uncle Shie, Francia's partner, and to keep his carnival. Eventually, despite underhanded machinations of the show's former manager to destroy the show, rackets which creep in, and Francia's attempts to protect her daughter from show business, the show is at last reorganized with new acts and a happy, loyal company. Capri finds new friends,…

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    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1950). Hardcover - A rather hard-to-find young adult novel by this author who is best known for the Mrs Polifax mysteries which she wrote under Dorothy Gilman. Kirkus Review stated that ""the book sparkles with atmospheric 'carny' talk and adventures. Fifteen-year-old Capri and her mother, Francia Maccomb, vivacious former-star of vaudeville, choose to sell the farm left to them by Uncle Shie, Francia's partner, and to keep his carnival. Eventually, despite underhanded machinations of the show's former manager to destroy the show, rackets which creep in, and Francia's attempts to protect her daughter from show business, the show is at last reorganized with new acts and a happy, loyal company. Capri finds new friends, a new step-father, and wins the approval of her mother for sharing the exciting carnival life. This is a warm-hearted yarn with an appealing mother-daughter relationship and the never-failing fascination of show business." A title in the Starlight Novels series. 217 pp.

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    Condition: Very good in rust colored boards, no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77078
    Keywords: Young adult books
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  • GATHERING BLUE. by Lowry, Lois.
    Lowry, Lois.
    GATHERING BLUE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Young adult novel set in the future by this award-winning writer. "Left orphaned and physically flawed in a civilization that shuns and discards the weak, Kira faces a frighteningly uncertain future. . . [this book] challenges readers to think about community, creativity and the values they have learned to accept." SIGNED by Lowry on a bookplate on the front endpaper. The second book in the quartet which began with the Newbery award winning book 'The Giver.' 215 pp. Original dust jacket design by Kathy Black. ISBN: 0-618-055819.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77065
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  • THE GRAVEYARD POSITION. by Barnard, Robert.
    Barnard, Robert.
    THE GRAVEYARD POSITION.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Allison & Busby, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An exceptionally enjoyable book by Barnard - After a twenty-year absence, Merlyn Cantelo returns to Leeds to attend his Aunt Clarissa's funeral - whose heir he is. For various reasons, his disfunctional family does not welcome him, and his life is threatened. One review commented that "Barnard's novels may be traditional, but they are certainly not tired. His latest Police Sergeant Charlie Peace tale is a fresh take on family inheritance, at the same time exhibiting all the author's greatly appreciated traits, including charm, wit, and excellent pacing." SIGNED on the title page. 251 pp. ISBN: 978-0749083267.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76971
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  • HORIZON. by Lopez, Barry.
    Lopez, Barry.
    HORIZON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2019. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A book by this National Book Award-winning author which takes us "from pole to pole - from modern megacities to some of the most remote regions on the earth - -and across decades of lived experience. . a book that moves indelibly, immersively, through his travels to six regions of the world: from Western Oregon to the High Arctic; from the Galpagos to the Kenyan desert; from Botany Bay in Australia to finally, unforgettably, the ice shelves of Antarctica." SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Notes, selected bibliography, index. xiv, 572 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 978-0394585826.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 76803
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  • EMPEROR NORTON OF SAN FRANCISCO. by Kramer, William M.
    Kramer, William M.
    EMPEROR NORTON OF SAN FRANCISCO.

    Edition: Limited edition.

    Los Angeles: Westland Printing Company, (1974). Hardcover first edition - Even in a city known for its characters, Joshua Abraham Norton (1818 - 1880) stood out - in 1859 he proclaimed himself "Norton I, Emperor of the United States" and later he added "Protector of Mexico" to his titles. While he had no formal political power. he was treated deferentially in San Francisco, and currency issued in his name was honored in the establishments that he frequented. Among his numerous decrees were those calling for the construction of a bridge and tunnel crossing San Francisco Bay to connect San Francisco with Oakland. Illustrated with a frontispiece and 5 plates. One of only 300 copies. 66 pp.

    Condition: Fine in purple cloth boards with gilt lettering on the spine.

    Book ID: 76799
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  • AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE. by Jones, Tayari.
    Jones, Tayari.
    AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE.

    Edition: First thus (full number line, but Oprah logo on dust jacket)

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, (2018) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Jones' acclaimed fourth novel - praise from Michael Chabon, Amy Bloom and Tom Perrotta who says that this "asks hard questions about injustice and betrayal, and answers them with a heartbreaking and genuinely suspenseful love story in which nobody's wrong and everybody's wounded. Tayari Jones has written a complex and important novel about people trapped in a tragic situation, struggling to reconcile their responsibilities and desires." SIGNED on the title page. 308 pp. ISBN: 978-1616208776.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket

    Book ID: 76790
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  • STUMP RANCH PIONEER. by Davis, Nelle Portrey.
    Davis, Nelle Portrey.
    STUMP RANCH PIONEER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dodd, Mead, 1942. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An uncommon account of one family's journey to the Northwest and the panhandle of Idaho. Driven from their Colorado sheep farm after a long struggle with the dust-bowl conditions of the late 1930s, Nelle Davis and her husband migrated, with their two children, to the second growth forests of northern Idaho to begin again as stump ranch farmers. SIGNED on the front endpaper with the word "sincerely." Synopsis from the dust jacket has been pasted onto the first blank page. 245 pp.

    Condition: From a school library with a donation bookplate on the front endpaper, several stamps, remnants of a pocket. Front hinge is cracking, and some fraying to the fore-edge of the front cover, but otherwise tight and clean, no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76776
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  • THE MILLION DOLLAR WOUND. by Collins, Max Allan.
    Collins, Max Allan.
    THE MILLION DOLLAR WOUND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1986). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third novel in his award-winning series featuring private investigator Nate Heller. "In 1942, Chicago P.I. Nate Heller and his childhood pal, boxer Barney Ross, join the Marines and see bloody action together at Guadalcanal. Upon his return to gangland Chicago, the shell-shocked Heller - more dangerous than ever - is thrust into the midst of an inter-gang war to depose Capone's successor Frank Nitti, whose minions are infiltrating Hollywood movie unions." SIGNED by the author in full on the title page and INSCRIBED on the front endpaper and signed "M.A. C. " Illustrated with photographs. Author's note. 336 pp. ISBN: 0-312532520.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76718
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  • THE WIZARD OF OZ: A Hallmark King-Size Pop-Up Book. by Baum, L. Frank; Retold By Edward Cunningham.
    Baum, L. Frank; Retold By Edward Cunningham.
    THE WIZARD OF OZ: A Hallmark King-Size Pop-Up Book.

    Edition: First or early edition.

    Kansas City: Hallmark, nd [1974]. Hardcover - A king size pop-up version of L. Frank Baum's The Wizard of Oz. "Retold by Edward Cunningham with charming illustrations by Pat Paris. Multi-dimensional pages and action surprises by Dick Dudley. More Story, More Pages, More Pop-Up Fun Than Ever!" Hardcover with 5 double page pop-ups and one page with a pull tab feature. All of the pop-ups are intact and fully working. No indication of edition in the book.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated green boards.

    Book ID: 76697
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  • THE MARVELLOUS LAND OF OZ. by Baum, L. Frank
    Baum, L. Frank
    THE MARVELLOUS LAND OF OZ.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York & London: Dutton / J M Dent & Sons Ltd, (1969) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second book in the Oz series, originally published in 1904, and the first printing of this edition which features a frontispiece and three internal full-page color illustrations and 47 black and white drawings by B. S. Biro. The special design of red and cream illustrated boards and endpapers was by Alexander H. Williamson. Number 78 in the C.I.C. (Children's Illustrated Classics) series. 164 pp plus 4 pp of ads for other books in this series. ISBN: 0-460050788.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (some foxing to the top edge of the textblock)

    Book ID: 76691
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  • PIONEER STORIES OF FURNAS COUNTY NEBRASKA. by Furnas County Centennial Committee.
    Furnas County Centennial Committee.
    PIONEER STORIES OF FURNAS COUNTY NEBRASKA.

    Edition: Reissue.

    Nebraska, Furnas County Centennial Committee, (1967). Hardcover - Originally published in 1914, this contains stories from 32 early settlers as compiled from the files of the Beaver City Times-Tribune. Reissued with a new introduction by the Centennial Committee. Illustrated throughout with photographs. 212 pp.

    Condition: Very good in sturdy blue cloth with gilt lettering - a tight and clean copy. Uncommon.

    Book ID: 77052
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  • SLEEPING DOG. by Lochte, Dick.
    Lochte, Dick.
    SLEEPING DOG.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Arbor House, (1985.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, introducing private detective Leo Bloodworth and fourteen year old Serendipity Dahlquist, Set in Los Angeles. SIGNED on the title page. Winner of the Nero Award. 273 pp. ISBN: 0-87795-738x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77040
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  • BEACH MUSIC. by Conroy, Pat.
    Conroy, Pat.
    BEACH MUSIC.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (1995). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Southern author's sixth book - an epic story of the secrets that haunt generations, set in South Carolina and in Rome. SIGNED on the title page. 628 pp. ISBN: 0-385413041.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 77025
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  • BITTERROOT. by Burke, James Lee
    Burke, James Lee
    BITTERROOT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 3rd book in the series featuring attorney and former Texas ranger Billy Bob Holland: in this one, he goes to the Montana Big Sky country for some fishing and ends up helping out an old friend. SIGNED on the title page. 334 pp. ISBN: 0-7432-04832.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77024
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  • ANGELS AND INSECTS. by Byatt, A. S.
    Byatt, A. S.
    ANGELS AND INSECTS.

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Chatto & Windus, 1992. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - True 1st of this collection of 2 novellas, one of which was the basis for the recent movie. SIGNED by author. Illustrated with chapter headings and endpieces. 290 pp. ISBN: 0-701137177.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77019
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  • PRINCE OF TIDES. by Conroy, Pat.
    Conroy, Pat.
    PRINCE OF TIDES.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel set in New York City and in the lowcountry of South Carolina. Basis for the movie of the same name, and one of his most popular books. SIGNED on the title page. 567 pp. ISBN: 0-395-353009.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (some light staining and soiling to edges of textblock, a bit of crinkling to top edge of textblock - a copy which has been read, but which is still a straight copy, unclipped dj, no writing or marks in the book)

    Book ID: 77017
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  • THE DJINN IN THE NIGHTINGALE'S EYE: Five Fairy Stories. by Byatt, A. S.
    Byatt, A. S.
    THE DJINN IN THE NIGHTINGALE'S EYE: Five Fairy Stories.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Random House, (1994) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Enchanting fairy tales for adults. SIGNED on the title page by the author. ISBN: 0-679-420088.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 77016
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  • THE BIOGRAPHER'S TALE. by Byatt, A. S.
    Byatt, A. S.
    THE BIOGRAPHER'S TALE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel about literary sleuthing by this Booker Prize winning author - it tells the "story of Phineas G. Nanson, a disenchanted young graduate student who decides to escape the world of postmodern literary theory and immerse himself in the messiness of 'real life' by writing a biography of a great biographer.. . But Phineas quickly discovers that facts can be unreliable, and a 'whole life' hard to find. . . . Phineas tracks his subjects' journeys to the deserts of Africa and the maelstroms of the Arctic in a series of adventures that are by turns intellectual and comic, scientific and erotic." SIGNED on the title page. 305 pp. ISBN: 0-375411143.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77014
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • THE FIELD OF BLOOD. by Mina, Denise.
    Mina, Denise.
    THE FIELD OF BLOOD.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Bantam, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 5th novel by this exceptionally good writer, one who writes complex and satifsfying mysteries, with very real characters. SIGNED on the title page. The first book in the Paddy Meehan series, this is set in Glasgow in 1981 and features a young Irish girl who has a job as a 'gofer' for the newspaper, but is determined to be a journalist herself. I cannot describe Mina's appeal as a writer better than Michael Connelly did when her said "[Her] work is really quite wonderful. She has an original voice, rough-and-tumble one moment, heart-touching the next. She paints a big picture with the subtleties of true life. It took only…

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    London: Bantam, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 5th novel by this exceptionally good writer, one who writes complex and satifsfying mysteries, with very real characters. SIGNED on the title page. The first book in the Paddy Meehan series, this is set in Glasgow in 1981 and features a young Irish girl who has a job as a 'gofer' for the newspaper, but is determined to be a journalist herself. I cannot describe Mina's appeal as a writer better than Michael Connelly did when her said "[Her] work is really quite wonderful. She has an original voice, rough-and-tumble one moment, heart-touching the next. She paints a big picture with the subtleties of true life. It took only one book for me to become a fan." Barry award for best British crime novel. 360 pp. ISBN: 0-593050975.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77012
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  • MECCA, MALIBU STORIES, STEAMING & DUENDE (set of 4 books) by Rawley, Donald (1987-1998)
    Rawley, Donald (1987-1998)
    MECCA, MALIBU STORIES, STEAMING & DUENDE (set of 4 books)

    Edition: First printing, trade paperback s.

    Houston, TX:' Black Tie Press, 1991-1994. First edition - A set of 4 of Rowley's books of poetry, including his first 2 published works - his obituary after his death from AIDS at only 40 noted that "Donald Rawley was very, very good at entrances and at exits - in real life and in his writing. He first came to public attention as a writer of humid and verdant poetry. His five collections - Duende, Sirens, Steaming, Malibu Stories and Mecca - garnered him several awards, much critical praise and a fan-base that above all loved to hear these poems performed, with Rawley commanding the stage like a ringmaster"

    Condition: Very good in wrappers

    Book ID: 76798
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  • LOYALTY. by Thoft, Ingrid.
    Thoft, Ingrid.
    LOYALTY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2013) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Set in Boston, this is the author's first novel, introducing private investigator Fina Ludlow, the black sheep of a dysfunctional family of attorneys, who is retained by her family's firm as an investigator after she drops out of law school. SIGNED on the title page. Nominated for the Shamus award. 405 pp. ISBN: 978-0399162121.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76989
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  • THE GOLDFINCH. by Tartt, Donna.
    Tartt, Donna.
    THE GOLDFINCH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2013) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's third novel, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for 2014 and the basis for the film of the same name. Full number line beginning with a '1", no award sticker on dust jacket. 771 pp. ISBN: 978-0316055437.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Original price of 30.00 on dj flap.

    Book ID: 76986
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  • WE ARE ALL COMPLETELY BESIDE OURSELVES. by Fowler, Karen Joy.
    Fowler, Karen Joy.
    WE ARE ALL COMPLETELY BESIDE OURSELVES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Putnam, (2013). SIGNED first edition - Fowler's tenth novel, one which Barbara Kingsolver called "a novel so readably juicy and surreptitiously smart, it deserves all the attention it can get." The novel was shortlisted for the Booker Award, the first American novel to be on that list. Liz Jensen in her Guardian review said "While one family's breakdown, rooted in an act of injustice, forms the bedrock of this astonishing work, the novel's real triumph is that the repercussions of the Cooke parents' broken pact with their chimpanzee child extend, by association, to the family of man and its dysfunctional relationship with the entire zoosphere. Many a novel has devoted itself to exploring variations of Larkin's lament…

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    New York: Putnam, (2013). SIGNED first edition - Fowler's tenth novel, one which Barbara Kingsolver called "a novel so readably juicy and surreptitiously smart, it deserves all the attention it can get." The novel was shortlisted for the Booker Award, the first American novel to be on that list. Liz Jensen in her Guardian review said "While one family's breakdown, rooted in an act of injustice, forms the bedrock of this astonishing work, the novel's real triumph is that the repercussions of the Cooke parents' broken pact with their chimpanzee child extend, by association, to the family of man and its dysfunctional relationship with the entire zoosphere. Many a novel has devoted itself to exploring variations of Larkin's lament about what mums and dads do to their kids. But if any other book has done it as exhilaratingly as the achingly funny, deeply serious heart-breaker that is Fowler's 10th novel, and made it ring true for the whole of mankind, I've yet to read it. This is a moral comedy to shout about from the treetops." SIGNED on the title page. 308 pp.

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    Condition: Near fine in glossy white wrappers (some toning to edges of textblock). An uncommon advance issue, and especially so signed.

    Book ID: 76980
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  • Hurston, Zora Neale; adapted by George C Wolfe.
    SPUNK: Three Tales by Zora Neale Hurston

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Theatre Communications Group, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - A stage adaptation of 3 of Hurston's short stories, including music for the original country -blues songs composed by Chic Street Man. Illustrated with photographs from the first productions. 110 pp. ISBN: 1-559360232.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 76977
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  • THE LAST TRAIN TO LONDON. by Clayton, Meg Waite .
    Clayton, Meg Waite .
    THE LAST TRAIN TO LONDON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2019) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel set in the years just before World War II, based on the true story of the Kindertransport rescue of ten thousand children from Nazi-occupied Europe - and of one brave woman who helped them escape. "Truus Wijsmuller, a childless Dutchwoman, risks her life to smuggle children out of Nazi-occupied lands to the nations that will take them. . . . Tante Truus, as she is known, is determined to save as many children as she can. After Britain passes a measure to take in young refugees from the German Reich, she dares to approach Adolf Eichmann, the man who would later help devise the 'Final Solution to…

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    New York: Harper Collins, (2019) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel set in the years just before World War II, based on the true story of the Kindertransport rescue of ten thousand children from Nazi-occupied Europe - and of one brave woman who helped them escape. "Truus Wijsmuller, a childless Dutchwoman, risks her life to smuggle children out of Nazi-occupied lands to the nations that will take them. . . . Tante Truus, as she is known, is determined to save as many children as she can. After Britain passes a measure to take in young refugees from the German Reich, she dares to approach Adolf Eichmann, the man who would later help devise the 'Final Solution to the Jewish Question.' Truus then sets off in a race against time to lead hundreds of children on a perilous journey to freedom." SIGNED on the title page. Author's note. 451 pp. ISBN: 978-0062946935.

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    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 76976
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  • Kirk, Russell (1918-1994)
    LORD OF THE DARK HOLLOW.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1979) dj. A literary horror story in the vein of Charles Williams featuring characters who "take their names from the works of T. S. Eliot and find themselves in the decaying house of Balgrummo Lodging in Edinburghan atmospheric setting reminiscent of a classic murder mystery. . . Their common purpose is to join their occult leader, Mr. Apollinax, in a purgatorial labyrinth of tunnels beneath the ancient house. There they will participate in a ceremony of necromancy that mocks the Ash Wednesday rite, the crucifixion, and the resurrection; a reversal of Christian doctrines and rituals that Apollinaxs followers believe will bring liberation and universal happiness 'through the removal of repression and inhibition.'" Except that in…

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    New York: St Martin's, (1979) dj. A literary horror story in the vein of Charles Williams featuring characters who "take their names from the works of T. S. Eliot and find themselves in the decaying house of Balgrummo Lodging in Edinburghan atmospheric setting reminiscent of a classic murder mystery. . . Their common purpose is to join their occult leader, Mr. Apollinax, in a purgatorial labyrinth of tunnels beneath the ancient house. There they will participate in a ceremony of necromancy that mocks the Ash Wednesday rite, the crucifixion, and the resurrection; a reversal of Christian doctrines and rituals that Apollinaxs followers believe will bring liberation and universal happiness 'through the removal of repression and inhibition.'" Except that in this case, the Timeless Moment is a Black Mass with the baby of one of characters as the human sacrifice. Although Kirk wrote several horror novels and ghost stories, he is best known for his 1953 book "The Conservative Mind" where his conservatism was grounded in tradition, political philosophy and his religious faith rather than in libertarianism and free market economics. 336 pp. ISBN: 0-312498446.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (small spot in front gutter, a bit of wear at the ends of the dj spine.) Rather hard to find, especially in this condition.

    Book ID: 76786
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  • BIG FROG CAN'T FIT IN. by Willems, Mo; Paper engineering by Bruce Foster.
    Willems, Mo; Paper engineering by Bruce Foster.
    BIG FROG CAN'T FIT IN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Disney / Hyperion, 2009. Hardcover first edition - Mo Willem's first pop-up book. "Big Frog is big. Quite big. So big this book can't hold her. But with a lot of help from some good friends, Big Frog will fit in just fine!" Paper engineering by Bruce Foster. A pop-up book with big sturdy frog pop-ups, designed for younger children. ISBN: 978-1423114369.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards, Still in the original bag.

    Book ID: 76954
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  • PSYCHEDELIC REVIEW NO. 10, 1969. by Metzner. Ralph and Timothy Leary, editors.
    Metzner. Ralph and Timothy Leary, editors.
    PSYCHEDELIC REVIEW NO. 10, 1969.

    Edition: First printing, large format magazine.

    San Francisco: Psychedelic Review, 1969. First edition - Articles by Richard Alpert, Timothy Leary (a long article on the use of LSD in prisoner rehabilitation), Gary M. Fisher, Joel Fort and others. Illustrated. Book reviews. Although this indicates that it was published bi-monthly, it was actually published rather erraticly with only 10 issues between 1963 and 1969, with the final issue in 1970/71 . Large format 78 pp plus ads.

    Condition: Very good in stapled illustrated wrappers (some creasing to the corners, loss of a shallow but long piece on bottom of front cover)

    Book ID: 76949
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  • BLACK LIGHT. by Hand, Elizabeth.
    Hand, Elizabeth.
    BLACK LIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperPrism / Harper Collins, (1999) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel by this award-winning author, a story of a young woman on the brink of adulthood, set in an upstate New York artistic enclave - a town which is also home to Bolerium, a dark manor of indeterminate origin where the enigmatic film director Axel Kern lives - and where he is about to host a party for the entire town, young and old, famous and not. INSCRIBED on the title page. Author's note. 276 pp. ISBN: 0-061052663.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76943
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  • THEY SAY A GIRL DIED HERE ONCE. by Pinborough, Sarah.
    Pinborough, Sarah.
    THEY SAY A GIRL DIED HERE ONCE.

    Edition: Limited, signed edition.

    Northborough, MA: Earthling Publications, (2016). SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Part Gothic tragedy, part ghost story and part murder mystery" this novel uses the voices from three generations to tell its story. #271 out of 500 copies individually numbered and SIGNED on a special prelimary page. Signed, numbered and limited to 500 copies. Book #12 in Earthling's annual Halloween Series, with an introduction by Christopher Golden. 200 pp. ISBN: 978-0996211833.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 76942
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  • THE STORIES OF EVA LUNA. by Allende, Isabel
    Allende, Isabel
    THE STORIES OF EVA LUNA.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 1991. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fourth book by this Chilean writer (born in Peru, but now living in the US). Translated by Margaret Sayers Peden. SIGNED by Allende on the title page with her signature drawing of a small flower 331 pp. ISBN: 0-689-121024.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket (as new) .

    Book ID: 76934
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  • THE BLACK FLOWER: A Novel of the Civil War. by Bahr, Howard.
    Bahr, Howard.
    THE BLACK FLOWER: A Novel of the Civil War.

    Edition: First printing.

    Baltimore: Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel - The story of a brief but bloody encounter on the road to Nashville, in the obscure village of Franklin, Tennessee in the waning days of the Civil War. SIGNED on the title page. 267 pp. ISBN: 1-87785350X.

    Condition: Fine in fine first issue dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76928
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  • BAD DOG: Collected Crime Stories. by Piccirilli, Tom.
    Piccirilli, Tom.
    BAD DOG: Collected Crime Stories.

    Edition: Limited, signed edition.

    Baltimore: Cemetery Dance, 2015. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of this award-winning writer's short fiction and novellas spanning the breadth of his twenty-year career. This edition limited to 750 unnumbered copies, SIGNED (with just his initials) on a special limitation page. 326 pp. ISBN: 978-1587673399.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76923
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  • ANGELS AND VISITATIONS: A Miscellany. by Gaiman, Neil,
    Gaiman, Neil,
    ANGELS AND VISITATIONS: A Miscellany.

    Edition: First trade printing.

    Minneapolis: Dreamhaven, (1993) dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes ten short stories, essays, non-fiction, poetry, and more. Illustrators include Steve Bissette, Randy Broeckner, David McKean, P. Craig Russell, Jill Karla Schwarz, Bill Sienkiewicz, Charles Vess, and Micheal Zulli. Cover artwork by: Dave McKean. Slightly oversized format. 166 pp. ISBN: 0-963094424.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76919
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  • THE BLACK BOOK: An Inspector Rebus Novel. by Rankin, Ian.
    Rankin, Ian.
    THE BLACK BOOK: An Inspector Rebus Novel.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Otto Penzler Books / Simon & Schuster, (1993) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fifth novel featuring Inspector Rebus, set in Edinburgh. 278 pp. ISBN: 1-883402778.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76912
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  • THE LONELINESS OF THE LONG DISTANCE WRITER: The Works of Love & the Huge Season. by Morris, Wright.
    Morris, Wright.
    THE LONELINESS OF THE LONG DISTANCE WRITER: The Works of Love & the Huge Season.

    Edition: Limited, signed edition.

    Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - #48 out of 100 hardbound numbered, signed copies. SIGNED by Wright Morris on a blank leaf before the half-title, and numbered on the limitation page at rear. 306 pp. ISBN: 0-876859929.

    Condition: Very near fine in beige cloth with lettering on front cover, paper label on spine, in the original clear mylar wrapper, as issued.

    Book ID: 76908
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  • Rennert, Jack; Angelina Lippert and Terry Shargel [Rennert's Gallery]
    PAI-LXIV: RARE POSTERS, SUMMER SALE, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014 (Poster Auctions International Catalogue LXIV)

    Edition: First printing, a large trade paperback.

    New York: Poster Auctions International, 2014. First edition - The complete catalogue illustrating all 563 lots, annotated and in full color, Featured subjects and artists include bicycles, early film and more. Among the artists are A. M. Cassandre, Fenneker, Alphonse Mucha, Savignac, Toulouse-Lautrec and others. Estimated prices shown. Selected index, bibliography. Large format, printed on heavy glossy stock. ISBN: 9781929530489.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (as new)

    Book ID: 76871
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  • Rennert, Jack; Angelina Lippert and Terry Shargel [Rennert's Gallery]
    PAI-LXI: RARE POSTERS, SEPTEMBER 12, 2013 (Poster Auctions International Catalogue LXI)

    Edition: First printing, a large trade paperback.

    New York: Poster Auctions International, 2013. First edition - The complete catalogue illustrating all 559 lots, annotated and in full color, Featured subjects include bicycles, motorcycles, automobiles, British Railways and more. Among the artists are Paul Berthon, Leonetto Cappiello, A. M. Cassandre, Paul Colin, Alphonse Mucha and others. Estimated prices shown. Selected index, bibliography. Large format, printed on heavy glossy stock. ISBN: 9781929530489.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (as new)

    Book ID: 76870
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  • EL CORDERO Y EL LOBO. by Bernal, Jose Luis.
    Bernal, Jose Luis.
    EL CORDERO Y EL LOBO.

    Edition: First printing. Primera edicion.

    Mexico: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1992. First edition - Mexican poet's third book, in Spanish, issued in an edition of only 1000 copies. Texto en espanol, La edicion consta de 1 000 ejemplares. Indice. 130 pp mas colofon. ISBN: 968-362460x.

    Condition: Near fine in printed white wrappers with glassine outer wrapper. Uncut.

    Book ID: 76837
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  • THE VANISHING OCTANT MYSTERY. by Seaman, Augusta Huiell.
    Seaman, Augusta Huiell.
    THE VANISHING OCTANT MYSTERY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1949. dj. Hardcover first edition - Seaman's hard-to-find last book, a mystery inspired by a navigator's octant, bearing the inscription 'Tower Hill, London, April 1778' which she found washed up on the beach after a storm. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Ursula Koering. 206 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good+ dust jacket. Minor edgewear to the dustjacket, but overall an exceptionally attractive copy of a rather scarce book.

    Book ID: 76830
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  • THE SEA-KINGS OF CRETE. by Baikie, Rev. James.
    Baikie, Rev. James.
    THE SEA-KINGS OF CRETE.

    Edition: Second edition.

    London: Adam & Charles Black, 1913. Hardcover - Account of archeological finds in Greece and the Mediterranean, by Schliemann at Troy, Mycenae and Tyrins and by Evans and other explorers at Crete. Illustrated with 32 plates from photographs and 2 maps, 1 folding. Chronological summary, selected bibliography, index. xiv, 274 pp plus the final fold out plan of Knossos and 2 pp publisher's ad.

    Condition: Very near fine in pictorial blue cloth with orange and gilt titling and decorations, top edge gilt. A lovely copy, uncommon in this condition.

    Book ID: 76829
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