Selected New Listings

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  • Ross, Kate.
    THE DEVIL IN MUSIC.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth and last book in the author's highly praised series of historical mysteries, set in 1820s England and featuring amateur sleuth and regency dandy Julian Kestrel. SIGNED on the title page. Ross died shortly after the publication of the this book, at just 41 years old. Double page map. 447 pp. plus author's note. ISBN: 0-670-863599.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74834
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  • Maazel, Fiona.
    LAST LAST CHANCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first novel, "a rollicking comic tale about (in no particular order) plague, narcotics recovery, and reincarnation." SIGNED on the title page, and uncommon thus. 337 pp. ISBN: 978-0374183851.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74838
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  • Nucker, D. H, Acting High Commissioner.
    TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS: United Nation Visiting Mission Handbook of Information.

    Edition: First edition.

    Agana, Guam. Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, (1956). First edition - Includes a list of the members of the United Nations Visiting Mission for whom this handbook was compiled. Basic information on the Northern Mariana, Caroline and Marshall Islands of Micronesia which make up the trust territory. Illustrated with photographs and 9 maps, including one fold out map. vi. 95 pp.

    Condition: Very good in light blue stapled wrappers (previous owner's name on front cover)

    Book ID: 74841
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  • Bradley, Mary Hastings (1882-1976).
    THE INNOCENT ADVENTURESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1921. Hardcover first edition - An uncommon first edition of this early and unabashedly romantic novel by this prolific writer and traveler. Without enough money to cover two dowries, a family sends their beautiful and very sheltered young daughter to stay with relatives in New York, in the hopes that she will find a rich man to marry. As an interesting sidenote, Bradley was the mother of Alice Sheldon - best known as the science fiction writer James Tiptree, Jr. 245 pp.

    Condition: Good condition in pale blue cloth with dark blue lettering and decorations.

    Book ID: 74844
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  • Castiglia, Paul and Victor Gorelick, editors; George Gladir, scripter, signed.
    ARCHIE AMERICANA SERIES VOLUME 2: BEST OF THE FIFTIES.

    Edition: First edition.

    Mamaroneck, NY: Archie Comic Publications, 1992. SIGNED first edition - Some of the best of the Archie comics, - featuring Veronica and Betty, Jughead and Reggie, in addition to Archie - from back in the days of "drive-ins and hula hoops, plaid skirts and bobby sox, Elvis and beatniks, rollerskates and sock hops!" SIGNED by George Gladir on the title page with with the words "wishing you all the best." When Gladir (1925-1913) was writing the gags for some of these comics, the scripters and artists were not given credit - his first confirmed credit wasn't until November 1960. 96 pp. ISBN: 1-879794012.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 74845
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  • Rolt-Wheeler, Francis.
    THE BOY WITH THE U.S. EXPLORERS: U.S. Service Series #6.

    Edition: First edition.

    Boston: Lothrup, Lee & Shepherd, (1914). Hardcover first edition - One of the interesting U.S. Service Series, each highlighting a different department of the U.S. government. Illustrated "With 32 selected photographs." The boy saves his father's farm in Kansas by having it set up as a temporary experimental station, and then he wins a trip abroad, and travels across China for the Bureau of Agriculture. Lists to this title in the series at the front of the book, and to #5 in this series in the ads at the back. x, 319 pp. plus 4 pp of publisher's ads.

    Condition: Very good+ in the later blue cloth binding with black lettering, illustrations on front cover and spine, and smaller pasted on photo illustration on front cover. (prev owner's name, minor wear to corners, an attractive tight copy overall)

    Book ID: 74872
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  • Lucas, George; Donald F. Glut and James Kahn.
    THE STAR WARS TRILOGY: Sterling Gold Leatherbound Decorative Edition: Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: Ballantine, (2015). Hardcover first edition - First printing of this very showy "Sterling Gold" Edition with C3PO on front cover, a tipped-in poster on the rear pastedown, and illustrated endpapers by Ralph McQuarrie. Includes Star Wars by George Lucas, The Empire Strikes Back by Donald F. Glut and Return of the Jedi by James Kahn, originally published between 1976-1983. Ribbon book mark bound in, 260 pp. 216 pp. and 229 pp - 711 pages in total. ISBN: 978-0385364942.

    Condition: Book is fine, appears unread, but the poster has a long tear.

    Book ID: 74877
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  • Goodkind, Terry.
    CONFESSOR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2007) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The final novel in the the epic fantasy series, The Sword of Truth. Double page map at end of book. SIGNED by Goodkind on a blank preliminary page. 603 pp. ISBN: 978-0-765315236.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74878
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  • Singmaster, Elsie [Lewars, 1879-1958]
    WHEN SARAH SAVED THE DAY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1909. Hardcover first edition - The first published book by this prolific Pennsylvania author (over 350 stories and 48 books, including the 1934 Newbery Honor award book Swords of Steel). A children's book about a family of orphans, trying to stay on their own farm. Illustrated with three inserted glossy plates (missing the frontispiece). 135 pp.

    Condition: Good+ condition in tan illustrated board - missing the frontispiece, previous owner's name, several pages dog-eared, but overall attractive and easily readable.

    Book ID: 74888
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  • HOME IS EVERYTHING: The Latino Baseball Story.  by Breton, Marcus; photographs by Jose Luis Villegas (signed); preface by Orlando Cepeda.
    Breton, Marcus; photographs by Jose Luis Villegas (signed); preface by Orlando Cepeda.
    HOME IS EVERYTHING: The Latino Baseball Story.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    El Paso, Texas: Cinco Puntos Press, (2003). SIGNED first edition - The story of Latinos in American baseball. Bilingual edition with English text by Marcus Breton translated into Spanish by Daniel Santacruz. Preface by Orlando Cepeda. Features Miguel Tejada, 2002 American League MVP. Illustrated throughout with full color photographs by Jose Luis Villega. SIGNED by the photographer Villegas on the half-title page and dated May 2003. Oblong format. 144 pp. ISBN: 0-938317709.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 74815
    Keywords: latinos, photography, Sports
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  • THE HOLLOW TREE AND DEEP WOODS BOOK: Being a New Edition in One Volume of the Hollow Tree and In the Deep Woods with Several New Stories and Pictures Added.. by Paine, Albert Bigelow.
    Paine, Albert Bigelow.
    THE HOLLOW TREE AND DEEP WOODS BOOK: Being a New Edition in One Volume of the Hollow Tree and In the Deep Woods with Several New Stories and Pictures Added..

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Harper & Brothers, (1948, c 1938). Hardcover - Stories of all the animals in the woods - Mr Fox, Mr Possum, Mr Coon and many others. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and black and white drawings throughout by J.M. Conde. Date code of E-X (May 1948) on copyright page. 278 pp.

    Condition: Very good in emerald green boards with black illustration and white lettering. (corners slightly bumped)

    Book ID: 74818
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  • POCAHONTAS, A PRINCESS OF THE WOODS. by Ellis, Edward S.
    Ellis, Edward S.
    POCAHONTAS, A PRINCESS OF THE WOODS.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: McLoughlin Brothers, nd (ca 1912) dj. Hardcover - A romanticized account of Pocahontas and John Smith, written for older children. Illustrated with a color frontispiece and black and white drawings throughout. Printed on tan paper stock. 138 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated dark red cloth good dust jacket (rear hinge cracking) in a good example of the very uncommon dust jacket (a fairly large piece missing from the top edge of the front cover of the dj)

    Book ID: 74819
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  • Olmsted, Kathryn S.
    RIGHT OUT OF CALIFORNIA: The 1930s and the Big Business Roots of Modern Conservatism.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The New Press, (2015). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A "major reassessment of modern conservatism [which] reexamines the explosive labor disputes in the agricultural fields of Depression-era California, the cauldron that inspired a generation of artists and writers and that triggered the intervention of FDRs New Deal.. . tells how this brief moment of upheaval terrified business leaders into rethinking their relationship to American politics - a narrative that pits a ruthless generation of growers against a passionate cast of reformers, writers, and revolutionaries... Californias businessmen learned the language of populism with the help of allies in the media and entertainment industries, and in the process created a new style of politics: corporate funding of grassroots groups,…

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    New York: The New Press, (2015). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A "major reassessment of modern conservatism [which] reexamines the explosive labor disputes in the agricultural fields of Depression-era California, the cauldron that inspired a generation of artists and writers and that triggered the intervention of FDRs New Deal.. . tells how this brief moment of upheaval terrified business leaders into rethinking their relationship to American politics - a narrative that pits a ruthless generation of growers against a passionate cast of reformers, writers, and revolutionaries... Californias businessmen learned the language of populism with the help of allies in the media and entertainment industries, and in the process created a new style of politics: corporate funding of grassroots groups, military-style intelligence gathering against political enemies, professional campaign consultants, and alliances between religious and economic conservatives." SIGNED by the author on the title page. Photographs, extensive notes, index. 321 pp. ISBN: 978-1620970966.

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

    Book ID: 74820
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  • FENCE BUSTERS: Number 11 in the Chip Hilton Sports Series.  by Bee, Clair
    Bee, Clair
    FENCE BUSTERS: Number 11 in the Chip Hilton Sports Series.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1953) dj. Hardcover first edition - Frontispiece. Lists to this title at front of book and on the rear cover of the dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers with small brown drawings of ball and bat, helmet, etc. Bound in tweed rust colored boards. 208 pp.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (a bit of wear to the top of the spine of the dj). Uncommon in the first edition, and especially so in this condition

    Book ID: 74770
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  • DEATH OF A PERFECT WIFE. by Beaton, M. C.  (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    DEATH OF A PERFECT WIFE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1989) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Constable Hamish Macbeth mystery, set in a small town in Scotland. The 4th book in this series. SIGNED on the title page. 179 pp. ISBN: 0-312-033222.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dust jacket. Rather hard to find in the first edition, and especially so signed.

    Book ID: 74775
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  • THE MAGIC FINGER. by Dahl, Roald. Illustrated by William Pene du Bois.
    Dahl, Roald. Illustrated by William Pene du Bois.
    THE MAGIC FINGER.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1966) dj. Hardcover - Dahl's third book for children, a marvelous story of what happens when an eight-year old girl becomes irate at her badly behaved neighbors and points her magic finger at them. A lovely copy with the original illustrations by William Pene du Bois. Square format, unpaginated.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (price of $3.95 still present on dj flap)

    Book ID: 74787
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  • OFF THE SIDELINES: Raise Your Voice, Change the World. by Gillibrand, Kirsten with Elizabeth Weil. Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton.
    Gillibrand, Kirsten with Elizabeth Weil. Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton.
    OFF THE SIDELINES: Raise Your Voice, Change the World.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2014) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Both a personal account of Gillibrand's life and those who influenced her as she progressed from attorney to Congress to the US Senate and a call for women to become more involved. Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper by Gillibrand "Your voice matters! Thank you for being a role model." Illustrated with color photographs. List of resources. 194 pp. ISBN: 978-0804179072.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (short tear to bottom of dj at fold of flap).

    Book ID: 74791
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  • PARTING BREATH. by Aird, Catherine (pseudonym of Kinn Hamilton McIntosh)
    Aird, Catherine (pseudonym of Kinn Hamilton McIntosh)
    PARTING BREATH.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Collins, (1977). Hardcover first edition - Detective novel featuring Inspector C. D. Sloan of the Calleshire County Constabulary and his assistant, D. C. William Crosby, set at the university where it is agreed that a planned student demonstration does not need a police presence - until one of the students is found dying in the quad. Aird's novels have been described as witty and literate, straddling the line between cozies and police procedurals. She received the Crime Writers' Association 'Golden Handcuffs' Award for lifetime achievement. 224 pp. ISBN: 0-002316161.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Rather uncommon in the first edition.

    Book ID: 74719
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  • FLASHMAN ON THE MARCH from the Flashman Papers, 1867-8. by Fraser, George MacDonald.
    Fraser, George MacDonald.
    FLASHMAN ON THE MARCH from the Flashman Papers, 1867-8.

    Edition: Limited, signed first UK edition.

    Gladestry, UK: Scorpion Press, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Historical novel with an appreciation By Allan Mallinson and an afterword By Anthony Price. Numbered 67 out of 100 copies , and SIGNED by the author on the limitation page. Bound in marbled boards and half leather, gilt lettering on spine. 317 pp plus a list of the Flashman Papers and the Afterword.

    Condition: Fine in fine original clear mylar dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74720
    Keywords: Historical Fiction
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  • THE EXCURSION TRAIN. by Marston, Edward.
    Marston, Edward.
    THE EXCURSION TRAIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Allison & Busby, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second mystery in the Railway series featuring Inspector Robert Colbeck, set in Victorian England during the 1850s against a background of the development of the railroads there. SIGNED on the title page. 270 pp. ISBN: 0-749083921.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74721
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  • AGATHA RAISIN AND THE WITCH OF WYCKHADDEN. by Beaton, M. C.  (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    AGATHA RAISIN AND THE WITCH OF WYCKHADDEN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 9th mystery featuring Agatha Raisin, an amateur and very prickly sleuth, set in a small village in the Cotswalds. SIGNED on the title page. Basis for the television series. 196 pp. ISBN: 0-312-20449.

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

    Book ID: 74722
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  • DEATH OF AN OUTSIDER. by Beaton, M. C.  (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    DEATH OF AN OUTSIDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1988) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Constable Hamish Macbeth mystery, set in a small town in Scotland. The 3rd book in this series. SIGNED on the title page. 182 pp. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. ISBN: 0-312-021887.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Rather hard to find in the first edition, and especially so signed.

    Book ID: 74723
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  • Sheppard, W. Crispin.
    DON HALE WITH THE FLYING SQUADRON, #3 in series.

    Edition: First printing.

    Philadelphia: Penn Publishing Company, 1919. Hardcover first edition - The third book in this uncommon 4 book series set amidst the devastation of the Great War - it tells what happens after Don relinquishes his dangerous post as an ambulance driver on the Western front, only to pick up an even more dangerous assignment as a member of the Lafayette Esquadrille, the most famous of the flying squadroons. Illustrated by H.A. Bodine with a glossy frontispiece wth a tissue guard and four internal glossy plates. 308 pp.

    Condition: Good overall condition in dark red cloth with pasted on illustration on front cover (gift inscription on front endpaper dated in 1919)

    Book ID: 74726
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  • TIN HOUSE MAGAZINE #9, FALL  2001. Volume 3, Number 1: Crying on the Inside. by McCormack, Win, editor.  Mary Gaitskill, signed.
    McCormack, Win, editor. Mary Gaitskill, signed.
    TIN HOUSE MAGAZINE #9, FALL 2001. Volume 3, Number 1: Crying on the Inside.

    Edition: First printing.

    Portland, OR: McCormack Publications, 2001. SIGNED first edition - SIGNED by Mary Gaitskill at her story "A Bestial Noise." Also includes fiction, essays and poetry by Richard Ford, Jim Shepard, Peter Gadol, Marge Piercy, Teresa Svoboda, Czeslaw Milosz, David Shields and more, including a long article by Elizabeth Gold on "The King of Paper Dolls" complete with dolls and costumes. Illustrated. Notes on contributors. 240 pp. plus ads

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 74733
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  • BROR BLIXEN: The Africa Letters. by [Blixen, Bror] Kleen, G. F. V.   , editor.
    [Blixen, Bror] Kleen, G. F. V. , editor.
    BROR BLIXEN: The Africa Letters.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1988.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Blixen was an extraordinary big game hunter and friend of most pioneers and adventurers of his day as well as the husband of Isak Dinesen. These letters from Blixen to family and friends between 1913 and 1936 were translated by Kleen, who was a nephew of Blixen, and lived with him and his second wife, Cockie, in Africa. Much of the content is on hunting - mostly for elephant. Photographs. 198 pp. ISBN: 0-312-014686.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74736
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  • BURIAL AT SEA. by Finch, Charles.
    Finch, Charles.
    BURIAL AT SEA.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2011) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fifth novel set in the Victorian era - in 1873, a perilous time in the relationship between England and France - and featuring Charles Lennox, who sets sail on a perilous mission for his government only to find murder on board. SIGNED on the title page. 310 pp. ISBN: 978-0312625085.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74746
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  • BLOOD IN THE WATER: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy by Thompson, Heather Ann.
    Thompson, Heather Ann.
    BLOOD IN THE WATER: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (2016) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first definitive history of the infamous 1971 Attica Prison uprising, the states violent response, and the victims decades-long quest for justice. Winner Of The 2017 Pulitzer Prize In History and of the 2017 Bancroft Prize; finalist for the National Book Award, among other honors. Illustrated with photographs, extensive notes, index. 724 pp. ISBN: 978-0375423222.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74755
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  • EVERYBODY DIES. by Block, Lawrence
    Block, Lawrence
    EVERYBODY DIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Orion, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Matthew Scudder novel, set in New York City. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication.This UK edition is much harder-to-find than the US edition. 278 pp. ISBN: 0-752802135.

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

    Book ID: 74678
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  • TANNER ON ICE. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    TANNER ON ICE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - After twenty-five years, Evan Michael Tanner, a globe-trotting adventurer with a taste for lost causes, is back. INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 248 pp. ISBN: 0-525-944214.

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

    Book ID: 74687
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  • THE BURGLAR IN THE LIBRARY. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR IN THE LIBRARY.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: No Exit Press, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Bibliomystery featuring bookstore owner Bernie Rhodenbarr - who has left New York City for an English-style inn in the Berkshires - and revolving around a rare inscribed first edition of Raymond Chandler's 'The Big Sleep'. SIGNED on the title page. This is the first state first issue (with error on the first page - the UK edition preceded the US edition). 342 pp. Ribbon bookmarker bound in. ISBN: 1-874061815.

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

    Book ID: 74688
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  • EVEN THE WICKED. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    EVEN THE WICKED.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Orion, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - True first edition (preceding the US edition) of this Matthew Scudder novel, set in New York City. SIGNED on the title page. 277 pp. ISBN: 0-752804375.

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

    Book ID: 74689
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  • THE BURGLAR WHO TRADED TED WILLIAMS. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR WHO TRADED TED WILLIAMS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1994.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - After 10 years, burglar and bookstore owner Bernie Rhodenbarr is back. SIGNED on the title page. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-525-93807-9.

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

    Book ID: 74690
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  • THE BURGLAR WHO LIKED TO QUOTE KIPLING. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR WHO LIKED TO QUOTE KIPLING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1979.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - True first edition of the third mystery featuring Bernie Rhodenbarr, full-time bookseller and part-time thief. SIGNED on the title page. 196 pp. ISBN: 0-525-941592.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74693
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  • BURGLARS CAN'T BE CHOOSERS. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    BURGLARS CAN'T BE CHOOSERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1977) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first mystery featuring Bernie Rhodenbarr - New York City bookstore owner and sometimes thief. SIGNED on the title page, and uncommon thus. 181 pp. ISBN: 0-394-411838.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74694
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  • THE BURGLAR WHO PAINTED LIKE MONDRIAN. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR WHO PAINTED LIKE MONDRIAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Arbor House, (1983) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fifth Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery: "A deliciously wicked tale of a gentleman crook in the glamorous New York art world." INSCRIBED on the title page. 253 pp. ISBN: 0-877955174.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74695
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  • TREASURES IN HEAVEN. by Alcala, Kathleen.
    Alcala, Kathleen.
    TREASURES IN HEAVEN.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel by this Mexican American writer set in Mexico City in the late 1800s. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 211 pp. ISBN: 0-8118-14475.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74697
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  • QUESTION OF BLOOD. by Rankin, Ian.
    Rankin, Ian.
    QUESTION OF BLOOD.

    Edition: Limited, signed first UK edition.

    Gladestry, UK: Scorpion Press, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An Inspector Rebus mystery. Numbered 29 out of 90, and SIGNED by the author on the limitation page. Includes an essay of appreciation by Jeffery Deaver. Bound in marbled boards and half leather, gilt lettering on spine. ISBN: 1-873567618.

    Condition: Fine in fine original clear mylar dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74698
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  • LIKE A CHARM. by Slaughter, Karin, editor.
    Slaughter, Karin, editor.
    LIKE A CHARM.

    Edition: Limited, signed first UK edition.

    Gladestry, UK: Scorpion Press, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collaborative mystery novel with each chapter written by a different author. Numbered 26 out of 120, and SIGNED by all FIFTEEN contributors - Lee Child, Lynda La Plante, Mark Billingham, Emma Donoghue, Peter Robinson, Fidelis Morgan, Denise Mina, John Harvey, Kelley Armstrong, John Connolly, Jane Haddam, Laura Lippman, Peter Moore Smith, Jerrilyn Farmer and Karin Slaughter - on the limitation page. Brief preliminary note by Harlan Coben. Bound in marbled boards and half leather, gilt lettering on spine.

    Condition: Fine in fine original clear mylar dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74699
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  • IF YOU REALLY LOVED ME: A True Story of Desire and Murder.
 by Rule, Ann.
    Rule, Ann.
    IF YOU REALLY LOVED ME: A True Story of Desire and Murder.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1991). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth true crime book by Rule. A bizarre account of murder plotted by a millionaire computer expert and, not incidentally, a sociopath. In 1985 he arranged to have his daughter by his first marriage, 14-year-old Cinnamon, shoot and kill his 23-year-old wife, Linda. When she was apprehended, Cinnamon pleaded guilty and was sentenced to a 27-year term, keeping silent about the roles of her father, aged 32, and Patti in the murder. Eventually, however, she did implicate the pair, now-married, and they were arrested. INSCRIBED on the title page. Photographs. 443 pp. ISBN: 0-671688359.

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

    Book ID: 74702
    Keywords: california, True Crime
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  • Westlake, Donald E.
    THE BUSY BODY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1966) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Another Joyous Comedy of Peril" - Aloysius Eugene Engel was mob boss Nick Rovito's right hand man, and up until now it had been a pretty easy life, but when a big-shot in the organization is mistakenly buried in a suit stuffed with herion, Al is given the job of digging up the body and removing the jacket. Basis for the 1967 film starring Sid Caesar. SIGNED on the title page. 176 pp. ISBN: my18.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 71696
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  • DEATH IN SPRINGTIME: A Florentine Mystery. by Nabb, Magdalen (introduction by Georges Simenon)
    Nabb, Magdalen (introduction by Georges Simenon)
    DEATH IN SPRINGTIME: A Florentine Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Collins / Crime Club, (1983.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third book in the highly praised series featuring Marshal Guarnaccia of the Florence police force - Nabb had lived in Florence, Italy since 1975, and knew the area well. Introduction by Georges Simenon who says "never a false note!' 165 pp. ISBN: 0-00-2313278.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (hint of spine slant)

    Book ID: 66061
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  • SQUID EMPIRE: The Rise and Fall of the Cephalopods. by Staaf, Danna .
    Staaf, Danna .
    SQUID EMPIRE: The Rise and Fall of the Cephalopods.

    Edition: First printing.

    ForeEdge / University Press of New England, (2017) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Before there were fish in the sea, there were cephalopods - the ancestors of modern squid and Earths first truly substantial animals. Cephalopods became the first creatures to rise from the sea floor, essentially inventing the act of swimming. With dozens of tentacles and formidable shells, they presided over an undersea empire for millions of years. . . An epic adventure spanning hundreds of millions of years, from the marine life of the primordial ocean to the calamari on tonight's menu." SIGNED on the title page with a small drawing. Illustrated. Notes, index. xii, 237 pp. ISBN: 978-1611689235.

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

    Book ID: 74649
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  • SOME DAYS YOU GET THE BEAR. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    SOME DAYS YOU GET THE BEAR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1993.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His third collection of short stories, some featuring burglar and bookseller Bernie Rhodenbarr, others with Matthew Scudder and still others introducing new characters. SIGNED on the title page. 302 pp. ISBN: 0-688-108202.

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

    Book ID: 74676
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  • THE DEVIL KNOWS YOU'RE DEAD. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE DEVIL KNOWS YOU'RE DEAD.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Orion, (1994) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Matthew Scudder novel, set in New York City. SIGNED on the title page. While signed copies of the US edition are fairly easy to find, signed copies of this UK edition are quite scarce. 316 pp. ISBN: 1-857972708.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74677
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  • SMALL TOWN. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    SMALL TOWN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An edgy thriller of the streets of New York City, where the lives of an ex-commissioner of police, a writer on the verge of a breakthrough, a sophisticated woman folk-art dealer, a defense attorney, an ex-drug addict and others, will converge because of a killer out there, waging a one man war against the whole city. SIGNED on the title page. 448 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0011904.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74598
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  • EXPOSURE OF EVIL. by Bolitho, Janie.
    Bolitho, Janie.
    EXPOSURE OF EVIL.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Constable & Co., Ltd. (1998) dj. Hardcover first edition - An excellent crime novel featuring Detective Chief Inspector Roper. "Joff Grant has it all. He is che erful, good-looking and liked by his fellow police offi cers. Happily married to a beautiful and wealthy woman, he lives a charmed life - until she is murdered, shot dead in her kitchen." 192 pp. ISBN: 0-09478860X.

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

    Book ID: 74602
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  • SUNPAINTERS: Eclipse of the Navajo Sun. by Whitethorne, Baje.
    Whitethorne, Baje.
    SUNPAINTERS: Eclipse of the Navajo Sun.

    Edition: First thus.

    Flagstaff, AZ: Salina Bookshelf, (2001). SIGNED hardcover - "Explaining a solar eclipse, a Navajo tells his grandson that when the sun dies the children of Mother Earth are called from the four directions to repaint the universe in all the colors of the rainbow." SIGNED on the title page by the author/illustrator Baje Whitethorne. Includes a note on the story. Oversized oblong format, unpaginated. ISBN: 1-893354334.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74608
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  • THE POET IN THE POEM: The Personae of Eliot, Yeats, and Pound. by Wright, George T.
    Wright, George T.
    THE POET IN THE POEM: The Personae of Eliot, Yeats, and Pound.

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1960. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Described as the first book to focus on the persona - or the speaker within the poem - as a structural element of all poems. Number 4 in the Perspectives In Criticism Series. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper - "Here is the awkward child. Thanks for helping me make it less awkward." and simply signed "Ted." xii, 167 pp.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (some toning to the dj) Uncommon, and especially so signed.

    Book ID: 74611
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  • 600 BLACK SPOTS: A Pop-Up Book for Children of All Ages by Carter, David A.
    Carter, David A.
    600 BLACK SPOTS: A Pop-Up Book for Children of All Ages

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2007.). SIGNED hardcover first edition - INSCRIBED on the first page by the author. A wonderfully inventive and artistic pop-up book for all ages, both a work of art in unfolding paper sculpture and a fun counting book. Each double-page spread, from the 'white grasses tip-tapping' to the three-dimensional Mondrian tribute, to the stack of variously opening "doors" that lead to a surprising depth illusion, and the two seven-level, tassel-topped towers that can flip together or in opposite directions, brings a new pleasure and surprise. And on each design, there are black dots, from one to more than 200. Large square format, unpaginated. ISBN: 9781416940920.

    Condition: Fine in shiny silver boards with black dots (all movables are intact and functioning.)

    Book ID: 74613
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  • THE MEMOIRS OF HERBERT HOOVER: 3 Volmes: 1874-1920 Years of Adventure;  1920-1933 The Cabinet & The Presidency,  and 1929-1941 The Great Depression. by Hoover, Herbert.
    Hoover, Herbert.
    THE MEMOIRS OF HERBERT HOOVER: 3 Volmes: 1874-1920 Years of Adventure; 1920-1933 The Cabinet & The Presidency, and 1929-1941 The Great Depression.

    Edition: Volume 1 is a fifth printing, volumes 2 and 3 are both first printings.

    New York: Macmillan, (1951, 1952). Hardcover first edition - The complete 3 volume set of the memoirs of 31st President of the United States, Herbert Hoover. In addition to the insight this gives into the history of the world and the US during those years, these books tell the story of growing up in Iowa and Oregon, his college days at Stanford University and of his marriage. He became one of the foremost mining engineers of the time and built up a large fortune. Nevertheless as the President when the stock market crashed on Black Friday, he was unpopular enough during the Great Depression that the makeshift towns constructed by workers in search of jobs were referred to as…

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    New York: Macmillan, (1951, 1952). Hardcover first edition - The complete 3 volume set of the memoirs of 31st President of the United States, Herbert Hoover. In addition to the insight this gives into the history of the world and the US during those years, these books tell the story of growing up in Iowa and Oregon, his college days at Stanford University and of his marriage. He became one of the foremost mining engineers of the time and built up a large fortune. Nevertheless as the President when the stock market crashed on Black Friday, he was unpopular enough during the Great Depression that the makeshift towns constructed by workers in search of jobs were referred to as Hoovervilles. While he had built a reputation as a humitarian for his relief efforts in Belgium during the Great War and as head of the American Relief Association after the end of that war, his policies as President were much less enlightened - in 1930 he approved the Smoot-Hawley tarriffs which sent foreign trade down, and he blamed Mexican Americans and Mexican immigrants for the downturn, "championing the mass ethnic cleansing campaign known as the Mexican Repatriation. Between 500,000 and 2,000,000 Mexican Americans and immigrants were deported to Mexicoa supermajority were citizens, with an estimated 60 percent being natural-born citizens." Since these books were written primarily to improve his public image the focus is on what he did as President - there is even a chapter entitled "The 'Hoover did nothing' issue" - and his immigration policies are barely mentioned. Frontispiece and 7 or 8 internal photographs in each volume. Index in each volume. xi, 496; xii, 405; xv, 503 pp.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjackets (some minor edgewear to the djs, volume 2 has a tape-repaired closed tear on the front cover, books themselves are like new, prices present on the dj flaps) .

    Book ID: 74614
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  • FIREFIGHT. by Sanderson, Brandon.
    Sanderson, Brandon.
    FIREFIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (2015) djk. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The Reckoners, Book 2. Sequel to 'Steelheart.' "David and the Reckoners continue their fight against the Epics, humans with superhuman powers." SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 978-0385743587.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74616
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  • MYSTERY WINGS: A Mystery Story for Boys #18. by Snell, Roy C.
    Snell, Roy C.
    MYSTERY WINGS: A Mystery Story for Boys #18.

    Edition: First edition.

    Chicago: Reilly & Lee, (1935). Hardcover first edition - A rather uncommon Snell title, and especially so in dust jacket. Features the young detective Johnny Thompson, who is in a quiet little city at the home of his grandfather. Nevertheless he is soon caught up in mysterious events at the baseball games - an airplane which circles the field every time the home team is winning seems to have the power to put the pitcher off his game. 233 pp. Rear flap of dj lists to this title in boys' stories and to Gypsy Flight (also 1935) in girls' stories.

    Condition: Good overall in red-orange cloth with black lettering (toning to the pages) in a good minus dust jacket (chip to front cover, other edgewear).

    Book ID: 74634
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  • PANTHER EYE: A Mystery Story for Boys #3. by Snell, Roy J.
    Snell, Roy J.
    PANTHER EYE: A Mystery Story for Boys #3.

    Edition: Later printing.

    Chicago: Reilly & Lee, (ca 1934, c 1921.) dj. Hardcover - An early adventure novel by this prolific writer, a story featuring Panther Eye, a "fellow adventurer" of Johnny Thompson, set in the frozen Northwest, the story of men who sought to mine gold in order to feed and clothe the homeless refugees of Vladivostock. Rear flap of dj lists thru 'Whispers at Dawn.' 237 pp.

    Condition: Good in burgundy cloth with black lettering in a good dustjacket with a few chips and creasing to the back cover (usual toning to the pages, name stamped on front endpaper)

    Book ID: 74635
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  • FAKING IT. by Macdonald, Marianne.
    Macdonald, Marianne.
    FAKING IT.

    Edition: First printing.

    Sutton, Surrey & New York" Severn House, (2006). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The eighth mystery featuring Dido Hoare, antiquarian bookshop owner and single parent, a story loosely inspired by the Voynich Manuscript. SIGNED by author on title page. Unlike many bibliomysteries, the bookstore background seems quite realistic - which is reasonable since Macdonald is married to an antiquarian bookseller. SIGNED on the title page. Afterword. 214 pp. ISBN: 0-727863908.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74640
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  • STRANGE JUSTICE: The Selling of Clarence Thomas. by Mayer, Jane and Abramson, Jill
    Mayer, Jane and Abramson, Jill
    STRANGE JUSTICE: The Selling of Clarence Thomas.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1994 dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of and appointment of this African American jurist to the United States Supreme Court. Based on years of research, this is described as the full story of one of the most troubling episodes of our time, including the disregard of Anita Hill's claims of sexual harrassment. Photographs, index. 406 pp. ISBN: 0-395-633184.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74531
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  • CARUSO'S METHOD OF VOICE PRODUCTION: The Scientific Culture of the Voice. by [Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921] Marafioti, Mario, M.D.
    [Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921] Marafioti, Mario, M.D.
    CARUSO'S METHOD OF VOICE PRODUCTION: The Scientific Culture of the Voice.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1922. Hardcover first edition - Dedicated to the great singer Enrico Caruso in the final months of his life and published shortly after his death, this is a detailed discussion of what is involved in the development of a singing voice. The focus is on natural singing - in fact, it mentions that Caruso smoked too much and his throat was often congested, yet this did not affect his magnificent singing. Illustrated with many photographs of Caruso, and anatomical drawings, some in full color. Includes a selection of vocal exercises. Introduction by Victor Maurel. xix, 308 pp.

    Condition: Very good overall in dark green cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and a gilt medallion of Caruso (rubbing to the lettering on the spine, and tear to the cloth at the top of the spine, but otherwise tight and sturdy) Uncommon in the first edition.

    Book ID: 74535
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  • THIS BITTER EARTH. by McFadden, Bernice L.
    McFadden, Bernice L.
    THIS BITTER EARTH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (2002.). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Third novel by this highly praised African American writer - it continues the story of Sugar. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 276 pp. ISBN: 0-525-946365.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74537
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  • BLACK LESBIAN IN WHITE AMERICA. by Cornwell, Anita
    Cornwell, Anita
    BLACK LESBIAN IN WHITE AMERICA.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Tallahassee, FL: Naiad Press, 1983. First edition - A hard to find collection of essays, some published as early as 1964, by this pioneering African-American lesbian feminist author. Includes her interview with the poet and feminist Audre Lorde. Foreword by Becky Birtha who states that this book offers "an acute political analysis of both racial and sexual oppressions . . both radical and feminist . . written long before those words were in common use together." Naiad Press, founded in 1973, was one of the first publishing companies dedicated to lesbian literature and when its founders retired in 2003, it was the oldest and largest lesbian/feminist publisher in the world. 129 pp plus 3 pp publisher's ads. ISBN: 0-93004441X.

    Condition: Good+ overall - some wear to the covers.

    Book ID: 74539
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  • DISAPPEARED. by Stork, Francisco.
    Stork, Francisco.
    DISAPPEARED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scholastic - Arthur A. Levine Books, (2017). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A young adult thriller by this highly praised author - "Four months ago Sara Zapata's best friend disappeared, kidnapped by the web of criminals who terrorize Juarez. Four hours ago Sara received a death threat - and with it, a clue to the place where her friend is locked away.. . In the next four days, Sara and Emiliano will each face impossible choices, between life and justice, friends and family, truth and love. But when the web closes in on Sara, only one path remains for the siblings: the way across the desert to the United States." SIGNED on the title page. 324 pp. ISBN: 978-0545944472.

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

    Book ID: 74542
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  • COLD WATER BURNING. by Straley, John.
    Straley, John.
    COLD WATER BURNING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Cecil Younger mystery, set in Sitka, Alaska. INSCRIBED on the title page "For --- I'll see you in Anchorage in February." and dated in January 2001. Straley added the city "Sitka" to the bottom of the title page. 194 pp. plus author's note. ISBN: 0-553-106430.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74543
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  • RAVENEL'S ROAD PRIMER FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN. by Ravenel, Samuel W.
    Ravenel, Samuel W.
    RAVENEL'S ROAD PRIMER FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN.

    Edition: First edition.

    Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1912. Hardcover first edition - An unusual and interesting book: one which introduces the basics of road construction, site selection, drainage and maintenance to elementary school children. Since transportation was undergoing massive changes in the US at the time with the increasing popularity of automobiles, this was especially timely. Illustrated with many black and white photographs and drawings. Questions and answers at the end of each chapter and several pages of endorsements. Bound in tan cloth with dark brown lettering and small illustration on front cover. 159 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library with usual markings, but overall tight and clean (front board is slightly bent) Scarce in the original edition.

    Book ID: 74545
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  • THE HUNDRED THOUSAND KINGDOMS:  Book One of the Inheritance Trilogy. by Jemisin, N. K.
    Jemisin, N. K.
    THE HUNDRED THOUSAND KINGDOMS: Book One of the Inheritance Trilogy.

    Edition: Trade paperback original, later printing.

    New York: Orbit / Hachette, (2010). SIGNED - Jemisin's first novel, winner of the Locus Award for best first novel: "Yeine Darr is an outcast from the barbarian north. But when her mother dies under mysterious circumstances, she is summoned to the majestic city of Sky. There, to her shock, Yeine is named an heiress to the king. But the throne of the Hundred Thousand Kingdoms is not easily won, and Yeine is thrust into a vicious power struggle." Jemisin later went on to become the first African American woman writer to win the Hugo, and the first writer to win the Hugo three years in a row, for each novel in her Broken Earth trilogy. SIGNED by Jemisin…

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    New York: Orbit / Hachette, (2010). SIGNED - Jemisin's first novel, winner of the Locus Award for best first novel: "Yeine Darr is an outcast from the barbarian north. But when her mother dies under mysterious circumstances, she is summoned to the majestic city of Sky. There, to her shock, Yeine is named an heiress to the king. But the throne of the Hundred Thousand Kingdoms is not easily won, and Yeine is thrust into a vicious power struggle." Jemisin later went on to become the first African American woman writer to win the Hugo, and the first writer to win the Hugo three years in a row, for each novel in her Broken Earth trilogy. SIGNED by Jemisin on the title page, and uncommon thus. Glossary of terms. 412 pp plus an interview with Jemisin and a brief excerpt from her second book. ISBN: 978-0316043195.

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    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 74556
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  • THE STONE SKY:  Book Three of the Broken Earth Trilogy. by Jemisin, N. K.
    Jemisin, N. K.
    THE STONE SKY: Book Three of the Broken Earth Trilogy.

    Edition: Trade paperback original, 3rd printing.

    New York: Orbit / Hachette, (2017). SIGNED - The final novel in her Broken Earth trilogy, winner of the Hugo award. Jemisin was not only the first African American woman writer to win the Hugo (with the first book in this trilogy) she is the only writer to win the Hugo three years in a row, for each novel in her Broken Earth trilogy. SIGNED by Jemisin on the title page, and uncommon thus. Glossary of terms. 416 pp plus an excerpt from her first book, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms. ISBN: 978-0316043195.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 74558
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  • LOW CHICAGO: A Wild Cards Novel.
 by Martin, George R. R. and Melinda M. Snodgrass, editors.  Saladin Ahmed, Paul Cornell, Marko Kloss, Joh Jos. Miller, Mary Anne Mohanraj, and others, contributors.
    Martin, George R. R. and Melinda M. Snodgrass, editors. Saladin Ahmed, Paul Cornell, Marko Kloss, Joh Jos. Miller, Mary Anne Mohanraj, and others, contributors.
    LOW CHICAGO: A Wild Cards Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2018) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A time travel adventure that leads to the criminal underworld of 1920s Chicago. SIGNED on the title page by SIX authors: George R.R. Martin, Melinda Snodgrass, Saladin Ahmed, Kevin Andrew Murphy, Mary Anne Mohanraj and Marko Kloos. 429 pp. ISBN: 978-0765390561.

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

    Book ID: 74559
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  • AT GRANDPA'S SUGAR BUSH. by Carney, Margaret.
    Carney, Margaret.
    AT GRANDPA'S SUGAR BUSH.

    Edition: First printing.

    Toronto: Kids Can Press, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A simple story of a young boy who shares his grandfather's work in making maple syrup - from tapping the trees to boiling the sap, the two spend many hours working side by side in the woods. This is also the story of the grandfather's bond with nature and how he transfers this love to his grandson. Warmly INSCRIBED by the author on the half title page "To Paul, who loves nature as much as I do. May you always be touched by the beauty of the woods, the abundance of nature." Illustrated in full color by Janet Wilson. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 1-550743414.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74562
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  • NEVADA BIOGRAPHICAL AND GENEALOGICAL SKETCH INDEX. by Parker, J. Carlyle and Janet G. Parker.
    Parker, J. Carlyle and Janet G. Parker.
    NEVADA BIOGRAPHICAL AND GENEALOGICAL SKETCH INDEX.

    Edition: First edition.

    Turlock, CA: Marietta Publishing Company, (1986). Hardcover first edition - An index to those Nevada residents whose biographies appear in 86 state, regional, county or city histories and directories published between 1870 and 1985. Includes bibliographies of the titles indexed. Review copy with press release laid in. xxxiii, 96 pp. ISBN: 0-934153027.

    Condition: Fine in royal blue boards with gold lettering, no dust jacket as issued.

    Book ID: 74563
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  • HUNTING THE LAND OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN: A Collection of Hunting Adventures from the Alaska Professional Hunters Association. by Morris, Roger; Rob Holt and others, members of the Alaska Professional Hunters Association.
    Morris, Roger; Rob Holt and others, members of the Alaska Professional Hunters Association.
    HUNTING THE LAND OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN: A Collection of Hunting Adventures from the Alaska Professional Hunters Association.

    Edition: Limited, signed first edition.

    Long Beach, CA: Safari Press Inc, 2002. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Contains 37 accounts of hunting adventures, arranged geographically - southwest Alaska, interior, the Arctic, etc. Illustrated with photographs and small drawings throughout. Limited edition - one of 1,000 copies, individually numbered and SIGNED by FOUR contributors - Roger Morris, Rob Holt, Gary "Butch" King, Jr., and Gary LaRose - on a special preliminary page. Twentieth book in the Classics in Big-Game Hunting series. xiv, 293 pp. ISBN: 1571571280.

    Condition: Fine in original light grey cloth in a very near fine charcoal grey slipcase.

    Book ID: 74564
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  • BOTTOM OF THE POT: Persian Recipes and Stories. by Deravian, Naz.
    Deravian, Naz.
    BOTTOM OF THE POT: Persian Recipes and Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Flatiron Books, (2018). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first cookbook - Samin Nosrat, author of Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, says that it "will introduce the pleasures and secrets of her mother culture's cooking to a broad audience that has no idea what it's been missing. America will not only fall in love with Persian cooking, it'll fall in love with Naz.Ó Beautifully illustrated in full color photographs by Eric Wolfinger, with clear and detailed instructions, this is a cookbook which is genuinely inspiring. SIGNED on the title page. Slightly oversized format. Index. 373 pp. Promotional brochure laid in. ISBN: 978-1250134417.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 74565
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  • THE BROWNS OF CALIFORNIA: The Family Dynasty that Transformed a State and Shaped a Nation. by Pawel, Miriam.
    Pawel, Miriam.
    THE BROWNS OF CALIFORNIA: The Family Dynasty that Transformed a State and Shaped a Nation.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bloomsbury, (2018) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "A Pulitzer Prizewinning journalist's panoramic history of California and its impact on the nation, from the Gold Rush to Silicon Valley - told through the lens of the family dynasty that led the state for nearly a quarter century.. . a history that spans four generations, from August Schuckman, the Prussian immigrant who crossed the Plains in 1852 and settled on a northern California ranch, to his great-grandson Jerry Brown, who reclaimed the family homestead one hundred forty years later." SIGNED on the title page Map frontispiece. Illustrated with photographs.Bibliography, notes, index. x, 483 pp. ISBN: 978-1632867339.

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

    Book ID: 74566
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  • WE, THE JURY. by Rotstein, Robert.
    Rotstein, Robert.
    WE, THE JURY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Ashland, OR: Blackstone Publishing, (2018). SIGNED hardcover first edition - An unusual legal thriller - the focus is not on the who, but on the why as the jury deliberate - Philip Margolin called it "an exceptional legal thriller that is told from multiple viewpoints during jury deliberations in a major murder case. I found myself changing my opinion on the defendant's guilt or innocence until the surprise ending." SIGNED and dated in the year of publication on the title page. 296 pp. ISBN: 978-1538507728.

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

    Book ID: 74567
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  • NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE: A Reference Bibliography, 1900-1971; With Selected Nineteenth Century Materials by [Hawthorne, Nathaniel] Ricks, Beatrice, Joseph D. Adams, and Jack O. Hazlerig, compilers.
    [Hawthorne, Nathaniel] Ricks, Beatrice, Joseph D. Adams, and Jack O. Hazlerig, compilers.
    NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE: A Reference Bibliography, 1900-1971; With Selected Nineteenth Century Materials

    Edition: First edition.

    Boston: G. K. Hall, 1972. Hardcover first edition - Includes a master list of 2596 bibliographic entries and a subject index. v, 337 pp. ISBN: 0-816110212.

    Condition: Very near fine in royal blue buckram with gilt lettering on the spine. Uncommon and especially so in this condition.

    Book ID: 74569
    Keywords: Reference Books
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  • FROM HEROIN TO SAN QUENTIN. by Duffy, Clinton T. and Eva Irene Linkletter.
    Duffy, Clinton T. and Eva Irene Linkletter.
    FROM HEROIN TO SAN QUENTIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    Morro Bay, California: Java Books, (1977) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel by Duffy, the former warden of San Quentin and Linkletter, a researcher and writer. While this is the story of one man's descent into being a junkie, imprisoned several times until he finally winds up in San Quentin, this is based mostly on real-life narcotic users and actual life in the prison. Includes "Narcotic Quotes" by Senator Alan Cranston. Despite his former position, in his preface Duffy makes it very clear that he does not think prison is the solution to addiction and crime. INSCRIBED by Linkletter on the front endpaper with her notation at the bottom that it is out of print. 304 pp.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74571
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  • LONDON. by Copson, Alan and Allan Stone, photographers. Text by Lucinda Hawksley.
    Copson, Alan and Allan Stone, photographers. Text by Lucinda Hawksley.
    LONDON.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Bath, UK: Paragon Books, (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover - SIGNED on the title page by both photographers - Copson and Stone. Slightly oversized square format, printed on heavy glossy stock, with color photographs on every page. Index. 200 pp. ISBN: 0-752574876.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74572
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  • BLACKENING SONG. by Thurlo, Aimee and David.
    Thurlo, Aimee and David.
    BLACKENING SONG.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery novel introducing FBI agent, Ella Clah, who has returned to the reservation when her father is ritually murdered, and her brother, a tribal medicine man is the prime suspect. This series explores the conflicts between the traditional and modernist ways of life among the Navajo. SIGNED on the title page with the words "Walk in beauty." 380 pp. ISBN: 0-312-856520.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket. Rather uncommon in the hardcover first edition and especially so signed.

    Book ID: 74573
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  • THE BIG OVER EASY: An Investigation with the  Nursery Crime Division. by Fforde, Jasper.
    Fforde, Jasper.
    THE BIG OVER EASY: An Investigation with the Nursery Crime Division.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, (2005.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first book in a new series featuring Jack Spratt, investigator, family man, and head of the nursery crime division. SIGNED on the title page. 398 pp. plus 3 "ads.". ISBN: 0-340835664.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74575
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  • THE GOLEM'S EYE: Book II of The Bartimaeus Trilogy. by Stroud, Jonathan.
    Stroud, Jonathan.
    THE GOLEM'S EYE: Book II of The Bartimaeus Trilogy.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Doubleday, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second novel in this young adult fantasy series: "When the 5000 year-old djinni Bartimaeus is summoned by Nathaniel, a young magician's apprentice, he expects to have to do nothing more taxing than a little levitation or a few simple illusions. But Nathaniel is a precocious talent and has something rather more dangerous in mind, revenge." Now 2 years later, Nathaniel is fast rising through the government ranks, but Kitty and her fellow rebels are planning their most dangerous exploits yet. SIGNED on the title page. 570 pp. ISBN: 0-38560615x.

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

    Book ID: 74576
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  • THE MAMUR ZAPT AND THE NIGHT OF THE DOG. by Pearce, Michael.
    Pearce, Michael.
    THE MAMUR ZAPT AND THE NIGHT OF THE DOG.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Collins Crime Club, (1989) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second Mamur Zapt mystery, set in 1908, as the "indirect" British rule in Cairo is beginning to wind down. The Mamur Zapt is Cadwallader Owen, the head of the Political Branch of the police. The author grew up in what was then the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. 204 pp. ISBN: 0-002322110.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74585
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  • MURDER UNPROMPTED. by Brett, Simon
    Brett, Simon
    MURDER UNPROMPTED.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Gollancz, 1982. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring actor and sometimes sleuth Charles Paris. "At last! Charles Paris plays the lead - and incidentally solves the murder." SIGNED on the title page. 160 pp. ISBN: 0-575030704.

    Condition: Near fine in a very near fine example of the distinctive yellow Gollancz dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74586
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  • THE BURGLAR IN THE CLOSET. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR IN THE CLOSET.

    Edition: First thus (full number line).

    New York: Dutton, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery, originally published in 1978. SIGNED on the title page. 243 pp. ISBN: 0-525-939938.

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

    Book ID: 74587
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  • THE COLLECTED MYSTERY STORIES. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE COLLECTED MYSTERY STORIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Orion, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Collects 71 stories, including three collections previously unpublished in the UK, along with 14 new stories, gathered for the first time in one volume. SIGNED on the title page. Introduction by Block. xi, 754 pp. ISBN: O752825445.

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

    Book ID: 74588
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  • HIT MAN. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    HIT MAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: William H. Morrow, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An intelligent and clever thriller: "Keller is a killer. Professional, cool, confident, competent, reliable. The consummate pro. . . But he is a complex person: understandably guarded and reclusive, icy and ruthlessly efficient, he is also prone to loneliness, self-doubt, and career worries." INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 259 pp. ISBN: 0-68814179X.

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

    Book ID: 74589
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  • THE BURGLAR ON THE PROWL. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR ON THE PROWL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Bibliomystery featurning Bernie Rhodenbarr, antiquarian book dealer by day, burglar by night. SIGNED on the title page. 293 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0198303.

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

    Book ID: 74590
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  • CONGO JOURNEY. by O'Hanlon, Redmond.
    O'Hanlon, Redmond.
    CONGO JOURNEY.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    London: Hamish Hamilton, (1996). SIGNED hardcover - A modern classic of travel literature: "Ostensibly a quest for Mokele-mbembe, the Congo dinosaur , this story of travel through the jungles and swamp forests of the northern Congo is Tolstoyan in its depth, scope and range of characters, and as vivid as Nabokov in its image and detail. A portrait of a country, it is alive with natural history: eagles and parrots, hornbills and sunbirds, forest cobras and crocodiles, gorillas and elephants. A search for the meaning of sorcery, the purpose of religion (and a celebration of the comfort and mysteries of science), it is also an adventure told with great narrative force. Of course there is a darker side to…

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    London: Hamish Hamilton, (1996). SIGNED hardcover - A modern classic of travel literature: "Ostensibly a quest for Mokele-mbembe, the Congo dinosaur , this story of travel through the jungles and swamp forests of the northern Congo is Tolstoyan in its depth, scope and range of characters, and as vivid as Nabokov in its image and detail. A portrait of a country, it is alive with natural history: eagles and parrots, hornbills and sunbirds, forest cobras and crocodiles, gorillas and elephants. A search for the meaning of sorcery, the purpose of religion (and a celebration of the comfort and mysteries of science), it is also an adventure told with great narrative force. Of course there is a darker side to the Congo, and that too is recorded here." SIGNED on the title page. Maps, photographs, bibliography. 472 pp. ISBN: 0-241127688.

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

    Book ID: 74591
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  • THE BURGLAR WHO STUDIED SPINOZA. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR WHO STUDIED SPINOZA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1980.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth mystery featuring Bernie Rhodenbarr, full-time bookseller and part-time thief.. SIGNED on the front endpaper. 213 pp. ISBN: 0-394-510658.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74592
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  • LIKE A LAMB TO SLAUGHTER. by Block, Lawrence
    Block, Lawrence
    LIKE A LAMB TO SLAUGHTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Arbor House, (1984.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Collection of short stories, including the first story featuring Chip Harrison. SIGNED on the title page. Introduction by Joe Gores. 265 pp. ISBN: 0-87795-5263.

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

    Book ID: 74593
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  • A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, 1992. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Matthew Scudder mystery. SIGNED on the title page. 318 pp. ISBN: 0-688-103502.

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

    Book ID: 74594
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  • THE RIVER WHY. by Duncan, David James.
    Duncan, David James.
    THE RIVER WHY.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, (1983.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a book which has become a classic of fly fishing along with Maclean's 'The River Runs Through It.' (and also the first novel published by The Sierra Club.) "Leaving behind a madcap, fishing-obsessed family, Gus embarks on an extraordinary voyage of self-discovery along his beloved Oregon rivers. What he unexpectedly finds is man's wanton destruction of nature and a burning desire to commit himself to its preservation. Here is the funny, sensitive, very special story of one man's search for meaning, for love, and for a sane way to live - a tale that gives a contemporary voice to the concerns and hopes of…

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    San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, (1983.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a book which has become a classic of fly fishing along with Maclean's 'The River Runs Through It.' (and also the first novel published by The Sierra Club.) "Leaving behind a madcap, fishing-obsessed family, Gus embarks on an extraordinary voyage of self-discovery along his beloved Oregon rivers. What he unexpectedly finds is man's wanton destruction of nature and a burning desire to commit himself to its preservation. Here is the funny, sensitive, very special story of one man's search for meaning, for love, and for a sane way to live - a tale that gives a contemporary voice to the concerns and hopes of all living things on this beautiful watery planet Earth." 291 pp. ISBN: 0-871563215.

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    Condition: Near fine in a fair only dust jacket. (sunning to spine of dj, tear on front cover, chip on rear, overall edgewear - original price of $12.95 still present)

    Book ID: 74518
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  • THE SPARROW by Russell, Mary Doria
    Russell, Mary Doria
    THE SPARROW

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Villard, 1996. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's justifiably highly acclaimed first book, winner of 3 science fiction awards (1998 Arthur C. Clarke Award, 1998 British Science Fiction Award, the James Tiptree, Jr. Award) and nominated for the Hugo. Its story of man's encounter with intelligent beings on another planet is one of the most thought-provoking works of speculative fiction published in recent years. Basis of the forth-coming movie. The sequel, Children of God, was nominated for the Nebula. True first edition with all of the points present in the first issue dust jacket. 408 pp. ISBN: 0-679-451501.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74519
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  • THE TERRIBLE DOOR. by Sims, George (1923-1999)
    Sims, George (1923-1999)
    THE TERRIBLE DOOR.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: The Bodley Head, (1964) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first novel by this dealer in rare books and manuscripts, a world he exploits to the full in several of his thrillers including one which features Robert Seldon, an English bookseller who has been offered a large sum of money to find the correspondence of an eccentric writer with rather unusual sexual tastes - the "terrible door" of the title is the door into the past. In the obituary he wrote for Sims, Anthony Rota called this "virtually a roman-a-clef, various characters being based on adaptations or amalgams of well-known book-trade figures of the day." While he might have remained primarily an antiquarian bookseller, Sim was elected…

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    London: The Bodley Head, (1964) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first novel by this dealer in rare books and manuscripts, a world he exploits to the full in several of his thrillers including one which features Robert Seldon, an English bookseller who has been offered a large sum of money to find the correspondence of an eccentric writer with rather unusual sexual tastes - the "terrible door" of the title is the door into the past. In the obituary he wrote for Sims, Anthony Rota called this "virtually a roman-a-clef, various characters being based on adaptations or amalgams of well-known book-trade figures of the day." While he might have remained primarily an antiquarian bookseller, Sim was elected a member of the famous Detection Club. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper (simply "for Jim from George." 176 pp.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74508
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  • EARLY AUTUMN. by Parker, Robert B.
    Parker, Robert B.
    EARLY AUTUMN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte Press, (1981.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The sevnth Spenser nove, set in Boston and Maine. Winner of the Maltese Falcon Award, for hardboiled mysteries. 212 pp. ISBN: 0-440-022487.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74429
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  • HARD FREEZE. by Simmons, Dan.
    Simmons, Dan.
    HARD FREEZE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second Joe Kurtz novel, set in Buffalo, New York - hardboiled - edgy, violent and fast moving.SIGNED on the title page. . 295 pp. ISBN: 0-312-305281.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74430
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  • THE BLUE HAMMER. by Macdonald, Ross (pseudonym of Kenneth Millar.)
    Macdonald, Ross (pseudonym of Kenneth Millar.)
    THE BLUE HAMMER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. dj. Hardcover first edition - A Lew Archer novel, by this master of the hard-boiled noir detective story, set in Southern California and involving the theft of a valuable painting and the disappearance of a famous artist. 270 pp..

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74431
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  • THE RICH DETECTIVE by Keating, H.R.F.
    Keating, H.R.F.
    THE RICH DETECTIVE

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1993) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Edgy mystery introducing William Sylvester, a detective inspector with South Mercia CID. SIGNED on the title page. 248 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-5061.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74432
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  • NIGHTWING. by Smith, Martin Cruz.
    Smith, Martin Cruz.
    NIGHTWING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (1977.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel set among the American Indians in the Southwest by this Edgar-nominated writer who is himself half Pueblo. Basis of the movie of the same name. Map endpapers of the Painted Desert of Arizona. INSCRIBED on the title page. 255 pp. Dustjacket illustration by Wendell Minor. ISBN: 0-393-087832.

    Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74433
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  • THE BEST BRITISH MYSTERIES, 2005. by Jakubowski Maxim, editor.
    Jakubowski Maxim, editor.
    THE BEST BRITISH MYSTERIES, 2005.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Allison & Busby, (2004) dj. Hardcover first edition - An anthology of new stories - contributors include Anne Perry, Christopher Fowler, Keith Miles, John Mortimer, Peter Lovesey, H.R.F. Keating, John Harvey, Kim Newman, Adrian Magson, Amy Myers, Peter Robinson; Lindsey Davis, Ian Rankin and others. Introduction. 345 pp. ISBN: 0-749083360.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74434
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  • A FAINT COLD FEAR. by Slaughter, Karin. Appreciation by Val McDermid.
    Slaughter, Karin. Appreciation by Val McDermid.
    A FAINT COLD FEAR.

    Edition: Limited, signed first UK edition.

    Gladestry, UK: Scorpion Press, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third Grant County mystery, set in a small Georgia town and featuring Sara Linton, the town's pediatrician and coroner, and her ex-husband, police chief Jeffrey Tolliver. Numbered 27 out of 80, and SIGNED by the author on the limitation page. Includes an essay of appreciation by Val McDermid. Bound in marbled boards and half leather, gilt lettering on spine. ISBN: 1-873567626.

    Condition: Fine in fine original clear mylar dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74436
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  • BROWN-EYED GIRL. by Swift, Virginia.
    Swift, Virginia.
    BROWN-EYED GIRL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Interesting and rather off-beat mystery introducing Sally Adler - who was known in her wilder days as a hell-raising singer known as Mustang Sally. Now a history professor (although still singing sometimes) she returns to Laramie, Wyoming when she is offered a chair endowed by a woman poet who recently died. Among the terms of the endowment is that she is to live in the Dunwoodie House and write a biography of Meg Dunwoodie. SIGNED on the title page. 306 pp. ISBN: 0-06-019555X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74438
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  • BAD COMPANY. by Swift, Virginia.
    Swift, Virginia.
    BAD COMPANY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second Mustang Sally mystery, featuring Sally Adler - who was known in her wilder days as a hell-raising singer known as Mustang Sally - but who is now a history professor back in Laramie, Wyoming. Set during Jubilee days. SIGNED on the title page. 324 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0195541.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74440
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  • THE BOOK OF THE GREEN MAN. by Johnson, Ronald.
    Johnson, Ronald.
    THE BOOK OF THE GREEN MAN.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Norton, (1967). First edition - A long poem describing this young Kansas poet's year of walking in Britain, from October 1962 to October 1963 - including a month spent in Wordsworth's Lake County, a hike to the source of the Wye in Wales and more. Notes. 90 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers (previous owner's name, that of poet Elizabeth [Harrod] LaPlace)

    Book ID: 74450
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  • MAULE'S CURSE: Seven Studies in the History of American Obscurantism: Hawthorne - Cooper - Melville - Poe - Emerson - Jones Very - Emily Dickinson - Henry James. by Winters, Yvor.
    Winters, Yvor.
    MAULE'S CURSE: Seven Studies in the History of American Obscurantism: Hawthorne - Cooper - Melville - Poe - Emerson - Jones Very - Emily Dickinson - Henry James.

    Edition: First printing.

    Norfolk, Conn. New Directions, (1938) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of seven related essays on classic American literature. Three of them first appeared in print here, two others were revised and expanded from their original periodical appearances, and two others had periodical printing errors corrected and unauthorised editorial revisions removed. Includes an appendix with a brief selection of the poems of Jones Very. Index. xii, 240 pp.

    Condition: Very good in dark blue cloth with silver lettering on the spine in a very good minus dust jacket (previous owner's name, some light penciled underlining and brackets throughout, overall edgewear and toing to the dj, chipping to top of dj spine)

    Book ID: 74452
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