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  • Penny, Louise
    GLASS HOUSES.
    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2017). First edition - Novel in the award winning series featuring Chief Superintendent Armand Gamache, centering on the village of Three Pines. Author's note. 391 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.
    Book ID: 72371
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  • Marston, Edward.(pseudonym of Keith Miles)
    THE FOXES OF WARWICK: Volume IX of the Doomsday Books.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Headline (Hodder), (1999) dj. Hardcover first edition - Historical mystery set in the years immediately following the Norman conquest of England, during the reign of William the Conqueror, featuring two Doomsday Commissioners - Gervase Bret and Ralph Delchard. Map of Doomsday Warwickshire. 274 pp. ISBN: 0-747222215.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (usual toning to the pages)
    Book ID: 72372
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  • Marston, Edward.(pseudonym of Keith Miles)
    THE WILDCATS OF EXETER: Volume VIII of the Doomsday Books.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Headline (Hodder), (1998) dj. Hardcover first edition - Historical mystery set in the years immediately following the Norman conquest of England, during the reign of William the Conqueror, featuring two Doomsday Commissioners - Gervase Bret and Ralph Delchard. Map of Doomsday Exeter. 275 pp. ISBN: 0-747222207.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (usual toning to the pages)
    Book ID: 72373
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  • Marston, Edward.(pseudonym of Keith Miles)
    THE ELEPHANTS OF NORWICH: Volume XI of the Doomsday Books.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Headline (Hodder), (2000) dj. Hardcover first edition - Historical mystery set in the years immediately following the Norman conquest of England, during the reign of William the Conqueror, featuring two Doomsday Commissioners - Gervase Bret and Ralph Delchard. Map of Doomsday Norfolk. 308 pp. ISBN: 0-74727410X.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (usual toning to the pages)
    Book ID: 72374
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  • Marston, Edward.(pseudonym of Keith Miles)
    THE OWLS OF GLOUCESTER: Volume X of the Doomsday Books.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Headline (Hodder), (2000) dj. Hardcover first edition - Historical mystery set in the years immediately following the Norman conquest of England, during the reign of William the Conqueror, featuring two Doomsday Commissioners - Gervase Bret and Ralph Delchard. Map of Doomsday Gloucestershire. 275 pp. ISBN: 0-747274098.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (usual toning to the pages)
    Book ID: 72375
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  • Stockwin, Julian
    KYDD: THE ADMIRAL'S DAUGHTER.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, (2007). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 8th novel in the Tom Kydd series, which follows his career in the British Royal Navy from pressed man to Master. #236 in the limited edition of 500 copies, SIGNED on the title page, numbered and stamped. Author's note.. 361 pp. Laid in is a SIGNED postcard and a leather bookmark. ISBN: 978-0340898598.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 72376
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  • Barnard, Robert.
    CORPSE IN A GILDED CAGE.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Collins, (1984) dj. Hardcover first edition - A mystery and a spoof of the British upper classes - one which turns the traditional country house party murder on its head, and gives it a few more twists. 211 pp. ISBN: 0-00231942X.

    Condition: Very good in near fine dust jacket (rather severe toning to the pages).
    Book ID: 72377
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  • SEX FOR AMERICA: Politically Inspired Erotica. by [Anthology, signed]
    [Anthology, signed]
    SEX FOR AMERICA: Politically Inspired Erotica.
    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: HarperPerennial, 2008. SIGNED first edition - A collection of 25 short stories, cartoons and illustrations centered around sex and politics. Contributors include Steve Almond, Jonathan Ames, Charlie Anders, Jami Attenberg, Nick Flynn, James Frey, Avital Gad-Cykman, Daphne Gottlieb, Liz Henry, Keith Knight, Tsaurah Litzky, Lydia Millet, Mistress Morgana, Rick Moody, Vanessa Norton, Susan O'Doherty, Eric Orner, Peter Orner, Michelle Richmond, Jerry Stahl, Anthony Swofford, Michelle Tea, and Alison Tyle. SIGNED by TWO authors: inscribed by the editor Stephen Elliott on the title page, and signed by Lydia Millet at her story "Desert Shield." Illustrated. Notes on contributors. xiii, 270 pp

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.
    Book ID: 72380
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  • THE FAR AWAY BROTHERS: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life.  by Markham, Lauren.
    Markham, Lauren.
    THE FAR AWAY BROTHERS: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life.
    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Crown, (2017). SIGNED first edition - The "story of identical twin brothers who escape El Salvador's violence to build new lives in California fighting to survive, to stay, and to belong. . . a coming of age tale that is also a nuanced portrait of Central America's child exodus, an investigation of U.S. immigration policy, and a testament to the migrant experience." INSCRIBED on the title page. Notes.288 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.
    Book ID: 72383
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  • Cameron, Clare.
    THE LAST NEANDERTHAL.
    Edition: First US printing.

    New York & London: Little Brown, (2017). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's very highly praised third novel, the story of "two women separated by millennia, but linked by an epic journey that will transform them both. 40,000 years in the past, the last family of Neanderthals roams the earth. After a crushingly hard winter, their numbers are low, [and] the unforgiving landscape takes its toll, and Girl is left alone to care for Runt, a foundling of unknown origin. As Girl and Runt face the coming winter storms, Girl realizes she has one final chance to save her people. . In the modern day, archaeologist Rosamund Gale works well into her pregnancy, racing to excavate newly found Neanderthal artifacts before her baby comes. Linked across the ages by the shared experience of early motherhood, both stories examine the often taboo corners of women's lives." SIGNED on the title page and dated April 2017, in the month of publication. 272 pp plus final image. ISBN: 978-0316314480.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)
    Book ID: 72384
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  • Greer, Andrew Sean.
    LESS.
    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2017). First edition - "A scintillating satire of the American abroad, a rumination on time and the human heart, a bittersweet romance of chances lost" - a New York Times Notable Book of 2017, a Washington Post Top Ten Book of 2017, a San Francisco Chronicle Top Ten Book of 2017 and longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence, the Lambda Award and the California Book Award. Letter from David Handler to the "person who reads letters in ARCs" bound in at front. Winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in fiction. 261 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.
    Book ID: 72385
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  • Alexie, Sherman.
    YOU DON'T HAVE TO SAY YOU LOVE ME: A Memoir.
    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2017). First edition - A very highly praised memoir by this award-winning writer - a "look at the complicated relationship between a remarkable mother and an equally remarkable son, set, mostly, in the Spokane Indian Reservation where Alexie spent his childhood. His whip-smart, sometimes cruel mother saved the family when she stopped drinking, but was inexplicably tough on her kids something Alexie traces back to mental illness, sexual assault, and the Indian experience of violence and oppression." Response to this book has been complicated by charges of sexual harrassment against Alexie, and he declined the Carnegie Medal. 417 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.
    Book ID: 72386
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  • [Andersen, Hans Christian] Binding, Paul.
    HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN: EUROPEAN WITNESS.
    Edition: First edition.

    New Haven: Yale University Press, (2014). The first work in English to examine the entire body of Andersen's writings, his extensive travels, and to place his work in the context of European literature. Frontispiece, extensive notes, index. ix, 482 pp. ISBN: 978-0300169232.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)
    Book ID: 72390
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  • Perry, Thomas.
    THE BOMB MAKER.
    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Mysterious Press, (2018). SIGNED first edition - A thriller which pits a lethally skilled bomb-maker against the LAPD Bomb Squad. SIGNED on the title page. 372 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed yellow wrappers. An uncommon advance issue.
    Book ID: 72391
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  • Crais, Robert.
    TAKEN.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2012.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Thriller set on the California Mexico border, the world of bajadores, featuring Elvis Cole and Joe Pike. SIGNED on the title page. 341 pp. ISBN: 978-0399158278.

    Condition: Very good in near fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 72392
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  • Crais, Robert.
    SUSPECT.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2013) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Eight months ago, a shocking nighttime assault by unidentified men killed LAPD Scott James' partner Stephanie, nearly killed him, and left him enraged, ashamed, and ready to explode. He is unfit for duty--until he meets his new partner. Maggie is not doing so well, either. A German shepherd who survived three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan sniffing explosives before losing her handler to an IED, her PTSD is as bad as Scott's. They are each other's last chance." SIGNED on the title page. Author's note. 312 pp. ISBN: 978-0399161483.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (light toning to the pages)
    Book ID: 72393
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  • Crais, Robert.
    THE PROMISE.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2015) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Thriller set in Los Angeles and featuring not only Elvis Cole and Joe Pike, but LAPD officer Scott James and his K9 partner Maggie. SIGNED on the title page. 402 pp. ISBN: 978-0399161490.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 72394
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  • Houck, Colleen.
    REAWAKENED.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte Press / Random House, (2015) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first book in a new young adult fantasy series - "an epic Egyptian-inspired adventure about two star-crossed teens who must battle mythical forces and ancient curses on a journey with more twists and turns than the Nile itself!" SIGNED on the dedication page, and embossed with the author's "official seal." 393 pp. ISBN: 978-0385376563.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (a new copy but with some toning to the edges of the textblock).
    Book ID: 72395
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  • Emily Lloyd-Jones.
    THE HEARTS WE SOLD.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2017). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's third novel - a young adult fantasy novel which reimagines the bargain Faust made with the devil - a combination of horror, fantasy and romance. SIGNED on the title page. 331 pp. ISBN: 978-0316314596.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)
    Book ID: 72396
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  • Jiles, Paulette.
    STORMY WEATHER.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2007) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second novel by this Missouri born poet and writer, set in 1937, during the Great Depression, in East Texas where oil is king. "The Stoddard girls know no life but an itinerant one, trailing their father from town to town as he searches for work on the pipelines and derricks. . . But the fall of 1937 ushers in a year of devastating drought and dust storms, and the family's fortunes sink further when a questionable "accident" leaves Elizabeth and her girls alone to confront the cruelest hardships of these hardest of times. With no choice left to them, they return to the abandoned family farm." 342 pp. ISBN: 978-0060537326.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 72400
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  • Jansma, Kristopher.
    THE UNCHANGEABLE SPOTS OF LEOPARDS.
    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Viking, (2013). SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel - an "inventive and witty debut about a young man's quest to become a writer and the misadventures in life and love that take him around the globe." A "canny, seductive, and utterly transfixing tale about the magic of storytelling and the misery of writing is told by an itinerant, chameleonic writer who calls himself Nobody." (Booklist) An ALA Notable Book for Adults. SIGNED on the title page and dated in 2012 (before publication) 253 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers. Promotional postcard laid in.
    Book ID: 72401
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  • Greenfield, Robert.
    BEAR: The Life and Times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III.
    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's, (2016). SIGNED first edition - Biography of the "reclusive and mysterious Grateful Dead benefactor and renowned LSD chemist without whom the counterculture would never have been born." SIGNED on the first page by the author. Selected discography, source notes, bibliography. 257 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers (as new and unread, but upper corner slightly bumped).
    Book ID: 72402
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  • McIntyre, A. R., Ph. D.
    CURARE: Its History, Nature and Clinical Use.
    Edition: First edition.

    Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1947. Hardcover first edition - A comprehensive monograph on this South America drug used as an arrow-poison from its historical use to modern studies of its effects. Extensive references at the end of each chapter. Map frontispiece, charts and tables. Index. 240 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in green cloth.
    Book ID: 72049
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  • NO SHRED OF EVIDENCE: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery. by Todd, Charles.
    Todd, Charles.
    NO SHRED OF EVIDENCE: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2016) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery, set in 1920 in Cornwell, in an England still recovering from the Great War. A highly recommended series of historical mysteries.SIGNED by both authors on the title page. ("Charles Todd" is actually the mother/son writing team of Caroline and Charles Todd.) 341 pp. ISBN: 978-0062386182.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.
    Book ID: 72144
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  • Baen, James, editor. Greg Bear and Jerry Pournelle, signed.
    GALAXY SCIENCE FICTION MAGAZINE, June 1975, Volume 30, Number 6.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Universal Publishing & Distributing Corporation, 1975. SIGNED first edition - Includes novelettes by Jack Williamson and Greg Bear, a short story by John Sladek, and more. SIGNED by TWO authors: Bear on the table of contents and Pournelle at his essay. Illustrations, ads. 160 pp.

    Condition: Near fine (usual toning to the pages, but otherwise tight and clean, no label.)
    Book ID: 69012
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  • THE PARIS REVIEW:  Volume 35, No.129; Winter, 1993 by Plimpton, George; Peter Matthiessen et als, editors. [Billy Collins, signed; William Stafford, Allen Ginsberg, Joanne Scott, contributors.]
    Plimpton, George; Peter Matthiessen et als, editors. [Billy Collins, signed; William Stafford, Allen Ginsberg, Joanne Scott, contributors.]
    THE PARIS REVIEW: Volume 35, No.129; Winter, 1993
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Paris Review, 1993. SIGNED first edition - Includes fiction by Robert Kunkle, Wang Meng and Joanna Scott; art by Medrie MacPhee; poetry David Barber, Nicholas Christopher, Billy Collins, Steven Cramer, Kathy Fagan, Daniel Hall, Wayne Kostenbaum and others: features by James Salter and Diana Trilling as well as "Cosmopolitan Greetings" by Ginsberg - consisting on nine photographs of famous writers and captions regarding them in Ginsberg's hand - and an interview with poet William Stafford.SIGNED by Billy Collins at his poem "On Turning Ten." Frontispiece by William Pene du Bois.273 pp plus numerous ads. We specialize in literary journals, and have many others - including many not yet catalogued and listed on line.

    Condition: Near fine in stiff wrappers (inconspicuous bookstore stamp on first page)
    Book ID: 72318
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  • BILLY DEAD. by Reardon, Lisa.
    Reardon, Lisa.
    BILLY DEAD.
    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Viking, 1998. First edition - Prizewinning playwright's first novel. Set in a small Michigan town this is the story of Ray, who was, with his older brother Billy, the ones who started all the fights, fueled all the gossip, had all the hard luck - and now Billy is dead, brutally murdered - Alice Munro called this a 'brave, heartwrenching debut. I couldn't look away.' 260 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.
    Book ID: 72327
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  • OLYMPIA 420: The Quest for Peace. by Dath, J.B.; illustrations by Jennifer Barrette.
    Dath, J.B.; illustrations by Jennifer Barrette.
    OLYMPIA 420: The Quest for Peace.
    Edition: First printing.

    [Davis, CA] Herzog House Publishing, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel - "A bitter war between two fundamentally opposed ways of life casts its shadow over ancient Greece." SIGNED on the page facing the title page by both Dath, the author, and Barrette, the illustrator. 288 pp. Illustrated map endpapers of Athens. ISBN: 0-976308606.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 72329
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  • MOTHER LONDON. by Moorcock, Michael.
    Moorcock, Michael.
    MOTHER LONDON.
    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harmony (Crown), (1989.). SIGNED first edition - Described on the back cover as Moorcock's 'centennial novel', this is one of his best - the story of 3 Londoners, patients at the same mental clinic and survivors of the German V2 bombings during World War II. Angela Carter described this as a 'vast, uncorseted, sentimental, comic, elegiac salmagundi of a novel' while Richard Burns called it 'wise and wistful, authentic and authoritative, intelligent and informed. It is a masterpiece.' SIGNED on the title page. 496 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in light gray printed wrappers.
    Book ID: 72332
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  • A CURE FOR CANCER. by Moorcock, Michael.
    Moorcock, Michael.
    A CURE FOR CANCER.
    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1971) dj. Hardcover first edition - A Jerry Cornelius novel - featuring one of the most original and iconoclastic science fiction heroes of modern times. SIGNED on the title page by Moorcock. Illustrated with drawings by Malcolm Dean. 256 pp. ISBN: 0-03-0850738.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (toning to the pages, some sunning to the spine of the dj and light overall wear).
    Book ID: 72333
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  • MARS 1999: Exclusive Preview of the U.S.-Soviet Manned Mission. by O'Leary, Brian.
    O'Leary, Brian.
    MARS 1999: Exclusive Preview of the U.S.-Soviet Manned Mission.
    Edition: First printing.

    Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, (1977) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - O'Leary, a former NASA astronaut, describes his vision of a combined Soviet and US mission. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper "To-- Science fiction and reality bump. Happy future" with a cartoon of a shark-faced rocket. Illustrated with photographs, drawing and charts. Open letter to President Reagan, glossary, index. 160 pp. ISBN: 0-8117-09825.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (toning to the pages)
    Book ID: 72339
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  • FACE OF A KILLER. by Burcell, Robin.
    Burcell, Robin.
    FACE OF A KILLER.
    Edition: First printing.

    Scottsdale AZ: Poisoned Pen Press, (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First book featuring FBI Special Agent Sydney Fitzpatrick, a forensic artist. INSCRIBED on the title page. 381 pp. ISBN: 978-1590583746.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.
    Book ID: 72345
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  • INTO THE GREAT WIDE OPEN by Canty, Kevin
    Canty, Kevin
    INTO THE GREAT WIDE OPEN
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, 1996. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Highly praised young author's first novel (following a collection of short stories), a NY Times Notable book. SIGNED on the title page. 244 pp. ISBN: 0-385-473885.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (appears unread, but with a remainder line on bottom edge.
    Book ID: 72348
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  • WINTER OF THE WHALE by Carse, Robert; illustrated by Joseph Cellini.
    Carse, Robert; illustrated by Joseph Cellini.
    WINTER OF THE WHALE
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, 1961. dj. Hardcover first edition - Story of young boys from the Manhanset tribe who change into men as they meet one enemy after another in an attempt to find food for their starving people, illustrated with black and white drawings by Joseph Cellini. Factually accurate book for older children about how the American Indians of the Northeast hunted for whales in the pre-colonial days. Bibliography, list of Algonkian words. 160 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dust jacket (some small chips and creasing to top edge of front cover of dj). A rather hard-to-find title, and especially so in this condition.
    Book ID: 72349
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  • THE HOME PLACE. by La Seur, Carrie.
    La Seur, Carrie.
    THE HOME PLACE.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2014). Hardcover first edition - Author's first novel, the story of a successful, but driven, lawyer who is pulled back into her troubled familys life in rural Montana when her sister is found dead in the street - and then it begins to appear that the death was not an accident. 289 pp. ISBN: 978-0062323446.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 72350
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  • LEONARD, 24, TEMPS DE GENIE. by Turk & De Groot (artist Philippe Ligeois and writer Bob de Groot)
    Turk & De Groot (artist Philippe Ligeois and writer Bob de Groot)
    LEONARD, 24, TEMPS DE GENIE.
    Edition: First edition.

    Paris: Dargaud, (1994). Hardcover first edition - Illustr de nombreux dessins en couleur. Conception graphique - Didier Gonard; couleurs - Claire de Graef. Texte en francias (Text in French). Cartoons. The 24th book in this Belgian comic series about an eponymous inventor and self-proclaimed genius and his long-suffering assistant, Basile, who most often serves as a guinea-pig for the inventions. Looking on are are Raoul the cat and Bernadette the mouse. Large format. 48 pp. ISBN: 2-884250050.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.
    Book ID: 72352
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  • THE RED ROVER. by Cooper, James Fenimore.
    Cooper, James Fenimore.
    THE RED ROVER.
    Edition: Reprint.

    New York & London: Co-operative Publication Society, n.d. (ca 1900). Hardcover - An early novel by Cooper, who was an American pioneering writer in the sea novel genre. This follows the activities of the sailor Dick Fid, free black sailor Scipio Africanus and Royal Navy officer James Wilder as they encounter the famous pirate, "The Red Rover." Notable both for its serious treatment of black characters and in his blurring of social and gender barriers, as shown in the character of a young girl disguised as a cabin boy. Two-color frontispiece with tissue guard. 494 pp.

    Condition: Very good in dark green cloth with gilt lettering on the spine.
    Book ID: 72354
    Keywords: Classics, pirate, sea novel
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  • AND NIGHT FELL: Memoirs of a Political Prisoner in South Africa. by Pheto, Molefe.
    Pheto, Molefe.
    AND NIGHT FELL: Memoirs of a Political Prisoner in South Africa.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Allison & Busby, (1983) dj. Hardcover first edition - Memoir by a Soweto music teacher, active in the promotion of Black culture and in opposition to apartheid, of the 281 days he was held, without trial, as a political prisoner in South Africa (271 of these days in solitary confinement). 218 pp. ISBN: 0-850315247.

    Condition: Very good in a fine dust jacket (a clean, tight copy, but with rather severe toning to the pages)
    Book ID: 72355
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  • WRITINGS ON THE WALL:  Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White.  by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem and Raymond Obstfeld.
    Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem and Raymond Obstfeld.
    WRITINGS ON THE WALL: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Liberty - Time, Inc, (2016.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A book of essays in which Abdul-Jabbar "uses his unique blend of erudition, street smarts and authentic experience on the country's seemingly irreconcilable partisan divide - both racial and political, parenthood, and his own experiences as an athlete, African-American, and a Muslim. . . he also offers keen assessments of and solutions to problems such as racism in sports while speaking candidly about his experiences on the court and off." SIGNED by Adbu-Jabbar on the title page. Index. 242 pp. ISBN: 978-1618931719.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)
    Book ID: 72357
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  • POT: A Handbook of Marihuana. by Rosevear, John.
    Rosevear, John.
    POT: A Handbook of Marihuana.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: University Books, (1967) dj. Hardcover first edition - A work on all aspects of marijuana - its history, how the plant is grown, smoking and its effects - published as legalization was first being called for and "millions" of young Americans were smoking it for the first time. Glossary of terms. 160 pp. Promotional sheet laid in.

    Condition: Very good in a fair only dust jacket (spot on lower edge of textblock, long diagonal tape-repaired tear on back cover of dj).
    Book ID: 72358
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  • BROTHERS KEEPERS. by Westlake, Donald.
    Westlake, Donald.
    BROTHERS KEEPERS.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: M. Evans & Co, (1975) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Even the serenity of a monastery is not sacrosanct to Westlake, as he drops a couple of rocks on the peace of young Brother Benedict. SIGNED on the title page. 254 pp. ISBN: 0-871311933.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (some light toning to the pages).
    Book ID: 72359
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  • AIMLESS LOVE: New and Selected Poems. by Collins, Billy.
    Collins, Billy.
    AIMLESS LOVE: New and Selected Poems.
    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Random House, (2013). SIGNED hardcover - A collection by this former poet laureate of the United States, one which combines more than 50 new poems with selections from four earlier books. SIGNED on the title page. 256 pp. ISBN: 978-0679644057.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 72360
    Keywords: Poetry
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  • A FLAW IN THE BLOOD. by Barron, Stephanie (pseudonym of Francine Mathews.)
    Barron, Stephanie (pseudonym of Francine Mathews.)
    A FLAW IN THE BLOOD.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Historical mystery set in 1861, the year in which Prince Albert, the consort of Queen Victoria died under somewhat mysterious circumstances. SIGNED on the title page. Afterword. 289 pp. ISBN: 978-0553805246.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder dot).
    Book ID: 72361
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  • THE FIRES OF PARATIME. by Modesitt, L. E., Jr. [Modessit on dustjacket]
    Modesitt, L. E., Jr. [Modessit on dustjacket]
    THE FIRES OF PARATIME.
    Edition: Book club edition: the first hardcover printing.

    New York: Timescape / Pocket Books, (1982.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Modesitt's debut novel and the first novel in the Time Gods sequence. SIGNED on the title page. Although this book was issued as a paperback original, according to Modesitt, the book club edition came out first, and thus the error in the spelling of his name on the dust jacket - "no one knew who he was then." Wraparound dustjacket art by Ron Walotsky. 216 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in near fine dust jacket (a bit of rubbing to the dj).
    Book ID: 72362
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  • ADIAMANTE. by Modesitt, L.E. Jr.
    Modesitt, L.E. Jr.
    ADIAMANTE.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1996.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Military SF-adventure set in the far distant future when Earth is just one planet inhabited by humanity - a novel that looks at the ethics of warfare. SIGNED on the title page. 316 pp. ISBN: 0-312-860218.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 72363
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  • JANE AND THE BARQUE OF FRAILITY: Being a Jane Austen Mystery. by Barron, Stephanie (pseudonym of Francine Mathews.)
    Barron, Stephanie (pseudonym of Francine Mathews.)
    JANE AND THE BARQUE OF FRAILITY: Being a Jane Austen Mystery.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The ninth in this delightful series with Jane Austen using her wit to save herself and her sister from being convicted of the murder of a minister. Editor's afterword. SIGNED on the title page. 297 pp. Dust jacket art by Kimiko Y. Craft. ISBN: 0-553-82267.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (comment inked on front endpaper)
    Book ID: 72364
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  • WINSLOW IN LOVE. by Canty, Kevin.
    Canty, Kevin.
    WINSLOW IN LOVE.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's third novel - "Richard Winslow is in a rut. His wife is leaving him, he drinks too much, his once-acclaimed poetry has sunken into obscurity, .. The offer of a visiting professorship at a small college in Montana hardly seems like the best way to renew his artistic glory, but with his options and his bank account rapidly dwindling, Winslow makes the move. Once there, he rediscovers the forgotten pleasures of fly-fishing and meets a girl in worse shape than he is." SIGNED on the title page. 254 pp. ISBN: 0-385513666.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 72365
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  • ROCKET RIDERS IN THE AIR, or A Chase in the Clouds.  #4 in series. by Garis, Howard R. (1873-1962)
    Garis, Howard R. (1873-1962)
    ROCKET RIDERS IN THE AIR, or A Chase in the Clouds. #4 in series.
    Edition: First edition.

    New York: A. L. Burt, (1934). Hardcover first edition - The fourth and final book in this seriesof aviation related adventures - the three friends have now all earned their pilot's licenses, but need a plane! Glossy frontispiece. 251 pp.

    Condition: Very good in red cloth with black lettering, dark blue tinting to top edge of textblock.
    Book ID: 72369
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  • NATURAL ORDERMAGE. by Modesitt, L. E.  Jr.
    Modesitt, L. E. Jr.
    NATURAL ORDERMAGE.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2007) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel in the saga of Recluce, Map. SIGNED on the title page. Illustrated map endpapers. 496 pp. Wraparound dustjacket art by Darrell K. Sweet. ISBN: 978-0765318138.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 72370
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  • THE BROTHEL IN ROSENSTRASSE. by Moorcock, Michael.
    Moorcock, Michael.
    THE BROTHEL IN ROSENSTRASSE.
    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Carroll & Graf, (1987.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An erotic novel sets the fin-de-siecle decadence against the Austro-Hungarian and Prussian rivalries, rivalries which eventually resulted in the Great War - World War I. SIGNED on the title page. 191 pp. ISBN: 0-88184-334.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (a tight copy which appears unread, but with a remainder line, bit of wear to dj at top of spine.)
    Book ID: 72288
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  • MR MONK AND THE DIRTY COP. by Goldberg, Lee.
    Goldberg, Lee.
    MR MONK AND THE DIRTY COP.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Obsidian / New American Library - NAL, (2009) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel based on the television series created by Andy Breckman. SIGNED on the title page. 276 pp. ISBN: 978-0451226983.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 72086
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  • THE LIGHTNING WITHIN: An Anthology of Contemporary American Indian Fiction by Velie, Alan R., editor. Leslie Marmon Silko, signed.
    Velie, Alan R., editor. Leslie Marmon Silko, signed.
    THE LIGHTNING WITHIN: An Anthology of Contemporary American Indian Fiction
    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    Lincoln: Bison Books / University of Nebraska Press, (1993). SIGNED - An anthology collecting nine excerpts and short stories by N. Scott Momaday, James Welch, Leslie Marmon Silko, Gerald Vizenor, Simon Ortiz, Louise Erdrich, and Michael Dorris. SIGNED by Silko at her contribution. Introduction by Velie. x, 161 pp. ISBN: 0-803246595.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (remainder line) Uncommon signed.
    Book ID: 72258
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  • THE CHEERFUL BLACKGUARD. by Pocock, Roger (Captain Henry Roger Ashwell Pocock, 1865-1941)
    Pocock, Roger (Captain Henry Roger Ashwell Pocock, 1865-1941)
    THE CHEERFUL BLACKGUARD.
    Edition: First edition.

    Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1915). Hardcover first edition - As implied by the name this is a breezy and irreverent account of life on the frontier in Canada and the US by this UK adventurer, journalist and author, who served briefly in the North West Mounted Police and also briefly as a missionary to the First Nations tribes along the Skeena River. He led an expedition to the Klondike, founded the Legion of Frontiersman in 1905, and as a lone unarmed Englishman, he rode the "Outlaw Trail" from Ft McLeod in Canada to Mexico, and fought in both the Boer War in South Africa and served in World War I. Among other things, he is known for having interviewed Bruce Cassidy. Despite the tone of this book, it is noticeable for its sympathetic portrait of the First Nations peoples -and especially of Rain, a young woman described as beautiful and glowing, but who also a very feisty woman. 400 pp.

    Condition: Very good in embossed royal blue cloth with gilt lettering.
    Book ID: 72260
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  • THE RED ONE. by London, Jack.
    London, Jack.
    THE RED ONE.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Macmillan, 1918. Hardcover first edition - A collection of four long stories, written in 1916 in Glen Ellen and on Hawaii, and published posthumously in book form. The title story, set in the remote jungles of Guadacanal in the Solomon Islands, veers towards science fiction as a scientist, taken captive by the natives, discovers the secret behind "the Red One." Also included is "The Hussy", a story of a giant gold nugget, "Like Argus of the Ancient Times", the story of a gold miner who was a 49er in California at age 22, and who sets out at 70 for the Klondike Gold Rush in an attempt to recoup his lost fortune - a wonderful story of indomitable optimism bolstered by hard work and courage. In the final story "The Princess" three down and out hobos talk about their glorious past. London spent a year on the road and knew the hobo camps well. Frontispiece portrait by Arnold Genthe. 193 pp. One of London's harder-to-find titles in the first edition.

    Condition: Very good in a contemporary or early half leather binding - blue cloth with tan leather, gilt titling on the spine and tooling to the edges of the leather, top edge gilt. (other Jack London first editions in matching binding available). A sturdy and attractive copy.
    Book ID: 72265
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  • THE ABSTINENCE TEACHER. by Perrotta, Tom.
    Perrotta, Tom.
    THE ABSTINENCE TEACHER.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel about two participants in a small-town culture war - the sex ed teacher at the high school and the soccer coach, a former stoner who found salvation in an evangelical church. SIGNED on the title page. 358 pp. ISBN: 0-312-358334.

    Condition: Very near fine in near fine dust jacket (short closed tear to upper edge of dj.)
    Book ID: 72267
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  • LITTLE CHILDREN. by Perrotta, Tom.
    Perrotta, Tom.
    LITTLE CHILDREN.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His fith book, surprising suspenseful and humorous novel not about children but about their parents. Dennis Lehane calls it "both an indictment and an elegy to that odd sociological construct, American suburbia." SIGNED on the title page. 355 pp. ISBN: 0-312315716.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.
    Book ID: 72268
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  • EVER AFTER HIGH: THE STORYBOOK OF LEGENDS.
 by Hale, Shannon.
    Hale, Shannon.
    EVER AFTER HIGH: THE STORYBOOK OF LEGENDS.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2013). SIGNED hardcover first edition - "At Ever After High, the children of fairytale legends prepare themselves to fulfill their destinies as the next generation of Snow Whites, Prince Charmings and Evil Queens...whether they want to or not." SIGNED on the title page. Decorative borders on all pages. 307 pp. ISBN: 978-0316401227.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards.
    Book ID: 72273
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES 2017. by [Anthology, signed] Wolitzer, Meg  and Heidi Pitlor, editors. Kevin Canty, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Wolitzer, Meg and Heidi Pitlor, editors. Kevin Canty, signed.
    THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES 2017.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Includes stories by T.C. Boyle, Kevin Canty, Emma Cline, Mary Gordon, Lauren Groff, Amy Hempel, Noy Holland, Fiona Maazel, Eric Puchner, Jim Shepard, Curtis Sittenfeld, Jess Walter and others. SIGNED by Kevin Canty at his story "God's Work." Foreword by Heidi Pitlor. Introduction by Meg Wolitzer. Notes on contributors. 303 pp. ISBN: 978-0544582767.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)
    Book ID: 72276
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  • IMPACT. by Preston, Douglas.
    Preston, Douglas.
    IMPACT.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: FORGE/ TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2010) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Atechnological thriller featuring ex-CIA agent Wyman Ford. Lee Child commented that this novel is "full of huge ideas, but intensely human, too, and intensely suspenseful.Ó SIGNED on the title page. 364 pp. ISBN: 978-0765317681.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.
    Book ID: 72277
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  • THE KRAKEN PROJECT. by Preston, Douglas.
    Preston, Douglas.
    THE KRAKEN PROJECT.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: FORGE/ TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2014) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A technological thriller featuring ex-CIA agent Wyman Ford. NASA has designed a probe to splash down in the Kraken Sea on Saturn's moon Titan, but the self-modifying AI named "Dorothy" but when a catastophe happens she flees to the internet and Ford has to find her. SIGNED on the title page. 364 pp. ISBN: 978-0765317698.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.
    Book ID: 72278
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  • PARALLAX. by Yurasov, Vladimir.
    Yurasov, Vladimir.
    PARALLAX.
    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Norton, (1966) dj. Hardcover first edition - From the dj: "This extraordinary novel, rooted in Yurasov's own incredible life, is the work of a Red Army colonel who is also a poet and engineer. . . It is the tale of two Russians whose lives run parallel - Feodor, who burst his bonds and sought a better world, and Vasili, friend to Feodor, who returned to his rural community to fight for his self respect from within the Soviet system." Yurosav was arrested for subversion during one of Stalin's purges, spent 10 years in a concentration camp, escaping during the German advance on Moscow. Translated from the Russian by Titiana Balkoff Drowne. 628 pp plus 2 pp about the author.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (some wear to the bottom of the spine of the dj).
    Book ID: 72280
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  • A DIRTY BUSINESS. by Edgley, Leslie.
    Edgley, Leslie.
    A DIRTY BUSINESS.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1969) dj. Hardcover first edition - A Red Mask Mystery. Set in Hollywood, this is a "fresh offbeat mystery featuring a new kind of murder - corporate style - and a new kind of private eye, president of a multimillion dollar investigation agency." 182 pp.

    Condition: Fine in a very near near fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 72281
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  • THE POSTMAN. by Brin, David.
    Brin, David.
    THE POSTMAN.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1985.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An inspiring post apocalyptic novel. Winner of 1986 John W. Campbell Memorial Award, nominated (2nd place to ENDER'S GAME) for the 1985 Nebula,1986 Hugo, SF Chronicle and Locus Poll Awards. A Kevin Costner motion picture released Christmas day1997.. 294 pp. ISBN: 0-553-051075.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 72282
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  • FILM: BOOK 2: FILMS OF PEACE AND WAR. by Hughes, Robert, editor.
    Hughes, Robert, editor.
    FILM: BOOK 2: FILMS OF PEACE AND WAR.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grove Press, (1962) dj. Hardcover first edition - Discusses the difficulties of making films during a time of war. Includes the scripts for 2 films "banned" then, but subsequently released: John Huston's "Let There Be Light" and Alain Resnais' "Night and Fog". Focuses also on Huston's 1944 "The Battle of San Pietro" which too accurately pictured the war in Italy. Includes contributions from Norman McLaren, Herbert Gold, Herbert Read, Jean Renoir, Dore Schary, a composite interview with Alain Resnais commenting on his film "Hiroshima Mon Amour", and more. Illustrated with stills from the movies. 255 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.
    Book ID: 72286
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  • THE GIRL WHO COULD READ HEARTS. by Maysonave, Sherry.
    Maysonave, Sherry.
    THE GIRL WHO COULD READ HEARTS.
    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Bloomington, IN: Balboa Press, (2016). SIGNED - Award-winning spiritual and inspirational novel about a six year old girl with a rare seventh sense - the ability to read hearts combined with keen intuition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. 326 pp. ISBN: 978-1504351119.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. Promotional material laid in.
    Book ID: 72287
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • SUMMER OF LOVE. by Mason, Lisa.
    Mason, Lisa.
    SUMMER OF LOVE.
    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Bantam, (1994). First edition - Her second novel, a finalist for the P. K. Dick award, a story of time travel from 500 years in the future to San Francisco in 1967. Drawings by Tom Robinson. 384 pp. ISBN: 0-553-373307.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.
    Book ID: 72291
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  • MASAI DREAMING. by Cartwright, Justin.
    Cartwright, Justin.
    MASAI DREAMING.
    Edition: 2nd printing.

    London: Macmillan, (1993). SIGNED hardcover - The author's sixth book - "A provocative novel about a disillusioned writer who travels to Africa to research a screenplay [about an early anthropologist.] Cartwright tellingly contrasts the supposed savagery of the dark continent with the very real barbarism of Nazi Germany and the modern world." (Esquire) SIGNED on the title page. 291 pp. ISBN: 0-333592816.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (appears unread, toning to the edge of the textblock).
    Book ID: 72300
    Keywords: Fiction, world war ii
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  • MER-CYCLE. by Anthony, Piers (pseudonym of Piers Anthony Dillingham Jacob)
    Anthony, Piers (pseudonym of Piers Anthony Dillingham Jacob)
    MER-CYCLE.
    Edition: First edition, stated.

    Houston, TX: Tafford Publishing, Inc. (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - Described as the 86th published novel by this award-winning fantasy writer - A ". modern day 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea." Author's note commenting that he originally wrote this in 1971, but was unable to sell it then. Extensively revised and expanded for this, its first publication. 262 pp. ISBN: 0-962371262.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)
    Book ID: 72303
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  • IN THE SPIRIT OF MURDER. by Belgrave, Laura.
    Belgrave, Laura.
    IN THE SPIRIT OF MURDER.
    Edition: First printing.

    Johnson City: TN: Silver Dagger, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "When a medium turns up dead in a backwoods Florida town, police detective Claudia Hershey is thrust into a nightmarish case." SIGNED by on the title page. 204 pp. ISBN: 1-570721084.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.
    Book ID: 72306
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  • CHANCE. by Nunn, Kem
    Nunn, Kem
    CHANCE.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (2014) dj. Hardcover first edition - A psychological thriller set in Oakland and the back streets of the San Francisco Bay area, a book described by Robert Stone as 'suspenseful contemporary crime fiction unrivalled in its intensity.' 320 pp. ISBN: 978-0743289245.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)
    Book ID: 72307
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  • DRAGONWINGS. by Yep, Lawrence.
    Yep, Lawrence.
    DRAGONWINGS.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, 1975. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His rather hard to find second novel, a 1976 Newbery Honor book, a historical novel inspired by a Chinese immigrant who made a flying machine in 1909. INSCRIBED by Yep on the title page - For -- "another person with wings" and dated in 1979. Afterword. First edition stated on copyright page. 248 pp. ISBN: 06-0267380.

    Condition: Just about fine in illustrated boards (a little rubbing to the back cover, appears unread,, no dj.
    Book ID: 72308
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  • THE SINISTER SIGN POST. The Hardy Boys Series 15. by Dixon, Franklin W.
    Dixon, Franklin W.
    THE SINISTER SIGN POST. The Hardy Boys Series 15.
    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (ca. 1955, c 1936.) dj. Hardcover - In tan cloth with dark brown lettering. Scenic orange endpapers by Gretta. Plain frontispiece. Flap on dj and front of book lists to #33. Original text with 25 chapters and 215 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a fair only dust jacket. (2 large chips missing from front cover of dj.)
    Book ID: 72309
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  • THE SACRAMENTO RIVER. by Lewis, Oscar.
    Lewis, Oscar.
    THE SACRAMENTO RIVER.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1970) dj. Hardcover first edition - A title in the Rivers of America Series for Young Readers. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Michael Hampshire. Index. 89 pp. ISBN: 0-030816106.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (initials on first page, a bit of wear to the upper edge of dj and toning to the spine of the dj). Overall, a clean and attractive copy.
    Book ID: 72311
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  • THE FOREST OF MYSTERY: The Exploration Series #4 by Foster, James H.
    Foster, James H.
    THE FOREST OF MYSTERY: The Exploration Series #4
    Edition: First edition.

    New York: A. L. Burt, (1935) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth book in this adventure series, in which two boys accompany their fathers, noted naturalists and collectors for zoos, to remote and wild places -to Africa in this book. Glossy frontispiece. Bibliography. Lists to self at beginning of book and on back cover of dj. 254 pp. Brown and white illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Near fine in original bright orange cloth with black lettering in a very good dust jacket (sunning to spine of dj) Rather hard-to-find in the original Burt edition in dust jacket.
    Book ID: 72312
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  • SCAVENGERS. by Havill, Steven F.
    Havill, Steven F.
    SCAVENGERS.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2002.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring former deputy and now Posadas County, New Mexico, Undersherriff Estelle Reyes-Guzman. 290 pp. ISBN: 0-312-25203x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. A surprisingly uncommon title in this series, especially in this condition.
    Book ID: 72314
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  • THE ENTROPY TANGO: A Comic Romance. by Moorcock, Michael.
    Moorcock, Michael.
    THE ENTROPY TANGO: A Comic Romance.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: New English Library, 1981. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Jerry Cornelius novel. An ingenious and original combination of science fiction, surrealism, social satire and more. SIGNED on the title page. Lyrics by Michael Moorcock, illustrated throughout with drawings by Romain Slocombe. 152 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 0-450-048861.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped.)
    Book ID: 72316
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  • MORE SHAPES THAN ONE. by Chappell, Fred.
    Chappell, Fred.
    MORE SHAPES THAN ONE.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of 13 stories by this North Carolina poet and novelist. "Altered history of future legend, disquieting, comic, or tall in the telling, these stories follow seekers of truth as they pursue the shifty, shape-changing object of their particular desires". Among those who appear in these stories are Lovecraft and the poet Hart Crane. Nominated for the World Fantasy Award. 197 pp. ISBN: 0-312-064187.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (some light toning to the pages, interior of the dj, a clean tight copy which appears unread)
    Book ID: 72195
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  • THERE CAME A STRANGER. by Fenady, Andrew J.
    Fenady, Andrew J.
    THERE CAME A STRANGER.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Forge / TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2001) dj. Gripping Western novel by this award-winning novelist and screen writer. "Tired of war and hoping to escape his bloody past, Adam Dawson leaves the army and his close friend, Custer, and makes his way to Pinto, Texas, where he is hired by rancher Chad Walker and finds himself caught in the middle of a land war." Among Fenady's awards are the Edgar for best mystery, the Golden Boot Award for lifetime contribution to Western fiction and three Emmys. 284 pp. ISBN: 0-312877528.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)
    Book ID: 72197
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  • THE SKYROCKET. by St. Johns, Adele Rogers.
    St. Johns, Adele Rogers.
    THE SKYROCKET.
    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Cosmopolitan, 1925. Hardcover first edition - An uncommon novel of Hollywood during the silent era, the basis for the 1926 silent film of the same name. The fairy tale rise of Sharon Kimm from a lowly "daily girl" to the pinnacle of success. 322 pp,

    Condition: Very worn condition in the original red cloth with gold lettering - both hinges cracked, spine slant, rubbing and wear to the cloth, discoloration from glue on front endpaper, etc - overall poor condition, but listed because it is rather hard-to-find.
    Book ID: 72198
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  • MURDER IN ELY: A Third-Culture Kid Mystery. by Nelson, D-L.
    Nelson, D-L.
    MURDER IN ELY: A Third-Culture Kid Mystery.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Five Star / Gale, (2015) dj. Hardcover first edition - The sixth in this series which combines a modern-day mystery with historical information. "After a friend is murdered and another friend becomes the main suspect, Annie Young-Perret decides to investigate the crime only to discover that the one of the four world-famous bankers secretly meeting in her Alpine village may have had something to do with the killing." 347 pp. ISBN: 978-1432830434.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)
    Book ID: 72201
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  • MURDER IN SCHWYZ: A Third-Culture Kid Mystery. by Nelson, D-L.
    Nelson, D-L.
    MURDER IN SCHWYZ: A Third-Culture Kid Mystery.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Five Star / Gale, (2016) dj. Hardcover first edition - The seventh in this series which combines a modern-day mystery with historical information. ""Brother Fritz wants to sell. Sister Petra wants to expand. The Bircher family has manufactured cookies in the picturesque Swiss canton of Schwyz since the late 1800s. And Annie Young-Perret was warned, when she took an assignment to write a history of the company, about the ongoing sibling feud over control of its future." 303 pp. ISBN: 978-1432832230.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)
    Book ID: 72202
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  • THE RETURN OF THE RAVEN MOCKER: An Alafair Tucker Mystery. by Casey, Donis.
    Casey, Donis.
    THE RETURN OF THE RAVEN MOCKER: An Alafair Tucker Mystery.
    Edition: First printing.

    Scottsdale, AZ: Poisoned Pen Press, (2017) dj. Hardcover first edition - The ninth in this award-winning mystery series set in Oklahoma in the 1910s and featuring Alafair Tucker, a mother of ten. It is 1918 and as war is raging in Europe, the deadly influenza epidemic is sweeping through Boynton. ISBN: 978-146207549.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)
    Book ID: 72203
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  • THE LONG AND FARAWAY GONE. by Berney, Lou.
    Berney, Lou.
    THE LONG AND FARAWAY GONE.
    Edition: Trade paperback original, later printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2015). SIGNED - A compelling novel, winner of the Edgar, the Macavity, the Anthony and the Barry awards for best paperback mystery. "In the summer of 1986, two tragedies rocked Oklahoma City. Six movie-theater employees were killed in an armed robbery, while one inexplicably survived. Then, a teenage girl vanished from the annual State Fair. Neither crime was ever solved. Twenty-five years later, the reverberations of those unsolved cases quietly echo through survivorsÕ lives. A private investigator in Vegas, WyattÕs latest inquiry takes him back to a past heÕs tried to escapeÑand drags him deeper into the harrowing mystery of the movie house robbery that left six of his friends dead." SIGNED on the title page. 454 pp. ISBN: 978-0062292438.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy)
    Book ID: 72204
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  • IN THE COUNTRY OF THE YOUNG. by Aldridge, John W.
    Aldridge, John W.
    IN THE COUNTRY OF THE YOUNG.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1970) dj. Hardcover first edition - From the dj:"In this boldly provocative analysis of the under-thirty generation, John W. Aldridge has written a brilliant commentary on youth and the state of American society today. He shares his views on the psychology of campus activism, hippy culture, the promiscuous child-breeders of the forties and fifties, life in the wall-to-wall ghettos of suburbia, the implications of a youth-dominated anti-utopia, and above all, the civilized values we must defend." ix, 128 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.
    Book ID: 72209
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  • THE WESTERN ISLAND, or The Great Blasket. by Flower, Robin.
    Flower, Robin.
    THE WESTERN ISLAND, or The Great Blasket.
    Edition: First American edition.

    New York: Oxford University Press, 1945. dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of the rich tradition of folk-literature, folk-song, myths and ghost stories found on this island off the coast of County Kerry, as collected during twenty years of visits to the island. Illustrated with pen and ink drawings by Ida M. Flower. vi, 138 pp. Green map endpapers.

    Condition: Near fine in green cloth in a very good pale green dust jacket.
    Book ID: 72210
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  • THE 1942 FILM DAILY YEAR BOOK OF MOTION PICTURES: 24th Annual Edition.
 by Alicoate, Jack, editor.
    Alicoate, Jack, editor.
    THE 1942 FILM DAILY YEAR BOOK OF MOTION PICTURES: 24th Annual Edition.
    Edition: First edition.

    The Film Daily, 1942. Hardcover first edition - An encyclopedic look at the US motion picture industry during 1941, with World War II raging. Illustrated throughout. Includes both editorial and adversting indexes. Many articles, ads, A massive and very heavy book printed on coated stock throughout. 1016 pp.

    Condition: POOR condition only (both hinges cracked, text block beginning to separate from binding, lots of wear to spine covering - but still a useful copy of a rather uncommon reference. priced low because of the condition.)
    Book ID: 72211
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  • THE 1947 FILM DAILY YEAR BOOK OF MOTION PICTURES: 29th Annual Edition.
 by Alicoate, Jack, editor.
    Alicoate, Jack, editor.
    THE 1947 FILM DAILY YEAR BOOK OF MOTION PICTURES: 29th Annual Edition.
    Edition: First edition.

    The Film Daily, 1947. Hardcover first edition - An encyclopedic look at the US motion picture industry during 1946. Illustrated throughout. Includes both editorial and advertising indexes. Many articles, ads, A massive and very heavy book printed on coated stock throughout. 1088 pp.

    Condition: POOR condition only (both hinges broken, text block beginning to separate from binding, missing front endpaper and title page - but still a useful copy of a rather uncommon reference. priced low because of the condition.)
    Book ID: 72212
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  • STRIPPED BARE. by Baker, Shannon.
    Baker, Shannon.
    STRIPPED BARE.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2016). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery set in the Nebraska Sandhills, where the owner of a ranch -who was considering selling to a rich environmentalist - has been killed, and Kate Fox's husband, the sheriff of Grand County, has been shot and may never walk again. SIGNED on the title page. 288 pp. ISBN: 978-0765385444.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)
    Book ID: 72213
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  • BITTER GRAIN: Huey Newton and the Black Panther Party. by [Black Panthers] Newton, Michael.
    [Black Panthers] Newton, Michael.
    BITTER GRAIN: Huey Newton and the Black Panther Party.
    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    Los Angeles: Holloway House, (1991.). First edition - "The True and Uncensored Story of the Life and Death of the Black Panther Party." Many black and white photographs. Epilogue by Ray Locke. Index. 240 pp. ISBN: 0-87067-7519.

    Condition: Good overall - some wear to the covers, light crease on spine.
    Book ID: 72217
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  • R IS FOR RACE: A Stock Car Alphabet. (Book plus SIGNED poster.) by Herzog, Brad. Illustrated by Jane Gilltrap Bready.
    Herzog, Brad. Illustrated by Jane Gilltrap Bready.
    R IS FOR RACE: A Stock Car Alphabet. (Book plus SIGNED poster.)
    Edition: First printing.

    Chelsea, MI: Sleeping Bear Press, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - One of a series of thematic alphabet books - this one uses rhymes, paintings and additional fact-filled text to highlight all the excitement of stock car racing . . D is for Daytona, E is for Dale Earnhardt.." SIGNED on the title page by the author. Oblong format, unpaginated. ISBN: 1585360155.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (some sunning to the dust jacket.) Laid in a large poster for this book, folded in 4, and also SIGNED by the author Brad Herzog.
    Book ID: 72218
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  • PROVINCES AND PROVINCIAL CAPITALS OF THE WORLD. by Fisher, Morris.
    Fisher, Morris.
    PROVINCES AND PROVINCIAL CAPITALS OF THE WORLD.
    Edition: Second edition.

    Metuchen, NJ & London: Scarecrow Press, 1985. Hardcover - A concise one-volume reference which lists and indexes the thousands of states, provinces, and provincial capitals of the world. ix, 248 pp. ISBN: 0-810817586.

    Condition: Fine in brown cloth with white lettering (as new)
    Book ID: 72219
    Keywords: Reference Books
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  • A JOURNEY TO THE END OF THE MILLENNIUM. by Yehoshua, A. B.
    Yehoshua, A. B.
    A JOURNEY TO THE END OF THE MILLENNIUM.
    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (1999) dj. Hardcover first edition - "A Novel of the Middle Ages" Set in 999, this is the story of Ben Attar, a Jewish merchant. "Accompanied by a rabbi, both his wives, and Abu Lutfi, [he] sails to Paris, where he hopes to persuade his nephew's wife that his marriage to two women is both legally and morally permissible. Yehoshua's tale is more than just a travelog through the Europe of the 10th century; it is also a meditation on religion, law, and the differences between the European Sephardic tradition and that of the Middle Eastern Ashkenazic Jews--differences that echo the current social and ideological conflicts within Israel today." Translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas De Lange. 309 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-385488823.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)
    Book ID: 72220
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  • THE HAUNTING OF SUNSHINE GIRL. by McKenzie, Paige  with Alyssa Sheinmel; story by Nick Hagen.
    McKenzie, Paige with Alyssa Sheinmel; story by Nick Hagen.
    THE HAUNTING OF SUNSHINE GIRL.
    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Weinstein Books, (2014). SIGNED first edition - Young adult novel based on the YouTube web series phenomena. "Shortly after her sixteenth birthday, Sunshine Griffith and her mother Kat move from sunny Austin, Texas, to the rain-drenched town of Ridgemont, Washington. . . And even if Kat doesnÕt recognize it, Sunshine knows that something about their new house is just ... creepy. SIGNED by McKenzie on the title page with xoxo. 307 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. Promotional postcard laid in.
    Book ID: 72224
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  • MAN V. NATURE: Stories. by Cook, Diane.
    Cook, Diane.
    MAN V. NATURE: Stories.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2014) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first book, a collection of twelve short stories which "illuminate with audacious wit the complexity of human behavior, as seen through the lens of the natural world. Told with perfect rhythm and unyielding brutality, these stories expose unsuspecting men and women to the realities of nature, the primal instincts of man, and the dark humor and heartbreak of our struggle to not only thrive, but survive." SIGNED on the title page. Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Best First Fiction Award, SF Chronicle Notable Book of the Year and listed on Roxanne Gay's top 10 books of the year. 257 pp. ISBN: 978-0062333100.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)
    Book ID: 72225
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  • THE MISSING PLACE. by Littlefield, Sophie.
    Littlefield, Sophie.
    THE MISSING PLACE.
    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Gallery Books, (2014). SIGNED first edition - Set against the backdrop of North Dakota's oil boom, this is the story of two very different mothers who form an uneasy alliance to find their missing sons. SIGNED on the title page. 367 pp plus a reading guide. ISBN: 978-1476757827.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (an unread copy, but corners bumped).
    Book ID: 72226
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  • CATCH A FALLING STAR. by Culbertson, Kim.
    Culbertson, Kim.
    CATCH A FALLING STAR.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Point / Scholastic, (2014) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Young adult novel: "Nothing ever happens in Little, CA. Which is just the way Carter Moon likes it. But when Hollywood arrives to film a movie starring former child star turned PR mess Adam Jakes, everything changes. .. . [and Carter gets a] secret offer of a lifetime: playing the role of Adam's girlfriend while he's in town, to improve his public image, in exchange for a hefty paycheck. Her family really needs the money and so Carters agrees. But it turns out Adam isn't at all who she thought he was. As they grow closer, their relationship walks a blurry line between what's real and what's fake." SIGNED on the title page. 299 pp. ISBN: 978-0545627047.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)
    Book ID: 72227
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  • THE MIRACLE GIRL. by Roe, Andrew.
    Roe, Andrew.
    THE MIRACLE GIRL.
    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, (2015). SIGNED first edition - Author's highly praised first novel. Kirkus Review in their starred review commented that it "feels just right for our desperate and despairing time, when a miracle - any miracle - will do.. SIGNED by the author on the title page and dated in Oct 2014 (that is, before publication). Finalist for the 2015 L.A. Times Award for First Fiction. 322 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.
    Book ID: 72228
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  • THE MIRACLE GIRL. by Roe, Andrew.
    Roe, Andrew.
    THE MIRACLE GIRL.
    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, (2015). SIGNED first edition - Author's highly praised first novel. Kirkus Review in their starred review commented that it "feels just right for our desperate and despairing time, when a miracle - any miracle - will do" INSCRIBED by the author on the title page and dated in Oct 2014 (that is, before publication). Finalist for the 2015 L.A. Times Award for First Fiction. 322 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.
    Book ID: 72229
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  • SEEKER. by Dayton, Arwen Elys.
    Dayton, Arwen Elys.
    SEEKER.
    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Delacorte, (2015). SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, a young adult fantasy and coming-of-age story. and the first book in a new series. "The The night Quin Kincaid takes her Oath, she will become what she has trained to be her entire life. She will become a Seeker. . . As a Seeker, Quin will fight beside her two closest companions, Shinobu and John, to protect the weak and the wronged. Together they will stand for light in a shadowy world.. . But the night Quin takes her Oath, everything changes. Being a Seeker is not what she thought. Her family is not what she thought. Even the boy she loves is not who she thought. And now it's too late to walk away." SIGNED on the title page. Publisher's letter bound in. 431 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (slight bump to top of spine).
    Book ID: 72230
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  • SEEKER. by Dayton, Arwen Elys.
    Dayton, Arwen Elys.
    SEEKER.
    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Delacorte, (2015). SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, a young adult fantasy and coming-of-age story. and the first book in a new series. "The The night Quin Kincaid takes her Oath, she will become what she has trained to be her entire life. She will become a Seeker. . . As a Seeker, Quin will fight beside her two closest companions, Shinobu and John, to protect the weak and the wronged. Together they will stand for light in a shadowy world.. . But the night Quin takes her Oath, everything changes. Being a Seeker is not what she thought. Her family is not what she thought. Even the boy she loves is not who she thought. And now it's too late to walk away." SIGNED and dated in October 2014 (before publication) on the title page. Publisher's letter bound in. 431 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.
    Book ID: 72231
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