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  • MY SOUL TO TAKE: A Novel of Iceland. by Sigurdardottir, Yrsa.
    Sigurdardottir, Yrsa.
    MY SOUL TO TAKE: A Novel of Iceland.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2009) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second novel featuring Icelandic lawyer and investigator Thora Gudmundsdottir, one which combines long-buried secrets from the World War II era with murder at a coastal resort. Translated from the Icelandic By Bernard Scudder and Anna Yates. SIGNED on the title page. 346 pp. ISBN: 978-0061143380.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80876
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  • BLACKBIRD HOUSE. by Hoffman, Alice.
    Hoffman, Alice.
    BLACKBIRD HOUSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A series of interconnected narratives that follow the lives of the residents of a small house on Cape Cod over a period of 200 years. SIGNED on title page. 225 pp. ISBN: 0-385-507615.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80872
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  • SKYLIGHT CONFESSIONS. by Hoffman, Alice.
    Hoffman, Alice.
    SKYLIGHT CONFESSIONS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel of three generations of a family 'haunted by love.' SIGNED twice by Hoffman - once on a bookplate on the half title page and also directly on the title page. 262 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 0-316-058785.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80869
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  • SECOND NATURE by Hoffman, Alice.
    Hoffman, Alice.
    SECOND NATURE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1994) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her ninth novel. Bound in cream paper covered boards with a cream cloth spine with red lettering, red endpapers. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-399-139087.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80867
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • FUTURE MISSIONARIES OF AMERICA: Stories. by Vollmer, Matthew.
    Vollmer, Matthew.
    FUTURE MISSIONARIES OF AMERICA: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: McAdam / Cage, (2008). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a very highly praised collection of twelve short stories. Among those commenting are Chris Offutt, Stewart O'Nan and Lee Smith who said "There are large cracks in America, and a person can fall right down into them, and never be seen again. Many of Matthew Vollmer's characters are on the verge of doing that. Wacked-out teenagers, mountain survivalists, Adventist evangelists, compulsive gamblers, estranged mothers, Goth girls, world-class skateboarders, English department dopeheads, broken-hearted dentists, every one of them caught in the midst of an unimaginable situation." SIGNED and dated on the title page. 224 pp. ISBN: 978-1596923126.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80863
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  • THE MEDICINE MAN OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN AND HIS CULTURAL BACKGROUND. by Corlett, William Thomas M.D.
    Corlett, William Thomas M.D.
    THE MEDICINE MAN OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN AND HIS CULTURAL BACKGROUND.

    Edition: First edition.

    Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas, (1935) dj. Hardcover first edition - A medical and sympathetic anthropological study ( as Corlett notes in his preface, this has as much religion as medicine and more theology than pathology) of the role of medicine men in the different cultures of Native Americans, from the Arctic through the Plains and the Southwest, Central America, and South America to Patagonia. The various chapters are devoted to different geographical areas and also to general topics like childbearing and foods and materia medica. Illustrated with many drawings and photos; bibliograhy, index. vii, 369 pp. The colophon is printed on a separate sheet laid in at the back. Also accompanying this copy is a small typed note…

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    Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas, (1935) dj. Hardcover first edition - A medical and sympathetic anthropological study ( as Corlett notes in his preface, this has as much religion as medicine and more theology than pathology) of the role of medicine men in the different cultures of Native Americans, from the Arctic through the Plains and the Southwest, Central America, and South America to Patagonia. The various chapters are devoted to different geographical areas and also to general topics like childbearing and foods and materia medica. Illustrated with many drawings and photos; bibliograhy, index. vii, 369 pp. The colophon is printed on a separate sheet laid in at the back. Also accompanying this copy is a small typed note which explains the significance of the dust jacket, stating in part "The color is the sacred color of the Inca of Peru and the cut is that of a Medicine Man trephining the skull to let out some supposed cause of the disease" and signed with W.T.C.

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    Condition: Very near fine in dark red cloth with gilt lettering on the spine in a very good dustjacket with minor wear, some sunning to the spine of the dj. Rather uncommon, especially in this condition and in a dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80853
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  • OLDEST LIVING CONFEDERATE WIDOW TELLS ALL. by Gurganus, Allan.
    Gurganus, Allan.
    OLDEST LIVING CONFEDERATE WIDOW TELLS ALL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989 dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first novel, of the South from the Civil War to the present, told in the voice of a woman who lived through it all. SIGNED on the title page. 718 pp. ISBN: 0-394545370.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80846
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  • ALMOST FAMOUS. by Small, David.
    Small, David.
    ALMOST FAMOUS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (1982) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The very highly praised first novel, by this award-winning children's author and illustrator. At 21 Ward Sullivan seemed to have it all, as a star player on the Boston Red Sox farm team - then tragedy intervened and he found himself just another ex-jock. Twelve years later, he is just beginning to learn how to come to terms with this. INSCRIBED on the title page to Larry Owens, the noted Oklahoma book collector. 416 pp. ISBN: 0-393015254.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 80845
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  • THE VOYAGE. by Caputo, Philip.
    Caputo, Philip.
    THE VOYAGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A complex novel which begins in June 1901, when Bostonian Cyrus Braithwaite banishes his three teenaged sons from their family's Maine seacoast summer home, sending them off alone in a schooner with orders not to return before fall. The trip takes them to South Carolina, the Tortuga Islands off Key West, and through a hurricane and its aftermath in Cuba, which leaves one of them dead. The story is 'reconstructed' in 1998, by descendant Sybil Brathwaite who gradually unveils a long hidden history of frustration and deceit involving Cyrus's wife Elizabeth, the boys' half-brother, and their father's almost insane hunger for revenge. A story of adventure, courage…

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    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A complex novel which begins in June 1901, when Bostonian Cyrus Braithwaite banishes his three teenaged sons from their family's Maine seacoast summer home, sending them off alone in a schooner with orders not to return before fall. The trip takes them to South Carolina, the Tortuga Islands off Key West, and through a hurricane and its aftermath in Cuba, which leaves one of them dead. The story is 'reconstructed' in 1998, by descendant Sybil Brathwaite who gradually unveils a long hidden history of frustration and deceit involving Cyrus's wife Elizabeth, the boys' half-brother, and their father's almost insane hunger for revenge. A story of adventure, courage and the effects of long-held secrets. SIGNED on the title page. 416 pp. ISBN: 0-679-450394.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80838
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  • THE HUNTSMAN. by Terrell, Whitney.
    Terrell, Whitney.
    THE HUNTSMAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first novel, a story of a death and its aftermath, set in Kansas City, Missouri, in the early nineties, a city 'fractured by class and race. Dustjacket praise from Russell Banks (who said "Here's that rare thing, a first novelist willing to measure his ambitions against the American Classics instead of the moment's marketplace."), Reginald McKnight and others. SIGNED on the title page. 358 pp. ISBN: 0-670894656.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80837
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  • MYSTERIES OF MAGRITTE. by Norse, Harold.
    Norse, Harold.
    MYSTERIES OF MAGRITTE.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers, the trade issue.

    San Diego: Atticus Press, 1984. SIGNED first edition - Poems spanning the years from 1954 to 1984. A 4 pp foldout broadside poem, signed in the plate, is bound-in at the center of the book. SIGNED by Norse on title page. 28 pp. ISBN: 0-912377-070.

    Condition: Very good in gold illustrated wrappers (some fading/discoloration to the front cover.)

    Book ID: 80822
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  • IN THE WALLED CITY. by O'Nan, Stewart.
    O'Nan, Stewart.
    IN THE WALLED CITY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, (1993). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first book,a collection of twelve short stories, selected by Tobias Wolff as winner of the Drue Heinz Literature Prize. O'Nan was named one of America's best young novelists by Granta Magazine. SIGNED on the title page. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. 171 pp. ISBN: 0-822937689.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80821
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  • SYMBIONT: Parasitology Book 2. by Mira Grant (pseudonym of Seanan McGuire)
    Mira Grant (pseudonym of Seanan McGuire)
    SYMBIONT: Parasitology Book 2.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Orbit / Hachette, (2014) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A technological thriller - or horror story - set in the near future, by this award-winning author. "THE ENEMY IS INSIDE US. The SymboGen designed tapeworms were created to relieve humanity of disease and sickness. But the implants in the majority of the world's population began attacking their hosts, turning them into a ravenous horde." SIGNED on the title page. 516 pp. ISBN: 978-0316218993.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (some toning to the pages, but otherwise a tight, straight and clean copy)

    Book ID: 80814
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  • THE INTUITIONIST. by Whitehead, Colson.
    Whitehead, Colson.
    THE INTUITIONIST.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Anchor Books / Doubleday, 1999. SIGNED first edition - Highly praised debut novel. Although this can be simply described as a story of elevator inspectors, it has caused Whitehead to be compared to writers from Ralph Ellison to P. K. Dick and Thomas Pynchon. SIGNED on the title page.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 76734
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  • THE GOLOVLYOV FAMILY by Saltykov-Shchedrin, M. E. (1826-1889)
    Saltykov-Shchedrin, M. E. (1826-1889)
    THE GOLOVLYOV FAMILY

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Macmillan, 1931. dj. Hardcover first edition - The best known novel by this writer who is considered the most prominent satirist in Russian literature. Introduction by Edward Garnett who comments that "The last of the great Russian novels that has been awaiting translation into English is by a writer whose name is scarcely known to our public - Shchedrin became a governing official under Alexander II, and his wide knowledge of provincial types in all classes was the basis for his scores of works satirizing Russian society of the period 1856-1882. . . . In THE GOLOVLYOV FAMILY, however, it is not the satirist but the pure artist whom we see triumphing by the incisive handling of…

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    New York: Macmillan, 1931. dj. Hardcover first edition - The best known novel by this writer who is considered the most prominent satirist in Russian literature. Introduction by Edward Garnett who comments that "The last of the great Russian novels that has been awaiting translation into English is by a writer whose name is scarcely known to our public - Shchedrin became a governing official under Alexander II, and his wide knowledge of provincial types in all classes was the basis for his scores of works satirizing Russian society of the period 1856-1882. . . . In THE GOLOVLYOV FAMILY, however, it is not the satirist but the pure artist whom we see triumphing by the incisive handling of his material. The subject, the rise and swift extinction of a family of provincial landowners, grasping, self-regarding human animals, is an unlovely one, but we follow the exposition with absorbed interest.". Translated from the Russian by Natalie Duddington. 336 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket. Uncommon in dust jacket and especially so in this condition.

    Book ID: 73629
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  • DUEL SITE. by Abish, Walter.
    Abish, Walter.
    DUEL SITE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Tibor de Nagy Editions, 1970. SIGNED first edition - The author's first book, and the last in the series of limited edition poetry pamphlets published by this press. Issued in a limited edition of only 300 copies. An interesting association copy INSCRIBED on the title page to poet Barbara Guest, one of the dedicatees - "Having stumbled on the secret platform, the cartographer serenely gazed into the blue . . . with my love, Walter. The poem dedicated to Guest is titled 'Don't Speak to Me about Cartographers.'

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (toning to the back cover).

    Book ID: 60585
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  • THE MASK OF THE RED DEATH: A Fantasy by Edgar A. Poe with sixteen lithographs by Federico Castellon. by [Aquarius Press] Poe, Edgar Allan, illustrated by Federico Castellon (1914-71).
    [Aquarius Press] Poe, Edgar Allan, illustrated by Federico Castellon (1914-71).
    THE MASK OF THE RED DEATH: A Fantasy by Edgar A. Poe with sixteen lithographs by Federico Castellon.

    Edition: Limited, signed edition.

    Baltimore: Aquarius Press, 1969. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A beautiful production, the first publication of the Aquarius Press. Number 132 of 500 copies (of a total of 525) SIGNED on the colophon page by Federico Castellon. Illustrated with sixteen colored lithographs by Castellon. From the colophon: "The text is set as it appeared in the first edition, published in Graham's Magazine in 1842.. . The lithographs were drawn on the stones by Federico Castellon and printed under his supervision at the Atelier of Edmund and Jacques Desjobert in Paris, France, on Rives BFK paper, in 1968. The book is designed by Bert Clarke and the text set in Monotype Walbaum and printed by Clarke and Way in New…

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    Baltimore: Aquarius Press, 1969. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A beautiful production, the first publication of the Aquarius Press. Number 132 of 500 copies (of a total of 525) SIGNED on the colophon page by Federico Castellon. Illustrated with sixteen colored lithographs by Castellon. From the colophon: "The text is set as it appeared in the first edition, published in Graham's Magazine in 1842.. . The lithographs were drawn on the stones by Federico Castellon and printed under his supervision at the Atelier of Edmund and Jacques Desjobert in Paris, France, on Rives BFK paper, in 1968. The book is designed by Bert Clarke and the text set in Monotype Walbaum and printed by Clarke and Way in New York City. The binding is by The Russell Rutter Company." Bound in textured brown cloth with a black cloth spine, gilt lettering on the spine and narrow gilt bands, gray endpapers. In the publisher's brown paper-covered slipcase, with matching gilt titling on the spine. 65 pp plus final lithograph and colophon.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a very good slipcase (one corner slightly bumped, slipcase has a little paper loss at the base of the spine.)

    Book ID: 56508
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  • GOB'S GRIEF. by Adrian, Chris.
    Adrian, Chris.
    GOB'S GRIEF.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Broadway Books, 2000. SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, one which takes us to Civil War battlefields, war hospitals and Central Park where we find Walt Whitman. Gob Woodhull is the fictional son of the real Victoria Woodhull, an early feminist of the nineteenth century. Based on his classic short story "Every Night for a Thousand Years" published in The New Yorker in 1977, this is described as ""Convincing in its portrayal of the collective madness America went through after the carnage of the Civil War, yet otherwordly in its discussion of grief and longing." In 2010, Adrian was chosen by the New Yorker as one of the 20 best writers in the US under…

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    New York: Broadway Books, 2000. SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, one which takes us to Civil War battlefields, war hospitals and Central Park where we find Walt Whitman. Gob Woodhull is the fictional son of the real Victoria Woodhull, an early feminist of the nineteenth century. Based on his classic short story "Every Night for a Thousand Years" published in The New Yorker in 1977, this is described as ""Convincing in its portrayal of the collective madness America went through after the carnage of the Civil War, yet otherwordly in its discussion of grief and longing." In 2010, Adrian was chosen by the New Yorker as one of the 20 best writers in the US under the age of 40. SIGNED on the title page. 573 pp plus author's note.

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    Condition: Very near fine in printed light yellow wrappers. The earlier of two advance issues, set in typescript, and very uncommon signed.

    Book ID: 80812
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  • AFRICAN FOLK MEDICINE: Practices and Beliefs of the Bambara and Other Peoples. by Imperato, Pascal James.
    Imperato, Pascal James.
    AFRICAN FOLK MEDICINE: Practices and Beliefs of the Bambara and Other Peoples.

    Edition: First edition.

    Baltimore: York Press, Inc. (1977). Hardcover first edition - An introduction to the traditional medical beliefs and practices of various African peoples - especially the Bambara, one of the largest groups in the West African savannah, and of the Malinke, who live west of the Bambara and whose beliefs are very similar, by a physician who spent several years in Africa, including five among the Mali. In addition to the author's first hand experience, this is based on studies from early in the 20th century to the date of publication. Among the chapters are those on folk medicine among the rural Bambara and the urban Bambara and in Timbuctoo, childhood diseases, mental illness, communicable disease and more. Illustrated with…

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    Baltimore: York Press, Inc. (1977). Hardcover first edition - An introduction to the traditional medical beliefs and practices of various African peoples - especially the Bambara, one of the largest groups in the West African savannah, and of the Malinke, who live west of the Bambara and whose beliefs are very similar, by a physician who spent several years in Africa, including five among the Mali. In addition to the author's first hand experience, this is based on studies from early in the 20th century to the date of publication. Among the chapters are those on folk medicine among the rural Bambara and the urban Bambara and in Timbuctoo, childhood diseases, mental illness, communicable disease and more. Illustrated with photographs. References at the end of each chapter. Glossary and index. xviii, 251 pp. ISBN: 0-912752084.

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    Condition: Near fine in tan cloth with black and red lettering (previous owner's stamp).

    Book ID: 80801
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  • THE ANTHOLOGIST. by Baker, Nicholson .
    Baker, Nicholson .
    THE ANTHOLOGIST.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2009). SIGNED first edition - As told by Paul Chowder, a failed poet, who is writing an introduction to a poetry anthology, this is both a funny story about life and a love story about poetry - from Tennyson, Swinburne, and Yeats to the moderns - Roethke, Bogan, Merwin. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 243 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers. An uncommon advance issue, especially so signed.

    Book ID: 80796
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  • THE BURDEN OF MEMORY, THE MUSE OF FORGIVENESS. by Soyinka, Wole
    Soyinka, Wole
    THE BURDEN OF MEMORY, THE MUSE OF FORGIVENESS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. First edition - A powerful collection of essays by this Nobel Laureate writer, originally delivered at Harvard University in 1997 as the inaugural lectures at the W. E. B. DuBois Institute Macmillan series. " In the face of centuries-long devastation wrought on the African continent and her diaspora by slavery, colonialism, apartheid and racism, what form of recompense could possibly be adequate? .... Soyinka examines the question, illuminating the principle duty and 'near intolerable burden' of memory to bear the record of injustice." Leopold Senghor, Martin Luther King, the genocide in Sudan, the atrocities in Nigeria are just a few of the topics Soyinka touches on. Publisher's material laid in. 192 pp

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. An uncommon advance issue.

    Book ID: 80791
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  • THE AGE OF GRIEF by Smiley, Jane
    Smiley, Jane
    THE AGE OF GRIEF

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987. dj. SIGNED first edition - A novella and five stories - her first collection of shorter works. The title novella, "The Age of Grief", was made into the movie "The Secret Lives of Dentists." SIGNED on the title page. Publisher's material stapled inside front cover. 213 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed ivory wrappers.

    Book ID: 80790
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  • ORDINARY LOVE & GOOD WILL: Two Novellas. by Smiley, Jane
    Smiley, Jane
    ORDINARY LOVE & GOOD WILL: Two Novellas.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Smiley's sixth work of fiction, Two novellas about the difficult choices that reshape the dynamics of two very different families - in the first a woman looks back on the choices that resulted in the loss of her children. In the 'Good Will" a man creates an idyllic life on a small farm in Pennsylvania but is unaware of the effect this isolation will have on his family. SIGNED on the title page. 197 pp. ISBN: 0-394-577728.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80789
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • ORDINARY LOVE AND GOOD WILL: Two Novellas. by Smiley, Jane
    Smiley, Jane
    ORDINARY LOVE AND GOOD WILL: Two Novellas.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. SIGNED first edition - A rather uncommon advance issue of this early work by Smiley. SIGNED on the title page. 197 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in peach printed wrappers (very slight sunning to the spine)

    Book ID: 80788
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  • THE TARGET. by Baldacci, David.
    Baldacci, David.
    THE TARGET.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2014) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Thriller featuring skilled assassin Will Robie. SIGNED on the title page. 418 pp. ISBN: 978-1455521203.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80784
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  • FIRST FAMILY. by Baldacci, David.
    Baldacci, David.
    FIRST FAMILY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2009) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Thriller involving a kidnapping at a child's birthday party at Camp David, featuring former Secret Service agents turned private investigators, Sean King and Michelle Maxwel. SIGNED on the title page. 449 pp. ISBN: 978-0446539753.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80778
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  • EXILES: Three Short Novels. by Caputo, Philip.
    Caputo, Philip.
    EXILES: Three Short Novels.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His first collection of shorter fiction - the novels are set in suburban Connecticut, in Australia's Torres Strait, and in Vietnam, during the war. INSCRIBED on the half title page and dated in the year of publication. 353 pp. ISBN: 0-679-450386.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80770
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  • BROOKLAND. by Barton, Emily.
    Barton, Emily.
    BROOKLAND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2006) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Award-winning author's second novel, set in 18th century Brooklyn, this is the story of "a determined and intelligent woman who is consumed by a vision of a bridge: a gargantuan construction of timber and masonry she devises to cross the East River in a single, magnificent span." SIGNED on the illustrated title page and dated 4/30/06, in the year of publication. 478 pp. ISBN: 0-374116903.

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

    Book ID: 80767
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  • WAKING THE MOON. by Hand, Elizabeth.
    Hand, Elizabeth.
    WAKING THE MOON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperPrism / Harper Collins, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel set in a "modern gothic world" - it begins at a strange university in Washington, D. C. SIGNED on the title page. Winner of the James Tiptree, Jr. Award and the 1996 Mythopoeic Award for Adult Literature, finalist for the Locus and World Fantasy awards. Frontispiece drawing. 390 pp. ISBN: 0-061052140.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80762
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  • PARASITE: Parasitology Book 1. by Mira Grant (pseudonym of Seanan McGuire)
    Mira Grant (pseudonym of Seanan McGuire)
    PARASITE: Parasitology Book 1.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Orbit / Hachette, (2013). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A technological thriller - or horror story - set in the near future, by this award-winning author. Nominated for the Hugo. SIGNED on the title page. 502 pp. ISBN: 978-0316218955.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket. Uncommon in the first edition and especially so signed.

    Book ID: 80760
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  • TURN OF THE CENTURY. by Andersen, Kurt.
    Andersen, Kurt.
    TURN OF THE CENTURY.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Random House, 1999. SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, a satiric and knowledgeable look at the world of the year 2000, which focuses on a "power couple" in Manhattan, with three kids in a private school, he is a TV producer and she owns a software start-up. . A New York Times Notable Book of the year, SIGNED on the title page. The earlier of two advance issues, quite uncommon advance issue, and especially so signed. Publisher's letter laid in. 677 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy blue and white wrappers.

    Book ID: 80758
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  • NIGHT DOGS. by Anderson, Kent.
    Anderson, Kent.
    NIGHT DOGS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dennis McMillan Publications. 1996. dj. Hardcover first edition - His second novel, the story of a Vietnam-vet cop who still carries the scars of war. Set in the North Precinct of Portland, the meanest streets in the city. Anderson himself worked as a patrol officer in Oakland and Portland after his return from Vietnam. SIGNED and dated by Anderson on the title page; and also SIGNED by the publisher Dennis McMillan, and the illustrator/jacket designer Michael Kellner on the copyright page; and finally SIGNED by James Crumley (as "Jim Crumley") at the end of his foreword, in which he calls this "the best cop novel I have ever read." One of only 1900 copies. Uncommon with all 4 signatures. xi, 522 pp. ISBN: 0-55310764X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80756
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  • THE SISKIYOU TWO-STEP. by Hoyt, Richard.
    Hoyt, Richard.
    THE SISKIYOU TWO-STEP.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, 1983. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A John Denson mystery, set in the area of Oregon's North Umpqua River. INSCRIBED and dated on the title page to Oklahoma collector Larry Owens - "one step this way, one step that way." Laid in is a Christmas card in the original envelope with a hand-written note from Hoyt. 215 pp. ISBN: 0-688-016367.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80750
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  • ARCHANGEL. by Watkins, Paul.
    Watkins, Paul.
    ARCHANGEL.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Random House, (1995). SIGNED first edition - When a lumber baron tries to clear-cut the part of the Algonquin Forest he considers his own, and in the remote Maine town of Abenaki Juntion, only Madeleine Cody, the owner of a small newspaper, The Forest Sentinel, tries to stand up to him. SIGNED on the title page. Cover praise from Tobias Wolff (who calls Watkins "one of the most gifted writers of his generation") among others. 284 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 80742
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  • BUFFALO NICKEL. by Smith, C.W.
    Smith, C.W.
    BUFFALO NICKEL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Poseidon Press, (1989.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's fourth novel: "A sprawling saga of love and money in the American West -- the story of 'the world's richest Indian.' In 1917 oil was discovered on David Copperfield's land in Oklahoma -- and overnight the Kiowa ferryman, a.k.a. Went on a Journey, became a millionaire" - a story of the conflict between the clash of Kiowa and white cultures in the early 20th century. INSCRIBED on the first page to the Oklahoma book collector, Larry Owens. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. Dust jacket art by David Montiel. 429 pp. ISBN: 0-671-624474.

    Condition: Near fine (toning to edges of textblock and pages) in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80739
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  • VELLUM: The Book of All Hours I. by Duncan, Hal.
    Duncan, Hal.
    VELLUM: The Book of All Hours I.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Macmillan, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first novel, a dark epic fantasy set in 2017. SIGNED on the title page. 499 pp. ISBN: 1-405052082.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80738
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  • HARDCASTLE. by Yount, John,
    Yount, John,
    HARDCASTLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Richard Marek, (1980.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Highly acclaimed novel of the Great Depression, set in a small Kentucky mining town in the 1930s. SIGNED on the front endpaper. Books signed by Yount are quite uncommon. 287 pp. ISBN: 0-399-900616.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80737
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  • EINSTEIN'S MONSTERS. by Amis, Martin.
    Amis, Martin.
    EINSTEIN'S MONSTERS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harmony, (1987) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of five stories which form Amis's protest against nuclear weapons, first by depicting a world inhabited by people dehumanized by the daily threat of nuclear war and then with postapocalyptic stories of nuclear war survivors deformed by its results. SIGNED on the title page. 149 pp. ISBN: 0-51756520X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80736
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  • CALM AT SUNSET, CALM AT DAWN. by Watkins, Paul
    Watkins, Paul
    CALM AT SUNSET, CALM AT DAWN.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1989. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His second book, the story of a young man growing up in a family who worked fishing boats of the coast of New England for generations and who has the lure of the sea in his blood, despite the brutality and treacherousness of this life. INSCRIBED on the half title page to noted collector Larry Owens. Winner of the Encore Prize in England. Watkins spent several seasons working on trawlers himself. 275 pp. ISBN: 0-395-509599.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80735
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  • CALM AT SUNSET, CALM AT DAWN by Watkins, Paul
    Watkins, Paul
    CALM AT SUNSET, CALM AT DAWN

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Century Hutchinson, 1988. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The true first printing of Watkin's second book, the story of a young man growing up in a family who worked fishing boats of the coast of New England for generations and who has the lure of the sea in his blood, despite the brutality and treacherousness of this life. Watkins spent several seasons working on trawlers himself. INSCRIBED on the half title page to noted collector Larry Owens. Winner of the Encore Prize. 269 pp. ISBN: 0-091739144.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 80734
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  • THE PROMISE OF LIGHT by Watkins, Paul.
    Watkins, Paul.
    THE PROMISE OF LIGHT

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Random House, (1992) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Set in 1921, this is the story of Ben Sheridan, son of an Irish immigrant who, in an attempt to understand himself and his origins travels back to Ireland and discovers himself in the midst of the bloody struggle between the newly formed Irish Republican Army and the British soldiers, called the Black and Tans. INSCRIBED on the half title page to the late noted collector Larry Owens. 269 pp. ISBN: 0-679-419748.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80732
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  • GIRLS IN THE GRASS: Stories. by Thon, Melanie Rae.
    Thon, Melanie Rae.
    GIRLS IN THE GRASS: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1991) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Highly praised young author's first collection of short stories (her second book). INSCRIBED on the title page to noted book collector Larry Owens and Monica. Laid in are two brief handwritten notes, one in an envelope. 272 pp. ISBN: 0-394576632.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80731
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  • NOTHING BUT BLUE SKIES. by McGuane, Thomas.
    McGuane, Thomas.
    NOTHING BUT BLUE SKIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1992) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel which "chronicles the fall and rise of Frank Copenhaver, a man so unhinged by his wife's departure that he finds himself ruining his business, falling in love with the wrong women, and wandering the lawns of his neighborhood, desperate for the merest glimpse of normalcy. . . a ruefully funny novel of embattled manhood, set in . . a Montana where cowboys slug it out with speculators, a cattleman's best friend may be his insurance broker, and love and fishing are the only consolations that last." SIGNED and dated in 1992, in the year of publication, on the half title page. 349 pp. ISBN: 0-395545404.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80730
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  • SANCTUM. by Mina, Denise.
    Mina, Denise.
    SANCTUM.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Bantam, (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her fourth novel, a psychological thriller, set in Glasgow. The story of a husband who cannot believe his wife, a forensic pyschologist, is guilty herself of killing a serial killer who had been released on appeal. SIGNED on the title page. Published as "Deception" in the US. 300 pp. ISBN: 0-593046579.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80728
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  • THE DEAD HOUR. by Mina, Denise.
    Mina, Denise.
    THE DEAD HOUR.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Bantam, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 6th novel by this exceptionally good writer, one who writes complex and satifsfying mysteries, with very real characters - set in Glasgow, this is the second novel featuring Paddy Meehan, a young Irish girl now working as a reporter. I cannot describe Mina's appeal as a writer better than Michael Connelly did when her said "[Her] work is really quite wonderful. She has an original voice, rough-and-tumble one moment, heart-touching the next. She paints a big picture with the subtleties of true life. It took only one book for me to become a fan." SIGNED on the title page. 360 pp. ISBN: 0-316-735949.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80727
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  • THE DISCOVERY AT THE DRAGON'S MOUTH: Judy Bolton #31. by Sutton, Margaret (Rachel Beebe, 1903-2001)
    Sutton, Margaret (Rachel Beebe, 1903-2001)
    THE DISCOVERY AT THE DRAGON'S MOUTH: Judy Bolton #31.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1960) dj. Hardcover first edition - A later title in this mystery series, which is in many ways, more realistic than most such series. Judy starts out as a high school girl, has some of the usual problems all kids encounter including misunderstandings among friends, etc, is a little older and more mature in each book - in fact, she gets married, and eventually she and her husband even adopt a child. In this book, while Peter is attending a training session at the FBI, Judy and her friend Honey decide to take a trip - a misunderstanding leads to them driving across the country to Yellowstone Park, where they will encounter danger the…

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    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1960) dj. Hardcover first edition - A later title in this mystery series, which is in many ways, more realistic than most such series. Judy starts out as a high school girl, has some of the usual problems all kids encounter including misunderstandings among friends, etc, is a little older and more mature in each book - in fact, she gets married, and eventually she and her husband even adopt a child. In this book, while Peter is attending a training session at the FBI, Judy and her friend Honey decide to take a trip - a misunderstanding leads to them driving across the country to Yellowstone Park, where they will encounter danger the hot springs and a gang of thieves. Ulike most of the other series books published by Grosset and Dunlap, this was not part of the Stratemeyer Syndicate. Margaret Sutton was a real woman, writing under her own name. Because of the opposition of the Stratemeyer Syndicate, this series did not have the extensive reprinting that the Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys had. Frontispiece. Lists to self at front of book and on rear flap of dust jacket. . 182 pp.

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    Condition: Very good condition in rust-colored tweed cloth with rust and white 'haunted house' illustrated endpapers (slight spine slant), in a very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80725
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  • LANDSCAPE WITH REPTILE: Rattlesnakes in an Urban World. by Palmer, Thomas.
    Palmer, Thomas.
    LANDSCAPE WITH REPTILE: Rattlesnakes in an Urban World.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1992. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A book which "introduces us to a community of rattlesnakes nestled in the heart of the urban Northeast . . Just south of Boston, a range of low, rugged hills interrupts the suburbs. In these Blue Hills lives one of the last populations of timber rattlesnakes - [this book] celebrates their survival with a kaleidoscopic journey through nature, literature, and history . . It includes a spirited defense of an outlaw species, a glance at the hazards of snakebite, an account of a multi-million-dollar development project halted by Crotalus horridus, a travelogue, a collection of tall tales" and an examination of ecology, evolution, folklore, New England history, and…

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    New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1992. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A book which "introduces us to a community of rattlesnakes nestled in the heart of the urban Northeast . . Just south of Boston, a range of low, rugged hills interrupts the suburbs. In these Blue Hills lives one of the last populations of timber rattlesnakes - [this book] celebrates their survival with a kaleidoscopic journey through nature, literature, and history . . It includes a spirited defense of an outlaw species, a glance at the hazards of snakebite, an account of a multi-million-dollar development project halted by Crotalus horridus, a travelogue, a collection of tall tales" and an examination of ecology, evolution, folklore, New England history, and American culture. As a kid growing up in a Boston suburb, the Blue Hills was one of my favorite places, so this book was a real pleasure to read. INSCRIBED on the half title page to noted book collector Larry Owens. Small drawings at the head and tail of each chapter. Map endpapers. Notes, index. xii, 340 pp. ISBN: 0-395580846.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80723
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  • DRAGON BONES. by See, Lisa.
    See, Lisa.
    DRAGON BONES.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Century, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Gripping mystery set in China which begins with the discovery of an American archaeologist's body in the Yangzi river. Focusing on Ministry of Public Security agent Liu Hulan and her American attorney husband David Stark, this is a picture of China at a time of change and uncertainty. SIGNED on the title page. 348 pp. ISBN: 0-712670262.

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

    Book ID: 80720
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  • A GAMBLER'S ANATOMY. by Lethem, Jonathan.
    Lethem, Jonathan.
    A GAMBLER'S ANATOMY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2016) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel about an international backgammon hustler who thinks he's psychic - and then he develops a tumor on his face, that first distorts his vision and then continues to worsen. SIGNED on the title page. 289 pp. Backgammon board illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 978-0385539906.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80719
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  • THE FERAL DETECTIVE. by Lethem, Jonathan.
    Lethem, Jonathan.
    THE FERAL DETECTIVE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ecco Press / Harper Collins, (2018) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His first detective novel since "Motherless Brooklyn", a novel about "weird, off-the-grid America. Phoebe Siegler first meets Charles Heist in a shabby trailer on the eastern edge of Los Angeles. She's looking for her friend's missing daughter, Arabella, and hires Heist to help. A laconic loner who keeps his pet opossum in a desk drawer, Heist intrigues the sarcastic and garrulous Phoebe. The unlikely pair navigate the enclaves of desert-dwelling vagabonds and find that Arabella is in serious trouble caught in the middle of a violent standoff." SIGNED on the title page. 327 pp. ISBN: 978-0062859068.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80718
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  • FIELD OF BLOOD. by Mina, Denise.
    Mina, Denise.
    FIELD OF BLOOD.

    Edition: First US printing.

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

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    Boston: Little Brown, (2005.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 5th novel by this exceptionally good writer, one who writes complex and satifsfying mysteries, with very real characters. The first book in the Paddy Meehan series, this is set in Glasgow in 1981 and features a young Irish girl who has a job as a 'gofer' for the newspaper, but is determined to be a journalist herself. I cannot describe Mina's appeal as a writer better than Michael Connelly did when her said "[Her] work is really quite wonderful. She has an original voice, rough-and-tumble one moment, heart-touching the next. She paints a big picture with the subtleties of true life. It took only one book for me to become a fan." SIGNED on the title page. Barry award for best British crime novel. 360 pp. ISBN: 0-316-735930.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80717
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  • ARROGANCE. by Scott, Joanna.
    Scott, Joanna.
    ARROGANCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1990.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her third novel, based on the life of the Austrian expressionist painter Egon Schiele (1890-1918) and on the women - sister, lovers, wife - who influenced him. SIGNED on the title page. Finalist for the Pen Faulkner award. 283 pp. ISBN: 0-671-695479.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80713
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  • SHAMAN WINTER. by Anaya, Rudolfo.
    Anaya, Rudolfo.
    SHAMAN WINTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Warner, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery set in New Mexico, featuring Sonny Baca, by this award-winning Chicano writer. Map of Onate's route in 1598. SIGNED on the title page. 374 pp. ISBN: 0-446-523747.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80710
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  • THE ELEPHANT by Rayner, Richard
    Rayner, Richard
    THE ELEPHANT

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Jonathan Cape, (1991) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's highly praised second novel, described as a "wonderfully written, vividly described, hilariously tragic and almost elegiac memorial to a childhood dominated by an unreliable father." SIGNED on the title page by the author, and uncommon thus. ISBN: 0-224-030051.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80709
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  • EXPERIENCE. by Amis, Martin.
    Amis, Martin.
    EXPERIENCE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - From the dust jacket: 'the son of the great comic novelist Kingsley Amis, Martin Amis explores his relationship with his father and writes about the various crises of KingsleyÕs life, including the final crisis of his death. Amis also reflects on the life and legacy of his cousin, Lucy Partington, who disappeared without trace in 1973. and was exhumed nearly 20 years later from the back garden of Frederick West, BritainÕs most prolific serial killer.' Also includes descriptions and comments on many of his fellow writers - Saul Bellow, Salman Rushdie, Philip Larkin, Robert Graves, Elizabeth Jane Howard and others. SIGNED on the title page. Photographs, appendix, index. 403 pp. ISBN: 0-7868-66527.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80702
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  • THE ASTONISHING LIFE OF OCTAVIAN NOTHING, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II: The Kingdom on the Waves. by Anderson, M. T.
    Anderson, M. T.
    THE ASTONISHING LIFE OF OCTAVIAN NOTHING, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II: The Kingdom on the Waves.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, (2008.). SIGNED first edition - Sequel to his National Book Award winner. Although these two books which follow the adventures a young boy, an African slave who is at times the subject of a "scientific experiment", pampered and taught Latin and Greek at one point, brutalized at other times, have been classified as 'young adult,' they are incredibly well-written, emotionally complex, thoughtful and satisfying historical novels, ones which give a different picture of the American revolution, and ageless in their appeal. Very highly recommended. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Slightly oversized.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 80699
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  • DOGEATERS by Hagedorn, Jessica
    Hagedorn, Jessica
    DOGEATERS

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pantheon, 1990. SIGNED first edition - First novel (3rd book) by this Filipina poet and playwright - set in Manila in the late 50's where Hollywood dreams collide with the violence of living under a dictatorship. SIGNED on the title page. Nominated for the National Book Award and selected as the best book of the year by the Before Columbus Foundation. 212 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed blue wrappers. An uncommon advance issue.

    Book ID: 80692
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  • THE SINNERS. by Atkins, Ace
    Atkins, Ace
    THE SINNERS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Putnam, (2018) dj. SIGNED first edition - The eighth novel in the highly praised series featuring Quinn Colson, former Army Ranger, and Sheriff of Tibbehah County, Mississippi, SIGNED on the title page and dated 7-19-18, in the year of publication. An upcoming HBO series will be based on these Colson novels. Publisher's letter laid in. 365 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 80688
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  • THE SINNERS. by Atkins, Ace
    Atkins, Ace
    THE SINNERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2018) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The eighth novel in the highly praised series featuring Quinn Colson, former Army Ranger, and Sheriff of Tibbehah County, Mississippi, SIGNED on the title page and dated 7-19-18, in the year of publication. An upcoming HBO series will be based on these Colson novels. 365 pp. ISBN: 978-0399576744.

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

    Book ID: 80687
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  • 36 ARGUMENTS FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD: A Work of Fiction. by Goldstein, Rebecca Newberger
    Goldstein, Rebecca Newberger
    36 ARGUMENTS FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD: A Work of Fiction.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (2010). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A book which uses the author's background in philosophy to create the story of Cass Selzer, an author who finds his book a surprise best seller and who is dubbed "the atheist with a soul", as it addresses one of the major debates of our day - the clash between faith and reason. Includes a stand-alone appendix with the thirty-six arguments (and responses) that propelled Seltzer to stardom. SIGNED BY author on title page. 399 pp. ISBN: 978-0307378187.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80685
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  • HELL TO PAY or LOOK FOR BAD. by Pelecanos, George P.
    Pelecanos, George P.
    HELL TO PAY or LOOK FOR BAD.

    Edition: First printing.

    Tucson: Dennis McMillan Publications, 2002. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Author's Presentation Copy" of this novel featuring black PI Derek Strange and white ex-cop, Terry Quinn (who also works part-time in a used book store.) Vivid picture of the underside of Washington D.C. where drugs and drug dealing are rampant. This copy does not have a limitation page - it is SIGNED by Pelecanos directly on the title page. Dust jacket by Michael Keltner. Bound in quarter morocco with marbled paper covered boardse, gilt lettering. 348 pp. ISBN: 0-316-695068.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket in a fine black slipcase.

    Book ID: 80684
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  • ANTARCTIC NAVIGATION by Arthur, Elizabeth
    Arthur, Elizabeth
    ANTARCTIC NAVIGATION

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Arthur's fourth, and most powerful, novel - the story of an expedition to Antarctica led by a young American woman inspired by Scott's tragic journey 80 years before. SIGNED on the title page. Author's note. 798 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-679418954.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80683
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • MORAL DISORDER: Stories. by Atwood, Margaret.
    Atwood, Margaret.
    MORAL DISORDER: Stories.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page (personally, not by her remote device.) A collection of interrelated stories that trace a life through the decades. 225 pp. ISBN: 0-385-503849.

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

    Book ID: 80681
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  • THE JOURNALS OF SUSANNA MOODIE. by Atwood, Margaret
    Atwood, Margaret
    THE JOURNALS OF SUSANNA MOODIE.

    Edition: First edition in stiff illustrated wrappers.

    Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1970. SIGNED first edition - Series of connected poems which together form a narrative about the experiences of an Englishwoman who emigrated to Canada in 1832, where she settled in the bush on a farm with her husband. The cover is a design by Atwood, (as are the collages in the book) but spoiled, according to her, by the publisher adding red to it, without her knowlege or consent. SIGNED on the title page. 64 pp. ISBN: 0-19-5401697.

    Condition: Very near fine in stiff illustrated wrappers - a tight and attractive copy, with some light toning to the covers.

    Book ID: 80680
    Keywords: Poetry
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  • IN OTHER WORLDS: SF and the Human Imagination. by Atwood, Margaret.
    Atwood, Margaret.
    IN OTHER WORLDS: SF and the Human Imagination.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Nan A. Talese / Doubleday, (2011) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "At a time when speculative fiction seems less and less far-fetched, Margaret Atwood lends her distinctive voice and singular point of view to the genre in a series of essays that brilliantly illuminates the essential truths about the modern world. . . . This book brings together her three heretofore unpublished Ellmann Lectures from 2010 . . . [It] includes some of Atwood's key reviews and thoughts about the form. Among those writers discussed are Marge Piercy, Rider Haggard, Ursula Le Guin, Ishiguro, Bryher, Huxley, and Jonathan Swift." Among other things, she talks about the differences between speculative fiction and science fiction. SIGNED on the title page. Appendices. 252 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 978-0385533966.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80679
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  • HOUSE OF MEETINGS. by Amis, Martin.
    Amis, Martin.
    HOUSE OF MEETINGS.

    Edition: First North American printing.

    New York & Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007. dj. Hardcover first edition - Highly praised novel which begins in 1948 in a slave labor camp above the Arctic Circle in Stalin's Soviet Union. The Sunday Times called this 'a slender. moving novel, streaked with dark comedy. . . Amis's best novel since London Fields.' SIGNED on the title page. 242 pp. ISBN: 978-1400044559.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80678
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  • THE BLACK VELVET GIRL. by Poverman, C. E.
    Poverman, C. E.
    THE BLACK VELVET GIRL.

    Edition: First printing.

    Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1976. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first book,a collection of thirteen short stories, the winner of the Iowa School of Letters Award for Short Fiction (selected by Donald Barthelme; T. C. Boyle received honorable mention.) SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-877450684.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80671
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  • WHEN WILL THERE BE GOOD NEWS? by Atkinson, Kate.
    Atkinson, Kate.
    WHEN WILL THERE BE GOOD NEWS?

    Edition: First US printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Third novel featuring Jackson Brodie, ex-cop, ex-private detective, retired millionaire. SIGNED on the title page. 388 pp. ISBN: 0-316-154857.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80670
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  • WHEN WILL THERE BE GOOD NEWS? by Atkinson, Kate.
    Atkinson, Kate.
    WHEN WILL THERE BE GOOD NEWS?

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Little Brown, (2008.). SIGNED first edition - Third novel featuring Jackson Brodie, ex-cop, ex-private detective, retired millionaire. SIGNED on the title page. 390 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 80669
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  • YELLOW DOG. by Amis, Martin
    Amis, Martin
    YELLOW DOG.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Jonathan Cape, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel set in the vicious London of the tabloid journals. SIGNED on the title page. Short listed for the Booker Prize. 340 pp. ISBN: 0-224050613.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80666
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  • ENEMY WOMEN. by Paulette Jiles.
    Paulette Jiles.
    ENEMY WOMEN.

    Edition: First Canadian printing.

    Toronto: HarperFlamingo (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first novel by Jiles, winner of the Governor General's award for her poetry, to be published by a major press. Set in southeastern Missouri, the story of Adair Coolley, falsely accused of being a Confederate spy after her home is destroyed and her father beaten, and of the Union major who helps her escape from prison, is an extraordinary story of survival and love in the midst of a torn nation's bitter agony. Each chapter of Enemy Women begins with excerpts from historical testimony about this terrible period in the Civil War, when marauding soldiers pillaged and murdered whole families and communities at will. SIGNED by Jiles on the…

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    Toronto: HarperFlamingo (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first novel by Jiles, winner of the Governor General's award for her poetry, to be published by a major press. Set in southeastern Missouri, the story of Adair Coolley, falsely accused of being a Confederate spy after her home is destroyed and her father beaten, and of the Union major who helps her escape from prison, is an extraordinary story of survival and love in the midst of a torn nation's bitter agony. Each chapter of Enemy Women begins with excerpts from historical testimony about this terrible period in the Civil War, when marauding soldiers pillaged and murdered whole families and communities at will. SIGNED by Jiles on the title page and dated Toronto, 3/13/02, in the year of publication. Jiles has dual US / Canadian citizenship. 321 pages. ISBN: 0-00200514X.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80664
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  • THE FORGOTTEN MAN. by Crais, Robert.
    Crais, Robert.
    THE FORGOTTEN MAN.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Orion, (2005.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring private investigator Elvis Cole, his partner Joe Pike and LAPD detective Carol Starkey. SIGNED on the title page and dated 14 April 05, in the year of publication. 342 pp. ISBN: 0-7528520004.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80663
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  • Robert B. Parker's OLD BLACK MAGIC.. by Atkins, Ace
    Atkins, Ace
    Robert B. Parker's OLD BLACK MAGIC..

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Putnam, (2018). SIGNED first edition - After the death of Robert B. Parker in 2010, Southern crime fiction writer Ace Atkins was selected to continue the Spenser series. Reviewer Paul Saltzman commented that Atkins "has stayed true to [Parker's] voice and his literate, dialogue-driven vision while keeping his characters compelling and allowing them to grow." Spenser finds himself investigating the art theft from the Gardiner Museum which occurred more than 20 years ago. SIGNED on the title page. 319 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 80658
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  • Robert B. Parker's OLD BLACK MAGIC.. by Atkins, Ace
    Atkins, Ace
    Robert B. Parker's OLD BLACK MAGIC..

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2018) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - After the death of Robert B. Parker in 2010, Southern crime fiction writer Ace Atkins was selected to continue the Spenser series. Reviewer Paul Saltzman commented that Atkins "has stayed true to [Parker's] voice and his literate, dialogue-driven vision while keeping his characters compelling and allowing them to grow." Spenser finds himself investigating the art theft from the Gardiner Museum which occurred more than 20 years ago. SIGNED on the title page and dated 5-2-17, in the year of publication. 319 pp. ISBN: 978-0399177019.

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

    Book ID: 80653
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  • Robert B. Parker's ANGEL EYES. by Atkins, Ace
    Atkins, Ace
    Robert B. Parker's ANGEL EYES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Putnam, (2019). SIGNED first edition - After the death of Robert B. Parker in 2010, Southern crime fiction writer Ace Atkins was selected to continue the Spenser series. Reviewer Paul Saltzman commented that Atkins "has stayed true to [Parker's] voice and his literate, dialogue-driven vision while keeping his characters compelling and allowing them to grow." In this novel, a young girl had left her Boston home to make it big in Hollywood; two years later she disappeared from her apartment and Spenser is hired to find her, with the help of his former apprentice, Zebulon Sixkill, now a Los Angeles PI. SIGNED on the title page and dated 11-24-19, in the year of publication. Double page map of Boston. 304 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 80649
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  • STARK RAVING ELVIS. by Henderson, William McCranor.
    Henderson, William McCranor.
    STARK RAVING ELVIS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1984) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's highly praised first novel, the story of an obsessed singer who takes a modest 'Elvis impersonation' act from Portland Maine to the big-time in Las Vegas. INSCRIBED to Oklahoma collector Larry Owens on title page. 217 pp. ISBN: 0-525-242643.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80647
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  • VITA NOVA. by Gluck, Louise
    Gluck, Louise
    VITA NOVA.

    Edition: First printing.

    Hopewell, NJ: Ecco Press, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of poems that together form a powerful book length sequence on love, time, death, and hope - the eternal human paradox. This book was a finalist for the National Book Award. During her career Gluck has received many awards - National Book Critics Circle Award, the Pulitzer Prize, the Bollingen Prize - and in 2020, she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. 51 pp. ISBN: 0-88001-6348.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80646
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  • THIRTEEN MOONS. by Frazier, Charles.
    Frazier, Charles.
    THIRTEEN MOONS.

    Edition: Limited, signed edition.

    New York: Random House, (2006). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised second novel (preceded by the award-winning 'Cold Mountain') It tells of "one mans remarkable life, spanning a century of relentless change. At the age of twelve, an orphan named Will Cooper is given a horse, a key, and a map and is sent on a journey through the wilderness to the edge of the Cherokee Nation. Will is a bound boy, obliged to run a remote Indian trading post. As he fulfills his lonesome duty, Will finds a father in Bear, a Cherokee chief, and is adopted by him and his people, developing relationships that ultimately forge Wills character." One of 1600 numbered and SIGNED copies. ISBN: 1400066395.

    Condition: Fine in fine illustrated slipcase (a new copy, still sealed in original wraps.)

    Book ID: 80642
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  • MY DARK VANESSA. by Russell, Kate Elizabeth.
    Russell, Kate Elizabeth.
    MY DARK VANESSA.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2020). SIGNED first edition - The author's controversial first novel, the story of a woman forced to look back at her relationship with an English teacher when she was fifteen, after another student has accused him of sexual abuse, In her review in the NY Times, Kate Roiphe said "It is difficult to write about this subject without falling into predictable tropes or clichŽs, but Russell manages a brutal originality. In an era of neat furious accounts of victimhood, this novel stands out for elusiveness, its exceedingly complex, inventive, resourceful examination of harm and power." SIGNED on the title page. 368 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with self-flaps. An uncommon advance issue, especially signed.

    Book ID: 80638
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  • SUN DOGS by Butler, Robert Olen
    Butler, Robert Olen
    SUN DOGS

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Horizon Press, (1982) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Prize-winning author's second novel, one which vividly evokes the vastness of Alaska and the long winter nights. SIGNED on title page. Review copy with slip laid in. 218 pp. ISBN: 0-8180-06366.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 80636
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  • ADDICTED TO DANGER: A Memoir about Affirming Life in the Face of Death. by Wickwire, Jim and Dorothy Bullitt.
    Wickwire, Jim and Dorothy Bullitt.
    ADDICTED TO DANGER: A Memoir about Affirming Life in the Face of Death.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Wickwire is a mountaineer with many accomplishments, including being one of the first 2 Americans to climb K2 in the Himalayas, but he also come close to death, and has watched friends die on climbing. SIGNED by both authors on the title page. Illustrated with photographs throughout. Index. 321 pages. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 0-671-019902.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80635
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  • THE HOUSE OF THE SCORPION. by Farmer, Nancy.
    Farmer, Nancy.
    THE HOUSE OF THE SCORPION.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 2002. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - This young adult novel, set in the not very distant future, was the unprecedented winner of 3 major awards: the 2002 National Book Award for Young People's Literature, the 2003 Newbery Honor Award and the 2003 Prinz Honor Award. This is the story of Matt, a young boy who is the clone of El Patron, the 140 year old drug lord of a new empire carved out between the border of Mexico and called Opium. Dust jacket praise from Ursula K. Le Guin who said ' It is a pleasure to read science fiction that's full of warm, strong characters -people who are really fond of one another, children…

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    New York: Atheneum, 2002. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - This young adult novel, set in the not very distant future, was the unprecedented winner of 3 major awards: the 2002 National Book Award for Young People's Literature, the 2003 Newbery Honor Award and the 2003 Prinz Honor Award. This is the story of Matt, a young boy who is the clone of El Patron, the 140 year old drug lord of a new empire carved out between the border of Mexico and called Opium. Dust jacket praise from Ursula K. Le Guin who said ' It is a pleasure to read science fiction that's full of warm, strong characters -people who are really fond of one another, children who are ignorant and vulnerable, powerful evildoers whom one can pity...' SIGNED on the title page. 380 pp. ISBN: 0-689-852223.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80634
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  • ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA: SHARKS AND OTHER SEA MONSTERS. by Sabuda, Robert and Matthew Reinhart,
    Sabuda, Robert and Matthew Reinhart,
    ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA: SHARKS AND OTHER SEA MONSTERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2006. Hardcover first edition - An informative and striking pop-up book by two modern masters of the art. Includes more than 35 pop-ups of pre-historic sea-going animals - sharks, whales and more - including some, like the horseshoe crab, which still survive today. Has 6 large double page spreads and smaller booklets on the corners and edges of every page. In the original plastic bag, with the printed cover sheet. ISBN: 0-76362229.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated papercovered boards.

    Book ID: 80633
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  • ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA: DINOSAURS. Promotional Pop-up by Sabuda, Robert and Matthew Reinhart,
    Sabuda, Robert and Matthew Reinhart,
    ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA: DINOSAURS. Promotional Pop-up

    Edition: Advance promotional excerpt.

    Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2005. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Booklet designed to promote a striking pop-up book by two modern masters of the art. SIGNED by both Robert Sabuda (with "best wishes") and Matthew Reinhart (with :Look out for the overbite) on the double page spread of the "new kings" - the meat-eaters. Includes one large popup and 4 booklets in each corner with 6 more pop-ups. Uncommon, especially signed

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated covers (short tear to front cover near the base of the spine, but the contents are fine with all of the pop-ups complete and undamaged)

    Book ID: 80632
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  • ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA: DINOSAURS. by Sabuda, Robert and Matthew Reinhart,
    Sabuda, Robert and Matthew Reinhart,
    ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA: DINOSAURS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2005. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An informative and striking pop-up book by two modern masters of the art. SIGNED by both Robert Sabuda (with "best wishes") and Matthew Reinhart (with :Look out for that big T-Rex!") on the first double page spread. More than 35 pop-ups with 6 large double page spreads and smaller booklets on the corners and edges of every page, with information on over 50 different species of dinosaurs. Separate cover sheet is included. ISBN: 0-763622281.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated covers (short tear to front cover near the base of the spine, but the contents are fine with all of the pop-ups complete and undamaged)

    Book ID: 80631
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  • THE WINDUP GIRL plus 'The Calorie Man' and 'Yellow Card Man.' by Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    THE WINDUP GIRL plus 'The Calorie Man' and 'Yellow Card Man.'

    Edition: First thus- a new trade paperback edition.

    San Francisco: Night Shade Books, (2015). SIGNED first edition - A dystopian novel set in a future Thailand, still managing to hold back the rising seas. The author's first novel, this was the winner of the Nebula, co-winner of the Hugo award, as well as winning The John W. Campbell Award and the 2010 Locus Award for Best First Novel. SIGNED opposite the title page. This edition includes two short stories - 'The Calorie Man' and 'Yellow Card Man' - plus a conversation with the author. 466 pp. ISBN: 978-1597808217.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with self-flaps. Rather uncommon signed.

    Book ID: 80629
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  • PUNISH WITH ME KISSES by Bayer, William
    Bayer, William
    PUNISH WITH ME KISSES

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Congdon & Lattes, (1980) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Described as a "psychosexual thriller," this is the story of two sisters, one of whom is murdered, set in Bar Harbor, Maine. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-312-926642.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (a few light spots to edges of textblock, but overall a tight, straight and clean copy)

    Book ID: 80628
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  • 44 SCOTLAND STREET. by Smith, Alexander McCall.
    Smith, Alexander McCall.
    44 SCOTLAND STREET.

    Edition: First printing.

    Edinburgh: Polygon, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first book in a series inspired by Armistad Maupin's 'Tales of the City-' Like those books, these stories about the residents of 44 Scotland Street, a fictitious building in a real street in the author's home town of Edinburgh were originally published as a daily novel in 'The Scotsman' newspaper in the first half of 2004. SIGNED on the title page. Illustrated by Iain McIntosh. Preface by the author. x, 325 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 978-1904598169.

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

    Book ID: 80627
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  • THE DEATH DEALERS. by Asimov, Isaac.
    Asimov, Isaac.
    THE DEATH DEALERS.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: Avon, (1958). First edition - From the back cover: "I found Ralph's body in the chemistry laboratory. The policy called it suicide. But I knew better. It was murder - cold-blooded, calculated murder! The trouble was, though, that if I told the police what I knew it would make me SUSPECT NUMBER ONE. . . the mystery-writing debut of one of the great science fiction writers of all-time." Avon Book # T-287, cover price 35c, good girl cover art. 189 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine (usual light toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 80624
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  • WHERE SHE WENT: Stories. by Walbert, Kate.
    Walbert, Kate.
    WHERE SHE WENT: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    Louisville, Kentucky: Sarabande Books, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Walbert's very highly praised debut collection, containing fourteen interlocked short stories, set in the years ranging from 1954 to 1992. "The first half of the book chronicles the life of Marion Clark, a 'company wife' who repeatedly packs the household and accompanies her husband around the globe with a 'melancholy view before her of what seemed like endless houses with endless garages and endless kitchen windows.' In the stories that follow, her adult daughter, Rebecca, dutifully attempts to fulfill her mother's thwarted aspirations, 'but isn't sure where to go'." SIGNED on the title page. 197 pp. ISBN: 1-889330159.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80622
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  • ON GOLD MOUNTAIN, the One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of a Chinese-American Family. by See, Lisa
    See, Lisa
    ON GOLD MOUNTAIN, the One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of a Chinese-American Family.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first book, the story of her family. Photographs, sources. SIGNED by the author on the title page. 394 pp. ISBN: 0-312-119976.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80619
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  • SHADOW OF A BROKEN MAN. by Chesbro, George C.
    Chesbro, George C.
    SHADOW OF A BROKEN MAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1977. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first book in hardcover and the first to be published in the US. Introduces Mongo, a professor of criminology, a black-belt karate expert - and a dwarf. INSCRIBED on the title page to the noted Oklahoma collector Larry Owens. 252 pp. ISBN: 0-671-229667.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 80618
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  • THE CONSCIENCE OF THE KING: Henry Gresham and the Shakespeare Conspiracy. by Stephen, Martin.
    Stephen, Martin.
    THE CONSCIENCE OF THE KING: Henry Gresham and the Shakespeare Conspiracy.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Little Brown, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's second Jacobean thriller featuring gentleman spy Henry Gresham, set in 1612 and Robert Cecil, Chief Secretary to King James I, is dying. SIGNED on the title page. 310 pp. ISBN: 0-316860026.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (toning to pages and edges of textblock as usual with UK editions)

    Book ID: 80616
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  • Young, Al
    WHO IS ANGELINA?

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1975.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second novel by this important African American writer and poet - not just for his own works, but also as an editor, as one of the founders of the literary magazine "Yardbird" and as a teacher. Poet laureate of California. SIGNED on the title page. 280 pp. ISBN: 0-03-0122716.

    Condition: Good in a near fine dust jacket. (a tight straight copy, but with staining to outside of textblock - a mishap with coffee?.)

    Book ID: 37624
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  • LEAVING ATLANTA. by Jones, Tayari.
    Jones, Tayari.
    LEAVING ATLANTA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Warner, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Set in 1979-1981, this is the story of one of the darkest periods in modern Atlanta history - two years when at least 22 African American children were murdered. An evocative and moving first novel, which tells of the effects of these tragedies through the voices of three young children. SIGNED on the title page. Dustjacket praise from Lee Smith, Pearl Cleage, Paule Marshall and others. Winner of the 2003 Hurston/Wright award for debut fiction. 255 pp plus author's note. ISBN: 0-446-528307.

    Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket. (some light toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 80610
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  • MAMMOTH: Book One: SILVERHAIR. by Baxter, Stephen.
    Baxter, Stephen.
    MAMMOTH: Book One: SILVERHAIR.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Millenium, (1999.). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first book in a new trilogy, set in contemporary times, and chronicling the history of a family of highly evolved and intelligent Mammoths on an isolated Siberian Island, and threats that face them: global warming, dwindling gene pool, and most deadly of all - Man. Both an adventure story and a fable for our time. SIGNED on the title page. Author's afterword. 277 pp. ISBN: 0-752814109.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80608
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  • DEJA DEAD. by Reichs, Kathy.
    Reichs, Kathy.
    DEJA DEAD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner's, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's highly praised first mystery, winner of the Ellis award for best first novel and finalist for the Dilys award. Set in Montreal and featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan, this is a gripping story of a serial murderer with a very realistic background. The author is herself a forensic anthropologist for both the state of North Carolina and the province of Quebec. SIGNED on the page preceding the title page. The popular television series 'Bones' is loosely based on these books. Recommended. 411 pp. ISBN: 0-684-841177.

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

    Book ID: 80607
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  • THE CLOUD SKETCHER. by Rayner, Richard.
    Rayner, Richard.
    THE CLOUD SKETCHER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Epic historical novel ranging from Finland at the beginning of the 20th century to New York City in the 1920's - when skyscrapers began to dominate the skyline of modern cities. SIGNED and dated on the title page. 435 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0196343.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80606
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  • BLAMELESS IN ABADDON. by Morrow, James.
    Morrow, James.
    BLAMELESS IN ABADDON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1996) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Was God truly dead as the nihilists and The New York Times believes?" Abaddon is another name for Hell, and god-hunting is not a sport for amateurs. Sequel to Morrow's award winning "Towing Jehovah." NIcely INSCRIBED on the title page to the late noted Oklahoma collector Larry Owens, Laid in is a promotional postcard with a handwritten note from Morrow SIGNED "Jim." 404 pp. ISBN: 0-15-1886563.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80605
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