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  • THE MURDER ROOM. by James, P. D.
    James, P. D.
    THE MURDER ROOM.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Faber & Faber, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A complex and intricate mystery featuring Commander Adam Dalgleish. SIGNED on the title page. 371 pp. ISBN: 0-571-218210.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70840
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  • A SONG OF STONE. by Banks, Iain
    Banks, Iain
    A SONG OF STONE.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Abacus, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel set in a world where "the war is ending, perhaps ended" but the troubles are not over as armed gangs are roaming the lawless land. SIGNED on a booklplate on the half title page. . 280 pp. ISBN: 0-316640166.

    Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket (some toning to the pages).
    Book ID: 70861
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  • RUTLAND PLACE. by Perry,  Anne.
    Perry, Anne.
    RUTLAND PLACE.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1983.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fifth mystery, set in Victorian London and featuring Inspector Pitt and his well-born, irrepressible wife Charlotte. 235 pp. ISBN: 0-312-087182.

    Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70862
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  • BLUEGATE FIELDS. by Perry,  Anne.
    Perry, Anne.
    BLUEGATE FIELDS.
    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Souvenir Press, (1992) dj. Hardcover first edition - The sixth mystery, set in Victorian London and featuring Inspector Pitt and his well-born, irrepressible wife Charlotte. 308 pp. ISBN: 0-285630687.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (some almost inevitable toning to the pages)
    Book ID: 70863
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  • MIRACLE PLAY. by Oates, Joyce Carol.
    Oates, Joyce Carol.
    MIRACLE PLAY.
    Edition: Limited, signed first edition.

    Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1974. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Includes 12 pages of photographs from the original production of this play. #113 out of 350 SIGNED and numbered copies, bound in boards by Earle Gray. 87 pp plus colophon. ISBN: 0-876852150.

    Condition: Very near fine in fine original acetate dust jacket (hint of sunning to spine).
    Book ID: 70864
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  • ALL THE GOOD PEOPLE I'VE LEFT BEHIND. by Oates, Joyce Carol
    Oates, Joyce Carol
    ALL THE GOOD PEOPLE I'VE LEFT BEHIND.
    Edition: Limited, signed first edition.

    Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1979. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Collection of short stories. #96 out of 300 copies, SIGNED and numbered on the limitation page, designed by Barbara Martin. 227 pp plus colophon and author photo. ISBN: 0-876853955.

    Condition: Near fine in the orginal acetate wrapper in fine condition (a bit of sunning to the top edge of the front cover, else fine)
    Book ID: 70865
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  • TRIUMPH OF THE SPIDER MONKEY. by Oates, Joyce Carol.
    Oates, Joyce Carol.
    TRIUMPH OF THE SPIDER MONKEY.
    Edition: Limited, signed first edition.

    Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1976. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An unusual short novel. #280 out of 350 copies SIGNED and numbered on the limitation page. 89 pp plus colophon and author photograph. Design by Barbara Martin.

    Condition: Fine in original acetate wrapper.
    Book ID: 70866
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • FAREWELL, MY LOVELY (Murder My Sweet). by Chandler, Raymond.
    Chandler, Raymond.
    FAREWELL, MY LOVELY (Murder My Sweet).
    Edition: Reprint.

    Cleveland and New York: World Publishing Company /Tower Books, (1945). Hardcover - Classic noir detective novel. Movie tie-in with scenes from the film featured Dick Powell as Philip Marlowe on the front and back covers of the jacket. 203 pp.

    Condition: Good in a fair only dust jacket (severe toning, as is typical with this wartime paper, previous owner's name, loss of about 1 1/2 inches at the bottom of the dj spine, creasing and tear on front cover, other chips and edgewear)
    Book ID: 70867
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  • THE BLACK STALLION REVOLTS. by Farley, Walter.
    Farley, Walter.
    THE BLACK STALLION REVOLTS.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1953). Hardcover first edition - The sixth book in the Black Stallion series. "Alec Ramsay and his famous horse embark alone on an amazing adventure in the West! " Illustrated by Harold Eldridge. 305 pp. ISBN: 0-394-839145.

    Condition: Near fine in a good dust jacket (price-clipped, some sunning to the spine of the dj, small hole in dj spine).
    Book ID: 70868
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  • THE BLACK STALLION'S COURAGE. by Farley, Walter.
    Farley, Walter.
    THE BLACK STALLION'S COURAGE.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1956) dj. Hardcover first edition - The twelth book in the classic series. When fire destroys a barn, Alec and trainer Henry Dailey makes plans to race The Black once again. Illustrated. States first printing, lists to #11 in the book and on the rear flap of the dust jacket. 242 pp. ISBN: 0-394-855094.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (previous owner's name, mostly hidden by dj flap, price-clipped, minor edgewear to dj, now protected by an archival cover)
    Book ID: 70869
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  • VIXEN 03 by Cussler, Clive.
    Cussler, Clive.
    VIXEN 03
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (1978.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An early Dirk Pitt novel. 286 pp. ISBN: 0-671-747416.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dust jacket (price-clippedj.)
    Book ID: 70870
    Keywords: Adventure Novels
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  • WALDO AND MAGIC, INC. by Heinlein, Robert A.
    Heinlein, Robert A.
    WALDO AND MAGIC, INC.
    Edition: First edition.

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1950. Hardcover first edition - First book appearance of these two classic early short novels by Heinlein. 219 pp.

    Condition: Very good in blue-gray cloth (light toning to the pages, some darkening to the spine), no dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70871
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  • ENOUGH ROPE by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    ENOUGH ROPE
    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Morrow, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A massive collection of Block short stories, arranged by character - Rodenbarr, Keller, Scudder, etc - includes all the stories from his previous collections plus two dozen new stories. SIGNED on the title page. 883 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0188901.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)
    Book ID: 70872
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  • THE SAILOR WHO FELL FROM GRACE WITH THE SEA. by Mishima, Yukio (1925 -1970.)
    Mishima, Yukio (1925 -1970.)
    THE SAILOR WHO FELL FROM GRACE WITH THE SEA.
    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1965. dj. Hardcover first edition - Perhaps Mishima's most powerful novel - a short taut look at violence and revenge by the 13 year old son of a widow who has an affair with a naval officer. Basis for the film of the same name. Translated from the Japanese by John Nathan. 181 pp. Dust jacket design by Ellen Raskin. Light green tint to top edge. ISBN: 0-399-504893.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (price-clipped, short closed tear and a loss of about 1cm at the top of the spine of the dj.)
    Book ID: 70873
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  • THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF LUCKY STARR: Lucky Starr and the Big Sun of Mercury;  Lucky Starr and the Moons of Jupiter; Lucky Starr and the Rings of Saturn. by Asimov, Isaac (writing as Paul French).
    Asimov, Isaac (writing as Paul French).
    THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF LUCKY STARR: Lucky Starr and the Big Sun of Mercury; Lucky Starr and the Moons of Jupiter; Lucky Starr and the Rings of Saturn.
    Edition: Original book club edition - first thus with code of P051.

    Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday, (1985.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Collects the three novels in the Lucky Starr series, originally published in the 1950's under the Paul French pseudonym.Includes a new introduction by Asimov in which he talks about how much he came to "hate" the Paul French pseudonym and that he tried to make these later novels as much like an Asimov book as he could. viii. 341 pp. Dust jacket art by Steve Ferris.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.
    Book ID: 70875
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  • THE ADVENTURES OF LUCKY STARR: David Starr Space Ranger; Lucky Starr and the Pirates of the Asteroids;  Lucky Starr and the Oceans of Venus. by Asimov, Isaac (writing as Paul French).
    Asimov, Isaac (writing as Paul French).
    THE ADVENTURES OF LUCKY STARR: David Starr Space Ranger; Lucky Starr and the Pirates of the Asteroids; Lucky Starr and the Oceans of Venus.
    Edition: Original book club edition - first thus with code of P051.

    Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday, (1985.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Collects the first three novels in the Lucky Starr series, originally published in the 1950's under the Paul French pseudonym. 340 pp. Dust jacket art by Steve Ferris.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.
    Book ID: 70876
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  • THE ADVENTURES OF LUCKY STARR & THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF LUCKY STARR  (2 book set)  by Asimov, Isaac (writing as Paul French).
    Asimov, Isaac (writing as Paul French).
    THE ADVENTURES OF LUCKY STARR & THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF LUCKY STARR (2 book set)
    Edition: Original book club edition s- first thus with code of P051.

    Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday, (1985.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Two volumes which collects all six novels in the Lucky Starr series, originally published in the 1950's under the Paul French pseudonym - .Volume one contains David Starr Space Ranger; Lucky Starr and the Pirates of the Asteroids; Lucky Starr and the Oceans of Venus; Volume Two has Lucky Starr and the Big Sun of Mercury; Lucky Starr and the Moons of Jupiter; Lucky Starr and the Rings of Saturn. Each book includes a new introduction by Asimov. viii, 340 pp & viii, 341 pp.. Dust jacket art by Steve Ferris.

    Condition: Very near fine in like dustjackets
    Book ID: 70877
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  • Innes, Michael (pseudonym of J.I. M. Stewart).
    APPLEBY'S END.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Victor Gollancz, Ltd., 1945. Hardcover first edition - An early mystery novel featuring Detective Inspector John Appleby - the title refers to a railroad station. It is in this novel that a young Appleby becomes engaged to the sculptor Judith Raven. Printed on very thin wartime paper. 152 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very near fine example of the distinctive yellow, red and black dustjackets used by Gollancz (uncommon in the first edition and especially so in this condition.) .
    Book ID: 70880
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  • Innes, Michael (pseudonym of J.I. M. Stewart).
    CHRISTMAS AT CANDLESHOE.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Victor Gollancz, Ltd., 1953. dj. Hardcover first edition - A detective novel by this Oxford academic who wrote his literate and witty mysteries under the Innes pen name. Features Sir John Appleby of Scotland Yard. 213 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a good only dust jacket (some toning to the pages, a few spots of foxing to the edges of the textblock, overall edgewear and toning to the dj).
    Book ID: 70881
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  • Innes, Michael (pseudonym of J.I. M. Stewart).
    APPLEBY PLAYS CHICKEN.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Victor Gollancz, Ltd., 1956. dj. Hardcover first edition - A detective novel by this Oxford academic who wrote his literate and witty mysteries under the Innes pen name. Features Sir John Appleby of Scotland Yard. The first half of this book focuses on David Henchman and a group of Oxford students staying in an out of the way village as a reading party to prepare for exams. 221 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (usual toning to pages and yellow dust jacket)
    Book ID: 70882
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  • SECRET CARGO: The Story of Larry Mathews and His Dog Sambo, Forecastle Mates on the Tramp Steamer "Creole Trader", New Orleans to the South Seas. by Pease, Howard.
    Pease, Howard.
    SECRET CARGO: The Story of Larry Mathews and His Dog Sambo, Forecastle Mates on the Tramp Steamer "Creole Trader", New Orleans to the South Seas.
    Edition: First edition.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1931. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An early novel by Pease, a mystery and adventure story for older boys, set on a tramp cargo freighter and in Tahiti, INSCRIBED on a blank preliminary page "Sincere regards toJimmie. May you always draw upon the secret cargo of your own resources." Illustrated by Paul Q. Forster. 272 pp. A rather uncommon first edition, and especially so signed

    Condition: Very good+ in green cloth with black lettering and illustrations - some darkening to the spine, but overall a tight, sturdy and attractive copy.
    Book ID: 70883
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  • THE DEAD PLACE. by Booth, Stephen,
    Booth, Stephen,
    THE DEAD PLACE.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Harper Collins, (2005). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Sixth crime novel featuring Derbyshire detectives Ben Cooper (who is investigating a case of bodysnatching) and Diane Fry (who is receiving taunting phone calls warning of another killing). SIGNED by the author on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 454 pp. ISBN: 0-007172052.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70884
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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: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Orbit / Hachette, (2013). First edition - A technological thriller - or horror story - set in the near future, by this award-winning author. Nominated for the Hugo. 502 pp. ISBN: 978-0316218924.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.
    Book ID: 70885
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  • QUICKER THAN THE EYE. by Bradbury, Ray.
    Bradbury, Ray.
    QUICKER THAN THE EYE.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Avon, (1996). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of 21 short stories plus an afterword "Make Haste to Live." SIGNED on the front endpaper. viii, 261 pp. ISBN: 0-380973804.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)
    Book ID: 70886
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  • TUNNEL IN THE SKY. by Heinlein, Robert A.
    Heinlein, Robert A.
    TUNNEL IN THE SKY.
    Edition: First paperback printing.

    New York: Ace Books, nd (ca 1955). SIGNED - A novel of young survivalists in space. SIGNED on the title page by Robert Heinlein. Ace 82260, cover price 95c. 253 pp. Cover art by Steele Savage.

    Condition: Very good condition - some soiling to the back, usual light toning to the pages -but a straight copy, no creasing on the spine. Uncommon signed..
    Book ID: 70887
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  • LANGHORN AND MARY; A 19th Century American Love Story. by Sharp, Priscilla Stone.
    Sharp, Priscilla Stone.
    LANGHORN AND MARY; A 19th Century American Love Story.
    Edition: First printing.

    Phoenix, AZ: Ambrosia Books, (2003). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fictionalized history of an interracial couple in Bucks County, PA, during the years from 1835-1865, a time of turmoil, abolitionist activity and the Civil War, written by a great grandniece. SIGNED on the half title page and dated in the year of publication. Excerpts from contempary newspaper articles are included throughout. References, index. xviii, 462 pp. ISBN: 0-972751904.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70888
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  • THE LABOURS OF HERCULES.  by Christie, Agatha.
    Christie, Agatha.
    THE LABOURS OF HERCULES.
    Edition: Facsimile edition - first thus.

    London: Harper Collins, (2008) dj. Hardcover - First printing of this facsimile edition of an early Hercule Poirot novel, originally published in 1947. Includes the publisher's wrap-around band publicising these facsimile editions. 256 pp. ISBN: 978-0-007280513.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new) Although published relatively recently, these editions, complete with the priced advertising band, are relatively uncommon on the market.
    Book ID: 70889
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  • SAD CYPRESS.  by Christie, Agatha.
    Christie, Agatha.
    SAD CYPRESS.
    Edition: Facsimile edition - first thus.

    London: Harper Collins, (2008) dj. Hardcover - First printing of this facsimile edition of an early Hercule Poirot novel, originally published in 1940. Includes the publisher's wrap-around band publicising these facsimile editions. 252 pp. plus 4 pp publisher's ads. ISBN: 978-0-007274598.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new) Although published relatively recently, these editions, complete with the priced advertising band, are relatively uncommon on the market.
    Book ID: 70890
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  • TAKEN AT THE FLOOD.  by Christie, Agatha.
    Christie, Agatha.
    TAKEN AT THE FLOOD.
    Edition: Facsimile edition - first thus.

    London: Harper Collins, (2008) dj. Hardcover - First printing of this facsimile edition of an early Hercule Poirot novel, originally published in 1948. Includes the publisher's wrap-around band publicising these facsimile editions. 192 pp. ISBN: 978-0-007280520.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new) Although published relatively recently, these editions, complete with the priced advertising band, are relatively uncommon on the market.
    Book ID: 70891
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  • MRS McGINTY'S DEAD.  by Christie, Agatha.
    Christie, Agatha.
    MRS McGINTY'S DEAD.
    Edition: Facsimile edition - first thus.

    London: Harper Collins, (2008) dj. Hardcover - First printing of this facsimile edition of an early Hercule Poirot novel, originally published in 1982. Includes the publisher's wrap-around band publicising these facsimile editions. 188 pp. plus 4 pp of publisher's ads. ISBN: 978-0-007280537.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new) Although published relatively recently, these editions, complete with the priced advertising band, are relatively uncommon on the market.
    Book ID: 70892
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  • THE RELIGIOUS BODY. by Aird, Catherine (pseudonym of Kinn Hamilton McIntosh)
    Aird, Catherine (pseudonym of Kinn Hamilton McIntosh)
    THE RELIGIOUS BODY.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Macdonald, (1966) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first detective novel, introducing Inspector C. D. Sloan of the Calleshire County Constabulary and his assistant, D. C. William Crosby. INSCRIBED on the title page, and uncommon thus. Aird received the Crime Writers' Association 'Golden Handcuffs' Award for lifetime achievement. 174 pp. Map endpapers.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket.
    Book ID: 70895
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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 Californiafighting 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." SIGNED and dated on the title page. Notes.288 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.
    Book ID: 70896
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  • SPILLVILLE. by Hampl, Patricia; Engravings by Steven Sorman.
    Hampl, Patricia; Engravings by Steven Sorman.
    SPILLVILLE.
    Edition: 3rd printing.

    Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 1987. dj. SIGNED hardcover - A "vivid and lyrical exploration" of Spillville, Iowa, both now and a century ago, a collaboration between Hampl and Sorman as they journeyed to the small Iowa town, settled by Czech immigrants, where the composer Antonin Dvorak spent the summer of 1893. Illustrated with 41 engravings by Steven Sorman. INSCRIBED by Hampl on the half title page. 107 pp. ISBN: 0-915943182.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70901
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  • WOUNDED. by Everett, Percival.
    Everett, Percival.
    WOUNDED.
    Edition: First printing.

    St. Paul, MN: Graywolf Press, (2005). Hardcover first edition - A novel by this African American author which explores the consequences of hatred in a divided world. "Training horses is dangerous - a head-to-head confrontation with 1,000 pounds of muscle and little sense takes courage, but more importantly patience and smarts. It is these same qualities that allow John and his uncle Gus to live in the beautiful high desert of Wyoming. A black horse trainer is a curiosity, at the very least, but a familiar curiosity in these parts. It is the brutal murder of a young gay man, however, that pushes this small community to the teetering edge of fear and tolerance." Everett is a consistently interesting and provocative novelist. 207 pp. ISBN: 1-555974279.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70903
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  • JUDITH RESNIK: CHALLENGER ASTRONAUT. by Bernstein, Joanne E and Rose Blue with Jay Gerber.
    Bernstein, Joanne E and Rose Blue with Jay Gerber.
    JUDITH RESNIK: CHALLENGER ASTRONAUT.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Lodestar Books / Dutton, (1990). Hardcover first edition - Written for older children this is "a biography of the astronaut - a woman, a doctor of electrical engineering, and a Jew - who was killed in the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger" in 1986. Photographs, bibliography and index. 112 pp. ISBN: 0-525673059.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.
    Book ID: 70904
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  • MAN IN MOTION: A Bronc Burnett Story #15. by McCormick, Wilfred.
    McCormick, Wilfred.
    MAN IN MOTION: A Bronc Burnett Story #15.
    Edition: First thus (reprint)

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1961.) dj. Hardcover - One of a series of books featuring 16-year-old athlete Bronc Burnett: nine are baseball stories, five (including this title) are football, and one is about scouting "Eagle Scout." Both the list at the front and on the rear cover of the dj list 15 titles.176 pp.

    Condition: Very good in beige tweed boards in a good dust jacket (tape repair to upper edge of front cover, price clipped. Dj now protected by an archival cover.)
    Book ID: 70907
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  • THE EINSTEIN INTERSECTION. by Delany, Samuel R.
    Delany, Samuel R.
    THE EINSTEIN INTERSECTION.
    Edition: Collector's edition.

    Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, (1986). Hardcover - A novel of the strange far future - Winner of the Nebula award for best novel. Originally published as a paperback original in 1967, but here reissued in a deluxe leatherbound edition with a new introduction by George Zebrowski. Double page full color frontispiece. A title in the Masterpieces of Science Fiction series. 143 pp. Ribbon marker bound in, all edges gilt. Collector's notes brochure laid in.

    Condition: Fine in embossed tan leather (a new, unread copy)
    Book ID: 70909
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  • THE STRANGER BESIDE ME. by Rule, Ann (1931-2015)
    Rule, Ann (1931-2015)
    THE STRANGER BESIDE ME.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (1980) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Although Ann Rule had been writing (using various pseudonyms) for 'True Detective' and other magazines for years, this was her first book, and it instantly catapulted her onto the bestseller lists. An account of the serial killer Ted Bundy, an account made more personal because Bundy was a friend with whom she had worked as a volunteer at a Seattle crisis center. Ironically, Rule had signed a contract to write a book on the then still-unsolved murders of young women in the Northwest before Bundy's name was mentioned as a suspect. INSCRIBED and dated on the title page, and very uncommon thus. Photographs. 350 pp. ISBN: 0-393013995.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70614
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  • BLACK MONEY. by Macdonald, Ross
    Macdonald, Ross
    BLACK MONEY.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1966. dj. Hardcover first edition - A Lew Archer novel, by this master of the hard-boiled noir detective story, one in which "the world-weary private eye unravels a complicated plot that winds through every social strata of a Southern California town." Anthony Boucher commented "I should like to venture the heretical suggestion that Ross Macdonald is a better novelist than either... Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler." Stamp of the Hollywood literary agency, H. N. Swanson, on the front endpaper, but this has still not yet been made into a film. 238 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (some toning to the pages, and dj, edgewear to dj, tape ghosts on flaps)
    Book ID: 70624
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  • THE INSTANT ENEMY. by Macdonald, Ross (pseudonym of Kenneth Millar.)
    Macdonald, Ross (pseudonym of Kenneth Millar.)
    THE INSTANT ENEMY.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. dj. Hardcover first edition - A Lew Archer novel, by this master of the hard-boiled noir detective story, set in southern California. "Archer is hired to find by a Los Angeles business executive to find his daughter, Sandy, a high school senior who has run off with a homeless boy." 227 pp..

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.
    Book ID: 70626
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  • WAY DOWN ON THE HIGH LONELY. by Winslow, Don.
    Winslow, Don.
    WAY DOWN ON THE HIGH LONELY.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1993.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third novel featuring Neal Carey, New York street kid turned reluctant private investigator. Set in Nevada's Great Basin area, this weaves a "modern private eye story into an old-fashioned Western." SIGNED on the title page. 279 pp. ISBN: 0-312-099347.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70628
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  • James, P. D.
    MIND TO MURDER.
    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1967) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her second novel featuring Superintendent Adam Dalgleish. 224 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (short closed tear at bottom of dj near spine) A hard to find title early title by James.
    Book ID: 65985
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  • Rendell, Ruth.
    MEANS OF EVIL.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Hutchinson, (1979) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of five shorter pieces involving Chief Inspector Wexford, including one especially written for this volume. SIGNED on the title page,and quite uncommon in the first edition, scarce signed. 174 pp. ISBN: 0-09-1396301.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 65762
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  • SUSANNAH RIDES AGAIN. by Muriel Denison [Jessie Muriel Goggin, 1886 -1954.]
    Muriel Denison [Jessie Muriel Goggin, 1886 -1954.]
    SUSANNAH RIDES AGAIN.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dodd, Mead, 1940. Hardcover first edition - The fourth book in this series about story of a young girl who is sent to stay with her uncle, a Mountie on the Yukon frontier, in the late 1890's (while her parents have been despatched to India.) The first book in the series was the inspiration for the 1939 Shirley Temple movie "Susannah of the Mounties" although the storyline was changed significantly. Illustrated with drawings by Marguerite Bryan. 329 pp. Map endpapers.

    Condition: Very good minus in red cloth with black lettering (previous owner's name, some bleeding from the covers to the lower edges of a few pages, sunning to the spine.), no dust jacket.
    Book ID: 46765
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  • SUSANNAH AT BOARDING SCHOOL. by Muriel Denison [Jessie Muriel Goggin, 1886 -1954.]
    Muriel Denison [Jessie Muriel Goggin, 1886 -1954.]
    SUSANNAH AT BOARDING SCHOOL.
    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Dodd, Mead, 1941. Hardcover - The third book in this series about story of a young girl who is sent to stay with her uncle, a Mountie on the Yukon frontier, in the late 1890's (while her parents have been despatched to India.) In this book, Sue goes to boarding school in England. The first book in the series was the inspiration for the 1939 Shirley Temple movie "Susannah of the Mounties" although the storyline was changed significantly. Illustrated with drawings by Marguerite Bryan. 344 pp.

    Condition: Very good in red cloth with black lettering (previous owner's name, spine slightly sunned), no dust jacket.
    Book ID: 46766
    Keywords: Juvenile series
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  • THE BICENTENNIAL MAN and Other Stories. by Asimov, Isaac
    Asimov, Isaac
    THE BICENTENNIAL MAN and Other Stories.
    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1976. dj. Hardcover - A collection of 11 of his short stories and a never -filmed scenario, Waterclap. The title story won both the Hugo and Nebula awards, Each story is followed by autobiographical comments. 211 pp. ISBN: 0-385-122989.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.
    Book ID: 70815
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  • PUZZLES OF THE BLACK WIDOWERS. by Asimov, Isaac
    Asimov, Isaac
    PUZZLES OF THE BLACK WIDOWERS.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (1990) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fifth collection of Black Widower tales - an urbane club which meets monthly to discuss a cerebral adventure. This includes ten of the best stories from the previous volumes and two new stories previously uncollected. 253 pp plus an afterword. Dust jacket by James Steinberg. ISBN: 0-385-262647.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70816
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  • Asimov, Isaac.
    THE COMPLETE STORIES: Volume 1.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (1990) dj. Hardcover first edition - Collects 46 short stories - all the stories in Earth Is Room Enough (1957) Nine Tomorrows (1959) And Nightfall and Other Stories (1969) - with a new introduction by Asimov (in which he mentions that one of the stories in this volume - "The Last Question" is his favorite of his stories) Ends with two poems "I Just Make Them UP" and "Rejection Slips." vii, 614 pp. Jacket art by Barclay Shaw. ISBN: 0-385-416067.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)
    Book ID: 70817
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  • THE ASIMOV CHRONICLES: Fifty Years of Isaac Asimov. by Asimov, Isaac; Martin H Greenberg, editor.
    Asimov, Isaac; Martin H Greenberg, editor.
    THE ASIMOV CHRONICLES: Fifty Years of Isaac Asimov.
    Edition: First trade edition.

    Arlington Heights, IL: Dark Harvest Books, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of 50 stories, one from each year of Asimov's career - from 1939 to 1989. Illustrated by Ron Lindahn and Val Lakey Lindahn with a full color plate and the front of the book and eleven black and white plates. 678 pp.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70818
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  • BONY AND THE MOUSE. by Upfield, Arthur.
    Upfield, Arthur.
    BONY AND THE MOUSE.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Heinemann, (1959) dj. Hardcover first edition - The 29th mystery set in the outback of Australia, featuring Upfield's unusual detective: a half aborigine police inspector named Napoleon Bonaparte. 250 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good minus dust jacket (price-clipped, some edgewear).
    Book ID: 70819
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  • MADMAN'S BEND. by Upfield, Arthur.
    Upfield, Arthur.
    MADMAN'S BEND.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Heinemann, (1963) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery set in the outback of Australia, featuring Upfield's unusual detective: a half aborigine police inspector named Napoleon Bonaparte. This "draws a memorable picture of the New South Wales Darling River country and the 'no-hopers' who wander through it." 232 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.
    Book ID: 70822
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  • MADMAN'S BEND. by Upfield, Arthur.
    Upfield, Arthur.
    MADMAN'S BEND.
    Edition: First printing.

    London & Melbourne: Heinemann, (1960) dj. Hardcover first edition - The half-caste aborigine detective, Napoleon Bonaparte - Bony - goes undercover to investigate a murder in the isolated Cork Valley in the southern mountains of New South Wales, a valley that respects no outside laws. 208 pp. Price on dj notes "price in Australia 17/0" Dust jacket art by Christine Aldor.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.
    Book ID: 70823
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  • A DEDICATED MAN. by Robinson, Peter.
    Robinson, Peter.
    A DEDICATED MAN.
    Edition: First printing.

    Toronto: Viking, (1988). SIGNED hardcover first edition - True first edition of the second mystery novel featuring Inspector Alan Banks. SIGNED on the title page. 261 pp. ISBN: 0-670814237.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70824
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  • ADVENT OF DYING. by Sister Carol Anne O'Marie
    Sister Carol Anne O'Marie
    ADVENT OF DYING.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (1986) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second mystery feauturing the septuagenarian nun and amateur sleuth, Sister Mary Helen. Set in San Francisco. INSCRIBED and dated on the front endpaper "To -- Happy reading! I hope you enjoy this mystery" . 277 pp. ISBN: 0-385-295065.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70825
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  • THE HEAVENLY HOST by Asimov, Isaac
    Asimov, Isaac
    THE HEAVENLY HOST
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (1975). Hardcover first edition - A fairly uncommon, fast-paced futuristic Christmas story for older children by Asimov . Illustrated by Bernard Colonna. 78 pp. ISBN: 0-8027-62263.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70826
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  • CASEBOOK OF THE BLACK WIDOWERS. by Asimov, Isaac.
    Asimov, Isaac.
    CASEBOOK OF THE BLACK WIDOWERS.
    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1980. dj. Hardcover first edition - The rather uncommon third collection of "Black Widowers" stories, twelve "very cerebral" mysteries. 182 pp. ISBN: 0-385-157045.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.
    Book ID: 70827
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  • BANQUETS OF THE BLACK WIDOWERS. by Asimov, Isaac.
    Asimov, Isaac.
    BANQUETS OF THE BLACK WIDOWERS.
    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1984. dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth third collection of "Black Widowers" stories, twelve "very cerebral" mysteries and an introduction by Asimov. 212 pp. ISBN: 0-385-195419.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. A lovely copy.
    Book ID: 70828
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  • Asimov, Isaac.
    ASIMOV'S SHERLOCKIAN LIMERICKS.
    Edition: Limited, signed first edition.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1978) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Asimov's fourth collection of limericks and "the first to be entirely respectable." Contains 60 limericks, one for each of the Sherlock Holems canonical tales. Illustrated with a full color frontispiece by Gahan Wilson. #136 of 250 copies signed by Asimov and illustrator Gahan Wilson 60 pp plus author information and the limitation page. ISBN: 0-89296040X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket in a fine slipcase.
    Book ID: 70829
    View cart More details Price: $250.00
  • THE REST OF THE ROBOTS. by Asimov, Isaac.
    Asimov, Isaac.
    THE REST OF THE ROBOTS.
    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1964. dj. Hardcover first edition - A book which collects in one volume the eight robot stories which were not included in 'I, Robot,' as well as the two robot novels 'The Caves of Steel' and 'The Naked Sun.' New introduction by Asimov. First edition stated, and price of $5.95 on the dust jacket flap. xii, 556 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a fair only dust jacket (tape repair to the spine of the dj, some loss on the bottom of the dj spine, chip to upper edge of front cover, creasing and edgewear.) Despite the flaws, this is still a decent copy of book quite hard to find in the first edition.
    Book ID: 70830
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  • THE UNKNOWN SHORE. by O'Brian, Patrick (1914-2000)
    O'Brian, Patrick (1914-2000)
    THE UNKNOWN SHORE.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Rupert Hart-Davis, (1959) dj. Hardcover first edition - An early Patrick O'Brian nautical tale, a saga of survival featuring towo young men aboard an ill fated ship - 'The Wager' - which was parted from its squadron in storms off Cape Horn. One of the two historical novels O'Brian wrote for juveniles, preceding the Jack Aubrey series for which he is best known. 256 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in red boards in avery good dust jacket (original price of 15s on dj flap)
    Book ID: 70831
    View cart More details Price: $175.00
  • NOVENA FOR MURDER. by Sister Carol Anne O'Marie
    Sister Carol Anne O'Marie
    NOVENA FOR MURDER.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1984.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery introducing Sister Mary Helen, 75 years old and full of spunk and far from ready for quiet retirement. Set in San Francisco. 183 pp. Dust jacket design by Tim Gaydos. ISBN: 0-684-180871.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70832
    View cart More details Price: $25.00
  • BLOODY INSTRUCTIONS. by Woods, Sara  (pseudonym of Sara H. Bowen Judd)
    Woods, Sara (pseudonym of Sara H. Bowen Judd)
    BLOODY INSTRUCTIONS.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Collins / The Crime Club, (1962) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first mystery, a classic detective story introducing barrister Antony Maitland. 256 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (creasing to front flap of dj)
    Book ID: 70833
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  • Coel, Margaret
    THE EAGLE CATCHER.
    Edition: First thus.

    Mission Viejo, CA: A.S.A.P. (2005). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A beautiful new 10th anniversary edition of Coel's first book, set on the Wind River Reservation and which introduced Father John O'Malley and Arapaho attorney Vicky Holden. Illustrated throughout with full-page drawings by Phil Parks. One of a small print run of 500 copies SIGNED by both Coel and the illustrator, Phil Parks, on the title page. Includes a new introduction by Coel and an Afterword by Parks. Oversized format. 256 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 1-892011352.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70834
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  • THE SIGN OF THE BOOK. by Dunning, John.
    Dunning, John.
    THE SIGN OF THE BOOK.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (2005.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fourth bibliomystery featuring former Denver cop and current bookman, Cliff Janeway. INSCRIBED on the title page "To - - A real signature - Check it against the cover" and dated in the year of publication. 353 pp. ISBN: 0-743255054.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70835
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  • THE BOOKMAN'S PROMISE. by Dunning, John.
    Dunning, John.
    THE BOOKMAN'S PROMISE.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Third bibliomystery featuring former Denver cop and current bookman, Cliff Janeway.INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 353 pp. ISBN: 0-7432-49925.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70836
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  • THE BOOKMAN'S WAKE. by Dunning, John.
    Dunning, John.
    THE BOOKMAN'S WAKE.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner's, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Denver bookman Cliff Janeway returns in the sequel to everybody's favorite rare-book mystery, 'Booked to Die.' SIGNED on the title page. 350 pp,. ISBN: 0-684-800039.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70837
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  • THE BOOKWOMAN'S LAST FLING. by Dunning, John,
    Dunning, John,
    THE BOOKWOMAN'S LAST FLING.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fifth bibliomystery featuring former Denver cop and current bookman, Cliff Janeway, and the world of horse racing. SIGNED on a blank preliminary page.337 pp. ISBN: 0-7432-89455.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70838
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  • THE LIGHTHOUSE. by James, P. D.
    James, P. D.
    THE LIGHTHOUSE.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Faber & Faber, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A complex and intricate mystery featuring Adam Dalgleish, set on an island off the coast of Cornwall. SIGNED on the title page. 321 pp. ISBN: 0-571-229182.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70839
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  • JIGSAW: An 87th Precinct Mystery. by McBain, Ed.
    McBain, Ed.
    JIGSAW: An 87th Precinct Mystery.
    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1970. dj. Hardcover first edition - A relatively uncommon first edition of this classic police procedural - the 23rd mystery involving New York City's 87th precinct.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70843
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  • DEATH OF AN OLD GIRL.. by Lemarchand, Elizabeth.
    Lemarchand, Elizabeth.
    DEATH OF AN OLD GIRL..
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Rupert Hart-Davis, (1967). Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a classic detective story set at an English girls' school, introducing Scotland Yard Chief Detective-Inspector Tom Pollard (and his wife, Jane.) Before becoming a full-time writer, Lemarchand was a headmistress of a girls' school. 240 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70844
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  • THE AFFACOMBE AFFAIR. by Lemarchand, Elizabeth.
    Lemarchand, Elizabeth.
    THE AFFACOMBE AFFAIR.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1968. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, feauturing Chief Detective-Inspector Tom Pollard 214 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (corners slightlu bumped_
    Book ID: 70845
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  • Stockwin, Julian
    TENACIOUS.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, (2005). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 6th novel in the Tom Kydd series, which follows his career in the British Royal Navy from pressed man to Master. #267 in the limited edition of 1000 copies, SIGNED on the title page, numbered and stamped. Author's note.. 346 pp. ISBN: 0-340898550.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70846
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  • THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE. by Gaiman, Neil.
    Gaiman, Neil.
    THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2013) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "A moving story of memory, magic, and survival - Sussex, England. A middle-aged man returns to his childhood home to attend a funeral. Although the house he lived in is long gone, he is drawn to the farm at the end of the road, where, when he was seven, he encountered a most remarkable girl, Lettie Hempstock, and her mother and grandmother. He hasn't thought of Lettie in decades, and yet as he sits by the pond (a pond that she'd claimed was an ocean) behind the ramshackle old farmhouse, the unremembered past comes flooding back. And it is a past too strange, too frightening, too dangerous to have happened to anyone, let alone a small boy. Forty years earlier, a man committed suicide in a stolen car at this farm at the end of the road." SIGNED on the title page. 178 pp. ISBN: 978-0062255655.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket (small crease to edge of dj flap).
    Book ID: 70848
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  • SMITH OF WOOTTON MAJOR. by Tolkien, J.R. R.
    Tolkien, J.R. R.
    SMITH OF WOOTTON MAJOR.
    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1967. dj. Hardcover first edition - A small volume with a delightful fairy tale for all ages by the author of The Lord of the Rings - every 24 years a magical cake is made in the Viilage of Wooton Major, to celebrate The Feast of the Good Children. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes. 62 pp.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70849
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  • THE MOMENT AND OTHER ESSAYS. by Woolf, Virginia.
    Woolf, Virginia.
    THE MOMENT AND OTHER ESSAYS.
    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1948). Hardcover first edition - The second posthumous collection of Woolf's essays, on topics ranging from D. H.Lawrence, Sir Walter Scott, Lewis Carroll, Ellen Terry, American fiction and more. Editorial note by Leonard Woolf. vii, 240 pp. Dust jacket by Vanessa Bell.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket. A lovely copy.
    Book ID: 70850
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  • SNARE. by Moffat, Gwen.
    Moffat, Gwen.
    SNARE.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Macmillan, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Miss Melinda Pink, gothic writer and mountain climber - and sleuth is in a small village in the Scottish highlands - a "place at the end of the road where nothing ever happens" until a series of bizarre events culminating in two murders. 183 pp. ISBN: 0-333-458184.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70851
    View cart More details Price: $21.50
  • FIELD OF MARS. by Miller, Stephen.
    Miller, Stephen.
    FIELD OF MARS.
    Edition: First printing.

    Toronto: Viking, (2005). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, a historical thriller set in Russia in 1913. "As he investigates the cover-up of a murder, Ryzhkov probes his own superiors in the secret police to the interlocking interests of St.Petersburg's military and business families. His dogged pursuit eventually leads him to uncover an international conspiracy to overthrow the Tsar and destabilize Russian." SIGNED on the title page. Sources. 456 pp. ISBN: 0-670045322.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)
    Book ID: 70852
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  • 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. Now those who do not appear to be afflicted are being gathered for quarantine as panic spreads, but Sal and her companions must discover how the tapeworms are taking over their hosts, what their eventual goal is, and how they can be stopped." SIGNED on the title page. 516 pp. ISBN: 978-0316218993.

    Condition: Ex-library but with very few markings (stamp on front endpaper, tape ghosts) and overall very good - tight and clean in a fine unmarked dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70856
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  • A MONSTROUS REGIMENT OF WOMEN. by King, Laurie R.
    King, Laurie R.
    A MONSTROUS REGIMENT OF WOMEN.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second mystery featuring young Mary Russell and the aging, but more human, Sherlock Holmes. Sequel to the Edgar-award winning 'Beekeeper's Apprentice'. 326 pp. ISBN: 0-312-135653.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.
    Book ID: 70858
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  • LOOK OUT, WHITEY! Black Power's Gon' Get Your Mama. by Lester, Julius.
    Lester, Julius.
    LOOK OUT, WHITEY! Black Power's Gon' Get Your Mama.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dial Press, 1968. dj. Hardcover - Lester's first book, one with a deliberately provocative title, but a serious intent. Written by a SNCC Field Secretary, this is described as 'a fiery and forthright exegesis of Black Power - its meaning, its historical roots in the ideas of Frederick Douglass, Martin J. Delaney, Marcus Garvey and W. E. B. DuBois, and the bitter criticism of American society that it embodies.' Notes, selected bibliography. 152 pp.

    Condition: Very good+ in very good dust jacket (some rubbing to the folds and corners of the dj, original price of 3.95 on front flap.
    Book ID: 70859
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  • RAISE THE TITANIC. by Cussler, Clive.
    Cussler, Clive.
    RAISE THE TITANIC.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (1976) dj. Hardcover first edition - His third book, a Dirk Pitt novel - and one of the best and most popular in the series. Basis for the film of the same name. 314 pp. Price of $8.95 on dj flap. ISBN: 0-670-589330.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (dust jacket folded slightly off-center)
    Book ID: 70860
    Keywords: Adventure Novels, movie
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  • Cleeves, Ann
    WHITE NIGHTS.
    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2008) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second book in her award winning Shetland series, featuring Detective Jimmy Perez. Basis for the BBC series "Shetland." SIGNED on the title page. 391 pp. ISBN: 978-0312384333.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 65850
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  • Carlin, George.
    NAPALM AND SILLY PUTTY.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "A hilarious collection of razor-sharp observations on God, language, death, pets, driving, food, sports" and more. SIGNED on title page. 269 pp. ISBN: 0-786864133.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 64603
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  • STAR TRAP: A Crime Novel. by Brett, Simon
    Brett, Simon
    STAR TRAP: A Crime Novel.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Victor Gollancz, Ltd., 1977. Hardcover first edition - The third in this series of theatrical mysteries featuring Charles Paris, professional actor and amateur sleuth. 191 pp. ISBN: 0-57502299X.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket. Uncommon in the first edition.
    Book ID: 70754
    View cart More details Price: $100.00
  • AN AMATEUR CORPSE. by Brett, Simon
    Brett, Simon
    AN AMATEUR CORPSE.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Victor Gollancz, Ltd., 1978. dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth crime novel featuring Charles Paris, the "seedy actor/investigator" - an old friend is suspected of strangling his wife, but Charles is convinced he is not guilty. 192 pp. ISBN: 0+575024089.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (slightly over-opened before title page, hint of sunning to the spine of the dj) Uncommon in this, the true first edition.
    Book ID: 70755
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  • A COMEDIAN DIES. by Brett, Simon
    Brett, Simon
    A COMEDIAN DIES.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Victor Gollancz, Ltd., 1979. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fifth mystery featuring Charles Paris, middle-aged actor turned amateur sleuth. SIGNED on the title page. 160 pp. ISBN: 0-575026057.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70756
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  • CAST, IN ORDER OF DISAPPEARANCE. by Brett, Simon
    Brett, Simon
    CAST, IN ORDER OF DISAPPEARANCE.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Gollancz, 1975. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel to feature Charles Paris, professional actor and amateur sleuth. "It is a lighthearted frolic that is, at the same time, a beautifully ingenious puzzle" 192 pp. ISBN: 0-575-019980.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (slight spine slant).
    Book ID: 70757
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  • DEATH OF A SCRIPTWRITER. by Beaton, M. C.  (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    DEATH OF A SCRIPTWRITER.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press / Warner (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Constable Hamish Macbeth mystery, set in a small town in Scotland. The 14th book in this series. SIGNED on the title page. 213 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-6440.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70758
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  • THE BLACK LADY. by Little,  Conyth (psuedonym of Constance (1899-1980) and Gwenyth Little  (1903-1985)
    Little, Conyth (psuedonym of Constance (1899-1980) and Gwenyth Little (1903-1985)
    THE BLACK LADY.
    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: The Crime Club / Collins, (1944) dj. Hardcover first edition - Another eccentric mystery novel by these Australian born sisters. with thumpings in the attic and a swimming pool that appears and disappears. Originally published in the US as 'The Black Rustle.' 160 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70759
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  • THE SCHOOLMASTER. by Burley, W.J.
    Burley, W.J.
    THE SCHOOLMASTER.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: Victor Gollancz, Ltd., 1977. dj. Hardcover first edition - "A story of guilt. The first in a series dealing with human failings. . . When Arthur Milton's wife leaves him for another man, and that man is soon murdered, Arthur is the Number One suspect. . . why does he begin investigating a murder of twenty years ago: the strangling of a girl with whom he once had an affair - a girl who was then about Julie's present age. A wise and understanding police detective plays a waiting and watching game, and we may think we know what the outcome is going to be but we'll probably be quite wrong. For Mr Burley has several startling and yet logical surprises in store. He has given us a most unusual plot this time, and a fascinating study of a troubled mind." 160 pp. ISBN: 0-575022523.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70760
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  • LOST IN TRANSLATION. by Mones, Nicole.
    Mones, Nicole.
    LOST IN TRANSLATION.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (1998). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, the story of Alice Mannegan, American by birth, a translator by profession, living in Beijing, who is hired by an archeologist searching for the bones of Peking Man. This expedition brings Professor Lin Shiyang into her life. This novel is both an erotic love story and story of love for a nation and its past, between a man and a memory, between a father and a daughter. SIGNED on the title page. Map frontispiece. 370 pp plus an historical note. ISBN: 0-385319347.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70762
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  • THE DEER ON A BICYCLE: Excursions into the Writing of Humor. by McManus, Patrick.
    McManus, Patrick.
    THE DEER ON A BICYCLE: Excursions into the Writing of Humor.
    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Spokane, WA: Eastern Washington University Press, (2000). SIGNED first edition - The noted humorist and writer, and professor emeritus at Eastern Washington University, lets us inside the world of humor. SIGNED on the half title page, and uncommon thus. Includes a list of recommended books. 188 pp. ISBN: 0-910055629.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.
    Book ID: 70764
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  • COFFIN IN THE BLACK MUSEUM. by Butler, Gwendoline (1922-2013)
    Butler, Gwendoline (1922-2013)
    COFFIN IN THE BLACK MUSEUM.
    Edition: First printing.

    London: The Crime Club / Collins, (1989). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Coffin has received a promotion and he is now in charge of the Police Force in the Second City of London- the old docklands area of London. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Author's preface, 206 pp. ISBN: 0-002322420.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70765
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  • DEATH OF A MACHO MAN. by Beaton, M. C.  (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    DEATH OF A MACHO MAN.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press / Warner (1996) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Constable Hamish Macbeth mystery, set in a small town in Scotland. The 12th book in this series. SIGNED on the title page. 216 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-5312.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70766
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  • DEATH OF A DENTIST. by Beaton, M. C.  (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    DEATH OF A DENTIST.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press / Warner (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Constable Hamish Macbeth mystery, set in a small town in Scotland. The 14th book in this series. SIGNED on the title page. 200 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-6432.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70767
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  • DEATH OF A HUSSY. by Beaton, M. C.  (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    DEATH OF A HUSSY.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1990) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Constable Hamish Macbeth mystery, set in a small town in Scotland. The 5th book in this series. SIGNED on the title page. 164 pp. ISBN: 0-312-050712.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Rather hard to find in the first edition, and especially so signed.
    Book ID: 70768
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  • DEATH OF A SNOB. by Beaton, M. C.  (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    DEATH OF A SNOB.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1991) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Constable Hamish Macbeth mystery, set in a small town in Scotland. The 6th book in this series. SIGNED on the title page. 151 pp. ISBN: 0-312-058519.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Rather hard to find in the first edition, and especially so signed.
    Book ID: 70769
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  • DEATH OF AN ADDICT. by Beaton, M. C.  (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    DEATH OF AN ADDICT.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press / Warner (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Constable Hamish Macbeth mystery, set in a small town in Scotland. The 15th book in this series. SIGNED on the title page. 215 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-6750.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70770
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  • THE CHANGELING. by Lathar, K.D.
    Lathar, K.D.
    THE CHANGELING.
    Edition: First printing - a limited edition.

    London: Tarragon Publishing. (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first book in the Changeling saga - "Being twelve is difficult. Surrounded by nightmares is harder. Discovering the animal inside is worst of all." SIGNED, dated in the year of publication, and individually numbered (#387 out of 500 copies) by the author on the page facing the title page. 213 pp plus a 1 p excerpt from Book Two. Ribbon book mark bound in, all edges gilt. ISBN: 0-954833317.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (an apparently unread copy, but with light creasing on the front endpaper and the first few pages)
    Book ID: 70772
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  • ENEMY WAY. by Thurlo, Aimee and David.
    Thurlo, Aimee and David.
    ENEMY WAY.
    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Forge / TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery novel featuring former FBI agent, Ella Clah, who has returned to the reservation as a special investigator with the Navajo police force. Explores the conflicts between the traditional and modernist ways of life. The fifth novel in this highly praised series. SIGNED on the title page by both authors with the words "Walk in beauty" and dated September 2, 1998. the month of publication. 350 pp. ISBN: 0-312-855206.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
    Book ID: 70773
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