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  • THE CASE OF THE MURDERED MUCKRAKER: A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery. by Dunn, Carola.
    Dunn, Carola.
    THE CASE OF THE MURDERED MUCKRAKER: A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The tenth mystery featuring Daisy Dalrymple, the daughter of a viscount, who is determined to earn her own living as a writer. It is late 1923, and Daisy and her new husband, Detective Chief Inspector Allen Fletcher of Scotland Yard come to America on a honeymoon visit. INSCRIBED on the title page. 262 pp. ISBN: 0-312-272847.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 72152
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  • THE WINTER GARDEN MYSTERY: A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery. by Dunn, Carola.
    Dunn, Carola.
    THE WINTER GARDEN MYSTERY: A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's second book, a mystery set in England in 1923, a country still recovering from the Great War, and featuring Daisy Dalrymple, the daughter of a viscount, who is determined to earn her own living as a writer. SIGNED on the title page. 226 pp. ISBN: 0-312-110308.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66203
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  • WIT'S END: Days and Nights of the Algonquin Round Table. by Gaines, James R.
    Gaines, James R.
    WIT'S END: Days and Nights of the Algonquin Round Table.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1977) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a look at how the gifted members of the Algonquin Round Table - a group of writers, actors, artists, socialites, and musicians in the 1920s - were "blinded by their own press releases and crippled by self-conciousness." Among the participants whose lives he explores were Dorothy Parker, George Kaufmann, Robert Benchley, Alexander Woollcott, Robert Sherwood, Franklin Adams and many others. Oversized format, illustrated with photographs throughout. Index. 251 pp.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73061
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  • BANDBOX. by Mallon, Thomas.
    Mallon, Thomas.
    BANDBOX.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (2004) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in the 1920s in Jazz Age New York City, where "Bandbox" - a glamorous and at one time hugely successful monthly magazine - is fighting for its survival. 306 pp. ISBN: 0-375421165.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66846
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  • LOW CHICAGO: A Wild Cards Novel. by Martin, George R. R. and Melinda M. Snodgrass, editors. Saladin Ahmed, Paul Cornell, Marko Kloss, Joh Jos. Miller, Mary Anne Mohanraj, and others, contributors.
    Martin, George R. R. and Melinda M. Snodgrass, editors. Saladin Ahmed, Paul Cornell, Marko Kloss, Joh Jos. Miller, Mary Anne Mohanraj, and others, contributors.
    LOW CHICAGO: A Wild Cards Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

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

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

    Book ID: 74559
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  • THE BOOK BORROWER. by Mattison, Alice.
    Mattison, Alice.
    THE BOOK BORROWER.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: William Morrow and Company, (1999) dj. Hardcover - "A novel depicting the friendship between two women set against the background of a 1920s trolley strike led by a young Jewish woman anarchist." 278 pp. ISBN: 0-688-168248.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 72661
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  • THE BOOK BORROWER. by Mattison, Alice.
    Mattison, Alice.
    THE BOOK BORROWER.

    Edition: First edition

    New York: William Morrow and Company, (1999) dj. Hardcover first edition - " A novel depicting the friendship between two women set against the background of a 1920s trolley strike led by a young Jewish woman anarchist." 278 pp. ISBN: 0-688-168248.

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (corners bumped, remainder line)

    Book ID: 60142
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  • BURY HER DEEP. by McPherson, Catriona.
    McPherson, Catriona.
    BURY HER DEEP.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, (2008). SIGNED - Third novel featuring amateur sleuth Dandy Gilver, set in the 1920s. SIGNED on the title page. 311 pp. ISBN: 9780340935330.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 63531
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  • DANDY GILVER AND AN UNSUITABLE DAY FOR A MURDER. by McPherson, Catriona.
    McPherson, Catriona.
    DANDY GILVER AND AN UNSUITABLE DAY FOR A MURDER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2012) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Amateur sleuth Dandy Gilver is caught between two feuding families who run rival department stores. Set in the 1920s. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 978-1250007377.

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

    Book ID: 62926
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  • BURY HER DEEP. by McPherson, Catriona.
    McPherson, Catriona.
    BURY HER DEEP.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, (2008). SIGNED - Third novel featuring amateur sleuth Dandy Gilver, set in the 1920s. SIGNED on the title page. 311 pp. ISBN: 978-0340935330.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 67817
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  • BURY HER DEEP. by McPherson, Catriona.
    McPherson, Catriona.
    BURY HER DEEP.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, (2007) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Third novel featuring amateur sleuth Dandy Gilver, set in the 1920s. SIGNED on the title page. 311 pp. ISBN: 978-0-340935323.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71712
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  • DANDY GILVER AND A MOST MISLEADING HABIT. by McPherson, Catriona.
    McPherson, Catriona.
    DANDY GILVER AND A MOST MISLEADING HABIT.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, (2017). SIGNED - Scotland 1933 - Dandy is "off to solve sinister goings-on at a convent on a bleak Lanarkshire moor." SIGNED on the title page. 323 pp plus "Sister Julian's Rational Laundering" and "Sister Abigail's Tripe" recipe. ISBN: 978-1473633438.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 72079
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  • DANDY GILVER AND AN UNSUITABLE DAY FOR A MURDER. by McPherson, Catriona.
    McPherson, Catriona.
    DANDY GILVER AND AN UNSUITABLE DAY FOR A MURDER.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, (2011). SIGNED - Amateur sleuth Dandy Gilver is caught between two feuding families who run rival department stores. Set in the 1920s. SIGNED on the title page. 287 pp plus postscript and author's note on 'fact or fancy.'

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 72080
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  • DANDY GILVER AND THE PROPER TREATMENT OF BLOODSTAINS. by McPherson, Catriona.
    McPherson, Catriona.
    DANDY GILVER AND THE PROPER TREATMENT OF BLOODSTAINS.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2012) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Set in Edinburgh in 1936, and featuring the wealthy and aristocratic - and sometimes amateur sleuth - Dandy Gilver. SIGNED on the title page. 291 pp. ISBN: 978-0312654184.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66471
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  • DANDY GILVER AND THE PROPER TREATMENT OF BLOODSTAINS. by McPherson, Catriona.
    McPherson, Catriona.
    DANDY GILVER AND THE PROPER TREATMENT OF BLOODSTAINS.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2012). SIGNED - Set in Edinburgh in 1936, and featuring the wealthy and aristocratic - and sometimes amateur sleuth - Dandy Gilver. SIGNED on the title page. 293 pp. plus 2 pp publisher's ads. ISBN: 978-1250007360.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers

    Book ID: 71481
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  • THE JAZZ PALACE. by Morris, Mary.
    Morris, Mary.
    THE JAZZ PALACE.

    New York: Nan A. Talese / Doubleday dj. Hardcover first edition - Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award. Set in the 1920s Chicago, this is novel "brilliantly captures the dynamic atmosphere and the dazzling music ofthe Jazz Age. In the midst of boomtown Chicago, two Jewish families have suffered terrible blows. The Lehrmans, who run a small hat factory, lost their beloved son Harold in a blizzard. The Chimbrovas, who run a saloon, lost three of their boys on the SS Eastland when it sank in 1915.. . But Benny Lehrman has no interest in making hats. His true passion is piano - especially jazz. At night he sneaks down to the South Side, slipping into predominantly black clubs…

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    New York: Nan A. Talese / Doubleday dj. Hardcover first edition - Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award. Set in the 1920s Chicago, this is novel "brilliantly captures the dynamic atmosphere and the dazzling music ofthe Jazz Age. In the midst of boomtown Chicago, two Jewish families have suffered terrible blows. The Lehrmans, who run a small hat factory, lost their beloved son Harold in a blizzard. The Chimbrovas, who run a saloon, lost three of their boys on the SS Eastland when it sank in 1915.. . But Benny Lehrman has no interest in making hats. His true passion is piano - especially jazz. At night he sneaks down to the South Side, slipping into predominantly black clubs to hear jazz groups play. . . Even as the novel charts the story of its characters, it also tells the tale of the city where they live. It is a world of gangsters, musicians, and clubs, in which black musicians are no freer than they were before the Civil War, white youths head down to the South Side to slum, and Al Capone and Louis Armstrong become legends." 245 pp. ISBN: 978-0385539739.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket. (remainder dot)

    Book ID: 74703
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  • TINISIMA. by Poniatowska, Elena.
    Poniatowska, Elena.
    TINISIMA.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1996) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mexican author Elena Poniatowska''s re-imagining of the life of the beautiful Italian photographer and political activist Tina Modotti, lover of Edward Weston, who was accused of the murder of another lover, the Cuban Julio Antonio Mella. Winner of the 1998 Impac Dublin Literary Award. Translated from the Spanish by Katherine Silver. Photographs by Modotti, Weston and others at the head of each chapter. 357 pp. ISBN: 0-374277850.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76511
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  • THE LIBRARY OF LIGHT AND SHADOW. by Rose, M. J.
    Rose, M. J.
    THE LIBRARY OF LIGHT AND SHADOW.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atria (Simon & Schuster), (2017) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in 1925, in the post-war world of New York City and southern France. "On a snowy night in February, in a penthouse high above Fifth Avenue, Delphines mystical talent leads to a tragedy between two brothers. Devastated and disconsolate, Delphine renounces her gift and returns to her old life in the south of France where Picasso, Matisse, and the Fitzgeralds are summering." Author's note. 356 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 978-1476778129.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75351
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  • WINDFALL AND OTHER STORIES. by Sanford, Winifred M.
    Sanford, Winifred M.
    WINDFALL AND OTHER STORIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    n.p. By the author, (1980) dj. Hardcover first edition - Privately published true first edition of this collection of short stories by this Minnesota-born author, originally published in The American Mercury and The Woman's Home Companion between 1925 and 1931. Includes the author's most memorable classic story of Texas oil fields "Windfall" as well as other stories of the gypsy life of the oil boom of the 1920s. Also includes some previously unpublished pieces on a family doll and her grandmother and a biographical introduction by Emerett Sanford Miles. Photograph. xi, 134 pp.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 69698
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  • THE SAVIORS. by Yglesias, Helen.
    Yglesias, Helen.
    THE SAVIORS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1987. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's fourth novel, fifth book, one set against a background of the privileged worlds of Fifth Avenue and the British upper classes in the 1920s, this is the story of a young woman who becomes involved in the Universal Society of Brotherhood. Although her journey takes her from youthful naivete to a recognition of charlantism, she never loses her belief in love and goodnes.. 306 pp. ISBN: 0-395354196.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (very short closed tear to upper edge of dj).

    Book ID: 73246
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