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  • Waldman, Ayelet.
    MURDER PLAYS HOUSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 5th 'mommy-track' mystery featuring former public defender Juliet Applebaum. SIGNED on the title page. 312 pp. ISBN: 0-425-196356.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (previous reader gave this a + + rating on front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 38920
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  • THE CHOIRBOYS. by Wambaugh, Joseph.
    Wambaugh, Joseph.
    THE CHOIRBOYS.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (1975.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - An early Wambaugh title,the first police novel he wrote after leaving the force. "A powerful dark comedy about 10 men in blue in a patrol squad attempting to stay sane in an insane world." SIGNED on the title page. 346 pp. ISBN: 0-440-053633.

    Condition: Good only in a good dustjacket (reading wear, some edgewear to the dj.)

    Book ID: 48504
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  • THE NEW CENTURIONS. by Wambaugh, Joseph (with signed note to Samuel M. Steward)
    Wambaugh, Joseph (with signed note to Samuel M. Steward)
    THE NEW CENTURIONS.

    Edition: 5th printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1970.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - The author's first novel written when he was a 10 year veteran with the Los Angeles Police Department and still considered one of the best and most realistic portrayals of police life - one "which neither exaggarates nor whitewashes a cop's life." This follows three young policemen through their training and the first years on the force. Interesting association copy with a SIGNED NOTE laid in, written on the back of an early bookmark, to Samuel M. Steward (also known as Phil Andros), novelist and tatoo artist, in which Wambaugh comments that "you may review my books any day. And I'm proud to be compared with Balzac." Original mailing envelope included. 376 pp. Dust jacket art by Wendell Minor.

    Condition: Very near fine in a good dust jacket (long closed tear on front cover of dj with tape repair, fading to letters in Wambaugh on the spine, original price of 6.95 still present.).

    Book ID: 53462
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  • ANGELS FLIGHT. by Wheelock, Walt, introduction by W. W. Robinson, illustrations by Ruth Daly.
    Wheelock, Walt, introduction by W. W. Robinson, illustrations by Ruth Daly.
    ANGELS FLIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    Glendale, CA; La Siesta Press, 1961. Hardcover first edition - The first in a series of planned booklets on little known methods and lines in the transportation field. This tells the story of Angels Flight, the world's shortest Railway, a little cable car that climbs from downtown Los Angeles to Bunker Hill, which was inaugurated in 1901. I ntroduction by W. W. Robinson, illustrations by Ruth Daly. Illustrated with photographs, maps. 35 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, bound in stiff boards.

    Book ID: 55320
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  • TIGHTROPE. by White, Teri.
    White, Teri.
    TIGHTROPE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1986) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second mystery featuring Blue Maguire and Spaceman Kowalski, set in Los Angeles's Little Saigon. 228 pp. ISBN: 0-892962348.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (appears unread, but with a remainder line)

    Book ID: 68059
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  • STORMY WEATHER: A Charlotte Justice Novel. by Woods, Paula L
    Woods, Paula L
    STORMY WEATHER: A Charlotte Justice Novel.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2002.). SIGNED - Second in this series featuring a black female homicide detective in the Los Angeles Police Department SIGNED on the title page. 299 pp. ISBN: 0-345-449088.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 37989
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  • INNER CITY BLUES: A Charlotte Justice Novel. by Woods, Paula L
    Woods, Paula L
    INNER CITY BLUES: A Charlotte Justice Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First in this series featuring a black female homicide detective in the Los Angeles Police Department Set during the LA riots - nominated for the Edgar award and winner of the Macavity award. SIGNED on the title page. 314 pp. ISBN: 0-393-04680x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 44270
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