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  • Ablow, Keith
    DENIAL

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pantheon, 1997. First edition - Author's first novel, a psychological thriller about the pathology of murder. With an indicated first printing of 60,000 copies, this is obviously much less common than the hardcover edition. Ablow is himself a forensic psychiatrist. Cover praise from Jonathan Kellerman, among others.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 6408
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  • Albert, Susan Wittig.
    INDIGO DYING.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Berkley, (2003.). First edition - A China Bayles mystery, one set in a small town in Texas which is undergoing a revival as artists flock there.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (a new copy)

    Book ID: 22718
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  • Albert, Susan Wittig.
    INDIGO DYING.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Berkley, 2003. First edition - The newest China Bayles mystery, this one set in a small town in Texas which is undergoing a revival as artists flock there.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (an unread copy, but some creasing to back cover)

    Book ID: 31947
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  • KIET AND THE GOLDEN PEACOCK by Alexander, Gary
    Alexander, Gary
    KIET AND THE GOLDEN PEACOCK

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's, 1989. SIGNED first edition - Third in the Inspector Bamsan Kiet series, set in the fictional Indochinese country of Luong. SIGNED on the title page.

    Condition: Fine in printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 1771
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  • Allende, Isabel
    PAULA.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: HarperCollins, 1994. dj. SIGNED first edition - A powerful memoir, inspired by the tragic death of Allende's daughter. SIGNED on the first page.

    Condition: Fine in printed yellow wrappers, with a glossy preliminary dustjacket wrapped around them (the dj has only the cover illustration, no text, and since it is larger than the proof, has a some creasing the upper edge, but is otherwise fine.)

    Book ID: 11570
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  • FALLOUT. by Anderson, Kevin J, and Doug Beason.
    Anderson, Kevin J, and Doug Beason.
    FALLOUT.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Ace Books, (1997.). SIGNED first edition - A techno-thriller set in the near future at a Nevada nuclear test site. Second novel featuring Craig Kreident. SIGNED on the title page by Kevin Anderson. Published as a paperback original, so this advance issue is larger than the final book. 303 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed orange wrappers.

    Book ID: 45571
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  • (Anthology) Davis, Arthur P. and Redding, Saunders, editors.
    CAVALCADE: NEGRO AMERICAN WRITING FROM 1760 TO THE PRESENT

    Edition: First edition. Special hardcover review copy stamped on front pastedown: "Not To Be Sold Before Jan

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1971. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Includes introductions to each section, and brief biographical introductions to the individual author's selections. A wide-ranging anthology, from Phillis Wheatley, William Wells Brown and Sojourner Truth thru Chestnutt, Dunbar, the Harlem Renaissance and including James Baldwin, Martin Luther King, Gwendolyn Brooks, Don Lee, and Sonia Sanchez, among many others. Whenever possible, the selections have been printed in their entirety. A massive book, 897 pgs, including an index and bibliography. ISBN: 0-395-04345x.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated brown cloth covered boards / no dj as issued. INSCRIBED on the dedication page by Saunders Redding and uncommon thus.

    Book ID: 22839
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  • Atwood, Margaret
    INTERLUNAR.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    London: Jonathan Cape, (1988.). SIGNED first edition - Very uncommon advance issue of Atwood's tenth collection of poetry - includes both 'Snake Poems' and a longer section 'Interlunar' - the theme of which is learning to live with darkness - 'Trust me. This darkness is a place you can enter ....' Originally published in Canada in 1984 as a trade paperback. SIGNED on the title page.

    Condition: Fine in printed red wrappers.

    Book ID: 30163
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  • SELECTED POEMS: Poems Selected and New 1965 - 1975. by Atwood, Margaret.
    Atwood, Margaret.
    SELECTED POEMS: Poems Selected and New 1965 - 1975.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format) of this edition.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1987.). SIGNED first edition - Originally published in the US in 1976, this was being re-issued simultaneously witha volume of her poems from 1976-86. Includes selections drawn from 'The Circle Game', 'The Animals from That Country', the entire long poem of 'The Journals of Susanna Moody', etc. INSCRIBED by Atwood on the title page.

    Condition: Fine in stiff printed white wrappers.

    Book ID: 30166
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  • THE LITTLE GIANT OF ABERDEEN COUNTY. by Baker, Tiffany.
    Baker, Tiffany.
    THE LITTLE GIANT OF ABERDEEN COUNTY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2009.). First edition - The author's rather offbeat but very highly praised first novel - Publisher's Weekly says that this "mixes the exuberant eccentricities of John Irving's Garp, Anne Tyler's relationship savvy and the plangent voice of Margaret Atwood. . . Haunting the margins of Truly's story is that of Tabitha Dyerson, a rumored witch whose secrets afford a breathtaking role reversal for Truly. It's got all the earmarks of a hitÑinfectious and lovable narrator, a dash of magic, an impressive sweep and a heartrending but not treacly family drama." 341 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with French flaps (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 45685
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  • Barnes, Linda
    SNAPSHOT

    Edition: Uncorrected proof.

    New York: Delacorte, 1993. The fifth mystery featuring Boston PI Carlotta Carlyle.

    Condition: Good only - printed cream wrappers are somewhat soiled.

    Book ID: 11817
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  • Barnes, Steven
    BLOOD BROTHERS

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1997). SIGNED first edition - SIGNED on the title page. A novel of sorcery in contemporary America - the story of two men, one a white supremacist, the other a computer game designer, both descendants of the same slave, an African sorcerer, who must learn to work together to confront the men who have preyed on their families for generations.

    Condition: Fine in printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 4913
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  • FATHER'S DAY by Batchelor, John Calvin
    Batchelor, John Calvin
    FATHER'S DAY

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Henry Holt, 1994. First edition - Set in 2003, this political thriller has an incapcitated president and a ruthless vice president who takes over power.... Intended to be Batchelor's bid for bestsellerdom, this had a hardcover first printing of 100,000 copies, and so, while not scarce, these advance issues are much less common than the trade editions.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers as issued.

    Book ID: 24842
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  • VIOLENCE: A Novel. by Bausch, Richard
    Bausch, Richard
    VIOLENCE: A Novel.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992. dj. First edition - A study of the lingering effects of violence: being involved as a hostage in a convenience store holdup and murder triggers the protagonist's memories of the abuse he suffered as a child and creates a fear that he will not be able to break the cycle. The less common, and earlier, advance issue in plain brown printed wrappers. Interestingly, the pre-publication information shows an expected price of 22.95, the advance of the dust jacket wrapped loosely around this copy has 19.95, which was the actual price. 293 pp

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 41803
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  • SILVERHAIR: The Mammoths Trilogy, Book One. by Baxter, Stephen.
    Baxter, Stephen.
    SILVERHAIR: The Mammoths Trilogy, Book One.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: HarperPrism, (1999.). SIGNED 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. 212pp

    Condition: Very near fine in light grey printed wrappers (faint crease to lower corner of front cover.)

    Book ID: 43657
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  • DOGS OF GOD by Benedict, Pinckney
    Benedict, Pinckney
    DOGS OF GOD

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, 1994. First edition - Author's first novel - a tale of malevolence and violence set in rural West Virginia.

    Condition: Very good+ in glossy illustrated wrappers (slight curl to edge of covers.)

    Book ID: 4789
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  • METRO STOP DOSTOEVSKY: Travels in Russian Time / STOLEN FIGS AND OTHER ADVENTURES IN CALABRIA. by Bengis, Ingrid / Mark Rotella.
    Bengis, Ingrid / Mark Rotella.
    METRO STOP DOSTOEVSKY: Travels in Russian Time / STOLEN FIGS AND OTHER ADVENTURES IN CALABRIA.

    Edition: Advance except.

    San Francisco: North Point Press, (2003). First edition - A limited edition chapbook, containing excerpts from two forthcoming travel books, published dos-a-dos. 21 pp and 14 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed wrappers. Uncommon.

    Book ID: 76220
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  • Blume, Judy.
    DOUBLE FUDGE.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Dutton, 2002. First edition - Continues the adventures of Fudge and his 12 year old brother, Peter (who always seems to have to straighten out the messes Fudge makes.) An early advance issue which says 'not for review, for sales only'; contains 230 pages, although the 'tentative' number of pages for the final book is shown as 180.

    Condition: Fine (as new) in printed white wrappers.

    Book ID: 27728
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  • Box, C. J.
    SAVAGE RUN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Putnam, 2002. SIGNED first edition - Second mystery featuring Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett; in this, he goes to the forests of Twelve Sleep County to check into a massive explosion that may have killed an environmental activist, and finds evidence of a deadly conspiracy. SIGNED on a bookplate pasted onto the first page.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 24829
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  • Boyle, T. Coraghessan.
    "The Fog Man" from WITHOUT A HERO.

    Edition: First printing in stapled wrappers.

    New York: Penguin, [1995]. First edition - The first separate publication of this short story from 'Without a Hero' issued as a publicity piece for Viking Penguin. Uncommon. 16 pages.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 21055
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  • Brand, Dionne.
    AT THE FULL AND CHANGE OF THE MOON.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grove Press, 1999. Highly acclaimed novel by this Trinidadian-born poet and writer who now lives in Canada, and has been the recipient of the Governor-General's and other awards. The novel begins in Trinidad in 1824 with a secret society of slaves, headed by Marie Ursule, plotting a mass suicide as an act of revolt against slavery.

    Condition: Fine (as new.)

    Book ID: 22856
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  • Brookner, Anita.
    FAMILY AND FRIENDS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pantheon, 1985. First edition - Far less common than the hardcover edition, which had a planned first printing in the US of 35,000 copies.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 5743
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  • IT'S A SISTAH THING: A Guide to Understanding and Dealing with Fibroids for African American Women. by Brown, Monique R.
    Brown, Monique R.
    IT'S A SISTAH THING: A Guide to Understanding and Dealing with Fibroids for African American Women.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Kensington, (2002.). First edition - Foreword by by Ifeanyi C. O. Obiakor, M.D. Written by a woman who herself had surgery for her fibroids, this is packed full of good advice - not just for black women with fibroids, but for all women - on exercise, diet, taking control of your health and health care and more. Monique Brown's name and phone number handwritten on first page. Resources, notes. 283 pp.

    Condition: Very good+ in printed orange wrappers (crease to back cover.)

    Book ID: 39906
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  • Cadnum, Michael.
    GHOSTWRIGHT.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Carroll & Graf, 1992. First edition - INSCRIBED by the author on the title page 'with thanks for all your help' and with a small drawing of a ghost, dated in the year of publication. A successful musician and artist, living a life of spendor and seclusion, south of San Francisco is visited by a friend from his younger days in North Beach and Mexico, a friend thought long dead - and who claims that the music and the ideas were his, and now he wants it all back. 307 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed yellow wrappers.

    Book ID: 34881
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  • Carrington, Rosyln.
    A THIRST FOR RAIN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Kensington, 1999. Author's first novel, set in the dry hills of her native Trinidad.

    Condition: Fine (as new) in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 23750
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  • FROM THE TEETH OF ANGELS. by Carroll, Jonathan.
    Carroll, Jonathan.
    FROM THE TEETH OF ANGELS.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, (1994.). First edition - A brilliant dark fantasy - selected as a NY Times Notable book, finalist for both the Bram Stoker Award and the World Fantasy Award. 212 pp.

    Condition: Very good in pale grey printed wrappers (a bit of wear to covers, corners slightly bumped.) An uncommon advance issue.

    Book ID: 50764
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  • Carter, Stephen L.
    THE EMPEROR OF OCEAN PARK.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. First edition - First novel by this law professor (following 7 books of non-fiction), a sprawling story of suspense and murder. 657 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. Much more uncommon than the hardcover edition whch had a projected first printing of 500,000 copies.

    Book ID: 32200
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  • Chase-Riboud, Barbara.
    THE PRESIDENT'S DAUGHTER

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Crown, 1994. The story of Harriet Hemings, daughter of Jefferson & Sally Hemings, who is allowed to run away and pass for white.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 5046
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  • Chessman, Harriet Scott.
    SOMEONE NOT REALLY HER MOTHER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Dutton, (2004.). SIGNED first edition - A brief and rather moving novel about mothers and daughters and memory - as Hannah's memory loss and confusion from Alzheimer's disease worsens, other, long hidden and never discussed, memories of her girlhood in France, just before the Nazi invasion, and her years as a refugee in London, become more vivid. Unusual in that it is told mostly from the point of view of Hannah, the mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. SIGNED on the title page and dated in June 2006. 168 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 32320
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  • Clark, Robert.
    MR. WHITE'S CONFESSION.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Picador, 1998. First edition - The author's second novel, a complex story of murder set in Minnesota in 1939, winner of the Edgar award for best novel of 1998.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers (upper corner slightly bumped.)

    Book ID: 24603
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