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  • THE RED DEATH. by Mosley, Walter.
    Mosley, Walter.
    THE RED DEATH.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Norton, (1991.). SIGNED - The second Easy Rawlins mystery, set in Los Angeles in years after World War II. SIGNED on title page. 284 pp.

    Condition: Near fine (nick to the edge of the back cover, otherwise clean and tight.)

    Book ID: 53070
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  • A LITTLE YELLOW DOG. by Mosley, Walter.
    Mosley, Walter.
    A LITTLE YELLOW DOG.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, 1996. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's fifth mystery featuring African American veteran, janitor, landlord and sometimes private investigator Easy Rawlins. SIGNED on title page. The San Francisco Chronicle review of this book described Mosley's novels as suffused 'with an incisive, brilliant analysis of life from the point of view of a long-overlooked segment of the American people. Once again, Walter Mosley succeeds in both brilliantly, leaping past the mystery genre to create novels of historic significance.'. ISBN: 0-393-039242.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dust jacket.

    Book ID: 43418
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  • BLACK BETTY. by Mosley, Walter.
    Mosley, Walter.
    BLACK BETTY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, 1994. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's fourth novel, an Easy Rawlins mystery, set in Los Angeles in 1961 at the 'dawn of a hopeful era for America's black citizens.' SIGNED on title page. 255 pp. ISBN: 0-393-036448.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 37794
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  • Mosley, Walter.
    ALWAYS OUTNUMBERED, ALWAYS OUTGUNNED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first book featuring ex-con Socrates Fortlow in a series of interconnected stories. Basis on an HBO movie starring Laurence Fishburne. SIGNED. ISBN: 0-393-045390.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 20644
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  • Mosley, Walter
    DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS.

    Edition: Paperback.

    New York: Pocket Books, 1991. SIGNED - The first Easy Rawlins mystery, set in 1948 Los Angeles. ISBN: 0-671-740504.

    Condition: SIGNED on title page. Near fine (crease to lower corner of front cover.)

    Book ID: 23731
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  • BLONDE FAITH. by Mosley, Walter.
    Mosley, Walter.
    BLONDE FAITH.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Little Brown, (2008.). SIGNED first edition - The tenth Easy Rawlins novel, set in Los Angeles. SIGNED on the title page. 310 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (some edgewear to the covers.).

    Book ID: 45688
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  • ALL I DID WAS SHOOT MY MAN. by Mosley, Walter.
    Mosley, Walter.
    ALL I DID WAS SHOOT MY MAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Riverhead Books, 2012. dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth Leonid McGill mystery, set in Manhattan. 326 pp. ISBN: 978-1594488245.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74973
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  • ROSE GOLD. by Mosley, Walter.
    Mosley, Walter.
    ROSE GOLD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2014) dj. Hardcover first edition - An Easy Rawlins crime novel, "set in the Patty Hearst era of radical black nationalists and political abductions." 308 pp. ISBN: 978-0385535977.

    Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket (as new, but with a remainder dot).

    Book ID: 74195
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  • WHITE BUTTERFLY by Mosley, Walter
    Mosley, Walter
    WHITE BUTTERFLY

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (1992.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's third novel featuring Easy Rawlins, set in Los Angeles in 1956 where a serial killer is murdering young black women and the cops don't seem to care. SIGNED by author. Nominated for the Edgar award. 272 pp. Uncommon free preview brochure laid in. ISBN: 0-393-03366x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46243
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  • Mosley, Walter.
    A LITTLE YELLOW DOG.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, 1996. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's fifth mystery featuring African American veteran, janitor, landlord and sometimes private investigator Easy Rawlins . The San Francisco Chronicle review of this book described Mosley's novels as suffused 'with an incisive, brilliant analysis of life from the point of view of a long-overlooked segment of the American people. Once again, Walter Mosley succeeds in both brilliantly, leaping past the mystery genre to create novels of historic significance.' SIGNED on title page. ISBN: 0-393-039242.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 21442
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  • FEARLESS JONES. by Mosley, Walter.
    Mosley, Walter.
    FEARLESS JONES.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery set in 1954 Los Angeles: when Paris Minton's finds himself beaten up, shot at and robbed, and his used bookstore burned to the ground, he has no choice but to turn to his friend and fellow World War II veteran, Fearless Jones. Mosley at his best. 312 pp. ISBN: 0-316-592382.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 59372
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  • Neely, Barbara.
    BLANCHE AMONG THE TALENTED TENTH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second mystery featuring Blanche White - Ntosake Shange called her "a tribute to the wit and guile of an extraordinary/ordinary African American woman detective-by-default." 232 pp. ISBN: 0-312-112483.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 38595
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  • BLANCHE AMONG THE TALENTED TENTH. by Neely, Barbara.
    Neely, Barbara.
    BLANCHE AMONG THE TALENTED TENTH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1994) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second mystery featuring Blanche White - Ntosake Shange called her "a tribute to the wit and guile of an extraordinary/ordinary African American woman detective-by-default." INSCRIBED on the title page "---- I'm glad you and Blanche are friends" and dated in 2001. 232 pp. ISBN: 0-312-112483.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 65509
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  • BLANCHE CLEANS UP. by Neely, Barbara.
    Neely, Barbara.
    BLANCHE CLEANS UP.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Third in the series of mysteries featuring this 'domestic-worker-by-choice', as she leaves her home in Boston to visit her old hometown of Farleigh, North Carolina for the summer. INSCRIBED on the title page "---- Read well and prosper" and dated in 2001. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-670-876267.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 65515
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  • Neely, Barbara.
    BLANCHE PASSES GO.

    Edition: Book club edition (full-size.)

    New York: Viking, (2000.) dj. Hardcover - Fourth in the series of mysteries featuring this 'domestic-worker-by-choice', as she leaves her home in Boston to visit her old hometown of Farleigh, North Carolina for the summer. 275 pp plus recipe. ISBN: 0-670-891657.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 38922
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  • BLANCHE AMONG THE TALENTED TENTH. by Neely, Barbara.
    Neely, Barbara.
    BLANCHE AMONG THE TALENTED TENTH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second mystery featuring Blanche White - Ntosake Shange called her "a tribute to the wit and guile of an extraordinary/ordinary African American woman detective-by-default." 232 pp. ISBN: 0-312-112483.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket (a new, unread copy.)

    Book ID: 15920
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  • BLANCHE CLEANS UP. by Neely, Barbara.
    Neely, Barbara.
    BLANCHE CLEANS UP.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Third in the series of mysteries featuring this 'domestic-worker-by-choice', as she leaves her home in Boston to visit her old hometown of Farleigh, North Carolina for the summer. SIGNED on a blank preliminary page. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-670-876267.

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

    Book ID: 36646
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  • BANGERS. by Phillips, Gary.
    Phillips, Gary.
    BANGERS.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Dafina Books / Kensington, (2003). SIGNED first edition - "On the streets of LA, the most dangerous person can be a cop." California noir, set on the gang infested streets of Venice Beach and Los Angeles. SIGNED on title page. 291 pp. ISBN: 0-758203829.

    Condition: Good overall in illustrated wrappers (lower corner bumped, some spotting to edges of textblock)

    Book ID: 66268
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  • Phillips, Gary.
    HIGH HAND.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Kensington, (2000.). SIGNED first edition - First mystery featuring Martha Chainey, a 'beautiful six-foot former showgirl' who is working as a courier transporting large sums of under the table money for Las Vegas casino owners. SIGNED on the title page. 242 pp.

    Condition: Fine in light green printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 30452
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  • VIOLENT SPRING. by Phillips, Gary.
    Phillips, Gary.
    VIOLENT SPRING.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Portland, OR: West Coast Crime, 1994. SIGNED first edition - African American writer's first novel - introduces P.I. Ivan Monk, who must investigate the murder of a Korean shopkeeper in riot-torn, racially-charged Los Angeles. SIGNED on the title page. 275 pp. ISBN: 1-883303-133.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 18840
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  • Phillips, Gary.
    HIGH HAND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Kensington, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First mystery featuring Martha Chainey, a 'beautiful six-foot former showgirl' who is working as a courier transporting large sums of under the table money for Las Vegas casino owners. SIGNED on the title page. 242 pp. ISBN: 1-57566-6162.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (a new unread copy, but remainder line.)

    Book ID: 26396
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  • Phillips, Gary.
    HIGH HAND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Kensington, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First mystery featuring Martha Chainey, a 'beautiful six-foot former showgirl' who is working as a courier transporting large sums of under the table money for Las Vegas casino owners. SIGNED on the title page. 242 pp. ISBN: 1-57566-6162.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 28568
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  • Phillips, Mike.
    POINT OF DARKNESS.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's, 1995. The third mystery featuring Anglo-Caribbean reporter Sam Dean, this one set in the world of immigrant New York City.

    Condition: Fine in plain printed wappers.

    Book ID: 20221
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  • THE LATE CANDIDATE. by Phillips, Mike.
    Phillips, Mike.
    THE LATE CANDIDATE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1990) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second hard-boiled crime novel by this author who was born in Guyana, but grew up in London. Features journalist Sam Dean - when his fiend Aston Edwards is murdered and dumped on the side of the roadside, Dean agrees to write an article about Aston's life and career as a controversial black councillor in London, but he also plans on digging until he finds out who killed Edwards. Winner of the Silver Dagger Award. 246 pp. ISBN: 0-312048661.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (short tear to top of dj spine, some rubbing to dj)

    Book ID: 67304
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  • STRAY DOGS. by Ridley, John.
    Ridley, John.
    STRAY DOGS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - African American writer and film director's highly praised first novel: John Stewart has to get to Vegas to settle a gambling debt - or else - but his car breaks down in a small town in the middle of the Nevada desert. Violence, dirty double crosses, murder, plot twists and pure noir, basis for the Oliver Stone movie 'U-Turn.'. ISBN: 0-345-41345-8.

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

    Book ID: 41389
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  • STRAY DOGS. by Ridley, John.
    Ridley, John.
    STRAY DOGS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - African American writer and film director's highly praised first novel: John Stewart has to get to Vegas to settle a gambling debt - or else - but his car breaks down in a small town in the middle of the Nevada desert. Violence, dirty double crosses, murder, plot twists and pure noir, basis for the Oliver Stone movie 'U-Turn.'. ISBN: 0-345-41345-8.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 16133
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  • STRAY DOGS. by Ridley, John.
    Ridley, John.
    STRAY DOGS.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - African American writer and film director's highly praised first novel: John Stewart has to get to Vegas to settle a gambling debt - or else - but his car breaks down in a small town in the middle of the Nevada desert. Violence, dirty double crosses, murder, plot twists and pure noir, basis for the Oliver Stone movie 'U-Turn.'. ISBN: 0-345-41345-8.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 41431
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  • EVERYBODY SMOKES IN HELL. by Ridley, John.
    Ridley, John.
    EVERYBODY SMOKES IN HELL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's third novel, a wild romp set in Los Angeles, peopled by dope dealers, two-bit criminals, Hollywood agents, and working joes. 236 pp. ISBN: 0-375-401431.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 31106
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  • LOVE IS A RACKET. by Ridley, John.
    Ridley, John.
    LOVE IS A RACKET.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998. SIGNED first edition - African American writer and film director's second novel, a noir farce featuring a wannabe scriptwriter on the skids in Hollywood. INSCRIBED on the title page. 296 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in gray printed wrappers (a bit of wear to the edges of the covers)

    Book ID: 59131
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  • EVERYBODY SMOKES IN HELL. by Ridley, John.
    Ridley, John.
    EVERYBODY SMOKES IN HELL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's third novel, a wild romp set in Los Angeles, peopled by dope dealers, two-bit criminals, Hollywood agents, and working joes. Ridley is best known for his work in televsion and the movies, both as a writer and director - he wrote the screenplay for the Oscar award winning film "Twelve Years a Slave." SIGNED on the title page. 236 pp. ISBN: 0-375-401431.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 72761
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