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  • JOURNEY OF THE DEAD. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    JOURNEY OF THE DEAD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Forge / Tom Doherty Associates, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Although probably best known as an award winning writer of crime fiction, Estleman is equally praised for his historical fiction set in the American West - he has received four Western Writers of American Golden Spur Awards, three Western Heritage Awards. In this novel, An ancient Spanish alchemist in the Southwest is searching for the secrets of the gods, is visited by Pat Garrett, the man who killed Billy the Kid, who is haunted by him in his dreams. SIGNED on the title page. 351 pp. ISBN: 0-312859996.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81337
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  • THE GEOGRAPHER'S LIBRARY. by Fasman, Jon.
    Fasman, Jon.
    THE GEOGRAPHER'S LIBRARY.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Penguin, 2005. dj. Hardcover first edition - A highly praised debut novel, one which moves between the twelfth-century where a Sicilian cat burglar snatches a sack of artifacts from the king's geographer's library, and these alchemical tools and objects are soon scattered all over the world. Nine hundred years later that a young reporter investigating the suspicious death of a local professor stumbles upon evidence that someone is collecting them again. Alan Furst called this 'magnetic and sharply written, with excellent history, a strong narrative, and a mind of its own.' 374 pp. ISBN: 1594200386.

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

    Book ID: 45138
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  • CAVE BIRDS: An Alchemical Cave Drama. by Hughes, Ted. Drawings by Leonard Baskin.
    Hughes, Ted. Drawings by Leonard Baskin.
    CAVE BIRDS: An Alchemical Cave Drama.

    Edition: First printing.

    London & Boston, Faber & Faber, (1978) dj. Hardcover first edition - "A superb and haunting combination of word and image." Originally published in a limited edition in 1975, this first trade edition has had some poems re-written, others added or deleted, but it is still illustrated with the original drawings by Leonard Baskin. Oblong format. 63 pp. ISBN: 0-571109764.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket (price-clipped, ghost of sticker on cover.)

    Book ID: 54631
    Keywords: Alchemy, drama, Poetry
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  • GHOSTWALK. by Stott, Rebecca.
    Stott, Rebecca.
    GHOSTWALK.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Spiegel & Grau, (2007.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, one centered around a real historical mystery involving Isaac Newton's involvement with alchemy, and a series of murders in the modern day that may be related to the evidence being uncovered by a writer's research. An intelligent thriller, very highly praised. Illustrations, author's notes. 304 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 978-0385521062.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50302
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