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  • TIM: DEFENDER OF THE EARTH by Enthoven, Sam.
    Enthoven, Sam.
    TIM: DEFENDER OF THE EARTH

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Penguin Books / Razorbill, (2008). First edition - The author's second novel - a fantastical action thriller for young readers. TIM (Tyrannosaurus: Improved Model) is the only chance of saving humanity. 284 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (a bit of toning to the edges of the textblock).

    Book ID: 59636
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  • ANONYMOUS REX: A Detective Story. by Garcia, Eric.
    Garcia, Eric.
    ANONYMOUS REX: A Detective Story.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Villard, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a book which combines the noir novel with the idea that the dinosaurs had not gone extinct after all. Vincent Rubio is a down on his luck private investigator. Out of work, his car has been repossessed ; his partner died under mysterious circumstances, and his tail won't stay put. SIGNED on the title page. 273 pp. ISBN: 0-375-503269.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60525
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  • ANONYMOUS REX: A Detective Story. by Garcia, Eric.
    Garcia, Eric.
    ANONYMOUS REX: A Detective Story.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Villard, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a book which combines the noir novel with the idea that the dinosaurs had not gone extinct after all. Vincent Rubio is a down on his luck private investigator. Out of work, his car has been repossessed ; his partner died under mysterious circumstances, and his tail won't stay put. SIGNED on the title page and dated August 28, 99 in the month of publication. 273 pp. ISBN: 0-375-503269.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60526
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  • ANONYMOUS REX: A Detective Story. by Garcia, Eric.
    Garcia, Eric.
    ANONYMOUS REX: A Detective Story.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Villard, (1999). SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, a book which combines the noir novel with the idea that the dinosaurs had not gone extinct after all. Vincent Rubio is a down on his luck private investigator. Out of work, his car has been repossessed ; his partner died under mysterious circumstances, and his tail won't stay put. SIGNED on the title page. 276 pp. ISBN: 0-375-50326.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 60527
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  • CASUAL REX. by Garcia, Eric.
    Garcia, Eric.
    CASUAL REX.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Villard, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The sharpest dinosaur-detective in Los Angeles is back, grittier than ever, for the second book in this genuinely original and very funny series. SIGNED on the title page. 337 pp. ISBN: 0-679-463070.

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

    Book ID: 60528
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  • ANONYMOUS REX & CASUAL REX. by Garcia, Eric.
    Garcia, Eric.
    ANONYMOUS REX & CASUAL REX.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    New York: Ace Books, (2004). The first one volume edition of the first two genre-bending, species-bending novels featuring the sharpest dinosaur-detective in Los Angeles. 565 pp. ISBN: 0-441-012752.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 66329
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  • Gerrold, David.
    DEATHBEAST.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: Popular Library, (1978.). First edition - SIGNED by Gerrold on the title page with the words "best wishes." SF novel set on earth 100 million years ago when dinosaurs ruled supreme. 255 pp. ISBN: 0-445042451.

    Condition: Very good overall (light crease on front cover, usual toning to the pages, no creases to the spine.)

    Book ID: 40435
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  • Harrison, Harry.
    WEST OF EDEN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1984.) dj. Hardcover first edition - First book in the "West of Eden" trilogy, a saga of a world where the age of reptiles never ended, and intelligent dinosaurs and primitive humans battle for dominance and survival - a rigorously researched work of alternate history. Illustrated by Bill Sanderson. 483 pp. ISBN: 0553-050656.

    Condition: Fair condition only in a fair dustjacket (spine slant, edge of textblock bumped, short tears and edgewear to the dj - a first edition, but in reading copy condition only)

    Book ID: 38421
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  • THE GIANT OF THE SIERRAS by Hartman, Emerson (1889-1969)
    Hartman, Emerson (1889-1969)
    THE GIANT OF THE SIERRAS

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Chapman & Grimes, Inc., (1945) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel , one which combines fantasy with an attempt at realism as it tells the story of a giant human with telescopic eyes, who lived in the Sierra Nevada mountains at the time of dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. From the dust jacket "From the lore of history, the author has woven a story about buried cities of America when strange animals and birds inhabited the forests and rivers of this world -rivers which have been found lying beneath the gold deposits of the Sierras and the volcanic formation of Calaveras County, California - so named because it means skulls." Includes several detailed footnotes on…

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    Boston: Chapman & Grimes, Inc., (1945) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel , one which combines fantasy with an attempt at realism as it tells the story of a giant human with telescopic eyes, who lived in the Sierra Nevada mountains at the time of dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. From the dust jacket "From the lore of history, the author has woven a story about buried cities of America when strange animals and birds inhabited the forests and rivers of this world -rivers which have been found lying beneath the gold deposits of the Sierras and the volcanic formation of Calaveras County, California - so named because it means skulls." Includes several detailed footnotes on various discoveries, an author's afterword ("Science disputes the Bible") and illustrated with 4 black and white photographs. 158 pp.

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    Condition: Very good in red cloth with gilt lettering on spine in a good dust jacket with edgewear, chipping at top of spine, purple line visible on flaps and interior from old style dj protector, original price of 2.00 on flap..

    Book ID: 86815
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  • THE BONE WARS. by Lasky, Kathryn.
    Lasky, Kathryn.
    THE BONE WARS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1988.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Historical fiction for older children and young adults by this Newbery award winning writer. Set in the Judith River Badlands, Montana in 1874-1878, this is the story of the paleontologists who 'slander, steal from and spy on one another for the glory of science' and of two boys - one American, one British - who form a plan to excavate the bones of a huge dinosaur. Map frontispiece. Author's note and a brief reading list. 378 pp. ISBN: 0-688074332.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 42059
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  • FAR-SEER by Sawyer, Robert J.
    Sawyer, Robert J.
    FAR-SEER

    Edition: Book club edition: the first (and only) hardcover printing in the US.

    New York: Ace Books, (1992) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's second novel, first of the QUINTAGLIO ASCENSION series, a world in which the dinosaurs had not become extinct (Sawyer said his original career goal was to be a paleontogist) SIGNED on the title page.. 257 pp. Dust jacket art by Tom Kidd.

    Condition: Fair condition only in a very good dust jacket (coffee spilled on bottom edge of textblock, affecting the lower margin of several pages, the rear endpapers and the rear flap of the dust jacket - otherwise a straight copy, etc)

    Book ID: 67819
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  • THE ADVENTURES OF DINOSAUR DOG: Danger! Dinky Diplodocus. by Sutton, Scott E.
    Sutton, Scott E.
    THE ADVENTURES OF DINOSAUR DOG: Danger! Dinky Diplodocus.

    Edition: Second edition

    Glendale, CA Action Publishing (2007). The second book in the The Adventures of Dinosaur Dog series:, Banjo and Lee have to return a baby diploducus back to the age of dinosaurs. With a powerful secret weapon from their aline friends, they might have a chance of escaping the pack of meat-eating allosaur's coming after them. Illustrated. 125 pp. ISBN: 1888045523.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 60749
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  • BONES OF THE EARTH. by Swanwick, Michael
    Swanwick, Michael
    BONES OF THE EARTH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: EOS / Harper Collins, (2002) dj. Hardcover first edition - Provocative novel - a combination of paleontology, dinosaurs returning to earth and time travel, 335 pp. ISBN: 0-380978369.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (remainder line, bit of edgewear to dj)

    Book ID: 66312
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  • BONES OF THE EARTH. by Swanwick, Michael
    Swanwick, Michael
    BONES OF THE EARTH.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: EOS / Harper Collins, (2002) dj. Hardcover first edition - Provocative novel - a combination of paleontology, dinosaurs returning to earth and time travel, 335 pp. ISBN: 0-380978369.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73462
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  • THE TROUBLE WITH THE JOHNSONS. by Teague, Mark.
    Teague, Mark.
    THE TROUBLE WITH THE JOHNSONS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scholastic, (1989.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author-illustrator's first book - when Elmo and his cat Leon, one strange night, run away from the city apartment to their old house in the country, they discover that the Johnsons have moved in. The trouble with the Johnsons? they are very nice, but look a lot like dinosaurs. Illustrations alternate between full-color and black and white to increase the dramatic effect. SIGNED by Teague with a small drawing of a cat, and dated in 2002. Slightly oversized format, bound in glossy illustrated boards, full-color illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 0-590-423940.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 36830
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