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  • A SHROUD FOR AQUARIUS: A Mallory Novel. by Collins, Max Allan.
    Collins, Max Allan.
    A SHROUD FOR AQUARIUS: A Mallory Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (1985) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fourth novel set in Port City, Iowa, featuring Mallory, a writer of detective stories, who somehow finds that real life crime distracts him from his fictional crime. SIGNED on the title page. 174 pp. ISBN: -802756298.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (sunning to spine of dj)

    Book ID: 78701
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  • THE BABY BLUE RIP-OFF. by Collins, Max [Allan]
    Collins, Max [Allan]
    THE BABY BLUE RIP-OFF.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (1983) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery introducing wise-cracking, ex-cop, Vietnam veteran Mallory - not just the first in this series, but the first book by Collins to be issued in hardcover (Collins is also known for writing the Dick Tracy comic series for many years). INSCRIBED on the front endpaper "Hope you enjoy meeting Mallory, Mary! All the best" and dated April 27, '83, in the year of publication. Set in a small town in Iowa . 160 pp. ISBN: 0-802754759.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 66129
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  • WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME TOMORROW? by Gorman, Ed.
    Gorman, Ed.
    WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME TOMORROW?

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Carroll & Graf, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring fledgling lawyer and private investigator Sam McCain - it's Middle America (Iowa, to be precise), the 1950s and someone is painting the town murderously Red. 197 pp. ISBN: 0-373-264941.

    Condition: Good in a fine dust jacket (upper edge of front endpaper clipped, remainder line)

    Book ID: 62892
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  • McCoy, Maureen.
    SUMMERTIME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Poseidon Press, (1987.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second novel, the story of three women, each from a different generation, but bound by family ties - set in Iowa, this begins with the elopement with a fellow octagenarian from the retirement home of Jessamine, age 85. Dust jacket praise from W. P. Kinsella and Madison Smartt Bell, among others. 300 pp. ISBN: 0-671-621874.

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

    Book ID: 33561
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  • McCoy, Maureen.
    SUMMERTIME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Poseidon Press, (1987.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second novel, the story of three women, each from a different generation, but bound by family ties - set in Iowa, this begins with the elopement with a fellow octagenarian from the retirement home of Jessamine, age 85. Dust jacket praise from W. P. Kinsella and Madison Smartt Bell, among others. 300 pp. ISBN: 0-671-621874.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder mark.)

    Book ID: 33686
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  • STEALING AIR. by Reedy, Trent.
    Reedy, Trent.
    STEALING AIR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Arthur A. Levine Books / Scholastic, (2012.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An adventure story for older children, set in a small town in Iowa where three sixth grade boys (the coolest boy in school, the nerdiest and the new kid) work together to build a real plane in a secret laboratory hidden in a shed. INSCRIBED on the title page. 266 pp plus author's note. ISBN: 9780545383073.

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

    Book ID: 68942
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  • STEALING AIR. by Reedy, Trent.
    Reedy, Trent.
    STEALING AIR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Arthur A. Levine Books / Scholastic, (2012.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An adventure story for older children, set in a small town in Iowa where three sixth grade boys (the coolest boy in school, the nerdiest and the new kid) work together to build a real plane in a secret laboratory hidden in a shed. SIGNED on the title page. 266 pp plus author's note. ISBN: 9780545383073.

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

    Book ID: 56046
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  • Smiley, Jane
    A THOUSAND ACRES.

    Edition: Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition).

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. dj. SIGNED hardcover - Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. SIGNED on the title page. 371 pp,. ISBN: 0-394-577736.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 47818
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  • A THOUSAND ACRES. by Smiley, Jane
    Smiley, Jane
    A THOUSAND ACRES.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. dj. SIGNED hardcover - Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. SIGNED on the title page."Now a major motion picture" seal on front cover. 371 pp,. ISBN: 0-394-577736.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52981
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