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  • SECRET HARMONIES. by Barrett, Andrea
    Barrett, Andrea
    SECRET HARMONIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (1989.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second novel by this National Book Award winner, and the first published in hardcover. Set in rural Western Massachusetts. 245 pp. ISBN: 0-385-297718.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (short closed tears to dj, some rubbing and wear.)

    Book ID: 23397
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  • SECRET HARMONIES. by Barrett, Andrea
    Barrett, Andrea
    SECRET HARMONIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (1989.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second novel by this National Book Award winner, and the first published in hardcover. Set in rural Western Massachusetts. 245 pp. ISBN: 0-385-297718.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 47463
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  • BILLINGSGATE SHOAL by Boyer, Rick
    Boyer, Rick
    BILLINGSGATE SHOAL

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1982. dj. Hardcover first edition - Edgar award winning first mystery - introduces Doc Adams, an oral surgeon and a "regular guy" whose curiosity about an apparently stranded fishing boat off Cape Cod leads him into danger and death. 272 pp. ISBN: 0-395-320410.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73922
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  • THE PENNY FERRY. by Boyer, Rick.
    Boyer, Rick.
    THE PENNY FERRY.

    Edition: First printing

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1984. dj. Hardcover first edition - Second "Doc Adams" mystery (the first won the Edgar Award) and one of the best in this series set in the Boston area. A bibliomystery, dealing with missing documents related to the Sacco and Vanzetti case. 254 pp. ISBN: 0-395-352886.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 49616
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  • THE PENNY FERRY. by Boyer, Rick.
    Boyer, Rick.
    THE PENNY FERRY.

    Edition: First printing

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1984. dj. Hardcover first edition - Second "Doc Adams" mystery (the first won the Edgar Award) and one of the best in this series set in the Boston area. A bibliomystery, dealing with missing documents related to the Sacco and Vanzetti case. 254 pp. ISBN: 0-395-352886.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (prev owner's name.)

    Book ID: 51391
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  • THE PENNY FERRY. by Boyer, Rick.
    Boyer, Rick.
    THE PENNY FERRY.

    Edition: First printing (first issue with error on p 101.)

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1984. dj. Hardcover first edition - Second "Doc Adams" mystery (the first won the Edgar Award) and one of the best - A bibliomystery, dealing with missing documents related to the Sacco and Vanzetti case. 254 pp. ISBN: 0-395-352886.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dust jacket (prev owner's name, price-clipped).

    Book ID: 2501
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  • BILLINGSGATE SHOAL by Boyer, Rick
    Boyer, Rick
    BILLINGSGATE SHOAL

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1982. First edition - Edgar award winning first mystery - introduces Doc Adams, an oral surgeon and a "regular guy" whose curiosity about an apparently stranded fishing boat off Cape Cod leads him into danger and death. 272 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in printed orange wrappers - spine slant, wear at bottom of spine. An uncommon advance state.

    Book ID: 6078
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  • FAMILY VALUES. by David, Lawrence.
    David, Lawrence.
    FAMILY VALUES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in Concord, Massachusetts in the1970's and 1980's, this is the story of a family who seems to be living the American dream, but increasingly deteriorating under the prosperous surface. Long blurb by Bret Easton Ellis, among others. 271 pp. ISBN: 0-671-732153.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket. (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 45041
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  • ROUGH BEAST. by Goshgarian, Gary.
    Goshgarian, Gary.
    ROUGH BEAST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Donald I. Fine, Inc., (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, a thriller set in a small town in Massachusetts, which explores the consequences of a genocidal experiment gone wrong and its effects on a normal American family. SIGNED on the title page. 296 pp. ISBN: 1556114648.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61056
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  • RIVER KING. by Hoffman, Alice.
    Hoffman, Alice.
    RIVER KING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A suspenseful novel focusing on one man's search for the truth. Set in a small Massachusetts town which has been divided for 150 years, until an unexpected death brings both sides together. SIGNED on a blank preliminary page. 324 pp. ISBN: 0-399-145990.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 68235
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  • Hoffman, Alice.
    RIVER KING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A suspenseful account of one man's search for the truth - set in a small Massachusetts town which has been divided for 150 years, until an unexpected death brings both sides together. SIGNED on the title page. 324 pp. ISBN: 0-399-145990.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (small peeled spot on front endpaper from label removal.)

    Book ID: 51934
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  • RIVER KING. by Hoffman, Alice.
    Hoffman, Alice.
    RIVER KING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A suspenseful novel focusing on one man's search for the truth. Set in a small Massachusetts town which has been divided for 150 years, until an unexpected death brings both sides together. SIGNED on the title page. 324 pp. ISBN: 0-399-145990.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60084
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  • JOHN OF PUDDING LANE. by Hunt, Mabel Leigh.
    Hunt, Mabel Leigh.
    JOHN OF PUDDING LANE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, (1941.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of the Fleet family who lived in Pudding Lane in old Boston, above their father's print shop - besides young John and Prue, there was Grandmother Goose, always read with a nonsensical rhyme - based on Hunt's research of how Dame Goose of Boston inherited her rhymes from Mother Goose of old England, and how her book 'Mother Goose's Melodies' was published by Fleet in 1719. Illustrated with a two-page full-color title page and with many black and white drawings, some full page, by Clotilde Embree Funk. An uncommon title by this Newbery Honor award author, and especially so in this condition. Illustrated endpapers, top edge tinted orange. 161 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in yellow cloth with black lettering in a near fine dustjacket with a wraparound illustration (slight toning to the spine of the dj, but overall a very attractive, tight and clean copy.)

    Book ID: 39489
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  • GOOD AND DEAD by Langton, Jane.
    Langton, Jane.
    GOOD AND DEAD

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1986) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Homer Kelly, Thoreau scholar, professor of American literature and ex-lieutenant detective for Middlesex County. SIGNED twice by Langton - on the title page and on the front endpaper with a small drawing of a tombstone. Illustrated with drawings by the author. 244 pp. ISBN: 0-312335651.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 79424
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  • THE LITHIUM MURDER. by Minichino, Camille.
    Minichino, Camille.
    THE LITHIUM MURDER.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Morrow, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - The third novel in this series featuring Gloria Lamerino, a scientific consultant with the police department in Revere Beach, Massachusetts, and the 109 elements of the periodic table, by an author who is herself a retired physicist. SIGNED by the author. 231 pp. ISBN: 0-688167845.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50450
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  • THE LITHIUM MURDER. by Minichino, Camille.
    Minichino, Camille.
    THE LITHIUM MURDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third novel in this series featuring Gloria Lamerino, a scientific consultant with the police department in Revere Beach, Massachusetts, and the 109 elements of the periodic table, by an author who is herself a retired physicist. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page. 231 pp. ISBN: 0-688167845.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61671
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  • Minichino, Camille.
    THE LITHIUM MURDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: William H. Morrow, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third novel in this series featuring Gloria Lamerino, a scientific consultant with the police department in Revere Beach, Massachusetts, and the 109 elements of the periodic table, by an author who is herself a retired physicist. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page . 231 pp. ISBN: 0-688167845.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66164
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  • THE BORIC ACID MURDER. by Minichino, Camille.
    Minichino, Camille.
    THE BORIC ACID MURDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fifth novel in this series featuring Gloria Lamerino, a scientific consultant with the police department in Revere Beach, Massachusetts, and the 109 elements of the periodic table, by an author who is herself a retired physicist. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 262 pp. ISBN: 0-312285027.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66165
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  • THE CARBON MURDER. by Minichino, Camille.
    Minichino, Camille.
    THE CARBON MURDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The sixth novel in this series featuring Gloria Lamerino, a scientific consultant with the police department in Revere Beach, Massachusetts, and the 109 elements of the periodic table, by an author who is herself a retired physicist. SIGNED on the title page. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-312319584.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Promotional card laid in.

    Book ID: 66166
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  • THE CARBON MURDER. by Minichino, Camille.
    Minichino, Camille.
    THE CARBON MURDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The seventh novel in this series featuring Gloria Lamerino, a scientific consultant with the police department in Revere Beach, Massachusetts, and the 109 elements of the periodic table, by an author who is herself a retired physicist. In this book, Gloria and her fiance , homicide detective Matt Gennaro, are attending the wedding of a friend in California. INSCRIBED on the title page. 274 pp. ISBN: 0-312333838.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Promotional card laid in.

    Book ID: 66168
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  • THE BERYLLIUM MURDER. by Minichino, Camille.
    Minichino, Camille.
    THE BERYLLIUM MURDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: William H. Morrow, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth novel in this series featuring Gloria Lamerino, a scientific consultant with the police department in Revere Beach, Massachusetts, and the 109 elements of the periodic table, by an author who is herself a retired physicist. In this she leaves her hometown to travel to Berkeley, California, where a friend of hers has died under suspicious circumstances. INSCRIBED on the title page . 231 pp. ISBN: 0-688172075.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66169
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  • THE HELIUM MURDER. by Minichino, Camille.
    Minichino, Camille.
    THE HELIUM MURDER.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Avalon, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - The second novel in this series featuring Gloria Lamerino, a scientific consultant with the police department in Revere Beach, Massachusetts, and the 109 elements of the periodic table, by an author who is herself a retired physicist. SIGNED on the title page with the words "best wishes." 182 pp. ISBN: 0-8034-92987.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 66238
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  • THE HYDROGEN MURDER. by Minichino, Camille.
    Minichino, Camille.
    THE HYDROGEN MURDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Avalon, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery introducing Gloria Lamerino, a scientific consultant with the police department in Revere Beach, Massachusetts, and the 109 elements of the periodic table, by an author who is herself a retired physicist. INSCRIBED on the title page with the words ""this goes way back --- - best wishes." 185 pp. ISBN: 0-8034-92685.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66240
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  • THE HELIUM MURDER. by Minichino, Camille.
    Minichino, Camille.
    THE HELIUM MURDER.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Avalon, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - The second novel in this series featuring Gloria Lamerino, a scientific consultant with the police department in Revere Beach, Massachusetts, and the 109 elements of the periodic table, by an author who is herself a retired physicist. SIGNED on the title page. 182 pp. ISBN: 0-8034-92987.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 62830
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  • MONKEYS. by Minot, Susan.
    Minot, Susan.
    MONKEYS.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Washington Square Press Books, (1987.). Her very highly praised first novel - a warm portrayal of a large family in Massachusetts - 159 pp. ISBN: 0-671-703617.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 47346
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  • WIRELESS. by O'Connell, Jack.
    O'Connell, Jack.
    WIRELESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1993) dj. Hardcover first edition - Award-winning author's second gritty suspense novel set in a decaying Massachusetts factory town. It begins with an activist priest murdered in his own cathedral. Called one of the best ten crime novels of the year by the LA Times. 402 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-5460.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 59547
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  • WIRELESS. by O'Connell, Jack.
    O'Connell, Jack.
    WIRELESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1996) dj. Hardcover first edition - Award-winning author's third suspense novel set in the decaying Massachusetts city of Quinsigamond. 402 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-5479.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 59548
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  • Oleksiw, Susan.
    MURDER IN MELLINGHAM.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner's, 1993.
    dj
    . Hardcover first edition - Author's first mystery, set in a small New England coastal town, and introducing Chief of Police Joe Silva. ISBN: 0-684195283.

    Condition: Good only in a near fine dust jacket (spine slant, binding cracked in middle, crease to rear dj flap.)

    Book ID: 5632
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  • MURDER IN MELLINGHAM. by Oleksiw, Susan.
    Oleksiw, Susan.
    MURDER IN MELLINGHAM.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Scribner's, 1993.
    . First edition - Author's first mystery, set in a small New England coastal town, and introducing Chief of Police Joe Silva.

    Condition: Very near fine in printed gold wrappers.

    Book ID: 76414
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  • PALE KINGS AND PRINCES by Parker, Robert B.
    Parker, Robert B.
    PALE KINGS AND PRINCES

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte Press, 1987. dj. Hardcover first edition - A Spenser mystery - he is called in to investigate when a reporter who was investigating the cocaine trade in central Massachusetts was murdered. 256 pp. ISBN: 0-385-295383.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 64359
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