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  • COURT OF FOXES. by Brand, Christianna.
    Brand, Christianna.
    COURT OF FOXES.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Los Angeles: Brooke House Publishers, nd (1976.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Romantic adventure set in 18th century England, during the reign of George III (originally published in the UK in 1969.) Dust jacket art by Laurie Jordan. Rough guide to Welsh pronunciation. 287 pp. ISBN: 0-912588-25X.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 41300
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  • COURT OF FOXES. by Brand, Christianna.
    Brand, Christianna.
    COURT OF FOXES.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Los Angeles: Brooke House Publishers, nd (1976.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Romantic adventure set in 18th century England, during the reign of George III (originally published in the UK in 1969.) Dust jacket art by Laurie Jordan. Rough guide to Welsh pronunciation. 287 pp. ISBN: 0-912588-25X.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 41869
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  • COURT OF FOXES. by Brand, Christianna.
    Brand, Christianna.
    COURT OF FOXES.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Michael Joseph, (1969) dj. Hardcover first edition - Romantic adventure set in 18th century England, during the reign of George III Rough guide to Welsh pronunciation. 287 pp. ISBN: 0718106482.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83204
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  • KID CURRY'S LAST RIDE. by Downing, Warwick.
    Downing, Warwick.
    KID CURRY'S LAST RIDE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Orchard Books (Franklin Watts), (1989.) dj. Hardcover first edition - First book for young readers by this Colorado mystery novelist. While spending the summer of 1935 at his grandmother's house in a small Wyoming town, 12 year-old Alex meets an old man who claims to be Kid Curry, a member of Butch Cassidy's legendary Wild Bunch gang. 166 pp. ISBN: 0-531058026.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (very short edge tears to dj.)

    Book ID: 56378
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  • BUSTER MESQUITE'S COWBOY BAND. by Hillerman, Tony; Ernest Franklin, illustrator.
    Hillerman, Tony; Ernest Franklin, illustrator.
    BUSTER MESQUITE'S COWBOY BAND.

    Edition: Limited, signed first edition.

    Gallup, NM: Buffalo Medicine Books, (2001). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Hillerman's second children's book, the story of a burro, a coyote, a wildcat, and a black crow who form a cowboy band, illustrated throughout in full color by Ernest Franklin. One of 100 copies numbered and SIGNED by both Hillerman and Franklin on a special preliminary page. Oblong format. 31 pp.

    Condition: Fine - as new in glossy dark purple boards with gilt lettering and a small illustration of Buster on front in a matching purple slipcase dark violet

    Book ID: 66206
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  • THE WINTER HORSES. by Kerr. Philip.
    Kerr. Philip.
    THE WINTER HORSES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (2014). First edition - Young adult novel by this award-winning writer. "Kalinka has lost her home, her family, her belongings - everything but her life. Still, she has gained one small, precious gift: a relationship with the rare wild and wily Przewalski s horses that wander the reservation. Apart from Max, these endangered animals are her only friends until a Nazi campaign of extermination nearly wipes them out for good. Now Kalinka must set out on a treacherous journey through the frozen Ukrainian forest to save the only two surviving horses - and herself." 274 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 63463
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  • THE HUNGER FOR MORE: Searching for Values in an Age of Greed. by Shames, Laurence.
    Shames, Laurence.
    THE HUNGER FOR MORE: Searching for Values in an Age of Greed.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Times Books, (1989) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Before Shames became known for his offbeat Key West mysteries, he was a journalist, and the author of serious non-fiction books. This, his second book, is perhaps even more relevant today than it was when it was written. "More. If there's a single word that summarizes American hopes and obsessions, that's it. More money. More success. More luxuries and gizmos.. . [as argued in] this brilliant and acerbic analysis of contemporary American values and foibles, the hunger for more has characterized America from its frontier beginnings." SIGNED on the title page. Notes, index. xi, 291 pp. ISBN: 0-812916565.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 67694
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  • THE GOLDFINCH. by Tartt, Donna.
    Tartt, Donna.
    THE GOLDFINCH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2013) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's third novel, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for 2014 and the basis for the film of the same name. Full number line beginning with a '1", no award sticker on dust jacket. 771 pp. ISBN: 978-0316055437.

    Condition: Fine in a very good dust jacket (peeled spot on front cover of dj from sticker removal). Original price of 30.00 on dj flap.

    Book ID: 85267
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