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  • FIRST PAPERS. by Hobson, Laura Z.
    Hobson, Laura Z.
    FIRST PAPERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1964) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel which follows a family of immigrants - Jewish and Russian - and their children - during the six years leading up to the first World War. Set on Long Island. 502 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (name crossed out on front endpaper, some edgewear to the dj, especially at the base of the spine).

    Book ID: 74177
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  • CANDYLAND: A Novel in Two Parts. by Hunter, Evan and Ed McBain.
    Hunter, Evan and Ed McBain.
    CANDYLAND: A Novel in Two Parts.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel written by McBain/Hunter (who are, of course, the same person) in two distinctive voices: in the first part, Ben Thorpe, an architect in New York on business, goes on a compulsive search for female companionship. In the second part, as written by Ed McBain (a pseudonym for Evan Hunter) Emma Boyle of the NYPD is investigating the murder of a prostitute, for which Ben is becoming the chief suspect. 302 pp. ISBN: 0-743213165.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71609
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  • MONA IN THE PROMISED LAND. by Jen, Gish.
    Jen, Gish.
    MONA IN THE PROMISED LAND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. dj. Hardcover first edition - Jen's highly praised second novel, the story of Mona, the daughter of the Chang family in "Typical American." Set in an upscale New York suburb, in 1968, the "dawn of the age of ethnicity" this is about being free to forge your own identity. 304 pp. ISBN: 0-679445897.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 80001
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  • OPEN HOUSE. by Katz, William.
    Katz, William.
    OPEN HOUSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: McGraw-Hill, (1985) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second suspense novel set in Manhattan. 271 pp. ISBN: 0-07-0333297.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 65060
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  • WINGS. by Kelley, Ethel M.
    Kelley, Ethel M.
    WINGS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1924. Hardcover first edition - A novel about a brilliant man, and the women who loved him. Opposite the title page is a review for an earlier book by Kelley which implies that Kelley is a better author than Edith Wharton, to whom she has been compared.... Kelley has "a humanness, a warmth, that Mrs Wharton lacks." 214 pp plus 2 pp publisher's ad. Decorative endpapers.

    Condition: Good in black cloth with blue lettering - some wear to the covers, no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62725
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  • Kennedy, William
    LEGS.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Penguin, (1987.). First book in his prize-winning and acclaimed Albany novels series - set in the 1920's and the 1930's, this recreates the career of legendary gangster Jack 'Legs' Diamond who was finally murdered in Albany . ISBN: 0-14-0064842.

    Condition: Good overall (short tear at bottom of spine, usual toning to pages.)

    Book ID: 43071
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  • Kennedy, William
    VERY OLD BONES.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Viking, 1992. A novel which forms part of Kennedy's acclaimed and award-winning Phelan cycle, set in Albany, New York in 1958.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 31503
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  • ROSCOE. by Kennedy , William.
    Kennedy , William.
    ROSCOE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2002.). Hardcover first edition - A novel in his prize-winning Albany series - this is set just after the end of World War II. ISBN: 0-670-03295.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 41437
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  • VERY OLD BONES. by Kennedy, William
    Kennedy, William
    VERY OLD BONES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel which forms part of Kennedy's acclaimed and award-winning Phelan cycle, set in Albany, New York in 1958. 292 pp. Family tree on endpapers. ISBN: 0-670-83457-2.

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

    Book ID: 40375
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  • IRONWEED by Kennedy, William
    Kennedy, William
    IRONWEED

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Penguin Books, (1984). Set in 1938, Francis Phelan - ex-ballplayer, part-time gravedigger and full-time drunk - is back in town. The third novel in his Albany cycle. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. 227 pp. ISBN: 0-14-00-70206.

    Condition: Very good (usual toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 58817
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  • THE FLAMING CORSAGE. by Kennedy, William
    Kennedy, William
    THE FLAMING CORSAGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (1996) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set between 1884 and 1912, one which unravels the mystery behind the murder known as the "Love Nest Killing of 1906" in New York. 209 pp. ISBN: 0-670-858722.

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

    Book ID: 58818
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  • VERY OLD BONES. by Kennedy, William
    Kennedy, William
    VERY OLD BONES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel which forms part of Kennedy's acclaimed and award-winning Phelan cycle, set in Albany, New York in 1958. 292 pp. Family tree on endpapers. ISBN: 0-670-83457-2.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket. (rem line.)

    Book ID: 16509
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  • ROSCOE. by Kennedy , William.
    Kennedy , William.
    ROSCOE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Viking, 2002. First edition - A novel in his prize-winning Albany series - this is set just after the end of World War II.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 21898
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  • Kennedy, William
    LEGS.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Penguin, (1987.). First book in his prize-winning and acclaimed Albany novels series - set in the 1920's and the 1930's, this recreates the career of legendary gangster Jack 'Legs' Diamond who was finally murdered in Albany . ISBN: 0-14-0064842.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 31948
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  • THE FLAMING CORSAGE. by Kennedy, William
    Kennedy, William
    THE FLAMING CORSAGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (1996) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set between 1884 and 1912, one which unravels the mystery behind the murder known as the "Love Nest Killing of 1906" in New York. 209 pp. ISBN: 0-670-858722.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 63104
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  • VERY OLD BONES. by Kennedy, William
    Kennedy, William
    VERY OLD BONES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel which forms part of Kennedy's acclaimed and award-winning Phelan cycle, set in Albany, New York in 1958. 292 pp. Family tree on endpapers. ISBN: 0-670-83457-2.

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

    Book ID: 37876
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  • Kennedy, William
    THE INK TRUCK.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: The Viking Press, (1984.) dj. Hardcover - Hardcover reissue of the first novel by this Pulitzer prize winning author, set in a city strongly resembling Albany, New York, and originally published in 1969. 278 pp. ISBN: 0-670-39825x.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (stamp on bottom edge, lower corner of dj flap clipped, price still present in upper corner, a tight copy, appears unread.)

    Book ID: 37879
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  • FLOWER OF FORTUNE. by Knipe, Emilie Benson and Alden Arthur Knipe,
    Knipe, Emilie Benson and Alden Arthur Knipe,
    FLOWER OF FORTUNE.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: The Century Company, 1922. dj. Hardcover first edition - Historical and romantic novel for older girls, set against the backdrop of Dutch-English old New York, shortly after the English came. Illustrated with a frontispiece and 3 internal glossy plates by Emilie Benson Knipe. 354 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated yellow boards in a very good dustjacket (some loss to the ends of the dj spine and other minor wear.) Hard to find in dust jacket.

    Book ID: 69997
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  • SHADOWTOWN by Lutz, John
    Lutz, John
    SHADOWTOWN

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1988. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second mystery featuring New York cops E. L. Oxman and Art Tobin - in this one, they are investigating the murder of a security guard on a television soap opera studio, and the only witness is claiming that a vampire did it! SIGNED on the title page. 248 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-2216.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dustjacket (spine slant.)

    Book ID: 6716
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  • THE EX. by Lutz, John
    Lutz, John
    THE EX.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Kensington, (1996.) dj. Hardcover - Thriller set in Manhattan's upper West side. 264 pp. ISBN: 1575660748.

    Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. (prev owner's name.)

    Book ID: 48730
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  • THE EX. by Lutz, John
    Lutz, John
    THE EX.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Kensington, (1996.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Thriller set in Manhattan's upper West side. SIGNED on the title page. 264 pp. ISBN: 1575660748.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 48776
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  • SHADOWTOWN by Lutz, John
    Lutz, John
    SHADOWTOWN

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1988.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second mystery featuring New York cops E. L. Oxman and Art Tobin - in this one, they are investigating the murder of a security guard on a television soap opera studio, and the only witness is claiming that a vampire did it! SIGNED on the title page. 248 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-2216.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 31326
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  • DETECTIVE FIRST GRADE. by Mahoney, Dan.
    Mahoney, Dan.
    DETECTIVE FIRST GRADE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's, (1993). First edition - The first novel by this former Captain with the NYPD, a day-by-day account of how the police department handles a local crime that could have international terrorist complications. Introduces Detective Brian McKenna. 375 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. An uncommon advance issue.

    Book ID: 63063
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  • JAMAICA RUN: A Joe Cinquez Mystery. by Mason, Clifford.
    Mason, Clifford.
    JAMAICA RUN: A Joe Cinquez Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1987.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second mystery featuring the street-savvy, 50, black Harlem private investigator, Joe Cinquez, by this African American playwright; this one deals with drug dealing in Jamaica and in a Jamaican neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. 359 pp. ISBN: 0-312-00611x.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 42401
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  • McCullough, David Willis.
    POINT NO-POINT: A Ziza Todd Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (1992) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Ziza Todd, a feisty, irreverent reverend and an amateur sleuth. Set in a small town in New York's Hudson Valley Region. Author's note. 288 pp. ISBN: 0-670841846.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket (a tight copy which appears unread, but binding flaw to front endpapers, with the pastedown glued improperly and a crease to the free endpaper).

    Book ID: 68026
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  • CHILD OF MY HEART. by McDermott, Alice.
    McDermott, Alice.
    CHILD OF MY HEART.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2002.) dj. Fifth novel by this award-winning author, a coming of age story set in one seemingly idyllic summer on Long Island. 242 pp. ISBN: 0-374-121230.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 38853
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  • McDermott, Alice.
    CHILD OF MY HEART.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2002.) dj. Fifth novel by this award-winning author, a coming of age story set in one seemingly idyllic summer on Long Island. 242 pp. ISBN: 0-374-121230.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket. (prev owner's name, peeled spot on spine of dj)

    Book ID: 41790
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  • ENCHANTMENT. by Merkin, Daphne.
    Merkin, Daphne.
    ENCHANTMENT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1986.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in Manhattan's Upper East Side, the story of growing up in an Orthodox Jewish family. INSCRIBED on the half title page. Dust jacket praise from such diverse writers as Stanley Elkin, Mary McCarthy, Hilma Wolitzer, Frederick Exley, and Walker Percy. 288 pp. ISBN: 0-15-1287910.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81311
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  • THE RAGGEDY MAN. by O'Donnell, Lillian
    O'Donnell, Lillian
    THE RAGGEDY MAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second mystery introducing featuring private detective Gwenn Ramadge, set in New York. SIGNED on the title page. 232 pp. . ISBN: 0-399140190.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (upper corners very slightly bumped)

    Book ID: 63420
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  • Phillips, T. J. (pseudonym of Tom Savage.)
    WOMAN IN THE DARK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second mystery featuring Joe Wilder, a struggling novelist living in New York City's Greenwich Village. 280 pp. ISBN: 0-425153126.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 33693
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