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  • THE LUCK OF LOST CANYON. by Blasingame, C. M. [Clara]
    Blasingame, C. M. [Clara]
    THE LUCK OF LOST CANYON.

    Edition: First edition.

    Denver: Bell Publications, (1954.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel based on the author's own experiences raising and racing Quarter Horses in South Dakota and northern California at the Dixie Valley Ranch in the foothills of Mount Lassen.INSCRIBED on the front endpaper by the author. Edited by Marya Tze Caraman. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. vii, 179 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (Offsetting to the endpapers, light edgewear to the dust jacket.)

    Book ID: 54377
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  • THE COOKBOOK COLLECTOR. by Goodman, Allegra.
    Goodman, Allegra.
    THE COOKBOOK COLLECTOR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dial Press, (2010.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book l which "weaves together the worlds of Silicon Valley and rare book collecting in a delicious novel about appetite, temptation, and fulfillment." 394 pp. ISBN: 9780385340854.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57636
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  • HYPOCRISY OF DISCO: A Memoir. by Hayward, Clane.
    Hayward, Clane.
    HYPOCRISY OF DISCO: A Memoir.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An account of growing up (up to age 13) as the daughter of a wandering hippie mother and an absent father, in Northern California in the 1970's, and in New Mexico. Praise from Peter Coyote (who makes a brief appearance in this as a teacher at a free school) who calls this 'an insightful and riveting book about a hippie child gone bad.' SIGNED on the title page. 240 pp. ISBN: 9780811859455.

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

    Book ID: 39399
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  • KAT'S CRADLE by Kijewski, Karen
    Kijewski, Karen
    KAT'S CRADLE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, (1992) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third mystery in this award winning series featuring private investigator Kat Colorado and set in Sacramento. Warmly INSCRIBED on the half title page and dated in March 1992, the month of publication. 244 pp. ISBN: 0-385420951.

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

    Book ID: 77570
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  • CIRCLING BLUE MOUNTAIN. by Levasseur, Conrad.
    Levasseur, Conrad.
    CIRCLING BLUE MOUNTAIN.

    Edition: First printing, a slim trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Pleasant Hill, CA: Small Poetry Press. (1994). First edition - A collection of poems, many set in 'the author's backyard '- in the the Sierra Nevada mountains in northern California. 46 pp.

    Condition: Good conditon overall in stapled wrappers - covers have been laminated to protect them - contents clean.

    Book ID: 54522
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  • THE SACRAMENTO RIVER. by Lewis, Oscar.
    Lewis, Oscar.
    THE SACRAMENTO RIVER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1970) dj. Hardcover first edition - A title in the Rivers of America Series for Young Readers. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Michael Hampshire. Index. 89 pp. ISBN: 0-030816106.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (initials on first page, a bit of wear to the upper edge of dj and toning to the spine of the dj). Overall, a clean and attractive copy.

    Book ID: 72311
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  • HEADS YOU LOSE. by Lutz, Lisa and David Hayward.
    Lutz, Lisa and David Hayward.
    HEADS YOU LOSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2011) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel on the "lunatic fringe" of collaboration - "Paul and Lacey Hansen are pot-growing, twenty-something siblings in rural Northern California. When they find a headless corpse on their property they can t exactly call 911, so they simply move the body to another location.. . . But that s only half of the story. Enter authors Lisa Lutz and David Hayward-former real-life partners (professionally and personally) who have agreed to reunite for a tag- team mystery novel written in alternating chapters. One little problem: they disagree on pretty much every detail of how their novel should unfold. While the body count rises in Paul and Lacey's wildly unpredictable…

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    New York: Putnam, (2011) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel on the "lunatic fringe" of collaboration - "Paul and Lacey Hansen are pot-growing, twenty-something siblings in rural Northern California. When they find a headless corpse on their property they can t exactly call 911, so they simply move the body to another location.. . . But that s only half of the story. Enter authors Lisa Lutz and David Hayward-former real-life partners (professionally and personally) who have agreed to reunite for a tag- team mystery novel written in alternating chapters. One little problem: they disagree on pretty much every detail of how their novel should unfold. While the body count rises in Paul and Lacey's wildly unpredictable fictional world, so too does the intensity of Lisa and David's rivalry " INSCRIBED on the title page, and SIGNED by both authors. 300 pp. ISBN: 9780399157400.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64157
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  • BURNING BRIGHT. by Petrie, Nick.
    Petrie, Nick.
    BURNING BRIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2017) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His second novel and the second in the award winning series featuring war veteran Peter Ash. He was seeking peace and quiet among the towering redwoods of northern California, but instead has a close encounter with a bear - and discovers a rope leading to a hanging platform. On the platform is a woman on the run, investigative journalist June Cassidy, who had escaped a kidnapping by the men who are still on her trail. SIGNED on the title page. Author's note. 418 pp. ISBN: 978-0399174575.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 78316
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  • A HEAVEN IN THE EYE. by Rice, Clyde.
    Rice, Clyde.
    A HEAVEN IN THE EYE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Portland, OR: Breitenbush Books, Inc, (1990.). Autobiography of a 'vibrant, romantic, bullheaded young man in Oregon and California in the years 1918-1934 bursts with joy of living' (USA Today review) - from being a forest lookout to riding the rails to San Francisco, marrying and almost losing his wife, and finally returning to Oregon to start a new life. The author's first book, written at the age of 81, and winner of the Western States Book Prize for Creative Nonfiction upon its original publication in 1984. 350 pp. ISBN: 0-932576842.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers. Cover says "special bookseller's edition" and a letter from the publisher is printed inside the front cover.

    Book ID: 45426
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  • A HEAVEN IN THE EYE. by Rice, Clyde.
    Rice, Clyde.
    A HEAVEN IN THE EYE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Portland, OR: Breitenbush Books, Inc, (1984.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of the author's early life in Oregon and California in the years 1918-1934 - from being a forest lookout to riding the rails to San Francisco, marrying and almost losing his wife, and finally returning to Oregon to start a new life. The author's first book, written at the age of 81, and winner of the Western States Book Prize for Creative Nonfiction. Frontispiece. Cover and drawings at the beginning of each chapter by Laurie Levich. 350 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 0-932576-222.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (embossed seal of previous owner.)

    Book ID: 48786
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  • THE MARRIAGE PACT. by Richmond, Michelle.
    Richmond, Michelle.
    THE MARRIAGE PACT.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Bantam, (2017). SIGNED first edition - A gripping thriller - one which starts with an unusual wedding gift: an invitation to join Pact, an exclusive and secretive organization dedicated to making marriages succeed. At first the rules seem simple: always take a call from your spouse, exchange thoughtful gifts monthly, plan trips together, and never mention the Pact. But then one of them breaks a rule and discovers that The Pact will go to any length to ensure each couple meets the terms of their contracts; and that no infractions, no matter how minor, are unpunished. SIGNED on the second half title page and dated in April 2017, before publication. 418 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 70360
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