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  • THE CLASSIC CAR KILLER. by Lupoff, Richard A. (Introduction by Donald E. Westlake.)
    Lupoff, Richard A. (Introduction by Donald E. Westlake.)
    THE CLASSIC CAR KILLER.

    Edition: Limited signed first edition.

    Martinez, CA: Offspring Press, 1992. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second novel set in Oakland, California, and featuring the unlikely interracial detective team of Hobart Lindsey, a mild-mannered insurance adjuster, and Marva Plum, a Berkely police officer, originally published as a paperback original. One of 300 copies, specially bound and SIGNED by Lupoff on the limitation page (but not numbered) with an author's note on the verso, accompanied by an invitation to the Annual Gala of the New California Smart Set, still in the original envelopes. Introduction by Donald E. Westlake. Author's note. 277 pp. Dust jacket art by Michael McLaughlin.

    Condition: Fine in black binding with a wraparound illustration in silver of a couple standing by a classic Duesenberg Phaeton in a fine dustjacket, which repeats the same illustration in that is repeated in red, black and silver in a fine slipcase, with the invitation laid in.

    Book ID: 79457
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  • THE CLASSIC CAR KILLER. by Lupoff, Richard A. (Introduction by Donald E. Westlake.)
    Lupoff, Richard A. (Introduction by Donald E. Westlake.)
    THE CLASSIC CAR KILLER.

    Edition: First edition.

    Martinez, CA: Offspring Press, 1992. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second novel set in Oakland, California, and featuring the unlikely interracial detective team of Hobart Lindsey, a mild-mannered insurance adjuster, and Marva Plum, a Berkely police officer, originally published as a paperback original. SIGNED on the title page. Author's note. 277 pp. Cover art by Michael McLaughlin.

    Condition: Fine in black binding with a wraparound illustration in silver of a couple standing by a classic Duesenberg Phaeton, no dust jacket. A new copy.

    Book ID: 46384
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  • Lupoff, Richard A. (Introduction by Donald E. Westlake.)
    THE CLASSIC CAR KILLER.

    Edition: First edition.

    Martinez, CA: Offspring Press, 1992. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second novel set in Oakland, California, and featuring the unlikely interracial detective team of Hobart Lindsey, a mild-mannered insurance adjuster, and Marva Plum, a Berkely police officer, originally published as a paperback original. INSCRIBED ("For ___") and dated on the title page. Introduction by Donald E. Westlake. Author's note. 277 pp. Cover art by Michael McLaughlin.

    Condition: Fine in black binding with a wraparound illustration in silver of a couple standing by a classic Duesenberg Phaeton in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 49021
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  • THE CLASSIC CAR KILLER. by Lupoff, Richard A. (Introduction by Donald E. Westlake.)
    Lupoff, Richard A. (Introduction by Donald E. Westlake.)
    THE CLASSIC CAR KILLER.

    Edition: First edition.

    Martinez, CA: Offspring Press, 1992. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second novel set in Oakland, California, and featuring the unlikely interracial detective team of Hobart Lindsey, a mild-mannered insurance adjuster, and Marva Plum, a Berkely police officer, originally published as a paperback original. SIGNED and dated on the title page. Introduction by Donald E. Westlake. Author's note. 277 pp. Dust jacket art by Michael McLaughlin.

    Condition: Fine in black binding with a wraparound illustration in silver of a couple standing by a classic Duesenberg Phaeton in a fine dustjacket, which repeats the same illustration in that is repeated in red, black and silver. A new copy.

    Book ID: 45557
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  • PANTHER: A Pictorial History of the Black Panthers and the Story Behind the Film. by Peebles, Mario Van, Ula Y. Taylor and J. Tarika Lewis.
    Peebles, Mario Van, Ula Y. Taylor and J. Tarika Lewis.
    PANTHER: A Pictorial History of the Black Panthers and the Story Behind the Film.

    Edition: First printing, a large trade paperback.

    New York: Newmarket Press, (1995). First edition - Both an illustrated history of Black Panther movement which - from 1966 to 1982 - helped change civil rights history in America, and a recordo f the director's experience making the film. "Drawing from original interviews and newly declassified government documents, historian Ula Y. Taylor and former Panther Party member J. Tarika Lewis, give us the most inclusive phot pictorial history published to date." Prologue by Melvin Van Peebles. Over 200 illustrations, with more than 50 in full color. Chronology, sources, index. Large format. 192 pp. ISBN: 1-557042276.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 76599
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  • BUFFALO NICKEL: A MEMOIR. by Salas, Floyd.
    Salas, Floyd.
    BUFFALO NICKEL: A MEMOIR.

    Edition: First printing.

    Houston, TX:' Arte Publico Press, (1992.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - This coming of age account of a young man at first following his older brother into a life of crime and drug use, and then struggling to save himself (and failing to save his brother) is an "autobiography that reads like a well-crafted novel in its recording of the excessive human costs of drug addication.". SIGNED and dated on the title page. 347 p. ISBN: 155885049X.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (creasing to front cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 52248
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  • THE BEST BAD THING. by Uchida, Yoshika
    Uchida, Yoshika
    THE BEST BAD THING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 1983. dj. Hardcover first edition - Set in 1936 in East Oakland, California, this is the second book about Rinko and her family (the first was the award-winning "A Jar of Dreams.") When Rinko is asked to spend the last month of summer helping Mrs. Hata, a recently widowed friend of her mother's, she does not want to go - but while there, she has a series of 'good' and 'bad' things happen and discovers people are not always what they seem., and the real strength of Mrs Hata. 120 pp. ISBN: 0-689502907.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a very good dust jacket (spine label)

    Book ID: 76352
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