Search

Criteria:
  • Keyword = reno
Page:1Modify search
Showing 1 to 6 of 6
  • Betts, Doris
    THE SHARP TEETH OF LOVE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - INSCRIBED on the title page "To....to remember the South and Chapel Hill" (where Betts lived at the time) and dated in the year of publication. The story of a young woman hiding out near Donner Lake in the Sierras - she has two visitors: the ghost of Tamsen Donner and a young boy, a runaway from a porn ring. A story that "embraces suspense, love and the fantastic." 336 pp. ISBN: 0-679-450726.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 35443
    View cart More details Price: $35.00 $26.25
  • Betts, Doris
    THE SHARP TEETH OF LOVE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of a young woman hiding out near Donner Lake in the Sierras - she has two visitors: the ghost of Tamsen Donner and a young boy, a runaway from a porn ring. A story that "embraces suspense, love and the fantastic.". ISBN: 0-679-450726.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (an unread copy, but with a rem dot top edge, price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 14703
    View cart More details Price: $16.00 $12.00
  • Douglass, Jack (as told to William A. Douglass)
    TAP DANCING ON ICE: the Life and Times of a Nevada Gaming Pioneer

    Edition: First printing.

    Reno, NV: University of Nevada Oral History Program, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of the early days of Nevada gaming - the home-grown variety which sprung up in the small mining towns after gambling was legalized in 1931. Douglass, who recounted his story to his son, a professor involved in Reno's oral history program, began his career in Tonopah in the 1930's and eventually wound up as owner of the Cal-Neva, so his story spans the development from the simple slot machines (his primary business was the Nevada Novelty Company) to the growth of the large casinos. Illustrated with a frontispiece and 10 black and white photographs, notes, index. xvi, 255 pp. ISBN: 1-564753735.

    Condition: SIGNED by both authors on the half title page. Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 32813
    View cart More details Price: $35.00 $26.25
  • THE ANIMALS: A Novel. by Kiefer, Christian.
    Kiefer, Christian.
    THE ANIMALS: A Novel.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Liveright / Norton, (2015). SIGNED first edition - A literary thriller by this California poet and writer. "Bill Reed manages a wildlife sanctuary in rural Idaho, caring for injured animals. . . unable to survive in the wild. . . Alternating between past and present, Kiefer contrasts the wreckage of Bills crime-ridden years in Reno, Nevada, with the elusive promise of a peaceful future." SIGNED on the title page and dated in 2014 - that is, before publication. 300 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 72232
    View cart More details Price: $30.00 $22.50
  • Schopen, Bernard.
    THE BIG SILENCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's excellent first mystery: it begins 'In Nevada, anything is possible.' Dust jacket praise from Robert Campbell and Arthur Lyons, who described this as 'an intricate and moody debut novel, filled with powerful detail and stark desert atmosphere.'. ISBN: 0-89296-3530.

    Condition: Good in a near fine dust jacket (spine slant, light foxing to edges of textblock).

    Book ID: 29124
    View cart More details Price: $15.00 $11.25
  • THE BIG SILENCE. by Schopen, Bernard.
    Schopen, Bernard.
    THE BIG SILENCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's excellent first mystery: it begins 'In Nevada, anything is possible.' Dust jacket praise from Robert Campbell and Arthur Lyons, who described this as 'an intricate and moody debut novel, filled with powerful detail and stark desert atmosphere.'. ISBN: 0-89296-3530.

    Condition: Good in a near fine dust jacket (spine slant, light foxing to edges of textblock).

    Book ID: 72149
    View cart More details Price: $16.50 $12.38