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  • THE RAINBOW STORIES by Vollmann, William
    Vollmann, William
    THE RAINBOW STORIES

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - His second book. Vollman is a fantastic writer, in many senses of the word - perhaps the beginning of his preface will best give a hint of this book: "These stories are about skinheads, x-ray patients, whores, lovers, fetishists and other lost souls. Some of you will not like them, but I ask you to consider the wise words of that forceps philosopher, Robert Gilmore McKinnell: 'While it would be inappropriate to dedicate a vade mecum to a group of cold-blooded vertebraes, perhaps a kind word would not be out of order.' " While Vollmann, one of the most fascinating and interesting of modern writers, had long been a cult…

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    New York: Atheneum, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - His second book. Vollman is a fantastic writer, in many senses of the word - perhaps the beginning of his preface will best give a hint of this book: "These stories are about skinheads, x-ray patients, whores, lovers, fetishists and other lost souls. Some of you will not like them, but I ask you to consider the wise words of that forceps philosopher, Robert Gilmore McKinnell: 'While it would be inappropriate to dedicate a vade mecum to a group of cold-blooded vertebraes, perhaps a kind word would not be out of order.' " While Vollmann, one of the most fascinating and interesting of modern writers, had long been a cult favorite, in 2005 he received the prestigious National Book Award for fiction. 541 pp. ISBN: 0-233-983511.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 58594
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  • Walker, Walter.
    RULES OF THE KNIFE FIGHT.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Harper & Row, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's third novel - centers around a bizarre murder and climaxes in a tightly fought court trial. Mostly set in the San Francisco bay area. 355 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0156465.

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

    Book ID: 35791
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  • Walker, Walter.
    RULES OF THE KNIFE FIGHT.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Harper & Row, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's third novel - centers around a bizarre murder and climaxes in a tightly fought court trial. Mostly set in the San Francisco bay area. 355 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0156465.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 5910
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  • Wilcox, Collin.
    A LONG WAY DOWN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1974.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring San Francisco SFPD Lieutenant Frank Hastings. ISBN: 0-394-486811.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (remainder mark.)

    Book ID: 33713
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  • Wilcox, Collin.
    THE PARIAH

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - The 14th mystery featuring San Francisco SFPD Lieutenant Frank Hastings. 228 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-2801.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 34028
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  • HIDING PLACE. by Wilcox, Collin.
    Wilcox, Collin.
    HIDING PLACE.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Robert Hale, (1973) dj. Hardcover first edition - Police procedural featuring San Francisco SFPD Lieutenant Frank Hastings - the body of a teenage girl has been found in Golden Gate Park. Rather uncommon in the UK first edition. 181 pp. ISBN: 0-709145144.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (some very light foxing to edges of textblock)

    Book ID: 75432
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  • FIND HER A GRAVE by Wilcox, Collin
    Wilcox, Collin
    FIND HER A GRAVE

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Tom Doherty Associates, 1993. dj. SIGNED hardcover - The fourth mystery set in San Francisco featuring theater director and part-time private investigator, Alan Bernhardt. SIGNED on title page. 288 pp. ISBN: 0-312-852444.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71129
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  • Wilcox, Collin.
    THE PARIAH

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - The 14th mystery featuring San Francisco SFPD Lieutenant Frank Hastings. 228 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-2801.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 6162
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  • Wilcox, Collin.
    A LONG WAY DOWN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1974.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Another mystery featuring San Francisco SFPD Lieutenant Frank Hastings. ISBN: 0-394-486811.

    Condition: Very good+ in very good - dust jacket ( a tight and clean copy, dj is price-clipped)

    Book ID: 29286
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  • Zimler, Richard.
    THE ANGELIC DARKNESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, 1999. dj. Hardcover first edition - Set in the 1980's San Francisco, this is the third book by the author of 'The Last Kabalist of Lisbon', a highly praised historical mystery. ISBN: 0-393-048179.

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

    Book ID: 26037
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  • BLOOD UNDER THE BRIDGE. by Zimmerman, Bruce.
    Zimmerman, Bruce.
    BLOOD UNDER THE BRIDGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, 1989. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first book, a mystery set in San Francisco, introducing Quinn Parker. Warmly and personally INSCRIBED on the half title page and dated in the year of publication. 325 pp. ISBN: 0-06-016087x.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (hint of spine slant)

    Book ID: 72812
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