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  • SHARP TEETH. by Barlow, Tony.
    Barlow, Tony.
    SHARP TEETH.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harper Collins, (2008). First edition - The author's first novel, written in verse, about an ancient race of lycanthropes who have survived to the present day and are growing in strength. Caught in the middle is Anthony, a kindhearted dogcatcher, and the girl he loves, a werewolf, 312 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 59620
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  • CARELESS IN RED. by George, Elizabeth.
    George, Elizabeth.
    CARELESS IN RED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Thomas Lynley - Barbara Havers mystery, detailed, complex and set against the changing face of Cornwall in southern England. From the dj: "After the senseless murder of his wife, Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley retreated to Cornwall, where he has spent six solitary weeks hiking the bleak and rugged coastline. But no matter how far he walks, no matter how exhausting his days, the painful memories of Helen's death do not diminish. On the forty-third day of his walk, at the base of a cliff, Lynley discovers the body of a young man who appears to have fallen to his death. The closest town, better known for its…

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    New York: Harper Collins, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Thomas Lynley - Barbara Havers mystery, detailed, complex and set against the changing face of Cornwall in southern England. From the dj: "After the senseless murder of his wife, Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley retreated to Cornwall, where he has spent six solitary weeks hiking the bleak and rugged coastline. But no matter how far he walks, no matter how exhausting his days, the painful memories of Helen's death do not diminish. On the forty-third day of his walk, at the base of a cliff, Lynley discovers the body of a young man who appears to have fallen to his death. The closest town, better known for its tourists and its surfing than its intrigue, seems an unlikely place for murder." SIGNED on the title page. 623 pp. ISBN: 0-06-1160873.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52469
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  • CARELESS IN RED. by George, Elizabeth.
    George, Elizabeth.
    CARELESS IN RED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Thomas Lynley - Barbara Havers mystery, detailed, complex and set against the changing face of Cornwall in southern England. From the dj: "After the senseless murder of his wife, Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley retreated to Cornwall, where he has spent six solitary weeks hiking the bleak and rugged coastline. But no matter how far he walks, no matter how exhausting his days, the painful memories of Helen's death do not diminish. On the forty-third day of his walk, at the base of a cliff, Lynley discovers the body of a young man who appears to have fallen to his death. The closest town, better known for its…

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    New York: Harper Collins, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Thomas Lynley - Barbara Havers mystery, detailed, complex and set against the changing face of Cornwall in southern England. From the dj: "After the senseless murder of his wife, Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley retreated to Cornwall, where he has spent six solitary weeks hiking the bleak and rugged coastline. But no matter how far he walks, no matter how exhausting his days, the painful memories of Helen's death do not diminish. On the forty-third day of his walk, at the base of a cliff, Lynley discovers the body of a young man who appears to have fallen to his death. The closest town, better known for its tourists and its surfing than its intrigue, seems an unlikely place for murder." 623 pp. ISBN: 0-06-1160873.

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    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62723
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  • CARELESS IN RED. by George, Elizabeth.
    George, Elizabeth.
    CARELESS IN RED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Thomas Lynley - Barbara Havers mystery, detailed, complex and set against the changing face of Cornwall in southern England. From the dj: "After the senseless murder of his wife, Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley retreated to Cornwall, where he has spent six solitary weeks hiking the bleak and rugged coastline. But no matter how far he walks, no matter how exhausting his days, the painful memories of Helen's death do not diminish. On the forty-third day of his walk, at the base of a cliff, Lynley discovers the body of a young man who appears to have fallen to his death. The closest town, better known for its…

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    New York: Harper Collins, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Thomas Lynley - Barbara Havers mystery, detailed, complex and set against the changing face of Cornwall in southern England. From the dj: "After the senseless murder of his wife, Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley retreated to Cornwall, where he has spent six solitary weeks hiking the bleak and rugged coastline. But no matter how far he walks, no matter how exhausting his days, the painful memories of Helen's death do not diminish. On the forty-third day of his walk, at the base of a cliff, Lynley discovers the body of a young man who appears to have fallen to his death. The closest town, better known for its tourists and its surfing than its intrigue, seems an unlikely place for murder."SIGNED on the title page. 623 pp. ISBN: 0-06-1160873.

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    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. (some crinkling to upper edge of dj.)

    Book ID: 47878
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  • A BESTSELLER. by Maloney, Walter M "Butch" (1943-2019)
    Maloney, Walter M "Butch" (1943-2019)
    A BESTSELLER.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    By the author, (2016). SIGNED first edition - A novel by this noted surfer, "one of surfings wild ones [who] made it difficult for people to realize he was also one of the smartest to ever catch a wave." This is the story of a surfer named Ross Sheehan, who goes through "a gauntlet of life changing events in less than a day and a half. "THE GOOD" is the luck Ross has in finding out that he holds the winning ticket in the Virginia lottery. "THE BAD" is being robbed shortly before this and being left with no money or credit cards." INSCRIBED on the title page, signed simply "Butch" and dated in 2018. Photograph of Maloney in…

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    By the author, (2016). SIGNED first edition - A novel by this noted surfer, "one of surfings wild ones [who] made it difficult for people to realize he was also one of the smartest to ever catch a wave." This is the story of a surfer named Ross Sheehan, who goes through "a gauntlet of life changing events in less than a day and a half. "THE GOOD" is the luck Ross has in finding out that he holds the winning ticket in the Virginia lottery. "THE BAD" is being robbed shortly before this and being left with no money or credit cards." INSCRIBED on the title page, signed simply "Butch" and dated in 2018. Photograph of Maloney in the Bonazi Pipeline, Hawaii, 1964 on back cover. 247 pp. ISBN: 978-0692747230.

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    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 77730
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  • SURFING IN HAWAII: A Personal Memoir with notes on California, Australia, Peru, and Other Surfing Countries. by Muirhead, Desmond (1923-2005)
    Muirhead, Desmond (1923-2005)
    SURFING IN HAWAII: A Personal Memoir with notes on California, Australia, Peru, and Other Surfing Countries.

    Edition: First printing.

    Flagstaff, Arizona. Northland Press, (1962.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - This book interweaves a history of surfing on Hawaii with an account of his learning how to surf himself. While not a 'how-to" book, it includes a lot of helpful information on philosophy, technique, wipe-outs, choosing a board, and dealing with "The Big Surf." It also includes notes on Australia, California, Peru, and other surfing countries. Thirty-seven full-page black and white photographs, most by Dr. Don James , but a few by Muirhead himself. Small oblong format, measuring approximately 6 1/4 inches tall by 9 inches wide. 2 Appendices on California and Australian surfing beaches. Shortly after publishing this book, Muirhead went on to become one of the…

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    Flagstaff, Arizona. Northland Press, (1962.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - This book interweaves a history of surfing on Hawaii with an account of his learning how to surf himself. While not a 'how-to" book, it includes a lot of helpful information on philosophy, technique, wipe-outs, choosing a board, and dealing with "The Big Surf." It also includes notes on Australia, California, Peru, and other surfing countries. Thirty-seven full-page black and white photographs, most by Dr. Don James , but a few by Muirhead himself. Small oblong format, measuring approximately 6 1/4 inches tall by 9 inches wide. 2 Appendices on California and Australian surfing beaches. Shortly after publishing this book, Muirhead went on to become one of the most influential and innovative golf course designers in the world; he is responsible for coining the term "golf course community" where the golf course shapes the development around it, and he emphasized the beauty and vistas which unfold on the golf course both for those using it, but also from the roads winding past it. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper "To my dear friends.. . " and dated in Phoenix, 1963. 137 pp. ISBN: B000NKTN14.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a very good+ dustjacket (a bit of foxing to the flaps and rear cover of the dj, no tears, book is tight and clean.) .

    Book ID: 44825
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  • THE DOGS OF WINTER by Nunn, Kem
    Nunn, Kem
    THE DOGS OF WINTER

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner's, 1997. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel which combines the quest to shoot the waves in California's "premier mysto surf haunt" with the search for the truth in an unsolved murder of a young local girl. SIGNED on the title page. Notes. Newsweek called this "the greatest novel ever written about surfing." 363 pp. ISBN: 0-684-82647x.

    Condition: Very good+ in very good+ dust jacket (some light toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 44112
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  • Phillips, R. B.
    GUN PLAY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Woodstock, VT: Foul Play Press, 1987. dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery introducing Elton Dancer 'part-time everything' - piano player, movie actor, surfer, and freelance unlicensed private investigator. ISBN: 0-38150-0844.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 20017
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  • IN THE SHADOW OF THE CYPRUS. by Steinbeck, Thomas.
    Steinbeck, Thomas.
    IN THE SHADOW OF THE CYPRUS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Gallery Books - Simon & Schuster, (2010.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second novel by the son of John Steinbeck, part historical novel, part adventure story, which moves from the Chinese community in the Monterey area in 1906 to an account of a search a century later for some valuable historical artificacts which went missing back in 1906. 246 pp. ISBN: 9781439168257.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder mark, some light toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 67403
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  • TAKE OFF: Impact Zone Book 1. by Strasser, Todd
    Strasser, Todd
    TAKE OFF: Impact Zone Book 1.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (pocket paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2004.). First edition - The first in a series of young adult novels about surfing by the popular author who is, perhaps, best known for his novelization of the movie "Home Alone." 303 pp.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 56972
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  • THE DEATH AND LIFE OF BOBBY Z. by Winslow, Don.
    Winslow, Don.
    THE DEATH AND LIFE OF BOBBY Z.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    London: Century, (1997). SIGNED first edition - The true first edition of this novel about a 3 strike loser, who happens to kill a Hell's Angel - and is offered a deal by the DEA. Great desert survival story - and a really good read! SIGNED on the title page. 246 pp. ISBN: 0-7126-77542.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wraps with self-flaps (some light toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 70609
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  • Winslow, Don.
    THE DEATH AND LIFE OF BOBBY Z.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997 dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The story of a 3 strike loser, who happens to kill a Hell's Angel - and is offered a deal by the DEA. Great desert survival story. SIGNED on the title page. 259 pp. ISBN: 0-679-454292.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder dot).

    Book ID: 37557
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  • Winslow, Don.
    THE DEATH AND LIFE OF BOBBY Z.

    Edition: First US printing and first hardcover edition.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997 dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The story of a 3 strike loser, who happens to kill a Hell's Angel - and is offered a deal by the DEA. Great desert survival story. SIGNED on the title page. 259 pp. ISBN: 0-679-454292.

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

    Book ID: 17708
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  • BREATH. by Winton, Tim.
    Winton, Tim.
    BREATH.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2008.). First edition - An unusual coming of age story - one about testing the limits - set in a small Australian town and along the coastline, where surfing provides a dangerous challenge. 205 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers. Letter from publisher bound in.

    Book ID: 58891
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  • THE FEAR PROJECT: What Our Most Primal Emotion Taught Me About Survival, Success, Surfing . . . and Love. by Yogis, Jaimal.
    Yogis, Jaimal.
    THE FEAR PROJECT: What Our Most Primal Emotion Taught Me About Survival, Success, Surfing . . . and Love.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Rodale Books, (2013). SIGNED first edition - In this book, "journalist and surfer Jaimal Yogis sets out to better understand fear - why does it so often dominate our lives, what makes it tick, and is there even a way to use it to our advantage? In the process, he plunges readers into great white shark-infested waters, brings them along to surf 40+ foot waves in the dead of winter, and gives them access to some of the worlds best neuroscience labs, psychologists, and extreme athletes."SIGNED on the title page. Endnotes. 168 pp

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy wrappers.

    Book ID: 68917
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