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Edition: First printing.
New York: Dennis McMillan Publications. 1996. dj. Hardcover first edition - His second novel, the story of a Vietnam-vet cop who still carries the scars of war. Set in the North Precinct of Portland, the meanest streets in the city. Anderson himself worked as a patrol officer in Oakland and Portland after his return from Vietnam. SIGNED and dated by Anderson on the title page; and also SIGNED by the publisher Dennis McMillan, and the illustrator/jacket designer Michael Kellner on the copyright page; and finally SIGNED by James Crumley (as "Jim Crumley") at the end of his foreword, in which he calls this "the best cop novel I have ever read." One of only 1900 copies. Uncommon with all 4 signatures. xi, 522 pp. ISBN: 0-55310764X.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.Book ID: 80756More details Price: $120.00
Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.
Oakland, CA: Regent Press, (2002). SIGNED first edition - The story of a Vietnam veteran who operates a controversial simulated minefield in Northern California where patrons pay their money to get their thrills - until a crusader against the global infestation of land mines walks into the field and is found dead. SIGNED on the title page. 158 pp. ISBN: 1-587900297.
Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.Book ID: 77902More details Price: $17.50
THE BABY BLUE RIP-OFF.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Walker, (1983) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery introducing wise-cracking, ex-cop, Vietnam veteran Mallory - not just the first in this series, but the first book by Collins to be issued in hardcover (Collins is also known for writing the Dick Tracy comic series for many years). INSCRIBED on the front endpaper "Hope you enjoy meeting Mallory, Mary! All the best" and dated April 27, '83, in the year of publication. Set in a small town in Iowa . 160 pp. ISBN: 0-802754759.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.Book ID: 66129More details Price: $35.00
THE HONK AND HOLLER OPENING SOON.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
New York: Time Warner, (1998). First edition - Award-winning author's second novel, the story of a down-and-out cafe owner, who came back from Vietnam in a wheelchair, and a young girl who walked into the Honk and Holler and changed his life. 309 pp.
Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.Book ID: 76608More details Price: $18.00