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  • DOGS OF GOD by Benedict, Pinckney
    Benedict, Pinckney
    DOGS OF GOD

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, 1994. First edition - Author's first novel - a tale of malevolence and violence set in rural West Virginia.

    Condition: Very good+ in glossy illustrated wrappers (slight curl to edge of covers.)

    Book ID: 4789
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  • THE CONTRARY BLUES. by Billheimer, John.
    Billheimer, John.
    THE CONTRARY BLUES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first mystery, set in a small town in West Virginia, and introducing Department of Transportation Inspector Owen Allison. INSCRIBED on the title page "To Edward, I hope you enjoy the Contrary folk. Best Wishes." 244 pp. ISBN: 0-312-185650.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dustjacket (minor dampstaining to lower corner of rear pages of book.)

    Book ID: 43542
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  • STONEWALL JACKSON'S ELBOW. by Billheimer, John.
    Billheimer, John.
    STONEWALL JACKSON'S ELBOW.

    Edition: First printing.

    Waterville, Maine: Five Star, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring failure analyst and reluctant sleuth Owen Allison, set in his home state of West Virginia. SIGNED on the title page. 375 pp. ISBN: 1594144621.

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

    Book ID: 56600
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  • DRYBONE HOLLOW. by Billheimer, John.
    Billheimer, John.
    DRYBONE HOLLOW.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth mystery featuring transportation expert and reluctant sleuth Owen Allison, set in his home state of West Virginia. SIGNED on the title page. 276 pp. ISBN: 0-312-291213.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53772
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  • THE CONTRARY BLUES. by Billheimer, John.
    Billheimer, John.
    THE CONTRARY BLUES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first mystery, set in a small town in West Virginia, and introducing Department of Transportation Inspector Owen Allison. SIGNED on the title page. 244 pp. ISBN: 0-312-185650.

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

    Book ID: 48710
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  • Billheimer, John.
    DISMAL MOUNTAIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third mystery featuring transportation expert and reluctant sleuth Owen Allison, set in his home state of West Virginia. SIGNED on the title page. 304 pp. ISBN: 0-312-185650.

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

    Book ID: 53445
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  • THE CONTRARY BLUES. by Billheimer, John.
    Billheimer, John.
    THE CONTRARY BLUES.

    Edition: First thus- a pocket paperback.

    Charleston, WV: Quarrier Press, (2002.). SIGNED - The author's first mystery, set in a small town in West Virginia, and introducing Department of Transportation Inspector Owen Allison. SIGNED on the title page. 278 pp. ISBN: 1891852256.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 53454
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  • HIGHWAY ROBBERY. by Billheimer, John.
    Billheimer, John.
    HIGHWAY ROBBERY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second mystery featuring transportation expert and reluctant sleuth Owen Allison, set in his home state of West Virginia. SIGNED on the title page. 290 pp. ISBN: 0-312-185650.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53476
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  • LORD OF MISRULE. by Gordon, Jaimy.
    Gordon, Jaimy.
    LORD OF MISRULE.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Kingston, NY: McPherson & Company, (2010) dj. Hardcover - Set in West Virginia, this is a novel about "the ruthless and often violent world" of cheap horse racing where everyone is struggling for an edge - or just to survive. Winner of the National Book Award. 225 pp. ISBN: 978-0929701837.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78712
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  • LORD OF MISRULE. by Gordon, Jaimy.
    Gordon, Jaimy.
    LORD OF MISRULE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Kingston, NY: McPherson & Company, (2010). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Set in West Virginia, this is a novel about "the ruthless and often violent world" of cheap horse racing where everyone is struggling for an edge - or just to survive. Winner of the National Book Award. SIGNED by Gordon on the title page. 225 pp. ISBN: 978-0929701837.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.) First state dust jacket without the sticker.

    Book ID: 71369
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  • SMALL TOWN ODDS. by Headley, Jason.
    Headley, Jason.
    SMALL TOWN ODDS.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Highly praised first novel by this young writer, set in an 'excruciatingly small town in West Virginia.' Dustjacket praise from Robert Olen Butler (who called it a 'brilliant debut'), John Casey and Bob Shacochis. SIGNED and dated in the year of publication on the title page. ISBN: 0-8118-45362.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61706
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  • SMALL TOWN ODDS. by Headley, Jason.
    Headley, Jason.
    SMALL TOWN ODDS.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Highly praised first novel by this young writer, set in an 'excruciatingly small town in West Virginia.' Dustjacket praise from Robert Olen Butler (who called it a 'brilliant debut'), John Casey and Bob Shacochis. SIGNED and dated in the year of publication on the title page. ISBN: 0-8118-45362.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76520
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  • HIGHLAND LADDIE GONE. by McCrumb, Sharyn.
    McCrumb, Sharyn.
    HIGHLAND LADDIE GONE.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: Avon, (1986). SIGNED first edition - Her third novel. Clan rivalries have exploded at West Virginia's Scottish Festival -mystery featuring amateur sleuth Elizabeth MacPherson. SIGNED on the title page. 181 pp. ISBN: 0-380-899108.

    Condition: Very near fine (usual toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 77496
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  • HIGHLAND LADDIE GONE. by McCrumb, Sharyn.
    McCrumb, Sharyn.
    HIGHLAND LADDIE GONE.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: Avon, (1986). First edition - Clan rivalries have exploded at West Virginia's Scottish Festival -mystery featuring amateur sleuth Elizabeth MacPherson. 181 pp. ISBN: 0-380-899108.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 73728
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  • SHELTER. by Philips, Jayne Anne.
    Philips, Jayne Anne.
    SHELTER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994. SIGNED first edition - A story of the loss of innocence, in this novel set in a West Virginia girls' camp in 1963. SIGNED on the title page. 279 pp.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers (corners slightly bumped)

    Book ID: 40268
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  • MACHINE DREAMS. by Phillips, Jayne Anne
    Phillips, Jayne Anne
    MACHINE DREAMS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1984.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her very highly praised first novel, set in rural West Virginia. SIGNED on the title page. Chosen as one of the best books of the year by the New York Times, nominated for the National Book Award. 331 pp. ISBN: 0-525-24252x.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (an apparently unread copy but with a remainder dot.)

    Book ID: 21491
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  • SHELTER. by Phillips, Jayne Anne.
    Phillips, Jayne Anne.
    SHELTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's second novel, set in a girls' camp in West Virginia in 1963. SIGNED on the title page. 279 pp. ISBN: 0-395-488907.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (small erasure mark on front endpaper)

    Book ID: 43090
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  • LARK AND TERMITE. by Phillips, Jayne Anne.
    Phillips, Jayne Anne.
    LARK AND TERMITE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. dj. Hardcover first edition - "Her first book in nine years. Lark & Termite is set during the 1950's in West Virginia and Korea. It is the story of the power of loss and love, the echoing ramifications of war, family secrets, dreams and ghosts, and the unseen, almost magical bonds that unite and sustain us.". Dust jacket praise from Alice Munro, Tim O'Brien and Junot Diaz (who calls it "extraordinary . . . luminous . . . it is the best novel I've read all year.) 254 pp. ISBN: 978-0375401954.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 65648
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  • SHELTER. by Phillips, Jayne Anne.
    Phillips, Jayne Anne.
    SHELTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's second novel, set in West Virginia in the 1960's. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-395-488907.

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

    Book ID: 4871
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  • LARK AND TERMITE. by Phillips, Jayne Anne.
    Phillips, Jayne Anne.
    LARK AND TERMITE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Her first book in nine years. Lark & Termite is set during the 1950s in West Virginia and Korea. It is the story of the power of loss and love, the echoing ramifications of war, family secrets, dreams and ghosts, and the unseen, almost magical bonds that unite and sustain us." SIGNED on the title page and dated 1-15-09. Dust jacket praise from Alice Munro, Tim O'Brien and Junot Diaz (who calls it "extraordinary . . . luminous . . . it is the best novel I've read all year.) Frontispiece. 254 pp. ISBN: 978-0375401954.

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

    Book ID: 75714
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  • MACHINE DREAMS. by Phillips, Jayne Anne
    Phillips, Jayne Anne
    MACHINE DREAMS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1984.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her very highly praised first novel, set in rural West Virginia. Chosen as one of the best books of the year by the New York Times, nominated for the National Book Award. 331 pp. ISBN: 0-525-24252x.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (an apparently unread copy but with the previous owner's name.)

    Book ID: 44990
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  • SHELTER. by Phillips, Jayne Anne.
    Phillips, Jayne Anne.
    SHELTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's second novel, set in a girls' camp in West Virginia in 1963. SIGNED on the title page. 279 pp. ISBN: 0-395-488907.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 34096
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  • Phillips, Jayne Anne
    MACHINE DREAMS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1984.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her very highly praised first novel, set in rural West Virginia. SIGNED on the title page. Chosen as one of the best books of the year by the New York Times, nominated for the National Book Award. 331 pp. ISBN: 0-525-24252x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 20503
    View cart More details Price: $35.00
  • SHELTER. by Phillips, Jayne Anne.
    Phillips, Jayne Anne.
    SHELTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second novel , set in a girls camp in West Virginia in 1963. 279 pp. ISBN: 0-395-488907.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 47133
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  • SHELTER. by Phillips, Jayne Anne.
    Phillips, Jayne Anne.
    SHELTER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994. First edition - A story of the loss of innocence, in this novel set in a West Virginia girls' camp in 1963.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 2817
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