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Sin

By: Hart, Josephine

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf.: 1992

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 161

ISBN: 067941673

Condition: Fine


12mo.164 pgs. Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked with the faintest tract of shelfwear to upper jacket edge. No chips or tears. First American Edition. 8/92 on dust-jacket. Author/playwrite's second book. By the author of DAMAGE ISBN 067941673. #161. View more info

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Sin

By: Hart, Josephine

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1992

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 555

ISBN: 0679416730

Condition: Very Good +


12 mo.164pgs. Very Good+ hard cover in Very Good+ jacket. First American Edition. 8/92 on dustwrapper, with 1/4 inch tear to rear bottom fold of flap, else clean, tight and unmarked. Author's second book. By the author of DAMAGE. ISBN 0679416730. #555. View more info

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Coyote Waits

By: Hillerman, Tony

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Harper& Row: 1990

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 205

ISBN: 0060163704

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 292 pgs. Near Fine hardcover first edition in Near Fine jacket, clean and and unmarked. Slight wear to jacket paper at upper spine edge. Gold boards, dark brown cloth, gold lettering, dark brown endpapers. An Officer Jim Chee mystery. ISBN 0060163704. #205 View more info

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Finding Moon

By: Hillerman, Tony

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 598

ISBN: 0060177721

Condition: Fine


8vo. 319 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Black cloth spine, blue boards with copper decorative to front board and matching lettering on spine. Endpapers are maps of Cambodia, Vietnam and the South China Sea. Set in Southeast Asia. ISBN 0060177721. #598. View more info

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Privileged Conversation

By: Hunter, Evan [Ed McBain]

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books.: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 353

Condition: Fine


8vo. 326 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. White boards and cloth. Dust jacket clean and crisp. A Broadway dancer, a married psychiatrist, lust and a stalker combine in this psycho-sexual thriller set in NYC. Evan Hunter [aka Ed McBain] was born in NYC. His family moved to a house on Gun Hill Road in The Bronx when he was twelve. He was art editor of the art and literary magazine at Evander Childs High School and a cartoonist for the school paper. He has written numerous novels, short stories, plays, and film scripts and is widely known under his pseudonym, Ed McBain , author of the 87t... View more info

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Criminal Conversation

By: Hunter, Evan [Ed McBain]

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 514

ISBN: 04460517550

Condition: Fine


8vo. 384 pgs. Fine condition hardbound in Fine dust jacket. Clean and bright. First Edition, First Printing May 1994. An adulterous school teacher, a prosecutor and a Mafia boss cross paths in this of psychosexual suspense novel by the man behind Ed McBain. Evan Hunter [aka Ed McBain] was born in NYC. His family moved to a house on Gun Hill Road in The Bronx when he was twelve. He was art editor of the art and literary magazine at Evander Childs High School and a cartoonist for the school paper. He has written numerous novels, short stories, plays, and film scripts and is widely known under... View more info

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Angel

By: Kilworth, Garry D.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Tom Dougherty.: 1996

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 580

ISBN: 0312861079

Condition: Fine


8vo. 320 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. First US edition, May 1996. Police drama and the supernatural cross paths in San Francisco. ISBN 0312861079. #580. View more info

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To Play the Fool

By: King, Laurie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press.: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 355

ISBN: 0312119070

Condition: Very Good+


8vo. 260 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Black boards and dust jacket. Shallow dog-eared bottom right corners of first 30 pgs., else clean, tight and unmarked. Tiny ding to jacket near left bottom edge. SIGNED by author on title page. Sequel to A Grave Talent. ISBN 0312119070. #355. View more info

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Rose Madder

By: King, Stephen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Viking.: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 153

ISBN: 0670858692

Condition: Fine


8vo. 420 pgs. Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Dustjacket has 1/4 inch closed tear near bottom of spine. Black cloth and boards, red metallic lettering and detail. Frontis illus. by Mark Geyer. Jacket photo. George Kerrigan. Author photo Tabitha King. ISBN 0670858692. #153. View more info

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Dark Rivers of the Heart

By: Koontz, Dean

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 151

ISBN: 0679425241

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 481 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket, jacket with tiny rub at upper right corner, shallow corner crease to one page. First trade edition 11/94. Black boards and cloth, clean and unmarked. ISBN 0679425241. #151. View more info

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Bone By Bone. Stories.

By: Krist, Gary

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace & Co., NY.1994.: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 408

ISBN: 0151820643

Condition: Fine


8vo. 257 pgs. Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. First Edition. Blue boards and blue cloth spine, silver lettering. Decorated endpapers. Very slight rubbing to upper spine corner of dust jacket, else fine. Uncommon short stories of common lives. ISBN 0151820643. #408. View more info

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The Essays of Elia. Last Essays of Elia. Popular Fallacies. [The Nelson Classics] with Ephemera.

By: Lamb, Charles

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London & Edinburgh, Thomas Nelson & Sons:

Seller ID: 1969

Condition: Very Good


iii.378pgs. Very Good condition hardcover, brown cloth with copper lettering to spine. Clean, sound, unmarked, bottom spine end shows a bit of rubbing. Dust jacket has a 1 inch corner chip to upper spine and front corner, edges rubbed. Front panel of dust jacket is separated from rest of dust jacket, held intact and now protected in archival cover, still overall quite presentable. Bottom corner of front flap is price-clipped. Selected titles of the Nelson Classics series are printed on both flaps, small tears at corners. Contents include 52 essays and 16 "Popular Fallacies". Laid in i... View more info

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Be Cool

By: Leonard, Elmore

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Delacorte Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 2181

ISBN: 0385333919

Condition: Fine


8vo. 292 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Set in Hollywood, with film-maker Chili Palmer. Included is a sealed promotional excerpt copyright 1998 as distributed by Coca Cola before the book was released. ISBN 0385333919. #2181. View more info

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Why the Tree Loves the Ax

By: Lewis, Jim

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1014

ISBN: 0609601091

Condition: Fine


8vo. 276 pgs. First Edition. Fine hardcover in Fine dust jacket. Author's second novel, a story of female violence, fear and resourcefulness. ISBN 0609601091. #1014. View more info

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An Easy Day for a Lady

By: Linscott, Gillian

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1995

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 979

ISBN: 0312118112

Condition: Fine


8vo. 210 pgs. Fine hardcover in fine dustjacket. First edition thus-first published under the title "Widow's Peak" by Little, Brown and Co. in Great Britain. This is the fourth novel with British suffragette Nell Bray. On a climbing holiday at Mt. Blanc, Nell spots a French rescue team chipping a body out of the ice. ISBN 0312118112. #979. View more info

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. The Illuminated Diary of a Professional Lady.

By: Loos, Anita

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Boni and Liveright (Modern Library): 1926

Edition: Eleventh Printing April 1926

Seller ID: 2375

Condition: Good to Very Good


217 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover, red and white decorated boards, red cloth spine, paper titlepiece on front board. General rubbing along edges and corners, darkening to paper of boards, binding very sound, internally clean and unmarked but for previous owner name and date on front endpaper and a small clear waterspot at top margin of text block. A few pages have dogeared corners. Illustrated by Ralph Barton, the popularity of this 1925 comic novel exceeded expectations and the publisher produced multiple printings in short order. This copy is a later printing, with the originall... View more info

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Blood of an Aries

By: Mather, Linda

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1993

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 720

ISBN: 0312104294

Condition: Fine


8vo. 201 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Pristine, with publishers review slip laid in. First book in the Zodiac mystery series. ISBN 0312104294. #720. View more info

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Schrodinger's Baby

By: McGregor, H.R.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company, Inc.: 1999

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 1050

ISBN: 0688168930

Condition: Fine


8vo. 250 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Theme revisits the quantum physicist's Shrodinger's Cat conundrum in the context of a murder. Author's first book, focusing on a group of students and roomates in Glasgow, a body under the staircase and a sense of morality that is no more real than a physics equation. First published in Great Britain in 1998 by Judy Piatkus Ltd. ISBN 0688168930. #1050. View more info

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How Stella Got Her Groove Back

By: McMillan, Terry

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 138

ISBN: 0670869902

Condition: Fine


8vo. 368 pages. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Very clean and crisp.Red endpapers, white boards, black cloth spine. Metallic blue lettering on spine. Filled with humor, heart and insight, a love story about how a divorced power mom reconfgures her own life and the risks she takes to do that. ISBN 0670869902. #138. View more info

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In the Cut: A Novel

By: Moore, Susanna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated: 1995

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 1600

ISBN: 0679422587

Condition: Fine


8vo. 180 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. First American Edition, November 1995. Clean and unmarked with no discernable defects. A solitary divorcee living and working in New York as a writing/language teacher is unprepared for the danger ahead of her when she embarks on an erotic liason in the aftermath of a gruesome murder in her neighborhood. ISBN 0679422587. #1600. View more info