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Swimming the Channel

By: Neville, Jill

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1994

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 577

ISBN: 0312113374

Condition: Fine


8vo. 182 pgs. Fine hardbound in Fine jacket. December 1994. First American Edition Author's first novel to be published in the United States. A Paris-based British diplomat has an affair with his daughter's babysitter. ISBN 0312113374.#577. View more info

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Sudden Mischief. A Spenser Novel.

By: Parker, Robert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1206

ISBN: 039914370X

Condition: Fine


8vo. 288 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Boston PI, Spenser comes to the aid of Susan Silverman's ex-husband when he is charged with sexual harrassment. 039914370X. #1206. View more info

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All Our Yesterdays

By: Parker, Robert B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 135

ISBN: 0385304374

Condition: Fine


8vo. 401 pgs. Fine hardcover in fine jacket. Black boards, gray-blue cloth with red lettering at spine. A saga of two Irish families, set in Boston. Jacket design by Robert Santora. ISBN 0385304374. #135. View more info

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Eyes of a Child

By: Patterson, Richard North.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, NY. 1995. First Edition.: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 477

ISBN: 0679429883

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 594 pgs.Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine dust jacket. Blue boards, black cloth spine, silver lettering. Dust jacket has very faint edge wear at bottom front edge. Clean and unmarked. Legal thriller set in San Francisco. ISBN 0679429883. #477 View more info

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The Seville Communion

By: Perez-Reverte, Arturo; Soto, Sonia (translator)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.: 1998

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2105

ISBN: 0151002835

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 375 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Clean and unmarked. Faint trace of wear to bottom spine edge, else fine. Translated from the Spanish by Sonia Soto. Mystery thriller set in a Catholic parish in Seville. ISBN 0151002835. #2105. View more info

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Return to the House of Usher

By: Poe, Robert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Tom Dougherty Associates, October 1996. First edition.: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1333

ISBN: 0312860129

Condition: Fine


8vo. 284 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Psychological thriller mystery set at the newly rebuilt Usher House. ISBN 0312860129. #1333. View more info

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Accordion Crimes

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 863

ISBN: 0684195488

Condition: Fine


8vo. 381pgs. Fine hardcover in Near Fine dust jacket, a few tiny faint wear marks at rear edge of matte jacket. Tan boards, brown cloth spine. A little green accordion travels from 1890 Sicily to New Orleans to Iowa, Texas, Maine, Louisiana, witnessing an array of tales from murder to racial predjudice among its ethnically diverse owners: Sicilians, German Americans, Mexican Americans, African Americans, Poles, Norwegians, Irish, Basques and Franco-Canadians. ISBN 0684195488. #863. View more info

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The Vampire Companion. The Official Guide to Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles.

By: Ramsland, Katherine

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, Ballantine Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1054

ISBN: 0345379225

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 508 pgs. First Edition October 1993. Near Fine condition black cloth hard cover in Near Fine jacket. Both pristine. Jacket has tiny shallow ding to paper on back edge at spine. Classic chronicle, glossary and guide book to the vampiric fiction of Anne Rice. Illustrated throughout. Includes glossary, time lines, vampire atlases (ancient world, modern world), San Francisco, New Orleans and the French Quarter, France, Paris, The Gathering of Immortals, Voyage of the QE II. Bibliography. ISBN 0345379925. #1054. View more info

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The Science of Vampires.

By: Ramsland, Katherine

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Berkeley Boulevard: 2002

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 2565

ISBN: 0425186164

Condition: Fine


xxiii.276 pgs. Fine condition softcover trade paperback. Author and forensic psychologist investigates the myths and realities of vampires and vampirism via interviews with scientists, creative artists and actual modern day blood drinkers. ISBN 0425186164. Book# 2665. Contents: Introduction. What is the Science of Vampires?; 1. Dracula's Shadow; 2. Shapeshifter; 3. Creating a Vampire; 4. Vampire Personality Disorder; 5. Night Stalkers: Forensic Vampirology; 6. Body Count; &. The Celestine Vampire; 8.Demonic Shamans and the Science of Evil; 9. Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Vampire Se... View more info

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Angels Flying Slowly

By: Roe, Jill

Price: $7.00

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

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 818

ISBN: 0312134274

Condition: Fine


8vo. 206 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Pristine condition, clean and unmarked. Authors first novel. Following the breakup of their parents marriage, two adolescent sisters are dispatched to a convent boarding school, soon to be joined by an equally unruly cousin. Adolescent angst and nostalgic humor, set in the 1950's. ISBN 0312134274. #818. View more info

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Timothy's Game

By: Sanders, Lawrence

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons.: 1988

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 148

ISBN: 0399133682

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 382 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Very Good+ jacket. Black boards and cloth, gold lettering, clean and unmarked. Black dust jacket, very slight edgewear, one closed 1/4 inch tear. Jacket illus. Don Brautigam. ISBN 0399133682. #148. View more info

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The Seventh Commandment

By: Sanders, Lawrence

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, G.P.Putnam's Sons.: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 149

ISBN: 0399136118

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 351pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket, clean and unmarked, with very slight shelfwear to upper spine edge at rear corners, no chips, tears, rubs or marks. Gray boards and endpapers, red cloth at spine, silver lettering. Jacket design and illus. by Ann Spinelli and Richard Hess. ISBN 0399136118. #149. View more info

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Crows Over a Wheatfield

By: Sharp, Paula

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1281

ISBN: 0786861177

Condition: Fine


8vo. 404 pgs. Fine Hardcover in Near Fine jacket, SIGNED by author on title page. Book is clean, crisp, unmarked. Jacket has faint shallow wear to paper at spine ends, not rubbed or chipped. A thirty year segment in the life of a female judge, flavored by the pervasive effects of domestic violence in both her courtroom and her personal life. ISBN 0786861177. #1281. View more info

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The Fig Eater

By: Shields, Jody

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Little Brown & Company: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1742

ISBN: 0316785644

Condition: Fine


311 pgs. Fine hardcover, clean and crisp, in Near Fine jacket. Tiny pinhead perforation to bottom left corner of jacket near spine edge, else fine. Set in Vienna in 1910, the murder of Freud's famous patient Dora is being investigated by the Inspector, newly trained in rationalist criminology. The author presents turn-of-the-century Vienna combined with aspects of forensics, criminolgy, food, botany, folklore, customs, perverse medical practices and subtle sexual secrets. ISBN 0316785644. #1742 View more info

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Superstitious

By: Stine, R.L.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books.: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 154

ISBN: 0446519537

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 390 pgs. Near Fine condition hardcover in near Fine jacket. Blue boards, black spine, gold lettering, clean and unmarked. Jacket by Tony Greco. Set on a small Pennsylvania college campus "Stine unleashes his mastery of the macabre on adult readers".ISBN 0446519537. #154. View more info

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The Tariff History of the United States. A Series of Essays.

By: Taussig, F.W.

Price: $34.00

Publisher: New York and London, G.P. Putnam's Sons:

Edition: No Previous Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 2453

Condition: Very Good


vii. 269 pgs. Very Good condition brown cloth hardcover. This is an original 1888 vintage edition, not a modern reprint, covering the period 1789-1887. Light rubbing of cloth at edges and corners, spine ends frayed, first signature loose but holding, binding otherwise quite sound. Owner inscription on front blank F. Hulse, Aug. 1888, steamship, Shelter Island. Content Sections: Protection to Young Industries as Applied in the United States: I. The argument in general, II. Industrial History of the Colonies and of the United States Before 1808, III. The Cotton Manufacture: First factories, enor... View more info

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Glint

By: Valentinetti, Joseph

Price: $12.00

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

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 581

ISBN: 0312130821

Condition: Fine


8vo. 196 pgs. Fine in Near Fine jacket. SIGNED and dated 10-20-95 by author on title page. Dustwrapper has slight trace of rubbing at corners. Publishers card laid in. Author's first novel. June 1995 first printing. Mystery and suspense follow the questionable acquisition of a legendary rare coin. ISBN 0312130821. #581. View more info

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Glint

By: Valentinetti, Joseph

Price: $8.00

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

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2350

ISBN: 0312130821

Condition: Fine


8vo. 196 pgs. Fine in Near Fine jacket. SIGNED by author on title page. Dustwrapper has slight trace of rubbing along edges and corners. Publishers card laid in. Author's first novel. June 1995 first printing. Mystery and suspense follow the questionable acquisition of a legendary rare coin. ISBN 0312130821. #2350. View more info

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The Legend of Olivia Cosmos Montevideo.

By: Warloe, Constance

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2183

ISBN: 0871135647

Condition: Fine


8vo. 316 pgs. Fine condition hardcover in Near Fine Jacket with upper corners very slightly rubbed. SIGNED, inscribed and dated by author on title page: "Constance Warloe. June 29, 1994. Nhizoni-Walk in Beauty." First Edition stated on copyright page, with number line 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 . ISBN 0871135647. #2183. View more info