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Spitting Image. A Novel of Suspense.

By: Avallone, Michael.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York:, Henry Holt and Company,: 1953.

Edition: First Edition - First Printing.

Inscription: <b>SIGNED by the author on the title page.</b><P>A

Seller ID: 004271


Michael Angelo Avallone was an American author of mystery, secret agent fiction, and novelizations of TV and films. His lifetime output was over 223 works (although he boasted over 1,000), published under his own name and 17 pseudonyms.Blue cloth covered boards with black spine titles. Bindings square and tight. Text clean. Light wear to spine tips and corners. Minor damp-stain top text-block. Dust jacket price-clipped. Light edge wear. Rear panel hint of darke... View more info

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Blood Lure

By: Barr, Nevada

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York:, Putnam Pub Group,: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: SIGNED by the Author.

Seller ID: 009138


Nevada Barr is an American author best known for her Anna Pigeon series of mystery novels set in national parks in the United States. Blood Lure takes place in Glacier National Park. No Flaws or Blemishes. Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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The Spoilers

By: Beach, Rex E.

Price: $245.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Brothers,: 1906.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 005969


SIGNED with an inscription by Beach on the front free endpaper. Original pictorial blue-green cloth. Very good in slightly soiled Custom chemise and slipcase. Laid-in Promotional Harper bookmark with photo of Rex Beech.Laid-in photocopy of Author’s obituary. The author's first and best known work. Basis for movies filmed in 1914, 1923, 1930 and 1942 with Marlene Dietrich, Randolph Scott and John Wayne; lastly in 1955 with Jeff Chandler and Anne... View more info

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Boulder Reveries
[Indiana]
[SIGNED with a bit of verse by the author dated 1919.]

By: Blatchley, W[illis] S[tanley]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Nature Publishing Company: 1906

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: SIGNED with a bit of verse by the author dated 191

Seller ID: 009779


Publisher's green cloth, gilt titles; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Cloth has aging evidence; offset from inscription. Perceptive and thoughtful essays on nature and life in Indiana (with references to Thoreau). Besides the expected reveries on woodland flora and fauna, includes a look at the Indiana dunes.First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED with a bit of verse by the author dated 1919. 12mo; 18 cm.;... View more info

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Death Is A Lonely Business

By: Bradbury, Ray

Price: $75.00

Publisher: USA, The Franklin Library: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009745


Limited First Edition; SIGNED; Includes publisher's letter laid-in. Unread. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling to boards, gilt edges fine. Double page frontispiece by Gary Kelly. View more info

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John Henry
[Author Signed Letter - Political]

By: Bradford, Roark

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, Literary Guild, (Harpers): 1931

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author on a ASL

Seller ID: 009601


ASL: Tipped to the front endpaper is a typed letter, SIGNED, from Bradford to a Mr. Creel expressing support of FDR and offering a scathing assessment of Herbert Hoover's abilities. Some very interesting and strong statements. The story based on the Ballad of John Henry, the "steel-drivin' man"; based on the African-American folk hero. It was made into a Broadway play and later a musical featuring Paul Robeson in the title role and Julie Anne as Ruby Elzy.... View more info

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Basket Case

By: Carl Hiaasen

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2002

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010056


Hiassen gets back to his roots with this (almost) straight-ahead mystery, but doesn't skimp on the funny stuff as he follows the adventures of Jack Tagger, down-on-his-luck journalist relegated to the obit beat at a smalltown Florida daily. What makes this book different is its first-person, present-tense narrative style. Unlike previous capers, which were narrated in the omniscient third person, this book settles squarely in the mystery genre from whence Hiaasen's fame... View more info

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Song of Slaves in the Desert

By: Cheuse, Alan

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Illinois:, Sourcebooks,: 2011.

Edition: First Edition - First Printing.

Inscription: <b>SIGNED by the Author. </b>

Seller ID: 000470


Nathaniel Pereira, son of a New York Jewish merchant, gets dispatched to revive an uncle's South Carolina plantation, but his story is derailed by the interspersed accounts of several generations of women driven from slavery in Timbuktu to bondage in the United States. Golden-tan cloth covered boards with black spine titles. No flaws or blemishes, Gift quality. View more info

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The Cold Moons
[Fantasy]

By: Clement, Aeron.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York:, Delacorte Press,: 1989.

Edition: First Edition - First Printing.

Inscription: <b>Signed by the author.</b>

Seller ID: 004272


Author-signed first printing of this work. Aeron Clement has signed and dated (4/3/89) the title page.This volume is bound in quarter white cloth with green paper-covered boards. The spine has stamped gilt lettering. The book is fine and unread. The dust jacket displays minimal handling wear. Protected in clear Mylar sleeve, Cover art by Gordon Crabb. Pagination: xiii/333 pages. Width: 6.75" Height: 9.5".Aeron Clement was a Welsh science fiction au... View more info

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The Poet of Loch Ness.

By: Corrigan, Brian Jay

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, St. Martin's Press.: 2005.<br>

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

Seller ID: 001812


SIGNED by the Author; No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. "The magic and mystery of the Scottish Highlands come together in this opulent, elegiac tale of lost love and renewed desire. Corrigan is the true poet here, rhapsodically combining the taut foreboding of a thrilling mystery, the ethereal caprice of a legendary fantasy, and the lyrical emotion of a poignant romance in this stunning debut novel." - Book... View more info

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The Glass Barracks.

By: Cushman, Clarissa Fairchild

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Boston:, Little Brown and Company,: 1950.

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: <b>SIGNED by the author with an inscription.</b>

Seller ID: 001918


Tan cloth covered boards with red spine titles. Lacks Dust jacket. Bindings square and tight. Minimal shelf wear, small bump upper corner. View more info

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Florida Roadkill
[Debut Novel]

By: Dorsey, Tim

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co: 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 009667


SIGNED by the Author, Florida Roadkill is the first book in the unnamed series of books by Tim Dorsey which were centered on his character Serge Storms. Roadkill is set in 1997, against the backdrop of that year's World Series in which the Florida Marlins won a stunning upset in Miami. Intelligent but sociopathic criminal Serge Storms meets up with heartless stripper Sharon Rhodes and brainless drug addict Seymore "Coleman" Bunsen, who become his travelli... View more info

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Orange Crush: A Novel
[Serge Storms]

By: Dorsey, Tim

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: SIGNED by the Author

Seller ID: 009710


SIGNED by the Author. With a warped and manic fury that makes Hiaasen seem serious and Hunter Thompson staid, Tim Dorsey does it again -- rocketing Florida crime fiction forward by colliding death with the political process as madness takes the wheel of the Orange Crush. First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Hurricane Punch

By: Dorsey, Tim

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co: 2007

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 009965


SIGNED by the Author, with an inscription. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. Dorsey's ninth novel to feature irrepressible Florida serial killer Serge A. Storm offers another utterly over-the-top blend of slapstick, satire, and mayhem. After a raucous adventure in Hollywood, Storm and his dumbed-down, liquored-up sidekick Coleman return to their native state, wreaking havoc as they chase hurricanes and kill civilians up and down the ... View more info

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The Girl Who Fell from the Sky

By: Durrow; Heidi W.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 009858


Durrow's debut draws from her own upbringing as the brown-skinned, blue-eyed daughter of a Danish woman and a black G.I. to create Rachel Morse, a young girl with an identical heritage growing up in the early 1980s..... the story succeeds as both a modern coming-of-age and relevant social commentary. [PW]SIGNED by the author on title page next to her name. First Edition, First Printing. Debut novel. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Islands
[Isles of Scilly]

By: Fowles, John

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London:, Jonathan Cape Ltd.,: 1978.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by the author John Fowles on the title page

Seller ID: 008609


Signed by the author John Fowles on the title page with the date. Fowles has written a deeply personal work to analyze his attraction to the Scillies and all islands. The Isles of Scilly are an archipelago off the south western tip of the Cornish peninsula of Great Britain. It is the southernmost location in the United Kingdom. British photography has not had a more poetic interpreter of ancient landscape. Illustrated with photographs by Fay Godwi... View more info

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Paradise Salvage.
[Debut Novel]

By: Fusco, John

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Overlook Press.: 2002.

Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Full Number Line;

Inscription: <b>SIGNED by the Author</b>

Seller ID: 001241


In his tantalizing debut novel, John Fusco marvelously traces the unforgettable trajectory of twelve-year-old Nunzio Paradiso's last summer of innocence. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. Author's Debut Novel. Signed by the Author View more info

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The Holyoke
(The 1988 Morse Poetry Prize)

By: Gasper, Frank ; Mary Oliver: Introduction

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston, Northeastern Univ Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009729


SIGNED w/ inscription. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Minor toning. Frank Xavier Gaspar is an American poet, novelist and professor of Portuguese descent. A number of his books treat Portuguese-American themes or settings, particularly the Portuguese community in Provincetown, Massachusetts. View more info

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.M Is for Malice

By: Grafton, Sue

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Henry Holt & Company,: 2001.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 000743


SIGNED in her distinctive calligraphy style. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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M Is for Malice

By: GRAFTON, Sue

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Company: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 009437


SIGNED in her distinctive calligraphy style. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. First Edition, First Printing. View more info