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Blues Dancing

by McKinney-Whetstone, Diane

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Published
2000
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Very Good
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First Thus
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9780688177898
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New York: Perennial, 2000. First Thus paperback edition with full numberline 8vo size trade paperback; 307 pages From back cover: "This richly spun story of love, passion, betrayal and redemption shifts seamlessly between modern day and 70s Philadelphia when Verdi, the pampered daughter of a prosperous Southern preacher, enrolls at the local university. Immediately drawn to… Read more
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Ambrose Bierce and the Ace of Shoots

by Hall, Oakley

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Published
2005
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Very Good
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First Thus
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9780143036814
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New York: Penguin, 2005. First Thus - first paperback edition 8vo size trade paperback; 182 pages From back cover: "In this rough and tumble romp through gritty Old San Francisco, Ambrose Bierce and his faithful associate Tom Redmond are on the trail of a celebrity sniper. When Colonel Studely brings his world famous Wild West Show… Read more
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Level 26: Dark Origins

by Zuiker, Anthony E & Duane Swierczynski

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2009
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Good
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New York: Dutton, 2009. Rare Advance Uncorrected Manuscript, Uncorrected Proof 8vo size trade paperback; 383 pages Covers are unique to proof. Front cover states Advance Uncorrected Manuscript (although this is not what a bookseller considers a manuscript. A book like this would usually be referred to as an Advance Reader's Copy or Uncorrected Proof.) The… Read more
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Drive

by Sallis, James

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Published
2005
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Very Good
ISBN
9780156030328
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New York: Harcourt, 2005. 8vo size trade paperback; 158 pages From back cover: "Driver works as a stunt driver by day and a getaway driver by night. He drives, that's all - until he's double-crossed." Edgewear, bumped top corner of first 66 or so pages. . Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more
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Man's Loving Family

by Heller, Keith

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Published
1999
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Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780747256861
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London: Headline, 1999. First Thus Paperback Edition 12mo size mass market paperback; 211 pages From back cover: "October 1727. Thrown out of the Parish Watch after an altercation with a corrupt but powerful man, and with his wife Sarah away tending her dying father, to George Man... he is glad therefore to be offered a job guarding… Read more
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Cripple Creek

by Sallis, James

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Published
2006
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Very Good
ISBN
9780802715203
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New York: Walker & Company, 2006. 8vo size trade paperback; 192 pages A John Turner Mystery From back cover: "One day a young man, arrested on a routine traffic stop, is forcibly sprung from jail after Sheriff Don Lee is brutally assaulted. Throwing caution aside, Turner goes in pursuit, unleashing ghosts he thought he had… Read more
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Rogue Male

by Household, Geoffrey

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Published
2007
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Very Good
ISBN
9781590172438
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New York: New York Review of Books, 2007. Introduction by Victoria Nelson 8vo size trade paperback; 182 pages From back cover: "1930-something: a professional hunter is passing through an unnamed Central European country that is in the thrall of a vicious dictator. The hunter wonders whether he can penetrate undetected into the dictator's private compound.… Read more
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Wash This Blood Clean from My Hand

by Vargas, Fred

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Published
2007
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Good
ISBN
9781843432739
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London: Harvill Secker, 2007. 8vo size trade paperback; 388 pages From back cover: "Between 1943 and 2003 nine people have been stabbed to death with a most unusual weapon: a trident. In each case, arrests were made, suspects confessed their crimes and were sentenced to life prison. One slightly worrying detail; the presumed murderers lost… Read more
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The Tortilla Curtain

by Boyle, T. Coraghessan

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Good
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Uncorrected Proof
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Unrevised and Unpublished Proofs 8vo size trade paperback; 355 pages Covers are unique to proof with relatively plain paper which does not reflect the final artwork. Back cover contains an overview of the novel as well as details on the final book. From back cover: "Topanga Canyon is home to two couples on a collision… Read more
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Penelope's Man: The Homing Instinct

by Erskine, John

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Published
1928
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Good
Edition
First
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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1928. Illustrated endpapers by D. Putnam Brinley Stated First Edition 8vo size black clothbound hardcover with orange titles and decoration on spine and front cover; 275 deckle edged pages with reddish topstain. Author of more than three dozen books, John Erskine (1879 -1951) was also a pianist and composer. A college professor, Erskine… Read more
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Vincoli Segreti

by Livi, Grazia

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Published
1994
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Good
ISBN
9788877381484
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Milan: La Tartaruga Edizioni, 1994. Italian language novel. Secret Constraints 8vo size trade paperback with interior flaps like a dust jacket; 239 pages From flap: "In ornuno di quesit racconit lo sguardo di una donna si appunta su un uoma, e lo avvolge, lo interroga, lo inventa: vorrebbe, con il suo lucido fuoco, scandagliare il… Read more
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Inferno

by Brown, Dan

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Very Good
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Arquiero em Portugues do Brasil Signed by the author on title page. This book was signed for us in May 2019. 8vo size trade paperback with interior flaps like a dust jacket; 443 pages From back: "No meio da noite, o renomado simbologista Robert Langdon acorda de um pesadelo, num hospital. Desorientado e com… Read more
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Requiem für einen Genießer

by Montalban, Manuel Vazquez

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Published
2006
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Good
ISBN
9783492046961
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Munchen: Piper, 2006. Requiem for a connoisseur Ein Pepe Carvalho Roman/ A Pepe Carvalho Novel 8vo size hardcover with dustjacket; 791 pages with attached red ribbon bookmark Text is in German From dust jacket: "In Barcelona wegen Mordes gesucht, bringt sich Pepe Carvalho vorsichtshalber auf der Fahre nach Genua in Sicherheit, um von dort aus… Read more
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Waterland

by Swift, Graham

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Published
1985
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Very Good
ISBN
9780671659486
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New York: Washington Square Press, 1985. 8vo size trade paperback; 270 pages From front cover: "A gothic family saga, a detective story and a philosophical mediation on the nature and uses of history... -- New York Times" Edgewear, light wear to covers. Appears unread. . Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"… Read more
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Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend

by Green, Matthew

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Published
2012
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Good
ISBN
9780751547870
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London: Sphere, 2012. 8vo size trade paperback; 458 pages From back cover: "My name is Budo. I have been alive for 5 years. 5 years is a very long time for someone like me to be alive. Max gave me my name. Max is 8 years old. He is the only human person… Read more
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Prague

by Phillips, Arthur

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Published
2002
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Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780375507878
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New York: Random House, 2002. Signed and inscribed on title page. Stated First Edition, second printing. 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 367 pages. From jacket: "A first novel of startling scope and ambition, (this book) depicts an intentionally lost Lost Generation as it follows five American expats who come to Budapest in the early 1990s… Read more
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Send a Fax to the Kasbah

by Dunnett, Dorothy

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Published
1992
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Very Good
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First Thus
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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992. Original title Moroccan Traffic First Edition Thus - first edition under this title and First U.S. Edition 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 278 pages From jacket: "A bomb explodes in the offices of Kingsley Conglomerates, shattering delicate takeover negotiations and sending upwardly mobile Executive Secretary Wendy Helmann, her inimitable… Read more
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Mr. Midshipman Hornblower

by Forester, C. S.

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Published
1950
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Good
Edition
First
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Boston: Little Brown, 1950. The First Edition was published in March 1950, this edition was reprinted March 1950 - it is the second printing of the First Edition 8vo size green clothbound hardcover with gilt titles on spine; 310 pages This is the second novel of Hornblower series, published in 1950. This volume was written as a… Read more
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Serpent's Tooth

by Kellerman, Faye

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Published
1997
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Good
ISBN
9780671577575
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. A Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus novel Read by Jay O. Sanders Abridged on four (4) cassettes in cardstock case, about 4.5 hours From back of package: "A lone gunman walks into a trendy L.A. restaurant, and seconds later a terrifying mass murder transforms it into a slaughterhouse. Even Lieutenant… Read more
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The Secret Servant

by Silva, Daniel

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Published
2007
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Very Good
ISBN
9781596000353
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Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio, 2007. Read by Phil Gigante Unabridged on 11 CDs in individual paper envelopes, about 12 hours. An illustrated cardstock box holds the CDs. From back of packaging: "Gabriel Allon... had just prevailed ... Now Gabriel is summoned once more by his masters to undertake what appears to be a routine… Read more
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