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Calculated Risk

By: Wilcox, Collin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co., 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8vo. 245pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. First Printing. A Lt. Hastings mystery set in San Francisco. The terrifying spectre of AIDS combines with blackmail and murder. ISBN 0805030034. #959. View more info

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Candle in the Dark. A Postcript to Despair.

By: Edman, Irwin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press, 1939

Edition: First Edition


88 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover, no jacket. Navy boards with blind stamp decorative front cover, tan spine, top edge of textblock is colored red. Internally clean, tight, unmarked. Exterior is has one light paint spot on front cover and a bump to edge of back cover affecting the edge of the last few pages. "First published November 1939" on copyright page. In a time of war and global turmoil, Edman's words are a clear flickering "Candle in the Dark", sharin... View more info

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Catalina. A Romance.

By: Maugham, W. Somerset

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Garden City., 1948

Edition: Later Printing


8vo. 275 pgs. Very Good condition. Black cloth with light shelf-wear to spine edges. Interior clean, sound, unmarked. Book Club edition. #226 View more info

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Charles Lamb. Selections from His Letter, Essays and Verses. [Little Masterpieces]

By: Charles Lamb.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Thompson, Brown & Co, 1915


ix.156pgs. Very Good little green cloth hardcover, light shelf wear and rubbing to cloth at corners, gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine. Internally clean, sound, unmarked. Frontis portrait engraving of Charles Lamb, tissue intact. Contents: Editor's Introduction; Essays: The Two Races of Men, New Year's Eve, Imperfect Sympathies, Dream-Children: A Reverie, A Dissertaction Upon Roast Pig, On Some of the Old Actors, Detached Thoughts on Books and Reading, The... View more info

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Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce Who Called Themselves the Nimipu "The Real People". A Poem by Robert Penn Warren.

By: Warren, Robert Penn

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, Random House, NY. 1983. First Edition thus., 1983

Edition: First Paperback Edition


Softbound pb. xii. 64 pgs. Very Good paperback, with very light shelf wear. Clean and sound. A brief history of Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce precedes the poem. ISBN 0394713567. #561. View more info

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Cimarron Rose

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Hyperion Books, 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


288 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean, unmarked, pristine. James Lee Burke introduces a new series set in the American West. ISBN 0786862580. #1763 View more info

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Climbing Plants [Kew Gardening Guides]

By: Taylor, Jane

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, U.S.A., Timber Press, 1992

Edition: First American Edition


124 pgs. Near Fine glossy hardcover in Near Fine matching jacket, clean and unmarked. Small 1/4 inch closed tear to edge of rear cover, else no discernable shelf wear. A volume in the Kew Gardening Guides editied by John Simmons. Illustrated throughout with color photos. Contents: Preface, Foreword, Introduction, Climbing Plants in the Wild, Climbers in the Garden, Care of Climbing Plants, Pests and Diseases, Climbing Plants for Greenhouse and Conservatory, A to Z of Cli... View more info

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Cold Cold Heart. A Novel.

By: Elliott [J.C. Pollock]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press, 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


344 pgs. Sept. 1994 First Edition, first printing. Debut novel of James Elliott, pseudonym for author and screenwriter J.C. Pollock. Intricate procedural and psychological suspense novel starring former CIA agent Mike Culley reenlisted by the CIA to capture serial killer on a Virginia campus. Other titles written by Pollock under this pseudonym include: Nowhere to Hide (1997) and Endgame (2000). ISBN 0385313292. #2498. View more info

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Collecting Early Machine-Made Marbles : The M. F. Christensen & Son Company and Christensen Agate Company

By: Block, Robert

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Schiffer Pub Ltd, 2003


158 pgs. Fine condition glossy hardcover, New.. Detailed color photos. Text by renowned marble authority. From the cover: With this book, readers will discover machine-made marbles from the early 1900 to the 1930's that revolutionized the glass marble industry. Over 700 beautiful color photos display marbles produced by the Ohio-based companies M.F. Christensen & Son Company and Christensen Agate Company. Among those displayed are bricks, cobras, guineas, opaques, slags,... View more info

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Come to Grief

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G.P.Putnam's Sons, 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8vo. 307pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Red boards, purple with red lettering at spine. Clean, crisp, unmarked. Edgar Award for best mystery novel of the year. ISBN 0399140824. #124. View more info

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Comeback

By: Francis, Dick.

Price: $6.00

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

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8vo. 320 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Very Good jacket. Very light rubbing to top spine edge of jacket, else fine. Book is clean, unmarked. ISBN 0399136703. #494. View more info

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Comes One With a Song

By: Stanton, Frank L.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana, Bowen-Merrill Company, 1899

Edition: First Edition.


12mo. 200 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover. Light blue decorated cloth with light fading to spine, corner bumps. Uncut fore and bottom edges, top edge gilt. Gilt decorative lettering and illustration on front cover and spine. Cover embossed with gold winged harp. Paper over rear hinge starting, underlying binding remains sound. Owner name on front endpaper. Poetry collection.#269. View more info

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Common Poisonous Plants and Mushrooms of North America

By: Turner, Nancy J. And Szczawinski, A.F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oregon, Timber Press, 1997

Edition: Third Printing.


4to. xiv.311 pgs. Fine hardbound in Fine dust jacket. Contents include an introduction, recognizing poisonous plants and their effects, treatment, types of plant poisons, poisonous mushrooms, poisonous plants of wild areas, algae, fungi, lichens, ferns and fern relatives, conifers, broad-leaved trees and shrubs, poisonous garden and crop plants including garden weeds, poisonous house plants and plant products. Appendices include common fruit, vegetable and beveridge plan... View more info

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Coyote Waits

By: Hillerman, Tony

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Harper& Row, 1990

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


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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Criminal Conversation

By: Hunter, Evan [Ed McBain]

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books, 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


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 carto... View more info