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Ex-Libris

By: King, Ross

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Walker & Co, 2001

Edition: Second Printing


391 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and Set in Europe following the English Civil War. From the jacket: "A cryptic summons to a remote country house launches Isaac Inchbold, a London bookseller and antiquarian, on an odyssey through seventeenth-century Europe, charged with the task of restoring a magnificent library destroyed by the war." Inchbold's life depends on recovering a missing manuscript, in the midst of underworld, spies, ciphers and forgeries... 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


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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Finding Moon

By: Hillerman, Tony

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins, 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


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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Fireworks

By: Wellington, Jill and Edna Mae Holm

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Saginaw, MI, U.S.A., Stargate Press, Incorporated, 2003

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated


290 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Clean and unmarked, direct from publisher. First book of a new mystery series by a mother-daughter team in which homicide detective Webb Harris gains new investigative insights and intuition with the help of a personable-and purple-spirit guide named Samuel. It's up to Webb to learn how to utilize both his new found guide and his growing understanding of a ubiquitous force called synchronicity to solve the murder of the president o... View more info

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Five Comedies. Translated from the Greek, with a Foreword, Introductions to Each Comedy, and Notes By the Translator. Illustrated By Laszlo Matulay.

By: Aristophanes

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cleveland and New York, The World Publishing Company [The Living Library], 1948

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated


288 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover, black cloth, red topstain to textblock, no jacket. Light rubbing to cloth at edges and corners, binding sound. Illustrations by Laszlo Maturay. Translated from the Greek, with a Foreword, Introductions to Each Comedy, and Notes By the Translator. Contents: Translator's Foreword; Introduction. The Knights; Introduction. Lysistrata; Introduction. The Clouds; Introduction. The Birds; Introduction. The Frogs. #2454. View more info

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Fountain Society

By: Craven, Wes

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Simon & Schuster Trade, 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8vo. 350 pgs. Fine condition hardcover in Fine jacket, holographic cover art.This is the first edition of the author's first book, a medical suspense thriller woven around a plot to confer immortality on an elite group of government scientists. Wes Craven is also known for his work in the film industry, including A Nightmare on Elm Street and The Twilight Zone. ISBN 0684846608. #2154. View more info

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Fourteen Great Detective Stories. Edited with an Introduction By Vincant Starrett.

By: Starrett, Vincent, Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library, 1928

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated


xv.400 pgs. Very Good condition blue cloth hardcover, clean and unmarked with light rubbing to cloth at edges and corners. Matching blue page tops, Kent endpapers. Copyright 1928 with no additional printings indicated. Preface and "Of Detective Literature" by Starrett is followed by: The Purloined Letter - Edgar Allan Poe, The Red-Headed League - A. Conan Doyle, The Blue Cross - G.K. Chesterton, The Stanway Cameo Mystery - Arthur Morrison, The Case of Arthur Brod... View more info

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Francis Bacon. The Temper of a Man.

By: Bowen, Catherine Drinker

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Co., Boston. 1963. First Edition., 1963

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8vo. 245 pgs. Very Good+ hardcover in Very Good jacket. Maroon cloth, illustrated frontis portrait. Dust jacket has several small closed tears and chips, with protective cover. Illus. with black and white plates. Biography of Sir Francis Bacon in five parts: Prologue, Lord Bacon's Reputation; An Elizabethan Eden 1561-1579; The Struggle to rise 1579-1613; Bacon Ascending 1613-1620; impeachment 1621; A Noble Five Years 1621-1626. #376. View more info

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From Potter's Field

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner, 1995

Edition: 4th Printing


8vo. 412 pgs. Near Fine condition hardcover in Near Fine dust jacket, clean, tight and unmarked, no rubs or tears. Dark grey cloth spine, light grey boards with copper lettering to spine and blue endpapers. Dr. Kay Scarpetta again meets Gault. ISBN 0684195984. #486. View more info

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From Potter's Field

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner., 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8vo.412 pgs. Near Fine condition hardcover in Near Fine jacket, clean, tight and and unmarked. No rubs or tears, minimal trace of shelfwear along upper edge. Dark grey cloth spine, light grey boards with copper lettering to spine and blue endpapers. Dr. Kay Scarpetta again meets Gault. ISBN 0684195984.#596. View more info

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

By: Loos, Anita

Price: $14.00

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

Edition: Eleventh Printing April 1926


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... View more info

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Germinal. Histoire Naturelle et sociale d'une famille sous les second empire.

By: Zola, Emile

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons., 1951

Edition: First Thus


12mo. xxx.539 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover. Red cloth. Corners bumped, light rubbing to spine edge. First Printing Thus, with "A" on copyright page. Pencil erasures and ink squiggle on free front endpaper. A few scattered but unobtrusive underlines and notations in text, otherwise clean and solid overall. Edited by E .M. Grant, with an introduction in English and translatory notes at end. Text is in French. #256 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


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: $10.00

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

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author


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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Green Mansions

By: Hudson, W.H.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Three Sirens Press,

Edition: Edition Not Stated.


8vo. 276 pages. Good to Very Good condition hardcover. (no date, circa 1910-1920) Green textured cloth boards with rubbing to corners. Suede-textured black spine cloth is somewhat faded, with chips at spine corners.Top edge gilt. Internally Very Good condition, clean and unmarked. Several marginal edge tears to pages, fore edge paper is untrimmed. Black and white illustrations by Keith Henderson. A haunting romance between a Venezuelan adventurer and a mysterious, ethere... View more info