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The Armageddon Rag

By: Martin, George R.R.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Dell: 2007

Edition: 2nd Printing of Trade Paperback

Seller ID: 2451


340 pgs. Near Fine condition trade paperback, clean and unmarked with minimal edge and corner wear. A reporter and novel author investigates the violent onstage murder of a sixties rock star, confronting his own demons while the music bridges and weaves the past and present, underground counterculture, mysticism and touches of the supernatural. ISBN 9780553383072. 2451. View more info

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Blood of an Aries

By: Mather, Linda

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1993

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 720


8vo. 201 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Pristine, with publishers review slip laid in. First book in the Zodiac mystery series. ISBN 0312104294. #720. 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

Seller ID: 226


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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The Moon and Sixpence.

By: Maugham, W. Somerset.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap, NY. 1919.: 1919

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 225


8vo. 314 pgs. Good condition hard cover. Green cloth, orange and black lettering with island design on spine and cover (the correctly spelled Maugham indicative of a later printing). Light soiling to edges and wear to cloth at spine ends and corners. Endpaper cracked over hinges but holding sound. Closed tear pg. 128. Clean and unmarked within, a good vintage reading copy. #225. View more info

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Schrodinger's Baby

By: McGregor, H.R.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company, Inc.: 1999

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 1050


8vo. 250 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Theme revisits the quantum physicist's Shrodinger's Cat conundrum in the context of a murder. Author's first book, focusing on a group of students and roomates in Glasgow, a body under the staircase and a sense of morality that is no more real than a physics equation. First published in Great Britain in 1998 by Judy Piatkus Ltd. ISBN 0688168930. #1050. View more info

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How Stella Got Her Groove Back

By: McMillan, Terry

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 138


8vo. 368 pages. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Very clean and crisp.Red endpapers, white boards, black cloth spine. Metallic blue lettering on spine. Filled with humor, heart and insight, a love story about how a divorced power mom reconfgures her own life and the risks she takes to do that. ISBN 0670869902. #138. View more info

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The Romance of Leonardo Da Vinci. Translated from the Original Russian of Dmitri Merejkowski.

By: Merejkowski, Dmitri. Bernard Guibert Guerney [translator].

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1928

Edition: First Modern Libary Edition

Seller ID: 2462


xii.637pgs+adv. Good condition green flexible leatherette hardcover. First Modern Library Edition 1928 stated. Binding No.4, Bernhard endpapers (Toledano 2000). Binding sound. Overall light wear to cloth at edges and corners, with transfer from paper of dust jacket or a painted shelf (?) imprinted on surface of back cover as pictured. Small semicircular tear perforates inner margin of half-title and title page. Text unmarked. Contents: Foreword and biographical sketch, s... View more info

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The Intervals of Robert Frost. A Critical Bibliography. With an Introduction By Fulmer Mood.

By: Mertins, Louis and Esther

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, University of California Press: 1947

Edition: No Additional Printings Stated

Seller ID: 2373


91 pgs. Near Fine red cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to spine, clean, sound, unmarked, very faint rubbing to cloth at spine corners. First edition, 1947. Frontis portrait of robert Frost and a plate showing an early manuscript version of "Neither Out Far Nor In Deep" in the poet's handwriting. Contents: Robert Frost and the Mertins Collection by Fulmer Mood; Intervals, by Louis Mertins: San Francisco Interval, Lawrence Interval, Derry Interval, Dymock interval, ... View more info

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The Other Hand

By: Metzger, Deena

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Granada Hills, CA, U.S.A., Red Hen Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1543


8vo. 311 pgs. Near Fine softcover pb, clean and unmarked with minimal shelf wear. "An epistolary novel that concurrently is a unique contribution to the literature we now speak of as Holocaust discourse", this novel is structured around the relationship and dialog between a Jewish woman and holocaust survivor who converted to Catholicism and is living in Paris as its cardinal. ISBN 1888996242. #1543. View more info

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L'Allegro and Il Penseroso

By: Milton, John

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, John Lane and the Bodley Head, Ltd.: 1927

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2057


16mo. 55 pages. Very Good+ condition hardcover in Good to Very Good jacket. Decorated black cloth, with little shelf wear, with several shallow bumps to the edges of rear board. Jacket paper somewhat darkened at spine, with a chip (about 1.5 inches wide by 1/4 inch deep) along upper left hand corner of front panel. Rear panel of jacket lists other titles in the Helicon Series edited by Lindsay Drummond. Owner name in small neat letters on front endpaper, else very clean ... View more info

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Milton's Minor Poems. L'Allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus and Lycidas. [The Lake English Classics]

By: Milton, John. William Allan Neilson, Editor.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago and New York, Scott, Foresman & Co.: 1900

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 1977


165pgs. Very Good condition small blue cloth hardcover. Light rubbing to cloth along edges and corners, slight fading to spine. Owner name and date on front endpaper, else clean and unmarked with sound binding. Contents: Preface; Introduction: I. England in Milton's Youth, II. The Life of Milton, III. L'Allegro and Il Pensero, IV. Comus, V. Lycidas, VI. Milton's Puritanism; Text [of thepoems]; Notes; Word Index. #1977 View more info

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In the Cut: A Novel

By: Moore, Susanna

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated: 1995

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 1600


8vo. 180 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. First American Edition, November 1995. Clean and unmarked with no discernable defects. A solitary divorcee living and working in New York as a writing/language teacher is unprepared for the danger ahead of her when she embarks on an erotic liason in the aftermath of a gruesome murder in her neighborhood. ISBN 0679422587. #1600. View more info

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In the Cut : A Novel

By: Moore, Susanna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated: 1995

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 1601


8vo. 177 pgs. Near Fine softcover. Uncorrected proof. Advanced reader's edition. Clean and unmarked with no discernable defects other than a slight trace of shelf wear along bottom edge. A solitary divorcee living and working in New York as a writing/language teacher is unprepared for the danger ahead of her when she embarks on an erotic liason in the aftermath of a gruesome murder in her neighborhood. By the author of "The Whiteness of Bones" and "Sleeping ... View more info

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Hide and Seek.

By: Morley, Christopher

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, George H. Doran Company: 1920

Edition: No Additional Printings Stated

Seller ID: 2091


sm. 8vo. 120 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover in paper boards, paper title piece on front board and spine. Shallow crease to paper covering front board. Light general rubbing to edges and corners, sunning to spine. Clean, sound and unmarked internally. Contains verses, sonnets and translations from the Chinese which first appeared in the Evening Post, Evening Public Ledger, Life, Collier's and House and Garden. Includes "A Meditation on Some Bookshelves". #2091... View more info

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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


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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Sunset Gun

By: Parker, Dorothy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, Horace Liveright: 1928

Edition: Fifth Printing, December 1928

Seller ID: 1116


12mo. 75 pgs. Good to Very Good condition black cloth spine in earthy and rustic textured brown crinkled paper covered boards. Rubbing to edges and corners of spine and boards. Date (January 5, 1929) on front endpaper. Closed tear at bottom edge near spine of several rear blank pages. Verses in this book first appeared in the Bookman, the New Republic, the Nation, the New Yorker, Life, the Yale Review, McCall's, the New York World and the New York Post. Contents: Godmoth... View more info

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Double Deuce

By: Parker, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons.: 1992

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 206


8vo. 224 pgs. Fine condition hardcover in Fine jacket. Green cloth and boards, gray endpapers. Crisp and clean. Hawk enlists Spensers aid when he is hired by tenants of a gang-plagued Boston neighborhood to investigate the deaths of a teenage girl and her baby. ISBN 0399137211. #206 View more info

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Sudden Mischief. A Spenser Novel.

By: Parker, Robert

Price: $6.00

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

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1206


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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Hush Money. A Spenser Novel.

By: Parker, Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1999

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 1207


8vo. 309 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Spencer, a Boston PI, investigates the suicide of a gay activist after a friend of Hawk's is implicated and denied tenure. Spenser also comes to the aid of Susan Silverman's friend who is being stalked and who reciprocates with seduction. 0399144587. 1207. View more info

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Perish Twice

By: Parker, Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1208


8vo. 291 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Featuring Sunny, Parker's new female protagonist, investigates murder in Spenser's home turf - Boston. ISBN 0399146687. #1208. View more info