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Sharpe's Rifles

By CORNWELL, Bernard

NY: Viking, 1988. Bound in black cloth and gold boards, stamped in gold. A stunning copy of the first U.S. edition. One of the scarcer first edition of the Sharpe series. 304 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$155.00

The Convict and Other Stories (Signed)

By BURKE, James Lee

Boston: Little, Brown, 1990. This is the first Little, Brown issue of the book that was originally published by LSU five years earlier. This copy is signed on the ffep. Bound in glossy wraps. 145 pp.. Signed by Author. Reprint. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$22.00

Muscle for the Wing

By WOODRELL, Daniel

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Henry Holt & Company, LLC, 1988. Tight, clean unread copy of the first edition of the author's third book. The locale is Louisiana and the place is hot. 168 pp. By the author of Winter's Bone. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$42.50

Total Recall
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Total Recall

By ANTHONY, Piers

New York: William Morrow & Co., 1989. Tight, clean copy in bright dust jacket of the first edition of this novel by Anthony that was originallly based on a short story by Phillip K. Dick. 246 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$25.00

Due Considerations - Essays and Criticism

By UPDIKE, John

New York: Knopf, 2007. Bound in attractive red-orange cloth with silver and gold stamps. Red marker remainder dot on bottom edge of book. Pin-sized impression on front cover edge. Includes over 100 entries. 671 pp. + index. A massive book of essays by one of the masters of the genre. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$22.00

Chase
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Chase

By DWYER, K.R. (Dean Koontz)

NY: Random House, 1972. A tight, clean copy in bright dust jacket of this, the first book written under the Dwyer pseudonym. . A novel about Mr. Chase and a homicidal maniac. A very acceptablel copy of this elusive Dean Koontz first edition. 178 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$225.00

Love and Work

By PRICE, Reynolds

New York: Atheneum, 1968. Author's fourth book; 143pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$25.00

Nightmare Journey

By KOONTZ, Dean R

New York: Berkley-Putnam, 1975. D.W. illustration by Paul Lehr; 217pp. Some minor scuffing to d.w. extremes. Scarce early Koontz title in dustwrapper. A very acceptable first edition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++.

$95.00

New Hope For the Dead
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New Hope For the Dead

By WILLEFORD, Charles

New York: St. Martin's, 1985. Second "Hoke Moseley" novel; typical spine fading; 244pp. Still, a beautiful tight, clean copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++.

$145.00

Three Junes : A Novel
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Three Junes : A Novel

By Glass, Julia

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Knopf Publishing Group, 2002. Book and dustwraper are the first edition/first issue. Tight, clean copy of this surprise winner of the National Book Award. Remainder mark to bottom edge. Great novel set in Scotland and NYC. 353 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.

$35.00

All That Remains
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All That Remains

By CORNWELL, Patricia D

New York: Scribner, 1992. Author's third book, a "Kay Scarpetta" mystery; 373pp. Tight, clean copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$25.00

Trap Line
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Trap Line

By HIAASEN, Carl and William D. Montalbano

NY: Atheneum, 1982. Dustwrapper shows minor uniform fading, "not for resale" stamp to top edge of pages (presumedly a review or inhouse copy). Overall, a tight, bright, clean copy of the first edition of the author's second mystery. Co-written with William D. Montalbano. A most handsome copy of an elusive Hiaasen first edition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Review Copy.

$295.00

Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha

By DOYLE, Roddy

NY: Viking, 1993. The true first U.S. edition of Booker Award Winning novel with the "E" missing from Clarke on the spine. Publisher's Booker Prize Winning label attached to front panel of dustwrapper. A tight, clean copy. Has tiny little dot to top edge of pages (remainder dot?). . First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.

$35.00

Real Presence

By BAUSCH, Richard

NY: Dial, 1980. Overall, a tight, clean copy of the first edition of Bausch's first book. Bausch's short stories were recently issued as a Modern Library book -- so the man has "staying power". 279 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$95.00

The Moment and Other Essays

By WOOLF, Virginia

NY: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1948. Housed in a VG+ pink dustwrapper that shows some fading and a 1/2" scar to front panel. One of 3500 in the U.S. first edition. Very nice copy of this book -- with d.w. by Vanessa Bell.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG+.

$95.00

The Legion of Time

By WILLIAMSON, Jack

PA: Fantasy Press, 1952. This is the first edition of this science-fiction book by one of the masters of the genre, published in Reading, PA at the Fantasy Press.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$55.00

The Garden State

By KRIST, Gary

SD: HBJ, 1988. Very nice, tight clean copy of the first edition of the author's first book. Good reviews!. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$25.00

Great Days

By BARTHELME, Donald

NY: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1979. This is Barthelme's eighth book (for adults) -- a book of short stories by one of the masters. Tight, clean copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$22.50

The Lady in the Lake
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The Lady in the Lake

By CHANDLER, Raymond

NY: Knopf, 1943. Bound in light green cloth, stamped in forest green. Only flaws to book are a bit of dustiness to edges and a small number 5649 written on the ffep. The dustwrapper has had some minor restoration work done to the top of the spine. Shows a little darkening to the rear panel. But no chips, tears to speak of. One of 6000 copies in the first edition. Overall, a tight, clean copy of the book in original dustwrapper -- rare in this protected condition. Basis for the bizarre movie directed by George Haight of the same title that starred Robert Montgomery as Marlowe -- but because of the "subjective camera" method -- you rarely see the actor. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$6500.00

Killing Time

By WESTLAKE, Donald E

NY: Random House, 1961. The first edition of the author's second book, sans dustwrapper. A tight clean copy that has tan boards that are printed with black circles denoting A Random House Mystery. Book is tight and clean, with no notable flaws. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket.

$75.00