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LOVE, AGAIN

by Lessing, Doris

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Published
1996
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Near Fine
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First Edition.
ISBN
9780060176877
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£16.99

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New York: HarperCollins, 1996. First Edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Issued Without Jacket. An advance review copy from uncorrected proofs of this late work of Nobel Prize-winner Lessing. It is the story of a 65-year-old Englishwoman who falls in love, one after another, with two much younger men. It is an exploration of romantic love, sexuality and, as well,… Read more
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CARROLL DUNHAM: MONOTYPES, 2005 - 2010

by Thorkildsen, Asmund

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Published
2016
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Fine
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First Edition.
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£39.09

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New York: Two Palms/Prestel Publishing, 2016. First Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Issued Without Jacket. Dunham is a well-known contemporary American painter and printmarker currently based in the NYC area with recent exhibitions in Europe. This book is a compilation of Dunham's monotype prints from 2005 - 2016 with accompanying text by Asmund Thorkildsen, Norwegian art historian specializing in modern… Read more
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GOOD CHEER FOR ALL THE YEAR: SUNSHINE ON LIFE'S HIGHWAY

by Potts, James Henry, D.D.

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Published
1911
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Very Good
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£17.84

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Chicago: Universal Book and Bible House, 1911. Hardcover. Very Good. A sales sample/order book for the 509-page volume of the same title edited by Potts (1848-1942), a Methodist minister and author or editor of over 40 books, many, including this one, with an uplifting Christian spiritual theme. The title page notes," arranged for the fifty-two weeks of the… Read more
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THE WILD GIRL: THE NOTEBOOKS OF NED GILES, 1932

by Fergus, Jim

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Published
2005
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Fine
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First Edition.
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£12.75

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New York: Hyperion, 2005. First Edition. . Pictorial Cover. Fine/Issued Without Jacket. Fergus, the award-winning author of "One Thousand White Women," set his second novel in the Depression Era in the American Southwest as Ned Giles, an easterner and orphan, joins the Great Apache Expedition of 1932, which is seeking the Apache band that has kidnapped the son… Read more
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THE PRICE OF SILENCE

by Wilhelm, Kate

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Published
2005
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780778322160
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£11.90

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Ontario, Canada: Mira Books, 2005. First Edition. . Paper Wrappers/Trade Paperback. Very Good. A mystery not part of Wilhelm's well-known mystery series featuring Constance and Charlie, the psychologist and private detective team, or defense attorney, Barbara Holloway. This stand-alone novel tells the story of Todd Fielding, newly hired by The Brindle, Oregon, Times to use her computer expertise… Read more
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THE UNWITTING

by Feldman, Ellen

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Published
2014
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Very Fine
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First Edition.
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£16.57

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New York: Spiegel & Grau/Random House, 2014. First Edition. . Hardcover. Very Fine/Very Fine. The lastest of a half-dozen, brilliantly written historical novels set in 20th century United States, "The Unwitting" tells the story of a young woman journalist, the wife of a rising New York City magazine editor during the Cold War era. On the day of… Read more
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JOHN ALTOON

by Eliel, Carol S., Editor

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Published
2014
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9783791353548
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£39.09

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New York: Prestel Publishing, 2014. First Edition. . Hardcover. As New/Issued Without Jacket. A review copy of the catalogue issued in conjunction with the exhibition, "John Altoon," at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, June-September, 2014. Probably the least well-known of the original Ferus Gallery artists, respect for both Altoon's abstract and figurative art, including the work… Read more
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DEADLY VOWS

by Wright, Leif M.

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Published
2014
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition.
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9780882824543
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£16.99

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Far Hills, NJ: New Horizon Press, 2014. First Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. A True Crime story about a young, fundamentalist Pentacostal preacher with a secret second wife who stopped her from leaving him by murdering her and leaving her chopped-up body in the Arizona desert. The story is told by one of the preacher's co-workers when both were… Read more
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KALKI

by Vidal, Gore

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Published
1978
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Very Good to Near Fine
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First Edition.
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£39.09

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Franklin Cente, PA: The Franklin Library, 1978. First Edition. . Full-Leather. Very Good to Near Fine/Issued Without Jacket. An unusual and scarce copy of Vidal's novel about an ex-American GI, a chemical-biological warfare expert during his time in Vietnam, who suddenly appears in Nepal, claiming to be Kalki, a Hindu god on a mission to destroy mankind to… Read more
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MANSON: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF CHARLES MANSON

by Guinn, Jeff

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Published
2013
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9781451645163
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£33.99

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2013. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Guinn, an award-winning True Crime author, has written a tour de force biography of mass murderer Charles Manson and his "family." While "Helter Skelter," Vincent Bugliosi's work on Manson, concentrated on the murder investigation and the subsequent trials, Guinn has gone back to Manson's boyhood… Read more
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MASQUERADE

by Satterthwait, Walter

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Published
1998
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Very Good to Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780312186296
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£16.78

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998. First Edition, First Printing. . Trade Paperback. Very Good to Near Fine/Issued Without Jacket. The Advance Uncorrected Proofs of Satterthwait's second novel featuring Pinkerton detectives Phil Beaumont and Jane Turner, this time sent to 1920s Paris to investigate the deaths of Richard Forsythe, a rich American publisher, and his German mistress in… Read more
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A. D., A MEMOIR

by Millett, Kate

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Published
1995
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Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780393035247
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£21.03

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New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1995. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. This memoir of artist-writer Millett's youth is a story of growing up gay in the 1950s and '60s in America's Midwest but it is also a tribute to "A.D.", Millett's Aunt Dorothy. A.D., Millett's father's sister, was wealthy, sophisticated, a leading socialite in… Read more
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THE CROCODILE BIRD

by Rendell, Ruth

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Published
1993
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Near Fine
Edition
First Printing, First U.S. Edition.
ISBN
9780517595763
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£20.18

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New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1993. First Printing, First U.S. Edition. . Trade Paperback. Near Fine/Issued Without Jacket. Best known for her Inspector Wexford mystery series, this stand-alone thriller is one of the very best works of a writer whose awards include three Edgars and four Gold Daggers and who is acknowledged to be perhaps the greatest current… Read more
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ISLAND OF THE NAKED WOMEN

by Frimansson, Inger

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Published
2009
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Fine to Very Fine
Edition
First Printing, First U.S. Edition.
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£21.24

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New York: Pleasure Boat Studio: A Literary Press, 2009. First Printing, First U.S. Edition. . Trade Paperback. Fine to Very Fine/Issued Without Jacket. Advanced Reading Copy of a bibliomystery by the award-winning mystery writer Frimansson, considered Sweden's premier author of psychological thrillers. This novel features Tobias, a mystery writer, who must return to the family farm after his… Read more
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THE ENEMY OF GOD

by Daley, Robert

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Published
2005
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780151012442
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£9.77

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Orlando: Harcourt, Inc., 2005. First Edition, First Printing. . Trade Paperback. Near Fine/Issued Without Jacket. The Advance Uncorrected Proof of Daley's mystery-thriller featuring Gabe Driscoll, Internal Affairs chief for the NYPD, investigating the death of an activist Catholic priest, Frank Redmond, killed in a fall from a Harlem rooftop. Thirty years earlier, Driscoll and Redmond were members of… Read more
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WILLING

by Spencer, Scott

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Published
2008
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Fine
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First Edition, First Printing.
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£15.08

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New York: HarperCollins, 2008. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The ninth novel from the National Book Award finalist who has been called the "contemporary American master of the love story" features Avery Jankowski, a 37-year-old New York writer scraping by as a freelancer, who's just learned his girl friend is having an affair. To cheer him… Read more
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THE ASSISTANT

by Malamud, Bernard

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Published
1957
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Very Good
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First Edition, First Printing.
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£246.41

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New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1957. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/About Very Good. Malamud's scarce second novel features Morris Bober, neighborhood grocer, his family and customers, and Frank Alpine, the assistant he hires after being robbed who steals from him and falls in love with his daughter; Advance Review Copy with publisher's slip requesting… Read more
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THE RED SCREAM

by Walker, Mary Willis

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Published
1994
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Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780385468589
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£27.83

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New York: Doubleday, 1994. First Edition, First Printing. . Trade Paperback. Good Plus to Very Good. The second novel in Walker's award-winning mystery-thriller series featuring Molly Cates, a Texas-based crime reporter whose recently published book described the crimes of serial killer, Louie Bronk, now on death row. But Molly has begun to receive hints that she's being strongly… Read more
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THE MEXICAN TREE DUCK

by Crumley, James

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Published
1993
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Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780892963911
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£29.31

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New York: Mysterious Press, 1993. First Edition. . Trade Paperback. Good Plus to Very Good. The novel that marked the return of Crumley's hard-boiled anti-hero, Montana private detective C.W. Sughrue of "The Last Good Kiss", this time on a violent odyssey from Montana to Colorado to Texas to Mexico in search of the missing wife of a wealthy,… Read more
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FREEZE FRAME: A Movie Lover's Mystery

by Borton, Della

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Published
2000
Condition
Near Fine to Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780449004081
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£10.20

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New York: Fawcett/Ballantine, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. . Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine to Fine. from the author of "Fade To Black," a second mystery for lovers of movies and Hollywood, this one featuring Gilda Liberty, who inherited and is trying to restore Eden, Ohio's old Paradise Theater while her niece, a student movie maker, begins work… Read more
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