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THE FOUNTAIN OF AGE

by Friedan, Betty

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Published
1993
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780671400279
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£15.20

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. In 1963, Friedan's "The Feminine Mystique" changed the way society viewed women, the way women viewed themselves. Thirty years later, "The Fountain Of Age" had much the same impact with the way older Americans saw themselves and their expectations as they aged. Signed… Read more
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AN AMERICAN PROPHET

by Green, Gerald

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing, First Trade Edition.
ISBN
9780385037099
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£52.37

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New York: Doubleday & Co., 1977. First Printing, First Trade Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The fourteenth novel from Green, who is perhaps better known for "The Last Angry Man," "To Brooklyn With Love," and "The Lotus Eaters, features an unlikely hero -- Daniel D. Vormund, 80 years old, a retired professor, who stands between the creatures… Read more
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JERICHO'S FALL

by Carter, Stephen L.

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Published
2009
Condition
Very Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780307272621
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£26.60

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New York: Knopf, 2009. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Fine/Very Fine. Carter's fourth novel is a spy-thriller features the terminally-ill former head of the CIA, Jericho Ainsley, and Beck DeForde, his former student and lover, who has come to Ainsley's house in the Colorado Rockies to say goodbye. She finds a house under seige by government… Read more
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A BOX OF MATCHES

by Baker, Nicholson

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Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780375502873
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£66.51

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New York: Random House, 2003. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Baker's sixth novel, the first since his excursion into non-fiction, "Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper," won the National Book Critics Circle Award, is reminiscent of his early fiction -- "Room Temperature" and "The Mezzanine." It features Emmett, a man in his forties… Read more
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SECOND SIGHT

by McCarry, Charles

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Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Printing, First Edition Thus.
ISBN
9781585678785
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£20.90

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New York: Overlook Duckworth, 2007. First Printing, First Edition Thus. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The fifth novel in McCarry's widely-praised spy-thriller series featuring CIA agent, Paul Christopher, now retired and living quietly in Washington until "The Outfit" calls for his help as its agents around the world are being kidnapped and interrogated by an unknown enemy with a diabolical… Read more
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MARIETTE IN ECSTASY

by Hansen, Ron

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Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, Later Printing.
ISBN
9780060182144
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£13.30

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New York: HarperCollins, 1991. First Edition, Later Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The fifth book for Hansen, a master of the historical novel, is set in 1906 when Mariette, a beautiful, seventeen-year-old postulant, enters a convent in upstate New York. When she begins to bleed from her hands, feet and side, the convent community is thrown into confused turmoil.… Read more
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THE GENERAL'S DAUGHTER

by DeMille, Nelson

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Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing, First Trade Edition.
ISBN
9780446513067
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£20.90

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New York: Warner Books, 1992. First Printing, First Trade Edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. The best-selling DeMille's seventh mystery-thriller and one of his best, featuring Paul Brenner and Cynthia Sunhill, members of the U.S. Army CID, investigating the rape and murder of the daughter of the legendary General "Fighting Joe" Campbell; Signed and Inscribed in black felt… Read more
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TYPEWRITTEN LETTER SIGNED

by Symons, Julian

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Published
1974
Condition
Near Fine to Fine
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£33.78

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London, 1974. Near Fine to Fine. A one-page letter, typewritten on a 5 3/4" x 8 1/4" sheet of stationery with printed letterhead: "37 Albert Bridge Road London SWII/01-622 3981." Dated "1 January 1974" and addressed to "Dear Mike," the first sentence reads: "No offense taken, just a few comments made." There follows four short paragraphs containing comments… Read more
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STRANGLER

by Hall, Parnell

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Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9781556111259
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£29.35

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New York: Donald I. Fine, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The fourth novel in Hall's highly-praised humorous mystery series featuring New York City private detective Stanley Hastings who's aware that it's more than passing strange that the clients he's routinely investigating for a law firm are being strangled one after the other; Signed by Hall… Read more
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DRAWING DEAD

by Hautman, Pete

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Published
1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780671793746
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£30.19

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Hautman's first novel is a darkly humorous look at the underbelly of Minneapolis where Joe Crow, an ex-cop who thinks he's a great poker player, lets spike-haired, leather-clad Laura Debrowski play a few hands for him and suddenly finds himself owing big time to a… Read more
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THE MORTAL NUTS

by Hautman, Pete

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Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780684810003
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£25.97

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The third novel in Hautman's series of darkly humorous crime thrillers (think Leonard or Hiaasen) set in the edgy, criminal underbelly of Minnesota features 73-year-old Axel Speeter and his equally senior friends Sam O'Gara and Tommy Fabian. In their younger days the trio made a… Read more
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L.A. OUTLAWS

by Parker, T. Jefferson

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Published
2008
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Very Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
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£30.19

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New York: Dutton/Penguin, 2008. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Fine/Very Fine. The fifteenth mystery-thriller from this multiple Edgar Award winner, features a modern day Robin Hood who calls herself Allison Murietta and gives a large share of her booty to charity. No one gets hurt until a job ends with ten Los Angeles gangsters slaughtered and… Read more
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VINEYARD BLUES

by Craig, Philip R.

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Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780684834559
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£23.44

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. The eleventh novel in Craig's highly-praised mystery series set on Martha's Vineyard and featuring retired Boston cop, J.W. Jackson, this time investigating the death of a legendary African-American bluesman. Signed by Craig on the Title Page. Top edge of text is slightly soiled,… Read more
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OTHERWISE KNOWN AS MURDER

by McGaughey, Neil

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Published
1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780684196749
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£32.73

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1994. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The first novel from mystery critic McGaughey is this bibliomystery featuring Kyle Malachi, better known as nationally syndicated mystery reviewer Stokes Moran. Malachi/Moran, about to sit down to write his own first mystery accepts a lucrative assignment from his agent to track down Seymour Severe,… Read more
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MY DARK PLACES

by Ellroy, James

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Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780679441854
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£20.90

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New York: Knopf, 1996. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. This is the True Crime memoir of author James Ellroy, whose mother, Jean, was murdered in Los Angeles in 1958 when the author was ten years old. This book is the story of the police investigation of the murder, which remained unsolved, and of Ellroy's own investigation… Read more
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NORTH STAR CONSPIRACY

by Monfredo, Miriam Grace

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Published
1993
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780312093556
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£11.61

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. This bibliomystery is the second novel in Monfredo's historical mystery series set in the 1850s and '60s in Seneca Falls in Upstate New York, site of the first Women's Rights Convention and a stop on the Underground Railroad. It features, as did her first… Read more
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BURGLARS CAN'T BE CHOOSERS

by Block, Lawrence

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Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Printing, Second Edition.
ISBN
9780525939436
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£24.28

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New York: Dutton/Penguin, 1995. First Printing, Second Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Originally published by Random House in 1977, this novel was the first in the award-winning Block's highly-successful and widely-praised mystery series featuring New York City bookseller/burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr. Now re-issued, with an afterword by Block describing how Bernie came to be, this copy of the First Printing… Read more
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THE BLUE HOUR

by Parker, T. Jefferson

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Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780786862887
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£19.21

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New York: Hyperion, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The Edgar Award-winning Parker's seventh crime-thriller is set in Southern California and features a pair of loner cops, Tim Hess, a veteran fighting a losing battle with cancer, and Marci Raybourn, a young ambitious woman who's filed a sexual harrassment suit against some fellow officers.… Read more
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BURNING DOWN THE HOUSE

by Raphael, Lev

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Published
2001
Condition
Very Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780802733658
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£20.90

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New York: Walker & Co., 2001. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Fine/Fine. The third novel in this critic-turned-writer's satiric mystery series featuring Nick Hoffman, amateur sleuth and professor at the State University of Michigan, a place where the Borgias and the Marx brothers would equally be at home; Signed by Raphael on the title page; unread… Read more
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THE TWO MINUTE RULE

by Crais, Robert

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Published
2006
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780743281614
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£20.90

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Crais' thirteenth mystery-thriller features ex-con Max Holman, who completes his sentence and leaves prison to attempt a reconciliation with his son, a Los Angeles cop. Holman discovers his son and three other cops were gunned down in a revenge killing the night before Holman's release… Read more
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