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Listening Woman

by Hillerman, Tony

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Squid Ink Books
Published
2007
Condition
Fine minus
Edition
1st printing this edition
Item Price
$75.00

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First printing of the Sidewinder edition, Fine minus, unread book with very slight touches of wear at spine ends, in a Fine dust jacket. This was Hillerman's third Joe Leaphorn mystery. Introduction by Peter MacDonald, past Chairman of the Navajo Nation. Dust jacket art and illustrations by the Navajo artist Ernest Franklin. This copy has been signed by Tony Hillerman… Read more
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$75.00
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Dance Hall of the Dead

by Hillerman, Tony

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Squid Ink Books
Published
2007
Condition
Fine minus
Edition
1st printing this edition
Item Price
$75.00

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First printing of the Sidewinder edition, Fine minus, unread book with slight edge wear bottom of spine, in a Fine minus dust jacket with edge wear bottom of spine. This was Hillerman's second Joe Leaphorn mystery. Introduction by Margaret Coel. Dust jacket art and illustrations by the Navajo artist Ernest Franklin. This copy has been signed by Tony Hillerman and… Read more
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$75.00
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The Blessing Way

by Hillerman, Tony

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Squid Ink Books
Published
2006
Condition
Fine minus
Edition
1st printing this edition
Item Price
$95.00

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First printing of the Sidewinder edition, Fine minus, unread book with slight waviness to page block, in a Fine dust jacket. This was Hillerman's first mystery and it featured Joe Leaphorn, a Navajo Nation policeman. Introduction by Ernie Bulow of Buffalo Medicine Books. Dust jacket art and illustrations by Navajo artist Ernest Franklin. This copy has been signed on the… Read more
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$95.00
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The Mediterranean Caper

by Cussler, Clive

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Squid Ink Books
Published
2013
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st printing of this edition
Item Price
$40.00

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This is the 1st printing of the 40th anniversary edition of the first Dirk Pitt adventure, including a new preface by Cussler. A Fine book in a Fine minus jacket that has a bit of rubbing and a very slight scratch to back panel. From the front flap: On a quiet Greek Island, A U.S. Air Force base has come… Read more
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$40.00
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Cyclops

by Cussler, Clive

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st printing
Item Price
$30.00

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Near Fine book that has soft spine ends and bit of a bow to page block top of spine; in a Very Good to Near Fine jacket that has touch of wear to edges and corners, mild rubbing to panels, and two slight scratches to front panel that do not break the mylar. The eighth Dirk Pitt adventure ranges from… Read more
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$30.00
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The Bookman's Wake

by Dunning, John

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1995
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st printing
Item Price
$25.00

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Near Fine book with some shelf wear and slight pushes at spine ends, in a Near Fine jacket with light edge wear. This is Dunning s second Cliff Janeway mystery focused on collectible books. Dunning has inscribed this to Chris, signed as John, and dated 4-1-95. Chris McPhee, was once co-owner of the store, Murder by the Book, located in… Read more
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$25.00
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The Owl and the Pussy Cat

by Cameron, Owen

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st printing
Item Price
$20.00

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Very Good book with soft and slightly frayed spine ends and slight page toning; in a Good dust jacket that has light soiling back panel, edge and corner wear with chips to top of spine and age toning to spine. Noted on jacket – Murder on a slow boat to China. Very hard to find title.
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$20.00
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Where is the Baby?

by Vale-Allen, Charlotte

Seller
Squid Ink Books
Published
2002
Condition
Fine minus
Edition
1st UK printing
Item Price
$25.00

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First UK edition, Fine minus, apparently unread book, in pictorial boards with slightest touch of wear bottom corners; in a Fine minus jacket with touch of edge wear and rubbing to back panel. Front flap has price in both dollars and pounds. This copy has been signed by Vale-Allen on the title page. Very hard to find this title signed.
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$25.00
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The Dying of the Light

by Richardson, Robert

Seller
Squid Ink Books
Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st printing
Item Price
$15.00

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Near Fine book that has tiny bump top corner front board, and typical slight page edge toning. Opens easily to the title page. Dust jacket is Near Fine with some waviness and slight sun fade to spine. This copy signed by Richardson on the title page and dated March 16, 1990. This is the fourth Augustus Maltravers, an amateur sleuth,… Read more
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$15.00
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Seven Black Stones

by Hager, Jean

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1995
Condition
Fine minus
Edition
1st printing
Item Price
$15.00

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Fine minus unread book that has slight age toning along edges of boards and very tiny bump bottom back board; in a Near Fine dust jacket that has mild rubbing and several light overwrite impressions back panel. The third Molly Bearpaw mystery, signed by Hager on the title page.
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$15.00
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A Carrot for the Donkey

by Roberts, Les

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1989
Condition
Fine minus
Edition
1st printing
Item Price
$20.00

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Fine minus unread book with slight crimp top of spine, in a Fine minus jacket with touch of wear spine ends and along front flap fold. This copy has been signed on the title page. A screen actor Saxon mystery; Roberts' fourth book.
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$20.00
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Bullets

by Brewer, Steve

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Squid Ink Books
Published
2003
Condition
Fine mius
Edition
1st printing
Item Price
$20.00

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Fine minus unread book with slight crimps at spine ends, in a Fine dust jacket. This copy signed by Brewer on the title page. A stand-alone mystery set in Las Vegas.
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$20.00
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Cranks and Shadows

by Constantine, K. C.

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1995
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st printing
Item Price
$20.00

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Near Fine book with crimps to spine ends and a hints of a bump bottom corners, in a Near Fine jacket with touch of edge and corner wear and light vertical rubs both panels. Signed on half title page. The last book in the Mario Balzac series.
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$20.00
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Dutch Treat

by Leonard, Elmore (Intro. George F. Will)

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st printing of this edition
Item Price
$20.00

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Book contains three early novels: The Hunted; Swag; Mr. Majestyk; with Intro. by George F. Will. Very Good book that has edge and corner wear, soft at spine ends, bit loose at spine, old sticker rub front end page; in a Good to Very Good dust jacket that has light edge and corner wear, some rubbing, overwrite impressions, just a… Read more
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$20.00
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Hammett Homicides

by Hammett, Dashiell (Ellery Queen, Intro.)

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1946
Condition
Good to Very Good
Edition
1st printing
Item Price
$35.00

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Trade size, unread paperback; Good to Very Good book with edge and corner wear and slight color loss, light wrinkling to corners, with age yellowing of pages. Tiny black spot top edge title page. No spine crease. Stories selected by Ellery Queen: Four Continental Op, a Chief of Police Anderson, and a Guy Tharp.
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$35.00
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The Story Teller

by Coel, Margaret

Seller
Squid Ink Books
Published
1998
Condition
Fine minus
Edition
1st printing
Item Price
$15.00

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Fine minus unread book that has light crimping to spine ends, in a Fine dust jacket. This copy has been signed by Coel on the title page. This is the fourth Vicky Holden and Father John O'Malley mystery set on the Arapaho Wind River Reservation in Wyoming.
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$15.00
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The Ghost Walker

by Coel, Margaret

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1996
Condition
Fine minus
Edition
1st printing
Item Price
$20.00

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Fine minus unread book that has light crimping to spine ends, in a Fine minus dust jacket that has slight rubbing. This copy has been signed by Coel on the title page and also has a Ghost Walker bookmark laid-in. This is the second Vicky Holden and Father John O'Malley mystery set on the Arapaho Wind River Reservation in Wyoming.
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$20.00
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Monk's-hood

by Peters, Ellis

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1980
Condition
Good
Edition
1st UK printing
Item Price
$35.00

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First UK edition, Good book with bumps and wear to bottom corners, pushed at spine ends, light soiling to page block with a small brown spot bottom of pages to p.13, further detraction is a large bookplate to front end page; in a Good dust jacket with clear tape reinforcements at spine ends and end of folds, rubbing to both… Read more
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$35.00
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The Case of the Dancing Sandwiches

by Brown, Fredric

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1950
Condition
Fine minus
Edition
PBO 1st
Item Price
$225.00

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A paperback original. Book has been bound into hard cover boards with quarter leather by Dr. Arthur W. Weyesse in 1952. Boards are Very Good with small stain to front and edge and corner wear. Dancing Sandwiches and Brown stamped to spine. Book is Fine minus with age toning to pages and appears unread. Unusual item.
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$225.00
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Words, Weather and Wolfmen

by Hillerman, Tony and Ernie Bulow

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1989
Condition
Fine minus
Edition
1st limited edition
Item Price
$400.00

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Subtitled Conversations with Tony Hillerman.Fine minus, unread book that has small abrasion on back board, in a Near Fine slipcase that has mild shelf wear and some light soiling. Book bound in greenish beige boards with quarter leather spine and gold lettering. Slipcase is also greenish beige. This was going to be Bulow's "super limited", i.e. lettered edition. However he… Read more
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$400.00