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Kiss Me, Judas  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Kiss Me, Judas - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Baer, Will C

New York: Viking. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1998. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0670881759 . A first edition/first printing in Fine condition housed in a dust-jacket with little scuffing, else Nearly Fine. Book is signed by the author Will C. Baer; Phineas Poe is an ex-cop who has just been released from psychiatric treatment and is now entering the hospital after a night with a mysterious woman named Jude leaves him with a lot of questions and a missing kidney ;... Read more
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$55.00
Becoming Madame Mao  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Becoming Madame Mao - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Min, Anchee

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket. 2000. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0618004076 . An impeccable first printing first edition in unread Very Fine condition in alike dustjacket, SIGNED by author Anchee Min with her unique signature directly on the title page; The story of Madame Mao Zedong, the woman known as the 'white-boned demon, ' whom many hold directly responsible for the excesses of the Cultural Revolution. Anchee Min describes the myth... Read more
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$45.00
The Rules of Life  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

The Rules of Life - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Weldon, Fay

New York: Harper & Row, Publishers. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1987. First Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. 0060157593 . First edition/first printing in Near Fine condition in alike dust-jacket; .
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$19.00
Why I Am Not A Christian and Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects

Why I Am Not A Christian and Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects

by Russell, Bertrand; edited by Paul Edwards

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1957. Russell's famous (not to say notorious) essay and 14 more, mostly on questions of morality & mortality, several anti-religion; includes an appendix by the editor recounting the 1940 'Bertrand Russell Case', in which the City College of New York's attempt to hire Russell as a professor of Philosophy was thwarted by religious zealots. Stated first [American] printing (first edition). Hardcover. General wear, gift note (for a bar-mitzvah!) on free... Read more
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$35.00
The Scold's Bridle  - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

The Scold's Bridle - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

by Walters, Minette

New York: St. Martin's Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1994. 1st US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0312113773 . A handsome first US edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket. Signed by author Minette Walters directly on the title page; Mathilda Gillespie's body was found two days after she had committed suicide, but what shocked Dr. Sarah Blakeney the most was the rusted metal cage obscuring the dead woman's face. What happened at Cedar... Read more
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$79.00
Continent  - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Continent - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

by Crace, Jim

New York: Harper & Row, Publishers. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1987. First US Edition; First Printing. Cloth. 0060157240 . First American edition/first printing in about Fine condition with trivial bumping to extremities in alike dust-jacket; ; [vi], 138 pages .
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$35.00
The Church in Bondage

The Church in Bondage

by R.A. Hilary Knox, Chaplain Fellow of Trinity College Oxford

London: The Society of SS. Peter & Paul, 1914. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 9" X 5 7/8. A very good+ copy in cream cloth covers with yellow lettering, design and decorative boards to front cover with matching title page, yellow lettering to the spine and rough page edges. Overall clean and fresh, with light marks to boards, slight browning to edges and spine and minor bumping to corners. Browning to endpapers otherwise clean and crisp pages and repaired tear to page 66 as seen... Read more
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£175.00
Fat Tuesday

Fat Tuesday

by Sandra Brown

Warner Books, 1997-06. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine /Fine . First Edition, 1st printing. Both book and DJ are Fine condition with no rips, tears or marks of any kind, clean, tight and straight. Email for photo
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$9.95
The James Flood Book of Motorcycling in Australia 1899-1980

The James Flood Book of Motorcycling in Australia 1899-1980

The James Flood Charity Trust, Footscray, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Fine Condition/Slipcased. In original numbered packing. Illustrator: photographic. Limited edition, this volume is number 3795 of a limited edition of 5000, and it and the slipcase are in excellent order. The fifth (and last) of this sought after series showcasing early motoring in Australia.
A comprehensive record of vintage, veteran and classic motorcycles in Australia from 1899 to 1980. In addition to the... Read more
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AU$350.00
Honorable Enemies  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Honorable Enemies - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Weber, Joe

New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1994. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0399139397 . An attractive first edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. SIGNED by author Joe Weber and inscribed to a military friend of his; Author's first book, a collection of stories .
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$39.00
Murder In E Minor  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Murder In E Minor - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Goldsborough, Robert

New York: Bantam. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1986. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A Fine first printing of the first edition in alike dust-jacket; .
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$34.00
Revitalize Your Corporate Culture: Powerful Ways to Transform Your Company  into a High-performance Organization  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Revitalize Your Corporate Culture: Powerful Ways to Transform Your Company into a High-performance Organization - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Ashby, Franklin C

Houston, TX: Cashman Dudley. Fine in Fine dust jacket. c1999. First Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. 0884152790 . A sharp first edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket with trivial edgewear; ; 312 pages .
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$19.00
The Lost City (Rick Brant Science Adventures)

The Lost City (Rick Brant Science Adventures)

by John Blaine

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1947. hardcover. Good/Good. First edition. Dust jacket has some minor edge wear and chips, now in new removable protective cover. Red boards with black print on spine and front. Pictorial end papers (map of Spindrift Island), with prior owner's name on front end paper, and also on front board. Pages are clean and unmarked. Grosset and Dunlap hard cover, with dust jacket, first edition, first printing 1947, 209 pages, illustration (frontispiece) uncredited. 8vo (7.5"" x 5"")... Read more
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$39.81
Men Dancing: Performers and Performances

Men Dancing: Performers and Performances

by BLAND, Alexander & PERCIVAL, John

New York: Macmillan, 1984. First. hardcover. very good/very good. Illustrated with many black-and-white photographs and several other figures. 176 pages. 4to, black cloth, dust wrapper. New York; Macmillan, (1984). First American Edition. Some light foxing at top edge and taped tear at rear panel of dust wrapper, still a very good copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper. Signed in full by Rudolf Nureyev and Mikhail Baryshnikov on the title page. Additionally signed by Nureyev on page 140.
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$350.00
Italian Backgrounds

Italian Backgrounds

by WHARTON, EDITH

First edition. With a photogravure frontispiece and 12 lovely tissue-guarded plates by E. C. Peixotto. Publisher's original dark green cloth beautifully decorated on the upper cover and spine after designs by Margaret Armstrong. The lettering on both the cover and spine is in gilt. A handsome and bright copy of this lovely book, internally very fresh and clean. The pages are uncut pages to side and bottom and gilded to top.The Armstrong binding is fresh, vivid and clean with minor evidence of age damage... Read more
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AU$500.00
Anna's Song  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Anna's Song - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Howitz, Bettina

New York: Vantage Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1993. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. 0533103150 . A charming first edition/first printing in Very Good+ condition with rubbing to edges and endpapers, lightly bumped corners in alike dust-jacket with lightly sunned spine and creases to front and rear flaps; .
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$19.00
The Death of Hitler: the Full Story with New Evidence from Secret Russian  Archives  -1st US Edition/1st Printing

The Death of Hitler: the Full Story with New Evidence from Secret Russian Archives -1st US Edition/1st Printing

by Petrova, Ada and Peter Watson

New York And London: W. W. Norton & Company. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1995. 1st US Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. 0393039145 . First American edition/first printing in Fine condition in like dust-jacket; ; B & W and Color Photographs/ Illustrations; 180 pages .
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$30.00
The Spoils of Time: A World History from the Dawn of Civilization Through  the Early Renaissance  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

The Spoils of Time: A World History from the Dawn of Civilization Through the Early Renaissance - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Wedgwood, C. V

Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1985. First Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. 0385092091 . A bright first edition/first printing in Very Good condition with pencil marks to table of contents, a few underlined passages, and writing to final leaf in alike dust jacket with light edgewear and rubbing and two closed tears to rear panel; 347 pages .
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$15.00
The March of the Cross  -1st US Edition/1st Printing

The March of the Cross -1st US Edition/1st Printing

by Cowie, Leonard W

New York, Toronto, And London: McGraw-Hill Book Co. , Inc.. Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. 1962. 1st US Edition; First Printing. Cloth. First printing of the first US edition in Good+ condition, with sunning along edges, soiling to pages and boards in a clipped Good+, chipped dust-jacket; An illustrated history of Christianity; B & W and Color Photographs/ Illustrations; 214 pages .
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$19.00
The Hireling's Tale  - 1st UK Edition/1st Printing

The Hireling's Tale - 1st UK Edition/1st Printing

by Bannister, Jo

London: Macmillan. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1999. 1st UK Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0333749561 . A handsome first UK edition/first printing in Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket. Signed and dated March, 1999, with "Warmest Regards" (without personalization) by author Jo Bannister directly on front free endpaper; ; A Castlemere Mystery .
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$55.00
Victory of Eagles

Victory of Eagles

by Naomi Novik

New York: Del Rey, 2008. first. hard cover. Very Good/Very Good. Craig D. Howell. First edition. Almost like new. Dust jacket is now in a new removable protective cover. Brown boards with gold print on red spine. Pages are clean and unmarked, with deckle edges. Del Rey hard cover with dust jacket, first edition 2008 (stated), first printing, complete number line. ISBN: 9780345496881, 332 pages, cover art by Craig D. Howell. 8vo (6.5"" x 9.5"") 5th in the Temeraire series, preceded by Empire of Ivory,... Read more
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$14.99
The Pirates  - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

The Pirates - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

by Fraser, George MacDonald

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1984. 1st US Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. First American edition/first printing in Near Fine, seemingly unread condition, faintly sunned spine/edges else fine, in alike dust-jacket. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number on front paste down. Rather scarce in collectible condition; .
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$29.00
The Dove in the Eagle's Nest (1866)

The Dove in the Eagle's Nest (1866)

by Yonge, Charlotte M. [Charlotte Mary Yonge]

London: Macmillan & Co., 1866. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. First Edition in Two Volumes. Two volumes uniformly rebound in late C20th maroon leather over maroon marbled boards, pastel blue endpapers. A little light foxing, otherwise crisp, tight, near fine..
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£65.00
The Cereal Murders  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

The Cereal Murders - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Davidson, Diane Mott

New York: Bantam Books. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1993. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0553095153 . An elegant first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with soiled page edges in alike dust jacket with light edgewear and small closed to upper spine. SIGNED by author Diane Mott Davidson directly on the title page; 303 pages .
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$29.00
Out on the Rim

Out on the Rim

by Ross Thomas

Mysterious Press, 1987-10. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine /Very Good. First Edition, 1st printing. Book is in Fine condition with no rips, tears or marks of any kind, clean, tight and straight. DJ shows light edge wear. Email for photo
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$9.95