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Two O'Clock Eastern Wartime - thumb

By: Dunning, John

Price: $99.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000313

Condition: Fine


This beautiful book is in fine condition. The dust jacket is also Fine. This is the 'Fingerprint Edition'. There were 2500 Fingerprint copies printed. Each copy has one of Mr. Dunning's fingerprints in it on a special page that basically, but with humor, explains these books. This copy has Dunning's thumb fingerprint, which is said to have been 30% of the total printing. Mr. Dunning has signed the book directly on the fingerprint page. From the author of Booked To Die a... View more info

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Two O'Clock Eastern Wartime - index fingerprint

By: Dunning, John

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000385

Condition: Fine


John Dunning's latest book is an exciting departure from his highly acclaimed bibliomysteries. This beautiful book is in fine condition. The dust jacket is also fine. This is the 'Fingerprint Edition'. There were 2500 Fingerprint copies printed. Each copy has one of Mr. Dunning's fingerprints in it on a special page that basically, but with humor, explains these books. This copy has Dunning's index fingerprint, which is said to have been 35% of the total printing. Mr. D... View more info

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Island of the Day Before, The

By: Eco, Umberto

Price: $59.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt and Brace: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002101

Condition: Fine


From the author of The Name of the Rose and Foucault's Pendulum, this First trade US edition is in Very Fine condition. It was published by Harcourt and Brace in 1994. This novel is a romance of navigation and science in the mid-seventeenth century. This author is a giant of serious modern literature and is a true pleasure to read. We are pleased to send pictures on request. View more info

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American War Ballads and Lyrics- 2 Vols

By: Eggleston, George Cary

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004746

Condition: Very Good+


This is a most interesting two volume set. It was published in 1889 and contains lyrics from all the way back to the revolutionary war. Later the two volumes were combined into one. This is the original format.This is the First edition and the two volumes are bound in a highly decorated cloth with gilt decorations both on part of the boards and on the spines. The books reside in a custom slipcase that was made for them and they make a great presentation. Each volume has ... View more info

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Felix Holt: The Radical

By: Eliot, George

Price: $775.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1866

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003963

Condition: Very Good+


George Eliot was one of our finest 19th century novelists. She was also responsible for Silas Marner as well as The Mill on the Floss. The is a gorgeous three volume set of the First edition of Felix Holt: The Radical. The volumes are in half-leather over marbled boards and the endpapers are marbled as well. The spines are finely and intricately decorated in gilt and all of the edges are marbled. The textblocks are absolutely clean with no foxing and the book is printed ... View more info

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On Poetry and Poets - Review Copy

By: Eliot, T.S.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Strauss and Cudahy: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition Advance

Seller ID: 004937

Condition: Fine


This is the First edition of this title and it is a hardcover advance review copy with a review slip from the publisher laid in. The book is in Fine condition with clean boards, bright lettering on the spine and blindstamping on the front board. The lower right corner of the front board is very slightly bumped. The dustjacket is in at least Very Good condition and it is not price-clipped. There is very light soiling to the front and rear panels and the spine panel is lig... View more info

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Confidential Clerk, The

By: Eliot, T.S.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt and Brace: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004460

Condition: Very Good


First American edition of T.S. Eliots verse play. The book is in very good condition but the ffep is missing (blank page at the front of a book). The dustjacket is in Very Good - condition with some wear and a tear to the lower right corner of the back panel. However it is not price-clipped. This work is considered to be a masterpiece by many afficionados of poetry and drama. A nice copy. View more info

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After Life

By: Ellis, Rhian

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001695

Condition: Fine


Here is a Fine copy of a wonderful novel. The book's condition is excellent as is its dustjacket. This book is absolutely clean and new. The dustjacket is not price-clipped. After Life is the story of Naomi Ash who lives in the town of "Train Line", a lake community in Western New York State. "Train Line" is home to mediums and spiritualists, table levitators and professional clairvoyants. A place where "message services" lure tourists during the ... View more info

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Spider Kiss

By: Ellison, Harlan

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Armchair Detective Library: 1990

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004624

Condition: Fine


Harlan Ellison is an amazingly prolific writer in both the science fiction and the mystery and suspense genres. This volume is in Fine condition and it is signed by Mr. Ellison directly on the title page. Spider Kiss is a tough-minded suspense novel about the early days of rock'n'roll and this novel has endured. It was originally published in paperback in 1961 and since then the novel has become something of a cult icon. The story has been flippantly called a 'Horatio Al... View more info

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Cold Six Thousand, The

By: Ellroy, James

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Century: 2001

Edition: First Edition Proof

Seller ID: 002000

Condition: Fine


From the N.Y. Times best-selling author of L.A. Confidential and My Dark Places comes an outstanding work of Epic fiction. This is a fine United Kingdom Proof. James Ellroy's high velocity, best-selling novels have redefined noir for our times. His books propel us to within inches of the dark realities of America's recent history. This book, his most explosive and ambitious yet, puts the whole of the 1960's under examination. It begins on the day of the Kennedy assassina... View more info

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Cold Six Thousand, The

By: Ellroy, James

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Century: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001999

Condition: Fine


From the N.Y. Times best-selling author of L.A. Confidential and My Dark Places comes an outstanding work of Epic fiction. This is a fine United Kingdom first in a Fine dustjacket and Signed by Mr. Ellroy. James Ellroy's high velocity, best-selling novels have redefined noir for our times. His books propel us to within inches of the dark realities of America's recent history. This book, his most explosive and ambitious yet, puts the whole of the 1960's under examination.... View more info

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My Dark Places

By: Ellroy, James

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002182

Condition: Near Fine


Jean Ellroy, the author's mother, was murdered in 1958. Her body was dumped on a roadway in a run-down suburb of Los Angeles. The killer was never found and the case was closed. A sordid homicide that nobody remembered, Except her son James Ellroy. He was ten-years-old when his mother died. He grew up obsessed with murdered women and crime which of course led him to a carreer in writing. My Dark Places is the story of Jean and James Ellroy from 1958 to all past points an... View more info

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Big Nowhere, The

By: Ellroy, James

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002948

Condition: Near Fine


Here is a beautiful copy of a scarce James Ellroy novel. Published in 1988 this copy looks like it was published yesterday with just two exceptions. There is a very small area of discoloration to the front board. Actually it is just a little lighter in tone than the rest of the cover. There is also the tiniest bit of shelf-wear to the bottom of the spine panel on the dustjacket. It is virtually invisible. The novel takes place in 1950's Los Angeles and deals with the ... View more info

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Malinche

By: Esquivel, Laura

Price: $59.00

Publisher: Atria: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004257

Condition: As New


From the author of Like Water for Chocolate comes a new and completely different novel. It is the story of the passionate and tragic love affair between the conquistador Hernan Cortes and his interpreter Malinalli. Throughout Mexican history, Malinalli has been reviled for her betrayal of the Indian people. However, recent historical research has shown that her role was much more complex. Bursting with lyricism and vivid imagery, this wonderful historical novel finally u... View more info

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Loop, The

By: Evans, Nicholas

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004186

Condition: Fine


This is a new and unread book from bestselling author Nicholas Evans who also wrote The Horse Whisperer and several other bestsellers. The book is in very fine condition with no shelfwear and no bumped corners. The dustjacket is also very fine and it is not price-clipped. Nicholas Evans has signed this volume directly on the title page. A Pack of wolves makes a sudden savage return to the Rocky Mountain ranching town of Hope, Montana. A Century earlier the wolves had bee... View more info

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Well of Lost Plots

By: Fforde, Jasper

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004026

Condition: Fine


Many book lovers and book collectors have been delighted with Jasper Fforde's series of novels that star the incredible Literary Detective "Thursday Next". Although each book stands alone as an individual story, each novel also connects to the larger story of the Adventures of Thursday Next. The series began with the international bestseller The Eyre Affair, and then continued with Lost in a Good Book, The Well of Lost Plots, Something Rotten, and The Big Over Ea... View more info

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Something Rotten

By: Fforde, Jasper

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004025

Condition: Fine


Many book lovers and book collectors have been delighted with Jasper Fforde's series of novels that star the incredible Literary Detective "Thursday Next". Although each book stands alone as an individual story, each novel also connects to the larger story of the Adventures of Thursday Next. The series began with the international bestseller The Eyre Affair, and then continued with Lost in a Good Book, The Well of Lost Plots, Something Rotten, and The Big Over Ea... View more info

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Lost in a Good Book

By: Fforde, Jasper

Price: $185.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author. Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 004023

Condition: Fine


This is the United Kingdom True First edition and First Printing of this wonderful international blockbuster. This is the sequel to 'The Eyre Affair' and it is a great read. Both the book and the dustjacket are in Fine condition and the dustjacket still shows its price of 17.99 British Pounds. The volume is signed directly on the title page by Jasper Fforde and this is the second volume of a series of Bibliomystery-Fantasy novels. They feature one of the most interesting... View more info

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Big Over Easy, The

By: Fforde, Jasper

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004022

Condition: Fine


Many book lovers and book collectors have been delighted with Jasper Fforde's series of novels that star the incredible Literary Detective "Thursday Next". Although each book stands alone as an individual story, each novel also connects to the larger story of the Adventures of Thursday Next. The series began with the international bestseller The Eyre Affair, and then continued with Lost in a Good Book, The Well of Lost Plots, Something Rotten, and The Big Over Ea... View more info

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Last Klick, The - Galley Proof

By: Flynn, Robert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Baskerville Publishers: 1994

Edition: First Edition Proof

Seller ID: 005514

Condition: Very Good+


This is Robert Flynn's eighth novel and it is a terrific story. This volume is an uncorrected Galley Proof and is bound in wraps(large trade paperback). Proofs are published in very small quantities and their purpose is to allow the author and the publisher to check for any changes that are needed before the publication of the First edition. The Proof precedes the First edition and is much more scarce. This volume is in at least Very Good condition. There is a small turn... View more info