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Gifted Trust

By: Allen, John Paul

Price: $59.00

Publisher: Duluth Georgia, Biting Dog Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003160

Condition: As New


Here is a wonderful addition to the genre of Horror novels. It is a First edition in the original wraps and is in the form of a large trade paperback. It is signed directly on the title page by the author, John Paul Allen, the editor, Nancy Collins, and the cover artist, Alan M. Clark. This is one of only fifty copies that were signed this way for promotional purposes. Also included with this volume is a publisher's promotional card that was issued for the first edition. The book is in as new condition and it has never been read. The plot deals with a head coach at an alternative high school i... View more info

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Who are you, Linda Condrick?

By: Carlon, Patricia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Soho: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition Advance

Seller ID: 002154

Condition: Fine


This outstanding mystery is an Advance Reader's copy published before the First Edition in August 2002. These advance reading copies are printed in very small quantities for the purposes of authors and publishers to check and correct anything that may need to be changed before the First edition is published. This advance copy is in Mass Market Paperback format and it is in Fine condition. No bumped corners, no creases to the spine and it has clearly never been read before. On a remote sheep station in the Australian Outback, a murder occurs and suspicion falls on the outsider, Linda Condrick. ... View more info

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Girl With a Pearl Earing

By: Chevalier, Tracy

Price: $149.00

Publisher: Norwalk CT, Easton Press:

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 006379

Condition: New


This As-New Signed volume is still in the Original publisher's Shrinkwrap. Anything that appears as markings or defects on the photo are only the result of scanning through the Shrinkwrap.This is The New York Times bestselling novel by the author of Remarkable Creatures and The Last Runaway. Translated into thirty-nine languages and made into an Oscar-nominated film, starring Scarlett Johanson and Colin Firth Tracy Chevalier transports readers to a bygone time and place in this richly-imagined portrait of the young woman who inspired one of Vermeer's most celebrated paintings. History and fict... View more info

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Patriot Games

By: Clancy, Tom

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition Advance

Seller ID: 001452

Condition: Near Fine


"Patriot Games" is Tom Clancy's third novel. This volume is a Very near fine copy of the Advance Reading Copy (ARC) to this international bestseller.The Lower front wrap has a slightly bent corner. Otherwise the book is beautiful and Very clean. Clancy's first novel was "The Hunt for Red October". It was published in 1984 and was an instant international bestseller, selling 350,000 hardcovers and 3,000,000 paperbacks. His second novel was "Red Storm Rising" which also became an international best seller. This copy of "Patriot Games" is the rare pre-first edition... View more info

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Dark Hollow

By: Connolly, John

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2000

Edition: First Edition Proof

Seller ID: 004437

Condition: Fine


From the author of 'Every Dead Thing'. Connelly's detective Charlie 'Bird" Parker returns to uncover a legacy of evil that has haunted Maine citizens for decades. Fine Proof copy published before the First edition. Proofs are printed before the First edition in very limited quantities and are always more rare than the First edition. Tight and unread. View more info

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Valhalla Rising

By: Cussler, Clive

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Aliso Viejo Ca, Cahill: 2001

Edition: First Edition Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004386

Condition: As New


This is a Fine First edition of another Dirk Pitt novel from the prolific Clive Cussler. It is a limited, signed edition issued by Cahill Publishing in July of 2001 one month before the publication of the first trade edition in August of 2001. There were 552 copies for sale of which this is #369. The volume is signed by Mr. Cussler on the Limitation Page. The boards are marbled in blue and the book resides in a decorative slipcase. The book is just beautiful and makes a great presentation. This is a brand new book and it has never been read. In the middle of its maiden voyage, a luxury cruise ... View more info

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Spy Hook

By: Deighton, Len

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1988

Edition: First Edition Proof

Seller ID: 000934

Condition: Very Good+


From the author of "The Ipcress File" and "Funeral in Berlin" comes another great book by the master of the Spy Novel, this is the first book of Deighton's Hook, Line, and Sinker trilogy in rare proof format. Fine Proof copy published before the First edition. Very slight toning to the rear wraps. Proofs are printed before the First edition in very limited quantities and are always more rare than the First edition. As are most proofs, this book is in Trade Paperback format. Any novel by Mr. Deighton will carry you along with a feeling of suspense that is astonishing. His proofs... View more info

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Underworld - UK First Edition

By: Delillo, Don

Price: $120.00

Publisher: London, Picador: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000343

Condition: Fine


From the author of Great Jones Street and The Body Artist comes a truly monumental work of modern literature. Underworld has been described as Don Delillo's greatest and most powerful work of fiction. The British firsts of this novel were published in much smaller quantities than the American First and thus are more difficult items to find. This First British Edition is in Fine condition as is its dust wrapper. The dustjacket is covered in a thick Mylar book protector. This volume is clean and tight. This is a large work of 827 pages.This beautiful book makes an outstanding presentation and wi... View more info

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Underworld - US Proof

By: Delillo, Don

Price: $99.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1997

Edition: First Edition Proof

Seller ID: 000157

Condition: Very Good+


From the author of "Great Jones Street" and "The Body Artist" comes a truly monumental work of modern literature. Underworld has been described as Don Delillo's greatest and most powerful work of fiction. The Proof is in Very Good Plus to Near Fine condition and shows only a few creases to the spine showing that someone read the beginning of the proof. The book is protected by a clear mylar bookcovering. Otherwise it is clean and tight. This is a large work of 827 pages. Mr. Delillo is the author of eleven novels and he has won the National Book Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award... 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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Mrs Arris Goes to New York

By: Gallico, Paul

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004435

Condition: Near Fine


From the author of 'Mrs. Arris Goes to Paris' and many other fine works such as 'The Snow Goose' which were bestsellers when they were published. This Book is fine but for a small address sticker affixed to the top right corner of the ffep (Front Free Endpaper). The Dustjacket is about Very Good+ with a bit of shelfwear. The Back panel has a small Brentanos price sticker (very old). This is a humorous and enjoyable romp with Mrs. Arris in New York. View more info

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Nightmare Town

By: Hammet, Dashiell

Price: $59.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1999

Edition: First Edition Proof

Seller ID: 001649

Condition: Near Fine


From the author of 'The Maltese Falcon" this proof contains twenty long unavailable stories. It is very rare to see a proof from an author of this caliber. Obviously published posthumously, this proof is in very good + condition with a small crease to the lower right corner of the front panel. Light creasing on the front and rear wraps but a really nice copy. Proofs are published in small quantities before the first edition and are therefore more scarce than the first edition. A man on a bender enters a small town and ends up unraveling the dark mystery of it's heart. Sam Spade confronts t... View more info

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Something Happened

By: Heller, Joseph

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007060

Condition: Very Good+


With the death of Joseph Heller in 1999 America lost one of it most beloved authors. This is an excellent copy of the First Edition of Something Happened, Joseph Heller's first novel after Catch-22. The book is in at least Very Good+ condition with just a hint of wear to the bottom edge and a touch of fading to the very extreme top of the boards. The text block is absolutely clean and the binding is tight. The red coating on the top edge, which so often is seen in a mottled state with this title, is almost perfect. All corners are square. The dustjacket is Very Good+ with no rips or tears and ... View more info

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Swan Thieves, The

By: Kostova, Elizabeth

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Little Brown Company: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 006250

Condition: As New


From the author of 'The Historian' the most creative vampire story that I have ever read. This is a First edition and First printing of this wonderful novel. The book is signed on the title page. This offering is in Fine condition with all corners square and no bumps or dings. The dustjacket is also Fine and it is not price clipped. A beautiful book. This is a book about obsession and Art.. Andrew Marlow, a psychiatrist, has a perfectly ordered life--solitary, perhaps, but full of devotion to his profession and the painting hobby he loves. This order is destroyed when the renowned painter Robe... View more info