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Anansi Boys

By: Gaiman, Neil

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company Inc: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004221

Condition: Near Fine


Neal Gaiman may be best known for his novel American Gods. He is also the author of Neverwhere and Stardust. He has a strong and loyal following among readers of modern fiction. This is a Limited Edition First and it is signed by Gaiman on the limitation page. The volume is in fine condition and the dustjacket is not price-clipped. Neil Gaiman is one of fiction's most original talents. He now gives us a mythology for a modern age. It is complete with dark prophecy, family dysfunction, mystical deceptions, and killer birds. We are pleased to send pictures on request. View more info

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Ludmila - A Story of Liechtenstein

By: Gallico, Paul

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Liechtenstein, Quick: 1960

Edition: First Edition Later Printing

Seller ID: 000690

Condition: Very Good


This is the Fourth impression of the First edition of this interesting little book. A small book but a significant one. Paul Gallico was also the bestselling author of 'The Snow Goose' and 'Mrs. Arris Goes to Paris' among many other literary works. The book is dedicated to its subject Baroness Ludmila von Falz-Fein. It is Inscribed by her father, the Baron Von Falz-Fein, on the dedication page. No dustjacket is present. Contains beautiful illustrations. Another heart-warming story from Paul Gallico and a significant association copy. 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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Bookman Portfolio Christmas 1928: Portrait of John Galsworthy with Scenes Illustrating the Forsyte Saga

By: Galsworthy, John

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005438

Condition: Very Good


The Bookman Portfolio of 1928 contained four laid-in prints (suitable for framing). Three are in full color that illustrate scenes from John Galsworthy's 'The Forsyte Saga', and one marvelous photographic portrait in black and white of John Galsworthy. The photograph was executed by Raphael. This copy is in at least very good condition. The outer enclosing envelope is somewhat split at the crease and although it is still attached to itself, it is fragile. This is a tall (13" by 8 1/4") quarto printing and the four prints start with a very fine black and white portrait of John Galsworth... View more info

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Different Women Dancing

By: Gash, Jonathan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition Proof

Seller ID: 001010

Condition: Near Fine


From the author of the acclaimed Lovejoy series comes a new mystery that will keep you guessing from the first page to the last. The First Edition, published in 1997 is in fine condition as is its pictorial dustjacket. The proof shows some very minor wear from handling but is near fine and does not appear to have been read. Jonathan Gash is the author of 19 bestselling Lovejoy mysteries and we finally have a turn in direction for him. Still a mystery but not a Lovejoy. This book will please any lover of great mysteries with its suspenseful as well as sensual content. If you have never read a G... View more info

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Spontaneous Mind - Selected Interviews

By: Ginsberg, Allen

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005480

Condition: Near Fine


The Interviews collected in 'Spontaneous Mind' are indeed interviews of art and creativity. The book is in very near fine condition. It is in black boards with all corners square and no soiling or staining to the boards. At the extreme top of the spine there is a slight turning in towards the textblock but it is geometrically even and all material is present and not scratched. It is extremely minor. The dustjacket is also very near fine and if you look closely at the top of the spine panel there is a slight creasing that is virtually invisible and it does not seem to represent normal shelf-wea... View more info

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Frog Prince, The: An Autobiography

By: Girodias, Maurice

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005200

Condition: Very Good+


Maurice Girodias has been alternately described as the 'old king of porn' and the 'Lenin of the sexual revolution'. In truth he has been one of the most important behind-the-scenes figures in the history of modern literature. Girodias was the founder of the Olympia Press, the Paris publishing house to which so many talented twentieth-century writers gravitated when their works were considered too scandalous for everyone else. Anyone who knows the Olympia Press understands its importance in 20th century literature. This book is a first edition and first printing. It was Girodias who through muc... View more info

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Evensong

By: Godwin, Gail

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition Advance

Seller ID: 001393

Condition: Near Fine


Here is a beautiful advance reading copy of Gail Godwin's 1999 Evensong. Gail Godwin has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and the 1981 Award in Literature from the National Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. Three of her critically acclaimed novels were nominated for the National Book Award. She is a New York Times Bestselling author and this particular work is a wonderful example of her uncanny ability to touch the very core of human experience. Near fine copy of the Advance Reading copy. In Mylar cover for protection with Very minor soiling to fore-edge. There are no creases to the s... View more info

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Naked Empire

By: Goodkind, Terry

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Tor: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004736

Condition: As New


This is a very fine copy of the First Edition and First Printing of this title. It is signed by Terry Goodkind directly on the title page. Terry Goodkind creates a world of High Adventure, Brilliant storytelling and people and characters that you will never forget. A beautiful copy. View more info

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Stone Circle, The

By: Goshgarian, Gary

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Donald Fine books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001696

Condition: Fine


The Stone Circle is a Supernatural tale of an archeological dig in Boston Harbor which unearths what may be an ancient celtic spiritual site. Gary Goshgarian is also the author of Rough Beast. He has signed this book directly on the title page. Mystery and suspense author Robert B.Parker has said that "If you love Stephen King and Dean Koontz, you'll love The Stone Circle". Both the book and the dustjacket are in Fine condition and the dustjacket is not price-clipped. This is a great story and a very different kind of novel.We are happy to send pictures on request. View more info

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L is for Lawless

By: Grafton, Sue

Price: $49.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000460

Condition: Fine


Here is another great Kinsey Millhone novel from the prolific Sue Grafton. This book is in Fine, Unread condition and is signed directly on the title page. The dust jacket is also fine and there are no flaws to report. Kinsey's skills are about to be tested. She is about to meet her duplicitous match in a couple of world-class liars who literally take her for the ride of her life. This is Kinsey's twelfth foray into the alphabet of crime. America's borderline delinquent is back with her one-liners and her high energy level. This title is the fastest and funniest adventure in the series. We are... View more info

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Designed to Die

By: Green, Chloe

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Kensington: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000617

Condition: Fine


Here is the second Dallas O'Connor mystery from the skilled and perceptive hand of Chloe Green. Dallas is a tall blonde Texan with an eye for quality and a taste for the offbeat. She has a great reputation in the Fashion ad business but lately she is also earning a name as a savvy sleuth with an eye for solving the most baffling mysteries. This book is in As New condition and was signed for me personally at the Texas Festival of the Book in November of last year. The signature is directly on the title page. The dust jacket is also As New and is in Very fine condition. We are happy to send pic... View more info

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Bibliography: James A. Michener

By: Groseclose, David A.

Price: $99.00

Publisher: Austin Texas, State House Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002498

Condition: As New


This most important book is brand new and still in the original publisher's shrinkwrap. It is the Authoritative bibliography of the Works of James A. Michener and it is indispensable for the collector of James Michener books. You really cannot collect Michener unless you have this reference to verify First edition status and use exact descriptions of each title to identify the book correctly. It covers each book that Michener published in the order that they were published. It covers descriptive bibliographies of First editions as well as first printings and subsequent publications. It covers ... View more info

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Somebody Else's Music

By: Haddam, Jane

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002760

Condition: As New


Jane Haddam's stylishly written novels featuring Gregor Demarkian, retired chief of the FBI's Behavioral Sciences Unit, have delighted an ever-increasing number of readers over the years. This novel is her most compeeling crime novel to date. It is an exploration of how the past affects the present and the twisted workings of the human psyche. This book is in Very Fine condition and has never been read. It is signed by Jane Haddam on the half-title page. A compelling crime novel and another Gregor Demarkian book. This is the author's eighteenth novel. We are pleased to send pictures on reques... View more info

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Overload

By: Hailey, Arthur

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1979

Edition: First Edition Proof

Seller ID: 004463

Condition: Very Good


From the author of 'Airport' and 'Hotel' among other great catastrophe books, here is the proof copy of 'Overload'. Proof copies are published before the first edition and in very limited quantities. Therefore they are always more scarce than the first edition. This copy also has a letter from the publisher laid-in. This is another cool disaster novel about a total, and maybe permanent, power outage. I have not read the book but in reading the publishers description of it I think that it sounds like a lot of fun! The original publisher's sticker is attached to the front of the proof. The title... 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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War in South Africa

By: Harding, William

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Dominion Company: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004443

Condition: Very Good-


This is a Very interesting book that was written before 1899 and covers the Boer war in South Africa. The Front board is illustrated in color and shows rubbing. Spine panel shows much rubbing to the top and less so to the rest of the panel. Binding is slightly loose and the title page as well as the dedication page have become detached from it but this would be very easy to repair. Otherwise the book is holding well and it is well illustrated. There are many attitudes and statements in the book that today we would call Very incorrect politically but these things are enlightening as to the atti... View more info

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Hannibal

By: Harris, Thomas

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001702

Condition: Fine


Hannibal Lecter is back! This volume is a Fine copy of the First edition and First printing of 'Hannibal'. The book looks brand new and it has never been read. Published in 1999, this book can be hard to find in great condition. This novel was one of the most eagerly anticipated literary events of the last decade. 'Silence of the Lambs' rocketed to bestseller status as did this novel. Thomas harris takes us once again into the mind of a killer, crafting a chilling portrait of insidiously evolving evil. The book is a masterpiece of psychological suspense. We are pleased to send pictures on requ... View more info

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Hannibal

By: Harris, Thomas

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, William Heineman: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002001

Condition: Near Fine


In this, the third Hannibal Lecter novel, Dr. Lecter is back and he has some new and creative ideas! This is the United Kingdom first edition and first printing. The volume showing some very light toning and light shelf-wear with a bit of staining to the fore-edge. There is a very slight lean to the book. It really does not detract. Folks, if you have not read this book, and have only seen the movie, you are in for a major surprise at the end of the story. Apparently the film people never even considered putting the ending of the book into the movie. I suppose they thought that the book's endi... View more info

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Red Dragon

By: Harris, Thomas

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001515

Condition: Near Fine


This is the First Edition and First printing of the novel that introduced Hannibal Lechter to the world. It is the first in the series that was continued with Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal,and Hannibal Rising. It was made into a film quite some time ago called "Manhunter" and it was made into another film called "Red Dragon". The movie starred Anthony Hopkins as the lovable Dr. Lechter. This is a difficult book to find in collector's condition. This copy is in Near Fine condition. It is unread.The dustjacket is also in near fine condition with the tiniest bit of shelfwear to t... View more info