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Psychopath

By: Ablow, Keith

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004182

Condition: Fine


This volume is in Fine condition as is its dustjacket. The dustjacket is not price-clipped. Keith Ablow has signed this book directly on the first blank page. Forensic psychiatrist Frank Vlevenger confronts the ulitmate opponent. It is a serial killer who is also a brilliant psychiatrist, with an amazing ability to burrow into the deepest resesses of the human miond. A gripping tale. We are pleased to send pictures on request. View more info

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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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Mohop Mogande

By: Alpert, Stanley L.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Alpert's Bookery Inc.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002178

Condition: Fine


A man from India is brought by ambulance to the hospital. He was found naked and unconscious on a snow covered road in Vermont. He is apparently in a coma but his vital signs make no sense to the doctors. Thge hospital does not want to treat him because he has no insurance. A sympathetic nurse decides to take care of the man in her home. When the man whose name is "Mogande" awakes his mystical powers are illuminated (literally) and the doctors want to research this phenomenom. This story is a gripping account of that process and this man's wonderful powers. This book is in Very Fine co... View more info

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Comrades: Brothers,Fathers,Heroes,Sons,Pals

By: Ambrose, Stephan E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1999

Edition: First Edition Proof

Seller ID: 005394

Condition: Near Fine


This proof is in new condition with all corners square , no creases to the spine, and a pristine textblock. Proofs are pre-first edition and as such are printed in very small quantities. They are given only to the author, the publisher, and book reviewers. Consequently the uncorrected proof is more rare than the First edition. Stephen Ambrose was a well known, if controversial, historian. He wrote 'Undaunted Courage' about the Lewis and Clark expedition as well as 'Citizen Soldiers' and 'D-Day' and 'Band of Brothers'. His writing style is fluid and expressive. This book appears to be a series ... View more info

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Exit Lady Masham

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Franklin Center PA, Franklin Library: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001333

Condition: As New


Here is another beautiful Leather-Bound First edition from the Franklin Library. The volume is in Very Fine condition and I only removed it from its shrink-wrap to verify the signature. It is as tight and as clean as the day it was published in 1983. It is bound in Beautiful red leather with raised hubs on the spine and ornate gilt decoration on the spine and boards. The endpapers are marbled. The volume also has a bound-in satin bookmark. It contains a special introduction to this Edition written by Louis Auchincloss, which appears in no other edition of this title. The story of this book is ... View more info

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Regulators, The

By: Bachman, Richard (Stephen King)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005432

Condition: Near Fine


This novel was written by Richard Bachman which is a pseudonym for Stephen King. King wrote several other books under this name such as 'Thinner'. The novel is a First Edition and a First Printing with the number 0996 at the bottom of the inside front flap. It is in Near Fine condition with two very small spots on the front board. The corners are square and the textblock is pristine. There is a very, very, light pencil line to the bottom edge and it is almost invisible. The dustjacket is also very near fine and only shows some tiny shelf wear to the top of the spine panel. It will probably dis... View more info

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Jake and Mimi

By: Baldwin, Frank

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown Company: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition Advance

Seller ID: 000451

Condition: Fine


A dazzling erotic thriller about attraction, seduction, and murder. The First Edition Advance reading copy is published before the first edition in very small quantities making it more scarce than the first editon. Mimi is a young professional with a good job and a stable life. She also has a Fiance. That is until her attraction to the most notorious seduction artist at her office. Jake is that man. His attraction to MImi causes him to rethink his life's greatest pleasures: The art of the chase and the gleam of submission. There is also a third person in this mix who loves Mimi from afar. "... View more info

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Galilee

By: Barker, Clive

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005225

Condition: Near Fine


Clive Barker has brought us so many wonderful books like 'Weaveworld' and 'Everville'. He has also written books for young adults that are not quite so scary but more in the fantasy line. This book is in near fine condition and would be rated fine but for a slightly bumped corner on the upper rear board (under the dustjacket). It does not detract from the book. This book is new and unread and it is signed directly on the title page by Clive Barker. The dustjacket is also in near fine condition with just a touch of shelfwear to the top of the spine panel. It is hard to notice. Galilee tells a c... View more info

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Sacrament

By: Barker, Clive

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005221

Condition: Fine


Here is a beautiful offering for the Clive Barker collector. It is a signed copy of Sacrament that is in Fine condition. This is the first edition as well as the first printing. Sacrament is a novel unlike any other that Mr. Barker has written. It is neither horror nor fantasy but delves into both as Clive Barker tells a tale of a wildlife photographer who chronicles the fate of endangered species, including his own. It is a mystical work of fiction dealing with the future of our species and indeed, all species. However, this is not a treatise on ecology. It is fast paced and very well written... View more info

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Coldheart Canyon -Signed

By: Barker, Clive

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004158

Condition: Near Fine


From Clive Barker, Master of the Macabre, comes this novel of a Hollywood Haunting. This Signed First Edition is new and unread. The book is in Fine condition but for two very small bumps to the lower corners which really do not detract. The dustjacket is also fine and shows the tiniest shelfwear to the upper spine panel. This book is signed directly on the title page by Clive Barker. There are over 50 songs titled after Clive Barker's books, characters and movies. This is a classic Haunted Mansion story that will please any aficionado of the deeply spooky! Please We are pleased to send pictur... View more info

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Coldheart Canyon

By: Barker, Clive

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000804

Condition: Near Fine


From Clive Barker, Master of the Macabre, comes this novel of a Hollywood Haunting. This book is in fine condition with only a one very small and almost unnoticable bump to the lower right front board and a correspondingly small bump to the lower external corner in the rear. The dustjacket, which is not price clipped has a little creasing to the top of the spine panel and a tiny bit of shelfwear.There are over 50 songs titled after Clive Barker's books, characters and movies. This is a classic Haunted Mansion story that will please any aficionado of the deeply spooky! We are happy to send pict... View more info

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Ungentlemanly Acts

By: Barnett, Louise

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Hill and Wang: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001930

Condition: Fine


Signed on the title page. In April 1879, on a remote military base in west Texas, Captain Andrew Geddes, a decorated Army officer of dubious moral reputation, faced a court-martial. The trial unearthed shocking tales of seduction, incest, and abduction. The highest figures in the Army got involved, and General William Tecumseh Sherman made it his personal mission to see that Geddes was punished for his alleged crime. This book is a fascinating and compelling examination of that drama. It is at once a suspenseful narrative of a very important trial and a study of the then prevailing attitudes t... View more info

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Hunting Season

By: Barr, Nevada

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002584

Condition: Fine


From the author of the New York Times Bestsellers Blood Lure and Deep South, Hunting Season is another in Barr's award winning series of National Park Mysteries. In this novel human nature proves to be Park Ranger Anna Pigeon's most dangerous foe. Published by Putnam in 2002 this is the latest entry in her best-selling series. This book is in Very Fine condition.The dustjacket is also Very Fine and the volume is signed by the author directly on the second free endpaper. A very well written and engaging mystery. We are pleased to send pictures on request. View more info

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Hereafter Gang, The

By: Barret jr, Neal

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Shingletown ca., Mark V. Zeising Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001749

Condition: Near Fine


This is the first trade edition of The Hereafter Gang. Published by Mark Ziesing in 1991 it is a quality book and it is in Fine condition. A limited edition of this book has also been published. There are no flaws to this book and it has never been read. This novel is a literary accomplishment of rare insight and pure pleasure. There are enough bizarre characters in the book to fill several institutions. There are crime czars, proctologists, Western outlaws, dog-fighting aviators and trout fishing Huns. This is a very funny novel qnd Barrett has the ability to mix fantasy and reality into a tr... View more info

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Tricky Business

By: Barry, Dave

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004180

Condition: Fine


Dave Barry is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist for the Miami Herald. He is also a guitarist for "The Rock Bottom Remainders" where he plays with Stephen King, Ridley Pearson, and other modern authors. He has written many bestsellers including Dave Barry's Guide to Guys, Dave Barry Turns 50, and of course, Big Trouble. This book is in very fine condition and is signed by Dave Barry directly on the title page. The dustjacket is also fine and it is not price-clipped.This is a great tale of a gambling boat whose sole function is to carry gamblers three miles from the Florida Coast, take... View more info

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Last Voyage of Somebody the Sailor, The

By: Barth, John

Price: $59.00

Publisher: New York, Little Brown Company: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003736

Condition: Near Fine


From the acclaimed author of The Sot-Weed Factor and Giles Goat Boy comes a novel so energetic, sexy and full of high jinks that it will please and satisfy the reader with its mythic plot. This book is in Near Fine condition and is signed directly on the half-title page by John Barth. The volumes sole detracting points are a small red remainder mark on the bottom edge of the book and a few very small marks to the outside extremity of the top edge. Otherwise the book appears to be new and unread. The dustjacket is not price-clipped. The plot is set in both the modern world and in the mythic rea... View more info

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Giles Goat-Boy - Limited, signed, numbered

By: Barth, John

Price: $249.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1966

Edition: First Edition Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004822

Condition: Fine


This is a beautiful Limited First edition of John Barth's wonderful bestseller. This volume is in Very Fine condition with the publisher's slipcase also in Very Fine condition. This edition was Limited to 250 copies of which this is #182. It is signed and numbered on the limitation page. There is a bump to the bottom right corner of the spine but it is not as bad as it looks. It is not very visible at all when the book is in its slipcase. This book will make a wonderful addition to the collection of any John Barth collector. The New York Times Book Review has said 'The best writer of fiction t... View more info

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City of Falling Angels, The

By: Berendt, John

Price: $49.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005429

Condition: Fine


From the author of 'Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil' comes a new and terrific story of Venice. This is a First edition and First Printing that is in Fine condition. The endpapers are maps of Venice. The book is fine as is the dustjacket. The dustjacket is not price -clipped. Venice is a city of masks and riddles, where narrow streets and passageways form a giant maze that confounds the uninitiated and deepens the city's sense of mystery. The city teeters in a precarious balance between endurance and decay. The story opens in 1996 when a sensational fire destroys the historic Venice Ope... View more info

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Murder in the Sentier

By: Black, Cara

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Soho: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition Advance

Seller ID: 002155

Condition: Fine


This novel was Published in April 2002 by Soho Publishers. The book is another novel of breathless adventure from Cara Black. Once again she immerses us in the life of Paris with her fashionably punk sleuth. Aimee Leduc. This Advance Reader's Copy is in Fine condition and it is in the format of a paperback. The book has never been read. The story takes Aimee Leduc to the Sentier district of Paris, where once fashionable mansions now house nightclubs. Members of a 1960's Red gang of terrirists are seeking their hidden loot and Aimee fears that among these killers may be her long-lost mother. Ve... View more info

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Global Challenges

By: Blaney III, Henry Clay

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, New Viewpoints: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002176

Condition: Near Fine


Interest in global problems, present and future, is growing among an increasingly concerned general public. Global Challenges provides the reader with a comprehensive analysis and information about many of the issues that will occupy the world and its leaders for generations to come. Among these are population growth, food and nutrition, health, envIronment, the oceans, energy, nuclear prolIferation and terrorism, as well as information and communications. This book is in Fine condition and it is inscribed on the ffep. The book is tight and clean. The dustjacket shows wear particularly at the ... View more info