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121 Adcock, Thomas DEVIL'S HEAVEN: A Neil Hockaday Mystery
New York: Pocket Books, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author on the title page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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122 Adey, Robert LOCKED ROOM MURDERS
(London): Ferret, (1979). First edition, first printing. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author! Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The classic bibliography of "impossible crimes." 
Price: 100.00 USD
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123 Adler, Warren I AM A WOMAN
(Tallahassee, Florida): (Naiad Press)/A Volute Book, 1983. 0930044355 / 9780930044350 First edition thus: a paperback. This copy SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Very mild creases to lower covers, faint age-toning to covers and textblock, a near fine, unread copy in silhouette-illustrated wraps. 
"The saga of Laura and Beebo begins here, with its somewhat old-fashioned language and a few dated attitudes, but with a fresh and youthful joy in love and lust and all hopeful possibilities that defies the passage of time."--Bannon, 2001. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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124 Ahern, Tom THE SINISTER PINAFORE
Providence: Burning Deck, (1975). First edition, first printing: a chapbook original: one of 300 numbered copies produced. A hint of age-toning at the very edges of the covers, else fine, staplebound within stiff unprinted wraps; in illustrated cardstock dust wrapper. 
Chapbook poetry collection; the title-page of this copy inscribed and SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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125 Aiken, Joan THE GIRL FROM PARIS
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1982. 0385179790 / 9780385179799 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in publisher's special presentation binding: Deluxe red calf-leather with gilt-ruled borders, gilt tooling to the inner dentelles and to the hubbed spine, top pages edges gilt, red & gold head and tail bands, satin ribbon marker. 
Dated 1982, inscribed "Merry Christmas and love from" and signed by three Doubleday personnel to the front free-fly page, for presentation to the author. SIGNED by the author, the late Edgar Award-winning daughter of Conrad Aiken. Unique! 
Price: 100.00 USD
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126 Ainsworth, Ed PAINTERS OF THE DESERT
Palm Desert, Calif: Desert Magazine, 1960. B0006AXBSM First edition, first printing. Inscribed or SIGNED by the author and six artists. Hardcover. Black marker price and date to the front pastedown endpaper, old newspaper clippings (now removed) have tanned the front endpapers, minor shelfwear and mild soiling to the covers, else near fine in orange cloth with gilt titles; lacks dust jacket. Quarto. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by Ainsworth. Artists Paul Lauritz, Orpha Klinker, John W. Hilton, Burt Procter, R. Brownell McGrew,and Bill Bender have all SIGNED or inscribed at their individual entries. A unique copy of this notable and influental collection! 
Price: 500.00 USD
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127 Albert, Katherine REMEMBER VALERIE MARCH
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1939). B0006AOJFG First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good only: spine cocked, fading and soiling to spine; offsetting to inner margin of first few leaves and to endsheets; lacking dust jacket. 
"Director Conrad Powers recalls the title character actress whom he helped raise to stardom and then destroyed."--Anthony Slide. Inscribed and SIGNED by the actress/author; Albert also co-wrote the screenplay for Bette Davis's THE STAR. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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128 Alcala, Kathleen TREASURES IN HEAVEN
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2000). 0811829537 / 9780811829533 First edition. Hardcover. Fine with skeleton-in-Victorian-dress device to front cover, in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author to the title-page. From the author of THE FLOWER IN THE SKULL. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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129 Aldiss, Brian W. A RUDE AWAKENING
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (1978). 0394504259 / 9780394504254 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine, dust jacket with a closed tear to the upper rear panel. 
A funny and brutal love story of Horatio Stubbs, an English infantryman during post WWII, and Margey the Chinese mistress he considers marrying. Third book of the Horatio Stubbs trilogy. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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130 Aldridge, John W. THE PARTY AT CRANTON
New York: David McKay Company, Inc., (1960). First edition. Hardcover. Foxing to page edges, spotting to spine and very faintly to front and rear covers, else a very good plus copy in green cloth; in a dust jacket with minor fading to spine panel and age-toning to flaps. Jacket designed by Larry Lurin. 
SIGNED by the author to the front free endpaper with inscription, "For...with warmest and most affectionate wishes--Jack" and dated "June 14, 1960." Aldridge's first novel takes place at a faculty party at an American university. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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131 Alexander, Bruce PERSON OR PERSONS UNKNOWN
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1997). 0399143092 / 9780399143090 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author on a tipped-in presentation sheet. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Fourth Sir John Fielding mystery. Sadly, Bruce Alexander Cook suffered a fatal stroke just as he had finished a publicity tour for his tenth John Fielding mystery. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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132 Alexander, Diane PLAYHOUSE
Los Angeles: Dorleac-MacLeish, (1984). 0916329003 / 9780916329006 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Precis of the book's reviews tipped in to front free endsheet, else fine, in black cloth with silver debossed lettering and star device; in a very lightly worn, very nearly fine, photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Star-drenched history of the storied State Theatre of California, the Pasadena Playhouse. Illustrated with photographs reproduced on a coated stock insert gallery. Foreword by Raymond Burr. SIGNED by the author. 205 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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133 Alexander, Jerome LIFE: Its Nature and Origin
New York: Reinhold Publishing Corporation, 1948. First edition. Hardcover. A near fine book in lightly soiled dust jacket. 
SIGNED and inscribed by Alexander to colleague, William D. Hawkins, who is cited several times in the index. 291 pages, indexes. Photographic and illustrated plates, illustrations and photographs in text, formulas and figures. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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134 Alexander, Sue, author; Winter, Jeanette, illustrator WITCH, GOBLIN, AND SOMETIMES GHOST: Six Read-Alone Stories
(New York): Pantheon Books, (1976). 0394832167 / 9780394832166 First edition, third printing. Hardcover. Shelf-edges bumped with wear, still very good in color illustrated, laminated boards; no dust jacket. 9 X 6.5 inches. 
SIGNED by the author with her cordial note: "Happy reading from Goblin and me!" Enhanced with expressive drawings that endearingly chart the moods, feelings, ponderings, and revelations of the friendly trio in each of their six learning adventures. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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135 Alexie, Sherman SMOKE SIGNALS
New York: Miramax Books/Hyperion, (1998). 0786883928 / 9780786883929 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Owner's name to title-page, else fine, in color photo-pictorial wraps. 
Screenplay by the noted Native American novelist and poet tells the story of two Coer d'Alene boys on a journey. The film won the Audience Award and Filmmaker's Trophy at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival. SIGNED by the author to the half-title page. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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136 Ali, Ausaf BROADER DIMENSIONS OF THE IDEOLOGY OF PAKISTAN
Saddar, Karachi-3: Royal Book Company, (1988). 9694070724 / 9789694070728 First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in brown cloth with titles and devices in gilt to the spine; in a dust jacket with slight fading to the spine and borders. 467 pages; bibliography, and appendices. 
Inscribed to Dr. John Elliott and SIGNED by Ali, a California-residing Muslim, citizen of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and member of the American advisory board of Islamic affairs. Contains chapters on development of Islam, Pakistan and Muslims. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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137 Allbeury, Ted DEEP PURPLE
(London): New English Library, (1989). 0450488853 / 9780450488856 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Age-toning to the pages, as usual, else fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Cold War thriller involving two M16 investigators caught in an intricate web of treachery. "The most consistently inventive of our novelists of espionage, the one that other thriller writers point to as the finest craftsman among them."--Guardian. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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138 Allen, Steve MURDER IN VEGAS
(New York): Zebra Books/Kensington Publishing Corp., (1991). First edition. This copy is inscribed, SIGNED, and dated by the author. Hardcover. Top page edges lightly speckled, all page edges slightly soiled, else a near fine copy in dust jacket. 
Steve Allen's bestselling mysteries are acclaimed for their wit, charm, and stylish sense of fun. In this episode the comedian faces his most challenging performance yet when a show in Las Vegas turns into an engagement with death. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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139 Allen, Steve THE WAKE
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1972. 0385076088 / 9780385076081 First edition. This copy has been inscribed and SIGNED by Steve Allen to the front endpaper. Hardcover. Production glue discoloration to the rear hinge, else near fine in blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in dust jacket with tiny tears to the spine ends. 
Drawn from real-life experiences, this humorous, yet sad novel features Jack--a Boston writer/journalist. Steve Allen, comedian, talk show pioneer, author, and composer/lyricist, passed away October 30th, 2000. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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140 Alvarez, Julia HOW THE GARCIA GIRLS LOST THEIR ACCENTS
(Chapel Hill, North Carolina): Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1991. 0945575572 / 9780945575573 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in silver-letttered turquoise cloth shelfback over seafoam boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Debut novel from the Dominican-American author "beautifully captured the threshold experiences of the new immigrant, where the past is not yet a memory and the future remains an anxious dream."--NY Times. This copy SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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