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New York: Harmony Books, (1987). 051756520X / 9780517565209 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a dust jacket with one very short closed edge tear to front panel with attendant light creasing. 
SIGNED copy of Amis' fictionalized protest against nuclear weapons, imagining individuals caught in a world sliding toward nuclear holocaust and the aftermath that follows in a collection of short stories. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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142 Anderson, Kent NIGHT DOGS
(Tucson, Arizona): (Dennis McMillan Publications), 1996. 0939767279 / 9780939767274 First trade edition, first printing. One of 1900 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Endpapers decorated with gilt facsimile of Portland Police badge. Dust jacket and title-page design by Michael Kellner. 
James Crumley calls this novel "the best cop novel I have ever read." SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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143 Anderson, Maxwell JOAN OF LORRAINE: A Play in Two Acts
Washington D.C. Anderson House, 1947. First edition. Hardcover. Age-darkening to spine, light edgewear, else a very good copy, lacking the dust jacket. This copy inscribed and SIGNED by Kenneth Anderson. 
The innovative American dramatist's canny and moving take on the Joan of Arc story, rendered as a play within a play. Ingrid Bergman originated the role on Broadway, and reprised it for the Hollywood version, scripted by Anderson. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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144 Anderson, Maxwell THE MASQUE OF KINGS: A Play in Three Acts
New York/Washington: Anderson House, 1936. First edition. Hardcover. Very good minus: grey cloth covers heavily soiled and abraded at upper edges, tiny dots of foxing to endsheets, interior bright and clean; lacking dust jacket. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the front free endsheet. 
Historical verse drama of Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria--here published "without record of the chipping, chopping, haggling, hacking and disemboweling which is insisted on by most producers on Broadway"--according to Anderson's preface. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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145 Anderson, Maxwell THE WINGLESS VICTORY: A Play in Three Acts
Washington D.C. Anderson House, 1936. First edition. Hardcover. Very good minus, with heavy soiling and staining to grey covers, lower corner of textblock also shows a small patch of pale stain which affects the margin of every page, obscuring no text; lacking dust jacket. 
Verse drama dealing with racial prejudice in early 19th century Salem starred Katherine Cornell in its 1936 Broadway debut, directed by Guthrie McClintic and designed by Jo Mielziner. This copy inscribed and SIGNED by Anderson to the front free endsheet. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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146 Anderson, Poul SEVEN CONQUESTS: An Adventure in Science Fiction
(New York, N.Y.): Collier Books, (1970). First edition thus: a pocket-sized paperback. Mild soiling to page fore-edges, else fine, as-new, unread, uncreased, bright and sharp; in illustrated wraps. 
"Orbiting dreadnoughts, time machines, monstrous computers....from the Hugo Award winner, seven compelling tales of ultraviolence among the Cosmic Nations of tomorrow." SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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(New York): New American Library, (1972). First paperback edition. Signet #Q4894. A spine, a reader's, and a corner crease otherwise a very good copy in wraps. 
SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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KILLER HEELS, Anderson, Sheryl J.
148 Anderson, Sheryl J. KILLER HEELS
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2004). 0312319460 / 9780312319465 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A new book! SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
"Anderson's hip debut mystery sparkles like fine champagne, an intoxicating mix of wit, perception, and insouciance, and a wicked clever but genuine depiction of single life in the city...will tap right to the top of the Best First lists."--Carolyn Hart. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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149 Andrews, Bert and Harrison, Paul IN THE SHADOW OF THE GREAT WHITE WAY: Images From The Black Theatre
(New York, NY): Thunder's Mouth Press, (1989). 0938410814 / 9780938410812 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A hint of rubbing to the lower shelf-edges, near fine in black linen over grey boards with silver titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with mild creases to the upper shelf edge and one very short edge tear. Quarto. 150 pages. 
SIGNED by the author/photographer Bert Andrews to the title page. The marvelous photographs document the history of Black theater from 1957-1984. It is a unique record that reveals in awesome variety, vibrancy, and passion, Black theater in America. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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150 Andrews, V.C. EYE OF THE STORM
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Singapore: Pocket Books, (2000). 0671039822 / 9780671039820 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new illustrated dust jacket. Written as by V.C. Andrews by Andrew Neiderman. (Virginia Andrews died in 1986.) SIGNED by author Neiderman. 
After the death of her beloved Grandmother Hudson, Rain finds herself caught in a battle for the vast Hudson family wealth. The third novel in the Hudson series. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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151 Andrews, V.C. RAIN
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Singapore: Pocket Books, (2000). 0671007645 / 9780671007645 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. First novel in the Hudson Series. Written as by V.C. Andrews by Andrew Neiderman. Virginia Andrews died in 1986. SIGNED by author Neiderman. 
"Rain doesn't feel that she belongs in the Washington, DC, ghetto where she grew up. But when she discovers that her biological mother was a rich white woman and goes to live with her family, she finds the world of wealthy whites pretty hard to take."-LJ. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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New York: Hyperion, (1994). 0786860405 / 9780786860401 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. Jacket photograph by Jana Leon. 
Inscribed and SIGNED to the title-page. Anscombe makes his fictional debut with this novel that shows Count or Dr. Dracula not as a mythological creature but instead as a sad and insane human being. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Tokyo/Singapore: Simon & Schuster, (1994). 0671884263 / 9780671884260 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good: dampstaining to covers and textblock; in a very good plus dust jacket with evidence of damping to upper and lower edges. 
"Nothing short of a force-10 hurricane is the impact of Brian Antoni's first novel about turbulent and turgid goings-on in the Bahamas. An astonishing debut!"--George Plimpton. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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154 Arlen, Michael The Acting Edition of THE GREEN HAT: A Romance
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1925. First edition, first printing. This copy SIGNED by the author to the half-title. Hardcover. Spine has been neatly but amateurishly reinforced with cloth tape, there is wear to the extremities, previous owner's attractive vintage bookplate to pastedown, interior clean and sharp, thus a very good plus copy in marbled boards; lacking slipcase. 
The Armenian-born British author had an enormous hit with his novel THE GREEN HAT, and rivaled the book's success with this stage version--starring Katherine Cornell "perfectly cast" (NY Times) in the role of Iris March and Leslie Howard "able" as Napier. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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155 Arnold, Elliott BROKEN ARROW
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1956). B0007DYCBS Fourth printing; so stated on copyright page. Hardcover. Minor wear at shelf edges, thus nearly fine, in terra-cotta cloth with front cover pictorial device and spine lettering and device in blue; in a very good plus dust jacket, with light wear, shallow nick to spine head, short creased tear to rear panel. 
A Young Reader's Edition of the Classic Novel of the Southwest. Jacket art (bright and vivid in this example) and interior illustrations by Frank Nicholas. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the half-title page. Filmed with Jeff Chandler in 1950. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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156 Arnold, Elliott WALK WITH THE DEVIL
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1950. Second printing. Hardcover. Near fine, in a dust jacket with mild fading to the spine, shallow chipping to the spine head, a short close edge tear and corresponding creases to the rear panel, and general minor edge wear. Superb vintage art by H. Lawrence Hoffman. 
SIGNED, dated and inscribed by the author to the front free endpaper. Six people from a village in the Italian Apennines mountains deal with gangsters and love in this novel from the author of EVERYBODY SLEPT HERE. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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157 Askew, Rilla THE MERCY SEAT
(New York, New York): Viking, (1997). 0670874671 / 9780670874675 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author to the title-page. The second novel from the author of STRANGE BUSINESS. The story of two brothers who leave Kentucky and head west in 1887. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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158 Askin, Leon; with C. Melvin Davidson QUIETUDE AND QUEST: Protagonists and Antagonists in the Theatre, on and off Stage
(Riverside, California): (Ariadne Press), (1989). 0929497074 / 9780929497075 First edition, first printing. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine, in red cloth with black spine stamping; in a mildly age-darkened, near fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 368 pages, including index. 
Askin, best known, alas, as General Burkhalter in the TV series HOGAN'S HEROES, had a long and distinguished career in the theatre as an actor, cabaret artist, director, and one of the leading exponents of Erwin Piscator's Epic Realism. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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159 Atherton, Gertrude GOLDEN PEACOCK
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1936. First edition. Inscribed, SIGNED and dated (1936) by the author to the front endpaper. Hardcover. Faint red ink mark across the top page edges, the spine has faded, textblock slightly tanned, a few scattered marks and fading to the covers, else a very good copy; lacking the dust jacket. 
Gertrude Atherton (1857-1948), novelist and short story writer, is primarily remembered as a California author although most of her works are set in other parts of the world. GOLDEN PEACOCK is a novel of ancient Rome. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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160 Atkins, Peter MOONTOWN
(Northborough, Massachusetts): Earthling Publications, 2008. 0979505453 / 9780979505454 First edition, first printing. One of 500 copies, SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Cover art by Alan M. Clark. 
"MOONTOWN is a chilling tale and one perfectly suited to be this year’s selection for Earthling Publications’ Halloween series. Atkins has an excellent command of the language and knows how to use it to good effect."-HorrorWeb. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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