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141 Fox, Norman A. CACTUS CAVALIER
New York: Dell Publishing Company, Inc., [1950]. First edition thus. Dell #406. Reprint of a Dodd, Mead hardcover. Mass Market Paperback. Very slight spine slant, light creases and a very small hole to the spine, else very good plus in color-illustrated wraps with artwork by Robert Stanley. 
Swell Dell mapback, with cover art depicting a stoic, rugged blond cowboy hurtling off the roof of a building in a death grip with a cowardly, unshaven hombre. Rear map is titled, "A Hell-Roaring Marshal Tames the Wild Town of Swayback, Montana..." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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142 Gardner, Matt THE CURSE OF QUINTANA ROO
New York: Pocket Books, (1972). First edition: Paperback Original. #44501548. Cover price $.75. In the Frankenstein Horror Series. Mass market paperback. Mild age-toning to covers and textblock, shallow scratch to rear cover, else very nearly fine, unread in illustrated wraps. Cover art by comic book veteran Gray Morrow. 
"A scientist, his gorgeous daughter and his handsome assistant find a priceless treasure, a curse and the unbelievable horror of the Living Dead." Mayan hellfiends emerge from the netherworld in this entry in the pleasingly pulpy series of exotic horror. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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143 George, Irving STRANGE VENGEANCE
Los Angeles, A Paragon Book, (1962). First edition: Paperback Original. #P155. Mass market paperback. Very good only: pages uniformly tanned, wear, rubbing, minor creasing, one small corner chip to front cover, beginning to split at lower spine; in color-illustrated wraps. 
Well-worn copy of this scarce PBO sleaze title. Bad-girl cover art is puzzlingly tame. A decorous, red-frocked babe sits on her boss's desk and avers, "You'll always want me, won't you? Something to take over for the cold stick of a wife you have." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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144 George, Nelson ONE WOMAN SHORT
New York: Scribner Paperback Fiction/Simon &Schuster (2000). 0684864614 / 9780684864617 First edition: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Hint of age-toning to textblock, very mild corner crease to rear cover, else fine in illustrated wraps. 
The award-winning music historian's third novel, dated in the year of publication, inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the title-page. "Part love story, part mystery--a page-turner to the very end."--E. Lynn Harris. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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145 Gersmeshausen, Anna Louise CATS IN CRIME And Others
(Culver City, California): (Luther Norris), (1970). First edition, limited to 300 copies. Fine in stapled textured wrappers with cover art by Frank Utpatel. 
Half a dozen short-short tales of mystery and imagination in an attractive booklet with many illustrations by Arkham artist Frank Utpatel. Introduction by Robert Bloch. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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146 Glut, Donald F. TRUE VAMPIRES OF HISTORY
NYC: AA HC Publishers, Inc., (1971). B0006W1VAU First edition, first printing: a paperback original. #151; cover price, $1.00. Mass market paperback. Textblock tanned--as expected, spine shows a faint crease, else a tight, fine copy in illustrated wraps. 
"This book is not fiction! Here are the documented stories of the hideous horde of the undead." SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Fully illustrated. 192 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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147 Glut, Donald F.; Based on a story by George Lucas THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK
New York: Ballantine Books, (1980). 0345283929 / 9780345283924 First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in illustrated wraps. 
Special edition limited to 1000 numbered copies, SIGNED by the author, Don Glut. Movie tie-in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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148 Goldberg, Natalie LIVING COLOR
New York: Bantam Books, (1997). 0553354892 / 9780553354898 First edition, first printing: Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
SIGNED by the author, writing teacher, and painter to the title-page. Goldberg recounts her insightful journey as a writer who begins to express herself through painting. Generously illustrated with her brightly colored paintings. 154 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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149 Golden, Arthur WHORES, PIMPS AND JOHNS
(Cleveland, Ohio): An Original Century Book, (1970). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Century Books #33-117; cover price $1.75. Mass market paperback. Uniform tanning to pages (inevitable with this grade of paper), mild age-toning to covers, else a fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps. 
Series of interviews with nine streetwalkers, pimps and customers "presenting an incisive new look at the underground world of paid-for sex." Odd, indeed, that, years later, a writer with the same name wrote a bestseller about a Japanese geisha. Scarce! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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150 Goulart, Ron DEATH CELL
New York: Beagle Books, (1971). First edition: Paperback Original. Beagle Boxer #95111. Mass market paperback. Minor stain on rear cover, lower spine bumped, light reading crease, otherwise a very good copy in pictorial wraps. 

Price: 7.50 USD
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151 Gray, Larry SCRAPBOOKS
New York: Theatre Communications Group, (1988). First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Volume Nine, Number Six of PLAYS IN PROCESS; first produced by the Playhouse on the Square in Memphis. Trade Paperback. Spine faded, else fine in printed wraps. TCG, a national organization of non-profit theatres, produced this series of contemporary plays--each of which had been mounted at a member theatre--as a means to promote further productions. 
This three-hander set in Cajun country--southwestern Louisiana, is the first play for the actor/director and short story author. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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152 Gray, Linda Crockett SATYR
(New York): Playboy Paperbacks, (1981). 0872168492 / 9780872168497 First edition: Paperback Original. #16849, cover price $2.50. Mass market paperback. Fine in color-illustrated wraps. The cover art shows a screaming woman, blouse askew, being pulled out of a brightly lit doorway into the pitch black by a shadowy satyr. 
"He was the satyr. No woman could resist his hypnotic eyes. No woman could survive his sexual ritual. And so again and again he searched. For a woman. Any woman. Every woman." Erotic horror PBO, scarce this nice. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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153 Grimes, Lee THE AX OF ATLANTIS: A Chandra Smith Adventure
(New York): Warner Paperback Library, (1975). 0446767042 / 9780446767040 First edition: Paperback Original. #76-704; cover price, $1.25. Mass market paperback. A whisper of wear at the spine, else an as-new, fine, unopened copy in brightly illustrated wraps. Cover painting by Ben Stahl shows Chandra wearing a mini-skirt and bra of what appears to be mist--cowering before an enormous minotaur. 
The sexy spy must stop megalomaniac Captain Vezalakis--intent on a return to the glory that was Crete, with himself in the role of Minos, absolute dictator. Strange rites and hideous sacrifices are part of the Captain's psychotic scheme. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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154 Guon, Ellen BEDLAM BOYZ
(Riverdale, NY): Baen, (1993). 0671721771 / 9780671721770 First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Tiny corner crease to lower rear cover, else this is an as-new, unread copy in gleaming illustrated wraps, with cover art by C.W. Kelly and Larry Dixon. 
Standalone prequel to KNIGHT OF GHOSTS AND SHADOWS and SUMMONED TO TOURNEY (both written with Mercedes Lackey), set in the Bedlam Bards universe, introduces Kyla, the punk healer. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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155 Hambly, Barbara THE RAINBOW ABYSS
New York: A Del Rey Book/Ballantine Books, (1991). 0345371011 / 9780345371010 First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Mass market paperback. Fine, a bright, unread, as-new copy, in illustrated wraps with artwork by Romas. 
Book One of Sun-Cross. This copy SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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156 Hamilton, Edmond/ with Bulmer, Kenneth FUGITIVE OF THE STARS/ with LAND BEYOND THE MAP
New York: Ace Books, (1965). First edition: Paperback Original. A back to back Ace Double #M-111. Mass market paperback. Reading and corner creases, pages tanning, otherwise very good in wraps. 

Price: 5.00 USD
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157 Hammett, Dashiell THE ADVENTURES OF SAM SPADE And Other Stories
(New York): Lawrence E. Spivak, (1944). First edition: Paperback digest original. Bestseller Mystery, No. B50. Introduction by Ellery Queen. Very good plus, showing only tanning of one section of the textblock, mild edgewear, and wear and nicking along the spine; in pictorial wraps with artwork by George Salter. 
First book-format gathering of these tales which originally appeared in various periodicals, including BLACK MASK and MYSTERY LEAGUE. Included: "Too Many Have Lived," "They Can Only Hang You Once," "A Man Called Spade," four more. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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158 Hammett, Dashiell; Queen, Ellery, collected and edited by HAMMETT HOMICIDES
(New York City): Lawrence E. Spivak, Publisher, (1946). First edition: A digest paperback original. Bestseller Mystery No. B81. Cover artwork (mask and revolver device) by George Salter. Digest. Very good only: pages tanned, light wear to the extremities, small patch of pale dampstain to front cover, offsetting to rear cover, mild spine slant, rubbing, textblock just beginning to separate at upper front join; in pictorial wraps. 
Comprises the BLACK MASK Op stories: "The House in Turk Street," "The Girl with the Silver Eyes," "Night Shots," and "The Main Death"; also, "Two Sharp Knives" and "Ruffian's Wife." Fourth Hammett collection in this format from Spivak. Intro by Queen. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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159 Hanlon, Jon, edited by STORIES FROM DOCTOR DEATH And Other Terror Tales
(San Diego, California): A Corinth Suspense Classic, (1966). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. CR 129: Doctor Death Book No. 4. Cover price, $.60. Mass market paperback. Fine, an absolutely perfect, as-new, unread copy in illustrated wraps. Superb cover art by the great Robert Bonfils. This copy SIGNED by artist Bonfils and also by editor Earl Kemp, the model for Dr. Death! 
Fourth and final Dr. Death volume, collects a terrific crop of pulp horror yarns by Burks, Blount, Tampa, Holt, Ward, Blackmon, Crowley and Zagat. A sample: "Like a great bat, Criggley squatted over the still form of the bull ape." Scarce! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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160 Hayes, Reese A ROAD DIVIDED
(Fresno, California): A Fabian Original Novel, (1956). First edition thus: a paperback original. Fabian # Z-109. Mass market paperback. Covers slightly faded, mildly rubbed, an incidental crease to rear cover, probably during the production process, else a fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps. Scarce. 
Innocent Billie takes to the road during the depression in this modestly produced PBO. "When Shane told her he'd make her bed he meant it." Tame cover art shows a fully-clothed blonde hitching a ride near a sign that announces, "Dangerous Curves Ahead." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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