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MORNINGSTAR, Atkins, Peter
161 Atkins, Peter MORNINGSTAR
(Akron, Ohio): infrapress, (1992). 0974290777 / 9780974290775 First edition thus: a trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Fine, in photo-pictorial wraps. To be SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
"An audacious mix of vampires, ghosts, goddesses, and psychopaths. Wonderful stuff!"--Neil Gaiman. "Atkins is a brilliant supplier of shudders and splendors. His voice is utterly distinctive."--Clive Barker. "A lulu!"--Locus. 
Price: 14.99 USD
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162 Auchincloss, Louis EXIT LADY MASHAM
Franklin Center, PA.: The Franklin Library, 1983. First edition. Fine, in full red leather, with a hubbed spine, all gilt edges, satin bookmark, marbled endpapers. 
A privately-printed, limited first edition, SIGNED by Auchincloss for members of The Signed First Edition Society. A novel about Abigail Hill. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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163 Auel, Jean M. THE PLAINS OF PASSAGE
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1990). 0517580497 / 9780517580493 First edition. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in a colorfully illustrated near fine dust jacket. 
Another installment in the popular Earth's Children series of novels, this work takes Ayla and Jondalar on horseback across Ice Age Europe where they encounter savage enemies and brave friends. Jacket painting by Hiroko. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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THE CROWN ROSE, Avery, Fiona
164 Avery, Fiona THE CROWN ROSE
Amherst, NY: PYR/Prometheus Books, (2005). 1591023122 / 9781591023128 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A new book! SIGNED by the author. 
"Superb battle sequences and a truly mystical story... An unusual heroine, a series of unforgettable heroes, and many real historical characters, make THE CROWN ROSE an exciting and challenging read."--Peter Woodward. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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165 Ayres, Noreen A WORLD THE COLOR OF SALT
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1992). 0688108245 / 9780688108243 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered black cloth shelfback over orange boards; in a nearly fine, faintly age-toned, very mildly worn, illustrated dust jacket. 
"Ayre's singular heroine Smokey Brandon possesses a truly original eye-to-eye reckoning of the denizens who populate the bleak world of forensic science and the blinding world of evil."--Donald A. Stanwood. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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166 Bach, Richard STRANGER TO THE GROUND
New York, Evanston, and London: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1963). First edition, first printing. Introduction by Gill Robb Wilson. Hardcover. A lightly worn near fine copy showing some flecking to the spine; in a very good plus, price-clipped, lightly worn dust jacket with a few short edge tears to front and rear panels. Doublespread map endpapers. 
First book from the author of JONATHAN LIVINGSTON SEAGULL tells the story of a trip from England to Southern France in an F-84F Thunderstreak. "Compellingly beautiful and masterfully told."--NY Times. SIGNED by the author to the half-title. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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167 Bachman, Lawrence THE LORELEI
London: Collins, 1957. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint offsetting to both sets of endsheets, else very close to fine, in pale blue composition boards with gilt spine lettering; in a lightly age-toned, mildly worn, nearly fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the front endsheet. Novel set on the Rhine among the men and women who for generations have navigated the river barges through Holland, Germany, France, and Switzerland. Filmed in 1959 from a screenplay by Bachman. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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168 Baker, Nicholson THE FERMATA
New York: Random House, (1994). 0679415866 / 9780679415862 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with the wraparound band. 
"The talented Baker returns with sex for sophisticates, making VOX (1992) seem like a warmup exercise."--Kirkus Reviews. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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169 Baldwin, Faith GIVE LOVE THE AIR
New York/Toronto: Rinehart & Company, Incorporated, (1947). B000H0VVJM First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very close to fine in blueish composition binding; in an about near fine illustrated dust jacket, lightly worn, a bit age-darkened, hint of spine-fading, with a pair of small chips to upper edge of spine panel. 
"Gay and rollicking" tale of a couple whose marriage is on the rocks but who must portray a loving and devoted husband and wife on a radio program. SIGNED by the author with an inscription to noted radio producer and soap opera creator Ted Corday. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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170 Ball, John PHASE THREE ALERT
Boston: Little, Brown & Co., (1977). 0316079375 / 9780316079372 First edition. Hardcover. A very good plus copy with lower corners lightly bumped, spine mildly crimped,in green cloth-backed blue boards; in a nearly fine pictorial dust jacket. 
Adventure novel focuses on the salvage of a B-17 found frozen in an all-but-unexplored section of the Greenland Ice Cap. SIGNED by Ball to the front free endpaper. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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171 Ballard, J.G. RUNNING WILD
London: Hutchinson, (1988). 0091734983 / 9780091734985 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
With illustrations by Janet Woolley, this compelling novella uses the tale of the Pangbourne massacre (where 25 adults were killed and their 13 children abducted) to spin a tale which challenges our assumptions about the relationships of parents and kids. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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172 Ballard, Robert D., Ph.D.; with Malcolm McConnell EXPLORATIONS: My Quest for Adventure and Discovery Under the Sea
New York: Hyperion, (1995). 0786860421 / 9780786860425 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild scuffing to boards, some light use, faint soiling to page edges, thus near fine, in red foil stamped blue cloth shelfback over blue boards; in an about fine, if mildly age-toned photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Memoir by the renowned and accomplished oceanographer, whose most celebrated discovery was the wreckage of the TITANIC. Illustrated with color photographs reproduced on coated stock insert galleries. SIGNED by author Ballard. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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173 Banks, Russell THE RELATION OF MY IMPRISONMENT
Washington, D.C. and Philadephia: Sun & Moon Press, (1983). 094065024X / 9780940650244 First edition, limited issue: one of 100 numbered copies SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
A work of fiction utilizing a form invented in the seventeenth century by imprisoned Puritan divines. "This is a marvelously written little book, fascinatingly intricate, yet deceptively simple. Well worth reading more than once."--NY Times Book Review. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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174 Bannon, Ann JOURNEY TO A WOMAN
(Tallahassee, Florida): Naiad Press, 1986. 093004486X / 9780930044862 First edition thus: First Naiad Trade Edition. Mild age-toning to the covers, else fine, in slick, silhouette-illustrated wraps. 
Lesbian novel originally appearing in 1960 from Gold Medal as a PBO. This copy SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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175 Bantock, Nick THE ARTFUL DODGER: Images & Reflections
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2000). 0811827526 / 9780811827522 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in full blue cloth, with decorative endsheets; in a price-clipped, but otherwise fine dust jacket. Square quarto. This copy inscribed and SIGNED by the author/artist. 
"My work is a rag-bag, a dice box, a wheel of fortune, and I am mongrel with a passion for parallax views."--Bantock. From the creator of GRIFFIN & SABINE, an artistic autobiography, with hundreds of stunningly imagined and brilliantly executed works. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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176 Barich, Bill CARSON VALLEY
New York: Pantheon Books, (1997). 0679442103 / 9780679442103 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author to the half-title page. "Bill Barich is a wonderful writer. His angle of vision is his own, his prose is a delight." --Larry McMurtry 
Price: 25.00 USD
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177 Barlough, J. Ernest, editor MINOR BRITISH POETRY 1680-1800
Metuchen, N.J.: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1973. 0810806193 / 9780810806191 First edition. Hardcover. A hint of age-toning to the pages, covers lightly dust-soiled, else a nearly fine copy in brown cloth; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Fascinating collection of the unjustly and the justly neglected. With an introduction by Barlough, who has dated, inscribed and SIGNED this copy to the front pastedown. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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178 Barnard, Robert BODIES
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1986). 0684187299 / 9780684187297 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in an age-toned and rubbed dust jacket. 
A Perry Trethowan mystery by the winner of 2003 CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger Award for Lifetime Achievement. This copy SIGNED by the author to the front endpaper. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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179 Barnard, Robert BODIES
New York: Scribner's, (1986). 0684187299 / 9780684187297 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Inscribed by author. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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180 Barnard, Robert POLITICAL SUICIDE
New York: Scribner's, (1986). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Signed by author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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