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181 Aldyne, Nathan SLATE
New York: Villard, 1984. 0394536975 / 9780394536972 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Nathan Aldyne is the pseudonym of Michael McDowell, novelist and screenwriter (Beetlejuice, The Nightmare Before Christmas) and Dennis Schuetz. Slate is the name of the bar that Daniel and Clarisse open, backed by money from Clarisse's rich gay uncle. 
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182 Aldyne, Nathan SLATE
New York: Villard Books, 1984. 0394536975 / 9780394536972 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine; in a near fine dust jacket with several creases to the front flap. 
Pseudonym of Michael McDowell, novelist and screenwriter, and Dennis Schuetz. Gay men with some connection to Daniel Valentine's and Clarisse Lovelace's bar, Slate start turning up strangled, and the bar's business takes a nose dive. They investigate! 
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183 Alexander, Bruce DEATH OF A COLONIAL
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1999). First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in glossy pictorial wrappers. 
An uncorrected advance proof copy of the Alexander's sixth Sir John Fielding Mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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184 Alexander, Bruce JACK, KNAVE AND FOOL
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1998). 0399144196 / 9780399144196 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
The fifth historical mystery featuring 18th century London judge, Sir John Fielding. "...a wonderful series..."--Washington Post. "Historical fiction done this entertainingly is as close to time travel as we're likely to get."--Newsday. 
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185 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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186 Alexander, Gary KIET AND THE GOLDEN PEACOCK
New York: St. Martin's, (1989). 0312033729 / 9780312033729 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Review copy; Superintendent Bamsan Kiet mystery. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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187 Alexander, Lawrence SPEAK SOFTLY
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, (1987). Book club edition. Hardcover. Previous owner's inscription, else near fine, in an illustrated dust jacket that is lightly age-toned. Jacket illustration by Alberto Barrera. 
A Theodore Roosevelt mystery. Teddy must solve a series of murders linked to organized crime made more complicated by a letter which implicates Teddy's nephew Franklin D. 
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188 Alexander, Tasha AND ONLY TO DECEIVE
(New York, N.Y.): William Morrow/An imprint of HarperCollinsPublishe (2005). 0060756713 / 9780060756710 First edition, SECOND printing. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A debut mystery of historical suspense set in Victorian England, with a meticulously researched setting and a complex plot that involves stolen antiques, betrayal and murder. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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189 Allan, Stella A DEAD GIVEAWAY
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1980). 0312184972 / 9780312184971 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Crime novel set against a theatrical backdrop and involving kidnapping, murder and high-level financial chicanery. Allan is the author of AN INSIDE JOB and A MORTAL AFFAIR. 
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190 Allbeury, Ted ALL OUR TOMORROWS
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1989). 089296183X / 9780892961832 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine with plum-colored end papers, in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Originally published in Great Britain in 1982, this is a novel that asks...what if the United Kingdom were suddenly on the wrong side of the iron curtain? An exciting story in the spirit of Len Deighton from the popular author of THE SEEDS OF TREASON. 
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191 Allbeury, Ted DEEP PURPLE
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1990). 0892964014 / 9780892964017 First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof. Hardcover. Fine in printed red wraps and advance dust jacket (lacking the published text.) 
By the author of A WILDERNESS OF MIRRORS, THE CROSSING, and SEEDS OF TREASON. 
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192 Allbeury, Ted DEEP PURPLE
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1990). 0892964014 / 9780892964017 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Allbeury is arguably the best teller of spy tales to come out of that growing group of authors who were spies themselves."--Washington Post. 
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193 Allegretto, Michael BLOOD STONE
New York: Scribner's, (1988). 0684189666 / 9780684189666 First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
A Jacob Lomax mystery from the author of DEATH ON THE ROCKS and NIGHT OF REUNION. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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194 Allegretto, Michael NIGHT OF REUNION
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1990). 0684191334 / 9780684191331 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with a nicked tear to the rear flap fold. 
A terrifying novel of suspense from the author TIME magazine calls "superb." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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195 Allegretto, Michael THE DEAD OF WINTER
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
The third Jacob Lomax mystery by the Shamus Award-winning author of DEATH ON THE ROCKS and BLOOD STONE. 
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196 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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197 Allingham, Margery THE TIGER IN THE SMOKE
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, (1990). First edition thus. A volume in the Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces. Hardcover. Near fine, bound in gilt-decorated black leatherette, raised bands, all edges gilt, decorative endpapers; no dust jacket, as issued. Original frontispiece illustration by Scott W. Hunt. 
Jack Havoc, jail-breaker and knife artist, is on the loose. It falls to Albert Campion to pit his wits against the killer and hunt him down. New introduction by the editors. Somewhat scarce volume in the series. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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198 Allman, Kevin HOT SHOT
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1998). 0312168667 / 9780312168667 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"A worthy successor to TIGHT SHOT [Edgar nominated] (1995), Allman's insider view of the seamier side of Hollywood is not only hip and entertaining but also has something serious to say about our insatiable hunger for tabloid thrills."--Stuart Miller. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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199 Allwright, Michael NEIGHBORS
New York: Walker and Company, (1968). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in near fine age-toned dust jacket with a creased-fold to the front flap. 
NEIGHBORS is this South African author's first novel. 
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200 Alvarez, A. HUNT
New York: Simon & Schuster, (1978). First edition. Hardcover. Shadow of a price-sticker on the front endpaper, thin band of fading across the top shelf edge, else a near fine copy in dust jacket. 
"A superb book, beautifully written, acutely observed."--Len Deighton. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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