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201 Alverson, Charles FIGHTING BACK
New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc. (1973). First edition. Hardcover. Former owner's address rubber-stamped on the front endpaper, soiled and stained page edges with a spot of stain on the preliminary pages; spine has a slight lean, else very good in a worn and torn dust jacket with accompanying creases. 
This, the author's first mystery, has mafia overtones; a Black Bat Mystery. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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202 Alverson, Charles GOODEY'S LAST STAND
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, (1975). Book club edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in dust jacket. 
"Clearly, Charles Alverson has matriculated at the Black Mask school. In GOODEY"S LAST STAND he shows that he paid attention."--Robert Parker. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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203 Alverson, Charles GOODEY'S LAST STAND
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket with one very short edge tear at the lower spine and a tiny nick at the upper spine edge. 
"Mr. Alverson reads like Chandler writing out of San Francisco, and what a boon to find a suspense writer with a sense of humor."--Donald MacKenzie. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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204 Alverson, Charles NOT SLEEPING, JUST DEAD
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1977. 039525728X / 9780395257289 First edition. Hardcover. Upper corner tips slightly bumped otherwise very good plus in dust jacket. 
This 1970's private-eye novel rich with the flavor of the time features a Big Sur commune, a smart mouth detective, and drug addicts. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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205 Ambler, Eric HERE LIES: An Autobiography
New York: Farrar Strauss Giroux, (1986). 374169758 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in an age-toned, else fine dust jacket. Illustrated with photographs reproduced on coated stock. 
Autobiography by the author whose groundbreaking genre work in early classics like MASK OF DIMITRIOS and JOURNEY INTO FEAR prompted Graham Greene (no slouch himself) to dub Ambler "our greatest thriller writer." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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206 Amis, Kingsley CRIME OF THE CENTURY
New York: Mysterious, (1989). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

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207 Amis, Kingsley THE ANTI-DEATH LEAGUE
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1966. First edition. Hardcover. Some uniform offsetting to the endpapers, the usual Gollancz hairline crack to the inner hinges, otherwise very good in a slightly shelfworn and nicked dust jacket with edge tears and accompanying creases. 
Psychological espionage with a fascinating twist. Colorful wrap-around jacket designed by Raymond Hawkey. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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208 Amis, Kingsley THE RIVERSIDE VILLAS MURDER
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., (1973). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Slight lean to the spine, several spots on the page fore-edges, else a very good plus copy; in a lightly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 
In the form of a classic armchair mystery, Amis has created a "splendid entertainment, clever, comic, and chilling." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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209 Anaya, Rudolfo ZIA SUMMER
(New York:) Warner Books, (1995). First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Chicano detective Sonna Baca is led from the past to the present in this mystical New Mexican mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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210 Anderson, Edward HUNGRY MEN
Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1935. First edition. Hardcover. Mild dampstains to the covers and spine, lightly age-toned endpapers, and a sticker ghost to the front free endpaper, else a very good copy; lacking the dust jacket. 
Inspired by the author's experiences, this is the story of men who are out of work during the Great Depression and who sleep on benches and travel by jumping the trains. Debut novel by the author of twice-filmed crime classic THIEVES LIKE US. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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211 Anderson, J.R.L. DEATH IN A HIGH LATITUDE
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
An adventure mystery featuring Col. Peter Blair and culminating in an exciting chase over Arctic ice and snow. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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212 Anderson, J.R.L. DEATH IN A HIGH LATITUDE
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1984). 0684181371 / 9780684181370 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Near fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
A Peter Blair mystery that takes the Colonel on a wild chase to the Arctic for a missing seventeenth-century map. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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213 Anderson, Jack Albin THE SOCIETY BALL MURDERS
New York: Walker, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The author's first novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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214 Anderson, Kent NIGHT DOGS
New York: Bantam Books, (1998). 055310764X / 9780553107647 First edition thus: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Near fine with minor shelfwear and creases; in black and grey illustrated wraps. 
First published by Dennis McMillan Publications in 1996, this is the pre-publication issue of the first publication by a trade publisher of this highly regarded "cop classic." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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215 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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216 Anderson, Rex MY DEAD BROTHER
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1990). 0312038984 / 9780312038984 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages mildly age-toned, else fine, in an age-toned, else fine dust jacket. 
"In this offbeat mystery set in Houston, protagonist Mel Morris, moderately successful science fiction novelist and unhappy divorce, is informed by police Lt. Bob Gould" that Morris is now the prime suspect in his brother's murder. (PW) 
Price: 10.00 USD
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KILLER HEELS, Anderson, Sheryl J.
217 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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218 Andreae, Christine GRIZZLY: A Mystery
New York: St. Martin's, (1994). 0312114338 / 9780312114336 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
English professor Lee Sqires travels to a dude ranch in eastern Montana and becomes embroiled in a double-murder mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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219 Andrews, Donna REVENGE OF THE WROUGHT IRON FLAMINGOS
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312277296 / 9780312277291 First editon: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in glossy, color illustrated wraps. 
The third in the Anthony and Agatha Award-winning series featuring Meg Lanslow finds Meg selling her crafts at a celebration of the British surrender of Yorktown while she looks for and evades a killer and deals with demands from her future mother-in-law. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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220 Andrews, Robert A MURDER OF HONOR
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2001). 0399146849 / 9780399146848 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in wraps. 
"The first in a crime series featuring two veteran D.C. cops who sometimes cut corners but who haven't lost their dedication. It's what gives them their edge--and their enemies." Positive reviews from Parker, Pelecanos and Lee Child. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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