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41 Cleary, Jon PETER'S PENCE
New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc., (1974). First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Advance Proofs. Proof. Small scratch to the the rear panel, otherwise a fine copy in wraps. 
Edgar Allan Poe award winning novel in an uncommon advance format. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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42 Compton, David IMPAIRED JUDGMENT
(New York, New York): A Dutton Book, (2000). 0525944575 / 9780525944577 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in printed wraps. 
A complex and clever tale of judicial corruption, mob bosses and political scandal. From the author of EXECUTIVE SANCTION. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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43 Constantine, K.C. SAVING ROOM FOR DESERT
(New York): Mysterious Press/Warner Books, (2002). 0892967633 / 9780892967636 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in color illustrated glossy wraps. 
The author of the Balzic and Carlucci series introduces the only black man in the Rocksburg police department, detective sergeant William Rayford. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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44 Cook, Thomas H. PLACES IN THE DARK
New York: Bantam Books, (2000). First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
The Edgar Award-winning author continues to prove himself to be a brilliant master of suspense. "Perhaps the best American writer of crime fiction currently practicing."--The Drood Review of Mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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45 Cornwell, Patricia THE BODY FARM
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1994). 0684195976 / 9780684195971 First edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. SIGNED to the front endpaper by the author. Proof. Very minor crimp to the lower corner page edges, else near fine in color illustrated wraps. 
"A prepubescent girl hideously murdered in sleepy North Carolina: bite-wounds and tauntingly-planted clues point to forensic pathologist Kay Scarpetta's ghoulish adversary from previous cases..."--Kirkus. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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46 Costikyan, Greg FIRST CONTRACT
New York: Tor, (2000). First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in red wraps. 
The computer game designer/author's fourth novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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47 Coulter, Catherine RIPTIDE
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2000). 0399146164 / 9780399146169 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Near fine in illustrated wraps. 
Suspense novel which finds political speechwriter the victim of a murderous ultimatum. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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48 Coxe, George Harmon MRS. MURDOCK TAKES A CASE
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1941. First edition: Advance Reading Copy with publisher's slip laid in and ''Sample Copy/Not For Sale'' rubber-stamped to the top page edges. Proof. Slight shelfwear along the spine and spine ends, mild rubbing to the covers, else a very good plus copy in illustrated wraps. Cover drawing by Bob Smith. 
Kent Murdock's a refined, cleaned up version of author Coxe's rumpled, fast-talking crime photographer, Flashgun Casey. Kent is a more mature, and professional man, urbane, sophisticated even. His wife, Joyce, often teamed up with him to solve cases. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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49 Craven, Wes FOUNTAIN SOCIETY
(New York): Simon & Schuster, (1999). First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Trade Paperback. Fine in wraps, with an eerie hollographic image on the front cover. 
Trade paperback. An entertaining bio-medical thriller which marks the novelistic debut for the director of SCREAM and NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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50 Cunningham, Chet THE SPECIALISTS/PLUNDER
New York: Bantam Books, (1999). First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Fine in red wraps. 
An uncorrected proof copy 
Price: 10.00 USD
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51 Cunningham, Imogen AFTER NINETY
Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, (1977). 0295955597 / 9780295955599 First edition, first printing: Advance copy of seven unbound gatherings of sixteen-page signatures, laid into the published dust jacket. Hardcover. Very nearly fine; in a near fine, black-and-white photo-illustrated dust jacket that shows some age-toning and creasing at the edges. Quarto. [112] pages; 107 b&w plates; index. Introduction by Margaretta Mitchell. 
Imogen Cunningham began work at the age of 92 on a project of photographing people over the age of ninety. AFTER NINETY, is the posthumously published collection of those photographs that uniquely documented old age. Scarce pre-publication issue. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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52 Danticat, Edwidge THE DEW BREAKER
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. 1400041147 / 9781400041145 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in color and photo-pictorial wraps. 
"Prose as clear as a bell, magical as a butterfly, and resonant as a drum."--Julia Alvarez. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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53 Danticat, Edwidge THE DEW BREAKER
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. 1400041147 / 9781400041145 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Hardcover. Fine in color and photo-pictorial wraps and full-color dust jacket. Scarce thus. 
Michiko Kakutani wrote in the New York Times of "Ms. Danticat's fierce, elliptical artistry" and "piercing, indelible words." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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54 Davis, Norbert THE MOUSE IN THE MOUNTAIN
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1943. First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Some minor fading to spine, else a remarkably fresh, very nearly fine copy, with publisher's release date ("Jan 27 1942") and price ("$2.00") discreetly rubber-stamped to flyleaf; perfect bound in color-illustrated french flap-fold wraps. 
Mexico-set pulp puzzler featuring Davis's hard-drinking PI, Doan, and his partner, a fawn-colored Great Dane named Carstairs. Fascinating pre-publication issue of an intriguing mystery with an exotic milieu and a most unusual pair of sleuths. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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55 Deighton, Len SPY SINKER
New York: Harper Collins, (1990). First U.S. edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in wraps. 
The final volume of Len Deighton's blockbuster trilogy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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56 Delaney, Frank TIPPERARY
New York: Random House, (2007). 1400065232 / 9781400065233 First edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Corners slightly curled, front cover slightly curled up, very good plus in color illustrated wraps, exactly like the trade paperback. 
Inscribed "For Gina with best wishes" and SIGNED by Delaney--a master of Irish epics--to the title page. Based on Irish history, this novel features Charles O'Brien who at the age of 40, at the turn of the twentieth-century, returns to Ireland. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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57 Diorio, Neil G., M.D. THE WILL
Santa Ana, California: Seven Locks Press, (2004). 193164330X / 9781931643306 First edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
The first in a medical suspense novel trilogy that examines the internal workings and shortcomings of the medical profession. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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58 Doig, Ivan DANCING AT THE RASCAL FAIR
New York: Atheneum, 1987. 0689117647 / 9780689117640 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. A trade-sized paperback. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
First appearance of the novel by the author of THIS HOUSE OF SKY and ENGLISH CREEK. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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59 Dunbar, Catherine FALSE IMAGES
(Scottsdale, Arizona): Poisoned Pen Press, (2000). 1890208388 / 9781890208387 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in printed, spiral-bound wraps. 
The mystery of a 200 year-old art forgery from the author of FALLS THE SHADOW. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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60 Dunbar, Sophie BEHIND ECLAIRE'S DOORS
New York: St. Martin's, 1993. First edition. Traces of shelfwear to the edges, else a near fine copy in wraps. 
Advance uncorrected proofs in wraps. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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