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81 Calin, Harold COMBAT! No Rest For Heroes
New York: Lancer Books, (1965). B000MFJ46Y First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Lancer Books 72-910. Hardcover. Tiny chip to the lower front cover, very minor shelfwear and mild creases to the covers, else near fine, and most likely unread in illustrated wraps. 
A gripping original novel of seven men on a suicidal patrol behind the enemy's lines. Based on the characters of TV's longest running WWII drama which aired on ABC from 1962 through 1967 starring Vic Morrow and Rick Jason. Very scarce! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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PARADISE LOST, Cannon, Taffy
82 Cannon, Taffy PARADISE LOST
Palo Alto/McKinleyville: Perserverance Press/John Daniel & Company, 2005. 1880284804 / 9781880284803 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine in illustrated wraps. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Suspense novel opens with the kidnapping of two women from a Santa Barbara spa--a college student and a famous actress. Local cop Suzanne Mathis, aided by agents from the FBI, searches for the bad guys while also trying to curb a blood-thirsty press. 
Price: 13.95 USD
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83 Card, Orson Scott HOT SLEEP: The Worthing Chronicle
New York: Baronet Publishing Company, (1979). 0894370543 First edition, first printing: Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine, as-new, in stiff illustrated wraps. Cover illustration by Gray Morrow. 
The award-winning author's first novel and second book in the Worthing Chronicle. An unused bookplate, SIGNED by the author, has been laid in. An unread copy of this urban future-history. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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84 Carter, Amanda WRITE ME A MURDER
(New York, N.Y.): Zebra Books/Kensington Publishing Corp., (1979). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Zebra Mystery Puzzler #19. Mass market paperback. Very good plus, with light reading crease, spine crease; in illustrated wraps. 
Interactive bibliomystery about the murder of a crime novelist; this unusual series of PBOs plants clues in the cover art and interior illos, and the solution is secreted in a "sealed" final chapter. This copy's final chapter has been opened. Scarce! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Greenwich, Conn: A Fawcett Gold Medal Book, (1970). First edition: Paperback Original. #T2276; cover price, $.75. Mass market paperback. Pages and inside covers tanned, faint reader's crease, else a tight, bright, fine copy in wraps with striking cover art by Jeff Jones: a deadly pale Audrey Hepburnish female vampire gazes at the reader as she bends over her helpless male victim. 
"Classic Tales of Vampires and Their Victims." Represented are Matthew Lewis, de Sade, Polidori, Stoker, Poe, Le Fanu, Crawford, Bloch, Fredric Brown, others. Introduction by Carter, bibliography, chronology. A superb collection. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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(New York, N.Y.): Warner Paperback Library, (1975). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Mass market paperback. Age-toning to pages, spine crease, else near fine, in color-photopictorial wraps. 
"The intimate, uncensored erotobiography of the pure-as-snow porn queen," star of BEHIND THE GREEN DOOR and THE RESURRECTION OF EVE. With 16 pages of "personal photos" printed on heavier stock in a center-bound gallery. Very scarce! 
Price: 125.00 USD
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New York, N.Y.: Ace Books Inc., (1965). First edition: Paperback Original. Ace Double #M-129; cover price, $.45. Mass market paperback. Tanning to inside covers, mild wear, age-toning to pages, else a near fine copy in illustrated wraps, covers by Jerome Podwil, interior art by Jack Gaughan. 
First entry in Chandler's Empress sequence of alternate-worlds space operas, do-si-do with a novel in his Christopher Wilkinson series; this copy SIGNED on both title-pages by the author. Scarce thus! 
Price: 15.00 USD
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New York, N.Y.: Ace Books, Inc., (1967). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Ace Double #G-609; cover price, $.50. Mass market paperback. Fine, bright, sharp, unread, as-new, in illustrated wraps with Chandler cover by Kelly Freas, High cover by Jack Gaughan. 
Book debut for both titles: the Chandler first appeared in IF in 1966 ("Grimes and his Rim Worlds crew use a space derelict to save humans in another dimension."--Tuck). SIGNED by author Chandler to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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89 Chandler, A. Bertram; Petaja, Emil SPACE MERCENARIES; THE CAVES OF MARS
New York, N.Y.: Ace Books Inc., (1965). First edition: Paperback Original. Ace Double #M-133; cover price, $.45. Mass market paperback. Mild crease to front cover of SPACE MERCENARIES, tanning to inside covers, age-toning to pages, else a near fine copy in illustrated wraps, covers by Schomburg and Morrow. 
PBO debut for both titles, Chandler's is a sequel to EMPRESS OF OUTER SPACE; Petaja's portrays a utopia which falls victim to tyranny. SIGNED by Chandler to the title-page. Chandler's signature is relatively hard to come by. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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90 Chandler, Raymond FINGER MAN And Other Stories
New York, N.Y.: Avon Publishing Co., Inc., (1950). First edition thus, first printing: Avon #219; no cover price. A whisper of wear at the extremities, one tiny tiny nick to the upper front cover, very faint, nearly invisible corner crease to rear; thus a superb near fine; in bright, unfaded illustrated wraps. 
First pocket-sized reprint of a collection originally issued in digest format by Avon as Murder Mystery Monthly #43, in 1946. Collects "Finger Man"; "The Bronze Door"; "Smart-Aleck Kill"; and "The Simple Art of Murder." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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91 Charbonneau, Louis DOWN TO EARTH
New York: Bantam Books, (1967). First edition: Paperback Original. Bantam #F3442; cover price, $.60. Mass market paperback. An absolutely brilliant, as-new, unread, fine copy in illustrated wraps. Cover art by Lehr. 
SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Released as ANTIC EARTH in the U.K. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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92 Charnas, Suzy McKee LISTENING TO BRAHMS
(Eugene, OR): (Pulphouse Publishing), (1991). 1561465194 / 9781561465194 First edition: Chapbook Original. 46 pp. Fine, in perfect-bound illustrated wraps with artwork by Alan Giana. 
#19 in Pulphouse's Short Story Paperback Series. Michael Flynn, one of the last seven survivors of a destroyed Earth, struggles to save the human pleasure of music from the blasphemous tinkering of the alien Kondrai. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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93 Charteris, Leslie, editor; Blochman, Lawrence G.; Woolrich, Cornell; Fredric Brown; Jakes, John THE SAINT MYSTERY LIBRARY (#13)
New York: Saint Mystery Library Books, (1960). First edition: Paperback Original. Saint Mystery Library Number 13. Introduction by Charteris. Mass market paperback. Near fine, with light edgewear, mild spine creases, a very narrow, pale strip of damp stain to upper edge of a handful of pages; in illustrated wraps. Splashy cover art of a woman tumbling headlong down a flight of stairs by Leonard Goldberg. Nice copy. 
PBO anthology comprised of Brown's "Premiere of Murder," Jakes's "The Seven New Saints," Robert Andrea's "Night of Gaiety," and the only book appearance of Woolrich's "Mimic Murder"--originally seen in a 1937 issue of BLACK MASK magazine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.: Tab Books, (1966).  0830651314 / 9780830651313 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. A hint of soiling to the rear cover, else near fine in illustrated wraps. 191 pages; illustrated with numerous photos, figures, graphs and diagrams. 
GL Tab Books No. 131. Nine "how to" chapters including: Improve your shop; improve your scope; hints for test instruments; build a tone generator; build a linear scale AC meter; build a power decade box; build a transistor DC voltmeter; and etc. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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London: Frederick Muller Limited/Gold Medal Book, (1960). First U.K. edition, first printing: a paperback original. Gold Medal 396 on spine, cover price, 2/-. Mass market paperback. Mild corner crease to upper front cover (very faintly affecting the first few leaves of textblock), slight spine slant, else a nearly fine copy, in illustrated wraps 
"For twelve long years they remembered. For twelve long years they plotted. And now Captain Driscoll was going to pay for what he had done to them during the war." This copy SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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96 Collins, Max BLOOD MONEY: Nolan No. 2
New York: Pinnacle Books, (1981). 052341160X / 9780523411606 First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Mass market paperback. Pages and inside covers yellowed, else fine, unread, in illustrated wraps. 
The mob couldn't kill him, the cops couldn't catch him, and even time can't slow him down... Playing dirty isn't Nolan's style...until he's taken to the cleaners. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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97 Collins, Max Allan THE DARK CITY: An Elliot Ness Novel
Toronto/New York/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books, (1987). 0553265393 / 9780553265392 First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Mass market paperback. Pages and inside covers tanned, else fine, unread, uncreased, bright, tight, sharp; in illustrated wraps. 
After the Untouchables, Ness Goes Solo. "This is Collins at his best--lean, hard, powerful."--Ed Gorman. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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98 Collins, Michael LUKAN WAR
New York City: Belmont Books, (1969). First edition: Paperback Original. #B60-1023. $.60 cover price. Mass market paperback. A fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps. 
SF yarn of intergalactic war by Dennis Lynds under the best-known of his many pseudonyms. The Collins moniker is also used by Lynds for the exploits of one-armed detective Dan Fortune, whose series was launched in 1967 with ACT OF FEAR. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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99 Collins, Nancy A. WILD BLOOD
(London): New English Library/Hodder and Stoughton, (1993). 0450574016 / 9780450574016 First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Mass market paperback. Faint corner crease to upper front cover, and to a few corresponding pages, some minor rubbing, else fine, unread, in slick, illustrated wraps with startling cover portrait of a punk werewolf in shades. 
"Horror novel of an inhuman flesh-eating rock band."--LOCUS. "Threaded with wit and eroticism...imaginative, dynamic and highly entertaining."--Clive Barker. "A full throttle death ride through the tatters of werewolf lore."--underview. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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100 Compo, Susan PRETTY THINGS
(Portland, Oregon): Verse Chorus Press 2001. 1891241125 / 9781891241123 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine, as new, in photo-pictorial wraps. 
"A complete Los Angeles original--elegant, wistful, funny...and not to be missed."--Sandra Tsing Loh. Debut novel from the writer Bukowski called "a pretty girl with a dirty mind." SIGNED by Compo to the title-page. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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