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14801 Womack, Jack AMBIENT
New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (1987). 1555840825 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by David Shannon. 
The author's (and publicity agent's) first novel is a dystopian sf novel of 21st-century Manhattan--a haunting, violent story of love and power in the tradition of Anthony Burgess and J.G. Ballard. First book in the Ambient series (six books, so far). 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14802 Womack, Jack ELVISSEY
New York: Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1993). 0312852029 First edition: Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Near fine in illustrated wraps that show some minor rubbing. 
ELVISSEY is Womack's unique, Philip K. Dick Award-winning novel about a decadent future where a couple travel through time to kidnap a young Elvis Presley, and bring him back to make him demigod. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14803 Womack, Jack RANDOM ACTS OF SENSELESS VIOLENCE
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (1994). 0871135779 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
Womack is a Philip K. Dick Award winner for ELVISSEY. This, Womack's fifth novel, is the story of a family trying to cope with a near-future New York City that is spinning out of control. In the spirit of William Gibson and Kurt Vonnegut. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14804 Womack, Jack HEATHERN
New York: Tor SF/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1990). 0312850786 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Nicholas Jainschigg. 
"Dystopian sf novel set in the same world as TERRAPLANE about the results of a corporation's search for a genuine messiah. This is a powerful novel, with a lot to say about obsession and sacrifice. Highly recommended."--Locus. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14805 Won, Ko, selected and translated with a preface by VOICES IN DIVERSITY: Poets from Postwar Korea
Merrick, New York: Cross-Cultural Communications, 2001. 0893048852 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a very nearly fine dust jacket. 
Anthology gathers 92 poems by 37 poets who were born in or after 1945. Inscribed and SIGNED by the editor/translator. 127 pages. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14806 Wong, Shawn AMERICAN KNEES
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Tokyo/Singapore: Simon & Schuster, (1995). 0684803046 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in silver-lettered blue cloth shelfback over white boards; in a faintly age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
"Second-generation Chinese-American hero Raymond Ding's cultural and amatory uncertainty goes back to a schoolyard taunt, 'Are you Chinese, Japanese, or American knees?"'--PW. "One of the most memorable books of the 1990's."--Ishmael Reed. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14807 Wood, Barbara THE POCKET MUSE: Ideas & Inspirations for Writing
Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest Books, (2001). 1582971420 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; no dust jacket as issued. 
A potpouri of inspirations spiced with an assortment of illustrations. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14808 Wood, Barbara SOUL FLAME
New York: Random House, (1987). 0394555716 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in, including 5''x7'' photo of the author. Hardcover. Fine, in a mildly age-toned dust jacket. Map-decorated endpapers. 
Novel set in first century Egypt, Bablyon and Rome and culminating with the building of the world's first hospital. "Dramatic, unpredictable narrative with intriguing material about history, spirituality and the medical practices of antiquity."--PW. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14809 Wood, Bari THE TRIBE
New York and Scarborough, Ontario: NAL Books/New American Library, (1981). 0453003931 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine, in black cloth shelfback lettered in silver, over black boards; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket that shows age-toning, light use, and a diagonal crease to front flap. 
"Marvelous! I think it's a perfectly wonderful book. It holds its suspense throughout, and the Jewish lore adds a dimension of reality and of wonder."--Stephen King. Horror novel from the co-author of TWINS. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14810 Wood, Christopher NORTH TO RABAUL
New York: Arbor House, (1979). First edition. Hardcover. Upper spine lightly bumped, otherwise near fine in dust jacket. 
A novel about the allied plot to assassinate Admiral Yamamoto. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14811 Wood, Christopher TAIWAN
London: Michael Joseph, (1981). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14812 Wood, Frances THE SILK ROAD
London: The Folio Society, (2003). B000MABI1I Second printing. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-decorated teal silk; in a fine photo-illustrated slipcase that is mildly soiled. Quarto. 270 pages; notes and index. Illustrated with drawings and color and black-and-white photographs. Map endpapers. 
"Illustrated with drawings, manuscripts, paintings and artifacts, this historical journey through the byways of the old Silk Road is a beautifully rendered tribute to the thousands of years in which these routes served as the center of trade."--PW. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14813 Wood, James THREE BLIND MICE
New York: Vanguard Press, Inc., (1973). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very good with lower corners bumped, spine slightly cocked and previous owner's initial on front pastedown; in lightly rubbed dust jacket with one short edge tear to rear panel and one-quarter inch felt-tip pen mark on rear flap. 
Cold war suspense in the Barents Sea. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14814 Wood, Martin SHIZUKA: A Novel of California
(Bloomington, IN): (1stBooks), (2004). 1414027869 First edition, first printing: trade paperback issue. SIGNED by the author at an event in our store. Trade Paperback. Fine, in photo-illustrated wraps. 
Martin, a middle-aged Caucasian, and Pat, a young Japanese-American woman who knows little about the her pioneer forebears, venture into the Sierra Nevadas to a little-known, century-old gathering place for early Japanese settlers--Pat's ancestors. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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14815 Wood, Martin SHIZUKA: A Novel of California
(Bloomington, IN): (1stBooks), (2004). 1414027869 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author at an event in our store. Hardcover. Fine, in dust jacket. 
Martin, a middle-aged Caucasian, and Pat, a young Japanese-American woman who knows little about the her pioneer forebears, venture into the Sierra Nevadas to a little-known, century-old gathering place for early Japanese settlers--Pat's ancestors. 
Price: 28.95 USD
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14816 Wood, Ted DEAD IN THE WATER
New York: Scribner, (1983). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket with light rubbing. 
SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14817 Wood, Ted LIVE BAIT
New York: Scribner, (1985). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 

Price: 40.00 USD
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14818 Wood, Ted FOOL'S GOLD
New York: Scribner, (1986). 0684185687 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
By the author of LIVE BAIT and MURDER ON ICE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14819 Woodbury, Lael J. MOSAIC THEATRE: The Creative Use of Theatrical Constructs
Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Press, (1976). 0842505423 First edition. Warmly inscribed and SIGNED by Lael to the half-title page. Illustrated with examples, figures and photos. Hardcover. Near fine in grey linen with an embossed silver illustration to the front cover and silver titles to the front cover and spine; in very good plus dust jacket with very short edge tears, some fading to the spine, and mild creases and rubbing to some edges. 
Lael's treatise on the art of the theatre features an unusual blend of philosophical concepts, psychological insights, and practical stagecraft. Lael was the Dean of College of Fine Arts at Brigham Young University. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14820 Woodcraft, Elizabeth GOOD BAD WOMAN
(New York): Kensington Books, (2002). 075820258X First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof. Hardcover. Fine in printed orange wraps; in the published dust jacket. 
Female barrister Frankie Richmond's first outing in a projected London-based mystery series by debut novelist and practising barrister, Elizabeth Woodcraft. "An unchained melody of love, loss, laughter and the law."--Val McDermid. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14821 Woodcraft, Elizabeth GOOD BAD WOMAN
(New York): Kensington Books, (2002). 075820258X First U.S. (and first hardcover) edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The practicing barrister's debut novel is a plot-twisting mystery featuring London attorney Frankie Richmond. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14822 Woodfin, Henry VIRGINIA'S THING
New York: Harper and Row, (1968). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with light fading to the spine. 

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14823 Woodford, Jack GENTLEMAN FROM PARNASSUS
New York: The Woodford Press, (1951). First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine, fresh, as-new, in taupe composition binding with orange-red spine titles, orange upper-page-edge tint; in a very lightly worn and rubbed, faintly soiled, near fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Genteely impoverished Sir Arthur Hanon, scion of a once lusty, wenching noble household, goes to Hollywood to become a "real man" in this novel by the pseudonymous pulp scribe best known for his guide to writing and publishing, TRIAL AND ERROR. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14824 Woodham-Smith, Cecil THE REASON WHY
Alexandria, Virginia: Time-Life Books Inc., (1982). 080943718X Reprint. Time Reading Program Special Edition. Hardcover. Fine in red boards with gilt lettering and bands to the front cover and spine, uniform to series. 312 pages, six b&w illustrations, principal sources, and an index. 
Introduction by Gordon A. Craig. The story of George Bingham (later Lord Lucan) and his brother-in-law James Brudenell (later Lord Cardigan) who were incompetent commanders for the British in the Crimean War. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14825 Woodman, Dorothy HIMALAYAN FRONTIERS: A Political Review of British, Chinese, Indian and Russian Rivalries
New York: Frederic A. Praeger Publishers, (1969). 0248997270 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a very nearly fine dust jacket. 
Octavo. The author, a geographer, has spent time and traveled the Himalayas extensively; here he traces the past conflicts to their historical roots. 423 pages, references, appendices, bibliography, index, 32 maps including two fold-out. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14826 Woodman, Richard BALTIC MISSION
New York: Walker and Company, (1986). 0802710328 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine, in green paper-over-boards, with gilt spine lettering; in a very mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with wraparound painting by Val Biro of a battle at sea. 
A Napoleonic sea adventure from the author who "has quietly stolen the weather gauge from most of his rivals in Hornblower stakes."--Observer. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14827 Woodman, Richard IN DISTANT WATERS
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1988). 0312025866 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine pictorial dust jacket. 
A "Nathaniel Drinkwater" novel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14828 Woodrell, Daniel THE ONES YOU DO
New York: Henry Holt, (1992). 0805009728 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"THE ONES YOU DO is like Rice Krispies--the pages snap, crackle and pop. Woodrell's writing reminds me of the late, great John D. Macdonald....Don't be one of the ones who don't read him."--Barry Gifford. The third St. Bruno novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14829 Woodring, Carl LITERATURE: An Embattled Profession
New York: Columbia University Press, (1999). 0231115229 First edition. Hardcover. Fine with gilt lettering to the spine; in photo-pictorial dust jacket. Jacket photograph by Photodisc. 220 pages, notes, index. 
Studies the relevance of the humanities in today's society, analyzes the history and present state of literary criticism in the United States, particularly as taught in the major universities, and argues for a middle ground in the cultural wars. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14830 Woodruff, Nancy SOMEONE ELSE'S CHILD
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2000). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Every sentence glows with truths we keep hidden. Nancy Woodruff is a storyteller of great heart and generosity who tells difficult truths in plain words. This is not a book for someone else; it's for everyone."--Jacquelyn Mitchard. Woodruff's debut. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14831 Woods, Paula L. INNER CITY BLUES
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, (1999). 039304680 First edition, second printing. SIGNED by the author! Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Woods' debut introduces Charlotte Justice, a black woman "in the very white, very male, sometimes very hostile Los Angeles Police Department." 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14832 Woods, Sara BLOODY INSTRUCTIONS
New York: Harper and Row, (1962). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Tattered upper corner, else a very good copy in a very good plus dust jacket with traces of soiling to covers. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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14833 Woods, Sara YET SHE MUST DIE
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1973). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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14834 Woods, Sara THIS FATAL WRIT
New York: St. Martin's, (1979). 0312800509 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
An Antony Maitland mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14835 Woods, Sara THEY STAY FOR DEATH
New York: St. Martin's, (1980). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket 
An Antony Maitland mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14836 Woods, Stuart SANTA FE DEAD
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2008). 0399154906 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"A taut tale of a very bad woman out to fleece a very good man. . . . Scarcely an excess word gets in the way of the briskly moving plot."--Publisher's Weekly. Trial Lawyer Ed Eagle testifies as a witness against his ex-wife Barbara. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14837 Woods, Stuart THE RUN
(New York, N.Y.): HarperCollinsPublishers, (2000). 0060191872 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Political thriller featuring Willie Lee, the hero of the national bestsellers RUN BEFORE THE WIND and GRASSROOTS, a respected senator from his home state of Georgia. This copy has been SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14838 Woods, Stuart L.A. DEAD
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2000). 0399146644 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Features cop-turned-lawyer/investigator, Stone Barrington. "Stuart Woods is a no-nonsense, slam-bang storyteller."--Chicago Tribune. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14839 Woods, Stuart L.A. DEAD
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2000). 0399146644 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
"Stone Barrington is back! Amid the glamour and intrigue of L.A. movie society, the cop-turned-lawyer must defend a former love charged with murder. But even Stone has trouble telling fact from fiction...." Sixth Stone Barrington novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14840 Woods, Stuart THE RUN
(New York, N.Y.): HarperCollinsPublishers, (2000). 0060191872 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Will Lee returns from RUN BEFORE THE WIND and GRASSROOTS. Now a senator from his home state of Georgia, Lee finds himself thrust into the national spotlight and thus becomes a target for clandestine forces from his past. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14841 Woods, Stuart ORCHID BLUES
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2001). 0399147772 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tiny, faint dotting to page edges, else a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
"Woods delivers smart characters and dialogue with a nice swing to it, not to mention a tightly plotted story."--NY Times. A Holly Barker mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14842 Woods, Stuart THE SHORT FOREVER
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2002). 039914868X First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
The eighth mystery featuring Stone Barrington, investigator. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14843 Woods, Stuart SWIMMING TO CATALINA
(New York, N.Y.): HarperCollinsPublishers, (1998). 0060183691 First edition, first printing. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"This, enjoyable, star-dusted plunge into Hollywood's dark side agreeably melds '90s glitz with classic noir."--People Magazine, Page-Turner of the Week. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14844 Woods, Stuart L.A. TIMES
(New York): Harper CollinsPublishers, (1993). 0060177144 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages mildly age-toned, else fine, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
Thriller about Hollywood and the mob by the bestselling author. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14845 Woods, Stuart SHORT STRAW
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2006). 073947572X First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A taut tale of a very bad woman out to fleece a very good man. Santa Fe, New Mexico lawyer Ed Eagle wakes up one morning with a terrible hangover, missing money, and a missing wife. The same fascinating wife introduced in SANTE FE RULES. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14846 Woodward, Byerly ANNUAL INDEX TO MOTION PICTURE CREDITS: 1996
(Beverly Hills, CA): Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, (1995). First edition. Quarto. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket as issued. Record of motion pictures which played in Los Angeles County during the year, prepared by AMPAS to determine Oscar eligibility. 
Detailed credits, indexed by Actor, Art Director, Casting Director, Cinematographer, Costume Designer, Director, Film Editor, Makeup Artist, Composer, Producer, Sound Designer, Writer and Releasing Company. With cumulative list of films from 1976. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14847 Woodward, Byerly ANNUAL INDEX TO MOTION PICTURE CREDITS: 1986
(Beverly Hills, CA): Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, (1995). First edition. Quarto. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket as issued. Record of motion pictures which played in Los Angeles County during the year, prepared by AMPAS to determine Oscar eligibility. 
Detailed credits, indexed by Actor, Art Director, Casting Director, Cinematographer, Costume Designer, Director, Film Editor, Makeup Artist, Composer, Producer, Sound Designer, Writer and Releasing Company. With cumulative list of films from 1976. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14848 Woodward, Byerly ANNUAL INDEX TO MOTION PICTURE CREDITS: 1995
(Beverly Hills, CA): Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, (1995). First edition. Quarto. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket as issued. Record of motion pictures which played in Los Angeles County during the year, prepared by AMPAS to determine Oscar eligibility. 
Detailed credits, indexed by Actor, Art Director, Casting Director, Cinematographer, Costume Designer, Director, Film Editor, Makeup Artist, Composer, Producer, Sound Designer, Writer and Releasing Company. With cumulative list of films from 1976. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14849 Woodward, Byerly ANNUAL INDEX TO MOTION PICTURE CREDITS: 1994
(Beverly Hills, CA): Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, (1995). First edition. Quarto. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket as issued. Record of motion pictures which played in Los Angeles County during the year, prepared by AMPAS to determine Oscar eligibility. 
Detailed credits, indexed by Actor, Art Director, Casting Director, Cinematographer, Costume Designer, Director, Film Editor, Makeup Artist, Composer, Producer, Sound Designer, Writer and Releasing Company. With cumulative list of films from 1976. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14850 Woodward, Byerly ANNUAL INDEX TO MOTION PICTURE CREDITS: 1993
(Beverly Hills, CA): Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, (1995). First edition. Quarto. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket as issued. Record of motion pictures which played in Los Angeles County during the year, prepared by AMPAS to determine Oscar eligibility. 
Detailed credits, indexed by Actor, Art Director, Casting Director, Cinematographer, Costume Designer, Director, Film Editor, Makeup Artist, Composer, Producer, Sound Designer, Writer and Releasing Company. With cumulative list of films from 1976. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14851 Woodward, Byerly ANNUAL INDEX TO MOTION PICTURE CREDITS: 1992
(Beverly Hills, CA): Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, (1995). First edition. Quarto. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket as issued. Record of motion pictures which played in Los Angeles County during the year, prepared by AMPAS to determine Oscar eligibility. 
Detailed credits, indexed by Actor, Art Director, Casting Director, Cinematographer, Costume Designer, Director, Film Editor, Makeup Artist, Composer, Producer, Sound Designer, Writer and Releasing Company. With cumulative list of films from 1976. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14852 Woodward, Byerly ANNUAL INDEX TO MOTION PICTURE CREDITS: 1988
(Beverly Hills, CA): Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, (1995). First edition. Quarto. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket as issued. Record of motion pictures which played in Los Angeles County during the year, prepared by AMPAS to determine Oscar eligibility. 
Detailed credits, indexed by Actor, Art Director, Casting Director, Cinematographer, Costume Designer, Director, Film Editor, Makeup Artist, Composer, Producer, Sound Designer, Writer and Releasing Company. With cumulative list of films from 1976. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14853 Woodworth, Stephen THROUGH VIOLET EYES
(New York, New York): A Dell Book, (2004). 0553803379 Reprint. Mass Market Paperback. Fine, a new book, in fine, illustrated wraps. 
"Part SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, part THE LOVELY BONES, THROUGH VIOLET EYES delivers a highly evocative, thrilling punch. You won't put it down."--Lisa Gardner. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Price: 6.99 USD
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14854 Woodworth, Stephen WITH RED HANDS
(New York, New York): A Dell Book, (2005). 0553586459 First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Mass Market Paperback. Fine, a new book, in fine, illustrated wraps. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
"Woodworth's fast-paced and imaginative sequel to his amazing debut, THROUGH VIOLET EYES, revisits the world of the Violets, a small group of individuals born with violet eyes and the ability to communicate with the dead."--PW. 
Price: 6.99 USD
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14855 Woodworth, Stephen IN GOLDEN BLOOD
(New York, New York): A Dell Book, (2005). 0440242525 First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Mass Market Paperback. Fine, a new book, in fine, illustrated wraps. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Natalie Lindstrom has a gift: the power to speak to the dead, to solve crimes by interviewing murder victims. But now she wants to escape and takes a job as far from crime and punishment as she can get: with an archaeologist in the mountains of Peru. 
Price: 6.99 USD
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14856 Woodworth, Stephen FROM BLACK ROOMS
New York: Bantam Books, (2006). 0440242533 First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Paperback. New. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
The fourth installment in a cross-genre--mystery/dark fantasy--series featuring Natalie Lindstrom, a rare individual born with violet eyes and the ability to channel the souls of the dead. Sophisticated suspense. To be SIGNED by the author in our shop. 
Price: 6.99 USD
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14857 Wooldridge, Dean E. MECHANICAL MAN: The Physical Basis of Intelligent Life
New York: McGraw Hill Book Company, (1968). First edition. Hardcover. Former owner's address and bookstore labels on front endpaper, otherwise a near fine copy in a dust jacket lightly tanned at the spine. 
Drawing on discoveries in the fields of biophysics, biochemistry, neurophysiology, and computer science, the author proposes that biology is a branch of physical science and that "man is only a complex kind of machine". 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14858 Wooley, Marilyn JACKPOT JUSTICE
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2000). First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Winner of the 1999 St. Martin's Malice Domestic first novel award . 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14859 Woolf, Virginia; Bell, Julian, illustrator THE WIDOW AND THE PARROT
San Diego, CA: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, (1988). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Octavo. 
Illustrated by the author's grandnephew. Set by Woolf in her home village, this tongue-in-cheek but moralistic Victorian tale of kindness to animals was originally written for her two nephews' family newspaper, and sat forgotten for 60 years. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14860 Woolfe, Byron THE NYMPHO
(Hollywood, California): A Boudoir Limited Edition, (1962). First edition: Paperback Original. Boudoir #1018. $.60 cover price. Mass market paperback. About near fine, with some nicking to lower textblock, mild (production) crease to rear cover, very light wear to the extremities; appears unread; in photo-pictorial wraps. 
"A frank, uncensored story of a troubled girl's emotional coming of age--the hard way!" The troubled model in the cover photo--martini glass in hand, knee oddly raised, tosses her head back in anguish as her shoulder straps slip off. Sleaze verite. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14861 Woollcott, Alexander, editor THE WOOLLCOTT READER: Bypaths in the Realms of Gold
New York: The Viking Press, 1935. First edition. One of fifteen-hundred numbered copies SIGNED by the editor. This is copy #939. Hardcover. Age-toning and light spotting to the spine, else very good plus in cream-colored parchment with gilt top edges, ribbon marker, embossed device to the rear cover, and green morocco labels to the front cover and spine; lacking slipcase. 1011 pages. 
Woollcott, actor, critic, radio personality, and leader of the Algonquin Round Table, edits this collection of his favorite literature; included are seven novels, a biography, a play, four essays, and three stories, with afterwords for each by the editor. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14862 Woolrich, Cornell DARKNESS AT DAWN: Early Suspense Classics by Cornell Woolrich
(London): Xanadu, (1988). First U.K. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a rubbed, else near fine dust jacket. Edited by Francis M. Nevins, Jr. and Martin H. Greenberg; with an introduction and Woolrich checklist by Nevins. 
Representative grab-bag of yarns, including quasi-police procedurals, rapid-action whizbangs, and tales of the occult; volume opens with the author's earliest published suspense story, "Death Sits in the Dentist's Chair." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14863 Woolrich, Cornell; Edited by Francis M. Nevins LOVE AND NIGHT: Unknown Stories
(Tucson, Arizona): Dennis McMillan Publications, 2007. 0939767589 First edition, first printing. One of 1000 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Attractively bound in gilt titled brilliant red cloth, black monogramed endpapers, protected by a photo-pictorial jacket designed by Michael Kellner featuring a vintage photo of Woolrich. Octavo. 236 pages. 
Francis M. Nevins and Dennis McMillan has brought together 15 lesser-known Woolrich stories, first published between 1926 and 1939 and never reprinted since. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14864 Woolrich, Cornell; Edited by Francis M. Nevins LOVE AND NIGHT: Unknown Stories
(Tucson, Arizona): Dennis McMillan Publications, 2007. 0939767589 First edition, first printing. One of 156 lettered copies printed, SIGNED by Nevins. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket (still shrinkwrapped) in, as-new, slipcase. Bound in quarter morocco, black monogramed endpapers, protected by a photo-pictorial jacket designed by Michael Kellner featuring a vintage photo of Woolrich. 
Francis M. Nevins and Dennis McMillan has brought together 15 lesser-known Woolrich stories, first published between 1926 and 1939 and never reprinted since. Octavo. 236 pages. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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14865 Woolrich, Cornell; Palmer, Stuart; Rawson, Clayton; Innes, Michael; et alia ELLERY'S QUEEN'S MYSTERY MAGAZINE DECEMBER 1955: Including BLACK MASK Magazine
New York: Mercury Publications, Inc., 1955. Volume 26, No. 6. Digest. Near fine, with a minor nick to spine, general overall age-toning; in stapled wraps with terrific George Salter painting of a man holding a wicked-looking knife, and who has another knife bloodily stuck into his abdomen. 
On the cover: Woolrich's first buried-alive chiller "The Living Lie Down with the Dead"--re-titled "One Night to Be Dead Sure Of" ("a strange amalgam of Poe and Damon Runyon"--Nevins) plus an Inspector Appleby, a Merlini contest yarn, Miss Withers, more! 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14866 Woolverton, Linda STAR WIND
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1986. 0395414547 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild bruising to upper corner tips, else fine in gilt-lettered black cloth shelfback over yellow-ochre boards; in a very lightly rubbed near fine, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket by Paul Moch. 
Young adult sf novel from the author who would go on to write screenplays for the animated features, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and THE LION KING and the librettos for the stage musicals of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and AIDA. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14867 Worboys, Anne RUN, SARA, RUN
New York: Scribner's, (1981). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 

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14868 Wormser, Richard THIEF OF BAGHDAD
(New York): A Dell First Edition, (1961). First edition: Paperback Original. #B2167; original cover price, $.35. Mass market paperback. Fine in color-illustrated wraps which show a tiny, very superficial scratch to the rear cover--no color has been scratched away, however, and the copy is superb. 
Novelization of the Italian-made costume epic snatched up by Joseph E. Levine, dubbed, Americanized and aimed directly at an audience of pre-pubescent boys. Bodybuilder turned actor Steve Reeves wields a pair of wicked looking scimitars in the cover art. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14869 Wouk, Herman THIS IS MY GOD
Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1959). Publisher's reprint. Hardcover. Mild shelf-wear, and a very mildly bumped corner tip, else near fine; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket with minor wear. Jacket by Robert Galster. 
This copy is inscribed to noted San Francisco bookman David Magee, "For David Magee, from his graduate of the 1967 Bohemian Grove in friendship," and SIGNED and dated (1967) by Wouk. An interesting association copy. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14870 Wouk, Herman THE HOPE
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1993). 0316955191 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The historical saga of Israel from the author of THE CAINE MUTINY, THE WINDS OF WAR and WAR AND REMEMBRANCE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14871 Wouk, Herman THE "LOMOKOME" PAPERS
New York: Pocket Books, (1968). First edition: Paperback Original. PB #75226. Mass market paperback. Fine, tight unread copy in pictorial wraps. With special introduction by Wouk written for this edition, and illustrations by Harry Bennett. First published in Collier's Magazine in 1956. 
Wouk's only sf novel was written in 1949 (pre-CAINE MUTINY) as a satirical chronicle of a moon voyage in the tradition of Butler's EREWHON and Defoe's A MODEST PROPOSAL. Lomokome is Hebrew for "utopia" or "nowhere." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14872 Wozencraft, Kim RUSH
New York: Random House, (1990). 0394576713 First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
The story of a new, female police officer who goes undercover as a "narc" only to become a coke-addict herself. Wozencraft's first novel, it was the basis for a film with Jason Patric and Jennifer Jason Leigh. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14873 Wrede, Patricia C. THE ENCHANTED FOREST CHRONICLES
[New York]: GuildAmerica Books, (2005). 1568651732 Omnibus edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Hardcover. Lower spine edge crimped, very good plus; in a lightly edgeworn illustrated dust jacket showing a few tiny edge tears. Wraparound jacket art by Gary Lippincott. 
The adventures of Cimorene, Princess of Linderwall, related in four novels, collected here for the first time: DEALING WITH DRAGONS, SEARCHING FOR DRAGONS, CALLING ON DRAGONS, and TALKING TO DRAGONS. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14874 Wren, Christopher HACKS
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Tokyo/Singapore: Simon & Schuster, (1996). 0684814137 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Wren has lived the great hack deadlines, is fluent in hackspeak, and has unblemished hack creed. The result is this funny, moving... story that puts a great journalistic heroine (Cassandra Benoit)...on the best satiric novel maps."--Kevin Buckley. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14875 Wren, M.K. CURIOSITY DIDN'T KILL THE CAT
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1973. 0385064780 First edition. Hardcover. Former owner's small address label and bookshop stamp to front pastedown, lower page edges remainder sprayed, else very good plus in blue cloth with silver titles to the spine; in a near fine, lightly soiled dust jacket with rubbing at the upper spine. 
SIGNED by the author to the front endpaper along with her cat's pawprint stamped and identified--Tai (Meg) to the front pastedown. Wren's first novel features Conan Flagg, an Irish/Native American bookshop owner and a former P.I. and intelligence agent. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14876 Wren, M.K. NOTHING'S CERTAIN BUT DEATH
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1978. First edition. Hardcover. Light foxing to top page edges, light shelfwear to the edges, else a very good copy in a very good, price-clipped dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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14877 Wren, Percival Christopher; afterword by Brian Stableford BEAU GESTE
Pleasantville, N.Y./Montreal: The Reader's Digest Association, Inc., (1995). 0895776324 First edition thus. In The World's Best Reading series. With publisher's informational insert laid in. Hardcover. Bookplate, else fine, in blue faux leather shelfback over decorated boards, lettered and ruled in silver, decorative endsheets; no dust jacket, as issued. With b&w illustrations by Helen McKie produced for a 1927 edition from John Murray. 
Wren's adventure classic about three wealthy brothers who join the French Foreign Legion. Filmed in 1926 with Ronald Colman, in 1939 with Gary Cooper, Ray Milland and Robert Preston, in 1966 and in 1982. It will no doubt be filmed again. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14878 Wright, Ben; Shiels, Michael Patrick GOOD BOUNCES & BAD LIES
(Chelsea, Michigan): Sleeping Bear Press, (1999). 1886947228 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. Jacket photograph, a close-up picture of a golf ball, by Joe Vaughn. 304 pages, twenty-four black-and-white photographs. 
An autobiography by the veteran golf announcer and journalist. Webster traces his life from his beginning as a sportswriter for the DAILY DISPATCH in England in 1954 to the 1995 interview that virtually ended his career at CBS. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14879 Wright, Charles COUNTRY MUSIC: Selected Early Poems
Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press, (1983). 0819550663 Second printing, so stated on copyright page. Hardcover. Faint soiling to page edges, thus nearly fine, in tan cloth with black spine stamping; in a nearly fine dust jacket showing some mild age-toning, a hint of fading to spine panel. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Comprised of poems from THE GRAVE OF THE RIGHT HAND (1970), HARD FREIGHT (1973), BLOODLINES (1975) and CHINA TRACE (1977). 1983 American Book Award for Poetry. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14880 Wright, Charles THE MESSENGER
New York: Farrar, Straus & Company, (1963). B0006AYKSC First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine; in a lightly rubbed photo-pictorial dust jacket with several closed tears at the spine ends. 
THE MESSENGER is Wright's critically acclaimed first novel in his African-American New York City trilogy. The other two published works are: THE WIG (1966), and ABSOLUTELY NOTHING TO GET ALARMED ABOUT (1973). He is currently writing a memoir. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14881 Wright, Charles ABSOLUTELY NOTHING TO GET ALARMED ABOUT
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1973). 0374114080 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in white-lettered maroon cloth shelfback over yellow salt-and-pepper boards; maroon top-edge tint; in a fine, if age-toned, illustrated dust jacket, with artwork by Milton Glaser...one of his best designs. 
"Wright has worked out a language and a landscape that is a kaleidoscope of mystery and simplicity, filled with miracles and puzzles...ABSOLUTELY NOTHING TO GET ALARMED ABOUT is terrific! It is surreal, erotic, comic, satirical, alive!"--Clarence Major. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14882 Wright, Charles THE WIG: A Mirror Image
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1966). B0006BNRZI First edition, first printing. Jacket design by Milton Glaser. Hardcover. Fine, in white-lettered turquoise cloth shelfback over black boards blind-debossed with a striking image of the back of a man's head; in a dust jacket with a vertical crease to the rear flap, but that is otherwise fine. 
Wright's "style, as mean and vicious a weapon as a rusty hacksaw, is the perfect vehicle for his zany pessimism..... THE WIG is a brutal, exciting, and necessary book."--NY Times. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14883 Wright, Charles THE WIG: A Mirror Image
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1966). B0006BNRZI First edition, first printing. Jacket design by Milton Glaser. Hardcover. Tiny area of faint stain to first few leaves, else fine, in white-lettered turquoise cloth shelfback over black boards blind-debossed with image of the back of a man's head; in a fine, faintly age-toned dust jacket, showing a faint crease to rear flap. 
Wright's second novel, a comedie noire, a kind of CANDIDE in Harlem, set in "an America of tomorrow."--author's note. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14884 Wright, Charles THE WORLD OF THE TEN THOUSAND THINGS: Poems 1980-1990
New York: Farrar Strauss Giroux, (1990). 0374523266 First edition, first printing: trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Minor soiling to page edges, and scattered within, thus near fine; in illustrated wraps. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. 
"There is no poet of his generation whose career has unfolded with such genuine authority as Charles Wright's, or whom I read with more astonishment and gratitude. There is no book published this year I could recommend more highly."--J.D. McClatchy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14885 Wright, Dudley THE BOOK OF VAMPIRES
New York, New York: Causeway Books, (1973). 0883560070 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in red, textured boards with black spine lettering; in a lightly age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
"The first serious study of vampirism in the English language--a plain, unvarnished survey of this terrifying supernatural phenomenon. The book is more impressive because there is no deliberate attempt to make our flesh creep." 217 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14886 Wright, Edward RED SKY LAMENT
(London): Orion, (2006). 0752869299 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Very fine in a very fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. A new book! 
"The unglamorous underbelly of Hollywood is stripped bare with a rigour that would have impressed Chandler. But Wright never forgets that character is the absolute fulcrum of a book such as this, and RED SKY LAMENT delivers."--Barry Forshaw. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14887 Wright, Edward DAMNATION FALLS
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2008). 0312380011 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Drawing on skills as an investigative reporter, ex-Chicago newspaper columnist Randall Wilkes sets out to discover who is behind killings back in Pilgrim's Rest, the Tennessee hill town where he grew up. By the award-winning author of RED SKY LAMENT. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14888 Wright, Edward DAMNATION FALLS
(London): (Orion Books), (2007). 0752885790 First edition, first printing. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR! Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
Drawing on skills as an investigative reporter, ex-Chicago newspaper columnist Randall Wilkes sets out to discover who is behind killings back in Pilgrim's Rest, the Tennessee hill town where he grew up. By the award-winning author of RED SKY LAMENT. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14889 Wright, Edward CLEA'S MOON
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2003). 0399150471 First U.S. edition, first printing. Relatively small print run of 14,500 copies. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
With a nod to Raymond Chandler, this mystery set in late-1940s Los Angeles won the Debut Dagger Award in Great Britain. A former B-movie actor must become a real-life hero to save his missing step-daughter. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14890 Wright, Elizabeth INDEPENDENCE IN ALL THINGS, NEUTRALITY IN NOTHING: The Story of a Pioneer Journalist of the American West
(San Francisco): (Miller Freeman), (1973). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Octavo. Biography of Legh Richmond Freeman, an early-day pioneer journalist, whose career in publishing in the American West spanned the years 1865 to 1915. 255 pages, endpaper map, genealogy chart at rear, illustrated. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14891 Wright, Eric THE LAST HAND
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2002). 031228330X First U.S. editon: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps 
Charlie Salter's last case before he retires leads him to a high-stakes poker game organized by a ring of high-end lawyers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14892 Wright, Eric DEATH IN THE OLD COUNTRY
New York: Scribner's, (1985). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Faint stain to the upper spine area, else near fine in dust jacket. 
An Inspector Charlie Salter mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14893 Wright, Eric MAN WHO CHANGED HIS NAME
New York: Scribner's, (1986). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Light stain to fore edge, else a near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
An Inspector Charlie Salter mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14894 Wright, Eric A SENSITIVE CASE
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1990). 0684191326 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
An Inspector Charlie Salter mystery. Salter, is now head of the Special Affairs Center for the Toronto police, and nevertheless finds himself investigating the murder of a massage therapist. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14895 Wright, Eric DEATH BY DEGREES
New York: Scribner's, (1993). 0684196484 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
An Inspector Charlie Salter mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14896 Wright, Eric FINAL CUT
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1991). 0684193000 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very faint foxing to upper page edges, else fine, in bronze-foil stamped blue cloth shelfback over deep lilac boards; in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. 
"The Toronto movie set of a thriller about a Nazi concentration camp guard...is besieged by acts of sabotage: the sprinkler system goes off unexpectedly; the star is mugged; completed film is stolen; and, finally, there is a murder."--PW. In Slide. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14897 Wright, Harold Bell WHEN A MAN'S A MAN
New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, [undated]. Reprint. Hardcover. Pages inevitably tanned, else a remarkably fresh, fine example, in vivid orange cloth with black lettering; in a fine, if very mildly edgeworn, illustrated dust jacket with splendid Brandywine-style painting. 
Drawing on firsthand experience, Wright, in this 1916 novel, paints "a realistic picture of Arizona culture and characters, and he adds his own illustrations of the ranch equipment, brands, and scenes to his text."--J. Kinkead. Filmed in 1924 and 1935. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14898 Wright, Harold Bell A SON OF HIS FATHER
New York/London: D. Appleton and Company, (1925). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very mild use, a virtually fine example, in reddish cloth with gilt lettering and rules; lacking dust jacket. With superb Brandywinish full-color frontispiece painting, protected by a tissue guard that shows one tiny corner crease. 
Wright's eleventh novel centers on "Nora O'Shea, an Irish girl who, after her mother's death, travels to Arizona to see her brother, who works at the Las Rosas Ranch owned by Big Boy Morgan."--Joyce Kinkead. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14899 Wright, L.R. A CHILL RAIN IN JANUARY
[New York]: Viking, (1990). 0670831298 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected Proof. Dated and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in green printed wraps. 
"Sechelt, a village on the British Columbia Sunshine Coast, is the locale of the successor to Wright's Edgar-winning THE SUSPECT."--Publisher's Weekly. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14900 Wright, L.R. THE REALM OF L.R. WRIGHT: A Reader's Companion
(New York, New York): (Scribner), [No date]. First edition: Limited edition booklet. Pamphlet. Fine in illustrated stapled wraps. 
An 18-page promotional pamphlet issued by the publisher to launch the Edgar Award-winning Canadian author's novel MOTHER LOVE. Contains a note from the author, origins of the Alberg series, character profiles, plot synopses, and a preview excerpt. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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