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4301 Coulter, Catherine HEMLOCK BAY
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2001). 0399147381 First edition: Uncorrected Proof, with materials laid. Proof. Fine in printed glossy light green wraps. 
Catherine Coulter's suspense novel features FBI Agent Dillon Savich challenged by a case involving the kidnapping of two teenage boys. "Her suspense thrillers seem to get better and better."--Midwest Review of Books. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4302 Coulter, Stephen THE SHROUD
London: Heinemann, (1964). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in like pictorial dust jacket with a tiny patch of abrasion to spine, very light edgewear, and one minute closed edge tear. 
A crippled nuclear submarine, the HMS Uranus, plunges to the bottom of the ocean in forbidden waters. Will it trigger WWIII? 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4303 Coulter, Stephen PLAYERS IN A DARK GAME
New York: William Morrow, 1968. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Slight lean to spine, else a near fine copy in a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket with a short edge tear to rear cover. 

Price: 12.50 USD
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4304 Counselman, Mary Elizabeth HALF IN SHADOW
(Sauk City, Wisconsin): Arkham House Publishers, Inc., 1978. 0870540815 First U.S. edition, first printing. One of 4,288 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Creepy jacket illustration of a family of zombie-like hillbillies and their ramshackle house by Tim Kirk. 
Fourteen stories by this frequent contributor to "Weird Tales." This collection adds seven stories to the British collection of the same title. Includes "Seventh Sister" and "The Tree's Wife," among others. With a preface by the author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4305 Count, E.W. THE HUNDRED PERCENT SQUAD
(New York, N.Y.): Warner Books/A Warner Communications Company, (1990). 0446514713 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild toning to textblock, else fine, in gilt-lettered blue cloth shelfback over blue boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket that betrays a hint of age-toning. 
Police procedural set in the 29th Precinct of the NYPD, led by divorced and attractive Lieutenant Andy Flynn. "Delivers keen and accurate insights into the true players of street crime."--Robert Tannenbaum. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4306 Courtnay, Jack THEATRE ORGAN WORLD
Braintree, MA: The Organ Literature Foundation, [undated]. 0913746339 Trade Paperback facsimile edition. Trade Paperback. Nearly fine: unread, but with some mild soiling to page edges, minor bumping to lower corner tips; in slick, cardstock wraps. 
Facsimile reprint of a 1946 issue from Tucker and Oxley: everything you ever wanted to know about cinema organists: capsule biographies of the artists, appreciations, how-tos, reminiscences, photo-portraits, etc. [217] pages, plus ads. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4307 Cousin Alice "ALL'S NOT GOLD THAT GLITTERS;" Or The Young Californian
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1891. Reprint. 214 pages, plus [2] pages of ads to rear. Frontispiece and three additional full-page engravings. Hardcover. Very good plus: light wear, some staining to covers, a few corner creases and scattered stains within; brown cloth with red rules, devices, gilt lettering to front; gilt lettering, rules, gilt-and-red floral vignettes to spine; blind stamping to rear. 
Fourth book in the "Home" juvenile series written by Alice Bradley Haven under the pseudonym "Cousin Alice." First published in 1853, this title is considered to be the first children's book with a California setting. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4308 Cousins, Norman THE PATHOLOGY OF POWER
New York/London: W.W. Norton & Company, (1987). 0393023788 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a dust jacket. 228 pages, notes, bibliography, and an index. Small octavo. 
Foreword by George F. Kennan. Cousins argues that the only defense in the atomic age is peace, which conflicts with the national power structure in America that has institutionalized national security and created unaccountable governmental agencies. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4309 Coville, Bruce, as told to and translated by; with illustrations by Matthew Cogswell THOR'S WEDDING DAY By Thialfi, The Goat Boy
Orlando/Austin/New York/San Diego/Toronto/London: Harcourt, Inc., (2005). 0152014551 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Matthew Cogswell. 
"Coville takes a Norse poem called the Thrymskvitha and turns it into a delightful prose romp. The story centers on the theft of Mjollnir, the god Thor's magical war hammer, by the giant Thrym."--Todd Morning. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4310 Coville, Bruce, editor; Hildebrandt, Tim, illustrator THE UNICORN TREASURY
New York: Doubleday, (1988). 0385240007 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in color-illustrated, laminated boards; in pictorial dust jacket with minor creasing to the rear panel. Jacket illustration by Tim Hildebrandt. 
Collection of stories, poems, and unicorn lore drawn from the works of Madeleine L'Engle, C.S. Lewis, Jane Yolen, Ardath Mayhar, Patricia Wrede, Jennifer Roberson, and others. Illustrated in black-and-white and color by Tim Hildebrandt. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4311 Cowan, Andrew PIG
New York/San Diego/London: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1996). 0151002185 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in tan linen over cream boards with black titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
"A first novel of extraordinary poise and accomplishment, treating a boy's coming of age amid the squalid realities of the new British underclass with a delicacy and lyricism which is both gripping and moving."--Michael Dibdin. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4312 Cowan, Bainard and Kronick, Joseph G., editors THEORIZING AMERICAN LITERATURE: Hegel, the Sign,and History
Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, (1991). 0807116289 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in orange cloth; in a fine dust jacket. 294 pages, notes on contributors, and an index. 
A study of the intersections of Hegelian thought, contemporary literary theory, and American literature, to reevaluate Hegel and his philosophy's role in American literary history. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4313 Coward, Noel; devised and directed by Roderick Cook OH COWARD!
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1974. 038508445 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint darkening at the inner hinges, else fine, unread, in blue-gray cloth with silver spine stamping; in a lightly age-toned, and mildly worn near fine dust jacket. 
Libretto for the successful musical comedy revue derived from the Master's songs, sketches, plays and memoirs. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4314 Cowell, Henry NEW MUSICAL RESOURCES
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930. First edition. SIGNED by the author/composer to the front endpaper with the ink inscription ''best greetings/Henry Cowell''. Hardcover. Attractive bookplate to the front pastedown endpaper, several pages have red ink underlining and ink notation to the rear pastedown endpaper, covers mildly soiled with silver spine titles rubbed, else a very good copy; lacking the dust jacket. 144 pages. 
Hailed as "a classic" by Virgil Thomson, NEW MUSICAL RESOURCES has become recognized as one of the few seminal technical studies written by a twentieth-century composer. A very scarce book--RARE SIGNED! 
Price: 750.00 USD
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4315 Cowper, Richard CLONE
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1972). Book club edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket lightly faded on the spine (as usual). 
An amusing near-future satire marking Cowper's first breakthrough novel in the US market. Jacket by Tim Lewis. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4316 Cowper, Richard CLONE
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1973. 0385036914 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Remainder spray to lower edges of pages and covers, with a good deal of spray hitting the rear cover; thus very good plus, in bright yellow cloth with blue spine lettering; in a very good plus, lightly worn, heavily faded dust jacket. 
Satirical sf novel which asks: can four clones, saint-like, with perfect eidetic memories and rather plain features, find happiness in the brutish world of 2027? Jacket by Tim Lewis. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4317 Cowper, Richard THE TWILIGHT OF BRIAREUS
New York: The John Day Company, (1974). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Futuristic tale of catastrophe on Earth, as the effects from a 132 year old supernova explosion are felt. By the author of the critically acclaimed CLONE, and generally considered his best work. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4318 Cowper, Richard THE TWILIGHT OF BRIAREUS
New York: The John Day Company, (1974). Book club edition. Hardcover. Some slight discoloring along the gutter of the front endpapers (acidic glue-production flaw), otherwise near fine in dust jacket, lightly tanning along its edges. 
Earth faces increased radiation and catastrophic consequences as a result in this tale set in 1983, by the author of CLONE and THE ROAD TO CORLAY. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4319 Cowper, Richard THE ROAD TO CORLAY
[Garden City]: [Science Fiction Book Club], [1979?]. First U.S. hardcover edition. Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club with code ''J 47'' to page 209. Hardcover. Near fine in an age-toned dust jacket with wraparound illustration by Gary Viskupic. 
Futuristic adventure sequel to PIPER AT THE GATES OF DAWN. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4320 Cox, Michael THE MEANING OF NIGHT: A Confession
New York/London: W.W. Norton & Company, (2006). 52577 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"This enthralling historical novel--set in London in 1854, cast as a confession, and written in the dense and formal style of a Victorian novel--tells the unusual story of Edward Glyver, bibliophile, photographer, and murderer."--Booklist. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4321 Cox, Richard GROUND ZERO
New York: Stein and Day, (1985). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
This novel has a bit of irony in light of recent world events. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4322 Cox, Richard T. STATISTICAL MECHANICS OF IRREVERSIBLE CHANGE
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, (1962). Second printing. Hardcover. Brief underlining to several pages, overall a very good plus copy in cloth: no dust jacket. 
Octavo. 130 pages, notes, index, equations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4323 Coxe, George Harmon THE RELUCTANT HEIRESS
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1965. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild edge wear to the spine ends, else near fine; in a near fine, dust jacket with a thumbnail-size stain to the lower front panel, and a short tear to the upper rear panel. 
Mystery featuring Kent Murdock, ace photographer by the prolific author who won the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America in 1964. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4324 Coxe, George Harmon THE BAROTIQUE MYSTERY
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1936. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good plus: spine rolled, dots of pale stain to top-edge color, fading to spine, faint foxing to fore-edge; lacking dust jacket. 
Coxe's sophomore effort brings back cynical, sentimental, smooth, sharp-eyed and sophisticated newspaper-photographer Kent Murdock, who--trying to vacation on the titular island--runs into gangsters, chorus girls, and murder. Aka MURDOCK'S ACID TEST. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4325 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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4326 Coxe, George Harmon THE FRIGHTENED FIANCEE
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1950. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Imprint of a child's heavy-handed, scrawled writing to a few pages of rear matter, else this would be a fine copy in orange decorative boards; in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with the spookily airbrushed artwork of Arthur Hawkins, Jr. 
Series mystery featuring Sam Crombie, "a large man in a seersucker suit and a Panama hat, who plods along and does his job" (J. R. Cox), by this "professional's professional" (Anthony Boucher) and "master of the art of the detective novel." (W.L. Phelps.) 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4327 Coxe, Louis O. EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON : THE LIFE OF POETRY
New York: Pegasus, (1969). Reprint. Hardcover. Fine copy in a price-clipped dust jacket with fading to edges else very good. 
Study of the life, mind, and art of Edwin Arlington Robinson. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4328 Coye, Lee Brown; Designed by Leo Kaplan THE SEVENTH OGRE
Cortland, New York: Privately published, 1932. First edition, first printing. One of 350 copies printed. Hardcover. Tiny nicks and minor edge wear to the spine, else very good plus in cloth-backed black boards with a silver embossed and boxed illustratration of the ogre, illustrated endpapers; no dust jacket. Thin octavo. Approximately 50 pages. 
Lee Brown Coye's first book is an illustrated adaptation of an old East Indian folk tale with many of Coye's imaginative black-and-white illustrations. Coye is best remembered for his b&w illustrations for "Weird Tales" and horror fiction. Scarce! 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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4329 Coyle, William FIRESTORM
New York: William Morrow, (1988). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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4330 Coyne, John THE LEGACY
(New York): Berkley Books, (1978). First hardcover edition, first printing (code J 24 on page 185), issued by the book club. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A tale of terror and the supernatural based on a story by Hammer film vet Jimmy Sangster. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4331 Coyne, P.J. MANUSCRIPT FOR MURDER
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1987). 039091105 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Genteel, bookish literary agent Ned Spearbroke must solve the murder of one of his clients, failed novelist Hardy West, whose manuscript for a red-hot political expose is missing. Meanwhile, the bodies start piling up like rock-bottom remainders. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4332 Cozarinsky, Edgardo THE BRIDE FROM ODESSA
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (2004). 0374116733 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Translated from the Spanish by Nick Caistor. 
Eleven short stories set on a variety of continents by the Argentine filmmaker. "A profound knowledge of the cultures of Mittel-Europa...gives Cozarinksy's narratives a fiery intellectual strength and a powerful originality."--Alberto Manguel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4333 Cozzens, James Gould GUARD OF HONOR
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [undated]. B0006ARMJG Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new dust jacket. 
Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about a racial incident on a U.S. Army airbase in Florida during three tense days in September 1943. "Probably the best war novel of the twentieth century."--Noel Perrin. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4334 Cozzens, James Gould MORNING NOON AND NIGHT
(London and Harlow): Longman, (1968). First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Just a whisper of age-darkening at the very edges of the covers, else a bright, fine copy in turquoise paper-over-boards with gilt lettering to spine; in a price-clipped dust jacket that shows a suggestion of age-toning. 
Novel by the author of BY LOVE POSSESSED. "Cozzens is--differences being allowed for--the Anthony Trollope of the recent American day, judging the life he knows with sharp intelligence rather than dismissing it with contempt or violence."--Harold Watts. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4335 Cozzens, Samuel Woodworth THE MARVELLOUS COUNTRY; Three Years in Arizona and New Mexico, The Apache's Home
Boston: Shepard and Gill, 1873. First edition. With upwards of 100 b&w engravings reproduced as plates and in-text, including a tissue-guarded frontispiece. Howes C 838. Hardcover. Re-bound in a serviceable black pebbled cloth binding with gilt lettering and rules to the spine; the interior is nearly fine, unusually bright and clean, betraying only a few scattered smudges of pale stain. 
"A Description of this Wonderful Country, its Immense Mineral Wealth, its Magnificent Mountain Scenery, the Ruins of Ancient Towns and Cities Found Therein, with a Complete History of the Apache Tribe, and a Description of the Author's guide, Cochise." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4336 Crabb, Alfred Leland SUPPER AT THE MAXWELL HOUSE
Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1943). First edition, first printing. Limited SIGNED Maxwell House Edition, SIGNED by the author on a special tipped in sheet. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in gilt-titled and decorated red silk cloth, menu designed endpapers; without dust jacket. 
Presentation copy with a warm Christmas 1943 inscription, SIGNED by the author to the verso of the front endpaper. Dr. Crabb was best known for his trilogy of historical novels that featured Nashville landmarks. Second volume in his Nashville trilogy. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4337 Crace, Jim THE DEVIL'S LARDER
London: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Books, (2001). 0670881457 First edition, Canadian issue. With price in Canadian dollars at the top of the flap, and the British price to the lower flap. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new photo-pictorial dust jacket. This copy SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
"Crace explores the complexities of human nature, as well as its foibles, in 64 short fiction pieces (many of them short-shorts, actually) that cover the full gastronomic range, from soup to nuts."--Booklist. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4338 Crace, Jim THE DEVIL'S LARDER
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (2001). 0374138591 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Sixty-four short fictions about food, sex, desire, and its death from the "extravagantly gifted writer, unlike anyone else I can think of...a literary meteor."--John Crowley. This copy SIGNED by the author to the half-title. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4339 Craciunas, Silviu THE LOST FOOTSTEPS
New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, (1961). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very good plus in a rubbed and slightly edge worn dust jacket. 
The underground story of the author's imprisonment, torture and escape in Roumania in the 1950s. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4340 Craft, Michael HOT SPOT
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2002). 0312289006 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in photo-pictorial wraps. 
The seventh installment of the Mark Manning series. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4341 Craig, Alisa THE GRUB-AND-STAKERS MOVE A MOUNTAIN
Garden City, New York: The Dial Press/Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1981. 038517411X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint foxing to page edges, cover edges, and endsheets; remainder spray to lower page edges; age-toning to covers; thus very good in white binding with black spine lettering; in a very good minus dust jacket: age-toned, offset, edgeworn, soiled. 
The first book in Charlotte MacLeod's pseudonymous cozy series about Osbert and Dittany Monk. SIGNED by the author thus, "Alisa Craig" to the title-page. Jacket by Peter Rauch. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4342 Craig, Alisa MURDER GOES MUMMING
Garden City, New York: Crime Club/Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1981. 0385178875 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author! Hardcover. Faint remainder spray to lower page edges, thus near fine, in red boards with black spine lettering; in a lightly worn, somewhat age-toned, near fine dust jacket. 
Inspector Madoc Rhys is engaged to be married to Janet Wadman and the young couple are invited to a house party at the ancestral home of Janet's boss, part of a large and jolly family addicted to practical jokes. But the pranks get out of hand... 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4343 Craig, Charmaine THE GOOD MEN: A Novel of Heresy
New York: Riverhead Books, 2002. 157322197X First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"An authentic novel of heresy. The book is beautifully composed and darkly memorable. I have never read so powerful an account, fictive or historical, of the Cathar rebels against the Roman Catholic Church."--Harold Bloom. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4344 Craig, Georgia (pseudonym of Peggy Gaddis Dern). ISLAND NURSE
[New York]: Arcadia House, (1960). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very faint stain to the lower front and rear cover, else fine; in a very nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket with minor edge wear. 
Novel of intrigue and drama set on a tiny island in the Bahamas. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4345 Craig, Johnny, artwork by THE VAULT OF HORROR
West Plains, Missouri: Russ Cochran, Publisher, 1982. First edition, first printing. Fine: twenty-nine 9.5''x13'' loose prints reproducing covers for the EC comic, THE VAULT OF HORROR, printed in brilliant, full-color, with b&w inside cover ads on the reverse, on heavy coated stock; housed in original b&w illustrated envelope. 
Loose portfolio of EC covers, (the same ones used for Cochran's VAULT OF HORROR), here trimmed to include the entire cover; colored especially for this series by EC's original colorist Marie Severin. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4346 Craig, Johnny; Kamen, Jack; Evans, George; Feldstein, Al, artwork by CRIME SUSPENSE STORIES
West Plains, Missouri: Russ Cochran, Publisher, 1984. First edition, first printing. Fine: twenty-seven 9.5''x13'' loose prints reproducing covers for the EC comic, CRIME SUSPENSTORIES, printed in magnificent full-color, with b&w inside cover ads on the reverse, on heavy coated stock; housed in original b&w illustrated envelope. 
Loose portfolio of EC covers, (the same ones used for Cochran's COMPLETE CRIME SUSPENSTORIES), here trimmed to include the entire cover; colored especially for this series by EC's original colorist Marie Severin. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4347 Craig, Philip A. A DEADLY VINEYARD HOLIDAY
New York: Scribner, (1997). First edition. Fine copy in pictorial wraps. 
Uncorrected page proofs in wraps. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4348 Craig, Philip R. A FATAL VINEYARD SEASON
(New York): Scribner's, (1999). 0684855445 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Date notation to the front endpaper, else fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Philip R. Craig once again offers a winning combination of Martha's Vineyard ambiance, appealing characters, good food, and riveting suspense in this dramatic and loving portrait of the place he calls home. Includes three delicious Vineyard recipes! 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4349 Craig, Philip R. VINEYARD BLUES: A MARTHA'S VINEYARD MYSTERY
New York: Scribner, (2000). 0684834553 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Date notation to the front endpaper, else fine with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
An installment in the J.W. Jackson mystery series that includes three original recipes from Martha's Vineyard. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4350 Craig, Philip R. CLIFF HANGER
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1993). 0684195526 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's slip and materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
A Martha's Vineyard mystery featuring ex-Boston cop J.W. Jackson. "Jackson is a spiritual cousin of Robert Parker's Spencer."--Charlotte Observer. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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4351 Craig, Philip R. A SHOOT ON MARTHA'S VINEYARD
New York: Scribner, (1998). 0684834545 First edition, first printing. Date notation to the front endpaper, else else near fine; in an illustrated dust jacket. 
"When series star J.W. Jackson's long-time nemesis arrives in town and is murdered, J.W. can avoid suspicion only by finding the murderer. A handsome Hollywood movie scout, meanwhile, takes a shine to Jackson's new wife."--Library Journal. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4352 Crais, Robert THE WATCHMAN
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2007). 0743281632 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"...Joe Pike, the intriguing, enigmatic partner of L.A. PI Elvis Cole, takes center stage in this intense thriller from bestseller Crais...."--Publisher's Weekly. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4353 Crais, Robert THE TWO MINUTE RULE
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney: Simon & Schuster, (2006). 0743281616 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"A veritable cat's cradle of plot lines. Crais writes a spare prose that modulates into something bordering on poetic. This mix of observant sharpness and emotional obtuseness...defines the heartbreaking hardboiled world."--Philadelphia Inquirer. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4354 Crais, Robert HOSTAGE
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Auckland: Doubleday, (2001). 0385495854 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A thriller set in Southern California involving police chief Jeff Talley, a psychopath and an ex-con with delusions of grandeur. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4355 Crais, Robert THE LAST DETECTIVE
New York: Doubleday, (2003). 0385504268 First edition, first printing. Dated and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Elvis Cole faces his toughest case: the abduction of his girlfriend's son, 10-year-old Ben Chenier, who was staying with Elvis when he was snatched. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4356 Crais, Robert THE FORGOTTEN MAN
New York: Doubleday, (2005). 0385504284 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Haunted throughout his life by a lack of knowledge about his father, Elvis Cole and his longtime partner and confidant Joe Pike investigate the death of an unidentified man who claims to be Cole's father. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4357 Crais, Robert VOODOO RIVER
New York: Hyperion, (1995). 0786860766 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Hired to uncover the past of Jodi Taylor, an actress in a hit TV show, Elvis Cole leaves his native Los Angeles to head for Louisiana in search of Jodi's biological parents. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4358 Crais, Robert STALKING THE ANGEL
New York: Bantam Books, (1989). 0553057138 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with color painting by Alan Ayers. 
The second Elvis Cole mystery, SIGNED by the author to the title page. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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4359 Crais, Robert DEMOLITION ANGEL
New York: Doubleday, (2000). 0385495846 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The ninth novel from the author of L.A. REQUIEM. Former bomb squad technician Carol Starkey investigates a series of bombings that seem to be targeting bomb technicians. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4360 Crais, Robert SUNSET EXPRESS
New York: Hyperion, (1996). 0786860960 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"I've been a Robert Crais fan since I first read the galleys of THE MONKEY'S RAINCOAT."--Sue Grafton. "Elvis Cole has wriggled into a literary niche where there wasn't one before, right between...David Robicheaux and...Spenser."--JoAnn Guinn. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4361 Cram, Ralph Adams THE DEAD VALLEY
(West Warwick, RI): Necronomicon Press, (1984). First edition: Chapbook original. Fine, in stapled, illustrated wraps. 8 pages. 
Obscure tale of terror cited by Lovecraft in the revised version of his "Supernatural Horror in Literature." "Achieves a memorably potent degree of vague regional horror through subtleties of atmosphere and description."--Lovecraft. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4362 Crane, Caroline CIRCUS DAY
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., (1986). 0396087744 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. 
From the author of SOMEONE AT THE DOOR comes this story of a woman kidnapped by a crazed bankrobber. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4363 Crane, Elizabeth WHEN THE MESSENGER IS HOT
Boston/New York/London: Little, Brown and Company, (2002). 0316096520 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A collection of 16 stories including "Something Shiny," "Privacy and Coffee," and "You Take Naps." "Elizabeth Crane's writing scintillates with melancholy energy. I enjoyed this collection a lot."--Darcey Steinke. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4364 Crane, Hamilton BONJOUR, MISS SEETON
New York: Berkley Prime Crime, (1997). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Review copy. Miss Seeton mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4365 Crane, Nathalia VENUS INVISIBLE And Other Poems
New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1928. B00085OUIU First edition, first printing. Illustrated by Ruth Jonas. Hardcover. Mild abrasion to the edges, else nearly fine, in black shelfback over patterned boards; in a very good dust jacket, showing light wear, rubbing, a few tiny nicks, and age-darkening, particularly to the spine panel. 
Collection by the precocious 15-year-old "Brooklyn Bard"--who published her first volume of verse at age 11! Included here: "Wings of Lead" on Lindbergh's flight, and "The End of Juliet" which won the American Shakespeare Foundation prize. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4366 Crane, Robert HERO'S WALK
New York: Ballantine Books, (1954). First edition: Hardcover issue. Hardcover. From the library of Harry Stein with his name written in blue ball-point pen on front free endpaper, a near fine copy in brick red boards; no dust jacket. 
Author's best known work and the basis for a TV play, "The Voices"--where superior aliens quarantine Earth and bomb it to rubble. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4367 Crane, Robert HERO'S WALK
New York: Ballantine Books, (1954). First edition: Hardcover issue. Hardcover. Upper spine end slightly faded and corner tips very lightly bumped, otherwise a near fine copy in an illustrated dust jacket missing a tiny chip to the upper edge of a slightly faded spine. 
Crane's first and best known work. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4368 Crane, Stephen THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE: An Episode of the American Civil War
(West Hatfield, Massachusetts), Pennyroyal Editions, 1984. First edition thus, first printing. Fine, as-new, a quarto-sized volume, bound in brown-beige linen with inset title label to front cover, spine paper title label; illustrated with twenty-five full-page wood engravings; housed in original matching slipcase. 
One of twelve American Classics produced thus, designed by Barry Moser and illustrated with his wood engravings. Based on the text as published by D. Appleton and Company in 1895. Introduction to this issue by Alexander Eliot. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4369 Craven, Margaret I HEARD THE OWL CALL MY NAME
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc./C.F. Braun, (1973). 0385025866 First edition thus. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in light brown cloth lettered in gilt to the spine, gilt emblem to front cover; in a rubbed color photo-pictorial dust jacket with photo by John Braun of a little white church next to a totem pole against a majestic Canadian backdrop. 
Craven's classic about a young priest among the Tsawatanieuk Indians of British Colombia in a special issue for friends of the Braun Company which apparently marries a Doubleday reprint with a custom dust jacket printed by the Press of C.F. Braun & Co., 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4370 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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4371 Craven, Wes FOUNTAIN SOCIETY
(New York): Simon & Schuster, (1999). 0684846608 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine lenticular photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Wes Craven, acclaimed veteran of more than 30 films, who became a household name synonymous with his cinematic excursions into modern horror, now makes his debut as a novelist with this medical/political thriller. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4372 Crawford, Beverly, editor MARKETS, STATES, AND DEMOCRACY: The Political Economy of Post-Communist Transformation
Boulder/San Francisco/Oxford: Westview Press, (1995). 0813323851 First edition. Near fine in glossy wraps. 
278 pages; notes, references, and index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4373 Crawford, F. Marion FAIR MARGARET: A Portrait
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1905. Early printing. Six black-and-white illustrations (including frontispiece) reproduced on coated stock inserts, artwork by Horace T. Carpenter. Discreet bookplate to front pastedown, mild spotting to top page edges, faint foxing to preliminaries, else a fresh, bright, fine copy; in leaf-green pictorial linen, with yellow, gilt and forest green lettering and decoration; binding by R.K. Richardson. 
Novel of an aspiring opera singer; Crawford continued the story in a sequel two years later, THE PRIMADONNA, and a further installment, A DIVA'S RUBY (1908), the following year. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4374 Crawford, Laura M. DEAR FAMILY: The Travel Letters and Reminiscences of Laura McPherson Crawford
Claremont, California: (Saunders Press), 1946. First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy without dust jacket. 360 pages. Edited by Ruth Saunders. 
Letters from a Canadian Red Cross worker to her family of Scotland, Ireland and America. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4375 Creasey, John DEATH IN COLD PRINT
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1962). B0006AY0VY First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages uniformly age-toned, tiny red ''9'' inked to rear pastedown, mild wear, thus about near fine, in green boards with black stamping; in a lightly rubbed, age-toned, price-clipped, very good plus dust jacket. 
A night watchman is brutally murdered at a huge printing plant in the village of Corby, eighty miles out of London, and Superintendent Roger West of Scotland Yard is called in to handle the case. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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4376 Creasey, John PUZZLE FOR INSPECTOR WEST
London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1955). Reprint. Trade Paperback. Pages starting to tan, covers slightly rubbed, reading creases, otherwise very good in wraps. 
Trade paperback. Paper yellow jacket series C211. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4377 Creasey, John TOFF ON FIRE
New York: Walker, (1966). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a dust jacket with shelfwear, rubbing & chipping else very good. 

Price: 10.00 USD
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4378 Creasey, John GOOD, GOD AND MAN: An Outline of the Philosophy of Self-ism
(London): Hodder and Stoughton, (1967). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket with light wear to the extremities. 
Writings on Creasey's search for the answers to moral dilemmas. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4379 Creasey, John DISSEMBLERS
New York: Scribner's, (1967). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Light foxing to top page edges else near fine in a dust jacket w/a faint stain to bottom of spine, light shelfwear, 1&1/2'' closed tear on bottom front jacket else very good. 

Price: 10.00 USD
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4380 Creasey, John ACCUSE THE TOFF
New York: Walker and Company, (1972). 0802753191 First U.S. edition, first printing. Originally published in 1943. Hardcover. Very good in off-white boards, stained and age-darkened at the extremities, spine a bit slanted; in a very good rubbed and edgeworn dust jacket. 
A Commando is walking down a quiet street when a car accidently brushes against him and he suddenly runs amok, shooting at passersbys and screaming oaths. Richard Rollison, The Toff, volunteers to help his friends at Scotland Yard. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4381 Creasey, John THE EXTORTIONERS
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1974). 0684139278 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows light age-toning. 
Superintendent West investigates a blackmail case that may be connected to a biker gang and the suicide of a British government official. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4382 Creasey, John EXTORTIONERS
New York: Scribner's, (1974). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Faint fading to front & back covers else very good plus in a near fine dust jacket. Superintendent West mystery. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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4383 Creasey, John WITHERED MAN
New York: Scribner's, (1974). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Faint staining on front & rear end papers and front & rear paste downs, faint staining to foreedge else very good plus in a dust jacket very good plus. 

Price: 10.00 USD
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4384 Creasey, John PLAGUE OF DEMONS
New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, (1977). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very good plus in a dust jacket that is very good plus. 

Price: 10.00 USD
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4385 Creasey, John PROPHET OF FIRE
New York: Walker, (1978). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a dust jacket w/light chipping & couple of short tears to jacket edges, light shelfwear else very good. Dr.Palfrey thriller. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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4386 Creasey, John as Anthony Morton BARON AND THE UNFINISHED PORTRAIT
New York: Walker, (1969). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 

Price: 10.00 USD
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4387 Creech, J.R. MUSIC AND CRIME
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1989). 0399134182 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Debut novel by Creech, set in L.A., this is a cool and smoky novel about the seductive world of jazz, and what happens when the passion for music gets tangled up in small-time crime. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4388 Creech, Sharon WALK TWO MOONS
New York: Scholastic, Inc., (1994). First Scholastic edition. A fine copy. 
Winner of the John Newbery Medal. Illustrated washable binding. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4389 Creevy, Patrick TYRUS: An American Legend
New York: Forge/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2002). 0765300141 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Heel of the spine crimped, thus near fine; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Novel about the legendary Ty Cobb takes a literary look at the man dubbed 'the Meanest Man in Baseball' as he left boyhood behind and began the baseball journey that made him a legend. By the author of LAKE SHORE DRIVE. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4390 Creighton, Christopher and Noel Hynd THE KHRUSHCHEV OBJECTIVE
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1987. 0385180136 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
"Was there a plot to subvert the most vital diplomatic mission of postwar history? A novel based on the facts, known...and suppressed." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4391 Crespi, Camilla T. TROUBLE WITH THIN ICE
(New York): Harper Collins, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Simon Griffo mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4392 Crespi, Camilla T. TROUBLE WITH GOING HOME
(New York): Harper Collins, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Simona Grifo mystery. Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4393 Crew, Danny O. PRESIDENTIAL SHEET MUSIC: An Illustrated Catalogue of Published Music Associated with the American Presidency and Those Who Sought the Office
Jefferson, North Carolina and London: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, (2001). 0786409282 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in navy-blue cloth with titles stamped in silver to the front cover and spine; issued without dust jacket. 800 pages; three tables of contents; publishers by city; bibliography; title index; and composer index. 
A 32-page descriptive history precedes the extensive number of detailed entries that have been categorically arranged by Presidents, persons and associated subjects. Illustrations of sheet music accompany the well-described catalogue items. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4394 Crews, Harry A FEAST OF SNAKES
New York: Atheneum, 1976. 0689107293 First edition. Hardcover. Dot of stain to top edge coloring, some mild fading to the blue cloth covers, else a very good plus copy; in a price-clipped, age-toned pictorial dust jacket. 
"Harry Crews has a talent all his own, and A FEAST OF SNAKES stayed in my mind."--Norman Mailer. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4395 Crews, Harry BLOOD AND GRITS
New York: Harper & Row Publishers, (1979). 0060109335 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine: a hint of fading to the extremities, tiny tiny snag to upper spine edge of the cloth-backed boards; in a mildly age-toned dust jacket that shows one light crease to front flap. 
Collection of non-fiction pieces by the iconoclastic author, including profiles of Robert Blake and Charles Bronson, looks at camper travellers, L.L. Bean, DELIVERANCE-type hillbillies and traveling carnivals. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4396 Crews, Harry ALL WE NEED OF HELL
New York: Perennial Library/Harper & Row, Publishers, (1988). 0060914602 First edition thus: a trade paperback. Trade Paperback. A few leaves show tiny creases at the lower corner, else fine, unread, as-new, in illustrated wraps. 
"A happy masterpiece."--Barry Hannah. "Harry Crews is a brutally talented writer with a unique and terrifying vision, ALL WE NEED OF HELL will haunt you."--Laurence Gonzalez. Cover illustration by George Corsillo. An elusive edition! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4397 Crews, Harry BODY
New York: Poseidon Press, (1990). 0671695762 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Warmly inscribed to the Edgar Award-winning author Michael Connelly and SIGNED by Crews to the title-page. Laid in is a note from a University of Florida director, thanking Connelly for supporting the writing program and presenting him with this book. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4398 Crews, Harry THE MULCHING OF AMERICA
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Tokyo/Singapore: Simon & Schuster, (1995). 0684809346 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
This tale of door-to-door salesman Hickum Looney is a bizarre and stinging satire on Americans' desperate wish to control their own destiny by blindly embracing the gospel of success. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4399 Crichton, Michael DISCLOSURE
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994. 0679419454 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine,as-new, in a fine, as-new dust jacket. 
Number one bestseller by the author of JURASSIC PARK. Suspenseful tale of sexual harassment, corporate maneuvering, and company secrets. Filmed with Michael Douglas and Demi Moore. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4400 Crichton, Michael PREY
(New York, N.Y.): HarperCollinsPublishers, (2002). 0066214122 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new illustrated dust jacket. 
"A cautionary tale of the dangerous roads that carelessly used technology can take us down. This unpredictable, wild ride is not to be missed."--Kristine Huntley. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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