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1 Adams, Samuel Hopkins GRANDFATHER STORIES
N.Y.: Random House, (1955). Book club edition. Hardcover. Minor damp staining to lower page edges and to lower edges of dust jacket else very good in dust jacket with one short tear. 

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2 Adcock, Thomas DEVIL'S HEAVEN: A Neil Hockaday Mystery
New York: Pocket Books, (1995). 0671897780 / 9780671897789 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A mystery featuring Neil Hockaday from the author of DROWN ALL THE DOGS. "Smart textured, immensely readable...In Adcock's good hands Neil Hockaday is marvelously drawn." --Washington Post Book World. 
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3 Bardin, John Franklin PURLOINING TINY
New York: Harper & Row Publishers, (1978). 0060102276 / 9780060102272 First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
A later novel from the author of DEVIL TAKE THE BLUE-TAIL FLY about a child performer and his wicked stepfather. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 Bardin, John Franklin PURLOINING TINY
New York: Harper & Row Publishers, (1978). 0060102276 / 9780060102272 First edition. Hardcover. Very good: pinhead-sized dots of stain to page edges and to upper boards, pages age-toned; in dust jacket with corresponding stain dots to upper inside jacket, short closed edge tears, and general age-darkening. 
The New Yorker said of Bardin, "He made paranoia his subject. Bardin's protagonists solve the mysteries in which they are implicated or perish." "Bizarre, wicked and wonderful. I enjoyed every macabre and compelling page."--D.S. Davis. 
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5 Barrett, Margaret & Dennis, Charles GIVEN THE CRIME
New York: Pocket Books, (1998). 0671001515 / 9780671001513 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Manhattan Assistant D.A. and single mother of two, Susan Given goes after the mob's grip on the city's garbage collection business. From the authors of GIVEN THE EVIDENCE. 
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6 Barry, Jerome FALL GUY
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1960. First edition. Hardcover. A near fine bright copy in yellow cloth in a very slightly shelfworn and rubbed dust jacket. 
A nervous tenant complains to his unscrupulous manager, convinced that someone else is using his apartment while he is at work. A Crime Club selection. 
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7 Barry, Jerome FALL GUY
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1960. First edition. Hardcover. Owner's name to front free endpaper, very slight spotting to the covers, else near fine; in dust jacket with wear to extremities, light rubbing, and one tiny closed edge tear with attendant creasing to top edge of rear cover. 
In this suspense thriller, a nervous tenant complains to his unscrupulous manager, convinced that someone else is using his apartment while he is at work, but soon all the dwellers of the Vienna Towers apartments face danger when murder moves in. 
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8 Baumgold, Julie CREATURES OF HABIT
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. 0679418059 / 9780679418054 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"The ultimate shrewd and jaded insider's view of the super-rich, nitwits and geniuses alike, scrambling to become celebrities, well-known for their well-knownness on the Island of Manhattan in a state of collapse."--Kurt Vonnegut. Baumgold's debut. 
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9 Bellah, James Warner THIS IS THE TOWN
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1937. First edition, first printing. Swanson Literary Agency copy, rubber-stamped to the endpapers and top and bottom page edges. Hardcover. Tiny nick to the crown of the spine, else a virtually fine copy in blue cloth, ruled and lettered in silver; in a silver-foil illustrated dust jacket with chipping and a few tears to the shelf edges. Jacket art features the New York City skyline. 
New York City society novel by the author primarily remembered for his story contributions to western film (FORT APACHE; SHE WORE A YELLOW RIBBON; etc.). This copy has been inscribed to his literary agent H.N. Swanson, and fully SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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10 Black, Ethan AT HELL'S GATE
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2004). 0743243986 / 9780743243988 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Upper spine edge slightly bumped, else near fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
The fourth thriller featuring New York detective Conrad Voort involves treasure hunting in the East River and a brilliant mercenary who breaks down Voort's code of honor. 
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11 Black, Ethan DEAD FOR LIFE
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2003). 0743244001 / 9780743244008 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Detective Conrad Voort enters a life-and-death struggle with a killer when he finds on his birthday a dead stranger and a note reading, "Three more by tonight. Your fault." Voort was first introduced in THE BROKEN HEARTS CLUB. 
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12 Blaine, Michael THE MIDNIGHT BAND OF MERCY
(New York, N.Y.): Soho, (2004). 1569473714 / 9781569473719 First edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
"A corking good historical novel set in 1890s Gotham. Real and fictional characters pursue one another through the streets, slums, bars, boardinghouses, courtrooms, churches and whorehouses of a 19th-century New York, meticulously evoked."--Mike Wallace. 
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13 Block, Lawrence HOPE TO DIE
(New York): William Morrow, (2001). 006019832X / 9780060198329 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Mystery Writers of America's Grand Master here presents the fifteenth literary mystery featuring Matthew Scudder, an antisocial, yet likeable unlicensed private investigator. 
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14 Block, Valerie NONE OF YOUR BUSINESS
New York: Ballantine Books, (2003). 0345461843 / 9780345461841 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Block, the author of WAS IT SOMETHING I SAID, creates an interesting and hilarious cast of women suspects for her detective, Dennis Sprague, in this New York-based mystery reminiscent of Ed McBain and Fay Weldon. 
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15 Brill, Toni DATE WITH A DEAD DOCTOR
New York: St. Martin's, (1991). 0312054092 / 9780312054090 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A childrens mystery writer is hurled into a real life mystery when her blind dead turns up dead. 
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16 Bunner, H.C. JERSEY STREET AND JERSEY LANE: Urban and Suburban Sketches
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1896. First edition, first state. The two pages of ads to the rear do not include POEMS, published after the first state release. BAL 1930. Hardcover. Very good plus, with mild bump to upper corner of textblock, some very faint dampstaining, chiefly to spine, but with a patch of faint stain to the front cover; in blue cloth decorated and lettered in white and gilt, top-edge gilt; no dust jacket. 
Utterly charming, witty and urbane sketches and verbal landscapes, alternating in scene between New York and the country. With illustrations, including tissue-guarded frontispiece, by A.B. Frost, B. West Clinedinst, Irving R. Wiles, and Kenneth Frazier. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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17 Caunitz, William J. EXCEPTIONAL CLEARANCE
New York: Crown, (1991). 0517584859 / 9780517584859 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Detective Lieutenant John Vinda is called upon to find a suspected serial killer before New york City is thrown into a panic during the Christmas season. 
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18 Caunitz, William J. PIGTOWN
New York: Crown Publisher, Inc., (1995). 0517574977 / 9780517574973 First edition. Hardcover. A tiny red pencil mark to top page edges, else near fine, in an illustrated dust jacket with ''bullet hole'' jacket art and copper foil spine panel. 
The sixth novel from Caunitz, a former NYPD detective. A hardboiled tale of a murdered mafia hitman and corruption in the New York City police department from the author of ONE POLICE PLAZA. 
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19 Chancellor, Alexander SOME TIMES IN AMERICA: And a Life in a Year at the New Yorker
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., (2000). 0786707100 / 9780786707102 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in photo-pictorial wraps. 309 pages, seventeen illustrations by Benoit Jacques. 
Alexander writes about his time at the NEW YORKER magazine where he was a deputy editor and edited the famous "Talk of the Town." This memoir is full of gossip and humor of Tina Brown's time at the magazine, and reveals America as seen by an Englishman. 
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20 Clark, Mary Higgins ON THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2001). 0743206029 / 9780743206020 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A suspense novel from Clark, the author of over twenty immensely popular thrillers, including A STRANGER IS WATCHING. Attorney Emily Graham accepts a job in Manhattan and buys her ancestral home in New Jersey, where a young girl's skeleton is discovered. 
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