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PAID AND LOVING EYES, Gash, Jonathan
141 PAID AND LOVING EYES
Gash, Jonathan
New York St. Martin's Press 1993 0312093616 / 9780312093617 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped jacket. Clean black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 261 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (19.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, one closed tear at top rear panel edge (1"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gash's antiques-dealing, sleuthing rogue Lovejoy is back for a dazzling adventure that takes him from East Anglia to Paris, Zurich, and the heart of the underground antiques trade. 019544

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Prey Dancing, Gash, Jonathan
142 Prey Dancing
Gash, Jonathan
New York Viking 1998 0670877646 / 9780670877645 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in unclipped jacket. Clean ivory boards and spine with unchipped metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No previous owner markings. Signed by author: "Jonathan Gash" on front blank fly leaf. 272 pp. Jacket is unclipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019809

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THE GREAT CALIFORNIA GAME, Gash, Jonathan
143 THE GREAT CALIFORNIA GAME
Gash, Jonathan
New York St. Martin's Press 1991 0312063636 / 9780312063634 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean beige boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 249 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (19.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019869

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The Lies of Fair Ladies, Gash, Jonathan
144 The Lies of Fair Ladies
Gash, Jonathan
New York St Martins Press 1992 0312076207 / 9780312076207 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with full number line on copyright page, in unclipped jacket. Clean green boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one spine corner. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 263 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Lovejoy finds himself accused of gutting a vacant old house, robbing it of its chandeliers, balustrades, moldings, even wallpaper. He recognizes this as the work of his friend Prammie Joe, recently released from jail--and soon found murdered in his isolated shack. Lovejoy works to uncover the sinister scam from the inside out. 018406

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The Ten Word Game, Gash, Jonathan
145 The Ten Word Game
Gash, Jonathan
New York St Martins Press (Thomas Dunne) 2004 0312323476 / 9780312323479 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Nice sharp corners, hint of bumping to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 288 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gash's inimitable character Lovejoy,always involved in solving mysterious crimes related to the world of antiques, is on board a cruise ship, running from a bounty hunter. 018301

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The Very Last Gambado, Gash, Jonathan
146 The Very Last Gambado
Gash, Jonathan
New York St. Martin's Press 1990 0312051751 / 9780312051754 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean green boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 275 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Lovejoy is hired as a consultant for a movie about the robbery of London's British Museum--a crime that in the antiques game is the ultimate scam, the very last gambado. 018745

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The Very Last Gambado, Gash, Jonathan
147 The Very Last Gambado
Gash, Jonathan
New York St Martins Press 1990 0312051751 / 9780312051754 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with full number line on copyright page, in unclipped jacket. Clean green boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Light bumping to base of spine; corners tips are sharp and unworn. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 275 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Lovejoy works as a consultant for a movie about the robbery of London's British Museum and runs into trouble. 018407

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148 The Chicano War
Gault, William Campbell
New York Walker & Co. 1986 0-8027-5640-9 / 9780802756404 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Small date written at top edge of front free endpaper (no names or inscriptions). Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 008334

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149 Frame-Up: The Incredible Case of Tom Mooney and Warren Billings
Gentry, Curt
New York W. W. Norton 1967 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean rust color boards with charcoal gray spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 496 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket has very small chip at rear lower spine corner, some spine fading. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. One of the most infamous, calculated miscarriages of justice in American history--The Tom Mooney-Warren Billings case. 8 vo.. Legal. 011109

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Chemistry and Crime From Sherlock Holmes to Today's Courtroom, Gerber, Samuel M. (Editor)
150 Chemistry and Crime From Sherlock Holmes to Today's Courtroom
Gerber, Samuel M. (Editor)
Washington DC American Chemical Society 1984 0841207844 / 9780841207844 Second printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
Stated "Second Printing" on copyright page. Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with bright silver illustration and lettering on cover, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 135 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The application of the principles of chemistry for committing crimes and for tracking down criminals in both fiction and in modern day forensic investigations. 017766

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Blood and Judgment, Gilbert, Michael
151 Blood and Judgment
Gilbert, Michael
New York Harper & Brothers 1959 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with beige cloth spine, white and green lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name on front free endpaper; no other marks. 182 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few tiny nicks and tiny closed edge tears at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. One of the author's best with clever plotting and moving finale. A woman's partially buried body is found near a reservoir, and she has been murdered. She turns out to be the wife of a criminal who has escaped from prison. 5-3/4" x 8-1/2". Mystery. 016950

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The 92nd Tiger, Gilbert, Michael
152 The 92nd Tiger
Gilbert, Michael
Harper & Row 1973 0-06-011533-5 / 9780060115333 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good++ Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No wear, very slight shallow bump to board edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 212 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, a few tiny faint spots to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 012225

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Agatha Christie - The Woman and Her Mysteries, Gill, Gillian
153 Agatha Christie - The Woman and Her Mysteries
Gill, Gillian
New York The Free Press 1990 0-02-911702-X / 9780029117026 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded black boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis photo portrait of Dame Agatha. 243 pgs. with index. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A sensitive and revealing look at Agatha Christie as both a woman and a writer, the author probes the mysterious private life and motivations of one of the best selling authors of all time. 017680

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154 The Listener
Gill, John
New York Stein and Day 1972 0-8128-1475-4 / 9780812814750 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean yellow boards with red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. 212 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, some fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 010940

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Shot in the Heart, Gilmore, Mikal
155 Shot in the Heart
Gilmore, Mikal
New York Doubleday 1994 0385422938 / 9780385422932 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean photo illustrated boards with red title box on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 403 pp. Unchipped clear dustjacket with printed author's name on front panel, descriptive text on front and rear flaps and rear panel. Very light rubbing to jacket. Written by Mikal Gilmore, brother of Gary Gilmore, infamous murderer who was executed by firing squad in Utah in 1977. The story of the dysfunctional Gilmore family, and how it came to ruin. 018565

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The Grenadillo Box, Gleeson, Janet
156 The Grenadillo Box
Gleeson, Janet
New York Simon & Schuster 2004 0743246861 / 9780743246866 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Author's first novel, The Grenadillo Box is a deliciously old-fashioned detective story, crafted with all the intricacy and polish of a Chippendale cabinet. Clean black boards with beige spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 338 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A biblio detective novel set in the 1700's and involving the life of Nathaniel Hopson, journeyman to the illustrious cabinetmaker Thomas Chippendale. 026181

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The Man Who Ended War, Godfrey, Hollis
157 The Man Who Ended War
Godfrey, Hollis
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1908 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition (Published September, 1908). Blue green cloth boards with unchipped paste-on illustration on cover with gold border, gold lettering. Tiny spots of wear at corners and top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date on front pastedown and on front free endpaper. Illustrations by Charles Grunwald, including frontispiece with tissue guard. 301 pages. 023419

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A Little Girl is Dead, Golden, Harry
158 A Little Girl is Dead
Golden, Harry
Cleveland and New York World Publishing 1965 Stated First Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Jacket Signed
"First Printing" stated on copyright page, SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. Brown cloth boards, no fading, hint of very light soiling. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean (slight browning to endpapers). 363 pp. with bibliography. 019798

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A Percentage of the Take: A Classic Case of Big-City Corruption, Goodman, Walter
159 A Percentage of the Take: A Classic Case of Big-City Corruption
Goodman, Walter
New York Farrar Straus Giroux 1971 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 226 pgs. with index. Illustrated with eight pages of photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Fascinating account of the rapid rise and fall of the former close friend of NYC Mayor John Lindsay, who served for an incredible term as New York's Commissioner of Water Supply, Gas and Electricity. 8vo. True Crime. 016742

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Death of A Next-Door Neighbor, Goodnough, David
160 Death of A Next-Door Neighbor
Goodnough, David
New York Walker & Company 1988 0802757030 / 9780802757036 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, with full number line on copyright page, SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "David Goodnough - 7/20/88". No previous owner markings. 193 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (17.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021608

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