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13 1/2, Barr, Nevada
1 13 1/2
Barr, Nevada
New York Vanguard Press 2009 1593155530 / 9781593155537 Hardcover Fine Signed
Clean, brand new softcover ARC (Advanced Reader's Copy) of author's latest book, flat-signed by Nevada Barr on title page. 320 pp. A family is murdered by an eleven-year old boy in Minnesota. Released at age seventeen, the murderer heads south to New Orleans where his life intersects with that of Polly, a young mother who is helping to rebuild her adopted city. A taught and terrifying psychological thriller. 018271

Price: 65.00 USD
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2 Fire from Heaven
Bataille, Michel (translated from the French By Arthur Train, Jr.)
New York Crown Publishers 1967 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean yellow boards with charcoal gray cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Small circle inkstamp on front free endpaper. 310 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about Gilles de Rais (the only one who tried to rescue Joan of Arc). Author's first novel to be translated into English. 8vo. Fiction. 010566

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Maid, Cutter, Kimberly
3 The Maid
Cutter, Kimberly
London Bloomsbury 2011 1408807629 / 9781408807620 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (First published in Great Britain 2011, with full number line), in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean midnight blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 289 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "Joan of Arc has been depicted as a heroine, a victim, a witch and a saint, but Kimberly Cutter makes of her a heartbreakingly real human being." - A. L. Berridge 026968

Price: 15.00 USD
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Samantha in Europe, Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
4 Samantha in Europe
Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
New York Funk & Wagnalls Co. 1896 Hardcover Very Good++ No Dust jacket C. DeGrimm, Illustrator 
Very clean decorated cloth binding, with steamship at sea, tower of Pisa, Arc de Triomphe, soldiers, travelers on cover and spine in silver, gold, black and green. Unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. One tiny pin-point spot of wear to lower front corner tip. Binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (small American Red Cross - Jersey City Chapter label at top left corner of front free endpaper). Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard, many illustrations throughout the book (C. DeGrimm, Illustrator). 714 pages. Date 1896 on title page, Copyright 1895 on copyright page. 021166

Price: 45.00 USD
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5 North to the Night: A Spiritual Odyssey in The Arctic
Simon, Alvah
New York Broadway Books 1998 0-7679-0446-X / 9780767904469 Soft Cover Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean and bright softbound book. No chipping, curling or creasing, no names or writing inside. All pages and edges unmarked. Stated Advance Reading Copy. 328 pgs. Illustrated. 004547

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Heart of the Hunter, Van der Post, Laurens
6 The Heart of the Hunter
Van der Post, Laurens
New York William Morrow 1961 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Maurice Wilson, Illustrator 
First American Edition. Clean light beige cloth boards with blue cloth spine (hint of slightest fading to blue cloth), silver lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, nice sharp corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 269 pgs. Illustrated with line drawings by Maurice Wilson. Dustjacket is not price clipped, is bright with very slight edge wear, tiny chip at top rear spine corner, one short closed edge tear; slight foxing to interior flaps of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This is the first U.S. Edition and is a review copy, with original "Advance Reading Copy" slip from the publisher laid in, along with two newspaper clippings of book reviews at the time. 8vo. Africa. 015262

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Broken Soldier and the Maid of France, Van Dyke, Henry
7 The Broken Soldier and the Maid of France
Van Dyke, Henry
New York Harper & Brothers 1919 Hardcover Good+ fair Jacket 
Gorgeous decorated American trade binding in original dust jacket, published September, 1919, with publisher's code H-T, 1919 in Roman numerals on title page. Deep blue cloth boards with bright gold decoraiton and lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Faintest hint of soiling, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Missing front free endpaper (there should be two blank pages at front of book as in rear; blank front free endpaper has been excised, but one blank fly leaf remains). Pages and edges are clean, with very faint water stain to lower right corner of each page. Two gorgeous full color illustrations by Frank E. Schoonover tipped in, illustrated initals at chapter headings. 66 pages. Dust jacket has edge chipping, tears, water staining to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024575

Price: 12.00 USD
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