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Where Are They Buried? How Did They Die? - Fitting Ends and Final Resting Places of the Famous, Infamous, and Noteworthy, Benoit, Tod
1 Where Are They Buried? How Did They Die? - Fitting Ends and Final Resting Places of the Famous, Infamous, and Noteworthy
Benoit, Tod
New York Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers 2003 1579122876 / 9781579122874 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fading. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 560 pages. Dust jacket is clean and bright, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. All about the death & burial places of famous and infamous people, from Greata Garbo, Marilyn Monroe and Mark Twain to Mother Teresa and Kurt Cobain. Amazing information on unforgettable people. 026954

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When the Legends Die, Borland, Hal
2 When the Legends Die
Borland, Hal
Philadelphia / New York J. B. Lippincott 1963 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean teal cloth boards with silver lettering, small orange decoration on spine. Slight wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 288 pages. Clean dust jacket designed by Paul Laune is unchipped, has slight age-toning, slight wear to corners. Photo of author by Sam Falk on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. After the Ute Indian boy Thomas Black Bull has been betrayed both by his own people and by the white man, he dedicates himself to killing the legends that gave him his distinction and his pride--and becomes a man without a dream, with emptiness inside him. The story of how he comes back, how he achieves regeneration and maturity--in large measure through the world of nature to which he returns--ios one that is hard to leave and impossible to forget. 026219

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Everest - Mountain Without Mercy, Coburn, Broughton
3 Everest - Mountain Without Mercy
Coburn, Broughton
National Geographic Society 1997 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Beautifully clean book and dust jacket, SIGNED by one of the climber's featured in the book. Large book - size approx. 9-1/2" x 12". Very clean, unfaded dark blue cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no previous owner markings. Introduction by Tim Cahill. Signed "Araceli" with a small drawing on page 32 next to Araceli Segarra's photo; again signed "Araceli" with a mountain drawing on page 233 next to her photograph. Beautifully illustrated with spectacular Imax camera images from the motion picture, "Everest." Afterword by David Breashears. 256 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Some additional Everest ephemera laid in. It took 2 years to perfect the specially modified IMAX camera and the team of photographers, filmmakers, scientists, and climbers who would work together to get it to the summit of Mt. Everest. It took two monthsto acclimate to the thin air and prepare for the final assault on the Death Zone--a region so high that without acclimatization, humans die within minutes. It took barely two terrifying days for the mountain to claim eight lives and turn the Everest Film Expedition team led by world-class mountaineer and award-winning filmmaker David Breashears, into eyewitnesses--and lifesavers--caught up in a tragedy that made headlines around the world. Here is a stunning portrait of the most majestic mountain on earth and a riveting firsthand account of the men and women who dare to challenge it. 026246

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A House Called Memory, Collier, Richard
4 A House Called Memory
Collier, Richard
New York E. P. Dutton 1961 First Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
"First published in the U.S.A. 1961" on copyright page. Clean light blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Tiny tear at top spine edge (1/4" ). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 190 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has 1/3" chipping at base of spine, small chips at top spine edge, corner wear. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Memoir of a boyhood in England by the author of "The City That Would Not Die." 018413

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Food To Die For: Secrets from Kay Scarpetta's Kitchen, Cornwell, Patricia and Marlene Brown
5 Food To Die For: Secrets from Kay Scarpetta's Kitchen
Cornwell, Patricia and Marlene Brown
New York G. P. Putnam 2001 0399147993 / 9780399147999 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Gift quality First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean moss green boards with copper metallic decoration on cover, clean moss green cloth spine with copper metallic lettering. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean green endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Well illustrated with full color photographs. Notes on Cornwell mystery novel association with each recipe. 229 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Americqa's number one bestselling crime writer reveals another side of Scarpetta, in a cookbook that celebrates Kay's passion for great food and cooking for friends. 027223

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Silver Scream A Bed-And-Breakfast Mystery, Daheim, Mary
6 Silver Scream A Bed-And-Breakfast Mystery
Daheim, Mary
New York William Morrow 2002 0380978679 / 9780380978670 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean white boards with unfaded red spine, silver 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. 306 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In this hilarious bed-and-breakfast mystery, filmdom's most sparkling glitterati have brought their limos and their egos to Judith McMonigle Flynn's Hillside Manor for a gala preview of the latest epic movie from genius superproducer Bruno Zepf. Bruno hopes his new film is to die for--unfortunately for him, it is. 017749

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The Right to Die: Understanding Euthanasia, Derek Humphry and Ann Wickett
7 The Right to Die: Understanding Euthanasia
Derek Humphry and Ann Wickett
New York Harper & Row 1986 0137811969 / 9780137811960 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition (and first printing with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige boards with green cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean beige endpapers; no names, writing or marks.372 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, no chips, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Takes a hard look at one of today's most controversial issues and the moral, ethical and legal questions surrounding it. 023744

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The Man Without A Country and Other Patriotic Stories, Foote, John M.
8 The Man Without A Country and Other Patriotic Stories
Foote, John M.
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1925 First Hardcover Near Fine good Jacket R. Pallen Coleman, J.L.G. Ferris and Earl K. Bergey 
Very clean solid book with dust jacket. Unfaded navy blue cloth boards with clean unworn large color paste-on illustration on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Introduciton by John M. Foote. Eleven full page illustrations in both full color and black and white. 266 pages. Clean dust jacket has edge chipping and tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Many wonderful stories included in this book, such as The High Tide at Gettysburg, Lee in Defeat, America the Beautiful, A Message to Garci, The Land Where Hate Should Die, and many more. 027483

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Darke, Gekoski, Rick
9 Darke
Gekoski, Rick
United Kingdom Canongate Books 2017 1786892286 / 9781786892287 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean black endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 299 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Rich in ideas and feeling, Rick Gekoski's debut novel is provocative and timely. With scalding prose, ruthless intelligence and an unforgettably vivid protagonist, it faces some of the greatest, most uncomfortable questions about how we choose to live, and how to die. 026759

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The Summer He Didn't Die, Harrison, Jim
10 The Summer He Didn't Die
Harrison, Jim
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 2005 0871138921 / 9780871138927 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First edition, first printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige boards with copper metallic lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Tiny letter v in a circle at upper left corner of front free endpaper - no other marks. 277 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collection of three novellas by the incomparable and beloved writer, Jim Harrison. Includes "The Summer He Didn't Die", "Republican Wives", and "Tracking". 025972

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The Deruga Trial, Huch, Ricarda
11 The Deruga Trial
Huch, Ricarda
New York Macaulay 1929 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with red lettering and decoration on cover (trial scene), red lettering on spine. Small spots of wear to base of boards near corner tips. Binding is tight, no cracking (slight lean). Clean decorated endpapers, with very tiny previous owner name near top edge of front free endpaper. Small corner clip at upper corner of blank fly leaf. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red top stained page edges. 311 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap) has slight soiling from handling, hint of edgewear. Author's photo and biography on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. All that can impel a man to murder for love, that can lead a woman all willing to her murderer, that can show the pure passion that can make even murder blameless, are given here. Made into a German film (1958) ...und nichts als die Wahrheit. Ricarda Huch was then regarded as Germany's foremost woman novelist. 022079

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Wine Wars: A Trivia Game for Wine Geeks and Wannabes, Joyce Lock
12 Wine Wars: A Trivia Game for Wine Geeks and Wannabes
Joyce Lock
San Francisco, California Chronicle Books 2009 0811868346 / 9780811868341 First Unknown Fine 
Original boxed game of wine trivia! Excellent condition. Includes 150 cards (750 questions), 6 game boards, 1 die, illustrated regional map of the wine world. First printing (full number line). Design by Anne Donnard, Illustrations by Molly Baker. Grapers, pour a glass and get ready for a fun and fascinating triva game that challenges your knowledge of the fruit-of-the-vine. Play singly or in teams and let the battle begin as you answer questions in the categories such as Vine to Vino (growing grapes, making wine, world production), Wine Cellar (selecting, storing, and tasting wine), and Cork Culture (wine people, business, arts and sciences, and trivia). Each time you play, you'll learn even more about wine! 026672

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A Death in the Sanchez Family, Lewis, Oscar
13 A Death in the Sanchez Family
Lewis, Oscar
New York Random House 1969 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean ivory cloth boards with gold and black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Pages and edges are clean and bright; clean endpapers, with no names, writing or marks. 119 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, has a few tiny closed edge tears at bottom corner of inside front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A poignant account of how the poor die, as it follows the death of an old woman in Mexico. 8vo. Mexico. 014312

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The Polferry Mystery (The Choice), MacDonald, Philip
14 The Polferry Mystery (The Choice)
MacDonald, Philip
London W. Collins & Son, Ltd. (Crime Club) 1932 Fifth Printing Hardcover Good Very Good Jacket 
Scarce hardcover book in wonderful color illustrated dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine and rear board have some mottled fading to both boards and spine. No fraying or wear. No mustiness. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Originally published as "The Choice." 249 pages. Clean color illustrated dust jacket with price on spine has vertical crease to spine, a few tiny edge chips, advertisement for Kolynos Dental Cream on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. There were seven people in the Watch House, Polferry, on the night of Eve Hale-Storfor's discovery on their way to bed after an hour together in the smoking room. It was either all three or none of them. Then there was the housekeeper and her sister. All possible murderers! Then some of these suspects begin to die - the victims of extraordinary accidents. 027713

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A Time to Love and A Time to Die, Remarque, Erich Maria
15 A Time to Love and A Time to Die
Remarque, Erich Maria
New York Harcourt Brace 1954 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with blind-stamped author initials on cover, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Brief previous owner inscription neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Translated from the German by Denver Lindley. 378 pages. Dust jacket has a few tiny edge chips, slight wear to flap folds, not price clipped. Nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. During World War II, a soldier on furlough returns to his city to find it in ruins, and unexpectedly falls in love with a woman. 027076

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Corpse Nature, Forensics, and the Struggle to Pinpoint Time of Death, Sachs, Jessica
16 Corpse Nature, Forensics, and the Struggle to Pinpoint Time of Death
Sachs, Jessica
New York MJF Books 2001 1567317022 / 9781567317022 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Printing (full number line on copyright page) in clean bright unchipped dust jacket. Very clean cream boards with black cloth spine, red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. As new condition. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 270 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The terrible and beautiful truth about what happens to our bodies when we die, and new breakthroughs in science which help law enforcement in determining the actual time of death. 024362

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17 If I Should Die Before I Live: With study guide for Personal Reflection or Group Interaction
Sueltz, Arthur Fay
Waco, TX Word Books 1979 0-8499-0090-5 / 9780849900907 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
Clean blue black boards with white lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. 144 pgs. Dustjacket has short closed edge tears, small edge chips, not price clipped. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Christian. 009204

Price: 10.00 USD
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I Do Not Die, Troisfontaines, Roger
18 I Do Not Die
Troisfontaines, Roger
New York Desclee Company 1963 First Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
Very clean hardcover book with dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with rust brown and white 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. Translated from the French by Francis E. Albert. 295 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A theologian-philosopher looks upon the mystery of death. 027047

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