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THE GREAT CALIFORNIA GAME, Gash, Jonathan
141 THE GREAT CALIFORNIA GAME
Gash, Jonathan
New York St. Martin's Press 1991 0312063636 / 9780312063634 First 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
142 The Lies of Fair Ladies
Gash, Jonathan
New York St Martins Press 1992 0312076207 / 9780312076207 First 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
143 The Ten Word Game
Gash, Jonathan
New York St Martins Press (Thomas Dunne) 2004 0312323476 / 9780312323479 First 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
144 The Very Last Gambado
Gash, Jonathan
New York St. Martin's Press 1990 0312051751 / 9780312051754 First 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
145 The Very Last Gambado
Gash, Jonathan
New York St Martins Press 1990 0312051751 / 9780312051754 First 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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146 The Chicano War
Gault, William Campbell
New York Walker & Co. 1986 0-8027-5640-9 / 9780802756404 First 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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Black Death, Gilbert, Anthony
147 Black Death
Gilbert, Anthony
New York Random House 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with small circular design on cover, black title box with gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 269 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has shallow edge chipping and short closed edge tears, light surface rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A brilliant murder mystery featuring the amiable criminal lawyer Arthur Crook. 026598

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Blood and Judgment, Gilbert, Michael
148 Blood and Judgment
Gilbert, Michael
New York Harper & Brothers 1959 First 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
149 The 92nd Tiger
Gilbert, Michael
Harper & Row 1973 0-06-011533-5 / 9780060115333 First 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
150 Agatha Christie - The Woman and Her Mysteries
Gill, Gillian
New York The Free Press 1990 0-02-911702-X / 9780029117026 First 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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151 The Listener
Gill, John
New York Stein and Day 1972 0-8128-1475-4 / 9780812814750 First 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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The Ebony Bed Murder, Gillmore, Rufus
152 The Ebony Bed Murder
Gillmore, Rufus
The Mystery League, Inc. 1932 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with green lettering on cover and spine. Light soiling to cover, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Decorated endpapers with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. A little dust-speckling to text block edges. 284 pages. Dust jacket has a few tiny edge chips, very light soiling. Nice art deco jacket design by "GENE". A cunning masterpiece of cold-blooded murder, plotted out, perfected to the last detail...full of blind spots, not one clue, simply crowded with sweet problems. 027839

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The Grenadillo Box, Gleeson, Janet
153 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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Death of A Next-Door Neighbor, Goodnough, David
154 Death of A Next-Door Neighbor
Goodnough, David
New York Walker & Company 1988 0802757030 / 9780802757036 First 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

Price: 25.00 USD
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Dewey Decimated, Goodrum, Charles A.
155 Dewey Decimated
Goodrum, Charles A.
New York Crown Publishers 1977 0-517-52866-5 / 9780517528662 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean black boards with clean red cloth spine, unchipped metallic lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 190 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, hint of light fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The serene world of rare books and cultivated librarians beset by theft and murder. 018768

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The Ethical Solution, Gorden, John V.
156 The Ethical Solution
Gorden, John V.
Lakemont, NY North Country Books, Inc. 1976 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition in original unclipped jacket, signed by author. Very clean beige cloth boards with dark brown lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges, and endpapers are very clean and bright; no writing or marks. Front free endpaper signed by author, and has a small name/address stamped above. Pages are topstained red. 211 pgs. Very clean dustjacket is not price clipped and has some very minor edgewear to top/base of spine edge. No large chips or closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 014460

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157 Hot Shots
Gough, Laurence
New York The Viking Press 1990 0-670-83014-3 / 9780670830145 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition. Very clean black boards with clean red cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No remainder marks. No names, writing or bookplates. 192 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 009526

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F is for Fugitive, Grafton, Sue
158 F is for Fugitive
Grafton, Sue
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1989 0-8050-0460-2 / 9780805004601 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with bright metallic lettering on black cloth spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Pages are clean and bright; no writing or marks. 261 pgs. Clean, bright dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, tears or creases. Black and white photograph of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Mystery. 014678

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F is for Fugitive, Grafton, Sue
159 F is for Fugitive
Grafton, Sue
New York Henry Holt 1989 0805004602 / 9780805004601 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped jacket. Full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded brown boards with black cloth spine, crisp metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 261 pages. Clean unfaded jacket is not price clipped (15.95 on front inside flap), no chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023132

Price: 40.00 USD
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F is for Fugitive, Grafton, Sue
160 F is for Fugitive
Grafton, Sue
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1989 0-8050-0460-2 / 9780805004601 First Hard Cover Very Good++ Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with bright metallic lettering on black cloth spine. No surface wear or bumping. Binding is tight and square. Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper; no other marks. Pages are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. 261 pgs. Clean, bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears or creases. Full page black and white photograph of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 014671

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