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21 The Voyage of the Narwahl
Barrett, Andrea
New York W. W. Norton 1998 0-393-04632-X / 9780393046328 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean blue boards with dark blue spine, silver lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, illustrated with maps. No names, writing or marks. 399 pgs. Illustrated. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Part adventure narrative, part love story, this extraordinary chronicle captures a crucial moment in the history of eploration, the mid-nineteenth-century romance with the mystery of the Arctic. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 013452

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22 A Ragged Plot
Barth, Richard
New York Dial Press 1981 0-8037-0053-9 / 9780803700536 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with black cloth spine, bright green metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Slight manufacturer's crease at lower front board. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 217 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny closed tear at top front flap fold (1/4"), very slight wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A murder mystery involving stolen diamond on Manhattan's upper West Side. 8 vo.. Mystery. 010287

Price: 10.00 USD
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Sunshine Rose - The Story of A Shetland Pony, Beaty, John Y.
23 Sunshine Rose - The Story of A Shetland Pony
Beaty, John Y.
Chicago Thomas S. Rockwell Co. 1931 First Hardcover Fine Good+ Jacket Don Nelson, Illustrator 
First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings by Don Nelson. 64 pages. Color illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, has 1" chip at top spine edge, a few short closed edge tears, separated along front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Shetland pony (Sunshine Rose) came to Mosely Hill Farm when Roberta was very sick, and played an important part in her recovery. There is an exciting adventure with a wolf, and another when both pony and rider were engulfed in a snowbank. There is another that combines the interest of a treasure hunt with the mystery of a hidden cave. 026444

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Elephant's Work, Bentley, E. C.
24 Elephant's Work
Bentley, E. C.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1950 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition. Clean red and pink patterned boards with small black decoration on cover, black lettering in pink title box on spine. Hint of light wear at top and bottom spine edge. No bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean -- no names, writing or bookplates. Dustjacket is not price clipped ($2.75 on front inside flap), no chips, very light edge wear and slight age toning. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A story dedicated by the author to the memory of John Buchan (because he advised him to write it). 015613

Price: 40.00 USD
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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Berend, John
25 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Berend, John
New York Random House 1994 0679429220 / 9780679429227 Later printing Hardback Very Good Near Fine Jacket Signed
Later printing, SIGNED by author John Berend. Black paper-covered boards with black cloth spine, metalic lettering on spine. Small water stain at base of cloth spine front and back. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "John Berend." 388 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A gorgeous and haunting blend of true crime mystery and travel book that exposes Savannah, Georgia as the alluring place it has always been and will always be, not only because of the place, but because of the people. 026569

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Berendt, John
26 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Berendt, John
New York Random House 1994 0679429220 / 9780679429227 Later printing Hardback Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Later printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean dust jacket. Clean black boards with green metallic lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed "John Berendt" on a bookplate affixed to front free endpaper; publisher's "autographed copy" sticker affixed to front panel of dust jacket. 392 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has one very short closed edge tear, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026921

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Berendt, John
27 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Berendt, John
New York Random House 1994 0-679-42922-0 / 9780679429227 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
A scarce true First Edition, First Printing. Dustjacket Condition: Fine. Clean original first edition dustjacket with price of $23.00 on front inside flap is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped no fading to orange lettering. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Book Condition; Fine. Clean unfaded dark green boards with clean black cloth spine, metallic 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. 388 pgs. To assist in determining the first edition, first printing these are the identifying points: Dustjacket price of $23.00 on front inside flap. On page eleven, line thirty-two contains the spelling error "fmr" instead of "for." The Random House correct number line of (2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3) above first edition statement on copyright page. On rear of dustjacket - Ann Beattie is listed first. On later printings each letter of the alphabet represents an additional ten thousand printing and appears only on later printings. The first printing of this book will not contain letters or the number "1" in the number line. On later printings, the rear of dustjacket Edmund White is listed first. This is one of the most misrepresented first edition, first printing books of the 21st century. 6" x 9-1/2". Books into Film. 017242

Price: 200.00 USD
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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Berendt, John
28 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Berendt, John
New York Random House 1994 0679429220 / 9780679429227 First Hardback Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with correct number line and all correct first edition points, in clean dust jacket. Clean unfaded dark green boards with black cloth spine, metallic lettering on cover (author's initials) and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 388 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. . To assist in determining the first edition, first printing these are the identifying points: Dustjacket price of $23.00 on front inside flap. On page eleven, line thirty-two contains the spelling error "fmr" instead of "for." The Random House correct number line of (2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3) above first edition statement on copyright page. On rear of dustjacket - Ann Beattie is listed first. On later printings each letter of the alphabet represents an additional ten thousand printing and appears only on later printings. The first printing of this book will not contain letters or the number "1" in the number line. On later printings, the rear of dustjacket Edmund White is listed first. This is one of the most misrepresented first edition, first printing books of the 21st century. 023170

Price: 100.00 USD
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Foamers, Berson, Jon
29 Foamers
Berson, Jon
New York Scribner 1997 0-684-83586-X / 9780684835860 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean red boards with clean gray spine, bright silver 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. 383 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with one very short closed edge tear at top of rear flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel of suspense about a train fanatic who masterminds high-profile train accidents. Approx 8" x 6". Mystery. 016860

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The Unbreakable Code (The Book Scavenger series), Bertman, Jennifer Chambliss
30 The Unbreakable Code (The Book Scavenger series)
Bertman, Jennifer Chambliss
New York Henry Holt And Company 2017 1627791167 / 9781627791168 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition except for small remainder mark to upper text block edge (black dot). Very clean turquoise boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 353 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful biblio-mystery for young people involving a trail of encrypted messages in books by Mark Twain that uncover a trail of arson. 026863

Price: 14.00 USD
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Behind That Curtain, Biggers, Earl Derr
31 Behind That Curtain
Biggers, Earl Derr
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1928 Hardcover Very Good Fair Jacket 
Solid book, lightly soiled, in tattered dust jacket. Yellow cloth boards with maroon stamped lettering. Light overall soiling. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight with slight lean, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. 337 pages. Dust jacket is clean, has large piece missing at base of spineand lower left corner of front panel, other smaller edge chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023945

Price: 20.00 USD
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The House Without A Key, Biggers, Earl Derr
32 The House Without A Key
Biggers, Earl Derr
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1925 Reprint Hardcover Very Good poor Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition, with partial dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with green lettering on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner first name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 316 pages. Front panel and flap and 3/4 spine is present; rear panel and flap is missing. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 023964

Price: 20.00 USD
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Highway Robbery, BIllheimer, John
33 Highway Robbery
BIllheimer, John
New York St. Martin's 2000 0-312-25247-1 / 9780312252472 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Very clean black boards with bright metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. No previous owner names, writing or bookplates. 290 pgs. Clean, bright and crisp dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 015612

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Pinball Murders, Black, Thomas
34 The Pinball Murders
Black, Thomas
New York Reynal & Hitchcock 1947 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with crisp red lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front paste-down. No other marks. 187 pages. Dust jacket is quite clean, no chips or tears, slight edge wear, corner price clip at top of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An "Al Delaney" detective mystery. It all begins one morning in the Giles Redman Detective Agency when Wilbur Shore, a little guy with big tearful eyes, begs Delaney to find his gorgeous blonde wife. What starts as a routine disappearance case soon leads to a pinball machine that deals out murder. 027846

Price: 30.00 USD
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A Penknife In My Heart, Blake, Nicholas
35 A Penknife In My Heart
Blake, Nicholas
London Crime Club 1958 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Clean hardcover book with black lettering on spine. No fading or fraying (red cloth covered boards), tiny shallow bump to lower front board edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 192 pages. 026592

Price: 12.00 USD
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A Ticket to the Boneyard, Block, Lawrence
36 A Ticket to the Boneyard
Block, Lawrence
New York Morrow 1990 0688090702 / 9780688090708 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition (stated) with full number line on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean dark brown boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 302 pp. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped ( 18.95 on front inside flap); enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019546

Price: 15.00 USD
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Tanner on Ice An Evan Tanner Novel, Block, Lawrence
37 Tanner on Ice An Evan Tanner Novel
Block, Lawrence
New York Dutton 1998 0525944214 / 9780525944218 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, signed by author on title page. Very clean yellow-beige boards with clean rust spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Hint of light bumping to spine ends, corner tips sharp and unworn; binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. 248 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Collectible quality. The adventures of Evan Michael Tanner, a globe-trotting adventurer with a taste for lost causes. 018676

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Burglar on the Prowl, Block, Lawrence
38 The Burglar on the Prowl
Block, Lawrence
New York William Morrow 2004 0060198303 / 9780060198305 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green boards with blue spine, red lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No previous owner names, writing or marks. 320 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A rollicking good bibliomystery as Bernie Rhodenbarr, bookseller by day and burglar by night, goes on the prowl and lands in a tangled mess of murders. 023380

Price: 20.00 USD
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From This Death Forward, Bloomfield, Robert
39 From This Death Forward
Bloomfield, Robert
New York Crime Club 1952 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in original unclipped jacket. Clean gray cloth textured boards with unchipped red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean (tanning to edges). Small return address label at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 190 pp. Illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), 1" closed tear at top of rear panel, shorter closed tear at top rear spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A waitress marries a drunken millionaire to gain security for her young son. Murder follows the ill-matched couple on their strange honeymoon. 019980

Price: 25.00 USD
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Frozen Fire, Bowler, Tim
40 Frozen Fire
Bowler, Tim
New York Philomel Books 2008 0399250530 / 9780399250538 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue boards with silver lettering on spine. Very slight bumping to spine corners, very tiny bump to lower front board edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 328 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A gripping, hair-raising mystery about a boy not of this world, and a girl determined to protect him. Carnegie Award-winning author. 018425

Price: 15.00 USD
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