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Troy and the Trojans. Volume 33
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Troy and the Trojans. Volume 33

By Blegen, Carl W.

New York: Frederick A. Praeger. Near Fine. 1963. Hardcover. Bright blue cloth with gilt decorative figure and lettering. An exceptionally handsome copy with a few edge fox marks. 240 pages. Illustrated with 67 photographs, 41 line drawings, and 1 map. This is volume 33 in the series Ancient Peoples and Places. General Editor is Dr. Clyn Daniel. Carl William Blegen (1887 – 1971) was an American archaeologist who worked on the site of Pylos in Greece and Troy in modern-day Turkey. He directed the University of Cincinnati excavations of the mound of Hisarlik, the site of Troy, from 1932 to 1938. Using material gleaned from the famous Cincinnati Expedition, as well as from his own exhaustive scholarship and fieldwork, Blegen takes us chapter by chapter through seven Troy "settlements," covering the period 3000 to 1000 B.C. ; Ancient Peoples and Places; 8vo .

$35.00

Just like Us : The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in  America
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Just like Us : The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America

By Thorpe, Helen

Scribner. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. 1416538933 . Signed by author. Later printing. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Light shelf wear; otherwise a clean, tight copy. "An excellent, in-depth study of immigration policies gone amok." -- Library Journal. "This is a penetrating, fair, and refreshingly personal examination of the passions that fuel the immigration controversy in this country. Helen Thorpe measures the arguments on both sides of this national debate against the actual human costs imposed by the status quo. This book will find a central place in this debate." -- Lawrence Wright, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 ; 9.1 X 6.4 X 1.3 inches; 387 pages .

$30.00

Killjoy
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Killjoy

By Garwood, Julie

Ballantine Books. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0345453808 . Signed by author. Inscribed and signed by the author on the ffep. A clean, straight copy in a clean, unclipped slightly edge rubbed dust jacket. FBI profiler Avery Delaney has a case that really hits home: she must track down Aunt Carolyn, the woman who raised her, who has disappeared on her way to the spa. ; 8.3 X 5.6 X 1.1 inches; 400 pages .

$15.00

Demolition Angel
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Demolition Angel

By Crais, Robert

Doubleday. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. 0385495846 . Signed by author. Signed on the title page by the author, no inscription. An about fine copy. Some discoloration to the page edges; appearing to be gently read. The dust jacket has some roll to the edge otherwise clean and not price clipped. ; 8.3 X 5.7 X 1.1 inches; 386 pages .

$60.00

Shadow of Betrayal
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Shadow of Betrayal

By Battles, Brett

Delacorte Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 038534158X . Signed by author. Signed on the title page. Near fine with a slight slant and very light shelf wear. A Jonathan Quinn Novel. "Fast, smart, sleek, and stunning, Shadow of Betrayal is vintage Brett Battles: a gritty, gripping masterpiece of suspense, a thriller that makes the pulse pound--and stirs the heart as well." Publisher blurb.; 9.3 X 6.4 X 1.4 inches; 400 pages .

$20.00

Do No Harm
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Do No Harm

By Hurwitz, Gregg

William Morrow. Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0060008865 . Signed by author. Inscribed on the title page by the author "For Katheryn, Such a pleasure to have lunch with you. I hope you enjoy!" Unclipped dust jacket with light edge shelf wear. There are two initial stamps (BW/KH) and ASL "I love you" on the ffep; ends shelf worn. Top edge has some discoloration.; 8.3 X 5.8 X 1.3 inches; 400 pages .

$10.00

This Heart of Mine
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This Heart of Mine

By Phillips, Susan Elizabeth

William Morrow. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0380975726 . Signed by author. About fine with light shelf wear and surface scurff. Phillips, a veteran romance writer (First Lady; Lady Be Good, etc.) here makes her hardcover debut with this consuming story of a star-crossed children's-book author and a football player. (publisher's blurb). ; 9.8 X 6.4 X 1.2 inches; 370 pages .

$15.00

The Colony The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai
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The Colony The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai

By Tayman, John

Scribner. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 074323300X . Signed by author. Signed and inscribed on the title page. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 421 pp. Notes and Index. Slight lean; discoloration inside the back cover. Remains and attractive copy. "From 1866 through 1969, the Hawaiian and American governments banished nearly 9,000 leprosy sufferers into exile on a peninsula on the Hawaiian island of Molokai. ...Tayman has created a fitting monument to the strength and character of the castoffs in particular, and human beings as a whole. B&w photos. " From Publishers Weekly. ; 9.2 X 6.2 X 1.3 inches; 421 pages .

$20.00

The Enemy at Home : The Cultural Left and Its Responsibility For 9/11
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The Enemy at Home : The Cultural Left and Its Responsibility For 9/11

By D'Souza, Dinesh

New York: Doubleday. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2007. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0385510128 . SIGNED by the Author. First Printing with number series starting (1). Author's signature without inscription on the title page. Clean, straight copy. Corners bumped and small edge dent. D'Souza has been called one of the “top young public-policy makers in the country” by Investor’s Business Daily, D’Souza quickly became known as a major influencer on public policy through his writings. His first book, Illiberal Education (1991), publicized the phenomenon of political correctness in America’s colleges and universities and became a New York Times bestseller for 15 weeks. It has been listed as one of the most influential books of the 1990s. ; 8vo.; 333 pages .

$25.00

Stardust A Novel
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Stardust A Novel

By Kanon, Joseph

Atria Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 143915614X . Signed by author. Signed with a simple inscription on the title page. A clean, straight, tight copy. Hollywood, 1945. Ben Collier has just arrived from wartorn Europe to find that his brother, Daniel, has died in mysterious circumstances. Kanon is a bestselling author of eight novels which have been published in twenty-four languages.; 8.8 X 6.3 X 1.6 inches; 512 pages .

$40.00

Blood Covenant
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Blood Covenant

By Franzese, Michael

Whitaker House. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2003. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0883688670 . Signed by author. Later printing. Bumped corners; not price clipped. Inscribed on the ffep. From the back: "Today, Michael Franzese is a new man using his past experiences as a powerful tool for helping those who may be vulnerable to the same pitfalls he faced. ; 9.3 X 6.4 X 1.3 inches; 404 pp pages .

$25.00

Fury A Novel
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Fury A Novel

By Ford, G. M.

William Morrow. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0380977249 . Signed by author. Inscribed on the title page "To Kathy, St. Martin's hos (sic) good taste. GM Ford 5/13/01" Moisture damage to front board corners and the corresponding inside surface of the dust jacket. Dust jacket is not price clipped but shelf worn. ; 8.2 X 5.5 X 1.2 inches; 323 pages .

$15.00

Just Bones A Mystery
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Just Bones A Mystery

By Denhart, Jeffrey

Write Way Pub. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 1885173156 . Signed by author. Signed and dated on the title page. Slight lean. Dust jacket is unclipped; folds are creased. "PW called this small-town Iowa mystery, starring a former big-city medical examiner, an "absorbing debut."" ; " ...what really drew me in was the wonderful writing - it was a book that made me want to read really slowly and left me wanting more." Reader review. ; 9.1 X 6.6 X 1.1 inches; 223 pages .

$20.00

People of the River
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People of the River

By Gear, W. Michael & Kathleen O'Neal Gear

Tom Doherty Associates. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by All Authors; 0312852355 . Signed by Author. Signed by both Michael Gear and Kathleen on the ffep. Straight, tight (unopened?) unclipped copy. Single red stamp under the signatures "return to FPOA library"; library unknown. A novel of prehistoric North America. Illustrated with two maps, and a selected bibliography. The authors are archaeologists who write of the area where they work. This is the fourth novel in a series that presents prehistoric life in North America through the description of different cultures. ; First North Americans; 9.2 X 6.3 X 1.4 inches; 400 pages .

$35.00

The Horse Latitudes
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The Horse Latitudes

By Ferrigno, Robert

William Morrow and Company, Inc.. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0688090605 . Signed by author. Signed on the half title along with simple inscription "To Linda best,". Clean, tight copy Near fine with light edge soil and minor shelf wear. In an attempt to win back his wayward wife, a distraught husband follows his spouse into the nihilistic Southern California underground, where he encounters a dream like cast of characters, including bodybuilders, paraphiliacs, and drug dealers "Inexplicably, rights to this fiction debut were the subject of a frenzied bidding war among U.S. publishers last winter." Mark Annichiarico, "Library Journal" . ; 9.4 X 6.3 X 0.7 inches; 294 pages .

$30.00

La Salle
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La Salle

By Vernon, John

Viking. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1986. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 067080083X . Signed by author. Association copy signed on the title page and signed and inscribed on the half title for care given to "Ann (Vernon's wife) and her mother". Dated 12/30/1989. Map end pages; Not price clipped. Spine end chipped other wise minor edge wear in unclipped dust jacket. The Seattle Times writes of Vernon's work “If we’re living in a golden age for the historical novel, then one of the genre’s most gifted practitioners is the American writer John Vernon; this is the author's first novel. “Brilliant.” – The St. Louis Post-Dispatch. “A vivid and sometimes shocking narrative of what exploration in the early American wilderness was really like.” – The Grand Rapids Press ; 9.0 X 5.8 X 0.9 inches; 240 pages .

$30.00

Blood Covenant
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Blood Covenant

By Franzese, Michael

Whitaker House. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2003. First Edition. Hardcover. 0883688670 . Signed by Author. Clean, straight copy. Inscribed on the ffep by the author and dated 5/31/03. Minor corner rubbing of the dust jacket. No price printed. ; 9.3 X 6.4 X 1.3 inches; 404 pp pages .

$20.00

Fly Fishing in Salt Water ; Revised Edition
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Fly Fishing in Salt Water ; Revised Edition

By Kreh, Lefty

Lyons Pr. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1986. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0941130665 . Signed by author. Latter printing. 242 pp. Illustrated with numerous black and white photographs and some color. Inscribed warmly on the ffep by the author to "Le Roy" dated Nov. 1990. Clean, tight copy with offset (receipt copy paper?) on the table of contents without interference with text. Dust jacket is not price clipped; creased on the front fold. Otherwise a very nice copy. Kreh said he wrote Fly Fishing in Salt Water, “not to make money, but so I didn’t have to answer so many darn questions,” was published in 1974 and remains an essential text. ; Revised Edition; 9.7 X 7.1 X 1.0 inches; 242 pp pages .

$30.00

The Good Men ; A Novel of Heresy A Novel of Heresy
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The Good Men ; A Novel of Heresy A Novel of Heresy

By Craig, Charmaine

Riverhead Hardcover. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 157322197X . Signed by author. Bumped corners. The dust jacket is not price clipped; shelf worn with small tear on spine end. Warmly inscribed and dated by the author to the former owner. Debut novel. "The book is beautifully composed and darkly memorable. I have never read so powerful an account, fictive or historical, of the Cathar rebels against the Roman Catholic Church." From Harold Bloom's review. ; 9.3 X 6.4 X 1.5 inches; 400 pp pages .

$15.00

Blood Covenant
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Blood Covenant

By Franzese, Michael

Whitaker House. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2003. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0883688670 . Signed by author. Later printing. Bumped corners; not price clipped. Inscribed "To Chesie (sic) & Arnie Prov. 3:5-6 Michael Franzese" on a lable adhered to the ffep. From the back: "Today, Michael Franzese is a new man using his past experiences as a powerful tool for helping those who may be vulnerable to the same pitfalls he faced. ; 9.3 X 6.4 X 1.3 inches; 404 pp pages .

$25.00

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