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NOVEMBER

By Simenon, Georges

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1970. Hardcover. Fine/Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Translated from the French by ean Stewartr. Contesting bitterly for the sexual favors of their Spanish maid, a father and son share the same house and table with their unloved and unbearably isolated mother, who seeks the ever-diminishing solace of alcohol. Only the daughter, involved in a love affair of her own, is aware of the tragedy building toward a deadly climax under their roof. Fine, first American edition, first printing, in black boards quarter-bound in green cloth, in good (largely intact but with chipping to spine and fold extremities, mylar-protected dust cover. {Not remainder-marked or price-clipped} BUND

$16.00

THE MOVE

By Simenon, Georges

New York, New York, U.S.A. : Harcourt, Brace & World,, Inc., 1968. First American Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Translated from the French by Christopher Sinclair-Stevenson.. Fine (with previous owner's picotrial bookplate affixed to inside front board under flap), first American edition, first printing, in grey cloth boards, in fine, mylar-protected dust cover. {Not remainder-marked or price-clipped} BUND

$20.00

WARRIOR OF THE ALTAII

By Jordan, Robert

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Tor Books, 2019. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Epic fantasy legend, and author of number-one New York Times best-selling seriesTHE WHEEL OF TIME, Robert Jordan's never-before published novel, Warrior of the Altaii.... Draw near and listen, or else time is at an end. The watering holes of the Plain are drying up, the fearsome fanghorn grow more numerous, and bad omens abound. Wulfgar, a leader of the Altaii people, must contend with twin queens, warlords, prophets, and magic in hopes of protecting his people and securing their future. Elspeth, a visitor from another world, holds the answers, but first Wulfgar must learn to ask the right questions. But what if the knowledge that saves the Altaii will also destroy them? New, mint, unread, first edition, first printing, in new, mylar-protected dust cover. {Not remainder-marked or price-clipped} BUND

$27.00

HEAVEN
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HEAVEN

By Stewart, Ian; Cohen, Jack

New York, New York, U.S.A. : Aspect, 2004. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. From the authors of the science fiction thriller WHEELERS comes HEAVEN, a chilling cautionary tale of a species-transcendent religious movement (known as the Church of Cosmic Unity) that is spreading across the galaxy, espousing its philosophy of universal equality and acceptance -- with hellish consequences. As disturbing as it is breathtaking, this ambitious and profoundly moving novel is everything science fiction strives to be: thought-provoking, entertaining, and, ultimately, enlightening." (Paul Goat) New, mint, unread, first edition, first printing, in new, mylar-protected dust cover. {Not remainder-marked or price-clipped} BUND

$20.00

THE CAT

By Simenon, Georges

New York, New York, U.S.A. : Harcourt Brace & World, Inc., 1967. First American Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Translated from the French by Bernard Frechtman. Fine (with previous owner's picotrial bookplate affixed to inside front board under flap), first American edition, first printing, in blien cloth boards, in near-fine (some light chipping to spirne extremities), mylar-protected dust cover. {Not remainder-marked or price-clipped} BUND

$24.00

MAIGRET AND THE CALAME REPORT

By Simenon, Georges

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Harcourt, Brace & World,, Inc., 1969. First American Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Translated from the French by Moura Budberg.Inspector Maigret becomes a reluctant advisor to a cabinet minister, involved in political intrigue. Fine (with previous owner's picotrial bookplate affixed to inside front board under flap), first American edition, first printing, in gdark green cloth boards, in fine, mylar-protected dust cover. {Not remainder-marked or price-clipped} BUND

$20.00

THE PRISON

By Simenon, Georges

New York, New York, U.S.A. : Harcourt, Brace & World,, Inc., 1969. First American Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Translated from the French by Lyn Moir. Fine (with previous owner's picotrial bookplate affixed to inside front board under flap), first American edition, first printing, in green cloth boards, in fine, mylar-protected dust cover. {Not remainder-marked or price-clipped} BUND

$20.00

DEADMEN WALKING: A Deadman's Cross Novel

By Kenyon, Sherrilyn

New York, New York, U.S.A. : Tor Books, 2017. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Signed by author in silver marker on special tipped-in page. Deadmen tell their tales . .To catch evil, it takes evil. Enter Devyl Bane - an ancient dark warlord returned to the human realm as one of the most notorious pirates in the New World. A man of many secrets, Bane makes a pact with Thorn - an immortal charged with securing the worst creations the ancient gods ever released into our world. Those powers have been imprisoned for eons behind enchanted gates . . . gates that are beginning to buckle. At Thorn's behest, Bane takes command of a crew of Deadmen and, together, they are humanity's last hope to restore the gates and return the damned to their hell realms. But things are never so simple. And one of Bane's biggest problems is the ship they sail upon. For the Sea Witch isn't just a vessel, she's also a woman born of an ancient people he wronged and who in turn wronged him during a centuries long war between their two races - a woman who is also sister to their primary target. Now Marcelina, the Sea Witch, must choose. Either she remains loyal to her evil sister and almost extinct race against Bane and his cause, and watches humanity fall, or she puts faith in an enemy who has already betrayed her. Her people over the totality of humanity - let's hope Bane can sway her favor.DEADMEN WALKING is the first book in the Dark-Hunter: Deadman's Cross Trilogy. DEADMEN WALKING is a tale of passion and loss, emotions that wound and heal... and ultimate redemption. New, mint, unread, first edition, first printing, in new, mylar-protected dust cover. {Not remainder-marked or price-clipped} BUND

$32.00

DEATH DOESN'T BARGAIN { Signed/Autographed Copy}

By Kenyon, Sherrilyn

New York, New York, U.S.A. : Tor Books, 2018. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. New/New. Signed by author on special tipped-in page. The Deadmen are back...but so are the demons who have broken free of their eternal prison and are bent on mankind's destruction. The worst of the lot is Vine, determined to claim their lives for taking hers. She will see the world burn...and has the perfect lure to destroy them all. One of their own. Kalder Dupree has never known a day of mercy. Born to the cruelest of mer-races, he sacrificed himself for his crew and is in Vine's hands. He expects no mercy or rescue. Yet Cameron Jack is determined to set Kalder free. As a Hellchaser, it's her calling, and she cannot allow even a not-so-innocent to be tortured for an act of kindness that spared her damnation. To defeat evil, it sometimes takes an even worse evil, and Cameron is willing to do whatever she must to make this right. If Vine thought she had her hands full before, she hasn't seen anything nearly as powerful as Cameron's resolve. DEATH DOESN'T BARGAIN is the second book in the Dark-Hunter: Deadman's Cross Trilogy. New, mint, unread, first edition, first printing, in new, mylar-protected dust cover. {Not remainder-marked or price-clipped} BUND

$30.00

WHEELERS
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WHEELERS

By Stewart, Ian; Cohen, Jack

New York, New York, U.S.A. : Aspect, 2000. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. In the year 2270, with travel to the nearby planets well established, a bizarre discovery is made on Callisto, the eighth moon of Jupiter. Dozens upon dozens of strange wheeled artifacts-wheelers- are found buried beneath the icy surface. No one knows what they were used for and who left them in our solar system. At the same time, it is discovered that the moons of Jupiter have moved from their age-old positions. A quickly formed expedition finds that Jupiter is inhabited by a race of balloon-like aliens, who defend their world against comet strikes by moving their moons using gravitational technology. This time, though, their redirection is aiming an incoming comet directly at Earth! Communication at first proves impossible, but an Earth child who has an intuitive understanding of animal behavior becomes the key to contacting them-and joining forces with them to save the world. New, mint, unread, first edition, first printing, in new, mylar-protected dust cover. {Not remainder-marked or price-clipped} BUND

$20.00

SWIFT VENGEANCE (A Roland Ford Novel)
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SWIFT VENGEANCE (A Roland Ford Novel)

By Parker, T. Jefferson

New York, New York, U.S.A. : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2018. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Returning hero and private investigator Roland Ford is on the trail of a mysterious killer who is beheading CIA drone operators and leaving puzzling clues at each crime scene. His troubled friend Lindsay Rakes is afraid for her own life and the life of her son after a fellow flight crew member is killed in brutal fashion. Even more terrifying is the odd note the killer left behind: "Welcome to Caliphornia. This is not the last." Ford strikes an uneasy alliance with San Diego-based FBI agent Joan Taucher, who is tough as nails but haunted by what she sees as the Bureau's failure to catch the 9/11 terrorists, many of whom spent their last days in her city. As the killer strikes again, Ford and Taucher dash into the fray, each desperate for their own reasons--each ready to risk it all to stop the killer from doing far more damage. As new, first edition, first printing, in as new, mylar-protected dust cover. {Not remainder-marked or price-clipped} BUND

$21.00

THE THIN RED LINE

By Jones, James

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1962. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. So this is Guadalcanal," a man at the rail said, and spat tobacco juice over the side." "What the f' you think it was? F'ing Tahiti?" The classic World War II novel and basis for the major motion picture directed by Terrence Malick and starring Sean Penn, Adrien Brody, Jim Caviezel, Ben Chaplin, George Clooney, John Cusack, Woody Harrelson, Elias Koteas, Nick Nolte, and John C. Riley.These are the men of C-for-Charlie Company - "Mad" 1st/Sgt. Eddie Welsh, S/Sgt. Don Doll, Pvt. John Bell, Capt. James stein, Cpl. Fife, and dozens more just like them - infantrymen in "this man's army" wFine, trait that captures for all time the total experience of men at warine. THE THIN RED LINE is the second book in the From Here to Eternity trilogy, precedd by FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and followed by WHISTLE. ,Fine first edition, first printing, in fine, mylar-protected dust cover. {Not remainder-marked or price-clipped} BUND

$95.00

DOCTOR FAUSTUS: The Life o16/52f the German Composer Adrian Leverk

By Mann, Thomas

New York, New York, U.S.A. : Alfred A. Knop, Inc., 1948. First American Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. DOCTOR FAUSTUS is a modern reworking of the Faust legend, in which Germany sells its soul to the Devil. Mann's protagonist, the composer Adrian Leverkühn, is the flower of German culture, a brilliant, isolated, overreaching figure, his radical new music a breakneck game played by art at the very edge of impossibility. In return for twenty-four years of unparalleled musical accomplishment, he bargains away his soul--and the ability to love his fellow man.Leverkühn's life story is a brilliant allegory of the rise of the Third Reich, of Germany's renunciation of its own humanity and its embrace of ambition and nihilism. It is also Mann's most profound meditation on the German genius--both national and individual--and the terrible responsibilities of the truly great artist. Fine (with previous owner's booplate affixed to front board inside uner flap), in black cloth boards, without dust cover. BUND

$1.00

BOOMERANG Travels in the New Third World
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BOOMERANG Travels in the New Third World

By Lewis, Michael

New York, New York, U.S.A.: W. W. Norton & Company, 2011. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. As New/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. The tsunami of cheap credit that rolled across the planet between 2002 and 2008 was more than a simple financial phenomenon: it was temptation, offering entire societies the chance to reveal aspects of their characters they could not normally afford to indulge. Icelanders wanted to stop fishing and become investment bankers. The Greeks wanted to turn their country into a pinata stuffed with cash and allow as many citizens as possible to take a whack at it. The Germans wanted to be even more German; the Irish wanted to stop being Irish. Michael Lewis's investigation of bubbles beyond our shores is so brilliantly, sadly hilarious that it leads the American reader to a comfortable complacency: oh, those foolish foreigners. But when he turns a merciless eye on California and Washington, DC, we see that the narrative is a trap baited with humor, and we understand the reckoning that awaits the greatest and greediest of debtor nations.As new, unread, first edition, first printing, in fine, mylar-protected dust cover. {Not remainder-marked or price-clipped} BUND

$24.00

SCUM OF THE EARTH The ournal of a Political Prisoner in Nazi-occupied France {The Danube Edition}

By Koestler, Arthur

New York, New York, U.S.A.: The Macmillan Company, 1968. First Thus Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. With a new Introduction by the author.SCUM OF THE EARTH is Koestler's gripping tale of arrest, imprisonment, and subsequent escape to London from Nazi-occupied France.Fine (with previous owner's bookplate affixed to front board inside under flap), first thus edition, first printing, in brown cloth boards, in fine, mylar-proteccted dust cover.

$40.00

A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUAD
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A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUAD

By Egan, Jennifer

New York, New York, U.S.A. : Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 2010. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Bennie Salazar, an aging former punk rocker and record executive, and Sasha, the passionate, troubled young woman he employs. Bennie and Sasha never discover each other's pasts, but the reader does, in intimate detail, along with the secret lives of a host of other people whose paths intersect with theirs in the San Francisco 1970s music scene, the demimonde of Naples, New York at many points along the way from the pre-Internet nineties to a postwar future, and on a catastrophic safari into the heart of Africa. We meet Lou, Bennie's charismatic, careless mentor; Scotty, the young musician who slipped off the grid; the uncle facing a failed marriage who goes in search of seventeen-year-old Sasha when she disappears into Italy; and the therapist on whose couch she dissects darker compulsions. Fsine, first edition, first printing, in fine, mlar-protected dust cover. {Not remainder-marked or price-clipped} BUND

$65.00

THE GREAT TERROR Stalin's Purge of the Thirties

By Conquest, Robert

New York, New York, U.S.A. : The Macmillan Company, 1968. First American Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine (with previous owner's bookplate affixed to front board inside under flap), first edition, first printing, in black cloth boards with gilt lettering, in fine, mylar-proteced dist cpver.633 pp, with Index.{Not remainder-marked or price-clipped} BUND

$75.00

THE NAMING OF THE DEAD (An Inspector Rebus Novel)
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THE NAMING OF THE DEAD (An Inspector Rebus Novel)

By Rankin, Ian

New York, New York, U.S.A. : Little, Brown and Company, 2007. First U.S. Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. July 2005, and the G8 leaders have gathered in Scotland. With daily marches, demonstrations, and scuffles, the police are at full stretch. Detective Inspector John Rebus, however, has been sidelined, until the apparent suicide of an MP coincides with clues that a serial killer may be on the loose. The authorities are keen to hush up both, for fear of overshadowing a meeting of global importance - but Rebus has never been one to stick to the rules, and when his colleague Siobhan Clarke finds herself hunting down the identity of the riot cop who assaulted her mother, it looks as though both Rebus and Clarke may be up pitted against both sides in the conflict. THE NAMING OF THE DEAD is a potent mix of action and politics, set against a backdrop of the most devastating week in recent British history. THE NAMING OF THE DEAD was the BCA Crime Thriller of the YearBest Novel. As new, firs edition, first printsing, in as new, mylar-protected dust cover. {Not remainder-marked or price-clipped} BUND

$22.00

CONFESSIONS OF FELIX KURLL, Confidence Man (The Early Years)

By Mann, Thomas

New York, New York, U.S.A. : Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1955. First American Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. CONFESSIONS OF FELIX KURL, the late, great work of Thomas Mann - a comic novel of deception and misplaced confidence 'The most astonishing work that Mann ever wrote and also one of the most perfect. . . with Felix Krull the world receives from Thomas Mann the gift which German literature h) as almost proverbially withheld from it: the great comic novel'-( Edwin Muir Waiter by day, man about Paris by night; the young and good looking Felix Krull has created for himself a personality to charm and deceive the world of wealth. When the Marquis de Venosta makes him a proposal that he can't refuse, the young Felix finds himself on the pathway that will elevate him into the world of riches. Fine (with previous owner's pictorial bookplate affixed to front board inside under flap), first edition, first printing IN BLACK CLOTH BOARDS, in near-fine (price-clipped with sl chipping to rear top edge and spine ENDS) IN MYLAR-PROTECTED DUST COVER. bund

$22.00

DUBLINERS

By Joyce, James

New York, New York, U.S.A. : The Mdern Library, 1926. First Thus Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Introducton by Padraic Colum. Perhaps the greatest short story collection in the English language, James Joyce's DUBLINERS is a vivid and unflinching portrait of "dear dirty Dublin" at the turn of the twentieth century. These fifteen stories, including such unforgettable ones as "Araby," "Grace," and "The Dead," delve into the heart of the city of Joyce's birth, capturing the cadences of Dubliners' speech and portraying with an almost brute realism their outer and inner lives. DUBLINERS is Joyce at his most accessible and most profound. Fine, first thus edition (with previous owner's bookplate affixed to front board inside under flap), in red cloth boards, in near-fine-fine (moderate chipping to spine ends), mylar-protected dust cover.(Flap price of $1.25) {Not remainder-marked or price-clipped} BUND

$19.00

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