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cover of A Likely Story

A Likely Story

by Westlake, Donald E.

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Published
1984
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition later printing
ISBN
9780892960989
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$10.00

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First edition second printing of this non mystery novel. In fine / fine condition.
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cover of The Galway Reflections

The Galway Reflections

by Bruen, Ken

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Published
2021
Condition
New
Edition
First edition first printing
ISBN
9781892011725
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$100.00

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First Limited edition first printing of this collection of 5 short stories, 5 non fiction essays, including Bruen's list of 10 favorite noir novels and one poem. SIGNED by Ken Bruen, Andrew Vachss ( who does the introduction ), Wayne Saalman ( who does a separate essay ) and Phil Parks. Number 4 of 150 copies of the deluxe edition.… Read more
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cover of Clive Barker: The Dark Fantastic

Clive Barker: The Dark Fantastic

by Winter, Douglas E.

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Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
ISBN
9780002550413
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$40.00

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First edition first printing of this non fiction biography of one of the greatest horror writers of our time. The UK edition was released on Dec 2001, the Cemetery Press edition was released on January 2002 and the US edition was released on August 7th 2002 according to ISFDB. In fine / near fine condition.
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cover of Galapagos Regained

Galapagos Regained

by Morrow, James

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Published
2015
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
ISBN
9781250054012
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$15.00

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First edition first printing of this stand alone novel. Light rubbing to the surface of the dustjacket. Remainder dot otherwise in near fine / near fine condition.
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cover of The Dangerous Summer

The Dangerous Summer

by Hemingway, Ernest

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Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition first printing
ISBN
9780684183558
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$15.00

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First edition first printing of this fictional novel. Originally published in 1960 in Life Magazine. Published here in hardcover for the first time. Light edge wear. Light rubbing to the surface of the dustjacket. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good condition.
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cover of Invitation to Live # 380

Invitation to Live # 380

by Douglas, Lloyd C.

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Published
1950
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Very Good
Edition
First Thus
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$10.00

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First Dell Mapback edition first printing # 380 of this inspirational novel. Originally published in 1940. Sticker scar to the front cover. A hint of edge wear. Light reading creases to the front cover next to the spine. In very good condition.
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cover of Elmore Leonard: Twayne's United States Authors Series

Elmore Leonard: Twayne's United States Authors Series

by Devlin, James E.

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Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
ISBN
9780805716948
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$25.00

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First edition first printing of this comprehensive analysis of Mr. Leonard's work. In fine / fine condition.
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cover of Behind the Mystery

Behind the Mystery

by Kaminsky, Stuart M., Mickey Spillane, Tony Hillerman, Joseph Wambaugh, Martin Cruz Smith, Elmore Leonard, Robert B. Parker, Evan Hunter, John Jakes Faye and Jonathan Kellerman, Lawrence Block, Michael Connelly, James Lee Burke, Donald Westlake, Lisa Scott

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
ISBN
9780975524527
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$15.00

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First edition first printing of collection of interviews by Stuart Kaminsky of the top mystery writers of the day. Featured are Mickey Spillane, Tony Hillerman, Joseph Wambaugh, Martin Cruz Smith, Elmore Leonard, Robert B. Parker, Evan Hunter, John Jakes Faye and Jonathan Kellerman, Lawrence Block, Michael Connelly, James Lee Burke, Donald Westlake, Lisa Scottoline, Sara Paretsky, Sue Grafton and Anne… Read more
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cover of 10 Rules of Writing aka Easy on the Adverbs, Exclamation Points and Especially Hooptedoodle

10 Rules of Writing aka Easy on the Adverbs, Exclamation Points and Especially Hooptedoodle

by Leonard, Elmore

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Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Hardcover edition first printing
ISBN
9780061451461
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$35.00

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First hardcover edition first printing of this guide for every reader and writer. No dustjacket as issued. Originally published in The New York Times under the title - Easy on the Adverbs, Exclaimation Points and Especially Hooptedoodle. In fine unread condition.
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cover of The Detective Story In Britain # 145

The Detective Story In Britain # 145

by Symons, Julian

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Published
1962
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
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$15.00

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First edition first printing of this study published for The British Council and The National Book League. Stapled spine. In near fine condition.
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cover of Introduction to Raymond Chandler's Unknown Thriller: The Screenplay of Playback

Introduction to Raymond Chandler's Unknown Thriller: The Screenplay of Playback

by Parker, Robert. B.

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Published
1985
Edition
First solo edition first printing
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$50.00

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First separate publication of the introduction by Robert B. Parker to the Screenpaly of Playback. Stapled binding. In fine condition.
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cover of Afterthoughts: Contemporary Crime Classics

Afterthoughts: Contemporary Crime Classics

by Block, Lawrence

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Published
2011
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
ISBN
9781613160299
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$120.00

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First edition first printing of this reflection on what was going on in Mr. Block's life at the time he wrote his novels. No dustjacket as issued. In fine condition.
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cover of A Painted House : The Oxford American Magazine Complete 6 issues

A Painted House : The Oxford American Magazine Complete 6 issues

by Grisham, John

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Published
2000
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
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$150.00

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First edition first printing of this non legal drama. A stand alone novel. Serialized in The Oxford American in 2000 and then published in 2001 as a hard cover. A hint of shelf wear. Part 3 May / June has a scuff mark to the surface of the front cover. Address label on the front cover of all the magazines… Read more
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cover of Lawrence Block Bibliography 1958 - 1993

Lawrence Block Bibliography 1958 - 1993

by Block, Lawrence

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Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Limited edition first printing
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$20.00

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First limited edition first printing # 225 of 420 of this bibliography of the works of Lawrence Block 1958 to 1993. SIGNED by Charles Ardai, Lawrence Block, Philip Friedman, Wendy Hornsby and Phil Parks. Light tanning to the spine. In near fine unread condition.
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cover of Write For Your Life

Write For Your Life

by Block, Lawrence

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Published
1986
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Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
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$30.00

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First edition first printing of this self published novel about his Write For Your Life Seminar. SIGNED by the author on the half title page. In fine unread condition.
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cover of Telling Lies for Fun & Profit

Telling Lies for Fun & Profit

by Block, Lawrence

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Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
ISBN
9780877953340
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$12.00

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First edition first printing of this manual for fiction writers. Light shelf wear. Price clipped otherwise in near fine / near fine condition.
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cover of Spider, Spin Me A Web: Lawrence Block on Writing Fiction

Spider, Spin Me A Web: Lawrence Block on Writing Fiction

by Block, Lawrence

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Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
ISBN
9780898793260
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$12.00

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First edition first printing of this collection of advice for fiction writers. Light shelf wear. In near fine / near fine condition.
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cover of The Crime of Our Lives

The Crime of Our Lives

by Block, Lawrence

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Published
2015
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
ISBN
9780991068456
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$25.00

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First edition first printing of this collection of observations and personal reminiscences of some of the leading crime fiction writers. SIGNED by the author on the first title page. In fine / fine unread condition.
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cover of Me and Hitch

Me and Hitch

by Hunter, Evan aka Ed McBain

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Published
1997
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
ISBN
9780571193066
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$50.00

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First edition first printing of this paperback original in which Evan Hunter records his memories of working with Alfred Hitchcock on the set of the Birds. In fine unread condition.
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cover of The Len Deighton Companion

The Len Deighton Companion

by Milward-Oliver, Edward

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Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
ISBN
9780246132314
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$20.00

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First edition first printing of this companion novel that includes an interview and an bibliography that was originally published in 1985 and has been updated to 1987. In fine / fine condition.
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