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OPENING CHAPTERS OF WHITE JAZZ. A Novel

OPENING CHAPTERS OF WHITE JAZZ. A Novel

by Ellroy, James (SGNED)

New York: Knopf, 1992. Original Wraps. Fine/No Dust Jacket. Octavo. SIGNED BY JAMES ELLROY ON TIPPED-IN BOOKPLATE without personalization. Avance Excerpts. Fine in original wrappers. 26 pp.
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$50.00
Hiding From the Nazis : First Edition

Hiding From the Nazis : First Edition

by David A. Adler

1997; Holiday House, New York; --Review Copy-- First Edition, Fine Hardcover in Very Good+ unclipped Dust Jacket. "The true story of Lore Baer who as a four-year-old Jewish child was placed with a Christian family in the Dutch farm country to avoid persecution by the Nazis. Color illustrations by Karen Ritz." 30 unnumbered pages. ISBN: 0823412881, publishers review slip laid in. Collectible! BOOKS IN TIME -- Hard to Find, Rare, Collectible & Out-of-Print Books for Less!
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$19.00
Firefly Cloak : First Edition Proof

Firefly Cloak : First Edition Proof

by Sheri Reynolds

2006; Random House Shaye Areheart Books, New York; Collectible! --Uncorrected Proof-- First Edition, First Printing, Near Fine Trade Paperback. "Abandoned by their desperate mother, eight-year-old Tessa Lee and her brother, Travis, are left only with her mother's favorite housecoat and the phone number of their grandparents, items that years later prompt Tessa Lee to search for what she has lost." 285 pp. ISBN: 0609610082, mild edgewear. Prepublication copy (ARC) Appears unread. BOOKS IN TIME -- Hard to... Read more
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$10.00
Insect Dreams: The Half Life of Gregor Samsa

Insect Dreams: The Half Life of Gregor Samsa

by Estrin, Marc

E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Putnam Pub Group, 2002 first edition uncorrected proof is tight with no markings, a couple of dogeared pages with minor rubbing to wraps. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.
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$20.00
Big Hair And Flying Cows : Uncorrected Proof

Big Hair And Flying Cows : Uncorrected Proof

by Wilson, Dolores J

2004; Medallion Press, Palm Beach, FL; --UNCORRECTED PROOF-- Near Fine Hardcover w/ Very Good Dust Jacket. "Bertie Byrd is unique. To say the least. Not only does she drive the local wrecker, but she has some mighty fine adventures. Join Bertie and her fellow residents of Sweet Meadow, Georgia on the most hilarious ride of your life." 228 pp. ISBN: 1932815171. Pre-publication copy (ARC) Advance Copy. Noted flaw: small tear (about 1/2") to dj top edge. Clean text, solid binding. 'Uncorrected Proof Not for... Read more
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$7.77
Leche

Leche

by R. Zamora Linmark

* Still gift able interesting book -ARC-uncorrected Proof, Advanced reading copy just good condition some sm folds pages & cover, fairly lightly Read although not perfect, I enjoyed it. Possibly collectible for the completist Collector, also this is his first book. Raising the stakes, and gambling on future value / commodities. -After thirteen years of living in the U.S., Vince returns to his birthplace, the Philippines. As he ventures into the heat and chaos of the city, he encounters a motley cast of... Read more
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$13.99
Saving Grace

Saving Grace

by Garwood, Julie

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Pocket Books, 1993 first edition ARC book is tight with no markings, minor soiling to page edges, diagonal crease on one corner of back wrap, minor rubbing and soiling to wraps. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.
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$30.00
A Drink before the War [uncorrected page proof]

A Drink before the War [uncorrected page proof]

by Lehane, Dennis

New York: Harcourt Brace & Co, 1994. Paperback. Very Good. ix, [1], 268 p.; 23 cm. Paperback with turquoise covers. Signed by the author on the half title page. A pair of private investigators in Boston who "fly in the face of institutionalized bigotry and corruption" and "question the definition of 'racially motivated incidents'" to solve the case. This was the first novel by Dennis Lehane, who wrote for the HBO series The Wire and went on to write novels that were... Read more
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$232.00
The Ghost at the Table A Novel

The Ghost at the Table A Novel

by Suzanne Berne

Trade paperback edition, published by Penguin, 2006. This is a UK trade paperback, an Uncorrected Proof Copy. 296 pages perfect bound. There is no writing on the text pages, no former ownership marks. Light crease mark to the spine, but no creases to the cover. The edges of the text block are clean. The attached photo is of the copy we have in our inventory.
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$6.00
Night of Blood

Night of Blood

by Knaak, Richard

Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A.: WIZARDS OF THE COAST, 2003 first edition, ARC is tight with no markings, spine slightly cocked, some tanning to page edges, book is tight with no markings, minor rubbing to wraps. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.
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$18.00
A Thread Of Grace

A Thread Of Grace

by Russell, Mary Doria

Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Random House Inc, 2005 first edition ARC is tight with no markings, minor rubbing to wraps. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.
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$16.00
Mother of Sorrows

Mother of Sorrows

by McCann, Richard

New York: Pantheon Books, 2005 first edition ARC book is tight with no markings, minor rubbing to wraps. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book.
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$16.00
Alice, I Think

Alice, I Think

by Juby, Susan

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Avon Tempest, 2003 first edition, uncorrected proof is tight with no markings, light soiling to page edges, spine slightly cocked, wraps have some rubbing and soiling along with a moisture stain on surface of front and back wrap. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book.
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$16.00
You Are Here : First Edition ARC

You Are Here : First Edition ARC

by Wesley Gibson

2004; Little Brown & Company Back Bay Books, Boston; Collectible! --Advance Reading Copy-- First Edition, First Printing, Fine Trade Paperback. "Paired through a roommate service with a stranger named John, Gibson sets out to make his way in daunting and glorious New York City." 233 pp. ISBN: 0316740845. Prepublication copy (ARC) Gift Quality! BOOKS IN TIME -- Hard to Find, Rare, Collectible & Out-of-Print Books for LESS!
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$10.00
The Marvelous Effect

The Marvelous Effect

by Cle, Troy

Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster, 2007 first edition ARC book is tight with no markings, some curling at corners with a few dogeared pages, minor rubbing to wraps. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.
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$16.00
Easter Island : First Edition ARC

Easter Island : First Edition ARC

by Jennifer Vanderbes

2003; The Dial Press, New York; Collectible! --Advance Reading Copy-- First Printing, Near Fine Trade Paperback. 304 pp. ISBN: 038533673X. Prepublication copy (ARC) from Uncorrected Proofs. BOOKS IN TIME -- Hard to Find, Rare, Collectible & Out-of-Print Books for LESS!
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$10.00
THE POSTMAN

THE POSTMAN

by BRIN, David (SIGNED)

Toronto, Canada: Bantam, 1985. First Edition. Original Wraps. Fine/No Dust Jacket. Octavo. SIGNED BY DAVID BRIN ON TITLE PAGE without personalization. 296 pp. Advance Reading Copy. Fine in original printed wrappers.
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$40.00
The Gone World

The Gone World

by Tom Sweterlitsch

The Gone world, 9780399167508 minimal amount of wear on its edges, crisp copy, Collectible / giftable Advanced copy for the collector doing "completist" exploration of a particular author. Shannon,Being warned she'll see things her mind won't understand,a "Savage murder case with grave implications for the fate of mankind." Special agent Shannon Moss assign to solve the murder of a Navy Seals family & locate his teenage daughter who's disappeared. The missing seal was an astronaut aboard the space ship... Read more
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$14.99
JIM DANDY Fat Man in a Famine, a Play

JIM DANDY Fat Man in a Famine, a Play

by Saroyan, William

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co, 1947. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Near Fine/Very Good+. Small Octavo. 128pp. Stamped "Review Copy" with publication date Sept. 11, 1947. Bound in red cloth lettered and ruled in black, near fine without foxing in unclipped dust jacket with toning to spine.
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$100.00
Speak No Evil: A Novel

Speak No Evil: A Novel

by Uzodinma Iweala

Speak No Evil: A Novel -Author -Uzodinma Iweala,Lightly read copy does have some scuffs on its covers amount of minutiae, its edges balance book is clean and March, most scuffs are darker and on the back page - see pictures grading paperbacks could be some of subjective, might be collectible for the completist Collector, award-winning new author second book. -Arc ...... On the surface, Niru leads a charmed life. Raised by two attentive parents in Washington, D.C.,a top student / a track star at his... Read more
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$12.99
THE ARCTIC OX

THE ARCTIC OX

by Moore, Marianne

London: Faber and Faber Ltd, 1964. First British Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Fine/Near Fine. Octavo. Review Copy with publisher's slip laid in. 52pp., bound in blue cloth, spine lettering gilt, a fine copy in near fine unclipped dust jacket.
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$110.00
I Was Amelia Earhart : Advance Reader's Edition

I Was Amelia Earhart : Advance Reader's Edition

by Mendelsohn, Jane

1996; Knopf, New York; First Edition --Advance Reader's Edition-- Near Fine Trade Paperback, Blue wraps w/ black print. "A striking debut--a brilliantly imagined novel in which Amelia Earhart tells us what happened after she and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared off the coast of New Guinea one gloriously windy day in 1937." 146 pp. ISBN: 0679450548. COLLECTIBLE! Pre-publication copy (ARC) uncorrected proofs. Appears newish, clean & unread. BOOKS IN TIME -- Hard to Find, Rare, Collectible &... Read more
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$5.77
CANNERY ROW

CANNERY ROW

by Steinbeck, John

New York: The Viking Press, 1945. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. 7 3/8" x 4 3/4" First Issue (January, 1945) ADVANCE REVIEW COPY 208pp., (1)pp. list of Steinbeck's other works. Bound in blue paper wraps lettered in black; A very good to fine copy and scarce in nice condition.
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$650.00
Sam Francis:  Work on Paper, 1947 - 1988 / Peinture sur papier, 1947 1988

Sam Francis: Work on Paper, 1947 - 1988 / Peinture sur papier, 1947 1988

by Francis, Sam with text by Yves Michaud

Paris: Galerie Jean Fournier, 1988. softcover. A nearly fine bright copy. sm sq 4to. 31 pp. text is in French.
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$15.00
THE WILD PALMS

THE WILD PALMS

by Faulkner, William

New York: Random House, 1939. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo. Advance reading copy, First printing. 339pp. Bound in original wraps designed like the first trade edition dust jacket, separation to flaps at folds but not detached and with old dried tape residue, edges and spine rubbed showing some wear to corners with light chipping to head and foot, rear panel darkened around the edges. A very good copy of a scarce and most often fragile title.
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$400.00