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New England Gothic

By: Allen, Addison

Price: $75.00

Publisher: PA, Chilton Book Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39609

Condition: Very Good +


Collectible copy, stated first edition on copyright page. Lilac colored cloth boards with sharp tips and barely bumped spine ends, no rubbing. Bit of age toning/spotting on backstrip cloth with a one inch darker rust colored mark in frt gutter cloth which is fairly visible as well on front pastedown along with some other micro foxing marks on pastedowns and edge of page block. Tidy name also on frt pastedn but is all but hidden under unclipped frt dj flap. Sounds worse than it looks. 250 pp. Illustrated dj shows color loss and light rubbing at extremities. Spine sunned but title still leg... View more info

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Shadow Chasers: The Woolfolk Tragedy Revisited SIGNED

By: Deloach, Carolyn

Price: $38.00

Publisher: GA, Eagles Publishing Co: 2000

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 34023

ISBN: 0970065604

Condition: Near Fine


Author's presentation copy, Signed on half title page: "To Foxcroft Admissions, All my best, Carolyn DeLoach". Lovely copy with lightly bumped spine ends, 398 pp text mint. Unclipped dj in new mylar has a quarter inch closed tear at head of frt gutter, otherwise displays well. Ms. DeLoach changed the view of history with her first book on this case, The Woolfolk Tragedy. Now, three years later, in this revised edition, which contains startling new evidence and more rare photographs, the question "who killed the Woolfolk family" is finally answered. View more info

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Devil Red

By: Gard, Robert E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46388

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality first edition (so stated) in rust cloth boards that are splotchy, have some discoloration, tips and spine ends sharp. Whited out name on fep, else as new. Not exlib. 121 pp text is crisp, tight and bright. Unclipped color illustrated dust wrapper shows a truly red horse rearing in a paddock as a cowboy stands back with a pail of grain to catch him. Red isn't having any of it. Backstrip of dj slightly sunned but title remains legible. There are a couple micro chips at head of backstrip that you really have to look closely to see. No tears, open or closed. DJ displays very ... View more info

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Kitty's Rules New York City 2006 2007 SIGNED

By: Gillen, Neal P.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: IN, Authorhouse: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 40097

ISBN: 1434334309

Condition: As New


1st edition hardcover, author's presentation copy: Signed on fep: To Mike Brombert. You might recognize an incident. Best wishes to a wonderful friend of over 45 years. Enjoy. Neal P. Gillen Wash DC 2009. Mint in mint photo illustrated mauve background glossy unclipped (unpriced) dj. 348 pp. Kitty Gentile began her life on Manhattan's Upper West Side. A selfish and unfeeling child, she was pampered by parents too busy and accomplished to provide love and nurturing, thus contributing to her flawed development. Kitty attended exclusive nursery schools and camps, an elite boarding school and ... View more info

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Show The Magazine Of The Arts. Vol IV, No. 7 July-Aug 1964

By: Hartford, Huntington; Editor in Chief

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Hartford Publications Inc: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41224

Condition: Very Good


VG 1st edition magazine with light storage wear, no labels or writing. Somewhat musty, 112 p. text tight. Decline of Television and Fall TV Previews, The World of Henry James by Louis Auchincloss, A Travel Saga 99 Days for 99 Dollars, Complete Provocative New Play by Pulizter Poet Robert Lowell. Cover: Virna Lisa & Jack Lemmon in How to Murder Your Wife. View more info

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A City In Winter

By: Helprin, Mark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Viking: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39905

ISBN: 0670868434

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. Negligible surface wear from storage on unclipped dj. 147 pp. Text as new with 13 color illustrations by Van Allsburg. Driven to avenge the murder of her royal parents and reclaim her lost kingdom, a daring young heroine and would-be queen journeys to the besieged city on the plain to seek out its evil conqueror, the Usurper. View more info

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Goodbye My Little Ones The True Story of a Murderous Mother and Five Innocent Victims

By: Hickey, Charles; Lighty, Todd; O'Brien, John

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Onyx Penguin: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30743

ISBN: 0451406923

Condition: Near Fine


Not ex-lib. Light color loss to tips of black background glossy unclipped dj, now in new mylar and displays beautifully. 384 pp. A medical researcher came to national prominence using the Hoyt family as proof that Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is hereditary. Years later, after the Hoyt family had lost five babies in the same manner, authorities discovered the truth--Waneta Hoyt, grieving mother, was also a cold-blooded killer. Includes eight pages of photos. View more info

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Chestnut Mare, Beware SIGNED

By: Jaffe, Jody

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Fawcett Columbine: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 26043

ISBN: 0449909980

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hardcover in fine unclipped dj now in mylar. 357 pgs. Negligible surface wear, text as new. Signed by author on title page. Not dedicated to anyone in particular, just authors first and last name. DJ in new mylar displays beautifully. It's Christmas, but at the Charlotte Commercial Appeal two disturbing events nip Nattie's holiday in the bud. One is a chilling anonymous letter that threatens big-wig Carolinians--many of them known to Nattie from the show horse circuit--with horrible death. Then she's approached by a woman with a strange tale about her beautiful dead daughter.... View more info

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Spyglass Range

By: Johnson, George M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 22729

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover corners bumped and very lightly rubbed and soiled, front dj flap pasted to inside cover, 248 pp Several former ownership name/address stamps on endpps and on a few pages throughout the text. Spyglass Range was a cattleman's paradise, but Harry Sturges left it in search of excitement which changed him from a light-hearted and heedless cowpoke to a grim manhunter. View more info

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Foxy Statehood Hens and Murder Most Fowl Oklahoma 1907 SIGNED

By: King, Jackie; Alfred, Paula Watkins; Fielding, Peggy Moss

Price: $15.00

Publisher: TX, Deadly Niche Press:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 34588

ISBN: 0937660345

Condition: As New


1st edition paperback. Author's presentation copy: Signed on an early page: "Enjoy a Trip to 1889 Guthrie - Best - Jackie King." As new inside and out. 192 pp. "The Foxy Hens have hatched some great mysteries and the sooner you get a copy the better the reading will be for you. Could not put it down." - Dusty Richards, Spur Award Winner, Western Writers of America "Foxy Statehood Hens and Murder Most Fowl is a delightful combination of heartwarming stories flavored richly with western humor. These wonderful writers make the time period and the characters come alive, so make... View more info

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Wild Range Country

By: Lee, Ranger

Price: $399.00

Publisher: London, Collins Wild West Club: 1951

Seller Id: R45445

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality, super rare Ranger Lee collectible in Cheeto-orange colored cloth covered boards with black titles on spotted backstrip. Spine ends bumped, tips still fairly sharp. Micro ink name at head of fep, small vintage bookstore stamp at foot of same, rest of 192 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Inner hinges fine, miniscule number 35 in blue ink at foot of rear pastedown. Unclipped (and un-priced) original dust wrapper has a bright color illustration of two cowboys, one holding a pair of pistols at the other who is mounted on a bay horse and has a bag tied to his saddle, possible robber... View more info

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Just Dusty

By: Lee, Ranger

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Collins Wild West Club: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46553

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality first edition collectible in Cheeto-orange colored cloth covered boards with black titles on backstrip. Spine ends bumped, tips still fairly sharp. 152 pp text is crisp and unmarked, hinge papers fine, Unclipped original dust wrapper has a bright color illustration of one cowboy on a horse while a brunette woman who is standing next to him holds onto the gun in his right hand in front of a blue background, with the title in yellow at head of frt panel. Small chips at tips and spine ends, light color loss along flap folds. Displays well in new mylar. They met in the wildernes... View more info

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The Hunt

By: Neuharth, Jan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Middleburg, VA, Paper Chase Farms Publishing Group: 2004

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller Id: 46316

ISBN: 0972950303

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality, crisp 347 pp glossy, color photo-illustrated cover paperback without names, tears or soil. Appears unread. Foxhunting fiction with glossary of foxhunting terms in rear for the uninitiated. Includes cute little vignette drawings sprinkled throughout the book along with at the start of each chapter heading. " The book jacket shows an intriguing image... (a huntsman's red jacket) and the plot delivers...A page-turning murder mystery " The Washington Post. The complex and romanticized lifestyle of elite foxhunters is revealed in this thrilling murder mystery. An attra... View more info

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Silver Chief's Revenge

By: O'Brien, Jack

Price: $45.00

Publisher: PA, The John C. Winston Company: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46518

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in medium blue cloth covered boards dated 1954 and stated first edition on verso title page. Book has no names, tears or soil inside. 213pp text is tight, bright, crisp and unmarked save for age-toning on pastedowns and fep's from DJ flaps were not. Bright silver titles on backstrip of book. Tips and spine ends are bumped showing color loss only (no rub through or brooken cloth). sharp showing color loss only, no rub-through. Original, price-clipped, color illustrated dj in new mylar shows color loss on corners where back strip meets with gutters on... View more info

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The Smoke That Thunders

By: Quigley, Guy

Price: $350.00

Publisher: UK, New Horizon Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40339

ISBN: 0861166442

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover. Fine black leatherette hardcover with smidge of white on foot of rear board fore edge. Tips and spine ends sharp. Internally crisp and unmarked. 241 pp. Pink background dj illustrated with warriors mask is lightly sunned on backstrip but has no tears or soil. Out of the bitter trouble times in Ireland emerges a man called Tom Sutton. Running from the shattered past he finds himself almost destitute on the vast continent of Africa. Then a bowl of soup changes his life. He travels north to seek a new adventurous future and make a little girl's dream come true. But was... View more info

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Rhymes and Reminiscences (Humorous and Serious) By a Parson

By: Saville, Henry Martyn

Price: $200.00

Publisher: MA, The Stratford Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40268

Condition: Near Fine


Very rare 1st edition hardcover in lovely textured red cloth boards with bright gilt titles on ftt bd and backstrip. Frontis color plate by Jessie Willcox Smith of "Three Urchins". 139 pp. Crisp and unmarked text. More than suitable for the collector's shelf or gift-giving. Contents include: Foreword/ Rhymes: Modern Poetry/ The Dawn/ The Royal Gorge/ Spiritual Stand-patters/ Saint Nicholas Eve/ Dignity/ Hats/ Murder/ Ancestors/ An Aviary/ Insults/ A Jolt!/ Undressed!/ Four Degrees/ Three Urchins/ Sneezing/ The Ballad of a Shaving Mug/ The Acme of Generosity/ A Kind of Lion/ The Thr... View more info

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Must Be Good Riders: Orphans Preferred (Apply Pony Express)

By: Standford, Don; Baker, Vern

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Funk & Wagnalls Company, Inc.: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46544

Condition: Very Good


First edition exlib hardcover in taupe cloth covered boards with burgundy author/publisher and bright gold title on backstrip. Neither the book nor the DJ have call tags on them. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp but rubbed through cloth on both lower tips and one .75" long area at foot of rear board. Tape marks on brown endpapers from formerly fixed dj. 220 pp text tight and bright with only 3 unobtrusive library stamps found. Card pocket and all pages present. Un-clipped original color illustrated dust jacket shows a western rider on a bay horse turned around shooting at an india... View more info

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The Man From Elbow River

By: Stanley, Chuck

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Arcadia House: 1956

Seller Id: R46529

Condition: Good


Solid, cocked, exlib hardcover in red cloth covered boards with black titles showing fairly sharp tips and spine ends. no tears or major soil in the 223 pp text, just an occasional light fingerprint in the text margins. Card pocket pulled but all pages present. A few library stamps seen but do not obscure any reading. DJ shows a line drawing of a cowboy on a horse standing in front of a handmade rustic cross that marks someone's grave. Bright yellow background on frt panel and spine. Rear panel has an off white background and describes three other westerns from varied authors. The foot ... View more info

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A Hero Named George A True Story of an Undercover Police Officer TWICE SIGNED

By: Stowers, Carlton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: TX, Community Justice Foundation of Texas: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author & Illustrator

Seller Id: 30652

ISBN: 096310280X

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover, author's presentation copy, signed by author and illustrator on fep with gift dedication for the Jack's family. Glossy pictorial boards & illustrated pages tight and bright with lightly bumped (not rubbed) spine ends. SUMMARY: Story of a young police officer who was killed while working undercover as a high school student in Midlothian, Texas. Includes page of discussion questions for young readers. The adult version of this story is Innocence Lost which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. View more info

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The Murder of Admiral Darlan

By: Tompkins, Peter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Simon and Schuster: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46147

Condition: Very Good


Stated first printing hardcover in navy blue cloth with gilt titles. Some soil/dust on upper boards and head of spine, tidy name on verso blank fep, remainder of 287 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj has a cosed triangular tear at head of frt panel, a pair of closed tears to rear dj panel, displays well in new mylar. In this dramatic anatomy of an international conspiracy, the author traces the plots and counterplots that led to the death of Vichy's Admiral - and reveals the secret history of a crucial moment in World War Two. View more info