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[734] Alcott, Louisa M., Eight Cousins Fiction, Grosset & Dunlap, Hard Cover, Fair - Blue cover with glued on title plate on cover and spine; edge wear and soiling to top; what appears to be a water spot on back cover; tight spine, yellow aged pages; two pages of ad in back of book; writing on inside cover; illustrated frontspiece $6



[1799] Alcott, Louisa M., Under the Lilacs Junior Deluxe Editions, Hard Cover, Very Good - Tan boards with purple illustrations of a poodle and a young boy. Spine shows edge wear and pages are yellowing. A good reading copy. $4.5



[1770] Aldiss, Brian W., Helliconia Summer ,(689113889), Science Fiction, Atheneum, Hard Cover, Very Good - Blue boards with green tape binding; gold lettering on spine; remainder mark on bottom edge; dj is not price-clipped ($16.95) and is protected with a Brodart cover; dj pages are yellowed with age; sticker residue on ffep; second printing. ''Whereas 'Helliconia Spring' was set within a small compass and covered many generations, its successor takes place in six months and shows us most of the extraordinary planet Helliconia, from the circumpolar regions of Sibornal to the salable glaciers of Hespagorat. This is probably Brian Aldiss's grandest and most sumptuous novel.'' -- from the dj $10.99



[776] Allen, James Lane, The Choir Invisible Fiction, Grosset & Dunlap, Hard Cover, Very Good - Green embossed boards, black lettering on spine and front cover; nice tight spine; minor bumps to edges; all in all, a very nice edition $5



[459] Allen, Tim, I'm Not Really Here ,(0-7868-6257-2), Non-Fiction, Hyperion Books, First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good - 1st Edition; Minor Shelf Wear to DJ $4



[1319] Anderson, Greg, Tatiana ,(1891400401), Thriller, Champion Press, LTD, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good - Black boards with silver lettering on spine; minor shelf wear to dj, now protected with Brodart cover; signed and dated by author on title page; not price clipped. ''No one was supposed to be in the remote Dutch field. Someone was -- Tatiana Demkakova, a young and beautiful graduate student. When still a girl, she'd escaped the communist regime of Romania with her parents to make a home in Amsterdam. On this winter morning, Tatiana had journeyed to Kinderdijk to record the local rural flavor for her writing. Instead, what she captured with her video camera were the final moments of Moscow Air 119, a rampaging crash that killed 323 people.'' -- from the dj $12



[1367] Anthony, Patricia, Cold Allies ,(151185034), Science Fiction, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good - Black boards with black tape binding; blue foil lettering on spine; dj protected with Brodart cover; stated First Edition. ''In a world of greenhouse drought and fuel shortage the Arab National Army advances through Spain and Ukraine. Neutral Russia looks on. The Allies, even with state-of-the-art American and German technology, are losing. Then, among the misty slopes of the Pyrenees near Bagneres-de-Luchon, on a field of buttercups and corpses, a CRAV operated by Sergeant Gordon Means encounters a blue light. The light approaches the vehicle, and Gordon hears, in the back of his head, the monotonous, sleepy tap-tap-tap of sleet against a window. The light follows him like a stray dog. He calls it Rover.'' -- from the dj $12.5



[1689] Appleton, Victor, Tom Swift and His War Tank Fiction, Grosset & Dunlap, Hard Cover, Good - Pictorial brown boards with red and black illustrations; corners are rubbed and spine is slightly loose; writing on ffep; pages are yellowed with age. $17.5



[1655] Archer, Jeffrey, A Matter of Honor ,(671624342), Fiction, Simon & Schuster, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good - Grey boards with red tape binding; grey lettering on spine; dj is not price clipped and is protected with a Brodart cover; previous owner's bookplate on front cover. ''As Adam listens to the final bequest of this father's will, he knows he will at last learn the unspoken secret that shadowed the peaceful retirement of Colonel Scott and turned him from a World War II hero into a disgraced and broken man.'' -- from the dj $10



[1567] Archer, Jeffrey, First Among Equals ,(671504061), Fiction, Simon & Schuster, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good - Light grey boards with purple tape binding; silver lettering on spine; dr is not price-clipped and is protected with Brodart cover; full number line with 1 present; some yellowing of the pages. '''''First Among Equals' is the novel Jeffrey Archer was born to write. Like his 'Kane & Abel,' it is a story of titanic rivalry. Like 'The Prodigal Daughter,' it is an explosive mixture of passion and politics. And like any novel destined to be a major best seller, it is a story so inventive, so compelling, that it is ultimately unlike any other.'' -- from the dj $15



[214] Archer, Jeffrey, Sons of Fortune ,(0-312-31319-5), Fiction, St. Martin's Press, First Edition, Hardcover, Good - 1st Edition; Small Remainder Mark on Top; Creases in Spine; Minor Dings in DJ $2



[1617] Archer, Jeffrey, Sons of Fortune ,(0-312-31319-5), Fiction, St. Martin's Press, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good - Black boards with red lettering on spine; dj is not price clipped and is protected with a Brodart cover. ''In Hartford, Connecticut, in the late 1940s, a set of twins is parted at birth -- not by accident. Nat Cartwright goes home with his parents, a schoolteacher and an insurance salesman, while his twin brother begins his days as Fletcher Davenport, son of a millinaire and his society wife.'' -- from the dj $50



[271] Archer, Jeffrey, The Fourth Estate ,(0-06-017518-4), Fiction, HarperCollins, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good - Light blue boards with dark blue tape binding; copper gilt lettering on spine; dr is not price clipped and is protected with Brodart cover. ''In a stunning display of storytelling, reminiscent of his blockbuster 'Kane & Abel,' Jeffrey Archer creates two extraordinary protagonists whoses life stories could have been taken from today's headlines, and pits them against each other as each strives to be the first to create a global media empire and become the most powerful man on earth.'' -- from the dj $10



[1644] Arthur, Keri, Bound to Shadows ,(9.78055E+12), Fantasy, Dell Books, First Edition, Paperback, Very Good - First edition paperback; no spine creases; minor rubbing to edges. ''Part vampire, part werewolf, Riley Jenson knows what can happen when vamps don't play well with others. But she's never seen anything like this: a series of brutal murders surrounding the latest hot spot for vampire-human hookups -- and the victims aren't just killed, they're beheaded. Now Riley is launching into action, toying with a seductive -- and highly suspicious -- club owner, and finding herself in the middle of another mystery: women being killed one by one, without a trace of violence.'' -- from the back cover $4.95



[1410] Arundel, Louis, Motor Boat Boys on the St. Lawrence Fiction, M.A. Donohue & Company, Hard Cover, Good - Red boards with pictorial cover; slight slant to spine; some spotting on page edges; title on spine is slightly rubbed off; inscription from previous owner on ffep dated 1915; pages yellowed with age. Pictures available upon request. $12.5



[1605\6] Asimov, Isaac and Martin H. Greenberg, Editors, The Golden Years of Science Fiction; Fifth Series ,(517475669), Science Fiction, Bonanza Books, Hard Cover, Very Good - Blue boards with gold lettering on spine; dj is protected with Brodart cover; some shelf rubbing; spine ir tight and pages are clean. ''Isaac Asimov Presents the Golden Years of Science Fiction, Fifth Series, continues the popular series sedited by Isacc Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg. Culling the very best from the art form, Asimov and Greenberg now concentrate on the years of 1947 and 1948, the time when science fiction was emerging from the so-called Golden Age into the Diamond Age of the genre, as writers approached their subejct with greater maturity and craft.'' -- from the dj $10



[391] Attenborough, David, The Living Planet: a Portrait of the Earth ,(0-316-05748-7), Non-Fiction, Little Brown & Co, Hardcover, Acceptable - Many Small Tears in DJ $7



[1797] Atwood, Margaret, Alias Grace ,(385475713), Fiction, Nan A. Talese, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good - Pictorial boards; dj is not price-clipped and is protected with a Brodart cover; full number line; stated first edition. ''Grace Marks has been convicted for her involvement in the vicious murders of her employer, the wealthy Thomas Kinnear, and of Nancy Montgomery, his housekeeper and mistress. Some belive Grace is innocent; others think her evil or insane. Now serving a life sentence after a stint in Toronto's lunatic asylum, Grace herself claims to have no memory of the murders.'' -- from the dj $12.5



[447] Atwood, Margaret, Wilderness Tips ,(0-385-42106-0), Fiction, Nan A. Talese, First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good - 1st Edition; Minor Shelf Wear to DJ $5



[1187] Auchincloss, Louis, The Rector of Justin Fiction, Houghton Mifflin Company, Hard Cover, Very Good - The Riverside Press Cambridge. Stated First Printing. Red boards with gold embossed writing. Spine colors are faded. Tight spine and clean pages. $8.75



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