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[1157] Bachman, Richard, The Regulators Dutton, 1996, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good First Trade Printing. Red boards with tan tape binding; silver embossed lettering on spine; dj shows shelf wear and has a small tear on the top front. ''It's a summer afternoon in Wentworth, Ohio, and on Popular Street everything's normal. The paper boy is making his rounds; the Carver kids are bickering at the corner convenience store; a Frisbee is flying on the Reeds' lawn; Gary Soderson is firing up the backyard barbecue. The only thing that doesn't quite fit is the red van idling just up the hill. Soon it will begin to roll, and the killing will begin. A quiet slice of American suburbia is about to turn to toast.'' from the dj $9.00



[1473] Bachman, Richard, The Regulators Dutton, 1996, (0.00) First Trade Edition, Hardcover, Very Good Red boards with tan tape binding; silver embossed lettering on spine; stated First Trade Edition; dj protected with Brodart cover; price sticker on lower corner of dj; not price clipped. ''It's a summer afternoon in Wentworth, Ohio, and on Poplar Street everything's normal. The paper boy is making his rounds; the Carver kids are bickering at the corner convenience store; a Frisbee is flying on the Reeds' lawn; Gary Soderson is firing up the backyard barbecue. The only thing that doesn't quite fit is the red van idling just up the hill. Soon it will begin to roll, and the killing will begin. A quiet slice of American Suburbia is about to turn to toast.'' from the dj $9.00



[765] Baldacci, David, Hour Game Warner Books, 2002, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good Very nice used edition $6.75



[492] Baldacci, David, Saving Faith Warner Books, 1999, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good Blue boards with black tape binding; gold lettering on spine; dj is not price clipped and is protected with a Brodart cover. ''Not far from Washington, D.C., in a wooded area of Northern Virginia, a small house at the end of a gravel road serves a secret purpose. With its sophisticated security apparatus and hidden miniaturized cameras, it is being used by the FBI to interview one of the most important witnesses the agency has ever had, a young woman with an incredible story to tell. But a few people know about the secret meeting. And for them, a violent drama is about to begin: -- from the dj $9.00



[585] Baldacci, David, The Collectors Warner Books, (0.00) Soft cover, Like New Advance Reading Copy $4.50



[1526] Bamford, John M., John Conscience of Kingseal Hunt & Eaton, (0.00) Hardcover, Good Red boards with pictorial cover; spine ends are frayed; upper spine is chipped; pages are yellowed with some spotting; ''No. 14. Excelsior M.E. Secndary School'' written on ffep. $11.25



[93] Banks, Russell, The Darling HarperCollins, 2004, (0.00) Trade Paperback, Very Good Advanced Reading Copy $3.60



[1171] Barclay, Linwood, Too Close to Home Bantam Books, 2008, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good 1st edition; black boards with blue foil embossed lettering on spine. ''Promise Falls isn't the kind of community where a family is shot to death in their own home. But that is exactly what happened to the Langleys one sweltering summer night, and no one in this small upstate New York town is more shocked than their next-door neighbors, Jim and Ellen Cutter. They visited for the occasional bargbecue, and their son, Derek, was friends with the Langleys' boy, Adam; but how well did they really know their neighbors?'' from the dj flap. $13.50



[1512] Barre, J.M., The Little Minister Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., (0.00) Hardcover, Very Good Green boards with gold design; spine edges are bumped; spine is tight; pages are yellowed; 454 pages; illustrated with photos. The biographical sketch at the beginning states '' Mr. Barrie owes his fame to his vivid and pathetic delineation of lowly Scoth life, in which he has no equal.'' $45.00



[1223] Barrett, Alfred Wilson, The Silver King G.W. Dillingham Company, 1914, (0.00) Hardcover, Very Good Inscribed on ffep: ''To Pap from Edith and Claude, Christmas 1915 A.E. Brown.'' Maroon boards with gold lettering; spine is tight and pages are clean although yellowing with age. Some shelf wear to edges of spine. $18.00



[1298] Barrett, Michael, Stranger in Galan W.W. Norton & Company Inc., 1959, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good Stated First Edition; red boards with black tape binding; gold lettering on spine; no dj. Spine is tight and pages are clean $4.50



[1188] Barry, Jane, A Time in the Sun Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1962, (0.00) Hardcover, Very Good Redish brown boards with black letting on spine; clean pages and tight spine. No dj. $6.75



[944] Barton, Beverly, Close Enough to Kill Zebra Books, 2006, (0.00) Mass Market Paperback, Very Good Advance uncorrected proof; signed by author. ''From a distance, he admires them...desires them...despises them. Then he gets...Close Enough to Kill.'' A first rate thriller. $4.50



[1796] Bayard, Louis, The Black Tower William Morrow, 2008, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good Black boards with red tape binding; dj is not price-clipped and is protected with a Brodart cover; full number line. ''Vidocq. The name strikes terror in the Parisian underworld of 1818. As founder and chief of a newly created plainclothes police force, Vidocq has used his mastery of disguise and surrveillance to capture some of France's most notorious and elusive criminals. Now he is hot on the trail of a tantalizing mystery -- the fate of the young dauphin Louis-Charles, son of Marie-Antoinette and King Louis XVI.'' -- from the dj $9.45



[727] Bayard, Louis, The Pale Blue Eye HaperCollins, 2006, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Fine DJ protected with Brodart dj cover; excellent story $72.00



[1838] Beach, Rex, The Silver Horde Harper & Brothers, 1901, (0.00) Hardcover, Poor Red boards with pasted on picture; edges and spine show wear; spine is loose; pencil markings on FFEP; a good reading copy. $6.30



[1533] Bear, Greg, City at the End of Time Del Ray, 2008, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine Black boards with black tape binding; silver foil lettering on spine; small red remainder dot on bottom; dj is not price clipped and is protected with Brodart cover; stated First Edition. ''In a time like the present, in a world that may or may not be our own, three young people -- Ginny, Jack, and Dnaiel -- dream of a decadent, doomed city of the distant future: the Kalpa. Ginny's and Jack's dreams overtake them without warning, leaving their bodies behind while carrying their consciousnesses forward, into the minds of two inhabitants of the Kalpa -- a would-be warrior, Jebrassy, and an inquisitive explorer, Tiadba -- who have been genetically retro-engineered to possess qualities of ancient humanity. As for Daniel: He dreams of an empty darkness -- all that his future holds.'' -- from the dj $11.25



[000356/495] Beauman, Sally, Destiny The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1987, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good Blue boards with black tape binding; silver signature on front; silver lettering on spine; full number line; dj is not price clipped and is protected with a Brodart cover. ''''Edouard and Helene - They meet on a Paris street, and their love seem to them undeniable, inevitable .... their destiny. What they cannot know is that the paths that brought them together started not in Paris, not in Alabama, but in London on a night ablaze with Nazi bombs...and that before them lie years of public glamour and private pain, of unfolding truths and enmeshing lies, of ambitions gained and chances lost.'' from the dj $4.95



[313] Bee, Helen L, The Developing Child Harper & Row, 1985, (0.00) Hardcover, Good Minor Shelf Wear $4.50



[1080] Bell, Geo. W., The New Crisis Moses Hull & Company, 1887, (0.00) Hardcover, Good Brown boards with wrinkling to cloth. Edgewear to spine. Gold embossed title on spine. Tight binding. Discoloration to pages. Written on back end paper: ''Gladbrook, Iowa. April 15, 1889. We, whose names are herein subscribed agree to take of B Benn agent, or bearer one copy of The new Crisis to be equal to this the copy shown for which we agree to pay one Dollar and Twenty Five cents a copy. To be delivered about Twentieth of July 1889.'' From the Preface: ''I make no apology for presenting this volume to the public. This is an age of books, and of criticism, in which all may speak freely. I had something to say, and have said it as best I could, under the circumstances. I have written what I believe to be true, and offer it to the consideration of the public for what it is worth.'' $27.00



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