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[1643] Arthur, Keri, The Darkest Kiss ,(9.78055E+12), Fantasy, Spectra, First Edition, Paperback, Very Good - First edition paper; no spine creases; minor rubbing to edges. ''Riley Jenson hunts evildoers - and does it with a style all her own. With vamp blood coursing through her veins, and a wereworl's uncanny instinct for danger, Riley wears snakeskin stilettos and pure in-your-face attitude when she plunges into her latest case: hunting down a killer whose victims are high-society strumpets -- and the rich and powerful men they've dated.'' -- 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. $10



[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



[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. $5



[288] Auel, Jean M., The Mammoth Hunters ,(0-517-55627-8), Fiction, Crown Publishers, First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good - Tan boards with peach cloth overlay; embossed signature on front board; stated First Edition; dj is not price clipped and is protected with Brodart cover. ''In this third and long-awaited novel in the acclaimed Earth's Children series, Ayla, the independent heroine of 'The Clan of the Cave Bear' and 'The Valley of Horses,' sets out from the valley on Whinney, the horse she tamed. With her is Jondalar, the tall, handsome, yellow-haired man she nursed back to health and came to love.'' -- from the dj $25



[845] Auel, Jean M., The Mammoth Hunters ,(517556278), Fiction, Crown Publishers, First Edition, Hard Cover, Fine - Illustrated endpapers; tight spine; clean pages; stated First Edition; dj protected with Brodart mylar cover. $45



[1401] Auel, Jean M., The Mammoth Hunters ,(517556278), Fiction, Crown Publishers, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good - Orange boards with cream tape binding; gold foil lettering on spine; dj protected with Brodart cover; not price clipped; stated First Edition. ''In this third and long awaited novel in the acclaimed Earth's Children series, Ayla, the independent heroine of 'The Clan of the Cave Bear' and 'The Velley of Horses,' sets out from the valley on Whinney, the horse she tamed. With her is Jondalar, the tall, handsome, yellow-haired man she nursed back to health and came to love. Together they meet the Mamutoi - the Mammoth Hunters -- people like Ayla. But to Ayla, who was raied by the Caln of the Cave Bear, they are 'the Others.' She approaches them with mixed feelings of fear and curiosity.'' -- from the dj $6



[1556] Auel, Jean M., The Plains of Passage ,(517580497), Fiction, Crown Publishers, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good - Brown boards with maroon tape binding; embossed signature on front board; gold lettering on spine; stated First Edition; previous owner's name and inscription on ffep and title page; dj has some shelf wear and sticker residue; not price clipped; protected with Brodart cover. ''Ayla, the heroine first introduced in 'The Clan of the Cave Bear,' is known and beloved by millions of readers. The Earth's Children series is a national literary phenomenon. As fresh and new as the young earh itself, Jean M. Auel's brilliant epic transforms readers into passionate and devoted followers. Now, in 'The Plains of Passage,' Ayla's story continues.'' -- from the dj $8



[1473] Bachman, Richard, The Regulators ,(525941908), Fiction, Dutton, First Trade Edition, Hard Cover, 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 $10



[1157] Bachman, Richard, The Regulators ,(525941908), Thriller, Dutton, First Edition, Hard Cover, 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 $4.5



[765] Baldacci, David, Hour Game ,(446531081), Thriller, Warner Books, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good - Very nice used edition $5



[92] Baldacci, David, Last Man Standing ,(0-446-52580-4), Thriller, Warner Books, Hardcover, Like New - Book Club Edition $4



[492] Baldacci, David, Saving Faith ,(0-446-52577-4), Thriller, Warner Books, First Edition, Hard Cover, 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 $10



[585] Baldacci, David, The Collectors ,(0-446-53109-X), Thriller, Warner Books, Soft Cover, Like New - Advance Reading Copy $5



[1526] Bamford, John M., John Conscience of Kingseal Fiction, Hunt & Eaton, Hard Cover, 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. $10



[93] Banks, Russell, The Darling ,(0-06-019735-8), Fiction, HarperCollins, Trade Paperback, Very Good - Advanced Reading Copy $4



[1171] Barclay, Linwood, Too Close to Home ,(9.78055E+12), Thriller, Bantam Books, First Edition, Hard Cover, 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. $15



[1512] Barre, J.M., The Little Minister Fiction, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., Hard Cover, 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.'' $50



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