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Benz, Derek; Lewis, J.A., The Revenge of the Shadow King Orchard Books, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine - First printing, full number line; some mnior rubbing on back cover; first book of the Grey Griffins' magical adventures. ''Max Sumner and his three best friends, Harley, Ernie, and Natalia - who form the secret club The Grey Griffins - seem to be the only people in their very normal Minnesota town to notice that strange things have started to happen.'' -- from the back cover. $6.75

Beres, Michael, The President's Nemesis Medallion Press, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, As New - Cover illustration by James Tampa; Inscribed by author; from my personal collection; 382 pages; advance chapter of ''Grand Traverse in back; dark blue boards with black backstrip $9.00

Birmingham, John, After America Ballantine, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Like New - Stated First Edition; black boards with gold letteringon spine; dj protected with Brodart cover, not price clipped. ''March 14, 2003, was the day the world changed forever. A wave of energy slammed into North America and devastated the continent. the U.S. military, poised to invade Baghdad, was left without a commander in chief. Global order spiraled into chaos. Now, three years later, a skeleton U.S. government headquartered in Seattle directs the reconstruction of an entire nation -- and the battle for New York City has begun.'' -- from the dj $13.50

Bishop, Anne, Tangled Webs Roc, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good - Cream boards with green tape binding; gold lettering on spine; dj is not price clipped and is protected with a Brodart cover. ''The invitation was signed Jaenelle Angelline, she who hd been both Witch and Queen. It summons her family to an entertainment she has specially prepared. Surrel SaDiablo, former courtesan and assassin, is the first to arrive. But as she and her escort enter the house, the door disappears. Surrel finds herself trapped in a nightmare created by the tangled webs of Black Widow witches -- a nightmare where the monsters are all too real. And if she uses Craft to defend herself, she risks being sealed in the house forever.'' -- from the dj $9.00

Blair, Leona, A World of Difference Bantam, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good - Cream boards with red tape binding; gold lettering on spine; dj is not price clipped; protected with Brodart cover. '''There were two women in labor that day in Brandon's Gate, one on the flats near the river where the textile workers lived, the other in one of the manions on the heights...' Sio begins this impassioned novel -- a novel that exxplores the many faces of love: erotic, enduring, obsessisve, twisted, and true -- from the author of the bestselling 'Privilege.''' -- from the dj $8.10

Block, Lawrence, A Long Line of Dead Men William Morrow & Company, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good - Black boards with red tape bmding; gold lettering on spine; dj is not price clipped and is protected with a Brodart cover. ''With 'A Long Line of Dead Men,' Scudder is confronted with a fascinating case that turns out to have enormous emotional repercussions for everyone involved. In Manhattan, thirty men have been meeting once a year for years; they form a tontine, a secret, private club, the only purpose of which is to record the passage of time and to give a toast to the joys of life. But then there men start to die at alarming rates -- and it's clear that someone is determined to kill them all.'' -- from the dj $13.50

Block, Lawrence, Enough Rope Dark Alley, (0.00) First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Good - Very nice trade paperback. Spine is unbroken and pages are clean. '''Enough Rope', a collection of superb stories, ,establishes the extraorindary skill, power, and versatility of contemproary Grand Master Lawrence Block. Block's beloved series characters are on hand, including ex-cop Matt scudder, bookselling burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr, and the disarming duo of Chip Harrison and Leo Haig. Here, too, are Keller, the wistful hit man, and the natty attorney Martin Ehrengraf. Keeping them company are dozens of other refuggees from Block's dazzling imagination, all caught up in more ingenious plots than you can shake a blunt instrument at.'' -- from the back cover $18.00

Block, Thomas H., Mayday Richard Marek Publishers, (0.00) Hardcover, Very Good - Yellow boards with black tape binding; gold lettering on spine; dj is not price clipped, has a few minor chips and is protected with Brodart cover; stated second impression; inscription on ffep from previous owner. ''An airliner on a routine flight from San Francisco to Tokyo with 300 passengers and the usual complement of crew is suddenly struck by a bizarre accident. A U.S. Navy fighter pilot on a secret test mission fires a missile at what he thinks is his prescribed target, but hits the Straton 797 instead. The damaged airliner plummets from its subspace cruising altitude and automatically levels out a 11,000 feet over the mid-Pacific. But with the sudden escape of the airliner's pressurized cabin air, all the passengers and crew are either dead, comatose, or brain-damaged and raving mad.'' -- from the dj $45.00

Blount, Roy Jr., Be Sweet Alfred A. Knopf, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good - Blue boards with red tape binding; gold foil lettering on spine; dj is not price clipped and is protected with a Brodart cover. Signed and inscribed by the author to previous owner on the title page. ''In the book his laughing and loving readers have been waiting for, our generation's master of full-hearted humor lays open the soul of his life story.'' -- from the dj $8.96

Bolton, Ivy, Tennessee Outpost Longmans, Green and Co., (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good - Stated First Edition. Red boards with a black design on the front cover; black spine lettering. Minor bumps to edges. Previous owner's book plate on front endpaper. Pages slightly yellowed with age. Spine is tight and pages appear to be all intact. Pictures available upon request. $54.00

Bond, Larry, Vortex Smithmark Publishers, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good - 1st Edition; Minor Shelf Wear to DJ $4.50

Bond, Larry and Jim DeFelice, Larry Bond's First Team Tom Doherty Associates, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good - Red boards with sliver letteriing on spine; dj is not price-clipped and is protected with a Brodart cover; signed on title page: ''To Becky, Best Wishes, Larry Bond'' ''Officially designated with Joint Services Special Demands Project, 'the Team' is a unique unit created to address unconventional threats in an unconventional manner, beyond the bureaucractic restraints of either the U.S. Intelligence or military establishments. With an almost unlimited budget, the Team -- consisting of a CIA officer, two Special Forces commandos, and one outnumbered Marine -- is authorized to acquire vital intelligence and take immediate action, with the field officer calling the shots.'' -- from the dj $13.50

Bonnet, Theodore, The Mudlark Doubleday & Company, Inc., (0.00) Hardcover, Very Good - Blue boards with gold lettering on spine; page ends are yellowing with age; dj has several large dings and missing chunks on the spine; protected with a Brodart cover; not price clipped ($3.00). ''The Mudlark is a delightful tonge-in-cheek story of a little London ragamuffin and the highly improper disturbance he caused in the reign of Victoria.'' -- from the dj $9.00

Booth, Pat, Malibu Crown Publishers, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Good - 1st Edition $3.60

Bosse, Malcolm, Fire in Heaven Simon and Schuster, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good - Green boards with orange tape binding; gold lettering on spine; dj protected with Brodart cover; pages slightly yellowed; not price clipped. ''The year is 1948, a time when the passion for independence is catching fire throughout Aisa. Philip Embree, a veteran of campaigns in China and Burma and once an officer in a warlord's army, has witnessed the drive for freedom in India, where hehas gone to escape his past. Twenty years ago, he betrayed the man who trusted him, the mystical warrior General Tang, and deceived the woman he loved, Vera Rogacheva, the General's mistress.'' -- from the dj $11.25

Boyd, Martin, Lucinda Brayford E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., (0.00) Hardcover, Good - Wear and soil to front and back covers; red printing on front cover and spine $6.75

Boyd, William, Solo Harper Collins, (0.00) First US Edition, Hardcover, Very Good - Black boards with black tape binding; dj is protected with a Brodart cover; not price clipped; stated Frist US Edition. A James Bond novel. ''It's 1969, and, having just celebrated his forty-fifth birthday, James Bond - British special agent 007 - is summoned to headquarters to receive an unusual assignment. Zanzarim, a troubled West African nation, is being ravaged by a bitter civil war, and M directs Bond to quash the rebels threatening the established regime.'' -- from the dj $18.00

Bradford, Barbara Taylor, The Women in His Life Random House, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Like New - 1st Edition $4.50

Brashares, Ann, Girls in Pants Delacorte Press, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good - Dings to dj; otherwise nice, clean, tight copy $6.30

Bridge, Ann, Singing Waters The Macmillian Company, (0.00) Hardcover, Good - Green boards with gold embossed mountain scene on cover; pictorial end papers; previous owner's name written on ffep; spine is scuffed, but tight; page are yellowed with age. $4.50

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