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[313] Bee, Helen L, The Developing Child ,(0-06-040577-5), Non-Fiction, Harper & Row, Hardcover, Good - Minor Shelf Wear $5

[1080] Bell, Geo. W., The New Crisis Non-Fiction, Moses Hull & Company, Hard Cover, 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.'' $30

[449] Bell, Madison Smartt, All Souls' Rising ,(0-679-43989-7), Fiction, Pantheon Books, Soft Cover, Very Good - Advance Reader's Edition $5

[740] Bell, Sallie Lee, The Queen's Jest Romance, Zondervan Publishing House, Hard Cover, Good - Brown boards with gold embossing on front cover and spine; previous owner's name inside front cover; tight spine; clean copy $10

[1562] Bennett, Robert Jackson, Mr. Shivers ,(9.78032E+12), Thriller, Orbit, First Edition, Hard Cover, Fine - Brown boards with brown tape binding; silver letterng on spine; dj is not price clipped and is protected with Brodart cover; stated First Edition: January 2010. ''It is the time of the Great Depression. Thousands have left their homes looking for a better life, a new life. But Marcus Connelly is not one of them. He searches for one thing, and one thing only: Revenge.'' -- from the dj $20

[1598] Benz, Derek; Lewis, J.A., The Revenge of the Shadow King ,(439795745), Fantasy, Orchard Books, First Edition, Hard Cover, 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. $7.5

[723] Beres, Michael, The President's Nemesis ,(1932815732), Fiction, Medallion Press, First Edition, Hard Cover, 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 $10

[1547] Birmingham, John, After America ,(9.78035E+12), Science Fiction, Ballantine, First Edition, Hard Cover, 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 $15

[1546] Birmingham, John, Without Warning ,(9.78035E+12), Science Fiction, Ballantine, First Edition, Hard Cover, Like New - Stated First Edition; blue boards with sliver lettering on spine; dj protected with Brodart cover; not price clipped. ''In this astounding work of alternate fiction, John Birmingham hurtles us into a scenario that is unimpaginable but shatteringly real: a world of financial ruin where a cloud of noxious waste -- from America's burning cities -- darkens Europe, while men and women in offices around the globe struggle to make decisions that cannot hold and opprotunists unlease their secret demons.'' -- from the dj $15

[1624] Bishop, Anne, Tangled Webs ,(9.78045E+12), Fantasy, Roc, First Edition, Hard Cover, 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 $10

[369] Blair, Leona, A World of Difference ,(0-553-05387-6), Fiction, Bantam, First Edition, Hard Cover, 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 $9

[302] Blair, Leona, Privilege ,(0-553-05132-6), Fiction, Bantam, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good - White boards with white tape binding; silver lettering on spine; dj shows some shelf wear; dr not price-clipped; protected with Brodart cover.. ''Privilege...It was what she longed for and fought for through a lifetime filled with ambition, love, and betrayal. Yet, it could not protect her from herself. Privilege...For the young girl, Emalie Bequier, living in a Paris slume as the First World War begins, privilege means more than money. And for the woman of wealth and power she becomes, privilege will demand the greatest sacrifice of all.'' -- from the dj $7.5

[497] Block, Lawrence, A Long Line of Dead Men ,(0-688-12193-4), Thriller, William Morrow & Company, First Edition, Hard Cover, 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 $15

[498] Block, Lawrence, Enough Rope ,(60559675), Thriller, Dark Alley, 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 $20

[1565] Block, Thomas H., Mayday ,(399900578), Thriller, Richard Marek Publishers, Hard Cover, 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 $50

[499] Blume, Judy, Summer Sisters ,(0-385-32405-7), Fiction, Delacorte Press, Hard Cover, Very Good - White boards with red taoe binding; gold lettering on spine; dj is not price clipped and is protected with a Brodart cover. ''When Victoria Leonard answers the phone in her Manhattan office, Caitlin's voice catches her by surprise. Vix hasn't talked to her oldest friend in months. Caitlin's news takes her breath away -- and Vix is transported back in time, back to the moment she and Caitlin Somers first met, back to the casual betraylas and whispered confessions of their long, complicated friendship, back to the magical island where two friends became summer sisters.'' -- from the dj $5.5

[1034] Bolton, Ivy, Tennessee Outpost Fiction, Longmans, Green and Co., First Edition, Hard Cover, 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. $60

[290] Bond, Larry, Vortex ,(0-446-51566-3), Thriller, Smithmark Publishers, First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good - 1st Edition; Minor Shelf Wear to DJ $5

[471] Bond, Larry and Jim DeFelice, Larry Bond's First Team ,(0-7653-0711-1), Thriller, Tom Doherty Associates, First Edition, Hard Cover, 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 $15

[1676] Bonnet, Theodore, The Mudlark Fiction, Doubleday & Company, Inc., Hard Cover, 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 $10

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