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[1223] Barrett, Alfred Wilson, The Silver King Fiction, G.W. Dillingham Company, Hard Cover, 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. $15



[1298] Barrett, Michael, Stranger in Galan Fiction, W.W. Norton & Company Inc., First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good - Stated First Edition; red boards with black tape binding; gold lettering on spine; no dj. Spine is tight and pages are clean $3.5



[1188] Barry, Jane, A Time in the Sun Fiction, Doubleday & Company, Inc., Hard Cover, Very Good - Redish brown boards with black letting on spine; clean pages and tight spine. No dj. $3



[944] Barton, Beverly, Close Enough to Kill ,(821776886), Thriller, Zebra Books, 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. $5



[1119] Barton, Beverly, Cold Hearted ,(1420100491), Romance, Zebra Books, First Edition, Mass Market Paperback, Very Good - First edition paperback; no spine creases; minor bumps to edges. ''They all loved her. That was their mistake. Two husbands, her college finance, an influential boss - ever man who gets close to Jordan Price is made to pay in blood. And the list is growing...'' from the back cover $3.5



[941] Battles, Brett, The Cleaner ,(9.78044E+12), Thriller, Dell Publishing, Mass Market Paperback, As New - First edition paperback; minor edge wear; no spine creases. ''Meet Johnathan Quinn: a freelance operative with a take-no-prisoners style and the heart of a loner. His job? Professional 'cleaner.' Nothing too violent, just disposing of bodies, doing a little cleanup if necessary. But Quinn's latest assignment is about to change everything, igniting a harrowing journey of violene, betrayal, and revenge.'' Awesome debut novel. $3.5



[1128] Battles, Brett, The Deceived ,(9.78044E+12), Thriller, Bantam Dell, First Edition, Mass Market Paperback, Very Good - First edition paperback; no spine creases; minor bumps to edges. ''A freelance and professional 'clenaer,' Jonathan Quinn knows better than to get emotionally involved in any of his jobs. But Quinn's latest job is different. A friend has been murdered. A woman has gone missing. And for Jonathan Quinn, this time it's personal.'' - from the back cover $4



[727] Bayard, Louis, The Pale Blue Eye ,(60733977), Fiction, HaperCollins, First Edition, Hard Cover, Fine - DJ protected with Brodart dj cover; excellent story $80



[1533] Bear, Greg, City at the End of Time ,(9.78035E+12), Science Fiction, Del Ray, First Edition, Hard Cover, 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 $12.5



[356/495] Beauman, Sally, Destiny ,(0-553-05183-0), Romance, Bantam Books, First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good - 1st Edition; Minor Shelf Wear $5.5



[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



[840] Bennet, Robert Ames, For the White Christ Fiction, A.C. McClurg & Co., Hard Cover, Very Good - Illustration glued on front board; some discoloration of pages; scuff marks on spine. $29



[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. $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



[311] Bergman, Abby B., Science for Children ,(0-13-795014-4), Non-Fiction, Prentice Hall, Hardcover, Very Good - Very Minor Shelf Wear $5



[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



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