Category: Fiction (hardcover)


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The Lost Girls

By: Fox, Laurie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster, 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Fox, on title page

1st printing w/complete number sequence. "Wendy has long heard the family legend--madness strikes the Darling women at a certain age, traditionally after romance visits in the form of an overgrown boy." White and grey boards w/pink foil spine lettering, 274 pages. An unread copy in collectible condition. View more info

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Quest For Innocence

By: Gilford, C.B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann, 1962

Edition: First Edition

Gilford's first book. Haunted by visions and his relationship with a friend who died in Korea, an atheist drifter who is tempted by sins of the mind and flesh seeks absolution for his guilt in the company of the dead man's family. Dust jacket illustration by Arnold Schwartzman. Black cloth w/silver spine lettering, 337 pages. Mild tanning, light general wear, in dust jacket w/light edgewear, thin scratches to rear panel, light corner wear. View more info

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Hangover 1936

By: Gillespie, James Stuart Jr.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, The Galleon Press, 1937

Edition: First Edition

A college student meets a mysterious woman with whom he falls in love during his Christmas vacation, (but who seems to disappear from the narrative once vacation is over); experiences a variety of family problems; sees a criminal arrested just before marrying his sister; has a friend who publishes a critically panned book, only to see it sell many more copies because bookbuyers can't believe that a book could be that bad; and much else during the hangover year of 1936 (t... View more info

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THE LOST COLUMN, A Story of the Boxer Rebellion in China

By: Gilson, Captain Charles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde / Hodder & Stoughton / H&S, 1910

A scarce title set in the time of the Boxer Rebellion, telling the story "Of the Siege of Tientsin and Admiral Seymour's attempt to relieve the Peking Legations, comprising the Adventures of Gerald Wood, and minor passages in the lives of Mr. Wang and Jugatai the Tartar." Red cloth w/tipped-on colour illustration in gilt border to front cover, tipped-on colour illustration to spine, gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 379 pages, illustrated w/eight full-colour ... View more info

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The Invisible War-Plane

By: Grahame-White, Claude, and Harry Harper

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London & Glasgow & Bombay, Blackie & Son,

No date (1915). "A Tale of Air Adventure in the Great Campaign." Illustrated cloth, 272 pages. All six illustrations called for are present, although some are not bound in at the pages indicated in the list of illustrations. A couple are loose, and one has the top 1.5" torn off. Worn corners/spine ends, some cover soil, some soiling/tanning to edges, previous owner's name to front pastedown, front hinge split. View more info

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NO STRAIGHT LINES, Four Decades of Queer Comics

By: Hall, Justin (edited by)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Seattle, Fantagraphics Books, 2012

Edition: First Edition

Includes work from dozens of cartoonists. From the back cover: "Queer cartooning has been one of the most vibrant artistic and countercultural movements of the past 40 years, tackling complex issues of identity and changing social mores with intelligence, humor, and an irreverent imagination. For the first time, the entire spectrum of this broad movement is collected under one cover." 308 pages + brief contributors' biographies. Light cover wear, a bit of sm... View more info

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Black Gold on the Double Diamond

By: Hammond, Ralph (pseudonym of Ralph Hammond Innes)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Collins, 1953

Edition: First Edition

Hammond was better known as thriller writer Hammond Innes. This one finds a young man abruptly leaving England for "a lonely ranch in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies," where "oil rigs are becoming more common than cattle," and where he hopes to find his father, until then believed killed at Dieppe during World War II. Although it has the appearance of the traditional duster, it is a story of the Canadian West in the middle of the last century, and... View more info

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A Case of Exploding Mangoes

By: Hanif, Mohammed

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Bond Street Books / Doubleday Canada / Random House of Canada, 2008

Edition: 1st Canadian (true first) edition

First printing w/complete number sequence. Precedes the UK edition. Hanif's first novel, which was shortlisted for the 2008 Guardian First Book Award. 323 pages, dust jacket illustration by Gina Triplett and Matt Curtius. Gently bumped top corners/spine ends, in like dust jacket. View more info

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Roller Ball Murder

By: Harrison, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company, 1974

Edition: First Edition

Thirteen stories, the title story being the basis for Norman Jewison's award-winning film, Rollerball. Orange boards w/black cloth backstrip w/orange spine lettering, 189 pages. Some spine slant, sunned edges, light general wear, in lightly rubbed dust jacket w/light edgewear, 1/4" tear to bottom spine end, light handling wear. View more info

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The Last Warpath

By: Henry, Will

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House, 1966

Edition: First Edition

This is "a recreated history of the Cheyenne people. The events depicted are essentially true, with enough fictional cement supplied to find the historical elements together." Salmon boards w/burgundy quarter cloth, purple decoration to front cover, gilt spine lettering w/purple decorations, 242 pages + brief author biography, dust jacket illustration by John Pimlott. Mild wear, in price-clipped dust jacket w/light edgewear, three diagonal scratches to front p... View more info

Final Innocence

By: Honig, Donald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus, 1961

Edition: 1st UK edition

"Set in Capstone, Long Island, and the border country of Maryland and Virginia during the American Civil War," this is the story of two sixteen-year-old boys who, when the sister of one of them is found to be pregnant, set off in search of the respected older man who is the father, and who has disappeared "on one of his periodic trips to 'the war', ostensibly on secret business for the Northern Army." Grey cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 223 pages, dust ja... View more info

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Dieter auf der Flucht (signed)

By: Horch, Karl Otto

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Kreuz-Verlag, 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

A German-language adventure story. Cream boards w/red cloth backstrip, 176 pages. Mild cover soil, tanned/dusty/soiled edges, tanned pages, moderate general wear, in rubbed dust jacket w/edgewear, chipping to corners/spine ends, jagged piece torn from top left corner of front panel, some soil. Uncommon signed. View more info

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Men Die

By: Humes, H.L. (Harold Louis)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Random House, 1959

Edition: First Edition

Humes's second novel, following 'The Underground City,' both of which led to his being considered by Esquire magazine as having the same promise as two obscure guys named Updike and Styron. Whoever they are. He met a guy named Leary who introduced him to a little substance known as LSD, and after seriously indulging his fondness for the hallucinogen he became a trifle paranoid and a bit delusional, which pretty much ended his writing career. Humes was co-founder (with... View more info

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The Sorrows of an American (signed)

By: Hustvedt, Siri

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company (a Frances Coady book), 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

First printing w/complete number sequence. Siblings who "find a disturbing note from an unknown woman among their late father's papers ... believe he may be implicated in a mysterious death," which leads them to try to unravel the mystery. This copy signed by Hustvedt, on title page. Cream and grey boards w/silver spine lettering, 307 pages (including brief biographical sketch). Small remainder dot to bottom edge, in dust jacket w/mild edgewear. An unread co... View more info

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Kalooki Nights (signed)

By: Jacobson, Howard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster, 2007

Edition: 1st US edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Longlisted for the 2006 Man Booker Prize, this one sees a Jewish cartoonist recalling "his childhood in a British suburb in the 1950s." This copy signed by Jacobson, on title page. Red boards w/gilt spine lettering, 450 pages, dust jacket illustration by Bill Bragg. A bumped corner, a hint of wear to spine ends, in dust jacket w/mild wear to corners/spine ends, a teeny sticker pull to top right of front panel. An unread copy. View more info