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DRAGON'S CLAW  [LIMITED EDITION / SIGNED LETTERED COPY]

DRAGON'S CLAW [LIMITED EDITION / SIGNED LETTERED COPY]

by O'Donnell, Peter

N.Y.: Mysterious Press, 1985. First Edition, first printing November 1985., with complete number line beginning with 1. LIMITED EDITION. 1 of 24 LETTERED copies, this being letter "Z". SIGNED by O'Donnell on limitation page, in slipcase w/o dj as issued. It is an unread copy, however the red front endpaper had been misglued at publishers and when pulled apart has left a red stain on limitation page. Modesty Blaise.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover in Slipcase. Fine. Limited / Lettered... Read more
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$144.00
LEW ARCHER: PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR (Limited Edition / Signed Copy)

LEW ARCHER: PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR (Limited Edition / Signed Copy)

by MacDonald, Ross (Milllar, Kenneth)

NY: Mysterious Press, 1977. 1st ed. This is the first hardcover edition of Lew Archer short stories, and the first complete collection, with a new introduction by the author. LIMITED EDITION, one of 250 copies (this being #86) SIGNED AND NUMBERED by Kenneth Millar. Very fine copy in fine printed acetate dust jacket and publisher's cloth slipcase. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hard Cover in Slipcase. Fine/Fine. Limited/ Numbered Edition.
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$240.00
HIGH ADVENTURE   ***SIGNED COPY / LETTERED EDITION***

HIGH ADVENTURE ***SIGNED COPY / LETTERED EDITION***

by Westlake, Donald

N.Y.: Mysterious Press, 1985. 1st edition. A fine, unread copy, beige cloth spine with gilt lettering, green boards in Dust jacket in fine sturdy beige slipcase. One of Twenty-six LETTERED COPIES [this being letter G], SIGNED at limitation page.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Limited / Lettered Edition.
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$144.00
The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle: The Thing Beneath the Bed [Signed, Limited]

The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle: The Thing Beneath the Bed [Signed, Limited]

by Rothfuss, Patrick; illustrated by Nate Taylor

Burton, MI: Subterranean Press, 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 232 pages. An illustrated short story, but not for children. Published in an edition of 400 signed and numbered copies. Rothfuss is best known for his Kingkiller Chronicle (Name of the Wind series). First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Rothfuss and Taylor. "This shit is not for kids" sticker laid in.
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$156.00
Timequake [Presentation Issue]

Timequake [Presentation Issue]

by Vonnegut, Kurt

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. A sort of novel featuring Kilgore Trout. Vonnegut wove this book from bits of autobiography, fragments of a failed novel, and time travel. This is a special edition, bound in white cloth with gilt illustration on cover and gold lettering on spine, bound with sheets from the limited trade edition. First edition (first printing). Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Signed by the author.
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$625.00
DUTCH TREAT   **LIMITED EDITION / SIGNED COPY**

DUTCH TREAT **LIMITED EDITION / SIGNED COPY**

by Leonard, Elmore

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Mysterious Press, 1987. 1st ed. Fine in green cloth stamped in silver with with a pen and ink drawing of Leonard at front in matching slipcase w/o dj as issued. LIMITED EDITION, one of 350 copies(this being #189) SIGNED and numbered by Leonard at limitation page. Contains three complete Leonard novels: The Hunted, Swag, and Mr. Majestyk, the last two having been published as paperback originals. Introduction by George F. Will.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover in... Read more
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$134.40
THE SHADOW AND THE GOLDEN MASTER   ***SIGNED/ LETTERED EDITION***

THE SHADOW AND THE GOLDEN MASTER ***SIGNED/ LETTERED EDITION***

by Gibson, Walter

N.Y.: Mysterious Press, 1984. 1st edition. Fine copy as issued without dustjacket in fine slipcase. Collects two Shadow novels first published in 1939 in the pulps: 'The Golden Master' and 'Shiwan Kahn and the Master of Oriental Nemesis'. LIMITED EDITION: 250 numbered copies signed by the author (SIGNED twice, both as himself and ''Maxwell Grant''). This is LETTERED EDITION. Included with the limitation page for the numbered copy there is an additional Lettered edition... Read more
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$336.00
NIGHT DOGS  [Signed Copy]

NIGHT DOGS [Signed Copy]

by Anderson, Kent

Tucson: AZ: Dennis McMillan, 1996. 1st ed. Fine in dustwrapper. Author's second book and first mystery. With a three-page foreword by James Crumley who called this book the best cop novel he had ever read. A small first printing of 1900 copies quickly sold out. SIGNED by Anderson.. the second detective Hanson novel, the protagonist of "Sympathy for the Devil," after his return from Vietnam to his job as a beat cop in Portland, Oregon -- a path the author himself also took.. Signed. First... Read more
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$216.00
BANDITS   **SIGNED COPY / LIMITED EDITION**

BANDITS **SIGNED COPY / LIMITED EDITION**

by Leonard, Elmore

Mysterious Press, 1987. 1st ed. LIMITED EDITION, 1 OF 300 copies (this being #269), SIGNED by Elmore Leonard on limitation page. Fine in green cloth stamped in silver with with a pen and ink drawing of Leonard at front in matching slipcase w/o dj as issued. Basis for the 2001 Bruce Willis/Billy Bob Thornton crime drama/comedy. A Mystery Scene AWARD WINNER FOR BEST CRIME NOVEL.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover in Slipcase. Fine. Limited/ Numbered Edition.
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$91.20
CUDDY PLUS ONE (SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION)

CUDDY PLUS ONE (SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION)

by Healy, Jeremiah

Norfolk, VA, U.S.A.: Crippen & Landru, Publishers, 2003. 1st ed. Fine in dust jacket. Out-of-Print. LIMITED EDITION, one of 250 copies [this being #227] sewn in cloth and SIGNED and numbered by the author. Accomoanying each copy of the Limited Edition is a seperately printed pamphlet, "The Safest Little Town in Texas". Thirteen previously uncollected cases about Cuddy -- including four SHAMUS AWARD Nominees for Best Private-Eye Short story, and two stories that appeared in the annual Best American... Read more
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$48.00
CHALLENGE THE WIDOW-MAKER AND OTHER STORIES OF PEOPLE IN PERIL (SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION)

CHALLENGE THE WIDOW-MAKER AND OTHER STORIES OF PEOPLE IN PERIL (SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION)

by Howard, Clark

Norfolk: VA: Crippen & Landru, 2000. 1st ed. Fine in dust jacket. LIMITED EDITION, one of 225 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED by Howard. Accompanying each copy is a seperately printed pamphlet, "The Killing Floor". An Edgar Award Winner in the past, Howard recently set a record by winning his 5th Ellery Queen Readers Award. 12 stories and a chronology of Howard's work. Signed by Author. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. Limited Edition.
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$57.60
The Democratic Book 1936 (Signed and with Many Letters Signed By Cabinet Members, Laid in)

The Democratic Book 1936 (Signed and with Many Letters Signed By Cabinet Members, Laid in)

by Roosevelt, Franklin D., And Others

Full-Leather. (n.p.), 1936; number 155 of 2500 copies SIGNED by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, under a color watercolor image of the White House. Large folio, original full brown morocco, silk endpapers, original wrappers are bound in. Laid in are 16 letters signed by Cabinet Members and one ALS by Eleanor Roosevelt. They are described as follows: ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, First lady - ANS signed by Mrs. Roosevelt on Hyde Park letterhead, with handwritten envelope postmarked Oct. 3, 1907. JOHN NANCE GARNER,... Read more
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$6,000.00
LAUGHING ANNE. A Play

LAUGHING ANNE. A Play

by Conrad, Joseph (SIGNED)

London: [Morland Press], 1923. Very Good. Tall Octavo. SIGNED BY JOSEPH CONRAD ON COLOPHON PAGE without personalization. A very good limited edition of 200 signed copies. This is no. 197. Bound in original full limp vellum with gilt lettering spine. Vellum slightly warped with light red dampstain along fore-edge (visible on the vellum and on the endpapers, but not on the leaves except their very edge). This was Conrad's dramatization of his tale "Because of the Dollars," which had been... Read more
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$400.00
Leslie in California

Leslie in California

by Dubus, Andre

Otisville, NY: Birch Brook Press, 1989. fFirst Separate Edition. Pamphlet. Fine. A letterpress printed short story, published in an edition of 300 signed copies. This is the first separate edition of a story first published in the collection, "The Times Are Never So Bad."6-1/8 by 4-3/8 inches (oblong). [24] pages. First edition (first printing). Fine in wrappers. One of 300 numbered and signed by Dubus.
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$50.00
NO ALIBI: A Celebraion Of Crime Writing  [LETTERED DE LUXE EDITION SIGNED BY ALL CONTRIBUTORS]

NO ALIBI: A Celebraion Of Crime Writing [LETTERED DE LUXE EDITION SIGNED BY ALL CONTRIBUTORS]

by Jakubowski, Maxim (ed) Block, Lawrence, Ian Rankin, Val McDermid, Peter Robinson, Edward Hoch, Peter Lovesey, Sara Paretsky, H.R.F. Keating, Lindsey Davis, et al

Blakeney, Glos: England: Scorpion Press 1995, 1995. 1st ed. Fine in unprinted acetate dust jacket as issued. Red goatskin with various colors mixed into charcoal patterned marbled paper sides, red top edge and charcoal end papers. LIMITED EDITION, one of 15 LETTERED DE LUXE COPIES, This being LETTER "K". SIGNED BY ALL 28 CONTRIBUTORS which include H.R.F. Keating, Michael Lewin,. Susan Moody, Candace Robb, Reginald Hill, Margaret Yorke, Liza Cody, Lindsey Davis, Charlotte & Aaron... Read more
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$624.00
SAFEKEEPING   ***LIMITED EDITION /SIGNED COPY***

SAFEKEEPING ***LIMITED EDITION /SIGNED COPY***

by McDonald, Gregory

N.Y.: Penzler, 1985. 1st edition, LIMITED EDITION, one of 250 copies, this being #77, SIGNED and NUMBERED by Mcdonald on limitation page; bright red cloth with silver lettering in matching slipcase. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover in Slipcase. Fine. Limited/ Numbered Edition.
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$62.40
THE JEWEL THAT WAS OURS  [LETTERED DE LUXE EDITION]

THE JEWEL THAT WAS OURS [LETTERED DE LUXE EDITION]

by Dexter, Colin (with Appreciation By H.R.F. Keating)

Portishead, Bristol: UK: Scorpion Press, 1991. First Edition, LIMITED EDITION of 1 of only 20 LETTERED DE LUXE copies, this being Letter "K", SIGNED by the author as well as H.R. F Keating, who wrote the Appreciation, and were produced for private distribution. "The Jewel That Was Ours" is regarded by many as one of the best Morse stories. It began as as an outline that Dexter had written for the television screenplay and has the hallmarks of a classic detective story. An elderly... Read more
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$480.00
TOUGH GUYS DON'T DANCE  [Signed Copy]

TOUGH GUYS DON'T DANCE [Signed Copy]

by Mailer, Norman

Franklin Center: PA: The First Edition Society, 1984. 1st ed. A fine copy in full leather with hubbed backstrip, and brown decorative stamped binding with all edges gilt and satin ribbon page marker. SIGNED by Mailer. Includes a special introduction by the author to this edition. Privately printed by the Franklin Library for the Signed First Edition Society. Laid in letter from Joseph Sloves, publisher, giving background material on the book. 229 pp. Set in Provincetown.. Signed by Author. First... Read more
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$96.00
KIDNAPPED!   **SIGNED**

KIDNAPPED! **SIGNED**

by Hunt, Norman (Hershman, Morris )

Brooklyn, NY: Gryphon Books, 1997. 1st ed. A fine copy of thisTrade paperback original with full color dust jacket! LIMITED EDITION, one of 100 copies SIGNED by Hershman, Ron Turner, who illustrated the dust jacket and Mike Avallone, who wrote the introduction. A busted ex-cop seeks revenge in this hardboiled crime novel that has never been in book form before! Hard hitting hardboiled fun! Gryphon Crime Series #3. Signed by All Contributors. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Fine/Fine. Limited/ Numbered... Read more
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$38.40
SEVEN SLAYERS (Limited Edition / Signed Copy)

SEVEN SLAYERS (Limited Edition / Signed Copy)

by Cain, Paul (pseud. of George Sims)

Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.: Blood & Guts Press, 1987. 1st hdcvr ed. Fine in dust jacket with protective mylar cover.. 1 of 250 SIGNED & NUMBERED[this being #58] by William Nolan who wrote the introduction. (Published as a paperback orignal in the 40's). Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Limited/ Numbered Edition.
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$52.80
SURROGATE  ***Signed / Limited Edition***

SURROGATE ***Signed / Limited Edition***

by Parker, Robert B

Northridge, CA: Lord John Press, 1982. First edition, first printing. 4" x 6.5". LIMITED EDITION, One of 300 numbered copies (this being #192) SIGNED by Parker with the full signature of "Robert B. Parker" on the limitation page at the end of the book. Handsomely bound with a finely woven lavender cloth spine stamped brightly in gold. rose-colored dustjacket featuring a charcoal drawing of Brenda Loring on the front panel. Rose color to the entire dustjacket which is very lightly faded at spine. A... Read more
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$408.00
MURDER, ANCIENT AND MODERN  [Limited Edition / Signed] with Seperate Pamphlet

MURDER, ANCIENT AND MODERN [Limited Edition / Signed] with Seperate Pamphlet

by Marston, Edward

Norfolk, VA, U.S.A.: Crippen & Landru, 2005. 1st ed. Fine, unread copy. LIMITED EDITION, one of only 225 copies bound in cloth and SIGNED by the author. Eighteen stories. Accompanying each copy is a seperately printed pamphlet, "The End of the Line' by Marston.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Limited/ Numbered Edition.
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$52.80
Watchman, What of the Night?: 1918 versus 1945

Watchman, What of the Night?: 1918 versus 1945

by Swing, Raymond Gram

San Francisco, CA: Grabhorn Press. Very Good. 1945. Limited Edition. Softcover. An excerpt of a broadcast given in December 1944 by the influential news commentator Raymond Gram Swing: on the legacy of Woodrow Wilson, isolationism, and international cooperation. One of 500 copies printed at the Grabhorn Press. Rough-edged blue paper wraps are sunned on edges, a bit of soiling.; Book; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall .
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$15.00
The Spaces Between the Lines

The Spaces Between the Lines

by Crowther, Peter

Burton, MI: Subterranean Press, 2007. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 323 pages. Twelve stories. Published in an edition of 750 signed and numbered copies. First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Crowther on the limitation page.
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$25.00