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1 DAISIES
Boston, MA Lee and Shepard 1879 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue/Green cover. Clean and tight. Scarce copy. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders.; 168 pages 
Price: 21.26 USD
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Wawiri Primitiv Nepek Kolteszete
2 Wawiri Primitiv Nepek Kolteszete
Budapest, Hungary Bibliotheca 1942 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Buff colored cover with red and black illustration and print. Minor chips or dents to cover edges. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.Written in Hungarian. Frobenius was regarded as the discoverer of African rock paintings and of African art as such, also the representatives of Hungarian avantgarde had come to hear of his activities. This is how Iván Hevesy, Miklós Radnóti - before his trip to Paris - and even Iván Fónagy (Wawiri. Primitív népek költészete. ' Wawiri. The Poetry of Primitive People', 1942, Budapest) got to know the African texts published by Frobenius. Scarce if not rare. ; 143 pages; p 
Price: 99.97 USD
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3 Abbott, Winston O. & Bette Eaton Bossen Sing with the Wind
South Windsor, Ct Inspiration House Pubs 1968 0918114012 / 9780918114013 First Edition; Third Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket Illustrated by Bette Eaton Bossen Signed by Author & Illustrator
Tan cover with red lettering. Edges worn. Dust soiled and sun faded. Inscribed by author and illustrator. Dust jacket has chips, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover. Rare; Drawings; 8.10 X 5.70 X 0.50 inches; Signed by Author & Illustrator 
Price: 19.38 USD
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4 Ade, George Fables in Slang
New York , NY Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Clyde J Newman 
Greenish cover wtih vine impression that has blue blackground. Corners dented. Otherwise Excellent condition. George Ade was known as The Aesop of Indiana. Scarce. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Woodcuts; 
Price: 18.22 USD
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Speak Ill of the Living  (Author Signed), Arsenault, Mark
5 Arsenault, Mark Speak Ill of the Living (Author Signed)
Scottsdale, AZ Poisoned Pen Press 2005 1590581393 / 9781590581391 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed. Beautiful book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Shamus Award Nominee. Everybody thought the banker surprised by car-jackers was dead and buried until a photograph of him taken by his captors turns up. If the banker is alive, then whose ashes are buried in his grave? Eddie's chase after the story takes him across many neighborhoods of his home and crime beat, Lowell, Massachusetts, and deep into his own famiy's dark secrets. What he hears are the echoes of a forgotten crime. What he finds are bodies blocking his path.... Someone is killing off his sources. High tension, dark doings, and a real surprise mark this exciting novel. Rare. ; 1.02 x 8.66 x 5.59 Inches; 256 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.97 USD
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The Devil's Own Rag Doll  (Author Signed), Bartoy, Mitchell
6 Bartoy, Mitchell The Devil's Own Rag Doll (Author Signed)
St. Martin's Minotaur 2005 0312340885 / 9780312340889 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on title page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.1940+s Detroit: the war effort is in full swing and racial tensions are running high. When a vivacious white heiress is murdered in the black part of town, the city threatens to erupt into mob violence, bringing the factories to a grinding halt and imperiling Allied forces around the world. Newly minted Detective Pete Caudill is charged with covering up the crime in the interests of civic peace and finding some kind of justice for the dead girl. Odds are the girl was killed by her black boyfriend, but some whisper of a communist plot. Or is Detroit+s shadowy political machine manipulating events to its own ruthless ends? As he delves deeper, Caudill soon learns the hard way that friends are rarely what they seem, family ties are often deceptive, and sometimes the bravest thing a man can do is think for himself. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. ; 1.2 x 8.4 x 5.6 Inches; 304 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.97 USD
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Many Voices, Many Rooms New Anthology of Alabama Writers, Beidler, Philip D. (editor)
7 Beidler, Philip D. (editor) Many Voices, Many Rooms New Anthology of Alabama Writers
Tuscaloosa, AL The University of Alabama Press 1998 0817308679 / 9780817308674 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with gold print. No dust as issued. Scarce. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 336 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Chalice to the sky, Billinger, Lois White
8 Billinger, Lois White Chalice to the sky
Philadelphia PA Dorrance 1953 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed on endpaper. Blue cover with gold lettering. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Very clean. Signed by author. Rare. ; Contemporary poets of Dorrance series; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 80 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 24.97 USD
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Checkmate  (Author Signed), Bodman, Karna Small
9 Bodman, Karna Small Checkmate (Author Signed)
Forge Books 2007 0765315424 / 9780765315427 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author. Dr. Cameron Talbot has invented a breakthrough technology to defend against cruise missiles. But she needs support from skeptical company officers, funding from a reluctant Congress, and help from the White House to develop her life-saving project. Lt. Col. Hunt Daniels, detailed from the Pentagon to the White House National Security Council to investigate Dr. Talbots work, sees the potential of the invention. The fact that hes attracted to the brilliant scientist adds one more dimension to his interest in her work. But disaster is brewing overseas as militants in the disputed Kashmir region of India steal a series of missiles from sympathizers in the Pakistani military and launch one against India. At the same time, they send one of their agents to Washington, D.C., to steal Dr. Talbots technology so they can protect themselves when their enemies retaliate. The scientist and the NSC staffer find themselves enmeshed in terrorist plots and political wrangling at the highest levels. With scenes in the Oval Office, the Situation Room, Capitol Hill, Georgetown restaurants, and Washington dinner parties, as well as action in Kashmir, New Delhi, and at the Taj Mahal, the tension and intrigue escalate until two nuclear-armed countries stand at the brink of war.; 1.2 x 9.4 x 6.3 Inches; 336 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Love Songs and Bugle Calls, Boyle, Virginia Frazer
10 Boyle, Virginia Frazer Love Songs and Bugle Calls
A. S. Barnes 1906 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Gray cloth.. Gold embossed. Inscription says "to my cousin Amanda Austin Byrne from Virginia Frazer Boyle in loving memory of our meeting at the UDC Cnvention held in Memphis, Tenn. Nov 20th, 1932. Slight yellowing of end pages otherwise fine. Contains Demetria a Musical Extravaganza (an old Black Mammy's Story) Rare. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Author Signed; p; Signed by Inscribed By Author 
Price: 37.98 USD
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11 Brown, Ina Ladd A Breath of Beauty
Francestown, NH The Golden Quill Press 1982 0823303551 / 9780823303557 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
White cover with gold unicorn and lettering. Dust jacket shows wear, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover. Inscribed by author on end paper. Rare. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 32.76 USD
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Any time and now, Brown, Ina Ladd
12 Brown, Ina Ladd Any time and now
Privately Published 1974 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Red cover with gold lettering. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Dust jacket shows wear. Inscribed by author on end paper. Very clean contents. Rare. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 62 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 17.97 USD
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Cross-Roads - Poems, Brown, Ina Ladd
13 Brown, Ina Ladd Cross-Roads - Poems
Francestown, NH Golden Quill Press 1970 0823301540 / 9780823301546 First Edition; Various Hardcover Good in Poor dust jacket Signed by Author
Tan cover with gold lettering. Dust jacket in poor condition with a tear, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Inscribed by author on end paper. Some soiling. Rare copy. ; 80 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 32.76 USD
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Echoes, Brown, Ina Ladd
14 Brown, Ina Ladd Echoes
Francestown, NH The Golden Quill Press 1979 0823302997 / 9780823302994 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Green cover. Dust jacket shows wear and has minor soiling, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover. Clean contents. Inscribed by author on end paper. Rare. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 96 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.97 USD
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15 Brown, Ina Ladd Homespun
Francestown, NH The Golden Quill Prss 1959 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Green cover. Dust jacket shows wear and has minor soiling, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover. Clean contents. Inscribed by author on end paper. Rare. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 13.97 USD
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Leaves on the Wind, Brown, Ina Ladd
16 Brown, Ina Ladd Leaves on the Wind
Francestown, NH THE GOLDEN QUILL PRESS 1963 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Green cover with silver lettering on binding. Dust jacket shows wear, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover. Inscribed by author on end paper. Rare. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; 80 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
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Fat Tuesday  (Author Signed), Brown, Sandra
17 Brown, Sandra Fat Tuesday (Author Signed)
New York Warner Books 1997 0446516325 / 9780446516327 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown's latest romantic thriller is set against the lively and decadent backdrop of New Orleans--where, to avenge the acquittal of his partner's murderer, a policeman kidnaps the defense lawyer's wife. Scarce. ; 1.5 x 9.1 x 6.1 Inches; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.97 USD
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South Beach Shakedown  The Diary of Gideon Pike (Author Signed), Bruns, Don
18 Bruns, Don South Beach Shakedown The Diary of Gideon Pike (Author Signed)
Oceanview Publishing 2006 1933515023 / 9781933515021 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Looks new. Signed by Author on Title Page. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. "A hearty welcome to musician-turned-novelist Don Bruns, whose South Beach Shakedown offers readers a high-energy romp through the uncomfortably parallel worlds of the pop music industry and the criminal underbelly of Miami. Entertainment journalist Mick Sever owes his career to pop star Gideon Pike. Pike allowed Sever into his inner circle back when Sever was a fledgling reporter, and that entrée put Sever on the map. Fame went to Sever’s head (not to mention his liver and his neural synapses) as he lived in the shadow of the pop idol; his excesses cost him his marriage, and very nearly his career as well. Now Gideon Pike is in a jam, and through a mutual acquaintance (Sever’s ex-wife, for whom Sever still carries an Olympic-size torch) he has summoned the writer to help bail him out. It will not be easy, though, for when Sever arrives in Miami, he finds that Gideon Pike has disappeared, and that Pike’s compadres are dropping like flies. A Korean mobster adds a bit of Asian! spice to the dish, and Sever’s ex, Ginny, supplies the sizzling heat. The banter, particularly between Sever and Ginny, is relaxed and believable, just what you’d expect from old lovers who are still friends. With the relentlessly action-packed South Beach Shakedown, Bruns has crafted what may be this season’s quintessential suspense read." Someone is about to make a killing in the music industry.

Why would songwriting legend Gideon Pike mysteriously disappear just when he is about to turn his 30-year career into a multi-million dollar profit?

Music columnist Mick Sever is back in Don Bruns’ third suspense masterpiece. This time he’s looking for answers and his missing friend in the gritty backrooms of South Beach’s biggest nightclubs, dodging suicide speedboats and running from sniper fire. What surfaces is how the major players in the music industry are not making the headlines, they’re just pulling the strings that create them. Hit it right, and the royalties – even someone else’s – can rake in millions for the rest of your life. The key is finding Gideon before Korean mobster Jimmy Shinn does. Jimmy is ready to cash in on the one secret that will bring Gideon to his knees and strip away what’s left of his career, his fortune, and his life. Whoever gets to Gideon first will either save him or pull the trigger. The deadly race is on. Tami Brady, TMC Reviews "Gideon Pike goes missing. Nobody knows if the man killed his gay lover and fled, if he’s hiding from the real killer, or if he’s skipped town on one of his occasional trips that usually happen when Pike owes someone money. "Even after I read this book, I still wasn’t sure whether I liked Gideon Pike or not. The guy seemed like such a sleaze at times, had so many secrets, and had layer upon layer of hidden lives that I wasn’t really sure if I ever got to see the real man behind all the smoke and mirrors. Moreover, when finally faced with the complex realities and dynamic personality of the man, I wasn’t sure how much of the made up situations and fantasies that Pike actually believed. "Despite this, or more likely because of these aspects, I couldn’t seem to put this book down. I was so eager to figure out if Pike was still alive, who had committed the murders, and the real truth behind all the deceptions that I had to keep turning the pages." Cathy Yanda for Readers Views "This is not the first time these characters meet in one of Don Bruns’ books. You may not have met them before, but it will not take you long to become well acquainted with them. In this adventure, Mick Sever, an entertainment writer, teams up with his ex-wife Ginny (did I mention he is still in love with her?) to solve the disappearance of Gideon Pike in South Miami Beach. While trying to locate the missing music icon, Gideon Pike, Ginny and Mick find themselves in more situations than you would find in a Jackie Chan movie. South Beach Shakedown is lean, fast paced and complex. There are murders, blackmail, dirty deeds, mobsters, near-death misses, speedboats, a cast of interesting people and plenty of scantily-clad women. If this book is not made into a movie, Bruce Willis will have certainly missed a great entertainment opportunity. "If you are looking for a book that will leave you with a great deal more knowledge than you already had, skip this one. However, if you are looking for a book that is absolutely a hoot to read and will leave you laughing and wanting more, you cannot miss with South Beach Shakedown. Once you finish, you will want to check out Don Bruns’ other books as well."; 1.2 x 9.3 x 6.1 Inches; 288 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 9.97 USD

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19 Bryant, William Cullen Poems of William Cullen Bryant
New York, NY Thomas Y. Crowell 1981 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Beautiful decorative Green cloth cover with gold print. Some foxing to end papers otherwise very clean and bright. ; 532 pages 
Price: 11.45 USD
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20 Buchanan, Pegasus Chestnut Street
Boston, MA Bruce Humphries 1956 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Green cloth. Dust jacket in mylar protective cover. Inscribed by author "To Rosa Lee Meek, who is the kind of reader I write for, Pegasus Buchanan. " We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8.20 X 5.70 X 0.60 inches; 96 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 17.46 USD
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