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One Night Stands: Early Stories, Laid in Pamphlet

By: Block, Lawrence

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Crippen & Landru Publishers: 1999-02-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15-9-10

ISBN: 1885941307

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed. Numbered Limited Edition (limited to 450 copies, HOWEVER, this one is marked 0 with a slash through it). A sticker is pasted on the inside flap of the dust jacket that reads, " Cloth overrun, not part of the numbered, limited edition." Supplemental pamphlet "Make a Prison" is laid in. Signed by author Lawrence Block directly on the limitation page; Signed by Author.The plots involve murder, mayhem, rape, robbery, torture, dismemberment. The charac... View more info

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Edge: A Novel

By: Deaver, Jeffery; Sudduth, Skipp [Reader]

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio: 2010-11-02

Seller ID: aud17-10-11

ISBN: 1442335378

Condition: Used: Very Good


Used. Listened to once. 12 CD's in box. 14.5 hours. Unabridged. Read by Skipp Sudduth. Box may show wear, like rubbing or crushing.Washington, D.C. police detective Ryan Kessler is targeted by a "lifter", a hired criminal who uses any "edge" he can to get information his mysterious boss desperately needs, including torture, murder, and kidnapping. The job of keeping Kessler and his family alive long enough to find the ultimate perp falls to a seasoned fe... View more info

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Hieronymi Magii Anglarensis De Tintinnabulis Liber Postumus

By: Girolamo Maggi

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Andreas Frisius: 1664

Seller ID: c15-1-33

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


1664. Two works in one volume. Written in Italian. Rebound in contemporary vellum with red pastedown leather label on the spine. Outside pages are tinted red. (16)ff, 151pp. (13)ff., (16)ff. 196pp. (8)ff. (last blank). Measures 5 1/2" by 3". Inside pages have a few small stains but overall clean. Engraved frontispiece and title page. 11 engraved plates, 9 single page and 2 folding pages. Plates depict bells in various uses. Second bound work is De Equuleo Liber Postumus,... View more info

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Company Man: Thirty Years of Controversy and Crisis in the CIA SIGNED

By: Rizzo, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2014-01-07

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 55-2-16

ISBN: 1451673930

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line.In 1975, fresh out of law school and working a numbing job at the Treasury Department, John Rizzo took a total shot in the dark and sent his resume to the Central Intelligence Agency. He had no notion that more than thirty years later, after serving under eleven CIA directors and seven presidents, he would become a notorious public figure, a symbol and a victim of the toxic winds swir... View more info

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Creation in Death (In Death #25)

By: Robb, J. D.; Ericksen, Susan [Reader]

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Brilliance Audio on CD Unabridged: 2007-11-06

Seller ID: Aud160-924

ISBN: 1423337395

Condition: Used: Like New


Bought new, listened to once. Box has light edge wear. Reopening an unsolved case from years earlier when the body of a torture victim is discovered in East River Park, NYPSD lieutenant Eve Dallas becomes increasingly worried when clues reveal links between the killing and her billionaire husband's store that suggest Eve herself is being targeted. By the author of Innocent in Death. View more info

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The Chinatown War: Chinese Los Angeles and the Massacre of 1871

By: Scott Zesch

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-3-934

ISBN: 019975876X

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In October 1871, a simmering, small-scale turf war involving three Chinese gangs exploded into a riot that engulfed the small but growing town of Los Angeles. A large mob of white Angelenos, spurred by racial resentment, rampaged through the city and lynched some 18 people before order was restored. In The Chinatown War, Scott Zesch offers a compelling account of this little-known ev... View more info