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"A" is for Alibi

"A" is for Alibi

Sue Grafton

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982. 275 pp. Approximately 5 1/2 x 8 1/4". Pictorial dust jacket in near fine condition, with a vibrant cover, a few stains to rear cover, slight creasing, a small enclosed tear near the spine, original price of $12.95 on the flap, and no fading on the spine. Grey paper over boards, red lettering stamped crisply on spine, signed by the author on the title page, full number line, no visible marks, in fine condition.

Sue Grafton (1940 - 2017) was an American novelist. This is the first book in her well-known "alphabet series" featuring private investigator Kinsey Millhone. Grafton also wrote screenplays and other 7 other novels before the alphabet series, 5 of which she destroyed unpublished.

Holt, Rinehart and Winston
$ 1,425.00 USD

"B" is for Burglar

"B" is for Burglar

Sue Grafton

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1985. 229 pp. Approximately 5 1/2 x 8 1/4". Pictorial dust jacket in fine condition, with a vibrant cover, original price of $14.95 on the flap, and no fading on the spine. Grey paper over boards with red cloth 1/4 bound, silver lettering stamped crisply on spine, inscribed and signed by the author on the title page, full number line, no visible marks, in fine condition.

Sue Grafton (1940 - 2017) was an American novelist. This is the second book in her well-known "alphabet series" featuring private investigator Kinsey Millhone. Grafton also wrote screenplays and other 7 other novels before the alphabet series, 5 of which she destroyed unpublished.

Holt, Rinehart and Winston
$ 950.00 USD

"C" is for Corpse

"C" is for Corpse

Sue Grafton

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1986. 243 pp. Approximately 5 1/2 x 8 1/4". Pictorial dust jacket in fine condition, with a bright cover, original price of $14.95 on the flap, and no fading on the spine. Grey paper over boards, silver lettering stamped crisply on spine, signed by the author on the title page, full number line, a few minor smudges, in near fine condition.

Sue Grafton (1940 - 2017) was an American novelist. This is the third book in her well-known "alphabet series" featuring private investigator Kinsey Millhone. Grafton also wrote screenplays and other 7 other novels before the alphabet series, 5 of which she destroyed unpublished.

Henry Holt and Company
$ 950.00 USD

"D" is for Deadbeat

"D" is for Deadbeat

Sue Grafton

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1987. 229 pp. Approximately 5 1/2 x 8 1/4". Pictorial dust jacket in fine condition, with an unspoiled cover, original price of $15.95 on the flap, and no fading on the spine. Black paper over boards, copper gilt lettering stamped crisply on spine, signed by the author on the title page, full number line, one tiny spot on top page edges, small stain on rear free endpaper, otherwise in near fine condition.

Sue Grafton (1940 - 2017) was an American novelist. This is the fourth book in her well-known "alphabet series" featuring private investigator Kinsey Millhone. Grafton also wrote screenplays and other 7 other novels before the alphabet series, 5 of which she destroyed unpublished.

Henry Holt and Company
$ 475.00 USD

"E" is for Evidence

"E" is for Evidence

Sue Grafton

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1988. 227 pp. Approximately 5 1/2 x 8 1/4". Pictorial dust jacket in fine condition, with a pristine cover, original price of $15.95 on the flap, and no fading on the spine. Grey paper over boards with black cloth 1/4 bound, silver gilt lettering stamped crisply on spine, signed by the author on the title page, full number line, no visible marks, in fine condition.

Sue Grafton (1940 - 2017) was an American novelist. This is the fifth book in her well-known "alphabet series" featuring private investigator Kinsey Millhone. Grafton also wrote screenplays and other 7 other novels before the alphabet series, 5 of which she destroyed unpublished.

Henry Holt and Company
$ 285.00 USD

"F" is for Fugitive

"F" is for Fugitive

Sue Grafton

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1989. 261 pp. Approximately 5 1/2 x 8 1/4". Pictorial dust jacket in fine condition, with a pristine cover, original price of $15.95 on the flap, and no fading on the spine. Brown paper over boards with black cloth 1/4 bound, copper gilt lettering stamped crisply on spine, signed by the author on the title page, full number line, no visible marks, in fine condition.

Sue Grafton (1940 - 2017) was an American novelist. This is the sixth book in her well-known "alphabet series" featuring private investigator Kinsey Millhone. Grafton also wrote screenplays and other 7 other novels before the alphabet series, 5 of which she destroyed unpublished.

Henry Holt and Company
$ 140.00 USD

10-lb Penalty

10-lb Penalty

Dick Francis

London: Michael Joseph, 1997. 6 x 9 1/2". 272 pp. First edition; Pictorial dust jacket in fine condition; Black cloth over boards with gilt stamped lettering on spine, signed by the author on the title page, in fine condition.

In Dick Francis' 36th novel, Benedit Juliard is an amateur jockey whose father has political ambitions which end up embroiling them both in lies and treachery. Born Richard Stanley Francis (1920 - 2010), Dick Francis was a British crime writer whose novels were mostly centered on horse racing in England (he was a former steeplechase jockey himself).

Michael Joseph
$ 35.00 USD

12 Correspondence Notes by Edward Gorey for New York City Ballet

12 Correspondence Notes by Edward Gorey for New York City Ballet

Edward Gorey

New York: New York City Ballet, (ca 1975). Boxed set of 12 correspondence note cards illustrated by Edward Gorey. Four designs and three cards of each design, along with 12 blank envelopes. Enclosed in red cardboard box which has been creased on one side, a clear plastic cover with a small tear, lid taped shut with what appears to be the original tape when it was sold, so never opened, very good condition. Cards are in fine condition. (Toledano p. 159).

Gorey was a huge fan of the George Ballanchine New York City Ballet. He had an almost perfect attendance for the years 1956 - 1983. He would give back to the ballet by designing items that they could sell, including cards and buttons.

New York City Ballet
$ 235.00 USD

A Tourist In Spite of Himself

A Tourist In Spite of Himself

A. Edward Newton

Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1930. 252 pp. Approximately 6 x 9". Limited Edition of 525 copies, this being #71. Signed by the author. Cardboard slip case is in good condition with some splitting to edges, past repairs, paper label on spine indicating title and limited edition number; Blue cloth quarter bound over decorative boards with torn label pasted down to spine, many black and white illustrations by Gluyas Williams throughout, in near fine condition.

A delightful book about a book collector's travels around the world, particularly Scandinavia, London, Paris, Egypt, Jerusalem and Rome, all told from a very humorous perspective. Newton also authored The Amenities of Book-Collecting.

Little, Brown & Co.
$ 115.00 USD

Abraham Lincoln: An Autobiographical Narrative

Abraham Lincoln: An Autobiographical Narrative

Ralph Geoffrey Newman

Evanston, IL: The Press of Ward Schori, 1992. 153 pp. Approximately 2 1/8 x 2 9/16". Second Edition. 3 Volumes. Marbled slipcase in fine condition; Red, white and blue leather over boards with gilt design on cover and spine by Hugo Grummich, marbled endpapers, photographically reproduced, illustrated, in fine condition. (Bradbury, Press of Ward Schori 72)

The three volumes (red, white, and blue) have a different focus: Vol. I, Youth; Vol. II, Lawyer-Politician; Vol. III, President. The primary material for this work came from Lincoln's writings in 1859 and 1860, as well as other sources. Ralph Geoffrey Newman (1911 - 1998) was a well-known Lincoln scholar who owned a bookstore in Chicago, fittingly called the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop.

The Press of Ward Schori
$ 140.00 USD