Saturday, February 4, 2012

Sally's Weekly Update for 02/03/12

Great excitement in New York.  Apparently there's an important football game being played on Sunday.  Downton Abbey will also be shown.
Meanwhile, here's the update.
Sally Owen
The Mysterious Bookshop
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Weekly Update 2/3/12

Now that the event season is upon us, I’m thinking we’re probably in for some inclement weather!!
Wednesday, February 15th, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. Hilary Davidson will be discussing and signing copies of The Next One to Fall.
Travel writer Lily Moore is vacationing in Peru where she comes across a woman lying on the steps of Machu Picchu. The woman whispers her killer’s name before dying but the evidence seems to point to a different man. $24.99
Pure by Julianna Baggott is the first in her post apocalyptic trilogy which takes place after the Detonations. Pressia is about to reach the age when she must turn herself over to the military to either be trained as a soldier or, if she is too damaged and weak for that, to be used as a live target. Meanwhile there are those who escaped unmarked and they live safely within the Dome. Partridge finds this a stifling environment and he suspects that his mother is still alive. He will risk his life to leave the Dome and find her. $25.99
The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson is receiving extraordinary reviews. Set in North Korea, it tells the story of Pak Jun Do, the son of a lost mother and an influential father, who becomes a professional kidnapper. Driven to the limit of what any human being can endure he takes on the role of rival to Kim Jong II in an attempt to save the woman he loves, Sun Moon, an actress "so pure, she didn’t know what starving people looked like." An Unclassifiable Crime Club Main Selection. $26.00

The Confession by Charles Todd is an Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery in which Scotland Yard’s best detective must solve a dangerous case that reaches far into the past. Signed by both authors. A Soft Boiled Crime Club Main Selection. $25.99

Cinderella Sims by Lawrence Block, Subterranean Press, MI. 2003. First Hardcover Edition. SIGNED. $125.00 Paperback edition was originally titled $20 Lust. Limited to only 175 copies. As new in dust jacket and slipcased.
Black Cherry Blues by James Lee Burke, Little Brown, Boston. 1989. First Edition. $45.00 Previous owner’s name, else very fine in a very fine dust jacket.
The Last Coyote by Michael Connelly, Little Brown, Boston. 1995. First Edition. INSCRIBED & SIGNED. $50.00 Third Harry Bosch novel. Very fine in dust jacket.
The Glass Highway by Loren D. Estleman, Houghton Mifflin, Boston. 1983. First Edition. INSCRIBED & SIGNED. $60.00 Fourth Amos Walker novel. Fine in dust jacket, which has only a trace of rubbing at the top of the spine.
Enquiry by Dick Francis, Michael Joseph, London. 1968. First Edition. SIGNED. $375.00 Very fine in dust jacket.
Final Notice by Joe Gores, Random House, NY. 1973. First Edition. INSCRIBED & SIGNED. $50.00 Author’s second DKA novel. Remainder mark on bottom edge, else fine in dust jacket.
Falling Angel by William Hjortsberg, Harcourt, NY. 1978. First Edition. $100.00 A fine copy of this ground-breaking mystery in a bright, unrubbed dust jacket.
Time to Depart by Lindsey Davis, Century, London. 1995. First Edition. SIGNED. $65.00 Very fine, as new copy in dust jacket.
Through a Glass Darkly by Donna Leon, Heinemann, London. 2006. First Edition. SIGNED. $45.00 As new in dust jacket.
The Empty Trap by John D. MacDonald, Hale, London. 2000. First U.K. Edition. $50.00 First hardcover edition published in an edition of only 400 copies. Very fine.

The Goodbye Look by Ross Macdonald, Knopf, NY. 1969. First Edition. $100.00 A beautiful copy of this important Lew Archer novel, virtually as new in dust jacket.
Inward Journey by Ross Macdonald, Cordelia, CA. 1984. First Edition. $45.00 A festschrift for this important author, containing two previously unpublished essays by Macdonald ("The Scene of the Crime" and "Farewell Chandler") and contributions by John D. MacDonald ("Namesake"), Margaret Millar ("Highlights"), Robert B. Parker, Otto Penzler, William Goldman, Eudora Welty, etc; edited by Ralph B. Sipper. Very fine in dust jacket.
Mortal Stakes by Robert B. Parker, Houghton Mifflin, Boston. 1975. First Edition. SIGNED. $475.00 Parker’s third Spenser novel. An exceptionally fine copy in a price-clipped dust jacket which has none of the usual rubbing; the merest trace of rubbing to the spine ends.
Down by the River Where the Dead Men Go by George Pelecanos, St. Martin’s, NY. 1992. First Edition. INSCRIBED & SIGNED. $125.00 Very fine in dust jacket.
Strip Jack by Ian Rankin, Orion, London. 1992. First Edition. SIGNED. $45.00 Trade paperback, issued simultaneously with small run of a hardcover edition. Very fine.
Shadow Prey by John Sandford, Putnam, NY. 1990. First Edition. SIGNED. $100.00 Second book in the Lucas Davenport series. Very fine in dust jacket.
Prisoner’s Base by Rex Stout, Viking, NY. 1952. First Edition. $100.00 About fine in dust jacket, which has very minor rubbing at spine ends.
Gambit by Rex Stout, Viking, NY. 1962. First Edition. $100.00 Fine in dust jacket which has light wear at spine ends and closed tears and creases on front and back panels.
Missionary Stew by Ross Thomas, Simon & Schuster, NY. 1983. First Edition. INSCRIBED & SIGNED. $60.00 Very fine in dust jacket.


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