Friday, November 18, 2011

Sally's Weekly Update 11/18

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The Night and the Music by Lawrence Block is now here and will be shipped out shortly. This collection of Matthew Scudder stories contains a never-before published story. If you have not ordered your copy of this limited edition, there are still a few copies left. Signed numbered copies are limited to 100 copies at $150.00, and lettered editions to 26 copies at $275.00.

Charles Finch signed A Burial at Sea. Charles Lenox, now a Member of Parliament, sets sail on a clandestine mission for the government. When an officer is murdered, Lenox is drawn toward his old profession as a detective, determined to capture a killer before he can strike again. This fifth installment in the popular historical series is a Soft Boiled Crime Club Main Selection. $24.99

More Recently Signed After the Jump!

We do have some UK copies of The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz still available. This edition, which until now was only available to member of the British Crime Club, is limited to 250 signed and numbered copies. $65.00


The Galway Hooker by Ken Bruen, A.S.A. P. Publishing, 2011. Limited Edition. SIGNED. $100.00

This fifty-two page Jack Taylor story is limited to 85 copies (we have five) with an introduction by George Pelecanos, an Afterword by Wendy Hornsby, and illustrations by Phil Parks. Signed by all contributors. The front cover is a wood inlay of a Galway Hooker and the book comes in a clear acrylic slipcase. As new.

Heart Sick by Chelsea Cain, St. Martin’s Press, NY. 2007. First Edition. SIGNED. $35.00

Author’s first novel. Introduces Archie Sheridan and serial killer Gretchen Lowell. Fine in fine dust jacket.

Marathon Man by William Goldman, Delacorte, NY. 1974. First Edition. $95.00

Fine in dust jacket which has a slight crease at top of spine.

Gone to Ground by John Harvey, Heinemann, London. 2007. First Edition. SIGNED. $35.00

Stand alone. Fine in fine dust jacket with promotional band in place.

Cabin of Fear by Dolores Hitchens, Michael Joseph, London. 1968. First Edition. $40.00

Fine in dust jacket which shows some rubbing at the extremities.

The Murder Room by P.D. James, Faber, London. 2003. First Edition. SIGNED. $45.00

An Adam Dalgliesh mystery. Fine in fine dust jacket.

Sandman by J. Robert Janes, Constable, London. 1996. First Edition. $50.00

A St. Cyr and Kohler investigation. Set in occupied France in 1943. Fine in fine dust jacket.

Smiley’s People by John Le Carre, Hodder & Stoughton, London. 1979. First Edition. $100.00

A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket.

Dexter By Design by Jeff Lindsay, Orion, London. 2009. First Edition. SIGNED. $35.00

UK edition precedes US edition. Fine in fine dust jacket.

The Company by Robert Littell, Overlook, NY. 2002. First Edition. SIGNED. $45.00

A novel of the CIA. Fine in fine dust jacket.

The Jack Harvey Novels by Ian Rankin, Orion, London. 2000. First Edition Thus. SIGNED. $55.00

Contains three novels written by Rankin’s pseudonym Jack Harvey: Witch Hunt; Bleeding Hearts; and Blood Hunt. Fine in fine dust jacket.

Rebus: Capital Crimes by Ian Rankin, Orion, London. 2004. First Edition Thus. SIGNED. $45.00

Contains three Rebus novels: Dead Souls, Set in Darkness, and The Falls. Fine in fine dust jacket.

The Flood by Ian Rankin, Orion, London. 2005. First Edition Thus. SIGNED. $45.00

Rankin’s early novel reissued by his publisher. Fine in fine dust jacket.

Dead Horse by Walter Satterthwait, Dennis McMillan, Tucson. 2006. First Edition. SIGNED. $35.00

A novel featuring pulp writer Raoul Whitfield. Fine in fine dust jacket.

Like a Charm by Karin Slaughter, Editor, Scorpion Press, Gladestry. 2004. Limited Edition. SIGNED. $200.00

Limited to 120 numbered copies and signed by all contributors: Kelley Armstrong, Mark Billingham, Lee Child, John Connolly, Emma Donoghue, Jerrilyn Farmer, Jane Haddam, John Harvey, Laura Lippman, Lynda La Plante, Denise Mina, Fidelis Morgan, Peter Robinson, Peter Moore Smith, and Karin Slaughter. Fine in marbled boards as issued.

The Name of Annabel Lee by Julian Symons, Macmillan, London. 1983. First Edition. $35.00

Fine in price-clipped dust jacket.

The Chinese Bell Murders by Robert Van Gulik, Michael Joseph, London. 1989. Reissue. $35.00

Three cases solved by Judge Dee. First published in the UK in 1958, this reissue retains the 15 illustrations of the original. Fine in fine dust jacket.


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