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41 Fforde, Jasper Fourth Bear, The/ SIGNED & DATED/Plus Great Cucumberistas of the World Postcard
London, United Kingdom Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 2006 0 340 83571 0 / 9780340835715 First Edition As New/Fine As New/Fine Hardcover SIGNED
Fine, new, clean, crisp and unread UK true first printing in the original smaller size format, SIGNED and dated by the author with just his name: Jasper 11/7/06 to the title page, in sharp hunter green boards, and including his postcard: Great Cucumberistas of the World. The fine stylized pictorial dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. The Fourth Bear is the second mystery in Fforde's wonderfully absurd and very funny Nursery Crime Series. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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42 Fforde, Jasper Lost in a Good Book
N. Y. Viking Penguin 2003 0 670 03190 9 / 9780670031900 First Edition In U. S. As New As New Hardcover SIGNED
Fine, new, clean, crisp and unread first printing, SIGNED with the cursive name Jasper only on a specially tipped-in page, in sharp blue boards, black spine with gold stamped titles to spine, contains a full color illustration of a "grammasite" by Maggy Roberts. The fine and striking pictorial dust jacket with a signed copy sticker seal affixed, is protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. This is the second in the series of adventures for the intrepid Thursday Next. 
Price: 52.00 USD
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43 Fforde, Jasper Lost in a Good Book
N. Y. Viking Penguin 2003 0 670 03190 9 / 9780670031900 First Edition In U. S. As New As New Hardcover 
Fine, new, clean, crisp and unread first printing in sharp blue boards, black spine with gold stamped titles to spine, contains a full color illustration of a "grammasite" by Maggy Roberts. The fine and striking pictorial dust jacket is protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. This is the second in the series of adventures for the intrepid Thursday Next. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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44 Fforde, Jasper Something Rotten
N. Y. Viking Press 2004 0 670 03359 6 / 9780670033591 First Edition In U. S. As New As New Hardcover 
Fine, new, clean, crisp and unread first printing in sharp aquamarine boards, black spine with turquoise metallic titles, in a fine pictorial dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. Something Rotten is the fourth in the series of bookish adventures for the intrepid Thursday Next. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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45 Fforde, Jasper The Eyre Affair
N.Y. Viking Penquin 2002 0-670-03064-3 / 9780670030644 First Edition In U. S. As New/Fine As New/Fine Hardcover SIGNED
New, clean, crisp and unread stated first printing with the full number line including the 1, in fresh, sharp white boards, black spine with green metallic titles. SIGNED on the title page with the author's name only: JASPER in block letters, the pristine pictorial dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. Fforde takes the concept of a literary device and gives it a hard twist. He has created an alternate universe that Douglas Adams would have jumped into with both feet and a gleeful wink. This is the first of at least two novels where villains are out to tamper with beloved characters from some of our favorite literature. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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46 Fforde, Jasper The Eyre Affair
N.Y. Viking Penquin 2002 0-670-03064-3 / 9780670030644 First Edition In U. S. As New As New Hardcover 
New, crisp and unread first printing in fresh white boards, black spine with green metallic titles, pictorial dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. Fforde takes the concept of a literary device and gives it a hard twist. He has created an alternate universe that Douglas Adams would have jumped into with both feet and a gleeful wink. This is the first of at least two novels where villains are out to tamper with beloved characters from some of our favourite literature. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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47 Fforde, Jasper The Well of Lost Plots
N. Y. Viking 2004 0 670 03289 1 / 9780670032891 First Edition In U. S. As New As New Hardcover 
Very fine, clean, crisp, new and unread first printing with the full number line beginning with 1, in sharp gray boards, black spine with red metallic stamping, in a fine pictorial dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. " The Well of Lost Plots" is the third book of Fforde's Thursday Next mysteries following "The Eyre Affair" and "Lost in a Good Book." Once again the intrepid detective finds herself tangling in the most fantastical ways with the literal conceits of prose, plot devices and the western literary canon. A brilliant and fascinating endeavor. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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48 Fforde, Jasper Thursday Next / First Among Sequels
N. Y. Viking 2007 9870670038718 First Edition Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover 
About fine, new, clean and unread first printing with the full number line including the 1, bound in fresh, sharp pale gray boards, the black spine stamped in silver titles, the pictorial dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. First Among Sequels is the most recent of the quirky, charming and very funny Thursday Next literary detective series. If you have not yet encountered BookWorld, SpecOps and the time-traveling ChronoGuard it is highly recommended that you do so now. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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49 Flynn, Gillian Gone Girl/SIGNED in Silver
N. Y. Crown Publishers 2012 030758836X / 9780307588364 First Edition As New/Fine As New/Fine Hardcover SIGNED
Fine, clean, crisp, new and unread stated First Edition with the full number line including the 1, SIGNED boldly by the author with her name only to the black half-title page in SILVER INK. Bound in fresh, sharp black boards, spine stamped in white titles, the fine dust jacket with a gold autographed copy medallion to the front panel is protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. Gone Girl is a truly extraordinary psychological thriller with enough lies and deceit for three books. Mesmerizing, you will not be able to put it down. 
Price: 399.00 USD
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50 Forbes, Leslie Bombay Ice
N. Y. Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1998 0 374 11530 3 / 9780374115302 First Edition In U. S. Fine Near Fine Hardcover 
Fine first printing of this celebrated first novel of riveting suspense, erudition and intelligence.This story is very much more than a mystery in Bollywood; it is, to use one of the author's phrases; slipperier than a jellied eel.The book itself is fine and clean with attractive gray boards, black cloth spine, silver decorations and titles. The dust jacket's photographic cover is bordered in a silver patterned holographic foil which shows wear at the top tips and head of spine, now protected in a new, clear mylar cover. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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51 Franklin, Tom Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
N. Y. William Morrow 2010 0060594667 / 9780060594664 First Edition As New/Fine As New/Fine Hardcover SIGNED
Fine, new, clean, crisp and unread stated first printing with the full number line including the 1, SIGNED neatly to the title page by the author with his name only. Bound in sharp dark blue boards, spine stamped in metallic blue letters, the fine dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. Crooked Letter is a deeply atmospheric novel set in rural Mississippi; taut and suspenseful it leaves you guessing until the end. Nominated for the Edgar and winner of the Los Angeles Times best mystery award. Not just a gripping thriller but a profound and complex story. 
Price: 64.00 USD
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52 Franklin, Tom Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
N. Y. William Morrow 2010 0060594667 / 9780060594664 First Edition Hardcover 
About fine, clean stated first printing with the full number line including the 1, Bound in sharp dark blue boards, spine stamped in metallic blue letters, fine pictorial dust jacket Crooked Letter is a deeply atmospheric novel set in rural Mississippi; taut and suspenseful it leaves you guessing until the end. Nominated for the Edgar and winner of the Los Angeles Times best mystery award. Not just a gripping thriller but a profound and complex story. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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53 French, Nicci Killing Me Softly : A Novel of Obsession
N. Y. Mysterious Press 1999 0 89296 697 1 / 9780892966974 First Edition Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover 
Fine first printing; except for remainder mark at bottom text-edge of book and light creasing at top of dust jacket spine, now protected in a clear mylar cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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54 Furst, Alan Dark Voyage
N. Y. Random House Inc 2004 1 4000 6018 4 / 9781400060184 First Edition As New As New Hardcover SIGNED
Very fine, new, clean, crisp and unread first printing in fresh black boards with gold and black titles, SIGNED neatly with his name only on the title page, pristine dust jacket protected since purchase in a new, clear Brodart cover. Furst has achieved a deserved reputation as the preemminent writer of powerful, tightly suspenseful spy novels; of war, espionage and courage. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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55 Furst, Alan Dark Voyage
N. Y. Random House Inc 2004 1 4000 6018 4 / 9781400060184 First Edition As New As New Hardcover SIGNED
Very fine, new, clean, crisp and unread first printing in fresh black boards with gold and black titles, SIGNED neatly with his name only on the title page, pristine dust jacket protected since purchase in a new, clear Brodart cover. Furst has achieved a deserved reputation as the preemminent writer of powerful, tightly suspenseful spy novels; of war, espionage and courage. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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56 Furst, Alan The Polish Officer : A Novel
N. Y. Random House 1995 0 679 41312 x / 9780679413127 First Edition Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
Stated first printing with full Random House number line, fresh black boards, black cloth spine with bright silver titles, clean interior but owner name to top corner of front free endpaper, price intact on glossy silver, gray, black and red dust jacket with white titles; some light rubbing with only small creases at spine-ends and one small corner-crease to each flap, now protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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57 Furst, Alan The Polish Officer : A Novel
N. Y. Random House 1995 0 679 41312 x / 9780679413127 First Edition Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
Stated first printing with full Random House number line, black boards, black cloth spine with silver title with a very slight slant, price intact on glossy silver, gray, black and red dust jacket with white titles; some light rubbing with small creases at spine-head and a few superficial indentations to front panel which is now protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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58 Garcia, Eric Anonymous Rex : A Detective Story
N. Y. Villard 1999 0 375 50326 9 / 9780375503269 First Edition Fine Near Fine Hardcover 
Debut novel with glowing jacket blurbs from the likes of T.C. Boyle, Dave Barry and Brad Meltzer. Dinosaurs still walk the earth disguised as humans and the dinosaur-detective protagonist has modeled himself on Humphrey Bogart. First printing with a tiny nick at bottom dust jacket tip,else fine, now protected in a clear mylar cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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59 Garcia, Eric Casual Rex
N. Y. Random House 2001 0 679 46307 0 / 9780679463078 First Edition Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover SIGNED
This is the second of the "Rex" noir novels, following the acclaimed "Anonymous Rex". Garcia has created a unique protagonist in his velociraptor-disguised- as- human detective.This first printing appears to have probably been read one time, is now protected in a clear mylar cover, has an autograph copy medallion to front panel of dust jacket and is SIGNED boldly on the title page. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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60 Gear, Kathleen O'Neal; Gear, W. Michael The Visitant
N.Y. Tom Doherty Associates 1999 0 312 86531 7 / 9780312865313 First Edition Fine Near Fine Hardcover SIGNED
Fine first printing in a glossy black and copper foil dust jacket. The Visitant is a writing collaboration by a husband and wife anthropological team focusing here on the Anasazi. This is the first book of what will be an Anasazi Mystery series.SIGNED by both author's on the half-title page. Autograph sticker on front panel. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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