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1 Adams, Douglas Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

New York: Simon and Schuster 1987, 1st edition. Adams presents a simple tale: a combination ghost, horror, detective, time travel, romantic comedy, epic. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in black cloth and paper, 247pp, clean and tight with no marks, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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2 Adcock, Thomas Sea of Green

New York: The Mysterious Press 1989, 1st US edition, 1st printing. An old-fashioned cop investigates murders and death threats in Harlem and Hell's Kitchen. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in black cloth and green paper, colored endpapers, 295pp, as new, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Albano, Peter Trial of the Seventh Carrier

New York: Zebra-Kensington Publishing Corporation 1990. Two vessels locked in the arctic ice emerge from the past to save the future. SOFT cover, 12mo, 382pp, no marks, pages browning, Good. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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4 Albert Operation Lila

New York: Arbor House 1983, 2nd printing. A WWII thriller based on the British efforts to thwart Hitler's plan to capture the French fleet at Toulon. Dust jacket, halfbound in black cloth and grey paper, contents as new, near Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Allegretto, Michael Grave Doubt

New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers 1995, 1st printing. Shamus Award-winner Allegretto returns with another in the series of Jake Lomax mysteries, delving into the world of televangelism. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in red cloth and black paper, 211pp, near Fine. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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6 Anderson Hidden Latitudes

New York: Scribner 1996, 1st printing. In a novel of adventure and myth, a yachting couple encounter a mysterious woman, stranded on an uncharted island for 40 years, and begin to suspect her identity. Dust jacket, small 8vo halfbound in gold cloth and yellow paper, 223pp, mark on lower edges o/w as new, near Fine. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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7 Andreae, Christine Grizzly

New York: St. Martin's Press 1994, 1st edition, 1st printing. Andreae presents the second mystery starring Professor Lee Squires. Dust jacket, 8vo in black, 232pp, minor manufacturing defect on right edge of front board (half-inch abrasion) o/w condition is unmarked and crisp, near Fine/Fine. 
Price: 25.50 USD
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8 Asher, Don Eminent Yachtsman and the Whorehouse Piano Player, The

New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan 1973. A nautical book in title only, as Asher seeks the father he never knew through Asher's friend and mentor, writer S. N. Behrman. Dust jacket with small hole and a bit of staining on front cover but no tears, 8vo half-bound in orange cloth and cream paper, colored endpapers, 256pp, spot on lower edges, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Fair. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Atwood, Margaret Robber Bride, The

New York: Doubleday 1993, 1st US trade edition, 1st printing. Attwood presents Zenia, the female nemesis of three women, who returns unexpectedly from the grave. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in light gray cloth and paper, colored endpapers, 466pp, clean and tight, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Bainbridge, Beryl Every Man for Himself

New York: Carroll and Graf Publishers [1996] 1998, 2nd printing thus. Award-winning novel with eerie atmospherics powerfully convincing. SOFT cover, 8vo, 224pp, no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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11 Baker, Nicholson Vox

New York: Random House 1992. Baker creates an erotic classic by presenting a single continuous phone conversation between a man and woman who, having met on an adult party line, reveal all to one another and reinvent sex. Dust jacket, 8vo in black cloth, 165pp, as new, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Bartimeus Navy Eternal, The

London: Hodder and Stoughton, undated. The second of the 'Bartimeus' novels of the Royal Navy in World War I traces the careers of a group of cadets into various branches of naval service. No dust jacket, 12mo in beige cloth with design on front board, pen-and-ink drawings by Douglas Swale, 332pp, corners bumped, clean and tight with no marks, Good/-. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 Bartlett, Michael Sailing Book, The

New York: Arbor House 1982. Bartlett and co-author Joanne A. Fishman present a joyous collection of the best that has been thought and written about yachting by the sailing masters themselves and devoted writers. Dust jacket with one small tear, square 4to in blue cloth, b&w illustrations, 372pp, clean and tight, bookseller's label on front endpaper o/w no marks, Very good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Bassett, James Cmdr. Prince, USN

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1st printing. As 1941 draws to a close, a young naval officer gets his first experience at command, of a decrepit destroyer division. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, 8vo in navy cloth, map endpapers, 415pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good+. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Bear, Greg Anvil of Stars

New York: Time Warner 1992, 1st edition, 1st printing. Bear presents the sequel to 'Forge of God,' and continues the inter-galactic war. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in red and blue, 434pp, tight with no marks, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 25.50 USD
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16 Beattie, Ann Falling in Place

New York: Random House 1980, 1st edition. A Connecticut summer takes a surprising turn. Dust jacket with one tear on top rear, 8vo half-bound in black cloth and brown paper, 342pp, clean and tight with no marks, Fine/Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Beaty, David Four Winds, The

New York: William Morrow and Company 1954. A novel of people who fly small planes around the Caribbean. No dust jacket, 8vo in gray cloth, 320pp, light shelf-wear, tight with no marks, Good+. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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18 Beck, Emily M. Sailor Historian: The Best of Samuel Eliot Morison

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company 1977, 1st printing. Editor Emily Morison Beck presents a selection of the noted historian's best writings, representing the scope and depth and vigor of his work, with introductory notes by the author. Dust jacket, 8vo in navy cloth, reflections on style by David McCord, foreword by Walter Muir Whitehill, 431pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/near Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Beck, Emily M. Sailor Historian: The Best of Samuel Eliot Morison

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company [1977] 1989, 1st printing thus. Editor Emily Morison Beck presents a selection of the noted historian's best writings, representing the scope and depth and vigor of his work, with introductory notes by the author. SOFT cover, 8vo perfect-bound, reflections on style by David McCord, foreword by Walter Muir Whitehill, 431pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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20 Becke Edward Barry

Boston: The St. Botolph Society 1922, new edition. A romance of the South Seas, pearling and mayhem and romance. Dust jacket with several chips and tears but nearly complete, 8vo in blue cloth with titles on front board in gilt, 4 illustrations by H. C. Edwards, 305pp, near Fine. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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