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ESCAPE TO LOVE

By: Aarons, Edward S.

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Fawcett Publications, Inc: 1952

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000009605

Condition: Very Good+


A highly collectible first edition of this 1952 Fawcett Gold Medal edition. View more info

DOES MY HEAD LOOK BIG IN THIS

By: Abdel-Fattah, Randa

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Marion Lloyd Books: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000019373

ISBN: 0439950589

Condition: Very Good+


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Don't panic - I'm Islamic| Amal is a 16-year-old Melbourne teen with all the usual obsessions about boys, chocolate and Cosmo magazine. She's also a Muslim, struggling to honour the Islamic faith in a society that doesn' understand it. The story of her decision to "shawl up" and itsttendent anxieties (like how much eyeliner to wear) is funny, surprising and touching by turns. View more info

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THE KILLING OF THE SAINTS

By: ABELLA, ALEX

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Serpent's Tail: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000018997

ISBN: 1852422750

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout. View more info

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THE FAN

By: Abrahams, Peter

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Time Warner Paperbacks: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000011915

ISBN: 0751516759

Condition: Very Good


This dark suspense novel shows the pathological side of fandom. Gil is a ra bid fan of baseball's Chicago White Sox who hopes that the team's newly acq uired free agent, Bobby Rayburn, will deliver the pennant. Meanwhile, Gil's own life is falling apart. Having lost everything-job, wife, and son-he re tains his memories of his own baseball greatness and his obsession with Ray burn as he drifts into robbery and murder. When Gil meets Rayburn and Raybu rn shows up Gil's pr... View more info

THE LAMBS OF LONDON

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: London: Chatto & Windus, 200: 2004

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: RWARE0000020482

ISBN: 0701177446

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A crisp clean signed first edition no markings throughout, not an ex-lib: A tour de force in the tradition of Peter Ackroyd's Hawksmoor and Chatterton, a gripping novel of betrayal and deceit set in the teeming streets of nineteenth-century London. View more info

LOVE AND DEATH ON LONG ISLAND

By: Adair, Gilbert

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000005738

ISBN: 0749336366

Condition: Very Good


A wealthy and renowned author in his middle fifties becomes obsessed with a young American star. One afternoon, a series of seemingly unrelated and in significant irritants contrives to destroy his cool, Olympian existence and he is forced to confront a long dormant truth about his nature. View more info

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DUTY AND DESIRE

By: Aidan, Pamela

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Wytherngate Press: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000014469

ISBN: 0972852913

Condition: Near Fine


The second installment in Aidan's Fitzwilliam Darcy trilogy has the Pride a nd Prejudice hero wrestling with his infatuation with Elizabeth Bennet. Whi le Aidan's Darcy exhibits the class snobbery and noblesse oblige readers ex pect of him, he also has a purpose: Darcy decides he must find another woma n "of his own station as beautiful and blessed with wit as Elizabeth Bennet , whose charms would banish her from his mind and displace her in his heart ." While se... View more info

RED POPPIES

By: Alai

Price: ¥3,200.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 2002

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007983

ISBN: 0618119647

Condition: Fine/Fine


A tight clean first edition/printing, protected in a new brodart wrapper, n ot price clipped/ex library or a book of the month edition. The sweeping epic novel Red Poppies, by Tibetan author Alai, is set in eastern Tibet in the middle of the last century. It chronicles the waning days of the once-powerful Tibetan chieftains and the rise of the Communist Chinese state. The tale is narrated by the son of one of the most powerful chieftains, a son considered an idiot by hi... View more info

PERSON OR PERSONS UNKNOWN (SIR JOHN FIELDING MYSTERIES)

By: Alexander, Bruce

Price: ¥1,700.00

Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group: 1997

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007465

ISBN: 0399143092

Condition: F/F


A highly collectible first edition, tight clean copy, protected in a new br odart wrapper, no inscriptions, unclipped dustjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. Eighteenth-century London comes alive in Alexander's (Watery Grave, fourth Sir John Fielding mystery. Here, Sir John, the blind magistrate of the Bow Street Court, and his ward and helper Jeremy Proctor investigate the murders of prostitutes in Covent Garden. After several deaths occur, it becomes ... View more info

JACK KNAVE AND FOOL (SIR JOHN FIELDING MYSTERIES)

By: Alexander, Bruce

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Putnam Pub Group: 1998

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007484

ISBN: 0399144196

Condition: Near Fine/Fine


A highly collectible first edition, tight clean copy, protected in a new br odart wrapper, no inscriptions, unclipped dustjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. Sir John Fielding returns in Alexander's entertaining fifth fictionalized case (after Person or Persons Unknown, 1997) for the real-life 18th-century English magistrate known as "Blind Beak." A master of character and plot, Alexander also captures the sounds, smells and social undercurrents... View more info

BRICK LANE: A NOVEL

By: Ali, Monica

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2003

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007588

ISBN: 0743243307

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A highly collectible first edition, tight clean copy, protected in a new br odart wrapper, no inscriptions, unclipped dustjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. Wildly embraced by critics, readers, and contest judges (who put it on the short-list for the 2003 Man Booker Prize), Brick Lane is indeed a rare find: a book that livest?p to its hype. Monica Ali's debut novel chronicles the life of Nazneen, a Bangladeshi girl so sickly at birth that the midwife?t ... View more info

ALENTEJO BLUE

By: Ali, Monica

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000026667

ISBN: 0743293037

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A tight clean hardcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-lib edition: Following her National Book Critics Circle and Los Angeles Times Book Award -nominated, bestselling debut, Brick Lane, Monica Ali's splendid Alentejo B lue "rewards readers with characters who etch themselves into one's memory" (People). Set in a small Portuguese village, Alentejo Blue is a story of displacement and modernization told through the lives of the locals and of people who a re ju... View more info

OTHER KINDS OF TREASON

By: Allbeury, Ted

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General D.: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000002581

ISBN: 0340592443

Condition: Very Good


A collection of short stories, four of which are original while the other 1 2 have been previously published in magazines and anthologies. The book inc ludes stories of love, war and betrayal. The author also wrote "A Wildernes s of Mirrors", "A Time Without Shadows" and "The Judas Factor" View more info

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ROYAL CAT (BIG MIKE MYSTERIES

By: Allen, Garrison

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corpor: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000002586

ISBN: 1575660458

Condition: Very Good


Abyssinian alley cat Mycroft-aka Big Mike-returns for his second adventure (after Desert Cat) among the wacky denizens of Empty Creek, Ariz. The towns people have turned out for the Empty Creek Authentic Elizabethan Spring Fai re, but mischief turns foul when the queen is murdered. Mystery-bookstore o wner Penelope Warren, the hastily chosen new queen, snoops around when she isn't sending shrews and bawds to the pillory or kissing Sir Walter Raleigh , while her feline co... View more info

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THE FOREST AND THE FORT: THE CITY IN THE DAWN

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: ¥325.00

Publisher: Warner Books Inc: 1978

Seller ID: RWARE0000002575

ISBN: 0446814377

Condition: Very Good


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MEG: A NOVEL OF DEEP TERROR

By: Alten, Steven

Price: ¥425.00

Publisher: Bantam Books, Incorporated: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000003572

ISBN: 0553840169

Condition: Very Good


In a top-secret dive into the Pacific Ocean's deepest canyon, Jonas Taylor found himself face-to-face with the largest and most ferocious predator in the history of the animal kingdom. The sole survivor of the mission, Taylor is haunted by what he's sure he saw but still can't prove exists -- Carcha rodon megalodon, the massive mother of the great white shark. The average p rehistoric Meg weighs in at twenty tons and could tear apart a Tyrannosauru s rex in seconds. Writ... View more info

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KINFLICKS: 20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

By: Alther, Lisa

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Plume: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000018077

ISBN: 0452276772

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: An extraordinary first novel.... Funny with the touchmark of acute, aching, poignant reality...the most marvelously described teens, adolescent mores and attitudes, sex and sensibilities since Salinger took us on Holden Caulfield's journey...Ginny is the classic outsider and her fine sense of the comic permits the novel to approach a kind of high seriousness...In the august company of The Catcher in the Rye, Portrait... View more info

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THE BIOGRAPHER'S MOUSTACHE

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Flamingo: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000026647

ISBN: 0006548717

Condition: Very Good


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THE ANATOMIST

By: Andahazi, Federico

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1998

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007998

ISBN: 0385410115

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A tight clean first edition/printing, protected in a new brodart wrapper, n ot price clipped/ex library or a book of the month edition. "O my America, my new-found-land!" Mateo Renaldo Colombo (or Columbus, to g ive him his English name) might have written in his De re anatomica. It is no accident that Federico Andahazi draws a parallel between his Renai ssance hero, the anatomist Mateo Colombo, and the explorer Christopher Colu mbus. It is the conceit of his f... View more info

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ON THIN ICE

By: Andersen, Susan

Price: ¥425.00

Publisher: Zebra: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000011987

ISBN: 082176845X

Condition: Very Good+


Fear... For Sasha Miller, the world of professional ice skating brought glory, fame , and a refuge from the wounds of her tragic past. But it also brought sham e when she lost her childhood friend and partner, Lon, to a mysterious drug scandal that left innocent people dead. Sasha went on to Olympic fame, her graceful skating and dazzling smile hiding a heavy heart. But that was yea rs ago -- and now Lon is back, promising her he's changed for good. So why is there a... View more info