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1 Pulp-Itations. 100 Illustrations from Spicy Detective Stories
Framingham Winds of the World Press 1986 First Edition; First Printing Softcover 
Wraps, a fine copy of this small work, showing 100 illustrations, one per page, taken from the pulp magazine of the 1930s, Spicy Detective Stories. Most illustrations include their original captions. Captivating. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 100 pp 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Avallone, Michael The Man from Avon
New York Avon Books 1967 First Edition; First Printing Softcover 
Wraps a near fine to fine Bibliomystery by the prolific author of The Man from U. N. C. L. E.series and the Nick Carter series. The man from Avon is a dual personality hero combining the best traits of a publisher's rep and pulp hero. The cover shows the hero descending with parachute holding a blonde using one arm while holding his Avon Books brief case in his other. Unread.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 127 pp 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Burke, James Lee Sunset Limited promotional packaged plastic tackle/tool box loaded with Souhern cooking materials.
New York Doubleday 1998 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover 
Fine copy in fine dust jackets; signed by the author. Packed so it would be sticking out of the tackle box, as are these other offerings: A bag of Louisiana Seasoned Fish Fry; a box of Konriko Jambalaya Mix with Rice; a Robicheaux's Boat & Bait bobber; CD of Cajun Greats: Doug Kershaw, Louisiana Man and other artists; a can of Konriko Creole Seasoning; paper container with Gummi Bears handing out (thus vg) ; a bottle of Bulliard's Louisiana Hot Sauce; and several sheets of the "Local News. Fine condition, still in shrink-wrap. Not for consumption--perishables are 18 years old. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 309 pp 
Price: 150.00 USD
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4 Cross, Amanda (Carol G. Heilbrun) Death in a Tenured Position
New York Dutton 1981 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover 
Amanda Cross has printed her name on the title page and then signed her real name under that. Fine in fine dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 156 pp 
Price: 60.00 USD
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5 Evans, John Halo in Brass
New York Pocket Books #709 1950 First Paperback Edition; First Printing Softcover 
Wraps, near fine with several tiny rubs to finish at ends of front spine folds, Smalll inked price on verso of last leaf. Nice copy of the first paperback edition. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 210 pp 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Le Carre, John The Little Drummer Girl
New York Knopf 1983 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover 
One of an unspecified number of copies signed by the author on a tipped in leaf, done for Kroch's and Brentano's First Edition Circle. Fine in fine dust jacket ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 429 pp 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7 McCloy, Helen Two-Thirds of a Ghost
New York Random House 1956 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover 
Fine in near fine dust jacket with a short clean tear at head of front spine fold. Signed and inscribed by McCloy to "Mrs. Benton, from one good Democrat to another," and dated in the year of publication. Mrs. Benton was the wife of William Benton (1900-1973) , the US Senator from Connecticut (1949-1953) and the publisher of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1943-1973). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 235 pp 
Price: 95.00 USD
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8 Oppenheim, E. Phillips The Evil Shepherd
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1922 First Canadian Edition; First Printing Hardcover 
Fine copy in good to very good- dust jacket with short tears and tiny chips and with a longish tear at lower spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 303 pp 
Price: 45.00 USD
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