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  • BURKE, James Lee
    BLACK CHERRY BLUES

    Edition: First printing

    Boston: Little, Brown, 1989. Octavo, red and gray boards. Fine. Dust jacket has light rubbing to front panel, else fine. Third crime novel in the excellent Dave Robicheaux series. It won the 1990 Edgar Award for best novel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 38678
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  • York, Thomas
    Desireless: A Novel of New Orleans

    Edition: First printing

    Markham, ON: Viking / Penguin, 1989. Tan and brown boards. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48980
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  • Chopin, Kate
    The Awakening

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996. Large octavo, 140, (2) pp. Cloth and boards with printed clear plastic wrapper. 16 pp of period photos at front. Soft ripples to front free endpaper, else fine, no owner names. Wrapper has light surface rubbing, bit of rubbing to the flap copy, VG. Nice edition of this American literary classic originally published in 1899, set in New Orleans.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 24136
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  • PLEASANTS, W. Shepard
    THE STINGAREE MURDERS

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Mystery League, 1932. Black lettered in light green, green on white decorated endpapers. pp 286, (1, ad), [1]. Light yellowing to page edges, green top page edges lightly sunned, else fine. Nice period jacket (art by Gene) has modest wear to spine ends, small creased tear to front panel, near fine otherwise. "Surrounded by the vast, steaming marshes of Louisiana, whose shore lines were a growth of weeds and coarse grass, a veritable quicksand, the crippled houseboat Terrapin drifted aimlessly over Lost Ship Reef, completely cut off from the mainland by the treacherous blow that Murder had delivered to one of the distinguished guests aboard. The gay trip, designed as a brief vacation for Governor Lacroix of…

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    New York: Mystery League, 1932. Black lettered in light green, green on white decorated endpapers. pp 286, (1, ad), [1]. Light yellowing to page edges, green top page edges lightly sunned, else fine. Nice period jacket (art by Gene) has modest wear to spine ends, small creased tear to front panel, near fine otherwise. "Surrounded by the vast, steaming marshes of Louisiana, whose shore lines were a growth of weeds and coarse grass, a veritable quicksand, the crippled houseboat Terrapin drifted aimlessly over Lost Ship Reef, completely cut off from the mainland by the treacherous blow that Murder had delivered to one of the distinguished guests aboard. The gay trip, designed as a brief vacation for Governor Lacroix of Louisiana by Leonard Reade, well known publisher and sportsman, and including eleven guests, from the very start, had been under the disturbing menace of the threats against Lacroix's life by the vicious 'Stingaree,' whose recent raids had terrified the entire State - and now the dreaded mysterious marauder had struck." - jacket. Somewhat ingenious murders, but a rather racist text. Author's only novel. He may have been from Louisiana as he co-authored a New Orleans company history.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42679
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