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A is for Alibi a Kinsey Millhone Mystery
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A is for Alibi a Kinsey Millhone Mystery

by Sue Grafton

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New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1982. First edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8" by 5.5". None. A fine first edition, first impression, of Sue Grafton's influential debut detective novel ''A' is for Alibi', signed by the author to the title page. The first edition, first impression of this work. In the first state dustwrapper, which has '$12.95' printed to the front flyleaf, as opposed to the '$16.95' price that appears on the later impressions. Signed by the author to the title page. The first printing of this novel was seven-thousand five-hundred copies. Collated, complete. '"A" Is for Alibi' is a crime novel, set in the fictional city Santa Teresa in southern California. The novel follows the thirty-two year old private detective Kinsey Millhone, who is hired to solve the murder of a prominent divorce lawyer Laurence Fife. He had been killed eight years previously and his recently released wife was arrested for the death. The lawyer's death was linked to a similar death… Read More
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A is for Alibi Through Y is for Yesterday (25 Volumes, All Signed First editions)
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A" is for Alibi Through "Y" is for Yesterday (25 Volumes, All Signed First editions)

by GRAFTON, Sue

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New York (1982 - 2017): Holt, Rinehart and Winston / G. P. Putnam. First Edition. Fine/Fine. A fine collection of Ms. Grafton's alphabet books, "A" is for Alibi through "Y" is for Yesterday, All SIGNED or inscribed by the author on the title page. "Y" is for Yesterday is signed by the author on a book plate affixed to the half title. All others are signed or inscribed on the title page. All volumes are fine/fine and have prices on front flap of dust jackets. All volumes are first printings, with full number line on copyright page.
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A" IS FOR ALIBI

by Grafton, Sue

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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982. First edition. Fine in fine jacket.. Signed first printing, a gorgeous copy, introducing Grafton's beloved Kinsey Millhone, a hard-up detective in Southern California. The title for the first book in Grafton's famous Alphabet Series was inspired by reading THE GASHLYCRUMB TINIES, a detail that captures the tone of black levity that has partly made the series so popular. Kinsey Millhone bears many characteristics of a classic noir detective, but with a feminist update: she would become a model for many heroines to come in the following decades, not only in mystery but in urban fantasy and beyond. Really a great copy, desirable signed. 8'' x 5.25''. Original grey paper boards, metallic red-lettered spine. In original unclipped ($12.95) color pictorial dust jacket. [10], 274, [2] pages. Signed by Grafton in black felt pen on title page.
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A is for Alibi
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A" is for Alibi

by Sue Grafton

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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982. 275 pp. Approximately 5 1/2 x 8 1/4". Pictorial dust jacket in near fine condition, with a vibrant cover, a few stains to rear cover, slight creasing, a small enclosed tear near the spine, original price of $12.95 on the flap, and no fading on the spine. Grey paper over boards, red lettering stamped crisply on spine, signed by the author on the title page, full number line, no visible marks, in fine condition. Sue Grafton (1940 - 2017) was an American novelist. This is the first book in her well-known "alphabet series" featuring private investigator Kinsey Millhone. Grafton also wrote screenplays and other 7 other novels before the alphabet series, 5 of which she destroyed unpublished.
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A is for Alibi. A Kinsey Millhone Mystery
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A" is for Alibi. A Kinsey Millhone Mystery

by Grafton, Sue

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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982. First edition, first state. 274, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Publisher's gray boards stamped in red foil, pictorial dust jacket, unclipped and with price of "$12.95" and 0482 at bottom of flap. Very light soiling to jacket. Fine copy in a red quarter morocco clamshell box. First edition, first state. 274, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed. The first title in the acclaimed (and long-running) series of mysteries by Sue Grafton (1940-2017). SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by Grafton on the title page: "For Philip - Yours until Z is for 'Zero' - Sue Grafton 10-7-84.
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by Grafton, Sue

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New York, New York, U.S.A. : Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1982. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Signed by author on title page with her uniqu, beautiful e calligraphihic style.Mystery novel featuring wise-cracking female private investigator, Kinsey Millhone. When Nikki comes out of jail after serving a sentence for murdering her husband, she calls in Kinsey Millhone to track down the real killer. Sue Grafton was one of the most popular female writers, both in the US and in the UK before her untimely death in 2017 at the age of 77> A IS FOR ALIBI is the first boook in the 'alphabet' series to feature her celebrated sleuth, Kinsey Millhone. This is a very scarce, prized title, especially in this condition. Fine, first edition, first printing, in very fine first state dust jacket(#12.95 and 0482 on front flap0 in mylar-protected cover. M103
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A" IS FOR ALIBI

by Grafton, Sue

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Holt Rinehart Winston, 1982. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Signed by author on title page in her unique, beautiful calligraphic hand.. Mystery novel featuring wise-cracking female private investigator, Kinsey Millhone. When Nikki comes out of jail after serving a sentence for murdering her husband, she calls in Kinsey Millhone to track down the real killer. Sue Grafton was one of the most popular female writers, both in the US and in the UK before her untimely death in 2017 at the age of 77> "A" IS FOR ALIBI is the first boook in the 'alphabet' series to feature her celebrated sleuth, Kinsey Millhone. This is a very scarce, prized title, especially in this condition. Fine, first edition, first printing, in very fine first state dust jacket(#12.95 and 0482 on front flap0 in mylar-protected cover. M103
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A Is for Alibi

by Grafton, Sue

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New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1982. Ex-Library. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 1982 Holt, Rinehart Winston TRUE FIRST EDITION, FIRST Printing **SIGNED** directly on the front page. Though ex-library a very sold copy but with the usual wear including a very faded stamp at the top page edges. It is in VG/VG condition. The gray boards are very clean with very minor edge wear. a crease in the spine enad just a bit of a lean. Inside there has been reinforcement fo the endpages and a bit of wrinkling on the ffep. There is a white tape covering what was probably a library stamp not affecting any print. The text is clean and tight. The unclipped DJ shows very minor wear at the edges, corners and spine ends. Still an very rare true first!! **Brenbooks specializes in first edition mysteries, many signed! **BONUS** Receive the 1950 Rinehart First Edition of her father's 4th novel "Beyond a Reasonable Doubt" in Vg/Vg condition. It is beautifully **SIGNED &… Read More
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A is for Alibi

by Grafton, Sue

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New York: Holt Rinehart & Winston, 1982. Flawless copy of her first Kinsey Millhone mystery. Crisp, clean copy. Price clipped jacket, else fine. In mylar. . First American Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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"A" IS FOR ALIBI

"A" IS FOR ALIBI

by Grafton, Sue

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Used - Touch of shelfwear to spine ends, a nearly fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with a touch of shelf wear along top edge and
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [1982]. First edition. Touch of shelfwear to spine ends, a nearly fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with a touch of shelf wear along top edge and a touch of rubbing to spine ends. (14802). Octavo, boards. Signed by Grafton on the title page. The first Kinsey Millhone novel. "Sassy and irreverent, Kinsey is a very appealing character. She has an engaging sense of humor, an eye alertly poised to expose the phony, and a scathing tongue she isn't afraid to use." - St. James Guide to Crime and Mystery Novels pp. 438-39. Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights, The Aficionado's Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction, pg. 312.
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A is for Alibi: A Kinsey Millhone Mystery
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A is for Alibi: A Kinsey Millhone Mystery

by Grafton, Sue

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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982. Hardcover. The first Kinsey Millhone mystery. 1st edition, 1st printing. 274 pp. Fine book in gray paper-covered boards with red lettering on the spine (no markings) / Near Fine dust jacket ($12.95 price not clipped; a couple of short tears and light wear, particularly at the spine and flap-fold extremities; top-to-bottom crease to rear flap; very small stain to bottom edge of rear dj panel). A clean, solid copy.
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A IS FOR ALIBI - WITH SIGNED BOOKPLATE LAID IN

A IS FOR ALIBI - WITH SIGNED BOOKPLATE LAID IN

by Grafton, Sue

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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo; dark gray paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in red foil on spine; 274pp, [1]. Bookplate signed by Grafton loosely laid in. Fine in a Very Good+ dustjacket, unclipped, with a single 1.5" tear to lower front flap fold, with some discreet attendant creasing. First book in the author's best-selling Kinsey Millhone series.
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A" Is for Alibi

by Grafton, Sue

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The very first book in the author's renowned alphabet series & the one that introduced female private investigator Kinsey Millhone to the world. From the estate of a local mystery collector, this is a FIRST EDITION, First Printing hardcover book with original, unclipped DJ, which has been protected in a mylar cover since purchased Brand New. SIGNED by the AUTHOR in black marker (her name only) on title page. Both book & DJ are in Fine condition (our highest grade): just slightly less crisp than Brand New! Completely clean, binding strong & square, creamy white pages. Absolutely NO writing or underlining or highlighting. NOT ex-lib; NOT bce. The DJ is virtually flawless: bright & colorful NO fading or wear. A beauty! Please see our photos--they show the EXACT book you will receive from us, never "stock" images of books we don't actually have on hand!… Read More
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A IS FOR ALIBI

by Grafton, Sue

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Holt Book. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). FIRST. A FINE FIRST IN DJ. SIGNED..
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A is for Alibi; B is for Burglar; C is for Corps; D is for Deadbeat; E is for Evidence Etc. (25 Volume set)

by Grafton, Sue

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New York: Henry Holt Complete set of her famous mystery series. None appear to have been read. They are all unmarked, tight and square. None of the jackets are clipped. A, B and D are Book Clubs but A is signed by author. C and E are second printings but without flaw and from her personal library. F through Y are all first editions, first printings. Sixr of these (I, K, N, P, S and X) are signed by author. Of these, I, R, S and N are from her personal library and obtained from her estate with a bookplate from her library on front pastedown. I can substitute trade editions for A, B and D in the series if interested but price would be increased. . Signed by Author. First American Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine to Fine/Near Fine to Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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A is for Alibi

A is for Alibi

by Sue Grafton

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"A" IS FOR ALIBI

"A" IS FOR ALIBI

by Sue Grafton

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New York: Holt Rinehart Winston. 1982. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Printed stamp on top/bottom text block. .
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A IS FOR ALIBI

by Grafton, Sue

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NY: Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1982. Uncorrected proof for the first edition. Signed by Grafton on the title page. Perfect-bound blue printed wraps. Small date stamped two times on topedge, minimal soiling on topedge and foreedge, shallow crease on front wrap bottom corner (not immediately apparent) and narrow 1.5 inch (purple) stain on spine. Very Good condition.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Galley/Proof.
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'A' is for Alibi     'B' is for Burglar     'C' is for Corpse
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'A' is for Alibi 'B' is for Burglar 'C' is for Corpse

by Sue Grafton

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London: Macmillan, 1982-7. First edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8" by 5". None. Signed first UK editions of the first three of Sue Grafton's popular detective series, the 'Alphabet Murders'. In the original unclipped dustwrappers. In three volumes, being the first three novels in Sue Grafton's 'Alphabet Murders' series. The first edition thus of these works, being the first UK editions. Each volume is signed by the author to the title page. Each in the original unclipped dustwrapper. '"A" Is for Alibi' is a crime novel, set in the fictional city Santa Teresa in southern California. The novel follows the thirty-two year old private detective Kinsey Millhone, who is hired to solve the murder of a prominent divorce lawyer Laurence Fife. He had been killed eight years previously and his recently released wife was arrested for the death. The lawyer's death was linked to a similar death of a woman in Los Angeles. Both had died after taking poisonous oleander capsules, which had been… Read More
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Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1982. Hardcover. 0030590485 . First edition hardcover with full number line. Signed by Sue Grafton to the title page. Slightest bump to spine head, slight rubbing to board edges, hint of soil to block edge else tight and square. The DJ in mylar is slightly toned to rear panel, very faint dampstain to bottom edge of rear panel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .
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