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Devil in a Blue Dress, White Butterfly, and A Red Death.  The First Three Volumes in the Easy...

Devil in a Blue Dress, White Butterfly, and A Red Death. The First Three Volumes in the Easy Rawlins Series.

by [Mystery] Mosley, Walter.

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New York:: Norton,, 1990-92.. First Printings of the First US Edition. All three volumes are Fine tight copies (A Red Death has a remainder stripe) in Fine unclipped dust jackets. Each volume is Signed by Mosley. Walter Mosley broke new ground as a mystery writer by incorporating issues of race into novels that stand on their own as gripping detective fiction. Critics have praised Mosley's writing for its realistic portrayal of street life in African-American neighborhoods of post-World War II Los Angeles. Mosley's success has been due to the powerful recurring character of Ezekiel ("Easy") Rawlins, one of the most innovative private investigators to appear in fiction. Unlike many detectives who populate the pages of hard-boiled prose, Rawlins is a multidimensional character who stumbled into his sleuthing career as a means to pay mounting debts. Mosley has used Rawlins to expose the problems of getting by in a world where only a thin line lies between crime and business as usual.
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Devil in a Blue Dress, White Butterfly, and A Red Death.  The First Three Volumes in the Easy...

Devil in a Blue Dress, White Butterfly, and A Red Death. The First Three Volumes in the Easy Rawlins Series.

by [Mystery] Mosley, Walter.

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New York:: Norton,, 1990-92.. First Printings of the First US Edition. All three volumes are Fine tight copies in Fine unclipped dust jackets. Each volume is Signed by Mosley. Walter Mosley broke new ground as a mystery writer by incorporating issues of race into novels that stand on their own as gripping detective fiction. Critics have praised Mosley's writing for its realistic portrayal of street life in African-American neighborhoods of post-World War II Los Angeles. Mosley's success has been due to the powerful recurring character of Ezekiel ("Easy") Rawlins, one of the most innovative private investigators to appear in fiction. Unlike many detectives who populate the pages of hard-boiled prose, Rawlins is a multidimensional character who stumbled into his sleuthing career as a means to pay mounting debts. Mosley has used Rawlins to expose the problems of getting by in a world where only a thin line lies between crime and business as usual.
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Devil in a Blue Dress
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Devil in a Blue Dress

by Walter Mosley

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W. W. Norton. DJ in archival cover. Stated first edition with a full number line starting with 1. Boldly signed by the author on the title page. . Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. 1990.
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Devil In A Blue Dress

by MOSLEY, Walter

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New York: Norton, 1990. First. hardcover. fine/fine. 8vo, cloth backed boards, d.w. New York: Norton, (1990). First Edition. Fine.<br/> <br/> Presentation copy of his first book with a long intimate inscription, signed "Walter".<br/> <br/>
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Devil In A Blue Dress

Devil In A Blue Dress

by Mosley, Walter

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W.W. Norton & Co./New York, 1990. Hardcover with dust jacket. Very Good. Prompt shipment, with tracking. we ship in CLEAN SECURE NEW boxes Very Good or better copy with clean pages. First Edition. Signed copy. Hardcover with dust jacket. Email or call for further information.
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DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS.

by Mosley, Walter.

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NY: NORTON. 1990. Fine. 1990. First Edition. Softcover. ADVANCE READING COPY. SIGNED by Walter Mosley. Fine in pictorial printed wrappers. Author's FIRST book. Basis for a film.; Signed by Author(s) .
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Devil in a Blue Dress.

Devil in a Blue Dress.

by Mosley, Walter.

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New York:: Norton,, 1990.. First Printing of the First US Edition. A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright unclipped dust jacket. This copy of the first Easy Rawlins mystery is signed by Mosley. Set in the late 1940s, in the African-American community of Watts, Los Angeles, Devil in a Blue Dress follows Easy Rawlins, a black war veteran just fired from his job at a defense plant. Easy is drinking in a friend's bar, wondering how he'll meet his mortgage, when a white man in a linen suit walks in, offering good money if Easy will simply locate Miss Daphne Monet, a blonde beauty known to frequent black jazz clubs.
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DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS.
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DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS.

by Mosley, Walter.

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NY: NORTON. 1990. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1990. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0393028542 . REVIEW COPY. (Publisher's printed publicity release laid-in) SIGNED by Walter Mosley on the title page. About fine in a fine DJ. (Couple tiny spots of foxing at top edge & single spot on front end paper. ) Author's FIRST Easy Rawlins mystery. Basis for a film. .
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Devil in a Blue Dress  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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Devil in a Blue Dress - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Mosley, Walter

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New York and London: W. W. Norton & Company. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1990. First Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. 0393028542 . An attractive first edition/first printing in about Fine condition with bumped lower corner and traces of foxing to top edge in alike dust-jacket. With two publisher's press releases laid in. SIGNED by author Walter Mosley directly on the title page; Walter Mosley's debut Easy Rawlins mystery. "The time is 1948; the town is Los Angeles; the hero is Easy Rawlins, a tough black war veteran just out of a job at a defense plant. The mortgage payment's coming due, so Easy takes on some detective work from a silkily menacing white gangster, Dewitt Albright. The assignment: find the whereabouts of blonde femme fatale Daphne Monet, a singer known to frequent black jazz joints not usually hospitable to white patrons." (from the dust-jacket) Basis for the 1995 film starring Denzel Washington; 8vo; [9], 10-219, [5] pages; Signed by Author .
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DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS.
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DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS.

by Mosley, Walter.

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NY: NORTON.. Fine. 1990. First Edition. 0393028542 . SIGNED by Walter Mosley on the title page. Fine in a fine dj. FIRST Easy Rawlins novel. Made into a film. (G) .
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Devil in a Blue Dress (Signed First Edition)

Devil in a Blue Dress (Signed First Edition)

by MOSLEY, Walter

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New York: Norton, 1990. First edition. Hardcover His first book, which introduces the reluctant private eye Easy Rawlins. Made into a movie with Denzel Washington. A fine copy in a fine first issue dust jacket. Signed by Mosley on the title page.
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DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS
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DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS

by Mosley, Walter

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New York London: W. W. Norton & Company, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. Very Fine/Very Fine. SIGNED boldly by the Author at the top of the title page, tall 8vo, yellow quarter cloth with bold silver & blue lettering on spine over gold boards impressed with a blindstamped stylized geometrical figure [an image repeated on t.p.], archival mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped; price "$19.95 USA") with jazzy ~ Harlem-Cubistic painting of a blond with attitude in a sexy blue dress, 219 pages. Walter Ellis Mosley (born 1952) is an American novelist, most widely valued for his crime fiction. He has written a series of best-selling historical mysteries featuring Easy Rawlins, a black WW-II vet-turned-hard boiled P-I working LA in the late '40s. <br/> <br/> Devil in a Blue Dress is the Author's First Novel and First Easy Rawlins Novel. It won the Edgar Award for Best First Novel in 1991; also the Shamus and CWA Dagger Award; nominated… Read More
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Devil in a Blue Dress - Signed, First Edition
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Devil in a Blue Dress - Signed, First Edition

by Mosley, Walter

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1990. Very Good Hardcover with Very Good dustjacket, First Edition of Mosley's first book, signed and dated by author on title page. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Devil in a Blue Dress
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Devil in a Blue Dress

by Mosley, Walter

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Scranton, PA, U.S.A.: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated, 1990 Slightest of wear to book and dust jacket with $18.95 price intact; o/w NF/NF; signed by Mosley on title page. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Devil in a Blue Dress  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Devil in a Blue Dress - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Mosley, Walter

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New York: W. W. Norton & Company. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1990. First Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. 0393028542 . A Fine first printing of the first edition in alike dust-jacket, signed by author Walter Mosley on title page; Walter Mosley's debut Easy Rawlins mystery. "The time is 1948; the town is Los Angeles; the hero is Easy Rawlins, a tough black war veteran just out of a job at a defense plant. The mortgage payment's coming due, so Easy takes on some detective work from a silkily menacing white gangster, Dewitt Albright. The assignment: find the whereabouts of blonde femme fatale Daphne Monet, a singer known to frequent black jazz joints not usually hospitable to white patrons." (from the dust-jacket) Basis for the 1995 film starring Denzel Washington; 8vo; [9], 10-219, [5] pages; Signed by Author .
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Devil in a Blue Dress
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Devil in a Blue Dress

by Mosley, Walter

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W. W. Norton, 1990. In a clear protective Brodart mylar cover. With first state dustjacket with price of $18.95. Author's debut novel featuring Easty Rawlins. Made into a dazzling movie by director Carl Franklin and starring Denzel Washington. In 1948 Los Angeles, Easy, a black war veteran, is hired by a white ganster to find Daphne Monet, a singer who frequents black jazz joints. Bump to bottom spine end.. Boldly SIGNED By Author on Title Page. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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New York and London: W. W. Norton & Company. As New in As New dust jacket. 1990. First Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. 0393028542 . A most attractive first edition/first printing in unread As New condition in alike dust-jacket. SIGNED by author Walter Mosley directly on the title page; Walter Mosley's debut Easy Rawlins mystery. "The time is 1948; the town is Los Angeles; the hero is Easy Rawlins, a tough black war veteran just out of a job at a defense plant. The mortgage payment's coming due, so Easy takes on some detective work from a silkily menacing white gangster, Dewitt Albright. The assignment: find the whereabouts of blonde femme fatale Daphne Monet, a singer known to frequent black jazz joints not usually hospitable to white patrons." (from the dust-jacket) Basis for the 1995 film starring Denzel Washington; 8vo; [9], 10-219, [5] pages; Signed by Author .
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Devil in a Blue Dress

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New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1990. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Faint foxing on page edges, else fine in an about fine dust jacket with the interior a trifle foxed. Briefly Inscribed by the author on the half title page. The author's first published mystery novel and it was the basis for the 1995 film starring Denzel Washington as Easy Rawlins, Jennifer Beals, Tom Sizemore, Maury Chaykin, as well as Don Cheadle, as the unhinged "Mouse
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Devil in a Blue Dress

by MOSLEY, Walter

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New York: W.W. Norton Company, 1990. Softcover. Fine. First edition. Advance Reader's Copy. Wrappers. A tiny indentation on the front wrapper else fine. Signed by the author.
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by MOSLEY, Walter

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New York: Norton, 1990. First. hardcover. fine. Small 8vo, glossy pictorial wrappers. New York: Norton, (1990). Advance Reader's Copy.<br/> <br/> The author's first book. Autographed on the title page.<br/> <br/>
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