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1 Block, Lawrence. A Dance At the Slaughterhouse.
New York. William Morrow. 1991. First Edition. Fine in fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the half title page. "To Susan - Enjoy! Lawrence Block 9-21-91." A Matthew Scudder novel. Edgar Award winner for Best Novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
2 Block, Lawrence. A Ticket To The Boneyard.
New York. William Morrow & Company. 1990. First Edition. Hardcover in brown quarter cloth & paper-wrapped boards. Red endpapers. Fine in fine dust jacket. The 8th Matt Scudder novel by the award winning author. 
Price: 11.50 USD
 
 
3 Block, Lawrence. A Walk Among the Tombstones.
New York. Morrow. 1992. First Edition. Uncorrected Bound Galleys. Perfect bound. Fine in pictorial wrappers. A Matthew Scudder mystery. The noir hero tracks a killer through the back streets of Brooklyn. Now a film starring Liam Neeson as Scudder. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
4 Block, Lawrence. AKA Chip Harrison
Woodstock, VT. Foul Play Press. 1983. First Edition thus. Perfect bound. Near fine in pictorial wrappers. Very light soiling on bottom edge. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Includes Make Out With Murder and The Topless Tulip Caper written by Block under the Chip Harrison pseudonym. Both titles were originally published as paperback originals by Gold Medal. Introduction by the author and afterword by John McAleer. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
5 Block, Lawrence. Burglars Can't Be Choosers
New York. Dutton. 1995. First Dutton printing. Originally published by Random House in 1977. Hardcover in paper-wrapped boards. Fine in fine jacket. The 1st Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
6 Block, Lawrence and Harold King. Code of Arms.
New York. Richard Marek Publishers. 1981. First Edition. Hardcover in navy cloth boards with silver titles Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Former owner's blind stamp on title and half title pages (not affecting text). Remainder mark. Suspenseful thriller set in 1940 England & Germany. Having survived Dunkirk, English spies work behind enemy lines to stop a full fledged invasion of their country. 
Price: 11.00 USD
 
 
7 Block, Lawrence. Hit and Run.
New York. Morrow. 2008. Book club edition. Hardcover in black paper-wrapped boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. As new. The latest (and last?) in the hit man Keller series. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
8 Block, Lawrence. Like a Lamb to Slaughter.
New York. Arbor House. 1984. First Edition. Hardcover in gray quarter cloth & black paper-wra Near fine in very good dust jacket. A nice clean & tight copy with light soil to spine ends. Rubbing to black jacket background and wrinkle to bottom corner of front panel. No tears or chips. Collection of nineteen short stories. Includes stories featuring Matthew Scudder & Martin Ehrengraf plus the first Chip Harrison short story. Introduction by Joe Gores. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
9 Block, Lawrence. Random Walk: A Novel For A New Age.
New York. A Tor Book. A Tom Doherty Associates Book. 1988. First Edition. Hardcover in black cloth boards with gilt titles on spine. Fine in fine dust jacket. As new. Roger Zelazny called this novel a "New Age Pilgrim's Progress." 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
10 Block, Lawrence. Some Days You Get The Bear. Short Stories.
New York. William Morrow & Company. 1993. First Edition. As new in like dust jacket. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
11 Block, Lawrence. Sometimes They Bite.
New York. Arbor House. 1983. First Edition. Hardcover in black quarter cloth & green paper-wr Near fine in very good dust jacket. Slight spine lean. Jacket has two small closed tears at top of front panel & crease to front flap. Short stories including ones featuring series characters Bernie Rhodenbarr, Matthew Scudder, and Martin Ehrengraf. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
12 Block, Lawrence. The Burglar in the Library.
Harpenden, Herts., U.K. No Exit Press. 1997. First U.K. Edition. Hardcover in full green cloth boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. As new. SIGNED by the author on the title page. The true first preceding the American edition. This is the first state first issue (with error on the first page). A Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery revolving around a rare first edition of Raymond Chandler's 'The Big Sleep' inscribed by Chandler to Dashiell Hammett. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
13 Block, Lawrence. The Burglar in the Rye.
New York. Dutton. 1999. First Edition. Hardcover in black quarter cloth & blue paper-wra Fine in near fine dust jacket. Jacket lightly rubbed at extremities. Block's ninth Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery. Bernie tries to stop the sale of a very private & enigmatic writer's letters by his literary agent. He is arrested trying. That and some missing ruby jewelry further complicate Bernie's life. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
14 Block, Lawrence. The Burglar Who Pained Like Mondrian.
New York. Arbor House. 1983. First Edition. Hardcover in beige quarter cloth and patterned re Near fine in good dust jacket. Former owner inexpertly tried to paste the mylar jacket cover to the endpapers leaving glue reside to the front & rear pastedowns and the rear free endpaper. Residue also to the edges of the jacket flaps. Text is very clean and tight in solid binding. Book appears to be unread. The fifth book in the Bernie Rhodenbarr series. "The Heifetz of the picklock." Art, artistry and abstraction. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
15 Block, Lawrence. The Burglar Who Traded Ted Williams
New York. Dutton. 1994. First Edition. Hardcover in black quarter cloth & purple paper-w Fine in fine jacket. Block's sixth Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery. Bernie gets involved with a baseball card robbery. And his landlord has just increased his bookstore rent by ten thousand dollars a month. You know it'll all turn out fine but it sure is fun along the way. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
16 Block, Lawrence. Writing the Novel: From Plot to Print.
Cincinnati. Writer's Digest Books. 1983. 3rd printing. Hardcover in yellow cloth boards. Fine and unread in very good dust jacket. Black jacket is lightly rubbed with two closed tears on front panel. Advice based on the author's 20 years of experience. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 

 


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