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A is for Alibi

by Grafton, Sue

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1st Edition
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Laguna Hills, California
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Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982 First Edition, First Printing. This copy is SIGNED BY SUE GRAFTON. A stunning dustjacket that is vibrant in colors with no chips or tears. This original first issue dustjacket has the $12.95 present on the front flap and no fading to the spine. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with slight wear to the edges. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a spectacular copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED by the author.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New.
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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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Used - Fine
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First edition
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Hardcover
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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

A is for Alibi

by Grafton, Sue

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  • fine
  • hardcover
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  • First
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Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1982 First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Sue Grafton on a laid in signature. An attractive dustjacket that is vibrant in color with light wear to the spine and edges. This ORIGINAL First State dustjacket has the printed price present on the front flap. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, with light wear to the panels. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a superb copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED by the author. We buy Grafton First Editions.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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A is for Alibi Through Y is for Yesterday (25 Volumes, All Signed First editions)

A" is for Alibi Through "Y" is for Yesterday (25 Volumes, All Signed First editions)

by GRAFTON, Sue

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  • fine
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Used - Fine
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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Sun City West, Arizona
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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 by the author on the title page, without personalization. "A" is for Alibi, however is inscribed on the title page thus: "For Stephanie.... / Yours until / "Z" is for Zero / Sue / 5-3-86" and is actor Stephanie Zimbalist's copy and is housed in a custom clamshell full leather box. "Y" is for Yesterday is signed by the author on a book plate affixed to the half title. All others are signed 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
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A" IS FOR ALIBI

by Grafton, Sue

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  • hardcover
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Used - Fine in fine jacket
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780030590481
ISBN 10
0030590485
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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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 Grafton, Sue

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
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  • First
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780030590481
ISBN 10
0030590485
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Beverly Hills, California
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Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1982. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. A near fine first edition, first printing (one corner slightly bumped) in a fine dust jacket (with the original price of $12.95 present), signed by Grafton on a laid in bookplate. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. Complete row of numbers and First Edition stated on the copyright page.
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A is for Alibi
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A" is for Alibi

by Sue Grafton

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  • fine
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  • First
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Used - Fine
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Hardcover
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Pleasanton, California
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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
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A is for Alibi

by Grafton, Sue

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  • fine
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  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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New York, New York
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982 First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by Grafton to fellow writer and friend Suzanne Clauser: "For Suzanne - Thanks for your good humor and unflagging support. Here's hoping we have a chance to be near neighbors again, only maybe in California. Every good wish! - Love Sue 10.5.82". Dark gray paper-covered boards, titles stamped in red foil on spine; in original pictorial dust jacket. About fine; in a like dust jacket. Overall, a handsome copy warmly inscribed by the author. A is for Alibi is Grafton's best-known work and the first in her best-selling Kinsey Millhone series.. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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A Is for Alibi
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A Is for Alibi

by Grafton, Sue

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  • very good
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Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780030590481
ISBN 10
0030590485
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Rockville, Maryland
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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.
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'A' is for Alibi.

by GRAFTON, Sue.

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Used
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Hardcover
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London, United Kingdom
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston,, 1982. First edition, first printing of the author's first novel in the Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Mystery series. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page to screenwriter Jessica Niblo: "For Jessica - 'same time next series', best wishes. 10/1/14." Grafton and Niblo worked together on the program Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, which ran from September 1982 to March 1983. Octavo. Original grey boards, spine lettered in red. With dust jacket designed by Kathie A. McGinty. Spine gently rolled, an excellent copy in the bright jacket that has some nicks to extremities.
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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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Used - Fine
Edition
First edition
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Hardcover
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BATH, Somerset
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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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A" Is for Alibi
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A" Is for Alibi

by Grafton, Sue

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  • fine
  • hardcover
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Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780030590481
ISBN 10
0030590485
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La Mesa, California
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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! Description & photos copyright Gargoyle… Read more
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A is for Alibi

by Grafton, Sue

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  • fine
  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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SANTA BARBARA, California
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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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  • hardcover
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  • First
Condition
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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First edition
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Hardcover
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Laurel, Maryland
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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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  • hardcover
  • First
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Used
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780030590481
ISBN 10
0030590485
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Stow, Ohio
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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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  • hardcover
  • First
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Used
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Stephenson, Virginia
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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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  • fine
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
FIRST
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PASADENA, California
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Holt A FINE FIRST IN DJ. SIGNED.. Signed. FIRST. Fine/Fine.
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A is for Alibi
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A is for Alibi

by Grafton, Sue

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  • fine
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  • First
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Used - fine
Edition
first
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Beverly Hills, California
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Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982. first. hardcover. fine/fine. Signed first edition, as stated on copyright page and with number line from 1-10. Book and dust jacket in fine condition. Housed in a custom-made slipcase.
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A is for Alibi

A is for Alibi

by Sue Grafton

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  • hardcover
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  • First
Condition
Used
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780030590481
ISBN 10
0030590485
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Book and Dust Jacket in fine condition
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A IS FOR ALIBI
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A IS FOR ALIBI

by Grafton, Sue

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  • very good
  • Paperback
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9780030590481
ISBN 10
0030590485
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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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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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