First Printing, SIGNED BY JOHN DUNNING on the a publisher's tipped-in page, A Cliff Janeway mystery. Bookseller Inventory # M1176
Synopsis: From New York Times bestselling author John Dunning comes a riveting Cliff Janeway Bookman novel, combining captivating book lore with page-turning suspense.
Occasionally, Denver bookman Cliff Janeway has one of those perfect days—he sells a couple of good books and he buys something even better—perhaps a tough-to-find Steinbeck in mint condition. Even the jacket is fine.
Working from his store on seedy Colfax Avenue, Janeway doesn't have enough of those days, but he's not complaining. Things are looking up because of his new partner and friend, lawyer Erin d'Angelo.
So when Erin asks Janeway for a favor, it's hard to say no. She wants him to go over the mountain to the small town of Paradise where a former good friend, Laura Marshall, is in jail, accused of killing her husband.
What happened at the Marshalls' remote mountain home? Did Laura kill Bobby, or is she trying to protect her oldest son? And where were the three children when the shooting occurred? What did they see?
Rich with the intricacies of book collecting that only an expert like John Dunning can offer, The Sign of the Book is a beautifully crafted, enthralling novel of suspense from the consummate bookman himself.
About the Author: John Dunning has revealed some of book collecting’s most shocking secrets in his bestselling series of crime novels featuring Cliff Janeway: Booked to Die, which won the prestigious Nero Wolfe award; The Bookman’s Wake, a New York Times Notable Book; and the New York Times bestsellers The Bookman’s Promise, The Sign of the Book, and The Bookwoman’s Last Fling. He is also the author of the Edgar Award-nominated Deadline, The Holland Suggestions, and Two O’Clock, Eastern Wartime. An expert on rare and collectible books, he owned the Old Algonquin Bookstore in Denver for many years. He lives in Denver, Colorado. Visit OldAlgonquin.com.
Title: THE SIGN OF THE BOOK
Publisher: NY, Scribner,
Publication Date: 2005
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description Scribner, NY, 2005. Cloth Spine/Paper Boards. Book Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good (in mylar). First Edition. First Edition. Author's ink signature on title page; Textblock shaken at the title page, else is clean and tight. Red cloth spine, pale yellow paper boards, light folding to head and foot of spine. Unclipped, very sunned dust jacket; 353p. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # SB10911
Book Description Scribner Armstrong, Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A., 2005. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. SIGNED and inscribed by the author on title page FIRST printing a couple page corners turned a little soil along lower edge of cover else clean and tight jackets has a mostly closed small tear. S. Bookseller Inventory # 14y49
Book Description Scribner, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Signed. First Edition. First printing w full number line to 1. Fine copy in fine dust jacket protected by mylar cover. Flat signed by author on title page. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000135376
Book Description Scribner, Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A., 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Scribner. VeryGgood in a Very Good dust jacket. 2005. First Edition; First Printing. Hard Cover. 0743255054 . SIGNED and dated in the year of publication by John Dunning. Tight, clean and crisp. Remainder mark on bottom edge. Dustjacket also has mark through the UPC code and some general wear. Not price clipped. Not ex-library. An excellent copy protected in a new Mylar cover. Collectible. ; 8vo ; 353 pages; Signed by Author . Scribner 0743255054 US A bibliomystery. "Denver bookman and ex-cop Cliff Janeway is enjoying the good life, buying and selling the books he adores as he ekes out a living in his store on seedy Eas t Colfax. And it doesn't hurt that superstar lawyer Erin D'Angelo has joined him as a partner in both business and love. Erin is a special lady, so it's hard for Janeway to refuse her when she asks a favor. Will he travel to the little mountain town of Paradise, Colorado, to check on one of Erin's girlhood friends who's in deep trouble? Laura Marshall sits in the county jail, accused of murdering her husband Bobby. The situation is delicate because Bobby and Erin were a couple before he married Laura. In fact, it was Laura's affair with Bobby that ended Erin's relationship with each of them, and the women have been estranged ever since. Now Laura has called on Erin for help, but Erin's not sure she even wants to see her one time best friend, let alone get involved in the case. Could Janeway visit Laura on Erin's behalf and try to find out what happened the night Bobby died? The clincher for Janeway: Bobby Marshall was a book collector, and Janeway can't resist a house full of books any more than he can resist Erin's uncharacteristic request.". Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000961
Book Description Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Scribner, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Book number four in the Cliff Janeway series by the always worth reading John dunning. Book is in VG condition and has been signed by the author. Spine is straight. No bumps to corners. Very minor roll at base of spine. Tiny crimps to the bottom of pages 91-114. No markings to text block. First Edition, First Printing. Full number line is present. Scribner. 2005. DJ is in VG condition. Mylar-protected and $25.00 issue price is present. No chips or tears. Very small wrinkle at base of spine. Book has been flat-signed to the title page by the author. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-13544641978
Book Description Scribner, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First edition, first printing with full number line. Flat signed by the author on the blank page following the end paper. Gold "Autographed Copy" sticker on the front panel of the jacket. Dust jacket is very lightly rubbed at the corners, otherwise in excellent condition. Binding is tight and sound. Small, very faint smudge on the front free endpaper. Interior is otherwise clean and unmarked throughout (no writing or highlighting). Overall a very attractive copy, we are grading the book Very Good in a matching jacket. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000438
Book Description Scribner 2005, 2005. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Fine in Fine dj, US First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Signed on the title page. SIGNED Protected in clear Mylar cover. Bubble wrapped and shipped in a box. We do not stock or sell ex-library or Book Club editions. Bookseller Inventory # 74544
Book Description Scribner, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. MYSTERY-This regular size hard cover is SIGNED by the AUTHOR and is FINE in a near fine DJ that has a bit of wear to the spine end. brown w/white lettering 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0.0. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # April18-12ahb21
Book Description Scribner, New York, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near fine. First edition. Cliff Janeway bibliomystery. Signed and dated 2-24-05 by author on title page. A light ruffle on the dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 16004
Book Description Scribner, New York, 2005. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First edition. Fine in about fine dustwrapper with a touch of bumping at the spine ends and "autograph copy" sticker on the front wrap. Signed by the author. The fourth book in the Cliff Janeway bibliomystery series. Bookseller Inventory # 394376