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901 (Shakespeare, William). Mackail, J.W., Macy, George, and others SHAKESPEARE: A Review and a Preview
New York: The Limited Editions Club, [circa 1939]. No edition noted. Hardcover. A soiled, very good example, with offsetting to the endsheets; no dust jacket. Tall quarto. 
Fascinating precis/preview of the then-new editions of Shakespeare in production for The Limited Editions Club: notes on the background, text, and format, along with sample pages and illustrations (by Rackham and others) to be used in the new releases. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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902 (Shakespeare, William). Pitcher, Seymour M. THE CASE FOR SHAKESPEARE'S AUTHORSHIP OF "THE FAMOUS VICTORIES": With the Complete Text of the Anonymous Play
New York: State University of New York, 1961. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered, dark grey cloth; in a price-clipped, else fine illustrated dust jacket. Octavo. 256 pages; appendices. The Grafton Portrait of Shakespeare is reproduced as frontispiece. 
In the opinion of Dr. Pitcher, the anonymous sixteenth-century playscript entitled "The Famous Victories of Henry the Fifth" is actually one of the first efforts by the young dramatist William Shakespeare. 
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903 (Shakespeare, William). Pitcher, Seymour M. THE CASE FOR SHAKESPEARE'S AUTHORSHIP OF "THE FAMOUS VICTORIES": With the Complete Text of the Anonymous Play
London: Alvin Redman, (1962). First U.K. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered, brown composition binding; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with a faint inked price mark to upper front flap. The Grafton Portrait of Shakespeare is reproduced as frontispiece. 
Dr. Pitcher's "many years of thought and study" have convinced him that the anonymous THE FAMOUS VICTORIES OF HENRY THE FIFTH was actually authored by Shakespeare when he was but a lad of 22. 256 pages. 
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904 (Shakespeare, William). Pitcher, Seymour M. THE CASE FOR SHAKESPEARE'S AUTHORSHIP OF "THE FAMOUS VICTORIES": With the Complete Text of the Anonymous Play
London: Alvin Redman, (1962). First U.K. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered, brown composition binding; in a price-clipped, else fine illustrated dust jacket. The Grafton Portrait of Shakespeare is reproduced as frontispiece. 
Ardent Shakespearean Dr. Pitcher claims this anonymous playscript (THE FAMOUS VICTORIES OF HENRY THE FIFTH) as one of Shakespeare's earliest efforts; it was produced in 1586, when the bard was only 22 years old. 256 pages. 
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905 (Shakespeare, William). Quennell, Peter SHAKESPEARE: A Biography
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, (1963). B0006AYGP4 Publisher's reprint. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered blue cloth shelfback over terra-cotta cloth covers; in an age-toned and very very mildly worn, nearly fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design by Ellen Raskin. 
"Here, without speculative license, I have attempted to reach the poet at once through his work and through his times."--Quennell, from his preface. 352 pages, including index. Illustrated. 
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906 (Shakespeare, William). Stevenson, David THE MEDITATIONS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE: An Introduction to the Shakespeare Anagrams
New York: Vantage Press, (1965). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine with very light shelfwear, and faint dust-soiling to the page edges; in a pictorial dust jacket with a few short closed edge tears, mild edgewear and rubbing, and minor fading to the predominantly green spine panel. 
Vanity press issue of Mr. Stevenson's anagramatic analyses of Shakespeare's sonnets, revealing--for the first time!--the true identity behind the mysterious Mr. W.H., the Dark Lady, and other "age-old riddles." A veritable X-file of bardelusionary data. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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907 (Shakespeare, William). Waith, Eugene M., edited by SHAKESPEARE, THE HISTORIES: A Collection of Critical Essays
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc./A Spectrum Book, (1965). 0138077193 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in black binding with a hint of fading to spine gilt; in a very good plus, lightly worn, mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with a few tiny nicks and closed tears. Chronology, notes, bibliography. 
Chronicles the renewed popularity of Shakespeare's history plays after centuries of eclipse--as engendered by acute critical re-examination of their artistry and themes--represented here in essays by Tillyard, Wilson, Kermode and others. [186] pages. 
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908 (Shakespeare, William). Wayne, Valerie, edited by THE MATTER OF DIFFERENCE: Materialist Feminist Criticism of Shakespeare
Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, (1991). 0801499658 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Minor crease to the covers, else fine, in slick, illustrated wraps. 
Collection of essays that investigate Shakespeare's plays in terms of the relations between material conditions of Renaissance culture and differences of gender, class, race, and erotic practice. 277 pages, including index. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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909 (Shakespeare, William). White, R.S. THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1991). 0805787224 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket illustrated with a portrait of Frances, Countess of Somerset, attributed to William Larkin. 
Introduction to Shakespeare's comedy of Falstaff in love that also treats the operatic incarnations by Nicolai, Verdi and Vaughn. Bibliography, index. In Twayne's New Critical Introductions to Shakespeare series under the editorship of Graham Bradshaw. 
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910 (Sharp, William). Macleod, Fiona FROM THE HILLS OF DREAM: Threnodies, Songs and Other Poems
Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1901. First edition: one of 100 numbered copies printed on Japanese vellum; bound in printed wraps with yapped edges, many pages still uncut. This is #5. Mild age-toning to the spine, else a splendid, fine copy. Collection of celtic-inspired, mystical verse by Sharp as by Macleod; grouped thus: ''Through the Ivory Gate''; ''From the Heart of a Woman''; ''From the Hills of Dream''; ''Foam of the Past.'' 
"All art, indeed, is a mnemonic gathering of the innumerable and lost into the found and unique....Like Deirdre, we, too, look often yearningly to a land from which we are exiled in time, but inhabit in dream and longing"--F.M. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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911 (Shaw, Bernard). Morris, Gwladys Evan, told in the jungle by; illustrated by Phyllis A. Trery TALES FROM BERNARD SHAW
(London): George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd., (1929). B0006DB5KU First edition, first printing. Large square octavo. Hardcover. Faint foxing to endsheets, pale offsetting to spine and covers, mild bruising to lower corner tips; thus near fine, yellow silk satin binding with black lettering and illustrations; lacking dust jacket. 
Ten of GBS's best plays, reimagined as fairy and folk tales (Major Barbara is a Honey-Bee, Bluntchli a Rat, Pygmalion becomes the story of a Wizard teaching a Parrot to speak), and stylishly rendered in b&w and color illustrations by Trery. A delight! 
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912 (Shaw, George Bernard). Dietrich, R.F. PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG SUPERMAN: A Study of Shaw's Novels
Gainesville, Florida: University of Florida Press, 1969. 81300277X First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus: minor shelf-wear, two small abrasions to rear endsheets, nick to rear free endpaper, rubber-stamped ''SALE BOOK'' to upper and lower page edges; in a soiled, edgeworn, price-clipped dust jacket with sticker removal scars to front panel. 
Shaw began his literary career by writing five not-very-successful novels. These youthful works are analyzed by Dietrich as autobiographical fiction, revealing the young artist and his aspirations for greatness. Selected bibliography. 
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913 (Shaw, George Bernard). Kilty, Jerome DEAR LIAR: A Comedy of Letters
London: Max Reinhardt, (1960). First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in plum cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; in a very lightly edgeworn illustrated dust jacket that shows some minor fading to the front and spine panels. Wraparound jacket drawing of GBS and Mrs. Pat by Charles Mozley. 
Kilty's two-hander, adapted from the letters of Shaw and his Eliza, Mrs. Patrick Campbell. This copy fondly inscribed ("For dearest Mable--who has made all this possible/with great affection"), dated in the year of publication, and SIGNED by Kilty. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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914 (Shaw, George Bernard). Silver, Arnold SAINT JOAN: Playing with Fire
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1993). 0805794360 First edition. Hardcover. Very fine in an illustrated dust jacket, with jacket art a detail of ''Head of a Veiled Woman'' by Odilon Redon. Chronology of Shaw's life and works, notes, bibliography, index. 
Shaw's superb late play is a reflection of the author's personal and philosophical conflicts, argues Silver. The work, which is as much about the politics of the early 20th Century as about the time of Joan, is a subtle critique of England. 
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915 (Shaw, George Bernard). Weintraub, Stanley THE UNEXPECTED SHAW: Biographical Approaches to G.B.S. and His Work
New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., (1982). 080442974X First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in red cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; in a shelf-worn, rubbed, nicked illustrated dust jacket. 
An analysis of Shaw, with a focus on the man behind the public image. Weintraub reveals the inspiration for many of the plays, and the process utilized to dramatize them. Notes, acknowledgments of previous works, index. 
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916 (Shelley, Mary). Isherwood, Christopher & Bachardy, Don FRANKENSTEIN: THE TRUE STORY
(New York): Avon, (1973). First edition: Paperback Original. Avon #17970. Mass market paperback. Gleaming, fine, unread copy in color photo-illustrated wraps. 
The NBC-TV movie version for which Isherwood co-authored this teleplay starred James Mason, David McCallum and Michael Sarrazin (as the monster); widely considered the most faithful rendering of Shelley's original--though that may be a mixed blessing. 
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917 (Shelley, Mary). Russell, Ken, director; Volk, Stephen, author GOTHIC
London: Grafton Books, (1987). 0586073353 First edition: paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Mild bump to heel of spine, very light corner crease to front cover, else very nearly fine in color photo-illustrated wraps. 
Volk's novelized script offers a lurid take on the contest born of a rainy night which inspired Byron (Gabriel Byrne), Shelley (Julian Sands), Polidori (Timothy Spall) and Mary Shelley (Natasha Richardson) to try their hands at a tale of terror. 
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918 (Shelley, Mary). Russell, Ken, director; Volk, Stephen, author GOTHIC
London: Grafton Books, (1987). 0586073353 First edition: paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Fine in color photo-illustrated wraps. 
Novelization by Volk of his screenplay for Russell's film which--with extravagant poetic license--chronicles the infamous night at the Villa Deodati that inspired Mary Shelley to write FRANKENSTEIN. The film starred Gabriel Byrne and Natasha Richardson. 
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919 (Shelley, Percy). Hogle, Jerrold E. SHELLEY'S PROCESS: Radical Transference and the Development of his Major Works
New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Revisionary readings of the poet's best known writings in verse and prose. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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920 (Shepard, Sam). Tucker, Martin SAM SHEPARD
New York: Continuum/A Frederick Ungar Book, (1992). 0826405495 First edition, first printing. In the LITERATURE AND LIFE: American Writers series. Hardcover. Near fine; in a near fine dust jacket with a faint crease to the upper front panel. Chronology, appendix, bibliography, index. 179 pages. 
"SAM SHEPARD is an important book about an important American playwright. Martin Tucker's insights into Shepard's fascinating and often disturbing world are revealing and comprehensive. A must for any lover of contemporary theater."--Ronald Harwood. 
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921 (Sheridan, Richard Brinsley). Sherwin, Oscar UNCORKING OLD SHERRY: The Life and Times of Richard Brinsley Sheridan
New York: Twayne Publishers, Inc., (1960). First edition, first printing. 352 pages, including index. Hardcover. Fine, in purplish cloth with black lettering to front and spine; in a mildly age-toned illustrated near fine dust jacket, with a quite small chip to lower edge rear panel. Illustrated. 
A study of Sheridan, the peerless comic playwright, and a detailed evocation of 18th Century England. The man who wrote THE RIVALS and THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL elopes with a 16-year-old girl, engages in duels, and becomes one the leading men of his day. 
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922 (Sherlockiana). Andrews, Val SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE EMINENT THESPIAN
(Rumford, Essex). Ian Henry Publications, [undated]. 086025268X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages uniformly tanned, as expected, else fine, in a fine, illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Lesley Williams. 
The crown jewels have been stolen from the Tower of London and the trail to recover them leads Holmes and Watson to the stage of the Lyceum Theatre where the American actor William Gillette is performing as Sherlock Holmes! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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923 (Sherlockiana). Asimov, Isaac ASIMOV'S SHERLOCKIAN LIMERICKS
New York: The Mysterious Press, 1978. 0892960396 First trade edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration and frontispiece by Gahan Wilson. 
Sixty outrageous limericks, by punster Isaac Asimov, inspired by the sixty stories about the legendary detective. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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924 (Sherlockiana). Asimov, Isaac, Martin Harry Greenberg & Charles Waugh; editors SHERLOCK HOLMES THROUGH TIME AND SPACE
[New York]: Bluejay Books Inc, (1984). 0312944004 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket art and internal illustrations by Tom Kidd. 
An anthology of fifteen sf/fantasy stories about Sherlock Holmes, by Poul Anderson and Gordon R. Dickson, Isaac Asimov, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Philip Jose Farmer, Sterling E. Lanier, Richard Lupoff, Fred Saberhagen, Gene Wolfe, etc. 
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925 (Sherlockiana). Beaman, Bruce R., compiled by SHERLOCKIAN QUOTATIONS
(Culver City, California): The Pontine Press, (1977). B0006WHXVG First edition, first printing. Hardcover. ''Received'' rubberstamped in red to the front cover, covers are mildly dust soiled, lower corner tips of the few leaves have been creased, else very good plus in stapled yellow and black wraps with a silhouette of Sherlock Holmes to the front cover. 
Quotations from the Sacred Writings with a short introduction by compiler Beaman and cover and interior illustrations by Roy Hunt. "I trust that there is nothing of consequence which I have overlooked?"--John H. Watson, M.D. Octavo. 32 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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926 (Sherlockiana). Bell, H.W., edited by BAKER STREET STUDIES
New York: Otto Penzler Books, (1995). 1883402913 First edition thus: Paperback. Small remainder stripe to lower edge, else a very nearly fine, as-new, unread copy in slick, illustrated wraps. 
Classic compendium of Holmesiana originally published in 1934. Scarce in Penzler's paperback reissue! Pieces by Starrett, Knox, Helen Simpson, Bell, others. "Bell's work is a landmark and a model of method."--Barzun and Taylor. 
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927 (Sherlockiana). Boucher, Anthony THE CASE OF THE BAKER STREET IRREGULARS
Boston: Gregg Press, 1980. 0839826559 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in maroon cloth with spine titles stamped in silver; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
A complete photographic reprint of the Crowell-Collier Publishing Company edition published in 1962, with the addition of a new introduction by Otto Penzler. Movieland setting for this Holmesian pastiche/homage by the influential reviewer and author. 
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928 (Sherlockiana). Brown, Russell A. SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE MYSTERIOUS FRIEND OF OSCAR WILDE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1988). 0312022808 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
It's 1895 and deadly games are afoot in London. Against a backdrop of terrorist dynamitings, a humbled Holmes reluctantly accepts the aid of Oscar Wilde to unravel two tangled plots. 
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929 (Sherlockiana). Coopersmith, Jerome BAKER STREET: A Musical Adventure of Sherlock Holmes
No place: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, [1965]. First edition. SE-7000-OC (stereo). Fine and unopened in the original shrinkwrap. 
The original cast soundtrack LP album for the stage production directed by Harold Prince and adapted from the stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Music and lyrics by Marian Grudeff and Raymond Jessel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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930 (Sherlockiana). Copper, Basil THE RECOLLECTIONS OF SOLAR PONS
Minneapolis, Minnesota: Fedogan & Bremer, (1995). 1878252208 First edition, trade issue: one of 1900 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine, bound in gilt-stamped black cloth, in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. The vivid color jacket painting and very appealing b&w interior illustrations are by Sherlockian artist Stephanie Hawk. 
August Derleth created Holmesian detective Solar Pons to fill the void created when Doyle ceased writing Sherlock Holmes stories, and the series was continued by Derleth's friend Copper. Four adventures comprise this very handsome edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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931 (Sherlockiana). Davies, David Stuart THE TANGLED SKEIN
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Calabash Press, 1998. 189956246X First trade paperback edition. Trade Paperback. Fine in slick illustrated wraps with snazzy black-and-white cover art by Chris Senior. 
Sherlockian yarn by the lifelong Holmes aficionado. With an introduction by Peter Cushing, who played Holmes a number of times on film, notably in the Hammer and BBC adaptations of THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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932 (Sherlockiana). Deighton, Len INTRODUCTION TO "THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL"
Santa Barbara: Santa Teresa Press, 1985. First edition: one of 25 copies printed for copyright purposes. Chapbook. Fine in stiff, stapled wraps, printed with titles and rules. 
Scarce twelve-page chapbook issue of an appreciation by Deighton of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle which was written to introduce the Santa Teresa Press facsimile issue of the original Sherlock Holmes manuscript. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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933 (Sherlockiana). Dibdin, Michael THE LAST SHERLOCK HOLMES STORY
New York: Pantheon Books, (1978). 0394500652 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with the publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In his first book, Michael Dibdin pits the sleuth of Baker Street against the Butcher of Whitechapel--the archfiend Jack the Ripper. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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934 (Sherlockiana). Downing, Noel DOCTOR WATSON AND THE INVISIBLE MAN
Romford, Essex: Ian Henry Publications, (1991). 0860252752 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Doctor Watson investigates a murder and the theft of the notes made by H G Wells’s Invisible Man from a Sussex pub and finds himself in a conspiracy involving the German Imperial Embassy and literary figures such as Aleister Crowley and Arthur Machen. 
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935 (Sherlockiana). Doyle, Charles Altamont; Baker, Michael THE DOYLE DIARY: The Last Great Conan Doyle Mystery
New York & London: Paddington Press, Ltd, (1978). 0448220687 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Oblong octavo. 91 pages. With a Holmesian Investigation ino the Strange and Curious Case of Charles Altamont Doyle by Michael Baker. 
Full-color facsimile reprint of the "1889 sketchbook-journal that Charles Altamont Doyle (father of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes) kept during his lengthy stay in a Scottish lunatic asylum."--Greg Stacy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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936 (Sherlockiana). Frost, Mark THE LIST OF 7
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1993. 0688122450 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, with illustrated endsheets; in a pictorial dust jacket. 
Debut novel from the co-creator of cult TV series TWIN PEAKS is a historical adventure cum mystery, that places Conan Doyle at the center of a fictional Victorian world of political intrigues and Satanist brotherhoods. 
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937 (Sherlockiana). Frost, Mark THE LIST OF 7
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1993. 068812450 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Debut novel from the co-creator of cult TV series TWIN PEAKS is a historical adventure cum mystery, that places Conan Doyle at the center of a fictional Victorian world of political intrigues and Satanist brotherhoods. SIGNED by Frost on the title-page. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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938 (Sherlockiana). Goldfarb, Clifford S. THE GREAT SHADOW: Arthur Conan Doyle, Brigadier Gerard, and Napoleon
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Calabash Press, 1997. 1899562303 First edition: one of 150 specially bound, numbered copies SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in strawberry-colored cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; in illustrated dust jacket. With reproductions of vintage illustrations. 232pp. Notes, bibliography, index. 
Impressively thorough, appealingly unpretentious, meticulously documented study of Doyle's "other" protagonist, Brigadier Gerard, and all of the author's Napoleonic-era tales and novels. Fine scholarship with a light touch, as befits the subject. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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939 (Sherlockiana). Goldfarb, Clifford S. THE GREAT SHADOW: Arthur Conan Doyle, Brigadier Gerard, and Napoleon
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Calabash Press, 1997. 1899562303 First edition: Trade Paperback issue. Trade Paperback. Fine in slick, illustrated wraps. With reproductions of vintage illustrations. 232pp. 
Goldfarb discusses in depth all of Doyle's Napoleonic fiction: THE EXPLOITS OF BRIGADIER GERARD, ADVENTURES OF GERARD, two Gerard short stories, and the novels RODNEY STONE, UNCLE BERNAC and THE GREAT SHADOW. Notes, bibliography, index. 
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940 (Sherlockiana). Hall, Trevor H. THE LATE MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES & Other Literary Studies
London: Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd., (1971). 0715605771 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in salmon colored boards with gilt spine titles; in a fine illustrated dust jacket with period jacket illustration by Sidney Paget. 
Dr. Hall continues his investigations into the private lives of Sherlock Holmes and Watson which he began in an earlier volume--SHERLOCK HOLMES: Ten Literary Studies (1969). This time he pursues Holmes's eating and drinking habits, book-collecting, etc. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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941 (Sherlockiana). Hall, Trevor H. SHERLOCK HOLMES AND HIS CREATOR
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1978). 0312717180 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Octavo. 155 pages; indexes. 
Collection of eight Sherlockian essays by the "most elegant exponent" of the Higher Criticism of the literature of Baker Street. The chapters examine: Moriarty, Sigmund Freud, chemistry, Yorkshire, T.S. Eliot, Arsene Lupin, origin of SH, spiritualism. 
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942 (Sherlockiana). Hardwick, Michael SHERLOCK HOLMES: My Life and Crimes
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1984. 0385196547 First U.S. edition, first printing. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Hardcover. Remainder spray to lower page edges, else fine, in green paper-over-boards with gilt spine stamping; in a fine, as-new dust jacket. Jacket front reproduces ''St Paul's from Ludgate Circus'' by Grimshaw; rear panel ''The Great Falls of Reichenbach'' by Turner. 
Hardwick's third original addition to the Sherlockian saga finds an aging Holmes reflecting on his life and career, with special attention to his rivalry with lifelong enemy Professor Moriarty, and the three missing years after the episode at Reichenbach. 
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943 (Sherlockiana). Harrison, Michael I, SHERLOCK HOLMES: Memoirs of Mr. Sherlock Holmes, OM, late Consulting Private Detective-in-Ordinary to Their Majesties Queen Victoria, King Edward VII and King George V
New York: E. P. Dutton, (1977). 0525130853 First edition, first printing. Dated inscription, SIGNED by the author to a noted authority on Vincent Price. Hardcover. Mild lean to the spine, else near fine; in a near fine, dust jacket with a short tear to the upper front panel. 
The "memoirs" of Sherlock Holmes edited and annotated by the author who "knows more about Sherlock Holmes than any man alive."--New York Times Book Review. Illustrated with photos and facsimiles. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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944 (Sherlockiana). Heard, H.F. REPLY PAID
New York: The Vanguard Press, (1942). First edition, first printing. Near fine in rust-colored cloth with black spine and cover titles; lacking dust jacket. 
A mystery of Sherlockian interest featuring Mr. Mycroft by the author better known as Gerald Heard, who was a noted historian, science writer, educator, and philosopher. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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945 (Sherlockiana). Herst, Herman, Jr., B.S.I. DIRTY POOL And the Curious Affair of the Witch's Brougham (A Round Robin Pastiche)
[no place]. [no publisher noted], (1983). First edition, first printing: a chapbook original. Fine, as-new; xerographically reproduced on 8.5 x 11 inch white 20# stock, folded and staplebound; [25] pages. 
"Dirty Pool" is set in the 20th century and has a philatelic angle, which seems to be the author's speciality; the second piece was started by Herst and continued (hence Round Robin) by Svend Peterson, Paul Gunning, Wanda Butts and Mike Carroll. 
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946 (Sherlockiana). Kennedy, Bruce, editor SHADES OF SHERLOCK, Numbers 1-9, 11&12 (double issue)
Fulton, Missouri; Chappaqua, New York: The Three Students Plus, 1967-1968. First editions, first printings: Irregular bi-monthly periodical. DeWahl 4201. All 10 issues about fine! Mimeographed or otherwise reproduced 8.5x11'' pages in stapled, illustrated wraps. Each issue 10-20 pages. The covers also bear the imprint ''Rockford Illustrated Publications (R.I.P.)'' 
Scarce fanzine launched in 1967 by Three Students Plus Scion Society of the Baker Street Irregulars to commemorate Sherlock's one-hundred thirteenth birthday. Kennedy handles most of the writing chores; Howard Diehl the art, Bradley Kjell the printing. 
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947 (Sherlockiana). Lescroart, John T. RASPUTIN'S REVENGE: The Further Startling Adventures of Auguste Lupa--Son of Holmes
New York: Donald I. Fine, Inc., (1987). 1556110111 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with promotional photograph and newsletter laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In the second Auguste Lupa mystery, the dedicated Sherlockian writer builds even further on the legend, fleshing out the wise, and brilliant protagonist, who first appeared in SON OF HOLMES. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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948 (Sherlockiana). Millett, Larry SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE RUNE STONE MYSTERY: From the American Chronicles of John H. Watson, M.D.
(New York, New York): Viking, (1999). 0670888214 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Millett comes close to perfection in re-creating two of literature's most enduring characters. Read the adventure in a nostalgic glow."--Chicago Sun-Times. From the author of SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE ICE PALACE MURDERS. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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949 (Sherlockiana). Millett, Larry, editor SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE RED DEMON by John H. Watson, M.D.
(New York): Viking, (1996). 0670870390 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
When a cunning villain sets out to destroy the Great Northern railway, Holmes comes face-to-face will all manner of frontier characters, including two-fisted railroad men, rough-and-tumble lumberjacks, and a one-eyed teamster. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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950 (Sherlockiana). North, John SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE ARABIAN PRINCESS
(Romford, Essex): Ian Henry Publications, (1990). 0860252701 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A princess disappears in front of a music hall audience and clues point to Holmes, who is forced into investigating the case. Novelisation based on the play "Sherlock Holmes in the Deerstalker" by Terence Mustoo. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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951 (Sherlockiana). Redmond, Christopher, editor CANADIAN HOLMES: The First Twenty-Five Years
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Calabash Press, (1997). 1899562273 First edition. An anthology assembled from the official, but irregular newsletter of the Sherlockian society, The Bootmakers of Toronto. Hardcover. Fine in melon-colored cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; in illustrated dust jacket with wraparound artwork by Douglas Walters, who has also provided full-page frontispieces for each of the chapters. 
Chapters include: Mr. Sherlock Holmes; John H. Watson, Late Indian Army; In and About Baker Street; Holmes's Cases and Achievements; Gentlemen, the Ladies; Sir Arthur and His Writings; Gaslight and Romance; Stage, Screen and Canvas, more. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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952 (Sherlockiana). Roberts, Barrie SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE CROSBY MURDER
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, (2002). 0786710160 First U.S. editon, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
The sixth novel in Barrie Roberts' series of Sherlockian pastiches. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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953 (Sherlockiana). Roden, Christoper and Barbara, editors THE CASE FILES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE MUSGRAVE RITUAL
Pennyfford, Chester: Calabash Press, 1996. 189956215X First edition, first printing: Hardcover issue. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-titled green cloth; in a clear acetate dust protector. Illustrated with a variety of vintage book illustrations and film stills. 
First of the Roden's splendid story-by-story analyses of the Sherlock Holmes stories by leading Sherlockian scholars. Contributions by both Rodens and by Richard Lancelyn Green, David Stuart Davies, John Hall, Catherine Cooke, et alia. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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954 (Sherlockiana). Roden, Christoper and Barbara, editors THE CASE FILES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE DYING DETECTIVE
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Calabash Press, 1998. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in full gilt-titled black cloth; in original acetate dust jacket. Octavo. 153 pages. Illustrated with original artwork by Paul Lowe with contempory drawings and facsimiles. 
This, the third volume in The Case Files series, examines the methods employed by Sherlock Holmes, and the apparent lack of concern he showed towards his best friend, and his 'long-suffering' landlady. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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955 (Sherlockiana). Roden, Christoper and Barbara, editors THE CASE FILES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE BLUE CARBUNCLE
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Calabash Press, 1999. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-titled dark blue cloth; in the original acetate dust jacket. Octavo. 202 pages; Original art by Paul Lowe as well as contemporary illustrations. 
This, the fourth of the Case Files series, traces the methods employed by Holmes as he seeks to trace the owner of the hat, and, more importantly, the whereabouts of the lost jewel. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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956 (Sherlockiana). Rogow, Roberta THE PROBLEM OF THE SURLY SERVANT
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312266383 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In his 4th outing, Charles Dodgson publicly argues with a man suspected of a series of thefts at Christ Church College in Oxford. When the man is then murdered, Dodgson stands suspect. He and Arthur Conan Doyle set out to prove otherwise. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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957 (Sherlockiana). Rogow, Roberta THE PROBLEM OF THE MISSING MISS
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1998). 0312185537 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Fate brings together Sherlock Holmes and Lewis Carroll. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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958 (Sherlockiana). Rogow, Roberta THE PROBLEM OF THE MISSING MISS
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1998). 0312185537 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
"A delectable first novel. The Reverend Charles Dodgson (a.k.a. Lewis Carroll) becomes a proto-Holmes to the Dr. Watson of young Arthur Conan Doyle. "--Marvin Kaye. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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959 (Sherlockiana). Rosenblatt, Julia Carlson & Frederic H. Sonnenschmidt DINING WITH SHERLOCK HOLMES: A Baker Street Cookbook
Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1976). 0672521946 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Quarto. 239 pages; appendix, bibliography, and an index. 
The authors reconstruct the complete Holmesian culinary picture. With references to the Sherlock Holmes Canon; "all recipes are served up with a dash of logic, a pinch of chronology, and a few grinds of research." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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960 (Sherlockiana). Smith, Edgar W., editor THE BAKER STREET JOURNAL: An Irregular Quarterly of Sherlockiana, Volumes 1 and 2
New York: Ben Abramson, Publisher, 1946-1947. First editions, eight issues: Volume 1, Numbers 1-4; Volume 2, Numbers 1-4. Near fine, unread copies, with Volume 1, Number 1 showing a light pen mark to front cover; in yellow printed wraps, very slightly age-toned. An unusually nice set of the first eight historic issues of the Baker Street Irregulars' quarterly journal. 
Of the BSI's staggering quantity of Holmesian writings, founder Christopher Morley remarked, "...never has so much been written by so many for so few." Scores of essays evincing BSI's plucky blend of tongue-in-cheek Sherlockiana and genuine exegesis. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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961 (Sherlockiana). Soares, Jo A SAMBA FOR SHERLOCK
New York: Pantheon Books, (1997). 0375400656 First U.S. edition: Special Preview Edition, with hidden fold-out dust jacket flap promotional panel sealed with a red violin sticker. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket; the violin sticker has been opened, but is present and complete. This copy SIGNED by the author to a preliminary page. 
In this international bestseller from the first-time Brazilian novelist, Sherlock Holmes is summoned from London to Rio in 1886 to investigate the theft of a Stradivarius violin. Translated from the Portuguese by Clifford E. Landers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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962 (Sherlockiana). Starrett, Vincent THE PRIVATE LIFE OF SHERLOCK HOLMES: Revised and Enlarged
(Chicago, Illinois): The University of Chicago: (1960). B0006AWFOI First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in attractively designed black-and-white pictorial boards, with a gilt-titled red cloth shelfback; in a price-clipped, near fine illustrated dust jacket exhibiting minor shelfwear. Thin octavo. [156] pages; inserted photographic section. 
Revised and enlarged edition of Vincent Starrett's classic "semi-serious imaginative recreation of the best-loved character in modern literature." This is the basic book for all afficionados! 
Price: 35.00 USD
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963 (Sherlockiana). Steele, Robert G. A YANKEE PEDIGREE
(Whittier, California): (Privately Printed), (1969). B0006BZL6Q First edition, first printing: limited to 65 numbered copies; this copy is unnumbered. Hardcover. Fine, in heavy turquoise cloth with gilt spine lettering; no dust jacket, presumably as issued. [149] pages. Illustrated with photographs reproduced on a coated stock insert gallery. Photo-pictorial endpapers. 
Genealogy tracing the family tree of the author, with an extensive chapter on Fredric Dorr Steele, the illustrator--who, along with British counterpart Sidney Paget--is chiefly responsible for immortalizing the visage and form of Doyle's Sherlock Holmes. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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964 (Sherlockiana). Thomson, June THE SECRET CHRONICLES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
New York: Otto Penzler Books, (1994). 1883402379 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Sherlockian pastiches written "with the assistance of Aubrey B. Watson"--including the tale of Lord Deerswood's unwanted legacy, the account of the jealous contortionist, the affair of the beautiful housekeeper, the Aladdin's cave episode, more. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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965 (Sherlockiana). Titus, Eve; illustrated by Paul Galdone BASIL IN MEXICO: A Basil of Baker Street Mystery
New York: McGraw Hill Book Company, (1976). 0070648980 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in an pictorial binding; in a very nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket that replicates the book cover art. Thin octavo. [96] pages. 
Basil, mouse and master detective seeking for the truth behind the theft of the Mousa Lisa, must also solve the mystery of his companion's disappearance. Fourth book in the delightful series featuring the Sherlock Holmes of the Mouse World. Scarce! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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966 (Sherlockiana). Tracy, Jack with Jim Berkey SUBCUTANEOUSLY, MY DEAR WATSON: Sherlock Holmes and the Cocaine Habit
(Bloomington, Indiana): James A. Rock & Company, Publishers, 1978. 0918736021 First edition, first printing: Hardbound issue. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Thin octavo. 91 pages. Illustrated by Paul M. McCall with Sidney Paget's original representations of Sherlock Holmes and other turn-of-the-century illustrations. 
A detailed study of the use of cocaine in Arthur Conan Doyle's immortal Detective stories. It provides an insight into the attitudes prevalent in the late nineteenth century toward the use of and addiction to cocaine. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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967 (Sherlockiana). Trow, M.J. THE SUPREME ADVENTURE OF INSPECTOR LESTRADE
New York: Stein and Day, (1985). 0812830369 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Who really was Jack the Ripper? The suspects cover the entire range of Victorian society. The author whirls the reader from ballroom to barroom, from vicarage to spiritualist gathering to Baker Street with spellbinding skill."--Fantastic Fiction. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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968 (Sherlockiana). Van Ash, Cay TEN YEARS BEYOND BAKER STREET
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1984). 0060151714 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered russet cloth over tan boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. Subtle and appealing jacket painting by Peter Elwell. 
Sherlock Holmes pastiche in which the world's most famous consulting detective is lured back from retirement to match wits with the Chinese master-criminal Dr. Fu Manchu. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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969 (Sherlockiana). Williams, Gerard DR. MORTIMER AND THE ALDGATE MYSTERY
New York: St. Martin's Press, (2001). 031226920X First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
This first novel depicts a realistic Victorian society in a tale of intrigue featuring Dr. James Moriarty and his friend Dr. Watson who investigate the reasons for a beautiful woman being held in captivity. Williams is a pseudonym of Gary Newman. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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970 (Sherlockiana). Williams, Gerard DR. MORTIMER AND THE BARKING MAN MYSTERY
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., (2001). 078670859X First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in photo-pictorial wraps. 
A Victorian London mystery featuring Dr. Mortimer, a character from Arthur Conan Doyle's HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES. A Russian politico is murdered in London's Soho district and Mortimer is on the case. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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971 (Sherlockiana). Tracy, Jack THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA SHERLOCKIANA: Or, A Universal Dictionary of the State of Knowledge of Sherlock Holmes and his Biographer John H. Watson, M.D.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., 1977. 0385030614 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Tall octavo. 411 pages. 
A definitive reference source to the names, places, and terms from Conan Doyle's stories. With illustrations, period photos, maps, an introduction by the author, and a bibliography. More than 3,500 entries and 8,000 story citations. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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972 (Sherwood, Robert E.). Brown, John Mason THE WORLDS OF ROBERT E. SHERWOOD: Mirror to his Times 1896-1939
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1965). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in brick-red cloth over black cloth, in a price-clipped and slightly age-toned dust jacket, with tiny tears to the upper spine panel. 
Biography of the playwright treats his service in World War I, his writing for VANITY FAIR during the Robert Benchley and Dorothy Parker era, his membership in the Algonquin Round Table, and his plays and screenplays including IDIOT'S DELIGHT. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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973 (Sidney, Sir Philip and Mary Sidney Herbert). Edited with an introduction by J.C.A. Rathmell THE PSALMS OF SIR PHILIP SIDNEY AND THE COUNTESS OF PEMBROKE
(New York, NY): New York University Press, 1963. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in gilt-decorated and titles black cloth; no dust jacket. Octavo. 362 pages; appendix and bibliography. 
150 verse-translations of the Psalms begun by Sir Philip Sidney and completed after his death by his sister Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke. A volume in the Stuart Editions series. Scarce! 
Price: 100.00 USD
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974 (Silverberg, Robert). Jorgenson, Ivar STARHAVEN
New York: Avalon Books, (1958). B0007E9ANM First edition, first printing. In yellow cloth with black spine lettering; dust jacket by Ric Binkley. Hardcover. A near fine example, with very faint foxing to page edges, light use, minor bump to lower rear cover, a hint of soiling; in a very good dust jacket: with spine slightly faded, chip to upper front panel, wear, short creased tear to upper rear panel. 
"Conspiracy on a sanctuary planet for the galaxy's criminals."--Tuck. Originally seen as "Thunder Over Starhaven" in SCIENCE FICTION ADVENTURES for October 1957. Scarce Silverberg published as by house name Jorgenson. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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975 (Sime, Sidney H.) Skeeters, Paul W.; introduction by Ray Bradbury SIDNEY H. SIME: Master of Fantasy
Pasadena, California: Ward Ritchie Press, (1978). 0378063650 First edition, first printing: a large format softcover original. Large format softcover. Small stain to the lower spine area, minor shelfwear, else near fine in slick illustrated wraps. Printed throughout on coated stock. Quarto. 
A wide array of the artist's work reproduced in color and black-and-white. Sime is best known for his fantasy illustrations, particularly those that accompanied the works of Lord Dunsany. 127 pages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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976 (Simenon, Georges). Bresler, Fenton THE MYSTERY OF GEORGES SIMENON: A Biography
Toronto: General Publishing, (1983). First Canadian edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket with a few nicks to the rear panel. 
"Mr. Bresler's biography is all that solid journalistic research, interviews with its subject and his wives and children, and a no-nonsense style can make it."--Anthony Burgess. Illustrated with photographs. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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977 (Simon, Neil). McGovern, Edythe NOT-SO-SIMPLE SIMON: A CRITICAL STUDY
(Van Nuys, California): (Perrivale Press), (1978). 0912288116 First edition: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Hint of a spine crease, a whisper of wear, else a fine, virtually unread copy in illustrated wraps. With an introduction by Simon. Indexed. 
Very early, serious (McGovern invokes Aristotle and Artaud in the first paragraph!) study of the record-breaking hitmeister's first dozen Broadway plays, augmented with production credits, photos and Hirschfeld caricatures. Scarce! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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978 (Sinatra, Frank). Lahr, John SINATRA: The Artist and the Man
New York: Random House, (1997). 0375501444 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Square quarto. 
Large-format photo-illustrated tribute, with essay by New Yorker drama critic Lahr, and with one hundred of the best photos ever taken of Ol' Blue Eyes (some never published before) by Weegee, William Read Woodfield, Bob Willoughby, and others. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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979 (Sinatra, Frank). Petkov, Steven; Mustazza, Leonard, edited by THE FRANK SINATRA READER
New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995. 0195095316 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, in silver-lettered black cloth shelfback over blue boards; in a fine, photopictorial dust jacket. 297 pages, including index. 
"A cunning and terrific collection of precisely the right stuff."--Jonathan Schwartz. With pieces by Gay Talese, Arnold Shaw, Harry Connick, Jr., Neil McCaffrey, Whitney Balliett, Leonard Feather, Robert Palmer, Pete Hamill, many more. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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980 (Singer, Isaac Bashevis). Hadda, Janet ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGER: A Life
New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. 0195084209 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild bump to lower edge of rear cover, else fine, in a fine, if faintly age-toned photo-pictorial dust jacket. 243 pages, including index. 
"The iridescent charm of Isaac Bashevis Singer is such as to give the slip to the very letters of the alphabet, but Janet Hadda has outtricked the Yiddish trickster in this brief bu wonderfully alive-and-kicking biography."--Jacke Miles. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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981 (Sitwell, Edith). Brophy, James D. EDITH SITWELL: The Symbolist Order
Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, (1968). 0809302896 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with light rubbing to the spine. 
An overview of the poet and critic, arguing that the author deserves a better reputation as a critic and that the body of her poetry posseses a central organizing principle. 170 pages with index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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982 (Sitwell, Edith). Lehmann, John EDITH SITWELL
(Burnt Mill, Harlow, Essex): Longman Group Ltd, (1970). First edition thus: Revised. Published for the British Council in their Writers and Their Work series. This is pamphlet # 25. Very very mild creasing at the front cover corners, equally mild crease at the upper staple, else near fine in printed wraps. A 39-page chapbook. 
Stirringly eloquent, admirably concise monograph on the extraordinary and controversial avant-garde British poet, with frontispiece photo-portrait of Sitwell and a select bibliography of her works and of critical studies. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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983 (Skelton, Red). Marx, Arthur RED SKELTON
New York: E.P. Dutton, (1979). 052518953X First edition, first printing. Author SIGNED, with salutation to actor Vic [Tayback] to the front free endpaper! Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with the front panel and title-page adorned with b&w illustration of Skelton. Octavo. 326 pages; indexed. Illustrated with photographs. 
An unauthorized biography of the star of stage, film, and television whose career spanned more than fifty years. Mr. Marx describes the tragic private life of this clown, with behind-the-scenes insights from co-workers from the golden age of Hollywood. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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984 (Sloan, John). Brooks, Van Wyck JOHN SLOAN: A Painter's Life
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1955. First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Tiny crimp to spine head, else a bright, fine copy in brown over yellow cloth, with printed spine label; in a somewhat edgeworn, lightly age-toned photo-pictorial dust jacket. With 25 illustrations, including photo-frontis portrait of Sloan. 246 pages. 
Biography of the influential American artist perhaps best known as a member of "The Eight" who painted the street life of New York City. Brooks and Sloan were friends, and Sloan's widow granted access to the artist's diaries and personal papers. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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985 (Smith, Clark Ashton). Rickard, Dennis THE FANTASTIC ART OF CLARK ASHTON SMITH
Baltimore, Maryland: The Mirage Press, 1973. First edition, first printing. 1502 copies printed. Hardcover. Faint crease to the front cover resulting in a crease to the upper portion of all pages, soiling to the rear cover, else very good in photo-pictorial stapled wraps. Quarto (8 1/2" by 11"). [58] pages. 
"An article on Smith's weird sculptures, with photos of more than 80 sculptures and drawings, and a carvings checklist."--Owings and Chalker. Photographs by the author. Cover photo by Wynn Bullock. Introduction by Gahan Wilson. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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986 (Smith, Jessie Willcox). Schnessel, S. Michael JESSIE WILLCOX SMITH
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, [1977]. 0690014937 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Quarto. 224 pages; four important appendices (offering detailed listings of her illustrated books, magazine covers, illustrations, and posters), notes, and an index. 
Superb monograph on Jessie Willcox Smith, an American Golden Age Illustrator, who was a prolific contributor to books and magazines during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. An excellent source for collectors--illustrated in color and b&w. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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987 (Snow, C.P.) Ramanathan, Suguna THE NOVELS OF C.P. SNOW: An Introduction
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1978). 0684153610 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a like dust jacket decorated with a photo of Snow. 
Intriguing full-length study of the controversial novelist, which takes into account his later work, as well as the entire STRANGERS AND BROTHERS sequence. Notes, bibliography, index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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988 (Solzhenitsyn, Alexander). Allaback, Steven ALEXANDER SOLZHENITSYN
New York: Taplinger Publishing Company, (1978). 0800801679 First edition. Hardcover. Nearly fine with a hint of shelf wear, in an illustrated dust jacket that shows very light age-toning. 
A biography of the Nobel prize-winning writer. Allaback concentrates mostly on Solzhenitsyn the writer by studying his work, including THE FIRST CIRCLE, THE CANCER WARD and AUGUST 1914. With a selected bibliography. 222 pp. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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989 (Spark, Muriel). Richmond, Velma Bourgeois MURIEL SPARK
New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing, (1984). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
A lively, insightful study covering all of Spark's novels, which include THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE. Richmond shows how headline events influenced Spark, and illuminates the importance of Catholicism in her work. 197 pages including index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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990 (Spark, Muriel). Walker, Dorothea MURIEL SPARK
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1988). 0805769609 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an age-toned, else fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
An incisive chronological analysis of Spark's twelve most important novels, focusing on the plots, dialogue and characters which reveal Spark's recurring themes. Twayne's English Author Series #460. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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991 (Speare, Elizabeth George). Apseloff, Marilyn Fain ELIZABETH GEORGE SPEARE
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1991). 0805776362 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. 
A comprehensive analysis of Speare's work, considering both her fiction and non-fiction and comparing them to the work of other acclaimed authors, such as Esther Forbes. Twayne's United States Authors Series # 541. 150 pages with index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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992 (Spenser, Edmund). Miller, David Lee THE POEM'S TWO BODIES: The Poetics of the 1590 "Faerie Queen"
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, (1988). 0691067449 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Index. 
"A fascinating exercise in critical triangulation that plays Spenser's FAERIE QUEEN off against post-structuralist theory and Renaissance political theology...Our ideas...will be enriched and refined by David Miller's remarkable book."--Richard Helgerson. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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993 (Spenser, Edmund). Rambuss, Richard SPENSER'S SECRET CAREER
(Cambridge): Cambridge University Press, (1993). 0521416639 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tiny dots of turquoise ink to lower page edges, else fine, in grey boards with gilt spine titling; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket that shows some fading to the spine panel. 164 pages, including index. 
Rambuss explores how the Renaissance poet's second career as secretary to various political and ecclesiastical figures informed his career as a poet, arguing that for Spenser the manipulation of secrets provided a strategy of self-promotion. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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994 (Spenser, Edmund). Shepherd, Simon SPENSER
Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Humanities Press International, Inc., (1989). 0391034758 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
The paradoxes which shaped the Elizabethan poet's life are fully and candidly considered, in a study divided into three sections: Politics, Sex, and Art. 135 pages, indexed. In the Harvester New Readings series. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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995 (Spinoza, Benedict Baruch). Damasio, Antonio LOOKING FOR SPINOZA: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain
New York: Harcourt, Inc., (2003). 0151005575 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 355 pages; appendices, notes, index, glossary. 
"This is an enticingly original work that offers page after page of startling insights about the working of the mind. It creates in its entirety that rarest of effects: the quality of revelation."--William Styron. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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996 (Stanley, Henry Morton). Hall, Richard STANLEY: An Adventurer Explored
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1975. 0395194261 First U.S. edition, first printing. Maps of Central Africa to the endpapers, and forty-two b&w photographs and illustrations. Hardcover. Fine, in brown cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; in a nearly fine, price-clipped illustrated dust jacket. 400 pages, bibliography, sources and notes, and indexes of persons and places. 
"Now, more than a century after his greatest journey, Stanley has been revealed in all his complexity and greatness in Hall's magnificent biography."--New Statesman. "Reads like a first-rate detective story."--Peter Farb. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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997 (Stanton, Larry). Hockney, David, Henry Geldzahler, Tim Dlugos, Julia Mayo & Arthur Lambert, Jr. LARRY STANTON: Painting And Drawing
(Pasadena, CA): Twelvetrees Press, 1986. 0942642295 First edition. Limited to 2000 copies. Hardcover. Very fine in illustrated dust jacket--still in the publisher's shrinkwrap. 
Quarto. [96] pages; 40 full-page illustrations with most in color. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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998 (Stapledon, Olaf). Fiedler, Leslie A. OLAF STAPLEDON: A Man Divided
New York: Oxford University Press, 1983. 0195030869 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
The innovative author of ODD JOHN and STAR MAKER comes under the analytical microscope of the noted critic and cultural historian. 
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999 (Starrett, Vincent). Hugo, Victor RUY BLAS: A Drama in Five Acts
Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1894. First U.S. edition: one of five hundred numbered copies, this is #493. Translated from the original French by ''W.D.S.A.'' Hardcover. Fine in forest green binding decorated with gilt devices and lettering; no dust jacket. From Vincent Starrett's library with his enchanting bookplate to front pastedown and SIGNED by him to the half-title. 
1838 verse drama, which christened Hugo's new Theatre de La Renaissance--a gift to him from the French Royal Family. In the Edition De Luxe, illustrated with numerous tissue-guarded plates and intext compositions by Adrien Moreau, etched by Champollion. 
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1000 (Stebbins, Horatio). Murdock, Charles A. HORATIO STEBBINS: His Ministry and Personality
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1921. First edition. Hardcover. Upper spine end lightly bumped, else a bright near fine copy in blue cloth titled in gilt; in dust jacket with several short tears to the rear panel, tiny chipping to the spine ends, and a small piece missing from the lower center of the spine, 
The subject of this memoir was for fifty years a minister of which over thirty-five years was spent in California as a leader of the Unitarian Church in San Francisco. Frontispiece portrait. 269 pages. 
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