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9901 McConnor, Vincent THE PARIS PUZZLE
New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., (1981). First edition: Uncorrected Proof with the publisher's carbon copy message to the author laid in. Proof. Mild age-toning to the extremities, else a near fine copy in bright yellow wraps. 
The author's fourth published mystery and the third (and last) to feature Paris Police Inspector Damiot. This is one of two bound galleys sent to the author by the publisher. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9902 McConnor, Vincent THE RIVIERA PUZZLE
New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., (1981). 0025829300 First edition: Uncorrected Proof with the publisher's original typed memo to the author laid in. Proof. Very mild age-toning to the extremities, else a near fine copy in light blue wraps. Tall octavo. 
The uncommon bound galley for the author's second Inspector Damiot mystery. Veteran Los Angeles radio, television, and film scriptwriter Vincent McConnor wrote two other Paris Police Inspector Damiot mysteries: THE PROVENCE PUZZLE and THE PARIS PUZZLE. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9903 McConnor, Vincent THE RIVIERA PUZZLE
New York: Macmillan, (1981). 0025829300 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a dust jacket with faint fading to the front cover, else very good plus. 
An Inspector Damiot mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9904 McConnor, Vincent LIMBO
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1987). 0892962267 First edition. Hardcover. Corner tips lightly bumped, a lower tip slightly abraded, pages edges mildly soiled, else near fine; in an illustrated, lightly age-toned dust jacket. Lovely jacket art of a jogger and a Volkswagen Beetle under a streetlamp by Nancy Stahl. 
The sixth mystery from the author of THE FRENCH DOLL and THE PARIS PUZZLE. A psychological portrait of a serial rapist who finds his victims as they jog through the Hollywood Hills and the detective who must bring him down. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9905 McConnor, Vincent THE MAN WHO KNEW HAMMETT
New York: Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1988). 0312931093 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, if faintly age-toned, dust jacket. Jacket art by Joe DeVito. 
81 year-old Zeke Gahagan, Los Angeles PI, tracks down other survivors of the Golden Age of Hollywood, reminiscing about the good old days of working with writers like Dashiell Hammett while trying to locate a missing person. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9906 McCormack, Thomas, editor AFTERWORDS: Novelists and Their Novels
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1969). 0060129034 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Light spotting to the upper page edges, else a near fine copy in a dust jacket that shows some minor discoloration. 229 pages. 
A collection of fourteen American and British authors writing about their own work, including Anthony Burgess, Truman Capote, John Fowles, Norman Mailer, Ross Macdonald, Wright Morris, Reynolds Price, Mary Renault, and six others. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9907 McCormick, Claire CLUB PARADISE MURDERS
New York: Walker, (1983). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a dust jacket with shelfwear to the edges, couple of short tears, else very good. 
A John Waltz mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9908 McCormick, Theodora THE LOVE OF FINGIN OLEA
New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., (1957). First edition. Hardcover. Small sticker-shadow to the front pastedown endpaper, spine ends slightly rubbed, else very good plus in black cloth over green boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a very good plus dust jacket with tiny chips and very short tears to the shelf edges. 
The prolific mystery author drew inspiration from the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin for this second novel set on Ireland's Emerald Isle in the twelfth century. A tale of the British invasion, superstitions, witchcraft and Fingin, a gifted physician. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9909 McCourt, Frank ANGELA'S ASHES: A Memoir
(New York): Scribner's, (1996). 0684874350 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-stamped maroon cloth over brown boards; in a very nearly fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
McCourt's extraordinary breakthrough was a publishing phenomenon, beloved by readers and heralded by critics; the book won the Pulitzer Prize (and a mantel-ful of other awards), inspired a film, and carved a market niche for all things Irish. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9910 McCourt, James KAYE WAYFARING IN "AVENGED": Four Stories
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1984. 039452361X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered red cloth shelfback over gilt-lettered red boards; in an age-toned, else fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Four stories which create a whole world of international theater and film: actors, directors, scriptwriters, press agents, the madcap, the celebrated, the hangers-on, all whirling around the blazing star, the adored two-time Oscar nominee, Kaye Wayfaring. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9911 McCourt, James KAYE WAYFARING IN "AVENGED": Four Stories
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1984. 039452361X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tiny dots of faint stain to front free endsheet, thus nearly fine, in gilt lettered red cloth shelfback over red boards; in very good plus, lightly edge-worn, age-darkened dust jacket. 
Tales of Hollywood centering around "an aging movie star (and recurring character in McCourt's work) who lives in Los Angeles's tony Silver Lake neighborhood" (PW) and "diva Mawrdew Czgowchwz (the subject of his first novel)"--Booklist. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9912 McCown, Clint WAR MEMORIALS
Saint Paul, Minnesota: Graywolf Press, (2000). 1555973124 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The author of THE MEMBER GUEST and two-time winner of the American Fiction Prize presents a novel of the 1990s set in a small southern town during a carnival show. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9913 McCoy, Horace SCALPEL
New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., (1952). First edition, third printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Spine titles faded to orange, else fine in grey boards; lacking the dust jacket. 
Horace McCoy began writing for pulp magazines, including BLACK MASK, in their heyday and in 1931 he went off to Hollywood to become a scriptwriter. SCALPEL is a late entry in a career that included the classic novel THEY SHOOT HORSES, DON'T THEY? Filmed. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9914 McCracken, Elizabeth THE GIANT'S HOUSE: A Romance
(New York): The Dial Press, (1996). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Critically acclaimed debut novel by McCracken tells the odd modern fable of a 26-year old Cape Cod librarian and her blossoming romance with a "giant"--a young boy who grows to be over eight feet in height. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9915 McCreary, Lew MINUS MAN
(New York): Viking, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Author of MOUNT'S MISTAKE. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9916 McCrum, Robert IN THE SECRET STATE
London: Hamish Hamilton, (1980). 0241103223 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A bright, fresh, beautiful fine copy in ochre boards with gilt spine lettering; in a very faintly age-toned, else fine color photo-pictorial dust jacket. Jacket design by Ken Reilly. 
A novel of contemporary England that investigates the shadowy side of government power. By the literary editor of The Observer, editorial director of Faber and Faber, and author of THE STORY OF ENGLISH. Filmed with Frank Finlay and Natasha Richardson. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9917 McCrumb, Sharyn THE PMS OUTLAWS
New York: Ballantine Books, (2000). First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in glossy wraps. 
A Elizabeth MacPherson Novel featuring the forensic anthropologist. "She's Agatha Christie with an attitude; outrageous and engrossing at the same time."--Nashville Banner. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9918 McCrumb, Sharyn IF EVER I RETURN, PRETTY PEGGY-O
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1990). First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip and promotional material laid in. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket that is slightly age-toned and lightly nicked. 
"McCrumb surpasses lauded earlier novels, including 1988 Edgar winner BIMBOS OF THE DEATH SUN, with this inventive mystery....A superior mystery, the book is also a masterful drama of lives shaped by traumatic events..."--Publishers Weekly. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9919 McCrumb, Sharyn THE ROSEWOOD CASKET
(New York): Dutton, (1996). 0525940111 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The fourth Appalachian Mountains-set novel by the author of SHE WALKS THESE HILLS and THE HANGMAN'S BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTER. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9920 McCrumb, Sharyn MISSING SUSAN: An Elizabeth MacPherson Mystery
New York: Ballantine Books, (1991). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The sixth novel in this series by the Edgar Award-winning author whose witty mysteries have been compared to the works of Jane Austen, Evelyn Waugh, and Ruth Rendell. "Who but Sharyn McCrumb can make a skull with a bullet hole funny?"--Tony Hillerman. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9921 McCullers, Carson REFLECTIONS IN A GOLDEN EYE
London: Cresset Press, 1942. First U.K. edition, first printing. Hardcover. 1942-dated gift inscription to front free endsheet, tiny areas of fading to the very ends of the spine, thus near fine, in orange cloth with gilt spine titling; in a lightly soiled and mildly age-toned dust jacket, with a few small chips, light rubbing. 
McCullers' novel of murder, mental instability, and sexual repression set on a Southern military base, here in its U.K. bow. This was McCuller's first book to be published in Great Britain. Filmed by John Huston with Marlon Brando and Elizabeth Taylor. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9922 McCullers, Carson CLOCK WITHOUT HANDS
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, 1961. 0395079772 First edition, first printing: first state dust jacket with cellophane insert to die-cut circle in front panel. Hardcover. Small patches of faint stain to lower page edges, else nearly fine; in a worn and nicked dust jacket with peekaboo die-cut ''clock face'' window revealing gilt debossed title on black circle to front. 
McCuller's last novel. "It is about response and responsibility -- of man toward his own livingness."--CM. "McCullers has a great poet's eye and mind and senses, together with a great prose writer's sense of construction and character."--Edith Sitwell. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9923 McCullers, Carson CLOCK WITHOUT HANDS
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, 1961. 0395079772 First edition, first printing: first state dust jacket with cellophane insert to die-cut circle in front panel. Hardcover. Name to front endsheet, a lightly used copy with some mild discoloration to spine, light fingering to red-orange cloth covers; very lightly worn dust jacket with peekaboo die-cut ''clock face'' window revealing gilt debossed title on black circle to front. 
McCuller's final novel, set in small-town Georgia on the eve of court-ordered integration. "Her most troubled work...a novel ten years in the making."--Mary Ellen Snodgrass. "Impeccable. The most impressive of her novels."--Atlantic Monthly. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9924 McCullers, Carson A TREE, A ROCK, A CLOUD
(Mankato, Minnesota): Creative Education Inc., (1990). First edition thus. Hardcover. Near fine in burgundy cloth with blind-stamped cloud-haired woman to front cover; in illustrated dust jacket. 
Short story from McCullers' collection, THE BALLAD OF THE SAD CAFÉ AND OTHER STORIES. In the smartly produced short story series from Creative Education. Jacket art by Roberto Innocenti. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9925 McCulley, Johnston BROADWAY BAB
New York: W.J. Watt & Company, Publishers, (1919). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Slight spine slant, previous owner's red-inked name to front free endsheet, offsetting to endsheets, very mild wear, and a bit of soiling to the page edges, a strong very good plus; lacking dust jacket. 
First published novel from the creator of Zorro is a bustling, energetic, slang-rich tale of a "regular, up-to-date New York woman" who answers an ad to go West and work in an "eating joint" in a place called Dusty Bend, "on the rim of hell!" Scarce. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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9926 McCullough, Colleen ON OFF
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney: Simon & Schuster, (2006). 0743286421 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Minor crimp to lower spine edge, near fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
Australian McCullough, author of THE THORN BIRDS, portrays one of the creepiest serial killers in recent fiction in this intelligent shocker set in 1965 at an ivy league university. Police lieutenant Carmine Delmonico tracks a serial killer. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9927 McCullough, Colleen A CREED FOR THE THIRD MILLENNIUM
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1985). 0060153016 First edition, first printing: limited issue ''for the friends of the author and the publisher.'' Hardcover. Fine, in chocolate brown cloth shelfback over marbled boards, with marbled endsheets bearing the limitation notice; in unprinted tissue dustwrapper which is browned and shows wear and nicking. 
Dystopian future-set novel by the author of THORN BIRDS tells of the creation of a new messiah. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9928 McCullough, David Willis GREAT DETECTIVES: A Century of The Best Mysteries From England and America
New York: Pantheon Books, (1984). 0394540654 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine with mild age-toning to the pages and endsheets; in a like pictorial dust jacket. 
Complete novels and short stories of suspense and brilliant detection, by masters such as Agatha Christie, Robert van Gulik, Raymond Chandler, Ellery Queen, Rex Stout, and Ray Bradbury. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9929 McCusker, Brian THE QUEST FOR QUARKS
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1983). First edition. Hardcover. Small rubbed spot on the front cover with a few scratches to the rear, else a near fine copy without dust jacket. 
This short account of elementary particles, written for the layman, will be an inspiration to anyone wishing a first exposure to the intrigues and mysteries of modern physics. 160 pages with a reading list and index. Illustrated boards. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9930 McCutchan, Philip CONVOY OF FEAR
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1990). 0312050658 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket with a hint of edge wear. 
Commodore John Kemp directs his convoy through the war-torn Mediterranean as the spectre of cholera hovers over the ships' companies. Follows CONVOY EAST in the popular series of naval adventures. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9931 McCutchan, Philip HALFHYDE AND THE ADMIRAL
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1990). 0312043236 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Pages lightly age-toned, else fine in a pictorial dust jacket that shows some fading and mild edgewear; jacket illustration by Roger Towers. 
Halfhyde, skipper of the steamer Taronga Park, takes on two special passengers: Mr. Mayhew of the Foreign Office and Detective Inspector Todhunter of the Metropolitan Police, in a secret rescue operation to exotic (and dangerous!) South America. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9932 McCutchan, Philip ASSIGNMENT MALTA
Long Preston, North Yorkshire: Magna Print Books, (1991). 0750503815 First edition thus. Large print trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Tiny bump to the upper tip of the front cover, else a very nearly fine copy in color illustrated wraps. 
The fifth mystery featuring Criminal Warfare Investigator, James Packard by the author of the acclaimed Lieutenant Halfhyde nautical series. The Packard series books were all published in England under the pen name of Robert Conington Galway. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9933 McCutchan, Philip CONVOY HOMEWARD
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1992). 0312081685 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Mild fading along the extremities, else near fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
CONVOY HOMEWARD finds Commander Kemp completing a circle made over the course of five previous "Convoy" novels, featuring John Mason Kemp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9934 McCutchan, Philip THE SECOND MATE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1996). 0312144105 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
McCutchan's second novel featuring Tom Chatto, the eager young Irishman learning the ropes as a British seaman. This time Tom's aboard the Orvega, bound round Cape Horn. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9935 McCutchen, George Barr COWARDICE COURT
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1906). Early printing. Very close to fine, in sea-foam binding lettered and decorated in darker green, with oval color paste-on illustration that shows a tiny nick; in illustrated jacket that shows mottling, minor chipping, small area of dampstain. 
Very nice example of this early jacketed novel by the Graustark creator, with illustrations by Harrison Fisher (including tissue-guarded color frontispiece) and decorations by Theodore B. Hapgood. Filmed in 1919. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9936 McCutcheon, George Barr ANDERSON CROW DETECTIVE
New York: Dodd Mead & Company, 1920. First edition. Hardcover. Mild tan offsetting to the front endpapers, else very good plus to near fine in green cloth, blind-embossed with decorated rules, titles stamped in black; in a fine high quality FACSIMILE dust jacket featuring wraparound art by John T. McCutcheon. 
With frontispiece and twenty-three inserted illustrations on coated stock in pen-and-ink by John T. McCutcheon, the Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist and brother to George Barr McCutcheon. A collection of short stories featuring Marshall Anderson Crow. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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9937 McCutcheon, George Barr BLADES
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1928. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Owner's name, dated 1928, to front free endsheet, a whisper of shelfwear, else a fine copy in blue cloth with yellow lettering and fuchsia rules; in an age-darkened, mildly edge-worn dust jacket. A very nice copy! 
A young man travels to a remote area along the Canadian border and discovers a community of people seemingly left behind by time. There, half-believing he has been transported back to Pilgrim days, he falls in love! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9938 McCutcheon, John T. THE RESTLESS AGE
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, (1921). B0008621GW First edition, first printing. Yellow-and-black vignette cartoons decorate the head of each chapter. Hardcover. Offsetting to endsheets, else fine, in full olive-green cloth with maroon lettering and rules, and gorgeous, full-color inset paste-on illustration to front cover; no dust jacket. Laid in are two clipped blurbs for the book, perhaps from dust jacket? 
Comic novel, with cartoons, of "the wicked city and the folks back home, the heartless heiress and the poor but honest hero." McCutcheon was a Chicago Tribune cartoonist for forty years, winning the Pulitzer in 1931. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9939 McDaniel, Adam HOW TO SUCCEED IN HEAVEN WITHOUT REALLY DYING
New York/Lincoln/Shanghai: iUniverse, Inc., (2005). 0595347851 First edition thus: a trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Fine, in slick, illustrated wraps. Cover illustration by the author. 
A darkly satirical, modern-day urban fairy tale concerning the adventures of a young man coming to terms with life, death, and all their crummy consequences. "A masterpiece."--Christie S. Smith. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 13.95 USD
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9940 McDaniel, Bruce W. THE DESERT: God's Crucible
Boston: Richard G. Badger/The Gorham Press, (1926). First edition, first printing. Original gilt-stamped brown cloth, parchment-style endpapers; illustrated dust jacket. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Quarto. [118] pages. Thirty-six photographs. 
Published at the authors' expense, this attractive volume blends poetry, nearly one-hundred sketches and sepia-toned photographs to create a loving tribute to the desert. A splendid example of 1920s fine book arts. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9941 McDaniel, E.W., et al, editors ION-MOLECULE REACTIONS
New York: Wiley-Interscience, (1970). First edition. Hardcover. Embossed owner's seal on the half-title page, otherwise fine in grey cloth with yellow lettering on the spine; no dust jacket. 
374 pages, includes subject and author indices. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9942 McDermott, Alice CHARMING BILLY
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1998). 0374120803 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. National Book Award winner. 
"There's no one like Alice McDermott for catching the ebullient particulars of the Irish-American sensibility, and in this superbly drawn, bittersweet tale of a captivating alcoholic... her touch is light as a feather, her perceptions purely accurate." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9943 McDevitt, Jack ANCIENT SHORES
(New York): HarperPrism, (1996). 0061052078 Book club edition. Hardcover. Blind embossed ownership seal to the front endpaper, else fine in a fine pictorial dust jacket with wraparound color artwork by Jim Burns. 
"Strange artifacts and a doorway to another world are found in parts of the Midwest that were once the shores of an ancient sea."--LOCUS. Nebula finalist. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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9944 McDevitt, Jack CAULDRON
New York: Ace Books, (2007). 0441015255 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine dust jacket with mild crimping to the upper shelf edge. 
McDevitt, the space opera specialist offers two traditional SF plots in this Academy novel featuring Youthful physicist Jon Silvestri and series keystone Priscilla Hutchins. Set in 2255. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9945 McDonald, Craig and Weckert, John, editors LIBRARIES AND EXPERT SYSTEMS
(London/Los Angeles): Taylor Graham, (1991). 094756851 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Very mild crimp to the lower shelf-edge, else near fine in glossy wraps. 
Proceedings of a conference and workshop held at Charles Sturt University--Riverina, Australia, July 1990. 232 pages; figures; tables; notes; and references. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9946 McDonald, Gregory FLYNN'S IN
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1984). 089296085X First edition, limited issue. One of 250 numbered copies SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in blue-grey cloth with spine titles stamped in gilt; textured endpapers; in pictorial dust jacket with artwork by Bob Walker; housed in a fine, as-new, matching cloth slipcase. 
Boston Police Inspector and part-time intelligence agent Francis Xavier Flynn is summoned by Police Commissioner D'Esopo to a secret wilderness compound and finds himself the hostage of a secret club of the nation's most powerful and peculiar. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9947 McDonald, Gregory FLYNN'S WORLD
New York: Pantheon Books, (2003). 0375422366 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in waxed brown linen over auburn boards with gilt titles and devices to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
After almost two decades Flynn is "in" again with this fifth and much belated installment to the playful mystery series featuring Boston Police Inspector Flynn. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9948 McDonald, Gregory FLYNN'S IN
New York: Mysterious Press, (1984). 089296085X First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The third mystery featuring Boston p.i. Flynn from the author of the FLETCH books. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9949 McDonald, Gregory FLETCH, TOO
(New York): Warner Books, (1986). 0446513261 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The ninth mystery featuring McDonald's inimitable, wise-cracking Fletch. Fletch runs into trouble while vacationing in Colorado with his new bride. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9950 McDonald, Gregory FLETCH WON
(New York): Warner Books, (1985). 0446513253 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
The eighth Fletch mystery. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9951 McDonald, Hugh C. THE AUDITORIUM AFFAIR
London: Robert Hale and Company, (1973). 0709134959 First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Light foxing to the page edges, else near fine; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket that also shows some foxing to the flaps and general minor edge wear. 
SIGNED and inscribed by McDonald to the front free end-paper. Police are stumped by a series of brutal slayings in New York City even though the killer has given them a script detailing his upcoming crimes. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9952 McDonald, Ian EVOLUTION'S SHORE
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books, (1995). First U.S. hardcover edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club; with the jacket code, 11008. Trade Paperback. Fine in a very nearly fine dust jacket. Jacket art by John Jude Palencar. 
SF novel of alien contact and genetic change at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro. Expansion of the 1990 novellette, "Towards Kilimanjaro"--first issued in the U.S. as a Spectra trade paperback. Published in slightly different form in the U.K. as CHAGA. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9953 McDonough, Peter MEN ASTUTELY TRAINED: A History Of The Jesuits In The American Century
New York: The Free Press, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. Illustrated with photographs. 616 pages including notes and an index. 
The rise, decline and transformation of a male religious order. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9954 McDowall, Arthur; illustrations from lino-cuts by Mary McDowall PEAKS & FRESCOES: A Study of the Dolomites
London: Oxford University Press/Humphrey Milford, 1928. First edition, first printing. Fourteen extraordinary color lino-cuts, including frontispiece. Map of the Dolomites to front endpapers. Hardcover. Mild foxing to a few pages, bookplate to rear pastedown, light wear and flecking to burgundy cloth covers; lacking dust jacket. Large, tall octavo. 
Portrait in word and picture of the alpine mountain region. "Besides the surprise and splendour in the mountains, you find out the charm of the people and of a life which seems to match and yet vary the nature of the hills."--McDowall, from preface. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9955 McDowall, Ian A STUDY IN DEATH
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312278683 First U.S. editon: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in glossy, color illustrated wraps. 
This debut novel by the professional philosopher cum author is an intricate puzzler featuring Detective Sergeant Kerr and Detective Chief Inspector Jacobson who travel to Amsterdam investigating a murder and the inner workings of the software industry. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9956 McEachin, James PEBBLES IN THE ROADWAY: Tales and Essays, Bits and Pieces: Selected Performances
Encino, Ca.: The Rhard Publishing Group, (2003). 0965666115 First edition, first printing: CD. New. Fine cd in jewel case. SIGNED by the author, at an event at our bookshop, to the front cover. Music composed and orchestrated by Louis Forestieri. 
The actor/author/decorated war veteran's performs 17 selections from his book of the same title. These are his recollections and thoughts gathered as he traveled across America during his life. Experiences told as a war veteran and as a Black American. 
Price: 21.95 USD
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9957 McEachin, James PEBBLES IN THE ROADWAY: Tales and Essays, Bits and Pieces: Selected Performances
Encino, Ca.: The Rhard Publishing Group, (2003). 0965666123 First edition, first printing: cassette tape. New. Fine cassette in jewel case. SIGNED by the author, at an event at our bookshop, to the front cover. Music composed and orchestrated by Louis Forestieri. 
The actor/author/decorated war veteran's performs 17 selections from his book of the same title. These are his recollections and thoughts gathered as he traveled across America during his life. Experiences told as a war veteran and as a Black American. 
Price: 18.95 USD
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9958 McEachin, James VOICES: A TRIBUTE TO THE AMERICAN VETERAN, Commemorative
Encino, Ca.: The Rhard Publishing Group, (2005). 0965666174 First edition, first printing: CD. New. Fine cd in jewel case and tri-fold card-cover. 
SIGNED by the author, actor, and decorated veteran at an event at our bookshop. This Benjamin Franklin Award-winner for Best non-fiction audio is written, produced and narrated by McEachin. Six powerful pieces honoring U.S. military heroes. 
Price: 16.95 USD
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9959 McEachin, James PEBBLES IN THE ROADWAY: Tales and Essays, Bits and Pieces
Encino, Ca.: The Rhard Publishing Group, (2003). 0965666107 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. New. Fine in a fine dust jacket. SIGNED by the author, at an event at our bookshop, to the title page. Small octavo. 272 pages; and index. 
A personal recollection of the actor/author/decorated war veteran's thoughts in prose, poetry and song. As McEachin traveled across America he wrote. He wrote about talking with veterans, meeting everyday extraordinary folk and of his Black experiences. 
Price: 21.95 USD
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9960 McEachin, James SAY GOODNIGHT TO THE BOYS IN BLUE
Encino, CA: The Rharl Publishing Group, (2000). 096566158 First edition. Hardcover. All corner tips very lightly bumped, else near fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. SIGNED by the author on the leaf preceding the title-page. 
This novel by the author of THE HEROIN FACTOR and FAREWELL TO THE MOCKINGBIRDS is set in a small town in New Jersey in 1950. In this suspenseful blend of dark satire and black comedy, everybody gets exactly what they deserve in the end. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9961 McEachin, James THE HEROIN FACTOR
Encino, Ca.: The Rhard Publishing Group, (1999). 096566614X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. New. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author and highly acclaimed actor to the publisher's insignia, pre-title page. Detective Wyatt McKnight, a Black lieutenant in the narcotics division of the LAPD is called in to investigate the murder of a fellow officer. Compelling plot. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9962 McEachin, James OLD GLORY: A Film Short
Encino, Ca.: The Rhard Publishing Group, (2007). First edition, first printing. New. Fine DVD in tri-fold, color illustrated, glossy card case. SIGNED by the author, actor/director to the front cover, at an event at our bookshop. 
GI Film Festival Award-winner, this superb, patriotic video that honors our military heroes, was inspired by the 2003 film short that McEachin appeared in entitled REVEILLE. OLD GLORY was written, produced, directed and acted by James McEachin. 
Price: 17.76 USD
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9963 McEldowney, Eugene A KIND OF HOMECOMING
London: Heinemann, (1994). 0434000051 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Debut novel for McEldowney introduces Belfast police superintendent Cecil Megarry. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9964 McEldowney, Eugene THE SAD CASE OF HARPO HIGGINS
London: Heinemann, (1996). 0434003581 First edition. Hardcover. Tanning to half the text block (two different paper lots appear to have been used), else this is a fine copy in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Third outing for Irish cop Cecil Megarry finds the superintendent on vacation in Dublin and unable to resist poking his nose into somebody else's case. "McEldowney has created a cop who outrivals Morse for angst and integrity."--Irish Independent. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9965 McElroy, Bernard FICTION OF THE MODERN GROTESQUE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1989). 031201340X First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in black cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket, with reproduction of Albert Sughi's ''Donna sul divano rosso.'' 
McElroy examines the use of the grotesque in such major writers as Kafka, Joyce, Grass and Pynchon, "in an attempt to account for the disturbing power of their unique visions of life in the twentieth century." Notes, index. A very scarce book. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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9966 McElroy, Joseph A SMUGGLER'S BIBLE
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., (1966). First edition. Charcoal black cloth with spine titles gilt. Hardcover. Pink top page edges spotted, page fore-edges display some soiling, wear and rubbing to the shelf edges, else a very good plus copy; in a price-clipped and shelfworn dust jacket with tiny chips, short tears and mild creases, and rear panel soiling. 
Joseph McElroy’s debut novel, hailed in the New York Times as a novel of "daring, range, and brilliant subtlety...", with the front endpaper SIGNED by the author with the following inscription "To Hope and John/With faith in your charity. Always, Joe." 
Price: 150.00 USD
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9967 McEvoy, John BLIND SWITCH
(Scottsdale, Arizona): Poisoned Pen Press, (2004). 1590580958 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with materials laid in, and with publisher's rubber-stamped notice to front free endsheet. Hardcover. Otherwise, fine, as-new, in black cloth with gilt spine stamping; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. 
In McEvoy's debut mystery, the FBI impress rebellious ad exec Jack Doyle into a quest after people who are maiming or killing throughbred horses for their insurance values. Includes a scene at Chicago's storied Wrigley Field. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9968 McEwen, Joanna, editor KITH 'N KIN: Reminiscences, Biographies, Genealogies, Photographs, featuring Oro Township Pioneer Families
(Oro Township, Ontario): (Township of Oro), 1978. First edition. Hardcover. Small, neat ownership signature on the front endpaper; splash of stain to the top page edge, with minor soiling to the page edges, otherwise a very good plus copy in dust jacket with some small chips missing, edgetears, and minor creasing. 
Quarto. Family histories are arranged in encylopedic form. 419 pages, illustrated throughout, errata sheet laid in, genealogy charts for each family. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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9969 McFarland, Dennis A FACE AT THE WINDOW
New York: Broadway Books, (1997). 0553066943 First edition. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-lettered, black cloth onver brown boards; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
"Cookson Selway, an escapist with a tormented alcoholic past, while vacationing in England with his wife, becomes haunted by the ghost of a young girl who died in a fall from his hotel window sixty years earlier." By the author of THE MUSIC ROOM. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9970 McFayden, Cody SHADOW MAN
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books, (2006). 0553804650 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
McFadyen's "crisp and smart" debut is a serial killer drama set in California featuring female FBI agent Smoky Barrett and her antagonist, a madman known as "Jack Jr.," who believes he's a descendant of Jack the Ripper. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9971 McFetridge, John EVERYBODY KNOWS THIS IS NOWHERE
Orlando/Austin/New York/San Diego/Toronto/London: Harcourt, Inc., (2008). 0151014426 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The second Toronto-set, noir mystery featuring Detective Gord Bergeron involves a missing girl, drugs, immigration, and police corruption. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9972 McGann, Oisin THE GODS AND THEIR MACHINES
New York: TOR / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2004). 0765311593 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Completely fantastical yet totally relevant. A talented new voice for the fantasy genre. Bound to be big. Spellbinding adventure from beginning to end."--Eoin Colfer. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9973 McGarrity, Michael SERPENT GATE
(New York, N.Y.): Scribner, (1998). 0684850761 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in slick, illustrated wraps. 
Third novel featuring Kevin Kerney by the author of MEXICAN HAT and TULAROSA. Kerney investigates a cop killing in a small New Mexico ranching town. "...another winner - SERPENT GATE is moody, evocative, compelling." --Sarah Lovett 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9974 McGaughey, Neil OTHERWISE KNOWN AS MURDER.
New York: Scribner's, (1994). 0684196743 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
"McGaughey's debut is an utter joy. He knows his New Orleans. He shares his encyclopedic knowledge of the genre. But most importantly, this mystery critic can write."--Sarah Shankman. "Fresh. Funny. Funky. Fabulous."--Carolyn Hart. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9975 McGerr, Pat FATAL IN MY FASHION
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1954. First edition, first printing. Published for the Crime Club. Hardcover. Textblock tanned, as expected, but this is a bright, fresh, gleamingly fine example of the book, bound in black cloth with yellow spine lettering; in a lightly soiled, somewhat rubbed, mildly age-toned pictorial dust jacket. 
Sensational surrealistic jacket art by Vera Bock invites the reader into this Crime Club puzzler set against the backdrop of "Paris haute couture, with the usual trimmings."--Barzun and Taylor. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9976 McGiffen, Steve TENNANT'S ROCK
New York: St. Martin's Press, (2001). 031226657X First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Minor crimp to the lower spine edge, else a near fine copy; in a fine dust jacket. 
Set in the Upper Sacramento Valley during the 1860's, the author's debut novel illuminates the extraordinary lives of women on the western frontier by focusing on their fight for survival, identity and independence. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9977 McGinley, Patrick GOOSEFOOT
New York: Dutton, (1982). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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9978 McGinley, Patrick FOXPRINTS
New York: St. Martin's, (1983). First U.S edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a dust jacket with shelfwear to the edges, else near fine. 

Price: 12.50 USD
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9979 McGinley, Patrick FOGGAGE
London: Jonathan Cape, (1983). First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Lightly bumped corner tip, else a near fine copy in a dust jacket with minor shelfwear, else very good. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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9980 McGivern, Maureen and William MENTION MY NAME IN MOMBASA: The Unscheduled Adventures of An American Family Abroad
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1958). First edition. Hardcover. Lightly bumped corner tips, light toning to the shelf edges, else a near fine copy in a very good, price-clipped dust jacket with a sticker scar to the front panel and shelfwear to edges. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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9981 McGovern, Cammie THE ART OF SEEING
New York: Scribner, (2002). 0743228359 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
"THE ART OF SEEING is about vision, the sale of imagery, fame, and betrayals. That it is also about two sisters wrapped in a web of love, and mutual distrust simply makes it all the more intricate . . ."--Charles Baxter. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9982 McGovern, George TERRY: My Daughter's Life-And-Death Struggle with Alcoholism
New York: Villard, (1996). 0679447970 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in maroon cloth over boards with gilt lettering to the front cover and spine; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 208 pages with nine b&w photographs. Small octavo. 
Senator George McGovern's devastating account of his daughter's alcoholism which culminated in her freezing to death in a snow bank in Madison, Wisconsin at the age of forty-five. This book is McGovern's attempt to come to terms with her demise. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9983 McGowan, Heather SCHOOLING
New York: Doubleday, (2001). 0385501382 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
This debut novel by the author of the Lincoln Center performed play, THE RETURN OF SMITH, is a coming-of-age novel dealing with art, theatre and teacher-student relationships in the world of boarding schools. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9984 McGowen, Tom THE MAGICIAN'S CHALLENGE
New York: Lodestar Books/Dutton, (1989). 0525672893 First edition. Hardcover. A bright, fresh, fine copy in buff boards lettered in green foil to the spine; in a mildly age-toned, else fine illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Michael Hays. No remainder mark!! 
When the city of Orello is destroyed by reen--intelligent, ratlike creatures---Armindor the magician, his apprentice Tigg, and orphan Jilla undertake a dangerous quest. Third novel in McGowen's Armindor trilogy of YA fantasies. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9985 McGown, Jill SCENE OF CRIME
New York: Ballantine Books, (2001). 0345443136 First U.S. editon: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in glossy blue-and-white wraps. 
The eleventh Lloyd and Hill mystery and the sequel to PLOTS AND ERRORS. The inspectors and parents-to-be investigate the murder of the wife of playwright for an amateur drama club. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9986 McGrath, Patrick PORT MUNGO
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. 1400041651 First U.S. edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
The sixth novel by a distinctive literary craftsman whose work Tobias Wolff calls "fiction of a depth and power we hardly hope to encounter anymore." A novel of a complex array of family obsessions that run through generations. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9987 McGregor, Gaile THE NOBLE SAVAGE IN THE NEW WORLD GARDEN: Notes Toward a Syntactics of Place
Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green University Popular Press, (1988). 0879724161 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in green cloth; in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design by Gary Dumm. 357 pages, bibliography. 
The second volume in a series of studies of English-speaking post-frontier cultures. McGregor examines the representation of the landscape and the inhabitants of American as described in literature from the Puritans to modern Science Fiction. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9988 McGregor, Iona AN EDINBURGH REEL
London: Faber and Faber, (1968). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in green cloth with gilt spine-stamping; in a neatly price-clipped, otherwise fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design by Peter W. Branfield. 
Juvenile historical novel set in 1751 Edinburgh. Debut book from the author who would go on to write THE POPINJAY (1969), THE TREE OF LIBERTY (1972), and THE SNAKE AND THE OLIVE (1974). 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9989 McGregor, Iona THE BURNING HILL
London: Faber & Faber, (1970). 0571093183 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in orange cloth with gilt spine lettering; in a mildly age-toned dust jacket that has been very neatly clipped to the lower front flap, but that is otherwise fine. Jacket illustration by Elizabeth Grant. 
Historical novel aimed at the juvenile reader, set in Fife in the eighteenth century. "McGregor is irresistible on eighteenth-century Scotland. It is a real joy to come upon a book that is so full of wit, charm, and, above all, life."--Leon Garfield. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9990 McGregor, Iona THE SNAKE AND THE OLIVE
London: Faber and Faber, (1974). 0571105823 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in olive boards with gilt spine lettering; in a very faintly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with very faint sticker ghost to lower front flap. A splendid copy! Wraparound jacket art by Elizabeth Grant. 
Young adult historical novel of Hippocrates, the first towering figure in the history of medicine. By the author of AN EDINBURGH REEL and THE POPINJAY. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9991 McGrory, Brian THE NOMINEE
New York: Atria Books, (2002). 0743403525 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The second political thriller featuring reporter Jack Flynn by the Boston Globe columnist, Washington Press insider and author of THE INCUMBENT. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9992 McGuane, Thomas THREE COMPLETE NOVELS
New York: Wings Books, (1993). 0517100193 First edition thus. Hardcover. Near fine in a like dust jacket. 
"His sheer writing skill is nothing short of amazing....McGuane is a virtuoso."--NY Times. McGuane's offbeat comic novels have earned him comparisons with Hemingway, Faulkner, Fitzgerald. Comprises KEEP THE CHANGE, NOBODY'S ANGEL, THE BUSHWACKED PIANO. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9993 McGuinness, Diane, editor DOMINANCE, AGGRESSION AND WAR
New York: Paragon House Publishers, (1987). 0892260351 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 328 pages; figures; tables; references; and index. 
A collection of ten papers addressing the principles underlying the mechanism and expression of dominance and its function in the control and prevention of aggressive encounters. Contributors wrote from experiences with animals or studies of people. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9994 McGuire, Paul THE SPANISH STEPS
London: The Catholic Book Club, (1941). Reprint. U.S. title: ENTER THREE WITCHES. Hardcover. Very good: light overall wear, faint foxing to preliminaries and to endmatter, church lending library bookplate to pastedown; lacking dust jacket. 
"A sensitively written story full of humor and Roman atmosphere, with two or three fairly live characters--so live, in fact, that no corpse turns up until nearly the end of the book. The hero is a newspaper correspondent."--Barzun and Taylor. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9995 McHugh, Maureen F. NEKROPOLIS
(New York): EOS, (2001). 0380974576 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in red wraps. 
Maureen F. McHugh is the author of MISSION CHILD, CHINA MOUNTAIN ZHANG, and HALF THE DAY IS NIGHT as well as the Hugo Award-winning story "The Lincoln Train." "One of the finest U.S. fiction writers working today."--Minneapolis Star-Tribune. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9996 McIlvaney, William THE BIG MAN
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1986). 0688064051 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages uniformly age-toned, else fine, in an age-toned, else fine dust jacket. 
Novel of bareknuckle boxing set in the brutal, seamy Glasgow underworld; by the author of LAIDLAW, which won a Silver Dagger Award from the British Crime Writer's Association, and THE PAPERS OF TONY VEITCH. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9997 McIlvanney, William LAIDLAW
New York: Pantheon, (1977). 0394412532 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Short closed edge tear to flyleaf, else this is a very nearly fine copy in pictorial dust jacket that is lightly age-toned. 
"William McIlvanney's novel seems to me to have the resonance and staying power of a saga. McIlvanney has broken new ground, and is to be congratulated on his talent and his daring."--Ross Macdonald. Notable mystery debut for McIlvanney. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9998 McIlvanney, William LAIDLAW
New York: Pantheon, (1977). 0394412532 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Faint foxing to top page edges, else very good plus in a dust jacket with a couple of short tears, else very good. 
Superb first mystery from the distinguished novelist and poet. "I have seldom been so seized by a style, or so taken by a character as I was by the angry and compassionate Glasgow detective, Laidlaw..."--Ross Macdonald. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9999 McIlvanney, William STRANGE LOYALTIES
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1992). 068811413X First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Jack Laidlaw Mystery by the author of LAIDLAW and THE BIG MAN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10000 McInerny, Ralph GETTING A WAY WITH MURDER
New York: The Vanguard Press, (1984). 0814908942 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine, but mildy age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. 
A Father Dowling mystery. "The Dowling mysteries are a godsend for readers who enjoy suspenseful psychological puzzles."--ALA Booklist. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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