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10201 Miller, Rand & Robyn; with Wingrove, David MYST: THE BOOK OF ATRUS
New York: Hyperion, (1995). 9780786861590 First edition,first printing. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated boards; no dust jacket, as issued. 
"A tale of son against father; of truth versus evil; and of love and redemption. You will travel to wonderful new ages and have all your questions answered--for this story ends where the world you know of MYST begins." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10202 Miller, Walter M., Jr. SAINT LEIBOWITZ AND THE WILD HORSE WOMAN
New York: Bantam Books, (1997). 0553107046 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in a near fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Matt Zumbo. 
Forty years after the initial appearance of his modern sf classic, the Hugo Award-winning A CANTICLE FOR LEIBOWITZ, Miller offered this sequel. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10203 Millhauser, Steven PORTRAIT OF A ROMANTIC
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977. 039441165X First edition. Hardcover. A whisper of offsetting to the endsheets, else a fine copy, in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt to the spine, with top edges colored a robin's-egg blue; in a lightly age-toned pictorial dust jacket. A splendid example. 
"Written in immaculate prose. . .a prodigious feat of memory, with an enormous density of felt and observed life."--William Kennedy. Follow-up to Millhauser's dazzling debut, EDWIN MULLHOUSE. Millhauser won the 1997 Pulitzer for MARTIN DRESSLER. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10204 Millhiser, Marlys KILLER COMMUTE
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2000). 0312266103 First edition. Hardcover. Very mild crimp to the upper spine edge, else near fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
The fifth mystery featuring Charlie Greene, a Long Beach literary agent who in this episode finds her neighbor's dead body in the front seat of his truck. Millhiser is the author of THE MIRROR. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10205 Millhiser, Marlys MICHAEL'S WIFE
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1972). 0399110151 First edition. Pale blue cloth with spine titles and decoration gilt. Hardcover. Small patch of stain to the upper gutter of the front endpapers, faint foxing to the page edges, nicks to the page fore-edges, fading to the shelf edges, and slightly musty, else very good; in an age-toned and lightly shelfworn illustrated dust jacket. 
Jacket illustration by Charles Geer. Marlys Millhiser's very elusive debut is a romantic novel of suspense set on a remote estate in the Arizona desert. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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10206 Millhiser, Marlys NIGHTMARE COUNTRY
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1981). 0399125957 First edition. Hardcover. Penned ''P'' to lower page edges, a few mild smudges to page edges, else a near fine copy in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Norm Walker. 
From the bestselling author of THE MIRROR, this is a supernatural tale of a man and a woman bound together by their dreams. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10207 Millhiser, Marlys THE THRESHOLD
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1984). 0399130128 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a pictorial dust jacket that shows some mild edgewear, minor age-toning. 
Time travel yarn from the author of THE MIRROR. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10208 Millhiser, Marlys THE THRESHOLD
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1984). 0399130128 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 
Haunting novel from the author of THE MIRROR about two modern-day travellers to the Colorado ski resort of Telluride who find a way across the "threshold" into the mining camps of the turn-of-the-century. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10209 Milligan, W.O., editor PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROBERT A. WELCH FOUNDATION CONFERENCES ON CHEMICAL RESEARCH: X. Polymers
Houston, Texas: [Robert A. Welch Foundation], 1967. First edition. Hardcover. Very mild soiling to the covers, staining along the internal gutters (from production glue), else near fine in a sturdy black cloth with gilt titles to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. The text has been printed on glossy coated stock. 
A collection of eight lectures on chemistry presented at the Robert A. Welch Foundation tenth conference held in Houston, November 21-23, 1966. 264 pages; illustrated with figures and black-and-white photographic portraits of presenters. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10210 Milligan, W.O., editor PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROBERT A. WELCH FOUNDATION CONFERENCES ON CHEMICAL RESEARCH: xi. Radiation and the Structure of Matter
Houston, Texas: [Robert A. Welch Foundation], 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in black buckram lettered in gilt on spine and front, without dust jacket, as issued. 
Octavo. 221 pages, graphs, tables, portraits of contributors. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10211 Mills, Donald SOUTHWEST IMPRESSIONS
(Glorieta, New Mexico): (The Rio Grande Press), (1973). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in pebbled leatherette boards with a southwest scene embossed on the front cover, lettering in copper-like tones. 
Quarto. Paintings and drawings by the artist of Arizona, Utah, Colorado and New Mexico--the Four Corners Country. 125 pages, endpaper maps, full-page illustrations throughout--some in color. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10212 Mills, James PROSECUTOR
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1969). First edition. Hardcover. Sticker shadow to front endpaper, else near fine in a price-clipped dust jacket that is near fine. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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10213 Mills, M., editor LYBEAUS DESCONUS
London: Published for the Early English Text Society..., 1969. First edition; complimentary copy with a card laid in. Hardcover. A fine copy in brown silk with an attractive Society emblem in gilt on the front cover; no dust jacket. 
In this edition of LYBEAUS DESCONUS the two best copies (those of MSS. Cotton Caligula A. II. and Lambeth Place 306) have been printed as parallel texts. No. 261 in the series. 302 pages, appendix, names of persons and places, glossary. Facsimiles. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10214 Mills, Roger E. and Ascher, Edgar and Jaffee, Robert J., editors CRITICAL PHENOMENA IN ALLOYS, MAGNETS, AND SUPERCONDUCTORS: Battelle Institute Material Science Colloquia, Geneva and Gstaad, Switzerland, September 7-12, 1970
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1971). First edition. Hardcover. Embossed ownership seal of physicist Daniel Deutsch on the front endpaper; ink line to the bottom page edges, else a near fine copy in gray cloth; no dust jacket. 
Materials Science and Engineering Series. 661 pages, list of participants, references, index. Figures and equations. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10215 Miln, Louise Jordan RICE
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1930. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A beautiful, fine, fresh copy in bright yellow cloth lettered in black; in a mildly age-darkened and lightly rubbed printed dust jacket. 
Late career novel by the American writer best known, perhaps, for her novelization of H.M. Vernon and Harold Owen's play, MR. WU. Like Pearl Buck, Miln was drawn to Asian subjects in both her novels and non-fiction. Lovely example of this title. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10216 Milne, A.A. TWO PEOPLE
New York: E.P. Dutton and Company, Inc., 1931. B000DCOCFO First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild spine slant, pink upper-page-edge tint rubbed, thus near fine in vivid fuchsia cloth inlaid with gilt against green title cartouche to front cover and spine, fore-edge untrimmed; good dust jacket: spine-faded, rubbed, edgeworn, sticker scar to flap. 
"Mr. Milne has tried most sorts of writing, but though these have included a detective story, a long fairy story and a novelized verision of a play, he has never before seriously tackled the novel form. Here is his first attempt."--jacket blurb. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10217 Milne, A.A. CHLOE MARR
New York: E.P. Dutton and Company, Inc., 1946. B0007J7URU First U.S. edition, first printing. In gray cloth with maroon stamping; illustrated dust jacket. Hardcover. Faint foxing and pale dampstaining to endsheets and rear matter, some faint spotting to front cover, mild bruise to a lower corner tip; thus about near fine; in a good dust jacket, with soiling, rubbing, spotting, creasing, fading to spine panel. 
"The story of Chloe Marr, beautiful, desirable and elusive -- and of the men who are in love with her. The scene is London, and Mr. Milne's characters move with elegance and grace through Mayfair and the publishing and theatrical worlds."--flap blurb. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10218 Milne, A.A.; illustrations by E.H. Shepard THE KING'S BREAKFAST And Other Selections from A.A. Milne
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1947. B0007DPTF6 First U.S. edition thus. Hardcover. Fine, in pictorial boards with color artwork by Shepard; in a very lightly worn illustrated dust jacket with a few sooty smudges and overall light soiling. Albeit, a nice copy of this fragile issue! 
Selections from WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG ("The King's Breakfast" and "Jonathan Jo") and WINNIE-THE-POOH ("Eeyore Loses a Tail" and Surrounded by Water"), accompanied by Shepard's monochrome art within and his full-color watercolors on jacket and boards. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10219 Milsone, Leonard M. and Edelson, Richard L., editors ENDOCRINE, METABOLIC AND IMMUNOLOGIC FUNCTIONS OF KERATINOCYCTES
New York, New York: The New York Academy of Sciences, 1988. First edition. Two long creases to the front cover, some mild shelfwear, else a very good copy in illustrated wraps. 
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences: Volume 548. Papers presented at a conference held by the New York Academy of Sciences in New York City, Feb. 17-19, 1988. 366 pages; subject index and an index of contributors. Figures and tables. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10220 Mims, Edwin THE ADVANCING SOUTH: Stories of Progress and Reaction
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1927. Corrected fifth edition. Hardcover. Upper corner tips lightly bumped, else a very good plus copy in maroon ribbed cloth, titles in gilt (slightly tarnished); lacking the dust jacket. 
A series of essays related to the liberal movement in the South that fought against a conservatism that had impeded Southern Progress. This copy has been SIGNED, and dated at the University of Southern California by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10221 Min, Anchee BECOMING MADAME MAO
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000. 0618004076 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Minor paper-flaw (nick) to the upper edge of the front pastedown, else near fine in red cloth over red boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
The author draws from historical facts and her own past experiences in this fictionalized account of the ambitious, vindictive and cruel Madame Mao. Early in life, Min was recruited for Madame Mao's Shanghai film studio from a Chinese labor collective. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10222 Min, Anchee WILD GINGER
Boston/New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2002. 0618068864 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Like her character Wild Ginger, Min ardently followed the tenets of Maoism to save her spirit and joined the Red Guards to avoid being attacked. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10223 Mina, Denise SLIP OF THE KNIFE
New York/Boston/London: Little, Brown and Company, (2008). 031601558X First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Edgar-finalist's third thriller to feature Paddy Meehan finds the Glaswegian journalist embroiled in a politically charged and personal story. When the corpse of Meehan's ex-lover turns up it, everything points to an IRA execution. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10224 Minahan, John FACE BEHIND THE MASK
New York: W.W. Norton, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A "Little John" Rawlings mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10225 Minahan, John GREAT GRAVE ROBBERY
New York: W.W. Norton, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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10226 Miner, Earl, edited, with an introduction by ILLUSTRIOUS EVIDENCE: Approaches to English Literature of the Early Seventeenth Century
Berkeley/Los Angeles/London: University of California Press, 1975. 0520027825 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very small bookplate of noted bibliographer, librarian, and author Lawrence Clark Powell to pastedown, a few tiny areas of stain to preliminaries, else fine, in tan-grey cloth stamped in bright blue; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Essays by Frank L. Huntley, James Thorpe, Barbara K. Lewalski, Robert M. Adams, Louis L. Martz, Stanley E. Fish. 135 pages, including index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10227 Miner, Roy Waldo, editor CHROMATOGRAPHY
New York: New York Academy of Sciences, 1948. First edition. Trade Paperback. Fine in wraps. 
Trade paperback. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences: Volume XLIX, Article 2. Pages 141-326; this series of papers was presented at the Conference on Chromatography in 1946. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10228 Mingay, G.E. THE TRANSFORMATION OF BRITAIN 1830-1939
London, Boston and Henley: Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1986). 071009762X First edition. the fifth volume in the Making of Britain series. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 236 pages, eighty-two b&w photographs, nine b&w figures, further reading list, and an index. 
A history of Britain from the growth of cities in the mid-19th century to the start of World War II, written from an archaeologist's perspective, with an emphasis on material culture, or what was produced and what it reveals about English society. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10229 Minghella, Anthony COLD MOUNTAIN: A Screenplay
New York: Miramax Books, (2003). 1401359426 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine in color photo-pictorial wraps. This copy SIGNED by screenwriter/director Minghella to the half-title page. 
Minghella's adaptation of Charles Frazier's National Book Award-winning novel starred Nicole Kidman, Jude Law and Renee Zellweger. Zellweger won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10230 Minkoff, G. J. FROZEN FREE RADICALS
New York: Interscience Publishers Inc., 1960. First edition. Hardcover. A near fine book in very good dust jacket that is lightly rubbed and shelfworn. 
148 pages, references, index. Color photographic frontispiece, text figures and equations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10231 Minton, H. Garland BLIND MAN'S BUFF
London: Paul Elek, (1974). 0236176242 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
A personal account of a man who suddenly became blind, with details on the different manners in which he was treated and the adjustments he had to make in the 1960s. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10232 Mirbeau, Octave THE GARDEN OF EVIL (THE TORTURE GARDEN)
London: David Bruce & Watson, (1973). 0851270115 First edition thus: translation by Raymond Rudorff. Hardcover. Very mild crimping at spine ends, else fine, in black boards; in very nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket that shows some minor edgewear. 
Mirbeau's once scandalous tale of a young Frenchman's affair with a beautiful, exotic and cruel girl, the female personification of the Marquis de Sade. Originally published in French in 1899. Filmed in 1976. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10233 Mirsky, Prince D.S. CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN LITERATURE, 1881-1925
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1926. First edition, first printing. 372 pages, including index, plus colophon. Hardcover. Owner's discreetly penned name to endsheet, else fine, fresh, virtually as-new, in green cloth with gilt lettering, pale green top-edge tint; in a lightly worn, age-darkened, very good plus dust jacket, with vertical crease to spine panel. 
Follow-up to the Russian political and literary historian's landmark and still standard study, A HISTORY OF RUSSIAN LITERATURE: From its Beginnings to 1900. Mirsky's view of Chekhov as "lowbrow" is seen by some critics as a peculiar blind spot. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10234 Mirvis, Tova THE OUTSIDE WORLD
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2004. 1400041619 First edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
A comic portrait of two Orthodox Jewish families put in turmoil by the marriage of their children. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10235 Mischakoff, Anne KHANDOSHKIN AND THE BEGINNING OF RUSSIAN STRING MUSIC
Ann Arbor, Michigan: UMI Research Press, (1983). 0835714284 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in tan illustrated cloth; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Octavo. 197 pages; appendices, notes, bibliography, and an index. 136 music examples. Russian Music Studies, No. 9. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10236 Miscione, Lisa TWICE
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2004). 0312314051 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A new book! SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Third outing for PI Lydia Strong. Miscione's previous books, ANGEL FIRE and THE DARKNESS GATHERS inspired enthusiastic praise. "Flat-out terrific!"--Margaret Coel. "One of my favorite new characters, by one of my favorite new writers."--Lee Child. 
Price: 23.95 USD
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10237 Mishima, Yukio and Bownas, Geoffrey, edited by NEW WRITING IN JAPAN
(Middlesex, England): Penguin Books, (1972). 0140034269 First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Mass market paperback. Pages uniformly tanned, a hint of wear to the covers, else a fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps, with detail of ''Ama-no-Hashidate'' by Kawabata Ryuhsi. 
Scarce anthology of poetry and short stories by eighteen Japanese writers, including Mishima, Kobo Abe, Oe Kenzaburo, Yoshioka Minoru, Anzai Hitoshi, Tamura Ryuichi, more. 249 pages, including capsule biographies of the writers. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10238 Mistry, Rohinton SWIMMING LESSONS And Other Stories from Firozsha Baag
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1989. 0395498627 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in red-foil stamped blue cloht over blue boards; in an illustrated dust jacket. 
"The crowded, throbbing life of India is brilliantly captured in this series of stories about some of the characters who live in a Bombay apartment block."--London Sunday Times. "It's hard to believe this is Mistry's first book."--Albert Manguel. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10239 Mitchell, Adrian THE APEMAN COMETH: Poems by Adrian Mitchell (and Apeman Mudgeon)
London: Jonathan Cape, (1975). 0224011316 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in black boards with gilt spine titling; in a lightly age-toned photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Collection by the English poet, playwright, novelist, children's author, librettist and lyricist, who has long been associated with the National Theatre and the RSC. This copy inscribed and SIGNED by the author with an original doodle of an elephant. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10240 Mitchell, Albert HERE'S THE ANSWER
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1946). First edition. Hardcover. Lower edges slightly bumped, else very good in a price-clipped and slightly shelfworn dust jacket with short edge tears, a lightly faded spine and taped edge reinforcing on the verso. 
The author was "The Answer Man" for a radio program in New York. It is from the public response to this program that the questions in this book are derived. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10241 Mitchell, Allan THE DIVIDED PATH: The German Influence on Social Reform in France After 1870
Chapel Hill and London: The University of North Carolina Press, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The first full scale study of French social reform after 1870, based on documentation in both France and Germany, with a focus on the French response to the social legislation passed during the 1880's in imperial Germany under Otto von Bismarck. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10242 Mitchell, Edwin Valentine IT'S AN OLD PENNSYLVANIA CUSTOM
New York: The Vanguard Press, Inc., (1947). First edition. Hardcover. Bumped corners, light offsetting to endsheets, a small stain to page 10, else a near fine copy in oatmeal cloth with green illustration of pilgrims to front cover; in illustrated dust jacket with age-toning to spine, mild corner crease to front panel. 
A volume in the American Customs series. Pennsylvania and its many varieties of people, traditions, and superstitions are described in this combination history lesson and travel guide, including the Amish, Mennonites, Quakers, and Dunkers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10243 Mitchell, Edwin Valentine IT'S AN OLD CAPE COD CUSTOM
New York: The Vanguard Press, Inc., (1949). First edition. Hardcover. Some minor staining to lower edges of the cover, else a near fine copy in grey cloth with brown illustration of a whale to the front cover; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket. 
A volume in the American Customs Series. Mitchell describes the Cape Cod region, which Thoreau called, "the bare and bended arm of Massachusetts," with the sea, the salt air, the dunes, the part-time residents, and the traditions. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10244 Mitchell, James RUSSIAN ROULETTE
London: Hamish Hamilton, (1973). First edition. Hardcover. Former owner's inscription to the front endpaper, else a near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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10245 Mitchell, James DEAD ERNEST
New York: Henry Holt, (1986). 0805004637 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
"James Mitchell's latest is another crackling tale, witty as always and spiced with a tropical tie...A first-rate thriller." --Daily Post. By the author of DYING DAY. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10246 Mitchell, James; Woodward, Edward RED FILE FOR CALLAN (A MAGNUM FOR SCHNEIDER)
(London): Corgi Books/Transworld Publishers Ltd, (1971). First edition thus: a paperback. This copy SIGNED by both the author, James Mitchell, and the star of the television show, Edward Woodward. Pages and covers lightly age-toned, else a fine, bright, beautiful, unread copy in color photo-pictorial wraps with photograph of Edward Woodward as Callan in the U.K. television series. 
A MAGNUM FOR SCHNEIDER was first shown as an episode of the anthology series ARMCHAIR THEATRE; retitled CALLAN, it ran on Thames Television from 1967 to 1973, with Woodward in the title-role. This is a pb edition of Mitchell's novel based on the show. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10247 Mitchell, John H. WRITING FOR TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL JOURNALS
New York: John Wiley & Sons, (1968). Third Printing. Hardcover. Lower corner tips lightly bumped otherwise near fine in dust jacket. 
Style guides and sample articles are used to demonstrate techniques in writing for professional journals serving both the novice and the experienced writer. 405 pages including an index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10248 Mitchell, Joseph JOE GOULD'S SECRET
New York: The Viking Press, (1965). First edition. Hardcover. Rear endpaper excised, page edges somewhat soiled with one corner creased from folding, corner tips lightly bumped, else a very good copy; in a worn and rubbed dust jacket with tiny edge tears and attending creases. 
This book consists of two views of the same man, Joe Gould, both written as Profiles for THE NEW YORKER, one in 1942 and the second in 1964; reworked by the author to form a single brillantly conceived portrait. Source of the recent film adaptation. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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10249 Mitchell, Kay LIVELY FORM OF DEATH
New York: St. Martin's, (1991). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Chief Inspector Morrissey mystery. Review copy. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10250 Mitchell, Michele THE LATEST BOMBSHELL
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (2003). 0805073213 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Spine edges mildly crimped, else near fine in a like, photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Of this former political anchor's debut novel, Laura Zigman writes: "Denizens of Washington D.C. and small towns everywhere will recognize this cast of characters from the feisty heroine to the friends and fiends that surround her. A terrific read!" 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10251 Mitchell, Reid THE VACANT CHAIR: The Northern Soldier Leaves Home
New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. 0195078934 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. Jacket design and inset photograph by Pat Burton. 201 pages, frontispiece illustration, twenty-six b&w plates, notes, and an index. Small octavo. 
The author draws on letters, diaries, and memoirs of soldiers to describe the experience of soldiers from the North during the Civil War. 
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10252 Mitchell, Sally THE FALLEN ANGEL: Chastity, Class and Women's Reading 1835-1880
Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green University Popular Press, (1981). 0879721553 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in red linen with titles stamped in white to the front cover and spine; in a fine dust jacket. Octavo. 223 pages; bibliography; The authors' synopses; and index. 
A study of the unchaste woman in fiction that also examines the ideas about how women were defined, how a woman was viewed as physically changed when not a virgin, woman's nature, her role, her relationship to man, to society, and to herself. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10253 Mitgang, Herbert DANGEROUS DOSSIERS: Exposing the Secret War Against America's Greatest Authors
New York: Donald I. Fine, Inc., (1988). 1556110774 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket, with very light tanning to the edges. Jacket designed by Robert Aulicino. 331 pages, fifty illustrations, evidence and readings, index. 
Mitgang, cultural correspondent for THE NEW YORK TIMES, reveals the fifty-year espionage campaign waged by the C.I.A., F.B.I., and other intelligence agencies against America's most prominent authors, including Hemingway, Steinbeck, and Faulkner. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10254 Mixon, Laura J. PROXIES
New York: Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1998). 0312854676 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Very mild crimping to the spine ends (production flaw), thus near fine; in an illustrated dust jacket. 
The second novel from the author of the highly praised GLASS HOUSES. Set in a plausible, technological future, this is the story of one woman's invention, the ability to project one's consciousness, gone terribly awry. 
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10255 Miyabe, Miyabe SHADOW FAMILY
Tokyo/New York/London: Kodansha International, (2004). 4770030029 First U.S. edition, first printing: Advance Reading copy. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. Translated from the Japanese by Juliet Winters Carpenter. 
A mystery focusing on the murky world of internet chat rooms, populated by all types of people attracted by the possibility of being whoever they wanted to be. The award-winning Miyabe, author of over 35 novels, is a prominent Japanese mystery writer. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10256 Mo, Timothy THE MONKEY KING
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1986). 0688061893 First edition thus. Hardcover. Near fine in a lightly age-toned dust jacket. 
"A comic richness of astonishing maturity."--The London Times. "Splendid and highly entertaining...A genuine writer."--Books and Bookmen. Mo's impressive debut, followed by SOUR SWEET, AN INSULAR POSSESSION and REDUNDANCY OF COURAGE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10257 Moats, Leone B. THUNDER IN THIER VEINS: A Memoir Of Mexico
New York: The Century Company, (1932). First edition. Hardcover. Spine somewhat faded, former owner's bookplate and label on the front endpapers, else very good without dust jacket. 
Edited by Russell Lord. Contains 19 photographic illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10258 Modesitt, L.E., Jr. SHADOWSINGER
New York: Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2002). 0765303582 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in a fine illustrated dust jacket with wraparound artwork by Darrell K. Sweet. 
"This fifth and last novel in the Spellsong Cycle is by far one of the best sword and sorcery novels of the new millennium."--Harriet Klausner. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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10259 Modesitt, L.E., Jr. MAGE-GUARD OF HAMOR
New York: Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2008). 0765319276 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket illustrated by Darrell K. Sweet. New from the publisher! 
The fourteenth novel in the Saga of Recluse and the second of two volumes set mostly on the continent of Hamor, far across the sea from Recluce, where the story began. The tale of how Rahl, a mage, gains both more knowledge and power. 
Price: 27.95 USD
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10260 Modesitt, L.E., Jr. THE ETHOS EFFECT
New York: TOR / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2003). 0765308029 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Sequel to THE PARAFAITH WAR, set two-centuries later and intended to be read independently. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10261 Modesitt, L.E., Jr. THE SHADOW SORCERESS
New York: Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2001). 031287877X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket illustrated by Darrell K. Sweet. 
The fourth book in the Spellsong Cycle by the author of THE SOPRANO SORCERESS. The beginning of a new trilogy shifts its focus to Secca, now a young Sorceress who is thrust into power when her mentor is killed. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10262 Modesitt, L.E., Jr. THE OCTAGONAL RAVEN
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2001). 031287720X First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket with artwork by David Seeley. 
Standalone SF adventure from the author of the RECLUSE fantasy saga. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10263 Modesitt, L.E., Jr. GRAVITY DREAMS
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1999). 031286826X First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"The transformation of a young man from an agrarian Luddite to a physiologically enhanced star pilot provides the plot for Modesitt's latest, a far-future SF adventure."--PW. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10264 Modesitt, L.E., Jr. DARKSONG RISING: Book Three of The Spellsong Cycle
New York: TOR / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1999). 0312868227 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In the third volume in the saga where music is a source of magic, a bereaved voice teacher from Iowa becomes a mighty ruler. Anna Marshall is now regent of the fantastic realm of Defalk and must gather her loyal followers to defend against rivals. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10265 Modessit, L.E., Jr. EMPIRE & ECOLITAN: THE ECOLITAN OPERATION and THE ECOLOGIC SECESSION
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2001). 0312878796 First omnibus edition: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine, as-new, in slick, illustrated wraps. With cover art by Wayne Barlowe. 
"A super-agent envoy uses ecological tricks against the bureaucratic intrigues of the oppressive Terran Empire" (Locus); second and third books of the Ecolitan Series. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10266 Moeller, Philip SOPHIE: A Comedy
New York: Alfred A Knopf, (1919). B00085OYZE First edition, first printing. With a prologue for the reader by Carl Van Vechten. Hardcover. Mild curl to boards, some spotting to top page edges, very light wear to edges, mild soiling to rear cover; thus very good plus; in a near fine printed dust jacket with some darkening to spine panel, light wear to edges. 
Depicts one night in the life of 18 century French actress and diva Sophie Arnould, one of the wittiest and most notorious women of her age. Moeller wrote a number of successful Broadway plays and was also a notable director of O'Neill and others. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10267 Moffat, Gwen DYING FOR LOVE
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, (2005). 9786715030 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Culchet is everyone's idea of the idyllic Lake District village--but when two deaths occur within a short space of time, both too sudden and unusual to be deemed accidents--the village erupts in panic. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10268 Moffat, Gwen MISS PINK AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD
New York: Scribner's, (1975). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Rubbing to the top shelf edges, staining to top page edges, else very good in a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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10269 Moffat, Gwen OVER THE SEA TO DEATH
New York: Scribner's, (1976). 0684148080 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a lightly age-toned dust jacket. 
A Miss Pink crime novel by the author of MISS PINK AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10270 Moffat, Gwen STONE HAWK
New York: St. Martin's, (1989). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Miss Pink mystery. Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10271 Moffat, Gwen RAGE
New York: St. Martin's, (1990). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
A Miss Pink mystery. Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10272 Moffett, Judith PENNTERRA
New York: Congdon & Weed, (1987). 0865531897 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Textblock age-toned, as expected, else fine; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket with mild age-toning, and uniform fading to the spine and rear panel. 
"Sf novel, a first novel, in the "Isaac Asimov Presents" series. Quakers have settled an alien planet, and fit in with the strange natives. New high-tech settlers upset the balance, and things begin to happen."--Locus. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10273 Moffett, Judith THE RAGGED WORLD: A Novel of the Hefn on Earth
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1991). 0312054998 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A few tiny areas of stain to upper page edges, else near fine, in blue boards with silver spine titling; in a near fine, faintly age-toned, very lightly edge-worn illustrated dust jacket. 
"A brave book, exhilarating and harrowing, a journey to the depths and heights of experience....a triumph."--Michael Swanwick. "One of the best new writers to enter science fiction in many years."--Gardner R. Dozois. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10274 Moffett, Judith TIME, LIKE AN EVER-ROLLING STREAM: A Sequel to The Ragged World
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1992). 0312083238 First edition. Hardcover. Tiny dot of pale stain to upper page edges, else fine in a fine dust jacket with artwork by Harlan Hubbard. 
"Moffet brings to life the strangeness that is at the core of what we love about SF. Her tales of the Hefn...are destined to become classics of alien encounter SF."--Terry Bisson. Sequel to the author's highly praised THE RAGGED WORLD. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10275 Molesworth, Mrs. THE BOLTED DOOR And Other Stories
London & Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers Ltd., [1906]. First edition. Blue cloth lettered in gilt, with illustration in dark blue, black and gilt to front cover, spine. 239 pages, a leaf of ads to rear. Hardcover. Very good only: shaken, spine slant, wear, abrasion, rubbing, dots of stain to covers, foxing to pages and page edges, owner's inscription to a flyleaf, inked ''1906'' to title-page, 1913 Sunday School Prize bookplate to pastedown. Tissue-guarded frontis. 
The title tale, "The Feather for Connie," "Genevieve's Escapade," "A Strange Christmas," "Garden Tools," "The Thatched Cottage," "What the Parcel-Post Brought on Christmas Eve," "A New Cinderella," "Cruel Kindness." 17 illustrations by Lewis Baumer. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10276 Molesworth, Mrs. THE BEWITCHED LAMP
London: W. & R. Chambers, Limited, [circa 1908]. Early reprint. Blue cloth adorned with an early Mabel Lucie Attwell illustration--in green, yellow and black--of a girl and boy reading by a window. Hardcover. Very good: mild wear and rubbing to covers, small area of pale stain to rear cover, some negligible stains within; endsheets tanned, as expected; public school prize bookplate (1st prize!)--hand dated 1908 to front pastedown; no dust jacket. 
Fantasy yarn by the doyenne of Victorian children's fiction centers around 13-year-old Roger Fawke and a magical lamp which somehow finds its way back when taken away from its Moordale Court home. Tissue-guarded frontispiece by Robert Barnes. Scarce! 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10277 Moliere COMEDIES
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, (1986). Reprint. Fine, as-new, in ruby-red faux-leather binding with gilt lettering and decoration; hubbed spine, all edges gilt, decorative endpapers. 
THE SCHOOL FOR HUSBANDS; THE SCHOOL FOR WIVES; THE MISANTHROPE; TARTUFFE; THE MISER; THE WOULD-BE GENTLEMAN; THE IMAGINARY INVALID. Translated by Donald Frame. Wood-engraved illustrations after Tony Johannot. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10278 Molineux, Roland Burnham THE ROOM WITH THE LITTLE DOOR
New York: G.W. Dillingham Company, (1903). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Spine shows some minor darkening and some fading to the white lettering, else a fresh, fine copy in blue cloth with black rules, gilt devices, and white lettering. Burnham family bookplate to pastedown. 
Account of his time in prison by the defendant in a sensational murder-by-poison trial. The titular room is the death chamber at Sing-Sing. Molineux was eventually retried and acquitted; his case is oft cited as a precedent in modern criminal cases. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10279 Moll, Elick SEIDMAN AND SON
New York: Samuel French, Inc., (1963). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in very lightly rubbed photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Moll's stage adaptation of his novel originally starred Sam Levene and Vincent Gardenia. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10280 Molnar, Thomas UTOPIA: The Perennial Heresy
New York: Sheed and Ward, (1967). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in mauve cloth with plum-colored titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with very short tears and minor creases to the lower shelf edges. 245 pages; index. 
The author's belief that utopian thinking possesses its own structure brings a theme to this study on the sometimes contradictory and dangerous visions of some major utopians. Some doctrines examined are those of the Gnostics, Marxists, and Manicheans. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10281 Momaday, N. Scott THE NAMES: A Memoir
New York/Hagerstown/San Francisco/London: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1976). 0060129816 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine dust jacket that shows some fading to the spine panel. Illustrated with photographs. 
The author of the Pulizer Prize-winning novel, HOUSE MADE OF DAWN, here writes warmly and eloquently of his own life, of the Southwest, of what it means to grow up with a strong spiritual relation to the American wilderness. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10282 Monahan, Brent THE SCEPTRED ISLE CLUB
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2002). 0312288034 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in color illustrated, glossy wraps. 
With the same acclaimed format used in THE JEKYL ISLAND CLUB, Monahan combines real historical detail with cameos of famous figures in this period mystery set in London 1905 and centered around an exclusive men's club. Conan Doyle makes an appearance. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10283 Monahan, Michael AT THE SIGN OF THE VAN: Being the Log of the Papyrus with Other Escapades in Life and Letters
New York & London: Mitchell Kennerley, 1914. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint dustsoiling to top page edges, a whisper of wear, else a fine, fresh copy in green cloth with gilt lettering and blind rules; in the scarce early dust jacket...lightly worn, age-darkened, with very minor nicking. A lovely example. 
Literary essays, memoirs in four parts: "At the Sign of the Van"; "Adventures in Life"; "Adventures in Letters"; "Adventures of the Spirit"--by the founder of The Papyrus--one of the earliest little magazines--succeeded, in 1914, by Monahan's The Phoenix. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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10284 Monahan, Michael ADVENTURES IN LIFE AND LETTERS
New York & London: Mitchell Kennerley, 1912. First edition, first printing. 332 pages. Hardcover. Small oval of faint stain at hinge of a flyleaf and facing page, else very very close to fine, in green cloth with gilt lettering and blind rules; in a good dust jacket, with soiling, nicking, shallow chipping, separation at front flap fold. 
Collection of eloquent and penetrating pieces by the American essayist and poet, founder of The Papyrus and The Phoenix magazines. Subjects both literary and autobiographical include: Dumas, Maupassant, Claude Tillier. Scarce in jacket. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10285 Monig, Christopher ABRA-CADAVER
London: T.V. Boardman & Company Limited, (1958). First U.K. edition. American Bloodhound Mystery No. 230. Hardcover. Dots of faint foxing to page edges, else nearly fine, in orange textured boards with black lettering and bloodhound devices; in a lightly worn, rubbed, creased pictorial dust jacket with a patch of pale dampstain to rear panel. 
Follow-up to THE BURNED MAN, which introduced series insurance sleuth Brian Brett, and which garnered notices like, "A witty American thriller."--Alan Hunter. By Kendell Foster Crossen under pseudonym; Crossen also wrote as M.E. Chaber. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10286 Monikova, Libuse THE FACADE: M.N.O.P.Q.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. 0394572505 First edition in English: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in royal blue cloth over boards with gilt titles and panel to the front cover and spine; in fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Translated from the German by John E. Woods. For this book, Monikova was the recipient of the prestigious Alfred Doblin Prize. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10287 Monroe, Steve '46, CHICAGO
(New York): Talk Miramax Books/ Hyperion, (2002). 0786867310 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in printed wraps. 
Suspended cop Gus Carson is hired by an aspiring politician to find a kidnapped racketeer. "[Monroe is] a fine storyteller . . . with a plot that builds, twists and turns in the tradition of classic crime/suspense pulp fiction."--USA Today. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10288 Monsarrat, Nicholas A FAIR DAY'S WORK
London: Cassell, (1964.) First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in gold-stamped china blue boards; in like dust jacket with some very light edge wear and a nearly invisible, stamp-sized mar to bottom front panel. With a starkly powerful jacket painting by Arthur Wragg. A very nice copy. 
"Unofficial" strike aboard the luxury ship Good Hope as below decks "seethe agitation and unrest, tightening their grip as the tide floods and the hour for sailing approaches." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10289 Montague, Gilbert Holland THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF THE STANDARD OIL COMPANY
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1903. First edition. From Arthur Hoe library, with his distinctive bookplate to pastedown. Hardcover. Paper label residue to spine, light wear to spine ends and corners, owner's rubber stamp to front pastedown, name to front endpaper, nicked abrasion to upper board, else a very good copy with gilt lettering to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 
A study of the Standard Oil Company, by Montague, a Ricardo Scholar in Economics at Harvard University. The sources of this history are the reports of official investigating commissions from New York State and the U.S. government. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10290 Montalbano, William D. & Hiassen, Carl A DEATH IN CHINA
New York: Atheneum, 1984. 0689114486 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tiny splotch of black ink to lower page edges, dot of faint stain to fore-edge, else a sharp, bright, nearly fine copy in silver-lettered red cloth shelfback over blue boards, red top-edge coloring; in a very mildly age-toned, else fine dust jacket. 
Third novel from the writing team is "a classic thriller...but what sets it apart from other fine genre books is the evocative portrait of the new China that the authors paint."--John Katzenbach. "Startling and compelling."--Malcolm Bosse. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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10291 Montanari, Richard THE ROSARY GIRLS
New York: Ballantine Books, (2005). 0345470958 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The first installment in a projected series by the screenwriter and internationally acclaimed novelist. "Readers of this terrifying page-turner are in the hands of a master storyteller. Be prepared to stay up all night."--James Ellroy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10292 Montante, Angelo Thomas L'AFFAIRE FOUCQUET: An Analysis of Its Treatment by Contemporaries, Litterateurs and Historians
(Ann Arbor, Michigan): (University Microfilms International), 1978. Authorized facsimile produced by microfilm-xerography. About fine, in stiff cardstock wraps with printed paper label. A dissertation submitted in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree Doctor of Philosophy in History. 
Investigates the main contemporary and secondary sources dealing with the political ruin of Louis XIV's finance minister, Nicolas Foucquet. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author; with a note laid in, also SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10293 Montecino, Marcel BIG TIME
New York: William Morrow, (1990). 0688093744 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The second novel by the author of THE CROSSKILLER. "Marcel Montecino has all the makings of a superstar novelist." --Stephen King 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10294 Montecino, Marcel BIG TIME
New York: William Morrow and Company, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Signed by the author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10295 Montedonico, L., compiled by MISCELLANEA: Containing a Variety of Literary Compositions
Los Angeles, California: Privately Printed, 1935. First edition, first printing: one of 150 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press. Hardcover. Offsetting to endsheets, mild fingering to covers, thus very nearly fine, in light brown cloth shelfback with printed spine label, over purple boards; no dust jacket. Tall octavo. 
A delightfully diverse commonplace book of literary pieces, compiled for friends and acquaintances and "undertaken and performed, in my seventy-sixth year, as a diversion" (LM). 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10296 Monteilhet, Hubert THE PRAYING MANTISES
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1962. First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Former owner's small bookplate, name and date (in ink) to front pastedown, else fine; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket. 
Translation by Richard Howard of the original French-language edition entitled LES MANTES RELIGIEUSES. "a cool, swift, elegant, ruthless tale that will spoil the intelligent man's taste for the lesser product."--Sybille Bedford. Two-part TV movie source. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10297 Monteilhet, Hubert MURDER AT LEISURE
London: Hodder and Stoughton, (1972). First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Faint stain on top and bottom page edges, else very good plus in a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket. 
Author of PRAYING MANTISES. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10298 Monteilhet, Hubert MURDER AT THE FRANKFURT BOOK FAIR
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1976. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a dust jacket with light shelfwear, else near fine. 
A novel about the publishing of an international bestseller. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10299 Monteleone, Thomas F. SEEDS OF CHANGE
Don Mills, Ontario, Canada: Laser Books, (1975). First edition. Uniform brown offsetting to the inside covers else, a fine copy of this paperback original. 
Limited Collector's Edition. Kelly Freas illustrated covers. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10300 Monteleone, Thomas F. OZYMANDIAS
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1981. 0385157681 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint remainder spray to lower page edges, else fine, in black boards with white spine lettering; in a lightly soiled, mildly worn and age-toned, very good illustrated dust jacket--showing a few tiny edge tears. 
Second book in Monteleone's "entertaining post-Holocaust Guardian sequence." In the first volume, GUARDIAN, "a supercomputer is found" and in this sequel, the computer "is incarnated in a human body."--Clute and Nicholls. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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