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10401 Morrison, Toni PARADISE
New York/Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998. 0679433740 Publisher's reprint. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Morrison's first novel since she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993, and it is possibly her best work of fiction to date."--NY Times. A "risk-taking major work that will have readers feverishly, and fearfully turning the pages."--Kirkus. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10402 Morrison, Toni SULA
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1993). 0394480449 Fifteenth printing. Hardcover. Fine in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Wendell Minor. 
Toni Morrison won the 1993 Nobel Prize for literature. "Lyrical and gripping, SULA is an honest look at the power of friendship amid a backdrop of family, love, race, and the human condition." --Gisele Toueg. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10403 Morrone, Wenda THE YEAR 2000 KILLERS: Terrorism By Computer
New York: St. Martin's Press/Thomas Dunne Books, (1999). 0312206224 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Warmly inscribed "from one ex-New Yorker to another" and SIGNED by the author to the title page. Lorelei Muldoon, Y2K and business computer expert, is kidnapped by terrorists just after she makes a discovery about her recently murdered partner. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10404 Morrow, James ONLY BEGOTTEN DAUGHTER
New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc., (1990). 0688052843 Book Club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"...tells the story of Christ's sister, Julie Katz, whose virgin birth derives from the fact that her father has contributed to a sperm bank..."--Clute and Nicholls. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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10405 Morrow, James THE WINE OF VIOLENCE
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1981). 0030590515 First edition. Hardcover. A thin band of fading along the upper shelf edge, else near fine; in an illustrated dust jacket that shows some minor wear and staining to the flap folds, and mild dampstaining to the upper inside of the panels. 
The first novel from the popular author of TOWING JEHOVAH. A world with two cultures, separated by a wall and a river, one peaceful and free of technology, the other savage, is visited by scientists from Earth. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10406 Morrow, James THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1986). 0030080371 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in white cloth-backed boards, in an illustrated dust jacket. 
Third book by the author of THE CONTINENT OF LIES and TOWING JEHOVAH. The surreal story of a Massachusetts man who accidentally signs an "Admission of complicity in beginning World War III" and then embarks on a journey through time aboard a nuclear sub. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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10407 Morrow, James CITY OF TRUTH
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1992). 031207672X First U.S. edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows one tiny closed edge tear. Wraparound jacket painting by Steve Crisp. 
"Morrow is a Jonathan Swift for our times, and his City of Truth works on many levels, from wickedly sharp satire to touching tragedy."--Starlog. "James Morrow wields a darkly glittering scalpel."--Locus Magazine. Nebula Award-winning novella. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10408 Morrow, James TOWING JEHOVAH
New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1994). 0151909199 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in blue boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket--illustrated by Simon Ng--with a trace of rubbing to the shelf extremities. 
An angel is put to task towing and caring for God's own divine corpse in this World Fantasy Award-winning novel filled with entertaining satire in which no person, pop culture, icon or subject is off-limits. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10409 Morrow, James, edited by NEBULA AWARDS 27: SFWA's Choices for the Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year
New York/San Diego/London: (1993). 0151649359 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in green-foil lettered purple cloth shelfback over lavender boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. As-new! Appendixes. Introduction by Morrow; ''Remarks on the Year 1991'' by Kathryn Cramer; ''In Memoriam: Isaac Asimov.'' 
Works by Mike Conner, Alan Brennert, James Patrick Kelly, Karen Joy Fowler, John Kessel, Nancy Kress, Michael Swanwick, Terry Bisson, Bruce Sterling, Bill Warren, Joe Haldeman, David Memmott, Susan Schwartz, W. Gregory Stewart. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10410 Morson, Ian FALCONER AND THE FACE OF GOD
London: Victor Gollancz, (1996). 0575060484 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"When Oxford teacher (and amateur sleuth) William Falconer witnesses the murder of an on-stage actor, he becomes involved in the second murder affecting a traveling troupe of jongleurs. The third in a well-written series."--Library Journal. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10411 Morson, Ian A PSALM FOR FALCONER
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1997). 0312168330 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by David M. Bowers. 
A William Falconer medieval mystery, the fourth in the series. "The author really shakes the dust out of Oxford's historical past."--NY Times Book Review. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10412 Morson, Ian FALCONER'S CRUSADE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1995). 0312117841 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in silver-lettered black boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
"The first in a series of mysteries featuring Regent Master William Falconer, a liberal tutor at Oxford in the mid-thirteenth century, and a sort of bygone Morse."--Peterborough Evening Telegraph. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10413 Morson, Ian FALCONER AND THE FACE OF GOD
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1996). 0312151241 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"When Oxford teacher (and amateur sleuth) William Falconer witnesses the murder of an on-stage actor, he becomes involved in the second murder affecting a traveling troupe of jongleurs. The third in a well-written series."--Library Journal. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10414 Morson, Ian FALCONER'S JUDGEMENT
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1996). 0575057866 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Attractive personal bookplate to the pastedown endpaper, else fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In the second mystery of the series featuring "the Inspector Morse of thirteenth-century Oxford, Regent Master William Falconer"--daringly progressive teacher, Aristotelian philosopher, and amateur sleuth--it is 1264 and Pope Alexander lies dying. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10415 Morson, Ian FALCONER'S JUDGEMENT
London: Victor Gollancz, (1995). 0575057866 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In the second mystery of the series featuring "the Inspector Morse of thirteenth-century Oxford, Regent Master William Falconer"--daringly progressive teacher, Aristotelian philosopher, and amateur sleuth--it is 1264 and Pope Alexander lies dying. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10416 Mortimer, John DUNSTER
(New York): Viking, (1993). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Former owner's name on front endpaper, else a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Signed by author on a bookplate, pasted down on front endpaper. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10417 Mortimer, John FELIX IN THE UNDERWORLD
(New York, New York): Viking, (1997). 0670860794 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Composed of absurdity and farce, but also moments of tenderness and pathos...Mortimer understands perfectly the value of surprise delivered at the optimum moment."--The Times. "An unsettling, continuously entertaining novel."--Sunday Telegraph. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10418 Mortimer, John RUMPOLE OF THE BAILEY
(New York, New York): Penguin Books, (1980) 0140046704 First U.S. edition, first printing: a paperback original. Original $2.95 printed cover price. Edward Gorey Mystery logo to front cover. Mass market paperback. Some age-toning to the perimeters of the covers and pages, as expected, a hint of rubbing to the upper front shelf-edge, else nearly fine, tight, and probably unread in wraps with cover illustration by Seymour Chwast. 
Rumpole, who thinks British justice is a lifelong subject of harmless fun, is linked in these stories with the Younger Generation, the Alternative Society, the Honourable Member, the Married Lady, the Learned Friends, and the Heavy Brigade. Quite scarce! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10419 Mortman, Doris OUT TO NOWHERE
(New York): Kensington Books, (1998). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Review copy with publisher's promotional sheets laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10420 Morton, Bruce JOHN GOULD FLETCHER : A BIBLIOGRAPHY
(Kent,OH): Kent State University Press, (1979). 0873382293 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy without dust jacket as issued. 
Serif series : Number 37. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10421 Morton, Lisa; edited by Del Howison and Jeff Gelb DARK DELICACIES
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, (2005). 0786716762 First edition, first printing: trade paperback issue. (Simultaneously published in hardcover). Trade Paperback. Fine, a new book! In illustrated wraps. SIGNED by author Lisa Morton, who has contributed the story, ''Black Mill Cove.'' 
Original Tales of Terror and the Macabre by the World's Greates Horror Writers, including: Barker, Bradbury, Campbell, Farris, Holder, Laymon, Lumley, Matheson, Niles, Nolan, Strieber, F. Paul Wilson, Gahan Wilson, Yarbro, and Lisa Morton. 
Price: 15.95 USD
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10422 Morton, William THE MYSTERY OF THE HUMAN BOOKCASE
New York City: Mason Publishing Company, (1931). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good: mild soiling, spine fading, light wear at spine ends, spotting to page edges, owner's 1932-dated gift inscription; in orange cloth with black lettering; in a new, high-quality FACSIMILE dust jacket replicating the first edition art and blurbs. 
A manuscript provides a clue in the mystery of multiple murders solved by Kirker Cameron, Commissioner of Police who has learned his job at the Surete in Paris. Scarce bibliomystery. In Ballinger. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10423 Moseley, Walter Michael AN ESSAY ON ARCHERY
(Yorkshire, England): EP Publishing Limited, 1974. 0854099689 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in red cloth with spine titles gilt; in an age-toned, else fine illustrated dust jacket. Octavo. 348 pages; illustrated. 
A facsimile reprint of the original book first published in 1792 with a new introduction by E.G. Heath. The first major work on archery since the publication of TOXOPHILUS by Roger Ascham, in 1545. A scarce edition of this important history of archery! 
Price: 100.00 USD
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10424 Moskowitz, Sam, edited, with an Introductory Essay by WHEN WOMEN RULE
New York: Walker and Company, (1972). 080275547X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in red boards with black spine lettering; in a lightly age-toned, mildly production rubbed and soiled, else near fine, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design and illustration by James E. Barry. 
"The theme of women fighting for and gaining dominance has been a major one in sf for hundreds of years"-a point Moskowitz illustrates with selections by Herodotus, de Montalvo, Robert Barr, G.A. England, Booth Tarkington, Wallace West, Nelson Bond, more. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10425 Mosley, Walter FUTURELAND
(New York): Warner Books, (2001). 0446529540 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The author of the DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS transcends the genres in this collection of nine near-future stories where, in a couple of generations from now, the world is dominated by technology, and divided by racism and class warfare. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10426 Mosley, Walter WHITE BUTTERFLY
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1992. 039303366X First edition. Hardcover. Light spotting and soiling to the page edges, embossed ownership seal to the title-page, else a near fine copy; in an illustrated dust jacket with an embossed ownership seal to the front flap. 
The second Easy Rawlins mystery. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10427 Mosley, Walter KILLING JOHNNY FRY: A Sexistential Novel
(New York and London): Bloomsbury, (2007). First edition, first printing: Advance Reader's Edition. Hardcover. Fine in glossy black wraps with red cover lettering. 
Copy #230 of 300 numbered copies, SIGNED by the author to the title-page. "A frankly pornographic novel, and I mean that as a compliment."--New York Times Book Review. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10428 Moss, Elaine PART OF THE PATTERN: A Personal Journey Through the World of Children's Books 1960-1985
London: The Bodley Head, 1986. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Selection of reviews, articles, lectures and interviews by the award-winning children's book critic--linked by autobiographical commentary. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10429 Moss, Howard THE TOY FAIR: Poems
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1954. First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus, with two small bumps to the lower cover edges, and very mild dampstains to lower page edges, lower pastedowns, and front cover; in a dust jacket with edgewear, short closed edge tears, stains, and age-toning. 
A collection of poems by a member of the editorial staff of THE NEW YORKER. Moss ultizes music, humor, grace and passion to create a diverse selection of poetry within a framework that is presented in four sections. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10430 Moss, Robert CHILE'S MARXIST EXPERIMENT
Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1975). 0715364154 Second printing. A volume in the World Realities series. Hardcover. A few dots of stain to the upper page edges, else near fine; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket with mild fading to the spine panel. 225 pages, notes, bibliography, and an index. Small octavo. 
A study of Chile under the leadership of a Marxist government which took power through the democratic system in 1970, and an analysis of how that government pursued a classic Communist formula of political power through the economics of state ownership. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10431 Moss, Robert & Arnaud de Borchgrave MONIMBO
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1983). 0671435418 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"A thrilling novel which effectively explores the plans of the Soviet leadership and the KGB to destabilize the West with the aid of Cuba."--Stanislav Levchenko, former senior officer of the Soviet KGB. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10432 Mostert, Natasha SEASON OF THE WITCH
(New York, New York): Dutton, (2007). 0525950036 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A crafty London computer hacker, Gabriel Blackstone agrees to help track down a millionaire's missing stepson. His search leads him to two beautiful--and literally bewitching--sisters. "A spellbinding tale of magic and seduction"--PW. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10433 Mostert, Natasha THE MIDNIGHT SIDE
New York: William Morrow, (2001). 0688173853 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The London-based native of South Africa has written a debut novel of murder and revenge with a ghost from the other side instructing and influencing the protagonist, who is falling in love with the murderer. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10434 Motorola Semiconductor Products Inc. MICROPROCESSOR APPLICATIONS MANUAL
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1975). 0070435278 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in green cloth with silver titles and devices to the front cover and spine; in a very good plus, slightly edge-crimped dust jacket with several edge tears. Quarto. 
A comprehensive, illustrated, hefty resource (especially for system and circuit designers) that provides detailed applications information, and covers all the systems phases, including design and associated software/hardware. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10435 Mott, Billy THE BACK NINE
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2007. 0307265366 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Mott, an actor who moonlights as a golf caddy, sinks a literary hole-in-one with this beautifully crafted debut."--PW. A loser with an old injury discovers he can play golf again and sets up a golf match with a hustler and a feared L.A. crime boss. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10436 Mottram, R.H. THE NEW PROVIDENCE
London: Chatto & Windus, 1930. First trade edition, first printing. Issued in The Dolphin Books series. Hardcover. A brilliant, fresh, fine copy in illustrated boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket with artwork which echoes the boards. 
Novella by the author of THE SPANISH FARM, the best-selling novel which was adapted as the film ROSES IN PICARDY. Sweet little production. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10437 Mowry, Jess WAY PAST COOL
New York: Farrar Strauss Giroux, (1992). 0374286698 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. Jacket photograph by James Cuebas, Impact Visuals, and design by Cynthia Krupat. 
A novel about street gangs in Oakland, that Terry McMillan describes as "...a stellar literary debut that should be read by all of mainstream America." Mowry won the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Award for his collection of stories, RATS IN THE TREES. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10438 Mowry, Jess SIX OUT SEVEN
New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux, (1993). 0374220832 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in red cloth shelfback lettered in black and ruled in yellow, over bright canary-yellow boards; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. Jacket photographs by Jess Mowry and Remony Burlingame and design by Cynthia Krupat. 
"Mowry's powerful third novel returns to the Oakland street scene of WAY PAST COOL and tells another coming-of-age story set among the black gangs of urban America. This time, however, his tale concerns a boy from the rural South seeking an escape."--PW. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10439 Mowry, Jess SIX OUT SEVEN
New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux, (1993). 0374220832 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. Jacket photographs by Jess Mowry and Remony Burlingame and design by Cynthia Krupat. 
Mowry's second novel, following WAY PAST COOL, tells the story of a thirteen-year-old boy whose father is imprisoned in Mississippi, so he sets out for Oakland, finding gangs, crack dealers, and violent cops. A brutal novel written in street slang. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10440 Moyes, Patricia A SIX-LETTER WORD FOR DEATH
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1983). Book club edition. Hardcover. Former owner's name on the front pastedown endpaper, else near fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A crossword puzzle mystery by the acclaimed suspense novelist, translator, and dramatist. This literary author is also know in cat circles for her book, HOW TO TALK TO YOUR CAT. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10441 Moyes, Patricia A SIX-LETTER WORD FOR DEATH
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1983). 0030629780 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a mildly age-toned dust jacket. 
Henry Tibbett must solve a murder at the annual literary weekend of the Guess Who, an exclusive mystery writer's club. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10442 Moyes, Patricia BLACK GIRL, WHITE GIRL
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1989). 080501148X First edition. Preceeds the U.K. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design and illustration by Richard Mantel. 
The eighteenth Inspector Henry Tibbett mystery. SIGNED and dated in the year of publication to the title-page. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10443 Moyes, Patricia BLACK GIRL, WHITE GIRL
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1989). 080501148X First edition. Preceeds the UK edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a mildly shelfworn illustrated dust jacket. 
A Inspector Henry Tibbett mystery. SIGNED and dated in the year of publication by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10444 Mozart, W.A.; libretto translated and illustrated by Basil Swift THE MAGIC FLUTE
Bryn Mawr, Penn.: Gentry Publications, 1979. First edition, first printing: a large format softbound book. Large format softcover. Light soiling and spotting to the illustrated covers, thus very good plus, though internally fine, as-new; perfect-bound within stiff, cardstock covers. 
This example of Swift's translation of Mozart's opera has been dated in the year of publication, inscribed to Pulitzer Prize-winning opera critic Martin Bernheimer, and SIGNED by author Swift. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10445 Mrabet, Mohammed; Bowles, Paul, translator and editor THE LEMON
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1972). 0070737436 First U.S. edition. SIGNED to the title-page by translator Paul Bowles. Hardcover. Lower shelf edge very lightly soiled, else near fine in bright mustard-colored cloth with black stamped titles in Moghrebi script to the front cover and stamped in English to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with a hint of fading to the spine panel. 
Bowles, author of THE SHELTERING SKY, had been a prolific composer and had spent many years in North Africa before moving to NYC and turning seriously to fiction in his mid-thirties. This was Bowles's second collaboration with the Moroccan Mrabet. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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10446 Mrozek, Slawomir; illustrated by Daniel Mroz THE ELEPHANT
New York: Grove Press, Inc., (1962). First U.S edition, first printing. Translated from the Polish by Konrad Syrop. Hardcover. Very very minor bumping to upper corner tips, light age-toning to textblock, a nearly fine copy in blue cloth with red foil lettering and devices; in a near fine, age-toned dust jacket that shows a few tiny edge tears. 
"Extraordinary, a short marvel. Mrozek's brief fables are something like Kafka's stories, but they're funnier."--The Spectator. "Both its text and its drawings make this book one of the most exciting productions of post-war Poland."--Deutsche Tagespost. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10447 Muir, John THE MOUNTAINS OF CALIFORNIA
New York: The Century Co., 1911. First edition thus: new and enlarged edition. Illustrated from Preliminary Sketches and Photographs Furnished by the Author. Hardcover. Owner's discreet signature to front pastedown, soiling to covers, mild wear: thus very good plus; in tan pictorial cloth with gilt titling and gilt-and-black front cover illustration of a California mountain wreathed in pine-coned branches; gilt top-edge. 
The culmination of the ten years Muir spent in the Sierra Nevadas. Muir "invents, by sheer force of his love, an entirely new vocabulary and grammar of the wild . . . a language of ecstasy and exuberance."--Bill McKibben. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10448 Muir, Marcie A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AUSTRALIAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS: In Two Volumes
(London): Andre Deutsch/A Grafton Book, (1970/1976). 0233960570 First editions. Volume One covers the period up to 1967. Volume Two extends it to 1972 and adds earlier titles omitted from Volume One. Hardcover. Fine copies of both volumes, each bound in red cloth with gilt lettering against a black block to the spine; in illustrated dust jackets, both of which show some sun-fading to the spines. V1, 1038 pages; VII, 554 pages. Large octavos. 
Smartly produced, clearly and thoroughly annotated bibliography of all children's books relating to Australia and all those written for children by Australian authors. Illustrated in b&w and color on coated stock inserts. A superb resource. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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10449 Muir, P.H. CATNACHERY
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1995. B0007DWVLG First edition, limited to 325 copies printed by the Greenwood Press. Publication #89. Hardcover. Fine in clay-colored cloth-backed boards decorated in salmon with reproductions of one of Catnatch's illustrated alphabets; with paper spine label printed in salmon. Publisher's prospectus laid in. 
Illuminating essay by the noted bibliophile and children's lit scholar on 19th Century printer "Jemmy" Catnatch and his crude but lively penny broadsides. With over forty reproductions of woodcuts, and five inserted folding broadsides. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10450 Mukherjee, Baharti THE HOLDER OF THE WORLD
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. 0394588460 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by Mukherjee on the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Novel which links the story of Hannah Easton, born in the American colonies in 1670, with Beigh Masters, a mid-twentieth century New Englander who stumbles upon the scattered records of Easton's life while tracking a legendary diamond. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10451 Mullen, C.J.J. LIFE ON A SLIGHTLY USED HORSE
New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, (1975). 0498014053 First edition. Hardcover. Top edge lightly spotted, otherwise a near fine copy in a rubbed dust jacket with a slightly soiled spine. Illustrated by Al Ostervich. 
"Horses and horseback riding have always raised my spirits, made me feel good as few other sports ever have. Horses make me smile."--Mullen. His book will have the same effect on anyone who likes to ride, and even on those who only watch. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10452 Muller, Eddie SHADOW BOXER
New York/London/Tornonto/Sydney/Tokyo/Singapore: Scribner, (2003). 0743214447 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the title page. Hardcover. Remainder mark to the lower page edges, near fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
It's 1948 in San Francisco, and Billy Nichols, boxing columnist for the Inquirer, is in his second mystery outing, and in trouble up to his eyeglasses in a fast-paced, funny crime novel. An exciting romp, with some appealing hard-boiled scenes. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10453 Muller, Karin JAPANLAND: A Year in Search of Wa
(New York, New York): Rodale, (2005). 159486523X First edition, first printing: Advance Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Lower page edge corners bumped, very good plus in color illustrated wraps. 
SIGNED and dated 2005 by the author and additionally SIGNED and inscribed "For Jim, to life's many adventures wherever they may lead, Karin" to the title page. Muller observes geishas, samurai, criminal yakuza, gays, taiko drummers, and pachinko parlors. 
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10454 Muller, Marcia THE MCCONE FILES
Norfolk, Virginia: Crippen & Landru Publishers, 1995. 1885941048 First edition, limited issue: #176 of 217 numbered copies, SIGNED by Muller; with tipped-in page proof corrected by the author. Hardcover. Bump to the upper corner tips, else near fine in gilt-lettered blue cloth, in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Carol Heyer. 
Nifty compendium of all the Sharon McCone stories (to date) ranging over the investigator's entire career at All Souls Legal Cooperative in San Francisco--two tales were written especially for this volume. With an introduction by Muller. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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10455 Muller, Marcia A WALK THROUGH THE FIRE
(New York, N.Y.): Mysterious Press/Warner Books, (1999). 0892966882 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author and dated in the year of publication, to the title page. In the 20th Sharon McCone mystery, the San Francisco-based PI leaves her usual haunts for Hawaii. Muller conveys the magical appeal of Kauai, and its strife. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10456 Muller, Marcia THE CHESHIRE CAT'S EYE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1983). 0312131755 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"The brash and confident Sharon McCone is plunged into intrigue and murder as her snooping leads her to San Francisco's 'Painted Ladies', the landmark district of gaudily coloured Victorian houses."--Fantastic Fiction. Third and scarcest in the series. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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10457 Muller, Marcia EDWIN OF THE IRON SHOES
New York: David McKay Company, Inc./Ives Washburn, Inc., (1977). 0679507825 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Generally considered the first hard-boiled female private investigator series novel published, EDWIN OF THE IRON SHOES introduces Sharon McCone who investigates the murder of an elderly antiques dealer. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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10458 Muller, Marcia DEAD MIDNIGHT
(New York): Warner Books/An AOL Time Warner Company, (2002). 089296765X First edition, first printing. Dated and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
A Sharon McCone mystery. "McCone is the new breed of American woman detective . . . redefining the mystery genre by applying different sensibilities and values to it."--New York Times Book Review. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10459 Muller, Marcia MCCONE AND FRIENDS
Norfolk, Virginia: Crippen & Landru Publishers, 2000. 1885941374 First edition, limited issue: one of 350 numbered copies SIGNED by Muller; accompanied by chapbook story, "The Time of the Wolves." Hardcover. Fine, in maroon cloth lettered in marigold to the spine; in illustrated dust jacket. With separately printed pamphlet in printed, stapled wraps, housed in pocket affixed to rear pastedown. Erratum slip laid in. 
Gathers three stories narrated by Muller's groundbreaking female PI, and a sampling of other tales told through the eyes of McCone's colleagues, her nephew, and her lover. Introduction by Muller. Jacket painting by Carol Heyer. Photo-frontis of Muller. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10460 Muller, Marcia POINT DECEPTION
(New York): Mysterious Press/Warner Books, (2001). 0892966904 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. This copy SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
A woman's disappearance after being stranded on a California highway leads to the reopening of a thirteen-year-old murder case, which deputy sheriff Rhonda Swift still hasn't forgotten. Muller is the author of twenty mysteries featuring Sharon McCone. 
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10461 Muller, Marcia DEAD MIDNIGHT
(New York): Mysterious Press/Warner Books, (2002). 089296765X First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Mild crease to the rear cover, else near fine in glossy wraps. 
A Sharon McCone mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10462 Muller, Marcia TIME OF THE WOLVES: Western Stories
Waterville, Maine: Five Star, (2003). 0786237740 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design by Christopher Wait. Jacket illustration by Jen Page. 
Collection of western tales by the veteran mystery author, including the Spur Award-winning title tale, two appearances by Muller's PI Sharon McCone, and a collaboration with her writer-husband, Bill Pronzini. Currently in-print in a second printing. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10463 Muller, Marcia CYANIDE WELLS
(New York): Mysterious Press/Warner Books, (2003). 0892967811 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Muller won the Anthony Boucher Award for WOLF IN THE SHADOWS and the Private Eye Writers of America's Lifetime Achievement Award. She is the author of the Sharon McCone novels, including DEAD MIDNIGHT. 
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10464 Muller, Marcia THERE'S NOTHING TO BE AFRAID OF
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1985). 0312799551 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket that shows a hint of age-toning. 
A Sharon McCone mystery. This copy SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10465 Muller, Marcia THERE HANGS THE KNIFE
New York: A Thomas Dunne Book/St. Martin's Press, (1988). 0312018339 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine, in a very lightly rubbed, mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 
Joanna Stark sets a trap for master art thief Anthony Parducci, her worst enemy, and a man who once, a long time ago, she truly cared about. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
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10466 Muller, Marcia THERE HANGS THE KNIFE
New York: A Thomas Dunne Book/St. Martin's Press, (1988). 0312018339 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine illustrated dust jacket that is prey to the usual pale age-toning and mild rubbing associated with St. Martin's. 
A Joanna Stark Mystery. This copy SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10467 Muller, Marcia THERE HANGS THE KNIFE
New York: A Thomas Dunne Book/St. Martin's Press, (1988). 0312018339 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine, in blue, printed wraps. 
Muller's second book in the Joanna Stark series is set in the international art scene and the London criminal underworld. This copy SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10468 Muller, Marcia THERE HANGS THE KNIFE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1988). 0312018339 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in light blue wrappers lettered in black. 
Uncorrected proof of the second book in the Joanna Stark series by the author of the Sharon McCone mysteries. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10469 Muller, Marcia PENNIES ON A DEAD WOMAN'S EYES
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1992). 0892964545 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The thirteenth mystery featuring San Francisco private investigator Sharon McCone. Sharon believes a woman has been imprisoned for over thirty years for a murder she did not commit and risks her own life to prove it. 
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10470 Muller, Marcia TILL THE BUTCHERS CUT HIM DOWN
(New York): Mysterious Press, (1994). 0892964553 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Sharon McCone mystery by the author of THERE HANGS THE KNIFE and PENNIES ON A DEAD WOMAN'S EYES. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
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10471 Muller, Marcia A WILD AND LONELY PLACE
(New York): Mysterious Press, (1995). 0892965266 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Sharon McCone mystery by the author of TILL THE BUTCHERS CUT HIM DOWN. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
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10472 Muller, Marcia A WILD AND LONELY PLACE
(New York): Mysterious Press, (1995). 0892965266 First edition. Hardcover. Some nearly invisible dots of stain to the fore-edge, else a near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Sharon McCone mystery. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
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10473 Muller, Marcia THE BROKEN PROMISE LAND
(New York): The Mysterious Press/Warner Books, (1996). 0892966211 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine dust jacket with mild rubbing to the rear panel. 
A Sharon McCone mystery. Inscribed, dated in the year of publication and SIGNED by Muller to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10474 Muller, Marcia WHILE OTHER PEOPLE SLEEP
(New York): The Mysterious Press, (1998). 0892966505 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a like pictorial dust jacket. 
The nineteenth Sharon McCone mystery by the author of the Edgar Award-nominee WOLF IN THE SHADOWS. Someone is impersonating Sharon who must stop her before the imposter's dirty tricks escalate. 
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10475 Muller, Marcia A WALK THROUGH THE FIRE
(New York, N.Y.): Mysterious Press/Warner Books, (1999). 0892966882 First edition, first printing: advance reading copy. Proof. Fine, in slick, color-illustrated wraps, with publisher's materials laid in. 
Sharon McCone finds herself in "ahi wel maka-u"--the place between fire love and fire terror, when she is drawn into the investigation of a macabre death linked to an attempt to halt production on a local documentary film. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10476 Muller, Marcia A WALK THROUGH THE FIRE
(New York, N.Y.): Mysterious Press/Warner Books, (1999). 0892966882 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Accidents are plaguing a documentary film crew on breathtakingly beautiful Kauai. Can San Francisco P.I. Sharon McCone ferret out possible sabotage behind the scenes? 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10477 Muller, Marcia LEAVE A MESSAGE FOR WILLIE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1984). 0312477287 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Near fine; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket with minor edge wear and mild rubbing. 
SIGNED to the title-page by the author and winner of the Private Eye Writers of America Life Achievement Award. This fifth Sharon McCone mystery involves Willie Whelan, a flea market vendor and fence and a former Green Beret turned urban cowboy. 
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10478 Muller, Marcia THERE'S NOTHING TO BE AFRAID OF
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1985). 0312799551 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Near fine; in a very good plus, lightly shelfworn illustrated dust jacket. The sixth book in the Sharon McCone series. 
"Believing that someone from the shadowy underworld San Francisco's Tenderloin district is trying to drive out the Vietnamese families living at the Globe Apartments, Sharon McCone finds suspects in a poet, a preacher, and a pornographer."--Fantastic Fic. 
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10479 Muller, Marcia THE MCCONE FILES
Norfolk, Virginia: Crippen & Landru Publishers, 1995. 1885941056 First edition, first printing: Trade edition. One of 883 copies. This copy has been SIGNED by the author! Hardcover. Trade-sized paperback. Tiny crease to the lower front cover, else fine in illustrated wraps with artwork by Carol Heyer. 
Nifty compendium of all the Sharon McCone stories (to date) ranging over the investigator's entire career at All Souls Legal Cooperative in San Francisco--two tales were written especially for this volume. With an introduction by Muller. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10480 Muller, Marcia LISTEN TO THE SILENCE
(New York): The Mysterious Press, (2000). 0892966890 First edition, first printing. Dated and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In the wake of her father's death, detective Sharon McCone travels to Montana to locate Shoshone relatives and encounters old family secrets and modern disputes. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10481 Muller, Marcia THE DANGEROUS HOUR
New York/Boston: Mysterious Press, (2004). 0892968044 First edition, first printing. Dated and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Smooth prose, a diverting plot, and diverse characters make this 23rd McCone mystery a great read."--Library Journal. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10482 Muller, Marcia and Pronzini, Bill, edited by DETECTIVE DUOS
New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. 0195102142 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Superb collection of sleuthing twosomes; tales by Poe, Doyle, Wodehouse, Freeman, Christie, Hulbert Footner, Sayers, the Lockridges, Stout, Kelly Roos, Allingham, Patrick Quentin, Palmer and Rice, Blochman, Braun, Fred Brown, Hoch, Reginald Hill, more! 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10483 Mulock, Dinah Maria; illustrated by Warwick Goble THE FAIRY BOOK
New York: Mayflower Books. (1979). 083173163X First edition thus. An entry in the Facsimile Classic Series. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a green cloth with silver spine titles, green top-edge tint, gold satin bound-in ribbon marker; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Smartly produced facsimile re-issue of the 1923 edition of Mulock's collection of English tales and tales from Grimm, Perrault and D'Aulnois (originally issued in 1863), with 16 full-color illustrations by Warwick Goble reproduced on coated stock inserts. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10484 Mundy, Talbot HER REPUTATION
New York: A.L. Burt Company, Publishers, (1923). B000ATV3YS Photoplay edition. Hardcover. Very good minus with spine heavily faded, mild spine slant, front flap excised from jacket and glued to pastedown; lacking dust jacket. Coated stock insert frontispiece and three additional stills reproduced on inserted plates. 
May McAvoy and Lloyd Hughes starred in the 1923 silent film directed by John Griffith Wray based upon Mundy's "gripping love story." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10485 Mundy, Talbot ROMANCES OF INDIA: King of the Khyber Rifles; Guns of the Gods; Told in the East
New York/Chicago: A.L. Burt Company, Publishers, [1936]. B000O6KKOQ First edition thus. Hardcover. Near fine in orange pictorial cloth with cover illustration and double-ruled border stamped in black; titles, decorative rules, and panel stamped in black to spine; in a lightly shelfworn illustrated dust jacket with a few edge tears and minor chipping. 
A mammoth volume of over 1000 pages containing three complete, full length novels of adventure. Grant, TALBOT MUNDY: Messinger of Destiny, page 206. Scarce in dust jacket. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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10486 Munn, H. Warner THE WEREWOLF OF PONKERT
New York: Centaur Books, Inc., (1976). First paperback edition. A whisper of rubbing and a hint of wear to the extremities, else a fine, unread copy; in decorated wraps. Part of Centaur's ''Time-Lost'' series. Inscribed and SIGNED by Munn, in part thus, ''Haunted Witchwood is Dangerous!'' 
Inspired by Lovecraft, who reportedly asked why no one had written a werewolf yarn told from the lycanthrope's perspective. Munn obliged in a 1928 issue of WEIRD TALES magazine; with "The Werewolf's Daughter," which also debuted in a 1928 WEIRD TALES. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10487 Munn, H. Warner THE LOST LEGION
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1980. 0385148283 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in red-stamped black cloth shelfback over mustard-yellow boards; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket that shows some very light edgewear and nicking, mild age-toning, and a small smudge of soiling to rear panel. Map decorated endsheets. 
Scarce historical novel of the ancient Roman empire in the time of Caligula, by the sf author and Weird Tales veteran, whose other works include MERLIN'S RING, THE WEREWOLF OF PONKERT, and KING OF THE WORLD'S EDGE. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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10488 Munnings, Sir Alfred, P.R.A. LARKBARROW FARM: A Ballad of Exmoor
(London & Beccles): Published Privately (Williams Clowes & Sons LTd.), [1945]. First edition, first printing: privately printed chapbook original. [16] pages. Covers inevitably show some darkening, else this is a fine example, string-bound in printed wraps. Title-page dated 1945 and SIGNED by the author with an inscription to critic, biographer, and leading member of the Bloomsbury group, Desmond McCarthy. 
Three-part narrative poem with ghostly elements and a hunt depicted; by the distinguished equestrian artist. Laid in: a folded note to Desmond McCarthy, handwritten by the author, on Royal Academy of Arts note paper, and SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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10489 Munoz Molina, Antonio A MANUSCRIPT OF ASHES
Orlando/Austin/New York/San Diego/Toronto/London: Harcourt, Inc., (2008). 0151014108 First U.S. edition, first printing. Translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Two-time Premio Nacional de Literatura in Spain Award-winner, Molina offers a biblio-mystery in which a student unravels a 30 year-old crime while researching a late poet's library. "Already a contemporary classic, this work...is an enigmatic gem"--LJ. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10490 Munro, Alice DANCE OF THE HAPPY SHADES
Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited, (1968). 07092967X Second printing: a trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Tiny corner creases to front cover, mild reader's crease, else a very nearly fine copy in photo-pictorial wraps. 
Collection of stories from the award-winning Canadian author. With a foreword by Hugh Garner. Producer-director Fletcher Markle's copy with his bookplate to half-title, and inscribed to Markle and SIGNED by Munro to the title-page. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10491 Munsey, Cecil DISNEYANA: Walt Disney Collectables
New York: Hawthorn Books, Inc. (1974). 0801521386 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with mild rubbing and minor shelfwear. Quarto. 385 pages; appendices and an index. 
Illustrated with over 530 b&w photos and 16 pages of color plates, this book features a comprehensive collection of Disney artifacts, including books, dolls, original animation cels and posters, produced to promote his short and full-length feature films. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10492 Munslow, Bruce JOKER TAKE QUEEN
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1965). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a dust jacket with rubbing, else near fine. 

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10493 Munson, Douglas Anne EL NINO
(New York): Viking, (1990). 0670831344 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Munson, a practicing Los Angeles attorney features Sandy Walker, also an L.A. lawyer, in this her debut novel. The late author also wrote under the pen name, Mercedes Lambert. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10494 Munz, Peter FREDERICK BARBAROSSA: A Study in Medieval Politics
Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, (1969). 0801405114 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. A hint of soiling to the upper page edges, nearly fine in blue cloth with yellow titles to the spine; in a price-clipped, near fine dust jacket with a few tiny nicks to the lower spine edge. Octavo. 422 pages; select bibliography and index. 
A detailed account of Barbarossa's life starting with denouncing the Kyffhauser legend about Barbarossa sleeping in a mountain to awaken when Germany is in peril and continues with a researched explanation of the main events in Barbarossa's reign. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10495 Murdoch, Iris BRUNO'S DREAM
London: Chatto & Windus, 1969. 0701114266 First edition, first printing. Booker Prize nominee. Hardcover. Mildly bumped spine ends, faint scattered foxing to the page edges, else fine in purple paper boards; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket with a spider-web design by Patricia Davey. The jacket shows minor edge wear and soiling to the rear panel. 
"Bruno, dying, obsessed with spiders and preoccupied with death and reconciliation, lies at the centre of an intricate spider's web of relationships and passions. Including creepy Nigel the nurse and his besotted twin Will, fighter of duels."--FF. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10496 Murdoch, Iris SARTRE: Romantic Rationalist
Cambridge: Bowes & Bowes, (1953). First edition, first printing. Studies in Modern European Literature and Thought. 78 pages. Small octavo. Hardcover. Faint offsetting (from jacket flaps) to endsheets, damp riffling to rear cloth cover and pastedown, thus only very good; in terra-cotta cloth with gilt spine titling; in a very good dust jacket with dampstaining and sticker scar to rear panel, wear. 
The first study in English about Jean-Paul Sartre, and Murdoch's first book. A year later she published her first novel, UNDER THE NET, and launched a long and noteworthy career in fiction noted for its philosophical rigor and ethical commitment. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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10497 Murdoch, Iris THE GREEN KNIGHT
(New York): Viking, (1993). 0670852295 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
Iris Murdoch reworked dark themes of murder and revenge in her 25th novel, set in contemporary London. "A novel of intelligence and heart, appealing to Murdoch's audience or to any lover of serious literature."-- Brad Hooper. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10498 Murdoch, Iris THE BLACK PRINCE
New York: The Viking Press, (1973). 0670172863 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"In this riveting tale of love and intellectual intrigue, Murdoch gives us a seductive story with ever-mounting action, including suicide, abduction, romantic idylls, murder, and due process of law."-Fantastic Fiction. A Booker Prize nominee. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10499 Murill, Ray W. MARS ATTACKS: War Dogs of the Golden Horde
New York: A Del Rey Book/Ballantine Books, (1996). 0345404963 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a brightly illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Peter Scanlan in the tradition of the Topps trading cards. With exclusive Mars Attacks trading card on a bound-in page--still present! 
Inspired by the 1962 trading card set by Topps that was re-released in 1995, and which also inspired a Tim Burton-helmed film adaptation. The Martians invade Mongolia, but discover Genghis Khan's descendants to be mighty adversaries. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10500 Murphy, Brian ENIGMA VARIATIONS
New York: Scribner's, (1981). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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