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10501 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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10502 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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10503 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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10504 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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10505 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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10506 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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10507 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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10508 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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10509 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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10510 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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10511 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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10512 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. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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10513 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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10514 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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10515 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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10516 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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10517 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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10518 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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10519 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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10520 Murphy, Brian ENIGMA VARIATIONS
New York: Scribner's, (1981). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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10521 Murphy, Dallas APPARENT WIND
New York: Pocket Books, (1991). 0671685538 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A novel by the author of LOVER MAN. "...right up there with Elmore Leonard and Carl Hiaasen, kicking sand on the crackers and just wallowing in all that good muck. I loved it." --Donald Westlake 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10522 Murphy, Haughton MURDERS AND ACQUISITIONS
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Reuben Frost mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10523 Murphy, Pat RACHEL IN LOVE
(Eugene, OR): (Pulphouse Publishing), (1992). 1561465488 First edition: a 46-page chapbook original. Short Story Paperback series #48. A fine, unread copy in perfect-bound wraps, with cover art by Donna Gordon. 
Nebula and Sturgeon award-winning tale of a "chimpanzee with enhanced intelligence...who escapes an impersonally horrific research institute."--Clute and Nicholls. The same year (1987) Murphy earned a second Nebula for her novel, THE FALLING WOMAN. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10524 Murphy, Pat THERE AND BACK AGAIN: By Max Merriwell
New York: Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1999). 0312866445 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Gary Ruddell. 
Murphy, a Nebula Award-winner for her second novel, THE FALLING WOMAN, teams up with her imaginary writing partner, Max Merriwell for this adventure of rich clone families and weird aliens that zooms from the Asteroid Belt to the Galactic Core. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10525 Murphy, Shirley Rousseau THE RING OF FIRE
New York: Atheneum, 1977. 068930594X First edition. Hardcover. Faint uniform age-toning to textblock, whisper of edgewear, else a fine copy in indigo-blue cloth with blind-embossed title to front cover, gilt-stamped lettering to spine; in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with painting by Michael Mariano. 
First book in the Ere series of high fantasy juveniles--followed by WOLF BELL; THE CASTLE OF HAPE; CAVES OF FIRE AND ICE; and THE JOINING OF THE STONE. Murphy is also the author of the Dragonbards books, and the Joe Grey, cat detective, mystery series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10526 Murphy, Warren JERICHO DAY
Austin, Texas: Diamond Books, (1989). 089015726X First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in an illustrated dust jacket that shows some mild rubbing. 
Murphy has written over a hundred novels and won multiple Edgar Awards from the Mystery Writers of America. He is the co-creator of THE DESTROYER series featuring Remo Williams. JERICHO DAY is about Lonzo Gates, "the wild man of American journalism." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10527 Murray, Alan THE WEALTH OF CHOICES: How the Economy Puts Power in Your Hands and Money in Your Pocket
New York: Crown Business, (2000). 0812932668 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Washington, D.C. author is also the Washington bureau chief of the Wall Street Journal, a twice-daily economic trend analyst on CNBC, and a columnist for SmartMoney magazine. Murray offers everyday advice for current personal money-making decisions. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10528 Murray, Albert THE OMNI-AMERICANS: New Perspectives on Black Experience and American Culture
New York: Outerbridge & Dienstfrey, (1970). 0876900015 First edition. Hardcover. Small rubber-stamped name to the front endpaper and half-title page, else a fine, fresh copy; in very slightly rubbed near fine dust jacket with mild uniform fading to the spine. 
The African American author's first book. A collection of essays, commentaries and reviews noteworthy for their unorthodox historical and social perspectives. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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10529 Murray, Lynne LARGE TARGET
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2000). 0312254563 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Lynne Murray has developed a bold and gritty heroine. The fresh, sassy voices of both Jo Fuller and her creator are welcome additions to the mystery shelves."--Selma Eichler. Follow-up to LARGER THAN DEATH. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10530 Murray, Lynne AT LARGE
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312280297 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated dust jacket. 
About Murray's previous Josephine Fuller mystery, the Denver Rocky Mountain News wrote, "...plenty of XXL entertainment." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10531 Murray, Lynne AT LARGE
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312280297 First edition: Uncorrected Proof, with materials laid in. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
The third Josephine Fuller mystery. Fuller is a philanthropic investigator at a Seattle women's center, who ends up playing detective when her ex-husband's girlfriend is mysteriously killed, and she is the primary suspect. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10532 Murray, Lynne A TON OF TROUBLE
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2002). 0312300778 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in color illustrated, glossy wraps. 
The fourth mystery featuring the plus-sized sleuth, Josephine Fuller. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10533 Murray, Robert A. MILITARY POSTS IN THE POWDER RIVER COUNTRY OF WYOMING, 1865-1894
Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, (1968). First edition. Inscribed, dated, and SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Mild wear to the edges, else a near fine copy, in a lightly rubbed pictorial dust jacket with front flap price inked out. 
The first comprehensive, analytical study of the area's military posts, divided into two distinct eras: 1865-68 and 1876-94. Based upon primary sources, and enhanced by an impressive collection of maps, plans, drawings, photos. Appendices, notes, index. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10534 Murray, Stephen FETCH NO SHROUD
New York: St. Martin's, (1990). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10535 Murray, Stephen FATAL OPINIONS
New york: St. Martin's, (1992). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a dust jacket with rubbing and shelfwear to the edges, else very good. 

Price: 12.50 USD
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10536 Murray, William THE HARD KNOCKER'S LUCK
(New York): Viking, (1985). 0670806218 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The second in William Murray's series of novels featuring the horse-playing sleight-of-hand artist, Lou (Shifty) Anderson. Murray strattles the worlds of Dick Francis and Damon Runyan with colorful characters and settings (often Santa Anita racetrack). 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10537 Murray, William TIP ON A DEAD CRAB
New York: The Viking Press, (1984). 0670716200 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The first Shifty Anderson mystery--featuring the close-up magician and sleight-of-hand artist who also likes to bet on horses. "A fast paced and captivating novel."--Publisher's Weekly. Southern California's Del Mar racetrack setting. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10538 Murray, William THE KING OF THE NIGHTCAP
New York: Bantam Books, (1989). 0553053922 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Shifty Lou Anderson, cardplayer, magician, horseplayer is back in his second book in the horse racing series. "New Yorker staff writer Murray brings uncommon literary flair to his tangy evocation of lowlife as he shuttles between Mexico and L.A."--PW. 
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10539 Murray, William WHEN THE FAT MAN SINGS
New York: Bantam, (1987). 0553052160 First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a lightly age-toned dust jacket. 
Gambling mystery finds Shifty Lou Anderson getting involved with spendthrift high roller and operatic tenor supreme, Fulvio Gasparini. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10540 Murray, William THE GETAWAY BLUES
New York: Bantam, (1990). 0553070290 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a lightly age-toned dust jacket. 
A "Shifty" Lou Anderson mystery by the author of THE KING OF THE NIGHTCAP. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10541 Murray, William THE GETAWAY BLUES
New York: Bantam Books, (1990). 0553070290 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in a somewhat rubbed, mildly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket with a few infintessimal scratches to front panel. 
A Shifty Lou Anderson mystery SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10542 Murray, William I'M GETTING KILLED RIGHT HERE
New York: Doubleday, (1991). 0385421176 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Near fine; in a slightly nicked and rubbed dust jacket with an illustration by William Schmidt. 
Further adventures in which series regular Shifty Anderson, card trickster and bettor extraordinaire, meets a wealthy, crooked judge. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10543 Murray, William NOW YOU SEE HER, NOW YOU DON'T
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1994). 0805029710 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Shifty Lou Anderson mystery. "Shifty Lou Anderson is terrific company, likeable, comprehensible, entirely persuasive about the psychic (if not financial) rewards of steady attendance at the track."--Charles Champlin. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10544 Murray, William TIP ON A DEAD CRAB
New York: The Viking Press, (1984). 0670716200 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
William Murray puts his lifelong interest in horse racing to work as he turns his hand to his first mystery featuring Shifty Anderson--a close-up magician who spends his days betting on horses and his night performing in Vegas and L.A. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10545 Musset, Alfred de LA CONFESSION D'UN ENFANT DU SIECLE
Paris: Editions Nilsson, [1928]. First edition thus. From the Collection ''Lotus.'' Six pochoir watercolor plates, plus illustrated dust jacket. Near fine. Bright and sharp interior, bound in stiff cardstock covers, in hand-painted tissue dustwrapper. The wrapper, folded over and affixed to inside covers, shows the expected browning, a substantial chip to upper spine, a tiny chip to lower spine. 
Fictionalized account of the poet/playwright's affair with George Sand, here in the original French, in a stylish edition with exquisite deco-ish watercolor illustrations by Robert-Pollack, hand-painted on tissue and mounted on cardstock inserts. Scarce! 
Price: 85.00 USD
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10546 Musset, Alfred de; Edited by Margaret A. Rees CONTES D'ESPAGNE ET D'ITALIE
(London): The University of London/The Athlone Press, 1973. 0485147033 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Octavo. [181] pages; notes and select bibliography. 
First published poem by the French dramatist, poet, and novelist. The text of the poem is in French, based on the first edition published in 1830, with Dr. Rees introduction and notes. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10547 Myers, John Myers THE WILD YAZOO
New York: E.P. Dutton and Co., 1947. Third printing. Hardcover. Spine ends lightly frayed, else a very nearly fine copy; in pictorial dust jacket with some fading to spine. Colorful Thomas Hart Bentonish jacket art by Jan Doubrava. 
Set against the "lusty, brawling background of frontier Northern Mississippi in the early nineteenth century," this novel by the historian/fantasist (author of SILVERLOCK) combines authenticity with a lively evocation of the spirit of Old Mississippi. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10548 Myers, John Myers THE DEATHS OF THE BRAVOS
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1962). First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine, in a lightly edgeworn and nicked illustrated dust jacket with a few insignificant edge-tears. Map-decorated endpapers. Although a somewhat common book it is scarce with the review slip. 
Iconoclastic and irreverent account of the discovery, exploration and conquest of the American West. Myers authored the well-regarded THE WILD YAZOO, THE ALAMO, and DOC HOLLIDAY, as well as sf cult classic SILVERLOCK. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10549 Myers, John Myers DEAD WARRIOR
Boston/Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, (1956). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Age-toning to the text and shelf edges of the covers, one corner tip lightly bumped, else very good plus; in a worn, very good illustrated dust jacket with chipping to the shelf edges, and an abrasion to the front panel (from price-sticker removal). 
Presentation copy, with a warm dated inscription to television episode scriptwriter and western author William A. Cox ("Bill Cox"), SIGNED by the author. Barringer had licked the whole town--all but one man. "Two notches above top notch..."--NY Times. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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10550 Myers, L.H. THE ROOT AND THE FLOWER
London: Jonathan Cape, (1935). First edition, first printing. One-volume edition of Myers's epic Indian trilogy, including the first appearance of the third novel, RAJAH AMAR. Hardcover. Penned number to lower contents page (which leaves an impression on a few additional pages), else fine, in green cloth with yellow lettering; in lightly flecked,worn, near fine dust jacket, showing a few tiny closed edge tears and a pinkish cast at folds. 
"Set in a dreamlike version of Moghal India...follows the adventures of a prince, his wife and their son Jali, each struggling separately with temptation and spiritual malaise. Lyrically written and exquisitely imagined...a haunting minor classic."--PW. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10551 Myers, Robert Manson FROM BEOWULF TO VIRGINIA WOOLF: An Astounding and Wholly Unauthorized History of English Literature
Indianapolis/New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., (1952). First edition. Hardcover. Owner's inscription and rubber stamp to front free endpaper, light wear to spine ends, else very good plus; in a lightly shelfworn, age-toned illustrated dust jacket with nicks to spine panel. Frontispiece map and 13 illustrations. 
A tongue-in-cheek approach to a survey of English literature, which analyzes each major figure from the tales of Beowulf and King Arthur to William James, Henry James, and Jesse James as well as Upton Sinclair Lewis and his book ARROWSHIRT. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10552 Myers, Robert, editor THE RADIO AMATEUR'S HANDBOOK
New York: American Radio Relay League, 1976. Fifty-third edition. Pages a bit tanned, a near fine copy in wraps. 
The standard manual of amateur radio communication. 664 pages, plus supplementary pages and index. Illustrated throughout with schematics, photographs and figures. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10553 Myers, Tamar THE CREPES OF WRATH: A Pennsylvania Dutch Mystery with Recipes
(New York, New York): New American Library, (2001). 0451202252 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Magdalena Yoder returns in another funny mystery (with recipes, as advertised). This time she's been deputized to help solve the murder of the town's worst cook who was done in by a bad batch of crepes. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10554 Myers, Walter Dean SOMEWHERE IN THE DARKNESS
New York: Scholastic, Inc., (1992). 0590424114 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in a fine, pictorial dust jacket. Jacket painting by Peter Caras. 
Jimmy's father, who Jimmy hasn't seen since he was baby, takes the boy on a trip halfway across the country to show his son who he was, and who he is. Juvenile novel from the award-winning author of FALLEN ANGELS, MOTOWN AND DIDI and THE YOUNG LANDLORDS. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10555 Myers, Walter Dean SOMEWHERE IN THE DARKNESS
New York: Scholastic Hardcover/Scholastic, Inc., (1992). 0590424114 Third printing. Hardcover. Fine, in copper foil lettered blue cloth shelfback over pale blue boards; in a fine, if mildly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket--with silver, embossed Newbery seal. Jacket painting by Peter Caras. 
"A poignant story of motherless, 14-year-old Jimmy Little, whose convict father takes him on a search for truth, identity, and family."--Gerry Larson. 1993 Newbery Honor Book; 1993 Coretta Scott King Honor Book; 1992 Boston Globe-Horn Award Honor Book. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10556 Mylius, Norbert AFRIKA BIBLIOGRAPHIE 1943-1951
New York: Kraus Reprint Co., 1969. Reprint. Hardcover. Mild wear to the corners, else near fine in blue cloth with gilt lettering and rules to the spine; no dust jacket. 237 pages and an index. Quarto. 
A reprint of a comprehensive German bibliography on Africa and its numerous nations, which was originally published in 1952 by Dr. Mylius, then Librarian at the International Museum in Wien. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10557 n printed dust j GESAMMELTE AUFSATZE ZUR RELIGIONSSOZIOLOGIE
Tubingen: J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), 1971-1972. Photo-offset reprint of the original 1920 German edition. In three volumes. Hardcover. A near fine set in blue cloth with titles and publisher's device in gilt; in printed dust jackets. 
An important work focusing on the sociology of religions by the German sociologist and historian. Weber's attempts at developing a systematic methodology for cross-cultural studies had a significant influence on the development of modern social science. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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10558 Nabb, Magdalen SOME BITTER TASTE
(New York): Soho, (2002). 156947317X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine color photographic dust jacket. 
The twelfth installment in the series in which Marshal Guarnaccia is engaged in investigating an Albanian prostitution ring, a series of robberies, and the murder of an elderly spinster. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10559 Nabb, Magdalen SOME BITTER TASTE
(New York): Soho, (2002). 156947317X First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in glossy, color illustrated wraps. 
A Marsal Guarnaccia mystery set in Florence, this time involving Jewish refugees from the past, Albanian refugees from the present, and an English expatriate. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10560 Nabokov, Vladimir BEND SINISTER
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1947). First edition. Hardcover. A dot of stain at the hinge of the front endsheets, some light edgewear, else near fine in black cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; in an age-darkened, very lightly worn and nicked, price-clipped dust jacket that shows mild soiling to rear panel. 
"Nabokov's most explicitly political novel is the haunting, dreamlike story of a quiet philosophy professor caught up in the bureaucratic terror of a totalitarian police state." The Russian-born author's second novel in English. A nice copy! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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10561 Nabokov, Vladimir THE WALTZ INVENTION: A Play in Three Acts
(New York, N.Y.): Phaedra, (1966). B0007DKU7S First edition, ''A'' state. English translation of IZOBRETENIE VAL'SA. Hardcover. All but the first signature of textblock uniformly tanned, else fine, in a fine dust jacket. 
SF-tinged play by the novelist and critic, about an "infernal machine" in the possession of the titular Salvator Waltz. First published in RUSSKIE ZAPISKI in November, 1938, and here rendered into English for the first time by Dmitri Nabokov. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10562 Nabokov, Vladimir DESPAIR
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1966). First U.S. edition. Black cloth with gilt spine titles, purple endpaper; in a second issue dust jacket with the title in black to the front flap. Hardcover. Tiny indentation to the lower shelf edge, else a fine, fresh copy; in a near fine dust jacket with mild age-toning, minor shelfwear, several scratches to the lower front panel, and a tiny closed tear to the heel of the spine. 
Extensively revised and translated by Nabokov in 1965--over thirty years after its original publication--"DESPAIR is the wickedly inventive and richly derisive story of Hermann, a man who undertakes the perfect crime--his own murder." Filmed in 1978. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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10563 Nabokov, Vladimir KING, QUEEN, KNAVE
New York/Toronto: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1968). 0070457166 First edition in English, state "B"--lower page edges trimmed. Translated into English by Dmitri Nabokov, in collaboration with the author. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt and blind-lettered black cloth over charcoal gray linen, with orange-red top edge tint; in a fine, if mildly age-toned, dust jacket. 
"Of all my novels this bright brute is the gayest."--VN, from his Foreword. "An extraordinary tour-de-force" (Andrew Field) by "the greatest literary artist working today." (Eliot Fremont-Smith.) 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10564 Nabokov, Vladimir A RUSSIAN BEAUTY And Other Stories
New York/Toronto: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1973). 070457352 First edition in English. Hardcover. Gift inscription to front free endsheet, else fine, in black cloth with silver spine titling, blind embossed titles to front cover, red top-edge tint; in a near fine, age-toned dust jacket with minor creasing to the flaps. 
Thirteen stories from the 1920's and 30's, translated by Dmitri Nabokov and Simon Karlinsky, in collaboration with the author. Jacket is slightly shorter than the book in this example, but does not appear to have been trimmed post-production. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10565 Nabokov, Vladimir ADA or Ardor: A Family Chronicle
New York/Toronto: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1969). 0070457204 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Bookplate to pastedown, otherwise a very nearly fine example in black cloth with blind-embossed lettering to front, gilt stamping to spine; in a fine, if faintly age-toned, dust jacket. 
ADA, a late novel by the Russian-born American novelist and poet most widely known for LOLITA, continues the author's theme of sexual preoccupation and chronicles a professor's life-long illicit love for his half-sister Ada Veen. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10566 Nadelson, Reggie RED HOOK
New York: Walker & Company, (2005). 0802715346 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"This is much more than a murder mystery and is satisfying on many levels. Like a journey to a distant land, it is an account of family rivalries and messy affairs in the violent and Russified part of New York that few outsiders understand."-Paul Theroux. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10567 Nadelson, Reggie DISTURBED EARTH
New York: Walker & Company, (2005). 082733832 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Artie Cohen is the detective New York deserves: smart, wounded, emotional, haunted, and not as tough as he thinks. DISTURBED EARTH is the best yet."--Salman Rushdie. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10568 Nadler, Harry and Maie, edited by L'INCROYABLE CINEMA: The Film Magazine of Fantasy & Imagination, No. 3
Salford, England: Orion Press, 1970. First edition, first printing: a periodical. Magazine. Tiny ''Back Issue Dept'' price sticker to front cover, else fine, virtually as-new, in illustrated wraps. Square octavo. 66 pages. Generously illustrated throughout. 
Third issue of the late editor's highly esteemed sf fanzine, with extended illustrated cover story about STAR TREK, pieces about THINGS TO COME, MAROONED, and TASTE THE BLOOD OF DRACULA. In the letters dept, a letter from Ray Harryhausen about KING KONG. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10569 Nadleson, Reggie BLOODY LONDON
(New York): St. Martin's Minotaur, (1999). First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in pictorial glossy wraps. 
The third Artie Cohen mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10570 Nagata, Linda LIMIT OF VISION
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2001). 0312876882 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket painting by Stephen Youll. 
"Bold and exhilirating...Nagata sets us firmly on the threshold of all our hopes and fears regarding an emergent symbiosis of humanity and artificial life...and opens the door wide."--Kathleen Ann Goonan. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10571 Naipaul, V.S. THE RETURN OF EVA PERON with The Killings in Trinidad
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1980. 0394509684 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in black cloth with gilt titling; in a mildly age-toned dust jacket. 
Essays by the Trinidad-born Nobel Prize-winner: "Michael X and the Black Power Killings in Trinidad," "The Return of Eva Peron," "A New King for the Congo: Mobutu and the Nihilism of Africa," "Conrad's Darkness.' 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10572 Naipaul, V.S. LITERARY OCCASIONS: Essays
New York/Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. 0375415173 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-lettered black cloth shelfback over off-white patterned boards; in a very good plus dust jacket that shows some very small areas of faint dampstain. 
Included: Naipaul's "elegant and poignant 2001 Nobel Prize lecture, one jewel among many in this engrossing collection of four decades' worth of literary and autobiographical essays, a companion volume to THE WRITER AND HIS WORLD."--Booklist. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10573 Nakamoto, Kazuo INFRARED SPECTRA OF INORGANIC AND COORDINATION COMPOUNDS: Second Edition.
New York: Wiley-Interscience Publishers, (1970). First edition thus. Hardcover. The late physicist Daniel Deutsch's ownership label on the front flyleaf, else a near fine copy in light blue cloth; no dust jacket. 
This text is expanded from the first edition. 338 pages, indexes. Tables, figures and equations. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10574 Nance, John J. ORBIT
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney: Simon & Schuster, (2006). 0743250524 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"It's 2009, and protagonist, Kip Dawson, has won a seat on an American Space Adventure spacecraft, Intrepid, which will orbit the earth...a rock smashes into the craft, killing the pilot and the radios, leaving Dawson to fly it back to Earth."--G. Cohen. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10575 Nance, John J. PANDORA'S CLOCK
New York/London/Tornonto/Sydney/Tokyo/Singapore: Doubleday, (1995). 0385479441 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The eighth novel from the author of PHOENIX RISING. An adventure that mixes the thrills of the movie SPEED with the terror of THE HOT ZONE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10576 Nanda, B.R., editor SOCIALISM IN INDIA
New York: Barnes & Noble, Inc., (1972). 389046620 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in red cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with minor nicks to the spine ends and short tears to the upper rear edge. 
Ten authoritative scholars contribute to this history presenting the various facets of socialism in India. 299 pages; select bibliography; and index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10577 Narayan, R.K. THE FINANCIAL EXPERT
Chicago, Illinois and Crawfordsville, Indiana: The Michigan State College Press, 1953. 0226568407 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very mild fold to the front endpaper, else near fine in bright yellow linen; in a very good shelf-worn dust jacket with shallow edge chips and tears. 
Introduction by Graham Greene, a self-appointed, welcomed and helpful mentor to Narayan. In this novel portraying life in India, Margayya, a financial adviser sells a dubious manuscript for a large sum which enables him to indulge in his own advice. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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10578 Narlikar, Jayant THE STRUCTURE OF THE UNIVERSE
London: Oxford University Press, 1977. First edition; paperback issue. Trade Paperback. A fine, fresh copy in wraps. 
This eminent astrophysicist teamed with Fred Hoyle to produce the Hoyle-Narlikar theory of the universe. Trade paperback. 377 pages, glossary, suggestions for further readings, index. Photographs, figures, diagrams and equations. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10579 Nash, Jay Robert DARK FOUNTAIN
New York: A & W, (1982). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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10580 Nasir, Jamil HOUSES OF TIME
New York: TOR/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2008). 0765306107 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. New from the publisher! 
An aging, skirt-chasing lawyer studies lucid dreaming with a doctor at the Trans-Humanist Institute, hoping to dream up the most perfect woman possible and incidentally discover the underlying truth of life in this "fresh and intriguing sf" novel. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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10581 Naskovski, Zoran; text by Branislav Dimitrijevic LAST EXIT (Poslednji izlaz)
(Beograd): (Publikum), (1997). 8690186913 First edition, first printing: one of 600 copies issued. Fine in photo-illustrated wraps; large square quarto. 
Gallery/study of the Yugoslav painter and photographer, profusely illustrated in black-and-white and color with examples of the artist's work. Side-by-side text, translated into English. Scarce. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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10582 Nathan, George Jean; and edited by Charles S. Angoff THE WORLD OF GEORGE JEAN NATHAN: Essays, Reviews, & Commentary
New York/London: Applause, (1998) 1557833133 First Applause edition; first printing: Trade paperbound: Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. Fine in photo-pictorial wraps. 496 pages; chronology and bibliography. 
A collection intended to represent all the various facets of Nathan's wide and varied writing career, comprising most any subject imaginable, in addition to his renowned theatre criticism. Introduction by Charles S. Angoff; epilogue by Patricia Angelin. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10583 Nathan, Robert SIR HENRY
San Bernardino, California: R. Reginald/The Borgo Press, (1979). 089370136X First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine, stapled within faux leather-covered boards, with gilt titling to front cover; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Unlovely, serviceable reprint of Nathan's whimsical "parable about love and death" which has as its hero "an aging knight, an inept but kindly gentleman, not unlike the mock-heroic figure to be found in Lewis Carroll's second Alice book."--C.K. Sandlelin. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10584 Nathanson, Melvyn B., editor and translator IT SEEMS I AM A JEW: A Samizdat Essay by Grigori Freiman
Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, (1980). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very light rubbing on spine ends, otherwise near fine in a red dust jacket with an edge tear on the front panel. 
A translation of Freiman's essay as well as the samizdat essay "The Situation in Soviet Mathematics". Both "act as an indictment of Soviet Anti-Semitism and a plea for free men to direct world attention to the frightening course of Soviet mathematics". 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10585 National Academy of Engineering FOURTH ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM ON FRONTIERS OF ENGINEERING
Washington, D.C: National Academy Press, (1999). First edition. Fine in glossy illustrated wraps. 
Reports on leading edge engineering from the 1998 National Academy of Engineering Symposium on frontiers of engineering. 146 pages including appendices; contributors, program, participants, and a glossary. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10586 Nautical Almanac Office THE ASTRONOMICAL ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR 1997
Washington D.C. United States Government Printing Office, (1996). First edition. Hardcover. Very fine without dust jacket, as issued. 
Data for astronomy, space sciences, geodesy, surveying, navigation and other applications. Quarto. Hardcover. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10587 Nayes, Alan THE UNNATURAL
New York: Forge/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2003). 0765306131 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A cryonetics experiment has gone horribly awry creating a killer of beautiful women dubbed by the Los Angeles police as the "Sewer Stalker." Nayes pushes the borders of scientific possibility in this creepy medical thriller. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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10588 Naylor, Gloria LINDEN HILLS
New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1985. 089193579 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket with vertical crease down length of spine. 

Price: 25.00 USD
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10589 Naylor, Gloria MAMA DAY
New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1988. 0899197167 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. A very nearly fine copy in bright orange wraps. 
The third novel by the African-American author of the American Book Award-winning THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACE. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10590 Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds THE KEEPER
New York: Atheneum, 1986. 0689312040 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Literary agency copy with Gersh Agency bookplate to front pastedown, else fine, as-new, in full blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine; in a mildly age-toned, else fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Young Nick Karpinsky must come to terms with the fact that is father is plunging fast into serious mental illness. YA problem novel from the Newbery Award-winning author of SHILOH. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10591 Ne'eman, Yuval, editor TO FULFILL A VISION: Jerusalem Einstein Centennial Symposium on Gauge Theories and Unification of Physical Forces
Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc., 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Embossed ownership seal to the second blank leaf with very slight rubbing to the extremities of the boards, otherwise a near fine copy without dust jacket. 
A compilation of the invited lectures and discussions providing a set of very comprehensive reviews of modern attempts at unification of all fundamentals forces, a program initiated by Einstein. 279 pages with indexes. Pictorial hardcover binding. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10592 Neasham, V. Aubrey WILD LEGACY: California Hunting and Fishing Tales
Berkeley, California: Howell-North Books, (1973). 0831070985 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in yellow linen with titles in black to the front cover and spine; in a fine pictorial dust jacket. 
Methods of hunting and fishing and changes in wildlife in California over a 150-year period are highlighted in this collection of the best stories gathered from the days of New Spain up through the early 1970s. Illustrated with 33 pages of photos. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10593 Necker, Claire THE CAT'S GOT OUR TONGUE
Metuchen, N.J.: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1973. 0810805456 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in burnt sienna boards with white spine lettering; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Collection of "things feline in human speech"--divided into these cat-egories: A Cat Dictionary; Cat Words in Special Fields; Comparisons; Proverbs; Early English Proverbs; Proverbs in American Literature; Famous Cat Quotations. Bibliography. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10594 Neel, Janet DEATH'S BRIGHT ANGEL
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1989). 0312025688 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by John Nickle. 
Winner of the John Creasey First Novel Award from England's Crime Writers Association. Features John McLeish, detective chief inspector, and Francesca Wilson, a civil servant turned housewife in London, England. A superior copy of this rare first novel. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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10595 Neely, Barbara BLANCHE AMONG THE TALENTED TENTH
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1994). 0312112483 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
With her second Blanche White novel, featuring the domestic worker extraordinaire turned accidental sleuth, Neely addresses the issue of color-based bigotry within the black community. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10596 Neely, Barbara BLANCHE CLEANS UP
(New York): Viking, (1998). 0670876267 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The third book in the series featuring the cook-housekeeper/amateur sleuth, Blanche White "a queen-sized, middle-aged black woman rooted in working-class America." "Blanche White is a raconteur's dream." - Ntozake Shange. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10597 Neider, Charles BEYOND CAPE HORN: Travels in the Antarctic
San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, (1980). 0871562332 First edition. Hardcover. Hint of fading at the edges, else a sharp, near fine copy in blue cloth with silver spine lettering; in an age-toned, else fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 387 pages, glossary, selected bibliography, index. Map endpapers, 12 maps, 12 color plates. 
Neider's account of his third journey beyond Cape Horn in the summer of 1977 features a look back at the men who preceded him. "A vivid and compelling picture of a magnificent wilderness...extraordinarily well-written."--Norman Cousins. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10598 Neihardt, John G. WHEN THE TREE FLOWERED: An Authentic Tale of the Old Sioux World
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1951. First edition. Hardcover. Brown paper residue hidden under the dust jacket flaps on the pastedowns, one-inch tape shadows to the free endpapers, and to the dust jacket flaps, else about very good in brick-colored cloth; in a very good slightly trimmed and wrinkled dust jacket. 
Novel of the Sioux Indians with details on social customs and battles against white men chronciled through the fictional experiences of an elderly Indian named Eagle Voice. The author/poet was from a pioneer family and wrote BLACK ELK SPEAKS. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10599 Neihardt, John G. THE SONG OF THREE FRIENDS & THE SONG OF HUGH GLASS
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1924. First edition thus. Hardcover. Near fine in blue cloth with gilt stamped spine titles and rules; no dust jacket. Octavo. 336 pages. Notes and two maps. 
Modern Readers" Series edition with extensive notes by Dr. Julius T. House. The first two of a cycle of five epic volumes of poems by the American author of poetry and prose, amateur historian and ethnographer, and philosopher of the Great Plains. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10600 Neihardt, John G. BLACK ELK SPEAKS: The Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux as Told through John G. Neihardt
London: Barrie & Jenkins, (1972). 0241668231 First edition thus, first printing. Hardcover. Nearly fine in brown colored boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a nearly fine, price-clipped dust jacket with marvelous wrap-around, high-action illustration by Michael Codd. 
Widely hailed as a spiritual classic, this unfailingly powerful story reveals the life and visions of the Lakota healer Nicholas Black Elk (1863-1950) and the tragic history of his Sioux people during the epic closing decades of the Old West. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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