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10701 Nolan, William F., editor A WILDERNESS OF STARS: Stories of Man in Conflict with Space
Los Angeles: Sherbourne Press, (1969). Second printing. Hardcover. Upper corner tips lightly bumped, else near fine in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 
A collection of ten science fiction short stories by some of the giants in the field including Poul Anderson, Ray Bradbury, Arthur C. Clarke and Walter M. Miller, Jr., among others. With an introduction by Shelly Lowenkopf and a "postscript" by Nolan. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10702 Nolan, William F., editor THE BLACK MASK BOYS: Masters in the Hard-Boiled School of Detective Fiction
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1985). 0688039669 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. SIGNED inscription with original drawing of a hard-boiled character. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Anthology of classic BLACK MASK fiction by Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, Erle Stanley Gardner, Horace McCoy, Carroll John Daly, Frederick Nebel, Raoul Whitfield and Paul Cain presented with biographical and critical comments by Nolan. SIGNED! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10703 Nolan, William F.; Introduction by George Clayton Johnson. SEVEN FOR SPACE
No place: Park Hill Publishing, 2008. 0980112508 First edition, first printing: trade paperback issue. This copy has been SIGNED by the author. Trade Paperback. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Cover and interior illustrations by Ron Lemen. 
All seven (two novels and five stories) of the incredible adventures of Nolan's futuristic private eye, Sam Space have been collected in this nifty edition. Introduction by George Clayton Johnson. 
Price: 14.95 USD
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10704 Nonami, Asa THE HUNTER
Tokyo/New York/London: Kodansha International, (2006). 9784770030252 First edition, first printing in English: Uncorrected Proof. Hardcover. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
Winner of the Japanese Naoki Prize, this neo-noir novel debuts a young female detective, Takako Otomichi, and her tough-guy older partner. Set in Tokyo. Nonami has authored over 50 books in Japan. Translated from the Japanese by Juliet Winters Carpenter 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10705 Nonhebel, D. C. and Walton, J. C. FREE-RADICAL CHEMISTRY: Structure and Mechanism
Cambridge: At the University Press, 1974. First edition. Hardcover. Top corner tips lightly bumped, else a very good plus copy in dark green boards; no dust jacket. 
With a foreword by Professor Lord Tedder. 572 pages, index. Formula and equations. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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10706 Nordhoff, Charles and Hall, James Norman THE BOUNTY TRILOGY
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1962). 0316611611 Book club issue of the Wyeth Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine pictorial dust jacket. Jacket painting by N.C. Wyeth. 
Omnibus reissue of MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY, MEN AGAINST THE SEA and PITCAIRN'S ISLAND; illustrated with eight paintings by Wyeth; map-decorated endsheets. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10707 Nordhoff, Charles and Hall, James Norman MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY; MEN AGAINST THE SEA; PITCAIRN'S ISLAND: "The Bounty Trilogy"
Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1938. The Tahiti Edition. A reprint. Fine, fresh, as-new, in green binding with silver and white lettering and devices; map-decorated endsheets; in a lightly worn, edge-nicked very good dust jacket with a small chip to upper rear panel. 
Nifty omnibus edition of the trilogy, with particularly appealing binding art which shows a silver ship gliding along on white lines of waves which curve from the front cover onto the spine. 903 pages. Nice example of this edition! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10708 Norman, Bruce THE INVENTING OF AMERICA
New York: Taplinger Publishing Company, (1976). 0800842200 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Slight splaying to the covers, thus near fine; in a nearly fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 240 pages, map, over two hundred b&w illustrations and photographs, book list, and an index. Quarto. 
A history of America's inventions from the colonial days to the modern industrial world. Norman argues that the people of the United States were forced to be more inventive to survive and overcome the problems of their hostile environment. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10709 Norman, Frank TOO MANY CROOKS SPOIL THE CAPER
New York: St. Martin's, (1979). 0312808992 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a dust jacket with shelfwear to the edges, light rubbing, else very good plus. 
Author of DEAD BUTLER CAPER. "He is a clever, facile author with a delightful sense of humor in his writing." --West Coast Review of Books 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10710 Norman, Geoffrey DEEP END
New York: William Morrow, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Morgan Hunt mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10711 Norman, Gregory BLUE CHIPPER
New York: William Morrow, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Morgan Hunt novel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10712 Norman, Howard THE HAUNTING OF L.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (2002). 0374168253 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. As-new! 
"As with THE BIRD ARTIST, Howard Norman here makes brilliant metaphoric use of the portrait-maker's compulsion. Mysterious, morally complex, and erotically charged...compelling on every level."--Andrea Barrett. "Norman's best work yet."--Thomas Pynchon. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10713 Norman, Howard THE BIRD ARTIST
New York: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, (1994). 0374113300 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In the first paragraph, narrator Fabian Vas--the title's bird artist--reveals that he has murdered the village lighthouse keeper. Set in Newfoundland in 1911. "Bewitching...glows like a night light in the reader's mind."--NY Times. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10714 Norman, Howard THE BIRD ARTIST
New York: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, (1994). 0374113300 Third printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Combines colorful backwoods eccentrics and gothic melodrama that strongly resembles the work of film director David Lynch." --Edward B. St. John, Library Journal. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10715 Norman, Howard THE BIRD ARTIST
New York: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, (1994). 0374113300 First U.S. edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine, unread copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Howard Norman's much lauded novel THE BIRD ARTIST was a finalist for the 1994 National Book Award. "...so vivid and finely imagined that to finish it is to leave behind some of the warmest-blooded people you're ever likely to meet." --Harper's Bazaar. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10716 Norman, Howard, told by; Pohrt, Tom, illustrated by TRICKSTER AND THE FAINTING BIRDS
San Diego/New York/London: Gulliver Books/Harcourt Brace & Company, (1999). 0152008888 First edition. Quarto. This copy SIGNED by Norman to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine, in illustrated boards; in matching illustrated dust jacket. 
Seven Algonquin stories of the outrageous antics of the Trickster, from the esteemed author of THE NORTHERN LIGHTS and THE BIRD ARTIST. Pohrt is the illustrator of Barry Lopez's bestselling CROW AND WEASEL. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10717 Norman, John DANCER OF GOR
New York: Daw Books, Inc./Donald A. Wolheim, Publisher, (1985). 0886771005 First edition, first printing: Paperback Original. Identified on the cover as DAW #650, and within as DAW Collectors Book No. 651. Mass market paperback. A bright, unread, fine copy with only a bit of age-toning. Cover art by Ken W. Kelly shows the eponymous exotic dancer/bibliographer. 
22nd book in the Counter-Earth saga of an alien world "where men were all-powerful and women were living jewels of desire." This entry concerns a shy librarian who after hours practices semi-nude her secret studies in belly dancing. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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10718 Norman, Marc & Stoppard, Tom SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
[No place]. [No publisher], (1998). Shooting script. 8.5 x 11 inch xeroxed pages bradbound within color xerox covers with photo art of Joseph Fiennes and Gwyneth Paltrow. The front cover page shows a diagonal crease to lower righthand corner and a bit of edgewear. 129 pages. 
Apparently produced to use in promoting the screenplay to Academy and Golden Globe voters, this shooting-script copy has been SIGNED to the front cover by Stoppard and Norman. The screenwriters, the film, Paltrow, Judi Dench all won Oscars. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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10719 Norris, Frank COLLECTED LETTERS
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1986. First edition, limited to 500 copies. Quarto. Hardcover. Fine, in crimson leather-backed decorated boards, with gilt and black titles to spine; in cream dustwrapper. This copy is from the library of noted California historian/collector John Haskell Kemble and bears his attractive bookplate to the pastedown. 
Compiles 124 letters of the influential and popular California novelist with annotations and introductions by Jesse S. Crisler. The exquisite title-page woodcut of Norris is by Rik Olsen. A handsomely produced volume. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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10720 Norris, Frank THE PIT: A Story of Chicago
New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, [1914]. Later issue of the Photoplay Edition, with the frontispiece still the only interior illustration. Wraparound jacket still is color-tinted. Hardcover. Very good only (spine slant, soiling, wear); in reddish cloth with black lettering and devices; in a good dust jacket, with nicking at spine head repaired with cello-tape, chip to heel of spine panel, nicking at corners, light overall wear. 
Photoplay Edition of Norris's 1903 muckracking "Epic of the Wheat"--the second book in his projected trilogy, re-issued to correspond to the 1914 silent film adaptation written by Channing Pollock and directed by Maurice Tourneur. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10721 Norris, Kathleen MYSTERY HOUSE
New York: Pocket Books, Inc., (1947). B0007HHEJ6 First paperback edition. Pocket Book #453. Originally appeared in COSMOPOLITAN, October 1935. Fine, virtually as-new! The pages show inevitable tanning to the perimeters, but otherwise a tight, bright example, with cover art vivid, gleaming! 
Frustrated and bored, Page Hazeltyne takes a job that is part nurse, part spy in a vast mansion known as Mystery House, forty miles down the coast from San Francisco. California gothic by the writer once dubbed "America's Most Popular Writer for Women." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10722 Norse, Harold MEMOIRS OF A BASTARD ANGEL: A Fifty-Year Literary and Erotic Odyssey
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1989). 0688067042 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in silver-lettered green cloth shelfback over grey boards; in a fine, if faintly age-toned dust jacket with just a trace of wear at the extremities. 
From the author of BEAT HOTEL, "a gossipy, bawdy memoir recounting an adventurous life on three continents...Norse was friendly with some of the most important writers of his time, and his book includes anecdotes on a host of literary lions."--W. Gargan. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10723 North, Carolyn THE MUSICIANS AND THE SERVANTS (EARTH BELOW, HEAVEN ABOVE: A Portrait of India)
(Berkeley, California): (Heyday Books), (1985). 0930588215 First edition thus: Trade Paperback. SIGNED, inscribed, and dated (1985) by the author to the half-title. Trade Paperback. Very minor wear to the shelf edges, and a faint crease to the front cover, else near fine in illustrated glossy wraps. Cover illustration by Bengali artist, Jiamini Roy. 
A novel that revolves around an impoverished servant family, which explores the music, people, and beliefs of India, and was based on the author's experiences as a midwife in India. Originally issued by Scribners as EARTH BELOW, HEAVEN ABOVE. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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10724 North, Darian THIEF OF SOULS
(New York): Dutton, (1997). 0525942009 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
The third novel by the author of BONE DEEP and the Edgar Award-nominated CRIMINAL SEDUCTION. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10725 North, Oliver and Musser, Joe THE JERICHO SANCTION
Nashville, Tennessee: Broadman & Holman Publishers, (2003). 0805425519 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. As-new. 
North follows his best-selling novel MISSION COMPROMISED with an action-packed sequel set in Israel and Iraq. Lt. Col. Peter Newman (USMC) and his family are threatened when his cover is blown. SIGNED by author North to the dedication page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10726 Northcote, Amyas IN GHOSTLY COMPANY
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 1997. 1899562214 First edition thus. Limited to four hundred copies. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket illustrated by Deborah McMillion-Nering; with frontispiece reproduction of the original atmospheric art deco cover design. 
The only work of fiction by this "golden age" ghost story writer was first released in 1921 and here reprinted in the customary handsome Ash-Tree production; with biographical introduction by Richard Dalby, and bibliographical afterword by Jack Adrian. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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10727 Norton, Andre THREE HANDS FOR SCORPIO
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2005). 0765304643 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket art by Tristan Elwell. 
Last solo novel (Andre Norton passed away on March 17, 2005) by the late grande dame of fantasy. "While aimed primarily at younger readers, older fantasy fans will be charmed as well."--Publisher's Weekly. A magical tale set in the sixteenth century. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10728 Norton, Andre THE JARGOON PARD
New York: Atheneum, 1974. 0689500114 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in clay-colored cloth, in an illustrated dust jacket with artwork by sf veteran Jack Gaughan. 
A companion volume to THE CRYSTAL GRYPHON. The story of Kethan, a Tarot card reader, whose life changes after he receives a powerful leopard skin belt. One of science fiction's masters, Norton began publishing stories in the 1930's. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10729 Norton, Andre HORN CROWN
New York: Daw Books, Inc., [1981]. First hardcover edition: issued from the Science Fiction Book Club, with the code L29 on page 210. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in grey boards with red-orange spine lettering; in a lightly age-toned and very mildly edgeworn illustrated dust jacket featuring the wraparound color artwork of Jack Woolhiser. 
Chronologically the first tale in Norton's wide-ranging Witch World saga, launched in 1963 with the novel which gives the series its name, WITCH WORLD. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10730 Norton, Andre STAR SOLDIERS
(Riverdale, N.Y.): Baen, (2001). 0671318276 Book club edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Jacket code, 14229. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Stephen Hickman. 
"Two of SFWA Grand Master Norton's earlier novels, STAR GUARD (1955) and STAR RANGERS (1953), offered here with minimal textual changes, should be just as enjoyable to the grandchildren if not great-grandchildren of the original readers."--PW. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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10731 Norton, Andre & Sherwood Smith TIME TRADERS III
[New York]: SFBC, (2002). 073943103x First edition thus. SFBC #54748. Hardcover. Upper corner tips lightly bumped, blind-embossed former owner's seal to the front endpaper, thus near fine; in a fine wraparound illustrated dust jacket with art by Stephen Hickman. 
Omnibus edition of two "Time Traders" novels: ECHOES IN TIME (1999) and ATLANTIS ENDGAME (2002). 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10732 Norton, Andre and McConchie, Lyn BEAST MASTER'S CIRCUS
New York: Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2004). 0765300427 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Jacket art by Allen Douglas. 
"Telepathic beasts and the efforts of Laris, a young animal trainer, to escape her bondage to Dedran, a greedy Circus Master, add intrigue to this latest installment of Norton and McConchie's Beast Master series."--PW. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10733 Norton, Andre and Miller, Sasha THE KNIGHT OF THE RED BEARD
New York: TOR / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2008). 0765307480 First edition, first printing. New, fresh from the Publisher! Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. NEW. 
In the concluding fifth installment of the Oak, Yew, Ash and Rowan Cycle, eleven-year-old Mikkel stows away on a warship and is captured by vicious northern Wykenigs, one of whom, the witchy Wysen-wife Gunnora, has a connection to his family's past. 
Price: 25.95 USD
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10734 Norton, Andre with Griffin, P.M. STORMS OF VICTORY, Witch World: The Turning
New York: Tor Fantasy/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1991). 0312931719 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Dots of foxing to upper page edges, a few to fore-edge, thus near fine, in burgundy boards with gilt spine titles; in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Dennis A. Nolan. 
"Nebula Grand Master Norton is back at the top of her form in one of two tales beginning a new series: "Port of Dead Ships." Griffin's contribution is SEA KEEP. "These two tales make up the strongest entries in the Witch World saga in many years."--PW. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10735 Norton, Andre, et alia; edited by Roger Elwood LONG NIGHT OF WAITING By Andre Norton AND OTHER STORIES: Aurora Science Fiction Series I
Nashville/London: Aurora Publishers, Inc., (1974). 0876951493 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full blue cloth with gilt spine stamping; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. 
Anthology headlined by Norton, but also featuring works by Binder, van Vogt, Chad Oliver, Barry Malzberg, Zebrowski, R.A. Lafferty, Jack Dann, Bob Shaw, Joan C. Holly, B.J. Lytle, Robin Schaeffer, William Carlson, more. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10736 Norton, Theodore Mills, and Ollman, Bertell, editors STUDIES IN SOCIALIST PEDAGOGY
New York and London: Monthly Review Press, (1978). 085345440X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A multidisciplinary collection of studies based on the achievements of radicals and Marxists in the sphere of higher education by and for socialist teachers. 405 pages; bibliography of teaching materials. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10737 Norville, Barbara WRITING THE MODERN MYSTERY
Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest Books, (1986). 0898792355 Second printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine dust jacket with a tear to the upper front panel. 
A how-to for would-be purveyors of literary mayhem. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10738 Nourse, Alan E. THE FOURTH HORSEMAN
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, (1983). 00603820349 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very minor wear, some light soiling, else near fine, in a like dust jacket. 
Bubonic plague thriller from the medical doctor and sf writer. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10739 Nourse, Alan E. THE MERCY MEN
New York: David McKay Company, Inc., (1968). B0006BUE72 Book Club edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club; with the code ''49J'' on page 177, ''1637'' on jacket flap. Hardcover. Fine, fresh, bright, in russett cloth with matching upper-page-edge tint, white spine lettering; in an age-darkened, very good plus dust jacket. 
Jeff Meyer masquerades as a human guinea pig in the underground labs of the Hoffman Medical Center in order to find the man whose face has tormented him in nightmares for as long as he can remember. Expansion of A MAN OBSESSED, issued as a 1955 ACE PBO. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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10740 Nourse, Alan E. THE MERCY MEN
New York: David McKay Company, Inc., (1968). B0006BUE72 First edition thus. Hardcover. Very good: faint patch of dampstain to lower covers near spine tail, dot of ink to pastedown, tape ghost to front free endsheet, mild fading to spine; in fuchsia cloth with blue spine lettering; in a very good minus dust jacket: wear, dampstain, nicking. 
Revamping of an earlier, briefer novel originally published by Ace Book as A MAN OBSESSED. "Medical experimentation, murder, and revenge, with intelligent extrapolation of developments in brain surgery and psychiatry."--Tuck. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10741 Nova, Craig THE GEEK
New York/Evanston/San Francisco/London: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1975). 0060132094 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in silver-stamped black cloth shelfback over black boards; in a very good plus illustrated dust jacket with some mild age-toning and a few nibbled interior chips to lower spine panel. 
A man and a woman come separately to a stark Greek island, and meet, slowing easing their way into an erotic bond. Together they become involved in a struggle against local opium-smugglers. Drawings by Brad Holland. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10742 Novak, Maximillian E., editor ENGLISH LITERATURE IN THE AGE OF DISGUISE
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1977. 0520033426 First edition; with errata slip laid in. Hardcover. From the library of noted bookman Lawrence Clark Powell, with his bookplate to the front pastedown; an upper corner tip lightly bumped, else a near fine copy in tan cloth; no dust jacket. 316 pages, index. 
A detailed survey of the mask or masquerade motif in English literature since the eighteenth-century. The mask is discussed in terms of the deeper meaning it reveals about identity and truth, in authors like Defoe, Richardson, Swift, Eliot, and Pope. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10743 Novakovich, Josip FICTION WRITER'S WORKSHOP
Cincinnati, Ohio: Story Press, (1995). 1884910033 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in textured terra-cotta boards with gilt spine titles; in a fine dust jacket. 
The key elements of writing workshop: clear instruction, illustrated by contemporary and classic works, innovative exercises and methods to gauge your progress. 250 pages, including index. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10744 Nowlan, Robert A. & Gwendolyn Wright THE FILMS OF THE EIGHTIES: A Complete, Qualitative Filmography to over 3400 Feature-Length English Language Films, Theatrical and Video-Only, Released between January 1, 1980, and December 31, 1989
Jefferson, North Carolina, and London: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, (1991). 0899505600 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in orange cloth, titles in black; issued without dust jacket. 
"Wonderful reference including popular and lesser known films ranging from Aliens to Zilch. Each of the more than 3400 alphabetical title entries contains a brief plot summary/evaluation, full cast and awards listings, ...complete production credits." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10745 Noyes, Katharine Macy, editor JESSE MACY: An Autobiography
Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas, 1933. First edition. Hardcover. Light wear to the spine ends, else a near fine copy without dust jacket. Publisher's promotional pamphlet laid in. 1850s-1919. 
Warmly inscribed and SIGNED by the editor to the front endpaper. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10746 nslated and with an int LIFE AND LABOR IN ANCIENT MEXICO: The Brief And Summary Relation Of The Lords Of New Spain
New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, (1963). First edition in English. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket with one very short closed edge tear. 
Translated and with an introduction by Benjamin Keen. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10747 Nuetzel, Charles WARRIORS OF NOOMAS
(Reseda, California): Powell Sci-Fi, (1969). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. PP #121; cover price, $.95. Mass market paperback. Mild reader's crease to front cover, nearly invisible corner crease to lower front cover, else fine, as-new, in bright, illustrated wraps. Illustrated by Louis DeWitt. 
In his first adventure of an ERB-ian series, Torlo Hannis wakes up on the planet of Noomas without memory of any past life, yet aware that he comes from a vast inter-galactic civilization. This copy SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10748 Nuetzel, Charles JUNGLE JUNGLE
(Reseda, California): Powell Double Adventure Novel, (1969). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. PP #162; cover price, $.95. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Mass market paperback. Reader's crease, else about fine, in illustrated wraps. Cover art by Bill Hughes. 
Two novels of adventure, JUNGLE SAFARI and JUNGLE GODDESS. Nuetzel "once again offers further evidence that one of his favorite authors is Edgar Rice Burroughs. These two books illustrated his ability to hold the reader."--Forrest J. Ackerman. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10749 Nuetzel, Charles SWORDMEN OF VISTAR
(Reseda, California): Powell Sci-Fi, (1969). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Powel Sci-Fi #1. PP #121; cover price, $.95. Mass market paperback. Some fading to the spine, else a fine, unread, as-new copy in illustrated wraps. This copy SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Illustrated by Albert Nuetzell [sic?]. 
"A tale of adventure such as no longer exists in the 20th Century. You'll thrill to Nuetzel's new world of 30,000 B.C.!"--Forrest Ackerman. "The adventures of Thoris the Mighty captivate the reader to the last exciting page."--Fisher Tredtworth. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10750 Null, Gary THE CONSPIRATOR WHO SAVED THE ROMANOVS
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., (1971). 0131678257 First edition. Salmon cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; pictorial dust jacket. Hardcover. Faint offsetting to the rear free endpaper, a hint of age-toning to the pages, else fine; in an illustrated dust jacket with a tiny closed edge tear to the upper front panel and mild age-toning. 
An account of the final days of the last Czar of Russia, which focuses on Aaron Simanovitsch, Rasputin's secretary and confidant, who Null believes saved the Czar and his family. 177 pages, fifteen b&w plates, selected bibliography, and an index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10751 Nunis, Doyce B., Jr., edited with an Introduction by LOS ANGELES AND ITS ENVIRONS IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: A Bibliography of a Metropolis
Los Angeles: The Ward Ritchie Press, 1973. 0378025813 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in sand-colored cloth with gilt rules to front cover, gilt lettering to spine; in printed dust jacket that shows three very tiny snagged tears to front panel, but that is otherwise fine. Quarto. 
Compiled under the auspices of the Los Angeles Metropolitan History Project. Foreword by Mrs. Fletcher Bowron. 501 pages, including author and subject indexes. 
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10752 Nunis, Doyce B., Jr., editor FROM MEXICAN DAYS TO THE GOLD RUSH: Memoirs of James Wilson Marshall and Edward Gould Buffum, Who Grew Up with California
Chicago: The Lakeside Presss/R.R. Donnelly..., Christmas, 1993. First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine fresh copy in uniform brown cloth, titled in gilt on the spine with publisher's decoration also in gilt on the front; top edge gilt. 
Duodecimo. Number 91 of the Lakeside Classics Series. 389 pages, index, frontispiece illustration, plates. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10753 Nunn, Kem POMONA QUEEN
New York: Pocket Books, (1992). 0671735284 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
From the author of TAPPING THE SOURCE. "A terrifying and hilarious book, the story of a vacuum cleaner salesman's dark night of the soul with a biker gang bent on murder....Nunn is one of the best writers I've ever read."--Brett Lott. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10754 Nusser, Richard WALKING AFTER MIDNIGHT
New York: Villard, 1989. 039456314X First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The first Downtown mystery by this award-winning reporter. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10755 Nye, Joseph S. THE POWER GAME
New York: Public Affairs, (2004). 1586482262 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The former Assistant Secretary of Defense draws from personal experience for his debut novel. A "poignantly told tale about a man of high principle who bites into the apple of power and loses everything he once held dear."--William S. Cohen. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10756 Nye, Nelson HORSE THIEVES
New York: M. Evans and Company, Inc., (1987). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A late entry from the "Baron of Blood and Thunder." Will Cuppy went on record with this assessment of the Spur Award-winning author: "Nye has done for the Western what Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler did for detective fiction." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10757 O' Brine, Manning MILLS
New York: J.B. Lippincott, (1969). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Shelfwear to the edges, creasing to front free endpapers, else a very good plus copy in a near fine dust jacket with rubbing. 
The formula for LSD 25 is wanted by the KGB, CIA, and M16. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10758 O' Brine, Manning MILLS
London: Herbert Jenkins, (1969). First edition. Hardcover. Lightly bumped lower corner tips, light foxing to the page edges, else a very good copy in a very good dust jacket. 
The formula for LSD 25 is wanted by the KGB, CIA, and M16. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10759 O' Malley, Patrick THE AFFAIR OF THE BLUE PIG
New York: M.S. Mill/William Morrow, 1965. First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with light sunning and chipping to the spine, light shelfwear to the edges. 

Price: 25.00 USD
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10760 O'Brian, Patrick THE YELLOW ADMIRAL
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., (1996). 0393040445 Reprint. Hardcover. Mild creasing to the front endpaper, else fine in blue cloth-backed boards blind-stamped with O'Brian's monogram, and spine titled in gilt; in a fine pictorial dust jacket with vivid wraparound illustration by Geoff Hunt. 
Reverting to the themes of some of the earlier Aubrey/Maturin novels, O'Brian explores the social and physical landscapes of 19th Century England as Jack faces "yellowing"--being promoted to the rank of admiral with no squadron to command. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10761 O'Brien, Dan EMINENT DOMAIN
Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, (1987). 0877451702 First edition, second printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The 1986 Iowa Short Fiction Award winning collection of short stories. Author's first book. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10762 O'Brien, Dan SPIRIT OF THE HILLS
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1988). 051756727X First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Spur Award-winner for best first novel. A contemporary Western by the Iowa Short Fiction Award winner. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10763 O'Brien, Edna THE RESCUE
London: Hodder and Stoughton, (1983). 0340338962 First edition. Joyously detailed color illustrations by Peter Stevenson. Hardcover. Fine in laminated pictorial boards; without dust jacket, as issued. Quarto. 
Edna O'Brien has returned again to the delightful world of Tim, the little boy whose friendship with Mattie, the mouse with the magic "dazzle," leads him into fantastic adventures in this the third children's book by the controversial Irish author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10764 O'Brien, Edna THE COUNTRY GIRLS TRILOGY And Epilogue
New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, (1986). 0374130272 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in an age-toned and mildly creased dust jacket. 
Comprises THE COUNTRY GIRLS, THE LONELY GIRL, and GIRLS IN THEIR MARRIED BLISS along with an epilogue specially written for this volume. The saga of Baba and Kate, two girls who begin life in a small west Irish village. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10765 O'Brien, Flann AT SWIM-TWO-BIRDS
London: Hart-Davis, MacGibbon, (1976). 0246108908 Reprint. Hardcover. Neat ownership name and date to front free endpaper, else fine, in green textured boards with brown spine stamping; in a mildly age-toned, else fine dust jacket. 
Brilliant, one-of-a-kind, kaleidoscopic blend of satire, parody, fantasy and farce, first published in 1939. "One of the funniest books there is."--William Trevor. "Just the book to give your sister, if she's a loud, dirty, boozy girl"--Dylan Thomas. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10766 O'Brien, Gail William THE LEGAL FRATERNITY AND THE MAKING OF A NEW SOUTH COMMUNITY, 1848-1882
Athens and London: The University of Georgia Press, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Octavo. A study of post-Civil War Southern politics using Guilford County, North Carolina as a basis. 231 pages, appendices, notes, bibliography, index, tables. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10767 O'Brien, Geoffrey HARDBOILED AMERICA: The Lurid Years of Paperbacks
New York/Cincinnati/Toronto/London/Melbourne: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, (1981). First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine, as-new, in stiff, color-illustrated wraps. Illustrated; 144 pages, indexed. With checklist covering the years, 1929-1958. 
"Engaging, often deadly accurate appraisal of the evolution and devolution of the American paperback novel."--Chicago Sun-Times. "Balanced, intelligent, and sings like a saxophone for a lost time of comfort in the lower depths."--LA Times. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10768 O'Brien, Liam THE REMARKABLE MR. PENNYPACKER
New York: Random House, (1954). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine, with b&w production photo to the cover; in an illustrated dust jacket with mild wear to the edges, and a tiny closed edge tear to the upper front panel. Double-spread frontispiece and title-page b&w photo, two additional b&w production photos. 
A comedy in three acts that opened at the Coronet Theatre in New York with Burgess Meredith in the title role. O'Brien wrote the screenplay HERE COMES THE GROOM, directed by Frank Capra, and produced the television shows "Police Story" and "Miami Vice." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10769 O'Brien, Meg KEEPER
New York: Doubleday, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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10770 O'Brien, Robert CALIFORNIA CALLED THEM: A Saga of Golden Days and Roaring Camps
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1951). First edition. Hardcover. Older bookplate pasted to the verso of the half-title page, overall a very good plus copy in bright, price-clipped dust jacket with some shelfwear and a closed edge tear. 
Octavo. SIGNED by the author on the half-title page. Illustrated by Antonio Sotomayor. 250 pages, index, and endpaper maps. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10771 O'Brien, Tim TOMCAT IN LOVE
New York: Broadway Books, (1998). 0767902025 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A wildly funny, brilliantly inventive novel about a man torn between two obsessions: the desperate need to win back his former wife and a craving to test his erotic charms on every woman he meets. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10772 O'Brien, Tim IN THE LAKE OF THE WOODS
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin/Seymour Lawrence, 1994. 0395488893 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author! Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
John and Kathy Wade, whose marriage has been built on mutual deception, visit a Minnesota lake to try to sort things out, a difficult process made more difficult by Kathy's sudden disappearance. 
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10773 O'Brien, Tim THE NUCLEAR AGE
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. 039454286X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"The author explores the road not taken: his hero, William Cowling, avoided the draft...Despite the book's weaknesses, it has many strengths, not least among them being Tim O'Brien's fierce intelligence, black wit, and eloquent prose."--Alix Wilber. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10774 O'Brien, Tim IF I DIE IN A COMBAT ZONE
[New york]: Delacorte Press, (1973). First edition, THIRD printing. Fine in a fine illustrated first issue dust jacket. Distinctive jacket design by Wendell Minor. AS NEW! 
O'Brien's first book is a "creative nonfiction" account of the Vietnam War--a straightforward, unembellished and unvarnished portrait of the infantry soldier's life--written a few months following O'Brien's return from Southeast Asia in 1969. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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10775 O'Brien, Tim THE NUCLEAR AGE
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. 039454286X First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Red remainder mark to the lower page edges, neatly tucked in at the spine, else fine; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Renee Klein. 
Fourth novel by the 1979 National Book Award-winning author of GOING AFTER CACCIATO. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10776 O'Casey, Sean ROSE AND CROWN
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1952. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very good plus, in an age-toned dust jacket that shows some mild shelfwear and soiling. 
The fifth volume of O'Casey's autobiography, which traces his visit to England, his marriage to an Irish girl, his attempts to build a home in London or Buckinghamshire, and his recollections of famous men such as Churchill, H.G. Wells, and Hitchcock. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10777 O'Connell, Carol THE MAN WHO CAST TWO SHADOWS
New York: Putnam, (1995). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine, in a fine dust jacket. 
The second Katherine Mallory mystery, initially released in the U.K. as THE MAN WHO LIED TO WOMEN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10778 O'Connell, Carol MALLORY'S ORACLE
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1994). 0399139753 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Katherine Mallory mystery. The author's first novel. "Mallory is something else...I loved this one and cannot wait to read the next." --Linda Ellerbee 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10779 O'Connor, Ed THE YEARE'S MIDNIGHT
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, (2002). 0786710284 First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in blue printed wraps. 
O'Connor's first novel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10780 O'Connor, Frank MORE STORIES BY FRANK O'CONNOR
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955. Second printing: so stated on copyright page. Hardcover. Nicked bump to upper edge rear cover, else fine, in teal cloth with pale orange upper page-edge tint; in a price-clipped, worn, chipped, nicked, very good minus photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
O'Connor completes his own selection of his best stories, begun in THE STORIES OF FRANK O'CONNOR. Sixteen tales appear here in book form for the first time, the rest have been extensively recast. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10781 O'Connor, James THE FISCAL CRISIS OF THE STATE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1973). 0312293305 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. A trace of scratching to the patina, else fine in glossy wraps. 
This study presents data primarily derived from post-World War II United States examples in order to illustrate a theoretical framework drawn from Marxist economics and adapted to the problem of budgetary analyses. 276 pages; notes; bibliography; index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10782 O'Connor, Joseph, editor YEATS IS DEAD!: A Mystery by Fifteen Irish Writers
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (2001). 0375412972 First U.S. editon: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in printed green wraps, with color photocopy of jacket illustration bound in. 
Fifteen Irish authors contributed a chapter each to this humorous murder mystery. Frank McCourt and Roddy Doyle are among the participants in this project developed by Amnesty International to help raise funds. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10783 O'Connor, Lillian PIONEER WOMEN ORATORS: Rhetoric in the Ante-Bellum Reform Movement
New York: Columbia University Press, 1954. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, a stunningly fresh, as-new copy in silver-lettered chianti cloth shelfback over patterned boards, with chianti top edge tint; in a nearly fine, lightly age-toned (especially to spine panel) printed dust jacket with some minor nicking to spine crown. 
The background and the rhetorical foundation of speeches by 27 women orators between 1828 and 1861 who spoke out in a U.S. that had not yet recognized the right of women to say anything on public issues: Susan B. Anthony and Amelia Bloomer among them. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10784 O'Connor, Robert BUFFALO SOLDIERS
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. 0679415084 First edition. Hardcover. ''STP'' label attached to the rear pastedown, else near fine; in a price-clipped dust jacket. 
Debut book by the Granta 20 author, about life on a military base in Mannheim, Germany that drew rave notices and enthusiastic comparisons to CATCH-22 and FROM HERE TO ETERNITY. Source for the recent film adaptation. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10785 O'Connor, Scott AMONG WOLVES: A Story
New York/Chicago/Los Angeles/Other Places: The Swannigan & Wright Literary Matter, (2004). 0974847909 First edition, first printing: A trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine, a new book; in color-illustrated wraps. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Debut novella from LA writer Scott O’Connor, about "a young boy who believes that his family has been replaced by imposters, is a coming-of-age story for people who hate coming-of-age stories."--prweb. Terrific buzz about this new writer. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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10786 O'Connor, Ulick THE TROUBLES: Ireland: 1912-1922
Indianapolis/New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., (1975). 0672517515 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Small sticker ghost to the front free endpaper, else fine; in an age-toned photo-pictorial dust jacket that shows a hint of edgewear. 181 pages, thirty-two b&w plates, bibliography, and an index. 
A crucial decade in Ireland's history: introduction of the Home Rule Bill set the stage for years of turbulence, and a literary renaissance was fueled by political passions. The poet/biographer conducted interviews with many of the leading figures. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10787 O'Connor, Ulick; Behan, Brendan LIFE STYLES: Poems
Dublin: The Dolmen Press, (1973). 0851052509 First edition, first printing: trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Nearly fine in photo-pictorial perfect-bound wraps. Slim octavo. 39 pages. 
Volume of verse by the Irish poet, playwright, biographer, translator, drama critic, journalist, barrister, and public performer. Includes a section of nine translations of Brendan Behan's original Irish poems, collected here for the first time. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10788 O'Crousley, Pedro Alonso; Galvin, Sean, translator and editor A DESCRIPTION OF THE KINGDOM OF NEW SPAIN. 1774
[San Francisco]: John Howell--Books, 1972. First edition thus. Bound in peacock-blue cloth gilt-stamped with calligraphic titles to front cover and spine; in illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. Hardcover. Fine, with front of jacket showing a 4''x12'' area of nearly invisible offsetting. Sepia and full-color illustrations reproduced from the original manuscript, folded map of 1768 Mexico housed in a rear pastedown pocket, color frontisportrait of author. 
Fascinating view of 18th century Mexico and Baja recorded by the Cadiz-born merchant of Irish descent, who compiled his "Idea compendiosa" during business trips to "Nueva Espana." With enchanting color drawings of Mexican racial mixtures, wildlife, etc. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10789 O'Doherty, Brian THE STRANGE CASE OF MADEMOISELLE P.
New York: Pantheon Books, (1992). 0679412085 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Fictionalized narrative of the controversial Dr. Franz Anton Mesmer, set against the Age of Enlightenment in eighteenth-century Vienna. "A dazzling tour de force"--Edward Said. "This tale... will delight--even mesmerize--its reader."--James Merrill. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10790 O'Donnell, Elliott TREES OF GHOSTLY DREAD
London: Rider & Company, (1958). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in pink papercovered boards with white spine titles; in a near fine dust jacket with light edge wear and a small chip missing from the upper rear panel. Octavo. [200] pages. 
"Britain's No. 1 Ghost Hunter", Elliott O'Donnell specialized in what were claimed as true stories of ghosts and hauntings. Here, in his last book, the author turned his attention to the subject of trees and forests and the phantoms which haunt them. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10791 O'Donnell, Lillian PUSHOVER
New York: Putnam, (1992). 0399136746 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a very nearly fine photo-pictorial dust jacket that shows just a hint of age-toning and mild rubbing. 
A Norah Mulcahaney mystery from the author of the Gwenn Ramadge mysteries and the Mici Anhalt thrillers. Norah must solve the murder of a reclusive actress, the kidnapping of her grandson and the deaths of several women in subway stations. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10792 O'Donnell, Lillian THE RAGGEDY MAN
New York: Putnam, (1995). 0399140190 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Gwen Ramadge mystery from the author of LOCKOUT and DEATH ON THE GRASS. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10793 O'Donnell, Lillian DEATH ON THE GRASS
(New York City): Arcadia House, (1960). First edition. Hardcover in dust jacket. Small initial "M' to the front end paper, mild fading to the extremities of the light green cloth covers, else near fine; in a near fine, illustrated green dust jacket with a tear to the lower rear panel at the spine, the shadow of a price sticker to the lower rear panel, and a few nicks and minor shelf wear. The jacket illustration features a tennis racket, a large hand in white, and a tiny silhouette of a tennis player. 
The American crime novelist's very scarce first book--a murder mystery set in Forest Hills during a tennis match. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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10794 O'Donnell, Lillian DEATH ON THE GRASS
(New York City): Arcadia House, (1960). First edition. Hardcover in dust jacket. Small initial "M' to the front end paper, mild fading to the extremities of the light green cloth covers, else near fine; in a near fine, illustrated green dust jacket with a tear to the lower rear panel at the spine, the shadow of a price sticker to the lower rear panel, and a few nicks and minor shelf wear. The jacket illustration features a tennis racket, a large hand in white, and a tiny silhouette of a tennis player. 
The American crime novelist's very scarce first book--a murder mystery set in Forest Hills during a tennis match. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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10795 O'Donnell, Peter THE NIGHT OF MORNINGSTAR
(London): Souvenir Press, (1982). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with color painting by Mike Codd. 
Comic-spawned Modesty has by now passed into the realm of legend-- like J. Bond, S. Holmes and Tarzan. In this, the tenth adventure, O'Donnell flashes back to the espionage Amazon's salad days when she was the power behind the infamous criminal "Network." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10796 O'Donnell, Peter THE NIGHT OF THE MORNINGSTAR
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1987). 0892962224 First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Slight soiling to the covers, else a very nearly fine copy in orange wraps. 
Comic-spawned Modesty has by now passed into the realm of legend-- like J. Bond, S. Holmes and Tarzan. In this, the tenth adventure, O'Donnell flashes back to the espionage Amazon's salad days when she was the power behind the infamous criminal "Network." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10797 O'Donnell, Peter, written by; illustrated by Jim Holdaway MODESTY BLAISE: The Hell-makers
(London): Titan Books, (1986). 0907610587 First edition, first printing: an oversized paperback original. 8.5x10.5 inches. Mass market paperback. Fine in stiff, pictorial wraps. Comic strips reprinted in black-and-white throughout. 
Collects three of the spy diva's comic-strip adventures: "The Galley Slaves"; "The Red Gryphon" and "The Hell-makers." Plus information on Modesty in film, covers of Modesty Blaise books, and a checklist of stories printed in the London Evening Standard. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10798 O'Dwyer, John and Le Mage, Raymond A GLOSSARY OF ART TERMS
London: Peter Nevill Limited, (1950). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket with light nicks to the upper spine edge. 
The language of art bristles with esoteric words and references. Here are not only definitions to those words, but full descriptions with a number of origins as well. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10799 O'Faolain, Nuala MY DREAM OF YOU
New York: Riverhead Books/A Member of Penguin Putnam Inc., 2001. 1573221775 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in cream linen over forest-green boards with gilt titles and decorations to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author of the sensational Irish memoir ARE YOU SOMEBODY? O'Faolain's hopes and dreams, spoken of so despairingly in her memoir, were rekindled with this highly acclaimed debut novel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10800 O'Faolain, Sean THE HEAT OF THE SUN: Stories and Tales
Boston/Toronto: An Atlantic Monthly Press Book/Little, Brown and Company, (1966). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Owner's name and note to front free endsheet, a hint of soiling to page edges, thus near fine in orange boards; in a price-clipped, lightly rubbed, mildly edgeworn, near fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Collection by the 20th-century Irish writer best known for his carefully crafted short stories about Ireland's lower and middle classes. Foreword by the author makes a telling distinction between "stories" and "tales." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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