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10801 O'Faolain, Sean THE TALKING TREES: And Other Stories
Boston/Toronto: An Atlantic Monthly Press Book/Little, Brown and Company, (1970). B0006CFASE First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Owner's name and note to flyleaf, else near fine, with a mild crimp to spine crown, faint soiling to page fore-edges; in a rubbed and lightly edgeworn (especially to spine ends), near fine dust jacket. 
Eleven stories by the Irish writer whose work has been compared to Chekhov, Turgenev and Stendhal. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10802 O'Faolain, Sean FOREIGN AFFAIRS And Other Stories
London: Constable, (1976). 0094607605 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in textured grey boards with silver spine lettering; in an age-darkened, otherwise fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Eight stories from the Irish author, each of which describes a love affair of the sort that takes lovers out of familiar territory. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10803 O'Farrell, Maggie MY LOVER'S LOVER
(New York): Viking, (2002). 0670032158 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Very minor bump to one lower corner, else fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Lily becomes obsessed with the mysterious woman who preceded her when she moves into her boyfriend's apartment in East London. Second novel from the author of the Betty Trask Award-winning AFTER YOU'D GONE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10804 O'Hara, J., story by FLOPPY IN SANTA LAND
[no place]. Polygraphic Company of America Inc., 1957. No edition noted. Age-darkening to covers, a few areas of offsetting within, else nearly fine: both of Floppy's ears on the climactic page are torn, one is re-attached with cello-tape, but all other parts intact and operational! In metal spiral-bound cardstock covers. 
Sensational moveable, paintable book, with numerous pop-up pages, fuzzy cottontail for our first view of Fuzzy, paintbrush tucked into slot, and three lozenges of paint glued to a page with elves holding paint pots. Unpainted, virtually pristine. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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10805 O'Hara, John THE BIG LAUGH
New York: Random House, (1962). B0007DKBC2 First edition, first printing. In black cloth with gilt lettering against a red-orange spine block, red-orange upper-page-edge tint; dust jacket. Hardcover. Tiny, faint erasure fade to front free endsheet, hint of fading to upper-page-edge tint, very mild spine slant, thus near fine; in an age-darkened, very good dust jacket with a short edge tear to lower front panel, mild edgewear. 
Hollywood novel "chronicles the life and career of Hubert Ward, from poverty in the 1920s through Hollywood stardom 30 years later."--Slide. From the author of PAL JOEY, APPOINTMENT IN SAMARA, and BUTTERFIELD 8. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10806 O'Marie, Sister Carol Anne MURDER MAKES A PILGRIMAGE
New York: Delacorte, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Sister Mary Helen mystery. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10807 O'Neill, Eugene LOST PLAYS OF EUGENE O'NEILL
New York: A New Fathoms Publication, 1950. First edition, first printing. Introduction by Lawrence Gellert. Hardcover. Name to the front endpaper, near fine in slate-grey cloth; in a very good, edge-chipped dust jacket with edge tears and a mild coffee ring to the rear panel. 
The first appearance in print for four one-acts and a three-act play from the early career--1913 to 1915--of the Nobel Prize-winning dean of American drama. Comprises "Abortion," "The Movie Man," "The Sniper," "A Wife for a Life," and SERVITUDE. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10808 O'Neill, Scott MARTIAN SEXPOT
Hollywood, California: A Jade Book/Onsco Publications, 1963. First edition: Paperback Original. No. 211. ''There were women on mars--anyway, females that looked, tasted and felt like women. INSTANT WOMEN!'' Mass market paperback. A few pages show light corner creases, there is some very mild rubbing and a hint of edgewear, else this is a very nearly fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps. 
Interstellar sleaze, with crudely done, but very amusing cover portrait of a topless alien gal, the rays of a miniature sun helping to partially clothe her generously endowed upper body. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10809 O'Rourke, Frank THUNDER IN THE SUN
New York: Ballantine Books, (1954). First edition. Hardcover. Text block lightly tanned, else a near fine copy; in a lightly age-toned pictorial dust jacket with some shelfwear, nicks to the upper and lower spine ends and flap-folds, and light soiling and creases to the rear panel. 
One of the sought-after Ballantine hardcovers that were released simultaneously with paperback editions; by the author of GUN HAND and RIDE WEST. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10810 O'Rourke, Frank A PRIVATE ANGER and FLIGHT AND PURSUIT: Two Novellas
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1963. First edition. Hardcover. Previous owner's small address label on front free endpaper, otherwise near fine copy in price-clipped dust jacket with some rubbing and age-toning and one half-inch closed tear to top edge of front panel. 

Price: 25.00 USD
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10811 O'Rourke, Frank; drawings by Jonathan Allen BURTON AND STANLEY
Boston: David R. Godine, Publisher, (1993). 0879238240 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered mauve cloth over tan boards with black front cover illustration; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Mr. Kraft, depot agent for the town of Cherrygrove on a branch of the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad, opens for business one morning in 1935 and discovers the titular pair of African storks blown west by a freak storm, and perched upon his roof. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10812 O'Shaughnessey, Perri MOVE TO STRIKE
(New York): Delacorte Press, (2000). 0385332777 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine, in illustrated wraps. 
"Nina Reilly is back in this spellbinding tale of stolen treasure and twisted revenge from New York Times bestselling author Peri O'Shaughnessy."--cover blurb. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10813 O'Shaughnessy, Perri WRIT OF EXECUTION
(New York): Delacorte Press, (2001). 0385334834 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine pictorial dust jacket. 
Number seven for lawyer Nina Reilly and investigator Paul van Wagoner in the South Lake Tahoe-set mystery series co-authored by Pamela and Mary O'Shaughnessy under the "Peri" nom de plume. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10814 O'Shaughnessy, Perri UNFIT TO PRACTICE
(New York): Delacorte Press, (2002). 0385334842 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
The eighth installment in the legal thriller series featuring Lake Tahoe attorney Nina Reilly. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10815 O'Toole, George THE ASSASSINATION TAPES: An Electronic Probe Into the Murder of John F. Kennedy and the Dallas Coverup
New York: Penthouse Press Ltd., (1975). 0891100008 First edition, third printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Octavo. 265 pages; including appendix, notes, and an index; plus a section of PSE (Psychological Stress Evaluator) charts. 
Based entirely on facts and evaluated incidents, this informative book contains the recorded statements of over forty people with direct knowledge of the assassination of President Kennedy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10816 Oakes, Elizabeth H. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD SCIENTISTS
(New York, N.Y.): Facts on File, Inc., (2001). 081604130X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Upper corner tips slightly bumped, else near fine and tight, in color illustrated boards; issued without dust jacket. 450 pages; bibliography; field index; country of birth index; country of activity index; birth date index; chronology; general index. 
Quarto. With 100 photographs, nearly 500 scientists are represented in entries that comprise a name, dates, nationality, specialties, and a 500 to 1,000 word biography. 200 women and minority scientists that have often been excluded are included here. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10817 Oakley, Graham THE CHURCH CAT ABROAD
(London and Basingstoke): Macmillan, (1973). 0333148258 First edition. Hardcover. Cat-themed book plate to front pastedown, else a very nearly fine copy in illustrated boards; in a like, wraparound, illustrated dust jacket with a trace of age-toning, a hint of edgewear, a few very short closed edge tears. Oblong quarto. 
The Church Cat (Sampson) and two Church Mice (Arthur and Humphey) set out to boost the Vestry Roof Repair Fund of their home (the Anglican church of Saint John, Worthlethorpe) by venturing into show business. Second book in Oakley's terrific series. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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10818 Oates, Joyce Carol WE WERE THE MULVANEYS
(New York): Dutton, (1996). 0525942238 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Elegiac and urgent in tone, Oates's wrenching 26th novel (after Zombie) is a profound and darkly realistic chronicle of one family's hubristic heyday and its fall from grace."--PW. An Oprah Book Club® Selection. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10819 Oates, Joyce Carol GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS
New York: Vanguard Press, [1967]. First edition: Uncorrected Proofs in tall spiral-bound pale yellow wraps with the publishers' publication label attached to the inside cover. Proof. H.N. Swanson Literary Agency rubber-stamped address to the inside of the covers and the first few leaves, title written in ink to the bottom edge, covers display some shelfwear, creases, stains, and soiling, else a very good copy. 
The author's most elusive trade hardcover here offered in an unrevised format. These early proofs were intended primarily for "in house" use and are seldom offered on the collector's market. Very rare. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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10820 Oates, Joyce Carol YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS
New York: E.P. Dutton/A William Abrahams Book, (1987). 0525245456 First edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Mild foxing to the page edges, otherwise near fine and tight in color illustrated wraps. Swanson film agency label and "proof" stamp to the front endpaper. 
Through the actions of Lyle and his family, Oates creates a portrait of bewildered, inarticulate people pushed against the 1950s narrow boundaries by their emotions. A gritty & elegant story with McCarthyism, fallout shelters, and illegal abortions. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10821 Oates, Joyce Carol MISSING MOM
(New York, NY): Ecco/An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, (2005). 006081621X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"The 'Mom' of the title is Gwen Eaton, one of the most memorable characters Oates has created to date: a widow in her late fifties, given to baking fragrant breads and ministering to strays, flawed but lovably fragile."--Washington Post. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10822 Oates, Joyce Carol THE GRAVEDIGGER'S DAUGHTER
(New York): Ecco/An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, (2007). 0061236829 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In Oates's 36th novel, Rebecca Schwart is mistaken by a seemingly harmless man for another woman, Hazel Jones, on a footpath in 1959 Chatauqua Falls, N.Y. Told in retrospect, the man is discovered to be a serial killer. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10823 Obay, Lamia FINANCIAL INNOVATION IN THE BANKING INDUSTRY: The Case of Asset Securitzation
New York & London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 2000. 0815334230 Third printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in blue binding with white spine lettering; no dust jacket, as issued. 
A study of the use of financial innovations in the financial sector of the American economy. Covers the relationship between innovation and the financial characteristics and performance reported by institutions to regulatory agencies. 202 pages, indexed. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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10824 Obstfeld, Raymond DEAD HEAT
New York, N.Y.: Charter, (1981). 0441141102 First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Store stamp to first page and to top page edges, mild reading creases to front cover, light spine crease, else about near fine, in illustrated wraps. 
Edgar-nominated entry in Obstfeld's Harry Gould series of PBOs. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10825 Oderman, Kevin EZRA POUND AND THE EROTIC MEDIUM
Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1986. First edition. Hardcover. Remainder mark on top page edges else fine in dust jacket. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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10826 Odom, Mel THE QUEST FOR THE TRILOGY: A ROVER NOVEL OF THREE ADVENTURES
New York: TOR / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2007). 9780765315175 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
Set in the years after LORD OF THE LIBRARIES, Juhg continues his clandestine search for a trilogy of books. Odum weaves three separate quests into one as the young historian races the clock to protect his world. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10827 Odom, Mel THE DESTRUCTION OF THE BOOKS
New York: TOR / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2004). 0765307235 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected proof copy. Proof. Fine in printed cream wraps. 
Set a hundred years after the Alex Award-winning THE ROVER, this sequel finds Edgewick Lamplighter, now a master librarian at Great Library, out scouting for rare books. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10828 Oertel, H., Jr. APPLIED FLUID MECHANICS
(Karlsruhe): Instituts fur Stromunglehre und Stromungsmaschinen Universitat Karlsruhe, 1978. First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine in tan printed wraps. 183 pages; figures; photo-illustrations; diagrams; equations; and references. 
In both English and German language. A collective detailed study by experts in the field. Includes sections on gasdynamic facilities, measuring techniques, experimental fluid mechanics, and theorectical fluid mechanics. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10829 Ofer, Itzhak ITZHAK OFER: Sculptor
(Israel): Edition Ofarim, (1994). First edition: Paperbound Original. Quarto. Hardcover. Fine in stiff wraps in a fine dust jacket bound at the spine. 
Warmly inscribed and SIGNED by the artist to the title-page. The dual-text--including the autobiographical introduction--is rendered in both English and Hebrew. 125 plates display Ofer's creations, including holocaust-themed stained glass windows. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10830 Offord, Lenore Glen THE GLASS MASK
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1944). First edition. A Bloodhound Mystery. Hardcover. Very mild browning to edges of covers, a few tiny dots of stain to page edges, else very good plus; in age-toned pictorial dust jacket that shows a few edge-tears, and numerous tiny nibbled nicks at the spine and flap folds. 
Mystery writer Todd McKinnon, Georgine Wyeth and "irrepressible eight-year-old Barby" investigate a death in a gingerbread Victorian on the Pacific Coast. The trio made their debut in SKELETON KEY. Title is from Browning's "The Laboratory." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10831 Offord, Lenore Glen MURDER ON RUSSIAN HILL
Philadelphia: Macrae-Smith-Company, 1938. First edition, first printing. Black cloth with titles in black across red bands. Hardcover. Mild abrasions to the pastedown endpapers, stains to the covers, slight fading to the spine, minor wear and fraying to the spine ends, else about very good; lacking the dust jacket. 
Critically well-received first mystery novel by the author who's fiction is noted for its humor and characterization. From 1950 to 1982 Offord was the mystery critic for the San Francisco Chronicle. Set in San Francisco. Scarce! 
Price: 125.00 USD
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10832 Ogan, Margaret and George A PLACE FOR INGRID
New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, Inc., (1962). First edition. Hardcover. Short closed tear to the half-title page, else near fine in pale pink cloth with titles and rules in white; in a slightly nicked illustrated dust jacket with a short closed tear to the rear panel and mild creasing to the rear flap. 
Second book for teenagers by the husband-and-wife writing team. Swedish native Ingrid Hansson has arrived in Los Angeles to audition for a scholarship at the Pasadena Playhouse--instead she finds herself touring with the Hollywood Daredevils thrill show. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10833 Ogilvie, Elisabeth COME ABOARD AND BRING YOUR DORY!
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1969). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A very nearly fine copy in olive cloth decorated and lettered in blue; in a lightly worn, age-toned, mildly soiled illustrated dust jacket with a few tiny closed edge tears. Jacket design by Rob Howard. 
Young adult novel of Geordie and Lucy Cameron who, now that their parents are dead, must take responsibility for the family: ten-year-old twins Peter and Philip, fourteen-year-old Genie, and seventeen-year-old Pam. Scarce! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10834 Ogilvie, Elisabeth IMAGE OF A LOVER
New York: McGraw Hill Book Company, (1974). First edition. Hardcover. A hint of wear to the extremities, else near fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows a suggestion of rubbing and is neatly clipped to the lower front flap. A nice example. 
Seafair Bell's summer idyll on Drummond's Island, off Maine, begins with songs, swims, and seafood, but before long the golden summer will end in murder and madness. Wraparound jacket art by Deanne Hollinger. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10835 Ogilvie, Elisabeth WHEN THE MUSIC STOPPED
New York: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, (1989). 0070477922 First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine; in an age-toned wraparound illustrated dust jacket. 
Tale of mystery and dark intrigue set in the tranquil coastal community of of Job's Harbor, Maine, in which novelist Eden Winter finds herself caught up in a real-life mystery more chilling than any plot should could have devised. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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10836 Okuda, Michael STAR TREK: SHIPS OF THE LINE
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney: Pocket Books, (2006). 1416532439 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 176 pages. Oblong quarto. 
Editors Doug Drexler and Margaret Clark collected spectacular images from the acclaimed Star Trek: Ships of the Line calendars. Gloriously rendered, each of these illustrations, on strikingly detailed color plates, were created exclusively for this book. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10837 Olafsson, Olaf VALENTINES
New York: Pantheon Books, (2007). 0375424687 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
The Icelandic émigré novelist offers a grim look at chilled middle-aged marriage in 12 stories titled after the months of the year. His characters, mostly assimilated Americans from Icelandic stock, suffer from severely impacted emotion. Compelling. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10838 Olcott, Anthony MURDER AT THE RED OCTOBER
Chicago, Illinois: Academy Chicago Publishers, (1981). 089733048X First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The first novel from the author of MAY DAY AT MAGADAN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10839 Olcott, Anthony MURDER AT THE RED OCTOBER
Chicago, Illinois: Academy Chicago Publishers, (1981). 089733048X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Olcott's first novel. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10840 Olcott, Anthony MAY DAY IN MAGADAN
Toronto: Bantam, (1983). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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10841 Olcott, Anthony MAY DAY IN MAGADAN
Toronto/New York/London/Sydney: Bantam, (1983). 0553050419 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
SIGNED and inscribed by the author to the title-page. The second novel from the author of MURDER AT THE RED OCTOBER. A man begins to uncover a conspiracy in a frozen Siberian outpost. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10842 Oleksiw, Susan MURDER IN MELLINGHAM
New York: Scribner's, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A mystery introducing Joe Silva. Review copy with materials. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10843 Oleksiw, Susan DOUBLE TAKE
New York: Scribner's, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Mellingham mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10844 Olesko, Kathryn M. PHYSICS AS A CALLING: Discipline and Practice in the Konigsberg Seminar for Physics
Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, (1991). 0801422485 First edition. Fine in grey linen with titles and rules stamped in black to the spine. 488 pages; appendixes; glossary of German terms; and index. 
A detailed history of the Konigsberg physical seminar and its meaning in the scientific practices of the students who attended it. The seminar director, Franz Newman, developed a scientific pedagogy wherein his students helped shape theoretical physics. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10845 Oliva, Peter DROWNING IN DARKNESS
(Ontario, Canada): Cormorant Books, (1993). 0920953514 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Very faint crease to the upper corner tip of the front cover, else very nearly fine; in illustrated wraps. Cover illustration ''Pioneers: The Context'' by Julie McIntyre. 
SIGNED and inscribed by the author to the title-page. Trapped in a coal-mine in Alberta, an Italian immigrant has a methane gas-induced dream of a woman realizing her fantasies. The first novel by Oliva, a fourth generation miner in Canada. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10846 Oliver, Anthony THE ELBERG CONNECTION
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc./Crime Club, 1985. 0385232500 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket that shows a hint of age-toning. 
"One of the best thrillers I have ever read. In the P.D. James class, even a notch higher."--Emlyn Williams. Mystery featuring retired Detective Inspector John Webber and his irrepressible sidekick Lizzie Thomas. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10847 Oliver, Chad THE WINDS OF TIME
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1957. First edition. Jacket design by Dick Shelton. Hardcover. Previous owner's inscription to front free endsheet, trail of stain dots to upper page edges, else near fine in russet cloth lettered in yellow, with yellow top-edge color; in a lightly worn pictorial dust jacket with a patch of damp stain to spine panel. 
Oliver's "real strengths lie in the construction of hypothetical anthropological problems and his graceful, understated style."--Gary K. Wolfe. This gripping tale of alien contact begins with Wes Chase seeking shelter from a storm in a mountain cave. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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10848 Oliver, Chad THE SHORES OF ANOTHER SEA
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1984). 0517551861 First edition thus. Volume 3 of the Classics of Modern Science Fiction. Small octavo. Hardcover. Infinitesimal dot of stain to upper page edges, else fine, in black boards with silver spine titling; in an age-toned, else fine pictorial dust jacket, with jacket painting by Michael Booth. Introduction by George Zebrowski and Foreword by Isaac Asimov. 
"Probably the best anthropological SF novel ever written--powerful, convincing, and dramatic."--Gregory Benford. Oliver's sixth novel, first published as a PBO from NAL in 1971, and as a U.K. hardcover (Gollancz) the same year. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10849 Oliver, Chad UNEARTHLY NEIGHBORS
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1984). 0517552949 First hardcover edition. Volume 8 of the Classics of Modern Science Fiction. Small octavo. Hardcover. Fine, in black boards with blue foil spine titling; in an age-toned, else fine pictorial dust jacket, with jacket painting by Michael Booth. Introduction by George Zebrowski and Foreword by Isaac Asimov. 
First published as a Ballantine paperback original in 1960. "For this new edition, author has made substantial revisions in the early chapters and various corrections throughout the text, thus making it the definitive edition of his novel."--Zebrowksi. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10850 Oliver, Chad SHADOWS IN THE SUN
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1985). 051755867X First edition thus. Volume 9 of the Classics of Modern Science Fiction. Small octavo. Hardcover. Small label to the front endpaper, else fine, in black boards with pink-foil lettering to spine; in an age-toned, else fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Michael Booth. Introduction by George Zebrowski and Foreword by Isaac Asimov. 
In Oliver's second novel, first published in 1954, aliens have quiety taken over a small Texas town. "No other book in this field, by showing us what it is to be an alien, has ever said so much about what it is to be a human being."--Howard Waldrop. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10851 Oliver, Frances DANCING ON AIR
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2004. 1553100662 First edition, first printing: one of 500 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket painting by Paul Lowe. With an introduction by the author. 
An original collection of ten tales written over a period of four decades. The Vienna-born author is the author of two supernatural novels, XARGOS and CHILDREN OF EPIPHANY, as well as three non-supernatural novels. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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10852 Oliver, Frances CHILDREN OF EPIPHANY
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Classic Macabre/Ash-Tree Press, 2004. 1553100670 First edition thus: a trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Fine, in slick, illustrated wraps with artwork by Keith Minnion. With an introduction by the author. 
Third in Ashtree's Classic Macabre series, this supernatural novel was first published by Secker and Warburg in 1983. "Reminiscent of the stories of M.R. James, or Henry James's THE TURN OF THE SCREW."--British Book News. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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10853 Oliver, Robert W. INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND THE WORLD BANK
(London): (Macmillan Press Ltd), (1996). 0333184025 Second printing of the reissue with a new introduction. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Octavo. 421 pages; appendices, references, and an index. Foreword by Irving S. Friedman. The title-page bears a dated inscription to a colleague who is acknowledged in the introduction, SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10854 Oliver, Steve MOODY GETS THE BLUES
(Seattle, WA): OffByOne Press, (1996). 0964413876 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"An elegant, stylish, witty thriller set in Spokane.... If you know Spokane, you have your doubts, but trust me, it works beautifully. Steve Oliver's first novel is a cause for celebration."--Rod Thorp. Dated and SIGNED by the author to title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10855 Oliver, William EIGHT MONTHS IN ILLINOIS: With Information to Immigrants
Chicago: Walter M. Hill, 1924. First edition thus, reprint of the 1843 edition. Hardcover. A very near fine copy in heavy blue cloth with a gilt lettered spine, printed on deckled edge paper, uncut pages; in a very slightly chipped dust jacket with faint damp-stains, some soiling, rubbing, and a few short edgetears. 
Reprint of the original edition 1843 edition with a new introduction; the original edition is one of the rarest later books of English travel. 260 pages, index. Facsimile of the original title-page. Scarce in jacket. Howes, US-IANA, 071. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10856 Olivier, Daria THE SNOWS OF DECEMBER
New York/Toronto/London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1959). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in blue boards; in a mildly age-toned, else fine illustrated dust jacket. 
A romantic novel of Tsarist Russia, set against the backdrop of the ill-fated and tragic December Revolt of 1825. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10857 Olsen, D.B. (pseud. of Dolores Hitchens). CATS HAVE TALL SHADOWS
Chicago: Ziff-Davis Publishing Co., (1948). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild shelfwear and discoloration to the shelf edges, else very good in brick-colored cloth with black spine titles; in a very good, illustrated dust jacket that shows some shelfwear and minor chipping, rubbing, soiling, and a fold crease along the spine. 
Series mystery featuring the prim elderly looking Rachel Murdock, whose appearance belies her adventurous spirit. Rachel and her sister, Jennifer become involved in murder while on vaction on the Oregon coast. A scarce Fingerprint Mystery. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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10858 Olsen, Theodore V. STARBUCK'S BRAND
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1973. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
A Double D Western. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10859 Olshan, Joseph NIGHTSWIMMER
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Tokyo/Singapore: Simon & Schuster, (1994). 0671885804 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tiny area of nearly invisible stain to upper page edges, else fine, in copper-foil stamped blue cloth shelfback over brown boards; in an age-toned, mildly edgeworn, nearly fine dust jacket. 
"A bold, darkly sensual novel about a man tormented by the past and uneasy with the present. Will Kaplan is our Virgil in gay New York in the 1990's, where young men are as afraid of intimacy as they are of death."--Elizabeth Benedict. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10860 Olson, Arielle North; illustrations by Barry Moser NOAH'S CATS AND THE DEVIL'S FIRE
New York: Orchard Books, (1992). 0531085848 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine very lightly rubbed and price-clipped dust jacket. Moser, Barry 
Derived from the Rumanian folk tale about a devil that tried to board Noah's ark, this modern telling by Olson features a devil mouse who boards the ark with the worse intentions. Noah's cats must save creation. 12 dark and powerful color illustrations. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10861 Olson, Danel; editor EXOTIC GOTHIC: Forbidden Tales from Our Gothic World
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2007. First edition, first printing. One of 350 hardcover copies. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
A collection of twenty-three stories that demonstrate how today's international Gothicists are reimagining the traditional setting, mood, and characters of their British, German and French predecessors. Crowther, Gaiman, Ligotti, Hodge, Nolan, et al. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10862 Olson, Donald IF I DON'T TELL
New York: Putnam, (1976). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a dust jacket with shelfwear and rubbing, else very good. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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10863 Olson, Donald SLEEP BEFORE EVENING
New York: St. Martin's, (1979). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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10864 Oltion, Jerry ABANDON IN PLACE
New York: Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2000). 031287264X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages faintly age-toned, else fine; in a near fine, faintly age-toned, very mildly crimped illustrated dust jacket. that shows some minor edgewear. Jacket art by Vincent di Fate. 
"Based on a Nebula Award-winning novella, this fast-paced adventure has humor, strong characterizations, sharp contemporary insights, and real vision. Equal parts hard science and ghost story, New Physics and New Age."--C.C. Menefee. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10865 Ondaatje, Michael IN THE SKIN OF A LION
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987. 0394563638 First U.S. edition. SIGNED by the award-winning author to the title-page. Hardcover. A fine, fresh copy; in a fine illustrated dust jacket with illustration by Bascove. 
Combining history and poetry, mythic events and sensual detail, Michael Ondaatje has fashioned an imaginative novel, set in 1920s Toronto and rural Ontario, that features characters who reappear in Ondaatje's Booker Prize-winning THE ENGLISH PATIENT. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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10866 Ondaatje, Michael THE ENGLISH PATIENT
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. 0679416781 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Small square patch of darkening to the front endpaper, due to a removed sticker, else fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A "profound, beautiful and heart-quicking" (Toni Morrison) literary novel which was a co-winner of the Booker Prize and source for the Academy Award-winning Anthony Minghella film. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10867 Onions, Oliver THE COLLECTED GHOST STORIES OF OLIVER ONIONS
New York: Dover Publications, Inc., (1971). First edition thus. Hardcover. A few nicks to the edges, else fine, unread in illustrated wraps. Octavo. 689 pages; advertisements. 
An unabridged republication of the original first edition published by Ivor Nicholson and Watson Ltd. in London in 1935. Uncommon thus. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10868 Onions, Oliver THE STORY OF LOUIE
New York: George H. Doran Company, [no date]. First U.S. edition, first printing. Uniform with IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCE and THE DEBIT ACCOUNT as The Novels of Oliver Onions. Hardcover. Very light wear to the extremities, small erasure scar to front free endpaper, a few tiny dots of discoloration to rear cover, thus a solid very good plus copy in green cloth with gilt titling; no dust jacket. 
Third book in Onion's triumvirate of notable psychological mysteries. Onions was a versatile and gifted writer who made a mark in a number of genre fields, especially mystery, ghost stories, and historical fiction. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10869 Onn, Chin Kee SILENT ARMY
New York/London/Toronto: Longmans, Green and Company, 1953. B0007EH48U First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, fresh, as-new, in red binding with black spine lettering; in an age-toned, very close to fine, illustrated dust jacket. A superb example, hard to imagine one nicer. 
Novel of guerilla warfare that is "a remarkable reflection of the suffering that Malay endured throughout the period of Japanese occupation."--London Times. Scarce hardcover released in conjunction with the Ballantine paperback original. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10870 Opitz, Karlludwig; translated by Constantine Fitzgibbon. THE GENERAL (MEIN GENERAL)
London: Frederick Muller Ltd, (1956). First U.K. edition. Jacket art shows the rotund, monocled, moustachioed General holding a sprig of jasmine in a red-skied moonlit battlefield. Hardcover. Tiny dots of pale foxing to fore-edge and top edge, mild offsetting to endsheets, else a sharp, clean, nearly fine copy in mauve cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; in bright, vivid, illustrated dust jacket with the spectacular jacket painting by Pagram. 
Opitz's satirical portrait of a general seen through the eyes of his batman-driver; follow-up to the author's highly praised debut THE SOLDIER. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10871 Oppel, Kenneth THE DEVIL'S CURE
New York: Hyperion, (2001). 0786866977 First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof, with materials laid in. Proof. Near fine in printed grey wraps. 
David Haines is on death row, his blood may hold the key to curing cancer and saving the life of Dr. Laura Donaldson, but he won't allow his blood to be used. When Laura unwittingly helps him escape, she and FBI Agent Kevin Shelfrake must track him down. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10872 Oppenheim, E. Phillips THE MAN WITHOUT NERVES
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1934. First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild foxing to the page edges, else near fine in black cloth with titles and rules embossed in red; in a very good, illustrated dust jacket with minor chipping to the spine ends and corner tips, and mild edge wear and rubbing to the extremities. 
A mystery thriller, originally published in Great Britain as THE BANK MANAGER, by the self-styled "prince of storytellers." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10873 Oprisko, Kris, editor IDW'S TALES OF TERROR: VOLUME 1
(San Diego, CA:) IDW Publishing, (2004). 1932382313 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in color illustrated boards. 
A collection of original horror stories; written comic-style and produced here on striking quality color plates; and also written in prose style, each with one significant and creepy, black-and-white illustration. Includes Steve Niles, Jeff Mariotte, etc. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10874 Orczy, Baroness THE NEST OF SPARROWHAWK
London/New York/Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton, [no date]. Uniform Edition of Baroness Orczy's Novels. Hardcover. Very good in blue binding with black lettering and artwork, with light wear, fading to spine, a few dots of stain within; no dust jacket. Quite decent later printing copy of a rather elusive title. 
Orczy "used the area around the tiny village of Acol where she and her husband rented a house...as the background for her story, set in the Civil War, with the ingredients of intrigue, betrayal, romantic passion, disguise and blackguardery."-James Wilson. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10875 Orczy, Baroness PETTICOAT RULE
New York: Hodder & Stoughton/George H. Doran Company, (1910). First U.S. edition. Originally appeared from Hutchinson in 1910 as PETTICOAT GOVERNMENT. Hardcover. Pale dampstaining to lower edges which seeps into the lower third of some pages, and has faded the burgundy color from the lower spine; else a clean, sharp copy; no dust jacket. 
Historical adventure set in the reign of Louis XV during the heyday of Madame de Pompadour, from the author of THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10876 Ore, Rebecca BECOMING ALIEN
(New York): A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1988). B000NV8BUC First hardcover edition, issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. #13632. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with artwork by Doug Beekman. 
First book in Ore's well-regarded trio of novels which take "a young rural Virginian named Tom from the provincial backwaters of xenophobic Earth to another planet" where he is "the solitary human among a multitude of races."--Clute and Nicholls. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10877 Ormerod, Roger SEEING RED
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1985). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A mystery by the author of THE HANGING DOLL MURDER. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10878 Ormerod, Roger DEAD RINGER
New York: Scribner's, (1986). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 10.00 USD
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10879 Ormerod, Roger DEATH OF AN INNOCENT
New York: St. Martin's, (1989). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10880 Ormerod, Roger GUILTY ON THE LILY
New York: St. Martin's, (1989). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10881 Orr, A. THE WORLD IN AMBER
(New York, New York): Bluejay Books Inc., (1985). 0312944594 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full grey cloth with black spine lettering; in a fine, if age-toned illustrated dust jacket, with jacket art by Ron Lindahn. 
First book in the series about a world set literally in a drop of amber and centering on the wizard Isme's efforts to maintain balance (Clute). A. Orr is the working name for Alice Ingram Orr Sprague. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10882 Orr, Clyde, Jr. and Dallavalle, J. M. FINE PARTICLE MEASUREMENT: Size, Surface, and Pore Volume
New York: The Macmillan Company, (1960). Second printing. Hardcover. Ink stamp of Unified Science Associates on front pastedown, pages starting to tan at the edges, otherwise a very good plus copy in gray cloth; no dust jacket. 
An early study of fine particle measurement. 353 pages, appendix, bibliography, indexes. Text figures, tables, equations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10883 Orton, Joe HEAD TO TOE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1986). 0312007183 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Mark Entwistle. 
Posthumously published novel by the playwright (author of LOOT and WHAT THE BUTLER SAW) is a Swiftian fable of one Gombold, who makes the title journey (literally!) upon a giant. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10884 Orum, Paul NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH
New York: Pantheon, (1976). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Slight lean to spine, else a very good plus copy in a price-clipped, near fine dust jacket. 

Price: 10.00 USD
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10885 Orwell, George ANIMAL FARM
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (copyright 1946). Reprint. Hardcover. Owner's name and address to pastedown, else very good in olive cloth with gilt spine titles; lacking dust jacket. 
"Fueled by Orwell's intense disillusionment with Soviet Communism, ANIMAL FARM is a nearly perfect piece of writing--both an engaging story and an allegory that actually works."--Joyce Thompson. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10886 Orwell, George; West, W.J., edited with an introduction by ORWELL: The Lost Writings
New York: Arbor House, (1985). 0877957452 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a dust jacket that shows a hint of age-toning. 304 pages including appendices and index. Illustrated with photos and facsimile manuscript pages. 
Letters, commentaries, essays, dramatic adaptations, radio programs, spanning the war years 1941-1943, heretofore unknown, discovered by West in the archives of the BBC. "Mr. West has unearthed a small hoard of literary treasure."--The Daily Telegraph. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10887 Osborn, David MURDER IN THE NAPA VALLEY
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Margaret Barlow mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10888 Osborne, Denise CUT TO: MURDER
New York: Henry Holt, (1995). 0805031146 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. With publisher's color-illustrated promotional postcard laid in. 
The second Queenie Davilov mystery, follow-up to the author's debut, MURDER OFFSCREEN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10889 Osborne, Denise CUT TO: MURDER
New York: Henry Holt, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Queenie Davilov mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10890 Osborne, R. Travis TWINS: Black And White
Athens, Georgia: Foundation for Human Understanding, (1980). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in dust jacket with upper spine chipped. 
This book is the result of over ten years of scientific testing of the heritability of intelligence of the Caucasian and Negro races including personality and psychological tests. 286 pages including references and indexes. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10891 Osborne, William THE SEGREGATED COVENANT: Race Relations And American Catholics
New York: Herder & Herder, (1967). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in lightly rubbed dust jacket with 2 short edge tears. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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10892 Osbourne, Richard BORN ON BROADWAY
Burlingame, California: Bock Publishing, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in blue cloth, in a shelf-worn, rubbed, and nicked illustrated dust jacket. 
Osbourne chronicles his life from the early days of summer stock waiting for that "lucky break" to being in Miami during the Cuban missile crisis, and includes tales of stars like Lauren Bacall, Jack Benny and Kirk Douglas. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10893 Osgood, Charles THERE'S NOTHING THAT I WOULDN'T DO IF YOU WOULD BE MY POSSLQ
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1981). 0030576679 First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy; in a lightly age-toned photo-pictorial dust jacket with a small closed edge tear and creasing to the lower front panel. 
A collection of humorous prose and verse drawn from Osgood's commentaries on CBS Radio, about socks, the government, and love. "As with everything Charles Osgood does, it is fresh, bright, and sheer delight. To read it is to smile."--Dan Rather. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10894 Ostrander, Isabel MCCARTY INCOG.
New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1922. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Attractive bookplate to the front endpaper, panels of the dust jacket have been glued to the endpapers, and a few creases to the front cover, else very good. 
Detective novel, set in a Nantucket village, featuring Ex-Roundsman McCarty and his old friend Dennis Riordan in pursuit of a murderer. Isabel Ostrander was a popular American detective writer of the Post World War I era. Evidently scarce. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10895 Ouida [pseudonym of Louise de la Ramee] TWO WOODEN SHOES: A Sketch
London: Chatto & Windus, 1926. Reprint. Hardcover. Traces of dampstain to the very edges of a few pages, literary agent bookplate to front pastedown, else an about near fine copy in red cloth, lettered in gilt to the spine; lacking dust jacket. 
Juvenile novel of sixteen-year-old Bebee from the prolific English author of flamboyant, romantic tales, the best known of which is UNDER TWO FLAGS. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10896 Ourisson, Guy; Crabbe, Pierre; and Rodig, Oscar TETRACYCLIC TRITERPENES
San Francisco, California: Holden-Day, Inc., Publishers, (1964). First U.S. edition. 237 pages; indexes. Hardcover. Former owner's name to the front endpaper, spine ends and corner tips slightly rubbed, else very good plus in chestnut-colored cloth with gilt titles, rules, and devices to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with very short edge tears. 
The first book published in English in the series of monographs on the Chemistry of Natural Products edited by Edgar Lederer. Translated from the French, this is a general review followed by a catalogue of natural substances and immediate derivatives. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10897 Overgard, William A FEW GOOD MEN
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1988). 0312022085 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Billy Ray. 
Thriller about the U.S. Marines' 1931 intervention in the Sandinista war in Nicaragua, by the late American cartoonist and writer whose resume included novels, screenplays, animation, and the comic strips Steve Roper and Mike Nomad and Rudy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10898 Owen, Frank A HUSBAND FOR KUTANI: And Other Tales Told in the Chinese Night
New York: Lee Furman, Inc., (1938). First edition. From small press specialty publisher Oswald Train's library with his bookplate to the front pastedown. Hardcover. Age-darkening to endsheets, light dust-soiling top page edges, mild soiling to covers: a very good plus copy in a pictorial dust jacket with edgewear and rubbing, fading to spine panel, and a number of very tiny nicks. 
Quartet of "Oriental" tales by the WEIRD TALES author--including "Doctor Shen Fu"--about a Chinese alchemist; this copy inscribed by the author thus, "To H.K. Thaw, with the compliments of William F. Kelleher, and the best wishes of Frank Owen 11/18/39." 
Price: 125.00 USD
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10899 Owens, Gary; Lenburg, Jeff HOW TO MAKE A MILLION DOLLARS WITH YOUR VOICE (Or Lose Your Tonsils Trying)
New York: McGraw Hill Book Company, (2004). 0071424105 First edition, later printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine, a new book, in slick, illustrated wraps. 
World-renowned vocal personality Gary Owens, who gained national fame on TV's "Laugh-In," shares the inside scoop on how to break into the voice business and, once there, how to succeed. SIGNED by author Owens at an event in our shop. 
Price: 14.95 USD
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10900 Owings, Loren C. ENVIRONMENTAL VALUES, 1860-1972: A Guide to Information Sources
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research Company, (1976). 081031343X First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Near fine with minor wear to the edges, in red and black cloth with gilt titles to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 
Volume 4 in the Man and the Environment Information Guide Series. 324 pages; index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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