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10901 Owlsley, B. Bristow A SONG FEAST OF SPIRITUALS (in Three Books): Consisting of 30 Modern Spirituals and Negro Folk Songs
Chicago: Neil A. Kjos Music Co., (1943). First edition thus. Near fine in textured stiff pictorial wraps. 
Oversized paperback. Originally published as three separate books, now bound in a one-volume edition. Frontispiece portrait of the author/composer. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10902 Oxtoby, David ROCK VISIONS: The Art of David Oxtoby
New York: E. P. Dutton, 1978. First edition, first printing: trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine, as-new, in pictorial stiff wraps; in the publisher's original unopened shrinkwrap. Quarto. 80 pages. 
Bold rock'n'roll portraits by English artist David Oxtoby. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white and color photos and plates of Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Roy Orbison, Mick Jagger, Jimi Hendrix, the Beatles, Elvis, Elton John, Bob Dylan, etc. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10903 Ozaki, Motoharu & Sato, Kanzan SAMURAI ARMOUR, SWORDS AND GUARDS [title roughly translated from the Japanese]
[Tokyo]: [Shogakkan], [1972]. Third edition. Decorative cloth with a light grey spine, Japanese spine titles in gold, red, and brown. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket; in an illustrated cardboard slipcase (slightly scratched). Quarto. 250 pages. 186 full-color photographic plates and 121 black-and-white illustrations. 
Volume 21of a series of 30 volumes on Japanese culture and art. With the exception of English identification of plates, the text is in Japanese. The 186 plates display Samurai armour, swords, daggers, and sword guards, all in beautiful color. Scarce! 
Price: 250.00 USD
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10904 Pace, Eric ANY WAR WILL DO
New York: Random House, (1973). First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear to edges and a spot of rubbing to the front panel. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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10905 Packard, David W. A CONCORDANCE TO LIVY
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1968. First edition. Corner tips slightly bumped else all 4 volumes very good plus. 
Four volume set. Each volume has over 1200 pages. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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10906 Packard, Frank L. THE HIDDEN DOOR
(London): Hodder and Stoughton, (1934). Reprint of the U.K. edition. First issued in the U.K. in 1933. In red blind-debossed boards, black spine stamping; pictorial dust jacket. Hardcover. Foxing to page edges and to front and rear matter, owner's name to endsheet, else near fine; in a very good dust jacket: edgeworn, rubbed, some soiling, a few short edge tears with mild creasing; jacket art bright and vivid! 
Writer Colin Hewitt is visited by school chum Reddy Turner, who wants him to deliver a letter in the event of his death; a few minutes later, the criminal The Mask enters Colin's Greenwich Village apartment (in disguise as usual) and kills Reddy! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10907 Packard, Frank L. THE HIDDEN DOOR
New York and Chicago: A.L. Burt Company Publishers, (circa 1933). Early reprint edition. First issued in the U.S. in 1933 by the Crime Club.. Hardcover. Fine, a superb bright copy in black cloth with vivid red cover titles and illustrations; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket with just a hint of edge wear. 
Writer Colin Hewitt is visited by school chum Reddy Turner, who wants him to deliver a letter in the event of his death; a few minutes later, the criminal The Mask enters Colin's Greenwich Village apartment (in disguise as usual) and kills Reddy! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10908 Packer, Joy THE MAN IN THE MEWS
London: The Book Club, (1964). First edition thus. Hardcover. A fine, as-new copy in pale blue boards; in an illustrated dust jacket with a tiny nick to lower front panel, but that is otherwise fresh and bright. Sensational uncredited jacket painting. 
Novel of romantic suspense by the South African writer tells of London-born Mrs. Olivier, who leaves her Transvaal farm when her South African husband dies, and returns to her native city and a cottage in the Trident Mews. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10909 Padgett, Abigail CHILD OF SILENCE
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1993). 089296488X First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The author's debut. "Abigail Padgett's first novel contains a fascinating blend of mystery, mysticism, and near madness." --Marcia Muller 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10910 Padgett, Abigail MOONBIRD BOY
(New York): The Mysterious Press, (1996). First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in pictorial glossy wraps. 
"Padgett has won critical raves with her unique heroine, Bo Bradley. This time, the San Diego child abuse investigator faces her deadliest case... as she tries to save the six-year-old lad whose pale eyes prompt the indians to call him Moonbird Boy." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10911 Padilla, Heberto HEROES ARE GRAZING IN MY GARDEN
New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, (1984). 0374169829 First U.S. edition, first printing. Translated from the Spanish EN MI JARDIN PASTAN LOS HEROES by Andrew Hurley. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in gilt-stamped leaf-green cloth shelfback over pale lemon boards; in a fine, age-toned dust jacket. 
Autobiographical novel by the Cuban poet offers a portrait of the once glamorous city of Havana in sharp counterpoint to the grinding drabness of everyday life, with allusions to Kafka, Ionesco and Bosch, and lyrical echoes of his own poetry. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10912 Page, Jake THE DEADLY CANYON
New York: Ballantine Books, (1994). 0345379306 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
SIGNED by Page to the title-page. Mo Bowden, the blind sculptor/hero of Page's first novel, THE STOLEN GODS, returns for this yarn of a murdered FBI agent found in the New Mexico desert. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10913 Page, Jake THE DEADLY CANYON
New York: Ballantine Books, (1994). 0345379306 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
The second Southwestern U.S.-set mystery by the author of THE STOLEN GODS. Mo Bowdre returns in this mystery of a murdered FBI agent. "With DEADLY CANYON, Jake Page proves his great debut...wasn't beginner's luck." --Tony Hillerman. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10914 Page, Jake THE STOLEN GODS
New York: Ballantine Books, (1993). 0345379284 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Introducing blind Santa Fe sculptor Mo Bowdre, who has to compete with a bevy of other detectives to track down the Hopi kachinas stolen from the Meyers gallery the night unscrupulous owner Walter Meyers was killed. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10915 Page, Katherine Hall THE BODY IN THE CAST
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1993). 0312097557 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in an illustrated dust jacket. 
A Faith Fairchild mystery from the author of THE BODY IN THE VESTIBULE. A movie company comes to Aleford and when they all get food poisoning after eating Kate's catered meal, she suspects someone deliberately poisoned the food. 
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10916 Page, Katherine Hall BODY IN THE BASEMENT
New York: St. Martin's, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a dust jacket with shelfwear to the edges, couple of short, edge tears, else very good. 
SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10917 Paige, Richard E. SIMPLICITY THE KEY TO SUCCESSFUL INVENTIONS
(Tarzana, California): (ILMA Printing and Publishing), (1986). 0930317068 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine in glossy wraps. 
A guide, with specific information to form a business foundation, for inventors and potential inventors to creating useful and commercially desirable devices. Paige introduced cardboard engineering to the world. 185 pages; illustrated by G. A. Brewster. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10918 Paik, Karen; Foreword by John Lasseter; Introduction by Brad Bird THE ART OF RATATOUILLE
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2007). 0811858340 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by Brad Bird (director) and Brad Lewis (producer). Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Oblong quarto. [160] pages. 
Includes more than 200 of the artistic ingredients in this heartwarming film: storyboards, full-color pastels, digital and pencil sketches, character studies, maquettes, and more. An exclusive movie tie-in book! Won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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10919 Pain, Barry WILHELMINA IN LONDON
London: John Long, (1906). First edition, first printing. With [32] page June, 1906 John Long catalogue bound in at rear. Hardcover. A slightly shaken, very good copy showing mild wear and soiling, foxing to fore-edge and scattered within, minor darkening to spine; in gray, illustrated cloth; no dust jacket. A.E. Methuen's pencilled signature to front pastedown. 
Involving and beautifully written chronicle of a high-spirited eighteen-year-old girl who must make her own way in London after her ne'er-do-well father dies--her adventures involve spiritualists, stolen necklaces, motor cars, and a happy ending. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10920 Pain, Barry THE MEMOIRS OF CONSTANTINE DIX
(London): Greenhill Crime Classics, (1985). 094789824X First edition thus. First published in 1905 and is now reprinted, complete and unabridged. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A classic collection of crime stories by the British writer and editor who was also one of the most popular humorists of his day. "A series of adventures suggestive of Raffles, but done with greater literary art and an ironic turn of mind."--Barzun. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10921 Paine, Doris M. and Martinez, Diana GUIDE TO SCIENCE FICTION: Exploring Possibilities and Alternatives
New York, N.Y.: Bantam Books, Inc., 1974. B0006W7MP8 First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Mass market paperback. Covers mildly age-toned, else a fine copy in staple-bound, slick cardstock wraps. 72 pages. 
"Very professional guide to the use of science fiction in the classroom."--PW. Scarce little early entry in the movement to legitimize a ghettoized genre by including sf in curriculums nationwide, and, incidentally selling a few Bantam titles. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10922 Paine, Lauran SPIRIT MEADOW
New York: Walker and Company, (1987). 0802709702 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Meeting Native American Hawk was the beginning of a series of unexpected--and hazardous--adventures for Joe Bryan, his sister, the local marshal and a scrappy old rancher. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10923 Paine, Lauran RIDERS OF THE TROJAN HORSE
New York: Walker and Company, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

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10924 Painter, George D. ANDRE GIDE : A CRITICAL BIOGRAPHY
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (1968). 2nd printing. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 

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10925 Pairo, Preston WINNER'S CUT
New York: Richardson and Steirman, 1986. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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10926 Palazzoli, Mara Selvini; Selvini, Matteo, editor; Pomerans, Arnold J., translator THE WORK OF MARA SELVINI PALAZZOLI
Northvale, New Jersey: Jason Aronson Inc., (1988). 0876689497 First edition in English. Hardcover. Tiny green spot to upper page edges, else very nearly fine, in natural cloth; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 437 pages, references, and an index. 
A collection of writings by Palazzoli, edited by her son, that reveal the evolution of the thinking that resulted in radical new approaches to family therapy; includes the concepts of game metaphor, interventionist therapy, and self-starvation. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10927 Paley, Grace LATER THE SAME DAY
New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, (1985). First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in orange wraps. 
Seventeen short stories. "Grace Paley makes me weep and laugh--and admire. She is that rare kind of writer, a natural with a voice like no one else's: funny, sad, lean, modest, energetic, acute."--Susan Sontag. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10928 Paling, Chris THE REPENTANT MORNING
London: Jonathan Cape, (2003). 0224063316 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
"War on the horizon. Racial attacks. Europe in a muddle. London in decline. This is the background to Chris Paling's sixth novel, THE REPENTANT MORNING. It's set in 1936. The subject, as ever, is individuals in torment."--Ian Sansom. 
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10929 Pallamary, Matthew J. THE SMALL DARK ROOM OF THE SOUL and Other Stories
(San Diego, CA:) San Diego Writers' Monthly, (1994). 1885516002 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine, apparently unread, in illustrated wraps. 
"Pallamary's short stories take you deep into the dark side that exists in each and every one of us."--Gene Wentz. "This great collection is just the fix that we horror junkies need."--Barnaby Conrad. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10930 Palliser, Charles THE UNBURIED
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1999). 0374280355 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Wilkie Collins spiced with Conan Doyle and M.R. James... Once again Charles Palliser has served up a spanking story in which pace and atmosphere are give the ballast of intricate plotting."--Penelope Lively. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10931 Palmatier, Joshua THE SKEWED THRONE
New York, N.Y.: Daw Books, Inc./Donald A. Wollheim, Founder, (2006). 0756403316 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
Varis, an adult orphan with the gift of "seeing" the true nature of people, becomes a spy, and a tracker for a group of elite assassins known as Seekers. Weird circumstances force her to flee the Seekers and hide for safety in Amenkor. 
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10932 Palmer, Alan CROWNED COUSINS: The Anglo-German Royal Connection
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1985). 029778711X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Drawing on newly researched material, Palmer traces the successive ascendencies in German and British political life of the ambitious dynasties of Guelph, Coburg and Battenberg, and he examines the royal Berlin and London love-hate relationships. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10933 Palmer, Margaret THE PRINTED MAPS OF BERMUDA
London: The Map Collectors' Circle, 1965. 0901585033 First edition, first printing: chapbook original; available by subscription only. Two tiny dots of soil to the rear cover, and a small tear and crease to the lower edge of plate #23, else fine, in printed tan wraps. 6.5 x 9.5 inches. 44 pages, and twenty-four b&w maps. 
No. 19 in the Map Collector's series. A history of maps of the island of Bermuda, from Captain John Smith's in 1624 to Lefroy's map of 1872, including details on each map, and illustrated examples of over twenty maps. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10934 Palmer, Michael THE PATIENT
New York: Bantam Books, (2000). 0553109839 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Respected neurosurgeon Jessie Copeland spearheads the development of a tiny robot that could revolutionize brain surgery--ARTIE...for Assisted Robotic Tissue and Extraction, but something goes awry. Medical nailbiter from the author of MIRACLE CURE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10935 Palmer, Michael FATAL
New York: Bantam Books, (2002). 0553802038 First edition. Hardcover. One page corner crease, else fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Tom Hallman. 
The tenth medical suspense thriller by the medical doctor is a sequel to THE PATIENT. Pathologist Nikki Solari of Boston joins forces with Dr. Matthew Rutledge in his home town of Belinda, West Virginia to look for toxic waste poisoning. 
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10936 Palmer, Michael THE SOCIETY
(New York, New York): Bantam Books, (2004). 0553802046 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Palmer's eleventh medical thriller deals with the lethal implications of managed care, painting a portrait of America's compromised healthcare system with this tale of profiteering managed care executives--and a killer seeking revenge. 
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10937 Palmer, Michael MIRACLE CURE
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books, 1998. 055310523X First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
An addiction to prescription painkillers cost skilled cardiologist Brian Holbrook his marriage and his license. Given a chance to get back into scrubs, Brian participates in trials for an extraordinary new drug--and uncovers a deadly conspiracy. 
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10938 Palmer, Michael THE FIRST PATIENT
New York: St. Martin's Press, (2008). 0312343531 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket, with former President Bill Clinton's endorsement-blurb sticker. 
"This endlessly entertaining thriller pits a country doctor against a conspiracy to kill the president. The roller-coaster ride of a plot builds to an undeniably shocking conclusion."--PW. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10939 Palmer, Stuart MURDER ON THE BLACKBOARD
New York: Tudor Publishing Co., (1932). B00088V8RS Reprint of the Brentano's first edition. Hardcover. Spine has age-toned to a brown hue, covers show light stains and soiling, mild foxing to the endsheets, and minor shelfwear, else very good in orange cloth with spine titles and cover device in black; lacking the dust jacket. 
An uncommon hardcover of the third Miss Hildegarde Withers mystery. The bumbling teacher Miss Withers stumbles on a corpse, sifts through the clues and then sets up a perilous final exam for her suspects--which only the killer can pass. Filmed in 1934. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10940 Palmer, Stuart & Rice, Craig PEOPLE VS. WITHERS & MALONE
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1963. First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus with tanning to pages; in price-clipped dust jacket that shows light wear, toning, nicking, soiling and rubbing. 
"Double-barreled detective treat!" vows the flapfold. Rice's irrepressible, bibulous lawyer, John J. Malone teams up with quintessential spinster-schoolteacher-sleuth Hildegarde Withers to solve half a dozen "hectic, hilarious homicides." 
Price: 65.00 USD
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10941 Palmer, William J. THE DETECTIVE AND MR. DICKENS
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1990). 0312050739 Book club edition. Hardcover. Mild crimping to spine ends, else fine, in black boards; in a nearly fine, mildly edgeworn dust jacket. 
"A first-rate entertainment and an intriguing historical 'what-if.' Anyone who has enjoyed Dickens's novels will savor William J. Palmer's witty and suspenseful pastiche."--Fred Kaplan. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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10942 Pangborn, Edgar WEST OF THE SUN
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (copyright 1953).  B000HZ4DK6 Book Club edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Hardcover. Whisper of wear to shelf edges, else fine in jade-green boards with yellow upper-page-edge tint, red-orange spine lettering; in a very good only dust jacket: worn, nicked, rubbed, with spine panel quite heavily dampstained, and showing a few edge tears. 
"Exciting and professional and good SF through and through; but it is also calm and wise and wry, and it takes us away to a better world, where it leaves us. Today, we need this."--John Clute. Winner of the 2003 Rediscovery Award. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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10943 Pangborn, Georgia Wood THE WIND AT MIDNIGHT
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 1999. 1899562761 First edition, limited to 500 copies. Hardcover. Very fine in black cloth with gilt spine lettering and crimson endpapers; in illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Deborah McMillion-Nering. Preface by Patricia McKillip; edited with an introduction by Jessica Amanda Salmonson. 
Salmonson here gathers all of Pangborn's significant writings in the field. Women and children figure prominently in these fresh, unconventional yarns by the one-time household name, who, during her heyday, was favorably compared to Algernon Blackwood. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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10944 Panshin, Alexei FAREWELL TO YESTERDAY'S TOMORROW
New York: Berkley Publishing Company/G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1975). 0399115056 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint foxing to page edges, mild wear, a bump to upper edge of rear cover, thus about near in gilt-lettered turquoise boards; in a fine, if lightly foxed and age-toned, very good plus illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Richard Powers. 
Collection of stories by the sf critic and author of the Nebula-winning RITE OF PASSAGE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10945 Panshin, Alexei FAREWELL TO YESTERDAY'S TOMORROW
New York: Berkley Publishing Company/G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1975). 0399115056 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in gilt-lettered turquoise boards; in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Richard Powers. 
Eleven science fiction and fantasy stories and one essay, all first published between 1966 and 1974. "Each, in is own way, they ask the same childish question: 'What does it mean to be an adult human being?"'--AP, from his preface. 
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10946 Panshin, Alexei FAREWELL TO YESTERDAY'S TOMORROW
New York: Berkley Publishing Company/G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1975). 0399115056 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint foxing to upper page edges, mild wear, thus about near in gilt-lettered turquoise boards; in a fine, if lightly soiled and age-toned, very good plus illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Richard Powers. 
One essay and eleven short stories by the notable sf critic and prize-winning novelist, whose RITE OF PASSAGE was the first first novel to win the Nebula. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10947 Paolini, Christopher ELDEST: Inheritance, Book Two
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (2006). 037582670X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have survived the battle at Tronjheim, but their challenges are not over. Galbatorix, the corrupt emperor, still rules Alagaesia and is looking for them."--Library Journal. 
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10948 Paolini, Christopher ELDEST: Inheritance, Book Two
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (2005). 037582670X First edition, seventh printing. Hardcover. Near fine; in a nearly fine dust jacket with a hint of rubbing to the flap folds. 
"Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have survived the battle at Tronjheim, but their challenges are not over. Galbatorix, the corrupt emperor, still rules Alagaesia and is looking for them."--Library Journal. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10949 Papadeas, Fr. George WHY DID SHE CRY?: The Story of the Weeping Madona
South Daytona, Fl.: Patmos Press, 2000. 0970713703 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Inscribed by the author, the first ordained Clergyman of the Greek Orthodox Theological Seminary, to the front endpaper. An eye-witness account of the manifestations of the 3 weeping icons of the "Panagia" at St. Paul's Greek Orthodox Parish in 1960. 
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10950 Papazoglou, Orania SANCTITY
New York: Crown, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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10951 Paredes, Americo and Stekert, Ellen J., edited by THE URBAN EXPERIENCE AND FOLK TRADITION
Austin and London: American Folklore Society/University of Texas Press, (1971). 0292701225 First edition, first printing. Volume 22 of the Publications of the American Folklore Society, Bibliographicl and Special Series. Hardcover. Fine, in leaf-green cloth with silver lettering, black panel and vignette to spine; in a very good, price-clipped dust jacket that shows some offsetting and age-darkening to all panels. 207 pages, including index. 
Essays on the effect of urban experience on folk tradition, subject of a symposium held at Wayne State University and previously appearing in a special issue of the Journal of American Folkore. Urban folklore bibliography prepared for this volume. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10952 Parent, Gail THE BEST LAID PLANS
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1980). 0399125108 First edition, first printing. Generically inscribed, dated (1980), and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Comic novel about the trials and tribulations of a single woman who wants to have a baby. An early novel by the Emmy Award-winning American television and screenwriter, television producer, and author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10953 Parent, Marc, editor THE SECRET SOCIETY OF DEMOLITION WRITERS
New York: Random House, (2005). 1400062640 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Contributors: Alice Sebold, Aimee Bender, Benjamin Cheever, Michael Connelly, Sebastian Junger, Chris Offutt, Elizabeth McCraken, etc. 
A gathering of stories by writers who, in order to cast aside concerns about their reputation, wrote stories anonymously. Their names are disclosed for this collection, but a match of author to title is jumbled for their anonymity. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10954 Paretsky, Sara FIRE SALE
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2005). 0399152792 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"V.I. Warshawski takes a break from tony Lakeview to fill in for her old high school basketball coach on Chicago's South Side in her 12th adventure...shows why Paretsky and her heroine are such enduring figures in American detective fiction."--PW. 
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10955 Paretsky, Sara TOTAL RECALL
(New York): Delacorte Press, (2001). 0385313667 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in glossy, multi-color wraps. 
Parestsky's private-eye heroine V.I. Warshawski delves into several victims' memories of Nazi terrorism in this novel of intrigue. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10956 Paretsky, Sara TUNNEL VISION
(New York): Delacorte Press, (1994). 038529932X First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A V.I. Warshawski novel. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10957 Paretsky, Sara WINDY CITY BLUES
(New York): Delacorte Press, (1995). 0385315023 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Nine V.I. Warshawski stories. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10958 Paretsky, Sara BLOOD SHOT
(New York): Delacorte Press, (1988). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A V.I. Warshawski mystery. "...the most engaging woman in detective fiction since Dorothy Sayers's Harriet Vane."--Newsweek. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10959 Pargellis, Stanley and Medley, D.J., editors BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BRITISH HISTORY: The Eighteenth Century 1714-1789
(London): Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1951. First edition, first printing. 642 pages; index. Hardcover. Former owner's name and date to the front endpaper, uniform age-toning to the inner front and rear endpapers, upper corners bumped, else very good in black cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a very good age-toned, shelfworn and edgetorn dust jacket. 
A joint venture of the American Historical Association and the Royal Historical Society of Great Britain. Categorized by subject, this extensive work cites over 12,000 modern works and has full critical notes under many of the 4,558 main entries. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10960 Pargeter, Edith THE MARRIAGE OF MEGGOTTA
New York: The Viking Press, (1979). 0670458732 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy that appears unread; in a lightly shelfworn illustrated dust jacket with a few nicks and slight wear to the extremities. Jacket painting by Lynda West. 
Historical novel set in the thirteenth-century England during the reign of Henry III by the late author of the Brother Cadfael mysteries (as Ellis Peters) and the HEAVEN TREE trilogy of historical novels. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10961 Parish, James Robert THE GREAT GANGSTER PICTURES II
Metuchen, N.J. & London: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1987. 0810819619 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in blue cloth with gilt lettering; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Companion volume and follow-up to THE GREAT GANGSTER PICTURES, provides production credits, synopses, capsule production history and review samples for films produced since the first volume was issued, as well as omissions and rediscoveries. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10962 Park, Paul THE WHITE TYGER
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2007). 0765315297 First edition, first printing: Advance Uncorrected Proof. Hardcover. Hint of soiling to the covers, else fine in decorative printed wraps. 
"Park's third contemporary fantasy about an adolescent girl's rediscovery of her royal identity in an alternate universe, "Roumania,"..."--Booklist. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10963 Park, Paul SOLDIERS OF PARADISE
New York: Arbor House, (1987). 0877958610 First edition. Hardcover. Pages very lightly tanned, else fine; in an illustrated dust jacket. Nice Don Maitz jacket illustration. 
A strange tale set on a wonderful world where the seasons last for decades and the sky rains sugar in the spring. A very unusual sf novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10964 Park, Paul SUGAR RAIN: The Starbridge Chronicles
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1989). 1557100292 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in silver-lettered blue cloth shelfback over cream boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket, with illustration by Don Maitz. 
Follow-up to the first book of the Starbridge Chronicles, SOLDIERS OF PARADISE. "Park's sentences are like surgeon's electrodes pushing into our exposed brains, evoking images and feelings that we didn't know were there."--James Morrow. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10965 Park, Paul THE SUGAR FESTIVAL
(New York): Guild America Books, (1989). First edition: Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club; #14899. Hardcover. Fine; in a very mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with a hint of edgewear. Jacket art by Ron Walotsky. 
Gathers SOLDIERS IN PARADISE and SUGAR RAIN in their first appearance together. "A sympathetic and sophisticated portrait of an alien culture torn apart by civil wars and religious dissensions...a dramatic and moving story."--Robert Silverberg. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10966 Park, Roswell AN EPITOME OF THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE
Philadelphia, New York, Chicago: F.A. Davis Company, Publishers, 1901. Second edition. Hardcover. Very good with green patterned endpapers in pebbled green cloth with titles and rules to the front cover and spine, mild foxing to the upper page edges, light speckled wear to the covers, shelf edges slightly rubbed; issued without dust jacket. 
Copiously illustrated with portraits and figure engravings--many which depict early barbaric-looking surgical tools. The author and professor of surgery based this work on a course of lectures delivered at the University of Buffalo. 370 pages; index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10967 Park, Ruth THE WITCH'S THORN
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1952. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a very slightly wrinkled dust jacket that is very lightly soiled to the rear panel. 
Small octavo. The Australian novelist/children's writer's third novel issued in hardcover simultaneously with the Ballantine paperback. Jacket by William Barss. A sharp bright copy of a title seldom found in collectible condition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10968 Park, Severna HAND OF PROPHECY
(New York): Avon Eos, (1998). 0380976390 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine with author's initials in ''sunset'' device embossed in blind to the front panel; in an illustrated dust jacket. Small octavo. 
Park's second novel after her acclaimed SPEAKING DREAMS. A woman, bred to be a slave with a virus that ensures a twenty year youth followed by a painful death, travels to an exotic world in search of an antidote. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10969 Parker, Alan THE SUCKER'S KISS
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, (2004). 031232975X First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Debut novel by the knighted producer, writer and director of EVITA, ANGELA'S ASHES, BUGSY MALONE, and etc. "A master of historical perspective...he evokes early 20th-century San Francisco with all the grit and ferment of...William Kennedy"--T.C. Boyle. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10970 Parker, Alan THE MAKING OF EVITA
(New York, N.Y.): CollinsPublishers, (1996). 0006491006 First edition, trade paperback issue. Trade Paperback. Fine, in slick, color photo-pictorial wraps. Large square quarto. This copy inscribed and SIGNED by the author/filmmaker Alan Parker. 
Director Parker's chronicle of the long-awaited translation of Rice and Lloyd Webber's hit stage musical to the silver screen; lavishly illustrated with color stills and on-set candids, many reproduced in double-spreads. Introduction by star Madonna. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10971 Parker, Ann SILVER LIES
(Scottsdale, Arizona): Poisoned Pen Press, (2003). 1590580729 First edition, first printing. Dated and SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Corrected and SIGNED bookmark laid in. Spur Award finalist. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"A tale of greed, lust and deception set in Leadville in its heyday, when men--and not a few women--stopped at nothing, not even murder, to strike it rich. Ann Parker gets it just right, and the result is a terrific debut novel."--Margaret Coel. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10972 Parker, Barbara SUSPICION OF VENGEANCE
(New York): Dutton, (2001). 0525946012 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in glossy pictorial wraps. 
"Filled with her trademark blend of adrenaline-charged plot, complex characters, and sizzling Florida atmosphere, SUSPICION OF VENGEANCE is bestselling author Barbara Parker at her galvanizing best."--publisher's blurb. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10973 Parker, Barbara SUSPICION OF MADNESS
(New York): Dutton, (2003). 0525946810 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Gail Connor and Anthony Quintana novel by the author of SUSPICION OF VENGEANCE, SUSPICION OF MALICE, and SUSPICION OF BETRAYAL. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10974 Parker, Barry INVISIBLE MATTER AND THE FATE OF THE UNIVERSE
New York: Plenum Press, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket with a very short edge tear. 
The author examines many theories and uncovers the universe's many unexpected secrets. Contains a glossary, an index and a bibliography in 297 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10975 Parker, F.M. SKINNER
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket with some very slight rubbing to rear panel. 
A Double D Western. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10976 Parker, F.M. THE ASSASSINS
New York: New American Library, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Pages beginning to yellow, but otherwise fine in very fine dust jacket. 

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10977 Parker, Gilbert L. FALCONS THREE
New York: Vantage Press, (1978). 533035856 First edition. Hardcover. Shelf edges rubbed, else very good plus in red boards with black titles to the spine; in a very good plus lightly rubbed dust jacket with edge-tears. 
A Vietnam war novel by a 20-year airborne army veteran who spent a 30-month tour in South Vietnam and was awarded numerous medals and combat decorations including the Purple Heart. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10978 Parker, Robert B. COLD SERVICE
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2005). 0399152407 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Hawk is shot and Spenser seeks vengeance in this Boston P.I. installment. "When he's on his game--and he's on here--Parker is capable of packing a Hemingway punch into a few brief words and the occasional grunt."--Booklist. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10979 Parker, Robert B. TAMING A SEA-HORSE
(New York): Delacorte/Seymour Lawrence, (1986). 0385294611 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Remainder spray to the lower page edges, else fine; in a mildly age-toned, else fine dust jacket. 
A Spenser novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10980 Parker, Robert B. BAD BUSINESS
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2004). 0399151451 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Edgar Grand Master Award-winning author presents the thirty-first Spenser mystery which involves sex-advising radio talk show hosts with unscrupulous ethics. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10981 Parker, Robert B. HIGH PROFILE
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2007). 0399154043 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The murder of Walton Weeks, a Rush Limbaugh-like political commentator in sleepy Paradise, Ma., drives the action in this second novel to combine characters Jess Stone, ex-LAPD detective, and private eye, Sunny Randall. 
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10982 Parker, Robert B. STONE COLD
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2003). 0399150870 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Paradise, Massachusetts police chief Jesse Stone returns, tracking the path of a pair of thrill killers. 
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10983 Parker, Robert B. CHANCE
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1996). 0399141340 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Spencer novel. Dated and SIGNED by Parker to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10984 Parker, Robert B. STARDUST
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1990). 0399135375 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Slight smudge to the lower page edges, else fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Spenser novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10985 Parker, Robert B. THIN AIR
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1995). 0399140204 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Spenser novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10986 Parker, Robert B. STARDUST
New York: Putnam, (1990). 0399135375 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tiny red remainder dot to the lower page edges, else fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Spenser novel. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10987 Parker, Robert B. THIN AIR
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1995). 0399140204 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
A Spenser novel. Spenser searches for a young prostitute from New England to Los Angeles. 
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10988 Parker, Robert B. BACK STORY
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2003). 0399149775 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Wise-cracking Boston PI Spenser must solve a 30-year-old case in this novel which marks the 30th anniversary of publication of THE GODWULF MANUSCRIPT, the first Spenser novel in Parker's popular series. 
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10989 Parker, Robert B. CATSKILL EAGLE
(New York): Delacorte/Seymour Lawrence, (1985). First edition. Hardcover. Slight lean to spine, else a very good plus copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
A Spenser novel. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10990 Parker, Robert B. CATSKILL EAGLE
(New York): Delacorte/Seymour Lawrence, (1985). First edition. Hardcover. Slight lean to spine, else a very good plus copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
A Spenser novel. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10991 Parker, Robert B. CATSKILL EAGLE
(New York): Delacorte/Seymour Lawrence, (1985). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Spenser novel. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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10992 Parker, Robert B. TAMING A SEA-HORSE: A Spencer Novel
New York: Delacorte Press, (1986). First edition. Fine in light green wrappers printed in black. 
Uncorrected proof copy: limited edition of 500 numbered copies SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10993 Parker, Robert B. PALE KINGS AND PRINCES: A Spencer Novel
New York: Delacorte Press, (1987). 0385295383 First edition, first printing. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10994 Parker, Robert B. STARDUST
New York: Putnam, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Remainder dot on top page edges, else near fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Spenser novel. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10995 Parker, Robert B. PASTIME
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Special ABA Edition with the printed seal on the front panel of the dust jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10996 Parker, Robert B. DOUBLE DEUCE
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1992). 0399137211 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Special ABA edition. A Spenser mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10997 Parker, Robert B. PAPER DOLL
New York: Putnam, (1993). 0399138188 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Spenser novel. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10998 Parker, Robert B. ALL OUR YESTERDAYS
(New York): Delacorte, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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10999 Parker, Robert B. WIDOW'S WALK
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2002). 0399148450 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The 2002 Mystery Writers of America Grand Master's twenty-ninth mystery featuring the wise-cracking, street-smart Boston private-eye, Spenser. This hard-boiled series inspired the TV series "Spencer: For Hire" and several television films. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11000 Parker, Robert B. CATSKILL EAGLE
(New York): Delacorte/Seymour Lawrence, (1985). Publisher's reprint. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Spenser novel. SIGNED and dated (1991) by the author on the title-page. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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