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10901 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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10902 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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10903 Paine, Lauran RIDERS OF THE TROJAN HORSE
New York: Walker and Company, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

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10904 Painter, George D. ANDRE GIDE : A CRITICAL BIOGRAPHY
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (1968). 2nd printing. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 

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10905 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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10906 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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10907 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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10908 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. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10909 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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10910 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. 
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10911 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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10912 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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10913 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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10914 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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10915 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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10916 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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10917 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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10918 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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10919 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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10920 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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10921 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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10922 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. 
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10923 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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10924 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. 
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10925 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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10926 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. 
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10927 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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10928 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. 
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10929 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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10930 Papazoglou, Orania SANCTITY
New York: Crown, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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10931 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. 
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10932 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. 
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10933 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. 
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10934 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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10935 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. 
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10936 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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10937 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. 
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10938 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. 
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10939 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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10940 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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10941 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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10942 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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10943 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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10944 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. 
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10945 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. 
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10946 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. 
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10947 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. 
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10948 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. 
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10949 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. 
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10950 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. 
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10951 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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10952 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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10953 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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10954 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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10955 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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10956 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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10957 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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10958 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. 
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10959 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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10960 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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10961 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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10962 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. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10963 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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10964 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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10965 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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10966 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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10967 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. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10968 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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10969 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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10970 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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10971 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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10972 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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10973 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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10974 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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10975 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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10976 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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10977 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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10978 Parker, Robert B. ALL OUR YESTERDAYS
(New York): Delacorte, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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10979 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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10980 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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10981 Parker, Robert B. MELANCHOLY BABY
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2004). 0399152180 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award-winner's fourth mystery featuring Boston P.I. Sunny Randall. Her ex-husband makes plans to marry another, sending Sunny to the psychiatrist's couch. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10982 Parker, Robert B. PLAYMATES
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1989). 0399134255 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Spenser novel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10983 Parker, Robert B. MORTAL STAKES
(Pleasantville, New York): ImPress Mystery, [no date]. 0762188758 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in green cloth lettered and ruled in gilt and decorated in silver with baseball/dice diamond and crossed bats devices; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Third of the Spenser mysteries involves a star Red Sox pitcher, racketeers, and blackmail. Is Marty throwing fastballs or throwing games? 
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10984 Parker, Robert B. POTSHOT
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2001). 0399147101 First edition, first printing. Proof. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Spenser Novel. Parker sends private investigator Spenser west to the city of Potshot, Arizona to investigate the murder of a local businessman, and to form a band of mercenaries including Hawk, Chollo, and Vinnie Morris. 
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10985 Parker, Robert B. WALKING SHADOW
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1994). 0399139206 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Spenser novel. 
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10986 Parker, Robert B. PAPER DOLL
New York: Putnam, (1993). 0399138188 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. 
"Spenser is hired by Boston Brahmin Loudon Tripp to find the murderer of his conventionally impeccable wife, Olivia Nelson, whom the police consider a victim of random urban violence."--PW. 
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10987 Parker, Robert B. SMALL VICES
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1997). 0399142444 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Spenser novel. SIGNED by the author! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10988 Parker, Robert B. HUSH MONEY
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1999). 0399144587 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Spenser novel. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10989 Parker, Sybil P., editor-in-chief MCGRAW-HILL ENCYLOPEDIA OF OCEAN AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1980). 0070452679 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine copy in a price-clipped dust jacket that is lightly shelfworn. 
Over five hundred illustrations including satellite and underwater photographs, maps, graphs, schematic drawings and radar displays. Quarto. 580 pages, list of contributors, and an index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10990 Parker, Sybil P., editor-in-chief MCGRAW-HILL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ELECTRONICS AND COMPUTERS: Second Edition
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1988). First printing thus. Hardcover. A fine copy without dust jacket. 
This Encyclopedia explores the diversity of electronics and computers in a comprehensive collection of 520 alphabetically arranged articles. Thick quarto. 1047 pages with an index. Hardcover. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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10991 Parker, T. Jefferson LAGUNA HEAT
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1985). 0312464347 First edition, SECOND printing. Hardcover. Near fine, mild age-toning to the pages as ususal; in a fine dust jacket. 
"The debut of a stylish and nimble storyteller. Jeff Parker moves his hero Shephard through an amazing gallery of Orange County types, all with something disturbing and original to hide...a very polished and deeply felt performance."--Donald Stanwood. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10992 Parkhurst, Carolyn THE DOGS OF BABEL
Boston/New York/London: Little, Brown and Company, (2003). 0316168688 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"A strange, beautiful, and very moving novel that asks us to look, in equal measure, at the puzzle that is grief and the puzzle that is love."--Elizabeth Graves. Dated in the year of publication and SIGNED by the author. 
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10993 Parkhurst, Carolyn THE DOGS OF BABEL
Boston/New York/London: Little, Brown and Company, (2003). 0316168688 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"THE DOGS OF BABEL--so luminous, heartbreaking, comic, and daring--is an astonishing debut. Parkhurst writes of love and loss, and, above all, of what we can and cannot know of one another, with power and deeply earned grace."--Richard McCann. 
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10994 Parkin, Frank MARXISM AND CLASS THEORY: A Bourgeois Critique
New York: Columbia University Press, (1979). 0231048815 First edition: Trade paperback issue. Trade Paperback. Creases to the lower front cover, fading and minor production crinkle to spine, else near fine in pale green wraps. 
217 pages; notes, bibliography, index. An essay which uses the Weberian concept of social closure as the basis for an alternative model of class to that recommended by Marxism. 
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10995 Parkin, Frank KRIPPENDORF'S TRIBE
New York: Atheneum, 1986. 0689116519 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Nearly fine, in a mildly age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
"To qualify for a research grant, house-husband and anthropologist manque James Krippendorf invents an Amazonian tribe, the Shelmikedmu, whose name and behavioral traits are inspired by his somewhat savage children."--PW. Filmed with Richard Dreyfuss. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10996 Parkinson, C. Northcote GUNPOWDER TREASON AND PLOT
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1977). 0312353502 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 16 pages of illustrations--reproduced on a coated stock central gallery; appendixes with maps, reference notes and an index. Large octavo. 
Parkinson's readable account of Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder plot of 1605--and his attempt to establish what actually happened in this still controversial episode of political intrigue and religious conflict. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10997 Parkinson, Roger BLOOD, TOIL, TEARS AND SWEAT: The War History from Dunkirk to Alamein, based on the War Cabinet papers of 1940 to 1942
New York: David McKay Company, Inc., (1973). 0246105879 First U.S. edition. Blue cloth with faded gilt lettering to the spine, Hardcover. Light soiling to the page edges, else near fine; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket with minor wear and creasing to the shelf edges. 539 pages, four maps, sources, bibliography, major figures involved, index of names, and a general index. 
A sequel to Parkinson's previous volume PEACE FOR OUR TIME, which covered the events leading to Dunkirk. This history is drawn from newly released official records and diaries and memoirs of participants in the strategic decision-making process. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10998 Parkman, Francis FRANCE AND ENGLAND IN NORTH AMERICA: A Series of Historical Narratives Part Sixth, A Half-Century of Conflict
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1892. First edition, state A: in two volumes. BAL 15483. Hardcover. Light wear, mild soiling, corner tip of II bumped, a few pages finger-soiled, else a bright, near fine set in terra cotta pebbled binding ruled in blind to front and rear covers, gilt embossed titles and devices to the spines; black-coated endsheets. 
The last major work by the great colonial-America historian and the sixth part of his authoritative series about the French and English struggle for North America, drawn from original documents, and covering the years 1694 to 1750. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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10999 Parkman, Francis LETTERS OF FRANCIS PARKMAN
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, (1960). First edition. Two-volume set. Hardcover. A fine set, without dust jackets, as issued; in a fine publisher slipcase. Volume I, 272 pages; Volume II, 336 pages; each volume is indexed and illustrated with photos and facsimiles. 
Over four-hundred of Parkman's letters from the Oregon Trail days to the close of his career in 1893, assembled, edited and with an introduction by Wilbur R. Jacobs. An extensive collection of the nineteenth-century historian's correspondence. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11000 Parkman, Francis FRANCE AND ENGLAND IN NORTH AMERICA: Volume II Count Frontenac and New France under Louis XIV A Half-Century of Conflict Montcalm and Wolfe
(New York): The Library Of America, (1983). 0940450119 Seventh printing. Small octavo. Hardcover. Small thin black line to the lower page edges, light bump to the upper edge of the front cover, else very nearly fine in brown cloth with gilt lettering to the spine, ribbon bookmark; in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
1620 pages, chronology, notes, and an index. The history of the colonization of the North American continent by the British and French is detailed in this second volume of Parkman's landmark work. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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