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11101 Pearson, Ridley THE ANGEL MAKER
New York: Delacorte Press, (1993). 0385301391 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Ridley Pearson brings maverick Seattle police sergeant Lou Boldt out of early retirement to help solve an especially gruesome crime: the black market "harvesting" of human organs. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11102 Pearson, Ridley THE PIED PIPER
New York: Hyperion, (1998). 0786863005 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in cranberry linen over black boards with silver titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
In the eleventh novel by the American Library Association's Best Fiction Award-winner, Seattle detective Lou Boldt and forensic pathologist Daphne Matthews search for a baby snatcher who has been dubbed the Pied Piper. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11103 Pearson, Ridley KILLER WEEKEND
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2007). 0399154078 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
This first in a new series, has all the right ingredients: a down-to-earth hero, sheriff Walt Fleming; a neatly focused venue in the form of a weekend business conference at an Idaho resort; and a sense of impending danger. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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11104 Pearson, William CHESSPLAYER
New York: The Viking Press, (1984). 0670568317 First edition. Hardcover. One lower corner tip lightly bumped, else fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
The fifth novel from the author of A FEVER IN THE BLOOD. George Malkin must ferret out a "chessplayer," a mole so deep into U.S. intelligence that he has crossed the most restricted paths in the government. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11105 Pease, Howard HURRICANE WEATHER
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1945. Reprint. Hardcover. Very good: pages age-toned--as expected, very light shelf wear, top edge age-darkened and mildly soiled; in price-clipped dust jacket that shows substantial rubbing, nicking, edge-creases, dampstaining to rear and spine panels; red ''1936'' to front flap. 
"How Stan Ridley Met Adventure on the Trading Schooner 'Wind-rider"'--as the subtitle describes this sea-going juvenile by the king thereof. Attractive double-spread, monochrome illustrated endsheets; color frontis which is echoed on the jacket. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11106 Pease, Howard JUNGLE RIVER
Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company , Inc., 1948. Early reprint. Young Moderns edition. Hardcover. A touch of wear to the spine ends, pages tanned (as expected in this war-issue era volume), else a near fine copy in vivid pictorial dust jacket that shows some light edgewear, nicking, and a couple of creased tears to the upper front panel. 
A fast-moving mystery story, illustrated by Armstrong Sperry, involving a boy's adventures in search of his father in the New Guinea jungle. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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11107 Pease, Howard THE JINX SHIP
(New York): Pocket Book, Jr., (1951). First edition thus: a pocket book. #J-71; cover price, $.35. Light creasing to covers, closed tear to lower edge of front cover--repaired with cello-tape, previous owner's name to first page, wear and nicking to extremities, pages tanned: a very good copy in illustrated wraps. 
Scarce pb reprint of "The Dark Adventure That Befell Tod Moran When He Shipped as Fireman Aboard the Tramp Steamer "Congo," Bound out of New York for Caribbean Ports." Terrific cover art and rear cover comic-strip style panel. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11108 Pedrazas, Allan ANGEL'S COVE
New York: St. Martin's, (1997). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Harry Rice mystery. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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11109 Pedrazas, Allan ANGEL'S COVE
New York: St. Martin's, (1997). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Harry Rice mystery. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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11110 Peel, Colin D. COVENANT OF THE POPPIES
New York: St. Martin's, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
A novel of suspense by the author of ATOLL. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11111 Pei, Mario WORDS IN SHEEP'S CLOTHING
New York: Hawthorn Books, Inc., (1969). 0801588383 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild offsetting to front endsheets, else fine, in orange cloth with black spine stamping; in a very nearly fine, mildly age-toned, lightly edgeworn dust jacket with a hint of fading to the spine panel. 
The American linguist examines the use of doublespeak and weasel words, and "how people manipulate opinion by distorting word meanings." 248 pages, including index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11112 Peissel, Michel THE GREAT HIMALAYAN PASSAGE: The Story of an Extraordinary Adventure on the Roof of the World
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1975). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
This author recounts an extraordinary twelve-hundred-mile journey up nine different rivers from India to the borders of Tibet-via hovercraft. Illustrated with over sixty color and black-and-white photographs taken by the explorers. 254 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11113 Peixotto, Ernest OUR HISPANIC SOUTHWEST
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1916. B00085NM6Q First edition, first printing. Lovely delicate b&w illustrations by the author reproduced intext and on inserted plates. Hardcover. Fine, showing only a whisper of wear, in green cloth with paste-on full-color illustration to front cover framed by a gilt cartouche, gilt lettering to spine, map-decorated endsheets, fore-edge untrimmed, upper edge gilt; no dust jacket. 
The author's stated object was "to look up the Spanish Missions and settlements still scattered through Arizona and New Mexico and along the Texan border...I was amazed at the result...from an historic as well as a pictorial standpoint." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11114 Pelan, John C., editor AXOLOTL SPECIAL Number One
Eugene, Oregon: Axolotl Press/Pulphouse Publishing, (1989). First edition. 925 copies were published, this is one of only one hundred numbered leatherbound copies signed by all the contributors: #55. Hardcover. Fine in full gold-stamped dark green leather; without dust jacket as issued. SIGNED by Shepard, Salmonson, Shea, Sterling, Kessel and Ligotti. 
Comprises AYMARA by Lucius Shepard (introduced by John Kessel), THE REVELATIONS AND PURSUITS OF TIMITH, SON OF TIMITH by Jessica Amanda Salmonson (with introduction by Thomas Ligotti), and FILL IT WITH REGULAR by Michael Shea (intro by Bruce Sterling.) 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11115 Pelecanos, George DRAMA CITY
(London): Orion, (2005). 0752851926 First U.K. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
Pelecanos (also the writer for HBO's THE WIRE) brings the culture of Washington D.C. to life with hard-boiled poetic prose. This installment features humane society officer Lorenzo Brown trying to help parole officer Rachel Lopez. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11116 Pelecanos, George DRAMA CITY
Tucson, Arizona: Dennis McMillan Publications, 2005. First edition, first printing: one of 200 numbered copies SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket and black slipcase. New in the publisher's shrinkwrap. 
Bound in black brillianta cloth, gilt embossed spine. Dust jacket and interior artwork by Joe Servello. An attractive production of this true first edition that preceded the trade edition. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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11117 Pelecanos, George DRAMA CITY
Tucson, Arizona: Dennis McMillan Publications, 2005. First edition, first printing: one of 104 lettered copies, SIGNED by the author. This is copy KK. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket and publisher's black slipcase. New in the publisher's shrinkwrap. 
Specially bound in quarter morocco with hand-made paper-covered boards. Dust jacket and interior artwork by Joe Servello. Deluxe issue of the true first edition preceding the trade publication. The usual high quality production from Dennis McMillan. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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11118 Pelecanos, George P. DOWN BY THE RIVER WHERE THE DEAD MEN GO
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1995). 0312130562 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Minor crease to the lower corner of the first few leaves, mild crimping to the crown of the spine, else very good plus; lacking the dust jacket. 
A Nick Stefanos mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11119 Pelecanos, George P. HARD REVOLUTION
Boston/New York/London: Little, Brown and Company, (2004). 0316608971 First edition, first printing: Advance reading copy. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
A prelude disclosing the early life of Pelecano's series character, Derek Strange set around the time of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11120 Pelecanos, George P. SHAME THE DEVIL
Tucson, Arizona: Dennis McMillan Publications, (1999). First edition, limited issue: one of 400 numbered, slipcased clothbound copies SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Very fine in gold-stamped black Brillianta cloth, black endpapers with gold embossed devil device; in vivid color-illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Joe Servello, who also produced the interior illustrations; housed in black leatherette slipcase. 
Colorfully produced, SIGNED, limited issue of this contemporary noir offering by the highly touted author of NICK'S TRIP and DOWN BY THE RIVER WHERE THE DEAD MEN GO. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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11121 Pelecanos, George P. HARD REVOLUTION
Tucson, AZ: Dennis McMillan Publications, 2004. First edition, limited edition: one of 300 numbered copies SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Very fine, in red brillianta cloth; in illustrated dust jacket with full-color wraparound jacket painting by Joe Servello; housed in textured black paper-over-boards slipcase. 
"Looks back at the early life of Derek Strange, hero of four previous books [and] takes place in the weeks previous to and the days immediately after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr."--Booklist. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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11122 Pelecanos, George P. THE SWEET FOREVER
Boston: Little, Brown and Company. (1998). 0316691097 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to a special bound-in sheet. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-illustrated dust jacket. 

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11123 Pellegrino, Charles FLYING TO VALHALLA
New York: An AvoNova Book/William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1993). 0688125069 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Vincent DiFate. 
After inventing the first interstellar drive, man sets out in search of new worlds for the first time. But, the leader of the first expedition may be insane. From the author of the article in "Omni" that inspired JURASSIC PARK. With an afterword. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11124 Pelletier, Cathie THE WEIGHT OF WINTER
(New York): Viking, (1991). 0670840904 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip, glossy author photo, and information sheet laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration features a painting: ''The Old Oaken Bucket, The Last,'' by Grandma Moses. 
THE WEIGHT OF WINTER is the concluding volume of her trilogy set the backwoods northern Maine town of Mattagash--the first first two novels (THE FUNERAL MAKERS and ONCE UPON A TIME ON THE BANKS) were critically well-received. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11125 Pemberton, Clive THE WEIRD O' IT
Seattle: Midnight House, 2000. 0967515777 First edition, first printing. One of a limited numbered edition of 450 copies. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Unopened in the publisher's shrinkwrap. 
Originally published in 1906, and now quite rare--this expanded edition features a previously uncollected tale, "The Mark of the Beast." An attractive publication of Pemberton's eleven macabre tales with an informative introduction by John Pelan. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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11126 Pemberton, Margaret GUILTY SECRET
New York: St. Martin's, (1979). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Bumped lower corner tips, shelfwear to lower edges, else very good in a dust jacket that is very good plus. 

Price: 10.00 USD
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11127 Pemberton, Victor DOCTOR WHO: FURY FROM THE DEEP
London: W.H. Allen, 1986. 0491036523 First edition, first printing. Based on the BBC television serial by Victor Pemberton by arrangement with the British Broadcasting Corporation. Hardcover. Fine, in laminated pictorial boards; no dust jacket, as issued. ''A Classic Adventure of the Second Doctor! Now a Bumper Volume!'' Somewhat scarce. 
In the dark uncharted depths of the North Sea, something has lurked for centuries, and now several rig crews have mysteriously vanished. Soon, the Doctor, Jamie and Victoria find themselves at the mercy of the deadliest foe they have ever encountered. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11128 Pena, Hector POEMAS DE TIERRA Y FLORES
Los Angeles, California: Frontera Press, 1976. First edition: Paperbound original. Very minor stain to the rear cover, else near fine in staple-bound, stiff marble-textured wraps, 
Warmly inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the front endpaper. Nineteen poems in the original Spanish, enhanced with drawings by Sandra Hernandez. 27 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11129 Pendleton, Don COPP FOR HIRE
New York: Donald I. Fine, (1987). 1556110642 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A novel by the creator of the EXECUTIONER series. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11130 Penman, Sharon Kay CRUEL AS THE GRAVE: A Medieval Mystery
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1998). 0805056084 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Justin de Quincy, a medieval private investigator, now has two mysteries to solve, one involving the common folk and the other surrounding John, who plots to gain the English throne by forging an alliance with the French king."--School Library Journal. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11131 Penn, John DEADLY SICKNESS
New York: Scribner's, (1985). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with a spot of rubbing to the spine. 
A mystery by the author of MORTAL TERM. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11132 Penn, John BARREN REVENGE
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Auckland: A Crime Club Book/Doubleday, (1990). 0385265344 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in black binding with red spine titles; in a nearly fine dust jacket. 
A series of unrelated petty crimes culminates in the murder of Judge Sir Leo Farling's houseman in his Cotswold mansion. Could revenge be the motive and Sir Leo the target? Detective-Superintendent George Thorne of the Thames Valley Police is called in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11133 Pennock, J. Roland & Chapman, John W., editors MARXISM
New York and London: New York University Press, 1983. 0814765866 First edition. Hardcover. High-lighting throughout tenth essay, else near fine in hunter green cloth with gilt titles, rules, and devices to front cover and spine; in a like dust jacket with fading to the spine. 
The 26th volume in the NOMOS series. Includes contributions by 13 different scholars who focus centrally on Marx the thinker without neglecting more recent developments of Marxist thought. 342 pages; notes, bibliography, index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11134 Pentecost, Hugh TIME OF TERROR
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1975). First edition. Hardcover. Light foxing to the top page edges, lightly bumped lower corner tips, else very good in a very good dust jacket with shelfwear. 
A Pierre Chambrun mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11135 Pentecost, Hugh HONEYMOON WITH DEATH
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1975). 0396072127 First edition. Hardcover. Tape shadows to the front paste down, else very good in a very good dust jacket with shelfwear to the edges. 
A Julian Quist mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11136 Pentecost, Hugh HONEYMOON WITH DEATH
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1975). 0396072127 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows some very mild rubbing. 
A Julian Quist mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11137 Pentecost, Hugh DEATH AFTER BREAKFAST
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1978). First edition. Hardcover. Light staining to top page edges, else very good plus in a very good dust jacket with shelfwear and short tears to the edges. 
A Pierre Chambrum mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11138 Pentecost, Hugh WITH INTENT TO KILL
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1982). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with rubbing to the front cover and light shelfwear to the edges. 
A Pierre Chambrun mystery. Review copy with slip laid in. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11139 Pentecost, Hugh THE SUBSTITUTE VICTIM
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1984). First edition. Hardcover. Faint stain to the top page edges, else a near fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with a short edge tear and shelfwear to the edges. 
A Julian Quist novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11140 Pentecost, Hugh REMEMBER TO KILL ME
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1984). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with shelfwear and a couple of short tears to the edges. 
A Pierre Chambrum mystery. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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11141 Pentecost, Hugh MURDER GOES ROUND AND ROUND
New York: Dodd Mead & Company, (1988). 0396089526 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows one very short closed edge tear and a corresponding light crease to lower front panel. 
A Pierre Chambrun mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11142 Pentecost, Hugh PATTERN FOR TERROR
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., (1990). 0881845191 Second printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
An Uncle George mystery novel. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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11143 Penzler, Otto and Cook, Thomas H., editors BEST AMERICAN CRIME WRITING 2004
New York: Pantheon Books, (2004). 0375421653 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in black over mustard boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
Introduced by Joseph Wambaugh, this collection of the 20 best in crime journalism includes such authors as James Ellroy, Charles Bowden, Mark Bowden, Scott Turow, Clara Bingham, Pat Jordan, and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11144 Penzler, Otto; editor MURDER IN THE ROUGH
New York/Boston: Mysterious Press, (2006). 0892960175 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
An original anthology, showcasing golf--the fourth entry in Penzler's sports crime series. Features stories by Lawrence Block, Simon Brett, Ken Bruen, Jonathan Gash, H.R.F. Keating, Ian Rankin, John Sandford, William G. Tapply, and others. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11145 Peper, George GOLF COURSES OF THE PGA TOUR
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., (1986). 0810909944 First edition, first printing. Large quarto. Hardcover. Fine in photo-pictorial dust jacket. Lavishly illustrated in color with special photos by the three of golf's top photographers and 42 original oil paintings depicting each of the major tour courses. 
A comprensive "tour" of the tour written by the editor of GOLF magazine; with instructional tips from golf greats, and complete scoring records for every tour course. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11146 Percy, Walker THE MOVIEGOER
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1961. 0394437039 Reprint. Hardcover. Faint discoloration to endsheets, else fine, in rose cloth shelfback--lettered in gilt and with black illustrative device--over jade boards stamped with same black decorative device, pale jade top-edge tint; in a lightly edgeworn, near fine dust jacket. 
Percy's National Book Award-winning debut. Scarce in hardcover. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11147 Peretti, Frank THE OATH
Dallas/London/Vancouver/Melbourne: Word Publishing, (1995). 0849911788 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in a fine dust jacket. 
Something evil is at work in Hyde River, an old mining town deep in the mountains. Its latest victim, nature photographer Cliff Benson, was brutally killed while camping, and his wife Evelyn has been driven nearly mad by what she saw. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11148 Perez-Reverte, Arturo THE SUN OVER BREDA
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2007). 0399153837 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The third translated volume in the former war correspondent and acclaimed Spanish novelist's Captain Alatriste series. This installment focuses on the Spaniards' siege of the fortified rebel city of Breda. "Factually sound and vividly imagined."--PW. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11149 Perkel, Robert L. and Wender, Richard C., guest editors PRIMARY CARE: Clinics In Office Practice, Models Of Ambulatory Care
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: W.B. Saunders Company, 1996. Hardcover. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. Red foil lettering on creamy tan boards. 
Volume 23, Number 1, March 1996. 202 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11150 Perkins, Lucy Fitch, narrated and illustrated by MR. CHICK, HIS TRAVELS AND ADVENTURES
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1926. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very close to fine, with just a hint of wear at the extremities, a suggestion of darkening (soiling?) to orange cloth covers; with full-color paste-on illustration to front; no dust jacket. Oblong quarto. 
Perkins' enchanting, Dickensian tale of Mr. Chick, an orphan artist who makes toys and plays the fiddle. Text on versos, soft pencil drawings on facing rectos throughout. The Indiana-born author and artist is best known for her series of Twins books. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11151 Perkins, Wilder HOARE AND THE MATTER OF TREASON
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 031227291X First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in color illustrated glossy wraps. 
The third adventure featuring Bartholomew Hoare is set on land where Hoare is on course to discover the identity of a traitor in the high levels of the Admiralty. Published posthumously, this marks the final book in the trilogy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11152 Perle, Ruth Lerner I WANT TO WIN
Middletown, Connecticut: Kroha Associates/The Walt Disney Company, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in pictorial boards without dust jacket, as issued. 
A picture book featuring Minnie Mouse and her friends in softball team tryouts. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11153 Perlman, Elliot THE REASONS I WON'T BE COMING: Stories
New York: Riverhead Books/A Member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., (2005). 1573223212 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Nine stories, first published in Perlman's native Australia in 2000, from the author of SEVEN TYPES OF AMBIGUITY. "These stories are love letters, really, and their protagonist, we come to learn, is none other than the human heart."--John McNally. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11154 Perlman, Elliot SEVEN TYPES OF AMBIGUITY
New York: Riverhead Books/A Member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2004. 157322281X Reprint of the U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in a like dust jacket. 
"A colossal achievement, a complicated, driven marathon of a book...the opening section is a tour de force...at the end, in a comprehensive, an almost Shakespearian way, Perlman picks up every loose thread and knots it."--The Observer. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11155 Perowne, Barry RAFFLES REVISITED : New Adventures Of A Famous Gentleman Crook
New York: Harper and Row, (1974). 0060133147 First edition. Introduction by Otto Penzler. Hardcover. A few pages lightly damp riffled, spine gilt rubbed, else near fine in black cloth over decorated boards, in a dust jacket that is faintly age-toned, shelfworn, with a closed edge tear and attendant light crease to rear panel, crease to rear flap. 
New exploits for Hornung's elegant thief in these yarns drawn from ELLERY QUEEN'S MYSTERY, THE SAINT, and JOHN BULL magazines. Jacket design by Richard Rosenblum, who has also done the charming endpaper decorations, interior b&w plates, and headpieces. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11156 Perrin, M. Jean BROWNIAN MOVEMENT AND MOLECULAR REALITY
London: Taylor and Francis, 1910. B00085V4YS Reprint: Facsimile edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in plain grey cloth, titled in gilt to the front cover; without dust jacket, as issued. 93 pages. Illustrated. 
Facsimile issue of the original edition translated from the ANNALES DE CHIMIE ET DE PHYSIQUE, 8me Series; September 1909 by F. Soddy. Perrin, who received the 1926 Nobel Prize in physics, introduces the concept of Avogadro's number, etc. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11157 Perry, Anne BUCKINGHAM PALACE GARDENS
New York: Ballantine Books, (2008). 0345469313 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The detecting and diplomatic skills of Thomas Pitt, now assigned to the Special Branch, are tested as never before in bestseller Perry's solid 25th novel to feature the Victorian sleuth. A corpse is found after a stag party in Buckingham Palace. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11158 Perry, Anne AT SOME DISPUTED BARRICADE
New York: Ballantine Books, (2007). 9780345456588 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
The fourth installment in the Edgar Award winning author's acclaimed thriller series chronicling the Reavley family during World War I. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11159 Perry, Anne A CHRISTMAS BEGINNING
New York: Ballantine Books, (2007). 0345485823 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
London policeman Runcorn employs his bare-knuckle investigative skills in the case of the murder of the town vicar's lively single sister. Set on a lonely Welsh island at Christmas. 
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11160 Perry, Anne AT SOME DISPUTED BARRICADE
New York: Ballantine Books, (2007). 0345456580 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The fourth installment in the Edgar Award winning author's acclaimed thriller series chronicling the Reavley family during World War I. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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11161 Perry, Anne WE SHALL NOT SLEEP
New York: Ballantine Books, (2007). 0345456602 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"The depth and passion of Perry's fifth and final volume in her acclaimed World War I series won't disappoint readers. Perry neatly and satisfactorily ties up all the loose ends from the preceding novels."--PW. 
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11162 Perry, Anne LONG SPOON LANE
New York: Ballantine Books, (2005). 0345469275 First U.S. edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A NEW BOOK! 
The sequel to SEVEN DIALS featuring Thomas Pitt of Special Branch and his clever wife Charlotte. "Perry's historical mysteries suggestively peel away layers of Victorian respectability."--NY Times. 
Price: 25.95 USD
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11163 Perry, Anne TRAITORS GATE
New York: Fawcett Columbine, (1995). 0449906345 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Victorian mystery featuring Police Superintendent Thomas Pitt and his wife Charlotte by the author of HALF MOON STREET. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11164 Perry, Anne TRAITORS GATE
New York: Fawcett Columbine, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Victorian mystery. SIGNED by Perry on the title-page. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11165 Perry, Anne WEIGHED IN THE BALANCE
New York: Fawcett Columbine, (1996). 0449910784 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
"Few mystery writers this side of Arthur Conan Doyle can evoke Victorian London with such relish for detail and mood."--San Francisco Chronicle. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11166 Perry, Anne ASHWORTH HALL
New York: Fawcett Columbine, (1997). 0449908445 Book club edition. Hardcover. All four corner tips lightly bumped, else near fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
SIGNED by Perry to the title-page. A Thomas and Charlotte Pitt mystery involving divorce scandals and Irish home-rule in Victorian England. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11167 Perry, E. Caswell and Parcher, Carroll W. GLENDALE AREA HISTORY
Glendale, California: Eric Schneirsohn/Xanadu Galleries, 1981. B0006XUJE8 Second edition. Limited edition No. 20. Inscribed to a patron and SIGNED by the author, Carroll W. Parcher--son of the first mayor of Glendale. Hardcover. About near fine: mild spine slant, spotting to page edges, bumping to one upper corner tip; in black, pebbled cloth, with gilt titles and decoration; no dust jacket. 
Quarto. This history is packed with color and b&w photographs and divided into sections on: the Spanish period and early history; Glendale government; community organizations, company and institutional histories. 222 pages, including index. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11168 Perry, George and Aldridge, Alan THE PENGUIN BOOK OF COMICS
Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, (1971). First revised edition. Hardcover. Slightly splayed boards, mild age-toning as expected, else near fine; in an illustrated dust jacket with wear and nicks to spine head, tiny closed edge tears to upper edge front panel; age-toning, 2cm tear with attendant creasing to upper edge rear panel. 
Title page SIGNED and inscribed (with drawings!) by artist Alan Aldridge to his friend Bernie Taupin, lyricist for Elton John, for whom Aldridge designed album covers. Bernie Taupin's ownership seal appears on the front endpaper. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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11169 Perry, H. Mitchell, Jr. and Smith, W. McFate, editors MILD HYPERTENSION: To Treat or Not to Treat
New York, New York: The New York Academy of Sciences, 1978. 0809720592 First edition. Trade paperbound. Some minor stains to the upper and fore page-edge pages; two creases to the rear cover which are tape-reinforced to the inside, covers slightly rubbed, else very good in deep blue wraps. 
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Volume 304. This work contains a series of papers from the conference entitled "Conference on Mild Hypertension." 485 pages including a subject index. Illustrated with tables, graphs and charts. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11170 Perry, Mary Elizabeth CRIME AND SOCIETY IN EARLY MODERN SEVILLE
Hanover, New Hampshire and London, England: University Press of New England, (1980). 0874511771 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Red remainder stripe to lower page edges at spine, else about near fine, in plum cloth with gilt spine stamping; in a very good plus, lightly worn and rubbed, mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 298 pages, including index. Illustrated. 
Explores the relationship between a criminal subculture--beggars, cripples, vagabonds, prostitutes, petty thieves, travelling players--and "respectable" society in a city that rose and later declined in importance with the Hapsburg's Spanish empire. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11171 Perry, Ritchie A HARD MAN TO KILL
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1973. 0395172047 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a nearly fine dust jacket with minor shelfwear. 
Published in the UK as NOWHERE MAN, this is the second adventure thriller featuring Philis, who works for Pawson, his boss in the top-secret government agency SR 2. A HARDMAN TO KILL is considered one of the better books in the series. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11172 Perry, Ritchie BISHOP'S PAWN
New York: Pantheon, (1979). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Light tanning to the pages, else near fine in a near fine dust jacket. 

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11173 Perry, Ritchie KOLWEZI
Garden City, New York: The Crime Club/Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1985. 0385230044 First edition; issued by The Crime Club. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
The eleventh mystery featuring British secret service agent Philis. When Philis goes after a playboy assassin, he brings an adult movie actress as bait and begins a trans-global game of cat-and-mouse that ends in a tiny Zaire village. 
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11174 Perry, Steve THE MACHIAVELLI INTERFACE
New York: Ace Books, (1986). 0441513565 First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Very fine, an unread, as-new copy, in illustrated wraps with stylish cover art by Richard Berry. 
A Matador novel from the author of ALBINO KNIFE and THE MAN WHO NEVER MISSED. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11175 Perry, Steve THE ALBINO KNIFE
New York: Ace Books, (1991). 0441013910 First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Mild corner crease to rear cover, else a nearly fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps. Striking cover art by Royo depicts the ice-queenly title character. 
Entry in Perry's "Matador" series of high octane sf pulp. "Planet Stories-style adventure with a touch of the Shadow thrown in."--SF Review. This installment introduces "an Albino exotic bred for her sensuous beauty--but trained in the deadly arts." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11176 Perry, Thomas SHADOW WOMAN
New York: Random House, (1997). 0679453024 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the title page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Jane Whitefield, who helps people in trouble disappear from one life and establish a new identity, is hired by a Las Vegas gambling casino executive running from contract killers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11177 Perry, Thomas PURSUIT
New York: Random House, (2002). 0679453067 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"A master of nail-biting suspense" (Los Angeles Times) delivers a brilliant thriller in which two expert killers square off. 
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11178 Perry, Thomas DEATH BENEFITS
New York: Random House, (2001). 0679453059 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The eleventh thriller by the Edgar Award-winning author of BUTCHER'S BOY begins with a fraudulent insurance investigation in the Los Angeles area and ends revealing a large-scale conspiracy in a small town in New Hampshire. 
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11179 Perry, Thomas VANISHING ACT
New York: Random House, (1995). 0679435360 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket with photograph by Barnaby Hall. 
An unexpected guest draws Native American guide Jane Whitefield into an adventure of mystery, love and vengeance, and propels her pursuit into the streets of L.A. and Vancouver. The first Whitfield book from the Edgar-winning author of BUTCHER'S BOY. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11180 Perry, Thomas THE BUTCHER'S BOY
New York: Charter Books, (1983). 0441089526 Second printing thus: a mass market paperback. Pages age-toned, else an about near fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps that show some light edgewear. 
The author's highly regarded debut and winner of the 1983 Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award for the Best First Novel by an American author. Inscribed and SIGNED by Perry to the title-page. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11181 Perry, Thomas BLOOD MONEY
New York: Random House, (1999). 0679453040 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Jane Whitefield takes on the mafia, and its money. "Thomas Perry just keeps getting better."--Tony Hillerman. 
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11182 Perry, Thomas SLEEPING DOGS
New York: Random House, (1992). 0679741569 First U.S. edition, first printing. Proof. Nearly fine in black linen over textured cream boards with gilt titles to the front cover and spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
Edgar Award-winning author's fifth mystery, A novel with "Full-throttle action, razor-sharp dialogue, white knuckle suspense, deftly drawn secondary characters and a cold blooded professional killer" that readers nonetheless have empathy for. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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11183 Perry, Thomas SLEEPING DOGS
New York: Random House, (1992). 0679741569 First U.S. edition: Advance Reading Copy. Correction slip and publisher's newsletter laid in. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
Edgar Award-winning author's fifth mystery, A novel with "Full-throttle action, razor-sharp dialogue, white knuckle suspense, deftly drawn secondary characters and a cold blooded professional killer" that readers nonetheless have empathy for. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11184 Perry, Thomas DEAD AIM
New York: Random House, (2002). 1400060036 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
By the Edgar Award-winning, Southern California author of THE BUTCHER'S BOY. Robert Mallon's quiet existence in affluent Santa Barbara is shattered with a random encounter on the beach which leads him into a dark world of vengeance and hatred. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11185 Perry, Thomas SILENCE
Orlando/Austin/New York/San Diego/Toronto/London: Harcourt, Inc., (2007). 015101289X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Edgar Award-winner delivers an intelligent, literate thriller featuring Jack Till, a retired LAPD detective turned PI. Jack is called our of lax-work ethics to aid a woman in hiding. Trademark Perry cat-and-mouse suspense. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11186 Perry, Thomas ISLAND
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1987). 0399133275 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the title page. Hardcover. Pages slightly age-toned as usual, near fine; in a near fine dust jacket with very short tears to the shelf-edges, and minor scratches to the rear panel. 
A group of 20th Century buccaneers wash up on a tiny island in the Caribbean and turn it into a multinational cash machine...and that's when the shooting starts. By the author of THE BUTCHER'S BOY. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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11187 Perry, Thomas METZGER'S DOG
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1983). 0684179482 First edition, third printing. Hardcover. Near fine; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Comic thriller by the author of the Edgar Award--winning THE BUTCHER'S BOY. "I read METZGER'S DOG at one sitting, taking my time and savoring every word, and there was not a moment when Iíd have rather been doing something else."--Lawrence Block. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11188 Perry, Will THE KREMLIN WATCHER
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1978). First edition, Hardcover. Lightly bumped shelf edges, else a near fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with rubbing to the panels and a small crease to the rear panel. 

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11189 Persons, Terri BLIND SPOT
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Auckland: Doubleday, (2007). 0385518692 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In this debut thriller with ghostly undercurrents, FBI Agent Bernadette Saint Clare is introduced with the power to see through the eyes of a serial killer. She tries to advance her career from a basement office in St. Paul. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11190 Perutz, Kathrin REIGNING PASSIONS
Philadelphia and New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1978). First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in a very lightly age-toned dust jacket that shows some minor edgewear. Jacket art reproduces JUDITH I by Gustav Klimt. 
Imaginative speculation on the life and times of Austrian aristocrat Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, the man who was to give his name to masochism. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11191 Pesic, Peter LABYRINTH: A Search for the Hidden Meaning of Science
Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England: The MIT Press, (2000). 0262161907 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in teal cloth over aqua and lime green boards; in a fine dust jacket. 
Pesic portrays the struggle between science and nature as a game of hide-and-seek and examines its evolution through the lives of William Gilbert, Francois Viete, Francis Bacon, Johannes Kepler, Isaac Newton, and Albert Einstein. 186 pages; notes, index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11192 Pessl, Marisha SPECIAL TOPICS IN CALAMITY PHYSICS
[New York]: Viking, (2006). 067003777X First edition, first printing: Advance Uncorrected Proofs. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
"Dazzling," (People) "Exuberant," (Vogue) "marvelously entertaining," (The Dallas Morning News) Marisha Pesslís mesmerizing debut has critics raving and heralds the arrival of a vibrant new voice in American fiction. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11193 Petaja, Emil AS DREAM AND SHADOW
San Francisco: Sisu, 1972. First edition, limited to 1,000 copies. Hardcover. Fine in silver-stamped turquoise cloth, in illustrated dust jacket that shows some very minor edgewear and toning. A nice copy. 
Volume of poetry by the myth-inspired sf author, founder of the Bokanalia Foundation (in honor of Hannes Bok); with illustrations by Bok. Inscribed and SIGNED by Petaja on the title page. Included are sonnets to Robert E. Howard and H.P. Lovecraft. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11194 Petaja, Emil, compiler and editor THE HANNES BOK MEMORIAL SHOWCASE OF FANTASY ART
San Francisco: Sisu Publishers, (1974). First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Quarto. Trade Paperback. Very good plus in printed, slick wraps that show, necessarily, some age-toning and light edgewear. Preface by Ray Bradbury; Bok bios by Forry Ackerman, Emil Petaja; appreciation of Clark Ashton Smith by Petaja; ''On Fantasy Art'' by Gerry De La Ree. 
Illustrated survey of fantasy art and artists prepared by the Bokanalia Foundation. Artists profiled and/or represented with artwork include Bok, St. John, Finlay, Freas, Fabian, Gaughan, Barr, Greg Bear, many, many more. Color and b&w reproductions. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11195 Peters, Bryan THE BIG H
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1963). First U.S. edition, Hardcover. Light shelfwear to the lower spine edge, else a near fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with light rubbing and shelfwear. 

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11196 Peters, Elizabeth LORD OF THE SILENT
(New York): William Morrow, (2001). 0380978849 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket art by Phil Singer. 
The thirteenth archaeological mystery featuring the witty and daring Amelia Peabody, who in this installment defies German submarines and warring Senussi to solve an Egyptian tomb-hidden murder. 
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11197 Peters, Elizabeth THE GOLDEN ONE
(New York): William Morrow/An Imprint of HarperCollins, (2002). 0380978857 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Amelia Peabody travels to Egypt with her family for a long season of excavation but are derailed by a visit from her unwelcome brother-in-law and news of looting in one of the royal tombs--a crime made more foreboding by the body found at the scene. 
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11198 Peters, Elizabeth LEGEND IN GREEN VELVET
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1976). First edition. Hardcover. Slight lean to spine, else very good plus in a very good plus, price-clipped dust jacket with a couple of short tears. 

Price: 45.00 USD
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11199 Peters, Elizabeth THE COPENHAGEN CONNECTION
New York: Congdon and Lattes, Inc. (1982). 0312921055 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket painting by Charles Geer. 
Standalone exotic romantic suspense from the prolific, bestselling author who began her writing career as Dr. Barbara Mertz, egyptologist, and went on to produce great numbers of popular mystery and romance fiction as Barbara Michaels and as Peters. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11200 Peters, Elizabeth. NIGHT TRAIN TO MEMPHIS
New York: Warner, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

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