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11301 Pinchot, Gifford B. LOKI AND LOON: A Lifetime Affair with the Sea
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1985). First edition. Hardcover. Upper corner tips very very lightly bruised, else a sharp, near fine copy in photo-pictorial dust jacket that exhibits some light wear to the extremities. 
The anecdotal sailing adventures of Giff and Sally Pinchot including voyages to Tahiti and Norway, races to Bermuda, cruises to Maine and Nova Scotia and the Caribbean. Illustrated with color and b&w photographs. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11302 Pinckney, Darryl HIGH COTTON
New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, (1992). 0374169985 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration a detail from ''Dawn in Harlem'' by Winold Reiss and design by Chip Kidd. 
Pinckney's work has appeared in GRANTA and THE NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW OF BOOKS, and was a recipient of a grant from the Guggenheim Foundation. HIGH COTTON, his debut novel, centers on a young African-American man who is searching for his own blackness. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11303 Pinckney, Josephine HILTON HEAD
New York/Toronto: Farrar & Rinehart Inc., (1941)/ First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Light wear, minor darkening to spine crown, a near fine copy in grey cloth with gilt lettering against russet cartouches; in a lightly worn and soiled price-clipped dust jacket with faded, age-darkened spine, chipping to spine ends, nicking to corners. 
First novel from the South Carolina poet who "played a key role in the literary revival that swept through the South after World War I." Her second novel, THREE O'CLOCK DINNER "made her one of America's best known women fiction writers."--B. Bellows. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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11304 Pinder, Frances Dickenson LATE HARVEST: Poems
Richmond, Virginia: The Dietz Press, Incorporated, 1959. B0007IWMLK First edition, first printing. Compiled and with a Foreword by Norwood L. Pinder. Hardcover. Very good plus; in a good only dust jacket, offset, nicked, soiled. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by compiler Pinder, who assembled this memorial volume of his wife's work, thus: In Petal Time; Haunted Sunshine; In Unicorn Coutnry; World War; Through Spring and Summertide; Cycle of War; Belated Harvest; Grey and White Fields. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11305 Pineda, Manuel and Perry, E. Caswell PASADENA AREA HISTORY
Pasadena: James W. Anderson, 1972. B0006CBE9I First edition, first printing. Quarto. 358 pages, plus index. Printed throughout on coated stock. Illustrated. Hardcover. About fine, in tooled cloth binding with gilt titling and emblem; no dust jacket, as issued. Quarto. 358 pages, plus index. Printed throughout on coated stock. Two-column format. Illustrated. 
Massive history of the California city and surrounding area from 1542 to date of publication. Biographical editor, Caskie Norvell II; Historical Consultant, Elmer C. Smith; Production Consultant, John McIntyre; Photographic Consultant, J. Allen Hawkins. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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11306 Pinkerton, Katherine WILDERNESS WIFE
New York: Carrick and Evans, Inc., (1939). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in green cloth with cover titles on a gold panel; in a near fine, lightly shelfworn illustrated dust jacket with several edge tears. 
Katherine Pinkerton's story of life with her husband in the Canadian woods, living in a remote log cabin accessable only by canoe. Her adventures are told with simplicity and humor. A lovely copy of this wilderness classic! 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11307 Piper, Watty, retold by; pictures by Lois Lenski THE LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULD
New York: The Platt & Munk Co., Inc., Publishers, [no date]. Vintage reprint. Illustrated in color and b&w; with full-color doublespread endsheet artwork. Hardcover. A hint of residue and scarring to the half-title--it looks as if a label were removed, else a fine, bright copy in textured red cloth and vivid paste-on illustration; in a lightly worn, spine-end nicked dust jacket with vertical crease to the spine panel. 
Nifty vintage issue of Piper's "I Think I Can" classic, which has been imprinted on the brains of generations of American youngsters. Lenski's striking artwork in b&w and color has attained iconic status. Based on "The Pony Engine" by Mabel C. Bragg. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11308 Pirandello, Luigi MASCHERE NUDE Volume Primo; Volume Secundo
(Verona, Italy): Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, (1967). Two-volume slipcased play collection, constituting Volumes 4 and 5 of OPERE DI LUIGI PIRANDELLO, the six-volume edition of his collected works. Hardcover. Fine: beautifully produced duo, each volume bound in sky-blue cloth with gilt lettering, blue top-edge coloring, ribbon-markers; illustrated dust jackets that show some age-toning, a hint of creasing; housed in near fine, matching illustrated slipcases. 
Massive, chunky, yet elegant two-volume set of the pioneering Italian playwright's works for the stage: V1, 1223 pages; V2, 1376 pages--in Italian; mounted to rear pastedown of V2 is a envelope with a folded sheet with facsimile manuscript pages. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11309 Piraro, Dan BIZARRO AMONG THE SAVAGES: A Relatively Famous Guy's Experiences on the Road with and in the Homes of Strangers
Kansas City: Andrews and McMeel, (1997). 0836221737 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a faintly age-toned, else fine dust jacket. 
Piraro, creator of the comic BIZARRO, "decides to hit the road to promote the latest collection of his strips. The gimmick: Let the fans pay in full for the junket."--Kirkus. "An out-of-control rant by a good-hearted, neurotic nut."--Penn & Teller. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11310 Pirsig, Robert LILA: An Inquiry into Morals
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books, (1991). 0553077376 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"A novel-cum-philosophical tome...Phaedrus, the principal character, is a writer grappling with his latest treatise, the 'metaphysics of Quality."'--Library Journal. From the author of publishing phenomenon ZEN AND THE ART OF MOTORCYCLE MAINTENANCE. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11311 Pisani, Donald J. TO RECLAIM A DIVIDED WEST: Water, Law, and Public Policy 1848-1902
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, (1992). 0826313809 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in aqua-marine linen with silver titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. Royal octavo. 487 pages; 31 photos; bibliography; and index. 
Demand for a plan to solve the water problem in the West came from many sources: the great influx of miners to city-dwellers to agriculturalists. This extensive study examines the problems, various programs and solutions, and government involvement. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11312 Piserchia, Doris SPACELING
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., (1978). First edition, issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Printed with the code I43 on page 244. Hardcover. Nearly fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting of a strange dinosaur-like beast by Richard V. Corben. 
The adventures of an outer-space, female Huckleberry Finn who travels different dimensions one step ahead of a motley group of villains. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11313 Pitchford, J.D. A STUDY OF COST AND DEMAND INFLATION
Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing Company, 1963. First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. A fine copy in green cloth with titles and devices stamped in gilt to the spine; in a very good plus dust jacket with two half-inch tears accompanied by creases to the upper edge. 
The thirty-third book in the Contributions to Economic Analysis series focuses on the study of cost inflation and the possible conflict between price stability and full employment. 167 pages; tables; graphs; equations; appendix; index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11314 Pitt, Barrie THE CRUCIBLE OF WAR: Volume 1: Western Desert 1941; Volume 2: Year of Alamein 1942
London: Jonathan Cape, (1980-1982). 0224017713 First edition, first printings. Two-volume set. Matching brown boards with spine titles on a orange colored panel, map endpapers. Hardcover. Minor fore-edge page stain and slight creasing to the spine ends to the first volume (Western...), else a nearly fine set; in wraparound illustrated dust jackets that reproduce a painting by the author. 
Royal octavo. 506 pages; 478 pages; appendices, notes, and an index. A detailed and highly acclaimed reconstruction of the North Africa campaign, complete in two volumes. The definitive history illustrated with photos, maps, and drawings. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11315 Pittman, Joseph TILTING AT WINDMILLS
New York: Pocket Books, (2001). 0743407377 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Manhattan author's debut novel features Brian Duncan, a successful and trendy public relations man who, shattered by a shocking revelation, leaves life in New York City behind and finds a new life in the Hudson River Valley. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11316 Pizer, Vernon INK, ART., AND ALL THAT: How American Places got Their Names
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, ((1976). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in dust jacket. 
Octavo. Illustrations by Tom Huffman. 126 pages, index of place-names. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11317 Plaidy, Jean THE GOLDSMITH'S WIFE
Chicago: Sears Readers Club, (1950). Reprint. Hardcover. Very good plus in a lightly shelf-worn dust jacket missing a few tiny chips. 

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11318 Plaidy, Jean HERE LIES OUR SOVEREIGN LORD
London: Robert Hale, (1957). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket with tears, some wear and a few pieces missing. 
A volume in the Stuart Saga. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11319 Plaidy, Jean THE QUEEN'S FAVOURITES
London: Robert Hale, (1966). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a very slightly shelf-worn dust jacket. 
A volume in the Stuart Saga. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11320 Plaidy, Jean THE PRINCE AND THE QUAKERESS
London: Robert Hale, (1968). 709103816 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
The fourth volume in the Georgian Saga. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11321 Plaidy, Jean PERDITA'S PRINCE
London: Robert Hale, (1969). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
The sixth volume in the Georgian Saga. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11322 Plaidy, Jean THE WANDERING PRINCE
London: Robert Hale, (1969). 709108559 Reprint. Hardcover. Near fine in a very good dust jacket that has some insect nibbling. 
A volume in the Stuart Saga. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11323 Plaidy, Jean INDISCRETIONS OF THE QUEEN
London: Robert Hale, (1970). First edition. Hardcover. Tiny bump to lower corner tip else fine in dust jacket. 
The eighth volume in the Georgian Saga. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11324 Plaidy, Jean SWEET LASS OF RICHMOND HILL
London: Robert Hale, (1970). Reprint. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
A volume in the Georgian Saga. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11325 Plaidy, Jean THE SPANISH BRIDEGROOM
New York: G.P. Putnam's, (1971). 0399107614 Book club edition. Hardcover. Very good only, corner tips bumped, mild spine slant; in a lightly rubbed and edgeworn dust jacket. 

Price: 10.00 USD
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11326 Plaidy, Jean GODDESS OF THE GREEN ROOM
London: Robert Hale, (1971). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a lightly shelf-worn dust jacket. 
The tenth volume in the Georgian Saga. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11327 Plaidy, Jean THE QUEEN'S HUSBAND
London: Robert Hale, (1973). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
The third volume in the Queen Victoria Series. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11328 Plaidy, Jean THE GOLDSMITH'S WIFE
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1974). 0499113517 Reissue. Hardcover. Bookplate to the front endpaper, page edges mildly soiled, gilt spine lettering tarnished, else a very good plus copy; in an illustrated dust jacket that displays some rubbing, modest shelfwear, and minor age-toning. 
This edition incorrectly states "First American Edition" on the copyright page--there is a previous U.S. edition. "A novel of the golden beauty who became the favorite mistress of England's King Edward IV."--publisher's blurb. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11329 Plaidy, Jean THE GOLDSMITH'S WIFE
New York: G.P. Putnam's, (1974). Reissue. Hardcover. Top edge stain else very good plus in lightly worn dust jacket. 
This edition states 'First American Edition' which is incorrect as there is a previous American edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11330 Plaidy, Jean THE PRINCE AND THE QUAKERESS
London: Robert Hale, (1975). 709103816 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket. 
The fourth volume in the Georgian Saga. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11331 Plaidy, Jean BEYOND THE BLUE MOUNTAINS
New York: G.P. Putnam's, (1975). 0399115994 Reissue. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

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11332 Plaidy, Jean THE WIDOW OF WINDSOR
London: The Book Club, 1975. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine (no dust wrapper). 
The fourth and final volume of the Queen Victoria Series. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11333 Plaidy, Jean THE WIDOW OF WINDSOR
London: The Book Club, 1975. Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine, in bright crimson marbled boards lettered in gilt to the spine; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Gareth Floyd. 
Spiffy little book club reprint of the concluding volume of Plaidy's quartet of historical novels about Queen Victoria. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11334 Plaidy, Jean THE CAPTIVE OF KENSINGTON PALACE
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1976). 0399118519 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in pale-green cloth with spine titles gilt; in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with some light shelfwear and rubbing. 
The first volume in the Queen Victoria Series. Text decorations by B.S. Biro. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11335 Plaidy, Jean LIGHT ON LUCREZIA
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1976). 0399117237 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Mild soiling to the top page edges, else a near fine copy; in a lightly shelfworn and rubbed illustrated dust jacket. 
A volume in the Lucrezia Borgia series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11336 Plaidy, Jean THE REGENT'S DAUGHTER
London: Robert Hale, (1978). 0709117248 Reprint. Hardcover. A near fine copy in maroon boards with spine titles gilt; in an illustrated dust jacket with design by Philip Gough. 
Text decorations by Biro. The ninth volume in the Georgian Saga. "Impeccably researched. A full-length character study."--Evening Standard. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11337 Plaidy, Jean SWEET LASS OF RICHMOND HILL
London: Robert Hale, (1978). Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket. 
A volume in the Georgian Saga. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11338 Plaidy, Jean THE PLANTAGENET PRELUDE
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1980). 0399124489 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Minor soiling to the page edges, else near fine; in mildly rubbed and age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 
The first volume in the Plantagenet Saga featuring Eleanor of Acquitaine and her husband, King Louis of France. Eleanor was the epitome of the saying, "Behind every successful man is a strong woman." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11339 Plaidy, Jean THE WANDERING PRINCE
London: Robert Hale, (1982). 0399108505 Reprint. Hardcover. A pair of minor bumps to the upper edge, else near fine in gilt-stamped burgundy cloth; in a pictorial dust jacket that is substantially nibbled to the extremities. 
A volume in the Stuart Saga. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11340 Plaidy, Jean THE WIDOW OF WINDOR
London: Robert Hale, (1983). Reprint. Hardcover. Light damage to the rear endpaper otherwise fine in dust jacket. 
The fourth and final volume in the Queen Victoria Series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11341 Plaidy, Jean THE PRINCE AND THE QUAKERESS
New York: G.P. Putnam's, (1986). 0399131914 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
The fourth volume in the Georgian Saga. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11342 Plaidy, Jean PERDITA'S PRINCE
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1987). 0399133070 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Remainder mark to the lower page edges, heel of the spine lightly crushed, tiny specks to the page fore-edges, textblock tanned (as usual), else near fine; in an age-toned and lightly rubbed illustrated dust jacket. 
The sixth volume in the Georgian Saga. Jacket painting and design by Philip Gough. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11343 Plaidy, Jean SWEET LASS OF RICHMOND HILL
New York: G.P. Putnam's, (1988). 0399133623 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A sharp, bright, fine copy in an illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Philip Gough. 
A volume in the Georgian Saga. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11344 Plaidy, Jean SWEET LASS OF RICHMOND HILL
New York: G.P. Putnam's, (1988). 0399133623 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. A fine, bright copy in an illustrated dust jacket with just a hint of age-toning. 
A volume in the Georgian Saga. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11345 Plaidy, Jean HENDRIK VIII: En Katharine Parr
Laren N.H. Uitgeverij Luitingh, circa 1950s. 902450502X Dutch edition. Hardcover. Minor page edge soiling, else near fine in red cloth with gilt titles, rules and designs to the spine; in a very good plus dust jacket with very short edge tears with accompanying creases and rubbing at the shelf edges. 
Translated into the Dutch by N.G. Hazelhoff from the original title: THE SIXTH WIFE. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11346 Plaidy, Jean THE REVOLT OF THE EAGLETS
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1980). o399124950 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild soiling to page edges, an upper corner tip lightly bruised, thus near fine; in an age-toned, lightly edge-worn, near fine dust jacket that shows a few tiny tiny nicks. 
The second book in the Plantagenet Saga. Thomas Becket had been murdered and the whole of Christendom accused Henry Plantagenet of the murder. Henry was at the height of his powers but beset by frustration, most of which came from his own family. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11347 Plaidy, Jean THE FOLLIES OF THE KING
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1982). 0399126902 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, with mild soiling to page edges; in black boards with gilt spine titles; in an age-toned, near fine dust jacket with two tiny nicks to interior of spine panel. 
The eighth book in the Plantagenet Saga centers around the rulers of Gaveston and the planned revenge of the spurned Queen Isabella against King Edward the Second. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11348 Plaidy, Jean THE QUEEN'S SECRET
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1990). 0399135316 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in a lightly age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Historical novel of Katherine of Valois--daughter of one king, wife to another, and mother of a third--who changed the course of history simply by falling in love. The seventh book in the Queens of England series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11349 Plaidy, Jean BEYOND THE BLUE MOUNTAINS
New York and London: D. Appleton-Century Company, Inc., (1947). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Attractive bookplate to the front endpaper, top page edges show a few minor drops of stain, else near fine in beige composition boards with blue titles and decoration; in a mildly age-toned, else near fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Eleanor Alice Burford was a British author of about 200 historical novels, most of them under the pen name Jean Plaidy. The first title published as Jean Plaidy, BEYOND THE BLUE MOUNTAINS graphically chronicles the lives of three generations of women. 
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11350 Planck, Max MAX PLANCK: A Bibliography of His Non-Technical Writings
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1977. First edition. Trade Paperback. Former owner's embossed ownership seal to the front endpaper, a few red ink marginal tick-marks, else a near fine copy in orange wraps. 
Trade paperback. Like many German professors of his generation, Planck thought of himself not only as a purveyor and enlarger of his science, but also as a representative of national culture. This bibliography was compiled by Henry Lowood. 69 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11351 Platt, Charles PLANET OF THE VOLES
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1971). 0399106383 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in orange cloth with black lettering and publisher's emblem; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with a hint of age-toning, mild wear, and one tiny, narrow chip to lower front panel. Jacket painting by Paul Lehr. 
Space opera by the U.K.-born author of GARBAGE WORLD and THE CITY DWELLERS. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11352 Platt, Charles TWILIGHT OF THE CITY: A Novel of the Near Future
New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., (1977). 0025976206 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very mild age-toning to the pages, else fine; in a lightly age-toned dust jacket with a hint of edgewear. A nice copy. 
Revised U.S. issue of 1970's THE CITY DWELLERS, "a substantial near-future look at the death of New York and of a crisis-ridden USA surrounding it."--Clute and Nicholls. Platt assumed the editorship of NEW WORLDS when Michael Moorcock stepped down. 
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11353 Platt, Kin BODY BEAUTIFUL MURDER
New York: Random House, (1976). First edition. Hardcover. Tanning to pages, fading to top page edges, else very good plus in a near fine dust jacket. 
A Max Roper mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11354 Platt, Kin CROCKER
New York: J.B. Lippincott, (1983). 0397320264 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in plum colored boards with silver spine titles; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Judy Glasser. 
"Between breakfast and her first class one February morning, studious, sensible Dorothy finds herself head over heels in love with alarming unpredictable Crocker." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11355 Platt, Kin THE TERRIBLE LOVE LIFE OF DUDLEY CORNFLOWER
Scarsdale, New York: Bradbury Press, (1976). 0878881085 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild spine slant, soiling to page edges, thus very good plus, in red cloth with black spine titles; in a faintly age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket with artwork by David Chestnutt. 
Dated, inscribed, SIGNED by the author to the front end sheet thus "For...and some randy memories" Dudley is a young man preoccupied with the basic questions of life, the vaster problems of philosophy, and girls. Platt won an Edgar for SINBAD AND ME. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11356 Plessen, Elisabeth & Michael Mann(editors). Translated from the German by:Hunter and Hildegarde Han KATIA MANN:UNWRITTEN MEMORIES
New York: Knopf, 1975. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 

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11357 Plotnick, Louis and Kevin M. McCrane FUNDAMENTALS FOR PROFIT IN UNDERVALUED STOCKS
New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, (1964). First edition. Hardcover. Ownership address label on the front endpaper: the upper spine bumped leaving a horizontal crease, and some rubbing to the lower shelf-edges, otherwise a very good copy without dust jacket. 
Quarto. 208 pages with an appendix and index. Maroon hardcover with silver cover and spine lettering. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11358 Plowright, Teresa DREAMS OF AN UNSEEN PLANET
New York: Arbor House, (1986). 0877958637 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild crimp to heel of spine, thus near fine in black-over-red boards with white titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with minor soiling and light puckering of the plastic coating to the rear panel. 
The Canadian author's debut novel is set on the Ventura space colony where the educated elite try to save the Earth from ecological and militaristic doom, and set up an ideal society. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11359 Plum-Ucci, Carol THE SHE
Orlando/Austin/New York/San Diego/Toronto/London: Harcourt, Inc., (2003). 0152168192 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
The Edgar Allan Poe nominee's "uncanny ability to intertwine myth and reality once again has created a haunting, fast-paced mystery that is perfectly pitched to captivate her growing teen market."--Harcourt. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11360 Plumb, Charles TOWARD THE SUN: THREE POEMS
London: Parry Jackman, (1956). First edition, limited edition: though the limitation is stated as 150, our copy is numbered 212, and is inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Very good, in gilt-stamped leather shelfback over blue cloth covers: there is a good deal of flecking to both covers and an insect hole to the rear-cover leather. 
Three longish poems with illustrations by John Peppiatt. "There is a quiet, sustained, and noble strength in all of them which is truly imposing...his ideas ascend vertically with unhurried strength like a mountain."--Roy Campbell, from his introduction. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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11361 Plutarch; translated by John Dryden SELECTED LIVES: From the Parallel Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, (1982). Reprint. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full brown faux-leather, with gilt stamping, hubbed spine, all edges gilt; no dust jacket, as issued. Illustrations are facsimiles from the 1676 edition of Plutarch's LIVES published by George Sawbridge, London. 
The biographies included in this selection from Plutarch's classic are of Theseus, Romulus, Lycurgus, Numa Pompilus, Pericles, Fabius Maximus, Alcibiades, Coriolanus, Alexander, Julius Caesar, Demosthenes, Cicero. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11362 Poate, Ernest M. PLEDGED TO THE DEAD: A Detective Story
New York: A.L. Burt Company Publishers, (1925). Early reprint. Hardcover. Very small area of rubbing to the center of the front cover, else fine in green cloth lettered in gilt; in an illustrated dust jacket that is very lightly nicked, and shows tiny edge tears and faint creases. Superb period jacket art. 
Evelyn Armitage has disappeared, just after her Uncle died and now Dr. Dunn has nearly lost his practice, and everything else he holds dear. Poate draws from his own experiences as a "Medico-Criminologist," having worked at Bellevue in New York City. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11363 Podrug, Junius FROST OF HEAVEN
(London): Headline, (1992). First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11364 Poe, Edgar Allan THE COMPLETE TALES OF MYSTERY AND IMAGINATION; THE NARRATIVE OF ARTHUR GORDON PYM; THE RAVEN AND OTHER POEMS
(London): Peerage Books, (1985). 0706415523 Reprint. Hardcover. Textblock mildly age-toned (as usual), else fine, as new, in a fine, as new, illustrated dust jacket. 
Thick octavo. 782 pages. Complete & unabridged. We recently discovered a few unsold copies in a local book warehouse. New and unread! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11365 Poe, Edgar Allan; illustrated by W.A. Dwiggins TALES
Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1930. First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine, in decorative boards and black cloth shelfback with gilt lettering, decoration and rules; top edge gilt; housed in slipcase with illustrated paste-on spine label. The slipcase is worn, bumped and chipped, the spine label darkened. 
A treasure of rich, idiosyncratic, compelling, and groundbreaking works which continue to be read and enjoyed, and continue to wield a unique influence on world literature and genre styles. Here graced with the subtle illustrations of W.A. Dwiggins. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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11366 Pohl, Frederick MIDAS WORLD
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1983). 0312531826 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A collection of stories by the author who was presented with the Nebula Grand Masters Award for lifetime achievement. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11367 Pohl, Frederick J. LIKE TO THE LARK: THE EARLY YEARS OF SHAKESPEARE
(London): Davis-Poynter, (1972). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a price-clipped dust jacket with light soiling and a short tear, else very good. 

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11368 Pohl, Frederik THE EARLY POHL
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1976. 0385110146 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in grey boards with yellow spine lettering; in an age-toned, very mildly worn, very nearly fine dust jacket. Jacket art by Peter Rauch. 
Collects: "Dweller in Ice"; "Doublecross"; "Earth Farewell"; "The King's Eye"; "Highway of the Void"; "It's a Young World"; "Daughters of Eternity"; "Conspiracy in Callisto." With an introduction by Pohl. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11369 Pohl, Frederik THE GATEWAY TRIP: Tales and Vignettes of the Heechee
New York: A Del Rey Book/Ballantine Books, (1990). 0345363019 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. No remainder mark! 
"Collection of ten Heechee stories/vignettes, with illustrations by Frank Kelly Freas."--Locus. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11370 Pohl, Frederik BEYOND THE BLUE EVENT HORIZON
New York: Ballantine Books/A Del Rey Book, (1980). 0345286448 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket painting by Wayne Barlowe. No remainder mark! 
Novel in the Heechee series, and sequel to Pohl's phenomenal GATEWAY, which, when it debuted in 1977, took home nearly every sf award going, including the Hugo, the Nebula and the John W. Campbell Award. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11371 Pohl, Frederik THE WAY THE FUTURE WAS
New York: A Del Rey Book/Ballantine Books, (1978). 0345277147 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages very faintly age-toned, else fine, in gilt-lettered navy blue cloth shelfback over ecru boards; in an age-toned, else fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Joseph Lombardero. 
"Pohl has made his own story into a wonderful book. Not only a vivid personal narrative, told with warm humor and sometimes biting candor, it's also a revealing bit of our cultural history."--Jack Williamson. 312 pages, illustrated with photographs. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11372 Pohl, Frederik THE BEST OF FREDERIK POHL
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., (1975). B000FIIYQ4 First edition: Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club with the printed code Q6 on page 306. Hardcover. Near fine in a near fine, age-darkened, pictorial dust jacket. Jacket painting is an excellent spaceship painting by the prolific John Berkey. 
Nineteen stories from the sf veteran. Includes "The Tunnel Under the World," "The Snowmen," and "The Martian in the Attic." With an introduction by Lester Del Rey and an afterword by Pohl. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11373 Pohl, Frederik CHASING SCIENCE: Science as a Spectator Sport
New York: Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2000). First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The science fiction author, winner of the Hugo, Nebula and John Campbell Awards has sought out science in all its forms--as part of the natural world, at work in laboratories, and in museums--and organized the adventures of his curious mind into a book. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11374 Pohl, Frederik PRACTICAL POLITICS 1972
New York: Ballantine Books, (1971). 0345023633 First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Mass market paperback. Mild corner crease to rear cover, owner's name to inside front cover, a near fine, apparently unread copy; in wraps. 
From the sf veteran, a how-to manual for "peacenicks, eighteen-year-old voters, preservers of the environment, party reformers, and all who know something's wrong but have been too embarrassed to do anything about it." Elusive PBO. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11375 Pohl, Frederik THE BEST OF FREDERIK POHL
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., (1975). First edition: Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club with the printed code Q6 on page 306. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket that shows some shallow nicking at the upper front flap, otherwise a bright, sharp example; jacket painting by John C. Berkey. Introduction by Lester Del Rey and an afterword by Pohl. 
Featured: "Day Million," "The Midas Plague," "Speed Trap," "The Tunnel Under the World," "The Snowmen," and "The Martian in the Attic," thirteen more. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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11376 Pohl, Frederik THE EARLY POHL
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1976. 0385110146 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine copy in an age-toned, near fine dust jacket. Jacket art by Peter Rauch. 
Collects: "Dweller in Ice"; "Doublecross"; "Earth Farewell"; "The King's Eye"; "Highway of the Void"; "It's a Young World"; "Daughters of Eternity"; "Conspiracy in Callisto." With an introduction by Pohl. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11377 Pohl, Frederik JEM
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1979). Book club edition. Printed with the code J32 on page 313. Hardcover. A near fine copy; in a fine dust jacket that shows some minor age-toning. 
Pohl's novel of the colonization of an alien world by the three blocs of humanity: the Food Bloc, the Fuel Bloc and the People Bloc. In the tradition of his MAN PLUS or his classic collaboration with C.M. Kornbluth THE SPACE MERCHANTS. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11378 Pohl, Frederik THE COOL WAR
New York: A Del Rey Book/Ballantine Books, (1981). 0345293835 Book club edition. Printed with the code L36 on page 277. Hardcover. Fine, in an age-toned illustrated dust jacket with an illustration by Murray Tinkelman. 
The award-winning author of MAN PLUS brings us the dark, satirical story of the Cool War, the worldwide campaign of sabotage that replaced actual combat on an energy poor Earth of the future. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11379 Pohl, Frederik THE COOL WAR
New York: A Del Rey Book/Ballantine Books, (1981). 0345293835 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine copy in a nearly fine illustrated dust jacket that shows some very minor age-toning. Jacket illustration by Murray Tinkelman. 
In the spirit of his novel JEM, this is the satirical tale of espionage in an energy-poor future Earth. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11380 Pohl, Frederik THE MERCHANTS' WAR
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1984). 0312530102 First edition. Hardcover. Upper corner tips very lightly bumped, else near fine, in an illustrated dust jacket with some light rubbing, edgewear and mild nicking. 
Sequel to the sf classic, THE SPACE MERCHANTS, a satire of consumerism which Pohl co-authored with the late C.M. Kornbluth. Continuing in that novel's vein of dark humor, this is the story of a small band of renegades who oppose the powerful advertisers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11381 Pohl, Frederik THE COMING OF THE QUANTUM CATS
Toronto/New York/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books, (1986). First hardcover edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club; with the code Q28 on page 241. Hardcover. Fine in a very mildly age-toned dust jacket that betrays just a hint of edgwear. A nice copy. 
Not perhaps the sf veteran's best, but Pohl is never less than entertaining, and this alternate world adventure yarn benefits from the author's trademark narrative energy and compulsively readable prose style. Jacket art by Richard R. Berry. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11382 Pohl, Frederik CHERNOBYL
Toronto/New York/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books, (1987). 0553052101 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very very nearly fine, virtually as-new, in gilt-stamped terra cotta cloth shelfback over terra cotta boards; in a nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Mainstream novel of the infamous nuclear disaster, based on carefully researched facts, data, and eyewitness notes. "Grim and gripping, with people as people, not caricatures."--Isaac Asimov. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11383 Pohl, Frederik NARABEDLA LTD.
New York: Ballantine Books/A Del Rey Book, (1988). 0345339746 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly age-toned dust jacket. Jacket painting by Barclay Shaw. 
From the venerable, inventive, and indefatigably feisty grand old man of sf, author of THE SPACE MERCHANTS and the Heechee and Cuckoo sagas. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11384 Pohl, Frederik THE DAY THE MARTIANS CAME
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1988). Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket with a hint of rubbing and one tiny corner crease to front flap. 
Novel constructed of a series of linked stories, some of which have appeared before. Sharp-edged social commentary by the sf veteran concerns the titular Martians who are brought to Earth in an American spaceship returning from a colonization mission. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11385 Pohl, Frederik HOMEGOING
New York: Del Rey/ Ballantine Books, (1989). Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket illustrated from a painting by Barclay Shaw. 
The Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of the Heechee series and MAN PLUS here writes a lightweight, romantic story of adaptation and confrontation between humans and aliens. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11386 Pohl, Frederik O PIONEER!
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1998). 0312861648 First edition, first printing. Literary agency copy with the Curtis Brown, Ltd. card taped (removable) to the half-title page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket with wraparound cover art by Jim Burns. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Evesham Giyt, a solitary and brilliant computer hacker, uncovers a human plot that threatens the peace between the planet Tupelo's alien species. "Another fine work from one of our finest craftsman."--Jack Williamson. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11387 Pohl, Frederik THE ANNALS OF THE HEECHEE
New York: Ballantine Books/A Del Rey Book, (1987). 0345325656 Book club edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club; with the jacket code 11278. Hardcover. Near fine in a near fine, age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Darrell K. Sweet. 
Fourth in Pohl's splendidly literate, energetic and imaginative late-career series which he launched with the Hugo, Nebula, and John W. Campbell Award-winning GATEWAY. The grand old man of satirical sf at the top of his form. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11388 Pohl, Frederik & Kornbluth, C.M. VENUS, INC.
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., [No date]. First thus: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club, with the code ''P 24'' on page 345; jacket code, 01272. Hardcover. Near fine in a lightly age-toned, very mildly rubbed pictorial dust jacket with artwork by Jack Woolhiser. 
Gathers the brilliant Pohl/Kornbluth sf cornerstone THE SPACE MERCHANTS (1952) with Pohl's 1984 sequel THE MERCHANTS' WAR. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11389 Pohl, Frederik & Williamson, Jack THE SINGERS OF TIME
New York: Doubleday/A Foundation Book, (1991). Book club edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a like illustrated dust jacket with wraparound painting by Michael Whelan. A nice copy. 
Alien conquest novel cum space opera, a collaboration from two of sf's giants, drawing upon the speculations of cosmologist Stephen Hawking. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11390 Pohl, Frederik and Williamson, Jack UNDERSEA CITY
Hicksville, New York: The Gnome Press, Inc., Publishers, (1958). B0007ECZN4 First edition, unrecorded variant binding. This binding not noted by Curry or Ownings and Chalker. Hardcover. Faint mottling to covers, foxing to endsheets, uniform tanning to pages, thus very good plus in rose composition binding with black spine lettering; in a very good plus illustrated dust jacket: mildly edgeworn, faintly foxed, lightly rubbed. 
"Third in this sea-opera series of YA juveniles" (Owings and Chalking) starring Jim Eden. Wonderful jacket art in tones of turquoise and black by the great Wallace Wood. SIGNED by author Pohl to the title-page. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11391 Pohl, Frederik, edited by STAR SCIENCE FICTION STORIES
New York: Ballantine Books, (1953). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good plus, with dust soiling to page edges, light wear to extremities, textblock tanned, as expected; lacking dust jacket. 
The first of the Star anthologies, issued here in hardcover simultaneously with the PBO; selections by Kornbluth, del Rey, Leiber, Simak, Wyndham, Tenn, Gol, Merril, Bradbury, Asimov, Sheckley, Kuttner and Moore, Leinster, Clarke. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11392 Pohl, Frederik, edited by STAR OF STARS
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., (1960). First edition. Hardcover. Very minor offsetting, tiny lines of glue stain to endsheet, dot of abrasion to lower edge, else a nearly fine copy in vivid green cloth with silver and black stars to front cover, lettering to spine; in lightly rubbed and mildly age-toned dust jacket. 
The best of Pohl's eight volumes of Star Science Fiction Stories, with selections by Gerald Kersh, Robert Bloch, C.M. Kornbluth, Alfred Bester, Arthur C. Clarke, H.L. Gold, Fritz Leiber, Richard Matheson, Jack Williamson, Jerome Bixby, others. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11393 Pohl, Frederik, edited by THE EXPERT DREAMERS
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1962). B0007E8RR2 Reprint. Hardcover. Faint foxing and offsetting to endsheets, mild foxing to page edges, thus near fine, in black binding with silver spine lettering; in a lightly worn and age-toned, near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Sigrid Spaeth. 
Sixteen science fiction stories by scientists, including Arthur C. Clarke, George Gamow, Isaac Asimov, Willy Ley, Fred Hoyle, Leo Szilard, George O. Smith, et alia. Introduction and commentaries by Pohl. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11394 Pohl, Frederik, edited by NEBULA WINNERS FOURTEEN
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1980). 0060133821 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Foxing and soiling to page edges, thus very good plus, in black-lettered red cloth shelfback over gray boards; in an age-toned, else fine dust jacket. 
Nebula short form winners, 1978: "Stone" by Edward Bryant; "The Persistence of Vision" by John Varley; "A Glow of Candles" by Charles L. Grant; excerpt from "Dreamsnake" by Vonda McIntyre; plus tales by de Camp and Gene Wolfe, essays by Asimov, Spinrad. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11395 Pohlman, Edward THE GOD OF PLANET 607
Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, (1972). 0664209416 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full grey cloth with black spine titles; in a near fine pictorial dust jacket. 
A strange religion and unusual sex practices and taboos on a far-off planet serve as sparks to ignite passionate disagreements about reality and religion. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11396 Polacek, Karel WHAT OWNERSHIP'S ALL ABOUT
North Haven, CT: A Garrigue Book/CATBIRD PRESS, (1993). 0945774192 First U.S. edition. Originally published in Czechoslovakia in 1928 as DUM NA PREDNESTI (THE HOUSE ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF THE CITY). Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Translated and with an introduction by Peter Kussi. 
"A masterpiece of black humor"--Josef Skvorecky. Dubbed the Ring Lardner of his country because of his wry use of the colloquial, Polacek has also been called one of the most original writers of his time, on a par with fellow countrymen Hasek and Capek. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11397 Pole, J.R. THE GIFT OF GOVERNMENT: Political Responsibility from the English Restoration to American Independence
Athens: The University of Georgia Press, (1983). 0820306525 First edition, first printing. The Richard B. Russel Lectures, Number One. Hardcover. Fine in russet cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; in a dust jacket that shows a tiny dot of pale stain to the spine panel, but is otherwise fine. 185 pages, notes, and an index. Small octavo. 
A history of British and American constitutional ideas leading up to the Revolutionary War, in particular the concept of the right to information and the belief that all the people in power owed to the citizens was good government. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11398 Polgardy, Ed; Balent, Jim FROM THE DARKNESS
Newbury Park, California: Malibu Graphics, Inc., 1991. 0944735983 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Some production chipping to the extremities, else about near fine, in slick, color-illustrated wraps. SIGNED by author Ed Polgardy. 
Scarce omnibus collects the original Balent/Polgardy four-parter about a Vietnam vet and a pack of vampires, first issued by Malibu under its Eternity imprint. Interior b&w; cover features a spectacular color painting not seen on the original issues. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11399 Polhemus, Lillian B. GOOD-BYE GYPSY: Living with the Gypsies of Spain/a Personal Account
Glendale, California: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a price-clipped dust jacket with a small closed tear to the lower front panel. 
Octavo. SIGNED by the author on the front flyleaf. 158 pages, illustrated. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11400 Politi, Leo BUNKER HILL LOS ANGELES: Reminiscences of Bygone Days
(Palm Desert, CA): (Desert-Southwest, Inc., Publishers), (1964). B00005XAR8 Second printing. With an original watercolor inscription/illustration, SIGNED and dated (1967) by the author/artist to a blank leaf. Hardcover. Inked number to endsheet, else near fine, in grey cloth, gilt-stamped with title, author and a silhouette of an LA dwelling with palm tree; decorated endpapers; in age-toned dust jacket that shows a number of short edge tears, tiny nicks, and light wear. 
The artist's memories of this famous district of Old L.A. (home to the legendary Angel's Flight) rendered in Politi's spare text with evocative, idiosyncratic paintings. A very sweet copy, inscribed in ink and charmingly embellished with pastel colors. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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