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11801 Riasanovsky, Nicholas V.; Struve, Gleb; and Eekman, Thomas, editors CALIFORNIA SLAVIC STUDIES: Volume VII
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, (1973). 0520094859 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in autumn-brown cloth with titles in black to the spine; no dust jacket. 158 pages. 
Five studies including: "Who were the Gosti?"; "Yazykov: His Lyric, Narrative, and Dramatic Verse"; "Leskov and the Jews"; "A Profile of the Prerevolutionary Officer Corps"; and "The Making of a Russian Scholar": "The Apprenticeship of M.O. Gershenzon." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11802 Riasanovsky, Nicholas V.; Struve, Gleb; and Eekman, Thomas, editors CALIFORNIA SLAVIC STUDIES: Volume VIII
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, (1975). 0520095197 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in autumn-brown cloth with titles in black to the spine; no dust jacket. 166 pages. 
Five studies: "Paris 1848 A Russian Ideological Spectrum; Russian Ministers and the Jewish Question 1881-1917"; "The Apparent and the Real in Gogol's Nevskij Prospekt"; "The Narrator and the Hero in Chekov's Prose"; "Osip Mandelstam and Auguste Barbier." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11803 Riasanovsky, Nicholas V.; Struve, Gleb; and Eekman, Thomas, editors CALIFORNIA SLAVIC STUDIES: Volume IX
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, (1976). 0520094859 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in autumn-brown cloth with titles in black to the spine; no dust jacket. 159 pages. 
Five scholarly studies including: "Kheraskov and the Christian Tragedy"; "Sleptsov Redivivus"; "Notes on Dostoevsky's Letters"; "Merezhkovsky's Religious Understanding of the Historical Process"; and "The Persephone Myth in Mandelstam's Tristia." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11804 Riasanovsky, Nicholas V.; Struve, Gleb; and Eekman, Thomas, editors CALIFORNIA SLAVIC STUDIES: Volume X
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, (1977). 0520095642 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in autumn-brown cloth with titles in black to the spine; no dust jacket. 240 pages. 
Eight studies: "Evolution of the Meanings of Chin"; "Leonid Osipovich Pasternak"; "Chekov's Cherry Orchard"; "Boleslaw Lesmian's Russian Poetry"; "Solzhenitsyn's First Circle"; "Solzhenitsyn's One Day in the Life..."; "New York Croato-Glagolitic Missal." 
Price: 17.50 USD
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11805 Ribenboim, Paulo THE LITTLE BOOK OF BIG PRIMES
New York: Springer-Verlag, (1991). First edition. Trade Paperback. Fine in wraps. 
Trade paperback. This abridged version of the Book of Prime Number Records is devoted to presenting records concerning prime numbers while also exploring the interface between computations and the theory of prime numbers. 233 pages, with subject index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11806 Rice, Anne BLOOD CANTICLE
New York/Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. 037541200X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In this continuation of Rice's popular Vampire Chronicles, Lestat goes on a quest for redemption, goodness and the love of Rowan Mayfair after a transformation set in motion with MEMNOCH THE DEVIL. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11807 Rice, Anne MERRICK
New York/Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000. 0679454489 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Wraparound jacket art reproduces a detail from ''The Snake Charmer'' by Henri Rousseau. 
Rice blends the two worlds of witchery and vampirism in this tale of sorcery and the occult which takes us from past and present New Orleans to the jungles of Guatemala, from the Mayan ruins of a century ago to ancient civilizations not yet explored. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11808 Rice, Anne THE TALE OF THE BODY THIEF: The Vampire Chronicles
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. 0679405283 Book club edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket that shows very light age-toning. 
The fourth book in the Vampire Chronicles has Lestat embarking on a dangerous enterprise as he questions his Vampire ideals. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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11809 Rice, Anne THE TALE OF THE BODY THIEF: The Vampire Chronicles
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. 0679405283 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration features a detail of the sculpture ''The Rape of the Sabines'' by Giovanni da Bologna. 
The fourth book in the continuing saga of Lestat, Anne Rice's immensely popular vampire from INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE, THE VAMPIRE LESTAT, and QUEEN OF THE DAMNED. All alone, Lestat faces self doubt and questions his vampire ways. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11810 Rice, Anne THE TALE OF THE BODY THIEF: The Vampire Chronicles
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. 0679405283 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration features a detail of the sculpture ''The Rape of the Sabines'' by Giovanni da Bologna. 
The fourth book in the continuing saga of Lestat, Anne Rice's immensely popular vampire from INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE, THE VAMPIRE LESTAT, and QUEEN OF THE DAMNED. SIGNED by the author to the front endpaper. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11811 Rice, Anne SERVANT OF THE BONES
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. 0679433015 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in a gold, pictorial dust jacket with wraparound, embossed ''Babylonian-relief'' illustration. 
Rice, author of INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE and THE QUEEN OF THE DAMNED, begins a new saga of Azriel, Servant of the Bones, a Hebrew Babylonian who witnesses a murder in modern-day New York City. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11812 Rice, Anne BLOOD AND GOLD: Or, the Story of Marius
New York/Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. 0679454497 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. 
"Rice's legions of devoted fans will recognize BLOOD AND GOLD for what it is: a love song to Marius the Wanderer, whose story reveals the complexities and limitations of eternal existence."--Daphne Durham. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11813 Rice, Anne THE WITCHING HOUR
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. First edition, first printing: Preview edition. Pamphlet. Fine in stapled, illustrated wraps with photo portrait of Rice on the front cover. 
25 page promotional "Preview" edition of Rice's then upcoming novel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11814 Rice, Cale Young EARLY REAPING
New York & London: The Century Co., (1929). First edition. Hardcover. A fine fresh copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt; in an illustrated dust jacket with some age-toning, especially to spine panel, and some very minor wear to the edges. A superb example, book and jacket! 
Novel "on the theme of heredity and mismatching," fourth prose work from the Kentucky poet, husband and frequent collaborator of Alice Caldwell Hegan (MRS. WIGGS OF THE CABBAGE PATCH). Hegan died in 1942 and Rice committed suicide a year later. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11815 Rice, Christopher A DENSITY OF SOULS
(New York, N.Y.): Hyperion/Talk Miramax Books, (2001). 0786886463 First edition thus: a trade-sized paperback. Fine, a new copy in illustrated wraps. 
LESS THAN ZERO meets Donna Tartt spiced with Stephen King."--New York magazine. "A shocking, sexy tale...about four childhood pals whose friendships deteriorate into a nightmare of violence."--Glamour. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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11816 Rice, Christopher A DENSITY OF SOULS
New York: Talk Miramax Books/Hyperion, (2000). 0786866462 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket, a new copy. SIGNED by author to the title-page. 
Four young friends in New Orleans are pulled in drastically different directions when they enter high school; five years later the friends are drawn together when it is discovered that a tragic accident was actually murder. Debut from Anne Rice's son. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11817 Rice, Christopher THE SNOW GARDEN
(New York): talk miramax books/ Hyperion, (2001). 0786868139 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Second suspense novel from Anne Rice's son features Randall Stone, a gay man dealing with issues of privacy, personal need, and the abuse of power in the claustrophobic setting of a small college campus where multiple murders are discovered. 
Price: 23.95 USD
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11818 Rice, Christopher THE SNOW GARDEN
(New York, New York): Miramax Books, (2001). 0786888067 Trade paperback reprint. Trade Paperback. Fine, a new copy in illustrated wraps. 
"Like a yarn by Stephen King crossed with a tale by Edmund White, THE SNOW GARDEN offers finely nuanced character studies as its pages whiz by to its chilling conclusion."--The Advocate. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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11819 Rice, Craig KNOCKED FOR A LOOP
New York: Simon and Schuster/An Inner Sanctum Mystery, 1957. First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in white-lettered red cloth over blue boards, with the textblock uniformly tanned, as usual; in illustrated dust jacket that shows rubbing to the rear panel, mild age-toning, nicking and wear to the edges. 
After an eight-year hiatus, John J. Malone and Jake and Helene Justus are back in a new caper devised of equal parts mirth and murder. Jacket painting by Paul Bacon. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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11820 Rice, Craig HOME SWEET HOMICIDE
New York: An Inner Sanctum Mystery/Simon and Schuster, 1944. B0007EOA6Y First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good, with mild fingering to black textured binding, light wear, minor spine slant, tiny dot of stain to upper page edge tint and to fore-edge; lacking dust jacket. 
"A semi-autobiographical work...the book features mystery writer Marian Carstairs, who supports herself by pumping out four books a year."--Jeffrey Marks. Filmed in 1946 with Randolph Scott and Peggy Ann Garner. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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11821 Rice, Elmer DREAM GIRL
New York: Coward-McCann, (1946). First edition. Illustrated with photographs from the original Broadway production starring Betty Field (Mrs. Rice) and Wendell Corey. Hardcover. Very slight lean, else near fine in age-toned dust jacket with edgewear and nicking, a few short closed edge tears and attendant creasing, two very small chips to rear panel, and some light rubbing to spine folds. Albeit a nice copy! 
Rice's last big hit (after the critical/popular successes of THE ADDING MACHINE and Pulitzer Prize-winning STREET SCENE) was adapted into a film featuring Betty Hutton and directed by Mitchell Leisen. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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11822 Rice, Francis Owen and Teller, Edward THE STRUCTURE OF MATTER
New York/London: John Wiley & Sons, Inc./Chapman & Hall, Ltd., 1949. Third printing. Hardcover. Physicist, Daniel Deutsch's embossed name to the half-title page, else near fine in blue cloth with copper titles and rules to the spine; no dust jacket. 
The purpose of this work is to acquaint the reader with the scope of the phenomena that can be explained with the help of quantum mechanics. 361 pages; figures; tables; and index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11823 Rice, Jerome S. and Libby, Keith MAKING THE LAW WORK FOR YOU: A Guide for Small Businesses
Chicago: Contemporary Books, Inc., (1980). 0809271117 First edition. Hardcover. Spine ends rubbed, else near fine in cream-colored boards with gilt titles to the spine; no dust jacket. 
By advising on some of the legal reefs, rocks and shoals most commonly encountered by businessmen, this work is intended as a basic and preventive guide. 131 pages; glossary; and index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11824 Rice, Luanne THE SECRET HOUR
(New York): Bantam Books, (2003). 0553802240 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
By the author of SAFE HARBOR, TRUE BLUE, SUMMER LIGHT, and FIREFLY BEACH. "Rice has an elegant style, a sharp eye, and a real warmth. In her hands families, and their values . . . seem worth cherishing."--San Francisco Chronicle. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11825 Rice, Robert THE NATURE OF MIDNIGHT
New York: Forge/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2003). 0765303604 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Rice has written a compelling, action-filled tale that compares past to present, loyalty to self-preservation, sanity to madness and does it through multi-dimensional characters who behave like human beings . . ."--Stuart J. Kaminsky. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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11826 Rice, Stanley; with illustrations by Frank C. Pape TALES FROM THE MAHABHARATA
London: Selwyn & Blount, (1924). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Offsetting to endsheets, mild wear and a hint of soiling to covers, else about fine; in brown cloth with darker brown lettering and rules; lacking dust jacket. 
Selections from the great Indian epic, rendered into blank verse by Rice, and illustrated in four b&w full-page illustrations and full-color frontis by Pape. Included: "The Dice Match"; "The Birth of Sakuntala"; "The Story of Nala and Damayanti"; more. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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11827 Rice, Stuart A. and Freed, Karl F. and Light, John C., editors STATISTICAL MECHANICS: New Concepts, New Problems, New Applications
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, (1972). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in near fine dust jacket with some light shelfwear and a slightly faded spine. 
Proceedings of the Sixth JUPAP Conference on Statistical Mathematics. 424 pages, contributors. Figures and equations. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11828 Richards, Thomas THE MEANING OF STAR TREK
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Auckland: Doubleday, (1997). 0385484372 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"In a serious but rippingly entertaining study, Richards boldly goes where no literary theorist has gone before... One of the best recent Star Trek books and also one of the most cogent, exciting recent literary analyses"--Patricia Monaghan. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11829 Richardson, Dorothy M. PILGRIMAGE V: INTERIM
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1920. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Just a whisper of fading to the top-edge coloring, else a bright, fresh, fine copy in black binding with printed spine label; in a worn and soiled dust jacket that shows a number of edge tears, nicks, small chips, larger chip to lower rear panel. 
The fifth installment in Richardson's pioneering inner-monologue portrait of Miriam Henderson, "a universally significant psychic biography: the biography of a solitary human soul."--John Cowper Powys. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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11830 Richardson, Frances E., editor SIR EGLAMOUR OF ARTOIS
London: Published for the Early English Text Society..., 1965. First edition. Hardcover. Small, neat former owner's signature on the front flyleaf, several paragraphs bracketed in ink in the margins, otherwise a near fine copy in the series' uniform brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine and to the front; no dust jacket. 
Early English Text Society, No. 256. (156) pages with ads., notes, appendices, glossary, and an index of names. Frontispiece facsimile of British Museum MS. Cotton Caligula A. II f. 9r, top portion, lines 606 ff. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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11831 Richardson, John H. THE VIPERS' CLUB
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1996). 0688126723 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine; in a near fine, mildly rubbed dust jacket. 
"Lethally readable, gorgeously malevolent, and poisonously funny."--Christopher Buckley. "Best book on Hollywood since THE LAST TYCOON."--Kinky Friedman. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11832 Richardson, Robert BELLRINGER STREET
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1988). Book club edition. Hardcover. Previous owner's name on the front pastedown endpaper, otherwise near fine in dust jacket. 
Richardson's sophomore effort. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11833 Richardson, Robert BELLRINGER STREET
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1988). 0312017340 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a nearly fine illustrated dust jacket that shows a hint of age-toning. 
The second novel by the award-winning author of THE LATIMER MERCY. A playwright and his girlfriend visit friends in a quaint English town and become involved in a mystery of a missing skeleton and murder. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11834 Richardson, Robert BELLRINGER STREET
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1988). Book club edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
This second novel by the award-winning author features a playwright and an actress unearthing dark secrets together in a small English town. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11835 Richardson, Robert DYING OF THE LIGHT
New York: St. Martin's, (1990). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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11836 Richardson, Robert DYING OF THE LIGHT
London: Victor Gollancz, 1990. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
SIGNED and dated by the author. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11837 Richelson, Jeffrey T. A CENTURY OF SPIES: Intelligence In The Twentieth Century
New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. An in depth study as readable as a spy novel. 534 pages. 
The inside history of modern intelligence across the globe. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11838 Richler, Mordecai JOSHUA THEN AND NOW
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1980. 0394493516 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in black-lettered white cloth shelfback over tan boards; in a mildly age-toned, else fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Lawrence Ratzkin. 
Incapacitated by a freak accident, anguished by the disappearance of his WASP wife, and caught up in a sex scandal, Joshua is besieged by the press and tormented by the ghosts of his youth. "Wildly funny."--Joseph Heller. Filmed in 1985 with James Woods. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11839 Richmond, Lee HIGH ON GOLD
New York: Charterhouse (1972). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Great period jacket art by David Palladini. 
"Literary" first novel, dealing with the mythic sixties and the hippie movement., published by a promising young author who appears to have produced nothing else. Reviews were generally lukewarm--but the novel has virtues and is ripe for rediscovery. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11840 Richter, Conrad THE FREE MAN
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1943. First edition. A warm contemporary inscription SIGNED by the author to the front endpaper. Hardcover. Mild bumps to the lower shelf edge and one corner tip, light tanning to the endsheets, else a near fine copy; in a lightly shelfworn illustrated dust jacket with an age-toned spine. Jacket design by Warren Chappell. 
An historical novel, by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of THE TOWN, of a German immigrant boy who is indentured to an English family in Pennsylvania, freed during The Revolutionary War, serves with the Blue Mountain Liberty Boys, and marries well. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11841 Richter, Conrad A SIMPLE HONORABLE MAN
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1962. First edition, first printing. This copy SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine, a fresh, as-new copy in teal cloth with gilt and terra cotta stamping; in a lightly age-toned, otherwise fine dust jacket. A lovely example. 
Second book in Richter's planned trilogy of autobiographical novels and prequel to the National Book Award-winning THE WATERS OF KRONOS. Richter died before he could write the final volume. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11842 Richter, Conrad THE SEA OF GRASS
London and New York: White Lion Publishers, (1974). 0856171816 First edition thus. Hardcover. Textblock uniformly tanned, else fine in gilt-lettered yellow cloth; in a very lightly edgeworn illustrated dust jacket. 
The Pulitzer Prize winner's first novel, a tale of cattle baron James Brewton and Lutie Cameron, the woman he marries and brings to the brutal Southwest of the mid 1800's; filmed in 1947 by Elia Kazan with Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11843 Rickert, Edith, editor THE ROMANCE OF EMARE: Re-Edited from the MS., with Introduction, Notes, and Glossary
London: Published for the Early English Text Society..., (1958). Reprinted from the 1908 edition. Hardcover. Minor fraying to the upper spine end, otherwise a near fine copy in blue cloth decorated and lettered in gilt on the cover and at the spine; no dust jacket. 
Early English Text Society, Extra Series, No. XCIX. 55 pages, notes, glossarial index, index of names. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11844 Rickover, H.G. EMINENT AMERICANS: Namesakes of the Polaris Submarine Fleet
(Washington, D.C.): (U.S. Government Printing Office), (1972). First edition. Trade Paperback. Trade Paperback. Very light soiling to the covers, and a rough spine (production flaw), else near fine in illustrated glossy white wraps. 316 pages, frontispiece photograph of the author, seven b&w photographs, and an index. 
Biographies of the forty-one prominent Americans who had nuclear powered submarines capable of carrying Polaris missiles named after them. The men who were selected are all well-known figures who helped defend America's freedom. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11845 Rider, Robert J. REFLECTIONS ON THE BATTLEFIELD: From Infrantryman to Chaplain 1914-1919
(Liverpool): Liverpool University Press, (2001). 0853238871 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild crimp to lower spine edge, nearly fine, tight and clean, in black boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a nearly fine dust jacket with a minor crimp to the lower spine edge. 147 pages; 12 b&w illustrated plates; and index. Octavo. 
The writings and journals of an actual soldier and chaplain on his experiences in WWI. The 19th book in the Liverpool Historical Studies series is edited by Alan C. Robinson and P.E.H. Hair with a 37 page historically detailed introduction. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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11846 Ridings, Sam P. THE CHISHOLM TRAIL: A History of the World's Greatest Cattle Trail
Guthrie, Oklahoma, Co-Operative Publishing Company, (1936). First edition, first printing. Adams, SIX GUNS, #1856. Hardcover. Library stamping to: all endsheets, all page edges, title page, a few pages, folding map at rear; pocket removal remnant to pastedown, Who's Who bio of John William Poe neatly affixed to pastedown, otherwise a sharp, very good example; no dust jacket. 
Inscribed to Mrs. John W. Poe, author of BUCKBOARD DAYS and widow of John W. Poe, deputy sheriff under Pat Garrett and present at the killing of Billy the Kid--dated in 1940 and SIGNED by the author. Mrs. Poe has also SIGNED the title-page. Scarce! 
Price: 500.00 USD
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11847 Ridley, Philip KRINDLEKRAX
London: Jonathan Cape, (1991). 022403149X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mildly creased front endpaper, else near fine, in gilt-lettered green boards; in a very mildly age-toned, otherwise illustrated dust jacket with minor creasing and shelfwear. Jacket artwork by Mark Robertson. 
Smarties Prize-winning children's fantasy about the mysterious dragon Krindlekrax who lives beneath the cracked pavements on Lizard Street. Ridley is also a screenwriter (THE KRAYS), playwright (SPARKLESHARK), and film director (THE REFLECTING SKIN.) 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11848 Ridpath, Michael FREE TO TRADE
(New York): Harper CollinsPublishers, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Financial thriller that follows the protagonist as he "..begins a progressive and chaotic tumble into a darker world of trading." Dated in the year of publication and SIGNED by Ridpath on the title-page. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11849 Riehl, Gene QUANTICO RULES
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2003). 031231051X First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. Dated and SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
"Riehl has taken his experiences and turned them into a thriller that is good till the last page. But it is more than a page-turner. It is an incisive study of an agent battling the obstacles of bureaucracy to finally make his stand."--Michael Connelly. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11850 Rieman III, William and Walton, Harold F. ION EXCHANGE IN ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
Oxford/New York/Toronto: Pergamon Press, (1970). 0080155111 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint soil-spot to title-page, else near fine in cranberry cloth with gilt titles, rules and devices to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with tiny tears and creases to the spine ends. 295 pages; figures; symbol list; name and subject indexes. 
Volume 38 in the International Series of Monographs in Analytical Chemistry. A survey of the role that ion exchange can play in chemical analysis with a large sections devoted to the preparation, structure and properties of ion-exchange materials. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11851 Ries, Estelle H. THE HUMAN SIDE OF TEXTILES: Facts About Silk, Velvet, Brocade, Linen, Cotton, Wool, Rugs, Laces, Artificial Fibers, And Other Fabrics
Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Publications, (1947). Publication number B-645. Minor creases, otherwise very good plus in stapled wraps. 
A 32 page pamphlet. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11852 Ries, Estelle H. ELIAS E. RIES, INVENTOR
New York: Philosophical Library, (1951). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a very good dust jacket with short edge tears and nicking to top edge of back panel, minor shelf wear. 
A biography of the great American scientist and inventor written by his daughter, describing the stunning accomplishments and impressive obstacles which distinguished his professional career. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11853 Rigbey, Liz TOTAL ECLIPSE
London: Orion, (1995). 0752801228 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Highly praised legal thriller and Rigbey's first book. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11854 Rigbey, Liz TOTAL ECLIPSE
New York: Pocket Books, (1995). 0671795791 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. One corner tip very mildly bumped, some shelf wear, else a near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Rigbey's debut wowed the critics and her colleagues ("Simply remarkable, as daring and unpredictable as any ending I can recall."--Scott Turow) before landing smack in the center of a censorship scandal--it was pulled from a number of libraries' shelves! 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11855 Rigby, Douglas DESERT HAPPY
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, (1957). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket. 

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11856 Rigby, Ray THE HILL
New York: The John Day Company, (1965). First edition: ABA Convention Movie-Tie in issue. Jacket announces, ''1 FREE FOR 10''; ''Coming as a MGM film starring Sean Connery Michael Redgrave Hardcover. Pale dampstain at spine and spreading to front and rear covers, thus a very good copy in grey cloth stamped in gilt; in a dust jacket with some light wear, age-toning and rubbing, and a corresponding pale dampstain to lower spine panel. 
Novelization of the powerful, distinctive film set in a North African prison camp during World War II, which starred Sean Connery, Harry Andrews, Ian Hendry, Ossie Davis and Michael Redgrave, was directed by Sidney Lumet, and based on Rigby's TV play. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11857 Riggs, Cynthia THE PAPERWHITE NARCISSUS
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2005). 0312339836 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
The thirteenth generation Islander draws from her wealth of experiences for this fifth Martha's Vineyard mystery featuring Victoria Trumbull. In this installment the newspaper editor/sleuth looks into premeditated obituaries. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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11858 Riggs, Cynthia DEADLY NIGHTSHADE
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312272529 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
Victoria Trumbull is ninety-two years old, and has been around water and boats her entire life; one night when she is standing on the dock she hears a murder. Victoria and her granddaughter decide to investigate. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11859 Riggs, Cynthia THE CRANEFLY ORCHID MURDERS
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2002). 0312301456 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
"Feisty 92-year-old Victoria Turnbull returns to investigate a murder on the peaceful island of Martha's Vineyard." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11860 Riggs, Cynthia THE CEMETARY YEW
New York: Thomas Dunne Book/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2003). 0312321260 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Spine edges mildly crimped, else near fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
A Martha's Vineyard mystery featuring ninety-two-year-old native Victoria Trumbull, who--for her sharp eyes and unparalleled knowledge of the area--was made a deputy for the West Tisbury police. 
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11861 Riggs, John R. THE LAST LAUGH
New York: Dembner Books, (1984). 0934878374 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in navy-blue linen over sky-blue boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
Garth Ryland, amateur sleuth and newspaper editor in the small town of Oakalla, debuts in this mystery involving a practical jokester. "A harmless childhood prank evolves into suicide and murder." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11862 Rilke, Rainer Maria; Spender, Stephen THE LIFE OF THE VIRGIN MARY (Das Marien-Leben)
(London): Vision, 1951. B0006DCWXY First edition thus. Hardcover. Owner's penned name and address to pastedown, else very nearly fine; in black cloth with gilt lettering; in a nearly fine printed dust jacket with mild age-toning to spine panel, a hint of wear at the spine ends. 
The German text with an English translation and introduction by Stephen Spender. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11863 Rimmer, Robert H. THE REBELLION OF YALE MARRATT
Boston: Challenge Press, (1964). First edition. Hardcover. Minor page edge spotting, else near fine in a lightly shelf worn dust jacket. 

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11864 Rimmer, Robert H. ZOLOTOV AFFAIR
Los Angeles, California: Sherbourne Press, (1967). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 

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11865 Rinehart, Mary Roberts TEMPERAMENTAL PEOPLE
New York: George H. Doran Company, (1924). First edition. Hardcover. Owner's name to front pastedown, hint of fading to spine, else fine, in bright blue cloth stamped in gilt; in an illustrated dust jacket with shallow chipping at the spine ends, darkening to the spine, mild edgewear, short tear to front panel. Lovely! 
Very appealing collection of stories from the prolific crime novelist and queen of the "Had I But Known" School; each tale a character study...a queen, a secretary, a sculptor, a singer, a wife, a cowboy, a philanderer, a dough boy. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11866 Rinehart, Mary Roberts THE ROMANTICS
New York: Farrar & Rinehart Incorporated, (1929). First edition. Hardcover. Bumps to fore-edge of both covers and textblock; else near fine, in green binding lettered in black; in illustrated dust jacket with very light edgewear and very shallow nicking, some age-darkening. Splendid twenties-era jacket by George Annand. 
Short story collection, arranged thematically ("Of Age"; "Of Middle Age"; "Of Young Manhood"; "Of Youth"; "Of Adolescence"--with "some crime" (Hubin). One story, "The Papered Door," filmed in 1915. Terrific jacket painting of lovers beneath a huge moon. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11867 Rinehart, Mary Roberts THE DOCTOR
New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, [circa 1936]. Vintage reprint. Hardcover. A fresh, very nearly fine copy in bright orange binding with dark blue top-edge coloring; in a lightly edgeworn, very mildly rubbed pictorial dust jacket--the blue, orange and green tones of the jacket art are still vivid! 
The story of surgeon Noel Arden, M.D. and his love for Beverly Lewis, from whom he was separated by wealth and position and pride. A very appealing vintage reprint of one of Rinehart's non-mystery outings. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11868 Rinehart, Mary Roberts THE CIRCULAR STAIRCASE
San Diego/Del Mar, CA: University of California, San Diego/Publishers, Inc., (1977). 0891630279 First edition thus. Nubmer 3 in The Mystery Library. Illustrations by Darrel Milsap. Hardcover. Bump to lower edge of front cover, mild crimp to spine crown, soiling to boards, thus very good plus: in gilt-stamped black shelfback over marigold boards with pictorial vignette; no dust jacket. 
Rinehart's evergreen, filmed in 1915, 1926, 1931, and 1958 (as THE BAT with Vincent Price), here in John Ball's excellent reprint series, with introduction by Phyllis A. Whitney, bibliography by Jan Cohn, and additional biographical and historical notes. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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11869 Ring, Raymond H. TELLURIDE SMILE
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with light edgewear and mild rubbing. 
Ring's debut, set in Colorado, featuring P.I. Henry Dyer. "Raymond Ring is the Dashiell Hammett of the roadside West."--Kinky Friedman. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11870 Ring, Raymond H. TELLURIDE SMILE
Boston: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1988). First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. A few very pale dots of stain to top edge, else a near fine copy in pictorial dust jacket. 
"...the Dashiell Hammett of the roadside West."--Kinky Friedman. The first Henry Dyer mystery. Laid in are the publisher's review slip, press release and publicity photo of Ring. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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11871 Ring, Raymond H. PEREGRINE DREAM
New York: St. Martin's, (1990). 0312039093 First edition. Hardcover. Mild staining to top edge, else near fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows a trace of rubbing. Artwork by Bob Newman. 
A Henry Dyer mystery featuring the former game and fish agent who, in this second outing, is hired by Edwina Garrett to bring back a pair of peregrine falcons taken from her Arizona sanctuary. Follow-up to TELLURIDE SMILE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11872 Ring, Raymond H. ARIZONA KISS
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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11873 Ringo, John THERE WILL BE DRAGONS
(Riverdale, N.Y.): Baen, (2003). 0743471644 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Minor soiling to the covers, else fine in a fine dust jacket. Cover illustration by Clyde Caldwell. 
In the future there is no want, no war, no disease nor ill-timed death. The world is a paradise-and then, in a moment, it ends. The council that controls the Net falls out and goes to war. SIGNED by the author! Unopened CD included. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11874 Ringo, John UNTO THE BREACH
(New York, NY): Baen, (2006). 1416509402 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. New. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The fourth techno-thriller featuring Mike Harmon, aka "Ghost"--the most dangerous man no longer working for the U.S. government--is an intricate battle to stop the end of the world. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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11875 Ringo, John PRINCESS OF WANDS
(Riverdale, NY): Baen, (2006). 1416509232 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in dust jacket: a new book, fresh from the publisher! SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
"Buffy the Vampire Slayer fans will appreciate Barbara Everett, a Mississippi soccer mom who discovers in Ringo's latest, which is less a novel than three linked episodes, that there are things undreamed of in the PTA handbook."--PW. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11876 Ringo, John UNTO THE BREACH
(New York, NY): Baen, (2006). 1416509402 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected page proofs. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
The fourth techno-thriller featuring Mike Harmon, aka "Ghost"--the most dangerous man no longer working for the U.S. government--is an intricate battle to stop the end of the world. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11877 Ringo, John and Taylor, Travis S. VON NEUMANN'S WAR
(Riverdale, NY): Baen, (2006). 1416520759 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in dust jacket: a new book, fresh from the publisher! SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Ranging from rocket design to brilliant paranoids to "in your face" fighting in Iraq, Von Neumann Wars is a fast paced look at what would happen if the earth was attacked by a robot race that, quite accidentally, was bent on destroying civilization. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11878 Rinhart, Floyd and Marion AMERICAN MINIATURE CASE ART
South Brunswick and New York/London: A.S. Barnes and Company/Thomas Yoseloff, Ltd, (1969). 0498068676 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Miniscule, superficial nick to inside rear cover cloth, else fine, charcoal grey cloth with green foil spine stamping; in a mildly age-toned, somewhat soiled color photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
The first history ever written of the development and art of the miniature case, fashioned to hold portraits done by America's pioneer photographers. Text illustrations and plates, many in full-color. 205 pages, including index. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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11879 Riordan, Rick THE LAST KING OF TEXAS
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books, (2000). 0553801562 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
When a controversial English prof is found dead, P.I. and erstwhile Berkeley Ph.D. is the only academic crazy enough to accept the emergency opening at the U of T San Antonio. "Riordan has a Texas-sized talent for spinning a great story."--Tami Hoag. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11880 Ripley, Ann HARVEST OF MURDER
(New York): Kensington Books, (2001). 1575667754 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Hardcover. Fine in printed wraps; with a fine color illustrated dust jacket proof with fold-in flaps tipped onto the front and rear covers. 
The sixth gardening mystery featuring television garden show host and amateur sleuth, Louise Eldridge. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11881 Ripley, Ann MULCH
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1994). 0312110294 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
First novel in a series of mysteries featuring Louise Eldridge, organic gardener and TV host. "Certain to appeal to mystery readers with green thumbs!"--The Denver Post. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11882 Ripley, W.L. STORME FRONT
New York: Henry Holt, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Watt Storme mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11883 Risenhoover, C.C. DEAD EVEN
Waxahachie, Texas: McLennan House, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear to the edges. 
A Matt McCall mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11884 Risenhoover, C.C. WINE, MURDER & BLUEBERRY SUNDAES
Waxahachie, Texas: McLennan House, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with some shelfwear to the edges. 
A Brian Stratford mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11885 Risenhoover, C.C. SATAN'S MARK
Waxahachie, Texas: McLennan House, (1987). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear to the extremities. 

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11886 Risenhoover, C.C. MURDER AT THE FINAL FOUR
Waco, Texas: McLennan, (1987). First edition. Hardcover. Lightly bumped lower corner tips, else near fine in a very good dust jacket with shelfwear and rubbing to covers. 
A Brian Stratford mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11887 Risenhoover, C.C. BLOOD BATH
Waxahachie, Texas: McLennan House, (1987). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear to the edges. 
A Matt McCall mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11888 Riste, Tormod, editor FLUCTUATIONS, INSTABILITIES, AND PHASE TRANSITIONS
New York and London: Plenum Press, (1975). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a dust jacket showing slight wear along the top edge with a few small edge tears on the top of the spine. 
Major topics of this academic work include phase transitions and turbulence, spinodal decomposition, dynamics of first-order phase transitions, hydrodynamic instabilities, and Rayleigh-Bernard instability. 389 pages, includes charts, graphs, index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11889 Ritchie, Simon HOLLOW WOMAN
New York: Scribner's (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
A mystery introducing John Kenneth Galbraith Jantarro. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11890 Riter, Dorris EDGE OF VIOLENCE
New York: David McKay Company, Inc., (1964). First edition. Beige cloth with dark-blue spine titles. Hardcover. Pale uniform tanning to the endpapers, light foxing to the shelf edges of the covers, else a near fine copy; in a lightly shelfworn and rubbed illustrated dust jacket with a few tiny edge tears and mild foxing to the upper rear flap. 
Illustrations, chapter head decorations, and dust jacket art by Salem Tamer. Juvenile drag racing novel (dedicated to James Dean "in gratitude"?) "of the redemption of an essentially good boy gone wrong" by TV actress and fashion model Dorris Riter. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11891 Rivers, Elias L. QUIXOTIC SCRIPTURES: Essays on the Textuality of Hispanic Literature
Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, (1983). 0253347610 First edition. Hardcover. Lightly faded at the edges, else a near fine copy in purple cloth with gilt lettering to spine; in a dust jacket with a small closed edge tear to upper front panel. 164 pages, bibliographical note, index. 
Essays on Hispanic literature, which traces the history from its pre-alphabet origins through twentieth-century Latin American writings. Rivers argues that there is a relationship between Hispanic writing and the oral tradition it grew out of. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11892 Rivers, Gayle THE KILLING HOUSE
New York: Putnam, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with traces of shelfwear to the edges and a spot of rubbing to the front panel. 

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11893 Rizzolo, S.K. THE ROSE IN THE WHEEL
(Scottsdale, AZ): Poisoned Pen Press, (2002). 189020885X First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in printed glossy white wraps. 
"Regency London is richly evoked in a well imagined, carefully detailed, and cleverly plotted debut drawing upon actual historical incidents to pose a plausible mystery." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11894 rnst, Max). Bischoff, Ulrich MAX ERNST
Germany: Benedict Taschen, (1988). Reprint. Previous owner's address label and date in pencil on the verso of the front cover, else fine in illustrated stiff wraps. Quarto. 
Beautifully illustrated throughout in color and black-and-white, this is an interesting study of the artist and his intriguing works. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11895 Roach, John SOCIAL REFORM IN ENGLAND, 1780-1880
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1978). 0312734816 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in pebbled blue boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket slightly faded at the perimeters and at the spine panel. 256 pages; notes; notes for further reading; and index. 
A study of social history from the dawn of the industrial age in 1780 to 1880 when the relationships between the individual and the collective, the local and the national, had radically changed that a new period of social history began. 
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11896 Roat, Ronald Clair A STILL AND ICY SILENCE
(Brownsville, Oregon): Story Line Press, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A Stuart Mallory mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11897 Robards, Karen WHISPERS AT MIDNIGHT
New York: Atria Books, (2003). 0743453468 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
By the author of IRRESISTIBLE, DARK OF THE MOON, and THE SENATOR'S WIFE. After her divorce, Carly Linton moves back to her small hometown to explore her wild side, but she has second thoughts when a body turns up in her backyard. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11898 Robb, Candace M. THE LADY CHAPEL
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1994). 0312114095 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine, in a near fine dust jacket with a short edge tear to the upper spine edge and shelfwear to the edges. 
An Owen Archer mystery from the author of THE APOTHECARY ROSE. 
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11899 Robb, Candace M. LADY CHAPEL
New York: St. Martin's, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
An Owen Archer mystery. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11900 Robbins, Capt. Charles Henry THE GAM: Being a Group of Whaling Stories
New Bedford: H.S. Hutchinson & Company, 1899. First edition. Sea-green cloth with an embossed ship illustration and titles to the front cover, spine titles gilt. Hardcover. A good copy: attractive nautical bookplate to the front pastedown that has offset to the front endpaper, hairline crack to the front hinge, foxing to the first few endsheets, soiling to some pages, covers display wear, soiling, fading, and staining. 
Whaling adventures of Capt. Charles Henry Robbins recalled in this lively account of earlier experiences. Introduction by Edward E. Hale. 203 pages. Illustrated with drawings and photographic plates. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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