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11901 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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11902 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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11903 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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11904 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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11905 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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11906 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. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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11907 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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11908 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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11909 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. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11910 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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11911 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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11912 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. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11913 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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11914 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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11915 Robbins, David L. THE END OF WAR
New York: Bantam Books, (2000). First edition. Hardcover. Minor bump to the head of the spine, else near fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The author of this historical suspense novel takes his history seriously enough to place a bibliographic reference in the rear. Set at the end of World War II. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11916 Robbins, Harold THE CARPETBAGGERS
London: Anthony Blond, (1962). First U.K. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in sky-blue boards with gilt stamping; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
"The story of a millionaire who was soft enough to buy a stricken film company because of one woman and hard enough to make more millions after she died. The story of the whore he made a star, of the heroes he bought and sold." 
Price: 100.00 USD
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11917 Robbins, Harold THE CARPETBAGGERS
New York: Trident Press, (1961). First edition. Hardcover. Very slight indentation to the lower shelf edge, else near fine; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket that has browned with age, especially to the spine, which also shows a few small scattered droplets of stain. 
Enjoyable pulp fiction suggested by the career of Howard Hughes--here "Jonas Cord"; the character of Nevada Smith a William Boyd figure, Rina Marlowe "a composite of June Haver and Jean Harlow"--Brooker-Bowers. Source for the watered-down all-star film. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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11918 Robbins, Harold THE PIRATE
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1974). 0671218778 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in textured brown cloth stamped in black to the front cover and in gilt and black to spine; in a lightly age-toned dust jacket. 
Tale of an anti-Semitic Lebanese oil sheik, who, though he does not know it, is actually an Israel-born Jew. Adapted as a two-night miniseries in 1978 starring Anne Archer, Franco Nero, Olivia Hussey, and Armand Assante. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11919 Robbins, Harold WHERE LOVE HAS GONE
New York: Simon and Schuster/A Trident Press Book, (1962). B000BPGASU First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in full gray cloth with silver debossed lettering and red-foil heart device to front cover and device, red top-edge tint; in a price-clipped, mildly age-toned, thus nearly fine dust jacket. 
Fictionalized version of the Lana Turner-Johnny Stompanato murder case, with a "sculptress of world renown" standing in for the real-life movie queen. Filmed by Edward Dmytryk in 1964 with Susan Hayward, Mike Connors, and Bette Davis. In Slide. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11920 Robbins, Richard G., Jr. FAMINE IN RUSSIA, 1891-1892: The Imperial Government Responds to a Crisis
New York: Columbia University Press, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
A full scale assessment that modifies myths and enhances understanding of late 19th century Russia and the functioning of the state institutions. 262 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11921 Robbins, William G. LUMBERJACKS AND LEGISLATORS: Political Economy of the U.S. Lumber Industry, 1890-1941
College Station, Texas: Texas A & M University Press, (1982). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Number five in the Environmental History Series, this reveals a sharply revisionist view of the lumber industry in the first half of the twentieth century, a period of drastic growth and change. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11922 Roberson, Jennifer SWORD-BORN
New York: Daw Books, Inc./Donald A. Wolheim, Founder, (1998). Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The fifth novel of Del and Tiger. DAW #1081. Jacket painting by Jim Burns. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11923 Roberts, Elizabeth Madox SONG IN THE MEADOW: Poems
New York: The Viking Press, 1940. First edition: deluxe, limited issue, #94 of 150 numbered copies, SIGNED by the author. Only 135 were offered for sale. Hardcover. Owner's discreet address label to rear pastedown, a few dots of foxing to the page edges, else fine, in green cloth with gilt spine lettering, satin ribbon marker; in glassine wrapper, yellowed, chipped and split; near fine slipcase with spine label. 
Sweet copy of this late poetry collection from the important Kentucky-born novelist, poet, and short story writer; interior fresh and bright, many pages uncut. Roberts died in 1941. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11924 Roberts, Elizabeth Madox I TOUCHED WHITE CLOVER
Madrid: Kentucky Poetry Review, 1981. First edition. Fine in wraps. 
A collection of unpublished poems comprising the entire issue of KENTUCKY POETRY REVIEW, volume 17, number 2, fall 1981; published as the Elizabeth Madox Roberts issue in tribute to the centenary of her birth; edited, with a note by, William H. Slavick. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11925 Roberts, Gillian HELEN HATH NO FURY
New York: Ballantine Books, (2000). First edition: Bound Galley. Fine in slick, printed wraps. 
Book ten in the Anthony Award winning series about Amanda Pepper, Philadelphia schoolteacher and amateur gumshoe. This one highlights murder in a book-discussion group! 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11926 Roberts, Gillian WHATEVER DOESN'T KILL YOU
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312262698 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
The second Emma Howe and Billie August Mystery. The duo is involved with two new cases, a young man accused of killing his best friend, and a young woman who wants to find her birth mother. As they investigate they realize that the cases are connected. 
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11927 Roberts, Gillian HOW I SPENT MY SUMMER VACATION
New York: Ballantine Books, (1994). 0345385950 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The fifth entry in the Anthony Award-winning Amanda Pepper mystery series finds the witty schoolteacher chasing down clues on the boardwalk, around the surf and under the casinos in Atlantic City. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11928 Roberts, Gillian CAUGHT DEAD IN PHILADELPHIA
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1987). 0684188090 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, in silver-lettered blue cloth shelfback over deep mauve boards; in an age-toned, else fine illustrated dust jacket. 
A mystery introducing Amanda Pepper. "Both frothy and scary, CAUGHT DEAD IN PHILADELPHIA is wonderful fun."--Dorothy Salisbury Davis. "A lively witty mystery with an attractive pair of sleuths."--Nancy Pickard. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11929 Roberts, John Maddox SPQR XI: UNDER VESUVIUS
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2007). 0312370881 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
In this eleventh Roman historical mystery installment, Decius Caecilius Metellus the younger, has now advanced to a senior magistracy as Praetor Peregrinus in charge of court cases involving foreigners in Italy. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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11930 Roberts, Keith ANITA
New York, N.Y.: Ace Books, (1970). First edition, first printing: paperback original. Ace #02295. Mass market paperback. Light tanning to the inside cover, mild age-toning to pages, a tiny area of wear to spine edge of front cover, else a fine copy in illustrated wraps with sensational cover art by George Ziel. 
Original collection of linked comic tales about the titular sexy young witch; the stories were first seen in the U.K. digest SCIENCE FANTASY. Roberts is the author of PAVANE, KITEWORLD and THE FURIES. Scarce PBO. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11931 Roberts, Keith KITEWORLD
New York: Arbor House, (1986). 0877957908 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Fun jacket painting by Jill Bauman Versandi. 
In a post-apocalyptic world, men are sent to watch the stratosphere in elaborate kites to protect the Earth from strange, demonic monsters. Roberts is the author of the highly acclaimed PAVANE. 
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11932 Roberts, Keith A HERON CAUGHT IN WEEDS: Poems
(Salisbury, Wilts.): Kerosina Books, 1987. 0948893087 First edition, first printing: a chapbook original, one of 350 copies so produced. 300 hardcover copies were also issued. Fine, perfectbound, within printed brown wraps. 46 pages. 
Selected by James Goddard. SIGNED by the author to the half-title. Roberts was an sf author and illustrator, whose work includes PAVANE, KITEWORLD and THE FURIES. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11933 Roberts, Les AN INFINITE NUMBER OF MONKEYS
New York: St. Martin's, (1987). 0312006101 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in a mildly age-toned, but otherwise fine dust jacket. 
Introduces L.A.-based private eye and wannabe actor, Saxon; 1986 winner of the St. Martin's Best First Private Eye Contest. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11934 Roberts, Les AN INFINITE NUMBER OF MONKEYS
New York: St. Martin's, (1987). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Saxon mystery. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11935 Roberts, Les A CARROT FOR THE DONKEY
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1989). 0312025548 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
A Saxon mystery. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11936 Roberts, Les A CARROT FOR THE DONKEY
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1989). 0312025548 First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in an illustrated dust jacket. 
A Saxon mystery. SIGNED by the author to the half-title page. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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11937 Roberts, Nora CAROLINA MOON
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2000). 0399145923 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Tale of Tory Bodeen, who grew up poor and abused in South Carolina and formed a strong bond with Hope, the girl who lived in the big house down the road--and whose brutal murder would tear Tory's life apart. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11938 Roberts, Nora SANCTUARY
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1997). 0399142401 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Roberts became the first person to be inducted into the RWA Hall of Fame and has won the Golden Medallion Award multiple times. In this novel a woman must return to her hometown after a stranger sends her disturbing photographs of her dead mother. 
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11939 Roberts, Patricia TENDER PREY
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1983. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The author's first novel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11940 Roberts, Thomas J. WHEN IS SOMETHING FICTION?
Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, (1972). 080930578X First edition. Hardcover. Fine in orange cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket. 144 pages, notes, glossary, bibliographical note, index. 
Preface by Harry T. Moore. An analysis of the concepts of fiction and non-fiction, which argues that "fiction" is replacing "literature" as the word that signifies imaginative writing. Roberts also describes how this shift is affecting poetry and drama. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11941 Roberts, Warren E. VIEWPOINTS ON FOLKLIFE: Looking at the Overlooked
Ann Arbor/ London: UMI Research Press, (1988). 0835718492 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in green cloth with white titles to the front cover and spine; in a fine dust jacket with an photograph of the author to the rear panel. 
The second volume of the Masters of Material Culture series is a collection of essays by the first Ph.D. in folklore in America. Roberts looks at the way of life for the masses prior to the Industrial Revolution. 315 pages; photos and drawings; index. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11942 Robertson, Cecil A. AFRICA--NOSTALGIC RETURN
Devon: Arthur H. Stockwell Ltd., (1972). 722303394 First edition. Hardcover. A few tiny dots of stain to the upper and lower page edges, else near fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket with a few closed edge tears, light staining, nicking, rubbing and age-toning to the extremities. 200 pages, twenty-three b&w plates. 
SIGNED and inscribed by Robertson to the title-page. An account of Robertson's return journey through the land that was his childhood home of South Africa, and an examination of the contemporary environment of the country. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11943 Robertson, Don PRISONERS OF TWILIGHT
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1989). 051757134X First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Novel of the Civil War by the author of PRAISE THE HUMAN SEASON and PARADISE FALLS. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11944 Robertson, Keith THE MONEY MACHINE
New York: The Viking Press, (1969). 67048531-4. First edition: VLB binding. Illustrated by George Porter. Hardcover. Hint of soiling to the page edges, patches of soiling to a few pages, mild spine slant, whisper of edgewear, else very good plus in illustrated boards; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket with light edgewear and a number of short closed tears. 
The Carson Street Detectives are back! When Neil Lambert and Swede Larsen order a magic-trick money machine from a mail order house, it isn't long before the Secret Service is on the scene. From the author of the Henry Reed books. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11945 Robeson, Kenneth THE TALKING DEVIL and THE TEN TON SNAKES
Toronto/New York/London/Sydney: Bantam Books, (1982). 0553227556 First edition: Paperback Original. Bantam #22755-6. Mass market paperback. Booksellers rubberstamped address to the inside of the front cover,mild lean to the spine,else very good plus in illustrated wraps; Bob Larkin provided the spectacular (and Bamaesque) paintings that share cover space on this appealing entry in the series. 
Book format premiere for this Doc duet, two yarns originally seen in the Doc Savage magazine in 1943 and 1945, respectively. The cover art--an irresistible blend of exotic romance and photo-realism--was surely manna from pulp heaven to boys of all ages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11946 Robeson, Kenneth DOC SAVAGE OMNIBUS #10: THE DEVIL'S BLACK ROCK; WAVES OF DEATH; THE TOO-WISE OWL; TERROR AND THE LONELY WIDOW
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books, (1989) 0553283251 First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. A gleaming, bright, fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps, with artwork by Bob Larkin. 
Quartet of Savagian sagas, appearing for the first time in book form, and originally published in issues of Doc Savage magazine from 1942-1946. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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11947 Robeson, Kenneth PIRATE ISLE and THE SPEAKING STONE
Toronto/New York/London/Sydney: Bantam Books, (1983). 0553233645 First edition: Paperback Original. Bantam #23364-5. Mass market paperback. Booksellers rubberstamped address to the inside of the front cover, near fine in color-illustrated wraps with splendid "split-screen" cover art of the hunky, intense, widow-peaked, helmet-haired, bronzed demi-god--in terrific paintings by Bob Larkin. 
Pair of 1942 episodes in the saga of Savage and his multi-talented cohorts, originally published in Doc's self-titled pulp, and here issued in book form for the first time. Numbers 115 and 116. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11948 Robeson, Kenneth THE GOBLINS and THE SECRET OF THE SU
New York: Bantam Books, (1985). 0553247158 First edition, first printing. Paperback Original. Bantam #24715-8. Hardcover. Booksellers rubberstamped address to the inside of the front cover, inked phone number to the first page, slight spine roll, reading crease along the front cover at the spine, else very good in illustrated wraps. Cover art by Bob Larkin. 
This scarce Doc double provides the first book appearance of numbers #125 and 126 (originally published in Doc Savage Magazine in 1943) in the adventures of the deathless pulp giant. A difficult PBO to locate. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11949 Robinson, Anthony A DEPARTURE FROM THE RULES
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1960). First edition. Hardcover. A hint of yellowing to the pages, otherwise near fine in dust jacket with one short closed edge tear and minor edge wear. 
Set aboard the destroyer USS Dobbs during the worst peacetime disaster in the history of the U.S. Navy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11950 Robinson, Archie PORTRAIT OF A KISS: Selected Love Poems
(Los Angeles, California): (The Swordsman Publishing Co.), (1972). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint age-toning to the textblock, else a fine copy; in a mildly age-toned printed dust jacket that also shows offsetting to front and rear panels. 
Laid in to this 68-page collection of poems is a note on California Federation of Chaparral Poets stationery designating this copy as a gift from Mary Eleanor Cox. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11951 Robinson, Derek GOSHAWK SQUADRON
New York: The Viking Press, (1972). 670346721 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Previous owner's bookplate to the front free ednpaper, else near fine; in an illustrated dust jacket with light wear to the ends of the spine panel, and mild age-toning 
A novel about the Commanding Major of the Goshawk Squadron, Royal Flying Corps in France in 1918, at the height of the Great War, which was on the shortlist for the Booker Prize. Robinson served in the RAF, is a columnist, and a radio sports broadcaster. 
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11952 Robinson, Edwin Arlington SONNETS 1889-1927
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1928.  B00005WWN3 First trade edition, first printing. Silver-stamped navy-blue cloth shelfback over blue boards with brightly printed cover label; dust jacket. Hardcover. Very mild bumping to corner tips, else fresh, fine, virtually as-new; in an about near fine, price-clipped, lightly worn, mildly soiled dust jacket with shallow nicking at spine ends. 
"Some of Robinson's sonnets are barbed satires, a few have almost the quality of meditative lyrics...the majority are dramas packed into fourteen lines."--Louis Untermeyer. 
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11953 Robinson, Edwin Arlington DIONYSUS IN DOUBT: A Book of Poems
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1925. First edition, first printing. In burgundy cloth with printed labels to front cover and spine; printed dust jacket. Hardcover. Stylishly penned gift inscription dated 1926, offsetting to pages 28-29, else nearly fine; in a good dust jacket, browned, nicked, worn, creased, with a 1.5-inch triangular chip to upper spine panel. 
Collection of verse by the American poet now chiefly remembered for skillfully rhymed, precisely structured dramatic poems like "Richard Cory" and "Miniver Cheevy." Robinson won the first Pulitzer for Poetry in 1922, and won again in 1925 and 1928. 
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11954 Robinson, Frank M. WAITING
New York: Forge, (1999). 0312866526 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Frank M. Robinson writes an ice-cold story of our future, yours and mine. Two million years of humanoid history point to one inevitable conclusion, and now Robinson explores that coming event. Many of us will be involved, like it or not."--Wilson Tucker. 
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11955 Robinson, Frank M. and Lawrence Davidson PULP CULTURE: The Art Of Fiction Magazines
Portland, Oregon: Collectors Press, Inc., (1998). 1888054123 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Oblong Quarto. 204 pages. 
A splendidly delightful potpourri of pulp and fiction magazine cover art magnificently reproduced here on striking color plates. Here are the Shadow, Black Mask, Fu Manchu, Horatio Hornblower, Doc Savage, the Phantom Detective, and etc. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11956 Robinson, Gertrude SPINDLESHANKS
New York: Oxford University Press, 1954. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Colorful jacket art by Peter Burchard. 
Historical young adult fiction featuring Caleb Doane, who is accidently forced into a dangerous assignment in the Hudson Campaign during the early days of the American Revolution. Black-and-white interior drawings by Peter Burchard. Scarce! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11957 Robinson, Joan ECONOMIC PHILOSOPHY
Chicago: Aldine Publishing Company, (1963). Third printing. Hardcover. Minor rubbing to the upper and lower spine edges, else near fine in full black cloth with gilt tiles and devices to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket lightly rubbed at the spine ends and with a half-inch tear to the upper front edge. 
Robinson tries to sort out the economic mixture of ideology and science by looking at the way metaphysical propositions, without any logical content, can be an influence on thought and action. 150 pages; with an index of references. 
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11958 Robinson, Kevin SPLIT SECONDS
New York: Walker and Company, (1991). 0802757855 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Nick Foster mystery. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11959 Robinson, Kevin MALL RATS
New York: Walker and Company, (1992). 0802732151 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Tiny dot of nearly invisible soiling to the fore-edge, else a sharp, fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The second case for wheelchair-bound reporter, Stick Foster, follow-up to 1991's SPLIT SECONDS. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11960 Robinson, Kevin MATTER OF PERSPECTIVE
New York: Walker, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Stick Foster mystery. Review copy with materials laid in. 
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11961 Robinson, Kim Stanley BLACK AIR
(Eugene, OR): (Pulphouse Publishing), (1991). 1561465208 First edition: Chapbook Original. 43 pp. Fine, in perfect-bound illustrated wraps with artwork by Gregorio Montejo. 
#20 in Pulphouse's Short Story Paperback Series. Tale of ghosts and saints and fevers and visions aboard a Spanish Armada ship. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11962 Robinson, Kim Stanley RED MARS
New York: Bantam Books, (1993). 0553371347 First U.S. edition: Trade Paperback Issue. Trade Paperback. A fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps. 
First book in the "Mars" trilogy and winner of the 1993 Nebula Award for best novel. Issued simultaneously in hardcover and trade paperback. "A staggering book... The best novel on the colonization of Mars that has ever been written"--Arthur C. Clarke. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11963 Robinson, Kim Stanley ANTARCTICA
New York: Bantam Books, (1998). 0553100637 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
SIGNED by Robinson to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11964 Robinson, Kim Stanley THE MARTIANS
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books/Spectra, (1999). 0553801171 Book club edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new illustrated dust jacket that shows just a hint of wear at the edges. Jacket art by Don Dixon. 
"A collection of stories, alternate histories, poems, and even the complete text of a planetary constitution based on Kim Stanley Robinson's award-winning Mars trilogy." --Craig E. Engler. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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11965 Robinson, Kim Stanley RED MARS
New York: Bantam Books, (1993). 0553092049 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. The numeral "2" written in ink to the upper corner of front endpaper, mild crimp to crown of spine, otherwise near fine in black linen over black boards with metallic-red titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket with $22.95 price intact. 
The Nebula Award winning first volume in the Mars colonization trilogy. "As fully imagined a science fiction novel as any I can think of."--Locus. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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11966 Robinson, Kim Stanley SIXTY DAYS AND COUNTING
(New York): Bantam Books, (2007). 0553803131 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The third book in the Capital Code series. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11967 Robinson, Kim Stanley BLUE MARS
New York: Bantam Books, (1996). 0553101447 First U.S. edition, first printing. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Don Dixon. 
Final volume in Robinson's trilogy earned him a HUGO. RED won a Nebula, and GREEN a Hugo! 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11968 Robinson, Kim Stanley; Blaylock, James P. ESCAPE FROM KATHMANDU; TWO VIEWS OF A CAVE PAINTING & THE IDOL'S EYE
Seattle, WA: Axolotl Press, (1987). 0939879204 First edition, limited issue: one of 500 trade paperback copies SIGNED by authors Robinson, Blaylock, and by Tim Powers and Dean Koontz. Trade Paperback. Fine in illustrated wraps with mild age-toning to the spine. A clothed ape sits crosslegged and meditating in Donna Gordon's cover drawing. 
Back-to-back trade issue of KATHMANDU by Robinson and TWO VIEWS OF A CAVE PAINTING and THE IDOL'S EYE by Blaylock; Koontz and Powers provide introductions. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11969 Robinson, Kim Stanley; Blaylock, James P. ESCAPE FROM KATHMANDU; TWO VIEWS OF A CAVE PAINTING
Seattle, WA: Axolotl Press, (1987). 0939879190 First edition, limited issue: one of 300 numbered copies SIGNED by Robinson, Blaylock, Tim Powers and Dean Koontz. Hardcover. Fine in silver-stamped sapphire cloth; in pictorial dust jacket with the usual darkening to spine and flap folds. Jacket drawing by Donna Gordon depicts a baseball-capped, sweat-suited primate sitting serenely in the posture of an Eastern deity. 
KATHMANDU by Robinson, and the TWO VIEWS OF A CAVE PAINTING and THE IDOL'S EYE by James P. Blaylock bound back-to-back. Powers and Koontz supply the introductions. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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11970 Robinson, Mary THE AMAZING VALVANO AND THE MYSTERY OF THE HOODED RAT
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1988. 0395443148 First edition. Hardcover. Very mild crimp to the upper spine edge, else near fine in orange cloth over olive-grey boards; in a near fine dust jacket illustrated by Julie Downing, with very short tears and creases to the upper spine edge. 
The California author's first juvenile work is a mystery about a special white rat who plays an integral part in a magic act, until he is kidnapped. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11971 Robinson, Patricia A TRICK OF LIGHT
New York: St. Martin's, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with shelfwear to the extremities. 
A romantic mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11972 Robinson, Peter PIECE OF MY HEART
(New York, N.Y.): William Morrow/an imprint of HarperCollins Pub., (2006). 006054435X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Detective Inspector Alan Banks investigates the apparently motiveless murder of Nicholas Barber, a rock journalist from London visiting a small town near Banks's Yorkshire police precinct in the 14th novel to feature the Yorkshire police detective. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11973 Robinson, Peter FRIEND OF THE DEVIL
(New York, NY): William Morrow/An imprint of HarperCollins Pub., (2007). 0060544376 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The New York Times Notable Award-winning author's 17th suspense novel to feature DCI Alan Banks. Banks and his on-again-off-again partner and lover, Det. Insp. Annie Cabbot, race to piece together a string of brutal murders. 
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11974 Robinson, Selma, poems by; decorations by Rockwell Kent CITY CHILD
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., 1931. B00085Q2Z4 First edition, trade issue. Hardcover. Nearly fine, a few spots of stain within, a hint of fading to spine; in brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front, gilt illustrative device to front; lacking dust jacket. 
Collection of verse divided into three sections: "But I Keep Forgetting"; "Every Place I Go"; and "Smoke on the Meadows." Kent has done delicate little headpieces for each of the poems. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11975 Robinson, Spider CALLAHAN'S LEGACY
New York: Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1996). 0312857764 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Jacket art by James Warhola. Bookplate to half-title from Mike Hodel's Hour 25 radio program, SIGNED by the author. 
"Puns, palindromes and assorted witticisms abound in this latest addition to science fiction's longest running in-joke, first presented in book form in CALLAHAN'S CROSSTIME SALOON (1977)."--PW 
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11976 Robinson, Spider and Jeanne STARDANCE
New York: Quantum Science Fiction/The Dial Press/James Wade, [undated]. 0803782322 Book club edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club; with the jacket code 3053. Hardcover. Pages mildly age-toned, else fine; in an else fine, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Larry Kresek. 
Shara Drummond was a gifted dancer and a brilliant choreographer, but could not pursue her dream of dancing on Earth, so she went to space, creating a new art form in three dimensions. First in the award-winning trilogy. 
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11977 Robinson, W.W. AT THE SEASHORE
Los Angeles: The Ward Ritchie Press, (1964). B0006BM2KE First revised edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated boards; in a fine dust jacket with illustrations that replicate the front and rear covers of the book. Quarto. 
A delightfully depicted day at the beach, chock-full of exciting adventures for Ann and Bill including a hermit crab fight, a baby seal rescue, a begging pelican, Captain Jack's baby octopus and a boat ride. Enchantingly illustrated by Irene Robinson. 
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11978 Robison, G. Alan and Butcher, Reginald W. and Sutherland, Earl W. CYCLIC AMP
New York and London: Academic Press, (1972). Second printing. Hardcover. Former owner's address label affixed to the front endpaper, otherwise a fine copy in dark blue cloth, lettered in silver on the spine; no dust jacket. 
531 pages, references, subject index. Tables, formulas. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11979 Robison, Mary BELIEVE THEM: Stories
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1988. 0394539427 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Mary Robison is an American short-story writer and novelist who has published four collections of stories, and three novels. She won the 2001 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for fiction for her novel WHY DID I EVER. 
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11980 Robitaille, Julie ICED
New York: St. Martin's, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Kit Powell mystery. Ice skating mystery. 
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11981 Rocha, Bolivar Moura DEVELOPMENT FINANCING AND CHANGES IN CIRCUMSTANCES: The Case for Adaptation Clauses
London and New York: Kegan Paul International, (1999). 0710305907 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in black pebbled boards with gilt titles and devices to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
A volume in the Publication of the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva series. 171 pages; abbreviations section; table of cases; introduction; foreword; annotations; references; conclusion; bibliography; and index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11982 Roche, Thomas E. and Patel, Mulchand S., editors ALPHA-KEO ACID DEHYDROGENASE COMPLEXES: Organization, Regulation, and Biomedical Ramifications: A Tribute to Lester J. Reed
New York, New York: The New York Academy of Sciences, 1989. First edition. Foxing to the page edges, small crease to the upper front cover, else a near fine copy in illustrated wraps. 
Trade paperbound. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences: Volume 573. 474 pages; subject index and index to contributors. Illustrated with figures and tables. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11983 Rock, Peter THIS IS THE PLACE
New York: Anchor Books/ Doubleday, (1997). 0385485980 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine in photo-pictorial French-fold wraps. 
SIGNED and dated by the author to the title-page. The love story of an elderly blackjack dealer at the Stateline Casino in Wendover, Nevada and a nineteen-year-old Mormon girl from Bountiful, Utah by the Henfield Award-winning author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11984 Roden, Barbara and Christopher, editors MIDNIGHT NEVER COMES
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 1997. 1899562346 First edition, first printing: one of 500 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
An original anthology of ghost stories by contemporary writers in the genre: Volk, Mackay, Chislett, Rath, Lamsley, Pardoe, Whitbourn, Aycliffe, Griffin, Rowlands, Weighell, Howarth, Burt, Rhys Hughes, Simon Clark, Jesse F. Knight, and Steve Duffy. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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11985 Roden, Barbara, edited, and with an introduction by LADY STANHOPE'S MANUSCRIPT And Other Supernatural Tales
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, (2002). 1553100352 Second edition: a trade paperback original. An Ash-Tree Press Occasional Booklet. Trade Paperback. Fine, a new book, in slick, illustrated wraps. Illustrations by Pat Walsh, Dallas Goffin, Nick Maloret, and Alan Hunter. New preface to this edition by Roden. 
Re-issue of Ash-Tree's debut, a chapbook collection of Christmas ghost stories by members of the Ghost Story Society. Authors (besides Dale J. Nelson with the title tale) are Katherine Haynes, Christopher Roden, G.W. Howarth, and Tina Rath. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11986 Roden, Christopher & Barbara, general editors THE CASE FILES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE SPECKLED BAND
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Calabash Press, 1997. 1899562249 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in mauve cloth lettered in gilt; in original acetate dust jacket. Illustrated with theatre photos, vintage Sherlockian and original illustrations by Paul Lowe. Contributors include Roger Lancelyn Green, David Stuart Davies, Chris Redmond. 
One of Doyle's most celebrated tales is under the Sherlockian microscope in this tempting compendium of critical studies, including an in-depth consideration of Doyle's dramatisation of the story and a treatment of locked room yarns. Delectable. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11987 Roden, H.W. ONE ANGEL LESS
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1945. First edition. This copy SIGNED by Roden to an ''autograph'' bookplate affixed to front free endpaper. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a lightly nicked color-illustrated dust jacket that shows some mild age-toning and one tiny short closed edge tear to lower front panel. 
"Here comes that man again!--that hard-headed, two-fisted private investigator SID AMES...in a fast, funny, staccato-paced mystery for the fans who like them swift and punchy." By the author of TOO BUSY TO DIE. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11988 Roden, H.W. WAKE FOR A LADY
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1946. First edition, first printing. Jacket painting by Lisbeth Lofgren. Hardcover. About near fine, lightly soiled, tiny areas of faint dampstain to edges of front and rear endsheets, an upper corner tip mildly bumped; in a lightly chipped, very good plus dust jacket with corresponding patches of pale dampstain, tear to front panel. 
"Neatly planned kaleidoscope of beautiful women who ask too many questions, crafty gentlemen whose answers flow too readily, ordinary citizens with extraordinary habits, detection that is direct, vigorous, alert. Starring Sid Ames and Johnny Knight." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11989 Rodgers, Daniel T. THE WORK ETHIC IN INDUSTRIAL AMERICA 1850-1920
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, (1978). 0226723518 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in textured burgundy boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with mild fading to the spine panel. 
In an unusual blend of social and intellectual history, Rodgers evaluates the place of the work ethic in the lives of industrial workers. The result is a well-researched study on how values adjust to change. 300 pages; notes; and index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11990 Rodgers, Eugene BEYOND THE BARRIER: The Story of Byrd's First Expedition to Antarctica
Anapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, (1990). 087021022X Second printing. Hardcover. Fine in full blue cloth with titles in silver to the spine; in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
The author has investigated and studied original papers, periodicals, books, and interviewed numerous sources to provide an unbiased, truthful account of the pioneer polar explorer's first Arctic expedition. 354 pages; 16 B&W plates; notes; index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11991 Rodgers, Mrs. Jimmie MY HUSBAND JIMMIE RODGERS
Nashville, Tennessee: Ernest Tubb Publications, (1935). First edition, first printing. Trade paperbound format. Jimmie Rodgers Society address rubber-stamped to the title-page, curling and mild stains to the covers, slight lean to the spine, and minor shelfwear, else a very good copy in photo-illustrated wraps. 264 pages; three frontispiece photos. 
This affectionate biography, detailing the life of this colorful and influential musician--known as the "Father of Country Music," was the first book-length biography published about a country musician. Rodgers died from tuberculosis in 1933. Scarce! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11992 Rodgers, Richard; Hammerstein, Oscar, 2nd; Logan, Josh SOUTH PACIFIC
New York: Random House, (1949). First edition, second state (lacks Logan's name on copyright page). Illustrated with three production photos reproduced on coated stock. Hardcover. A trifle dust-soiled to edges, a trace of age-darkening to top edge, tiny bump to lower edge, else about near fine; in rubbed, edgeworn pictorial dust jacket; spine panel is significantly darkened, lettering faded, the ends lightly nicked and edgetorn. 
Pulitzer Prize-winning musical adaptation of James Michener's Pulitzer Prize-winning book. Tony Awards went to stars Mary Martin, Ezio Pinza, Myron McCormick, Juanita Hall, director Logan, and also to the book, the score, the show and Jo Mielziner's set. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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11993 Rodier, Paul THE ROMANCE OF FRENCH WEAVING
New York: Tudor Publishing Co., (1936). ''New edition.'' Originally published in 1931. Hardcover. Faded area to the upper page edges, front endpaper corner crease, else a near fine, bright copy in green cloth with titles on gilt panels, red borders and rules to the front cover and spine; in a very good chipped, shelfworn and edge-torn dust jacket. 
Generously illustrated with ninety-nine b&w and two color plates, this history of weaving and textiles in France also treats the people, social customs, language, and various arts from the time of Caesar to Napoleon's time. 356 pages with index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11994 Roe, Caroline A POULTICE FOR A HEALER
New York: Berkley Prime Crime, (2003). 0425191923 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Caroline Roe is the pseudonym of mystery author Medora Sale. This is the seventh book in the Anthony Award-nominated historical mystery series featuring blind, Jewish physician Isaac of Girona--set in medieval Spain. 
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11995 Roe, Caroline; (pseudonym of Medora Sale) CONSOLATION FOR AN EXILE
New York: Berkley Prime Crime, (2004). 0425198375 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The eighth mystery chronicle of Isaac of Girona, a physician in medieval Spain by the Canadian Doctor of Medieval Studies. Caroline Roe is the pen name of Medora Sale. 
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11996 Roeburt, John TOUGH COP
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1949). First edition. An Inner Sanctum Mystery. With publisher's response postcard laid in. Hardcover. A sharp, very nearly fine copy in an age-toned dust jacket that shows some nicking to spine ends and to lower edge of rear panel, a closed edge tear to upper spine at rear spine fold. 
Mystery novel featuring Johnny Devereaux, a hardboiled twenty-year veteran of the NYC police force. Devereaux also appears in THE HOLLOW MAN. Roeburt won an Edgar for a 1949 episode of the radio series INNER SANCTUM. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11997 Roeburt, John TOUGH COP
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1949). First edition. An Inner Sanctum Mystery. Hardcover. Erasure scar and tiny chip to front endsheet, which also bears a red felt pen strike-out of an earlier price; else a sharp near fine copy in orange boards; in a dust jacket that is age-toned, worn, lightly soiled, nicked, edge-torn, with tiny damp stain. 
First book appearance of about-to-retire twenty-year veteran cop Johnny Devereaux, in this mystery from the multi-faceted Roeburt, who also wrote plays, screenplays, radio dramas (he won an Edgar), novelizations and short stories. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11998 Roeburt, John THE CLIMATE OF HELL
London: Abelard-Schuman, (1958). First edition. Hardcover. Lightly edge-foxed, faint offsetting to endpapers, previous owner's signature to pastedown, else a very good plus copy, in a dust jacket with some minor edgewear, age-toning, and foxing; with one closed tear to interior rear panel. Albeit a nice copy. 
"I've got it down as I remember it: the brainwashing and why it happened to me." With nightmarishly creepy jacket art by "CWB." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11999 Roemer, John E. EGALITARIAN PERSPECTIVES: Essays in Philosophical Economics
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1994). 0521450667 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. One lower corner tip lightly bumped, else fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Tall octavo. 356 pages; references and an index. 
Collection of fifteen essays on egalitarianism that explore contemporary philosophical debates on the subject. Roemer has published many books and papers on economic topics and is currently a Professor of Political Science and Economics at Yale. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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12000 Roessner, Michaela THE STARS COMPEL
New York: Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1999). 0312857551 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Tristan Elwell. 
"Forced to leave her native Florence to reside in Rome under the watchful eye of her kinsman, Pope Clement VII, 11-year-old Catherine de' Medici resolves to use her talents to wrest control of her destiny."--LJ. Sequel to THE STARS DISPOSE. 
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