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12101 Rowling, J.K. HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS
(New York): Arthur A. Levine Books/Scholastic Press, (1999). 0439064864 First U.S. edition: first printing (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 9/9 0/0 1 2 3 4). Hardcover. Mild lean to the spine, else near fine in purple patterned boards with a green shelf-back; in a price-clipped but otherwise fine dust jacket with art by Mary GrandPre. 
Second state binding with "Year/2" bordered in silver to the top of the spine. Third state dust jacket with bar code price of 19.95 with "Year/2" also bordered in silver to the top of the spine. An uncommon variant. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12102 Rowling, J.K. HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE
(New York, NY): Arthur A. Levine Books/An Imprint of Scholastic Press, (1998). 0590353403 First U.S. edition, first printing. Correct number line: "1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 8 9/9 0/0 01 02" and "First American edition, October  Hardcover. Later state binding of black boards with purple spine; in a later state dust jacket priced $17.95 without the number "1" on the spine. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Rowling's enchanting and magical debut novel that won the National Book Award, the Smarties Prize, the Children's Book Award, was short-listed for the Carnegie Medal, and was the source for the hit film. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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12103 Rowse, A.L. GLIMPSES OF THE GREAT
(Lanham, Maryland): University Press of America, (1985). 0819150088 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in burgundy cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; in a dust jacket. 244 pages. 
Elizabethan scholar Rowse's personal recollections about famous people, particularly British authors, including Bertrand Russell, H.G. Wells, Evelyn Waugh, Elizabeth Bowen, John Betjeman, John Buchan, Rebecca West, and C.S. Lewis. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12104 Roy, Archie THE DARK HOST
London: John Long, (1976). 0091263506 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
One of six SF genre novels published by the distinguished researcher, emeritus professor of astronomy at the University of Glasgow and a former president of the Society for Psychical Research. This is a horror novel set in Greece involving Atlantis. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12105 Royal, John F. TELEVISION PRODUCTION PROBLEMS
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1948. First edition. Inscribed, SIGNED, and dated (1948) on the front endpaper by the author and, then, Vice President of NBC. Hardcover. Upper and lower spine ends worn, frayed, and rubbed, covers display some fading and soiling, gold spine lettering tarnished, light age-toning to the cover fore-edges, else a very good copy in blue cloth with gilt titles on a red panel; no dust jacket. 
A volume in the NBC-Columbia University Broadcasting Series. An early attempt to address the production problems of this new and growing medium. 179 pages with a glossary of television terms and an index. Illustrated with vintage photos of set designs. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12106 Royal, John F. TELEVISION PRODUCTION PROBLEMS
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1948. First edition. Hardcover. Shelfwear at the upper spine edge and the lower shelf edges, gold spine lettering tarnished, light age-toning to the cover fore-edges, else a very good copy in blue cloth with gilt titles on a red panel; no dust jacket. 
A volume in the NBC-Columbia University Broadcasting Series. Included are problems with writing, facilities, settings, opera, and mobile units. 179 pages with a glossary of television terms and an index. Illustrated with photographs of set designs. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12107 Royce, Kenneth THE CONCRETE BOOT
New York: McKay/Washburn, (1971). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A short edge tear to upper spine, else a near fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with shelfwear and light rubbing. 
From the author of THE MASTERPIECE AFFAIR. A Spider Scott novel 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12108 Royce, Kenneth THE MASTERPIECE
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1973). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Light sunning to the upper shelf edge, else a near fine copy in a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket with traces of shelfwear. 
From the author of THE THIRD ARM. A Spider Scott novel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12109 Royce, Kenneth THE THIRD ARM
New York: McGraw-Hill, (1980). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with traces of rubbing to the extremities. 
From the author of THE CONCRETE BOOT. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12110 Royle, Trevor CRIMEA: The Great Crimean War, 1854-1856
New York: St. Martin's Press, (2000). 0312230796 Second printing of the U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in black boards with gilt spine lettering; in a price-clipped, faintly age-toned, very nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket. 564 pages, including index. Illustrated. 
"The Crimean War was our first media war, and it sank into popular consciousness...Royle has written a new and up to date account of this war...his book is gripping, with the momentum of the cavalry charges that he describes so well."--Norman Stone. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12111 Royo, Rodrigo THE SUN AND THE SNOW
Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1956. B0007F0KD0 First edition in English. Translated by Anthony Kerrigan. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in blue cloth with gilt spine lettering; in a very lightly rubbed, near fine dust jacket showing a few tiny edge tears. Jacket by Bill Frisbie. 
A novel of love and war among the men of Spain's "Blue Division"--united in one common cause: their hatred of communism. Royo was a member of that Blue Division--sent by Spain to fight in Russia in 1941. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12112 Rozan, S. J. CONCOURSE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1995). 0312134533 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with the usual edgewear and nicking associated with this issue. 
S.J. Rozan's second novel and winner of the Shamus Award for Best Mystery. Rozan is the author of WINTER AND NIGHT, the winner of the 2003 Edgar for Best Novel. This copy has been SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12113 Rozan, S.J. ABSENT FRIENDS
(New York): Delacorte Press, (2004). 0385338031 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The first stand-alone novel by the Edgar, Anthony, Macavity, Nero, and Shamus Award-winning author is a literary thriller portraying "..what New York City was like just after 9/11...full of heart, soul, passion and intelligence."--Lee Child. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12114 Rozan, S.J. STONE QUARRY
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (1999). First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in glossy pictorial wrappers. 
Advance uncorrected proof of the Anthony and Shamus Award-winning author's sixth mystery. SIGNED by Rozan on the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12115 Rubens, Bernice GO TELL THE LEMMING
London: Hamish Hamilton, (1990). 024112881 First edition thus, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Reissue of the fifth novel by the Booker-winning author of THE ELECTED MEMBER. "A powerful and entertaining story which captures the fierce heat of the Italian landscape as well as the rhythm of London days and evenings."--pfd. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12116 Rubin, Jerry GROWING (UP) AT THIRTY-SEVEN
New York: M. Evans and Company, Inc., (1976). 0871311895 First edition. Hardcover. Slight wear to the spine ends, and very mildly faded red endpapers, else near fine; in an age-toned dust jacket with a tiny spot of rubbing to the spine. 208 pages. 
Rubin, the co-founder of the Yippies, organizer of the first demonstrations at Berkeley, and a member of the Chicago Seven, re-examines his life in his middle-thirties. The focus of the book is the shift from changing the world to changing oneself. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12117 Ruck, Berta A TRICKLE OF WELSH BLOOD
London: Hutchinson of London, (1967). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine price-clipped dust jacket. Octavo. 224 pages. Frontispiece portrait. 
Autobiography of Amy Roberta (Berta) Ruck (1878-1978), a romantic novelist, writing almost eighty novels over the course of her writing career as well as large numbers of short stories. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12118 Rucker, Rudy FREK AND THE ELIXER
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2004). 0765310589 First edition: Advance uncorrected proof. Proof. Fine in pink printed wraps. 
FREK AND THE ELIXER is a playful SF epic by "the astonishing Rudy Rucker...the mutant offspring of Jonathan Swift and Philip Jose Farmer."--The Washington Post. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12119 Rucker, Rudy; Foreword by Martin Gardner THE FOURTH DIMENSION And How To Get There
London: Rider, (1985). 009159930X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Tall octavo. 228 pages; bibliography and an index. Figures. 
Rudy Rucker calls this "a definitive account of what the fourth dimension means, both physically and spiritually." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12120 Rudnick, Paul SOCIAL DISEASE
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986. 0394552709 First edition. Hardcover. Mild wear to the top-edge coloring, else near fine in a lightly age-toned pictorial dust jacket. 
Debut novel from the howlingly funny author, screenwriter (IN & OUT), playwright (I HATE HAMLET and JEFFREY), and alter ego for dental spouse and film critic Libby Gelman-Waxner. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12121 Rudnick, Paul SOCIAL DISEASE
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986. 0394552709 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Playwright, scenarist, Gelman-Waxnerite Rudnick's debut novel. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12122 Rudolph, Penny LIFEBLOOD
(Scottsdale, Arizona): Poisoned Pen Press, (2007). 1590583469 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in and rubberstamped notice to the front endpaper. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
Rachel Chavez, a recovering alcoholic, owns and lives in an apartment on the top floor of a parking garage in downtown Los Angeles. Second in the Rachel Chavez series and sequel to THICKER THAN BLOOD (2005). 
Price: 12.50 USD
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12123 Rudorff, Raymond THE HOUSE OF THE BRANDERSONS: A Novel of Possession
New York: Arbor House, (1973). 0877950679 First edition. Hardcover. Mild soiling to page edges, red felt-tip dot to front free endsheet, small ''BTP'' sticker to pastedown, else near fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Victorian tale of the occult, of decadence, mysticism, and Gothic dread. By the author of THE DRACULA ARCHIVES. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12124 Rueff, Bob ENDGAME
(St. Cloud, Minnesota): North Star Press of St. Cloud, Inc., (2004). 0878392017 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
There’s a serial killer afoot in Bloomington, Minnesota, a community new to such lethal assaults. Moreover, each victim is dispatched in creative fashion, using the products of a particular advertising agency. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12125 Ruehlmann, William SAINT WITH A GUN: The Unlawful American Private Eye
New York: New York University Press, 1984. 0814773931 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. A fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps that are very lightly age-toned. 
"A brilliant survey of American crime fiction."--Washington Post. "Ruehlman writes with power and precision...a penetrating work of cultural history."--Ross Macdonald. 155 pages, including works cited. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12126 Ruggero, Ed THE COMMON DEFENSE
New York: Pocket Books, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A novel of counter-terrorism. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12127 Ruiz, Ronald L. HAPPY BIRTHDAY JESUS
Houston, Texas: Arte Publico Press, 1994. 1558851089 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Ruiz is a criminal attorney in northern California, and this novel of the relationship between race and violence is "a thoroughly depressing but fascinating book...as riveting as it is revealing."--William Kunstler. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12128 Runbeck, Margaret Lee PINK MAGIC
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. A fine, fresh copy in textured blue cloth with a paper cover label illustration by John O'Hara Cosgrave II; in a near fine dust jacket with two closed edge tears and a slightly faded spine. Jacket art also by Cosgrave 
This elusive title by the author of the MISS BOO series features a sixteen-year-old girl whose wishes come true when she dreams of obtaining the "pink magic"--allure, appeal, a spell cast over the Other Sex--that some seventeen-year-olds have. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12129 Ruoslahti, Erkki & Engvall, Eva, editors EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX COMPONENTS
San Diego: Academic Press, Inc., (1994). 0121821463 First edition. Methods in Enzymology Volume 245. Complimentary copy with a handwritten note to the series editor. Hardcover. Fine in green cloth with gilt lettering to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 638 pages, list of contributors, previous volumes in series, author index, and a subject index. 
A collection of papers on the study of enzymes; topics include extracellular matrix proteins, receptors, components that do not self-assemble, extracellular matrix in invertebrates, and modern methods in matrix research. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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12130 Ruryk, Jean NEXT WEEK WILL BE BETTER
New York: St. Martin's, (1998). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Cat Wilde mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12131 Rusch, Kristine Kathryn THE RIVAL: The Third Book of the Fey
New York/Toronto/London/sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books/Spectra, (1997). 0553568965 First edition: Paperback Original. Issued simultaneously with the London: Millennium hardcover. Mass market paperback. Very faint spine creases, pale yellowing to first page, thus very nearly fine, in illustrated wraps. 
Book three in the series; follows The Fey: SACRIFICE and The Fey: THE CHANGELING. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12132 Ruse, Gary Alan THE GODS OF CERUS MAJOR
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1982. 0385171188 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in grey boards with white spine lettering; in an age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
"Demonstrates an intimate sense of genre device, as the protagonist, on a test flight that goes wrong, encounters a variety of strangenesses on an explored planet."--Clute and Nicholls. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12133 Rush, Philip S. HISTORICAL SKETCHES OF THE CALIFORNIAS: Spanish and Mexican Periods
(San Diego, California): [By the author], (1953). First edition. Hardcover. Nearly fine in very lightly soiled cloth without dustjacket. 
Octavo. 96 pages, list of Mexican Governors, index, illustrations, endpaper maps (the one at rear upside down--publisher's flaw). 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12134 Rush, Philip S. A HISTORY OF THE CALIFORNIAS
(San Diego, California): By Philip S. Rush Publisher, (1958). First edition. Hardcover. Minor bubbling to the lower front panel, else a near fine copy in red cloth titled in gilt; no dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author/publisher, additionally there is a typed letter, SIGNED on THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA RANCHER letterhead, answering an inquiry on ranching articles. 277 pages, index of California places and names. Numerous photographs, maps. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12135 Ruskin, John; Turska, Krystyna, illustrator KING OF THE GOLDEN RIVER
New York: Greenwillow Books, (1978). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine; in a price-clipped dust jacket with very mild fading of spine, else near fine with a Greenwillow Library Edition sticker across the spine. Quarto. 
Ruskin, a major British art critic, writer and thinker of the 19th Century, wrote one story for children, a tale of guileless Gluck, his two hardhearted brothers, and the mysterious visitor who changes all their lives, here lovingly illustrated by Turska. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12136 Russ, Joanna THE TWO OF THEM
New York: Berkley Publishing Company/G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1978). 0399121498 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a very nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket with a hint of edge wear. Wraparound dust jacket art by Norm Walker. 
Joanna Russ is an American writer and feminist, and the prolific author of works of science fiction and feminist literary criticism. THE TWO OF THEM--a feminist SF novel with a strong female protagonist--is a powerful portrait of a future sexist society. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12137 Russ, Joanna PICNIC ON PARADISE
(London): Macdonald Science Fiction, (1969). First hardcover edition, first printing. Hardcover. Heel of the spine and lower corner tips lightly bumped, else near fine in green boards with gilt-stamped spine titles; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket with a hint of soiling to the rear panel. 
First novel by the American SF author, academic and feminist. Nebula Award nominee. "A female travel agent takes an oddly assorted group across an alien planet."--Tuck. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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12138 Russell, A.J. DEVALINO CAPER
New York: Random House, (1975). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 

Price: 12.50 USD
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12139 Russell, A.J. POUR THE HEMLOCK
New York: Random House, (1976). First edition. Hardcover. Traces of shelfwear to the upper and lower shelf edges, toning to pages, else a near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with toning to the panels. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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12140 Russell, Alan HOTEL DETECTIVE
(New York): Mysterious Press, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
An inn-side tale of murder. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12141 Russell, Alan HOTEL DETECTIVE
(New York): Mysterious Press, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
An inn-side tale of murder. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12142 Russell, Alan K., edited by THE BOOK OF THE DEAD: Thirteen Classic Tales of the Supernatural
Poole/New York/Sydney: New Orchard Editions, (1986). 1850790353 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages uniformly tanned, as expected, else fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. Tall octavo. 
Splendid ghost story anthology with selections by Poe, Marion Crawford, Mary Shelley, Sir Walter Scott, Perceval Landon, Dickens, Le Fanu, Mrs. Gaskell, Margaret Oliphant, Bulwer-Lytton, Wilkie Collins. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12143 Russell, Andy TRAILS OF A WILDERNESS WANDERER
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1971. Second printing. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Biographical recollections of life in the wild. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12144 Russell, Charles THE SPY IS DEAD
New York: Doubleday, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Traces of shelfwear to the extremities, else a near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 12.50 USD
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12145 Russell, Charlotte DARK MUSIC
New York: Lancer Books, (1972). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. A Lancer Super-Size Gothic, Easy Eye. Mass market paperback. Covers and textblock tanned, inside covers offset, light edgewear, edge-nicks, tiny chip; in illustrated wraps; variation on the de riguer gothic cover art features a fleeing young beauty, a window-lit mansion, and in this case a woman playing a violin. 
"In the secluded mountain home of a famous musician, Joanne McNally meets the stranger who may claim her love--or her life!" This copy warmly inscribed and SIGNED by the author, who reveals the name (Carl Henry Rathjen) behind the pseudonym. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12146 Russell, E.S. DEATH OF A CLOUDWALKER
New York: Walker, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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12147 Russell, Eric Frank SOMEWHERE A VOICE
New York: Ace Books, [1966]. First U.S. edition, first printing. Ace Book F-338. Hardcover. Very fine, as-new, in illustrated wraps. Unopened and unread! Cover art by Kelly Freas. 
Collection of seven science fiction stories published first in the U.S. as a paperback original. A virtually new copy! 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12148 Russell, Keith C. and friends THE DUCK-HUNTINGEST GENTLEMEN: A Collection of Waterfowling Stories
(Tulsa, Oklahoma): Winchester Press, (1980). 0876913281 First trade edition, first printing. Illustrated by Jonathan Newdick. Hardcover. Unobtrusive former owner's inscription to the front illustrated endpaper, else near fine in textured blue boards illustrated in gilt to the front cover; in a very good plus slightly soiled dust jacket with a small sticker-removal scar to the spine. 
SIGNED by the author. Russell has hunted waterfowl throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, and East Africa. These reminiscences by Russell and his friends from all walks of life, show that "all waterfowling is fun". 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12149 Russell, Kirk DEAD GAME
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2005). 0811850781 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A new book! SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
"Who knew that a Fish and Game undercover team could uncover so much menace? Or that an ecothriller could be wildly fun and solidly convincing without sliding into preachifying?"--Connie Fletcher. The third John Marquez crime novel. 
Price: 23.95 USD
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12150 Russell, Kirk NIGHT GAME
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2005). 0811850447 First edition thus: a trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Fine, in illustrated wraps. A new book! SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
"Genuine evil and heart-stopping action are not reserved solely for the gritty inner city, but flourish as well in Russell's rural California settings in his second John Marquez outing. This is a series, and an author, to hitch on to."--C.J. Box. 
Price: 12.95 USD
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12151 Russell, Martin A DOMESTIC AFFAIR
New York: Walker, (1985). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Lightly bumped upper corner tip, toning to the page edges, else a near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 12.50 USD
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12152 Russell, Maureen THE BEST OF HIGHLANDER
[No place]. Davis/Panzer Productions, Inc., 1999. First edition: a trade paperback original. Quarto. Trade Paperback. Some very minor rubbing to covers, else a nearly fine copy in slick, illustrated covers. 
Russell conducted interviews with all the major creative contributors to the swashbuckling time travel series, and solicited their commentary on a handful of the best episodes for this generously illustrated peek behind the scenes of the cult sensation. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12153 Russell, Randy DOLL EYES: A Rooster Franklin Mystery
New York: A Perfect Crime Book/Doubleday, (1992). 0385423829 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
The fourth Alton Benjamin "Rooster" Franklin mystery has him searching for a lost love, and finding a murdered look-alike. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12154 Russell, Ray ABSOLUTE POWER
Baltimore: McClay & Associates, (1992). 094776278 First edition, limited to 500 numbered copies SIGNED by Russell. Hardcover. Very fine in gilt-stamped blue cloth and matching slipcase; without dust jacket, as issued. 
Paranaturalist Julian Trask battles a modern-day witch in this tale of sex, voodoo and world domination. By the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Award winner and author of the classic SARDONICUS, basis for the 1961 William Castle-directed movie. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12155 Russier, Gabrielle; introduction by Nemone Lethbridge THE AFFAIR OF GABRIELLE RUSSIER
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1973. 0575014415 First U.K. edition, first printing. Russier's letters translated from the French by Ghislaine Boulanger. Hardcover. A hint of foxing to the upper page edges, else this would be a fine copy in green boards; in a very faintly age-toned photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Russier's letters to friends from prison chronicling her ordeal--she was a 30-year-old teacher whose affair with a boy of 16 led to her imprisonment and eventual suicide; with interpretative essays by Mavis Gallant and Raymond Jean. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12156 Russo, Richard EMPIRE FALLS
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. 0679432477 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Lower corner crease to front-free endpaper, faint soiling to upper page edges, near fine; in a fine dust jacket. Winner of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
This winner of the Pultizer Prize is a multigenerational tale that spins a universe out of one dying mill town in Maine. Russo is acclaimed for writing novels that grasp the essence of small towns, realistically portraying a community's inhabitants. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12157 Russo, Richard EMPIRE FALLS
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. 0679432477 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Winner of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
A multigenerational tale that spins a universe out of one dying mill town in Maine. Author of the filmed NOBODY'S FOOL, Russo is acclaimed for writing novels that grasp the essence of small towns, realistically portraying a community's inhabitants. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12158 Russoli, Franco PABLO PICASSO
Milano: "Silvano", (1953). First edition. Hardcover. Former owner's brief inscription to the front endpaper, a hint of foxing to the covers, tiny tears to the lower spine edge, else very good plus; in a very good plus dust jacket with shallow chips to the spine ends; in a slightly age-toned card slipcase. 
349 striking color and black-and-white plates lavishly depicting Picasso's works including paintings, sculptures, bronzes and ceramics are arranged in chronological order and complemented with descriptions and a biographical text in Italian. Index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12159 Rust, Doris TALES OF MAGIC FROM FAR AND NEAR
London: Faber and Faber, (1971). 0571087868 Reprint. Hardcover. A trace of wear at the shelf edges, else fine, as-new, in pictorial boards; in a nearly fine illustrated dust jacket, clipped to the lower front flap, presumably by the publisher. Illustrated by Cecil Elgee. 
"Five magical tales from across the world and a sixth based on the author's own experience...an ideal book for reading to small groups."--Janet Bruce. "Rust has no superior in the art of writing for the very young."--Birmingham Post. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12160 Rust, Doris TALES FROM THE AUSTRALIAN BUSH
London: Faber and Faber, (1968). 0571083587 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in pictorial boards; in a price-clipped, else fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Eight animal tales based on the legends of the Australian Aborigines: including the story of how a crane and a kangaroo-rat first discovered fire; how an enormous frog caused a drought by drinking all the water, six more! Illustrated by Cecil Elgee. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12161 Rutherford, Douglas KICK START
New York: Walker, (1973). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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12162 Rutherford, Douglas STOP AT NOTHING
New York: Walker, (1983). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a very good dust jacket with shelfwear to the edges. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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12163 Rutherford, John A. and Richard B. Smith, III COWBOY SHOOTING STARS
Madison, NC: Empire Publishing, Inc., (1988). First edition, first printing. Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in illustrated stapled wraps. 
"The reference book and check list of all titles of sound films and cowboys stars of those thrilling, never-to-be forgotten budget westerns." Octavo. 100 pages. Many black-and-white photographs. Scarce! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12164 Ryan, Alan, edited by PERPETUAL LIGHT
(New York, N.Y.): Warner Books/A Warner Communications Company, (1982). First hardcover edition, first printing: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club; jacket code, 5082. Hardcover. Near fine, in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket, with artwork by Jill Bauman. 
23 original sf stories (by Silverberg, Tanith Lee, Lafferty, Foster, Benford, Grant, Aldiss, and others) with religious themes. Originally issued as a Warner PBO. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12165 Ryan, Charles C. STARRY MESSENGER: The Best of Galileo
Newton Abbot: Readers Union Group of Book Clubs, 1981. First edition thus. Hardcover. Inked ''Vol. 2 No. 12'' to title-page, inked ''Autumn '81'' to rear flap, pages age-toned--as expected, else fine; in a fine, if faintly age-toned dust jacket. 
Collection by the magazine's editor of the most outstanding stories published in the pages of GALILEO during its short history. Included: Ellison's "Django"; Foster's "Ye Who Would Sing"; Aldiss' "Where the Lines Converge"; Willis' "Samaritan"; more. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12166 Ryan, Daniel L. COMPUTER-AIDED ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHICS
New York and Basel: (Marcel Dekker, Inc.), (1983). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in laminated boards. 
A large, thoroughly illustrated guide to computerized architectural drawing, providing pictorial examples of every lesson on nearly every page. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12167 Ryan, Terry THE PRIZE WINNER OF DEFIANCE, OHIO: How My Mother Raised 10 Kids On 25 Words Or Less
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Auckland: Simon & Schuster, (2001). 0743211227 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The poet remembers Mama and the details of how her Mother entered contests to become the major support for her large family. The successful filmed version of the poignant memoir starred Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson and Laura Dern. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12168 Ryerson, Florence & Clements, Colin THIS AWFUL AGE
New York/London: D. Appleton and Company, 1930. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild foxing and offsetting to endsheets, else an about fine copy in blue binding with gilt titles; in a lightly worn and mildly rubbed dust jacket with nicking to the spine ends and corner tips. 
Comic coming-of-age story about two jazz age "flaming youths"--Jane Jones and Chump Edwards. Inscribed and SIGNED by the authors (husband and wife) to the endsheet. Ryerson is best-known as a co-screenwriter for THE WIZARD OF OZ. Scarce! 
Price: 250.00 USD
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12169 Ryerson, Florence & Clements, Colin GLAMOUR PREFERRED: A Comedy in Three Acts
New York: Samuel French, (1941). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine with minor fading to upper edges, some soiling to top page edges, slight age-toning to pages; in a dust jacket with darkening to spine panel and edges, mild dampstain to corners, nicks to upper spine panel, and re-price stamp to front flap. 
SIGNED by Colin Clements with a long inscription to Oliver Prickett, dated June 25, 1947. A light-hearted comedy about the film industry that was first produced at the Booth Theatre in New York. Includes two photos from the original production. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12170 Ryerson, Florence and Miller, Alice D. G. LITTLE SCANDAL: A Comedy in Three Acts
New York: Samuel French, (1951). First edition. Hardcover. Very minor spotting to the top page edges, else a fine fresh copy in blue cloth with a black shelf-back, spine titles gilt; in a fresh yellow dust jacket with mild dust-soiling. 
LITTLE SCANDAL was first produced at the Pasadena Playhouse, on December 7, 1950. Each collaborator has significant screenplay contributions most notably THE WIZARD OF OZ (Ryerson) and THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY (Miller). 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12171 Ryman, Geoff AIR (Or Have, Not Have)
New York: St. Martin's Griffin, (2004)> 0312261217 Trade Paperback. Trade Paperback. Fine, a new book, in illustrated wraps. 
"AIR is wonderful...Ryman is a true, graceful writer, and this is a novel you move into and inhabit for as long as you can make it last."--Kit Reed. Winner of the James Tiptree, Jr. Memorial Award and 2006 Nebula Award nominee. 
Price: 14.95 USD
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12172 S.F. Myers & Co. ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE AND TRADE PRICE LIST PUBLISHED BY S.F. MYERS & CO., NEW YORK
New York: S.F. Myers & Co., 1887. First edition of No.25. Original nineteenth-century purple cloth with a gilt-embossed front cover, floral endpapers. Hardcover. Pencilled and rubber-stamped ownership name to the verso of the front endpaper, mild uniform fading to the front cover, covers show some rubbing and a few scattered stains, minor edge wear, else very good, internally clean. Oblong quarto. 244 pages. 
25th anniversary illustrated jeweler's trade catalogue of S.F. Myers & Co. Thousands of quality items are featured with prices. Diamond jewelry, optical goods, tools, musical boxes, watches, clocks, pens, bronzes, silver ware, canes, emblem pins, etc. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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12173 Sa'adah, Anne THE SHAPING OF LIBERAL POLITICS IN REVOLUTIONARY FRANCE: A Comparative Perspective
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, (1990). 0691078246 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth with silver lettering to the spine; in a dust jacket. 248 pages, bibliography, and an index. 
An examination of how the tension between the concepts of conflict and community during the revolutions of the 1700's shaped liberal politics in England, America, and France, with the result that French politics have suffered from occasional instability. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12174 Sabatini, Rafael THE STROLLING SAINT
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1924. Revised edition. First issued in 1913, a revised edition was also released in the U.K. by Stanley Paul in 1924. Hardcover. Pale age-darkening to endsheets, light uniform fading to black cloth, else nearly fine; in a nicked, chipped, edge-torn dust jacket that shows a substantial split at the front flap fold. Yet the jacket art is whole and uncompromised. 
Panoramic adventure set at the height of the Renaissance in the Italy of the Borgias, of a young man destined by his mother to be a priest, who abandons his calling for the profession of arms. Jacket art by H.M. Brock. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12175 Sabatini, Rafael TORQUEMADA AND THE SPANISH INQUISITION
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, No date. A vintage reprint issued in The Riverside Library series. Black cloth, lettered, decorated, and ruled in bright orange, top edge colored orange. Hardcover. A fine, fresh copy with the top edge stain unblemished; in an illustrated dust jacket with minor shelfwear that includes tiny edge tears and mild rubbing. A very attractive copy of this uncommon early reprint. 
466 pages; includes a bibliography and an index. Rafael Sabatini was born in Jesi, a city of the Italian Marches, educated in Switzerland and Portugal, and became a British subject, making London his home. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12176 Sabatini, Rafael SCARAMOUCHE
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, Cambridge: 1921. First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good: light wear and rubbing, tiny pinholes to front inner hinge, pages age-toned, as expected; lacking dust jacket. 
"He was born with the gift of laughter and a sense that the world was mad" opens Sabatini's adventure yarn set during the French Revolution; adapted into a play by Barbara Field; filmed in 1923 starring Ramón Novarro and in 1952 with Stewart Granger. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12177 Saberhagen, Fred A MATTER OF TASTE
New York: Tor Horror/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1990). 0312850468 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine, with some fading to the edges of the covers, tiny tear to spine crown; in a near fine dust jacket with very minor creasing, mild age-toning. 
"After more than a decade, the Chicago-based Southerland family again finds itself involved with the 500-year-old fiend who loved their great-great-grandmother in Bram Stoker's original story." Sequel to AN OLD FRIEND OF THE FAMILY. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12178 Saberhagen, Fred A MATTER OF TASTE
New York: Tor Horror/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1990). 0312850468 Second printing. Hardcover. Foxing to upper page edges, else about near fine; in an age-toned, very lightly used, near fine dust jacket. Jacket art by Jim Thiesen. 
"Saberhagen returns to his modern-day Count Dracula tales in this fast-paced sequel to AN OLD FRIEND OF THE FAMILY."--PW. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12179 Saberhagen, Fred GODS OF FIRE AND THUNDER
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2002). 0765302012 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in orange printed wraps. 
The fifth installment of the Book of the Gods series. "Fred Saberhagen's Book of the Gods series offers a unique blend of myth and modernity, with plenty of new takes on ancient and exciting narrative."--Poul Anderson. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12180 Saberhagen, Fred A MATTER OF TASTE
New York: Tor Horror/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1990). 0312850468 First edition. Hardcover. Some very light fading to top and bottom edges, else fine; in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Jim Thiesen. 
"Uncle Matthew," old friend to the Southerland family, lives in modern-day Chicago, but he has a very distinguished past. He is over five-hundred years old and was once known as Count Dracula. From the master of horror and author of THORN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12181 Saberhagen, Fred THE LOST SWORDS: The Second Triad
(New York): Guild America Books, [1991]. 1568650124 First omnibus edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club; #18213. Hardcover. Near fine in a like illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Ron Walotsky. 
Saberhagen's Fourth, Fifth and Sixth volumes ( FARSLAYER'S STORY, COINSPINNER'S STORY, and MINDSWORD'S STORY) in his "Book of Lost Swords" series--are herein omnibized. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12182 Saberhagen, Fred MERLIN'S BONES
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1995). 031285563X First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket art by Tim Jacobs. 
"Saberhagen has wonderfully connected Camelot, what came after, and what came before, with our own near future through the spiralling coils of time. Nothing is what you were told, nothing is what you remember, nothing is what it seems."--Robert Jordan. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12183 Saberhagen, Fred A SHARPNESS ON THE NECK
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1996). 0312857993 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild soiling to the page edges, else fine, in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Joe Curcio. 
In 1792, Philip Radcliffe, bastard son of Benjamin Franklin, comes to France to deliver a letter to Thomas Paine; unknowingly he saves the life of Vlad Dracula! Fast forward to 1996: the current Philip Radcliffe is kidnapped by a mysterious Mr. Graves! 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12184 Saberhagen, Fred DANCING BEARS
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1996). 0312857985 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with artwork by Gary Ruddell. 
"Fantasy novel of were-bears in pre-Revolutionary Russia"--Locus Magazine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12185 Saberhagen, Fred & Zelazny, Roger COILS
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., (1982). First hardcover edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Hardcover. Fine, in a very mildly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. 
Collaboration between the creator of the Berserker saga and the chronicler of Amber. Vivid wraparound jacket painting and interior black-and-white illustrations (including double-spread title-page) by Ron Miller. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12186 Sabuda, Robert & Reinhart, Matthew ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA: MEGA-BEASTS
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Candlewick Press, (2007). 0763622303 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new; without dust jacket, as issued. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by both author/artists to the front page. Designed to amaze, this information packed, 35 pop-up delight, has animals springing forward as their pages are opened, and inner envelope pop-outs to every page. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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12187 Sachs, Mendel RELATIVITY IN OUR TIME: From Physics to Human Relations
London & Washington, DC: Taylor & Francis, (1993). 078401180 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Previous owner's embossed seal to half-title page, else fine in glossy wraps. 
162 pages; figures, notes, index. Sachs, using the conceptually simple standpoints of Einstein's theory, applies notions of relativity to problems in case physics and other spheres of human understanding, including issues of societal relationships. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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12188 Sack, John THE MAN-EATING MACHINE
New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, (1973). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in price-clipped dust jacket. 
With Publisher's Weekly advance review laid in. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12189 Sackett, S.J. and Koch, William E., editors KANSAS FOLKLORE
Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 1961. First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in slightly rubbed dust jacket with a few very short edge tears. 
Includes dances, games, songs, recipes, glossary with dialects, legends, customs and etc. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12190 Sacks, Janet, edited by THE BEST OF SCIENCE FICTION MONTHLY
(London): New English Library/Times Mirror, (1975). 0450025756 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages uniformly tanned, as expected, else fine; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket with supremely bizarre jacket art by Gareth Colman. 
Collection drawn from the pages of the U.K. periodical which was launched in January 1974. Contributors include: Christopher Priest, Ian Watson, Olaf Stapledon, Scott Edelstein, Terry Greenhough, Bob Shaw, more. Introduction by Sacks. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12191 Sacks, Jen NICE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1998). 0312193068 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
The funny and sexy story of a nice girl who discovers that murder is the only way out of a dead-end relationship. One man, though, knows exactly what she's up to. Edgar Award nominee for Best First Mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12192 Sackville-West, V[ita]. THE HEIR: A Love Story
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1922. First U.S. edition, first printing. From English sheets, with title cancel. Preceded by the Heinemann of the same year. Hardcover. Near fine, in tan cloth with tangerine lettering and cover vignette; lacking dust jacket. 
Short story collection comprising: "The Heir," "The Christmas Party," "Patience," "Her Son," and "The Parrot." The title story was originally issued separately in an edition of fifty copies for sale, fifty for private circulation. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12193 Sadler, Mark DEADLY INNOCENTS
New York: Walker, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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12194 Safire, William SCANDALMONGER
New York/London/Sydney/Singapore: Simon & Schuster, (2000). 0684867192 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in slick, illustrated wraps. 
Radical newspaper editor James Thomson Callender forces Alexander Hamilton to reveal his affair with the enigmatic Maria Reynolds in this historical novel by the language maven. 
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12195 Sagan, Carl COSMOS
New York: Random House, (1983). Reprint. Trade Paperback. A slight crease to the lower rear corner, otherwise a near fine copy in glossy pictorial wraps. 
A visually stunning book with over 250 full-color illustrations based on the thirteen-part television series. Tall octavo. 365 pages with an index. Trade paperback. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12196 Sagan, Francoise THE HEART-KEEPER
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1968. B0006BVQDS First U.S. edition, first printing. Translated from the French LE GARDE DU COEUR by Robert Westhoff. Hardcover. Fine, in two-toned green cloth with black spine lettering; lacking dust jacket. 
"Set in Hollywood. A middle-aged woman, Dorothy, takes the guardianship of a beautiful boy, Lewis. She must choose between her mature lover and the young drop-out. At the same time a series of mysterious deaths shock the film circles."--kirjasto. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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12197 Sagan, Leonard A. THE HEALTH OF NATIONS: True Causes of Sickness and Well-being
New York: Basic Books, Inc., Publishers, (1987). 0465028942 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine in illustrated wraps. 232 pages; references; and index. 
The health experience in the U.S. in the postmodern period is examined. An analysis of the psychological, biological and behavioral characteristics of healthy people is also included to find out about the meaning of health and to discover its sources. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12198 Sage, Bruce H. VOLUMETRIC AND PHASE BEHAVIOR OF HYDROCARBONS: Associated with Research Project 37 of the American Petroleum Institute
Stanford University, California: Stanford University Press, (1939). First edition. Hardcover. Early owner's signature on the front pastedown, else a near fine copy in dark green cloth; no dust jacket. 
289 pages, appendix, index. Figures, and equations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12199 Sah, Chih-Han ABSTRACT ALGEBRA
New York and London: Academic Press, (1967). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in like dust jacket that has some light shelfwear and is a bit faded at the spine. 
Academic Press Textbooks in Mathematics. 342 pages, references, index. Equations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12200 Saha, Arthur W., edited by THE YEAR'S BEST FANTASY STORIES: 13
New York, N.Y.: Daw Books, Inc./Donald A. Wollheim, Publisher, (1987). B000K7GGR4 First hardcover edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Jacket code, 10770. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket that betrays just a hint of age-toning. Wraparound jacket painting by Daniel R. Horne. 
Selections by Tanith Lee, Richard L. Purtill, Judith Tarr, R. Chetwynd-Hayes, Kevin J. Anderson, Nancy Kress, Michael Rutherford, Kim Antieau, Jane Yolen, Jim Aikin, Nancy Springer. Introduction by Saha. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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