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12201 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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12202 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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12203 Saint Leo the Great; woodblocks by Margaret Adams ON THE BIRTHDAY OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST
(England): (Stanbrook Abbey Press), (1963). A chapbook. No statement of edition. Hardcover. Very faint age-toning to lower edges of pages, thus fine, in unprinted cardstock wraps with lower and fore edges of pages untrimmed, in attached dustwrapper of marbled paper with front cover title label. The dustwrapper also shows a hint of age-toning. 
Translated from the Office of Matins for the Feast of Christmas by the Benedictines of Stanbrook. [6] pages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12204 Sakey, Marcus THE BLADE ITSELF
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2007). 0312360312 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Fast pacing, fullbodied characters, effective use of the Chicago landscape, surprising plot twists, and some thought-provoking musings on changing the nature of longtime friendships give this debut caper novel both substance and suspense."--Booklist. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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12205 Saki (Munro, H.H.) THE SHORT STORIES OF SAKI (H.H. Munro)
New York: The Modern Library, [undated]. 0394604288 Reprint of the Modern Library edition. Hardcover. Fine, in milk chocolate boards with blind embossed publisher's emblem to front, gilt titling to spine; in a very nearly fine dust jacket with a tiny interior nick at rear flap fold. 
Gathers in one handy volume stories originally published in REGINALD, REGINALD IN RUSSIA, THE CHRONICLES OF CLOVI, BEASTS AND SUPER-BEASTS, THE TOYS OF PEACE and THE SQUARE EGG. Introduction by Christopher Morley. Biography of Saki by E.M. Munro. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12206 Saki (Munro, H.H.) THE STORY-TELLER
(Mankato, Minnesota): Creative Education Inc., (1991). 0886824761 First edition thus. A Creative Short Story. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full navy blue cloth with blind-embossed vignette to front cover, gilt lettering to spine; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. Book design by Rita Marshall. Jacket illustration by Etienne Delessert. 
A mischievous bachelor beguiles three children in a railway carriage with a story about a good girl who comes to a horrible end. In CE's superb story series, smartly produced, with stylish, well-designed typography and original, appealing jacket art. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12207 Salas, Floyd TATTOO THE WICKED CROSS
New York: Grove Press Inc., (1967). First edition. Hardcover. Pale dots of stain speckled to page edges, else near fine, in brick-colored cloth lettered in black to the spine; in an age-toned dust jacket with tiny nick to spine crown, crease to front flap, but none of the customary fading to the red spine lettering. 
Novel of fifteen-year-old Aaron D'Aragon, newly incarcerated inmate of a California prison farm for adolescents. Highly acclaimed book-length debut for the Oakland-based poet-novelist. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12208 Sale, Charles (Chic) THE CHAMPION CORN-HUSKER CRASHES THE MOVIES
Hollywood, California: Specialist Publishing Company, 1933. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Slight separation at the front inner hinge (still holding strong!), else a bright, nearly fine example in patterned boards lettered and ruled in brown; rubbed, soiled, lightly nicked, very good illustrated dust jacket. Illustrated with line drawings. 
"Chic Sale's story of the cornhusker country boy who comes to Hollywood to crash the movies is 'mighty, mighty' good fun."--William S. Hart. Sale was a hugely popular crackerbarrel vaudeville comic who appeared in many films. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12209 Sale, Richard THE OSCAR
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1963. B0007DETZM First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A few tiny dots of stain to upper page-edge tint, else fine, in gilt-lettered black cloth shelfback over mustard boards; in a mildly age-toned, else fine dust jacket. Jacket by Paul Bacon. 
The prolific fictioneer and Hollywood insider (he had written 34 pictures and directed twelve when this novel was released), weaves a wicked tale of a heartless actor whose ambition to land an Oscar knows no bounds. Filmed, of course, in 1966. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12210 Sale, Richard SAILOR TAKE WARNING
London: Big Ben Books, (1942). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild age-toning to the text, patches of fading to the front cover, from erasures, some shelfwear and nicks to the spine, curling to the corners of the covers and text, else about very good in illustrated wraps. 
First publication of this novelette (128 pages), later collected in the U.S. publication HOME IS THE HANGMAN (1949). A story of espionage and counter-espionage set in the South Seas by the screenwriter, director, and novelist. Very scarce! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12211 Sale, Richard THE OSCAR
(London): Cassell and Company Limited, (1964). First U.K. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tiny area of faint stain to lower page edges, else fine, in black boards with gilt lettering and ''Oscar'' device to spine; in an age-toned, lightly edgeworn color photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Hollywood roman a clef by the veteran novelist, pulpster, film writer and director, who has fondly inscribed this copy and boldly SIGNED it to the front free endsheet. Filmed in 1966 from a screenplay co-written by Harlan Ellison! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12212 Sale, Richard FOR THE PRESIDENT'S EYES ONLY
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1971). 0671208853 First edition, first printing. Inscribed, dated, and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Foxing to the page edges, otherwise this would be a near fine copy, in blue cloth with silver stamping; in lightly age-toned and rubbed pictorial dust jacket that shows a hint of edgewear and a minor crease to front flap. 
Electronic genius Sam Carson must be transformed by surgery and training into boorish, violent millionaire Simon Kincade to serve as a decoy in a bizarre plan to destroy the monstrous network of blackmail and extortion known as Keyhole. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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12213 Sale, Richard NOT TOO NARROW...NOT TOO DEEP
New York: Popular Library, [1950]. First paperback edition. Mass market paperback. Text tanning, as expected, minor edge wear, else a near fine, tight copy in illustrated wraps. Great cover art! 
An allegorical tale of redemption and liberation on the high seas featuring a fugitive band of convicts who have escaped from a French penal colony and are accompanied by a mysterious figure called Jean Cambreau. Filmed with Gable and Joan Crawford. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12214 Salinger, J.D. RAISE HIGH THE ROOF BEAM, CARPENTERS and SEYMOUR AN INTRODUCTION
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1959). 0316769576 First edition, third state. Dedication page tipped-in after the title-page. Hardcover. Faint dot of stain to the top pages; else fine; in a near fine dust jacket that is lightly shelfworn with two closed edge tears, and mild fading to a slightly nicked spine. Original $4.00 price intact. 
Two long stories originally written in 1955 and 1959 respectively, published in THE NEW YORKER, containing episodes from the life of the Glass family--with Seymour Glass, the oldest child, as the central character. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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12215 Sallis, James EYE OF THE CRICKET
New York: Walker and Company, (1997). 0802733131 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Fourth book in the series featuring Lew Griffin--a New Orleans-based, 50-ish African-American novelist, teacher, and occasional detective. "A laudable fusion of the detective novel and the literary novel."--Bill Pronzini. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12216 Sallis, James BLUEBOTTLE
New York: Walker and Company, (1999). 0802733239 First edition, first printing. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Fifth in the series featuring black sleuth Lew Griffin. "Poetic, complex and multidimensional, James Sallis' insect-titled crime novels about New Orleans Detective Lew Griffin...are unlike any other you're likely to crack open."--Dick Lochte. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12217 Salmonson, Jessica Amanda JOHN COLLIER AND FREDRIC BROWN WENT QUARRELLING THROUGH MY HEAD
Buffalo, New York: W. Paul Ganley, Publisher, 1989. First edition, first printing: Deluxe edition, limited to 100 numbered SIGNED copies. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket; in a fine black slipcase. 
Collection of 27 horror and fantasy stories by Salmonson, illustrated by Tony Patrick. This copy has been inscribed and SIGNED by the publisher (Ganley), the author, and the artist to illustrator Jim Pianfetti. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12218 Salmonson, Jessica Amanda JOHN COLLIER AND FREDRIC BROWN WENT QUARRELING THROUGH MY HEAD
Buffalo, New York: W. Paul Ganley, Publisher, 1989. 0932445365 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very very close to fine, in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. Illustrated without and within by Tony Patrick. 
Collection of fantasy and horror stories written between 1966 and 1985 by the noted scholar, book dealer and collector, editor, critic, and World Fantasy Award-winning author of the Tomoe Gozen trilogy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12219 Salmonson, Jessica Amanda THE DEEP MUSEUM: Ghost Stories of a Melancholic
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2003. 155310059X First edition, limited to 500 copies. Hardcover. A fine, as-new copy in chianti cloth lettered in gilt to the spine, scarlet-on-red endsheets; in an illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Douglas Walters. 
Ghostly tales and poems from the World Fantasy Award-winning author, editor and genre scholar. In four parts, THE DEEP MUSEUM; BONE WINGS; THE FORSAKEN RELIQUARY; LEGENDS OF OLD AMERICA. With a preface by the author. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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12220 Salter, Hans J., composer THE CLASSIC HORROR MUSIC OF HANS J. SALTER
Burbank, California: Salter Music Publishing Co./Tony Thomas Prods., [No date]. TT-HS-4 Mint; factory sealed long-playing record album. 
The original soundtrack recordings of Salter's scores for two SF/Horror film classics: THE CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON and THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING MAN. Liner notes by Tony Thomas. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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12221 Salton, Milton R.J. and Tomasz, Alexander, editors MODE OF ACTION OF ANTIBIOTICS ON MICROBIAL WALLS AND MEMBRANES
(New York): The New York Academy of Sciences, 1974. First edition. Covers lightly rubbed and scratched, a minor dampstain on the lower shelf edge of the front cover and first several pages, else a very good tight copy in blue wraps. 
Trade paperbound. Volume 235 in the Annals of The New York Academy of Sciences, May 10, 1974. Includes a section on wall biosynthesis and mechanisms of penicillin action. 620 pages. Illustrated with figures, graphs, and tables. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12222 Salvatore, R. A. THE DEMON SPIRIT
New York: The Ballantine Publishing Group, (1998). 0345391519 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Alan Pollock. 
The Demon Wars Trilogy by R.A. Salvatore began with THE DEMON AWAKES, continued with THE DEMON SPIRIT, and concluded with THE DEMON APOSTLE. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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12223 Salvatore, R. A. & Geno THE STOWAWAY: Stone of Tymora: Volume 1
(Renton, WA): Mirrorstone, (2008). 0786950943 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"Adult fantasy writer R. A. Salvatore--popular for novelizing the Dungeons & Dragons campaign setting of the Forgotten Realms--teams up with his son, Geno, to offer this first entry in the Stone of Tymora series." 
Price: 17.95 USD
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12224 Salvatore, R.A. STAR WARS: EPISODE II: ATTACK OF THE CLONES
New York: Lucas Books/The Ballantine Publishing Group, (2002). 0345428811 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine, with faint soiling to fore-edge, mild splaying to boards; in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Based upon the story by George Lucas and the screenplay by George Lucas and Jonathan Hales. By the author of the Dark Elf books and the Cleric quintet. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12225 Salvatore, R.A. PROMISE OF THE WITCH-KING: The SellSwords Book II
(Renton, WA): Wizards of the Coast, (2005). 0786938234 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author! Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
"Jarlaxle Baenre, the drow elf, is once again on the trail to rollicking adventure in bestseller Salvatore's follow-up to SERVANT OF THE SHARD.--PW "Salvatore is the best series writer working in the Forgotten Realms."--Roland Green. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12226 Salzman, Mark THE LAUGHING SUTRA
New York: Random House, (1991). 039457009X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in cream cloth over green boards with red titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
The Los Angeles Times Fiction Award-finalist's second book and debut novel features a Chinese boy and his step-father, a pious monk whose highest ambition is to recover from America the Laughing Sutra--a Buddhist text. A culture-clashing comic-adventure. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12227 Salzman, Mark THE SOLOIST
(London): Bloomsbury, (1994). 074751710X First U.K. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The cello-playing author features a cello-virtuoso whose special talent deserted him for fifteen years. "A powerful work of fiction."--New York Newsday. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12228 Salzman, Mark LOST IN PLACE: Growing up Absurd in Suburbia
New York: Random House, (1995). 0679439455 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author to the title-page. "In the tradition of Russell Baker's GROWING UP, Salzman recalls his tortured years so fondly, so self-deprecatingly and so humorously that readers will devour this delightful look backward with smiles." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12229 Salzman, Mark LYING AWAKE
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000, 0375406328 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
The fifth book by the Los Angeles author is a novel of present-day women drawn to the rigors of an ancient religious life. Illustrated with eight woodcuts by Stephanie Shieldhouse. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12230 Sambrook, Clare HIDE & SEEK
Edinburgh/New York/Melbourne: Canongate, (2005). 1841956538 First U.S. edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
A precocious nine-year-old boy finds his young, safe and fun life drastically changed after his kid brother vanishes during an outing at an amusement park. The British author's debut novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12231 Sample, Paul, written and drawn by THE OGRI BOOK, 1972-82
(Kettering): (Dalkeith Press, Ltd.), (1983). First edition, first printing. Released simultaneously in softcover and hardcover, this is the much more elusive hardcover issue. Hardcover. Mild bumping to corner tips, two very tiny spots of abrasion to edges, a hint of fading at the extremities thus very nearly fine, in slick, pictorial boards. Mostly b&w, with a few pages of full-color. Introduction by Denis Stapleton. 
10 years of strips featuring the wing-helmeted biker created by Paul Sample in the late 1960's. Ogri experiences the ups and downs in unexpurgated graphic glory, and illustrates the mysterious, obsessive passion that lies between rider and machine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12232 Sampson, Catherine FALLING OFF AIR
New York/Boston: Mysterious Press, (2004). 0892968133 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"A first novelist who writes with the sure confidence of a pro. She manages to juggle dead-on accurate details of mothering with terrifying suspense, a trick not many could master. A thriller in every sense of the word."--Ayelet Waldman. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12233 Samuel, Steve ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2000). First edition: Advance Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in printed wraps. 
Debut novel by Samuel introduces Secret Service agent Sarah Peterson. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12234 Samuels, Warren J. THE CLASSICAL THEORY OF ECONOMIC POLICY
Cleveland/New York: The World Publishing Company, (1966). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in slate-grey linen with silver titles and rules to the front cover and to the spine; in a near fine lightly rubbed dust jacket with very short edge tears. 
A descriptive text with analysis of economic theories with a focus on theories of English classical political economists. 341 pages; appendix; bibliography; and index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12235 Samuels, Warren J. and Biddle, Jeff E., editors RESEARCH IN THE HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT AND METHODOLOGY: A Research Annual: Volume 5, 1987
Greenwich, Connecticut/London, England: JAI Press Inc., 1987. 0892328320 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth with gilt titles and borders on black panels to the front cover and to the spine; no dust jacket. 
Includes two transcripts with afterwords of panel discussions on Keynes as well as sections on alternative Schumpeter theories and Marx's likely conceptions. 248 pages; references; figures; select bibliography; and books received. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12236 Samuels, Warren J. and Biddle, Jeff E., editors RESEARCH IN THE HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT AND METHODOLOGY: A Research Annual: Volume 15, 1997
Greenwich, Connecticut: Jai Press Inc, 1997. 0762302348 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in blue linen with gilt stamped titles and rules on black panels to the spine and front cover; no dust jacket. 
A collection of essays on such subjects as Keynes' theory of unemployment; the correspondence between Habermasian ethics and Smithian sentiments; rehabilitation of big business; and Cournot's recherches among early British economists. 381 pages. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12237 Samuels, Warren J. editor RESEARCH IN THE HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT AND METHODOLOGY: A Research Annual: Volume 9, 1992
Greenwich, Connecticut: Jai Press Inc, (1992). 155938428X First edition. Hardcover. Fine in blue linen with gilt stamped titles and rules on black panels to the spine and front cover; no dust jacket. 
A collection of essays on such subjects as Hyde Clarke, Dr. Kondratieff, Adam Smith, Frank H. Knight, Keynes, Samuel Hollander, and Fernandez Florez. Contributors include James P. Henderson, Andrew S. Skinner and Keith Tribe. 288 pages; bibliography. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12238 Samuels, Warren J., editor FUNDAMENTALS OF THE ECONOMIC ROLE OF GOVERNMENT
New York/Westport, Connecticut/London: Greenwood Press, (1989). 0313267782 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth with silver titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with a very short tear to the upper spine edge. 259 pages; selected bibliography; index; and contributor biographies. 
Number 98 in the Contributions in Economics and Economic History series. A collection of studies that explore a wide array of identifications of the most fundamental stated propositions of government economic roles, with major themes and conclusions. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12239 Sanblom, Lola BUFFALO SOD
Glendale, California: (Privately Printed), 1936. First edition, first printing: one of 500 numbered copies produced. Mild crease to rear cover, else fine; in limp green binding with black lettering and illustration. Cover design by Charles Owens. 
Collection of poetry, this copy inscribed and SIGNED by the author; laid in is a holograph letter on folded note paper addressed to the inscribee (Jane Miller), with holograph envelope postmarked in Glendale in February of 1937. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12240 Sanborn, Kate TACT AND OTHER ESSAYS
Boston and Chicago: United Society of Christian Endeavor, (1899). First edition, first printing. A volume in The Temple Series. Hardcover. A rumor of soiling to the cloth covers, else a fine copy in a dainty decorative binding, with tissue-guarded frontisportrait of the author; no dust jacket. Small octavo. 
Five succinct essays by the popular author, lecturer, teacher, critic, and editor: "Tact as a Virtue"; "Making Friends of Books"; "Fashion and How Far to Follow it"; "Two Ways of Taking Sorrow"; "The Art of Making Gifts." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12241 Sanchez, Thomas MILE ZERO
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. 0394578597 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"A book touched with the fires of genius, a New World Symphony in prose as brilliant as Dvorak's music. Vibrant, lyrical, exotic, MILE ZERO is a great novel in the grand tradition."--Philip Caputo. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12242 Sanchez, Thomas KING BONGO
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. 0679406964 First edition. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"There are echoes of Dashiell Hammett and Graham Greene, but the music is Sanchez's own, and a captivating music it is, moving with the swift, syncopated rhythms of an Afro-Cuban dance."--Philip Caputo. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12243 Sanchez, Thomas KING BONGO
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. 0679406964 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"There are echoes of Dashiell Hammett and Graham Greene, but the music is Sanchez's own, and a captivating music it is, moving with the swift, syncopated rhythms of an Afro-Cuban dance."--Philip Caputo. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12244 Sandburg, Carl STORM OVER THE LAND: A Profile of the Civil War
New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, (1957). Civil War Book Club edition SIGNED by Carl Sandburg on a facsimile holograph page. Hardcover. A few splaches of red dye to the upper page fore-edges, from production, else fine in gray cloth; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket with one closed tear, and nicking to the lower spine. Octavo. 440 pages; indexed. 60 photos, 98 drawings and maps. 
A poet's eye-view of this fateful chapter in American history. Special autographed edition with a tipped-in facsimile holograph page which has been specially SIGNED by the poet. Civil War Book Club Review pamphlet laid-in. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12245 Sandburg, Carl; Hague, Michael, illustrator ROOTABAGA STORIES: Part Two
San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine with lower edges very lightly bumped; in color-pictorial dust jacket with with two tiny closed edge tears. With twenty-five full-color illustrations (including frontispiece) executed by Hague in pen-and-ink and watercolor. 
Sandburg was already the winner of two Pulitzers when he wrote these uniquely American, witty and poetic fairy tales for his daughters. Each story has been warmly and expressively illustrated in color (for the first time!) with its own full-page plate. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12246 Sanders, Dori CLOVER
(Chapel Hill, North Carolina): Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, (1990). 0945575262 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in pale green and yellow illustrated wraps. 
The North Carolina African-American author's well-received first novel. "Dori Sanders really sees well, nature and people, and she can describe the emotions of a young girl with the best of them."--Ernest J. Gaines. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12247 Sanders, Scot Russell; illustrated by Helen Cogancherry THE FLOATING HOUSE
New York: Macmillan Books for Young Readers, (1995). 0027781372 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in laminated pictorial boards; in a price-clipped, else fine, illustrated dust jacket that echoes the cover art. Oblong quarto picturebook. 
It's 1815 and the McClure family is floating down the Ohio River in a flatboat, looking for Jeffersonville, Indiana, where they'll build their new home. Dated and SIGNED by author Sanders to a flyleaf, with the note, "an Ohio River tale." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12248 Sanders, Thomas E. THE DISCOVERY OF DRAMA
Glenview, Illinois: Scott, Foresman and Company, (1968). First Edition: Paperback Original. Trade paperback #5670. Trade Paperback. Former owner's name plate on the front endpaper otherwise a near fine copy in wraps. 
Publisher's complimentary plate on inside the front cover. 632 pages. A scholarly learning tool for all types of drama. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12249 Sanderson, Edgar AFRICA IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
New York: Negro Universities Press, (1969). 0837115469 Facsimile reprint of the original 1898 edition. Hardcover. Very close to fine, in brown cloth with gilt spine stamping; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Very useful reissue (lacking the original's maps), of this work which chronicles the dawn "of African discovery and exploration...the keen commercial competition and...passion for conquest and colonisation." 335 pages, including index. Illustrated. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12250 Sanderson, R.T. POLAR COVALENCE
New York: Academic Press, 1983. First edition. Hardcover. Statement in preface corrected by owner in blue pencil with some additional red underlining, otherwise a near fine copy in a sturdy binding without dust jacket. 
240 pages, references, index, graphs, tables. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12251 Sandford, John INVISIBLE PREY
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2007). 9780399154218 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"Bestseller Sandford opts for a contemplative procedural rather than a high-octane nail-biter for his 17th novel to feature Minneapolis detective Lucas Davenport."--PW. 
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12252 Sandford, John EASY PREY
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2000). 039914613X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The eleventh Prey novel featuring Lucas Davenport by John Sandford--a pen name for the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, John Camp. 
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12253 Sandford, John NAKED PREY
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2003). 0399150439 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected proof. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
In this fourteenth Prey novel, Lucas Davenport must now crack a case which turns out to be not at all how it first appears--when two people are found hanging from a tree in the woods of northern Minnesota. 
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12254 Sandford, John HIDDEN PREY
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2004). 039915180X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Fifteenth PREY series thriller featuring Lucas Davenport, "one of the most engaging (and iconoclastic) characters in contemporary fiction."--Detroit News. 
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12255 Sandford, John BROKEN PREY
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2005). 0399152725 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages, mildly age-toned, else fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Sandford sends series hero Lucas Davenport's family off to London to ensure that domestic concerns never slow the action in this sexy, bloody thriller...This is tough, unstoppable, white-knuckle fiction."--PW. 
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12256 Sandlin, Tim HONEY DON'T
New York: A Marian Wood Book/G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2003). 0399149988 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The author of SEX AND SUNSETS and The Grovont Trilogy creates this cast of eccentric characters who find themselves as parts of the same strange brew with Texas rebel, Honey, at the epicenter in a story set in the very near future. 
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12257 Sandlin, Tim SORROW FLOATS
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1992). 0805016279 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
"Able storytelling and an engaging cast of dysfunctional modern American pilgrims animate this winning tale of the road...Sandlin fashions a convincing tale of redemption."--Publishers Weekly (stared review). 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12258 Sands, Mary D. AFTER DAWN
New York: Exposition Press, (1970). 0682471099 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in light blue cloth with gilt lettering; in an age-toned dust jacket with a very short closed tear to upper edge of rear panel. 
"Intimate expressions of love" in verse by the Colorado-born poet who, at the time of publication, was a resident of Delano, California; the front free endsheet of this copy inscribed, dated and SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12259 Sands, Mary D. DARK MIRROR: Poems
New York: Exposition Press, (1957). B0007F09Q8 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine: with areas of fading to the edges of the pale blue cloth covers and to the spine; in an age-darkened, very good plus dust jacket showing mild wear and rubbing. 
Personally inscribed, appended with the line, "The dream may seem unreal to the observer, and be the substance of reality to the draemer," and SIGNED by the author to the front free endsheet. Illustrated by Patricia Jane Brammer. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12260 Sanford, Jerome MIAMI HEAT
New York: St. Martin's, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with shelfwear to the edges and a couple of short edge tears. 
The author's first novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12261 Sanford, John DARK OF THE MOON
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2007). 0399154779 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Virgil Flowers, a previously minor PREY character, takes spotlight from Lucas Davenport in this suspenseful tale. The affable member of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension displays a kind of cool and folksy charm as he tackles a murder case. 
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12262 Sanford, John A MAN WITHOUT SHOES
Los Angeles, The Plantin Press, 1951. First edition: 2,000 copies were produced, but apparently only a few hundred distributed. This is #134, SIGNED by Sanford on the colophon. Hardcover. Very good plus in green clothbacked paper-over-boards with paper spine label: front inner hinge threatening to separate, nicking and abrasion to the extremities; no dust jacket. 
While Sanford struggled as a writer, his wife, successful MGM screenwriter Marguerite Roberts, underwrote the publication of this novel. This copy SIGNED a second time by Sanford, dated (1953) and inscribed to the front free endsheet. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12263 Sanford, John THE NIGHT CREW
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1997). 039914237 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Sanford takes a break from Lucas Davenport and the "Prey" novels to introduce a new cast of characters led by video free-lancer Anna Batory. Fellow author Robert B. Parker pays tribute to Sanford thus: "Grabs you by the throat and never lets go." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12264 Sanford, John B. THE OLD MAN'S PLACE
New York: Albert and Charles Boni, Inc., (1935). First edition. Hardcover. A stunningly bright, fine copy in oatmeal cloth with red lettering and device to a black spine panel; in an illustrated dust jacket with a hint of rubbing. Period jacket art signed ''Worch.'' 
The first novel from the author many consider to be "one of the finest little-known writers of the twentieth-century." Sanford is the author of over twenty works of primarily passionate works inspired by radical fires. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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12265 Sangster, Jimmy HARDBALL
New York: Henry Holt, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A novel by the author of SNOWBALL and BLACKBALL. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12266 Sann, Paul DEAD HEAT
New York: Dial Press, 1974. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with minor shelfwear to the top spine edge and creasing to the flap fold. 

Price: 25.00 USD
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12267 Sansing, David G.; Callon, Sim C.; and Smith, Carolyn Vance NATCHEZ: An Illustrated History
Natchez, Mississippi: Plantation Publishing Company, (1992). 0963182315 First edition, first printing: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Former owner's name neatly printed to upper edge of inside front cover, else near fine in wraps with wrap-around color illustration by Audubon. 
SIGNED by each of the three authors to the half-title page. The three Natchez history experts present a detailed history of the oldest settlement on the Lower Mississippi River, generously enhanced with photos, maps and drawings. 192 pages; index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12268 Sansom, William SOMETHING TERRIBLE, SOMETHING LOVELY
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1954]. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Previous owner's bookplate to front free endpaper, a hint of dust-soiling to page edges, else a near fine copy in orange cloth lettered in black to the spine; in a lightly edgeworn, age-darkened illustrated dust jacket. 
Collection of short stories (originally issued by Hogarth in 1948), from "one of the most highly regarded" practicioners of the form, whose subjects "range enormously from the quirkily funny to memorably macabre."--Parker and Kermode. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12269 Sansom, William THE LAST HOURS OF SANDRA LEE
London: The Hogarth Press, 1961. First edition. Hardcover. A brilliant, fresh, fine copy in black boards with gilt lettering and rules against a brown spine panel, top edge coloring brown; in a fine dust jacket. A superb copy! 
Sandra Lee is about to be married, and assailed by doubts and worried about future regrets, she uses the occasion of the office Christmas party to have a last fling. Filmed as THE WILD AFFAIR in 1965 with Nancy Kwan and Terry-Thomas. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12270 Santangelo, Elena HANG MY HEAD AND CRY
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312269390 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
The second novel from the author of the Agatha Award-nominated BY BLOOD POSSESSED. Pat Montella, the heroine who can "see" into the past returns in this story of the disturbing history of a Civil War-era estate. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12271 Santangelo, Elena HANG MY HEAD AND CRY
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312269390 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in glossy, color illustrated wraps. 
A sequel to Agatha Award finalist BY BLOOD POSSESSED where Pat Montella, the heroine with a gift of visions, was first introduced. This episode finds Pat with a vision of 1870's Virginia through the eyes of a ten-year-old son of a slave. 
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12272 Santayana, G.; Lawrence, D.H.; Moore, Marianne; Yeats; Aiken; Crane, Hart; Hesse, Herman, et alia THE DIAL, June 1922
Greenwich, Connecticut: The Dial Publishing Company, 1922. Volume XXII Number 6 A few tiny, faint dots of soiling to front cover, else fine, in perfect-bound printed wraps. Digest-sized periodical. 
Other contributors include: Ezra Pound, Mary Austin, Gilbert Seldes. Artwork by Charles Demuth, Georg Kolbe, Jules Pascin, Pablo Picasso, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Stuart Davis. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12273 Santiago, Soledad NIGHTSIDE
New York: Doubleday, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
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12274 Santlofer, Jonathan THE DEATH ARTIST
(New York): William Morrow/HarperCollins Publishers, (2002). 006000441X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"A fast, fun read. There are gruesome murders, clever clues, a diabolical killer, and enough red herrings to stock a fish market."--Philip Margolin. 
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12275 Santlofer, Jonathan COLOR BLIND
(New York, N.Y.): William Morrow/An imprint of HarperCollinsPublishe (2004). 0060541040 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Tiny nick to upper spine edge, else near fine in color illustrated wraps. 
"...Stylish, scary, and very, very smart. Stantlofer's thriller really thrills."--Susan Isaacs. By the author of THE DEATH ARTIST. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12276 Santlofer, Jonathan THE KILLING ART
(New York, N.Y.): William Morrow/An imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, (2005). 00660541075 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
Santlofer, an artist as well as a novelist, created paintings that are scattered through the story which, if the reader looks closely, provide clues. The third outing for art historian/detective Kate McKinnon. 
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12277 Santoro, Gene STIR IT UP: Musical Mixes from Roots to Jazz
New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. 0195098692 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in red-salmon linen over sea-green boards with black titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 193 pages; and index. 
"Whether he's finding fresh insights in conversations with Elvis Costello and Bruce Springsteen, or reevaluating the classic recordings of Coltrane, Mingus, and Monk, or checking the...roots of styles, Santoro says it eloquently."--Robert Palmer. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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12278 Santoro, Gene DANCING IN YOUR HEAD: Jazz, Blues, Rock, and Beyond
New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994. 019507887X Second printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"As readers of The Nation have long known, Santoro maps out his own terrain in American music. He is a specialist at identifying the stylistic fissures and junctions in jazz...succinct, candid, and sharp as a surgeon."--Gary Giddins. 308 pages, indexed. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12279 Santos, Sherod THE SOUTHERN REACHES
Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press, (1989). 0819521590 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Hardcover. A few minor creases to rear cover, negligible, thus nearly as-new, fine, in printed red wraps. 
"Santos consistently bears witness to the ordinary and transforms it, celebrating 'the pure unburnished hum- /Drum of that moment."'--PW. Second collection from the author of ACCIDENTAL WEATHER. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12280 Sargent, Epes THE INTERMEDIATE STANDARD SPEAKER Containing Pieces for Declamation in Schools, Colleges, Etc.
San Francisco: H.H. Bancroft & Co., 1858. Reprint. Sargent's Standard Series of Speakers--No. 2. Introductory, or Supplementary to the Standard Speaker. Hardcover. Gilt lettered and ruled three-quarter black leather over grey-black cloth. Very good only: heavily worn to edges and to spine; both inner hinges separated and re-glued; dust-soiling to page edges, scattered soiling throughout textblock. 423 pages. 
Divided thus: The Rostrum, The Bar, The Camp, The Bema, The Tribune, The Floor of Parliament, The Floor of Congress, The Stage, Humorous Pieces, Lyrical and Narrative Pieces, Debates. Brief illustrated intro: Treatise on Elocution. California imprint. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12281 Sargent, Shirley PIONEERS IN PETTICOATS: Yosemite's Early Women 1856-1900
Los Angeles, California: Trans-Anglo Books, (1966). First edition. Hardcover. Corner tips and spine ends lightly bumped, otherwise a very good plus copy in a rubbed and shelfworn illustrated dust jacket. 
Quarto. A well documented history of the gallant women who brightened the primitive area of Yosemite during the development of America's most famous national park. Includes a rare collection of early photographs and two comprehensive maps. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12282 Sarton, May THE DESIGN OF A NOVEL
Claremont, California: Scripps College, 1963. First edition, first printing: a chapbook original, Scripps College Bulletin, Volume XXXVII, July 1963, No. 4. Pages faintly age-toned, light wear to extremities, very mild thumb crease to front cover and textblock; in staple-bound cardstock wraps. 
Sarton's second Scripps lecture, delivered on May 2, 1963 as part of the college's Oliver Perry Clark Lectureships. 15 pages. Sarton had in 1957 delivered the companion piece "The Writing of a Poem" as a Clark Lecture. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12283 Sarton, May CRUCIAL CONVERSATIONS
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., (1975). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket with some yellowing and two very light creases on front flap. 
"Told through a series of vivid personal confrontations, a novel about a woman who explodes out of a suffocating marriage." 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12284 Sarton, May THE MAGNIFICENT SPINSTER
New York/London: W.W. Norton & Company, (1985). 039302220X First edition. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-lettered chianti cloth shelfback over cream boards; in a fine dust jacket. 
"A loving and daring book."--Carolyn G. Heilbrun. "Sarton's devoted readers will relish this long, roomy novel. New readers of her work will be converted."--Doris Grumbach. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12285 Sarton, May; Sherman, Susan, editor MAY SARTON: Selected Letters 1916-1954
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, (1997). 0393039544 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A treasure trove of Sartonalia gathered and introduced by Sherman (identified on the jacket as a friend of Sarton's later years). 414 pages, including index. Illustrated with photographs printed on coated stock. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12286 Sarvetnick, Harold A. POLYVINYL CHLORIDE
Huntington, New York: Robert E. Krieger Publishing Company, 1977. 0882755323 Reprint. A volume in the Plastics Applications series. Hardcover. Covers very lightly soiled, else near fine in orange linen with black titles to the front cover and to the spine; no dust jacket. 255 pages; formulations; appendix; and index. 
A one-source reference for all aspects of PVC with both the theoretical and practical considerations in an easy-to-use form. Monomer manufacture, polymerization, resin types, compounding, processing and applications, and technology factors are included. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12287 Sassoon, Siegfried MEREDITH
New York: Viking Press, 1948. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. near fine copy in a dust jacket w/fading chipping & shelfwear else very good. 
Biography of George Meredith. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12288 Satterthwait, Walter WILDE WEST
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1991). 0312059973 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Cover slightly soiled, near fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
The Edgar Award-finalist features Oscar Wilde, traveling in the West as tour-speaker, in a mystery where prostitutes are being killed by an unknown person in Wilde's entourage. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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12289 Satterthwait, Walter MISS LIZZIE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1989). 0312034008 First edition, first printing: Advance Uncorrected Proofs. Proof. Near fine with spine slightly faded and one tiny and very light corner crease; in purple printed wraps. 
Satterthwait takes a whack at the Lizzie Borden legend, here in its pre-publication state. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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12290 Satterthwait, Walter ESCAPADE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1995). 0312130686 First edition, first printing. SIGNED and dated by Satterthwait in the year of publication to the title-page. Hardcover. One corner tip very mildly bruised and spine heel just slightly crimped, else near fine; in a pictorial dust jacket that shows a suggestion of wear to the extremities. 
Comic mystery pastiche set in 1921 England and featuring Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini. "Pleasure all the way."--H.R.F. Keating. "A romp of a novel."--Laurie L. King. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12291 Saul, Jamie M. LIGHT OF DAY
(New York, N.Y.): William Morrow/An imprint of HarperCollinsPublishe (2005). 0060747528 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"A heartfelt examination of one man's grief with a dark and intriguing mystery pulsating beneath the surface."--John Searles. "A haunting, beautifully written, and heart-wrenching debut."--Harlen Coben. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12292 Saul, John IN THE DARK OF THE NIGHT
New York: Ballantine Books, (2006). 9780345487018 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
A family retreats to an historic lakeside manor for the summer. The teenage boys find a hidden room with a puzzling collection of odd items that become clues to a terrifying secret. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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12293 Saul, John SECOND CHILD
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books, (1990). 0553058770 First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
"One hundred years ago, in the beautiful village of Secret Cove, Maine, on the night of the annual August Moon Ball, a shy and lovely servant girl committed an act so unspeakably violent that its legacy still lives." 
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12294 Saul, John THREE COMPLETE NOVELS: HELLFIRE; THE UNWANTED; SLEEPWALK
New York: Wings Books, (1992). 0517084775 First edition thus. Hardcover. Age-toning, as expected with paper made from this kind of inferior pulp, red remainder dot to the bottom page edges, else near fine; in an illustrated dust jacket with mild rubbing. 
New York Times bestselling author John Saul is a master at writing psychological terror, with fifteen novels on the bestseller lists. This omnibus edition gathers three of his most popular tales of horror and suspense. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12295 Saunders, Christopher, editor EAST-WEST-SOUTH: Economic Interactions Between Three Worlds
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1981). 0312224982 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very mild rubbing to the rear cover, else very good plus in orange linen with gilt titles and rules to the front cover and to the spine; no dust jacket. 
Differing views are frankly expressed and vigorously argued in this collection of essays offered by acclaimed experts at the sixth workshop on East-West European Economic Interaction, 1980. 381 pages; list of participants; and index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12296 Sauter, Eric BACKFIRE
(New York): Dutton, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12297 Sava, George A SKELETON FOR MY MATE
London: Robert Hale, (1971). 0709116039 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A near fine copy in black boards; in a rubbed and mildly age-toned photo-pictorial dust jacket that shows some very minor wear to the spine ends. Provocative cover photo of the she-Nazi in a state of dishabille; jacket design by Laurence Cutting. 
"What influences and forces from her past had made the beautiful woman into the she-dragon who stalked through the camp terrorising Nazi and prisoner alike?" Remarkable tale of an abused woman, revulsed by men, who becomes a sexual tool for the Nazis. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12298 Sava, George THE BELOVED NEMESIS
London: Robert Hale, (1971). 0709118147 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fore-edge faintly foxed, else nearly fine in grey boards with gilt spine-titling; in a mildly worn illustrated dust jacket with one short closed tear to rear panel. Jacket illustration by Barbara 
Napoleon--disguised in order to visit his mistress--recruits the actor Talma stand in for him on the brink of Waterloo, but alas, Napoleon stays the night and misses the battle, and it is Talma who is sent to St. Helena in his place! 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12299 Savage, Les, Jr. HANGTOWN
New York: Ballantine Books, (1956). First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in a lightly worn and age-toned pictorial dust jacket with one very short closed edge tear, and small sticker abrasion to rear panel. 
A novel of the California gold rush in its scarce Ballantine hardcover issue. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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12300 Savage, Marc PARADISE
New York: A Perfect Crime Book/Doubleday, (1993). 0385467796 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows a hint of fading to the spine panel. 
The third novel from the author of FLAMINGOS. A petty crook tests his luck by knocking over a loanshark from a powerful Mob family and criss-crosses America with hitmen in pursuit. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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