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12301 Savarin, Julian Jay HAMMERHEAD
London: Secker & Warburg, (1987). 0436441594 First edition. This copy has been inscribed, SIGNED, and dated by the author to the front endpaper. Hardcover. Text tanning, as usual, else fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Strikingly colorful jacket illustration by Paul Weaver. 
Julian Jay Savarin was in born in Dominica of African, Mayan, and French ancestry. He has published thrillers, and science fiction novels, including the Lemmus Trilogy on which his rock opera "A Time Before This" is based. A thriller. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12302 Savoy, Willard ALIEN LAND
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1949. First edition. Hardcover. Light wear to the spine ends, mild bumping to corner tips, else near fine; in an age-darkened, soiled, rubbed dust jacket that shows a tiny sticker shadow to rear flap. 
Debut for the African-American author who helped popularize the"apologetic novel"--in which a "black protagonist attempts to advance socially, or to oppose the white power structure, and is subsequently victimized by prejudiced whites."--W.A. Low. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12303 Sawyer, Peter, edited by DOMESDAY BOOK: A Reassessment
(London): Edward Arnold, (1985). 0713164409 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in textured black boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. Octavo. 182 pages; photo-plates; figures; maps; tables; and index. 
Eight essays reassessing the Domesday Book that shed light on the paleography of the manuscripts, Carolinian and Roman precursors, ploughland taxation, pre-Conquest tenants, secular minster churches, boroughs, satellites, future possibilities, and etc. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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12304 Sawyer, Ruth THE YEAR OF THE CHRISTMAS DRAGON
New York: The Viking Press, (1960). First edition, first printing. Illustrated by Hugh Troy. Hardcover. Very very mild splay to covers, else a bright, fresh, fine copy in red cloth with burgundy lettering to spine, device to front cover; in a price-clipped pictorial dust jacket with a whisper of rubbing, mild age-toning. Nice copy! 
Pepe lives in a small town in Mexico and dreams of seeing a real live dragon; Christmas yarn blends Chinese legend and Mexican folk tale to tell "why so many Mexicans have oriental eyes and why the paper Chinese dragons appear in Latin American fiestas." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12305 Saxon, Peter; pseudonym here for Sydney J. Bounds WHITE MERCENARY
London: Fleetway Publications, Ltd., (1962). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Sexton Blake Library No. 505. Mass market paperback. Very light wear to the spine, minor rust spotting to rear cover from staples, else an about fine copy of very fragile issue. Stapled wraps, with cover artwork by Henry Fox. 
"Searing conflict in hate-torn Katanga. An assassin was on the loose...They were given seventy-two hours to save the Congo from another violent bloodbath." The tale's actual author, Sydney J. Bounds, has SIGNED the title-page of this copy. Scarce thus! 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12306 Saxton, Josephine LITTLE TOURS OF HELL: Tall Tales of Food and Holidays
London and New York: Pandora, (1986). 0863580947 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Cover illustration by Liz Pyle. 
Collection of 14 stories specifically concerned with the more macabre aspects of eating and holidaying. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12307 Saxton, Mark THE TWO KINGDOMS: A Novel of Islandia
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1979. 0395281520 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint foxing to page edges (mostly the upper page edges), thus nearly fine, in orange cloth with gilt spine titles; in an age-toned, lightly worn, near fine dust jacket, showing a few tiny edge tears. Jacket painting by David Rose. 
The second of two sequels to Austin Wright's ISLANDIA, all of which were written by the man who edited Wright's original manuscript and published with the permission of the Wright estate. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12308 Sayers, Dorothy L. THE FIVE RED HERRINGS
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1980. 0575005815 Third impression of the reissue. Volume 8 in The Collected Edition of Novels and Stories. Hardcover. Fine in a fine bright yellow printed dust jacket that has been price-clipped. 
"Lord Wimsey could imagine the artist stepping back, the stagger, the fall, down to where the pointed rocks grinned like teeth. But was it an accident, or murder? Six people did not regret Campbell's death - five were red herrings."--Fantastic Fiction. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12309 Sayers, Dorothy L. & Eustace, Robert THE DOCUMENTS IN THE CASE
London: Victor Gollancz Limited, (1948). Eighth impression. Hardcover. Stains to the covers, gilt spine titles tarnished, post-war test paper tanning, as always, else very good; lacking the yellow dust jacket. 
Mushroom poisoning mystery, "...beautifully handled..."--Barzun and Taylor. The tale is masterfully unfolded in letters and other "documents in the case." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12310 Sayers, Dorothy L. & Walsh, Jill Paton THRONES, DOMINATIONS
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1998). 0312181965 Publisher's reprint. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
When Sayers died she left an unfinished Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane manuscript, which Booker finalist Walsh has here completed sixty years later, in Sayers' voice and according to Sayers' outline. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12311 Saylor, Steven ARMS OF NEMESIS
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1992). 0312081359 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A second novel in the Roma Sub Rosa: a fine series of historical mysteries set in ancient Rome. "...brings alive the last days of the Roman Republic in a manner evocative of Robert Graves's Claudius novels."--Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12312 Saylor, Steven CATILINA'S RIDDLE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1993). 0312097638 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The third novel in the "Rome Sub Rosa" by the Roman Scholar. "Historical novels simply do not get better than CATILINA'S RIDDLE, it has political intrigue, depth of character and an excellent plotted mystery."--Robin Smiley, FIRSTS. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12313 Saylor, Steven THE VENUS THROW
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1995). 0312119127 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Fourth novel of ancient Rome in Saylor's "Roma Sub Rosa" series of fine historical mysteries. "A brilliantly effective return to straight detection for Gordianus the Finder... Remarkably vivid... Finely etched historical background..."--Kirkus Reviews. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12314 Saylor, Steven RUBICON
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1999). 0312205767 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The seventh book in the "Rome Sub Rosa" series. "RUBICON easily lives up to the standards set in Saylor's earlier books."--Robin Smiley, FIRSTS. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12315 Saylor, Steven THE JUDGEMENT OF CAESAR: A Novel of Ancient Rome
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2004). 0312271190 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Robert L. Fish Award-winner and author of RUBICON earned a University degree in history and served as a History channel commentator for his expertise in Roman politics and life. This tenth Roma Sub Rosa mystery is set in Alexandria. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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12316 Scalapino, Robert A. THE LAST LENINISTS: The Uncertain Future of Asia's Communist States
Washington D.C.: The Center For Strategic & International Studies, (1992). 089206191X First edition. Very mild fading to spine, lightly shelf-worn, else near fine in wraps. 
Foreword by Stephen Sestanovich. 104 pages; notes. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12317 Scalzi, John OLD MAN'S WAR
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2005). 0765309408 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"Though a lot of SF writers are more or less efficiently continuing the tradition of Robert A. Heinlein, Scalzi's astonishingly proficient first novel reads like an original work by the late grand master."--PW. Hugo Award finalist. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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12318 Scalzi, John THE GHOST BRIGADES
New York: TOR/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2006). 0765315025 First edition, later printing. Hardcover. New. Fine in dust jacket illustrated by John Harris Harris, John 
Sequel to the Hugo-nominated OLD MAN'S WAR, which gained some acclaim for having a Heinlein-like writing style. The Ghost Brigades are a fascinating special forces group who originated from a mix of synthetic-biology and a real person's memories. 
Price: 23.95 USD
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12319 Scalzi, John THE ANDROID'S DREAM
New York: A Tom Doherty Associates Book/Tor, (2006). 0765309416 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. New. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A swashbuckling satire of interstellar diplomacy in which war hero and computer-hacker genius, Harry Creek, is enlisted by the government to deliver a special breed of sheep to placate an alien race and to forestall an interstellar war. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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12320 Scalzo, Joe THE UNBELIEVABLE UNSERS
Chicago: Henry Regnery Co., (1971). First edition. Hardcover. Previous owner's inscription, else near fine in a very good plus photo-pictorial dust jacket with some minor wear. 
SIGNED and inscribed by Louie Unser to the front free end-paper. The authorized biography of the first family of speed illustrated with many black-and-white photographs. 307pp. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12321 Scarborough, Elizabeth Ann CHANNELING CLEOPATRA
New York: Ace Books, (2002). 0441008976 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Jacket art by Scott Grimando. 
"A closet Egyptologist and lover of antiquities whose day job is in forensic sciences, gets involved in a semi-shady assignment for a genetic engineering company to find Cleopatra's remains so her DNA can be injected into a wealthy client."--PW. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12322 Scarborough, Elizabeth Ann THE GODMOTHER'S APPRENTICE
New York: Ace Books, (1995). 0441002528 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Nearly fine, in a near fine, faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket that shows a faint yellow strike to rear cover bar code block. Jacket painting by Tara McGovern. 
"After being rescued from her murderous stepmother, teenager Sno Quantrill shows her appreciation to the silver-haired woman who saved her by joining the ranks of fairy godmothers. Scarborough's light-hearted sequel to THE GODMOTHER."--PW. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12323 Scarborough, Elizabeth Ann NOTHING SACRED
New York: Doubleday Foundation, (1991). Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine illustrated dust jacket that has a small crease to the top of the spine panel and some very minor wear to the flap corners. Jacket painting by Keith Parkinson. 
Scarborough won a Nebula Award for her novel, THE HEALER'S WAR. NOTHING SACRED is the story of a young, educated woman who is a prisoner of war in the mountains of Tibet during a future world war. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12324 Scarry, Huck ON THE ROAD
New York: Philomel Books, 1981. 0399208186 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in laminated, pictorial boards; in a fine, though age-darkened, illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. 
Race across Europe and America with Peter Pebble in his vintage car and see many of the earliest automobiles. A picturebook adventure and an illustrated historical guide to vintage and veteran motorized vehicles. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12325 Scarth, Alwyn VULCAN'S FURY: Man Against the Volcano
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, (1999). 0300075413 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 299 glossy pages, fifty-five b&w figures, fifty-four color figures, sources and further reading, and an index. Large octavo. 
A history of the volcano, with a focus on fifteen throughout the centuries from Vesuvius to Mount St. Helens. Scarth, the author of SAVAGE EARTH, chronicles the experience through eyewitness accounts and details advances made in preparing for eruptions. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12326 Schaefer, Claudia TEXTURED LIVES: Women, Art, and Representation in Modern Mexico
Tucson & London: The University of Arizona Press, (1992). 0816512507 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration a detail from ''Self-Portrait with Monkey'' by Frida Kahlo. 163 pages, notes, bibliography, index. 
A study of Mexican culture from the 1910 Revolution through 1990, which utilizes the works of women writers and artists, like Frida Kahlo, Rosario Castellanos, and Angeles Mastretta. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12327 Schaefer, Jack THE CANYON
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1953. 0826305180 First edition. Mustard-colored cloth with titles and decoration in brown. Attractive jacket art by William Barss. Hardcover. Small acidic tape stain to the front and rear endpaper, else a fine fresh copy; in an illustrated dust jacket that has been trimmed in height one-eighth of an inch and has a small single tape shadow to the front and rear flaps, else very nearly fine. 
Jack Schaefer had a special fondness for his short novel THE CANYON: "I sat down at my old portable and wrote it in the serene assurance that it would have no commercial success, but it would be a book I wanted to write." Schaefer is the author of SHANE. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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12328 Schaefer, Jack THE BIG RANGE
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1953. First edition. This hardcover edition was produced simultaneously with the Ballantine paperback. Hardcover. A fine copy in tan pictorial cloth; lacking the dust jacket. 
Collection of ten short stories, three of which were translated onto the big screen, as: THE SILVER WHIP, TRIBUTE TO A BAD MAN, and TROOPER HOOK. Contains Schaefer's note of introduction. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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12329 Schaefer, Jack THE KEAN LAND And Other Stories
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. Top edge color a trifle faded, else fine in dust jacket with just a hint of age-toning to rear panel. The impressionistic cover art is by Walter Lorraine. 
Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. A lovely example. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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12330 Schaeffer, Susan Fromberg FIRST NIGHTS
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. 0394588207 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint crease to last few leaves, else fine; in a nearly fine, faintly age-toned, photo-pictorial dust jacket that shows a vertical crease to rear flap. 
"From Green Island, where ghosts count grains of salt and mere mortals are ruled by passion, to a Hollywood long gone, to frozen European winters, Schaeffer charts the lives of two men in a spellbinding novel."--Alice Hoffman. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12331 Schaffer, Dylan I RIGHT THE WRONGS
(New York, N.Y.): Bloomsbury, (2005). 1582345066 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The sequel to the Gumshoe Award-winning MISDEMEANOR MAN features slacker public defender Gordon Seegerman and mixes in a dognapping case, a judge with a pathological disregard for the law, and a Barry Manilow cover band. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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12332 Schappell, Elissa USE ME
(New York, N.Y.): William Morrow/an imprint of HarperCollins, (2000). 0688165575 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Collection of linked stories "about girls, boys, moms, dads, friends, enemies, sex, living, dying, and everything in between. It is hilarious and touching."--Whitney Otto. "Brilliant debut."--Helen Schulman. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12333 Scharf, Joachim-Hermann RAUM UN ZEIT (SPACE AND TIME): Vortrage anlablich der Jahresversammlung vom 9. bis 12. April zu Halle (Saale)
Halle (Saale): Deutsch Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. Physcist Daniel Deustch's embossed ownership seal on the half-title page, overall a near fine copy in dust jacket with a noticeable abrasion to the bottom of the spine. 
Small quarto. A study of space and time, with a summation in English at the end. Neue Folge, Nummer 244, Band 53. 423 page; includes photographic plates and illustrations, demonstrating its subject, some in color. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12334 Schatz, Dr. Olga JUVAL SINGS: Into the Spirit of Art
(Berkeley, California): Circle Edition, 1949. B0007IVQDK First edition, first printing: limited to 500 copies. This is an unnumbered out of series example. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in illustrated boards; in an age-darkened, edge-worn and nicked illustrated dust jacket with some mild scattered damp spotting. Oblong octavo. 
"A penetrating explanation of the source and future of American art as portrayed against the background of all art from cave drawings to Picasso." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12335 Schatzing, Frank DEATH AND THE DEVIL
(New York, N.Y.): William Morrow/an imprint of HarperCollins Pub., (2007). 0061349488 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Translated from the German by Mike Mitchell. 
Like his first novel published in English, THE SWARM, the German author bases his tale on fact. This medieval suspense tale uses the real death of architect Gerhard Morart, the designer of the cathedral of Cologne, for its fascinating historical plot. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12336 Scheer, George F., edited with an introduction by; Frankenberg, Robert, illustrated by CHEROKEE ANIMAL TALES
New York: Holiday House, Inc., (1968). B000BKHUYI First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in cream over aqua-blue linen with an illustration depicting a dancing rabbit to the front cover; in a near fine dust jacket with nicks and wear to the front flap fold. 
Originally published in Mooney's 1900 American Ethnological report entitled THE MYTHS OF THE CHEROKEE, these stories of larger-than-life talking animals were gathered from the magical tales orally passed down through generations of Cherokees. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12337 Schell, Jonathan THE TIME OF ILLUSION
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. 0394402243 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Schell unravels the mysteries of the Nixon era, examining, explaining and connecting events from 1969 through 1974. The journalist originated this study through a series of articles in The New Yorker. 392 pages; notes on sources; and index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12338 Schell, Orville VIRTUAL TIBET: Searching for Shangri-La from the Himalayas to Hollywood
New York: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Company, (2000). 0805043810 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 340 pages, bibliography, and an index. 
A study of the West's fascination with Tibet and its exiled leader the Dalai Lama, from Marco Polo to James Hilton's LOST HORIZON, with a particular focus on the role Hollywood has played in both filming Tibet themed films and rallying for support. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12339 Schenck, Hilbert CHRONOSEQUENCE
(New York, N.Y.): Tor, 1988. 0312930798 First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in dust jacket. Jacket design by Carol Russo. 
"Sf novel of historic mysteries, strange phenomena on a small island off the coast of New England--and the power of love. Recommended."--Locus Magazine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12340 Schildknecht, Hermann ZONE MELTING
New York and London: Academic Press, 1966. First edition in English. Hardcover. Former owner's inkstamp on the front flyleaf and the title-page; paper oxidized and tanning, otherwise a very good plus copy in flexible blue boards, lettered in white; no dust jacket. 
Translated by Express Translation Service, London. 220 pages, references, indexes. With 220 figures and 29 tables. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12341 Schindler, Steven FROM HERE TO REALITY
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney: Pocket Books, (2005). 1416500464 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original Trade Paperback. Fine, a new book, in color photo-pictorial wraps. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
The TV veteran's third novel, a "blend of slapstick farce, meandering mystery and winsome romance...Schindler's cockeyed insider's take on how bottom-feeder TV gets made is what gives this entertaining novel its oomph."--PW. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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12342 Schine, Cathleen SHE IS ME
Boston/New York/London: Little, Brown and Company, (2003). 0316786098 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Lower corner tips slightly bumped, else near fine; in a fine dust jacket illustrated by Mark Gagnon. 
"Deeply funny and wonderfully satisfying--a social satire with its arms around truth, grief, and family love. This is a glittering Schine: fun made literary, and the rarest of pleasures."--Elinor Lipman. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12343 Schine, Cathleen TO THE BIRDHOUSE
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux/Michael di Capua Books, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in a very mildly age-toned dust jacket. 
A farcical novel of love that "...suggests Emily Bronte rewritten by Elaine May." Schine's sophomore effort, following her highly praised debut, ALICE IN BED. Warmly inscribed, dated and SIGNED on the title-page. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12344 Schine, Cathleen THE LOVE LETTER
Boston/New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1995. 0395689961 First edition., first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine decorative dust jacket. Jacket design by Michaela Sullivan. Small octavo. 
SIGNED, inscribed, and dated in the year of publication by the author to the title-page. The comedic tale of a female bookstore owner who receives an anonymous love letter was filmed in 1999 starring Kate Capshaw, Ellen DeGeneres, and Tom Selleck. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12345 Schipper, Mineke BEYOND THE BOUNDARIES: Text and Context in African Literature
Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, Publisher, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket with 1/2 inch chip to top edge rear panel. 

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12346 Schirripa, Steven R. & Fleming, Charles NICKY DEUCE: Welcome to the Family
(New York): Delacorte Press, (2005). 0385732570 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. As-new. SIGNED by the authors Fleming and Schirripa. 
"What happens when 12-year-old Nicholas Borelli II leaves the posh suburbs to live with his Grandma Tutti in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, one summer? Fugheddaboudit."--Barbara Auerbach. Schirripa played Bobby Baccalieri on THE SOPRANOS. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12347 Schmidt, Stanley ARGONAUT
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2002). 0312877269 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket art by Alan Pollack. 
"This is science fiction in the finest tradition of H. G. Wells. Stanley Schmidt knows how to capture the reader from page one, and then take her (or him) on a voyage to the stars."--Ben Bova. Editor and author Schmidt's first novel in 16 years. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12348 Schmidt, Stanley and Greenberg, Martin H., editors UNKNOWN WORLDS: TALES FROM BEYOND
New York: Galahad Books, (1988). 0883657287 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A hint of wear at the shelf edges, else fine in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. 
Superb selection of tales introduced in the classic fantasy magazine, UNKNOWN (first known as UNKNOWN WORLDS) between the years 1939 and 1943; contributions by de Camp, Kuttner, Leiber, Wellman, Moore, Brown, Heinlein, Sturgeon, Bester, Boucher, more! 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12349 Schmitt, Victoria Sandwick FOUR CENTURIES OF SPORTING ART: Selections from the John L. Wehle Collection; Gallery of Sporting Art; Genesse Country Museum
Mumford, New York: Genesee Country Museum, (1984). 093153500X First edition. Hardcover. Fine in pale yellow cloth with gilt-stamped cover titles; in a lightly rubbed illustrated dust jacket. Oblong small quarto. 165 pages; bibliography, and alphabetical list of artists. 
The first comprehensive volume of sporting and wildlife art spanning from the seventeenth century to the present with full-page color reproductions of 56 paintings and 15 sculptures. The book includes famous and less well known practitioners of the genre. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12350 Schmitter, Elke MRS. SARTORIS
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. 0375411860 First U.S. edition, first printing. Translated from the German by Carol Brown Janeway. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"Taut and absorbing. This pulsing psychological portrait...is hard not to consume in one sitting."--The New York Times Book Review. Madame Bovary set in modern Germany. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12351 Schmitz, James H. AGENT OF VEGA
Hicksville, New York: The Gnome Press, Inc., (1960). B0007DXEZS First edition, first state binding. 5000 printed, but fewer than 3000 bound, about 1750 in the pale blue first state, the others in gray cloth. Hardcover. Pages tanned, endsheets faintly offset and foxed, else near fine in pale blue boards, with a patch of pale stain to lower page edges, hint of fading to spine; very good, age-darkened, lightly foxed, lightly nicked jacket; design by W.I. Van der Poel. 
"Excellent stories, all related and joining well, three from ASF, 1 from Galaxy; Schmitz was and remains the most inexplicably unappreciated major writer of the Campbell era."--Owings and Chalker. Jacket erroneously gives author's middle initial as "A". 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12352 Schmitz, James H. THE ETERNAL FRONTIERS
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1973). 0399110739 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good minus: slightly shaken and spine slanted, foxing to page edges, large bookplate to rear endsheet, red-penned numeral to front endsheet, wear at extremities; in a very good only illustrated dust jacket, with nicking to spine ends, tanning. 
On an alien planet, two great human cultures, the Swimmers and the Walkers, are in a struggle for power. By the author of THE WITCHES OF KARRES and the creator of the irresistible Telzey Amberdon. Jacket painting by Richard Powers. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12353 Schmitz, James H. THE DEMON BREED
Newton Abbot: Science Fiction Book Club, (1971). First edition thus: produced for the Readers Union Limited. Hardcover. Very faint foxing to page edges, inked ''171'' to lower title-page, else about near fine; in an about near fine dust jacket, mildly age-toned, and showing some patches of faint discoloration, mild wear. 
U.K. SF Book Club edition of this "sensuous, subtle, and high-paced adventure with an engaging heroine and a wealth of interesting creatures in a small space."--Robert Franson. Originally appeared in the September and October, 1968 issues of ANALOG. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12354 Schmitz, James H. THE WITCHES OF KARRES
(New York, NY): Baen, (2004). 0743488377 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket illustrated by Kurt Miller. 
Re-issued space-adventure classic, newly edited by veteran science fiction author Eric Flint. A Space captain makes the mistake of freeing three harmless-looking slave girls--who turn out to be the universally feared witches of Karres. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12355 Schmutzler, Robert ART NOUVEAU
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, (1962). 81090019X First edition in English. Hardcover. Two small, faint stains on the covers, else very nearly fine, in red cloth with gold lettering to spine and gilt-embossed art nouveau design to cover; in a like dust jacket with very mild age-toning to edges and spine, and a tiny abrasion to the spine. 
Quarto. 322 pages; notes, index of names. Includes 451 illustrations, 12 of which are full-color, and decorative endpapers taken from a Henry van de Velde wallpaper design. A beautifully illustrated history of this fascinating art movement. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12356 Schneider, Alfred R.; with Kaye Pullen THE GATEKEEPER: My Thirty Years as a TV Censor
(Syracuse, New York): Syracuse University Press, (2001). 0815606834 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 161 pages, including index. 
"The inside story of the broadcast industry's shifting policies of self-censorship, written by the chief censor himself. Required reading for the student, critic, and thoughtful viewer of television."--George Gerbner. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12357 Schneider, Elisa THE MERRY-GO-ROUND DOG
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1988). 0394890698 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in laminated, pictorial boards, in a fine, if age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. Oblong quarto. 
The merry-go-round has shut down for the winter, and one little girl will miss the old merry-go-round dog; but then she finds his wooden tail and from it she creates a special playmate. Inscribed and SIGNED by author/artist. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12358 Schneider, Katie ALL WE KNOW OF LOVE
New York: Broadway Books, (2000). First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A painter receives a vision of the Virgin Mary telling her to leave her Pacific Northwest home and travel to Italy to pursue her dream of becoming an artist. First novel for Schneider. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12359 Schneider, Steven Alan THE DISSONANT DESIGN: John Ford And The Art Of Tragedy
Cambridge: Harvard University, 1973. First edition. Hardcover. Fine (issued without dust jacket). 
A doctoral thesis bound in black cloth with gilt spine lettering. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12360 Schneider, Steven; Herron, Edwin, illustrator THE FIRST BOOK OF FISHING
New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., 1952. First edition. Hardcover. Pale offsetting to the endsheets, else a nearly fine copy in lime green cloth stamped in purplish pink with lettering and fishing pole/bait basket device; in color-illustrated dust jacket that is faintly age-darkened and shows minor wear to the edges. 
Informative, lively introduction to angling for kids features vintage illustrations in black-and-white and yellow and fuchsia scattered throughout, with particularly attractive pictorial endpapers. In the "First Book" series of non-fiction for juveniles. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12361 Schneiderman, Emet D. FACIAL GROWTH IN THE RHESUS MONKEY: A Longitudinal Cephalometric Study
(Princeton, New Jersey): Princeton University Press, (1992). 0691087490 First edition. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth with spine titles gilt; in an illustrated dust jacket with minor shelfwear. 217 pages, references, author index, and a subject index. 
A study of the normal craniofacial growth of the rhesus monkey which utilizes statistically rigorous methods to provide a detailed description of the facial skeleton size of this research primate. Thirty-five figures and thirty-two statistical tables. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12362 Schnitzler, Arthur RHAPSODY: A Dream Novel
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1927. First U.S. edition. English translation by Otto P. Schinnerer. Hardcover. Neatly repaired tear to page 95/96, a bit of fading to gilt spine lettering, else fine; in an age-darkened dust jacket that shows minor chips to spine ends and interior, separation at spine folds and front flap. Superb example of a scarce issue. 
The quintessentially Viennese author explores the "borderland between illusion and reality" (NY Times) in a "succession of exquisitely conceived and dramatically contrasted scenes."--Saturday Review. Source for Kubrick's final film, EYES WIDE SHUT. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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12363 Schnurr, Cathleen, text by; illustrations by Gustav Tenggren LE PETIT CHAT TIMIDE
(Paris): Cocorico, (1949). First edition thus. Un Petit Livre D'or. Hardcover. A hint of edgewear, a whisper of rubbing, very faint, very short crease to lower corner of front cover, else a very nearly fine copy in illustrated boards; unpaginated. 
French translation of the Golden Book, THE SHY LITTLE KITTEN, and as such, quite scarce. Disney artist Tenggren is shown to great advantage here in this picture-book animal story, his work is stylish and striking, yet suffused with warmth and tenderness. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12364 Schoenberg, Wilfred P., S.J. JESUIT MISSION PRESSES In the Pacific Northwest: A History and Bibliography of Imprints, 1876-1899
(Portland, Oregon): The Champoeg Press, 1957. B0006AVPPI First edition, first printing: one of 804 copies produced. 75 pages. Tall octavo. Hardcover. Faint offsetting to endsheets, a narrow band of faint residue to front cover, thus nearly fine, in full red cloth with gilt spine titling, white printing press vignette to front cover; many pages uncut; no dust jacket. Designed by Lawton Kennedy. 
Tipped-in frontis-portrait of Father Joseph Giorda; tipped-in facsimile of St. Louis Type Foundry statement; additional illustrations. Laid in is original example of item #72, PRECES ET CATECHISMUS, prayers and catechisms in Nez Perce printed in 1909. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12365 Schoengold, Morris D., editor ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SUBSTITUTES AND SYNTHETICS
New York: Philosophical Library, (1943). First edition. Hardcover. Bump to upper spine edge, shelf wear to spine edges and corners, rubbing to spine fore-edge, tanning to front end sheet, else very good plus in green cloth with gilt lettering and rules in black panels on front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 
382 pages; index of trade names, subject index. A comprehensive list of raw materials with some chemical and physical properties and the materials which could be used as substitutes--a necessity due to the shortages often experienced during World War II. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12366 Scholey, Jean THE DEAD PAST
New York: The Macmillan Company/A Cock Robin Mystery, (1962). B0006AY1ZE First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in orange-red cloth with black lettering and devices; in a near fine, mildly worn, lightly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with one short closed tear to lower front panel. 
"This first mystery by an unknown Englishwoman is more enjoyable than most of what comes nowadays from well known hands."--Barzun and Taylor. "The setting is a town on the coast of Tanganyika; the crime is a murder of a ne'er-do-well." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12367 Schopen, Bernard DESERT LOOK
New York: Mysterious Press, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Jack Ross mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12368 Schorer, Mark THE STATE OF MIND: Thirty-Two Stories
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1947. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in two-tone blue and gray cloth, with olive top-edge coloring; in a very lightly worn, faintly age-toned illustrated dust jacket that shows a few tiny nicks. 
Collection from the Wisconsin-born novelist, critic, and biographer. Many of the stories appeared originally in the pages of The New Yorker, others are seen here for the first time. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12369 Schorr, Mark ACE OF DIAMONDS
New York: St. Martin's, (1984). 0312002602 First edition. Hardcover. A hint of age-toning to the very edges of the text block, else a near fine copy in very mildly edgeworn dust jacket. 
Inscribed, dated in the year of publication and SIGNED by the author to the half-title. Follow-up to RED DIAMOND: PRIVATE EYE, called by Stanley Ellin, "a dazzling tour de force" and by Harold Masur, "a triumphant debut." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12370 Schorr, Mark ACE OF DIAMONDS
New York: St. Martin's, (1984). 0312002602 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a very good dust jacket with shelfwear to the edges. 
A Red Diamond mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12371 Schorr, Mark DIAMOND ROCK
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1985). 0312199198 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in photo-pictorial dust jacket that betrays a hint of rubbing and edgewear. 
A Red Diamond Novel, inscribed to a noted bookseller, dated in the year of publication, and SIGNED by Schorr to the half-title. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12372 Schorr, Mark BULLY!
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1985). 0312107986 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in a mildly age-toned, very lightly edgeworn, illustrated dust jacket. 
A Teddy Roosevelt mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12373 Schorr, Mark BULLY!
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1985). 0312107986 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in a near fine, mildly age-toned, lightly edgeworn illustrated dust jacket. 
A Teddy Roosevelt mystery. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12374 Schorr, Mark AN EYE FOR AN EYE
New York: St. Martin's, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
First outing for one-eyed L.A. cop Bob Odin from the author of the Red Diamond mysteries. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12375 Schotter, Andrew FREE MARKET ECONOMICS: A Critical Appraisal
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1985). 031230370X First edition: trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. A nearly fine copy, in glossy wraps. 
147 pages; tables, figures, notes, bibliography, index. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12376 Schow, David J. THE KILL RIFF
(New York): Tor, (1988). 0312930658 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the title page. Hardcover. Fine, in a faintly age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
First book-length yarn from the West-German-born World Fantasy Award-winner mixes equal parts horror and heavy metal. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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12377 Schreiber, Georges BAMBINO THE CLOWN
New York: The Junior Literary Guild/Viking Press. 1947. First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus in cloth-backed illustrated paper boards, decorated endpapers, with light wear to the extremities, abraisions to the corner tips, interior edges of paper boards lightly nibbled by insects, mild soiling to a number of pages; no dust jacket. 
This is a charming and fun book, gorgeously illustrated in color using pen-and-ink, about a clown who loves to make children laugh, who befriends a little boy who has lost his hat, calming his tears by showing him all the joys of the circus. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12378 Schreier, Konrad F. Jr., editor BRAND BOOK SEVENTEEN: The Los Angeles Corral of the Westerners
Los Angeles, California: The Westerners, 1986. First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in dust jacket. 
A generously illustrated collection of writings concerning the history of California and the West. Photographic and facsimile pages and plates, maps and text illustrations. 199 pages, index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12379 Schreiner, Olive FROM MAN TO MAN: Or Perhaps Only...
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1927. First U.S. edition. Frontispiece photo of the author; introduction by S.C. Cronwright-Schreiner. Hardcover. Small sticker scar to front free endsheet, else a bright, near fine copy in crimson cloth decorated in black and lettered in gilt; in a price-clipped pictorial dust jacket with nicking and edgewear, and substantial fading to spine panel. 
Unfinished novel from the celebrated author of THE STORY OF AN AFRICAN FARM. "A big book. Behind it all is the presence of one of the noblest minds that ever expressed itself in literature."--London Nation. "A noble book."--London Times. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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12380 Schroder, Wilfried DAS PHANOMEN DES POLARLICHTS (The Aurora in time): Geschichtsschreibung, Forschungsergebnisse und Probleme
Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft Darmstadt 1984. 3534089979 First edition, first printing: Trade paperback original. SIGNED by the author. Trade Paperback. Blind embossed ownership seal of a noted physicist to the front endpaper, else fine, tight and clean in original green on cream wraps. Small octavo. 156 pages; 29 photo-illiustrations; and 7 tables. 
Inscribed and SIGNED "with compliments, Wilfried" by the author to the front endpaper. Text in German. Schröder's well known book on aurora. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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12381 Schroeder, Karl PIRATE SUN: Virga, Book Three
New York: TOR / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2008). 0765315459 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. New from the Publisher! 
"This fast-paced virtuoso exercise in world-building is the third novel set in Virga, a 5,000-mile wide balloon with a central artificial sun and many nations clustered around their own smaller suns"--PW. "I loved it. It never slowed down."--Larry Niven. 
Price: 25.95 USD
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12382 Schrumpf-Pierron, Pierre TOBACCO & PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY: A Digest of Clinical Data, [With Annotated Bibliography]
New York: Paul B. Hoeber, Inc., 1927. First edition. Hardcover. Pages lightly tanned, otherwise a near fine copy in dark maroon cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine; in the uncommon dust jacket with some minor chipping to the extremities. 
This early study of tobacco's health effects includes a 70-page bibliography, a preface by Henry Vaquez, and a foreword by Alexander Lambert. Published under the auspices of The Committee to Study the Tobacco Problem. 134 pages, index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12383 Schueler, Fred W., chairman MOLECULAR MODIFICATION IN DRUG DESIGN
Washington, D.C.: American Chemical Society, 1964. First edition. Hardcover. A very good plus copy in illustrated boards; no dust jacket. 
Advances in Chemistry Series, 45. This volume is, partially, an answer to critics, including Congress, of the use of molecular modification in drug design. 228 pages, references, index. Graphs, formulas. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12384 Schulberg, Budd LOVE, ACTION, LAUGHTER And Other Sad Tales
New York: Random House, (1989). 0394576195 First edition, first printing. Preface by Kurt Vonnegut. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Collection of stories by the esteemed novelist and screenwriter, whose novels include WHAT MAKES SAMMY RUN?, THE HARDER THEY FALL and WATERFRONT--the latter filmed as ON THE WATERFRONT from Schulberg's Oscar-winning screenplay. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12385 Schulman, Grace BURN DOWN THE ICONS
Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, (1976). 0691013306 First edition: paperbound issue. Dated inscription SIGNED by the author to the first blank leaf and SIGNED again to the title-page. Fine in printed glossy wraps. 
The author's first collection of poems. "So steady in vision, so congenial in human association, so fluent and inventive in language, Grace Schulman renews our faith in ourselves and in the language we use for finding each other."--William Stafford. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12386 Schulman, Grace MARIANNE MOORE:THE POETRY OF ENGAGEMENT
Urbana: University of Illinois, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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12387 Schultz, Benjamin M. EMBRACE THE WOLF
(New York): Bluejay Books, (1985). 0312941374 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in an age-toned, else fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Introducing Leo Haggerty, Private Eye. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12388 Schultz, Benjamin M. ALL THE OLD BARGAINS
(New York): Bluejay Books, (1985). 0312940149 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in a mildly age-toned dust jacket. 
A Leo Haggerty mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12389 Schultz, M. A. CONTROL OF NUCLEAR REACTORS AND POWER PLANTS
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1955. Early printing. Hardcover. A near fine copy in buckram; no dust jacket. 
Includes a section on last-ditch emergency shutoff measures. 313 pages, chapter notes, problems, index. Figures and equations 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12390 Schultz, Max F. BLACK HUMOR FICTION OF THE SIXTIES: A Pluralistic Definition of Man and his World
Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, (1973). 821401254 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in red cloth with black titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with tiny tears and rubs to the shelf extremities. 156 pages; text references; and an index. 
Warmly inscribed and SIGNED "Max" by the author to the title-page. Schultz defines black humor and preliminary guidelines for coming to terms with the literary and cultural achievement represented by the black humor fiction of the sixties. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12391 Schulz, Charles M. SANDLOT PEANUTS
New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, (1977). 003022621X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Quarto. Approximately 200 unpaginated pages. 
Here, collected for the first time in one volume, is the cream of Peanuts and baseball--640 daily and Sunday strips, with 80 pages if full color. With an introduction by Joe Garagiola. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12392 Schulz, Charles M. YOU CAN'T WIN, CHARLIE BROWN
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1962). First edition: Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Very nearly fine with slight fading to the spine and very light tanning to the pages, in red-orange, illustrated wraps. 
An early collection of Peanuts strips with Snoopy, the Van Pelt's and the rest of the gang. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12393 Schulz, Charles M. AS YOU LIKE IT, CHARLIE BROWN
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1964). First edition: Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Nearly fine with slight fading to the spine and a hint of tanning to the pages--as expected; in tangerine, illustrated wraps. 
Lucy gives Charlie Brown her bill for her psychiatric services, plus many more adventures in this, the sixteenth collection of Peanuts comic strips. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12394 Schulz, Charles M. AS YOU LIKE IT, CHARLIE BROWN
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1964). First edition: Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Previous owner's address label to the front cover, pages mildly tanned, as expected, else a very nearly fine example, in tangerine, illustrated wraps. 
The sixteenth collection of the beloved Peanuts comic strips. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12395 Schulz, Charles M. WE'RE RIGHT BEHIND YOU, CHARLIE BROWN
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1964). First edition: Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Previous owner's address label to the front cover, pages mildly tanned, as usual, else very nearly fine in blue, illustrated wraps. 
A Peanuts collection of Sunday comic strips. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12396 Schulz, Charles M. YOU NEED HELP, CHARLIE BROWN
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1965). First edition: Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Near fine with the usual light tanning to the pages, a previous owner's address label to the front cover, a very light crease to the front cover and slight fading to the spine; in pink, illustrated wraps. 
The eighteenth Peanuts collection in which dandelions grow on the pitcher's mound, Charlie Brown goes off to camp, plus many more adventures of the Peanuts gang. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12397 Schulz, Charles M. YOU'LL FLIP, CHARLIE BROWN
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1967). First edition: Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Previous owner's address label to the front cover, mild creasing to the upper corner of the rear cove, affecting a few pages, else very nearly fine in red-brown, illustrated wraps. 
A collection of Sunday and weekday Peanuts comic strips. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12398 Schulz, Charles M. YOU'RE SOMETHING ELSE, CHARLIE BROWN
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1968). First edition: Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Very nearly fine in yellow-brown, illustrated wraps. 
A collection of Peanuts strips in which we meet the Cheshire Beagle, Charlie Brown goes to summer camp and rest of the gang goes through many more trials and tribulations. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12399 Schuon, Frithjof; Edited by Seyyed Hossein Nasr THE ESSENTIAL WRITINGS OF FRITHJOF SCHUON
Shaftesbury, Dorset/Rockport, Massachusetts: Element, (1991). 1852302607 First edition thus, first printing: Trade paperback issue. Trade Paperback. Minor crease to the lower corner of the front cover, else near fine in printed wraps. Clean and unmarked! Thick octavo. 544 pages; appendix. 
Frithjof Schuon (June 18, 1907--May 5, 1998) was a metaphysician, poet, painter, and a leading figure of traditional metaphysics. "In depth and breadth, a paragon of our time. I know of no living thinker who begins to rival him."--Houston Smith. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12400 Schurr, Cathleen DARK ENCOUNTER
New York/Toronto: Rinehart & Company, Inc., (1955). B0007E8GD2 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages uniformly tanned, dots of stain to pastedown, rubber-stamped to front free endsheet, else near fine; in a very good plus, lightly rubbed, faintly soiled, mildly nicked, illustrated dust jacket. 
Murder mystery in which nearly all the action takes place in a film-manufacturing plant where only an occasional dim light pierces the Stygian gloom. Young engineer Tony Williams thinks he has stumbled on a corpse in the plant, but he can't be sure. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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