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12401 Schuster, Felicia & Wolseley, Cecilia VASES OF THE SEA: Far Eastern Porcelain and other Treasures
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1974). 0684135566 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Text starting to tan, else fine; in a lightly rubbed color pictorial dust jacket. 
Quarto. 157 pages; further reading, index. Illustrated with color-plates. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12402 Schutz, Benjamin M. THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE: A Leo Haggerty Mystery
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Light wear to top-edge of spine, light mark on fore-edge, else fine in dust jacket. 
From one of the most innovative writers of detective fiction comes the fourth Leo Haggerty story. The previous two, EMBRACE THE WOLF and A TAX IN BLOOD, received Shamus award nominations for best private-eye novels of the year. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12403 Schwandt, Stephen SIREN SONG
Bridgehampton, New York: Bridge Works Publishing Company, (2004). 1882593898 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Edgar Award-nominee Schwandt's first adult novel features a teacher who uncovers clues to a past murder when he buys a used cabin cruiser. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12404 Schwartz, Herman S., editor MENTAL HEALTH AND CHIROPRACTIC: A Multidisciplinary Approach
New York: Sessions Publishers, (1973). 0911366024 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Gift inscription to the half-title page, possibly the author's (not signed), very nearly fine in blue cloth with titles embossed in bright silver; in a nearly perfect dust jacket. 300 pages; authors and subject index. 
This volume includes contributions from scientists working in the fields of anthropology, biochemistry, education, psychology, psychiatry, as well as chiropractic. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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12405 Schwartz, Julius; Roth, Arnold, illustrator GO ON WHEELS
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1966). First edition. Hardcover. A nearly fine copy in blue cloth with red and black illustration to the front cover; lacking dust jacket. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by the illustrator to the front free endpaper. An imaginative book that utilizes the wheel to tell a story and to demonstrate what wheels are used for, including a project that helps a child build their own wheels on an axle. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12406 Schwarz, Christina ALL IS VANITY
New York: Doubleday, (2002). 0385499728 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
By the author of DROWNING RUTH. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12407 Schwegel, Theresa PERSON OF INTEREST
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2007). 0312364261 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In the Edgar-winner's intense third novel, Chicago PD detective Craig McHugh is deep into an undercover investigation of a deadly batch of heroin allegedly being peddled by the Fuxi Spiders, a powerful Chinese gang. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12408 Schweitzer, Darrell THE WHITE ISLE
Philadelphia: Owlswick Press, (1989). 0913896268 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new illustrated dust jacket, with wraparound jacket art by Stephen Fabian. SIGNED by the author. 
Schweitzer's first novel, a high fantasy that has been compared to Clark Ashton Smith, Lord Dunsany, James Branch Cabell and E. R. Eddison. A substantially different version of this novel was serialized in FANTASTIC STORIES, April-July, 1980. 
Price: 18.95 USD
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12409 Sciama, D.W. MODERN COSMOLOGY
Cambridge: At the University Press, 1971. Reprint, with corrections. Hardcover. A fine copy in dust jacket. 
Octavo. A study of the cutting-edge work in the field of cosmology at the time. 212 pages, further reading, indexes. Illustrations include black-and-white photographic plates as well as figures. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12410 Sciarra, Joseph THE BATTLE OF LITTLE JOE
New York/Washington/Hollywood: The Vantage Press, (1973). 00533008468 First edition, first printing. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author! Hardcover. Fine in red boards with spine titles gilt; in a near fine, mildly age-toned and lightly soiled dust jacket. Thin octavo. 162 pages. 
Candid narrative autobiography of Joseph Sciarra--who grew up struggling in the slums of Providence, R.I. to serve with distinction and valor in the First Marine Raider Battalion during WWII. Inscribed to actor Vic Tayback and his wife Sheila. Scarce! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12411 Scmidt, Emerson P. UNION POWER AND THE PUBLIC INTEREST
Los Angeles: Nash Publishing, (1973). First edition. Hardcover. Very good in a lightly shelf worn dust jacket with a shallow chip at the spine head. 
"We are all made poorer by the power of labor unions," states the author, an economic consultant, lecturer and writer, blaming unions for inflation, unemployment and other economic problems. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12412 Scott, Arthur F., editor SURVEY OF PROGRESS IN CHEMISTRY: Volume 2
New York and London: Academic Press, 1964. First edition. Hardcover. Light wear to the spine ends and the corners, previous owner's stamp to the front pastedown, small blue checkmark to the copyright page, and faint soil to the page edges, else very good in charcoal cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; no dust jacket. 
345 pages; list of contributors, author index, and a subject index. A collection of papers designed to help keep educators abreast of important advances in chemistry, including pieces on substitution, fast, displacement, and photochemical reactions. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12413 Scott, Douglas OPERATION ARTEMIS
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1979). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Published in England as THE GIFT OF ARTEMIS. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12414 Scott, Evelyn BACKGROUND IN TENNESSEE
New York: Robert M. McBride and Company, (1937). First edition. Hardcover. Mild fading to the spine and perimeters, else a very nearly fine copy in the first issue binding of orange cloth; in a price-clipped dust jacket that exhibits some mild shelfwear, very light chipping to the spine ends, and fading to the spine. 
Personal memoir in which poet, novelist, and essayist Evelyn Scott re-visits scenes of her childhood and early adolescence growing up in rural Tennessee, throwing light upon the southern traditions and social influences that shaped her own development. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12415 Scott, Jack S. CLUTCH OF VIPERS
New York: Harper and Row, (1979). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a fine, price-clipped dust jacket. 
A Detective Sergeant Alfred Stanley Rosher mystery. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12416 Scott, Jack S. THE LOCAL LADS
New York: E.P. Dutton, Inc., (1983). 0525241590 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
A Detective Inspector Stanley Rosher mystery by the author of AN UPRUSH OF MAYHEM. When the solicitor for a robber and Rosher are in a plane crash, and the solicitor is killed, and when the crash coincides with another murder, the D.I. is on the case. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12417 Scott, Jack S. A KNIFE BETWEEN THE RIBS
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1987). 03130000154 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. 
"Brash and pungent"--Dorothy S. Davis. The thirteenth entry in Scott's series of "sardonically witty, chilling" police procedurals featuring "tenacious, brainy" Chief Inspector Pete Parsons. By the author of A CLUTCH OF VIPERS and THE SHALLOW GRAVE. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12418 Scott, Jack S. KNIFE BETWEEN THE RIBS
New York: St. Martin's, (1987). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with shelfwear to the edges. 
A Detective Rosher mystery. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12419 Scott, Joanna Catherine THE LUCKY GOURD SHOP
Denver: MacMurray & Beck, (2000). 1878448013 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. Jacket photograph by M. Qualls. 
SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Three adopted Korean children attempt to find their birth parents in the fifth book from Scott, the author, poet, and historian whose poetry collection BIRTH MOTHER won the Longleaf Press Chapbook Contest. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12420 Scott, Melissa NIGHT SKY MINE
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1996). 0312858752 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"Ista, found abandoned as a two-year-old on an asteroid mining platform, searches for her identity."-LJ. "Scott explores the ramifications of virtual life through the very human eyes of her principals; this is most artful cyberpunk, told with heart."-PW. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12421 Scott, Melissa NIGHT SKY MINE
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1996). 0312858752 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a nearly fine illustrated dust jacket with just a hint of wear to the tips. 
In a future society which values identity, teenager Ista Kelly, a foundling, returns to the mine where she was discovered as a baby, in search of her own identity and finds a hidden menace in the form of the interstellar Night Sky Mining Corporation. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12422 Scott, Melissa THE JAZZ
New York: Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2000). 0312868022 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A road chase novel of the near-future filled with jazz from the internet, shady characters, and close calls. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12423 Scott, Melissa & Barnett, Lisa A. POINT OF HOPES
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1997). 0812550994 First edition thus, a mass market paperback. A fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps with artwork by Kevin Eugene Johnson depicting two young women at Midsummer Fair watching a sorcerer manipulating a sphere, as a handful of winged dragon-creatures caper about. 
Alternate middle-ages fantasy novel "set in an world of gunpowder, swordplay and magic."--Locus Magazine. A beautiful copy of a scarce book, in both the original hardcover and this mass market paperback. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12424 Scott, Sir Walter THE TWO DROVERS: A Short Story
Westwood, New Jersey: The Kindle Press/Privately Printed, 1971. B000BK10N0 First edition thus: #116 of 680 numbered copies SIGNED by foreword author Coleman O. Parsons. Hardcover. Fading to spine, else fine in gilt-lettered green cloth shelfback over grey boards; housed in grey paper-over-boards slipcase. The Magnum Opus text of the Waverly novels used for this issue. Laid in a printed gift notice SIGNED by John L. Davenport. 
Fine press printing of "what is widely considered to be Sir Walter Scott's best short story" in commemoration of his Two Hundredth Birthday Celebration. 35 pages, plus colophon. Colvin Smith portrait of Scott reproduced on the endpapers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12425 Scott, Sir Walter THE TALISMAN
Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, (1976). First edition thus: A Collector's Edition issued by the Easton Press in The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series. Hardcover. Fine in full caramel leather, decorated and lettered in gilt, with hubbed spine, all edges gilt, silk endpapers, satin ribbon marker. Quarto. 369 pages. Author's notes and a glossary. 
Based on the original edition published by The Limited Editions Club, this subscribed edition features the original illustrations by Frederico Castellon with the addition of a color frontispiece frontispiece portrait created expressly for this issue. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12426 Scott, Steve THE COP-KILLERS
(New York, New York): Manor Books, Inc., (1972). First edition: Paperback Original. MB #125-125; cover price, $1.25. Mass market paperback. Mild spine roll and light spine creases, else a bright, very good plus copy in color photo-pictorial wraps. 
"Was the rash of cop-killing in the U.S. part of the general violence sweeping the country, or was it a carefully coordinated plot?" Scarce crime PBO. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12427 Scott, Sutherland BLOOD IN THEIR INK: The March of the Modern Mystery Novel
London: Stanley Paul and Co. LTD, (1953). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in red paper-covered boards, spine titles in black; in a very good plus, price-clipped dust jacket that is age-toned and lightly shelfworn. Octavo. 200 pages; indexed. 
Early survey of the mystery genre. Foreword by A. Beverley Baxter. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12428 Scott, Winfield Townley EXILES AND FABRICATIONS
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1961. First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in grey cloth lettered in teal to the front cover, and in teal and red to spine; in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket that shows a whisper of edgewear. Jacket painting by Arthur Shilstone. 
Collection of essays by the American poet, some of autobiographical interest, others on literary subjects, including a notable early study of Lovecraft, "His Own Most Fantastic Creation," and a companion piece, "A Parenthesis on Lovecraft as a Poet." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12429 Scottoline, Lisa LADY KILLER
(New York, NY): Harper/An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, (2008). 0060833203 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Philadelphia attorney Mary DiNunzio agrees to help her high school nemesis, Trish Gambone. Trish wants to escape from her abusive, and possibly Mafia-connected boyfriend, but won't listen to advice. Then she disappears. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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12430 Scottoline, Lisa COURTING TROUBLE
(New York): HarperCollins Publishers, (2002). 0060185147 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in color illustrated, glossy wraps. 
The debut in a legal thriller series featuring Anne Murphy, a rookie lawyer with a smarts and red-headed beauty reminiscent of comic pages heroine Brenda Starr. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12431 Scoville, Thomas SILICON FOLLIES: A Dot Comedy
New York: Pocket Books, (2001). 074341120X First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The author's debut novel is adapted from his series of stories that appeared on Salon. This innovative cyber comedy is set in a world where over-caffeinated workers buzz in hive-like cubicles, where engineers rock, and sysadmins are lower than low. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12432 Scribner, Bob & Benecke, Gerhard, editors THE GERMAN PEASANT WAR OF 1525--NEW VIEWPOINTS
London: George Allen & Unwin, (1979). 004900314 First edition. Hardcover. A very nearly fine copy with mild tanning to the inside of both covers, in brown cloth with gold lettering to spine; in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with a small stain to lower spine area. 
206 pages; figures, references, index. A collection of essays on the event, representing many sides of the historiographical debate, thereby illuminating many of the wider problems of historiography in addition to illustrating the various points of view. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12433 Scrymsour, Ella SHIELA CRERAR: Psychic Investigator
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2006. 155310891 First edition, first printing: limited to 500 copies. In the Ash-Tree Occult Detectives Library. Hardcover. Fine, a new book, in chianti cloth with gilt spine lettering, red-on-red decorative endsheets; in a fine, new illustrated dust jacket. 
The "virtually untraceable author" chronicled her investigator's exploits in this series of six stories which originally appeared in issues of THE BLUE MAGAZINE between May and October, 1920. Edited with an introduction by Jack Adrian. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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12434 Sears, Richard LAST DAY
New York: Forge/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2001). 0312878982 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Second novel from the author of the paranormal thriller FIRST BORN features Charlie Wolf, an undercover cop who infiltrates a motorcycle club and becomes addicted to methamphetamine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12435 Sears, Ruth McCarthy THE GIFT OF THE SEA
(New York): Lenox Hill Press, 1973. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
After returning from Paris, Marcy Dayton rejoins her widowed father, a judge, who is then mysteriously killed in an accident which does not seem accidental. Marcy finds herself pursued by the vengeful fates that laid her parent low. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12436 Seaver, Tom with Herb Resnicow BEANBALL: Murder at the World Series
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1989). 0688071945 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Murder mystery played out over the course of a imaginary World Series between the Brooklyn Bandits and the Jersey Boomers, featuring a thinly disguised character resembling George Steinbrunner. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12437 Seawell, L. Vann INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITAL ACCOUNTING
Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, (1992). 0840363109 Third edition, first printing. Hardcover. Unobtrusive name to the upper edge of front endpaper, else near fine in very lightly scratched, laminated boards; no dust jacket as issued. 
A comprehensive text by a CPA, DBA, and professor of accounting at the Indiana University. 588 pages; exercises; problems; tables; journals; figures; glossary; and index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12438 Sebald, W.G. THE RINGS OF SATURN
(New York): A New Directions Book, (1998). 0811213781 First U.S. edition. Translated by Michael Hulse Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Sebald's unclassifiable fictionalized walking tour through England's East Anglia in Michael Hulse's "beautiful rendition."--Kerry Fried. "An extraordinary palimpsest of natural, human and literary history."--Merle Rubin. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12439 Sebastian, Tim THE SPY IN QUESTION
(New York): Delacorte, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with traces of shelfwear to the edges. 
A novel by the author of THE MEMORY CHURCH. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12440 Sebastian, Tim THE MEMORY CHURCH
New York: William Morrow, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A novel by the author of THE SPY IN QUESTION. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12441 Sebold, Alice THE LOVELY BONES
Boston/New York/London: Little, Brown and Company, (2002). 0316666343 First edition, first printing. Boldly SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine first state dust jacket with the Margot Livesey blurb. 
"A fantasy-fable of great authority, charm, and daring. She's a one-of-a-kind writer."--Jonathan Franzen. "The breakout fiction of the year; a stiff cocktail of David Lynch and Judy Blume."--TIME. ABA Book of the Year; Bram Stoker Best First Novel. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12442 Sedley, Kate THE WEAVER'S TALE: The Third Tale of Roger the Chapman
(New York): HarperPaperbacks, (1995). 0061043362 First edition thus: a mass market paperback. Near fine, with a hint of a reader's crease, pages age-toned; in illustrated wraps. 
Originally issued in the U.K. by Headline Book Publishing as THE HANGED MAN. Third entry in the highly regarded historical mystery series set in 15th-century England. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12443 Sedley, Kate THE WEAVER'S INHERITANCE
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312276842 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The eighth installment in the Roger the Chapman medieval mystery series involves an imposter bent on gaining a large inheritance. It is Roger the Chapman's job to expose the fraud for who he is. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12444 Sedley, Kate THE BROTHERS OF GLASTONBURY
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312272820 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
The seventh novel in Kate Sedley's acclaimed series. "Roger the Chapman, an itinerant peddler of uncommon insight and intelligence, returns to solve another spine-tingling medieval mystery cloaked in greed, treachery, and suspense."--Booklist. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12445 Sedley, Kate THE WEAVER'S TALE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1994). 031210474X First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, tight and unread; in a nearly fine dust jacket with a mild scratch to the front panel, and a tiny crease to the upper edge of the rear panel. 
In the third 15th-century mystery, Roger the Chapman falls desperately ill with the ague. Roger is taken in and nursed by weaver's widow Margaret Walker and her fiesty daughter Lillis. His journey begins when he investigates the weaver's murder. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12446 Sedley, Kate NINE MEN DANCING
(New York and Surrey): Severn House, (2003). 0727859773 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
The twelfth in the Roger the Chapman series. "The detailed portrait of life in the fifteenth century, the charming hero, and the imaginative plot make this another pleasurable read in Sedley's stylishly written and historically accurate series."--ALA. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12447 Seeley, Sylvia MIRROR OF CANADA
Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (1960). First edition. Hardcover. One lower corner tip bumped, otherwise a near fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with some shelf wear, slight fading, and a few tiny edge tears. 
Compiled for the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. Quarto. Illustrated with 284 photographs. Folding map in the rear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12448 Seelye, John THE KID
New York: Viking Press, (1972). 0670412988 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's review slip laid in. Hardcover. A near fine copy; in a illustrated dust jacket that is price-clipped and displays a few spots of stain to the rear panel. 
Historian Ray Allen Billington's copy with his signature to the front endpaper and a handwritten note from the publisher laid in. A well-received western novel: "THE KID is in the best myth-shattering and rambunctious Twain tradition."--Jack Conroy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12449 Segal, Erich THE CLASS
Toronto/New York/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books, (1985). 0553050842 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in plum linen over plum boards with gilt titles to the front cover and to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
The author of LOVE STORY and Beatles YELLOW SUBMARINE screenwriter, also left his mark with this saga that follows the lives of five Harvard graduates whose lives intertwined. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12450 Segal, Lore; and Baskin, Leonard THE BOOK OF ADAM TO MOSES
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1987). 0394867572 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in beige linen with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket with a water-color illustration by Leonard Baskin. Baskin, Leonard 
An American Academy Award-winning novelist and Caldecott Award-winning artist combine their talents for lively harmonic results in this powerful collection of Bible stories for families. Segal uses contemporary language and Baskin, dramatic pen-and-ink. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12451 Seidler, Tor; drawings by David Hockney THE DULCIMER BOY
New York: The Viking Press, (1979). 0670286095 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered navy-blue cloth shelfback over terra-cotta boards; in an age-toned, about near fine dust jacket showing some mild wear, a tiny patch of pale stain to lower spine panel. 
A weathered stranger delivers an old wicker chest to the Carbuncles' doorstep in early-20th-century New England. In it the Carbuncles find two sleeping baby boys and a beautiful silver-stringed instrument. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12452 Seifert, Elizabeth GIRL INTERN
New York: Triangle Books, (1948). First edition thus. Hardcover. The inevitable tanning to the pages, else fine, in blue binding with red-orange lettering and top-edge tint; in a mildly rubbed, else fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Lovely example of this fragile issue of one of Seifert's many hospital romances. "When the new intern arrived at Lakeside hospital, the reaction was lively. Nobody had expected Dr. Chris Metcalf to be a girl." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12453 Seifert, Elizabeth LOVE CALLS THE DOCTOR
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1958). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in grey boards; in lightly rubbed illustrated dust jacket that shows some edgewear and nicking and nearly invisible dampstain to spine panel. Jacket art by Everett Raymond Kunstler. 
Tale of two sisters, one beautiful (Marian), one plain (Belinda), and orthopedist Dr. Peter Jahns. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12454 Seifert, Elizabeth THE DOCTOR'S STRANGE SECRET
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1962). First edition. Hardcover. A bright, fine copy in olive-green boards; in a pictorial dust jacket with some damp-wrinkling to front and rear panel. 
Brilliant surgeon "Smokey" Howdershell--his past shrouded in mystery--is in the middle of a tragedy at Elmbank hospital and may be facing charges, and pretty first-grade teacher Jannie Osborne dreams of being his wife. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12455 Seifert, Elizabeth THE DOCTOR'S SECOND LOVE
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1971). 0396063888 First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a lightly rubbed illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Mort Kunstler. 
Tom Kelsey joins the staff of a big hospital complex and faces a malicious lawsuit, a rifled desk and malicious gossip about his friendship with a pretty volunteer. And he is on the verge of falling in love with colleague Carter Bass! 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12456 Seifert, Elizabeth THE TWO FACES OF DR. COLLIER
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1973). 0396067085 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in a very lightly rubbed illustrated dust jacket, with jacket painting by Mort Kunstler. 
Dramatic story of a successful doctor who crossed too often into a gray world where scandal threatened his career and his marriage. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12457 Seifert, Elizabeth THE DOCTOR'S DAUGHTER
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1974). 0396068901 First edition. Hardcover. Red remainder dot to lower page edges, otherwise this would be a fine copy in an illustrated dust jacket. 
Joey, privileged daughter of a distinguished doctor, was unprepared for the catastrophic struggle between two young men that took place the night of the carnival. A story of a girl whose adventures and loves lead her to the discovery of her own strength. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12458 Seifert, Elizabeth THE DOCTOR'S AFFAIR
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1975). 039607202X First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in textured chartreuse boards; in a neatly price-clipped, illustrated dust jacket that shows a hint of rubbing. A nice copy. Jacket painting by Peter Cox. 
Beautiful, clever, and spoiled Gretchen Purser, still smarting from a romantic rejection in her last year of medical school, returns home to Idaho and refuses to take anything seriously, not her career, not even the attentive young lawyer from Denver. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12459 Seifert, Elizabeth THE PROBLEMS OF DR. A
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1979). 0396076866 First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a lightly age-toned and mildly rubbed illustrated dust jacket that shows one tiny closed edge tear. 
In the beautiful wooded country of Northern California, the titular surgeon takes a position with a large lumber firm, but is soon confronted by crises caused by his wife, his headstrong teenage daughter, and his assistant. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12460 Seifert, Shirley BY THE KING'S COMMAND
Philadelphia and New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1962). B000BYTMKO First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very very close to fine, in grey cloth shelfback over red boards; in a very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design by Paul Laune. 
Historical novel set in 1773 when Texas was a Spanish province, about the odyssey that results when Charles III of Spain decrees that every resident of Los Adaes, Texas must move to the new capital, San Antonio de Bexar. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12461 Seifert, Shirley LOOK TO THE ROSE
Philadelphia and New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1960). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in maroon-lettered beige linen over blue boards; in a very lightly rubbed illustrated dust jacket with painting by Paul Laune. A lovely copy! 
Civil war historical fiction of real-life lovers Nelly Kinzie and Willy Gordon. "Paints vivid pictures of Chicago and Savannah during the 1850s and 1860s, and re-creates authentically the social scenes and the life styles of the elite in both cities." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12462 Seixas, Frank A. and Eggleston, Suzie, editors WORK IN PROGRESS ON ALCOHOLISM
New York: The New York Academy of Sciences, 1976. First edition. Mild shelfwear, covers somewhat rubbed with scratches to the front cover, else a very good plus copy in navy blue wraps. Tall trade paperbound. 
Volume 273 in the Annals of The New York Academy of Sciences, May 28, 1976. A collection of a wide variety of scholarly essays including; alcoholism in different parts of the world, biological studies, and treatment effects. 664 pages. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12463 Sela, Michael, editor THE ANTIGENS
New York and London: Academic Press, 1973-1977. First editions; Four volumes. Hardcover. Fine unread copies in near fine to fine dust jackets. 
This multivolume work provides a much-needed central source of information on the biochemistry and molecular biology of the antigens. Vol. 1, 573 pages; Vol. II, 568 pages; Vol. III, 624 pages; Vol. IV, 582 pages; author and subject indexes. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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12464 Sela, Owen THE BEARER PLOT
London: Hodder and Stoughton, (1972). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with toning to the flaps. 

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12465 Sela, Owen AN EXCHANGE OF EAGLES
New York: Pantheon, (1977). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with traces of shelfwear to the edges and toning to the panels. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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12466 Selby, John THE PAPER DRAGON: An Account of the China Wars, 1840-1900
London: Arthur Barker Limited, (1968). 213764806 First edition, printing. Small octavo. Hardcover. A hint of sunning to the upper edges of the baby blue boards, else fine, in a lightly age-toned, lightly edgeworn near fine pictorial dust jacket. 214 pages, thirty-one b&w plates, ten maps, bibliography, and an index. 
An extensively researched history of the relationship between England and China in the nineteenth century, during a series of wars that occurred as result of the conflict between Chinese nationalism and British imperialism. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12467 Self, Will DORIAN: An Imitation
New York: Grove Press, (2003). 0802117295 First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
A retelling of Oscar Wilde's THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY with most of the original's characters transmuted into their late-20th-century counterparts. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12468 Self, Will COCK AND BULL
(London): Bloomsbury, (1992). 0747512744 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Very good minus: spine creasing (probably production-related), soiling to page edges, damp-riffling to a few leaves, 
"Cock: A Novelette" is the story of a woman who grows a fully functional penis. "Bull: A Farce" is the story of a man who acquires a vagina and all its companion parts. "Wickedly playful, gender-bending pair of novellas."--Lawrence Rungren. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12469 Selfridge, H. Gordon THE ROMANCE OF COMMERCE
London: John Lane The Bodley Head, (1923), 2nd edition. Hardcover. Corners slightly bumped, else very good plus without dust jacket as issued 
Gold spine lettering and decorations. An impressive study. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12470 Selfridge, R.G. and Maxfield, J.E. A TABLE OF THE INCOMPLETE ELLIPTIC INTEGRAL OF THE THIRD KIND
New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1958. First edition. Hardcover. Several small stains to the page fore-edges, else very good, bound in full cranberry cloth with head and tail bands; in a price-clipped, chipped, shelfworn, and edge-torn dust jacket with minor stains and a price-sticker shadow. 
This book, containing the first 6-place table of values was prepared under the auspices of the Research Department of the U.S. Naval Ordnance Test Station and contains a section on using the table. 805 pages including a forward and an introduction. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12471 Seliger, Martin THE MARXIST CONCEPTION OF IDEOLOGY: A Critical Essay
Cambridge/London/New York/Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, (1979). 0521296250 First paperbound edition: Trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Very mild sunnning to the spine, else near fine in wraps. 
A book in the International Studies series published for the Centre for International Studies, London School of Economics and Political Science. 229 pages; bibliography; and index. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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12472 Sellers, Peter, edited by COLD BLOOD IV
Oakville/New York/London: Mosaic Press, (1992). 0889625131 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in cream boards with gilt spine stamping; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Anthology of thirteen mystery tales by Canadians John North, William Bankier, Eric Wright, Jas. R. Petrin, Anne Stephenson, Peter Robinson, Mel D. Ames, Charlotte MacLeod, Ted Wood, Alison Cunliffe, Peter Sellers, Eliza Moorhouse and Gregor Robinson. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12473 Selwyn, Francis SERGEANT VERITY AND THE SWELL MOB
New York: Stein and Day, (1981). 0812827279 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in an illustrated dust jacket that shows one tiny creased tear to rear panel, is faintly age-toned, but that is otherwise fine. 
Victorian-set mystery featuring Sergeant William Clarence Verity, of the Private-Clothes Detail. Jacket illustration by Jenny Thorne. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12474 Selznick, Brian THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET: A Novel in Words and Pictures
New York: Scholastic Press, (2007). 0439813786 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very mild bump to fore-edge of front cover, tiny nick to upper edge of front endpaper, nearly fine in black boards with decorative white borders and white titles to the spine; in a fine, strikingly colorful dust jacket. 
In this marvelous Caldecott Award winner, Selznick tells his tale by going back and forth from prose to illustration; writing a portion of the novel in words and then using only evocative illustrations to stimulate and drive a readers imagination forward. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12475 Selznick, Brian THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET: A Novel in Words and Pictures
New York: Scholastic Press, (2007). 0439813786 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in black boards with decorative white borders and white titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket that is illustrated with bright colors to the front panel, and has a moody, softly-hued illustration to the spine and rear panel. 
Caldecott Winner. "A true masterpiece, an artful blending of narrative, illustration and cinematic technique, for a story as tantalizing as it is touching. Orphan Hugo lives in the walls of a Paris train station at the turn of the 20th century."--PW. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12476 Sendak, Maurice, illustrator WE ARE ALL IN THE DUMPS WITH JACK AND GUY: Two Nursery Rhymes with Pictures
[No place]. Harper & Collins, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Oblong octavo. 
Sendak, the highly regarded and prolific illustrator of such books as WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE, and THE NUTSHELL LIBRARY, has gloriously joined together and illustrated two traditional nursery rhymes from Mother Goose. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12477 Sendak, Maurice, illustrator; Krauss, Ruth, text A HOLE IS TO DIG: A First Book of First Definitions
[New York]: Harper & Brothers, (1952). First edition, later state. ''When you make your bed you get a star'' followed by ''Grr-r-r.'' Small square octavo. Hardcover. Very small, pale dampstain to one leaf, a hint of shelf-wear, a suggestion of age-toning: a very good plus copy in teal cloth-backed illustrated boards; in a price-clipped, age-darkened dust jacket with a light soiling, shallow nicking at the spine ends. 
Brilliant collaboration between Krauss and Sendak manages to be sweet without cloying, childlike without condescension, and smart without being smart-alecky. "Rugs are so dogs have napkins." "A hole is when you step in it you go down." Irresistible. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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12478 Sendak, Maurice; music by Carole King MAURICE SENDAK'S REALLY ROSIE STARRING THE NUTSHELL KIDS
New York/Evanston/San Francisco/London: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1975). 060255374 First edition, first printing: an oblong quarto trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Faint corner crease to front cover, else fine, in illustrated wraps. Scenario, lyrics and pictures by Sendak. The music, included here, is by King. 
In collaboration with King, Sendak combined his THE SIGN ON ROSIE'S DOOR and THE NUTSHELL LIBRARY into a 27-minute CBS musical about the ten-year-old director, producer and star of her Brooklyn block. Expanded and performed off-Broadway in 1980. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12479 Senft, Gunter CLASSIFICATORY PARTICLES IN KILIVILA
New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. 0195092112 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in grey cloth lettered in foil red; no dust jacket, as issued. 
A volume in the Oxford Studies in Anthropological Linguistics, dealing with the classification technique used by speakers of the Austronesian language, Kilivila. Appendices, tables, references, index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12480 Serafin, David SATURDAY OF GLORY
New York: St. Martin's, (1981). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with some light shelfwear to the edges, light rubbing to the front cover. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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12481 Seranella, Barbara NO HUMAN INVOLVED
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1997). 0312156146 First edition, first printing. Dated and SIGNED by the author upon publication. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Author's first mystery introducing Munch Mancini. "Every so often a first novel is so strong, so original and so well written that it is obviously the beginning of an important career. Seranella has written such a book."--Poisoned Pen. Small print run. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12482 Serbin, Glen Robert GRAPHIC ARTISTS GUILD'S DIRECTORY OF ILLUSTRATION: Volume 9
Santa Barbara, CA: Serbin Communications, Inc. (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a full-color illustrated dust jacket. 
More than 1200 beautiful color illustrations throughout on coated stock, with easy access index. This book was produced as a valuable directory of work by some of the world's most talented artists, for buyers of professional illustration. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12483 Serling, Robert J. SHE'LL NEVER GET OFF THE GROUND
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1971). 0385079656 First edition. Hardcover. A very nearly fine copy; in a lightly rubbed and age-toned pictorial dust jacket with artwork by Paul Bacon. 
A "provocative" novel about a woman airline pilot, making her way in a man's world, by the author of THE PRESIDENT'S PLANE IS MISSING and THE LEFT SEAT. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12484 Serrano, Miguel THE ULTIMATE FLOWER
New York: Schocken Books, (1970). First U.S. edition, first printing. Translated into English by Frank MacShane. Hardcover. Fine, in deep purple cloth with gilt lettering and gilt-and-black flower/master device; in a faintly age-toned, lightly edge-worn, mildly rubbed illustrated dust jacket. With 19 illustrations in b&w and color by Julio Escamez. 
Spiritual allegory weaving together myths and history of the East and West, by the Chilean diplomat and author of C.G. JUNG AND HERMAN HESSE: A Record of Two Friendships. Laid in: illustrated embassy note-card SIGNED by the author with holiday greetings. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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12485 Service, Robert DAN MCGREW, SAM MCGEE, AND OTHER GREAT SERVICE
Dallas, Texas: Taylor Publishing Company/A Stonesong Press Book, (1987). 08788335447 First edition, first printing. Introduction by Tad Tuleja. Hardcover. Fine in brown cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Splendid collection of Service's verse, drawing especially upon his vintage Yukon period and upon some lesser known war poems. Aptly accompanied in full-page illustrations, chapter heads and intext devices by the unique line-artistry of Mark Summers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12486 Serviss, Garrett P. THE MOON METAL
Naperville, Illinois Fax Collector's Editions, (1972). B000GVUPR6 First edition thus, limited to 300 copies. Facsimile of the original printing from 1900. Hardcover. Fine in pictorial boards. No dust jacket, as issued. Illustration by Eric Bess. 
With an introduction and bibliography by Darrell C. Richardson. Serviss is the author of the unofficial "sequel" to WAR OF THE WORLDS, EDISON'S CONQUEST OF MARS (1898) featuring Thomas Edison as the protagonist. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12487 Seth, Vikram AN EQUAL MUSIC
New York: Broadway Books, (1999). 0767902912 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Surrender to this strange, beguiling world and be swept away on the wings of story."--Washington Book World. Romantic tale of two gifted classical musicians from the author of A SUITABLE BOY. "Something of a miracle."--Arthur Golden. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12488 Seton, Anya AVALON
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, (1965). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild dust soiling to top edge, dot of faint stain to fore-edge, thus near fine in blue cloth, with silver lettering, blind-stamped devices; in a mildly age-toned, very lightly worn illustrated dust jacket with some tiny nicking to interior spine panel. 
Historical romance of Charlemagne-descendant Runon and the intertwining of his fate with Merewyn, a lonely girl brought up in savage Cornwall, sustained by great pride in her descent from the legendary King Arthur. 10th century. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12489 Seton-Thompson, Ernest LIVES OF THE HUNTED: Containing a True Account of the Doings of Five Quadrupeds & Three Birds, and, in Elucidation of the Same, over 200 Drawings
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1901). First edition, second impression. Olive cloth decorated in green, brown and gilt; brown top-edge tint. Plates and intext artwork. Hardcover. Very good plus, with bumping to corner tips, some fading to cloth, owner's gift inscription, one plate loose; no dust jacket. [361] pages. The author has SIGNED this copy, and appended an original sketch of his trademark paw print emblem. 
The artist-conservationist's inspiring collection of lively and moving animal portraits--in word and picture; a follow-up to his WILD ANIMALS I HAVE KNOWN, and a fervent plea "to stop the extermination of harmless wild animals." 
Price: 150.00 USD
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12490 Seton-Thompson, Ernest LIVES OF THE HUNTED: Containing a True Account of the Doings of Five Quadrupeds & Three Birds, and, in Elucidation of the Same, over 200 Drawings
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1901). First edition, first impression. Hardcover. A near fine copy in olive cloth decorated in green, brown and gilt; the cloth shows some minor wear and darkening, a tiny bit of soiling; brown top-edge tint shows some minor scratching; no dust jacket. [361] pages. 
Tales of a ram, a sparrow, a bear, a teal, a dog, a kangaroo rat, a coyote, and a chickadee. With b&w plates, and scores of intext drawings, anthropomorphic to be sure, but superbly done and completely captivating. A treasure. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12491 Setterfield, Diane THE THIRTEENTH TALE
(London): (Orion Books), (2006). 0752875736 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author to the title page. The author's gothic debut novel is a biblio-mystery which features a novelist and a biographer who seeks the truth from a missing book. The missing thirteenth tale reveals feral twins, a ghost, and a governess. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12492 Setterfield, Diane THE THIRTEENTH TALE
New York/London/Tornonto/Sydney/Tokyo/Singapore: Atria Books, (2006). 9780743298025 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
A biblio-mystery in which a woman finds a parallel between her own life and that of the author in her researched literary biographies. The missing thirteenth tale reveals feral twins, a ghost, and a governess. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12493 Settle, Mary Lee KNOW NOTHING
New York: The Viking Press, (1960). First edition. Hardcover. Offsetting to endsheets and a few preliminary pages, else near fine in sea-foam green cloth, lettered in black, over veined olive boards; in an illustrated dust jacket with fading to the spine panel, light edgewear, mild rubbing at spine and flap folds. 
A nicer than usually encountered copy of Settle's novel of ante-bellum West Virginia, the second book in her esteemed Beulah Land quintet. Settle won the National Book Award in 1978 for BLOOD TIE. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12494 Settle, Mary Lee FIGHT NIGHT ON A SWEET SATURDAY
New York: The Viking Press, (1964). B0007E0L9O First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in black cloth with red-orange and white spine lettering; in a very good only, worn and age-darkened dust jacket with a sticker ghost to front panel, spot of stain to spine panel. Jacket design by Milton B. Glick. 
Explosive novel of modern life in America, laid in the West Virginia region and intended initially to be the final volume of a trilogy begun with O BEULAH LAND and KNOW NOTHING. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12495 Settle, Mary Lee O BEULAH LAND
New York: The Viking Press, 1956. 9997413458 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in maroon-lettered natural cloth shelfback over marbled boards, map-decorated endsheets; in age-darkened, edge-nicked, lightly worn, very good dust jacket. 
"Settle's reputation rests on the Beulah Land Quintet which studies the settlement of West Virginia from 1754 to the present."--Brian Hogbin. The first book in the saga. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12496 Seuss, Dr. YOU'RE ONLY OLD ONCE! A Book for Obsolete Children
New York: Random House, (1986). 0394551907 First edition, first printing. Quarto. Hardcover. Age-darkening to pages and endsheets, else nearly fine, in an age-darkened, near fine dust jacket. 
"Is this a children's book? Well... not immediately. You buy a copy for your child now and you give it to him on his 70th birthday."--jacket blurb. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12497 Seuss, Dr. I CAN READ WITH MY EYES SHUT!
New York: Random House, [2005]. 0394939123 Reprint. Hardcover. New in pictorial boards; without dust jacket, as issued. 
"In Seuss's familiar rhymed couplets and illustrations, the Cat in the Hat shows Young Cat some wonderful stuff about reading with both eyes open."--School Library Journal. 48 pages. Illustrated in color. 
Price: 11.99 USD
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12498 Seuss, Dr. BARTHOLOMEW AND THE OOBLECK
New York: Random House, [circa 1958]. Early printing. Folio. Hardcover. Light wear to the extremities, abrasion to spine heel, else a bright, near fine copy in laminated pictorial boards; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket with a number of jagged closed tears and associated creasing, chipping at spine heel, rubbing. 
Bartholomew Cubbins, the hero of 500 HATS, returns to save the Kingdom of Didd from the greenish, sticky, extra-special something that Old King Derwin has ordered his Royal Magicians to bring down from the sky. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12499 Seuss, Dr. YERTLE THE TURTLE and Other Stories
New York: Random House, [1962]. Early printing in the original first edition format. Hardcover. A touch of wear to the crown of the spine, else a fine, fresh clean copy in pictorial boards; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket that shows a short closed tear and mild creases to the lower front panel. The jacket replicates the book cover art. 
An early printing of this story collection with all the first edition points called for in Younger & Hirsch, except for the rear panel which lists 17 titles. The dust jacket is priced at $2.95 and the front and rear flaps correspond to the first edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12500 Seuss, Dr. HUNCHES IN BUNCHES
New York: Random House, 1982. First edition. Hardcover. Hint of fading to the spine, head of spine very lightly bumped, else, fine in laminated decorated boards. 

Price: 125.00 USD
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