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12501 Shacochis, Bob DOMESTICITY: A Gastronomic Interpretation of Love
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
The National Book Award-winning author forges into non-fiction territory with this book about eros and eating. Tall octavo. 326 pages with an index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12502 Shadwell, Wendy J. AMERICAN PRINTMAKING: THE FIRST 150 YEARS
Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, (1969). First edition. Hardcover. Sticker removal from the front pastedown has slightly damaged the upper edge of the first four pages, else a lovely near fine copy; in an illustrated dust jacket with slight age-toning. 
Illustrated throughout in color and b&w, on coated stock. The 115 prints in this book represent American printmaking from 1670 to 1820, a time when the outlook was still British. Includes the works of such artists as John Foster and Thomas Emmes. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12503 Shaffner, George THE ARITHMETIC OF LIFE
New York: Ballantine Books, (1999). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Life can make sense. All it takes is an open mind, a few good numbers, and some simple arithmetic." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12504 Shagan, Steve CIRCLE
New York: William Morrow, 1982. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with some minor shelfwear to the spine edge. 
A novel by the author of FORMULA. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12505 Shah, Diane K. THE MACKIN COVER
New York: Dodd Mead & Company, (1977). First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in dust jacket with several fold creases to the front flap and a horizontal crease to the upper rear panel. 
Two weeks before the Super Bowl, star quarterback Alexander Mackin is kidnapped. But is the kidnapping real or has Mackin arranged his own disappearance? The author's first novel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12506 Shah, Diane K. DYING CHEEK TO CHEEK
New York: Doubleday, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Murder in Hollywood's heyday. Review copy with materials. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12507 Shah, Diane K. HIGH HEEL BLUE
(New York): Simon & Schuster, (1997). 0684814315 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in illustrated slick wraps. 
L.A. police officer Brenden Harlow is on the trail of a serial killer who murders women in high-heels at ATM's. From the author of THE MACKIN COVER. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12508 Shah, Diane K. HIGH HEEL BLUE
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1997). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the titlepage. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12509 Shah, Idries KARA KUSH
New York: Stein and Day Publishers, (1986). 0812830989 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Upper corner tips very mildly bruised, else fine, a fresh, bright, sharp, example, in gilt-lettered plum cloth shelfback over clay-colored boards; in an age-toned, otherwise fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
"As exciting as SHOGUN, as any adventure story you have ever read or seen, full of incredible, heroic stories. But they are all true, for the novel is made up of factual material from the Afghan war...What a book! And what a people!"--Doris Lessing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12510 Shahn, Ben THE COLLECTED PRINTS OF BEN SHAHN
Philadelphia, Pennslyvania: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1967. First edition, first printing: large format paperback original. 9x12 inches. Mass market paperback. Owner's red-inked gift inscription to a preliminary page, faint foxing to page edges, tiny dot of stain to front cover, thus nearly fine; in printed cardstock wraps. [152] pages. Frontisphoto of the artist, additional photos of Shahn at work. 
Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Foreword by Evan H. Turner. The catalogue by Kneeland McNulty, with introductory essay, "Ben Shahn as Printmaker"; essay "In Defense of Chaos" and commentary by Shahn. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12511 Shahn, Ben, illuminated and text by SWEET WAS THE SONG
New York: The Odyssey Press, 1965. B0007FKD5A First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in illustrated boards; in a likewise very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket. 3.5''x5.5'' format. 
"The spirit of the holiday season is unforgettably captured in this old English carol, superbly interpreted in line and color by the modern American master." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12512 Shain, Yossi THE FRONTIER OF LOYALTY: Political Exiles in the Age of the Nation-State
Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press, (1989). 0819552232 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; in a bright dust jacket. 214 pages, notes, and an index. 
An overview of the issue of national loyalty and the role of political exiles in establishing twentieth century nation-states, with examples including the Loyalists in the Spanish Civil War, the Cubans in Miami, and Khomeini's Islamic Revolution in Iran. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12513 Shakespeare, L.M. QUESTION OF RISK
New York: St. Martin's, (1989). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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12514 Shakespeare, William; illustrations by Rockwell Kent WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S VENUS AND ADONIS
Rochester, New York: The Printing House of Leo Hart, 1934. Reprint. Hardcover. Very good: mild spine slant, faint spotting to covers; in full brown cloth with gilt lettering and devices; lacking dust jacket. 
Long poem, a minor epic of sexual love, written by the playwright when an outbreak of the plague in London caused the city authorities to close all the public playhouses. Here decorated with 21 Kent woodcuts printed in brown ink. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12515 Shallit, Joseph KISS THE KILLER
Philadelphia and New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1952). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in orange composition binding with black spine lettering and front cover device; in a very good minus illustrated dust jacket: lightly worn, with a few short edge tears, tiny nicks, fading to spine panel. 
Someone is selling reefers to high school kids. But when a dealer gets killed, Dan Morrison, the director of a youth center, and his friend, Linda Erwin, get involved -- as investigators and suspects! JD/marijuana novel, also released as JUVENILE HOODS. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12516 Shames, Laurence THE NAKED DETECTIVE
New York: Villard, (2000). First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in, as well as a color photo of the author. Hardcover. Spine ends very lightly bumped, else fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Shames returns to the Key West stomping grounds of his first seven novels for this tale of the world's most reluctant sleuth, Pete Amsterdam. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12517 Shames, Laurence THE NAKED DETECTIVE
New York: Villard, (2000). First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in printed wraps. 
Shames returns to the Key West stomping grounds of his first seven novels for this tale of the world's most reluctant sleuth, Pete Amsterdam. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12518 Shames, Laurence VIRGIN HEAT
New York: Hyperion, (1997). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

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12519 Shames, Laurence VIRGIN HEAT
New York: Hyperion, (1997). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Author of SUNBURN and TROPICAL DEPRESSION. This copy is SIGNED by Shames on the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12520 Shames, Lawrence SUNBURN
New York: Hyperion, (1995). 0786860685 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in red foil lettered green cloth over bright lemon-yellow boards; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. 
"A delight. Howlingly funny, savvy, and with a lyrical richness in its descriptions of the exquisite Key West atmosphere."--James W. Hall. "A tough blunt, remarkably tender gem of a novel."--Linda Barnes. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12521 Shamoo, Adil E., editor CARRIERS AND CHANNELS IN BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS
New York: New York Academy of Sciences, 1975. First edition. Fine in white lettered blue wraps. 
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Volume 264. 485 pages. Illustrated. Paperbound. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12522 Shan, Darren ALLIES OF THE NIGHT: Book 8 of Cirque du Freak, the Saga of Darren Shan
New York/Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (2004). 0316155705 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
Darren Shan, Vampire Prince and vampaneze killer, is obliged to attend school! But homework is the least of Darren's problems. Bodies are piling up. Time is running out. And the past is catching up with the hunters fast! 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12523 Shan, Darren HUNTERS OF THE DARK: Book 7 of Cirque du Freak, the Saga of Darren Shan
New York: Little, Brown and Company, (2004). 0316605964 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"The young half-vampire Prince is on a quest with his guardian, a Vampire General, and a Little Person (a creature who had once been human and works for the vampires) to defeat the Lord of the Vampaneze."--Jessi Platt. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12524 Shan, Darren THE VAMPIRE PRINCE: Book 6 of Cirque du Freak, the Saga of Darren Shan
New York: Little, Brown and Company, (2003). 0316607096 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"As this sixth volume in the series opens, Darren Shan is surviving a near drowning and struggling to return to Vampire Mountain in order to warn the others of the secret plan to invite the vampaneze into Vampire Mountain."--Sharon R. Pearce. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12525 Shaner, John and Ramrus, Al THE LUDENDORFF PIRATES
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1978. 0385114605 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in gilt-lettered blue cloth shelfback over blue boards; in a fine (if very mildly age-toned) illustrated dust jacket. 
A novel about the hijacking of the largest German battleship of WWII. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12526 Shankar, Hari MATHEMATICAL ESSAYS: Dedicated to A.J. Macintyre
Athens/Ohio: Ohio University Press, (1970). 6001203571 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in pumpkin-colored linen with silver titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. Octavo. 
A collection of thirty-four essays by leading scholars in the research field of contemporary problems in the theory of functions on complex variables. 377 pages; figures; proofs; theorems; and references. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12527 Shankman, Sarah NOW LET'S TALK OF GRAVES
New York: Pocket Books, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Sam Adams mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12528 Shankman, Sarah THE KING IS DEAD
New York: Pocket Books, (1992). 0671734598 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip and promotional pamphlet laid in. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
While in Tupelo, Mississippi--home town of Elvis Presley--researching a book, Samantha Adams becomes involved in a murder investigation. "Entertainment Weekly" wrote that Sarah Shankman has "redesigned the mystery to make room for satire and feminism." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12529 Shankman, Sarah THE KING IS DEAD
New York: Pocket Books, (1992). 0671734598 First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Samantha Adams mystery from the author of SHE WALKS IN BEAUTY. "This is an absolute beast of a book." --Anne Rivers Siddons 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12530 Shankman, Sarah HE WAS HER MAN
New York: Pocket Books, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Sam Adams mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12531 Shankman, Sarah HE WAS HER MAN
New York: Pocket Books, (1993). 0671775537 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in an illustrated dust jacket with a hint of rubbing. 
A Samantha Adams mystery, by the author of FIRST KILL ALL THE LAWYERS and THEN HANG ALL THE LIARS (originally issued under pseudonym as by Alice Storey). "Elmore Leonard with a Southern accent."--Lia Matera. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12532 Shannon, Dell WITH INTENT TO KILL
New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1972. B0006C3QTE First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Bookplates to pastedown and half-title, thus very good; in white and yellow lettered black cloth shelfback over ochre boards; age-toned very good minus dust jacket with short edge tear to upper front repaired clumsily with cello-tape, creases to flaps. 
A Luis Mendoza mystery. SIGNED by the author to the half-title thus: "'Dell Shannon' Elizabeth Linington." Jacket by Lawrence Ratzkin. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12533 Shannon, Dell WHIM TO KILL
London: Victor Gollancz, 1971. First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with some minor creasing to the edges, light stain to the lower spine edge. 
A Mendoza novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12534 Shannon, Dell APPEARANCES OF DEATH
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1977. 0688032389 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good plus: bookplate to pastedown, dots of stain to lower page edges; in gilt-stamped red cloth over black boards; dust jacket has been reinforced with cellotape front and back to the corners and to the spine ends, but is otherwise near fine. 
"Miss Shannon's earlier successes are multiplied here...this novel confirms the author's talent and knowledge of the Los Angeles area."--The Jackson (Tennessee) Sun. Front free endsheet inscribed and SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12535 Shannon, Dell COLD TRAIL
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1978. 0688032877 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Owner's bookplate to pastedown, else nearly fine, in silver-stamped blue cloth shelfback over black boards; dust jacket has been reinforced with cellotape front and back to the corners and to the spine ends, but is otherwise near fine. 
A Luis Mendoza Mystery. "Lieutenant Luis Mendoza is a creation as well-imagined as Simenon's Maigret...Miss Shannon knows Los Angeles geography and the LAPD methods."--Best Sellers. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12536 Shannon, Dell THE MOTIVE ON RECORD
New York: William Morrow, 1982. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Luis Mendoza novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12537 Shannon, Dell EXPLOIT OF DEATH
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1983. 0688020186 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly age-toned dust jacket. 
Thirty-fourth installment in Shannon's Luis Mendoza police procedural series featuring the colorful Lt. Mendoza and his Los Angeles Police Department colleagues. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12538 Shannon, Dell BLOOD COUNT
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1986). 0688067794 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A very nearly fine copy in dust jacket. 
A Luis Mendoza mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12539 Shannon, Harry MEMORIAL DAY
Waterville, Maine: Five Star, (2004). 1594141991 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, a new book in an illustrated dust jacket. 
"Mick Callahan is my kind of character -- flawed and vulnerable, tenacious and likable. His debut is a fast, edgy, twisty, modern noir thriller with an expertly realized desert setting."--Bill Pronzini. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Price: 25.95 USD
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12540 Shannon, John THE ORANGE CURTAIN
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., (2001). 078670876X First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
Liffey understands loss, he lost his job in the aerospace industry and he lost his wife and daughter. Now he searches for the lost children of Los Angeles. In the fourth thriller featuring Liffey, he is looking for a missing young Vietnamese woman. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12541 Shapiro, Jeff SECRETS OF SANT' ANGELO
New York: Berkley Books, (2005). 042520104X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The creative writing teacher's second novel is set in a small Italian village whose townspeople believe they have been under a spell of bad luck. When a pair of outsiders arrive, the village folk are easily convinced the couple have spiritual powers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12542 Shapiro, Ned; Pollock, Bruce, editors POPULAR MUSIC: An Annotated Index of American Popular Songs, Volumes 1-14
(New York/Detroit, Michigan): Adrian Press/Gale Research Company, (1964-1990). First editions. Hardcover. Volumes 1-6 near fine in lightly soiled and worn dust jackets (Volume One shows some dots of stain to fore-edge), Volumes 7-14 near fine in gilt-and-sienna stamped cloth with Volumes 7 and 8 showing some significant rubbing to the spine-stamped lettering. 
Monumental song-by-song resource. First 9 volumes cover 5-year spans starting with 1950; each volume thereafter documents 1 year. Indexed by writer, publisher, awards, performances. Launched by Shapiro, continued by Pollock; still in annual production! 
Price: 1100.00 USD
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12543 Shaplen, Robert A CORNER OF THE WORLD
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. A near fine in brown cloth with gilt titles and decorations to the spine; in an illustrated dust jacket with slight age-toning to the spine and perimeters, and small nicks to the head and heel of the spine. An attractive copy of his first book. 
Set in the aftermath of war, these interconnected stories by the noted reporter on Southeast Asia and correspondent for THE NEW YORKER portray lost men tempted into various underworlds of several "forgotten corners of the Orient." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12544 Shaplen, Robert THE ROAD FROM WAR: Vietnam 1965-1970
New York: Harper and Row, Publishers, (1970). 006013832 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good plus in dust jacket with soiling to rear panel, a trace of darkening to the edges, short closed edge tear to front panel, and very small chip to spine tail. 368 pages, map of Vietnam endpapers, map of the D.M.Z., and an index. 
A first-hand account of the Vietnam War by a correspondent for THE NEW YORKER, whose first volume on Vietnam, THE LOST REVOLUTION, was nominated for the National Book Award. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12545 Sharp, Anne WOMANDRAKES: Two Stories in the German Style
[no place]. (Xlibris Corporation), (2001). 1401038226 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine in wraps. 
Two uncanny tales about extraordinary women: "The Womandrakes" (three unearthly beauties who are literally femmes fatale); "Verlust" (a would-be theatrical diva travels with her timid best friend to Weimar Berlin, Depression-era Hollywood, and beyond.) 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12546 Sharp, David THE CODE-LETTER MYSTERY
[Boston]: Houghton Mifflin Company, [circa 1932] Originally issued from Benn in 1931 as NONE OF MY BUSINESS. Hardcover. Mild spine slant, hint of edgewear, else near fine in green cloth; in price-clipped dust jacket that is edgeworn, shows a few closed tears, nicks at spine ends and corners (reinforced to reverse with cello-tape), an area of pale dampstain to front panel. 
Sharp wrote a series of mysteries featuring Professor Henry Arthur Fielding and his inquisitive friend Sheridan Orford (although the jacket blurb mistakenly dubs him "Ordway".) All the Sharps are quite difficult to find, none more so than this title. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12547 Sharp, Margery MARTHA IN PARIS
Boston/Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, (1962). 9997530888 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very faint offsetting to endsheets, else a very sharp, bright, fine copy, in a dust jacket that is very nearly fine. A superb example. 
The eleven-year-old girl with the "unmistakable force of character" whom readers first met in THE EYE OF LOVE, is now eighteen, and is in Paris for a year to pursue her sole purpose and passion, art. Martha will return in Sharp's MARTHA, ERIC AND GEORGE. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12548 Sharp, Paula THE WOMAN WHO WAS NOT ALL THERE
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, (1988). 0060159898 First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy, in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 
First novel from the author of the short story collection, THE IMPOSTER (1991), and of the novels LOST IN JERSEY CITY (1993), CROWS OVER A WHEATFIELD (1996), and I LOVED YOU ALL (2000)--each of which was a NY Times Book Review Notable Book. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12549 Sharp, Zoe THIRD STRIKE
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2008). 0312358970 First edition, first printing. Hardcover in dust jacket. Fine in a fine dust jacket. SIGNED by the author!
A Charlie Fox thriller. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12550 Shatner, William TEK POWER
New York: An Ace/Putnam Book/G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1994). 0399139974 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Pages age-toned, else fine, in a faintly age-toned, else fine illustrated dust jacket. 
"The sixth adventure featuring private detectives Jake Cardigan and Sig Gomez once again involves a plot by the notorious Tek drug lords-this time to seize control of the country's highest office."--LJ. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12551 Shatner, William SHADOW PLANET: Quest for Tomorrow
(New York): EOS/HarperCollins Publishers, (2002). 0061051195 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Chris Moore. 
An entry in Shatner's "Quest for Tomorrow" series. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12552 Shatner, William with Reeves-Stevens, Judith & Garfield STAR TREK: PRESERVER
New York: Pocket Books, (2000). 0671021257 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Kirk AND Picard! Conclusion of the trilogy begun with SPECTRE and continued with DARK VICTORY. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12553 Shatner, William with Reeves-Stevens, Judith & Garfield STAR TREK: SPECTRE
New York: Pocket Books, (1998). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket featuring portraits of both generations of captains and of a ghostly and goateed Mr. Spock. 
Jim Kirk lives on, in this sequel to AVENGER and THE RETURN, penned by the hulky captain himself, with a little help from the Reeves-Stephens...although their names are nowhere on the book's jacket, you have to look inside to the title-page! 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12554 Shatner, William; with Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens Star Trek: CAPTAIN'S PERIL
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Singapore: Pocket Books, (2002). 0743448197 Book Club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Dominion War is over. The Federation is at peace. What better time for two legendary starship captains --Kirk and Picard-- to set aside the demands of duty and simply take some well-deserved time off? 
Price: 7.50 USD
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12555 Shatner, William; with Reeves-Stevens, Judith and Garfield STAR TREK PRESERVER
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney/Singapore: Pocket Books, (2000). 0671021257 First hardcover edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 

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12556 Shavelson, Melville LUALDA
New York: Arbor House, (1975). 0877950881 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket with minor wear to the extremities, and two closed edge tears and attending crease to the lower front panel. Jacket illustration by Ben Stahl. 
A novel about Lualda Fazzini, a beautiful Italian woman, who falls in love with Steve Berman, a balding American. Shavelson, a former president of the W.G.A., has written and directed films including A NEW KIND OF LOVE and HOUSE BOAT with Sophia Loren. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12557 Shaw, Bob MEDUSA'S CHILDREN
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1979. 0385135378 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint foxing to upper page edges, light wear to shelf edges, thus near fine; in a very good minus dust jacket with fading to spine, rubbing, light soiling, edgewear and very shallow nicking. Jacket illustration by Michael Grumley. 
"A complex, yet inviting story of shipwrecks and the possible transcendant life of the survivors in an under-water environment amongst the stars."--George Mann. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12558 Shaw, Bob MEDUSA'S CHILDREN
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1979. 0385135378 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, in glossy black boards, with orchid lettering to spine; in a near fine, lightly age-toned, somewhat edgeworn dust jacket with a few tiny closed edge tears. Jacket illustration by Michael Grumley. 
"A down-to-earth protagonist is drawn into saving a dreamy society of humans who have adapted to a tenuous and beautiful undersea existence."--Rosemary Herbert. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12559 Shaw, Bob THE RAGGED ASTRONAUTS
(New York, New York): Baen Books, (1986). 0671656449 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in a mildly age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
"Adventure in an imaginatively--but not whimsically--conceived system is just my dish. I've always liked Bob Shaw's writing, and here's he's woven his plots with unwearied ingenuity."--Gene Wolfe. British SF Award winner. First in the trilogy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12560 Shaw, Bob COSMIC KALEIDOSCOPE
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1977. 0385129963 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine; in a very nearly fine dust jacket with mild fading to the spine. No remainder spray. 
A collection of ten science fiction stories. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12561 Shaw, Bynum THE NAZI HUNTER
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., (1968). B0006BV5W0 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A bright, fresh, virtually fine copy in gilt-lettered and ruled black cloth shelfback over ochre boards; in a bright, vivid, fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Suspense novel of post-war Germany that centers on the titular Paul Streik, a hunter and executioner of high-ranking ex-Nazis who managed to escape the Allied dragnet following WWII. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12562 Shaw, George Bernard; edited by Dan Laurence and James Rambeau AGITATIONS: Letters to the Press, 1875-1950
New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., (1985). 0804424934 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 375 pages, indexed. 
In this selection of letters gathered from hundreds of correspondence columns and here collected in book form for the first time, Shaw debates cogently on varying topics and with a wide range of adversaries, including Chesterton, Wells and Doyle. 
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12563 Shaw, Howard KILLING NO MURDER
New York: Scribner's, (1981). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 

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12564 Shaw, Michael; Blanning, Robert; Strader, Troy; and Whinston, Andrew, editors HANDBOOK ON ELECTRONIC COMMERCE
(New York): Springer, (2000). 354067344X First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine in glossy wraps. 
This study of the electronic exchange mechanisms of the emerging digital economy unfolds eight salient topics in electronic commerce. Each of the eight topics is examined in detail in a separate section of the book. 723 pages; websites; and index. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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12565 Shaw, P.B. SERAPHIM KILL
New York: Walker, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
An Abe Rainfinch mystery. Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12566 Shaw, Robert THE FLAG
London: The Reprint Society, (1966). First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine, in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with a hint of edgewear. A sweet copy. 
Novel loosely based on the life of Rev. Conrad Noel, vicar of East Thaxted in Essex, who achieved notoriety by raising the Red Flag in his ancient parish church. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12567 Shaw, T.P.G. THE HANDBOOK AND CATALOGUE OF CANADIAN TRANSPORTATION POSTMARKS: Their Identification And Classification With Historical Notes
Canada: Royal Philatelic Society of Canada, 1963. First edition. Hardcover. A very good plus copy without dust jacket. 
Blue cloth with gold stamped lettering. Illustrated. 197 pages. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12568 Shayne, Michael DIE LIKE A DOG
New York: A Torquil Book/Dodd, Mead & Company, (1959).  B0007E94C4 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine, with some pale spotting to title-page; in brick-red boards with black spine titles; in very good plus dust jacket with a penned date to upper front flap, age-toning, spine crease, some very minor nicking at spine ends. 
It was the first time Michael Shayne was ever called in to investigate the death of a dog and it all started when Anita Rogell's little pup died of convulsions after eating a piece of creamed chicken specially prepared for Anita's sister-in-law. 
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12569 Shea, William L. & Earl J. Hess PEA RIDGE: Civil War Campaign in the West
Chapel Hill & London: The University of North Carolina Press, (1992). 0807820423 First edition, third printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Octavo. 417 pages; notes, bibliography, and an index. 43 illustrations; maps. 
Based on archival research, this study reveals how the battle of Pea Ridge dramatically altered the balance of power in the Trans-Mississippi in favor of the Federals, and also details the use of Native American troops. No remainder mark! 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12570 Shears, Sarah THE SEVENTH COMMANDMENT
London: Paul Elek, (1973). 0236176943 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in gilt-lettered red boards; in a price-clipped, mildly age-toned, otherwise fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Third volume in Shears' autobiography (preceded by TAPIOCA FOR TEA and GATHER NO MOSS) focuses on her 16-year romance with a married man. Shears was the author of popular juvenile trilogy: LOUISE, LOUISE'S DAUGHTERS and LOUISE'S INHERITANCE. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12571 Shears, Sarah LOUISE'S DAUGHTERS
London: Paul Elek, (1976). 0236400347 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The second of three books in the Louise family chronicle set in Edwardian England. This 'richly diverse' installment centers on a village in Kent where Louise and her six daughters have made a new home. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12572 Shears, Sarah GATHER NO MOSS
London: Paul Elek, (1972). 0236176943 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in textured blue boards with gilt titles and devices to the spine; in a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket with sticker shadows to the upper portion of the front inner flap. 
In this autobiographical sequel to TAPIOCA FOR TEA, Sarah travels to Holland and elsewhere as a nanny. After her adventures abroad she decides to become a writer, WWII breaks out and she lives and writes against the backdrop of the London Blitz. 
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12573 Shears, Sarah COURAGE IN WAR
London: Paul Elek, (1976). 0236400649 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in blue textured paper-over-boards; in a fine, as-new, if faintly age-toned, pictorial dust jacket. 
The story of five sisters, whose tranquil life in Hastings is suddenly disrupted by World War I. By the author of the LOUISE trilogy. Jacket art by John Cooper. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12574 Shears, Sarah LOUISE'S INHERITANCE
London and New Hampshire: Paul Elek, (1977). 0236400681 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. 
In this third book in the Louise trilogy (following LOUISE and LOUISE'S DAUGHTERS), the title character's hard-won peace of mind is shattered by the outbreak of war. The book opens a few years before WWI and ends with Louise's death at age one hundred. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12575 Shears, Sarah LOUISE
London: Paul Elek, (1976). 0236400185 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in brown boards with gilt lettering; in an age-toned, otherwise fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
The first volume in Shears' trilogy of novels depicting the passion and intensity of young love. Followed by LOUISE'S DAUGHTERS and LOUISE'S INHERITANCE. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12576 Shechter, Harold THE TELL-TALE CORPSE: An Edgar Allan Poe Mystery
New York: Ballantine Books, (2006). 0345448421 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"In the third Edgar Allan Poe mystery, set in late 1845, the amateur sleuth (and would-be literary giant) takes a trip to Massachusetts, looking for a cure for his wife's illness...aided by a plucky sidekick, one Louisa May Alcott."--David Pitt. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12577 Sheehan, James THE MAYOR OF LEXINGTON AVENUE
New York, New York: Yorkville Press, (2005). 097674421X First edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
A debut novel by a Florida trial attorney. "If you like South Florida crime novels, legal thrillers and courtroom dramas, then you'll love this novel, which has all three, plus some nostalgic New York City flashbacks as an added bonus"--Nelson DeMille. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12578 Sheehan, Perley Poore THE ONE GIFT
North Hollywood, California: Fantasy House, (1974). B00072TUAC First edition, first printing: Limited Collector's Edition. One of 995 numbered copies SIGNED by publisher Ken Krueger. Mild age-toning and offsetting at edges of the covers, else fine, in stapled, cardstock covers. 
"Facsimile" chapbook issue of the fantasy pulp tale of "Blue Otter, a Seminole, and the lost white girl he loved too much" which first appeared in ALL-STORY WEEKLY for Saturday, July 3, 1920. This copy additionally inscribed and SIGNED by the publisher. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12579 Sheel, Kamal PEASANT SOCIETY AND MARXIST INTELLECTUALS IN CHINA: Fang Zhimin and the Origin of a revolutionary Movement in the Xinjiang Region
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, (1989). 0691055718 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in yellow linen with red titles to the spine; in a fine yellow dust jacket. 
This study deals with the historical origin of Jiangxi's late 1920s revolutionary movement led by one of China's most remarkable Marxist intellectuals, Fang Zhimin. 265 pages; references; index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12580 Sheffield, Charles SUMMERTIDE
New York: A Del Rey Book/Ballantine Books, (1990). 0345360389 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered black cloth shelfback over black boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Book One of the Heritage Universe. "Political intrigue, mystery, and fast-paced action highlight this hard sf novel, the first in a series by the author of PROTEUS UNBOUND."--LJ. Followed by DIVERGENCE, TRANSCENDENCE, and CONVERGENCE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12581 Sheffield, Charles THE HERITAGE UNIVERSE
(New York): GuildAmerica Books, (1992). First edition, first printing: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. With jacket code #02422. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in a fine dust jacket with artwork by Bob Eggleton. 
Original omnibus issue of SUMMERTIDE (Del Rey 1990), DIVERGENCE (Del Rey 1991), and TRANSCENDANCE (Del Rey 1992). 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12582 Sheffield, Charles PROTEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD
(Riverdale, New York): Baen, (1995). First hardcover edition. Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club; jacket code, 07389. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows a whisper of rubbing and edgewear. Jacket art by Gary Ruddell. 
Fourth novel in the Proteus series. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12583 Shekhtman, V. Sh., editor THE REAL STRUCTURE OF HIGH-TC SUPERCONDUCTORS
Berlin: Springer-Verlag, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Minor rubbing to the laminated boards, else a near fine copy; no dust jacket. 
"In this text experts review experimental studies that directly reveal the relationship between the atomic structure and physical behavior of high-Tc superconductors."--publisher's blurb. 189 pages; indexed. Illustrated with 197 figures. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12584 Sheldon, Sidney MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1990). 0688084885 First edition, first printing. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the dedication page. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine dust jacket with mild creasing. 
A follow-up to THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT about a woman's attempts to hide from a brutal killer. Sheldon has won a Tony Award, an Academy Award, and has produced many TV shows. 
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12585 Sheldon, Sidney MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1990). 0688084885 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A follow-up to THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT about a woman's attempts to hide from a brutal killer. Sheldon has won a Tony Award, an Academy Award, and has produced many TV shows. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12586 Sheldon, Sidney THE DOOMSDAY CONSPIRACY
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1991). 0688084893 First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Thriller from the author of THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT and A STRANGER IN THE MIRROR. 
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12587 Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft & Moser, Barry, illustrator FRANKENSTEIN; or, The Modern Prometheus
Berkeley, California: University of California Press, (1984). 0520052811 First trade edition. Reproduced from the limited Pennyroyal Press edition. Large quarto. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in roughly-woven black cloth stamped in red foil with calligraphic titles by Yvette Rutledge; decorated endpapers, pinky-red upper-page-edge tint; in a fine, as-new, pictorial dust jacket. 
The 1818 3-volume text interpreted by engraver/illustrator Barry Moser in a series of 52 original woodcuts that capture the stark, brooding, ominous tone of Shelley's classic. With an afterword by novelist Joyce Carol Oates, and notes. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12588 Shelley, Mary Woolstonecraft FRANKENSTEIN: Or The Modern Prometheus
Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, (2003). 1850790701 A Collector's Edition issued by the Easton Press in the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series. Hardcover. Fine in dark green full leather, decorated and lettered in gilt, with hubbed spine, all edges gilt, silk endpapers, satin ribbon marker. Quarto. 
With an original preface by the Easton Press and a color frontispiece by Patrick Jones and a color portrait of Mary Shelley by Dennis Lyall created expressly for this issue. Introduction by Edmund Lester Pearson and illustrations by Everett Henry. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12589 Shelley, Mary; illustrated by Berni Wrightson FRANKENSTEIN or The Modern Prometheus
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1983). 0939766752 First edition thus: Paperbound issue. Quarto. Hardcover. Bookplate to the front endpaper, mild edge wear, else near fine in illustrated wraps. 
"I think you'll find that not only has Berni Wrightson's art enhanced Mary Shelley's story, but that Mary Shelley's story has enhanced Berni Wrightson's art."--Stephen King, from his introduction. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12590 Shelley, Percy Bysshe THE POETICAL WORKS OF PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1865. Three-volume set. Fine: three 6x4-inch volumes, in green binding with gilt rules and lettering, all edges gilt, medium brown endsheets. Tissue-guarded frontisportrait of Shelley in Volume I. 
Edited, with a Preface, by Mrs. Shelley (Mary Wollstonecraft). With a Memoir by James Russell Lowell. An attractive little set. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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12591 Shemyatenkov, V. THE ENIGMA OF CAPITAL: A Marxist Viewpoint
Moscow: Progress Publishers, (1981). First edition in English. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
328 pages; indexes. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12592 Shepard, Karen THE BAD BOY'S WIFE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (2004). 0312318960 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The story of an intense relationship told in reverse, opening two years after the divorce. It moves backwards toward the magical beginning told from the husband and wife's point of view, and forward from the daughter's. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12593 Shepard, lucius LOUISIANA BREAKDOWN
New York: Golden Gryphon Press, 2003. 1930846142 First edition, first printing. One of 4000 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"A lethargic Louisiana backwater with roots sunk deep in supernatural legend provides an atmospheric backdrop for this sultry tale of bayou hoodoo and doomed love."--PW. Photomontage illustrations and afterword by J.K. Potter; foreword by Poppy Z. Brite. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12594 Shepard, Lucius VIATOR
San Francisco & Portland: Night Shade Books, (2004). 1892389444 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a red decorative cloth; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by John Picacio. 
"The magic of Robert Stone, Graham Greene, and Joseph Conrad lurks around the edges of Shepard's jungles."--The Village Voice. Four men hired to assess the value of a ship run aground on the Alaskan coast begin to exhibit eccentric behavior. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12595 Shepard, Lucius GREEN EYES
London: Chatto & Windus, (1986). First hardcover edition. Hardcover. Pages very lightly tanned, as expected, else a bright fine copy in vivid purple cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; in fine pictorial dust jacket with artwork by Donald Macpherson. 
First novel by the poet/novelist concerns scientifically-created zombies--an unlikely premise, perhaps, which Shepard manages with "a gripping closeness of touch."--Clute and Nicholls. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12596 Shepard, Lucius THE JAGUAR HUNTER
(Sauk City, Wisconsin): Arkham House Publishers, Inc., (1987). 0870541544 First edition. One of 3,194 copies printed, many of which were reportedly destroyed due to poor printing quality. Hardcover. One upper corner tip lightly bumped, else very nearly fine; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. Terrific full-color, wraparound jacket art and illustrations by Jeffrey K. Potter. With an introduction by Michael Bishop. 
SIGNED by Shepard to the title-page. Eleven lush and lyrical tales by the American novelist and poet whose stories straddle horror and sf, and who many critics have identified as heavily influenced by the Latin American magic realist tradition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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12597 Shepard, Lucius THE SCALEHUNTERS' BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTER
(Willimantic, CT): (Mark V. Ziesing), (1988). 0961297093 First edition: SIGNED edition. One of 300 specially bound numbered copies SIGNED by the author and the illustrator. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in burgundy cloth lettered in gilt to the spine, with Shepard's facsimile signature in gilt to the front cover; in an illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Jeffrey K. Potter. 
Novella which begins and ends with the paralyzed dragon who also constitutes the setting for the acclaimed Shepard short story "The Man Who Painted the Dragon Griaule"--nominated for Hugo, World Fantasy, and Nebula Awards. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12598 Shepard, Lucius LIFE DURING WARTIME
London and Glasgow: Grafton Books, (1988). 0246132280 First hardcover edition. Hardcover. Fine with some minor tanning to the pages (as usual), in an illustrated dust jacket. 
The second novel from the author of GREEN EYES and THE GOLDEN. A Psicorps assassin is given the assignment to kill the woman of his dreams in a future war in Central America. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12599 Shepard, Lucius THE GOLDEN
Shingletown, California: Mark V. Ziesing, 1993. 0929480732 First edition, first printing: trade issue. Hardcover. Fine in black boards stamped in red foil with titles and vignette of lips; photo-art decorated endpapers; photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Turn-of-the-century vampire/murder mystery novel by the author of THE JAGUAR HUNTER and LIFE DURING WARTIME. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12600 Shepard, Odell A LONELY FLUTE
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1917. First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in chianti cloth stamped in gilt to front cover and spine, many pages still uncut; in a printed dust jacket that is age-darkened--chiefly to spine, shows dots of tiny stain to rear panel, and nicking to spine crown. 
Volume of poems, the second book published by the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer, essayist and poet. This copy SIGNED by the author with the salutation, "I bent by the water and spoke in my dream." A lovely example! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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