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12601 Shergold, Peter R. WORKING-CLASS LIFE: The "American Standard" in Comparative Perspective, 1899-1913
Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, (1982). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy without dust jacket, as issued. 
This work is the first study to challenge the commonly held theory that the standard of living for American workers in the early twentieth century was far superior to the European standard. 306 pages with charts and graphs, appendices, notes and index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12602 Sheridan, Thomas E. WHERE THE DOVE CALLS: The Political Ecology of a Peasant Corporate Community in Northwestern Mexico
Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, (1988). 0816510555 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in olive cloth with silver lettering to the spine; in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 237 pages, frontispiece b&w photograph, sixteen b&w photographs, eleven figures, two maps, notes, glossary of Spanish terms, bibliography, and an index. 
SIGNED, inscribed, and dated (1992) by Sheridan to the title-page. A study of Cucurpe, Sonora which has struggled for years with the distribution of land and water, and has resulted in households joining together to form corporate communities. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12603 Sherman, David J. THE DARK SIDE
Las Vegas, Nevada: Bloody Mist Press, (2002). 193230651X First edition. Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine in photo-pictorial wraps. SIGNED and dated by the author to the title page. 
A mystery featuring Los Angeles private investigator Jack Murphy. When a new client asks him to locate a young girl, his life is forever changed and he must confront issues from his own past he had hoped would remain buried. 
Price: 14.95 USD
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12604 Sherman, Harold M. HOLD THAT LINE!
New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, [1930]. Reprint. Very good plus: a hint of a dampstain to one corner tip; in a lightly nicked and rubbed pictorial jacket with a small chip to one corner tip and a couple of tiny closed edge tears with corresponding mild creases; illustrated endpapers. A nice copy! 
Football juvenile in G&D's "Hot Off the Gridiron" series; bound in textured pale brown cloth stamped with titles and football device; the dust jacket features a splendid vintage illustration of a red-jerseyed running back struggling to break a tackle! 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12605 Sherman, Ray W. I BELIEVE IN AMERICA: An American Manifesto
New York: Oskar Piest, 1940. First edition. Hardcover. One lower corner tip very lightly bumped, covers slightly splayed, else a very good plus copy in a soiled, nicked, rubbed and age-toned dust jacket. 
Anti-communist tub-thumber and pep-talk, inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the front free endpaper. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12606 Sherriff, R.C. THE HOPKINS MANUSCRIPT
New York: The Macmillan Company, (1963). B00005XGVT Book club edition of the 1963 issue, with introduction by John Gassner, epilogue by George Gamow, illustrations by Joseph Mugnaini. Hardcover. Front inner hinge split but still holding, pages tanned, about near fine; in black binding with gilt spine lettering and orange upper-page-edge tint; in a lightly worn and mildly age-toned dust jacket, with rubbing to the spine lettering. 
The author of JOURNEY'S END imagines what might happen if the moon crashed into the earth: the events leading up to the cataclysm are seen through the eyes of a retired schoolmaster who lives in a small Hampshire village. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12607 Sherwood, Ben THE MAN WHO ATE THE 747
New York: Bantam Books, (2000). 0553801821 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials--including 5x7 glossy photo of the author--laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"A modern-day Mark Twain who writes of small-town America with love, affection and a definite twinkle in his eye."--Fannie Flagg. Debut novel for the Senior Producer of the NBC Nightly News. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12608 Sherwood, John CREEPING JENNY
New York: Scribner's, (1993). Second printing. Hardcover. Faint stains to fore edge, else a near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Celia Grant mystery. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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12609 Sherwood, John BONES GATHER NO MOSS
New York: Scribner's, (1994). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Celia Grant botanical mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12610 Shetterly, Will THE GOSPEL OF THE KNIFE
New York: TOR / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2007). 9780312866310 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine dust jacket with one short tear. 
A novel of magic realism set in Dogland in a turbulent 1960s Florida. The mixed genre plot, mystery/fantasy, blends into a family story involving a fourteen year-old, a WWI vet, hippies, and rednecks. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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12611 Shevchenko, Arkady N. BREAKING WITH MOSCOW
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. 0394520556 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine; in an age-darkened, else very nearly fine dust jacket. 378 pages and an index. 
A memoir by the former advisor to the Soviet Foreign Minister who was serving as the United Nations Under Secretary General in 1978 when he sought refuge in the United States, becoming the most important Soviet official to defect. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12612 Shiel, M.P. THE ISLE OF LIES
London: T. Werner Laurie, [1909]. First edition, first printing: First issue binding. Hardcover. Foxed, especially at the fore-edges and front and rear endsheets, mildly shelfworn, else very good in light green cloth; spine has black lettering with design, front cover shows the author's name and title with publisher's device all in black. 
Scientific romance featuring Hannibal Lepsius, who is sired by his father--an archaeologist, to live a monastic and scholarly life and learn to decipher an ancient stone's writings. Alas, Hannibal is soon distracted by the lure of women and the world. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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12613 Shiel, M.P. THE BLACK BOX
New York: The Vanguard Press, (1930). B000889QAO First edition, first printing. Precedes the U.K. edition. Hardcover. Very good only: with minor soiling to covers, substantial discoloration to spine, offsetting to endsheets, owner's name to endsheet; in a fair dust jacket, missing the rear panel, but with pictorial front and spine panels worn but bright and clean. 
"A murder mystery of 'almost cryptic' style and 'unexpected and ingenious' compactness of plot"--Alan Gullette, derived from Morse. The flap describes the principal character Prince Surazal (Lazarus spelt backwards) as having lived for twenty centuries! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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12614 Shiel, M.P. THE YOUNG MEN ARE COMING!
New York: The Vanguard Press, 1937. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A patch of very pale stain to fore-edge, else near fine in yellow cloth lettered in green to the spine; in pictorial dust jacket with a short closed edge tear to front panel, nicking to spine ends, age-darkening, two tiny internal nicks to spine panel. 
Final sf novel by the author of THE PURPLE CLOUD is a tale of an interstellar visit and multiple-sex aliens, "..much more sophisticated and imaginative than contemporary genre sf...told in the decorated style of its author's youth."--Clute and Nicholls. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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12615 Shiel, M.P. THE LAST MIRACLE
London: T. Werner Laurie, [1906]. First edition, first printing: Colonial issue. Part of T. Werner Laurie's Colonial Library, with copyright statement within a box on title-page. Hardcover. Very good: Endsheets browned and mildly foxed, corner tips bumped, tear to the crown of the spine, stains to the rear cover, minor wear to the shelf edges, and rubbing to the decorative covers with "Colonial Edition" to the front cover and spine. 
Scarce first edition of "the first written and the last published of three loosely connected future stories, THE LAST MIRACLE, THE LORD OF THE SEA and THE PURPLE CLOUD...I find it original, nicely written, and with good character studies."--Bleiler. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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12616 Shiel, M.P. PRINCE ZALESKI and CUMMINGS KING MONK
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Mycroft & Moran, (1977). 0807540076 First edition, first printing. 4036 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Jacket is the work of Joe Wehrle, Jr. Frontispiece by Bob Arrington. 
Showcases the two detectives created by the idiosyncratic author of THE PURPLE CLOUD. PRINCE ZALESKI was Shiel's debut book, and the three exploits of Cummings King Monk are drawn from his 1911 PALE APE collection. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12617 Shields, Carol DRESSING UP FOR THE CARNIVAL
(New York, New York): Viking, (2000). 0670889210 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Short story collection from the Pulitzer-Prize winning author of THE STONE DIARIES. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12618 Shields, Jody THE FIG EATER
Boston: Little, Brown & Company, (2000). 0316785644 First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
The first novel from the former editor at The New York Times Magazine, Vogue, and House and Garden. Set in Vienna in 1910, this is the mystery of the murder of the daughter of a respected bourgeois family. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12619 Shields, Jody THE FIG EATER
Boston: Little, Brown & Company, (2000). 0316785644 First edition of the author's first novel. This copy has been SIGNED and dated by Shields to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
"Suspenseful, atmospheric, and highly intelligent: Jody Shields focuses a brilliant light on the murky world of imperial Vienna and Freud's famous patient Dora."--D.M. Thomas. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12620 Shigekuni, Julie INVISIBLE GARDENS
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, (2003). 0312311834 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"INVISIBLE GARDENS is at once an elegant meditation on the nature of marriage, motherhood, passion, and betrayal, and a gripping page-turner. I found myself swept into the story, aching to know how it would all turn out."--Dani Shapiro. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12621 Shildknecht, Calvin E., editor POLYMER PROCESSES
New York: Interscience Publishers Inc., (1956). First edition. Hardcover. Hint of soiling to upper page edges, very light tanning to endsheets, mild wear to edges, lower corners lightly bumped, else near fine in blue cloth with black titles in gray panels to spine; no dust jacket. 
914 pages; tables, figures, appendix, index. A collection of papers on polymer theory, focusing on bridging the gap between theory and practice, with contributions by John H. Baxendale, H. Leverne Williams, E.E. Magat, T.J. Suen, and many others. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12622 Shimer, R.H. THE CRICKET CAGE
New York/Evanston/San Francisco/London: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1975). 0060138513 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in grey-lettered yellow cloth over grey boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design by Judy Glasser. A lovely copy. 
"Beyond its yarn-spinning chills whirls a meticulously documented kaleidoscope of Americana whose momentum has yet to subside--racial hatred, minority problems, illegal aliens, unwelcome refugees, mythic xenophobia."--Faubion Bowers. Set in Seattle, 1886. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12623 Shimerman, Armin and Scott, Michael THE MERCHANT PRINCE
New York: Pocket Books, (2000). 0671035924 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with portrait of Shimerman as protagonist Dr. John Dee; artwork by Jerry Vanderstelt. 
Renaissance alchemist and necromancer John Dee is transported to the 21st Century via suspended animation in this sf novel from the stage and small screen actor known to STAR TREK fans as Quark and to BUFFYites as Principal Snyder. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12624 Shiner, Lewis DESERTED CITIES OF THE HEART
New York: A Foundation Book/Doubleday, (1988). 0385246374 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Beautiful jacket illustration by Bob Hickson. 
Three Americans learn lost secrets of the mysterious Maya firsthand in this mystical adventure. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12625 Shinn, Sharon THE THIRTEENTH HOUSE
New York: Ace Books, (2006). 0441013686 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Donato Giancola. 
"Restless shape-shifter Kirra, having just fallen for a married man and been disowned by her otherwise loving family, needs a break at the start of bestseller Shinn's outstanding second novel in her Twelve Houses series."--PW. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12626 Shipnuck, Alan THE BATTLE FOR AUGUSTA NATIONAL: Hootie, Martha, and the Masters of the Universe
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney: Simon & Schuster, (2004). 0743255003 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 355 pages; notes; bibliography; and index. 
A lively and irreverent behind-the-scenes account of the controversial Augusta National golf membership dispute. Shipnuck reveals secret plots to undermine the press, how the membership roll became public, and describes the complex characters involved. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12627 Shippey, Lee IT'S AN OLD CALIFORNIA CUSTOM
New York: The Vanguard Press, Inc., (1948). First edition. Hardcover. Offsetting to the front endpapers, else a near fine copy in grey cloth with yellow illustration of a miner to the front cover; in an illustrated dust jacket with mild wear and age-toning to the edges. 
A volume in the American Customs series. Shippey, a columnist for THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, describes the history and customs of the Golden State, including everything from gay caballeros to Forty-niners, and from pirates to the film industry. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12628 Shipway, George THE PALADIN
London: Peter Davies, (1972). 0432147535 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine color photo-pictorial dust jacket with mild age-toning. Map endpapers. 
Retired British Army Lieutenant Colonel George Shipway wrote about a dozen well received historical novels with his best-known works set in Roman Britain. THE PALADIN, his fourth novel, is set in 11th century Normandy and features William II indirectly. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12629 Shirley, John THE EXPLODED HEART
Asheville, NC: (1996). (1996). 0964250500 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Very nearly fine, an unread copy in slick, illustrated wraps. Cover design and illustration by Rick Berry. 
Odyssey through the "back alleys and rude neighborhoods" of sf--stories and lyrics spanning a 24-year period, by the original "punk science fiction writer"--Bruce Sterling, from his introduction. Autobio-intros to each piece written for this issue. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12630 Shneiderman, S.L. THE RIVER REMEMBERS
New York: Horizon Press (1978). 0818008210 First edition. Hardcover. Slight crease to the front endpaper, otherwise a fine crisp copy in a dust jacket with a very slight nick to the rear panel. 
In this story the Vistula emerges as the river on whose banks Jews lived for centuries, developed their own civilization, and perished in the most ghastly way recorded in history. Illustrated. 192 pages with a bibliography. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12631 Shobin, David THE SEEDING
New York: The Linden Press/Simon & Schuster, 1982. 0671431765 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
A mysterious disease that is killing young, pregnant women in Washington, D.C. may be linked to an ancient race whose life was linked to the jungle in which they lived. From the author of THE UNBORN. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12632 Shoenberger, J.H. FROM THE GREAT LAKES TO THE PACIFIC: Pioneering in the Wilderness in 1875
San Antonio, Texas: The Naylor Company, 1934. B000876LY4 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Offsetting to endsheets, two very small areas of bleached stain to spine, else near fine, in tan-gray cloth with brown lettering; no dust jacket. Illustrations by Ralph Pareida, reproduced on coated stock inserts. 
Memoir by the entrepreneur--great grandson of immigrant ironmaster, George Shoenberger--chronicling his overland journey through the Northwest to the Pacific, across mountains and rivers with nothing more than obscure Indian trails to follow. 211 pages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12633 Sholokhov, Mikhail ONE MAN'S DESTINY And Other Stories, Articles, and Sketches 1923-1963
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1967. B000B9M9S6 First U.S. edition, first printing. Translated from the Russian by H.C. Stevens. Hardcover. Minor crimp to spine heel, else fine, in red cloth stamped in gilt; in very good plus dust jacket with light edgewear, mild darkening to spine panel, jagged tear to rear panel that has been repaired. 
Stories, sketches, articles, and speeches written over a period of forty years, including the title story, widely regarded as one of the great stories of World War II. By the Nobel Prize-winning author of AND QUIET FLOWS THE DON. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12634 Shone, Sir Robert PRICE AND INVESTMENT RELATIONSHIPS: A Study in Applied Economics
London: Paul Elek, (1975). 0236176005 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in textured black boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
Shone examines short and long term considerations in the relationship between prices and output. The author draws on his knowledge of British Steel and other industries to offer detailed analyses and examples. 247 pages; figures; tables; charts, index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12635 Shoumatoff, Alex IN SOUTHERN LIGHT: Trekking Through Zaire and the Amazon
London/Melbourne/Auckland/Johnannesberg: Hutchinson, (1987). 0091700701 First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration from ''The Naturalist on the River Amazon'' by Henry Bates. 239 pages and an index. Small octavo. 
Two separate narratives of travel through tropical rainforests. The first is an account of the ascent of the Nhamunda River, a little-known tributary of the Amazon that is as long as the Hudson. The second describes the two-month journey in Zaire. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12636 Shreve, Susan Richards PLUM & JAGGERS
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (2000). First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps, with publisher's announcement laid in. 
Novel of family tragedy transformed into black comedy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12637 Shreve, Susan Richards PLUM & JAGGERS
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (2000). 0374234620 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Haunted by the terrorist explosion that killed his parents, Sam McWilliams creates a series of comic sketches about a family of children whose parents are never at home. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12638 Shriner, Larry EPILOGUE FOR MURDER
New York: Walker, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The author's first novel. Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12639 Shub, Joyce MOSCOW BY NIGHTMARE
New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, (1973). 0698105273 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good plus, with faint foxing to page edges and to edges of the covers; in gilt-lettered off-white cloth shelfback over red-orange boards; in a very good plus, lightly age-toned, mildly worn, somewhat rubbed, illustrated dust jacket. 
"Apart from being a story of intrigue in its own right, Joyce Shub's MOSCOW BY NIGHTMARE gives a fascinating picture of present-day Moscow."--May Hayward. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12640 Shubin, Seymour THE CAPTAIN
New York: Stein and Day/Publishers, (1982). 0812828801 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a mildly age-toned, else fine illustrated dust jacket. 
At seventy-six, former Captain of Detectives Walter Hughes is condemned to a nursing home by his family. After witnessing abuses by the staff, the Captain reclaims his gun and begins an active role as an avenging angel. A minor classic who-done-it! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12641 Shulman, Irving THE VELVET KNIFE
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1959.  B0007E3V7I First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Diagonal crease to first 16 pages, light age-toning to endsheets and pages, mild wear, thus very good plus, in lime cloth with black spine lettering and rules; in a very good minus photo-pictorial dust jacket: worn, rubbed, nicked, tanned. 
Tinseltown yarn "narrated by novelist and scriptwriter Dick Fleming. He is helped to Hollywood by a New York promoter who is obsessed with America's most popular singer."--Slide. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12642 Shulman, Milton KILL 3
New York: Random House, 1967. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Shelfwear to the spine edges, else a very good copy in a near fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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12643 Shuman, George D. 18 SECONDS
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney: Simon & Schuster, (2006). 0743277163 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Takes an ingenious notion and spins it into a killer yarn. In Sherry Moore, Shuman has created a unique, compelling heroine. An impressive debut."--Gregg Hurwitz. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12644 Shuman, George D. 18 SECONDS
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney: Simon & Schuster, (2006). 0743277163 First edition, first printing: Advance Reader's Edition. Hardcover. Fine in photo-pictorial wraps. 
"Takes an ingenious notion and spins it into a killer yarn. In Sherry Moore, Shuman has created a unique, compelling heroine. An impressive debut."--Gregg Hurwitz. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12645 Shuman, M.K. CAESAR CLUE
New York: St. Martin's, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
A Micah Dunn mystery. Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12646 Shuman, M.K. DEEP KILL
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1991). 0312058543 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket with mild shelfwear. 
The third Micah Dunn mystery, a follow-up to THE CAESAR CLUE and THE MAYA STONE MURDERS. New Orleans private eye Dunn is called upon to clear a friend's name of some serious charges that may include murder. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12647 Shura, Mary Francis TOPCAT OF TAM
New York: Holiday House, (1972). 0823401987 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in blue linen with an illustration to the front cover that depicts cat hind-quarters with balancing tail emerging from a wing-tipped shoe; in a near fine dust jacket with light wear to the upper and lower spine ends and mild age-toning to the spine. 
Detailed whole-scene illustrations wonderfully portrayed by Charles Robinson to enhance this inspirational adventure story of a fourth-grade boy who gains respect from his classmates and family after rescuing a tom-cat in the mountains. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12648 Shute, Nevil THE RAINBOW AND THE ROSE
London: Heinemann, (1958). First edition Hardcover. Fine; in a fine dust jacket, with minor edge wear to tips and spine folds. 
A retired commercial and military pilot has crashed in a mountainous region of Tasmania while trying to rescue a sick young girl. He survived, but is unconscious at the girl's home. A younger pilot he had trained years ago flies in to save him, and gets to learn quite a bit about his mentor. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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12649 Shute, Nevil THE BREAKING WAVE
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1955. 0884113159 First U.S. edition, first printing. Green cloth with gilt spine titles and decoration. Hardcover. Very nearly fine; in a lightly shelfworn decorated dust jacket, with a piece missing from the lower portion of the spine, some separation of the rear panel from the spine, and a few small edge tears. Jacket art device by Bill Meek. Albeit a nice copy! 
Published in the U.K. as REQUIEM FOR A WREN. Wounded and embittered, RAF flyer Alan Duncan comes home to Australia seeking peace and solace after the ravages of war. His return is greeted by a suicide and a lifetime of powerful, haunting memories. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12650 Shute, Nevil THE LEGACY
New York: William Morrow and Company, (1956). First U.S. edition, SEVENTH printing. Hardcover. Age-toning to the spine, tanning to the endpapers, attractive bookplate, else very good in pale green cloth with brown spine titles, rules and decoration; lacking the dust jacket. 
A popular novel, published in the U.K. as A TOWN LIKE ALICE, by the English novelist and successful aeronautical engineer. Filmed as "Rape of Malaya" (1956) in U.S. and adapted into a television miniseries in 1981. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12651 Shute, Nevil THE CHEQUER BOARD
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1947. B00005VKK5 First U.S. edition, first printing. In tan cloth with red rules and black lettering; pictorial dust jacket. Hardcover. Age-toning to pages, else fine; in a heavily nicked, worn, very good minus dust jacket, with chip to lower spine panel. 
Jackie Turner sets out to look up three men he met in an English hospital during the war: Phil Morgan, boyish R.A.F. pilot who is said to be in Burma, Duggie Brent, paratrooper on trial for murder, and Dave Lesurier, an American black accused of rape. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12652 Shute, Nevil TRUSTEE FROM THE TOOLROOM
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1960. 0900948566 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very mild foxing to the upper page edges, upper corner tips lightly bumped, very good to near fine; in a slightly foxed and age-toned dust jacket. Jacket by Charles Geer. 
Last novel by the popular and bestselling author best remembered for the near-future disaster tale ON THE BEACH. Nevil Shute Norway (1899-1960), combined writing with work as an aeronautical engineer, specializing in Zeppelins. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12653 Shwartz, Susan SHARDS OF EMPIRE
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1996). 0312857160 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with stunningly beautiful jacket painting by Richard Bober. 
"Fantasy novel of 10th-century Byzantium."--Locus. From the author of THE GRAIL OF HEARTS, called by Jane Yolen, "breathtaking, shot through with the red of Roman wine, the gold of oriental jewels...I could not put it down." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12654 Sibley, Celestine PLAGUE OF KINFOLKS
(New York): HarperCollins, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Kate Mulcay mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12655 Sicherman, Barbara and Carol Hurd Green, editors NOTABLE AMERICAN WOMEN: The Modern Period; A Biographical Dictionary
Cambridge, Ma: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1980. Reprint. Hardcover. A very good plus copy in a shelf worn dust jacket. 
442 life stories of American women who have in some way affected American life. Tall octavo. 773 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12656 Siddiqi, Muhammad Saeed THE MODEST STATUS OF WOMEN IN ISLAM
Lahore-Pakistan: Kazi Publications, (1991). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"In this dismal darkness of sins and evils, it is a stressing need of time that the rules and regulations framed by Islam to protect the chastity, modesty and integrity of people should be highlighted in a lucid and comprehensive manner."--Introduction. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12657 Sidney, Margaret THE ADVENTURES OF JOEL PEPPER
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1937. First edition thus. Hardcover. Nearly imperceptible offsetting to front endsheets, else a bright, near fine copy in black-lettered, coral binding; in price-clipped pictorial dust jacket with moderate nicking, rubbing, short edge tears and attendant mild creasing. 
The tenth entry in the warm, gentle and cheerful adventures of the Pepper family. This attractive vintage Houghton edition features a charming color frontispiece by Arthur Becher. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12658 Sidney, Margaret BEN PEPPER
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1937. First edition thus. Hardcover. Nearly invisible offset to front endsheets, else near fine, in black-lettered coral binding; in price-clipped pictorial dust jacket with a creased snag to the front panel, abraded patch to spine panel, nicking, rubbing, edge tears and attendant creasing. 
Sidney (pseudonym for Harriet Lothrop) wrote a dozen Pepper tales whose appeal has scarcely waned in a hundred years. This penultimate title in the series is from the appealing Houghton reprint editions, all with color frontis-paintings by Arthur Becher. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12659 Sieber, Roy AFRICAN TEXTILES AND DECORATIVE ARTS
(New York): The Museum of Modern Art, (1974). Second printing. Hardcover. A near fine copy in price-clipped dust jacket that has some moderate edge wear. 
Quarto. A comprehensive pictorial survey of African arts of textile design and personal adornment collected from seventy North American museums. With 244 illustrations, 40 in color. Illustrated endpapers. 239 pages; notes, selected bibliography. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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12660 Siebert, Diane; Minor, Wendell, illustrator MOJAVE
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Fine; in a price-clipped, else fine dust jacket. Oblong octavo. 
Beautifully illustrated throughout in color. An extraordinary celebration of the vast and ever-changing Mojove Desert, from its powerful and mesmerizing landscapes to its fascinating wildlife, by the author and artist team of SIERRA and HEARTLAND. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12661 Siebert, Diane; Minor, Wendell, illustrator HEARTLAND
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, (1989). Reprint. Hardcover. A faint hint of soiling to rear cover, else fine; in a fine dust jacket. Oblong octavo. 
SIGNED by the artist to the front free endpaper. Beautifully illustrated throughout. The author and artist team of SIERRA and MOJAVE have once again collaborated to create a joyful, singing celebration of this country's Heartland, the Midwest. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12662 Siegel, James DECEIT
(London): Time Warner Books, (2006). 0316732281 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
Valle, a journalist in exile after writing more than 50 fake stories for a major New York City newspaper, seeks a chance at redemption while using his investigative skills to find out why a supposed dead man is alive. Word play compared to Dennis Lehane. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12663 Siegel, James EPITAPH
(New York): Mysterious Press/Warner Books, (2001). 0892967129 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
The debut novel from Siegel features William Riskin, once a third of the Three Eyes Detective Agency, and now a janitor at the OTB in Queens, New York. When one of his old partners dies, he decides to complete the big case that was never solved. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12664 Siegel, Jan PROSPERO'S CHILDREN
New York: The Ballantine Publishing Group, (2000). 0345439015 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in cut-out style illustrated dust jacket. 
"A lyrical, captivating first novel of mermaids, magic, lost worlds, and found souls that deserves the large and enthusiastic audience it is sure to find...This book will not be forgotten."--Terry Brooks. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12665 Siegel, Jan PROSPERO'S CHILDREN
New York: The Ballantine Publishing Group, (2000). 0345439015 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in color illustrated boards; in a fine dust jacket with peep-through door, cut-out to reveal a portion of the front cover illustration beneath. 
"An utter joy...Siegel has penned a fresh and innovative take on many of the tropes of the fantasy novel."--Charles DeLint. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12666 Siegel, Jan THE DRAGON CHARMER
New York: Del Rey/The Ballantine Publishing Group, (2001). 0345439023 First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in glossy blue-and-white wraps. 
This continues the saga began in PROSPERO'S CHILDREN which Clive Barker called, "A charming, powerfully imaginative work." Twelve years after the events of the first book, Fern Capel is getting married, having pushed the powers of her Gift aside. 
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12667 Siegel, Lee WHO WROTE THE BOOK OF LOVE?
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, (2005). 0226757005 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full carmine cloth with gilt spine lettering; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. 
"Siegel continues his Love series of arch and diverting novels...never has his humor been sharper or his characters more alluring than in this shrewdly spiked, cheerfully erotic, incident-rich Hollywood coming-of-age tale."--Booklist. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12668 Siegel, Sheldon CRIMINAL INTENT
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2002). 0399149171 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in wraps. 
By the author of SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES and INCRIMINATING EVIDENCE. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12669 Siegel, Sheldon CRIMINAL INTENT
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2002). 0399149171 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
This is the third installment of mystery novels featuring criminal defense attorney Mike Daley and his ex-wife Rosie. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12670 Siemon, James R. SHAKESPEAREAN ICONOCLASM
Berkeley/Los Angeles/London: University of California Press, (1985). 0520050312 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint foxing to page edges, near fine and tight; in a fine dust jacket. 
Through analysis of several of Shakespeare's major works and a survey of the culture and religious ferment of the Elizabethan age, this study delineates Shakespeare's iconoclasm and suggests an affinity with our thinking today. 307 pages; index. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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12671 Sijie, Dai BALZAC AND THE CHINESE SEAMSTRESS
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. 037541309X Reprint. Translated from the French by Ina Rilke. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"A mesmerizing story, classic and new, fabulist and gritty...my imagination was seized."--Amy Tan. "A novel about the power of art to enlarge our imaginations."--Michael Dirda. Sijie's film of his book (or vice versa) opened to rapturous reviews. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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12672 Sikes, Wirt BRITISH GOBLINS: Welsh Folk-Lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions
(Yorkshire, England): EP Publishing Limited, 1973. 0854098739 First edition thus: facsimile reprint of the 1880 original. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in red binding with gilt spine stamping; in a tanned, but otherwise fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Fascinating compendium in three parts: The Realm of Faerie; The Spirit-World; Quaint Customs. 412 pages, illustrated, indexed. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12673 Siler, Jenny ICED
New York: A John Macrae Book/Henry Holt and Company, (2001). 0805064389 First edition: Advance Reading Copy, with materals laid in. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
A mystery featuring Missoula repo woman Meg Gardner, by the author of EASY MONEY. After they found Clay Bennett's body, Meg thought repossessing his Jeep would a breeze, but she was mistaken. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12674 Siler, Jenny SHOT
New York: A John Macrae Book/Henry Holt and Company, (2002). 0805072039 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in photo-pictorial wraps. 
By the author of EASY MONEY and ICED. "Sit back and enjoy the intrigue. Siler's new novel, SHOT, is riveting storytelling."--Lynn Hightower. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12675 Siller, Van UNDER A CLOUD
Garden City, New York: The Crime Club/Doubleday, Doran and Co, Inc., 1944. B0006AQBPM First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Cello-tape remnants, scars and shadows to front endsheets, wear and soiling to cloth covers, a few spots of soiling within; thus very good minus; lacking dust jacket. 
Pete Rector returns to New York after seeing combat in Africa, but soon heads to Montana to look into something fishy at Rocking A dude ranch. The book opens with a vitriolic rant against striking workers! Siller was a pseudonym used by Hilda van Siller. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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12676 Siller, Van ECHO OF A BOMB
Garden City, New York: The Crime Club/Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc., 1943. First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Faint spotting to the covers, very mild lean to the spine, else a near fine copy in printed pale tan wraps. 
[Hilda] Van Siller's first novel, ECHO OF A BOMB, in an uncommon Crime Club advance issue. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12677 Sillitoe, Alan OUT OF THE WHIRLPOOL
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1988). 0060158921 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with wraparound color jacket art by Peter Farmer. 
Novella by the author of SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING and THE LONELINESS OF THE LONG DISTANCE RUNNER. In Harper's Short Novel Series. The elegant interior art is also by Peter Farmer. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12678 Silva, David B. THE MANY
(North Webster, IN): Delirium Books, (2004). First hardcover edition, limited issue: one of 150 numbered copies SIGNED by the author and by cover artist Mike Bohatch. Hardcover. Fine, as new, in gilt-lettered and decorated black binding; in an illustrated dust jacket. Dark Essentials Series, Volume 2, Book 4. 
Dark Essentials Series, Volume 2, Book 4. Novel originally published by Leisure in 1986 as CHILD OF DARKNESS. "Silva is a talented writer who knows where the heart of a story lies, and who deserves a larger audience."--Dean Koontz. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12679 Silverberg, Robert THE TIME HOPPERS
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1967. B0006BQF48 Book club edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club; with code I26 to page 182. Hardcover. The inevitable uniform age-toning to pages, tanning at the hinges of endsheets, else fine, bright, fresh, in gleaming black boards with lilac spine lettering; in a lightly age-toned, mildly edgeworn, illustrated dust jacket. 
"Thought-provoking story of agents hunting illegal time travelers to the past from the crowded year of 2490."--Tuck. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12680 Silverberg, Robert THE WORLD INSIDE
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., (1971). 0385036213 Book club edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club; with the jacket code 02393 and the date code O22 on page 184. Hardcover. Fine, in grey boards; in a fine, if mildly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. 
"By the year 2381, Earth's population has ballooned to 75 billion people, almost all of whom live in crowded 1,000-story skyscrapers called Urbmons."--Adam-Troy Castro. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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12681 Silverberg, Robert BETWEEN WORLDS
(Garden City, New York): SFBC Science Fiction, (2004). 1582881081 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket art by Donato Giancola. 
Original anthology of six far-future SF stories, with an introduction by Silverberg. Authors include Stephen Baxter, James Patrick Kelly, Nancy Kress, Mike Resnick, and Walter Jon Williams. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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12682 Silverberg, Robert THE SECOND TRIP
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., (1972). B0006CAWW8 First hardcover edition, issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in a mildly age-toned, lightly worn illustrated dust jacket. Jacket sculpture by Gene Szafran. 
"Rehabilitated former criminal Paul Macy comes back into the world of 2011 with a brand-new personality -- but underneath, his wicked old self is itching to gain control again."--Dave Langford. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12683 Silverberg, Robert SHADRACH IN THE FURNACE
Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., (1976). 0672519933 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Owner's blind stamp to front free endsheet, else very nearly fine; in orange-red shelfback over marigold boards; in price-clipped, age-toned, otherwise very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket. 
It is the twenty-first century, and a battered world is ruled by an old tyrant, Genghis II Mao IV Khan, whose mind and persona will be transferred to a younger body by Mordecai Shadrach, a brilliant young black surgeon. 
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12684 Silverberg, Robert SHADRACH IN THE FURNACE
Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., (1976). 0672519933 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tiny cracked bump to an upper corner tip, else near fine, in gilt-lettered red-orange cloth over marigold boards; in an age-toned, edge-nicked, mildly twisted, very good plus dust jacket. 
"A big, sweeping novel; a harsh, abrasive, irreverent book about a life-and-death battle between two titans--one, the epitome of evil; the other, a paragon of idealism--in a society pushed to extremes." 
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12685 Silverberg, Robert LORD OF DARKNESS
New York: Arbor House, (1983). 0877954720 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 
An adventure from the Elizabethan age by the author of THE MAJIPOOR CHRONICLES and THE TIME HOPPERS. Seaman Andrew Battell is kidnapped by Portuguese cutthroats and shipped to a steamy Angola colony. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12686 Silverberg, Robert TOM O'BEDLAM
New York: Donald I. Fine, Inc., (1985). 0917657314 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket with some mild age-toning. 
Silverberg is the prolific, multiple Hugo and Nebula award winning author of INVADERS FROM EARTH and the MAJIPOOR TRILOGY. This is the story of poor Tom O'Bedlam who imagines a distant world full of life before a space probe proves its existence. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12687 Silverberg, Robert AT WINTER'S END
(New York, N.Y.): Warner Books/A Warner Communications Company, (1988). 0446513849 Book club edition. Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club, with the jacket code, 13646. Hardcover. Fine: orange-lettered black backstrip over black boards; in a faintly age-toned, mildly edgeworn, else fine illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Michael Whelan. 
"AT WINTER'S END is science fiction with real scope and power...with real characters and zesty imagination, it never loses a close human focus."--Gregory Benford. 
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12688 Silverberg, Robert THE FACE OF THE WATERS
New York: Bantam Books, (1991). 0553075926 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Sf novel set on an oceanic planet--a story of survival and salvation by one of sf's most lyrical storytellers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12689 Silverberg, Robert KINGDOMS OF THE WALL
New York: Bantam Books, (1993). 0553093096 First edition. Hardcover. Mild soiling to page edges, else fine, in an illustrated dust jacket. Dramatic jacket painting by Chris Hopkins. 
A fantasy adventure from one of science fiction's masters. A group of pilgrims must climb to the summit of a giant wall that surrounds their land to meet the gods. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12690 Silverberg, Robert THE MOUNTAINS OF MAJIPOOR
New York: Bantam Books, (1995). 0553096141 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Jim Burns. 
A return to the popular Majipoor Universe by the prolific author. The story of Prince Harpirias' journey into the icy tundra of Majipoor. Silverberg is also co-author of NIGHTFALL and THE POSITRONIC MAN with Isaac Asimov. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12691 Silverberg, Robert SORCERERS OF MAJIPOOR
(New York): HarperPrism, (1996). 006105254X First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in slick, illustrated wraps. Color cover painting by Jim Burns. 
This prequel to Silverberg's Majipoor saga predates the earlier books in the cycle by a thousand years. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12692 Silverberg, Robert THE ALIEN YEARS
(New York): HarperPrism, (1998). 0061050350 Second printing. Hardcover. Faint age-toning to pages, else fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Michael Herring. 
The chronicle of half a century of alien occupation from one of the most prolific and enduring of the sf authors who rose to prominence in the '60s. Expanded from the short story, "The Pardoner's Tale." 
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12693 Silverberg, Robert HAWKSBILL STATION
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (copyright 1968). B000I62LSK Book Club edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club; with the jacket code ''1638'' and the date code, ''48 J'' on page 155. Hardcover. Fine, in an age-toned, near fine dust jacket. 
"A story of outcasts and exiles with their world a billion years away and lost to them forever."--Tuck. Expanded from a 1967 story first seen in GALAXY. Published as THE ANVIL OF TIME in the U.K. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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12694 Silverberg, Robert, edited by VOYAGERS IN TIME: Twelve Stories of Science Fiction
New York: Hawthorn Books, Inc., (1967). B000JDUH2E Third printing. Hardcover. Fine, in maroon binding with gilt spine titles; in a price-clipped, near fine illustrated dust jacket with rubbing to the spine. Jacket design by Barry Martin. 
Time travel yarns from P. Schuyler Miller; Lester del Rey; William Tenn; Alfred Bester; Poul Anderson; Larry Niven; Michael Moorcock; C.M. Kornbluth; Wilma Shore; David I. Masson; Silverberg; and a chapter from Wells's THE TIME MACHINE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12695 Silverberg, Robert, edited by NEW DIMENSIONS SCIENCE FICTION: Number 5
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1975). Book club edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a bright, near fine, illustrated dust jacket that exhibits modest age-toning. 
Nicholas Fisk, Dorothy Gilbert, Marta Randall, Robert Thurston, Felix C. Gotschalk, Michael Bishop, George Alec Effinger, Steven Utley, David Wise, Jack Dann, Gil Lamont, Barry N. Malzberg, Drew Mendelson, Gregory Benford, Michael Bishop, Richard Lupoff. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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12696 Silverberg, Robert, edited by INFINITE JESTS: The Lighter Side of Science Fiction
Radnor, Pennsylvania: Chilton Book Company, (1974). 0801959314 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine, with a few tiny dots of faint foxing to page edges; in a near fine, faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket with a short closed tear to rear panel. Bright vivid jacket art by Jack Freas. 
Selections by William Tenn, Damon Knight, Joanna Russ, Grahame Leman, Brian W. Aldiss, Robert Silverberg, R.A. Lafferty, Avram Davidson, Philip K. Dick, Alfred Bester, Frederik Pohl. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12697 Silverberg, Robert, editor LEGENDS II: New Short Novels by the Masters of Fantasy
New York: Del Rey/Ballantine Books, (2004). 0345456440 First U.S. edition, first printing. Unrevised Galley Proofs. Hardcover. Near fine in printed glossy blue-and-white wraps. 
A collection of eleven original novellas by authors George R.R. Martin; Orson Scott Card; Diana Gabaldon; Terry Brooks; Neil Gaiman; Anne McCaffrey; Robin Hobb; Raymond Feist; Tad Williams; Robert Silverberg; and Elizabeth Haydon. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12698 Silverberg, Robert, editor LEGENDS: New Short Novels by the Masters of Fantasy
New York: Del Rey/Ballantine Books, (1998). 0312867875 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in beige boards; in a fine dust jacket. Color illustrated endpapers by Darrell K. Sweet, color frontispiece and b&w internal art by Michael Whalen. 
A collection of eleven original novellas by authors Stephen King; Terry Pratchett; Robert Jordan; Terry Goodkind; Raymond Feist; Anne McCaffrey; Orson Scott Card; Tad Williams; Robert Silverberg; Ursula Le Guinn; and George R.R. Martin. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12699 Silverberg, Robert, et alia THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION APRIL, 1974 U.K. edition
Cornwall, Conn: Mercury Press, 1974. Volume 46, No. 4, U.K. edition. Special Silverberg issue, SIGNED by Silverberg across his image on the front cover. Age-toning to the textblock and rear cover (as expected), else this is a fine unread copy in illustrated wraps with fanciful portrait of Silverberg by Ed Emsh. 
The highlight of this special tribute issue is the first (U.K.) appearance of Silverberg's Nebula-winning novella, "Born with the Dead." Also: a critical appreciation by Thomas D. Clareson, and a profile by Barry Malzberg. Splendid Silverberg item. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12700 Silvis, Randall ON NIGHT'S SHORE
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312262019 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
In 1840, young street urchin Augie Dubbins discovers two dead young women in the water off Manhattan. When Edgar Allan Poe writes the story in The Mirror, the city becomes captivated. Unsatisfied, Poe enlists Augie to help him find the killer. 
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