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12801 Siodmak, Curt RIDERS TO THE STARS
New York: Ballantine Books, (1953). First edition: Paperback Original. Ballantine # 58; $.35 cover price. Mass market paperback. Very good, spine slant, spine creases, light edgewear; in illustrated wraps with artwork by Richard Powers. Photo-stills from the film to rear cover. 
Novelization by Robert Smith of Siodmak's screenplay for the Ivan Tors' film of the same title, which starred William Lundigan, Herbert Marshall, and Richard Carlson. This copy SIGNED by Siodmak to the title-page. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12802 Siodmak, Curt THE THIRD EAR
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1971). Book club edition. With the code ''35N'' on page 211. Hardcover. Bookseller's discreet rubber-stamp to front free endsheet, else fine in an illustrated dust jacket that has been neatly corner clipped to the lower front flap, but that is otherwise fine. Jacket art by Dean Ellis. 
Neurobiologist David Bolt stumbles on an electrifying discovery--chemically induced ESP. With this new compound, Bolt creates a "third ear" through which he can listen in on the thoughts of others. From the author of DONOVAN'S BRAIN. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12803 Siodmak, Curt DONOVAN'S BRAIN
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1943. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Wear to the spine ends, else near fine, in terra-cotta cloth with blue devices and lettering; in a worn and age-toned dust jacket missing a large piece from the top of the spine, a tiny chip from the lower spine, and showing some edge wear. 
DONOVAN'S BRAIN, the genre veteran's key work, was a bestseller that was adapted for the cinema several times. Dr. Patrick Cory, unable to save the life of W.H. Donovan after a plane crash, keeps his brain alive through an illegal experiment. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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12804 Sipherd, Ray THE DEVIL'S HAWK
(New York): Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, (2002). 0312244282 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in photo-pictorial wraps. 
By the author of THE AUDUBON QUARTET, DANCE OF THE SCARECROWS, and THE CHRISTMAS STORE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12805 Sipherd, Ray THE AUDUBON QUARTET
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1998). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Jonathan Wilder mystery. Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12806 Sitwell, Sacheverell; Buchanan, Handasyde; Fisher, James FINE BIRD BOOKS 1700-1900
New York: The Atlantic Monthly Press, (1990). First edition thus. With a foreword by S. Dillon Ripley, appendix to the new edition by Buchanan. Hardcover. Fine in gilt spine-stamped grey-blue cloth; in an illustrated dust jacket that shows a six-inch, very light red pen stroke to front panel. Quarto. 
First published in 1953, this extraordinary guide to the natural history masterworks of Audubon, Gould, Lear, et alia, boasts 52 full-page, full-color plates, with text by Sitwell, bibliography by Buchanan and Fisher, list of plates, and index. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12807 Sivanada, H.H. Swami, Chancellor PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR STUDENTS OF YOGA
Himalayas, India/Miami, Fl. Yoga Vedanta Forest University, Circa 1957. Hardcover. Page edges slightly foxed, else very good plus in an attractive dust jacket, price-clipped and with shelfwear at the spine ends. 
Over 100 illustrations of yogic poses from Rishikesh, India. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12808 Sixma, F.L.J. and Wynberg, Hans A MANUAL OF PHYSICAL METHODS IN ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (1966). Second printing. College textbook stamp on the front flyleaf, some occasional pencilled notes, some soiling to the covers, else a very good copy in wraps. 
342 pages, references, index. Numerous illustrations and figures in text. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12809 Sjoman, Vilgot I WAS CURIOUS: Diary of the Making of a Film
New York: Grove Press Inc., (1968). First edition. Hardcover. Mild dust soiling to the page edges, else a near fine copy in a lightly age-toned photo-pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated with stills from the film and on-set candids. 
Kaleidoscopic chronicle by Swedish filmmaker Vilgot Sjoman of the making of his groundbreaking, sexually explicit, and controversial film (initially banned in the U.S.), I WAS CURIOUS--YELLOW. SIGNED and dated by Sjoman to the front free endpaper. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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12810 Sjowall, Maj and Per Wahloo THE MAN ON THE BALCONY: The Story of a Crime
New York: Pantheon Books, (1968). B000GTNOQC First U.S. edition, first printing. Translated from the Swedish by Alan Blair. Hardcover. Fine, fresh copy; in a very nearly fine dust jacket with one tiny (nearly invisible) closed edge tear. 
Someone is killing young girls in the once-peaceful parks of Stockholm--Police Superintendent Martin Beck has two witnesses: a cold-blooded mugger who won't say much and a three-year-old boy who can't say much. A pleasing copy of this scarce book! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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12811 Skal, David J. DEATH MAKES A HOLIDAY: A Cultural History of Halloween
(New York and London): Bloomsbury, (2002). 158234230X First U.S. edition, new. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Illustrated with photo-reproductions printed on coated stock inserts. 
From pumpkins and witches to haunted houses and motion picture monsters, noted cultural critic Skal uncovers the motifs and myths surrounding our fascination with this most morbid of holidays. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Price: 25.95 USD
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12812 Skalsey, Mark; Bucksbaum, Philip H.; Conti, Ralph S.; Gidley, David W., editors AIP CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS 270: Time Reversal--The Arthur Rich Memorial Symposium
New York: American Institute of Physics, (1993). 1563961059 First edition. Hardcover. Previous owner's embossed seal to half-title page, else fine in pale brown cloth with blue and black lettering and rules to front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 
190 pages; figures, author index. A collection of papers about time reversal and discrete symmetries, including contributions by L. Wolfenstein, Norval Forston, Bruce Winstein, David G. Hitlin, A. Zee, George D. Gollin, Blayne Heckel, and others. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12813 Skilleter, Andrew BLACKLIGHT: The Art Of Andrew Skilleter
(London): Doctor Who Books, (1995). 1852774158 First edition, first printing. Quarto. Hardcover. Tiny bump to lower edge, minor crimp to spine crown, else fine, in a black binding with gilt spine titles; no dust jacket. 
"The images in this book represent a selection of my Doctor Who illustrations from 1979 to 1994."--Skilleter, from his introduction. Printed in full-color throughout on coated stock. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12814 Skinner, Robert BLOOD TO DRINK
(Scottsdale, Az.): Poisoned Pen Press, (2000). First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in dark pink spiral bound wraps. 
The author's fourth Wesley Farrell mystery. Promotional sheets laid in. Hardboiled. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12815 Skinner, Robert B. THE HARD-BOILED EXPLICATOR: A Guide to the Study of Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler and Ross Macdonald
Metuchen, N.J. & London: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1985. 0810817497 First edition, first printing: Hardcover issue. Hardcover. Fine in tan cloth with titles embossed in black; no dust jacket, as issued. Octavo. 124 pages; indexed. 
Aimed at both the new student and the seasoned scholar, the work offers brief essays on Hammett, Chandler, and Macdonald that highlight their major characteristics, relate them to each other, and show their impact on their public. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12816 Skinner, Stephen ETYMOLOGICON LINGUAE ANGLICANAE
Los Angeles: Sherwin & Freutel, 1970. B0006CPGJ2 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in blue cloth with gilt spine titles; no dust jacket issued. Still in the publisher's unopened shrinkwrap. Quarto. Approximately 900 pages. 
Facsimile reprint of the 1671 first edition. One of the first etymological dictionaries published in England. In Latin. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12817 Skipp, John and Spector, Craig THE LIGHT AT THE END
(Lancaster, Pa): Stealth Press, (2000). 158881002X First hardcover edition, first printing. First published in 1986 as a PBO. Recently SIGNED by the author! Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"...the first of the duo's six collaborations in the horror subgenre dubbed "splatterpunk." The story follows a series of gruesome murders in New York City that have police totally baffled, because they're assuming the killer is human!"--Library Journal. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12818 Skipp, John and Spector, Craig THE CLEANUP
(Lancaster, Pa): Stealth Press, 2001. 1588810127 First hardcover edition, first printing. First published as a PBO in 1987. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Jacket design and illustration by Steve Montiglio. Still in the publisher's unopened shrinkwrap! 
"In his SPLATTERPUNK anthology, Paul Sammon called Skipp & Spector the 'moral center of the splatterpunks'...."--CD. Yesterday Billy Rowe was just another nobody. Now he has the Power. Now the city has nothing to fear. Nothing but Billy Rowe... 
Price: 29.95 USD
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12819 Skipp, John and Spector, Craig THE SCREAM
(Lancaster, Pa): Stealth Press, 2001. 1588810224 First hardcover edition, first printing. First published as a paperback original by Bantam in 1988. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Jacket design and illustration by Steve Montiglio. Still in the publisher's unopened shrinkwrap! 
Meet The Scream. Just your average everyday mega-cult band. Their music is otherworldly. Their words are disturbing. Their message is unholy. Their fans are legion. And they're not kidding. They're killing. Themselves. Each other. Everyone! 
Price: 29.95 USD
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12820 Skipp, John and Spector, Craig THE LIGHT AT THE END
(Lancaster, Pa): Stealth Press, (2000). 158881002X First hardcover edition, first printing. First published in 1986 as a PBO. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Unopened in the publisher's shrinkwrap. 
"...the first of the duo's six collaborations in the horror subgenre dubbed "splatterpunk." The story follows a series of gruesome murders in New York City that have police totally baffled, because they're assuming the killer is human!"--Library Journal. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12821 Sklepowich, Edward DEATH IN A SERENE CITY
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1990). 0688091806 First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a like illustrated dust jacket. 
The author's first mystery. 'DEATH IN A SERENE CITY [Venice] is what a reader like me dreams about in a mystery: a literate, civilized, leisurely detective story in the grand old tradition."--Aaron Elkins. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12822 Skom, Edith GEORGE ELIOT MURDERS
(New York): Delacorte, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with traces of shelfwear to the spine edge. 
A Professor Beth Austin mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12823 Skom, Edith THE CHARLES DICKENS MURDERS
(New York, New York): Delacorte Press, (1998). 038531230X First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Beth Austin mystery. "In the vein of Amanda Cross and P.D. James--a literary mystery told with wit and skill."--The Dallas Morning News. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12824 Sladek, John THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
(New York, New York): Equinox Books/Published by Avon, (1974). 0380000946 First edition thus: Trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Mild foxing to endpapers and page edges, minor crease to upper corner, very good plus in illustrated wraps. 
Sladek's first novel formerly titled MECHASM. A darkly comic science fiction novel about robots and machines that begin to conquer America. This edition is a volume in the SF Rediscovery series. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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12825 Sladek, John BLOOD AND GINGERBREAD
New Castle, Virginia: Cheap Street, (1990). First edition: one of 111 copies SIGNED by Sladek and by illustrator Judy King-Rieniets. This is number 5. Hardcover. Very fine, bound in brick-red cloth with paper spine label, colored endsheets, in illustrated wood veneer dust wrapper, housed in a matching cloth-covered hinged traycase with printed spine label. A thoughtful, exquisitely rendered production, as usual. 
Sladek draws upon THE GOLDEN BOUGH, Norse mythology and Shirer's account of Buchenwald for his unique spin on Grimm's Hansel and Gretel. Gorgeous and apposite monochrome illustrations by King-Rieniets decorate the text and the jacket. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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12826 Slate, Caroline THE HOUSE ON SPRUCEWOOD LANE
New York: Pocket Books, (2002). 0743418883 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated dust jacket. 
Psychological thriller featuring female documentary filmmaker Lex Cavanaugh. "One of those rare books in which a writer, setting off from a news story that intrigued us all, has made that story her own and a compelling read."--Judith Rossner. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12827 Slate, Caroline THE HOUSE ON SPRUCEWOOD LANE
New York: Pocket Books, (2002). 0743418883 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in powder-blue printed wraps. 
A debut suspense novel featuring Lex Cavanaugh, a documentary filmmaker who investigates a murder in her estranged family of Westport Connecticut. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12828 Slater, Susan FIVE O'CLOCK SHADOW
(Scottsdale, Az.): Poisoned Pen Press, (2004). 1590581040 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The author of the Ben Pecos series offers this colorful New Mexico mystery with exotic characters--including a wide array of carnival folk-- and an unusual murder, executed by a sniper's shot to a hot air balloon. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12829 Slaughter, Karin INDELIBLE
(New York, N.Y.): William Morrow/An imprint of HarperCollinsPublishe (2004). 0060567104 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Amazingly, Slaughter manages between past and present stories while maintaining suspense in both by the simple device of showing the pettiest, most everyday conflicts imaginable constantly in danger of exploding in violence."--Kirkus Reviews. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12830 Slavin, Julia THE WOMAN WHO CUT OFF HER LEG AT THE MAIDSTONE CLUB And Other Stories
New York: A John Macrae Book/Henry Holt and Company, (1999). 0805060855 First edition, second printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"This is the most singular and arresting collection of short fiction I've read in years."--Rick Moody. "An audacious debut by a truly talented new writer...wildly funny."--George Saunders. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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12831 Slavin, Neal WHEN TWO OR MORE ARE GATHERED TOGETHER
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1976). 0374289085 First edition, first printing. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author/photographer. Hardcover. Mild age-toning to the coated stock pages, else fine, in full red cloth with gilt spine stamping; in a fine, photo-pictorial dust jacket. Oblong quarto. 
Slavin travelled the U.S. for four years photographing groups--troupes, clubs, societies, organizations. "What his photographs have captured is the individual need for recognition, even, or perhaps especially, when one is in a group."--ARTnews. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12832 Slavitt, David R. THE HUSSAR
Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, (1987). 0807113646 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Set in the Austro-Hungarian Empire in the period just before the Seven Weeks War, this novel (inspired by Theodor Fontane's A MAN OF HONOR), follows the course of a love triangle that moves from bittersweet comedy to brutal tragedy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12833 Sleight, Eleanor Friend THE MANY FACES OF CUILAPAN: A Historical Digest of a Sixteenth-Century Dominican Monastery and Church Complex and Village Oaxaca, Mexico
Orlando, Florida: Pueblo Press, Inc., 1988. 0961994908 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in burgundy cloth with gilt lettering to the front cover and the spine; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket with rubbing and faint creasing to the extremities. 177 pages, map endpapers, glossary, bibliography, and an index. Large octavo. 
A history of the Dominican church complex in the village of Cuilapan outside Oaxaca in Mexico, with numerous b&w and color illustrations. SIGNED, inscribed, dated in the year of publication by the author to the half-title; also signed to the title-page. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12834 Sloan, Bob BLISS
(New York): Scribner, (1996). 0684822504 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Lenny Bliss mystery. "Readers with true noir hearts will love Bob Sloan's first Lenny Bliss novel."--David Bowman. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12835 Sloan, Susan R. GUILT BY ASSOCIATION
(New York): Warner, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Light staining to fore edge, else a near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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12836 Slocum, D.W., editor THE PLACE OF TRANSITION METALS IN ORGANIC SYNTHESIS
New York, New York: The New York Academy of Sciences, 1977. 089072041X First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Near fine in blue wraps. 
282 pages; figures, tables, references. A collection of papers focusing on the real and potential uses of transition metal complexes in organic synthesis, whether as catalysts, as stoichiometric agents, or as compounds of utility. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12837 Slomp, Hans LABOR RELATIONS IN EUROPE: A History of Issues and Developments
New York: Greenwood Press, (1990). 0313267561 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Near fine in grey cloth with white lettering; without dust jacket, as issued. Tall octavo. 230 pages; bibliography; and an index. 
This work provides a general introduction to European labor relations and presents comparative material from a range of countries. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12838 Slonczewksi, Joan A DOOR INTO OCEAN
New York: Arbor House, (1986). B000GR77R6 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket art by Ron Walotsky. 
"One of the important SF novels of the year."--George Zebrowkski. "This dreamy, poetic book builds an alien planet, ecosystem, culture...very much in the spirit of Dune or Le Guin's works."--San Francisco Examiner. Winner of the John W. Campbell Award. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12839 Slonczewski, Joan THE WALL AROUND EDEN
(London): The Women's Press, (1991). 0704342545 First U.K. edition: Trade Paperback Orignal. No U.K. hardcover issue. Trade Paperback. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps with cover illustration by Barbara Loftus. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Joan Slonczewski was the first woman to win the coveted John W. Campbell Memorial Award for the Best Science Fiction Novel. "Somber, beautiful, compelling reading. I couldn't put it down."-- Robert Sheckley. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12840 Slung, Michele, editor MURDER & OTHER ACTS OF LITERATURE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1997). 031216937X First edition. Hardcover. Upper spine end lightly bumped, else near fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
An anthology of twenty-four unusual and frightening stories by such authors as John Cheever, Eudora Welty, Alice Walker, Edith Wharton, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Patrick O'Brian, W.S. Gilbert, Isabel Allende, A.A. Milne, James Thurber, and William Faulkner. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12841 Slutsky, Adam and Illidge, Joseph Phillip, writers; Martinbrough, Shawn, illustrator AYRE FORCE
(Vancouver, BC): BGD Entertainment Inc., (2008). 0980933609 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Tall octavo. 
SIGNED by Joseph Phillip Illidge and Shawn Martinbrough to the frontispiece. The characters are all based on real life professionals from Bodog. A high quality high adventure full-color graphic novel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12842 Smiley, Jane TEN DAYS IN THE HILLS
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2007. 9781400040612 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author offers a novel of Hollywood featuring a screen-writer/director dealing with all the characters and trappings of fame and fortune in glitter-town. Compared to a modernized Sunset Boulevard story. Rated "R". 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12843 Smiley, Jane HORSE HEAVEN
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2000. 037540600X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
In her tenth work of fiction, Smiley offers a humorous and passionate portrayal of the horse-racing world. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12844 Smiley, Jane THE ALL-TRUE TRAVELS AND ADVENTURES OF LIDDIE NEWTON
New York/Toronto: Alfred A Knopf, 1998. 0679450742 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Lidie Harkness has an independent mind, a sharp tongue and a backbone, likes to swim, shoot, ride and fish. An historical novel, narrated by this perfect bride for Bostonian abolitionist Thomas Newton, who courts and marries her. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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12845 Smiley, Patricia FALSE PROFITS
New York/Boston: Mysterious Press, (2004). 089267900 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
"Smiley and her heroine, Tucker Sinclair, are two of the brightest stars to light up detective fiction in a long time. The author's take on everything Angeleno is not to be missed."--Elizabeth George. "A real treat."--Janet Evanovich. 
Price: 23.95 USD
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12846 Smiley, Robin H. BOOKS INTO FILM: The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of
Santa Barbara: Capra Press, (2003). 0972250336 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the half-title. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Afterword by Ralph B. Sipper and foreword by William F. Nolan, in which he calls the essays ''toothsome sweets for the intellect.'' 
More than 60 essays originally seen in the pages of FIRSTS MAGAZINE--the premiere periodical for book collectors--by that magazine's founder and editor. Each piece focuses on a novel's transition to the big screen. 
Price: 29.95 USD
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12847 Smith, Alexander McCall THE NO. 1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY
New York: Anchor Books/A Division of Random House, Inc.,, (2002). 1400034779 Reprint: Trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Very mild crease to upper corner tips; nearly fine, and quite tight, in wraps. 
Precious Ramotswe (or Mma Ramotswe as she's better known) uses her sharp wit and large-sized female charm to solve whatever case her clients send her way. The first in a quietly fascinating mystery series set in Africa. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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12848 Smith, Alexander McCall THE KALAHARI TYPING SCHOOL FOR MEN
New York: Pantheon Books, (2002). 037542217X First edition, later printing. Dated and SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. NEW. Fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
The fourth book set in South Africa featuring Precious Ramotswe, the founder of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. In this installment Precious must cope with a highly competitive detective agency, and deal with a "troubling hobby" her adopted son has. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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12849 Smith, Alison SOMEONE ELSE'S GRAVE
New York: St. Martin's, (1984). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
The author's debut novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12850 Smith, Andrea FRIDAY NIGHTS AT HONEYBEE'S
(New York): The Dial Press, (2003). 0385334281 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
When their love of music causes two women from very different parts of the country to pay the price of success, they both find sanctuary at a world-renowned jazz and blues brownstone--Miss Honeybee's "Big House." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12851 Smith, Andrea FRIDAY NIGHTS AT HONEYBEE'S
(New York): The Dial Press, (2003). 0385334281 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
When their love of music causes two women from very different parts of the country to pay the price of success, they both find sanctuary at a world-renowned jazz and blues brownstone--Miss Honeybee's "Big House." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12852 Smith, Anthony, edited by TELEVISION: An International History
(Oxford/New York): Oxford University Press, (1995). 0198119992 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in black cloth with gilt spine stamping; in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Printed throughout on coated stock. 419 pages, including index. Tall octavo. 
Unique international history of television, written by a distinguished international team of experts, provides a comprehensive account of television's development from its earliest beginnings to the publication date. Over 180 color and b&w illustrations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12853 Smith, April JUDAS HORSE
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2008. 1400042054 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Emmy finalist's third thriller to feature Ana Grey FBI special agent learns that the skeletal remains of her missing onetime fiancÚ, fellow special agent Steve Crawford, have turned up. She goes undercover an infiltrates an anarchist group. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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12854 Smith, April BE THE ONE
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000. 0679450963 First edition, first printing. Dated and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Cassidy Sanderson is a scout for the Los Angeles Dodgers --the only female scout in the major leagues-- and while in pursuit of a hot prospect she becomes entangled in murder and blackmail. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12855 Smith, April NORTH OF MONTANA
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994. 0679431977 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
April Smith's highly regarded first novel. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12856 Smith, April NORTH OF MONTANA
New York: Knopf, 1994. First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Near fine copy in wraps. 
The author's first novel. Advance reading copy in wraps. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12857 Smith, Barbara Burnett DUST DEVILS OF THE PURPLE SAGE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1995). 0312134762 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Crown of the spine crushed, near fine; in a near fine dust jacket with minor shelfwear to the extremities. 
An aspiring writer and amateur sleuth, Texan Jolie Wyatt plumbs the connection between an escaped prisoner working his way back to his hometown of Purple Sage and the death of a popular college student. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12858 Smith, Bob OPENLY BOB
New York: Rob Weisbach Books, (1997). 0688162787 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

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12859 Smith, Brad ALL HAT
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (2003). 0805072179 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Very mild bump to the lower corner tip, else near fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
"ALL HAT is an incendiary example of pedal-to-the-floor country noir. Brad Smith has got the goods--he's funny, poignant, evocative, and he tells a blistering tale. A writer to watch, a comet on the horizon."--Dennis Lehane. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12860 Smith, Bradley SPAIN: A History in Art
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1966). 038505016X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very mild wear to the corner tips and spine ends, covers lightly soiled, else very good plus in red cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a very good plus dust jacket with short edge tears, a hint of age-toning and shallow nicks to the spine ends. 
Quarto. Warmly inscribed to artist Joe Douglas and SIGNED by the author to the half-title page. An impressive history with 245 new striking color plates. 296 pages; indexes. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12861 Smith, C.W. THE VESTAL VIRGIN ROOM
New York: Atheneum, 1984. 068911494X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, if faintly age-toned, pictorial dust jacket. 
"A warm and lively book in which two people--married, passionate, in love--heal from loss by taking their essentially second-rate musical act on the road, going for the big time, headed for Vegas...touching and funny."--Beverly Lowry. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12862 Smith, Carol FAMILY REUNION
(New York, NY): Mysterious Press/Warner Books, (2001). 0892967323 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Mild crease to the lower corners of the first few pages, spine ends lightly bumped, else near fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
From the author of THE NEIGHBORS, this is the tale of the ever-shrinking Annesley clan, who keep dying violent deaths during a family reunion at an old farmhouse in France. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12863 Smith, Clark Ashton THE IMMORTALS OF MERCURY
New York: Stellar Publishing Corporation, (1932). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in stapled printed self-wraps. Octavo. 24 pages. 
Issued as Science Fiction Series No. 16. A Gernsback Publication in superb condition. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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12864 Smith, Clark Ashton TALES OF SCIENCE AND SORCERY
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1964. 9997541227 First edition, first printing: one of 2482 copies produced. Introduction by E. Hoffmann Price. Hardcover. A fine, bright copy in black cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; in a likewise fine dust jacket. Jacket art by Frank Utpatel. Jacket photo of Smith by Emil Petaja. 
Fourteen tales comprise the "fifth collection of Smith's tales, this one including his tales of science fiction or science fantasy...Price's introduction is a substantial and poignant memoir."--S.T. Joshi. Smith died before publication. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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12865 Smith, Clark Ashton POEMS IN PROSE
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1964. First edition, first printing. One of 1016 copies. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Twelve internal illustrations and jacket art by Frank Utpatel. 
The complete prose poems of CAS. This copy is from the library of Donald Wandrei, author and co-founder of Arkham House, with the bookmark laid-in. A nice association copy in superb condition! 
Price: 350.00 USD
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12866 Smith, Cordwainer THE BEST OF CORDWAINER SMITH
Garden City, N.Y.: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., (1975). Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club; with code H 17 on page 341, jacket code 1180. Hardcover. Fine, in a an illustrated dust jacket that exhibits some very mild age-toning, a hint of rubbing. Wraparound color jacket painting by Janice C. Tate. Edited with introduction and notes by J.J. Pierce. 
12 stories by one of the truly unique sf authors of the 20th century. Pseudonym for scientist Paul Linebarger, Sun-Yat-Sen's godson and author of PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE. These stories are part of his unrivaled "Instrumentality of Mankind" future history. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12867 Smith, Cornelius C., Jr. EMILIO KOSTERLITZKY: Eagle of Sonora and the Southwest Border
Glendale, California: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1970. 0870620746 First edition, first printing. Frontier Military Series VII. Hardcover. Fine, fresh, as-new, in blue cloth with gilt spine lettering, blue top-edge tint, deckled fore-edge; in an unprinted brown dustwrapper, as issued. Large octavo. Illustrated with maps and with pen-and-ink sketches by the author. 344 pages, indexed. 
"Robin Hood and Sheriff of Nottingham crammed into one larger than life personality...this Russian-Mexican cavalry commander fought Yaqui Indians, arrested bandits, chased Apaches, and finished by defending Mexico against rebel generals."--bengalclub. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12868 Smith, D.L. THE MIRACLES OF SANTO FICO
(New York): Warner Books/An AOL Time Warner Company, (2003). 0446531030 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
"THE MIRACLES OF SANTO FICO is a sweet and charming tale of ancient deceptions, diverted passions, and the regenerative power of love."--Michael Golding. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12869 Smith, Daniel A WALK IN THE CITY
New York: World Publishing Company, (1971). First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus with some edge wear to spine in very slightly yellowed dust jacket with some nicking to rear flap and one chip to lower rear corner. 
Author's first novel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12870 Smith, Dean Wesley STAR TREK S.C.E. #1: THE BELLY OF THE BEAST
New York: Pocket Books, (2000). First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in pad-bound pictorial wraps. 
Quarto; 8 1/2" by 11" format. "The Starfleet Corps of Engineers. Have tech. Will travel." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12871 Smith, Dennis REPORT FROM FIRE ENGINE CO. 82
(New York, N.Y.): Warner Books/A Time Warner Company, (1999). 0739424033 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
This fire fighting classic reissued with a new introduction by the author offers a view of America lives through the introspective eyes of a fireman stationed in the Bronx. "A real fireman and a writer of great and graphic talent..."--William F. Buckley. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12872 Smith, Dodie THE TOWN IN BLOOM
Boston/Toronto: Little, Brown and Company/Atlantic Monthly Press (1965). Second printing. Hardcover. A fine, bright, as-new copy in gilt-lettered mulberry cloth; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket missing a tiny chip from the lower rear panel corner. 
London's theatre world of the 1920's provides a glittering backdrop for Mouse, an eighteen-year-old Lancashire girl intent on a stage career. From the author of I CAPTURE THE CASTLE and 101 DALMATIONS. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12873 Smith, Dodie A TALE OF TWO FAMILIES
London: Heinemann, (1970). 0434713546 First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in pale green boards with gilt stamping to spine; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with short edge tears and slight lamination lift at the rear flap fold; some mild fading to spine panel. A nice copy of an elusive title. 
A tale of two devoted sisters, married to two brothers, one a successful business man, the other a far from successful writer. Smith is the author of two books beloved of readers from the day they were published, 101 DALMATIONS and I CAPTURE THE CASTLE. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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12874 Smith, Dodie THE TOWN IN BLOOM
Boston/Toronto: Little, Brown and Company/Atlantic Monthly Press (1965). First U.S. edition, second printing. Hardcover. A fine, bright, as-new copy in gilt-lettered mulberry boards; in a very lightly rubbed, else fine illustrated dust jacket. 
London's theatre world of the 1920's provides a glittering backdrop for Mouse, an eighteen-year-old Lancashire girl intent on a stage career. From the author of I CAPTURE THE CASTLE and 101 DALMATIONS. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12875 Smith, Dodie (C.L. Anthony) CALL IT A DAY
New York/Los Angeles: Samuel French, 1936. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Dot of pale stain, previous owner's signature to front free endsheet, dots of stain to the upper and lower page edges, thus a near fine copy in pale ochre cloth; in photo-pictorial dust jacket with areas of dampstain and edgewear. 
Rave reviews by Joseph Wood Krutch and Robert Benchley adorn the jacket flap of this scarce comic play by the author of I CAPTURE THE CASTLE and 101 DALMATIONS. Filmed in 1937 with Olivia de Havilland, Ian Hunter and Roland Young. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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12876 Smith, E. Quincy TRAVELS AT HOME AND ABROAD
New York and Washington: The Neale Publishing Company, 1911. First edition. In three volumes. Presentation copy, inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the front endpaper of volume I. Hardcover. Volume I is missing the rear endpaper and is heavily foxed with spotting to the covers, else an about very good copy; Volumes II and III have some minor foxing, else are very good plus; each volume is bound in green cloth with gilt titles and decoration. 
The author, an American Banker, recounts several trips to Jamaica, San Francisco, Mexico, Italy, Europe, St. Louis, etc. Volume I contains much on the San Francisco Earthquake and subsequent fires. An uncommon Neale imprint. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12877 Smith, Edward E., Ph.D. SKYLARK OF VALERON
Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, 1949. First edition. One of 4958 copies printed. Hardcover. A very nearly fine copy in blue cloth with the spine title and rules gilt; in an illustrated dust jacket with minor nicks to the spine ends. Jacket art, frontispiece illustration, and chapter headings by A.J. Donnell. 
Inscribed to "my friend of old" (Dirce Archer--long-time fan and conventioneer) and twice SIGNED by the author, "Doc" Smith to the front endpaper. An attractive copy of the third volume (of four) in the Skylark series of interplanetary epics. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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12878 Smith, Evelyn E. THE PERFECT PLANET
New York: Avalon Books/Thomas Bouregy and Company, Inc., (1962).  B000FK5NSY First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint foxing to preliminaries, endmatter and upper page edges, lightly used, thus very good plus; in a very good only illustrated dust jacket with fading to spine panel, edgewear, short closed tears to lower front panel with associated creasing. 
Broadly satirical sf novel, Smith's first, about "a planet originally set up as a health farm for corpulent ladies which is recontacted after an interregnum of wars."--Tuck. Jacket design by Ed Emshwiller. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12879 Smith, Evelyn E. MISS MELVILLE RETURNS
New York: Donald I. Fine, Inc., (1987). 1556110154 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket that shows a trace of age-toning and slight fading to the spine panel. 
The second Miss Melville mystery from the author of MISS MELVILLE REGRETS. Assassin turned sleuth and now successful artist, Miss Susan Melville investigates the murder of a prominent artist who died while giving a speech. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12880 Smith, F. Hopkinson THE ARM-CHAIR AT THE INN
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912. B00085NM16 First edition, second state. Page 357 is numbered. Illustrations by A.I. Keller, Herbert Ward and the author, including tissue-guarded frontis. Hardcover. Vintage bookplate to pastedown, a few tiny pinholes to rear inner hinge, a whisper of crimping at the spine ends, thus a bright, sharp, very close to fine example, in jade-green decorative cloth with gilt and white lettering and decoration. 
A group of characters (thinly veiled portraits of Smith's friends) sit in the "Marmouset" dining room in the ancient Inn of William the Conqueror at Dives-sur-Mer in Normandy and spin tales and recount adventures. Completely charming, inside and out. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12881 Smith, George O. TROUBLED STAR
New York: Avalon Books, (1957). B0007F57PQ First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint foxing to page edges and endsheets, minor offsetting to endsheets, else fine, in orange-red cloth with black spine titles; in a very good dust jacket, faded to the spine panel, light edgeworn, with some mild foxing. Jacket art by Ric Binkley. 
"TV actor playing a space hero encounters real life aliens and must talk them out of wrecking the Solar System by turning Sol into a variable star to be an interstellar navigation beacon."--Tuck. Debuted in STARTLING STORIES, February 1953. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12882 Smith, George O. PATH OF UNREASON
Hicksville, New York: Gnome Press, Inc., (1958). B00005XO8Z First edition, first printing. 5000 copies printed, but only 3000 bound. Hardcover. Pages uniformly tanned, foxing to endsheets, thus very good plus, in grey boards with maroon spine lettering; in a worn, edge-nicked, rubbed, faintly foxed, and soiled very good dust jacket. Jacket by W.I. Van der Poel. 
"Top physicist seeks to explain the mysterious 'Lawson Radiation,' and it drives him crazy..or is he the victim of a plot?"--Tuck. "Novel-length expansion of 'The Kingdom of the Blind,' STARTLING, 7/47."--Owings and Chalker. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12883 Smith, Harold Frederick ELLEN SAWYER and J. FRED SMITH and their Family
Claremont, California: Privately Printed, 1965. B0007F3014 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in red cloth with gilt titles; no dust jacket issued. 
Slim octavo. [100] pages; indexed. Photographs. Biographical sketches and genealogical tables. The families settled in California in the late 1890s. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12884 Smith, Howard M. PRINCIPLES OF HOLOGRAPHY
New York/London/Sydney/Toronto: Wiley-Interscience/A Division of John Wiley & Sons, (1969). 0471803405 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth with silver titles to the spine; in a near fine very lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
A monograph that plainly explains and analyzes the history, theory, practice and applications of holography. 239 pages; figures; tables; diagrams; and index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12885 Smith, Jack GOD AND MR. GOMEZ
New York: Reader's Digest Press, 1974. 0883490390 First edition; fifth printing. Hardcover. Mild lean to the spine, else near fine; in a lightly shelfworn and age-toned illustrated dust jacket with a few insignificant nicks, a tiny tear, and partial fading to the spine lettering. 
The late L.A. Times columnist's enduringly popular spin on MR. BLANDINGS BUILD HIS DREAM HOUSE--Baja, California style. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12886 Smith, Janet L. PRACTICE TO DECEIVE
New York: Fawcett Columbine, (1992). 0449907449 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The second Annie MacPherson mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12887 Smith, Joan A MASCULINE ENDING
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1988). 0684189380 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A mystery introducing Loretta Lawson by the author of MURDER WILL SPEAK. "A feisty and original heroine."--P.D. James. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12888 Smith, Joan FULL STOP
New York: Fawcett Columbine, (1995). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Loretta Lawson mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12889 Smith, Joan MURDER WILL SPEAK
New York: St. Martin's, (1996). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Regency mystery. Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12890 Smith, John SKYTRAP
New York: W.W. Norton, (1983). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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12891 Smith, Joseph BIBLIOTHECA ANTI-QUAKERIANA; or, A Catalogue of Books Adverse to the Society of Friends...
New York: Kraus Reprint Co., 1968. Facsimile reprint. A fine copy in blue buckram with gilt-ruled panel and lettering to the spine. 
An annotated catalogue first published in 1873. 474 pages including an alphabetical list of authors plus a facsimile of a priced catalogue of Quaker material issued by Smith in 1883. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12892 Smith, Joseph ILLUSIONS OF CONFLICT: Anglo-American Diplomacy Toward Latin America, 1865-1896
Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, (1979). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy issued without dust jacket. 
A volume in the Pitt Latin American Series. 276 pages with notes and an index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12893 Smith, Julie LOUISIANA LAMENT
New York: A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2004). 0765305534 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A new book! 
A Talba Wallis Novel. "She has three names and two sets of clothes, four different professions, precious few scruples about breaking the law, and a perennially nagging mama."--Julie Smith. "Smith writes like jazz should sound."--Val McDermid. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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12894 Smith, Julie TOURIST TRAP
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1986). 0892961627 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket with art by Leslie Carbarga. 
A Rebecca Schwartz mystery inscribed to a noted book collector and dealer, SIGNED, and dated by the Edgar Award-winning author to the half-title page 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12895 Smith, Julie TOURIST TRAP
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1986). First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Very mild age-toning to the extremities, else a fine copy in white wraps. 
A Rebecca Schwartz mystery SIGNED by the Edgar Award-winning author on the half-title page. "Warmth, wit, and local color in a fast-moving story--with some neat twists and turns along the way."--Kirkus Reviews. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12896 Smith, Julie NEW ORLEANS BEAT
New York: Fawcett Columbine, (1994). 0449907430 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
A Skip Langdon mystery. "In some ways, Skip is my alter ego--the main way, I think, being the feeling we both have of being an alien in our hometowns. Then, too, I can't really deny having outlaw tendencies"--Julie Smith. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12897 Smith, L. Neil THE AMERICAN ZONE
New York: Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2001). 0312873697 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Sequel to THE PROBABLITY BROACH (1980), which continues the adventures of cross-time private detective Win Bear in the North American Confederacy, an alternate world that's supposed to be a libertarian, even anarchist Utopia."--PW. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12898 Smith, L. Neil THE CRYSTAL EMPIRE
(New York, New York): Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1986). 031294070X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild soiling to fore-edge, thus nearly fine, in black cloth with gilt spine titles; in a lightly age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by David B. Mattingly. 
"Alternate-world sf novel, a romance set in an Earth dominated by the Sino-Aztec and Saracen-Jewish empires. This was supposed to be a Bluejay Book but appeared from Tor. The copyright page has 'A Bluejay International Edition."'--Locus. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12899 Smith, L.J. HEART OF VALOR
New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, (1990). 002785618 First edition. Hardcover. Some glue residue to the covers (production flaw), else this is a fine copy in gilt-lettered maroon cloth over jade boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Young adult Arthurian fantasy, sequel to Smith's THE NIGHT OF THE SOLSTICE. From the author of THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, DARK VISIONS, SECRET CIRCLE and NIGHT WORLD series. A lovely copy. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12900 Smith, Lady Eleanor SATAN'S CIRCUS
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2004. 1553100743 First edition, first printing: one of five hundred copies issued. Introduction by Christopher Roden. Hardcover. New! Very fine, in chianti cloth with gilt spine lettering; in a like very fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting for the story ''Whittington's Cat'' by Paul Lowe. Frontisportrait of Smith from a drawing by William Acton. 
All of Smith's elegant and atmospheric supernatural stories collected for the first time. This augmented edition of the first U.S. edition (which added one story to the 1932 U.K. original), also includes "The Little Mermaid" and "No Ships Pass." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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