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13001 Spinrad, Norman SONGS FROM THE STARS
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1980). 0671253263 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Remainder symbol to lower page edges, else about fine, in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Mara McFee. 
"Spinrad is in top form with this one. A fine book, brilliantly written."--Roger Zelazny. "Good old-fashioned science fiction set free from its old-fashioned puritan taboos."--Walter M. Miller, Jr. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13002 Spinrad, Norman CHILD OF FORTUNE
New York: Bantam Books, (1985). 0553050893 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine; in a lightly shelfworn dust jacket with floral cover illustration by Yee Chea Lin. 
"A sublime comedy-an epic, an extended narrative in the heroic tradition with grandeur and sweep. It's a Homeric space voyage, a Joycean interstellar trip, a Huck Finn saga of humanity's next adventure. It's a literary masterpiece."-Timothy Leary. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13003 Spinrad, Norman LITTLE HEROES
Toronto/New York/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books, (1987). 0553052071 First edition, first printing. A Bantam Spectra Book. Hardcover. Fine, in yellow-lettered lilac cloth shelfback over sky-blue boards; in a lightly worn, near fine dust jacket. 
"The Spinrad of BUG JACK BARRON is back with a vengeance. LITTLE HEROES is ferocious and funny, street smart and heartfelt."--William Gibson. Rock-and-roll has lost its soul in this near-future tale of megacorporations that churn out synthesized hits. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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13004 Spinrad, Norman AGENT OF CHAOS
New York: Franklin Watts, 1988. 0531150720 First hardcover edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket that exhibits some rubbing and very faint age-toning. Wraparound jacket illustration by John Harris. 
Novel "of tyranny and rebellion" by the author of THE IRON DREAM, THE SOLARIANS, and BUG JACK BARRON. Spinrad's second book, originally issued as a Belmont paperback in 1967. With an introduction by Barry N. Malzberg. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13005 Spinrad, Norman AGENT OF CHAOS
New York: Franklin Watts, 1988. 0531150720 First hardcover edition. Hardcover. Very good plus: corners lightly bumped, page edges show some soiling; in a near fine, mildly rubbed illustrated dust jacket. Wraparound jacket illustration by John Harris. 
Spinrad's sophomore effort, first issued from Belmont as a paperback original, here reissued with a laudatory introduction by sf colleague Barry Malzberg. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13006 Spinrad, Norman THE CHILDREN OF HAMELIN
Houston: Tafford Publishing, Inc., (1991). 0962371238 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with vivid jacket painting by Kent Bash. Illustrated within in black-and-white drawings also by Bash. 
"Brutal yet lyrical, THE CHILDREN OF HAMELIN strips off the surface to expose the heart and guts of humanity."-- Philip Jose Farmer. Non-sf novel of reformed junkie Tom Hollander and his struggle to save his friends from a dangerous cult. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13007 Spinrad, Norman BUG JACK BARRON
New York: Walker and Company, (1969). B0006BZ1S4 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in turquoise boards with lime-green upper page-edge tint; black spine lettering; in a mildly age-toned and very lightly edgeworn, near fine, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Gaughan. 
The violent texture and profane language of this near-future fabulation rattled a few cages when originally released in 1969 in the UK publication, NEW WORLDS--leading, in fact to the banning of the magazine by one of Britain's largest news chains. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13008 Spinrad, Norman THE LAST HURRAH OF THE GOLDEN HORDE
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., (1970). First edition: Science Fiction Book Club issue. With the code 27L on page 211. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows some light rubbing. 
Eighteen stories from the author of BUG JACK BARRON. Includes "Carcinoma Angels, "The Age of Invention," and "It's a Bird! It's a Plane!," among others. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13009 Spiteris, Tony P. THE ART OF CYPRUS
(New York): Reynal and Company/William Morrow & Company, Inc., (1970). B0006CKERQ First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket and acetate protector; in the publisher's cardboard slipcase. Quarto. 207 pages. Translated from the French by Thomas Burton with 61 full-page color plates and 92 black-and-white illustrations. 
This magnificent volume is the first survey of Cypriotic art available in English. Objects include votive statues, painted pottery, sculptures, mosaics, jewelry, etc. Superb! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13010 Spitzer, Lyman, Jr. DIFFUSE MATTER IN SPACE
New York: Interscience Publishers, (1968). First edition. Hardcover. Faint hairline cracking to the outer front hinge (as usual with this binding), otherwise a near fine copy without dust jacket. 
Interscience Tracts on Physics and Astronomy Number 28. Small octavo. 262 pages including symbols and an index. Frontispiece. Bound in flexible boards. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13011 Spofford, Harriet Prescott THE MOONSTONE MASS And Others
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2000. 1553100085 First edition, limited to 500 copies. Hardcover. Very fine, in gilt-stamped claret-colored cloth, with red-on-red decorated endpapers; in illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Deborah McMilion-Nering. 
Third in Ash-Tree's "Grim Maids" series featuring neglected supernatural fiction by women. Spofford's 19th century weird tales and poems are herein rescued from o.p. oblivion by genre expert Jessica Amanda Salmonson, who provides a lengthy introduction. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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13012 Spragg, Mark THE FRUIT OF THE STONE
New York: Riverhead Books, 2002. 1573222232 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
"[THE FRUIT OF STONE] is full of smart troubled people, natural speech, wonderful, lyrical prose, and the great wide varied landscape of Wyoming, where good men and deep women play out their love-burdened lives."--Kent Haruf. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13013 Spread, Patrick A THEORY OF SUPPORT AND MONEY BARGAINING
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1984). 031279858x First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very mild rubbing to the shelf-edges, near fine in pebbed brown boards with gilt titles to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 
Originally presented as a doctoral thesis, Spread offers a comprehensive study with examples and conclusions on all types of bargaining from individuals to groups, organizations, and governments, and in politics. 331 pages; notes; bibliography; index. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13014 Sprechman, J.R. CARIBE
New York: Dutton, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Bumped upper corner tip, else a near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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13015 Springer, Nancy THE WHITE HART
New York: Pocket Books, (1979). First hardcover edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club, with the code J51 on page 186. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in a like illustrated dust jacket with wraparound jacket art by Mike Hinge. 
First book in "The Book of the Isle" trilogy, originally issued as a PBO from Pocket Books. In the Kingdom of Isle, where the Sun Kings reign with the power of the Book of the Suns, Hal and Alan are given a mission to save the kingdom from evil. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13016 Springer, Nancy THE BOOK OF VALE
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., (1983). First edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket art by Carl Lundgren. 
First omnibus appearance of the last two books of Springer's high-fantasy Book of Isle series: THE BLACK BEAST and THE GOLDEN SWAN. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13017 Springer, Nancy CHAINS OF GOLD
(London & Sydney): Macdonald, (1987). 0356148017 First U.K. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages uniformly tanned, as expected, else fine, as-new, in red-orange boards with gilt spine titling; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket by Tony Masero. 
A Lady of the sacred land of Catena is destined to wed the Summerking, who - after consummation - will be sacrificed. But the couple fall in love at first sight and flee the ceremony of sacrifice. Romantic fantasy written "with depth and subtlety."--PW. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13018 Sprinkle, Patricia Houck MURDER AT MARKHAM
New York: St. Martin's, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. The author's first novel. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13019 Sprott, Duncan THE PTOLEMIES
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2004. 1400041546 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Sprott's third historical novel is narrated by Thoth, the ibis-headed Egyptian God of writing and wisdom who watches as the rough and ready warriors of Egypt's ruling Ptolemy dynasty set about turning themselves into living gods. 
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13020 Spruill, Steven G. THE PARADOX PLANET
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney: Doubleday, (1988). 038524486X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in silver-lettered black cloth shelfback over grey boards; in a fine, if faintly age-toned, very lightly used, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Mick McGinty. 
SF space opera cum detective novel, third in the Kane and Pendrake series, and sequel to THE IMPERATOR PLOT and THE PSYCHOPATH PLAGUE. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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13021 Spyri, Johanna VINZI: A Story of the Swiss Alps
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, (1923). Fifth impression. Previous owner's faint Christmas inscription dated 1924 to front endpaper, corners lightly worn, edge of front panel lightly bumped, else very good plus, in decorated binding, with top edge gilt. 
The story of young Vinzi, an Alpine youth, and his love of music which runs counter to his father's plans for him to be a farmer. By the author of HEIDI. Illustrated with 8 color plates by Maria L. Kirk in the translation of Elisabeth P. Stork. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13022 Squire, Elizabeth Daniels KILL THE STRANGER
New York: St. Martin's, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. A newspaper mystery. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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13023 St. James, Bernard THE SEVEN DREAMERS
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., 1982. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a slightly rubbed dust jacket. 

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13024 St. Johns, Adela Rogers THE ROOT OF ALL EVIL
New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1940. First edition, first printing. In blue cloth with darker blue lettering and rules; pictorial dust jacket. Hardcover. Faint offsetting (from dust jacket flaps) to endsheets, owner's 1941-dated gift inscription to front free endsheet, else fine; in a lightly worn, mildly age-toned, price-clipped near fine dust jacket with a tiny sticker scar to upper rear flap. 
A tale of "yesterday's children" --the children of the war generation-- by the Los Angeles-born journalist and novelist, whose other books include FIELD OF HONOR and THE HONEYCOMB. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13025 St. Pierre, Mark MADONNA SWAIN: A Lakota Woman's Story
Norman and London: University of Oklahoma Press, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Octavo. 209 pages, notes, index, illustrated with photographs. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13026 St.Edmunds, Anne RED RIGHT RETURNING
New York: St. Martin's, (1996). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13027 St.James, Ian MONEY STONES
London: Heinemann, (1980). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 

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13028 Stabenow, Dana A FINE AND BITTER SNOW
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2002). 0312205481 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The twelfth in the Edgar Award-winning Alaskan mystery series featuring Aleutian detective Kate Shugak finds Kate fighting environmental drilling issues as well as fighting for Park Ranger Dan O'Brien's job and life. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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13029 Stabenow, Dana BREAKUP
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1997). 0399142509 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
SIGNED and dated 1998 to the title page, also SIGNED to an Alaskan scene bookplate to the purple front endpaper, and SIGNED a third time to the first blank page. In the sixth outing, Kate Shugak takes the role of clan leader from her Aleut grandmother. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13030 Stabenow, Dana NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY: A Liam Campbell Mystery
(New York): A Dutton Book, (2000). 0525945598 First edition, first printing. Proof. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The third book in her acclaimed Liam Campbell series by the Edgar Award-winning author. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13031 Stabenow, Dana NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY: A Liam Campbell Mystery
(New York): A Dutton Book, (2000). 0525945598 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in yellow wraps. 
The third book in her acclaimed Liam Campbell series by the Edgar Award-winning author. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13032 Stabenow, Dana PLAY WITH FIRE
New York: Berkley Prime Crime, (1995). 0425147177 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Joe Burleson. 
A Kate Shugak mystery by the Edgar Award-winning author of A COLD-BLOODED BUSINESS. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13033 Stabenow, Dana NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY: A Liam Campbell Mystery
(New York): A Dutton Book, (2000). 0525945598 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in yellow wraps. 
The third book in her acclaimed Liam Campbell series by the Edgar Award-winning author. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13034 Stabenow, Dana A GRAVE DENIED
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2003). 0312306814 First edition, first printing. Dated and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The thirteenth installment in the Edgar Award-winning Kate Shugak mystery series set in Alaska. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13035 Stabenow, Dana PREPARED FOR RAGE
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2008). 0312369735 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The action of Edgar-winner's stellar second venture into thriller territory, centers on the warm seas of the Florida coast near the Kennedy Space Center, where the latest space shuttle launch is to take place. The 16th Kate Shugate mystery. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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13036 Stabenow, Dana BLOOD WILL TELL
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1996). 0399141243 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Kate Shugak mystery. Dated and SIGNED by the Edgar Award-winning author to the title-page. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13037 Stabenow, Dana A TAINT IN THE BLOOD
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2004). 0312306830 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Alaskan native and Edgar Award-winning author of the Liam Campbell mystery series presents the fourteenth entry in her Alaskan mystery series featuring private eye Kate Shugak. This time out Kate looks into the secret past of a wealthy family. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13038 Stabenow, Dana A COLD-BLOODED BUSINESS
New York: Berkley Prime Crime, (1994). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Kate Shugak mystery by the Edgar Award winning author. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13039 Stableford, Brian THE OMEGA EXPEDITION
New York: TOR/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2002). 0765301695 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Very mild crimp to the crown of the spine, else near fine in yellow printed wraps. 
The sixth and concluding book in the future history series featuring Adam Zimmerman, a developer of the technology of emortality. The capstone of Stableford's future history from "one of the most inventive and original writers working today." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13040 Stacey, Tom DEADLINE
New York: St. Martin's, (1988). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13041 Stalin, Joseph THE OCTOBER REVOLUTION: A Collection of Articles and Speeches
New York: International Publishers, (1934). First edition in English. Hardcover. A band of offsetting from a bookmark on the verso of the front flyleaf and to the half-title, otherwise a near fine copy bound in maroon cloth in the uncommon dust jacket that is very slightly faded at the spine. 
A political analysis and evaluation of the principal periods and chief problems of the Russian Proletarian Revolution since November, 1917 by one of the major players. 168 pages, notes. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13042 Stallings, William ISDN AN INTRODUCTION
New York: Macmillan, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in illustrated boards without dust jacket as issued. 

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13043 Stallman, Robert THE ORPHAN
London: Kinnell, 1989. 1870532031 First hardcover edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Haunting jacket painting of the creature and the boy from the story by Don Maitz. 
The first book of the BOOK OF THE BEAST TRILOGY. In the rural midwest, a mysterious creature is locked in the form of a small boy who, as he matures, must wrestle with the conflict between his growing morals and the beast within. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13044 Stallman, Robert THE CAPTIVE
London: Kinnell, 1989. 1870532066 First hardcover edition. Hardcover. Pages lightly tanned, else fine; in an illustrated dust jacket. Scarily beautiful jacket painting of a small girl beast riding the beast--by Don Maitz. 
The second in THE BOOK OF THE BEAST trilogy. The continuing saga of the beast, now within a young man, as he seeks a new beginning after the events in THE ORPHAN. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13045 Stallman, Robert THE BEAST
London: Kinnell, 1990. 1870532074 First hardcover edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Don Maitz. 
The third and final entry in THE BOOK OF THE BEAST trilogy that began with THE ORPHAN and THE CAPTIVE. When the beast meets one of his own kind, he learns of his place in the universe and how to take the Great Leap to another plane of existence. 
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13046 Stampp, Kenneth M. AMERICA IN 1857: A Nation On The Brink
New York: Oxford University Press, 1990. 0195039025 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 388 pages including notes and an index. Includes the closure of the banks, the urban gangs, the Mormons. 
An account of the eventful year and all the major crises. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13047 Standiford, Les DEAL WITH THE DEAD
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2001). 0399147047 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. SIGNED and dated by the author to the title-page. Proof. Fine in pictorial wraps. 
The award-winning author "...endows his sixth Deal adventure with a gloriously labyrinthine plot, Arthurian characters and Gatsbyesque atmospherics, proving once more that he is a master of crime fiction"-- Publishers Weekly. 
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13048 Standiford, Les BONE KEY
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2002). 0399148744 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
The past and the present collide in this John Deal novel by the "unassailable new kingpin of the South Florida crime novel."--James Ellroy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13049 Standiford, Les DONE DEAL
(New York): HarperCollinsPublishers, (1993). 0060177314 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The first Johnny Deal thriller finds the former college ballplayer involved in a murder and a South Florida scheme to bring Major League Baseball to Miami. "DONE DEAL is fast, rude, and a wonderful read. It kept me up all night..."--William Kittredge. 
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13050 Standiford, Les BONE KEY
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2002). 0399148744 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The past and the present collide in this John Deal novel by the "unassailable new kingpin of the South Florida crime novel."--James Ellroy. 
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13051 Standish, Burt L. DICK MERRIWELL'S REVENGE
New York: Street & Sim th Corporation, Publishers: [1925]. Large paperbound format. The Merriwell Series #82. Mild reader's crease and pinhole to front cover, very shallow chipping at lower edge rear cover, tanning to pages and covers, as expected, else an about near fine copy, in color-illustrated wraps. 
Quite nice example of this unusual title in the series--the cheap production and fragility of the paper renders these editions particularly vulnerable to the ravages of time. Cover art shows two fencers in full gear battling on a deserted landscape. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13052 Stanfield, J. Ron ECONOMIC THOUGHT AND SOCIAL CHANGE
Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, (1979). 0809309149 First edition. Hardcover. Very minor wear to the extremities and one tiny spot to the upper edge, else near fine in red cloth with black titles to the spine; in a like dust jacket with mild age-toning and a few chips to the edges. 
Stanfield calls for economists to shift their attention from formal theory to historical theory of society, arguing that social change is the major weakness of orthodox economic thought. 194 pages; notes, index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13053 Stanford, Ann THE WHITE BIRD
Denver: Allan Swallow, 1949. First edition. One of 350 copies printed. Hardcover. Various degrees of offsetting to the endpapers (as expected), else a near fine copy in red boards lettered in pale white; in a tanned dust jacket with minor chipping to the upper front panel. 
Second collection of verse from the award-winning California poet. This copy has been inscribed and SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13054 Stanford, Derek CRITICS OF THE 'NINETIES
London: John Baker, (1970). 212983784 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Frontispiece portrait of Oscar Wilde. 
Stanford crowns his trilogy (this volume preceded by POETS OF THE 'NINETIES and STORIES OF THE 'NINETIES) with this tempting selection from among the most acute and entertaining English critics of all time: Wilde, Pater, Beerbohm, Yeats, Symons, more. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13055 Stanford, Derek CRITICS OF THE 'NINETIES
New York: Roy Publishers Inc., (1970). 212983784 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in olive boards with silver spine stamping, red-pink upper-page-edge tint; in a nearly fine dust jacket that shows just a whisper of rubbing, a hint of soiling. 244 pages, frontispiece a photograph of Oscar Wilde. 
A study of the critics of the 1890's that shaped the English literature of the time. Included in this survey are Oscar Wilde, John Addington Symonds, W.B. Yeats, Max Beerbohm, and others, with each chapter including a biography and critical samples. 
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13056 Stanford, Don THE RICE OF AFFECTION
London: Robert Hale & Co., (1969). First edition. Hardcover. H.N. Swanson Literary Agency stamp on rear pastedown, else fine in colorful illustrated dust jacket with a hint of shelf wear and a suggestion of age-toning. 
Author's first novel tells the story of Hannah Payne, a small-town schoolteacher searching a war-ravaged tropical country for her only male friend, a Foreign Service officer who is missing. 
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13057 Staniland, Martin AMERICAN INTELLECTUALS AND AFRICAN NATIONALISTS, 1955-1970
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, (1991). 0300048386 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 310 pages; bibliography; and index. 
The professor of public and international affairs analyzes the American print media to identify value assessments and interpretations of Africa, and illuminates how different ideologies can distort the view of another culture. 
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13058 Stanley, Chuck OREGON HIGHROAD
(New York, NY): Arcadia House, (1953). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in red cloth with black spine titles; in a near fine, lightly shelfworn illustrated dust jacket. 
Another scarce western novel from Arcadia House. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13059 Stanley, Chuck HORSE HEAVEN
(New York): Arcadia House, (1954). First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Endpapers lightly offset, narrow strip of glue residue (from former jacket protector) on lower edges of endpapers, else a near fine copy in a mildly faded dust jacket with very superficial creasing to front panel and mild smearing to ink register. 
Relatively scarce Western from Arcadia House. Pictorial jacket. Withal, quite a nice copy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13060 Stanley, John JOHN STANLEY'S CREATURE FEATURES MOVIE GUIDE STRIKES AGAIN: An A to Z Encyclopedia to the Cinema of the Fantastic, or, Is There a Mad Doctor/Dentist in the House?
Pacifica, Ca.: Creatures At Large Press, (1994). 0940064103 Fourth Revised edition: Deluxe Hardcover edition; limited to 1,000 numbered, SIGNED copies. Hardcover. Fine in green linen with red titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket with a front panel illustration by Kenn Davis depicting Frankenstein and an assortment of other film creatures posing for Oscar-award photos. Lacks the slipcase. 
This copy is SIGNED and inscribed by the author with the salutation: "Horrors looking at you, kid!" Chockful of stills (230) and illustrations by Kenn Davis. Includes a synopsis, date, credits and comments for 5,614 feature films and TV features. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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13061 Stansberry, Domenic THE LAST DAYS OF IL DUCE
Sag Harbor, New York: The Permanent Press, (1998). 1579620043 First edition. Second state binding of gold boards and end-papers. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Edgar Award nominee. Set in the old Italian neighborhood of North Beach in San Francisco. "A murky, moody slice of noir"--Kirkus Reviews. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13062 Stanton, Paul VILLAGE OF STARS
New York: M.S. Mill Company and William Morrow & Company, 1960. B0006AWM5U First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Light foxing to page edges, endsheets, covers, thus very good, in white-lettered red cloth shelfback over gray boards; in a foxed, worn, very good only dust jacket with an area of dampstain to rear panel. Jacket by Charles Geer. 
By David Beaty under pseudonym. A FAILSAFE type atomic-age thriller about a K6 nuclear bomb aboard a British jet on patrol over the Black Sea--the bomb is activated, but then when the all-clear order is given, fails to de-activate. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13063 Stanwood, Brooks THE GLOW
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1979). 0070608792 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows some minor age-toning. 
In the spirit of ROSEMARY'S BABY, this is the tale of a young couple living in Manhattan who are drawn into a nightmare. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13064 Stanwood, Donald THE SEVENTH ROYALE
New York: Atheneum, 1987. 0689114494 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fresh, fine, bright, as-new copy; in gilt-stamped black cloth shelfback over brown, blind-stamped boards; with pinky-red top-edge tint; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket with just a hint of age-toning to flaps. 
"A gem. It's what so many thrillers try to be: elegant, sophisticated and intelligent...The structure is fascinating, the characters are engaging, and the atmosphere of pre-World War II Germany is beautifully evoked."--T. Jefferson Parker. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13065 Stapleton, Lara and Gonzalez, Veronica, editors JUNCTURE: 25 Very Good Stories and 12 Excellent Drawings
(Brooklyn, N.Y.): Soft Skull Press, (2003). 1887128913 First edition, first printing: Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. New. Fine in wraps. SIGNED by the author Mark Von Shiegelland and by the editor/author Veronica Gonzalez to the title-page. 
A collection of ultra-current American prose that reflects not only contemporary literary experimentation (science fiction, rhythmic prose, absurdism) but also reflects American life with all of its cultural hybridizations. Jonathan Lethem contributes. 
Price: 18.95 USD
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13066 Stapleton, Tom BLUE NOTE
(United States): AuthorHouse, (2004). 1418440019 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine, in illustrated wraps. 
Los Angeles-set mystery, SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Price: 16.95 USD
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13067 Stapp, Henry P. MIND, MATTER, AND QUANTUM MECHANICS
New York/Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, (1993). 0387562893 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Former owner's embossed stamp to half-title page, "p26' neatly written in ink to the title page, else fine, tight and clean book in illustrated boards; without dust jacket, as issued. 
Octavo. A major collection of papers by one of the best known exponents of the puzzles and implications of quantum theory. 248 pages; glossary; and index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13068 Star, Nancy UP NEXT: A May Morrison Mystery
New York: Pocket Books, (1998). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Review copy with publisher's folded promotional sheet laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13069 Starn, Randolph CONTRARY COMMONWEALTH: The Theme of Exile in Medieval and Renaissance Italy
Berkeley, University of California Press, (1982). 0520046153 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly rubbed illustrated dust jacket. 207 pages, eighteen b&w plates, two tables, two maps, notes, and an index. 
Traces the previously unwritten history of a "contrary commonwealth" of exile from Italy's open and collective resistance during the Middle Ages and to its eventual submission to Renaissance regimes that led up to the modern state. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13070 Starobin, Joseph PARIS TO PEKING
New York: Cameron Associates, Inc., (1955). First edition. Hardcover. Former owner's rubber-stamping to the front pastedown (hidden behind the dust jacket flap), pages tanning, as expected, minor rubbing to the spine ends, else a very good plus copy; in a near fine dust jacket. 280 pages; bibliography. 
Illustrated with a woodcut frontispiece, six full page woodcuts following chapter five and small woodcuts signifying each chapter's end. A literary account expressing the views of a westerner living and traveling in Germany, France, Italy and China. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13071 Starr, Jason LIGHTS OUT
(London): (Orion Books), (2006). 0752873482 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very fine in a very fine dust jacket. A new book! 
"A razor sharp crime novel" featuring Ryan Rossetti and Jake Thomas, two Major League-bound rivals. "Jason Starr is a leader of the new noir movement."--George P. Pelecanos. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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13072 Starr, Jason HARD FEELINGS
New York: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, (2002). 0375727094 First edition: Trade Paperback Original: Uncorrected Proof copy. Trade Paperback. Fine in printed wraps. 
A dark and gritty debut novel featuring Richie Segal "..an ordinary guy capable of things that even he couldn't have imagined." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13073 Starrett, Vincent PERSONS FROM PORLOCK
Chicago: The Bookfellows, 1923. First edition, limited to 300 copies SIGNED by Starrett. Fine in string-tied wraps. 16 page booklet. With an introduction by George Steele Seymour. 
The bookman/Sherlockian riffs amusingly on the infamous interruption Coleridge suffered while composing "Kubla Khan." First published in Reedy's Mirror of December, 1919, it is here offered in an attractively understated fine press production. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13074 Starrett, Vincent; Machen, Arthur; introduction by Michael Murphy STARRETT VS. MACHEN: A Record of Discovery and Correspondence
St. Louis, Missouri: Autolycus Press, (1977). B0006WVDMQ First edition, first printing: limited to 500 numbered copies, SIGNED by introducer Murphy. Hardcover. Fine, in leather shelfback stamped in black over cream boards decorated with facsimile letter; no dust jacket, as issued. Illustrated with photo-portraits and drawings. 
Record of the relationship between the eccentric British author and his American champion--their correspondence, chummy for a decade, ceases when Machen is convinced that Starrett has been involved in pirating his work. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13075 Starrett, Vincent; Machen, Arthur; introduction by Michael Murphy STARRETT VS. MACHEN: A Record of Discovery and Correspondence
St. Louis, Missouri: Autolycus Press, (1977). B0006WVDMQ First edition, first printing: limited to 500 numbered copies. This is an unnumbered copy. Hardcover. Fine, in leather shelfback stamped in black over cream boards decorated with facsimile letter; no dust jacket, as issued. Illustrated with photo-portraits and drawings. 
Collection of grateful letters from Machen to his chief U.S. booster Starrett, starting in 1915 and abruptly ceasing in 1924 when Machen accused Starrett of pirating his work; documents in the battle between Knopf and Covici-McGee over the alleged piracy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13076 Starzhinskii, V.M. APPLIED METHODS IN THE THEORY OF NONLINEAR OSCILLATIONS
Moscow: Mir Publishers, (1980). First edition in English. Hardcover. Red remainder dot to the lower page edges, else near fine in cream cloth; in a near fine very lightly rubbed and shelf-worn dust jacket with short creases and a tiny chip to the lower corners. 
Methods of analyzing essentially non-linear autonomous systems of ordinary differential equations are studied with discussions, applications and examples. Translated from the Russian and revised by V.I. Kisin. 263 pages; references; and subject index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13077 Stasheff, Christopher THE WARLOCK ENLARGED
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., [1986]. Science Fiction Book Club Edition: jacket code #01158. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Walter Velez. 
Omnibus edition of KING KOBOLD REVILED; THE WARLOCK UNLOCKED; THE WARLOCK ENRAGED. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13078 Stasheff, Christopher TO THE MAGIC BORN
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., [1986]. B00070R40C First edition: Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Jacket code #01247. Hardcover. Fine, in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Walter Velez. The jacket shows just a hint of edgewear. 
Omnibus edition of the first two books in the Warlock series: ESCAPE VELOCITY and THE WARLOCK IN SPITE OF HIMSELF. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13079 Stasheff, Christopher THE WARLOCK'S NIGHT OUT
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., [1988]. B000GQ3UUU First edition thus: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Jacket code, 13750. Hardcover. Near fine with a tiny dot of stain to the page fore-edges; in a faintly age-toned dust jacket. Jacket painting by Walter Velez. 
Omnibus gathering of THE WARLOCK WANDERING and THE WARLOCK IS MISSING, two full-length adventures in the ongoing chronicles of Rod Gallowglass, warlock, and his bewitching wife, Gwen. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13080 Steadman, Ralph SCAR STRANGLED BANGER
Massachusetts. Salem House Publishers, (1988). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Slightly splayed boards, owner's small address label and date in ink to front pastedown, else fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
One of the worlds foremost satirical artists turns his attentions to the U.S., in this collection of paintings and drawings in color and b&w, gleefully satirizing all aspects of life in modern America with his razor-sharp pen and even sharper wit. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13081 Stearns, Monroe THE STORY OF NEW ENGLAND
New York: Random House, (1967). B0006BQXW2 First edition. A volume in the Landmark Giant series. Quarto. Hardcover. Light offsetting to the front free endpaper, and mild wear to the shelf edges, else near fine in photo-pictorial covers; in a matching illustrated dust jacket with a faint crease to the lower front panel. 179 pages, some important dates, and an index. 
The history of New England described and illustrated with photographs, illustrations, and maps by artists including Paul Revere, John Singleton Copley, Gilbert Stuart, Winslow Homer, and many others, with b&w photograph endpapers and frontispiece. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13082 Stebel, S.L. THE VOROVICH AFFAIR
New York: A Richard Seaver Book/The Viking Press, (1975). 0670747904 First edition, first printing. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in fuchsia and silver-lettered black cloth shelfback over blue boards; in a near fine, price-clipped, lightly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 
"Crime novel entertainment about a middle-aged Federal narc on a drug bust near the Mexican border who falls for a much younger female mule, or drug carrier...a brilliant editor (Richard Seaver) helped me sort it all out."--Stebel, from his site. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13083 Stebel, S.L. SPRING THAW
New York: Walker and Company, (1989). 0802710689 First edition. Afterword by Ray Bradbury. Hardcover. A fine, fresh copy in a mildly age-toned dust jacket that bears the publisher's oval promotional label reproducing a rave critical blurb from Publishers Weekly. 
"SPRING THAW has a vigorous moral relevance, and its fablelike tale of love, betrayal, and redemption echoes with conviction."--Lawrence Thornton. This copy inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the half-title. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13084 Stebel, S.L. SPRING THAW
New York: Walker and Company, (1989). 0802710689 First edition. Afterword by Ray Bradbury. Hardcover. A fine, fresh copy in a mildly age-toned dust jacket that bears the publisher's oval promotional label reproducing a rave critical blurb from Publishers Weekly. 
The novelist (THE COLLABORATOR, etc.) and screenwriter's (PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK, etc.) literary adventure-fantasy set in the frozen Arctic wastes. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13085 Sted, Richard THEY ALL BLEED RED
New York: An Inner Sanctum Mystery published by Simon and Schuster, 1954. B0006ATY4W First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages uniformly tanned, as expected, bumping to corner tips, thus very good, in yellow composition binding with black lettering and devices; very good dust jacket: shallow nicking, light wear, a few tiny chips, edge tears, pale dampstains, mild creasing. 
First and only mystery by the free-lance journalist, who here draws his characters and action from the little-known newspaper department known as circulation--in which Sted accumlated some work experience "at odd moments in a crowded life." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13086 Steed, Neville TINPLATE
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Light tanning that is common to U.K. paper, else a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Peter Marklin mystery. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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13087 Steed, Neville TINPLATE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1987). First U.S. edition: Advance Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in printed wraps, with publisher's review slip tipped into front cover verso. 
The first Peter Marklin mystery in its U.S. premiere. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13088 Steed, Neville DIE-CAST
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1988). 0312014201 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows a hint of age-toning. 
The second Peter Marklin mystery from the author of WIND-UP and TINPLATE. The lover of a retired, but still beautiful Hollywood actress living in England is murdered and Peter is on the case. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13089 Steel, Kurt MURDER GOES TO COLLEGE
Indianapolis/New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, (1936). B0006ANCKY First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild spine slant, faint spine crease, else bright, fresh, fine; in tan cloth with red lettering, red top-edge tint; lacking dust jacket. 
Hank Hyer mystery by the author of MURDER IN G-SHARP. Title was used for a 1937 film with Lynne Overman as detective Hyer and Roscoe Karns as Sim Perkins. The book is also cited as the basis for another 1937 film, PARTNERS IN CRIME, with the same duo! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13090 Steele, Timothy SAPPHICS AGAINST ANGER And Other Poems
New York: Random House, (1986). 0394558030 First edition, first printing. This copy of the poet's second book inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine, in black cloth with blind rules to front cover, silver stamping to spine; in a mildly age-toned color photo pictorial dust jacket. 
"Anyone who wants to know the best in contemporary poetry can't do better than start with Timothy Steele."--X.J. Kennedy. "One of the very best young poets now writing."--Richard Wilbur. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13091 Steelman, Robert J. THE GALVANIZED REB
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1977. 0385130112 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. A Double D Western. Hardcover. A fine, bright, tight, virtually as-new copy, in a mildly age-toned, otherwise fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
David Chantry renounces his family and the rebel cause, all the while working as a Confederate spy to undermine the Union Army by stirring up the Oglala Sioux against the North. Sweet copy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13092 Steelman, Robert J. THE MAN THEY HANGED
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1980). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket with one 1-inch closed edge tear to rear panel, light shelf wear--especially to spine tail, and some age-toning to rear panel and flaps. 
Inscribed to the author's son, dated and SIGNED by Steelman on the front free endpaper. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13093 Steen, Lynn Arthur, editor MATHEMATICS TODAY: Twelve Informal Essays
New York: Springer-Verlag, (1978). 0387903054 First edition. Hardcover. Very short tear to upper edge of front endpaper, else very good plus in deep-orange boards; in a very good plus slightly shelfworn dust jacket with chips to the lower spine end and short tears to the shelf-edges. 
A collection of twelve essays by fifteen mathematicians are presented to convey to the intelligent non-mathematician something of nature, development, and use of mathematical concepts--particularly those applied to scientific research. 367 pages; index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13094 Stefanik, Richard Michaels STORY DESIGN: Creating Popular Hollywood Movies
(Washington, D.C.): (RMS Productions), (2004). 1882373030 First edition, first printing: Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Upper corner and lower rear shelf-edge lightly bumped, near fine, tight and clean in blue printed wraps. 
A workbook and guide that drafts original stories into high concept screenplays, with development writing assignments at the end of each chapter. Selected by the Writer's Guild of America Mentor's program. 149 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13095 Stegner, Wallace THE SOUND OF MOUNTAIN WATER
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1969. 0385071388 First edition, second issue with the corrected copyright page. Colberg A20.1.b. Hardcover. Near fine with mild rubbing to the spine ends; in a price-clipped and mildly age-toned, near fine dust jacket with a small half-circle stain to the lower rear panel. 
Collection of essays, memoirs, letters, and speeches that offer part autiobiography, part travelogue, part literary analysis, and part social history, highlighting the late distinguished writer's love for the American West. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13096 Stegner, Wallace; Morris, Wright; Doig, Ivan A LAND FAIR AND BRIGHT: Growing Up in the American West
New York: Book-of-the-Month Club, (1993). First edition. ''Specially created by the Book-of-the-Month Club.'' Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Cover illustration: ''Spring Tryout'' by Thomas Hart Benton. Introduction by T.H. Watkins. 
Handsome omnibus issue of this trio of distinguished Western works. "...three measures of the western experience, each of them rendered in prose that is as sinewy and evocative as anything produced by an American writer of this century."--T.H. Watkins. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13097 Steiber, Ellen A RUMOR OF GEMS
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2005). 0312858795 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Kazushiko Sano. 
"Gods, shape-shifting tricksters, and mortal lovers...in a contemporary setting at once strange and familiar. Fans of urban fantasy--and gem lovers everywhere--will enjoy it."--Jacqueline Carey. "Compelling and original."--Gregory Frost. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13098 Steig, Jeanne; pictures by William Steig CONSIDER THE LEMMING
New York: Michael di Capua Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1988). 0374315361 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, bright, as-new, in black-lettered orange cloth shelfback over green boards; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket that shows some minor offsetting, age-toning. 
Jeanne Steig's collection of verse takes a light-footed stroll through the animal kingdom, some of the beasts are lovable, some are decidedly not. All are briskly represented in William Steig's drawings. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13099 Steig, William TIFFY DOOFKY
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1978). 0374375429 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in bright apple-green cloth with gilt spine stamping; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket with a tiny remainder mark and mild fading to spine panel. 
Steig's irresistible picturebook tale of a dog garbage collector who finds true love only when he stops looking for it. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13100 Steig, William GORKY RISES
New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, (1980). 0374327521 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint age-toning to the borders of the front and rear innner hinges, as usual, else near fine in blue linen with silver titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with a trace of rub-wear to the spine ends and tips of corners. Quarto. 
The Caldecott and Newbery Award-winning author/ illustrator endears us to a frog-boy who in this captivating story, makes a magic potion (mostly concocted from his mother's perfume) and floats away on a day's adventure. Charming water-colored drawings. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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