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13101 Steinberg, Noah GODS' DUST
New York: Combo Press, Inc., 1939. B000G1ILFE First edition, first printing. Illustrations by a variety of artists, including George Grosz, S. Witkewitz, Enrico Glicenstein. Hardcover. Near fine: a few tiny dots of stain to fore and upper-page-edges, a few tiny areas of pale stain to cover; in bright purple cloth with gilt spine stamping, blind-debossed rules to front; in a heavily rubbed, soiled, edge-nicked, very good only dust jacket 
"A portrait of the life of the Jews in America....His Goldenheimer to me is as living as Turgenev's Bazaroff or Shakespeare's Hamlet...the author, a Russia Jew, is first of all a poet, and like all true poets, a rebel."--Tom Cannon. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13102 Steinbrunner, Chris and Otto Penzler, editors-in-chief ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MYSTERY AND DETECTION
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1976). 0070611211 Book club edition. Hardcover. Some light soiling and the usual tanning to the page edges, else this is a near fine copy; in an age-toned dust jacket with a few edge tears and creases. Quarto. 436 pages. 
Absolutely essential (and delightfully readable) reference source to all things criminous in fiction, film, radio and television; features author checklists, filmographies, detective bios, etc. Illustrated with b&w photos. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13103 Steiner, Peter A FRENCH COUNTRY MURDER
New York: Thomas Dunne Book/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2003). 0312306873 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Upper and lower spine edges very mildly crimped, else near fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"This is a fantastic novel, at once a gripping political thriller, a complex mystery tale, and a wise and penetrating look at ambition, duty, and lost illusions. [Steiner] superbly evokes France, Washington, and international relations."--David Brooks. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13104 Steiner, Stan FUSANG: The Chinese Who Built America
New York: Harper & Row, (1979). First edition Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket with a short edge-tear. 
A History and cultural study of Chinese Americans. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13105 Stella, Charlie CHEAPSKATES
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, (2005). 0786714794 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The playwright and New Jersey crime novelist offers another offbeat mystery, this time featuring an innocent, na´ve black bus driver, who is now an ex-con, back on the street, trying to be honorable, and soon in the middle of breath-taking trouble. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13106 Stella, Charlie JIMMY BENCH-PRESS
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, [2002]. 0786710578 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in red printed wraps. 
An unnerving excursion into the underworld of wiseguys and crime lords by the author of EDDIE'S WORLD. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13107 Stellman, Louis J. MOTHER LODE: The Story of California's Gold Rush
San Francisco, California: Harr Wagner Publishing Company, (1939). Second printing; so stated on copyright page. Hardcover. ''Review copy'' stamped to title-page, else near fine, in marigold binding with black lettering to front cover and spine; in a very good dust jacket, with minor nicking, light wear, areas of age-darkening and soiling, price scratched out on front flap. 
By the author of the historical novel, PORT O' GOLD. Illustrated with photographs by the author. Cover design and decorations by Paul Rockwood. 304 pages, including index. Pictorial endsheets. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13108 Stemple, Adam STEWARD OF SONG
New York: TOR/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, 2008. 0765316307 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In this SINGER OF SOULS sequel, American musician Douglas Stewart has imprisoned his former mistress, the evil but beautiful former queen Aine, and now rules the Daoine Sidhe. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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13109 Stendhal MEMOIRS OF AN EGOTIST (Souvenirs de'Egotisme)
New York: Horizon Press, 1975. 0818002247 First edition thus, first printing: Translated, with an introduction and notes by David Ellis. Hardcover. Fine, in black cloth with gilt spine lettering; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket that shows a sticker ghost to front flap, hint of fading to spine panel. 
Written when Stendahl was 49, this shrewd and witty memoir by the author of THE RED AND THE BLACK and THE CHARTERHOUSE OF PARMA chronicles the ups and downs of Stendahl's life in Paris while he was struggling to earn his living as a writer. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13110 Stenholm, Stig, compiler LASERS IN APPLIED AND FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH
Bristol and Boston: Adam Hilger Ltd., (1985). First edition. Trade Paperback. Embossed ownership seal of physicist Daniel Deutsch; the introduction and a later chapter have been underlined, neatly, in red, otherwise this is a near fine copy in stiff wraps with minor creasing. 
The contributions in the volume were first published as review articles in "Reports in Progress in Physics." Trade paperback. 273 pages, references. Figures and equations. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13111 Stephen, Leslie HOURS IN A LIBRARY
London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1892-1899. New edition, revised with additions. In three volumes. Bound in original uniform brown cloth with gilt titles and decoration. Hardcover. Volume I has the front and rear hinges cracked and minor shelfwear, otherwise is very good plus; aside from mild foxing to the endsheets, Volumes II and III are very nearly fine, and appear unread. Crown octavo. Pages 376; 376; 368;8 (advertisements). 
A collection of essays on major literary authors and their works by Sir Leslie Stephen, English author and the first serious critic of the novel. Virginia Woolf was the younger of his two daughters by his second wife, Julia Jackson. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13112 Stephens, James JULIA ELIZABETH: A Comedy In One Act
New York: Crosby Gaige, 1929. First edition. Minor rubbing to tips of corners otherwise near fine. 
One of 861 numbered copies SIGNED by Stephens. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13113 Stephenson, Neal THE DIAMOND AGE
New York: Bantam Books, (1995). 0553096095 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Bruce Jensen. 
Hugo-winning novel from the innovative author of the cyperpunk/virtual reality landmark, SNOW CRASH and the Hugo-nominated CRYTONOMICON. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13114 Stephenson, Neal THE SYSTEM OF THE WORLD: Volume III of The Baroque Cycle
(New York, NY): William Morrow/An imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, (2004). 0060599359 First signed, limited edition: one of 1000 specially bound, deluxe, numbered copies SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine, new, in full marigold cloth with gilt stamping, housed in a marigold cloth slipcase, with satin ribbon-pull and cut-out window revealing gilt vignette on the front cover. Map decorated-endsheets. Still in publisher's printed shipping carton. 
"The colossal and impressive third volume (after QUICKSILVER and THE CONFUSION) of Stephenson's magisterial exploration of the origins of the modern world in the scientific revolution of the baroque era begins in 1714."--PW. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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13115 Stephenson, Neal ANATHEM
(New York, NY): William Morrow/An imprint of HarperCollins Pub., (2008). 0061474096 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Nearly fine; in a near fine dust jacket with mild crimping to the lower spine. 
In this follow-up to his historical Baroque Cycle trilogy, Stephenson conjures a far-future Earth-like planet Arbre, where scientists, philosophers and mathematicians--a religious order unto themselves--have been cloistered behind concent (convent) walls. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13116 Stephenson, Neal ANATHEM
(New York, NY): William Morrow/An imprint of HarperCollins Pub., (2008). 0061474096 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. New, fresh from the publisher! 
In this follow-up to his historical Baroque Cycle trilogy, Stephenson conjures a far-future Earth-like planet Arbre, where scientists, philosophers and mathematicians--a religious order unto themselves--have been cloistered behind concent (convent) walls. 
Price: 29.95 USD
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13117 Stephenson, Neal QUICKSILVER
(New York, N.Y.): William Morrow/an imprint of HarperCollins, (2003). 0380977427 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. 
Volume One of the Baroque Cycle. "An astonishing achievement."--The Telegraph. "Something like a Restoration-era GRAVITY'S RAINBOW."--The Guardian. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13118 Stephenson, Neal QUICKSILVER
(New York, N.Y.): William Morrow/HarperCollinsPublishers, (2003). 0060599332 First edition, limited issue: one of 1000 numbered copies SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine, as new, bound in gray cloth with silver debossed lettering and decoration, map-decorated endsheets; housed in a matching cloth slipcase with die-cut window revealing the decoration on the front cover of the binding, satin ribbon-marker. 927 pages. 
Splendid deluxe edition of Volume I in Stephenson's extravagantly praised Baroque Cycle. Still in publisher's original shipping carton! 
Price: 200.00 USD
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13119 Stephenson, Neal THE SYSTEM OF THE WORLD
London: William Heinemann, (2004). 0434011770 First U.K. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Handy map endpapers, with magnified detail maps of both Fleet prison and the Tower of London. Third in historical-fantasy master's magisterial exploration of the origins of the modern world in the scientific revolution of the baroque era begins in 1714. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13120 Sterling, Bruce CRYSTAL EXPRESS
(Sauk City, Wisconsin): Arkham House Publishers, Inc., (1989). 0870541587 First edition, first printing. 4,231 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
This collection gathers twelve tales: divided into three groups: Five fall into Sterling's "Shaper/Mechanist" coterie of tales; three are science fiction; and four tales are fantasy. Illustrated by Rick Lieder. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13121 Sterling, Bruce HEAVY WEATHER
New York: Bantam Books, (1994). 0553093932 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
From the author of ZEITGEIST and co-author with William Gibson of THE DIFFERENCE ENGINE. This is the story of a rebellious group of storm-chasers in an ecologically bleak future. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13122 Sterling, Bruce HEAVY WEATHER
New York: Bantam Books, (1994). 0553093932 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
Novel from the "globally minded" (Clute and Nicholls) cyberpunk and steampunk pioneer, author of ISLANDS IN THE NET, INVOLUTION OCEAN, and co-author with William Gibson of THE DIFFERENCE ENGINE. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13123 Sterling, Bruce DISTRACTION
New York: Bantam Books, (1998). 0553104845 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in an illustrated dust jacket. 
Another darkly comic vision of a future-America from the popular author of HOLY FIRE and ZEITGEIST. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13124 Sternberg, Jacques FUTURE WITHOUT FUTURE
New York: The Seabury Press, (1973). 0816491704 First English edition. Hardcover. Near fine in grey cloth, pages lightly tanned; in an illustrated dust jacket. 
Ten short works from "The Moliere of science fiction." Includes the novella "Fin de Siecle." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13125 Sterner, Jerry OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY: The Ultimate Seduction
(New York, N.Y.): Applause Theatre Book Publishers, (1990). 1557830622 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine, if faintly age-toned, dust jacket. 
"The best new play I've run across all season."--Douglas Watt. "Funny, serious, suspenseful, involving, disturbing, and above all, expertly crafted."--John Simon. Best Off-Broadway Play of 1989, Outer Critics Circle. Filmed with Danny de Vito. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13126 Stevens, Lester SINNER'S TRAP
[no place]. An Original Compass Line Novel, (1966). First edition, first printing: paperback original. CL 137. Mass market paperback. Fine, an unread copy in illustrated wraps, and scarce thus, as the production materials are not of the highest quality. Cover notes: ''Adults Only. Sale to Minors Forbidden.'' 
PBO sleaze about "the old lust badger-game, a vile scheme where women were secretly and unknowingly photographed in compromising positions and blackmailed into a life of vice... bled dry sexually in the toils of the lust hungry SIN-DICATE." 
Price: 45.00 USD
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13127 Stevens, Serita and Moore, Rayanne BAGELS FOR TEA
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A Fanny Zindel mystery inscribed, SIGNED, and dated by Serita Stevens. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13128 Stevens, Serita and Rayanne Moore RED SEA, DEAD SEA
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A Fanny Zindel Mystery inscribed, SIGNED, and dated by Stevens. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13129 Stevens, Serita and Rayanne Moore BAGELS FOR TEA
New York: St. Martin's, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
SIGNED by Stevens. Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13130 Stevens, Stella and Hegner, William RAZZLE DAZZLE
New York: Forge/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1999). 0312853793 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by Stella Stevens. Hardcover. Fine in black boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a nearly fine dust jacket with a barely noticeable crimp to the upper spine edge. Octavo. 
Inscribed with two heart drawings: "Michael Love" and signed by the actress to the half-title page. A novel of rock n" roll, tv idols, celebrity collusion, and media manipulation. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13131 Stevenson, Augusta SQUANTO: Young Indian Hunter
Indianapolis/New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., (1962). First edition. Hardcover. Hint of darkening to the page edges, else a fine copy in orange binding lettered and decorated in brown; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket that is nearly fine, with some nicking to spine ends and rubbing to the spine panel. 
Juvenile biography of the Pokanoket Indian who is remembered as a friend and mentor to the Pilgrims during their early travails in the New World. Illustrated by Nathan Goldstein. In the Childhood of Famous Americans series. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13132 Stevenson, D.E. SHOULDER THE SKY: A Story of Winter in the Hills
New York/Chicago/San Francisco: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1972). 0030913551 First edition thus. Hardcover. Minor fraying to the crown of the spine, else fine in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Ben Stahl. 
Tale of the Scots border country continues the story of James Deering Johnstone and his bride, and renews acquaintances with characters first seen in VITTORIA COTTAGE and MUSIC IN THE HILLS. First issued in the UK in 1951 as WINTER AND ROUGH WEATHER. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13133 Stevenson, D.E. MUSIC IN THE HILLS
New York/Chicago/San Francisco: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1972). 030802873 First edition thus: New edition. Hardcover. Fine in grey-green cloth lettered in yellow and decorated in pale green; in a fine, if age-toned, illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Ben Stahl. 
Sequel to VITTORIA COTTAGE, set in the Scottish Border country. "Miss Stevenson's deft handling of characterization and superb delineation of social patterns earns her a place in literature which may be compared with that of Jane Austen." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13134 Stevenson, D.E. SMOULDERING FIRE: A Romance
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., (1938). B00085QLNM First U.S. edition, first printing. Green cloth with blue cover and spine titles and rules, map endpapers. Hardcover. Rental library address rubber-stamped to front and rear pastedown endpapers, age-toning and tanning to the endpapers, fraying to the spine ends, wear and soiling to the covers, else good to very good with no other library markings; lacking dust jacket. 
Stevenson's sixth book, first published by Herbert Jenkins in 1935, is set in a remote farming community of the Scottish Highlands with the plot rotating around the custody of the child of divorced parents (a wicked father and a loving devoted mother). 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13135 Stevenson, D.E. ROCHESTER'S WIFE
New York/Toronto: Farrar & Rinehart Inc., (1940). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. A nice very good, in turquoise cloth with russet lettering, showing faint dust-soiling, light edgewear, mild spine slant, quarter-sized patch of pale stain to rear cover; lacking dust jacket. 
Young doctor Kit Stone takes on a position as assistant to old Dr. Peabody in the village of Minfield, in this scarce novel by the Edinburgh-born novelist and creator of Mrs. Tim and Miss Buncle. Originally published by Collins in the U.K. in 1940. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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13136 Stevenson, D.E. GERALD AND ELIZABETH
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1969). 0030665558 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in green cloth; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with minor shelfwear and mild age-toning. Jacket illustration by Ben Stahl. 
"A ladylike blend of London theater atmosphere, mystery, and love, with few surprises but pleasant diversion."--Publisher's Weekly. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13137 Stevenson, D.E. LISTENING VALLEY
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1978). Book club edition. Hardcover. Nearly fine in green boards; in a lightly rubbed illustrated dust jacket. 
A companion piece to CELIA'S HOUSE, this Highlands romance follows Antonia Melville from sheltered childhood to the joyous serenity she attains as a young woman. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13138 Stevenson, D.E. AMBERWELL
New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc., (1955). 0899661610 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Text tanned, as always, else near fine in tan boards; in a near fine, very lightly edge worn and age-toned dust jacket with a colorful illustration of the Amberwell estate by John O'Hara Cosgrove, II. 
A descendant of Robert Louis Stevenson (her father's first cousin), Dorothy Emily Stevenson wrote 42 novels which were published on both sides of the Atlantic. AMBERWELL, the Scottish home of generations of the Ayrtons, is the focus of this novel. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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13139 Stevenson, Robert Louis THE SUICIDE CLUB & OTHER DARK ADVENTURES
(North Yorkshire): Tartarus Press, [2004]. 1872621902 First edition, first printing: limited to 400 copies. Hardcover. Fine in chianti binding with gilt lettering and devices; matching chianti endsheets, satin ribbon marker; in a fine dust jacket. 
Massive (507-page) volume gathers the full range of Stevenson's fantastic and macabre tales, with an introduction by Mark Valentine. THE SUICIDE CLUB, THE RAJAH'S DIAMOND, THE STRANGE CASE OF DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE, FABLES, more. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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13140 Stevenson, Robert Louis THE SILVERADO SQUATTERS
San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1952. First edition thus. Limited to 900 copies. Biobooks 31 issue. Hardcover. Faint offsetting to the endpapers, spine displays some mild tanning, page edges lightly foxed, else a near fine copy in blue decorated boards with a natural linen shelfback and a printed blue label; no dust jacket. 
"The book was originally intended for direct sale by the Press, but Mr. Sullivan [Biobooks] bought the entire edition."--ZAMORANO EIGHTY 71. Classic account of Stevenson's 1880 honeymoon in a deserted miner's cabin on a California mountainside. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13141 Stevenson, Robert Louis FATHER DAMIEN: An Open Letter to the Reverend Doctor Hyde of Honolulu
London: Chatto & Windus, 1910. Reprint. 33 pages plus one-page ad. Hardcover. Darkening to endsheets and to covers, a hint of wear to the edges, a whisper of fading to spine; in maroon cloth with gilt titles within a black cartouche and black rules on front cover, gilt lettering to spine. 
Powerful letter by RLS written in defense of Father Damien and in response to a letter from a certain C.M. Hyde of Honolulu villifying Damien and published in the Sydney Presbyterian in 1889. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13142 Stevenson, Robert Louis TRAVELS WITH A DONKEY IN THE CEVENNES
Boston: Herbert B. Turner & Co., 1905. Vintage reprint. Hardcover. Contemporary signature and date to the front endpaper, small stain to the upper front cover, rubbing wear to the spine ends and corner tips, else very good in maroon cloth with a signed Arts and Crafts motif to the spine and front cover, top edge gilt. 
Stevenson's CÚvennes mountain hiking account in an attractive binding featuring a gilt-stamped design by Thomas B. Hapgood (TBH). 12mo. 229 pages. Tissue-guarded frontispiece photograph of Stevenson. A pioneering classic of outdoor literature. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13143 Stevenson, Robert Louis; illustrated by Jessie Wilcox Smith A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [undated]. 0684209497 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine, in dusky pink cloth with bright yellow top-edge tint; in very good dust jacket that shows multiple chips and creased tears to upper front panel. 
Stevenson's absolutely marvelous collection of poems for children, with Smith's delicate and witty illustrations in black-and-white crowding the margins and at the poem heads, and in color on a dozen inserted plates. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13144 Stevenson, Thomas George; editor CHOICE OLD SCOTTISH BALLADS
(West Yorkshire, England): EP Publishing Limited, 1976. 071581141 First edition thus. A facsimile of FOUR BOOKS OF CHOICE OLD SCOTTISH BALLADS, first published in 1848 in a rare limited edition. Hardcover. Fine in maroon boards; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket. 
This volume consists of A BALLAD BOOK (1823), edited by Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe; A NORTH COUNTRIE GARLAND (1824), edited by James Maidment; THE BALLAD BOOK (1827), edited by Kinloch; and A NEW BOOK OF BALLADS (1844), editied by Maidment. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13145 Stevenson, William ECLIPSE
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1986. First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with traces of wear to the extremities. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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13146 Stevenson, William BOOBY TRAP
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1987. First edition: Uncorrected Proofs. Proof. Small crease to upper corner edge, else a near fine copy in wraps. 
Uncorrected proof in wraps. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13147 Stever, H. Guyford and Pagels, Heinz R., editors THE HIGH TECHNOLOGIES AND REDUCING THE RISK OF WAR
New York, New York: The New York Academy of Sciences, 1986. First edition. A few light scratches to the covers, else a near fine copy in wraps. 
Annals of The New York Academy of Sciences: Volume 489. The First L.W. Frohlich Awards Conference in the series Science and the Human Prospect. 167 pages; index to contributors. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13148 Steward, Barbara and Dwight THE LINCOLN DIDDLE
New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1979. 0688034985 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by David Stone. 
Edgar Allan Poe, aided by Walt Whitman, solves the mystery of Abraham Lincoln's assassination. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13149 Stewart, Charles W. OFFICIAL RECORDS OF THE UNION AND CONFEDERATE NAVIES IN THE WAR OF THE REBELLION: Published Under the Direction of The Hon. George V.L. Meyer, Secretary of the Navy by Authority of an Act of Congress Approved July 31, 1894
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1912. First edition, first printing. Series I--Volume 25: Naval Forces on Western Waters from May 18, 1863, to February 29, 1964. Hardcover. Mild bump to upper edge rear cover, light shelfwear, foxing to preliminaries, internally sharp and clean, a trace of tarnish to spine gilt, thus near fine,a nice example. in blue cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; no dust jacket. 
Collection of Union and Confederate reports, arranged chronologically with distinct titles. 887 pages, frontispiece of the U.S. Steamer Rattler, 7 illustrations, list of vessels of Naval force on Western waters, calendar, two fold-out maps, and an index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13150 Stewart, Elisabeth J.; illustrated by James E. Ransome BIMMI FINDS A CAT
New York: Clarion Books, (1996). 0395646529 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in illustrated, laminated boards, with doublespread illustrated endsheets; in matching wraparound illustrated dust jacket. With vibrant, richly-hued, full-color paintings by Coretta Scott King Award-winner, James E. Ransome. 
Picture book tale of an African-American boy who misses his cat, Crabmeat; when a new kitty comes up to Bimmi while he is fishing, he wants more than anything to keep her. Set on Galveston Island. Ransome's art is absolutely superb. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13151 Stewart, Fred Mustard THE SAVAGES IN LOVE AND WAR
New York: Forge/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2001). 0312874855 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Upper spine bumped, else very good plus; in a near fine dust jacket with mild wrinkles at the upper spine edge. 
The fourth installment in the Savage family saga finds the Savages, after the roaring twenties, in America, Paris and China. Stewart chronicles the international adventures of the Savage Clans along with the history of the world on the brink of war. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13152 Stewart, George R. NAMES ON THE GLOBE
New York: Oxford University Press, 1975. First edition. Fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper that is slightly shelfworn. 
411 pages including an index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13153 Stewart, Ian THE PROBLEMS OF MATHEMATICS
Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press, 1992. Second edition. First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in a very lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
From the OPUS series, this second revised edition contains three new chapters including one on Kepler's sphere packing problem to which there was no solution for 380 years. 347 pages including an index, an interview and 42 illustrative figures. 
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13154 Stewart, John; Quackenbush, Robert, illustrator THE KEY TO THE KITCHEN
New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co. 1970. First edition. SIGNED and inscribed to the dedication page. Hardcover. Fine; in a dust jacket with light shelfwear, else near fine. Quarto. 
Based on an actual event, this is the story of how priests of the San Gabriel Mission chose a cook from three women who wanted the job, by holding a cooking contest, and a riddle which asked: what is the key to the kitchen? 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13155 Stewart, Leah BODY OF A GIRL
(New York, NY): Viking, (2000). 0670891649 First edition. Hardcover. Fine; in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
The debut novel from Stewart takes place in Memphis, where novice police beat reporter Olivia Dale finds herself entangled in a murder case involving a young woman. Olivia draws herself into the young woman's life in order to find the killer. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13156 Stewart, Mariah FINAL TRUTH
New York: Ballantine Books, (2006). 0345483839 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
The fourth novel of romantic suspense in Stewart's Truth series finds Regan Landry-the daughter of a deceased true crime writer, working with her beau, FBI agent Mitch Peyton. They try to discover if a released prisoner is wrongly convicted of murder. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13157 Stewart, Mary THE GABRIEL HOUNDS
New York: M.S. Mill Company/William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1967. 0688016650 Second printing. Hardcover. Mild spine slant, mild darkening at the edges of the covers, age-toning to pages, light use; thus near fine; lacking dust jacket. 
"After many years during which Harriet Mansel has hidden herself away in her valley in the Lebanon, two relatives on holiday in the Middle East decide to try to visit her...when they do get in to see her, it looks as though something is wrong."-geocities. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13158 Stewart, Mary THE HOLLOW HILLS
New York: William Morrow & Company Inc., 1973. 0688001793 Publisher's reprint. Hardcover. Owners' name to front free endsheet, else fine, in blue cloth with gilt spine lettering; in an age-toned dust jacket with a few tiny tears to upper end of the spine panel, and associated mild creasing. 
Second book in Stewart's Arthurian saga; follows THE CRYSTAL CAVE. "Everybody's Grail is different...In Merlin's case, of course, it was the search for the sword, and so that became the Grail."--Stewart, in an interview. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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13159 Stewart, Paul & Riddell, Chris STORMCHASER: The Edge Chronicles
New York/Oxford: David Fickling Books, (2004). 0385750706 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in color illustrated boards without dust jacket, as issued. Like new. 
The second book in the British author's action-packed, creature-filled Edge Chronicles series is mostly set aboard the skyship Stormchaser. Chris Riddell's marvelously creative line drawings are interspersed throughout the tale. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13160 Stewart, Randall and Bethurum, Dorothy, editors CONCORD IDEALISM: Ralph Waldo Emerson Henry David Thoreau
Chicago: Scott, Foresman and Company, (1954). First edition. Hardcover. Lightly abraded corner tips, front inner hinge starting, else very good; no dust jacket. 288 pages. 
The first volume in the Living Masterpieces of American Literature series. An analysis and comparative study of the principal works of Emerson and Thoreau, who were friends, neighbors, and allies in the literary movement in Concord. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13161 Stewart, Sean THE NIGHT WATCH
New York: Ace Books, (1997). 0441004458 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Tara McGovern-Benson. 
Fifth novel by the author of CLOUDS END and set in the world of his RESURRECTION MAN. After a devastating war, magic, not technology, dominates Earth. A spooky and beautiful book of the year 2074. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13162 Stickgold, Bob and Noble, Mark GLORYHITS
New York: Ballantine Books/A Del Rey Book, (1978). 345274903 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Richard F. Newton. 
A thrilling story of the American-Soviet gene-manipulation race. Two researchers face horrifying possibilities as they tamper in God's domain. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13163 Stilgebauer, Edward THE STAR OF HOLLYWOOD
Cleveland/New York: International Fiction Library, (1929). First U.S. edition. Translated from the German by E.E. Wilson. Spectacular vintage jacket art of glamorous flapper with an enormous feather headress. Hardcover. Pages tanned, else fine, in red cloth lettered, ruled and decorated in black; in dust jacket that is age-toned, lightly soiled to spine panel, with closed edge tear and attendant creasing to spine crown--the jacket art is, however, bright and intact! 
German novel of Hollywood (!) concerns a young film actress who takes the part of slave to Cleopatra and has to apply the poisonous snake to the breast of a famous star...syringes, morphine...and who knows what follows! Scarce Hollywood novel. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13164 Stine, R.L. SUPERSTITIOUS
(New York): Warner Books, (1995). 0446519537 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a like illustrated dust jacket. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by Stine to the title-page. Adult horror from the creator of the monstrously bestselling juvenile series of creepy crawly shockers, GOOSEBUMPS. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13165 Stine, Thos. Ostenson ECHOES FROM DREAMLAND
Seattle, Washington: The Puget Sound News Company, 1903. B00089UXJQ First edition, first printing. Pacific Coast Edition. Small octavo. 100 pages. Hardcover. Nearly fine: faint offsetting to endsheets, a hint of fading to spine, very light use; in pebbled black binding with gilt lettering and rules; no dust jacket. Fine press owner Ed Grabhorn's copy with his small identification sticker to pastedown. 
Collection of poems by the Norwegian-American who was editor of the Seattle Daily Times Scandinavian department and author of SCANDINAVIANS ON THE PACIFIC, PUGET SOUND. Title-page bears the penned note "Compliments of the author." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13166 Stinson, Jim DOUBLE EXPOSURE
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1985). 0684184583 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Introduces Stoney Winston--Harvard grad and would-be Hollywood script-writer. "Stinson is clever and witty, and his hero is often too much of a wise-guy for his own and the reader's good, but this is a literate mystery and an entertaining read."--PW. 
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13167 Stinson, Jim LOW ANGLES
New York: Scribner's, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Stoney Winston mystery. 
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13168 Stinson, Jim TRUCK SHOT
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1989). 0684188767 First edition. Hardcover. Remainder mark to bottom page edges, else a near fine copy; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket. 
A Stoney Winston mystery. 
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13169 Stinson, Jim TV SAFE
New York: Scribner's, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
A Stoney Winston mystery. Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13170 Stinson, Jim TV SAFE: A Stoney Winston Mystery
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13171 Stirling, S.M. T2 INFILTRATOR
(New York): HarperEntertainment/An Imprint of HarperCollins, (2001). 0380977915 First edition: Uncorrected Proof, with materials laid in. Proof. Fine in printed yellow wraps. 
Based on the world created in the motion picture TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY written by James Cameron and William Wisher. Stirling picks up the story of John and Sarah Connor in Paraguay where they must fight a new Terminator that can pass as human. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13172 Stirling, S.M. T2: RISING STORM
(New York): HarperEntertainment/An Imprint of HarperCollins, (2002). 0380977923 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Novelization based on the world of the movie Terminator 2 created by James Cameron and William Wisher. "Unerringly captures the Terminator movies' essental themes: time travel, implacable robots..."--Science Fiction Weekly. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13173 Stirling, S.M. T2: RISING STORM
(New York): HarperEntertainment/An Imprint of HarperCollins, (2002). 0380977923 First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof with materials laid in. Proof. Tiny stain to front flap and bumped to spine crown, else fine in white printed wraps. 
Based on the world created by James Cameron and William Wisher in their Terminator film series. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13174 Stirling, S.M. THE SHIP AVENGED
(Riverdale, New York): Baen, (1997). Book club edition. Hardcover. Near fine; in a mildly shelfworn illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Stephen Hickman. 
Sequel to THE CITY WHO FOUGHT by Anne McCaffrey and Stirling. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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13175 Stockbridge, Grant (Page, Norvell) THE MAN WHO RULED IN HELL: The Spider, Master of Men!
Bordentown, NJ: Pulp Adventures Press, (1998). 1891729039 First edition, first printing: a large format paperback: one of 1,000 copies produced. Trade Paperback. Fine, unread, as-new, in slick, color-illustrated wraps. 8.5x11 inches. Illustrated by John Newton Howitt, John Fleming Gould, Franklyn E. Hamilton. 
First book appearance of the feature-length Spider novel which was originally seen in THE SPIDER pulp magazine, July 1937. In Pulp Adventures' appealing large-format pb editions, meant to replicate a pulp, now alas, as defunct as the pulps themselves! 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13176 Stockbridge, Grant (Tepperman, Emile C.) VOYAGE OF THE COFFIN SHIP: The Spider, Master of Men!
Bordentown, NJ: Pulp Adventures Press, (1998). 1891729020 First edition, first printing: a large format paperback: one of 1,000 copies produced. Trade Paperback. Fine, unread, as-new, in slick, color-illustrated wraps. 8.5x11 inches. Illustrated by John Newton Howitt, John Fleming Gould, Franklyn E. Hamilton. Introduction (''The Web'' by Thomas V. Powers). 
First book appearance of the feature-length Spider tale which was originally seen in THE SPIDER pulp magazine, June 1937. Also "Graveyard Substitute" by Wayne Rogers and "Murder Below Zero," a Mr. Woo mystery by Hector Gavin Grey. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13177 Stockley, Grif ILLEGAL MOTION
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1995). 0684803550 First edition. Hardcover. Mild soiling to the page fore-edges, else near fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
A Gideon Page novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13178 Stockley, Grif BLIND JUDGEMENT
(New York): Simon and Schuster, (1997). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Gideon Page novel. Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13179 Stocks, Mike WHITE MAN FALLING
(Surrey): Alma Books (2006). 1846880254 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"That rare and wondrous thing--a perfectly realized serious comic novel. That it is also a first novel makes it all the more extraordinary."--Sarah Dunant. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13180 Stockton, Brigadier General M.L. A GENERAL'S STORY
New York: Vantage Press, (1965). B0007F8MZI First edition: Review copy, with publisher's card laid in. Hardcover. Page edges foxed, else a near fine copy in teal boards with spine lettering in gilt; in a very good, lightly shelfworn illustrated dust jacket with some light foxing and soiling. 
Commissioned as a Cavalry officer in 1918 and serving to 1944, Stockton steadily advanced through the ranks and was assigned to a wide variety of western posts with a colorful cast of characters. He was also an avid sportsman and born storyteller. 
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13181 Stockton, Frank OLD PIPES AND THE DRYAD
(Mankato, Minnesota): Creative Education Inc., (1991). 0886824747 First edition thus. In CE's smartly produced series of stories, each with stylish, well-designed typography and original, appealing jacket art. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full navy blue cloth with blind-embossed vignette to front cover, gilt lettering to spine; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. Book design by Rita Marshall. Jacket illustration by Etienne Delessert. 
When an old man lets a dryad out of her tree, she rewards him by making him thirty years younger and capable of once again coaxing the animals down off the mountain with pipe playing. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13182 Stockton, Frank R.; Frost, A.B., illustrator THE SQUIRREL INN
New York: The Century Co., 1891. First edition, later printing. In pale green cloth with darker green stamping, no squirrel to front cover cartouche. Bal 18906: Binding state C. Hardcover. Very good, with light wear and soiling, cloth beginning to split at lower front fore-edge; no dust jacket. Illustrated by A.B. Frost. 
Stockton--author of RUDDER GRANGE and "The Lady of the Tiger?"--was one of the most popular authors of his day. This comic novel, showcasing Stockton's typical warmth and whimsy, was originally serialized in the Century magazine. 
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13183 Stockton, Frank R.; Frost, A.B., illustrator THE SQUIRREL INN
New York: The Century Co., 1891. First edition, first printing. Pale green cloth with gilt stamping; front cover title cartouche surmounted by a gilt squirrel. BAL 18906. Hardcover. Discreet bookplate of Louis Wright Simpson to front pastedown, else an about near fine copy with only a suggestion of wear and a hint of darkening; no dust jacket. 
Novel by the American humorist and short story writer, famously the author of "The Lady Or the Tiger." Originally serialized in the Century Magazine. Illustrated by A.B. Frost. BAL 18906: Binding state A. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13184 Stojanovic, Radmila, editor YUGOSLAV ECONOMISTS ON PROBLEMS OF A SOCIALIST ECONOMY
New York: International Arts and Sciences Press, Inc., (1964). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a very good dust jacket that has been slightly splattered in light brown to the entire front panel, and with a one-inch tear-snag to the lower edge of the rear panel. 
Quarto. The editor and professor of economics at University of Belgrade has collected original articles by Yugoslavia's premier economists on Yugoslav economic theory and practice. Translated from the Yugoslav by Marko Pavicic. 175 pages; figures. 
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13185 Stoker, Bram DRACULA: Or the Un-Dead, A Play in Prologue and Five Acts
Nottingham: Pumpkin Books, (1997). 1901914046 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Fascinating, long-delayed first printing of Stoker's five-act stage adaptation of his novel, the only surviving copy of which had been lodged with Britain's censorship chief, the Lord Chamberlain. Edited and annotated by Sylvia Starshine. Illustrated. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13186 Stoker, Bram DRACULA: Or the Un-Dead, A Play in Prologue and Five Acts
Nottingham: Pumpkin Books, (1997). 1901914046 First edition, limited edition: one of 250 numbered copies SIGNED by the editor, Sylvia Starshine. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Housed in a black, faux-leather slipcase. 
Stoker cut and pasted his novel into a stage play and produced it at his boss Henry Irving's Lyceum Theatre in 1897 for one performance in order to secure copyright protection against any future stage adaptations. Illustrated and annotated. Fascinating. 
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13187 Stoker, Bram, et alia THE JEWEL OF SEVEN STARS: Fantasy Classics #5
North Hollywood, California: Fantasy House, 1973. First edition: a monthly anthology that featured a "Fantasy Classic" in each issue. One of 4,000 copies issued, the shortest print run in the Trade Paperback. Fine in 8.5x11 inch color-illustrated, stiff, stapled wraps with provocative, wraparound cover painting by John Pound, and with black-and-white interior art by Pound, Gerry Mooney and David Weiss. Laid in is the publisher's certificate of limitation. 
Abridged version of Stoker's Egyptian mummy shocker, along with Henry W. Whitehill's "The Case of the Russian Stevedore," and "The Lips of the Dead" by W.J. Stamper. All three are enlivened by a robust comics-style artwork. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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13188 Stone, Bernard, story by; pictures by Tony Ross THE TALE OF ADMIRAL MOUSE
New York, New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1982). 0030612217 First U.S. edition, first printing. Small square quarto. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in laminated, pictorial boards; in a fine, as-new, if faintly age-toned pictorial dust jacket. 
Young Tom Tiddler finds a beautiful little ship lying on its side on the shore; when he holds it to his ear, he hears the famous tale of Admiral Horatio Mouse and the Cheese Wars. Charming picture book tale, with Ross's work particularly enchanting. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13189 Stone, Del, Jr.; illustrations by Dave Dorman and Scott Hampton DEAD HEAT
Austin, TX: mojo press, (1996). 1885418108 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Revisionist zombie yarn opens with an accident at an Australian research lab, and features a dead, Harley-Davidson-riding protagonist named Hitch. First novel from the comic book scribe, portions of which first appeared in Roadkill and December comics. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13190 Stone, Eric GRAVE IMPORTS
Madison, Wisconsin: Bleak House Books, (2007). 1932557474 First edition, first printing, simultaneous Trade paperback edition. Trade Paperback. New. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
The second Ray Sharp mystery, finds the over-curious journalist discovering the smuggling operation of rare Cambodian artifacts. Set in the atmospherically depicted underground of Hong Kong. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 14.95 USD
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13191 Stone, Eric THE LIVING ROOM OF THE DEAD
New York: Forge/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2007). 1932557482 First edition thus. Trade paperback, first paperback edition. Trade Paperback. New. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
"Chandler and Hammett come to life in contemporary Macau. Exotic, dangerous, deadly fun. The first book of a Ray Sharp series. Let's hope there will be many more."--NY Times. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Price: 14.95 USD
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13192 Stone, Eric GRAVE IMPORTS
Madison, Wisconsin: Bleak House Books, (2007). 1932557466 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. New. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Second mystery featuring Ray Sharp, a struggling, good-guy journalist in an exotic locale, involves the smuggling of rare Cambodian artifacts to Hong Kong collectors. Sharp travels down the mean streets of Asia to get his man. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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13193 Stone, Irving THE DRAWINGS OF MICHELANGELO
Los Angeles: Borden Publishing Company, (1961). First edition. This copy has been inscribed and SIGNED by Irving Stone to the title-page. Very nearly fine in stapled illustrated wraps. Quarto. [48] pages. 
A volume in the Master Draughtsman Series with black-and- white illustrations of drawings by Michelangelo and a two-page essay by Irving Stone, author of the well-crafted and moving fictional biography of Michelangelo,THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY. Scarce. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13194 Stone, Irving; edited by Jean Stone THE ORIGIN: A Biographical Novel of Charles Darwin
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1980. 0385120648 First trade edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in milk chocolate cloth with silver lettering and rules to spine; in a lightly worn, mildly age-toned, near fine dust jacket. 
"An extraordinary achievement on Irving Stone's part...The whole world knows Darwin's name, but hardly anything about the man, the human being. Now as last we shall be able to see him and his work in the round, in proper perspective."--A.L. Rowse. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13195 Stone, Jonathan THE HEAT OF LIES
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312206046 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Psychological thriller, a sequel to the author's debut novel, THE COLD TRUTH, featuring the bright young cop, Julian Palmer, and her unwilling mentor, the gruff, massive, Sheriff Winston "Bear" Edwards. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13196 Stone, Josephine Rector GREEN IS FOR GALAXY
New York: Atheneum/An Argo Book, 1980. 0689307373 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very fine, as-new, in full green cloth with blue stamping; in a fine, as-new, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. 
X-Blue-One was a killer android, whose mind had been patterned after the mind of a telepathic child. The android had one flaw--the child's love for music had not been wholly eliminated. The creature knew that its song had been taken from it. 
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13197 Stone, Lawrence ROAD TO DIVORCE: England 1530-1987
(Oxford): Oxford University Press, 1990. 0198226519 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in oxford-blue cloth with gilt titles, rules and devices to the spine; in a fine price-clipped dust jacket. 460 pages; illustrated with 32 b&w plates and 28 figures; appendix; tables; and index. 
Ranging from the Reformation to the present, ROAD TO DIVORCE shows how husbands and wives, and the lawyers who serve their interests, contrived to use, adapt, circumvent and openly deceive the law in order to deal with marital breakdown. 
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13198 Stone, Michael THE LOW END OF NOWHERE
(New York): Viking, (1996). 0670861545 First edition. Promotional postcard laid in. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The author's first novel which received a Shamus award nomination. SIGNED by the author to the front endpaper. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13199 Stone, Michael THE LOW END OF NOWHERE
(New York): Viking, (1996). 0670861545 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Streeter mystery. The author's Shamus award-nominated first novel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13200 Stone, Michael THE LOW END OF NOWHERE
(New York): Viking, (1996). 0670861545 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The author's Shamus-nominated debut. A Streeter mystery. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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