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13201 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. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13202 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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13203 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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13204 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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13205 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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13206 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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13207 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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13208 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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13209 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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13210 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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13211 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. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13212 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. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13213 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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13214 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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13215 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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13216 Stone, Robert A HALL OF MIRRORS
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, (1966). Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
A Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award novel, this is the story of three people who come together in New Orleans during Mardi Gras in 1962. A dark American vision that is very much of its era. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13217 Stone, Weldon DEVIL TAKE A WHITTLER
New York/Toronto: Rinehart & Company, Inc., (1948). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A very lightly worn nearly fine example, in blue composition binding with silver spine lettering; in a lightly worn very good plus illustrated dust jacket with a small interior nick to edge of rear panel at spine fold, a few short edge tears. 
Rollicking Ozarks folk tale of Lem, an artist who is a whiz at whittling furniture, who seems to have a deal with Old Nick, the devil himself. Dated in the year of publication, SIGNED by the author, with a salutation to "one of Old Nick's young cronies." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13218 Stonesifer, Richard J. WH DAVIES : A CRITICAL BIOGRAPHY
Middletown,CT: Wesleyan University Press, (1965). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a dust jacket with chipping & a couple of nicks else very good plus. 
Full-length biography of W.H. Davies. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13219 Stong, Phil FORTY POUNDS OF GOLD
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1951. B0007E81NM First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in grey boards with white spine lettering; in near fine illustrated dust jacket with light wear to the extremities, mild creasing to lower end of spine panel. 
In order to raise the titular amount of money (enough to buy an Iowa farm and marry Abby Clayton), John Warrick sets out in 1850 with his brother to prospect just that amount of gold. Comic adventure novel from the author of STATE FAIR. Scarce this nice. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13220 Stong, Phil, story by; pictures by Kurt Wiese NO-SICH: THE HOUND
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1936. Second edition. Quarto. Illustrated in black-and-white and color. Hardcover. Owner's name to pastedown, mild wear to edges, else fine, in black shelfback over illustrated boards; full-color doublespread endsheet art; in illustrated dust jacket that is dust-soiled, age-toned, edgeworn, with chip to lower spine end. 
Another superb collaboration between Iowa-born Stong and German-born Wiese tells the story of nine-year-old Bert and his strange-looking, oversized pup who "ain't no sich." Wiese is really in his element here--his dogs and his boys are a delight. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13221 Storch, Margaret SONS AND ADVERSARIES: Women in William Blake and D.H. Lawrence
Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, (1990). 0870496565 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in maroon cloth; in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art adapted from an etching by William Blake of Jerusalem. 
The first book-length study of the similarities between Blake and Lawrence and their sensitivities to women's experience. With notes, references and an index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13222 Storey, David PASMORE
(London): Longman, (1972). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
Booker Prize nominee and Geoffrey Faber Memorial prize winning novel by the novelist and playwright whose first novel, THIS SPORTING LIFE (published in 1960), created a bit of a stir with critics. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13223 Storey, David THE CONTRACTOR
New York: Random House, [no date]. 0394470028 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in lightly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 
"A subtle and poetic parable about the nature and joy of skilled work, the meaning of community and the effect of its loss."--London Observer. Best Play of the Year, London Theatre Critics Award 1970, Storey named Writer of the Year by the Variety Club. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13224 Storey, David FLIGHT INTO CAMDEN
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1961. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Tiny torn indentation to upper edge of rear cover, else near fine in green cloth, in a very lightly worn and age-toned dust jacket with very small sticker scar to front panel. 
Second novel from the son of a Yorkshire mineworker whose THIS SPORTING LIFE won the Macmillan Fiction Award and put him on the literary map. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13225 Storey, David RADCLIFFE
New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., (1963). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Pale staining to top page edges, else a very good plus copy; in lightly age-toned, edgeworn and rubbed dust jacket. 
"The greatest study of obsessive passion since WUTHERING HEIGHTS."--Sunday Times. "An astonishing achievement...A major work of art...establishes David Storey as the leading novelist of his generation."--Daily Telegraph. Young #3666. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13226 Story, Jack Trevor ONE LAST MAD EMBRACE
London: Allison & Busby, (1970). 0850310237 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a price-clipped, else fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Ivan Ripley. 
A lovely copy of a very scarce novel by the author most remembered for his filmed novel, THE TROUBLE WITH HARRY (directed by Alfred Hitchcock--1955). This is the second novel featuring Horace Spurgeon Fenton, novelist and screenwriter. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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13227 Stout, David CAROLINA SKELETONS
New York: Mysterious Press, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Edgar-award winning title. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13228 Stout, David NIGHT OF THE ICE STORM
New York: Mysterious Press, (1991). 0892964154 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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13229 Stout, David DOG HERMIT
(New York): Mysterious Press, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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13230 Stout, David and Ruth Furie HELL GATE
(New York): Mysterious Press, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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13231 Stout, Rex PLOT IT YOURSELF: A Nero Wolfe Novel
New York: The Viking Press, 1959. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Name and date to the front endpaper, else very good plus; in a lightly shelfworn, very good plus illustrated dust jacket with mild chipping to the spine ends and corner tips. 
"There is a plot to accuse America's leading publishers and writers of plagarism and in doing so blackmail them into not appearing in court. The of course come to Nero Wolfe for help."--John Ballinder. Bibliomystery. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13232 Stout, Rex THREE WITNESSES
New York: The Viking Press, (1956). 9997525159 Book club edition. Hardcover. Corner tips and spine ends mildly bumped, small patch of dampstain to upper page edges, bleeding slightly into a few pages; in a shelfworn and nicked dust jacket that is heavily dampstained to the rear panel and spine panel. 
Three Nero Wolfe novelletes: "The Next Witness," "When a Man Murders," and "Die Like a Dog." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13233 Stout, Rex PLEASE PASS THE GUILT
New York: The Viking Press, (1973). 0670559946 Book Club edition. Hardcover. Near fine, in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket with the lower front flap clipped and minor shelfwear. Jacket art by Abner Graboff. 
A Nero Wolfe mystery. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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13234 Stout, Rex TRIO FOR BLUNT INSTRUMENTS: A Nero Wolfe Threesome
New York: The Viking Press, (1964). 9997409000 Book Club edition. Hardcover. Faint crack to the front hinge, else about near fine; in a very good dust jacket, with mild fading to the spine, shelfwear, chipping and tears to the extremities, and a thumbnail-sized piece missing from the lower front panel. 
Comprises: "Kill Now--Pay Later"; "Murder is Corny"; "Blood Will Tell." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13235 Stout, Rex THREE WITNESSES
New York: The Viking Press, (1956). 9997525159 Book club edition. Corner tips and spine ends mildly bumped, else very good; in a shelfworn and nicked dust jacket. 
Three Nero Wolfe novelletes: "The Next Witness," "When a Man Murders," and "Die Like a Dog." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13236 Stout, Rex BEFORE MIDNIGHT
New York: The Viking Press, 1955. 067015525X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in pale blue cloth, titles in dark blue; in a very good plus, illustrated dust jacket with light chipping and a few tears to the shelf edges. 
When the answers to a million-dollar prize contest disappear, Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin encounter the world of advertising and solve a murder committed before Nero's eyes. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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13237 Stout, Rex THE FINAL DEDUCTION: A Nero Wolfe Novel
New York: The Viking Press, 1961. First edition, first printing. Pink cloth with blue cover device and spine titles. Hardcover. Name to the front endpaper, small tape repaired rear to the margin of one page, mild wear to the spine ends, else very good; in a worn, about very good dust jacket with tears and creases to the edges, and chipped at the spine. 
Nero Wolfe breaks tradition and leaves his comfortable New York brownstone to do some legwork of his own in this case that involves kidnapping and murder. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13238 Stout, Rex THE DOORBELL RANG
(Pleasantville, New York): ImPress Mystery, [No date]. 076218857X Reprint. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in illustrated boards; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Hardcover reprint of the 1965 Nero Wolfe exploit in a sturdy and readable no frills format. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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13239 Stout, Rex HER FORBIDDEN KNIGHT
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., (1997). 0739410873 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Stout's first detective story (pre-Nero Wolfe) follows the fortunes of Lila Williams, a telegraph operator at New York's swank Lamartine Hotel, as she becomes unwittingly enmeshed in the operations of a counterfeiting ring. "Vintage Stout"--Booklist. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13240 Stout, Rex PRISONER'S BASE
New York: The Viking Press, 1952. 0670578398 Book club edition. Hardcover. Mild edge wear, thus near fine in black boards; in an edgeworn, near fine dust jacket, with some shelfwear and minor chipping to the extremities. 
Nero Wolfe takes on his most unusual client yet, his fast-talking, hard-hitting, skirt-chasing assistant and companion, Archie Goodwin. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13241 Stout, William, illustrated by; Service, William, narrated by; Preiss, Byron, edited by THE DINOSAURS
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney: Bantam Books/A Byron Preiss Book, (1981). First edition, deluxe, limited issue: one of 1000 numbered copies SIGNED by illustrator Stout. Quarto. Hardcover. Fine in brown faux-leather with gilt debossed titling, illustrated endsheets; housed in a matching brown paper-over-boards slipcase that shows some very mild wear. Introduction and scientific commentary by Dr. Peter Dodson; foreword by Ray Bradbury. 
Sensational popular study of the perennially fascinating dinosaur, jampacked with Stout's terrific color and b&w art. This copy (#477) has been additionally inscribed and SIGNED by Stout, underneath an original T-Rex drawing to a preliminary page! 
Price: 200.00 USD
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13242 Stover, Matthew BLADE OF TYSHALLE
New York: Del Rey/The Ballantine Publishing Group, (2001). 0345421442 First edition: Trade paperback review copy, with materials laid in. Trade Paperback. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
"Day of the Jackal meets Lord of the Rings . . . A marvelous conspiracy thriller of worlds within worlds, where no one is necessarily who or what they seem."--SIMON R. GREEN. Scarce! 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13243 Stover, Matthew Woodring HEART OF BRONZE
(New York, N. Y.): SFBC, (1998). 1568657412 First edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Hardcover. Fine, as-new; in illustrated dust jacket. Laid in is a folded, full-color poster reproducing the jacket art by Romas Kukalis. Still in publisher's shrinkwrap! 
Omnibus of two historical fantasy/sword & sorcery novels, IRON DAWN (1997) and JERICHO MOON (1998). 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13244 Stover, Vivian A LAYMAN LOOKS AT EVOLUTION
(Bend, Oregon). (Maverick Publications), (1978). 0892880201 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine and tight in illustrated wraps. Octavo. 186 pages. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the title page. Stover, a firm Christian and believer in God and the bible, argues scientifically and with references to religious beliefs, about the need and existence of evolution. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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13245 Stowers, J. Anthony THE ALIENS
San Francisco: White Rabbit Press, 1967. First edition, first printing: a chapbook original. Fine, in slick photo-pictorial, stapled wraps. 
Chapbook collection of poetry by the African-American poet, including "The Natives Abroad"; "Dakar" (which appeared in the Evergreen Review of June, 1967); "Zanj"; "Benin; "Return to Kafrika"; "Saint Billie Holiday"; "HAM-let"; "Reggin"; others. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13246 Straight, Michael CARRINGTON
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960. First edition. Hardcover. Small literary agency label to the lower front endpaper, else a very nearly fine copy in a lightly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. Typography, binding, and jacket designs by George Salter. 
A fine first novel of the west by the author/journalist. Cavalry colonel Harry Carrington is held responsible for the Sioux destruction of the 81 men of L.T.C. Fetterman's patrol in northern Wyoming, December 21, 1866. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13247 Straley, John COLD WATER BURNING
New York: Bantam Books, (2001). First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Mild bump to the lower spine, else near fine in blue wraps. 
"The award-winning, critically acclaimed novels of John Straley are powerful mysteries set in a world of perfect beauty (Alaska) and less than perfect lives." Private Investigator Cecil Younger is called in the wake of a "horrific" crime. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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13248 Straley, John THE MAN WHO MARRIED A BEAR
(New York): Soho, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
An Alaskan mystery. The author's debut novel. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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13249 Straley, John THE CURIOUS EAT THEMSELVES
(New York): Soho, (1993). 093914994X First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
An Alaskan Mystery by the author of THE WOMAN WHO MARRIED A BEAR. "Superior thriller writing, once again by Straley--an excellent plot against Alaska's gigantic and bizarre backdrop. Cynical and poetic--a fine read."--Janwillem van de Wetering. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13250 Straley, John THE CURIOUS EAT THEMSELVES
(New York): Soho, (1993). 093914994X First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
The author's second Alaskan mystery following the highly praised THE WOMAN WHO MARRIED A BEAR. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13251 Straley, John THE CURIOUS EAT THEMSELVES
(New York): Soho, (1993). 093914994X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
An Alaskan mystery, follow-up to Straley's Shamus Award-winning debut, THE WOMAN WHO MARRIED A BEAR 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13252 Straley, John DEATH AND THE LANGUAGE OF HAPPINESS
New York: Bantam Books, (1997). 0553096796 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
P.I. Cecil Younger makes his fourth appearance in this mystery set in Alaska by the Shamus Award-winning mystery writer John Straley, hailed by the San Francisco Chronicle as "one of the best prose stylists to emerge from the genre in a long time," 
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13253 Straley, John COLD WATER BURNING
New York: Bantam Books, (2001). 0553106430 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in blue wraps. 
"The award-winning author whose 'novels are like no others' plunges readers into the wake of a horrific crime that has a community on edge and put private investigator Cecil Younger into the eye of a deadly storm." 
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13254 Straley, John THE WOMAN WHO MARRIED A BEAR
(New York, NY): Soho, (1992). 0575060271 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A compelling narrator/protagonist and colorful local details propel this Edgar Award finalist and Shamus Award-winner, the first in a series set in Alaska. Cecil Younger is a bundle of paradoxes: a hard-drinking private eye in Sitka, and he writes haiku. 
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13255 Straley, John THE WOMAN WHO MARRIED A BEAR
(New York, NY): Soho, (1992). 0575060271 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine dust jacket with slight fading to the spine panel. 
Straley's evocative prose conjures up both natural wonder and human tawdriness without slackening the insistent suspense in this first Alaskan installment featuring Cecil Younger, private investigator. A Shamus Award-winner. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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13256 Stranathan, J.D. THE "PARTICLES" OF MODERN PHYSICS
Philadelphia: The Blakiston Company, (1945). Reprint. Hardcover. Former owner's name and address stamped on the front endpapers with another owner's embossed ownership seal to the front endpaper, otherwise a very good copy without dust jacket. 
Contains "A Statement By The Publisher: The Atomic Bomb" sheet inserted before the title-page. 583 pages with indexes. Illustrated. Hardcover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13257 Strand, Ginger FLIGHT
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney: Simon & Schuster, (2005). 0743266846 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Strand trumps Wally Lamb's trick of writing against gender. FLIGHT's Will Gruen is an American hero--pilot, farmer, family man--and he may be going down, but Strand's dead-on reckoning of his heart has me flying high."--Lisa Lerner. 
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13258 Strang, Lord BRITAIN IN WORLD AFFAIRS: A Survey Of The Fluctuations In British Power And Influence Henry VIII To Elizabeth II
(London): Faber & Faber/Andre Deutsch, (1961). First edition. Hardcover. Fine (lacking the dust jacket). 

Price: 20.00 USD
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13259 Straub, Peter LOST BOY LOST GIRL
New York: Random House, (2003). 1400060923 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"It's funny, and heartwarming, and genuinely scary, and unsettling all at the same time. It left me asking, 'How the hell does he do that?'--while also wanting to force other people to read it and ask if it had the same effect on them."--Neil Gaiman. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13260 Straub, Peter FLOATING DRAGON
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1983). 0399127720 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered black cloth shelfback over black boards; in a fine illustrated dust jacket that shows a whisper of age-toning. Jacket design by Paul Bacon. A superb copy. 
"Continues the theme of an evil spirit possessing a succession of bodies. The entity in question occupies male bodies this time; but otherwise the novel is startlingly similar in conception to GHOST STORY."--S.T. Joshi. 
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13261 Straub, Peter THE THROAT
(New York, New York): A Dutton Book, (1993). 0525935037 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Horror thriller, which completes his Blue Rose trilogy ( KOKO and MISERY ), in which Straub himself appears in the story as the narrator's writing-collaborator. 
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13262 Straub, Peter THE HELLFIRE CLUB
New York: Random House, (1996). 0679401377 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket with raised gold lettering. 
In this thriller, Straub presents Dick Dart, a murderer to rival Hannibal Lecter. Straub also wrote GHOST STORY, SHADOWLAND, and KOKO. 
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13263 Straub, Peter MR. X
New York: Random House, (1999). 0679401385 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Nearly fine; in a very mildly age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket with design by Marc Cohen. 
"Mr. X marks Straub's triumphant return to the tale of the paranormal and the supernatural....when Peter Straub turns on all his jets, no one in the scream factory can equal him. "--Stephen King. 
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13264 Straub, Peter BLAUE ROSE
(Linkenheim): Edition Phantasia, (1986). 392495903X First edition, limited edition. 250 numbered copies were produced; this is an unnumbered Presentation Copy. Hardcover. Fine, in baby blue binding with silver spine titles; in a very very lightly worn, nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket. Tall quarto. Originally released in a limited edition from Underwood-Miller in 1985. 
Translated into German by Joachim Korber. Illustrations by Uwe Mayer. Sadistic Harry Beevers, 10, hypnotizes and destroys his younger brother; the tale leaps ahead to the ironic verdict in Harry's court-martial for wreaking atrocities in Vietnam. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13265 Straub, Peter UNDER VENUS
(Lancaster, Pa): Stealth Press, (2000). 1588810011 First separate hardcover edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Unopened in the publisher's original shrinkwrap, as issued. 
Literary mainstream novel--first published in WILD ANIMALS, an omnibus edition of Straub’s early novels. This is Straub’s previously unpublished second novel. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13266 Strauss, Gwen & Browne, Anthony THE NIGHT SHIMMY
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1992). 0679823840 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in laminated pictorial boards; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. Oblong quarto picturebook. 
Eric didn't have to talk, because his secret friend, the Night Shimmy, spoke for him. But secret friends sometimes can get in the way. "Quietly effective picture book."--PW. "One of an increasing number of picture books for adults."--C. A. Moesch. 
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13267 Strauss, Ludwig THE MAGIC KITE-TAIL And Other Stories
Princeton, New Jersey/Toronto/London: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., (1967). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in café au lait binding with gilt lettering and illustration; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket that shows some light wear at the edges, age-toning, and an interior chip to the center of the spine panel. 
Eight new fairy tales that draw equally upon the great German literary tradition and the Jewish tradition of storytelling. Appearing here for the first time in English, edited and translated by Trude Parzen. Illustrated by Arthur Wallower. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13268 Strauss, Victoria THE AWAKENED CITY
(New York, NY): EOS/An imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, (2006). 9780380978922 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Front cover mildly rubbed, near fine in color illustrated wraps. 
"A zealot's quest will shake an empire in the lush, compelling sequel to THE BURNING LAND--hailed by Jacqueline Carey as 'a deeply felt and richly imagined tale that explores issues of faith, destiny and the fallibility of human nature."' 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13269 Straw, Tom THE TRIGGER EPISODE
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, (2007). 978078618788 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Tip of the lower corner lightly bumped, else fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
Hardwick, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, falls from a grace, and to survive he’s now part of the Hollywood paparazzi. Television star Bonnie Quinn disappears and Hardwick’s hired to find her. Debut novel from the Emmy-nominated TV producer. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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13270 Strayer, Joseph R. DICTIONARY OF THE MIDDLE AGES: Volume 1, Aachen-Augustinism
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1982). 0684167603 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in black cloth with gilt decoration and titles to the front cover and spine; without dust jacket, as issued. Quarto. 661 pages; photos; figures; maps; and contributors. 
Details of every aspect of medieval life including the conditions of daily life, major and minor figures, terms and concepts, countries and provinces, and movements, monuments, people, and events. The first volume of this excellent Middle Ages resource. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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13271 Strayer, Joseph R. DICTIONARY OF THE MIDDLE AGES: : Volume 2, Augustinus Triumphus-Byzantine Literature
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1983). 0684170221 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in black cloth with gilt decoration and titles to the front cover and spine; without dust jacket, as issued. Quarto. 525 pages; photos; figures; maps; and contributors. 
Details of every aspect of medieval life including the conditions of daily life, major and minor figures, terms and concepts, countries and provinces, and movements, monuments, people, and events. Volume two of this excellent Middle Ages resource. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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13272 Strayer, Joseph R. DICTIONARY OF THE MIDDLE AGES: Volume 3, Cabala-Crimea
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1983). 068417023X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Upper spine end lightly bumped, thus very good plus in black cloth with gilt decoration and titles to the front cover and spine; without dust jacket, as issued. Quarto. 680 pages; photos; figures; maps; and contributors. 
Details of every aspect of medieval life including the conditions of daily life, major and minor figures, terms and concepts, countries and provinces, and movements, monuments, people, and events. Volume three of this excellent Middle Ages resource. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13273 Streep, Peg COWGIRL RISING: The Art of Donna Howell-Sickles
(Shelton, Connecticut): The Greenwich Workshop Press, (1997). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Quarto. Introduction by Teresa Jordan. 128 pages, list of paintings, color illustrated thoughout. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13274 Street, Douglas, editor CHILDREN'S NOVELS AND THE MOVIES
New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., (1983). 0804428409 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
The first book to exclusively devote itself to film adaptations of children's classics. Includes extended filmographies, bibliographies, as well as photographs. Octavo. 304 pages; indexed. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13275 Street, James THE VELVET DOUBLET
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., 1953. First edition. Bound in pale blue cloth lettered in burgundy to the spine and with burgundy top-edge coloring, map endpapers. Hardcover. A hint of age-darkening to the blue cloth binding, a suggestion of offsetting to the endsheets, else a nearly fine copy; in a pictorial dust jacket that is also age-darkened, particularly to spine panel. Jacket design by Richard Cardiff. 
Historical novel of "a lifetime spent on the sea in the most dazzling years in all the history of navigation and discovery" told in the first person by a seaman under the command of "a brave arrogant, and determined visionary," Christopher Columbus. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13276 Street, James THE VELVET DOUBLET
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., 1953. First edition. Bound in pale blue cloth lettered in burgundy to the spine and with burgundy top-edge coloring, map endpapers. Hardcover. Some fading to spine and upper edge of cover, faint offsetting to endsheets, tiny bump to lower edge, else about near fine; in a pictorial dust jacket that is also age-darkened, particularly to spine panel, and that is nicked at the spine ends. 
"A novel of Columbus--the dreamer who built a bridge to the New World." Historical fiction from the Mississippi author of TAP ROOTS. Jacket design by Richard Cardiff. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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13277 Streuli, Carl A. & Averell, Philip; editors ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY OF NITROGEN AND ITS COMPOUNDS: Parts 1 and 2
New York/London/Sydney/Toronto: Wiley-Interscience, (1970). 0471833703 First edition. Two volumes. Both volumes are bound in teal cloth with gilt spine titles on a black panel. Hardcover. A fine, fresh set; in illustrated dust jackets. The dust jacket of Volume One displays a minor abrasion (from an old price-sticker removal) to the lower front panel. 763 pages; cumulative index. Figures and tables. 
Volume 28 of Chemical Analysis: A Series of Monographs on Analytical Chemistry and its Applications. A comprehensive and systematic collection of 16 chapters on the analytical chemistry of nitrogen compounds exclusive of alkaloids. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13278 Strieber, Whitley THE WOLFEN
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1978). 0688033474 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in silver-lettered black cloth shelfback over black boards; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket that shows just a whisper of age-toning. 
Strieber's debut, and one of the great modern werewolf yarns. Stylishly filmed in 1981 with Albert Finney and Gregory Hines. A beautiful example! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13279 Strieber, Whitley THE NIGHT CHURCH
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1983). Book club edition. With the code O10 on page 278. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows very light rubbing and age-toning. 
The fourth novel from the author of COMMUNION and THE WOLFEN. Jonathan Titus Banion and Patricia Murray must solve the riddle of an eerie church that serves a dark purpose after hours. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13280 Strobel, Margaret MUSLIM WOMEN IN MOMBASA, 1890-1975
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1979. 0300023022 First edition, first printing. 258 pages, including index. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full black cloth with silver spine stamping; in a very good plus photo-pictorial dust jacket that shows some minor nicking, mild age-toning, short closed tears to upper rear panel and to upper front flap fold. 
Co-winner of the Herskovits Award, African Studies Association. Strobel is the Interim Director, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, and Professor of Gender and Women's Studies and History, University of Illinois at Chicago. A key, though scarce title. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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13281 Strode, Hudson JEFFERSON DAVIS: American Patriot 1808-1861
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1955). First edition. Hardcover. Former owner's name on the front endpaper else very good in shelfworn dust jacket with shallow chipping and sticker scar. 
460 pages. A full scale biography before the great conflict. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13282 Strom, Marianne METRO-ART DANS LES METRO-POLES: Art et Architecture dans les Metropoles
Paris: Jacques Damase Editeur, June 1990. 2904632298 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine in brightly colored, glossy wraps with French-fold flaps. Quarto. 
This quality production of the art and architecture of the world's subways offers an explanatory text in the French language generously complemented with crisp photo-pictorial illustrations in color and black-and-white. 183 pages; bibliographie. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13283 Strong, James C. WAH-KEE-NAH AND HER PEOPLE
New York/London: G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1893. First edition. Bound in navy blue cloth, lettered in gilt, with gilt decoration to front cover depicting a warrior on horseback hunting a buffalo. Hardcover. Offsetting to the endpapers, mild shelfwear, attractive book plate from the Library of the Southwest Museum of Los Angeles to the front pastedown, else near fine; no dust jacket. 
James C. Strong lived amongst a tribe of North American Indians for six years and these are his observations of their customs, traditions and legends, as well as an account of how white men affected their lives. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13284 Stross, Charles SATURN'S CHILDREN
New York: Ace Books, (2008). 0441015948 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. New. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The brilliant futurist, Hugo Award-winner, and highly educated author (with degrees in both computer science and pharmacy) shows his versaltilty, again here with a satirical space opera. Only androids are left in the 23rd century. SIGNED by Stross. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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13285 Stross, Charles ACCELERANDO
New York: Ace Books, (2006). 0441014151 First paperback edition. Mass Market Paperback. Fine, a new book, in illustrated wraps. 
Stross's "brilliant and panoramic vision of uncontrollably accelerating technology vaults him into the front rank of sf trailblazers, alongside Gibson and Stephenson, and promises to become a seminal work in the genre."--Carl Hays. 
Price: 7.99 USD
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13286 Stross, Charles THE ATROCITY ARCHIVES
(Urbana, IL): Golden Gryphon Press, (2004). 1930846258 First edition, SECOND printing. SIGNED by the author at a recent event in our bookshop! Hardcover. Fine; in a fine dust jacket illustrated by Steve Montiglio. With an introduction by Ken MacLeod. 
"The climactic scenes...form one of the most compelling and intellectually engaging narrative sequences in the SF canon, the logics of demonology and physics in astounding tandem."--Nick Gevers. Also includes the novella, "The Concrete Jungle." 
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13287 Stross, Charles GLASSHOUSE
New York: Ace Books, (2006). 0441014038 First edition, THIRD printing. SIGNED by the author at an event in our bookshop! Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. New from the publisher! 
To forget war-time memories in the 25th century, Robin volunteers to live in the experimental Glasshouse, a former prison for deranged war criminals that will recreate Earth's "dark ages"--the 1950s. "A wry SF thriller satisfies on all levels"--PW. 
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13288 Stross, Charles THE CLAN CORPORATE: Book Three of the Merchant Princes
New York: Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2006). 0765309300 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author! Hardcover. Fine; in a fine dust jacket Jacket art by Paul Youll. 
"Stross's lively third volume in his Merchant Princes SF series finds 33-year-old Boston journalist Miriam Beckstein still caught in a 'barely post-feudal' alternate world where she's part of a mafiosa-like family called 'the Clan.'"--PW. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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13289 Stross, Charles THE MERCHANTS' WAR: Book Four of the Merchants' War
New York: Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2007). 0765316714 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author! Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In this fourth Merchant Princes episode, the clan, a Machiavellian trading dynasty whose members can cross among parallel universes, are losing control of their own affairs, and are embroiled in a shooting war with local royalty. 
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13290 Stross, Charles HALTING STATE
New York: Ace Books, (2007). 0441014984 First edition, SECOND printing. SIGNED by the author at an event in our bookshop. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket illustrated by Sophie Toulouse. New from the publisher! 
Published in hardcover only in the U.S., to date. "This brilliantly conceived techno-crime thriller spreads a black humor frosting over the grim prospect of the year 2012. Hugo-winner Stross creates a deeply immersive story."--PW. 
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13291 Struther, Jan MRS. MINIVER
New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, (1940). B0006D8AS0 First U.S. edition: trade issue [does not state edition]. SIGNED by the author to the front endpaper. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-stamped, deep rose boards; in a near fine dust jacket with several closed tears. 
Beloved portrait of the quintessential British housewife; first appeared in the late thirties on the court page of The Times; adapted so successfully into a Greer Garson-starred film that FDR gave Struther credit for hastening America's entry into WWII. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13292 Stuart, Anthony RUSSAIN LEAVE
New York: Arbor House, (1981). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with traces of shelfwear to the edges. 
A novel featuring Vladimir Gull. Review copy with materials. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13293 Stuart, Francis IN SEARCH OF LOVE
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1935. First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tiny penned note (dated in 1937) to front pastedown, else fine, sharp, bright, virtually as new--in tan binding with orange lettering and orange top-edge tint; in a pictorial dust jacket that is faded to the spine panel, but is otherwise very nearly fine. 
A middle-aged, slightly bewildered woman bets her savings on a horse race; meets a beautiful young film star; and, overnight, becomes "Everybody's Mummy" to an adoring public. From the controversial Australian-born Irish author who died in 2000. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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13294 Stuart, Francis; With a Postscript by Harry T. Moore BLACK LIST, SECTION H
Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, (1971). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild fading to the extremities and endpapers, thus near fine in black cloth with spine titles in white; in a lightly shelfworn, very good plus dust jacket with several scratches to the front panel, a few minor edge tears, and a tiny chip to the spine. 
The Irish writer's twentieth novel, the con­summation of a lifetime devoted to writing, and perhaps the keystone through which all of his other works must be viewed. Almost totally autobiographical--an experience deeply lived and set down in fine prose. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13295 Stuart, Jane A YEAR'S HARVEST
Bel Air, Maryland: Landmark House, (1957). B0006EAVCM First edition, first printing: a chapbook original A nearly fine copy with mild wear, a hint of fading to covers, one corner crease to lower front cover; staplebound within green printed cardstock covers. 
For her fourteenth Christmas, Jane Stuart, daughter of Kentucky author Jesse Stuart, prepared a brochure of her own poetry as a gift for her parents. Landmark House here issues Jane's gift book in an attractive pamphlet with illustrations by Kate Lord. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13296 Stuart, Jane YELLOWHAWK
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1973). 0070621969 First edition. Hardcover. Mild shelfwear, tiny dot of stain to upper page edges, covers a trifle splayed, else near fine; in price-clipped illustrated dust jacket with a nick to spine crown, vertical crease to front flap, and minor wear and age-toning to the extremities. 
The story of a first-year teacher at an elementary school in eastern Kentucky is the first novel by the daughter of celebrated Appalachian author, Jesse Stuart. The front free endpaper of this copy SIGNED by the author with the salutation, "Best Wishes." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13297 Stuart, Jane PASSERMAN'S HOLLOW
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1974). 0070622027 First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine; in an illustrated dust jacket with very mild age-toning. Jacket illustration by Bill Ronalds. 
Hilda's life on a Kentucky farm has been monotonous for years, but when her closest friend disappears it shakes her and the town out of their routine. The second novel by the poet/novelist daughter of Jesse Stuart. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13298 Stuart, Jane LAND OF THE FOX
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1975). 0070622019 First edition. Hardcover. Mild rubbing to the covers, else near fine in black cloth; in an illustrated dust jacket with mild edgewear and a tiny dot of stain to the front panel. Jacket illustration by Tom Upshur. 
In the city of New Orleans, a young woman attempts to avoid personal entanglements and deal with the complexities of her life, a balance she seems destined to lose. The third novel from the poet/author daughter of the noted regional author, Jesse Stuart. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13299 Stuart, Jesse BEYOND DARK HILLS: A Personal Story
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1938. First edition. Six black-and-white illustrations by Ishmael. Hardcover. Very good plus: owner's name to front pastedown, mild foxing to page edges and endpapers, light rubbing and hint of fading to spine, minor shelfwear; bound in pebbled green cloth with gilt scenic device to spine, gilt title to cover; lacking dust jacket. 
Originally written as a term paper while Stuart was attending Vanderbilt University in 1932, this autobiographical work about his childhood in Kentucky was his first full-length prose work and was a key in his development as a writer. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13300 Stuart, Jesse TAPS FOR PRIVATE TUSSIE
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1943. First edition. In full terra-cotta cloth, lettered in black to front cover and spine; in pictorial dust jacket with artwork by Ishmael. Hardcover. Very good plus: lightly bumped corner tips, owner's discreet signature to front free endsheet, mild fading to upper corner of rear cover, faint soiling to page edges; dust jacket shows shallow chipping at spine ends, rubbing, nicking, short edge tears. 
One of Stuart's most popular novels begins with the burial of the Tussie's soldier son who has been killed in World War II, but whose G.I. insurance money allows the family to move into the nicest house in town. Thomas Jefferson Southern Award-winner. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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