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13801 Tyler, Anne THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST
Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, (1999). First edition thus: Collector's Edition issued by the Easton Press in the Signed Modern Classics series. SIGNED by the author to the limitation page. Fine in full dark brown leather, decorated and lettered in gilt, with hubbed spine, all edges gilt, silk endpapers, satin ribbon marker. Publisher's informational note card and Certificate of Authenticity laid in. 
Winner of the 1986 National Book Critics Circle Award, with Anne Tyler drawing praise as America's Jane Austen. Lawrence Kasdan adapted the novel into a film that won the NY Film Critics Circle's best picture award and earned Geena Davis an Oscar. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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13802 Tyler, Anne IF MORNING EVER COMES [dust jacket only]
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1964. First edition, first printing; first state. Hardcover. ORIGINAL DUST JACKET ONLY! Five small brown cello-tape stains to the inside of the dust jacket, which have slightly bled through, otherwise this jacket in near fine condtion with two very tiny tears to the spine ends, no chipping. 
A nice first state dust jacket for the first edition of Anne Tyler's first novel. The jacket is priced $4.95, and has the date code "10/64" to the lower front flap. We are selling the jacket only--no book included! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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13803 Tyler, George C. in collaboration with Furnas, J.C. WHATEVER GOES UP
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1934). B00085AAA2 First edition. Introduction by Booth Tarkington. SIGNED by Tyler on the flyleaf. Hardcover. Very good plus with lightly stained covers, edgewear, bookplate over abraded area of pastedown, faint spotting to top edge, ex-library white ink underline of author's name on spine, and tiny chip to bottom of title page; lacking dust jacket. 
Autobiography of, as Tarkington says, "...an astonishing boy who came out of a little midland town...to take his place as a chief figure of the American Stage in its great period." Reminiscences (and photographs) of the theatrical giants of the age. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13804 Tyre, Nedra TWICE SO FAR
New York: Random House, (1971). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a very good dust jacket with a bit of delamination. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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13805 Tyrrell, Ian THE ABSENT MARX: Class Analysis and Liberal History in Twentieth-Century America
New York/Westport, Connecticut/London: Greenwood Press, (1986). 0313248761 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in beige linen with brown titles and rules to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 
Number 115 in the Contributions in American History series. A study of the developments in liberal and Marxist history exploring their roots and relationships over the course of the twentieth century. 270 pages; bibliographical essay; and index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13806 Uhlendorf, B.A., editor HEAT TRANSFER: A Symposium Held at the University of Michigan During the Summer of 1952
(Ann Arbor, Michigan): University of Michigan/Engineering Research Instit 1953. First edition. 286 pages; equipment photos; figures; graphs and charts. Hardcover. Mild uniform age-toning to the endpapers, previous owner's name stamped to the front pastedown, very mild rubbing to shelf edges, else very good plus in greenish-blue cloth with gilt titles to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 
A collection of lectures by active specialists in the field given during the summer session as a symposium for graduate students and research engineers. The main emphasis is on heat transfer problems and the effect of high thermal gradients on materials. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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13807 Ullom, Judith C., compiler FOLKLORE OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS: An Annotated Bibliography
Washington: Library of Congress, 1969. First edition. Hardcover. Some soiling to the covers, otherwise a very good plus copy in decorated silk boards, without dust jacket. 
Octavo. 126 pages, index, illustrated. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13808 Underhill, Miriam GIVE ME THE HILLS
Riverside, CT: The Chatham Press, (1971). First U.S. edition: Originally published in England in 1956. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
This edition reproduces the first thirteen chapters of the British edition with the addition of a final updated chapter and more than doubles the photographic illustrations which have been produced in a larger format giving a greater scope than before. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13809 Underwood, Michael THE UNPROFESSIONAL SPY
Garden City, New York: Crime Club/Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1964. B000CZ3Q1I First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good in chianti cloth with silver spine lettering: spotting to upper page edges, mild spine slant, faint offsetting to endsheets; in a very good minus illustrated dust jacket: soiled, dampstained, edgeworn. 
Martin Ainsworth is a barrister, not a spy, but when his country asks him to undertake a secret assignment in East Berlin he reluctantly agrees to go--30 years earlier he had loved a girl named Elli Seidler who is now suspected of being a Communist spy! 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13810 Underwood, Michael CROOKED WOOD
New York: St. Martin's, (1978). 0312176538 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 

Price: 10.00 USD
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13811 Underwood, Michael CRIME UPON CRIME
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1981). 0312172044 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a like, lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
Arthur Kedby is a blackmailer. "This is the story of the weird and bloody events that followed from Kedby's attempts to blackmail a Judge of the Crown Court." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13812 Underwood, Michael THE UNINVITED CORPSE
New York: St. Martin's, (1987). 0312000235 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
A Rosa Epton mystery from the author of CRIME UPON CRIME. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13813 Underwood, Michael THE UNINVITED CORPSE
New York: St. Martin's, (1987). 0312000235 Book club edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
A Rosa Epton mystery and the forty-first novel from the author of DEATH IN CAMERA. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13814 Underwood, Michael THE INJUDICIOUS JUDGE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1988). 0312014473 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Rosa Epton mystery by the lawyer John Michael Evelyn (1916-1992), who wrote nearly 50 crime novels as Michael Underwood. In this case Rosa Upton--England's answer to Perry Mason--defends a client accused of the murder of a notoriously abrasive judge. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13815 Underwood, Michael COMPELLING CASE
London: Macmillan, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Former owner's blindstamp to the front end papers and title page, else a very good plus copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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13816 Underwood, Michael ROSA'S DILEMMA
London: Macmillan, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Former owner's blindstamp to the front end papers and title page, else a very good plus copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 12.50 USD
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13817 Underwood, Michael LAWFUL PURSUIT
Garden City, New York: Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday and Company, 1958. First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, fresh, as-new, in black binding with orange spine titling; in an about near fine dust jacket with light wear and nicking, minor soiling. 
Detective Constable Cordari goes undercover to discover the connection among five accused men who have all jumped bail and disappeared within a period of six months. And then Cordari himself jumps bail and vanishes. Set in London and Algeria. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13818 Underwood, Michael PARTY TO MURDER
London: Macmillan, (1983). 0333350081 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild age-toning, else fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Murder at an office Christmas Party with London solicitor, Rosa Epton on the case. John Michael Evelyn (1916-1992), as Michael Underwood, wrote crime novels that usually featured legal backgrounds with courtroom scenes and police investigations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13819 Undset, Sigrid THE MISTRESS OF HUSABY: Kristin Lavransdatter, II
London and Copenhagen: Gyldendal, 1925. First U.K. edition, first printing: in two volumes. Hardcover. Fine, fresh, virtually as-new, in green binding with dark blue lettering and rules; dust jacket for Volume I shows a tiny chip and short closed tears to front panel, Volume II jacket a chip to upper rear; otherwise the jackets are nearly fine. 
Two-volume English rendition of the second part of the Nobel Prize Winner's masterpiece, a three-volume historical novel which follows its title character through her life in fourteenth-century Scandinavia. Jacket art by Franklin Adams. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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13820 Ungerer, Tomi CRICTOR
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, (1958). First edition, first printing. No Blue Ribbon seal on dust jacket. Hardcover. Light wear, some areas of abrasion to upper and lower edges, else fine, in black shelfback over pictorial boards; in a price-clipped, worn and soiled pictorial dust jacket with shallow chip to lower spine end, minor nicking, short creased edge tears. 
Wonderfully silly picture-book tale of Madam Bodot, a teacher in a peaceful French village, and her affectionate and lovable pet boa constrictor--who lets children use him as a jump rope and practice their knots with him. Love live Crictor! 
Price: 125.00 USD
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13821 United Nations UNITED NATIONS POSTAGE STAMPS
New York: United Nations Department of Public Information, 1956. First edition. Trade Paperback. Name and address rubber-stamped on the half title page, else near fine in pictorial wraps. 
(88) pages. Illustrated. Thin trade paperback. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13822 Unsold, Albrecht THE NEW COSMOS
New York: Springer-Verlag, 1969. First U.S. edition. Page edges starting to tan, otherwise a near fine copy in illustrated fabric wraps. 
Volume 5/6 of the Heidelberg Science Library. Translated by William H. McCrea. 373 pages, bibliography, index. Figures in text throughout. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13823 Unsworth, Barry THE RAGE OF THE VULTURE
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1983. 0395325269 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-lettered chianti cloth shelfback over ochre boards; a fine dust jacket that shows light age-toning. 
In Constaninople, on the evening of Robert Markham's engagement to an Armenian woman, the massacres erupted. Saved by his British citizenship, he witnessed the brutal rape and murder of his fiancee. Twelve years later, he seeks revenge. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13824 Updike, John MARRY ME: A Romance
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. 039440856X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in blue cloth with silver and gilt stamping, reddish upper page-edge tint; in a very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket. 
"With keen intelligence, Updike has cut a slice of life the width of one town, the height of one feverish summer, the depth of four people trying to understand why their center does not hold -- and turned it into a mirror of our modern popular wisdom." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13825 Updike, John THE EARLY STORIES 1953-1975
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. 1400040728 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
A collection of 103 stories from John Updike's first two decades of a lengthy career than now spans over 50 years. Eighty stories first appeared in THE NEW YORKER and the other twenty-three in various literary journals. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13826 Updike, John RABBIT AT REST
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. 0394588150 First trade edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a very nealy fine dust jacket with a tiny closed tear. 
Updike's Pulitzer Prize-winning fourth and final novel about ex-basketball player Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13827 Updike, John S.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Updike's thirteenth novel is modern take on THE SCARLET LETTER in the form of letters and tapes dispatched by his 42-year-old heroine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13828 Updike, John IN THE BEAUTY OF THE LILIES
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. 0679446400 First edition. Hardcover. An about near fine copy in a dust jacket that shows one tiny corner crease to front flap. 
"Updike's seventeenth novel begins in 1910, and traces God's relation to four generations of an American family."--from the jacket blurb. The title is from "The Battle Hymn of the Republic." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13829 Upfield, Arthur AN AUTHOR BITES THE DUST
Garden City, New York: Crime Club/Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1948. First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Acidic paper quite tanned with tears and mild chipping to the margins of a few pages, covers show spotted stains, soiling, and shelfwear, the spine is mildly faded, else a good copy; lacking the dust jacket. 
"Set in Australia, the detective Napoleon Bonaparte enters the world of publishing and belles-lettres to find a murderer in their midst."--John Ballinger. "Death by poisoning in a locked room." Adey, Locked Room Murders, #1838. Bibliomystery. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13830 Upfield, Arthur W. THE BONE IS POINTED
(Melbourne): Angus & Robertson, (1966). Reprint. Hardcover. Small speck of stain to the top page edges, else near fine; in a price-clipped and lightly shelfworn, wraparound illustrated dust jacket with design by Wal Stackpool. 
Singled out by Barzun and Taylor as one of Boney's best adventures ("a surprising solution"), and selected for Garland's FIFTY CLASSICS OF CRIME 1900-1975. An elusive title, originally published in 1938 by Angus and Robertson. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13831 Upfield, Arthur W. THE BUSHMAN WHO CAME BACK
Garden City, New York: The Crime Club/Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1957. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine, in a black binding lettered in orange to the spine; in an age-toned illustrated dust jacket that shows some creasing and nicking to the spine panel, light edgewear, and a faint cup-ring stain to front panel. 
A Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte mystery originally published by Heinemann as BONY BUYS A WIFE. Jacket design by Franklyn Webber. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13832 Upfield, Arthur W. VALLEY OF SMUGGLERS
Garden City, New York: The Crime Club/Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1960. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in blue cloth lettered in white to the spine; in a mildly age-toned and lightly edgeworn illustrated dust jacket. Jacket by Pat Reynolds. 
"Bony" poses as a horse thief and a "partaker of stolen fowls" to win the confidence of the rough, hard-drinking inhabitants of the coastal lowlands at the base of Australia's Southern Mountains. Originally issued by Heinemann as BONY AND THE KELLY GANG. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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13833 Upton, Richard, compiled and edited by FORT CUSTER ON THE BIG HORN 1877-1898: its history and personalities as told and pictured by its contemporaries
Glendale, California: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1973. 0870621017 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A trifle shaken, pages tanned, mild wear, some faint discoloration to covers, thus very good; in blue cloth with gilt spine stamping; no dust jacket. 
Chronicles the "finest military post in the world" on a bluff overlooking two rivers in Montana, "the story of Fort Custer and its people -- by its people." 316 pages, indexed. Illustrated with photographs. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13834 Upton, Robert DEAD ON THE STICK
(New York): Viking, (1986). 0670803316 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in pictorial dust jacket with an collage illustration by Robert Shein of a tam-wearing golfer bloodily pierced through the abdomen by an enormous ball-bearing tee. 
Murder amidst the members of the ultra-exclusive Palm Isle Golf Club lures San Francisco dick Amos McGuffin to the spectacular duffer's paradise where his suspects run the gamut from predatory yacht-owning widows to sinister voodoo priests. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13835 Urban, G.R., editor EURO-COMMUNISM: Its Roots and Future in Italy and Elsewhere
New York: Universe Books, (1978). 0876633297 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Includes essays by Andrei Amalrik, Manuel Azcarate, Luigi Barzini, Jean Elleinstein, Renzo de Felice, Fabio Mussi, Lucio Lombardo Radice, Rosario Romeo, Domenico Settembrini, Bartolomeo Sorge SJ, and Altiero Spinelli. 287 pages; notes and index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13836 Ures, Louise FORCING AMARYLLIS
New York/Boston: Mysterious Press, (2005). 0892960094 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Combines grit, guts, tension, compassion, and wry humor to make a gripping story with unforgettable characters. Every image is so sharp and precise, she must have written this with the edge of a knife."--Gillian Roberts. Debut suspense novel for Ures. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13837 Uris, Leon A GOD IN RUINS
(New York, N.Y.): HarperCollinsPublishers, (1999). 0060183772 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very very nearly fine, in a fine dust jacket. 
Spanning the decades from WWII to the 2008 presidential campaign, this novel by the author of EXODUS tells the story of an honest, principled, and courageous man on the brink of becoming the second Irish Catholic U.S. president. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13838 Usborne, Richard CLUBLAND HEROES: A Nostalgic Study of Some Recurrent Characters in the Romantic Fiction of Dornford Yates, John Buchan and Sapper
London: Barrie & Jenkins, (1974). 0214200124 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine; in a price-clipped, else fine dust jacket. Small octavo. 186 pages. 
First published in 1953, this is a thoroughly revised edition (with a new introduction by the author) of this affectionate evocation of the world of these three popular adventure writers. Scarce! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13839 Ustinov, Nikolai THE FROG PRINCESS And Other Tales
New York: Doubleday, (1988). 0385246242 First U.S. edition, first printing. Originally published in 1986 as DIE SCHOENSTEN MAERCHEN. Hardcover. Fine, in laminated, illustrated boards; in matching illustrated dust jacket with just a hint of age-toning. Small quarto. 
"Stellar collection of well-told stories and exquisite paintings...Ustinov's classical paintings, swept in light and shadow, fancifully combine realistic and enchanted elements."--PW. Six stories, from Germany, Italy, France, Russia, Finland, and Sweden. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13840 Ustinov, Peter THE LOSER
Boston/Toronto: Little, Brown and Company/Atlantic Monthly Press (1960). First edition. Hardcover. One corner tip very lightly bruised, a tiny patch of abrasion to front free endsheet, else a fine copy in a very mildly edgeworn, lightly age-toned, but otherwise fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Sandra Whipple 
Lovely copy of the multi-talented hyphenate's first novel, a satirical tale of a Nazi soldier, who, hardened by daily contact with death, disease and defeat, finds himself aroused to love and compassion when he is transferred to Italy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13841 Ustinov, Peter HALFWAY UP THE TREE
New York: Random House, (1968). First edition: Review copy, with slip laid in. Bound in gilt-stamped black cloth over lime green boards with blind-embossed Random House logo. Hardcover. Some tiny spotting to the leaf-green top edge coloring, faint offsetting to endsheets, else near fine; in spine-whitened, rubbed and age-toned dust jacket with a new tiny edge tears and a tiny patch of pale stain. 
Ustinov's well-reviewed but short-lived generation gap comedy was directed by the author and starred Anthony Quayle and Eileen Herlie. Illustrated with production photos reproduced on coated stock inserts. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13842 Uttley, Alison; chosen by Kathleen Lines FROM SPRING TO SPRING: Stories of the Four Seasons
London: Faber and Faber, (1978). 0571111440 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in turquoise boards with gilt spine titles; in a faintly age-toned, otherwise fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Tales that travel from the beginning of spring through high summer, harvest, autumn winds, and winter snows, and back to spring again--selected by Lines from Uttley books collections published over a period of forty years. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13843 Uttley, Alison; chosen by Kathleen Lines FAIRY TALES BY ALISON UTTLEY
London: Faber and Faber, (1975). 0571107036 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine, with faint offsetting to endsheets, some scattered spots of foxing to page edges; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket showing some age-toning and shallow nicking at the edges. 
Lines has plucked 13 of Uttley's best tales from her many published volumes--including her very first collection, 1932's MOONSHINE AND MAGIC, to make a wonderful sampler highlighting the charm and lyricism of Uttley's work. Illustrated by Ann Strugnell. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13844 Uttley, Alison; illustrated by Graham Percy The Adventures of Sam Pig: THE CHRISTMAS BOX
London/Boston: Faber and Faber, (1988). 0571151647 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in pictorial boards. 
New edition of the 1939 holiday entry in the chronicles of Sam Pig by the author beloved for her tales of the Little Grey Rabbit and Tim Rabbit and for her classic timeslip novel, A TRAVELLER IN TIME. Small octavo. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13845 Vachon, John JOHN VACHON'S AMERICA: Photographs and Letters from the Depression to World War II
Berkeley/Los Angeles/London: University of California Press, (2003). 0520223780 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in chestnut linen with silver titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. Square quarto. 344 pages; 82 documentary photographic-plates: 32 other photographic plates; notes; works cited; illustrations; and index. 
Edited, with introductory texts, by Miles Orvell. "An intriguing picture of a talented, introspective man as he goes about his work as an FSA photographer during the late 1930s and early 1940s."--Townsend Ludington. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13846 Vachss, Andrew TWO TRAINS RUNNING
New York: Pantheon Books, (2005). 1400043816 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Bump to lower edge rear cover, else fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Winner of the Raymond Chandler Award for his body of work, Vachss writing style has been compared to the rapid-fire prose of Hammett. This crime novel is set against the historical backdrop of postwar America, 1959-60. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13847 Vachss, Andrew ONLY CHILD
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. 0375414878 First edition, first printing. Dated and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Burke is hired to find a mafia man's daughter in this Long Island-set installment in the Burke mystery series. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13848 Vachss, Andrew SHELLA
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1993. 0679424164 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"A noir archetype as bare as unfinished furniture. The plot...has been sanded down into a taut monofilament... The prose in SHELLA is boiled to the bone." --Village Voice. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13849 Vachss, Andrew BLUE BELLE
New York: Knopf, 1988. First edition. Hardcover. A few tiny specks of stain to the top page edges, else fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Burke novel. This copy is inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13850 Vachss, Andrew BLUE BELLE
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. 0394572289 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Burke novel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13851 Vachss, Andrew BLUE BELLE
New York: Knopf, 1988. 0394572289 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine copy in slick illustrated wraps. 
A Burke novel by the author of FLOOD and STREGA. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13852 Vachss, Andrew HARD CANDY
New York: Knopf, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Very sight rubbing and bumping to the lower spine edge, else a near fine copy in like dust jacket. 
A Burke novel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13853 Vachss, Andrew BLOSSOM
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. 0394585232 First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a lightly age-toned dust jacket. 
A Burke crime novel from the author of FLOOD, STREGA, BLUE BELLE and HARD CANDY. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13854 Vachss, Andrew DEAD AND GONE
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000. 0375411216 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine dust jacket with one very short closed tear to the upper edge of the inner front flap. 
Burke seeks revenge for the death of his beloved partner, and, with a new look and a new identity he goes underground to find the culprit among a group of neo-Nazis, pedophiles, and kiddie porn producers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13855 Vachss, Andrew SAFE HOUSE
New York: Alfred A Knopf, (1998). 0375400842 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Vachss puts Burke 'hard-core career criminal and man-for-hire' up against a new breed of predator: stalkers. Some obsessed, some deranged, all dangerous. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13856 Vachss, Andrew HARD CANDY
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1989. 0394577914 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Burke--the private eye, sting artist, and occasional hit man who metes out a cruelly ingenious vengeance on those who victimize children--is up against a messiah, who may be rescuing runaways or recruiting them for his own purposes. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13857 Vachss, Andrew FOOTSTEPS OF THE HAWK
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1995. 0679445005 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Burke is the pawn in a conspiracy involving two rogue cops and a grisly string of sex crimes. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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13858 Vachss, Andrew H. FLOOD
New York: Donald I. Fine, Inc., (1985). 0917657438 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild dust soiling to the page edges, else fine; in a fine dust jacket with a crease to the front flap. 
"In this [first] thriller, Andrew Vachss's renegade private eye teams up with a lethally gifted avenger to follow a child's murderer through the catacombs of New York, where every alley is blind and the penthouses are as dangerous as the basements." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13859 Vaheri, Antti and Ruoslahti, Erkki and Mosher, Deane F., editors FIBROBLAST SURFACE PROTEIN
New York: The New York Academy of Sciences, 1978. First edition. Corner tips lightly bumped, rear cover rubbed with wear, a one inch minor reading crease to lower front cover, else a very good tight copy in blue wraps. 
Trade paperbound. Volume 312 in the Annals of The New York Academy of Sciences, June 20, 1978. Contains numerous essays on high-molecular-weight glycoprotein. 456 pages. Illustrated with figures, graphs, tables, and cellular photographs. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13860 Valentine, Deborah A COLLECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHS
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1989. 0575044640 First hardcover edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The author's second novel was a paperback original in the U.S. and an Edgar and Shamus Award Nominee. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13861 Valin, Jonathan FIRE LAKE
New York: Delacorte Press, (1987). 0385295898 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in an age-toned, else fine dust jacket. 
The seventh Harry Stoner mystery from the author of THE LIME PIT and LIFE'S WORK. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13862 Valin, Jonathan FINAL NOTICE
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1980). First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy with traces of shelfwear, a tiny dot of stain to rear free endpaper; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
The second Harry Stoner novel, inscribed and SIGNED by Valin to the title-page. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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13863 Valin, Jonathan DAY OF WRATH
New York: Congdon and Lattes, (1982). 0312921225 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a mildly age-toned, else fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Richard Harvey. 
A Harry Stoner mystery from the author of DEADLETTER and FIRE LAKE. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13864 Valin, Jonathan MUSIC LOVERS
(New York): Delacorte, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Harry Stoner mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13865 Vallejo, Boris & Bell, Julie; text by Nigel Suckling TITANS: The Heroic Visions of Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell
(New York, N.Y.): Thunder's Mouth Press, (2000) 1560252731 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in laminated, color-illustrated boards; printed on coated stock; in matching color-illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. 
The complete collection of Vallejo and Bell's paintings of the Marvel Comics heroes--with special sections on Spidey, the X-Men (and Women) and the Avengers; plus appearances by other comic characters. This copy SIGNED by both artists to the title-page. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13866 Vallejo, Doris; Vallejo, Boris, illustrator THE BOY WHO SAVED THE STARS
New York, New York: O'Quinn Studios, Inc, 1978. 0931064058 First edition. SIGNED by Boris to the front free endsheet. Hardcover. Some mild age-toning to pages and to covers, else a fine copy in color-illustrated boards; in a price-clipped, but otherwise very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket with artwork that echoes that on the boards. 
Fantasy picturebook tale of a boy named Alo who lives on a tiny planet many light years away and who must find a way to stop the stars from disappearing from the skies. 32 pages of color paintings by Boris in an unwonted, comic-book style. Charming. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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13867 Van Abbe, Derek Maurice IMAGE OF A PEOPLE: The Germans and Their Creative Writing Under and Since Bismarck
London/Toronto/Wellington/Sydney: George C. Harrap & Co. Ltd., (1964). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated price-clipped dust jacket, with a tiny closed edge tear to the lower rear panel and faint rubbing and soiling to the front and rear panels. 246 pages, bibliography, twenty-two black-and-white plates, index. 
A study of contemporary German literature since 1870, including the influences of politics, religion, and the social circumstances on the principal authors' work. Van Abbe analyzes poetry, drama, and prose written in the last one hundred years. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13868 Van Allsburg, Chris JUST A DREAM
Boston. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1990. 039553308 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in green cloth-backed boards with lettering in gilt and a blind-stamped decoration; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. 
The Caldecott-winning artist and author of such books as JUMANJI and THE POLAR EXPRESS brings us a striking look at what our future may hold, in unique and evocative pictures, when a young boy falls asleep and his wish of seeing the future comes true. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13869 Van Allsburg, Chris THE WRETCHED STONE
Boston. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1991. 0395533074 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth-backed paper boards in dark blue with decoration in gilt; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. 
Beautifully illustrated in full-color. The crew of a ship become ill after a mysterious stone is taken aboard their ship, in another tale by one of America's premier author/illustrators, creator of such books as THE POLAR EXPRESS and JUMANJI. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13870 Van Assen, P. VEKMAKELIJKE GESCHIEDENIS DE VECHTKUNST: Voor Kenners en Leeken
Amsterdam: Gebroeders Kraay, 1878. No edition noted. Title roughly translates as ''HISTORY OF THE ART OF FIGHTING For Experts and Layman.'' Hardcover. Very good plus: wear and abrasion to extremities, rubbing to covers, interior quite nice with the exception of foxing to the inserted plates; gilt and black stamped maroon cloth over marbled boards. 
Text in Dutch. Appears to be a pointed political satire of the history of war, with 16 cartoonish engravings colored in sepia and blood-red and depicting scenes of mayhem--from prehistory, the Greeks and Romans, on up to Napoleon and beyond. 105 pp. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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13871 van de Wetering, Jan THE PERFIDIOUS PARROT
(New York): Soho, (1997). 1569471029 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Two small tears to the spine, else near fine in red printed wraps. 
"Van de Wetering has plotted his cases satisfyingly well for those who relish the puzzle. But the puzzle element is not paramount. There is so much other entertainment."--Armchair Detective. By the author of OUTSIDER IN AMSTERDAM and TUMBLEWEED. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13872 van de Wetering, Jan THE PERFIDIOUS PARROT
(New York): Soho, (1997). 1569471029 First edition, first printing. Proof. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Van de Wetering has plotted his cases satisfyingly well for those who relish the puzzle. But the puzzle element is not paramount. There is so much other entertainment."--Armchair Detective. By the author of OUTSIDER IN AMSTERDAM and TUMBLEWEED. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13873 van de Wetering, Janwillem THE HOLLOW-EYED ANGEL
(New York, NY): Soho, (1996). 1569470561 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The 13th adventure for the Amsterdam cops leaves Grijpstra at home and follows the ailing commissaris and de Gier to Manhattan on the meandering trail of a Dutch national's death in Central Park, that involves a NYC mail-order book business. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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13874 van de Wetering, Janwillem THE JAPANESE CORPSE
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, (1977). 0395257778 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Slight spine lean, spots of light stain to the page edges, tiny speckled spots to the top page edges, else very good plus; in a very good minus dust jacket that is worn, age-toned, nicked, and torn. 
Those "antic and gentle" detectives de Gier and Grijpstra of the Amsterdam police force are back in their fifth adventure, this time the philosophical flatfoots must deal with heroin smugglers, stolen art and the yakusa, the Japanese mafia. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13875 van de Wetering, Janwillem A GLIMPSE OF NOTHINGNESS: Experiences in an American Zen Community
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1975. 0395204429 First edition in English. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Account of the young Dutchman's two-week intensive retreat in the company of an oddly assorted group of Americans dedicated to the discipline of Zen meditation. The author is best known for his mystery series about a pair of Amsterdam cops. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13876 van de Wetering, Janwillem THE SERGEANT'S CAT And Other Stories
New York: Pantheon Books, (1987). 0394549252 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in purple foil-lettered black cloth shelfback over purple boards; in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket, with jacket illustration by Bascove. 
Fourteen stories, eight featuring the Amsterdam Cops--Grijpstra, de Gier, and their cronies--and six with a rich variety of characters and settings, including a Dutch writer living on the Maine coast whose wife disposes of his mistress in a novel way. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13877 van den Berghe, Pierre L. CANEVILLE: The Social Structure Of A South African Town
Middletown, Ct.: Wesleyan University Press, (1964). First edition. Hardcover. Ownership stamp of Kenneth Rexroth with light foxing to page edges else very good plus in price-clipped and rubbed dust jacket. 

Price: 25.00 USD
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13878 Van Denburgh, Mary T. YE ON'S TEN HUNDRED SORROWS AND OTHER STORIES
San Francisco: The Murdock Press, 1907. First edition, first printing. Original sepia-toned photograph of the author tipped to the verso of the second blank leaf. Slim octavo. 58 pages. Hardcover. Original yellow printed wraps, hole-punched in three places, for the original tied-binding; bound in contemporary brown cloth with gilt-stamped "Chinese Stories" to the front cover. Minor edge wear and speckling to the cloth, very good, internally fresh. 
Collection of three illustrated stories and one essay on the Chinese immigrants of San Francisco by the occasional contributor to "The Overland Monthly", "Out West", and "The Era." Possibly one of a few copies bound for the author's use. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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13879 Van der Veer, Judy HIGHER THAN THE ARROW
San Carlos, California: Golden Gate Junior Books, (1969). B0006BVC64 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in a pictorial binding; in a very good plus illustrated dust jacket, with some minor nicking and edgewear. 
Juvenile novel set in a modern Indian reservation in the back country of Southern California, by the author of HOLD THE REIN FREE. Woodcuts by F. Leslie Matthews. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13880 Van Deventer, Emma Murdoch; Whitson, John Harvey; Edited by Donald K. Hartman FAIRGROUND FICTION: Detective Stories of the World's Columbian Exposition
Kenmore, New York: Motif Press, 1992. 0962958603 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine in slick, photo-pictorial wraps. Still in the publisher's unopened shrinkwrap. Edited by Donald K. Hartman; foreword by Carl S. Smith; with thumbnail bios of the authors, map of the fair; checklist of fictional works set at the Exposition. 
Fascinating pairing of two long o.p. detective novels inspired by the 1893 Chicago World's Fair--Van Deventer's AGAINST ODDS: A Detective Story, and Whitson's CHICAGO CHARLIE, THE COLUMBIAN DETECTIVE. Illustrated with photos of the Exposition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13881 Van Dine, S.S. THE BISHOP MURDER CASE
Boston, Massachusetts: Gregg Press, (1980). 0839825579 First edition thus. Photographic reprint of the first edition issued by Charles Scribner's Sons in 1929. In the Gregg Press Mystery Fiction Series. Hardcover. Tiny sticker shadow to upper front flap, one corner tip very lightly bruised, some rubbing to spine, else near fine, in grey cloth lettered in fuchsia to the spine; in an illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Melanie Stanley. 
With illustrations of the murder sites--one rendered as a plate, the other--as in the Scribner's first--as a fold-out. Introduction by Chris Steinbrunner, stills from the 1930 film starring Basil Rathbone. Frontisportrait of Van Dine by James M. Flagg. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13882 Van Dine, S.S. THE BENSON MURDER CASE
Boston, Massachusetts: Gregg Press, (1980). 0839825536 First edition thus. Photographic reprint of the first edition issued by Charles Scribner's Sons in 1926. In the Gregg Press Mystery Fiction Series. Hardcover. About fine, in grey cloth lettered in fuchsia to the spine; in an illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Melanie Stanley. With a new introduction by Chris Steinbrunner 
Debut of one of the most beloved and despised figures in the annals of mystery fiction. With repros of the original illustrations, stills from the 1930 film starring William Powell, frontisportrait of Vance by Herbert Stoops. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13883 Van Dine, S.S. THE BENSON MURDER CASE
Boston, Massachusetts: Gregg Press, (1980). 0839825536 First edition thus. Photographic reprint of the first edition issued by Charles Scribner's Sons in 1926. In the Gregg Press Mystery Fiction Series. Hardcover. Very mild soiling to the fore edge, else near fine, in grey cloth lettered in fuchsia to the spine; in an illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Melanie Stanley. 
Sturdy facsimile reissue of Philo Vance's premiere appearance, with the original illustrations, stills from the 1930 film starring William Powel as Vance, frontisportrait of the detective by Herbert Stoops, new introduction by Chris Steinbrunner. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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13884 Van Doren, Carl THE GREAT REHEARSAL: The Story of the Making and Ratifying of the Constitution of the United States
Alexandria, Virginia: Time-Life Books, (1981). 0809436183 Reprint. Time Reading Program Special Edition. Small octavo. Hardcover. Light shelfwear to the lower edges, and dots of stain to the page edges, else near fine in red boards with gilt lettering and rules to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket issued. 401 pages, sources and acknowledgments, and an index. 
Fifteen b&w illustrations. A history of the United States Constitutional Convention in 1787 by the 1939 Pulitzer Prize-winning author of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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13885 Van Doren, Mark THE HAPPY CRITIC: And Other Essays
Edinburgh and London: Oliver & Boyd, (1962). First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Minor shelf-wear to the lower edges and the spine head, else a near fine copy with gilt lettering to the spine; in a bright dust jacket with a light crease to the front flap, and minor wear to the ends of the spine panel. 177 pages, index. 
A collection of thirteen essays, many of which originally appeared in periodicals like THE NATION, by Van Doren, a literary critic and Pulitzer Prize-winner for his COLLECTED POEMS in 1940. The topics range from Cervantes to the poetry of Thomas Hardy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13886 Van Doren, Mark; Waldo Peirce, illustrator THE CARELESS CLOCK: Poems About Children In The Family
New York: William Sloane Associates, Inc., (1947). B0007DQQ44 First edition, first printing. In green cloth titled and embellished with gilt-stamped decorative devices; in an illustrated dust jacket.; Hardcover. Faint glue residue (from removed bookplate) to front endsheet, mild bumping to upper corner tips and spine heel, thus near fine; in an age-toned, very good plus jacket with mild wear and very shallow nicking, very minor fading to spine panel. 
Special edition with a bound-in sheet SIGNED by the author and illustrator. "Here is a book of poems, not for children but about the experience of having them and of making up, with them, the complex and exciting human relationship we call the family." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13887 Van Dyke, Henry LADIES OF THE RACHMANINOFF EYES
London: The Bodley Head, (1965). First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in gilt-stamped brown boards, in a very good plus dust jacket that shows general age-toning, mild staining, rubbing and two short closed edge tears to the spine head. Jacket by Ronald Clyne. 
"...one of the most idiosyncratic novelists of the postwar era, as well as one of the most macabre. A dazzling stylist, reading any of the Michigan native's four books is like taking a drink with charming Hannibal Lecter." Van Dyke's heralded debut. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13888 Van Dyke, W.S.; Behlmer, Rudy, editor W.S. VAN DYKE'S JOURNAL: White Shadows in the South Seas (1927-1928) And Other Van Dyke on Van Dyke
Lanham, MD., & London: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., (1996). 0810830280 First edition. Filmmakers, No. 46. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-stamped black cloth; in a fine dust jacket. With comments by Van Dyke's contemporaries, sources, bibliography, index, illustrations. This copy inscribed and SIGNED by Behlmer to fellow film historian Tony Thomas. 
The veteran Hollywood director spent four months in Tahiti filming WHITE SHADOWS--and this is his previously unpublished journal of that experience, along with other autobiographical writings and professional notes; notes and foreword by Behlmer. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13889 Van Gieson, Judith MERCURY RETROGRADE
Huntington Beach, CA: James Cahill, 1994. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy with an illustrated cover. No dust jacket, as issued. 
Intrduction by Walter Satterthwait. SIGNED by Walter Satterthwait. Collection of short stories and poems. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13890 Van Gieson, Judith PARROT BLUES
New York: HarperCollins Publishers, (1995). 0060177063 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The sixth adventure in Judith Van Gieson's suspense series featuring Albuquerque lawyer-cum-sleuth Neil Hamel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13891 Van Gulik, Robert THE CHINESE GOLD MURDERS
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1983). 0060152060 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine dust jacket with a few creases to the front flap and a hint edge wear. 
Reissue of the second book in Robert van Gulik's classic mystery series of ancient China--Judge Dee must look into the murder of his predecessor. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13892 van Heijenoort, Jean, editor FREGE AND GODEL: Two Fundamental Texts in Mathematical Logic
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1970. 1583485961 First edition thus: Large Trade paperback. Trade Paperback. A near fine copy in slightly rubbed wraps. 
The milestones in logic of Frege's BEGRIFFSSCHRIFT and Godel's "incompleteness papers" were originally edited and published together in 1967 and reissued here, in 1970, with corrections and introductory notes. 116 pages, references, index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13893 Van Hise, James, editor THE ROCKET'S BLAST AND THE COMICOLLECTOR NUMBER 3
Yucca Valley, California: James Van Hise, (2002). First edition. Summer, 2002. One of 2,000 copies issued. Quarto. SIGNED by Van Hise to the editorial page. As new in slick, color-illustrated wraps. Covers decorated with a Johnny Craig painting of EC's Vault-Keeper surrounded by stacks of sf, horror and mystery comics. Bountifully illustrated within in b&w with scores of comic book and pulp reproductions. 
Van Hise's superb resurrected periodical, smartly produced as a perfect-bound, book-quality oversized paperback. This issue features: snuff comics, WEIRD SCIENCE, Hal Foster, Prince Valiant, Johnny Craig, George Evans, much more. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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13894 Van Hise, James, editor PULP MASTERS
(Yucca Valley, California): (James Van Hise), (2002). First revised edition: one of 1,000 copies issued. SIGNED by Van Hise to the title-page. Fine in slick, vivid color-pictorial wraps. Quarto. Original front cover art by Jim and Ruth Keegan. Back cover a repro of the May 15, 1942 issue of SHADOW. 
Pulp hog heaven! Cornucopia of articles about THE SPIDER, Operator #5, Robert Howard, Captain Satan, Gibson and THE SHADOW, Doc Savage, ERB, "How I Write" by Norvell Page, more! Jam-packed with illustrations in b&w of pulp cover and interior art. 
Price: 17.95 USD
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13895 Van Hise, James, editor THE ROCKET'S BLAST AND THE COMICOLLECTOR #1
Yucca Valley, California: James Van Hise, (2002). First edition. May, 2000. One of 2,000 copies issued. Quarto-sized, perfect-bound paperback. SIGNED by Van Hise to the editorial page. Large format softcover. As new in slick, color-illustrated wraps. Covers decorated with a Steve Ditko painting from SF SPACE ADVENTURES #12, the rear a Margaret Brundage WEIRD TALES cover. Bountifully illustrated within in b&w with scores of comic book and pulp reproductions. 
Terrific re-launched zine, marked by spiffy production, scads of illos, and nifty articles. In this new first issue: Ditko, E.C. fanzines, "The Art of Comics" by Gil Kane, "Orson Welles, Pulp Writer?', "Highlights on the Shadow," by Ed Cartier, more! 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13896 Van Hise, James, editor THE ROCKET'S BLAST AND THE COMICOLLECTOR Number 4
(Yucca Valley, California): (James Van Hise), (2003). First edition. February, 2003 Issue, Number 4. One of 2,000 copies issued. Quarto. SIGNED by Van Hise to the editorial page. As new in slick, color-illustrated wraps. Front cover: a Mark Schultz Conan painting to be used in Wandering Star's new CONAN OF CIMMERIA collection; rear cover: a previously unpublished original sf painting by EC comics stalwart Al Feldstein. 
This issue features extensively illustrated articles on Steve Ditko and Reed Crandall; an interview with Mark Schultz; preview of the comic strip based upon DAEMON MASK's weird pulp hero, The Whisper, which will appear in full in the next RBCC; lots more! 
Price: 9.95 USD
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13897 Van Hise, James, editor and publisher ROCKET'S BLAST AND COMICOLLECTOR #150, DECEMBER 1979
(San Diego, California): James Van Hise, (1979). First edition. Signed by Van Hise to the caricature of him in a spacesuit on the contents page. Fine in 8''x11'' slick illustrated cardstock covers, staplebound; front and rear cover art features Hammell portraits of Frank N. Furter and Riff-Raff (author Richard O'Brien) from THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW. Jampacked with exciting, original comic art. 
Terrific ish of the comics fanzine features: RBCC Artists' Jam with panels by Barta, Rosa, Hemple, Harvey, Gammill, Eddings, Fujitake, Blevins, Cannon, Hammel, Bissette and Hembeck; Artist Profile: Steve Bissette; Clark Ashton Smith; ROCKY HORROR, more! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13898 Van House, Nancy A. PUBLIC LIBRARY USER FEES: The Use and Finance of Public Libraries
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, (1983). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt; no dust jacket. 
Contributions in Librarianship and Information Science, Number 43. 140 pages, bibliography, and an index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13899 van Loon, Hendrik Willem OBSERVATIONS ON THE MYSTERY OF PRINT And the Work of Johann Gutenberg
New York: New York Times Second National Book Fair/Book Manufacturer's Institute, 1937. B000HKHJPC First edition, first printing. Hardcover. About near fine: a trifle shaken, with fading to the spine, age-toning to the pages. In blue cloth with gilt lettering and devices; soiling, wear, and substantial darkening to the dust jacket, which is split at the rear spine fold, thus good only. 
Attractive little treatise on the history of printing, written and illustrated by van Loon and designed by Frederic W. Goudy at the behest of the Book Manufacturers' Institute for distribution at their second annual Book Fair. [47] pages. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13900 Van Nispen, Joris & Douwe Tiemersma, editors THE QUEST FOR MAN: The Topicality of Philosophical Anthropology
Netherlands: Van Gorcum, (1991). 9023226224 First edition, first printing: Trade paperback. Trade paperback. Fine in wraps. Octavo. 232 pages; biographical notes, and an index of names. 
"Although this publication consists of fairly independent essays, each with its own comments, it is a unity owing to the central concern of the topicality of the phiosophy of man." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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