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14001 Vonnegut, Kurt SLAPSTICK: Or Lonesome No More!
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1976. B000IHX4VW Limited first edition privately printed for members of The First Edition Society. Fine, in full light-brown leather, decorated and lettered in gilt, with hubbed spine, all edges gilt, silk endpapers, satin ribbon marker. Illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker. Contains a special introduction by Vonnegut exlusively for this edition only. 
"The closest I will ever come to writing an autobiography"--Vonnegut. "It depicts myself and my beautiful sister as monsters." Tale of genetically freakish twins--one will become president of the U.S. and the other will go on to colonize Mars. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14002 Vonnegut, Kurt SLAPSTICK: Or Lonesome No More!
(New York): Delacorte Press, (1977). 044008046X Seventh printing. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"The closest I will ever come to writing an autobiography"--Vonnegut. "It depicts myself and my beautiful sister as monsters." Tale of genetically freakish twins--one will become president of the U.S. and the other will go on to colonize Mars. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14003 Vonnegut, Kurt, Jr. BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS: Or Goodbye Blue Monday
(New York): Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, (1973). 0385280890 Book club edition. Hardcover. Very good; in a shelfworn dust jacket with substantial fading to the spine. 
Vonnegut's seventh novel is "a tale of a meeting of two lonesome, skinny, fairly old white men on a planet which was dying fast"--Vonnegut. Kilgore Trout appears! With drawings by the author; jacket photo by Vonnegut's wife, Jill Krementz. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14004 Vonnegut, Kurt, Jr. THE SIRENS OF TITAN
Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, (2003). B000K2MPVU First edition thus: SIGNED Limited Edition. New in gilt-decorated full dark green leather, hubbed spine, all edges gilt, decorative endpapers, satin ribbon marker. New in the publisher's original unopened shrinkwrap! 
A Collector's Edition, SIGNED by the author, issued by the Easton Press with the publisher's certificate of authenticity, 
Price: 300.00 USD
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14005 Vorderman, Don, editor AUTOMOBILE QUARTERLY, Fall 1969, Volume 8, Number 2
New York: Automobile Quarterly, Inc., 1969. First edition. Hardcover. Lower spine end bumped, light shelf wear at extremeties, otherwise very good plus without dust jacket as issued. 
Oblong quarto with illustrations and photographs in black-and-white and color throughout. Contains articles on the Ferrari GTB/4, the Cisitalia and Mercury. 222 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14006 Vorderman, Don, editor AUTOMOBILE QUARTERLY, Summer 1970, Volume 8, Number 4
New York: Automobile Quarterly, Inc., 1970. First edition. Shelf wear on spine, otherwise very good plus. 
Oblong quarto with photographs and illustrations in color and black-and-white throughout. Contains articles on Allard, the J2X and the Corvair. Color photo of Mangusta on cover. 462 pages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14007 Vorderman, Don, editor AUTOMOBILE QUARTERLY, Spring 1970, Volume 8, Number 8
New York: Automobile Quarterly, Inc., 1970. First edition. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket as issued. 
Oblong quarto with photographs and illustrations in black-and-white and color throughout. Contains articles on Stutz, the DV-32 and the C111. 342 pages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14008 Voss, Stuart F. ON THE PERIPHERY OF NINETEENTH-CENTURY MEXICO: Sonora and Sinaloa 1810-1877
Tucson, Arizona: The University of Arizona Press, (1982). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
This book examines the complex interactions of politics and economics that prevailed up to the rise of Porfirio Diaz. 318 pages including a bibliography and an index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14009 Voyutsky, S. COLLOID CHEMISTRY
Moscow: MIR Publishers, (1978). First edition in English; revised from the 1975 Russian Edition. Hardcover. Small, faint stain on foredge, lower spine end lightly bumped, else a near fine copy in green cloth, lettered in light blue; no dust jacket. 
The standard Russian university textbook for chemical engineering. Translated from the Russian by Nicholas Bobrov. Recommended literature, subject index, text figures, equations. 560 pages. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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14010 Vukcevich, Bosko S. DIVERSE FORCES IN YUGOSLAVIA: 1941-1945
(Los Angeles, CA): (Authors Unlimited), (1990). 1556660537 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth with silver titles and rules to the front cover and spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
A discussion of the political decisions of the Comintern and the Yugoslav Communist Party, and how they were executed by the military. Quarto. 450 pages; notes, bibliography, appendices, abbreviations, index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14011 Vulliamy, C.E. CLERICAL ERROR
London: The Richards Press, 1946. Fourth printing: so stated on title-page. Hardcover. Patches of dampstain to upper page-edges, splaying to boards, thus very good minus; in a very good minus dust jacket, spine darkened and unreadable, nicking at spine ends, soiling, tiny area of dampstain. 
"An absorbing story...contains an admirably described murder-trial."--Compton Mackenzie. Originally issued as THE VICAR'S EXPERIMENTS. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14012 Vulliamy, C.E. DON AMONG THE DEAD MEN
(London): Penguin Books, (1955). First paperback edition. Penguin Books #1073. Rear inner hinge tape reinforced, a half inch tear at the lower rear edge, reading creases, minor stains, else good in wraps. 
Uniform green and white covers. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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14013 Waddington, C.H. O.R. IN WORLD WAR 2: Operation Research Against The U-boat
London: Elek Science, (1973). 023615463X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Hint of rubbing to the covers, else fine, unread in illustrated boards; issued without dust jacket. Quarto. 253 pages; indexed. Tables and figures. 
A detailed account of the application of OR in the war against the U-boats, originally written in 1946-47 and then first published due to the changing political climate which caused the Security Authorities to withdraw permission for publication. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14014 Waddington, T.C., editor NON-AQUEOUS SOLVENT SYSTEMS
London and New York: Academic Press, 1965. First edition. Hardcover. Address rubber-stamped to the front pastedown, shallow, dime-sized abrasion (publishing flaw) to the top edge of front endpaper, else near fine in black cloth with gilt titles and rules to a burgundy panel to the spine; no dust jacket. 
Each chapter contains an in-depth account of a particular solvent or group of solvents written by an experienced specialist in the relevant field of discussion. 408 pages; figures; tables; author index; and subject index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14015 Wade, Henry THE VERDICT OF YOU ALL
New York: Payson & Clarke Ltd., (1927). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Dust soiling to page edges, wear and very light abrasion at the extremities, fading of titling to front cover and spine, which also shows a patch of stain; thus, very good plus, in green cloth with blue lettering; lacking the dust jacket. 
"The perennial tale of the attractive young man who is engaged to the boss's daughter: is he good or bad?"--Barzun and Taylor. This important golden age author's first mystery novel. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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14016 Wade, Henry THE MISSING PARTNERS
London: Constable & Co Ltd, 1928. First edition. Faun cloth with titles, rules, and publisher's device in orange. Hardcover. Remains of a large bookplate to the front endpaper, rear endpaper has paper residue, offsetting to the endsheets; covers are shelfworn, frayed, faded, soiled, and display two tiny spots of stain to the spine, else good; lacking the rare dust jacket. 
Map of Liverpool and Southport as a frontispiece. Henry Wade, a staunch advocate of the classical detective novel in its purest form, was a practioner of the modern British realistic school and a master of the police novel. A rare early title. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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14017 Wade, Henry THE DYING ALDERMAN
London: Constable & Co Ltd, (1930). First edition. From the distinguished detective library of Adrian Homer Goldstone, with his attractive bookplate to the front pastedown endpaper. Hardcover. Tanned offsetting to the half-title and last leaf, small chip to the corner of page 17, small spot of stain to the title-page; the spine has faded, mild soiling and edge fading to the covers, else very good in blue cloth with red titles; no dust jacket. 
"Holds up extremely well. There is narrative economy, the right kind of antagonism between police officers, sufficient characterization, unbroken suspense, subdued wit, local color, and a first-rate plot with a fine twist at the end."--Barzun & Taylor. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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14018 Wade, Henry MIST ON THE SALTINGS
London: Constable and Company Ltd, 1933. First edition. From the distinguished detective collection of Adrian Homer Goldstone, with his attractive bookplate to the front pastedown. Hardcover. Mild offsetting to the endsheets, else a near fine, fresh copy in later state (Cooper & Pike) red cloth with black spine lettering and rules, decorated with black vertical lines to the front cover; in a fine high quality FACSIMILE dust jacket. 
A golden age British detective novel by a pioneer in the police procedural technique. An "outsider" is found dead on the shore when the tide goes out, and the police must overcome the locals' reticence to solve the case. A nice copy of an elusive book! 
Price: 500.00 USD
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14019 Wade, R.G.; Harding, T.D. THE MARSHALL ATTACK
Dallas, Texas: Chess Digest, Inc., (1974). First U.S. edition, first printing. Contemporary Chess Openings. Hardcover. Fine, in carmine boards with gilt spine titling, bright pink upper page edge tint; in an age-toned, else fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Provides a comprehensive repertoire for Black against the Ruy Lopez, built around Black's reliable counter-attacking system -- the Marshall Attack. 256 pages, including index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14020 Wade, Robert J. STAGING TV PROGRAMS AND COMMERCIALS: How to Plan and Execute Sets, Props and Production Facilities
New York: Hastings House, Publishers, (1954). First edition. Hardcover. Tiny drop of glue to the front cover, upper corner tip lightly bumped, else a very good plus copy; in a very good plus dust jacket with light crease wear to the shelf edges, shallow chips to the spine head, and a small minor stain to the rear panel. 
Illustrated with numerous figure drawings of equipment, props, construction and floor plans, and with marvelous photographs of actual sets and scenic techniques, this clearly detailed handbook is a how-to classic and a film history document. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14021 Wadle, Moe THE MOVIE TIE-IN BOOK
Coralville, Iowa: Nostalgia Books, (1994). 0963797808 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine; a new book, in slick, illustrated wraps. 
A Collector's Guide to Paperback Movie Editions, listing virtually all pre-1981 mass-market paperback editions published in the U.S. since 1939. 115 pages, plus bibliography. Illustrated. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14022 Wadley, Margot THE GRIPPING BEAST
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312272545 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
Winner of the 2000 SMP/Malice Domestic Best First Traditional Mystery Contest. An Orkney Islands mystery. A newcomer to a Scottish island (where the residents believe witches live amongst them!) gets caught up in the murder of a young girl. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14023 Waer, Jack 17 AND BLACK
New York: Viking, 1954. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a very good dust jacket with shelfwear at the edges and light rubbing. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14024 Waer, Jack 17 AND BLACK
New York: The Viking Press, 1954. First edition. Hardcover. Mild damp staining to spine ends and adjacent areas on covers, pale splash dots to upper page edges, else a very good plus copy in a very good dust jacket with light edgewear and rubbing, and faint dampstains chiefly to reverse of spine panel. 
Mystery novel set in the unusual milieu of the Mexico City gambling scene. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14025 Wagemann, Clara E. COVERED BRIDGES OF NEW ENGLAND
Rutland, Vermont: The Tuttle Company, 1931. First edition. Hardcover. Gilt spine lettering worn, tiny drop of stain to the front cover, else a very good copy in russet cloth; no dust jacket. 
Inscribed, "...We only printed 300 of this book it's quite scarce..." znd SIGNED, dated (Xmas 1940/New year 1941) by the publisher C.E. Tuttle. Introduction by Harold Goddard Rugg. Illustrated with etchings by George T. Plowman. 158 pages. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14026 Wagman, Diana SPONTANEOUS
New York: An LA Weekly Book for St. Martin's Press: (2000). 0312262345 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The second novel by the self-proclaimed pyromaniac, Diana Wagman, has a "ferocious" plot about two sisters who inherit the estate and fill the smoking shoes of Auntie Ned after her demise from spontaneous human combustion. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14027 Wagner, Bruce THE CRYSANTHEMUM PALACE
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney: Simon & Schuster, (2005). 0743243390 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in yellow printed wraps. 
The quintessential Los Angeles storyteller tells the tale of three friends lost in a California dream gone mad. "F. Scott Fitzgerald meets Nathanael West."--editor. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14028 Wagner, Bruce I'M LOSING YOU
New York: Villard, (1996). 0679419276 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Clotted, baroque, Bablyonion--Wagner's latest novel makes all other Hollywood satires Capraesque in their innocence."--Will Self. From the author of FORCE MAJEURE. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14029 Wagner, Jan Costin ICE MOON
Orlando/Austin/New York/San Diego/Toronto/London: Harcourt, Inc., (2006). 0151012695 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Translated from the German by John Brownjohn. 
Loss and the infinite ways we attempt to come to terms with it permeate this absorbing psychological mystery, Wagner's third novel and the first available in English translation, set in the Finnish town of Turku. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14030 Wagner, Leopold THE SIGNIFICANCE OF NAMES
New York: Thomas Whitaker, 1893. First edition. Bound in wine-red textured cloth, stamped in blind with device to front cover, lettered in gilt to the spine; no dust jacket. Hardcover. Mild staining, fading to spine, a few minor snags to spine crown, spotting to fore-edge, scattered soiling to textblock, traces of dampstain to upper edge, short edge tears to a few preliminary pages, a bit shaken; withal, a nice, very good plus copy! 
Terrifically readable reference source dovetails a plethora of fascinating facts into a smoothly honed narrative format, broken into thematic groups, such as: Articles of Attire, Things Theatrical, Weapons of Steel, Pet Names of American Cities, et alia! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14031 Wagner, Richard; translated by Oliver Huckel THE RHINE-GOLD
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., Publishers, (1907). B00086JWRI First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Attractive bookplate to pastedown, thus very nearly fine, in green decorative cloth; no dust jacket. 
A Dramatic Poem by Richard Wagner Freely Translated in Poetic Narrative Form by Oliver Huckel. With two illustrations by Franz Haufstaengl reproduced in sepia tones on coated stock inserted plates. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14032 Wahlstrom, Ernest E. OPTICAL CRYSTALLOGRAPHY
New York: John Wiley & Sons, (1945). Second printing. Hardcover. Wear to spine ends, minor shelf wear and rubbing, embossed ownership seal to half-title, else very good without dust jacket. 
A textbook reviewing the basic principles of optical crystallographic theory, emphasizing fundamental concepts over practical applications. With many diagrams throughout and an index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14033 Wainwright, John RIDE
New York: St. Martin's, (1984). 0312682298 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear at the upper spine edge. 

Price: 10.00 USD
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14034 Wainwright, Nicholas B. HISTORY OF THE PHILADELPHIA ELECTRIC COMPANY 1881-1961
Philadelphia: (Philadelphia Electric Company), 1961. First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy without dust jacket. 
416 pages with an index. Illustrations include many color plates. Dark blue pebbled cloth with gilt lettered spine and front cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14035 Waite, Arthur Edward THE WAY OF DIVINE UNION: Being a Doctrine of Experience in the Life of Sanctity, Considered on the Faith of its Testimonies and Interpreted after a New Manner
London: William Rider & Son, Ltd., 1915. First edition. Hardcover. Lightly foxed fore and aft with faint uniform offsetting to the front endpaper, otherwise a clean, nearly fine copy in maroon cloth, lettered in gilt, with a faded band at top of front cover. 
Octavo. Study of Eastern and Christian mysticism by the renowned Egyptian scholar. 332pp., index. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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14036 Waiwaiole, Lono WILEY'S LAMENT
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2003). 0312303831 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. As new, fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
"Waiwaiole writes like a seasoned pro. He delivers this noir tale with crackling dialogue, riveting, often poetic insight into human character, and a brutal poignancy."--Kiana Davenport. Author's debut novel with a small first printing of 3000 copies. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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14037 Waiwaiole, Lono WILEY'S SHUFFLE
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2004). 031230384X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
"Puts Lono Waiwole in the same league as James Ellroy, Elmore Leonard, and Dennis Lehane."--Lee Goldberg. "The past and future of hard-boiled crime fiction, rolled up together inside prose that's as cold and as shiny as the city streets."--Lee Child. 
Price: 23.95 USD
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14038 Waiwaiole, Lono WILEY'S REFRAIN
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2005). 0312349092 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A new book! 
"The third installment in Waiwaiole's series starring Wiley, a poker player on the fringes of society in Portland, Oregon."--Booklist. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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14039 Wakabayashi, H. Clark, edited and designed by LILO & STITCH: Collected Stories from the Film's Creators
New York: Disney Editions, (2002). 0786853824 First edition, first printing: paperbound original. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated wraps. Quarto. 127 pages; film credits and index of illustrators. 
Behind the scenes, anecdotal look at Disney's animated film about a little Hawaiian girl and her "dog". Beautifully illustrated with Chris Sanders illustrations, watercolors, storyboards and other pieces of Disney art. Very scarce film tie-in book! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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14040 Wakefield, H.R. THE CLOCK STRIKES TWELVE
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1946. 1899562451 First U.S. edition, first printing. One of 4040 copies printed. Hardcover. Ownership name to the front endpaper, minor wear to the heel of the spine, else very good; in a worn, illustrated dust jacket missing nearly one-half of the lower spine, with chips and tears to the shelf edges and corner tips. Jacket art by Ronald Clyne. 
Collection of 14 macabre yarns originally published in 1940, then reprinted here by Arkham House in 1946 with 4 additional tales and an introduction by the author on "Why I Write Ghost Stories." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14041 Wakefield, H.R. STRAYERS FROM SHEOL
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, (1961). 1899562796 First edition, first printing. 2070 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with a hint of age-toning. 
Fourteen tales with an introduction by H.R. Wakefield. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14042 Wakefield, H.R. IMAGINE A MAN IN A BOX
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 1997. First edition thus. Limited to five hundred copies. Hardcover. Very fine in dust jacket decorated by Paul Lowe; with interior reproduction of the original 1931 jacket illustration, a bizarre art deco depiction of a man in a coffin-like box suspended, Houdini-style, high from a crane amidst looming skyscrapers. 
The third in Ash-Tree's series of Wakefield's weird fiction, with introduction by Barbara Roden, frontispiece photo of the author, and bibliographical afterword by Jack Adrian. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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14043 Wakefield, Hannah PRICE YOU PAY
New York: St. Martin's, (1990). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14044 Wakefield, Hannah WOMAN'S OWN MYSTERY
New York: St. Martin's, (1991). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14045 Wakoski, Diane MEDEA THE SORCERESS: The Archaeology of Movies and Books, Volume I
Santa Rosa: Black Sparrow Press, 1990. 0876858108 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Unusual proof format: 8.5x11-inch sheets comb-bound with clear plastic front cover, opaque blue plastic rear cover. ''PROOF Advance Copy'' stamped to title-page. A tiny area of stain to lower page edges, else fine. 
"A sustained meditation on personal past and the secret nature of reality, this intial installment in an intended multi-volume work unearths a wealth of hidden meanings from the first-person historical dimension." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14046 Walbert, Kate THE GARDENS OF KYOTO
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Singapore: Scribner, (2001). 0684869489 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
The Pushcart and O. Henry Prize Award-winner's debut novel features a young woman coming-of-age in Maryland after World War II. When the young woman receives her late cousin's diary, it influences her view on others, and distorts her emotional memory. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14047 Walcott, Derek THE ANTILLES: Fragments of Epic Memory, The Nobel Lecture
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1993). 0374105308 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Walcott's 1992 Nobel Lecture evokes "the multivalent wholeness of the culture of the Antilles, forged out of a violent history against a land- and seascape of immemorial dimensions." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14048 Waldo, Edna La Moore FROM TRAVOIS TO IRON TRAIL
New York: Bernard Ackerman Incorporated, (1944). First edition, first printing. Warmly inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the dedication page. Hardcover. Fine, in burgundy cloth lettered in black; lacking dust jacket. Photo-illustrations reproduced on a central coated stock insert. 
History of the methods of transportation used to "go west--aimed at a juvenile audience, written by Louis Lamour's sister. A gift note, in Waldo's hand, and SIGNED by her, has been neatly stapled to the front free endpaper. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14049 Waldrop, Howard NIGHT OF THE COOTERS
Kansas City, MO/Shingeltown, CA: Ursus Imprints/Mark V. Ziesing. 1990. 0942681061 First edition: One of 374 deluxe, slipcased, SIGNED, numbered copies. This is #73. Introduction by Chad Oliver. Errata slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine, in black cloth with blueprint-illustrated endpapers; in a color pictorial dust jacket, housed in a black leatherette slipcase with title device in red. Fanciful jacket painting of an armadillo-riding Texan battling aliens by Don Ivan Punchatz. 
Nine sf yarns and an essay by this Hugo-nominated Texan. Color frontispiece and nine plates executed by divers hands. SIGNED to the limitation page by Waldrop, Oliver, and the nine illustrators--including Punchatz, Don Maitz, Terry Lee, Roger Stine. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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14050 Walker, Alice THE TEMPLE OF MY FAMILIAR
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, (1989). 0151885338 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 25.00 USD
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14051 Walker, Alice POSSESSING THE SECRET OF JOY
New York/San Diego/London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, (1992). 0151731527 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"A peripheral character in THE COLOR PURPLE, Tashi, becomes the focus...her compelling story is every Eve's account of those 'whose chastity belt was made of leather, or of silk and diamonds, or of fear and not of our own 'flesh.' "--Faye A. Chadwell. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14052 Walker, Blair S. UP JUMPED THE DEVIL
New York: Avon Books, (1997). 0380974207 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Tiny ink spot to the fore-edge of the pages, and very minor wear to the spine head, else very nearly fine; in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Clifford Faust and design by Patricia Barrow. 
First outing for African-American reporter, Darryl Billups, who works for the BALTIMORE HERALD and receives a warning about an impending wave of white supremacist violence. Walker is the author of the non-fiction WHY SHOULD WHITE GUYS HAVE ALL THE FUN? 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14053 Walker, David J. ALL THE DEAD FATHERS
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2005). 0312334540 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"In Walker's riveting fourth mystery to feature Dugan, a lawyer, and Kirsten, the proprietor of the Wild Onion detective agency, the sleuthing couple pursue a savagely efficient murderer."--PW. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14054 Walker, Frank BANJO
London: Michael Joseph, (1977). 0718115937 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in maroon boards with gilt spine titling; in an age-darkened, else fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Two boys from Leeds rescue a miserable scrap of a mongrel pup from drowning, the first dramatic episode in the grueling but hilarious adventures of Banjo. Second dog book from the author of JACK. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14055 Walker, Fred DESTINATION UNKNOWN: Running Away to Danger
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1935. First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with some light shelf wear and a few short edge tears. 
Fred Walker's autobiography is filled with a life of adventure as a cowboy, laborer, miner, soldier, volunteer policeman, insurrectionist, etc. (285) pages. Frontispiece portrait. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14056 Walker, Margaret JUBILEE
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1966. First edition. Hardcover. A thin band of fading to the top shelf edge of the cloth binding, else a near fine copy; in a lightly shelfworn pictorial dust jacket with a one and one-half inch tear to the upper front panel and with several short edge tears. 
A Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award novel by the esteemed poet and novelist who has demonstrated a lifelong commitment to the heritage of black culture. Jacket by William Hofman. Map endpapers. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14057 Walker, Mark CASSIS...RESORT TO VENGEANCE
New York: Walker, (1979). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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14058 Walker, Martin THE CAVES OF PERIGORD
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2002). 0743222849 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A modern thriller laced with a fabricated culture that could have inspired the pre-historic art found in the cave paintings of Lascaux. This intricately woven mystery begins when a 17,000 year-old artifact is stolen from an auction house. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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14059 Walker, Martin THE CAVES OF PERIGORD
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2002). 0743222849 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in bright yellow wraps. 
A complexly plotted tale involving a fragment of a 17,000-year-old cave painting. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14060 Walker, Mary Willis THE RED SCREAM
New York: Doubleday, (1994). 038546858X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Dramatic and colorful jacket illustration by Dianne Bennett. 
Edgar Award-winning novel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14061 Walker, Paul Robert THE METHOD
San Diego/New York/London: Gulliver Books/Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1990). 0152005285 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Juvenile coming-of-age tale set against the backdrop of a high school summer theatre company. Walker is a California author. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14062 Walker, Persia HARLEM REDUX
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2002). 0743224973 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in bright yellow wraps. 
Debut novel in which Persia Walker presents a tale of a haunted civil rights attorney seeking the truth behind his sister's tragic death, in this murder mystery set during the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14063 Walker, Peter N. ROBBER IN A MOLE TRAP
London: Robert Hale, (1985). 0709018789 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine color photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
A robber is pressured into informing on his pals and then forced to infiltrate a dangerous political group as a mole. If he refuses, he will be publicly labelled as an informer. A scarce thriller by the prolific author of over 120 crime novels. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14064 Walker, Sue THE REUNION
(New York, New York): William Morrow/An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishe (2004). 0060726091 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Previously published in England as THE UNIT. 
The BBC journalist's debut novel is a psychological thriller about a group of adults who had been incarcerated as teens. "Like Donna Tartt in THE SECRET HISTORY...Fans of head-shrinking spine tinglers will be putty in her hands."--Booklist. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14065 Wallace, Daniel MR. SEBASTIAN AND THE NEGRO MAGICIAN
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Auckland: Doubleday, (2007). 038552109X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. New. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
An inept African-American illusionist is dogged by the deal he struck with the devil in Wallace's fourth novel, a circus picaresque that barnstorms its way through the 1950s American South. A beguiling and enigmatic main character. 
Price: 21.95 USD
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14066 Wallace, Edgar THE MAN FROM MOROCCO
Elmsford, New York: London House & Maxwell, (1970). 082770318X First U.S. revised edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"In THE MAN FROM MOROCCO, which first appeared in 1926, the action sweeps from London to Sussex and then to Tangier and the story combines mystery with adventure--and excitement with humour."--from the introduction by Penelope Wallace. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14067 Wallace, Edgar THE SQUEALER
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1928. B00087QZIQ Early printing of the U.S. edition. No statement of printing on copyright page; jacket flap price is $2.00. Hardcover. Tiny area of white stain to lower edge rear cover, attractive bookplate to pastedown, else fine, bright, sharp, clean, in black cloth with red debossed lettering; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket, showing some mild rubbing, light edgewear. 
London underworld thriller originally published by Hodder and Stoughton in the U.K. as THE SQUEAKER, and as thus adapted into a 1929 play and a 1930 film directed by Wallace; a 1937 film starring Edmund Lowe was also released as MURDER ON DIAMOND ROW. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14068 Wallace, Edgar THE AVENGER
Elmsford, New York: London House & Maxwell, (1970). First U.S. revised edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"...THE AVENGER--where the sinister Head-Hunter and the terrifying ape combine in an eerie country setting to make this one of the most gripping thrillers he [Edgar Wallace] ever wrote."--from the introduction by Penelope Wallace. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14069 Wallace, Edgar THE RINGER
[London]: Hodder and Stoughton, Ltd, [no date noted]. Reprint. Hardcover. A worn, shaken, mildly foxed reading copy only, with a portion of the top layer of rear pastedown torn away to reveal the hinge beneath--still holding! Lacking dust jacket. 
THE GAUNT STRANGER, first published in 1925, was adapted for the stage by Wallace and Gerald du Maurier as THE RINGER, and here rewritten as a book, incorporating the changes that the pair had made for the play. Filmed in 1928, 1931, 1938, 1952 and 1964! 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14070 Wallace, Edgar PEOPLE
Garden City, New York: The Crime Club/Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1929. First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in black cloth with red lettering and publisher's emblem; lacking dust jacket. 
Autobiography of the legendary mystery writer, "essentially it is the story of the poor, and of one atom that climbed out of the thick mud which clogs the feet of the battling millions."--Wallace, from his introduction. Foreword by A.P.C. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14071 Wallace, Edgar and others STRONGER THAN FICTION: Great Stories of True Crimes
New York: Howell, Soskin, Publishers, (1947). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good only, with owner's name and note to front free endsheet, checkmarks to table-of-contents page; in worn, soiled, nicked dust jacket that has been reinforced liberally to the inside of the jacket with heavy tape. 
Anthology of 21 true crime accounts by Wallace and others, a collection of "seldom told stories of murder and mayhem, passion and vanity, lust and brutality, culled in the main from police archives and court records." 341 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14072 Wallace, F.L. ADDRESS: CENTAURI
New York: Gnome Press, Inc. Publishers, (1955). B0007E9BXG First edition, first printing. 4,000 copies printed. In textured tan composition binding with black spine lettering, probable second state (Currey). Very good: tanning to pages, mild bumps to upper corner tips, faint foxing, offsetting to endsheets, mild dampstaining to lower page edges and spine heel; very good plus jacket: fading, rubbing to spine panel, hint of dampstain at lower edges, edge wear. 
"Freaks and cripples...exiled from 'perfect' earth find treatment makes them...immortal and illegally reach Alpha Centauri first. Expanded from 'Accidental Flight,' Galaxy 4/52."--Owings and Chalker. Jacket design by Ed Emsh. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14073 Wallace, Ian DEATHSTAR VOYAGE: A Downtime Mystery Cruise
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1969). B0006BZ7WY Book club edition. Jacket code 2100. Hardcover. Fine, in black boards with orange spine lettering; in a near fine, lightly rubbed and mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Dick Powers. 
Entry in the St. Cyr Interplanetary Detective sequence. "Each book features Claudine St. Cyr, an ace officer whose missions embroil her in complicated dilemmas on various planets."--Clute and Nicholls. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14074 Wallace, Irving THE SQUARE PEGS: Some Americans Who Dared To Be Different
New York: Knopf, 1957. Second printing. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Inscribed, SIGNED and dated (1960) by Wallace. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14075 Wallace, Marilyn SINGLE STONE
New York: Doubleday, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14076 Wallace, Marilyn A SINGLE STONE
New York: Doubleday, (1991). 0385421184 First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in color photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Dated (1991) and SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14077 Wallace, Philip R. PARADOX LOST: Images of the Quantum with 11 illustrations
New York: Springer, (1996). 0387946594 First edition. Hardcover. Mild scratches to the covers, else near fine in illustrated glossy boards; no dust jacket. 
Wallace begins with revolution of fields, laying the groundwork for discussions of the quantum revolution. New quantum mechanics are explored by explaining the theory in its most precise, mathematical, and usable form. 166 pages; with an index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14078 Wallace, Robert The Phantom Detective: THE BROADWAY MURDERS
(San Diego, California): A Regency Suspense Novel (Corinth Publications), (1965). First edition: Paperback Original. Regency #CR106. The Phantom Detective Book No. 5. Cover price, $.60. Mass market paperback. Covers age-toned, else fine, unread; in wraps. Cover art by Robert Bonfils shows a man climbing a rope up a bulb-lit theatre marquee, while another man falls in flames to the teeming crowd below. As always, a pair of masked eyes overlooks the scene. 
The fiery bodies hung from a flaming sign in Times Square on New Year's Eve. Only the skill and daring of the Phantom could oppose the colossal fury of the killer. Debuted in the August 1938 of PHANTOM DETECTIVE pulp magazine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14079 Wallace, Robert The Phantom Detective: THE DAGGERS OF KALI
(San Diego, California): A Regency Suspense Novel (Corinth Publications), (1965). First edition: Paperback Original. Regency #CR106. The Phantom Detective Book No. 6. Cover price, $.60. Cover art by Robert Bonfils. Mass market paperback. Covers age-toned, else fine, unread; in illustrated wraps. Cover art depicts a museum guard lying bloodily dead next to a shattered display case--an ornate dagger planted deeply into his back, and a pair of disembodied eyes watching all. 
Only the Phantom stood in the path of master criminal The Tiger, whose deadly calling cards were bejewelled daggers. First book appearance for a pulp yarn originally seen in the April, 1940 of THE PHANTOM DETECTIVE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14080 Wallace, Robert The Phantom Detective: YELLOW SHADOWS OF DEATH
(San Diego, California): A Regency Suspense Novel (Corinth Publications), (1965). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. The Phantom Detective Book No. 9. Original cover price, $.60. #CR109. Mass market paperback. A hint of age-toning to covers, else a fine, unread copy in wraps, with sensational cover art by Robert Bonfils: an eye-patched Asian villain grins down at a doll-sized brunette in a red gown who has an enormous dagger plunged into her arching abdomen. 
"Mr. Chinatown had turned killer and San Francisco's Oriental populace shuddered at the spree of mayhem he had launched." First seen in the July, 1938 issue of THE PHANTOM DETECTIVE pulp. This copy SIGNED by artist Bonfils! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14081 Wallace, Robert The Phantom Detective: THE DANCING DOLL MURDERS
(San Diego, California): A Regency Suspense Novel (Corinth Publications), (1965). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. The Phantom Detective Book No. 2; CR102, cover price $.60. Mass market paperback. A hint of age-toning to covers and textblock, mild fading to edge-color, else fine, in wraps; Robert Bonfil's kinky cover art shows two varieties of dolly: one baby doll in a frilly pink dress, another kind of babe in bikini bottoms, each strangled. 
The doomed heirs all received eerie musical dolls which prophesied their deaths---even the Phantom could not seem to cope with the evil genius behind the macabre mannikins. SIGNED by artist Bonfils to the title-page. From the pages of the June 1937 pulp. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14082 Wallace, Robert The Phantom Detective: MURDER TRAIL
(San Diego, California): A Regency Suspense Novel (Corinth Publications), (1965). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. The Phantom Detective Book No. 10; CR110, cover price $.60. Mass market paperback. A hint of age-toning to the covers and textblock, very faint crease to rear cover, else a fine, bright, unread copy in illustrated wraps. This copy SIGNED by cover artist Robert Bonfils. 
A Trail of Grisly Skeletons challenged the skill and daring of the Phantom, master of disguise and world-famed detective. First seen as "The Phantom's Murder Trail" in the March, 1940 issue of the phenomenally long-lived pulp magazine. 
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14083 Wallace, Robert The Phantom Detective: MURDER UNDER THE BIG TOP
(San Diego, California): A Regency Suspense Novel (Corinth Publications), (1965). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. The Phantom Detective Book No. 7; CR107, cover price $.60. Mass market paperback. A hint of age-toning to the covers and textblock, tiny crease to rear cover, a little nicking at lower rear cover, else a fine, bright, unread copy in illustrated wraps. This copy SIGNED by cover artist Robert Bonfils. 
A Freak Show of Fantastic Murders had the circus in a panic! Originally seen in the December 1943 issue of the pulp. At the center of Bonfils' tight cover montage in blues and greens (and blood red), is a screaming woman impaled with three knives! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14084 Wallace, Robert The Phantom Detective: MURDER MONEY
(San Diego, California): A Regency Suspense Novel (Corinth Publications), (1966). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. The Phantom Detective Book No. 15; CR115, cover price $.60. Mass market paperback. A hint of age-toning to the covers and textblock, nick to lower rear cover affecting textblock, small patch of pale stain to front cover, tiny stain to rear cover; thus a near fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps. 
It Was a Great Party...Until Death Crashed It. Richard Curtis Van Loan, aka The Phantom, must do battle with The Dolphin! Originally seen in the April, 1943 of the PHANTOM DETECTIVE pulp. This copy SIGNED by cover artist Robert Bonfils. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14085 Wallace, Robert The Phantom Detective: FANGS OF MURDER
(San Diego, California): A Regency Suspense Novel (Corinth Publications), (1966). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. The Phantom Detective Book No. 12; CR112, cover price $.60. Mass market paperback. Fine, a sharp, bright, unread copy in illustrated wraps with terrific cover art by Robert Bonfils. This copy SIGNED by the artist! 
One by one they were dying hideously, the kings of the New York entertainment world, members of a secret organization, the Gargoyle Club. Originally issued in the January 1939 issue of THE PHANTOM DETECTIVE pulp. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14086 Wallace, Robert The Phantom Detective: THE GREEN GLARE MURDERS
(San Diego, California): A Regency Suspense Novel (Corinth Publications), (1966). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. The Phantom Detective Book No. 11. Original cover price, $.60. #CR111. Mass market paperback. A tiny spot of abrasion to rear cover, else a fine, crisp, unread copy; in wraps with striking (and gory) cover art by Robert Bonfils. This copy SIGNED by artist Bonfils. 
The daring supersleuth and master of disguise takes on the merciless Green God, mastermind of a bizarre green rain of corpses that have terrorized the nation's capital. Originally seen in The Phantom Detective pulp for November, 1940. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14087 Wallace, Robert The Phantom Detective: THE CORPSE PARADE
(San Diego, California): A Regency Suspense Novel (Corinth Publications), (1966). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. The Phantom Detective Book No. 22; CR139, cover price $.60. Mass market paperback. A hint of age-toning to the covers and textblock, else a fine, bright, unread copy in illustrated wraps. This copy SIGNED by cover artist Robert Bonfils. 
A Bloody Scimitar (wielded by a giant Ethopian killer) Threatened to End the Phantom's Career...and His Life! There is of course, a mystery kingpin behind the murderous rampage toppling captains of industry. From the December, 1937 issue of the pulp. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14088 Wallace, Robert The Phantom Detective: THE UNIFORMED KILLERS
(San Diego, California): A Regency Suspense Novel (Corinth Publications), (1966). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. The Phantom Detective Book No. 19. Original cover price, $.60. #CR127. Mass market paperback. A few tiny areas of faint stain to covers, production impressions to front cover, else fine, in wraps with cover art by Robert Bonfils. This copy SIGNED by artist Bonfils. 
A trail of Mexican mayhem leads the Phantom Detective to mortal combat in the lair of the Buddha-like number one and his alluring Eurasian protégé in evil, Tanya. This tale first appeared in the May, 1940 issue of The Phantom Detective pulp. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14089 Wallace, Robert The Phantom Detective: DEATH UNDER CONTRACT
(San Diego, California): A Regency Suspense Novel (Corinth Publications), (1966). First edition: Paperback Original. Regency #CR135. The Phantom Detective Book No. 21. Cover price, $.60. Cover art by Robert Bonfils. Mass market paperback. Tiny nick to lower edge of rear cover, else an unread, as-new copy, in illustrated wraps. Cover shows a Confederate soldier shot through the heart by a backgrounded Yank who stands, smoking gun in hand, in front of a bank of Hollywood klieg lights. 
Originally published in THE PHANTOM DETECTIVE pulp for August, 1939. The Phantom (in reality, wealthy playboy Richard Curtis Van Loan) had the third longest run for a pulp hero, outlasted only by Doc Savage and The Shadow. SIGNED by artist Bonfils! 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14090 Wallace, Ronald PEOPLE AND DOG IN THE SUN
(Pittsburgh, PA): University of Pittsburgh Press, (1987). 082293552X First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
This volume of poetry is part of the Pitt Poetry Series. Wallace's poems have appeared in various magazines, including "The Atlantic", "The Nation", and "The New Yorker". 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14091 Wallace, William THE LOGIC OF HEGEL
London: Oxford University Press, (1931). Reprint of the second edition, revised and augmented. Hardcover. Slight foxing to the endsheets, some wear to the cloth at the shelf edges, else very good in blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a very good, price-clipped and foxed dust jacket with shallow chipping at the spine ends and an agetoned spine panel. 
Translated from Hegel's Encyclopaedia of the Philosophical Sciences, this work offers a mature Hegel's complete philosophical system. The author's objective was to write a manual to guide his students and to express foundations for speculative thought. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14092 Wallace-Hadrill, J.M. THE LONG-HAIRED KINGS: And Other Studies In Frankish History
New York: Barnes & Noble, Inc., (1962). B000MZUFM6 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Former owners name penned to the upper edge of the front endpaper, very good plus; in green linen with gilt titles to the spine; in a slightly soiled dust jacket with a hint of age-toning to the spine panel and nicks and tiny tears to the spine ends. 
Octavo. A history of France from the end of the Roman imperial rule in Gaul to the emergence of medieval France in the tenth century, together with a study of Frankish Kingship, their institutions, laws and writers. 261 pages; and index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14093 Wallace-Hadrill, J.M. THE FRANKISH CHURCH
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1983. 0198269064 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-titled blue cloth; in a mildly age-toned, else fine dust jacket. Tall octavo. 463 pages; bibliography, and an index. 
A volume in the Oxford History of the Christian Church series. "A necessary and thus a welcome book....Likely to be the standard English-language treatment of the Frankish Church...."--Theological Studies. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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14094 Wallach, Anne Tolstoi PAPER DOLLS: How to Find, Recognize, Buy, Collect, and Sell the Cutouts of Two Centuries
New York/Cincinnati/Toronto/London/Melbourne: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, (1982). 0442200463 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A hint of age-toning to the pages, else fine, text and artwork printed on heavy coated stock; in a likewise mildly age-toned pictorial dust jacket that is otherwise fine. Quarto. 
A fully illustrated (with over 400 pictures, including many in color), panoramic presentation of the history (from their first appearance in France in the 1780's) and collecting of the most ephemeral of children's playthings. Fascinating and useful. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14095 Wallack, L.R. AMERICAN PISTOL & REVOLVER DESIGN AND PERFORMANCE
(New York): Winchester Press, (1978). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket with two closed edge tears. 
Quarto. Illustrated. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14096 Waller, Robert James HIGH PLAINS TANGO
New York: Shaye Areheart Books, (2005). 0307209946 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new dust jacket. 
The ninth book by the author of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY is a tale set in a small country town in South Dakota and populated with characters whose values and convictions become endangered by a California newcomer. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14097 Walling, William THE WORLD I LEFT BEHIND ME
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1979). 0312890508 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint foxing to page edges, a whiff of mustiness, thus only near fine, in grey-black boards with silver spine lettering; in an age-toned, lightly edge-nicked, near fine dust jacket. 
Roger Shore is perplexed when the strange "Mr. Smith" materializes in his laboratory with questions about the development of a faster-than-light vehicle--its goal, starflight to Alpha Centauri. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14098 Wallingford, Lee CLEAR-CUT MURDER
New York: Walker, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Frank Carver mystery. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14099 Walpole, Horace HEAD IN GREEN BRONZE
Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1938. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Foxing to upper edge of cloth covers, and to outer hinges, else a sharp, near fine copy in green cloth lettered in gilt; in a lightly rubbed, edgeworn, age-toned dust jacket with nicking at the spine head and a tiny area of surface loss to lower spine. 
Collection of tales from the popular and prolific New Zealand-born British novelist; including a number of the author's horror, fantasy, and crime stories. Also: the first book publication of the "Bore" series. Listed in Hubin. Quite a nice example. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14100 Walpole, Horace; edited with an introduction by A. Francis Stuart THE LAST JOURNALS OF HORACE WALPOLE During the Reign of George III from 1771-1783
London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1910. B0008584YG First edition, first printing. In two volumes. Volume I, 596 pages, including index; Volume II, 559 pages, including index. Hardcover. Near fine, in blue cloth with gilt lettering and devices, lower and fore-edges untrimmed; rear inner hinge of Volume I just starting; tiny patch of pale stain to upper page edges of Volume I, with a tiny bleed onto rear endsheet. 
Laid in is a tiny gift envelope addressed to George W. Childs at the Bellevue-Stratford with gift card enclosed identifying this set as a gift to the publisher and philanthropist. Also laid in is an envelope from the Bellevue-Stratford, Philadelphia. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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