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14201 Weaver, Dolla Cox DAYS OF THE DINOSAURS
Chicago: Chicago Natural History Museum, (1958). B0007I5YLU First Edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Fine in stiff stapled wraps. 
A Museum Storybook. Museum stories numbers 306 through 313. Illustrated. Contains an illustration of the dinosaur family tree. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14202 Weaver, John T., compiler TWENTY YEARS OF SILENTS, 1908-1928
Metuchen, N.J. & London: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1971. 0810804018 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in black cloth, spine titles in silver; no dust jacket, as issued. Octavo. 514 pages. Indexed. One photo illustration of Rudolph Valentino. 
Separated by three sections: Players; The Directors and Producers; and Silent Film Studio Corporations and Distributors. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14203 Weaver, Michael DECEPTIONS
(New York): Warner, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
By the author of IMPULSE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14204 Webb, Betty DESERT SHADOWS: Publishing Can Be Murder
(Scottsdale, Arizona): Poisoned Pen Press, (2004). 159058113X First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine, in illustrated wraps. As-new. 
"Loyalty, compassion and a sharp sense of humor help Arizona PI Lena Jones survive as she continues to struggle with her troubled past in Webb's third socially conscious, thought-provoking mystery."--PW. Follow-up to DESERT WIVES and DESERT NOIR. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14205 Webb, Kris and Wilson, Kathy FROM HERE TO MATERNITY: A Novel of Total Exhaustion
New York: A Thomas Dunne Book/St. Martin's Press, (2004). 0312327994 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Australian sisters' debut is drawn from life experiences. "Tackling confusion, rejection, and resilience, this novel is an enlightening and funny story of a mother who learns to love and treasure the tiny thing she was first petrified of."--Examiner. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14206 Webb, Michael, compiler HAPPY BIRTHDAY, HOLLYWOOD! One Hundred Years of Magic 1887-1987
Hollywood, California: The Motion Picture and Television Fund, (1987). 0961804009 First edition: Commemorative Edition. The first blank page of this copy has been SIGNED by Robert Stack, Red Buttons, and Jack Haley, Jr. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in textured blue boards with a color pictorial cover label, cover and spine titles in silver; no dust jacket, as issued. Oblong quarto. 244 pages. Illustrated with color and black-and-white quality photos. 
A decade-by-decade centennial tribute, with a foreword by Clint Eastwood, that captures the rich history of the film industry with a dazzling array of vintage stills, candid behind-the-scenes photos, and many seldom seen production shots. Scarce SIGNED. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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14207 Webb, Victoria LITTLE LADY KILLING
New York: Dial Press, (1982). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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14208 Webber, Andrew Lloyd and Joel Schmacher THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA COMPANION
(London): Pavilion Books, (2004). First edition, first printing: Hardcover issue. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. 144 pages. 
Definitive account of the contemporary theater production and film. Includes the complete screenplay and more than 150 photographs from both the film and theater productions worldwide. Very scarce in the hardcover edition! A lavish production! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14209 Weber, George, M.D., editor ADVANCES IN ENZYME REGULATION: Volume 28; Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth Symposium on Regulation of Enzyme Activity and Synthesis in Normal and Neoplastic Tissues held at Indiana University School of Medicine Indianapolis, Indiana October 2 and 3, 1988
Oxford: Pergamon Press, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy without dust jacket, as issued. 
Octavo. 426 pages including indexes. Illustrated. Hardcover. Currently in print @$285.00. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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14210 Weber, Joe SHADOW FLIGHT
(Novato, CA): Presidio, (1990). 0891414321 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Stealth bomber has disappeared. Recovery of the B-2 and its crew is the president's highest priority. By the author of the bestselling DEFCON ONE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14211 Weber, Max GESAMMELTE AUFSATZE ZUR WISSENSCHAFTSLEHRE (Collected Essays on Education)
Tubingen: J.C. B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), 1968. Third edition. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-titled and ruled blue cloth; in a gray printed dust jacket. Tall octavo. 613 pages. 
Max Weber (1864-1920) is best known as one of the leading scholars and founders of modern sociology. Originally published in 1922, this is the third extended and improved edition, edited by Johannes Winckelmann. Text in German. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14212 Weber, Max MAX WEBER: The Interpretation of Social Reality
New York: Schocken Books, (1980). 0805206485 First edition thus. Near fine in wraps. 
Edited with an introductory essay by J.E.T. Eldridge. Introduction by Ronald Fletcher. 302 pages; bibliography, index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14213 Weber, Walter J. and Matijevic, Egon, chairman ADSORPTION FROM AQUEOUS SOLUTION: ...the Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Chicago, Illinois, Sept. 14-15, 1967
Washington D.C. American Chemical Society, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Former owner's address label affixed to the front endpaper, otherwise a fine copy in blue cloth without dust jacket. 
Octavo. Advances in Chemistry Series, 79. Papers from the symposium. 212 pages, literature cited for each chapter, index, illustrated, graphs. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14214 Webster, Edna Robb T.A. WILLARD, WIZARD OF THE STORAGE BATTERY: The Biography Of A Famous Inventor
Sherman Oaks, California: Wilmar Publishers, (1976). B0006CR622 First edition, first printing. A fine copy. Trade paperback original in pictorial wraps. 
One of the six greatest inventors of the American industrial age. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14215 Webster, J. Vinson Two True California Stories: AUGUSTA DANE: or, The Influence of Circumstances. MARY MORTON; or The Result of a Fashionable Education
San Francisco: P.J. Thomas, Printer and Publisher, 1883. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good: wear, abrasion to covers; foxing to prelims, rear matter and page edges; in green cloth blindstamped with decorative borders, front stamped in gilt with titles and floral vignette, repeated in blind to rear; brown endsheets, top edge gilt. 
Pair of melodramatic novellas--sketches of California life founded on historical fact-- originally published serially in the California Patron during the years 1881 and 1882. Early California imprint. 256 pages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14216 Webster, Noah THE SPANISH MAZE GAME
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Auckland: A Crime Club Book/Doubleday, (1991). 0385417381 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. A crisp, fresh fine copy in a bright, fine illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Donald David. 
Entry in Webster's series about Jonathan Gaunt, agent for the Scottish Remembrancer's Office. The Gaunt books were published originally in the U.K. as by Robert McLeod, but both names mask Glasgow-born, ex-crime reporter Bill Knox. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14217 Webster, Samuel C.; drawings by Betty Alden THE KING GIVES A PARTY
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1947)/ First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in sky-blue cloth with bright yellow lettering to spine, illustration to front; in a lightly age-toned, mildly worn, near fine dust jacket that shows some minor nicking to spine ends. 
Cheerful comic fable of a modern young boy who, as Ambassador Extraordinary of the United States, must help a very eccentric King prepare for the ball where Cinderella will meet Prince Charming! Alden's drawings are a delight. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14218 Wedeck, Harry E. LOVE POTIONS THROUGH THE AGES: A Study of Amatory Devices and Mores
New York: Philosophical Library, (1963). B0007EHPF2 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in green cloth with black lettering; in a lightly worn, very good dust jacket with vertical creases to the front panel, the spine panel and the rear panel. 
Surveys the strange field of love philtres and erotic brews through antiquity to date of publication and highlights its peculiarities and its fantasies, as well as its often warranted validity. 336 pages, including bibliography. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14219 Weeks, Dolores CAPE MURDERS
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1987). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 

Price: 12.50 USD
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14220 Weenolsen, Hebe TRIAL OF SYKES
New York: St. Martin's, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14221 Wegner, Daniel M. WHITE BEARS AND OTHER UNWANTED THOUGHTS: Suppression, Obsession, and the Psychology of Mental Control
(New York): Viking, (1989). 067085220 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth over cream boards with silver titles and rules to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 207 pages; index. 
Illustrated with tables and charts, this study on thought control for the layman as well as the scholar broke new ground in the psychology field. "White bears" has become the slang phrase exemplifying a thought that one can't get rid of. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14222 Weil, Gus THE FUHRER SEED
New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1979. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

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14223 Weil, Simone INTIMATIONS OF CHRISTIANITY Among the Ancient Greeks
London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, (1957). First edition in English. Edited and translated by Elisabeth Chase Geissbuhler. Hardcover. Minor bumping to lower corner tips, a hint of wear at the spine heel, thus near fine, in blue cloth with gilt rules and lettering against a maroon spine block, maroon upper-page-edge tint; in a lightly edgeworn and mildly nicked near fine dust jacket. 
Collection of Weil's writings on Greek thought, derived from her posthumously published LA SOURCE GRECQUE (1952) and LES INTUITIONS PRE-CHRETIENNES (1951). 208 pages. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14224 Weinberg, Gerald M. AN INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL SYSTEMS THINKING
New York: John Wiley & Sons/A Wiley-Interscience Publication (1975). 0471925632 Eighth printing. Hardcover. Intermitten underlining to the first sections, ''Very good, p37, p38'' in ink to the front endpaper, else a very good, sound copy in red cloth with titles in gilt to the spine and front cover; in a very good plus dust jacket with tiny tears to the edges. 
This study in the Wiley series on Systems Engineering and Analysis provides step by step methods for alternate thinking with numerous illustrations, examples and exercises. 279 pages; suggested reading lists; notes; author index; subject index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14225 Weinberg, Robert THE ARMAGEDDON BOX
Newark, NJ: The Wildside Press, 1991. First edition, first printing. Limited to 400 numbered copies, SIGNED by the author and the artist. Hardcover. Fine in faux black leather with titles stamped in silver; in a fine matching slipcase. 
Horror novel illustrated by Stephen Fabian. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14226 Weinberg, Robert THE ASCENSION WARRIOR
(Clarkston, GA): (White Wolf Publishing), (1997). 1565048482 First edition, first printing: a paperback original. A World of Darkness Trilogy. Mass market paperback. Very minor corner crease to rear cover, else fine, as-new, unread, in illustrated wraps with artwork by Jason Felix. 
The Horizon War, Volume Two. Based on the role-playing games, Mage: The Ascension and Vampire: The Masquerade. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14227 Weiner, Ellis THE BIG BOAT TO BYE-BYE
(New York, New York): New American Library, (2005). 0451213963 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. NEW. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The second breezy mystery featuring Pete Ingalls, a private eye with a hard-boiled attitude. This installment delves into the world of television shows. 
Price: 22.95 USD
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14228 Weinreb, Nathaniel Norsen THE SORCERESS
Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1954. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A sharp, very nearly fine copy in burgundy cloth with pinkish spine lettering; in a mildly rubbed, very lightly age-toned illustrated dust jacket that shows just a suggestion of edgewear. A lovely copy! 
A novel of the conquest of Canaan by the tribes of Israel. Jacket design by Arthur Shilstone. Map-decorated endsheets. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14229 Weinstein, Howard V: Prisoners And Pawns
New York: Pinnacle Books, (1985). First Edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. A fine copy in wraps. 

Price: 10.00 USD
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14230 Weinstein, Howard and Crispin, A.C. V: East Coast Crisis
Boston: Gregg Press, (1984). 0839828411 First hardcover edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in full black cloth with red spine stamping; in a lightly rubbed, nearly fine dust jacket. 
As a daring TV journalist struggles to uncover the startling truth, a beautiful and brave young scientist fights for the survival of mankind. One of the series of novels inspired by the TV alien invasion series, this title first appeared as Pinnacle PBO. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14231 Weinstein, Howard and Crispin, A.C. V: East Coast Crisis
New York: Pinnacle Books, (1984). First edition. A fine copy in wraps. 

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14232 Weintraub, E. Roy MICROFOUNDATIONS: The Compatibility of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, (1979). 0521294452 First edition. Very minor shelf-wear, else near fine in blue wraps. 
175 pages; bibliography, and indices. Figures. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14233 Weintraub, Stanley THE LAST GREAT VICTORY: The End of World War II July/August 1945
New York: Truman Talley Books/Dutton, (1995). 0525936874 Book club edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
An account of the final month of World War II, detailing the political negotiations in Europe and the preparations to use the atomic bomb in Japan. 730 pages, frontispiece photograph of bombers, three maps, thirty-eight b&w plates, sources, and an index. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14234 Weir, Charlene A COLD CHRISTMAS
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312269315 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The fifth mystery featuring Susan Wren by the Malice Domestic Award-winning author is set in December in Hampstead, Kansas and involves the murder of a furnace repairman. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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14235 Weir, Charlene CONSIDER THE CROWS
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1993). 0312097727 First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with traces of wear to the lower extremities. Jacket art by Alex Gross. 
Charlene Weir's second Susan Wren novel. Her first, THE WINTER WIDOW, won the St. Martin's Press Best First Malice Domestic Mystery Contest in 1991. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14236 Weir, Charlene MURDER TAKE TWO
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1998). 0312181361 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Susan Wren mystery. When Hollywood descends upon a small midwestern town, celluloid scandal and spiteful slander leave a trail of shattered hopes, painful memories and bloody murder. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14237 Weir, Margaret; Orloff, Ann Shola; and Skocpol, editors THE POLITICS OF SOCIAL POLICY IN THE UNITED STATES
(Princeton, New Jersey): Princeton University Press, (1988). 0691028419 First edition: Trade Paperback Issue. Trade Paperback. Very mild bump to the lower soine edge, else near fine in glossy wraps. 
A macroscopic and historic perspective that highlights political institutions and processes in relation to the regional, economic, and racial diversity of American society for an understanding of past policies and their effects. 465 pages with index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14238 Weis, Margaret and Hickman, Tracy GUARDIANS OF THE LOST: Volume Two of the Sovereign Stones Trilogy
(New York, New York): Eos, an Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, (2001). 0061051799 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Two hundred years after the action in WELL OF DARKNESS, the world of Loerem (conceived by fantasy artist Larry Elmore, who provides the stunning jacket art work) is plunged into war."--PW. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14239 Weis, Margaret and Hickman, Tracy WELL OF DARKNESS: Volume One of the Sovereign Stone Trilogy
(New York, New York): Eos, an Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, (2000). 0061051802 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine--with a tiny area of abrasion to pastedown; in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket artwork by Larry Elmore; border art by Stephen Daniele. Map-decorated endsheets. 
"The founding parents of the game-tie-in fantasy novel here launch a role-playing-game-related high fantasy trilogy...a classic tale of the rivalry of two half-brothers, the sons of King Tamaros of Vinnengael."--PW. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14240 Weis, Margaret and Hickman, Tracy THE ANNOTATED CHRONICLES
(Renton, WA): TSR, (1999). 0786915269 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine wraparound illustrated dust jacket. Cover art by Todd Lockwood. 
An annotated version of DRAGONS OF AUTUMN TWILIGHT, DRAGONS OF WINTER NIGHT , and DRAGONS OF SPRING DAWNING with extensive notes by the authors, as well as commentary from the original members of the Dragonlance conceptual team. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14241 Weis, Margaret and Hickman, Tracy THE ANNOTATED LEGENDS
(Renton, WA): Wizards of the Coast, (2003). 0786929928 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine with the corner tips lightly bumped; in a fine dust jacket featuring a dramatic wraparound illustration by Christopher Vacher. Thick octavo. 1190 pages; appendices. Color plat
The Legends Trilogy: TIME OF THE TWINS, WAR OF THE TWINS, and TEST OF THE TWINS with notes, commentaries, recollections, and insights by the authors and others, edited by Mark Sehestedt. Poetry by Michael Williams. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14242 Weis, Margaret & Hickman, Tracy DRAGON LANCE LEGENDS: Time of the Twins; War of the Twins; Test of the Twins
(Lake Geneva, Wisconsin): TSR, (1988). 0880386533 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. A very good plus copy, with mild spine crease, faint corner crease to front cover, light soiling to page edges; in slick, illustrated wraps. Cover art by Larry Elmore. 
Omnibus "Special Collector's Edition" of the second trilogy in the Dragonlance Saga. With a new introduction by the authors. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14243 Weis, Margaret & Perrin, Don THE KNIGHTS OF THE BLACK EARTH
New York: A Roc Book, (1995). 0451454251 Book Club edition. Hardcover. Lower spine edge crimped, near fine; in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket painting by Steve Youll. 
Xris and his team of crack mercenaries, the Mag Force 7 continue their high adventures in this installment in the STAR OF THE GUARDIANS series. Perrin and Weis's first collaboration. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14244 Weis, Margaret & Perrin, Don THE KNIGHTS OF THE BLACK EARTH
New York: A Roc Book, (1995). 0451454251 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Steve Youll. 
This collaboration continues Weis' popular STAR OF THE GUARDIANS series. The Knights of the Black Earth are a fanatical group of radicals that want to plunge the human worlds into anarchy. Only Xris can stop them. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14245 Weis, Margaret and Hickman, Tracy ELVEN STAR: The Death Gate Cycle, Volume 2
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney/Auckland: Spectra/Bantam Books, (1990). 0553070398 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a fine dust jacket. Jacket art by Keith Parkinson. 
"Destruction looms over the dwarves, men and elves of Pryan, the World of Fire, in this second volume of The Death Gate cycle, begun in DRAGON WING."--PW. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14246 Weis, Margaret and Hickman, Tracy FIRE SEA: The Death Gate Cycle, Volume 3
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney/Auckland: Spectra/Bantam Books, (1991). 0553074067 Third printing. Hardcover. Tiny dot of stain to fore-edge, else fine, in gilt-lettered and ruled black cloth shelfback over black boards; in a nearly fine dust jacket which shows light age-toning and a suggestion of fading to the spine panel. Jacket art by Keith Parkinson. 
Abarrach, the Realm of stone. For Haplo and Alfred -- enemies by heritage, traveling companions by necessity -- Abarrach may reveal more than either dares to discover about the history of Sartan... and the future of all their descendants. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14247 Weis, Margaret; and Perrin, Don ROBOT BLUES
(New York, New York): Roc/A Roc Book, (1996). 0451455819 First U.S. hardcover edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"The purest form of swashbuckling space adventure, replete with action galore."--Booklist. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14248 Weisberger, Lauren EVERYONE WORTH KNOWING
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney: Simon & Schuster, (2005). 0743262298 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Production flaw (diagonal creases to outer joints), else fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new dust jacket. 
"Another cautionary tale of sex, power, and fame" from the author of THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA. "This time around, the PR industry is her target...a guilty pleasure that's well worth the indulgence."--Gisele Toueg. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14249 Weisman, Herman M. TECHNICAL CORRESPONDENCE: A Handbook and Reference Source for the Technical professional
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (1968). Third printing. Hardcover. Upper corner tips lightly bumped otherwise near fine in dust jacket with a half inch tear and a companion crease at upper spine edge. 
Many examples illustrating principles and step by step instructions furnish scientists and engineers with a means of mastering the elusive technique for writing clear and effective technical correspondence. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14250 Weiss, David MYSELF, CHRISTOPHER WREN
New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, (1974). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth with titles stamped in gold; in a very nearly fine dust jacket with a minor scuff mark to the spine. 
Thick octavo. 922 pages. List of sources. A superior copy of this epic novel of Christopher Wren's life and times. "If all history were written as David Weiss wrote MYSELF, CHRISTOPHER WREN, you would have to stand in line to sign up for history courses throughout the world."-- Tom Ferris, The Miami Herald. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14251 Weiss, M. Jerry and Helen S. DREAMS AND VISIONS: Fourteen Flights of Fantasy
New York: Starscape/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2006). 0765312492 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. As-new! 
"Fourteen high-quality stories from such YA heavy hitters as Joan Bauer, Tamora Pierce, David Lubar, and Nancy Springer."--Michelle Roberts. Also: De Lint, Mel Glenn, Patrice Kindl, John H. Ritter, S.L. Rottman, Neal Shusterman, Suzanne Staples, more. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14252 Weiss, Mike NO GO ON JACKSON STREET
New York: Scribner's, (1987). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Ben Henry mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14253 Weiss, Mike DRY AND THIRSTY GROUND
New York: St. Martin's, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Ben Henry mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14254 Weisser, Thomas & Yuko Mihara JAPANESE CINEMA: THE ESSENTIAL HANDBOOK, Featuring Japanese Cult Cinema Since 1955
Miami, Florida: Vital Books/Asian Cult Cinema Publications, (1996). 1889288500 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine in color photo-pictorial wraps. Introduction by Max Allan Collins; Appendix A: Kyuoshiro Nemuri; Appendix B: Lone Wolf With Child by Collins; illustrated with film stills. 
A-Z listing with critiques. "If there is anyone... who is a greater authority on Asian Cinema than Tom Weisser, he or she has not presented himself...a crowning achievement."--Harlan Ellison. "The ultimate reference guide."--Scott Nimerfro. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14255 Weisz, Jean S. PITTURA E MISERICORDIA: The Oratory of S. Giovanni Decollato In Rome
Ann Arbor, Michigan: UMI Research Press, (1984). 0835714616 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in beige linen with black titles; no dust jacket, as issued. 
A detailed study inspired by a long-ime interest in the decorations and construction of the oratory. 177 pages; 68 photo-illustrations; bibliography; and index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14256 Weithas, Art, editor THE SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS TWENTY FIFTH ANNUAL OF AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION: ILLUSTRATORS 25
New York: Madison Square Press, Inc., (1984). 0942604024 First edition. Hardcover. Tiny nick to the top of several pages, else a fine copy in black cloth with spine titles in silver and an illustrated label bordered in silver to the front cover; in an illustrated dust jacket that is near fine with a few minor edge creases. Quarto. 
Illustrators 25 marks the Silver Anniversary of the Society of Illustrators Annuals; offers the first Annual to be printed entirely in color with over 500 examples of contemporary work in the Editorial, Book, Advertising, and Institutional categories. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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14257 Weitz, Chris & Paul; Hedges, Peter ABOUT A BOY
London: Working Title Films, 2001. Shooting script: green revision, dated June, 2001. Very nearly fine, 199 xeroxed 8.5 x 11 inch pages, bradbound within official Universal cardstock covers. 
Promotional copy of the Oscar-nominated script for the film based on Nick Hornby's novel; issued thus for Golden Globe and Oscar voters to consider, this copy has been SIGNED by the director/writers, the Weitz brothers, to the title-page. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14258 Welch, James THE INDIAN LAWYER
New York: W.W. Norton And Company, (1990). 0393028968 First edition. Hardcover. Fine with red cloth-backed boards with ''indian blanket'' inlay device; in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Honi Werner. 
Fourth novel by the author of FOOLS CROW, winner of an American Book Award and the L.A. Times Book Prize. One of America's finest author of Native American fictions, Welch succeeds again with this story of a Blackfleet Indian running for congress. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14259 Welcome, John GO FOR BROKE
New York: Walker and Company, (1972). 0802752314 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine illustrated dust jacket. 
The author's fifth and last crime novel featuring the ex-amateur rider and sometime secret agent Richard Graham. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14260 Weld, John FLY AWAY HOME: Memoirs of a Hollywood Stunt Man
Santa Barbara: Mission Publishing, 1991. 0962569615 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in cream linen with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with a small faded spot to the spine. 249 pages; illustrated with eleven photographs. 
Warmly inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the front endpaper, and dated in the year of publication. An autobiography telling, with gusto, the story of Hollywood in its formative years, and the literary scenes of Paris and New York in the thirties. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14261 Weldon, Fay THE RULES OF LIFE
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1987). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in sand-colored cloth over gray boards, with gilt rule to covers and gilt lettering to spine; in pictorial dust jacket with color painting by Amanda Faulkner. 
Inscribed, dated and SIGNED by Weldon on the front free endpaper. Future-set satire by the author of LIFE AND LOVES OF A SHE-DEVIL. Interior pen-and-ink drawings also by Faulkner. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14262 Weldon, Fay THE HEART OF THE COUNTRY
(New York): Viking, (1988). 0670818755 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Alain Gauthier. 
SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Natalie's husband ran off with a carnival queen, now she has to learn to live without a home and without money, in this novel which won the LOS ANGELES TIMES Fiction Award in 1989. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14263 Weldon, Fay THE CLONING OF JOANNA MAY
(New York): Viking, (1989). 0670830909 Second printing of the U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Emily Lisker. 
SIGNED and inscribed by the author to the front free endpaper. Joanna's husband finds her with her lover, which leads to her discovering she has been cloned. Weldon has written over thirty novels, including THE LIFE AND LOVES OF A SHE-DEVIL. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14264 Weldon, Fay LIFE FORCE
(New York, New York): Viking, (1992). 0670841463 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket, with the unusual title-band. 
London-set novel from the "insightful and persuasive social commentator" (Susan Isaacs) who summons her celebrated "wry, gutsy, and beguiling wit" (NY Times Book Review) to address pleasure - how we pursue it, how it fits into our lives, how we judge it. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14265 Weldon, Fay; Wright, Carol, illustrator PARTY PUDDLE
London. William Collins Sons & Co, Ltd. (1989). 0001846272 First edition. Hardcover. A faint scratch which has not affected the color to front cover, else near fine in laminated pictorial boards; in a price-clipped dust jacket with very mild age-toning. Octavo. 
Colorfully and charmingly illustrated. We are taken through an imaginative sequence of fantastic parties, in the dreams of a scolded little boy hiding under his bed, by the well-known writer of novels, short stories, stage and television plays. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14266 Welk, Lawrence; with McGeehan, Bernice WUNNERFUL, WUNNERFUL!: The Autobiography of Lawrence Welk
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., (1971). 0139715150 Hardcover. A fine copy, in fuchsia cloth decorated with gilt and silver champagne bubbles, and lettered in gilt to the spine; in a lightly age-toned nearly fine color photo-pictorial dust jacket that shows a faint spray stain to rear panel. 
This copy of the band-leader and television icon's memoirs has been SIGNED by Welk to the front free endsheet. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs printed on coated stock inserts. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14267 Weller, Earle V., editor BALLADS OF ELDORADO
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1940. First edition, limited to 300 copies printed by the Ward Ritchie Press. Illustrations by Barse Miller. Publication #40. Hardcover. Faint offsetting from the illustrations, else fine in cream boards with decorations on front and back covers; double-page spreads adorning the half-title, title page, rear fly leaves and both sets of endpapers, and head-pieces for each of the ballads. 
Anthology of California-inspired poems gathered into three groups: Spain and Mexico, Days of the 'Forty-nine, and San Francisco. Poets include Ambrose Bierce, Bret Harte, Gelett Burgess, Bayard Taylor and Joaquin Miller. A very attractive little volume. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14268 Weller, Sam LISTEN TO THE ECHOES: The Ray Bradbury Interviews
Chicago: Stop Smiling Books, 2010 First edition; Hardcover issue: 1/250 copies SIGNED by Bradbury and Weller. Hardcover. New! 
Ray Bradbury, the poetic and visionary author of such classics as Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles and The Illustrated Man, is one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. From Mikhail Gorbachev to Alfred Hitchcock to David Bowie, Bradbury’s sway on contemporary culture is towering. Acclaimed biographer and Bradbury scholar Sam Weller has spent more than a decade interviewing the author; the fascinating conversations that emerge cast a high-definition portrait of a creative genius and futurist who longs for yesterday. Listen to the Echoes: The Ray Bradbury Interviews is the definitive collection of interviews with an American icon. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14269 Welles, Bettie Payne THIS IS MY LEGACY
(Los Angeles, California): (The Swordsman Publishing Co.), (1969). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in blue-lettered blue cloth; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Collection of poems by the California poet, including a number of pieces evoking local landmarks, including Casa Adobe de San Rafael, Bunker Hill, Big Bear Lake, Laguna Beach. Laid in, a blue card upon which is printed Welles' poem "Love." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14270 Welles, Orson; with Kodar, Oja THE BIG BRASS RING: An Original Screenplay
Santa Barbara: Santa Teresa Press, 1987. 0944166016 First edition. Limited to 1000 copies. Preface by James Pepper and afterword by Jonathan Rosenbaum. Hardcover. Fine in teal colored linen with spine titles gilt; in a fine dust jacket. 
Originally conceived in part as a companion piece to CITIZEN KANE, THE BIG BRASS RING--an original screenplay by Orson Welles, written three years before his death--reveals Welles's brilliance as a writer. SIGNED by James Pepper to the title-page. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14271 Wellington, Duke THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF POSTER ART
Cincinnati, Ohio: ST Publications, (1986). 0911380701 Facsimile reprint of the 1934 first edition released by The Signs of the Times Publishing Company. Hardcover. Fine, in black cloth with yellow lettering; no dust jacket, as issued. Printed throughout on heavy coated stock. Quarto. 250 pages. 
Guide to showcard design by one of the acknowledged masters of the medium, compiled during the Golden Age of film poster art. Principles of design wedded to the nuts-and-bolts methods of production, generously illustrated in b&w color. Essential. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14272 Wellman, Manley Wade TWICE IN TIME
New York: Galaxy Publishing Corp., (1958). First edition thus. Galaxy Novel #34. Very fine! An as-new, unread copy in bright illustrated wraps, with cover painting by legendary comics artist Wally Wood, depicting a naked man with a saber, behind whom looms a vast and glittering array of high-tech devices. 
"A modern man travels back to 15th Century Florence and finds that he is Leonardo da Vinci."--Tuck. "Wellman's most important sf work...a superior time travel novel."--Karl Edward Wagner. Released in hardcover by Avalon in 1957. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14273 Wellman, Manly Wade TO UNKNOWN LANDS
New York: Holiday House, (1956). B0006AUQJO First edition, first printing. Illustrated by Leonard Everett Fisher. Hardcover. Two sticker scars to front pastedown, else fine, in black binding with orange lettering and top-edge tint; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
High-spirited tale of what might have happened to the men left behind by Columbus in the La Navidad fortress on Haiti. When the explorer returned he found the fort destroyed and the men vanished. But where had they gone? 
Price: 65.00 USD
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14274 Wellman, Manly Wade GIANTS FROM ETERNITY
New York: Avalon Books/Thomas Bouregy and Company, (1959). First edition, first printing. Jacket design by Ed Emshwiller. Hardcover. Faint foxing to page edges, a hint of darkening to endsheets, else fine, in full gray cloth with black spine titling; in a very good illustrated dust jacket that shows fading to the spine panel, dampstaining to edges of rear panel. 
"A mysterious meteorite brings a plague to the world, but a serum derived from it enables the resurrection of masterminds of the past, such as Edison and Newton to help save earth."--Tuck. Debuted in STARTLING STORIES, July 1939. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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14275 Wellman, Manly Wade THE OLD GODS WAKEN
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1979). 0385148070 Book club edition. Hardcover. Very good: faint foxing to page edges, mild mustiness, pale glue stain to endsheets; in a near fine, age-toned, pictorial dust jacket, showing a trace of glue residue to flaps. 
The first full-length Silver John novel. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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14276 Wellman, Manly Wade AFTER DARK
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1980). 0385156049 Book club edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club, with code ''K43'' on page 143, jacket code ''6376'' on lower rear panel. Hardcover. Fine, in grey boards with fuchsia spine lettering; in a near fine, lightly age-toned, mildly rubbed illustrated dust jacket. Jacke design by Michael Flanagan. 
Novel of "Wellman's omnipresent balladeer, Silver John, who wanders Appalachia with a silver-stringed guitar, looking for songs to learn, but more often finding supernatural unpleasantness that takes more than mere music to unravel."--greenman. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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14277 Wells, Basil DOORWAYS TO SPACE
Los Angeles, California: Fantasy Publishing Company, Inc., (1951). B0007F5WHE First edition, first printing. One of 700 FCPI bound copies in black cloth with silver spine titles; illustrated jacket with art by Wm. Benulis. Hardcover. Offsetting to endsheets, else fine; in very good illustrated dust jacket with moderate edge-wear, a few tiny areas of faint dampstain, a few tiny edge tears and nicks, moderate fading to spine panel, and one interior chip to center of spine panel. 
"Lurkers of Burm"; "The Singer"; "Barren World"; "Planet of Mist"; "Lord of the Desert Planet"; "The Aliens"; "Space Woman"; "The Sudden Forest"; "Elfin Hills"; "Conquest"; "Chrysalid"; "The Chair"; "Martyr from Mars"; "Exiles of the Forbidden Planet." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14278 Wells, Carolyn THE RUBAIYAT OF BRIDGE
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1909. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very very minor offset fade to rear cover, else very close to fine, a fresh, bright example; in brick-red cloth with duochrome front cover paste-on illustration; in illustrated dust jacket, with major chips from upper front and rear panels, spine tail. 
Delightful little burlesques of bridge-players, rendered in comical verse by Wells and in delicately limned satirical drawings by May Wilson Preston. Very charming little volume; very scarce in this early jacket! 12mo. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14279 Wells, Carolyn ABENIKI CALDWELL: A Burlesque Historical Novel
New York: H.D. Russell, Publisher, 1902. First edition. Hardcover. Wear and abrasion to extremities, else a very good plus copy with interior clean and bright, hinges strong; no dust jacket. Natural cloth shelfback over marbled boards with paste-on printed label to front cover. 
Melodrama pastiche from the dauntingly prolific parodist, anthologist, bibliographer, mystery writer, and author of "the first important critical work on detective fiction." (Barrie Hayne). Illustrated with numerous engravings printed from the originals. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14280 Wells, Carolyn THE UMBRELLA MURDER
Philadelphia & London: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1931. B00085TN6O First edition, first printing. In green cloth with black titling; in an illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Irving Politzer. Hardcover. Near fine: owner's name to pastedown, front endsheet, dots of dampstain to fore-edge and lower page edges, light wear at lower edge, tiny spots of stain to rear cover, mild darkening to spine crown; very good jacket, chipped, nicked, lightly dampstained. 
A Fleming Stone mystery. "The vogue of the genre owes much to this gentle American lady...who wrote indefatigably (170 books, 75 of them mysteries), edited anthologies, and produced the first theoretical treatise on the form."--Barzun and Taylor. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14281 Wells, Carolyn FULLERS' EARTH
Philadelphia & London: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1932). B0006ALVBQ First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Nifty vintage bookplate to pastedown, hint of fading to spine, else fine, a lovely example, in orange cloth with black lettering; lacking dust jacket. 
A Fleming Stone detective story. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14282 Wells, Carolyn THE FURTHEST FURY
New York: A.L. Burt Company Publishers, (1924). Vintage reprint. Hardcover. Fine, in full celadon-green cloth with gilt spine titling; in an about near fine illustrated dust jacket with some minor nicking and a few tiny edge tears at spine ends. 
A Fleming Stone mystery, set in a New England town where Nevin Lawrence and his widowed sister are found murdered by the same hand--and the only clues found are the smashed fragments of an exquisite Tanagra figure. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14283 Wells, David MARXISM AND THE MODERN STATE: An Analysis of Fetishism in Capitalist Society
Sussex/New Jersey: The Harvester Press/The Humanities Press, (1981). 0391023675 First edition. Hardcover. Minor spot to the upper page edges, else near fine in pebbled black boards with silver titles and devices to the spine; no dust jacket. 
214 pages; bibliography; and index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14284 Wells, H.G. KIPPS: The Story of a Simple Soul
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905. First published edition, first printing: An edition in wrappers, was issued for copyright purposes. Hardcover. A few scattered marks to the covers, mildly shelfworn, else very good plus in gilt-titled green cloth, with top edge gilt; lacking the dust jacket. Octavo. 479 pages; plus ads. 
Arthur Kipps a draper's apprentice inherits a fortune from his Grandfather. This novel has been adapted to both to film and stage with the 1967 musical adaptation, "Half a Sixpence", starring Tommy Steele. Precedes the U.K. edition by Macmillan. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14285 Wells, H.G. THE WORLD OF WILLIAM CLISSOLD: A Novel at a New Angle
New York: George H. Doran Company, (1926). B00085B3IU First U.S. edition, first printing. In Two Volumes. Hardcover. Both volumes fine, fresh, bright in leaf-green cloth with gilt spine stamping; in nearly fine, printed dust jackets, which show some age-toning and a few nicks to the spine panels; housed in the original publisher's slipcase with paper label. 
Wells's "last ambitious attempt to present his philosophical and political beliefs in fictional form"--Brian Murray. Mencken praised the work and thought it marked Wells as "a profoundly enterprising, competent and original mind." 
Price: 150.00 USD
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14286 Wells, H.G. THE MAN WHO COULD WORK MIRACLES: The Supernatural Tales of H.G. Wells
(North Yorkshire): Tartarus Press, (2006). 1905784007 First edition, first printing: one of 300 copies produced. Hardcover. Fine, a new book, in a fine, new, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Mike Kerins. 363 pages. 
The stories collected here take the supernatural from the borders of science fiction in tales such as "The Plattner Story" in which a fourth dimension is conceived as a realm of the dead, to the boundaries of outright horror in "The Strange Orchid." 
Price: 65.00 USD
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14287 Wells, H.G. NEW WORLDS FOR OLD
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1908. First U.S. edition, second printing. Hardcover. Name to the front endpaper, spine shows some scattered spotting, thus a near fine copy in dark maroon cloth with gilt-stamped titles encased in a black embossed illustrated cover panel; spine titles and rules gilt; no dust wrapper. 333 pages; ads. 
A collection of fifteen socialist essays, the majority of which had originally appeared serially in "The Grand Magazine." Forms the last of Wells's quartet of books on the socialist future: ANTICIPATIONS; MANKIND IN THE MAKING; and A MODERN UTOPIA. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14288 Wells, H.G. TONO-BUNGAY
London: Macmillan & Co., Limited, 1909. First edition, first issue. Earliest dated ads: final page of ads reads 1.09 at the lower margin. 493 pages and eight pages of ads. Hardcover. Very good only: a bit shaken, light wear to extremities, some fading to spine cloth, foxing to endsheets and rear matter, foxing and soiling to page edges, rear inner hinge starting; no dust jacket. 
"With power and gusto TONO-BUNGAY follows the career of a provincial chemist who achieves wealth and influence through the skillful marketing of a worthless patent medicine. Wells called TONO-BUNGAY his 'finest and most finished novel."'--Brian Murray. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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14289 Wells, H.G. THE SOUL OF A BISHOP
New York: Macmillan, 1917. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Name on front endpaper, address neatly rubber-stamped on front pastedown, small black mark on spine else very good plus. No dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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14290 Wells, H.G. THE SLEEPER AWAKES
London: W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., [1921]. First edition thus, with a new preface by the author. Hardcover. An about near fine copy, in orange cloth that shows some very light wear, a tinge of age-darkening to the spine, dots of stain to the fore-edge; lacking dust jacket. 
According to Wells' preface, which first appeared in this edition, this book was the first of a series of works which the author dubbed "fantasias of possibility." "The great city of this story is no more then than a nightmare of Capitalism triumphant." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14291 Wells, H.G. CHRISTINA ALBERTA'S FATHER
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1925. First U.S. edition. Rich russet cloth with titles and devices gilt. Hardcover. Attractive bookplate to the front pastedown, else a bright near fine copy; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket that is shelfworn, chipped, creased, and has some internal pieces missing along the spine at the front panel. 
The influential author tells the story of a man who is told by a psychic that he is Sargon, King of Sumeria, returned to earth. The tale was inspired by a psychological case related to Wells by Carl Jung, and examines the power of delusion. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14292 Wells, H.G. THE WORLD OF WILLIAM CLISSOLD: A Novel at a New Angle
New York: George H. Doran Company, (1926). B00085B3IU First U.S. edition, first printing. In Two Volumes. Hardcover. Tiny tiny crimp to spine crown of Volume I, else both volumes fine, fresh, bright, virtually as-new; in leaf-green cloth with gilt spine stamping; in fine, printed dust jackets, which show some minor age-toning, particularly to spine panels. 
Wells's "last ambitious attempt to present his philosophical and political beliefs in fictional form"--Brian Murray. Mencken praised the work and thought it marked Wells as "a profoundly enterprising, competent and original mind." 
Price: 100.00 USD
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14293 Wells, H.G. THE KING WHO WAS A KING: The Book of a Film
London: Ernest Benn Ltd., (1929). First edition, second state binding. Hardcover. Covers mildly splayed, light shelfwear, faint foxing to page edges, else near fine in jade cloth lettered and ruled in mauve; in a very lightly age-toned dust jacket that shows some very shallow nicks, minor edgewear, interior scar to rear panel. 
A novel imagined as a film, or a film rendered as a novel. In any case, an interesting hybrid, with an introductory chapter on "The Development of the Film." The jacket art is by noted art director and film historian Paul Rotha. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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14294 Wells, H.G. THE KING WHO WAS A KING: The Book of a Film
London: Ernest Benn Ltd., (1929). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in gilt-lettered brown cloth (Curry first issue); in dust jacket with a couple of short closed edge tears and some wear to spine ends; dust jacket illustration is by award-winning art director and film designer, Paul Rotha. 
Scenario for an unproduced film with an introductory chapter on the "Development of the Film." 
Price: 125.00 USD
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14295 Wells, H.G. THE BULPINGTON OF BLUP: Adventures, Poses, Stresses, Conflicts, and Disaster in a Contemporary Brain
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1933. B0008BA8MQ First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good: wear and abrasion to edges, crimping to spine ends, textblock bright and clean; in a soiled, rubbed, edgetorn dust jacket that shows a number of creases corresponding to the closed edge tears. 
Satirical novel of a man with an overactive imagination who loses his way in a world of his own invention. "Amazingly fluent, amazingly perspicuous and reasonable."--Joseph Wood Krutch. "An intriguing form--the anti-Bildungsroman."--Robert Bloom. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14296 Wells, H.G. THE CROQUET PLAYER: A Story
London: Chatto & Windus, 1936. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Offsetting to flyleaf, else a fine, fresh copy, in patterned boards with printed spine label; in an age-darkened illustrated dust jacket with a number of tiny edge-nicks, short, vertical crease to spine panel. 
"A village is haunted by the brutal spectres of Man's evolutionary heritage, but the allegory is lost on the socialite of the book's title."--Clute and Nicholls. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14297 Wells, H.G. THE ANATOMY OF FRUSTRATION: A Modern Synthesis
London: The Cresset Press, 1936. B00085BDO4 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good in blue cloth: mild soiling, foxing to page edges, one corner tip lightly abraded, tiny indentation to spine; in a dust jacket that shows scattered foxing, light rubbing, small internal chip to spine, very short closed edge tears, and soiling. 
"...a profound cry from Wells's heart," (David C. Smith), which uses as its model Robert Burton's ANATOMY OF MELANCHOLY. "...our deeds are dreadful because are minds are dark...A day will come when we shall cease to hide from one another."--Wells. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14298 Wells, H.G. MEN LIKE GODS
New York: Macmillan Company, 1923. B000FNEN1O First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Specks of foxing to page edges, patches of foxing to endsheets, light wear to covers, a hint of fading to spine, a trifle shaken; thus very good, in red cloth with gilt spine stamping; lacking dust jacket. 
An interdimensional Utopian novel set two thousand years in the future in which Wells offers provocative and optimistic projections about government, society, science, letters and morals. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14299 Wells, H.G. THE BROTHERS
New York: The Viking Press, 1938. B00085TMUG First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Bright, sharp, near fine, with rubbing to the upper-edge-tint, mild bumping to lower corner tips, pages mildly age-toned; in red cloth with gilt lettering against brown blocks; in a worn, age-darkened, soiled, rubbed, nicked, very good dust jacket. 
Twin brothers, powerful leaders of opposing forces, are pitted against each other in a life-and-death struggle that is tearing the world apart. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14300 Wells, H.G. et al SOCIALISM AND THE GREAT STATE: Essays in Construction
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1912. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Minor wear to the crown of the spine, else near fine in original green cloth with spine and cover titles gilt; lacking the dust jacket. Tall octavo. [379] pages. A tight clean copy--probably unread. 
Essays by H.G. Wells, Frances Evelyn Warwick, L. G. Chiozza Money, E. Ray Lankester, C. J. Bond, E. S. P. Haynes, Cecil Chesterton, Cicely Hamilton, Roger Fry, G. R. S. Taylor, Conrad Noel, Herbert Trench, and Hugh P. Vowles. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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