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14401 White, James THE GENOCIDAL HEALER
New York: Ballantine Books, (1991). First hardcover edition. Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with mild shelfwear and a closed tear to the rear panel. Ron Walotsky's painting of a decidedly queer alien operating theatre decorates the front panel. 
"Sf novel of a surgeon who accidentally kills most of the population of a planet, and becomes an alien psychologist to atone. Part of the 'Sector General' series."--LOCUS Magazine. First issued as a paperback original from Ballantine Del Rey. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14402 White, James T. & Company THE NATIONAL CYCLOPAEDIA OF AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY: Volume XLIII
New York: James T. White & Company, 1961. First edition. Printed on heavy glossy paper stock. Hardcover. A fine, sturdy copy in green cloth with spine titles and rules gilt; no dust jacket, as issued. 599 pages; five page index. Illustrated with photogravures reproduced on fine paper stock and photographs. Thick quarto. 
In keeping with the plan of recording American history through the medium of biography this forty-third volume gives in its approximately 1000 biographies detailed accounts of the lives of the nation's leaders in all walks of life. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14403 White, Jon Manchip GARDEN GAME
London: Chatto and Windus, 1973. First edition. Hardcover. Editor's annotations on title page, light staining to top page edges, else very good in in a near fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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14404 White, Kate IF LOOKS COULD KILL
(New York): Warner Books, (2002). 0446530239 Sixth printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
The Cosmopolitan editor's debut novel features Bailey Weggins, a woman's magazine journalist who is sent by her editor-in-chief to investigate a murder. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14405 White, Lionel THE KILLING (CLEAN BREAK)
Berkeley: Black Lizard Books, 1988. 0887390862 First edition thus: a paperback. Fine, an as-new, unread copy in illustrated wraps with artwork by Kirwan. 
"THE KILLING will go down as the best of the year in 'smart crime' class."--Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Originally published as CLEAN BREAK. Memorably filmed in 1956 by Stanley Kubrick, with Sterling Hayden, Marie Windsor, and Elisha Cook, Jr. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14406 White, Lynn Jr., editor VIATOR: Mediaeval and Renaissance Studies, Volume1, 1970 & Volume 2, 1971
Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1970. 0520017021 First edition, first printing: Two Volume set. Hardcover. Mild rubbing to covers, near fine in blue linen with silver titles to the spine; without dust jackets, as issued. Quarto. 740 pages;introduction; footnotes; and Viator Style Sheet. 
A collection of forty one studies that stress interdisciplinary and intercultural research. They concern problems internal to the West and also relations among the West, Byzantium, the Slavs, Islam, and various Jewish & Christian groups. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14407 White, Michael C. A DREAM OF WOLVES
(New York, NY): Cliff Street Books, (2000). 0060194324 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
The story of Dr. Stuart Jordan, a transplanted Yankee living in the mountains of North Carolina and working as an OB/GYN by day, medical examiner by night. His life changes when he agrees to care for the son of an accused murderer. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14408 White, Patrick FLAWS IN THE GLASS: A Self-Portrait
New York: The Viking Press, (1982). 0670317594 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in a fine dust jacket. 
Sketches of various times and places, from early childhood to late sixties, from Australia to England, Africa, Greece, and back, from the Nobel Prize-winning Australian author. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14409 White, Patrick RIDERS IN THE CHARIOT
London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, (1961). First U.K. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Covers a bit splayed, binding a bit sprung, discoloration to spine, thus very good only, in brownish-maroon cloth with gilt to spine; in a very good plus, price-clipped dust jacket which shows some mild wear, a few trifling scratches. 
An Aborigine artist, a Holocaust survivor, a beatific washerwoman, and a childlike heiress are each blessed--and stricken--with visionary experiences. "The most compassionate and the most beautiful of all Patrick White's works."--Callil and Tóibín. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14410 White, Patrick THE AUNT'S STORY
New York: The Viking Press, 1948. First U.S. edition in the later state dust jacket (states ''Second Printing'' on the upper front flap.) Hardcover. Mild age-toning to textblock, some darkening to spine, else near fine, in a dust jacket that exhibits a patch of dampstain to rear panel and flap, age-toning, rubbing, a few closed edge tears, shallow nicking, and a small snag to the interior spine panel. 
Third novel from the future Nobel Prize-winner inspired widespread praise, such as this from John Woodburn, "From the first sentence...one has the experience of watching an artist working in authority and harmony...free, and magnificently able to create." 
Price: 125.00 USD
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14411 White, Patrick THE SOLID MANDALA
New York: The Viking Press, (1966). First edition. Hardcover. Small erasure mark to the front endpaper, boards slightly splayed, else very good plus in navy-blue cloth over pastel-blue boards with gilt titles to the spine; in an age-toned dust jacket with nicks to lower spine edge and several very short edge tears. 
Set in the Australian Nobel prize-winner's mythical Sydney suburb of Sarsaparilla. "...perhaps the most tightly knit, difficult, yet rewarding of White's novels....The twin brothers...are in many ways the two halves of human nature..."--Geoffey Dutton. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14412 White, Randy Wayne HUNTER'S MOON
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2007). 0399153705 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In this 14th Florida thriller, Doc Ford, the marine biologist with multiple links to the intelligence community, gets an unusual commission from Kal Wilson, a former one-term president who recently lost his wife in a mysterious plane crash. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14413 White, Richard MISTER GREY
New York: Four Walls Eight Windows, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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14414 White, Robert M., editor INTRODUCTION TO MAGNETIC RECORDING
New York: IEEE Press, (1985). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. 
Illustrated guide to the technology and research. Tables, illustrations and figures throughout. 309 pages, references, indexes. Quarto. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14415 White, Robin THE ICE CURTAIN
(New York): Delacorte Press, (2002). 0385333161 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
THE ICE CURTAIN brings back Gregori Nowek, who appeared previously in the author's debut novel SIBERIAN LIGHT, in a tale of greed, betrayal, and cutthroat dealings in the diamond trade. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14416 White, Stephen WARNING SIGNS
(New York): Delacorte, (2002). 0385336187 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Crown of the spine bumped, else fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
The psychologist-turned-bestselling author's tenth Alan Gregory novel demonstrates "his remarkable talent to delve into the human mind and put into perspective the evil that people can do." 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14417 White, Stephen THE PROGRAM: A Novel
New York: Doubleday, (2001). 0385499035 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Shasti O'Leary. 
An Alan Gregory novel. White, a clinical psychologist, draws upon his background to create complex psychological thrillers. This book, the eighth in the series, moves Gregory to the background and focuses on New Orleans District Attorney Kirsten Lord. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14418 White, Stephen THE PROGRAM
New York: Doubleday, (2001). 0385499035 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in nice photo-pictorial wraps. 
From the bestselling author of COLD CASE, this is the ninth Alan Gregory novel. Gregory is only a secondary character here as this is the story of a New Orleans D.A. forced to enter the witness protection program after her husband is killed. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14419 White, Stephen WARNING SIGNS
(New York): Delacorte, (2002). 0385336187 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
The tenth novel to feature clinical psychologist Alan Gregory. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14420 White, Stewart Edward THE REDISCOVERED COUNTRY
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1915. B0006AH76O First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Discoloration to upper page edges, mild wear, thus near fine, in green cloth with goldenrod lettering and pictorial devices (lion's heads!) and black rules; no dust jacket. Illustrated from photographs. 
Widely considered the first definitive account of the Northern Serengeti. Tipped in: a typewritten index card with a note from the author to a Mr. Dierkes, dated February 5 1934 and SIGNED in ink by the author. Reverse of the card bears pencilled notes. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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14421 White, T.H. THE WITCH IN THE WOOD
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1939. First edition. With decorations by the author. Hardcover. Hint of offsetting to the endsheets, whisper of edgewear, the merest suggestion of a crease to the spine, else a near fine copy in a dust jacket that is heavily edgeworn and nicked, creased to the spine and front panel, and chipped at the spine ends. 
Second volume in White's Arthurian epic THE ONCE AND FUTURE KING. White's keen scholarship and vivid imagination, his unique blend of lyricism, wit, mythopoetics, and knockabout comedy is rendered in effortlessly eloquent prose. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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14422 White, T.H. THE SWORD IN THE STONE
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1939. B0006AONEI Reprint. Hardcover. Very good only: pages age-toned, spine ends frayed, dust-soiling and discoloration to spine, fingering to covers; blue cloth with gilt stamping, doublespread illustrated endpapers by Robert Lawson, interior decorations by the author; lacking dust jacket. 
First volume of White's masterpiece chronicles the education and training of young King Arthur, who was to become the greatest of Britain's legendary rulers. This first entry was substantially revised when included as part of THE ONCE AND FUTURE KING. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14423 White, Ted TROUBLE ON PROJECT CERES
Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, (1971). 0664324894 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, virtually as-new, in full yellow cloth with black spine titles; in an age-toned, otherwise fine, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design by John Gist. 
Juvenile sf tale. Larry McCombs, son of the head of Project Ceres, his pal Don Meisner, and Don's sister Jo struggle to discover who is trying to sabotage the project---a plan to feed the world's starving millions by growing food on desert land. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14424 White, Teri BLEEDING HEARTS
New York: Mysterious Press, (1984). 0892960779 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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14425 White, Teri TIGHT ROPE
New York: Mysterious Press, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14426 White, Teri TIGHT ROPE
New York: Mysterious Press, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Maguire and Kowalski mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14427 White, Teri MAX TRUEBLOOD AND THE JERSEY DESPERADO
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1987). 0892962530 First edition. Hardcover. Mild fading to the extremeties, else near fine in dust jacket. 
Inscribed to a well-known book collector, and SIGNED by White to the half-title page. By the author of BLEEDING HEARTS and TIGHTROPE. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14428 White, Teri MAX TRUEBLOOD AND THE JERSEY DESPERADO
New York: Mysterious Press, (1987). 0892962530 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with a solo short edge tear. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14429 White, Teri MAX TRUEBLOOD AND THE JERSEY DESPERADO
New York: Mysterious Press, (1987). 0892962534 First edition. Fine copy in wraps. 
Uncorrected page proofs in wraps. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14430 White, Teri FAULT LINES
New York: Mysterious Press, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14431 White, William Allen THE MARTIAL ADVENTURES OF HENRY AND ME
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1918. First edition, first printing. With illustrations by Tony Sarg. Scarce early dust jacket! Hardcover. Foxing to page edges, offsetting to endsheets (from jacket flaps), owner's discreet signature to endsheet, thus near fine in decorative red cloth; in an illustrated dust jacket, darkened to the spine, with mild rubbing and a few shallow nicks. 
Comic war tale about "two middle-aged coots" who go to the front on a commission from the Red Cross. "Such a book as tempts you into unguarded enthusiasms...Another INNOCENTS ABROAD...Honest from the first word to the last."--New York Sun. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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14432 Whitechurch, Victor L. FIRST AND LAST
London: W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd, (1933). Sixth impression. A Collins' Romantic Novel. Hardcover. Very good minus: spine slant, substantial fading to spine, mild soiling, a few dots of faint foxing to fore-edge, owner's discreet name to half-title; lacking dust jacket. 
The central idea is that there exists some peculiar force which seems to limit the power of free will. "A good sound story."--Everyman. "Made more than worth while by the author's fine capacity for character drawing."--Birmingham Gazette. Scarce. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14433 Whitechurch, Victor L. MURDER AT THE COLLEGE
London: The Crime Club Ltd./W. Collins Sons & Co, Ltd., [circa 1933]. First edition: red boards with black lettering to front cover and spine; second state dustwrapper. Released in the U.S. as MURDER AT EXBRIDGE. Hardcover. Very good: pale foxing to pages and page edges, previous owner's dated (1933) signature to half-title, very light shelfwear; in a pictorial dust jacket with light overall foxing, spine darkened, price ticket to spine. 
Anglican clergyman Whitechurch, notable decades earlier for his THRILLING STORIES OF THE RAILWAY (a Queen's Quorum title), later in life "turned out a series of detective novels that have been widely praised."-- Bruce Murphy. Scarce Collins Crime Club. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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14434 Whitecotton, Joseph W. THE ZAPOTECS: Princes, Priests, and Peasants
Normal: University of Oklahoma Press, 1977). 080611374X First edition, first printing. In the Civilization of the American Indian series. Hardcover. Mild bump to one upper corner tip, else fine, in tan cloth with black spine lettering; in a nearly fine, lightly age-toned, price-clipped dust jacket. 
Anthropological history of the Zapotec civilization, drawing upon findings from archaeology, ethnology, ethnohistory and social anthropology. 338 pages, including index. Illustrated with photos, drawings, figures, maps. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14435 Whitehead, Barbara GIRL WITH RED SUSPENDERS
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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14436 Whitehead, Colson THE INTUITIONIST
New York: Anchor Books/ Doubleday, (1999). 0385492995 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Literary fantasy novel of politics and race, with deadpan satirical elements. "Colson Whitehead's THE INTUITIONIST is an enormously accomplished first novel, a meditation on race and technology and imagination that is absolutely dazzling."--Susan Isaacs. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14437 Whitehead, Don ATTACK ON TERROR: The FBI Against The Ku Klux Klan In Mississippi
New York: Funk & Wagnalls, (1970). 0308703006 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth with silver titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with a hint of sunning to the spine and a trace of rubbing to the front panel and spine ends. Octavo. 321 pages; index. 
The author of THE FBI STORY gives true accounts of what happened, including behind-the-scenes stories, during the 1960s, when the FBI infiltrated the Klan on orders from President Lyndon Johnson. The tale of a halt of terrorism by the invisible empire. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14438 Whitehead, Henry S.; Edited by Douglas A. Anderson & Stefan Dziemiamowicz PASSING OF A GOD and Other Stories
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2007. 1553100980 First edition, first printing. One of 500 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Attractive ''Arkhamesque'' jacket art by Jason Van Hollander. 
The first volume (of a projected three volume set), reprinting all of Henry S. Whitehead's known published short fiction. Supernatural fiction readers and collectors will applaud this handsome quality press publication of this neglected masters work. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14439 Whiteley, Opal; Boulton, Jane, adapter OPAL: The Journal Of An Understanding Heart
Palo Alto: Tioga Publishing Company, (1984). Reprint. With an introduction by Boulton, and Whiteley's 1920 afterword. Hardcover. Near fine in a like dust jacket. Illustrated with chapter heads in a period woodcut style. 
Whiteley grew up in Oregon lumber camp country at the turn of the last century, beginning this remarkable diary when she was six. Boulton has adapted the diaries (which Whiteley reconstructed for the Atlantic Monthly in 1920) into a poetic form. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14440 Whitfield, Raoul GREEN ICE
Boston: Gregg Press, 1980. 0839827202 First edition thus. Reissue bound in burgundy cloth lettered in gilt, with decorated endpapers and illustrated dust jacket. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Here are two hundred and eight pages of naked action pounded into tough compactness by staccato, hammerlike writing."--Dashiell Hammett. With new introduction by Pete Hamill. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14441 Whitfield, Raoul THE VIRGIN KILLS
(Harpenden, Herts): No Exit Press, (1988). 0948353252 First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Usual tanned pages, else fine in a likewise mildly age-toned photo-pictorial dust jacket that shows some nearly invisible superficial scoring to rear panel. Jacket photo is by Weegee. 
Hardheaded sportswriter Al Connors is aboard millionaire gambler Eric Vennel's yacht, Virgins, when it sets sail for the Regatta at Poughkeepsie. A midnight attack by a masked intruder raises the stakes...to murder! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14442 Whitfield, Stephen J. AMERICAN SPACE JEWISH TIME
Hamden, CT.: Archon Books, (1988). 0208021841 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket (still in publisher's shrinkwrap). 

Price: 20.00 USD
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14443 Whitman, S.E. CAVALRY RAID
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1956. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in price-clipped dust jacket with some light rubbing, minor shelf wear, and several very short closed edge tears with attendant creases. 

Price: 75.00 USD
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14444 Whitney, Phyllis A. WRITING JUVENILE FICTION
Boston: The Writer, Inc., Publishers, [No date]. Revised edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a lightly rubbed and edgeworn dust jacket. 
"Expert advice and technical information about writing for young people," by the then fledging novelist who went on to great fame and fortune and a remarkably long-lived career on the bestseller lists. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14445 Whitney, Phyllis A. THE STONE BULL
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1977. 0385128916 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine; in an age-toned and shelfworn illustrated dust jacket with short tears and creases to the crown of the spine. 
"A richly textured romantic mystery by one of the acknowledged mistresses of the genre."--Publishers Weekly. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14446 Whitney, Phyllis A. DOMINO
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1979. 0385154194 First edition. Hardcover. Narrow band of fading to the spine (possibly a production flaw), else nearly fine in green cloth with gilt titles and illustration to the front cover and spine; in a very mildly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. 
Whitney received the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers Association of America in 1988 as well as the Agatha Lifetime Achievement Award. She has written more than 75 books, including THE STONE BULL, SPINDRIFT, and THE GLASS FLAME. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14447 Whitney, Phyllis A. VERMILLION
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1981. 0385177453 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a dust jacket with a hint of rubbing to the lower spine extremity. 
A queen of romantic suspense writers, Whitney has here created a story of love and danger in Arizona, where her heroine fends off her father's murderer and tries to avoid forbidden love. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14448 Whittaker, C.R. FRONTIERS OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE: A Social and Economic Study
Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, (1994). 0801846773 First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine; in a like illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration ''The Gemma Augustea'' made about 10 B.C. 341 pages, notes, references, and an index. 
Examines the Roman frontiers in terms of what they meant to the Romans, and in their military, economic, and social function. Fifty-one b&w illustrations, maps. A volume in the Ancient Society and History series. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14449 Whittemore, Edward SINAI TAPESTRY
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1977). 003018536X First edition. Hardcover. Upper corner tip badly bumped, else a very good; in a very good price-clipped and shelfworn dust jacket with tears accompanied by creases to the edges. 
The first book in the Jerusalem Quartet. A humorous fantasy series filled with exotic adventures and featuring Strongbow, a Victorian explorer and mystic healer, and his son, a spy, morphine addict and gun-runner who dreams of a multi-cultural Palestine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14450 Whittemore, Reed WHOLE LIVES: Shapers of Modern Biography
Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, (1989). 0801838177 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a dust jacket with mild rubbing and very minor wear to the upper crown. 184 pages, notes, readings, and an index. 
A study of the biography as literary genre from Thomas Carlyle's mid-nineteenth century biography of Frederick the Great to modern American works on Marilyn Monroe and Hemingway. A companion volume to Whittemore's PURE LIVES. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14451 Whittier, John Greenleaf POEMS OF JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER
New York: A.L. Burt, Publisher, [circa 1900]. Illustrated edition. Hardcover. A few tiny, insignificant tears to spine crown, a spot or two of tarnishing to upper page edge gilt, thus very nearly fine, in ribbed, maroon cloth with gilt debossed lettering, decorative border, and lyre devices; no dust jacket. 
Handsome collection of Whittier, "with illustrations from original paintings and steel plates by celebrated artists." Tissue-guarded frontisportrait of the poet. 522 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14452 Whittingham, Richard THEIR KIND OF TOWN
New York: Donald I. Fine, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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14453 Whittington, Harry A MOMENT TO PREY
Berkeley: Black Lizard Books, 1988. 0887390374 First edition thus. Fine, in mildly age-toned, else fine, illustrated wraps. Unread! 
Originally released as a Gold Medal paperback original in 1959 under the title BACKWOODS TRAMP. "We in France have considered Harry Whittington one of the masters of the roman noir in the second generation."--Magazine Literaire. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14454 Whittock, Marilyn DICE IN FLIGHT
London: Barrie and Jenkins, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The author's first novel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14455 Whyte, G. N. PRINCIPLES OF RADIATION DOSIMETRY
New York: John Wiley & Sons, (1959). First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in blue cloth; no dust jacket. 
124 pages, index. Figures and equations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14456 Wiater, Stanley, editor AFTER THE DARKNESS
Baltimore: Maclay & Associates, 1993. 0940776286 First edition, limited to 750 numbered copies SIGNED by the contributors. Hardcover. Fine, in maroon cloth stamped in silver with devices and lettering; housed in silver paper-over-boards slipcase. Veteran genre anthologist Wiater provides individual "afterwords" for each story based upon author interviews. 
17 original exercises in horror--each of the authors has SIGNED the volume; included: Chet Williamson, Richard Laymon, Nancy Collins, Thomas Monteleone, Gahan Wilson, Gary Brandner, Graham Masterton, Ed Gorman, Joseph Citro, and others. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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14457 Wibberley, Leonard THE MOUSE THAT ROARED
Boston/Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, (1955). 0316938726 First edition, third printing. Hardcover. Small patch of paper residue to the front pastedown endpaper, from an old price sticker, else about near fine; in a worn and soiled dust jacket that shows edgewear, tears, shallow chipping, and lacks a thumbnail size piece from the lower spine. 
The versatile Irish-born novelist's best known book and the source for the deliriously silly film adaptation starring the sublime Peter Sellers. The original plot line--a sort of international THE PRODUCERS--inspired a spate of "Mouse" sequels. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14458 Wibberley, Leonard THE BALLAD OF THE PILGRIM CAT
(New York): (Curtis Publishing/Ives Washburn, Inc.), (1962). First edition. Small octavo. Hardcover. Tiny bump to upper rear cover, else fine, in grey cloth illustrated in black to front cover, lettered in black to spine; in a mildly age-toned, very lightly edgeworn, near fine illustrated dust jacket with one very short closed edge tear to rear panel. 
Rhymed verse yarn of a raffish cat who unexpectedly becomes a stowaway on the Mayflower, falls into disfavor with the Pilgrim Fathers, and then redeems himself by the way he manages an onslaught of marauding mice. Illustrated by Erik Blegvad. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14459 Wibberley, Leonard VOYAGE BY BUS
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1971. Family Bookshelf edition. Hardcover. A stunningly fresh fine copy in white-backed turquoise laminated boards; in a faintly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with some pale mottling to rear panel. Map-decorated endsheets. 
Chronicle of the novelist's voyage through the American West in a land yacht with his wife Hazel, their six children and the family cat. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14460 Wibberley, Leonard GUARNERI: Story of a Genius
New York: Farrar Strauss Giroux, (1974). 0374328226 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, bright copy, in gilt-lettered green cloth; in a very mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design by Richard Cuffari. Lovely example of a quite scarce issue. 
Juvenile novel of young orphan Thomas Soli, living in a monastery in 18th century Cremona, whose gift for singing leads him to be apprenticed to master violinmaker, Guarneri del Gesu, a musical genius beset by poverty, loneliness and despair. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14461 Wibberley, Leonard DEADMEN'S CAVE
New York: Ariel Books, (1954). First edition, first printing. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Near fine in pale green cloth with spine titles and cover illustrations stamped in black; in a chipped and shelfworn, wraparound illustrated dust jacket that shows some tears and creases to the edges but still remains in very good condition. 
Pirate novel written for a Ariel Books Children's Book Division. An early novel by the author of THE MOUSE THAT ROARED and at least 100 other novels. Black-and-white illustrations, map endpapers, and dust jacket art by Tom Leamon. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14462 Wibberley, Leonard MCGILLICUDDY MCGOTHAM
New York: William Morrow Company, 1966. B0007F6WO6 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good in shelfworn teal cloth with shamrock and leprechaun devices stamped in silver, silver lettering to spine; in a good only, illustrated dust jacket that is worn, price-clipped and has pieces missing at the edges. 
Wibberley's more or less true tale of an extraordinary mission by one of the most unusual Irishmen to come out of the OULD SOD. Illustrated by Aldren A. Watson. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14463 Wickersham, George W., chairman NATIONAL COMMISSION ON LAW OBSERVANCE AND ENFORCEMENT REPORTS: Volume 1
Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1931. First edition. This copy is inscribed, SIGNED and dated Sept. 30, 1931 by commission member Federal Judge Paul J. McCormick. Hardcover. A near fine copy in sturdy maroon buckram with spine titles and rules gilt; no dust jacket. Over 700 pages; a bibliography, and indexes. 
Four important reports by The Wickersham Commission issued separately as: No.1, Preliminary Report on Prohibition; No.2, Report on the Enforcement of the Prohibition Laws of the U.S.; No.3, Report on Criminal Statistics; No.4, Report on Prosecution. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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14464 Widder, David V. ADVANCED CALCULUS
New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1947. First edition. Hardcover. Mildly shelf-worn with tanning to page edges, else near fine; lacking dust jacket. 
432 pages; index of symbols, index. Figures. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14465 Wideman, John Edgar PHILADELPHIA FIRE
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1990). 0805012664 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. Jacket photograph by Diana Klein and design by Raquel Jaramillo. 
PHILADELPHIA FIRE, based on an actual incident, describes the police bombing of a militant, heavily armed black commune. This novel won the PEN/Faulkner Award, distinguishing Wideman as the first writer to receive the honor twice. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14466 Wideman, John Edgar "The Statue of Liberty"
[no place]. Henry Holt and Company, Inc., 1989. First edition, first printing: a chapbook original. Chapbook. Fine, in slick, illustrated wraps. 
Short story from the then upcoming collection, FEVER "to be published in November 1989" and distributed free to promote the release of the book. 13 pages. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14467 Wiebe, Rudy FIRST AND VITAL CANDLE
Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, (1966). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in orange linen with blue titles to the spine; in a near fine slightly rubbed dust jacket with a shadow-trace of a former sticker. 
The second novel by a professor of Canadian literature and twice-winner of the Governor General's Fiction Award is set in the author's historic homeland of Canada. The Christian-themed story offers an in-depth portrayal of Ojibwa Indian life in Ontario. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14468 Wieck, Stewart Clan Novel: MALKAVIAN
(Clarkston, GA): (White Wolf Publishing), (2000). 1565048199 First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Mass market paperback. Fine, an as-new, unread copy in illustrated wraps. Cover art by John Van Fleet. 
Entry in the role-playing-based 13-novel exploration of the forbidden world of the Kindred. For hundreds of years, Anatole has sought clues to the riddles about the time called Gehenna, when the ancient vampires will rise and destroy the Kindred. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14469 Wiersema, Robert. J. BEFORE I WAKE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (2007). 0312363184 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"A literary supernatural thriller that that grips the reader and doesn’t let go until the very last line...It never shies away or backs down from its questioning of faith, theology, morality and mystery...a unique, spellbinding gem."--The Globe and Mail. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14470 Wiesel, Elie A BEGGAR IN JERUSALEM
New York: Random House, (1970). First edition; limited issue: one of 250 specially bound copies, numbered, and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Spine lightly faded, else a near fine copy in blue linen with gilt stamped decoration to the front cover, titles and rules stamped in gilt to the spine; in a clear acetate dust jacket, housed in a sturdy black slipcase with mild stains to the rear side. 
Praised as a "messenger to mankind" for grappling with the struggle against evil based on his own experiences as a survivor of the holocaust, Wiesel won the Nobel Peace Prize. The European Prix Medicis was awarded for this novel of the Six-Day War. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14471 Wiggin, Kate Douglas A SUMMER IN A CANON: A California Story
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company/The Riverside Press, Cambridge: 1889. First edition, first printing. In terra cotta cloth with lettering in gilt, illustrations in gilt (cactus) and black (mountains and campfire). Hardcover. Very good: shaken, bookplate to pastedown, owner's bold, 1889-dated signature to flyleaf, wear to extremities, mild spine slant, dots of stain and fading to spine, soiling to a few pages. Charming b&w tissue-guarded frontis and chapter heads. 
Neglected California yarn by the author of REBECCA OF SUNNYBROOK FARM. Though born in Maine, Wiggin and her family moved to California--where she established the first kindergarten west of the Rockies. The canyon is Las Flores, north of Santa Monica. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14472 Wiggin, Kate Douglas THE GIRL AND THE KINGDOM; with Notes on the Development of the Kindergarten in California
(Los Angeles): (Local Convention Committee/International Kindergarten Union), (1925). First edition, first printing: a chapbook original. Fading to the stiff cardstock covers, else fine in stapled wraps; 12mo. Tipped into page 47 is an addendum on the history of kindergarten in California. 
Wiggin, one of the leading forces in the development of kindergarten in California, gave the LA City Teachers Club the manuscript of this story as a contribution to its fund, and it is here published as a convention gift for members of the IKU. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14473 Wiggin, Kate Douglas; illustrated by Helen Mason Grose THE BIRDS' CHRISTMAS CAROL
New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, [no date]. Vintage reprint. Hardcover. Fine, in bright leaf-green composition binding with darker green lettering and red top-edge tint; in a spotted, rubbed, edgeworn illustrated dust jacket with jacket art that is, nonetheless, bright and vivid. 
This edition of Wiggin's evergreen about little Carol Bird, who was born on Christmas day, is illustrated with full color plates and b&w intext and chapter head drawings by Helen Mason Grose. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14474 Wilbert, Warren N. ROOKIES RATED: Baseball's Finest Freshman Seasons
Jefferson, North Carolina and London: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, (2000). 0786407395 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in laminated pictorial boards; issued without dust jacket. Tall octavo. 353 pages; appendices; bibliography; and an index. Illustrated with photos. 
This informative book ranks and analyzes the 74 best freshman seasons in the history of organized baseball--from Curt Davis's 1934 campaign (the greatest rookie season in the game's history) to Nomar Garciaparra's 1997 season. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14475 Wilce, Ysabeau S. FLORA SEGUNDA: Being the Magical Mishaps of a Girl, Her Glass-Gazing Sidekick, Two Ominous Butlers (One Blue), A House with Eleven Thousand Rooms, and a Red Dog
Orlando/Austin/New York/San Diego/Toronto/London: Harcourt, Inc., (2007). 0152054332 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. New from the publisher! 
Wilce's debut novel is set in a living castle that is rather like a blend of Gormenghast and Hogwarts. Flora Fyrdraaca, the heroine of the title, lives in Crackpot Hall, a decaying home with 11,000 rooms that randomly shift positions. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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14476 Wilce, Ysabeau S. FLORA SEGUNDA: Being the Magical Mishaps of a Girl, Her Glass-Gazing Sidekick, Two Ominous Butlers (One Blue), A House with Eleven Thousand Rooms, and a Red Dog
Orlando/Austin/New York/San Diego/Toronto/London: Harcourt, Inc., (2007). 0152054332 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Crackpot Hall's 11,000 rooms have started to decay since Flora's mother, the Warlord's Commanding General, fired the magical butler. In this first in the series, Flora gets lost in her home, Crackpot Hall, and struggles to keep her 'magickal essence'. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14477 Wilcox, Collin STALKING HORSE
New York: Random House, (1982). 0394511735 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
A politician, power and the past make an explosive case for Lt. Hastings of the San Francisco PD. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14478 Wilcox, Collin DOCTOR, LAWYER
New York: Random House, (1976). First edition. Hardcover. Slight lean to spine, else a very good copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
A Lt. Hastings novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14479 Wilcox, Collin VICTIMS
New York: Mysterious Press, (1984). First edition. Fine copy in wraps. 
Uncorrected page proofs. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14480 Wilcox, Collin NIGHT GAMES
New York: Mysterious Press, (1986). First edition. Near fine copy in wraps. 
A Lt. Hastings mystery. Uncorrected page proofs. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14481 Wilcox, Collin A DEATH BEFORE DYING
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1990). 0805009795 First edition. Hardcover. Pale remainder stripe to lower page edges, else near fine in dust jacket.. 
A Lt. Hastings mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14482 Wilcox, Collin SWITCHBACK
New York: Henry Holt, (1993). 0805021043 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Lt. Hastings mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14483 Wilcox, Joe WHITE WINDS
Los Alamitos, California: Hwong Publishing Company, (1981). 0892601620 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Small, faint stain to the upper page edges, else near fine; in a near fine dust jacket with very short edge tears and accompanying creases. An addenda slip for the subtitle and an addenda slip for the dust jacket credit are laid in. 
Printed letterhead memo SIGNED by the author to mountain climbing leader John Delmonte, laid in. Delmonte's embossed stamp to the title page. Verso of the endpaper SIGNED and dated 1982 by Wilcox, the Mt. McKinley climb leader. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14484 Wilder, Cherry THE LUCK OF BRIN'S FIVE
New York: Atheneum, 1977. 0689306016 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket with mild age-toning to the jacket flaps, and a very faint name penned to the upper corner of the front flap. Jacket painting by James and Ruth McCrea. Tall octavo. 
New Zealand-born Wilder won the 1978 Ditmar Award for Best Australian Science Fiction Novel with this juvenile sf tale of an earthman accidentally landing on the planet Torin, which is inhabited by marsupial creatures. Wilder's debut. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14485 Wilder, Thornton THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY
New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, (copyright 1927). Reprint. Hardcover. Faint spotting to black tinted upper page-edges, faint age-toning to text block, thus near fine, in red cloth; in a lightly worn and age-toned, about near fine, neatly price-clipped dust jacket. 
Early wartime reprint of Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about five travelers who fall to their doom crossing a bridge made of willows in Lima, Peru, and the monk who witnesses the catastrophe and tries to make a study of the victims' lives. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14486 Wiley, Autrey Nell, editor RARE PROLOGUES & EPILOGUES 1642-1700
London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd, (1940). First edition. Hardcover. Slight surface staining to the lower page edges, minor offsetting to the rear endsheets, mild bump to the crown of the spine, else near fine in brown cloth with gilt titles and decoration to the spine; in a price-clipped dust jacket. 358 pages. 
A collection and study of prologues and epilogues written during the Restoration that were separately published. Frontispiece is a b&w plate of the earliest dated broadside prologue; seven b&w plates of manuscripts, first line index and general index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14487 Wiley, Autrey Nell, editor RARE PROLOGUES AND EPILOGUES, 1642-1700
London: George Allen and Unwin, Ltd., (1940). First edition. Hardcover. Page edges lightly soiled; upper spine slightly creased, otherwise a near fine copy in a price-clipped dust jacket. 
Octavo. These ephemeral 17th century theatrical broadsides are collected here for the first time, and further enriched with introductory essays. 358 pages, with bibliographies, appendices, and indexes. Illustrated with facsimiles of broadsides. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14488 Wilhelm, Kate DESPERATE MEASURES
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 031227663X First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in photo-pictorial glossy wraps. 
Attorney Barbara Holloway is defending a deformed young man accused of murder, but the other suspect in the case is a high school principal, who is being defended by Barbara's father. From the award-winning sf and mystery veteran. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14489 Wilhelm, Kate THE INFINITY BOX: A Collection of Speculative Fiction
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1975). 0060146532 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in a silver foil illustrated dust jacket that shows some minor rubbing, as expected. 
Nine stories, most originally appearing in her husband, Damon Knight's "Orbit." Wilhelm is a multiple Hugo and Nebula Award winner, mostly for her short SF. Standout stories here are "The Infinity Box" and "The Funeral." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14490 Wilhelm, Kate SOMERSET DREAMS And Other Fictions
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1978). 0060146494 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly age-toned dust jacket. 
Eight droll, haunting, graceful stories from the author of WHERE LATE THE SWEET BIRDS SANG (Hugo-winning novel) and the Nebula-winning tales "The Planners," and "Forever Yours, Anna." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14491 Wilhelm, Kate HUYSMAN'S PETS
(New York, New York): BLuejay Books Inc., (1986). 0312942192 Second Bluejay printing. Hardcover. Fine, in jade-green cloth with black spine stamping; in a fine, if age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. 
SF "thriller about a scientist who experimented on telepathic twins. Well constructed and eminently readable."--Locus. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14492 Wilhelm, Kate SWEET, SWEET POISON
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1990). 031204433X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tiny smudge to lower edge of rear cover, else fine, in brown boards with gilt stamping to spine; in a near fine dust jacket with fading to the spine panel, very mild edgewear. 
The fourth book in the Constance and Charlie series. The placid woods of Spencer's Ferry muffle a teeming jungle of secrets - secret vices, secret pasts, secret pleasures. And one man's pleasure, as the saying goes, is another man's sweet, sweet poison. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14493 Wilhelm, Kate THE GIRL WHO FELL INTO THE SKY
(Eugene, OR): (Pulphouse Publishing), (1991). 1561465097 First edition thus: a 50-page chapbook. Short Story Paperback series #9. A fine, unread copy in perfect-bound wraps, with cover art by Pat Morissey. 
The distinguished sf and mystery author's 1986 Nebula-winning novelette which first saw print in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, and has been collected in CHILDREN OF THE WIND: Five Novellas, 1989. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14494 Wilhelm, Kate GOOD CHILDREN
New York: St. Martin's, (1998). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14495 Wilhelm, Kate THE CLEWISTON TEST
New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, (1976). 0374125007 Third printing. Hardcover. Faint foxing to page edges, mild wear to extremities, a whiff of mustiness, thus about near fine, in silver-lettered red cloth; in an age-toned, mildly soiled, near fine dust jacket. 
"A woman scientist discovers a truly effective treatment for pain, which may have horrifying side effects. The situation is complicated by the fact that she has been seriously injured in a car accident and is in pain herself."--Eleanor Arnason. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14496 Wilhem, Kate THE INFINITY BOX: A Collection of Speculative Fiction
New York: Harper & Row Publishers, (1975). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an unusual silver foil dust jacket printed in orange and black. 
Nine stories by the Hugo and Nebula winner--author of WHERE LATE THE SWEET BIRDS SANG; includes the title novella and "The Funeral"--which Barry Malzberg called "..one of the best short stories written by an American in our time." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14497 Wilkes, Marilyn Z.: Ross, Larry, pictures by C.L.U.T.Z. AND THE FIZZION FORMULA
New York: Dial Books for Young Readers. (1985). 0803701713 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in brightly illustrated laminated boards; in matching wraparound illustrated dust jacket which shows only a hint of age-toning. Lovely example. 
Sequel to Wilkes's C.L.U.T.Z., in which Rodney Pentaz, his dog Aurora, and his Combined Level Unit/Type Z robot are accused of being spies bent upon stealing the secret Fizzion formula from Dr. Rench's GalactiCola soda plant! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14498 Wilkins, Cary, editor A TREASURY OF FANTASY: Heroic Adventures in Imaginary Lands
New York: Avenel Books, (1981). 0517236294 First edition. Hardcover. Very good: small patch of pale stain to upper page edges, light edgewear; age-toned pictorial dust jacket. 46 illos in b&w by divers hands, including Richard Doyle, Lancelot Speed, Patten Wilson, Arthur Hughes, H.J. Ford, Aubrey Beardsley, Dan Beard. 
Splendid gathering of novels and tales, key works in the history of fantasy, agreeably accompanied by vintage illustrations in b&w. Authors: Morris, Lovecraft, Ruskin, Johann Tieck, Lord Dunsany, R.E. Howard, Le Guin, George MacDonald, Mrs. Andrew Lang. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14499 Wilkins, Ralph G. THE STUDY OF KINETICS AND MECHANISM OF REACTIONS OF TRANSITION METAL COMPLEXES
Boston: Allyn and Bacon, Inc., (1976). Second printing. Hardcover. A hint of rubbing to the spine ends, else near fine in navy-blue cloth with titles in silver to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 
With a particular concern for reactions of the Werner-type transition metal complexes, Wilkins emphasizes methodology--how to obtain the rate law, what to do with it, and what results have been obtained. 403 pages; references; and an index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14500 Wilkins, Richard C. and Cheryl A. Hubbard HOME VCR REPAIR ILLUSTRATED
PA: Tab Books, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy without dust jacket. 
383 pages including a glossary and index. Tall octavo. Hardcover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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