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14501 Willeford, Charles THE WOMAN CHASER
New York: Newstand Library, (1960.) First edition, first printing. Slight discoloration to the lower fore-edge, else near fine, unread in illustrated wraps with minor edge wear. 
Early Willeford paperback original--published a quarter of a century before Hoke Mosely hit the Miami scene. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14502 Willemsen, Eleanor Walker UNDERSTANDING STATISTICAL REASONING: How to Evaluate Research Literature in the Behavioral Sciences
San Francisco: W. H. Freeman and Company, (1974). 071670837X First edition: Trade paperback issue. Trade Paperback. A few nicks to the edges, else near fine in royal blue wraps. 
223 pages; figures, tables, index. A comprehensive guide for the student of behavioral sciences, including explanation of the meanings of charts and figures encountered in journal literature with clearly explained examples of tables, graphs, and symbols. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14503 Willey, Elizabeth A SORCERER AND A GENTLEMAN
New York: TOR/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1995). 0312855907 Book club edition. Hardcover. Edges very lightly bumped, else this is a near fine copy, in a very light edgeworn pictorial dust jacket. Jacket art by Charles Vess. 
Prequel to THE WELL-FAVORED MAN, Willey's highly regarded debut. WELL-FAVORED earned Willey a finalist berth for the John W. Campbell Best New Writer Award. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14504 Williams, Alan SNAKE WATER
New York: Harper and Row, (1965). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Light sunning to the upper and lower shelf edges, else a near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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14505 Williams, Alan THE BROTHERHOOD
(London): Anthony Blond, (1968). First edition. Hardcover. Light shelfwear to the extremities, else a near fine copy with illustrated covers in a very good, clear vinyl dust jacket with a chip to rear and rubbing to the panels. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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14506 Williams, Alan HOLY OF HOLIES
New York: Rawson, Wade Publishers, (1980). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Light sunning to the upper shelf edge, else a near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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14507 Williams, Ann M. FLOWERS FOR THE DEAD
New York: St. Martin's, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14508 Williams, Brad and J.W. Ehrlich CONFLICT OF INTEREST
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1971). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with shelfwear to the edges, light rubbing. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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14509 Williams, Brett JOHN HENRY: A Bio-Bibliography
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, (1983). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in black-lettered red cloth; no dust jacket. 
Fascinating study of the legendary (or real?) hero of American ballad, with an analysis of the character's appearances in song, tale, history, fiction, and film. Checklist of printed materials and films, discography, index. With four b&w illustrations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14510 Williams, Charles SCORPION REEF
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1955. First edition. Hardcover. Very good copy with uniform fading to spine, upper and lower edge of both covers, minor offsetting to all endpapers, 2cm closed edge tear to half-title; in a dust jacket with nicks, wear and creasing to extremities, and several brown stains to the spine. 
The sea, sunken treasure, a terrified girl, two cold killers and a reluctant skipper are the ingredients of this adventure and suspense novel, in the first of Charles Williams' books to be published in hardback. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14511 Williams, Charles THE SAILCLOTH SHROUD
New York: The Viking Press, 1960. 0670615153 First edition, second printing. Hardcover. Near fine; in a price-clipped and shelfworn dust jacket with small chips to the spine ends, mild fading to the spine panel, a number of short edge tears, and light chipping and wear to the edges. 
Williams was the author of many nautical mysteries including DEAD CALM which became a popular film starring Nicole Kidman. This is the tale of a sea captain trying to clear his name of three deaths that took place aboard his boat. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14512 Williams, Darren ANGEL ROCK
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. 0375414517 First U.S. edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Mildly pressure bent (apparently during production), else fine in photo-pictorial wraps. 
By the author of SWIMMING IN SILK. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14513 Williams, Darren ANGEL ROCK
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. 0375414517 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Williams is the Vogel Award-winning author of SWIMMING IN SILK. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14514 Williams, David TREASURE BY DEGREES
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1977). 031281643X First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very mild creasing to spine ends, else fine; in a dust jacket with very minimal wear to extremities, faint scratches to rear panel. 
A humorous whodunit, set at a university college housed in an English stately home and peopled with a wealth of memorable characters and a tantalizing choice of suspects; second in the Mark Treasure series by the Welsh-born author of UNHOLY WRIT. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14515 Williams, David COPPER, GOLD & TREASURE
New York: St. Martin's, (1982). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a very good dust jacket with rubbing and shelfwear to the edges. 
A Mark Treasure mystery. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14516 Williams, David DIVIDED TREASURE
New York: St. Martin's, (1988). 0312014228 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket with a whisper of rubbing and a hint of age-toning. 
Two naked bodies in a vat of melted candy dramatically alter the course of investment banker (and amateur sleuth) Mark Treasure's visit to the North Welsh seaside town of Llandgwen. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14517 Williams, David PRESCRIPTION FOR MURDER
New York: St. Martin's, (1991). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
A Mark Treasure mystery. Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14518 Williams, E.T. and Palmer, Helen M., editors THE DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY 1951-1960
(London): Oxford University Press, (1972). 0198652062 First edition: Reprinted (with corrections). Publisher's ''Facts and Figures'' pamphlet laid in. Hardcover. Fine in study dark Oxford grey cloth, spine titles and publisher's device gilt; in the original printed dust jacket. Thick tall octavo. 1150 pages; with a commulative index covering the years 1901-1960. 
The original DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY was published between 1885 and 1900 and was considered one of the great scholarly achievements of the Victorian Age. Each decade, a supplemental volume is issued--this volume contains 760 biographies. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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14519 Williams, Emlyn THE MORNING STAR: A Play in Three Acts
London/Toronto: William Heinemann Ltd., (1942). First edition. Hardcover. Endsheets uniformly browned (as expected), a dot of soil to front cover, else a fine copy in vivid orange cloth lettered in black to the spine; in a rubbed and age-toned dust jacket that shows some light soiling, and minor edgewear. 
Warmly inscribed to Hugh Beaumont and SIGNED by the author. Williams starred in the original London production, which he also directed. Gregory Peck made his Broadway debut in the 1942 NY mounting, which lasted, alas, only 24 performances. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14520 Williams, Emlyn HEADLONG
New York: The Viking Press, (1981). 0670364398 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Mild staining to the endpapers, else a near fine copy in brown cloth over yellow boards; in a near fine dust jacket. 
It is May, 1935 and the Royal Family is attending the launch of a new airship. Suddenly, there is an explosion. Jack Green, an actor, turns out to be the only living heir to the throne. A fantasy by the author of the play THE CORN IS GREEN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14521 Williams, Eustace L. THE MUTINEERS
Boston: Lothrop Publishing Company, (1903). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Wear to the corner tips and along the fore-edge of the covers, spine ends lightly frayed, some soiling to the covers, else about very good in green pictorial cloth featuring an illustration of a baseball player at bat; no dust jacket. Octavo. 291 pages. 
Scarce early baseball novel, only the second copy we have seen in over 35 years of selling and collecting baseball literature. Tissue-guarded frontispiece and three additional plates by I.B. Hazelton. Four pages of advertisements. Not listed in McCue. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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14522 Williams, Gordon WALK DON'T WALK
London and New York: Allison and Busby, (1980). 0850313090 First edition thus. Hardcover. Textblock uniformly tanned, as expected, else a fine copy in black binding with gilt spine lettering; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket with just a trace of edgewear; artwork by Pat Fogarty. In A&B's spiffy series of Williams' reprints. 
"As if S.J. Perelman had grown fangs...funny, serious and corrosively embittered... as a picaresque fiction, with its roots in soil as diverse as PORTNOY and TOM JONES, it flowers splendidly."--The Economist. "A hugely successful novel."--Paul Theroux. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14523 Williams, Gordon THE CAMP
London and New York: Allison and Busby, (1980). 0850313066 First edition thus. Hardcover. Textblock uniformly tanned, as expected, else a fine copy in black binding with gilt spine lettering; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket with just a trace of edgewear; artwork by Pat Fogarty. In A&B's admirable series of Williams' reprints. 
"Among stories of military inhumanity, THE CAMP earns high honours."--Sunday Times. "It has all been written before, but not often by a talent at once so harsh and controlled."--Spectator. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14524 Williams, Gwyn, translated with an introduction and notes by WELSH POEMS: Sixth Century to 1600
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1974. 0520026039 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Previous owner's name to front free endsheet, else a fine copy in green cloth with gilt spine-stamping; no dust jacket. 
128 pages, including index and notes. Originally issued as THE BURNING TREE from Faber in 1956. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14525 Williams, Helen, compiled and illustrated by IN ABIGAIL'S GARDEN
New York: E. P. Dutton, (1986). 0525442812 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in color illustrated, laminated boards; in a fine dust jacket with illustrations that echo the boards. 
A collection of twelve garden-themed poems are gathered together and illustrated in bright, cheery colors and enchanting seasonal scenes. Williams peoples each picture with actively involved children. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14526 Williams, J. Richard DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF SOLAR HEATING AND HOT WATER SYSTEMS
(Ann Arbor, Michigan): Ann Arbor Science, (1983). 0250405938 First edition, first printing. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in sturdy illustrated cloth; without dust jacket, as issued. 
Octavo. 427 pages; appendices, and an index. 199 references, 254 figures, 39 tables. "The book bridges the gap between the scholarly text and the practical guide that lacks the hard technical information the designer must have to design a good system." 
Price: 125.00 USD
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14527 Williams, Julie ESCAPING TORNADO SEASON: A Story In Poems
(New York, N.Y.): Harper Tempest/An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, (2004). 0060086394 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author to the title-page. The Los Angeles-based author draws from her experiences growing up in Minnesota and Nebraska for this story that is progressively told with poems. A thirteen-year-old is featured living with her grandmother. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14528 Williams, Mark ROAD MOVIES
(New York, N.Y.): (Proteus Publishing CO., Inc.), (1982). 0862760534 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. 
An encyclopedia of road movies from the 1920's through the 1970's (with an emphasis on films of the sixties and seventies); introduction by the author. Entries give a synopsis of each film. Illustrated with many black-and-white photos. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14529 Williams, Martin HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT: An Examination of the American Arts
New York: Oxford University Press, 1992. 0195075005 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket designed by David Tran. 153 pages, index. 
A collection of essays about American culture, which argues that twentieth-century America has produced a rich and innovative culture. The pieces topics include Fred Astaire, Duke Ellington, D.W. Griffith, and "Popeye" artist E.C. Segar, among others. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14530 Williams, Roger J. & Lansford, Edwin M., Jr., editors THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BIOCHEMISTRY
New York/Amsterdam/London: Reinhold Publishing Corporation, (1967). 0442151594 First edition. Hardcover. Previous owner's address label to front endpaper, else fine in tan cloth with gold lettering and rules in green panels to spine; in a near fine dust jacket with minor shelfwear, soiling, and tiny edge tears. 
876 pages; figures, references, index. Includes more than 800 articles ranging in topics from substances of unusual interest, and biographies of famous biochemists, to biochemical phenomena, with sections for both the specialist and the non-specialist. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14531 Williams, Tad SHADOWPLAY: Volume Two of Shadowmarch
(New York, N.Y.): Daw Books, Inc., (2007). 9780756403584 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. Lockwood, Todd 656 pages; appendix.
Williams is one of the fantasy genre's most skilled practioners and this second Shadowmarch trilogy installment, exemplifies his talents. Suspenseful, sophisicatedly drawn plots in a creatively conceived world. 
Price: 26.95 USD
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14532 Williams, Tad SHADOWMARCH: Volume 1
New York: Daw Books, (2005). 0756402700 First trade paperback edition, first printing. Trade Paperback. Fine, as new, in illustrated wraps with wraparound cover illustration by Michael Whelan. 
The first volume in an epic fantasy trilogy, from the author of the OTHERLAND series. SIGNED by the author! 
Price: 15.95 USD
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14533 Williams, Tad TO GREEN ANGEL TOWER
New York: Daw Books, Inc./Donald A. Wolheim, Founder, (2005). 0756402980 First trade paperback edition, first printing. Trade Paperback. Fine, as new, in illustrated wraps with cover art by Michael Whelan. 
Monumental (1,083 page) final volume of Williams' "Memory, Sorrow and Thorn" trilogy. Follows THE DRAGONBONE CHAIR and STONE OF FAREWELL. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Price: 18.95 USD
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14534 Williams, Tad SHADOWMARCH: Volume One
New York: Daw Books, (2004). 0756402190 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a wraparound illustrated dust jacket. 
The first volume in an epic fantasy trilogy, from the author of the OTHERLAND series. SIGNED by the author to a special tipped in signature sheet. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14535 Williams, Tad TAD WILLIAMS' MIRROR WORLD: An Illustrated Novel
(New York, N.Y.): HarperPrism, (1998). 006105545X Second printing. SIGNED by author Williams in silver ink to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in silver-lettered blue cloth over blue boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Ron Mahoney. Printed on coated stock; large octavo. 
Collection of illustrated tales set in fictional world created by Williams and introduced in the series from Technocomics. The stories are by Mark Kreighbaum, John Helfers and Michelle West; the illustrators are Mahoney and Robin Cline. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14536 Williams, Tad OTHERLAND: Volume One, City of Golden Shadow
New York: Daw Books, Inc., (1997). 0886777100 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine with illustrated endpapers, in a illustrated dust jacket with spectacular, gold-hued artwork by Michael Whelan. 
In the future, a universe called Otherland has been created. It is a place where any fantasy can come true, and it is controlled by Earth's wealthiest. But, are Earth's children disappearing there? SIGNED by the author! 
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14537 Williams, Tennessee COLLECTED STORIES
(New York): A New Directions Book, (1985). 0811209520 First edition, first printing. Jacket portrait of Williams by Andy Warhol. Hardcover. Pages uniformly age-toned, mild dust soiling and a hint of splaying to covers; in blue cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; substantial age-darkening and offsetting to the predominantly white illustrated dust jacket. 
Gathered here are the contents of Williams' four volumes of short fiction, combined with unpublished or uncollected stories, including his first published work, a yarn for WEIRD TALES magazine written at age 17! Introduction by Gore Vidal. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14538 Williams, Tennessee BOOM!
[New Zealand]: MCA 3600 [circa 1969]. Original Soundtrack Recording LP Mint, unplayed in a mint photo-pictorial picture sleeve. 
BOOM! is Tennessee William's screen adaptation of his play, "The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Any More." Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and Noel Coward starred in this 1968 British film directed by Joseph Losey. Music by John Barry. 
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14539 Williams, Tennessee THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE and SUMMER AND SMOKE
(New York): New Directions, (1948). First edition. Jacket art by Alvin Lustig. Hardcover. Narrow band of fading to the upper and lower edges of the pale purple cloth covers, else fine; in an age-darkened (especially to spine) dust jacket that shows wear along the spine and flap folds, and some shallow nicking at spine ends. 
NIGHTINGALE was Williams's radical rethinking of SUMMER AND SMOKE, and his planned substitute for it, but the original play's success eclipsed the revision; both scripts continue to be produced, and both have been filmed. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14540 Williams, Tennessee 27 WAGONS FULL OF COTTON: and Other One-Act Plays by Tennessee Williams
Norfolk, Connecticut: New Directions (1953). First edition, third issue: augmented by two new plays, ''Talk to Me Like the Rain..'' and ''Something Unspoken,'' and an introduction, ''Something Wi Hardcover. Near fine in bright yellow cloth lettered in green; in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket, showing tiny closed tears to the upper edge of the rear panel, and light shelf wear. 
Thirteen short plays: "27 Wagons Full of Cotton," a fore-runner of the screenplay BABY DOLL; "The Purification" a verse drama, unlike any of his other plays; "This Property is Condemned," film-adapted with Natalie Wood and Robert Redford; more. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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14541 Williams, Tennessee MOISE AND THE WORLD OF REASON
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1975). 0671219820 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Remainder mark to lower page edges, else about fine in black boards; in a lightly age-toned dust jacket. 
Williams' only novel. "Moise, an underground legend and poverty-stricken painter, has invited all her friends and enemies and casual acquaintances to her basement flat in Manhattan to announce her 'retirement' from the world of reason."--Darren Greer. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14542 Williams, Tennessee, words by; Bowles, Paul, music by BLUE MOUNTAIN BALLADS: Lonesome Man
New York: G. Schirmer, Inc., (1946). First edition, third issue, with the cover price of $.75. Sheet Music. Fine, as-new, 6-page 9x12 sheet music format, with decorative cover. A solo vocal/piano arrangment. 
Williams supplied the words, and Bowles the music for a four-song sequence of folk-inflected ballads. Known primarily now for his writing, Bowles was "vigorous, witty, theatrical, and endowed with an uncanny ability to fuse words and music."--pbs. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14543 Williams, Tennessee, words by; Bowles, Paul, music by BLUE MOUNTAIN BALLADS: Sugar in the Cane
New York: G. Schirmer, Inc., (1946). First edition, third issue, with the cover price of $.75. Sheet Music. Fine, as-new, 6-page 9x12 sheet music format, with decorative cover. A solo vocal/piano arrangment. 
Words by the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, music by the author of THE SHELTERING SKY. Bowles, whose literary reputation has perhaps eclipsed his musical accomplishments, has been favorably compared with Copland, Thomson, and Blitzstein. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14544 Williams, Tennessee, words by; Bowles, Paul, music by BLUE MOUNTAIN BALLADS: Cabin
New York: G. Schirmer, Inc., (1946). First edition, third issue, with the cover price of $.75. Sheet Music. Fine, as-new, 4-page 9x12 sheet music format, with decorative cover. 
One of four folksy-bluesy songs composed by Bowles, who was well regarded as a musician before SHELTERING SKY secured his literary reputation, to words written by Tennessee Williams. A solo vocal/piano arrangment. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14545 Williams, Thomas TOWN BURNING
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1959. 0394449185 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth stamped in white to the spine; in a very nearly fine pictorial dust jacket. 
Second novel from the National Book Award-winning writer of THE HAIR OF HAROLD ROUX. TOWN BURNING was also a National Book Award nominee. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14546 Williams, Walter Jon TEN POINTS FOR STYLE: The Crown Jewels; House of Shards; Rock of Ages
(New York): GuildAmerica Books, (1995). 156865166X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Lower spine mildly bumped, else near fine; in a near fine dust jacket with minor rubbing and creasing to the lower spine. 
By the author of AMBASSADOR OF PROGRESS, KNIGHT MOVES, and HARDWIRED. A collection of three complete novels featuring Drake Maijstral, an Allowed Burglar, whose criminal successes have earned him many loyal fans on many different worlds. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14547 Williams, Walter Jon METROPOLITAN
New York: (1995). 0061052124 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a faintly age-toned, otherwise fine dust jacket. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
"On a bizarre future Earth (enclosed in a shield cutting it off from the universe), where technology is powered by geomancy, the inhabitants of the metropolis Jaspeer are menaced by a titanic burning woman."--Locus. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14548 Williams, William Carlos A NOVELETTE AND OTHER PROSE (1921-1931)
(Toulon, France) To Publishers, (1932). First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the top of the first blank leaf. Good to very good: slight chipping to the edges of the very fragile wraps, the green covers have uniformly browned, the text is age-toned, and the brittle spine has tanned and lacks a small piece at the crown. 
Collects the novelette (JANUARY) with a selection of experimental prose. Williams was a prolific poet, author, and physician who, late in life, had a strong influence on many of the Beats including Ginsberg and Kerouac. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1963. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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14549 Williamson, Chet THE HOUSE OF FEAR: A Study in Comparative Religions
Roundtop, New York: Footsteps Press, 1989. First edition, first printing: a chapbook original. Fine, in staplebound illustrated wraps. Illustrations by Douglas C. Klauba. 
Chapbook memoir by the horror writer, produced as a special limited edition of 500 signed copies. This is an unnumbered copy, but is nonetheless SIGNED by the author to the limitation page. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14550 Williamson, Henry THE PHOENIX GENERATION
London: Macdonald, (1965). First edition. Hardcover. Better than very good plus, with a small splash of pale stain to top edge, very mild spine slant, Cunard steamship rubber-stamps to both pastedowns; in a nearly fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Twelfth novel in Williamson's "neglected" (Neil Grimmett) Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight sequence takes place in the last decade before the outbreak of the Second World War. Williamson is also the author of TARKA THE OTTER. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14551 Williamson, J.N., editor HOW TO WRITE TALES OF HORROR, FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION
Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest Books, (1991). 0898794838 First paperbound edition, first printing. Trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Fine in wraps with a fantastic front cover illustration by Joan Ann Jacobus depicting Harlan Ellison enlisting the aid of a beast and scantilly clad sword-carrying female, during a writing session. Octavo. 242 pages; top ten favorites list; and index. 
A collection of essays from 26 writers about writing speculative fiction and dark fantasy, with chapters by creative masters including Ray Bradbury, Robert Bloch, Dean Koontz, Robert McCammon, Colin Wilson, Charles Grant, and etc. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14552 Williamson, J.N., editor; Introduction by Robert Bloch. HOW TO WRITE TALES OF HORROR, FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION
Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest Books, (1987). 0898792703 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by Ray Bradbury at his entry. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Octavo. 242 pages; top ten favorites list; and index. 
A collection of essays from 26 writers about writing speculative fiction and dark fantasy, with chapters by creative masters including Ray Bradbury, Robert Bloch, Dean Koontz, Robert McCammon, Colin Wilson, Charles Grant, and etc. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14553 Williamson, Jack THE STONEHENGE GATE
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2005). 0765308975 First edition, first printing: Advance Uncorrected Proof. Hardcover. Fine in white printed wraps. 
Visionary SF adventure by the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author who recently passed away at 98. "I have no hesitation in placing Jack Williamson on a plane with two other American giants, Isaac Asimov and Robert Heinlein."--Arthur C. Clarke. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14554 Williamson, Jack THE EARLY WILLIAMSON
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1975. 0385027222 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint remainder spray to the lower page edges, else fine in a fine dust jacket with illustration by Gary Friedman. 
A slim (199 pages), chronologically arranged collection of Jack Williamson's earliest professional sales of short pulp fiction. Includes introductions and commentaries by the author that offer glimpses about himself, his work, and his life-style. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14555 Williamson, Jack SPIDER ISLAND: The Collected Stories of Jack Williamson, Volume Four
Royal Oak, Michigan: Haffner Press, 2002. 1893887146 First trade edition, first printing: one of a thousand copies printed. Still in the publisher's unopened shrinkwrap! Hardcover. Fine, in "Eshbach blue" cloth with gilt spine titling and rules; full-color decorated endpapers reproduce an array of covers from vintage pulps with Williamson appearances; dust jacket features the THRILLING MYSTERY cover for the title tale. 
Volume Four of the collected short fiction and unreprinted serials of SF Grand Master Jack Williamson. Foreword by Edward Bryant. "Reading through this whole series will be like taking a survey course in the entire history of modern sf."--Asimov's. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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14556 Williamson, Jack BROTHER TO DEMONS, BROTHER TO GODS
Indianapolis/New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., (1979). 0672521407 Book club edition. Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club, with the code J21 on page 185; jacket code, 2480. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly age-toned, else fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design by Jack Ribik. 
Novel of genetic engineering and superhumans from the venerable sf grandmaster. Assembled from stories originally published in ANALOG and GALILEO. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14557 Williamson, Jack THE HUMANOID TOUCH
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. (1980). 0030560527 Book club edition. Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club, with the code K43 on page 185; jacket code, 2654. Hardcover. Fine in blue paper-over-boards, in a very mildly rubbed, else fine pictorial dust jacket with artwork by John C. Berkey 
Williamson launched his most famous sequence in 1947 with the novelette, "With Folded Hands," continued it with "...And Searching Mind" in '48, and then 30 years later returned to the "Humanoids" with this novel-length sequel. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14558 Williamson, Jack THE QUEEN OF THE LEGION
Royal Oak, Michigan: Haffner Press, 1998. First hardcover edition: one of three hundred numbered copies SIGNED by the author to an illustrated limitation page. Hardcover. Fine, a new book, in blue-green cloth, lettered and ruled in gilt to the spine, decorated endsheets; in an illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Glenn Barr, who has also done the interior b&w illustrations, reproduced on coated stock inserts. 
Fourth novel in the adventures of the Legion, first issued as a paperback original from Timescape in 1983, here superbly rendered in a edition which emulates in format and style, Lloyd Eshbach's classic Fantasy Press editions. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14559 Williamson, Jack WOLVES OF DARKNESS: The Collected Stories of Jack Williamson, Volume Two
Royal Oak, Michigan: Haffner Press, 1999. 1893887049 First trade edition, first printing: one of a thousand copies issued. Still in the publisher's unopened shrinkwrap! Hardcover. Fine, as new; full-color endpapers decorated with covers from vintage pulps containing Williamson appearances; in an illustrated dust jacket with reproduction of STRANGE TALES cover for "Wolves of Darkness." 
Volume Two of the collected short fiction and unreprinted serials of SF Grand Master Jack Williamson. With a foreword by Harlan Ellison. Superb production values, a handsome, readable volume--this is small press publishing at its best. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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14560 Williamson, Jack WIZARD'S ISLE: The Collected Stories of Jack Williamson, Volume Three
Royal Oak, Michigan: Haffner Press, 2000. 1893887081 First trade edition, first printing: one of a thousand copies printed. Still in the publisher's unopened shrinkwrap! Hardcover. Fine, in "Eshbach blue" cloth with gilt spine titling and rules; full-color decorated endpapers reproduce an array of covers from vintage pulps with Williamson appearances; illustrated dust jacket features the WEIRD TALES cover for "Wizard's Isle.' 
Volume Three of the collected short fiction and unreprinted serials of SF Grand Master Jack Williamson. With a foreword by Ray Bradbury. The stories in this enry in Haffner's superb series span the years 1932-1935. Essential. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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14561 Williamson, Jack THE STONEHENGE GATE
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2005). 0765308975 Book Club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Visionary SF adventure by the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author who recently passed away at 98. "I have no hesitation in placing Jack Williamson on a plane with two other American giants, Isaac Asimov and Robert Heinlein."--Arthur C. Clarke. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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14562 Williamson, Jack WOLVES OF DARKNESS: The Collected Stories of Jack Williamson, Volume Two
Royal Oak, Michigan: Haffner Press, 1999. 1893887049 First edition, first printing: One of a 100 numbered copies, SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine; full-color endpapers decorated with covers from vintage pulps containing Williamson appearances; in a fine illustrated dust jacket with reproduction of STRANGE TALES cover for "Wolves of Darkness." Housed in the publisher's cloth slipcase. 
Volume Two of the collected short fiction and unreprinted serials of SF Grand Master Jack Williamson. With a foreword by Harlan Ellison. Superb production values, a handsome, readable volume--this is small press publishing at its best. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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14563 Williamson, Jack SPIDER ISLAND: The Collected Stories of Jack Williamson, Volume Four
Royal Oak, Michigan: Haffner Press, 2002. 1893887146 First edition, first printing: One 100 numbered copies, SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine, in "Eshbach blue" cloth with gilt spine titling and rules; full-color decorated endpapers reproduce an array of covers from vintage pulps with Williamson appearances; dust jacket features the THRILLING MYSTERY cover for the title tale; slipcased. 
Volume Four of the collected short fiction and unreprinted serials of SF Grand Master Jack Williamson. Foreword by Edward Bryant. "Reading through this whole series will be like taking a survey course in the entire history of modern sf."--Asimov's. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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14564 Williamson, Jack; edited by Stephen Haffner THE WORLDS OF JACK WILLIAMSON: A Centennial Tribute (1908-2008)
Royal Oak, Michigan: Haffner Press, 2008. 1893887294 First edition, first printing. One of 1000 trade copies printed. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Unopened in the original shrinkwrap. Wraparound cover art by Vincent Di Fate. Thick royal octavo. 720 pages. Foreword by Frederik Pohl; Introduction by James Gunn. 
Massive 100th birthday tribute of one of the Grand Masters of science fiction. Contents include classic and unpublished stories by Williamson, a film treatment, four essays from academics and scholars, as well as Dr. Williamson's 1957 Master's Thesis. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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14565 Williamson, John G. KARL HELFFERICH, 1872-1924: Economist, Financier, Politician
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a price-clipped dust jacket. 
Octavo. 439 pages, bibliographical note, index, illustrated with photographs and maps. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14566 Williamson, Penelope WAGES OF SIN
(New York): Warner Books/An AOL Time Warner Company, (2003). 0446528412 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Set in the same time and place as Williamson's first novel, MORTAL SINS, this novel is a tangle of shocking twists and turns that begins with the horrific murder of a beloved priest--who had a secret he had hoped to take to his grave. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14567 Williamson, Tony THE SAMSON STRIKE
New York: Atheneum, 1980. 0689110618 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by David Christensen. 
Williamson is the author of COUNTERSTRIKE ENTEBBE, THE DOOMSDAY CONTRACT, and has written for television series including THE AVENGERS and THE PERSUADERS. An adventure thriller about a terrorist attack on a giant oil platform in the North Sea. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14568 Williamson, Tony WARHEAD
London: Collins, 1982. First edition. Hardcover. Literary agent's stamps to front and rear pastedowns and front endpaper, else a near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with 
a negligle amount of toning to the panels. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14569 Willingham, Calder GERALDINE BRADSHAW
New York: The Vanguard Press, Inc., (1950). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in black cloth binding, with vivid marigold top-edge coloring; in a nearly fine dust jacket that shows a few tiny edge tears, minor edgewear, mild rubbing. A lovely copy. 
"I very much like a couple of books by Calder Willingham, particularly GERALDINE BRADSHAW. I cried laughing all the way through that. I thought it was the most marvellous comic masterpiece. I hope one day that it will be famous."--Christopher Isherwood. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14570 Willis, Donald C. HORROR AND SCIENCE FICTION FILMS III
Metuchen, N.J. & London: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1984. 0810817233 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in terra-cotta cloth lettered in black; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Includes, in addition to complete-as-possible coverage for the years 1982 and 1983, end-of-year releases from 1981, updatings of entries from earlier volumes, plus rediscoveries from every decade. 335 pages. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14571 Willis, Jeane; Ross, Tony, illustrator EARTH WEATHER: As Explained by Professor Xargle
New York: Dutton Children's Books, (1993). 0525450254 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in laminated color-pictorial boards, in an illustrated dust jacket. 
Picture-book exposition of climactic peculiarities on the planet Earth, offered by the outer-spacey Professor Xargle. Lively, silly addition to the delightful series by illustrator Ross and author Willis (who translated the Xargleisms into English). 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14572 Willis, John SCREEN WORLD: 1974
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1974. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Volume 25. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14573 Willis, John SCREEN WORLD: 1975
New York: Crown, 1975. First edition, Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Volume 26 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14574 Willis, John SCREEN WORLD: 1976
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Volume 27. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14575 Willis, John SCREEN WORLD: 1979
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1979. 0517538350 First edition. Hardcover. Upper corner tips lightly bumped, else a fine copy in a lightly age-toned color photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Volume 30. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14576 Willis, John SCREEN WORLD: 1982
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1982. First edition. Hardcover. Fold crease in last pages of index ow fine in dust jacket. 
Volume 33. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14577 Willis, John SCREEN WORLD: 1983
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1983. First edition. Hardcover. Small minor stain on top page edges ow fine with dust jacket. 
Volume 34. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14578 Willis, John SCREEN WORLD: 1985
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1985. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Volume 36. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14579 Willis, John SCREEN WORLD: 1986
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1986. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Volume 37. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14580 Willis, John SCREEN WORLD 1988
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1988. First edition. Volume 39. Hardcover. Fine in color photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Comprehensive pictorial and statistical record of the 1987 movie season with over 1,000 photographs. This entry in the indispensable series is dedicated to screen legend Barbara Stanwyck and features a color still from MOONSTRUCK on the dust jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14581 Willis, John; associate editor, Barry Monush SCREEN WORLD 1999: Volume 50
New York/London: Applause, 2000. 1577834105 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Large square octavo. 
The comprehensive pictorial and statistical record of the 1998 movie season with more than 1000 photographs. 384 pages, including index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14582 Willis, Ted THE CHURCHILL COMMANDO
London: Macmillan, (1977). First edition. Hardcover. Faint staining to the page edges, shelfwear to the edges, else a very good copy in a very good plus dust jacket with toning and shelfwear to panels. From the author of MAN-EATERS. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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14583 Willis, Ted MAN-EATER
New York: William Morrow, 1977. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with traces of rubbing to the panels. 
From the author of THE CHURCHILL COMMANDO. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14584 Willocks, Tim GREEN RIVER RISING
New York: William Morrow, (1994). First U.S. edition. Fine copy in wraps. 
By the author of BAD CITY BLUES. Advance reading copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14585 Wills, W.A. and Collingridge, L.T. THE DOWNFALL OF LOBENGULA: The Cause, History, and Effect of the Matabeli War
New York: Negro Universities Press, (1969). 0837116538 Facsimile reprint. Hardcover. About near fine, in brown cloth with gilt spine stamping; no dust jacket, as issued. 335 pages, illustrated throughout; four fold-out maps. 
Originally issued in 1894, a massively detailed account of the war in South Western Rhodesia (what is now Zimbabwe) which resulted in the conquest of the Matebeli, a Bantu people, by Cecil Rhodes and the British South Africa Company. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14586 Wilmeth, Don and Miller, Tice L., edited by CAMBRIDGE GUIDE TO AMERICAN THEATRE
(New York, N.Y.): Cambridge University Press, (1993). 0521401348 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Minor ding to fore-edge, else fine; in an illustrated dust jacket that shows a crease to the front flap but is otherwise fine. Large octavo. 547 pages, including indexes. 170 illustrations. 
American Theatre from its earliest history to the present, with 2,300 compact entries on people, venues, plays, and other theatrical phenomena. "Concise, swift and clear, an absolute state of the art."--Romulus Linney. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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14587 Wilson, A.N. STRAY
London: Walker Books, (1987). 0744508010 First edition. Hardcover. Textblock uniformly age-toned, as expected, else a fine, as-new copy in very mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with moody and evocative wraparound jacket painting by Sarah Fox-Davies. 
Virtuoso feline "autobiography" of proud old alley-cat Pufftail as told to his grandkitten; by the distinguished novelist, man of letters, and cat-lover. "I can think of many ways in which I would be a better person if I were more like my cats."--Wilson. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14588 Wilson, A.N. INCLINE OUR HEARTS
New York: Viking Penguin, Inc., (1988). 0670823589 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Minor creasing to the spine ends, small pea-sized stain to the bottom-right of front cover, otherwise a near fine copy; in slightly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with small nick to rear panel bottom left-corner. 
An exploration of love and friendship, this novel (first in a sequence) is a coming-of-age story of Julian Ramsey, orphaned in World War II, and the many interesting characters who shape his life. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the title-page. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14589 Wilson, A.N. THE VICAR OF SORROWS
(London): Sinclair-Stevenson, (1993). 1856193314 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting from ''Evening Church'' by Samuel Palmer. 
SIGNED by the author to the title-page. A novel about a clergyman and husband who does not believe in God or love his wife. Wilson is the author of over twenty novels and several biographies including one on Tolstoy, winner of the Whitbread Award. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14590 Wilson, A.N. HEARING VOICES
London: Sinclair-Stevenson, (1995). 1856196801 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by John Holder. 
SIGNED by the author to the title-page. The fourth novel in the Lampitt Papers Series. Julian Ramsey recalls the late sixties and a part of his life he has tried to forget. Wilson has won the Somerset Maugham and W.H. Smith Awards for his fiction. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14591 Wilson, A.N. A WATCH IN THE NIGHT
(London): Sinclair-Stevenson, (1996). 1856196852 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by John Holder. 
SIGNED by the author to the title-page. The fifth and final novel in the Lampitt Chronicles tells of a night in the life of Julian Ramsey, a man haunted by his past. Wilson has won many awards for fiction and for biographies of C.S. Lewis and Jesus. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14592 Wilson, A.N. HEARING VOICES
New York/London: W.W. Norton & Company, (1996). 0393038750 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
The fourth novel in the "Lampitt Papers," by the author of celebrated biographies of C.S. Lewis and Jesus. Wilson mixes the saga of upper-class British families, murder mystery, religious debate, and art and literary criticism in this complex novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14593 Wilson, Angus THE COLLECTED STORIES OF ANGUS WILSON
London: Secker & Warburg, (1987). 0436576120 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket that has been price-clipped by the publisher. 
Collects the stories first published in THE WRONG SET (1949), SUCH DARLING DODOS (1950), and A BIT OFF THE MAP (1957), with one additional story that appears here between hard covers for the first time. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14594 Wilson, Angus THE WRONG SET And Other Stories
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1950. B0007DZ8BQ First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Hint of wear to spine crown, mild bump to front cover fore-edge, else fine in green binding with gilt spine titles; in a very good plus illustrated dust jacket, with light edgewear and very short edge tears, fading to spine panel, a few tiny nicks. 
Wilson's debut collection of short stories was called by Sean O'Faolain "one of the outstanding books of the last twenty years. A new writer of the first rank has appeared on the horizon." Jacket by David Soshensky. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14595 Wilson, Angus REFLECTIONS IN A WRITER'S EYE: Travel Pieces
[New York]: Viking, 1986. First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in beige wraps. 
A collection of travel essays that are retrospective and visionary by the novelist, biographer, playwright, and critic; Sir Wilson has contributed a uniquely personal recollection of the humorous, intellectual, and aesthetic pleasure of traveling. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14596 Wilson, August SEVEN GUITARS
(New York): A Dutton Book, (1996). 0525941967 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very fine in like dust jacket with cover illustration by Constanza Romero. 
Play by the Tony, Pulitzer, Drama Desk and NY Drama Critics Circle award-winner who recently passed away after completing his remarkable 10-play cycle . SEVEN GUITARS won Wilson yet another NY Drama Critics Circle Award for Best New Play of the year. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14597 Wilson, Colin THE SPACE VAMPIRES
New York: Random House, (1976). 0394400933 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Hint of fading at the extremities, else fine in black cloth shelfback over blue board; in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design by Paul Bacon. 
Space-opera horror yarn in which astronauts find strange people in a deep sleep on a derelict spaceship. They bring them back to Earth only to realize that they have put the world in great danger. Filmed as LIFEFORCE in 1985. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14598 Wilson, David Niall THE MOTE IN ANDREA'S EYE
[Waterville, ME.]: [Five Star], [2006]. First edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in illustrated glossy wraps. 
"The clean prose, romance and fantasy elements, heart-pounding scenes of man against nature, and topical currency (thankfully not overplayed) will appeal to a wide variety of readers..."--Publisher's Weekly. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14599 Wilson, Derek THE TOWER: The Tumultuous History Of The Tower Of London From 1078
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1979). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. This comprehensive history includes newly discovered information. 
Illustrated. Foreword by Raeburn, Keeper Of The Jewel House. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14600 Wilson, Derek THE TOWER OF LONDON
New York: Barnes & Noble Books, (1993). 0880293861 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 257 pages, thirty-five b&w illustrations, select bibliography, notes, and an index. Small octavo. 
The history, archaeology and events surrounding the "Tower" from its construction in the time of William the Conqueror, approximately 1078, to the modern era. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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