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1401 Aldiss, Brian W. MAN IN HIS TIME: The Best Science Fiction Stories of Brian W. Aldiss
New York: Atheneum, 1989. 0689120524 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine, faintly age-toned, pictorial dust jacket with illustration by Ed Soyka. 
Collection that demonstrates this award-winning author's remarkable range in subject and style. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1402 Aldiss, Brian W. A RUDE AWAKENING
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (1978). 0394504259 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine, dust jacket with a closed tear to the upper rear panel. 
A funny and brutal love story of Horatio Stubbs, an English infantryman during post WWII, and Margey the Chinese mistress he considers marrying. Third book of the Horatio Stubbs trilogy. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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1403 Aldiss, Brian W. HELLICONIA WINTER
New York: Atheneum, 1985. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine dust jacket with a tiny closed tear. 
The spectacular conclusion to the Helliconia Trilogy, where human-like inhabitants experience radical climate and life changes due to the strange orbit of their sun. Jacket illustration features Albert Bierstadt's "The Sierra Nevada in California." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1404 Aldiss, Brian W. HELLICONIA SPRING
New York: Atheneum, 1982. 0689111967 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A planet orbiting binary suns, Helliconia has a Great Year spanning three millennia of Earth time: cultures are born in spring, flourish in summer, then die with the onset of the generations-long winter. 
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1405 Aldiss, Brian W. and Harry Harrison; editors NEBULA AWARDS STORIES: NUMBER TWO
(Lancaster, Pa): Stealth Press, (2001). 1588810194 First edition thus. Deluxe hardcover edition of the collection first published by Doubleday in 1967. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Unopened in the original publisher's shrinkwrap. Splendid jacket illustration by Frank R. Paul. 
Second volume in Stealth's series of quality hardcover reprints of the Nebula Award anthologies. Three Award-winning stories and eight runner-up stories from 1966. Includes winners Jack Vance, Richard McKenna, and Gordon R. Dickson. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1406 Aldiss, Brian, compiled and introduced by SCIENCE FICTION ART
(London): New English Library/Times Mirror, (1975). 0450027724 First edition, first printing: folio-sized paperback. Large format softcover. Three grooves cut into lower edge of textblock, otherwise fine, as-new; in slick illustrated wraps. Folio. 
Terrific assemblage of vintage sf art, tons of pulp covers, many reproduced in color, lots of b&w pulp interiors. Oversized format suits the subject as much of the art can be seen at near original scale or larger! Great fun. 128 pages, indexed. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1407 Aldiss, Brian, editor GALACTIC EMPIRES
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1976). Book club edition: two volumes. Introductions and epilogue by Aldiss. Hardcover. Both volumes near fine in very lightly rubbed and shelfworn illustrated dust jackets. Jacket paintings are both by Karel Thole. 
Thematic anthology of twenty-six sf tales. Authors include: Lafferty, Clarke, Shaara, Anderson, Asimov, Shaara, Coppel, Simak, James White, van Vogt, Blish, Buddrys, John D. MacDonald, Reynolds, Davidson, Fred Brown, Harrison. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1408 Aldrich, Bess Streeter JOURNEY INTO CHRISTMAS AND OTHER STORIES
N.Y.: Appleton-Century, (1963). Reprint. Hardcover. Upper spine end and corner tips slightly bumped, else a very good copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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1409 Aldrich, Earl M., Jr. THE MODERN SHORT STORY IN PERU
Madison, Milwaukee, and London: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1966. 0299039609 First edition. Hardcover. Minor wear to the extremities, else near fine in red cloth; in a lightly rubbed, mildly edgeworn price-clipped dust jacket. 212 pages, notes, bibliography, index. 
Aldrich utilizes published and unpublished stories, biographical and historical material from newspapers, journals, and magazines, and author-interviews to trace the history of the short story in Peru. Includes passages from the stories in Spanish. 
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1410 Aldrich, Thomas Bailey MERCEDES: A Drama in Two Acts
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1894. First separate edition, revised from its appearance in MERCEDES, AND LATER LYRICS (1884). Hardcover. Tiny inked ''45'' to copyright page, else a sharp, clean, very good plus copy in blue binding with gilt titles, decoration; no dust jacket. Tipped into the page facing the title-page is a vintage photo of the doorway to Aldrich's home in Boston. 
The poet's drama of the tragic love between a French soldier and a Spanish peasant, set in 1810; in the revised version, as performed at Palmer's Theatre with Maurice Barrymore and Julia Arthur. The play was first published in The Century in July 1884. 
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1411 Aldridge, Alan; illustrated in collaboration with Harry Willcock PHANTASIA OF DOCKLAND, ROCKLAND AND DODOS
London: Jonathan Cape, (1981). 0224017004 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in laminated pictorial glossy boards; without dust jacket, as issued. Quarto. 
A varied selection of illustrations by the UK artist who during the 1960s and 1970s was responsible for a great many album covers, and helped create the graphic style of that era. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1412 Aldridge, James HEROES OF THE EMPTY VIEW
London: The Bodley Head, 1954. First edition. Hardcover. Lower corners bumped, else very good plus in price-clipped dust jacket with slight soiling to the rear panel. 
Desert; Lawrence of Arabia contemporary. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1413 Aldridge, John W. THE PARTY AT CRANTON
New York: David McKay Company, Inc., (1960). First edition. Hardcover. Foxing to page edges, spotting to spine and very faintly to front and rear covers, else a very good plus copy in green cloth; in a dust jacket with minor fading to spine panel and age-toning to flaps. Jacket designed by Larry Lurin. 
SIGNED by the author to the front free endpaper with inscription, "For...with warmest and most affectionate wishes--Jack" and dated "June 14, 1960." Aldridge's first novel takes place at a faculty party at an American university. 
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1414 Aldrin, Buzz & Barnes, John THE RETURN
New York: A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2000). 0312874243 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in a pale blue wraps. 
An extraordinary thriller from one of the first men to walk on the Moon. 
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1415 Aldrin, Buzz and Barnes, John ENCOUNTER WITH TIBER
(New York:) Warner Books, (1996). Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A grand space chronicle of two enemies feuding bitterly over the fate of the frontier blazed by the Apollo pioneers who now must work together when a radio beacon from deep space is discovered. Foreword by Arthur C. Clarke. 
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1416 Aldyne, Nathan SLATE
New York: Villard, 1984. 0394536975 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Nathan Aldyne is the pseudonym of Michael McDowell, novelist and screenwriter (Beetlejuice, The Nightmare Before Christmas) and Dennis Schuetz. Slate is the name of the bar that Daniel and Clarisse open, backed by money from Clarisse's rich gay uncle. 
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1417 Aldyne, Nathan SLATE
New York: Villard Books, 1984. 0394536975 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine; in a near fine dust jacket with several creases to the front flap. 
Pseudonym of Michael McDowell, novelist and screenwriter, and Dennis Schuetz. Gay men with some connection to Daniel Valentine's and Clarisse Lovelace's bar, Slate start turning up strangled, and the bar's business takes a nose dive. They investigate! 
Price: 10.00 USD
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1418 Aleichem, Sholom COLLECTED STORIES OF SHOLOM ALEICHEM: Tevye's Daughters
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1949). Fourth printing. Hardcover. Near fine; lacking the dust jacket. 
A deluxe illustrated edition of some of Aleichem's many renditions of Jewish folktales, which provided the basis for FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, including a glossary of terms. Translated by Julius and Frances Butwin. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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1419 Aleichem, Sholom COLLECTED STORIES OF SHOLOM ALEICHEM: The Old Country
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1946). Later reprint. Hardcover. Near fine in powder blue cloth; lacking the dust jacket. 
A collection of Aleichem's renditions of Yiddish folktales, with illustrations by Ben Shahn and a glossary including such terms as matzoh, shlimazl, and beigel. 394 pages. Translated by Julius and Frances Butwin. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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1420 Alexander, Allen L., chairman INTERACTION OF LIQUIDS AT SOLD SUBSTRATES: A Symposium, Chicago, Illinois, Sept. 11-12, 1966.
Washington, D.C.: American Chemical Society, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Ownership label of physicist Daniel Deutsch; a near fine copy in blue cloth; no dust jacket. 
Advances in Chemistry, 87. 212 pages, references, index. Figures and equations. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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1421 Alexander, Alma THE SECRETS OF JIN-SHEI
(New York, N.Y.): HarperSanFrancisco, (2004). 0060563419 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Spine ends mildly crimped, else fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
"...should appeal as much to fantasy readers as to mainstream readers who normally steer clear of speculative fiction...an exotic journey into the imagination, and a graceful exploration of the heart."--Victoria Strauss. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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1422 Alexander, Bruce PERSON OR PERSONS UNKNOWN
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1997). 0399143092 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author on a tipped-in presentation sheet. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Fourth Sir John Fielding mystery. Sadly, Bruce Alexander Cook suffered a fatal stroke just as he had finished a publicity tour for his tenth John Fielding mystery. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1423 Alexander, Bruce JACK, KNAVE AND FOOL
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1998). 0399144196 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
The fifth historical mystery featuring 18th century London judge, Sir John Fielding. "...a wonderful series..."--Washington Post. "Historical fiction done this entertainingly is as close to time travel as we're likely to get."--Newsday. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1424 Alexander, Bruce DEATH OF A COLONIAL
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1999). First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in glossy pictorial wrappers. 
An uncorrected advance proof copy of the Alexander's sixth Sir John Fielding Mystery. 
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1425 Alexander, C.H. O'D; edited and designed by Derek Birdsall; Michael Foreman, illustrator FISCHER V. SPASSKY: Reykjavik 1972
(Kent): Wildwood House, (1972). 0704500019 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild production creasing to some text pages, else fine; in a price-clipped, else fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
An account of the struggle for the World Chess Championship with illustrated biographies of the players, their previous encounters--and an analysis of each game by Francis Wyndham. Scarce in hardcover. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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1426 Alexander, Diane PLAYHOUSE
Los Angeles: Dorleac-MacLeish, (1984). 0916329003 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Precis of the book's reviews tipped in to front free endsheet, else fine, in black cloth with silver debossed lettering and star device; in a very lightly worn, very nearly fine, photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Star-drenched history of the storied State Theatre of California, the Pasadena Playhouse. Illustrated with photographs reproduced on a coated stock insert gallery. Foreword by Raymond Burr. SIGNED by the author. 205 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1427 Alexander, Gary KIET AND THE GOLDEN PEACOCK
New York: St. Martin's, (1989). 0312033729 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Review copy; Superintendent Bamsan Kiet mystery. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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1428 Alexander, Henry and Jones, Llewellyn, translated from the Swedish by SCANDINAVIAN PLAYS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: Third Series, Hjalmar Bergman, Par Lagerkvist, Stig Dagerman
Princeton/New York. Princeton University Press for the American-Scandinavian Foundation, 1951. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tiny numeral and rubber-stamped name to front free endsheet, else fine, in blue cloth with gilt lettering and rules against a navy blue spine block; in a very good dust jacket, showing some mild nibbling and wear, age-darkening, especially to spine panel. 
Collects THE SWEDENHIELMS by Hjalmar Bergman; LET MAN LIVE by Par Lagerkvist; THE CONDEMNED by Stig Dagerman. Introduction by Alrik Gustafson. 
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1429 Alexander, Jerome LIFE: Its Nature and Origin
New York: Reinhold Publishing Corporation, 1948. First edition. Hardcover. A near fine book in lightly soiled dust jacket. 
SIGNED and inscribed by Alexander to colleague, William D. Hawkins, who is cited several times in the index. 291 pages, indexes. Photographic and illustrated plates, illustrations and photographs in text, formulas and figures. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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1430 Alexander, Lawrence SPEAK SOFTLY
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, (1987). Book club edition. Hardcover. Previous owner's inscription, else near fine, in an illustrated dust jacket that is lightly age-toned. Jacket illustration by Alberto Barrera. 
A Theodore Roosevelt mystery. Teddy must solve a series of murders linked to organized crime made more complicated by a letter which implicates Teddy's nephew Franklin D. 
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1431 Alexander, Lloyd THE MARVELOUS MISADVENTURES OF SEBASTIAN: Grand Extravaganza, Including a Performance by the Entire Cast of the Gallimaufry-Theatrics
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., (1970). 05253473999 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A rumor of dust-soiling to the top page edges, else a bright, fine copy in vivid orange cloth lettered and decorated in olive; in a price-clipped, illustrated dust jacket that is age-toned, shows a hint of rubbing and a few tiny edge creases. 
1971 National Book Award-winner tells the story of a fiddler who loses his place in the orchestra and must seek his fortune on the highway of life. Wraparound jacket painting by Jacob Landau. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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1432 Alexander, Lloyd THE GAWGON AND THE BOY
New York: Dutton Children's Books, 2001. 0525466770 First edition: Advance Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Mild production rumpling, else fine in color-illustrated wraps. 
David, the seriously ill eleven-year-old of the title, is tutored by his aged Aunt Annie (a gorgon, whom David secretly nicknames The Gawgon), and soon she is his co-star in a panoply of imaginary adventures, including an encounter with Sherlock Holmes! 
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1433 Alexander, Lloyd THE PRYDAIN CHRONICLES
[No place]. GuildAmerica Books, [1991]. B0006DBJOC First edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Jacket code #18531. Hardcover. Corner tips lightly bumped, else near fine; in an edgeworn, very good plus illustrated dust jacket, with a tear to the upper front panel. Artwork by Jody Lee. 
Original omnibus of the five books of the Chronicles of Prydain fantasy series: THE BOOK OF THREE; THE BLACK CAULDRON; THE CASTLE OF LYR; TARAN WANDERER; THE HIGH KING. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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1434 Alexander, Lloyd; illustrated by Peggy Bacon MY FIVE TIGERS: The Cats in My Life
London: Cassell and Company, Ltd, (1956). First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Hint of offsetting to endsheets, discreet, cat-themed bookplate to front pastedown, else near fine, in teal cloth with silver spine lettering; in a dust jacket that is faintly spotted, mildly age-toned, and shows light edgewear, especially to spine ends. 
Alexander's debut is an enchanting autobiographial account of how the future author of TIME CAT and THE CAT WHO WISHED TO BE A MAN (not to mention the Prydain Chronicles) became a confirmed cat-lover. With the incomparable illustrations of Peggy Bacon. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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1435 Alexander, Sue, author; Winter, Jeanette, illustrator WITCH, GOBLIN, AND SOMETIMES GHOST: Six Read-Alone Stories
(New York): Pantheon Books, (1976). 0394832167 First edition, third printing. Hardcover. Shelf-edges bumped with wear, still very good in color illustrated, laminated boards; no dust jacket. 9 X 6.5 inches. 
SIGNED by the author with her cordial note: "Happy reading from Goblin and me!" Enhanced with expressive drawings that endearingly chart the moods, feelings, ponderings, and revelations of the friendly trio in each of their six learning adventures. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1436 Alexander, Tasha AND ONLY TO DECEIVE
(New York, N.Y.): William Morrow/An imprint of HarperCollinsPublishe (2005). 0060756713 First edition, SECOND printing. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A debut mystery of historical suspense set in Victorian England, with a meticulously researched setting and a complex plot that involves stolen antiques, betrayal and murder. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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1437 Alexandrov, Yu. A. FUNDAMENTAL PROPERTIES OF THE NEUTRON
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992. 0198517351 First edition in English. Hardcover. Former owner's blindstamped seal on the half-title page, otherwise a fine, fresh copy in black cloth, lettered in gilt, without dust jacket. 
Translated from the Russian by T.F. Drozdova; this is volume six from the Oxford Series on Neutron Scattering in Condensed Matter. 210 pages, references, index, graphs, equations, figures. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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1438 Alexanian, M. and Zepeda, A., editors PARTICLES, QUANTUM FIELDS AND STATISTICAL MECHANICS
Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1975. First edition. Trade Paperback. Embossed owner's stamp on foreword page, otherwise a fine copy in wraps. 
Trade paperback. Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics series (#32), this academic work is the result of the proceedings of the 1973 Summer Institute in Theoretical Physics in Mexico City. 132 pages including references. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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1439 Alexie, Sherman TEN LITTLE INDIANS
New York: Grove Press, (2003). 0802117449 Publisher's reprint. Hardcover. Page 123 torn and repaired, else fine, in bright yellow binding with blue spine titles; in a fine, dust jacket. 
"Comedy, pathos, heartfelt characterizations, and agendas transformed into thoughtful narratives: Alexie's strongest book in years."--Kirkus. "Fluent, exuberant and supremely confident... Alexie at the height of his powers."--PW. 9 short stories. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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1440 Alexie, Sherman SMOKE SIGNALS
New York: Miramax Books/Hyperion, (1998). 0786883928 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Owner's name to title-page, else fine, in color photo-pictorial wraps. 
Screenplay by the noted Native American novelist and poet tells the story of two Coer d'Alene boys on a journey. The film won the Audience Award and Filmmaker's Trophy at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival. SIGNED by the author to the half-title page. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1441 Alger, Horatio A FANCY OF HERS; THE DISAGREEABLE WOMAN
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, (1981). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine with previous owner's small address label to front free endpaper and traces of soiling to the edges; in a pictorial dust jacket that shows one light crease to rear flap fold. 
Two lost novels for adults by the legendary juvenile weaver of rags-to-riches yarns. With an historical introduction by Ralph D. Gardiner; illustrated with reproductions of original illustrations, photographs, facsimile periodical covers. Indexed. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1442 Alger, Horatio, Jr. BEN'S NUGGET; Or A Boy's Search for Fortune: A Story of the Pacific Coast
Philadelphia: Henry T. Coates & Co., [no date]. Early printing. Bound in vivid pictorial cloth with lettering in black, illustrations in red, gilt, white and black; no dust jacket. Hardcover. Front and rear endsheets each show a repaired tear at the inner hinge; mild wear to edges of covers; dot of stain to fore-edge; a flyleaf excised, else about near fine, a sharp, solid copy. This edition bears only the original copyright date of 1882. 
The concluding volume of "The Pacific Series"--immediately preceded by THE YOUNG EXPLORER. This issue features two different color doublespread endsheet illustrations, and two b&w frontispieces: "Turning the Tables" and "The Pacific Series." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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1443 Ali, Ausaf BROADER DIMENSIONS OF THE IDEOLOGY OF PAKISTAN
Saddar, Karachi-3: Royal Book Company, (1988). 9694070724 First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in brown cloth with titles and devices in gilt to the spine; in a dust jacket with slight fading to the spine and borders. 467 pages; bibliography, and appendices. 
Inscribed to Dr. John Elliott and SIGNED by Ali, a California-residing Muslim, citizen of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and member of the American advisory board of Islamic affairs. Contains chapters on development of Islam, Pakistan and Muslims. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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1444 Alice, Mary and Downie, John HONOR BOUND
New York: Henry Z. Walck, Inc., (1971). 0809830973 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a faintly age-toned, very mildly edgeworn, nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
The year is 1784. The Averys, forced to leave their home after the American War of Independence, head for a new home in Canada, where they hope their British sympathies will not be questioned. Illustrated by John Huffman. 
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1445 Alimarin, I.P. and M.N. Petrikova INORGANIC ULTRAMICROANALYSIS
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1964. First edition in English. Hardcover. Slight damping to the lower pages thru-out, otherwise near fine without dust jacket. 
Volume 15 in the International Series of Monographs on Analytical Chemistry. Translation by M.G. Hell from the original book entitled NEORGANICHESKII UL'TRAMIKROANALIZ, published in Moscow in 1960. 151 pages with an index. Illustrated with 61 figures. 
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1446 Allan, Stella A DEAD GIVEAWAY
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1980). 0312184972 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Crime novel set against a theatrical backdrop and involving kidnapping, murder and high-level financial chicanery. Allan is the author of AN INSIDE JOB and A MORTAL AFFAIR. 
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1447 Allan, Ted LOVE IS A LONG SHOT
(Toronto): McClelland and Stewart, (1984). 0771001274 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Lower spine edge mildly rubbed, else near fine in brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with tiny tears to the lower spine edge. 
The Oscar-nominated and Gold Globe Award winning screenwriter of "Lies My Father Told Me", offers a similar witty style with "this marvelously funny novel about lowlife in Montreal in the 1930s"--Robert Weaver. 
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1448 Allbeury, Ted CHILDREN OF TENDER YEARS
(London): New English Library, (1985). First edition. Hardcover. Toning to the pages, as usual, else a fine copy in a price-clipped dust jacket. 

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1449 Allbeury, Ted SEEDS OF TREASON
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1987). First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
"A classic writer of espionage fiction."--Len Deighton. 
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1450 Allbeury, Ted DEEP PURPLE
(London): New English Library, (1989). 0450488853 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Age-toning to the pages, as usual, else fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Cold War thriller involving two M16 investigators caught in an intricate web of treachery. "The most consistently inventive of our novelists of espionage, the one that other thriller writers point to as the finest craftsman among them."--Guardian. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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1451 Allbeury, Ted DEEP PURPLE
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1990). 0892964014 First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof. Hardcover. Fine in printed red wraps and advance dust jacket (lacking the published text.) 
By the author of A WILDERNESS OF MIRRORS, THE CROSSING, and SEEDS OF TREASON. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1452 Allbeury, Ted A TIME WITHOUT SHADOWS
New York: Mysterious Press, (1991). 0892964324 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Age-toned, else fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Did Winston Churchill betray the anti-nazi operations nework code-named 'Scorpio' in order to appease Joseph Stalin?" 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1453 Allbeury, Ted SHOW ME A HERO
(New York): The Mysterious Press, (1994). 0892964332 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"The most consistently inventive of our novelists of espionage, the one that other thriller writers point to as the finest craftsman among them."--Guardian (London). 
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1454 Allbeury, Ted ALL OUR TOMORROWS
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1989). 089296183X First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine with plum-colored end papers, in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Originally published in Great Britain in 1982, this is a novel that asks...what if the United Kingdom were suddenly on the wrong side of the iron curtain? An exciting story in the spirit of Len Deighton from the popular author of THE SEEDS OF TREASON. 
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1455 Allbeury, Ted DEEP PURPLE
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1990). 0892964014 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Allbeury is arguably the best teller of spy tales to come out of that growing group of authors who were spies themselves."--Washington Post. 
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1456 Allbeury, Ted THE DANGEROUS EDGE
(London): New English Library, (1991). 045049599X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"No one picks a way through the Intelligence maze with more authority or humanity than Allbeury."--The New York Times Book Review. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1457 Allbeury, Ted THE STALKING ANGEL
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1988). 0892961848 First U.S. edition, first printing. Fine in black linen over red boards with metalic red titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
Originally published in England as THE REAPER. Allbeury is a British espionage novelist and former Intelligence officer, who has said, "Only someone who has done it knows what it is like to arrest a man, shoot a man..." 
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1458 Allegretto, Michael BLOOD STONE
New York: Scribner's, (1988). 0684189666 First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
A Jacob Lomax mystery from the author of DEATH ON THE ROCKS and NIGHT OF REUNION. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1459 Allegretto, Michael THE DEAD OF WINTER
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
The third Jacob Lomax mystery by the Shamus Award-winning author of DEATH ON THE ROCKS and BLOOD STONE. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1460 Allegretto, Michael NIGHT OF REUNION
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1990). 0684191334 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with a nicked tear to the rear flap fold. 
A terrifying novel of suspense from the author TIME magazine calls "superb." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1461 Allen Terence PARTICLE SIZE MEASUREMENT
London: Chapman and Hall Ltd., (1968). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Neat ownership name to the front endpaper, mild fading to the edges of the covers, else very good in rose-colored cloth, gilt spine titles on a black panel; in a lightly shelfworn dust jacket with a chip, associated tear and crease to the rear panel. 
The first book in the Powder Technology Series edited by J.C. Williams. 248 pages; index. Figures, photos and tables. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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1462 Allen, A.S. ALLEN'S ENGINEERS' MANUAL AND DIRECTORY: Los Angeles, California, 1905
Los Angeles, California: [no publisher], 1905. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, with light wear, a tear to one leaf, a dot of stain to another, minor spotting to upper page edges; in textured burgundy cloth with silver-white lettering and burgundy page-edge tint; no dust jacket. 
Handy, overall pocket-sized engineer's guide to the care and management of boilers, dynamos, shafting, and such like, jammed with full-page advertising (including a few on coated stock inserts) from local suppliers, vendors and manufacturers. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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1463 Allen, Donald M. & Creeley, Robert, editors NEW AMERICAN STORY
New York: Grove Press, Inc., (1965). First edition. Hardcover. Very slight fading to the lower shelf edges, else very nearly fine in blue cloth, lettered in silver to the spine; in a price-clipped dust jacket. Uncommon in collectible condition. 
Introduction by Warren Tallman. A collection of seventeen short stories by ten of the most important authors to emerge after World War II, including William Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, Hubert Selby, Jr., John Rechy, LeRoi Jones, and Robert Creeley. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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1464 Allen, Hervey THE FOREST AND THE FORT
N.Y.: Farrar & Rinehart, (1943). First edition. Hardcover. Slight bump to the upper edge else very good in slightly chipped and shelf-worn dust jacket with a small chip from the spine panel. Andrew Wyeth color frontispiece and dust jacket. 

Price: 25.00 USD
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1465 Allen, Hervey BEDFORD VILLAGE
N.Y.: Farrar & Rinehart, (1944). Reprint. Hardcover. Near fine with dust jacket that has one chip at the upper spine edge. 
Native American fictional history. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1466 Allen, J.F., editor SUPER FLUID HELIUM: A Symposium...Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A., August, 1965
London and New York: Academic Press, 1966. First edition. Hardcover. Physicist Daniel Deutsch's embossed seal on the front endpaper, overall a near fine copy in black cloth without dust jacket. 
Octavo. 304 pages, tables, graphs, figures. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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1467 Allen, James Lane THE LAST CHRISTMAS TREE: An Idyl of Immortality
Portland, Maine: The Mosher Press, 1914. First edition, first printing. One of 50 numbered copies printed on Japan Vellum. Hardcover. Fine in a fine decorative dust jacket that uses a repeating lotus-flower pattern; housed in the publisher's original slipcase (mildly age-toned with minor edge wear). Tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of James Lane Allen. Octavo. [35] pages. 
"Printed at the beginning of World War I, this Mosher work concerns death, hope and remembrance. From Eragny Press books Mosher used form and colors that underscore these messages, red for blood and green for hope."--Dr. H.R.H. Beckwith. Scarce! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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1468 Allen, Roger MacBride THE MODULAR MAN
New York: Bantam Books, (1992). 0553295594 First hardcover edition: Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Book Four in the Next Wave series. With an essay by Isaac Asimov. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1469 Allen, Roger Macbride ISAAC ASIMOV'S CALIBAN
New York: Ace Books/Byron Preiss Visual Publications, Inc., (1993). 0441090796 First hardcover edition, first printing: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Jacket code: 00487. Hardcover. Fine in a very lightly rubbed illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Ralph McQuarrie. 
Reprint of a 1993 Ace 1993 pbo that "continues Asimov's Robots series, about the creation of a robot free of the Three Laws of Robotics."--LOCUS. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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1470 Allen, Steve THE WAKE
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1972. 0385076088 First edition. This copy has been inscribed and SIGNED by Steve Allen to the front endpaper. Hardcover. Production glue discoloration to the rear hinge, else near fine in blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in dust jacket with tiny tears to the spine ends. 
Drawn from real-life experiences, this humorous, yet sad novel features Jack--a Boston writer/journalist. Steve Allen, comedian, talk show pioneer, author, and composer/lyricist, passed away October 30th, 2000. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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1471 Allen, Steve MURDER IN VEGAS
(New York): Zebra Books/Kensington Publishing Corp., (1991). First edition. This copy is inscribed, SIGNED, and dated by the author. Hardcover. Top page edges lightly speckled, all page edges slightly soiled, else a near fine copy in dust jacket. 
Steve Allen's bestselling mysteries are acclaimed for their wit, charm, and stylish sense of fun. In this episode the comedian faces his most challenging performance yet when a show in Las Vegas turns into an engagement with death. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1472 Allen, Walter AS I WALKED DOWN GRUB STREET: Memories of a Writing Life
(Chicago): The University of Chicago Press, (1981). 0226014339 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild soiling to page edges, faint sticker residue to rear pastedown, else fine, in black binding with silver spine stamping; in an age-toned, else fine dust jacket. 
Memoir by the New Statesman book reviewer, radio and television critic, and literary editor. His other works include THE ENGLISH NOVEL and SHORT STORY IN ENGLISH. [277] pages, including index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1473 Allen, Woody DON'T DRINK THE WATER
New York: Random House, (1967). B0006BSWBW Book Club edition. Hardcover. Discreet bookplate to the front pastedown endpaper, else fine; in a very nearly fine, mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 
First book by the three-time Academy Award-winning American film director, writer, actor, jazz musician, comedian, and playwright. This play has seen numerous successful runs on both big and small stages and has been filmed twice. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1474 Allingham, Margery THE TIGER IN THE SMOKE
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, (1990). First edition thus. A volume in the Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces. Hardcover. Near fine, bound in gilt-decorated black leatherette, raised bands, all edges gilt, decorative endpapers; no dust jacket, as issued. Original frontispiece illustration by Scott W. Hunt. 
Jack Havoc, jail-breaker and knife artist, is on the loose. It falls to Albert Campion to pit his wits against the killer and hunt him down. New introduction by the editors. Somewhat scarce volume in the series. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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1475 Allman, Kevin HOT SHOT
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1998). 0312168667 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"A worthy successor to TIGHT SHOT [Edgar nominated] (1995), Allman's insider view of the seamier side of Hollywood is not only hip and entertaining but also has something serious to say about our insatiable hunger for tabloid thrills."--Stuart Miller. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1476 Allman, Paul Limbert OTIS: On the Occasion of His Foray into the Wilderness of Civilization
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1994). 0312105193 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine dust jacket 
"...OTIS is a wonderful first novel by a writer I'm going to keep a sharp lookout for."--Robert Olen Butler. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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1477 Allston, Aaron TERMINATOR 3: Terminator Dreams
New York: TOR/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2003). 0765308525 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The author of six Star Wars movie tie-in novels presents an original novel of the film--TERMINATOR 3: Rise of the Machines. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1478 Allwright, Michael NEIGHBORS
New York: Walker and Company, (1968). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in near fine age-toned dust jacket with a creased-fold to the front flap. 
NEIGHBORS is this South African author's first novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1479 Almqvist, C.J.L. SARA VIDEBECK; THE CHAPEL
New York: Twayne Publishers, Inc. & The American-Scandinavian Foundation, (1972). 080573354X First U.S. edition, first printing. Translated from the Swedish by Adolph Burnett Benson. Introduction by Staffan Bjorck. Hardcover. Very close to fine, with diagonal crease to one leaf, in blue binding with blind-embossed pattern to front cover, yellow lettering to spine; lacking the dust jacket. 
A short novel and a story by the Swedish writer "whose vast literary output, ranging from bizarre romanticism to bold realism, greatly influenced the development of Swedish literature."--Britannica. In The Library of Scandinavian Literature series. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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1480 Alonso, Harriet Hyman THE WOMEN'S PEACE UNION AND THE OUTLAWRY OF WAR, 1921-1942
Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, (1989). 0870496174 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in tan cloth; in an illustrated dust jacket. 224 pages, twenty b&w illustrations, notes, selected bibliography, and an index. 
A history of the Women's Peace Union which was formed right after World War I by a group of feminists who had worked together during the woman's suffrage movement. Their ultimate goal was to pass an amendment that would outlaw war. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1481 Alpert, Cathryn ROCKET CITY
Aspen: MacMurray & Beck, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A first novel by the award-winning short story writer, whose work has appeared in anthologies including O. HENRY AWARD FESTIVAL STORIES. Documents the adventures of a woman in missile range territory. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1482 Alther, Lisa KINFLICKS
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Upper rear corner tip lightly bumped, else fine in dust jacket with just a hint of fading to the orange spine. 
The author's first novel with "essential" life in the 60's and 70's. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1483 Altmann, J. and Rotblat, J., editors VERIFICATION OF ARMS REDUCTIONS: Nuclear, Conventional and Chemical
Berlin: Springer-Verlag, (1989). 3540515968 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in pictorial laminated boards. 
Published in cooperation with the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt. Tall octavo. 228 pages including contributors, abbreviations, and a subject index. Illustrated with 17 figures. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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1484 Alvarez, A. HUNT
New York: Simon & Schuster, (1978). First edition. Hardcover. Shadow of a price-sticker on the front endpaper, thin band of fading across the top shelf edge, else a near fine copy in dust jacket. 
"A superb book, beautifully written, acutely observed."--Len Deighton. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1485 Alvarez, Julia IN THE TIME OF THE BUTTERFLIES
Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1994. First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in printed wraps. 
The eagerly awaited second novel by the author of HOW THE GARCIA GIRLS LOST THEIR ACCENTS, telling a story of Latin Americans based on the true story of the deaths of three sisters in the Dominican Republic. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1486 Alvarez, Julia HOW THE GARCIA GIRLS LOST THEIR ACCENTS
(Chapel Hill, North Carolina): Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1991. 0945575572 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in silver-letttered turquoise cloth shelfback over seafoam boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Debut novel from the Dominican-American author "beautifully captured the threshold experiences of the new immigrant, where the past is not yet a memory and the future remains an anxious dream."--NY Times. This copy SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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1487 Alverson, Charles FIGHTING BACK
New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc. (1973). First edition. Hardcover. Former owner's address rubber-stamped on the front endpaper, soiled and stained page edges with a spot of stain on the preliminary pages; spine has a slight lean, else very good in a worn and torn dust jacket with accompanying creases. 
This, the author's first mystery, has mafia overtones; a Black Bat Mystery. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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1488 Alverson, Charles GOODEY'S LAST STAND
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, (1975). Book club edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in dust jacket. 
"Clearly, Charles Alverson has matriculated at the Black Mask school. In GOODEY"S LAST STAND he shows that he paid attention."--Robert Parker. 
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1489 Alverson, Charles GOODEY'S LAST STAND
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket with one very short edge tear at the lower spine and a tiny nick at the upper spine edge. 
"Mr. Alverson reads like Chandler writing out of San Francisco, and what a boon to find a suspense writer with a sense of humor."--Donald MacKenzie. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1490 Alverson, Charles NOT SLEEPING, JUST DEAD
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1977. 039525728X First edition. Hardcover. Upper corner tips slightly bumped otherwise very good plus in dust jacket. 
This 1970's private-eye novel rich with the flavor of the time features a Big Sur commune, a smart mouth detective, and drug addicts. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1491 Amado, Jorge TEREZA BATISTA: Home from the Wars
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975. 0394487524 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered cream cloth shelfback over goldenrod boards, with pink upper page-edge tint; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design by Paul Bacon. 
"Once again Jorge Amado--celebrating beauty and Bahia--has given us a woman, a world, a view of life, to fall in love with." Translated from the Portuguese by Barbara Shelby. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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1492 Amann, Peter H. THE CORNCRIBS OF BUZET: Modernizing Agriculture in the French Southwest
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. 
John Merriman of Yale effuses, "Amann's is the most systematic study of the human problem of economic modernization in twentieth-century rural society that I have seen." 292 pages, notes, bibliography, and an index. Illustrated with photographs. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1493 Ambler, Eric INTERCOM CONSPIRACY
New York: Atheneum, 1969. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Slight lower corner tip bump, else a fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with a hint of fading to the color sensitive spine. 
"Derived from a draft of the missing Charles Latimer's account of a WASPish weekly newsletter published in Switzerland and its connection with a splendidly ingenious con game managed by two retired secret agents." 
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1494 Ambler, Eric SIEGE OF THE VILLA LIPP
New York: Random House, (1977). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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1495 Ambler, Eric THE CARE OF TIME
New York: Farrar Strauss Giroux, (1981). 0374118981 First U.S. edition: Uncorrected proof. Proof. Mild fading to the spine, mild soiling to page edges and to rear cover, thus a near fine copy in grey wraps. Publisher has stapled a photocopy of the flap blurb to the inside cover and cellotaped review excerpts to the bastard title-page. 
A relatively uncommon advance state of this novel by the author of THE MASK OF DIMITRIOS. "Ambler's enigmas and chimeras are as potent as ever."--The London Observer. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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1496 Ambler, Eric HERE LIES: An Autobiography
New York: Farrar Strauss Giroux, (1986). 374169758 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in an age-toned, else fine dust jacket. Illustrated with photographs reproduced on coated stock. 
Autobiography by the author whose groundbreaking genre work in early classics like MASK OF DIMITRIOS and JOURNEY INTO FEAR prompted Graham Greene (no slouch himself) to dub Ambler "our greatest thriller writer." 
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1497 Ambler, Eric THE ABILITY TO KILL and Other Pieces
London: The Bodley Head, (1963). First edition, second (expurgated) issue. Hardcover. Fine; in a price-clipped, else fine dust jacket with grim cover drawing by Don Higgins. 
Collection of non-fiction pieces about the "gifted but aberrant minority" of real life murderers. Ambler treats Burke and Hare, Madeleine Smith, Crippen, Landru, Haigh, and Christie. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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1498 Ambler, Eric THE INTERCOM CONSPIRACY
New York: Atheneum, 1969. First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a price-clipped, near fine dust jacket. 
Charles Latimer, English historian and novelist, who first appears in THE MASK OF DIMITRIOS reappears in a shadowy way in this novel of a con game managed by two retired secret agents. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1499 Ambler, Eric EPITAPH FOR A SPY
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952. First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild age-toning to the edges of the blue patterned boards, else very good plus; in a shelfworn, very good illustrated dust jacket that is chipped, torn, and mildly soiled. Jacket design by Bill English. 
Originally published in the Uk (1938), the novel reflects the confusions and changing views of a generation on the brink of world conflict. Contains a new footnote by the author. Filmed several times, most notably as HOTEL RESERVE (1944). A classic! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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1500 Ambler, Eric A COFFIN FOR DIMITRIOS
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939. First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Two small stains to the front cover, else a very good plus copy; in the rare dust jacket that has been trimmed one-half inch to the lower shelf edge and reinforced internally with brown paper. 
Originally published in England as THE MASK OF DIMITRIOS (1939) and later released as a film under the same title in 1944, with Peter Lorre in the role of author Charles Latimer who is obsessed with the sudden death of Dimitrios Makropoulos. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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