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14901 Wright, L.R. THE SUSPECT
No place: Viking, (1985). First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in red wraps. 
Winner of Mystery Writers of America Edgar award for best novel of 1985. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14902 Wright, L.R. SLEEP WHILE I SING
(New York): Viking, (1986). 0670810894 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Character-rich story of a compulsive psycho-killer on the loose in a small British Columbia town. From the Edgar-winning author of THE SUSPECT. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14903 Wright, L.R. A TOUCH OF PANIC
(Toronto, Canada): Doubleday Canada Limited, (1994). 0385254504 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
A Karl Alberg mystery the acclaimed Edgar Award-winning Canadian author who has been compared favorably with P.D. James and Ruth Rendell. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14904 Wright, Laurali R. MOTHER LOVE
New York: Scribner, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Karl Alberg mystery with Cassandra Mitchell. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14905 Wright, Laurali R. STRANGERS AMONG US
(New York): Scribner, (1996). 0684813823 First edition: Uncorrected Proofs. Proof. Fine, unread in illustrated wraps. 
A tale of love and guilt set in the Pacific Northwest, by the late Edgar Award-winning author. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14906 Wright, Nancy Means POISON APPLES
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2000). First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Tiny pin holes from staple removal on the half-title page, otherwise fine in glossy pictorial wraps. 
A mystery featuring Ruth Willmarth. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14907 Wright, Nancy Means STOLEN HONEY
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2002). 0312262450 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
A mystery featuring Ruth Willmarth who, deserted by her husband, has her hands full raising a family and keeping her farm producing, but still finds the time, as a good neighbor, to investigate several local murders. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14908 Wright, Nancy Means STOLEN HONEY
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2002). 0312262450 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
The fourth Vermont farming mystery featuring single mom, farmer, and amateur sleuth Ruth Willmarth involves Native American family roots, first year college daughters, a marijuana crop, and a beekeeper's murder. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14909 Wright, Richard AMERICAN HUNGER
New York/Hagerstown/San Francisco/London: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1977). 0060147687 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. 
Covering the great African-American writer's early life in the South, this material was written in the 1940s but severed by Wright from his published autobiography BLACK BOY. "What a treasure! It is an event, this discovery."--Gwendolyn Brooks. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14910 Wright, Richardson THE GARDENER'S BED-BOOK: Short and Long Pieces to Be Read in Bed by Those Who Love Husbandry and the Green Growing Things of Earth
Philadelphia and London: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1929. B00085HHRQ First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Graceful gift inscription to front free endsheet, owner name to pastedown, else very close to fine, in green cloth with gilt lettering and devices, illustrated endsheets; lacking dust jacket. 
"Wright's resonant meditations on everything from the staking of lilies to the appreciation of nineteenth-century prints of roses are pithy, often amusing, and are marvelously distilled from his life as a master editor and gardener."--Henry Mitchell. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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14911 Wright, Ronald HENDERSON'S SPEAR
New York:  A John Macrae Book/Henry Holt and Company, (2002). 0805069968 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine (mild wear, a few tiny spots of soiling to upper page edges); in a lightly worn about near fine dust jacket, with a tiny tear to head of spine panel. 
"Richly imagined and crisply written, this second novel by Wright (A SCIENTIFIC ROMANCE) sails from England to Polynesia and back again, spanning a full century in its peregrinations."-PW. "A Gaugin canvas and a volcanic tremor of a novel."-Toronto Star. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14912 Wright, T.M. STRANGE SEED
New York: Everest House Publishers, (1978). 0896960218 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in olive boards with gilt spine titling; in a very mildly age-toned, nearly fine illustrated dust jacket. 
"The best supernatural novel since INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE. It is a hypnotic journey into darkness. You'll be a long time forgetting this book--if you ever do."--Stephen King. This copy inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the front endsheet. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14913 Wu Ming 54
Orlando/Austin/New York/San Diego/Toronto/London: Harcourt, Inc., (2002). 0151013802 First U.S. edition, first printing. Translated from the Italian by Shaun Whiteside. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"Diverting post-modernist entertainment--about narcotics, the cheap potency of Hollywood, the coming of television, the balance of political power, and how the effects knock on down the line--is skilled in teasing fact and fiction."--The Guardian. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14914 Wu, Ray, editor RECOMBINANT DNA: Part I
San Diego: Academic Press, Inc., (1993). 0121821196 First edition. Methods in Enzymology Volume 218. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in green cloth with gilt lettering to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 806 pages, list of contributors, previous volumes in series, author index, and a subject index. 
A collection of papers on the study of enzymes; topics include methods for sequencing DNA, polymerase chain reaction for amplifying and manipulating DNA, and methods for detecting DNA-Protein interaction. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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14915 Wu, William HONG ON THE RANGE
New York: A Millenium Book/A Bryon Preiss Book/Walker and Company, (1989). 0802768628 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in blue boards with silver spine titling; in an age-toned, spine-faded, nearly fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Young Adult cyber-western returns to the world of Wu's Hugo and Nebula-nominated story, "Hong's Bluff." Illustrated by Phil Hale, and Darrel Anderson and Richard Berry. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14916 Wuamett, Victor TEARDOWN
New York: St. Martin's, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with a trace of shelfwear to the lower front cover. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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14917 Wuamett, Victor DEEDS OF TRUST
New York: St. Martin's, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14918 Wuorio, Eva-Lis MIDSUMMER LOKKI
London: Dennis Dobson, (1967). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with rubbing to the front panel. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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14919 Wuorio, Eva-Lis; Ardizzone, Edward, illustrator THE LAND OF RIGHT UP AND DOWN
Cleveland and London: The World Publishing Company. (1964). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Faint hint of shelfwear, offsetting to endsheets, ''ex libris'' sticker to front pastedown and part of one to front free endpaper, else near fine, in a dust jacket with light wear, closed edge tears with attendant creasing and nicks to extremities. 
Beautiful b&w line drawings and color plates. This wonderful tale, set in the mountain hamlet of Andorra, a small country in Europe, captures in affectionate detail the warmth and grace of a little-known people and a beautiful land. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14920 Wurts, Janny PERIL'S GATE: The Wars Of Light And Shadow; Third Book of the Alliance of Light
(New York, New York): Eos, an Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, (2002). 0061052205 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Lower spine edge very mildly crimped, near fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
This installment in The Wars of Light and Shadows saga is also the third movement of an inner story arc called the Alliance of Light which begins in during a winter gale, with Arithon fleeing the walled city Jaelot, where he's been imprisoned. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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14921 Wyatt, Jean RECONSTRUCTING DESIRE: The Role of the Unconscious in Women's Reading and Writing
Chapel Hill and London: The University of North Carolina Press, (1990). 0807819158 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in red cloth; in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket designed by April Leidig-Higgins. 271 pages, notes, bibliography, index. 
SIGNED by the author to the title-page with the inscription, "For...with fond memories of swimming together!" and dated "February 23, 1991." A study that argues women can change their unconscious fantasies and self-image by what they read. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14922 Wycherley, Willliam; edited by Peter Holland THE PLAYS OF WILLIAM WYCHERLEY
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1981). 0521298806 First edition, first printing: trade paperback issue. In the series, Plays by Renaissance and Restoration Dramatists. Trade Paperback. Very faint corner crease to front cover, else fine, an unread copy in slick illustrated wraps. Narrow octavo. 492 pages. 
The first modernized edition of all four Wycherley plays to appear in the twentieth century. With prefatory material and additional notes by Holland. Comprises: LOVE IN A WOOD; THE GENTLEMAN DANCING-MASTER; THE COUNTRY WIFE; THE PLAIN-DEALER. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14923 Wyler, Allen DEADLY ERRORS
New York: Forge/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2006). 0765313111 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Minor curling to lower corner tips, very slight bumping to lower page fore-edges, else fine, in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. 
"A thriller that only a doctor could have written. Wyler's sense of the worlds of the hospital and operating room are unsurpassed."--Michael Palmer. "Reawakens your scariest misgivings about the Medical-Industrial complex."--Darryl Ponicsan. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14924 Wylie, Eleanor LAST POEMS OF ELINOR WYLIE
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1943. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A few dots of fading at the extremities of the boards, else fine, in natural cloth over peach boards, with maroon top-edge coloring; in a printed dust jacket with some very light wear to the edges, faint rubbing, tiny abrasion to rear flap. 
Posthumous collection of Wylie's poems transcribed from pencilled and typed manuscripts; transcription by Jane D. Wise, foreword by William Rose Benet, tribute by Edith Olivier. Reproductions of 8 holograph pages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14925 Wylie, Elinor TRIVIAL BREATH
New York/London: Alfred A Knopf, 1928. B0006AKDA6 Second edition: so stated on copyright page. Hardcover. Mild wear at the edges, inked initials to pastedown, thus near fine, in decorative boards with printed spine label; in a price-clipped, very good dust jacket showing shallow chipping, nicking and edgewear, age-darkening, especially to spine panel. 
Collection by the poet "famous during her life almost as much for her ethereal beauty and personality as for her melodious, sensuous poetry." Her "polished, articulate, and deeply emotional verse shows the influence of the metaphysical poets."--Columbia. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14926 Wylie, Philip GLADIATOR
New York: Shakespeare House, (1951). B000EAEBBA Reprint. Small octavo. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in black leather shelfback over tweed-effect boards, top-edge gilt; in a fair dust jacket: with substantial chipping, nicking, and with some separation at the spine folds. 
Nifty little reprint of Wylie's powerful, visionary superman yarn (which spawned an entire subgenre of sf) tells of a biologist's prenatal experiment with his own son--who, as a result, is born with super-human strength, a fine brain, and a gentle nature. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14927 Wylie, Philip BABES AND SUCKLINGS
New York & London: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929. First edition. Bound in vivid orange-red, blue and green decorated cloth; illustrated dust jacket. Hardcover. Pages lightly age-toned, as expected, top-edge coloring a trifle faded, else a bright, fine copy; in an age-darkened dust jacket with nicking and short edge tears, separation at both spine folds, and tape shadows to reverse of jacket at the spine folds. 
Third book and second novel from the author and polemicist who wrote a slew of self-described potboilers, but whose best work (GLADIATOR, THE DISAPPEARANCE) reflects passionate social concerns expressed in literate and compelling narratives. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14928 Wylie, Philip OPUS 21: Descriptive Music for the Lower Kinsey Epoch of the Atomic Age, a Concerto for a One-Man Band, Six Arias for Soap Operas, Fugues, Anthems, & Barrelhouse
New York and Toronto: Rinehart & Company, Inc., (1949). First edition. Hardcover. A fine, bright copy in purplish cloth decorated and lettered in gilt and black; in a very lightly age-toned and mildly rubbed illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design by Robert Hallock. An unusually nice example! 
Freewheeling meta-fiction in the style of Wylie's earlier FINNLEY WREN; "the author conducts the reader through a short-term adventure which involves himself and a half dozen other characters." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14929 Wylie, Philip THE SPY WHO SPOKE PORPOISE
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1969. B0006CEXXW First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Agency label to front pastedown, else very nearly fine; in an illustrated dust jacket that is also very nearly fine. 
Offbeat cold war espionage thriller from the provocative and versatile author (and lay marine biologist), whose long list of works include THE DISAPPEARANCE and GENERATION OF VIPERS. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14930 Wylie, Philip SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF MOM
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1971. B0006C09LW First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very very nearly fine in black cloth lettered in red to the spine; in an age-toned dust jacket that shows a tiny closed edge tear to upper front panel. 
The celebrated exposer and Momism basher (in his bestselling THE GENERATION OF VIPERS) takes aim once again at a whole host of targets, including Mom and Dad, the sexual revolution, the new left, the TV generation, and higher education. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14931 Wyllys, Rufus Kay ARIZONA: The History of a Frontier State
Phoenix, Arizona: Hobson & Herr, (1950). First edition, first printing: Deluxe limited SIGNED edition, one of 406 numbered copies--this copy being out-of-series and not numbered. Hardcover. A hint of fading to the spine, else fine, unread in Holliston's Navajo red cloth, spine titles gilt; in a very nearly fine matching slipcase. Lacks the dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author, the designer and the illustrator, Tom J. Harter, and the cartographer, George M. Avery. Lacks the original manuscript leaf which was laid in. SIX GUNS #2458, "Contains some scattered material on the gunmen of Arizona..." 
Price: 65.00 USD
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14932 Wyndham, Robert, selected and edited by; pictures by Ed Young CHINESE MOTHER GOOSE RHYMES
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, (1968). First edition, first printing. Oblong octavo. Hardcover. A rumor of dust-soiling, mild bumping to lower corner tips, else about fine; in orange cloth with gilt spine titling and gilt pictograph device to front; in a price-clipped, mildly age-toned and soiled pictorial dust jacket with a short edge tear. 
Collection of traditional Chinese verses; some translated especially for this edition, others culled from earlier volumes. Designed to be read vertically like a Chinese scroll, with the original Chinese verses flowing lengthwise on the pages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14933 Wynn, Marcia Rittenhouse DESERT BONANZA: The Story of Early Randsburg Mojave Desert Mining Camp
Glendale, California: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1963. First edition thus. Edition limited to 2000 copies. Volume two in the Western Lands and Waters series. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in rust cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket. 274 pages, fold-out map tipped in to page 263, thirty-two photographs, notes, glossary, and an index. 
A new and enlarged edition of the original 1949 first edition, greatly enhanced by the addition of a carefully prepared index, and the inclusion of a folding map of the area and an additional 23 photographic illustrations. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14934 Wynnton, Patrick; pseud of Anthony Richardson THE TEN JEWELS
Philadelphia & London: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1931. B000K6L43Q First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. A few minor scratches to the covers, tiny nicks to the spine ends, else very good plus in red cloth ruled in black and with spine and cover titles to black panels; lacking the dust jacket. 
An uncommon mystery by the author of adventure and thriller novels. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14935 Xiaolong, Qiu A LOYAL CHARACTER DANCER
(New York): Soho, (2002). 1569473013 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in glossy wraps. 
By the Anthony Award-winning author of THE RED HEROINE. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14936 Yaffe, James MOM MEETS HER MAKER
New York: St. Martin's, (1990). 0312038933 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. 
"This swift and engrossing mystery brings back two multifaceted characters introduced in Yaffee's first novel, A NICE MURDER FOR MOM. This book is carefully plotted, leaves ample clues, yet manages several surprises."--PW. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14937 Yaffe, James MOM LIGHTS A CANDLE
Norfolk, Virginia: Crippen & Landru Publishers, 2002. First edition: one of 353 copies (plus 2 copies for copyright registry) published as gifts for friends of the publisher. None were offered for sale. Fine, a chapbook original, staplebound within illustrated cardstock covers. Cover by Deborah Miller. 
Chapbook entry in Yaffee's series about a New York cop who discusses his cases over dinner with his Jewish Mom in the Bronx every Friday evening. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14938 Yamagata, Hiro A NIGHT AT THE OSCARS
[no place]. [no publisher], (1997). B0006R64P2 First edition, first printing. Square quarto. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in green cloth with cut-out silhouette of the Oscar statuette, revealing full-color artwork on the endsheet beneath; no dust jacket, as issued. Still in publisher's shrinkwrap. 
Elaborate, illustrated gift book, with many doublespreads and one fold-out gallery, featuring Yamagata's decor for the 1997 Governor's Ball. The images are drawn from "Earthly Paradise"--a series of vintage Mercedes painted in bold, tropical designs. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14939 Yamagata, Hiro A NIGHT AT THE OSCARS
[no place]. [no publisher], (1997). B0006R64P2 First edition, first printing. Square quarto. Hardcover. Near fine, in green cloth with cut-out silhouette of the Oscar statuette, revealing full-color artwork on the endsheet beneath; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Color photo-pictorial keepsake book celebrating Yamagata's decor for the 1997 Academy Award's Governor's Ball, which featured images from his "Earthly Paradise" collection, a series of paintings of tropical settings on vintage Mercedes-Benz autos. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14940 Yamaguchi, Yoji FACE OF A STRANGER
(New York): HarperCollins Publishers, (1995). 0060172355 First edition. Hardcover. Very mild crimp to the crown of the spine, else near fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
A novel set in early twentieth-century California featuring two Japanese mail order brides, who after being duped into a life of prostitution in Chinatown, seek freedom and revenge from their pimp/owner. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14941 Yamashita, Karen Tei THROUGH THE ARC OF THE RAIN FOREST
Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 1990. 091827382X First edition, first printing: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Very mild soiling to the lower page edges, a hint of fading to the spine, else near fine in color illustrated wraps. 
The Japanese-American-Brazilian author's first novel won the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize and the Before Columbus Foundation American Book Award. "Ecological fantasy/magic realism novel."--Locus. First novel. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14942 Yamata, Kikou LADY OF BEAUTY
New York: The John Day Company, (1954). First U.S. edition. Translated from the French by Katherine Woods. Hardcover. Mild rubbing to the shelf extremities, else near fine in textured green boards with burgundy titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with a few very tiny edge-tears and slight sunning to the spine panel. 
Introduced by Pearl S. Buck who states that Yamata is "Japanese in soul." The Japanese diplomat's daughter paints a picture of domestic life in Japan during World War II, with atmospheric details of social customs. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14943 Yan, Geling THE LOST DAUGHTER OF HAPPINESS
New York: Hyperion East, (2001). 0786866543 First edition, first printing. Translated from the Chinese by Cathy Silber. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"An eminent writer from the Chinese diaspora... THE LOST DAUGHTER OF HAPPINESS is her major novel...it is an ambitious, eloquent, and unique book." This copy inscribed (in Chinese), dated and SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14944 Yang, Huijun WAVE PACKETS AND THEIR BIFURCATIONS IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS
New York: Springer-Verlag, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in yellow laminated boards; no dust jacket. 
Applied Mathematical Sciences: Volume 85. 247 pages including references and an index. Illustrated with 89 figures. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14945 Yankelovich, Daniel and William Barrett EGO AND INSTINCT: The Psychoanalytic View of Human Nature--Revised
New York: Random House, (1970). Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
494 pages with a bibliography and an index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14946 Yann, story; Berthet, drawings; Topaze, color PIN-UP 1
(France): Dargaud Benelux, (1994). 2871290806 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tiny nicks to fore-edges of covers, else fine, in laminated, pictorial boards. Quarto-sized graphic novel. Illustrated in full-color throughout. 
Volume One of the collected adventures of the French comic book character, Poison Ivy, a Bettie Page manque, who lives through a noir-drenched post WWII America. This volume opens with a group of GIs on a Pacific Island during the war. In French. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14947 Yanzhong, Zhang and Yufen, Yao, editors DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING SYSTEM AND ITS REALIZATION
New York/Boca Raton: Science Press/CRC Press, Inc., (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Upper corners slightly bumped, else a near fine copy without dust jacket as issued. 
Subjects covered include finite state machine representation, linearization and stabilization. This scholarly work includes algorithms, theorems, input and output mappings, multiple output functions, tables, graphs, three appendices, and a bibliography. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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14948 Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA: A Novel of Forbidden Love
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1978). B000GQ4MW0 Book club edition. With the code ''I29'' on page 251, ''3262'' code on rear jacket flap. Hardcover. Near fine in a near fine, lightly rubbed illustrated dust jacket. Full color jacket illustration by Elias Dominguez. 
The popular mystery and science fiction author weaves a tale of love between a woman and a vampire in 18th century Paris. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14949 Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn THE PALACE
(Lancaster, Pa): Stealth Press, (2001). 1588810216 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Wraparound jacket art Miran Kim. Bound in sturdy slate grey cloth with blue medallic spine titles. Octavo. 390 pages. Still in the publisher's unopened shrinkwrap. 
The second book in the Count Saint Germain chronicles. "A remarkable combination of historical accuracy, exciting plot and believable characters....her vampire hero is the most original I have seen for a long time."--Michael Moorcock. 
Price: 29.95 USD
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14950 Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn DARKER JEWELS
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1993). 0312852967 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author, and dated in the month of publication. Hardcover. A fresh, fine copy in black boards, lettering stamped in copper to the spine; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket with jacket painting by Maren. 
In the eighth novel of Saint-Germain, the Count is sent by the King Of Poland to the court of Russia's Ivan IV, to use his alchemical skills to craft unearthly gems for the mad emperor, there he finds not only dark intrigue and heart-stopping danger. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14951 Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn TEMPTING FATE
(Lancaster, Pa): Stealth Press, (2001). 1588810259 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Wraparound jacket illustration by Miran Kim. Thick octavo. 662 pages. 
Fifth novel in Yarbro's vampire series featuring Count Saint-Germain, reissued an attractive format, printed on acid-free paper and bound in sturdy slate grey cloth with blue metallic spine titles. Still in the publisher's original unopened shrinkwrap. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14952 Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn FALSE DAWN
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., 1978. 0385131445 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows very faint rubbing and mild edgewear. Jacket art by Gary Friedman. 
In a twenty-first century Earth that has been ravaged by pollution, a man and a woman search for an eden in California. They are hunted on their trek by a band of pirates who are determined to destroy all civilized humans. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14953 Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn TEMPTING FATE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1982). 0312790872 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket painting by Brad Clark. 
A Count Ragoczy Saint-Germain novel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14954 Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn LOCADIO'S APPRENTICE
(New York): Harper & Row Publishers, (1984). 0060266368 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket. 
Story of a Roman boy's struggle to master his chosen profession--medicine--set against the backdrop of ancient Pompeii and a smoldering Vesuvius. A novel for young readers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14955 Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn A FLAME IN BYZANTIUM
(New York, N.Y.): Tor, (1987). 0312930267 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Thin red remainder lines to upper and lower page edges, else fine, in red boards with gilt spine titling; in an age-toned, else fine illustrated dust jacket, with vivid wraparound artwork by San Julian. 
Spin-off from Yarbros' Saint-Germain vampire novels, about Olivia, the Count's truest love, who died to mortal life in the bloody era of Nero's Rome. Now, five hundred years later, she flees to Constantinople, and is plunged into political intrigue. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14956 Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn A FLAME IN BYZANTIUM
(New York): Tor, (1987). Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a very mildly age-toned dust jacket that betrays some very light rubbing; wraparound jacket art by San Julian. 
Historical horror novel which revolves around vampire Saint Germain's one true love, Olivia, who died to mortal life in the bloody era of Nero's Rome. Yarbro's earlier chronicles of her seductive bloodsucker include BLOOD GAMES and HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14957 Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn THE LAW IN CHARITY
New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A Double D Western. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14958 Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn THE SPIDER GLASS
(Eugene, OR): (Pulphouse Publishing), (1991). 156146516X First edition thus: a 51-page chapbook. Short Story Paperback series #16. Tiny bruise to lower edge, else a fine, unread copy, in perfect-bound illustrated wraps with artwork by Pat Morissey. 
Over brandy, Charles Whittenfield tells his dinner guests a weird yarn of an antique Venetian mirror; who should figure prominently in Whittenfield's tale but Yarbro's popular vampire protagonist, le Comte de Saint-Germain! 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14959 Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn DARKER JEWELS
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1993). 0312852967 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fresh, fine copy in black boards, lettering stamped in copper to the spine; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket with jacket painting by Maren. 
The eighth novel of Saint-Germain, "the most memorable and original vampire since Bram Stoker's DRACULA." This copy inscribed, dated, and SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Additionally inscribed and SIGNED by dedicatee Lou Puopolo. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14960 Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn HYACINTHS
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1983. 0385154534 Publisher's reprint. Hardcover. Fine, fresh, as-new, in black boards with white spine lettering; in a mildly soiled, lightly age-toned, near fine dust jacket. Jacket art by Al Nagy. 
"To a stimulation crazed population of the future comes the Dreamwebs."--strangewords. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14961 Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn PATH OF THE ECLIPSE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1981). 0312598025 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket showing a tiny edge tear and associated crease to the lower front panel. 
Fourth in the Count de Saint-Germain series. "The mysterious and seductive hero Ragoczy Saint-Germain is torn between the love of a Chinese woman warlord and a voluptuous Indian princess in this historical horror novel set in the Far East."--Fantastic. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14962 Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn TEMPTING FATE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1982). 0312790872 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Corner tips and spine ends lightly bumped, else near fine in light blue boards; in a lightly shelfworn, near fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Brad Clark. 
The fifth Count Ragoczy Saint-Germain novel--this one is set in Austria during the 1920's. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14963 Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn TEMPTING FATE
(New York, New York): A Signet Book/New American Library, (1982). 0451118650 First paperback edition, first printing. Mass market paperback. Minor edge wear, else a very nearly fine copy in black illustrated wraps. 
Fifth novel in Yarbro's vampire series featuring Count Saint-Germain in the scarce first paperback issue. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14964 Yarbrough, Steve THE OXYGEN MAN
Denver: MacMurray & Beck, (1999). 1878448854 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Yarbrough is one of the best writers to come of the South in many years. THE OXYGEN MAN is a stunning novelistic debut...Yarbrough is a major talent from whom we'll hear much more."--James Lee Burke. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14965 Yarnell, Allen DEMOCRATS AND PROGRESSIVES: The 1948 Presidential Election as a Test of Postwar Liberalism
Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1974. 0520025393 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Some browning and foxing to the inner hinges and to the perimeters of the endsheets, covers lightly soiled, else very good plus in blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine; no dust jacket. 155 pages; notes; bibliography and index. 
An analysis of the aspects and influences concerning the democrats and liberals from 1947 through the 1948 Presidential election. The aim of the 1948 Progressive party was to redirect American foreign policy. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14966 Yarwood, J., editor VACUUM INSTRUMENTS AND METHODS IN SURFACE STUDIES
London: Pergamon Press Limited, 1972. First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. A few unobtrusive notational marks to the text, an attendant's name in a small space to the front cover, else very good in somewhat soiled, printed wraps. Timetable of scientific sessions laid in. 
A collection of papers compiled for attendants at the Conference on Vacuum Instruments and Methods in Surface Studies by the British Vacuum Council at the University of Surrey, July 10-13, 1972. 248 pages; figures; photos; author index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14967 Yasuhiko, Yoshikazu, written, scripted and directed by THE ART OF ARION
[No place]. Animage/Editorial Staff Editions, [No date]. First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Quarto. Text in Japanese. Trade Paperback. Mild rubbing, light spine crease, a hint of soiling, a near fine copy in heavy cardstock covers; 186 pages; 8x11.5 inches. Sensational illustrations in color and black-and-white brilliantly reproduced on coated stock throughout. 
Illustrated script for the anime ARION based upon Yasuhiko's manga, with dynamic cels and backgrounds, scenes and sketches on every page, most in eye-popping full-color. Poorly translated intro states the script is the fifth draft, not the final version! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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14968 Yates, Dornford JONAH AND CO
New York: Beaufort Books, Publishers, (1984). 0706316746 First edition thus. Originally published in 1922. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Early short stories featuring the comic Pleydell clan. They describe the chaotic journey of the young, well-to-do heroes as they cavort across France, and helped to establish Donford Yates’ reputation as a master of humorous fiction. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14969 Yates, Dornford JONAH AND CO
London: Ward Lock Limited, (1976). 0706316746 First edition thus. Originally published in 1922. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered burgundy binding; in a very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket with one tiny, faint crease to upper front panel. 
Berry, Daphne, Jonah, Jill, Sealyham "Nobby," and Boy and Adele newly married, travel in "Ping" and "Pong" to winter at Pau, in Southwest France. Jill meets her future husband, Piers, the Duke of Padua, and is kidnapped. A Berry Book. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14970 Yates, Elizabeth; Unwin, Nora S., illustrator AMOS FORTUNE FREE MAN
New York: E.P. Dutton, (1950). 0525255702 36th printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Drawings and jacket art by Nora S. Unwin. 
Awarded the Newbery Medal for the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children in 1951. The biography of an eighteenth-century black man who was born a prince in Africa, shipped to America as a slave, and bought his freedom. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14971 Yates, Raymond Francis ABC OF TELEVISION: Or Seeing by Radio
New York: The Norman W. Henley Publishing Co., 1929. First edition, first printing. Illustrated with figures and with photos reproduced on coated stock inserts. Hardcover. Owner's neat signature to endsheet, very light wear to the extremities, some tarnishing to spine gilt, a few tiny areas of soiling to cover, thus near fine, in green cloth with gilt lettering and rules; no dust jacket. 210 pages plus 36 pages of ads. 
"A Complete and Comprehensive Treatise Dealing with the Theory, Construction and Operation of Telephotographic and Television Transmitters and Receivers. Written Especially for Home Experimenters Radio Fans and Students." An early technical study. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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14972 Yates, Richard A GOOD SCHOOL
(New York): Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, (1978). 0440032466 Book Club edition. Fine in cream linen with gilt titles to the front cover and to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
"Tension and trysting at prep schools have been recounted before, but this novel takes a fresh hold on one's attention. Yates skillfully weaves the threads of his story on a loom of nostalgia...."--Best Sellers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14973 Yeats, W.B. ESSAYS AND INTRODUCTIONS
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1961. First U.S. edition: Advance unbound proof signatures, laid into the published dust jacket. Hardcover. Near fine in seventeen spine-numbered signatures; in a very good price-clipped, shelfworn and edge-torn dust jacket, chipped at the upper spine end, and with faint stains and creasing to the rear panel. 
This distinguished collection of essays on poetry, literature, drama and art collects two previous publications, IDEAS OF GOOD AND EVIL and THE CUTTING OF AN AGATE as well as a gathering of lesser known publications, and premieres two original essays . 
Price: 150.00 USD
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14974 Yeats; D.H. Lawrence; Ezra Pound; T.S. Eliot; Malcolm Pound, et alia THE DIAL, May 1922
Greenwich, Connecticut: The Dial Publishing Company, 1922. Volume LXXII, Number 5. Fine, in perfect-bound printed wraps. Digest-sized periodical. 
Other contributors include: Mary Butts, Wallace Gould, Alfred Kreymborg, Gilbert Seldes, Kenneth Burke. Artwork by Henri Rousseau, William Gropper, Ben Benn, Alexander Archipenko. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14975 Yefimov, N.V. QUADRATIC FORMS AND MATRICES: An Introductory Approach
New York and London: Academic Press, (1964). 9780127699561 First U.S. edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade paperback. Minor reading creases to the spine, former owner's name to the inside front cover, very good plus, and clean in wraps. 
Translated and edited by A. Shenitzer. Includes detailed explanations of the reduction of the general equation of a quadratic curve to canonical form; and linear transformations and matrices. 164 pages; examples, equations, appendices; and index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14976 Yerby, Frank THE GOLDEN HAWK
New York: The Dial Press, 1948. B0006ARKEI First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Discreet rubber-stamped name and address to title-page and advertisement page, else fine, in tan composition binding; in a bright, near fine illustrated dust jacket with a few tiny edge tears and very minor nicking. Jacket by John Alan Maxwell. 
Desperate to escape the harsh rule of European aristocrats whose voracious appetites for treasure outweighs all other considerations, Kit Gerado turns to piracy as his only means to power and love. Filmed with Sterling Hayden and Rhonda Fleming in 1952. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14977 Yerby, Frank PRIDE'S CASTLE
New York: The Dial Press, 1949. B000BC7USW First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Discreet rubber-stamped name and address to endsheet, else fine, in full russett cloth with pale rose lettering and devices; in a very good plus illustrated dust jacket with nicking at the spine ends and corners, rubbing at the folds. 
Historical novel set during the era of the robber barons and centering on Pride Dawson, whose piratical vigor and ruthlessness knew no limits, but whose Achilles heel--and possible redemption--was the love of a good woman. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14978 Yerby, Frank BENTON'S ROW
New York: The Dial Press, 1954. B0007DKBQ8 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Owner's discreet rubber-stamped address to front free endsheet, dot of stain to fore-edge, thus nearly fine; in a bright, nearly fine illustrated dust jacket with some minor edgewear and very minor nicking. 
Louisiana-set story of four generations of a fabulous Delta clan...and of the illicit Cajun branch of the family that brings the saga of the Bentons to its violent climax. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14979 Yerby, Frank THE DEVIL'S LAUGHTER
New York: The Dial Press, 1953. B0007E011M First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in black-lettered yellow shelfback over terra-cotta covers; in an about near fine, illustrated dust jacket, with a few tiny nicks at the edges, a few very short closed tears. Nice! Jacket by Harry Barton. 
Historical novel of the French Revolution, centering on a hot-blooded son of a wealthy Sicilian shipowner seething with Republican principles. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14980 Yeremin, E. N. THE FOUNDATIONS OF CHEMICAL KINETICS
Moscow: MIR Publishers, (1979). First edition in English; revised from the 1976 Russian edition.. Hardcover. Pages just starting to tan, otherwise a fine copy in light beige cloth; no dust jacket. 
Translated from the Russian by Artavaz Beknazarov. 423 pages, suggestions for further reading, index. Figures, tables and equations. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14981 Yershov, P.; Zellikof, Louis, translator; Kochergin, N. M., illustrator THE LITTLE HUMPBACKED HORSE
Moscow: The Foreign Languages Publishing House. No Date. Reprint. Hardcover. Mild shelfwear, else near fine in pictorial boards; no dust jacket. Quarto. 
Exquisitely illustrated in full-color, this is a Russian tale, written in verse, of the adventures of a boy who captures a magic horse, and is requested by the Czar to find various magical things for him. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14982 Yglesias, Rafael DR. NERUDA'S CURE FOR EVIL
(New York): Warner Books, (1996). First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by Yglesias to the title-page. "Unbearable psychological suspense" by the author of FEARLESS. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14983 Yolen, Jane BOOTS AND THE SEVEN LEAGUERS: A Rock-and-Troll Novel
San Diego/New York/London: Harcourt, Inc., (2000). 015202557X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Troy Howell. 
Teen troll Gog and his best friend Pook work as roadies for a troll rock and roll band until Gog's younger brother gets kidnapped. "Veteran fantasy author Yolen does not disappoint with her latest whimsical offering for younger teens."--J. Hubert. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14984 Yolen, Jane WORLD ON A STRING
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, (1968). First edition. Hardcover. Cello-tape removal mark across spine tail, tape across spine head, small price sticker removal mark to front free endpaper, else very good plus; in a price-clipped dust jacket with a hint of darkening all over, tape used as reinforcement to extremities. 
Illustrated with photos. Every aspect of the kite -- its history, folk legends and lore, kites as a means of transport, as instruments of war, the kite's contribution to science, etc. is found in this fascinating book by the notable children's author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14985 Yolen, Jane SISTER LIGHT, SISTER DARK
New York: Tom Doherty Associates, (1988). 0312930917 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Dennis Nolan. 
Fantasy saga of Skada and Jenna, legendary sisters of darkness and light. "Excellent!" --Locus. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14986 Yolen, Jane THE SWORD AND THE STONE
(Eugene, OR): (Pulphouse Publishing), (1991)/. 1561465275 First edition thus: a 45-page chapbook. Short Story Paperback series #27. A fine, unread copy in perfect-bound wraps, with cover art by George Barr. 
Fresh twist on the Arthurian legend from the prolific fantasist who has been dubbed America's Hans Christian Andersen and whom Clute and Nicholls have simply called, "One of the leading storytellers of the 20th century." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14987 Yolen, Jane THE BOOKS OF GREAT ALTA
(New York): Guild America Books, [1990]. B000E7RANE Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine, in a lightly rubbed and mildly edgeworn pictorial dust jacket showing a tiny nick to front panel; artwork by Dean Morissey. 
Omnibus issue of the novels SISTER LIGHT, SISTER DARK and WHITE JENNA. "With the Great Alta sequence, Jane Yolen's fiction took on mythic proportions...the book has much in common with Frank Herbert's DUNE."--Clute and Nicholls. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14988 Yolen, Jane CARDS OF GRIEF
New York: Ace Fantasy Books, (1984). First hardcover edition: with code P16 on page 142; issued by the Science Fiction book club. Hardcover. Fine in a fine wraparound pictorial dust jacket. Jacket painting by Judith Mitchell. 
Science fiction cum medieval fantasy set on L'Lal'lor, the Planet of the Grievers. "A haunting tale"--Patricia McKillip. "A lovely, compelling fantasy."-- Marion Zimmer Bradley. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14989 Yorburg, Betty UTOPIA AND REALITY: A Collective Portrait of American Socialists
New York and London: Columbia University Press, 1969. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in slate-grey linen with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine rubbed and price-clipped dust jacket. 198 pages; appendices; and index. 
The product of a series of tape-recorded interviews conducted over a period of eighteen months, in 1965 and 1966, with current and former leaders of the Socialist Party of America. Analyzis reveals the leaders' patterns in attitudes, values and actions. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14990 Yorinks, Arthur; Sendak, Maurice, illustrator THE MIAMI GIANT
No Place. Michael Di Capua Books/Harper Collins Publishers. (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in laminated pictorial boards; in a fine dust jacket. Square quarto. 
With fun illustrations in color by Sendak and hand-lettering by Jeanyee Wong, this is the story of the adventurous Guiseppe Giaween, who leaves Italy in search of China, and ends up in Miami. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14991 York, Andrew APOINTMENT IN KILTONE
London: Hutchinson of London, (1972). 0091101409 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in black boards with gilt spine stamping; in a price-clipped, very very lightly worn, mildly age-toned, near fine dust jacket. 
Third suspense novel for young readers featuring Jonathan Anders, written by Christopher Nicole under pseudonym. In the sleepy Irish town of Kiltone a man dies and rumors start. Was he really a world-famous scientist who disappeared 25 years ago? 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14992 Yorke, Margaret THE HAND OF DEATH
London/Melbourne/Sydney/Auckland/Johannesburg: Hutchinson, (1981). 009145140X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new (if mildly age-toned) color photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Ronald Trimm is, on the surface, a model citizen, owner of a successful antiques business, but when the shop is closed, he regularly indulges in erotic fantasies; after one of his encounters is unsuccessful, he resorts to force and ultimately to murder. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14993 Yorke, Margaret A CASE TO ANSWER
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312284306 First U.S. editon: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in glossy, color illustrated wraps. 
A psychological thriller featuring a small-time con-man by the Diamond Dagger Award-winning author of the Patrick Grant novels. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14994 Yorke, Margaret THE POINT OF MURDER
London: Hutchinson, (1978). 0091340705 First edition. Hardcover. Very light foxing to the upper edges, tiny spot of soiling to the fore-edge, light bump to the crown of the spine, else a nice, crisp, near fine copy; in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket that shows a hint of age-toning. 
SIGNED and inscribed by Yorke to the front free endpaper. The twentieth novel from Yorke, author of NO MEDALS FOR THE MAJOR, is a mystery of the seemingly random murder of a young woman. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14995 Yorke, Margaret THE SCENT OF FEAR
London: Hutchinson, (1980). 0091424402 First edition, first printing. Dated inscription, SIGNED by the author to the front endpaper. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket that shows some mild age-toning. 
A strange man sneaks into an old woman's attic and creates a refuge there. From the psychological suspense specialist, author of THE COST OF SILENCE and DEATH ON ACCOUNT. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14996 Yorke, Margaret SAFELY TO THE GRAVE
London: Hutchinson, (1986). 0091639409 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
A psychological suspense thriller. As the novelist Susan Hill observed, reviewing Margaret Yorke's previous book, INTIMATE KILL, "It's always a pleasure to welcome a new detective story by Margaret Yorke." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14997 Yorke, Margaret SPEAK FOR THE DEAD
(New York): Viking, (1988). 0670824038 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Lower corner tips lightly stubbed, else near fine; in a fine pictorial dust jacket. 
Margaret Yorke invests SPEAK FOR THE DEAD with the qualities that mark its 30 predecessors: well-defined characterizations and the ambience of British locales. Prostitute Connie Foster, bored with her marriage, returns to "the game" and is murdered. 
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14998 Yorke, Margaret A SMALL DECEIT
(New York): Viking, (1991). 0670839779 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
"A scary, superbly crafted psychological thriller."--Sunday Telegraph Review. "A gripping story."--Tony Hillerman. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14999 Yorke, Margaret CHRISTOPHER
(New York, N.Y.): Severn House, (1992). 0727843591 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine, a brilliant, as-new copy in a like, photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Suspense novel at whose center is a troubled nine-year-old. "Margaret Yorke's talent for scratching below the placid surface of people and places to reveal anguish and wickedness is matchless."--The Times. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15000 Yorke, Margaret CRIMINAL DAMAGE
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1993). 0892964995 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Yorke has emerged as one of the foremost chroniclers of life in the 'new' English village."--TWENTIETH CENTURY CRIME & MYSTERY WRITERS. Here she arranges a quaint English village scene but draws her characters into acts of violence and passion. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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