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15001 Yorke, Margaret A QUESTION OF BELIEF
(New York): Warner Books/A Time Warner Company, (1997). 0892966491 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Novel of psychological suspense from a master of elegant, low-key chills and bourgeois unease. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15002 Yorke, Margaret ACT OF VIOLENCE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1998). 0312185227 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
A seemingly idyllic English village is shattered by the murderous rampage of two schoolboys. Most villagers are unable to cope, but a mysterious counselor is coping disturbingly well. "Like the best of York's many quietly chilling novels..."--Kirkus. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15003 Yorke, Margaret FALSE PRETENCES
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1999). 0312199759 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine pictorial dust jacket. 
When a stranger is welcomed into a small U.K. country town, she brings many of the town's long buried secrets to the surface. "Yorke may be the mystery genre's foremost practitioner of the classic cozy British tale in which evil invades a tiny village." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15004 Yoshikawa, Mako ONCE REMOVED
(New York): Bantam Books, (2003). 0553801554 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Set in both contemporary Boston and 1940s Japan, stepsisters Claudia and Rei, bound together despite their very different backgrounds, face the challenges of life-threatening illness and ill-fated relationships. By the author of ONE HUNDRED AND ONE WAYS. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15005 Youell, George LOWER CLASS
Seattle, Washington: George Youell, 1938. First edition. Hardcover. A remarkably fine and bright book in beautiful dust jacket with only the slightest shelfwear. 
The story of poor young English lads who either find themselves, or who are lost, at sea. 265 pages. Frontis-portrait of the author. The text is illustrated with paintings, in black-and-white, by Anton Otto Fischer. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15006 Young, Al THE SONG TURNING BACK INTO ITSELF
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1971). 0030866928 First edition, first printing: hardcover issue. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Slim collection (87 pages) of poems by the award-winning Mississippi-born black poet, novelist, and musical memorist, named poet laureate of California by the governor in 2005. "Like jazz, Al Young is an original American voice."--Muriel Johnson. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15007 Young, Al THE SONG TURNING BACK INTO ITSELF
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1971). 0030866928 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket with light vertical crease to front flap. 
A collection of forty-three poems by the author of SNAKES, and the winner of the Joseph Henry Jackson Award, a Stegner Writing Fellowship, and a National Arts Council Award. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15008 Young, Al SITTING PRETTY
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1976). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket with light shelf wear to flap folds and spine ends. 

Price: 35.00 USD
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15009 Young, Al SNAKES
Berkeley: Creative Arts Book Company, 1981. 0916870340 First edition thus: trade paperback. Inscribed, SIGNED and dated by Young to the title-page. Trade Paperback. Diagonal crease to the upper corners of the front and rear cover, else near fine in glossy printed wraps. 
The celebrated African-American author's first novel, inscribed by Young to the late poet Myra Cohn Livingston: ""For Myra from an admirer who hopes this book will give you an hour or two of pleasure./Al Young/Summer 1981." With Livingston's bookplate. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15010 Young, Alan MISTER ED AND ME AND MORE!
Santa Monica, CA: Geordie Press, (2007). 0979740401 First edition, first printing. Trade paperback original. NEW in photo-pictorial wraps. Octavo. Photo illustrated. 
Revised and expanded version of Alan Young’s autobiography. "Join Alan and Mister Ed and see what it was like on their TV show!" To be SIGNED at an event in our shop Thursday evening at 7:30 pm on August 23rd. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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15011 Young, Alan THERE'S NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOW BUSINESS...WAS
(Albany, GA): BearManorMedia, (2006). 1593930534 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine, as-new, in slick, photo-pictorial wraps. SIGNED by the author (star of such film as THE TIME MACHINE and ANDROCLES AND THE LION and of TV's Mr. Ed) at an event in our shop. 
"Alan's book is full of sweet and funny anecdotes. It's great fun to back in time with him as he introduces us to an era filled with movie stars and characters you won't soon forget."--Shirley Jones. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15012 Young, Alan with Bill Burt MISTER ED AND ME
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1995). 031211852X First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine, as-new, in slick, photo-pictorial wraps. 
"A funny and delightful book about life on the set when your costar is a horse."--Sherwood Schwartz. SIGNED by author Alan Young at an event in our shop! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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15013 Young, G. J., editor FUEL CELLS: A Symposium...American Chemical Society at the 136th National Meeting in Atlantic City
New York: Reinhold Publishing Corporation, (1960). First edition. Hardcover. A fine fresh book in dust jacket only lightly tanned at the spine. 
The first complete, authoritative survey of the significant developments in direct energy conversion, at that time. 154 pages, references, index. Illustrated with numerous photographs, graphs, tables and figures in text., 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15014 Young, Ian THE MALE HOMOSEXUAL IN LITERATURE: A Bibliography
Metuchen, N.J. & London: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1975. 0810808617 First edition Hardcover. Very nearly fine in green cloth; no dust jacket, as issued. 242 pages, title index. 
A bibliographical guide to English language gay literature which includes essays on: the gay novel, homosexuality in drama, the poetry of male love, and a brief history of gay publishing. The essays are by Ian Young, Graham Jackson, and Rictor Norton. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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15015 Young, Kevin JELLY ROLL
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. 0375414606 First edition. Hardcover. Bump to one upper corner, else near fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Tender, sassy, and just plain cool, the poems in Kevin Young's JELLY ROLL uniquely twine together the roots of both music and language. You can almost hear the three chords in the background."--Billy Collins. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15016 Young, Robert W. A POLITICAL HISTORY OF THE NAVAJO TRIBE
Tsaile, Navajo Nation, Arizona: Navajo Community College Press, (1978). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in clothbacked boards, without dust jacket, 
Octavo. Collection and publication of material contained in this book was made possible in part by a grant to the college from the Ford Foundation. 174 pages, references, illustrated throughout. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15017 Young, Stanley P.; Goldman, Edward A. THE PUMA: MYSTERIOUS AMERICAN CAT
Washington, D.C. The American Wildlife Institute, 1946. B0007E4WN0 First edition, first printing. Inscribed and SIGNED by author Young, who explains in his note that Goldman did not live to see the book published. Hardcover. A lovely, fine example, in green cloth with gilt puma bust to front cover, gilt lettering to spine; no dust jacket. Quarto. 
Part I, by Young: History, Life Habits, Economic Status, and Control; Part II, by Goldman: Classification of the Races of the Puma. Illustrated with photos and figures reproduced on coated stock inserts. Color frontispiece. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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15018 Young, Stark SO RED THE ROSE
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. Early printing. Rear jacket panel announces, ''Six Big Printings in Ten Days.'' Hardcover. A bright, near fine copy in red binding lettered in gilt to the spine; in an age-darkened dust jacket with a number of short closed edge tears, shallow chip to spine head, mild creasing to rear flap, light edgewear and rubbing. Albeit, a nice copy. 
"Splendid novel of Mississippi plantation life and spirit during the Civil War."--John C. Minot. "Young has re-created a whole civilization: the people are real--astonishingly real."--William L. Phelps. Civil war classic, source of the King Vidor film. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15019 Young, Victor; composer and conductor THE QUIET MAN/SAMSON AND DELILAH
[New York]: Decca Records, [1957]. DL 8566 Long playing 33 1/3 RPM. Mint LP; in a near mint pictorial sleeve with just a hint of soiling to the white rear cover. 
Double feature soundtrack album featuring themes from John Ford's production of THE QUIET MAN and Cecil B. De Mille's SAMSON AND DELILAH with original musical scores conducted and written by Victor Young. A rare soundtrack in excellent condition. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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15020 Yu, Tsune-Chi ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHIC PROBLEMS IN MANCHURIA
New York: (American Book-Stratford), 1924. First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy without dust jacket. Green cloth binding with gold lettering. 
Contains a bibliography and an index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15021 Yuan-Ming, T'ao HOME AGAIN
London: Shoestring Press of Ben Sands, 1957. First edition, first printing: a leaflet original. Translated by Professor H.A. Giles. One 6 1/2'' x 9 1/4'' sheet folded once; printed in black on three sides, with illustration to front printed in brown. Fine, as issued. ''Published privately without permission as a Keepsake.'' 
Essay by the Chinese poet (A.D. 365-427), whose poems, "composed in simple diction at a time when ornateness was the fashion, praise Confucian ideals, explore Taoist and Buddhist concepts, and express contentment in reading, music, and wine."--Columbia. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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15022 Yuill, P.B. HAZELL PLAYS SOLOMON
New York: Walker, (1974). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Lightly bumped upper corner tips, else a very good plus copy in a very good dust jacket with some rubbing and shelfwear. 
A mystery by the author of THE BORNLESS KEEPER. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15023 Yuill, P.B. [Williams, Gordon & Venable, Terry] HAZELL PLAYS SOLOMON
(London and Basingstoke): Macmillan, (1974). 0333157249 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Hardcover. A very good plus copy with some mild wear and faint soiling, in printed wraps; in an age-toned and edge-nicked and creased illustrated dust jacket. 
Second novel under the Yuill pseudonym introduces private eye James Hazell--"the biggest bastard who ever pushed your bell-button" in a refreshingly gritty and rough-edged series set in then contemporary London. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15024 Yuill, P.B. [Williams, Gordon & Venable, Terry] THE BORNLESS KEEPER
New York: Walker and Company, (1974). 0802753140 First edition. Hardcover. A bright fine copy in an illustrated dust jacket that shows some mild rubbing. Jacket design by Barbara Bedick. 
Intriguing horror-detective blend features a secluded island, a mysterious creature, and a CID inspector. First book under the Yuill pseudonym by Williams and Venable. Williams wrote THE SIEGE OF TRENCHER'S FARM, the basis for Peckinpah's STRAW DOGS. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15025 Yurick, Sol FERTIG
New York: Trident Press, 1966. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A novel about vengeance for a son's life and the repercussions of "justifiable" murders by the author of THE WARRIORS. Filmed as THE CONFESSION (1999) with Ben Kingsley. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15026 Yurick, Sol SOMEONE JUST LIKE YOU
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1972). First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in a slightly shelfworn dust jacket with several very short edge tears. 
A short story collection by the Guggenheim Fellowship Award winner. Jacket design by Luba Litwak with woodcut of the author by Robert E. Muller. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15027 Zackheim, Michele EINSTEIN'S DAUGHTER: The Search for Lieserl
New York: Riverhead Books, 1999. 1573221279 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 301 pages; family tree; 16 pages of photographs; endnotes; selected bibliography; acknowledgements; credits. 
Fifty-four love letters written by Einstein to his first wife were uncovered in 1986, inspiring this account of a search for Einstein's first child. The letters revealed the birth of an illegitimate daughter whose existence was covered-up after one year. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15028 Zagoren, Joy C. and Sergey Fedoroff, editors THE NODE OF RANVIER
Orlando/San Diego/New York: Academic Press, Inc/Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Pub 1984. 0127752307 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth with embossed titles and rules in silver; no dust jacket, as issued. 392 pages; indexed. Black-and-white photos; color plates; figures. 
This volume brings together information about nodes of Ranvier from a variety of disciplines. Authors include: Mark Ellisman, Alfredo Gorio, Asao Hirano, Jean Jacobs, Seung Kim, Jeffery Kocsis, James Lindsey, Martine Pincon-Raymond, et alia. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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15029 Zahn, Timothy Star Wars: THE LAST COMMAND
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books, (1993). 0553091867 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Volume Three of Zahn's three book cycle based on George Lucas's STAR WARS saga. "Filled with characteristic STAR WARS technology and cosmic battles...the detail and plot development far exceed what are possible in a two-hour movie."--Indianapolis Star. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15030 Zahn, Timothy Star Wars: DARK FORCE RISING
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books, (1992). 0553085743 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in black linen over cranberry boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. Jacket painting by Tom Jung. 
Volume Two of Zahn's STAR WARS trilogy. "Zahn has perfectly captured the pace and flavor of the STAR WARS movies. This is space opera at its best."--Sunday Oklahoman. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15031 Zahn, Timothy ANGELMASS
New York: TOR/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2001). 0312878281 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Slight spotting to the lower page edges, else fine in color-pictorial dust jacket. 
By the Hugo award-winning author of the Star Wars novel HEIR TO THE EMPIRE. The suspense begins with a black hole that emits unusual particles creating conflicts between colony worlds. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15032 Zahn, Timothy NIGHT TRAIN TO RIGEL
New York: TOR / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2005). 0765307162 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine dust jacket with a snagged tear to the lower front panel at the flap fold. Jacket art by Jim Burns. 
The Hugo Award-winning author features former government agent Frank Compton and the Spider--enigmatic aliens--in a "high-stakes trip that could lead to the end of the line for civilization." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15033 Zahn, Timothy CONQUEROR'S LEGACY
New York: Spectra/Bantam Books, (1996). First hardcover edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in a very nearly fine dust jacket with artwork by Paul Youll. 
The conclusion to Zahn's Conquerors Trilogy, preceded by CONQUEROR'S PRIDE and CONQUEROR'S HERITAGE. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15034 Zahn, Timothy DRAGONBACK BARGAIN
[New York]: SFBC, (2005). 0739456091 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket art by A.C. Farley. 
Omnibus of three novels: DRAGON AND THIEF (2003), DRAGON AND SOLDIER (2004), and DRAGON AND SLAVE (2005). 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15035 Zangwill, Israel PLASTER SAINTS: A High Comedy in Three Movements
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1915. First U.S. edition: Review copy, with publisher's die-cut ''Compliments of'' stamp to title-page. Hardcover. A whisper of edgewear, a few negligible smudges to pages, else a fine copy in blue cloth decorated in blind, and lettered in gilt; no dust jacket. 
Laid in: a folded, SIGNED letter to theatre impresario Neville Lynn from Zangwill, in which Zangwill offers a selection of quotes from reviews of his play THE GREAT DEMONSTRATION (written with Louis Cohen)--presumably for promotion of the published play. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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15036 Zany, King pseudonym of Charles Dill CAROL'S FROM CACTUS-LAND
Pearblossom, California: Self-published, 1938. First edition. Flexible hardcover. This copy has been forgotten in a closet for many decades and is fine and quite fresh. 
Nineteen brown handmade paper leaves with poems and illustrations printed in red; bound with-in tan covers made from Joshua wood and hand-stamped with titles and a cactus illustration in dark brown; brown leather ties. A handmade book of poems and rust-colored vignettes by the silent film actor/poet Charles Dill, as King Zany. From 1918 through 1929 Charles Dill appeared in shorts and in silent films as King Zany with many of the stars of the era, including Fatty Arbuckle, Mary Astor, Louise Brooks, Hoot Gibson, and others. " After a horse-riding accident, King Zany became an invalid and spent his last years in Pearblossom, California, where he dedicated himself to writing poetry."--IMDB. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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15037 Zapata, Luis ADONIS GARCIA: A Picaresque Novel
San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, (1981). 0917342798 First U.S. edition. Translated by E.A. Lacey. Hardcover. A near fine copy in orange cloth with spine titles in dark brown; no dust jacket. Very scarce in hardcover. Young, THE MALE HOMOSEXUAL IN LITERATURE: A Bibliography (second edition) #4277a. 
Adonis Garcia is a hustler who plies his trade in the streets and meeting places of Mexico City. His picaresque adventures in the Mexican gay sub-culture are detailed in this prize-winning novel translated here into English for the first time. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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15038 Zawacki, Frank FAMOUS FACES
(Lombard, Illinois): (Wallace-Homestead Book Company), (1985). 0870694332 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Just a trace of wear to the spine edges, else near fine in photo-pictorial wraps. 
A complete price guide and catalog of nine major magazines, including LIFE, NEWSWEEK, PLAYBOY, and TV GUIDE, from their premier issues through 1983. With brief biographies of cover artists and publishing milestones for each magazine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15039 Zebrowksi, George MACROLIFE
New York/Hagerstown/San Francisco/London: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1979). 006014792x First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Good only: heavy wear and abrasion to extremities, musty smell, spotting to page edges, whitish spotting to blue cloth shelfback, pages age-toned; in a very good dust jacket: price-clipped, browned, edgeworn, with cello-tape reinforcement at spine head. 
"The first writer since Stapledon to get the Stapledonian flavor--vistas, perspectives, a kind of distant, serene motion. I think it's a book that will last, if only for its first statement of an emerging, probably inevitable vision."--Gregory Benford. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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15040 Zebrowski, George BLACK POCKETS and Other Dark Thoughts
(Urbana, Il): Golden Gryphon Press, 2006. 1930846401 First edition, first printing: One of 2000 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Wraparound jacket art by Bob Eggleton. 
Collection of horror stories, culled from throughout his career, with an emphasis on the more recent. "Veteran SF author Zebrowski (Macrolife) probes the nether reaches of horror in this outstanding story collection . . ." Foreword by Howard Waldrop. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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15041 Zebrowski, George SUNSPACER
(New York, N.Y.): Harper & Row, Publishers, (1984). 0060268506 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in royal-purple binding with gilt spine titling; in a faintly age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket; Harper Crest sticker to spine. Jacket art by Bob Walters. 
"In this thoughful novel Zebrowski has created a convincing future society that spans our entire solar system...good science and an optimistic but far from simple-minded glimpse of a tomorrow that we may reasonably try to bring about."--Michael Bishop. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15042 Zebrowski, George THE STARS WILL SPEAK
(New York, N.Y.): Harper & Row, Publishers, (1985). 0060268867 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild wear to shelf edges, faint foxing to upper page edges, mild spine slant, thus very good plus, in silver-lettered black cloth shelfback over pale blue boards; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Ivan Powell. 
When the first alien communication signal reaches our solar system in the 21st century, Lissa joins those trying to decode the message. YA sf novel. "Absorbing."-- Lyle Blake Smythers. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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15043 Zeitland, Maurice and Ratcliff, Richard Earl LANDLORDS AND CAPITALISTS: The Dominant Class of Chile
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1988. 0691022763 First edition: Trade Paperback Original; simultaneous issue. Trade Paperback. Fine in glossy wraps. 
An analysis of the inner relations of Chile's dominant class with a focus on intraclass relations in the 1960s. 288 pages; 81 tables; 4 figures; references; and index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15044 Zeitlin, Maurice and Ratcliff, Richard Earl LANDLORDS & CAPITALISTS: The Dominant Class of Chile
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Octavo. This work is the first to explore intraclass relations, including kinship--economic and political--within an existing dominant class, using Chile as an example. 288 pages, references, tables. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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15045 Zeitlin, Maurice, editor CLASSES, CLASS CONFLICT, AND THE STATE: Empirical Studies in Class Analysis
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Winthrop Publishers, Inc. (1980). 0876261225 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very mild wear to the edges, else near fine in illustrated boards; no dust jacket. 
Studies in comparative class analysis as a collective intellectual product drawn from research gained by doctoral students and associates of Maurice Zeitlin. 378 pages; tables; figures; references; and index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15046 Zelazny, Roger SIGN OF THE UNICORN
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1975). 038508515X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Glue stains to both endsheets and tape stains to boards, foxing to page edges, stains to some page margins, mild lean, thus about very good; in a very good dust jacket showing some tape stains to the front and rear panel and glue stains to flaps. 
The third volume of the Amber series. Somewhat scarce in the first edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15047 Zelazny, Roger THE CHANGING LAND
New York: Ballantine Books/A Del Rey Book, (1981). Book club edition, with the code L24 on page184; jacket code 5533 to rear panel. Hardcover. Fine; in an illustrated dust jacket that is mildly age-toned. Nice jacket painting by Ken Distler. 
An ancient magical being has gone mad and waves of changing magic throw the land around Castle Timeless into chaos. In the "Dilvish" series. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15048 Zelazny, Roger BLOOD OF AMBER
New York: Arbor House, (1986). 0877958297 Second printing; so stated on copyright page. Hardcover. Faint splash stain to fore-edge, else nearly fine; in a fine, if age-toned, illustrated, dust jacket. Jacket art by Linda Burr. 
"After a five-year hiatus, Roger Zelazny's Amber series is back in full swing."--Ed Bryant. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15049 Zelazny, Roger MADWAND
New York: Ace Books, (1981). First hardcover edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club; with the code M03 on page 213. Hardcover. Near fine with very minor shelf wear to lower edges; in a mildly rubbed illustrated dust jacket decorated with a full-color painting by John Berkey. 
The story of Pol, a Madwand, or naturally gifted but untrained magician, by the prolific Zelazny, author of the CHRONICLES OF AMBER series. With black-and-white interior illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15050 Zelazny, Roger TRUMPS OF DOOM
New York: Arbor House, (1985).  0877957185 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket 
The sixth book in the Amber series. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15051 Zelazny, Roger SIGN OF CHAOS
New York: Arbor House, (1987). 5550663015 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth and a near fine, illustrated dust jacket with mild shelfwear. 
The eighth book in the popular AMBER series. Picks up Merle Corey's story minutes after the cliffhanging ending of BLOOD OF AMBER. Zelazny is a multiple Hugo winner and his AMBER books rival Tolkien's in popularity. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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15052 Zelazny, Roger SIGN OF CHAOS
New York: Arbor House, (1987). 0877959269 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Hint of soiling to the page edges, else fine in green over black boards with gilt spine titling; in an age-toned, else fine illustrated dust jacket with wraparound artwork by Linda Barr. 
The eighth book in the AMBER series opens minutes after the cliffhanger ending of BLOOD OF AMBER. "Roger Zelazny's Amber series is back in full swing."--Edward Bryant. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15053 Zelazny, Roger BLOOD OF AMBER
New York: [Science Fiction Book Club], [1987]. 0877958297 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine, in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 
Book club issue of the Amber novel originally issued by Arbor House in 1986. Jacket illustration by Linda Burr. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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15054 Zelazny, Roger THE DOORS OF HIS FACE, THE LAMPS OF HIS MOUTH
(Eugene, OR): (Pulphouse Publishing), (1991). 1561465135 First edition: a 46-page chapbook original. Short Story Paperback series #13. A fine, unread copy in perfect-bound wraps, with cover art by Armand Cabrera. 
First separate appearance of Zelazny's 1966 Nebula-winning novelette, which was originally seen in 1965 in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. 1966 also brought Zelazny a Nebula for best novella and a Hugo for Best Novel! 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15055 Zelazny, Roger & Neil Randall ROGER ZELAZNY'S VISUAL GUIDE TO CASTLE AMBER
New York: Avon Books, (1988). 0380755661 First hardcover edition; issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Hardcover. Fine; in a very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket with just a touch of edge wear. 
An intricate, illustrated guide to the people and places of Zelazny's Amber series. With illustrations by Todd Cameron Hamilton and maps by James Clouse. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15056 Zelazny, Roger and Lindskold, Jane DONNERJACK
New York: Avon Books, (1997). 038097326X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Zelazny died in 1995 after beginning this next-to-last hard sf collaboration with Lindskold. They have created a dazzling, 22nd-century future in which the real world, Verite, coexists with a computer-generated realm, Virtu. 
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15057 Zelazny, Roger; editor NEBULA AWARD STORIES: NUMBER THREE
(Lancaster, Pa): Stealth Press, (2001). 1588810208 First edition thus. Deluxe hardcover edition of the collection first published by Doubleday in 1968. 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. 
Third (and last) volume in Stealth's series of quality hardcover reprints of the Nebula Award anthologies. Three Award-winning stories and four runner-up stories from 1967. Includes winners Samuel R. Delany, Fritz Leiber, and Michael Moorcock. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15058 Zelazny, Roger; Illustrations by Gahan Wilson A NIGHT IN THE LONESOME OCTOBER
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1993). 0688125085 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with a tiny closed edge tear and mild creasing. Front cover illustration by James Warhola. Rear cover illustration by Gahan Wilson. 
"Zelazny delivers a cheerful, witty, well-crafted fantasy narrated by Snuff, dog-companion to Jack the Ripper. It seems that Jack is in fact a sorcerer and his gruesome exploits were perpetrated in the service of his magic."--Publisher's Weekly. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15059 Zelman, Anita THE RIGHT MOVES
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1988). 0312018126 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a lightly shelfworn illustrated dust jacket. Colorful jacket illustration by Bob Scott. 
Murder at an international chess match with a woman champion. A first novel--Caribbean setting. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author ("Anita") to the front endpaper. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15060 Zeman, David THE PINOCCHIO SYNDROME
New York: Doubleday, (2003). 0385509553 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A man-made biochemical weapon is employed to assassinate the vice president, a government cover-up unfolds, and a senator with high ambitions plots to kill the president in this contemporary political thriller. The first in a projected trilogy. 
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15061 Zencey, Eric PANAMA
New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, (1995). 0374229422 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a faintly soiled photo-illustrated dust jacket. 
Eric Zencey's first novel is a historical mystery set in 1892 Paris, about the mysterious disappearance of a young American woman and her involvement in the great Panama Affair--a scandal that threatened to engulf France. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15062 Zencey, Eric PANAMA
New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, (1995). 0374229422 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author, with the short quote: ''Build it There!'' Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-illustrated dust jacket. 
A wonderful debut novel that was a New York Times notable book of the year. Part detective novel, part historical thriller...that begins in 1892 when a woman vanishes and a corpse is found. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15063 Zeno GRAB
New York: Stein and Day, (1970). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Light shelfwear to the lower edge, else a near fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with shelfwear to the spine and a few nicks to the front panel. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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15064 Zettel, Sarah A SORCERER'S TREASON
New York: Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2002). 0312874413 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket art by Romas. 
A novel of Isavalta. "A sumptuous tale of subtle magic, malevolent sorcery, and twisted loyalties where nothing is as it first appears."--Sara Douglass. "A very cleverly woven fantasy."--Andre Norton. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15065 Zettel, Sarah THE USURPER'S CROWN
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2003). 0312874421 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Sarah Zettel, author of A SORCER'S TREASON, tells the story of a courageous woman from small-town Wisconsin caught up in a maelstrom of empire-shaking politics and sorcerous conspiracy on a world far removed from our own. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15066 Zettel, Sarah THE USURPER'S CROWN
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2003). 0312874421 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A prequel to A SORCERER'S TREASON by the author of PLAYING GOD, KINGDOM OF CAGES, and RECLAMATION. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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15067 Zicree, Marc Scott & Hambly, Barbara MAGIC TIME
(New York): EOS, (2001). 0061050687 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A devastating magic grips NYC. "Taut writing, interesting characters, fascinating situations--they all make me eagerly look forward ot the next installment of the saga."--Harry Turtledove. Zicree is the author of THE TWILIGHT ZONE COMPANION. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15068 Zicree, Marc Scott and Wilson, Robert Charles MAGIC TIME: Ghostlands
(New York): EOS/HarperCollins Publishers, (2004). 0061050709 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very mildly bumped to lower shelf edge, nearly fine; in a near fine, faintly crimped dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Iain McCaig. SIGNED by author Zicree and also signed by artist McCaig. 
SIGNED by the author, and dated to the title page, also SIGNED by the jacket artist, renowned for Star Wars film art. "Not only a strong stand alone contender, it is also the best of all possible capstones for Zicree's MAGIC TIME Trilogy."--Steve Witt. 
Price: 25.95 USD
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15069 Zigal, Thomas HARDROCK STIFF
(New York): Delacorte Press, (1996). 0385313144 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Thomas Zigal's second book about Aspen sheriff Kurt Muller--the first was INTO THIN AIR. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15070 Zigman, Laura ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
New York: The Dial Press, (1998). 0385319002 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
The answers to love and men's behavior are sought in this smart first novel. "Girl meets boy, boy dumps girl ... Zigman siphons off the tears and the curses and by alchemy converts them into laughter."--People. Source for the film SOMEONE LIKE YOU. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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15071 Zilahy, Lajos; Translation from the Hungarain by Thomas L. Harsner. THE ANGRY ANGEL
New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc., (1953). First edition in English: Special presentation edition limited to 1000 numbered copies, SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-stamped black cloth spine, pale green gilt decorated paper covered boards, stamped "Presentation Edition"; in a near fine, lightly shelfworn attractively illustrated dust jacket with several short tears, nicks, and minor creases. 
Last novel in the Dukay trilogy chronicling a fictious aristocratic Hungarian family, by the celebrated leftist Hungarian novelist, screenwriter, playwright, and director who established a film studio named Pegazus, which operated until the end of 1943. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15072 Zimler, Richard HUNTING MIDNIGHT
(New York): Delacorte Press, (2003). 0385336446 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
"This fascinating and insightful novel dramatizes the legacy of the anti-Semitic Catholic Inquisition as well as the gravitational pull of America's racial slavery. Above all, the book examines the complexities of human identity."--David Brion Davis. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15073 Zimmelman, Lue HONOLULU RED
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1990). 031203735X First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket. 
The author's first novel. A Rachel Starr detective novel set in Hawaii. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15074 Zimmer, Michael DUST AND GLORY
New York: Walker and Company, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

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15075 Zimmer, Norma NORMA
Wheaton, Illinois: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., (1976). 084234716X First edition. Foreword by Lawrence Welk. Hardcover. A very good copy, with some soiling to page edges, tiny tear to an upper corner tip, mild age-toning to the pages; in an age-toned and edgeworn photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Autobiography of the Lawrence Welk singing star; the front free endsheet of this copy inscribed and SIGNED by Zimmer to Ernie Erhardt, a cellist in Welk's television orchestra. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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15076 Zimmerman, Bruce THICKER THAN WATER
New York: HarperCollins Publishers, (1991). 0060163879 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Quinn Parker novel of suspense. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15077 Zimmerman, Bruce BLOOD UNDER THE BRIDGE
New York: Harper and Row, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The author's first novel. A Quinn Parker novel of suspense. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15078 Zimmerman, Bruce FULL-BODIED RED
New York: Harper Collins, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Quinn Parker novel of suspense. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15079 Zimmerman, R.D. CLOSET
(New York): A Dell Book, (1995). 0440218691 First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Mild scratch to the bottom page edges, minor curl to lower rear shelf extremities, else a near fine, fresh copy in wraps. 
A Lamda Literary Award-winning mystery series debut featuring gay Minneapolis T.V. reporter Todd Mills. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15080 Zimmerman, R.D. TRIBE
(New York): A Dell Book, (1996). 0440218705 First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Insignificant bumps to spine ends, else a fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps. 
A Todd Mills mystery in Zimmerman's much admired series featuring a gay protagonist. "Soon to be a household name."--Sue Grafton. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15081 Zimmerman, R.D. HOSTAGE
(New York): Delacorte, (1997). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Todd Mills mystery. Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15082 Zimmerman, R.D. INNUENDO
(New York): Delacorte Press, (1999). 0385323778 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
INNUENDO brings back Minneapolis's award-winning (and openly gay) investigative TV broadcaster Todd Mills. Zimmerman is an Edgar, Anthony, and Lambda Literary Award nominee. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15083 Zindel, Paul REEF OF DEATH
(New York, NY): HarperCollins Publishers, (1998). 0060247282 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"P.C. McPhee, in Australia to help his uncle solve an underwater mystery involving buried treasure, finds himself trapped in a deadly game of cat and mouse with an evil geologist determined to find the treasure at any cost."--Fantastic Fiction. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15084 Zindel, Paul WHEN A DARKNESS FALLS
New York: Bantam Books, (1984). 0553050303 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine; in a nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket with a hint of edge wear. 
A Pulitzer Prize-winning writer turns to the suspense novel and takes it a spinetingling step closer to total terror! "Terrifying...Likely to provoke frightening nightmares in anyone!"--People. Affectionately inscribed and SIGNED by the author! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15085 Zippin, Leo USES OF INFINITY
(New York): Random House/The L. W. Singer Company, (1962). 394015630 Ninth printing: Trade paperback issue. Trade Paperback. A very good plus copy in wraps. 
The New Mathematical Library, 7. 151 pages, problems and solutions, bibliography. Figures and equations. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15086 Zirin, Harold THE SOLAR ATMOSPHERE
Waltham, Massachusetts: Blaidsdell Publishing Company, (1966). First edition. Hardcover. Six ink underlines to page 335, otherwise near fine in bright yellow cloth with titles and devices stamped in red; in a near fine very lightly soiled dust jacket with tiny nicks to the upper spine edge. 502 pages; symbols; references; index. 
Written for the trained scientist and the lay-reader, this work on solar physics examines the sun's surface network with its significance in the structure of the solar atmosphere and uses observational equipment for further study. Photo-illustrated. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15087 Zochert, Donald MAN OF GLASS
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1981). First edition. Hardcover. Bumped upper corners, else a very good plus copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
A Nick Caine adventure. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15088 Zola, Emile THE BEAST IN MAN
London: Elek Books/Granada Publishing, (1969). 0236308300 Reprint. Hardcover. Mild bumping to corner tips, else fine, in textured black boards with gilt spine titles; in a nearly fine dust jacket. 
Zola's celebrated BETE HUMAINE translated from the French and with an introduction by Alec Brown. A volume in Elek's uniform edition of Zola which made the major part of the Rougon-Macquart cycle available in English for the first time as a series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15089 Zola, Emile ZEST FOR LIFE
London: Elek Books/Granada Publishing, (1968). 0236310135 Reprint. A volume in the uniform edition of the works of Emile Zola. Hardcover. Fine, in black boards with gilt spine titles; in a nearly fine, very lightly rubbed dark blue printed dust jacket. 
Less well-known book in the Rougon-Macquart series is a portrait of the orphan Pauline, "one of the most complete women of nineteenth century fiction."--Angus Wilson. Translated from the French by Jean Stewart; preface by Wilson. Scarce. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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15090 Zola, Emile THE ABBE MOURET'S SIN
London: Elek Books/Granada Publishing, (1970). B0006AV8CI Reprint. Hardcover. Fine, in black boards with gilt spine titles; in rubbed, lightly worn, very good dust jacket. 
How does a Roman Catholic Priest, sworn to celibacy, reconcile his vow with human nature? Translated from the French with an introductory note by Alec Brown. A volume in Elek's uniform edition of Zola. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15091 Zorro DOCTOR DEATH: The Shriveling Murders
(San Diego, California): A Corinth Suspense Novel, (1966). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. CR 125: Doctor Death Book No. 3. Cover price, $.60. Mass market paperback. Fine, an as-new, unread copy in wraps. Splashy Bonfils cover art with a blue-hued Dr. Death hovering over a young couple pulling a boat through a swamp. This copy SIGNED by artist Bonfils and also by editor Earl Kemp, the model for Dr. Death! 
Created by Edward P. Norris and Harold Ward, Dr. Death, "one of the odder and yet more fondly-remembered pulp characters, was introduced in All-Detective Magazine #1, in February 1935, with his last appearance being in Doctor Death #3."--geocities. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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15092 Zthiel, Charles C., Jr., editor EARTHQUAKE SPECTRA: The Professional Journal of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, Volume 4, Number 2, May 1988
El Cerrito, California: Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, 1988. 87552930 First edition, first printing: Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Near fine in wraps. Perfect-bound. Octavo. 
The second of two issues dedicated to the observations from the Whittier Narrows Earthquake of October 1, 1987. Includes details of the post-earthquake investigations with conclusions. 192 pages; maps; tables, figures; photos; charts; and references. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15093 Zthiel, Charles C., Jr., editor EARTHQUAKE SPECTRA: The Professional Journal of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, Volume 4, Number 1, February 1988
El Cerrito, California: Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, 1988. 87552930 First edition, first printing: Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Mild corner creases to rear cover, near fine in wraps. Perfect-bound. Octavo. 
The first of two issues dedicated to the observations from the Whittier Narrows Earthquake of October 1, 1987. Includes details of the post-earthquake investigations with conclusions. 217 pages; maps; tables, figures; charts; photos; and references. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15094 Zubro, Mark Richard SEX AND MURDER.COM
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312266839 First edition: Uncorrected Proof, with materials laid in. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
A powerful CEO of a Chicago computer company is murdered and gay detective Paul Turner has to figure out which of the many suspects did it. Zubro is the author of the Tom and Scott mysteries and has written five previous novels in the Turner series. 
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15095 Zubro, Mark Richard AN ECHO OF DEATH
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1994). 0312112688 First edition. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Crown of the spine lightly bumped, else near fine; in a shelfworn illustrated dust jacket with two small white abrasions to the front panel. Jacket art by Adam Niklewicz. 
The fifth mystery in the "Tom and Scott" series featuring Tom Mason, a high school teacher, and his lover, professional baseball player Scott Carpenter. This one features the death of a former teammate and friend of Scott's. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15096 Zugsmith, Albert and Hill, Robert THE PRIVATE LIVES OF ADAM AND EVE
New York: Bantam Books, (1960). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Bantam #A2055; cover price, $.35. Mass market paperback. Wear at spine ends, tiny corner crease to lower front, else about near fine; in wraps with nifty cartoonish cover art showing a superhero Satan (in red tights, derby and cape), and a nude Adam and Eve strategically posed behind shrubbery and tree trunks. 
Novelization of the UIP picture which starred Mamie Van Doren, Mickey Rooney, Mel Torme, Tuesday Weld, and Marty Milner. This copy SIGNED by author Zugsmith, who was also the producer and co-director (with Rooney) of the film! Scarce thus. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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15097 Zukowski, Sharon THE HOUR OF THE KNIFE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1991). 0312063725 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Cameron Wasson. 
Debut novel from the New Jersey author. "There's a new private eye in town, and her name is Blaine Stewart. She's tough and tenacious--and her creator is very talented."--Nancy Pickard. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15098 Zundel, Georg HYDRATION AND INTERMOLECULAR INTERACTION: Infrared Investigations with Polyelectrolyte Membranes
New York and London: Academic Press, 1969. First edition. Hardcover. Former owner's address label affixed to the front endpaper, overall a fine, fresh copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. 
Octavo. 110 pages, appendix, indexess, charts, formulas, tables, text illustrations. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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15099 Zuroy, Michael SECOND DEATH
New York: Walker and Company, (1992). 0802711812 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Edgar Award-nominated short story writer's first novel is an off-beat medical thriller. "Shocking and spooky....Straight out of the great science fiction films of the Fifties."--The Kirkus Reviews. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15100 Zusak, Markus THE BOOK THIEF
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (2006). 0375831002 First edition, eighth printing. Hardcover. Mild short scratch to the front endpaper, else near fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
"Death is the narrator of this lengthy, powerful story of a town in Nazi Germany. He is a kindly, caring Death, overwhelmed by the souls he has to collect."--Hazel Rochman. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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