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1801 Audley, Anselm HERESY: Book One of The Aquasilva Trilogy
New York: Pocket Books, (2001). 0743427386 First hardcover edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Two tiny pinpricks of stain to the top edges, else fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Penned while still a teenager, this debut novel by the British author is a coming-of-age fantasy saga where "holy warriors" battle to gain oppression and domination in a fantastic community on water. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1802 Audouze, Jean; Pelletan, Marie-Christine; and Szalay, Alex, editors LARGE SCALE STRUCTURES OF THE UNIVERSE: Proceedings of the 130th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union, Dedicated to the Memory of Marc A. Aaronson (1950-1987), Held in Balatonfured, Hungary, June 15-20, 1987
Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, (1988). First edition. A near fine copy in glossy wraps. 
Thick tall octavo. International Astronomical Union Symposium No. 130. A contribution to the knowledge of the spatial distribution and the evolution with time of large scale structures such as clusters of galaxies. 619 pages; author index. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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1803 Auel, Jean M. THE SHELTERS OF STONE
New York: Crown Publishers, (2002). 0609610597 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, with map-decorated endsheets; in a fine illustrated dust jacket with wraparound painting by Hiroko. 
The long-awaited fifth installment in Auel's bestselling EARTH'S CHILDREN series, follows THE CLAN OF THE CAVE BEAR, THE VALLEY OF THE HORSES, THE MAMMOTH HUNTERS, and THE PLAINS OF PASSAGE. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1804 Auel, Jean M. THE CLAN OF THE CAVE BEAR
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1980). Book club edition, issued by the SFBC with the code #02301 to the rear panel of the dust jacket. Hardcover. Fine copy, with map endpapers, in a lushly illustrated dust jacket. 
The saga of Ayla, the girl who is adopted and raised by the people who call themselves the Clan of the Cave Bear, even though she is clearly a member of the "new breed" of humans that is destined to change the earth. Jacket painting by Hiroko. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1805 Auel, Jean M. THE PLAINS OF PASSAGE
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1990). 0517580497 First edition. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in a colorfully illustrated near fine dust jacket. 
Another installment in the popular Earth's Children series of novels, this work takes Ayla and Jondalar on horseback across Ice Age Europe where they encounter savage enemies and brave friends. Jacket painting by Hiroko. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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1806 Ausloos, Pierre J., Symposium Chairman ION-MOLECUE REACTIONS IN THE GAS PHASE: A Symposium Sponsored by the Division of Physical Chemistry...Sept. 12-13, 1966
Washington D.C.: American Chemical Society, 1966. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in light blue cloth without dust jacket. 
Advances in Chemistry Series 58. 336 pages including an index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1807 Austin, H. Russell THE WISCONSIN STORY: The Building of a Vanguard State
[Milwaukee, Wisconsin]: The Milwaukee Journal, (1948). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in dust jacket. 
A detailed history of Wisconsin, copiously illustrated. Quarto. 382 pages, bibliography, index. 134 illustrations, reproduced on coated paper. An attractive copy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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1808 Austin, Mary THE LAND OF LITTLE RAIN
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, [no date]. Early reprint. Hardcover. Covers very lighty soiled, internals bright and clean, thus near fine; in decorated boards; no dust jacket. The splendid illustrations are by E. Boyd Smith. The margin decorations are particularly lively and beautifully married to the text. 
Classic portrait of the country that lies "between the high Sierras south from Yosemite...beyond Death Valley, and on illimitably into the Mojave Desert." Rich with Native American lore, local myth and history, and naturalist observation. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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1809 Austin, Mary A WOMAN OF GENIUS
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1917. First edition thus. Hardcover. Vintage name on the front endpaper, light general wear, otherwise about very good without dust jacket. 

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1810 Austin, Mary CACTUS THORN
Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1988. 0874171350 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Apparently written in 1927 and rejected by Houghton Mifflin, this novella remained in manuscript in the Huntington Library's Austin collection until this publication. 
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1811 Austin, Mary THE FLOCK
Sante Fe, New Mexico: William Gannon, 1973. 0883075091 First edition thus: Facsimile reprint. Hardcover. Fine, in rough-woven, dark brown cloth with gilt spine titles; in a mildly spine-faded, otherwise fine, illustrated dust jacket. 266 pages; illustrated by E. Boyd Smith, with b&w frontispiece, intext drawings, chapterheads and decorations. 
Classic of California history tells the story of shepherding beginning with the original flocks of Spanish California. Based on Austin's personal observations (circa 1900), as well as her conversations with the men who made shepherding their way of life. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1812 Austin, Mary; Pape, Eric, illustrator ISIDRO
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1905. First edition. Hardcover. Shelf-wear to lower edges and spine head, a spot of erasure wear to first blank leaf, else very good plus in sage green cloth, with exquisite red-and-blue-and-gilt embossed pictorial covers, lettered in gilt to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 
Color frontispiece and three color plates by Eric Pape. Austin worked to preserve Native American culture and used that knowledge in her third book, and first novel, which tells the story of a heiress disguised as a shepherd boy in Carmel, California. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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1813 Avallone, Michael THE SPITTING IMAGE: A Novel of Suspense
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1953). First edition. Hardcover. Covers lightly soiled, tiny spot of stain to fore-edge, and general shelf wear, else very good plus; in a dust jacket that shows rubbing all around, nicks to upper and lower spine panel, light edge wear, and a small sticker removal scar to front panel. 
When society-girl June Wexler's chauffeur is shot, she assumes the bullet was meant for her and she has a pretty good idea it was her twin sister April's doing. Ed Noon is soon called upon in this humorous and fast-paced mystery. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1814 Aveline, Claud DOUBLE DEATH OF FREDERIC BELOT
Boston: Henry Holt, (1940). First U.S. edition. Slight lean to spine, lightly bumped upper edge, minimal wear to the shelf edges, light foxing to page edges, else very good. 
Translated by A.K. Shields. No dust jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1815 Averill, Esther JENNY'S BIRTHDAY BOOK
New York, Evanston, and London: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1954. 0060202513 Reprint. A Harper Crest Book. Oblong quarto. Hardcover. An as-new, fine copy in vibrantly illustrated pictorial boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket with a whisper of wear to the edges; with Harper Crest spine label. Superb copy of a book nearly impossible to locate in any edition, in any condition! 
Averill's series of books about the shy little black cat Jenny Linsky are some of the most beloved and elusive of all modern children's books. This picture-book entry highlights the author/illustrator's sublime, bewitching faux naif artwork. A wonder! 
Price: 250.00 USD
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1816 Avery, Fiona THE CROWN ROSE
Amherst, NY: PYR/Prometheus Books, (2005). 1591023122 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A new book! SIGNED by the author. 
"Superb battle sequences and a truly mystical story... An unusual heroine, a series of unforgettable heroes, and many real historical characters, make THE CROWN ROSE an exciting and challenging read."--Peter Woodward. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1817 Avineri, Shlomo THE SOCIAL AND POLITICAL THOUGHT OF KARL MARX
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1980). 0521096197 Reprint: Trade paperback issue. Trade Paperback. A hint of sunning to the spine, else near fine in glossy wraps. 269 pages; epilogue; bibliography; and index. 
It is Avineri's belief that Marx's political theory should not be judged by Lenin's or Stalin's policies. The objective of this study is to divorce Marx from political objectives in order to shed a balanced light on Marx's thought as political theory. 
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1818 Avrich, Paul, editor THE ANARCHISTS IN THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION
Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, (1973). 080149141X First edition. Near fine in wraps. 
General editor Heinz Lubasz. Includes letters, diaries and other documents of participants involved in the revolution. Photographs; illustrations. 179 pages; chronology, sources of illustrations, index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1819 Axtell, Margaret Shellabarger WILL ROGERS RODE THE RANGE
Phoenix, Arizona: The Beatitudes, 1972. First edition. Hardcover. Lower spine end lightly bumped otherwise near fine without dust jacket. 
Quarto. Illustrated. With bibliography and footnotes. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1820 Axthelm, Pete THE CITY GAME: Basketball in New York from the World Champion Knicks to the World of the Playgrounds
New York: Pocket Books, (1971). 0671773593 First paperback edition, first printing. Age-toning to covers and textblock, very mild creases to rear cover, thus near fine, in color photo-pictorial covers. 
"On finishing this book, you'll want to practice your jump shot."-- NY Times. "A superb piece of writing."--New York Magazine. "I have never read a better book about New York."--NY Review of Books. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1821 Ayars, James THE ILLINOIS RIVER
New York: Holt, Rinehart And Winston, (1968). B0006BU45E First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a sturdy orange binding; in a fine, wraparound illustrated dust jacket. Illustrated with pencil drawings by Lili Rethi. 
A Rivers Of America Book for Young People tracing the history of the Illinois River, from its early exploration by Joliet and Marquette, through the long years of Indian warfare and the early days of Abraham Lincoln, to the (then) present-day. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1822 Aycliffe, Jonathan THE TALISMAN
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 1999. 1899562850 First edition, limited to 600 copies. Hardcover. Very fine in illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Jason C. Eckhardt. 
Novel-length ghost story by this highly regarded contemporary tale-spinner concerns a Babylonian statue unearthed and transported to London where it begins to exert a far-reaching evil influence. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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1823 Ayme, Marcel THE FABLE AND THE FLESH
London: The Bodley Head, (1949). First edition in English. Originally issued in French as LA VOUIVRE. Hardcover. Pages lightly tanned, as expected, else a bright, nearly fine copy in vivid blue cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; in an age-toned, lightly edgeworn pictorial dust jacket with quite daring and evocative jacket art by Broom-Lynne. 
Effect upon a small village of a visitation by The Lady of the Serpents, a supernatural figure familiar from French folklore, whose practice it is to bathe in rivers, leaving onshore a jewel of incalculable value, tempting the unwise to steal it! 
Price: 35.00 USD
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1824 Ayres, E.C. HOUR OF THE MANATEE
New York: St. Martin's, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 

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1825 Ayres, Noreen WORLD THE COLOR OF SALT
New York: William Morrow, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with traces of shelfwear at the edges. 
A Smokey Brandon mystery. The author's debut novel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1826 Ayres, Noreen CARCASS TRADE
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1994). 068810875X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The second Smokey Brandon mystery featuring the ex-stripper--currently working forensics at the Orange County, California, Sheriff-Coroner's Department. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1827 Ayres, Noreen A WORLD THE COLOR OF SALT
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1992). 0688108245 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered black cloth shelfback over orange boards; in a nearly fine, faintly age-toned, very mildly worn, illustrated dust jacket. 
"Ayre's singular heroine Smokey Brandon possesses a truly original eye-to-eye reckoning of the denizens who populate the bleak world of forensic science and the blinding world of evil."--Donald A. Stanwood. SIGNED by the author. 
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1828 Baantjer, (Albert Cornelis) DEKOK AND THE SORROWING TOMCAT
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312241917 First edition thus: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Translated from the Dutch by H.G. Smittenaar, this is one of more than fifty mysteries featuring Amsterdam Homicide Detective Dekok. Originally published in 1977 as DE COCK EN DE TREURENDE KATER. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1829 Babbitt, Natalie, story and pictures by GOODY HALL
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1991). 0374327459 Fifth printing of this edition, so stated on copyright page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"A young hero hired as tutor in an isolated house; an empty tomb, a seance, and a statue filled with stolen jewels; a double glimpsed in a night garden; and a bang-up Victorian happy ending. Another delicious blend of style, wit, and adventure."--Kirkus. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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1830 Babson, Marian TO CATCH A CAT
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2000). 0312209185 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Kam Mak. 
In Babson's 36th mystery, an unusual looking cat holds the clues to a murder and an eleven-year-old boy's initiation theft. First published in Great Britain by Constable under the title A TEALEAF IN THE MOUSE. 
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1831 Babson, Marian THE CAT NEXT DOOR
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2002). 0312209258 First U.S. editon: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
Babson mixes murder and mayhem with wit and charm in this mystery about a cat who refuses to come home until the murders are solved. First published in the U.K. as DEADLY DECEIT. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1832 Babson, Marian A FOOL FOR MURDER
New York: Walker and Company, (1983). 0802755712 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages show light, uniform tanning, else fine, in red boards with silver spine titling; in an age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Standalone mystery from the prolific author who received a CWA Special Award in 1985 and who has been praised for her "distinctive atmosphere, sympathetic characters, and stylish verve."--ALA Booklist. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1833 Babson, Marian MURDER AT THE CAT SHOW
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1989). First U.S. edition. A fine copy in wraps. 
Advance uncorrected proofs in wraps. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1834 Babson, Marian ONLY THE CAT KNOWS
New York: A Thomas Dunne Book/St. Martin's Press, (2007). 0312332386 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
Set in a remote castle where a wealthy business tycoon, lives surrounded by a harem of female employees. One of them, Vanessa, takes a fall and lapses into a coma. Her brother thinks it was attempted murder and Vanessa's cat sniffs out whodunnit. 
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1835 Babson, Marion DEATH BESIDE THE SEA
New York: Walker, (1982). 0802754902 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a dust jacket with light shelfwear and a crease on front flap of jacket else near fine. 
Trudi Kane, a young American working at a piano bar at an English resort town becomes involved in a mystery when two people are murdered and a roommate's son is missing. 
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1836 Babson, Marion A TRAIL OF ASHES
New York: Walker and Company, (1984). 0802756077 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket that shows moderate age-toning. 
A Londoner travels to New England after the death of her husband to visit her sister. She is soon engulfed in a mystery, as suspicious forest fires keep springing up, and her sister is not acting like the same person she used to be. 
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1837 Babula, William ST.JOHN AND THE SEVEN VEILS
New York: Birch Lane Press, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Jeremiah St.John mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1838 Bacarr, Jina and Cohen, Ellis AVENUE OF THE STARS
New York: Dutton, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Japanese takeover a major Hollywood studio. 
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1839 Bacchus, Wilfred A. MISSION IN MUFTI: Brazil's Military Regimes, 1964-1985
New York: Greenwood Press, (1990). 0313255350 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Near fine in blue cloth, titles embossed in silver; with dust jacket, as issued. Octavo. 163 pages; bibliography, and an index. 
"A detailed study of the five successive military governments in Brazil from 1964 through 1985, analyzing what Brazil's officers sought to achieve in taking power and assessing what they accomplished and at what costs."--Foreign Affairs. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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1840 Bach, Richard STRANGER TO THE GROUND
New York, Evanston, and London: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1963). First edition, first printing. Introduction by Gill Robb Wilson. Hardcover. A lightly worn near fine copy showing some flecking to the spine; in a very good plus, price-clipped, lightly worn dust jacket with a few short edge tears to front and rear panels. Doublespread map endpapers. 
First book from the author of JONATHAN LIVINGSTON SEAGULL tells the story of a trip from England to Southern France in an F-84F Thunderstreak. "Compellingly beautiful and masterfully told."--NY Times. SIGNED by the author to the half-title. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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1841 Bacheller, Irving EBEN HOLDEN: A TALE OF THE NORTH COUNTRY
Boston: Lothrop, (1900). Reprint. 2 names and Dec. 1900 on front end-paper, else very good plus. 
Top page edges gilt, decorative gilt on spine and front cover. An attractive edition published in the same year as the 1st ed. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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1842 Bacheller, Irving KEEPING UP WITH LIZZIE
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1911. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a very good price-clipped, slightly chipped & worn dust jacket. 
Attractive binding with gold spine lettering and color embossed illustration on front cover including a red automobile. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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1843 Bacheller, Irving IN THE DAYS OF POOR RICHARD
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1922). Reprint. Hardcover. Light bump to spine else a very good copy without dust jacket. 
Red binding with gold lettering. 
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1844 Bacheller, Irving DAWN: A LOST ROMANCE OF THE TIME OF CHRIST
New York: Macmillan, 1927. First edition. Name & 1927 date on title page, spine slightly faded, else very good. 

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1845 Bacheller, Irving THE HOUSE OF THE THREE GANDERS
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1928). Reprint. Hardcover. Spine very slightly faded, else a very good plus copy (no dust jacket). 
Gold embossed lettering. 
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1846 Bacheller, Irving HOUSE OF THE THREE GANDERS
Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill, (1928). Reprint. Hardcover. Light fading to spine, very light shelfwear to edges, else very good plus. No dust jacket. 

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1847 Bachman, Lawrence THE LORELEI
London: Collins, 1957. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint offsetting to both sets of endsheets, else very close to fine, in pale blue composition boards with gilt spine lettering; in a lightly age-toned, mildly worn, nearly fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the front endsheet. Novel set on the Rhine among the men and women who for generations have navigated the river barges through Holland, Germany, France, and Switzerland. Filmed in 1959 from a screenplay by Bachman. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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1848 Bachrach, Arthur J. and Glen H. Egstrom STRESS AND PERFORMANCE IN DIVING
San Pedro, California: Best Publishing Co., (1987). 0941332063 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a lightly shelfworn, near fine illustrated dust jacket. Octavo. 183 pages; references and index. Photographs, diagrams, and tables. 
Covers panic in scuba diving--detailing techniques on how divers can recognize key elements of anxiety before they lead to panic. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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1849 Bacon, Josephine Daskam SQUARE PEGGY
New York/London: D. Appleton and Company, 1919. B0006AI6RI First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Owner's name and date to pastedown, mild spine slant, light edgewear, mild fading to spine, dots of pale soiling to fore-edge; thus very good plus; in a green cloth with gilt lettering and rules; no dust jacket. 
Collection of short stories, most of which appeared in the Saturday Evening Post during 1917, 1918 and 1919. One tale, "The Ghost of Rosy Taylor" was filmed in 1918 with Mary Miles Minter. Four b&w illustrations on inserted coated stock plates. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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1850 Baden, Michael and Kenney, Linda REMAINS SILENT
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. 1400044197 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in, including color photo of the authors. Hardcover. Mild production crimp to spine crown, else fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. 
"Bullets, bones, and baffling bodies. From corpus delecti to habeas corpus, Baden and Kennedy are the real thing."--Kathy Reichs. Debut novel from noted forensic pathologist Baden, and his partner and wife, attorney and legal commentator Kenney. 
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1851 Bagby, George BLOOD WILL TELL
New York: Doubleday & Company, (no date). Reprint. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a price-clipped dust jacket with light fading to spine, chipping to edges, else very good. 

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1852 Bagby, George THE MOST WANTED
Garden City: Doubleday, 1983. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 

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1853 Bagdikian, Ben H. THE INFORMATION MACHINES : Thie Impact on Men and the Media
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1971). First edition. Hardcover. A fine bright copy in dust jacket with a short tear else near fine. 
Discusses the dangers and problems of the technological explosion in communications. 
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1854 Bagge, Peter BUDDY THE DREAMER: Vol. II of the Complete Buddy Bradley Stories from HATE
(Seattle, WA): Fantagraphics Books, (1994). 156097155X First edition: signed, limited edition: #13 of 600 numbered copies, SIGNED by the author/artist to a bookplate affixed to half-title. Hardcover. Fine, in full black cloth with silver lettering and devices; in a very nearly fine, faintly age-toned illustrated dust jacket that shows mild edgewear and a short closed tear to front flap. Tall octavo. Graphic novel, illustrated throughout in b&w. 
"The serio-comic exploits of Buddy Bradley and his gang of paranoids, manic-depressives, potheads, and fashion slaves trying to negotiate the ragged terrain of early adulthood have struck a deep chord with their real life counterparts."--Boston Globe. 
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1855 Bagley, Desmond ENEMY
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1978. Reprint. Hardcover. Former owner's bookplate on flyleaf, otherwise near fine in a dust jacket with shelfwear to edges, else very good. 

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1856 Bagley, Desmond WINDFALL
New York: Summit, (1982). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Remainder stamp to the lower page edges, else a fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with some short tears and shelfwear. 

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1857 Bagnold, Enid ENID BAGNOLD'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Boston/Toronto: Little, Brown and Company/Atlantic Monthly Press (1969). First U.S. edition. Illustrated. 382 pages, including index. Hardcover. Very good only: staining to top edge, tape ghosts to front and rear boards, soiling to page edges, previous owner's address label to front free endsheet, glue residue to rear endsheet; in a near fine, photo-pictorial dust jacket with some mild edgewear. 
"At the end of almost three hundred pages one has the feeling not so much of having lived with a life as of having been stunned by a dramatic performance."--Sunday Times. Memoirs by the remarkable author of NATIONAL VELVET and THE CHALK GARDEN. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1858 Bagshawe, Tilly ADORED
Boston and New York: Warner Books, (2005). 0446576883 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Bagshawe delivers an unabashedly glitzy first novel...This guiltiest of pleasures is a racy scandalous, tryst-filled romp that chronicles a highly dysfunctional Hollywood family. A modern-day...page-turning sexfest...unapologetically glamorous."--E.W. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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1859 Bahal, Aniruddha BUNKER 13
New York: Farrar Strauss Giroux, (2003). 0374117306 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
This novel provides an insider's take on wartime corruption as MM, a self-destructive ex-army cadet, discovers weapons and drugs are being smuggled into India's jungle frontier by a band of rogue officers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1860 Bahnson, Agnew H., Jr. THE STARS ARE TOO HIGH
London: The Science Fiction Book Club, 1962. First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Faint foxing to the page edges, else near fine in a lightly rubbed and very mildly soiled illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design by John Griffiths. 
Bahnson, an inventor, a manufacturer of machinery, and part of a gravity research team, exposes the danger of scientific advances moving ahead of the need for peace in this novel about a group of hoax aliens with a real anti-gravity machine. 
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1861 Bahr, Arthur W. CERTIFIABLY INSANE
(New York): Simon & Schuster, (1999). First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in slightly nicked yellow wraps. 
The Edgar Award nominated late author's first mystery in an advance state. 
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1862 Bahrenburg, Bruce THE CREATION OF DINO DE LAURENTIIS' KING KONG
New York: Pocket Books, (1976). 067180796X First edition: Paperback Original. Pocket Books #80796; cover price $1.75. Mass market paperback. A fine, unread copy in color-illustrated wraps. With over 50 photo-illustrations. 
Backstage story of the mind-numbingly off-target remake, highlighted by Kong dipping castaway Dwan (Jessica Lange in her film debut) in a waterfall and blowing her dry!--and makeup whiz Rick Baker lumbering around in a monkey-suit. Camp-rageous. 
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1863 Bahrenburg, Bruce THE CREATION OF DINO DE LAURENTIIS' KING KONG
(London): A Star Book/W.H. Allen & Co. Ltd., (1976). 035230006X First U.K. edition: a paperback original. Hardcover. Fine, unread, in stiff, illustrated wraps. 
Authorized account of the making of the Dino's KONG ("My Kong is bigger"), from a screenplay by Lorenzo Semple, Jr. and directed by John Guillermin. With over 50 photos from the film. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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1864 Bailey, Arthur Scott THE TALE OF BILLY WOODCHUCK
New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, (1916). Reprint. Hardcover. Fine, in green textured binding with peach lettering and vignettes; in a very good dust jacket with significant chip to rear panel, light rubbing and edgewear, a few tiny edge-tears and a pair of very small chips to front panel. 
In Bailey's popular series of animal stories published under the rubric, Sleepy-Time Tales. Illustrated by Harry L. Smith in full-color jacket painting, two-color coated stock plates and doublespread endsheet art. Uncommon in dust jacket. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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1865 Bailey, Carolyn Sherman; illustrated by Kate Seredy FINEGAN II: His Nine Lives
New York: The Viking Press, 1953. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine, fresh copy in vivid red cloth with dark red circle of cats decoration to front cover and dark red lettering to spine, red, black and grey illustrated endsheets; in an age-toned, price-clipped dust jacket that shows just a whisper of edgewear. 
Two Newbery Medal winners have teamed up for this chronicle of Finnie's nive lives, told from the cat's point of view, of course. Nine is not enough for Finnie, however, as he eagerly looks forward to more adventures. Illustrations in black-and-white. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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1866 Bailey, Jack H. THE ICARUS COMPLEX
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1972). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

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1867 Bailey, Jo RECYCLED
New York: St. Martin's, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A "General Jack" Hospital mystery. 
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1868 Bailey, L. Scott, editor AUTOMOBILE QUARTERLY, Fall 1968, Volume 2 Number 8
New York: Automobile Quarterly, Inc., 1963. Hardcover. Slight lean to the spine, else a near fine copy without dust jacket. 
Oblong quarto with color illustration on the front cover. Contains an article and color photographs of the Lincoln and an article on Ralph De Palma by William F. Nolan. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1869 Bailey, Martin J. NATIONAL INCOME AND THE PRICE LEVEL: A Study in Macrotheory
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1962. First edition. Hardcover. A hint of rubbing at the shelf edges, else near fine in blue cloth; in a near fine dust jacket with a few very short tears to the shelf edges. 
A concise presentation of the theory of national income determination, within a framework of equilibrium analysis, and the directly related problems of theory and policy. 304 pages; tables; graphs; equations; appendix and index. 
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1870 Bailey, Temple THE TRUMPETER SWAN
Philadelphia: Penn Publishing Co., 1921. Reprint. Top page edges spotted, spine slightly soiled, else very good. 
This book is bound in a Grosset & Dunlap binding. 
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1871 Bailey, Temple THE TRANQUIL BEASTS: A Christmas Story
Philadelphia: Penn Publishing Company, (1925). First edition. Hardcover. Tanning to end-papers as usual else near fine in dust jacket. 

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1872 Bailey, Temple BURNING BEAUTY
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1929). Reprint. Hardcover. Page edges soiled, light wear to covers, otherwise very good without dust jacket. 
Set in Maryland and New York City. 
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1873 Bain, F.W. , rescued from oblivion by AN ECHO OF THE SPHERES
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., (1919). First edition, first printing. Parchment shelfback with spine label over blue boards; printed dust jacket. Frontisportrait of Bain and mother. Hardcover. Very good: pages tanned, upper spine darkened, tiny tears to spine crown, title-page and endsheets offset, stained corner tip, inscription to endsheet; good jacket: worn, soiled, spine fold split, patches of stain, 1'' chip to upper spine--still present. 
Collection of short poems which Bain represents as "more than that: it is an autobiography...the author was my own mother." Discovered in manuscript by the British writer of exotic fantasies based on Hindu mythology. Fold-out facsimile manuscript page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1874 Bainbridge, Beryl SWEET WILLIAM
New York: George Braziller, (1976). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket 
A novel about a man who takes his place among the carefree "beautiful persons" of the world who wander in and out of other people's lives without regard for their feelings, security or welfare. 
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1875 Bainbridge, Beryl SWEET WILLIAM
New York: George Braziller, (1976). 0807608165 Second printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Filmed in 1980 with Sam Waterston. 
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1876 Bainbridge, Beryl YOUNG ADOLF
New York: George Braziller, (1979). 0807609102 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine with light shelf wear in a mildly age-toned dust jacket that shows one light crease to front flap. 
A novel inspired by an obscure episode in the life of Adolph Hitler, when the young man avoided conscription in the Austrian army by fleeing to Liverpool to stay with his cousin Alois in 1912. He displeases some Englishmen, and befriends others. 
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1877 Bainbridge, Beryl WINTER GARDEN
New York: George Braziller, (1981). 0807610119 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Dame Beryl Bainbridge excels at stories of working-class families and, more recently, compact historical novels. As one of Britain's most popular and best-loved novelists, she has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize five times. 
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1878 Bainbridge, Beryl WATSON'S APOLOGY
New York: McGraw Hill Book Company, (1985). 0070032548 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Bainbridge directs her inimitable style, sharp wit and dark insightfulness at the subject of male-female relations in this novel based on a Victorian murder case. "Extraordinary...compulsive fiction...a remarkable book."--Anita Brookner. 
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1879 Baines, Keith GOLDENSHEEP: A Sequence of Poems to Judith
(London): Longman's (1964). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a price-clipped dust jacket that is lightly rubbed and age-toned with a somewhat soiled rear panel. 
GOLDENSHEEP is Keith Baines first volume of poetry. "I know no living poet with so burning a sense of poetic perfectionism as Keith Baines."--Robert Graves. 
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1880 Baird, Thomas LOSING PEOPLE
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1974). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in very good plus dust jacket with scar on rear panel from sticker. 

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1881 Baird, Wilhelmina CHAOS COME AGAIN
New York: Ace Books, (1996). First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Trade Paperback. Fine in glossy illustrated wraps. 
Trade paperback. The author of Psykosis takes us to a place where symbiotes have delivered humankind to the next phase of telepathic evolution, where reality is flexible, and chaos is the norm. 
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1882 Baker, B. R. DESIGN OF THE ACTIVE-SITE-DIRECTED IRREVERSIBLE ENZYME INHIBITORS: The Organic Chemistry of the Enzymic Active-Site
New York: John Wiley and Sons, (1967). First edition. Hardcover. Former owner's address label on the front endpaper, otherwise a fine copy in dust jacket. 
325 pages, notation, indexes. Figures, tables and equations. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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1883 Baker, Carlos THE LAND OF RUMBELOW
New York: Scribner's, (1963). First edition. Hardcover. Address stamped on front pastedown, else very good plus in dust jacket with shelf-wear at spine ends & 2 small snag tears. 

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1884 Baker, Carlos THE TALISMANS AND OTHER STORIES
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1976). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A collection of stories about people confronting the ironies and contradictions in their lives. Sad, often muted in tone, taking us to a wide variety of places and characters. 
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1885 Baker, Dorothy CASSANDRA AT THE WEDDING
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962. First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus in shelfworn and price-clipped dust jacket with edge tears. 
California-set novel from the author of YOUNG MAN WITH A HORN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1886 Baker, Ethel TOWER HOUSE
Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, Ltd., 1944. First edition. Hardcover. Lightly rubbed at the shelf edges, else very good in brown cloth with a chestnut-brown cactus accompanied by titles to the front cover and to the spine; in a very good chipped, edge-torn, and shelfworn dust jacket with a minor stain to the fore edge. 
Illustrated with a color frontispiece, 18 marvelous black-and-white full page wood-cuts, and scenic landscape endpapers by Manville Chapman, whose watercolor painting with soft desert hues is used to illustrate the dust jacket. Arizona setting. Scarce. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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1887 Baker, Frank EMBERS
London: Andrew Dakers Limited, (1947). First U.K. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in green cloth with spine titles and decoration gilt; in a very good plus, lightly worn and dust-soiled dust jacket with a snagged hole to the lower rear panel at the flap fold. 
Fantastic story of the twilight of an old eccentric, Thomas Trevelyan Embers, who lives alone in an abandoned cricket pavilion. A haunting Winter Tale by the author of the classic supernatural novel, MISS HARGREAVES. Somewhat scarce in the UK edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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1888 Baker, Ivon THE BLOOD ON MY SLEEVE
New York: St. Martin's, (1979). 0312084498 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in photo-pictorial dust jacket of a really creepy skull. 
"An eighteenth century vase...a Latin inscription...an obsolete Turkish title - the clues suggest academic reasearch but blood on Meynell's sleeve tells a different tale." 
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1889 Baker, Kage IN BAD COMPANY: MENDOZA IN HOLLYWOOD and THE GRAVEYARD GAME
(New York): SFBC Fantasy, (2001). 0739416634 First edition thus. Hardcover. Near fine in black boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket illustrated by John Berkey. 
Contains the complete first two novels featuring Mendoza and the Dr. Zeus Company. The Company's two major products--immortality treatments and time travel incur unexpected results. 
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1890 Baker, Nicholson VOX
New York: Random House, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The bestselling novel about a couple conducting a love affair purely by phone sex, reinventing the rules of flirtation and intercourse as they proceed. 
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1891 Baker, Nicholson THE FERMATA
New York: Random House, (1994). 0679415866 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket and clear mylar wraparound title-band. 
"Baker's ingenious fifth novel, about a 35-year-old temp worker who stops time to act out elaborate sexual fantasies."--Publishers Weekly. 
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1892 Baker, Nicholson THE FERMATA
New York: Random House, (1994). 0679415866 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with the wraparound band. 
"The talented Baker returns with sex for sophisticates, making VOX (1992) seem like a warmup exercise."--Kirkus Reviews. 
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1893 Baker, Nicholson. U AND I
New York: Random House, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Baker's meditation on John Updike's works and the influence they have exercised upon him, triggered by the death of Barthelme and his desire to write an obituary as quotable as Updike's. 
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1894 Baker, Richard M., Jr. THE REVOLT OF ZENGO TAKAKUWA
New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, (1962). First edition. Hardcover. Stain on lower page edges, else very good in chipped dust jacket. 
A novel written by an American from the Japanese point of view set during the war in the Pacific. 
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1895 Baker, Richard M., Jr. THE REVOLT OF ZENGO TAKAKUWA
New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, (1962). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
One of the few novels written by an American from the Japanese point of view set during the war in the Pacific. 
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1896 Baker, Rick and Russell, Toby, compiled by; edited by Lisa Baker THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO DEADLY CHINA DOLLS
(Hinckley, Leicestershire): Eastern Heroes Publications, (1996). 1899252029 First edition, first printing: quarto-sized paperback original. Mass market paperback. Mild production pressure crease to front cover, else fine, in slick, stiff, color photo-pictorial wraps, with flaps. With a special introduction by Jonathan Ross. 258 pages. 
Jammed with color and b&w photos of Chinese actresses, from traditional heroines like Angela Mao, Judy Lee, Plolly Shang Khan, Yeung Pan Pan to femme fatale action babes like Moon Lee, Yukari Oshima, Maggie Cheung, Michelle Yeoh, more. Scarce! 
Price: 100.00 USD
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1897 Baker, Sam FASHION VICTIM
New York: Ballantine Books, (2005). 0345475879 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A debut novel by the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan U.K. "Very funny, great escapism, and offering a genuinely fascinating insight into the world of fashion, but with murders thrown in to make it really exciting."--Emily Barr. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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1898 Baker, Sam DEADLY BEAUTIFUL
New York: Ballantine Books, (2008). 0345475909 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Baker, the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan (U.K.), once again explores the fashion world's dark side in her absorbing second crime novel. Along the way, Baker illuminates the plight of old teen models working in a fickle, youth-obsessed industry."--PW. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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1899 Baker, Susan MY FIRST MURDER
New York: St. Martin's, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Faint tanning to pages, else a near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with traces of shelfwear at the edges. 
The author's first novel. 
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1900 Baker, Will SHADOW HUNTER
New York: Pocket Books, (1993). First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. A few creases to the rear endsheets, otherwise a near fine copy in an illustrated dust jacket. 
In a world where humanity has lost itself to machines, nature--animals, insects, and plants--is ready to take over. In 2131, the ruling government launches a military campaign against nature, not realizing what they're up against. Cover art by Kam Mak. 
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