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1901 Baker, Will SHADOW HUNTER
New York: Pocket Books, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Review copy with publisher's promo sheets laid in. A futuristic novel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1902 Bakis, Kirsten LIVES OF THE MONSTER DOGS
New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, (1997). Publisher's reprint. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A group of elegant monster dogs become instant celebrities when they arrive in New York in 2008, and provide an incisive look at the way humans and animals resemble each other. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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1903 Bakis, Kirsten LIVES OF THE MONSTER DOGS
New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, (1997). First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Hardcover. A fine copy in glossy illustrated wraps in the published dust jacket. 
The author's literate and award-winning first novel in an advance state. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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1904 Bakker, Robert T. RAPTOR RED
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books, (1995). 0553101242 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in black boards; in a faintly age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
"A masterpiece of dramatic writing that projects us into the brain and body of a female raptor dinosaur 120 millions years ago. After reading it I feel I have stepped into another creature's claws."--James Gurney. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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1905 Balakian, Peter BLACK DOG OF FATE: A Memoir
(New York): BasicBooks, (1997). 046500704X First edition. Hardcover. Spine ends lightly bumped, else near fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket with a tiny closed edge tear and faint creases to the upper spine, and a nick to the lower edge of the rear panel. 289 pages; map of Armenia endpapers, family trees, and sources. 
The autobiography of Balakian, an award-winning poet of an Armenian family raised in New Jersey, who attempts to come to terms with his family's difficult history in their native country. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1906 Balch, W.E., Der, Channing J., Hall, Alan, editors SMALL GTPASES AND THEIR REGULATORS: Part B, Rho Family
San Diego: Academic Press, (1995). 0121821579 First edition. Methods in Enzymology Volume 256. Hardcover. A tiny white spot to the rear cover, and mildly bumped lower corner tips, else near fine in green cloth with gilt lettering to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 401 pages; list of contributors, author index, and a subject index. 
A collection of papers on the study of enzymes; topics include expression, purification, and posttranslational modification, guanine nucleotide exchange and hydrolysis, cell expression and in vitro analysis, and biological activity. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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1907 Balchin, Neal SMALL BACK ROOM
London: Reprint Society, (1945). Reprint. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a dust jacket with chipping to top and bottom edges, shelfwear, light soiling, else very good. 

Price: 10.00 USD
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1908 Balchin, Nigel SUNDRY CREDITORS
London: The Reprint Society, (1954). Reprint. Hardcover. A fine tight copy in dust jacket. 
Yellow binding with leather spine label lettered in gold. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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1909 Baldacchino, Joseph ECONOMICS AND THE MORAL ORDER
Washington, D.C.: National Humanities Institute, (1985). 0932783007 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Very mild rubbing to the spine, else near fine in wraps. 
A succinct study of economic systems and how they work in relation to the foundations of ethics and a general moral order. Introduction by Russell Kirk. 43 pages; and index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1910 Baldacci, David LAST MAN STANDING
(New York): Warner Books, (2001). 0446525804 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Virginia author's seventh book is a psychological thriller featuring Web London, an FBI special agent. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1911 Baldacci, David THE SIMPLE TRUTH
(New York): Warner Books, (1998). 0446523321 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
From the bestselling author of ABSOLUTE POWER, TOTAL CONTROL and THE WINNER. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1912 Baldacci, David THE WINNER
(New York, NY): Warner Books/A Time Warner Company, (1997). 0446522597 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in a fine dust jacket. 
She is 20, beautiful, dirt-poor, and hoping for a better life for her infant daughter when LuAnn Tyler is offered the gift of a lifetime: a $100 million lottery jackpot. All she has to do is change her identity and leave the U.S. forever. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1913 Baldacci, David SIMPLE GENIUS
New York/Boston: Warner Books, (2007). 9780446580342 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"The follow-up to 2004's Hour Game begins with Michelle Maxwell, former Secret Service agent turned P.I., scraping the bottom of the emotional barrel. Sean King, her partner, finds them an interesting case--a murder at a high-tech think tank."--PW. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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1914 Baldacci, David TOTAL CONTROL
(New York): Warner Books, (1997). 0446520950 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
"A first-rate storyteller who grabs readers by the lapel and won't let go until they're finished."--Publisher's Weekly. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1915 Baldacci, David THE CHRISTMAS TRAIN
(New York): Warner Books/An AOL Time Warner Company, (2002). 0446525731 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A journalist takes the train across the U.S. after things at the airport go awry. This begins a suspense-filled screwball adventure set on a locomotive at Christmas time. By the author of TOTAL CONTROL. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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1916 Baldacci, David SPLIT SECOND
(New York): Warner Books/An AOL Time Warner Company, (2003). 0446530891 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Two Secret Service agents' lives intersect when each of them fails to protect their charge. Baldacci has been a best-selling author since his debut novel, ABSOLUTE POWER. 
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1917 Baldacci, David ABSOLUTE POWER
New York: Warner Books, (1996). 0446519960 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Murder and politics make strange bedfellows in this White House thriller, source of the Clint Eastwood film adaptation starring Eastwood as the thief who sees what he shouldn't and Gene Hackman as the Prez whose indiscretions outpace Mr. Clinton's. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1918 Baldwin, Faith LOVE'S A PUZZLE
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1933). First edition. Hardcover. Small bookplate on front endpaper, covers soiled else good/no dust jacket. 

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1919 Baldwin, Faith PRIVATE DUTY
Philadelphia: Blakiston, (1936). Reprint. Hardcover. Very good plus in dust jacket with a 3 inch closed tear. 

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1920 Baldwin, Faith REHEARSAL FOR LOVE
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1940). First edition. Spine somewhat faded, endpapers slightly browning else very good. 

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1921 Baldwin, Faith THE REST OF MY LIFE WITH YOU
New York: P.F. Collier & Son, (1942). Reissue. Hardcover. Fine copy without dust jacket as issued. 
Attractive imitation red leather binding with gold spine lettering. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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1922 Baldwin, Faith THE REST OF MY LIFE WITH YOU
New York: P.F. Collier & Son, (1942). Reissue. Hardcover. Page edges slightly browned else near fine without dust jacket as issued. 
Attractive imitation red leather binding with gold spine lettering. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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1923 Baldwin, Faith BREATH OF LIFE
New York: P.F. Collier & Son, (1942). Reissue. Hardcover. A fine copy (issued without dust jacket). 
Attractive imitation red leather with gold spine lettering. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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1924 Baldwin, Faith BLUE HORIZONS
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1942). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A touch of rubbing to the spine ends, else fine in orange cloth with spine titles and rules in blue; in an illustrated dust jacket with mild edge wear, a few tiny tears, and nicks. The flap has not been price-clipped with the original $2.00 price intact. 
A charming love story set against the background of Miami Beach and the Florida cays, by the successful and popular novelist who wrote over 100 books. Scarce in this lovely condition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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1925 Baldwin, Faith HE MARRIED A DOCTOR
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1944). First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus in lightly chipped & faded dust jacket w/ edge-tears. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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1926 Baldwin, Faith HE MARRIED A DOCTOR
New York: P.F. Collier & Son, (1944). Reissue. Hardcover. Page edges lightly browned else near fine (issued without dust jacket). 

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1927 Baldwin, Faith A JOB FOR JENNY
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1945). First edition. Hardcover. Light foxing to front cover else very good without dust jacket. 

Price: 12.50 USD
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1928 Baldwin, Faith ARIZONA STAR
New York: Collier, (1945). Reprint. Hardcover. A fine copy (issued without dust jacket). 
Nice red binding with gold spine lettering. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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1929 Baldwin, Faith ARIZONA STAR
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1945). Reprint. Hardcover. Name on the front pastedown else very good plus in dust jacket with several very short edge tears and small chips at lower spine. 

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1930 Baldwin, Faith HE MARRIED A DOCTOR
New York: Triangle, (1948). Reprint. Hardcover. Pages slightly browning else near fine in dust jacket. 

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1931 Baldwin, Faith THE WEST WIND
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1962). Reprint. Hardcover. Near fine in lightly soiled dust jacket. 

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1932 Baldwin, Faith THE WEST WIND
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1962). Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good in dust jacket w/ a faint stain & 2 short edge tears. 

Price: 10.00 USD
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1933 Baldwin, Faith HARVEST OF HOPE
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1962). Reprint. Hardcover. Very good plus in dust jacket with a few edge-tears & 1 small chip. 

Price: 10.00 USD
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1934 Baldwin, Faith THE LONELY MAN
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1964). Reprint. Hardcover. Very good plus in lightly shelf-worn dust jacket w/ short edge-tears 

Price: 10.00 USD
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1935 Baldwin, Faith EVENING STAR
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. (1966). Reprint. Hardcover. Very good plus in dust jacket with short edge-tears & a tiny chip. 
Family Bookshelf edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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1936 Baldwin, Faith EVENING STAR
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. (1966). Reprint. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket with a few edge-tears. 
Family Bookshelf edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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1937 Baldwin, Faith EVENING STAR
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1966). Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in near fine dust jacket. 
Family Bookshelf edition. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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1938 Baldwin, Faith THERE IS A SEASON
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1966). Reprint. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket with a tanned spine panel. 

Price: 10.00 USD
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1939 Baldwin, Faith NO BED OF ROSES
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1973). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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1940 Baldwin, Faith THURSDAY'S CHILD
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1976). Reprint. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket with a few short edge tears. 

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1941 Baldwin, Faith GIVE LOVE THE AIR
New York/Toronto: Rinehart & Company, Incorporated, (1947). B000H0VVJM First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very close to fine in blueish composition binding; in an about near fine illustrated dust jacket, lightly worn, a bit age-darkened, hint of spine-fading, with a pair of small chips to upper edge of spine panel. 
"Gay and rollicking" tale of a couple whose marriage is on the rocks but who must portray a loving and devoted husband and wife on a radio program. SIGNED by the author with an inscription to noted radio producer and soap opera creator Ted Corday. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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1942 Baldwin, Frank JAKE & MIMI
Boston/New York/London: Little, Brown and Company, (2002). 0316170771 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Frank Baldwin is also the author of BALLING THE JACK. Mimi and Jake become involved in a relationship that causes them both to rethink the course of their lives. When several of Jake's former lovers are found murdered, Jake is forced to flee. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1943 Baldwin, James THE DEVIL FINDS WORK
New York: The Dial Press, 1976. 0803719167 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, unread in maroon boards; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 122 pages. 
Baldwin reacts to films he has seen in his life, from childhood memories watching Joan Crawford in Harlem, to provocative interpretations of the biggest hits of the sixties and seventies. He asks us to confront what the films reveal about our culture. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1944 Balfour, Ian FAMOUS DIAMONDS
(London): Christie's, (2000). 090343265x Fourth edition, revised and updated. Hardcover. Fine in gray cloth; in a fine dust jacket. Quarto. 320 pages; bibliography and an index. With 264 illustrations, 150 in color. 
The history of great diamonds is intimately interwoven with the lives of emperors and conquerors, great kings and queens, with statesmen and soldiers, the rich and worldly - but also, inevitably, with those who lead more shadowy lives. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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1945 Balio, Tino, General Editor WISCONSIN/WARNER BROS SCREENPLAY SERIES: All 20 titles issued
(Madison, Wisconsin): Wisconsin Center for Film and Theatre Research/University Wisconsin Press, (1979-1984). First editions first printings. Though more were announced, this lot includes all 20 Warners screenplays issued in hardcover in this superb series. Hardcover. Bookplate of author Art Ronnie to front endpaper of all volumes, else all volumes near fine-fine, in like dust jackets. ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD; AIR FORCE; DARK VICTORY; 42nd STREET; GOLD DIGGERS OF 1933; GREEN PASTURES; HIGH SIERRA; JAZZ SINGER; 
I AM A FUGITIVE FROM A CHAIN GANG; LITTLE CAESAR; MILDRED PIERCE; MISSION TO MOSCOW; MYSTERY OF THE WAXZ MUSEUM; NOW, VOYAGER; PUBLIC ENEMY; SEA HAWK; TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT; TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE; WHITE HEAT; YANKEE DOODLE DANDY. Scarce! 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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1946 Ball, John AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JOHN BALL: 1794-1884
California: The Arthur H. Clarke Company, 1925. First edition. Illustrated with eight photographic plates in b&w, on coated stock, including frontispiece. Hardcover. Light foxing to upper and fore-edges, previous owner's small address label to front pastedown, else near fine in hunter green cloth lettered in gilt; in a photo-illustrated dust jacket with mild fading to spine, much of front inside flap has been excised. 
John Ball chronicles his extraordinary life and journeys across America, as well as his trips around Hawaii and South America, in the days when covered wagons, clipper ships and whaling boats were not romance but an everyday incident of travel. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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1947 Ball, John COOL COTTONTAIL
London: Michael Joseph, (1966). First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a dust jacket with light fading to spine edge, light shelfwear & a 1' closed tear to top front jacket edge. 
Virgil Tibbs mystery. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1948 Ball, John DRAGON HOTEL
New York and Tokyo: Walker/Weatherhill, (1969). First edition. Hardcover. Fine, fresh copy in bright orange cloth with gilt titles and decoration, decorative endpapers; in a very slightly nicked illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Taijiro Kushido. 
An affectionate and witty tribute to late 1960's Taiwan and its people by the award-winning novelist, illustrated with superb black-and-white drawings by Hirosi Manabe. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1949 Ball, John MARK ONE: THE DUMMY
Boston: Little Brown, (1974). First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus in dust jacket. 

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1950 Ball, John MARK ONE: THE DUMMY
Boston: Little Brown, (1974). 0316079502 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly shelf-worn dust jacket with one tiny chip to upper rear panel. 
A mystery featuring Ed Nesbitt, an author of suspense novels. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1951 Ball, John THE EYES OF BUDDHA
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1976). 0316079529 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a like illustrated dust jacket. 
A Virgil Tibbs adventure. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1952 Ball, John PHASE THREE ALERT
Boston: Little, Brown & Co., (1977). 0316079375 First edition. Hardcover. A very good plus copy with lower corners lightly bumped, spine mildly crimped,in green cloth-backed blue boards; in a nearly fine pictorial dust jacket. 
Adventure novel focuses on the salvage of a B-17 found frozen in an all-but-unexplored section of the Greenland Ice Cap. SIGNED by Ball to the front free endpaper. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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1953 Ball, John PHASE THREE ALERT
Boston: Little, Brown & Co., (1977). 0316079375 Reprint. Near fine in jacket. 
Arctic-set thriller about the recovery of a WWII B-17 which was carrying a secret cargo when it was downed over the Greenland ice cap. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1954 Ball, John THE MURDER CHILDREN
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., (1979). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Los Angeles-set crime novel about youth gangs in the East L.A. barrio. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1955 Ball, John TROUBLE FOR TALLON
Garden City: Doubleday & Company , Inc., 1981. 0385173296 First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in an illustrated dust jacket. 
Another Jack Tallon mystery from the author of MARK ONE: THE DUMMY and IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1956 Ball, John CHIEF TALLON AND THE S.O.R.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., (1984). 0396083080 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket with very slight wear to spine tail. 
Chief Jack Tallon of the Whitewater police department is back in another unusual novel about crime in the little town of Whitewater, by the Edgar-Award winning author of IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1957 Ball, John SINGAPORE
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a dust jacket with light shelfwear. 
Virgil Tibbs mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1958 Ball, John THE VAN
New York: St. Martin's, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine with very faint speckling to the fore edge, in a dust jacket with traces of edgewear. 

Price: 25.00 USD
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1959 Ball, John THE KIWI TARGET
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., (1989). 0881845140 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
THE KIWI TARGET, the Edgar Award-winning author's second to last published book, is a complex suspense novel set in New Zealand. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1960 Ball, John THEN CAME VIOLENCE
(Feltham, Middlesex, England): Hamlyn Paperbacks, (1982). 0600204871 First UK paperback edition. Mass market paperback. Very nearly fine in illustrated wraps featuring a scantily dressed temptress. 
Virgil tibbs is tested to the limits by a double assignment calling for all his tact and skill. Set in Pasadena, California. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1961 Ball, John ARCTIC SHOWDOWN: An Alaskan Adventure
New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, (1966). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Adventure tale set in Alaska by author of IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT. Illustrated by George Wilson. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1962 Ball, John THE EYES OF BUDDHA
London: Michael Joseph, (1976). 0718115503 First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Virgil Tibbs Mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1963 Ball, John, editor THE MYSTERY STORY
San Diego: University of California, (1976). 0891630198 First edition. Hardcover. Light soiling to page edges, else an about near fine copy in a rubbed and edgeworn dust jacket. 
Unique and comprehensive introduction to detective-mystery fiction that looks into every facet of the mystery story--its origins, history, categories, authors, characters, and noteworthy titles--in seventeen original chapters by respected critics. 390 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1964 Ball, John, Jr. OPERATION SPACE
London: Hutchinson, (1960). First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Small ink stain to the lower page fore-edges; very slight discoloration to the upper and lower spine ends, otherwise a very good plus copy in a lightly shelfworn dust jacket missing a small chip from the upper front panel. 
Small notice tipped to the front endpaper indicates this copy was a promotional sample copy. Originally published in the U.S. as OPERATION SPRINGBOARD (1958), this is an uncommon science fiction juvenile by the late mystery writer. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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1965 Ball, Kenneth FORD CAPRI 1300, 1600, 2000, OHC 1972-73 AUTOBOOK
Brighton, England: Autobooks, (1973). 0851474136 Reprint. Hardcover. Illustrated plastic covered boards: New and unopened in the publisher's original shrinkwrap. 
Workshop manual: Autobook 709. 168 pages; glossary of terms, and an index. Comprehensive step-by-step instructions and illustrations are given on all dismantling, overhauling and assembling operations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1966 Ball, Margaret DISAPPEARING ACT
(New York, NY): Baen, (2004). 0743488539 Book club edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club; with the jacket code 1174213. Hardcover. Faint soiling to the covers, else fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket art by Bob Eggleton. 
Maris's work with the local underworld on the huge space station was anything but honest, but life was much more pleasant than it had been before the gang's leader had picked her up from the slums. By the author of THE SHADOW GATE and FLAMEWEAVER 
Price: 8.00 USD
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1967 Ballard, J.G. THE DAY OF CREATION
(Toronto, Canada): Lester & Orpen Dennys Limited, (1987). 0886191815 First Canadian edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Paul Wright. 
"This is classic Ballard. Mesmerising. No one else writes with such haunting impact."--William Boyd. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1968 Ballard, J.G. THE DAY OF CREATION
(Toronto, Canada): Lester & Orpen Dennys Limited, (1987). First Canadian edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with a promotional seal, on the front panel, advertising the film EMPIRE OF THE SUN. 
The tale of Doctor Mallory, in the parched terrain of Central Africa, and the events that unfold as a river suddenly and miraculously begins to flow through the region. 
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1969 Ballard, J.G. THE DAY OF CREATION
New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, (1988). 0374135274 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The tale of Doctor Mallory, in the parched terrain of Central Africa, and the events that unfold as a river suddenly and miraculously begins to flow through the region. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1970 Ballard, J.G. THE KINDNESS OF WOMEN
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1991). 0374181101 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
This sequel to Empire of the Sun follows young James through Lunghua prison camp to England at the close of the war, and tells the story of his extraordinary life, in which the kindness of women play an important role. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1971 Ballard, J.G. RUNNING WILD
London: Hutchinson, (1988). 0091734983 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
With illustrations by Janet Woolley, this compelling novella uses the tale of the Pangbourne massacre (where 25 adults were killed and their 13 children abducted) to spin a tale which challenges our assumptions about the relationships of parents and kids. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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1972 Ballard, J.G. HELLO AMERICA
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., (1988). 0881844551 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Tim White. 
An eerie tale where as a result of climate control experiments, America is no longer viable to provide for its residents. Hordes of American refugees flee the vast wasteland to Europe for over 100 years, until a pioneer returns to the "brave new world." 
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1973 Ballard, Mignon F. AN ANGEL TO DIE FOR
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2000). 0312241747 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Angel/sleuth Augusta Goodnight is called from tending strawberry fields in heaven to help a mourner investigate the secrets behind two relatives' deaths in this second installment of the humorous series with the wise-cracking guardian angel. 
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1974 Ballard, Robert D., Ph.D.; with Malcolm McConnell EXPLORATIONS: My Quest for Adventure and Discovery Under the Sea
New York: Hyperion, (1995). 0786860421 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild scuffing to boards, some light use, faint soiling to page edges, thus near fine, in red foil stamped blue cloth shelfback over blue boards; in an about fine, if mildly age-toned photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Memoir by the renowned and accomplished oceanographer, whose most celebrated discovery was the wreckage of the TITANIC. Illustrated with color photographs reproduced on coated stock insert galleries. SIGNED by author Ballard. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1975 Ballard, Todhunter THE CALIFORNIAN
Garden City: Doubleday, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. Remainder spray on lower page edges, else very good plus in dust jacket with short tears and nicks at spine ends. 

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1976 Ballin, Hugo THE WOMAN AT THE DOOR
Hollywood, California: David Graham Fisher/Authors Publishing Corp., 1925. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Owner's name and address to pastedown, name and date to half-title and to dedication page, hint of dust-soiling to upper page edges, else fine, in gilt-lettered blue cloth; in a lightly edge-worn, mildly soiled dust jacket nicked at the spine crown. 
Inspirational novel of a young woman pursuing a theatrical career; by the painter, theatre producer and film director, whose murals appear in the Wilshire Temple, the Los Angeles Times Building, LA City Hall Council Chambers, and the Griffith Observatory. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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1977 Bangs, John Kendrick IN CAMP WITH A TIN SOLDIER
New York: R.H. Russell & Son, (1892). First edition, first printing. With four illustrations by E.M. Ashe reproduced in black-and-white on coated stock inserts. Hardcover. A hint of fading to spine, some tiny areas of soiling to covers, else a bright, fresh, fine copy in red cloth with gilt spine lettering and soldier device, black and pale orange illustration and lettering to front cover; no dust jacket. 
"Satiric fantasy featuring Bangs' series character Jimmieboy" (Salmonson) and his Alice-like adventures with the "titular animated tin soldier, a beautiful fairy godmother, giants so big Jimmieboy can sit in one hand" and the dreaded Parallelopipedon. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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1978 Bangs, John Kendrick THE DREAMERS: A Club...Being a More or Less Faithful Account of the Literary Exercises of the First Regular Meeting of that Organization
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1899. B00085DH1Q First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A hint of foxing to endsheets and page edges, owner's name to endsheet, thus near fine, in brown cloth with orange-and-black lobster vignette to front, gilt lettering to front and spine; blue-gray top edge tint; fore and lower page edges untrimmed. 
Satirical chronicle of a literary club and the tales they recount at their meetings. One of the yarns, "The Mystery of Pinkham's Diamond Stud" is a Sherlockian parody. With wonderful b&w illustrations by Edward Penfield. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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1979 Banks, Carla THE FOREST OF SOULS
(London): HarperCollinsPublishers, (2005) 000719210X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine, color photo-illustrated dust jacket with spine ends mildly crimped. 
Looking for her friend's murderer also brings alive the history of the Stalinist terrors and the Nazi persecutions that followed. "Dense with ideas about truth and betrayal, asylum and integration, acceptance and hatred, a satisfying crime novel." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1980 Banks, Carolyn A HORSE TO DIE FOR
New York: Fawcett Gold Medal, (1996). 0449149692 First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
Banks is best known for her horse-mystery series centered around a married, horse-owning couple who falls time and again into a dark and bizarre underbelly of shady stables and twisted trainers. Fifth installment in the equestrian series. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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1981 Banks, Raymond E. DARYK: SKULL KEEP OF THE PRIMAL CLANS
(Wilmington, Del.): Orchid Publishing Co., (1978). First edition: Paperback Original. CB #218, cover price $2.50. Mass market paperback. A whisper of age-toning to inside covers, else a fine, bright, unread copy in wraps. Cover art shows a Viking-helmeted muscleman, sabre in hand, fingering gold booty in a swampland treasure chest, a winged, nearly nude vixen wading in the background. 
Daryk must face the fabled team of sister warriors from Clan Jerld under the shining sun of Thymos in this erotic sword and sorcery PBO. Scarce. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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1982 Banks, Russell THE RELATION OF MY IMPRISONMENT
Washington, D.C. and Philadephia: Sun & Moon Press, (1983). 094065024X First edition, limited issue: one of 100 numbered copies SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
A work of fiction utilizing a form invented in the seventeenth century by imprisoned Puritan divines. "This is a marvelously written little book, fascinatingly intricate, yet deceptively simple. Well worth reading more than once."--NY Times Book Review. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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1983 Banks, T.F. THE THIEF TAKER: Memoirs of a Bow Street Runner
(New York): Delacorte Press, (2001). 0385335717 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in tan printed wraps with a preview color illustrated page bound in. 
Rich with historical suspense, this debut series features Henry Morton, a bow street runner--one who is paid to investigate crime in London's streets. Banks also writes as the fantasy award-winning author, Sean Russell and the Byron scholar Ian Dennis. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1984 Bannister, Jo CHANGELINGS
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2000). 0312265670 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Under siege by urban terrorists, the town of Castlemere calls upon the detective team of Frank Shapiro, Liz Graham and Cal Donovan in this seventh series installment by the North Ireland resident and journalist. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1985 Bannister, Jo TRUE WITNESS
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2002). 0312308175 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
By the author of ECHOES OF LIES, CHANGELINGS, and THE HIRELING'S TALE. Daniel Hood is the only witness to a young boy's murder. Though the police believe they have the right man, Hood is uncertain their suspect is the man he saw. 
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1986 Bannister, Jo REFLECTIONS
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2003). 031231938X First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Irish author's third mystery featuring private detective Brodie Farrell. "A novel full of well-developed, interesting characters...an intricate pyschological puzzler"--Booklist. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1987 Bannister, Jo PRIMROSE CONVENTION
New York: St. Martin's, (1998). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1988 Bannister, Jo REQUIEM FOR A DEALER
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2006). 0312362110 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In the sixth mystery featuring professional finder Brodie Farrell, Brodie's boyfriend, Detective Superintendent Jack Deacon is looking into a potent new illegal drug that's landing teens in the hospital and morgue. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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1989 Bannon, Ann JOURNEY TO A WOMAN
(Tallahassee, Florida): Naiad Press, 1986. 093004486X First edition thus: First Naiad Trade Edition. Mild age-toning to the covers, else fine, in slick, silhouette-illustrated wraps. 
Lesbian novel originally appearing in 1960 from Gold Medal as a PBO. This copy SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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1990 Banov, Abel PAINTS AND COATINGS HANDBOOK: Second Edition: For Contractors, Architects, Builders and Engineers
Farmington, Michigan: Structures Publishing Company, 1978. 0912336668 First edition. Hardcover. Ownership name and address written in ink to the front pastedown endpaper, name and address rubberstamped to the front and rear pastedown endpaper, else near fine in light green cloth; in a slightly rubbed and soiled dust jacket with one closed tear. 
Tall octavo. 432 pages; appendices and an index. Charts, tables, figures, and photos. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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1991 Bantock, Nick THE ARTFUL DODGER: Images & Reflections
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2000). 0811827526 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in full blue cloth, with decorative endsheets; in a price-clipped, but otherwise fine dust jacket. Square quarto. This copy inscribed and SIGNED by the author/artist. 
"My work is a rag-bag, a dice box, a wheel of fortune, and I am mongrel with a passion for parallax views."--Bantock. From the creator of GRIFFIN & SABINE, an artistic autobiography, with hundreds of stunningly imagined and brilliantly executed works. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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1992 Bantock, Nick GRIFFIN & SABINE; SABINE'S NOTEBOOK; THE GOLDEN MEAN
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (1991;1992;1993). 0877017883 First editions. All three books are in fine, as-new condition, the jacket for the first book is fine, the jackets for the second and third books have been neatly price-clipped, but are otherwise fine. 
Bantocks' inventive, haunting, graphically adventurous, sumptuously illustrated trilogy, the first three volumes of "the extraordinary correspondence" between lonely London card-designer Griffin Moss and mysterious South Pacific islander Sabine Strohem. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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1993 Bantock, Nick SABINE'S NOTEBOOK: In Which the Extraordinary Correspondence of Griffin & Sabine Continues
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
An elaborately illustrated and cleverly designed book/object continuing the story of an artist and the imaginary friend whom he invents, full of large, colorful paintings throughout. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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1994 Bantock, Nick THE GOLDEN MEAN: In Which the Extraordinary Correspondences of Griffin & Sabine Concludes
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Bantock's three-dimensional treasure trove of illustrated documents chronicling a correspondence between two imaginary artists who never meet. Handsomely bound, with large, colorful paintings throughout. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1995 Barak, Michael DOUBLECROSS
New York: New American Library, (1981). First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with a faint spot on the bottom of the rear cover. 

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1996 Barber, Noel SAKKARA
New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, (1984). 0025068202 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Embossed ownership seal to the front endpaper, mild staining to the page edges, else near fine; in a slightly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with a wraparound jacket illustration by Barney Plotkin. 
Historical novel set amid the turbulence of Egypt from 1919 through World War II by the one-time chief foreign correspondent for the London Daily Mail who was shot during the Hungarian uprising and stabbed five times covering wars in Morocco. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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1997 Barbour, Alan G. CLIFFHANGER: A Pictorial History of the Motion Picture Serial
New York: A & W Publishers, (1977). 0891040706 First edition, first printing. Introduction by Linda Stirling. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 248 pages, including index. 
The classic illustrated study of this shortlived but fascinating pop-culture phenomenon, with 391 illustrations (many of which had never before seen print) from the author's extensive collection. A labor of love, and a fount of information. Quarto. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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1998 Barbour, Ralph Henry FINKLER'S FIELD: A Story of School and Baseball
New York and London: D. Appleton and Company, 1911. First edition. Hardcover. Owner's signature and date (December 25, 1911) to the front endpaper, mild soiling and rubbing to the covers, minor shelfwear, else a very good plus copy in attractive blue cloth with titles and spine and front panel illustration in white; no dust jacket. 
Frontispiece and three internal color plates by Howard Heath. "Outcast from Kansas at an Eastern boys school wins friends by persuading Finkler the neighboring farmer to let them use his field as a diamond."--McCue, BASEBALL BY THE BOOKS. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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1999 Barclay, Linwood BAD GUYS
(New York, New York): Bantam Books, (2005). 0553803867 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The second installment in a satirical mystery series featuring family man, science fiction writer, and newspaper reporter, Zack Walker. Barclay writes from first hand experiences as a columnist for the Toronto Star. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2000 Bardin, John Franklin THE BURNING GLASS
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1950. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Lightly worn to the spine ends, else near fine in a price-clipped dust jacket that is faded (to brown) and nicked to the spine ends, and shows some age-toning. 
A single day on the "Island" is recorded here in the first mainstream novel by the eclectic mystery writer; the jacket describes the book as a satirical examination, a subtle psychological analysis, and a work of ideas. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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