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2001 Bardin, John Franklin PURLOINING TINY
New York: Harper & Row Publishers, (1978). 0060102276 First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
A later novel from the author of DEVIL TAKE THE BLUE-TAIL FLY about a child performer and his wicked stepfather. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2002 Bardin, John Franklin PURLOINING TINY
New York: Harper & Row Publishers, (1978). 0060102276 First edition. Hardcover. Very good: pinhead-sized dots of stain to page edges and to upper boards, pages age-toned; in dust jacket with corresponding stain dots to upper inside jacket, short closed edge tears, and general age-darkening. 
The New Yorker said of Bardin, "He made paranoia his subject. Bardin's protagonists solve the mysteries in which they are implicated or perish." "Bizarre, wicked and wonderful. I enjoyed every macabre and compelling page."--D.S. Davis. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2003 Barger, Ralph L. A CENTURY OF PULLMAN CARS: Volume Two: The Palace Cars
Sykesville, Maryland: Greenberg Publishing Company, Inc., (1990). 0897781406 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket. Oblong octavo. 437 pages; glossary and index of illustrations. Illustrated throughout with photographs and plans. 
The first comprehensive history of Pullman's contribution to American Transportation history. This volume focuses on the wooden cars originally built by Pullman's Palace Car Company as well as those cars designed by Pullman, but built by other companies. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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2004 Barich, Bill CARSON VALLEY
New York: Pantheon Books, (1997). 0679442103 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author to the half-title page. "Bill Barich is a wonderful writer. His angle of vision is his own, his prose is a delight." --Larry McMurtry 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2005 Barich, Bill CARSON VALLEY
New York: Pantheon Books, (1997). 0679442103 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a very pretty photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
For over a hundred years the Torellis have run their vineyard without much conflict, but things are changing as family bonds are tested. From the author of LAUGHING IN THE HILLS. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2006 Baring, Maurice ROBERT PECKHAM
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Church library stamp on the front pastedown & on the title page, tape shadows on pastedowns hidden under the dust jacket flaps, else very good in dust jacket missing a 1/2' piece from the spine. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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2007 Baring-Gould, S.; Edited by Richard Dalby MARGERY OF QUETHER AND OTHER WEIRD TALES
[Mountain Ash, Wales]: Sarob Press, 1999. First edition, first printing. One of 250 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine in a fine pictorial dust jacket. Introduction by Richard Dalby. Frontispiece by Paul Lowe. With eight illustrations by Harry Furniss. 
Collects the title story, a vampire tale first published in "Cornhill Magazine" (April/May 1884), plus three weird short stories and a poem first published (1858-60), in "The Hurst Johnian", and two stories (1908 and 1910), from "The Storyteller." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2008 Baring-Gould, William S. and Ceil, introduction and notes by THE ANNOTATED MOTHER GOOSE
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc./ Publisher, (1962). 0517029596 Reprint. Quarto. Black-lettered olive cloth shelfback over ochre boards; illustrated dust jacket. Chapter decorations by E.M. Simon. Hardcover. Bump to rear fore-edge, wear to shelf edges; splaying to covers; short tear at upper front inner hinge; mild fading to extremities; mildly worn, age-toned, price-clipped, very good plus jacket with tiny nicks to the spine head, mild fading to spine panel. 
"Nursery Rhymes Old and New, Arranged and Explained." Superb compilation and annotations by the Baring-Goulds, enhanced with illustrations by Crane, Caldecott, Greenaway, Rackham, Parrish and early historical woodcuts. 350 pages, including index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2009 Barker, A.L. NOVELETTE: With Other Stories
New York: Scribner's, 1951. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket with light edge-rubbing & tiny nicks. 

Price: 25.00 USD
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2010 Barker, Clive HELLRAISER: A Film by Clive Barker
Denver, Colorado: Lumivision Corporation, [1987]. First edition thus: Deluxe Collector's Edition produced and distributed by Lumivision. Very fine in illustrated glossy wraps. Quarto. Contains a facsimile of the 96-page screenplay and 8 pages of selected character sketches all by Clive Barker, reproduced in black-and-white. 
In 1986, the critically acclaimed and multi-talented author directed his first feature film, HELLRAISER, which has become a modern horror classic. This grim and surreal project is based on the writer-director's own novella "The Hell-Bound Heart." 
Price: 14.99 USD
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2011 Barker, Clive COLDHEART CANYON
(New York, N.Y.): HarperCollinsPublishers, (2001). 0060182970 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A savage, poignant ghost story set in Hollywood. "Acclaimed horror writer Clive Barker takes us to the dirty secret of ageless sexual power and half-understood contracts with evil that lies at the heart of Hollywood."--Roz Caveney. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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2012 Barker, Clive COLDHEART CANYON
(New York, N.Y.): HarperCollinsPublishers, (2001). 0060182970 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket that is mildly crimped at the spine crown and shows a very very short closed tear to the upper rear panel. 
"Mingling an insider's view of modern Hollywood with a wild streak of visionary fantasy, COLDHEART CANYON is a book without parallel: an irresistible and unmerciful picture of Hollywood and its demons." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2013 Barker, Clive WEAVEWORLD
New York: Poseidon Press, (1987). 0671612689 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a mildly age-toned dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Wendell Minor. 
"WEAVEWORLD is pure dazzle, pure storytelling. The mixed, tricky country where fantasy and horror overlap has been visited before...and WEAVEWORLD will be a guide to everyone who travels there in the future."--Peter Straub. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2014 Barker, Clive THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW: The First Book of the Art
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, (1989). 0060162767 Book club edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a like dust jacket that shows a hint of age-toning. Jacket art by Kirk Reinert. 
"Succintly put, it's about Hollywood, sex, and Armageddon."--Clive Barker. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2015 Barker, Clive THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW: the First Book of the Art
New York: Harper & Row Publishers, (1989). 0060162767 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a pictorial dust jacket with creepy wraparound holographic artwork by Kirk Reinert. 
"Succintly put, it's about Hollywood, sex, and Armageddon."--Clive Barker. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2016 Barker, Clive SACRAMENT
(New York): HarperCollins Publishers, (1996). 006017949X First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Spine ends and lower corner tips lightly bumped, else near fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
The tale of Will Rabjohns, a famous wildlife photographer who, while in a coma induced by a bear attack, relives the terrifying encounter that created him, both as a man and an artist. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2017 Barker, Clive INCARNATIONS: Three Plays
(New York, N.Y.): HarperPrism, (1995). 0061052442 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A little less than near fine, covers splayed, pages tanned; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with jacket painting by Barker. 
In COLOSSUS, the subject is the great Spanish painter Goya; FRANKENSTEIN IN LOVE is Barker's homage to Mary Shelley's masterpiece and the graphic tradition of Grand Guignol theatre; in THE HISTORY OF THE DEVIL, Lucifer himself is brought to trial. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2018 Barker, Clive WEAVEWORLD
New York: Poseidon Press, (1987). 0671612689 Second printing. Hardcover. Remainder stamp to lower page edges, else fine, in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket, with artwork by Wendell Minor. Erratum slip laid in. 
WEAVEWORLD begins with a carpet in which a world of rapture and enchantment is hiding; a world which comes to life, alerting the dark forces and beginning a desperate battle to preserve the last vestiges of magic. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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2019 Barker, Clive BOOKS OF BLOOD
Lancaster, PA: Stealth Press, 2002. 1588810402 Second printing. Hardcover Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Still in the publisher's unopened shrinkwrap, as issued. Small quarto. 818 pages. 
Massive one-volume definitive edition of Clive Barker's BOOKS OF BLOOD, first issued as six paperback original collections from 1984 and 1985. "Everybody is a book of blood; wherever we're opened, we're red."--Clive Barker. 
Price: 49.95 USD
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2020 Barker, Clive COLDHEART CANYON
(New York, N.Y.): HarperCollinsPublishers, (2001). 0060182970 First U.S. edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in textured black over slate-gray boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. (No remainder mark). 
Barker's Hollywood ghost story. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2021 Barker, Clive THE INHUMAN CONDITION: Tales of Terror
New York: Poseidon Press, (1986). 0671626868 First U.S. edition, first printing. Inscribed, dated (1986), and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Frank Marcellino. No remainder mark! 
Early collection from the multi-talented Liverpudlian (("I have seen the future of horror, and its name is Clive Barker."--Stephen King); first issued as a paperback original from Sphere Books under the title BOOKS OF BLOOD, Volume IV. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2022 Barker, Clive IN THE FLESH
New York: Poseidon Press, (1987). 0671626876 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Publisher's remainder symbol to the lower page edges, else fine, as-new; in an age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Fred Marcellino. 
Originally published in Great Britain as a paperback original by Sphere Books Ltd. under the title BOOKS OF BLOOD, Volume V. A collection of horror short fiction that includes: "In The Flesh," "The Forbidden," "The Madonna," and "Babel's Children." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2023 Barker, Clive THE THIEF OF ALWAYS: A Fable
(New York): HarperCollins Publishers, (1992). First U.S. edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Gift inscription, else near fine in illustrated wraps. 
After a mysterious stranger promises to end his boredom with a trip to the magical Holiday House, ten year old Harvey learns that his fun has a high price. Illustrated by Clive Barker. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2024 Barker, Dudley PROMINENT EDWARDIANS
New York: Atheneum, 1969. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Tiny spot of black on the rear cover, else a fine copy in green cloth with gilt lettering to the spine and red endpapers and top edge color; in a dust jacket with mild wear and light age-toning. 
The early 20th Century is studied through four diverse individuals, including Lord Fisher, William Butler Yeats, the Marquess of Lansdowne, and Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst, who all helped England make the transition into a new era. Bibliography, index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2025 Barker, George COLLECTED POEMS: 1930-1955
London: Faber and Faber, (1957). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth, spine titles gilt; in a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket with several neat edge tears. Octavo. 245 pages; index of first lines. 
A contemporary of Dylan Thomas, rising to prominence just prior to World War II, English poet and author George Barker,"is a poet who is difficult to classify and has frequently been misunderstood."--Robert Fraser. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2026 Barker, Nicholas and Anthony Masters RED ICE
New York: St. Martin's, (1987). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. Terrorism at sea. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2027 Barkley, Brad ALISON'S AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR MANUAL
New York: St. Martin's Press, (2003). 0312291388 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
"Brad Barkley's rich, humorous writing illuminates the page and makes you turn, hypnotized, to the next. He casts a gentle light upon the kinds of characters you wish you were coming home to."--Glen David Gold. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2028 Barlay, Stephen FIRE: An International Report
London: Hamish Hamilton, (1972). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Illustrated with photographs. 293 pages including an index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2029 Barlough, J. Ernest, editor MINOR BRITISH POETRY 1680-1800
Metuchen, N.J.: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1973. 0810806193 First edition. Hardcover. A hint of age-toning to the pages, covers lightly dust-soiled, else a nearly fine copy in brown cloth; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Fascinating collection of the unjustly and the justly neglected. With an introduction by Barlough, who has dated, inscribed and SIGNED this copy to the front pastedown. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2030 Barlow, John B. PERSPECTIVES ON THE MITRAL VALVE
Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Company, (1987). 0803606176 First edition. Hardcover. Mild lower corner crease to the front endpaper, remainder mark to the lower page edges, else near fine in marbled-blue vinyl with gilt titles, rules and devices to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 381 pages; references; and index. 
Generously illustrated with case photographs, various graph recordings, x-rays, and figures, this detailed study reflects the experience of a clinical cardiologist after serving all ages of a multiracial patient population for three decades. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2031 Barnard, Robert A MURDER IN MAYFAIR
New York: Scribner, (2000). First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
First published in Great Britain as TOUCHED BY THE DEAD. Mr. Barnard has won the Nero Wolfe, Anthony, Agatha, and Macavity Awards, and is an eight-time finalist for the Edgar Award. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2032 Barnard, Robert UNHOLY DYING
New York: Scribner, (2001). 0743201493 First U.S. editon: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in slick wraps. 
An Inspector Mike Oddie and Sergeant Charlie Peace mystery. Father Pardoe loses his job because of a reporter named Cosmo Horrocks, and when Cosmo ends up bludgeoned, becomes one of the suspects. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2033 Barnard, Robert DEATH OF A PERFECT MOTHER
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1981). 0684170191 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine, in an age-toned, illusrated dust jacket. 
"Literate, absorbing, funny, and wise--another character-rich gem from a remarkably consistent master of quiet, convincing suspense in sharply-drawn social milieus."--Kirkus. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2034 Barnard, Robert DEATH IN A COLD CLIMATE
New York: Scribner's, (1981). Reprint. Hardcover. Fine copy in a dust jacket with some light fading to front and spine, else near fine. 
By the author of 'DEATH OF A MYSTERY WRITER'. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2035 Barnard, Robert DEATH AND THE PRINCESS
New York: Scribner's, (1982). 0684177595 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A tiny area of pale stain to the lower page edges, else near fine; in a lightly shelfworn and age-toned dust jacket. 
By the author of DEATH BY SHEER TORTURE and THE MASTERS OF THE HOUSE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2036 Barnard, Robert OUT OF THE BLACKOUT
New York: Scribner's, (1984). 0684182823 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine illustrated dust jacket that is lightly sge-toned. 
From the author of CORPSE IN A GILDED CAGE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2037 Barnard, Robert CORPSE IN A GILDED CAGE
New York: Scribner's, (1984). Reprint. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 7.50 USD
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2038 Barnard, Robert FETE FATALE
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1985). 0684184699 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
"Stepping into the fringes of Barbara Pym territory, Robert Barnard gives us a humorous commentary on how unbridled emotions can cause ordinary people to commit extraordinary crimes." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2039 Barnard, Robert BODIES
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1986). 0684187299 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in an age-toned and rubbed dust jacket. 
A Perry Trethowan mystery by the winner of 2003 CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger Award for Lifetime Achievement. This copy SIGNED by the author to the front endpaper. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2040 Barnard, Robert POLITICAL SUICIDE
New York: Scribner's, (1986). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Signed by author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2041 Barnard, Robert BODIES
New York: Scribner's, (1986). 0684187299 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Inscribed by author. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2042 Barnard, Robert SKELETON IN THE GRASS
New York: Scribner's, (1988). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Review copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2043 Barnard, Robert AT DEATH'S DOOR
New York: Scribner's, (1988). Book club edition. Hardcover. Previous owner's signature to pastedown, else near fine in a mildly age-toned pictorial dust jacket. 
Acerbic comic suspenser focuses on the passionate triangle formed by Benedict, one of the great novelists of his generation--now on his deathbed, former mistress Myra Mason--a renowned and tempermental actress, and their illegitimate daughter Cordelia. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2044 Barnard, Robert CITY OF STRANGERS
New York: Scribner's, (1990). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Review copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2045 Barnard, Robert DEATH OF AN OLD GOAT
New York: Walker and Company, (1977). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The author's first novel. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2046 Barnard, Robert THE BAD SAMARITAN
London: Harper Collins, (1995). 0002325624 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Two small spots of stain to the fore-edge pages, textblock age-toned, else fine; in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
"Rosemary Sheffield, the vicar's wife, loses her religious faith. When a body is found after a church fete it is up to Detective Constable Charlie Pearce and his boss Mike Oddie to discover whether Rosemary's spiritual crisis has led to murder." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2047 Barnes, David, Mather, J.P. and Sato, Gordon H., editors PEPTIDE GROWTH FACTORS: Part C
San Diego: Academic Press, Inc., (1991). 0121820998 First edition. Methods in Enzymology Volume 198. Hardcover. Fine in green cloth with gilt lettering to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 578 pages; list of contributors, previous volumes in series, author index, and a subject index. 
A collection of papers on the study of enzymes; topics include insulin-like, nerve, platelet-like, fibroblast, epidermal, transforming and various other growth factors. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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2048 Barnes, Djuna RYDER
New York: Horace Liveright, 1928. First edition, first printing. One of 3000 copies printed. Hardcover. Motion Picture Country House Library copy with donation plate and rubberstamp to the front endpaper: age-toning to the spine, else a very good plus copy in gilt-decorated blue cloth, titles embossed in red; lacking the dust jacket. 
Collection of prose pieces and illustrations by the avant-garde poet and playwright, with a rueful foreword by the author on the expurgation of various passages. From the library of actor and humanitarian Jean Hersholt with his attractive bookplate. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2049 Barnes, John GAUDEAMUS
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2004). 0765303299 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. As-new! Jacket art by Jeff Soto. 
"GAUDEAMUS is a wild tale that breaks the wall between autobiography and science fiction as John Barnes provides insight into himself and his wife in an over-the-top, out-of-this world (but on this planet) satire."--Harriet Klausner. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2050 Barnes, John THE MAN WHO PULLED DOWN THE SKY
New York: Congdon & Weed, Inc. (1986). 0865531854 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Paper tanning, as usual, else fine; in a fine, but age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 
Set in the 21st century, this first novel tells the story of Saul Pareto's mission to win the trust of the local people to save the earth and its colonies from total domination and economic warfare by the Orbital Republics. Introduction by Isaac Asimov. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2051 Barnes, John SIN OF ORIGIN
New York/Chicago: Congdon & Weed, Inc./In Association with Davis Publications, Inc., (1988). 0865531951 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in gilt-lettered black cloth shelfback over black boards; in a fine, if age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Bob Eggleton. 
"Solving the mystery of the planet Randall's hostile native population becomes the life's work of Brother Hauskyld Gomez and his companion, Clio Yeremenko, an exile from the Communist worlds."--LJ. With an introduction by Isaac Asimov. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2052 Barnes, John MOTHER OF STORMS
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1994). 0312855605 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"As dazzling in concept as it is in execution. Not only is its nightmarish near-future world visualized in convincing detail, much of the detail is original, eye-opening, and all too believable....moves throughout at hurricane speed."--Poul Anderson. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2053 Barnes, John THE SKY SO BIG AND BLACK
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2002). 0765303035 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Jacket art by Vince Natale. 
"The book's brilliant teenage protagonist, hard science, brisk pace, didactic moments, and strong characterization make it clear that Barnes is working consciously in the tradition of Panshin and Heinlein."--Cynthia Ward. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2054 Barnes, John ONE FOR THE MORNING GLORY
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1996). 0312861060 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very close to fine, in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. 
"Known for his breathtakingly innovative hard sf, Barnes offers a surprising change of pace in his new novel, a delightfully entertaining regal fantasy...Barnes doles out wit, whimsy, and wisdom in equal measures."--Carl Hays. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2055 Barnes, Judith SALTHILL
New York: St. Martin's Press, (2002). 0312290187 First edition, new. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. New: Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Well-received debut novel set in Canada in the 1940's, a ranch family takes in a gifted horse trainer and learns about relationships, love, rage, betrayal and loyalty. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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2056 Barnes, Judith SALTHILL
New York: St. Martin's Press, (2002). 0312290187 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in glossy photo-pictorial wraps. 
Debut novel set in the 1940s against a backdrop of the Canadian wilderness and ranching life. "Judith Barnes' courageous novel, set in a unique landscape and peopled by unique characters, kindles a fire that roars on without a flicker."--Oakley Hall. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2057 Barnes, Julian LOVE, etc.
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2001. 0375411615 First U.S. edition, first printing: Advance Reader's Edition. Proof. Fine in printed wraps. 
Julian Barnes' tragicomedy of human frailties and needs features three characters introduced a decade ago in his novel TALKING IT OVER. "Few contemporary writers can portray Middle England, with all its temptations, so darkly."--Matthew Baylis. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2058 Barnes, Linda A TROUBLE OF FOOLS
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1987). 0312011008 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a fine, but mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 
This American Mystery Award-winning novel debuts the cab driver/private eye, Carlotta Carlyle in a dangerous game of uncovering a Boston-Irish scam involving laundered money and drug-running. Nominated for the Anthony, Edgar, and Shamus Awards. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2059 Barnes, Linda SNAPSHOT
(New York): Delacorte, (1993). 0385306121 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in like photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
The fifth Carlotta Carlyle, Boston P.I. novel. Carlotta investigates a deadly conspiracy in one of Boston's premier hospitals. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2060 Barnes, Linda HARDWARE
New York: Delacorte Press, (1995). 038530613X First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
The sixth Carlotta Carlyle mystery. 
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2061 Barnes, Linda SNAPSHOT
(New York): Delacorte Press, (1993). 0385306121 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Carlotta Carlyle novel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2062 Barnes, Linda A TROUBLE OF FOOLS
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1987). 0312011008 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-lettered black boards; in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 
Debut for the iconoclastic cab driver/private eye, Carlotta Carlyle, garnered Barnes instant acclaim from critics, fellow authors, and readers. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
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2063 Barnes, Linda STEEL GUITAR
(New York): Delacorte, (1991). 0385300131 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Carlotta Carlyle mystery. 
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2064 Barnes, Steven CHARISMA
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2002). 0312870043 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in printed green wraps. 
By the author of BLOOD BROTHERS and IRON SHADOWS as well as several novels co-written by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle. "Steve Barnes' vision is dark, intense, and impossible to turn away from."--Poul Anderson. 
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2065 Barnes, Steven ZULU HEART
(New York, N.Y.): Aspect/Warner Books, (2003). 0446531227 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new illustrated dust jacket. 
Second volume in Barnes's alternate history epic where African nations rule supreme and colonize the New World, but where the conflict between North and South is still about freedom. Follow-up to LION'S BLOOD. 
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2066 Barnes, Steven STREETLETHAL
New York: Ace Science Fiction Books, (1983). 0441790682 First edition: Paperback Original. SIGNED and inscribed by Barnes in three places at the preliminaries, one inscription dated 1983, two dated 1989. Mass market paperback. Some insignificant superficial scratches (no illustration ink has been displaced) to covers, else a nearly fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps with artwork by Barclay Shaw. 
"Set in early 21st century Los Angeles...STREETLETHAL paints a gritty and utterly believable picture of the underbelly of its future."--Norman Spinrad. 
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2067 Barnes, Steven BLOOD BROTHERS
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1996). 0312857071 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Dark fantasy novel of ancient African sorcery and contemporary racism."--Locus. "An absorbing, ironic, and sometimes genuinely wrenching tale."--Kirkus. 
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2068 Barnes, Steven IRON SHADOWS
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1998). 031285708X First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Detectives go undercover to investigate a mysterious cult."--Locus. "Combines fine writing, wide expertise, and tremendous powers of invention with characters so intensely alive that you begin to feel they may have created the author."--Peter O'Donnell. 
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2069 Barnes, Trevor POUND OF FLESH
New York: William Morrow, (1991). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A mystery with Blanche Hampton of Scotland Yard. 
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2070 Barnes, William; edited by Robert Nye WILLIAM BARNES: A Selection of his Poems by Robert Nye
(Oxford): Fyfield Books/A Carcanet Press Publication, (1972). 0856350311 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in brown boards with silver spine stamping; in a fine illustrated dust jacket, with pale sticker ghost to upper front flap. 
Selection of dialect poems by the neglected 19th century Dorset poet; drawn from the 1962 Centaur Press, 2-volume THE POEMS OF WILLIAM BARNES. Jacket art by Priscilla Eckhard. Small octavo. 95 pages, including index of first lines. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2071 Barnett, James BACKFIRE IS HOSTILE!
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1979). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Detective Chief Superintendent Owen Smith of Scotland Yard has a case where murder is the lesser crime. 
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2072 Barnhardt, Wilton EMMA WHO SAVED MY LIFE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
The author's first novel. 
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2073 Barnhardt, Wilton GOSPEL
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1993). 0312088027 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
"Spanning continents and centuries, peopled with memorable characters, and bristling with shrewd insights, this intellectual detective novel is written on a grand scale. Strongly recommended."--Charles Michaud. 
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2074 Baron, Michael THE MOURNING SEXTON
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Auckland: Doubleday, (2005). 0385513267 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Set against the backdrop of St. Louis' legal community, Baron paints a plot twister featuring a clever--and humanly flawed--lawyer David Hirsch and his aide--the attractive professor Dulcie Lorenz. 
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2075 Baron, Michael THE MOURNING SEXTON
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Auckland: Doubleday, (2005). 0385513267 First edition, first printing: Advance Reading copy. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
A textured mystery--a whydunit more than a whodunit--featuring David Hirsch, a disgraced attorney who discovers an old murder case that had been accepted as accidental death. The atoning Hirsh battles a rich and powerful murderer for justice. 
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2076 Barr, Amelia E. THE BOW OF ORANGE RIBBON: A Romance of New York
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company Publishers, (1893). First edition thus. Hardcover. A whisper of rubbing at the extremities, else a fine, fresh, bright copy in green pictorial linen over heavy boards; gilt top-edge; with spectacular, sweeping illustrative device executed in gilt and white. Printed on coated stock; illustrated in b&w. 
By the English-born author of JAN VEDDER'S WIFE and THE BLACK SHILLING. This tale was sequelled in THE MAID OF MAIDEN LANE. Half-tone frontis and plates by Theo. Hampe, who has also done the scores of pen-and-ink drawings scattered nimbly throughout. 
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2077 Barr, Amelia E. THE BOW OF ORANGE RIBBON: A Romance Of New York
New York: Dodd, Mead, (1893). First edition.Thus. Hardcover. Light rubbing to shelf extremities else near fine without dust jacket. 
Beautiful illustration in gold on the front cover with gilt lettering and top page edges. 
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2078 Barr, Catherine THE RUNAWAY CHIMPS
New York: Henry Z. Walck, Incorporated, (1964). First edition thus: First Initial Teaching Alphabet Edition. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full watermelon cloth with black stamping; in a nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket. Small quarto. 
ITA edition of Barr's popular picturebook tale of four chimpanzees who run away from the zoo. The ITA is a phonemic teaching tool devised by James Pitman, and uses 44 symbols instead of 26 letters, each of which represents a sound. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2079 Barr, Charles EALING STUDIOS
Woodstock, New York: The Overlook Press, (1980). 0879511478 First paperback edition: a trade-sized softcover. Minor corner crease to lower front cover, thus nearly fine, unread; in photo-pictorial wraps. Tall octavo. 198 pages, including index. 
The definitive book on the most significant studio in the great age of English filmmaking, the people who ran it, and the films they made. "Very careful and nuanced reading of the Ealing spirit."--Michael Korda. With 152 stills; filmographies. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2080 Barr, Nevada BLOOD LURE
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2001). 0399147020 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The ninth novel in the award-winning series set in various National Parks featuring Anna Pigeon is yet another intense wilderness thriller, this time with Pigeon studying grizzly bears as part of an elite research team. 
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2081 Barr, Nevada BLIND DESCENT
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1998). 0399143718 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Murder goes underground...as park ranger Anna Pigeon heads to New Mexico's Carlsbad Caverns on a subterranean rescue mission." Sixth entry in the series. 
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2082 Barr, Nevada ILL WIND
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1995). 0399140158 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
This copy has been SIGNED by the author to the title-page. "ILL WIND is enthralling, entertaining and mysterious: everything a mystery should be."--Susan Isaacs. 
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2083 Barr, Nevada SEEKING ENLIGHTENMENT...HAT BY HAT: A Skeptic's Path To Religion
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2003. 03399150579 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected manuscript [proof] for limited distribution. Proof. Fine, unread in illustrated wraps. 
The Anthony and Agatha Award-winning author of the environmental mysteries featuring Anna Pigeon offers her personal journal in a quest for spiritual truth. 
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2084 Barr, Nevada FLASHBACK
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2003). 0399149759 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
An Anna Pigeon mystery. 
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2085 Barr, Pat JADE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1982). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
This is the author's first novel. 
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2086 Barr, Robert THE TRIUMPHS OF EUGENE VALMONT
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1906. First U.S. edition. Illustrated with eight b&w plates printed on coated stock. Hardcover. Near fine with a very slight spine lean, traces of wear to the edges and to the terrific marmalade-yellow-brown decorated binding: front cover displays a top-hatted, gloved, cane-bearing Valmont with smoke rising from his cigarette; no dust jacket. 
Queen's Quorum choice distinguished by--in Howard Haycraft's words--"the first humorous detective of any standing." Haycraft goes on to say that Christie's Poirot bears a resemblance to the pompously Gallic Valmont "that seems more than accidental." 
Price: 500.00 USD
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2087 Barracato, John with Michelmore, Peter ARSON!
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., (1976). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. 
One of the nation's top investigators gives us exciting true stories of arson motivated by hate, personal revenge, anger, perversion, murder, larceny, and more. 
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2088 Barratier, Christopher; photographs by Yves Prince LE CHORISTES: Le Journal de Clement Mathieu
(France): Seuil, (2004). 2020658232 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, clothbacked color photo-pictorial boards; no dust jacket. Lavishly designed ''scrapbook'' of the fictional character Mathieu, with many color photos from the film, and mottoed acetate guards; CD of songs from the film in pastedown plastic sleeve. 
In the critically lauded French film, Gérard Jugnot played Mathieu, "a failed musician and composer who takes a low-level teaching job in Fond de L'Etang, a school for abandoned or delinquent boys run by a brutal martinet headmaster."--Michael Wilmington. 
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2089 Barre, Richard; Foreword by Robert Crais BETHANY
Santa Barbara: Capra Press, (2003). 159266038x First edition, first printing. One of 2000 hardcover copies. SIGNED by Barre and Crais. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in photo-pictorial boards; no dust jacket, as issued. Thin octavo. 51 pages. 
The second book in the Christmas novel series. 
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2090 Barrett, Andrea THE MIDDLE KINGDOM
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Tokyo/Singapore: Pocket Books, (1991). 0671729608 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
"A stunningly effective tour of Beijing in the days of Tiananmen and before, as seen through the refracting glass of American life. This prose is luminous."--Mark Childress. Barrett won the National Book Award for SHIP FEVER And Other Stories. 
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2091 Barrett, George M. UPON A MOMENT
New York, N.Y.: A Lyceum Book/Carlton Press, Inc., (1966). First edition, first printing. With publisher's original release-date slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine, in sea-foam green cloth with black spine lettering; in a soiled, worn, nicked, very good only dust jacket. 
Collection of poetry divided into three sections: Poems of General, Everyday Inspiration; Poems of Love and Devotion; Poems of Youth. This copy inscribed and SIGNED by the author. 
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2092 Barrett, James BACKFIRE IS HOSTILE
London: Secker & Warburg, (1979). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 

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2093 Barrett, Margaret & Dennis, Charles GIVEN THE CRIME
New York: Pocket Books, (1998). 0671001515 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Manhattan Assistant D.A. and single mother of two, Susan Given goes after the mob's grip on the city's garbage collection business. From the authors of GIVEN THE EVIDENCE. 
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2094 Barrett, Margaret and Charles Dennis GIVEN THE EVIDENCE
New York: Pocket Books, (1998). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Review copy with publisher's folded publicity sheet laid in. 
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2095 Barrett, Nathan BARS OF ADAMANT
New York: Fleet Publishing Corporation, (1966). First edition. Hardcover. Tiny tiny pinpricks of fading to top edge coloring, else this is a fine copy in salt-and-pepper cloth, lettered in gilt to the spine; in a mildly age-toned brightly hued pictorial dust jacket with two very short closed edge tears to upper front panel. 
"Jamaica has at last found its true novelist...who in his first novel...has captured some large portion of the meaning of the insular, mystic, semi-feudal life of a million and half Jamaicans....poetry and truth and life of a high order."--Earl Conrad. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2096 Barrett, Neal, Jr. ALDAIR IN ALBION
New York: DAW Books, (1976). First Edition: Paperback Original. DAW No. 195. Mass market paperback. Near fine unread copy in pictorial wraps with cover art by Josh Kirby. 
Lizard monarchs enslave humanoids "adrift on the seas of Time Forgotten and Paradise Lost." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2097 Barrett, Neal, Jr. DEAD DOG BLUES
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1994). 0312109636 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Very mild crimp to the upper spine, else near fine in blue boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
Graciously inscribed to award-winning author Michael [Connelly], and SIGNED by Barrett to the title page. Laid in is a chatty letter from a lawyer to Michael Connelly presenting this book and offering comments on Barrett. The second "BLUES" mystery. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2098 Barrett, Raina FIRST YOUR MONEY, THEN YOUR CLOTHES: My Life and Oh! Calcutta!
New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1973. 0688000347 First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus with fading to the upper and lower edges of the boards, minor wear to the lower corners, and a few dots of stain to the top edge, in a very lightly age-toned near fine dust jacket. 
An autobiography by one of the stars of the infamous Broadway production of OH! CALCUTTA!. This memoir traces Barrett's transition from wife, mother, and schoolteacher in surburbia to appearing naked in the seminal late-sixties nudie musical. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2099 Barrett, William E. THE SHADOWS OF THE IMAGES
Garden City: Doubleday, 1953. First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus in dust jacket with minor tape reinear fineorcing. 

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2100 Barrett, William E. THE EDGE OF THINGS
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., 1960. First edition. Hardcover. Some light rubbing to the extremities and ''speckling'' to the spine, otherwise a very good plus copy in an illustrated dust jacket showing creasing along the spine panel and flap folds, light tanning on the spine, and a dampstain on the lower back panel. 
Two novels and two novelettes exploring the strange borderline between reality and the supernatural, ranging from World War I to the advent of the jet age. 
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