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2701 Bouchier, David IDEALISM AND REVOLUTION: New Ideologies of Liberation in Britain and the United States
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1978). 0312404395 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in black boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with a hint of rubbing. 
This analytical text has its origins in a profound discontent with the progressive devaluation of the revolutionary sixties. Parallel counter-culture movements are also studied with a focus on cause. 190 pages; references; and index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2702 Boucicault, Dion; Edited by Peter Thomson PLAYS BY DION BOUCICAULT
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1984). 0521283957 First edition, first printing: Paperbound issue. Hardcover. Mild age-toning, bump to the crown of the spine, else near fine in pictorial glossy wraps. Octavo. 238 pages; appendices, and bibliography. 
This is the first time that five plays by this virtuoso of the theatre have been gathered in one volume and given scholarly attention. His plays reflect the different theatrical traditions, Irish, English and American, in which he was a crucial figure. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2703 Boudreau, James C. and Tsuchitani, Chiyeko SENSORY NEUROPHYSIOLOGY: With Special Reference to the Cat
New York/Cincinnati/Toronto/London/Melbourne: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, (1973). 0442209355 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild rubbing to the lower shelf edges, else near fine in orange boards with silver titles to the spine; in a near fine, very lightly age-toned dust jacket. Tall octavo. 470 pages; figures; tables; bibliography; and index. 
A study that examines in detail the structure and function of sensory nervous systems. Its concentration is on peripheral neural systems from which pulse signals can be recorded, since these systems can be studied and interpreted. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2704 Boulle, Pierre PLANET OF THE APES
New York: The Vanguard Press, (1963). 081490064X Book club edition. Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club, with code ''24K'' on page 187 and jacket code 1555. Hardcover. Mild wear, light soiling to rear endsheet and top-edge tint: very good plus; in black boards with salmon spine lettering; in very good minus, age-toned dust jacket with nicking, edgewear, soiling, a few short edge tears, chip to lower end of spine panel. 
Boulle's slender but potent sf fable, which has evolved into a kind of modern myth and earned an place in the pop culture lexicon, through a series of film adaptations and a recent big-budget remake. Translated from the original French by Xan Fielding. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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2705 Boulle, Pierre THE GOOD LEVIATHAN
New York: The Vanguard Press, (1978). 0814908071 First U.S. edition. Translated by Margaret Giovanelli. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The author of THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI, and PLANET OF THE APES tells the story of the largest atomic-powered supertanker ever built. With the launch of the tanker, questions are raised about the potential atomic and oil pollution dangers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2706 Bourgeau, Art SEDUCTION
New York: Donald I. Fine, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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2707 Bourne, Frank; Long, Amelia Reynolds THE THOUGHT STEALER and THE MECHANICAL MAN
New York: Stellar Publishing Corporation, (1930). First edition, first printing: a chapbook original. Science Fiction Series No. 7. Chapbook. Three penned checkmarks and owner's name to front cover, otherwise virtually as-new, a near fine example, in stiff, stapled wraps. Frontispiece illustrations by Butterfield and Miller. 
Entry in Hugo Gernsback's SF Series, not really a periodical, not quite a book. Bourne has disappeared into the mists of time, but Long, known primarily as a mystery writer, also wrote the tale which was filmed by MGM as FIEND WITHOUT A FACE in 1958. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2708 Boutet de Monvel, R. SAINT FRANCOIS D'ASSISE: Ouvrage orne de vingt et une gravures hors texte de Maurice Boutet De Monvel
Paris: Librairie Plon, 1921. First edition, first printing: One of 1700 copies printed on papier d'alfa. Hardcover. Mild soiling to the covers, else a near fine, internally fresh copy in mauve cloth with paper title label to the upper front cover and gilt-stamped leather label to the spine; no dust jacket. Quarto. 126 pages. 
Frontispiece and twenty black-and-white tipped-in illustrations by Boutet de Monvel. Text in French. Maurice Boutet de Monvel was the most successful illustrator in France during the late 19th century. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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2709 Bova, Ben MILLENNIUM: A Novel About People and Politics in the Year 1999
New York: Random House, (1976). Book club edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a lightly tanned dust jacket. 
As the earth's population approaches eight billion, the United States and Russia, the two superpowers, vie for control of natural resources and nuclear armament. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2710 Bova, Ben VIEWPOINT
Cambridge, Massachusetts: The NEFSA Press, 1977. First edition: One of 800 numbered copies, this copy is 92. Hardcover. Near fine in a like dust jacket. 
A collection of the Hugo Award winning author's finest editorials from his first five years as editor of Analog Science Fiction Magazine. This copy has been specially SIGNED, by the author, on the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2711 Bova, Ben KINSMAN
New York: The Dial Press, (1979). Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly rubbed illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Edwin Herder. 
Chet Kinsman broke with his Quaker father to join the Air Force, and then found his way into space. He was entrusted with a top-secret mission but it was ill-fated, and now he must find a way to salvage the space program. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2712 Bova, Ben BROTHERS
New York: Bantam Books, (1996). First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Science fiction and politics clash as one brother discovers a breakthrough in regenerating human tissue while the other brother views his acts as "playing God," and wants to stop him at all costs. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2713 Bova, Ben MOONWAR
(New York): Avon Books, (1998). 0380973030 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. No remainder mark. 
The second book in the MOONBASE Saga finds the Stavenger's flourishing Moonbase colony threatened when it faces confrontation from an earth scientist determined to own them or obliterate them. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2714 Bova, Ben RETURN TO MARS
(New York): Avon Eos, (1999). 0380976404 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in glossy pictorial wraps. 
"The sequel to Bova's popular MARS (1992) returns Navajo Jamie Waterman to the Red Planet as the mission director in tenuous command of a crew of scientists and astronauts jockeying for political power, romantic liaisons and scientific renown." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2715 Bova, Ben RETURN TO MARS
(New York): Avon Eos, (1999). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a like pictorial dust jacket that shows one very very light crease to front flap fold. 
Hard-sf follow-up to Bova's bestselling MARS. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2716 Bova, Ben THE GREEN TRAP
New York: Forge/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2006). 9780765309242 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
The six-time Hugo Award winning author offers a contemporary thriller about energy, climate change, and skullduggery in dark places. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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2717 Bova, Ben THE HIGH ROAD
Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1981. 0395312884 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. 
Here the author presents his solution to world over-population and resource depletion as moving outwards into space. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2718 Bova, Ben MARS LIFE
New York: TOR / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2008). 0765317877 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. New, fresh from the Publisher! 
Third entry in the long-awaited Mars trilogy first begun in 1992 and then 1999. "Multiple Hugo-winner Bova pens a gripping and convincing conclusion to this compelling story, balancing action and plausible political intrigue."--PW. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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2719 Bova, Ben VENUS
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2000). 031287216X Book club edition. Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club with jacket code 06970. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. Jacket art by John Harris. 
"Bova turns his attention to Venus and a mission to recover one of the bodies of the first mission to attempt a landing there."--Steven H. Silver. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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2720 Bova, Ben, editor EXILES: 3 Novellas
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1978). 0312274939 First hardcover edition. Hardcover. Pages mildly age-toned, else a very nearly fine copy in an illustrated dust jacket that also exhibits some minor age-toning. 
Three novellas by a trio of science fiction's finest writers: GYPSY by Poul Anderson, AND THEN THERE WERE NONE by Eric Frank Russell, and PROFESSION by Isaac Asimov. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2721 Bova, Ben; Pohl, Frederik; Pournelle, Jerry; & Sheffield, Charles FUTURE QUARTET: Earth in the Year 2042: A Four-Part Invention
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1994). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Four of the most respected and prescient speculators on the possible future make projections. SIGNED by sf master Ben Bova on the title-page. Jacket illustration by Vincent DiFate. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2722 Bowden, Mark BLACK HAWK DOWN: A Story of Modern War
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (1999). 0871137380 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in a like dust jacket. 
Bowden's National Book Award-nominated account of a U.S. Special Forces operation in Mogadishu, Somalia--this copy has been SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Ridley Scott's much-praised film adaptation won Oscars for editing and sound. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2723 Bowen, E. J. THE CHEMICAL ASPECTS OF LIGHT: Second Edition, Revised
Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1946. First edition thus. Hardcover. Former owner's signature on the front flyleaf, a very good plus copy in Oxford-blue cloth, lightly faded at the spine; no dust jacket. 
300 pages, appendices, references, and an index. Text figures, tables, formulas. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2724 Bowen, Elizabeth IVY GRIPPED THE STEPS And Other Stories
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Tiny dots of stain to upper page edges, else near fine, in light blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt to the spine; in a dust jacket with browning, especially to rear and spine panels, nicking at corners and spine ends, sticker scar to rear panel. 
Collection of twelve short stories, "comprising a completely successful explanation of what war did to the mind and spirit of the English people."--New Yorker. Originally issued in the U.K. as THE DEMON LOVER AND OTHER STORIES. Listed in Bleiler. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2725 Bowen, Elizabeth PICTURES AND CONVERSATIONS
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975. 0394478967 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Lovely, near fine copy in brown over ruby cloth, with blind embossed device to front cover, gilt-lettering to spine; in price-clipped decorative dust jacket. Typography, binding, and jacket design by Warren Chappell. The title is from Lewis Carroll. 
The esteemed novelist's final book, a collection of fiction and essays. Includes "Notes on Writing a Novel," a fragment of the novel she was working on at the time of her death, a nativity play, chapters from her unfinished autobiography, more. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2726 Bowen, Elizabeth PICTURES AND CONVERSATIONS
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975. 0394478967 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine copy in brown over ruby cloth, with blind embossed device to front cover, gilt-lettering to spine; in a very nearly fine, decorative dust jacket. Typography, binding, and jacket design by Warren Chappell. 
Posthumous collection of works, including the novelist's unfinished autobiography and "Notes on Writing a Novel." With a foreword by Spencer Curtis Brown. The title is from Lewis Carroll. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2727 Bowen, Gail VERDICT IN BLOOD
(Toronto, Ontario): M&S, (1998). 0771014872 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in slick, color pictorial wraps. 
The sixth Joanne Kilbourn mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2728 Bowen, Helen Gilman MOUNT SHASTA OR BUST
Los Angeles: Printed at the Plantin Press, (1978). First edition. Hardcover. Fine fresh copy in green silk, lettered and decorated in gilt, in a fine pictorial dust jacket. A gorgeous book, the presswork of Joseph Simon and Lillian Marks. 
A family travelogue in the 1890's of an excursion to Mount Shasta by horse-drawn camp wagon. 189 pages, photographic plates, endpaper maps and sketch by Ernest Maxwell (EMAX). 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2729 Bowen, Helen Gilman MOUNT SHASTA OR BUST
Los Angeles: Printed at the Plantin Press, (1978). First edition. Hardcover. Fine fresh copy in green silk, lettered and decorated in gilt, in a price-clipped and lightly spotted dust jacket featuring a line illustration of a camp wagon. A gorgeous book, the fine presswork of Joseph Simon and Lillian Marks. 
SIGNED by the author on the title-page. Travelogue of a Southern California excursion to Mount Shasta by horse-drawn camp wagon. 189 pages, photographic plates, endpaper maps showing route. Map and sketches by Ernest Maxwell (EMAX). 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2730 Bowen, Marjorie STINGING NETTLES
Boston: Small, Maynard & Company Publishers, (1923). B0006AJ12M First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. A very good copy in lightly worn, mildly soiled blue cloth with gilt titles to front cover and spine; lacking dust jacket. 
Bowen's scarce autobiographical novel "depicts an Italian husband as a diseased wastrel whose wife selflessly nurses him into the grave."--Jessica A Salmonson. From the prolific and important author of supernatural, historical, crime and adventure tales. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2731 Bowen, Marjorie TWILIGHT and Other Supernatural Romances
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 1998. 1899562494 First edition, limited to 500 copies. Hardcover. Very fine in like illustrated dust jacket with cover art by Deborah McMillion-Nering. Edited and introduced by World Fantasy Award-winning novelist Jessica Amanda Salmonson; afterword by Bowen recounts a personal ghostly experience. 
The first major collection of the celebrated historical novelist's supernatural stories since Arkham House's KECKSIES (1976), is the first of two volumes of Bowen tales from Ash-Tree; with frontispiece photo of Bowen and a note on sources. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2732 Bowen, Marjorie THE RAKE'S PROGRESS
London: William Rider & Son, Limited, 1912. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. About very good only: mild spine slant, scattered pale foxing, especially at front and rear and to page edges, light wear, soiling; in rose linen with decorative embossing to the front cover and gilt titles to the spine; no dust jacket. 
18th century-set historical romance, early tale from the staggeringly prolific author who published under a variety of pseudonyms (Joseph Shearing, Robert Paye, George Preedy, John Winch) and made her mark in a variety of genres. 
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2733 Bowen, Michael SCREENSCAM
(Scottsdale, Arizona): Poisoned Pen Press, (2001). 1890208914 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Very nearly fine in glossy printed wraps. 
Hoosier lawyer Rep Pennyworth faces a tough case involving plagiarism and the possibility of a rigged Academy Awards election. "Sharp characters, sharper plotting and achingly funny views of personal peccadillos..."--Michael Stackpole. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2734 Bowen, Michael FAITHFULLY EXECUTED
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1992). 0312070187 Second printing. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered café au lait boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket with just a hint of edgewear; jacket painting by Jim Sullivan. 
A Richard Michaelson mystery. Minutes after the first federal execution in decades, an autopsy is demanded because the executioner believes the condemned man was dead before he received the lethal injection! From the author of FIELDER'S CHOICE. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2735 Bowen, Michael PUTTING LIPSTICK ON A PIG
(Scottsdale, Arizona): Poisoned Pen Press, (2006). 1590582888 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in, and publisher's complimentary stamp to the front endpaper. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
The Wisconsin, practicing trial lawyer's third novel in the Rep and Melissa Pennyworth series. Attorney Rep Pennyworth can't find much to say for a fellow lawyer's eulogy, and then suspects the coldhearted man may have been murdered for a good deed. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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2736 Bowen, Michael UNFORCED ERROR
(Scottsdale, Az.): Poisoned Pen Press, (2004). 1590581091 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In the second Rep and Melissa Pennyworth misadventure the couple hook up with their good friends librarian Peter Damon and his wife Linda in Kansas City, Mo. for a reenactment of an obscure Civil War battle. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2737 Bowen, R.N.C. THE EXPLORATION OF TIME
London: George Newnes Limited, (1958). First edition. Hardcover. Physicist Daniel Deutsch's embossed seal on the front flyleaf, a near fine copy in hunter green cloth; no dust jacket. 
143 pages, suggested reading, and an index. With many black-and-white photographs and illustrations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2738 Bowen, Rhys EVAN CAN WAIT: A Constable Evans Mystery
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312265875 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In this fifth addition to the charming series, Constable Evans uncovers the dark past while assisting documentary film makers to locate a World War II German bomber plane in his small Welsh village. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2739 Bowen, Robert Sidney DUSTY AYRES AND HIS BATTLE BIRDS: PURPLE TORNADO
(San Diego, California): A Corinth Suspense Novel, (1966). First edition: Paperback Original. CR141. Mass market paperback. A hint of age-toning to the covers and pages, else a fine unread copy in color-illustrated wraps. 
A 12-issue, 2-year sf twist on an earlier aviation pulp, DUSTY AYRES told the story of a world war set in the near future, beginning three years after "all Asia and Europe had been a seething inferno of war." First book appearance of Dusty Ayres No. 3. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2740 Bowen, Robert Sidney DUSTY AYRES AND HIS BATTLE BIRDS: CRIMSON DOOM
(San Diego, California): A Corinth Suspense Novel, (1966). First edition: Paperback Original. CR137; cover price, $.60. Mass market paperback. Very fine, a bright, as-new, unread copy in color-illustrated wraps. 
Sf aviation adventure originally appearing in the August, 1934 issue of the long-lamented "pulp of pulps" DUSTY AYRES AND HIS BATTLE BIRDS, here in its debut as a book. A superb copy! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2741 Bower, Brock DEBRIS
New York: Atheneum, 1967. First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in olive green cloth lettered in gilt; in a mildly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket that shows a hint of edgewear. 
A novel of suspense set on the Carolina coast, where two men, an ad executive and a semi-literate fugitive, meet in a duck blind; by nightfall they have resolved their inner and external conflicts in a welter of violence. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2742 Bowers, Fredson TEXTUAL AND LITERARY CRITICISM
Cambridge: Cambridge at the University Press, 1966. 0521042909 Reprint. Hardcover. Hint of fading to spine, else fine, in full blue cloth with gilt spine titles; in a price-clipped, very good dust jacket that shows age-darkening, a spot of stain to spine panel. [186] pages. 
The first chapter of this cornerstone of literary criticism establishes the importance of textual analysis, the second chapter investigates the particularities of Whitman's 1860 LEAVES OF GRASS, the last two chapters look at Shakespearean texts. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2743 Bowes, Richard FROM THE FILES OF THE TIME RANGERS
(Urbana, IL): Golden Gryphon Press, 2005. 1930846355 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. New. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A mosaic novel about time travel, alternate worlds, gods, cops, and the making of a president. "Rick's work is gold, woven out of the straw, blood, sweat, fire, and ice of his observation." -- Kage Baker, from the foreword. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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2744 Bowker, David THE DEATH PRAYER
(Clarkston, Georgia): (White Wolf Publishing), (1995). First edition. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
Vernon Laverne's unorthodox methods as a cop are based on his sixth sense, which he will need when he meets Hugo Prince, a dark magician who knows the secret of The Death Prayer, a deadly weapon which is untraceable and intangible. 
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2745 Bowles, Jane TWO SERIOUS LADIES
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1943. Second printing. Hardcover. Neat ownership signature to the front endpaper, else a nearly fine copy in tan cloth with titles and decorations in red; in a very good, somewhat worn dust jacket with a thumbnail-sized piece missing from the heel of the spine, and with nicks and tears. 
First and only novel by the author that Tennessee Williams, Truman Capote and John Ashbery considered to be one of the finest and most underrated writers of American fiction. Somewhat scarce in the original edition. The jacket is priced at $2.50. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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2746 Bowles, Paul THE SPIDER'S HOUSE
New York: Random House, (1955). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine, fresh copy; in a very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket that displays minor nicks and slight rubbing. A superior copy! 
Highly regarded, Morocco-set novel by the American expatriate composer/writer, author of THE SHELTERING SKY and THE DELICATE PREY, and husband of fellow author Jane Bowles. The title is from the Koran. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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2747 Bowles, Paul UP ABOVE THE WORLD
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1966). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine, fresh copy; in the illustrated dust jacket displaying a hint of shelfwear. 
Paul Bowles fourth novel "was inspired by the Poe tales and the pulp thrillers that he had devoured when he was a boy. The story of an American couple destroyed by a psychopath whom they meet in Central America."--Michelle Green. An attractive copy! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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2748 Bowley, Marian NASSAU SENIOR AND CLASSICAL ECONOMICS
New York: Octagon Books, 1967. Reprint. Hardcover. Near fine, lacking dust jacket. 
358 pages; appendices, index of names, notes throughout text. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2749 Bowling, Drew THE TOWER OF SHADOWS
New York: Ballantine Books, (2006). 0345486706 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected proof. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
The Maryland author's debut novel features three teenagers and the adults who watch over them. An epic fantasy set in the land of Ellynrie where wizards and students of magic fight against evil. 
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2750 Bowman, David LET THE DOG DRIVE
New York and London: New York University Press, (1992). 0814712053 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in orange cloth, in an illustrated dust jacket. 
Bowman's debut, winner of the Elmer Holmes Bobst Award for Emerging Writers in 1992. In 1976 Bud Salem traverses the country, traveling with a woman who sells oranges, and investigating a corpse in the Texas panhandle. 
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2751 Bowman, David LET THE DOG DRIVE
New York and London: New York University Press, (1992). 0814712053 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Nearly invisible tanning to the endpapers, else fine in orange cloth; in an illustrated dust jacket. 
Bowman's debut, winner of the Elmer Holmes Bobst Award for Emerging Writers in 1992. In 1976 Bud Salem traverses the country, traveling with a woman who sells oranges, and investigating a corpse in the Texas panhandle. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2752 Bowman, Jeanne SUE COMES HOME: A "Sergeant Sue" Story
New York: Gramercy Publishing Company, (1945). First edition. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Very good plus, with tiny tears at spine crown; in a lightly rubbed pictorial dust jacket which shows some light soiling and rubbing and nicking at the spine ends and corners, closed edge tear to rear panel, chipping at flap edges and folds. 
Entry in the WWII romance series begun with SERGEANT SUE; AN OFFICE AND A LADY; and FIRST OFFICER SUE. This copy inscribed to Bill Pratt, "who bust's in to my print on page 101/Jeanne Bowman/Walnut Creek. '45." Pratt is indeed mentioned on page 101! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2753 Bowring, Joseph COMPETITION IN A DUAL ECONOMY
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, (1986). 0691042349 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in brown cloth; in a dust jacket. 208 pages, nine tables, bibliography, and an index. Small octavo. 
A study of competition in industrial organizations that argues there is a dual economy, or two broad categories, core and periphery, and that these two categories of businesses compete against each other. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2754 Boxleitner, Bruce FRONTIER EARTH
New York: Ace Books, (1999). 0441005896 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Near fine in an illustrated, fine dust jacket. 
From BABYLON 5's "Captain Sheridan" comes a new science fiction adventure where advanced space-humans and alien invaders go head-to-head in Tombstone, Arizona, circa 1881. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2755 Boyce, Ann APPLIQUE THE ANN BOYCE WAY
Radnor, Pennsylvania: Chilton Book Company, (1993). First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Fine in wraps. Quarto paperback. 
This book covers threads, needles, battings, interfacing, fabrics, machines and more to illustrate how to accomplish applique. Includes sections on ribbons, trims, piping, and satin stitch. Many step-by-step illustrations, drawings, and photos. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2756 Boyd, Jack IT IT AIN'T BROKE...
(Lubbock, Texas): Texas Tech University Press, 1991. 0896722708 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in sky blue cloth lettered in black; in an illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Dave Smith. 
The traditional heroics and hijinks continue in this third volume about the citizenry of Cedar Gap, a mythical West Texas community. "Boyd has made successful use of the small town tradition established in Twain's TOM SAWYER ."--Texas Books in Review. 
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2757 Boyd, John THE GIRL WITH THE JADE GREEN EYES
New York: The Viking Press, (1978). 0670341649 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Foxing to page edges, thus about near fine, in green boards with silver spine lettering; in an age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Lynda West. 
"Kyra and her small band of compatriots, the lone remnants of a world that sought union with nature to survive, endanger man's diverse society with their resulting biological efficiency."--Dictionary of Literary Biography. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2758 Boyd, John THE POLLINATORS OF EDEN
New York: Weybright and Talley, (1969). Book club edition. Hardcover. Name on the front endpaper, else a near fine copy; in an illustrated dust jacket with a few short closed edge tears to the lower rear panel. 
"A repressed female scientist is liberated and fulfilled, thanks to alien orchids. Sexual mores and the workings of the scientific community are gently satirized."--Barron, ANATOMY OF WONDER (third edition) 4-74. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2759 Boyd, John ANDROMEDA GUN
New York: Berkley Publishing Company/G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1974). 0399113770 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Foxing to upper page edges, uniform tanning to pages, else near fine, in bright orange cloth with black spine titling; in an age-toned, mildly rubbed, lightly foxed, near fine illustrated dust jacket. 
"Comic novel involving a parasitic alien in the Old West" (Clute and Nicholls), from the author of THE LAST STARSHIP FROM EARTH. Jacket art by Paul Lehr. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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2760 Boyd, William STARS AND BARS
London: Hamish Hamilton, (1984). 0241113431 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Uniform age-toning to textblock, else fine, in textured blue covers with gilt spine stamping; in a fine illustrated dust jacket with wraparound artwork by Lyn Duncombe. 
An uproarious portrait of a culture clash deep in the heart of the American South. "Boyd has written a perfect book. He is funnier than Evelyn Waugh."--Los Angeles Times. "Stands in the great tradition of the English comic novel."--The Boston Globe. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2761 Boyd, William ON THE YANKEE STATION: Stories
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1984. 0688031110 First U.S. edition. Two additional stories have been added to the American edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a lightly age-toned dust jacket. 
Boyd's first book of short fiction is an eclectic collection displaying the author's wide array of writing talents. The stories include a portrayal of a napalm-happy pilot in Vietnam, and a failed child actor in Los Angeles. 
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2762 Boyer, Rick BILLINGSGATE SHOAL
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1982. 0395329410 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Near fine in printed wraps. 
Inscribed, SIGNED and dated by the author to the title-page. Edgar-winning debut "Doc" Adams mystery by the author of THE GIANT RAT OF SUMATRA. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2763 Boyer, Rick BILLINGSGATE SHOAL
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1982. 0395329410 First edition. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to a noted collector/dealer to the half-title page. Hardcover. Very slight bumping to the lower corner tips, else fine; in a photo-illustrated dust jacket. 
Edgar-winning debut "Doc" Adams mystery. "Rick Boyer is from Boston and he knows the town. He also knows how to write; and the combination is terrific."--Robert B. Parker. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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2764 Boyer, Rick THE PENNY FERRY
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1984. 0395352886 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
A Doc Adams mystery from the author of the Edgar Award-winning BILLINGSGATE SHOAL. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2765 Boyer, Rick THE DAISY DUCKS
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. 0395352894 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
A Doc Adams mystery from the author of THE GIANT RAT OF SUMATRA. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2766 Boyer, Rick MOSCOW METAL
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with light rubbing to the extremities and a short edge tear to the spine. 
A Doc Adams mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2767 Boyer, Rick THE WHALE'S FOOTPRINTS
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1988. First edition. Hardcover. Lightly bumped upper corner tips, else a near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Doc Adams mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2768 Boylan, Edward J., Jr. TERRY AND THE PIRATES IN THE ADVENTURES OF THE JEWELS OF JADE
(New York, N.Y.): Checkerbooks, Inc., (1949). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Mass market paperback. Upper corner tip of rear cover clipped, nicks to spine ends, covers rubbed, creases to spine, good to very good in illustrated wraps. 
Number one in this Terry and the Pirates series. Original price 15 cents. Fabulous cover art depicting a scantily clad asian woman pointing a gun at a large-jawed dude holding a jade necklace. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2769 Boylan, Eleanor MURDER OBSERVED
New York: Henry Holt, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
A Clara Gamadge mystery. Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2770 Boylan, Eleanor MURDER MACHREE
New York: Henry Holt, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Clara Gamadge mystery. Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2771 Boylan, Eleanor PUSHING MURDER
New York: Henry Holt, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Clara Gamadge mystery. Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2772 Boylan, Eleanor WORKING MURDER
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1989). 0805010300 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a mildly age-toned dust jacket. 
Eleanor Boylan, borrowing characters created by her aunt, Elizabeth Daly--the 1940s mystery writer, creates a new series featuring Clara Gamadge, wife of the recently deceased rare-book expert, Henry Gamadge. Author's first novel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2773 Boylan, James Finney THE PLANETS
New York: Poseidon Press, (1991). 067172715X First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Near fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
The first novel by Boylan, author of REMIND ME TO MURDER YOU LATER, and editor of AMERICAN BYSTANDER magazine from 1980-82, (founded by Saturday Night Live and Second City stars). The comic novel was inspired by the music of Gustav Holst. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2774 Boyle, Frederick THE WOODLANDS ORCHIDS: Described and Illustrated with Stories of Orchid-Collecting
London: Macmillan & Co., Limited, 1901. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Uniform browning to the front and rear endpapers, upper corner tip lightly bumped, else near fine in gilt-stamped dark blue cloth, all edges gilt. Quarto. [x], 274 pages; indexed. Sixteen chromolithographed plates by J. L. Macfarlane. 
The Woodlands was the name given by Robert Measures, to his estate in Streatham, England. Measures commissioned Frederick Boyle to write a book on the Woodlands and the history of his favorite orchid plants. A celebrated work in superior condition. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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2775 Boyle, T. Coraghessan RIVEN ROCK
New York: (1998). 0670878812 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
"A tale of love and loss in the early years of our century," from the PEN/Faulkner Award-winning author of THE TORTILLA CURTAIN and WATER MUSIC. Warmly inscribed, dated and SIGNED by Boyle to the title-page. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2776 Boyle, Thomas. COLD STOVE LEAGUE
Chicago: Academy Chicago Publishers, (1983). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 

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2777 Boyne, Walter J. TROPHY FOR EAGLES
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1989). 0517572761 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Embossed ownership seal to the front endpaper, else fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Michael Garland. 
Historical novel about the golden age of aviation by the coauthor of THE WILD BLUE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2778 Bozeman, Pat, editor FORGED DOCUMENTS: Proceedings of the 1989 Houston Conference
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Books, 1990. 0938768220 First edition. Hardcover. Bookseller's ticket to the rear endsheet, rubber date stamp to the front endsheet, traces of wear to the tips, else near fine in red boards with gilt titles and rules to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 
As organized by the University of Houston Libraries, the documents which derived from the 1989 conference discuss the problems raised from knowledge of forged documents for collectors, historians, and libraries. 162 pages; references, appendices. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2779 Bracco, Edgar Jean CHATTELS OF ELDORADO
New York, N. Y.: Avon Publications, Inc., (1955). First edition: Paperback Original. Avon #T-98. Mass market paperback. Very very mild corner crease to each cover, else an unread, very nearly fine copy in illustrated wraps with provocative cover art by Everett Raymond Kinstler of a slave auction in progress. The slaves on the block are women in varying states of undress. 
A sampling: "For answer she moved slightly, the belt of the peignoir loosened, and her leg--long and white and gently tapered--touched him like a torch to kindling..." Seagoing adventure peopled with rakehells, rascals, exotic slaves and Dominique! 
Price: 12.50 USD
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2780 Brace, Gerald Warner THE WORLD OF CARRICK'S COVE
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., (1957). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in blue clothbacked cloth over powder blue boards, spine titles and rules gilt; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket with minor edge wear and nicking. Jacket painting by W.N. Wilson. 
Gerald Warner Brace (1901-1978), was a sailor, writer, and teacher whose novels are mostly set in rural New England. THE WORLD OF CARRICK'S COVE, set in Maine, was nominated for the National Book Fiction Award. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2781 Brackett, Leigh MARTIAN QUEST: The Early Brackett
Royal Oak, Michigan: Haffner Press, 2002. 1893887111 First edition, first printing: One of 100 numbered copies, SIGNED by the author of the Introduction. Hardcover. Fine, a new book, in black cloth with gilt spine titling; in an illustrated dust jacket featuring artwork by Virgil Finlay. 478 pages, including acknowledgements. With an introduction by Michael Moorcock. Housed in the publisher's black cloth slipcase. 
Dandy collection of Brackett's twenty earliest stories--in Haffner's customary superb production. "Everything about her early stories...made them an ideal and fertile blend of traditional space opera and sword and sorcery."--John Clute. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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2782 Brackett, Leigh MARTIAN QUEST: The Early Brackett
Royal Oak, Michigan: Haffner Press, 2002. 1893887111 First edition, first printing: One of a thousand trade editions issued. Hardcover. Fine, a new book, in black cloth with gilt spine titling; in an illustrated dust jacket featuring artwork by Virgil Finlay. 478 pages, including acknowledgements. With an introduction by Michael Moorcock. Unopened in the publisher's shrinkwrap! 
Dandy collection of Brackett's twenty earliest stories--in Haffner's customary superb production. "Everything about her early stories...made them an ideal and fertile blend of traditional space opera and sword and sorcery."--John Clute. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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2783 Brackett, Leigh; Hamilton, Edmond, editor THE BEST OF LEIGH BRACKETT
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., (1977). First edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club with code S24. Hardcover. Near fine with some wear to the shelf edge; in an age-toned illustrated dust jacket. Striking jacket art by Jack Woolhiser. Edited and introduced by Brackett's husband and fellow sf writer; with an afterword by Brackett. 
10 sf stories from the remarkable Brackett, who blazed paths in the man's world of the pulps, producing muscular, literate work in multiple genres, going on to author screenplays for, among others, THE LONG GOODBYE, RIO BRAVO and THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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2784 Brackett, Leigh; Illustrated by Frank Kelly Freas LORELEI OF THE RED MIST
Royal Oak, Michigan: Haffner Press, 2007. 1893887243 First edition, first trade printing: 1000 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. New in the original unopened shrinkwrap! Tall octavo. 496 pages. 
Picking up where MARTIAN QUEST: The Early Brackett (2002) left off, this volume collects 12 more tales of strange adventures on other worlds from the undisputed "Queen of Space Opera." Foreword by Ray Bradbury; Introduction by Harry Turtledove. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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2785 Bradbury, Malcolm CUTS
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1987). 006015845X First U.S. edition. In the Harper Short Novel Series. Hardcover. Fine in cloth-backed paper-over-boards with gilt rules and lettering; in illustrated dust jacket. With illustrations by Tom Phillips. 
"CUTS takes one hapless, unknown writer of genius away from his night-school teaching duties and puts him into the glass towers of Eldorado Television." From the esteemed critic and novelist, author of EATING PEOPLE IS WRONG and THE HISTORY MAN. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2786 Bradbury, Malcom THE HISTORY MAN
(London): The Observer, (1981). First edition thus: The Observer Classic of the Month Library. Hardcover. Faint sticker residue to pastedown, else fine, in gilt-stamped blue cloth shelfback over gilt-stamped lighter blue boards; in a near fine printed dust jacket. 
"Husband and wife radical poseurs wreak havoc in British academia during the '60s and '70s in this satirical novel first published in 1975," and here reset, specially designed and produced for The Observer by Martin Secker and Warburg. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2787 Bradbury, Ray THE GOLDEN APPLES OF THE SUN and Other Stories
(Burton, MI): Subterranean Press, 2008. First edition thus. One of 600 trade copies, unsigned. Our copy has been specially SIGNED by the author! Hardcover. Very fine, as-new, in a very fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
New special edition of Ray Bradbury’s seminal collection, restoring the original 1953 table of contents, featuring, for the first time anywhere, an extra 48 pages--play versions of two of the tales, printed in facsimile format. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2788 Bradbury, Ray DANDELION WINE
Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, (2000). A Collector's Edition issued by the Easton Press. Collector's notes sheet laid in. Fine in full blood-red leather, decorated and lettered in gilt, with hubbed spine, all edges gilt, illustrated endpapers, satin ribbon marker. Color frontispiece by longtime Bradbury collaborator Joseph Mugnaini created expressly for this issue. 
Bradbury's debut novel "takes us into the summer of 1928, and to all the wondrous and magical events in the life of a 12-year-old Midwestern boy named Douglas Spaulding."--Stanley Wiater. SIGNED by the author! 
Price: 175.00 USD
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2789 Bradbury, Ray IL GRANDE MONDO LAGGIU: 34 RACCONTI (The Great Wide World Over There: 34 Stories)
(Milano): Oscar Mondadori, (2000). 8804426535 Leggiere I Classici edition: a trade-sized paperback. SIGNED by author Bradbury to the title-page. Italian edition. Fine, an unread copy in illustrated wraps with cover artwork (a cluster of space ships) by Frank and Jeff Lavaty. Rendered into Italian by Laura Grimaldi. 
Original selection of Bradbury tales apparently drawn from THE STORIES OF RAY BRADBURY, including: "The Golden Apples of the Sun"; "The Coffin"; "Embroidery"; "The Lake"; "Exorcism"; "The End of the Beginning"; "The Great Wide World Over There." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2790 Bradbury, Ray AS CRONICAS MARCIANAS (THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES)
(Rio de Janeiro): Livraria Francisco Alves Editora S.A., (1980). Second edition thus. Mundo da Ficcao Cientifica imprint. This copy SIGNED by author Bradbury. Creasing to rear cover and last few leaves of textblock, faint soiling to some pages, else near fine, apparently unread; in illustrated flapfold wraps. 
Brazilian edition of THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES. Cover art features a glowing blue ball floating above a red-skied alien landscape. The cover blurb promotes the "superproducao da NBC TV" with Rock Hudson and Maria Schell, which was released in 1980. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2791 Bradbury, Ray KUVITETTU MIES (The Illustrated Man)
Helsinki: Kirjayhtyma, (1981). 9512605260 First edition thus. Finnish edition. SIGNED by author Bradbury to the front free endsheet. Hardcover. A nearly fine copy in black cloth with silver spine titling; in an illustrated dust jacket with eerie and unsettling jacket painting by Piotr Tomaszeski. 
Finnish edition of one of Bradbury's key short story collections ("The Veldt"; "Kaleidoscope"; "The Long Rain"; et alia) bookended by the tattoed man prologue and epilogue; translated into Finnish by Aarne Valpola. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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2792 Bradbury, Ray IL MERAVIGLIOSO VESTITO COLOR PANNA e altre commedie (The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit and Other Plays)
(Milano): Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, (1987). 8804297816 First Italian edition, first printing: a paperback. In the Teatro E Cinema series. A fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps. Cover art by Ferenc Pinter. 
First Italian appearance of Bradbury's plays, THE WONDERFUL ICE CREAM SUIT, "The Veldt"; and "To the Chicago Abyss." With Bradbury's introduction. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2793 Bradbury, Ray DANDELION WINE (Russian translation)
Moscow: Khudozhestvennaya Literatura, 1989. 5280006734 First edition, thus: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Corner crease to upper front cover, else fine, in illustrated wraps with splendid cover art depicting a door blown open by a gust of dandelions; at the foot of the door, a pair of sneakers. 
Russian edition gathers DANDELION WINE and 27 stories from other collections. No U.S. equivalent. Appealingly wistful cover painting. [400] pages. SIGNED by author Bradbury to the title-page. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2794 Bradbury, Ray DIE GOLDENEN APFEL DER SONNE: Ausegewahlte Kurzgeschichten (THE GOLDEN APPLES OF THE SUN: Selected Stories)
Berlin: Volk und Welt, (1990). 3353006753 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. German edition. SIGNED by author Bradbury to the title-page. Trade Paperback. Fine, in slick, illustrated wraps with whimsical cover art depicting a golden explosion sending skyward a disembodied mass of humanity, separated from their clothes, their limbs, their heads, their souls? 
Original collection of 31 Bradbury stories rendered into German, drawn not only from the original GOLDEN APPLES, but also from A MEDICINE FOR MELANCHOLY, THE OCTOBER COUNTRY, THE MACHINERIES OF JOY and I SING THE BODY ELECTRIC. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2795 Bradbury, Ray CEMENTERIO PARA LUNATICOS (A Graveyard for Lunatics)
(Buenos Aires): Emece Editores, (1991). 9500410893 First edition thus: a trade paperback original. Argentinian Spanish-language edition. One of 9000 copies printed. Trade Paperback. Minor crimp to rear cover, mild rubbing, else a fine, unread copy, in slick color-illustrated flap-fold wraps. 
Bradbury's 50's-set Hollywood mystery, here translated into Spanish by Julia Bensenor de Jais. With striking montage-style cover. SIGNED by author Bradbury to the half-title page. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2796 Bradbury, Ray SOMBRAS VERDES, BALLENA BLANCA (Green Shadows, White Whale)
(Buenos Aires): Emece Editores, (1993). 9500412705 First edition: Argentinian issue. In the Grandes Novelistas series. One of 10,000 copies printed. Fine in slick, illustrated flap-fold wraps. Cover design by Eduardo Ruiz. 
The novelization of the author's experiences in Ireland while writing the screenplay of MOBY DICK for director John Huston, translated into Spanish by Rolanda Costa Picazo. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2797 Bradbury, Ray THE OCTOBER COUNTRY
(New York): William Morrow/An Imprint of HarperCollins, (1999). 0380973871 First edition thus, first printing. SIGNED by the author at a special event in our shop. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Includes black-and-white illustrations by Joe Mugnaini and a new introduction by Bradbury. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2798 Bradbury, Ray THE ILLUSTRATED MAN
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., [1969]. 0385042183 Book club edition. Hardcover. Near fine in black boards with grey spine titles; lacking the dust jacket. 
Twenty otherworldly stories of love, madness, and death by one of science fiction's most acclaimed writers. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2799 Bradbury, Ray THE TOYNBEE CONVECTOR
London: Grafton Books, (1989). 0246134305 First U.K. edition, first printing. Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Corner tips lightly bumped, else fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration and design by Wendell Minor. 
A collection of twenty-three tales by the master storyteller--the unparalleled Ray Bradbury. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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2800 Bradbury, Ray SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES
(New York, NY): William Morrow/An imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, (2001). 0380977273 Reissue of the Morrow edition, with new jacket art by Tim O'Brien. Hardcover. New. Fine, a new book, in a fine, new dust jacket. 

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