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2901 Brautigan, Richard THE OCTOPUS FRONTIER
San Francisco, California: Carp Press, 1960. First edition of the author's fourth publication. A hint of age-toning and a trace of soiling to the covers, else fine in black-and-white photographic stapled wraps. 
A slim volume of twenty-two short poems, in which Brautigan continues his "creation of order and meaning from objects in the literal world by using them to construct a fantasy world within his own imagination."--DLB: Volume Five. Scarce! 
Price: 750.00 USD
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2902 Braverman, Kate SQUANDERING THE BLUE: Stories
New York: Fawcett Columbine, (1990). 0449905519 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected Proof. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the half-title page. Proof. Fine in bright yellow printed wraps. 
First short story collection by the novelist and poet. All twelve related stories are set in Los Angeles and feature emotionally fragile, addictive, divorced, and exiled women who are turning 40. A scarce pre-publication issue. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2903 Bray, Jeremy PRODUCTION PURPOSE AND STRUCTURE: Towards a Socialist Theory of Production
London: Francis Pinter (Publishers), (1982). 0861872649 First edition, first printing: Trade Paperback--simultaneous issue. Trade Paperback. Fine in wraps. 173 pages; appendices; and index. 
A socialist theory of production with practical applications. Dr. Bray explains that economists have not made use of the mathematics of non-equilibrium systems, which can cause the spontaneous emergence of new structures out of chaos and disorder. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2904 Breathed, Berkeley RED RANGER CAME CALLING: A Guaranteed True Christmas Story
Boston/New York/London: Little, Brown and Company, (1994). 0316102490 Second printing of the paperback edition: an oversized square quarto-sized softcover. Fine, in illustrated wraps. As-new! 
"For Breathed, 'tis the season to be laugh-out-loud funny one page and cause a tiny tear to well in the reader's eye the next. Breathed's artwork is as wondrous and unpredictable as his tale."--PW. Inscribed and SIGNED by author/artist Breathed. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2905 Breathed, Berkeley (helping slightly) EDWURD FUDWUPPER FIBBED BIG: Explained by Fannie Fudwupper
Boston/New York/London: Little, Brown and Company/A Storyopolis Book, (2000). 0316106755 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, laminated, color-illustrated boards, decorative endpapers; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. 
"From a long line of liars, there's none higher upper/Than my fibbing big brother, The Edwurd Fudwupper." Thus begins Breathed's truly twisted rhymed picture-book cautionary fable. This copy inscribed and SIGNED by the author/illustrator. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2906 Breaznell, Gene STAR OF SUTHERLAND
New York: Walker, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A witty romp through academia, the South and mid-life crises. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2907 Brecht, Bertolt; English versions by Eric and Maja Bentley PARABLES FOR THE THEATER, Two Plays by Bertolt Brecht: The Good Woman of Setzuan and The Caucasian Chalk Circle
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, (1948). First edition: black binding with white lettering; graphic dust jacket in tones of black, brown and white. Hardcover. Light edgewear, pages a trifle age-toned, else near fine; in an age-toned, price-clipped dust jacket with wear to the edges, mildly creased short closed edge tear to front panel, very shallow nicking to edges and to flap folds. A nice copy, withal. 
A seminal figure in 20th century drama, Brecht, as theorist--has been abused by both boosters and detractors, yet his poetry and plays endure triumphant. First printing in any language of these two key works, in the Bentleys' superb, historic renderings. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2908 Breckenridge, Sean YUPPIE SCUM
New York: St. Martin's, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with shelfwear to the edges. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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2909 Breen, Jon L. LISTEN FOR THE CLICK
New York: Walker, (1983). 0802754929 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Signed by the author to the title page. Horse racing mystery. Jerry Brogan mystery. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2910 Breen, Jon L. LISTEN FOR THE CLICK
New York: Walker, (1983). 0802754929 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Jerry Brogan, Surfside Meadows Racetrack's announcer investigates the murder of a jockey. Complicating matters is an old meddling widow, a crime novel enthusiast who thinks she can solve this real crime. The author's first novel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2911 Breen, Jon L. LOOSE LIPS
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Horse racing mystery; Jerry Brogan mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2912 Breen, Jon L. HOT AIR
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1991). 0671681052 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A Jerry Brogan horse racing mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2913 Breen, Jon L. & Ball, John, editors MURDER CALIFORNIA STYLE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1987). 0312006209 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a very nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Twenty-two short stories by members of the Southern California Chapter of Mystery Writers of America. With an introduction by John Stevenson and work by Howard Browne, Maxine O'Callaghan, Joseph Hansen, John Ball, Robert Bloch, among others. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2914 Breihan, Carl and Montgomery, Wayne FORTY YEARS ON THE WILD FRONTIER
Greenwich, Connecticut: Devin-Adair, Publishers, (1985). 0815955189 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in red cloth over red textured boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. Octavo. 213 pages; 16 black-and-white photo-plates. 
Drawn from John Montgomery's journals of his life in Tombstone, Arizona from 1870 to 1909, this freshly written account illuminates what really happened at the OK Corral; tells about the Ludlow massacre; portrays mass murderess Kate Bender; and more. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2915 Bremm, Hazel G. Stagg TOUCH YOU WITH MY WORDS
Francestown, New Hampshire: The Golden Quill Press, Publishers, (1987). First edition, first printing. Inscribed and SIGNED by the dedicatee, Henry Picola, President of The Poetry Society of Southern California. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-embossed maroon boards; in a lightly soiled illustrated dust jacket with art by Betsy Hardwick. 
Hazel G. Stagg Bremm's eighth book of poetry is a collection of homespun rhymes that became her hallmark. The Los Angeles poet was elected Poet Laureate by The Poetry Society of Southern California. She was 85 years old at the time of publication. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2916 Brenchley, Chaz BRIDGE OF DREAMS, Book One: Selling Water by the River
New York: Ace Books, (2006). 0441013244 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Eric Bowman. 
"Set in an exotic world evocative of the classic Arabian Nights stories...first in a new fantasy series from British author Brenchley."--PW. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2917 Brenchley, Chaz; O'Brien, Sean; Anderson, Gail-Nina PHANTOMS AT THE PHIL
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Side Real Press/Northern Gothic, 2005. 0954295315 First edition, first printing: one of 300 numbered copies SIGNED by the authors. Hardcover. Fine, a new book, in green boards with gilt spine titles and gilt front cover device; no dust jacket, as issued. CD encased in vinyl enveloped affixed to rear pastedown. 
Trio of Christmas ghost stories written for the 2004 debut event at the Literary & Philosophical Society in Newcastle upon Tyne; with a CD of the stories being read in an atmosphere of mulled wine, mince pies and music. Introduction by Ramsey Campbell. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2918 Brennan, Carol HEADHUNT
New York: Carroll and Graf, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with shelfwear at the edges. 
The author's first mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2919 Brennan, Carol FULL COMMISSION
New York: Carroll and Graf, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with traces of shelfwear at the edges. 
A Liz Wareham mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2920 Brennan, Deirdre; Medbh, Maighread; and Chonchuir, Nuala DIVAS!: New Irish Women's Writing
(Galway, Ireland): Arlen House, (2003). 1903631408 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine in color illustrated wraps with fold-in flaps. Introduction by Rebecca Pelan. 
SIGNED by each of the three authors to the title page. An bountiful anthology comprising lyrical poetry by three diverse modern Irish women poets. Brennan focuses on a natural world, Medbh speaks with rap & rock; and Chonchuir mixes exotic with local. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2921 Brennan, Joseph Payne THE CHRONICLES OF LUCIUS LEFFING
West Kingston, Rhode Island: Donald M. Grant, 1977. B0006CUTQ2 First edition: 1540 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Illustrated by John Linton and with an introduction by Frank Belknap Long. Eight tales of Lucius Leffing, the psychic investigator and private detective, are presented here for the first time in book form. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2922 Brennan, Joseph Payne STORIES OF DARKNESS AND DREAD
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1973. First edition, first printing. 4138 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Eighteen chilling stories written since Brennan's successful first collection, NINE HORRORS. Includes "Killer Cat," and "The House on Hazel Street," among others. Jacket art by Denis Tiani. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2923 Brenner, Anita; illustrations by Jean Charlot A HERO BY MISTAKE: The Story of a Frightened Indian
New York: William R. Scott, Inc., [1952]. B0007F9L9E First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Wear to upper and lower edges of covers, tiny rubber-stamped cross to front endsheet and half-title page, thus near fine; in a very good minus dust jacket: worn, nicked, soiled, age-darkened, rubbed, price-clipped. 
Picturebook "has a folktale quality of the best sort."--Saturday Review. The two-color artwork is by the Paris-born and trained artist, who--drawn by his heritage on his mother's side, moved to Mexico and worked as assistant to muralist Diego Rivera. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2924 Brenner, Leah; with illustrations by Diego Rivera AN ARTIST GROWS UP IN MEXICO
(New York): The Beechhurst Press, (1953). B0007E8PQ0 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in milk chocolate brown linen with gilt spine stamping; in a very good plus dust jacket that shows age-toning, mild soiling, a few tiny scrapes to spine, a tiny chip and attendant creasing to rear panel. 
Seven tales of imaginary artist, Pancho Pacheco, from childhood to the threshold of manhood, in the days immediately preceding the Revolution. With sixteen pen-and-ink drawings by Diego Rivera. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2925 Brenner, Leslie GREETINGS FROM THE GOLDEN STATE
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (2001). 0805065644 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
The author's clever debut novel has a quirky ancedotal style that follows the exploits of the dysfunctionally funny Kelbow family of Hollywood, from the election of JFK through the Bush administration. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2926 Breslin, Jimmy WORLD WITHOUT END, AMEN
New York: The Viking Press, (1973). 0670790206 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Some light wear to the shelf edge, mild tanning to the textblock, else about fine, in a fine dust jacket that shows some minor production rippling to the lamination. 
Novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, this copy SIGNED by the author to the front free endpaper. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2927 Brett, Jan FRITZ AND THE BEAUTIFUL HORSES
Boston. Houghton Mifflin Company, (1981). Reprint. Hardcover. Very mild fading of edges, else fine in blue cloth with lettering and device stamped in silver; in a dust jacket with light soiling all over and a 3cm mark in crayon to top corner tip of front panel. Oblong octavo. 
SIGNED and inscribed to the half-title by Brett. Full-color artwork sparkles in intricate detail across every page of this exceptional picture book about Fritz, a plain, but sure-footed pony who finally gets the chance to shine in his own best way. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2928 Brett, Simon SITUATION TRAGEDY
New York: Scribner's, (1981). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Owner's blind stamp on front end paper else fine in dust jacket. 
Charles Paris mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2929 Brett, Simon SITUATION TRAGEDY
New York: Scribner's, (1981). 0684172682 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
A Charles Paris mystery. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2930 Brett, Simon NOT DEAD, ONLY RESTING
New York: Scribner's, 1984. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Review copy; Charles Paris mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2931 Brett, Simon A SHOCK TO THE SYSTEM
New York: Scribner's, (1985). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Nearly fine in dust jacket. 
Nasty comedy of manners and murder from the author of the mystery series starring Charles Paris, erstwhile actor, accidental sleuth. Filmed in 1990 with Michael Caine, Elizabeth McGovern, Swoozie Kurtz and Samuel L. Jackson. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2932 Brett, Simon DEAD GIVEAWAY
New York: Scribner's, (1985). 0684185172 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a lightly age-toned dust jacket. 
Charles Paris mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2933 Brett, Simon A SHOCK TO THE SYSTEM
New York: Scribner's, (1985). First U.S. edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Murderously funny black humor aimed at the greed-based society of the 80's from the author of the popular Charles Paris mysteries. Filmed in 1990 with Michael Caine in the central role. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2934 Brett, Simon A NICE CLASS OF CORPSE
New York: Scribner's, (1986). 0684186853 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The creator of the Charles Paris mysteries present a new character, Melita Pargeter. Melita takes a vacation at a seaside home for retirees and soon finds herself investigating a murder and other mysterious goings-on at the Devereux Hotel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2935 Brett, Simon WHAT BLOODY MAN IS THAT?
New York: Scribner's, (1987). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A Charles Paris mystery. The title is the first line from that Scottish play. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2936 Brett, Simon A SERIES OF MURDERS
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1989). 0684190966 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. 
Inscribed, dated in the year of publication, and SIGNED by author Brett to the title-page. A Charles Paris mystery. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2937 Brett, Simon A SERIES OF MURDERS
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1989). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in dust jacket. 
A Charles Paris mystery. "With revealing insights into the behind-the-camera world of television, A SERIES OF MURDERS is witty and clever entertainment from the recognized master of the comic mystery." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2938 Brett, Simon A SERIES OF MURDERS
New York: Scribner's, (1989). 0684190966 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a like dust jacket. 
"A new Simon Brett is an event for mystery fans."--P.D. James. Paris finds gainful employ playing Sergeant Clump in a long-running TV series, and before long an impossibly bad co-star is crushed beneath a props case and Paris is on it, the case that is. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2939 Brett, Simon CORPORATE BODIES
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1991. 0575051523 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a price-clipped dust jacket. Striking color photo-pictorial artwork by Jane Bown. 
A Charles Paris mystery. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2940 Brett, Simon THE CHRISTMAS CRIMES AT PUZZEL MANOR
(New York, New York): Delacorte Press, (1992).; 0385308434 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Former Scotland Yard detective Jack Tarant and his girlfriend Maria have high hopes for a Christmas holiday weekend at the luxurious Puzzel Manor estate. However, soon after they arrive, they discover a body! 
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2941 Brett, Simon CORPORATE BODIES
New York: Scribner's, (1992). 0684193973 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Inscribed, dated in the year of publication, and SIGNED by the author to the title-page; Charles Paris mystery. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2942 Brett, Simon SINGLED OUT
New York: Scribner, (1995). 0684802481 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a like dust jacket. 
Gritty and character-rich psychological suspense from the author of the Charles Paris novels and the highly praised A SHOCK TO THE SYSTEM. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2943 Brevier, Linafont TRAMPOGRAPHY: Reminscences of a Rovin' Printer, 1913-1917
Glendale, California: (Privately Printed), 1954. First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Mild age-darkening to covers, a bit of rubbing, else a near fine copy, in staplebound, illustrated covers. This copy inscribed and SIGNED by Carl G. Hammer, who, though we cannot confirm it, appears to be the author behind the whimsical pseudonym. 
"Story of young tramp printer who spent three years roamin' at the beck and call of the ever-present wanderlust." Autobiographical adventures of a 19-year-old peripatetic printer, one of those fabled ink-stained knights of the road. Scarce! 
Price: 65.00 USD
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2944 Brewer, James D. NO VIRTUE
New York: Walker, (1995). 0802732593 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Masey Baldridge/Luke Williamson mystery taking place just after the end of the Civil War. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2945 Brewer, James D. NO REMORSE: A Masey Baldridge/Luke Williamson Mystery
New York: Walker and Company, (1997). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

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2946 Brewerton, Derrick ALL ABOUT ARTHRITIS: Past, Present, Future
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1992. First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy without dust jacket. 
Textured cream cloth with black lettering. 317 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2947 Brewton, Sara and John E., selected by; illustrated by Vera Bock BRIDLED WITH RAINBOWS: Poems About Many Things Of Earth And SKy
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1949. B0007HPR22 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tiny crimp to spine crown, else fine in grey-beige composition binding with blue lettering and illustrative devices; in illustrated dust jacket that is age-toned, shows a few short edge tears, light edge wear and nicking, small chip to upper spine panel. 
Poems of "pure delight" for children, grouped in whimsical subject categories and illustrated with Ms. Bock's exquisite woodcut-style decorations. Follow-up to the editors' earlier collections, UNDER THE TENT OF THE SKY and GAILY WE PARADE. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2948 Brey, J. and Jones, R.B., editors CRITICAL PHENOMENA
Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1976. First edition. Trade Paperback. Fine in wraps. 
Trade paperback. This scholarly volume presents papers on critical phenomena and scale invariance, scale transformation in dynamic models, statistical mechanics of equilibrium systems, and more. Includes bibliographical references, 383 pages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2949 Brice, Tony LITTLE HIPPO AND HIS RED BICYCLE
New York: Rand McNally & Company, (1945). First edition. Hardcover. A fine, fresh copy in boards with an unusually bright, color illustrated front cover; in a price-clipped dust jacket that mimics the front and rear covers. 
Tony Brice wrote and illustrated a series of animal books, where the "little" titles refer to large animals. This title, bound with a delicate spine, is so well preserved, it is difficult to perceive it as a fragile book. Color and b&w illustrations. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2950 Brick, John TROUBLED SPRING
New York: Farrar, Straus and Company, (1950). First edition. Hardcover. Pale offsetting to endsheets, else a very nearly fine copy in bright Union blue cloth with yellow top-edge coloring; in a lightly rubbed, faintly age-toned, mildly edge-worn pictorial dust jacket that is slightly faded to the spine panel. A nice copy! 
In the "troubled spring" of 1865, Sam Bellnap returns home after many months in Andersonville, the most dreaded of Confederate prisons, to find that the War Department has declared him dead, and that the girl he loved has married his brother! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2951 Bricusse, Leslie; illustrated by Errol Le Cain CHRISTMAS 1993 Or Santa's Last Ride
London/Boston: Faber and Faber, (1987). 0571146511 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Quarto. 
Picture-book holiday poem by the celebrated lyricist. This copy inscribed to the late oil magnate and movie mogul Marvin Davis, his wife Barbara and "all the other lovely Davises," dated --"XMAS 1989 (only 4 to go!)" -- and SIGNED by author Bricusse. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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2952 Bridge, Ann NUMBERED ACCOUNT
New York: McGraw-Hill, (1960). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Former lending library stamp to the title page, tanning to the pages, else a very good plus copy in a very good dust jacket. 

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2953 Bridge, Ann MOMENTS OF KNOWING: Personal Experiences In The Realm Of Extra-Sensory Perception
New York: McGraw-Hill, (1971). Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket with 2 very tiny edge tears. 

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2954 Bridge, Ann JULIA INVOLVED: Three Julia Probyn novels
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1962). B0006AY0ZK First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine; with minor shelfwear; in a mildly rubbed, very good plus dust jacket missing a tiny chip from the upper spine. 
Includes: THE LIGHTHEARTED QUEST, THE PORTUGUESE ESCAPE and THE NUMBERED ACCOUNT. Uncommon in the original publisher's edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2955 Bridges, Robert; illustrated by Oliver Herford, F.G. Attwood, and A.E. Sterner OVERHEARD IN ARCADY
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1894. First edition, first printing. Series of articles originally published in LIFE as by ''Droch.'' Hardcover. Owner's 1894 name and note to front free endpaper, else nearly fine, with evidence of mild use; in maroon cloth with devices, rules, and lettering; no dust jacket. The b&w illustrations, especially the author caricatures, are delectable. 
Utterly enchanting collection of little playlets about contemporary authors in which characters from their works chat about their progenitors: Stockton, Barrie, Kipling, Davis, Howells, James, Aldrich, Harding Davis, Meredith, RLS, Marion Crawford. 
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2956 Brierley, David BIG BEAR, LITTLE BEAR
London: Faber and Faber, (1981). First edition. Hardcover. Former owner's mark on the front endpaper, tanning to the pages, else a near fine copy in dust jacket. 

Price: 25.00 USD
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2957 Brightwell, Emily MRS. JEFFRIES AND THE FEAST OF ST. STEPHEN
New York: Berkley Prime Crime, (2007). 0425217310 First edition, first printing. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
"Brightwell's unobtrusive 23rd Victorian historical mystery (after Mrs. Jeffries and the Best Laid Plans) adds a dash of holiday spirit to the adventures of Insp. Gerald Witherspoon and his housekeeper, Mrs. Jeffries."--Publisher's Weekly. 
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2958 Brill, Toni DATE WITH A DEAD DOCTOR
New York: St. Martin's, (1991). 0312054092 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A childrens mystery writer is hurled into a real life mystery when her blind dead turns up dead. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2959 Brill, Toni DATE WITH A PLUMMETING PUBLISHER
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1993). 0312087535 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows a whisper of edgewear. Jacket art by Paul Cozzolino. 
The second Midge Cohen mystery, follows DATE WITH A DEAD DOCTOR. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2960 Brillouin, Léon LES TENSEURS EN MÉCANIQUE ET EN ÉLASTICITÉ: Cours de Physique Théorique
New York: Dover Publications, 1946. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Mild shelfwear to corners and spine edges, else near fine in blue cloth with gold lettering and rules to spine; no dust jacket. 
364 pages; figures, index. Text written in French, this book includes a discussion of general theorems of mechanics and quantum theory of solids. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2961 Brin, David KILN PEOPLE
New York: TOR/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2002). 0765303558 Book Club edition. Hardcover. Blind enbossed ownership seal to the front endpaper, else fine in a fine dust jacket illustrated by Jim Burns. 
A science fiction thriller by a winner of both the Nebula and Hugo Awards. "Be careful for what you wish for: being two places at once...David Brin unflinchingly serves up a giddy, thoughtful, and darkly comic future".--Wil McCarthy. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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2962 Brin, David EARTH
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books, (1990). 0553057782 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered blue cloth shelfback over paler blue boards; in an age-toned, thus near fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
"Uses the escape of a manmade black hole that is eating away at the Earth's core...to reexamine, explore, and expand upon the themes regarding genetic creation and advancement begun in STAR TIDE RISING."--Joan Lewis Reynolds. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2963 Brin, David GLORY SEASON
New York: Bantam Books, (1993). 0553076450 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Maia, one of the few normal, uncloned, and outcast children handicapped by their uniqueness, must summon all her strength to win a place in her world run by high-caste families of clones. 
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2964 Brin, David INFINITY'S SHORE
New York: Bantam Books, (1996). 0553201730 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Second book in the new Uplift Trilogy, with striking jacket art by Jim Burns. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2965 Brin, David HEAVEN'S REACH
New York: Bantam Books, (1998). 0553101749 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The final book of the New Uplift Trilogy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2966 Brin, David BRIGHTNESS REEF
New York: Bantam Books, (1995). 0553100343 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with the publisher's promotional sheet laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Book one of a new Uplift trilogy, by the Hugo and Nebula award winning author of THE UPLIFT WAR. Nominee for the 1996 Hugo award for best novel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2967 Brin, David THE POSTMAN
New York: Bantam Books, (1997). Book club edition. Hardcover. Blind embossed ownership seal to the front endpaper, else fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
This saga of hope rekindled in a devasted post-war America was the basis for the major motion picture starring Kevin Costner. Jacket art by John Jude Palencar. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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2968 Brin, David EARTHCLAN: Startide Rising and The Uplift War
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., (1987). 156865037X Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Hardcover. Blind-embossed ownership seal to the front endpaper, else near fine; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with wear and tears to the edges. 
Contains both STARTIDE RISING and THE UPLIFT WAR, two Hugo and Nebula Award-winning tales of noble humankind fighting to stay alive in a hostile union of 5 galaxies. Jacket art by Richard Powers. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2969 Brin, David THE POSTMAN
New York: Bantam Books, (1985). 0553051075 First edition, first printing. Inscribed, dated (before official publication), and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Tom Hallman. 
"As powerful a cautionary tale about the dangers of nuclear war as has been produced by science fiction."--Whitley Strieber. The source of the misguided film adaptation by Kevin Costner. Hugo Award nominee. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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2970 Bringle, Mary LITTLE CREATURES EVERYWHERE
New York: Doubleday, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 

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2971 Briody, Thomas Gately ROGUE'S REGATTA
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (1999). First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Small staple holes to the upper corner of the front wrapper, otherwise fine. 
Advance uncorrected proofs in plain blue wrappers printed in black. A Michael Carolina Mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2972 Bristow, Gwen JUBILEE TRAIL
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, (1950). 0690467508 First edition. Hardcover. Neat gift inscription to the front endpaper, else near fine in green cloth with spine titles, rules and decoration gilt; in a price-clipped and lightly shelfworn illustrated dust jacket with thin strips of chipping to the spine ends and corner tips. 
Gwen Bristow's beloved romantic historical novel set in California in the 1840s was faithfully adapted in 1954 into a feature length film by Republic Pictures with the screenplay by Bristow's husband writer/director/producer Bruce Manning. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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2973 Britain, Kristen THE HIGH KING'S TOMB
New York, N.Y.: Daw Books, Inc./Donald A. Wollheim, Founder, (2007). 0756402662 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. New. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
For Karigan G'ladheon, the call of magic in her blood is too strong to resist. She returns to the Green Riders, the magical messengers of the king, to find she's badly needed, and must face deadly danger and complex magic to save the kingdom. 
Price: 25.95 USD
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2974 Brite, Poppy Z. LOST SOULS
(New York): Delacorte Press, (1992). 0385308752 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The debut novel by one of the brightest young writers of the 90's. Three beautiful vampires--Molochai, Twig, and Zillah--follow vampires Nothing and Ann on a mad, illicit road trip south to New Orleans. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2975 Brittain, Vera THE WOMEN AT OXFORD: A Fragment of History
London/Toronto/Wellington/Sydney: George C. Harrap & Co. Ltd., (1960). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in blue boards; in dust jacket with tiny inked price to upper front flap, otherwise fine. Octavo. 272 pages, including index. With eight plates in half-tone. 
This is the story, told against the backdrop of the author's own university, of women's struggle for equal opportunity in the field of scholarship and intellectual achievement. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2976 Broadbent, E.G., compiler and editor HYPERSONIC AERODYNAMICS
[London]: [The Royal Society], 1991. 00804614 First edition. Trade Paperback. Trade Paperback. A few scratches and mild indentations to the covers and page edges, else near fine in grey and blue glossy wraps. 224 pages; and references for each paper. 
Volume 335, Number 1637 of the Royal Society's "Philosophical Transactions: Physical Sciences and Engineering" periodical on the theme of hypersonic aerodynamics. A collection of papers on the chemical and engineering challenges of hypersonic flight. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2977 Broadbent, Tony THE SMOKE
New York: Thomas Dunne Book/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2002). 0312290276 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in glossy wraps. 
"More than a page-turner or a caper novel, it's about a time and place uniquely and expertly captured by this new writer. I was enthralled with it."--Michael Connelly. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2978 Brock, Virginia; illustrations by Anne Marie Jauss PINATAS
Nashville/New York: Abingdon Press, (1966). 0687314364 First edition, first printing. Square octavo. Hardcover. Attractive bookplate tipped into half-title, else fine, in yellow pictorial cloth with orange pinata device to front cover, orange lettering to spine, pictorial endsheets; in an age-toned (especially to spine) illustrated dust jacket. 
Illustrated history of the colorful, exciting custom, with three stories for reading or telling, and specific step-by-step instructions, complete with photographs and diagrams, for making your own pinatas. Glossary, pronounciation guide. 112 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2979 Brockman, Suzanne FLASHPOINT
New York: Ballantine Books, (2004). 0345462327 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Smudge of soil to lower page edges, else fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Suzanne Brockman always delivers kick-ass heroes, unforgettable heroines and nail-biting tales of suspense."--Lisa Gardner. A Main Selection from the Rhapsody Book Club. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2980 Brod, D.C. MURDER IN STORE
New York: Walker, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author. The author's first novel. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2981 Brod, D.C. ERROR IN JUDGEMENT
New York: Walker, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The second Quint McCauley mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2982 Brod, D.C. MASQUERADE IN BLUE
New York: Walker, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2983 Brod, D.C. BROTHERS IN BLOOD
New York: Walker, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The fourth Quint McCaueley mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2984 Broderick, Damien THE SPIKE: How Our Lives Are Being Transformed by Rapidly Advancing Technologies
New York: Forge/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2001). 0312877811 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in printed powder-blue wraps. 
Examines the effect the fast pace of technology has on our approach to life. 370 pages; afterword; notes; suggested reading; selected internet sites. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2985 Broderick, Damien TRANSCENSION
New York: Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2002). 0765303698 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in wraps. 
A brilliant young woman, a teenage boy and a resurrected man, coming of age in a high-tech utopia. Broderick is a leading Australian science fiction author. 
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2986 Broderick, John PRAYER FOR FAIR WEATHER
London/New York: Marion Boyars, (1984). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with hints of shelfwear at the edges, light toning to the covers. 

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2987 Brodeur, Adrienne MAN CAMP
New York: Random House, (2005). 1400062144 First edition, first printing: Ucorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
A camp is started to teach the males of New York City how to be a man and how to treat a lady. "A hilarious take on the battle of the sexes. If only Man Camp really existed!"--Candace Bushnell. The founding editor of Zoetrope: All-Story's debut novel. 
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2988 Brodeur, Paul THE STUNT MAN
New York: Atheneum, 1970. First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy, in a nearly fine dust jacket that betrays none of the customary spine-fading, but that shows some slight lamination peel to the lower rear panel. 
Brodeur's second novel, the source for the dazzling film adaptation starring Peter O'Toole and Steve Railsback, written and directed by Richard Rush. Jacket design by Paul Bacon. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2989 Brody, David WORKERS IN INDUSTRIAL AMERICA: Essays on the Twentieth Century Struggle
New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1980. 0195024907 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
A collection, with interpretive commentary and analysis, of more than fifteen years of thinking and writing about the history of American labor. 257 pages; notes. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2990 Broesamle, John J. REFORM AND REACTION IN TWENTIETH CENTURY AMERICAN POLITICS
New York: Greenwood Press, (1990). 0313267995 First edition. Hardcover. Former owner's bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper, else near fine in gray cloth; no dust jacket, as issued. 481 pages; notes; bibliographic essay; index. 
Warmly inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the verso of the front free endpaper. The 137th book in the Contributions in American History series. This analytical work employs historical examples that link liberalism and reform. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2991 Brogan, Jan YESTERDAY'S FATAL
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2007). 0312359977 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
In the third Hallie Ahern mystery, the Providence, R.I., newspaper reporter hones in on an insurance scam after happening on a late-night auto accident. The heroine is also distracted from sleuthing and her blah boyfriend by a suave lawyer. 
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2992 Bromell, Henry LITTLE AMERICA
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. 0375406840 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
This tale of international intrigue centers on a man's search for the truth about his now retired CIA father, who had been the station chief in a small Middle Eastern country. Bromell has won awards for his fiction and his television script writing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2993 Bromell, Henry LITTLE AMERICA
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. 0375406840 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
A suspense novel, a political thriller, and a novel about a man in search of his father's past, a past locked away in a CIA code of silence. 
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2994 Bromfield, Louis PLEASANT VALLEY
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, (1945). Sixteenth edition: so stated on copyright page. Hardcover. Gift inscription to a flyleaf, else fine, in black binding with red and gilt stamping; in a price-clipped, age-darkened very good dust jacket, with short edge tears, dots of faint stain. With drawings by Kate Lord. 
Bromfield's "record of the merger and restoration of four farms which had been partly destroyed by the greedy and reckless traditions of American farming."--Horticulture. "For thoughtful people who love America. Beautifully written."--Chicago Tribune. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2995 Bromfield, Louis WHAT BECAME OF ANNA BOLTON?
New York: Bantam Books, (1948). First edition thus, first printing: a paperback collectible. Bantam Books #462. The rare dust jacket was added by Bantam to increase sales. Mass market paperback. Tight, uncreased, bright, fresh, very good plus, upper corner of front endpaper clipped, plastic laminate just starting to lift at shelf-edges, upper page corner tips slightly nicked; in a rare, very good edge-worn dust jacket, chipped to spine ends. 
The original cover art depicts a hand-kissed female with tightly bound hair, and a monacled embassador-type man, with, "She was the toast of Paris". The dust jacket depicts a woman with a longing eyes in a tight strapless dress, with "driven by desire". 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2996 Bromley, Dudley Doomsday Journals: THE SEEP
Chicago: Childrens Press, (1982). 0516022466 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in photo-pictorial boards; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Environmental suspenser aimed at the YA crowd and inspired by the contamination disaster at the Orion Aluminum and Chemical plant. One of a series of similar science-based yarns, including FIREBALL, FINAL WARNING and COMET! 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2997 Bronstein, David THE CHESS STRUGGLE IN PRACTICE: Candidates Tournament, Zurich 1953
New York: David McKay Company, Inc., (1978). 0679130640 First U.S. edition, first printing. Translated by Oscar D. Freedman; edited by Burt Hochberg. 499 pages, including index. Hardcover. Dots of stain to upper page edges, minor soiling to page edges, thus very good, in pebbled black binding with gilt spine titling; in an age-toned, very good dust jacket, with nicking at spine ends and corners, light wear, tiny edge tears. 
"An all-time classic. Only a man with a real love for chess could put so much profound and complex thought into a manuscript. Even Alekhine's book on the New York 1924 tournament of Tal's book on his 1960 match cannot equal it."--S. Gligoric. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2998 Broocks, Schuyler MURDER MAKES A MARRIAGE
New York: Mystery House, 1946. First edition. Hardcover. Very good: some abrasion to upper edges of covers, a light scratch, a patch of pale stain to front cover; in a rubbed, nicked, and edgeworn dust jacket that shows some fading to spine panel and that has been reinforced with packing tape to inner edges. 
The publisher's blurb announces, "This timely post-war puzzle marks Schuyler Broocks as a new name to reckoned with in mystery fiction," but, according to Hubin, this is not just Broocks' first but his only mystery. Scarce. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2999 Brook, Peter THE SHIFTING POINT: 1946-1987
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1987). 0060390735 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a very lightly age-toned dust jacket. 
Brook, one of the most notable theatre directors in the modern theatre, discusses his career, with an emphasis on the role of the avant-garde and classical, and with a series of essays on Shakespeare. A follow-up to his seminal THE EMPTY SPACE. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3000 Brooke, Keith GENETOPIA
Amherst, NY: Pyr, (2006). 1591023335 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Brian W. Dow. 
The story of Flint, a young man in search of his possibly abducted sister in a far future where nano-and bio-technology have influenced and accelerated the evolution of humans and their strangely altered surroundings. 
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