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3001 Brookner, Anita LEAVING HOME
New York: Random House, (2006). 1400064147 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In this poetic novel of inconsolable loneliness, the Booker prize-winning author's heroine Emma, moves on from a hermetic life with her mother to droll graduate studies. Emma's Austen-like willingness to please is misplaced on two different characters. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3002 Brookner, Anita WATTEAU
(Middlesex, England): Paul Hamlyn, (1967). First edition. Hardcover. Lower shelf edges rubbed, else very good plus in a price-clipped dust jacket with tiny chips at the spine ends. 
The Color Library Of Art series. 47 color plates. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3003 Brookner, Anita FAMILY AND FRIENDS
London: Jonathan Cape, (1985). First edition. Hardcover. Fine with the usual hint of tanning to pages; in fine dust jacket. 
"She is a writer of bewitching readability."--Henry Stanhope, The Times 
Price: 45.00 USD
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3004 Brookner, Anita A MISALLIANCE
London: Jonathan Cape, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine with pages a trifle tanned, as usual, in price-clipped dust jacket. 
"Anita Brookner has proved herself so fine a novelist that she deserves to be judged always in a class of her own."--Selina Hastings, Daily Telegraph 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3005 Brookner, Anita A FRIEND FROM ENGLAND
London: Jonathan Cape, (1987). 0224024434 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Textblock tanned, as usual, else fine in price-clipped illustrated dust jacket. 
"Convincing, pitiful, just, admonitory, chilling and wholly successful."--Bernard Levin, The Times. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3006 Brookner, Anita LATECOMERS
London: Jonathan Cape, (1988). 0224025546 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
"Anita Brookner has never written a better novel than LATECOMERS."--Ruth Rendell. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3007 Brookner, Anita LEWIS PERCY
London: Jonathan Cape, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 35.00 USD
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3008 Brookner, Anita A CLOSED EYE
New York: Random House, (1991). 0679404473 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered navy blue cloth shelfback over gilt-decorated off-white boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
"The best Brookner heroine--hopelessly virginal, helplessly intelligent--since Edith of HOTEL DU LAC."--New Statesman. "One of her best."--The Mail. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3009 Brooks, Bruce CODY
(New York): A Laura Geringer Book/HarperCollinsPublishers, (1997). 0060275413 First edition. The Wolfbay Wings #3. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Cody is the Wolfbay Wings ice hockey team captain (and coach's son), plus he plays a mean free-form guitar. When he and his drummer (and goalie) Zip score a job playing a high school concert, the gig threatens to undermine the team's big game. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3010 Brooks, James L. SPANGLISH
[no place]. SonyPictures, [no date]. Promotional issue. Fine, reproduced on 8.5x11-inch sheets, bound within metal clasps, with color photo-pictorial cardstock covers, and tabbed, cardstock photo-illustrated inserts for each of the stars, the director, and the film. 
Studio-produced promotional edition of Brooks's screenplay for his film; likely devised for distribution to Golden Globe, Academy and other award voters. This example SIGNED by writer/director Brooks. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3011 Brooks, Noah THE BOY EMIGRANTS
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1914. First edition thus. Hardcover. Front hinge just threatening to separate, else this is a bright, sharp near fine copy showing only very mild edgewear; no dust jacket; bound in café-au-lait cloth with striking cover illustration in white, black, blue, orange and rust. 
Terrific illustrated edition of the juvenile frontier classic, originally issued serially in ST. NICHOLAS MAGAZINE 1875-1876. With the extraordinarily evocative color illustrations of H.T. Dunn reproduced on plates, including tissue-guarded frontispiece. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3012 Brooks, Terry WITCHES' BREW
New York: Ballantine Books, (1995). 0345387015 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine in illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Keith Parkinson. 
A Magic Kingdom of Landover novel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3013 Brooks, Terry THE VOYAGE OF THE JERLE SHANNARA: Book Two, Antrax
New York: Del Rey/The Ballantine Publishing Group, (2001). 0345397665 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"In this installment, we join the Druid Walker Boh and his companions in the search for Antrax--a powerful and malevolent technological guardian...Brooks cooks up a satisfying stew of fantasy with just a taste of science fiction."--Robert Leavengood. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3014 Brooks, Terry THE BLACK UNICORN
New York: Ballantine Books/A Del Rey Book, (1987). 0345335279 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine, illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Darrell K. Sweet. 
Sequel to MAGIC KINGDOM FOR SALE--SOLD! A Magic Kingdom of Landover novel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3015 Brooks, Terry THE BLACK UNICORN
New York: Del Rey, (1987). 0345335279 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a very lightly worn, else fine dust jacket. 
Second book in the "Magic Kingdom of Landover" series, sequel to MAGIC KINGDOM FOR SALE--SOLD. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3016 Brooks, Terry THE DRUID OF SHANNARA
New York: Del Rey, (1991). 0345362985 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. 
The fifth installment of the "Shannara" series. The battle against the evil Shadowen continues as Walker Boh embarks on a perilous journey to recover the black Elfstone and restore the lost Druid keep of Paranor. Jacket painting by Keith Parkinson. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3017 Brooks, Terry THE ELF QUEEN OF SHANNARA
New York: Ballantine Books, (1992). Third printing. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Book three of The Heritage of Shannara series. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3018 Brooks, Terry THE TALISMANS OF SHANNARA
New York: Del Rey/ Ballantine Books, (1993). 0345363000 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
The conclusion of the "Heritage of Shannara" series--by one of fantasy's bestselling authors. Par must find a way to free all of the Shannarans from certain death by The Shadowmen. Jacket painting by Keith Parkinson. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3019 Brooks, Terry STAR WARS: Episode I: The Phantom Menace
New York: The Ballantine Publishing Group, (1999). 0345427653 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Based on the screenplay and story by George Lucas. The first edition was issued with four different dust jacket versions. This one, designed by David Stevenson, features Amidala (Natalie Portman) on the front panel, Bar Bar Jinks to the rear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3020 Brooks, Terry THE VOYAGE OF THE JERLE SHANNARA, Book Three: MORGAWR
New York: Del Rey/Ballantine Books, (2002). 0345435729 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket illustrated by Steve Stone. 
The concluding book in this fantasy trilogy. "If Harry Potter has given you a thirst for fantasy and you have not discovered the magic of Terry Brooks, you are in for a treat."--Rocky Mountain News. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3021 Brooks, Terry WIZARD AT LARGE: Book Three, The Magic Kingdom of Landover
New York: Del Rey/Ballantine Books, (1988). 0345347730 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with cover art depicting a wizard fighting a fire-breathing dragon, by Rowena Morrill. 
"Humor abounds in this engaging fantasy as Brooks continues the adventures of King Ben, Questor Thews, Abernathy, and their companions. A spell to restore the Court Scribe of Landover to human form backfires, and Landover's King embarks on a quest."--LJ. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3022 Brooks, Terry THE ELFSTONES OF SHANNARA
New York: Ballantine Books/A Del Rey Book, (1982). 0345302532 Book club edition. Hardcover. Near fine; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket displaying a few minor edge nicks, tears, and creases. 
THE ELFSTONES OF SHANNARA is the second volume in the original Shannara Trilogy. Jacket painting and internal illustrations by Darrell K. Sweet. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3023 Brooks, Van Wyck NEW ENGLAND: INDIAN SUMMER 1865-1915
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1940. First edition. Presentation copy with a dated (1941) inscription to the front endpaper, SIGNED by the author to Mr. & Mrs. Stuart Chevalier. Hardcover. Mild tanning to the inner and outer hinges of the book, as is often the case with the acidic properties of the binder's choice of glue, else a near fine copy; in a lightly shelfworn and age-toned dust jacket with a spine that exhibits tanning and nicks. 
Second volume in Brooks remarkable Literary History of America focusing on post-Civil War New England as reflected in the lives and letters of the major and minor participants. The recipient of this volume, Stuart Chevalier, was a distinguished lawyer. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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3024 Brooks, Van Wyck ON LITERATURE TODAY
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1941. B000FLQ52G First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Small bumped indentation to the lower shelf edge, else near fine in grey boards with a maroon cloth shelfback, paper cover label with printed titles; in a near fine, mildly age-toned dust jacket. Thin octavo. 29 pages. 
An address delivered at Hunter College, New York, by the American literary historian and critic, who wrote many books on the literary history of America, including THE FLOWERING OF NEW ENGLAND (1936)--for which he won a Pulitzer Prize. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3025 Brooks, Van Wyck NEW ENGLAND : INDIAN SUMMER 1865-1915
New York: ` 1940. B0006DDSTG First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine, lacking the dust jacket. 
"The second of the author's Makers and Finders series on American culture is an anecdotally rich, impressionistic view of the American literary scene in the postbellum period." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3026 Brophy, Beth MY EX-BEST FRIEND
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2003). 0743244222 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In this witty debut novel, Claire Newman makes plans to reconcile with a friend she hasn't seen in years but finds her dead in her bedroom, and later learns that she didn't really know her very well at all. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3027 Brose, Eric Dorn CHRISTIAN LABOR & THE POLITICS OF FRUSTRATION IN IMPERIAL GERMANY
Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, (1985). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
410pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3028 Brosnan, John THE WAR OF THE SKY LORDS
New York: A Thomas Dunne Book/St. Martin's Press, (1992). 031207882X First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very faint spotting to upper page edges, nearly invisible, thus near fine; in black boards with gilt spine lettering; in a nearly fine illustrated dust jacket: mildly age-toned, a hint of wear, one tiny closed edge tear. 
Second novel in the Sky Lords trilogy, sequel to THE SKY LORDS, about which Brian Aldiss opined, "Sweeps along like a new broom and bristles with excitement" and Harry Harrison enthused, "SF in the Grand Tradition." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3029 Broster, D.K. COUCHING AT THE DOOR: Strange and Macabre Stories
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2001. 155310028X First edition thus, one of six hundred copies published. Hardcover. Very fine in gilt-stamped black cloth, red-on-red endpapers; in dust jacket with artwork by Jason Van Hollander. Edited, and with an introduction by, Jack Adrian. Sources. Frontispiece portrait of Broster. 
Reprints the popular historical novelist's rare volume of supernatural tales (first issued under this title in 1942), along with the genre yarns from Broster's earlier collection, A FIRE OF DRIFTWOOD, plus a previously unpublished spooky story. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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3030 Broun, Heywood GANDLE FOLLOWS HIS NOSE
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926. First edition. Hardcover. Hint of shelfwear, faint spot of soil to front endsheet, mild spine slant, else near fine in blue cloth stamped in gilt to front cover and spine; in a lightly edgeworn, rubbed and nicked dust jacket with spine panel tanned. 
Humorous picaresque fantasy from the celebrated newspaper columnist and drama critic. In Bleiler's CHECKLIST. The publisher's jacket blurb invites comparisons with Cabell's JURGEN. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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3031 Brower, Millicent INGENUE
New York: Ballantine Books, (1959). B0007E7FNO First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A touch of fading to the spine crown, else fine, in red cloth with silver spine lettering; in a price-clipped, about near fine photo-pictorial dust jacket, with a few short, creased tears, shallow chipping at head of spine panel. 
Scarce hardcover issue of the simultaneous PBO and hardcover release. "Is it talent...or 'breaks'? Sex appeal...or Stanislavsky?" Novel of the theatre by the young actress who appeared on Broadway in THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3032 Brown, Alan A. and Neuberger, Egon, editors INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND CENTRAL PLANNING: An Analysis of Economic Interactions
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in mustard-colored cloth; in a fine dust jacket. 
Warmly inscribed and SIGNED to the front endpaper by Alan Brown. This cooperative study is based on papers and discussions presented at an international conference. 455 pages; bibliography; index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3033 Brown, Alice THE EMPIRE OF DEATH and Other Strange Stories
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2003 1553100573 First edition: one of 500 copies issued. Edited and with an introduction by Jessica Amanda Salmonson. Hardcover. Very fine, in chianti cloth with red-on-red endsheets; in a b&w-illustrated dust jacket with cover illustration by Deborah McMillion-Nering. 
"Brings together for the first time all of Alice Brown's distinguished but forgotten supernatural short stories" and adds "a cluster of her poems."--Salmonson. With Sarah Jewett and Mary Wilkins-Freeman, "the great trinity of New England local colorists." 
Price: 45.00 USD
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3034 Brown, Carrie ROSE'S GARDEN
(Chapel Hill, North Carolina): Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1998. 1565121740 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in silver-lettered blue cloth shelfback over dusky yellow boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
"This unusual novel blooms on the page like a rare, exquisite, and finally gorgeous flower, a quiet miracle, true testimony to the abiding power of love."--Lee Smith. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3035 Brown, Clara Spalding LIFE AT SHUT-IN VALLEY And Other Pacific Coast Tales
(Franklin, O.): (The Editor Publishing Co.), (1895). First edition, first printing. Small octavo. 188 pages. Decorative chapter tail pieces. Hardcover. Mild speckled discoloration to the rear cover and fore-edge of the front cover, else very good in original plum-colored cloth, with two bands of decoration and debossed titles, all stamped in black to the front cover. 
Clara Spalding Brown, "who was probably the first woman reporter on the western frontier", offers "Stories of the coastal areas, including San Diego. Also of the California land booms in the late nineteenth century." Baird & Greenwood, 331. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3036 Brown, Dale NIGHT OF THE HAWK
New York: Donald I. Fine, Inc./G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1992). 0399137394 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Sequel to FLIGHT OF THE OLD DOG. "Dale Brown brings us the gripping conclusion that began so memorably with FLIGHT OF THE OLD DOG. A masterful mix of high technology and human courage."--W.E.B. Griffin. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3037 Brown, Dan THE DA VINCI CODE
New York: Doubleday, (2003). 0385504209 First edition, first printing. First state with "skitoma" on page 243. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Dan Brown is my new must-read. THE DA VINCI CODE is fascinating and absorbing--perfect for history buffs, conspiracy nuts, puzzle lovers, or anyone who appreciates a great riveting story. I loved this book."--Harlan Coben. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3038 Brown, Dan THE DA VINCI CODE
New York: Doubleday, (2003). 0385504209 Publisher's reprint. Hardcover. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. 
"Dan Brown is my new must-read. THE DA VINCI CODE is fascinating and absorbing--perfect for history buffs, conspiracy nuts, puzzle lovers, or anyone who appreciates a great riveting story. I loved this book."--Harlan Coben. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3039 Brown, Dee KILLDEER MOUNTAIN
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1983). 0030406919 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Historical western set in post Civil War Dakota Territory. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3040 Brown, Dee WHEN THE CENTURY WAS YOUNG: A Writer's Notebook
Little Rock: August House Publishers, Inc., (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A richly detailed memoir of growing up in the twenties and thirties. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3041 Brown, Eric THRESHOLD SHIFT
(Urbana, Il): Golden Gryphon Press, 2006. 1930846436 First edition, first printing. One of 2000 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A new book! 
Unique collection of science fiction stories focusing on the human emotions that have no place in a world made unrecognizable by science and technology. "SF infused with a cosmpolitan and literary sensibility...accomplished and affecting."--Paul McAuley. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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3042 Brown, Eric NECROPATH
(Nottingham): Solaris, (2008). 1844166023 First U.S. edition, first printing: a paperback original: Uncorrected Proof Copy. Proof. Fine in black-and-white printed wraps. This proof copy is trade paperback-sized and promotes a mass-market paperback. 
Jaded telepath, and spaceport moniter Jeff Vaughan is featured in this hard sf novel set on Bengal station. Jeff tries to discover the identity of a psychopathic serial killer. SIGNED by the author to the title page. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3043 Brown, Forman PUNCH'S PROGRESS
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. B00086169A First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very mild spine roll, faint offsetting to rear pastedown, thus very close to fine, in pale terra-cotta cloth with black lettering; in a worn, rubbed, price-clipped very good minus dust jacket, with nicking to the ends of the spine panel, minor creasing. 
Brown chronicles his fascinating adventures on the road touring with his college roommate and a troupe of puppets, a nucleus which later became the Yale Puppeteers. Inscribed and SIGNED by author Brown, partners Harry Burnett and Richard Brandon. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3044 Brown, Frank London TRUMBULL PARK
Chicago: Regnery, (1959). First edition. Hardcover. Light wear and fading to the spine ends, else near fine in blue cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; in an illustrated dust jacket with a few tiny nicks and tears to the ends of the mildly faded spine panel. Jacket design by Carl Kock. 
Brown, a jazz musician and writer for DOWNBEAT and EBONY, has appeared at the Gate of Horn in Chicago and the Five Spot in New York with Thelonius Monk. His debut novel follows the Martin family as they move from the ghetto to a white neighborhood. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3045 Brown, Fredric THE DEAD RINGER
(London): Bloodhound Books/T.V. Boardman & Co., (1957). First edition thus: a pocket-sized paperback. Lightly worn to the edges, pale staining to rear cover, faint creasing to rear cover, about near fine, with cover art vivid and uncompromised; the cover shows a man spying on a woman in a blue trenchcoat, gun in hand, entering a carnival tent. 
Remarkably scarce U.K. pb issue of Brown's second Ed and Am Hunter mystery. "A stark naked midget was found in the freak tent, stabbed in the back -- and nobody in the show had ever seen him before!" Terrific cover art. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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3046 Brown, Fredric DAYMARES
New York: Lancer Books, (1968). First edition: Paperback Original. Lancer #73-727. Mass market paperback. A suggestion of age-toning, else a bright, sharp, unread fine copy of this paperback original collection; in illustrated wraps. 
Seven examples of Brown's breezily literate, wickedly satiric "science-fantasy." Included: "Gateway to Darkness," "Daymare," "Come and Go Mad," "The Angelic Angleworm," "The Star Mouse," "Honeymoon in Hell," and "Pi in the Sky." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3047 Brown, Fredric THE DEEP END
New York: Quill, 1984. First edition thus: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in lime-green wrappers lettered in black. 
Uncorrected bound galleys. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3048 Brown, Fredric HOMICIDE SANITARIUM: Fredric Brown in the Detective Pulps, Volume 1
(Miami Beach, Florida): Dennis McMillan Publications, (1987). 0960998624 First paperback printing. With an introduction by Bill Pronzini. Fine in pictorial wraps. Small trade paperback. Cover design by William L. McMillan. 
Comprises: "Homicide Sanitarium," "Red-Hot and Hunted," "The Spherical Ghoul," "The Moon for a Nickel," "Suite for Flute and Tommy-gun," "The Cat from Siam," "Listen to the Mocking Bird." 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3049 Brown, Fredric PARDON MY GHOULISH LAUGHTER: Fredric Brown in the Detective Pulps, Volume 7
(Miami Beach, Florida): Dennis McMillan Publications, (1987). 0960998667 First edition thus. Trade Paperback. Fine in pictorial wraps. Small trade paperback. Wraparound color cover art by Joe Servello and William L. McMillan. 
Introduction by Donald E. Westlake. Included: the title story and "The Incredible Bomber," "Death is a White Rabbit," "Death of a Vampire," "Twice-Killed Corpse," "A Lock of Satan's Hair," "The Ghost Breakers." 
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3050 Brown, Fredric THE FREAK SHOW MURDERS: Fredric Brown in the Detective Pulps, Volume 5
(Miami Beach, Florida): Dennis McMillan Publications, (1986). 0960998640 First edition thus. Fine in pictorial wraps. Small trade paperback. Cover design by William L. McMillan. 
With an introduction by Richard A. Lupoff. Included are the title yarn, "Double Murder," "Two Biers for Two," "See No Murder," "Fugitive Imposter," and "Client Unknown." 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3051 Brown, Fredric THE LIGHTS IN THE SKY ARE STARS
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., (1953). Book club edition. Hardcover. Near fine; in a very good plus, lightly shelfworn and age-toned illustrated dust jacket with soiling and darkening to the rear panel. 
Space travel novel, justly celebrated, from the prolific mystery and sf scribe whose work enjoys near cult status. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3052 Brown, Fredric THE FAR CRY
Berkeley: Black Lizard Books, 1987. 0887390455 First edition thus: a paperback. Fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps with artwork by Kirwan. 
George Weaver was looking for peace and quiet when he rented a house outside of Taos, New Mexico, however, murder soon occupies George's waking thoughts when he begins to dig out details of a celebrated and unsolved case from years before. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3053 Brown, Fredric THE FIVE-DAY NIGHTMARE
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1962. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Chip missing from the upper corner margin of page 97/98, mild edge wear and fading to the boards, else very good plus; lacking the dust jacket. 
One the last mystery novels by the American science fiction and mystery pulp author who never achieved great popularity in his lifetime but has now reached a near cult status among his followers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3054 Brown, Fredric HERE COMES A CANDLE
Lakewood, Co.: Millipede Press, 2008. First edition thus: One of 300 numbered copies, SIGNED by Bill Pronzini. Originally published in hardcover by Dutton in 1950. Hardcover. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with a crimp to the lower spine. With a new introduction by Bill Pronzini, a bonus short story, and a rare essay by Fredric Brown. 
"Ground-breaking and innovative novel from Brown. HERE COMES A CANDLE is the story of Joe, a young man trying to get in with the rackets. Superb adaptation of '50s cultural elements to describe his own thought processes."--Fantastic Fiction. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3055 Brown, Fredric BEFORE SHE KILLS: Fredric Brown in the Detective Pulps, Volume 2
(Miami Beach, Florida): Dennis McMillan Publications, (1986). 0960998632 First edition thus. Fine in pictorial wraps. Small trade paperback. Cover design by William L. McMillan. 
With a biographical introduction by William F. Nolan. Included are the title tale, "A Date to Die," "Handbook for Homicide," "A Cat Walks," "The Missing Actor," and "Mad Dog!" 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3056 Brown, Fredric and Reynolds, Mack, edited, and with Introductions by SCIENCE-FICTION CARNIVAL: Fun in Science-Fiction
Chicago: Shasta Publishers, (1953). B000BPU6DA Second printing. Hardcover. Very good plus: mild splaying to covers, mild crease to spine, light wear, tiny tear to spine crown; in red-lettered yellow shelfback over black composition boards with robot device in silver; lacking dust jacket. 
Early collection of comic genre stories with offerings by Leinster, Kuttner, Matheson, Russell, Tenn, Fyfe, Bond, George O. Smith, Larry Shaw, Clive Jackson, and each of the two editors, who also supply individual introductions. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3057 Brown, Fredric; Bloch, Robert, editor THE BEST OF FREDRIC BROWN
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., (1976). First edition, first printing. Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club with code G50 on page 278. Hardcover. Near fine; in a near fine, lightly shelfworn illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Richard V. Corben. 
A terrific collection of 29 of his best works, including "Puppet Show" and "Knock." 
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3058 Brown, George Mackay; illustrated by Ian MacInnes PICTURES IN THE CAVE
London: Chatto & Windus, (1977). 0701150815 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in beige textured boards with brown spine lettering; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket that shows some faint age-toning and a sticker ghost to lower front flap. 
Linked short-stories by the Orcadian poet and his longtime collaborator MacInnes recount Orkney island legends about a cave of black enchantment and a witch who drinks children's blood, tales told to young protagonist Sigurd by the magical seal-folk! 
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3059 Brown, Ivor WORDS IN SEASON
Soho Square, London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1961. First edition. Hardcover. Tiny smudge to one page, one corner tip very lightly bumped, else this would be a fine copy in decorated boards; in a matching dust jacket that has been neatly price-clipped by the publisher and a new price rubber-stamped to the lower front flap. 
Amateur (in the truest sense) word fancier Brown turns his easy-going scholarship and appealing prose style to the investigation of words associated with the seasons, following the year as it ripens in blossom and fruit, sports and recreations. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3060 Brown, Ivor RANDOM WORDS
London/Sydney/Toronto: The Bodley Head, (1971). 0370013549 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in cheerfully decorated boards; in a neatly price-clipped matching dust jacket; a sticker from the distributor ''Transatlantic Arts'' has been affixed to the lower front panel. A beautiful, as-new copy! 
One of Brown's series of irresistible "Word Books"--produced as small, slender octavo volumes; this entry offers up tributes to the magic and mystery of individual words ranging from "Abhominable" to "Wood-wandering." A delight. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3061 Brown, Ivor WORDS ON THE LEVEL
London/Sydney/Toronto: The Bodley Head, (1973). 037010241X First edition. Small octavo. Hardcover. Fine, in gaily striped decorated boards; in neatly price-clipped matching dust jacket; a sticker from the distributor ''Transatlantic Arts'' has been affixed to the lower front panel. A pristine copy. 
In this entry in his incomparable series, Brown makes a lively and entertaining plea for the rescue and enrichment of an English language he views as increasingly flattened and impoverished. This volume begins with "Ambragious" and ends with "Weadle." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3062 Brown, J.D. HENRY MILLER
New York: Ungar, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

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3063 Brown, J.P.S. JIM KANE
New York: Dial Press, Inc., 1970. 0803742290 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very close to fine, in brown cloth shelfback over tan boards, showing a bit of wear to the black spine lettering; in a lightly worn illustrated dust jacket, with a edge tear to lower spine panel, a tiny patch of faint stain to upper spine panel. 
Novel of a contemporary cowboy, written by a contemporary cowboy; adapted in 1972 as POCKET MONEY with Paul Newman and Lee Marvin. This copy SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3064 Brown, J.P.S. STEELDUST II: The Flight
New York: Walker and Co., (1987). 0802709443 First edition. Hardcover. Faint spotting to lower page edges, textblock mildly tanned, else fine, in a lightly age-toned dust jacket. 
Second STEELDUST yarn from the Arizona rancher, horseman, boxer, miner and cattle buyer, whose 1970 novel, JIM KANE was adapted into the film POCKET MONEY with Paul Newman and Lee Marvin. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3065 Brown, J.P.S. STEELDUST
New York: Walker and Company, (1986). 0802740650 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket with age-toning to the flaps. 
A scarce Walker Western by the author of JIM KANE and THE OUTFIT. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3066 Brown, Jeff; illustrated by Tomi Ungerer FLAT STANLEY
(New York, N.Y.): HarperCollinsPublishers, (1964). 0060206802 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in lime-green boards over cream linen with black titles to the spine; in a near fine lightly soiled dust jacket. 
A boy is flattened to a half-an-inch thick after a mishap. This delightful story tells the fun and heroic adventures Stanley has while being such an advantageous size, until he realizes being himself is better. Hilarious illustrations by Tomi Ungerer. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3067 Brown, Jim 24/7
New York: Ballantine Books, (2001). 0345446976 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in glossy blue-and-white wraps. 
The award-winning broadcast journalist's first novel. " A thrilling, original mix of action, suspense, and reality TV gone wild, 24/7 will grip readers from the first page to the last, as it builds relentlessly to an explosive finale."--Publisher's blurb. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3068 Brown, Jim BLACK VALLEY
New York: Ballantine Books, (2003). 0345446992 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
"Terror runs amok in BLACK VALLEY--a Dean Koontz-style thriller pulsating with suspense, intrigue, and a twenty-year-old vendetta that rises (literally) from the grave."--Katherine Neville. By the author of 24/7. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3069 Brown, Joe David ADDIE PRAY
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1971). 0671209620 First edition. Hardcover. A very nearly fine copy in black cloth with orange topstain and endsheets; in an mildly age-toned pictorial dust jacket with two vertical creases to front flap. 
"A long, tall, oldtime tale. But as Addie might put it, in the right hands that kind of yarn has a lot of prance left."--Martha Duffy, TIME. Minor American classic, Brown's last novel, the source for the Bogdanovich-helmed film with Tatum O'Neal (AA). 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3070 Brown, John Gregory DECORATIONS IN A RUINED CEMETERY
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The author's highly regarded debut novel. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3071 Brown, John Russell and Harris, Bernard, editors EARLY SHAKESPEARE: A READING AND PLAYING GUIDE
New York: Schocken Books, (1966). B000J2HW9Q First edition thus: Trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Very mild foxing to covers, near fine, and tight, in wraps. 
From the Shakespeare Institute Studies series this collaborative critical study presents the first ten years of Shakespeare's career from the viewpoints of ten different scholars and critics. 232 pages; 7 photo-illustrations on b&w plates; and index. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3072 Brown, Larry DIRTY WORK
Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1989. 0945575203 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine, mildly age-toned dust jacket. 
Anti-war novel that speaks through the past and present of two hospital-bound Vietnam veterans. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3073 Brown, Marcia FELICE
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons/Scott, Foresman and Co., (1958). 0684131633 First edition thus: A Scott Foresman Second Talking Storybook Box. Hardcover. Fine, in illustrated boards; no dust jacket. Small 33 1/3 rpm record tucked into envelope affixed to rear pastedown. 
Brown's richly colored, stylish and idiosyncratic illustrations highlight this gorgeous picture-book tale of a little striped Venetian cat; with phonograph recording. Brown has been justly showered with awards during her long and distinguished career. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3074 Brown, Mary PLAYING THE JACK
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1984). 0671542524 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in green cloth-backed lilac boards, with splendid wraparound cover painting by Braldt Bralds. The upper edge of the rear panel shows a tiny tear and related very minor mild creasing. No remainder mark! 
Exuberant, picaresque first novel by the author of THE UNLIKELY ONES; here she creates an 18th Century world peopled by travelling players, runaway orphans, child brothels, dwarf acrobats, master magicians, and the World's Largest Woman. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3075 Brown, Mary THE UNLIKELY ONES
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1986). 0070082960 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered milk-chocolate brown shelfback over tan boards; in a fine pictorial dust jacket, with wraparound jacket art by Linda Garland. 
"Fantasy novel of a band of human and animal adventurers on a quest for the Dragon of the Black Mountain --not a young-adult book despite the packaging and theme -- by the author of the excellent historical romance PLAYING THE JACK."--LOCUS. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3076 Brown, N.E., Tischer, Dr. A., Karsten, M.C.; edited by E.J. Labarre MESEMBRYANTHEMA: Descriptions, With Chapters on Cultivation and General Ecology
Ashford, Kent, England: L. Reeve and Co., LTD., 1931. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mildly bumped at the edges, else near fine in gilt-stamped dark green cloth; lacking the dust jacket. Quarto. 323 pages; glossary, bibliography, and an index of species. 
Text in English, German and Dutch. Two color plates; 167 black-and-white photographs. Mesembryanthemum (meaning "midday flowering") is a genus of plants native to southern Africa. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3077 Brown, Parry "Ebony Satin" FANNIN' THE FLAMES
New York: One World/Ballantine Books, (2004) 0345469070 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In her hardcover debut, Ms. Brown offers readers a sensitive suspense novel about black firefighters in Los Angeles and the challenges they face on and off the job. 
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3078 Brown, Rae DARKNESS AT SUNRISE
(New York): Lenox Hill Press, 1973. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A hostess at Sunrise Lodge is completely mystified by the arrival of a letter indicating someone was coming to meet her and bringing some money. Had she innocently become involved in a pay-off, a bribery scheme, or blackmail? 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3079 Brown, Richard E. CHESTER'S LAST STAND
Reno: University of Nevada Press, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Very fine in dust jacket. 

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3080 Brown, Richard E. FISHING FOR GHOSTS: Twelve Short Stories
Reno: University of Nevada Press, (1994). 0874172292 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in grey cloth, in an illustrated dust jacket. 
Stories about rural Missouri, where Brown was raised. Brown is the author of the novel CHESTER'S LAST STAND and is a professor of English at the University of Nevada, Reno. 
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3081 Brown, Rita Mae SUDDEN DEATH
Toronto/New York/London/Sydney: Bantam Books, (1983). 0553050370 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine; in a lightly edgeworn dust jacket. 
Novel of 24-year-old tennis champion Carmen and her lover Harriet, a professor of Greek religion. From the author of RUBYFRUIT JUNGLE and SOUTHERN DISCOMFORT. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3082 Brown, Rita Mae THE TELL-TALE HORSE
New York: Ballantine Books, (2007). 034549024X First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Enlivened by a large cast of familiar two-and four-legged characters, Sister Jane Arnold's sixth adventure in Virginia hunt country opens with the discovery of a nude female corpse tied to an equine shop fixture. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3083 Brown, Rita Mae PUSS 'N CAHOOTS
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books, (2007). 9780553803648 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
The fifteenth Mrs. Murphy mystery co-written with the Edgar Award-finalist's tiger cat, Sneaky Pie Brown. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3084 Brown, Rita Mae THE TAIL OF THE TIP-OFF
New York: Bantam Books, (2003). 0553801589 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Mrs. Murphy mystery and the twelfth collaborative effort by Brown and her talented tiger cat, Sneaky Pie. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3085 Brown, Rita Mae & Sneaky Pie Brown PAWING THROUGH THE PAST
New York: Bantam Books, (2000). First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Murders at a high school class reunion challenge the sly tiger cat in this Mrs. Murphy mystery. 
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3086 Brown, Rosel George THE WATERS OF CENTAURUS
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1970. B0006CAGT2 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine, in green cloth with white spine lettering; in a price-clipped, nicked, rubbed, age-toned, very good dust jacket. Jacket by Margo Herr. 
Posthumous entry in Brown's SIBYL SUE BLUE series, featuring "a tough female cop who, with a teenage daughter, engages in various interstellar adventures; she is more than once required to defend herself...against aggressive males."--Clute and Nicholls. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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3087 Brown, Rudd A KILLING IN REAL ESTATE
Oakland, California: Cliffhanger Press, (1986). 9780912761060 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Page edges slightly foxed, else very good plus in illustrated wraps. 8vo. 
Real estate dynamo Cassandra Howard and Detective Agent Mike Pederson are featured in this debut novel filled with descriptions of historic and funky old buildings in Pasadena, California. Brown is a Pasadena, California resident. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3088 Brown, Sandra ENVY
(New York): Warner Books, (2001). 0446527130 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Intricately plotted" (THE MYSTERY READER) biblio-suspense from the bestselling author revolves around a manuscript titled ENVY (!) which somebody is willing to kill for. 
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3089 Brown, Sandra ENVY
(New York): Warner Books, (2001). 0446527130 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Very mild crimp to the lower spine edge, else fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
The author of more than 60 "page-turners" has here presented a literary thriller penned with dual narratives and interweaving plots. It is the story of a vengeful writer's attempt to destroy his former friend and editor--and of the woman between them. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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3090 Brown, Sandra HELLO, DARKNESS
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2003). 0743245520 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a crease to the front flap. 
A novel of suspense that combines the elements of abduction, betrayal and murder by the New York Times bestselling author who USA Today hails as "a master storyteller, crafting tales that keep readers on the edge of their seats." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3091 Brown, Sandra RICOCHET
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney: Simon & Schuster, (2006). 978743289337 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
The Texas veteran thriller author features Detective Sergeant Duncan Hatcher in this plot-twisting novel involving the murder of a judge's wife. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3092 Brown, Stanley MEN FROM UNDER THE SKY: The Arrival Of Westerners In Fiji. With a foreword by Raymond Burr
Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Company, (1973). First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy bound in an attractive silk cloth with a price-clipped dust jacket. 
Illustrated with facsimile photographs and two maps. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3093 Brown, Susan Jenkins ROBBER ROCKS : LETTERS AND MEMORIES OF HART CRANE 1923-1932
Middletown,CT: Wesleyan University Press, (1969). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Correspondence and friendship between Susan Jenkins Brown and Hart Crane. 
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3094 Browne, Gerald A. STONE 588
New York: Arbor House, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Minor traces of shelfwear to the edges, else a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3095 Browne, Harold SCOTCH ON THE ROCKS
New York: St. Martin's, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Prohibition era bootleg cocktail blends dust bowl storms, bullet-riddled bodies, revival meetings, crooked cops, gun-wielding gangsters, drunken mechanics and a load of Edinburgh Highland Glen Pure Malt Whiskey. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3096 Browne, J. Ross THE INDIANS IN CALIFORNIA
(San Francisco): (The Colt Press), (1944). First edition thus: one of five hundred copies issued. Colt California Classic #2. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in sand-colored cloth over decorated boards; with paper spine label that shows a hint of rubbing. Accompanied by three of Browne's superb drawings. Twelvemo. 
Drawn from Browne's CRUSOE'S ISLAND: WITH SKETCHES OF ADVENTURE IN CALIFORNIA AND WASHOE. Browne was appointed Inspector of Indian Affairs on the Pacific Coast in 1855, and authored a number of lively and important chronicles of early California. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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3097 Browne, Sir Thomas URNE BURIALL and THE GARDEN OF CYRUS
Cambridge: Cambridge at the University Press, 1958. First edition thus. Hardcover. A whisper of dust-soiling to top page edges, else a fine copy in crimson cloth with gilt device to front cover, gilt lettering to spine; in a very mildly age-darkened, lightly rubbed and soiled dust jacket. 
Two miniature masterpieces of sonorous, cadenced prose style by the 17th Century scholar and antiquarian, edited by John Carter with preface, appendices, and note on present text. A nifty little edition of this classic. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3098 Browne, Walter EVERYWOMAN: Her Pilgrimage In Quest of Love, A Modern Morality Play
New York: The H.K. Fly Company Publishers, (1911). First edition, first printing. Illustrated with production photos. Over 100 performances at the Herald Square Theatre in NYC in 1911. Hardcover. Bright, fresh, fine copy in green cloth with gilt lettering and rules and sensational blind-debossed decoration depicting the masks of tragedy and comedy; in soiled, worn, nicked dust jacket with 1-inch chip to upper spine panel. 
Backstage allegory with music, by the baritone (he created Strephon in IOLANTHE), dramatic critic, and playwright. Filmed in 1919 by Famous Players-Lasky, with Charles Ogle (FRANKENSTEIN), Monte Blue, Bebe Daniels, Noah Beery, Lucien Littlefield. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3099 Browning, Robert ARISTOPHANES' APOLOGY: Including a Transcript from Euripides Being the Last Adventure of Balaustion
Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1875. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Wear to edges, pale staining to covers, owner's name to pastedown, endpaper, and title-page, spine darkened, light foxing to endsheets, else very good in brown cloth with beveled edges, gilt device to front cover, blind device to rear; no dust jacket. 
Browning, a popular poet of the Victorian Age and author of THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN, often utilized the dramatic monologue in his poems; in this work, he draws upon his knowledge of Ancient Greece and includes his translation of Euripides' HERACLES. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3100 Brownlee, Richard S. GRAY GHOSTS OF THE CONFEDERACY: Guerilla Warfare in the West, 1861-1865
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (1958). First edition, first printing. SIGNED by Brownlee on the publisher's special tipped in sheet. Civil War Book Club Review pamphlet laid in. Hardcover. Very good plus in brown cloth with gilt spine titles; in a worn, but still very good illustrated dust jacket with two large tears and associated creases to the lower front panel. Octavo. 279 pages; bibliography and an index. Maps; photo illustrations. 

Price: 35.00 USD
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