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3101 Bruce, Janet THE KANSAS CITY MONARCHS: Champions of Black Baseball
(Lawrence, Kansas): University Press of Kansas, (1985). 0700602739 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint rubber-stamped name and address to pastedown, discoloration to page edges, thus near fine; in a lightly rubbed, lightly edgeworn, near fine pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated with photographs reproduced intext. Tall octavo. 
Stepping stone for Jackie Robinson, home base for Satchel Paige, and training ground for more than twenty blacks sent to the major leagues, the Kansas City Monarchs survived the entire thirty-five-year span of black baseball. 176 pages, including index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3102 Bruce, Lenny HOW TO TALK DIRTY AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE: An Autobiography
(Chicago, Illinois): Playboy Press, (1965). B0006BN9AG First edition, first printing. Illustrated with photographs reproduced on coated stock inserts. Hardcover. Diagonal crease to rear free pastedown, else fine, in black cloth with silver lettering; in a price-clipped dust jacket with some wear at the spine ends and corner tips, a few short creased edge tears. 
Unabashed memoir by the influential comic, whose work was "a dissent from a world gone mad."--Ralph Gleason. "For anyone who wants to understand our comedy and culture, HOW TO TALK DIRTY AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE is well worth reading."--Michael Gerber. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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3103 Bruce, Leo DEATH WITH BLUE RIBBON
[No place]. London House & Maxwell, (1969). 0827701381 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A very nearly fine copy in blue boards lettered in gilt to the spine; in an age-toned photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Senior History Master at Queen's School Newminster, ex-commando and amateur detective Carolus Deene investigates the world of pretentious catering when a well-known writer of cookery books is murdered, and a famous restauranteur is threatened. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3104 Bruce, Leo CASE WITHOUT A CORPSE
Chicago: Academy Chicago, (1982). 0897330528 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in red cloth with gilt spine lettering; in a mildly rubbed illustrated dust jacket. 
"I always supposed," says Beef, "a murder case started with a corpse, and then you had to find out 'oo done it. This time we know 'oo done it, but we can't find the corpse." Sixth novel in the chronicles of Sergeant Beef. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3105 Bruce, Leo NOTHING LIKE BLOOD
(Chicago, Illinois): Academy Chicago Publishers, (1985). 0897331281 First U.S. edition, first printing: hardcover issue. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with fading to the spine and an inked date to the top of the front panel. Small octavo. 
A locked room mystery featuring Carolus Deene, schoolmaster. "This is one of Bruce's triumphs in the difficult art of combining the serious suspense occasioned by murder with the hilarious."--Barzun and Taylor. Adey, LOCKED ROOM MURDERS #153. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3106 Bruchac, Joseph DAWN LAND
Golden, Colorado: Fulcrum Publishing, (1993). 155591134X First edition. Inscribed with a small drawing, and SIGNED by the author to the half-title page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration and interior illustrations by Murv Jacob. 
Abenaki storyteller Joseph Bruchac draws on an imaginative mix of Native American tradition and historical facts to craft this lyrical first novel, set about 10,000 years ago in the area now known as New England and the maritime provinces of Canada. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3107 Bruchey, Stuart W., editor SMALL BUSINESS IN AMERICAN LIFE
New York: Columbia University Press, 1980. 0231048726 First edition. Hardcover. Lower front corner lightly bumped, else near fine in beige linen with gilt spine titles on a green panel; in a near fine dust jacket with a hint of wear at the lower shelf extremities. 
Case studies that survey the relationships and effects of small business to American life. 391 pages; index; and contributors. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3108 Brun, Ellen and Hersh, Jacques SOCIALIST KOREA: A Case Study in the Strategy of Economic Development
New York and London: Monthly Review Press, (1976). 0853453861 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very mild age-toning to the endpapers, else near fine in violet linen with silver titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with tiny tears to the upper and lower spine edges. 
A comprehensive analysis of the development of the Democratic People's Republic of (North) Korea from a colony of Japan to a modern socialist state. 422 pages; tables; appendix; and charts. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3109 Brundage, James A., translation, introduction, and notes by THE CHRONICLE OF HENRY OF LIVONIA
Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1961. B000P182YA First edition thus, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in black linen; in a price-clipped dust jacket with some age-toning to the spine panel and to the borders of the front panel. Octavo. 262 pages; and index. 
The only English translation available of the most important first-hand account of the "Northern Crusades" in the Baltic states. Henry's chronicle is the only surviving evidence for many episodes in the early stages of Christendom in the Eastern Baltic. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3110 Brunkhorst, Alexandria THE MATING SEASON
New York: St. Martin's Press, (2004). 0312318537 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected Advance Proof. Proof. Fine in peach-colored printed wraps. 
A romance between two geniuses who created their own fantasy worlds to cope with the pain of isolation. "An enchanted kingdom-a world where women talk to their furniture and bugs are household pets, extraordinarily inventive..."--Lisa Dierbeck. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3111 Brunner, John QUICKSAND
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., (1967). Book club edition. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Crown of the spine crimped and creased, corner tips lightly bumped, red top edge coloring shows a stain, else very good; in a near fine, tanned and mildly soiled illustrated dust jacket. Jacket by Emanuel Schongut. 
A psychologist has to question everything he has learned, including his own sanity, to work out the puzzle of a woman who does not fit anywhere. By the Hugo and British Science fiction award-winning author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3112 Brunner, John BEDLAM PLANET
New York: Ace Books, Inc., (1968). First edition: Paperback Original. Ace Book #G-709. Mass market paperback. A very short tear to the uper edge, reading and front cover creases, otherwise a very good copy. 
Cover art by Jeff Jones. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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3113 Brunner, John THE WRONG END OF TIME
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., (1971). Book club edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
An unusual science fiction tale of paranoid Americans discovering superior but hostile life on Pluto, by the author of the classic tale STAND ON ZANZIBAR. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3114 Brunner, John THE STONE THAT NEVER CAME DOWN
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., (1973). Book club edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
By the winner of the Hugo, the British SF award, and the French Pix Apollo. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3115 Brunner, John BEDLAM PLANET
London: Sidgwick and Jackson, (1973). First hardcover edition. Hardcover. Fine in a navy binding with silver lettering; without dust jacket . 
A literary agency copy with a label attached to the front endpaper. Originally published as a paperback original by Ace Books. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3116 Brunner, John TOTAL ECLIPSE
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., (1974). Book club edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Science fiction mystery tale of how thirty people attack the enigmas of a long dead alien culture. By the Hugo Award-winning author. Jacket by John Cayea. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3117 Brunner, John FOREIGN CONSTELLATIONS: The Fantastic Worlds of John Brunner
New York: Everest House, (1980). 0896960943 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a price-clipped dust jacket that is lightly rubbed. 
Collection of short stories by one of science fiction's most versatile writers; included are: "The Berendt Conversion," "The Easy Way Out,"" Pond Water," and more. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3118 Brunner, John PLAYERS AT THE GAME OF PEOPLE
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., (1980). First hardcover edition; issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Hardcover. Short felt-tip pen mark to front free endsheet, else near fine; in a very lightly edgeworn and mildly rubbed pictorial dust jacket with wraparound painting by Ron Logan. 
Explores an alien invasion that cannot be seen, heard or felt--it manifests itself in the human mind. Jacket painting by Ron Logan. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3119 Brunner, John THE CRUCIBLE OF TIME
New York: Del Rey, (1983). 0345312244 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a very lightly rubbed dust jacket with a tiny crease to upper front flap. 
Prequel to THE TIDES OF TIME by one of science fiction's most prolific writers. Cover painting by Don Dixon. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3120 Brunner, John THE CRUCIBLE OF TIME
New York: Del Rey/ Ballantine Books, (1983). 0345312244 Book club edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a lightly shelfworn and rubbed dust jacket. Cover painting by Don Dixon. 
John Brunner returned to the large-canvas science fiction he pioneered in his Hugo-award winning novel STAND ON ZANZIBAR with this epic that describes the development, over millennia, of a medieval planet-bound culture that evolves and expands. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3121 Brunner, John A MAZE OF STARS
New York: Del Rey, (1991). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket painting by John Berkey. 
A space epic by the Hugo Award-winning author of STAND ON ZANZIBAR. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3122 Brunner, John THE SHOCKWAVE RIDER
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1975). Book club edition; with the code 47R on page 243. Hardcover. Owner's penned name to pastedown, else about near fine; in a very good dust jacket, age-darkened, clipped to the lower front flap, and showing a small patch of pale dampstain to upper spine panel. Jacket illustration by Creston Ely. 
In an overly technological future where identity is lost, one man rides the shockwave of time to re-define himself for the age. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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3123 Brunner, Robert K., edited by SHOCKING TALES
New York: Current Books, Inc./A.A. Wyn, Publisher, 1946. B000KC6JF8 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild fading to spine and some offset fading to upper edge of front cover, thus near fine, in beige cloth with blue spine stamping; lacking the dust jacket. 
Collection of genre tales culled from the works of non-genre authors, from Petronius to William Faulkner, and divided thus: Caustic Tales; Cynical Tales; Cruel Tales, Crime Tales; Tales of Vengeance; Tales of Jealousy; of Frenzy; of Obsession. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3124 Bruno, Anthony BAD LUCK
New York: Delacorte, (1990). 0385299672 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in dust jacket with light shelfwear to edges else fine. 
A Gibbons and Tozzi mystery. Tozzi is deep undercover with the mob in Atlantic City, which has Gibbons worried. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3125 Bruno, Anthony BAD BUSINESS
New York: Delacorte, (1991. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a dust jacket with light shelfwear to top and bottom edges and one short tear to front jacket at bottom edge else near fine. 
Gibbons & Tozzi mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3126 Bruno, Anthony BAD MOON
New York: Delacorte, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Gibbons & Tozzi mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3127 Bruno, Anthony BAD APPLE
New York: Delacorte, (1994). 0385305087 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Gibbons & Tozzi mystery involving an undercover mob sting operation. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3128 Brus, Wlodzimierz THE MARKET IN A SOCIALIST ECONOMY
London & Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1972). 0710072767 First edition in English. Hardcover. Shallow two-inch scratch to the rear cover, else near fine in red cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine, age-toned dust jacket. 
Brus, a professor of political economy at the University of Warsaw until 1968, discusses how a centrally planned socialist economy may require a particular kind of market to operate more efficiently. 199 pages; notes, index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3129 Brus, Wlodzimierz THE ECONOMICS AND POLITICS OF SOCIALISM: Collected Essays
London and Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1973). 0710074743 First edition in English. Hardcover. Rubbing at the extremities, else near fine in red cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine lightly age-toned dust jacket. 
A collection of the Polish economist's articles and essays with a focus on the sociopolitical aspects of economic transformations and with balanced discussions of problems associated with planned economies of Eastern Europe. 117 pages; and index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3130 Brust, Steven JHEGAALA
New York: Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2008). 0765301474 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. New from the publisher! 
In the eleventh novel in the Taltos series, featuring a wise-cracking assassin and lowly Easterner living in the world of Dragaerans, Vlad Taltos is going to have to do his sleuthing amidst an alien people: his own. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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3131 Brust, Steven PHOENIX
New York: Ace Books, (1990). 0441662250 First edition: paperback original. Mass market paperback. Pages a bit age-toned, edges show a trace of wear, else a fine, unread copy in pictorial wraps. Cover art by Denis Beauvais. 
The return of Vlad Taltos--sorcerer and assassin! "This whole series is entertaining and worth reading!"--Locus Magazine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3132 Brust, Steven ATHYRA
New York: Ace Books, (1993). 0441033423 First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. A fine, as-new, bright, unread copy in illustrated wraps. Color relief cover artwork is by Ciruelo Cabral. 
Sixth in the fantasy series about assassin-for-hire Vlad Taltos. "Vlad is an engaging, wise-cracking, hard-boiled sort of character...bright, bracing, with an appealing sardonic edge."--Minneapolis Tribune. "James Bond in a world of magic."--Voya. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3133 Brust, Steven AGYAR
New York: Tor Fantasy/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1993). 0312851782 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Nearly fine, in black boards with gilt spine stamping, in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Jim Burns. 
"Brust has concocted a marvelous fantasy, a vampire novel in which the word 'vampire' never appears... Brust is a master stylist who creates such intricate characters that plot is almost irrelevant."--PW. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3134 Brust, Steven JHEGAALA
New York: Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2008). 0765301474 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Despite witches, magical amulets and elfs, the appealing 11th novel in the Vlad Taltos series is a classic private eye thriller. Longtime fans will enjoy the trip...newcomers will appreciate the noir touches."--PW. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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3135 Bruton, Eric DIE, DARLING, DIE
London: T.V. Boardman and Company, Ltd., (1959). First edition. Hardcover. Top edge very very lightly soiled, else a fine copy in a fine dust jacket, with striking cover illustration by Dennis McLoughlin: A screaming woman gapes helplessly at us, her hair seemingly ablaze. A remarkably bright copy. 
Wife murderer comes to grief when his perfect crime begins to unravel. A British Bloodhound Mystery, No. 280. SIGNED by Bruton on the title page. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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3136 Bryan, C.D.B. FRIENDLY FIRE
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1976). 0399116885 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket with several small scratches, edge wear, and small tape ghost to rear panel. 
"This book seeks to reconstruct the instances surrounding the death of Michael Mullen as well as to describe the effect his death had on his parents, Peg and Gene Mullen of Iowa."--Buzz R. Pounds. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3137 Bryan, Mike THE AFTERWORD
New York: Pantheon Books, (2003). 0375422129 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"Bryan's sly, minimalist debut is written in the form of an Afterword to his bestselling novel, THE DEITY NEXT DOOR. The catch is that THE DEITY NEXT DOOR does not exist."--PW. "Clever, funny, intellectually provocative, and irreverent."--Alan Lightman. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3138 Bryant, Edward AMONG THE DEAD And Other Events Leading Up to the Apocalypse
New York: The Macmillan Company, (1973). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a like illustrated dust jacket. 
Collection of 17 "eerie and existential" science fiction tales from the Harlan Ellison protégé caused a stir when first released. Includes the remarkable story "Shark". Inscribed and SIGNED in the year of publication by Bryant on the front free endpaper. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3139 Bryant, Edward AMONG THE DEAD And Other Events Leading Up to the Apocalypse
New York: The Macmillan Company, (1973). First edition. Hardcover. Thin band of fading at the shelf edges, former owner's name and date on the front endpaper, initials on the front pastedown, otherwise a near fine copy; in dust jacket with light creasing to the flaps. 
Collection of 17 "eerie and existential" science fiction tales from the Harlan Ellison protégé caused a stir when first released. The author's first book. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3140 Bryant, Edward, author; Simmons, Dan, illustrator THE MAN OF THE FUTURE
Arvada, CO: Roadkill Press, (1990). First edition, limited to 400 numbered copies SIGNED by the author and the artist. This is #277. Fine in stapled wraps. 
Illustrated by Dan Simmons. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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3141 Bryant, Kenneth E. POEMS TO THE CHILD-GOD: Structures and Strategies in the Poetry of Surdas
Berkeley/Los Angeles/London: University of California Press, (1978). 0520035402 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in blue linen with silver titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with mild uniform fading. 
An in-depth analytical study of the verses of the major Hindi poet, Surdas or Sur. A biographical introduction includes the traditional Hindi poet's influences. 247 pages; glossary; notes; bibliography; and index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3142 Brydon, Diana CHRISTINA STEAD
Totowa, New Jersey: Barnes & Noble Books, (1987). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Small octavo. This study is one of the first to provide a feminist reading of the life and work of the Australian-born writer. 188 pages including notes, bibliography, and an index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3143 Brzustowski, Thomas A. INTRODUCTION TO THE PRINCIPLES OF ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS
Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, (1969). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in gilt-titled olive cloth: no dust jacket. 
Octavo. A volume of the Addison-Wesley Series in Mechanics and Thermodynamics. 230 pages, problems in text, index, figures, equations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3144 Buchan, Elizabeth THE GOOD WIFE STRIKES BACK
(New York, New York): Viking, (2004). 0670032808 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The British publisher and author of the Romance of the Year Award-winning CONSIDER THE LILIES presents a humorous and complex tale of a woman coming to terms with feminine "duty" while looking for a new phase of life. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3145 Buchan, James A PARISH OF RICH WOMEN
London: Hamish Hamilton, (1984). 0241113105 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in textured carmine cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; in a mildly age-toned photo-illustrated dust jacket. 
Debut novel from the former Financial Times Middle East correspondent and grandson of noted adventure writer John Buchan. A PARISH OF RICH WOMEN won four major literary prizes, including the Whitbread First Novel Award. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3146 Buchan, John THE WATCHER BY THE THRESHOLD
New York: George H. Doran Company, (1918). B0006AI0HO First U.S. edition, first printing. The U.S. issue adds four stories and omits one of the stories gathered for the 1902 U.K. edition. Hardcover. Solid very good plus: darkening to spine, mild wear; in greenish cloth with black lettering; lacking dust jacket. 
Collection of weird tales by the author of THE 39 STEPS, comprises: "No-Man's Land"; "The Far Islands"; "The Watcher by the Threshold"; "The Outgoing of the Tide"; "The Rime of True Thomas"; "Basilissa"; "Divus Johnston"; "The King of Ypres." In Bleiler. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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3147 Buchan, John THE KING'S GRACE, 1910-1935
London: Hodder and Stoughton, Ltd., (1935). B0006D9YCQ First edition, first printing. Illustrated with photos, including color-tinted frontispiece. Hardcover. Bookplate to pastedown, mild darkening to spine, fading to spine lettering, light wear, hint of soiling to covers, a dot or two of stain, thus very good; in cream cloth with blue and red lettering and rules, blue upper-page-edge tint; lacking dust jacket. 
"Not a biography of the King...but an attempt to provide a picture--and some slight interpretation--of his reign...I have incorporated a few passages from my HISTORY OF THE GREAT WAR."--from Buchan's preface. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3148 Buchan, John THE THREE HOSTAGES
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, Cambridge: 1924. First edition, first printing. Precedes the U.K. issue. Hardcover. Mild spine slant, some darkening to spine, light wear, rubbing, thus very good; no dust jacket. Frontispiece in b&w on coated stock insert: ''The gentle fingers were very thorough.'' 
"The fourth of John Buchan's five 'shockers' featuring Richard Hannay...set seven years after THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS, it pits Hannay against a charismatic rising star of the political firmament..and perhaps Buchan's most memorable villain."--Neil Davie. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3149 Buchan, John THE POWER-HOUSE
New York: George H. Doran Company, (1916). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild fading and age-toning to the spine, minor wear to the spine ends, else a very good copy in brick-red cloth with gilt-stamped titles and rules; lacking the dust jacket. 
The first U.S. book-length appearance of Edward Leithen, whose adventures continue through the Greenmantle series. The Power-House is an international anarchist organization whose plan to destroy Western civilization is thwarted by Leithen. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3150 Buchan, John WITCH WOOD
London: Hodder and Stoughton Publishers, (1927). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Offsetting to endsheets, else near fine in light blue cloth with navy blue stamping, internally quite sharp and clean; in a new high quality FACSIMILE dust jacket. [4] pages of advertisements at rear. 
"Buchan's own favourite among his novels" set "in the fearsome times of the first half of seventeenth-century Scotland " (Alasdair Hutton), amid a "congregation of stern Scottish Protestants, who adopt the trappings of devil worship."--authors calendar. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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3151 Buchan, John; Gorey, Edward, illustrator THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, (1988). First edition thus: Deluxe edition, in the Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces; no dust jacket, as issued. Fine, bound in gilt-decorated black leatherette with inset black-and-white paste-on illustration by Edward Gorey, spine hubbed, all edges gilt. Gorey did the endpapers and interior artwork, as well, originally used in a 1967 German edition. 
Richard Hannay makes his debut in this splendid early spy yarn, the basis for one of Hitchcock's best films, with Robert Donat and Madeleine Carroll unforgettably handcuffed to one another, and Peggy Ashcroft quietly moving in a small but central role. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3152 Buchanan, Edna THE ICE MAIDEN
(New York): William Morrow/HarperCollins Publishers, (2002). 0380973324 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
By the author of THE CORPSE HAD A FAMILIAR FACE, YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE, and MIAMI, IT'S MURDER. "As a sordid yet exciting world unfolds . . . Ms. Buchanan's prose is clean, precise, and ultimately irresistible."--Anne Rice. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3153 Buchanan, Edna COLD CASE SQUAD
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2004). 0743250532 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Winner of a Pulitzer Prize for work as a Miami crime reporter and with double Edgar Award-nominations, Ms. Buchanan introduces a Miami Police Department series featuring detectives Craig Burch, K.C. Riley, Sam Stone, and Pete Nazario. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3154 Buchanan, Edna SUITABLE FOR FRAMING
New York: Hyperion, (1995). 0786860472 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by David Schleinkoffer. 
A Britt Montero mystery. Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Buchanan's seventh mystery features Miami police-beat reporter Montero, who witnesses a hit-and-run accident and is determined to track down the people in the vehicle that fled. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3155 Buchanan, Edna LOVE KILLS
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney: Simon & Schuster, (2007). 0743294769 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Edgar-finalist brings crime reporter Britt Montero and the Cold Case Squad together for a fast-paced thriller involving a serial honeymoon murderer. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3156 Buchanan, Pegasus KINGSLEY ALLEY
Boston: Bruce Humphries Publishers, (1963). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in bright green cloth with gilt titling; in a lightly age-toned, very mildly rubbed illustrated dust jacket that has been neatly price-clipped. Jacket illustration by John Anthony Sheets. Map by Krista Collins. 
Portrait in verse of both sides of the tracks of a fictional community, a kind of Pacific Coast UNDER MILKWOOD, by the magazine versifier whose previous book, CHESTNUT STREET, also limned in rhyme the lives of the residents of a mythical town. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3157 Buchwald, Emilie GILDAEN: The Heroic Adventures of a Most Unusual Rabbit
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., (1973). 0152308008 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Foxing to page edges, light spotting to covers, thus very good plus, in tan cloth with blue-foil spine stamping; in a lightly worn, near fine illustrated dust jacket. 
"Here is a rarity, nothing less than a full length, modern fairy tale . . . convincing and riveting."--Publishers Weekly. "A treat for fantasy lovers."--ALA Booklist. Illustrated by Barbara Flynn. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3158 Buck, Charles Neville MARKED MEN
Garden City, New York: P.F. Collier & Son Company/Doubleday, Doran & Co. (1929). Reprint. Hardcover. Near fine in red cloth with man and spiderweb device to the front cover; no dust jacket, as issued. 
A volume from the Front Page Mystery series. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3159 Buck, Pearl S. DRAGON SEED
New York: The John Day Company, (1942). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A few tiny dots of stain to blue upper-page-edge tint, else fine, in full brown cloth with gilt lettering and rules, blind-stamped illustration; in a bright, very lightly edgeworn dust jacket that shows some minor rubbing, and mild fading to spine panel. 
"Buck writes in power and illumination as the human greatness of simple men and women meets each day, in occupied China, with deathless tenacity." -- The New York Times. Filmed in 1944 with Katherine Hepburn and Walter Huston. A nice copy! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3160 Buck, Pearl S. MY SEVERAL WORLDS: A Personal Record
New York: The John Day Company, (1954). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a price-clipped dust jacket with just a suggestion of edgewear and age-toning. 
Reflective memoirs from the hugely popular Nobel-prize winning author. A lovely copy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3161 Buck, Pearl S. MANDALA
New York: The John Day Company, (1970). 0381980413 Book club edition. Hardcover. Light age-toning to the inner hinges as usual, near fine in bright yellow linen with titles stamped in blue to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with barely perceptible creases to the crown and to the heel of the spine. 
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author brings her special knowledge and empathy of Eastern life to this novel of India that focuses around a modern princely family. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3162 Buck, Pearl S. THE WOMAN WHO WAS CHANGED: And Other Stories
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, Publishers, (1979). 0690017898 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in burgundy linen over cranberry boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with a tiny hole to the spine panel. 
This novella and five stories employ human conflict themes for which the Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning author is renowned. Includes stories on a first generation Chinese-American, a woman becoming independent, an abortion issue, and more. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3163 Buckell, Tobias S. CRYSTAL RAIN
New York: TOR: A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2006). 0765312271 First edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
"CRYSTAL RAIN is refreshing and imaginative, an exotic stew of cultures, myths, and technology."--Kevin J. Anderson. "A cracking adventure yarn from an exciting new writer."--Cory Doctorow. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3164 Buckler, Ernest OX BELLS AND FIREFLIES: A Memoir
New York: Knopf, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Fine bright copy in price-clipped dust jacket. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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3165 Buckley, Arabella B. (Mrs. Fisher) LIFE AND HER CHILDREN: Glimpses of Animal Life, from the Amoeba to the Insects
London: Edward Stanford, 1901. Eighteenth Thousand. With Upwards of One Hundred Illustrations in black-and-white. Hardcover. Bumping to lower corner tips, mild foxing, soiling to endsheets, light wear to covers, thus near fine; in green cloth with elaborate gilt-and-white stamped devices: fairies, birds, art nouveau flora, classical pedestals, and jellyfish! All edges gilt. 
Designed "to acquaint young people with the structure and habits of the lower forms of life."--preface. Illustrations of marine animals by Dr. Wild, artist of the "Challenger" Expedition, and insects by Mr. Edwin Wilson. Marvelous decorative initials! 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3166 Buckley, Fiona TO RUIN A QUEEN: A Mystery at Queen Elizabeth I's Court Featuring Ursula Blanchard
(New York): Scribner, (2000). First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in pictorial glossy wraps. 
"The extraordinary series featuring a 'heroine to reckon with' (Kirkus Reviews) yields another passionate Elizabethan mystery, set in an eerie castle on the Welsh-English border." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3167 Buckley, Jr, William F.; Gurney, John, illustrator THE TEMPTATION OF WILFRED MALACHEY
New York: Ariel Books, (1985). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in Navy blue leatherette with lettering in gilt; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Octavo. 
Published for Ariel Books' GOBLIN TALES series, this beautifully illustrated, witty and intriguing thriller is the first children's story by the political analyst and author of HIGH JINX and SEE YOU LATER ALLIGATOR. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3168 Buckley, William F. THE STORY OF HENRI TOD
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1984. 0385152345 First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Blackford Oakes novel set in Berlin. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3169 Buckley, William F. SEE YOU LATER ALLIGATOR
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1985. 085194420 First edition: first printing: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Blackford Oakes novel set in Havana, Cuba. "If John Le Carre is the Henry James of suspense fiction, Mr. Buckley, if he chose, might be the Evelyn Waugh..."--Anatole Broyard. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3170 Budrys, Algis ROGUE MOON
Garden City, N.Y.: Nelson Doubleday, [No date.] Book club edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket, with front panel illustration by Gary Viskupic 
Now-classic 1960 novel telling of a deadly alien labyrinth found on the moon, commendable for its highly symbolic structure and subject matter. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3171 Bufalino, Gesualdo TOMMASO AND THE BLIND PHOTOGRAPHER
London: The Harvill Press, (2000). 1860465684 First edition, first printing in English: Uncorrected Proof: Trade paperback original. Hardcover. Covers slightly rubbed, near fine in blue printed wraps. 
"Murder and blackmail, a missing reel of film from a high-society orgy, and the death of a blind photographer. A masterpiece of dark satire from a great humorist."--Sally Anne McCartin. Translated from the Italian by Patrick Creagh. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3172 Bufano, Remo; Jagendorf, M., editor NINE SHORT PLAYS: Written for Young People to Stage
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1928. First edition. Hardcover. Very mild dust soiling to page edges, else fine; in a dust jacket that shows some age-toning, minor nicking and a very shallow chip to the lower spine panel. Illustrated with b&w costume and scenery designs by Bufano. A lovely copy. 
Collection of children's plays with suggestions for staging, distinguished by Bufano's striking black-red-and-white illustrated endpapers and wraparound jacket art. Bufano was a prominent figure in the puppet theatre renaissance in NYC in the 1920's. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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3173 Buff, Mary and Conrad MAGIC MAIZE
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1953. 0395066662 First edition, first printing. Inscribed, dated in the year of publication and SIGNED by the author and the artist. Hardcover. Very mild crimp to spine crown, age-toning to pages, else fine, in lime-green cloth with orange lettering and pictorial vignette; in an age-darkened, very lightly worn, very nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Newberry Honor book about Fabian, an Indian boy of Guatemala, brought up in the old Mayan beliefs. Conrad's artwork, in b&w drawings, full-color endsheets, full-color pages and doublespreads, is stunning. The jacket portrait of Fabian is magnificent. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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3174 Buff, Mary and Conrad THE APPLE AND THE ARROW
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, 1951. First edition, first printing. Tall octavo. Hardcover. Mild discoloration to blue cloth covers; faint vertical crease to front free endsheet where it has adhered to title-page (production flaw), else fine; lacking dust jacket. Illustrated in black-and-white and in color. 
The legend of Swiss hero William Tell, told from the perspective of twelve-year-old Walter, who has the famous apple shot off his head. Mary's text brilliantly complemented by her Swiss-born husband's bold, dreamy, moving artwork. Newbery Honor. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3175 Buff, Mary and Conrad HURRY, SKURRY, & FLURRY
New York: The Viking Press, 1954. B0006ATPPA First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Front and rear free endpapers somewhat age-toned, front and rear covers slightly and spottily age-toned, still very good in grey linen with front cover illustration depicting the three eponymous squirrels eating acorns; lacking a dust jacket. 
Dated 1955, and warmly inscribed and SIGNED by the authors/illustrators to the front endpaper. An enchantingly illustrated narrative poem describing four seasons and evoking wonder and respect for nature and the life of animals in the forest. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3176 Buff, Mary and Conrad HAN-NEE OF THE CLIFF DWELLERS
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1956. B000IZAKPW First edition, first printing. Lawrence Clark Powell's copy, bearing his bookplate and SIGNED by him. Hardcover. Fine, in tan cloth with fuchsia lettering and pictorial device; in a very lightly worn, mildly age-toned, near fine, illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. 
Story of one Indian boy and his family, forced by superstition and fear to creep secretly away from their beloved home to begin a new life in the distant land of the Great River. Strikingly illustrated with b&w drawings and full-color doublespreads. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3177 Buffa, D.W. THE DEFENSE
New York: Henry Holt & Co., (1997). 0805053077 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
Well received legal thriller with Joseph Antonelli, an arrogant but gifted criminal defense lawyer. "I never lost a case I should have won, and I won nearly all the cases I should have lost..."--Joseph Antonelli. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3178 Buffa, D.W. THE DEFENSE
New York: Henry Holt & Co., (1997). 0805053077 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Spine ends lightly crimped, else near fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
This debut by Oregon lawyer D. W. Buffa is a legal thriller with defense attorney Joseph Antonelli defending a particularly tough case: a con man and convicted drug dealer accused of raping his 12-year-old stepdaughter. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3179 Buhl, Hermann LONELY CHALLENGE
New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, Inc., 1956. B0007E3I0S First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Minor shelfwear, else a very good plus copy in blue cloth with spine titles and rules in silver; lacking the dust jacket. Octavo. 318 pages; with a glossary and index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 
Mountaineering classic translated by Hugh Merrick. Hermann Buhl's successful 1953 solo climb of 26,620-foot Nanga Parbat remains one of the single greatest achievements in mountaineering history. A somewhat scarce account. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3180 Bujold, Lois McMaster THE CURSE OF CHALION
(New York): EOS, (2001). 038081983X First edition: Advance Reading Copy with publisher's promotional sheet laid in. Proof. Fine in glossy, color illustrated wraps. 
The multi-Hugo Award and Nebula Award-winning author here presents a romantic fantasy featuring Cazaril, a former slave who falls in love with Lady Betriz of the royal family for whom he works. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3181 Bujold, Lois McMaster DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY
(Riverdale, New York): Baen, (2002). 0743435338 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket painting by Steven Hickman. 
A Miles Vorkosigan adventure. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3182 Bujold, Lois McMaster TEST OF HONOR
No place: Guild America Books, (1995). Reissue of the 1987 Science Fiction Book Club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket cover art by A. C. Farley. 
An omnibus of two Miles Vorkosigan SF adventures SHARDS OF HONOR (1986) and THE WARRIOR'S APPRENTICE (1986). 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3183 Bujold, Lois McMaster THE CURSE OF CHALION
(New York): EOS, (2001). 0380979012 First hardcover edition. Hardcover. Lower corner tips lightly bumped, else nearly fine; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Doug Beekman. 
"Lois McMaster Bujold's beautifully layered world and vivid characters are the foundation of a powerful story that grows to explore the meaning of courage, faith, duty, love, and sacrifice. A book worth reading and rereading."--Mary Jo Putney. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3184 Bujold, Lois McMaster THE HALLOWED HUNT
(Ossining, NY): Hill House, (2005). First edition, first printing: One of 750 numbered copies, SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, bound in red silk with colorful cover illustration, printed spine label, decorative endpapers; lacking the matching slipcase. Quarto. 
Handsome limited edition of Bujold's third installment in her epic fantasy series. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3185 Bujold, Lois McMaster THE SPIRIT RING
(New York): Baen Fantasy, (1992). 0671721429 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine, in an illustrated dust jacket that shows mild shelfwear, and spots of production rubbing, a common problem associated with this jacket. The jacket painting is by Steven Hickman. 
The adventures of Fiametta, faithful (if a trifle wild) daughter and apprentice to the legendary Master Beneforte. Magical change-of-pace from the author of the popular Vorkosigan space operas. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3186 Bukowski, Charles WHAT THEY WANT
Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1977. First separate issue: an unknown number of copies were issued, 75 of which were signed; this copy is unsigned. Chapbook. Fine chapbook, printed in red, black and gold on a single sheet of cream card stock, folded once, with decorative cartouche and device to cover, edges deckled; the poem is printed within in black with decorative red initial. 
Bukowski's poem lists a catalogue of doomed, murdering or suicidal artists and writers, concluding "--that's what they want:/a God damned show/a lit billboard/in the middle of hell." Published to "celebrate the opening of Maurice F. Neville Rare Books." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3187 Bukowski, Charles THE MOVIE CRITICS
Santa Rosa, California: Black Sparrow Press, 1988. First separate edition: chapbook issue. Chapbook. Fine, staplebound in illustrated wraps. Small octavo. 
Colorful, sweet production of the Bukowski poem, published as a New Year's greeting for the friends of the Black Sparrow Press. A signed, limited issue was also produced. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3188 Bukowski, Charles; Bruce, Lenny; Corso, Gregory; Martin, Anthony, et alia RENAISSANCE 3: science fiction (??) issue
(San Francisco, Cal.): (Rennaissance Publications), (1962). First edition, first printing: a 6x9 inch periodical. Very near to fine, an unread copy in perfect-bound, illustrated, cardstock wraps that show some mild rubbing and faint soiling. 
This issue of the counter-culture literary mag includes Bukowski's "Four Poems: War and Piece, The Biggest Breasts, Information Upon an Empire of Coin"; Bruce has a piece on Jack Paar (!); Corso, "Fragment from the Decadence"; many other contributors. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3189 Bukowski, Charles; Dorbin, Sandy, edited by OUT OF SIGHT *90: A Primer of Domestic Poetry
(Wichita, Kansas): Out of Sight Library, [1974]. First edition, first printing: a chapbook original. Fine, in stapled, printed wraps. Inscribed and SIGNED by editor/poet Dorbin to rear cover. 
Slender chapbook anthology edited by Dorbin, (her "Aubade" is one of the selections), with works by Teo Savory, David Kherdian, Marco Fraticelli, Jim Hawks, William Stafford, and Charles Bukowski, whose "Mine" adorns the front cover. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3190 Bull, Clarence & Lee, Raymond THE FACES OF HOLLYWOOD
South Brunswick and New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, (1968). 0498068447 Second printing. Introduction by Hedda Hopper. Hardcover. Bookshop address rubber-stamped to the front endpaper, near fine in fresh cream linen with gilt titles to the spine; in a slightly rubbed, photo-pictorial dust jacket with very short shelf-edge tears and mild age-toning to the spine panel. Quarto. 
Memoir of one of the premier Hollywood glamour photographers, with a gallery of his portraits and a technical explanation detailing the exposures, papers, light source, films, stops and developers used for the hundreds of movie star stills showcased here. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3191 Bulmer, Kenneth THE DOOMSDAY MEN
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1968. Publisher's reprint. No statement of edition on copyright page. Hardcover. Near fine, spine very slightly slanted, a whisper of wear; in an age-toned, lightly worn, near fine illustrated dust jacket. 
"Freedom and free choice disappear in a future megalopolis."--Tuck. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3192 Bunch, Chris THE WARRIOR KING
(New York, N.Y.): Aspect/Warner Books, (1999). 0446674567 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Mild corner crease to upper front cover, and corresponding creasing to the first 38 pages, very good plus, in illustrated wraps. 
The conclusion to the saga begun with THE SEER KING and THE DEMON KING. "An epic tale of battles and flames, love returned and love betrayed."--Realms of Fantasy. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3193 Bunn, T. Davis DRUMMER IN THE DARK
New York: Doubleday, (2001). 0385496168 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in glossy illustrated wraps. 
A novel of political intrigue featuring detective agency worker Jackie Havilland by the author of the legal thriller, THE GREAT DIVIDE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3194 Bunn, T. Davis WINNER TAKE ALL
New York: Doubleday, (2003). 0385503709 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
By the author of THE GREAT DIVIDE and DRUMMER IN THE DARK. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3195 Bunner, H.C. JERSEY STREET AND JERSEY LANE: Urban and Suburban Sketches
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1896. First edition, first state. The two pages of ads to the rear do not include POEMS, published after the first state release. BAL 1930. Hardcover. Very good plus, with mild bump to upper corner of textblock, some very faint dampstaining, chiefly to spine, but with a patch of faint stain to the front cover; in blue cloth decorated and lettered in white and gilt, top-edge gilt; no dust jacket. 
Utterly charming, witty and urbane sketches and verbal landscapes, alternating in scene between New York and the country. With illustrations, including tissue-guarded frontispiece, by A.B. Frost, B. West Clinedinst, Irving R. Wiles, and Kenneth Frazier. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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3196 Bunting, Eve SIXTH-GRADE SLEEPOVER
San Diego, CA: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, (1986). 0152753508 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Octavo. 
This is a delightful book about the magic of books and reading, as well as the crushes and embarrasment of puberty. Naturally evolving incidents during the Rabbit Reading Club's all-night readathon force two girls in the group to face their fears. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3197 Burchardt, Nellie PROJECT CAT
New York, N.Y.: Franklin Watts, Inc., (1966). First edition. Hardcover. A bright, as-new, fine copy in lemon-yellow cloth lettered in black to the front cover and spine, with gray top-edge coloring; in a neatly price-clipped, otherwise fine, full-color illustrated dust jacket. 
Pets are not allowed in the City Housing Project, so when Betsy discovers a hungry and hurt cat sleeping under a nearby clump of bushes, she and her friends secretly adopt her. Warm and evocative illustrations by Fermin Rocker. A scarce black juvenile! 
Price: 100.00 USD
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3198 Burchett, Wilfred G. VIETNAM NORTH
New York: International Publishers, (1966). First Edition. New World Paperbacks #NW-60. Trade Paperback. Spine color (red) faded, scratches to front cover, otherwise about very good in wraps. 
Trade paperback. Illustrated with original photographs by the author, a war correspondent. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3199 Burdett, John BANGKOK HAUNTS
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2007. 97803263186 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
Burdett's third Sonchai Jitpleecheep crime novel builds "on the exquisite moral ambiguity implicit in both setting and hero with tighter plotting and an even more potent mix of underworld seaminess, startling tenderness, and Buddhist wisdom."--Bill Ott. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3200 Burdett, John THE LAST SIX MILLION SECONDS
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1997). 0688147747 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with a faint crease to the upper front panel. 
"Hong Kong, about to be absorbed into the People's Republic of China, is the setting for this fact-and-action-packed thriller, as a tough and moral policeman tries to solve a triple murder before time runs out." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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