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3301 Burroughs, Edgar Rice RETURN TO MARS: THUVIA, MAID OF MARS; THE CHESSMEN OF MARS; THE MASTER MIND OF MARS
[New York]: SFBC Science Fiction, (2004). 0739448846 First edition thus. Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Jacket code, 1172959. Hardcover. Fine, a new book, in a fine, new, illustrated dust jacket. 
Nifty omnibus issue of the numbers 4, 5 and 6 in Burroughs' Mars series. Wraparound jacket art by Michael Whelan. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3302 Burroughs, Edgar Rice THE GODS OF MARS
New York: Canaveral Press, 1974. Later printing. Title-page date 1974, no price on dust jacket. Hardcover. Fine, in ochre cloth with black lettering; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art, frontispiece and eight interior illustrations by Larry Ivie. 
"Regarded by many as one of ERB's finest stories."--Zeuschner. Originally appeared as a five-part serial in ALL-STORY during January-April. Third book in the Mars series. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3303 Burroughs, Edgar Rice SOUVENIR PROGRAM: Library Opening APO 951, September 30, 1943
No place: No publisher, 1943. First edition, first printing. Inscribed "Best Wishes" and SIGNED by Edgar Rice Burroughs in blue ink to the front cover. Hardcover. Two horizontal creases (from folding), faintly creased elsewhere, else very good. Octavo (6-inches by 9-inches). 
[4] page souvenir program of the opening of a military base library in Hawaii. The booklet lists the program, library personnel, and reproduces the Edgar Rice Burroughs' bookplate on the rear cover. Burroughs gave the address at this opening. RARE! 
Price: 750.00 USD
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3304 Burroughs, Edgar Rice PIRATES OF VENUS
New York: Canaveral Press, 1974. B0006AY5SC Later printing. Title-page date 1974, no price on dust jacket. Hardcover. Small abraided area to the page fore-edges, else fine, in blue cloth with black lettering, map-decorated endsheets; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art, adapted from a J. Allen St. John original, by Sam Sigaloff. 
Debuted in ARGOSY WEEKLY as a six-part serial in September and October of 1932. First book in the Venus series. Four interior b&w illustrations by St. John. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3305 Burroughs, Edgar Rice AT THE EARTH'S CORE
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., [1976]. Reprint of the film edition issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. With the code "G44" on page 151; jacket code 3111. Hardcover. Near fine, in black boards with silver spine titles; in a near fine elaborately illustrated dust jacket with a very short edge-tear to upper spine, and mild crimping to corner tips. 
A story of of another civilization underground, here re-issued to coincide with the film. Enhanced with eight b&w movie stills. The film starred Doug McClure and Peter Cushing. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3306 Burroughs, Edgar Rice SCIENCE FICTION CLASSICS
(Seacaucus, N.J.): Castle, (1982). 0890095825 First edition thus. Hardcover. Corner tips lightly bumped, heel of the spine crimped, else near fine in orange boards with black spine lettering; in a mildly age-toned, else near fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Collects five complete novels: PELLUCIDAR, THUVIA--MAID OF MARS, TANAR OF PELLUCIDAR, THE CHESSMEN OF MARS, THE MASTER MIND OF MARS. 451 pages. Illustrated. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3307 Burroughs, Edgar Rice TARZAN AT THE EARTH'S CORE
New York: Metropolitan Books, Inc., Publishers, (1930). First edition, second binding with "GROSSET & DUNLAP" at the lower spine. Hardcover. Mild fraying to the spine ends, minor soiling to the covers, else very good; lacking the dust jacket. 
Frontispiece illustration by J. Allen St. John. INSCRIBED, DATED & SIGNED BY EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS! Heins TEC-2. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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3308 Burroughs, Edgar Rice TARZAN AND THE JEWELS OF OPAR
New York 36, N.Y.: Ace Books, Inc. [1963]. First edition thus. Ace Science Fiction Classic F-204. Hardcover. Fine, unread in illustrated wraps. Cover art and title-page illustration by Frank Frazetta. 
The fifth Tarzan novel. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3309 Burroughs, Edgar Rice; adapted by Joan D. Vinge TARZAN: KING OF THE APES
New York: Random House, (1983). 0394962125 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild age-toning to pages and covers, else fine, as-new, in laminated, pictorial boards, with artwork by Charles Ren. 
104-page truncation of Burroughs' TARZAN OF THE APES, aimed at the young reader, rendered by the sf writer, Joan D. Vinge, a Hugo winner for THE SNOW QUEEN (1981). 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3310 Burroughs, Edgar Rice; Foster, Hal, illustrator EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS' TARZAN IN COLOR: VOLUME 2 (1932-1933)
(New York): Flying Buttress Classics Library, (1993). 1561630632 First edition. Folio. Hardcover. A fine, as-new copy, in green faux-(alligator?) leather binding lettered in silver; with illustrated endsheets; comics reproduced in color on heavy stock; in full-color illustrated dust jacket. 
Tarzan collector Ray Bradbury provides an enthusiastic foreword, and series editor Bill Blackbeard an illustrated introduction to Foster and to Tarzan in his newspaper comics incarnation. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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3311 Burroughs, Edgar Rice; Frazettta, Frank, illustrator THE GODS OF MARS and THE WARLORD OF MARS
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., (1971). First edition thus: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. With the code ''50L'' on page 335 and the dust jacket code 2882 to lower rear flap. Hardcover. Patch of faint dampstaining to lower edge of endsheets at inner hinge, also evident at lower page edges, faint foxing to upper page edges, thus very good, in black boards with silver lettering to the spine; very good only dust jacket, rubbed, faded, worn. 
Thrilling wraparound jacket painting and six interior b&ws by Burroughs soulmate Frank Frazetta enhance this SFBC omnibus of the second and third installments of the Mars saga, dating from 1918 and 1919. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3312 Burroughs, Edgar Rice; Frazettta, Frank, illustrator THE GODS OF MARS and THE WARLORD OF MARS
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., (1971). First edition thus: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. With the code ''50L'' on page 335 and the dust jacket code 2882 to lower rear flap. Hardcover. Penned numbers to pastedown, else a bright, sharp, fine copy in black laminated paper-over-boards, with silver lettering to the spine; in lightly rubbed and mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with wraparound jacket painting by Frank Frazetta. 
Second and third episodes in ERB's Martian chronicles jam-packed with new adventures for the intrepid John Carter and wife Dejah Thoris. Frazetta proves the perfect ERB interpreter in his spectacular jacket art and 6 interior black-and-whites. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3313 Burroughs, Edgar Rice; Frazettta, Frank, illustrator THE GODS OF MARS and THE WARLORD OF MARS
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., (1971). Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. With the code "38Q" on page 335 and the dust jacket code 2882 to lower rear flap. Hardcover. Foxing to the page edges, else near fine in black laminated paper-over-boards, with silver lettering to the spine; mildly shelfworn, illustrated dust jacket that is also near fine. 
Nearly naked (except for thong and wrist gauntlets), John Carter flies through the air, sword in hand, in a frontal assault on a many-armed gorilla and his tribe, with the aid of a turtle-headed cohort in a red cape. Mars novels two and three. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3314 Burroughs, Edgar Rice; illustrated by Jon Townley and Bill Selby; paper engineering by Ib Penick TARZAN: A Pop-Up Book
New York: Random House, 1984. 0394865944 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in laminated pictorial boards; no dust jacket, as issued. All pop-ups and moveable pictures appear to be in full working order. 
In moveable scenes, Tarzan swings on a vine, gets picked up by an elephant, punches a gorilla, and "frightens the natives"--among other feats of daring; plus there are a number of quite impressive double-spread pop-up panoramas. Nifty engineering. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3315 Burroughs, William NAKED LUNCH
New York: Grove Press Inc., [1962]. First U.S. edition, fourteenth printing. Hardcover. A near fine copy; in a lightly shelfworn, illustrated dust jacket with a tiny chips missing from the crown of the spine. Later state dust jacket priced $6.00 but still retaining the original art. 
"Burroughs is the greatest satirical writer since Jonathan Swift... The net result of NAKED LUNCH will be to make people shudder at their own lies, will be to make them open up and be straight with one another."--Jack Kerouac. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3316 Burroughs, William, et alia 86: BULLETIN FROM NOTHING #2
San Francisco: (Mary Beach), 1965. First edition, first printing. Very mild creasing, faint soiling, and the inevitable age-darkening to covers, thus a nearly fine copy; 8.5x11 inch folded sheets laid into illustrated cardstock covers; the front cover shows a wild-eyed Burt Lancaster wielding a very big knife. 
This issue of the beat lit journal features Burroughs' "Palm Sunday Tape"; poetry, prose, collages and artwork, by Mary Beach, Claude Pelieu, Norman Mustill, Charles Plywell, Roxie Powell, Bob Kaufman, Jeff Nuttall, Chano Pozo. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3317 Burt, Guy A CLOCK WITHOUT HANDS
New York: Ballantine Books, (2004). 0345446569 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A psychological thriller featuring an artist who visits the house of his childhood where a tragedy took place. "A heart full of sorrow beats at the center of this...intriguing, involving read."--Publishers Weekly. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3318 Burton, Captain R.F. THE LANDS OF CAZEMBE: LACERDA'S JOURNEY TO CAZEMBE IN 1798...
New York: Negro Universities Press, (1969). Facsimile reprint of the original 1873 first edition published by John Murray in London. Hardcover. Faint erasure to the title-page, minor rubbing, else near fine in brown cloth, spine titles gilt; without dust jacket, as issued. Octavo. 271 pages; indexed. Large folding map at front. 
Also includes JOURNEY OF THE POMBEIROS: P.J. Baptista and Amaro Jose, Across Africa from Angola to Tette on the Zambeze, translated by B.A. Beadle and a RESUME OF THE JOURNEY OF MM. MONTEIRO AND GAMITTO by Dr. C.T. Beke. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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3319 Burton, David MANMADE FOR MURDER
Aurora, Colorado: Write Way Publishing, (1997). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3320 Burton, Jack THE BLUE BOOK OF HOLLYWOOD MUSICALS
Watkins, Glen, New York: Century House, (1953). First edition. Illustrated with stills. Hardcover. A sharp, fine copy in a mildly rubbed illustrated dust jacket that shows some very slight edgewear (reinforced at spine head with a tiny piece of cellotape), and two quite innocuous, narrow vertical stripes of pale stain to rear panel. A sweet copy! 
"Songs From The Soundtracks and The Stars Who Sang Them Since the Birth of the Talkies." Burton's quite irreplaceable reference book, tirelessly and lovingly compiled. Very scarce, especially in jacket. 296 pp, including index, errata. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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3321 Burton, John THE PATH OF THE WIND
San Francisco: The James H. Barry Company, Publishers, 1929. B00005XO8Y First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very minor separation at front inner hinge, else near fine; in black half-cloth over green boards with front and spine paste-on labels--both labels are somewhat age-darkened and show a tiny bit of edge-nicking. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by the California poet to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3322 Burton, John THE PATH OF THE WIND
San Francisco: The James H. Barry Company, Publishers, 1929. B00005XO8Y First edition, first printing. Hardcover. About near fine, a bit shaken, mildly worn, stain-fading to upper paged edges, lightly used; in black half-cloth over green boards with front and spine paste-on labels--the spine label is a bit nibbled; no dust jacket. 
This copy of the California poet's collection is inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the title-page; the inscribee's bookplate adorns the pastedown. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3323 Burton, John Hill; edited by J. Herbert Slater THE BOOK-HUNTER
London: George Routledge & Sons Limited, [circa 1900]. A reprint of the second edition. Hardcover. Dot of stain to lower page edges, unassuming bookplate to front pastedown, else a tight, very nearly fine copy in burgundy cloth with gilt spine titling; no dust jacket. 
The Scottish historical writer's witty and trenchant treatise on the species "Book-Hunter"--many of the pieces first seen in Blackwood magazine, and first published as a book in 1860. Four parts: His Nature; His Functions; His Club; Book-Club Literature. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3324 Burton, Levar AFTERMATH
(New York): Warner Books, (1997). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In a futuristic thriller written by the star of STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION, America is torn apart by political assassination, a massive earthquake, and a disastrous race war in the year 2019. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3325 Burton, Orville Vernon & McMath, Robert C., Jr., editors TOWARD A NEW SOUTH?: Studies in Post-Civil War Southern Communities
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, (1982). 0313229961 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in olive cloth with white lettering to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 319 pages, one map, thirty-five tables, bibliography, contributors, and an index. 
A collection of essays about the Southern states after the Civil War and before the turn-of-the-century on topics including urbanization, municipal politics, black leadership, race relations, literacy, religion, and plantations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3326 Burton, Philip EARLY DOORS: My Life and the Theatre
New York: The Dial Press, 1969. First edition. With a glossy 4.5 x 7.5 inch photo of Burton, his adopted son Richard, and Elizabeth Taylor, laid in. Hardcover. A fine copy in light brown cloth lettered in black; in an age-toned, lightly rubbed and lightly edgeworn photo-pictorial dust jacket with a short closed tear to the lower front panel. 
Memoir by the distinguished theatre director and teacher. "Everything I've learned about the theatre, I've learned from Philip."--Richard Burton. Illustrated with photographs reproduced on coated stock inserts. With an introduction by Agnes de Mille. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3327 Burton, Sir Richard F., translator THE PERFUMED GARDEN OF THE SHAYKH NEFZAWI
New York: Gramercy Publishing Company, (1964). First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in textured red boards with titles stamped in black to the spine; in a near fine slightly rubbed dust jacket. 
This classic Arabian treatise on physical love is translated with twelve pages of notes by Sir Richard Burton and contains a 49-page explanatory introduction in addition to footnotes by the editor and annotator, Alan Hull Walton. 271 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3328 Busby, F.M. RISSA KERGUELEN: Book One in the Saga of Rissa
New York: Berkley Publishing Corporation/G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1976). 0399117911 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
First novel in Busby's second sequence of works, SAGA OF RISSA; a galactic tale of oppression on earth, flight to the stars, interstellar conflict, and eventual revenge. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3329 Busby, F.M. THE LONG VIEW
New York: Berkley Publishing Company/G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1976). 0399118756 First edition, first printing. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the front endpaper and additionally SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Cover art by Paul Lehr. 
The third book in the Rissa Kerguelen series. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3330 Busby, F.M. RISSA KERGUELEN: Book One in the Saga of Rissa
New York: Berkley Publishing Corporation/G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1976). 0399117911 First edition, first printing. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the front endpaper and additionally SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Cover art by Paul Lehr. 
First novel in Busby's second sequence of works, SAGA OF RISSA; a galactic tale of oppression on earth, flight to the stars, interstellar conflict, and eventual revenge. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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3331 Busby, Roger SNOW MAN
New York: Doubleday, (1989). 038524917X First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Thre policemen in three countries, investigating three apparently unrelated crimes, stumble upon a giant, multi-national drug ring. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3332 Busch, Briton Cooper, editor FREMONT'S PRIVATE NAVY: The 1846 Journal of Captain William Dane Phelps
Glendale, California: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1987. First edition: limited to 500 numbered copies, SIGNED by the editor. This copy is outside the limitation and is unnumbered. Hardcover. Fine in green cloth, lettered in gilt, without dust jacket. 
Octavo. Editor Busch also contributes an introduction to this handsomely produced volume. 79 pages, index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3333 Busch, Charles WHORES OF LOST ATLANTIS
New York: Hyperion, (1993). 1562827804 First edition. Hardcover. A very nearly fine copy in a mildly age-toned color photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
"A celebration--of friendship, wigs, and a kind of wicked innocence."--Paul Rudnick. From the cult-ivated author of stage sensations VAMPIRE LESBIANS OF SODOM and PSYCHO BEACH PARTY. "One does not become a Charles Busch fan; one is enslaved."--P.R. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3334 Busch, Frederick A MEMORY OF THE WAR
New York/London: W.W. Norton & Company, (2003). 0393049787 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Upper spine edge crimped with a very short tear, else near fine in pebbled burgundy over cream boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Busch has accumulated numerous literary accolades including the PEN/Malamud Award, the National Jewish Book Award, and a fiction award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Set in Manhattan, post-WWII. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3335 Busch, Niven THEY DREAM OF HOME
New York/London: D. Appleton-Century Company, Incorporated, (1944). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very mild crimp to spine crown, else fine, in tan cloth with black spine lettering; in an age-darkened very good plus illustrated dust jacket, with a scratch to front panel, edge tear to upper front panel, mild edgewear. Jacket art by George Salter. 
The story of five ex-marines faced with the problems of life and love in a civilian world, from the author of DUEL IN THE SUN. Filmed in 1946 by Edward Dmytryk with Robert Mitchum, Guy Madison, Bill Williams, and Dorothy McGuire. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3336 Busch, Niven DUEL IN THE SUN
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, (1947). Seventh edition. So stated on copyright page. A Forum Motion Picture Edition. Hardcover. Light wear to extremities, owner's name to pastedown, thus near fine, in brown composition binding with yellow lettering, rules and imprint emblem; in an about near fine photo-pictorial dust jacket, showing light wear and rubbing, nicking at spine ends. 
Photoplay edition of the screenwriter/novelist's "psycho-erotic Western" (Hal Erickson), which was filmed by Selznick with Gregory Peck and Jennifer Jones in the leads. Photo-pictorial endsheets in this edition, but no other interior illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3337 Bush, Catherine THE RULES OF ENGAGEMENT
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (2000). 0374252807 First U.S. edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in pictorial glossy wraps. 
A novel of love and war, risk and responsibility, by the Canadian author of MINUS TIME. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3338 Bush, Catherine THE RULES OF ENGAGEMENT
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (2000). 0374252807 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Arcadia Hearne, a war researcher--specializing in military intervention, is the subject of Catherine Bush's complex second novel. "Bush expertly shapes a compelling story of love and love lost in the era of Bosnia and Rwanda."--Kirkus Review. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3339 Bush, Christopher THE PERFECT MURDER CASE
Garden City, New York: The Crime Club Inc./Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1929. Early printing. Hardcover. Shaken, slight separation at front hinge, lightly soiled, pages tanned, lightly worn, a very good only copy; lacking dust jacket. Reading copy. 
Early entry in the Ludovic Travers series, by "one of the most reliable and resourceful of true detective writers, author of sixty-three novels marked by a quirky ingenuity, a craftsman's control, and a well-bred, clubman's restraint."--Barry Pike. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3340 Bush, Douglas CLASSICAL INFLUENCES IN RENAISSANCE LITERATURE: Martin Classical Lectures Volume XIII
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1952. First edition. Hardcover. Rubbing to covers, minor wear to spine ends, light tanning to pages, bumped upper rear cover corner, mild fading to spine, else very good plus copy in blue cloth with gilt Oberlin College seal to front cover and gilt lettering to spine; no dust jacket. 
Two lectures which were delivered at Oberlin College during the autumn of 1947. The lectures are surveys of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, including the literature, life, and thought in a half dozen countries over many centuries. Notes. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3341 Bush, Ian SIBERIAN RESERVOIR
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1982. First edition. Light fading to the spine, traces of shelfwear to the edges, else a near fine copy in wraps. 
Uncorrected page proof in wraps. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3342 Bush, Nancy CANDY APPLE RED
(New York, N.Y.): Kensington Books, (2005). 0758209053 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Jane Kelly--thirty, single and a newly minted private detective--debuts in this humorous tale set in Oregon. "A fun, frantic, sexy murder mystery...that kept me guessing all night."--Lisa Jackson. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3343 Bush, Nancy CANDY APPLE RED
(New York, N.Y.): Kensington Books, (2005). 0758209053 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected Proof. Hardcover. Fine in red printed wraps; in a fine dust jacket. 
Jane Kelly begins a P.I. job in the first of a humorous mystery series set in Lake Chinook, Oregon. Kelly, a former California girl learns the history of a new place, about people who like fishing more than fashion, and how to be a high-heeled detective. 
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3344 Butcher, P. N. & D. Cotter THE ELEMENTS OF NONLINEAR OPTICS
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket, as issued. 
Cambridge Studies in Modern Optics: 9. 344 pages with a glossary, bibliography, and subject index. Hardcover. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3345 Butler, Ewan "TALK OF THE DEVIL"
London: Oliver Moxon, Ltd, 1948. First edition, first printing. Sensational illustrations by ''Tro'' reproduced on coated stock inserts. Hardcover. Faint foxing to page edges, pale offsetting to endsheets, else a near fine copy in green covers; in lightly nicked and somewhat rubbed illustrated dust jacket. A nice copy of a fragile issue. 
"Every morning as he sipped his first cup of brimstone, Lucifer glanced through his Daily Intelligence Summary." High-spirited satire with an undercurrent of great seriousness from the English historian and former SOE agent. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3346 Butler, Jack JUJITSU FOR CHRIST
Little Rock, Arkansas: August House Publishers, Inc., (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Butler's first novel. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3347 Butler, Jack NIGHTSHADE
New York: The Atlantic Monthly Press, (1989). 0871133156 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
Vampire novel set on an Earth-colonized Martian frontier. Follow-up to the author's successful first novel JUJITSU FOR CHRIST. Jacket illustration and design by Byron Taylor. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3348 Butler, Octavia E. MIND OF MY MIND
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1977. 038512600X Early printing. No statement of edition on copyright page. Hardcover. Very light diagonal crease to dedication page, else fine, in yellow-green boards with turquoise spine lettering; in a lightly tanned illustrated dust jacket with some mild edgewear, a tiny nick at upper front panel corner. Jacket design by Jan Esteves. 
Butler's second novel, and prequel to the earlier PATTERNMASTER, "focuses on the formal founding of the Patternist gestalt community."--Clute and Nicholls. This copy inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the front free endsheet. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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3349 Butler, Octavia E. PARABLE OF THE SOWER
New York: Four Walls Eight Windows, (1993). First edition, first printing. Inscribed, dated (1993), and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design by Stark Design. 
Octavia E. Butler, the grande dame of science fiction and multiple award winner, writes a hopeful tale set in a dystopian future United States of walled cities, disease, fires, and madness. Nebula award nominee. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3350 Butler, Octavia E. XENOGENESIS: Dawn; Adulthood Rites; Imago
(New York): Guild America Books, (1989). 1568650337 First edition thus. Hardcover. Near fine; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket with a hint of edge wear. 
All three books in the trilogy. "A startling, seductive futurescape." Jacket art by Pat Morrissey. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3351 Butler, Octavia E. CLAY'S ARK
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1984). Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket by Lee Wade. 
A suspenseful tale set in the near future by the late Hugo and Nebula award-winning author. Octavia E. Butler was the first black woman to come to international prominence as a science fiction writer. 
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3352 Butler, Octavia E. PARABLE OF THE TALENTS
New York: Seven Stories Press, 1998. 1888363819 First edition, first printing. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Proof. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A continuation of PARABLE OF THE SOWER (1994), this novel explores the author's trademark themes of alienation and transcendence, violence and spirituality, slavery and freedom. Winner of the 1999 Nebula for Best Novel. 
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3353 Butler, Octavia E. FLEDGLING
New York: Seven Stories Press, (2005). 1583226907 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Butler's first new novel in seven years is the story of an apparently young, amnesiac girl whose alarmingly unhuman needs and abilities lead her to a startling conclusion: She is in fact a genetically modified, 53-year-old vampire. 
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3354 Butler, Octavia E. DAWN
(New York): Warner Books, (1987). 0446513636 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. Cover illustration by Enric. 
A story of invasion and alien contact by one of contemporary science fiction's most highly regarded Hugo and Nebula award-winning writers. 
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3355 Butler, Ragan CAPTAIN NASH AND THE WROTH INHERITANCE
(London): Harwood-Smart Publishing, (1975). 0904507084 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in tan boards with gilt spine stamping; in an illustrated dust jacket that shows some fading to the spine panel, but that is otherwise fine. 
Aided by Clarety-faced Jane, the helpful whore with an unrivalled knowledge of the seamy side of London society, the gallant Captain Nash, England's first private detective, pursues the clues in his first case. 
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3356 Butler, Ragan CAPTAIN NASH AND THE WROTH INHERITANCE
(London): Harwood-Smart Publishing, (1975). 0904507084 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Introducing Captain George Nash, England's first private detective. First book in the series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3357 Butler, Robert Olen ON DISTANT GROUND
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. 0394540409 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author's fourth novel "is the vivid, compelling story of an American soldier's desperate, and private, mission to Saigon in the final days of the Vietnam War." 
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3358 Butler, Robert Olen COUNTRYMEN OF BONES
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1994). 0805032029 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket by Raquel Jaramillo. 
"Such a remarkable achievement that to reach for a comparison--even to the great writers of the past---is to do an injustice. Butler's accomplishment is all his own."--Chicago Tribune. 
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3359 Butler, Robert Olen ON DISTANT GROUND
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1994). 0805031987 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Royce Becker. 
"His stark and simplified style, which snorts and gallops on in sentences as short as the lines left by some Anglo-Saxon bard, makes his clouded and complex message seem exalted, desolate, grand."--Washington Post Book World. 
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3360 Butler, Robert Olen THE ALLEYS OF EDEN
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1994). 0805031995 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Royce Becker. 
"This excellent novel should be placed alongside such greats as Graham Greene's THE QUIET AMERICAN. Chances are it will stand the test of time."--John Grant, Philadelphia Inquirer. Butler's debut. 
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3361 Butler, Robert Olen THE DEUCE
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1994). 0805032002 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Royce Becker. 
"Immerses us in the cultural dislocation of our time...in a voice that is marvelously convincing.... Readers of THE DEUCE will have the distinct pleasure of watching a fine novelist as he grapples with his subject."--Scott Spencer, NY Times Book Review. 
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3362 Butler, Robert Olen WABASH
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1994). 0805032002 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Kamil Vojnar. 
"Brilliant and moving...complex and compellingly written...Butler writes with spellbinding prose."--Michael Dorris, Chicago Tribune. 
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3363 Butler, Robert Olen THEY WHISPER
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Signed by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author on the title page. 
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3364 Butler, Robert Olen THE DEUCE
New York: Henry Holt, (1994). Reissue. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

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3365 Butler, Rupert AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE GESTAPO
(Osceola, Wisconsin): Motorbooks International Publishers & Wholesalers, (1993). 0879388013 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very faint soiling and two tiny dots of stain to the front endpapers, else very nearly fine in red cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 240 pages, frontispiece illustration, bibliography, and an index. Quarto. 
A history of the Gestapo, the Nazi Secret State Police, from a small department in the Prussian State Police under Hermann Goering to one of the most feared branches of the Nazis, with two hundred and twenty-nine b&w photographs and illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3366 Butler, Samuel EREWHON, or Over The Range
London: A.C. Fifield, 1913. Eighth impression of the tenth edition, new and revised. Hardcover. Fine in green cloth with titles embossed in black; no dust jacket. 
A handsome copy of this utopian novel that satirizes various aspects of Victorian society and the British Empire at the time. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3367 Butler, Ted 2176 BIRTH OF THE BELT REPUBLIC: Book One of the Belt Republic
Port Orchard/Seattle/Tahuya: Blue Works, (2005). 1590922344 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. New. Fine in wraps with cover art depicting an unusual assortment of space-ships in action, by Aron Dittbrenner. 
Gil Klanz, sixteen-year-old black-listed by the Belt corporation, joins the independence movement and becomes a hero in the Independence War. 
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3368 Butler, Ted MENACE BEYOND THE MOON: Book Two of the Belt Republic
Port Orchard/Seattle/Tahuya: Blue Works, (2005). 1590922352 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. New. Fine in wraps with cover art depicting various space-ships in star-flight, by Aron Dittbrenner. 
In this sequel to 2176 BIRTH OF THE REPUBLIC, Gil Klanz has changed. Changed his face and changed his name. Gil -- aka Rockaway -- is a seventeen-year-old rebel hero and member of the Earth Federation Naval Academy who discovers a hidden war fleet. 
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3369 Butterworth, Michael MAN WHO BROKE THE BANK AT MONTE CARLO
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1983. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Light soiling to top page edges, else very good in a dust jacket with a faded spine, short tear to back of jacket edge else very good. 

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3370 Byatt, A.S. BABEL TOWER
London: Chatto & Windus, (1996). 0701137185 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint rubber-stamping to red endsheet, else fine, in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. 
"Set in England in the mid-1960s, the novel focuses on Frederica, an attractive, highly intelligent and bookish young woman who cut a swath at Cambridge University, then married Nigel Reiver, a well-to-do member of the landed gentry."--pw. 
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3371 Bycer, Bernard B. DIGITAL MAGNETIC TAPE RECORDING: Principles and Computer Applications
New York: Hayden Book Company, Inc., (1965). First edition. Hardcover. Slight tanning to the endpapers, else very good plus in slate-grey linen with copper-colored titles to the spine; in a very good plus dust jacket with short edge tears and mild creases. 318 pages; appendices; and index. 
Comprehensive coverage of digital magnetic tape recording in terms of basic mechanical, magnetic, and electronic techniques, including computer applications. Explanations are supported with illustrative figures, diagrams, photographs and tables. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3372 Byers, T.J. PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD DESIGN WITH MICROCOMPUTERS
New York: Intertext Publications/McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1991). 0070095582 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in laminated boards; no dust jacket. 
270 pages; appendix; glossary; and index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3373 Byfield, Barbara Ninde FOREVER WILT THOU DIE
Garden City, New York: The Crime Club/Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1976. 0385115121 First edition. Hardcover. Very mild remainder spray to lower pages, else a sharp, nearly fine copy in a near fine illustrated dust jacket that shows very light edge wear and minor age-toning. 
Photojournalist Helen Bullock of SOLEMN HIGH MURDER returns in this story of murder in an upper Michigan summer lake community; by the author of THE HAUNTED TOWER and THE BOOK OF WEIRD. 
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3374 Byfield, Barbara Ninde, author and illustrator THE EATING IN BED COOKBOOK
New York: The Macmillan Company, (1962). B0007E25QQ First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild wear to the lower shelf edges, very good in black cloth over striped boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with two two-inch tears and a small chip to the upper rear panel, and spine crown chipped away. 
Oblong quarto. Delightful pen-and-ink drawings warmed with a subversive sense of humor enhance this collection of recipes and instructions on the art of eating in bed. 104 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3375 Bynner, Witter BOOK OF LYRICS
New York: Knopf, 1955. First edition. Limited to 1750 copies SIGNED by the author; this is #1192. Hardcover. Light soiling to shelf edges else very good in a price-clipped dust jacket with chipping, short edge tears, light soiling, and a small area of droplet stains to front panel. 
This copy is additionally inscribed and SIGNED by Bynner on the front free endpaper. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3376 Byrd, Cecil K. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ILLINOIS IMPRINTS: 1814-58
Chicago & London, The University of Chicago Press, (1966). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dark brown tweedy cloth lettered in gold to the spine; in a lightly rubbed, very mildly soiled dust jacket that shows a short, superficial scratch to the upper spine panel. A nice copy. 
More than 3,000 annotated entries document books, broadsides, pamphlets, and maps produced in the print shops of the territory and state of Illinois between 1814 and 1858. More than half the titles recorded were noted here for the first time. Indexed. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3377 Byrd, Max FLY AWAY, JILL
London: Allison and Busby, (1984). 0850315719 First HC. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Mike Haller mystery. 
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3378 Byrd, Max TARGET OF OPPORTUNITY
New York: Bantam, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 

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3379 Byrge, Duane; and Miller, Robert Milton THE SCREWBALL COMEDY FILMS: A History and Filmogoraphy 1934-1942
Jefferson, North Carolina, and London: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, (1991). 0899505392 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in orange linen with titles in black to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Meticulously researched history and film synopses of screwball comedies. 146 pages; photos; cast and film credit lists; plot summaries; notes; bibliography; and index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3380 Byrne, Donn STORIES WITHOUT WOMEN: And a Few With Women
New York: The Century Co., (1931). First edition thus: originally published in 1915 by Hearst's International Library. Hardcover. Evidence of bookplate removal to the front pastedown endpaper, else a near fine, bright copy in sienna cloth, embossed titles and rules in dark brown; in a slightly nicked illustrated dust jacket with mild fading to the spine. An attractive copy. 
This first book by the Irish-American author Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne is a short story collection with thirteen "stirring tales of action, combat and suspense"--stories of World War I, boxing, Foreign Legion, African Jungles, New York's Bowery, etc. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3381 Byrnes, James B. TOBACCO AND SMOKING IN ART
Raleigh, North Carolina: The North Carolina Museum of Art. 1960. First edition. Very good in decorated stiff wraps with fading of lettering to spine, some rubbing and faint scratches to both covers, a lower corner crease to front cover, soiling to upper and lower edges, damp riffling to top edge of rear cover and several pages. 
Illustrated throughout with photos and repros of drawings and paintings in b&w, this catalogue was produced to coincide with an exhibition held at the North Carolina Museum of Art, including artifacts used by ancient American Indians. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3382 Cadell, Elizabeth THE GOLDEN COLLAR
New York: William Morrow & Company, (1970). 0688017118 Second printing. Hardcover. Fine in near fine, age-toned illustrated dust jacket with some soiling to the rear panel. Jacket art by Mircea Vasiliu. 
A novel of light romance set in Portugal by the prolific English author who "again displays her ability to mix romance, good characterization, a sense of background" (Catherine Short, Chattanooga Times). 
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3383 Cadnum, Michael SLEEPWALKER
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1991). 0312049951 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The eerie second novel by the author of NIGHTLIGHT. Jacket by Bob Korn. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3384 Cadnum, Michael SKYSCAPE
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., (1994). 0786701358 First edition. Hardcover. Lower spine extremity lightly rubbed, else a near fine copy; in a near fine and very slightly rubbed pictorial dust jacket with a very short edge tear and companion wrinkle at the upper corner tip. 
Nicely inscribed and SIGNED by the author "For...with warmest wishes, Michael." By the well-respected author of ST. PETER'S WOLF. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3385 Cadnum, Michael DAUGHTER OF THE WIND
New York: Orchard Books/An Imprint of Scholastic Inc., (2003). 043935224X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. As-new! Jacket art by Greg Spalenka. 
"An exciting tale of three young people striving to discover who they are and what the future holds for them, set in the rough, brutal world of the Vikings."--Barbara Scotto. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3386 Cadnum, Michael THE LEOPARD SWORD
(New York, New York): Viking, (2002). 0670899089 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Remainder mark to lower page edges, else fine, in jade boards with silver spine titles; in a fine, as-new dust jacket. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
The two young squires Hubert and Edmund set sail from the Holy Land bound for England after the siege of Acre, a slaughter that shattered their faith in a holy war (THE BOOK OF THE LION). SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
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3387 Cadnum, Michael FORBIDDEN FOREST: The Story of Little John and Robin Hood
New York: Orchard Books/An Imprint of Scholastic Inc., (2002). 0439317746 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Advance Reader's Edition. Fine, as-new, in illustrated wraps. 
Michael Cadnum returns to Sherwood Forest, the setting of his award-winning IN A DARK WOOD, to imagine how Little John comes to be on the run from the cruel Red Roger, and how he gains the respect of Robin's men. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
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3388 Cadnum, Michael CAN'T CATCH ME: And Other Twice-Told Tales
San Francisco: Tachyon Press, (2006). 1892391333 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original: Advance Reader Copy. Trade Paperback. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
This collection of deftly rearranged myths and fairy tales "turns the familiar on its head, from basilisk to gingerbread man, and makes you forget, for a few charmed moments, that these aren't quite the tales you thought you knew."--Patricia A. McKillip. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3389 Cadnum, Michael STARFALL: Phaeton and the Chariot of the Sun
New York: Orchard Books/An Imprint of Scholastic Inc., (2004). 0439545331 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, a new book, in a fine, new dust jacket. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
"Cadnum, whose legendary subjects have ranged from Robin Hood to Norse gods, turns his focus to Greek myths in this fictional telling of the story of Phaeton, the teenage son of a mortal mother and sun god Apollo."--PW. 
Price: 16.95 USD
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3390 Cadnum, Michael CAN'T CATCH ME: And Other Twice-Told Tales
San Francisco: Tachyon Press, (2006). 1892391333 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine, a new book, in illustrated wraps. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
This collection of deftly rearranged myths and fairy tales "turns the familiar on its head, from basilisk to gingerbread man, and makes you forget, for a few charmed moments, that these aren't quite the tales you thought you knew."--Patricia A. McKillip. 
Price: 14.95 USD
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3391 Cadnum, Michael; paintings by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher THE LOST AND FOUND HOUSE
(New York, New York): Viking, (1997). 0670848840 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, a new book, in a fine, new dust jacket. 
"Cadnum, known for his complex and challenging novels, proves equally adept at picture-book length in this quietly ruminative story about moving."--Kirkus. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Price: 15.99 USD
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3392 Cady, Jack THE OFF SEASON: A Victorian Sequel
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Upper corner tips lightly bumped, otherwise near fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
SIGNED on the half-title page by the author with a quote from the text. Greg Bear called this novel "...a pungent mix of Tom Robbins, Ray Bradbury, and Charles G. Finney." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3393 Cahill, Tim PECKED TO DEATH BY DUCKS
New York: Random House, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Lower corner tips bumped, page edges very very lightly soiled, else near fine, in a fine dust jacket. 
Gonzo travelogues from the "funniest, weirdest, most reckless travel writer working today." Third collection of journalistic pieces from Cahill, following his A WOLVERINE IS EATING MY LEG and JAGUARS RIPPED MY FLESH. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3394 Caidin, Martin BUCK ROGERS: A Life in the Future
(Lake Geneva, WI): TSR, (1995). 0786901446 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Bumping to lower corner tips, ding to upper rear cover, thus very good; in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Larry Elmore. 
"Novelization based on the life of the comic strip character. Includes a 32-page color reproduction of a 1933 childrens book, BUCK ROGERS IN THE 25th CENTURY by Phil Nowlan and Dick Calkins."--Locus. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3395 Cain, Chelsea HEARTSICK
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2007). 0312368461 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Cain masterfully weaves a number of story lines together--the hunt for the After School Strangler by the pill-popping cop, flashbacks of the murderer and detective, and Ward's pursuit of the story that'll make her career."--Jeffrey Deaver. 
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3396 Cain, James M. THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1988. First edition thus. Deluxe edition, in the Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces. Hardcover. Fine, bound in gilt-decorated brown leatherette, with paste-on illustrations to front and rear covers depicting front pages of the Los Angeles Star (Extra!) with news of the murders from the novel; spine hubbed, all edges gilt, no dust jacket, as issued. 
Cain's spare, hard-boiled style, and his subject--the twisted, unholy alliance of sex and violence--shot him onto bestseller lists and movie screens. Garfield and Turner first essayed on film Cain's doomed lovers and murderers Frank and Cora. 
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3397 Cain, James M. THE MOTH
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1948. B0007DWUU8 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Nearly fine, in green-lettered gray cloth; in a very good plus illustrated dust jacket that is age-toned and rubbed, and shows some shallow chipping at spine ends, nicking at corner tips. With Arthur J. Hawkins' luminous green luna moth jacket painting. 
A decade or so after POSTMAN and DOUBLE INDEMNITY, Cain paints on his largest canvas: the novel spans the country from coast to coast and a quarter-century from post-War to post-War. 
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3398 Cain, James M. RAINBOW'S END
London: W.H. Allen, 1975. First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with light tanning. 

Price: 35.00 USD
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3399 Cain, James M. INSTITUTE
New York: Mason/Charter, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with light rubbing to the edges and a short edge tear to the spine. 

Price: 30.00 USD
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3400 Cain, James M. THE BABY IN THE ICEBOX And Other Short Fiction
London: Robert Hale, (1982). First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Edited by Roy Hoopes. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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