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4201 Cookson, Catherine THE GIRL
London: Heinemann, (1977). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Historical novel--set in mid-19th century Northumberland, by the bestselling British writer who published over 90 popular novels and was honored (1993) with the British title Dame Catherine (Ann) Cookson. Source for the British TV mini-series "The Girl." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4202 Cookson, Catherine THE CINDER PATH
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1978). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine fresh copy in dust jacket with illustration by David Stone. 
A romantic novel that carries the reader from the rural England of Edwardian times to the holocaust of the Western Front in the First World War. THE CINDER PATH was adapted as a film and shown on Independent Television. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4203 Cookson, Catherine MRS. FLANNAGAN'S TRUMPET
New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, (1980). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a price-clipped (as usual) illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Will Harmuth. 
While staying with his grandparents on the eastern coast of England in 1890, 16-year-old Eddie finds himself allied with his reputedly deaf grandmother in the struggle to free his sister and the household maid from a band of white slavers. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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4204 Cool, Tom SECRET REALMS
New York: Tom Doherty Associates, (1998). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Soldiers raised in virtual environments must now act out real battles. Jacket illustration and design by The Chopping Block, Inc. Tom Cool, USN, currently serves as Deputy Director of Intelligence for Plans and Programs, United States Southern Command. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4205 Coolidge, Dane SHERIFF KILLER
New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, (1932). Reprint. Hardcover. Faint bookstore stamp to pastedown, price impression to front free endsheet, thus near fine: in red cloth with black lettering and red top-edge tint; very good plus illustrated dust jacket shows some mild soiling and edgewear, rubbing. 
"Rip-roaring story of the lawless life on the Mexican border in the days when Arizona was a territory, and when the Arizona Rangers and the Mexican Rurales carried on a nefarious traffic over the 'Line."' 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4206 Cooney, Caroline B. REARVIEW MIRROR
New York: Random House, (1980). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Review copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4207 Cooney, Caroline B. REARVIEW MIRROR
New York: Random House, (1980). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 

Price: 12.50 USD
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4208 Coonts, Stephen HONG KONG
New York: St. Martin's Press, (2000). 0312253397 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Jake Grafton is in Hong Kong in this speculative thriller. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4209 Coonts, Stephen FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER
Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, (1986). 0870212001 First edition: Uncorrected Proof with materials laid in. Hardcover. Near fine in printed red wraps; in an illustrated dust jacket with minor wear, rubbing, and creases to the extremities. Jacket design by Moira M. Megargee. 
The first thriller from Coonts, a pilot during the Vietnam War, centers on Jake Grafton's struggle to cope with the war and the loss of a friend. Filmed by director John Milius in 1990 starring Danny Glover, Willem Dafoe, and Brad Johnson. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4210 Coonts, Stephen THE MINOTAUR
New York: Doubleday, (1989). 0385261470 First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in dust jacket. 
INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author to the half-title page. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4211 Coonts, Stephen FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER
Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, (1986). 0870212001 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"This exciting, gutsy, authentic book is filled with real-life details of the Vietnam War; the author was there and portrays both the technical and human elements with vibrant authority."--Walter J. Boyne. First novel by the ex-naval aviator. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4212 Cooper, Bernard A YEAR OF RHYMES
(New York): Viking, (1993). 0670847321 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Bernard Cooper's debut novel is an "evocative and tender" portrait of a young boy's passage from childhood innocence to adult understanding. "A classic text in the literature of adolescence, something on par with CATCHER IN THE RYE..."--David Leavitt. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4213 Cooper, Clarence L., Jr. THE SCENE
New York, N.Y.: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1960). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Nearly fine, with faint offsetting to endsheets; in full gray cloth with red spine lettering; in a very good dust jacket: age-darkened, edgeworn, soiled, with a number of short edge tears and a small, shallow chip to upper front panel. 
"A realistic and horrifying picture of the new contagious disease of the slums--narcotics."--Willard Motley. "The best novel yet written on addiction."--Milton S. Byam. A "classic from the man who should have been the black William Burroughs."--GQ. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4214 Cooper, Edmund ALL FOOLS' DAY
New York: Walker and Company, (1966). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Light soiling to top page edges, some creasing to the upper corner tips of a few pages, otherwise very good plus copy in a somewhat faded (orange) and lightly rubbed dust jacket with three short closed edge tears. 
When the futuristic sun begins to emit more radiation than normal, man begins to mutate and reverts to savagery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4215 Cooper, Edmund FIVE TO TWELVE
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1968). 039910304X Book club edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club; with the code 33K on page 149; jacket code, 1952. Hardcover. Fine, in teal boards; in a lightly rubbed, near fine illustrated dust jacket. 
"A brilliantly ingenious blend of satire and science fiction...the great merit of FIVE TO TWELVE is that its comedy is basically serious and that, although often fantastic, it is never absurd."--Julian Symons. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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4216 Cooper, Edmund THE OVERMAN CULTURE
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1972). Book club edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a lightly rubbed, edgeworn and age-toned pictorial dust jacket. 
Later novel from the British sf novelist, author of SEED OF LIGHT, FIVE TO TWELVE, and WHO NEEDS MEN? Jacket painting by Paul Lehr. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4217 Cooper, Edmund THE TENTH PLANET
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1973). First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Two small pinholes to the front cover, otherwise a near fine copy in a rubbed dust jacket with several small holes to the front panel and a tear and attending creases to the top edge. 
Cover painting by Richard Powers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4218 Cooper, Edmund THE SLAVES OF HEAVEN
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1974). Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Futuristic dystopic adventure by the well-regarded author of THE CLOUD WALKER. Cover illustration by Paul Lehr. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4219 Cooper, Erwin AQUEDUCT EMPIRE: A Guide to Water in California, Its Turbulent History, Its Management Today
Glendale, California: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1968. 0870620088 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in brown cloth, gilt spine titles, and top edge tinted green; in a very nearly fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. Thick octavo. 439 pages; bibliography, and an index. Thirty-eight photographs, and a fold-out map. 
Western Lands and Waters Series VII. A fascinating, entertainingly readable, well-organized, and factual narration presenting the history, the problems, and attempted solutions of the past that deal with the water needs of California. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4220 Cooper, Eugene THE WOOD-CARVERS OF HONG KONG: Craft Production in the World Capitalist Periphery
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1980). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. 
Octavo. No 29 of the Cambridge Studies in Social Anthropology. The author tackles his subject from a Marxist perspective. 153 pages, bibliography, index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4221 Cooper, Gary THE FRIARS CLUB PRESENTS THE GARY COOPER TESTIMONIAL DINNER
[Beverly Hills, CA.]: [The Friars Club], 1961. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mint/Sealed three LP set in gatefold sleeves. Still sealed in the publisher's unopened plastic! A Collector's Item offered for a donation of $25.00 at the dinner January 8, 1961 at the Beverly Hilton. 
Speakers include: Barry Mirkin, Jessel, Hepburn, Linkletter, Dmitri Tiomkin, Tony Martin, Jack Warner, Carl Sandburg, George Burns, Gov. "Pat" Brown, Dean Martin, Sam Goldwyn, Berle, Greer Garson, Henry Ford II, Benny, Tony Curtis, & Gary Cooper. RARE! 
Price: 350.00 USD
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4222 Cooper, Miriam with Bonnie Herndon DARK LADY OF THE SILENTS: My Life in Early Hollywood
Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., (1973). 0672517256 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Octavo. 256 pages; indexed. 
Miriam Cooper, star of D.W. Griffith's THE BIRTH OF THE NATION and INTOLERANCE and a host of films made by her director-husband Raoul Walsh, records her impressions of early film history and the luminaries. Illustratrated with high quality photographs. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4223 Cooper, Natasha KEEP ME ALIVE
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2004). 0743449878 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The sixth mystery to feature ambitious barrister Trish McGuire, Trish joins in a class-action lawsuit against one of Britain's largest food-store chains. After severe food poisoning, Trish also investigates cover-ups in the meat trade. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4224 Cooper, Natasha A PLACE OF SAFETY
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2003). 0312319363 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Barrister Trish Maguire takes a journey through the darker part of the art world when an acquaintance asks her to investigate one of his private charities. What she discovers is a tangled web of deceit reaching all the way back to the First World War. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4225 Cooper, Page AMIGO: Circus Horse
Cleveland, Ohio: The World Publishing Company, (1955). First edition. Hardcover. Pages uniformly tanned, else an about near fine copy; in a lightly rubbed illustrated dust jacket with light edgewear, faint soiling to rear panel, short edge tears and light creasing to rear panel, tiny corner crease to front flap. 
The adventures of a circus boy and his horse, by the author of THUNDER. Illustrated by Henry Pitz. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4226 Cooper, Susan BEHIND THE GOLDEN CURTAIN: A View of the U.S.A.
New York: Scribner's, (1965). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Light shelfwear to the spine edges, else a near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with light toning to covers. 
An arresting view of the U.S. as a country on its own terms. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4227 Cooper, Susan THE DARK IS RISING
New York: Atheneum/A Margaret K. McElderry Book, 1974. 0965018119 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a very nearly fine dust jacket that shows some very minor edgewear. Wraparound jacket art and interior black-and-whites by Alan E. Cober. 
On the Midwinter Day that is his eleventh birthday, Will Stanton discovers a special gift--that he is the last of the Old Ones, immortals dedicated throughout the ages to keeping the world from domination by the forces of evil, the Dark. Newbery Honored. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4228 Cooper, Susan Rogers VEGAS NERVE
New York: Thomas Dunne Book/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2007). 031235603X First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
In the amusing eighth Sheriff Milt Kovak mystery, the lawman and his wife Jean, are off to Las Vegas for a second honeymoon. They become embroiled in several relative's domestic disputes. Murder and a Vegas caper soon follows. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4229 Cooper, Susan Rogers CHASING AWAY THE DEVIL
New York: St. Martin's, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Sheriff Milt Kovak mystery. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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4230 Cope, Dawn and Peter ILLUSTRATORS OF POSTCARDS FROM THE NURSERY
London and the Hague: East West Publications, (1978). 0904499057 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Barely perceptible fading to the spine, nearly fine in color illustrated wraps. Square 8vo. 
Numerous b&w photos of the 19 illustrators with career biographies make a fascinating first half of this delightful book that finishes with 32 color plates of absolutely enchanting, early children's illustrated postcards. 64 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4231 Copeland, Ann THE ABC'S OF WRITING FICTION
Cincinnati, Ohio: Story Press, (1996). 1884910122 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 246 pages; and index. 
A writer's guide with more than 300 "mini-lessons" in alphabetical order including exercises to put ideas in action, how to craft dynamic beginnings and endings, writing effective dialogue, unexpected words and phrases, personal insights, etc. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4232 Copeland, William FIVE HOURS FROM ISFAHAN
London: Hart-Davis, MacGibbon, (1976). 0246108932 First U.K. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Upper corner tip badly bumped, else an about near fine copy; in a very faintly age-toned photo-pictorial dust jacket that shows a hint of edgewear. 
When Tehran is chosen as the site for 1943 summit conference, an elite unit of German commandos is dropped into Iran with orders to assassinate the Allied heads of state. A young intelligence officer attached to the U.S. races to stop the plot. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4233 Copeland, William R. THE UNEASY ALLIANCE: Collaboration Between the Finnish Opposition and the Russian Underground 1899-1904
Helsinki: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia, 1973. 09514100859 First edition. Hardcover. Lower edge slightly bumped, mild spine lean, else a very good plus copy in blue cloth with gilt titles to the front cover and to the spine; no dust jacket. 
Inscribed, SIGNED and dated 1973 by the author to the front endpaper. 224 pages; bibliography; and index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4234 Coppard, A.E. IT'S ME, O LORD!: An Abstract & Brief Chronicle of Some of the Life with Some of the Opinions of A.E. Coppard
London: Methuen and Co Ltd, (1957). First edition. Hardcover. Sticker shadow on front free endpaper, but otherwise near fine copy in bright canary cloth; in a price-clipped dust jacket with a slightly tanned spine. 
Coppard travels up and down his life in this touching, literate, and humorous memoir. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4235 Coppard; Sandburg; Llewelyn Powys; Gilbert Seldes; Maxwell Bodenheim, et alia THE DIAL, March 1922
Greenwich, Connecticut: The Dial Publishing Company, 1922. Volume LXII, Number 3. Fine; in perfect-bound printed wraps. Digest-sized periodical. 
Other contributors include: Logan Pearsall Smith, Wallace Gould, Raymond Mortimer, Padraic Colum. Artwork by Gaston Lachaise, Jacoba van Heemskerck, William Zorach, Georges Christian. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4236 Coppel, Alfred HASTING'S CONSPIRACY
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1980). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
From the author of 34 EAST and THE DRAGON. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4237 Copper, Basil HERE BE DAEMONS: Tales of Horror and the Uneasy
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1978). First U.S. edition: Review copy, with publisher's date-stamped slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a pictorial dust jacket, with creepy, collage-style artwork featuring spiders, toads, skulls, and treasure maps; the jacket shows one very light crease to rear panel. 
Nine stories assembled here, including "The Knocker at the Portico," "The Trodes," "The Great Vore," by the genre-spanning author/screenwriter whose many published works move easily between horror, mystery, and adventure. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4238 Copper, Basil THE BLACK DEATH
Minneapolis; Fedogan & Bremer, 1991. 1878252046 First edition: Limited to 2500 copies of which only 1500 were bound. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket, still sealed in the publisher's shrinkwrap. 
Horror novel by the esteemed author of NECROPOLIS. Illustrated by Stefanie K. Hawks. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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4239 Copper, Basil THE RECOLLECTIONS OF SOLAR PONS
Minneapolis, Minnesota: Fedogan & Bremer, (1995). 1878252216 First edition, limited issue: one of 100 numbered copies SIGNED by Copper. This is #37. Hardcover. Fine, bound in gilt-stamped black cloth, in a fine, illustrated dust jacket; housed in black slipcase, embossed with gilt device. The vivid color jacket painting and very appealing b&w interior illustrations are by Sherlockian artist Stephanie Hawk. 
August Derleth created Holmesian detective Solar Pons to fill the void created when Doyle ceased writing Sherlock Holmes stories, and the series was continued by Derleth's friend Copper. Four adventures comprise this very handsome SIGNED, limited issue. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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4240 Copper, Basil COLD HAND ON MY SHOULDER: Tales of Terror & Suspense
(Wales): Sarob Press, 2002. First edition, first printing. One of 52 lettered copies, SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dustjacket and slipcase. 
Collection of nine supernatural tales illustrated by Randy Broecker, with an introduction by Richard Dalby. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4241 Copper, Basil AND AFTERWARD, THE DARK: Seven Tales
(Sauk City, Wisconsin): Arkham House, 1977. 0870540793 First edition, first printing. 4259 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with artwork by Stephen E. Fabian. 
Seven vivid, imaginative tales of the macabre. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4242 Copper, Basil FROM EVIL'S PILLOW
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1973. First edition, first printing. 3468 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine in a very nearly fine, mildly soiled and rubbed dust jacket. Jacket art by Frank Utpatel. 
His first collection of tales published in the U.S. "Adhering to the classic British tradition of weird writing, Copper is an authentic successor of Machen and M.R. James with perhaps a touch of Sax Rohmer mixed in."--Joshi. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4243 Copperud, Roy H. AMERICAN USAGE: THE CONSENSUS
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, (1970). First edition. Hardcover. Very pale, very small area of offsetting to front endsheets, else this is a perfect, as-new copy in dark-red binding with silver spine lettering; in mildly age-toned, very lightly edgeworn photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Copperud consults the usage pantheon and compares seven authorities (himself included) on a host of disputed points. The work of Bernstein, Bryant, the Evanses, Flesch, Follett, Fowler/Gowers is cited. Very useful, as well as compellingly readable. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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4244 Corbett, Scott WHAT MAKES A PLANE FLY?
Boston/Toronto: Little, Brown and Company/Atlantic Monthly Press (1967). First edition. Hardcover. Faint ghost of a tiny price sticker to pastedown, else fine in sand-colored cloth, lettered and decorated in brown; in a very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket. A beautiful copy! 
Principles of aeronautics explained for a juvenile audience with instructive illustrations by Len Darwin. One of a series of attractively produced small format picture books in the "What Makes" series by Corbett and Darwin. 58 pp. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4245 Corbitt, David Leroy, editor ADDRESSES, LETTERS AND PAPERS OF CLYDE ROARK HOEY: Governor Of North Carolina 1937-1941
Raleigh, North Carolina: Raleigh, Council of State, 1944. First edition. Hardcover. Covers lightly soiled, spine slightly faded, otherwise a very good copy without dust jacket. 
Illustrated with photographs throughout. 869 pages with index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4246 Corcoran, Tom THE MANGO OPERA
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1998). 0312186282 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
Corcoran's highly praised debut. Went very quickly into later printings. 
Price: 22.95 USD
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4247 Corcoran, Tom THE MANGO OPERA
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1998). 0312186282 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"A promising debut that gives a glimpse of Key West that tourists seldom see...THE MANGO OPERA brings a new and imaginative mystery writer with a unique view to the Florida fold. Alex Rutledge should be investigating Key West for years."--Sun-Sentinel. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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4248 Cordell, Alexander IF YOU BELIEVE THE SOLDIERS
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., 1974. First U.S. edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. A near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
A dystopia set in Britain in the mid 1980's. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4249 Cork, Barry DEAD BALL
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1989). 0684190443 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in fine dust jacket that does show a hint of age-toning. 
The author's first book. "Dick Francis did it for horse racing, Simon Brett did it for theater, now Barry Cork does it for golf." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4250 Cork, Barry DEAD BALL
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1989). 0684190443 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in fine dust jacket. 
Whodunit introducing Inspector Angus Straun, cop/historical novelist/golf enthusiast who must call upon his skills as a cop and as a golfer to track down the ruthless killer who is out to sabotage the Tamworth Classic. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4251 Corle, Edwin SOLITAIRE
New York: E.P. Dutton and Co., Inc., 1940. First edition. Hardcover. Hint of wear at spine crown, else a fine, bright copy in russet cloth decorated and lettered in black; in an age-toned, illustrated dust jacket with a faint crease to the spine, mild rubbing and edgewear, and few tiny nicks at spine ends. A nice copy! 
A ten-year-old child of well-to-do parents befriends a hobo and his pet rat who live deep in a gully near the girl's home. The jacket blurb calls it a blend of Steinbeck and Robert Nathan. Set in Pasadena. Dramatized by John Van Druten in 1942. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4252 Corle, Edwin FIG TREE JOHN
[Los Angeles]: The Ward Ritchie Press, (1955). First edition thus. Limited edition of 550 numbered copies. Hardcover. Fine in black-cloth back over patterned paper boards, printed paper spine label; housed in the publisher's fine black slipcase. Octavo. 318 pages. 
A handsome limited edition of Edwin Corle's first novel, enchanced by illustrations by Don Perceval and a foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell. A fresh copy--virtually as new! 
Price: 125.00 USD
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4253 Corley, Edwin THE GENESIS ROCK
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1980. 0385150180 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket with a tiny tear to the lower rear panel. Jacket art by Fred Marcellino. 
"A small fissure has opened in the bedrock under Manhattan, and miles beneath the surface of the earth an awesome natural time bomb is ready to spew steam, boiling-hot sediment, and molten rock down every street and avenue of the city." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4254 Corman, Roger; with Jim Jerome HOW I MADE A HUNDRED MOVIES IN HOLLYWOOD AND NEVER LOST A DIME
New York: Random House, (1990). 0394569741 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages very faintly age-toned, else fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, if very faintly age-toned color photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
"Roger Corman's autobiography employs the same successful techniques as his films: it's fast-paced, and it tells a great story."--LA Times. Illustrated with photographs. 237 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4255 Corn, David DEEP BACKGROUND
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1999). 0312209002 First edition. Hardcover. Very mild crimp to the head and heel of spine, else a near fine copy; in a fine dust jacket. 
This political thriller is the first novel by the Edgar Allan Poe Award-nominated author and editor of The Nation magazine. Beginning with the assassination of the U.S. President, the plot thickens with a private investigation of Washington cover-ups. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4256 Cornwell, Bernard REBEL
(New York, N.Y.): HarperCollinsPublishers, ((1993). 0060177136 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Starbuck Chronicles, Volume I. "Dandy....Its attention to the real events of First Manassas is careful and persuasive, maintaining drama without sacrificing accuracy. A good piece of work."--William C. Davis. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4257 Cornwell, Bernard WILDTRACK
New York: Putnam, (1988). 0399133755 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket that shows, as is common with this book, a trace of tarnish to the front panel lettering. NO remainder mark. 
SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4258 Cornwell, Bernard WILDTRACK
New York: Putnam, (1988). 0399133755 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with darkening to the gold foil letters on the front panel. NO remainder mark. 
A man who was wounded in the Falkland Islands war, rehabilitates himself to race in a prestigious yacht race. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4259 Cornwell, Bernard WILDTRACK
New York: Putnam, (1988). 0399133755 First U.S. edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Tiny patch of rubbing to spine, else a fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps. 
Nautical mystery. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4260 Cornwell, Bernard SHARPE'S SIEGE
Long Preston, North Yorkshire: Magna Print Books, (1989). 1850573786 Large print edition. Fine in textured, illustrated wraps. A trade-sized paperback. 
Preparations are afoot for the final assault which will ensure defeat for Napoleon. An entry in the "Sharpe" series. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4261 Cornwell, Bernard SHARPE'S FORTRESS
(New York, NY): HarperCollinsPublishers, (2000). 0060194243 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Richard sharpe and the Siege of Gawilghur, December 1803. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4262 Cornwell, Bernard GALLOWS THIEF
(New York, N.Y.): HarperCollinsPublishers, (2002). 0060082739 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Ownership name on the half-title page, else near fine in dust jacket. Map-decorated endsheets. 
Historical detective novel about an ex-soldier in 1820s London who must rescue an innocent man from Death Row; by the author of the Richard Sharpe series. "Bernard Cornwell is a literary miracle...and this is one of his best."--Daily Mail. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4263 Cornwell, Bernard THE LAST KINGDOM
(New York, N.Y.): HarperCollinsPublishers, (2005). 0060530510 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"With most of Britain conquered by the Danes--the fate of England--and the course of history--depended on one man, King Alfred the Great." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4264 Cornwell, Bernard SHARPE'S TRIUMPH
(New York, NY): HarperCollinsPublishers, (1998). 006101270X First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Assaye, September 1803, in which Sergeant Sharpe faces a treasonous English officer. "Consistently . . . brilliantly realized . . . the Sharpe novels are wonderful."--Stephen King. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4265 Cornwell, Bernard THE PALE HORSEMAN
(New York, NY): HarperCollinsPublishers, (2006). 0060787120 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
With three of England's four kingdoms conquered, only one man stands between the Danes and the utter annihilation of his country--King Alfred the Great. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4266 Cornwell, Patricia ISLE OF DOGS
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2001). 039914739X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth over orange boards with a helicopter silhouette in metallic orange to the front cover and with titles in metallic-orange to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with a hint of curling to the upper shelf extremities. 
Medallion, Gold Dagger, Edgar, Creasey, Anthony and Macavity Award-winning Cornwell installs Judy Hammer as the Superintendent of Virginia State Police, and Andy Brazil as state trooper and right-hand confidante for a darkly comedic political thriller. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4267 Cornwell, Patricia CRUEL & UNUSUAL
New York: Scribner's, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Dr.Kay Scarpetta mystery. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4268 Cornwell, Patricia THE BODY FARM
New York: Scribner's, (1994). 0684195976 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly age-toned dust jacket. 
Dr. Kay Scarpetta mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4269 Cornwell, Patricia AT RISK
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2006). 0399153624 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Cornwell employs her trademark forensics in this stand-alone thriller involving a Massachusetts state investigator and his boss--who plans to run for governor. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4270 Cornwell, Patricia BLACK NOTICE
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1999). 0399145087 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very mildly rubbed to lower spine edge, else near fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
The tenth novel featuring expert forensics sleuth Dr. Kay Scarpetta is an international thriller set in France and in Virginia. Cornwell has garnered numerous accolades including the Edgar and British Gold Dagger Awards. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4271 Cornwell, Patricia POINT OF ORIGIN
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1998). 0399143947 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Small, minor tan soil to the lower page edges, else near fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
The tenth Kay Scarpetta mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4272 Cornwell, Patricia FROM POTTER'S FIELD
New York: Scribner's, (1995). 0684195984 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A hint of agetoning to the page edges, else fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta plays a tense cat-and-mouse game with a serial killer, who is an old enemy, in her sixth outing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4273 Cornwell, Patricia THE BODY FARM
(London): Little, Brown and Company, (1994). 0316906506 First U.K. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Dr. Kay Scarpetta mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4274 Cornwell, Patricia THE BODY FARM
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1994). 0684195976 First edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. SIGNED to the front endpaper by the author. Proof. Very minor crimp to the lower corner page edges, else near fine in color illustrated wraps. 
"A prepubescent girl hideously murdered in sleepy North Carolina: bite-wounds and tauntingly-planted clues point to forensic pathologist Kay Scarpetta's ghoulish adversary from previous cases..."--Kirkus. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4275 Cornwell, Patricia PREDATOR
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2005). 0399152830 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
Dr. Kay Scarpetta, now freelancing with the National Forensic Academy in Florida, takes charge of a case that stretches from steamy Florida to snowbound Boston, one as unnerving as any she has ever faced. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4276 Cornwell, Patricia TRACE
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2004). 0399152199 Book club edition. Doubleday large print home library edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Large type. 
Cornwell continues to chart Scarpetta's return to self-confidence, begun in BLOW FLY, following her humiliating dismissal as Virginia's Chief Medical Examiner five years ago. Scarpetta returns to Richmond, the city that spurned her, with great resolve. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4277 Correcher, Consuelo M. THE GARDENS OF SPAIN
(New York): Harry N. Abrams, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. 
Folio. A photographic exploration of forty Spanish gardens with over 200 illustrations in full color by Michael George; the text by a distinguished landscape architect. 200 pages, index. A dramatic presentation of words and images. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4278 Corrigan, Philip; Ramsay, Harvie; Sayer, Derek SOCIALIST CONSTRUCTION AND MARXIST THEORY: Bolshevism and Its Critique
New York & London: Monthly Review Press, (1978). 0853454698 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Traces of sticker shadow to upper spine, else near fine in brown cloth with gilt titles and rules to the spine; in a like, photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
This book illustrates how the experience of socialist construction in China challenges Bolshevism, and interprets Marxist theory so as to produce a far-reaching critique rather than taking sides in certain debates. 232 pages; notes, bibliography, index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4279 Corriher, Kurt SOMEONE TO KILL
New York: Forge, (2002). 0765301873 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
The author's debut thriller. "An unrelenting tale that achieves fast-paced spellbinding intrigue. Crisply told with a labyrinth of plots twists that speed you to a climactic ending."--Clive Cussler. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4280 Corso, Francesca A.; M.D. WEIGHT LOSS FOR LIFE: Achieving Permanent Weight Control Through a Tridimensional Approach
Baltimore, Maryland: Noble House, (2001). 1561676578 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Dissatisfied with the often contradictory medical advice and failures of fad diets, Dr. Corso created this comprehensive weight management book that examines the causes of obesity and weight gain, and provides solid diet principles and guidelines. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4281 Cort, Robert ACTION!
New York: Random House, (2003). 067945232X First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in black boards with gilt titles to the spine; a fine dust jacket. 
Producer of fifty-two films, including AGAINST THE ROPES starring Meg Ryan, Cort has an insider's knowledge of Hollywood, which he uses to advantage in this debut novel set against a tinseltown backdrop spanning 1948 to the present day. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4282 Cortazar, Julio A MANUAL FOR MANUEL
New York: Pantheon Books, (1978). 0394496612 First U.S. edition, first printing. Translated by Gregory Rabassa. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in black cloth with gilt lettering; in a nearly fine, age-toned, illustrated dust jacket, with some creasing to front flap. 
"Much of Cortázar's later work can best be called 'collage.' A MANUAL FOR MANUEL combines fiction and history, the thriller with factual statistics and articles concerning political torture and oppression."--Charlene E. Suscavage. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4283 Corvo, Frederic Baron; Hamzeh Carr, illustrator THE RUBAIYAT OF UMAR KHAIYAM: Translated from the French of J.B. Nicolas by Frederic Baron Corvo, together with a reprint of the French Text.
London: John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, (1924). First edition thus. Small quarto. xlviii (notes and appendix), [194] pages. Woolf B2b (750 copies--first issue). Hardcover. Contemporary gift inscription to the front endpaper, uniform brown offsetting to the endpapers (as usual), else fine in the original gilt-stamped tan pictorial cloth decorated in red, black and gold; remnants of most the dust jacket laid in at rear. 
Edited with notes and a comparative study of the original texts, and an Introduction by Edward Heron-Allen, F.R.S. With sixteen illustrations in color by Hamzeh Carr. An exceptional edition printed at the Curwen Press. Text in English and French. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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4284 Cory, Desmond NIGHT HAWK
(London): Hodder and Stoughton, (1969). First edition. Hardcover. Faint foxing to top page edges, else a near fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with some rubbing and shelfwear, no tears. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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4285 Cosman, Madeleine Pelner and Chandler, Bruce, editors MACHAUT'S WORLD: Science and Art in the Fourteenth Century
New York: The New York Academy of Sciences, 1978. First edition. Trade Paperback. Slight spotting to the front cover, light tanning of the spine, otherwise a very good plus copy in pictorial wraps. 
Trade paperback. The music and poetry of Guillaume de Machaut (1300-1377) serve as the central point from which elements of literature, technology, astronomy, manuscript illumination, natural science, and others are examined. 348 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4286 Costello, A.E. BIRTH OF THE BRAVEST: A History of the New York Fire Department From 1609 to 1887
New York: Forge/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2002). 0765305828 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A detailed history of New York City, the evolution of its fire department, and accounts of significant events, along with tales of the heroic men who served. 476 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4287 Costello, Mark BIG IF
New York & London: W.W. Norton & Company, (2002). 0393051161 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
"Each page of this governmental novel comes alive with intelligence, comedy, and inside dope as Costello sure-handedly captures the uncertainties of our times."--Jonathan Franzen. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4288 Costikyan, Greg FIRST CONTRACT
New York: Tor, (2000). First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in red wraps. 
The computer game designer/author's fourth novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4289 Costo, Rupert THE AMERICAN INDIAN READER: History
San Francisco, California: The Indian Historian Press, 1974. First edition. Fine in stiff wraps. A trade paperback. 
Book four in a series in educational perspectives. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4290 Costopoulos, William C. GUILTY OF INNOCENCE
Philadelphia: Camino Books, (2000). First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Costopoulos, a defense attorney known for high-profile cases, makes his debut as a novelist with this legal thriller. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4291 Cotterhill, Colin THIRTY-THREE TEETH
(New York, N.Y.): Soho, (2005). 1569473889 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Dr. Paiboun of Laos 'reluctant national coroner, confused psychic, [and] disheartened communist' employs forensic skills and spiritual acumen to solve a series of bizarre killings in Cotterill's quirky, exotic and winning second novel, set in 1977."--PW. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4292 Cottle, Sidney; Murray, Roger F.; Block, Frank E. GRAHAM AND DODD'S SECURITY ANALYSIS
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1988). 0070132356 Fifth edition, third printing. Hardcover. Fine in blue boards; in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. Royal octavo. 658 pages; indexed. Tables. 
Authoritative classic with easily understood step-by-step explanations of security analysis, offering a comprehensive reference tool that also provides the principles and techniques needed to measure asset values and cash flows. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4293 Cotton, Charles; newly decorated by Clyde Lovat Fraser POEMS FROM THE WORKS OF CHARLES COTTON
New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1925. B000GGO35Q First U.S. edition, first printing. Printed by Harold Curwen at the Curwen Press. Hardcover. Mild wear at the extremities, minor darkening to covers and endsheets, thus nearly fine; in blue cloth shelfback with printed spine label over green boards; in an edgeworn, spine-darkened, very good dust jacket showing some shallow chips and minor nicks. 
Selection by Fraser from the works of the English poet and country squire, chiefly remembered for his share in Izaak Walton's The Compleat Angler. Fraser's 75 b&w drawings are just enchanting: a lovely volume! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4294 Cottrell, Leonard WONDERS OF THE WORLD
New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc., (1959). First edition. Hardcover. Uniform offsetting to the front endsheet, else very good plus in violet linen over blue boards; in a near fine dust jacket with a hint of wear to the upper and lower spine ends. 
The stories of the seven wonders of the world are told with historical and travel details, and with interesting associated trivia notes. The author also chose to discuss an additional seven wonders of the modern world. 249 pages; and index. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4295 Coughlin, William J. JUDGEMENT
New York: St. Martin's, (1997). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4296 Coulson, Juanita TOMORROW'S HERITAGE
(New York): Del Rey, (1981). First hardcover edition: Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club with code L40 on page 373. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by David Mattingly. 
Todd must save his family without endangering humanity in this futuristic thriller. Part one of the CHILDREN OF THE STARS trilogy of exploration and survival. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4297 Coulson, Juanita OUTWARD BOUND
(New York): Del Rey, (1982). Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. 
Part two of the popular CHILDREN OF THE STARS series. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4298 Coulter, Catherine RIPTIDE
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2000). 0399146164 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Near fine in illustrated wraps. 
Suspense novel which finds political speechwriter the victim of a murderous ultimatum. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4299 Coulter, Catherine HEMLOCK BAY
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2001). 0399147381 First edition: Uncorrected Proof, with materials laid. Proof. Fine in printed glossy light green wraps. 
Catherine Coulter's suspense novel features FBI Agent Dillon Savich challenged by a case involving the kidnapping of two teenage boys. "Her suspense thrillers seem to get better and better."--Midwest Review of Books. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4300 Coulter, Stephen THE SHROUD
London: Heinemann, (1964). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in like pictorial dust jacket with a tiny patch of abrasion to spine, very light edgewear, and one minute closed edge tear. 
A crippled nuclear submarine, the HMS Uranus, plunges to the bottom of the ocean in forbidden waters. Will it trigger WWIII? 
Price: 25.00 USD
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