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4501 Curtiss, Ursula FACE OF THE TIGER
London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1960. First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Lightly bumped corner tips, else a near fine copy. No dust jacket. 

Price: 8.00 USD
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4502 Curval, Philippe BRAVE OLD WORLD
London: Allison & Busby, (1981). First edition in English. Hardcover. Text block has tanned, as expected, otherwise a near fine copy; in a crudely price-clipped dust jacket. 
This story won the 1977 Prix Apollo award and has been translated from French by Steve Cox. The jacket shows "Europe after the Rain" by Max Ernst. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4503 Curval, Philippe BRAVE OLD WORLD
London: Allison & Busby, (1981). First edition in English. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
This story won the 1977 Prix Apollo award and has been translated from French by Steve Cox. The jacket shows "Europe after the Rain" by Max Ernst. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4504 Curwood, James Oliver THE ANCIENT HIGHWAY
New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1925. B000CC48AE First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint offset from frontis to title-page, 1925 gift note to reverse of frontis: very nearly fine, in red cloth with somewhat tarnished gilt; in a near fine dust jacket, showing tiny chips at spine crown, a few closed edge tears, mild fading to spine. 
"A Novel of High Hearts and Open Roads." With interior illustrations by Walt Louderback reproduced in black-and-white on coated stock insert plates; absolutely stunning full-color wraparound jacket painting by the great Dean Cornwell. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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4505 Curzon, Clare GUILTY KNOWLEDGE
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2000). 0312261691 First hardcover edition: Review copy with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Historical murder mystery set in Edwardian England concerns two titled ladies who share a dark past. By the author of the Inspector Mike Yeadings police procedurals. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4506 Curzon, Clare GUILTY KNOWLEDGE
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2000). 0312261691 First hardcover edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The prolific English author of the Inspector Mike Yeadings series here presents an Edwardian murder mystery featuring two ambitious and titled ladies who share a murderous secret from the past and use the knowledge for attainment of the upper hand. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4507 Curzon, Clare THE BODY OF A WOMAN
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2002). 0312288212 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
When a well-liked and respected gift shop owner appears dead and uncharacteristically attired in the woods by her home, Superintendent Mike Yeadings investigates. Curzon has penned many other titles under the names Rhonda Petrie and Marie Buchanan. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4508 Curzon, Clare A MEETING OF MINDS
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2004). 031231874X First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Detective Superintendent Mike Yeadings and his team are called to a parking lot in Henley-on-Thames where a body has been found. Detective Sergeant Rosemary Zycynski recognizes the dead woman as her neighbor. A Thames Valley mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4509 Cussler, Clive VALHALLA RISING
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2001). 039914787X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Ancient Viking runes, Captain Nemo's Nautilus, the Red Baron, water propulsion engines, murderous oil magnates, undersea catastrophes and cruise ship explosions drive the plot in this 16th Dirk Pitt adventure. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4510 Cussler, Clive SHOCK WAVE
New York: Simon & Schuster, (1996). 068480297X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. About near fine in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. 
Dirk Pitt meets the most intriguing and sinister villain of his legendary career--a billionaire Australian diamond king (with three beautiful Amazon daughters!) whose murderous mining operations threaten to ignite a worldwide plague. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4511 Cussler, Clive FLOOD TIDE
(New York): Simon & Schuster, (1997). 0684802988 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Dirk Pitt tale of villainy on the high seas. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4512 Cussler, Clive MAYDAY!
Aliso Viejo, California: James Cahill Publishing/Rare Books, Inc., 2004. 1893205290 First edition thus, first printing: Gift Edition, with special tipped-in page SIGNED by author Cussler. Hardcover. Fine, a new book, in illustrated dust jacket! Still in publisher's shrinkwrap! 
The first appearance of Dirk Pitt, originally issued in the US as a PBO under the title THE MEDITERRANEAN CAPER. With an introduction by Clive Cussler. SIGNED by author Cussler to a special Gift Edition tipped-in page. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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4513 Cussler, Clive FLOOD TIDE
(New York): Simon & Schuster, (1997). 0684802988 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Dirk Pitt tale of villainy on the high seas. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4514 Cussler, Clive & Kemprecos, Paul FIRE ICE
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2002). 0399148728 First edition. Hardcover. Page edges display some mild soiling, else near fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
The third Kirk Austin NUMA adventure by the writing team: Kemprecos, the Shamus Award-winning author of FEEDING FRENZY, and Cussler, the author of ICEBERG and founder of the National Underwater & Marine Agency. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4515 Cutler, Judith POWER ON HER OWN
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2003). 0312311923 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Birmingham Detective Sergeant Kate Power must decide whether to stick to conventional methods and work as part of the male-dominated team she is a part of, or strike out on her own to try to catch a vicious killer. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4516 Cutler, Stan SHOT ON LOCATION
(New York, New York): A Dutton Book, (1993). 0525935762 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Rayford Goodman-Mark Bradley mystery. In this third installment in the clever Hollywood-set detective series, the plot is a provocative roman-a-clef inspired by the scandal involving Marlon Brando's son--who shot and killed his sister's lover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4517 Czuchlewski, David THE MUSE ASYLUM
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2001). 0399147454 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Princeton-educated author's debut novel features two Princeton graduates and explores questions of love, obsession, madness, genius, and the fine lines that divide them. The Muse Asylum is a psychiatric institution that treats the artistically gifted. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4518 Czuchlewski, David EMPIRE OF LIGHT
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2003). 0399151036 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Lower corners very lightly bumped, else nearly fine, in a fine dust jacket. 
"Both a mystery and an exploration of the consequences of spiritual pilgrimage, this intriguing novel leads us into unexpectedly deep waters."--Andrea Barrett. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4519 D' Haene, Elise LICKING OUR WOUNDS
Sag Harbor, New York: The Permanent Press, 1997. First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
The author's first novel. "Her account is poignant and hilarious; adventures simmering with passion, sweet sorrows, and raw moist, rowdy sexual expression rarely seen in literary works by women."--Timothy Leary. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4520 D'Amato, Barbara AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL ONLY
New York: Forge/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2000). 0312865643 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, in an illustrated dust jacket, with a tiny crease to the lower rear panel. Jacket designed by Tony Greco. 
D'Amato, the Anthony and Agatha Award winner and President of the Mystery Writers of America in 1999-2000, returns to the Chicago streets for this third mystery in the Suze Figueroa series, which follows the patrol cop as she tracks a serial killer. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4521 D'Amato, Barbara HARD ROAD
New York: Scribner, (2001). 0743200950 First edition: Uncorrected Proof, with materials laid in. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
The ninth mystery in the Cat Marsala series. Chicago journalist Marsala goes to an Oz festival with her nephew and ends up witnessing the murder of the chief security guard. With an appreciation of L. Frank Baum's WIZARD OF OZ books by Brian D'Amato. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4522 d'Angeville, Henriette MY ASCENT OF MONT BLANC
(Hammersmith, London): HarperCollinsPublishers, (1992). 0002157179 First edition in English. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The indomitable French aristocrat's dramatic account of her glorious climb in 1838. Translated from the French by Jennifer Barnes. With a preface by Dervla Murphy. Illustrated with photos and drawings reproduced on coated stock inserts. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4523 D'Arcangelo, Angelo SOOKEY
(New York, N.Y.): The Traveller's Companion Series. (1969). B0006BZOH2 First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Mass market paperback. Very good: spine slant, damping to a few pages, creasing to spine, age-toning; in illustrated wraps. 
Pseudonym of Josef Bush, who as D'Arcangelo had written THE HOMOSEXUAL HANDBOOK, and as Bush, wrote the plays ROLLS OF GOLD (for New York's fabled La Mama theatre) and FRENCH GRAY. Young: 901. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4524 D'aubigne, J. H. Merle HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY
New York: Wm. L. Allison, 1882. No statement of edition. Quarto. In brown binding with black, gilt stamping to front and spine, blind-embossed decoration to rear cover. Hardcover. Front hinge cracked and re-glued, light wear and a few short scratches to covers, mild abrasion at lower corner tips, pages tanned--as expected, a tiny area of stain to front endsheet, thus very good; no dust jacket, as issued. 
A New Translation, Containing the Author's Latest Improvements: Three Engravings on Steel, after P.A. Labouchere, and Two Hundred Illustrations on Wood, Including Portraits of the Most Eminent Reformers. 727 pages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4525 d'Eaubonne, Francoise A FLIGHT OF FALCONS
New York/London/Toronto: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., (1951). First U.S. edition, first printing. Translated by Naomi Walford from the French COMME UN VOL DE GERFAUTS. Hardcover. A superb, fresh, fine copy in terra cotta cloth with silver spine lettering; in a bright, very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket with just a hint of wear at the edges. Jacket painting by Paul Galdone. 
Historical adventure set in the late 16th and early 17th centuries and centered on four friends, an Englishman, a Frenchman, a Dutch artist, and a devout Jew, all sailors aboard the British ship King of Siam. Grand Prix des Lecteurs Gris prize winner. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4526 Da Matta, Roberto; Campbell, Alan, translator A DIVIDED WORLD: Apinaye Social Structure
Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England: Harvard University Press, 1982. 0674212886 First edition in English. A volume in the Harvard Studies in Cultural Anthropology series. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth with silver lettering to the spine; in a decorative dust jacket. 186 pages, notes, references, and an index. 
Translated from the Portuguese by Alan Campbell. A study of the social structure of the Apinaye tribe in Central Brazil, with chapters on the complex organization of domestic life and ceremonies, and the larger systems of kinships and politics. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4527 Da Porto, Luigi; Evans, Jessie Benton, translated and illustrated by GIULIETTA AND ROMEO
Portland, Maine: The Mosher Press, 1934. First edition, first printing. One of one-thousand copies printed on Van Gelder paper. Fine in decorated vellum; in nearly as fine printed tissue dustwrapper--an extraordinarily fragile jacket that here is miraculously well-preserved. Octavo. 
Translation by Evans of the early sixteenth century tale which provided the source for Shakespeare's tragedy of star-crossed lovers. Illustrated with paintings done by Evans in Italy and with photos of Italian locales, protected with mottoed tissues. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4528 Daheim, Mary THE ALPINE RECLUSE
New York: Ballantine Books, (2006). 0345468147 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"Well-drawn characters and a complex crime are a winning combination in Daheim's 18th Emma Lord mystery..."--Publisher's Weekly. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4529 Dahem, Mary SCOTS ON THE ROCKS
(New York, NY): William Morrow/An imprint of HarperCollins Pub., (2007). 0060566531 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Twenty-third Bed-and-Breakfast novel. When Judith and her cousin Renie go on vacation in a remote and possibly haunted Scottish castle owned by a rich whiskey distillery baron strange things start occurring. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4530 Dahl, Roald OVER TO YOU: 10 Stories of Flyers and Flying
New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, (1946). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild soiling and staining to the covers, the spine shows some fading, else a very good copy in tan cloth with titles in maroon and blue; in a [supplied] second printing dust jacket that is worn, chipped, stained, torn, and creased. 
Encouraged by C.S. Forester, RAF Wing Commander Roald Dahl wrote a story based on his experiences in WWII. The resulting story, "A Piece of Cake" and nine others--all concerned with the war in the air--are collected in OVER TO YOU, his first adult book. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4531 Dahl, Roald THE BEST OF ROALD DAHL
New York: Vintage Books, (1977). First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
With an introduction by James Cameron, this work compiles stories from OVER TO YOU, SOMEONE LIKE YOU, KISS KISS and SWITCH BITCH. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4532 Dahl, Roald; pictures by Quentin Blake THE ENORMOUS CROCODILE
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1978. 0394835948 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"When the meanest croc in the jungle hatches a plan to eat a tasty city kid he foolishly reveals his plot to the other animals."--Kirkus (UK). Picture storybook blending the creative talents of Dahl and Blake to create a wickedly wonderful treat. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4533 Dahood, Roger, editor THE FUTURE OF THE MIDDLE AGES AND THE RENAISSANCE: Problems, Trends, and Opportunities for Research
Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 1998. 2503508057 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in color illustrated boards; no dust jacket. 
The Arizona Studies in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance series, Volume Two. A collection of the best essays presented at the second Annual Conference of the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. 194 pages; index; and contributors. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4534 Daiken, Leslie CHILDREN'S TOYS THROUGHOUT THE AGES
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, (1953). B00005XCC9 First U.S. edition, first printing. Actor Hans Conreid's copy, with his bookplate to front free endsheet. Hardcover. Tiny sticker ghost to endsheet, else fine, in fuchsia cloth with gilt spine lettering and rules, pale fuchsia top-edge tint; in a lightly worn, age-toned, soiled dust jacket with crude tape reinforcements at the spine ends and corners. [208] pages. 
Detailed, literate history of toys and games. 115 illustrations, including color and b&w plates, intext engravings. Special emphasis on "Toys That Move"; other chapters: Toys That Teach, Dolls and Dolls' Houses, War Play and Toy Soldiers, more. Indexed. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4535 Dalby, Richard, edited by THE VIRAGO BOOK OF GHOST STORIES
New York/St. Louis/San Francisco/Dusseldorf: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1989). 0070151326 First U.S. edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Faint soiling to page edges, mild crease to spine, very good plus, and fairly tight, in wraps. 331 pages; notes on authors. 
The ghost story scholar collected and edited this first anthology written by women. Contains 34 classic ghost stories by authors including Edith Wharton, Mary Webb, Elizabeth Bowen, Elizabeth Jenkins, Ellen Glasgow, E. Nesbit, Elizabeth Taylor, and more. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4536 Dalby, Richard, edited by TALES OF WITCHCRAFT
(London): Brockhampton Press, (1995). 1860191320 First edition thus. Hardcover. Pages uniformly tanned--as expected, else fine, as-new, in pictorial boards; in a fine, if age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. 
Splendid collection, featuring tales by Saki, M.R. James, Jessica A. Salmonson, A.M. Burrage, W.F. Harvey, Marjorie Bowen, Robert Bloch, Stephen King, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ronald Chetwynd-Hayes, David Rowlands, E.F. Benson, Manly W. Wellman, more! 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4537 Dale, Anna WHISPERING TO WITCHES
(New York, New York): Bloomsbury, (2004). 1582348901 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The British bookseller's debut novel features Joe Binks and his new young friend Twiggy, a witch-in-training. Joe and Twiggy try to solve a mystery involving 'the greatest magic book in history' and find themselves in a fantastic adventure. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4538 Dalessandro, James BOHEMIAN HEART
New York: St. Martin's, (1993). 0312097565 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
The screenwriter's mystery novel debut set in San Francisco. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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4539 Dalessandro, James BOHEMIAN HEART
New York: St. Martin's, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4540 Dalgliesh, Alice; Bischoff, Ilse, illustrator REUBEN AND HIS RED WHEELBARROW
New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, 1946. First edition thus: A Story Parade Picture Book. Hardcover. Previous owner's discreet signature (dated 1946) to front free endpaper, a trace of wear to the extremities, else a very nearly fine copy in a lightly rubbed pictorial dust jacket showing some very minor creasing to spine ends. 
For months Reuben's father had been planning to have a family portrait taken on Reuben's fourth birthday. But Reuben was almost left out--and all because of his new red wheelbarrow. Exquisite vintage picture book, in a very fresh, sharp example. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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4541 Dalgliesh, Alice; pictures by Anita Lobel THE LITTLE WOODEN FARMER
New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, (1988). 0027255905 First edition thus, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in black-lettered off-white cloth shelfback over pale rose boards; in a price-clipped, age-toned, about near fine dust jacket. Oblong octavo picturebook. 
A riverboat captain helps the little wooden farmer and his wife fill their barnyard with animals. New edition of Dalgliesh's 1930 classic, with "faultless, folkstyle illustrations by the gifted Anita Lobel."--NY Times Book Review. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4542 Dalkey, Kara BIJAPUR: Blood of the Goddess II
New York: Tom Doherty Associates, (1997). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine and beautifully illustrated dust jacket. 
Prophecies, Sufi mysticism, herb lore, and legends gild this exotic historical novel. Second book in the fantasy trilogy. Jacket art by Richard Bober. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4543 Dalrymple, Andrew Angus GOD BLESS US EVERY ONE!: Being an Imagined Sequel to "A Christmas Carol'
Toronto/New York/London/Sydney/Auckland: Methuen, (1985). 045899438 First edition. Large octavo. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-lettered red cloth; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Woodcut-style illustrations by Mark Summers accompany this addenda to the Dickens holiday perennial; by the author of the play A QUIET DAY IN BELFAST. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4544 Dalrymple, Jean SEPTEMBER CHILD: The Story of Jean Dalrymple
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1963). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine with a previous owner's gift inscription to the half-title, very mild fading to the shelf edges; in a price-clipped photo-pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. An attractive copy. 
Dalrymple, actress, publicist, director, and producer, descibes her rise from performer in the final days of vaudeville, to producing for the New York City Center, the Brussels World's Fair in 1958, and the New York World's Fair in 1964-5. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4545 Dalton, James CITY OF SHADOWS
New York: Forge/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2000). First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Lower spine very lightly bumped, else fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The author, who has worked on a U.S. Senatorial staff, has written a thriller set in D.C. during the era of dark secrets and cover-ups of the early 1970s. "CITY OF SHADOWS is a tour de force, the cutting edge of political thrillers."--James Ellroy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4546 Dalton, Quinn HIGH STRUNG
New York: Atria Books, (2003). 0743470184 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Very light bump to the lower spine edge, else nearly fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
"Quinn Dalton writes whip-smart prose that will charm you while she picks your pocket and steals your soul. I'm convinced her sentences are made of Kevlar, and her characters--wily, wry, dangerous--are so true they're bulletproof."--Julianna Baggott. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4547 Daly, Carroll John THE MYSTERY OF THE SMOKING GUN
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1936. First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good only with the spine a trifle shaken, faded and slanted, wear and mild abrasion to the shelf edges, spine ends mildly frayed, corner crease to front free endpaper; lacking dust jacket. 
Pulpmeister Daly, creator of the immortal Race Williams, acknowledged inventor of the hardboiled school of detection, in the book-length debut of another of his remarkable urban cowboy gumshoes, Satan Hall. Preceded by a 1935 U.K. issue from Hutchinson. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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4548 Daly, Carroll John MR. STRANG
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1936. First edition. Hardcover. Very good: spine slant, wear to shelf edges, toning to endsheets, light soiling to page edges and covers, pen doodle to front endsheet, lower front corner and a few corresponding page corners nibbled; in a fine high quality FACSIMILE dust jacket. 
Oddly engrossing tale from the hardboiled pioneer of an elegant vigilante with piercing eyes the color of "steel just before it cooled"--who targets paroled criminals. "You joke. I killed Faine, of course; but the death of such a man is hardly murder." 
Price: 125.00 USD
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4549 Daly, Elizabeth NIGHT WALK
New York/Toronto: A Murray Hill Mystery/Rinehart & Company, Inc. (1947). First edition. In indigo binding with orange lettering to spine; illustrated dust jacket with jacket design by Jack F. Cesareo. Very good minus: edges of covers darkened and abraded, jacket flap remnants adhere to both pastedowns; jacket has been trimmed by about a quarter-inch, shows fading to the spine, light wear; inner layer of flap paper has pulled away, but flaps are whole. 
A Henry Gamadge mystery, set in the self-contained community of Frazier Mills, where, when Old Mr. Carrington is found in bed with his head bashed in, it was automatically assumed the culprit was from the evil outside world. Gamadge thinks not! 
Price: 65.00 USD
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4550 Daly, Elizabeth NIGHT WALK
New York/Toronto: A Murray Hill Mystery/Rinehart & Company, Inc. (1947). First edition. In indigo binding with orange lettering to spine; illustrated dust jacket with jacket design by Jack F. Cesareo. Hardcover. Upper corner tips mildly bumped, light wear to shelf edges, else near fine; in a price-clipped dust jacket that is age-toned, rubbed, nicked at corners and spine ends, and shows shallow chips to spine tail and a rear panel corner. 
The tightly knit Frazier's Mills community is thrown into a frenzy by a murderer they dub The Prowler in this Henry Gamadge mystery from Agatha Christie's "favorite American mystery writer."--Charles Shibuk. Bibliomystery, 
Price: 200.00 USD
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4551 Daly, Elizabeth AN ELIZABETH DALY MYSTERY OMNIBUS: Three Henry Gamadge Novels
New York/Toronto: Rinehart & Company, Inc., (1960). B0007E27PA First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very close to fine, a hint of fading at the very extremities, faint smudging to fore-edge; in green cloth with black spine lettering; in a near fine, mildly age-toned, lightly edgeworn dust jacket. 
Collects a Gamadge trio: MURDERS IN VOLUME 2 ("delightfully original"--NY Times); THE BOOK OF THE DEAD ("a first-rate puzzle"--NY Herald Tribune); EVIDENCE OF THINGS SEEN ("another great success...told beautifully"--Philadelphia Inquirer). 
Price: 150.00 USD
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4552 Daly, Elizabeth EVIDENCE OF THINGS SEEN
New York: Bantam Books, (1983). First edition thus. Minor shelf-wear else near fine. 

Price: 8.00 USD
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4553 Damrosch, David THE NARRATIVE COVENANT: Transformations of Genre in the Growth of Biblical Literature
San Francisco: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1987). 0060616938 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a very lightly rubbed dust jacket. Bibliography, index. 
A study of the great historical books of the Bible, utilizing literary analysis, historical criticism, and Near Eastern literature to describe the development of the biblical narrative. To understand the Bible, Damrosch argues, one must trace its origins. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4554 Dams, Jeanne M. TO PERISH IN PENZANCE
New York: Walker & Company, (2001). 0802733670 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
The Agatha Award-winning author's seventh mystery featuring Dorothy Martin involves drug dealing, the antiques trade, and the history of smuggling in the Cornish coast town of Cornwall. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4555 Dams, Jeanne M. GREEN GROW THE VICTIMS: A Hilda Johansson Mystery
New York: Walker & Company, (2001). 0082733557 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
The third mystery featuring Hilda Johansson is set in 1902, and finds her looking for the murderer of a South Bend, Indiana politician, who seems to have been killed because of a coal mine strike. Dams is also the author of six Dorothy Martin mysteries. 
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4556 Dams, Jeanne M. SILENCE IS GOLDEN
New York: Walker & Company, (2002). 0802733735 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Mild creasing on bottom spine edge, else fine in illustrated wraps. 
The fourth installment of the Hilda Johansson series. Dams is also the author of the Dorothy Martin mysteries. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4557 Dams, Jeanne M. WINTER OF DISCONTENT
New York: Forge/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2004). 0765308053 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Dams involves her intrepid heroine Dorothy Martin in a Christmas-time whodunit that revolves around mysterious events that occurred during World War II. This "modern Miss Marple..."--(Rocky Mountain News) series won the Agatha Award. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4558 Dams, Jeanne M. THE BODY IN THE TRANSEPT
New York: Walker, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Dorothy Martin mystery. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4559 Dams, Jeanne M. TROUBLE IN THE TOWN HALL: A Dorothy Martin Mystery
New York: Walker and Company, (1996). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the Agatha Award-winning author. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4560 Dams, Jeanne M. WINTER OF DISCONTENT
New York: Forge/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2004). 0765308053 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Amateur sleuth Dorothy Martin sets aside Christmas preparations to look into the disappearance of her best friend's beau in the Agatha-winnner's captivating ninth mystery to feature the expatriate American living in the medieval English town of Sherebury. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4561 Dana, Richard Henry TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST
New York: Buccaneer Books, Inc., (1984). 0899664261 Lantern Bay Edition. Soiling to page edges, thus near fine, in green cloth with gilt spine titling; no dust jacket, as issued. 
"A riveting story of adventure and the most eloquent, insightful account we have of life at sea in the early nineteenth century." Dana's evergreen in a handy, no-frills reprint from Buccanneer. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4562 Dana, Richard Henry, Jr. TO CUBA AND BACK: A Vacation Voyage
Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1859. First edition. Blue cloth: covers embossed with publisher's emblem, and spine stamped with gold. 16 pages of ads dated April, 1859. Hardcover. Very good plus with some light wear, especially to spine ends and corner tips; a couple of very faint droplet-sized stains to edges, and just a trace of darkening to spine. A nice copy. 
A "narrative of a short absence from home" by the celebrated author of the sea-faring classic TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST. BAL 4447. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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4563 Dando-Collins, Stephen STANDING BEAR IS A PERSON: The True Story of a Native American's Quest for Justice
(Cambridge, MA): Da Capo Press/A member of the Perseus Books Group, (2004). 030681370X First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 259 pages; 32 photo-illustrations; bibliography; notes; and index. 
In 1879, Ponca Chief Standing Bear sued the U.S. for the right to his land--and won. The Australian-born historian has unearthed a wealth of material on Standing Bear, the Ponca tribe, and politics and motivations of the case. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4564 Daniel, David THE MARBLE KITE
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2005). 0312323514 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Minor tan spot to front and rear inner hinge-gutter, near fine and tight; in a fine dust jacket. 
The fourth Alex Rasmussen adventure offers a suspenseful plot, and Daniel's fondness for the hard-boiled PI tradition is evident throughout. Set in and around a carnival in Massachusetts. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4565 Daniel, Jerry C. THE SPACE MACHINE
(New York): Lenox Hill Press, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus with pages uniformly tanned, dots of pale stain to fore-edge, traces of glue residue to a few pages to the front and rear of the book, a band of tape stain to top edges of both covers; in a nearly fine pictorial dust jacket. 
Professor Seward works on his most important experiment to date, a machine he hopes will benefit mankind, but that also might be the ultimate weapon. Juvenile sf produced for the library market. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4566 Daniel, Mark DEVIL TO PAY
Boston: Little, Brown & Co., (1992). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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4567 Daniel, Tony EARTHLING
New York: Tom Doherty Associates, (1997). First paperback edition. Trade Paperback. Fine in glossy, illustrated wraps. 
Trade paperback. Three sections comprise this futuristic, imaginative robot novel by the author of WARPATH (1983). 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4568 Daniel, Tony EARTHLING
New York: Tom Doherty Associates, (1997). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A futuristic robot novel in three parts. Crimson jacket art by Bruce Jensen. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4569 Daniel-Rops JESUS AND HIS TIMES Translated From The French By Ruby Millar
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1954. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

Price: 35.00 USD
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4570 Danielewski, Mark Z. ONLY REVOLUTIONS
New York: Pantheon Books, (2006). 0375421769 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
National Book Award nominee. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4571 Daniels, Farrington MATHEMATICAL PREPARATION FOR PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY
New York: McGraw Hill Book Company, [No date]. Later printing. Trade Paperback. First few pages slightly riffled near the bottom of the spine, else a near fine in stiff wraps. 
A McGraw-Hill Paperback in Science, Mathematics and Engineering. Trade paperback. 310 pages, rules of calculus, tables, index. Illustrated throughout with figures, graphs and tables in text. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4572 Daniels, Guy, selected and translated by; illustrated by Feodor Rojankovksy THE FALCON UNDER THE HAT: Russian Merry Tales and Fairy Tales
New York: Funk & Wagnalls, (1969). B000FH9R84 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint dampstaining to upper page edges, a dot of stain to fore-edge, thus near fine, in bright orange cloth with white lettering and green decorative rules; in age-toned, worn illustrated dust jacket with corresponding stains to upper front and rear. 
Sixteen rapid-fire tales of domestic comedy and faerie enchantment, drawn from a rich oral tradition (and blended with a detail or two from Daniels' personal experience), accompanied by b&w and color illustrations from the Russian-born Rojankovsky. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4573 Daniels, Les THE BLACK CASTLE: A Novel of the Macabre
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1978). 0684155338 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine, lightly rubbed and creased dust jacket. 
The popular wizard-vampire Don Sebastian makes his literary debut. Jacket design by Paul Bacon. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4574 Daniels, Les THE SILVER SKULL: A Novel of Sorcery
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1979). 0684161419 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Wizard-vampire Don Sebastian de Villanueva returns from the dead to haunt sixteenth-century Mexico in this follow up to THE BLACK CASTLE. Jacket art by David Schleinkofer. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4575 Daniels, Les YELLOW FOG
West Kingston, Rhode Island: Donald M. Grant, Publisher, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
SIGNED by both the author and the illustrator, Frank Villano. This fourth adventure of the resilient vampire Don Sebastian finds him in Victorian London. Contains six haunting illustrations. Necro-rific! 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4576 Danielson, Peter CHILDREN OF THE LION
Boston: Gregg Press, (1980). 0839828691 First edition thus. Hardcover. A bright, fine copy in ochre boards lettered in gilt; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Hardcover issue of the first book in The Children of the Lion series, originally issued as a Bantam PBO. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4577 Danks, Denise FRAME GRABBER
London: Constable, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

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4578 Dann, Jack STARHIKER
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1977). 0672520699 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Heightened space-opera which puts a young human escapee from an alien-occupied earth onto an alien ship to undergo a series of unfamiliar experiences. By the author of JUNCTION. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4579 Dann, Jack, editor WANDERING STARS: An Anthology of Jewish Fantasy and Science Fiction
New York/Evanston/San Francisco/London: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1974). Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a mildly age-toned pictorial dust jacket. Introduction by Isaac Asimov, and brief prefaces to each story by Dann. 
Collects tales by Davidson, Tenn, Asimov, Silverberg, Ellison, Pamela Sargent, Effinger, Sheckley, Carol Carr, Horace L. Gold, Bernard Malamud and I.B. Singer. The stories by Effinger, Ellison, Silverberg and Tenn appear here for the first time. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4580 Dann, Jack, editor IMMORTAL: Short Novels of the Transhuman Future
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1978). 0060109629 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Ron Walotsky. 
Four tales dealing with immortality by Thomas M. Disch, Gene Wolfe, Pamela Sargent and George Zebrowski. With an introduction by R.C.W. Ettinger. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4581 Danter, Sylvia, editor DORSET 80: Cape Dorset Graphics Annual
(Toronto, Canada): M.F. Feheley, Publishers, (1980). 0919880207 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in gray linen with gilt titles and devices to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with one short closed tear to the lower rear panel. Oblong quarto. 
Over 120 color and black-and-white stonecuts, lithographs, acrylic paintings and commissioned graphic art from the West Baffin Island community of Cape Dorset are collected and splendidly reproduced in this charming record of Inuit art. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4582 Danticat, Edwidge THE DEW BREAKER
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. 1400041147 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in color and photo-pictorial wraps. 
"Prose as clear as a bell, magical as a butterfly, and resonant as a drum."--Julia Alvarez. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4583 Danticat, Edwidge THE DEW BREAKER
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. 1400041147 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Hardcover. Fine in color and photo-pictorial wraps and full-color dust jacket. Scarce thus. 
Michiko Kakutani wrote in the New York Times of "Ms. Danticat's fierce, elliptical artistry" and "piercing, indelible words." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4584 Danvers, Dennis THE WATCH
(New York): EOS, (2002). 0380977621 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket illustrated by Greg Spelenka. 
"The unauthorized sequel to Peter A. Kropotkin's MEMOIRS OF A REVOLUTIONIST as imparted to Dennis Danvers by Anchee Mahur, traveler from a distant future." A time travel novel by the author of CIRCUIT OF HEAVEN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4585 Danz, Louis DYNAMIC DISSONANCE IN NATURE AND THE ARTS
(New York): (Halmark-Hubner Press), (1952). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Bookplate to front free endpaper, offsetting to all endsheets: nearly fine, in black cloth with gilt spine titling, yellow top-edge tint; in a very good dust jacket, nicked at the spine ends, worn at the spine and flap folds, mildly faded to spine panel. 
Unconventional, densely expressed exploration of the relationship between nature and modernist art as practiced by Joyce, Picasso, Wright, Moore, Pound and Schoenberg. Strikingly designed by Merle Armitage, who has also provided a Foreword. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4586 Darby, William and Jack Du Bois AMERICAN FILM MUSIC: Major Composers, Techniques, Trends, 1915-1990
Jefferson, North Carolina, and London: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, (1990). 089950468X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth with titles stamped in silver; no dust jacket, as issued. Octavo. 623 pages; Photographs, appendix, bibliography, and index. 
From the neighborhood pianist of silent movie days to the synthesized effects and "music video" sequences of the 1980s: the great and not-so-great moments in film scoring. "...a well-researched and thoroughly documented treatise...." --Soundtrack. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4587 Darden, Christopher & Lochte, Dick L.A. JUSTICE
(New York): Warner Books/A Time Warner Company, (2001). 0446523275 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Nikki Hill mystery by the authors of THE TRIALS OF NIKKI HILL. SIGNED by both authors to the title-page. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4588 Darden, Christopher & Lochte, Dick THE LAST DEFENSE
(New York): New American Library, (2002). 0451207327 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Attorney Mercer Early is forced to defend a guilty-looking suspect when the suspect's girlfriend blackmails him with incriminating information from his past. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4589 Darden, Christopher & Lochte, Dick THE TRIALS OF NIKKI HILL
(New York): Warner Books/A Time Warner Company, (1999). 0446523267 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
SIGNED by both authors to the title-page. "The plot has all the twists and turns that you'd expect in a legal thriller from an author who's worked in the thick of the Los Angeles criminal justice system."--Connie Briscoe. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4590 Darden, Christopher and Dick Lochte L.A. JUSTICE
(New York, NY): Warner Books, (2001). 0446523275 First edition. Hardcover. Slight lean to the spine, else near fine; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket that has a short closed edge tear and corresponding crease to the rear panel. 
Nikki Hill, L.A. prosecutor from THE TRIALS OF NIKKI HILL, returns with another high-profile case, this time a rich man charged with killing his fiancee. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4591 Dare, Catherine THE WHIP HAND
Buffalo, New York: Tortura Press Ltd., (1971). First edition: Paperback Original. TP-110. Mass market paperback. Near fine with only the hint of a lean and a whisper of edgewear, pages mildly tanned, as expected; in illustrated wraps. 
Tortura seems to have specialized in S&M sleaze PBOs "For the Entertainment of Adults Only. Sale to Minors Prohibited." Cover art features a bondaged brunette being whipped by a blonde partner while a cigarette-smoking man looks on expressionlessly. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4592 Dark, Alice Elliott THINK OF ENGLAND
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2002). 068486522X First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
By the author of the short story collections IN THE GLOAMING and NAKED TO THE WAIST. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4593 Dark, James (Macdonnell, James Edmond, and/or other house writers for Horwitz) HAVOC!
London/Melbourne/Sydney: Horwitz Publications Inc., (1962). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. PB 124. Mass market paperback. Mild reading creases to rear cover, to spine and to front cover, very small tan spot to front cover, still fairly tight, very good in wraps with front cover action illustration depicting a bound and gagged scantily clad woman, and a man pointing a gun. 
In this second action-filled espionage novel featuring an Australian secret agent, Elliot Carr must discover if his suspect can destroy atomic stockpiles and if that man caused a moon rocket flight to fail. Carr's clue is a beautiful two-timing brunette. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4594 Darling, Harold; Neumeyer, Peter, editors IMAGE & MAKER: An Annual Dedicated to the Consideration of Book Illustration
La Jolla, California: Green Tiger Press, 1984. 0881389762 First edition. Numerous b&w illustrations and 29 sumptuously colored, hand-tipped plates, some of extreme rarity. Hardcover. Fine in taupe cloth; in a lightly shelfworn dust jacket. Oblong octavo. 
Forgotten and undiscovered treasures as well as familiar favorites are the subject of this annual, which dedicated itself to an eclectic consideration of the fine art of book illustration. Included is a critical essay on the picture-book. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4595 Darlington, W.A. ALF'S BUTTON
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, (1920). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild dust soiling to top edge, owner's discreet signature and date (1926) to front free endsheet, else a sharp, fresh fine copy in grey cloth with red lettering and rules; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket that is rubbed, nicked, spine-darkened. 
Comic fantasy based upon sketches the author created for the WWI-era PASSING SHOW, tells of a working-class soldier who conjures a djinn from a button on his uniform derived from Aladdin's lamp. Adapted for stage, screen; sequelled in ALF'S NEW BUTTON. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4596 Darnton, John NEANDERTHAL
New York: Random House, (1996). 0679449787 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Upper corner tip lightly bruised, pages uniformly age-toned, else fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Debut archeological thriller by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, with handsome illustrated endpapers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4597 Darnton, John THE DARWIN CONSPIRACY
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2005 1400041376 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Darnton moves with great agility from Darwin's England to the present day, from style to style to riddle and enigma. The old and the new seem equally surprising here; each page fairly begs to be turned."--Nicholas Delbanco. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4598 Darr, Ann CLEARED FOR LANDING: Poems
Washington, D.C. and San Francisco: Dryad Press, (1978). First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. A corner crease to front cover, else a near fine, unread copy in illustrated stiff, perfectbound wraps. 
Dated, inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the half-title. Cover art and drawings within by Susan Foster. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4599 Dart, Iris Rainer I'LL BE THERE
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, (1991). 0316173282 First edition, first printing. Presentation copy: Warmly inscribed to a Disney producer and publicist, SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The sequel to BEACHES, Iris Dart's bestselling novel about the redheaded movie star and singer. "Cee Cee Bloom is back, bigger and better than ever. What a wonderful continuation of her story."--Janet Dailey. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4600 Darwin, Bernard GOLF BETWEEN TWO WARS
(Stamford, Connecticut): The Classics Of Golf, (1985). 0940889048 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine; without dust jacket, as issued. Tall octavo. 228 pages, indexed. Illustrated. 
Originally published in London in 1944, this facsimile edition has a new foreword by Herbert Warren Wind and afterword by Ben Crenshaw. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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