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4701 Day, J. Wentworth THE MODERN SHOOTER
(Yorkshire, England): EP Publishing Limited, 1974. 0854099549 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in red cloth with gilt spine titles; in an age-toned, else fine photo-illustrated dust jacket. 
Republication of the original 1952 edition with a new introduction by the author. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4702 Day, Marele THE DISAPPEARANCES OF MADALENA GRIMALDI: A Claudia Valentine Mystery
New York: Walker and Company, (1996). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
This novel was first published in Australia in 1994 and is her fourth mystery in the series but the first to be published in the United States. The previous novel in the series, THE LAST TANGO OF DOLORES DELGADO, won a 1993 PWA Shamus Award. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4703 De Bijl, Jordana SALUTE TO CELIA FIENNES
(Oxford): Melmillo, 1983. 0950594512 First edition, first printing: a chapbook original. One of 250 numbered copies hand-set and printed by Jonathan Stephenson at The Rocket Press. Hardcover. A hint of fading at the spine, else fine, as-new, string-bound with illustrated cardstock wraps. Illustrated by John R. Smith. 
Poetic tribute to the intrepid granddaughter of the first Viscount Saye and Sale, who was born in 1662 and died in 1741. Her journal was published in 1888 under the title, THROUGH ENGLAND ON SIDE SADDLE IN THE TIME OF WILLIAM AND MARY. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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4704 de Boron, Robert JOSEPH D'ARIMATHIE: A Critical Edition of the Verse and Prose Versions by Richard O'Gorman
(Toronto, Ontario): Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, (1995). 0888441207 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in green linen with gilt titles and rules to the font cover and spine; no dust jacket, as issued. Octavo. 575 pages; notes; bibliography; glossaries; tables of proper nouns and keywords; index. 
A thorough and completely restored text of the verse and the prose of this classic work is illuminated by the scholar and de Boron expert with extensive descriptions and notes in English and complimented with a verse and prose into English glossary. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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4705 de Camp, L. Sprague LOST CONTINENTS: The Atlantis Theme in History, Science, and Literature
New York: The Gnome Press Inc., (1954). B0007E27PU First edition, first printing. 3,000 copies printed. Bound by Gnome Press using sheets acquired from the liquidation of Prime Press. Grey cloth. Hardcover. Very good plus: mild age-darkening, offsetting, a few dots of foxing to endsheets, faint foxing to page edges, light soiling to edges; age-darkened, lightly edgeworn, faintly foxed dust jacket with a tiny chip to lower front, short tear to upper rear. 
"Everything you ever wanted to know about Atlantis, Mu, etc. from a skeptic out to show that none of them existed."--Owings and Chalker. Jacket by Ric Binkley based upon L.R. Tschirky's design for Prime Press. First seen in the pages of OTHER WORLDS. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4706 de Camp, L. Sprague THE ARROWS OF HERCULES
Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1965. Publisher's reprint. Hardcover. A very good plus copy with mild soiling and a few tiny dots of stain to page edges, a hint of a spine lean; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with light edgewear, miniscule nicks to spine ends. A more than acceptable copy of a quite scarce book. 
Historical novel of the conflict between ancient Carthage and Syracuse, from the multi-faceted sf/fantasy veteran. Wraparound jacket painting by Charles McCurry, map-decorated endsheets. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4707 de Camp, L. Sprague THE GOBLIN TOWER
New York: Pyramid Books, (1968). First Edition: Paperback Original. Pyramid T-1927. Mass market paperback. Fine in pictorial wrappers. 
Cover illustration by Jeff Jones depicts "a bold warrior and his sorceress lady." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4708 de Camp, L. Sprague THE GOLDEN WIND
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., 1969. First edition. Jacket illustration by Jennifer Perrott. Hardcover. Spine slightly slanted, tiny areas of soiling to page edges, else near fine in an age-toned (especially to spine panel), lightly rubbed pictorial dust jacket that shows a few tiny dots of stain, and tape remnants to verso. 
Historical adventure from the time-traveling sf writer centers on Eudoxos of Kyzikos, navigator, geographer, fighter, diplomat and intrepid trader as he explores uncharted lands beyond the Mediterranean. Map-decorated endpapers. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4709 De Camp, L. Sprague THE HOSTAGE OF ZIR
New York: Berkley Publishing Corporation, (1977). Book club edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. 
Another in the Krishna Series from the successful sf/fantasy veteran. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4710 De Camp, L. Sprague THE TRITONIAN RING
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Owlswick Press, 1977. 0913896098 First edition thus. Hardcover. Mild edgewear, else very nearly fine; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. The brightly colored double-spread endpaper illustration echoes the jacket art. 
A fantasy tale of action and suspense set in an "imaginary Bronze Age world of swordplay and sorcery" by one of sf's veterans. Color jacket artwork and interior black-and-whites by Jim Cawthorn and George Barr. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4711 De Camp, L. Sprague THE BEST OF L. SPRAGUE DE CAMP
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., (1978). First edition: Issued by The Science Fiction Book Club with the code (I 03) on page 300. Hardcover. Fine in a very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Richard V. Corben. 
Collection of fifteen sf/fantasy stories with an introduction by Poul Anderson. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4712 De Camp, L. Sprague THE BEST OF L. SPRAGUE DE CAMP
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., (1978). First edition: Issued by The Science Fiction Book Club with the code (I 03) on page 300. Hardcover. Light soiling to the top page edges, otherwise near fine in illustrated dust jacket. 
A collection of fifteen sf/fantasy stories with an introduction by Poul Anderson. Jacket painting by Richard V. Corben. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4713 De Camp, L. Sprague THE UNBEHEADED KING
New York: Del Rey, (1983). 0345307739 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A lighthearted fantasy adventure by the very popular author of over 95 sf and fantasy titles. Cover painting by Darrell K. Sweet. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4714 De Camp, L. Sprague LEST DARKNESS FALL
New York: Ballantine Books, No date. Book club edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. With the code ''J 40'' on page 181. Jacket code, 3358. Hardcover. Fine, in plum boards with black spine lettering; in a lightly rubbed and mildly age-toned, near fine, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Gary Viskupic. 
"This classic of alternate history, about a modern-day man suddenly transported to late imperial Rome--and determined to stave off the onset of the Dark Ages--is as fresh, witty and full of surprises as it was 55 years ago." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4715 de Camp, L. Sprague THE SEARCH FOR ZEI
New York: Avalon Books, (1962). B000FX2V7W First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Foxing to page edges, mild browning and bumping to cover edges, minor soiling to page edges, thus very good; in a faintly foxed, mildly soiled and rubbed, very good plus illustrated dust jacket. 
The first half, slightly expanded, of the "The Hand of Zei," which first appeared as a four-part serial in Astounding Science Fiction beginning in October of 1950. Jacket art by Ed Emshwiller. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4716 de Camp, L. Sprague & Catherine Crook THE PIXILATED PEERESS
New York: Del Rey/Ballantine Books, (1991). 0345367324 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket painting by Romas. 
Collaboration between the husband and wife team is a "humorous/satiric fantasy novel set in the same world as THE INCORPORATED KNIGHT."--Locus Magazine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4717 de Camp, L. Sprague & Pratt, Fletcher THE CASTLE OF IRON: A Science Fantasy Adventure
New York: Gnome Press, (1950). First edition. 5,000 copies printed. This binding variant has the Gnome Press imprint on one horizontal line on the spine. Hardcover. A near fine copy with embossed ''hippogriff'' device to the front cover; in an illustrated dust jacket with faded spine panel, and light rubbing to the front and rear panels. Jacket illustration by the incomparable Hannes Bok. 
Expanded from a 1941 UNKNOWN yarn, third adventure for peripatetic Harold Shea, sequel to THE INCOMPLETE ENCHANTER (comprised of "The Roaring Trumpet" and "The Mathematics of Magic"). This time Harold slides into the alternate world of ORLANDO FURIOSO! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4718 De Camp, L. Sprague and Pratt, Fletcher THE COMPLEAT ENCHANTER: The Magical Misadventures of Harold Shea
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., (1975). First edition: issued by The Science Fiction Book Club. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Two popular novels are together in this special edition: THE INCOMPLETE ENCHANTER and THE CASTLE OF IRON. Jacket by D.K. Stone. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4719 De Camp, L. Sprague, editor WARLOCKS AND WARRIORS
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1970). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly shelfworn and rubbed dust jacket. 
This anthology of heroic fantasy is edited and contains an introduction by one of the old masters of sf and fantasy. Jacket painting by comics artist Jim Steranko. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4720 de Camp, L. Sprague; Frazetta, Frank, illustrator THE FALLIBLE FIEND
(New York, New York): A Signet Book from New American Library, (1973). First edition: a paperback original. Signet #Q5370; cover price, $.95. Mass market paperback. Age-toned within, faint rubber-stamp to top edge, else fine, unread; spectacular, moody cover painting depicts a walrus-faced, scaly, taloned demon, grasping a spiky mace, crouching by a small table displaying a glowing gem, books scattered at his feet. 
Comic-fantasy, one of de Camp's strong suits, set in the imaginary world of Novaria, the setting also for his THE GOBLIN TOWER, THE CLOCKS OF IRAZ, THE UNBEHEADED KING, and THE HONORABLE BARBARIAN. A sweet copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4721 de Camp, L. Sprague; Kirk, Tim, illustrator HEROES AND HOBGOBLINS
West Kingston, Rhode Island: Donald M. Grant, Publisher, 1981. 093798633X First edition: one of 1250 copies SIGNED by the author, and by illustrator Kirk. Hardcover. Fine in a brown binding with gilt lettering and illustrated endpapers, in a price-clipped, but otherwise fine and beautifully illustrated dust jacket. 
Collection of one hundred light verses by the versatile sf/fantasy veteran. Six striking full-color illustrations printed on coated stock inserts, doublespread b&w illustrated endsheets and designs and devices throughout by Kirk. A lovely production. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4722 De Carlo, Yvonne with Doug Warren YVONNE: An Autobiography
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1987). 0312002173 First edition, second printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Octavo. 264 pages; filmography and an index. Ill
The candid and witty autobiography of the late actress. The actress fully describes her romantic encounters with Howard Hughes, Aly Khan, and the brother of the Shah of Iran, she also names all the Hollywood stars to whom she said "no." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4723 de Catrique, Mark GRAVE UNDERTAKING
(Scottsdale, Arizona): Poisoned Pen Press, (2004). 1590581164 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The second installment in a series featuring ex-cop and reluctant mortician, Barry Clayton. Set in the author and Emmy Award-winning producer's native land--the mountains of North Carolina. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4724 de Coulteray, George SADISM IN THE MOVIES
New York: Medical Press, 1965. B0007E3PMO First U.S. edition, first printing. Translated by Steve Hult. Hardcover. Fine, in charcoal gray cloth with silver spine lettering; in a lightly worn, mildly age-toned, near fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. Tall octavo. 256 unidentified full-page stills. 
Notorious photo-study, a genuine oddity in the annals of film history, claims to describe "every form of torture shown in all movie houses, and the bizarre effects these have had on spellbound audiences." Some themes: Cold Steel; Rape; Bride of Gorilla. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4725 de Crespigny, Rose Champion NORTON VYSE PSYCHIC
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 1999. 1899562737 First edition, limited to 500 copies. Hardcover. Very fine in gilt-stamped burgundy; colored endpapers; in illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Linda Dyde. 
Half a dozen cases featuring the "psychometric" detective, Norton Vyse, originally published in Premiere magazine in 1919. Edited, with an introduction, by Jack Adrian. Sources and acknowledgements. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4726 De Felitta, Frank GOLGOTHA FALLS: An Assault on the Fourth Dimension
New York: Simon & Schuster, (1984). 0671507753 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a quality cloth-over-boards binding, in a fine dust jacket. 
Parapsychology meets the old mysteries of faith in this thriller by the author of AUDREY ROSE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4727 De Ferari, Ciro P. A STRANGE JOURNEY TO MARS AND THROUGH THE UNIVERSE
New York: Pageant Press, Inc. (1968). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
Author takes the reader on a journey to Mars and beyond. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4728 de Haan, Ellen Hirsch & Debra H. Lewin, editors SELF-MANAGEMENT: A Guide For the Small Community Association
Alexandria, VA: Community Associations Press, (2000). 0944715575 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
Quarto. 98 pages. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4729 De Haven, Tom DUGAN UNDER GROUND
New York: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Company, (2001). 0805057412 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with a cartoon illustration by Kim Deitch. 
This eleventh book by the author and comics history expert is set in the sixties and features Roy Looby, a counter-culture cartoonist much like R. Crumb. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4730 De Haven, Tom THE END-OF-EVERYTHING MAN
New York: A Byron Preiss Book/A Foundation Book/Doubleday, (1991). 0385260415 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Dated, SIGNED and inscribed "For.... Happy Birthday, earthman, Best Wishes" by De Haven to the tipped-in half-title page. The sequel to WALKER OF THE WORLDS and the second book in the Chronicles of the King's Tramp series. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4731 de Jong, L. and Stoppelman, Joseph W.F. THE LION RAMPANT: The Story of Holland's Resistance to the Nazi's
New York: Querido, (1945). First edition in English. Hardcover. Very good in blue cloth with a faded spine, wear and fraying to the spine edges, one bumped upper corner tip, and some offsetting to the map-illustrated endpapers; in an age-toned illustrated dust jacket with general shelfwear. 
A history of the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands during World War II. This account tells the story of German suppression and the heroic Dutch resistance; includes the role of the churches and the country's youth. Written during the occupation. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4732 De La Carrera, Rosalina SUCCESS IN CIRCUIT LIES: Diderot's Communicational Practice
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Draws on a conjunction of communication theory, philosophy of science, and literary theory to analyze texts from Diderot's own interdisciplinary corpus. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4733 de la Croix, Robert SHIPS OF DOOM: True Tales of the Sea
New York: The John Day Company, (1962). First U.S. edition. Translated from the French by Edward Fitzgerald. 192pp. Hardcover. Light wear to the edges, else a fine copy in black cloth stamped in yellow; in pictorial dust jacket with a trace of edgewear and one very short closed edge tear and attendant mild creasing. A lovely copy. Splendid jacket art by Charles Walker. 
Fifth in de la Croix's series of books on mysteries and adventures of navigation history focuses on sea-going disasters, both famous and little-known. First published in France as NAVIRES SAN RETOUR and in England as SHIPS THAT DID NOT RETURN. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4734 de la Cruz, Melissa THE AU PAIRS
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney: Simon & Schuster, (2004). 0689870663 Second printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"Designer labels and movie star names fall like hailstones in this trendy story of three girls spending a summer in the Hamptons, taking care of a superwealthy couple's kids."--Ilene Cooper. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4735 de la dominatrix, Contessa EVIL IN EROS
( New York/Toronto): A Stewart Gordon Publication, (1967). First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Hint of edgewear and rubbing, especially at spine head, very very mild offsetting to rear cover, else a fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps. 
"Lady X flogged him stroke after stroke, until she heard his cry for mercy: 'I will obey every desire--every every desire you wish to impose on me!"' Doomed love and lust in a TPBO, assuredly under pseudonym? 
Price: 125.00 USD
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4736 de la Fontaine, Jean; Miller, Patrizia, translation by THE CAT AND THE OLD RAT
Canoga Park, California: Orirana Press, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in blue cloth stamped in red foil with tiny rat to the front cover; no dust jacket, as issued. Small square 16mo. 
Appealing fine press issue of the Gallic fable, offered in the original French, in a literal translation, and in Miller's rendering; essay by Linda C. Fairbanks; and with an assortment (five slips) of amusingly fey Paw-notes, cattenda and rratta, laid in. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4737 de la Mare, Walter THE RETURN
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1922. First U.S. revised edition: one of fifty ''made for bookseller friends of Borzoi Books'' specially bound in decorated boards with printed spine label. Hardcover. Very good: previous owner's partially erased inscription to front free endsheet, wear to edges, covers lightly splayed, mild dust soiling to top edge, two tiny nicks to upper rear cover, age-toning to spine label; no dust jacket. 
"Arthur Lawford goes to sleep beside the crumbling gravestone of Nicholas Sabathier, a 17th-century Hugenot suicide, and awakes...his face, now transformed into the wolfish features of Sabathier."--Jack Adrian. Winner of the de Polignac Prize. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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4738 de la Mare, Walter THE THREE SILLIES
(Mankato, Minnesota): Creative Education Inc., (1991). 0886824672 First edition thus. A Creative Short Story. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full navy blue cloth with blind-embossed vignette to front cover, gilt lettering to spine; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. Book design by Rita Marshall. Jacket illustration by Etienne Delessert. 
A young man believes that his sweetheart and her family are the silliest people in the world, until he meets three others who are even sillier. Smartly produced series, each with stylish, well-designed typography and original, appealing jacket art. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4739 de la Mare, Walter, edited and with an Introduction by LOVE: A Garland of Prose and Poetry
(New York, N.Y.): William Morrow & Company, 1946. First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in passionate purple cloth with gilt lettering and decorations; in a very good plus, age-darkened, lightly nicked and somewhat rubbed illustrated dust jacket. 
"One of the great anthologies of the world...an encyclopedia of pieces about love"--Mary Colum. With an "allusive, experimental introduction" (London Times) by de la Mare. 822 pages. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4740 de la Mare, Walter; chosen and illustrated by Catherine Brighton THE VOICE
London/Boston: faber and faber, (1986). 0571139736 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in pictorial boards that betray a hint of age-toning; no dust jacket. Tall octavo. 
Illustrator Brighton takes thirteen poems by de la Mare and arranges them in a sequence that runs from dawn to night and offers glimpses into the lives of three children living in a shadowy house by a lake. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4741 de La Mare, Walter; illustrated by W. Heath Robinson PEACOCK PIE: A Book of Rhymes
New York: Henry Holt & Co., (1927). Early reprint. Hardcover. Gift inscription dated 1927 to front free endsheet, else very nearly fine, a lovely example, in satiny dark green cloth embossed in gilt with calligraphic titles and illustration to front cover, gilt titles to spine; lacking dust jacket. 
Evergreen collection of children's verse, in an early illustrated edition with Robinson's matchless pen-and-inks--one per poem--a tissue-guarded color frontispiece, and a title page portrait of a peacock and a dreamer echoed in gilt on the cover. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4742 De La Ree, Gerry, editor BEAUTY AND THE BEASTS: The Art of Hannes Bok
Saddle River, New Jersey, Gerry de la Ree, 1978. First edition: Limited to 1300 copies, of which this is number 1019. Hardcover. Fine; in a dust jacket with a faint hint of wear along spine edge, a small nick to spine head, a tiny closed edge tear with attendant creasing to upper edge of front panel, light rubbing all over. Quarto. 
Profusely illustrated in b&w. This book is devoted to the drawings of Bok, who made his professional debut in the pages of WIERD TALES in 1939, and who is one of only a few fantasy illustrators from the pulp magazine era to have stood the test of time. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4743 de la Roche, Mazo A BOY IN THE HOUSE And Other Stories
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1952). First edition. Hardcover. Small sticker removal scar to front pastedown, else a near fine copy in red cloth; in a lightly rubbed and soiled photo-pictorial dust jacket with mild wear to the extremities, a number of tiny nicks, short closed edge tears, attendant creasing. 
Collection of short works by the bestselling author of the "Jalna" books. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4744 de la Roche, Mazo A BOY IN THE HOUSE And Other Stories
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1952). First edition. Hardcover. Previous owner's neat contemporary signature to front free endpapers, else a near fine copy in red cloth; in a lightly soiled photo-pictorial dust jacket with some very minor nicking to the spine head. 
A novelette and nine stories of "love, devotion, sacrifice, humor" from the author of the popular "Jalna" series. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4745 De La Torre, Lillian ELIZABETH IS MISSING: Or, Truth Triumphant: An Eighteenth Century Mystery
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1945. First edition. Hardcover. Very good with wear and abrasion to extremities, foxing to page edges, agency sticker to front free endsheet; in age-darkened dust jacket with chipping, nicking, creasing, rubbing, splitting at flapfolds. Jacket art by E. Mcknight Kauffer. 
De La Torre based this story on the true accounts of this real-life mystery. Dedicated to and with a short preface by John Dickson Carr. Illustrated with plates on coated stock and two fold-out maps. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4746 de la Torre, Lillian; Gorey, Edward, illustrator THE DETECTIONS OF DR. SAM: JOHNSON
Garden City, New York: The Crime Club/Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1960. First edition. Hardcover. Modest bookplate to front free endsheet, else a fine copy in a mildly age-toned, nearly fine, price-clipped dust jacket. The jacket art depicting a bust of Johnson atop the title cartouche is by Edward Gorey. 
"A group of short stories, all mysteries solved by the great Samuel Johnson himself. While all the stories are bookish and literary, 'The Stolen Christmas Box' involves a manuscript in cypher and a library."--John Ballinger. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4747 de la Torre, Lillian; Gorey, Edward, illustrator THE DETECTIONS OF DR. SAM: JOHNSON
Garden City, New York: The Crime Club/Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1960. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine copy in a mildly shelfworn, nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket. The jacket art depicting a bust of Johnson atop the title cartouche is by Edward Gorey. 
Eight criminous cases solved by the 18th century lexicographer and his Boswell. "I call myself a 'histo-detector'...the crime scene in their time was rich and raffish, and afforded many an intriguing mystery to be fictitiously unravelled."--de la Torre. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4748 de Lancie, John & David, Peter I, Q: Star Trek, The Next Generation
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney/Tokyo/Singapore: Pocket Books, (1999). 0671024434 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Nearly fine; in a nearly fine dust jacket. 
'The Q Continuum pronounces that the end of everything has come, but Q refuses to meekly accept the end of all he has known.' 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4749 De Lancie, John and Cool, Tom SOLDIER OF LIGHT
New York: Pocket Books, (1999). 0671035959 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Two brothers, Owen and Harley Keegan, are among the few humans gifted with special psychic powers that enable them to fight the One, an ancient, all-powerful evil who plans to wipe out mankind, just as it once destroyed the dinosaurs. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4750 de Lancie, John and David, Peter STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION: I, Q
New York: Pocket Books, (1999). 0671024434 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
A STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION novel "starring" one of the television program's most intriguing and popular characters, known simply as "Q"-- co-written by the actor who plays the enigmatic trickster. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4751 De Lint, Charles MOONHEART
New York: Tom Doherty Associates, (1994). Reprint. Trade Paperback. Fine in glossy illustrated wraps. 
Sweeping epic fantasy tale of two young girls who are drawn into an enchanted land after discovering artifacts. Includes epilogue, author's note, and appendix. Trade paperback. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4752 De Lint, Charles THE LITTLE COUNTRY
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1991). 0688103669 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with mild creasing to the flaps. 
"An intricately structured novel, full of a wealth of detail about music, Cornwall, and things magical and arcane. I think it is one of de Lint's best." --Patricia McKillip. Jacket illustration by Darrell K. Sweet. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4753 De Lint, Charles THE LITTLE COUNTRY
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1991). 0688103669 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Fantasy novel by a master of contemporary mythmaking. Jacket illustration by Darrell K. Sweet. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4754 De Luise, Dom; Santoro, Christopher, illustrator CHARLIE THE CATERPILLAR
New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc. (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Oblong octavo. 
SIGNED and inscribed on a laid in photograph of the author. This is just the sweetest book, with gorgeous illustrations and a charming story about the meaning of true friendship, by one of America's best-loved comedians, Dom De Luise. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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4755 de Marchi, Neil NON-NATURAL SOCIAL SCIENCE: Reflecting on the Enterprise of More Heat Than Light
Durham and London: Duke University Press, 1993. 082231410X First edition. Hardcover. Fine in bluish-green cloth with gilt titles to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 
This collection of essays is the annual supplement to volume 25 of the History of Political Economy series. 372 pages; index; and contributors. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4756 De Marchi, Neil and Morgan, Mary S., editors HIGGLING: Transactors and Their Markets in the History of Economics
Durham and London: Duke University Press, 1994. 0822315300 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in auburn cloth with black titles to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 
This is the 1994 annual supplement to volume 26: HISTORY OF POLITICAL ECONOMY. 415 pages; references; tables; index; and contributors. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4757 de Prada, Juan Manuel; Antill, Paul, translator THE TEMPEST
(London): Sceptre, (1997). 0340750227 First edition in English. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Spanish art historian Alejandro Ballesteros travels to Venice to study Giorgione's "The Tempest" and finds the city affecting him more than he had anticipated. Though he goes to study the painting, he instead begins to find himself. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4758 De Quille, Dan SNOW-SHOE THOMPSON
Los Angeles: Glen Dawson, 1954. First edition, first printing. One of 210 copies hand-set in Bulmer types, printed on French Arches paper, and bound by The L-D Allen Press. Hardcover. Fine in multi-colored Swedish patterned paper with a white parchment paper spine with the title printed in green; in a fine clear glassine dust protector. Small octavo. 63 pages. 
Early California Travels Series XXI. "This biography of Snow-shoe Thompson, 'The Skiing Mailman of the Sierra,' is reprinted from the Overland Monthly of October, 1886." Preface by Carroll D. Hall, Curator of Sutter's Fort State Historical Monument. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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4759 De Quincey, Thomas CALIFORNIA AND THE GOLD MANIA
San Francisco: Colt Press, 1945. First edition thus. Limited to 500 copies. Hardcover. Near fine with some wear to paper spine label, and light corner crease to fold-out cartoon; in cloth-backed decorated boards; slyly illustrated with colored sketches from PUNCH, issues of 1849 & 1850. #3 in the Colt Press series of California Classics. 
Reprinted from Ticknor, Reed & Field's edition of De Quincey's LETTERS TO A YOUNG MAN AND OTHER PAPERS, published at Boston in 1854. The fold-out contrasts an English "Gold Field" (with flora providing the "gold") to the chaos of the American "diggins." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4760 de Regniers, Beatrice Schenk; drawings by William Lahey Cummings THE GIANT BOOK
New York: Atheneum, 1966. B0007DKKDM First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in red linen with black titles to the spine and an illustration depicting a man held in a giant hand, stamped in black to the front cover; in a price-clipped, very good plus dust jacket with spine ends rubbed and closed tears to the upper spine edge. 
The Caldecott Award-winning author selected a wide variety of giant stories, myths and legends and retold them here with a fascinating amount of giant lore. Delightful illustrations by William Lahey Cummings depict an unusual assortment of giants. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4761 De Santis, Solange LIFE ON THE LINE: One Woman's Tale of Work, Sweat, and Survival
New York: Doubleday, (1999). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A memoir of working on the assembly line at General Motors by an intelligent, funny and poignant journalist. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4762 de Segur, Philippe-Paul NAPOLEON'S RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN
Alexandria, Virginia: Time-Life Books, Inc., (1980). Reprint. Hardcover. Very light staining to the top page edges, otherwise a near fine copy without dust jacket, as issued. 
Translated from the French by J. David Townsend and with an introduction by Peter Gay. 295 pages with an index. Illustrated with a map and a portrait. Deluxe red hardcover binding with gilt lettering and devices. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4763 De Vries, Martin FRONTIER
New York: Ballantine Books, [1956]. First edition. Hardcover. Very good with slight spine slant, some light offsetting/foxing to endpapers, and tanning to pages; in illustrated dust jacket with some light rubbing, edgewear and age-toning. 
Scarce Ballantine hardcover collection of four short stories first appearing in Argosy, Saturday Evening Post and Zane Grey's Western. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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4764 De Vries, Peter INTO YOUR TENT I'LL CREEP
Boston-Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, (1971). 0316181986 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine, in an illustrated dust jacket that shows some mild age-toning, a short closed edge tear at the upper spine fold, a small corner crease to lower rear panel. 
De Vries novel which opens with this salvo from the raffish protagonist, Al Banghart: "It wasnít until I had become engaged to Miss Piano that I began avoiding her." Jacket art by John Alcorn. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4765 De Vries, Peter I HEAR AMERICA SWINGING
Boston/Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, (1976). 0316182001 First edition. Hardcover. Previous owner's name to endsheet, indented bump to front cover, else near fine, in an illustrated dust jacket with crease and tiny tear corresponding to the bump. 
"His writing is magic, humane, graceful, it absolutely sings. The book is pure pleasure, and I have nothing but enthusiasm for it."--Paul Theroux. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4766 De Vries, Peter SAUCE FOR THE GOOSE
Boston/Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, (1981). 0316182028 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a mildly age-toned, otherwise fine dust jacket. 
Daisy Dobbins is an undercover feminist out to study sexual harrassment in business offices, particularly that of Metropole magazine. To research it, of course, she must attract it--and thereby hangs the tale. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4767 De Vries, Peter PECKHAM'S MARBLES
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1986). 0399131884 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in a very mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 
Relentlessly highbrow novelist Earl Peckham sets out for America's heartland to find the three (!) readers of his novel, and meets bestselling pop novelist Poppy McCloud autographing books in Omaha and "neither love nor literature will ever be the same." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4768 de Wilde, John C. EXPERIENCES WITH AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN TROPICAL AFRICA; Volume One: The Synthesis; Volume Two: The Case Studies.
Baltimore, Maryland: John Hopkins Press, (1967). First edition. Hardcover. A very good plus set in slightly rubbed dust jackets with a few short edge tears. Illustrated. 254 & 466 pages. Two volume set. 
A study for profitable employment in underdeveloped nations. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4769 Dean, Abner WAKE ME WHEN IT'S OVER
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine copy in gilt-lettered black cloth over red-and-black illustrated boards; in an age-toned and lightly rubbed dust jacket with minor nicking at the spine head. A nice copy. 
A volume of sometimes sprightly sometimes snarly light verse on the subject of love--by the cartoonist/illustrator; accompanied, of course, by his own drawings featuring the usual contingent of the artist's famously naked females. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4770 Dean, Cameron PASSIONATE THIRST: A Candace Steele Vampire Killer Novel
New York: Ballantine Books, (2006). 0739476238 First hardcover edition, first printing, issued exclusively in hardcover by the Book Club. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In this debut paranormal novel, silver stake-wielding vampire killer, Candace Steele, has chutzpah, a smart mouth and a major chip on her shoulder. After a too-hot encounter with a vampire almost killed her, Steele becomes a Security guard in Las Vegas. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4771 Dean, Jan THE GARDENER'S READING GUIDE
(New York): Facts On File, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. Large 8vo. Foreword by Allen Lacy. Author and subject index. 
More than 3,000 annotated entries of garden and gardening books. Includes gardens in fiction. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4772 Dean, John W. and Goldwater, Barry M., Jr. PURE GOLDWATER
(New York, NY): Palgrave/Macmillan, (2008). 1403977410 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
Inscribed and SIGNED to the title page by John W. Dean, Nixon's White House advisor who was convicted of multiple felonies as a result of Watergate. After the birth of Barry Jr., Goldwater started a private journal which is the basis for this book. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4773 Dean, Roger VIEWS
(London): (A Dragon's Dream Book), (1975). B000GR6O2A Edition unknown: a square quarto trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine in slick, illustrated wraps. Text by Dominy Hamiltona and Carla Capalbo. Scores and scores of Dean art reproduced in full color. Still in publisher's shrinkwrap. 
Mind-bending collection of paintings (many reproduced doublespread), b&w sketches, architectural drawings, and studies by the gifted and influential artist of the late 60's and 70's, whose record cover designs for YES remain his most identifiable works. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4774 DeAndrea, William SNARK
New York: Mysterious, (1985). 0892961422 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A thriller by the author of THE WEREWOLF MURDERS. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4775 DeAndrea, William KILLED ON THE ROCKS
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1990). 0892962100 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
Matt Cobb investigates the death of the millionaire who was planning a takeover of the network Cobb works for. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4776 DeAndrea, William L. THE LUNATIC FRINGE
New York: M. Evans and Co., Inc., (1980). 0871313251 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A Theodore Roosevelt mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4777 DeAndrea, William L. KILLED IN THE ACT
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1981. 0385178247 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Bruce Schluter. 
The second Matt Cobb mystery by the award-winning author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4778 DeAndrea, William L. SNARK
New York: Mysterious Press, (1985). 0892961422 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A taut thriller by the author of CRONUS. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4779 Deane, Sonia NIGHT NURSE
(London): The Valentine Romance Club, (1960). First edition. Hardcover. Tiny green pencil dot to front endsheet, else near fine in grey boards lettered in gilt to the spine; in a very lightly worn illustrated dust jacket with a short closed tear at the upper spine fold with corresponding mild crease. 
Scarce nurse yarn about love triangles, nay quadrangles among the doctors and nurses at a hospital; from the dauntingly prolific Deane--the advertisement page lists nearly 50 titles "by the same author." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4780 Deaver, Jeffery THE VANISHED MAN
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2003). 0743222008 Publisher's reprint. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs battle a particularly gruesome killer they dub 'the conjurer."'--LJ. "Likable leads, a colorful supporting cast, fascinating scientific analysis, and a look at the secrets of an otherwise unknown world."--Mary F. Wilkens. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4781 Deaver, Jeffery THE DEVIL'S TEARDROP
(New York): Simon & Schuster, (1999). 0684852926 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a dust jacket with bullet hole-pattern design to the front panel. 
Deaver's fourteenth suspense novel is about a robotic machine which is terrorizing Washington, D.C. on New Year's Eve, 1999. Deaver is the popular author of THE BONE COLLECTOR and THE COFFIN DANCER. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4782 Deaver, Jeffery MORE TWISTED: Collected Stories, Vol. II
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Singapore: Simon & Schuster, (2006). 9781416541189 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
The multi-Edgar Award finalist and author of the filmed THE BONE COLLECTOR gathered 16 original mystery stories, including the highly lauded grift story, "The Poker Lesson"-- for this collection of twisted short chillers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4783 Deaver, Jeffery THE COFFIN DANCER
(New York): Simon & Schuster, (1998). 0684852853 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip and materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Deaver's second book featuring wheelchair-bound criminalist Lincoln Rhyme and his assistant New York City police officer Amelia Sachs. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4784 Deaver, Jeffrey SPEAKING IN TONGUES
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2000). 0684871262 First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in pad-bound wraps. Quarto. 
This title was first published in 1995 in Great Britain by Hodder and Stoughton. An uncommon advance format usually reserved for special reviewers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4785 Debin, David NICE GUYS FINISH DEAD
New York: Turtle Bay Books, 1992. 0679401415 First edition. SIGNED by author to the title-page. Hardcover. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Meet Albie Marx, a survivor of the sixties. A poet with a single bestseller to his name and diminishing royalties in his bank account.... Stuck in the mire of his blasted dreams and up to his red eyeballs in a murder mystery."--Julia Phillips. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4786 Debin, David THE BIG O
New York: Carroll & Graf, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. 
Signed by author. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4787 Debin, David MURDER LIVE AT FIVE
New York: Carroll and Graf, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
An Albie Marx mystery, featuring the hippest detective in contemporary crime fiction, a cross between "Philip Marlowe, Hunter Thompson and Henny Youngman." This time the unreconstructed 60's activist takes on Hollywood's most ruthless power brokers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4788 Debin, David MURDER LIVE AT FIVE
New York: Carroll and Graf, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
An Albie Marx mystery. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4789 DeCandido, Keith R.A. ANDROMEDA: Destruction of Illusions
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2003). 076530483X First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Bump and short tear to upper spine edge, else near fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Based on the television series; the continuing story of the starship Andromeda Ascendant and its captain, Dylan Hunt, who seeks to restore the Systems Commonwealth from anarchy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4790 Dee, Ed 14 PECK SLIP
(New York): Warner Books, (1994). 0446517704 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip and materials laid in. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
"Reading 14 PECK SLIP is like listening to a bunch of cops sitting around and swapping stories. It has the unmistakable ring of authenticity, plus the excitement of a well-written novel. Congratulations to former lieutenant Ed Dee..."--Dorothy Uhnak. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4791 Deeping, Warwick THE MAN ON THE WHITE HORSE
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Limited, (1934). First Canadian edition. Hardcover. A hint of fading to top-edge color, else a bright, fine copy in green cloth lettered and ruled in russet; in an illustrated dust jacket that shows some age-darkening and mild edgewear, and one tiny patch of stain to rear panel. 
Historical romance of Guinevra and Geirant set in the waning days of Roman-ruled Britain, this novel has been cited by legendary sf/fantasy writer Andre Norton as one of the medieval romances that sparked her interest in Arthurian legend. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4792 Deer, R.H. "AND THE WINNER IS..."
New York: Vantage Press, (1999). 0553129745 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine, if lightly worn, dust jacket. 
Tinseltown thriller, from the author of THE SHIELD OF ATLANTIS, THE AVALANCHE LIST, and THE MARIONETTE MASTER. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4793 Defoe, Daniel THE ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE
Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Co., (1922). First edition thus, first printing. The Universal Film Company Special Movie Edition. Large octavo. Hardcover. Wear to edges, rubbing to covers, some mild soiling to blue cloth shelfback and a dot of stain to lower page edges, faint scattered foxing within, a few spots of soil within; thus very good plus; in clothbacked pictorial boards; no dust jacket. 
Lovely movie tie-in issue, with blue monochrome stills from the 1922 film reproduced on coated stock inserts, b&w intext drawings, monochrome endsheet art, and a smashing full-color title-page painting. Harry Myers and Noble Johnson starred. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4794 Deford, Frank SPY IN THE DEUCE COURT
New York: Putnam, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Toning to pages, else a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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4795 Deich, Friedrich THE SANITY INSPECTORS
New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc., (1957). First U.S. edition, first printing. Translated from the German by Robert Kee. Hardcover. Textblock heavily tanned, discreet rubber stamp to front pastedown, else fine; in burgundy shelfback over black boards; in a rubbed, edgeworn, age-toned, very good dust jacket with a few tiny dots of stain to rear panel, horizontal slit to spine panel. 
A German psychiatrist and a clergyman must answer the question, both in their hospital and later on the battlefields of WWII, "What is normality in an abnormal world?" "Funny, fascinating, and frighteningly intelligent."--Sean O' Faolain. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4796 Deighton, Len LONDON MATCH
London/Melbourne/Sydney/Auckland/Johannesburg: Hutchinson, (1985). 0091618908 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Hardcover. Minor scuffing to covers, a hint of age-toning, thus nearly fine, unread: in photo-pictorial wraps. 
The third entry in the GAME, SET & MATCH trilogy. Loosely laid in is the publisher's promotional bookplate, specifically created for this title, SIGNED by author Deighton. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4797 Deighton, Len HORSE UNDER WATER
London: Jonathan Cape, (1963). First edition. Bound in gilt-black-blind embossed red cloth, with crossword puzzle endpapers. Hardcover. A much better than very good plus copy with edges showing a modicum of wear, top page edges lightly foxed; in a price-clipped photo-pictorial dust jacket that is very slightly age-toned and edgeworn. 
Secret File No. 2: a political-technological thriller involving drug-trafficking, neo-Nazis, blackmail and...skin-diving! The second novel featuring Deighton's now classic unnamed anti-hero--memorably portrayed on the big screen by Michael Caine. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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4798 Deighton, Len THE BILLION DOLLAR BRAIN
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1966). First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Near fine with a few dots of foxing to top page edges, and a production flaw that permits the glue to show through the rear endsheets; in a price-clipped, red-variant dust jacket that is mildly age-toned and betrays a hint of rubbing. 
This American issue is the true first edition of Deighton's fourth "Harry Palmer" spy thriller. Filmed by Ken Russell in 1967 with Michael Caine, Karl Malden, Ed Begley, and Oscar Homolka. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4799 Deighton, Len THE BILLION DOLLAR BRAIN
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1966). First edition. Hardcover. Very small area of pale damp stain to spine crown and corresponding area of top page edges; else, a better than very good plus copy in a price-clipped blue-variant dust jacket that shows some mild rubbing. 
Sequel to THE IPCRESS FILE and FUNERAL IN BERLIN, third adventure for Deighton's anonymous spy who was dubbed Harry Palmer for the Michael Caine film incarnations. This American issue is the true first edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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4800 Deighton, Len AN EXPENSIVE PLACE TO DIE
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1967). First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. A couple of dots of foxing to the top page edges, production flaw to the rear pastedown (glueing of hinges showing through the endsheet), else near fine in a lightly rubbed, price-clipped dust jacket. 
True first edition of Deighton's fourth "Harry Palmer" novel, with the publisher's printed slip, reading in part thus, "This Book Is Sent To You With the Compliments of OTIS NICHOLS." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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