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5001 Dixon, Norman & Margaret CAN YOU TELL ME?
Melbourne/London/Baltimore: Penguin Books, (1954). First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Mild tanning to the spine and the upper front cover, light age-toning to the pages, and a tiny spot of faint soil to the lower rear cover, else near fine in bright yellow-and-white printed wraps. 222 pages. 
A quiz collection with five hundred questions (with answers in the back of the book) covering topics including famous last words, heraldry, ichthyology, geography, literature, and much more, by the authors of TO TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5002 Dixon, Roger; original story idea by Basil Bova and Roger Dixon NOAH II
(London): Harwood-Smart Publishing, (1975). 0904507009 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in blue boards with gilt spine titles; in a faintly age-toned, else fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. Artwork by George Underwood. 
The first volume in the Quest series envisages a society dominated by machines where man is reduced to mindless dependence, and where one leader arises who dares to challenge the system. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5003 Dixon, W.J. and Nicholson, W.L., editors EXPLORING DATA ANALYSIS: The Computer Revolution in Statistics
Berkeley: University of California Press, (1974). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in orange cloth with gilt spine lettering tarnished; in a shelfworn and rubbed dust jacket with several edge-tears. 
Quarto. A series of papers based on a conference in 1971 on statistical computing, organized as a workshop, to examine frontiers of data analysis based on computer use. 409 pages including a citation index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5004 Djafer, Ait WAIT FOR THE ARAB BEGGARS OF THE CASBAH
West Los Angeles, California: Papa Bach Bookstore, 1973. First edition in English: Paperbound original. Rectangular offsetting incurred by a previous bookmark to the first few pages, very mild age-toning to the covers, minor creases to the upper spine and upper rear corner, else very good plus in illustrated, stiff stapled wraps. Tall octavo. 
Translated from the French and introduced by Jack Hirschman. A landmark French street-poem originally written in 1951 and based on actual events. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5005 Do-Ring; annotated by Gregory Pearson, with introduction by A. George Hall THE URGA MANUSCRIPT -- being the letter of Do-Ring (scribe of the Panchan Lama of Tibet), written from the Urga Lamasery, to Wing-On, his friend
(Reading): (The Pearson Foundation of Canada), (1949). First edition, first printing: registered edition. Issued to Dr. Margaret M. Stevens, signed and dated by the Senior Trustee, Pearson Foundation. Hardcover. Fine, in natural beige linen binding with gilt stamping; no dust jacket. Do-Ring's text printed in red on versos, Major Pearson's commentary on facing rectos, printed in blue. This copy SIGNED by introducer Hall with a warm salutation. 
Considered one of the most important spiritual documents to come to the Western world in the past two centuries. Written with the express permission of one of Tibet's greatest spiritual rulers, the Panchan Lama, in about 1921. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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5006 Dobbs, Michael WALL GAMES
(New York): Harper Collins, (1990). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
From the author of HOUSE OF CARDS. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5007 Dobles, Fabian YEARS LIKE BRIEF DAYS
London/Paris: Peter Owen, ???? 0720609879 First edition in English, first printing. Translated from the Spanish by Joan Henry. Hardcover. Fine in textured blue boards with gilt titles and devices to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
The first book to be translated into English by one of the most celebrated literary figures in Costa Rica. The novel is about an elderly man visiting the village of his youth. The visit rekindles memories, some of which he comes to terms with. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5008 Dobsinsky, Pavol; Edited and translated by David L. Cooper TRADITIONAL SLOVAK FOLKTALES
Armonk, New York: M. E. Sharpe, (2001). 0765607182 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in blue cloth with black embossed titles; issued without dust jacket. Octavo. 297 pages; appendix, map, photographic portrait, and bibliography. 
Pavol Dobsinky was an Evangelical priest and the most important Slovak writer of the nineteenth century--renowned as a poet, pastor, teacher, translator and editor. A representative selection of 50 Slovak oral traditions collected by Dobsinsky. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5009 Dobson, H.J., painted by; described by Wm. Sanderson SCOTTISH LIFE AND CHARACTER
London: Adam & Charles Black, 1906. Reprinted with slight alterations, November, 1906. Lightly worn at the extremities, else about near fine; rebound in three-quarter brown moroccan leather over tan linen, with gilt rules, gilt spine lettering, raised bands, gilt top edge, marbled endsheets; internally bright and clean! 
With twenty paintings by the Scottish artist, reproduced in full color on tissue-guarded, coated-stock inserted plates. The tissues bear the paintings' titles. 159 pages. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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5010 Dobson, Joanne COLD AND PURE AND VERY DEAD
New York: Doubleday, (2000). First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in wraps. 
"A rediscovered bestselling novel ignites an academic uproar, a media circus, and a cold-blooded murder--adding up to a perfect case for Karen Pelletier, Joanne Dobson's 'attractive heroine with the courage and wit to take on the toughest adversaries."' 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5011 Dobyns, Stephen SARATOGA SWIMMER
London: Allison & Busby, (1981). 0850317363 First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Mild tanning to the pages (as expected), else fine, in black cloth and an illustrated dust jacket. 
Dobyns' fourth Saratoga mystery featuring Charlie Bradshaw. Dobyns is America's hardboiled answer to Dick Francis. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5012 Dobyns, Stephen SARATOGA SWIMMER
New York: Atheneum, 1981. 0689111932 First edition. Hardcover. Very mild fading to the edges, else near fine in maroon cloth over red boards with gilt titles and rules to the spine; in an illustrated dust jacket with slight fading to the red area of the spine. 
"This is a high-class detective novel, and Saratoga is a beguiling setting--a tawdry throwback to some lost 1930s highlife. . . It's non-stop reading, and Dobyns gets it right."--Richard Ford. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5013 Dobyns, Stephen SARATOGA HEADHUNTER
New York: Viking, (1985). 0670804886 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A Charlie Bradshaw mystery from the author of DANCER WITH ONE LEG. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5014 Dobyns, Stephen AFTER SHOCKS/NEAR ESCAPES
(London): Viking, (1991). First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

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5015 Doctorow, E.L. THE WATERWORKS
New York: Random House, (1994). 0394587545 First edition. Hardcover. Previous owner's name to the front endpaper, else near fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The ninth novel from the author of RAGTIME and LOON LAKE is a haunting tale of post-Civil War New York City. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5016 Doctorow, E.L. THE MARCH
New York: Random House, (2005). 0375506713 Publisher's reprint. Hardcover. Near fine; in a slightly nicked, near fine illustrated dust jacket. 
"Rarely does one come across accounts of the Civil War as level-headed, generous and well-intentioned as E.L. Doctorow's challenging new novel."--Washington Post. Near fine 
Price: 13.00 USD
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5017 Dodd, J. E. THE IDEAS OF PARTICLE PHYSICS: An Introduction for Scientists
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1984). First edition. Embossed ownership seal of physicist Daniel Deutsch on the front endpaper, otherwise a very near fine copy in stiff wraps. 
Small quarto paperback. 202 pages, appendices, indexes. Many tables and figures. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5018 Dodds, John H., editor TISSUE CULTURE OF TREES
London & Sydney: Croom Helm, (1985)(. 0870554441 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
A study on the techniques and applications from plant tissue culture, with an emphasis on the technique of micropropagation. Some of the major groups covered are Callas Culture, Meristem Culture, and Protroplast Technology. 147 pages; photos; indexes. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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5019 Dodds, Robert H. WRITING FOR TECHNICAL AND BUSINESS MAGAZINES
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (1969). Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in a very slightly shelfworn dust jacket. 
A guide to technical writing with the aim of covering all aspects of magazine article preparation. Discussions include selection of suitable subject matter, writing, editing procedure, text preparation, publication, and more. Out-of-print. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5020 Dodge, Constance W. THE POINTLESS KNIFE: A Romantic Novel
New York: Covici Friede Publishers, (1937). First edition. Hardcover. Mild soiling to top edge coloring, a few pages creased at upper edges, else near fine in blue cloth lettered in gilt to spine; in a very lightly edgeworn pictorial dust jacket with a few minor edge tears and nicks. Spectacular jacket art still vivid! 
Historical novel of star-crossed lovers, one high, one low, set against the turbulent background of 17th century Scotland. Sensational jacket painting shows the lovers, he in Highland kilts, she in evening gown, embracing near a loch in the moonlight. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5021 Dodge, Constance W. IN ADAM'S FALL
Philadelphia: Macrae-Smith-Company, 1946. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows some mild rubbing, age-toning and edgewear. 
Cynical, embittered town renegade Miles Gascoyne and wild, eager Damaris Horn trigger an orgy of accusation and murder in this historical yarn of Salem Village. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5022 Dodge, Robert K. and McCullough, Joseph B., edited by NEW AND OLD VOICES OF WAH'KON-TAH
New York: International Publishers, (1985). 0717806308 First edition, first printing. Foreword by Vine Deloria, Jr. Introduction by the editors. Hardcover. Fine, in ochre boards with black spine lettering; no dust jacket. 138 pages, including biographical sketches. 
Anthology of Native American poetry. "Only the poet in his frightful solitude and in his ability to transcend chronological existence can build that spiritual bridge which enables individuals to travel the roads of man's experiences."--Vine Deloria, Jr. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5023 Doherty, P.C. THE SONG OF A DARK ANGEL
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1995). 0312136056 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"The eighth in the series set in England's fourteenth century, ...features Sir Hugh Corbett, a clerk and spy working in the court of King Edward I."-Fantastic Fiction. Paul Doherty, a prodigious author, has written over 70 books using several pseudonyms. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5024 Doherty, P.C. THE CROWN IN DARKNESS
New York: St. Martin's Press, ((1988). 0312017545 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly age-toned, else fine dust jacket. 
A Medieval Mystery set during the reign of Edward I. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5025 Doherty, P.C. THE WHYTE HARTE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1988). 0312023189 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Tiny tear to the heel of the spine, else near fine; in a lightly shelfworn illustrated dust jacket with two closed tears and associated crease to the lower rear panel, and a small tear across the lower front corner. 
Set in the fifteenth century, this tale of Richard II's death is the author's fourth historical mystery and the first to feature the narratives by Matthew Jankyn, a liar, ex-scholar, mercenary soldier and thief. A relatively scarce book. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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5026 Doherty, P.C. THE FATE OF PRINCES
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1991). 0312054297 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A hint of foxing to the page fore-edges and lower page edges, else near fine in black boards with silver titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with a faint line of smudge. 
The seventh in the Richard II and the Princes in the Tower medieval mystery series by the author and winner of the Herodotus Lifetime Achievement Award for excellence in historical mysteries. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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5027 Doherty, P.C. THE ANUBIS SLAYINGS
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312276583 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in gray boards with bronze titles and devices to the spine; in a fine dust jacket illustrated by Lee Gibbons. 
Doherty's meticulous historical detail brings ancient Egypt to life and creates an exotic background for political intrigue and murder in this third mystery set in Pharaoh's Egypt. The acclaimed author is also the headmaster at a school in Essex. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5028 Doherty, P.C. THE SERPENT AMONGST THE LILIES
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1990). 0312051549 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in red pebbled boards; in a nearly fine dust jacket with a faint soil spot to the spine panel and two half-inch tears to the upper edge of the rear panel. 
The seventh medieval mystery is set in 1429 war-torn France and features Matthew Jankyn, an ex-scholar, ex-soldier, lecher, thief, and inveterate liar. Jankyn is forced into the service of England and witnesses the drama of Joan of Arc. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5029 Doherty, P.C. THE ASSASSIN IN THE GREENWOOD
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1994). 0312115547 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The seventh mystery featuring Hugh Corbett, chief clerk and spy for Edward I in the fourteenth century from the author of SPY IN CHANCERY. While Corbett's agents try to stave off an invasion in Paris, Robin of Locksley returns to cause havoc in England. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5030 Doherty, Paul THE GODLESS MAN
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., (2002). 0786709952 First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Near fine in printed gray wraps. 
An Alexander the Great mystery by the author of THE MASK OF RA and THE HOUSE OF DEATH. Paul Doherty also writes historical mysteries as P.C. Doherty, Paul Harding, and Michael Clynes. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5031 Doig, Ivan PRAIRIE NOCTURNE
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Singapore: Scribner, (2003). 0743201353 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Doig does his usual splendid job of interweaving several time frames to bring alive American history and to chart the evolving relationships of thorny, independent people who love fiercely but never go easy on one another."--Kirkus. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5032 Doig, Ivan WINTER BROTHERS: A Season at the Edge of America
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1980). 0151971862 First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket. 
SIGNED and inscribed by the author to the title-page. Doig evokes the Pacific Northwest via the diaries of an early settler--James Gilchrist Swan--which he juxtaposes with excerpts from his own journal. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5033 Doig, Ivan THE SEA RUNNERS
New York: Atheneum, 1982. 0689113021 First edition. SIGNED by Doig to the title-page. Hardcover. Corner tips very mildly bumped, else a very nearly fine copy in cloth-backed boards; in faintly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with wraparound artwork by Paul Bacon. 
"THE SEA RUNNERS has all the grace, charm, and spaciousness of his book on Montana, THIS HOUSE OF SKY... The sea, wind, space, are palpable in this exquisitely worked book."--Thomas Keneally. Perhaps Doig's most elusive title. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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5034 Doig, Ivan DANCING AT THE RASCAL FAIR
New York: Atheneum, 1987. 0689117647 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. A trade-sized paperback. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
First appearance of the novel by the author of THIS HOUSE OF SKY and ENGLISH CREEK. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5035 Doig, Ivan RIDE WITH ME, MARIAH MONTANA
New York: Atheneum, 1990. 0689120192 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Third book in Doig's trilogy begun with ENGLISH CREEK and DANCING AT THE RASCAL FAIR brings Jick McCaskill into our own time--1989, in the summer of Montana's centennial. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5036 Doig, Ivan HEART EARTH
New York: Atheneum, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
This companion to Doig's classic memoir, THIS HOUSE OF SKY, tells the saga of the Doigs' journey from a defense housing project in boomtime Arizona to the high country of their Montana origins. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5037 Dolan, Edward F., Jr. GREAT MYSTERIES OF THE ICE AND SNOW
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1985). 039608642X First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
This book explores the best of the eerie mysteries that have occurred in ice and snow including sections on the Abominable snowman, the ice ship in the Northwest Passage, and the hot air balloon voyage of the Eagle. 117 pp.; maps and photos. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5038 Dolan, Julie, Liz, Shiela, Monica & Lian SATELLITE SISTERS' UNCOMMON SENSES
New York: Riverhead Books/A Member of Penguin Putnam Inc., 2001. 1573222089 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. SIGNED on the title page by Liz and Lian Dolan. 
The five sisters--who live in four different cities and on two continents--discuss what they call the uncommon senses which they acquired growing up in a family of ten. The Satellite Sisters have been broadcasting their own radio show since April, 2000. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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5039 Doliner, Roy THIN LINE
New York: Crown, (1980). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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5040 Dollfus, Charles THE ORION BOOK OF BALLOONS
(New York): The Orion Press, (1961). First edition in English. Hardcover. Near fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
108 pages; with over 70 illustrations, 10 in full color. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5041 Domingos, J.J. Delgado and Nina, M.N.R. and Whitelaw, J.H., editors FOUNDATIONS OF CONTINUUM THERMODYNAMICS
New York-Toronto: John Wiley & Sons, (1973). First edition. Hardcover. A clean, fine copy in red cloth; no dust jacket. 
Octavo. Proceedings of an international symposium held at Bussaco, Portugal. 337 pages, list of participants, references, index, equations. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5042 Dominy, Floyd E., commissioner TECHNICAL RECORD OF DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION/TRINITY RIVER DIVISION FEATURES OF THE CENTRAL VALLEY PROJECT, CALIFORNIA: Volume I--Design
Denver, Colorado: United States Department of the Interior, 1965. First edition. Hardcover. Soiling to the upper page edges, three tiny machine-made holes to the back cover that have penetrated the text and continue through to the front cover (?), covers display some soiling and light wear, else a very good copy in blue cloth, lettered in gilt. 
Quarto. The project included Trinity Dam and Powerplant and several other associated dams and powerplants in the area constructed 1956-1964. 397 pages. Thoroughly illustrated with photos, maps, tables, figures, and many plans (two folding). 
Price: 100.00 USD
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5043 Don Vorderman, editor AUTOMOBILE QUARTERLY, Winter 1969, Volume 7, Number 3
New York: Automobile Quarterly, Inc., 1969. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine without dust jacket as issued 
Oblong quarto with illustrations and photographs in color and black-and-white. Contains articles on Corvettes, Edsels, the Lagonda LG6. 336 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5044 Donaldson, Stephen R. FATAL REVENANT: The Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, Book Two
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2004). 0399154469 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in textured blue over purple boards with gilt titles to the spine and gilt decorative device to the front cover; in a fine dust jacket with art by John Jude Palencar. 
Linden Avery has gone in search of her missing autistic son, whom she finds, completely cured and even outspokenly brash, in the company of a hale and hearty Thomas Covenant. The hitch, however, is that they now must find a hidden store of Earthpower. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5045 Donaldson, Stephen R. THE ONE TREE
New York: Del Rey/ Ballantine Books, (1982). 0345298985 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Embossed ownership seal to the front endpaper, else fine in an illustrated dust jacket with a crease to the front flap. Jacket painting by Darrell K. Sweet. 
Book Two of The Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant. To forge a new Staff of Law, Covenant and his companion Linden Avery must find the One Tree, only then can they stop the bloody sacrifices of the Clave. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5046 Donaldson, Stephen R. A MAN RIDES THROUGH
New York: Ballantine Books, (1987). 0345332997 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected proof. Proof. Fine in glossy white printed wraps. 
MORDANT'S NEED, Volume II, is the conclusion to the bestselling fantasy saga that began with MIRROR OF HER DREAMS. A scarce proof. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5047 Donaldson, Stephen R. THE GAP INTO CONFLICT: THE REAL STORY
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books, (1991). 0685388980 Book club edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club; jacket code, 17911. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Short sf novel introducing the five-volume Gap series, a space opera inspired by Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung. Afterword by the author. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5048 Donaldson, Stephen R. THE GAP INTO CONFLICT: THE REAL STORY
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books, (1991). 055307173 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine, with a tiny smudge to lower edge of front board, mild soiling to fore-edge, in silver-lettered navy-blue cloth shelfback over black boards; in very lightly edgeworn, faintly age-toned, else fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Sf novel of space pirates, first book of a space opera series loosely based on Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung. With an afterword about the story's genesis by the author. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5049 Donaldson, Stephen R. A DARK AND HUNGRY GOD ARISES
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney/Auckland: Spectra /Bantam Books, (1992). 0553071769 Book club edition, issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Hardcover. Soiling to page edges, else near fine, in a near fine illustrated dust jacket that shows some mild edgewear, nicking. 
Third book of The Gap Into Power featuring the further adventures of UMCP cop Morn Hyland. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5050 Donaldson, Stephen R. THE MIRROR OF HER DREAMS
London: Collins, (1986). 0345332989 First edition, first printing. Precedes the U.S. edition. Dated inscription, SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Cover illustration by Peter Goodfellow. 
"The most accessible tale yet from the creator of the bestselling Thomas Covenant series; a rich, fully rounded epic of love and lust, power and court politics in a mythical land. "--Ingram. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5051 Donaldson, Stephen R. THE RUNES OF THE EARTH: The Last of the Thomas Covenant, Book One
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2004). 0399152326 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in textured blue over green boards with gilt titles to the spine and decorative gilt device to the front cover; in a fine dust jacket with wrap-around art by Michael Whelan. 
"Donaldson shows that his epic series still has the power to surprise in this richly imagined start of a final quartet. The engaging humanity of his characters still compels attention."--Publishers Weekly. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5052 Donaldson, Stephen R. A DARK AND HUNGRY GOD ARISES
New York: Bantam Books, (1992). 0553071769 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket with mild lamination lifting, but is otherwise fine. Very cool space scene jacket painting by Stephen Youll. 
Continues the cycle began in THE REAL STORY and FORBIDDEN KNOWLEDGE. Morn, Nick and Angus find themselves pawns as schemes begat deeper schemes in the galactic struggle for the future of mankind. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5053 Donaldson, Stephen R.; illustrated by David Cherry DAUGHTER OF REGALS
West Kingston, Rhode Island: Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc., (1984). 0937986631 First edition, first printing, deluxe, limited issue: one of 1075 numbered copies produced, SIGNED by the author and the illustrator. Hardcover. Very mild bumping to an upper corner tip, else fine, as-new, in decorative binding; in an unprinted glassine dust wrapper which shows some yellowing and minor nicking and chipping at the edges. 
Elaborate, illustrated rendition of Donaldson's fantasy novella concerning a unique royal line and an unusual conception of magic. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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5054 Donleavy, J.P. LEILA: Further in the Destinies of Darcy Dancer, Gentleman
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1983. B000CCIYP4 First edition, first printing: Limited edition, SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in gilt-tooled full brown leather, hubbed spine, decorative endpapers, brown silk ribbon marker, all edges gilt. Still in the publisher's original shrinkwrap that remains unopened. 
Privately printed limited first edition personally SIGNED by Donleavy, exclusively for members of The First Edition Society. Color frontispiece illustration by Stan Hunter and special two-page introduction by the author are exclusive to this edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5055 Donofrio, Beverly RIDING IN CARS WITH BOYS: Confessions of a Bad Girl Who Makes Good
(New York, New York): Penguin Books, (2001). 0140296298 Reprint: Trade paperback movie tie-in edition. Trade Paperback. Fine, an unread copy in illustrated wraps with color photo-pictorial portrait of star Drew Barrymore from the picture. 
Donofrio's splendid, moving and amusing memoir was filmed by Penny Marshall with Drew Barrymore in the lead. This copy of the trade pb tie-in has been SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5056 Donoghue, Denis ORDINARY UNIVERSE
New York: Macmillan, (1968). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Former owner's name on front end paper else very good in a price-clipped dust jacket with light chipping and some shelfwear else very good. 
Philosophical analysis of the 'world' and the 'word'. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5057 Donoso, Jose CORONATION
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1965. First U.S. edition, first printing. Translated from the Spanish by Jocasta Goodwin. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth shelfback over green boards, with dark blue top-edge coloring; in an illustrated dust jacket with light edgewear, and a tiny area of faint stain to upper front panel. A nice copy. Jacket by George Salter. 
William Faulkner Foundation Prize-winner, and Donoso's first novel to be published in the U.S. "Donoso was Chile's best-known novelist and one of the leading writers of the Latin American literary boom that began in the 1960s."--Reuters. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5058 Donovan, Dick; Edited with an introduction by Richard Dalby THE CORPSE LIGHT and Other Tales of Terror
Seattle: Midnight House, 1999. First edition thus. One of 450 numbered copies. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Cover and author illustrations by Allen Koszowski. 
Fourteen horror tales all originally collected in Dick Donovan's rare publication TALES OF TERROR (1899), which was reprinted here for the first time in a century. This handsome edition is now out-of-print. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5059 Donovan, Frank WHEELS FOR A NATION
(New York): Thomas Y. Crowell Company, (1965). First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Very mild uniform age-toning to the front endsheet, else near fine in grey linen with green titles and decorations to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with a hint of rubbing to the upper and lower spine edges. 
Chock-full of vintage photographs and drawings--more than 100--and oozing with colorful anecdotes, this study of the automobile's role in America is a pop-culture delight. 303 pages; and index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5060 Donovan, Gerard SCHOPENHAUER'S TELESCOPE
New York: Counterpoint/A Member of the Perseus Book Group, (2003). 1582432236 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
"Part love story, part moral treatise, part theatre of the absurd, Gerard Donovan's first novel is a brilliant examination of the complexity of the human spirit . . . Donovan is a timely, inventive and welcome new voice."--Colum McCann. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5061 Doohan, James & Stirling, S.M. THE RISING: Volume 1 of The Flight Engineer
(New York, N.Y.): Starline, (1996). 0671877585 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a fine dust jacket with cover art, depicting battle-action in space, by David Mattingly. 
James Doohan, who played the role of Scotty on Star Trek, and S.M. Stirling, a veteran sf writer who has collaborated with Anne McCaffrey, Jerry Pournelle, and David Drake, collaborate and introduce ace pilot Peter Raeder. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5062 Doolen, Gary; Ecke, Robert; Holm, Darryl; and Steinberg, Victor ADVANCES IN FLUID TURBULENCE: Proceedings of the Eighth Annual International Conference of the Center for Nonlinear Studies; Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA, May16-20, 1988
Amsterdam/Oxford/New York/Tokyo: North-Holland, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Uniform discoloration to the yellow cloth, with minor stains to the covers, corner tips lightly bumped, else a very good plus copy; no dust jacket. 
Quarto. Special Volume of Physica D: Vol. 37 (1989) Nos. 1-3. 564 pages; list of contributors and an index. Illustrated with figures and color plates. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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5063 Dooling, Richard BET YOUR LIFE
(New York): HarperCollins Publishers, (2002). 0060505397 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in fine dust jacket. 
By the author of WHITE MAN'S GRAVE, CRITICAL CARE, and BRAIN STORM. "Richard Dooling is one of the finest novelists now working in America, and BET YOUR LIFE shows him at the absolute top of his game."--Stephen King. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5064 Doolittle, Jerome THE BOMBING OFFICER
New York: E.P. Dutton, (1982). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Author's first book. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5065 Doolittle, Jerome BODY SCISSORS
New York: Pocket Books, (1990). 0671707523 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Spine ends crimped, else near fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Doolittle is a former White House speech writer and U.S. embassy spokesman in Laos. BODY SCISSORS is his second novel and the first Tom Bethany mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5066 Doolittle, Jerome BODY SCISSORS
New York: Pocket Books, (1990). 0671707523 First edition. This copy has been inscribed to Edgar Award winning author Michael Connelly, SIGNED, and dated by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly rubbed illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Robert Grace. 
BODY SCISSORS marks the debut of sleuth Tom Bethany whom Carl Hiaasen called "the funniest thing to come down the Massachusetts Turnpike since Spencer." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5067 Doolittle, Jerome STRANGLE HOLD
New York: Pocket Books, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Tom Bethany mystery. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5068 Doolittle, Jerome BEAR HUG
New York: Pocket Books, (1992). 0671745689 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Tom Bethany mystery. Review copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5069 Doolittle, Sean BURN
Los Angeles: Uglytown, (2003). Numbered, limited edition: one of 101 numbered copies SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A new book. 
"Doolittle combines, wit, good humor, and a generosity of spirit rare in mystery fiction to create novels that are both engrossing and strangely uplifting."--John Connolly. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5070 Doolittle, Sean BURN
Los Angeles: Uglytown, (2003). Lettered, limited edition: one of 26 lettered copies SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket; housed in a black, faux-leather slipcase. A new book! 
"Sean Doolittle is a cult writer for the masses--hip, smart and so mordantly funny that the casual reader might be laughing too hard to realize just how thoughtful Doolittle's work is. Get on the bandwagon now."--Laura Lippman. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5071 Doonan, Simon NASTY: My Family and Other Glamorous Variants
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Auckland: Simon & Schuster, (2005). 0743267044 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
Childhood memoir by the window-display genius of Barneys New York. "Who knew that Simon--or anyone--could write about growing up in a gray corner of England with as much wit, charm, and dead-on smarts."--Graydon Carter. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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5072 Dorner, Jane FASHION: The Changing Shape Of Fashion Through The Years
(London): Octopus Books Limited, (1974). First edition. Hardcover. Lower shelf edges lightly rubbed otherwise fine in dust jacket. 
Over 200 illustrations with 70 in full color. Quarto. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5073 Dorner, Konrad, Ph.D. ION EXCHANGERS: Properties and Applications, Edited by Andree Fe Coers
(Ann Arbor, MI): Ann Arbor Science Publishers, Inc., (1972). First edition in English; from the revised and enlarged third German edition. Hardcover. Some marginal notations in the bibliography, otherwise near fine in dust jacket with some short tears and minor creases. 
Octavo. Includes a history of ion exchange. 318 pages, appendix, bibliography, index, text illustrations, photographs, charts, tables and graphs. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5074 Dorros, Arthur; illustrated by Elisa Kleven ABUELA
New York: Dutton Children's Books, (1991). 0525447504 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in laminated pictorial boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. Flyleaf of this copy inscribed and SIGNED by the artist with an original sketch. 
"An innovative fantasy narrated by a Hispanic-American child who imagines she's rising into the air over the park and flying away with her loving, rosy-cheeked abuela (grandmother)."--Kate McClelland. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5075 Dosal, Paul J. POWER IN TRANSITION: The Rise of Guatemala's Industrial Oligarchy, 1871-1994
Westport, Connecticut/London: Praeger, (1995). 0275951367 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in green cloth; no dust jacket, as issued. Octavo. 223 pages; bibliography and an index. Figures and tables. 
Examines the history of the economic elites who engineered Guatemala's return to constitutional rule in June, 1993. Dosal traces the changes in the country's elites from the period of the early industrial prioneers to today's neoliberal reformers. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5076 Doss, James D. STONE BUTTERFLY
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2006). 0312340540 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine dust jacket. 
In the 11th Charlie Moon mystery, Sarah Frank, the 14-year-old Ute-Papago daughter of Moon's late friend Provo Frank, finds herself wanted for the murder of her crotchety part-time employer, Ben Silver, in Nevada. Moon & FBI agent, McTeague investigate. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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5077 Doss, James D. GRANDMOTHER SPIDER
(New York, NY): William Morrow/HarperCollinsPublishers, (2001). 0380977222 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in wraps. 
The sixth Charlie Moon mystery. "I hope these Shaman activities go on for a long time." --Boston Globe. Charlie investigates a headless corpse which has been attributed to the legend of the Grandmother Spider. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5078 Doss, James D. THE SHAMAN SINGS
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1994). 0312105479 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Lisa Desimini. 
Author's first novel followed by THE SHAMAN LAUGHS. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5079 Doss, Manfred, editor PORPHYRINS IN HUMAN DISEASES
Basel: S. Karger, (1976). 3805522592 First edition. Hardcover. Former owner's name stamped (in small type) to the front endpaper and upper and lower page edges, else near fine in grey linen with titles in orange to the front cover and spine; in a near fine dust jacket with a name stamped to the front panel. 
Proceedings of the First International Porphyrin Meeting, Freiburg I.Br., 1975. 512 pages; figures; graphs; tables; discussions; references; and subject index. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5080 Dougherty, Ching-yi; Lamb, Sydney M.; and Martin, Samuel E. CHINESE CHARACTER INDEXES: Volume 1;2;3;4 & 5
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1963. 0520003462 First edition, first printing: Five-volume set. Hardcover. Fine and clean in red linen with gilt titles and rules to the spine; in fine dust jackets with cut-out circular peepholes to reveal the the gilt titles and volume numbers on the spine. 
This set of indexes has assembled all the Chinese characters in modern use, made them ready for conversion to code symbols and for code symbols to Chinese characters, established the standard pronunciations; and clarified relationships between characters. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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5081 Dougherty, Joseph COMFORT AND JOI
New York/Lincoln/Shanghai: ibooks, (2005). 059533590x First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine, in slick, illustrated wraps. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Part REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PAST, part MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATRE 3000, COMFORT AND JOI records one weekend in the life of a man suffering a "low-grade obsession" with real-life bosomy blonde bombshell, Joi Lansing. 
Price: 11.95 USD
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5082 Doughty, Louise AN ENGLISH MURDER
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., (2000). First U.S. edition: Advance Reading Copy, with publisher's press release laid in. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
Darkly comic tale of murder within a tidy rural community which stirs the ambition of a Rutland Record reporter. Doughty won the Radio Times Drama Award for her first play, MAYBE, and is the author of the novels CRAZY PAVING and DANCE WITH ME. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5083 Doughty, Louise AN ENGLISH MURDER
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., (2000). 0786707577 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
A quaint English village is shaken when a local middle-aged couple is found murdered. A young female reporter jumps at her first big story, and even eccentric Miss Crabbe, who writes mysteries featuring predatory snails, is not what she seems. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5084 Douglas, Carol Nelson IRENE AT LARGE
New York: Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1992). 0312852231 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket showing minor shelfwear. Jacket art by Steve Brennan. 
"To Sherlock Holmes, she is always THE woman...the late Irene Adler, of dubious and questionable memory."--A SCANDAL IN BOHEMIA. Fourth in the Sherlockian series featuring this "remarkable heroine."--NY Times. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5085 Douglas, Carole Nelson CAT IN A CRIMSON HAZE: A Midnight Louie Mystery
New York: Forge/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1995). 0312859015 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
The fourth Midnight Louie mystery by the author of the Irene Adler Adventures and the Sword and Circlet fantasy series. The black tomcat Louise is in Las Vegas where he is up to his whiskers in thievery and murder. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5086 Douglas, Carole Nelson KEEPERS OF EDANVANT: Sword & Circlet 1
(New York, N.Y.): Tor, (1987). 0312930127 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in a like, mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Steve Hickman. 
"Silver-eyed Irissa, the Torloc seeress, travels the gates between Worlds with her companion, Kendric the Wrathman, to return to her home world, Edanvant." Volume 3 in the Rynth trilogy. Volume 1 in the Sword & Circlet trilogy. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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5087 Douglas, Carole Nelson IRENE'S LAST WALTZ
New York: Forge, (1994). 031285224X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Irene Adler and her companions arrive at a French Cottage for some well needed rest and relaxation, but when the Parisian King of Couture comes calling, more adventure ensues. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5088 Douglas, James ZERO PHILADELPHIA
New York: Marlowe & Company, (1997). 1569247498 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A part techno-thriller, part political-espionage-suspense novel translated from the Swiss by Peter Edler. The first novel to be published in America by the Zurick resident and lawyer. James Douglas is a pseudonym for Ulrich Kahli. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5089 Douglas, John MAN DOWN
New York: Atria Books, (2002). 0671023926 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In the much anticipated sequel to BROKEN WINGS, Hollywood Jake Donovan is on the hunt for two missing persons when he stumbles into a terrorist plot whose schemers will do anything to take him down. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5090 Douglas, Kirk DANCE WITH THE DEVIL
New York: Random House, (1990). 0394582373 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Nearly fine, in an age-toned, else fine dust jacket. 
"A sometimes spellbinding, solidly commercial tale of Hollywood producer Danny Dennison, who as a boy is the only one of his family to survive a Nazi concentration camp."--PW. In Slide. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5091 Douglas, Kirk DANCE WITH THE DEVIL
New York: Random House, (1990). 0394582373 First edition, second printing. Hardcover. Mild splaying to covers, else fine, in red foil stamped black shelfback over black boards; in a fine, if faintly age-toned dust jacket. 
"Chronicles the rise to fame of a Russian-Jewish emigre in Hollywood moviedom."--Will Hepfer. Listed in Slide. SIGNED by the film actor turned author. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5092 Douglas, Lloyd C. INVITATION TO LIVE
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1940. First edition. Pale green cloth with title and rules in black. Hardcover. Two tiny tears to the crown of the spine, upper corner tips gently bumped, else a very good plus copy; in a lightly shelfworn wraparound illustrated dust jacket with light chipping to the upper spine and a closed tear to the upper rear panel. 
This copy has been boldly SIGNED by the author to the front endpaper. Dean Harcourt, of the author's previous novel GREEN LIGHT, sends a frivolous heiress out on a curious adventure that affects the lives of many others as well as her own. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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5093 Douglass, Sara THE NAMELESS DAY: The Crucible: Book One
(Sydney, Australia): Voyager, (2000). 0732265185 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration and endpapers by Shaun Tan. 
"Alternate history fantasy novel, set at the time of the black death."--Locus. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5094 Dowdey, Clifford THE SEVEN DAYS: The Emergence of Lee
Boston-Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, (1964). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Text mildly age-toned, else fine, probably unread in dark gray cloth with gilt titles, rules and decoration on a bright blue spine panel; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket with an age-toned spine, a tear to the rear panel, and minor shelfwear. 
Octavo. 380 pages; bibliography and index. With maps by Samuel H. Bryant. "[Dowdey] admirably blends fact and human interest in fine historical writing. This book is essential to any collections on American history and the Civil War."--Library Journal. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5095 Dowell, Coleman MRS. OCTOBER WAS HERE
(New York): A New Directions Book, (1974). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Satirical American fantasy, which takes place "out beyond the limits of the twentieth century," in "an outpost called Tasmania, Ohio." Second novel from the author of ONE OF THE CHILDREN IS CRYING. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5096 Dowell, Coleman ISLAND PEOPLE
(New York): A New Directions Book, (1976). 081120604 First edition, first printing. This copy inscribed, dated, and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. A few tiny dots of stain to fore-edge, thus a near fine copy in black-lettered brown cloth; in an age-toned and lightly edgeworn photo-pictorial dust jacket with corner crease to front flap. 
Third novel from the Kentucky-born author who commited suicide in 1985. "The kind of novel that can change a reader's life."--Bradford Morrow. "A masterpiece, both of the immoral and the immortal."--Faubion Bowers. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5097 Dowell, Coleman THE HOUSES OF CHILDREN: Collected Stories
New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (1987). 155840434 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth-backed boards; in lightly age-toned, mildly edgeworn dust jacket. Postscript by Bradford Morrow. 
"Each superbly crafted story in HOUSES OF CHILDREN reveals a master storyteller. One is captivated by the elegance, the shrewdness, the wit, and the remarkable psychological acumen."--Walter Abish. First book of stories by the esteemed Southern writer. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5098 Dowlah, A.F. SOVIET POLITICAL ECONOMY IN TRANSITION: From Lenin to Gorbachev
New York/Westport, Connecticut/London: Greenwood Press, (1992). 0313279446 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth with gilt titles, rules and borders to black panels on the front cover and spine; no dust jacket, as issued. 
A study dealing with the 1990s crisis of transition in the Soviet Union examining the effects of Lenin through the ramifications of Gorbachev's perestroika (his program of economic restructuring). 287 pages; tables; references; and index. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5099 Dowlah, Alex F. and John E. Elliott THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SOVIET SOCIALISM
Westport, Connecticut/London: Praeger, (1997). 0275956296 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine, unread copy in laminated boards; issued without dust jacket. 
Tall octavo. 283 pages; references, tables, and an index. A description of real-world models and interpretive perspectives on Soviet economic and political theory and practice from 1917 through 1991, organized on a more or less historical basis. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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5100 Dowling, Gregory A NICE STEADY JOB
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1994). 0312110359 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
An Italian investigator searches for a man's missing son in this mystery from the author of SEE NAPLES AND KILL. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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