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5201 Duncan, Dave ILL MET IN THE ARENA
New York: TOR/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2008). 0765316870 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"Complicated politics and family scandals twist through this tale of courtly intrigue. Aging gladiator Mudar of Quoin, shamed by the death of Mandragora, the woman he served, hunts for her killer. ...Fresh by matter-of-fact female supremacy "--PW. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5202 Duncan, Dave THE MOTHER OF LIES
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2007). 9780765314840 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"Heroes and villains charge toward a satisfying climax in the violent, intrigue-filled conclusion to Duncan's two-volume epic fantasy (after 2006's CHILDREN OF CHAOS), set on a dodecahedral world."--Publisher's Weekly. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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5203 Duncan, Dave THE JAGUAR KNIGHTS: A Chronicle of the King's Blades
(New York, N.Y.): EOS, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, (2004). 0060555114 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected Advance Proof. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
The third installment in the Chronicles of the King's Blades series returns to Chivial with sword fights, action, mystery and romance from "one of the leading masters of epic fantasy...who offers plenty of swashbuckling adventure"--Publishers Weekly. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5204 Duncan, Dave PRESENT TENSE
New York: Avon Books, (1996). 0380973251 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Round Two of THE GREAT GAME. Jacket illustration by Matt Stawicki. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5205 Duncan, Dave PRESENT TENSE
New York: Avon Books, (1996). 0380973251 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Near fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Matt Stawicki. 
The second round of The Great Game. Edward Exeter returns to Earth from the place he calls Nextdoor. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5206 Duncan, Hal VELLUM: The Book Of All Hours
New York: Ballantine Books, (2005). 0345487311 First U.S. edition, first printing: Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine in color illustrated wraps with fold-in flaps. 
An impressive debut novel by one of the astonishingly innovative members of the Glasgow SF Writers' Circle. God's book of destiny--the ultimate book of all hours, where fate can be re-written--is a book demons and angels are vying for. Magnificent tale. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5207 Duncan, Jane; Hedderwick, Mairi, illustrator JANET REACHFAR AND THE KELPIE
London. Macmillan London Limited, (1976). First edition. Hardcover. A very faint hint of shelfwear, else fine in a dust jacket with very minimal wear and soiling to extremities. Quarto. 
Set in the Scottish Highlands, this is a summertime picture-story of a little girl and her family, including her grandmother, known as "Herself", living on a Highland farm, and was written to accompany the winter picture-tale, HERSELF AND JANET REACHFAR. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5208 Duncan, Pamela MOON WOMEN
(New York): Delacorte Press, (2001). 0385335180 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
The short story author's first novel is set in Madison County, North Carolina and features three generations of women from the Moon family who deal together and separately with the changes and turmoils of life. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5209 Duncan, Pamela PLANT LIFE
(New York): Delacorte Press, (2003). 0385335237 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"PLANT LIFE is an American classic. Like OUR TOWN or WINESBURG, OHIO, it presents a compelling and moving portrait of an entire community . . . Never have the lives of Southern women been so well documented, so truly told."--Lee Smith. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5210 Duncan, Patrick Sheane A PRIVATE WAR
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2002). 039914885X First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in wraps. 
The Hollywood director and screenwriter of MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS also wrote a screenplay for his first novel COURAGE UNDER FIRE. This second novel is a military thriller, set at Fort Hazelton, Indiana, featuring Provost Marshall Meredith Cleon. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5211 Duncan, Robert PASSAGES 22-27 OF THE WAR
No place. Oyez, (1966). First edition. Fine in illustrated stapled wrappers. 
Anti-war verse first appearing in "Poetry" and "The Nation." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5212 Dundee, Wayne D. THE BURNING SEASON
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1988). 031201743X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine; in a mildly shelfworn dust jacket. 
First appearance of hardboiled private detective Joe Hannibal. "THE BURNING SEASON is an impressive first novel, ambitious but not pretentious, blessed with a voice as clear and pure as a midwestern breeze."--Max Allan Collins. Shamus Award nomination. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5213 Dunham, Geoff MUDLARK
New York: Henry Z. Walck, Inc. 1963. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in grey linen with front cover illustration in blue depicting a donkey peering longingly out of a barn door; in a fine dust jacket. A picture book whimsically illustrated by the author. 
A donkey draws the feed-cart at a zoo, and is laid-off when the zoo-keeper buys a truck. A charming story that enlists empathy as the donkey--too ordinary to join the zoo, tries to look like a zebra. The circus eventually claims him as extraordinary. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5214 Dunlap, Susan AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY DEATH
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1984). 0312257759 First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy; in a near fine dust jacket with short edge tears and light shelfwear to the spine ends and corner tips. 
The Anthony Award-winning author has SIGNED the half-title page. Dunlap authored the Jill Smith series and the Kiernan O'Shaughnessy mysteries and introduced Vejay Haskell in this, her second book. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5215 Dunlop, John B. THE NEW RUSSIAN REVOLUTIONARIES
Belmont, Massachusetts: Nordland Publishing Company, 1976. 0913124095 First edition. Hardcover. Light creased bump to the spine tail, and a faint scratch to the spine, else near fine in red cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; no dust jacket. 344 pages; notes, appendices, and an index of names. Photographic frontispiece of five revolutionaries. 
A study of the largest underground revolutionary military-political organization to be uncovered in the Soviet Union in the post-Stalin era, the "All-Russian Social-Christian Union for the Liberation of the People" or VSKhSON. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5216 Dunn, Henry G. SEQUELAE OF LOW BIRTHWEIGHT: The Vancouver Study
Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications Ltd., 1986. First edition. Hardcover. Small pea-sized puncture wound in spine crease, otherwise a near fine copy in dust jacket with attendant small tear. 
This detailed and comprehensive study looks at neurobiological examinations as well as ophthalmic, auditory and vestibular disorders in this long-term follow-up study to the effects of low birth weight. Out-of-Print. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5217 Dunn, J.R. THIS SIDE OF JUDGMENT
New York/San Diego/London: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1994). 015100076X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very close to fine, virtually as-new, in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. 
"Dunn makes a solid book-length debut with this near-future adventure-thriller that combines elements of both THE FUGITIVE and FRANKENSTEIN."--PW. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5218 Dunne, John Gregory THE STUDIO
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1969). First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus in black cloth, in a dust jacket that shows general light edge wear, minor age-toning and a 2'' x 1/4'' chip from the lower edge of the rear panel. 
Dunne, a screenwriter and husband of author Joan Didion, wrote this study of Twentieth Century Fox after having extraordinary access to the inner workings of the Hollywood studio at a time when HELLO, DOLLY! and THE BOSTON STRANGLER were in production. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5219 Dunne, John Gregory TRUE CONFESSIONS
New York: A Henry Robbins Book/E.P. Dutton, (1977). 0525223657 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very faint soil spot to upper and lower page edges, nearly fine in crisp green linen with gilt titles to the spine, in a nearly fine dust jacket with mild crimping to the upper spine edge. 
In 1940s Los Angeles, an unidentified murder victim is found bisected in a shadowy lot and nicknamed "The Virgin Tramp." Inspired in part by the Black Dahlia murder case. Filmed in 1981 with Robert de Niro and Robert Duvall. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5220 Dunnett, Dorothy QUEEN'S PLAY
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1964). 9997406362 First U.S. edition. Mauve cloth with spine titles and device gilt. Hardcover. Ownership name-and-address rubber-stamped to the front and rear endpapers, three numbers in red marker to the rear pastedown endpaper, else a near fine copy; in a lightly shelfworn illustrated dust jacket with nicks, rubbing, and short tears. 
The second chronicle of Francis Crawford of Lymond, this time he is chosen to save Mary, child Queen of Scots, from an attempt on her life while being reared among the elegant splendors of the sixteenth-century French Court. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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5221 Dunnett, Dorothy DOLLY AND THE NANNY BIRD
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982. 0394523768 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a like dust jacket with artwork by Fred Marcellino. 
Nanny Joanna is the eponymous bird, and the DOLLY, as always, is the sailboat owned by celebrated, near-sighted portrait painter Johnson Johnson, who secretly works for British Intelligence. Fifth in the series. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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5222 Dunnett, Dorothy THE SPRING OF THE RAM
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Light foxing to the page edges, else a near fine copy in maroon cloth-backed boards stamped in gilt, with map-decorated endpapers; in pictorial dust jacket. 
The second novel in "The House of Niccolo" series; a continuing series of historical novels set in fifteenth-century Europe. "Read it and you will be hooked."--Joan Aiken. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5223 Dunnett, Dorothy THE SPRING OF THE RAM
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine, with boards very lightly splayed, in maroon cloth-backed boards stamped in gilt, with map-decorated endpapers; in pictorial dust jacket. Publisher's promotional color postcard laid in. 
Book Two in the House of Nicola historical sequence of novels set in 15th Century Europe. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5224 Dunnett, Dorothy GEMINI
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2000. 0679454780 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Marc Cohen. 
The conclusion to the "House of Niccolo" series. Dorothy Dunnett, "historical novelist extraordinaire...the best writer in the genre since Sir Walter Scott" (Sunday Times), has been acclaimed worldwide for her scholarship, her skill and her storytelling. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5225 Dunnett, Dorothy DOLLY AND THE NANNY BIRD
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982. 0394523768 First U.S. edition, first printing: Uncorrected proof. Proof. Fine in red printed wraps. 
Nanny Joanna is the eponymous bird, and the DOLLY, as always, is the sailboat owned by celebrated, near-sighted portrait painter Johnson Johnson, who secretly works for British Intelligence. Fifth in the series. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5226 Dunnett, Dorothy DOLLY AND THE BIRD OF PARADISE
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1983). 0394523776 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a mildly age-toned, else fine pictorial dust jacket. 
Gifted young make-up artist Rita Geddes is the eponymous bird, and the DOLLY, as always, is the sailboat owned by celebrated, near-sighted portrait painter Johnson Johnson, who secretly works for British Intelligence. Sixth in the series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5227 Dunning, John LOOKING FOR GINGER NORTH
New York: Fawcett Gold Medal, (1980). 0449143171 First edition, first printing: Paperback Original. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Mass market paperback. Very good, with some creasing to spine, mild lean to the book, minor creasing to the covers, the customary tanning to the pages, in lightly edge worn illustrated wraps. 
Extraordinarily scarce in any condition, this paperback original is by the author (and bookdealer!) who shot to fame twelve years later with the bibliomystery phenomenon BOOKED TO DIE. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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5228 Dunning, John THE TORCH PASSES
[No place]. (A James Cahill Publishing Book), (1995). Second printing. SIGNED by the author, John Dunning to the title-page. Fine, in printed stapled wraps. Photo-portrait of the author to the inside rear cover. The first edition, limited to 200 copies, was produced to accompany the limited edition of Dunning's DEADLINE. 
Comic narrative poem whose central character bemoans the hypermodern craze in book collecting that elevates Kijewski, Paretsky, Grisham, Waller, "and some goddamn pretender named Dunning" over the modern giants like Faulkner, Hemingway, Fitzgerald. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5229 Dunning, John TWO O'CLOCK EASTERN WARTIME
New York: Scribner, (2001). 0743201957 First edition. One of 100 numbered copies SIGNED by the author, each containing one page of the author's original working draft manuscript tipped in. Hardcover. Very fine in three-quarter midnight-blue leather with titles and rules in gilt over marbled boards; housed in an exquisite slipcase of blue silk and matching marbled boards. 
Produced by the Santa Teresa Press of Santa Barbara in cooperation with Scribner of New York. This elegantly crafted special edition contains an original page of heavily corrected typescript that has been authenticated and SIGNED by Dunning. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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5230 Dunning, John TWO O'CLOCK, EASTERN WARTIME
New York: Scribner, (2001). 0743201957 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected Proof/Special Advance Reader's Copy. Dated and SIGNED by the author in the year of publication. Proof. Fine in photo-pictorial wraps. 
The author of TUNE INTO YESTERDAY and ON THE AIR: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio turns to the world of World War II era radio for this mystery of two on-air personalities searching for a missing man. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5231 Dunning, John THE BOOKWOMAN'S LAST FLING
New York: Scribner, (2006). 0743289455 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Spine ends crimped, else near fine; in a near fine dust jacket. 
The latest Cliff Janeway mystery. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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5232 Dunning, John BOOKED TO DIE
(London): Allison and Busby, (1993). 0749001011 First U.K. edition, first printing: A paperback original. Fine in wraps. Appears unread! 
The acclaimed first mystery featuring Denver rare bookman Cliff Janeway published in the UK as a paperback original. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5233 Dunning, John THE BOOKMAN'S PROMISE
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Singapore: Scribner, (2004). 0743249925 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The third book featuring bookseller-detective Cliff Janeway, who made his auspicious debut in BOOKED TO DIE. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5234 Dunning, John THE BOOKMAN'S WAKE: A Mystery with Cliff Janeway
New York: Scribner, (1995). 0684800039 First edition, first printing. Dated inscription, SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
There is a forged signature "John Dunning" to the title-page which John Dunning has pointed out, in his inscription, is "a real bad fraud". A unique copy with an interesting inscription! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5235 Dunphy, Jack JOHN FURY
New York/London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, (1946). B0007E8ZEW First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint offsetting to endsheets, else fine, bright, fresh; in black binding with gilt lettering against red blocks to front and spine; in a somewhat age-darkened, very very mildly edgeworn, else fine dust jacket. 
"A Novel in Four Parts" about the Irish immigrant working class in turn of the century Philadelphia, debut novel written by the former Broadway dancer who would become Truman Capote's longtime companion. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5236 Dunphy, Jack JOHN FURY: A Novel in Four Parts
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, (1946). B0007E8ZEW First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Hint of offsetting to the endsheets, else fine, a fresh, virtually as-new example, in black cloth with gilt lettering against red panels to front cover and spine; in an age-toned, very mildly edgeworn, near fine dust jacket. 
"Remarkable first novel, warm and strong, its unflinching realism saved from brutality by the author's compassion and restraint ...What Betty Smith did tenderly for Brooklyn, James T. Farrell harshly for Chicago...Dunphy does for Philadelphia"-- NY Times. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5237 Dunsany, Lord NOWADAYS
Boston: The Four Seas Company, 1918. B000CSYD4E First edition, limited issue. One of 500 copies produced. 29 pages. Hardcover. Very good plus, with a few bumps to edges, small crack to upper spine which appears to have been reglued; stringbound within green paper-over-boards with red paste-on title-block, printed in black; no dust jacket, as issued. 
"What is it to be a poet? It is to see at a glance the glory of the world, to see beauty in all its forms and manifestations...to hear at moments the clear voice of God." Limited issue hardcover chapbook essay by the Irish playwright and fantasist. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5238 Dunsany, Lord FIVE PLAYS
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1918. Later printing. In the Modern Drama Series edited by Edwin Bjorkman. Hardcover. Hint of soiling to the page edges, else fine in maroon cloth with gilt spine lettering; in an about near fine printed dust jacket with light rubbing, edgewear, a few tiny nicks. 
Comprises: THE GODS OF THE MOUNTAIN; "The Golden Doom"; KING ARGIMENES AND THE UNKNOWN WARRIOR; "The Glittering Gate"; "The Lost Silk Hat"--by the man "who has written at least two of the greatest plays of modern times."--Clayton Hamilton. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5239 Dunsany, Lord UNHAPPY FAR-OFF THINGS
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1919. First edition, first printing. Precedes the U.K. edition. Hardcover. Fading to spine, foxing to page edges, thus near fine, in full red cloth with gilt stamping; lacking dust jacket. 
Among the pieces in this "poignant volume" (Joshi) are tales inspired by Dunsany's visits to the battlefields of the WWI. Included: "Dirge of Victory," which was published in the Times at the moment of the War's ending. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5240 Dunsany, Lord IF: A Play in Four Acts
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons/The Knickerbocker Press, 1922. First U.S. edition, second printing. So stated on copyright page. Hardcover. About near fine, with fading and wear to spine label, wear to edges and covers, abrasion at corners; in a very good only price-clipped dust jacket: soiled, chipped, split at spine folds, nicked, age-darkened. 
"To praise a new play of Dunsany's is, to my mind, like commending a sunset as a satisfactory event, or expressing a favorable opinion of the beauty of flowers."--William Beebe, foreword. Time travel/alternate world play from the Anglo-Irish bard. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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5241 Dunsany, Lord SEVEN MODERN COMEDIES
New York/London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1929. First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good only, with rear inner hinge beginning to crack, but holding strong, light wear to edges, some minor insect nibbling to front cover, heavy chipping and age-darkening to spine label, areas of fading and darkening to covers; lacking dust jacket. 
Comprises: "Atalanta in Wimbledon"; "The Raffle"; "The Journey of the Soul"; "In Holy Russia"; "His Sainted Grandmother"; "The Hopeless Passion of Mr. Bunyon"; "The Jest of Hahalaba." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5242 Dunsany, Lord GUERRILLA
Indianapolis/New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1944). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good only: with felt-pen crossouts to front free endsheets--offset onto pastedown, light wear, scattered light foxing; lacking the dust jacket. A reading copy. 
"I cannot be sure enough that this violent story of mine of this little fraction of rage of a furious year will last to be read in the calm days that shall come after our war."--Dunsany. A tale of war and wartime, not a fantasy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5243 Dunsany, Lord THE SWORD OF WELLERAN and Other Tales of Enchantment
New York: The Devin-Adair Company, 1954. B0007E24FI First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine: bookplate to pastedown, minor crimp to spine crown, tiny chip to rear pastedown, penned note to title-page; in a near fine, lightly worn, price-clipped illustrated dust jacket with minor nicking to spine head, spot of pale stain to front panel. 
Sixteen stories selected by Dunsany and his wife from various earlier volumes, including THE SWORD OF WELLERAN, A DREAMER'S TALES, FIFTY-ONE TALES, THE BOOK OF WONDER, TALES OF WONDER, et alia. Line drawings by Robert Barrell. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5244 Dunsany, Lord TALES OF THREE HEMISPHERES
Philadelphia: Owlswick Press, 1976. 0913896063 First edition thus. Dated and SIGNED by Tim Kirk, the illustrator. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-stamped red cloth; in a very nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket with a hint of edge wear. 
Collection of tales originally published in 1919 and reprinted here for the first time in 50 years. With introduction by H.P. Lovecraft and illustrations (including color frontispiece) by Tim Kirk. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5245 Dunsany, Lord PLAYS OF GODS AND MEN
Boston: John W. Luce & Company, (1917). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Minor shelfwear, else very good; black cloth spine over maroon paper-covered boards, gilt-stamped titles; lacking the dust jacket. 
Collects the Anglo-Irish fabulist's plays: THE LAUGHTER OF THE GODS; "The Queen's Enemies"; THE TENTS OF THE ARABS; and "A Night at the Inn." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5246 Dunsing, Dee SWAMP SHADOWS
New York/London/Toronto: Longmans, Green and Co., 1948. First edition. Hardcover. Mild bump to upper and lower edges of rear cover, light wear to extremities, else near fine; in an illustrated dust jacket with shallow chipping and nicking with associated creases, light rubbing. 
Juvenile adventure yarn of young Florida pioneers set against the backdrop of the Second Seminole War. Illustrations, including endsheet doublespreads, by Ralph Ray, Jr. Dunsing also wrote WAR CHANT and THE SEMINOLE TRAIL. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5247 Duong, Thu Huong PARADISE OF THE BLIND
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1993). 0688114458 First U.S. edition, first printing. Translated from the Vietnamese by Phan Huy Duong and Nina McPherson. Hardcover. Very mild age-toning to the endpapers, spine lettering slightly rubbed, still near fine in blue cloth over cream boards with titles in cream to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
"Huong is unmatched in her ability to capture the small details of ordinary life. Her characters are not the awesome agents of American failure in Vietnam, but ordinary men and women whose only weapon...is infinite endurance."--Hue-Tam Ho Tai. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5248 Durand, Loup DADDY
New York: Villard Books, 1988. 0394570480 First U.S. edition, first printing. Translated by J. Maxwell Brownjohn. Nearly fine in red-foil stamped black cloth shelfback over charcoal gray boards; in a faintly age-toned, else fine, as-new photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
"Unique...the depth and texture of le Carre, yet the tension of Frederick Forsyth"--William Diehl. "He's a genius. He has the key to $350 million dollars locked in his head. He's being hunted by the Nazis. He's eleven years old."--jacket blurb. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5249 Durant, Will and Ariel THE AGE OF NAPOLEON
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1975. 067121988x First edition, first printing. SIGNED by both authors! Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Tall octavo. 872 pages; notes, index, bibliography. Illustrated. 
The 11th and final volume in Will and Ariel Durant's Story of Civilization series. This volume covers European Civilization from 1789 to 1815. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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5250 Durban, Pam SO FAR BACK
New York: Picador USA, (2000). First edition: Advance Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in slick, illustrated wraps, with promotional photo of Durban laid in. 
"A novel of two Charleston families--one white, one black--and the secret that binds them." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5251 Durbridge, Francis A GAME OF MURDER
(Dunton Green, Seven Oaks, Kent): Coronet Books/Hodder and Stoughton, (1977). First paperback edition. Hardcover. Front cover mildly rubbed, else near fine in pictorial wraps featuring an illustration that includes the likeness of actor Paul Douglas by Keay. 
When Tom Dawson dies in a golfing accident, his son Harry is convinced that there is foul play. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5252 Durbridge, Francis PORTRAIT OF ALISON
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1962). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good plus; in a very good, illustrated dust jacket that shows some dampstaining to the flaps and portions of the back and front panels, with mild wear, rubbing, nicks, and several short edge tears. 
PORTRAIT OF ALISON was first made into a film and released under the same title (known as "Postmark for Danger" in the U.S.). Starred Robert Beatty, Terry Moore and William Sylvester. This is the novel based on the film and the earlier BBC TV serial. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5253 Durbridge, Francis PORTRAIT OF ALISON
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1962). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine, price-clipped illustrated dust jacket with a few nicks to the edges and one short closed tear. 
PORTRAIT OF ALISON was first made into a film and released under the same title (known as "Postmark for Danger" in the U.S.). Starred Robert Beatty, Terry Moore and William Sylvester. This is the novel based on the film and the earlier BBC TV serial. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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5254 Durbridge, Francis PAUL TEMPLE AND THE HARKDALE ROBBERY
London: White Lion Publishers Limited, (1976). First hardcover edition, first printing. Hardcover. Significant lean to the spine, minor marginal dampstains to the front endpaper, inked numbers to the copyright page, mild creasing to pages, else very good; in a very good plus, photo-pictorial dust jacket showing some wear and rubbing. 
Paul Temple is an amateur private detective and author of crime fiction who has been featured in radio serials, television episodes, film, as well as novels. Quite scarce! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5255 Durden, Kent FLIGHT TO FREEDOM
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1974). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket with light edge wear. 
Illustrations by Juan Barberis. A golden eagle's new wild life. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5256 Durham, James THE DARK WINDOW
(Downey, CA.): Angel Town Press, (1993). 0963788108 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. Illustrated with black-and-white drawings by Steve Rogers. 
A trade paperback original of the author's first book, a noir mystery set in Southern California, West Texas, and Mexico. Praised by Kent Anderson and James Crumley. This copy has been SIGNED and dated by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5257 Durie, Mark; Ross, Malcolm, editors THE COMPARATIVE METHOD REVIEWED: Regularity and Irregularity in Language Change
New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. 0195066073 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Draws together studies by scholars engaged in historical reconstruction of languages, all focusing on the subject of regularity and irregularity in the comparative method. A wide range of languages is represented. Language index, subject index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5258 Durieux, Caroline; Text by Richard Cox CAROLINE DURIEUX: Lithographs of the Thirties and Forties
Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, (1977). 0807103721 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. [85] pages. 
The fifty-eight lithographs, brought together and organized into three sections: "Latin America"; "New Orleans"; and "The Tragic Spirit", provide a comprehensive summary of Ms. Durieux's work during the thirties and forties. A handsome book. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5259 Durrant, Digby WITH MY LITTLE EYE
London: Gollancz, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Lower corner tips slightly bumped else fine in dust jacket. 
The author's first mystery. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5260 Durrant, Digby WITH MY LITTLE EYE
New York: St. Martin's, (1977). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket missing one tiny chip. 
Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. Author's first mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5261 Durrell, Gerald FILLETS OF PLAICE
New York: The Viking Press, (1971). 0140043381 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Mild soiling to the upper shelf edges, else a near fine copy; in a near fine dust jacket with tiny nicks to the upper spine edge and a minor wrinkle to the upper rear panel. 
Collection of writings derived from the author's own vast variety of eccentric adventures with animals and people. Laid into this copy is an abridged report from a meeting of The Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust which includes an address by Durrell. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5262 Durrell, Gerald GOLDEN BATS & PINK PIGEONS
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1977). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Light soiling to the top page edges, else near fine in dust jacket with a minor scratch to the front panel. 
A journey to the flora and fauna of the unique island of Mauritius. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5263 Durrell, Lawrence THE BLACK BOOK
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1960. First U.S. edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Black cloth with gilt-embossed spine titles. Hardcover. Small ownership label to the front pastedown endpaper, faint strip of stain to the fore-edge pages, minor wear to the spine ends, else near fine; in a lightly shelfworn dust jacket with tiny tears and nicks to the crown. The jacket is not price-clipped. 
Originally published in Paris by the Obelisk Press (1938), this is the initial U.S. appearance of "the first piece of work by a new English writer to give me any hope for the future of prose fiction."--T.S. Eliot. Durrell's first novel. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5264 Durrell, Lawrence THE RED LIMBO LINGO: A Poetry Notebook
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1971. First edition, U.S. issue. Hardcover. Fine in acetate dust jacket and slipcase. 
This is one of 100 numbered copies produced for publication in the U.S., SIGNED by the author. This is number 126. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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5265 Duvignaud, Jean CHANGE AT SHEBIKA: Report From a North African Village
New York: Pantheon Books, (1970). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Foxing to the page fore-edges, else a near fine copy; in a price-clipped and somewhat nicked pictorial dust jacket. 
Translated from the French by Frances Frenaye. With a foreword by Cecil Hourani. This copy is from the library of poet/critic Kenneth Rexroth with his name and address rubber-stamped to the front endpaper. 303 pages; appendix. Illustrated with photos. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5266 Dwyer-Joyce, Alice THE MASTER OF JETHART
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1976). 070915237X First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket that shows the ghost of a small price label to the upper front flap. 
Belinda McLean learns that the "mist-fingers of the Highlands can reach out from beyond the grave," as she seeks her destiny with the black Master of the house of Old Jethart. Scottish-set Gothic suspenser from the prolific Dwyer-Joyce. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5267 Dye, Dale OUTRAGE
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A novel of Beirut. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5268 Dye, Ira THE FATAL CRUISE OF THE ARGUS: Two Captains in the War of 1812
Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, (1994). 1557501750 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 368 pages; notes; bibliography; and index. 
Captain Dye tracks the colorful exploits of two very different men, Henry Allen and John Maples, as their separate paths take unexpected turns in an era of decisive battles and pivotal events from 1789 through the closing of the Age of Napoleon. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5269 Dyer, T.A. THE WHIPMAN IS WATCHING
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., (1979). 039528581X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in sand-colored linen with red titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket with wrap-around art by Susan Meddaugh depicting Native-Americans peering through a school bus window . 
Dyer draws from personal experiences while teaching and living on an Indian reservation in Oregon for this debut novel about a thirteen-year old Indian girl and her cousin adjusting to differences between reservation life and the white world outside. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5270 Dymmoch, Michael Allen THE MAN WHO UNDERSTOOD CATS
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1993). 0312093322 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a lightly shelfworn illustrated dust jacket. 
A Malice Domestic Award-Winner for best first traditional mystery. A gay Chicago psychiatrist and a streetwise cop are brought together by a murder. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5271 Dyrssen, D. and Liljenzin, J.-O. and Rydberg, J., editors SOLVENT EXTRACTION CHEMISTRY: Proceedings of the International Conference held at Gothenburg, Sweden, 27 August- 1 September, 1966
New York: American Elsevier Publishing Company, 1967. First edition. Hardcover. Physicist Daniel Deutsch's ownership label affixed to the front endpaper, American distributors label pasted onto title-page, overall a fine copy in pale green linen; no dust jacket. 
Octavo. A collection of papers from the conference and a summary of the proceedings. 682 pages, indexes, tables, graphs, figures in text, equations. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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5272 Eames, John Douglas THE PARAMOUNT STORY
(New York): Crown Publishers, Inc., (1985). 0517553481 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. A touch of rubbing to the extremities, else fine in a very mildly shelfworn dust jacket. 
Quarto. The history of the studio and its 2,805 films up to 1984 with over 1,000 illustrations. 368 pages including an index of films and an index of personnel. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5273 Earhart, Amelia THE FUN OF IT: Random Records of My Own Flying and of Women in Aviation
New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932. First edition. Hardcover. Paper residue from the vacated vinyl record holder, spine somewhat tanned, covers lightly soiled and foxed, else a very good copy in mauve cloth; lacking the dust jacket; and, as usual-- lacking the vinyl recording. 
Illustrated with thirty-one black-and-white photo-pictorial plates, this memoir is a splendid aviation history, cultural time capsule, and a cornerstone of women's biographies. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5274 Earle, James H. ENGINEERING DESIGN GRAPHICS: AutoCAD Release 12, Eighth edition
Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc., (1994). Eighth edition, first printing. Hardcover. Corner tips lightly bumped, else a very good plus copy without dust jacket as issued. 
773 pages plus index and appendixes. Illustrated washable binding. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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5275 Earle, John S.; Frydman, Roman; and Rapaczynski, Andrzej PRIVATIZATION IN THE TRANSITION TO A MARKET ECONOMY: Studies of Preconditions and Policies in Eastern Europe
New York: St. Martin's Press/Central European University, (1993). 0312094620 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Clear lamination lightly rubbed, near fine in printed green, laminated boards; issued without dust jacket. 221 pages; tables; references; and index. 
A usable guide for policy-makers and a scholarly study that examines the underlying differences and similarities between regions and between countries that affect their market economies, socio-politics, and privitization policies. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5276 Earle, Peter THE TREASURE OF THE CONCEPCION: The Wreck of the Almiranta
New York: The Viking Press, (1980). 0670725587 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
First published in England under the title THE WRECK OF THE ALMIRANTA. Illustrated with maps and facsimiles. 274 pages including sources and bibliography, notes, and an index. Hardcover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5277 Earley, Tony SOMEHOW FORM A FAMILY: Stories That Are Mostly True
(Chapel Hill, North Carolina): Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2001. 1565123026 First edition, first printing. Dated in the year of publication and SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Collection from the Texas-born, North Carolina-raised writer, who "writes his stories with care, word by word and sentence by sentence, and they are distinguished by their feeling for the specifics of lives lived in one place."--Charles Baxter. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5278 Early, Gerald, editor THE MUHAMMUD ALI READER
(Hopewell, New Jersey): The Ecco Press, (1998). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
300 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5279 Eastman Kodak Co. THE MODERN WAY IN PICTURE MAKING: Published as an Aid to the Amateur Photographer
Rochester, N.Y.: Eastman Kodak Co., 1905. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very small patch of rippling to front cover, mild soiling to covers, else a near fine copy in grey binding with gilt lettering and blind rules to front cover; printed on coated stock throughout; many photo-reproductions, diagrams; no dust jacket. 
Detailed guidelines for the early-era photographer and darkroom developer, covering "fully and clearly every point on which he should have information"--including some quite abstruse topics, such as "Fish, Photographing." Helpfully indexed. 190 pages. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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5280 Eastman, Robert PENDULUM
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1979). First edition. Hardcover. Black remainder line across the top page edges, otherwise fine in dust jacket. 
The author's first novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5281 Easton, Malcolm ARTISTS AND WRITERS IN PARIS:The Bohemian Idea,1803-1867
London: Edward Arnold, (1964). B000JV78VY First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine copy; in a price-clipped, else fine dust jacket. Notes, bibliography. 
A study of the "Bohemians" that focuses on the literature and the art created in Paris between 1805 and 1867. Eaton argues that the effect of the writers on the visual artists was profound, and the image of the Romantic artist grew out of this influence. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5282 Eaton, Evelyn JOHN: FILM STAR
London/Edinburgh/Paris/Melbourne/Toronto/New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd., (1937). First edition. Exquisitely illustrated in black-and-white (line drawings within) and color (4 plates and jacket) by Jack Matthew and Maximilen Vox. Nearly fine, with owner's dated (1939) inscription to front endsheet, mild offsetting to endsheets; jacket shows edgewear, nicking, chipping to spine ends, closed tear and crease to front, light soiling; but the jacket art is amazingly bright and intact. 
"Novel for boys" about a young English schoolboy on holiday in Paris who takes part in a film about the French Revolution. Extraordinary copy of a scarce title by an author best known for her historical romance of French Canada, QUIETLY MY CAPTAIN WAITS. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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5283 Eberhardt, Walter THE JIG-SAW PUZZLE MURDER
New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, (1933). First edition. A Jig-Saw Puzzle Murder Mystery. Hardcover. A solid, sharp, very good plus copy in green cloth with black lettering and black-and-red puzzle device to front cover; lacking dust jacket; accompanied by a 200-piece jig-saw puzzle solution, housed in an illustrated box--the box shows considerable wear. 
Understandly scarce novelty mystery/game! The puzzle box apparently had a spine panel linking the cover of the box to the box itself, but that is missing in this example, and there is evidence of a cellotape repair to the box edge. Still, quite nice! 
Price: 100.00 USD
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5284 Eberhart, Mignon THE MAN NEXT DOOR
Roslyn, New York: Walter J. Black, Inc., (1971). Book club edition. Hardcover. Near fine in ruby cloth stamped in gilt to the spine; no dust jacket issued. 
An entry in Walter J. Black's nifty series of Eberhart reprints. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5285 Eberhart, Mignon G. THE HOUSE ON THE ROOF
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1935. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pair of tiny nicks to upper edge of front cover, else a sharp, fresh, fine copy in textured red cloth with black reversed artwork and lettering, red top-edge coloring; in a rubbed, nicked, scratched, worn illustrated dust jacket with artwork still vivid! 
"A Class A mystery, which is precisely what we have learned to expect from Mrs. Eberhart."--NY Times. Deborah, under suspicion, returns alone to the scene where a gaudy diva was murdered--to the house on the rooftop of a Chicago apartment building. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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5286 Eberhart, Mignon G. EL RANCHO RIO
New York: Random House, (1970). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Her forty-sixth novel of suspense. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5287 Eberhart, Mignon G. NINE O'CLOCK TIDE
New York: Random House, (1977). First edition. Hardcover. Former owner's bookplate else fine in dust jacket. 

Price: 10.00 USD
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5288 Eberle, Irmengarde THE FAVORITE PLACE
New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., (1957). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, fresh copy in brown cloth with titles and cover illustration stamped in black; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. Charming jacket and interior illustrations by New York artist Susan Perl. 
"Irmengarde Eberle (1898-1979) wrote sixty-three children's and young adult books, including nature stories, biography and fiction, from 1937 to 1979." Three children and various pets lose and regain their "favorite place"--a garden house. A sweet copy! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5289 Eberle, Merab; Mitchell, Milton THE THOUGHT TRANSLATOR and THE CREATION
New York: Stellar Publishing Corporation, (1930). First edition, first printing: a chapbook original. Science Fiction Series No. 9. Chapbook. Penned checkmark and owner's name to front cover, otherwise virtually as-new, a near fine example, in stiff, stapled wraps. Frontispiece illustrations by Fisher and Butterfield. 
Entry in Hugo Gernsback's SF Series, not really a periodical, not quite a book provides a fascinating glimpse into early American SF. Eberle also wrote "The Mordant" ( AMAZING, March 1930); Mitchell appears to have vanished without a trace. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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5290 Ebersohn, Wessel DIVIDE THE NIGHT
New York: Pantheon Books, (1981). 0394520769 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
This is the second of three noir mysteries, by the South African novelist and human rights activist Wessel Ebersohn, that follow a Jewish medical examiner through the thickets of crime in a criminal society of 1980s South Africa. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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5291 Eberstadt, Fernanda THE FURIES
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. 0375412565 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Eberstadt writes with nearly unbearable honesty about womanhood, the passion and astonishment of motherhood, the distance that separates women from everything and everything else."--Susanna Moore. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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5292 Eccles, Marjorie A SUNSET TOUCH
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312283539 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Stolen art treasure is at the heart of this, the twelfth mystery featuring Detective Superintendent Gil Mayo and Detective Abigail Moon. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5293 Eccles, Marjorie A DEATH OF DISTINCTION
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1998). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Gil Mayo mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5294 Eckel, Edwin C. BUILDING STONES AND CLAYS: Their Origins, Characters and Examination
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1912. B000856WY0 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tape shadows to front and rear pastedowns, else a lightly soiled, mildly worn, near fine example, with some faint foxing within; in blue cloth with gilt spine stamping and blind-debossed rules to front and rear covers; no dust jacket. 
Numerous tables, 37 illustrations, including figures, diagrams, photos. 264 pages, plus 19 pages of ads. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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5295 Eckert, Allan W. THAT DARK AND BLOODY RIVER: Chronicles of the Ohio River Valley
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books, (1995). 0553094483 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Small bookplate to the half-title page, ''Christmas 1995'' neatly penned to the front endpaper, else near fine, with map-decorated endsheets; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket that has been price-clipped. 
In this day-by-day narrative history spanning nearly eighty years and peopled with fascinating characters, Eckert chronicles a turning point in American history, as colonists began the first great expansion westward into the Ohio River Valley. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5296 Eckert, Allan W. WILD SEASON
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1968. 0913428329 First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a pictorial dust jacket that is neatly corner clipped to the upper front flap. 
The classic day-by-day story of the wild creatures that live in and around a lake, in the quite spiffy U.K. issue. With seven line-drawing illustrations by Karl A. Karalus. Nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5297 Eckert, Allan W. THE SCARLET MANSION
Boston: Little, Brown and Company. (1985). 0316208833 First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with a hint of shelfwear and a slightly faded spine. 
The dramatic, lightly fictionalized account of one of the most diabolical and, paradoxically, least-known serial murderers of all time, Herman W. Mudgett, alias H.H. Holmes, with approximately one hundred and thirty-five victims. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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5298 Eckland, K.O. JAZZ WEST 1945 TO 1985: The A to Z Guide to West Coast Jazz Music
Carmel, California: Cypress, (1986). 0938995049 First edition, first printing, simultaneous trade paperback issue. Trade Paperback. Mild reading crease to the spine, and to the upper front corner, slight rubbing to covers, thus very good plus in silver wraps with red titles and decorations. 285 pages; reference. 
Warmly inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the front endpaper. Handy reference teeming with details including over 2400 individual listings with personal data, over 400 bands with personnel and discographies, addresses, memoirs and over 150 photos. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5299 Eco, Umberto FOUCAULT'S PENDULUM
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, (1989). 0151327653 First trade edition in English. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Another of Eco's massive cross-genre novels blending mystery, philosophy, mysticism, and wit into an unusually erudite entertainment. By the scholar/critic/professor, author of the surprising international bestseller THE NAME OF THE ROSE. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5300 Eco, Umberto BAUDOLINO
New York/San Diego/London: Harcourt, Inc., (2002). 0151006903 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
"A fantastical narrative...historical fiction at its best: smart, enrapturing, and authentic."--Booklist. Translated from the Italian by William Weaver. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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