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7201 Haycraft, Howard MURDER FOR PLEASURE: The Life and Times of the Detective Story
New York: D. Appleton-Century, 1941. First edition: third printing. Hardcover. Owner's signature to front free endpaper, very mild spine crease, else near fine in gilt-lettered red cloth; in lightly soiled, rubbed and edgeworn dust jacket. Illustrated with author photo-portraits; appended by a quiz and a ''Who's Who in Detection.'' 
Classic, pioneering history of the genre. Though this ground had been earlier (and notably) tilled by Thomson, and later by Symons, et alia, this is still an essential resource, and should be on every mystery enthusiast's reference shelf. A nice copy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7202 Haycraft, Molly Costain COUNTESS CARROTS
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1973). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine with just a whisper of offsetting to the endpapers, in a very mildly rubbed and edgeworn dust jacket. 
Set during the 17th Century reign of England's playboy king, Charles II, COUNTESS CARROTS tells the story of redheaded Elizabeth Percy, heiress to the vast fortunes of the lords of Northumberland. Haycraft is the daughter of novelist Thomas Costain. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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7203 Hayder, Mo RITUAL
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (2008). 0871139928 First U.S. edition, first printing: Uncorrected Proof. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
In the third gritty British hard-boiled mystery to feature Detective Inspector Jack Caffery, Sgt. Phoebe Flea Marley, a police diver, retrieves a severed hand from the harbor. The fingerprints identify a known heroin junkie. An investigation ensues. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7204 Haydon, Charles B.; Sears, Stephen W., editor FOR COUNTRY, CAUSE & LEADER: The Civil War Journal of Charles B. Haydon
New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1993. 0395663601 First edition. Hardcover. Tiny dot to the upper page edges, else very nearly fine; in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration ''Kearny at Williamsburg'' by Alfred R. Waud. 371 pages; frontispiece photograph of Haydon, and an index. 
The diary of Union soldier Haydon from his enlistment in April, 1861 at the age of twenty-seven--with a college education and a beginning law practice--to his death on March 14, 1864, from a type of pneumonia contracted after an injury. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7205 Hayes, J. M. MAD DOG & ENGLISHMAN
(Scottsdale, AZ): Poisoned Pen Press, (2000). 1890208493 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in spiral-bound wraps. 
Two men kidnap the Sheriff's daughter and kill and scalp the reverend and his son in the normally quiet town of Buffalo Springs, Kansas. It's up to the sherriff's little brother, a deputy who insists on dressing up as an Indian, to track the two down. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7206 Hayes, J.M. PLAINS CRAZY
(Scottsdale, Arizona): Poisoned Pen Press, (2004). 1590581326 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Hayes "likes to toss...diverse cultural elements--crime contemporary and historic, American Indian religion and medicine, survival instincts needed to live off of some very inhospitable real estate--and come up with something truly unusual".--Dick Adler. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7207 Hayes, Jonathan PRECIOUS BLOOD
(New York, NY): Harper/An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, (2007). 0060736666 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
New York City medical examiner Hayes provides plenty of authentic forensic atmosphere in his grisly debut. The tale of a maniacal serial killer loose on the streets of Manhattan with protagonist Dr. Edward Jenner putting together the clues. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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7208 Hayes, Reese A ROAD DIVIDED
(Fresno, California): A Fabian Original Novel, (1956). First edition thus: a paperback original. Fabian # Z-109. Mass market paperback. Covers slightly faded, mildly rubbed, an incidental crease to rear cover, probably during the production process, else a fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps. Scarce. 
Innocent Billie takes to the road during the depression in this modestly produced PBO. "When Shane told her he'd make her bed he meant it." Tame cover art shows a fully-clothed blonde hitching a ride near a sign that announces, "Dangerous Curves Ahead." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7209 Hayes, Roy THE HUNGARIAN GAME
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1973). 0671214764 First edition. Hardcover. A very good plus copy, with light soiling to the page edges; in an age-darkened illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design by Paul Bacon. 
The front endsheet of this copy is inscribed "To a fellow bibliomaniac," and SIGNED and dated by the author, in the year of publication. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7210 Haymon, S.T. DEATH OF A GOD
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1987). 0312001193 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
The fourth mystery featuring Detective-Inspector Ben Jurnet from the author of RITUAL MURDER. Jurnet investigates the murder of the charismatic lead singer of the rock band Second Coming. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7211 Haymon, S.T. A VERY PRACTICAL MURDER
New York: St. Martin's, (1988). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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7212 Hayter, Sparkle NICE GIRLS FINISH LAST
(New York): Viking, (1996). 0670860395 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Mark Zingarelli. 
"...a wonderful comedy and a completely satisfying mystery."--Walter Satterthwait. The second Robin Hudson mystery from the Canadian born ex-journalist. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7213 Hayter, Sparkle WHAT'S A GIRL GOTTA DO
(New York): Soho, (1994). 1569470006 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Abrasion and nicking to upper edges of covers, minor creasing to a few page edges, thus very good; in an about near fine dust jacket with some minor edgewear and some fading to spine panel. 
Ellis Award-winning first novel by the Canadian writer/comedian. "A sexy, funny, raunchy romp throught network news. I loved it."--Nancy Pickard. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7214 Hayward, Max and Crowley, Edward L., editors SOVIET LITERATURE IN THE SIXTIES: An International Symposium
London: Methuen and Co Ltd, (1965). First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Very mildly bumped upper corner tip, else a near fine copy in teal boards with gilt lettering to the spine; no dust jacket. 221 pages, list of contributors, bibliography, index. 
A collection of essays originally presented at a symposium held in Bad Wiessee, USSR in 1963. The pieces address various aspects of sixties Soviet literature, including the political background, the non-Russian language literature, and Soviet publishing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7215 Haywood, Gar Anthony GOING NOWHERE FAST
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1994). 0399139176 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design and illustration by Paul Bacon. 
SIGNED by the author to the title-page. A Joe and Dottie Loudermilk mystery. Haywood, a Shamus Award winner, introduces his new detective team, who are travelling America in an Airstream trailer. Their first adventure kicks off at the Grand Canyon. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7216 Haywood, Gar Anthony GOING NOWHERE FAST
New York: Putnam, (1994). 0399139176 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Joe and Dottie Loudermilk mystery. "Fresh, frank, funny, and fabulous, GOING NOWHERE FAST will captivate readers. I loved every sentence. Dottie Loudermilk is my kind of woman. Don't miss this offbeat, wonderful mystery." --Carolyn G. Hart 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7217 Haywood, Gar Anthony BAD NEWS TRAVELS FAST
New York: Putnam, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Joe and Dottie Loudermilk mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7218 Haywood, Gar Anthony IT'S NOT A PRETTY SIGHT
New York: Putnam, (1996). 0399141324 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
An Aaron Gunner mystery by the author of YOU CAN DIE TRYING. SIGNED and dated by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7219 Hazel, Paul THE WEALDWIFE'S TALE
New York: An AvoNova Book/William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1993). 0688121888 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Kinuko Craft. 
"A fantasia very loosely based on the Christmas carol 'Good King Wenceslas'....operate[s] at a level of originality rarely found in fantasy."--Clute and Nicholls. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7220 Hazlitt, William LIBER AMORIS: Or The New Pygmalion
London: Printed for John Hunt, 1823. First edition. Re-bound in half green calf over marbled boards; spine hubbed, stamped in gilt, blocked with decorative devices; marbled endpapers. Hardcover. Dots of faint foxing and patches of pale stain to a very few pages, a 3/4'' piece of cellotape applied to an early leaf, else a remarkably clean, near fine copy with light overall wear to the binding extremities. Vignette portrait of Sarah to title-page. 
Hazlitt's curious, and some would say, embarrassing, account of his obsessive love for young Sarah Walker, rendered in letters and conversations between the two, and in intimate letters to a pair of friends. De Quincey called it "an explosion of frenzy." 
Price: 500.00 USD
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7221 Hazzard, Shirley THE EVENING OF THE HOLIDAY
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1966. First edition, first printing. Jacket design by George Salter. Hardcover. Fine in red cloth lettered in black and gilt over gray-green boards with gilt initial device, bright red top edge coloring; in a near fine, mildly age-toned and price-clipped dust jacket that shows some mild edgewear and soiling, and one tiny closed tear. 
Hazzard's first novel, "one of the most beautiful short novels ever written....composed of details every one of which, which marvelous delicacy, summons up life in the large."--Paul Horgan. Hazzard won her third National Book Award for THE GREAT FIRE. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7222 Headridge, J. B. ELECTROCHEMICAL TECHNIQUES FOR INORGANIC CHEMISTS
London and New York: Academic Press, 1969. First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine: no dust jacket. 
Octavo. 124 pages, appendix, references, index. Includes tables, figures in text, formula and equations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7223 Heald, Tim RED HERRINGS
(London): Macmillan, (1985). 0333398939 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
A Simon Bognor mystery from the author of UNBECOMING HABITS. Simon cracks open the lives of the residents of a small village in his investigation into the murder of a taxman. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7224 Heald, Tim BROUGHT TO BOOK
New York: Doubleday, 1988. 0385243189 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly age-toned dust jacket that shows some minor shelfwear and fading to the spine. 
A biblio-mystery featuring Simon Bognor, Special Investigator on the London Board of Trade. By the journalist/novelist, and author of MURDER AT MOOSE JAW, BLUE BLOOD WILL OUT, and biographies of Prince Phillip and of Barbara Cartland. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7225 Healey, Ben THE STONE BABY
Philadelphia and New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1973). 0397008577 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint foxing to page edges, else fine, in purple boards with white spine titling; in an age-toned, else fine dust jacket. 
Harcourt d'Espinal, the charming, sophisticated and portly pusher of phony art objects who made his debut in THE VESPUCCI PAPERS, is back. This time he is caught up in a plot to sell a forgery of Michelangelo's "Sleeping Cupid." 
Price: 12.50 USD
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7226 Healy, Jeremiah THE STAKED GOAT
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1986). 0060155159 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in lightly toned pictorial dust jacket. 
Cuddy's Vietnam friend Al Sachs first stands up the Boston PI, and then shows up, dead and mutilated, on Beacon Hill. The second John Francis Cuddy mystery. Boston setting. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7227 Healy, Jeremiah SWAN DIVE
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1988). 0060159219 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A John Francis Cuddy mystery. The title-page has been inscribed, SIGNED, and dated (1988) by the author to a noted collector. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7228 Healy, Jeremiah YESTERDAY'S NEWS
New York: Harper & Row, (1989). 0060159227 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
The fifth mystery featuring Boston P.I. John Francis Cuddy. Cuddy tracks a killer in a small seaside Massachusetts town. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7229 Healy, Jeremiah ACT OF GOD
New York: Pocket Books, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A John Francis Cuddy mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7230 Heard, H.F. MURDER BY REFLECTION
New York: The Vanguard Press, (1942). First edition. Splendid jacket art shows a contemporary chap seeing a centuries-old reflection of himself in an ornate mirror. Hardcover. A fine copy in beige cloth; in a lightly edgeworn pictorial dust jacket that shows some minor age-darkening and very shallow nicking at spine ends and corners. 
Young and handsome Arnoldo Signorli does away with his rich benefactress in this "intense study of the psychology of homicide" (Brian Stableford) by the author of the enchanting Holmesian pastiches A TASTE FOR HONEY, REPLY PAID, and THE NOTCHED HAIRPIN. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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7231 Hearn, Lian GRASS FOR HIS PILLOW: Tales of the Otori, Book 2
New York: Riverhead Books/A Member of Penguin Putnam Inc., 2003. 1573222518 First U.S. edition, first printing: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. A near fine copy in illustrated wraps. 
The second installment in an epic adventure set in an imaginary medieval Japan wherein three countries at the Western end of eight islands are at the mercy of clans and warlords. The series is drawing a chorus of praise. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7232 Hearn, Lian ACROSS THE NIGHTINGALE FLOOR: Tales of the Otori, Book One
New York: Riverhead Books/A Member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2002. 1573222259 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"For fans of Japanese samurai warrior fantasy, this novel is right in the ballpark, filled with swords, clan in-fighting, love affairs, invisibility and magical Ninja powers."--Publishers Weekly. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7233 Hearn, Michael Patrick THE ART OF THE BROADWAY POSTER
New York: Ballantine Books, (1980). 0345284232 First edition: Paperbound original. Fine in color illustrated wraps. Cover art by Ron Lieberman. Quarto. 
A history of the Broadway theater poster, reflecting changes in styles from productions in America's most famous playhouses. 96 pages, thirty-two striking color plates, forty-two black-and-white poster reproductions, and index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7234 Hearn, Michael Patrick; Dillon, Leo and Diane, illustrators THE PORCELAIN CAT
Boston/Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, (1977). 0316353302 First edition, second printing. Hardcover. Fine in creamy-plum boards with gilt-stamped illustration to the front cover; in a fine dust jacket. Large oblong octavo. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the half-title page. The Caldecott Award-winning artists surprise the reader with hidden and symbolic cat images in their clever and enchanting color illustrations for this tale of a porcelain cat made real. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7235 Hearon, Shelby PAINTED DRESSES
New York: Atheneum, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine dust jacket missing a small chip from crown of spine. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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7236 Hearst, Patricia with Cordelia Francis Biddle MURDER AT SAN SIMEON
(New York, NY): A Lisa Drew Book/Scribner, (1996). 0684804239 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"Legendary Hollywood producer Thomas Ince's 1924 death aboard news magnate William Randolph Hearst's yacht Oneida has long been listed officially as accidental...Now along comes Hearst's granddaughter... to clear the air."--Kirkus Associates. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7237 Heartz, Daniel PIERRE ATTAINGNANT/ROYAL PRINTER OF MUSIC: A Historical Study and Bibliographical Catalogue
Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1969. First edition. Large quarto. 450 pp. Hardcover. Fine in price-clipped pictorial dust jacket. The great age of French Printing gave birth to a new method of printing music, invented and popularized by Attaingnant--whose accomplishments are treated in the first half of this scholarly study. 
The remainder of the work is a bibliographic catalogue with detailed descriptions of the nearly 200 extant volumes from Attaingnant's press; copiously illustrated with 16 plates (including color frontipiece) and 26 figures. Multiple indexes. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7238 Heath, Jeffrey ABLAUT AND AMBIGUITY: Phonology of a Moroccan Arabic Dialect
(Albany, New York): State University of New York Press, (1987). 0887065112 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in laminated boards; issued without dust jacket. Still in publisher's shrinkwrap. 
This comprehensive study describes the exacting details in the phonology of one variety of Moroccan colloquial Arabic. 366 pages; references; indexes. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7239 Heath, Layne THE BLUE DEEP
New York: William Morrow, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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7240 Heath, W.L. VIOLENT SATURDAY
Berkeley: A Black Lizard Book/Creative Arts, 1985. 0916870936 First edition thus: a paperback. Fine, an as-new, unread copy in illustrated wraps with artwork by Kirwan. Introduction by Edward Gorman. 
"This novel about a bank holdup tears loose with the shock of a lightning stroke."--Providence Journal. Filmed by Fox in 1955 starring Victor Mature, Sylvia Sidney, Ernest Borgnine and Lee Marvin. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7241 Heaven, Constance THE ASTROV LEGACY
(New York): Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc., (1973). 698105192 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in cream-colored cloth over rose-colored boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with tiny closed tears to the upper edge of the rear panel. 
The British writer's second novel is an aristocratic historical drama set in Pre-Revolutionary Russia and features Sophie Weston who falls in love with a member of an opposing Royal family. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7242 Heaven, Constance LORD OF RAVENSLEY
New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc., (1978). 698108566 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip and folded promotional sheet laid in. Hardcover. Fine in mauve cloth over blue boards; in a near fine dust jacket with a hint of creasing to the upper spine extremities. 
Acclaimed author and master of the gothic novel here presents a story of historical romance complete with upper and lower class villains and innocents spiced with romantic subplots. Ravensley is a majestic manor house among the farmlands of East Anglia. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7243 Heaven, Constance LORD OF RAVENSLEY
New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc., (1978). 698108566 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in mauve cloth over sky-blue boards; in a near fine dust jacket with a minor crease to the rear panel and a tiny tear to the lower front edge. 
The author's seventh novel of historical romance features Oliver Ayslam who is spurned by his beloved when he loses his title as Lord of Ravensley. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7244 Hebden, Mark PEL AND THE BOMBERS
New York: Walker and Company, (1985). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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7245 Hebden, Mark PEL AND THE PICTURE OF INNOCENCE
New York: St. Martin's Press/A Thomas Dunne Book, (1989). 0312026285 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Chief Inspector Evariste Clovis Desiree Pel mystery, featuring the gloomy, hypochondriacal, engaging French policeman. "Pel and his procedurals are some of the best things since Maigret."--Observer. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7246 Hecht, Anthony THE VENETIAN VESPERS: Poems
New York: Atheneum, 1979. 0689110197 First trade edition, first printing: Paperbound issue. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated wraps. 

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7247 Hecht, Ben CHARLIE: The Improbable Life and Times of Charles MacArthur
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, (1957). B0007DM59E Publisher's reprint. Hardcover. Minor spotting to the top page edges, off-setting to the endsheets, else near fine; in dust jacket with light wear, mild rubbing and soiling, and a few brown stains at the shelf edges. 
Illustrated with photos in b&w. This is a witty and glamorous history of a remarkable man, a legendary newspaperman, and one of the top screenwriters of Hollywood's heyday. Hecht and MacArthur co-wrote the classic American play, THE FRONT PAGE. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7248 Hecht, Ben FANTAZIUS MALLARE: A Mysterious Oath
New York and London: A Harvest/HBJ Book/Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1978). 0156301601 First edition thus: a trade paperback reissue. Trade Paperback. A bit of rubbing to covers, thus near fine, in cardstock wraps. 
Outre (and banned!) novel of an artist's descent into madness from the journalist/screenwriter. Perfectly complemented by Smith's intense b&w drawings in ten plates and decorative initial letters. Dripping with decadence and scorn. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7249 Hecht, Ben A CHILD OF THE CENTURY
New York: Primus/Donald I. Fine, Inc., (1985). 091765742X First edition thus. Introduction by Sidney Zion. Hardcover. Fine, in red cloth over grey boards; in a mildly age-toned, else fine illustrated dust jacket. [655] pages, including index. 
"To write a great autobiography, you have to live it. And while most writers are lucky to live half a life and are seldom comfortable doing it, Ben Hecht lived in a dozen worlds, enjoying them as if he were a citizen of each."-Sidney Zion, from his intro. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7250 Hecht, Daniel LAND OF ECHOES
(New York and London): Bloomsbury, (2004). 1582343934 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The second novel featuring parapsychologist Cree Black. This time she's embroiled in a potentially deadly case of spiritual possession that is affecting students at a boarding school for gifted Navajo children. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7251 Heck, Peter J. THE PRINCE AND THE PROSECUTOR
New York: Berkley Prime Crime, (1997). 0425159701 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine, illustrated dust jacket, with jacket illustrations by Teresa Fasolino. 
A Mark Twain mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7252 Heckelmann, Charles N. THE RAWHIDER
New York: Henry Holt and Company/A Holt Western, (1952). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, a beautiful, fresh, bright unflawed copy, in textured beige composition binding with blue spine lettering; in a very faintly age-toned, very mildly edge-worn illustrated dust jacket. 
"Heckelmann ranks second to none as a writer of westerns"--South Bend Tribune. Heckelmann was a pulp writer, film scenarist--FRONTIER FEUD (1945) and DEPUTY MARSHALL (1949), who was also the founder of Monarch Books. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7253 Hedges, Peter PIECES OF APRIL
New York: Newmarket Press, (2003). 1557046042 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. A Newmarket Shooting Script Series Book. Trade Paperback. Fine in color photo-pictorial wraps. SIGNED by author Hedges to the title-page. 
PIECES OF APRIL marked the directorial debut of Oscar-nominated novelist/screenwriter Hedges, who adapted his novel WHAT'S EATING GILBERT GRAPE for director Lasse Hallstrom. APRIL starred Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson and Oliver Platt. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7254 Heffernan, William BEULAH HILL
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2001). 0684862263 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Set in 1930's Vermont, this tale from the author of THE CORSICAN is about the murder of a racist on the front lawn of a black family. Though fictional, the novel uncovers historical truths about how Vermonters dealt with race. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7255 Heffernan, William BEULAH HILL
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2001). 0684862263 First edition: Uncorrected Proof, with materials laid in. Proof. Fine in printed wraps. 
A local racist is murdered in a Vermont town, on the land of a black family. The constable investigating is part of the "bleached" underclass, having descended from an interracial marriage, and is dating the black woman at the center of the crime. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7256 Hegedus, Andras THE STRUCTURE OF SOCIALIST SOCIETY
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1977). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in pebbled boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a slightly age-toned dust jacket. 
Two works: THE STRUCTURE OF SOCIALIST SOCIETY and CHANGES IN RURAL SOCIETY are translated from the original Hungarian by Rudolf Fisher and Peter Szente and published together here in one volume. 230 pages; notes and references; and index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7257 Hegland, Jean WINDFALLS
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney: Atria Books, (2004). 0743470079 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Harrowing and vividly real, WINDFALLS offers a lyrical portrayal of two women's lives, one of privilege, one of poverty."--Lisa Michaels. "A master storyteller, capable of breaking and warming your heart in equal measure."--Roy Parvin. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7258 Hegwood, Martin THE GREEN-EYED HURRICANE
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2000). 0312209193 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Even better than Hegwood's pleasant debut. Jack Delmas is a series hero who's lively, likeable, and distinctly southern."--Kirkus. "Carefully wrought yet rousing story enhanced by a rich and pungent Gulf Coast atmosphere."--PW. 
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7259 Hegwood, Martin MASSACRE ISLAND
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312280955 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
The third novel by the award-winning author and Mississippi State office attorney is set on Dauphin Island, Alabama and features Jack Delmas. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7260 Hegyi, Dennis J., editor SIXTH TEXAS SYMPOSIUM ON RELATIVISTIC ASTROPHYSICS
New York: The New York Academy of Sciences, 1973. First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Creased bump to the crown of the spine, else near fine in blue wraps. 
364 pages; figures, tables, references. Includes contributions discussing quasars, radio tests of relativity, gravitational radiation, the redshift controversy, the evolution of close binaries, models for compact X-ray sources, and energy extraction. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7261 Heilmeyer, Ludwig DISTURBANCES IN HEME SYNTHESIS: Special Considerations of the Sideroachrestic Anemias and Erythropoietic Porphyrias
Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas Publisher, (1966). First edition. Translated by Manfred Steiner. Hardcover. Former owner's name label to the front endpaper, else near fine in pumpkin-hued linen with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with a hint of fading to the spine and tiny tears to the shelf edges. 236 pages; figures; bibliography; index. 
A monograph that represents an endeavor to establish proof of the presence of a defect in heme synthesis in various anemias and in other disease states. Volume 609 in the American Lectures series, subdivision: Hematology, edited by Walter H. Seegers. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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7262 Heinlein Robert A. THE ROLLING STONES
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (no date). Vintage reprint with the original illustrations, galaxy endpapers, and typeface; in a re-designed dust jacket. Hardcover. Remainder line to the lower page edges, else near fine in gilt-stamped blue cloth; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket with design by Jerry Thorp. Clever "reversed" illustrations (white on black) throughout by Clifford Geary. 
Light-hearted sf juvenile from Heinlein's fertile Scribner's period, tells of the Stone family--whose 17-year-old twins Castor and Pollux buy a used spaceship, christen it THE ROLLING STONE and head for the Asteroids! Watch for the Martian "flat cat"! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7263 Heinlein, Robert A. STARSHIP TROOPERS
[London]: New English Library, (1975). First British hardcover edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket featuring the wraparound art by Gordon C. Davies. 
First published in the UK as a paperback (1961), this is the first British hardcover edition of Heinlein's Hugo-winning paean to the Mobile Infantrymen of combat 5000 years in the future--and perhaps his most controversial novel--called "fascist" by his detractors--its violence caused Scribner's to reject it for their juvenile line: filmed in 1997. An attractive edition! 
Price: 500.00 USD
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7264 Heinlein, Robert A. ASSIGNMENT IN ETERNITY
Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, (1953). First edition: later state, blue cloth binding. Hardcover. Near fine; in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket (artwork by Rick Binkley) that shows some light edgewear, and a few tiny edge tears and nicks. 
Collects: "Gulf"; "Elsewhen" (originally published in ASF as "Elsewhere" as by Caleb Saunders; "Lost Legacy" (first seen as "Lost Legion" in SUPER SCIENCE STORIES as by Lyle Monroe; "Jerry Was a Man." 
Price: 150.00 USD
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7265 Heinlein, Robert A. FRIDAY
New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, (1982). 003061516X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket, with wraparound artwork by Richard Powers. 
Engineered from the finest genes, and trained to be a secret courier in a future world, Friday operates over a near-future Earth, where chaos reigns. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7266 Heinlein, Robert A. FRIDAY
New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, (1982). 003061516X Book club edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a lightly egdeworn, near fine illustrated dust jacket. Wraparound jacket painting by Richard Powers. 
Later novel by the hugely influential SF Grand Master centers around the title character, a female, genetically-engineered interplanetary agent. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7267 Heinlein, Robert A. REQUIEM: New Collected Works by Robert A. Heinlein and Tributes to the Grand Master
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1992). 0312851685 Book club edition. Hardcover. Very good plus in a near fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Pat Morissey. 
"Heinlein was noble. So is his work--inescapably. Every great writer is true to himself or herself because they cannot be otherwise. As a result, what they write resonates to what they are. It is this resonation which stays with us."--Gordon Dickson. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7268 Heinlein, Robert A. THE ROLLING STONES
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1952). B0006AT8RK First edition, first printing. Original green cloth, titles and cover illustration in blue in the first issue dust jacket priced $2.50. Hardcover. Two small spots of white stain to the front cover, else a near fine, clean example; in a lightly edgeworn pictorial dust jacket with short tears and nicks to the spine ends. Clever ''reversed'' illustrations (white on black) throughout by Clifford Geary. 
Light-hearted sf juvenile from Heinlein's fertile Scribner's period, tells of the Stone family--whose 17-year-old twins Castor and Pollux buy a used spaceship, christen it THE ROLLING STONE and head for the Asteroids! Watch for the Martian "flat cat"! 
Price: 500.00 USD
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7269 Heinlein, Robert A. METHUSELAH'S CHILDREN
Hicksville, New York: Gnome Press, [1958]. First edition, in the second state dust jacket, with no street address for the publisher on rear panel. Jacket design by Lionel Dillon. Hardcover. Fine, with faint spotting to upper page edges, pages tanned--as expected; in glossy black binding with pink spine lettering; a very good plus illustrated dust jacket showing light wear and some faint damp spotting to spine panel and folds. 
Our book corresponds to Curry State "A" -- and yet, Owings and Chalker say the first state was grey cloth. George Locke states the second issue shows one signature out of kilter, which is consistent with our copy! A definitive answer remains elusive. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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7270 Heinlein, Robert A. THE WORLDS OF ROBERT A. HEINLEIN
New York: Ace Books, Inc., (1966). First edition: Paperback Original. Ace F3-75; cover price, $.40. Mass Market Paperback. Nearly imperceptible production buckle to front cover, else a fine, bright , unread copy in illustrated wraps. A nice example! 
Comprises: "Free Men," "Blowups Happen," "Searchlight," "Life-Line," "Solution Unsatisfactory," and a lengthy introductory essay by Heinlein, "Pandora's Box." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7271 Heinlein, Robert A. REQUIEM: New Collected Works by Robert A. Heinlein and Tributes to the Grand Master
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1992). 0312851685 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"The word that comes to mind for him is essential. As a writer--eloquent, impassioned, technically innovative--he reshaped science fiction in a way that defined it for every writer who followed him."--Robert Silverberg. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7272 Heinlein, Robert A. THE PUPPET MASTERS
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1951). Book club edition. Hardcover. Mild erasure to the front endpaper, else near fine, in tan composition boards with purple spine titling; in a price-clipped and edgeworn illustrated dust jacket which reproduces the first edition's appealingly creepy jacket painting. 
Early book club incarnation of Heinlein's 1951 cold war-era paranoid thriller in which parasitic slugs turn friends, lovers, and patriots into hellish marionettes of an evil alien empire. Filmed rather limply in 1994 with Donald Sutherland. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7273 Heinlein, Robert A. REVOLT IN 2100
(New York, N.Y.): Baen Books, (1981). Book club edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Jacket code 15301. Hardcover. Fine in tan boards; in a very mildly edgeworn, else fine dust jacket. Jacket art by A.C. Farley. 
SF novel plus two short stories, third book of Heinlein's Future History series. Collects "'If This Goes On--'"; "Coventry"; "Misfit." With postscript by Heinlein, "Concerning Stories Never Written" and introduction, "The Innocent Eye" by Henry Kuttner. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7274 Heinlein, Robert A. STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1961). First Book Club Edition. Original book club edition with code C23 on page 408. Hardcover. Name to the front endpaper, wear to the spine ends, corner tips, and lower shelf edge, else very good; in a worn dust jacket missing a large piece from the crown of the spine, chipped at the flap folds, corner tips, and lower spine. 
Heinlein's monumental tale of a Martian named Valentine Michael Smith, here in the version originally released by Putnam's and that landed R.A.H. his second Hugo. Jacket artwork is by Ben Feder, Inc. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7275 Heinlein, Robert A. CITIZEN OF THE GALAXY
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1987). 068418818X First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with new cover illustration by Jon Weiman. 
Esteemed critic/author/anthologist Damon Knight found this to be the best of Heinlein's highly regarded juvenile sf adventures. Our young hero is introduced thus in the chilling opening passage: ""Lot ninety-seven,' the auctioneer announced. 'A boy.'" 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7276 Heinlein, Robert A. TUNNEL IN THE SKY
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [1988]. First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket with cover illustration by Jon Weiman. 
Attractively redesigned edition of Heinlein's extraordinary series of groundbreaking juveniles offered by Scribner's in the early days of hardcover sf. "An examination in solo survival: any planet, any climate, any terrain, any weapons."--Tuck. Scarce reissue! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7277 Heinlein, Robert A. DOUBLE STAR
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1956). Vintage book club edition. Hardcover. Very good in yellow boards; in a chipped and shelfworn, very good dust jacket with cover art by Mel Hunter. 
Vintage edition, with the original cover art, of this Hugo Award winning SF novel. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7278 Heinlein, Robert A. LIFE LINE
(Mattituck, New York): Aeonian Press, [1993]. First edition, first printing: Limited to 250 copies. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-stamped blue cloth. No dust jacket, as issued. 
Collection of nine SF stories: "Life-Line", "The Roads Must Roll", "Blowups Happen", "The Man Who Sold the Moon", "Delilah and the Space-Rigger", "Space Jockey", "Requiem", "The Long Watch", and "Gentlemen, Be Seated". "Life-Line" is Robert A. Heinlein's first published science fiction story (1939), about a man who builds a machine that will predict how long a person will live. It does this by sending a signal along the world line of a person and detecting the echo from the far end. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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7279 Heinlein, Robert A. THE GREEN HILLS OF EARTH
Mattituck Rivercity Press, (1978). First thus. Hardcover. Fine in green cloth with gilt-lettered spine; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Collection of pioneering "Future History" tales from the grand old man of sf, first issued in 1951, here offered in an attractive hardcover reissue. Includes the title story and nine others. Scarce reissue. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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7280 Heinlein, Robert A. THE MOON IS A HARSH MISTRESS
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, [no date]. First edition, seventh impression. Hardcover. Faint foxing to the top page edges, else a bright, sharp, near fine copy, in full turquoise cloth with gilt spine lettering; in lightly rubbed, mildly shelfworn, near fine dust jacket priced $9.95. 
The last of RAH's four Hugo winners, MOON "describes with verve, and with more economy than was usual in his work of this period, the revolution of a libertarian society of Moon colonists against an exploitative and paternalistic Earth."--Peter Nicholls. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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7281 Heinlein, Robert A. TIME FOR THE STARS
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1959). B0006AUM1G First edition, first printing. Blue cloth with black lettering and illustration; correct first issue dust jacket with price of $2.75. Hardcover. Pinhead-sized stain to upper rear cover, tiny crack at front inner hinge, else fine; in a lightly worn, very good plus dust jacket, with chip to upper rear panel, nicking at the corners and spine ends, tiny penned ''86'' to rear flap. 
Juvenile sf adventure about telepathic twins Tom and Pat who are enlisted by the Long Range Foundation: Tom will be aboard a torchship bound for the distant stars, Pat will stay at home in contact with Tom. Jacket and title-page art by Clifford N. Geary. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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7282 Heinlein, Robert A. ORPHANS OF THE SKY
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1964). Science Fiction Book Club. This vintage book club issue, with jacket design by Irv Doktor. Hardcover. Foxing to the top page edges, else near fine in blue binding with yellow spine lettering and front cover rocket device; in a near fine, age-darkened, lightly nicked dust jacket with a small closed tear to the lower rear panel. 
"This novel, published in 1963, was constructed by cobbling together two very closely linked novellas, 'Universe' and 'Common Sense,' first published in 1941. The two stories form a coda to the Future History sequence."--Peter Nicholls. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7283 Heinlein, Robert A. THE GREEN HILLS OF EARTH
(New York): Baen Books, [1990]. Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a very nearly fine pictorial dust jacket. 
Collection of pioneering "Future History" tales from the grand old man of sf, first issued in 1951, here offered in an attractive hardcover reissue from the Science Fiction Book Club. Includes the title story and nine others. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7284 Heinlein, Robert A. ORPHANS OF THE SKY
(Lancaster, Pa): Stealth Press, (2001). 1588810070 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Unopened in the original shrinkwrap, as issued. New wraparound cover art by Jeff King. 
"This novel, published in 1963, was constructed by cobbling together two very closely linked novellas, 'Universe' and 'Common Sense,' first published in 1941. The two stories form a coda to the Future History sequence."--Peter Nicholls. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7285 Heinlein, Robert A. REVOLT IN 2100
(New York, N.Y.): Baen Books, (1981). Book club edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Jacket code 15301. Hardcover. Fine in tan boards; in a very mildly edgeworn, else fine dust jacket. Jacket art by A.C. Farley. 
SF novel plus two short stories, third book of Heinlein's Future History series. Collects "'If This Goes On--'"; "Coventry"; "Misfit." With postscript by Heinlein, "Concerning Stories Never Written" and introduction, "The Innocent Eye" by Henry Kuttner. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7286 Heinlein, Robert A.; Heinlein, Virginia, editor GRUMBLES FROM THE GRAVE
New York: A Del Rey Book/Ballantine Books, (1990). 0345362462 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with jacket painting by Michael Whelan. Appendices, bibliography, book-by-book synopses, index. Illustrated with many candid photographs, dust jacket reproductions in black-and-white. 
Selection from the sf giant's letters, chosen by his widow. Appended are a mini-bio of Heinlein by Mrs. H., passages from novels that were cut or revised in publication. Terrifically readable, (no surprise!), full of insights into the man and his work. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7287 Heller, Jean HANDYMAN
New York: Forge, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7288 Heller, Joseph CLOSING TIME
New York: Simon & Schuster, (1994). 0671746049 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the front endpaper. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Sequel to Heller's CATCH-22 is serio-comic novel in the same humorously grotesque vein as the original. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7289 Heller, Keith MAN'S STORM
New York: Scribner's, (1986). 0684186535 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
A novel of crime set in London, 1703, the second mystery featuring George Man from the author of MAN'S ILLEGAL LIFE. A twenty-year younger man investigates the murder of a shopkeeper who was killed during a violent storm. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7290 Heller, Steven & Meggs, Philip B. Graphic Design U.S.A: 8: The Annual of the American Institute of Graphic Arts
New York: Watson-Guptill Publications. (1987). First edition. Hardcover. Fine; in a color-illustrated dust jacket with faint scratches to rear panel. 
Illustrated in color and b&w with commentary. This annual of the Institute's 1986-1987 season, showcases competitive exhibitions, with selected works of the top designers, illustrators, photographers, typographers, printers and others in the field. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7291 Helliwell, Robert A. WHISTLERS AND RELATED IONOSPHERIC PHENOMENA
Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1965. B000H11KWE First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint foxing to the top page edges, else fine in blue cloth with spine titles gilt; in a very nearly fine dust jacket with traces of edge wear. Tall octavo. 349 pages; bibliography and an index
The first comprehensive treatment of the subject--presenting a history of the study of the phenomena which includes all the elements necessary for the calculation of the characteristics of whistlers and whistler-mode signals. A classic! 
Price: 250.00 USD
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7292 Hellman, Libby Fischer AN EYE FOR MURDER
Scottsdale, Arizona: Poisoned Pen Press, (2002). 1590580354 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in photo-pictorial wraps. 
"Everything I want in a mystery: characters I care about; credible motivations; a complex plot. A wonderful book."--Michael Allen Dymmoch. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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7293 Hellman, Libby Fischer A PICTURE OF GUILT
(Scottsdale, Arizona): Poisoned Pen Press, (2003). 1590580737 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
The follow-up to AN EYE FOR MURDER in which sleuth Ellie Foreman made her debut. "A mystery in the great tradition with sins of the past returning to haunt the present."--Barbara D'Amato. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7294 Hellman, Libby Fischer AN IMAGE OF DEATH
(Scottsdale, Arizona): Poisoned Pen Press, (2004). 1590581016 First edition, first printing: Review copy with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"As in her first two books in this Ellie Forman series, Hellmann makes sure that images captured on video play an important part in the action. And she balances Foreman's personal life as a single mother with her dangerous frontstory."--Chicago Tribune. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7295 Hellman, Libby Fischer A SHOT TO DIE FOR
(Scottsdale, Arizona): Poisoned Pen Press, (2005). 1690581857 First edition, first printing: review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Publisher's rubber-stamped review copy notice to front free endsheet, else fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new dust jacket. 298 pages, including index. 
Documentary filmmaker "Ellie Foreman is back in her 4th adventure, each one sparkling with humor and wit."--Mystery Time. "A traditional mystery with a modern edge...refreshing as soft serve ice cream on a hot summer night."--Midwest Book Review. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7296 Hellman, Lillian THE SEARCHING WIND: A Play in Two Acts
New York: The Viking Press, 1944. First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy, in a lightly age-toned, mildly rubbed dust jacket that exhibits some insignificant edgewear and some tiny nicks at the spine ends. A nice copy. 
Anti-fascist drama which criticized America's failure of conscience and thus came under FBI scrutiny. Hellman adapted it for the screen in 1946 with Dudley Digges reprising his stage role, but with Douglas Dick in the part originated by Montgomery Clift. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7297 Hellman, Lillian MY MOTHER, MY FATHER AND ME
New York: Random House, (1963). First edition. With frontispiece production photo. Hardcover. Hint of soiling to the upper edge of the boards, else a fine, bright copy in clothbacked pale jade paper-over-boards; in pale green dust jacket that shows some mild age-toning, particularly to the spine panel. 
Hellmann's little-known adaptation of Burt Blechman's novel, HOW MUCH? starred Walter Matthau and Ruth Gordon and was directed by Gower Champion. Much heralded at the time in such encomiums as this from Mike Nichols, "Brilliant, funny and vicious." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7298 Hellman, Lillian UNFINISHED WOMAN : A MEMOIR
Boston: Little, Brown & Co., (1969). 0316355186 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Memoirs of her life with Dashell Hammett and other experiences in life. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7299 Helmling, Steven THE ESOTERIC COMEDIES OF CARLYLE, NEWMAN, AND YEATS
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1988). 0521361656 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Octavo. 273 pages; notes and index. 
This book examines the function of irony and humor in Carlyle's Sartor Resartus, Newman's Apologist and Yeats' A Vision. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7300 Helprin, Mark MEMOIR FROM ANTPROOF CASE
New York/San Diego/London: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1995). 0151000972 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Writing his memoirs from a mountain garden in Brazil, an elderly American recounts his experiences as a World War II ace, an investment banker, a resident in a Switzerland insane asylum, a murderer, and a slave to his coffee addiction. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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