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7801 Hunter, Fred W. RANSOM FOR OUR SINS
New York: Walker and Company, (1996). 0802732844 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine illustrated dust jacket slightly crimped at the edges of the front panel. 
The third in the series featuring Jeremy Ransom and his sleuthing surrogate grandmother, Emily Charters. Set in Chicago, the series blends elements of the cozy and police procedural. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7802 Hunter, J. Marvin LOTTE DENO: Her Life and Times
(Bandera, Texas): (The 4 Hunters), (1959). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine with previous owner's rubber-stamped bookplate to front free endpaper; in price-clipped, photo-pictorial dust jacket with one short closed edge tear. 
"The Story of the Mysterious Aristocrat Who Became a Lady Gambler and Female Daredevil of Frontier Days." Illustrated with photographs. Adams: SIX-GUNS AND SADDLE LEATHER #1083. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7803 Hunter, Jessie Prichard BLOOD MUSIC
New York: Turtle Bay Books, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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7804 Hunter, John WEST OF JUSTICE
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1954. First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in near fine pictorial dust jacket with minor shelf wear. 
Ballantine hardcover tie-in. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7805 Hunter, John DESPERATION VALLEY
New York: Macmillan Company, (1964). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in lightly rubbed dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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7806 Hunter, Travis MARRIED BUT STILL LOOKING
New York: Villard/Strivers Row, (2002). 0375505695 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In this second novel featuring a young black man dealing with current life issues, Hunter features Genesis Styles--who deals with infidelity, drug abuse and racism. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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7807 Hunting, Gardner THE VICARION
Kansas City, Mo.: Unity Press Publishers, 1927. Early printing. In blue cloth debossed in black, and illustrated dust jacket. Hardcover. Lower corner tips lightly bumped, faint tape ghosts to endsheets, else near fine; dust jacket also shows tape ghosts to the flaps, a tiny chip to lower front flap, but is otherwise vivid and bright. 
Scientist Radley Brainard discovers that "the ether surrounding persons and objects maintains a permanent record...that can be played back" (Bleiler) on his titular invention. Warmly inscribed to Forrest Ackerman and SIGNED by the author to the endsheet. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7808 Hurd, Douglas VOTE TO KILL
London: Collins, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Very slight lean to spine, else a near fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with a few edge tears and minor shelfwear. 
SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7809 Hurst, Earl Oliver; Ley, Willy THE BIG BOOK OF SPACE
[New York]: Grosset & Dunlap, 1953. First edition. Hardcover. Chipping to spine ends, wear at corners, two small scars to lamination on rear cover, else about near fine; in illustrated laminated boards; no dust jacket. Quarto. 
Splendid example of 50s-era space exploration optimism, this oversized juvenile picture book features bold, zippy, clean-lined artwork dominated by bright pinks and greens and googie-esque, energetic stick figures. Ley approved the "scientific detail." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7810 Hurst, Fannie LUMMOX
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1923. First edition, later issue (''L-X''). Dark blue cloth with gilt (tarnished) spine and cover titles. Hardcover. Mild speckling and soiling to the covers, modest shelfwear, covers slightly splaying, else a very good copy; lacking the dust jacket. 
This copy has been SIGNED, dated,and inscribed by the author to silent film star Ben Lyon: "To Ben Lyon, my Rollo, finely and sincerely come to life. Fannie Hurst. 1929." Lyon played Rollo Farley in the 1930 United Artists screen adaptation of LUMMOX. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7811 Hurston, Zora Neale THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD
(New York, N.Y.): HarperCollinsPublishers, (2000). 0060199490 Publisher's reprint. With a foreword by Edwidge Danticat. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
"One of the most poetic works of fiction by a black writer in the first half of the twentieth century and one of the most revealing treatments in modern literature of a woman's quest for a satisfying life."--Robert E. Hemenway. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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7812 Hurwitz, Gregg TRUST NO ONE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (2009). 0312534892 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by author to the title page! Hardcover. 
"A prominent politician tries to hide a dark incident from his past in this intelligent thriller....Nick's ethical dilemmas, girlfriend dramas and sleuthing provide plenty of excitement."--PW. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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7813 Hurwitz, Gregg THE PROGRAM
(New York, N.Y.): William Morrow/An imprint of HarperCollinsPublishe (2004). 0060530405 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"White-knuckled journey into the dark heart of a mind-control cult. A compelling, riveting, dead-smart thriller, it explores one girl's descent into a psychological underworld, and the deputy marshall who risks everything to save her."--Janet Evanovich. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7814 Hury, Hadley THE EDGE OF THE GULF
(Scottsdale, Arizona): Poisoned Pen Press, (2003). 1590580834 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A debut novel introducing teacher, film critic and amateur sleuth Hudson DeForest. Hury, with several similarities to his protagonist, is a teacher of literature, writing and film studies, and was a film critic. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7815 Huston, John FRANKIE AND JOHNNY
New York: Albert & Charles Boni, (1930). First edition. In red cloth with black and gilt to front cover and spine, illustrated endpapers decorated with gambling motifs. Hardcover. Near fine, with some darkening and splaying to the cover, and age-toning to the pages; lacking dust jacket. Several leaves unopened. Illustrated by Covarrubias, including 15 b&w illustrations and a superb tipped-in color frontispiece. 
A drama by the notable film director/screenwriter, inspired by the famous folk song, (twenty versions follow the text) about the tragic tale of Frankie and how she loved her man, and done him wrong. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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7816 Hutchings & Rosenfield, Publishers; edited, with introduction by Rodman W. Paul THE MINERS' OWN BOOK: Containing Correct Illustrations and Descriptions of the Various Modes of California Mining Reprinted from the original edition of 1858
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1949. First edition thus. One of 500 copies produced. Facsimile reproduction of the original 1858 title-page. Hardcover. Offsetting to endsheets, offsetting to covers, mild fading to spine, thus near fine; bound in orange boards, ruled and decorated in black, printed in red and black on front and back covers, with brown cloth back, ornage label printed in black on back. 
Fine press reissue of a scarce 1858 publication, a compendium of text and illustrations originally seen in James Mason Hutchings' HUTCHING'S ILLUSTRATED CALIFORNIA MAGAZINE. Featured are engravings from the work of early California artist Charles Nahl. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7817 Hutchins, Marvin Clayton NICHOLAS HUTCHINS OF LYNN AND GROTON, MASSACHUSETTS, AND HIS DESCENDANTS: With a Geneaology of Allied Families
Santa Clara, California: Carl Boyer, 3rd., 1989. 093612413X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Genealogy stamp discreetly embossed in blind to the title page, mild curl to front cover, nearly fine, clean in red linen with gilt titles to the spine; no dust jacket. Octavo. 398 pages; place index; and name index. 
Records of the first through the eleventh generations of the Hutchins family, with related families including the Olins, Barnums, Wymans, Beamans, Benhams, Carters, Dodges, Farrs, Hibbards, Lewis, Osgoods, Prescotts, Sawyers, Starkweathers, & Whitneys. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7818 Hutchinson, T.W. 'POSITIVE' ECONOMICS AND POLICY OBJECTIVES
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1964. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Former owner's inked name to the front endpaper, else near fine in blue cloth with titles stamped in silver to the front cover and spine; in a near fine dust jacket with barely perceptible nicks and tiny tears to the head and heel of the spine. 
The author addresses a complex of questions in regards to the application of economic knowledge to public policy. Hutchinson discusses positive normative distinction; types and sources of value-judgements and bias; etc. 200 pages; bibliography; index. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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7819 Hutchinson, Veronica S., selected by; with drawings by Lois Lenski CHIMNEY CORNER POEMS
New York: Minton, Balch & Co., 1929. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Owner's bookplate to half-title, lightly worn, textblock mildly age-toned, spotting to covers--especially heavy to spine; lacking dust jacket. Small quarto. 
Dandy collection of poems for children, immeasurably enhanced by Lenski's cheerfully odd illustrations, in black-and-white intext drawings, and full-color artwork reproduced on coated stock inserts. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7820 Hutchinson, W.H. and Mullin, R.N. WHISKEY JIM AND A KID NAMED BILLIE
Clarendon, Texas: Clarendon Press, 1967. First edition: one of 600 copies. Hardcover. A couple of faint paint specks on front boards, a small closed tear to the upper margin of one page, otherwise a near fine copy in red cloth without dust jacket. 
Slim octavo. "The story of Jim Greathouse and some of his cattle-rustling experiences, his association with Billy the Kid, and his murder by Joel Fowler."--Adams, SIX GUNS... #1098. 41 pages. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7821 Huxley, Aldous LITERATURE AND SCIENCE
New York, Evanston, and London: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1963). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in a like, lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
In this long essay, one of his last published works, Huxley leaps gracefully into the Snow-Leavis debate, asks, and tries to answer key questions about the relationship between science and letters, with a view toward a synthesis. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7822 Huxley, Aldous BRAVE NEW WORLD
Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, (1978). First edition thus: A Collector's Edition issued by the Easton Press in The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series. Fine, as new, in full dark-green leather, decorated and lettered in gilt, with hubbed spine, all edges gilt, green silk moire-effect endpapers, green satin ribbon marker. Quarto. 
With the author's foreword, and an introduction by Ashley Montagu and illustrations by Mara McAfee (both originally appeared in a 1974 Cardavon Press edition). The full-color frontisportrait of Huxley was specially commissioned for this edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7823 Huxley, Aldous BRAVE NEW WORLD
London: Chatto & Windus, 1932. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Handsomely bound in dark blue full-leather, hubbed spine, gilt spine titles and rules, single gilt-ruled border to covers, and new endpapers. Neat ownership signature to the half-title page, and mild foxing to the text, else fine. 
Aldous Huxley's satirical Utopia encased in a professionally crafted classic style binding. 
Price: 850.00 USD
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7824 Huxley, Elspeth THE FLAME TREES OF THIKA: Memories of an African Childhood
London: Chatto & Windus, [no date]. Reprint. Hardcover. Faint foxing to upper page edges, remainder spray to lower page edges, else fine; in a price-clipped, age-toned dust jacket which shows some minor edgewear, and mild fading to the spine panel. 
"No one who cares about the fate of Africa can possibly be ignorant of Mrs. Huxley's distinguished role as an observer and interpreter of African events...from the evocative title to the last sentence I found myself held and entranced."--L. Van Der Post. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7825 Huxley, Elspeth THE AFRICAN POISON MURDERS
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1940. First U.S. edition, first printing. U.K. title: DEATH OF AN ARYAN. Hardcover. Very good: spine slant, wear at spine ends, dots of stain to top-edge, interior clean and bright; illustrated dust jacket with nicking, edge tears, edgewear and creasing, 1.25'' piece missing from lower spine panel, separation at front panel spine edge. 
"A cross between P.G. Wodehouse and Evelyn Waugh, Huxley is gifted in portraying, with a mixture of comedy and satire, the reality and the mentality of Whitehall, Africa, and the criminal."--Ann Massa. The third Africa-set Vachell mystery. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7826 Huxley, Leonard PROGRESS AND THE UNFIT
London: Watts & Co., (1926). First edition: Hardcover issue. Hardcover. Mild uniform offsetting to the front and rear endpapers, else a fine bright copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt; in a lightly chipped and slightly soiled dust jacket. 
Small thin octavo. Conway Memorial Lecture delivered at South Place Institute on May 27, 1926. 52 pages with appendices. Issued simultaneously in cloth and wraps. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7827 Hybel, Alex Roberto THE LOGIC OF SURPRISE IN INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT
Lexington, Massachusetts: Lexington Books, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in a shelfworn dust jacket with some clear-tape externally-repaired tears. 
"A substantial contribution to a dynamic theory of strategy, deception, and surprise, with important implications for many other aspects of international relations."--Francis A. Beer. 179 pages; bibliography and an index. Illustrated with tables. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7828 Hyde, Anthony THE RED FOX
London: Hamish Hamilton, (1985). First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The author's first novel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7829 Hyde, Anthony CHINA LAKE
New York: Knopf, 1992. 0679410848 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The second novel by the author of THE RED FOX. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7830 Hyer, Richard RICEBURNER
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1986). 0684187272 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows just a hint of age-toning and some light rubbing. 
This 1986 Edgar Award nominee for Best First Novel tells the story of Harry Dane, who is searching for the person who set off an explosion that killed another man and nearly killed Dane. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7831 Hylton, Sara JACINTHA
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1981). 0312439385 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A line of fading to the shelf-edges of the upper and lower spine, else near fine in pebbled blue boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
The English author's second novel of gothic-romance has a post-World War I theme and is set in both a haunted clifftop mansion in England and in a war-ravaged French countryside. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7832 Hyman, Tom THE RUSSIAN WOMAN
New York: St.Martin's/Marek, (1983). First edition. Hardcover. Light shelfwear to the upper spine edge, else a near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with traces of wear to the edges. 
A novel by the author of GIANT KILLER. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7833 Ibanez, Vincente Blasco THE FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1919. The Author's Edition. Authorized Translation by Charlotte Brewster Jordan. Very good only: wear, soiling, areas of pale stain to covers, struck-out rubber-stamped notice to pastedown, owner's name to front endsheet, front and rear inner hinges separated and re-glued, very small, very pale areas of stain to preliminaries. 
Tan cloth shelfback with printed spine label, over natural boards with embossed author's monogram; top edge gilt; tissue-guarded frontisportrait of the author. SIGNED by the author to half-title. Scarce thus! Source of the celebrated Valentino film. 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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7834 Ibuse, Masuji LIEUTENANT LOOKEAST And Other Stories
Tokyo, Japan & Palo Alto, Calif.: Kodansha International Ltd., (1971). 0870111477 First editio in English, first printing. Translation by John Bester. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full navy-blue cloth with blind-debossed image to front cover, white titles to spine; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Ten stories by theJapanese author of BLACK RAIN, "noted for his psychologically sharp but sympathetic short stories of ordinary people."--Petri Liukkonen. 247 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7835 Ind, Allison THE SINO-VARIANT
New York: David McKay, (1969). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with light chipping to the upper edge, shelfwear to the edges. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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7836 Ing, Dean BUTCHER BIRD
New York: Forge, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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7837 Inge, William MY SON IS A SPLENDID DRIVER
Boston/Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, (1971). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine with some loss to gilt spine lettering, light spotting to top edge; in a mildly age-toned and price-clipped illustrated dust jacket with a very small chip to spine crown, closed edge tears and attendant creases to front and rear panels. 
SIGNED and dated by the author to the front free endpaper. A novel about a Middle American family, the Hansens, following them from 1919 through the decades, by Inge, award-winning playwright of PICNIC and BUS STOP. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7838 Ingle, D.J., editor PERSPECTIVES IN BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE
(Chicago): (The University of Chicago), (1973). First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine in printed mustard-colored wraps. 
331 pages; figures, tables, references. Includes contributions by Howard A. Schneider, John H. Heller, William S. Appleton, John H. Knowles, Frederic C. Batter, Stuart A. Copans, Wallace C. Ellerbroek, Martin Kantor, Henry Pinsker, and many others. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7839 Ingram, Scott SYMBOL OF AMERICA, NORMAN ROCKWELL
(Huntingdon Valley, Pa.): (Lynell Marketing, Inc.), (1982). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a deluxe binding without dust jacket as issued. Illustrated with beautiful black & white and color plates. 
Limited to 9,500 copies of which this is number 717. Quarto. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7840 Inman, Don & Inman, Kurt APPLE MACHINE LANGUAGE
Reston, Virginia: Reston Publishing Company, Inc./Prentice-Hall, (1981). 0835902315 Reprint. Hardcover. Lower spine edge very lightly bumped, else nearly fine in black cloth and lettered in red to the front cover and spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
A step-by-step guide on entering and executing machine language programming using color, graphics, and sound for people who know BASIC. 296 pages; figures, tables, appendices, index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7841 Innes, Christopher MODERN GERMAN DRAMA: A Study in Form
Cambridge/London/New York/Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, (1979). 0521295602 First edition, first printing: Trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Fine, tight and clean, in wraps. 
In this study of all drama written in German from 1945 to 1977, Innes identifies the social and period influences of dramatists and analyses the theatrical forms they developed to express their experiences. 207 pages; notes; chronology; and index. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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7842 Innes, Hammond MEDUSA
New York: Atheneum, 1988. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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7843 Innes, Hammond THE WRECK OF THE MARY DEARE
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1956. B000H225X6 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Bleached stain to the rear cover that slightly affects the rear endsheets and top page edges, else near fine; in a price-clipped, near fine illustrated dust jacket with minor shelfwear. Jacket illustration by Jean Carlu. 
Classic adventure tale involving the mystery of the abandoned freighter Mary Deare. Source for the 1959 film with Gary Cooper and Charlton Heston. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7844 Innes, Michael ONE-MAN SHOW
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1952). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint offsetting and tape stains to all endsheets, some minor staining to top edge, light bruising to corner tips, a very good plus copy; in an age-toned illustrated dust jacket that shows some light edgewear and soiling, some patches of faint dampstain. 
Vermeer's "Aquarium" is stolen right from under Sir John Appleby's nose. "Suavely erudite, ingenuously plotted, crammed with sinister or eccentrically amazing characters."--Orville Prescott. "Innes' undoubted masterpiece."--Barzun and Taylor. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7845 Innes, Michael THE CRABTREE AFFAIR
New York: Dodd Mead & Company, (1962). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Gift inscription on the front endpaper, otherwise a very good plus copy in a price-clipped and worn dust jacket missing pieces at the upper spine and lower rear panel. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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7846 Innes, Michael MONEY FROM HOLME
(Middlesex, England): Penguin Books, (1966). First paperback edition. Penguin Crime #C2484. Spine ends very lightly bumped, minor cover creases, else a very good copy in wraps. 
Paperback. Cover photograph by Paolo Gori 
Price: 7.50 USD
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7847 Innes, Michael APPLEBY'S OTHER STORY
New York: Dodd Mead & Company, (1974). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A very good plus copy in a price-clipped dust jacket that is rubbed, shelf worn, slightly creased, and has a few tiny edge tears. 
A Sir John Appleby mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7848 Innes, Michael THE MYSTERIOUS COMMISSION
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1975). 0396071341 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Light bumping to lower cover edges, else fine in orange boards with black spine lettering; in a mildly rubbed, lightly edgeworn, faintly age-toned dust jacket. 
Amateur sleuth and portrait painter Charles Honeybath is offered a handsome fee if he will agree to spend a fortnight in the country, at a place unspecified, painting the portrait of a client who must remain unidentified! 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7849 Innes, Michael MONEY FROM HOLME
(Middlesex, England): Penguin Books, (1976). Reprint. Penguin Crime #2484. Reading and cover creases, otherwise a good copy in wraps. 
Paperback. Cover design by Pentagram. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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7850 Innes, Michael GAY PHOENIX
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1976). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Page fore-edges lightly stained, else a very good plus copy in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
A Sir John Appleby mystery. "Michael Innes, of course, writes with all his urbane wit and seemingly casual brillance. To mix a couple of metaphors, he is off the beaten track but right on target."--dust jacket blurb. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7851 Innes, Michael LORD MULLION'S SECRET
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1981). 0396080057 First U.S. edition, first printing. A Red Badge Novel of Suspense. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in black boards with silver spine lettering; in an illustrated dust jacket that shows some minor wear at the spine crown, but that is otherwise fine. 
Charles Honeybath, R.A. is invited to paint the wife of an old school chum, and finds he has another intriguing complex of puzzles to ponder. Painter/sleuth Honeybath also appears in THE MYSTERIOUS COMMISSION, HONEYBATH'S HAVEN and APPLEBY AND HONEYBATH. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7852 Innes, Michael SHEIKS AND ADDERS
New York: Dodd Mead & Company, (1982). 0396080634 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A few tiny dots of soiling to fore-edge, else near fine in a like pictorial dust jacket. 
Sir John Appleby attends a fancy dress charity fete where an incredible number of guests are dressed as sheiks, a scientist arrives with a large collection of adders, and a group of people in Druid costumes insist on practicing an ancient rite. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7853 Innes, Michael APPLEBY AND HONEYBATH
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1983). 0396082475 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Top page edges speckled, else fine; in an age-toned, but fine dust jacket. 
While a guest at Grinton Hall, Charles Honeybath discovers a dead man in the library. Locking the door to the library, Honeybath left, to return shortly with his friend Sir John Appleby--also a houseguest at Grinton--to find that the corpse had vanished. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7854 Innes, Michael APPLEBY AND HONEYBATH
London: Victor Gollancz, 1983. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 

Price: 25.00 USD
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7855 Innes, Michael APPLEBY AND THE OSPREYS
New York: Dodd Mead & Company, (1987). 039608950X First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a very mildly age-toned pictorial dust jacket. 
Lord and Lady Osprey's great country house, Clusters, is being troubled by bats, in the belfry and elsewhere, and when Appleby offers to help, he soon finds himself embroiled in the murder of Lord Osprey, stabbed with an oriental dagger in the library! 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7856 Innes, Michael THE MAN FROM THE SEA
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1988. Reissue. Deluxe edition, in the Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces. Hardcover. Fine, bound in silver-decorated peacock blue leatherette, spine hubbed, all edges silvered. Still in publisher's shrinkwrap; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Originally published in 1955, this cloak-and-dagger thriller is a bit of a departure for Innes, but his trademark donnish erudition and pleasingly literate style are still very much in evidence. In Franklin's estimable and attractive series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7857 Innes, Michael A CHANGE OF HEIR
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1966. 0575023597 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Nearly fine, in red boards with gilt spine stamping; in a very good minus dust jacket, heavily soiled and lightly nicked. 
A wealthy drunkard wants resting actor George Gadberry to impersonate him in order to secure a place in the will of fabulously affluent Great-Aunt Prudence, who lives in a Cistercian monastery and won't allow a single drop of liquor in the place. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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7858 Inness-Brown, Elizabeth BURNING MARGUERITE
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. 0375411968 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip, author's photograph, and publicity sheet laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The short story author's debut novel unfolds the suspenseful tale of a man's tragic family history revealing a hidden love affair with a Native American, murder, and the magic of a mother's love. Told in a retrospective series of parallel flashbacks. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7859 International Astronomical Union APPARENT PLACES OF FUNDAMENTAL STARS 1998: for 1535 Stars from the Fifth Fundamental Catalogue (FK5)
Heidelberg: Astronomisches Rechen-Institut, 1996. 3765000981 First edition. Blue cloth with gilt spine titles. Hardcover. Withdrawn ex-library copy, stamped on all page edges, library record-keeping-plates to the front endpaper and pastedown, else a very good, sound copy that appears unread; no dust jacket. Quarto. 
The 58th volume in an annual series begun by H.M. Nautical Almanac Office, Royal Greenwich Observatory. The introduction, with methods of calculations and explanations, is in English, French, Spanish, German, and Russian. 510 pages; tables and indexes. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7860 International Astronomical Union APPARENT PLACES OF FUNDAMENTAL STARS 1999: for 1535 Stars from the Fifth Fundamental Catalogue (FK5)
Heidelberg: Astronomisches Rechen-Institut, 1997. 376500099X First edition. Blue cloth with gilt spine titles. Hardcover. Withdrawn ex-library copy, stamped on all page edges, library record-keeping-plates on the front endpaper and pastedown, else a very good copy that appears unread; no dust jacket. 
The 59th volume in an annual series begun by H.M. Nautical Almanac Office, Royal Greenwich Observatory. The introduction, with methods of calculations and explanations, is in English, French, Spanish, German, and Russian. 510 pages; tables and indexes. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7861 International House of Japan Library MODERN JAPANESE LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION: A Bibliography
Tokyo, New York & San Francisco: Kodansha International Ltd., (1979). 0870113399 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in green linen with white titles to the spine; in a nearly fine dust jacket with mild fading to the spine panel. Quarto. 311 pages; index of translators; and index of titles. 
The International House of Japan compiled this researched, catalogued reference of all known Japanese fiction, poetry, drama, and other prose literature published in foreign languages, from 1868 to 1978. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7862 Irani, Riyad R. and Clayton F. Callis PARTICLE SIZE: MEASUREMENT, INTERPRETATION, AND APPLICATION
New York: John Wiley & Sons, (1963). First edition. Hardcover. Ownership stamp on the front pastedown endpaper, otherwise a very good copy without dust jacket. 
165 pages including an index. Hardcover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7863 Ireson, Barbara, compiler and Ross, Tony, Illustrator NAUGHTY STORIES
London: Hutchinson, (1989). 0091738938 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in color illustrated, washable boards, issued without dust jacket. 
A collection of ten correctional stories depicting kids not doing as they should, all wryly illustrated by Tony Ross with black-and-white vignettes and full page comical scenes. Do-wrongs include tantrums, untidyness, arguing, non-toothbrushing, and etc. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7864 Iribarne, Matthew ASTRONAUTS: & Other Stories
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2001). 0743203801 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Nearly fine; in a near fine slightly rubbed dust jacket. 
This collection of nine quirky stories set mostly on the west coast comprise the first book by the San Francisco author and winner of the Joseph Henry Jackson Literary Award and the Nelson Algren Prize. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7865 Ironside, Robin DAVID JONES
(Middlesex, Great Britain): Penguin Books, (1949). First edition. Small owner's nameplate, light general wear, else a very good plus copy in stiff wraps. Oblong 8vo. Paperbound. 
32 plates, 16 in color. The Penguin Modern Painters series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7866 Irvine, Robert ANGEL'S SHARE
New York: St. Martin's, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Moroni Traveler novel. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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7867 Irvine, Robert THE HOSANNA SHOUT
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1994). 0312114184 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in an illustrated dust jacket. 
A Moroni Traveler mystery and the seventh novel from the author of THE GREAT REMINDER. Moroni and his adoptive father search for a three-year-old boy who may be Moroni's son. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7868 Irvine, Robert R. BAPTISM FOR THE DEAD
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1988). 039609337X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in black over blue boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine very lightly rubbed dust jacket with light wear and tiny tears to the upper and lower shelf extremities. 
SIGNED by the author to the title-page. The Edgar Allen Poe Award-nominee's first book in the Salt Lake City mystery series featuring private eye Moroni Traveler. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7869 Irvine, William APES, ANGELS, & VICTORIANS: The Story of Darwin, Huxley, and Evolution
Alexandria, Virginia: Time-Life Books, Inc., (1982). Reprint. Hardcover. A fine copy issued without dust jacket. 
494 pages with notes and an index. Illustrated. Deluxe red hardcover binding with gilt lettering and devices. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7870 Irving, Clifford THE THIRTY-EIGHTH FLOOR
New York: McGraw-Hill, (1965). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 25.00 USD
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7871 Irving, Clifford THE ANGEL OF ZIN
London/Sydney/Auckland/Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton, (1984). 034034654X First U.K. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Film production company bookplate to front free endsheet, else fine, as-new, in gilt-lettered black boards; in a lightly age-toned, else fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. 
Story of murder, of evil, and the obligation to revolt against evil, and of love in the most bizarre circumstances; set in 1943, in Berlin and in Nazi-occupied Poland. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7872 Irving, Clifford and Herbert Burkholz THE SLEEPING SPY
New York: Atheneum, 1983. First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with traces of shelfwear to the edges. 

Price: 25.00 USD
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7873 Irving, John A SON OF THE CIRCUS
New York: Random House, (1994). 0679434968 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Irving's eighth novel follows Dr. Farrokh Daruwalla, a 59-year-old orthopedic surgeon living in Toronto, who travels to his homeland of India, and gets re-involved in a murder that occurred twenty years before. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7874 Irving, John A WIDOW FOR ONE YEAR
New York: Random House, (1998). 0375501371 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
The tenth novel from the author of THE CIDER HOUSE RULES. The three-part story of a complex woman told at three critical times in her life. Source for the motion picture "The Door in the Floor" starring Jeff Bridges and Kim Basinger. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7875 Irving, Washington RIP VAN WINKLE and THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW
(West Hatfield, Massachusetts), Pennyroyal Editions, 1984. First edition thus, first printing. Fine, as-new, a quarto-sized volume, bound in brown-beige linen with inset title label to front cover, spine paper title label, each printed in purple; illustrated with twenty-two full-page wood engravings; housed in original matching slipcase. 
One of twelve American Classics produced thus, designed by Barry Moser and illustrated with his wood engravings. Based on the text as published in 1819-20 as "The Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent." Introduction to this issue by Alexander Eliot. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7876 Irving, Washington THE ALHAMBRA: A Series of Tales and Sketches of The Moors and Spanairds
Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1832. First U.S. edition. Two volumes housed in a custom cloth slipcase. New brown cloth shelfback over original tan boards, original spine paper labels. Hardcover. Contemporary ownership signature to the title-pages, boards lightly rubbed and mildly stained, minor shelfwear, light foxing throughout, new endpapers, else very good. Octavo. 36 page catalog inserted at rear. BAL 10136. 
In the spring of 1829, the author of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle," traveled from Seville to Granada, Spain in the company of Russian friend, Prince Dolgorouki. This is his witty, eloquent record of their experiences and impressions. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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7877 Irwin, Wallace; Burgess, Gelett, illustrator THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM JR.: Translated from the Original Bornese into English Verse
San Francisco: Elder & Shepard, (1902). First edition. Large format softcover. Small chip to the lower corner of the half-title page, else near fine in olive green decorative wraps, attractively printed in four colors; in a fine lovely custom cloth clamshell box with gilt-stamped leather label to the front cover. 50 pages. 
Persian pastiche that blends humor and philosophy with a passion for tobacco! Cover design, margin decorations, eight cheeky b&w illustrations by San Francisco literary lion Burgess, including frontispiece: "I Wear Tobacchanalian Wreaths of Smoke." 
Price: 150.00 USD
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7878 Isegawa, Moses SNAKEPIT
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. 0375414541 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"It reads like a macabre horror tale--the special agent comes home to find his wife with her head cut off--but the fiction is grounded in the facts of Idi Amin's dictatorship in Uganda in the 1970s."--Booklist. Isegawa lived in Amin's Uganda. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7879 Isherwood, Christopher THE CONDOR AND THE COWS: A South American Travel-Diary
New York: Random House, (1949). B0007DVOT6 First edition, first printing. In gilt-stamped black cloth shelfback over composition binding, map-decorated endsheets; illustrated dust jacket. Hardcover. Bookstore label and penned name to front free endsheet, ding to upper edge rear cover, else about near fine, in a very good only dust jacket: age-darkened, nicked at spine ends and corners, tiny chip to interior spine panel, wear. 
In September 1947, long before mass tourism and with no knowledge of Spanish, Christopher Isherwood and his lover Bill Caskey left for a six-month tour of Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Argentina. Title-page and photographs by Caskey. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7880 Isherwood, Christopher THE WORLD IN THE EVENING
New York: Random House, (1954). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good, with mild creasing to spine, dot of stain to fore-edge, mild spine slant, very faint cup-ring stains to front cover; in decorative binding; in a good only dust jacket: worn, nicked, tanned, soiled, with tiny chip at head of spine panel. 
Against the backdrop of World War II, THE WORLD IN THE EVENING charts the emotional development of Stephen Monk, an aimless Englishman living in California. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7881 Isherwood, Christopher THE BERLIN STORIES: THE LAST OF MR. NORRIS; GOODBYE TO BERLIN
(New York): A New Directions Book published by James Laughlin, (1945). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Owner's name and address to front pastedown, else a solid very good plus copy; in a quite substantially browned pictorial dust jacket which also shows some rubbing, and shallow chipping at the extremities. 
"I am a camera with its shutter open, quite passive, recording, not thinking. Recording the man shaving at the window opposite and the woman in the kimono washing her hair. Some day, all this will have to be developed, carefully printed, fixed." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7882 Isherwood, Christopher THE MEMORIAL: Portrait of a Family
Norfolk, Connecticut: New Directions, (1946). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Owner's discreet signature and date to front free endsheet, else a fresh, fine copy in burgundy cloth with gilt spine lettering against a black panel; in an about near fine dust jacket with very light toning, rubbing, soiling and nicking. 
Isherwood's second novel. "Long before Truman Capote claimed to have invented the nonfiction novel, Isherwood’s early works...featured a character called Christopher Isherwood recounting experiences that were clearly autobiographical."--L.A. Weekly. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7883 Isherwood, Christopher LIONS AND SHADOWS: An Education in the Twenties
Norfolk, Connecticut: New Directions, (1947). B0006D6WN0 First U.S. edition, first printing. Jacket drawing by E. McKnight Kauffer. Hardcover. A few dots of stain to upper page edges, fore-edge, thus nearly fine, in full blue cloth with gilt lettering against a black spine block; in a price-clipped, age-toned, very good plus jacket with a few tiny chips, short, creased edge tear at upper spine. 
An "autobiographical novel" of London Bohemia in the Twenties, from the author of THE BERLIN STORIES. This copy is SIGNED by author Isherwood and bears some of his notations, unmasking the identities of some of the re-named characters (Auden, Spender). 
Price: 150.00 USD
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7884 Isherwood, Christopher DOWN THERE ON A VISIT
London: Methuen & Co Ltd, (1962). 0413598403 First U.K. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Minor coffee? droplets to page fore-edges, very good plus in textured blue boards with silver titles to the spine; in a price-clipped very good plus dust jacket with light shelf-edge wear and a short tear to the upper front corner. 
This four episode novel intimates stages in the author's own life. The youth becomes an adult, an adult becomes the observer and an observer becomes a chronicler in this caring, thoughtful memoir. Ambrose is based on Francis Turville-Petre. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7885 Ishii, Shonosuke ESSAYS ON ROBERT HERRICK: With a Selection from his HESPERIDES Done into Japanese
[No place]. Kenkyusha, [No date]. First edition (most likely). Hardcover. Front board a bit bowed, Herrick written neatly as title on the spine, overall a clean near fine book in blue dust jacket with some minor uniform fading at the spine and along the edge, with small snag to the front fold. 
Octavo. SIGNED and inscribed in English by Ishii to a scholar. Text mostly in Japanese. Errata slip folded and laid in. 241 pages, notes, index. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7886 Ishmole, Jack WALK IN THE SKY
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1972). 0396065120 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt spine-lettered sapphire blue cloth; in a lightly age-toned, very nearly fine dust jacket with wraparound painting by Richard Lebenson. 
Novel of the "modern Mohawk warriors who battle time and space to give New York City her skyscrapers and bridges." Winner of the Edith Busby Award. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7887 Isler, Werner ACUTE HEMIPLEGIAS AND HEMISYNDROMES IN CHILDHOOD: Clinics In Developmental Medicine Nos. 41/42
London: William Heinemann Medical, 1971. First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Corners lightly bumped, otherwise very good plus in a rubbed dust jacket. 314 pages. A Spastics International Medical Publication. 
Translated from the German by E. H. Burrows. Large octavo. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7888 Ison, Graham CONFIRM OR DENY
New York: St. Martin's, (1989). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7889 Israel, Fred L., editor; introduction by Schlesinger, Arthur M. THE STATE OF THE UNION MESSAGES OF THE PRESIDENTS 1790-1966: Volumes I: 1790-1966; Volume II: 1861-1904; Volume III: 1905-1966
New York: Chelsea House/Robert Hector Publishers, 1966. 0877541310 First edition, first printings. Three volumes. Blue linen with gilt titles to the spines and gilt decoration to front covers. Hardcover. Cobalt-blue endpapers uniformly fading to perimeters as usual, minor stain to lower page edges of volume one, very mild soiling to covers, else a very good, clean set; no dust jackets. Small thick quarto volumes. 
Each of the Presidents' complete annual addresses are sub-divided with subject headings for easy points of reference. Schlesinger's explanatory introduction is extensive and Israel adds three informative prefaces. 6457 total pages; index. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7890 Israel, Peter STIFF UPPER LIP
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, (1978). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Author of HUSH MONEY and FRENCH KISS. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7891 Iversen, Nick RECORD MAKERS AND RECORD BREAKERS
Middle Village, N.Y.: Jonathan David Publishers, (1977). 0824602080 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine, in an illustrated dust jacket with mild age-toning, and tears and creases to the edges of the rear and spine panels. 240 pages, index. 
This book is about the interesting people who established or broke previous records, rather than a listing of current record-holders, like GUINNESS. The brief stories cover the world of sports, arts, business, politics, science, aviation, and daredevils. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7892 Ives, Vernon, newly revised from the original Provencal by; decorations by John Atherton JAURY THE KNIGHT AND THE FAIR BRUNISSENDE
(New York): Holiday House, 1935. First edition thus. Hardcover. Pages age-toned, light wear to edges, some tiny pin-prick spotting to front cover; bound in two-tone grey and red cloth with black lettering and device; in a worn, nicked, age-darkened, very good minus dust jacket with tiny chip to head of spine panel. 
One of the earliest pictures of English knighthood, and a source for Arthurian tales, written by an unknown twelfth-century troubadour who heard the tale related at the court of Don Pedro, king of Aragon. In a lively translation by Ives. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7893 Iyer, Pico ABANDON
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. 037541505X First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Pico Iyer, always a dazzling interpreter of other worlds, has used his honest, clear eye and his gift for empathy to craft a mysterious and engrossing tale. ABANDON . . . creates for the reader an enthralling journey into the self."--Arthur Golden. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7894 Izzi, Eugene BAD GUYS
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1988). 0312017332 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
The second novel from the late author of THE TAKE and INVASIONS. A Chicago detective who has spent six months undercover with the mob is about to reach his goal when things begin to break up. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7895 Izzi, Eugene INVASIONS
New York: Bantam Books, (1990). 0553057693 First edition. Hardcover. Nearly fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows minor age-toning and light rubbing. 
The seventh novel by the "master of tough-guy writing" and late author of THE TAKE and KING OF THE HUSTLERS. "Izzi shows...that he has few peers as a writer about mob-ravaged Chicago." --Publishers Weekly. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7896 Izzi, Eugene INVASIONS
New York: Bantam Books, (1990). 0553057693 First edition. Hardcover. Nearly fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows very light age-toning. 
SIGNED and dated by Izzi to the title-page. Chicago's premier burglar and his less-successful brother plan one last score. By the late author of BAD GUYS and THE PRIME ROLL. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7897 Izzi, Eugene PROWLERS
New York: Bantam Books, (1991). 0553073281 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
The fourth novel from the author of INVASIONS. A thief gets out of jail owing the Mob over three-million dollars and must hide for his life. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7898 Izzi, Eugene THE CRIMINALIST
New York: Avon Books, (1998). First edition. Hardcover. Upper spine end and shelf edges lightly bumped, otherwise a near fine copy in dust jacket. 
Review copy with publisher's folded promotional sheet laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7899 Jablokov, Alexander A DEEPER SEA
New York: An AvoNova Book/William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1992). 0688111130 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Bumping to upper corner tips and upper corners of text block, mild age-toning to pages, areas of faint stain to page fore-edges, thus about near fine; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket that betrays a hint of age-toning. 
"Sf novel of a dolphin experiment that goes wrong and breaks down the barriers to human/dolphin communication in a way that no one is prepared for."--Locus. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7900 Jackson, Edwardo NEVA HAFTA
New York: Villard, (2002). 0375506373 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Edwardo Jackson's second novel, following EVER AFTER. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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