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7901 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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7902 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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7903 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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7904 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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7905 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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7906 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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7907 Jackson, Helen Hunt (H.H.) AH-WAH-NE-DAYS: A Visit to the Yosemite Valley in 1872
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1971. First edition, first printing. One of 450 copies designed and printed by Mallette Dean. Hardcover. Fine in original green patterned boards with tan cloth backstrip and printed paper spine label. 
Tall octavo. 84 pages. Pictorial title-page and color engravings by Mallette Dean. Introduction by Oscar Lewis. Publication number 137 of The Book Club of California. A handsome production. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7908 Jackson, Jon GO BY GO
(Tucson, Arizona:) Dennis McMillan Publications, 1998. 0939767317 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very fine in gilt-stamped black cloth, decorated endpapers, and photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Novel of a rookie Pinkerton cop tangling with radical labor leader Frank Little. Set in Butte, Montana in the year 1917. By the author of the "Fang" Mulheisen series. SIGNED by Jackson on the dedication page. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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7909 Jackson, Jon A. GROOTKA
Woodstock,VT: A Foul Play Press Book/The Countryman Press, (1990). 0881501794 First edition. Hardcover. Previous owner's signature to front free endsheet, splash of nearly invisible dampstain dots to fore-edge, else near fine; in a very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket. 
The third Detective Sgt. "Fang" Mulheisen novel. "The character [Grootka] was drawn in part from stories I heard from my brother, Larry, about some old, legendary hard-ass cops in Detroit."--Jackson. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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7910 Jackson, Jon A. HIT ON THE HOUSE
New York: The Atlantic Monthly Press, (1993). 0871134950 First edition, second printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The fourth Sgt. Fang Mulheisen mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7911 Jackson, Ken STICKING POINT
New York: Simon & Schuster, (1971). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a price-clipped dust jacket with light shelfwear, else very good plus. 
Second novel in the Jud Blade series. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7912 Jackson, Shirley RAISING DEMONS
New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, (1957). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine, with a hint of foxing here and there, in a like, price-clipped illustrated dust jacket that betrays some pale, ghostly dots of foxing, mainly to the flaps. A nice copy. Splendid jacket painting by Maxwell Mays in an appealing folk-art style. 
Second hilarious chronicle of life in the cheerfully chaotic Shirley Jackson-Stanley Hyman household--follow-up to Jackson's LIFE AMONG THE SAVAGES. Readers of Jackson's dark fiction won't be surprised by the author's nimble wit, compassion and grace. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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7913 Jackson, Sir Thomas Graham SIX GHOST STORIES
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 1999. 1899562680 First edition thus: one of five hundred copies issued. Hardcover. Very fine in grey cloth, silver-lettered spine; red-on-red decorated endpapers; in dust jacket with artwork by Jason C. Eckhardt. Edited by Richard Dalby. With photo frontispiece, portrait of the author, and reproduction of the first edition jacket art. 
Penned for the amusement of family and friends by the prominent Edwardian architect, these tales were collected in 1919 and, with one exception, have never been reprinted. In one selection, Jackson was among the first to haunt the London Underground. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7914 Jackson, W. Turrentine WELLS FARGO IN COLORADO TERRITORY
(Denver): (Colorado Historical Society): (1982). First edition. Fine in stiff, illustrated wrappers. 
Ocatvo. 84 pages, index, illustrated with photographs facsimiles, and maps. Colorado Historical Society Monograph Series, No. 1, 1982. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7915 Jackson, W. Turrentine WAGON ROADS WEST: A Study of Federal Road Surveys and Construction in the Trans-Mississippi West, 1846-1869
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1952. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Former owners 1954 dated address in ink to the half-title page, nearly fine in beige linen with burgundy titles to the front cover and spine; lacking the dust jacket. Octavo. 422 pages; notes; bibliography; and index. 
Map end-papers, and 20 maps throughout the text. A well-preserved, handsome, and significant study. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7916 Jackson, W.G.F. THE BATTLE FOR ROME
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1970). B0006D6VPE Second printing. Hardcover. Mild shelfwear, else near fine in black cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 224 pages, thirty-four b&w plates, note on biographical sources, and an index. 
The story of Operation Diadem, culminating on June 4, 1944 with the capture of Rome, the greatest triumph of the Italian campaign--often overshadowed by the invasion of Normandy, made possible in part because German troops were busy defending Rome. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7917 Jacobi, Carl SMOKE OF THE SNAKE
Minneapolis, Minnesota: Fedogan & Bremer, 1994. 1878252100 First edition, limited to 1100 copies. Hardcover. Fine in black coth, in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Beautiful and bizarre jacket art by Jon Arfstrom and an illustration of the author by Rodger Gerberding. 
Edited by Carl Jacobi and R. Dixon Smith with an introduction by Smith. Jacobi was a frequent contributor to the legendary pulp "Weird Tales." Here are fifteen stories never before collected. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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7918 Jacobs, Flora Gill THE DOLL HOUSE MYSTERY
New York: Coward-McCann, (1958). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a very good dust jacket that is faded at the spine. 

Price: 25.00 USD
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7919 Jacobs, G.F. PRELUDE TO THE MONSOON: Assignment in Sumatra
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1982. 0812278380 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in black linen over green boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
British Royal Marine, Major Gideon Francois Jacob's dramatic and vividly detailed personal eye-witness account of the developments in Sumatra immediately after the Japanese surrender in August 1945. 247 pages; and notes. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7920 Jacobs, Jonnie MURDER AMONG NEIGHBORS
(New York): Kensington, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Kate Austen mystery. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7921 Jacobs, Laura WOMEN ABOUT TOWN
(New York): Viking, (2002). 0670030880 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"WOMAN ABOUT TOWN is smart in all the senses of the word: stylish, intelligent, fresh. Save it for a bad day: it will make you happy. Laura Jacobs is something rarer than a promising first novelist--a generous one."--Judith Thurman. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7922 Jacobs, Leland B.; Kaufman, Jeff, illustrator JUST AROUND THE CORNER: Poems about the Seasons
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1993). 0805026762 First edition thus. Originally published in 1964 with different illustrations by John E. Johnson. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated laminated boards; in a fine dust jacket. The special illustrations for this edition were created with bold and cheery paper collages. 
A double-spread original sketch illustration, SIGNED by Jeff Kaufman and inscribed to the illustrator's children's great godfather to the front endsheet. A collection of playful poems for each season. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7923 Jacobs, Nancy Baker A SLASH OF SCARLET
New York: Putnam, (1992). 0399137335 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tanning to textblock, spotty discoloration to endsheets, else near fine in a near fine dust jacket. 
A Devon MacDonald mystery by the author of THE SILVER SCALPEL. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7924 Jacobs, Nancy Baker THE SILVER SCALPEL
New York: Putnam, (1993). 039913834X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The third Devon MacDonald mystery by the author of A SLASH OF SCARLET. SIGNED by the author to the title page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7925 Jacobs, W.W. MANY CARGOES
London: Methuen & Co., 1900. Twenty-fourth edition: so stated on title-page. Hardcover. Very good: with overall light wear, mild soiling, bookplate to front pastedown, offsetting to rear endsheet; in orange binding with black illustrative devices and lettering to front; black artwork and gilt lettering to spine; no dust jacket. 
First collection of stories from the popular British author who, in his time, was best known for his comic tales of the sea and seamen, but is best remembered these days as the author of the macabre tale (not included here) "The Monkey's Paw." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7926 Jacobs, W.W. THE MONKEY'S PAW and Other Tales of Mystery and the Macabre
Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, (2006). First edition thus: A Collector's Edition issued by the Easton Press. Hardcover. Fine in full brown leather, decorated and lettered in gilt, with hubbed spine, all edges gilt, silk endpapers, satin ribbon marker. Still in the publisher's unopened shrinkwrap. 
With an original introduction by Phil Rice and a color frontispiece by Patrick Jones created expressly for this issue. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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7927 Jacobson, Alan THE HUNTED
New York: Pocket Books, (2001). 0671026801 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The second psychological thriller from the former California Medical Evaluator. P.I. Nick Bradley hunts a missing husband and finds an assassin. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7928 Jacobson, Howard THE MIGHTY WALZER
London: Jonathan Cape, (1999). 0224051571 Second printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
From the beginning, Oliver Walzel was a natural - at ping-pong; he can chop, flick and half-volley like a champion...this is the unabashedly autobiographical story of his coming-of-age in 1950s Manchester. 2000 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize-winner. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7929 Jacopini, Letizia, and Bettazzi, Enrico TIBALDI: A Story of Fountain-Pens and Men
Torino-London: Umberto Allemandi & C. (1998). 8842207888 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Upper corners bumped, very good plus to near fine in textured cream boards with black titles to the spine; in a very good plus to near fine dust jacket with creases and a tiny nick to upper corners and two tiny upper shelf-edge tears. Quarto. 121 pages. 
Magnificent quality production with striking color plates illuminating with fascinating detail, the history of the tibaldi pen, its nibs, promotional advertisments and catalogues, founders and company. A comprehensive, in-depth history. 
Price: 295.00 USD
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7930 Jacques, Brian THE LONG PATROL
New York: Philomel Books, (1997). 039923165X First U.S. edition, second printing. Hardcover. Page edges lightly soiled, very good plus; in fine dust jacket illustrated by Troy Howell. 
Tenth installment in the Redwall series. Illustrated by Allan Curless. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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7931 Jacques, Brian CASTAWAYS OF THE FLYING DUTCHMAN
New York: Philomel Books, (2001). 0399236015 First U.S. edition, second printing. SIGNED by the author to the half-title page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
First novel outside of the Redwall series for the popular British fantasist reimagines the legendary tale of the ghost ship and her mad captain from the point of view of a boy and his dog trapped aboard the haunted vessel. Jacket art by Michael Koelsch. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7932 Jaffe, Jody HORSE OF A DIFFERENT KILLER
New York: Fawcett Columbine, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7933 Jaffe, Rona; Illustrated by Erik Blegvad THE LAST OF THE WIZARDS
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1961. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Tall octavo. 32 pages. 
We all wish for things, children and grown-ups alike. But be careful what you wish for! Rona Jaffe's beloved classic is a magical tale of wishes and wizards wonderfully illustrated by the Danish artist Erik Blegvad. Virtually as new! Scarce thus! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7934 Jago, Lucy THE NORTHERN LIGHTS
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. 0375409807 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Very mild crimp to the upper spine end, else fine in color illustrated wraps. 
The true story of the man who unlocked the secrets of the aurora borealis. 293 pages; with a select bibliography, acknowledgments and illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7935 Jahn, Michael MURDER ON THE WATERFRONT
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312278578 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
A Bill Donovan mystery by the Edgar Award-winning author of QUARK MANEUVER. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7936 Jakeman, Jane IN THE KINGDOM OF MISTS
New York: Berkley Prime Crime, (2004). 0425195120 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A thriller that explores the life of artist Claude Monet, against the backdrop of a series of psychopathic killings. Set in 1900 London, when the public still feared a return of Jack the Ripper. The novelist is also an art historian and journalist. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7937 Jakes, John THE HYBRID
New York: Paperback Library, (1969). First Edition: Paperback Original. Paperback Library #63-049. Mass market paperback. Near fine with some yellowing to pages, in wrappers with illustration by Jeff Jones. 
"He was a hybrid--half human, half Omqu--with the strange mental power to wipe out the universe." One of Jakes' memorable excursions into SF. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7938 Jakes, John SIX-GUN PLANET
New York: Paperback Library, (1970). First edition: Paperback Original. #63-13; cover price, $.60. Mass Market Paperback. A rumor of age-toning to the covers, else a glisteningly fine, unopened, as-new copy in illustrated wraps with lively and amusing artwork by Richard Powers. 
Histfic superstar Jakes left sf behind thirty years ago, but not before he wrote this satiric tale of "a deliberately archaic colony planet called Missouri complete with robot gunfighters, just as in the later film, WESTWORLD."--Clute & Nicholls. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7939 Jakes, John TIME GATE
Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, (1972). First edition. Hardcover. Some minor bumping to the lower edge of the turquoise cloth covers, else a near fine copy in a very lightly rubbed pictorial dust jacket. 
In order to prevent the murder of a pacifist president, Tom Linstrum follows a psychotic young scientist into ancient Pompeii and then into the distant future. SF from the versatile Jakes, now perhaps better known for his historical sagas. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7940 Jakes, John CALIFORNIA GOLD
New York: Random House, (1989). 0394561066 First edition, first printing. One of 200 specially bound and numbered copies, SIGNED by the author. Fine in a slipcase that shows very mild uniform fading. 
Rags-to-riches tale set in California with an interesting historical backdrop. "Jakes's impressive research, plus his lively depictions of Hearst, Ambrose Bierce, Leland Stanford, Teddy Roosevelt and others, enriches the story considerably."--PW. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7941 Jakober, Marie ONLY CALL US FAITHFUL: A Novel of the Union Underground
New York: Forge/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2002). 0765303167 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Virginian Elizabeth Van Lew hides behind the guise of mental frailty and innocence to operate a spy ring for the Union during the Civil War. By the author of THE MIND GODS, A PEOPLE IN ARMS, and THE BLACK CHALICE. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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7942 James, Beauregard THE ROAD TO BIRMINGHAM
New York: Bridgehead Books, 1964. First edition. Hardcover. Top corners very lightly bumped, else near fine in dust jacket with some edge wear, several very small closed edge tears, and a trace of yellowing to the edges. 

Price: 35.00 USD
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7943 James, Bill EASY STREETS
New York/London: W.W. Norton & Company, (2005). 039306042X First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"Brilliant combination of almost Jacobean savagery and sexual betrayal with a tart comedy of contemporary manners."--John Harvey. "Intrigue worthy of Shakespeare with humor worthy of the cult BBC-TV show, THE OFFICE."--Keir Graff. Harpur & Iles Mystery. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7944 James, Burnett ESSAYS ON JAZZ
London: Sidgwick and Jackson, (1961). B0007J1O7M First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very faint offsetting to endsheets, black tape applied to copyright page by publisher for overseas sales, else fine in caramel boards with gilt spine lettering; in a price-clipped, mildly rubbed, faintly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 
Collection of James's incisive and eloquent pieces, many of which first saw print in the pages of JAZZ MONTHLY, on such topics as improvisation, Billie Holiday, Lester Young, King Oliver, Bix Beiderbecke, Oscar Peterson, Johnny Hodges, and Duke Ellington. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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7945 James, Clive FIRST REACTIONS: Critical Essays 1968-1979
New York: Knopf, 1980. 0394512332 First edition. Hardcover. Remainder stamp to top page edges, mild bumping to lower corner tips, else near fine in a lightly age-toned dust jacket. 
First U.S. collection of James's eclectic and acute literary criticism gathers pieces about Auden, Berryman, Roethke, Lowell, Solzhentisyn, Lawrence, Hellman, Chandler, Mailer, Monroe, Sherlockiana, and Star Trek! Terrific stuff. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7946 James, Dean POSTED TO DEATH
(New York): Kensington Books, (2002). 1575668858 First edition. Hardcover. Mild crimp to spine crown, else fine in a illustrated dust jacket that shows a paper-clip indentation to upper front panel. Jacket art by T. McFarren. 
Gay American amateur sleuth Simon Kirby-Jones (who is also a vampire) appears in his first full-length mystery which Nancy Pickard hails as "a wickedly funny send-up of the classic cozy British mystery." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7947 James, Dean FAKED TO DEATH
(New York): Kensington Books, (2003). 1575668874 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
A mystery featuring English vampire sleuth Simon Kirby-Jones by the Agatha Award-winning author of POSTED TO DEATH, which Nancy Pickard referred to as "a wickedly funny send-up of the classic cozy British mystery." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7948 James, Henry, Jr. CONFIDENCE
Boston: Houghton, Osgood and Company, 1880. First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Good only: light soiling, wear, mild spine slant, faint staining to covers, a bit shaken; with numeral in white ink to spine, and Meriden Center Lodge bookplate to pastedown; no dust jacket. 
James's fifth novel, substantially revised from its first appearance serially in Scribner's Monthly (from August 1879 through January 1880), and with crucial differences from the first U.K. edition issued by Chatto & Windus in 1879. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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7949 James, Leigh THE PUSH-BUTTON SPY
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., (1970). First edition. Hardcover. Stain to the page fore-edges, otherwise a near fine copy in a price-clipped dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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7950 James, M.R. ETON AND KING'S: Recollections, Mostly Trivial, 1875-1925
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2005. First edition thus, limited to 350 copies. Hardcover. Very fine, in chianti cloth with gilt spine lettering, red-on-red endsheets; a new book, in a very fine dust jacket. With an introduction by Rosemary and Darrell Pardoe. Appendix: James's article "New and Old at Cambridge"--originally seen in The Times. 
The only autobiographical volume written by the man widely accepted as the master of the modern English ghost story. This new edition of the book, first published in 1926 and never reprinted, has been fully indexed by Rosemary and Darrell Pardoe. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7951 James, P.D. THE SKULL BENEATH THE SKIN
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1982). 0571119611 First U.S. edition, first printing: Uncorrected Proof. Hardcover. Mildly soiled and age-toned covers, else near fine yellow printed wraps. 
Private detective Cordelia Gray is invited to the sunlit island of Courcy to protect the vainly beautiful actress Clarissa Lisle from veiled threats on her life. Within the rose red walls of a fairy-tale castle, she finds the stage is set for death. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7952 James, P.D. A CERTAIN JUSTICE
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. 0375401091 First U.S. trade edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
An Adam Dalgliesh mystery and the fourteenth novel from the author of ORIGINAL SIN. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7953 James, P.D. THE CHILDREN OF MEN
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. 0679418733 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Written with the same rich blend of characterization, narrative drive and suspense that distinguish the author's award-winning detective stories, this departure for James is set in 2021 where quite literally the human race is coming to an end. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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7954 James, P.D. & Critchley, T.A. THE MAUL AND PEAR TREE: The Ratcliffe Highway Murders 1811
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1986). First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Slight lean to the spine, mild tanning to the spine and shelf extremities, with hints of soiling to the covers, else a very good plus copy in light grey wraps. 
This first non-fiction work to be made available to American readers by the bestselling mystery writer P.D. James; she teams here with a highly respected police historian (Critchley) to analyze a notorious early nineteenth-century murder case. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7955 James, Peter POSSESSION
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1988. 0575042729 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
From the author of ATOM BOMB ANGEL, this is a harrowing tale of psychic powers, based on fact. When her son is killed, Alex Hightower begins to have scary psychic experiences that leads her to uncover the truth about her son's past. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7956 James, Peter DENIAL
(London): Orion, (1998). 0752810200 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Mild crease to the rear cover, otherwise near fine in cream printed wraps. 
When Thomas Lamark's beloved mother takes an overdose rather than face the collapse of her acting career, Thomas decides that someone must be made accountable. "Britain's answer to Stephen King and Michael Crichton. Brilliant."--Sunday Express. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7957 James, William SELECTED WRITINGS
New York: Book-of-the-Month Club, (1997). First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Created exclusively for members of the book club and contains an original introduction by the eminent author, educator, and psychiatrist Robert Coles. 549 pages. Hardcover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7958 Jameson, Henry B. HEROES BY THE DOZEN
Abilene, Kansas: Shadinger-Wilson Printers, 1961. First edition. Hardcover. Lower corner tips lightly bumped otherwise a near fine copy without dust jacket. 
Warmly inscribed by the author in the year of publication, 1961. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7959 Jamieson, Leah H. , Dennis B. Gannon and Robert J. Douglass THE CHARACTERISTICS OF PARALLEL ALGORITHMS
Cambridge, The MIT Press, (1987). First edition. Hardcover. Corners slightly rubbed else near fine without dust jacket as issued. 
Scientific Computation Series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7960 Jance, J.A. FAILURE TO APPEAR
New York: William Morrow and Company Inc., (1993). 068812674x First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A J.P. Beaumont mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7961 Jance, J.A. RATTLESNAKE CROSSING: A Joanna Brady Mystery
New York: Avon Books, (1998). 0380974991 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Jance's sixth novel in the acclaimed Joanna Brady series. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7962 Jance, J.A. JUSTICE DENIED
(New York, NY): William Morrow/An imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, (2007). 9780060540920 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
In this Seattle mystery installment, police investigator J.P. Beaumont is given an ex-drug dealer murder assignment, while his lover and fellow cop Mel Soames is given a sex offenders murder assignment. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7963 Jance, J.A. WEB OF EVIL
New York/London/Tokyo/Sydney: A Touchstone Book/Published by Simon & Schuster, (2007). 1416537074 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Sequel to EDGE OF EVIL and the second thriller featuring Ali Reynolds. This time Ali's cheating husband is murdered--and Ali is the prime suspect. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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7964 Jance, J.A. DEVIL'S CLAW
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (2000). First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
A Joanna Brady mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7965 Jance, J.A. WITHOUT DUE PROCESS
New York: William Morrow, (1992). 0688114598 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author. A J.P. Beaumont mystery. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7966 Jance, J.A. SHOOT DON'T SHOOT
New York: William Morrow, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Joanna Brady mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7967 Jane, Mary C., annotator and translator ASSER'S LIFE OF KING ALFRED
New York: Cooper Square Publishers, Inc., 1966. First edition thus, first printing. Hardcover. Spine lightly faded, near fine, tight and clean hardcover in green linen with black titles to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. Small octavo. 163 pages; introduction; complete translated text; notes; date table; and index. 
Asser, a literary scholar, monk, bishop, and friend of King Alfred's, is attributed with writing the biography. Jane offers historical details on Asser's life in her explanatory 43 page introduction, and adds extensive notes on her English translation. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7968 Janes, J. Robert DOLLMAKER
(New York): Soho, (2002). 1569472858 First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in photo-pictorial glossy wraps. 
A Jean-Louis St.-Cyr and Hermann Kohler detective novel set in occupied France in 1943. "Unorthodox detective partners in a haunting wartime series."--Marilyn Stasio. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7969 Janko, Richard ARISTOTLE ON COMEDY: Towards a Reconstruction of POETICS II
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, (1984). 0520053036 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 294 pages; bibliography, indexes. 
Richard Janko's edition of the text is accompanied by a facing translation, interpretive essays, reconstruction and commentary. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7970 Janot, C. QUASICRYSTALS: A Primer
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992. 0198513895 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in oxford-blue cloth with gilt titles and devices; in a clear plastic dust jacket. 
Monographs on the Physics and Chemistry of Materials, No.48. This book is substantially descriptive for accessibilty to a wide circle of readers. The chapters are concluded with problems. 320 pages; index. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7971 Japan Package Design Association, editors PACKAGE DESIGN IN JAPAN: Vol 1
(Tokyo, Japan): (Rikuyo-Sha Publishing, Inc.) (1985). 0870117386 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Bound in illustrated glossy boards. Folio. 352 pages. 
This excellent book contains designs classified into four groups: Packages with Sales Strategies; Packages according to Functions; Packages for Design; Experimental Packages. 690 full-color photographs. Text in Japanese and English. In NEW condition! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7972 Japan Stage & Television Designers Assocation STAGE & TELEVISION DESIGN OF JAPAN I, 1970-1978
(Tokyo, Japan): Keishosha Publishing Co., Ltd., 1985. 4874391079 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in white faux-leather binding with gray stamping; in fine, as-new, full-color pictorial dust jacket. Housed in original cardboard slipcase. Square quarto. 
Stunningly beautiful collection of full-color production photos, design renderings and sketches. With a foreword by Hachiro Nakajima; introduction by Ryotaro Mitsubayashi. [245] pages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7973 Japrisot, Sebastien ONE DEADLY SUMMER
New York: Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich, (1980). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Remainder mark on bottom page edges, else near fine in a price-clipped dust jacket that is near fine. 
Author of SLEEPING-CAR MURDERS. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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7974 Jardine, Quintin STAY OF EXECUTION
(London): Headline, (2004). 0747274509 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Excitement on the streets of Edinburgh is feverish as the city prepares for a huge rally to celebrate the return of Pope John the 25th to his home town. A Bob Skinner crime novel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7975 Jarrell, Randall THE LOST WORLD: New Poems
New York: The Macmillan Company, (1965). First edition. Hardcover. Tiny sticker shadow to front pastedown (which shows a mild production crease), pages lightly tanned, else a near fine copy in gilt-stamped milk chocolate cloth; in a mildly age-toned dust jacket with a tiny dot of stain to upper spine fold. 
The final collection of verse from one of the outstanding poets of the postwar generation. "Let me sleep beside you, each night, like a spoon;/When, starting from my dreams, I groan to you,/May your I love you send me back to sleep." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7976 Jarrell, Randall JEROME: The Biography Of A Poem
New York: Grossman Publishers, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A poem in the making, containing facsimiles of the fifty work sheets left by Jarrell to create this elegant tribute. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7977 Jarvik, Lissy F. and Winograd, Carol Hutner, editors. TREATMENTS FOR THE ALZHEIMER PATIENT: The Long Haul
New York: Springer Publishing Company, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Owner's signature on front endpaper, and very slight fading to the spine, else a near fine copy without dust jacket. 
This informative work encompasses diagnosis, treatment, behavioral management, family assessment and community involvement to focus on Alzheimer's and related disorders as diseases which can be helped rather than as hopeless conditions. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7978 Jarvis, Sharon, editor INSIDE OUTER SPACE: Science Fiction Professionals Look at Their Craft
New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., (1985). 080442411X First edition. In Ungar's excellent ''Recognition'' series of critical studies of science fiction. Hardcover. Textblock a trifle tanned, else a fine copy in lightly age-toned pictorial dust jacket. 
An insider's perspective distinguishes this intriguing collection of original essays by some of the leading lights of mid-eighties sf: Marion Zimmer Bradley, C.J. Cherryh, Geo. Alec Effinger, Parke Godwin, Ron Goulart, Stuart David Schiff, others. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7979 Jason, Leon, story; Ruhman, Ruth, illustrations GANDY GOOSE
New York: Wonder Books, (1957). First edition. Wonder Books #695. Hardcover. Tiny split at upper spine hinge, some darkening to the covers, tanning to the pages, else a much better than usually encountered, nearly fine copy in laminated, color-illustrated boards. 
Cowboys and Indians learn to be friends (and end up celebrating by roasting weenies and toasting marshmallow over a big open fire) in this lively, washable-covered picture book tie-in to CBS' Terrytoons animated TV show. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7980 Jaspers, Karl; Ashton, E.B., translator and editor THE FUTURE OF GERMANY
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, (1967). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in rose-red cloth; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket with very light edgewear and rubbing, and a few tiny closed edge tears. 173 pages. Small octavo. 
"Politically the most important book to appear in Germany after the Second World War."--Hannah Arendt, from her foreword. Jaspers won the Goethe Prize and the German Peace Prize. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7981 Jayaram, R. MASS SPECTROMETRY: Theory and Applications
New York: Plenum Press, (1966). First edition. Hardcover. Former owner's signature on front flyleaf and a previous owner's embossed seal on the half-title page, overall a near fine copy in maroon cloth without dust jacket. 
Octavo. 225 pages, references, indexes, tables, equations, graphs, figures. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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7982 Jeans, Marylu Terral MOONSET
Francestown, New Hampshire: The Golden Quill Press, Publishers, (1971). 0823301680 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in sky blue cloth with gilt lettering and devices; in a fine, though mildly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. A lovely copy. 
Second collection of verse from the Oklahoma-born poet, who has SIGNED this copy with a brief inscription to a colleague; laid in: a TLS, on California Federation of Chaparral Poets notepaper, in which she discusses her writing and her personal life. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7983 Jeapes, Ben THE NEW WORLD ORDER
Oxford/New York: David Fickling Books, (2005). 0385750137 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"A spectacular firecracker mix of science fiction, parallel worlds, 'what-ifs' and English history. Cromwell, Cavaliers, and machine guns!"--John Whitbourn. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7984 Jeapes, Ben THE NEW WORLD ORDER
Oxford/New York: David Fickling Books, (2005). 0385750137 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Fans of alternative history will relish the treatment of this historic conflict, and the realistic warfare, sympathetic characters, and flawless pacing."--The Bulletin. "An outstanding, thought-provoking page-turner."--Kirkus. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7985 Jeffers, H. Paul RUBOUT AT THE ONYX
New Haven, Connecticut: Ticknor and Fields, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 

Price: 12.50 USD
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7986 Jeffers, H. Paul MURDER ON MIKE
New York: St. Martin's, (1984). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Harry MacNeil mystery. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7987 Jeffers, H. Paul READER'S GUIDE TO MURDER
New York: St. Martin's, (1996). 0312144008 First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Sergeant John Bogdanovich mystery from the author of GRAND NIGHT FOR MURDER. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7988 Jeffers, Robinson SOLSTICE: And Other Poems
New York: Random House, 1935. First trade edition. Green cloth with gilt spine and cover titles. Hardcover. Uniform offsetting to the front endsheet, ownership signature to the front pastedown endpaper, else near fine; in an age-toned and shelfworn dust jacket slightly nicked and chipped, and missing a thumbnail-sized piece from the lower rear panel. 
An attractively produced volume printed from type set by The Grabhorn Press with devices by Mallette Dean and initials by Joseph Sinel. A collection of lyrical poems on Greek, Teutonic, Celtic, and California themes by the quintessential California poet. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7989 Jeffers, Robinson SUCH COUNSELS YOU GAVE TO ME & Other Poems
New York: Random House, (1937). First edition, trade issue. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in maroon cloth with gilt stamping to front cover and spine, maroon top-edge tint; in near fine dust jacket with age-darkening--especially to spine panel, and very minor wear to the edges, tiny edge tear to rear panel. 
Collects the long narrative poem of the title, and twenty-two shorter poems. Jacket vignette (echoed on the title-page) by Fritz Eichenberg. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7990 Jeffers, Robinson; William Everson CALIFORNIANS: With An Introduction By William Everson
[Cayucos]: Cayucos Press, 1971. First edition thus. One of 50 numbered copies, specially bound SIGNED by William Everson. Our copy is #38. Hardcover. Fine in clothbacked printed paper boards; issued without dust jacket. 
New edition of Robinson Jeffer's second book, originally published in 1916, with a twenty-page introduction by Everson. This attractive edition was designed and printed by Graham Mackintosh. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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7991 Jefferson, Joseph THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JOSEPH JEFFERSON
New York: The Century , Co., (1897). Early printing. Hardcover. Very good plus: Rebound in peacock blue half-leather over marbled blue-and-gold boards; hubbed spine lettered, ruled and decorated in gilt; gilt top edge; marbled endsheets; the binding and the endsheets show wear, the interior is bright and unblemished. 
Memoir by one of 19th Century America's most prominent thespians, who became forever identified with the role of RIP VAN WINKLE, and for whom the Chicago Joseph Jefferson acting awards are named. Illustrated with scores of coated stock inserts. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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7992 Jeffrey, Thomas E. STATE PARTIES AND NATIONAL POLITICS: North Carolina, 1815-1861
Athens, Georgia: The University of Georgia Press, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A comprehensive study of political party development in North Carolina during the antebellum period. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7993 Jeffreys, J.G. WILFUL LADY
New York: Walker, (1975). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a dust jacket with rubbing to front and rear covers, else very good plus. 
A lusty mystery set in regency England. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7994 Jeffreys, J.G. SUICIDE MOST FOUL
New York: Walker, (1981). 0802754309 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a dust jacket with light shelfwear, else very good. 
A Jeremy Sturrock mystery from the author CONSPIRACY OF POISONS. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7995 Jeffries, John T. SPECTRAL LINE FORMATION
Waltham, Massachusetts: Blaidsdell Publishing Company, (1968). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
Octavo. Written for advanced courses in stellar atmospheres or general astrophysics. 298 pages, references, indexes, graphs, equations. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7996 Jeffries, Roderic THE AMBIGUITY OF MURDER: An Inspector Alvarez Novel
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312269684 First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in glossy, illustrated wraps. 
When the body of retired Bolivian diplomat Guido Zavala is found in a swimming pool, Alvarez suspects it is more than an accident, and when he starts receiving threatening phone calls, he realizes he may be the killer's next intended victim. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7997 Jelinek, Elfriede GREED
New York/Toronto: Seven Stories Press, (2007). 9781583227572 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
This thriller featuring an ambitious country policeman and the lonely women he seduces, is the first novel published in English since the Austrian author was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Jelinek also penned the filmed novel, THE PIANO TEACHER. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7998 Jenkins, Dan DEAD SOLID PERFECT
New York: Atheneum, 1974. 0689106203 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine; in an illustrated dust jacket with the front flap creased. 
The classic golf novel. "Dan Jenkins is the nearest thing to Ring Lardner this generation has ever seen. No one has captured the essential lunacy of the twentieth-century sports (and TV) scene as accurately and hilariously as this."--Los Angeles Times. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7999 Jenkins, Dan DEAD SOLID PERFECT
New York: Atheneum, 1974. 0689106203 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine; in a price-clipped and age-toned dust jacket. 
"This is vintage Jenkins--profane, outrageous, and sharp-eyed in its parody of the overblown world of big-time golf. It is also distinguished by a climactic golf match that may be the funniest scene he's ever written."--Newsweek. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8000 Jenkins, Ferguson with Dave Fisher INSIDE PITCHING
Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, (1972). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, unread in blue cloth; in a price-clipped, else fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. Quarto. 88 pages; glossary and an index. Black-and-white photographs, drawings, and diagrams. 
A scientific guide to winning pitching techniques by the Chicago Cubs' star pitcher and winner of the 1971 Cy Young Award. The three-time All-Star was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991. Very scarce in this AS NEW condition! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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