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8401 Kery, Patricia Frantz GREAT MAGAZINE COVERS OF THE WORLD
New York: Abbeville Press Publishers, (1984). 0517442892 First edition, second printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Quarto. 384 pages; selected bibliography; publication spans of selected magazines; index, and collection credits. 
An international cross-section survey of more than 500 carefully selected covers, spanning a century and a half of magazine publishing around the world. Patricia Kery's informative text presents a world history of illustrated magazines. Fascinating! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8402 Kessler, Jascha WHATEVER LOVE DECLARES
Los Angeles: The Plantin Press, 1969. B0006CEBYS First edition, first printing: one of 500 copies printed. Hardcover. Very close to fine, in ochre cloth shelfback with printed spine label, over patterned boards; no dust jacket, as issued. Tall octavo. 59 numbered pages. 
First book of poetry from the award-winning short story writer, playwright and translator. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8403 Ketchum, Jack STRANGLEHOLD
New York: Berkley Books, (1995). 0425149463 First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in pictorial wraps. 
Suspense/horror novel by the author of JOYRIDE and OFF SEASON. Published in the UK as ONLY CHILD. "A devastating novel."--Stephen King. A sharp, unread copy! 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8404 Ketter, Greg, edited by SHELF LIFE: Fantastic Stories Celebrating Bookstores
Minneapolis, MN: DreamHaven Books, (2002). 1892058057 First edition, first printing: limited issue. One of 1000 numbered copies SIGNED by all the authors. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. With an introduction by Neil Gaiman. Jacket illustration by John Picacio. 
SIGNING contributors include: Gene Wolfe, Melanie Tem, Jack Williamson, Nina K. Hoffman, Neil Gaiman, Charles de Lint, Ramsey Campbell, David Bischoff, Harlan Ellison, Rick Hautala, Ketter, P.D. Cacek, Lisa Morton, Patrick Weekes, more! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8405 Key, Alexander THE GOLDEN ENEMY
Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, (1969). 066432441X First edition. Hardcover. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, else a nearly fine copy in yellow cloth, with black reverse lettering to spine; in a price-clipped, but otherwise fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design by Don Patterson. 
Far-future juvenile fantasy of Boy Jaim and his search for the Golden One, the giant impossible beast, who may know the secret history of mankind that mankind itself has forgotten. From the author of ESCAPE TO WITCH MOUNTAIN. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8406 Key, Alexander; written and illustrated by RIVETS AND SPROCKETS
Philadelphia: The Westminister Press, (1964). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in pale blue cloth stamped in black; in a very nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket that shows a hint of edge wear and mild soiling. The dust jacket is priced at $3.25. 
Juvenile science fiction/adventure novel featuring two robots, Rivets and Sprockets, and their space adventures. Alexander Key's novel ESCAPE TO WITCH MOUNTAIN was made into a popular film. Very scarce as most copies were sold to public libraries. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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8407 Keyes, Frances Parkinson DINNER AT ANTOINE'S
New York: Julian Messner, Inc., (1948). 067119657X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Bookplate to the half-title page, and wear to the shelf edges with fraying to the spine ends, thus very good in brown cloth, gilt spine titles, illustrated endpapers; lacking the dust jacket. 
Signature novel from the mid-century bestselling author and "Story-Teller to the World" is a character-rich, atmospheric murder mystery and romance set against the exciting backdrop of New Orleans during Carnival. In Hubin. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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8408 Keyes, Frances Parkinson CHRISTIAN MARLOWE'S DAUGHTER
Portway Bath, Cedric Chivers Ltd, (1969). First edition thus. Hardcover. A bright, fine copy in vivid purple binding, stamped in gilt to the spine; in an illustrated dust jacket with one tiny nick to spine head. A lovely copy. 
Unusual reissue of Keyes' novel of Faith Marlowe and her marriage to the young Baron Rudolf von Hohenlohe, the scion of one of the most distinguished of European aristocratic families. Also known as SENATOR MARLOWE'S DAUGHTER. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8409 Keyes, Frances Parkinson THE GREAT TRADITION
Portway Bath, Cedric Chivers Ltd, (1973). 855947853 Reprint. Hardcover. A bright, fine copy in vivid green binding, stamped in gilt to the spine; in an illustrated dust jacket that is very mildly age-toned Wraparound jacket art by Jon Bowman. 
Sequel to CHRISTIAN MARLOWE'S DAUGHTER follows Rudolph and Faith von Hohenloe's son, Hans Christian, as he returns to Germany after World War I and is seduced by the hopes implicit in the embryonic Nazi movement. Scarce issue. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8410 Keyes, Frances Parkinson VICTORINE
New York: Julian Messner, Inc., 1958. B0007DK79E First edition, first printing. Jacket by Don Lambo. Hardcover. Whisper of wear at the extremities, else fine, in jade-green binding with gilt stamping; in an about near fine illustrated dust jacket that shows some fading to spine panel, mild edgewear, and tape reinforcement to the inside of the jacket's upper spine. 
Louisiana-set yarn of the stormy romance between likeable, cocky, rice mill manager Prosper Villac, and rich, willful and beautiful Victorine LaBranche. Everything changes when provocative dance hall accordion player Titine is found dead in a rice bin. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8411 Khaksar, Mansour UP TO THIS POINT: Selected Poems
Granada Hills, Ca.: Hezare, 1997. First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Very mild rubbing to the covers else a tight, near fine copy in illustrated wraps. Side-by-side English/Iranian text. 169 pages. 
Translated by Farkhondeh Afrookhteh. An active member of the freedom-fighting Iranian literary scene, Khaksar endured jail and torture until his 1989 exile to Los Angeles. This selection highlights 30 years of poetry and includes an L.A. based poem. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8412 Khan, Mohd. Shabbir SCHUMPETER'S THEORY OF CAPITALIST DEVELOPMENT
Aligarh, India: Muslim University, (1957). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Ex-library copy, with bookplate to the front pastedown, a date-stamped slip to the front endpaper, a number label to the spine, with covers somewhat soiled and faded, and with pencil underlining and check-marks to the text. A good sound copy. 
A thorough analysis of Schumpeter's theory starting with a descriptive model, an examination of the formation of ideas and influences and finishing with comparisons. 175 pages; tables; charts; appendix; and index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8413 Khandpur, Navtej (Kay); Wevers, Jasmine SALES FORCE AUTOMATION: Using Web Technologies
New York: Wiley Computer Publishing, (1998). First edition. Fine in coated wraps; includes CD-ROM with HTML templates, sample checklists, and SFA applications. 
Planning, implementing, and managing Web-based sales force automation systems. Indexed. 424pp. In print at $44.99. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8414 Khayyam, Omar; presented by Willy Pogany THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
(Trowbridge & London): Redwood Press Limited, [undated]. 0245574581 Deluxe leather binding on a facsimile reprint of the George G. Harrap edition of the Rubaiyat in Fitzgerald's translation with Pogany's illustrations. Hardcover. Nearly fine, rebound in a signed leather binding by Bayntun of gilt-tooled, polished orange-red leather with hubbed spine, gilt lettering, rules, decorative borders, and elaborate front cover vignette of a goblet encircled by a coiled snake. 
The leather binding shows a few very mild pen impressions and nearly invisible, superficial scratches. Pogany's artwork appears in full-color inserted plates and green monochromatic decorative borders, initial letters and decorative devices. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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8415 Khilmi, G.F. QUALITATIVE METHODS IN THE MANY BODY PROBLEM
New York: Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, (1961). First edition in English. Hardcover. Small dot on front fly, overall a tight very good plus copy in a price-clipped dust jacket that is slightly chipped and torn at the upper spine, with some staining and rubbing evident. 
Russian tracts on advanced mathematics and science, Volume III. Translated from the Russian by B.D. Seckler. 117 pages, bibliograpy, index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8416 Kholodnyi, Valery A. BELIEFS-PREFERENCES GAUGE SYMMETRY GROUP AND REPLICATION OF CONTINGENT CLAIMS IN GENERAL MARKET ENVIRONMENT
(Research Triangle Park, NC): IES Press, (1998). 0966303210 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in slick laminated boards; no dust jacket. 
436 pages; figures, bibliography, index. Includes a section on the application of the beliefs-preferences gauge symmetry group to the replication of European contingent claims with preliminaries discussing market environment and intervention condition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8417 Khorsandi, Hadi THE AYATOLLAH AND I
(New York): Readers International, (1987). 0930523369 First edition in English, first printing. Translation by Ehssan Javan. Hardcover. Pages uniformly tanned, as expected, else fine, in brown boards with gilt spine titles; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
In London, Khorsandi published the satirical journal ASGHAR AGHA, from which this, his first collection in English, is drawn. These pieces appeared there in Persian between 1979 and 1987. Introduction by the translator. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8418 Kidd, Sue Monk THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES
(New York, New York): Viking, (2002). 0670894605 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine second state dust jacket (with the Good Morning America blurb). 
"Sue Monk Kidd's eccentric, inventive, and ultimately forgiving novel is reminiscent of the work of Reynolds Price in its ability to create a truly original Southern voice."--Anita Shreve. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8419 Kidd, Virginia, edited by MILLENNIAL WOMEN
New York: Delacorte Press, (1978). 0440055997 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket code, 5437. Jacket painting by Enrich. 
Collects: Cynthia Felice, "No One Said Forever"; Diana L. Paxson, "The Song of N'Sardi-El"; Elizabeth L. Lynn, "Jubilee's Story"; Cherry Wilder, "Mab Gallen Recalled"; Joan D. Vinge, "Phoenix in the Ashes"; Ursula K. Le Guin, "The Eye of the Heron." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8420 Kiely, Benedict A COW IN THE HOUSE And Nine Other Stories
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1978. 0575025190 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, fresh, as-new, in brown boards with gilt spine lettering; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. 
"The first meaning of 'the state of Ireland' is that it's a place where stories are still told, deliciously and by masters of the art, of whom Benedict Kiely is perhaps the foremost."--New York Times. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8421 Kienzle, William X. DEADLINE FOR A CRITIC
Kansas City, New York: Andrews, McMeel & Parker, (1987). 0836261232 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In the ninth mystery featuring priest/sleuth Father Koesler, a murdered performing arts critic leaves behind many suspects, inflamed with ample motives. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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8422 Kieran, James COME MURDER ME
New York: Gold Medal Books/Fawcett Publications, Inc., (1951). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Gold Medal #150; no cover price. Mass market paperback. A tiny area of lamination lift to lower front cover, else a virtually perfect, as-new, unopened, fine copy in laminated, illustrated wraps. Cover painting by Barye Phillips. 
Intriguing spin on one of noir's key tropes: amnesia. Curt Jackson has spells when he becomes Arthur Brownlow, who hires a gunman to kill...Curt Jackson! Reprinted by Phantom in Australia and as DANN TOTE MICH by Kranichbuch. Kieran's only mystery. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8423 Kihn, Greg HORROR SHOW
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1996). 0312860455 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"Fondly caricatures Hollywood schlockmeisters such as Roger Corman, William Castle and, especially, Ed Wood in a flashback account of the shooting of a Z-grade film, Cadaver, and the curse that has befallen those associated with the movie."--PW. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8424 Kijewski, Karen COPY KAT
New York: Doubleday, (1992). First edition. Light shelfwear to the edges, else a near fine copy in wraps. 
Uncorrected advance proof in wraps. A Kat Colorado novel. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8425 Kijewski, Karen WILD KAT
New York: Doubleday, (1994). 0385468512 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
After Kat Colorado pulls a hunky young man from a fiery car wreck, he hires her to find out who wants his plain-Jane wife dead. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8426 Kijewski, Karen ALLEY KAT BLUES
New York: Doubleday, (1995). 0385468520 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A serial killer is stalking the Vegas Strip, and Hank's investigation is taking him over the line. His obsession could cost him both Kat Colorado and his career--while Kat's could cost her her life. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8427 Kijewski, Karen STRAY KAT WALTZ
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1998). 0399143688 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Kat Colorado takes on a seemingly straightforward case, only to find herself wandering a twisted trail of deceit and deadly menace. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8428 Kijewski, Karen KATWALK
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1989). 0312029691 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Crimp to the crown of the spine, textblock age-toned (as usual), else near fine; in a nearly fine pictorial dust jacket with a trace of shelfwear and mild age-toning. 
Scarce debut for Kijewski and her series sleuth, Kat Colorado. Winner of the Private Eye Writers of America Best First Private Eye Novel Contest. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8429 Kijewski, Karen HONKY TONK KAT
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1996). 0399141332 First edition, first printing. Dated and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
The seventh book in the Kat Colorado finds Kat coming to the aid of a childhood friend--set against the backdrop of Nashville's country music scene. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8430 Kijewski, Karen KAT SCRATCH FEVER
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1997). 0399142452 First edition, first printing. Dated and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
The eighth book in the Kat Colorado series. "Compeling and graceful... Very hard to put down."--Robert B Parker. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8431 Kiker, Douglas MURDER ON CLAM POND
New York: Random House, (1986). 0394557638 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows a hint of age-toning and one short, closed edge tear to the rear panel. 
The third novel and first mystery from this former NBC News correspondent who died in 1991. A down-on-his-luck newspaper reporter investigates a murder in his small Cape Cod town for a Boston newspaper. Debut appearance of Mac Macfarland. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8432 Kiker, Douglas MURDER ON CLAM POND
New York: Random House, (1986). 0394557638 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with a slightly faded spine. 
MURDER ON CLAM POND is a tidy, lovely, Cape Cod mystery written by a craftsman's hand....lots of fun to read."--George V. Higgins. The late author's first mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8433 Kiker, Douglas DEATH AT THE CUT
New York: Random House, (1988). 0394569520 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The fourth novel from the television news reporter turned mystery author. This is the second Cape Cod-set Mac McFarland novel, the previous being MURDER ON CLAM POND. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8434 Kikuchi, Goro METABOLISM OF HEME AND RELATED COMPOUNDS
Sendai: Tohoku University School of Medicine, 1984. First edition. Complimentary copy with publisher's sheet laid in. Hardcover. Small rubberstamped name to the front endpaper, else a near fine and sturdy copy printed on glossy stock and bound in slate grey cloth with gilt titles; no dust jacket. 
Selected Papers from the Laboratory of Goro Kikuchi. Tall octavo. 463 pages; tissue-guarded portrait of Goro Kikuchi, list of original publications. Figures and tables. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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8435 Killens, John Oliver AND THEN WE HEARD THE THUNDER
London: Jonathan Cape, (1964). First U.K. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very pale foxing to page edges and preliminaries, area of fading to top-edge color, else near fine; in a price-clipped, age-darkened illustrated dust jacket that shows some light mottling to the reverse of the spine panel. 
Second novel by the pioneering screenwriter/author/activist and founder of the Harlem Writers Guild tells the story of a black American company in WWII. "Mr. Killens tells the truth, tells it with love and precision."--James Baldwin. Pulitzer nominee. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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8436 Killick, Jane BABYLON 5: Point of No Return
New York: Del Rey/The Ballantine Publishing Group, (1998). 0345424492 First U.S. edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine, an as-new, unread copy in color photo-pictorial wraps. 
Comprehensive, episode-by-episode guide to the third season of the sf TV series created by J. Michael Straczynski. Illustrated with eight pages of color photos, reproduced on coated stock inserts. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8437 Kilmer, Nicholas HARMONY IN FLESH AND BLACK
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
This first Fred Taylor mystery "...exposes a deep knowledge of the sometimes tricky and treacherous haut monde of art dealers, collectors, and curators." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8438 Kilmer, Nicholas O SACRED HEAD
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1997). 0805050337 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in brown cloth over black boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
The third installment of this mystery series featuring Fred Taylor and set in the Boston/Cambridge art world. Kilmer has also written MAN WITH A SQUIRREL, HARMONY IN FLESH AND BLACK, and A PLACE IN NORMANDY, a travel memoir. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8439 Kim, M.P., et al HISTORY OF THE USSR: The Era of Socialism
Moscow: Progress Publishers, (1982). First edition in English. Hardcover. Tanning to spine of dust jacket, else near fine. 
602 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8440 Kim, Yong-jae; Lee, Paul, editor EVEN BEING PRESSED BY WHEELS, SUNBEAMS NEVER DIE: The Sequence of Poems about Life
Los Angeles, California: Eastwind Press, (1996). 0965325806 First U.S. edition, first printing. Fine in bright pink glossy perfect-bound photo-pictorial wraps. 
59 pages. A collection of poems by the award-winning Korean author of at least ten books of poetry. Yong-jae Kim is a professor of English Phonology at Korea University. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8441 Kimball, Michael UNDONE
New York: Avon, (1996). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8442 Kimball, Stephen DEATH DUTY
(New York): Dutton, (1996). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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8443 Kimmel, Bruce MURDER AT THE SCHOOL MUSICAL
(Bloomington, Ind.): (AuthorHouse), (2013). 1481748939 First edition. Hardcover in dust jacket. New in dust jacket. 
The fifth in the entertaining Adriana Hofstetter mystery series. SIGNED by the actor, writer, director, and record producer. 
Price: 27.99 USD
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8444 Kimmel, Bruce BENJAMIN KRITZER
[no place]: (1st Books Library), (2002). 1403301948 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Kimmel, an accomplished actor, record producer, screenwriter, playwright and musician, here offers his debut novel, an autobiographical comic odyssey of growing up in Los Angeles. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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8445 Kimmel, Bruce BENJAMIN KRITZER
[no place]: (1st Books Library), (2002). 140330193X First edition: Trade paperback issue. Trade Paperback. Fine in illustrated wraps. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Deadpan comic novel of growing up Jewish in L.A. (heavily under the influence of Hollywood) from a show business hyphenate who was one of the founders of Varese Sarabande, and continues to be involved in recording (and thus preserving) original scores. 
Price: 14.95 USD
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8446 Kimmel, Bruce KRITZERLAND
[no place]: (1st Books Library), (2003). 1410728838 First edition, new. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with jacket painting by Harvey Schmidt. SIGNED by the author, Mr. Kimmel to the title-page. 
"Bruce Kimmel is the Jean Shepard of our generation and his latest entry in the "Kritzer saga" is a heaping helping of his endearing, compelling, evocative and unforgettable universe."--Rupert Holmes. Sequel to BENJAMIN KRITZER. 
Price: 25.95 USD
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8447 Kimmel, Bruce WRITER'S BLOCK
[no place]. (Author House), (2004). 1420809636 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Trying out a new musical can be murder! Grammy-nominated musical theatre record producer, screenwriter, director, Bruce Kimmel, has put his insider's knowledge of musicals to diabolical use in his new mystery novel. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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8448 Kimmel, Bruce KRITZER TIME
[No place]. (1st Books Library), (2004). 1414054173 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A new book, SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Third novel in Kimmel's fictionalized autobiographical saga of growing up in LA in the 1960's. Kimmel is an actor, producer, record producer and screenwriter. "Told with Capra-esque warmth and witty panache."--Charles E. Pogue. 
Price: 29.95 USD
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8449 Kimmel, Bruce REWIND
Los Angeles: Author House, 2005. 1420877917 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A new book! SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
The life of sixty-year-old singer/songwriter and one-hit wonder Jonathan Goldman begins to spiral downwards into a well of despair that he may not be able to climb out of. Then those who are involved in his downfall start to die one by one. 
Price: 26.95 USD
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8450 Kimmel, Bruce HOW TO WRITE A DIRTY BOOK And Other Stories!
(Bloomington, Indiana): (AuthorHouse), (2006). 1425961339 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, a new book, in a fine, new, illustrated dust jacket. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
"For these seven short stories, Kimmel employs the same intriguing mixture of nostalgic Southern California settings, wistful romance and show business allusions that have made his novels so sweetly and bittersweetly entertaining."--Dick Lochte. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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8451 Kimmel, Bruce MURDER AT HOLLYWOOD HIGH: An Adriana Hofstetter Mystery
(Bloomington, Indiana): (AuthorHouse), (2007). 1434333248 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the title page. Hardcover. New. Fine, new; in a fine, new dust jacket. 
A funny, suspenseful mystery, replete with colorful Los Angeles locales, disbelieving detectives, suspects lurking around lockers, and a 15-year-old heroine who is off-the-wall, endearing and not to be messed with. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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8452 Kin, David George WOMEN WITHOUT MEN: True Stories Of Lesbian Love In Greenwich Village
New York: Brookwood Publishing Corp., 1958. First edition. Hardcover. Old bookstore stamp on the front endpaper otherwise fine in dust jacket. 
A novel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8453 Kincaid, D. SUNSET BOMBER
New York: Linden/Simon & Schuster, 1986. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Harry Cain novel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8454 Kincaid, Jamaica LUCY
New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

Price: 25.00 USD
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8455 King, Allen L. THERMOPHYSICS
San Francisco and London: W.H. Freeman and Company, (1962). First edition. Hardcover. One page creased along the outside margin, otherwise a near fine copy in brick red cloth; no dust jacket. 
A publisher's complimentary copy for teachers with an evaluation pamphlet laid in. 369 pages, index. Drawings by Evan Gillespie, tables and figures in text. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8456 King, Charles A WOUNDED NAME
New York City: The Hobart Company, (1901). Early printing. In red cloth with black-and-white-on-red relief illustration to the front cover, white lettering, black rules to cover and spine. Hardcover. Dots of stains to top edge, dated gift inscription (1904) to endpaper, foxing to page edges and endpapers, fading to spine letters, else very good plus; in the scarce printed dust jacket, which shows tanning, edgewear, nicking, small chip to spine tail. 
Military yarn from the veteran soldier/historian/novelist, who was among the very few officers to serve in all the U.S. military efforts from the Civil War to WWI. The cloth, binding illustration and jacket are unusually fresh in this copy. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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8457 King, Laurie R. NIGHT WORK: A Kate Martinelli Mystery
New York: Bantam Books, (2000). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A continuation of the San Francisco homicide detective Kate Martinelli series, praised by THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW for her "taut pacing...air of menace...superb characters." 
Price: 12.50 USD
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8458 King, Laurie R. TO PLAY THE FOOL
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1995). 0312119070 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"As an openly lesbian and much-publicized heroine, Kate [Martinelli] returns to her job facing a difficult case: street person Brother Erasmus, suspect in the murder of a homeless man, communicates entirely by way of literary quotations."-Library Journal. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8459 King, Laurie R. WITH CHILD
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1996). 0312140770 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
The third Kate Martinelli mystery by the author of A GRAVE TALENT and TO PLAY THE FOOL. Kate agrees to care for a twelve-year-old girl and takes her to Washington state where the girl disappears in a rural area in which a serial killer resides. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8460 King, Laurie R. KEEPING WATCH
New York: Bantam Books, (2004). 0553801910 First edition thus: Trade paperback. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Trade Paperback. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
Laurie King has garnered numerous mystery awards including the Edgar, the John Creasey, the Nero, and the Macavity. "For those who have read FOLLY and remember the island "ghost" who appears toward the end of the book, this is his book."--laurierking. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8461 King, Marian; pictures by Nell Stolp Smock PICCOLINO
Chicago: Albert Whitman & Co./Junior Press Books, 1939. B00089WT9S First edition, first printing. This copy inscribed (...Piccolino says hello -- from his mistress -- ) and SIGNED author King. Hardcover. Tiny dots of wear to shelf edges, else an impossibly bright, fresh, fine copy, in eye-popping orange cloth with full-color paste-on illustration; in a bright, near fine dust jacket with wear at spine ends, nick to interior of spine panel, mild rubbing. 
Superb copy of King's enchanting picture-book tale of Piccolino, a little gray and brown donkey who pulls one of the most beautiful carts on the island of Sicily. Smock's b&w art is a delight, and her color illos glow three-dimensionally from the page! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8462 King, O.B. FIVE MILLION IN CASH
Garden City, N.Y.: The Crime Club/Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., (1932). First edition, first printing. So stated on copyright page. Hardcover. Very good minus: cup-ring stain to front, overall wear, mild spine slant, library bookplate to front free endsheet, jacket flap glued to front pastedown, jacket front glued to rear pastedown, library rubber-stamp to upper page edges; lacking dust jacket. 
The story of a man who finds $5,000,000 on his bedroom floor and fights the police and the underworld to protect it. First book and only mystery by this author. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8463 King, Pauline SNARES OF THE ENEMY: A Novel of Murder in a Monastery
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1985). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Small stain to the top page edges, otherwise a fine copy in dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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8464 King, Peter EAT, DRINK, AND BE BURIED
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312242700 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
A Gourmet Detective Mystery. The world's best restaurants often ask the Gourmet Detective for assistance designing their menus. He is hired to help a medieval-themed banquet hall with theirs, but when a joust re-enactor dies they need him even more. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8465 King, Ross DOMINO
New York: Walker & Company, (2002). 0802733786 First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in glossy, color illustrated wraps. 
King's second novel is a thriller set in London in the 1770s with a varied cast of characters including a struggling artist, opera singers, a mistress, a Lady, patrons of the arts, and a number of ne'er-do-wells. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8466 King, Rufus VALCOUR MEETS MURDER
Garden City, N.Y.: The Crime Club/Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., (1932). B0006ALYCM First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tiny address label to pastedown, very mild spine slant, minor bruising to upper corner tips, thus very good plus, lacking the dust jacket. In black cloth with orange stamping, map-decorated endsheets. 
"The Commissioner of the NY Police Department had told Lieutenant Valcour that he would meet danger in the case of the mysterious Belding household on the Canadian border..but it was murder he met instead." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8467 King, Stephen THE TOMMYKNOCKERS
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1987). 0399133143 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected Advance Proofs. Gold variant with the lettering of King's name on the cover rendered here in gold. Hardcover. Minor crease to the lower rear cover, else fine, unread in black glossy wraps. Copyright page states "Permissions to come." 
The master of horror's tale of yet another small town in Maine. When Bobbi Anderson begins excavating an alien spacecraft, it transforms the residents of Haven, Maine into things otherworldly. With clever cameos from other King characters. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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8468 King, Stephen PET SEMATARY
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., 1983. 0385182449 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected Galley Proofs (typeset issue). Hardcover. Crackling and creasing to the spine (production?), minor shelfwear, else near fine in illustrated wraps. 
King's tenth novel is the story of a mysterious cemetery in Maine that brings the dead back to life. The basis for a 1989 film with Fred Gwynne. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8469 King, Stephen LISEY'S STORY
New York: Scribner, 2006. 9780743289412 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In King's "hands the long passionate union of Scott and Lisey Landon--of any love-lived marriage by implication--becomes a fantastic kingdom, with its dark and stirring chronicle of heroes and monsters, its tragedies, griefs and glories."--Michael Chabon. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8470 King, Stephen THE EYES OF THE DRAGON
(New York): Viking, (1987). 067081458X First trade edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in cloth-backed green boards emblazoned with gold dragon device to front cover, green and gilt titles to spine; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Written for his daughter (who showed little interest in King's wonted tales of "slushy crawling things"), this is a very un-King like tale of dragons and princes and evil wizards; color jacket art and interior b&w illustrations by David Palladini. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8471 King, Stephen PET SEMATARY
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1983). Book club edition. Hardcover. Former owner's name to the front pastedown endpaper, else near fine; in a near fine dust jacket with a short tear and accompanying crease to the upper spine edge. 
A novel of supernatural horror pivoting its plot around a strange burial ground located just behind a cemetery containing family pets. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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8472 King, Stephen THE DARK HALF
(New York, New York): Viking, (1989). 067082982X First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages mildly age-toned, else a nearly fine copy in gilt-lettered black cloth over black boards; in a very mildly age-toned pictorial dust jacket. 
Another of King's funhouse-mirror self-portraits; in this one, writer Thad Beaumont has created an pen-name alter ego, George Stark--a "dark half" who impossibly comes to nightmarish life. Filmed in 1993 by George Romero with Timothy Hutton. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8473 King, Stephen THE TOMMYKNOCKERS
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1987). 0399133143 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine, in an illustrated dust jacket that shows some mild shelfwear. 
The residents of Haven, Maine are changing. Could it have something to do with that strange metal object Bobbi Anderson has been digging up in her back yard? Another page-turner from the author of THE SHINING. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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8474 King, Stephen THE DEAD ZONE
New York: The Viking Press, (copyright 1979). 0670260770 Book Club edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. 
"When asked in 1983 which of his novels so far was 'the best,' Stephen King answered, "The one that I think works the best is DEAD ZONE. It's the one that has the most story." --Fiona Webster. Filmed with unusual success for a King adaptation in 1983. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8475 King, Stephen ROSE MADDER
New York: Viking, (1995). 0670858692 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine with red foil rose device to front cover, in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. Full-color, wraparound jacket design by Neil Stuart and a beautiful frontispiece illustration by Mark Geyer. 
Rose Daniels has finally fled from her abusive husband. She makes a new life for herself, but she is always looking over her shoulder for the man she knows will someday find her. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8476 King, Stephen CELL
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Auckland: Scribner, (2006). 0743292332 Publisher's reprint. Hardcover. Fine, in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
"The king of horror's homage to zombie films (the book is dedicated in part to George A. Romero) is his goriest, most horrific novel in years, not to mention the most intensely paced."--Daphne Durham. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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8477 King, Stephen THE NIGHT SHIFT
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1978). Book Club edition. Hardcover. Near fine, in an age-darkened, about near fine dust jacket. Introduction by John D. MacDonald. Foreword by King. 
"Most of his novels' themes pre-1985 can be seen in miniature in this collection (especially the direct precursor to THE STAND, 'Night Surf.' And don't overlook the pre- and sequal to 'SALEM'S LOT, 'Jerusalem's Lot' and 'One for the Road.')"--tripod. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8478 King, Stephen HORROR 2: Los Mejores Relatos de Twlilight Zone
Mexico, D.F: Roca, 1989. 8427010689 First edition, first printing. Trade paperback. Covers very lightly scratched, tight and near fine in stiff wraps with french-fold flaps. 
The Spanish translation of stories from THE TWILIGHT ZONE MAGAZINE originally published in 1986. A collection of short fiction by Stephen King including THE RAFT; THE FIFTH QUARTER; and THE GENERAL'S WIFE. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8479 King, Stephen; Peter Straub THE TALISMAN
New York: Viking/G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1984). 0670691992 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Twelve-year-old Jack Sawyer takes on a quest in this and a parallel world, the "Territories," to acquire a mystical talisman that will save the life of his dying mother and her "twinner," the Queen of the Territories. First King/Straub collaboration. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8480 King, Stephen; Simmons, Dan; Martin, George R.R.; edited by Douglas E. Winter NIGHT VISIONS 5
Arlington Heights, IL: Dark Harvest, 1988. 0913165328 First edition, trade issue. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
Original stories by King ("The Reploids"; "Sneakers"; "Dedication"); Simmons ("Metastasis"; "Vanni Fucci is Alive and Well and Living in Hell"; "Iverson's Pits"); and Martin ("The Skin Trade"). Illustrated by Ron Lindahn and Val Lakey Lindahn. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8481 King, Stephen; writing as Richard Bachman THINNER
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall & Co., 1986. 0816140200 First edition thus. Large Print Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
When Billy Halleck sideswipes an elderly Gypsy woman and is exonerated by a friendly judge, he falls victim to a curse. He starts to lose weight, and no matter how much he eats, his body continues to waste away. Scarce edition! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8482 King, Thomas Starr; Edited, with an introduction and notes, by John A. Hussey A VACATION AMONG THE SIERRAS: Yosemite in 1860
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1962. First edition, first printing. One of 400 copies. Hardcover. Fine in quarter light tan cloth over diagonal-patterned green boards, spine titles gilt-embossed; in a fine plain white (age-toned) dust jacket. Octavo. 78 pages; notes. Illustrated with photographs, frontispiece portrait. 
First book publication of a series of eight entertaining letters which originally published in the "Boston Evening Transcript." Thomas Starr King, a Unitarian minister, was pastor of San Francisco’s First Unitarian Church. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8483 Kingsbury, Donald PSYCHOHISTORICAL CRISIS
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2001). 0312861028 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Psychohistorical novel set in the 761st century By the author of COURTSHIP RITE. Kingsbury "takes on the central problems of a science fiction masterwork, Isaac Asimov's FOUNDATION Trilogy, envisioning it anew for our time."--Gregory Benford. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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8484 Kingsbury, Paul THE GRAND OLE OPRY HISTORY OF COUNTRY MUSIC: 70 Years of the Songs, the Stars, the Stories
(New York): Vintage Books/A Division of Random House, (1995). 0679435565 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Square quarto. Printed on coated stock throughout. [259] pages. 
The complete history of the Opry is given, from the early days of Roy Acuff and the Carter Family through Dolly Parton and Minnie Pearl to Garth Brooks and Reba McIntire--all illustrated with more than 225 photos, many in full color. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8485 Kingsolver, Barbara THE BEAN TREES
New York: Harper & Row Publishers, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Page edges lightly foxed and slightly stained, else a near fine copy; in a lightly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with a very slightly faded spine. 
"An extraordinarily good first novel, tough and tender and gritty and moving, with a wonderful particularity and tart Southwestern bite. Kingsolver's heroine is a little short of magnificent."--Anne Rivers Siddons. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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8486 Kingsolver, Barbara ANOTHER AMERICA: Otra America
(Seattle, Washington): The Seal Press, (1992). 187806715X First edition, first printing: Trade paperback simultaneous issue. Trade Paperback. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
Inscribed in Spanish and SIGNED by the Pen-West Prize-winning author to the title-page. Kingsolver's poetry debut is a collection of eleven substantial poems in English/Spanish side-by-side text with Spanish translations by Rebeca Cartes. 103 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8487 Kingston, Maxine Hong THE WOMAN WARRIOR: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. 0394400674 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in cloth-backed decorative boards with Chinese warrior device to the front cover; in a fine dust jacket. 
Maxine Hong Kingston's first book, winner of the 1977 National Book Critics Circle Award for Non-Fiction, is a personal narrative of the Chinese myths, family stories and events of her California childhood that have shaped her identity. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8488 Kingston, Maxine Hong TRIPMASTER MONKEY : His Fake Book
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. 0394568311 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine with some mild bumping to lower board edges, in a lightly age-toned dust jacket. 
First work of fiction from the extravagantly praised, award-winning author of THE WOMAN WARRIOR. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8489 Kinnell, Margaret and Pain-Lewins, Helen, editors SCHOOL LIBRARIES AND CURRICULUM INITIATIVES
(London/Los Angeles): Taylor Graham, (1988). 0947568387 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Very mild crimping to the rear cover, else near fine in glossy wraps. 
British Library Research and Development Report number 5969. Symposiums with case studies, problems and recommendations. 132 pages; conclusion; bibliography; and appendices. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8490 Kinney, Thomas DEVIL TAKE THE FOREMOST
Garden City, New York: Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1947. B0006AREBM First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint scratches to the rear cover, mild age-toning to the text, as expected, thus near fine in bright blue cloth with titles and decoration in white; in an age-toned, near fine illustrated dust jacket with a hint of wear. 
"When an unborn child threatened Geoffrey Shackleford's inheritance, a whole series of murderous attempts on a particularly vulnerable woman were set in motion."--Ellen Nehr. Set in upstate New York. Uncommon Crime Club selection in superior condition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8491 Kinross, Albert THE FEARSOME ISLAND
North Hollywood, California: Shroud Publishers/Ken Kreuger, (1975). First edition thus: limited to 3,000 copies. Chapbook. Fine in color-illustrated stapled wraps with artwork by John Pound. Oblong chapbook. Number Seven in Kreuger's Fantasy Reader series. 72pp. 
Marvels and terrors encountered by Silas Fordred, Master Mariner of Hythe, shipwrecked upon the eponymous island domain of Don Diego Rodriguez. A "Forgotten Fantasy" from 1896, listed in Bleiler. Interior b&w illustrations also by Pound. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8492 Kinsella, W.P. THE DIXON CORNBELT LEAGUE And Other Baseball Stories
(New York): HarperCollinsPublishers, (1995). 006017188X First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Nine tales that blend baseball with fantasy and the supernatural (Roberto Clemente returns from the dead in "Searching for January") by the author who gained a wide audience when his novel SHOELESS JOE was adapted for the big screen as FIELD OF DREAMS. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8493 Kinsella, W.P. BOX SOCIALS
New York: Ballantine Books, (1992). 0345377494 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
SIGNED by Kinsella to the title-page. "A head-on collision between Mark Twain and J.D. Salinger."--Quill & Quire. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8494 Kip, Leonard CALIFORNIA SKETCHES; with Recollections of the Gold Mines
Los Angeles, N.A. Kovach, 1946. First edition thus, one of 750 copies. With errata slip. In California Centennial Series. Illustrated with plates printed on coated stock inserts. Hardcover. A whisper of age-toning to textblock, else fine, in dark red cloth lettered in gilt to the spine, with gilt miner device to front cover; in an illustrated dust jacket that shows some rubbing, mild soiling, a few dots of stain, internal nick to rear panel. 
"An extremely rare item of Californiana...a concise, yet interesting, narrative of the observations and experiences of a well-educated young man in the gold rush of '49."--Lyle H. Wright, from his introduction. Kip's memoir was first published in 1850. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8495 Kipling, Rudyard THE BRUSHWOOD BOY
New York: Doubleday & McClure Company, 1899. First separate edition, first printing. Illustrated in full-page and intext pen-and-inks by Orson Lowell, with two-color tissue-guarded frontispiece. Hardcover. Very lightly worn, a trifle shaken, owner's name to half-title: a nice near fine copy in blue decorative cloth with lettering in gilt and illustrations in black, debossed crescent moon in silver; with doublespread illustrated endsheets; no dust jacket. 
"A boy and a girl who have never seen each other in waking life start meeting each other in dreams ...Decades after the first of these dreams, they meet each other in waking life, recognize each other, and come together as a couple."--Robert Moss. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8496 Kipling, Rudyard ACTIONS AND REACTIONS
New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1909. First U.S. edition, first printing. Eight illustrations printed in black-and-white on coated stock inserts, including frontispiece. Hardcover. Faint offsetting to front endsheets, very mild wear at spine crown, very faint flecking here and there to covers; in green cloth with gilt lettering and black, debossed viking ship vignette to front and to spine, top-edge gilt; no dust jacket. 
Collection of stories and poems; nearly every story and two of the poems vary slightly from the English edition. Artists: Clara Elsene Williams, George Gibbs, F.X. Leyendecker, G. Wright, F.C. Yohn, C.B. Falls and F. Walter Taylor. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8497 Kipling, Rudyard ABAFT THE FUNNEL
New York: B.W. Dodge & Company, 1909. First U.S. edition, later issue binding. Hardcover. Some very mild wear to the extremities, else a nearly fine copy in blue cloth with nautical scene stamped in black; red-orange lettering to front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 
Pirated edition of this collection of Kipling tales--the authorized issue by Doubleday was offered at nineteen cents a copy in order to discourage sales of the pirate. Lettering is an orange-red in this later binding, the first issue lettering was gilt. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8498 Kipling, Rudyard INDEPENDENCE: Rectorial Address Delivered at St. Andrews October 10, 1923
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1924. First hardcover edition. Small octavo, 33 pp. Hardcover. Tiny tear to spine head, slight spine lean, else very nearly fine in sage green boards with printed cover label; in a dust jacket decorated with a portrait of Kipling; jacket shows mild wear to shelf edges, tiny droplets of stain to rear and spine panels. 
Kipling's address to the students of St. Andrews was originally published in THE LONDON TIMES on the same day it was delivered, under the title "Man's Desire for Independence," and deals with the responsibilities and costs of being an independent people. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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8499 Kipling, Rudyard LIMITS AND RENEWALS
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1932. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Remarkably fresh, fine copy in green cloth with relief illustration in black, titles in gilt to spine and front cover; in a lightly rubbed and edgeworn dust jacket, with two short closed edge tears, attendant crease, and shallow chip to rear panel. 
Previously uncollected stories and verse, including nineteen poems and three tales never before published in any form. A spectacular example. The binding bears the striking illustration of a primitive sailing vessel, echoed on the jacket. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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8500 Kipling, Rudyard HIS APOLOGIES
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1932. First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus: minor cracking at front and rear endsheets (though hinges are still firm), previous owner's attractive deco bookplate to pastedown, some light general wear, a few tiny dots of pale stain within; no dust jacket. 
Much anthologized, oft-quoted Kipling verse chronicles the life of a dog from a shapeless pup to graying, infirm elder, here, in its first book appearance, acompanied by the charming full-page drawings of Cecil Alden. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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