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8801 Lansdale, Joe R. THE STEEL VALENTINE
(Eugene, OR): (Pulphouse Publishing), (1991). 1561465119 First edition thus: a 39-page chapbook. Short Story Paperback series #11. Light wear to the extremities, else a nearly fine, unread copy in perfect-bound wraps, with cover art by George Barr. 
SIGNED and dated by Lansdale to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8802 Lansdale, Joe R. SUNSET AND SAWDUST
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. 0375414533 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The multi-Bram Stoker and Edgar Award-winner sets this wild and woolly mystery in depression-era East Texas; begins with a cyclone and ends with a plague of grasshoppers. "Its peopled by the oddest bunch of characters ever to leap off the page."--P.W. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8803 Lansdale, Joe R. SUNSET AND SAWDUST
London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, (2004). 0375414533 First U.K. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The multi-Bram Stoker and Edgar Award-winner sets this wild and woolly mystery in depression-era East Texas; begins with a cyclone and ends with a plague of grasshoppers. "Its peopled by the oddest bunch of characters ever to leap off the page."--P.W. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8804 Lansdale, Joe R. & Karen, editors DARK AT HEART
Arlington Heights, Illinois: Dark Harvest, 1992. 0913165646 First edition, deluxe issue: limited to 400 numbered copies SIGNED by all (21) of the contributors. Hardcover. Fine in a fine pictorial dust jacket with cover art by Peter Scanlan; housed in the publisher's slipcase (also fine). 
Anthology of all-new "tales of dark suspense" by Steve Gallager, F. Paul Wilson, Andrew Vachss, Joe R. Lansdale, David Morrell, Bill Crider, Neal Barrett, Jr., William F. Nolan, Ardath Mayhar, Lewis Shiner, Steve Rasnic Tem, David J. Schow, and others. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8805 Lantigua, John HEAT LIGHTNING
New York: Putnam, (1987). 0399133003 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Set in San Francisco. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8806 Lantigua, John BURN SEASON
New York: Putnam, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Author of HEAT LIGHTNING. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8807 Lantis, Margaret ALASKAN ESKIMO CEREMONIALISM
New York: J. J. Augustin Publisher, (1947). B0007DTNCQ First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Former owner's small address label affixed to the front pastedown; minor spotting and discoloration to the covers, otherwise a very good book in light blue cloth; no dust jacket. 
Monographs of the American Ethnological Society, XI. Edited by Marian W. Smith, editor. (128) pages, bibliography. Frontismap. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8808 Lantz, Sherlee TRIANGLEPOINT
New York: The Viking Press, (1976). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in dust jacket. 
An illustrated guide to technique. 141 pages, bibliography, index. Patterns throughout with 44 accompanying full-color plates. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8809 Lanyon, Anna THE NEW WORLD OF MARTIN CORTES
(Cambridge, MA): Da Capo Press/A member of the Perseus Books Group, (2004). 0306813645 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Biography of Mexico's first Mestizo--the illegitimate son of conquistador Hernan Cortes and a young native woman named Malinche--Martin was a child of two worlds and became emblematic of Mexico's dual heritage. Index. Bibliography. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8810 Lanza, Michael L. AGRARIANISM AND RECONSTRUCTION POLITICS: The Southern Homestead Act
Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, (1989). 0807115452 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in yellow cloth; in an illustrated dust jacket. 153 pages, abbreviations, bibliography, and an index. 
A study of the history of the Southern Homestead Act of 1866 and the impact it had on the southern states during the Reconstruction, including the conception, evolution, and demise of the Act and an evaluation of the reasons it was not successful. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8811 Lapedes, Daniel N., Editor in Chief MCGRAW-HILL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ENERGY
New York: McGraw Hill Book Company, (1976). 007045261X First edition. Hardcover. Fine, fresh unread copy in a fine dust jacket. Recently removed from the publisher's shrinkwrap. 
Quarto. 785 pages; List of Contributors, appendix, and an index. Generously illustrated with hundreds of drawings, photographs, tables, and diagrams. A comprehensive selection of articles designed to provide a better understanding of energy issues. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8812 Lapedes, Daniel N., editor-in-chief MCGRAW-HILL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1978). First edition. Hardcover. Corner tips lightly bumped, otherwise a near fine copy in a dust jacket with several short tears to the top shelf edges. 
Contains over 700 photographs; maps, tables, drawings, graphs and diagrams. Quarto. 915 pages, appendix, and an index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8813 Lapidge, Michael; editor INTERPRETERS OF EARLY MEDIEVAL BRITAIN
(Oxford): The British Academy/Oxford University Press, (2002). 0197262775 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with promotional materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Royal octavo. 565 pages; appendix and an index. 
This collection of biographies celebrates twenty-eight outstanding scholars, women and men, all late Fellows of the British Academy, who pioneered and developed the study of the early British Isles in the period 400-1100. Portrait illustrations. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8814 LaPierre, Janet GRANDMOTHER'S HOUSE
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1991). 0684193825 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, if faintly age-toned, dust jacket. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
"Delightful third visit to the California coastal town of Port Silva, although series regulars Meg Halloran and her spouse, police chief Vince Gutierrez, make only cameo appearances...focus is on single mother Charlotte Birdsong and her son Petey."--PW. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8815 Lardner, Ring HAIRCUT
(Mankato, Minnesota): Creative Education Inc., (1993). 0886824990 First edition thus, first printing. A Creative Short Story. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full navy blue cloth with blind-embossed vignette to front cover, gilt lettering to spine; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. Book design by Rita Marshall. Jacket illustration by Roberto Innocenti. 
A barber regales a customer with stories about some of the characters in his small town. In CE's superb, eclectic series of individual stories, smartly produced, with stylish, well-designed typography and original, appealing jacket art. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8816 Lardner, Ring ROUND UP
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. B000852UJQ First edition, first printing. Green cloth with gilt spine titles and signature device. Hardcover. Foxing to the top page edges, minor bubbling to the covers, else near fine; in an illustrated dust jacket with some minor professional restoration--the jacket shows some tanning at the spine, mild soiling, a fold crease to the rear panel, else near fine. 
Collection of the best stories by the American humorist and short-story writer, best known for his mordant wit, exemplified in satirical stories and sketches of American life in the early 20th century told in the language of athletes, chorus girls, etc. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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8817 Lardner, Ring, Jr. THE ECSTASY OF OWEN MUIR
New York: Cameron & Kahn, (1954). First U.S. edition, first printing. First published in the U.K. Hardcover. Pages uniformly tanned, bookplate to pastedown, two tiny label ghosts to front free endsheet, faint crease to first few leaves, thus near fine; in a very good dust jacket, age-darkened--especially to spine panel, edgeworn and nicked. 
What happens in 1940s America when an idealistically, fiercely honest young man, with no strong religious affiliation, marries a Roman Catholic woman. By the Oscar-winning screenwriter and member of the Hollywood Ten. In Slide. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8818 Lardner, Ring; edited by Matthew J. Bruccolit & Richard Layman SOME CHAMPIONS: Sketches & Fiction
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1976). 0684145820 Book Club edition. Hardcover. Fine, in a lightly worn, near fine dust jacket. 
Twenty-six pieces assembled for the first time in book form: autobiographical sketches and the best of Lardner's "lost" stories. With an introduction by Ring Lardner, Jr. 205 pages. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8819 Large, E.C. SUGAR IN THE AIR
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine with pale offsetting to front endpapers; in price-clipped, illustrated dust jacket with some minor edgewear. 
"A notable and original science fiction novel..."--Clute and Nicholls. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8820 Large, E.C. DAWN IN ANDROMEDA
London: Jonathan Cape, (1956). First edition. Hardcover. Edges lightly foxed, else a near fine copy in mauve cloth and illustrated dust jacket that shows some very faint rubbing and age-toning. 
Large's elegant "sarcastic fantasy" (--Clute, Nicholls) has God relocating a representative sample of humanity to an uninhabited planet to give the whole Adam and Eve notion a fresh start. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8821 Large, Laura Antoinette LITTLE STORIES OF FAMOUS EXPLORERS
New York: The Platt & Munk Co., Inc. (1935). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very faint mustiness, else a bright, fine copy in red cloth lettered in black; in a mildly age-toned, very lightly edgeworn illustrated dust jacket. 
Collection aimed at the juvenile reader of non-fiction accounts of great explorers, including Columbus, Peary, Amundsen, Roosevelt, Grenfell, Livingstone, and many others. Illustrated. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8822 Large, W.S. THE DIARY OF A CANADIAN FIGHTER PILOT: Flying Officer W.S. Large
Toronto: Reginald Saunders, Publisher, (1944). First edition, first printing. Blue cloth with gilt R.C.A.F. device to the front cover, and gilt lettering to the spine. Hardcover. Very small, nearly invisible patch of dampstain to lower corner of textblock, thus near fine; in a lightly worn, near fine dust jacket. Small octavo. 
64 pages and seven b&w plates. The diary of a junior officer in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Tunisian campaign in North Africa, which records the young man's impressions and experiences for most of December, 1942. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8823 Lariar, Lawrence THE MAN WITH THE LUMPY NOSE
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1944. First edition. Hardcover. Minor rumpling to textblock, else near fine in beige-olive cloth stamped in black; in a lightly nicked and rubbed dust jacket with a hint of fading to spine, a tiny snagged tear to spine panel, very shallow chip to spine crown. 
Red Badge-winner sets Homer Bull on the trail of the sinister title character, captured in an impromptu sketch by roaming cartoonist John Hedge; from the veteran roaming cartoonist who also penned whodunits under several pseudonyms. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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8824 Lark, P.D. and Craven, B.R. and Bosworth, R.C.L. THE HANDLING OF CHEMICAL DATA
Oxford: Pergamon Press, (1969). Reprint. Hardcover. Boards slightly bowed, corner tips lightly bumped, former owner's small label on the front endpaper, otherwise a near fine copy in blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine, without dust jacket. 
Octavo. 379 pages, exercises, appendix, references, index, tables, graphs, formulas. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8825 Larkin, Philip THE LESS DECEIVED: Poems
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1960). First U.S. edition, first printing. One of 1131 copies issued. Hardcover. Fine in pink cloth with gold and silver embossed cover and spine titles and decoration; in a very nearly fine dust jacket that displays mild age-toning and slight fading to the spine. Slim octavo. 45 pages. 
Superior copy of "the most important" work coming out of the Movement in Britain in the 1950s. "Larkin... [whose] THE LESS DECEIVED is by common consent the best volume the Movement [the 1950s in verse] produced."--Sir Frank Kermode. Bloomfield A6b. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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8826 Larmoth, Jeanine MURDER ON THE MENU
New York: Scribner's, (1972). 0684129418 First edition, first printing. With recipes by Charlotte Turgeon. Index of recipes. Hardcover. Fine in ochre cloth with copper spine stamping; in an illustrated dust jacket that shows a hint of age-toning, some mild fading to spine panel. 
"A study of 'food and drink in the English Mystery novel,' but Miss Larmoth is too good a writer to have been held down to so limited a topic. What Miss Larmoth did was write a witty essay on the snob sociology of the English murder novel."--NY Times. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8827 Larsen, Ernest NOT A THROUGH STREET
New York: Random House, (1981). 0394519418 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in gilt-stamped black cloth shelfback over black boards; in a fine, if age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Susannah Kelly. 
Hardboiled mystery by the New York based critic, novelist, and filmmaker was nominated for a Best First Novel Edgar and was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8828 Larsen, Gaylord A PARAMOUNT KILL
New York: E.P. Dutton, (1988). 0525245928 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a dust jacket that shows some light wear, particularly to the spine head. 
Whodunit set in 1945 Tinseltown and featuring a fictionalized Raymond Chandler toiling for Paramount Studios and playing amateur detective. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8829 Larsen, Nella PASSING
New York & London: Alfred A Knopf, 1929. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Good only: A worn copy with wear to the corner tips, shelf edges, and spine ends, silver spine and cover lettering worn but visible, the black cloth covers show some patches of light staining, crease to the rear cover, and signatures slightly skewed. 
PASSING is the story of a light-skinned woman, who 'passes' for white, even managing to deceive her bigot husband. PASSING firmly established Nella Larsen's prominence among women writers of the Harlem Renaissance. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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8830 Larsen, Wendy Wilder & Nga, Tran Thi SHALLOW GRAVES: Two Women and Vietnam
New York: Random House, (1986). First edition. SIGNED to the half-title by Larsen, with the following inscription, ''For Peter...who was there...love, The Bard...Wendy.'' Hardcover. Lightly foxed to the top page edges, else near fine in a dust jacket that betrays a hint of age-toning. 
Remarkable collaboration between two women, one American, one Vietnamese, resulted in a series of "verse novels" (or "truyen" in the Vietnamese tradition), called by Roger Rosenblatt "..the clearest, strongest story of Vietnam I've ever read." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8831 Larson, Leslie SLIPSTREAM
New York: Shaye Areheart Books, (2006). 0307337995 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"In this brilliant first novel, everyone in L.A. is just three degrees of separation from the next small apocalypse."--Mike Davis. "Hilarious and heartbreaking all at once--no easy feat, but the mark of great storytelling."--Sandra Cisneros. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8832 Larsson, Asa SUN STORM
(New York, New York): Delacorte Press, (2006). 038533981X First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Translated from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy. 
Sweden's Best First Crime Novel Award-winner. "More like Ruth Rendell's psychological thrillers than the procedurals of Larsson's fellow Swedes, this impressive debut nevertheless heralds yet another striking voice from Scandinavia."--Bill Ott. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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8833 Larteguy, Jean UN MILLION DE DOLLARS LE VIET
(France): Raoul Solar, (1966) Reprint. Hardcover. Former owner's name and date on the front endpaper, else near fine in an edge nicked dust jacket. 
La seconde guerre d'Indochine. Illustrated. In French. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8834 Lasdun, James THE HORNED MAN
New York/London: W.W. Norton & Company, (2002). 0393003361 First hardcover and first U.S. edition. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Poet James Lasdun has also published three story collections, most recently, BESEIGED, of which the title story was made into a film by Bernardo Bertolucci. "A wonderful first novel from a writer with a poet's gift for precision."--A.L. Kennedy 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8835 Laskin, David A COMMON LIFE: Four Generations of American Literary Friendship and Influence
New York: Simon & Schuster, (1994). 0671724193 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in grey cloth over marbled boards; in an illustrated dust jacket, with a tiny nick to the front panel. Jacket design by Carin Goldberg. 460 pages, twenty-three photographs, notes, index. 
The story of four literary friendships and their influence on the course of American literature: Hawthorne and Melville, Henry James and Edith Wharton, Katherine Anne Porter and Eudora Welty, and Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8836 Lasky, Bessie AND I SHALL MAKE MUSIC
New York: Horace Liveright, (1930). First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Wear to extremities, fading to shelfback, abrasion at corner tips, thus very good plus, in pale blue shelfback over silver-foil-covered boards; lacking dust jacket. 
Collection of poetry by the wife of the early Hollywood pioneer and movie mogul, Jesse L. Lasky. The front free endsheet of this copy fondly inscribed to Bessie's father, and SIGNED by her. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8837 LaSor, William Sanford BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS, 1948-1957
Pasadena, California: Fuller Theological Seminary, The Library, Fall, 1958. First edition. Trade Paperback. A fine, fresh unopened copy in blue wraps. 
Trade paperback. Fuller Theological Seminary Bibliographical Series, Number 2, Fuller Library Bulletin, Fall, 1958, Number 31. 92 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8838 Lasser, Scott ALL I COULD GET
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. 0375413251 First edition: Advance Reading Copy with publisher's slip laid in. Proof. Hint of wear at extremities, else fine in photo-pictorial wraps. 
The author of BATTLE CREEK and former government bond trader writes about the hazards of envy and the potentially devastating price of achieving the American dream. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8839 Latham, Aaron THE COWBOY WITH THE TIFFANY GUN
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2003). 0743228537 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
"Continuing his allegory that transplants King Arthur and his knights to the cowboy culture of the Old West, [Latham] tells a gripping and often funny tale of a quest for the modern version of the Holy Grail in Texas of the 1890s."--James M. McPherson. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8840 Latham, Aaron RIDING WITH JOHN WAYNE
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney: Simon & Schuster, (2006). 0743269799 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"At once a love story, a murder mystery, and a funny expose of the movie business in Hollywood and on location in West Texas."--Larry L. King. "Hollywood and the Old West collide hilariously in this lively tale of cinematic skullduggery."--Peter Bart. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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8841 Latham, Jean Lee THIS DEAR-BOUGHT LAND
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, (1957). 0060237414 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Near fine, with faint foxing to upper page edges, some offsetting to endsheets, very mild crimping to spine ends; in brown cloth with green illustration to front, lettering to spine; in a near fine dust jacket with areas of faint foxing, light wear. 
Biographical novel of Captain John Smith from the author who won a Newbery for CARRY ON, MR. BOWDITH. Color jacket art and interior b&ws by Jacob Landau. Laid in, a presentation slip, inscribed and SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8842 Lathen, Emma GREEN GROW THE DOLLARS
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1982). 0671441302 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Publisher's red remainder symbol to the lower page edges, else fine; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket with mild creasing to the front flap. 
Emma Lathen is the nom de plume shared by Mary Jane Latsis, an economist, and Martha Henissart, a lawyer. 19th book in the series featuring John Putnam Thatcher, detective and Wall Street banker. "Wall Street's Agatha Christie."--The New York Times. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8843 Latimer, Jonathan SINNERS AND SHROUDS
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955. First edition. Publisher's information card laid in. Hardcover. A nice, near fine copy in an illustrated dust jacket that shows light rubbing, minor age-toning and a shallow chip from the crown of the spine. 
From the prolific screenwriter of TOPPER RETURNS and many episodes of Perry Mason, comes this story of newspaperman Sam Clay who has been set up for the murder of a woman and now must stay one step ahead of the police. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8844 Latimer, Jonathan SINNERS AND SHROUDS
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine, in a very good plus illustrated dust jacket that has a chip from the spine and front panels, four short closed edge tears and a tiny interior scar to the front panel, and very light rubbing. 
A late mystery from the accomplished screenwriter and author of MURDER IN THE MADHOUSE. A newspaper reporter wakes up in a strange apartment next to a dead woman. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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8845 Latimer, Jonathan BLACK IS THE FASHION FOR DYING
New York: Random House, (1959). First edition. Hardcover. A fine fresh example; in an illustrated dust jacket with hints of soiling. An unusually crisp copy that has benefited from careful and loving ownership. Jacket design by Paul Bacon. 
"BLACK IS THE FASHION FOR DYING involves the murder of an unpleasant Hollywood prima donna, and Latimer makes good use of his movie and studio experiences."--Art Scott. Latimer wrote the script for the film adaptation of Hammett's THE GLASS KEY. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8846 Latouche, Robert THE BIRTH OF WESTERN ECONOMY: Economic Aspects of the Dark Ages
London and New York: Barnes & Noble, Inc./Methuen, (1961). First edition, first printing in English. 341 pages; 12 b&w plate illustrations; fold-out map; bibliography; and index. Translated by E.M. Wilkinson Hardcover. Former owner's address label to the front endpaper, mild age-toning to the endpapers, corner tips lightly bumped, very good in green cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a lightly chipped and edge torn dust jacket with spine panel age-toning. 
Octavo. A detailed study of the economic development of Western Europe during the pre-medieval dark ages with a focus on economic structure. Latouche also offers an account of the Vikings explorations and their opening of trade routes. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8847 Latour, Jose OUTCAST
(New York): William Morrow, (2001). 0060184884 First hardcover edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in printed green wraps. 
Originally published in paperback, a 2000 Edgar Award nominee for Best Paperback Novel. Elliot Steil, a teacher in Havana, is offered the opportunity to escape to Florida, but it just might be too good to be true. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8848 Latour, Jose OUTCAST
New York: Akashic Books, (1999). 1888451076 First edition: Trade paperback Original. SIGNED by the author. Trade Paperback. Fine; as new, in pictorial wraps. 
The first Cuban crime novel to be written in English and published in the U.S. "Jose Latour is a master of Cuban Noir, a combination of 50's unsentimentality and the harsh realities of life in a socialist paradise."--Martin Cruz Smith. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8849 Latt, Mimi PURUIT OF JUSTICE
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1998). First edition. Fine copy in wraps. 
Advance reader's copy with review materials laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8850 Lauck, Jennifer BLACKBIRD: A Childhood Lost and Found
New York: Pocket Books, (2000). First edition: Review copy, with folder of publisher's materials--including an interview with Lauck, laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"A beautifully written memoir--utterly absorbing, alternately heartbreaking and inspiring."--Hope Edelman, author of MOTHERLESS DAUGHTERS. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8851 Laud, B.B. ELECTROMAGNETICS
New York/Chichester/Brisbane/Toronto/Singapore: John Wiley & Sons/A Halsted Press Book, (1983). 0470274271 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Spine ends slightly creased, else near fine in blue cloth with white titles to the front cover and spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
A basic text for graduate and post graduate physics students presenting a comprehensive account of the fundamentals of electromagnetic theory. 314 pages; figures; diagrams; tables; guide to symbols; bibliography; appendices; and index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8852 Laufer, Berthold INTRODUCTION OF TOBACCO INTO EUROPE
Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History. 1924. First edition. Small chip to lower edge of rear cover, else near fine with crisp, clean pages. In stapled, printed wraps. Octavo. 
This is leaflet number 19 of the Field Museum's Anthropology series, designed to give brief, non-technical accounts of the interesting beliefs, habits and customs of the races whose lives were illustrated in the Museum's exhibits. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8853 Laumer, Keith DEADFALL
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc./Crime Club, 1971. B0006CBGR8 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very minor glue discoloration at inner hinges, else fine, in black cloth with white spine stamping; in very good minus dust jacket: with edgewear, nicking at spine head, short tears and creasing at edges, small chip to lower front panel. 
Murder mystery from the sf vet and creator of the series featuring intersteller diplomat James Retief marks the first appearance of hardboiled private eye Joe Shaw. Filmed in 1975 as PEEPER (aka FAT CHANCE) with Michael Caine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8854 Laumer, Keith RETIEF'S WAR
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., 1966. First edition. Hardcover. Owner's name, address to half-title, tiny x's to advertisement page, mild shelfwear, else near fine; in a dust jacket with small dampstain to rear panel, light rubbing, mild soiling, lightly faded spine panel, tiny edge tears, shallow nicks to spine ends. 
Interior, endpaper and jacket illustrations by John B. Gaughan. The first proper Retief novel, published one year after GALACTIC DIPLOMAT, the debut collection of Retief stories. Another humorous adventure of Retief mediating with nefarious aliens. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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8855 Laumer, Keith RETIEF AND THE WARLORDS
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., (1968). First edition. Hardcover. About near fine: pale spotting (glue reaction) at endsheet gutters, boards show the ghost of a damp stain; in age-toned dust jacket that shows some mild damp-spotting to spine panel, light edgewear, cello-tape reinforcement to inside jacket at spine tail. 
Novel-length entry in Laumer's series of comic adventures of "interstellar diplomatic troubleshooter" Jaime Retief. Jacket design by Emanuel Schongut. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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8856 Laumer, Keith THE STAR TREASURE
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons/Stein and Day, (1971). First edition. Hardcover. Just a suggestion of fading to the spine, else a fine copy in blue cloth lettered in white to the spine; in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket that shows darker age-toning to the spine panel. Cover painting by Richard Powers. 
"When Paul Danton is found dead inside the rings of Saturn, is it murder, suicide--or mutiny?" Strange doings aboard the Space Navy battleship Tyrant, and Danton's friend Ban Tarleton must face the Companies, the Public and the Star Lords to sort it out. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8857 Laumer, Keith DEADFALL
Garden City, New York: The Crime Club/Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1971. First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine (with some darkening at the inner hinges and mild dust-soiling to upper page edges); in a mildly age-toned and lightly edge-worn illustrated dust jacket. 
Debut of hardboiled private eye, Joe Shaw, in the first mystery from the prolific sf author, creator of the Retief series. Also released as FAT CHANCE; filmed in 1975 as PEEPER from a screenplay by W.D. Richter, starring Michael Caine and Natalie Wood. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8858 Laumer, Keith THE HOUSE IN NOVEMBER
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1970). B0006C0GHO Book Club edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club; with the code ''B11'' on page 185, and the jacket code 3262. Hardcover. Near fine, in black boards with red-orange spine lettering; in an age-darkened, lightly rubbed, very good dust jacket with a tiny chip to the upper rear panel. Jacket painting by Richard Powers. 
Jeff Mallory wakes one morning to discover his whole world has changed. His teen-age daughter is missing, his wife denies that she had ever existed, and Jeff is a slave to an incomprehensible task in a mile-high tower that was not there the night before. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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8859 Laumer, Keith DINOSAUR BEACH
[New York]: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1971). 0684123746 First edition. Hardcover. Tiny abrasion to front free endsheet, age-toning to pages, else fine in kelly-green cloth shelfback over leaf-green boards, stamped in leaf-green foil to the spine; in an age-darkened near fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Time travel yarn follows Nexx Central agent Ravel's odyssey to repair the time stream, survive Jurassic Age attacks, conquer the robot Kargs, and get the girl. "An excellently mounted thriller and action tale."--George Zebrowski. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8860 Laumer, Keith & Dickson, Gordon R. PLANET RUN
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., 1967. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in green cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; in an age-toned illustrated dust jacket that shows some mild edgewear and a tiny spot of pale stain to the reverse of the spine panel. 
PLANET RUN is "actually a Western in disguise. Captain Henry is the old hand, blackmailed out of retirement for one more run. Larry Bartholomew, the son of the blackmailer, is the wet-behind-the-ears sidekick."--Dani Zweig. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8861 Laurents, Arthur ORIGINAL STORY BY: A Memoir of Broadway and Hollywood
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000. 0375400559 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A memoir by the author of Broadway musicals including GYPSY and WEST SIDE STORY, and of films like THE TURNING POINT, examines his life from his homosexuality to his friendships with some of the key theatre and film artists of the 20th Century. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8862 Lavallee, David EVENT 1000
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1971). First edition. Hardcover. Sticker shadow to the front pastedown, else a fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with laminate creasing to front panel. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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8863 Lavender, David WESTWARD VISION: The Story of the Oregon Trail
New York/Toronto/London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., (1963). 0070366764 First edition, first printing. In The American Trails series, edited by A.B. Guthrie, Jr. Hardcover. Fine in red, green and bronze foil-decorated ochre cloth; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 424 pages, including index. Doublespread map. 
"Tremendously interesting and vital treatment...gripping in quality."--Thomas D. Clark. The robust folk-art-style woodcut illustrations, chapter head cartouches, decorated endpapers, and jacket art are by Marian Ebert. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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8864 Lavin, Mary THE STORY OF THE WIDOW'S SON
(Mankato, Minnesota): Creative Education Inc., (1993). 0886825008 First edition thus, first printing. A Creative Short Story. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full navy blue cloth with blind-embossed vignette to front cover, gilt lettering to spine; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. Book design by Rita Marshall. Jacket illustration by Mark Steele. 
This story with two endings depicts how whether or not to brake for a chicken in the road can alter the course of destiny. In CE's superb, eclectic series, smartly produced, with stylish, well-designed typography and original, appealing jacket art. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8865 Law, J. Patrick THE ASSISTANT
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2000). 0684842610 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Snatched from tomorrow's headlines, this fast-paced debut thriller is the story of a Washington lawyer that will take readers into one of the world's most secret agencies: the Israeli Mossad". 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8866 Law, J. Patrick THE ASSISTANT
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2000). First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in glossy wraps. 
"In the tradition of bestselling author David Baldacci, a riveting thriller by a great new talent takes readers deep inside the world's greatest intelligence agencies in a global race that could change the world." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8867 Law, John & Bechervaise, John ANARE: Australia's Antarctic Outposts
Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1957. First edition. Hardcover. Some fading to spine, else near fine copy printed on heavy coated stock, bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine; no dust jacket. Quarto. 
The story of Australia's efforts in scientific research and exploration in the South Polar region, by the Director of the Antarctic Division of the Department of External Affairs, and a member of the Antarctic Division. Many color and b&w illustrations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8868 Lawhead, Stephen The IRON LANCE: Volume One of the Celtic Crusades
(New York, NY): HarperPrism/Zondervan, (1998). 0061050326 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Page edges slightly agetoned as usual, still fine; in a fine dust jacket illustrated by Don Maitz. Maitz, Don 
'Steeped in heroism, treachery, and the clamor of battle, this begins an epic trilogy of a noble Scottish family fighting for its existence and its faith during the age of the Great Crusades--and of a secret society with hidden ceremonies.' 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8869 Lawhead, Stephen R. SCARLET: King Raven, Book 2
Nashville/Dallas/Mexico City/ Rio De Janeiro/Bejin Thomas Nelson, (2007). 1595540865 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In ths sequel to HOOD, which relocated the legend of Robin Hood to the Welsh countryside, forester Will Scarlet finds himself in prison for a crime he did not commit. 'Steeped in Celtic mythology and the political intrigue of medieval Britain'. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8870 Lawrence, D.H. EIGHT LETTERS BY D.H. LAWRENCE TO RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR
Pasadena, California: Printed by Grant Dahlstrom at the Castle Press, 1956. First edition, first printing: a chapbook original. With a foreword by Majl Ewing. A whisper of fading to the edges, some fading at the spine, tiny corner crease to rear cover; thus, near fine, staplebound within printed wraps. Octavo. Unpaginated. 
"Lawrence wrote seven of these letters...at a time of crisis in his life...sometime in the spring of 1910...he met Rachel Annand Taylor. Her cultural sophistication, her Pre-Raphaelite beauty and romantic poetry...strongly impressed Lawrence." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8871 Lawrence, Iain B FOR BUSTER
(New York): Delacorte Press, (2004). 0385730861 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new illustrated dust jacket. 
Young adult novel of World War II about a sixteen-year-old Canadian boy--desperate to escape his abusive parents--who enlists in the Canadian Air Force. A Junior Library Guild Selection. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8872 Lawrence, Lady INDIAN EMBERS
Oxford: George Ronald, [1949]. First edition. Hardcover. Uniform offsetting to the gutters of the endpapers, else a fine fresh copy in an illustrated dust jacket that is price-clipped. 
Octavo. Based on the daily diary of Lady Lawrence who came from a family of British senior Civil Servants stationed in colonial India since its inception. 397 pages. The illustrated plates, the dust jacket, and endpaper designs are the author's own. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8873 Lawrence, Margery THE TERRACES OF NIGHT: Being Further Chronicles of the "Club of the Round Table"
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 1999. 1899562788 First edition thus; one of 600 copies issued. Hardcover. Very fine in black gilt-stamped cloth with red-on-red decorated endpapers; in dust jacket with artwork by Paul Lowe. Portrait of the author, b-&-w reproductions of the original dust jacket and paperback art. Edited with an introduction by Richard Dalby. 
Elusive sequel to the equally rare 1926 NIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE comprises a dozen haunting yarns set in such diverse locations as Africa, Austria and England, concerning Russian snuff-boxes, wayside shrines and African curses. First published in 1932. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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8874 Lawrence, R.D. VOYAGE OF THE STELLA
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1982). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A seagoing adventure including diving with a killer whale. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8875 Lawrence, T.E. ORIENTAL ASSEMBLY
London: Williams and Norgate Ltd., (1939). First edition, first printing. Edited by A.W. Lawrence. Octavo. 291 pages; drawings, 129 photographs by the author. Hardcover. Foxing to page edges, endsheets, and lightly scattered within, very minor bumping to lower corner tips, thus near fine, in full olive-tan cloth with gilt spine lettering, black upper page-edge tint; in a fine, crisp, sharp, printed dust jacket. 
Posthumous collection of writings, edited by Lawrence's brother, A.W. Lawrence, containing all the previously uncollected writings by T.E. Lawrence about the East, including the full text of the suppressed introductory chapter to SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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8876 Lawrence, T.E.; [Edited by M. R. Lawrence] THE HOME LETTERS OF T.E. LAWRENCE AND HIS BROTHERS
New York: The MacMillan Company, 1954. First U.S. edition, first state with the cancelled title-page and Blackwell spine imprint. Hardcover. A very nearly fine copy in blue cloth with gilt-stamped titles to the spine; in the original British-issue printed dust jacket that has been unnecessarily reinforced internally with brown tape at the spine ends and flap folds. A fresh copy! 
Royal octavo. 731 pages; indexes. Illustrated with a portrait frontispiece and 44 sepia-toned illustrations. A collection of letters home from three brothers T.E., W.G. and F.H. Lawrence. Winston Churchill contributes an introduction. O'Brien A247. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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8877 Lawrie, Ian D. A UNIFIED GRAND TOUR OF THEORETICAL PHYSICS
Bristol and New York: Adam Hilger, (1990). First edition. Trade Paperback. A fine copy in pictorial stiff wraps. 
Trade paperback. 380 pages, appendices, references, bibiliography, index, equations. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8878 Lawson, Dominic END GAME: Kasparov vs. Short
New York: Harmony Books, (1994). 0517598108 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered cream cloth shelfback over black boards; in a fine, photo-pictorial dust jacket. 253 pages. Chess diagrams. 
"Lawson creates great drama out of his material. Even as the world championship unfolds and it becomes apparent just how little of a match Short is for Kasparov, the tension is brilliantly sustained."--Independent on Sunday. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8879 Lawson, Elmer J. and Godula, Edmund A., symposia chairmen PATENTS FOR CHEMICAL INVENTIONS: Symposia Sponsored by the Division of Chemical Literature and the Division of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry and the 145th Meeting of the American Chemical Society
Washington D.C.: American Chemical Society, 1964. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine with rubbing to front and rear covers, without dust jacket. 
The American Chemical Society's Advances in Chemistry Series #46. A series of papers presented at two symposia on patents in chemistry taking place in New York City in 1963. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8880 Lawton, David A LOVELY COUNTRY
New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Very fine in dust jacket. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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8881 Lawton, John BLUFFING MR. CHURCHILL
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (2001). 0871139073 First U.S. edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. Trade Paperback. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
"The sense of London during the Blitz is strong and the story, with its mix of real history and believable invention, is fast-paced, twisting and tense."--The London Observer. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8882 Laxalt, Robert A LEAN YEAR AND OTHER STORIES
Reno, Nevada: University of Las Vegas Press, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. Very fine in dust jacket. 
A collection of sixteen short stories which evoke the Nevada of the 1950's. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8883 Laxalt, Robert, text; Allard, William Albert, photographs A TIME WE KNEW: Images of Yesterday in the Basque Homeland
Reno, Las Vegas: University of Nevada Press, (1990). 0874171571 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as new, in black cloth with silver gilt lettering to the spine; in a fine, as new, photo-pictorial dust jacket. Square octavo. 
In the 1960's a change was occuring in the culture of the Basque, people living on the border between France and Spain, which was documented by the photographer Allard, on assignment for NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, and the writer Laxalt. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8884 Laymon, Richard ONCE UPON A HALLOWEEN
Baltimore: Cemetery Dance Publications, 2000. 1587670127 First edition: One of 2000 SIGNED copies. Hardcover in dust jacket. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket artwork by Alan M. Clark; interior artwork by Glenn Chadbourne. SIGNED by the author!
An out-of-print horror novel by the late author. "It's Halloween night and there are ghosts and goblins in the streets. And something much worse in the graveyard..." 
Price: 100.00 USD
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8885 Laymon, Richard A WRITER'S TALE
Los Gatos, CA & Apache Junction, AZ: Deadline Press, (1998). 0963136771 First edition, first printing: one of 500 numbered copies SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in grey cloth with silver spine stamping; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Artwork by Stacy Drum. 348 pages plus photo gallery. Chronology. 
Lively, engaging autobiographical tour through the life and work of the esteemed contemporary horror writer, including a book by book overview, unpublished short fiction, Laymon's Lists--his favorites in fiction and film, tips for writers, more! 
Price: 500.00 USD
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8886 Laymon, Richard THE CELLAR
(New York, N.Y.): Warner Books/A Warner Communications Company, (1980). 0446922463 First edition: Paperback Original. #92-246. Original $2.25 printed cover price. Mass market paperback. Slight spine lean, spine reading creases, very light wear to shelf -edges, about very good, and still fairly tight (with publisher's promotional insert still intact), in wraps with evocative photo art by Neil Slovin. 
The late author's debut. "Gory, gruesome and terrrifyingly credible."--Daoma Winston. "Laymon uses a typewriter ribbon soaked in cold blood." 
Price: 12.50 USD
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8887 Layton, Clare CLUTCH OF PHANTOMS
(Scottsdale, Az.): Poisoned Pen Press, (2002). 1590580273 First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in white printed wraps. 
Three women--a stockbroker, an ex-con, and an actress--are the main characters in this mystery set in a village remote from London. Layton also writes under the name of Natasha Cooper. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8888 Le Cain, Erol & Price, Mathew HAVE YOU SEEN MY SISTER?
San Diego, New York, London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, (1991). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in color-pictorial laminated boards, color-illustrated double-spread endpapers, in illustrated dust jacket. 
It's teatime and Ben's little sister, Emmy, is missing. So Ben sets out to find her! Le Cain's enchanting and imaginative paintings cleverly elaborated with a series of delightful die-cut windows. Published after Le Cain's death. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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8889 Le Carre, John THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL
New York: Alfred A Knopf, (1983). First edition, first printing: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. A hint of fading to the spine, else fine in pale blue printed wraps. 
This globe trotting, epic novel of complex intrigue was made into the critically well-received film of the same title. "A triumph...The author's mastery of atmosphere has never served him better."--People. Precedes the U.K. edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8890 Le Carre, John THE NIGHT MANAGER
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1993. 0679425136 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Enter the new world of espionage, where the skills forged by generations of spies during the darkest days of the Cold War are put to even more terrifying use." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8891 Le Carre, John THE RUSSIA HOUSE
New York: Knopf, (1989). 0394577892 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth with titles silvered to the front cover and to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
Classy espionage from one of the genre's classiest; basis for the 1990 big screen adaptation starring a pretty classy Sean Connery and Michelle Pfeiffer. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8892 Le Carre, John THE MISSION SONG
New York/Boston/London: Little, Brown and Company, (2006). 0316016748 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
An engrossing tale of an idealistic and na´ve British interpreter, Bruno Salvador. The Congo native's mixed parentage puts him in a tentative position in London society. He soon takes on covert translating assignments from shadowy government entities. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8893 Le Carre, John A PERFECT SPY
New York: Bantam Books, (1987). First U.S. paperback edition. Baen Book #55899. Three-D lettering lightly rubbed, otherwise near fine in wraps. 
Author photograph on inside rear cover. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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8894 Le Carre, John THE RUSSIA HOUSE
New York: Bantam Books, (1990). First U.S. paperback edition. Bantam #28534-3. A fine copy in wraps. 
Color movie still illustration as frontispiece. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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8895 Le Carre, John THE TAILOR OF PANAMA
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1996). 0679454462 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine with full-color illustrated end-papers showing an interesting vintage depiction of the building of the Panama Canal, in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
The story of the title character who becomes a reluctant spy for a British secret agent. Basis for the John Boorman film with Pierce Brosnan, Geoffrey Rush and Jamie Lee Curtis. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8896 Le Carre, John SINGLE & SINGLE
(New York): Scribner, (1999). 0684859262 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"...more than just a great storyteller. In SINGLE & SINGLE, he captures the Zeitgeist itself."--Tom Wolfe. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8897 Le Carre, John OUR GAME
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1995. 0679441891 First trade edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Retired secret agent Tim Cranmer returns to the fray when his old Cold War nemesis disappears with Tim's mistress. From the successful author of THE TAILOR OF PANAMA. Promotional photo laid in. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8898 Le Carre, John TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY
Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, (1988). B000IANTRI First edition thus. From the Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces. Hardcover. A fine copy, bound in faux leather, with all page edges in silver, silver embossed illustrations on covers, spine hubbed; no dust jacket, as issued. 
The first book in a "loosely constructed trilogy, in which George Smiley is pitted against the Russian master spy Karla."--McCormick and Fletcher. The trilogy continues with THE HONOURABLE SCHOOLBOY and SMILEY'S PEOPLE. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8899 Le Carre, John THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL
New York: Knopf, 1983. 0394530152 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
This globe trotting epic of complex intrigue was made into the critically well-received film of the same title starring Diane Keaton and directed by George Roy Hill. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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8900 Le Carre, John ABSOLUTE FRIENDS
Boston/New York/London: Little, Brown and Company, (2004). 0316000647 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Lower spine crimped, lower shelf edges slightly rubbed, else near fine; in a near fine dust jacket. 
From the grand master of international espionage: an epic tale of loyalty and betrayal that spans the lives of two friends from the riot-torn West Berlin of the 60s, to the cold war in Europe, to present day terrorism and new alliances. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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