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9001 Leonard, Elmore TISHOMINGO BLUES
(New York): William Morrow/HarperCollins Publishers, (2002). 0060008725 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Over the past 40 years, Leonard has evolved into the undisputed champ of the American crime novel. "This is a rib-tickler in the Carl Hiaasen/Dave Barry tradition rather than the kind of thriller Leonard wrote before Hollywood discovered him." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9002 Leonard, Elmore PRONTO
(New York, New York): Delacorte Press, (1993). 0385308469 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in black linen over red boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
Leonard has once again created "an intimate, precise, funny, frightening, and irresistible mural of the American underworld."--The New Yorker. Harry Arno, bookie, and Raylan Givens, U.S. Marshal are featured. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9003 Leonard, Elmore THE HOT KID
New York: William Morrow, (2005). 0060724226 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Leonard's 40th novel, set in the world of 1930s gangsters and gun molls, features characterizations so deft and true you can smell the hair oil on the dudes and the perfume on the dames."--Publisher's Weekly. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9004 Leonard, Elmore TISHOMINGO BLUES
(New York): William Morrow/HarperCollins Publishers, (2002). 0060083344 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Very nearly fine in photo-pictorial wraps. 
By the author of PAGAN BABIES, BE COOL, and GET SHORTY. This is the thirty-seventh novel by "America's greatest living crime writer."--New York Times. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9005 Leonard, Elmore BANDITS
New York. Arbor House, (1987). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket with slight wear to one of the raised letters of title to front panel, minimal wear to lower edge of rear panel. 
Set in New Orleans, with the vivid characters, sharp dialogue, subtle humor, and strong and seductive plotting we've come to expect from the old pro, author of many acclaimed and much-filmed crime thrillers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9006 Leonard, Elmore BANDITS
New York: Arbor House, (1987). First edition. Light shelfwear to the edges, else very good plus in wraps. 
Advance reading copy. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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9007 Leonard, Elmore KILLSHOT
New York: Arbor House/William Morrow, (1989). 1557100411 First edition. Hardcover. Pages mildly age-toned, else a fine copy in dust jacket. 
SIGNED by Leonard to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9008 Leonard, Elmore RIDING THE RAP
(New York): Delacorte Press, (1995). 0385308477 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
"Leonard gets better and better and better. He makes the rest of us mystery writers green with envy."--Tony Hillerman. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9009 Leonard, Elmore DOUBLE DUTCH TREAT
New York: Arbor House, (1986). 0877958041 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Collect three novels--MOONSHINE WARS, GOLD COAST, and CITY PRIMEVAL. Introduction by Bob Greene. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9010 Leonard, Elmore GLITZ
New York: Arbor House, (1985). 0877956324 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A tale of murder and corruption set against the glitter of Atlantic City's billion-dollar casinos. "After finishing GLITZ I went out to the bookstore and bought everything else of Elmore Leonard I could find."--Stephen King. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9011 Leonard, Elmore RIDING THE RAP
New York: Delacorte Press, (1995). 0385308477 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author! Hardcover. Fine; in a nearly fine, dust jacket with the usual mild fading to the spine. 
"RIDING THE RAP made me feel like a kid again. Kept me up until four in the morning. When Elmore Leonard's people start talking, I can't help myself, I have to listen."--Lawrence Block. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9012 Leonard, Elmore OUT OF SIGHT
(New York): Delacorte Press, (1996). 0385308485 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"When Jack Foley, a career bank robber, surfaces after tunneling out of a medium-security penitentiary in Florida, he comes face to face with Karen Sisco, a beautiful federal marshal." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9013 Leonard, Elmore GET SHORTY
(New York, New York): Delacorte Press, (1990). 0385301413 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in lime-green stamped white cloth shelfback over black boards with blind debossed palm tree device; in a fine, if age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. 
"Classic Elmore Leonard: While other people write 'crime fiction,' Leonard's come up with a masterful social comedy that happens to be about criminals."--Ron Hogan. Filmed with John Travolta as Chili. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9014 Leonard, Elmore BE COOL
New York: Delacorte Press, (1999). 0385333919 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Mr. Leonard is famous for writing brilliantly about Detroit and Miami, but Hollywood--where the novelist has spent many a season turning his books into screenplays--brings out his comic best."--Tom Nolan. Sequel to GET SHORTY with Chili Palmer. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9015 Leonard, Elmore MR. PARADISE
(New York): William Morrow, (2004). 0060083956 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A comic-thriller that kicks off its story in Detroit's Rattlesnake Club with two young girls discussing how to handle an eighty-four-year-old sugardaddy. By the author of GET SHORTY. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9016 Leonard, John PRIVATE LIVES IN THE IMPERIAL CITY
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979. 0394501705 First edition. Hardcover. Remainder stamp to lower page edges, light age-toning to the endsheets, else a near fine copy in a mildly age-toned pictorial dust jacket. 
Discotheque dancing, cats, celebrityhood, teen-agers, term papers, basement leaks, conversations among seven-year-olds, just some of the topics treated in this collection of Leonard's witty and insightful "Private Lives" pieces for the NY Times. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9017 Leonard, John PRIVATE LIVES IN THE IMPERIAL CITY
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979. 0394501705 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
The literary critic and novelist here brings together sixty-nine of his "Private Lives" pieces that first began to appear in The New York Times in 1976. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9018 Leonard, Maurice BATTLING BERTHA: The Biography of Bertha Harris
London: Regency Press, (1978). Second printing. Hardcover. Minor abrasion mark on the front endpaper, lower spine lightly bumped, upper page edges slightly soiled, else a very good plus copy without dust jacket as issued. 
The biography of an accepted clairvoyant who early in her career went on tour with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and later became a television tested medium. An interesting biography. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9019 Leoni, Giulio THE MOSAIC CRIMES
Orlando/Austin/New York/San Diego/Toronto/London: Harcourt, Inc., (2006). 0151012466 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Premio Tedeschi Award-winning author's debut mystery features Dante Alighieri, newly appointed Prior of the city of Florence in the 1300s. Translated from the Italian by Anne Appel. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9020 Lerner, Arthur PSYCHOANALYTICALLY ORIENTED CRITICISM OF THREE AMERICAN POETS: Poe, Whitman, and Aiken
Rutherford/Madison/Teaneck: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, (1970). 0838675336 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in mauve-plum linen with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine lightly soiled dust jacket with slight age-toning to the spine. 130 pages; poetry examples; annotations; bibliography; and index. 
Dated in the year of publication and warmly inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the front endpaper. Poets of both the 19th and 20th century, Edgar Allan Poe, Walt Whitman and Conrad Aiken are exemplary subjects in this study of psychoanalytical poetry. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9021 Leroux, Gaston THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
New York: Dorset Press, (1988). 0880292989 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows some age-toning. With a nice jacket painting of the Phantom by Mark Teague and a frontispiece that is a facsimile of the movie poster for the film starring Lon Chaney. 
Leroux's seminal horror story and inspiration for several films and, of course, the musical. Along with FRANKENSTEIN and DRACULA, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is a monument in supernatural literature. With a foreword by Peter Haining. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9022 Leroy, J T THE HEART IS DECEITFUL ABOVE ALL THINGS
(New York, N.Y.): Bloomsbury, (2001). 1582341427 First U.S. edition, first printing. SIGNED by author Leroy to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered black boards with red satin ribbon marker; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. As-new! 
Loosely connected collection of autobiographical stories chronicle the harrowing experiences of a young boy's life on the run. Follow-up to Leroy's novel SARAH. Faithfully adapted by Asia Argento for a 2004 indy film she directed and stars in. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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9023 Lescroart, John THE HEARING
(New York): A Dutton Book, (2001). 052594575X First edition: Advance Reading Copy, with materials laid in. Proof. Fine in glossy wraps. 
Lescroart's thirteenth courtroom thriller, which features two of his most popular characters, detective Abe Glitsky and defense attorney Dismas Hardy. A young attorney is murdered, and unknown to anyone it is Glitsky's daughter. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9024 Lescroart, John THE FIRST LAW
(New York): Dutton, (2003). 0525947051 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
One of mystery fiction's most enduring and affecting male buddy teams--San Francisco defense attorney Dismas Hardy and police lieutenant Abe Glitsky--are back in this thriller by the author of THE OATH, THE HEARING, and A CERTAIN JUSTICE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9025 Lescroart, John THE MERCY RULE
(New York): Delacorte Press, (1998). 0385316585 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"An edge-of-the-seat legal thriller that has it all"--Faye Kellerman. "A masterpiece."--Karen Kijewski. A San Francisco set mystery by the author of NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9026 Lescroart, John SON OF HOLMES
New York: Donald I. Fine, Inc., (1986). 0917657640 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine, mildly age-toned dust jacket. 
John T. Lescroart's first novel, SUNBURN, received the Joseph Henry Jackson Award. This second novel was inspired by a lifelong interest in "Sherlockiana." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9027 Lesley, Craig THE SKY FISHERMAN
Boston/New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1995. First edition: with the publisher's printed invitation to a bookstore signing event laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Inscribed, dated, and SIGNED by Lesley to the title-page....the inscription reads, "Good Reading and Better Fishing!" Robert Olen Butler has called this book, "complex and vivid and surprisingly funny." By the author of WINTERKILL and RIVER SONG. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9028 Lesley, Lewis Burt, editor UNCLE SAM'S CAMELS: The Journal of May Humphreys Stacey, Supplemented by the Report of Edward Fitzgerald Beale (1857-1858)
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1929. B000860RFE First edition, first printing. Bibliography, index, and fold-out map. Introductory and concluding chapters by editor Lesley. Hardcover. Offsetting to all endsheets, and to pages 88-89, else fine; in café-au-lait cloth with gilt-stamped titles to spine, top edge gilt; in a very good plus dust jacket, showing age-darkening (especially to spine panel), minor soiling, very light edgewear. 
Story of the legendary first and last "Camel Brigade" which made its way from San Antonio, Texas, to Bakersfield, California in the late 1850's. Beale was the camel corps' commander, Stacey, a boy of nineteen who went along on the bizarre adventure. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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9029 Leslie, John LOVE FOR SALE
New York: Pocket Books, (1996). 0671511270 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
A Gideon Loway mystery by the author of KILLING ME SOFTLY and NIGHT AND DAY. Key West P.I. Gideon investigates the murder of a young woman who had recently come into the possession of part of a treasure from a sunken Spanish galleon. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9030 Leslie, John LOVE FOR SALE
New York: Pocket Books, (1996). 0671511270 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine copy in purple wraps. 
A Gideon Lowry mystery. Lowry debuted in John Leslie's KILLING ME SOFTLY which Kirkus reviews hailed as "...a moody, Chandleresque meditation on family, friendship, and the past." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9031 Lessing, Doris THROUGH THE TUNNEL
(Mankato, Minnesota): Creative Education Inc., (1990). 0886823463 First edition thus. A Creative Short Story. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full burgundy 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. 
Vacationing at the seashore, a young boy's endurance is tested to the limit when he tries to swim through an underwater tunnel. In CE's superb, eclectic series of stories, smartly produced, with stylish, well-designed typography and appealing jacket art. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9032 Lessing, Doris THE FIFTH CHILD
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. 0394571053 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a mildly age-toned dust jacket. 
SF-tinged tale from the distinguished novelist concerns an extraordinary "changeling" child born into the family of Harriet and David Lovatt in the turbulent 60's. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9033 Lester, Mike AN OCCASIONAL DREAM
Los Angeles: Uglytown, (2002). 0966347382 First edition. Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine in photo-pictorial wraps. 
The dark and criminal world in which Boyd lives and works is no place to find love, but his world begins to unravel when he meets the dark-haired and enigmatic Missy. This is Lester's debut novel. SIGNED to the title-page at an event in our shop. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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9034 Lesure, Francois MUSIK UND GESELLSCHAFT IM BILD
Kassel/Basel/Paris/London/New York: Barenreiter, 1966. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth with powder-blue titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket with just a hint of age-toning. Quarto. Printed in Italy and Germany. 245 pages; bibliographie; and Verzeichnis der Abbildungen 
An abundance of marvelous black-and-white and 23 striking color plate illustrations of performers with early instruments, musical events and performances highlight this music history in the original German language. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9035 Lethem, Jonathan YOU DON'T LOVE ME YET
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Auckland: Doubleday, (2007). 038551218X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Brooklynite recounts the near-fame experience of a Los Angeles alternative rock band. Its success depends on bass guitarist Lucinda Hoekke, an unwitting femme fatale whose irrational whims torture the artsy Gen-Xers in her orbit. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9036 Leuci, Bob ODESSA BEACH
New York: Freundlich Books, (1985). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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9037 Leuci, Bob CAPTAIN BUTTERFLY
New York: New American Library, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

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9038 Levander, O.A. and Cheng, Lorraine, editors MICRONUTRIENT INTERACTIONS: Vitamins, Minerals, and Hazardous Elements
New York, New York: The New York Academy of Sciences, 1980. First edition. Trade Paperback. Light spotting to the upper page edges, mild crease and minor soiling to the rear cover, else a near fine copy in wraps. 
Trade paperback. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences: Volume 355. This book covers interactions of vitamins with essential minerals and toxic minerals. 372 pages. Includes many illustrations, graphs, charts, and tables. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9039 Levander, O.A. and Cheng, Lorraine, editors MICRONUTRIENT INTERACTIONS: Vitamins, Minerals, and Hazardous Elements
New York, New York: The New York Academy of Sciences, 1980. First edition. Trade Paperback. Fine in wraps. 
Trade paperback. This book covers interactions of vitamins with essential minerals and toxic minerals. Includes many illustrations, graphs, charts, and tables. 372 pages, out-of-print. Volume 355 of the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9040 Levant, Oscar THE UNIMPORTANCE OF BEING OSCAR
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1968). First edition. Hardcover. A few tiny dots of nearly invisible stain to fore-edge, one corner tip very lightly bruised, else a nice, near fine copy, in a price-clipped, photo-pictorial dust jacket that shows a hint of edgewear. Front cover photo by Roddy McDowell. 
Further bizarre memoirs, zany anecdotes, and satirical skewerings by the brilliantly caustic, outrageously ribald, and peerlessly neurotic pianist, raconteur, film actor and "jongleur of our times." Illustrated with photographs printed on coated stock. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9041 Leven, Jeremy SATAN: His Psychotherapy and Cure by the Unfortunate Dr. Kassler, J.S.P.S.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982. 0394523709 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Comic novel follows Satan through seven therapy sessions with the unfortunate Dr. Kassler. Second novel by the screenwriter (DON JUAN DE MARCO, ALEX & EMMA). Filmed as CRAZY AS HELL in 1982 from a screenplay by Leven. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9042 LeVert, John THE FLIGHT OF THE CASSOWARY
Boston/New York: The Atlantic Monthly Press, (1986). 0871130599 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Mild crimp to the lower spine edge, else near fine in sky-blue boards with silver titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with minor rubbing and tiny creases to the head and heel of the spine. 
The author's debut novel features a 16-year-old who finds life in high school and at home distorted when he becomes obsessed with parallels between animals and people and responds to everything according to the laws of nature. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9043 Levi, Enrico & Panzer, Marvin ELECTROMECHANICAL POWER CONVERSION: Low-frequency, Low-velocity Conversion Processes
New York: Dover Publications, Inc., (1974). 0486605922 First edition thus. Second, corrected edition, including solutions. A fine, unread and unopened copy. Virtually AS NEW. 
Trade paperbound. 633 pages; appendices and an index. 170 figures. Unabridged, corrected republication of the original (1966) edition and SOLUTIONS MANUAL (1967). 
Price: 200.00 USD
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9044 Levi, Peter KNIT ONE, DROP ONE
New York: Walker, (1988). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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9045 Levi-Strauss, Claude STRUCTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
London: Allen Lane The Penguin Press, 1968. Reprint. Presentation copy, inscribed and SIGNED by Claude Levi-Strauss. Hardcover. Fine in a very nearly fine dust jacket with a few minor nicks to the edges. Octavo. 410 pages; bibliography and an index. Drawings and photographs. 
Claude Levi-Strauss, the late French anthropologist and ethnologist, and has been called the "father of modern anthropology". Lévi-Strauss's theories are set forth in this book. Translated from the French by Claire Jacobson and Brooke Grundfest Schoepf. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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9046 Levin Morris A. and Strauss, Harlee S. RISK ASSESSMENT IN GENETIC ENGINEERING
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in boards; no dust jacket. 
403 pages, references, index. Tables, figures, equations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9047 Levin, Donna GET THAT NOVEL WRITTEN!
Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest Books, (1996). 0898796962 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in laminated boards; issued without dust jacket. 
A comprehensive guide to novel writing from initial idea to final edit. Based on the author's first-hand experience and gathered from insights gleaned during a ten-year span teaching writers. 198 pages; and index. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9048 Levin, Ira A KISS BEFORE DYING
New York: An Inner Sanctum Mystery/Simon and Schuster, [undated]. Book club edition. Jacket design by H. Lawrence Hoffman. Hardcover. Pages tanned, as expected, else fine, in sea-foam boards with black lettering, rules and vignette, reddish upper page edge tint; in a lightly rubbed, faintly age-toned, very good plus dust jacket, showing just a hint of fading to the spine panel. 
Story of a handsome young man who is determined to murder the girl he loves. Levin's debut won the first Edgar for best first novel, has been adapted to film twice, in 1956 with Robert Wagner and Joanne Woodward, in 1991 with Matt Dillon and Sean Young. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9049 Levin, Ira A KISS BEFORE DYING
Pleasantville, New York: ImPress, [No date.] 0762102519 Reprint. Hardcover. Mild spine slant, else fine in blood-red boards decorated with black lettering and silver-stamped lips to the front cover; issued without dust jacket. 
Levin's thriller won the Edgar Award for first novel in 1953. A young sociopath kills his wealthy pregnant girlfriend, and then begins to date the victim's sister. The book was filmed twice starring Robert Wagner in 1956 and Matt Dillon in 1991. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9050 Levin, Jennifer WATER DANCER
New York: Poseidon Press, (1982). 0671447645 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in like dust jacket. No remainder mark. 
First novel by the acclaimed young writer. A sharp, bright copy. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9051 Levin, Martin, editor FIVE BOYHOODS
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., 1962. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly shelfworn dust jacket with a uniformly darkened strip along the front panel, a very slightly faded spine, and a one-inch closed tear to the lower rear panel. Albeit an attractive copy. Illustrated with photographs. 
Five American writers recall their childhood years and, in so doing, paint a vivid picture of the first fifty years of the American century. The diverse group comprises Howard Lindsay, Harry Golden, Walt Kelly, John Updike and William Zinsser. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9052 Levine, Alan J. THE STRATEGIC BOMBING OF GERMANY, 1940-1945
Westport, Connecticut/London: Praeger, (1992). 0275943194 Second printing. Hardcover. Fine in turquoise cloth with white titles; issued without dust jacket. Octavo. 235 pages; notes, bibliography, and index. 
"A well-written summary of the secondary material on this important, neglected, and controversial subject. Therefore it will be read by many and consequently must be seriously considered by historians and specialists."--The Journal of American History. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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9053 Levine, Arthur A.; Guevara, Susan, illustrator THE BOARDWALK PRINCESS
New York: Tambourine Books. (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in laminated pictorial boards in a fine dust jacket. Quarto. 
Beautifully illustrated in full-color, this is a rags-to-riches fairy tale of two Brooklyn orphans who run away from the wicked old witch who keeps them, by the National Jewish Book Award-nominated author of ALL THE LIGHTS IN THE NIGHT. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9054 Levine, Mary Ann; Sassaman, Kenneth E.; Nassaney, Michael S. THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL NORTHEAST
Westport, Connecticut/London: Bergin & Garvey, (1999). 0897895177 First edition, first printing: Review copy with publisher's promotional materials laid in. Native Peoples of the Americas series. Hardcover. Fine, in green cloth with gilt stamping against black spine and front cover blocks; no dust jacket, as issued. 313 pages. 
"These are thoughtful and stimulating articles dealing with virtually each period since humans first entered the Northeast. An up-to-date reference on the archaeology of the Northeast has been much needed."--Barbara E. Luedtke. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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9055 Levine, Paul 9 SCORPIONS
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Tokyo/Singapore: Pocket Books, (1998). 0671019392 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Tony Greco. SIGNED by the author. 
"A roller coaster ride through the halls of the Supreme Court with exciting stops at the site of an air disaster in Florida and a political nightmare in Washington...the Supreme Court was never as dangerous or understandable or sexy."--Stephen Cannell. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9056 Levine, R. D. and Jortner, J. MOLECULAR ENERGY TRANSFER
New York: John Wiley & Sons, (1976). First edition. Hardcover. Pages somewhat tanned; corner tips and spine ends lightly bumped with the covers showing some rubbing, otherwise a very good copy in boards; no dust jacket. 
Papers from the Israel Research Conference "Molecular Energy Transfer" held at Ein Bokek, Israel, December, 1973. Tall octavo. 310 pages, references. Figures and equations. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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9057 Levine, Sumner N., editor MICRO- AND THIN-FILM ELECTRONICS: Readings
New York/Chicago/San Francisco/Toronto/London: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1964). First edition, first printing: Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Mild curling to shelf edge of lower rear cover, near fine and clean in printed wraps. 
A collection of 24 detailed papers on microelectronics focusing on design and reliability, fabrication and technology, and thin films. 324 pages with a generous supply of photo-illustrations, graphs, figures, equations, diagrams, and tables. 
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9058 Levinson, Barry SIXTY-SIX
New York: Broadway Books, (2003). 076791533X First edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
Set in Baltimore, 1966, this debut novel by the famed director of DINER and RAIN MAN is a nostalgic and bittersweet look back to a time and place where American innocence collided with complex and even tragic experience. 
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9059 Levinson, Barry SLEEPERS
[No place]. [No publisher], 1995. Shooting script, buff version, revised 8/30/95. Some mild edgewear and rubbing to the covers, else a fine copy--155 xeroxed 8.5x11-inch pages, brad-bound within official Warner Bros. Pictures slick, cardstock covers. 
Adaptation by Levinson for the film he directed based upon Lorenzo Caracterra's controversial crime novel. The film starred Jason Patrick, Kevin Bacon, Billy Crudup and Dustin Hoffman. This promotional copy of the script has been SIGNED by Levinson. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9060 Levinson, Robert S. THE JOHN LENNON AFFAIR
(New York): (Forge), (2001). 0312879024 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Rear cover lightly soiled, else a near fine copy in white printed wraps. 
A Neil Gulliver and Steve Marriner novel. Levinson draws on his personal experiences with the people closest to John Lennon and the Beatles to "weave a nerve-jangling thriller that puts the reader in the heart of the action." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9061 Levinson, Robert S. HOT PAINT
New York: Forge/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2002). 0765302314 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The fifth installment in the mystery series featuring L.A. newspaper columnist Neil Gulliver and his ex-wife, actress Stevie Marriner is a thriller involving Andy Warhol silkscreens and stolen art collectibles. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 26.95 USD
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9062 Levinson, Robert S. ASK A DEAD MAN
Waterville, Maine: Five Star, (2004). 1594142556 First edition, second printing. SIGNED by the author at a recent event in our shop. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A NEW BOOK! 
Robert S. Levinson, best known for his Neil Gulliver and Steve Marriner mystery series, offers this stand-alone novel of assassination and revenge, set in Pasadena, CA. "Robert S. Levinson writes a great read."--Nelson DeMille. 
Price: 25.95 USD
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9063 Levitsky, Ronald THE LOVE THAT KILLS
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1991). 0684192950 First edition. Hardcover. Upper corner tips lightly bumped, else a near fine copy; in a like dust jacket. 
"Levitsky's first novel marries the best of the whodunit and private eye traditions, and adds some really novel and startling settings and situations."--Robert Barnard. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9064 Levitsky, Ronald THE WISDOM OF SERPENTS
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1992). 0684194112 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
The second Nate Rosen mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9065 Levitt, J.R. TEN OF SWORDS
New York: St. Martin's, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. Set in Salt Lake City. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9066 Levy, D.N.L. THE SICILIAN DRAGON
London: B.T. Batsford Ltd, (1976). 0713429313 Second edition. Hardcover. Small minor stain to the front endpaper, very good plus in black pebbled boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a very good price-clipped dust jacket that has been evenly trimmed a quarter of an inch along the upper edges. 
New updated edition covering all the main variations from the older to the modern systems. A volume in the Contemporary Chess Openings series edited by R.G. Wade. 126 pages; 172 diagrams; index of complete games; and index of variations. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9067 Levy, David & Kevin O'Connell HOW TO PLAY THE SICILIAN DEFENCE
New York: David McKay Company, Inc., (1978). 0679130721 First U.S. edition, first printing. Black cloth with gilt spine titles. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Octavo. 152 pages; Index of Players. 
An explanation of the ideas behind the Sicilian Defence offering the reader many useful rules of thumb as a guide to playing all the standard types of position that arise in the Sicilian. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9068 Levy, David; Kevin O'Connell & David Watt THE KING'S INDIAN: A Quantitative Analysis Of The Opening
Fort Collins, Colorado: (Imprint Capablanca), (1981). 0907352022 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated boards; no dust jacket. 
A computer analysis of almost one-thousand games opening with the King's Indian. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9069 Levy, Emanuel SMALL-TOWN AMERICA IN FILM: The Decline and Fall of Community
New York: Continuum, (1991). 0826404847 First edition. Hardcover. Lower corner tips lightly bumped, else fine; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Comprehensive study of the depiction of the small town in American films from the beginning of the sound era to the present; from the Andy Hardy films to BLUE VELVET. From the author of AND THE WINNER IS...: The History and Politics of the Oscar Awards. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9070 Levy, H. and E.A. Baggott NUMERICAL SOLUTIONS OF DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
(New York): Dover Publications, (1950). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Ex-library copy with a few library stamps on the front endpapers, title page and bottom page edges: minor soiling to the covers, otherwise a very good copy without dust jacket. 
Published in England under the title NUMERICAL STUDIES IN DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS. 238 pages with advertisements. Hardcover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9071 Levy, Maurice, editor 1962 CARGESE LECTURES IN THEORETICAL PHYSICS: Notes from the French Summer School for Theoretical Physics, Cargese, Corsica, July 1962
New York & Amsterdam: W.A. Benjamin, Inc., 1963. First edition: Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Sticker scar and reading creases to spine, creases to corners of covers, previous owner's name on half-title page, else very good in illustrated wraps. 
Includes contributions by D. Pines, A. Klein, N. Hugenholtz, P. Nozieres, M. Baranger, J. Bardeen, B. Jancovici, J. Bernstein, M. Gourdin, F. Zachariasen, and G.F. Chew. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9072 Levy, Paul PROCESSUS STOCHASTIQUES ET MOUVEMENT BROWNIEN
Paris: Gauthier-Villars, Imprimeur-Editeur, 1948. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Neat ownership name and date to the half-title page, small stain to the lower front cover, age-toned, else very good in printed wraps. Octavo. 365 pages; bibliography. Errata slip tipped in. 
Original French language edition of STOCHASTIC PROCESSES AND BROWNIAN MOTION by Paul Levy, who with A. N. Kolmogorov, is considered the forefather of the modern theory of stochastic processes. A classic in the field by the great French mathematician. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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9073 Lewin, Albert THE UNALTERED CAT
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1967). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in pale sienna cloth with black spine lettering; in an age-toned, price-clipped illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design by Donald and Ann Crews. 
Weird fiction from the veteran film producer, director, screenwriter. Friends conduct a "psychological autopsy" of the late "Robbie" Roberts, in a tale that seems to blend elements of myth and lycanthropy with touches of CAT PEOPLE and LADY INTO FOX. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9074 Lewin, Michael Z. OUTSIDE IN
New York: Knopf, 1980. 0394500067 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a dust jacket with a snagged hole to the front flap. 
A mystery writer decides to play detective when a friend is murdered. By the author of THE WAY WE DIE NOW and CALLED BY A PANTHER. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9075 Lewin, Michael Z. HARD LINE
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1982. 068801335X First edition. Hardcover. Thin band of fading to the spine ends, else a fine, unread copy; in an age-toned dust jacket with minor wear. 
The second of the Lt. Leroy Powder novels. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9076 Lewin, Michael Z. HARD LINE
New York: William Morrow, 1982. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Lt. Leroy Powder novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9077 Lewin, Michael Z. OUT OF SEASON
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1984). 0688039030 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
A mystery featuring Indianapolis private detective Albert Samson from the author of HARD LINE. Samson discovers some odd connections between his two clients and two murders, one of which occurred fifty years ago. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9078 Lewin, Michael Z. LATE PAYMENTS
New York: William Morrow, (1986). 0688043429 First edition. Near fine copy in a jacket that shows some mild edgewear, age-toning, and rubbing. 
SIGNED by Lewin to the title-page. A Lt. Leroy Powder mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9079 Lewin, Michael Z. LATE PAYMENTS
New York: William Morrow, (1986). First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
A Lt. Leroy Powder novel. Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9080 Lewin, Michael Z. CALLED BY A PANTHER
New York: Mysterious Press/Warner Books, (1991). 0892964391 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
Indianapolis private detective Albert Samson returns in this story of a mystery bomber in Samson's home town. From the author of OUT OF SEASON. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9081 Lewin, Patricia BLIND RUN
New York: Ballantine Books, (2003). 0345443225 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The former IBM executive's debut novel features Ethan Decker, a specialized "hunter" for the most secretive agency of the U.S. government. "Spellbinding...packed with white-knuckle action, daring chases, and breathless escapes."--Iris Johansen. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9082 Lewin, Patricia OUT OF REACH
New York: Ballantine Books, (2004). 0345443209 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The second thriller by the author of BLIND RUN introduces CIA officer, Erin Baker, who is on the trail of a child trafficking ring. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9083 Lewis, Alfred Allan & Woodworth, Constance MISS ELIZABETH ARDEN
London & New York: W.H. Allen, 1973. First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in silver dust jacket with a few minor scrapes, scratches and several closed tears. 
Octavo. Blindstamp of Elton John lyricist, Bernie Taupin on front flyleaf. 320pages, photographs. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9084 Lewis, Archibald R. THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOUTHERN FRENCH AND CATALAN SOCIETY, 718-1050
Austin: University of Texas Press, (1965). B000F431QG First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint age-toning to page edges, near fine in blue cloth with silver titles to the spine; in a very good lightly shelf-worn dust jacket with minor stains, age-toning to the spine panel, and edge nicks and tears. Large octavo. 
Lewis draws from original sources including local chronicles and charters for this comprehensive and comparative study. He also examines effects on the residents way of life, due to raids and conquests. 471 pages; 5 maps; bibliography; and index. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9085 Lewis, Ben W. BRITISH PLANNING AND NATIONALIZATION
New York: The Twentieth Century Fund, (1952). B0006D6AC8 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in red-clay colored linen with titles and rules stamped in black to the front cover and spine; in a very good plus dust jacket with slight age-darkening to the spine, chipping to the spine ends, and a few very short shelf-edge tears. 
The economics professor analyzes British Nationalization and its future after the defeat of the Labor Party in 1951. Lewis examines nationalized industries, the way they are organized and their methods of operation. 313 pages; bibliography; and index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9086 Lewis, C(Clarence). I(Irving). A SURVEY OF SYMBOLIC LOGIC: The Classic Algebra Of Logic
New York: Dover Publications, Inc., (1960). 486606430 First edition thus: First corrected edition: Trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Neat address label to the front endpaper, very mild sunning to the upper edge of rear cover, near fine, clean, tight and probably unread, in color illustrated wraps. 327 pages; figures; bibliography; and index. 
This first Dover printing is a corrected republication of the original work with the omission of chapters V and VI, as requested by the author. An explanatory preface by Lewis is written exclusively for this Dover edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9087 Lewis, C.S. PRINCE CASPIAN
New York: The Macmillan Company, (1962). Fifth printing thus. Hardcover. Uniform tanning to the pages, else a fine copy in green textured paper-over-boards, emblazoned in russet with silhouette to front cover, titles and devices to spine; in a very mildly age-toned, and very slightly rubbed illustrated dust jacket. 
"How good Prince Caspian and his army of Talking Beasts conquered the Telmarines." Book Two in The Chronicles of Narnia, reprinted here as part of a uniform set that reproduces the splendid and apposite line drawing illustrations by Pauline Baynes. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9088 Lewis, C.S. THE VOYAGE OF THE DAWN TREADER
New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, (1988). 0027588203 Reprint. Out-of-print thus. Fine in silver-lettered blue cloth shelfback over blue boards; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Volume III in the Narnia reissue which features jacket paintings by Daniel San Souci and the original line drawings of Pauline Baynes. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9089 Lewis, David with George, Mimi ICEBOUND IN ANTARCTICA
New York/London: W.W. Norton & Company, (1988). 0393024873 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A very nearly fine copy; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket that shows some faint age-toning. 242 pages, twenty-nine b&w photographs, two maps, and an index. 
An account of Lewis's six-man team exploration of Antarctica which involved becoming intentionally icebound to study the seals, penguins, and birds, and observe the flow and configuration of the icepack, but evolved into a study of human nature. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9090 Lewis, Fiona BETWEEN MEN
New York: The Atlantic Monthly Press, (1995). 0871135868 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very very nearly fine, in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
"First-time novelist Lewis's myriad characters are all Hollywood novel cliches, but she makes them fresh and funny. Lewis skewers Hollywood with a savage, savvy wit that begs comparison with Evelyn Waugh and Terry Southern."--David Bartholomew. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9091 Lewis, Hilda CALL LADY PURBECK
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1962). B0007DZUPK First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A wonderfully fresh copy! 
Historical novel of Frances Villiers, Viscountess Purbeck, a much wronged woman who lived in an age of chivalry and brutality, color and corruption, and who counted among her admirers King Louis XIII of France and Cardinal Richeliu. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9092 Lewis, Jack BLOOD MONEY
(Los Angeles, Calif.): A Headline Book, (1960). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Headline Books #108, cover price, $.50. Mass market paperback. A fine, bright, as-new, unread copy in illustrated wraps. 
"They had come to find Hitler and $1 million dollars. But a luscious wanton stood in their way!!!...Lyra had been close to the Lesbian; close enough that some of it might have rubbed off. Now, she was trying to prove it hadn't, and I was helping her." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9093 Lewis, Janet THE EARTH-BOUND: 1924-1944
Aurora, N.Y.: The Weels College Press, 1946. First edition. One of 300 unnumbered copies printed by Victor & Jacob Hammer. SIGNED by the author to the half-title. Hardcover. Light blue paper-covered boards, paper spine label. Wear to the crown of the spine, some discoloration to the spine and the upper portion of the of the mildly bowed boards, paper spine label has tanned, else very good. Tall octavo. 
Although Janet Lewis is better known as a novelist of historical fiction, her first and last writings were poems. Since the appearance in print of her early poems over eighty years ago, her poetry has quietly grown in acclaim and popularity. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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9094 Lewis, Jeffrey MERITOCRACY: A Love Story
New York: Other Press, (2004). 1590511425 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
"MERITOCRACY... is a heart-rending and beautiful novel that perfectly captures the hope, anxieties, and confused loves of a group of smart, and ambitious Yale graduates in the summer of '66."--Robert Ward. Jeffrey Lewis is a TV writer and producer. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9095 Lewis, Jeffrey THE CONFERENCE OF THE BIRDS
New York: Other Press, (2005). 15950511247 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new illustrated dust jacket. 
Second volume of the planned Meritocracy Quartet from the noted film and TV writer. "This unsentimental yet deeply touching novel deserves to fly right off the shelves."--Lee Smith. "An event!...to be read and re-read."--Janwillem van de Wetering. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9096 Lewis, Jerry; with Herbert Gluck JERRY LEWIS IN PERSON
New York: Atheneum, 1982. 0689112904 First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in fuchsia cloth stamped in gilt to the spine, with tangerine top-edge coloring; in a color photo-pictorial dust jacket that shows just a suggestion of age-toning. 
Autobiography SIGNED to the front free endpaper by the legendary comedian and filmmaker. Illustrated with photographs printed on coated stock. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9097 Lewis, Jim SISTER
Saint Paul: Graywolf Press, (1993). 1555971784 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Lewis's startling account of an obsession and its familial repercussions is so charged and secretive that it turns the reader into an intruder."--Walter Abish. This debut novel has been SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9098 Lewis, M(atthew).G. LE MOINE (THE MONK)
Paris: H.L. Delloye, 1840. First edition thus. Translated into French by Leon de Wailly. Hardcover. Very good: bound in gilt-stamped black, hubbed leather over marbled boards, with marbled endsheets; foxing to pages and page edges, mild wear to extremities, cello-tape reinforced at upper and lower inner hinges (though they don't seem to need it). 
French translation of Lewis's landmark gothic "romance" first published in 1796, which earned him overwhelming popular success and the permanent nickname "Monk Lewis"-- issued in two installments and bound together here in quarter-leather. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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9099 Lewis, Mary E.; in collaboration with Dorothy Dignam THE MARRIAGE OF DIAMONDS AND DOLLS: Including the History of American Bridal Customs
New York: H.L. Lindquist Publications, (1947). First edition. Hardcover. The faintest suggestion of wear to the extremities, else this is a fine copy in cream cloth stamped in gilt with devices and lettering to both front cover and spine, on coated stock; in a dust jacket that exhibits some fading, mild edgewear and rubbing. 
Both a Bride's Magazine-endorsed history of bridal fashions, jewelry and customs, and a bound exhibit of Mrs. Lewis's remarkable collection of historical bride dolls. Generously illustrated with photographs of the dolls. A most appealing oddity. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9100 Lewis, Naomi; Reed, Allison, illustrator THE STEPSISTER
New York: Dial Books for Young Readers. (1987). 0803704305 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
When Rose marries a handsome prince, her stepmother and stepsister plot to destroy her happiness. Naomi Lewis recounts this story of jealousy and love, based on on ancient Chinese folktale, and Allison Reed illuminates the text with magical pictures. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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