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9101 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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9102 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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9103 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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9104 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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9105 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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9106 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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9107 Lewis, Roy DEAD SECRET
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., (2001). 0786708859 First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Mild crease to the spine, else near fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
An Arnold Landon Mystery. The Pentire Woods in Northumberland is the setting for this mystery featuring the archaeologist Landon, and his colleague Portia, who must assess the value of the Woods, where the preserved body of the "Wolf Man" has been found. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9108 Lewis, Roy WOLF BY THE EARS
New York: World Publishing, (1972). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. 
A Stephen Kirk mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9109 Lewis, Roy MEN OF SUBTLE CRAFT
New York: St. Martin's, (1987). 0312817898 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The twenty-seventh novel by the author of PREMIUM ON DEATH. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9110 Lewis, Roy CROSS BEARER
New York: St. Martin's, (1994). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
An Arnold Landon mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9111 Lewis, Roy Harley WHERE AGENTS FEAR TO TREAD
New York: St. Martin's, (1984). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Lightly bumped lower corner tips, else a near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with rubbing to the extremities. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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9112 Lewis, Roy Harley MIRACLES TAKE A LITTLE LONGER
New York: St. Martin's, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Faint soiling to the page edges, else a near fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with shelfwear and rubbing. 
A Matthew Coll mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9113 Lewis, Roy Harley A CRACKING OF SPINES
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1982). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Mathew Coll, a former intelligence officer and owner of an antiquarian bookshop in the West of England, is asked by the Antiquarian Booksellers Association to investigate the theft of books from libraries. Classic bibliomystery! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9114 Lewis, Sara SECOND DRAFT OF MY LIFE
New York: Atria Books, (2002). 0743436695 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Charlotte Dearborn finds "teaching first grade is harder than [she] expects, her colleagues aren't easy to get along with, and a series of romantic misadventures falls far short of True Love."--Sara Lewis. By the author of HEART CONDITIONS. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9115 Lewis, Sara THE BEST OF GOOD
New York: Atria Books, (2003). 0743436717 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
THE BEST OF GOOD, the fifth novel by Lewis, is "an irresistible tale" of coming-of-age at the mid-point in life. Tom Good discovers that his old girl friend is a single mother with a ten-year-old son who looks like him! 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9116 Lewis, Sara BUT I LOVE YOU ANYWAY
New York/San Diego/London: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1996). 015100160X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in red linen over purple boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
"In her charming and deceptively breezy second novel, Lewis presents the romantic misadventures of a pair of 40ish sisters...tracks the ups-and-downs of her well-drawn characters with graceful prose and winning humor."--Publishers Weekly. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9117 Lewis, Sinclair DODSWORTH
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1929). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A few tiny dots of pale stain to fore-edge, thus very close to fine, in blue cloth with orange blocking to front and spine; in a high quality FACSIMILE dust jacket which replicates the original second issue jacket with reviews to front flap. 
"A genuinely first rate piece of work. There is in it the lusty reality of things actually seen."--H.L. Mencken. Adapted for the stage by Sidney Howard in 1934 with Walter Huston in the title-role, which Huston reprised for the 1936 film. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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9118 Lewis, Sinclair ANN VICKERS
New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, (1933). Photoplay edition. Produced to coincide with the release of the film adaptation starring Irene Dunne and Walter Huston. Hardcover. Dots of stain to lower page edges, rear endpaper excised, owner's inked notes to front free endpaper, else bright, sharp, near fine; in a very good plus dust jacket that shows some light wear and minor nicking. 
Reissue of Lewis's novel of a strong-minded prison superintendent dedicated to enlightened social reform who also seeks to fulfill herself as a sexual being. Dunne's photo appears on the front panel of the jacket. No interior stills. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9119 Lewis, Stephen AND BABY MAKES NONE
New York: Walker, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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9120 Lewis, Wyndham THE CHILDERMASS: Part I
New York: Covici Friede: Publishers, 1928. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Lightly shelfworn, mild offsetting to the gutters of the endpapers (as usual), else a very good plus copy; in a lightly shelfworn dust jacket that is age-toned and mildly chipped to the spine ends, shelf edges, and flap folds. 
From the major 20th century modernist painter and writer, THE CHILDERMASS "begins as a posthumous fantasy of very great scope" and "evolves into an afterlife narrative."--Clute and Nicholls. Part of Lewis's ambitious THE HUMAN AGE. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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9121 Lewis, Wyndham THE VULGAR STREAK
New York, N.Y.: Jubilee Books, Inc., 1973. 0914300016 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth binding with gilt spine lettering; issued without dust jacket. 
"The uncertain 'terra firma' of dictator-ridden pre-War Europe is the ground on which Wyndham Lewis places this tragic novel about the counterfeit life of the Modern Age...a dark, gripping, swift-moving novel of ideas."--Paul Edwards. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9122 Lewis, Wyndham; edited by Paul Edwards CREATURES OF HABIT & CREATURES OF CHANGE: Essays on Art, Literature & Society 1914-1956
Santa Rosa: Black Sparrow Press, 1989. 0876857705 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Unusual proof format: 8.5x11-inch sheets comb-bound with clear plastic front cover, opaque red plastic rear cover. Minor corner crease to lower fore-edge corner of textblock, else fine. 
Essays "gathered together for the first time from long-unavailable periodicals, reflect the full dizzying range of Lewis's interests in art, literature and society." 429 pages. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9123 Leyden, James J. and Rawlings, Anthony V., editors SKIN MOISTURIZATION
New York/Basel: Marcel Dekker, Inc., (2002). 0824706439 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in laminated boards. 
The 25th book in the Cosmetic Science and Technology Series edited by Eric Jungermann. 671 pages; photos; figures; graphs; charts; tables; references; and index. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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9124 Leydet, Francois GRAND CANYON
San Francisco: Sierra Club, (1964). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket with one closed tear to the upper rear panel. 
Quarto. Number nine in the Sierra Club Exhibit Format Series, edited by David Brower. 169 pages; numerous full-color, full-page illustrations; laquered plates; endpaper maps. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9125 Li, Leslie BITTERSWEET
Boston/Rutland, Vermont/Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Company, Inc., (1992). 0804817774 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild soiling and faint dots of stain to page edges, thus near fine, in gilt-lettered burgundy cloth shelfback over mauve boards; in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. Map endpapers. 
The odyssey of Bittersweet, a headstrong peasant woman who rises from poverty to become the wife of the second most powerful man in China. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9126 Licht, Fred SHELTER THE PILGRIM
(Mankato, Minnesota): Creative Education Inc., (1990). 0886824761 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 Etienne Delessert. 
When in 1937, his family moves to Berlin, fourteen-year-old Henry learns a lesson in true charity and humility when he is charged with the care of a mentally handicapped boy from a local orphanage. In CE's superb single story series. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9127 Lichtman, Wendy TELLING SECRETS
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1986). 0060238844 First edition, first printing: review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in blue foil-stamped blue cloth shelfback over blue boards; in a mildly age-toned, else fine illustrated dust jacket. 
"This book really tells two stories in one: how Toby deals with her father being in jail and how she adjusts to life in college." YA debut for the professor of psychology and NY Times contributor. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9128 Lidinsky, William & Vlack, David, editors PERSPECTIVES ON PACKETIZED VOICE AND DATA COMMUNICATIONS
New York: IEEE Press, (1990). 0879422335 First edition. A volume in the Frontiers in Communications series. Hardcover. Shelfwear to the edges, crown of the spine bumped and creased, scratches to the front cover, else near fine; no dust jacket. 281 pages; references at the end of each paper, author index, and a subject index. Quarto. 
A collection of papers that trace the history of the quickly advancing technology of unified voice/data networks based upon packet techniques and theories on advanced systems that will simplify future telecommunications. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9129 Lieberman, Herbert NIGHT CALL FROM A DISTANT TIME ZONE
New York: Crown, (1982). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a dust jacket with chipping and shelfwear to the edges, else very good. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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9130 Liebling, A.J. THE MOST OF A.J. LIEBLING
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1963. B0007DF1LI First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A few tiny dots of stain to upper edge of front cover, else nearly fine, in grey-tan cloth with red and black stamping, red-orange top-edge tint; in very good plus dust jacket with moderate age-toning and some mild edgewear and very shallow nicking. 
From the "Wayward Press" to war and politics; from horse racing and Harold Ross to food, France, and the fistic art -- a glorous three-decade collection of the "matchless writings of a matchless writer." 322 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9131 Liebman, Ron DEATH BY RODRIGO
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney: Simon & Schuster, (2007). 1416535276 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
Mickie Mezzonatti and Junne Salerno, two Jersey cops who opted for legal careers, are retained by Rodrigo Gonzales, a jailed Salvadoran drug lord who wants to be released on bail so he can escape. Sharp, crackling dialogue and memorable characters. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9132 Liebman, Ron SHARK TALES: True (and Amazing) Stories from America's Lawyers
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2000). First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Upper spine lightly bumped, else a near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
"SHARK TALES is a hugely entertaining book for legal junkies--authentic slices of life that reveal what really makes the law everyone's obsession." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9133 Liebscher, Walt ALIEN CARNIVAL: A Fantastic Extravaganza
North Hollywood, California: Fantasy House, (1974). First edition: Chapbook original Chapbook. Fine in color-illustrated stapled wraps with an appealingly bizarre cover painting of an alien circus troupe by Robert Kline. 
Collection of stories and "pomes" by Liebscher, the maiden issue in Ken Kreuger's Fantasy Reader series of uniquely formatted genre chapbooks. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9134 Lightman, Alan REUNION
New York: Pantheon Books, (2003). 037542167X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The literary prose novelist's fourth book is the tale of an aging professor pining for his lost youth. As the prospect of his thirtieth college reunion approaches, he remembers a lost love relationship with a dancer, and wonders how it might have been. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9135 Lightner, A. M. GODS OR DEMONS?
New York: Four Winds Press, (1973). First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in reinforced, library binding; in a near fine, illustrated, price-clipped dust jacket that shows light age-toning and bears the publisher's gold band sticker to the lower spine panel. Jacket illustration by Bruce Waldman. 
After Eli invents a time machine, he, his brother Tom and their friend Sadie are accidentally transported to a barren landscape. Where, or when, are they? Lightner wrote over nineteen books for young readers incuding THE DAY OF THE DRONES. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9136 Lightner, A.M. THE SPACE GYPSIES
New York/St. Louis/San Francisco/Dusseldorf: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1974). 0070378355 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in orange boards with blue spine titles--as new; in a lightly age-toned, near fine illustrated dust jacket, that displays some fading to the spine panel. 
An unhappy, young Gypsy metallurgist, a willful, mischief-loving Gypsy girl, a space stowaway, and an extraterrestial animal that might hold the secret to a planet's survival are the protagonists in this sf space adventure. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9137 Lightner, A.M. THE SPACE GYPSIES
New York/St. Louis/San Francisco/Dusseldorf: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1974). 0070378355 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in orange boards with blue spine titles--as new; in a faintly age-toned, else as-new, illustrated dust jacket. 
The search of a gypsy youth for his missing family involves him with gypsy girl and takes him to Secundus, a frontier planet doomed to catastrophe. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9138 Ligotti, Thomas, intoduced by, and based on stories by THE NIGHTMARE FACTORY
(New York, NY): Fox Atomic Comics/An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, (2007). 0061243531 First edition, first printing. Trade paperback. Fine in illustrated wraps. New from the publisher! Tall octavo. 
An original graphic novel adapted by Stuart Moore and Joe Harris from Ligotti's short stories, including a Lovecraftian tale; and featuring strikingly vivid art by Ted McKeever, Colleen Doran, Ben Templesmith and Michael Gaydos. 
Price: 17.99 USD
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9139 Liljeblad, Kjell I. PROBABILITY THEORY FOR INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERS
New York: Vantage Press, (1998). First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Trade Paperback. Lower corner tips lightly bumped, else a near fine copy in glossy wraps. 
Quarto trade paperback. "The author uses his years of experience as an industrial engineer, as well as his investigations into probability theory, to put everything he has learned under one umbrella." 790 pages. Illustrated with figures. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9140 Liljencrantz, Ottilie A. THE THRALL OF LEIF THE LUCKY: A Story of Viking Days
Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., 1902. First edition. Hardcover. Spine ends lightly rubbed, spine slightly soiled and faded, else a very good plus copy in olive-green cloth stamped in gilt with titles and in black-and-white with Viking ship devices and an illustration of a Viking couple lounging beneath a tree. 
Atmospherically illustrated with eight color plates by Troy and Margaret West Kinney, who also enhanced the first letter of each of the thirty-one chapters with a charming wood-block illustration. Illustrated endpapers. An enchanting presentation. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9141 Lilley, David M.J. & Dahlberg, James E., editors DNA STRUCTURES: Part A, Synthesis and Physical Analysis of DNA
San Diego: Academic Press, Inc., (1992). 0121821129 First edition. Methods in Enzymology Volume 211. Hardcover. Fine in green cloth with gilt lettering to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 619 pages, list of contributors, previous volumes in series, author index, and a subject index. 
A collection of papers on the study of enzymes; topics include chemical synthesis, nonstandard DNA structures, spectroscopic and structural methods for analysis of DNA. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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9142 Lim, E.C., editor MOLECULAR LUMINESCENCE: An International Conference
New York: W.A. Benjamin, Inc., 1969. First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in lightly scratched and rubbed dust jacket. 
Octavo. A collection of papers presented at the International Conference on Molecular Luminescence, Chicago, August 20-23, 1968. 910 pages, references, nomenclature, author index, graphs, tables, figures and equations. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9143 Lincoln, A. THEODORE ROOSEVELT AND THE FIRST RUSSIAN-AMERICAN CRISIS
[No place]: Southern California Quarterly, 1963. First edition. Fine in clean white wraps lettered in black. 
Reprinted from SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA QUARTERLY Volume XLV: Number 4: December 1963. (14) page offprint. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9144 Lincoln, W. Bruce BETWEEN HEAVEN AND HELL: The Story of a Thousand Years of Artistic Life in Russia
(New York): Viking, (1998). 0670875686 First edition. Hardcover. Tiny tear to the spine tail, and mild wear to the lower shelf edges, else near fine; in an illustrated dust jacket with minor edgewear. Jacket painting ''Ephebus'' by Leon Bakst. 511 pages, notes, and an index. 
A survey of artistic expression over the last ten centuries, including profiles of Russia's greatest novelists, poets, painters, composers, dancers, architects, and filmmakers. Twenty-four color plates and twenty-nine b&w plates on coated stock inserts. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9145 Lindbergh, Anne Morrow HOUR OF GOLD, HOUR OF LEAD: Diaries And Letters of Anne Morrow Lindbergh; 1929-1932
New York and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1973). 0151421765 First edition. Illustrated with 32 pages of photographic plates. Hardcover. Very good plus with rubbing to extremities, in a price-clipped, age-toned dust jacket that shows a hint of edgewear. 
This second volume of Anne Lindbergh's Diaries and Letters covers the years of her married life. Mrs. Lindbergh has written an introduction for each section with the second a memorable essay on the nature of grief. 340 pages; indexed. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9146 Linder, Marc ANTI-SAMUELSON: Volume One; Macroeconomics: Basic Problems of the Capitalist Economy
New York: Urizen Books, (1977). 0916354148 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very mild scratch to the lower page edges, else near fine in blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket. 
Volume One is a complete introductory text that examines basic ideological concept, crises and Keynesianism in regards to economic theory. 395 pages; notes and references. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9147 Lindop, Edmund and Jares, Joseph WHITE HOUSE SPORTSMEN
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1964. B0007DNN40 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Dot of stain to upper page edges, mild darkening to spine cloth, thus near fine; in a very good minus dust jacket with darkened spine panel, nicking at spine ends. 
Relates the little-known experiences of our chief executives in football, baseball, boxing, hunting, and other athletic activities. This copy fondly inscribed to author Wayne Warga, dated and SIGNED by author Jares to the front free endpaper. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9148 Lindsay, Howard & Crouse, Russel THE GREAT SEBASTIANS: A Melodramatic Comedy
New York: Random House, (1956). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine, with paste-on inset production photo to front cover; in a dust jacket with tanning to the spine panel, and very minor wear to the shelf edges. Production credits, frontispiece and two additional production photos. 
Lindsay and Crouse wrote LIFE WITH FATHER, the Pulitzer Prize-winning STATE OF THE UNION, and the books for ANYTHING GOES and THE SOUND OF MUSIC. The premiere of this comedy was in 1956 at the Anta Theatre, starring Lynn Fontanne and Alfred Lunt. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9149 Lindsay, Jack THE CRISIS IN MARXISM
Totowa, New Jersey: Barnes & Noble Books, (1981). 0389201855 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in pebbled boards with gilt titles and devices to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
183 pages; notes; bibliography; and index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9150 Lindsay, P.A. INTRODUCTION TO QUANTUM ELECTRONICS
New York: John Wiley & Sons, (1975). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Embossed ownership seal of physicist Daniel Deutsch on the half-title page; several pages creased at the bottom and mistrimmed due to binder's error (does not affect text), else a near fine copy in bright turquoise cloth; no dust jacket. 
Octavo. An attempt to present both elementary and advanced topics in quantum electronics in a single volume. 202 pages, references, appendices, index, list of symbols, equations. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9151 Lindsay, Paul THE FUHRER'S RESERVE
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2000). 0684854031 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A novel with FBI Special Agent Taz Fallon on the trail of a new generation of Nazis involved in high stakes art smuggling of a huge cache of paintings looted by Hitler from Jewish families during the Second World War. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9152 Lindsay, Paul TRAPS
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2002). 0743215060 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in yellow printed wraps. 
By the author of WITNESS TO EARTH and FUHRER'S RESERVE. "Paul Lindsay is the real deal. No one knows the FBI like he does. TRAPS is brilliant."--Patricia Cornwell. 
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9153 Lindsay, Vachel THE CHINESE NIGHTINGALE And Other Poems
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1922. Early printing. Hardcover. Bookplate to pastedown, tiny inked initials to front free endsheet, light use, thus very good, in tangerine cloth with teal lettering and decoration; no dust jacket. 
First Section: The Chinese Nightingale; Second Section: America Watching the War, August 1914, to April, 1917; Third Section: America at War with Germany, Beginning April, 1917; Fourth Section: Tragedies, Comedies and Dreams; Fifth Section: Poem Games. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9154 Lindsey, David THE RULES OF SILENCE
(New York): Warner Books/An AOL Time Warner Company, (2003). 0446531634 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages mildly age-toned, else fine; in a fine dust jacket that also shows a hint of age-toning. 
James Patterson raved that this novel "is the most inventive thriller I've read all year. The plot grabs you and just won't let go." By the author of THE COLOR OF NIGHT, REQUIEM FOR A GLASS HEART, and BODY OF TRUTH. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9155 Lindsey, David AN ABSENCE OF LIGHT
New York: Doubleday, (1994). 038542311X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Thriller that moves from Houston's Intelligence Division into the arena of global high-tech crime and international arms and drug dealers; from the author of A COLD MIND, MERCY, and BODY OF TRUTH. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9156 Lindsey, Johanna ALL I NEED IS YOU
New York: Avon Books, (1997). First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Lindsey creates fairy tales that come true."--Romantic Times. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9157 Lindsey, Judge Ben B. and Evans, Wainwright THE COMPANIONATE MARRIAGE
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1927. First edition. Hardcover. Faint stains to the upper page edges, else very good and bright in dust jacket with chipping at the upper spine edge. 
The authors' program for ideas with a vital bearing on problems. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9158 Linkhorn, Renee & Cochran, Judy, editors and translators BELGIAN WOMEN POETS: An Anthology
New York: Peter Lang, (2000). 0820444561 First edition. Hardcover. Very mild bump to the heel of spine, else near fine in illustrated, laminated boards; no dust jacket. 
Volume eleven in the Belgian Francophone Library series edited by Donald Flanell Friedman. 28 poets are featured--each with a biographical sketch, a selected bibliography and several poems side-by-side in French and English. 479 pages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9159 Linnett, J.W. WAVE MECHANICS AND VALENCY
London: Methuen & Co Ltd, (1960). 416409903 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine; dust jacket has mild age-toning to spine, else near fine. 
184 pages; figures, appendices, books and review articles, index. An explanation of the processes and techniques that are involved in the application of wave mechanics to the electronic structures of atoms and molecules. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9160 Linscott, Gillian BLOOD ON THE WOOD
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2004). 0312331487 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Nell Bray Mystery. Linscott has won the CWA/Ellis Peters Historical Dagger and the Herodotus Award for previous chronicles of her suffragette sleuth. "Get some social history and a ripping good mystery at the same time."--Washington Times. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9161 Lipscombe, Robert THE SALAMANDER TREE
London: Hamish Hamilton, (1990). 0241127955 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Textblock mildly tanned, else fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A young man is given a mysterious commission to investigate the writings of an unnamed man and finds that he is a participant in a Kabalistic world where he makes horrifying discoveries about the Second World War and the powers of the occult. 
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9162 Lipsyth, Robert LIBERTY TWO
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1974). First edition. Hardcover. Remainder mark to lower page edges, sunning to the top page edges, toning to the pages, else a very good plus copy in a near fine dust jacket. 

Price: 12.50 USD
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9163 Lira, Gonzalo ACROBAT
New York: St. Martin's Press, (2002). 0312286945 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in glossy, illustrated wraps. 
The third book by the Chilean author of COUNTERPARTS is a hep thriller centered around Acrobat, an unusual CIA group comprising five young and underground-savvy intelligence workers, each with a special talent. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9164 Lisle, Holly DIPLOMACY OF WOLVES
New York: Aspect/Warner Books, (1998). 0446673951 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Very light shelf wear to the spine ends, else fine in slick, illustrated wraps. Cover painting by Fred Gambino. 
Book 1 of The Secret Texts. Kait Galweigh, a young diplomat with extraordinary powers, discovers a plot to overthrow her family's House. Pursued by mortal and demonic assassins, she must decide whether to use her special ability. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9165 Listi, Brad ATTENTION. DEFICIT. DISORDER.
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney: Simon Spotlight Entertainment, (2006). 1416912304 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in slick, map-illustrated boards; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket with die-cut silhouette of a man's head revealing a portion of the map beneath. 
"In his graceful debut novel, Listi evokes a portrait of grief that is weird and true. At once an adventure and a deep character study."--Owen King. "A perfect book."--Jim Carroll. "A wild American picaresque."--Stewart O'Nan. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9166 Liszt, Dr. Rudolph G. THE LAST WORD IN MAKEUP
New York City: Dramatists Play Service, (1949). First edition thus, revised edition. Hardcover. Fine, in tan boards lettered and ruled in red; no dust jacket. Illustrated with 45 unretouched photographs (displaying some astounding effects) and 80 drawings by the author. 
"A down-to-earth, simply-written and practical guide book...intended primarily for actors and directors"--author's preface. Liszt was a veteran stage, screen, vaudeville and TV makeup artist. Nifty. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9167 Littell, Robert THE OCTOBER CIRCLE
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1976. 0395215021 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint staining to the front endpaper, pages edges somewhat stained, else very good; in a near fine dust jacket showing minor nicking and shelfwear to the spine ends, and mild fading to the red spine titles. 
Third novel by the former Newsweek journalist and best-selling author of THE COMPANY, and the award-winning THE DEFECTION OF A.J. LEWINTER. In this novel of international espionage Littell depicts the fate of dissident Communists in Bulgaria. Scarce! 
Price: 100.00 USD
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9168 Littell, Robert THE SISTERS
New York: Bantam, (1986). 0553050974 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
CIA "legends" Francis and Carroll, dubbed "The sisters Death and Night" by their cohorts--plot the perfect crime. "Excellent... as good as thriller writing gets... First-class entertainment.'--The Washington Post. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9169 Littell, Robert LEGENDS
Woodstock & New York: The Overlook Press, (2005). 1585676969 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Littell is always a pleasure but with LEGENDS he may have topped even himself. This is spy fiction in the grand manner, full of twists and surprises and knowing details about that shadow world where paranoia is just good tradecraft."--Joseph Kanon. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9170 Littell, Robert THE DEBRIEFING
New York: Harper and Row, Publishers, (1979). 0060126566 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Small inked name to the front endpaper, nick to the upper shelf edge, else near fine; in an age-toned dust jacket with a half-circle stain to the upper rear panel and the usual discolored square (from an old remainder price sticker) to the front panel. 
With the publication of his New York Times bestseller THE COMPANY, Robert Littell reestablished his position as one of the top writers of intelligent, literate, and always entertaining espionage thrillers. THE DEBRIEFING is Littell's fifth novel. 
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9171 Littell, Robert THE DEBRIEFING
New York/Hagerstown/San Francisco/London: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1979). 0060126566 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in silver-lettered black cloth shelfback over goldenrod boards; in an age-toned, else fine dust jacket. 
Stone is the Head of an elite arm of the Joint Chiefs of Staff--and a master of the sophisticated art of debriefing. When Oleg Kulakov defects from Russia, handcuffed to a sealed diplomatic pouch, it's Stone's job to find out if he's genuine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9172 Littell, Robert THE ONCE AND FUTURE SPY
New York: Bantam Books, (1990). 0553057510 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a mildly age-toned, else fine dust jacket. 
"This complex, layered tale of espionage pits members of the CIA against one another in an effort to stop an information leak concerning the construction and deployment of atomic devices."--PW. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9173 Littell, Robert AN AGENT IN PLACE
New York: Bantam Books, (1991). 0553076329 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"The Cold War is over, but in the Pentagon there are some who refuse to give up the struggle with the Soviets. Ben Bassett is sent to Moscow by the shadowy organization known as Intelligence Sport Activity and gets to the heart of the Soviet system." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9174 Littell, Robert AN AGENT IN PLACE
New York: Bantam Books, (1991). 0553076329 First edition, second printing. Hardcover. Fine, in a fine, if faintly age-toned, dust jacket. 
"If Littell didn't invent the American spy novel, he should have."--Tom Clancy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9175 Littell, Robert THE DEFECTION OF A.J. LEWINTER
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1973. 0395154812 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine; in a very good plus, lightly shelfworn and rubbed dust jacket. 
The author's debut book, published to rave reviews: "If he didn't invent the American spy novel, he should have."--Tom Clancy. Winner of the 1973 British Gold Dagger Award for the best crime novel. An American scientist defects to Russia. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9176 Little, Bentley THE ASSOCIATION
(New York, New York): A Signet Book, (2001). 0739420909 First hardcover edition, first printing: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club, with the jacket code 38711. Hardcover. A hint of soiling to the page fore-edges, else fine, as-new, in a fine, if faintly age-toned, dust jacket. 
Barry and Maureen have just been approved as tenants by the Association. Pity they never read the fine print on the lease. It could be the death of them... "Fast-paced, rock-'em, jolt-'em, shock-'em...terror fiction. Unusually clever."--Dean Koontz. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9177 Little, Loyd IN THE VILLAGE OF THE MAN
New York: Viking Press, (1978). First edition. Hardcover. One corner tip lightly bumped, a very slight spine slant, else near fine in dust jacket. 

Price: 25.00 USD
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9178 Littlefair, Brian DESERT BURIAL
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (2002). 080506723X First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in glossy, color illustrated wraps. 
This debut novel by an international financial consultant is set in northwest Africa in the near future where geologist Ty Campbell tries to clean the world of nuclear waste and finds himself unwillingly involved in a terrifying global conspiracy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9179 Littlejohn, David THE MAN WHO KILLED MICK JAGGER
Boston/Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, (1977). 0316527823 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild bumping to corner tips, thus near fine; in a worn and rubbed very good dust jacket. 
Novel about a psychopath who stabs Jagger to death on stage at Oakland Coliseum in 1969. "Combine the realism, perversity and elegance of Zola, Genet and Gide and you'll find the style of David Littlejohn."--Ned Rorem. "Breathtaking"--Mark Schorer. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9180 Littleton, Michael, introducer PRIZE-WINNING RADIO STORIES
(Dublin 1): Mercier Press, no date. [circa 1994]. First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Small ink mark underlining the price on rear cover, else near fine in slick wraps. 
A contemporary Irish fiction collection comprising 32 of the winning stories from the RTE/Francis MacManus Short Story Competition. Includes stories by Ivy Bannister, Margaret Dolan, Joe O'Donnell and more. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9181 Littlewood, R.A. PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY OF THE EASTERN HIGHLANDS OF NEW GUINEA
Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, (1972). 0295951338 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in tan linen with black titles to the spine; in a fine, price-clipped dust jacket. 224 pages; bibliography; and index. Volume II in the Anthropological Studies in the Eastern Highlands of New Guinea series. 
A monograph that presents data from a physical anthropological survey on Kainantu Language family members of East New Guinea Highland stock, and endeavors to discover the nature and possible causes of their physical diversity. 
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9182 Lively, Penelope CITY OF THE MIND
(London): Andre Deutsch, (1991). 0233986618 Second impression Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Matthew Halland, architect, moves through a London where past and present seem to interweave, and "Things that have happened are always there, so long as someone knows about them." From the Booker Prize-winning author of MOON TIGER. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9183 Livesey, Margot THE MISSING WORLD
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000. 037540581X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in silver-lettered brown cloth shelfback over tan boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Pyschological thriller about amnesia that "transcends its genre."--Publisher's Weekly. "Livesey's writing is crisp and precise, the characters finely etched (particularly creepy Jonathan), and the plot expertly constructed."--Austin Chronicle. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9184 Livingston, Jack NIGHTMARE FILE
New York: St. Martin's, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
A Joe Binney mystery. 
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9185 Livingston, Jayson POINT BLANK
New York: St. Martin's, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a dust jacket with shelfwear to edges, else near fine. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to fellow scribe Gerald Petievitch. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9186 Livingston, Myra Cohn; illustrated by Leonard Everett Fisher UP IN THE AIR
New York: Holiday House, (1989). 0823407365 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in blue linen over sky-blue boards with silver titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author and warmly inscribed to the title-page. Fisher's marvelous renditions of views from an airplane window create a sensation an adventure in the air which are enhanced by Livingston's captions in narrative poem. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9187 Livingston, Nancy FATALITY AT BATH & WELLS
New York: St. Martin's, (1986). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
A G.D.H. Pringle mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9188 Livingston, Nancy DEATH IN A DISTANT LAND
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1988). 0312025653 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A G.D.H. Pringle mystery by the author of THE FAR SIDE OF THE HILL, INCIDENT AT PARGA, and FATALITY AT BATH & WELLS. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9189 Livingstone, David N. NATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER AND THE CULTURE OF AMERICAN SCIENCE
Tuscaloosa, Alabama: The University of Alabama Press, (1987). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Part of the History of American Science and Technology Series, this is a sudy of the man who served as Harvard's Professor of Geology and Paleontology during the Darwinian era. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9190 Llewellyn, Alexander THE DECADE OF REFORM: The 1830s
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1972). B0006C31C6 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
An account of a lively decade in English history highlights the movement of opinion behind legal reforms, the introduction of workhouses, parliament and the party system, and etc. 221 pages; bibliography; index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9191 Llewellyn, Sam CLAWHAMMER
New York: Pocket, (1993). 0671789899 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Ninth novel by the author of BLOOD ORANGE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9192 Llywelyn, Morgan THE GREENER SHORE: A Novel of the Druids of Hibernia
New York: Ballantine Books, (2006). 0345477669 First edition, first printing: Advance Uncorrected Proofs. Fine in decorated wraps. 
Sequel to DRUIDS. "A shimmering tale of ancient Ireland and the coming to its shores of a small band of Gallic Celts fleeing Caesar's destruction of Gaul, it is a seamless blend of history, myth, fantasy and imagination."--Andrew Greeley. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9193 Llywelyn, Morgan THE ELEMENTALS
New York: Tor, (1993). 0312855680 First U.S. edition. Fine in dust jacket. 
A fantasy that "sweeps from the dawn of history to our own near future." By the author of BARD and LION OF IRELAND. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9194 Lob, Jacques and Gigi, Robert CEUX VENUS D'AILLEURS
Neuilly-Sur-Seine, Dargaud Editeur, (1973/1974). In the original French. ''Histoires Fantastiques'' series. Hardcover. Very minor bruising to corner tips, some very light wear at spine ends and corners, thus very nearly fine in laminated, color-illustrated boards; no dust jacket, as issued. Quarto. 
Volume Two in "Dossier des Soucopes Volantes' (The Flying Saucer File), a French comic-stripped study of the UFO phenomenon, with sources cited! Preface--"Zinzins et Whatizits"--by Aime Michel. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9195 Lobel, Anita A BIRTHDAY FOR THE PRINCESS
New York, Evanston, San Francisco, London: Harper & Row Publishers, (1973). 0060239433 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Lightly worn at the shelf edges, else about fine, in pictorial boards; in a very good illustrated dust jacket that is heavily soiled, shows a few short edge tears, and a chip to lower end of spine panel. 
A usually obedient princess invites an organ grinder and his monkey to her birthday party. When her new friends are scorned and turned away, the princess knows what she has to do. Splendid, witty, beautifully illustrated. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9196 Lobel, Anita THE STRAW MAID
New York: Greenwillow Books, (1983). 0688003443 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, fresh, as-new, in gilt-lettered milk-chocolate cloth shelfback over terra-cotta boards stamped in blind with illustration of the title character; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Scandinavian folk-tale rendered fresh in Lobel's picture-book setting, recounted in a simple, unadorned yet evocative prose style and accompanied by the Polish-born author and artist's delicate, witty and warm-hearted artwork. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9197 Lobel, Anita & Arnold ON MARKET STREET
New York: Greenwillow Books, (1981). 0688803091 First edition, first printing: Deluxe limited edition of 250 numbered copies, SIGNED by the author and illustrator. Our copy is #78. Hardcover. Fine in maroon cloth with gilt stamped title to front, one-half shelfback of grey cloth with gilt titles; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. 
Deluxe edition of this Caldecott Honor book, specially bound, with the addition of two-page essay by Anita Lobel. Inspired by seventeenth-century French trade engravings, the Lobels (Arnold's text, Anita's art) have created a charming ABC book. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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9198 Lobel, Anita, pictures by; Lobel, Arnold, words by ON MARKET STREET
New York: Greenwillow Books, (1981). 0688803091 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in a nearly fine, mildly edgeworn, slightly rubbed, age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. 
Inspired by 17th Century trade engravings, this wackily surreal illustrated A-Z for shoppers on mythical Market Street earned the husband and wife team (Arnold's text, Anita's art) a Caldecott Honor award. Full-color illustrated poster laid in. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9199 Lobel, Anita, pictures by; Lobel, Arnold, words by ON MARKET STREET
New York: Greenwillow Books, (1981). 0688803091 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in a very nearly fine, mildly rubbed, illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. 
"Brilliant paintings of the shopkeepers on Market Street--each composed of his or her wares--will provide blissful hours for all who join the Lobels on an unforgettable shopping spree." Caldecott Honor award. Dated and SIGNED by artist Anita Lobel. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9200 Lobel, Anita, written and illustrated by THE DWARF GIANT
New York: Holiday House, (1991). 0823408523 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Foxing to upper page edges, else near fine, in silver-lettered blue cloth shelfback over lilac boards; in a lightly age-toned, lightly worn, near fine dust jacket. 
"In this story set in Japan, a strange redheaded dwarf arrives in the country of Prince Mainichi and Princess Ichinichi. With a magical flute he enchants the household and makes them dance to his music until the palace is a shambles."--Marilyn Iarusso. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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