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9301 Lovesey, Peter KEYSTONE
New York: Pantheon Books, (1983). 0394531248 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Period puzzler by one of the sub-genre's finest practioners. In a diverting amalgam of film history and pure moonshine, Lovesey weaves tales of Mack Sennett, "Fatty" Arbuckle, and Mabel Normand into a suspense yarn about movie cop, Warwick Easton. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9302 Lovesey, Peter KEYSTONE
New York: Pantheon, (1983). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fading to extremities, dots of stain to rear outer gutter, else a near fine copy in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket that shows some small patches of dampstain to the lower rear panel. 
Period puzzler by one of the sub-genre's finest practioners. In a diverting amalgam of film history and pure moonshine, Lovesey weaves tales of Mack Sennett, "Fatty" Arbuckle, and Mabel Normand into a suspense yarn about movie cop, Warwick Easton. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9303 Lovesey, Peter ROUGH CIDER
New York: Mysterious Press, (1987). 0892961945 First U.S. editon: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Faint darkening to spine, offsetting to cover, else, fine in wraps. 
Lovesey's eleventh novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9304 Lovesey, Peter ROUGH CIDER
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1987). 0892961945 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in a fine pictorial dust jacket that shows just a hint of age-toning. Virtually as-new! 
"The story has all the poignancy of a just-vanished past, boyhood memories and misunderstandings...bolstering the whole is a finely worked-out plot, producing surprise after surprise."--H.R.F. Keating, in "The Daily Telegraph." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9305 Lovesey, Peter BERTIE AND THE TINMAN
New York: Mysterious Press, (1988). First U.S. editon: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine copy in wraps. 
Uncorrected page proofs in wraps. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9306 Lovesey, Peter BERTIE AND THE SEVEN BODIES: From the Detective Memoirs of King Edward VII
London: Century: A Mysterious Press Book, (1990). 0712634711 First edition. Hardcover. Pages lightly tanned, mild spine lean, else a near fine copy, in a faintly age-toned illustrated dust jacket that shows a hint of edgewear. 
Clever golden age pastiche featuring a fictionalized Albert, Prince of Wales (the future King Edward VII), from the award-laden author of BERTIE AND THE TINMAN and WOBBLE TO DEATH. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9307 Lovesey, Peter BLOOODHOUNDS
(New York): Mysterious Press, (1996). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Peter Diamond mystery novel. Review copy with materials. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9308 Lovett, Sarah DANTES' INFERNO
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2001). 0684855984 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in pad-bound, printed wraps. 
A Dr. Sylvia Strange novel. The mysterious John Dantes is the prime suspect in the deadly bombing of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Malibu. After evaluating the man, psychiatrist Dr. Strange is not convinced he is the bomber. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9309 Lovett, Sarah DANTES' INFERNO
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2001). 0684855984 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
A Dr. Sylvia Strange mystery from the author of A DESPERATE SILENCE. Sylvia travels to L.A. after a bomb kills two people at the J. Paul Getty Museum. A man in prison for another bombing is pegged as the mastermind. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9310 Lovett, Sarah DARK ALCHEMY
New York: Simon & Schuster, [2003]. 0684855992 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Sarah Lovett's popular forensic psychologist Sylvia Strange ventures down the darkest halls of science in pursuit of a serial murderer whose methods are as undetectable as they are lethal. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9311 Lovett, Sarah DANGEROUS ATTACHMENTS
New York: Villard Books, 1995. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Review copy with publisher's slip, photograph, and promotional material laid in. The author's first novel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9312 Low, William OLD PENN STATION
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (2007). 0805079254 First edition, first printing. Promotional fold-out "A Guide to the Art of Penn Station" laid in. Hardcover. Fine; in a fine dust jacket. Quarto. 
Inscribed "For Jasmine", SIGNED and dated in the year of publication, by the author/artist to the title page. The award-winning illustrator is renowned for his historical-locale picture books such as this lovely book on the old New York railway station. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9313 Lowden, Desmond BELLMAN AND TRUE
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1975). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Lightly bumped lower corner tips, else a near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear to the edges. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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9314 Lowden, Desmond BOUDAPESTI 3
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1979). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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9315 Lowden, Desmond BOUDAPESTI 3
London: Macmillan, (1979). 0333194470 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
An out-of-work film editor runs into trouble when he travels to Athens to work for a mysterious film mogul. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9316 Lowe, Allen THAT DEVILIN' TUNE: A Jazz History, 1900-1950
(Berkeley, CA): Music and Arts Programs of America, Inc., (2001). 1931388008 First edition, first printing: Trade paperback original. Inscribed to a musician, and SIGNED by the author. Trade Paperback. Mild curling to the corner tips, else fine in photo-pictorial wraps. 
Allen Lowe, saxophonist and music historian, offers this groundbreaking study of jazz during the first half of the 20th Century. "This is a book that truly tries to understand jazz as a multi-racial, highly diverse cultural expression."--Gerald Early. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9317 Lowe, George FROM EVEREST TO THE SOUTH POLE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1961). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Mild soiling to covers, else very good plus in blue cloth with titles in gilt to the front cover and spine; in a very good plus dust jacket with light fading to the spine panel, minor nicks to the spine ends, and very mild soiling to the rear panel. 
Illustrated with thirty-five photographs and six maps and plans, these two detailed mountain adventure stories are accounts of Everest, and the Fuch's Trans-Antarctic expeditions by Lowe, the photographer, "bit of a cripple" and accomplished mountaineer. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9318 Lowell, Amy BALLADS FOR SALE
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1927. First edition. In lavender-grey boards with printed label, backed by purple cloth with spine label; no dust jacket. Hardcover. Fading to spine, nicking and flecking to spine label, light wear to extremities, small patch of glue residue to title-page, some minor darkening to boards; thus very good plus; no dust jacket. Small octavo. 
Posthumous collection of works by the important American imagist poet; edited by Lowell's longtime companion, Ada Dwyer Russell. 311 pages. BAL 13013. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9319 Lowell, Amy; Cummings, E.E.; Pound, Ezra; Bodenheim, Maxwell; et alia THE DIAL, January 1922
Greenwich, Connecticut: The Dial Publishing Company, 1922. Volume LXXII, Number 1. Fine, in perfect-bound printed wraps. Digest-sized periodical. 
Subjects include: Sherwood Anderson, Oriental Dances, Robert Henri. Other contributors include: Louis Aragon, Ivan Bunin, Kenneth Burke, Gilbert Seldes. Artwork by Oswald Herzog, Eyre de Lanux, Cummings, Albert Bloch. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9320 Lowell, Robert THE DOLPHIN
London: Faber & Faber, (1973). 0571102050 First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Hint of a crimp to spine crown, else fine, in a very lightly rubbed color photo-pictorial dust jacket that also shows a very minor crimp to spine crown. 
Lowell won his second Pulitzer Prize for this cycle of sonnets about his third marriage and his son's birth. The American poet won his first Pulitzer nearly thirty years earlier (in 1947) for LORD WEARY'S CASTLE. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9321 Lowen, Desmond SUNSPOT
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1981). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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9322 Lower, J.A. CANADIAN HISTORY: At a Glance
New York: Barnes & Noble, Inc., (1967). Reprint. Trade Paperback. A fine copy in pictorial wraps. 
248 pages with an appendix and index. Illustrated with maps. Trade paperback. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9323 Lowndes, Mrs. Belloc WHERE LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP DWELT
New York: Dodd Mead & Company, 1943. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A few tape residue stains to the endpapers, otherwise a very good plus copy in a price-clipped dust jacket that is chipped and shelf worn. 
This second volume of the author's memoirs continues through her childhood to marriage in 1895. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9324 Lowndes, Mrs. Belloc "I, TOO HAVE LIVED IN ARCADIA."
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1944. Reprint. Hardcover. A near fine copy in a lightly shelf worn dust jacket. 
Mrs. Belloc Lowndes has drawn, in this record of love and of childhood, a vivid picture of the romance between her father and mother and of the childhood of her brother, Hilaire Belloc, and herself. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9325 Lowry, Lois THE GIVER
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, (copyright 1993). 0395645662 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket bearing the John Newbery Medal Sticker. 
In a world with no poverty, no crime, no sickness and no unemployment, and where every family is happy, 12-year-old Jonas discovers the disturbing truth about his utopian world. 1994 Newbery Medal Winner. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9326 Lowry, Malcolm AU-DESSOUS DU VOLCAN
Paris: Buchet/Chastel, (1966). French translation of UNDER THE VOLCANO. Hardcover. Foxing to page edges, faint offsetting to endsheets, thus very good in orange cloth with green-gray lettering; no dust jacket. 
Translation from the original English by Stephen Spriel in collaboration with Clarisse Francillon. Afterword by Maurice Nadeau. Foreword by Max-Pol Fouchet. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9327 Lowry, Malcolm ULTRAMARINE
Philadelphia and New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1962). 022460452X First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Faint spotting to the top page edges, the fading at the edges usually associated with this book, else a near fine copy; in a slightly age-toned and nicked pictorial dust jacket with a closed tear and foxing to the rear panel. 
An earlier version of Malcolm Lowry's first novel was published in England in 1933 by Jonathan Cape--this is the first edition to contain revisions incorporated by the author after 1933. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9328 Loynd, Ray THE JAWS 2 LOG
(New York, New York): A Dell Book, (1978). 0440142385 First edition: Paperback Original. Dell #14238; cover price, $1.95. Mass market paperback. A hint of edgewear, some lower front corner creases, else a nearly fine, unread copy in color photo-illustrated wraps. 
The making of "the most colossal sequel in movie history!" With eight pages of on-the-scene photos by Susan Ford, plus over 75 other candid photos, diagrams, and a JAWS 2 production storyboard. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9329 Luard, Nicholas THE SHADOW SPY
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1979). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Faint soiling to the page edges, else a very good plus copy in a near fine dust jacket with a short edge tear to the spine. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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9330 Lubin, Bertram and Machlin, Lawrence J., editors VITAMIN E: Biochemical, Hematological, and Clinical Aspects
New York, New York: The New York Academy of Sciences, 1982. First edition. Mild creasing to the covers, else a very good plus copy in wraps. 
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences: Volume 393. Proceedings of a conference by the New York Academy of Sciences held November 11-13, 1981. 506 pages; index of contributors. Illustrated with tables and figures. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9331 Luca, Susan OF MICE: A Selection
(Berkeley, California): Turtle's Quill Scriptorium, (1970). B0007EKBNA Third edition. Dot of pale stain to front cover, else fine, perfectbound within illustrated wraps. Oblong 48mo. 
"Herein we celebrate the mouse, Should he be Mickey, field or house. Avoiding matters of Zoology, Our aim is a sort of anthology." Tiny chapbook tribute to the tiny furry creature. Illustrations by Joyce Alexander; calligraphy by Dorsey Alexander. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9332 Lucarotti, John DOCTOR WHO: THE AZTECS
London: W.H. Allen, 1984. 0491034628 First edition, first printing. Based on the BBC television serial by John Lucarotti by arrangement with the British Broadcasting Corporation. Hardcover. Hint of offsetting to rear cover, pages age-toned, as expected, else fine, in laminated pictorial boards; no dust jacket, as issued. 
The TARDIS materializes in Mexico during the Aztec civilization. The Doctor and his friends step outside to discover they are inside a tomb -- the tomb, it turns out, of Yetaxa, High Priest of the Aztecs, and Barbara is hailed as Yetaxa's reincarnation. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9333 Lucas, Cary UNFINISHED BUSINESS
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1947. B0006AR6MO First edition, first printing: with publisher's ''Inner Sanctum'' reply card laid in. Hardcover. A lower corner tip very lightly bumped, pages uniformly tanned (as expected), else a bright, fine example in an illustrated dust jacket that shows just a hint of edgewear, a tiny closed edge tear to lower edge rear panel; a beautiful copy! 
Mexican-set intrigue moves from that country's steaming swamps to its penthouse apartments, with some very dangerous business conducted with suave phrases and deadly machetes. Jacket design by H. Lawrence Hoffman. An Inner Sanctum Mystery. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9334 Lucas, George & Claremont, Chris SHADOW MOON: First in the Chronicles of the Shadow War
New York: Bantam Books, (1995). 055309596X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a mildly age-toned, else fine dust jacket. Wraparound jacket art by Ciruelo Cabral. 
Collaboration between the STAR WARS progenitor and the X-Men comics author. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9335 Lucas, Georges TRANSFER THEORY FOR TRAPPED ELECTROMAGNETIC ENERGY
Chichester: John Wiley and Sons, (1983). Second revised edition. Trade Paperback. Previous owner's embossed name on the half title page, otherwise a near fine copy in stiff slick wraps. 
Trade paperback. 73 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9336 Lucia, Ellis, editor; Klapholz, Mel, illustrator THIS LAND AROUND US: A Treasury of Pacific Northwest Writing
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1969). Early printing. Hardcover. Very mild wear to the spine ends, else near fine in light blue cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 981 pages and eighteen b&w illustrations, including the frontispiece. 
A collection of writings about the Pacific Northwest, particularly Oregon and Washington, from local and visiting authors including Washington Irving, Lewis and Clark, Ken Kesey, A.B. Guthrie, Jr., Rudyard Kipling, and many more. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9337 Ludlam, Harry THE COMING OF JONATHAN SMITH
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Classic Macabre/Ash-Tree Press, 2005. 1553100808 First edition thus: a trade paperback original. Fourth in the Classic Macabre series of reissues. This title originally published 1964. Trade Paperback. Fine, in illustrated flapfold stiff wraps. Cover art by Jason von Hollander. 
"Not only a fine novel of the supernatural, but it is also a detective story, solving the puzzle of a series of murders... It has plenty of 'Jamesian' atmosphere, is well-written, and cleverly plotted."--David Rowlands, from his introduction. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9338 Ludlum, Robert THE JANSON DIRECTIVE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (2002). 0312253486 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A high-speed action-thriller involving international extremists, terrorists and the kidnapping of a Nobel peace prize-winner. "Extremely engaging and agonizingly suspenseful, Ludlum's plot bolts from scene to scene and locale to locale"--PW. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9339 Ludy, Mark JUJO: The Youngest Tribesman
(Colorado); Green Pastures Publishing, (2007). 0966427653 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in laminated, color illustrated boards; in a fine dust jacket that mirrors the cover illustrations. Thin Quarto. This delightful picture book has a hidden mouse to look for, in every illustration. 
Inscribed "To wonderful Gina live fully and courageously" and SIGNED by the author/artist with an original drawing of a bow-tied, buck-toothed mouse to the front endpaper. Ludy's card--with a self-photo on one side and art samples on the other, laid in. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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9340 Luis, Jose and Amoros, Marisa MOLECULAR CRYSTALS: their Transforms and Difuse Scattering
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (1968). First edition. Hardcover. Former owner's name inked to the front endpaper, else a near fine copy in slate-gray cloth with gilt titles, rules and devices to the front cover and spine; in a near fine dust jacket with tiny tears and rubbing to the shelf edges. 
The problems of x-ray diffuse scattering are studied in this work concerning the accurate determination of crystal structures. 479 pages; figures, photo-illustrations; equations; tables; references; index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9341 Lukacs, Georg HEGEL'S FALSE AND HIS GENUINE ONTOLOGY
London: Merlin Press, (1978). First edition thus. Trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Rear cover slightly age-toned, bookseller's ticket to title-page, else near fine in green glossy wraps. 
Translated by David Fernbach. The first volume in Lukacs' The Ontology of Social Being. One of 8 volumes in which he argues for the importance of ontology which has long been eclipsed by epistemology. 116 pages; notes. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9342 Lukacs, Georg MARX'S BASIC ONTOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES
London: Merlin Press, (1982). 085036227X Reprint. Trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Very minor soiling to the page edges, faint age-toning to the rear cover, bookseller's ticket to the title-page, else near fine in green glossy wraps. 
The second volume in Lukacs' The Ontology of Social Being. Translated by David Fernbach. Includes sections on methodological preliminaries, a critique of political economy, and historicity and theoretical generality. 173 pages; notes. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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9343 Lukens, Adam THE WORLD WITHIN
New York: Avalon Books/Thomas Bouregy and Company, Inc., (1962). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild damping to lower rear cover and portion of textblock, faint foxing to page edges, endsheets, thus very good plus in full grey cloth with red spine titling; in a very good dust jacket that shows dampstaining to rear panel, fading to spine, light wear. 
"Mystery in a galactic future--mirrors swallow up people."--Tuck. Lukens was a pseudonym for Diane Detzer. Jacket design by Ed Emshwiller. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9344 Lukens, Adam THE GLASS CAGE
New York: Avalon Books/Thomas Bouregy and Company, Inc., (1962). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint foxing to page edges, else fine, in full tan cloth with black spine lettering; in a very good dust jacket with mild rubbing and a dime-sized chip to interior spine panel. 
"Unusual future crime story with the murder of a freak being."--Tuck. Lukens was a pseudonym for Diane Detzer. Jacket design by Ed Emshwiller. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9345 Lukens, Adam ALIEN WORLD
New York: Avalon Books/Thomas Bouregy and Company, Inc., (1963). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very faint foxing to page edges, endsheets, else fine, in full black cloth with yellow spine titling; in an about near fine dust jacket with some faint foxing to flaps, mild overall wear and some fading to spine panel. 
"Drama between human and humanoid races on the planet Nightmare Hollow."--Tuck. Lukens was a pseudonym for Diane Detzer. Jacket design by Ed Emshwiller. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9346 Lukens, Adam EEVALU
New York: Avalon Books/Thomas Bouregy and Company, Inc., (1963). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint foxing to page edges, else fine, in full orange cloth with black spine lettering; in a very good plus dust jacket with fading to spine panel, light foxing at folds. 
"The winged people of the planet Eevalu and their culture come in conflict with an Earth colony."--Tuck. Lukens was a pseudonym for Diane Detzer. Jacket design by Ed Emshwiller. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9347 Lumby, J. Rawson and McKnight, George H., re-editor KING HORN, FLORIZ AND BLAUNCHEFLUR, THE ASSUMPTION OF OUR LADY
London: Published for the Early English Text Society..., (1962). Reprint of the re-edited 1901 edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in the series' uniform brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt; no dust jacket. 
Early English Text Society, Original Series, No. 14. First edited in 1886 by J. Rawson Lumby, and now re-edited from the manuscripts, with introduction, notes and glossary by George H. McKnight. 171 pages, notes, glossary. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9348 Lumley, Brian TITUS CROW: Volume Three
New York: A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2000). 0312868669 First edition thus: trade paperback omnibus. Trade Paperback. Fine in slick, illustrated wraps. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
The conclusion to the Lovecraft-inspired Titus chronicles, comprising IN THE MOONS OF BOREA and ELYSIA: The Coming of Cthulhu. "The over-the-top finales are as powerful as explosions in a special effects factory."--Publisher's Weekly. 
Price: 15.95 USD
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9349 Lumley, Brian THE CALLER OF THE BLACK
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House: Publishers, 1971. First edition, first printing: One of 3606 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket art by Herb Arnold. 
The author's first book. "Most of the tales involve the 'Cthulhu Mythos,' and Lumley introduces the novelty of drawing upon Lovecraft's 'Dunsanian' tales as well."--Joshi. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9350 Lummis, Charles F. A BRONCO PEGASUS
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1928. First edition. Hardcover. Approximately twenty page margins affected by worm holes, otherwise, a very good plus copy in bright, yellow cloth slightly frayed at top and bottom of spine, lacking the dust jacket. 
A collection of Lummis' poetry reflecting his experiences in the American West. 148 pages, frontispiece, illustrated with photographs. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9351 Lunbeck, Elizabeth THE PSYCHIATRIC PERSUASION: Knowledge, Gender, and Power in Modern America
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, (1994). 0691048045 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth; in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration ''Figure in a Geometrical Setting'' by Madge Gill. 431 pages, thirteen b&w photographs, three figures, fourteen tables, note on sources, notes, and an index. 
A history of American psychiatry between 1900 and 1930, when the profession was transformed from an institutional study of the mentally ill to a respected science that helped people of society with their everyday difficulties. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9352 Lundberg, Erik INSTABILITY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1968. First edition: Trade paperback issue. Trade Paperback. Near fine in lightly rubbed illustrated wraps. 
Studies in Comparative Economics, 8. 433 pages; appendix, references; and an index. Illustrated with tables and figures. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9353 Lupica, Mike DEAD AIR
New York: Villard Books, 1986. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
First novel from the seasoned journalist is a thriller about a TV correspondent uncovering a lethal story about Saddam Hussein's covert acquisition of deadly biological weapons. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9354 Lupoff, Richard A. SWORD OF THE DEMON
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1976). 0060127171 First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine; in a wraparound illustrated dust jacket that shows a hint of rubbing. Beautiful dragon pencil drawing jacket illustration by Maxi Chan. 
A fantastic, "sensuous and exotic" odyssey rooted in Japanese mythology and "filled with wonder and warfare." SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9355 Lupoff, Richard A. THE FOREVER CITY
New York: A Byron Preiss Book/Walker and Company, (1987). 0802767427 First edition, first printing. In the Millennium Series. Hardcover. Fine, in white textured boards with purple-foil spine lettering; in an age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket. Illustrated by Bob Eggleton. 
SF juvenile space adventure, in the illustrated Milennium Series. This copy SIGNED by author Lupoff. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9356 Lupoff, Richard A. THE FOREVER CITY
New York: A Byron Preiss Book/Walker and Company, (1987). 0802767427 First edition, first printing. In the Millennium Series. Hardcover. Fine, in white textured boards with purple-foil spine lettering; in an age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket. Illustrated by Bob Eggleton. 
Spaceship pilot Mariel Thanh O'Hara, humanity's greatest living scientist, Carlotta Xiang, and Alfonso Petrov head for the farthest edge of the solar system, in search of Mariel's brother, antimatter to use for energy, and a way home alive. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9357 Lupoff, Richard A. COUNTERSOLAR!
New York: Arbor House, (1987). 0877958580 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Jacket painting by George Barr. 
"The adventures of Babe Didrikson, Josh Gibson, and Albert Einstein, vying with Juan and Eva Peron, Oswald Mosley, and Reimar Horten to reach Earth's twin planet."--LOCUS. Follow-up to CIRCUMPOLAR! 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9358 Lurie, Alison THE WAR BETWEEN THE TATES
New York: Random House, (1974). First U.S. edition. Spine slightly yellowed else near fine in stiff printed wraps. 
A special Advance Reader's edition. Tight and unread. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9359 Lurie, Alison ONLY CHILDREN
New York: Random House, (1979). 0394504712 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine, in gilt-lettered red cloth over white boards with gilt devices; in an age-toned, near fine dust jacket with a crease to rear flap, mild edgewear. 
Satiric novel of marriage and parenting, of adulthood and childhood, set in the New England of the 1930s. From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of FOREIGN AFFAIRS and THE WAR BETWEEN THE TATES. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9360 Lustbader, Eric Van ROBERT LUDLUM'S THE BOURNE SANCTION
Boston and New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2008). 0446539864 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Bourne's investigation into the Black Legion, a murderous terrorist group with roots in the darkest days of World War II, collides with a brilliant assassin hunting Bourne. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9361 Lustbader, Eric Van FIRST DAUGHTER
New York: Forge Books/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2008). 076532170X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The 19-year-old daughter of the U.S. president-elect, a moderate Republican, is abducted a month before her father's inauguration--to be programmed to do something truly terrible at the inauguration ceremony. Agents strive in their search for her. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9362 Lustbader, Eric van THE VEIL OF A THOUSAND TEARS
New York: Tor Fantasy/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2002). 0312872364 Book Club edition. Hardcover. Corner tips bumped, thus near fine, in black boards with silver spine titles; in an illustrated dust jacket, with wraparound artwork by Keith Parkinson. 
"The sequel to THE RING OF FIVE DRAGONS plunges deeper into the history of the land of Kundala, unlocking new secrets in a fascinating world of forbidden sorceries and alien technomagic."--LJ. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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9363 Lutwack, Leonard HEROIC FICTION: The Epic Tradition and American Novels of the Twentieth Century
Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, (1971). 0809305240 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in red-orange cloth with gilt lettering to the spine, in a like dust jacket. 174 pages, notes, selected bibliography, index. 
Preface by Harry T. Moore. Lutwack re-examines the works of five American novelists of the 20th Century, with an emphasis on how they represent modern versions of epic formats. Authors include Norris, Steinbeck, Hemingway, Bellow, and Ellison. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9364 Lutz, Giles A. THE UNBEATEN
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1972. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
A Double D Western. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9365 Lutz, John THE RIGHT TO SING THE BLUES
New York: St. Martin's, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a dust jacket that shows one horizontal closed tear to lower center of front panel. 
A novel of suspense featuring private investigator Nudger. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9366 Lutz, John THE RIGHT TO SING THE BLUES
New York: St. Martin's, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
P.I. Alo Nudger receives a note from nightclub owner Fat Jack McGee requesting his professional help digging up some dirt on jazz keyboard sensation Willy Hollister. Set in New Orleans. Follow-up to Nudger's appearances in NIGHTLINES and BUYER BEWARE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9367 Lutz, John DANCING WITH THE DEAD
New York: St. Martin's, (1992). 0312076932 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A mystery set against the backdrop of the world of competitive ballroom dancing; from the author of SWF SEEKS SAME, filmed in 1992 as SINGLE WHITE FEMALE with Bridget Fonda. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9368 Lutz, John SPARK
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1993). 0805019936 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Fred Carver mystery. "John Lutz just keeps getting better and better."--Tony Hillerman. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9369 Luyten, W. J., editor WHITE DWARFS: Symposium No. 42, Held at St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland, 11-13 August 1970.
New York: Springer-Verlag, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. Some brown offsetting to the front and rear endpapers; covers very slight bowed with very minor soiling, otherwise a very good plus copy in dark blue cloth; no dust jacket. 
The proceedings of the first international symposium on White Dwarfs. 164 pages, references. Photographs and figures throughout, equations. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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9370 Luyten, W.J., editor INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMICAL UNION COLLOQUIUM NO. 7 PROPER MOTIONS
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 1970. First edition. Hardcover. Mild crease to the rear endpaper, name to the front endpaper, else a near fine copy in aqua cloth, lettered in gilt to the front panel cover; no dust jacket. 
The first conference ever held specifically on Proper Motions. 200 pages; illustrated with figures and tables. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9371 Lyall, Gavin THE CONDUCT OF MAJOR MAXIM
(London): Hodder and Stoughton, (1982). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with a crease to the front flap and traces of shelfwear. 

Price: 35.00 USD
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9372 Lyall, Gavin THE CONDUCT OF MAJOR MAXIM
New York: Viking, (1983). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with creasing to the front flap and rear panel. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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9373 Lyall, Gavin THE CROCUS LIST
London: Viking, (1985). First edition. Hardcover. Light shelfwear to the lower corner tips, else a near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Major Maxim mystery. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9374 Lyall, Gavin UNCLE TARGET
London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1988). 0340417013 First edition, first printing. Text tanned, as always, else near fine; in an illustrated 
A high-tech Major Maxim novel. "For style without affectation, ruthlessness without the usual mindlessness, Lyall is likely to be your man."--The Observor. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9375 Lyall, Gavin THE SECRET SERVANT
London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1980). 0340253851 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket with mild fading to the spine. 
Major Harry Maxim, assigned to Number Ten in a security capacity, uncovers a time-buried mystery. "Splendid readability. I kept hiding the volume from myself as if it was the last jar of homemade raspberry jam."--H.R.F. Keating. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9376 Lyall, Gavin FLIGHT FROM HONOUR
(London): Hodder & Stoughton, (1996). 0340681896 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages inevitably tanned, else fine, in a fine, if faintly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 
The second book in Lyall's "Honour" sequence of espionage thrillers, set in the years leading up to the First World War and featuring two Secret Service agents, an English Captain Ranklin and an Irish Corporal O'Gilroy. Scarce. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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9377 Lyall, Gavin THE SECRET SERVANT
New York: The Viking Press, (1980). 067046337X First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Major Harry Maxim, assigned to Number Ten in a security capacity, uncovers a time-buried mystery. "Splendid readability. I kept hiding the volume from myself as if it was the last jar of homemade raspberry jam."--H.R.F. Keating. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9378 Lykos, Peter, editor MINICOMPUTERS AND LARGE SCALE COMPUTATIONS: A Symposium...Montreal, Canada, June 1, 1977
Washington, D.C.: American Chemical Society, 1977. First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
American Chemical Society Symposium Series, 57. 239 pages, literature cited, index. Schematics, figures, tables. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9379 Lykos, Peter, editor COMPUTER MODELING OF MATTER: Based on a Symposium...Anaheim, California, March 14, 1978
Washington D.C.: American Chemical Society, 1978. First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a lightly soiled dust jacket with one short tear to the lower rear panel. 
Octavo. American Chemical Society Symposium Series, 86. 271 pages, references, index, text figures, equations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9380 Lyles, Dick WINNING WAYS: Four Secrets for Getting Great Results by Working Well with People
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2000). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Foreword by Ken Blanchard. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9381 Lynch, Frances STRANGER AT THE WEDDING
New York: St. Martin's, (1976). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a dust jacket with a couple of short tears, else very good. 
A Victorian mystery. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9382 Lynn, Elizabeth A. THE RED HAWK
New Castle, Virginia: Cheap Street, (1983). 094182604X First edition, the ''Collector's'' issue: one of 133 numbered clothbound copies (of a total print run of 177), SIGNED by the author and the illustrato Hardcover. Fine in crimson-colored Dutch Brillianta cloth, with matching Beau Brilliant endpapers, and printed paper spine label; in a dustwrapper of handmade Japanese hagakure decorated with red hawk device. 
With full-page sienna illustrations and page decorations by Alicia Austin. A fantasy story about the world when it was young by the author of THE WATCHTOWER, THE DANCERS OF ARUN, and THE NORTHERN GIRL. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9383 Lynn, Elizabeth A. THE NORTHERN GIRL
New York: Ace Books, (2000). 0441007279 First edition thus: Review copy, with materials laid in. Trade paperback edition. Trade Paperback. Fine in slick, illustrated wraps. 
The third book in Lynn's acclaimed CHRONICLES OF TORNOR, originally published in 1980. A young girl must undergo a quest to the legendary Watchtower, where she will become part of a revolution. "Astonishing..." --Theodore Sturgeon. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9384 Lynn, Elizabeth A. THE SARDONYX NET
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1981). 0399125884 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Colorful jacket painting of a mystical visit by Eric Ladd. 
An adventurous and romantic sf story of a slave trade, starship captains, and the transporting of dangerous felons across space. From the popular author of THE WATCHTOWER and THE DANCERS OF ARUN. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9385 Lynn, Elizabeth A. DRAGON'S WINTER
New York: Ace Books, (1998). 0441005020 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with artwork by Duane O. Myers. 
Lynn's first novel since she won two World Fantasy Awards in 1980. George R.R. Martin: "DRAGON'S WINTER is the sort of fantasy we don't see enough of: lyrical and literate, and a treat from the first page to the last." 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9386 Lynn, Jack THE TURNCOAT
New York: Delacorte, (1976). First edition. Hardcover. Sticker shadow to the front endpaper, else a near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with traces of shelfwear. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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9387 Lynn, Jack THE HALLELUJAH FLIGHT
New York: St. Martin's, (1989). 0312043244 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a mildly age-toned pictorial dust jacket with a tiny closed edge tear to lower edge of rear panel; jacket painting by Tennessee Dixon. 
An adventure novel based on the true story of two black aviators and their daring dream. By the author of THE PROFESSOR, THE TURNCOAT, and THE FACTORY. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9388 Lynn, Jackie DOWN BY THE RIVERSIDE
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2006). 0312352301 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
Rose Franklin divorces her husband and goes on the road in her trailer, only to break down in a campsite in Arkansas. A body is discovered in the camp's river, and Rose unravels the mystery of the dead man's life and his murder. 
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9389 Lynton, Ernest A. SUPERCONDUCTIVITY
London & New York: Methuen & Co. Ltd/ John Wiley & Sons Inc., (1962). First edition. Hardcover. Very neat underlining, possibly by Dr. Jacobson, to at least 10 pages, else very good in blue textured boards with titles in silver; in a price-clipped, slightly soiled, nicked and edge-torn dust jacket with age-toning at the borders. 
SIGNED by the astrophysicist, Dr. Allan S. Jacobson, winner of the 1986 Rossi Prize. The prize was awarded for pioneeering work on high-resolution gamma-ray spectroscopy. This book is a Methuen's Monographs on Physical Subjects. 174 pp. with figures. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9390 Lyons, Arthur THE DEAD ARE DISCREET
New York: Mason & Lipscomb Publishers, (1974). 0884050785 First edition. Hardcover. Mild soiling to the page edges, else a very good plus copy; in black dust jacket with the usual rubbing and significant tears and associated creases to the lower front panel. 
Inscribed, dated, and SIGNED by Lyons to the title-page. The author's first mystery, THE DEAD ARE DISCREET introduces Jacob Asch, a private-eye working the underworld of Southern California. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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9391 Lyons, Arthur THE KILLING FLOOR
New York: Mason/Charter, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in an illustrated dust jacket that exhibits a suggestion of wear to the extremities. 
Review copy inscribed and SIGNED by Lyons to the half-title. With publisher's cover letter laid in. A Jacob Asch mystery. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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9392 Lyons, Arthur THE DEAD ARE DISCREET
(London): Robson Books, (1977). First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a price-clipped pictorial dust jacket. 
UK debut for Jacob Asch, ex-crime reporter. Jailed for six months for refusing to reveal his sources for a murder story, Asch sets himself up as a private eye. Inscribed, SIGNED and dated by Lyons to the half-title. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9393 Lyons, Arthur DEAD RINGER
New York: Mason/Charter, 1977. 0884055817 First edition. Hardcover. Tiny specks of spotting to the top page edges, shelfwear to the lower edge, else near fine; in an illustrated dust jacket with design by Frank Riley. 
A Jacob Asch mystery. Inscribed "Best Wishes" and SIGNED by the author to the front endpaper. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9394 Lyons, Arthur DEAD RINGER
New York: Mason/Charter, 1977. 0884055817 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design by Frank Riley. 
The fourth Jacob Asch mystery. SIGNED by the author to the half-title page. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9395 Lyons, Arthur HARD TRADE
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1981). 0030536219 First edition. Hardcover. Foxing to the top page edges, else fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
A Jacob Asch mystery. SIGNED by the author to the half-title page. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9396 Lyons, Arthur AT THE HANDS OF ANOTHER
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1983). 0030596165 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Repaired nick to the lower spine, spine ends lightly bumped, splash of faint dampstain to upper page edges--with some related riffling to textblock, thus very good; in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
A Jacob Asch mystery. SIGNED, and dated by the author with an inscription to a pair of Los Angeles book dealers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9397 Lyons, Arthur AT THE HANDS OF ANOTHER
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1983). 0030596165 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Jacob Asch mystery by the author of HARD TRADE and CASTLES BURNING. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9398 Lyons, Arthur THREE WITH A BULLET
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1985). 0030596173 Second printing. Hardcover. Near fine in a lightly age-toned and mildly shelfworn dust jacket. 
A Jacob Asch mystery. SIGNED by Lyons to the half-title. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9399 Lyons, Arthur OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY
(New York): Mysterious Press, (1989). 0892962186 First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
"Arthur Lyons has outdone himself in OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY. A taut, suspenseful mystery by one of the finest writers in the genre."--Gerald Petievich. A Jacob Asch novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9400 Lyons, Arthur THREE WITH A BULLET
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1985). 0030596173 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a lightly age-toned color photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
A Jacob Asch mystery. Inscribed, SIGNED, and dated to the half-title page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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