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9601 Marcellas, Diana MOTHER OCEAN, DAUGHTER SEA
New York: Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2001). 0312874847 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket art by Tristan Elwell. 
"A beautifully written, often lyrical novel."--Morgan Llywelyn. Marcellas' debut, the first book in a a three-book fantasy series about the shar'ia, an ancient people ruled by witches. "Riveting!"--Elizabeth Haydon. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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9602 March, William THE LOOKING-GLASS
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1943. First edition. Hardcover. Mild fading and wear to the shelf extremities, else a near fine copy in blue cloth with pale yellow decoration, rules, and titles to the spine; in a lightly shelfworn dust jacket with a few tiny edge tears, and minor nicks to the spine ends and flapfolds. 
The fiction of Alabama's William Edward Campbell, who wrote under the pen name William March, was thought by some critics to be superior to Wiiliam Faulkner's. COMPANY K (1933) and THE BAD SEED (1954) are probably his best known. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9603 Marckwardt, Albert H. AMERICAN ENGLISH
New York: Oxford University Press, 1958. Second printing. Hardcover. Fine in a slightly shelfworn dust jacket. 
The author relates the story of American English from colonial times to present. Out-of-print. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9604 Marcuse, Irene THE DEATH OF AN AMIABLE CHILD
New York: Walker & Company, (2000). 0802733468 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket art by Bascove. 
Debut mystery from Marcuse introduces social worker/sleuth Anita Servi living and working on Manhattan's Upper West Side. "A masterful debut..." --Rochelle Krich 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9605 Marcuse, Irene GUILTY MIND
New York: Walker & Company, (2001). 0802733549 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
This second novel by the author of THE DEATH OF AN AMIABLE CHILD tells the story of Anita and Benno Servi, and the murder of their babysitter. Benno becomes the prime suspect as he was the last to see her, and his fingerprints are on the murder weapon. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9606 Marcuse, Irene CONSIDER THE ALTERNATIVE
New York: Walker & Company, (2002). 0802733778 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
By the author of THE DEATH OF AN AMIABLE CHILD and GUILTY MIND. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9607 Marcuzzo, Maria Cristina & Annalisa Rosselli RICARDO AND THE GOLD STANDARD: The Foundations of the International Monetary Order
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1991). 0312053274 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Textblock age-toned, as expected, minor bumping to the lower shelf edge, else near fine in black boards with spine titles gilt; in a very nearly fine dust jacket. 
Octavo. 183 pages; notes, and an index. Figures and tables. English translation by Joan Hall of the original Italian edition of LA TEORIA DEL GOLD STANDARD (1986). 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9608 Margolin, Phillip WILD JUSTICE
New York: HarperCollins, (2000). 0060196246 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
Amanda Jaffe, attorney at law asks moral questions in this thriller where the defendant not only appears to be guilty but may be a serial killer. Phillip Margolin was nominated for the prestigious Edgar award. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9609 Margolin, Phillip TIES THAT BIND
(New York): HarperCollins Publishers, (2003). 0060083247 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
Lawyer Amanda Jaffe, still recovering from the traumatic events that concluded the New York Times bestseller WILD JUSTICE, represents a man falsely accused of murdering a U.S. senator. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9610 Margolin, Phillip SLEEPING BEAUTY
(New York, N.Y.): HarperCollinsPublishers, (2004). 0060083263 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. NEW: Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author to a special tipped-in sheet. The thriller writer and criminal defense attorney "proves once again that he is a master of plot and pacing--and one of those rare authors who can create a genuinely surprising ending."--Lisa Scottoline 
Price: 25.95 USD
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9611 Margolin, Phillip THE BURNING MAN
New York: Doubleday, (1996). 0385480539 First edition. Hardcover. A hint of crimping at the spine ends, else a fine copy in dust jacket. 
Legal thriller from the author of AFTER DARK and GONE, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9612 Margolin, Phillip SLEEPING BEAUTY
(New York, N.Y.): HarperCollinsPublishers, (2004). 0060083263 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Margolin knows how to pack in the thrills. With its startling twists and turns, SLEEPING BEAUTY will keep you guessing until its shocking end."--Tess Gerritsen. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9613 Margolis, Seth PERFECT ANGEL
New York: Avon, (1997). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9614 Margrave, John L., chairman MASS SPECTROMETRY IN INORGANIC CHEMISTRY: A Symposium...New York, NY, Sept. 15-16, 1966.
Washington D.C.: American Chemical Society, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Lightly bumped at the top of the spine, otherwise a fine copy in dust jacket with a short closed tear. 
Octavo. Advances in Chemistry Series, 72. A collection of papers from the Symposium. 329 pages, references, index. Figures, tables, and equations complement the text. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9615 Margulies, Herbert F. THE MILD RESERVATIONISTS AND THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS CONTROVERSY IN THE SENATE
Columbia and London: University of Missouri Press, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. 
300 pages, selected bibliography, indexed. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9616 Mariana, written and illustrated by (pseudonym for Marian Curtis Foster) MISS FLORA MCFLIMSEY AND THE LITTLE RED SCHOOLHOUSE
New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., Inc, (1957). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Owner's gift inscription to front free endsheet, else nearly fine; in illustrated cloth; in a very good illustrated dust jacket that shows some light wear, flecking, rubbing, soiling, fading, and that is neatly price-clipped. 6.5 x 5.5 inches. 
Enchanting little book in the series about the titular doll, who is sent to doll school because the Little Girl thinks "it's disgraceful! You don't know anything." The sublime illustrations are done in watercolor and gouache using a Chinese ink stick. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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9617 Marill, Alvin H. KEEPING SCORE: Film and Television Music, 1988-1997
Lanham, Md., & London: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1998. First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. A fine copy in gray cloth, lettered in gilt against a black background; without dust jacket as issued. 
Octavo. Included are complete lists for awards in musical scoring for the Emmy, Oscar, Ace, and Golden Globe Awards. 358 pages. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9618 Marillier, Juliet BLADE OF FORTRIU: Book Two of the Bridel Chronicles
New York: Tor, (2006). 0765309963 First U.S. edition, first printing: Advance Uncorrected Proof. Hardcover. Mild soiling to the covers, else fine in black-and-white illustrated wraps. 
A paperbound advance issue of the first hardcover edition of the book first published in Australia as a paperback original by Pan Macmillan in 2005. BLADE OF FORTRIU won the Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Novel of 2005. Historical fantasy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9619 Mariotte, Jeff Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda: THE ATTITUDE OF SILENCE
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2005). 0765304872 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Fifth novel based on the sf TV series. When marauders attack the Andromeda Ascendant, the crew, desperate to save their ship, slipstream to a world called Festival, which welcomes them with open arms. But something is not quite right about Festival. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9620 Mark, Jan THE ENNEAD
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, (1978). 0690038720 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a lightly worn price-clipped dust jacket with artwork by Kinuko Craft. 
The British children's author, winner of the Carnegie for her first book, THUNDER AND LIGHTNINGS, here offers a cautionary tale of space colonization aimed at her juvenile readers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9621 Mark, Jan THE ENNEAD
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, (1978). 0690038739 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine, in a very lightly age-toned pictorial dust jacket which has been neatly corner-clipped and shows a modicum of edgewear and one very light crease to rear flap. This is the reinforced library binding issue with spine label indicating such. 
Juvenile sf about colonists from a dying earth who find a new solar system similar to the one they left behind and proceed to repeat the same destructive patterns in their new environment. From the Carnegie Medal-winning author of THUNDER AND LIGHTNINGS. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9622 Markaris, Petros DEADLINE IN ATHENS
New York: Grove Press, (2004). 0802117783 First U.S. edition, first printing: Uncorrected proof. Proof. Very fine, unread in illustrated glossy wraps. 
This first novel--in a trilogy of novels featuring Costas Haritos--is a suspenseful thriller that explores the corruption that has pervaded private and public life in Greece since the fall of the dictatorship. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9623 Markland, P.R. THE BEST OF KARPOV
(London): Oxford University Press, 1975. 019519828X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages uniformly tanned, else about fine; in an age-toned, very good photo-pictorial dust jacket with chipping to head of spine panel, a few tiny nicks and short closed tears to edges, tiny sticker scar to front panel, creases to front flap. [272] pages. 
Aims to give players at all levels an insight into the art of positional chess using games selected by Karpov himself. Includes biographical chapter, introductory notes to each game, complete coverage with cross-tables of all Karpov's major tournaments. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9624 Marks, Walter DANGEROUS BEHAVIOR
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, (2002). 0786710438 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in a color photo-pictorial fine dust jacket. 
This debut novel by the Broadway, film and Emmy Award-winning TV composer/lyricist is a psychological thriller featuring David Rothberg, psychiatrist/sleuth. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9625 Markstein, George THE COOLER
(London): Souvenir Press, (1974). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 50.00 USD
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9626 Markstein, George THE COOLER
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1974. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Faint spot to top page edge, light shelfwear to the edges, else a near fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with shelfwear to the extremities. 

Price: 30.00 USD
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9627 Markstein, George THE GOERING TESTAMENT
London: Bodley Head, (1978). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 50.00 USD
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9628 Marley, Louise THE TERRORISTS OF IRUSTAN
New York: Ace Books, (1999). 0441006191 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
From the author of ARCHANGEL, a science fiction story of a planet where women have no rights. One woman, Zahra Ibsada, risks her life to change things. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9629 Marlow, Derek NIGHTSHADE
New York: Viking, (1976). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Signed by the author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9630 Marlowe, Dan J. STRONGARM
London: Frederick Muller Limited/Gold Medal Book, (1964). First U.K. edition, first printing: a paperback original. #406 on spine; cover price, 2/6. Mass market paperback. Sticker ghost to front cover, hint of wear at the extremities, else a fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps. 
"Meet Peter Karma, the man who broke jail and wound up neck-deep in a gangland bloodbath." Unusual U.K. issue. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9631 Marlowe, Stephen COME OVER RED ROVER
New York: Macmillan, (1968). First edition. Hardcover. Mild darkening to the edges of the cloth covers, else near fine in a dust jacket that shows a hint of edgewear and age-toning. 
A novel by the author of THE SEARCH FOR BRUNO HEIDLER. A top spy's daughter runs away to East Germany with an enemy agent. Stephen Marlowe is a pseudonym of Milton Lesser who is better known for his publications in science fiction. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9632 Marlowe, Stephen THE CAWTHORN JOURNALS: A Novel
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., (1975). First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket that is price-clipped, lightly shelf worn, spine-faded, and has an abrasion to the upper front panel from price-sticker removal. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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9633 Maron, Margaret CORPUS CHRISTMAS
New York: Mysterious Press/Warner Books, (2001). 0446677663 First edition thus: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in glossy, color illustrated wraps. 
The seventh mystery from the Edgar-winning author of BOOTLEGGER'S DAUGHTER and ONE COFFEE WITH. A wealthy trustee to a small, private Manhattan museum is killed at the museum's Christmas party. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9634 Maron, Margaret SLOW DOLLAR
(New York): Warner Books/An AOL Time Warner Company, (2002). 0892967641 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
A Deborah Knott mystery by the author of UNCOMMON CLAY and FUGITIVE COLORS. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9635 Maron, Margaret FUGITIVE COLORS
(New York): Mysterious Press, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Sigrid Harald mystery. Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9636 Maron, Michael MICHAEL MARON'S INSTANT MAKEOVER MAGIC
New York: Rawson Associates, (1983). First edition. SIGNED by Maron, with an inscription to producer Allan Carr. Hardcover. Slight spine roll, else a near fine copy in photo-pictorial dust jacket with some light edgewear and nicking, particularly to spine head, and one short closed edge tear to rear panel. Photographs by Michael Maron. 
Star-studded how-to book from the celebrity make-up artist features before and after looks and beauty secrets from, among others, Carol Burnett, Lynda Carter, Cheryl Ladd, Cyd Charisse. Laid in is a SIGNED letter to Carr on Maron's stationery. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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9637 Marothy, Janos MUSIC AND THE BOURGEOIS; MUSIC AND THE PROLETARIAN
Budapest: Akademiai Kiado, 1974. 9630500744 First edition in English. Hardcover. Very very nearly fine, in mauve binding with white spine lettering; in an age-toned, lightly edgeworn near fine dust jacket. 
The author pursues the formation of the proletarian musical view of the world during several centuries, examined from the point of view of theory, aesthetics, and the history of music. 588 pages, including index. Scarce. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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9638 Marples, Morris UNIVERSITY SLANG
London: Williams & Norgate Ltd., (1950). First edition. Fine in dust wrapper. 
Small octavo. This book deals with the distinctive speech of the universities in England, the humorous coinages and other pecularities of idiom employed by undergraduates over a period of centuries. 187 pages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9639 Marquand, John P. MR. MOTO: Four Complete Novels
New York: Avenel Books, (1983). 0517421844 First edition thus. Hardcover. Pages tanned, as expected, thus near fine, in red boards with gilt spine titling; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Comprises: YOUR TURN, MR. MOTO; THINK FAST, MR. MOTO; MR. MOTO IS SORRY; and RIGHT YOU ARE, MR. MOTO. 661 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9640 Marquand, John P.; illustrations by Philip Kappel TIMOTHY DEXTER REVISITED
Boston/Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, (1960). First edition. Hardcover. Faint offsetting to the endsheets, else a fine, bright copy in beige cloth lettered and decorated in russet and gilt; in a likewise fine dust jacket. Jacket art and forty pen-and-ink drawings by Philip Kappel. 
Thirty-five years after Marquand set down the life of this eighteenth century Newburyport tanner, he writes of him again in this blend of memoir, character portrait and family history. Illustrator Kappel has inscribed and SIGNED this copy. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9641 Marquez, Jim L.A. BITCH II: The Second Coming
[Los Angeles]: Lulu, (2005). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in glossy color photo-pictorial wraps. Octavo. [150] pages. 
A collection of essays and stories about the dark side of Los Angeles written with a nod to Bukowski. Sequel to LA BITCH! 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9642 Marrillier, Juliet CHILD OF THE PROPHECY
New York: Tor, (2002). 0312848811 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in light green illustrated wraps. 
CHILD OF THE PROPHECY is the final book in Juliet Marillier's trilogy of the Sevenwaters clan--a family whose fortunes are bound to Ireland, and whose fates may determine if the old magic will stay in this enchanted land. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9643 Mars-Jones, Adam THE WATERS OF THIRST
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994. 0679419411 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"England's most incisive and intelligent writer."--Edmund White. Debut novel from the film critic and the author of the story collections MONOPOLIES OF LOSS and LANTERN LECTURE. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9644 Marsh, James J. THE PEKING SWITCH
New York: McKay/Washburn, (1972). First edition. Hardcover. Bumped upper shelf edge, shelfwear to lower spine edge, literary agency sticker to front endpaper, else a very good plus copy in a very good plus dust jacket with a chip to rear panel. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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9645 Marsh, Ronald IRENE
Boston/Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin Company/Riverside Press, 1949. B0007F7Z8S First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Hint of dust-soiling to upper page edges, else fine, in light brown cloth stamped in red-orange; in an age-toned, worn, lightly nicked, very good dust jacket, with a few short edge tears, some separation at the rear spine fold. 
What happens when a respectable bank clerk marries a prostitute? Filmed in 1950 as ONCE A SINNER, with Patricia Kirkwood and Jack Watling. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9646 Marshak, Sondra & Culbreath, Myrna STAR TREK: Triangle
Boston: Gregg Press, (1986). 0839829345 First hardcover edition. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth with silver titles to the spine; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Kirk and Spock become locked in a deadly conflict over the same woman as a ruthless power known as the Totality encroaches upon them and threatens the entire galaxy. Scarce hardcover issue. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9647 Marshall, Alan LUST PROWL
[No place]. Midnight Reader, (1963). First edition. Midnight Reader #470. Better than very good plus in color-illustrated wraps with moderate edgewear, rubbing, nicking. A nicer than usually encountered example of this scarce PBO. A naked blonde tempts a stripped-to-the-waist male in the crude but effective cover art. 
Tale of Pat, a "sweater-bursting eyestopper" and "hick tramp with big-city ideas." Donald E. Westlake and Lawrence Block are both reported to have used the "Marshall" house name but we have no hard evidence that links either author to this little tome. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9648 Marshall, Edison GYPSY SIXPENCE
New York: Farrar, Straus and Company, (1949). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a pictorial dust jacket with evidence of very insignificant edgewear and age-toning. Jacket painting by Barye. 
The life of Richard Burton alchemized into the high adventures of the fictional Lomri the Fox. Born of an English father and his gypsy wife, Rom (the Fox!) serves as an intelligence officer in her Majesty's Indian Army at the height of the Raj. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9649 Marshall, Edison THE GENTLEMAN
New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, (1956). First edition. Hardcover. A bright, very nearly fine copy in a lightly rubbed and edgeworn illustrated dust jacket. 
Desperate strife under an African sky, love's awakening, a long-awaited rendezvous on his native shore...just a taste of what's in store for Creole gambler Edward Stono, raised in a hovel in a Charleston alley. From the author of YANKEE PASHA. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9650 Marshall, Edison THE INEVITABLE HOUR
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1957). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a colorful collage-style illustrated dust jacket that shows only a suggestion of wear to the extremities. 
Historical romance and adventure by the genre veteran set this time against the backdrop of the island of Martinque, "green jewel of the Windward Islands"--and pulsing with turbulent passions, dark voodoo, and unchainable primeval forces! 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9651 Marshall, Edison PRINCESS SOPHIA
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., 1958. First edition. Hardcover. A bright, sharp, fine copy in vivid emerald cloth; in illustrated dust jacket that shows only a hint of age-toning. Jacket painting by Robert Doares. Map-decorated endpapers. 
A novel of gold-rush Alaska with adventuress Fannie Ford and bright-haired Sophia Hill at its whirling center. By the popular and prolific author of THE VIKING. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9652 Marshall, Edison CORTEZ AND MARINA
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., 1963. First edition. Hardcover. Mild foxing at the cover's perimeters, else near fine in cloth with gilt titles, rules and devices against a blue spine panel; in a price-clipped, near fine dust jacket with a hint of age-toning and two very short tears to the upper rear shelf-edge. 
Historical novel of Mexico at the time of the Spanish conquest which centers on conquistador Hernando Cortez and the Aztec princess who became his mistress, interpreter, and advisor. Jacket painting by Doris Reynolds. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9653 Marshall, Evan TOASTING TINA
(New York, N.Y.): Kensington Books, (2003). 0758202261 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Fifth entry in the series featuring Jane Stuart, a literary agent, (like the author) and Winky, an extraordinary cat, begins at the annual RAT (Romance Authors Together) convention and cat show. "Cozy as a kitten--with sharp claws."--Jill Churchill. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9654 Marshall, Howard D. THE GREAT ECONOMISTS: A History of Economic Thought
New York: Pitman Publishing Corporation, (1967). 1125398671 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth with gilt titles, rules and decorations to spine; in a very good plus dust jacket with a one-inch and two half-inch tears to the upper edges and with a mildly faded spine showing a crease to the upper edge. 
Instead of focusing on individual masters of economics, the author's objective for this work was to offer a broad historical background with the nature of the theories involved in order to "see the forest as well as the trees." 397 pages; indexed. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9655 Marshall, Jerry MR. IRRELEVANT
(Dallas, Texas): (Durban House), (2000). 1930754035 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in black boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket with an illustration depicting a player in a football uniform wielding a gun in one hand and a football in the other. 
The former sportswriter's debut novel features roommates Paul Tenkiller, a sportswriter and Chesty Hake, a pro-football player. After eight seasons and secret sports gambling, the relationship spirals into betrayal and murder. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9656 Marshall, John RAIL: The Records
Middlesex, England: Guinness Books, (1985). First Edition: Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine in pictorial stiff wraps. 
A large format trade paperback. Profusely illustrated. Many color plates. A fascinating study including tunnels, bridges, carriages and wrecks. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9657 Marshall, Paule THE CHOSEN PLACE, THE TIMELESS PEOPLE
London: Longman, (1970). First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Fading to the spine and edges of the pink cloth covers, as usual, else near fine; in a lightly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with a small crease to the front flap and minor nicks and creases to the shelf edges. Jacket art by Peter Edwards. 
Paule Marshall's second novel, set in a remote end of a Caribbean island, explores the interactions of the oppressed and the oppressor. "It's been a long time since any book has stirred me so and made me so rejoice."--James Baldwin. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9658 Marshall, Rosamond KITTY
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, (1945). B000CZ3X84 A Forum Book Motion Picture Edition: Sixth Printing; so stated on copyright page. Four coated stock stills, photo-pictorial endsheets. Hardcover. Pages tanned, wear and flecking to covers, crease to spine: very good only in blue binding with Forum Motion Picture emblem to front, titles to spine; in lightly nicked, nibbled, very good minus photopictorial dust jacket with jagged tear to spine panel. 
This "photoplay" style edition of Marshall's tale of a London girl of the streets in the 18th century is distinguished by stills from the Paramount Pictures film adaptation starring Ray Milland and a stunningly beautiful Paulette Goddard. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9659 Marshall, Rosamond LAIRD'S CHOICE
New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc., (1951). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Text mildly age-toned, as expected, else near fine; in a near fine, lightly shelfworn and soiled illustrated dust jacket with minor edge wear. Cover illustration features a collage of drawings and color cameo-style portrait of the Laird and the heroine. 
Early nineteenth-century historical/romance novel set in London and Scotland by the avid mountaineer, screenwriter, and bestselling novelist. LAIRD'S CHOICE was popular success--reprinted many times. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9660 Marshall, S.L.A. BIRD: The Christmastide Battle
(New York): Cowles, (1968). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 206 pages, glossary, and an index. Small octavo. 
The story of one hundred and fifty American soldiers fighting against nearly eight hundred North Vietnamese who attacked just after Christmas in 1966. Illustrated with photographs, maps and sketches by the author. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9661 Marshall, S.L.A., Brigadier General, USAR (Ret.) CRIMSONED PRAIRIE: The Wars Between the United States and the Plains Indians During the Winning of the West
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1972). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a price-clipped dust jacket. 
Octavo. This acclaimed military historian's definitive history of the Indian Wars. 256 pages, index, illustrations, maps. , Sketches by the author, maps by Mark Lennox. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9662 Marshall, William HEAD FIRST
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1986). 0030080347 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
A Yellowthread Street mystery by the author of SCI FI and MANILA BAY. Chief Inspector Harry Feiffer investigates a body found floating in a coffin in Hong Kong harbor. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9663 Marshall, William SCI-FI
London: Hamish Hamilton, (1981). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated dust jacket. Ken Reilly has designed each of the books in the series and his collage-style design for this entry is a outline sketch of a spaceman against a red-and-black hued photo of a Hong Kong street. 
A silver-suited "Spaceman" turns his deadly ray gun on plywood flying saucers, elderly street sweepers, and Chinese film tycoons during the wild and woolly All-Asia Science Fiction and Horror Congress held in Hong Kong. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9664 Marson, Bonnie SLEEPING WITH SCHUBERT
New York: Random House, (2004). 1400060419 First edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
A lawyer's life is thrown into upheaval when her body and mind become inhabited by the spirit of composer Franz Schubert. "A startling first novel, daringly original and richly evocative in its theme...Marston brilliantly soars."--James Ellroy. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9665 Marston, John THE SELECTED PLAYS OF JOHN MARSTON
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1986). 0521292476 First edition, first printing: trade paperback issue. A volume in Plays by Renaissance and Restoration Dramatists. Trade Paperback. Fine, in slick, illustrated wraps. 535 pages. Edited by Macdonald P. Jackson and Michael Neill. There was also a hardcover issue. 
Splendid volume collects fully annotated, modern-spelling texts of five Marston plays: ANTONIO AND MELLIDA; ANTONIO'S REVENGE; THE MALCONTENT; THE DUTCH COURTESAN; SOPHONISBA. Scarce! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9666 Marston, Richard THE SILENT WOMAN
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1994). 0312111150 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in black boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
With humor, dramatic twists and deft turns of phrase, the sixth adventure of Marston's Elizabethan acting troupe, featuring Nicholas Bracewell, exhibits all the aplomb and panache that mark its lead player, Lawrence Firethorn. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9667 Martell, Dominic GITANA
(London): Orion, (2001). 0575070617 First edition: hardcover issue. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Pascual, a former terrorist with many deaths on his conscience, has turned informer and gone underground. Dominic Martell is the author of LYING CRYING DYING and THE REPUBLIC OF NIGHT. He also has written four crime novels as Sam Reaves. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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9668 Martell, Dominic THE REPUBLIC OF NIGHT
London: Victor Gollancz, (1999). 0575067942 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
THE REPUBLIC OF NIGHT is the second novel as Dominic Martell, who also writes crime novels as Sam Reaves. Former terrorist Pascual lives in Barcelona, concealed both from the world and his past, until someone who knows too much about him turns up. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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9669 Marti-Ibanez, Felix ALL THE WONDERS WE SEEK
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., Publisher, (1963). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket. A lovely example. 
Thirteen "tales of surprise and prodigy" from the Spanish-born doctor/scholar with settings ranging throughout Latin America. Two of the stories herein originally saw print in WEIRD TALES magazine. Illustrated with striking chapter heads. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9670 Martin, Allan D. and Mizel, Victor J. INTRODUCTION TO LINEAR ALGEBRA
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1966). First edition. Hardcover. Ink intials and uniform age-toning to the front endpaper, else very good; in a very good, lightly chipped and rubbed dust jacket with mild fading to the spine panel. 
A distinguishing feature of this text is its strong geometrical commitment. 440 pages; systems; figures; problems; and index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9671 Martin, Allana DEATH OF THE LAST VILLISTA
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312265735 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Lower spine end slightly bumped, else a near fine copy; in a fine dust jacket. 
The fifth mystery featuring Texana Jones involves the filming of PANCHO VILLA in a small town on the Texas Border. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9672 Martin, Brian, editor CONFRONTING THE EXPERTS
(Albany): State University of New York Press, (1996). 079142913X First edition. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated, laminated boards; no dust jacket. 204 pages; bibliographical references; and index. 
A compilation of first-hand accounts from individuals who made a challenge to a body of experts. The experts are defined by credentials and solidarity with mainstream professional bodies. Martin examines methods and results of the challenges. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9673 Martin, Chip BLUE: or a Hollywood Waltz
La Jolla: Starhaven, (1985). First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Limited to 250 numbered copies, this is number 77. Trade Paperback. Mild crease to the lower front corner, minor sticker shadow to the lower front cover, else a near fine copy in stiff, nicely textured wraps with a black embossed illustration to the front cover. 
SIGNED to the half-title page by the author and founding partner of Starhaven, a small California cooperative publishing house. Blue is part of the REVOLUTION OF THE SUN series of novels and stories. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9674 Martin, Edward Sandford THE LUXURY OF CHILDREN: & Some Other Luxuries
New York and London: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1904. B00085831U First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, an extraordinary, virtually as-new copy, in celadon green cloth with gilt lettering and exquisite full-color paste-on illustration within an oval cartouche; protected by new mylar dust jacket. Many uncut pages, interior fresh and bright! 
Eloquent, wry, witty illustrated essays on children and other subjects, by the New York-born humorist and poet who founded the Harvard Lampoon and Life magazine. Illustrated by Sarah E. Stilwell with orange-and-black marginalia and green-and-black plates. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9675 Martin, Eugene; Hastings, Howard L., illustrator RANDY STARR AFTER AN AIR PRIZE
Akron, Ohio. The Saalfield Publishing Company. Circa 1930's First edition thus. Hardcover. Offsetting to all endpapers, age-toning as expected, else a fine and crisp copy; in a dust jacket with a hint of wear to extremities, two tiny interior nicks to front panel, tiny closed edge tears with attendant creasing to rear panel. 
First Saalfield edition of this title has a bright and attractive dust jacket illustration depicting Randy Starr and his co-pilot landing safely as another plane is crashing behind them. This was the first story in the "Randy Starr/Sky Flyers" series. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9676 Martin, George R.R. FEVRE DREAM
New York: Poseidon Press, (1982). 067145577X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine fine illustrated dust jacket with one tiny closed tear and a few nicks to the edges. Cover art of a ghostly white steamer by Barron Storey. No remainder mark! 
This "chilling and rousing" (Zelazny) historical vampire tale, which was a World Fantasy nominee for Best Novel, is set in the Mark Twain's Golden Age of the Mississippi riverboats, aboard the grand steamer FEVRE DREAM. Barron, HORROR LITERATURE 4-213. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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9677 Martin, George R.R., editor INSIDE STRAIGHT
New York: TOR/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2008). 0765317818 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. New. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Wild Cards mosaic novel co-written by nine authors including the series veterans, George R.R. Martin and Melinda M. Snodgrass. In this fast-paced sardonic tale twenty-eight superhuman aces are cast in a new reality show called American Hero. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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9678 Martin, George R.R., editor INSIDE STRAIGHT
New York: TOR/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2008). 0765317818 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by contributing author Caroline Spector to the story title. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. New from the publisher. 
A Wild Cards mosaic novel co-written by nine authors. In this fast-paced sardonic tale twenty-eight superhuman aces are cast in a new reality show called American Hero. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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9679 Martin, Graham Dunstan CATCHFIRE
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1982. 0395318610 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in bright turquoise cloth with silver spine titling; in an about near fine dust jacket that shows some mild fading to spine panel, light wear at extremities. Wraparound jacket art by Charles Mikolaycak. 
In this tale of sorcery, suspense, and treachery, the young king Ewan returns to the Realm of Feydom, his native land. There he and the witchgirl Catchfire are charged with a desperate task. Sequel to GIFTWISH. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9680 Martin, Graham Dunstan THE DREAM WALL
London/Sydney: Unwin Hyman, (1987). 004823374 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine, with brief penned note to pastedown, glue reaction discoloration to pastedown, the expected tanning to pages; in black boards with silver spine lettering; in a very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Peter Gudynas. 
Sue and John Mathieson dream of a world very different from the Communist state that Britain has become after the Glorious Revolution of 2009. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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9681 Martin, Graham Dunstan THE DREAM WALL
London/Sydney: Unwin Hyman, (1987). 004823374 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very small smudge of stain to front free endsheet, the inevitable uniform tanning to pages, else fine; in black boards with silver spine lettering; in a fine, if mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Peter Gudynas. 
"A dreadful-warning story of the UK under the Soviets in the early 21st century" (Clute and Nicholls)---from the author of TIME-SLIP and THE SOUL MASTER. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9682 Martin, Graham Dunstan GIFTWISH
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1981. First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in textured blue cloth with gilt castle device to front, gitl lettering to spine; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket showing some mild wear, a hint of fading to spine panel. Jacket art by Kristina Rodanas. Map endsheets by the author. 
"A peasant boy, Ewan, is taking goats to market when by various tricks he finds he has been put in the position of fulfilling the ancient prophecy of a champion who will renew the fading spell against evil...A spell-binder, literally!"--Oxford Times. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9683 Martin, H. Bradley; Sotheby's THE LIBRARY OF H. BRADLEY MARTIN: Highly Important American and Children's Literature.
New York, N.Y.: Sotheby's, 1990. First edition, first printing. Quarto. With Auction Estimates and Sales Results laid in. Hardcover. Tiny area of abrasion to front outer gutter, else fine, in full green cloth with gilt titling and rules, and paste-on color illustration of the first edition of Hemingway's IN OUR TIME. Printed on coated stock throughout. 
Auction catalog comprising 2,505 items, with many b&w illustrations and a number of full-color plates. "Martin's array of American literature had no rival among private collections in its holding of rarities."--G. Thomas Tanselle. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9684 Martin, J.M. RINGS OF DHONE
(Glendale, California): (Great Western Publishing Co., Inc.), (1980). 0866660003 First edition. Hardcover. Fine with the title and author's name in gilt letters to the front cover, in an illustrated dust jacket that shows some very minor rubbing and age-toning as expected. The jacket has a colorful depiction of the title rings. 
The adventure of our hero, John Gordon who visits an alternate Earth, befriends a giant telepathic panther named Clypas, becomes involved in the life and death struggle between the Ghalan Empire and the mysterious Kantu and lives to tell the tale. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9685 Martin, James Conroyd PUSH NOT THE RIVER
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, (2003). 0312311508 First edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
Based on the Polish countess, Anna Maria Berezowska's diary. "Aristocrats and peasants, patriots and traitors come alive in this story...beautifully illuminated through ancient myths, folkways, and wisdoms."--Jennifer Donnelly. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9686 Martin, James E. THE MERCY TRAP
New York: Putnam, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Toning to pages, else a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The first Gil Disbro novel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9687 Martin, James E. AND THEN YOU DIE
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1992). 068811198X First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
"Jim Martin knows what he's writing about, and he writes about it very well. AND THEN YOU DIE is top-notch, fast-paced, and real. Damn him anyway."--William J. Reynolds. A Gil Disbro novel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9688 Martin, James E. FINE AND PRIVATE PLACE
New York: William Morrow, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Gil Disbro novel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9689 Martin, John Bartlow BREAK DOWN THE WALLS: American Prisons: Present, Past and Future
New York: Ballantine Books, (1954). First edition: hardcover issue. Hardcover. Two faint paperclip indentations on the front endsheets, slight bumping to the spine ends, corner tips and the upper shelfedge, else a very good copy in blue cloth; no dust jacket. 
This study includes a lengthy treatment of the Jackson, Michigan riot of 1952. 310 pages, appendices, bibiography, and an index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9690 Martin, Lee GENEAOLOGY OF MURDER
New York: St. Martin's, (1996). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
A Deb Ralston mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9691 Martin, Lori THE DARKLING HILLS
New York and Scarborough, Ontario: NAL Books/New American Library, (1986). 0453005152 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in copper-foil stamped natural white cloth shelfback over robin's egg blue boards; in a faintly age-toned, else fine illustrated dust jacket. 
"This is a beautifully realized fantasy novel. Lori Martin has created an exciting, charming, and irresistible story."--Tom Monteleone. "Plenty of passion, romance, tragedy, and triumph in a backdrop of mythological intrigue."--David Bischoff. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9692 Martin, Steve THE PLEASURE OF MY COMPANY
New York: Hyperion, (2003). 0786869216 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in silver-lettered denim-blue cloth shelfback over lighter blue boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
"This novella is a delight, embodying a satisfying story arc, a jeweler's eye for detail, intelligent pacing and a clean, sturdy prose style. What's most remarkable about it, though, is its tenderness."--PW. The actor/comedian's second short novel. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9693 Martinet, Gilles MARXISM OF OUR TIME: Or the Contradictions of Socialism
New York: Monthly Review Press, 1964. First edition in English. Hardcover. Upper corner tips slightly bumped, else near fine in black cloth with titles stamped in silver to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with mild age-toning to the spine and borders. 
Originally titled LE MARXISME DE NOTRE TEMPS, this edition is translated from the French by Frances Kelly. The author's objective was to contribute to the renovation of the new Left working class movement by studying the recent past. 126 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9694 Martinez Moreno, Carlos EL INFIERNO
(London): readers international, (1988). 0930523474 First edition in English, first printing: Review copy with publisher's material laid in. Hardcover. Pages inevitably tanned, else fine, in red boards with gilt spine stamping; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Chronicles the rise and bloody fall of Uruguay's Tupamaro urban guerillas. "One of the most impressive novels I've read in recent years. For its writing. For its artistry. For its loyalty to the great revolutionary dream of the Americas."-A.R. Bastos. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9695 Martini, Steve THE LIST
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1997). 0399142614 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Bibliomystery from the bestselling author of THE JUDGE, COMPELLING EVIDENCE, PRIME WITNESS and UNDUE INFLUENCE. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9696 Martins, Richard THE CINCH
New York: Villard Books, 1986. 0394553225 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
The first Chicago-set mystery from the author of SANDMAN and A WIDE AND CAPABLE REVENGE. An FBI agent goes undercover to crack organized crime's gambling empire with the help of an arsenal of computers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9697 Martins, Richard SANDMAN
New York: Atheneum, 1990. 0689120958 First edition. Hardcover. Upper corner tips lightly bumped, else near fine in a somewhat rubbed and shelfworn illustrated dust jacket. 
The second novel by the author of THE CINCH. An operative with a network of deep-cover Arab agents who are suddenly dying must help a New York City cop solve the murders of Muslim cabbies. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9698 Martinson, Harry THE ROAD
London: Jonathan Cape, (1955). B0007E0FNG First edition in English, first printing. Translated from the Swedish VAGEN TILL KLOCKRIKE by M.A. Michael. Hardcover. Fine, fresh, virtually as-new, in blue boards with gilt spine titles; in a nearly fine dust jacket, showing some mild age-toning, a hint of wear. Splendid example of this scarce book. 
Though he had been publishing in his native Sweden since 1929, the 1974 Nobel Prize-winning poet and novelist made his first appearance in English with this picaresque story of the adventures of Bolle, a cigar-maker and vagabond philosopher. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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9699 Martyn, Wyndham MURDER ISLAND
London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, (1929). First U.K. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint foxing to upper page edges, dots of pale soiling to page fore-edges, covers, thus very good plus; in orange binding with black lettering and rules; lacking the dust jacket. 
An Anthony Trent mystery. Maine setting. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9700 Marvell, Andrew MINIMUM MAN
(London): The Science Fiction Book Club, (1953). First edition thus, produced exclusively for members of the U.K. Science Fiction Book Club. Hardcover. Very good plus in blue paper-over-boards with copper-effect reverse spine panel: covers a bit splayed, a bit of a musty odor; in a dust jacket with heavy nicking at both flap folds, a closed edge tear to rear panel, but that is otherwise bright and sharp. 
Pseudonymous sf thriller by theatre critic and literary editor Howell Davies originally issued in 1938 as MINIMUM MAN, OR TIME TO BE GONE depicts a "1950 fascist coup in the UK, and its overthrow by a new race of tiny but powerful telepaths."--Clute. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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