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9701 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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9702 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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9703 Marx, Karl A CONTRIBUTION TO THE CRITIQUE OF POLITICAL ECONOMY
Moscow: Progress Publishers, (1977). Reprint. Hardcover. Mild rubbing to the covers, else near fine in blue cloth with gilt titles to the front cover and spine; in a mildly faded dust jacket. 
263 pages; notes, author index, subject index. Edited with an introduction by Maurice Dobb. Translated from the German by S.W. Ryazanskaya. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9704 Marx, Karl; Engels, Frederick KARL MARX FREDERICK ENGELS: COLLECTED WORKS: Volume 40: Marx And Engels: 1856-59
New York: International Publishers, (1983). 071780405409 First edition in English. Hardcover. Near fine in red cloth with gilt titles to the front cover and spine; in a near fine dust jacket with slight fading and age-toning to the spine panel. 
743 pages; appendices; notes; name index; index of quoted and mentioned literature; index of periodicals; and subject index. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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9705 Marx, Karl; Engels, Frederick CAPITAL; MANIFESTO OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, (1984). Limited Edition. Fine in black full leather, decorated and lettered in gilt, with hubbed spine, all edges gilt, decorative endpapers, satin ribbon marker. Publisher's informational booklet laid in. As new! 
This volume was published by The Franklin Library exclusively for subscribers to The 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of THE GREAT BOOKS OF THE WESTERN WORLD. Illustrated with the lithographs by Hugo Gellert. A scarce edition! 
Price: 200.00 USD
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9706 Marx, Michael A WAR ENDS
(Santa Monica, CA): Michael Marx, (1977). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in slightly darkened dust jacket with just a trace of rubbing to rear panel. 
Inscribed and dated by the author in the year of publication. Privately printed. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9707 Marz, Ron; Willingham, Bill; Haynes, Fred; Banks, Darryl GREEN LANTERN: Emerald Twilight
(New York, N.Y.): (DC Comics), (1994). 1563891646 First edition, first printing. Some minor pressure rippling, else fine in slick, color-illustrated wraps. 
Scarce entry in the controversial re-imagining of Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern. Cover painting by Tony Harris. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9708 Masekela, Hugh and Cheers, Michael STILL CRAZING: The Musical Journey of Hugh Masekela
New York: Crown Publishers, (2004). 0609609572 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 394 pages; illustrated with 41 photographs; and index. 
An autobiography of the South African Jazz prodigy whose more than forty albums sold over five million copies. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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9709 Mason, Daniel A FAR COUNTRY
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2007. 0375414665 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In this intriguing follow-up to THE PIANO TUNER Mason takes readers to two impoverished, South American locales; a rural area known as the backlands, and the Settlements, the poor outskirts of a large city. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9710 Mason, G. Grant, Jr. BINGO'S BOOK
New Haven: The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Company, 1926. B0008AATDA First edition, first printing. Introduction by Wiliam B. Kip. Printed on coated stock throughout. Hardcover. Lightly worn, moderate abrasion at corner tips, a few tiny areas of nearly invisible stain to rear cover, mild dampstaining to the edges of a few leaves, else nearly fine, in pictorial boards, with flexible black cloth shelfback; no dust jacket. 
Collection of "endlessly amusing" cartoons of University life first seen in the Yale Record, featuring the titular Bulldog pup and marked by Mason's "astute sense of the utterly absurd."--Kip, from his introduction. Mason co-founded Pan American Airways? 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9711 Mason, Lauris, compiled by PRINT REFERENCE SOURCES: A Select Bibliography 18th-20th Centuries
New York: Kraus-Thomson Organization, Ltd. 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Several pages lightly damp-riffled, else a fine copy in a sturdy brown cloth with spine lettering gilt; no dust jacket. 
This book was produced for the use of collectors, curators, dealers, librarians and print lovers as a simple and invaluable bibliography of the literature on printmakers of the 18th through 20th centuries, listing close to 1300 printmakers. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9712 Mason, Marsha JOURNEY: A Personal Odyssey
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2000). 0684815249 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Autobiography of the stage and screen actress, famously married and unmarried to playwright/zillionaire Neil Simon. Illustrated with photographs. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9713 Mason, Marsha JOURNEY: A Personal Odyssey
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2000). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The autobiography of the Golden Globe award-winning actress who has also been a four-time Academy Award nominee. This copy has been SIGNED to the title-page by Mason. Illustrated with photographs. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9714 Mason, Richard Lee NARRATIVE OF RICHARD LEE MASON IN THE PIONEER WEST 1819
New York City: Chas. Fred. Heartman, (1915). First edition, first printing. One of 150 copies printed on Fabriano (Italian) hand-made paper, bound in faux-marble boards. Ex-library copy: officially discarded from the Burbank Public Library: spine repaired with black binder's tape, hand-lettered in white, front hinge cracked or torn in places, pocket and label to the front endpaper, wear to the shelf edges and corner tips. 
Tall thin octavo. 74 pages; frontispiece portrait drawing of Dr. Richard Lee Mason who made a journey in the late fall and early winter of 1819 from Philadelphia to Illinois, through Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. Howes M-372. Scarce! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9715 Mason, Tom, editor SPICY HORROR STORIES
Newbury Park, California: Malibu Graphics, Inc., (1990). 0944735665 First edition: An oversized trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine in full-color illustrated pulp-sized wraps with artwork by Rob Davis depicting a musclebound, hooded executioner, blood-spattered medieval axe in hand, hovering over a blue-teddy-garbed blonde, shackled to a slab. Introduction by John Wooley. 
Eight classic tales of Unspeakable Horror from the Weird Menace pulps of the '30's and '40's, "complete and uncensored with their original [black-and-white] illustrations." Sample of titles: "Fresh Blood for my Bride," "The Claw Will Come to Caress Me." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9716 Mason, Tom, editor SPICY MYSTERY STORIES
Newbury Park, California: Malibu Graphics, Inc., (1990). 0944735231 First edition: An oversized trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine in full-color illustrated pulp-sized wraps with artwork by ''Madman.'' Foreword by Mason, introduction by John Wooley. 
"Classic uncensored tales of mystery and horror" rescued by Mason from the well-thumbed pages of SPICY MYSTERY STORIES (1936-1938)--here with the original b&w artwork. Featured: Robert Leslie Bellem in a trio of tales; great, pre-PC fun! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9717 Mason, Van Wyck THE GRACIOUS LILY AFFAIR
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1957. First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus with substantial wear to the lower shelf edges, mild offsetting to endsheets; in a lightly edgeworn, nicked and faintly soiled pictorial dust jacket. Jacket painting by John Alan Maxwell. 
Colonel North and his friend Susan Stanhope pursue international intrigues from the shores of Bermuda to the dark streets of Macao, involving the much-married Lady Violet, ballerina Nina Tizard, and her strangely tattooed former partner. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9718 Mason, Van Wyck THE DEADLY ORBIT MISSION
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1968. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
An unusually fresh copy of this Colonel North adventure. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9719 Massey, Gerald CRAIGCROOK CASTLE
London: David Bogue, 1856. Second edition, revised. Hardcover. Hint of foxing to preliminaries and rear matter, mild discoloration to spine, thus a clean, sharp, near fine example, bound in original blind-embossed green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to spine; no dust jacket. 
"CRAIGCROOK CASTLE may be read as a continuous Poem, or divided into separate Poems." This copy has been SIGNED by the author, a minor Victorian poet, social reformer, and Egyptologist--and inscribed to fellow poet T. B[uchanan] Read. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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9720 Masterman, J.C. AN OXFORD TRAGEDY
New York: Drake Publishers, Inc., (1981). 0486241653 Trade Paperback. Trade Paperback. Mild bump to upper corner tips, else about near fine; in slick, photo-pictorial wraps. 
"Written in the 1930s by an Oxford don, this well-told tale is particularly effective in illuminating the psychology of murder--the tangled motives and unbridled passions that enable an otherwise civilized human being to commit the ultimate crime." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9721 Masters, Edgar Lee KIT O'BRIEN
(New York, N.Y.): Boni & Liveright, 1927. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in lacquered black cloth with gilt illustration to the front cover, in a near fine illustrated dust jacket that is very lightly rubbed and has a slightly faded spine panel. 
Masters is the author of THE SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY, and was a member of the "Chicago Group" of authors which included Ben Hecht, Sherwood Anderson, Carl Sandburg and others. This is the story of a young man living in a small town in pioneer days. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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9722 Masterton, Graham SOLITAIRE
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1982. 0688015557 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine, in an age-toned, otherwise fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Epic yarn of adventure and romance centering on the Natalia Star Diamond, a gem that men will kill for and women die for, a gem that tears lovers from each other's arms, leads brothers to betray each other, brings passion and struggle and violent death. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9723 Masterton, Graham A MAN OF DESTINY
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1981). 0671420542 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Hint of soiling to the page edges, else a fine copy in an age-toned, otherwise fine pictorial dust jacket. 
Historical epic based upon the real-life exploits of Collis Edmunds, dashing New York society lad, railroad entrepeneur, gambler, drinker, chauvinist and womanizer. Known in the U.K. as RAILROAD. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9724 Masterton, Graham MIRROR
(New York): Tor, (1988). 0312930771 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in a nearly fine pictorial dust jacket that exhibits just a whisper of edgewear at the spine ends and some mild age-toning. 
"The mirror had once hung in the bedroom of a child movie star--had hung there, gleaming, the night the eight-year-old boy was hacked to bits by his loving grandmother." Yikes. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9725 Masterton, Graham THE SWEETMAN CURVE
(Wallington, Surrey); Severn House, (1990). 0727840975 First hardcover edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
One by one a sniper is killing innocent people driving on the freeway. People who have no apparent connection. Or do they? Originally issued as an Ace paperback in 1979. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9726 Masur, Harold Q. THE LEGACY LENDERS
New York: Random House, (1967). First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus in a dust jacket with a lightly sunned spine, nicks at spine ends, and a small stain on front flapfold. 
An attorney Scott Jordan mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9727 Masur, Harold Q. MOURNING AFTER
New York: St. Martin's, (1984). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a dust jacket with shelfwear to edges and spine, else very good. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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9728 Mather, Berkely THE WHITE DACOIT
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1974). 0684139421 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Tiny specks of spotting to the page fore-edges, else near fine; in a mildly age-toned and very lightly shelfworn dust jacket with slight fading to the spine. 
A novel of adventure set in 1920's India on the Afghanistan border by John Evan Weston Davies (as Berkely Mather), a retired Lieutenant Colonel; a writer of thrillers, TV (The Avengers) and film plays (THE LONG SHIPS, DR. NO, etc.), and radio plays. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9729 Mather, Kirtley F., editor SOURCE BOOK IN GEOLOGY, 1900-1950.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1967. First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in dust jacket that has some creases at the top and the bottom of the spine. 
Octavo. Part of the Source Books in the History of the Sciences series. 435 pages, notes, indexes, tables. Illustrations with figures in the text. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9730 Mathes, Charles THE GIRL IN THE FACE OF THE CLOCK
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312268955 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Antique clock collectors, greedy art dealers, and a heroine who stages sword fights for a living collide in this entry in Charles Mathes's inventive series of "Girl" stand-alones. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9731 Matheson, Richard BID TIME RETURN
Cutchogue, New York: Buccaneer Books, Inc., [1995]. 0899665144 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth with gilt-stamped spine titles; issued without dust jacket. 
"A writer, dying of an inoperable brain tumor, falls in love with the portrait of a turn-of-the-century actress and transports himself in time to join her."--Christine Watson. Filmed as SOMEWHERE IN TIME with Christopher Reeve and Jane Seymour. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9732 Matheson, Richard SHOCK III
(New York): Dell Publishing Co., Inc., (1966). First edition. Dell #7830; cover price, $.50. A mild reader's crease, tiny nick to upper front corner, pages age-toned, suggestion of edgewear, else an about near fine copy in illustrated wraps with artwork by ''Adams.'' 
Thirteen tales by the modern maestro of the macabre. Included: "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet"--which was the basis for one of the most celebrated TWILIGHT ZONE episodes, memorably starring William Shatner. This copy SIGNED by Matheson to the title-page. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9733 Matheson, Richard A STIR OF ECHOES
Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, (1958). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good: mild spine slant, shelf edges and corner tips worn, abrasion at spine ends, and some soiling to the covers; lacking the dust jacket. 
Neat little tale of ghostly vengeance set against Matheson's wonted everyday backdrop. Foreshadows a number of later works, including CLOSE ENCOUNTERS and SIXTH SENSE. Nicely adapted in 1999 into a film with Kevin Bacon effective in the everyman lead. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9734 Matheson, Richard Christian CREATED BY
New York: Bantam Books, (1993). 0553095439 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The son of theTwilight Zone veteran and prolific genre author, Richard Matheson, has followed in his father's footsteps and still managed to have a voice of his own in this novel of tinseltown terror. "Devastating."--Clive Barker. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9735 Matheson, Richard; Koszowski, Allen, illustrator THROUGH CHANNELS
Round Top, New York: Footsteps Press, (1989). First edition: One of five hundred, fifty-two numbered copies SIGNED by author. Trade Paperback. Fine in stapled illustrated wraps. Cover art and loosely laid-in blue monochrome illustration by Koszowski. Appreciation by Vincent Price. Afterword by Roger Corman. Frontispiece an illustration of a creepy, living typewriter. 
Matheson writes fiction, teleplays, and screenplays, and has won two World Fantasy Awards, a Hugo, and Bram Stoker and World Fantasy Lifetime Achievements Awards. THROUGH CHANNELS is a horror short story originally published in 1951. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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9736 Mathew, William M. EDMUND RUFFIN AND THE CRISIS OF SLAVERY IN THE OLD SOUTH: The Failure of Agricultural Reform
Athens and London: The University of Georgia Press, (1988). 0820310115 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
The author follows Ruffin's (1794-1865) reform career and assesses its implications for southern agriculture and the viability of slavery. 286 pages including notes, bibliography, and an index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9737 Mathias, Peter THE TRANSFORMATION OF ENGLAND: Essays in the Economic and Social History of England in the Eighteenth Century
New York: Columbia University Press, (1979). 0231050461 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in grey linen with metalic-blue titles and devices to the spine; in a near fine very slightly rubbed dust jacket. 
324 pages; index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9738 Mathiesen, Egon BLA MAND
(Denmark): Hernov, (1956). Hardcover. Two private-library rubber stamps to the front endpaper, else an extremely well-preserved, very good plus copy in illustrated boards; no dust jacket. 
A blue man expressively reacts to a day's experiences in this Danish language children's rhymed picture book created by the esteemed fine artist and creator of MALCOLM THE MONKEY. A lively, playful, and striking example of Mathiesen's singular vision. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9739 Mathieson, D. W., editor NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE: For Organic Chemists
London and New York: Academic Press, 1967. First edition. Hardcover. Former ownership label of physicist Daniel Deutsch on the front flyleaf, otherwise a fine book in a lightly rubbed and slightly soiled dust jacket. 
This book is the result of a course, based on a series of lectures, which was designated a NATO Advanced Study Institute. 287 pages, references, problems and answers, indexes. Figures, tables, and equations. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9740 Mathis, Edward FROM A HIGH PLACE
New York: Scribner's, (1985). 0684184923 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Nearly fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows light rubbing and a hint of age-toning. 
Debut mystery by the late author featuring Texas private-eye Dan Roman, who is asked to investigate the recent death of an unassuming assistant librarian. "Dan Roman is a private eye with a heart as big as Texas."--Dorothy Salisbury Davis. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9741 Mathis, Edward FROM A HIGH PLACE
New York: Scribner's, (1985). 0684184923 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket that shows light rubbing and a hint of age-toning. 
The first Dan Roman mystery from the late author of NATURAL PREY. Dan goes back to his Texas hometown for some rest, but ends up investigating the murder of a librarian. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9742 Mathis, Edward DARK STREAKS AND EMPTY PLACES
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1986). 0684186780 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine; in a somewhat rubbed, illustrated dust jacket that also shows some minor age-toning. 
The second Dan Roman mystery from the late author of FROM A HIGH PLACE. Dan is hired to find the missing granddaughter of a Texas timber tycoon. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9743 Matisse; Schnitzler; Eliot; Santayana; Yeats, Lawrence; Stevens; Dos Passos, et alia THE DIAL, July 1922
Greenwich, Connecticut: The Dial Publishing Company, 1922. Volume LXXII Number 1. Near fine, very lightly soiled, very faintly worn; in perfect-bound printed wraps. Digest-sized periodical. 
Other contributors to this issue include: von Hofmannsthal, Bunin, Gilbert Seldes, Malcolm Cowley. Artwork by Chagall, August Gaul, Preston Dickinson, and Boardman Robinson. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9744 Matson, Suzanne THE TREE-SITTER
New York/London: W.W. Norton & Company, (2006). 0393060462 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"One of those rare, elegantly written, quietly intense books that, without resorting to sensationalism or fanfare, winds up keeping you awake at night...a timely, thoughtful, morally complex novel about... 'eco-terrorism."'--Suzanne Berne. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9745 Matsumoto, Toshio & Shibai, Hiroshi, editors MID- AND FAR-INFARED ASTRONOMY AND FUTURE SPACE MISSIONS: Proceedings of the International Workshop held at the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science on April 17 and 18, 2000
Sagamihara, Japan: The Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, 2000. First edition: Paperbound original. Quarto. Covers lightly soiled, mild crease to upper front corner, else near fine in printed wraps. 372 pages; references; and author index. 
The Institute's Report SP No. 14. Enhanced with illustrative figures, photographs, tables, graphs, diagrams, charts, and drawings, this collection of intricately detailed papers on telescopes, missions, detectors and galaxies are by leaders in the field. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9746 Matthews, Anne McLean CAVE
(New York): Warner, (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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9747 Matthews, Greg FAR FROM HEAVEN
New York: Walker, (1997). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9748 Matthews, Mervyn CLASS AND SOCIETY IN SOVIET RUSSIA
(London): Allen Lane/The Penguin Press, (1972). 0713902825 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth with titles, rules and devices in gilt to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with two tiny tears at the shelf edges. 
366 pages; bibliography of Soviet publications; bibliography of non-Soviet publications; and index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9749 Matthiessen, Peter RACE ROCK
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, (1954). First edition: bound in yellow-lettered blue-green cloth over black boards; in illustrated dust jacket. Hardcover. Bumped indentation to lower edge of both covers, else a lightly dust-soiled, mildly edgeworn, very good plus copy; in an edgeworn, rubbed, price-clipped dust jacket that shows substantial age-darkening to spine and offsetting to front and rear panels. 
Debut novel by the author of FAR TORTUGA and AT PLAY IN THE FIELDS OF THE LORD and founder of THE PARIS REVIEW. "One of the shamans of literature."--John L. Cobbs. This copy has been SIGNED by Mattheissen to the title-page. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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9750 Matthiessen, Peter AFRICAN SILENCES
New York: Random House, (1991). 0679400214 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket monoprint by Mary Frank. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
"A journey through Equatorial Africa to study the fate of elephants and other wildlife produces a somber chronicle of irrevocable loss, relieved only by noted naturalist and novelist Matthiessen's lucid prose and concluding intimations of some redress." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9751 Mattison, Alice THE BOOK BORROWER
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1999). 0688168248 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"In deceptively quiet, guileless prose, she has described the mind numbing routine of child-care and the fraught, complex relations of men and women...Emotionally wrenching, beautifully realized work." --The New York Times. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9752 Mattson, Olle MICKEL AND THE LOST SHIP
New York, New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., (1960). First U.S. edition, first printing. Translated from the Swedish by Anna Spurge and Elizabeth Sprigge. Hardcover. Very very nearly fine, in green cloth with black titling to spine and front cover; in a wraparound, illustrated dust jacket with just a hint of edgewear. Illustrations by R.M. Sax. 
The first of the Swedish writer's books to be published in the U.S., and winner of the Swedish equivalent of the Newbery Medal, the Nils Holgerson Award. At the turn of the century, a boy refuses to believe his sailor father has been lost at sea. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9753 Matturro, Claire SKINNY-DIPPING
(New York, N.Y.): William Morrow/An imprint of HarperCollinsPublishe (2004). 0060567058 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
This debut novel by the Seak contest winner for legal fiction introduces smart and funny Lilly Rose Cleary, a partner in a Florida law firm that represents rich doctors in malpractice cases. "Smart, corkscrew waterslide of a debut."--Tim Dorsey. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9754 Matturro, Claire WILDCAT WINE
(New York, N.Y.): William Morrow/An imprint of HarperCollinsPublishe (2005). 0060567074 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
"Matturro's brassy heroine has elbowed her way onto Hiaasen and Leonard's turf.... We Florida writers don't need this kind of competition--and I'll be standing in line for her next one."--Tim Dorsey. The second outing for attorney "Lilly" Cleary. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9755 Maugham, Robin LINK
New York: McGraw-Hill, (1969). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
A Victorian mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9756 Maugham, Robin THE ROUGH AND THE SMOOTH
New York 22, N.Y.: Avon Publishing Co., Inc., (1952). First paperback edition, first printing. Avon 464. Presentation copy inscribed and SIGNED in the year of publication. Hardcover. Diagonal piece missing from the upper rear cover, mild age-toning to the text, spine ends worn, else about very good in pictorial wraps with the cover lamination still present. Great cover art of a blonde in a negligee enticing a man in bed. 
"They met casually in a cheap corner bar.... Out of this meeting was to come a love affair so strange and violent that its was to bind them to a life of unwilling passion--and hate." Inscribed and SIGNED ("R.M.") by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9757 Maugham, W. Somerset ASHENDEN: Or the British Agent
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc., 1941. Reprint. Hardcover. Bookplate, else an about fine copy in black cloth lettered in gold to the spine; in a very good plus, lightly shelfworn illustrated dust jacket with a number of tiny edge tears and nicking; front panel art, however, still vivid! 
Vintage issue of Maugham's espionage classic, with brightly colored montage-effect jacket painting showing the trenchcoated protagonist making his way through a whirl of international landmarks. Queen's Quorum and Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9758 Maugham, W. Somerset; Jones, Richard C., illustrator PRINCESS SEPTEMBER AND THE NIGHTINGALE
New York: Oxford University Press, (1998). First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Octavo. 
Jones' humorous drawings complement this reissue of Maugham's classic tale about Princess September, the ninth daughter of the King of Siam, whose gifted and lucky nightingale brings out bitter jealousy in her other eight sisters. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9759 Mauldin, Bill, text and illustrations by A SORT OF SAGA
New York, N.Y.: William Sloane Associates Publishers, (1949). B000GVGLD8 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in silver-lettered red cloth shelfback over gray boards; in a price-clipped, mildly worn, lightly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. 
The author of UP FRONT and BACK HOME recalls his boyhood in New Mexico in the mid-twenties, and especially his "Pop"--whose "projects" --as he liked to call them-- included everything from the dynamiting of swamps to the rehabilitation of ancient engines. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9760 Maupassant, Guy de LITTLE ROQUE And Other Stories
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1924. First edition thus. Volume X in The Collected Novels and Stories of Guy de Maupassant. Translated and Edited by Ernest Boyd. Hardcover. Mild fading to spine, faint age-toning to pages, thus near fine, in black cloth with gilt lettering and decoration; no dust jacket. 
Includes "Monsieur Parent"; "Country Courts"; "The Hairpin"; "The Woodcocks"; "In a Railway Carriage"; "Ca Ira"; "Unmasked"; "Solitude"; "Beside the Bed"; "The Little Soldier"; "The Wreck"; "The Hermit"; "Mademoisselle Pearl"; "Saved"; "Rosalie Prudent." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9761 Maupassant, Guy de THE STRING
(Mankato, Minnesota): Creative Education Inc., (1990). 0886822971 First edition thus. A Creative Short Story. Translation of ''La Ficelle.'' Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full burgundy cloth with blind-embossed vignette to front cover, gilt lettering to spine; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. Book design by Rita Marshall. Jacket illustration by Etienne Delessert. 
A simple peasant has his life destroyed by the lie of an enemy who accuses him of theft. In CE's superb, eclectic series of stories, smartly produced, with stylish, well-designed typography and appealing jacket art. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9762 Maupassant, Guy de THE DEVIL
(Mankato, Minnesota): Creative Education Inc., (1993). 0886825040 First edition thus. A Creative Short Story. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full navy blue cloth with blind-embossed vignette to front cover, gilt lettering to spine; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. Book design by Rita Marshall. Jacket illustration by Quint Buccholz. 
Mother Rapet, the greedy nurse to a dying old woman, finds a way to make a bigger profit from the job. In CE's superb, eclectic series of individual stories, smartly produced, with stylish, well-designed typography and original, appealing jacket art. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9763 Maupassant, Guy de THE HAND
(Mankato, Minnesota): Creative Education Inc., (1993). 0886825024 First edition thus. A Creative Short Story. Translation of ''La Main.'' Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full navy blue cloth with blind-embossed vignette to front cover, gilt lettering to spine; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. Book design by Rita Marshall. Jacket illustration by Rob Day. 
A man who keeps a severed hand attached to the wall of his living room is found mysteriously strangled. In CE's superb, eclectic series of stories, smartly produced, with stylish, well-designed typography and appealing jacket art. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9764 Maupassant, Guy de IN THE COUNTRY
(Mankato, Minnesota): Creative Education Inc., (1993). 0886825032 First edition thus. A Creative Short Story. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full chianti cloth with blind-embossed vignette to front cover, gilt lettering to spine; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. Book design by Rita Marshall. Jacket illustration by Roberto Innocenti. 
When a peasant woman refuses to let a rich couple adopt her little boy, the would-be benefactors make the same offer to her neighbor. In CE's smartly produced series, distinguished by stylish, well-designed typography and appealing jacket art. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9765 Maupin, Armistad MAYBE THE MOON
(New York): HarperCollins Publishers, (1992). 0060165529 First edition. Hardcover. Pages faintly age-toned, else fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Offbeat tale of thirty-one-inch tall Hollywood actress and singer, Candace Roth, from the author of the hugely successful and much beloved TALES OF THE CITY series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9766 Maurer, Joan Howard and Norman Maurer; Foreword by Whoopi Goldberg THE THREE STOOGES Book of Scripts: Volume II
Secaucus, New Jersey: Citadel Press, (1987). 0806510188 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Unread! Quarto. [256] pages. 
Includes scripts for: "We Want Our Mummy", "Restless Knights", "Yes Wh Have No Bonana", and "The Three Stooges Meet Hercules". Compiled by Moe Howard's daughter and son-in-law, with previously unpublished black-and-white stills from Moe's collection. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9767 Mauriac, Claude; Stone, Samuel I., translator THE NEW LITERATURE
New York: George Braziller, Inc., 1959. First U.S. edition. Translated from the French by Samuel I. Stone. Hardcover. A very nearly fine copy in black and orange cloth; in a dust jacket with very modest wear. 251 pages. 
An analysis of modern literature focusing on writers and works that exemplify "aliterature" or literature freed from hackneyed conventions, including authors like Kafka, Artaud, Beckett, Camus, Simenon, Barthes, and Robbe-Grillet. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9768 Mauriac, Francois PROUST'S WAY
New York: Philosophical Library, (1950). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy. No dust jacket. 
Recount of Mauriac's correspondence with Marcel Proust. Translated from the French by Elsie Pell. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9769 Maurois, Andre LAFAYETTE IN AMERICA
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1960. B0006AW0V6 First edition, first printing. North Star Books. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, with a very slight crimp to spine head, mild wear, a hint of soiling to page edges; in a price-clipped, about near fine dust jacket with light rubbing, a few tiny edge tears, very shallow nicking. 
Sympathetic portrait of his distinguished countryman by the noted biographer and novelist. Number 15 in the North Star series of biographies aimed at the juvenile reader. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9770 Mauss, Evelyn A. and Ullmann, John E., editors CONSERVATION OF ENERGY RESOURCES
New York: The New York Academy of Sciences, 1979. First edition. Trade Paperback. Fine in stiff wraps. 
Trade paperback. Proceedings of an academic conference dealing with social, political, and ethical codes in developing energy policies, as well as focusing on the role of industry and government in a national energy conservation program. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9771 Mawer, Simon THE GOSPEL OF JUDAS
Boston/New York/London: Little, Brown and Company, (2001). 0316097500 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"A gripping, utterly compelling story. Mawer weaves together the threads of his complex plot with a deftness that keeps the reader mesmerized."--The Times. "An absorbing tale of a priest's faith being put to the test."--The Scotsman. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9772 Maxim, John R. TIME OUT OF MIND
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1986. 0395368014 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
The story of a man who, upon moving to New York City, begins to regress to a past life, one of a murderer during the Great Blizzard of 1888. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9773 Maxwell, A.E. THE KING OF NOTHING
New York: Villard Books, 1992. 0679404589 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The seventh Fiddler mystery. "Fiercely independent and interdependent, Fiddler and Fiora are attractive leads; Maxwell (actually husband-and-wife team Anne and Evan) captures the slightly goofy sleaze of Seattle's First Avenue nicely."--PW. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9774 Maxwell, A.E. GATSBY'S VINEYARD
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1987. First edition. A fine copy in wraps. 
Advance uncorrected proofs in wraps. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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9775 Maxwell, A.E. JUST ENOUGH LIGHT TO KILL
New York: Doubleday, (1988). 0385237138 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with the distinctive artwork of Alan Neider. 
In this fourth entry in the series, sexy, savvy private eye Fiddler heads for the border and is drawn deep into the smuggler's subculture of Tijuana, "...a modern CASABLANCA with a salsa flavor." By the author of THE ART OF SURVIVAL. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9776 Maxwell, A.E. THE FROG AND THE SCORPION
Santa Barbara, California: Landmark Books, (1988). 1557360898 First edition thus: Large Print Edition. Hardcover. Fine in laminated illustrated boards; without dust jacket, as issued. 
One of Fiddler's friends--an Iranian Jew illegally in the United States--is being blackmailed by the head of an Arab terrorist group. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9777 Maxwell, A.E. THE ART OF SURVIVAL
New York: Doubleday, (1989). 0385248466 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine pictorial dust jacket with airbrush artwork by Alan Neider. The jacket shows mild age-toning. 
The fourth Fiddler novel by the author of JUST ENOUGH LIGHT TO KILL. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9778 Maxwell, A.E. THE ART OF SURVIVAL
New York: Doubleday, (1989). 0385248466 First edition. Hardcover. Edward Gorey designed ''Mystery'' bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper, otherwise a near fine copy in dust jacket. 
A Fiddler Novel inscribed and SIGNED by the husband-and-wife writing team. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9779 Maxwell, A.E. MURDER HURTS
New York: Villard, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Fiddler and Fiora mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9780 Maxwell, Ann FIRE DANCER
(New York): New American Library/A Signet Book, (1982). First edition: Paperback Original. #AE1939. Mass market paperback. Pages and inside covers lightly tanned, hint of wear to the edges, else an unread, nearly fine copy in illustrated wraps with dyamic cover art featuring a nude man and women engulfed in flames and lightning flashes. 
First novel in Maxwell's space opera "Dancer" trilogy, followed by DANCER'S LUCK (1983) and DANCER'S ILLUSTION (also 1983). Maxwell also penned the Fiddler mystery series with husband Evan under the joint rubric A.E. Maxwell. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9781 Maxwell, Gavin THE HOUSE OF ELRIG
New York: E.P. Dutton, 1965. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket with one very short edge tear. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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9782 Maxwell, John POINT FURY
New York: Scribner, (2002). 0743222075 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in black-and-white glossy wraps. 
A debut thriller that "adds a Survivor-esque twist to a classic mind game of cat and mouse." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9783 Maxwell, Thomas KISS ME ONCE
New York: Mysterious Press, (1986). 0892961635 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine copy in color-illustrated wraps. 
"Homage to the tough-guy films of the 1930s and 1940s, complete with suggestions for actors to play the characters...Lew Cassidy, a pro football player whose career is ended by an injury, pals with the wrong people."--PW. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9784 Maxwell, Thomas KISS ME ONCE
New York: Mysterious Press, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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9785 Maxwell, Thomas THE SUSPENSE IS KILLING ME
(New York): Mysterious Press, (1990). 0892961678 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
The fourth novel by the author of KISS ME ONCE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9786 May, Charles H., M.D. MANUAL OF THE DISEASES OF THE EYE: For Students And General Practitioners
New York: William Wood and Co., 1909. Sixth edition, Names written on the front endpaper else a near fine copy. 
With 362 illustrations including 22 plates and 62 colored figures. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9787 May, Earl Chapin 2000 MILES THROUGH CHILE: The Land of More or Less
New York and London: The Century Co., (1924). B0006AJ640 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild use, hint of fading to spine, vintage bookplate to pastedown, thus near fine, in blue cloth decorated in darker blue, gilt; near fine pictorial dust jacket with a few tiny nicks to the spine ends and corner tips, a hint of darkening to spine panel. 
A lovely example of this classic account of a leisurely journey through Chile, broken up by many sojourns in cities and provinces. 462 pages. Illustrated with photographs. Fold-out map. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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9788 May, Julian JACK THE BODILESS
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. 0679409505 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in silver-lettered blue cloth shelfback over black boards; in a fine, if very faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Steven Bradbury. 
Volume I of the Galactic Milieu Trilogy. "As a consortium of five alien races stands ready to accept Earth as a full partner in the Galactic Milieu, the birth of a very special child heralds a new stage in human evolution."--LJ. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9789 May, Julian; illustrations by Jean Zallinger PLANKTON: Drifting Life of the Waters
New York: Holiday House, (1972). 0823401995 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in teal cloth with black lettering and illustrations; in an about near fine, age-toned and worn illustrated dust jacket. Oblong octavo. 
Educational picture-book, one of more than a hundred authored by the future creator of The Saga of Pliocene Exile (THE MANY-COLORED LAND and THE NONBORN KING et alia) and the Galactic Milieu series. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9790 Maybury-Lewis, David THE SAVAGE AND THE INNOCENT
London: Evans Brothers Limited, (1965). B000O8GPBQ First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in lime green boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with three fold-creases--to the front panel, spine, and rear panel. 8vo. 
An account of the anthropologist's expedition, with his wife and child, among the most primitive and isolated tribes of Brazil--the Sherente, and the Shavante. Illustrated with numerous black-and white photographs. 270 pages; and index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9791 Maybury-Lewis, David AKWE-SHAVANTE SOCIETY
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1967. First edition. Hardcover. Spine ends lightly bumped, light foxing on top and bottom page edges, else a very good plus copy in a lightly chipped and torn dust jacket. 
The first comparative study of one of the complex Amerindian societies of Central Brazil. 356 pages including including plates, maps, figures, tables, appendices, references, and an index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9792 Mayer, John T. TS ELIOT'S VOICES
New York: Oxford University Press, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

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9793 Mayer, Joseph E., et. al. PHASE TRANSITIONS
London: Interscience Publishers, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket. 
Proceedings of the fourteenth conference on chemistry at the University of Brussels in May 1969; includes reports and discussions on statistical mechanics of phase change, melting and crystal structure, liquid metals, and more. 256 pages. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9794 Mayer, Lynne Rhodes & Kenneth E. Vose MAKIN' TRACKS: The Story Of The Transcontinental Railroad In The Pictures And Words Of The Men Who Were There
New York: Praeger Publishers, (1975). First edition. Hardcover. Minor stain on the top page edge else near fine in dust jacket. 

Price: 35.00 USD
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9795 Mayer, Thomas THE STRUCTURE OF MONETARISM
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, (1978). 0393090450 First edition: Publisher's complimentary slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in green linen with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine mildly age-toned dust jacket with three very short edge tears. Promo sheet for the publication ''Kredit und Kapital'' laid in. 
A University of California Economics professor's analysis on the structure of money with further contributory essays on monetarism by eight renowned economists. 183 pages; index. This work was translated into German and published in "Kredit und Kapital." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9796 Mayes, James Russell SMALL FAVORS: Short Stories
(Boston, Massachusetts): Alyson Publications, Inc., (1994). 155583258X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Mayes' debut collection of linked stories "manages to be many things at once: painful and comforting, canny and innocent, in a world familiar and new at the same time."--Rosellen Brown. "Pleasures abound."--Michael Nava. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9797 Mayle, Peter THE VINTAGE CAPER
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2009. 0307269019 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Mayle uncorks a winning wine caper in the tradition of TO CATCH A THIEF. When a hot-shot Hollywood lawyer's most treasured and expensive wines are stolen, his insurance company calls in Sam Levitt, ...to investigate."--PW. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9798 Mayo Clinic PROCEEDINGS OF THE STAFF MEETINGS OF THE MAYO CLINIC: Volume 9, 1934
Rochester, Minnesota: (Mayo Clinic), 1934. First edition. Hardcover. A few pages professionally mended, otherwise a near fine copy, issued without dust jacket. 
The complete proceedings issued weekly (52 issues) contained in one volume bound in a sturdy maroon buckrum with gilt spine lettering. 796 pages with an index. Illustrated. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9799 Mayo Clinic PROCEEDINGS OF THE STAFF MEETINGS OF THE MAYO CLINIC: Volume 10, 1935
Rochester, Minnesota: (Mayo Clinic), 1935. First edition. Hardcover. Former owner's name to the front endpaper, small white scuff to the front cover, else a very good plus copy without dust jacket, as issued. 
The complete proceedings issued weekly (52 issues), contained in one volume bound in sturdy maroon buckram with gilt lettering to the spine. 832 pages plus an index. Illustrated. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9800 Mayo Clinic PROCEEDINGS OF THE STAFF MEETINGS OF THE MAYO CLINIC: Volume 11, 1936
Rochester, Minnesota: (Mayo Clinic), 1936. First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a sturdy buckram binding, issued without dust jacket. 
Published weekly for the information of the members of the staff and the fellows of the Mayo Foundation for medical education and research. 848 pages with an index. Illustrated. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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