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...<b>Toward The Morning</b><br>, Allen, Hervey
1 Allen, Hervey ...Toward The Morning

London: William Heinemann, 1949.
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Jacket
 8vo; 429 pages.
 Frontispiece illustration.
Historical novel about Scottish settlers in America. The third part of the trilogy The Disinherited.

Bindings square and tight. Light handling wear. Faint water ring on front. Dust jacket with price in protective Mylar, has small loss lower front. Some edge wear and rear has soiling. Reinforcement repair on inside of jacket.
Price: 12.00 USD

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...<b>Letters to Montgomery Clift  </b><br>, Alumit, Noel
2 Alumit, Noel ...Letters to Montgomery Clift

San Fransisco and Denver: MacMurray & Beck, 2002.
 1931561028 / 9781931561020 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 244 pages.
Alumit knows about loss and sorrow. Fortunately for readers of his novel, he knows even more about resilience and hope. -- Aimee Liu, Cloud Mountain.

FNo Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
Price: 24.00 USD

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<b>The Ashes of Worlds (Saga of Seven Suns) </b><p>, Anderson, Kevin J.
3 Anderson, Kevin J. The Ashes of Worlds (Saga of Seven Suns)

New York: Tor, 2008.
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 491 pages with a glossary.
The culminating volume in Kevin J. Anderson's Saga of Seven Suns weaves together the myriad storylines into a spectacular grand finale.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>The High Crusade   </b><br>, Anderson, Poul
4 Anderson, Poul ...The High Crusade

New York: Baen Books, 1960.
 Book Club Edition
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 181 pages.
 1961 Hugo nominee.
 Cover art by Harry Schaare.
"An alien starship lands in medieval England, and carries a group of knights off into space. These rough-and-ready chaps eventually succeed in conquering the interstellar empire. A fondly remembered romp which celebrates the violent human spirit, it has not worn particularly well." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995),

Hardcover in Dust Jacket. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket has light edge wear in a new Mylar sleeve.

REF: Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-11. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 977-80. Nicholls, p31-32.
Price: 21.95 USD

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...<b>Virtual Mode</b><br>, ANTHONY, Piers
5 ANTHONY, Piers ...Virtual Mode

New York: Ace / Putman, 1991.
 0399136614 / 9780399136610 First Edition - First Printing.
 Hardcover in Jacket.
Blending fantasy and science fiction Anthony explores the themes of violence, the abuse of power, sexism and male dominance, gender roles, and the environment. This is the first book of a quartet known as the Mode Series.

Bindings are tight and square; a bit of dusting to top edge; minimal shelf wear; Dust jacket has small closed tears top spine edges with light wear to bottom spine, now in archival Mylar jacket.
Price: 18.00 USD

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...<b>The Verificationist  </b><br>, Antrim, Donald
6 Antrim, Donald ...The Verificationist

New York: Knopf, 2000.
 0375408223 / 9780375408229 First Edition, Second Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 179 pages.
"A darkly comic tour-de-farce that's at once attenuated and hyperkinetic.... Antrim has provided a striking meditation on the nature of self-identity and a fierce affirmation of the power of imagination." -- Publishers Weekly.

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
Price: 14.95 USD

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...<b>The Robots of Dawn</b><br>, Asimov, Isaac.
7 Asimov, Isaac. ...The Robots of Dawn

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1983.
 Book Club Edition. [BOMC]
A "whodunit" science fiction novel by American writer Isaac Asimov, first published in 1983. It is the third novel in Asimov's Robot series. It was nominated for both the Hugo and Locus Awards in 1984.

Unread, No flaws to book. Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve has light wear with toning to rear panel.
Price: 14.95 USD

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...<b>The Robber Bride  </b><br>, Atwood, Margaret
8 Atwood, Margaret ...The Robber Bride

New York: Doubleday, 1993,
 0385260083 / 9780385260084 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 SIGNED by the Author on the title page,
“Funny, thoughtful, moving…Atwood’s plotting is masterful, and her humor is razor-edged, sexy, and raucous.” --Washington Post.

Unread no flaws but for previous owner's name on first blank page. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has a fold to inside flap.
Price: 19.95 USD

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The Plains of Passage, Auel, Jean M.
9 Auel, Jean M. The Plains of Passage
New York, New York, U.S.A. Crown Pub 1990 0517580497 / 9780517580493 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
First Edition; First Printing; Full Number Line; Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. Minimal shelf/storage wear 
Price: 10.00 USD
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...<b>Spitting Image. A Novel of Suspense.</b><br>, Avallone, Michael.
10 Avallone, Michael. ...Spitting Image. A Novel of Suspense.

New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1953.
 First Edition - First Printing.
 Hardcover in Jacket
 Author's Second Book.
 SIGNED by the author on the title page. 
Michael Angelo Avallone was an American author of mystery, secret agent fiction, and novelizations of TV and films. His lifetime output was over 223 works (although he boasted over 1,000), published under his own name and 17 pseudonyms.

Blue cloth covered boards with black spine titles. Bindings square and tight. Text clean. Light wear to spine tips and corners. Minor damp-stain top text-block.
Dust jacket price-clipped. Light edge wear. Rear panel hint of darkening. Front has some rub. Designed by Owen Scott. Protected in Mylar sleeve.
Price: 120.00 USD

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...<b>The Story of Roland</b>, Baldwin, James
11 Baldwin, James ...The Story of Roland
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. Hardcover
 B/W plates by R. B. Birch 
A handsome copy.
Some toning to clean text. Previous owner's name on free endpage. Bindings square and tight. Light edge wear.
Relating the daring feats and great exploits of Roland, worthiest of the barons of France in the time of Charlemagne, and those of Oliver and Reinold and Ogier the Dane, all heroes who were his companions in arms and who rivaled him in the number and greatness of their exploits.

Price: 20.00 USD

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…<b>The Spoilers</b><br>, Beach, Rex E.
12 Beach, Rex E. The Spoilers

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1906.
 First Edition – First Printing.
 Laid-in Promotional Harper bookmark with photo of Rex Beech.
 Laid-in photocopy of Author’s obituary.
 Illustrated by Clarence Underwood.
SIGNED with an inscription by Beach on the front free endpaper.

Original pictorial blue-green cloth. Very good in slightly soiled Custom chemise and slipcase.Very good in a slightly soiled slipcase. Binding square and tight. Text clean; hint of toning to text. Light shelf handling to lower corners; spine tips.

The author's first and best known work. Basis for movies filmed in 1914, 1923, 1930 and 1942 with Marlene Dietrich, Randolph Scott and John Wayne; lastly in 1955 with Jeff Chandler and Anne Baxter.
Price: 245.00 USD

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...<b>The Corpus Conundrum: A Third Case from the Notebooks of Pliny the Younger (Volume 3)</b>, Bell, Albert A.
13 Bell, Albert A. ...The Corpus Conundrum: A Third Case from the Notebooks of Pliny the Younger (Volume 3)
USA: Ingalls Publishing Group, Inc., 2011. 1932158960 / 9781932158960 Soft cover.
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.
While out hunting, Pliny finds a man's body. He appears lifeless, but Pliny cannot find a cause of death. He locks the body in a stable, but in the morning the body is gone. Strangers appear at Pliny's door, claiming to be the man's children. One sings siren songs and claims his "father" is immortal. Another may be an empusa, a shape-shifting, blood-drinking monster.
Bodies pile up: a fifteen year old murder, a faceless man floating in the bay, and the "lifeless immortal," this time with his throat cut. Was he killed for his blood? Pliny and Tacitus must discover how the murders are connected to each other and to Pliny's nemesis Marcus Aquilius Regulus.

Price: 10.00 USD

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...<B>The City of Falling Angels</b>, BERENDT, John
14 BERENDT, John ...The City of Falling Angels
New York: Penguin Group USA, 2005 1594200580 / 9781594200588 1st Edition. First Printing, full number line. Hardcover.
No flaws or blemishes. Gift quality; Dust jacket in protective Mylar jacket.
The author of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil returns after more than a decade to give us an intimate look at the "magic, mystery, and decadence" of the city of Venice and its inhabitants.

Price: 12.00 USD

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...<b>Poor Cecco.</b>, Bianco, Margery Williams
15 Bianco, Margery Williams ...Poor Cecco.
New York: George H. Doran, 1925 First Edition- Second Printing. Note: GDW colophon on copyright page under copyright notice; without pictorial endpapers. Hardcover, no jacket issued. Illustrated with seven color plates by Arthur Rackham, plus illustrations within text. 
Blue gilt-decorated and letter cloth. Light wear and soiling; Foxing to edges of page block. Page size 9.5 by 6.875 inches.

Margery Williams Bianco is most noted as the author of the Velveteen Rabbit.

This story with the same illustrations first appeared in magazine form in Good Housekeeping, beginning in May, 1925.
Same illustrations as the Limited edition without pictorial endpages.
Reference: Latimore & Haskell, p. 59.

Price: 45.00 USD

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...<b>The Pepper Shaker.</b>, BLUMENTHAL, Walter Hart
16 BLUMENTHAL, Walter Hart ...The Pepper Shaker.
Iowa Privately printed at the Prairie Press, 1964 Limited Edition 
Blue stiff paper bound with thread pamphlet. Edition limited to 100 copies, 8vo, pp. 18. The author's addressograph imprint is on the rear wrapper as issued.

Price: 75.00 USD

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...<b>The Return of the Gray Man and Georgetown Ghosts  </b>Stories of the South Carolinian Low Country, Bolick, Julian Stevenson
17 Bolick, Julian Stevenson ...The Return of the Gray Man and Georgetown Ghosts Stories of the South Carolinian Low Country
South Carolina: Jacobs Brothers, 1961. First Edition - First Printing. Hardcover in Jacket.

 28 pen & ink illustrations. Inscribed by the Author/Editor.
This is the enlarged limited edition, that includes the Grey Man of Pawley Island, Ghosts of Waccamaw Neck, and Georgetown County.

Grey cloth covered boards. Bindings tight and square. Light handling wear.
Dust jacket has sunning to perimeter Small loss corners. Now in a new protective Mylar sleeve.

Price: 30.00 USD

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...<b>Confederation Matador.</b>, Bone, J. F. [(Frank) Kelly Freas]
18 Bone, J. F. [(Frank) Kelly Freas] ...Confederation Matador.
Norfork: The Donning Company, 1978 First Editon Softcover.

 Cover art by [Frank] Kelly Freas 
Starblaze Edition. No flaws to this unread copy.
Illustrator: Frank Kelly Freas was an American science fiction and fantasy artist with a career spanning more than 50 years. He was known as the "Dean of Science Fiction Artists" and he was the second artist inducted by the Science Fiction Hall of Fame.

Price: 10.00 USD

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...<b>T.C. Boyle Stories: The Collected Stories of T. Coraghessan Boyle.</b>, Boyle, T. C.
19 Boyle, T. C. ...T.C. Boyle Stories: The Collected Stories of T. Coraghessan Boyle.
New York: Viking Press. 1998. 0670879606 / 9780670879601 Hardcover in Jacket.
No flaws or blemishes but minimal retail handling. Dust jacket in a new protective Mylar sleeve.

Price: 30.00 USD

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...<b>The Firebrand</b>, Bradley, Marion Zimmer
20 Bradley, Marion Zimmer ...The Firebrand
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1987. 0671641778 / 9780671641771 First Edition - First Printing. Hardcover in Jacket.
Bindings square and tight, Some aging to text-block in a Near Fine Mylar covered dust jacket with price of $19.95.
A re-telling of the legend of the fall of Troy as seen through the eyes of Kassandra, daughter of Priam, Priestess of Apollo, and foreseer of the future.

Price: 10.00 USD

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