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Ralph Makes Good, Cox, Wally
21 Cox, Wally Ralph Makes Good
New York Simon and Schuster 1965 First Edition; Stated First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Illustrated coated paper boards. This copy inscribed by the author in ink on the ffep To ____ from Wally Cox.; 5" x 8"; 96 pp; Boards worn at corners and with a small missing pieces at the spine on the rear board. Original $2.50 price sticker on rear cover. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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ROOM TO SWING A CAT: Being some Tales of the OLD NAVY, BELL, Frederick J.
22 BELL, Frederick J. ROOM TO SWING A CAT: Being some Tales of the OLD NAVY
New York and Toronto Longmans, Green and Co. 1944 (1938) Reprint Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Publishers tan cloth, blue picture of sailor on front and lettering on spine, endpapers are maps. frontispiece portrait of John Paul Jones, drawings by Pauline Glidden Bell, blue pictorial dust wrapper. This copy with a presentation inscription penned and signed by the author. ; 6" x 8"; 272, [2] (maps) pp; Signed by Author; Slightly cocked, light wear to covers, bookplate of prior owner, wants to open to title page, text clean and unmarked. Dust jacket nearly complete but well-worn with several small losses, tears and some vintage tape repairs, not price clipped ($3.00), in clear protective cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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SECRET CARGO, Pease, Howard; Paul Q. Forster (Illustrations)
23 Pease, Howard; Paul Q. Forster (Illustrations) SECRET CARGO
Garden City, New York Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc. 1931 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
The Story of Larry Matthews and his dog Sambo, Forecastle Mates on the Tramp Steamer "Creole Trader," Mew Orleans to the South Seas. Publishers green cloth, cover designs and lettering in black (front and spine), illustrated endpapers, additional illustrations within text. "First Edition" stated on copyright page.; 5-3/4" x 8"; vi, 272 pp; Lightly worn and soiled boards, spine misshapen, solid hinges, the occasional small spot of soiling on pages but no tears or writing. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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SLOW SMOKE, Malam, Charles
24 Malam, Charles SLOW SMOKE
New York Farrar & Rinehart 1931 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Fair dust jacket 
The dust jacket notes: "It is a curious fact, that coincidentally with the publication of SLOW SMOKE (in reality his second novel, and preferred by his American publishers), his first novel, preferred by his English publishers, will be issued by Basil Blackwell at Oxford." Light green boards, gold lettering. ; 5 x 8"; 350 pp; This dust jacket is fragile and missing a piece at each corner, with tears and discoloration at the spine. Still, it is almost complete and retains every word used to market the book; it is now protected by a mylar cover. The cloth is somewhat discolored (sunned), the corners are a bit bumped. The binding remains strong, there is no writing inside. Overall, a nice copy of a scarce book. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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25 Adams, Douglas SO LONG, and Thanks for All the Fish
New York Harmony Books 1985 0-517-55439-9 / 9780517554395 Stated First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
The FOURTH Book in THE HITCHHIKER'S TRILOGY. First American Edition. Black paper boards. Front cover illustration and spine lettering in green foil, purple endpapers. This copy with the inscription Best wishes above the signature of the author on the front free endpaper. ; 5-1/4" x 7-3/4"; 204 pp; Signed by Author; Little wear to book. Jacket with a single 1/8" closed tear along top edge, not price clipped ($12.95), in clear protective cover. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Tales of Tongue Fu, Krassner, Paul
26 Krassner, Paul Tales of Tongue Fu
Berkeley, CA And/Or Press 1981 0-915904-55-1 / 9780915904556 Stated First Printing Softcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Blue wraps, color cover photo. Illustrated by Trina Robbins, "Non-Introduct ion" by Ken Kesey. This copy bears a lively presentation inscription inside the front cover penned and signed by the author on April 17, 1981.; 5-1/4" x 8-1/2"; 109 pp; Covers rubbed, pages show slight wear at lower right corner. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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THE CRIME of SYLVESTRE BONNARD (Member Of The Institute), France, Anatole; Ward, Arabella (Translated into English by)
27 France, Anatole; Ward, Arabella (Translated into English by) THE CRIME of SYLVESTRE BONNARD (Member Of The Institute)
New York and Boston Thomas Y. Crowell & Company (1897) Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Burgundy cloth, front cover and spine with gilt lettering and design of stylized lilies having initials DD at bottom of front cover, frontispiec e and additional illustrations by E. Boyd Smith, guarded decorative title page with initials BR at bottom, followed by printed title page. ; 4-3/4" x 6-3/4"; 245 pp; Spine a bit dulled, slight cover wear, prior owner name inked to front free endpaper dated August 1904, paper toned, one quarter-sized faint dampstain to top margin of guard and each title page, pages otherwise clean and unmarked. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Dark Gentleman, Stern, G. B.
28 Stern, G. B. The Dark Gentleman
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1927 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Publishers green cloth, ruled and lettered front and spine, top stain yellow. Tan dust jacket with picture of the title black spaniel ; 5-1/4" x 7-1/2"; 179 pp; Book little worn but ex-library (withdrawn) from the Women's City Club of Grand Rapids, marked only with stamps to both free endpapers. Jacket is not marked but is worn slightly along bottom edge, more along top edge with short closed tears and small losses, price clipped, protected by mylar cover. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Decisive Heart, Perrey, Bob
29 Perrey, Bob The Decisive Heart
San Francisco R. Travers Press 1996 0-9653211-0-X / 9780965321105 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
From the rear of the jacket: The Decisive Heart weaves a tale based upon the little-known last years of Leon Trotsky in Mexico, with delicious side excursions led by Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, Henri Breton, and others...a story of intrigue in pre-war Mexico...at the dawn of World War II. Red cloth, gilt lettering front and spine. Publishers jacket with cover image of Frida Kahlo. This copy with presentation inscription penned and signed by the author on the half-title: To ______ _____, Be decisive. Bob Perrey.; 5-3/4" x 8-1/4"; 340 pp; Signed by Author; Top corners of book lightly bumped, very slight wear along bottom edge. Jacket bumped at top corners, worn along top edge, slightly worn along bottom edge, not price clipped, in clear protective cover. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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THE GOVERNMENT OF THE TONGUE: The 1986 T.S. Eliot Memorial Lectures and Other Critical Writings (signed by author), Heaney, Seamus
30 Heaney, Seamus THE GOVERNMENT OF THE TONGUE: The 1986 T.S. Eliot Memorial Lectures and Other Critical Writings (signed by author)
London Faber & Faber 1989 0-571-14151-X / 9780571141517 Reprint Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Third printing of paper edition. This copy signed by the author on the half-title page. ; 5" x 7-3/4"; xxiii, 172 pp; Signed by Author; Very slight wear at corners, price sticker on rear cover. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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31 Morley, Christopher The Haunted Bookshop
Garden City, N. Y. Grosset & Dunlap (1919) Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue cloth with orange lettering. Doubleday 1918, 1919 copyright; no date on title page. This copy with the signature of the author on the front free endpaper. ; 5-1/2" x 8"; 289 pp; Signed by Author; Rubbing at corners and top/bottom of spine, slight lean, pages clean and ujnmarked. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy [Hitch Hiker's], Adams, Douglas
32 Adams, Douglas The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy [Hitch Hiker's]
New York Harmony Books (1980) 0-517-542099 / 9780517542095 Fifth Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Black cloth with gilt character to front cover and lettering to spine. Dust jacket with color cover illustration. This copy with the inked signature of the author on the title page. ; 5-1/4" x 7-3/4"; 215 pp; Signed by Author; Book with no wear of note, unmarked apart from author signature as described. Jacket with tiny crease to inside front flap at bottom, slight wear along edges, small rubbed areas at top of flap folds, not price clipped ($9.95), in clear protective cover. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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The Last Fair Deal Going Down, Rhodes, David
33 Rhodes, David The Last Fair Deal Going Down
Boston / Toronto Little, Brown and Company 1972 0-316-74233-3 / 9780316742337 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine, text (translated from the braille by the author) accompanied by a few b&w photographs by Luther Sledge.White dust jacket, braille to exterior panels, black and olive text. Copyright page states First Edition and has codes T08/72 beneath.; 5-1/2" x 8-1/2"; 308 pp; Spine gilt a bit rubbed, spine a bit cocked at top, no inscriptions, text clean and unmarked. Jacket has small hole to fromt panel at one of the braille dots, a few spots of light soiling, edgeworn with one 1/2" closed tear along bottom edge, price clipped, protected by mylar cover. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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The Legend of Slain Soldiers, Muller, Marcia
34 Muller, Marcia The Legend of Slain Soldiers
New York Walker and Company 1985 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
An Elena Oliverez mystery . Black paper boards, foil spine lettering, black pictorial dust jacket, 1 on print line. This copy with presentation inscription penned and signed by the author dated in the year of publicaton on the FFEP. ; 7-3/4" x 8-1/2"; 174 pp; Signed by Author; Bumped lower right corner, pages gap at point where thick bookmark once laid in, dusk jacket with slight browning at edges, not price clipped, in clear protective cover.. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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the LUCKY stiff (Armed Services Edition), Rice, Craig
35 Rice, Craig the LUCKY stiff (Armed Services Edition)
New York Editions for the Armed Services 1945 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green and red pictorial wraps, stapled and perfect bound. ; Oblong, 5.5 x 4"; 320 pp; Covers lightly worn and creased, no writing, last page with small tear at center staple only. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Man Who Had No Idea A Collection of Stories, Disch, Thomas M.
36 Disch, Thomas M. The Man Who Had No Idea A Collection of Stories
London Victor Gollancz Ltd 1982 First Edition Thus Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Publishers red cloth, gilt spine lettering. Yellow dust jacket with red and black lettering. ; 5" x 8"; 186 pp; Book has very little wear. Jacket with slight edgewear, a trace of soiling to front panel and light soiling to rear panel, not price clipped, (7.95 net), protected by mylar cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The New Life, Pamuk, Orhan
37 Pamuk, Orhan The New Life
New York Farrar, Strauss and Giroux 1997 0-374-22129-4 / 9780374221294 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Stated First American edition, translated from the Turkish by Guneli Gun. Tan paper boards, black cloth spine lettered in silver. Tan dust jacket with color front cover photo; 5-3/4" x 8-1/2"; 296 pp; Slight rubbing along bottom edge of book else fine in an unclipped jacket that shows only the slightest signs of wear, not price clipped ($24.00), protected by mylar cover. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Screaming Mimi, Brown, Fredric
38 Brown, Fredric The Screaming Mimi
New York E. P. Dutton & Company 1949 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
A Dutton Guilt Edged Mystery. Yellow pebbled cloth, dark brown lettering. Stated Second Printing in the month following the first. Probable BCE/BOMC as pictorial dust jacket is unclipped and unpriced, rear panel promotes Dollar Mystery Guild. ; 5-1/4" x 7-1/2"; 248 pp; Book lightly soiled and lightly worn at top and bottom of spine and at corners, prior owner name inked on FFEP. Jacket with very light shelfwear/r ubbing, sunned at rear fold, lightly soiled and with 1/2" closed tear on top of rear panel, in mylar cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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THE SMALL HOUSE AT ALLINGTON (complete in three-volumes), Trollope, Anthony
39 Trollope, Anthony THE SMALL HOUSE AT ALLINGTON (complete in three-volumes)
New-York Dodd, Mead & Company 1904 Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
The Chronicles of Barsetshire. Uniformly bound with maroon cloth, gilt spine lettering, top edge gilt, each volume with guarded frontispiece illustration by C. R. Grant. Heavy, international extra.; 5" x 7"; 293+293+321 pp; Volume 1 with slight lean. Volumes , light edgewear, light toning to title pages from illustration guards, solid hinges, unmarked pages. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Soft Machine, Burroughs, William
40 Burroughs, William The Soft Machine
Paris The Olympia Press 1961 First Edition Softcover Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Traveller's Companion Series, No. 88.Stiff green wraps, perfect bound. Illlustrated b&w dust jacket with white and pink lettering designed by Brion Gysin. The First Edition, printed June 1961, second state with overstamped New Price NF 18 stamped to rear cover. ; 4-1/4" x 7" (11 x 17 cm); 184 pp; Mild wear to wraps, clean and unmarked, spot of wear including tiny closed tears and creasing at upper right corner of 4 pp and with tiny creases at corners of a few additional leaves. Jacket with light soiling, rubbed and lightly creased at top and bottom of folds, spine slightly dulled 
Price: 350.00 USD
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