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Theo's Odyssey

By: Clement, Catherine. Translated By Steve Cox and Ros Schwartz.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Arcade Publishing: 1999

Edition: First North American Edition

Seller ID: 1880


593 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine dustjacket, clean and unmarked. First English Language Edition. Translated from the French by Steve Cox and Ros Schwartz. A story of healing as an ill little boy explores the many forms of religious faith while travelling with his aunt. He learns the tenets and philosophies of Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Shinto, yoga, animism, voodoo and more. From the publisher: "This is a hugely enjoyable story abo... View more info

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The Archivist. A Novel.

By: Cooley, Martha

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Little Brown & Company: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1638


8vo. 326 pgs. As New hardcover in As New jacket. Clean, crisp, unmarked first edition. A literary novel centered arount Matthias, a librarian, his unsettled memories following World War II and his wife's mental illness, and a young woman interested in the library's extensive collection of letters by T.S. Eliot. Author's first novel. "An intricate and compelling tale of the way in which guilt and passion may quickly unravel the inner life of an orderly man." ISBN... View more info

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From Potter's Field

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner.: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 596


8vo.412 pgs. Near Fine condition hardcover in Near Fine jacket, clean, tight and and unmarked. No rubs or tears, minimal trace of shelfwear along upper edge. Dark grey cloth spine, light grey boards with copper lettering to spine and blue endpapers. Dr. Kay Scarpetta again meets Gault. ISBN 0684195984.#596. View more info

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Point of Origin

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 782


8vo. 356 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket, clean, tight and unmarked. Maroon cloth spine, gilt lettering, maroon boards. No tears or rubs, minute trace of shelfwear along bottom edges. Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta mystery. A killer uses fire to mask his crimes and Kay's Nemesis Carrie Grethen is involved. ISBN 0399143947. #782. View more info

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A Troubadour's Testament

By: Cowan, James.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Boston, Shambala: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 730


8vo. 198 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, pristine condition. A magical journey through twelfth-century Provence in search of the spiritual power of perfect love. By the author of "A Mapmaker's Dream". ISBN 1570623392. #730. View more info

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Fountain Society

By: Craven, Wes

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Simon & Schuster Trade: 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 2154


8vo. 350 pgs. Fine condition hardcover in Fine jacket, holographic cover art.This is the first edition of the author's first book, a medical suspense thriller woven around a plot to confer immortality on an elite group of government scientists. Wes Craven is also known for his work in the film industry, including A Nightmare on Elm Street and The Twilight Zone. ISBN 0684846608. #2154. View more info

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Louis Pasteur. The Man and His Theories.

By: Cuny, Hilaire

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Paul S. Eriksson, Inc.: 1966

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 1062


8vo. vi. 192 pgs. Very Good+ cloth hardcover in Very Good jacket. Cloth has slight rubbing to corners. Dust jacket exhibits overall light shelf wear, with light rubbing to paper at edges and corners. Otherwise, clean, sound and unmarked. The first sections of the book cover his nature, background and early career, followed by his more advanced contributions, the potentialites of his research and his last years. The remainder of the text is devoted to selected writings, n... View more info

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The Farming of Bones.

By: Danticat, Edwidge

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Soho Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 2103


8vo. 312 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Clean, unmarked. Set in the mid 1900's in the Dominican side of the Haitian border. A novel of love, barabarism, persecution and endurance. ISBN 1569471266. #2103. View more info

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A Treasury of Stephen Foster

By: Deems Taylor, John Tasker Howard, Ray Lev, Dorothy Berliner Commins [Stephen Foster]

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1946

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2521


222 pgs. Good to Very Good hardcover, green boards, red cloth spine. General wear to cloth and boards at edges and corners, lettering to spine somewhat faded, rubbing to paper edges and shallow scuffing of boards. Binding sound, internally clean and unmarked. Contents: Foreword by Deems Taylor, Stephen Collins Foster by John Tasker Howard, Open Thy Lattice Love, Oh! Boys Carry Me 'Long, Hard Times Come Again No More, Ellen Bayne, Oh! Susanna, Away Down Souf, Lou'siana Be... View more info

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Spy Line

By: Deighton, Len

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1989

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 771


8vo. 291 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Faint paper wrinkling to spine edges of dust jacket, jacket dated 12/89. Clean and bright throughout. Succeeds Spy Hook. British agent Bernard Samson is on the run from an arrest warrant issued by the Secret Servic naming him a traitor. ISBN 0394551796. #771. View more info

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Candle in the Dark. A Postcript to Despair.

By: Edman, Irwin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 346


88 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover, no jacket. Navy boards with blind stamp decorative front cover, tan spine, top edge of textblock is colored red. Internally clean, tight, unmarked. Exterior is has one light paint spot on front cover and a bump to edge of back cover affecting the edge of the last few pages. "First published November 1939" on copyright page. In a time of war and global turmoil, Edman's words are a clear flickering "Candle in the D... View more info

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Cold Cold Heart. A Novel.

By: Elliott [J.C. Pollock]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 2498


344 pgs. Sept. 1994 First Edition, first printing. Debut novel of James Elliott, pseudonym for author and screenwriter J.C. Pollock. Intricate procedural and psychological suspense novel starring former CIA agent Mike Culley reenlisted by the CIA to capture serial killer on a Virginia campus. Other titles written by Pollock under this pseudonym include: Nowhere to Hide (1997) and Endgame (2000). ISBN 0385313292. #2498. View more info

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Shake Well Before Using. Poems By Michael Erlanger.

By: Erlanger, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Athens, Georgia, The Delmar Company: 1985

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2015


8vo. 48 pgs. Very Good+ condition hardcover. Faint sunning to top of rear board, else near fine. One of 200 copies printed by Dwight Agner and bound by the Delmar Company in November 1985, on the occasion of the author's seventieth birthday, at the request of Mary Erlanger. Front endpaper is dated 12/7/85 and inscribed by the author "Dear-XXX, Dear-XXXX, I'm glad we're friends, All best, Michael" Author Michael Erlanger (1915-2002) was president of the Mark Twain... View more info

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Dead Man's Dance

By: Ferringo, Robert.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 495


8vo.384 pgs. Near Fine hardbound in Very Good jacket. Very light general wear to gloss of dust jacket. Book clean and unmarked. Serial killing thriller set in southern California. ISBN 0399140255. #495. View more info

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Einstein and the Generations of Science

By: Feuer, Lewis S.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Basic Books, Inc.: 1974

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 631


8vo. ix. 374 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover in Very Good jacket. Brown cloth, blue lettering to spine and matching color to top of text block. Dust jacket has light rubbing to corners of spine, in protective cover. Black and white photographs. Contents include: The Social Roots of Einstein's Theory of Relativity, Social, Generational, and Philosopical Sources of Quantum Theory, Generational Movements and 'Scientific Revolutions', Conflict of Scientific Schools, Index... View more info

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Women With Men

By: Ford, Richard

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 901


8vo. 255 pgs. Very Good+ hardcover in Very Good+ jacket. Dust jacket has some shallow scuffing to rear cover panel. Book has a tiny spot at bottom corner of fore-edge. Contains three stories:The Womanizer, Jealous and Occidentals. ISBN 0679454691. #901 View more info

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Come to Grief

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G.P.Putnam's Sons: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 124


8vo. 307pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Red boards, purple with red lettering at spine. Clean, crisp, unmarked. Edgar Award for best mystery novel of the year. ISBN 0399140824. #124. View more info

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Comeback

By: Francis, Dick.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 494


8vo. 320 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Very Good jacket. Very light rubbing to top spine edge of jacket, else fine. Book is clean, unmarked. ISBN 0399136703. #494. View more info

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The Letters of Robert Frost to Louis Untermeyer. With Commentary By Louis Untermeyer.

By: Frost, Robert with Louis Untermeyer

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston Inc: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1903


ix.388pgs. Very Good cloth hardcover in Very Good jacket. Cream-colored cloth with slight general age-darkening and smudginess. Internally pristine. Jacket has a scattering of small edge tears and rubs to the paper, original price intact. Tucked inside is a bookmark for the Episcopal Academy Festival of Books illustrated by Rick Kinscherf '63. The personal, insightful and sometimes blatantly candid letters of Robert Frost to his longtime friend Louis Untermeyer beginnin... View more info

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The General in His Labyrinth

By: Garcia Marquez , Gabriel (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopff.: 1990

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 536


8vo. 285 pgs. Fine condition hardcover in Very Good+ jacket. Dust jacket has small dogear crease on corner of bottom front flap, else fine. Translated by Edith Grossman. A historical fantasy about the South American voyage of Simon Bolivar down the Magdalena River from Bogota to the sea. ISBN 0394582586. #536. View more info