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Orfeo - A Novel

by Powers, Richard

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Published
2014
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Very Good Plus
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Third Printing
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9780393349849
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New York - London: W. W. Norton, 2014. ISBN 978-0-393-34984-9. The surreal tale of Peter Els - avant-garde composer and microbiology researcher, who runs afoul of Homeland Security and disappears, until..... Pages: 369 + 18 (Reading Group Guide; Interview with Jill Owens; The Music of Orfeo - Recommended Listening). CONDITION: A Very Good Plus copy - bright solid, square… Read more
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The Miko

by Lustbader, Eric Van

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Published
1984
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition - 2nd Printing
ISBN
9780394539294
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$16.15

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New York: Villard Books, 1984. Lustbader's thrilling sequel to his bestselling novel The Ninja, here involving the CIA, the KGB, international business intrigue, and the mystical and dangerous realm of Ninja warriors. 451 pages. CONDITION: A Near Fine book in Fine Minus dustjacket. The book is bright, tight, square, and unmarked, with light shelf-wear. Its dustjacket - now in a… Read more
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The Time Twister

by Petaja, Emil

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Published
1968
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Very Good Plus
Edition
First Printing - 1968
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$3.33

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New York: Dell Publishing Co. Inc., 1968. Dell # 8911. A gripping tale of a remote town "trapped in an abyss of time", its time-suspended inhabitants worshipping an alien presence. 158+ pages. CONDITION: A bright, unmarked copy with moderate edge- and corner-wear, its interior virtually pristine. This handsome copy is now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag.. First Printing -… Read more
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The Journal of Albion Moonlight

by Patchen, Kenneth

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Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fifth Printing
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$9.98

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NewYork: New Directions, 1961. NDP99. "An allegorical journey ... in which the far boundaries of love and murder, madness and sex are sensually explored." 313 pages. CONDITION: A bright, tight, square Very Good copy with moderate shelf-wear and two creases in the lower-right corner of the front cover, unmarked but for a previous owner's name inside. This attractive copy is… Read more
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An Elegy for September - A Novel [SIGNED FIRST EDITION]

by Nichols, John

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Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition - First Printing
ISBN
9780805019940
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$7.60

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New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1992. A uniquely touching (and non-sexist) exploration of the well-worn theme of love between an aging man and a spirited young woman. 161 pages. CONDITION: The book itself is bright, tight, square, unmarked, and uncreased, with minimal edge- and corner-wear. Its dustjacket - now in a clear mylar (removable) protective cover - is likewise… Read more
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Those Gentle Voices

by Effinger, George Alec

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Published
1976
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780446861137
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New York: Warner Books, 1976. WB 86-113. "Who knows what forces may be dictating Earth's exploration of distant planets - or why?" 190 pages, CONDITION: A bright, tight, square, unmarked, uncreased Fine Minus copy with negligible shelf-wear - compromised only by age-tanning to the covers' inside panels. This very attractive copy is now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag.. First… Read more
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Dance of the Mongoose COLLECTIBLE UNCORRECTED PROOF]

by T. J. Phillips [pseudonym of Tom Savage]

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Published
1995
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Fine (As New)
Edition
Uncorrected Proof
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New York - London: Berkley Publishing Group, 1995. An engaging murder mystery, in its limited pre-First-Edition Uncorrected Proof state - not quite the same as, but often referred to as an Advance Reading Copy, or ARC - fast becoming an attractive "collectible", as it precedes the First Edition. With this atmospheric and suspenseful tale, the author introduces us to Joseph… Read more
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Leaving Brooklyn [ADVANCE READING COPY - ARC]

by Schwartz, Sharon

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Published
1989
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Near Fine
Edition
ARC
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Boston, Massachussetts, USA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1989. This is an Advance Reading Copy, or ARC - a publishing state fast becoming an attractive "collectible", as it precedes the First Edition. An injury at birth left Audrey with a wandering eye. Though flawed, the bad eye functions well enough to permit her an idiosyncratic view of the world, one she welcomes… Read more
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The Devil's Dream - A Novel [COLLECTIBLE UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY]

by Smith, Lee

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Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Uncorrected Proof
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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1992. An engaging family saga, in its limited pre-First-Edition Uncorrected Proof state - not quite the same as, but often referred to as an Advance Reading Copy, or ARC - fast becoming an attractive "collectible", as it precedes the First Edition.The story of several generations of a family torn between religion (if you take… Read more
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The Ordeal of Stanley Stanhope - A Novel

by Bousquet, Richard

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Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780393086706
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New York: W. W. Norton, 1972. Is Stanley Stanhope a lunatic? Or is he a hyper-patriot, determined to clean up America, transforming it into the great nation envisioned by its forefathers? When he learns that his hometown civil war hero was a bounder, womanizer, and drunkard, things get "complicated". 271 pages. CONDITION: The book itself is in Near Fine condition… Read more
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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

by Albee, Edward

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Published
1964
Condition
Fine
Edition
Later Printing
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New York: Pocket Books, 1964. A dramatic masterpiece of theatrical ultra-naturalism by one of America's greatest playwrights. CONTENTS: First Performance; The Players; The Scene; The Play. 242 pages. CONDITION: A bright, tight, square, unmarked, uncreased copy with negligible shelf-wear, its pages lightly age-tanned. This handsome copy is now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag.. Later Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Fine.… Read more
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The Life and Death of Little Jo - A Novel

by Bright, Robert

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Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780826304926
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$8.55

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Albuquerque, New Mexico USA: University of New Mexico Press - Zia Books, 1978. An enchanting 1944 novel portraying village life in New Mexico's Taos Valley, with an insightful Introduction by Marta Weigle. 216 pages. CONDITION: A bright, tight, unmarked, uncreased copy with moderate shelf-wear, compromised only by not quite lying flat. This attractive copy is now in a clear, protective… Read more
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Mindswap

by Sheckley, Robert

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing - 1974
ISBN
9780330235587
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$6.65

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London and Sydney: Pan Science Fiction, 1966. Earth-Mars both-ways tourism, body-swapping, mind-swapping, but marvin gets stuck in the body of a criminal! A hilarious tale. 156+ pages. CONDITION: A bright, tight, square, unmarked copy with moderate edge- and corner-wear, compromised only by one medium and one tiny corner crease on the cover. [The spine is NOT creased.] This attractive copy… Read more
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Day/Night - Two Novels: Travels in the Scriptorium and Man in the Dark

by Auster, Paul

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Published
2013
Condition
Fine (As New)
Edition
First Edition - First Printing
ISBN
9781250037879
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New York: Picador - Henry Holt and Company, 2013. Two metaphysical novels that mirror each other and are meant to be read in tandem: two men, each confined to a room, one suddenly alert to his existence, the other desperate to escape into sleep. 320 pages. CONDITION: a bright tight, square, unmarked, uncreased copy with negligible shelf-wear - now in… Read more
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Fallen Angel

by Diana Summers (AKA George H. Smith and M.J. Deer)

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Published
1981
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780872169500
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New York: Playboy Paperbacks, 1981. # 16950. "An unforgettable story of love and intrigue - and the woman who learned the power of lust." A steamy historical romance novel set in the Latin Quarter of Paris during the time of the French Revolution. 368 pages. CONDITION: a bright, tight, square, unmarked, uncreased VG+ copy with negligible shelf-wear, a single reading… Read more
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The Computer Connection

by Bester, Alfred

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Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780425030394
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$4.75

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New York: Berkley Medallion Books, 1976. Berkley D3039. Immortals, time-travel, sentient supercomputer, evil machines, and the fight to save Earth from destruction! 217 pages. CONDITION: A solid Fine Minus copy of the 1976 edition's 2nd printing - bright, tight, square, unmarked, uncreased and evidently unread, with negligible edge-wear to the covers. This handsome copy is now in a clear, protective… Read more
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The Deceivers

by Bester, Alfred

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Published
1982
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Fine
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First Printing
ISBN
9780523485249
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New York: TOR Books, 1982. TOR # 48-524-7. "In a cosmic game of death and deception it's winner take all...." The tale of a hero seeking his kidnapped lover, encountering spies, blackmail, and murder - and an intrigue involving possession of meta-crystals - source of unlimited energy. 304 pages. CONDITION: a bright, tight, square, unmarked, uncreased copy with minimal shelf-wear… Read more
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Doomsday Wing

by Smith, George H. (Henry)

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Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Thus
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$3.80

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London: Priory Books, 1970. Priory # 1056. A harrowing tale of a world gone mad and on the brink of total atomic destruction! A rogue Soviet general decides to launch an unauthorized sneak attack on the US with ICBMs he controls. He reasons that the US will be so devastated that it cannot survive or respond effectively, and after the… Read more
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Jade, Vol. 1, No. 3 - A Gem of Entertainment [VINTAGE MEN'S MAGAZINE]

by Ross R. Olney, Peter Kirkland, and George H. Smith, contributors

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Hollywood, California: D.W. Billingsley The 3rd issue of this short-lived early-'60s men's pinup magazine, edited by Stanley Black. CONTENTS: Holdup French Style (photo essay); Deuces Wild (story/Olney); Rebel Reed (pinups); The Re-Entry of Pierce Maidenhead (story/Kirkland); Margie Fisco (pinups); The Holdup & Old Faithful (stories/Smith); Elaine Evans (pinups); Barbara Martin (pinups); Alice (pinups); advertisements. 52 pages. CONDITION: a bright, tight,… Read more
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Man to Man - July 1961 - Volume 12 No. 1 [VINTAGE MEN'S MAGAZINE]

by Bob McKnight, Nathan S. Lavine, Connie Sellers, Rex King, George H. Smith, Stephen F. Ricker, Stan Henderson, Ramon Caldez, Jimmy Walker, Hugh Collins, and William Blaise, contributors

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Published
1961
Condition
Good
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New York: Picture Magazines, Inc., 1961. Vintage men's entertainment from over a half-century ago - with stories, articles, pinups, and racy humor. CONTENTS: See accompanying scan image of the Table of Contents for topics in this issue. MODELS: Patricia White and Beverly Neale. 84 pages, including contemporaneous advertisements, and personals. CONDITION: a solid copy with noticeably-worn covers, the spine… Read more
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