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Those Gentle Voices
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Those Gentle Voices

By Effinger, George Alec

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 Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Fine. Illus. by Lou Feck (cover). 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$6.89

Poems 1923-1954
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Poems 1923-1954

By Cummings, E. E.

New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1954. A monumental volume of poeams by a truly unique Amarican master. CONTENTS: Tulips and Chimneys (1923); & (1925); XLI Poems (1925); is 5 (1926); W [ViVa] (1931); no thanks (1935); New Poems [from Collected Poems] (1935); 50 Poems (1940); 1 x 1 (1944); XAIPE (1950). 468 pages. CONDITION: A square, solidly-bound copy with moderate shelf-wear to its overall Very Good covers, plus slightly rumpled spine ends and a couple tiny cover spots. The Fine interior is near-pristine - unmarked, uncreased, and without age-tanning. Its Fine-condition replacement dustjacket is bright, unmarked, uncreased, and with negligible shelf-wear.. Clothbound Hardcover. Very Good/Fine (replacement). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$4.75

The Siege of Faltara
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The Siege of Faltara

By Darnay, Arsen

New York: Ace Books, 1978. Political intrigue and revolution on a distant planet, featuring slave-drug mind control and "old school" dueling. 226 pages. CONDITION: A bright, tight, square, unmarked, uncreased copy with minimal shelf-wear - now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag.. First Thus - First Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Fine. Illus. by Boris (cover art). 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$5.46

Dance of the Mongoose COLLECTIBLE UNCORRECTED PROOF]
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Dance of the Mongoose COLLECTIBLE UNCORRECTED PROOF]

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

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 Wilder, a struggling novelist whose approach to crime is strictly literary -- until his best friend's father is murdered in the West Indies. 288 pages. CONDITION: a bright, tight, square, unmarked, uncreased copy with negligible sehlf-wear - now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag.. Uncorrected Proof. Soft Cover. Fine (As New). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Uncorrected Proof.

$8.55

Leaving Brooklyn [ADVANCE READING COPY - ARC]
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Leaving Brooklyn [ADVANCE READING COPY - ARC]

By Schwartz, Sharon

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 in the stifling postwar Brooklyn of the 1950s. During a journey to Manhattan to see a doctor about her sight, she begins to explore the sexual rites of adulthood. But can her romance last? In this beautifully observed novel, Lynne Sharon Schwartz raises themes of innocence and escape while illuminating the rich inner life of a singular girl. 146 pages. CONDITION: A bright, tight square, unmarked copy, creased only at the outer tips of the back cover, with minimal shelf-wear - its interior pristine. This handsome, collectible copy is now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag.. ARC. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advance Reading Copy (ARC).

$5.70

The Devil\'s Dream - A Novel [COLLECTIBLE UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY]
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The Devil's Dream - A Novel [COLLECTIBLE UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY]

By Smith, Lee

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 up the fiddle you'll be the Devil's boy) and the love of music. 318 pages. CONDITION: A bright, tight, square, unmarked, uncreased Fine Minus copy with negligible shelf-wear, compromised only by a small manufacturing bump on the front cover (at the spine bottom ). This handsome, collectible copy is now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag.. Uncorrected Proof. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Uncorrected Proof.

$6.89

The Ordeal of Stanley Stanhope - A Novel
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The Ordeal of Stanley Stanhope - A Novel

By Bousquet, Richard

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 - bright, tight, square, unmarked, and uncreased, with minimal shelf-wear. Its dustjacket - now in a clear mylar (removable) protective cover - is bright and attractive, its front-flap $6.95 price intact, with the following issues: light edge-wear with a couple small edge-tears, plus a small front-flap bottom-corner clip and vertical crease. This is a handsome copy - at a generous price. . First Edition. Hard Cover - Cloth Spine. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.31

Who\'s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

By Albee, Edward

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. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.03

The Life and Death of Little Jo - A Novel
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The Life and Death of Little Jo - A Novel

By Bright, Robert

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 polypropylene bag.. First Thus. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Small 8vo.

$8.55

Mindswap
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Mindswap

By Sheckley, Robert

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 is now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag. NOTE: This small item will be shipped, securely packed, with a complimentary upgrade to trackable First Class on domestic (US) orders.. Second Printing - 1974. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$6.65

Day/Night - Two Novels: Travels in the Scriptorium and Man in the Dark
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Day/Night - Two Novels: Travels in the Scriptorium and Man in the Dark

By Auster, Paul

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 a clear, protective polypropylene bag.. First Edition - First Printing. Trade Paperback. Fine (As New). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.31

Fallen Angel
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Fallen Angel

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

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 crease on the spine. This beautiful copy is now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag.. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good Plus. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.03

The Computer Connection
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The Computer Connection

By Bester, Alfred

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 polypropylene bag. NOTE: A high resolution scan of the covers will gladly be supplied on request. This small item will be shipped with a complimentary upgrade to trackable First Class on domestic (US) orders.. Second Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$4.75

The Deceivers
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The Deceivers

By Bester, Alfred

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 - now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag.. First Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Fine. Illus. by Michael Whelan (cover art). 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$4.28

Orgy Road -  "A wanton shame brought pain along this Orgy Road."
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Orgy Road - "A wanton shame brought pain along this Orgy Road."

By Dexter, John

San Diego, California: Sundown Reader - Corinth Publications, 1964. A beautiful Near Fine copy of Sundown Reader # SR 526. Joe is framed by the Mafia boss for the brutal killing of a renegade streetwalker, but his friend Ross comes to the rescue, the crisis climaxing in a final lust orgy scene. 192 pages. CONDITION: a bright, tight, square, unmarked copy with sharp outer corners, compromised only by small scuffs at two spine-end corners and a light crease in the lower left corner of the back cover, its interior pristine. This handsome, collectible copy is now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag. NOTE: A high resolution scan of the covers will gladly be supplied on request. This small item will be shipped with a complimentary upgrade to trackable First Class on domestic (US) orders.. Assumed First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$22.33

Doomsday Wing
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Doomsday Wing

By Smith, George H. (Henry)

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 exchange, the Soviets would be mostly intact and in control of the world. Neither the rogue Soviet general nor anyone else in the USSR; however, knows about the top secret US Doomsday Wing and its doomsday system. 124 pages. CONDITION: A solid Near Fine copy - bright, tight, square, uncreased, and evidently unread, unmarked but for a "remainder" line on the page block top, with negligible shelf-wear (just one tiny corner bump and a small rear spine-edge scuff). This handsome copy is now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag. NOTE: This small item will be shipped, securely packed, with a complimentary upgrade to First Class with Delivery Confirmation on domestic (USA) orders. . First Thus. Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$3.80

Jade, Vol. 1, No. 3 - A Gem of Entertainment [VINTAGE MEN'S MAGAZINE]
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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

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, unmarked, uncreased, overall Very Good copy with light shelf-wear and a slight bend in the cover, compromised only by a "remainder" sawcut in the top edge and a thin strip of surface loss on the back cover' s advertisement (see the accompanying scan image). All interior pages are clean and crisp. This remains an attractive, collectible copy - now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag with archival backing board.. Stapled Wraps. Very Good (overall). 8.5" x 11". Magazine.

$11.88

Man to Man - July 1961 - Volume 12 No. 1 [VINTAGE MEN'S MAGAZINE]
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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

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 and edges showing substantial chipping. Some scraping and chipping also invades the cover art, and there is a strong crease in the upper-right front cover corner. Aside from a bit of age-tanning, the pages are complete and uncompromised. This remains a quite respectable copy - now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag with archival backing board.. Side-Stapled Wraps. Good. 8.25" x 11". Magazine.

$11.88

These Bones Were Made for Dancing [COLLECTIBLE UNCORRECTED PROOF BOUND GALLEY COPY]
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These Bones Were Made for Dancing [COLLECTIBLE UNCORRECTED PROOF BOUND GALLEY COPY]

By Meyers, Annette

New York: Doubleday, 1995. This is an "Uncorrected Proof" copy, often referred to as an "Advance Reading Copy" [or ARC] and an "Unedited, Uncorrected Page Proof" - fast becoming an attractive collectible, as it precedes the First Edition. Leslie Wetzon is dusting off her tap shoes for a good cause: a benefit revival of the hit Broadway musical "Combinations," complete with as many of the original cast stars as Wetzon's headhunting talents can unearth. But when she digs up not the missing leading lady but a trunk full of bones, it seems someone may be targeting Wetzon for a featured role not in a musical comedy, but in a very deadly murder plot, indeed. 358 pages. CONDITION: a bright, tight, square, unmarked, uncreased, likely unread copy with minimal shelf-wear and a faint manufacturing wrinkle in the lower right corner of the back cover near the spine. This remains a handsome, collectible copy - now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag.. Uncorrected Bound Galleys. Large Softcover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advance Uncorrected Proofs.

$4.28

Lost Boys [COLLECTIBLE ADVANCE READING COPY]
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Lost Boys [COLLECTIBLE ADVANCE READING COPY]

By Card, Orson Scott

Harper Collins, 1992. This is an Advance Reading Copy, or ARC - a publishing state fast becoming an attractive "collectible", as it precedes the First Edition. For Step Fletcher, his pregnant wife DeAnne, and their three children, the move to tiny Steuben, North Carolina, offers new hope and a new beginning. But from the first, eight-year-old Stevie's life there is an unending parade of misery and disaster. Cruelly ostracized at his school, Stevie retreats further and further into himself -- and into a strange computer game and a group of imaginary friends. But there is something eerie about his loyal, invisible new playmates: each shares the name of a child who has recently vanished from the sleepy Southern town. And terror grows for Step and DeAnne as the truth slowly unfolds. For their son has found something savagely evil ... and it's coming for Stevie next. 447 pages. CONDITION: a bright, tight, square, unmarked, uncreased Very Good Plus copy with light shelf-wear, compromised only by a bumped rear cover corner. This attractive, collectible copy is now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag.. ARC. Large Softcover. Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advance Uncorrected Proofs.

$4.75

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