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Other Tongues - Other Flesh -
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Other Tongues - Other Flesh -

By Williamson, George Hunt

Amherst Press. Near Fine in Good dust jacket. 1953. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Dust jacket has shallow chips to top edge, minor nicks and sunning to spine, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has owner stamp to first endpaper, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Author's sequel to "The Saucers Speak." Other universes and beings, UFOs, etc. Much evidence is provided from the Bible. Illustrated with drawings. 448pp. An attractive copy of the first printing. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 448 pages. E6 .

$75.00

Art, Myth and Ritual The Path to Political Authority in Ancient China
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Art, Myth and Ritual The Path to Political Authority in Ancient China

By Chang, K. C.

Harvard University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1983. 1st Edition. 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Owner's name has been sliced out of the corner of the first endpaper, no other defects. Dust jacket has light edgewear, spine area is age-toned to white, but spine titles are still black and crisp. Dust jacket now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 160 pages. D4 .

$20.00

The Supernatural
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The Supernatural

By Hill, Douglas & Pat Williams

Hawthorn Books. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1965. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Dust jacket is lightly rubbed with slight creasing to head of spine, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has no defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. A solid and attractive book club edition. . From primitive beliefs to sects and societies -- and everything between. A classic. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 350 pages. C5 .

$30.00

An Analysis of Malay Magic
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An Analysis of Malay Magic

By Endicott, Kirk Michael

Oxford U Press. Very Good+. 1992. Paperback. Creased corner of back cover, a little scuffing to card covers. Appears unread: Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Classic work on the subject. Bibliography, index. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 197 pages. T5 .

$35.00

The Book of Sand (1st English Printing)  The New Yorker, October 25, 1976
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The Book of Sand (1st English Printing) The New Yorker, October 25, 1976

By Borges, Jorge Luis

The New Yorker Magazine, Inc.. Near Fine. 1976. Single Issue Magazine. Quarter inch tear and minor wrinkling to a small area of top edge of the first page of the story, no other defects to the magazine. . This is the first printing in English of Borges' famous short story "The Book of Sand," which was published by The New Yorker. The first printing in the original Spanish "El Libro de Arena," was published in 1975. "The Book of Sand" is closely related in concept to his earlier and arguably more famous story "The Library of Babel." Borges published an English collection of his short stories in 1977 that included, and was named for, "The Book of Sand." . 4to 11" - 13" tall. M5 .

$130.00

Bluebeard
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Bluebeard

By Vonnegut, Kurt

Delacorte Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1987. 1st Trade Edition. Hardcover. Dust jacket is a little rubbed, no other defects, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects and appears unread. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Hardcover with dust jacket. A beautiful copy of this Vonnegut classic, gift quality. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 300 pages. C3 .

$20.00

Timequake
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Timequake

By Vonnegut, Kurt

Putnams. As New in As New dust jacket. 1997. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected with fresh mylar sleeve. . A beautiful copy of the first edition, Gift Quality. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 219 pages. C3 .

$18.50

Beyond the Senses: a Report on Psychical Research in the Sixties
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Beyond the Senses: a Report on Psychical Research in the Sixties

By Tabori, Paul & Phyllis Raphael

Taplinger Publishing Company. As New in Near Fine dust jacket. 1972. 1st American Edition. Hardcover. Dust jacket has light creasing at extremities, slightly age-toned spine, no other defects, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread, As New. . Faith healers, the occult, Bridey Murphy, and more. Ah, the Sixties. A beautiful copy. . Frontiers of the unknown Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 224 pages. T5 .

$25.00

Mail Art Collection
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Mail Art Collection

By Kamijyo, Takahisa

Books Nippan. Fine. 1988. 1st Edition. Softcover. This is a softcover with heavy card covers and card wrappers, in perfect condition. No defects. . More than 500 examples of Japanese and English mail art -- that is, found postcard art, collected over a period of ten years. Author is a graphic designer. A beautiful copy of an unusual collection of ephemera. Text is in English and Japanese. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 152 pages. M7 .

$35.00

Footnotes:  A Collection of Pencil Pictures
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Footnotes: A Collection of Pencil Pictures

By Hull, Jim

Bloomington, IN. Bloomington, IN: Self Published. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1974. Softcover. This is a side-stapled softcover with illustrated white card covers that are slightly soiled. . Book contains 55 pages of b/w pencil sketches, most being quite elaborate and nearly all at least somewhat bizarre. Many involve the human foot. Scarce. . Drawings. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 54 pages. M7 .

$35.00

Werewolf: a Chrestomathy of Lycanthropy
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Werewolf: a Chrestomathy of Lycanthropy

By Pronzoni, Bill

New York. New York: Arbor House. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1979. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. No defects, jacket now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Book has no defects; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . An anthology of werewolf literature. Includes selections from Guy de Maupassant, Bram Stoker, H. H. Munro, and contemporary authors as well, 12 pieces in 198 pages plus a bibliography. The bright and attractive jacket shows a close-up of a furry fanged face. Would make a great gift. . Book Club Edition. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 198 pages. B5 .

$20.00