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Washington D.C., U.S. Government Printing Office, 1978, trade paperback, xiii-138 pp, edition not stated, no previous printings noted, Good+ condition in bright, pictorial card covers. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, small bumps to front cover, light corner bumps, light crease to rear cover. An exciting and moving account of how the American forces and several civilian agencies came together to effect the largest aerial evacuation in history. Authors: Thomas G. Tobin, Lt. Col. USAF, Arthur E. Laehr, Lt. Col. USAF, John F. Hilgenberg, Lt. Col. USAF. Profusely illustrated throughout with maps, drawings and reproductions of black-&-white photographs. Appended: Notes on the Authors, Index.

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Waste-Land Wanderings

Abbott, Charles C

  • Edition: First Edition, First Printing
  • Book condition: Fair/Poor
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New York, Harper & Brothers, 1887, hardcover, xi-312 pp, First Edition, First Printing, Fair condition, lacking dustjacket. Straight and firmly bound, name and date on front endpaper, boards and backstrip heavily spattered, spine-end and corner wear, crush tear to bottom of endpaper. The well-known author of Upland and Meadow, Primitive Industry, and A Naturalist's Rambles About Home presents a collection of observations while exploring areas of the North-Eastern United States in the last quarter of the 19th century. Most of the writings are concerned with nature including; Birds, Plants, Butterflies, Dragonflies, Ants, Fish, Mammals, Indian Traditions and Ancient Man. Gilt cover painting of sunset through bare trees. Index appended.

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Modern European Verse

Abse, Dannie (selected by)

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London UK, Vista Books, trade paperback, 1964, 48 pp, The Pocket Poets series, first printing in this format, Fair to Poor condition in colorful card covers. Straight, front hinge starting, light corner and spine-end bumps, poorly blotted out former price afects 6 pages although no text, original U.K. price visible on rear cover, sticker for American publisher on front cover verso. Contributors include; Brecht, C.P. Cavafy, Paul Celan, Zbigniew Herbert, Miguel Hernandez, Lorca, Itzik Manger, V.V. Mayakovsky, Pasternak, Prevert, Salvatore Quasimodo, Rilke, George Sferis, Anghelos Sikelianos, and Yevtushenko.

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Calgary AB, Touchwood Press, 2003, trade paperback, 83 pp, first edition, first printing, Signed and inscribed by the Author on the title page, Near Fine condition. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, slight corner bump. Adam's third collection of poetry.

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Glass Canyons

Adam, Ian (editor)

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Edmonton AB, NeWest Press, 1985, trade paperback, 190 pp, Very Good condition, Signed by the Editor on the title page. Straight, firmly bound and clean with no markings, covers starting to curl, light corner bumps, light rubs. A collection of the work of 29 writers on the City of Calgary as it enters it second century. Contributers include; John Ballem, Joan Clark, Ken Mitchell, W.O. Mitchell and Aritha van Herk.

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Sappers in the Persian Gulf

Adcock, W.H. Col.

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Bombay IN, Thacker & Co, 1952, hardcover, 175 pp, First Edition, First Printing, Good in Poor dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, spine-end and corner bumps, foxing to edges of textblock, slight dish to front cover. Dustjacket missing large chip at top of front panel, head of spine and top 1" of rear panel, other small chips, wear to folds, in new Brodart sleeve. An account of the work done in Iraq and Persia during WWII by the Electrical and Mechanical Sappers to provide the Russian Army with supplies of oil, water and electricity particularly in relation to the Battle of Stalingrad. Illustrated with 24 pages of black-&-white plates and a fold-out Diagramic Layout of Shaiba Filtration Plant, mapped endpapers. Appended: Notable Dates During the War, Glossary of Military Terms and Abbreviations, Index. Foreword by Field Marshal Lord Wilson of Libya.

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The Serpent's Bite

Adler, Warren

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New York, Stonehouse Press, 2012, hardcover, 311 pp, First Edition stated, First Printing by numberline, New. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, light corner and spine-end bumps, in new, unclipped dustjacket with original price. The acclaimed author of 'The War of the Roses' returns with a novel of an ill-advised trek through the Yellowstone wilderness that brings to light the true nature of the members of an alienated American family.

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Illuminate

Agresti, Aimee

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New York, Harcourt, 2012, hardcover, 514 pp, First Edition, First Printing by numberline, New. Straight, tight and clean with no wear or markings. Dustjacket unclipped with original price, in new Brodart sleeve. A suburban high school student takes on a prestigious internship in the big city and uncovers a diabolical supernatural plot that she must defuse before it destroys her friends.

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Provo UT, New World Archaeological Foundation/Brigham Young University, 1969, trade paperback, x-62 pp, edition not stated, no previous printings noted, Very Good in plain gray card covers. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, bottom corner bumped. A report representing the results of seven weeks of archaeological investigation at the inland site on the La Venta River in the state of Chiapas, Mexico during the Spring of 1966. Profusely illustrated throughout with black-&-white photos, sketches, maps, plan views, and statistical tables. Appended list of References.

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Enclave

Aguirre, Ann

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New York, Square Fish, 2012, trade paperback, 259 pp, First paperback edition, First Printing by numberline, Signed by the Author on the title page, New. Straight, tight and clean with no wear or markings in glossy, embossed, card covers. A young huntress and her mysterious partner are exiled from their enclave and forced to face dangers and feelings unlike any they have ever known.

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The Cockatrice Boys

Aiken, Joan

  • Edition: First U.S. Edition, First Printing by numberline
  • Book condition: Near Fine
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New York, Tom Doherty Associates, 1996, hardcover, 221 pp, First U.S. Edition, First Printing by numberline, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Signed by the Author on the title page. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, light bump to head of spine. Dustjacket unclipped bearing original price in new Brodart sleeve. The legendary author of The Wolves of Willoughby Chase and more than 90 other books for children and adults returns with her first adult fantasy novel as an intrepid band of Brits attempt a perilous passage through monster-ridden England to bring much-needed vegetables to Manchester. Illustrated throughout with full page drawings by Jason Van Hollander.

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  • Edition: First Edition, First Printing
  • Book condition: Fair
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London, Jonathan Cape, 1962, hardcover, 159 pp, First Edition, First Printing, Fair condition, lacking dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, wear to head and heel of spine, light bumps and scuffs to boards. The first book in the author's twelve-book, fictional history, 'Wolves' series. Illustrated from drawings by Pat Marriott.

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Eliza's Daughter

Aiken, Joan

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New York, St. Martin's Press, 1994, hardcover, first American edition stated, first printing, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket, Signed by the Author on the title page. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, light spine end bumps one edge bump. Dustjacket unclipped with original price, light edge nicks. in new Brodart sleeve.

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Up the Chimney Down

Aiken, Joan

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London UK, Jonathan Cape, 1984, hardcover, first edition, Signed by the Author on the title page, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, light spine bumps. Dustjacket unclipped with original price, one corner nicked, in new Brodart sleeve. This collection of 14 stories by this prolific children's author range from the macabre to the hilarious, from fairy tale to technology and in location from New York's Washington Square to that ancient, rather wild part of London, Rumbury Town.

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  • Edition: First Edition, First Printing
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London, Jonathan Cape, 1977, hardcover, 223 pp, First Edition, First Printing, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no wear or markings. Dustjacket price-clipped by publisher and price sticker added, in new Brodart sleeve. The late master of children's fantasy writing brings us a collection of twelve tales of magic, mystery, and miraculous surprise. Illustrated throughout with drawings by Pat Marriott.

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The Shadow Guests

Aiken, Joan

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New York, Delacorte Press, 1980, hardcover, 150 pp, First U.S. Edition, First Printing stated, Signed by the Author on the title page, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no wear or markings, slight spine-end touches. Dustjacket unclipped bearing original price. The popular and prolific author of more than one hundred books for both children and adults presents the story of a young boy who arrives at his cousin's house in England totally unprepared for the supernatural furor his presence unleashes.

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Arabel and Mortimer

Aiken, Joan

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London UK, BBC/Jonathan Cape, 1980, hardcover, first edition of this collection, first printing, Very Good in Very Good dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, light corner and spine end bumps. Dustjacket unclipped with original price, light edge nicks, bumps, short closed edge tear, in new Brodart sleeve. Three tales featuring Arabel Jones and her pet raven in 'Mortimer's Tie, The Spiral Stair, Mortimer and the Sword Excaliber' as read by Bernard Cribbins on the BBC children's programme Jackanory. Illustrations by Quentin Blake.

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The Skin Spinners

Aiken, Joan

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New York NY, Viking, 1976, hardcover, first edition stated, first printing by numberline, Good+ in Good+ dustjacket, Signed and inscribed by the Author. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, light corner and spine end bumps, boards show fading at edges, some light signs of erasure on ffep. Dustjacket unclipped with original price, light edge nicks, tiny chips, fading to edges, in new Brodart sleeve." Here are half a hundred inimitable webs of words, spun out with an air of quiet terror and cozy humor. And sitting beside the poet, Ken Rinciari takes up his pen to interpret Aiken's wizardry with just the right amount of scare and imagination."

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Street

Aiken, Joan

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New York NY, Viking Press, 1978, hardcover, first edition stated, first printing by numberline, Very Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no wear or markings, slight bump to head of spine. Dustjacket unclipped with original price, slight nicks to spine-ends and corners, in new Brodart sleeve. A play for children with music by Aiken's son John Sebastian Brown. Two young lovers pine for each other across a dangerous superhighway in this spoof of the absurdities of progress. Musical score included, silver-stamped boards, full-page illustrations by Arvis Stewart.

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Mortimer's Cross

Aiken, Joan

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New York NY, Harper & Row, 1983, hardcover, 154 pp, first American edition stated, first printing by numberline, Signed and inscribed by the Author on the title page, Very Good in Very Good dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, corner and spine-end bumps. Dustjacket unclipped with original price, slight edge nicks, short closed edge tear to front flap fold, in new Brodart sleeve. Three further adventures of Arabel and her pet raven Mortimer, include 'The Mystery of Mr. Jones's Disappearing Taxi', 'Mortimer's Cross' and 'Mortimer's Portrait on Glass'. Illustrated throughout with drawings by Quentin Blake.

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