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The Valley of Sapphires
LINDSAY, Mayne

Illustrated by G. Montbard, et al. London: Ward, Lock, [1899]. 12mo. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt. 1st edition. Minor wear at extremities; else very good. [102121] (show more)

Price: $100.00

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The Strange Adventures of Captain Quinton: Being a Truthful Record of the Experiences and Escapes of Robert Quinton during His Life among the Cannibals of the South Seas as Set down by Himself
QUINTON, Robert

New York: Christian Herald, (1912). 8vo. Green pictorial cloth, stamped in black & white. 486 p. + ads. 1st edition. About fine. [102120] (show more)

Price: $30.00

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The Book of All-Power
WALLACE, Edgar

London & Melbourne: Ward, Locke, n.d. 8vo. Pictorial wraps. 126 p. Wear at top & base of spine, leaves browning; else very good. [102119] (show more)

Price: $25.00

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EVERGREEN REVIEW

Vol. 1, No. 1 (1957). Very good. [102118] (show more)

Price: $22.50

First issue of this famous literary magazine edited in New York by Barney Rosset. This issue contains material by Samuel Beckett, Henri Michaux, Jean-Paul Sartre, James Purdy, et al.

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Typescripts of two short stories, "The Homicidal Hiccup" and "There Hangs Death!" with a short note dated November 2, 1985 to Herb [Yellin] on MacDonald's note paper which he has SIGNED John D
MacDONALD, John D

Fine. [102117] (show more)

Price: $225.00

"The Homicidal Hiccup" appeared in "Detective Tales," June, 1948. "There Hangs Death!" was published in "This Week," February 20, 1955. In his note MacDonald says that he signed every sheet but these particular sheets are unsigned.

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ALs written on an Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine letterhead to bookseller Rik Thompson. Also included is the retained carbon of Thompson's typed reply as well as Dannay's original mailing envelope
DANNAY, Frederic

Fine. [102116] (show more)

Price: $75.00

Dannay inquires about the identity of "reliable sources" cited by Thompson in an Ellery Queen entry in his latest detective fiction catalogue. Thompson responds in some detail.

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Hallawell's for Your Garden 1937
HALLAWELL SEED COMPANY

Illustrated with b/w photos. San Francisco: Hallawell Seed Company, 1937. Small 4to. Wraps. 96 p. Last three leaves wrinkled; else very good. [102115] (show more)

Price: $15.00

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Orson Welles
McBRIDE, Joseph

Illustrated with b/w photos. New York: Viking Press, (1972). 12mo. Black cloth, stamped in silver. 192 p. 1st American edition. Fine in near fine d.w. [102114] (show more)

Price: $37.50

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Loveliest of Friends
DONISTHORPE, G. Sheila

Illustrated with decorations by Steele Savage. New York: Arco Publishing Company, (1952). 8vo. Boards. 241 p. Grier p. 38 (A***). A bit of staining at fore edge; else a very good, bright copy in a lightly worn d.w. [102113] (show more)

Price: $25.00

Lesbian novel.

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Pharais: A Romance of the Isles
MACLEOD, Fiona (pseudonym of William Sharp)

Chicago: Stone & Kimball, 1895. 16mo. Pale green pictorial cloth, stamped in darker green, gray & gilt. xi, 144 p. + 13 pages of ads. 1st American edition. Kramer 61. Bleiler p. 131. Reginald 09505. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper, Kramer nos. pencilled on ads, some cover soiling, especially at spine; else very good. [102112] (show more)

Price: $75.00

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Notes on Energy Balancing at the Polarity Health Institute
THE POLARITY HEALTH INSTITUTE

Fall River Mills, Calif.: The Polarity Health Institute, (1977). 8vo. Wraps. [30] p. 2nd printing. Very good. [102111] (show more)

Price: $12.50

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Sing for America
WHEELER, Opal

With b/w & color illustrations, many full-page, by Gustaf Tenggren. New York: Dutton, (1944). 4to. Cloth-backed pictorial boards. 127 p. 1st edition. A bit of wear at extremities; else about fine. [102110] (show more)

Price: $15.00

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Burning Desire: The Jimi Hendrix Experience through the Lens of Ed Caraeff
CARAEFF, Ed

Illustrated with with b/w & color photos. London & Woodbridge, Suffolk: Iconic Images / ACC Editions, 2017. 4to. Pictorial boards. 196 p. As new (still in shrinkwrap). [102109] (show more)

Price: $17.50

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Neti, Neti (Not This, Not That)
BECKETT, L. C

London: John M. Watkins, 1959. 12mo. Black cloth, stamped in gilt. 112 p. 2nd printing. Minor wear at extremities; else very good. [102108] (show more)

Price: $45.00

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The Life and Games of Mikhail Tal
TAL, Mikhail

New York: RHM Press, (1976). Small 8vo. Boards. 519 p. 1st edition. Bookplate; else fine in near fine d.w. [102107] (show more)

Price: $25.00

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Speller for Elementary Schools, Books I & II
FERNALD, Grace M

Sacramento: California State Printing Office, 1918. Two volumes. 12mo. Wraps. 34 + 59 p. California Department of Public Instruction stamps on cover of Book I & on first leaf of Book II; else very good. [102106] (show more)

Price: $25.00

Book I is designed for 2nd thru 4th grades, Book II is for 5th thru 7th grades.

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Pesn' o Chili / Song of Child / Canto a Chile
GLAZUNOV, Il'ia Sergeevich

Moscow: Novosti Press Agency Publishing House, 1975. 8vo. Wraps. [102] p. Mended with tape at spine; else very good. [102105] (show more)

Price: $25.00

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The Astonishing History of Troy Town
Q (pseudonym of Arthur Quiller-Couch)

London: Cassell, 1888. 12mo. Brown pictorial cloth, stamped in black & gilt. 308 p. + ads dated 7/1888. 1st edition. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper, spine leaning a bit, minor wear at extremities, upper corners bumped; else very good. [102104] (show more)

Price: $35.00

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Tanzsprache und Orientierung der Bienen
FRISCH, Dr. Karl von

Mit 452 textabbildungen. Berlin, Heidelberg & New York: Springer-Verlag, 1965. Small 4to. Beige cloth, stamped in blue. vii, 578 + folding chart in pocket at rear. 1st edition. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper; else very good. [102103] (show more)

Price: $32.50

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Death Stops the Manuscript: Franklin Russell's First Case
BAKER, Richard M

Introduction by S. S. Van Dine. New York: Scribner's, 1936. 8vo. Blue cloth, stamped in dark blue. 333 p. 1st edition. Small spot on front cover, wear at extremities; else very good. [102102] (show more)

Price: $37.50

Bibliomystery.

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Robert Tannenbaum Publications 1939-77
TANNENBAUM, Robert

[Berkeley]: Self-published, ca. 1977. Two volumes. Small 4to. Black cloth, stamped in gilt. Paginated variously. Scattered foxing; else very good. [102101] (show more)

Price: $150.00

Contains 58 pamphlets & offprints by Tannenbaum + title pages & tables of contents reproduced from typsecript. About 1/3 of the individual items are Xerox copies.

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America Look at Spain
HART, Merwin K

New York: P. J. Kenedy & Sons, 1939. 8vo. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt. xviii, 253 p. + appendix. 1st edition. INSCRIBED & SIGNED. Very good in worn d.w. which is heavily chipped on rear panel. [102100] (show more)

Price: $25.00

Pro-Franco tract written at the end of the Spanish Civil War. In "Under Cover" John Roy Carlson describes Hart's right-wing & pro-Falangist activities in some detail. He was a relative of Edmund Wilson who refers to him in his book "Upstate" with some distaste.

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THE BOOK COLLECTOR

Vol. 1, No. 1 (Spring, 1952) - Vol. 25, No. 4 (Winter, 1976). A few minor condition problems but mostly fine condition. [102099] (show more)

Price: $495.00

Run of the first 100 issues. Also includes the separately-published indices to the magazine for 1956-1959 & 1960-1975 + various prospectuses, subscription forms, notices & other related ephemera. Extra shipping for this lot.

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Voyage to the Red Planet
BISSON, Terry

New York: Morrow, (1990). 8vo. Wraps. 224 p. Uncorrected proofs. INSCRIBED & SIGNED. Fine. [102098] (show more)

Price: $25.00

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Surfboard
SHAW, Stephen M

Illustrated with b/w photos & drawings. La Mesa, Calif.: Transmedia, 1981. 4to. Wraps. 64 p. 1st edition. Some cover wear, diagonal crease at lower corner of front cover; else very good. [102097] (show more)

Price: $75.00

With many pages of hand printed & hand written notes on surfboard construction laid in.

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Den Moderne Hvalfangsts Historie, Opprinnelse og Utivkling, Første Bind: Finnmarksfangstens Historie 1864-1905; Annet Bind: Verdensfangsten 1883-1924, Del I 1883-1914; Tredje Bind: Verdensfangsten 1883-1924, Del II 1914-1924: Den Pelagiske Fangst 1924-193
JOHNSEN, Arne Odd & Joh. N. Tønnessen

Illustrated with b/w photos. Sandefjord: Utgitt av Norges Hvalfangstforbund, 1959-1970. Four volumes. Leather-backed pictorial cloth. 4to. 710 + xv, 618 + xi, 646 + xii, 696 p. 1st editions. A bit of spotting on covers; else fine in dust wrappers which are moderately worn except for volume one which is in well worn, separated at the spine and with a chunk of the spine missing. [102096] (show more)

Price: $135.00

Extra shipping for this massive set.

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The Tadpole of an Archangel, The Petrified Eye and Other Naval Stories
DRURY, Major W. P

London: Chapman & Hall, 1904. 8vo. Red pictorial cloth, stamped in black. 269 p. + ads. 1st printing of this compilation. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper, scattered foxing; else very good. [102095] (show more)

Price: $30.00

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The Goddess of Atvatabar
BRADSHAW, William R

"Profusely illustrated" in black & white. New York: J. F. Douthitt, 1892. 8vo. Green pictorial cloth, stamped in red & gilt, bevelled edges. 318 p. 1st edition, later state of the binding. Bleiler p. 29. 333 p. 13. Reginald 01810. Locke I, p. 39. Teitler Collection p. 26. Bleiler Guide 270. Bleiler, Sci-Fi: The Early Years 255. Previous owner's name stamp on front paste-down, some wear at edges & spine; else very good. [102094] (show more)

Price: $200.00

Hollow earth lost race novel.

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The Plate of Pewter
RITCHIE, Ward, David Magee, George L. Harding, Joe Goose [Lawrence Clark Powell] and W. W. Robinson

[Los Angeles]: Caroline Anderson, Joseph Simon & Ward Ritchie at Their Press for Members of the Roxburghe & Zamorano Clubs, [195. 8vo. Wraps. [12] p. Fine. [102093] (show more)

Price: $17.50

"This is the history of the 'Plate of Pewter' as remembered and recorded in the years of its rediscovery, 1953-1954".

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Guide on the Ruins of Clonmacnois
MOLLOY, Brendan

Illustrated with b/w photos. [Athlone]: The Athlone Printing Works Co. Ltd., 1939. 12mo. Wraps. 21 p. + ads. Very good. [102092] (show more)

Price: $17.50

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The Irish Christian Brothers: A Short History of the Founder and the Institute
(IRISH CHRISTIAN BROTHERS)

Illustrated with photos. Belfast & Derry: The Catholic Book Company, ca. 1927. Small 4to. Wraps [34] p. "A very limited number for Sale". Staples rusty; else very good. [102091] (show more)

Price: $30.00

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Wicklow Parish 1844-1944: A History of the Development of the Present Catholic Parish with an Account of Various Religious Foundations of Mediæval Times
CLARKE, Rev. Michael

Illustrated with b/w photos. Wexford, County Wexford: John English & Co., (1944). 8vo. Wraps. 55 p. 1st edition. Former folklore department library copy, with a couple of stamps & plates; else very good. [102090] (show more)

Price: $25.00

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Graignamanagh Abbey: With Some Account of the Ancient Churches, Castles, and Other Local Antiquities, Compiled from Authentic Sources
O'LEARY, Patrick, William & John

Graig-na-Managh: Self-published, 1924. 12mo. Wraps. 32 p. + folding plate. SIGNED by John O'Leary. About fine. [102089] (show more)

Price: $25.00

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The Convict Ships 1787-1868
BATESON, Charles

Illustrated with b/w photos. Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., Publishers, (1969). 8vo. Green cloth, stamped in gilt. xi, 421 p. 2nd edition. Fine in lightly worn d.w. [102088] (show more)

Price: $40.00

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How to Abandon Ship
RICHARDS, Phil and John J. Banigan

Illustrated with b/w photos. New York: Cornell Maritime Press, 1942. 16mo. Blue cloth, stamped in red. 152 p. 1st edition. Fine in d.w. which is near fine save for a couple of tiny chips at edges & a tiny spot on front panel. [102087] (show more)

Price: $37.50

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La Defense Siciliana
PALACIO, Carlos A., recopilada, ordenada, traducida y revisada por

La Habana: Ediciones Deportivas, 1973) . 8vo. Wraps. 558 p. Segunda edición, corregida, aumentada y actualizada. Some cover wear; else very good. [102086] (show more)

Price: $40.00

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Robert Minor, Artist and Crusader: An Informal Biography
NORTH, Joseph

Illustrated with b/w photos & cartoons. New York: International Publishers, (1956). 8vo. Wraps. 284 p. 1st edition, paperback issue. Seidman N176. Very good. [102085] (show more)

Price: $30.00

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Index to the History of the CPSU (B)
COMMUNIST PARTY OF ALAMEDA COUNTY

Oakland: Workers School, 1942. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. Stapled mimeographed sheets. 43 p. Very good. [102084] (show more)

Price: $45.00

"The index was prepared by a Berkeley comrade in collaboration with the Educational Director of the Communist Party of Alameda County" - the foreword.

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Laryngeals and the Indo-European Verb
PUHVEL, Jaan

Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1960. Small 4to. Wraps. 79 p. University of California Publications in Linguistics Volume 21. 1st edition. Previous owner's name on front cover; else very good. [102083] (show more)

Price: $17.50

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Todtmoos: Creative Writings of Stanley Keleman
KELEMAN, Stanley

San Francisco: Lodestar Press, (1973). 8vo. Wraps. [44] p. 2nd edition. Fine. [102082] (show more)

Price: $15.00

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The 3rd Party Challenge to the Party System
LAPIN, Adam

Illustrated by A[nton] Refregier. San Francisco: The Daily People's World, (1947). 8vo. Wraps. 31 p. Seidman L90. Very good. [102081] (show more)

Price: $25.00

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Life & Deeds of Uncle Sam: A Little History for Big Children
AMERINGER, Oscar

Oklahoma City: The American Guardian, (1938). 8vo. Wraps. 79 p. Very good. [102080] (show more)

Price: $17.50

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Ich Reiste wie ein Buschmann: (Zum Leben und Wirken des Australienforschers Erhard Eylmann - Life and Scientific Work of the Pioneer of Australian Culture Erhard Eylmann)
SCHRÖDER, Wilfred

New York & London: Johnson Reprint Company, 2002. 8vo. Wraps. 273 p. Fine. [102079] (show more)

Price: $25.00

Reprint of the 1908 edition.

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Walkara, Hawk of the Mountains
BAILEY, Paul

With b/w illustrations. Los Angeles: Westernlore Press, (1954). 8vo. Burgundy cloth, stamped in gilt & blind. 185 p. Westernlore Great West & Indian Series II. 1st edition. Fine in fine d.w. [102078] (show more)

Price: $22.50

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Apaches & Longhorns: The Reminiscences of Will C. Barnes
BARNES, Will C

Edited & with an introduction by Frank C. Lockwood. With a decoration by Cas Duchow. Los Angeles: Ward Ritchie Press, 1941. 8vo. Beige cloth, stamped in broan & black. xxiii, 210 p. 1st edition. Very good. [102077] (show more)

Price: $22.50

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Death in the Blue Lake
BORGE, Bernhard

Translated by John Coomb. London: Macdonald, (1961). 12mo. Black cloth, stamped in yellow. 207 p. 1st edition in English. Foxing at edges; else fine in lightly worn, price clipped d.w. with a small chip at bottom edge of rear panel. [102076] (show more)

Price: $45.00

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Latest Rage the Big Drum: Dada and Surrealist Performance
MELZER, Annabelle

Illustrated with b/w photos. Ann Arbor, Mich.: UMI Research Press, (1980). 8vo. Brown cloth, stamped in white. xviii, 272 p. Studies in the Fine Arts: The Avant-Garde, No. 7. 1st edition. Very good. [102075] (show more)

Price: $27.50

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Essay on the True Art of Playing Keyboard Instruments
BACH, Carl Philipp Emanuel

Translated & edited by William J. Mitchell. New York: Norton, (© 1949). 8vo. Black cloth, stamped in red & gilt. xiii, 449 p. 6th printing. Fine in d.w. with light edgewear & a short tear at top edge of front panel. [102074] (show more)

Price: $30.00

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In Albert Schweitzer's Realms: A Symposium
ROBACK, A. A., ed

Illustrated with b/w photos. Cambridge, Mass.: Sci-Art Publishers, (1962). 8vo. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt. 508 p. 1st edition. No. 165 of 1000 copies. About fine. [102073] (show more)

Price: $17.50

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Francis Drake's Visit to California 1579 and His Plate of Brass (cover title)
FARQUHAR, Francis P

With facsimile of the plate affixed to the verso of front cover. San Francisco: California Historical Society, 1961. 6 1/2 x 10 in. Four-page leaflet. Very good. [102072] (show more)

Price: $15.00

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