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Point of Origin

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 782

ISBN: 0399143947

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 356 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket, clean, tight and unmarked. Maroon cloth spine, gilt lettering, maroon boards. No tears or rubs, minute trace of shelfwear along bottom edges. Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta mystery. A killer uses fire to mask his crimes and Kay's Nemesis Carrie Grethen is involved. ISBN 0399143947. #782. View more info

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A Troubadour's Testament

By: Cowan, James.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Boston, Shambala: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 730

ISBN: 1570623392

Condition: Fine


8vo. 198 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, pristine condition. A magical journey through twelfth-century Provence in search of the spiritual power of perfect love. By the author of "A Mapmaker's Dream". ISBN 1570623392. #730. View more info

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Fountain Society

By: Craven, Wes

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Simon & Schuster Trade: 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 2154

ISBN: 0684846608

Condition: Fine


8vo. 350 pgs. Fine condition hardcover in Fine jacket, holographic cover art.This is the first edition of the author's first book, a medical suspense thriller woven around a plot to confer immortality on an elite group of government scientists. Wes Craven is also known for his work in the film industry, including A Nightmare on Elm Street and The Twilight Zone. ISBN 0684846608. #2154. View more info

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Louis Pasteur. The Man and His Theories.

By: Cuny, Hilaire

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Paul S. Eriksson, Inc.: 1966

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 1062

Condition: Very Good+


8vo. vi. 192 pgs. Very Good+ cloth hardcover in Very Good jacket. Cloth has slight rubbing to corners. Dust jacket exhibits overall light shelf wear, with light rubbing to paper at edges and corners. Otherwise, clean, sound and unmarked. The first sections of the book cover his nature, background and early career, followed by his more advanced contributions, the potentialites of his research and his last years. The remainder of the text is devoted to selected writings, notes, research topics, lectures and reflections, followed by a chronological outline of his life, a glossary, bibliography an... View more info

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The Farming of Bones.

By: Danticat, Edwidge

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Soho Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 2103

ISBN: 1569471266

Condition: Fine


8vo. 312 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Clean, unmarked. Set in the mid 1900's in the Dominican side of the Haitian border. A novel of love, barabarism, persecution and endurance. ISBN 1569471266. #2103. View more info

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A Treasury of Stephen Foster

By: Deems Taylor, John Tasker Howard, Ray Lev, Dorothy Berliner Commins [Stephen Foster]

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1946

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2521

Condition: Good to Very Good


222 pgs. Good to Very Good hardcover, green boards, red cloth spine. General wear to cloth and boards at edges and corners, lettering to spine somewhat faded, rubbing to paper edges and shallow scuffing of boards. Binding sound, internally clean and unmarked. Contents: Foreword by Deems Taylor, Stephen Collins Foster by John Tasker Howard, Open Thy Lattice Love, Oh! Boys Carry Me 'Long, Hard Times Come Again No More, Ellen Bayne, Oh! Susanna, Away Down Souf, Lou'siana Belle, Old Uncle Ned, My Brudder Gum, Nelly Was a Lady, Oh! Lemuel!, Camptown Races, Angelina Baker, Nelly Bly, Ring De Banjo, ... View more info

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Spy Line

By: Deighton, Len

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1989

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 771

ISBN: 0394551796

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 291 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Faint paper wrinkling to spine edges of dust jacket, jacket dated 12/89. Clean and bright throughout. Succeeds Spy Hook. British agent Bernard Samson is on the run from an arrest warrant issued by the Secret Servic naming him a traitor. ISBN 0394551796. #771. View more info

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Candle in the Dark. A Postcript to Despair.

By: Edman, Irwin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 346

Condition: Good to Very Good


88 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover, no jacket. Navy boards with blind stamp decorative front cover, tan spine, top edge of textblock is colored red. Internally clean, tight, unmarked. Exterior is has one light paint spot on front cover and a bump to edge of back cover affecting the edge of the last few pages. "First published November 1939" on copyright page. In a time of war and global turmoil, Edman's words are a clear flickering "Candle in the Dark", sharing the timeless darkness but offering glimpses of light and hope. Excerpt: "The crisis of civilization thr... View more info

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Cold Cold Heart. A Novel.

By: Elliott [J.C. Pollock]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 2498

ISBN: 0385313292

Condition: Fine


344 pgs. Sept. 1994 First Edition, first printing. Debut novel of James Elliott, pseudonym for author and screenwriter J.C. Pollock. Intricate procedural and psychological suspense novel starring former CIA agent Mike Culley reenlisted by the CIA to capture serial killer on a Virginia campus. Other titles written by Pollock under this pseudonym include: Nowhere to Hide (1997) and Endgame (2000). ISBN 0385313292. #2498. View more info

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Shake Well Before Using. Poems By Michael Erlanger.

By: Erlanger, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Athens, Georgia, The Delmar Company: 1985

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2015

Condition: Very Good+


8vo. 48 pgs. Very Good+ condition hardcover. Faint sunning to top of rear board, else near fine. One of 200 copies printed by Dwight Agner and bound by the Delmar Company in November 1985, on the occasion of the author's seventieth birthday, at the request of Mary Erlanger. Front endpaper is dated 12/7/85 and inscribed by the author "Dear-XXX, Dear-XXXX, I'm glad we're friends, All best, Michael" Author Michael Erlanger (1915-2002) was president of the Mark Twain Library in Redding CT.#2015. View more info

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Dead Man's Dance

By: Ferringo, Robert.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 495

ISBN: 0399140255

Condition: Near Fine


8vo.384 pgs. Near Fine hardbound in Very Good jacket. Very light general wear to gloss of dust jacket. Book clean and unmarked. Serial killing thriller set in southern California. ISBN 0399140255. #495. View more info

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Einstein and the Generations of Science

By: Feuer, Lewis S.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Basic Books, Inc.: 1974

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 631

ISBN: 0465018718

Condition: Very Good


8vo. ix. 374 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover in Very Good jacket. Brown cloth, blue lettering to spine and matching color to top of text block. Dust jacket has light rubbing to corners of spine, in protective cover. Black and white photographs. Contents include: The Social Roots of Einstein's Theory of Relativity, Social, Generational, and Philosopical Sources of Quantum Theory, Generational Movements and 'Scientific Revolutions', Conflict of Scientific Schools, Index. "In this absorbing intellectual history we come to know Einstein, Bohr, Heisenberg, de Broglie, and many others not as ... View more info

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Come to Grief

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, G.P.Putnam's Sons: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 124

ISBN: 039914000824

Condition: Fine


8vo. 307pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Red boards, purple with red lettering at spine. Clean, crisp, unmarked. Edgar Award for best mystery novel of the year. ISBN 0399140824. #124. View more info

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Comeback

By: Francis, Dick.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 494

ISBN: 0399136703

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 320 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Very Good jacket. Very light rubbing to top spine edge of jacket, else fine. Book is clean, unmarked. ISBN 0399136703. #494. View more info

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The Letters of Robert Frost to Louis Untermeyer. With Commentary By Louis Untermeyer.

By: Frost, Robert with Louis Untermeyer

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston Inc: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1903

Condition: Very Good


ix.388pgs. Very Good cloth hardcover in Very Good jacket. Cream-colored cloth with slight general age-darkening and smudginess. Internally pristine. Jacket has a scattering of small edge tears and rubs to the paper, original price intact. Tucked inside is a bookmark for the Episcopal Academy Festival of Books illustrated by Rick Kinscherf '63. The personal, insightful and sometimes blatantly candid letters of Robert Frost to his longtime friend Louis Untermeyer beginning in 1915 through to shortly before his death in 1961. #1903. View more info

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A Book of Blue Flowers.

By: Geneve, Robert

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Oregon, Timber Press: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2572

ISBN: 0881924873

Condition: Fine


8vo. 327 pgs. Fine hardcover in fine dust jacket. First Edition. The title says it all. A brilliant, clear feast of blues. Color photographs throughout. A preface is followed by "Is That really A Blue Flower?" which features color wheels and charts, descriptions of the Munston color system and it's attributes of hue, value and chroma. Following sections: What Is in a Name?, Family Relationships, Technical Aspects of Blue as a Flower Color, Use of Blue Flowers in the Garden, Blue Is for Flowers, Descriptions A_Z, Plants for Various Uses in the Landscape, Glossary, Bibliography and Index... View more info

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Flyaway. How a Wild Bird Rehabber Sought Adventure and Found Her Wings.

By: Gilbert, Suzie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2009

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 2442

Condition: Fine


340 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, As New condition, clean and unmarked first printing of first dition. Illustrated with finely detailed drawings by Laura Westlake. By the author of Hawk Hill. If you enjoy reading about wildlife rehabilitation and the dedicated rehabbers who make it possible, this well written personable and poignant chronicle will become a favorite. Jacket blurb: "Gilbert chronicles the years of her chaotic household-cum-bird-hospital with delightful wit...Often funny, sometimes painful, Gilbert's encounters with these beautiful creatures reveal profound truths not... View more info

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The Woody Iridaceae. Nivenia, Klattia & Witsenia. Systematics, Biology & Evolution.

By: Goldblatt, Peter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Oregon, Timber Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2552

ISBN: 0881922331

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. vi.139 pgs. Near Fine hardbound in Fine dust jacket. Very faint shelf rubbing to bottom edges, else fine. Illustrated throughout with water colors by Fay Anderson and line drawings by Margo Branch. Concise yet systematic study of these South African perennial irises. Contents include: preface, introduction, history, morphology, characteristics, phylogeny and evolution, geology, ecology and speciation, cultivation, Nivenia (species), Klattia (species), Wistenia (species), excluded species (Proteaceae), glossary, bibliography and index of scientific names. Author was recently awarded the ... View more info

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Walking the Labyrinth

By: Goldstein, Lisa

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Tor.: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 732

ISBN: 0312861753

Condition: Fine


8 vo. 254 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. A novel of contemporary magic realism. By the author of American Book Award Winner "The Red Magician". June 1996 first printing. ISBN 0312861753. #732. View more info

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Sacrifice of Isaac

By: Gordon, Neil

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Random House, NY. 1995. First Edition.: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 539

ISBN: 0679437045

Condition: Fine


8vo. 304 pgs.Fine hardcover in Very Good+ jacket. Dust jacket has small indented area from a former sticker in upper right front corner, otherwise fine. This author's first novel raises unsettling questions about Israeli righteousness and German guilt. ISBN 0679437045. #539. View more info