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Fine / Near Fine. 1st British Edition, 1st printing Pamuk, Orhan., Faber & Faber (London, UK), 1997, c1997, 1st British Edition, 1st printing, blue cloth (hard cover), fine with near fine dj (lightest wear at top edge), 296 pp, 8vo, ISBN: 0571178413, 'I read a book one day, and my whole life was changed', 'Osman, a young university student, becomes obsessed with a magical book that delves into the dangerous nature of love and self. He turns his back on home and family, abandons his studies, and ...
Fine/Near FIne. Dix, Drew., Drew Dix Publishing (AK), 2000, c2000, 1st Edition, 1st printing, cloth with gilt titles (hard cover), fine with near fine dj, 241 pp with glossary, tall 8vo, ISBN: 0970309600, warmly inscribed & SIGNED by the author; this is an association copy; one of the people rescued (and featured prominently in the narrative) is related to the previous owner. 'Dix led a small contingent of troops in a harrowing fifty-six hour rout of two Viet Cong battalions although ...
Near Fine / Near Fine. Near Fine / Near Fine Fforde, Jasper., Hodder & Stoughton (UK), 2002, c2002, 1st Edition, 1st printing, yellow cloth (hard cover), near fine with near fine dj (lightest edgewear), 372 pp, tall 8vo, boldly SIGNED 'Jasper' by the author, ISBN: 034082283X, 'Her adventures as a renowned Special Operative in literary detection have left Thursday Next yearning for a rest', Collectible signed copy.
Edition: 1st Edition
Publisher: Directorate of Naval Operations, New Delhi
Date published: 1989
Description: near fine with near fine dj. Directorate of Naval Operations., pub. by the Directorate of Naval Operations, Naval Headquarters, New Delhi, c1989, 1st Edition? , blue cloth with gilt titles (hard cover), near fine with near fine dj (see photo), 200 pp with appendices & chronology, extensive full color illus., small 4to, "Indians are the inheritors of seafaring traditions which go back to the dawn of history; the first publication that pictorially depicts the history of the Indian Navy; traces ... Read More
Edition: 1st Edition, 1st printing
Binding: hardcover with dustjacket
Publisher: Yale University Press, CT
Date published: 1998
Description: fine with very near fine dj. 'Leidy's achievements and the breadth of his scientific interests and knowledge were astonishing' Warren, Leonard., Yale University Press, 1998, c1998, 1st Edition, 1st printing, boards (hard cover), fine with very near fine dj, 303 pp with chronology, notes, bibliography & index, B&W photographic illus., tall 8vo, inscribed & SIGNED by the author, ISBN: 0300073593, 'Contemporaries of the modest and unassuming scientist Joseph Leidy (1823-91) revered him as the ... Read More
Edition: 1st Edition, 1st printing SIGNED
Binding: large format paperback
Publisher: Tapestry Press, Ltd., MA
Date published: 2004
Description: Near Fine, SIGNED. Near Fine Banks, Katherine Bell with Robert C. Hayden, Tapestry Press, Ltd. (MA), c2004, illus. soft cover (large format paperback), near fine, 83 pp with notes, bibliography & indices, extensive B&W photographic illus., small 4to, nicely inscribed & SIGNED by the late author Katherine Bell Banks (1912-2008), ISBN: 1568888686, 'Dr. Du Bois (1868-1963) was the premier forerunner of the early Civil Rights movement; I believe that I may be the oldest living person who knew him ... Read More
Description: Fine. Fine; Ltd. Edition Compton, Carl C., Anatolia College (Greece), 2008, c2008, New compilation edition limited to 2000 copies, illus. soft cover with French flaps (trade size paperback), fine, 277 pp with appendices, notes & index, B&W photographic & map illus., tall 8vo, ISBN: 9789609829304, 'Supplemented by Carl Compton's UNRRA Letters to his Wife Ruth', while working as Director of UNRRA operations in Thessaloniki, Greece (August 1944-September 1945); an eyewitness report of personal ... Read More
Edition: 2nd Edition, Revised
Binding: Trade size paperback
Publisher: Northeastern University Press
Date published: 1999
Description: Fine; signed copy. 'Fondly remembered today as the home of vaudeville and burlesque theaters' Kruh, David., Northeastern University Press, 1999, c1999, revised 2nd edition, 1st printing, illus. soft cover (trade size paperback), fine, 181 pp with bibliography, sources & index, B&W photographic & other illus., 8vo, inscribed, SIGNED & dated by the author, ISBN: 1555534104, 'Fondly remembered today as the home of vaudeville and burlesque theaters, tattoo parlors, hot dog stands, barrooms, and ... Read More
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Date published: 2002
Description: Reich, Steve; edited with intro by Paul Hillier., Oxford University Press, 2002, c2002, 1st Edition, 1st printing, boards (hard cover), fine with fine dj, 254 pp with bibliography & index, B&W music score & other illus., tall 8vo, ISBN: 0195111710, 'An indispensible glimpse into the mind of Steve Reich, one of the most significant composers of the late 20th century' Read More
Edition: 1st Edition, 1st printing inscribed & SIGNED
Binding: Hardcover with dust jacket
Publisher: Pocket Books (Simon & Schuster)
Date published: 2001
Description: Near fine / Near Fine. Near fine / Near fine Brown, Dan., Pocket Books (Simon & Schuster), 2001, c2001, 1st Edition, 1st printing, boards (hard cover), very near fine with near fine dj (some light wear to top edge), 374 pp, boldly inscribed & SIGNED by the author, tall 8vo, ISBN: 0671027379, 'A shocking scientific discovery. A deception of staggering brilliance. A political thriller unlike anything you've ever read', Matching Dan Brown book mark (with some light wear) is laid in. Becoming ... Read More
Edition: 4th printing
Binding: Hardcover with dustjacket
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Date published: 1998
Description: very good. Brown, Dan., St. Martin's Press, 1998, c1998, 1st Edition, 4th printing, boards (hard cover), very minor dampstain affecting bottom edge of text block (not throughout) o/w very good with very good+ dj, 371 pp, 8vo, ISBN: 031218087X, Nicely inscribed & SIGNED by the author: 'Mike-My friend Chuck thought you might enjoy this. Hoping So! Dan Brown', 'A lightning-paced thriller that U.S. intelligence analysts are calling 'utterly plausible', Signed copies of Brown's first book are ... Read More
Description: Kemprecos, Paul., St. Martin's Press 'Thomas Dunne Books', 1996, c1996, 1st Edition, 1st printing, blue cloth (hard cover), PO's blindstamp on ffep o/w very near fine with very near fine dj, 292 pp, 8vo, warmly inscribed, SIGNED & dated by the author, ISBN: 0312148526, 'An Aristotle 'Soc' Socarides Mystery' (fifth in series), 'The murder case seems open and shut until Cape Cod fisherman-diver-detective Socarides is asked to investigate', 'Shamus Award winner Kemprecos expertly captures the ... Read More