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1) Joe the Engineer [*SIGNED*]
Wachtel, Chuck
  Joe the Engineer [*SIGNED*]
London/New York: Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd. Very Good in Very Good dj. 1985 (c.1983). 1st U.K. ed. Hardcover. [corners bumped, otherwise nice and clean, except for a gray stain of undetermined origin along the rear gutter (interior binding); jacket somewhat rubbed, mild wear/wrinkling along top edge, 1/2" tear at top right edge of front panel, a couple of diagonal creases in front flap]. Uncommon British edition of the author's highly-regarded first novel, SIGNED and dated (July 31, 1987) b ... more information

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$50.00
2) Joe the Engineer
Wachtel, Chuck
  Joe the Engineer
New York: William Morrow & Co.. Very Good in Very Good- dj. 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. 0-688-01548-4 . [ex-library, minimally marked as such (just a "discard" stamp on the rear fep) but with other traces, notably large glue stains on both pastedowns (and bleeding through both jacket flaps), the single letter "F" on the ffep, and a tiny scar on the rear fep (from removal of some sort of label, I presume); the jacket itself, aside from the aforementioned glue stains, is quite ... more information

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$20.00
3) Broken Rhythm
Wagner, Dorothy
  Broken Rhythm
Philadelphia/New York: J. B. Lippincott Company. Very Good+. (c.1938). First Edition. Hardcover. (no dust jacket) [tight clean copy, mild shelfwear to bottom edge]. Rather scarce novel, illuminating a "daring" theme that was "completely new to fiction" -- i.e., artificial insemination. "Cindy Gaylord was in her second year of college when tragedy broke the rhythm of her young life. She was beautiful and rich, but neither of these assets was of help to her when her father was ... more information

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$60.00
4) The Asphalt Campus: Monotremata of the Academe
Wagner, Geoffrey
  The Asphalt Campus: Monotremata of the Academe
New York/London: The Macmillan Company. Very Good+ in Very Good dj. (c.1963). First Edition. Hardcover. NOISBN . (price-clipped, although price remains visible) [good sound copy, moderate shelfwear to bottom edge; jacket shows some wear at spine ends, one-inch diagonal closed tear at top left corner of front panel, with associated wrinkling/creasing across top edge of front panel, also small closed tears at both top corners of rear panel]. Scarce novel set on the campus of the fictional "Lincoln ... more information

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$100.00
5) Pieces of My Heart: An Autobiography [*SIGNED*]
Wagner, Robert J., with Scott Eyman
  Pieces of My Heart: An Autobiography [*SIGNED*]
New York: Harper Entertainment. Fine in Near Fine dj. (c.2008). 3rd printing. Hardcover. [nice tight copy, apparently unread, with no discernible wear; jacket is similarly nice, blemished only by a tiny puncture-tear at the left edge of the front panel near the top, and some very minor edgewear along the top edge]. (B&W and color photographs) INSCRIBED fulsomely and SIGNED by the author on the half-title page: "For my friend ____ -- / with my best regards / yours -- always / Robert Wagner / R ... more information

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$40.00
6) A Gift for Miss Milo [*SIGNED*]
Wahl, Jan; illustrated by Jeff Grove
  A Gift for Miss Milo [*SIGNED*]
Berkeley CA: Ten Speed Press. Fine in Fine dj. (c.1990). First Edition. Hardcover. 0-89815-339-5 . [as new]. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author opposite the half-title page. "Jan Wahl has created yet another inimitable story. Here is a mystic and entrancing tale of a lost love, as told by a sweetly serious little girl of yesteryear. Young and old will be charmed by it." -- Else Homelund Minarik,author of the Little Bear books. Signed by Author .

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7) The Thirty-first Floor
Wahloo, Peter (translated from the Swedish by Joan Tate)
  The Thirty-first Floor
New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Good+ dj. 1967. 1st U.S. edition. Hardcover. [moderate shelfwear, spine slightly turned; DJ heavily worn along fore-edge of both covers, a few small tears, mild soiling]. "A terrifying novel of a nation demoralized the a publishing empire." .

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$12.00
8) Pool of Tears
Wainwright, John
  Pool of Tears
New York: St. Martin's Press. Near Fine in Very Good+ dj. 1977. 1st U.S. edition. Hardcover. [very mild wear to bottom of book; jacket rubbed but still clean and attractive, a couple of small edge-tears in rear panel]. .

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$15.00
9) Wajda Films [two-volume set, in slipcase]
{Wajda, Andrzej} Kosinska, Barbara, ed.
  Wajda Films [two-volume set, in slipcase]
Warsaw (Poland): Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe. Fine. (c.1996). 1st Edition (English version). Hardcover. (two volumes without dustjackets (as issued), in cardboard slipcase) [books are in perfect condition; the slipcase very close to it, with just slight bumping to one corner (the set was in the original shrinkwrap when received by us, which was removed only to permit proper cataloguing)]. (B&W and color photographs, sketches) Beautifully-produced two-volume survey of the ouevre of the great ... more information

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$300.00
10) The Cloistered Elite: A Sociological Analysis of the English Public Boarding School
Wakeford, John
  The Cloistered Elite: A Sociological Analysis of the English Public  Boarding School
New York: Frederick A. Praeger. Near Fine in Very Good+ dj. 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. [nice tight copy, no significant wear, very faint red stain to bottom page edges, small sticky spot on half-title page; jacket lightly soiled, minor edgewear, horizontal scrape mark near bottom of front panel]. "In his sociological analysis of the social structure and dynamics of life inside these schools, [the author] demonstrates that, contrary to the expectations of their parents and teachers, pupils ad ... more information

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$15.00
11) Hollywood Adventures: The Gregory Walcott Story [with accompanying letter from author]
Walcott, Gregory
  Hollywood Adventures: The Gregory Walcott Story [with accompanying letter  from author]
Wilson NC: The Wilson Daily Times. Fine in Fine dj. (c.2003). First Edition. Hardcover. [both book and jacket are as-new, with no discernible wear or blemishes]. (B&W photographs) Anecdotal memoir by a veteran movie and TV character actor, whose claim to cinematic immortality rests on his starring role in Ed Wood's PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE, legendarily "the worst film ever made." Walcott devotes a chapter -- a whole four pages! -- to the making of PLAN 9, which doesn't sound like m ... more information

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$50.00
12) The Naked City: A Screenplay
Wald, Malvin, and Albert Maltz (ed. by Matthew J. Bruccoli)
  The Naked City: A Screenplay
Carbondale/Edwardsville IL: Southern Illinois University Press. Fine in Very Good+ dj. (c.1979). First Edition. Hardcover. 0-8093-0910-6 . (price-clipped) [book is as-new, no discernible wear; jacket slightly bumped at top front corner, otherwise flawless, downgraded from Near Fine only because of the price-clipping]. (Screenplay Library) Series (B&W photographs) Screenplay for the 1948 film, with an lengthy afterword by screenwriter Wald, in which he discusses the genesis, writing and production ... more information

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$20.00
13) My Steve Sax Connection: How a Hero Led an Abused Boy to Manhood
Waldman, Alan Bennett
  My Steve Sax Connection: How a Hero Led an Abused Boy to Manhood
Encino CA: Astor Street Publishing Corporation. Near Fine. (c.1990). 1st (unstated). Softcover. 0962629812 . [bright and tight, appears unread; as-new but for minor bumping here and there at edges]. Trade PB "This is the intimate story of a psychologically abused boy, who fulfilled his dream of writing his book to Steve Sax, his favorite major league baseball player. By envisioning his favorite player as his big brother, he promoted a positive identification, which helped him free his soul from h ... more information

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$15.00
14) Scenes Unseen: Unreleased and Uncompleted Films from the World's Master Filmmakers, 1912-1990
Waldman, Harry
  Scenes Unseen: Unreleased and Uncompleted Films from the World's Master  Filmmakers, 1912-1990
Jefferson NC/London: McFarland & Company, Inc.. Near Fine. (c.1991). First Edition. Hardcover. 0-89950-601-1 . (no dust jacket, as issued) [lovely copy with no discernible wear; would be Fine but for previous owner's inked initials at top of ffep]. (B&W photographs) Examines the uncompleted or unreleased projects of 64 filmmakers, from the famous (Alfred Hitchcock, Charles Chaplin, John Ford, Orson Welles) to the more obscure (Gaston Modot, Laszlo Ranody, Wolfgang Staudte). You'll fin ... more information

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$25.00
15) The Land is Large
Waldman, Emerson
  The Land is Large
New York/Toronto: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.. Fair. (c.1938). First Edition. Hardcover. (no dust jacket) [a decent reading/reference copy only, solidly bound but with a big stain surrounding the base of the spine, and some fading to the spine; vintage bookseller's rubber stamp (Bertrand Smith Acres of Books, Long Beach, Calif.) on front pastedown]. Uncommon novel, "a selection of The Discoverers," about a struggling Russian-Jewish immigrant on New York's Lower East Side, and later i ... more information

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$35.00
16) Paramount in Paris: 300 Films Produced at the Joinville Studios, 1930-1933, with Credits and Biographies
Waldman, Harry
  Paramount in Paris: 300 Films Produced at the Joinville Studios,  1930-1933, with Credits and Biographies
Lanham MD/London: The Scarecrow Press, Inc.. Near Fine. 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. 0-8108-3431-6 . (no dust jacket, as issued) [faint soiling to front cover, otherwise virtually as new with no discernible wear]. A history of this French facility, which turned out foreign-language versions of Paramount's films for European distribution. The text is arranged into chapters discussing the films by nationality: French, Spanish, Swedish, German, Italian, Polish, Czech, Portuguese, Hungarian, Dutch, ... more information

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$50.00
17) The Disinherited
Waldman, Milton
  The Disinherited
London/New York/Toronto: Longmans, Green and Co.. Fair. 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. (no dust jacket) [a reading/reference copy only; a well-worn book, hinges cracked but holding, slight exposure of boards at several corners, some staining to the first few pages; an ex-library book (rental library?), with the jacket blurb affixed to the front pastedown, the remnants of a removed circulation label on the front endpaper, and a pocket with circulation card on the rear pastedown]. Novel about a middle- ... more information

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$20.00
18) Spatanga Flat [*SIGNED*]
Waldrop, James
  Spatanga Flat [*SIGNED*]
Dallas TX: Royal Publishing Company. Near Fine in Very Good+ dj. (c.1966). First Edition. Hardcover. [nice clean copy, extremely light wear at base of spine; jacket shows mild edgewear, a little browning along spine]. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author at the top of the ffep, below which the book's previous owner has added his signature; laid in is a copy of a pre-publication promotional flyer for the book. First (and possibly only) novel by this Texas native (born in Brice, resident of Pampa) wh ... more information

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$40.00
19) The P&L Book: Advertisements and Instructions by the Petrie-Lewis Manufacturing Company of New Haven, Connecticut [*SIGNED*/limited ed.]
Walker, Barbi, and Robert Seaver, eds.
  The P&L Book: Advertisements and Instructions by the Petrie-Lewis  Manufacturing Company of New Haven, Connecticut [*SIGNED*/limited ed.]
San Leandro CA: Byron Walker. Fine. 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. (dark blue cloth, front cover imprinted with metallic red illustration and gilt border and lettering; no dust jacket, presumably as issued) [lovely, as-new copy, with no discernible wear]. (B&W photographs, facsimiles) Reproductions of ads and instructional materials for the many magic tricks and novelties produced by the Petrie-Lewis company for a half-century after its founding in 1917, prefaced by a group of articles and remin ... more information

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$100.00
20) Satan Came Also
Walker, Dorothy Pierce
  Satan Came Also
New York: Liveright Publishing Corp.. Near Fine in Very Good dj. (c.1941). First Edition. Hardcover. NOISBN . [clean, solid copy, minor wear at extremities; jacket rubbed, edgeworn, rear panel moderately soiled, minor chipping/wrinkling at top of spine]. Novel set in Boston in 1721, with "the vigor and excitement of this lusty period of our early life portrayed in its full value. [The book] does not ruthlessly debunk nor does it too lightly gloss over the evils and prejudices of the early life in ... more information

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$25.00
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