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8503 Merril, Judith (editor) (Elisabeth Vonarburg; William Gibson; Terence M. Green; Phyllis Gotlieb; Marian Engel; Robert Zend; Spider Robinson; Dorothy Corbett Gentleman; Gerry Truscott; Benjamin Freedman; Gary Eikenberrry; Marc Sevigny; Eileen Kernaghan) TESSERACTS (1) One: Home by the Sea; Hinterlands; The Woman Who is the Midnight Wind; Tauf Aleph; Sophie 1990; Letter from Mars Dome 1; God is an Iron; Instinct; Cee; Tauf Aleph; Sophie 1990; On the Planet Grafool; Anthropology 101; The Train
Toronto Press Porcepic 1988 088878242X First Soft Cover Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo Ron Lightburn; Signed by Author
(ix) 292 pp. Trade paperback format. Personalised inscription by Judith Merril on the half-title page. Light edge and corner wear with some creasing on the spine; aside from the editor's inscription, no interior markings. Cover art by Ron Lightburn. This anthology contains: Home by the Sea by Elisabeth Vonarburg (translated by Jane Brierley;) Hinterlands by William Gibson; The Woman Who is the Midnight Wind by Terence M. Green; Tauf Aleph by Phyllis Gotlieb; Sophie 1990 by Marian Engel; Letter from Mars Dome 1 by Eileen Kernaghan; An Adventure in Miracle Land; Variation; and A Strange Visitor by Robert Zend; God is an Iron by Spider Robinson; Instinct by Dorothy Corbett Gentleman; Cee by Gerry Truscott; On the Planet Grafool by Benjamin Freedman; Anthropology 101 by Gary Eikenberrry; The Train by Marc Sevigny (translated by Frances Morgan;) 2DWorld by A. K. Dewdney; The Man Doll by Susan Swan; The Loneliness of the Long Distance Writer by Lesley Choyce; Report from the Front by Robert Sward; The Effect of Terminal Cancer on Potential Astronauts by David Kirkpatrick; Two Poems by John Robert Colombo; Totem by Margaret McBride; Points in Time by Christopher Dewdney; Stardust Boulevard by Daniel Sernine (translated by Jane Brierley;) The Last Will and Testament of the Unknow Earthman Lost in the Second Vegan Campaign by D. M. Price; The Byrds by Michael G. Coney; Report on the Earth Air Addicts by Robert Priest; Johnny Appleseed on the New World by Candas Jane Dorsey; and Chronos's Christmas by Rhea Rose. 
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8504 Merril, Judith (editor) (Elisabeth Vonarburg; William Gibson; Terence M. Green; Phyllis Gotlieb; Marian Engel; Robert Zend; Spider Robinson; Dorothy Corbett Gentleman; Gerry Truscott; Benjamin Freedman; Gary Eikenberrry; Marc Sevigny; Eileen Kernaghan) TESSERACTS (1) One: Home by the Sea; Hinterlands; The Woman Who is the Midnight Wind; Tauf Aleph; Sophie 1990; Letter from Mars Dome 1; God is an Iron; Instinct; Cee; Tauf Aleph; Sophie 1990; On the Planet Grafool; Anthropology 101; The Train
Toronto Press Porcepic 1988 088878242X First Soft Cover Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo Ron Lightburn; Signed by Editor
(ix) 292 pp. Trade paperback format. Signed by Judith Merril on the half-title page. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; aside from the editor's signature, no interior markings. Cover art by Ron Lightburn. This anthology contains: Home by the Sea by Elisabeth Vonarburg (translated by Jane Brierley;) Hinterlands by William Gibson; The Woman Who is the Midnight Wind by Terence M. Green; Tauf Aleph by Phyllis Gotlieb; Sophie 1990 by Marian Engel; Letter from Mars Dome 1 by Eileen Kernaghan; An Adventure in Miracle Land; Variation; and A Strange Visitor by Robert Zend; God is an Iron by Spider Robinson; Instinct by Dorothy Corbett Gentleman; Cee by Gerry Truscott; On the Planet Grafool by Benjamin Freedman; Anthropology 101 by Gary Eikenberrry; The Train by Marc Sevigny (translated by Frances Morgan;) 2DWorld by A. K. Dewdney; The Man Doll by Susan Swan; The Loneliness of the Long Distance Writer by Lesley Choyce; Report from the Front by Robert Sward; The Effect of Terminal Cancer on Potential Astronauts by David Kirkpatrick; Two Poems by John Robert Colombo; Totem by Margaret McBride; Points in Time by Christopher Dewdney; Stardust Boulevard by Daniel Sernine (translated by Jane Brierley;) The Last Will and Testament of the Unknow Earthman Lost in the Second Vegan Campaign by D. M. Price; The Byrds by Michael G. Coney; Report on the Earth Air Addicts by Robert Priest; Johnny Appleseed on the New World by Candas Jane Dorsey; and Chronos's Christmas by Rhea Rose. 
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8505 Merril, Judith (editor) (Kit Reed; Richard Wilson; Arthur C. Clarke; Mack Reynolds; Stephen Becker; John D. MacDonald; James D. Houston; Russell Baker; Rick Raphael; Josef Nesvadba; Thomas M. Disch; Romain Gary; Fritz Leiber; Frank Roberts; James Farrell) THE YEAR'S BEST SF - (10) (Ten) (10th) Tenth Annual Edition: Automatic Tiger; The Carson Effect; The Shining Ones; Pacifist; The New Encyclopaedist; The Legend of Joe Lee; Gas Mask; A Sinister Metamorphosis; Sonny; Last Secret Weapon of the Third Reich
New York Delacorte Press 1965 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good- 8vo G. Ziel; 
383 pp. First book club edition. Blue boards lettered in black on the spine; red upper edge; headband. Some wear at the corners of the dustjacket; small tick marks on the contents page. This anthology contains: Automatic Tiger by Kit Reed; The Carson Effect by Richard Wilson; The Shining Ones by Arthur C. Clarke; Pacifist by Mack Reynolds; The New Encyclopaedist by Stephen Becker; The Legend of Joe Lee by John D. MacDonald; Gas Mask by James D. Houston; A Sinister Metamorphosis by Russell Baker; Sonny by Rick Raphael; The Last Secret Weapon of the Third Reich by Josef Nesvadba; Descending by Thomas M. Disch; Decadence by Romain Gary; Be of Good Cheer by Fritz Leiber; It Could Be You by Frank Roberts; A Benefactor of Humanity by James T. Farrell; Synchromocracy by Hap Cawood; The Search by Bruce Simonds; The Pirokin Effect by Larry Eisenberg; The Twerlik by Jack Sharkey; A Rose for Ecclesiates by Roger Zelanzy; The Terminal Beach by J. G. Ballard; Problem Child by Arthur Porges; The Wonderful Dog Suit by Donald Hall; The Mathenauts by Norman Kagan; Family Portrait by Morgan Kent; The Red Egg by Jose Maria Gironella; The Power of Positive Thinking by M. E. White; A Living Doll by Robert Wallace; Training Talk by David R. Bunch; A Miracle Too Many by Philip H. Smith and Alan E. Nourse; The Last Lonely Man by John Brunner; The Man Who Found Proteus by Robert Rohrer; and Yachid and Yechida by Isaac Bashevis Singer. PRIC | 8 
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8506 Merril, Judith (editor) (Roger Jones; Josephine Saxon; John Calder; John Clark; George Collyn; Bill Butler; Kyril Bonfiglioli; J. G. Ballard; Daphne Castell; Thomas M. Disch; Keith Roberts; Charles Platt; Michael Butterworth; Langdon Jones) ENGLAND SWINGS SF: The Island; Ne deju vu pas; Signals; Saint 505; Singular Quest of Martin Borg; First Gorilla on the Moon; Blastoff; You and Me and the Continuum; Who's in There With Me; Squirrel Cage; Manscarer; Total Experience Kick; Hall of Machines
Garden City, New York Doubleday and Company 1968 First Edition Hardcover Good Only Good Only 8vo Richard Merkin; 
406 pp. Quarter-bound in gray cloth on red cloth; lettered in red on the spine; headband. Some discolouration along the spine and on the panels of the dustjacket and some discolouration on the book; price clipped; no interior markings. This anthology contains: The Island by Roger Jones; Ne deju vu pas by Josephine Saxon; Signals by John Calder; Saint 505 by John Clark; The Singular Quest of Martin Borg by George Collyn; The First Gorilla on the Moon by Bill Butler; Blastoff by Kyril Bonfiglioli; You and Me and the Continuum; and The Assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy Considered as a Downhill Motor Race and Plan for the Assassination of Jacqueline Kennedy by J. G. Ballard; Who's in There With Me by Daphne Castell; The Squirrel Cage by Thomas M. Disch; Manscarer by Keith Roberts; The Total Experience Kick by Charles Platt; The Baked Bean Factory by Michael Butterworth; The Hall of Machines by Langdon Jones; The Silver Needle by George MacBeth; The Run by Christopher Priest; All the King's Men by B. J. Bayley; Still Trajectories by Brian W. Aldiss; Sun Push by Graham M. Hall; Report on a Supermarket by Michael Hamburger; Dr Gelabius by Hilary Bailey; The Heat Death of the Universe by P. A. Zoline; The Mountain by Michael Moorcock; Psychosmosis by David I. Masson; The Idea of Entropy at Maenporth Beach by Peter Redgrove; and Same Autumn in a Different Park by Peter Tate. 
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8507 Merril, Judith (editor) (Theodore Sturgeon; Leigh Brackett; Fredric Brown; Gerald Kersh; James MacCreigh; Robert A. Heinlein; Stephen Vincent Benet; H. G. Wells; Anthony Boucher; Murray Leinster; Jack London; Hugh Raymond; Margery Allingham) SHOT IN THE DARK: The Sky Was Full of Ships; The Halfling; Knock; Voices int he dust; A Hitch in Time; Gentlemen Be Seated; Nightmare Number Three; The Star; Mr. Lupescu; The Day of the Deepies; The Shadow and the Flash; Spokeman for Terra
New York Bantam Books 1950 Second Printing Paperback Very Good- H. E. Bischoff; 
(vi) 310 pp. Bantam Book 751. Edge and corner wear with creasing on the front hinge and spine; no interior markings. Cover art by H. E. Bischoff. This anthology contains: The Sky was Full of Ships by Theodore Sturgeon; The Halfling by Leigh Brackett; Knock by Fredric Brown; Voices in the Dust by Gerald Kersh; A Hitch in Time by James MacCreigh; Gentlemen Be Seated by Robert A. Heinlein; Nightmare Number Three by Stephen Vincent Benet; The Star by H. G. Wells; Mr. Lupescu by Anthony Boucher; The Day of the Deepies by Murray Leinster; The Shadow and the Flash by Jack London; Spokeman for Terra by Hugh Raymond; He Was Asking After You by Margery Allingham; Strange Playfellow by Isaac Asimov; Brooklyn Project by William Tenn; Interview with a Lemming by James Thurber; Mars is Heaven by Ray Bradbury; Who Is Charles Avison by Edison Tesla Marshall; The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar by Edgar Allan Poe; The Bronze Parrot by R. Austin Freeman; Life on the Moon by Alexander Samalman; Blunder by Philip Wylie; and The Dark Angel by Lewis Padgett (Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore.) 
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8508 Merrill, W. K. (forewords by Stewart L. Udall; Conrad L. Wirth; Richard E. McArdle) ALL ABOUT CAMPING
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Stackpole Books 1963 First Printing - First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good- 8vo 
(x) 399 pp. Revised Edition. Green boards decorated in silver on the front panel and spine; headband. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks and short tears around the edges; price clipped; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings and maps. The Chapters are: Introduction to Camping; Information on National Parks Forests and Elsewhere; Vacations - North or South; Automobile Tent and Trailer Camping; Taking to the Water; CB Radio Goes Camping; Desert Camping - All Seasons; Snow Camping - Winter or Summer; Knapsack Camping - Anywhere; Mountain Travel and Climbing Technique; Saddle and Pack-Outfit Camping; National Parks and National Forests; The Campfire; Camp Cooking; Camp Grub Lists and Emergency Rations; Dehydrated Food; Wilderness Craftsmanship; Pathfinding by Compass; Pathfinding with Maps; Outdoor Measurement; Saddling and Packing; Care of Saddle and Pack Animals and Sled Dogs; Safety in the Outdoors; Wilderness First-Aid; and Survival; followed by Appendix One: Addresses of Outfitters; Appendix Two: Bibliography; and an index. 
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8509 Merriman, Alec HOW TO CATCH STEELHEAD
Sidney, British Columbia Saltaire Publishing 1978 Third Printing Paperback Very Good 
Unpaginated. Edge and corner wear with minor creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with drawings. The Chapters are: Steelhead - The Ultimate; Exclusive to Pacific Northwest; Christmas Season Opening; Equipment; Bounce the Bottom; Feel the Action; Bright Colours - for Lures Only; Beach Your Fish; Favourite Runs Are Secret; Early Riser Has Best Chance; Techniques to Fit Conditions; Think Like a Steelhead; Work Lucky Spots; Night Swimmers; Read the Water; Steelhead Can See You; Don't Step on Fish; Drift Bobbers Favourite Lures; For Gin-clear Water; Loop Holds Bait; Whack'em When Float Stops; Weight Hook-ups; Make Your Own Weights; Strictly by Feel; Float Fishing Needs Finesse; How to Cast with Silex; Try Strip Casting; Try Fly for More Sport; Try Combination Fishing; Boat Gets to New Spots; Give It Slack; Bellied Line Hooks Fish; Preserve Eggs for Bait; Make Your Own Paste; Make Your Own Floats; Retrieve Lost Lures; Follow Trails; Smoke Your Catch; Campfire Makes Smokehouse; and Spice the Brine. 
Price: 6.36 CDN
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8510 Merriman, Chad BLOOD ON THE SUN
New York Gold Medal - Fawcett Books 1952 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 
184 pp. Gold Medal Book 271. Light edge and corner wear with minor creasing at the spine; no interior markings. 
Price: 10.36 CDN
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8511 Merriman, Chad FURY ON THE PLAINS
New York Gold Medal - Fawcett Books 1954 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good Leslie Ross; 
144 pp. Gold Medal Book 381. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Leslie Ross. 
Price: 7.96 CDN
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8512 Merritt, A. THE METAL MONSTER
New York Avon Books 1972 0380024220 Later Printing Paperback Very Good 
238 pp. Light wear at the corners with a crease on the spine; some faint marks at the upper edge of the front cover; no interior markings. 
Price: 6.00 CDN
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8513 Merritt, A. THE SHIP OF ISHTAR
New York Avon Books 1966 Fourth Printing Paperback Very Good Douglas Rosa; 
207 pp. Avon Book S229. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine and some minor rubbing on the covers; no interior markings. Cover art by Douglas Rosa. 
Price: 5.56 CDN
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8514 Merritt, A. THE METAL MONSTER
New York Avon Books 1966 Fourth Printing Paperback Very Good Douglas Rosa; 
207 pp. Avon Book S229. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine and some minor rubbing on the covers; no interior markings. Cover art by Douglas Rosa. 
Price: 5.56 CDN
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8515 Merritt, A. THE MOON POOL
New York Avon Books 1983 0380393700 Third Printing Paperback Very Good Rodney Matthews; 
281 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Wraparound cover art by Rodney Matthews. 
Price: 5.00 CDN
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8516 Merritt, A. CREEP SHADOW CREEP
New York Avon Book Company 1943 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good 12mo William Frost; 
205 pp. Digest format. Avon Murder Mystery Monthly 11. Edge and corner wear with some creasing on the corners and an uncreased spine; some darkening around the edges of the text block. Illustrated with line drawings by William Frost. 
Price: 12.00 CDN
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8517 Merritt, A. THE MOON POOL
New York Avon Book Company 1944 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good- 12mo 
201 pp. Digest format. Avon Murder Mystery Monthly 18. Edge and corner wear with some minor creasing on the back cover; uncreased spine; some darkening around the edges of the text block. 
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8518 Merritt, A. THE SHIP OF ISHTAR
New York Avon Book Company 1945 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good- 12mo Paul Stahr; 
168 pp. Digest format. Avon Murder Mystery Monthly 34. Edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; some minor darkening around the edges of the text block. Cover art by Paul Stahr. 
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8519 Merritt, A. THE METAL MONSTER
New York Avon Book Company 1946 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good- 12mo Paul Stahr; 
203 pp. Digest format. Avon Murder Mystery Monthly 41. Edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; some darkening around the edges. Cover art by Paul Stahr. 
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8520 Merritt, A. SEVEN FOOTPRINTS TO SATAN
New York Avon Book Company 1942 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good- 12mo Howard Simon; 
310 pp. Digest format. Avon Murder Mystery Monthly 1. Edge and corner wear with some creasing on the covers and an uncreased spine; some darkening around the edges. Illustrated with wood engravings by Howard Simon. 
Price: 12.00 CDN
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8521 Merritt, A. THE FOX WOMAN - and Other Stories
New York Avon Publishing Company 1949 First Printing Paperback Very Good 
157 pp. Avon Book 214 although the number was not printed on the book - the book itself was printed in Canada. This short story collection contains: The Fox Woman; The People of the Pit; Throught The Dragon Glass; The Drone; The Last Poet and the Robots; Three Lines of Old French; The White Road; When Old Gods Wake; The Women of the Wood. 
Price: 19.16 CDN
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8522 Merritt, A. SEVEN FOOTPRINTS TO SATAN
New York Avon Books 1943 Second Printing Paperback Very Good- 
225 pp. No book number is present but this is Avon Book 26. Edge and corner wear with creasing on the front hinge and spine; previous owner's name inside. 
Price: 5.56 CDN
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8523 Merritt, A. THE MOON POOL
New York Collier Books 1966 Second Printing Paperback Very Good Don Invan Punchatz; 
254 pp. Collier Book 02287. Edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Don Invan Punchatz. 
Price: 6.36 CDN
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8524 Merritt, A. DWELLERS IN THE MIRAGE
New York Avon Books 1967 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good Douglas Rosa; 
222 pp. First Thus - Avon Book S271. Edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Douglas Rosa. 
Price: 6.36 CDN
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8525 Merritt, A. THREE LINES OF OLD FRENCH
Millheim, Pennsylvania Richard A. Frank 1937 First Edition Paperback Very Good 16mo 
29 pp. Staple-bound in patterned card covers, lettered in gilt on the front panel. This was the first of three pamphlets published in the Bizarre Series; the other two were The Thing in the Cellar by David H. Keller and The Cancer Machine by Eando Binder. Edgewear with some darkening around the edges; previous owner's name inside. 
Price: 107.96 CDN
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8526 Merritt, A. THE FACE IN THE ABYSS
New York Collier Books 1967 Second Printing Paperback Very Good Don Ivan Punchatz; 
255 pp. Collier Book 02279. Edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Don Ivan Punchatz. 
Price: 6.00 CDN
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8527 Merritt, A. THE FACE IN THE ABYSS
New York Avon Book Company 1945 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good- 12mo 
205 pp. Digest format. Avon Murder Mystery Monthly 29. Edge and corner wear with some creasing on the front cover and an uncreased spine; darkening around the edges of the text block. 
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8528 Merritt, A. DWELLERS IN THE MIRAGE
New York Avon Book Company 1944 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good- 12mo 
158 pp. Digest format. Avon Murder Mystery Monthly 24. Edge and corner wear with some creasing on the front cover and spine; no interior markings. 
Price: 7.96 CDN
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8529 Merritt, A. THE SHIP OF ISHTAR - Murder Mystery Monthly
New York Avon Murder Mystery Monthly 1945 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good- 12mo Paul Stahr; 
168 pp. Digest format. Avon Murder Mystery Monthly 34. Light wear at the corners with some minor creasing on the covers; no interior markings. Cover art by Paul Stahr. 
Price: 10.36 CDN
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8530 Merritt, A. THE FACE IN THE ABYSS
New York Avon Books 1957 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good- Art Sussman; 
253 pp. Avon Book T161. Edge and corner wear with creasing on the front hinge and spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Art Sussman. 
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8531 Merritt, A. THE METAL MONSTER
New York Avon Books 1957 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good- Richard Powers; 
222 pp. Avon Book T-172. Edge and corner wear with some creasing on the front cover spine; ink marks on the front cover; no interior markings. Cover art by Richard Powers. 
Price: 6.36 CDN
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8532 Merritt, A. THE SHIP OF ISHTAR - Murder Mystery Monthly
New York Avon Murder Mystery Monthly 1945 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good 12mo Paul Stahr; 
168 pp. Digest format. Slight darkening around the edges with a small amount of wear on the spine; very faint crease on the lower right front corner, barely visible; no interior markings. Cover art by Paul Stahr. 
Price: 11.96 CDN
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8533 Merritt, A. (introduction by Donald A. Wollheim) DWELLERS IN THE MIRAGE - and - THE FACE IN THE ABYSS
New York Liveright Publishing Corporation 1953 First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
295, 343 pp. First Thus - Both titles in a single volume. Gray cloth decorated in red on the front panel and spine; red upper edge. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with a small scuff mark on the front panel; price clipped; no interior markings. 
Price: 35.96 CDN
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8534 Merritt, A. (preface by Paul Spencer) THE FACE IN THE ABYSS
Providence, Rhode Island Donald M. Grant 1991 0937986001 First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo Ned Dameron; 
286 pp. First Thus - first appearance in this format. Black cloth decorated in gilt on the spine; headband. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket with a short closed tear on the lower edge of the rear panel; no interior markings. Dj art and interior drawings by Ned Dameron. 
Price: 27.96 CDN
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8535 Merritt, Susan E. HER STORY - Woman from Canada's Past
St Catherines, Ontario Vanwell Publishing 1996 1551250004 Seventh Printing Paperback Very Good 8vo 
(vii) 171 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white drawings, photographs and maps. The Contents are: Marie Jacquelin de la Tour; Thanadelthur; Madeleine Jarret Tarieu; Flora Macdonald; Molly Brant; Laura Secord; Shawnadithit - Last of the Beothuks; Harriet Tubman Davis; Mary Shadd CAry; Dr Emily Jennings Stowe; Pauline Johnson; Martha Munger Black; Emily Ferguson Murphy; Emily Carr; Lucy Maud Montgomery; and Nellie Mooney McClung; followed by an appendix: Women Win Political Equality; a time line; and an index. 
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8536 Merry, Bruce ANATOMY OF THE SPY THRILLER
Montreal McGill Queen's University Press 1977 0773503161 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
253 pp. Black boards lettered in silver on the spine. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. 
Price: 27.96 CDN
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8537 Merton, Gladys A STRANGE PROPOSAL
London Brown Watson 1966 First Softcover Edition Paperback Very Good 12mo 
62 pp. Romance Pocket Library 64. Digest format. Light wear on the corners; no interior markings. 
Price: 7.96 CDN
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8538 Merwin Jr., Sam (editor) (Brett Halliday; Edward D. Hoch; Jack Leavitt; Marilyn Whiteside; Nan Hamilton; Nick O'Donohoe; Robert H. Curtis; R. G. Hallawell; R. Tuttle) MIKE SHAYNE MYSTERY - Volume 42, number 5 - May 1978: Night of the White Hunter; The Nameless Crime; Within the Family; The Greedy Landlord; File No. 348; Goldfish Bowl; The Pro; Backseat Blues; Annie
Los Angeles Renown Publications 1978 First Edition Paperback Very Good 12mo 
128 pp. Digest format. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine. This issue contains: Night of the White Hunter - Mike Shayne by Brett Halliday; Novelets: The Nameless Crime by Edward D. Hoch; Within the Family by Jack Leavitt; and Short Stories: The Greedy Landlord by Marilyn Whiteside; File No. 348 by Nan Hamilton; Goldfish Bowl by Nick O'Donohoe; The Pro by Robert H. Curtis; Backseat Blues by R. G. Hallawell; and Annie by R. Tuttle. 
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8539 Merwin Jr., Sam (editor) (Brett Halliday; Edward D. Hoch; Jim Dawson; Nick O'Donohue; James M. Reasoner; William Miller; Kenneth Moore; R. A. Moore; M. R. James; R. Mason) MIKE SHAYNE MYSTERY - Volume 42, number11 - November Nov 1978: Bury You Later; The Boy in the Casket; By the Chimney with Care; Man in the Morgue; Double Cross; After Class; Little Birds; A Matter of Pride; Graveyard Shift; The Old College Try
Los Angeles Renown Publications 1978 First Edition Paperback Very Good 12mo 
130 pp. Digest format. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine. This issue contains: Bury You Later - Mike Shayne by Brett Halliday; Novelets: The Boy in the Casket by Jim Dawson; By the Chimney with Care by Nick O'Donohue; and Short Stories: Man in the Morgue by James M. Reasoner; Double Cross by William Miller; After Class by Edward D. Hoch; Little Birds by Kenneth Moore; A Matter of Pride by R. A. Moore; Graveyard Shift by M. R. James; and The Old College Try by R. Mason. 
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8540 Merwin Jr., Sam (editor) (Brett Halliday; Gary M. Levine; Ernest Savage; Bob Lawrence; Charles Hinman; Mike Taylor; Ronald Pomeroy) MIKE SHAYNE MYSTERY - Volume 42, number 3 - March Mar 1978: Seven To Die; The Hole in the Window; Get Rich Quick; He's Not Listening; Brief Case; Easy Money; Those Were the Days
Los Angeles Renown Publications 1978 First Edition Paperback Very Good- 12mo 
128 pp. Digest format. Light rubbing on the corners; chipped at the bottom edge of the front cover; a flat uncreased spine. This actually used the same cover art as the February 1975 issue. This issue contains: Seven To Die - Mike Shayne by Brett Halliday; The Hole in the Window by Gary M. Levine; Get Rich Quick by Ernest Savage; He's Not Listening by Bob Lawrence; Brief Case by Charles Hinman; Easy Money by Mike Taylor; and Those Were the Days by Ronald Pomeroy. 
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8541 Merwin Jr., Sam (editor) (Brett Halliday; Joe R. Lansdale; Edward D. Hoch; James M. Reasoner; Frank Sisk; Richard A Moore; R. Edward Moore; Charles E. Fritch) MIKE SHAYNE MYSTERY - Volume 43, number 4 - April 1979: The Scent of Death; One Blonde Well Dead; Three Hot Days; All the Way Home; Pit of Time; Sacrifice; Speak to Me Marcel; Murder Blooms
Los Angeles Renown Publications 1979 First Edition Paperback Very Good 12mo 
130 pp. Digest format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine. This issue contains: The Scent of Death - Mike Shayne by Brett Halliday; One Blonde Well Dead - a novelet by Joe R. Lansdale; Three Hot Days by Edward D. Hoch; All the Way Home by James M. Reasoner; Pit of Time by Frank Sisk; Sacrifice by Richard A. Moore; Speak to Me Marcel by R. Edward Moore; and Murder Blooms by Charles E. Fritch. 
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8542 Merwin Jr., Sam (editor) (Brett Halliday; Joe R. Lansdale; R. G. Pyeatte; Moss Dadrack; Swight V. Swain; James McKimmey) MIKE SHAYNE MYSTERY - Volume 42, number 6 - June 1978: Deadline for Murder; The Full Count; The Sniper; Cold Laughter; Grito; Where There's a Will
Los Angeles Renown Publications 1978 First Edition Paperback Very Good+ 12mo 
128 pp. Digest format. Light edge and corner wear with a crease on the spine. This issue contains: Deadline for Murder - Mike Shayne by Brett Halliday; The Full Count - a novelet by Joe R. Lansdale; The Sniper by R. G. Pyeatte; Cold Laughter by Moss Dadrack; Grito by Dwight V. Swain; and Where There's a Will by James McKimmey. 
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8543 Merwin, John FLY FISHING - A Trailside Guide
New York W. W. Norton and Company 1996 0393314766 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo Ron Hildebrand; 
192 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings; as issued, no dustjacket. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs and drawings. The Chapters are: Why Fly Fishing; In Dust We Trust; Rods Reels and Lines; Accessories; Fly Casting; Waders and Wading; The Trouble with Knots; Fly Fishing for Trout; Fly Fishing for Bass; Panfishes and Pikes; Saltwater North; Saltwater South; Fly Tying; and Favorite Flies; followed by an index. 
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8544 Merwin, Sam (editor) (Henry Kuttner; Murray Leinster; Joed Cahill; Samuel Mines; John Russell Fearn; Woodrow Wilson Smith; Edmond Hamilton) THRILLING WONDER STORIES - Volume 29, number 3 - Feb February 1947
New York Standard Magazines 1947 First Edition Paperback Very Good- 8vo Earle Bergey; 
114 pp. Pulp format. General wear. Cover art by Earle Bergey. This issue contains: Novellette: Trouble on titan - a Tony Quade adventure by Henry Kuttner; The Manless Worlds by Murray Leinster; The Pleasure Age byJoed Cahill. Short Stories: A Matter of Size by Samuel Mines; Sweet Mystery of Life by John Russell Fearn; Juke Box by Woodrow Wilson Smith; and Come Home from Earth by Edmond Hamilton; along with the usual features, including letters from Chad Oliver and Gerry de la Ree. 
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8545 Merwin, Sam Jr (editor) (Norman A. Daniels; Ward Hawkins; Raymond F. Jones; Ted Powell; Matt Lee) STARTLING STORIES - Volume 21, number 1 - March 1950
New York Better Publications 1950 First Edition Paperback Good Only 4to 
162 pp. Pulp format. Please note before reading on, the front cover is unattached but present. This issue contains: The Lady Is a Witch - a novel by Norman A. Daniels; Men Must Die - a novelet by Ward Hawkins; Encroachment - a novelet by Raymond F. Jones; The Sign and the Message - a short story by Ted Powell; and Appointment in New Utrecht - a short story by Matt Lee; along with the usual features, including The Ether Vibrates by Sam Merwin Jr. 
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8546 Meshake, Rene BAGOSENIM - United by Hope
Guelph, Ontario Rene Meshake Editions 2002 0973100303 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo Rene Meshake; Signed by Author
71 pp. Trade paperback format. Personalised inscription by Rene Meshake on the half-title page. Illustrated with line drawings by the poet. Light wear on the corners with an uncreased spine; aside from the poet's inscription, no interior markings. Herein are poems too numerous to list but some of the highlights are: The Rock of Caramat; The Anishinabe Artist; God in the Blade of Grass; The Bee of Nakina; The Cathedral in the Park; After the Wedding Dream; and many more. 
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8547 Meskil, Paul S. THE LUPARELLI TAPES
Chicago Playboy Press Paperbacks 1977 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 
409 pp. Playboy Book 16409. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside. The story of Joe Fish Luparelli who killed his first victim at age 13 and rose up through the ranks of the Colombo crime family until he failed to kill Joey Gallo... The Contents are: Two Hitmen on a Plane; Tape One Side A; Mulberry Street Is Godfather Country; The Fugitive; The Gumdrop Factory; The Forty Thieves; The Bribe; Crazy Joe; Ping Pong Anyone; The Thing; War; Why They Peeled Joe Bananas; The Sharks; Joe Yack; What One More Corpse in a Funeral Parlor; Meanwhile Back in the Joint; The League; The Bowery Meat Market; Strike Force; Joe Wagon Wheels; The Last Rally; Jiggs; The Contract; Kill Your Wife; The New Year's Murders; Ambush at Luna's; The Parole Office; Whack Out at Umberto's; Housecleaning; Jerry Ciprio; Suspicions; Flight; Surrender; If I'm Dead They're Free; The Program; and Dreams. 
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8548 Messer, W. THE SINK - The Last Days of Driving
Gravenhurst, Ontario Breller Books 2002 0973009403 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo Signed by Author
221 pp. Trade paperback format. Signed by W. Messer on the half-title page. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. 
Price: 15.16 CDN
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8549 Mestern, Pat Mattaini RACHAEL'S LEGACY
Guelph, Ontario Back Door Press 1988 0889390007 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo Mary Firth; Signed by Author
259 pp. Trade paperback format. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Lightly rubbed on the corners with minor creasing on the spine; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. Wraparound cover art by Mary Firth. 
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8550 Metalious, Grace PEYTON PLACE - with - RETURN TO PEYTON PLACE
New York Dell Books 1957 First and Later Printings Paperback Very Good 
512, 256 pp. Dell Books F61 and F91. Return is a first paperback printing; Peyton Place is a seventh printing. Return has light rubbing on the corners with minor creasing on the spine and no interior markings - a solid VG copy; Peyton Place has creasing on the covers and spine with no interior markings; Good only condition. 
Price: 10.36 CDN
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8551 Metayer, Maurice (editor and translator) (foreword by Al Purdy) TALES FROM THE IGLOO
Edmonton, Alberta Hurtig Publishers 1972 088830062X First Printing - First Thus Hardcover Very Good Good Only 8vo Agnes Nanogak; 
127 pp. Red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated endpapers. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with tears and associated creasing around the edges; tape mark on the lower left of the front; no interior markings. Illustrated in full colour by Agnes Nanogak. This collection contains: The Magic Drum; Kajortoq the Red Fox; The Orphan and the Bears; The Ball Players; Kautaluk; The Owl and the Ptarmigan; The Swan and the Crane; Kajortoq and the Crow; Lost at Sea; The Wolf and the Owl; The Deceitful Raven; Taligvak; The Hunter and the Children; Kidnapped by Wolves; The Legend of the Coppermine River; The Ghost Hunter; The Blind Boy and the Loon; The Huntress; The Eagle and the Hunter; The Lazy Son-in-law; The Bear and the Child; and The Dog and the Young Girl. 
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8552 Metcalf, John (editor) (Clark Blaise; Mavis Gallant; Hugh Hood; Norman Levine; Alice Munro; Leon Rooke) MAKING IT NEW - Contemporary Canadian Stories: A North American Establishment; How I Became a Jew; On Ending Stories; Baum, Gabriel; His Mother; What Is Style; Breaking Off; The Small Birds; A Small Piece of Blue; Royal Beatings; Who Do You Think You Are
Toronto Methuen 1982 0458954705 Second Printing Paperback Very Good 8vo 
261 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. This anthology contains: Introduction by Barry Cameron; Clark Blaise: A North American Establishment; How I Became a Jew; and Essay: On Ending Stories. Mavis Gallant: Baum, Gabriel, 1935; His Mother; and Essay: What Is Style. Hugh Hood: Breaking Off; The Small Birds; and Essay: Floating Southwards. Norman Levine: A Small Piece of Blue; We All Begin in a Little Magazine; and Essay: Afterword. John Metcalf: Gentle as Flowers Make the Stones; Single Gents Only; and Essay: Building Castles. Alice Munro: Royal Beatings; Who Do You Think You Are; and Essay: What Is Real. And Leon Rooke: Winter Is Lovely, Isn't Summer Hell; The Problem Shop; and Essay: Voices. 
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8553 Mettler, John J. Jr. WILD TURKEYS - Hunting and Watching
North Adams, Massachusetts Storey Publishing 1998 1580170692 Fifth Printing Paperback Very Good 8vo Jack Mesick; 
(viii) 167 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with drawings by Jack Mesick. The Chapters are: Part One: The Noble Wild Turkey: History of the Wild Turkey; Appearance, Distribution and Habitat; The Life of the Wild Turkey. Part Two: The Hunt: The Ethics of Hunting; Clothing, Weapons, and Other Equipment; Safety; Spring Hunt; Fall Hunt; After the Hunt: From Bleeding to Butchering; Preserving Your Trophy; Photography for the Hunter and Nonhunter. Part Three: The Feast: Recipes Collected and Compiled by Elinor Mettler. And Part Four: The Future: The Next Generation; followed by Appendices: State and Provincial Game Commissions; Wild Turkey Hunting Seasons; and an index.. 
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8554 Meyer, Carolyn WILD ROVER
New York Margaret K. McElderberry Books 1989 0689504756 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo Ed Martinez; 
201 pp. Quarter-bound in navy blue cloth on blue boards; white lettering on the front panel and spine. Very light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. Dj art by Ed Martinez. 
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8555 Meyer, Kathleen HOW TO SHIT IN THE WOODS - An environmentally sound approach to a lost art
Calaifornia Ten Speed Press 1994 0898156270 Second Revised Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo J. S. McVey; 
(xviii) 107 pp. Trade paperback format. Edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; previous owner's inscription inside. Illustrated with drawings by J. S. McVey. The Chapters are: Anatomy of a Crap: Techniques; Style; Getting Comfortable; Digging the Hole: Why and How and Where to Dig an Environmentally Sound Hole; Transmission of Enteric Pathogens; Symptoms of Giardia; Cryptosporidum; Soil Types; Locating the High Water Line; Stirring; The Latrine; Problems of Winter and Ocean Disposal. When You Can't Dig a Hole: Toiletry for Rock Climbers Arctic Trekkers and Sea Kayakers; High Use Areas; Sensitive Ecosystems; Packing It Out; Group Shitarees; Organic Sweeteners. Plight of the Solo Poop Packer: Becoming a Poop Packer; Containers for the Individual; Backcounrty Solar Outhouses; Beetles and Such; Frosting a Rock. Trekker's Trots: Diarrhea; Coping with the Unexpected; Prevention; Field Water Disinfection; Filtration Systems; Virus Protection; Traveler's Medical Sources; Recreational Reading. For Women Only: How Not to Pee on Your Boots: Peeing Techniques; Managing Menstruation in the Wilds; The Feminine Funnel. What? No T.P.? or Doing Without: Wilderness Alternatives; Eating Like a Horse. Followed by definitions and an afterword. 
Price: 4.80 CDN
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8556 Meyer, Kathleen HOW TO SHIT IN THE WOODS - An environmentally sound approach to a lost art
Calaifornia Ten Speed Press 1994 0898156270 Second Revised Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo J. S. McVey; 
107 pp. (xviii) Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with drawings by J. S. McVey. The Chapters are: Anatomy of a Crap: Techniques; Style; Getting Comfortable; Digging the Hole: Why and How and Where to Dig an Environmentally Sound Hole; Transmission of Enteric Pathogens; Symptoms of Giardia; Cryptosporidum; Soil Types; Locating the High Water Line; Stirring; The Latrine; Problems of Winter and Ocean Disposal. When You Can't Dig a Hole: Toiletry for Rock Climbers Arctic Trekkers and Sea Kayakers; High Use Areas; Sensitive Ecosystems; Packing It Out; Group Shitarees; Organic Sweeteners. Plight of the Solo Poop Packer: Becoming a Poop Packer; Containers for the Individual; Backcounrty Solar Outhouses; Beetles and Such; Frosting a Rock. Trekker's Trots: Diarrhea; Coping with the Unexpected; Prevention; Field Water Disinfection; Filtration Systems; Virus Protection; Traveler's Medical Sources; Recreational Reading. For Women Only: How Not to Pee on Your Boots: Peeing Techniques; Managing Menstruation in the Wilds; The Feminine Funnel. What. No T.P. or Doing Without: Wilderness Alternatives; Eating Like a Horse. Followed by definitions and an afterword. 
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8557 Meyer, Kathleen HOW TO SHIT IN THE WOODS - An environmentally sound approach to a lost art
Calaifornia Ten Speed Press 1994 0898156270 Second Revised Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo J. S. McVey; 
(xviii) 107 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with drawings by J. S. McVey. The Chapters are: Anatomy of a Crap: Techniques; Style; Getting Comfortable; Digging the Hole: Why and How and Where to Dig an Environmentally Sound Hole; Transmission of Enteric Pathogens; Symptoms of Giardia; Cryptosporidum; Soil Types; Locating the High Water Line; Stirring; The Latrine; Problems of Winter and Ocean Disposal. When You Can't Dig a Hole: Toiletry for Rock Climbers Arctic Trekkers and Sea Kayakers; High Use Areas; Sensitive Ecosystems; Packing It Out; Group Shitarees; Organic Sweeteners. Plight of the Solo Poop Packer: Becoming a Poop Packer; Containers for the Individual; Backcounrty Solar Outhouses; Beetles and Such; Frosting a Rock. Trekker's Trots: Diarrhea; Coping with the Unexpected; Prevention; Field Water Disinfection; Filtration Systems; Virus Protection; Traveler's Medical Sources; Recreational Reading. For Women Only: How Not to Pee on Your Boots: Peeing Techniques; Managing Menstruation in the Wilds; The Feminine Funnel. What. No T.P. or Doing Without: Wilderness Alternatives; Eating Like a Horse. Followed by definitions and an afterword. 
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8558 Meyers, Jeffrey (editor) THE CRAFT OF LITERARY BIOGRAPHY
New York Schocken Books 1985 080523943X First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(x) 253 pp. Purple boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. This essay collection contains: Samuel Johnson by Donald Greene; John Butler Yeats by William M. Murphy; Wilfrid Scawen Blunt by Elizabeth Longford; Joseph Conrad by Frederick R. Karl; Norman Douglas by Mark Holloway; Thomas Mann by Nigel Hamilton; Wyndham Lewis by Jeffrey Meyers; William Carlos Williams by Paul Mariani; T. E. Lawrence by Phillip Knightley; T. S. Eliot by Lyndall Gordon; Bertolt Brecht by Ronald Hayman; Samuel Beckett by Deirdre Bair; and Albert Camus by Patrick McCarthy; followed by an index. 
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8559 Meyers, Manny THE LAST MYSTERY OF EDGAR ALLAN POE - The Troy Dossier
New York Lippincott 1978 0397013159 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good- 8vo Chuck Hamrick; 
202 pp. Quarter-bound in navy blue cloth on yellow boards; lettered in gilt on the spine. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks around the edges; price intact; no interior markings. Dj art by Chuck Hamrick. 
Price: 8.76 CDN
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8560 Meynell, Esther TIME'S DOOR
New York Macmillan and Company 1935 First U.S. Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo C. Walter Hodges; David Smee; 
337 pp. Brown cloth decorated in gilt on the front panel and spine. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks and chips around the edges; price clipped; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. Dj art by C. Walter Hodges. 
Price: 19.96 CDN
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8561 Meynell, Francis (editor) BY HEART - An Anthology of Memorable Poems Chosen from All Periods
London Nonesuch Press 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
338 pp. Brown cloth with a gilt pictorial on the front panel; decorated in gilt on the spine; illustrated endpapers; headband. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with some fading on the spine; price clipped; no interior markings. The Chapters are: The 16th Century and Before; Shakespeare - Mainly from the Plays; The 17th Century: Fair and Flagrant Things; The 18th Century: Songs Formalism and Blake; The 19th Century: Mainly Romantic and Nature; and The 20th Century: Sense and the Senses; followed by Alphabetical Index of Poets; and Alphabetical Index of Titles and First Lines. Herein are poets and poems too numerous to list but some of the highlights are: The Last Word by Matthew Arnold; Sonnet to My Mother by George Barker; The Death and Last Confession of Wandering Peter by Hilaire Belloc; Now That I Am Clean Again by Stephen Vincent Benet; The Divine Image; and The Tyger by William Blake; Last Lines by Emily Bronte; A Musical Instrument by Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Parting at Morning by Robert Browning; O My Luve's Like a Red Red Rose by Robert Burns; We'll Go No More A-Roving by Lord Byron; The Praise of Dust by G. K. Chesterton; The Listeners by Walter de la Mare; Carol on Corfu by Lawrence Durrell; Whispers of Immortality by T. S. Eliot; The Carol Singers by Eleanor Farjeon; Acquainted with the Night by Robert Frost; In Time by Robert Graves; Heaven Haven by Gerald Manley Hopkins; Ode to a Nightingale by John Keats; Cities and Thrones and Powers by Rudyard Kipling; Water Music by Alun Lewis; The Slaves Dream by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; The Passionate Shepherd to His Love by Christopher Marlowe; The West Wind by John Masefield; On His Blindness by John Milton; The Minstrel Boy by Thomas Moore; The Lion by Ogden Nash; Cats and Kings by Alfred Noyes; Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe; Envoi by Ezra Pound; The Phases of the Moon by Christina Rossetti; Lochinvar by Sir Walter Scott; Ode to the West Wind by Pertcy Bysshe Shelley; What Tomas Said in a Pub by James Stephens; In the Highlands by Robert Louis Stevenson; The Inalienable by Rabindranath Tagore; The Eagle by Alfred Lord Tennyson; Upon Westminster Bridge by William Wordsworth; That the Night Come by W. B. Yeats; and many many more. 
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8562 Meyrink, Gustav (Meyer) (translated from the German by Madge Pemberton) (introduction by E. F. Bleiler) THE GOLEM
New York Dover Publications 1976 0486250253 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good+ 8vo Hugo Steiner-Prag; 
(xix) 190 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; book plate on the front endpaper; not store stamped. Cover art and interiors by Hugo Steiner-Prag. 
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8563 Meyrink, Gustav (Meyer) (translated from the German by Maurice Raraty and Mike Mitchell) THE OPAL - and Other Stories: The Ardent Soldier; The Brain; Izzi Pizzi; The Violet Death; Terror; Petroleum Petroleum; The Curse of the Toad; The Black Ball; The Preparation; Dr Lederer; The Man on the Bottle; Blamol; The Truth Drop; Dr Cinderella's
England Dedalus - Ariadne 1994 1873982305 First Translated Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo Lise Weisgerber; 
222 pp. First published in Germany in 1913. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Lise Weisgerber. This collection contains: The Ardent Soldier; The Brain; Izzi Pizzi; The Violet Death; Terror; Petroleum Petroleum; The Curse of the Toad; The Black Ball; The Preparation; Dr Lederer; The Man on the Bottle; Blamol; The Truth Drop; Dr Cinderella's Plants; St Gingolph's Urn; The Ring of Saturn; The Automobile; The Waxworks; Fever; What's the Use of White Dog Shit; Humming in the Ears; Bal Macabre; Rupert's Drops; Coagulum; The Secret of Hathaway Castle; Chimera; A Suggestion; The Invalid; G. M.; Wetherglobin; and The Opal. 
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8564 Meyst, Lucille THE LEGEND OF SILVER HOOFS
Chicago Moody Press 1973 0802434703 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 
127 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. 
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8565 Mezo, Francine THE FALL OF WORLDS TRILOGY - Book (1) One: The Fall of Worlds; Book (2) Two: Unless She Burn; Book (3) Three: No Earthly Shore
New York Avon Books 1980 First Printing Paperback Very Good Rowena Morrill; 
(x) 310, 175, 248 pp. Book Two is a second printing, the other two are firsts; all three books have light edge and corner wear; Book One has some creasing on the spine, the other two have uncreased spines; no interior markings. Covers by Rowena. To be clear, the titles here are: One: The Fall of Worlds; Two: Unless She Burn; and Three: No Earthly Shore. 
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8566 Michael, Charles D. HEROES ALL - A Book of Brave Deeds for British Boys
London S. W. Partridge 1913 First Printing Hardcover Very Good 12mo 
(vi) 174 pp. followed by a 32-page catalogue of Partridge titles. Green cloth with a black, blue and yellow pictorial on the front panel; lettered in yellow and black on the front panel; decorated in black and silver on the spine; illustrated with eight black and white plates, all present and accounted for. Light wear at the corners; presentation plate dated 1913 on the front pastedown; some darkening in the text block; the front hinge is slightly loose, the rear hinge is tight; both gutters are intact. The Contents are: Rescued by a Rope; A Cabin Boy's Bravery; A Slave's Devotion; Saved from the Shark's Jaws; A Girl's Heroism; Handy-men Heroes; A Hero Indeed; A Boy's Bravery; His Mother's Words; How Bob Saved the Lady; The Leper's Friend; A Cliff Adventure; For the Sake of His Friends; One More Chance; A Mutiny Quelled; Poor Brave Jan; A Story of the Mine; Methody Time; A Soldier Lad's Heroism; Jack's Chance; To the Rescue; A Brave Bishop; Lifeboat Ahoy; What Jenny Did; A Swim for Life; A Chivalrous Knight; and Wrecked and Rescued. 
Price: 28.00 CDN
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8567 Michael, Marjorie I MARRIED A HUNTER
New York Pyramid Royal Books 1958 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 
192 pp. Pyramid Royal book 589. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Marjorie Michael was the wife of George Michael, author of African Fury; together, they did the BBC television show, The Michaels in Africa. The Chapters are: Zambesi Journey; Elephant Mixture; The Menagerie at Home; A Little About the Man I Married; More About Him; A Man Called Jarvis; A Park and a Producer; Ways and Means; Some Savage Superstitions; and Change of Heart. 
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8568 Michaels, Anne FUGITIVE PIECES
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 1999 0771058853 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good Author's First Novel 8vo Signed by Author
294 pp. Trade paperback format. Signed on the title page by Anne Michaels. Edge and corner wear with minor creasing on the spine; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. 
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8569 Michaels, Anne THE WEIGHT OF ORANGES - with - MINER'S POND
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 1997 0771058780 Second Printing Paperback Very Good Author's First Book 8vo Signed by Author
123 pp. Trade paperback format. Signed on the title page by Anne Michaels. Edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. Includes a dropped in ticket-stub from the International Festival of Authors, 1999. This combines Ms Michaels' first two collections of poetry. The poems are too numerous to list but some of the highlights are: Lake of Two Rivers; The Day of Jack Chambers; Women on a Beach; Pushed into the Dark; Words for the Body; Sublimation; Fresh Mint; Phantom Limbs; What the Light Teaches; and many more. 
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8570 Michaels, Melisa COLD IRON
New York Roc - Penguin Books 1997 0451456548 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good Signed by Author
364 pp. Signed by Melisa Michaels on the title page. Lightly rubbed on the corners with very faint creasing on the spine; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. 
Price: 11.96 CDN
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8571 Michaels, Melisa FAR (Harbour) HARBOR
New York Tor Books - Tom Doherty Associates 1989 0812545818 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good Signed by Author
248 pp. Signed by Melisa Michaels on the title page. Lightly rubbed on the corners with very faint creasing on the spine; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. Cover art by Maelo Cintron. 
Price: 10.36 CDN
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8572 Michel, M. Scott HOUSE IN HARLEM
Winnipeg, Manitoba Harlequin Books 1950 First Paperback Printing Paperback Good Only 
160 pp. Harlequin Book 42. Edgewear with some creasing on the covers and spine; slight discolouration along the lower edge of the last few pages. 
Price: 7.96 CDN
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8573 Michelinie, David (based on a script by Stanford Sherman) KRULL - A Marvel Super Special - Volume 1, number 28 - 1983
New York Marvel Comics Group 1983 First Printing Paperback Very Good 4to Bret Blevins; Vince Coletta; 
Magazine format. Light wear. Fully illustrated graphic adaptation of the movie, followed by stills from the movie. 
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8574 Michener, James SAYONARA
New York Bantam Books 1955 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 
214 pp. Bantam Book A1318. Lightly rubbed on the corners with minor creasing on the spine; no interior markings. 
Price: 4.00 CDN
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8575 Michener, James TALES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC: Coral Sea; An Officer and a Gentleman; The Cave; The Milk Run; Alligator; Fo' Dolla'; A Boar's Tooth; Wine for the Mess at Segi; Those Who Fraternize; The Strike; Frisco; The Landing on Kuralei; A Cemetery at Hoga Point
Montreal Pocket Books 1948 Seventh Printing Paperback Very Good Harvey Kidder; 
312 pp. Pocket Book 516. Edge and corner wear with a partial crease on the spine; store stamped. Cover art by Harvey Kidder. This story collection contains: Coral Sea; An Officer and a Gentleman; The Cave; The Milk Run; Alligator; Fo' Dolla'; A Boar's Tooth; Wine for the Mess at Segi; Those Who Fraternize; The Strike; Frisco; The Landing on Kuralei; A Cemetery at Hoga Point; and The South Pacific. 
Price: 6.00 CDN
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8576 Middleton, Don ROY ROGERS AND THE GOPHER CREEK GUNMAN
Racine, Wisconsin Whitman Publishing Company 1945 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 12mo Erwin L. Hess; J. Dreany; 
248 pp. Whitman Book 2309. Blue boards with a small orange and black pictorial on the front panel; lettered in red and black on the front panel; lettered in black on the spine; illustrated endpapers; headband; red edged all round. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Wraparound dj art by J. Dreany; interior line drawings by Erwin L. Hess. 
Price: 27.96 CDN
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8577 Middleton, Geraldine GEORGE AND JULIET
London SPCK - Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge 1961 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo Peter Green; 
64 pp. Yellow pictorial boards to match the dustjacket. Illustrated with black, white and color line drawings. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket with some minor discolouration along the leading edge of the front panel. 
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8578 Middleton, Richard THE PRACTICAL GUIDE TO MAN-POWERED WEAPONS AND AMMUNITION
New York Skyhorse Publishing 2007 1602391475 First Soft Cover Edition Paperback Very Good 4to 
(xii) 212 pp. Oversized softcover. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings and diagrams. Experiments with catapults, musketballs, stonebows, blowpipes, big airguns and bullet bows. The Chapters are: Ammunition; The Fibreglass Bullet-shooting Crossbow; Yew-wood Bullet Crossbow; Catapults; The Hand Stonebow; Blowpipes; Low-pressure Airguns: The Theory; Low-pressure Airguns: The Practical; High-pressure Airguns: The Theory; High-pressure Airguns: The Practical; Compounding and Complexity; and Velocity Measurements. 
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8579 Miethe, Terance D.; McCorkle, Richard C. CRIME PROFILES - The Anatomy of Dangerous Persons Places and Situations
Los Angeles Roxbury Publishing 2001 189148754X Second Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
(xv) 284 pp. Trade paperback format. Light wear on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; initialled by a previous owner. The Chapters are: Introduction to the Study of Crime Types; Crime Typologies in Criminological Research; Major Dimensions Underlying Crime Types; The Current Approach; Sources of Crime Data; Homicide and Aggravated Assault; Definitions of Crime Types; Trends Over Time and Social Correlates; Offender Profile; Victim Profile; Situational Elements and Circumstances; Homicide and Aggravated Assault Syndromes; Violence Prevention and Intervention Strategies; Sexual Assault; Sexual Assault Syndromes; Sexual Assault Prevention and Intervention Strategies; Personal and Institutional Robbery; Robbery Syndromes; Robbery Prevention and Intervention Strategies; Residential and Nonresidential Burglary; Burglary Syndromes; Burglary Prevention and Intervention Strategies; Motor Vehicle Theft et cetera; Occupational and Organizational Crime; White Collar Crime Syndromes; White Collar Crime Prevention and Intervention Strategies; Public Order Crimes et cetera; and Crime Control and the Anatomy of Dangerous Persons Places and Situations; followed by references, an author index, and a subject index. 
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8580 Mika, Nick; Mika, Helma (with Nancy Butler and Joy Ormsby) NIAGARA ON THE LAKE - The Old Historical Town
Belleville, Ontario Mika Publishing 1990 0921341369 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
120 pp. Blue cloth lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine; blue endpapers; headband; profusely illustrated with colour photographs, black and white drawings and a map. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Historical Background; Development of the Old Town of Niagara; Opening the First Parliament of Upper Canada; and The Town. 
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8581 Mikes, George DOWN WITH EVERYBODY - A Cautionary Tale for Children Over Twenty-one and Other Stories
London Andre Deutsch 1958 Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good- 12mo David Langdon; 
142 pp. Blue boards lettered in red on the spine. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks and chips around the edges; price clipped; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings by David Langdon. The Contents are: Down with Everybody; Mostly on Politics: A Shortage of Dragons; How to be a Floating Voter; Down with Children; Crying Dolls; Travel and People: Down with Holidays; A Misunderstood Nation; Hate They Neighbour: A Period Piece from the Early Fifties; On Psycho-Analysing Nations; Short Lesson for Travellers; Scraps of Autobiography: Dybwad; and The Duke. 
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8582 Mikes, George HOW TO BE DECADENT
Middlesex, England Penguin Books 1981 0140049525 Second Printing Paperback Very Good Nicolas Bentley; 
87 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with drawings by Nicolas Bentley. The Chapters are: For Some Time There'll be an England; On the Elegance of Decay; Old and New; Language; Food; Drinks; Shopping; Sex; On Cat Worship; On How Not to be Reserved; On the National Passion; On Not Complaining; Bank Holidays; Buses; How to Get Lost in London; How to Panic Quietly; On Fiddling Through; The Generation Gap; Is the Economy Really on the Mend; How to Lose an Empire; How to Become a Colony; On Ceasing to be an Island; and Envoi. 
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8583 Milani, Milena (translated from the Italian by Graham Snell) A GIRL CALLED JULES
London Hutchinson 1967 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good 12mo 
256 pp. Black cloth lettered in red on the spine. Light wear on the dustjacket with a short closed tear on the upper right of the front panel; price intact; no interior markings. 
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8584 Milberry, Larry CANADA'S AIR FORCE - At War and Peace Volume (2) (ii) Two
Toronto CANAV Books 2000 0921022123 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Folio 
256 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated endpapers; headband; illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Night Fighters and Intruders; Bomber Command; Medium Bombers; Coastal Command; Air Transport Overseas; Awards and Decorations; and The War Artists; followed by a glossary and an index. 
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8585 Milberry, Larry (foreword by Larry Ashley - Lieutenant-General Commander Air Command) CANADA'S AIR FORCE TODAY - with the 1991 Update
Toronto CANAV Books 1987 092102200X First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Folio Signed by Author
152 pp. Signed by Larry Milberry on the title page. Gray boards lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated endpapers; headband; illustrated throughout with colour photographs; includes a dropped-in copy of the 1991 Update. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; aside from the author's handwriting, no interior markings. The Chapters are: Fighter Group; Maritime Air Group; Army Aviation: 10 Tag; Air Reserve Group; Canada's Airlifters; Training; 1 Canadian Air Group: Europe; and Test and Development; followed by an appendix and an index. 
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8586 Milberry, Larry; Halliday, Hugh (foreword by John L. Plant) THE ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE - at War 1939 - 1945
Toronto CANAV Books 1990 0921022042 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Folio Ron Lowry; Bob Finlayson; Signed by Author
480 pp. Signed by Larry Milberry on the title page. Blue boards lettered in silver on the spine; illustrated endpapers; headband; illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. The front panel of the dustjacket features a Spitfire over the English Channel, painted by Ron Lowry; the rear panel features a Wellington bomber, painted by Bob Finlayson. The Contents are: Foreword by Air Vice Marshal RCAF John L. Plant; Military Aviation in Canada to 1939; The BCATP; The Home War Establishment; Day Fighter Operations; Night Fighter Operations; Bomber Command; Coastal Command; The Mediterranean and Far East; Air Transport Overseas; and Evaders Escapers and POWs; followed by appendices and an index. 
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8587 Milburn, George HOBOES AND HARLOTS: The Little Horseshoes; Heel Toe and a 1 2 3 4; The Drummer's Shoes; Boy and Snake; The Fight at Hendryx's; White Meat; A Student in Economics; Love Song; Coquette; Revenge; The Cowboy Sang Soprano; A Pretty Cute Little Stunt
New York Lion Books 1957 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good Clark Hulings; 
192 pp. LL 160. Light edge and corner wear with a faintly creased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Clark Hulings. This story collection contains: The Little Horseshoes; Heel Toe and a 1 2 3 4; The Drummer's Shoes; Boy and Snake; The Fight at Hendryx's; White Meat; A Student in Economics; Love Song; Coquette; Revenge; The Cowboy Sang Soprano; A Pretty Cute Little Stunt; The Apostate; Honey Boy; Sacrifice; Sugar Be Sweet; The Visit to Uncle Jake's; No More Trumpets; A Meeting of Minds; and All My Love. 
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8588 Miles (edited by Pearce Marchbank) (re: John Lennon; Paul McCartney; George Harrison; Ringo Starr) BEATLES IN THEIR OWN WORDS
London Omnibus Press 1978 0860015408 First Soft Cover Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
128 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. The Chapters are: Beatles: The Story; Press Conferences; Songwriting; The Songs; The Films; Drugs; and Politics. 
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8589 Miles, Charles A. ARGOSY - The Imaginary Memoirs of an Astronaut
New York Vantage Press 1961 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
123 pp. Blue cloth lettered with black on the spine. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with some minor rubbing on the front panel; price intact; no interior markings. 
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8590 Milius, John THE WIND AND THE LION
New York Award Books 1975 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 
160 pp. Edge and corner wear with light creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Features a painting of Candice Bergen and Sean Connery on the cover. Also includes "The Making of the Film" and short biographies of the cast. 
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8591 Millan, Cesar (The Dog Whisperer) (with Melissa Jo Peltier) (forewords by Jada Pinkett Smith and Martin Deeley) CESAR'S WAY - The Natural Everyday Guide to Understanding and Correcting Common Dog Problems
New York Harmony Books - Crown Publishers 2006 0307337332 Fifth Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(xviii) 298 pp. Quarter-bound in blue on charcoal gray boards; lettered in silver on the spine; blue endpapers; headband; illustrated with black and white photographs. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Chapters are: A Note About Gender; A Dog's Life; Growing Up with Dogs: A View from the Other Side of the Border; If We Could Talk to the Animals: The Language of Energy; Dog Psychology: No Couch Required; Power of the Pack; Issues: How We Screw Up Our Dogs; Dogs in the Red Zone: Dangerous Agression; Cesar's Fulfillment Formula for a Balanced and Healthy Dog; Can't We All Just Get Along: Simple Tips for Living Happily with Your Dog; and Fulfilling Our Dogs Fulfilling Ourselves; followed by Cesar's Glossary of Terms and an index. 
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8592 Millar, A. H. TRADITIONS AND STORIES OF SCOTTISH CASTLES
Edinburgh and London Sands and Company 1927 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Only 8vo 
(vii) 332 pp. Red boards with a black pictorial on the front panel; lettered in black on the spine; illustrated with black and white plates. Chipping on the corners of the dustjacket with some short tears around the edges and a fragment missing from the lower edge of the front panel; some loss at the head of the spine; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper; a sprig of Scottish heather has been sealed under plastic on the front pastedown. The Chapters are: Crookston Castle and Cathcart Castle; Lochleven and Burleigh; Dumbarton Castle; Neidpath Castle; Dunnottar Castle; Castle Campbell; Rothesay Castle; Castle Fraoch-Eilean - Loch Awe; Meggernie Castle - Glen Lyon; Ferniehirst Castle; Threave Castle; Dunoon Castle; Erchless Castle; Duart Castle; Tantallon Castle; Hermitage Castle; Stirling Castle; St Andrews Castle; Dunbar Castle; Inveraray Castle; Fowlis Castle - Carse of Gowrie; Mains Castle - Forfarshire; and Bothwell Castle; followed by an index. 
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8593 Millar, Kenneth (also wrote as John MacDonald; John Ross MacDonald; and Ross MacDonald) I DIE SLOWLY
New York Lion Library Editions 1955 Second Printing Paperback Very Good Clark Hulings; 
222 pp. Lion Library LL52. Edge and corner wear with creasing on the front hinge and minor creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Clark Hulings. 
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8594 Millburn, Cynthia BOW WITHOUT AN ARROW
New York Arcadia House 1951 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good- 8vo 
224 pp. Blue cloth with a small orange pictorial on the front panel; decorated in orange on the spine. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks and chips around the edges; some rubbing on the front panel; price clipped; previous owner's name inside. 
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8595 Miller, Adrienne; Goldblatt, Andrew THE HAMLET SYNDROME - Overthinkers Who Underachieve
New York William Morrow 1989 0688078516 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good- 8vo 
272 pp. Quarter-bound in dark green cloth on pale green boards; lettered in black on the spine; gray endpapers; headband. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price intact; previous owner's name on the title page; no other interior markings. The Chapters are: Even If You Win the Rat Race You're Still Just a Rat: The Hamlet Syndrome Explained: Defining the Hamlet Syndrome; The Social Causes of the Hamlet Syndrome; Live by the Mind; Die by the Mind; There Is Nothing New Under the Sun. Melancholy Baby: Hamlet's Childhood Circumstances: The Trivialization of Survival; Thought as a Subversive Activity; The Four Warning Signs of Hamlethood; Mild in the Streets; The Tale of Arden Forest. The Great Awakening: Hamlet Goes to College: The Kids Today; The Crisis in Perspective; Facing the Real World; Danes of Rage; Hamlet Makes a Decision - Sort Of. Controlled Floundering: Hamlet in the Real World: The Grad School Grind; Escape from the Hamlet Syndrome; To Do or Not to Do; Get Thee to a Singles Bar; Warning: The Hamlet Syndrome May Be Hazardous to Your Health. Soliloquies: Hamlet Speaks His Mind: To Thine Own Self Be True; Humans - Can't Live with 'em Can't Live without 'em; Any Way You Look at It You Lose; One Touch of Nature Makes the Whole World Kin; When Hamlet Gazes Heavenward. Coping with the Hamlet Syndrome: Once a Hamlet Always a Hamlet; When the Right Attitude Just Isn't Enough; Finding a Niche; and The Key to America's Future. 
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8596 Miller, Albert G. FURY AND THE WHITE MARE
New York Grosset and Dunlap 1962 First Printing Hardcover Very Good 12mo 
189 pp. Actually a first thus - first Grosset and Dunlap printing - book 7073. Pictorial boards; orange upper edge. Lists to itself on the rear panel. Light wear on the corners; no interior markings. 
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8597 Miller, Albert G. FURY SERIES: 1: Fury Stallion of Broken Wheel Ranch; 2: Fury and the Mustangs; 3: Fury and the White Mare
New York Grosset and Dunlap 1971 Later Printings Hardcover Very Good 12mo Sam Savitt; James W. Schucker; 
174, 184, 189 pp. Pictorial boards; orange upper edge; illustrated with line drawings by Sam Savitt and James W. Schucker. All three books have light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. To be clear, the books here are: 1: Fury Stallion of Broken Wheel Ranch; 2: Fury and the Mustangs; and 3: Fury and the White Mare. 
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8598 Miller, Albert G. (re: Jack O'Brien) SILVER CHIEF'S BIG GAME TRAIL
New York Holt Rinehart and Winston 1961 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo Kurt Wiese; 
191 pp. Blue cloth with a small dark blue pictorial on the front panel; lettered in dark blue on the spine. Dj art and interior line drawings by Kurt Wiese. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings; minor fading on the boards. 
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8599 Miller, Arthur A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
New York Bantam Books 1981 0553202251 Thirteenth Printing Paperback Very Good- 
113 pp. Light edgewear with a small chip from the upper right of the front cover and a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. 
Price: 4.00 CDN
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8600 Miller, Basil KOKO OF THE AIRWAYS
Grand Rapids, Michigan Zondervan Publishing House 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 12mo 
88 pp. Burgundy leatherette decorated in gilt on the front panel; lettered in gilt on the spine. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks and small chips around the edges; price intact; presentation inscription on the front free endpaper. 
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8601 Miller, Commander Max (foreword by Captain Walter Karig) ALWAYS THE MEDITERRANEAN
New York E. P. Dutton 1952 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
256 pp. Navy blue cloth decorated in silver on the spine; blue and white endpaper maps. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with small chips from the head and foot of the spine; price clipped; no interior markings. 
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8602 Miller, Francis Trevelyan (re: Thomas A. Edison) THOMAS A. EDISON - Benefactor of Mankind
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1931 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 8vo 
320 pp. Red cloth decorated with gilt on the front panel and spine. Illustrated with black and white plates and line drawings. Some wear on the corners; hinges tight; gutters intact; no interior markings; no dustjacket. The Chapters are: CHAPTER ONE: A Tale of Two Worlds - Before and After Edison: Epoch-making Achievements of the World's Greatest Benefactor; The World as Edison Found It; The World as Edison Left It; What Edison Means in Everyday Life; Discoveries and Inventions that Created Great Industries. CHAPTER TWO: The Great Romance - Foundations of Genius: Edison said Genius is One Per Cent Inspiration and Ninety-nine Per Cent Perspiration; How His Career Began; The Hardy Stock behind Him; Edison Pioneer Signs Continental Currency. CHAPTER THREE: Edison Pioneers on the Trails in Canada: Here in the Land of Evangeline Thomas A. Edison's Father was Born in 1804; Samuel Edison in Canadian Rebellion; The Perilous Trek Through the Wilderness; Across the Border. CHAPTER FOUR: The Red Brick House in the Canal Village - A New World Shrine: The Great Event of February 11 1847; Thomas Alva Edison Is Born; The Gold Rush to California; Watching the Covered Wagons Go By; First Impressions of a Great World Beyond; Following the Towpath; Adventures and Narrow Escapes; Childhood Days in Milan Ohio. CHAPTER FIVE: Boyhood Days of Thomas Edison on American Frontier: The New Home in Port Huron Michigan; Tower of Babel; The Young Market Gardener; First Edison Laboratory in Mother's Cellar. CHAPTER SIX: School Days - Education of Young Edison by His School-Teacher Mother: First and Only Attempt to Send the Boy to School; The Books Young Edison Read; Laying Solid Foundations for the Future; Thomas Edison's Tribute to His Mother. CHAPTER SEVEN: He Starts His Great Career - Twelve Years of Age: Newsboy on a Railroad Train; The Laboratory in the Baggage Car; A Wild Night Ride on the Runaway Engine; The First Big Exciting Moment in Edison's Life. CHAPTER EIGHT: His Adventures in Tragic Days of the Civil War: The News Merchant Becomes a Publisher and Editor; The World's First Traveling Newspaper Plant; Transcript of Edison's Weekly Herald. CHAPTER NINE: The Courage of Youth - On the Road to Success: How a Rescue Changed the Course of Edison's Life; From Train Newsboy and Printer to Telegraph Operator; Inventive Genius Early Displayed; Making a Clock Do Duty as Operator. CHAPTER TEN: Exploring the Middle West - In Search of Opportunity: Five Years of Wandering; The Roving Telegrapher; Exciting Experiences in Cincinnati; Working His Way from Detroit to New Orleans. CHAPTER ELEVEN: Eastward Ho! - The Strike for Fame and Fortune: Four Days Snow-bound on the Train to the East; The Blizzard of 1868; First Job in Boston; First Patented Invention of Thomas Edison; Vote-recording Machine which was Not Wanted in Washington; Edison Resolves Never to Invent Anything That the People Do Not Want. CHAPTER TWELVE: The Rise from Poverty to Independence: First Contact with New York; Penniless; The Emergency That Gave Edison His Opportunity; Black Friday; Improving the Stock Ticker; Edison's Universal Printer; First Check $40,000 Stuns Edison. CHAPTER THIRTEEN: The Young Inventor on Threshold of Great Discoveries: The Invention Shop in Newark; The Automatic Telegraph; Multiplex Telegraph Systems; Working with Sholes in Development of First Typewriters; Marriage with Mary Stillwell; First Voyage to Europe; Demonstrating the Automatic Telegraph System in England; Jay Gould Makes an Offer; The $4,000,000 Deal. CHAPTER FOURTEEN: Creating a New Era in Human Life - The Telephone: The Laboratory in Menlo Park; The Race for Telephone Communication; Edison First to File Caveat in Patent Office; Bell First to Obtain Patent on Completed Model; Many Inventors Working on Problem; The Great Telephone War; Edison Invents Transmitter Making Telephone Practical; How Hello Originated. CHAPTER FIFTEEN: A Modern Miracle Amazes the World - The Talking Machine: How the Phonograph Was Invented; Recording Sound on Tin Foil; The Marvel of the Day: A Machine that Talked; Gladstone Makes First British Record; All Europe Enthralled by New American Invention; Kairser Wilhelm Makes Record on Fortitude in Pain. CHAPTER SIXTEEN: The Wizard of Menlo Park Lights the World: The Seach for Electric Light; Edison Starts Where Pioneers Left Off; Thousands of Tests Made in Laboratory at Menlo Park by Edison and His Valiant Little Army; Historic Date October 21 1879; First Successful Incandescent Electric Light; First New Year's Eve Celebration by Electric Light; The World Search for a Filament. CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: The New Pioneer behind Human Progress - The Electrical Age: Call the Roll of Pioneers in Electrical Research; Taking Up Work Where Faraday Left Off; The Twelve Million Dollar Brain; The Starting of an Enormous Industry; Story of First Large Power House; The Beginning of Electric Railways. CHAPTER EIGHTEEN: The Whole World Passes Before Your Eyes: Edisons on Tour of Triumph in Europe; New Fields of Conquest; The Problem of Making Pictures Move; Edison's First Tests; Utilizing the Eastman Roll Film; The First Motion-picture Studio at West Orange; Edison the Father of the Motion-picture Industry. CHAPTER NINETEEN: Flashing the Human Voice Around the World - The Radio: Edison the Prospero of Science; Etheric Force Discovered by Edison Long Before Radio; The Edison Effect on Which Every Radio Tube is Based; Patents Sold to Marconi; The Microphone; The Storage Battery; Edison's Flying Machine; The Helicopter. CHAPTER TWENTY: Great Inventor Rising to the Height of His Power: Magnetic Ore Separators; Crushing Mountains in Giant Rolls; New Mining Town in New Jersey; A $2,000,000 Loss; Rehabilitating a Lost Fortune; Building a Huge Cement Industry; Cheap Homes for People. CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE: World War - Edison's Service to His Country: Secretary of Navy Daniels Ask Edison's Aid; Naval Consulting Board; Inventor's Secret Missions on Warships; Underwater Searchlight; Hydrogen Detector for Submarines; After the War; In Peace Service; The Great Triumvirate, Edison, Ford and Firestone; Experiments with Goldenrod to Produce Rubber; CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO: Days and Night with Edison in His Laboratory: The Splendid Group of Men that Workd with Edison; Midnight Lunch; Song and Story; Incidents of Great Days with a Great Leader; CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE: The Home Life of Edison: An Intimate View of Glenmont; With Edison in His World of Books; Mrs Edison Tells of the Inventor's Characteristics; Forty-five Years as the Wife of Genius. CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR: The Grand Old Man Makes His Last Great Discovery: Partiarch of Invention at End of Career; His Last Message - Be Courageous; The Passing of Thomas A. Edison; President Hoover's Proclamation; Tribute by an Associate Arthur J. Palmer; Called Humanity's Friend. CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE: Edison's Views of Life - His Philosophy and Religion: Reason in His Religion; A Believer in Infinite Intelligence and Infinite Laws; Scientific Mind Sets Up a Mathematical Universe; He Went Away Expecting Light not Darkness. CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX: A Visit to the Famous Edison Museum: Henry Ford Re-creates an American Village of Other Days; The Real Edison Valhalla; The President and Edison at Historic Shrine; The Voice of Edison Still Speaks. CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN: Achievements of Thomas Edison - What the Edison Pioneers Gave to the World: Wealth Created by Edison with His Pioneers Nearly $26,000,000,000; The Men Who Stood Behind the Inventor in His Life Work; Inventory of Industries Directly Founded Upon or Affected by Inventions of Thomas A. Edison; Estimates by Statisticians. APPENDIX: Edison Scholarship Award: Official Examinations in National Contests; Standard Tests of General Information and Intelligence. Followed by an Index. 
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