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The Solitaire Mystery
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The Solitaire Mystery

by Gaarder, Jostein

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Used - Fine
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First printing.
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780374266516
ISBN 10
0374266514
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New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1996 Gaarder (1952 -) is a Norwegian writer who is probably most well-known because of his children's books, specifically Sophie's World, published in Norway in 1991. The Solitaire Mystery, although considered a companion book to Sophie's World, was published in Norway in 1990. It is"'a dazzlingly imaginative and stimulating book for everyone who enjoys exploring a philosophical idea.'" This volume is the first American edition of The Solitaire Mystery published in 1996 (no additional printings listed). Illustrated by Hilde Kramer and translated by Sarah Jane Hails. White paper boards with pubple cloth at spine and gold lettering on front board and spine. spine only. Binding tight and square with no marking inside or out. Unclipped dust jacket is clean, bright with no flaws other than a one inch cut on the spine due to box opener at book store. 309 pages.
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The Solitaire Mystery
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The Solitaire Mystery

by Gaarder, Jostein

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Used - Very Good
Edition
First British edition.
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9781897580097
ISBN 10
1897580096
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London: Phoenix House, 1996 Phoenix House, 1996. Very Good. Phoenix House, 1996. Very Good. Gaarder (1952 -) is a Norwegian writer who is probably most well-known because of his children's books, specifically Sophie's World, published in Norway in 1991. The Solitaire Mystery, although considered a companion book to Sophie's World, was published in Norway in 1990. It is 'a dazzlingly imaginative and stimulating book for everyone who enjoys exploring a philosophical idea.' This volume is the first British edition of The Solitaire Mystery published by Phoenix House in 1996 (no additional printings listed). Blue cloth binding with silver lettering on spine only. Binding tight and square with no marking inside or out. Unclipped dust jacket is clean, bright and has minor bumping and one small repaired tear at the bottom of spine. 292 pages.
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Sophie's World: A Novel about the History of Philosophy
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Sophie's World: A Novel about the History of Philosophy

by Gaarder, Jostein

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Used - Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780374266424
ISBN 10
0374266425
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1994 Gaarder (1952-) is a Norwegian author of young adult novels. His first novel was a collection of short stories entitled The Diagnosis from 1986. Sophie's World was his fourth novel from 1991. It was also the first of his novels translated into English (in 1994). The sale item is the eighth printing of the first American edition from 1995. White paper boards bound at spine with black cloth; gold lettering on spine only. Binding tight and square but is slightly worn on spine and soiled on front board. Pages and outer edges of page block are bright and clean. Unclipped dust jacket has no tears but is slightly bumped at edges. 403 pages.
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The Ocean at the end of the Lane
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The Ocean at the end of the Lane

by Gaiman, Neil

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Used - Fine
Edition
First printing.
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780062255655
ISBN 10
0062255657
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New York: William Morrow, 2013 Neil Gaiman (1960-) is an English American who has written both regular novels and graphic novels for children (and those who read to children). He is most famous for the Sandman series and for the The Graveyard Book, which was awarded the John Newberry Medal. The Ocean at the End of the Lane is the story of a man remembering what happened when he was seven.if it really happened! Stated first edition with full number line. Blue paper boards with white cloth at spine; blue lettering on spine only. Binding has no flaws. Unclipped dust jacket is also fine. 181 pages including acknowledgments.
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Stardust
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Stardust

by Gaiman, Neil

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Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780380977284
ISBN 10
0380977281
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Spike/Avon Books, 1999 Gaiman's first published novel, Good Omens (1990) was a project with Terry Pratchett. His first solo novel was Neverwhere from 1998. At the same time this prolific author was writing graphic novels and short story collections. The sale item is his third novel from 1998. Blue paper boards with black paper at spine; silver lettering on spine only. Binding tight and square with no flaws. Unclipped dust jacket is clean and bright but has minor wear at each of the four corners, made especially noticeable due to the fact that the jacket is black. 238 pages.
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Night Falls on the City
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Night Falls on the City

by Gainham, Sara

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  • hardcover
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Used - Very Good
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1967 Sarah Gainham (1915-1999) was a British novelist who lived for many years in Germany and Austria. She wrote her first book, Time Right Deadly in 1956. The sale item from 1967 is set in Vienna in the period from 1938 to 1945. The book was published originally in March 1967; the sale item is the fourth printing from August 1967. Brown cloth binding with red and black lettering on spine. Binding tight and square with no flaws other than minor bumping at bottom of the spine. Unclipped dust jacket has minor wear at extremities but no tears or fading. 573 pages.
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Walking Words
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Walking Words

by Galeano, Eduardo

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  • very good
  • hardcover
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Used - Very Good
Edition
First printing.
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780393037821
ISBN 10
0393037827
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New York: W W Norton & Co Inc, 1995 Galeano (1940-2015) was a Uruguayan journalist, poet, and novelist. In the sale item, Walking Words, the author incorporates his vision of the folk lore of Latin America in words and adds the illustrations of the Brazilian Jose Francisco Borges to emphasise his point. Blue paper boards with illustration on front board in black; blue cloth at spine with gold lettering on spine only. Binding tight, square, clean and bright with only flaw being minor foxing on upper edge of page block. Dedication to previous owner on front free end page. Unclipped dust jacket is clean and bright but is bumped at top and bottom of spine, and has a small repaired tear at bottom edge of front board. 328 pages.
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Across the Bridge: Stories
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Across the Bridge: Stories

by Gallant, Mavis

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780679422136
ISBN 10
0679422137
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Random House, 1993 Gallant 1922-2014) was a Canadian born author who spent most of her adult life in Paris. Although sho wrote two novels, she is known for her short stories. The sale item is her 12th book from 1992, a stated first edition with the Random House number line. Binding is tight and square with minor bumping at top and bottom of spine. Unclipped dust jacket has minor bumping at top and bottom of spine but no other problems. 198 pages.
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Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Parliament
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Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Parliament

by Gallico, Paul

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Used - Fine
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First American edition.
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Hardcover
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Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1965 Doubleday & Company, 1965. Fine. Doubleday & Company, 1965. Fine. Gallico (1897 - 1976) is probably best known for the fantasy of World War II called "The Snow Goose" and the Mrs. Harris series, starting with the title Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris. The sale item is a sequel, this time involving her political campaign. Stated first American edition from 1965. Book measures 6.75 inches by 5.25 inches. Brown cloth binding with pink cloth on spine. Red lettering on spine only. Binding tight and square with no marking inside or out. Unclipped dust jacket has minor wear at top and bottom of spine but no fading or dirt except a bit of darkening to the author's picture on back side of jacket. 152 pages.
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The General in His Labyrinth
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The General in His Labyrinth

by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First American edition.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780394582580
ISBN 10
0394582586
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990 Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. Fine. Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. Fine. Garcia Marquez (1928-2014) won the Nobel prize for literature in 1982. This is a stated first American edition translated by Edith Grossman. Green cloth binding with gold lettering on black block on spine only. No marking inside or out; volume has never been read. Unclipped dust jacket has no bumps. 285 pages.
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The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor
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The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor

by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

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  • fine
  • hardcover
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Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780394548104
ISBN 10
0394548108
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Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1986 Garcia Marquez (1928-2014) was born in Columbia but also lived in Mexico, Sapin and Cuba. He is considered to be one of the greatest authors of the twentieth century and the novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude from 1970, is his masterpiece. He won the Nobel Prize in 1982. The sale item is from 1986, based on an actual incident. Blue cloth binding with silver lettering on front board and spine. Binding tight and square with no flaws. Unclipped dust jacket has several minor repaired tears and a bit of discoloring around the bottom of the flap at front and back board. 106 pages.
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Every Night's a Bullfight
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Every Night's a Bullfight

by Gardner, John

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  • very good
  • hardcover
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Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First printing.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780718109608
ISBN 10
0718109600
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London: Michael Joseph, 1971 Michael Joseph, 1971. Very Good. Michael Joseph, 1971. Very Good. The British author, John Gardner (1926-2007) wrote over 40 action/thriller novels in a long career; fourteen of the books continued the James Bond 007 story. The sale volume is a stand alone novel involving Gardner's other love, the theater. First edition with no additional printings listed. Blue cloth binding with gold lettering on spine only. Tight, square, clean and bright with minor bumping and some fading at top and bottom of spine. Unclipped dust jacket has minor wear at top and bottom but no tears. 421 pages.
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Brokenclaw (James Bond Master Spy)
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Brokenclaw (James Bond Master Spy)

by Gardner, John

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  • hardcover
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Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780399135415
ISBN 10
0399135413
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G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1990 Gardner (1926-2007) was an English author of mysteries. He wrote his first book in 1964 and went on to write over 40 more. In 1981, he wrote a book starring Fleming's James Bond called License Renewed. He eventually authored sixteen titles in this series. The Sale item was published in 1990 and is a first edition with full number line. Blue paper boards with black paper at spine; silver lettering on spine only. Binding fine except for a date (1992) on front free end page. Unclipped dust jacket has minor bumping at top of spine area. 304 pages.
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44 Irish Short Stories: An Anthology of Irish Short Fiction from Yeats to Frank O'Connor
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44 Irish Short Stories: An Anthology of Irish Short Fiction from Yeats to Frank O'Connor

by Garrity, Devin A., Editor

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Used - Very Good
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780517095300
ISBN 10
0517095300
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Old Greenwich, CT: Devin-Adair Company 0 The title says it all; short stories by some of the best of the Irish writers. Green paper covered boards with gold lettering on spine; no marking inside or out but quality of paper used is such that some darkening has taken place. No date of publication; copyright page mentions 1955 but obviously much newer (barcode and 13 number isbn on jacket). Unclipped dust jacket ($10.95) is bright and clean with bumps but no tears. 500 pages including notes.
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The Friendship Book of Francis Gay -1986
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The Friendship Book of Francis Gay -1986

by Gay, Francis

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Used - Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780851163451
ISBN 10
0851163459
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London Glasgow Manchester Dundee: D. C. Thomson & Co. , Ltd., 1986 D. C. Thomson & Co. , Ltd., 1986. Very Good. D. C. Thomson & Co. , Ltd., 1986. Very Good. This is a collection of a brief story or a short verse or poem for each day of the year; "a thought for each day of 1986". Includes black-and-white and color photographs of the English country side. Purple illustrated boards with lettering on front board and spine. Binding tight and square with no marking anywhere except for the previous owner's seal on title page. Unclipped dust jacket (2.05 British Pounds) is blue with yellow lettering on front board and spine; also a picture of a flower vase on front board. Only problem is an inch repaired tear at top fore-corner of front board area. Pages are unpaginated. 12mo (6.75-7.75 inches)
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Dead Fix
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Dead Fix

by Geller, Michael

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  • fine
  • hardcover
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
Second printing.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780312033187
ISBN 10
0312033184
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Gordonsville, VA: St Martins Press, 1989 St Martins Press, 1989. Fine. St Martins Press, 1989. Fine. A jockey Ken Eagle mystery. Appears to be a second printing (number line reads 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2) of the author's sixth novel. Red paper boards with gold lettering on spine only. No marking inside or out; binding tight and square. Unclipped dust jacket has no bumps or tears.
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Miracle of the Rose
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Miracle of the Rose

by Genet, Jean

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Used - Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Grove Press, 1966 Grove Press, 1966. Very Good. Grove Press, 1966. Very Good. The Frenchman Jean Genet (1910 - 1986) was as controversial in his own life as were the novels, plays, and poems that he wrote. This is a first printing of the first American edition of a novel originally published in France in 1945. Translated by Bernard Frechtman. Brown cloth binding with black lettering on spine. No marking inside or out, clean and bright. Unclipped dust jacket has some bumps and several small tears. 344 pages.
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Texas Celebrity Turkey Trot
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Texas Celebrity Turkey Trot

by Gent, Peter

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  • very good
  • hardcover
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Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First edition, first printing.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780688033347
ISBN 10
0688033342
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New York: William Morrow & Co., 1978 William Morrow & Co., 1978. Very Good. William Morrow & Co., 1978. Very Good. Gent (1942-2011) was a basketball player at Michigan State and later played football for the Dallas Cowboys; his books about football definitely ring true. His first novel, North Dallas Forty (1973), was about the seamy side of pro football and was later made into a major motion picture; the sale volume is his second novel. Stated first edition with full number line. Gray paper boards bound at spine with blue cloth; silver lettering on spine only. Binding tight and square, clean with no marking inside or out. Unclipped dust jacket has no tears but is bumped at top and bottom of spine and the spine area has changed color slightly due to foxing. 239 pages.
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Well-Schooled in Murder
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Well-Schooled in Murder

by George, Elizabeth

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First printing.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780553070002
ISBN 10
0553070002
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New York Toronto: Bantam Books, 1990 Bantam Books, 1990. Very Good. Bantam Books, 1990. Very Good. Elizabeth George (1949-) is an American author famous for her mysteries involving Inspector Lynley and Detective Sergeant Havers of New Scotland Yard, London. This is the third book in the series. First edition from July 1990 with full number line. Black paper boards bound with black cloth at spine; gold lettering on spine only. No marking inside or out but a bit of soiling at the bottom edge of page block. Unclipped dust jacket is bright and clean but bumped at top and bottom of spine, and has a small repaired tear toward the spine area. 371 pages.
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Careless in Red
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Careless in Red

by George, Elizabeth

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780061160875
ISBN 10
0061160873
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HarperCollins, 2008 Elizabeth George (1949-) is an American author famous for her mystery novels staring British Inspector Thomas Lynley, starting with A Great Deliverance from 1988. The sale item is the 15th book in the series from 2008; stated first edition. Black paper boards bound at spine with red paper. Binding tight and square, clean and bright but a tiny bit of wear at top of spine. . The book has been read several times but has minimal bumping. Unclipped dust jacket has minor bumping at top of front board area. 626 pages.
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