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Modern German Stories
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Modern German Stories

by Waidson, H.M. [ed.]

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London: Faber and Faber, 1961. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 232pp. First edition. Red cloth, gilt spine titles. Light shelfwear at spine ends and tips, light toning to edges of textblock, bookseller stamp on front pastedown, else very good (+). Unclipped very good (-) jacket shows moderate edgewear and soiling, several <1/2" closed tears, and weakening/rubbing along hinges. Includes stories in English translation by Ilse Aichinger, Heinrich Boll, Hermann Hesse, and roughly a dozen others. Edited with an introduction by H.M. Waidson.
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Devil-Worship in France with Diana Vaughan and the Question of Modern Palladism

Devil-Worship in France with Diana Vaughan and the Question of Modern Palladism

by Waite, A E.; Gilbert, R.A. [intro.]

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York Beach, ME: Red Wheel/Weiser, 2003. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo, xxv, 305pp. First thus, with introduction by R.A. Gilbert. Black papered boards with red metallic titles. Fine in fine, unclipped jacket. Waite, a principal figure in the 19th century occult revival, used this satirical work to expose an anti-occult hoax perpetrated by Parisian journalist Leo Taxil.
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Forty Years On
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Forty Years On

by Wallace, Doreen

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London: Collins, 1958. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 254pp. First edition. Red textured paper boards with gilt spine titles. VG/VG. Front board shows about a dozen spots of moisture staining. Light bumping and discolorations at spine ends. Textblock edges moderately toned. Contents clean and unmarked. Unclipped "13s. 6d. net" jacket shows light rubbing/soiling, with five <1" closed tears, all tape-repaired on interior. Uncommon speculative fiction title by a prolific yet largely forgotten British author, an ardent feminist and proponent of national socialism. Concerns a community of nuclear war survivors isolated in rural England.
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The Children at the Gate

by Wallant, Edward Lewis

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NY: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1964. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Fair. 8vo. 184pp. First edition. G/Fair. Tan cloth boards with blue spine titles. Shelfwear at spine ends and tips, dust soiling to top of textblock, slight forward cocking. Unclipped jacket bears moderate edgewear, two 1" closed tears to the front panel, cipping at spine ends and tips, and light fading to spine. A rather worn copy of Wallant's elusive final posthumously published novel, offered as a reading copy.
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The Human Season

by Wallant, Edward Lewis

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1st Edition
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NY: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1960. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good+/Good+. 8vo. 192pp. First edition. VG+/G+. Hardcover book bound in red cloth softened at spine ends, with very light bumps to top corners. Unclipped $3.75 jacket crease down the middle of the heavily sunned to spine panel, such that title is hard to read. Otherwise very good, with 1/2" closed tear along spine at base of front panel and general edgewear. Wallant's first novel, preceding his more successful "The Pawnbroker.
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The Pawnbroker
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The Pawnbroker

by Wallant, Edward Lewis

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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NY: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1961. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. 8vo. 279pp. First edition. Gray cloth boards with silver and grey spine titles. Light pushing at spine ends, negligible bump to top front board corner, minor toning to textblock edges, else near fine. Unclipped jacket designed by Ellen Raskin in good (+) condition, with a 1"x3/4" chip out at head of the rear panel, various other small chips and closed tears. Front and spine panels remain largely complete and quite presentable. Wallant's somber second novel about a Jewish man living through the trauma of the Nazi regime in post-war New York City. Basis of the 1964 Sidney Lumet film of the same name.
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Jakob von Gunten
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Jakob von Gunten

by Walser, Robert

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Used - Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Austin: University of Texas, 1969. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. 154pp. First edition. Full blue cloth with gilt and green spine titles. Remainder mark top of textblock, book plate on front pastedown, a couple spots of soiling to textblock fore-edge, else near fine. Price-clipped jacket is very good (+), with a couple of short closed tears and related creasing/crumpling at top of front panel and light browning to bottoms of flaps. A nice copy of Walser's 1909 novel, translated into the English by Christopher Middleton.
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Persephone's Quest: Entheogens and the Origins of Religion

Persephone's Quest: Entheogens and the Origins of Religion

by Wasson, R. Gordon, Stella Kramrisch, Jonathan Ott, and Carl A. P. Ruck

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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine. First trade edition, preceded by a deluxe limited edition of 300 copies. Octavo. 257pp. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Lacking a jacket, presumably as issued. An examination of "the role played by psychoactive mushrooms in the religious rituals of ancient Greece, Eurasia, and Mesoamerica." Divided into two parts: "Entheogens and the Origins of Religion," largely authored by Wasson, with shorter chapters from Kramrisch and Ott; and "Poets, Philosophers, Priests: Entheogens in the Formation of the Classical Tradition," by Ruck. Fine save for light bumping at spine ends.
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Kanshi: The Poetry of Ishikawa Jozan and Other Edo-Period Poets

Kanshi: The Poetry of Ishikawa Jozan and Other Edo-Period Poets

by Watson, Burton [trans.]

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San Francisco: North Point Press, 1990. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Small 8vo. xx + 140pp. Burgundy cloth, gilt spine titles. Fine in a very near fine, unclipped jacket showing light scuffing to front and rear panels and browning to the interior. Translated from the Japanese by Burton Watson.
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The Religion of India: The Sociology of Hinduism and Buddhism
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The Religion of India: The Sociology of Hinduism and Buddhism

by Weber, Max

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Glencoe, IL: Free Press, 1958. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. 392pp, indexed. First edition. Green cloth boards with gilt titles and green topstain. Former owner's name blacked out on front free end paper, light toning to fore-edge of textblock, else near fine. Unclipped (unpriced) very good jacket has a narrow portion of loss at head of the somewhat dulled spine, light wear and creasing at base of spine. Weber's third major work on the sociology of religion, first published in German in 1916, here edited and translated into English for the first time by Hans H. Gerth and Don Martindale.
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Hiding the Universe
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Hiding the Universe

by Wang Wei

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NY: Grossman, 1972. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to. xvii+131pp. First edition. White papered boards with green cloth backing and gilt spine titles. VG-/VG. Moderate bumping & some minor splitting to the paper of the bottom board corners (slight related bumping to bottom corner of textblock). Board paper shows some browning. Red marker line down fore-edge of textblock. Unclipped "$12.50" jacket shows rubbing and wear to spine ends, tips and hinges, with a 3/4" closed tear at head of front panel, and minor sunning along spine. Bilingual Chinese and English. Translated from the Chinese by Wai-lim Yip.
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Star-Begotten: A Biological Fantasia
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Star-Begotten: A Biological Fantasia

by Wells, H.G.

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NY: Viking, 1937. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 217pp. First edition. Orange cloth boards, black and gilt titles. Light soiling to board edges and textblock top. Offsetting to endpapers. Contents clean and tightly bound. Jacket shallowly clipped at all four corners but with "$1.75" price still present. Moderate amounts of wear to spine ends and tips, with several closed tears and small portions of loss. A sequel of sorts to The War of the Worlds, Star-Begotten concerns an author who begins to suspect that the human race is being genetically modified by Martians to repopulate their dying planet. A very good copy in very good (-) jacket.
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The Secret of Magnolia Manor
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The Secret of Magnolia Manor

by Wells, Helen

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1st Edition
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NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1949. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Presumed first edition. Small octavo, 213pp. Blue textured paper boards, black titles, blue topstain. Light shelfwear, one page creased vertically, else near fine in a near fine, price-clipped jacket. The fourth title in Wells' Vicki Barr Flight Stewardess series of young adult mystery novels.
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Bees Are My Business
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Bees Are My Business

by Whitcombe, Harry J., with John Schott Douglas

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1955. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. 8vo. vii + 245pp. Black boards, yellow titles and front panel design. Near fine, with light shelf wear at spine ends and tips, light toning/flecking to textblock. In an unclipped, very good jacket showing moderate edgewear, with a few small chips out at spine ends and head of rear panel. A bright and presentable copy of this memoir of the apiarian life.
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Dancer's Daughter
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Dancer's Daughter

by White, Constance M.

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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NY: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1956. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. 216pp. First edition. Brown cloth, black spine titles. Light shelfwear & bumping at spine ends, else near fine with former owner's name inked on front free endpaper. Very good (+) "$2.75" dust jacket has a few short closed tears, creases, and small portions of loss at spine ends, tips, and along top of rear panel. A young adult novel about the daughter of a famous dancer struggling to fit in at her new dancing school in England. Shares a setting and characters with several of White's other books, including "The Ballet School Mystery," and "New Girls at Ballet School." A nice copy.
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Forgetting Elena

by White, Edmund

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Used - Good
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1st Edition
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NY: Random House, 1973. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Very Good. 8vo. 184pp. First edition. G+/VG. Yellow boards with brown cloth backing and bronzed titles. Spine ends softened, shallow dent to front board, corners lightly bumped, with a touch of splitting to the paper. Unclipped "$5.95" jacket rubbed at head of spine. Minor push tear to front panel (corresponds to dent on front board). Light general browning. White's first novel.
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The Oath
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The Oath

by Wiesel, Elie

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1st Edition
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NY: Random House, 1973. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 283pp. First printing. Signed by Wiesel on the half-title page. Orange papered board with black cloth backing, gilt spine titles, and orange topstain. VG/VG. Some light moisture spotting and soiling to topstain near the spine. Tops of boards lightly soiled. Unclipped "$7.95" jacket shows moderate interior foxing along the top edge, light edgewear, with some curling/laminate separation at the spine ends and base of rear panel.
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Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang [Inscribed by Wilhelm]

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang [Inscribed by Wilhelm]

by Wilhelm, Kate

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Book Club Edition
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Hardcover
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NY: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1978. Book Club Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. 213pp. Black papered boards, metallic purple spine titles. "I24" gutter code indicates a print date of June 1978. A touch of shelfwear at spine ends, else fine in a near fine jacket with some rubbing to front and rear panels. Briefly inscribed by Wilhelm on the title page. A nice book club copy of Wilhelm's Hugo-winning novel about clones in post-apocalyptic America.
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A Street Car Named Desire

by Williams, Tennessee

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NY: New Directions, 1947. Hardcover. Good/Good. 8vo. 171pp. 4th printing of the 1st edition, with jacket design by Alvin Lustig. G+/G. Hardcover book bound in decorative paper boards shows moderate wear at heel and crown of spine, as well as board tips. Lightly bumped bottom corners. Unclipped "$2.75" jacket shows chipping and wear at spine ends. 1/3" chip out at top of front panel, 1" chip out near spine hinge at top of rear panel. Williams' name dulled on spine. Lustig design remains attractive, despite flaws.
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In The American Grain
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In The American Grain

by Williams, William Carlos

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Used - Near Fine
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Hardcover
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NY: New Directions, 1966. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo, xx+234pp. Third printing (stated). Latest copyright date 1956, though circa 1966 as rear flap blurbs "The Williams Carlos Williams Reader" which was published 1966. Full grey cloth with gilt spine titles and ND logo blind embossed at base of front panel. Light foxing to textblock bottom, faint spotting textblock top, slight spine twist, else near fine. Unclipped "$5.00" jacket very good plus, with light fading to spine panel, a couple of short closed tears to front panel, and light general rubbing.
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