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Strange and Bizarre

Strange and Bizarre

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The Book of Sand (1st English Printing)  The New Yorker, October 25, 1976, Borges, Jorge Luis
1 Borges, Jorge Luis The Book of Sand (1st English Printing) The New Yorker, October 25, 1976
Quarter inch tear and minor wrinkling to a small area of top edge of the first page of the story, no other defects to the magazine. . This is the first printing in English of Borges' famous short story "The Book of Sand," which was published by The New Yorker. The first printing in the original Spanish "El Libro de Arena," was published in 1975. "The Book of Sand" is closely related in concept to his earlier and arguably more famous story "The Library of Babel." Borges published an English collection of his short stories in 1977 that included, and was named for, "The Book of Sand." . 4to 11" - 13" tall. M5 The New Yorker Magazine, Inc. 1976 Single Issue Magazine Near Fine 30697 
Price: 125.00 USD
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2 Breuer, William B. The Spy Who Spent the War in Bed And Other Bizarre Tales from World War II
No defects. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . Amazing true stories from the Second World War. Each story is only a couple of pages, thus are several dozens of them. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 220 pages. C1 NY. NY John Wiley 2003 0471267392 / 9780471267393 1st Printing Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 21228 
Price: 7.50 USD
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An Analysis of Malay Magic, Endicott, Kirk Michael
3 Endicott, Kirk Michael An Analysis of Malay Magic
Creased corner of back cover, a little scuffing to card covers. Appears unread: Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Classic work on the subject. Bibliography, index. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 197 pages. T5 Oxford U Press 1992 Paperback Very Good+ 31148 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Footnotes:  A Collection of Pencil Pictures, Hull, Jim
4 Hull, Jim Footnotes: A Collection of Pencil Pictures
This is a side-stapled softcover with illustrated white card covers that are slightly soiled. . Book contains 55 pages of b/w pencil sketches, most being quite elaborate and nearly all at least somewhat bizarre. Many involve the human foot. Scarce. . Drawings. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 54 pages. M7 Bloomington, IN. Bloomington, IN Self Published 1974 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 24881 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Mail Art Collection, Kamijyo, Takahisa
5 Kamijyo, Takahisa Mail Art Collection
This is a softcover with heavy card covers and card wrappers, in perfect condition. No defects. . More than 500 examples of Japanese and English mail art -- that is, found postcard art, collected over a period of ten years. Author is a graphic designer. A beautiful copy of an unusual collection of ephemera. Text is in English and Japanese. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 152 pages. M7 Books Nippan 1988 1st Edition Softcover Fine 25527 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Werewolf: a Chrestomathy of Lycanthropy, Pronzoni, Bill
6 Pronzoni, Bill Werewolf: a Chrestomathy of Lycanthropy
No defects, jacket now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Book has no defects; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . An anthology of werewolf literature. Includes selections from Guy de Maupassant, Bram Stoker, H. H. Munro, and contemporary authors as well, 12 pieces in 198 pages plus a bibliography. The bright and attractive jacket shows a close-up of a furry fanged face. Would make a great gift. . Book Club Edition. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 198 pages. B5 New York. New York Arbor House 1979 Book Club Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 15228 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Beyond the Senses: a Report on Psychical Research in the Sixties, Tabori, Paul & Phyllis Raphael
7 Tabori, Paul & Phyllis Raphael Beyond the Senses: a Report on Psychical Research in the Sixties
Dust jacket has light creasing at extremities, slightly age-toned spine, no other defects, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread, As New. . Faith healers, the occult, Bridey Murphy, and more. Ah, the Sixties. A beautiful copy. . Frontiers of the unknown Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 224 pages. T5 Taplinger Publishing Company 1972 1st American Edition Hardcover As New in Near Fine dust jacket 27690 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Bluebeard, Vonnegut, Kurt
8 Vonnegut, Kurt Bluebeard
Dust jacket is a little rubbed, no other defects, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects and appears unread. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Hardcover with dust jacket. A beautiful copy of this Vonnegut classic, gift quality. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 300 pages. C3 Delacorte Press 1987 1st Trade Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 28866 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Timequake, Vonnegut, Kurt
9 Vonnegut, Kurt Timequake
No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected with fresh mylar sleeve. . A beautiful copy of the first edition, gift quality. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 219 pages. C3 Putnams 1997 0399137378 / 9780399137372 1st Edition Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 28865 
Price: 25.00 USD
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