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12084. OUR AMAZING WORLD OF NATURE: ITS MARVELS AND MYSTERIES. 1969. Pleasantvile, NY; Reader's Digest Association, Inc. . 4to ; Very Good/ Poor. Cover is green and black cloth w gold lettering. Spine is a little faded w some of the gold lettering rubbing off. Light foxing on top of page ends. Jacket is only , with chips, tears, browning, soil, and rubbings. This is a magnificant 320p. Book w 100 articles on the marvels of nature. With over 200 spectacular full-color photos and other illustrations. A heavy, oversized book. B0. $5.00

14032. THE POCKET BOOK OF SHORT STORIES. 1941. New York; Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. Authors include Hemingway, Benet, Cather, S. Anderson, Maugham, Henry, Stevenson, Chekov, Twain, Tolstoi, Poe, Balzac. Unabridged. Wraps are worn at spine and general wear, some creasing and soiling. Spine uncreased. Pages are absolutely bright and clean. Reading copy. 428p. H3. $5.00

14198. CLIFFS NOTES ON SHAKESPEARE'S MERCHANT OF VENICE. 1961. Lincoln, Nebraska; Cliffs Notes. Trade PB; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Includes complete background, plot discussion, theme development, character analysis, 99p. A few notes have been made in the text. H5. $5.00

16790. NATIONAL CAPITAL PARKS. 1965. Washington DC; U. S. Government Printing Office. Octavo - 8vo; 30pp. Good/ No Dust Jacket. Stapled pamphlet listing and briefly describing all of the Parks in Washington, D. C . Illustrated. Book is missing the lower corner of the back wrapper, extremities are rubbed. M3. $5.00

14014. VELIKOVSKY RECONSIDERED. 1976. New York; Warner Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. By the editors of Pensee. Reading copy only. Velikovsky's theory of the origin of the planet Venus, long ignored, is reinforced by new space probe information. Edgewear, rubbing, spine and corner creasing. Page edges soiled. Pages yellowed. 304 pages. H3. $6.00

13257. THE PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE THIRD REICH. 1962. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. An incredible history shown with 240 pictures and some supplemental text. This shows the history of the Third Reich with carefully selected photographs designed to speak volumes. The history actually begins with the rise and fall of the Weimar Republic. It has pictures of Baby Hitler and some of his drawings. It's a fascinating way to see, and learn about, history. The cover shows Nazis marching. The cover is edgeworn, some cover and spine creasing. The pages are stiff and clean. 224 pages. E5. $5.00

16508. MR. BOSTON DELUXE OFFICIAL BARTENDER'S GUIDE. 1977. Boston; Mr. Boston Distiller Corp. . 56th Printing; 12mo; 216pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Tiny spot on front cover. Hinge is cracked in two places. Hundreds of mixed drink recipes, and more. Illustrated in b/w and color. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. L4. $5.50

16472. Octavo - 8vo; Very Good+/ No Dust Jacket. $.00

13487. LETTERING AND ALPHABETS. 1956. New York; Dover Publications, Inc. . Trade PB; Reprint; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The art of hand lettering and alphabets, including 85 complete alphabets. 121p. Wraps are rubbed, w edgewear and slight curling. Tight, square, pages bright and clean. F4. $5.00

14011. THE POCKET BOOK OF MYSTERY STORIES. 1941. New York; Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Poor/ No Dust Jacket. Stories from Walter De La Mare, H. G. Wells, H. H. Munro, and many more. The wraps are not attractive, with foxing, missing shrinkwrap, creasing, and some soiling. The pages are bright, clean, and tight. Reading copy only, but a sturdy copy. 439 pages. H3. $4.00

12529. FOUR DAYS: THE HISTORICAL RECORD OF THE DEATH OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY. 1964. American Heritage Publishing Co. . 4to ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Includes a selection of official documents, public statements, private messages, and other relevant records. Many photos, color and b/w. The first few pages are wavy at bottom. Covers are browned and rubbed. Book is tight, square, bright, and clean. C4. $5.00

12530. EISENHOWER: AMERICAN HERO: THE HISTORICAL RECORDS OF HIS LIFE. 1969. American Heritage Publishing Co. . 4to ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Many photos, color and b/w. Pages are a little yellowed. Cover is sunned on spine and edges, rubbed. Book is tight, square, bright, and clean. C4. $5.00

14673. Adams, Douglas. LIFE, THE UNIVERSE AND EVERYTHING. 1982. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Harmony Books. 1st Edition; 12mo ; Near Fine/ Very Good. The concluding book in the Hitchhiker's trilogy. Jacket is rubbed, light edgewear, taped on inner surface. Book has owner's name on ffep. J3. $5.00

12427. Adams, Douglas. THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY. 1981. Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; Later Printing; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. 3" scratch on front cover, else as new. C2. $3.00

16783. Adams, Douglas. MOSTLY HARMLESS. 1992. NY; Ballantine Books. Trade PB; 1st Edition Thus; Octavo - 8vo; 277pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The fifth in the Hitchhiker's Trilogy. M3. $6.50

12027. Adams, Henry. THE EDUCATION OF HENRY ADAMS. 1931. New York; Modern Library. 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Introduction by James Truslow Adams. Bright red cloth cover, bumped corner. Title and following page are a little stressed. Owner's name written neatly inside front cover. Cover is clean and bright, pages clean, square, and tight, with the exceptions noted. B1. $6.00

14517. Adams, James Truslow. THE EPIC OF AMERICA. 1941. Garden City; Blue Ribbon Books. 8 ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. National story of the U. S. , how ordinary Americans have become what they are. Light wear to extremities of blue cloth cover, light stain on front cover, sunned spine. Tight, square, pages clean and slightly yellowed. I6. $5.00

13953. Aird, Catherine. HENRIETTA WHO? . 1981. Bantam. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ A British "English Village" mystery. Light edgewear and browning to cover edges, pages browned. Tight, square, spine uncreased. H2. $6.00

13954. Aird, Catherine. HIS BURIAL TOO. 1981. Bantam. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ Light edgewear and browning to cover edges, pages browned. Tight, square, spine uncreased. 1/2" tear to back cover. H2. $5.00

16751. Aird, Catherine. SOME DIE ELOQUENT. 1981. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 1st Edition Thus; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Pages yellowing. Slight spine crease. 198p. M3. $6.00

14847. Aldrich, Gary. UNLIMITED ACCESS: AN FBI AGENT INSIDE THE CLINTON WHITE HOUSE. 1996. Washington DC; Regnery Publishing, Inc. . 8; Fine/ Fine. Third printing. A scathing expose of the Clinton White House, particularly Hillary and her machinations. The jacket shows a placid White House. 222p. J5. $5.50

13419. Allingham, Margery. MR. CAMPION'S LUCKY DAY AND OTHER STORIES. 1992. New York; Carroll & Graf. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. 18 short story mysteries, including a few involving Albert Campion of hte PBS Mystery! Series. Appears unopened. F3. $5.00

12270. Amory, Cleveland. THE CAT WHO CAME FOR CHRISTMAS. 1987. Boston; Little, Brown And Company. 8vo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Biography of Amory's cat, Polar Bear. B6. $6.00

14129. Anderson, Commander William R. . NAUTILUS 90 NORTH. 1959. New York; Signet Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. Reading copy only. The story of the Nautilus told by her skipper, this is a true adventure of the first ship to open a new Northwest Passage under the Arctic ice. The pictorial cover shows the sub pushing through icy water. The cover is worn and rubbed with some creasing and pen on the back cover. There is a 1" strip on the spine which has separated from the binding, now taped, but the binding remains tight and solid to make a sturdy reading copy. Pages browned with many bumped corners. B/w illus. , 140p. H4. $4.00

13795. Andreyev, Leonid. THE SEVEN THAT WERE HANGED & OTHER STORIES. 1961. New York; Vintage Russian Library. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. Classic Russian short stories by the author. Reading copy only. The page ends are speckled, there are pen marks on the cover and throughout the book. The spine is creased and the binding is slightly cocked. The pages are tight and bright. 249 pages. G5. $6.00

13958. Armstrong, Campbell. JIG. 1989. Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ Spine creased, light cover and edgewear. Tight, square, pages clean and slightly yellowed. H2. $5.00

13963. Armstrong, Campbell. CONCERT OF GHOSTS. 1994. Harper Paperbacks. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ Light spine creases, light edgewear. H2. $5.00

12753. Asimov, Isaac. THE DOUBLE PLANET. 1968. New York; Pyramid Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. Asimov reveals some of the mysteries of space and the moon with "accessible and enlightening" discussion. Black-and-white pictures and diagrams. Some foxing throughout the book, yellowed pages. The front of the cover looks nice with one bumped corner, showing a picture of the earth in space with the moon hovering behind it. The spine is creased only at the bottom, but the back of the cover has several near-puncture marks and one long scratch. Very slight edgewear. The pages are clean, stiff, and tight. 159 pages. D3. $5.00

16240. Auchincloss, Louis. THE BOOK CLASS. 1984. NY; Houghton Mifflin Company. Ex-Lib; 1st Edition; 8vo ; Near Fine/ Near Fine. The story of twelve women who held a book discussion group for 60 years. 212p. Ex-library with associated stamps and stickers, rear end page removed. Glossy, clean, tight K5. $6.00

12960. Audemars, Pierre. GONE TO HER DEATH. 1984. New York; Walker And Company. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ Very tight, handsome cover. Condition description follows Hancer's Paperback Condition Guide. E1. $6.00

12752. Bacon, James. MADE IN HOLLYWOOD. 1978. New York; Warner Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. This tell-all is probably much more detailed than one you would find now--the author was, after all, friends with many of the stars discussed here. This man knows and tells the intimate details of the lives of the stars. It's quite racy at parts, and sometimes more than you really want to know about screen idols, revealing the sometimes quite unattractive people behind the images. Black-and-white pictures. The cover shows a woman's posterior in shortie shorts. There is some edgewear and spine creasing. Page edges are soiled. Pages are yellowing but are clean and tight. 318 pages with index. D3. $6.00

14639. Bainbridge, Beryl. THE BOTTLE FACTORY OUTING. 1994. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Carroll & Graf Publishers, Incorporated. Trade PB; 8 ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Owner's name on ffep. Edges lightly rubbed, light creasing on corners of front cover and first few pages. Tight, square, pages clean and bright, spine uncreased. An oversized, high quality softcover. J2. $5.00

12652. Bardens, Dennis. MYSTERIOUS WORLDS. 1970. Cowles Book Company. 8vo ; Very Good/ Poor. Documents and discusses prophetic dreams, ghosts, astral projection, clairvoyance, reincarnation, witches, UFOs, and more. Cover has upper corners bumped, light wear on bottom edge of spine. Jacket has tears, chips, soil, browning. A personal investigation of the weird, the uncanny, and the unexplained. C7. $4.00

13252. Barnett, Correlli. THE SWORD-BEARERS: SUPREME COMMAND IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR. 1965. New York; Signet Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. WWI analyzed by looking at four key commanders. By examining the tactics, motivations, and personalities of Moltke, Jellicoe, Petain, and Ludendorff, the author seeks to find a better understanding of WWI. Maps and black-and-white photographs. The cover shows an illustration of the four men. There is general cover wear, some foxing and creasing and soiling. The spine is creased. There is a brown stain on the bottom of the front cover. The pages are age-browned, but the book is nice and tight. 381 pages. E5. $6.00

16563. Barzun, Jacques; Graff, Henry F. . THE MODERN RESEARCHER. 1985. San Diego; Harcourt Brace. Trade PB; 4th Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 450pp. Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Several instances of underlining and other marking in light pencil, fully erasable. Covers rubbed. Classic work on research and writing. This is the revised and expanded 4th edition. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. An oversized, high quality softcover. Spine and covers are uncreased. L6. $6.00

14327. Beechcroft, William. POSITION OF ULTIMATE TRUST. 1981. New York; Signet. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Signet AE-1551. Wrapper is rubbed at edges, small corner fold. Spine is uncreased. Tight, square, pages clean and yellowing. I1. $6.00

16507. Beecroft, John. THE GENTLEMAN FROM INDIANAPOLIS: A TREASURY OF BOOTH TARKINGTON. 1957. Garden City; Doubleday. Octavo - 8vo; 732pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Lightly rubbed at extremities. Wonderful collection of Booth Tarkington novels, short stories, and extracts from novels. Includes the full texts of Penrod, Alice Adams, and The Magnificant Ambersons. L4. $6.50

12957. Bell, Josephine. STRANGER ON A CLIFF. 1952. Ace Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ Faint stress line on spine, slight creases on cover, pages yellowing. Very tight. Condition description follows Hancer's Paperback Condition Guide. E1. $6.00

16723. Bernardo, Jose Raul. THE SECRET OF THE BULLS. 1997. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Simon & Schuster Trade Paperbacks. Trade PB; 1st Edition; 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Light scuffing on cover. Tiny spine nick & corner bump. 299p. Cover is white with an exotic-looking couple dancing. Novel set in early 20th century Cuba. M3. $6.00

13117. Binder, Otto. WHAT WE REALLY KNOW ABOUT FLYING SAUCERS. 1967. New York; Fawcett Publications, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. Binder weighs all the evidence and concludes definitively that UFOs do exist. Aimed at skeptics. General wear, some cover creasing , rubbing, wear. Spine creased. Page edges have foxing. Pages are clean and tight. 224 pages. E2. $4.00

16525. Bird, Isabella L. . A LADY'S LIFE IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS. 1988. Norman; U Oklahoma Press. Trade PB; 16th Printing; Octavo - 8vo; 256pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Light spine creasing. "A great piece of reporting ... Delightful letters by an English spinster woh recorded a considerable portion of the real West. " An oversized, high quality softcover. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. L5. $6.50

13153. Blair, Clay / Blair, Joan. THE SEARCH FOR J.F.K.. 1977. New York; Berkley Medallion Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Good+/ No Dust Jacket. This biography focuses on Kennedy the man, not Kennedy the president. The pictures are of Jack the young man, and the focus is of his years in the navy and his relationships with people. A different perspective of one of America's most dynamic presidents. General wear, spine creases, corner bumping. A good solid reading book. 642 pages. E3. $5.00

13448. Blake, Nicholas. END OF CHAPTER. 1957. Berkley Publishing Company. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. A Nigel Strangeways mystery. Spine is uncreased, crease on back wrapper. Tight, square, pages clean and yellowed. F3. $6.00

12757. Blond, Georges. THE DEATH OF HITLER'S GERMANY. 1958. New York; Pyramid Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. For the last year of Hitler's Reich, there were stupid mistakes made, Hitler was in terrible mental and physical health, and chaos reigned. This book makes that time come alive with imagined conversations Hitler had with his followers, plenty of factual information, and eyewitness testimony. The front cover has a photograph of Hitler standing before a burning city, and the back cover has a photograph of Nazi soldiers marching past Hitler. There is general wear, bumped corners, several cover creases, and soiled page edges. Pages are tight and clean. 240 pages. D3. $5.00

14835. Blum, Howard. WANTED! : THE SEARCH FOR NAZIS IN AMERICA. 1977. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Crown Publishing Group, Incorporated. 8; Very Good/ Very Good. Reprint. The hunt for Nazi war criminals in the United States. The search is hampered by the US government. The page ends are spotted. The jacket with its Swastika sewn to a blue field with white stars has some discoloration on the edges and light edgewear. 255p. J6. $5.50

16285. Bobrowski, Johannes; Cropper, Janet (translator) . LEVIN'S MILL. 1996. NY; New Directions. Ex-Lib; 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Historical fiction set in a villiage in West Prussia in 1874. 230p. Ex-library with associated stamps and stickers. Glossy, clean, square. K6. $6.00

14629. Bonner, Elena. ALONE TOGETHER. 1986. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated. 1st Edition; 8 ; Fine/ Near Fine. Illus. W plates, index, 270p. Jacket is lightly browned at edges, price-clipped, light edgewear. J2. $5.00

16769. Borgenicht, Miriam. STILL LIFE. 1989. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Harlequin Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition Thus; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Murder mystery. First pb edition. Pages browning, light spine creasing. Tight, square, clean. 219p. M2. $5.00

15167. Boslough, John. STEPHEN HAWKING'S UNIVERSE : AN INTRODUCTION TO THE MOST REMARKABLE SCIENTIST OF OUR TIME. 1989. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Morrow/Avon. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; 149pp. Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Light edge rubbing, no creasing, pages slightly yellowed. An in-depth look at Stephen Hawkings, one of the best and most remarkable scientists of our time, and how he sees the universe. The cover shows a section of space. C4. $6.00

12020. Brander, Bruce. THE RIVER NILE. Washington, D. C.; National Geographic Society. 4to ; Near Fine/ Very Good. Green cloth cover w green and gilt lettering and decoration. Jacket spine is browned and rubbed, top edge of book is foxed, else fine. Pages are tight, bright, and clean. Includes a large map of the Nile Valley laid in. 208 p. B0. $5.00

16355. Brautigan, Richard. THE ABORTION: AN HISTORICAL ROMANCE 1966. 1972. NY; Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition Thus; 12mo; 192pp. Good-/ No Dust Jacket. Pages somewhat yellowed. Cover is a mess, with deep gouges (not penetrating the paper) , rubbing, age-staining, creasing. Tight, square, pages clean. Concerns the romantic possibilities of a public library in California. L1. $5.00

16637. Brennan, Matthew, Ed. . HUNTER-KILLER SQUADRON. 1992. Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition Thus; Octavo - 8vo; 317pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Light spine crease, light corner crease on front cover. Aero-weapons, aero-scouts, aero-rifles. Vietnam 1965-1972. First Pocket Books printing. M1. $6.50

13948. Brett, Simon. A RECONSTRUCTED CORPSE. 1996. Toronto; Worldwide. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ A Charles Paris mystery. Spine creases. Very tight, square, pages clean and bright. H2. $5.00

15130. Briggs, Peter. MYSTERIES OF OUR WORLD. 1969. New York; Tower Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. This book does not seek to answer life's mysteries, but does pose some amazing questions about the world around us and gives some expert opinions. Dinosaurs, sharks, earthquakes, weather, oceans--there is a lot modern science has not yet discovered about these and many more things. The cover is clean, stiff, and glossy with several light creases. Pages browned. 240p. C2. $6.00

13728. Bryan, J. , Iii. AIRCRAFT CARRIER. 1957. New York; Ballantine. Mass Market PB; Later Printing; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. "A magnificent tale of action in the skies around Japan and on board the carrier Yorktown -- the Fighting Lady. " Tight, square, pages clean and yellowed. Light creases on rear wrapper, 1" tear on spine edge. G4. $5.00

14003. Buchanan, Edna. ACT OF BETRAYAL. 1996. Hyperion. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ Light edgewear, finely creased spine. Very tight, square, pages clean and bright. H2. $5.00

12089. Buck, Pearl S. . THE PATRIOT. 1939. New York; The John Day Company. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Gold decoration and lettering on brown cloth. Faded spine, small brown spot on front cover near spine. Inside, pages are slightly yellowed and clean; binding is tight and square. B2. $6.00

14631. Burns, George. GRACIE : A LOVE STORY. 1988. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; G. P. Putnam's Sons. 8 ; Fine/ Very Good. Gracie's story, told by her beloved George Burns. Illus. W many plates. Jacket has minor indentations on back panel, 1/2" tear, is a bit rubbed. J2. $4.50

14594. Burns, Olive Ann. LEAVING COLD SASSY : THE UNFINISHED SEQUEL TO COLD SASSY TREE. 1992. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Ticknor & Fields. 1st Edition; 8 ; Fine/ Near Fine. The unfinished sequel to Cold Sassy Tree. Jacket is a bit rumpled at one edge. J1. $6.00

15190. Burns, Walter Noble. TOMBSTONE: AN ILIAD OF THE SOUTHWEST. 1946. New York; Penguin Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. Reading copy only. Tight and square. Pages are browned and foxed and have water damage but are not warped. 273p. The story of Wyatt Earp and many others--desperados and cowboys, heroes and villains. C5. $5.00

14354. Busch, Harald. U-BOATS AT WAR: GERMAN SUBMARINES IN ACTION 1939-1945. 1967. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Bal-hi edition. German submarine warfare in WWII as told by a German officer on the subs. The cover shows a surfaced sub heading for ships under fire and on fire. Some corner creases, light edge rubbing. Spine wrinkles, age-discoloration on back cover. Cover and pages stiff and clean. Pages yellowed. 175p. I2. $6.00

14353. Busch, Harald. U-BOATS AT WAR: GERMAN SUBMARINES IN ACTION 1939-1945. 1973. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The pictorial cover shows many Nazi soldiers on the deck of a U-boat with flag flying proudly. The author was a German officer on the subs. Some light creasing on the cover, water stain on top spine corner. One spine crease. Cover and pages stiff, pages browned. 175p. I2. $5.00

15076. Butler, Gwendoline. COFFIN IN THE MUSEUM OF CRIME (MYSTERY SER.) . 1993. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Harlequin Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. A John Coffin mystery. Lightly creased spine. A5. $5.50

14010. Caesar, Julius. WAR COMMENTARIES OF CAESAR. 1960. New York; The New American Library. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. Translated by Rex Warner. Caesar's own account of his actions and strategies. Worn and creased illustrated wraps, yellowing pages, bumped corners. Reading copy only. 335 pages. H3. $5.00

16213. Cahan, Abraham. THE RISE OF DAVID LEVINSKY. 1966. New York; Harper Colophon Books. Trade PB; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The story of an immigrant in turn-of-the- (last) Century America, first published in 1917. 530p. An oversized, high-quality softcover. Some rubbing, spine creasing. Tight, square, clean. K6. $6.00

12459. Caine, Michael. WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT? . 1994. Ballantine. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ Two stress marks on spine, very light wear on edges. C2. $6.00

13152. Campbell, James. THE BOMBING OF NUREMBERG. 1978. New York; Zebra Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The RAF flies straight into an ambush. Some general cover wear, spine creasing, spine edges have damage that only affect the cover. Pages yellowing but tight and clean. 194 pages. E2. $6.00

14838. Carlson, John Roy. UNDER COVER: MY FOUR YEARS IN THE NAZI UNDERWORLD OF AMERICA. 1943. New York; E. P. Dutton & Co. , Inc.. Later Printing; 8; Very Good/ Poor. "How Axis agents and our enemies within are now plotting to destroy the United States. " Fourteenth printing. Illus. , index, 544p. The jacket is edgeworn and tattered with several small pieces missing, yellowed. It is mostly intact and clean. The cover is rubbed on the edges with bumped corner and spine ends. Clean, bright, tight copy. J5. $6.50

13219. Carpenter, John. EXTREMISM U.S.A.. 1964. Phoenix, AZ; Associated Professional Services, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Good+/ No Dust Jacket. First printing. The author explores the strengths and failings of the extreme left and the extreme right, plus the various groups to come from the radical extremes--the Nazi party, the Klan, Socialists and Communists. Spine creased, a piece of cover surface missing from the bottom edge of the spine. Two corners bumped. The cover is glossy and has very little wear. Pages barely browned. Unfortunately, the binding is cracked, else book would be near fine. 239 pages. E4. $6.00

12288. Catton, Bruce. A STILLNESS AT APPOMATTOX. 1953. Garden City; Doubleday. 8vo ; Very Good/ Poor. Story of the fateful last year of the American Civil War. Gold decoration and lettering on black cloth. Light stain on page ends. Pages are clean, bright, binding is tight. Jacket has tears, chips, yellowing. B6. $4.50

14270. Catton, Bruce. GLORY ROAD: THE BLOODY ROUTE FROM FREDERICKSBURG TO GETTYSBURG. 1952. Garden City; Doubleday. Later Printing; 8vo ; Near Fine/ Poor. Jacket is map of the bloody route, as are endpages. Owner's small bookplate on half title page. Jacket has chips, tears, age-toning, but is intact, still handsome and colorful. H6. $5.00

12906. Cerf, Bennett. THE LIFE OF THE PARTY: A NEW COLLECTION OF STORIES AND ANECDOTES. Garden City; Doubleday. 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Short stories, anecdotes, by a very funny writer. May be a book club edition. Bookplate of former owner inside front cover. Wonderful illus. By Carl Rose. Yellow cloth cover, 352p. Tight, square, clean, pages lightly yellowed. D7. $5.00

12386. Clancy, Tom. EXECUTIVE ORDERS. 1997. Berkley Publishing Company. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ Condition description follows Hancer's Paperback Condition Guide. C1. $6.00

15179. Collier, Peter / Horowitz, David. THE ROCKEFELLERS: AN AMERICAN DYNASTY. 1977. New York; Signet Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. A look into the lives of the unbelievably wealthy. The black cover has a little rubbing, but is glossy and uncreased. 774p. C4. $5.00

14168. Congdon, Don. COMBAT: THE WAR WITH GERMANY. 1963. New York; Dell. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ A Dell Original. 13 pieces on World War Two in Europe, each written by an expert, on Dunkirk, The Battle of Britain, Malta, Tobruk, and nine others. 384p. Long cover fold, pages yellowed. Spine is uncrreased. H4. $5.00

11849. Conrad, Joseph. LORD JIM. 1920. New York; The Book League Of America. Reprint; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. VG HB. Pages yellowing, with prices written in pencil on first free endpage. Cover is blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. No dust jacket. Overall, book is in exc. Cond. , tight, square, clean and bright. Very nice copy of classic Conrad sea tale. A2. $6.00

12390. Conrad, Joseph. HEART OF DARKNESS / THE SECRET SHARER. 1958. Signet. Mass Market PB; Reprint; 12mo ; Near Fine/ Pages are very browned, cover is rubbed, no spine creases. Condition description follows Hancer's Paperback Condition Guide. C1. $5.00

12293. Conrad, Joseph. THE SECRET SHARER AND OTHER STORIES. 1993. New York; Dover Thrift Edition. Trade PB; 8vo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Unabridged. High quality oversized soft cover. Price tag on rear cover. B7. $4.00

12751. Cottrell, Leonard. THE HORIZON BOOK OF LOST WORLDS. 1964. New York; Dell Publishing Co. , Inc.. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. Recreates nine ancient civilizations: the Egyptians, the Mesopotamians, the Indus Valley people, the Minoans, the Mycenaeans, the peoples of Anatolia, the Etruscans, the Khmers, and the Maya. The front cover shows a giant stone head on the ground with a little person standing over it. General cover edgewear, spine creasing. Pages are yellowing but are tight and clean. Corners bumped. 383 pages with index. D3. $6.00

12055. Coxe, George Harmon. NEVER BET YOUR LIFE. 1952. New York; Knopf. 8vo ; Very Good/ Poor. Jacket is chipped, small tears, stained and foxed at edges. Front cover has nice illustration in good shape. B2. $5.00

13961. Crichton, Michael. TRAVELS. 1991. Ballantine. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ Spine is uncreased. Light edgewear. H2. $5.00

12808. Crichton, Michael. TRAVELS. 1988. New York; Ballantine. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; As New/ No Dust Jacket. D3. $4.00

16741. Curran, Ronald (editor) . THE WEIRD GATHERING & OTHER TALES FROM THE ENCHANTED WORLD OF DARK LEGENDS. 1979. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Fawcett. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The cover is a swirling mass of snakes, smoke, tongues, hair--very mysterious and creative. Tales of the supernatural and of witchcraft. Cover glossy and clean, creaseless but with some glue wrinkles on spine. Pages age-browned. 574p. M3. $6.00

13123. Custer, George Armstrong. MY LIFE ON THE PLAINS. New York; Leisure Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Reprint. The autobiography of the youngest general in the Union Army. Some rubbing around the spine. Pages yellowed but tight and clean. Stiff wraps, w 1/4" tear on edge of front wrapper. 280 pages. E2. $6.00

13852. Danto, Arthur / Morgenbesser, Sidney, Eds. . PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE. 1963. Cleveland; Meridian Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Small trade paperback is a collection of articles by some of the greatest: Galileo, Russell, Nagel, Hempel, Carnap, Presley, Boltzmann, Mach, Newton, Berkeley, Poincare, and others. Bibl, 477p. G6. $5.00

15486. Davies, Joseph E. . MISSION TO MOSCOW. 1941. New York; Simon & Schuster. Octavo - 8vo; 659pp. Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Jacket is rubbed, a little soiled. Spine faded. Name scratched out on front pastedown, light foxing on endpages. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. Author was U. S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union from 1936 to 1938. E4. $5.50

13748. Davis, Burke. TO APPOMATTOX: NINE APRIL DAYS, 1855. 1959. New York; Rinehart And Co. . 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. About the closing battle of the American Civil War. Maps, photos, bibl. , index, 433p. Brown cloth cover w a few light spots, faded spine, scrape mark, all minor. Inside, tight and square, pages clean and bright. G4. $6.00

13875. De, Gaulle, Charles. MEMOIRS OF HOPE: RENEWAL AND ENDEAVOR. 1976. New York; Simon & Shuster. 8vo ; Very Good/ Very Good. The memoirs of the great French leader of WWII and postwar Europe. Trans. By Terence Kilmartin. Remainder dot on top page edge, pages are a bit wavy. Jacket laminate is peeling off, scuffs. Book does not appear to have been read. Index, 392p. H1. $6.00

14059. De, Seversky, Major Alexander P. . AMERICA--TOO YOUNG TO DIE! . 1962. New York; MacFadden Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Poor/ No Dust Jacket. An apocalyptic vision of the perils of nuclear weaponry. Reading copy only. Cover is rubbed, worn, and badly soiled. Pages browned. Binding tight. 160p. H3. $4.00

16749. De, Tocqueville, Alexis. OLD REGIME & THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. 1955. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Vintage Anchor Publishing. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Translated by Stuart Gilbert. Slightest rubbing on cover edges -- otherwise As New. 300p. M3. $6.00

16861. DeLillo, Don. UNDERWORLD. 1998. NY; Simon & Schuster. Trade PB; 1st Edition Thus; Octavo - 8vo; 827pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Slight curling and edgewear of front cover. A national bestseller, a "masterwork. " An oversized, high quality softcover. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. M4. $6.50

12460. Demille, Nelson. THE GENERAL'S DAUGHTER. 1993. Warner Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ Stress marks on spine. Tight and square. C2. $5.00

12461. Demille, Nelson. SPENCERVILLE. 1995. Warner Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ C2. $3.00

14070. Dexter, Colin. SERVICE OF ALL THE DEAD. 1988. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. An Inspector Morse mystery. Many deaths at the church of St. Frideswide brings Inspector Morse's skills. Made into a Mystery! TV show. Spine lightly creased, cover glossy with light rubbing, pages browned. 229p. H3. $6.00

14072. Dexter, Colin. THE DEAD OF JERICHO. 1988. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. An Inspector Morse mystery. Inspector Morse investigates an apparent suicide. Made into a Mystery! Show. Spine creased, cover glossy with light rubbing, pages browned. Cover glossy and attractive. 228p. H3. $6.00

14993. Dinesen, Isak; Lasson, Frans (editor) ; Born, Anne (translator). LETTERS FROM AFRICA, 1914-1931 (PHOENIX FICTION SER.) . 1984. Chicago, Il, U. S. A.; University Of Chicago Press. Trade PB; 8 ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Letters home from Isak Dinesen. "A rich new biographical perspective on the brilliant storyteller. " Illus. W plates. Index, 474p. Small water stain at bottom left corner of cover and first 20 pages. Light rubbing and wear on covers, owner's name on half title page. An oversized high-quality softcover, spine uncreased. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. A1. $6.50

12078. Donaldson, Stephen R. . DAUGHTER OF REGALS AND OTHER TALES. 1984. New York; Del Rey. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ Very Good. Gilt lettering on black cloth and gray boards. Book is , looks unread. Pages are clean and bright, binding is tight and square. Jacket is lightly rubbed, back flap has three creases. Seven short stories in addition to "Daughter of Regals. " 337p. B2. $5.00

12144. Donleavy, J. P. . A FAIRY TALE OF NEW YORK. 1989. New York; Atlantic Monthly Press. Trade PB; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. An oversized, high quality softcover. Light scratch on back cover. Slight fold on front right corner of cover. Edges slightly soiled. Pages bright, tight, and beautiful. Cover is white with lavendar borders and navy lettering. 341 pages. B3. $6.00

13124. Dooley, Tom. THE EDGE OF TOMORROW. 1961. New York; Signet Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The young Dr. Tom Dooley travels with four other men to start a hospital in the jungle of Laos to fight disease and Communism. The cover shows Dr. Dooley embracing a child. Black-and-white photographs Slight creases near and on the spine, tiny rubbing on cover edges. Pages yellowed, but tight and clean. 144 pages. E2. $6.00

13125. Dooley, Tom. THE NIGHT THEY BURNED THE MOUNTAIN. 1961. New York; Signet Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Dr. Tom Dooley founds a MEDICO clinic in Laos and fights the battle with cancer that he eventually lost at the age of 34. The cover shows Dr. Dooley smiling with a child. Black-and-white photographs. Slight creases, some rubbing on cover edges. Spine bumped on bottom. Pages yellowed, but tight and clean. 144 pages. E2. $6.00

14694. Dossey, Larry. HEALING WORDS : THE POWER OF PRAYER & THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE. 1995. San Francisco, Ca, U. S. A.; Harpersanfrancisco. Later Printing; 8 ; Fine/ Fine. Shows through scientific research how prayer can positively affect healing. Index, 288p. J3. $6.50

12289. Dostoyevsky, Fyodor. NOTES FROM THE UNDERGROUND. 1992. New York; Dover Thrift Edition. Trade PB; 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Unabridged. High quality oversized soft cover. Price tag on back cover. One corner of back cover is bent. B7. $3.00

15982. Du Maurier, Daphne. THE PARASITES. 1950. Garden City; Doubleday. Octavo - 8vo; 305pp. Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. General small stains, light rubbing and wear to black cloth cover. Owner's name inside front cover. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. I3. $5.00

11871. Eaton, Jerome A. . GARDENING UNDER GLASS: AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE GREENHOUSE. 1974. New York; MacMillan. Ex-Library; 8vo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. Condition hb. Cover is badly stained, corners are bumped and worn. Binding is tight and square. Interior of book is in excellent cond. , clean and bright, except that it is an ex-library book, with the usual stamps, labels, and pocket. Includes hundreds of b&w photos. No dust jacket. A2. $4.00

15136. Edwards, Frank. FLYING SAUCERS--HERE AND NOW! . 1968. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. New documented reports and answers to UFO questions plus "stories of the kooks and hoaxers". B/W photos. The cover is black with red and orange letters. Very light edge rubbing. No creasing. Tight, square, stiff, clean. 162p. C1. $6.00

15170. Edwards, Frank. FLYING SAUCERS--SERIOUS BUSINESS. 1966. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; 184pp. Good+/ No Dust Jacket. The cover has some foxing and age-discoloration but is stiff and the binding tight. Pages yellowed. Some writing on back cover and FEP. "Overwhelming new evidence that [flying saucers] are real! ! ! ! ! ! !" B/W photos. C5. $5.00

13962. Elkins, Aaron. DEAD MEN'S HEARTS. 1995. Mysterious Press. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ A Gideon Oliver mystery. GO is a forensic anthropologist. Ly creased spine. H2. $5.00

14546. Elkins, Aaron J. . OLD SCORES : A CHRIS NORGREN MYSTERY (NORTHWEST MYSTERIES SER.) . 1994. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Fawcett. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ A Chris Norgren mystery. I6. $5.00

14269. Erdman, Paul. THE LAST DAYS OF AMERICA. 1981. New York; Simon & Shuster. 8vo ; Fine/ Very Good. Book looks unopened, remainder mark on bottom page ends. Jacket is rubbed, light edgewear. H6. $5.00

14915. Erdrich, Louise. TRACKS. 1989. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Harpertrade. Trade PB; 8; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The author's third novel, this continues her exploration of Native American issues and lives. The cover shows a girl in Native American garb blending into a background of a simple drawing. The cover is glossy and clean with no creasing but a corner is curled and there are some comments written lightly in pencil in the margins and some light underlining, also in pencil. Owners name written on FEP. Spine is uncreased. An oversized, high quality softcover. 226p. K1. $5.00

14007. Everest, Lt. Col. Frank K. . THE FASTEST MAN ALIVE. 1959. New York; Pyramid Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. An autobiography of a survivor of the air war in WWII and one of the first rocket plane pilots. Pictorial wraps are worn and rubbed. Pages yellowed. Binding cracked, horizontal split in spine. Reading copy. 192 pages. H3. $5.00

13861. Fair, A. . WIDOWS WEAR WEEDS. 1967. Dell. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ A Donald Lam, Bertha Cool mystery. Wraps have edgewear, are rubbed. Back wrap has several creases at corner. Spine is uncreased. Tight, square, pages clean and yellowed. A first Dell edition. G6. $6.00

16374. Farb, Peter. MAN'S RISE TO CIVILIZATION, AS SHOWN BY THE INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA FROM PRIMEVAL TIMES TO THE COMING OF THE INDUSTRIAL STATE. 1968. New York; E. P. Dutton & Co. . Book Club Edition; BOMC; 8vo; Very Good+/ Very Good. Jacket has light edgewear, is rubbed. First few pages of book have light creasing. "Author finds the true romance of American Indians in what they can tell us about ourselves. " Tight, square, pages clean and bright. J3. $5.00

14609. Feldman, David. DO PENGUINS HAVE KNEES? : AN IMPONDERABLES BOOK. 1991. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Harpertrade. Later Printing; 8 ; Fine/ Near Fine. Another "Imponderables" book, by the author of Why do Clocks Run Clockwise? J1. $6.00

15238. Flamini, Roland. SOVEREIGN : ELIZABETH II & THE WINDSOR DYNASTY. 1991. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Delacorte Press. 8; Near Fine/ Near Fine. A biography of Queen Elizabeth II and her family, complete with b/w photos. The jacket is barely bumped on top, rubbed. Owner blindstamp on ffep. 440p. C1. $6.00

14552. Fleming, Joan. DEATH OF A SARDINE. 1967. Ballantine. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ Small chip at head and foot of spine, spine uncreased. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. I6. $6.00

12389. Fleming, Thomas. OVER THERE. 1994. Harper Paperbacks. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ Corner of spine is bumped, no spine creases. Condition description follows Hancer's Paperback Condition Guide. C1. $6.00

12283. Ford, Daniel. THE CULT OF THE ATOM. 1982. New York; Simon & Shuster. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Near Fine/ Good. Based on secret papers of the Atomic Energy Commission. Tells the story of the nuclear safety cover-up and of persistent AEC mismanagement. Includes b/w photos, notes, index. 274p. Bottom edge has remainder mark. Book does not look read. Cover has a few tears and chips, lightly rubbed. B6. $5.00

12598. Fowler, Gene. GOOD NIGHT, SWEET PRINCE. 1944. Philadelphia; Blakiston Co. . Reprint; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The life and times of John Barrymore. End pages have many sketches of Barrymore characters. Former owner's name inside front cover. Edges of maroon cover are worn, corners are bumped and worn. Spine is tight and square, pages are clean and bright, very lightly yellowed. C5. $6.00

15169. Frank, Wolfgang. THE SEA WOLVES: THE COMPLETE STORY OF GERMAN U-BOATS AT WAR. 1955. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; 230pp. Good/ No Dust Jacket. Cover has edgewear, some cover separation at spine ends. The pages are yellowed, binding is tight. 220p. Reprint. The history of the near victory of the German Navy in WWII written by a German naval officer. The cover shows a photo of a raised sub with Nazi flag flying. B/w illus. C4. $6.00

16655. Fromm, Erich. THE FORGOTTEN LANGUAGE. 1951. NY; Rinehart & Company. Octavo - 8vo; 263pp. Good-/ No Dust Jacket. Boards are worn, scraped, rubbed, with a few ink marks in the text. An Introduction to the Understanding of Dreams, Fairy Tales and Myths, based on psychological analysis. A solid reading copy. M1. $5.00

15761. Furnas, C. C. . THE NEXT HUNDRED YEARS: THE UNFINISHED BUSINESS OF SCIENCE. 1936. New York; Reynal & Hitchcock. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 434pp. Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The number "35" is written in the corner of the front cover in black ink. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. Author, a chemical engineer, speculates on what science will accomplish during the next hundred years. Topics addressed include mental defectives, the nature of life, hormones, infectious diseases, food, death, insects, and much else. Fascinating. G6. $5.00

16760. Gardner, Erle Stanley. THE CASE OF THE FABULOUS FAKE. 1989. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Ballantine Publishing Group. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Perry Mason's on the case again! The barest rubbing on cover edges. Tight, clean, square. Pages yellowing. 180p. M3. $6.00

12574. Gardner, Erle Stanley. THE CASE OF THE SLEEPWALKER'S NIECE. 1946. New York; The World Publishing Company. 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. A Perry Mason mystery! First Tower Books printing. Pages yellowing. Light foxing on end-pages. Pages clean & tight. Cover has some stains, but as it is black, they are hard to see. Cryptic gift inscription on front end page. C6. $6.00

14540. Gash, Jonathan. THE SLEEPERS OF ERIN (CRIME MONTHLY SER.) . 1984. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Viking Penguin. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ Corner lightly bumped, no spine or cover creases. I6. $6.50

12494. Gifford, Thomas. PRAETORIAN. 1993. New York; Bantam. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Near Fine/ Near Fine. Ffep has light stained area 1"x2" and matching 1" stain on inner fold of jacket, else as new. C3. $5.00

12958. Gilbert, Anthony. THE LOOKING GLASS MURDER. 1968. Pyramid Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ Gothic. Faint stress line on spine, slight creases on cover, pages yellowing. Very tight. Condition description follows Hancer's Paperback Condition Guide. E1. $6.00

12061. Golding, William. DARKNESS VISIBLE. 1979. New York; Farrar Straus Giroux. Ex-Library; 8vo ; Good/ Very Good. Former library copy with all that that implies. Tape marks have stained cover, page ends are soiled. Binding is tight and square, pages and clean and bright. B2. $3.00

13121. Goodavage, Joseph F. . THE COMET KOHOUTEK: GREATEST FIERY CHARIOT OF ALL TIME. 1973. New York; Pinnacle Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. OK, so Comet Kohoutek didn't kill us. That particular question from the book has been answered (maybe in 30, 000, 000 years, the next time it's in the neighborhood? ) . But there is still a lot to learn from this book about comets in general and this one in particular. Spine creased once, very slight rubbing on cover edges. Pages are yellowing but are tight and clean. Stiff wrappersm, spine has a fine crease. 189 pages. E2. $6.00

12316. Gordon, Noah. THE DEATH COMMITTEE. 1969. New York; McGraw-Hill Book Company. 8vo ; Near Fine/ Very Good. Dust jacket has small chips, shelf wear. B7. $5.00

12499. Gore, Michael, Ed. . A TREASURY OF HOUSEHOLD HINTS: 1003 HOUSEHOLD HINTS AND WORK SAVERS. 1948. New York; Handibook Library. 8vo ; Good/ "A treasury of clever, practical ways to save money, time, and work in every aspect of daily life. " Very cheap paper is yellowed and stained, both pages and cover. C3. $5.00

13854. Gores, . MENACED ASSASSIN. 1995. Near Fine; Mysterious Press. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ Spine is creased, book is tight and square, pages clean and bright. G6. $5.00

12462. Gores, Joe. HAMMETT. 1982. Perennial Library: Harper & Row. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ Two holes neatly punched in cover and first free endpage. Light soil, tag residue, tight and square. C2. $3.00

16767. Gores, Joe. 32 CADILLACS. 1993. NY; Warner Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition Thus; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. A murder mystery written by a former private eye. Spine and one corner creased. Bright, clean, tight. 335p. M2. $6.00

16727. Gray, Caroline. THE THIRD LIFE. 1988. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Saint Martin's Press, LLC. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Good/ Good. The jacket shows a redhead in a knock-em-dead red dress holding a gun. The jacket is edgeworn with several small tears, one taped. The book is tight, clean, & bright--but there is a tear on the surface of the spine. 338p. M3. $5.00

13247. Green, Gerald. HOLOCAUST: A NOVEL OF SURVIVAL AND TRIUMPH. 1978. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Historical fiction about the Dorf family and the Weiss family--one the hunted, one the hunter. Romance and suspense. The cover shows a man in concentration camp stripes with an agonized expression, while in the foreground stands a man in SS uniform. Cover creased and rubbed, spine creased. Some general wear. Lightly yellowed pages. Pages are clean and tight. TV movie tie-in. 408 pages. E6. $4.00

11801. Greene, Bob. CHEESEBURGERS. 1985. New York; Atheneum. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Hardbound book. First edition, 1985. Book is , with no dust jacket. A1. $6.00

12603. Hackett, Buddy. THE TRUTH ABOUT GOLF AND OTHER LIES. 1968. Garden City; Doubleday. 8vo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. "Golf is more fun than walking naked in a strange place, but not much. " Wonder illus. By Gahan Wilson on almost every page. Inside, pages are clean and bright, beginning to yellow at edges. Binding is tight and square. Green paper cover is chipped, worn, bumped, else VG. C5. $5.00

14544. Haggard, William. THE KINSMEN (BRITISH MYSTERY SER.) . 1984. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Walker & Company. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ Light wear to wrappers, pages slightly yellowed. I6. $6.00

13915. Hardwick, Mollie. MALICE DOMESTIC. 1992. New York; Fawcett Crest. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ A Doran Fairweather mystery. "Stunning tale of evil, " by the author of Upstairs, Downstairs. Author's first mystery. Only the lightest wear to extremities. Tight, square, pages clean and bright, spine uncreased. H1. $6.00

13918. Hart, Moss. ACT ONE. New York; Random House. 8vo ; Near Fine/ Poor. One of the greatest modern playrights. This is "the warmest, most engrossing -- and by far the most revealing -- book about the theatre" ever written. Spine is a bit faded. Jacket has large chips and tears, spine is browned. H2. $5.00

15730. Hastings, Max / Jenkins, Simon. THE BATTLE FOR THE FALKLANDS. 1984. New York; W. W. Norton & Company. Trade PB; 1st Edition Thus; Octavo - 8vo; 384pp. Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Light crease on front cover, several light creases on back cover. Remainder mark on bottom page edge. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. An oversized, high quality softcover. "Must be read by all our military people ..." G4. $6.50

12305. Heller, Joseph. GOOD AS GOLD. 1979. New York; Simon & Shuster. 8vo ; Near Fine/ Good. This book does for the White House what Heller did for the military in Catch-22. Owner's name inside front cover. Jacket is intact and bright, but has tears, chips, water stains, yellowed. B7. $4.50

16182. Hemingway, Ernest. BY-LINE ERNEST HEMINGWAY: SELECTED ARTICLES AND DISPATCHES OF FOUR DECADES. 1967. New York; Charles Scribner's Sons. 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Handsome red cloth cover with light edge rubbing. Gilt on spine is a bit rubbed, letters clear. Pages are lightly browned, clean, stiff. Owner's blindstamp on FEP. 489p. K4. $6.00

13129. Henry, Will. WHO RIDES WITH WYATT. 1956. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. The story of the last great lawman in the West. The cover shows a picture of Earp lounging on a pole, hand hovering by his gun. General wear and rubbing. Spine creased. Pages yellow but clean and tight. Front wrapper beginning to separate. 203 pages. E3. $4.00

15092. Herring, George C. . AMERICA'S LONGEST WAR: THE UNITED STATES AND VIETNAM, 1950-1975. 1985. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Knopf. Trade PB; 2nd Edition; 8 ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. History of the Vietnam War and what led up to it (1950-1975) . Index, 316p. An oversized, high quality softcover, spine uncreased. Wrappers are rubbed. B1. $6.50

13740. Hiller, Arthur M. . THE MILLIONAIRES HANDBOOK. 1991. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. How you can protect a multi-million dollar cash prize. 128p. G2. $6.00

13144. Hobana, Ion / Weverbergh, Julien. UFO'S FROM BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN. 1975. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. The back cover asks, "Why the silence?" These are UFO stories from the Soviet Union. Photographs, charts, and eyewitness accounts. The book would be in great shape except that the back cover has a piece missing and is creased. Spine creased. The last two pages are damaged as well, though no text is missing. There is edge rubbing and corner bumping on the rest of the cover, but the pages are tight and clean and the cover is stiff. 305 pages. E3. $5.00

15477. Holzer, Hans. LIFE AFTER DEATH. 1970. Dell. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo; 201pp. Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Long crease on front cover, pages have browned. Book examines the evidence of proof of the other side. First thus. Tight, square, pages clean and yellowed. E3. $6.00

14088. Hoover, J. Edgar. MASTERS OF DECEIT: THE STORY OF COMMUNISM IN AMERICA AND HOW TO FIGHT IT. 1959. New York; Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. Hoover's manifesto on communism in general and how it affected the United States. The whitish cover and page edges are aged, with discoloration and some spotting, corner fold in back cover. Tight and square, reading copy. Yellowed pages. 352p. H3. $5.00

14227. Hopkins, Jarry / Sugerman, Danny. NO ONE HERE GETS OUT ALIVE. 1980. London; Plexus. Trade PB; 8vo ; Fine/ Many illus. , discography and film listing, 387p. Bright and striking colors on illus. Of Morrison on wraps. H5. $6.00

14016. Howarth, David. D DAY: THE SIXTH OF JUNE, 1944. 1960. New York; Pyramid Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. The incredible stories of the men who stormed the beaches on D Day. The pictorial wraps are worn and creased and the spine looks chewed. The yellowing pages are surprisingly bright and clean, for the most part. 256 pages. H3. $3.00

13060. Humber, Thomas. THE SACRED SHROUD. 1978. New York; Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. A complete evaluation of the Shroud of Turin. This book offers black-and-white photographs of the Shroud, as well as evidence of the reality of the miracle. There is some rubbing on the cover edges. The cover has the image of Jesus as it appears on the Shroud--almost as if one had done a rubbing of the Shroud in gold. There is no title on the front to detract from the image. Spine is uncreased. Pages are yellowing, but are tight and clean. 222 pages. E2. $6.00

13118. Hunt, Frazier. THE UNTOLD STORY OF DOUGLAS MACARTHUR. 1964. New York; Signet Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. A biography of Douglas MacArthur written by a friend. It is detailed and long, with small print. The cover has a general's hat and cane. Some maps. On the back is scrawled "see page 203" in pen. There are no marks on the pages. Spine and cover are creased, cover has foxing. Pages are clean and tight, cover stiff. 478 pages. E2. $4.00

13967. Hunter, Alan. GENTLY THROUGH THE WOODS. 1982. Dell. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ An Inspector Gently mystery. Pages slightly yellowed. Spine uncreased. H2. $6.00

13679. Hunter-Gault, Charlayne. IN MY PLACE. 1992. New York; Farrar Straus Giroux. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Near Fine/ Near Fine. Autobiography of the first black woman to integrate the University of Georgia and who is now a television personality and news reporter. Handsome green cloth and ivory boards. Illus. W b/w photos. Top layer of small section of ffep has been peeled away as a result of tag removal, owner's name on ffep. Jacket has very light edgewear, lightly rubbed. G3. $6.00

13855. Huxley, Elspeth. THE AFRICAN POISON MURDERS. 1989. New York; Penguin. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ Small, light waterstain at bottom edge of last 80 pages, else as new. G6. $5.00

15154. Hynek, J. Allen. THE UFO EXPERIENCE: A SCIENTIFIC ENQUIRY. 1977. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Ballantine Publishing Group. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; 309pp. Very Good+/ No Dust Jacket. The cover is black, spine slightly cocked. Cover is rubbed, has a price sticker on the front. Spine uncreased. Pages yellowed. B/W photos. An attempt to revive the interest in UFOs through scientific verification. C5. $6.00

15148. Hynek, J. Allen. THE HYNEK UFO REPORT. 1988. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Dell Publishing Co. , Inc.. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The cover is a littlefoxed and looks a little grimy on the edges, but is tight and square. Pages yellowed. The author was a consultant for the Air Force for over 20 years, and uses his experience and their papers to write this condensed version of their official reports. B/W photos. C5. $6.00

16711. Ibsen, Henrik. ELEVEN PLAYS OF HENRIK IBSEN. NY; Modern Library. Octavo - 8vo; 482pp. Good+/ No Dust Jacket. Faded and stained spine, cut in top edge of front cover. Pages yellowing, some creased pages. Owner bookplate inside front cover. Introduction by H. L. Mencken. Eleven plays: The Master Builder, Pillars of Society, Hedda Gabler, Ghosts, An Enemy of the People, A Doll's House, John Gabriel Borkman, The Wild Duck, The League of Youth, Rosmersholm, and Peer Gynt. M2. $6.00

16754. Innes, Michael. THE MAN FROM THE SEA. 1982. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Harpertrade. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Slight spine crease. Glossy, square, clean. 248p. M3. $5.00

12683. Jackson, Charles. A SECOND-HAND LIFE. 1967. New York; MacMillan. 8vo ; Good/ Poor. Author of The Lost Weekend. Water damage at top of pages, jacket is only . A reading copy. D2. $3.00

16389. James, Henry. THE TURN OF THE SCREW. 1991. New York; Dover Thrift Edition. Trade PB; 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Unabridged. High quality oversized soft cover. Price tag on back cover. Pages are slightly yellowed. B7. $5.00

12290. James, Henry. THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE AND OTHER STORIES. 1993. New York; Dover Thrift Edition. Trade PB; 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Unabridged. High quality oversized soft cover. Price tag on back cover. B7. $3.00

16388. James, Henry. THE TURN OF THE SCREW. 1991. New York; Dover Thrift Edition. Trade PB; 8vo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Unabridged. High quality oversized soft cover. Price tag on back cover. B7. $5.00

16300. Janson, H. W. and Dora Jane. JANSON'S STORY OF PAINTING. 1977. NY; Harrison House. 4to; 173pp. Fine/ Near Fine. Jacket is rubbed. A beautiful book, describing and illustrating the history of painting from the first cave paintings to the present day. K7. $6.50

13949. Jevons, Marshall. THE FATAL EQUILIBRIUM. 1986. New York; Ballantine. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ "A delightful mix of murder and economics. " Tight, square, pages clean, yellowed. Edgewear, spine creases. H2. $5.00

12294. Joyce, James. DUBLINERS. 1991. New York; Dover Thrift Edition. Trade PB; 8vo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Unabridged. High quality oversized soft cover. B7. $5.00

16419. Joyce, James. ULYSSES. 1961. NY; Vintage Books. Trade PB; 1st Edition Thus; Octavo - 8vo; 782pp. Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Covers are rubbed, lightly creased, age-toned. Pages are yellowed. An oversized, high quality softcover. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. Text includes the decision of the U. S. District Court by Judge John M. Woolsey. L2. $6.50

16730. Kadans, Joseph M. . ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FRUITS, VEGETABLES, NUTS & SEEDS FOR HEALTHFUL LIVING. 1973. Scarborough, On, Canada; Prentice-Hall Canada, Incorporated. 8vo ; Very Good/ Good+. The jacket is groovy orange with a wreath of healthy pickings. Has nutrition information for all kinds of fruits & veggies and also the "sympto-matic-locator index" to help common problems like low blood pressure, constipation, weak bones, etc. The jacket is a little edgeworn & age-soiled. Page ends foxed, stains on a few pages. 215p. M2. $5.00

12503. Kemelman, Harry. SOMEDAY THE RABBI WILL LEAVE. 1985. New York; William Morrow And Company. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Near Fine/ Very Good. A Rabbi David Small mystery. Bottow corners bumped, very faint stain on upper corner of cover. Jacket has small tears at bottom of spine, faint yellow stain at top of back cover. C3. $6.00

14078. Kennedy, Robert F. . THE ENEMY WITHIN. 1960. New York; Popular Library / Warner Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Kennedy's exposition of the Senate investigations implicating Jimmy Hoffa, among others. The cover is black with a splash of bloodlike red. Little edge rubbing. Spine faintly creased, fold on back panel. Tight and square, pages browned. 320p. H3. $5.00

12099. Kennedy, William. QUINN'S BOOK. 1989. New York; Penguin. Trade PB; 8vo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Oversized, high quality paperback. Spine is not creased; looks unread, could easily pass for new. Novel by author of Ironweed. B2. $6.00

14161. Kirban, Salem. WHAT IS THE WORLD WILL HAPPEN NEXT? . 1994. Huntington Valley, PA; Salem Kirban. Trade PB; 8vo ; As New/ No Dust Jacket. Author answers life's five most important questions: What will happen next? What is life? Rapture? Heaven? Hell? Over 50 photos and other illus. 320p. H4. $6.00

13107. Kneitel, Tom. UNDERSTANDING AND USING CITIZENS BAND RADIO. 1968. Chicago, IL; Allied Radio. Trade PB; 8vo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. "A complete guide for users and potential users of the Citizens Band Radio Service. Covers licensing, equipment, installation, and use. " (from the front cover. ) There is light general wear and some rubbing. The pages are great--tight, bright and clean--but the front cover has separated from the staples and is a little loose. It is still connected to the back cover, though. Many pictures and graphs. 111 pages. E4. $5.00

14404. Kupcinet, Irv. KUP'S CHICAGO. 1962. New York; The World Publishing Company. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Very Good/ Poor. This is a guide to the Windy City, as well as an accounting of the author's history within it, hanging around with the beautiful people. Many b/w photos. The pictorial jacket is grubby, rubbed, edgeworn with a few small tears, and a surface-stripped section on the back. The navy cover is actually much more attractive, with its stamped Chicago skyline with gilt windows and lettering on both the front and the spine. Slightly cocked spine. Pages clean and tight. 286p. I2. $6.00

14504. Kyle, Robert. THE CROOKED CITY. 1965. New York; Dell. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ Dell 1564, reprint of 1954 edition. "It was an asphalt tabernacle for prostitutes, dope pushers and murderers ... A seething metropolis veiled by a facade of respectability until one long summer night when it erupted into sudden violence. " Tight, square, pages clean and yellowed. Wrappers are lightly rubbed, edges are rubbed and very slightly chipped. I5. $6.00

15187. L'Amour, Louis. BOWDRIE'S LAW. 1984. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Bantam Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Chick Bowdrie, Texas Ranger Supreme, smites the wicked and lives by his own rules. The cover shows a squinting cowboy, gun raised. Bright, clean, square, tight. Pages browned. 214p. B3. $6.00

14550. La, Fountaine, George. FLASHPOINT. 1976. New York; Fawcett Crest. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ Cover has been neatly trimmed vertically at edge (1/8" strip) and lower corner. Very light spine creasing, head and foot of spine neatly taped. I6. $5.00

13888. Lamar, Jake. THE LAST INTEGRATIONIST. 1996. New York; Crown Publishers, Inc. . 1st Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ Fine. Author's first novel, compared in jacket blurbs to Twilight Zone and Dr. Strangelove. Set in the near future. H1. $6.00

12711. Lane, Mark / Gregory, Dick. CODE NAME "ZORRO". 1978. New York; Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The authors make a case to show that James Earl Ray did not work alone when he killed Martin Luther King, Jr. The FBI is implicated. The cover advertises "latest evidence revealed in explosive new chapter!" The cover shows a crowd of people, and hands holding a gun in the middle of them. Slight corner bumping and cover soiling. Pages yellowing. 408 pages with index. D1. $5.00

12392. Lawrence, Block. . THE BURGLAR WHO STUDIED SPINOZA. 1982. Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ A Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery. Pages are browned. , light shelf wear. Condition description follows Hancer's Paperback Condition Guide. C1. $4.00

12398. Lawrence, Block. . THE BURGLAR WHO LIKED TO QUOTE KIPLING. Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ A Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery. Condition description follows Hancer's Paperback Condition Guide. C1. $5.00

13952. Lemarchand, Elizabeth. TROUBLED WATERS. 1985. New York; Walker And Company. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ Light edgewear to covers. Tight, square, pages clean and lightly browned. H2. $6.00

17001. Lewis, Oscar. PEDRO MARTINEZ: A MEXICAN PEASANT AND HIS FAMILY. 1964. NY; Vintage Books. Trade PB; Octavo - 8vo; 507pp. Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Remainder mark on bottom page ends, hole punched in upper corner of front cover, creasing and rubbing to covers, pages yellowed, spine creased. A full-scale portrait of the Mexican peasant's culture, a major anthropological study. Tight, square, pages clean. A1. $5.00

12414. Lindsey, David. BODY OF TRUTH. 1993. Bantam. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ "Beautifully written and echoing with deep moral resonance: Graham Greene would be proud. " Condition description follows Hancer's Paperback Condition Guide. C1. $6.00

15067. Lindsey, David L. . IN THE LAKE OF THE MOON. 1990. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Bantam Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. A Stuart Haydon mystery. Light spine creases, slight slant. A5. $6.00

14536. Lindsey, David L. . HEAT FROM ANOTHER SUN. 1996. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Bantam Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ Very light spine creasing. I6. $6.00

13401. Linduska, Joseph P. . WATERFOWL TOMORROW. 1964. Washington DC; U. S. Fish And Wildlife Service, Department Of Interior. 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Book details the environmental needs (in the early 1960s) of the 48 species of ducks, geese, and swans that live in North America. Profusely illus. , index, 770p. Pages are a little wavy, slight musty odor. Tight, square, clean and bright, blue-green cloth cover. F3. $6.00

12054. Lockridge, Richard / Lockridge, Frances. DEATH BY ASSOCIATION. 1952. New York; J. B. Lippincott. 8vo ; Very Good/ Poor. A Captain Heimrich mystery. Jacket is chipped, small tears, stained and foxed at edges. Front cover has nice illustration in good shape. B2. $5.00

16773. Lopez, Claude-Anne ; Herbert, Eugenia W. . THE PRIVATE FRANKLIN: THE MAN AND HIS FAMILY. 1975. New York; W. W. Norton & Company. Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; 8vo ; Very Good+/ Very Good. Biography of Benjamin Franklin. The cover is a bright, beautiful red with a few impressions and light spine wrinkles. The jacket shows some wear and rubbing on the edges. Tight, bright, clean, square. 366p. M2. $6.00

12959. Lorac, E. C. R. . AND THEN PUT OUT THE LIGHT. 1968. Bantam. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ Stress line on spine, slight creases on cover, pages yellowing slightly, cover neatly repaired with tape. Very tight. Condition description follows Hancer's Paperback Condition Guide. E1. $6.00

13955. Love, William F. . THE CHARTREUSE CLUE. 1991. Onyx. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ A Bishop Francis X. Regan mystery, starring the wheelchair-bound priest-detective. Spine is creased. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. H2. $5.00

16742. Lovesey, Peter. KEYSTONE. 1984. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Pantheon Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. First paperback edition. A murder mystery set in WWI-era Hollywood. The cover is glossy with some light creasing, rubbing, staining. Spine is creased and lightly cocked. Pages tanned. 256p. M3. $5.00

15058. Lovesey, Peter. THE LAST DETECTIVE. 1992. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Bantam Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. A Peter Diamond mystery. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. Spine creases, else as new. A5. $6.50

14000. Lovesey, Peter. BERTIE AND THE TINMAN. 1989. Mysterious Press. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ A Victorian mystery novel, featuring the Prince of Wales. Light spine crease. Unusually bright and attractive cove. H2. $5.00

14537. Lovesey, Peter. WAXWORK (CRIME MONTHLY SER.) . 1980. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Viking Penguin. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ Light rubbing to wrappers, crease running beside spine, spine is uncreased. I6. $5.00

14572. Lovesey, Peter. BERTIE & THE CRIME OF PASSION. 1995. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Mysterious Press. 8 ; Near Fine/ Very Good. A Bertie, Prince of Wales, mystery. Remainder mark on bottom page edges, light wear on extremities of cover. Jacket is rubbed. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. I7. $5.00

13959. Maas, Peter. CHINA WHITE. 1995. Pinnacle. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; As New/ Suspense, mystery, espionage. H2. $6.00

13964. MacDonald, John D. . DRESS HER IN INDIGO. 1993. Fawcett Gold Medal. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ Spine is uncreased. A Travis McGee novel. H2. $5.00

13957. MacDonald, John D. . DRESS HER IN INDIGO. 1993. Fawcett Gold Medal. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ A Travis McGee novel. H2. $5.00

14663. MacDonald, John D. . ONE MORE SUNDAY. 1984. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated. 8 ; Near Fine/ Near Fine. "Second printing before publication. " Owner bookplate inside front cover. Edges of jacket are a little rubbed. J3. $5.50

14664. MacDonald, John D. . THE LONELY SILVER RAIN. 1985. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated. Book Club Edition; 8 ; Fine/ Fine. Travis McGee is back! This book is as new, unread. Owner bookplate inside front cover. J3. $5.50

13009. Manvell, Roger / Fraenkel, Heinrich. HIMMLER: THE SINISTER CAREER OF HITLER'S GESTAPO CHIEF. 1968. New York; Paperback Library, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. How did a boy who was shy and unsure of himself become an object of universal fear and horror? The authors strive to reveal Himmler as a person as well as a monster who orchestrated the deaths of so many people. The cover shows a bespeckled Himmler standing before a Nazi flag. The cover is soiled and the spine is creased. The back cover has a crease. The pages are tight, stiff, and clean. 304 pages with index. E2. $6.00

16319. Markham, Beryl. STRAIGHT ON TILL MORNING: THE BIOGRAPHY OF BERYL MARKHAM. 1987. NY; St. Martin's. 1st US Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 408pp. Fine+/ Near Fine. Jacket is stressed at extremities. Book appears unread. L1. $6.50

16231. Martin, Ralph G. . HENRY & CLARE : AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF THE LUCES. 1991. NY; G. P. Putnam's Sons. Ex-Lib; 1st Edition; 8vo ; Near Fine/ Near Fine. The story of Clare Booth Luce and Henry Luce. B/W photos. 463p. Ex-library with associated stamps and stickers, rear end page removed. Light stains to top page edge. Tight, bright, square. K5. $6.00

12417. Massie, Robert K. . NICHOLAS AND ALEXANDRA. 1979. Dell. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ Condition description follows Hancer's Paperback Condition Guide. C2. $3.00

12034. Matthiessen, Peter. KILLING MISTER WATSON. 1990. New York; Random House. Trade PB; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. High quality, oversized paperback. Spine is not creased, cover shows a little wear on edges, bumped corners, is a little rubbed. Inside is a bookseller's note in pencil, binding is tight and square, pages are bright and clean. B1. $6.00

12464. Maugham, W. Somerset. THE SUMMING UP. 1964. Signet Classic. Mass Market PB; Later Printing; 12mo ; Fine/ Pages are yellowing. C2. $5.00

13160. Mauldin, Bill. THE BRASS RING. 1973. New York; Berkley Medallion Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The autobiography of an editorial cartoonist who goes to war. It's a different look at WWII by the Pulitzer Prize winner Bill Mauldin. It is sprinkled with his cartoons, and his prose is very entertaining and well-written. Particularly humerous is his encounter with Patton (Patton was not amused) . The cover has a photo of Mauldin looking young and elfin, even in combat gear. Light general wear, spine creased. The top of the spine is bumped. 333 pages. E2. $5.00

13860. McBain, Ed. GOLDILOCKS. 1984. Golden Apple. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ A Matthew Hope mystery. Owner's bookplate inside front cover, which has a ding, scrape, and a partial fold, all minor. No creases on wraps or spine. Very tight, square, pages clean and yellowing. First Golden Apple edition. G6. $5.00

15390. McEvoy, Harry K. . KNIFE THROWING: A PRACTICAL GUIDE. 1983. Charles E. Tuttle. Trade PB; 12mo; 108pp. Very Good+/ No Dust Jacket. Several pages and back cover have a gentle corner bend. Knife and tomahawk throwing, by an expert. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. Small trade paperback. D5. $5.00

15275. McIlvanney, William. THE PAPERS OF TONY VEITCH. 1990. Hodder & Stoughton. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 8th Printing; 12mo; 254pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Edges slightly rubbed; cover and spine lightly creased. C6. $5.00

13651. McKee, Alexander. THE RACE FOR THE RHINE. 1979. New York; Zebra Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. In the third Rhine campaign, the Germans were ordered to blow the bridges behind them or be killed--but not too soon, or they would also be killed. This is the account of the results of those orders. The cover shows the British and American flags flanking the Nazi flag. Some rubbing & wear. Spine creased. Tight and square, pages clean and slightly yellowed. 490 pages. G2. $6.00

14166. McKee, Bill. HAPPY HANG UP! . 1969. Wheaton, IL; Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. . Trade PB; 1st Edition; 8vo ; Very Good/ A Christian book for Sixties teenagers, which addresses their problems and issues directly and from a Christian perspective. Cute and clever cartoons help make the points. 63p. Owner's name inside back cover, spine creases, general light wear to covers, edges. Inside, tight, square, pages clean and bright. Signed by author inside front cover. H4. $6.00

12391. McMurtry, Larry. STREETS OF LAREDO. 1994. Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ Minor sress lines on spine. Condition description follows Hancer's Paperback Condition Guide. C1. $6.00

16344. McMurtry, Larry. THE LAST PICTURE SHOW. 1966. New York; Dial Press. Book Club Edition; 8vo ; Very Good/ Very Good. Tan boards. Owner's name on small label inside front and back covers. Jacket is rubbed and lightly soiled. B2. $5.00

12303. McMurtry, Larry. CADILLAC JACK. 1982. New York; Touchstone / Simon And Schuster. Trade PB; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Indentations, slight bend, and slight yellowing on front cover. Oversized high quality softcover. B7. $4.00

16540. McPherson, William. TO THE SARGASSO SEA. 1987. NY; Simon & Schuster. Remainder; 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 461pp. Fine/ Near Fine. Jacket is a bit stressed at edges. Remainder mark on bottom page ends. L5. $6.50

12415. Mead, Russell. THE MOSES BOTTLE. 1981. Raven House. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ Pages are browning. Condition description follows Hancer's Paperback Condition Guide. C2. $6.00

17031. Meany, Tom. BASEBALL'S GREATEST PLAYERS. 1953. NY; Grosset & Dunlap. Reprint; Octavo - 8vo; 295pp. Good+/ No Dust Jacket. Edges of cover are rubbed and worn through. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. Illustrated, tables. The stories of Cobb, Ruth, DeMaggio, Hornsby, Foxx, Speaker, and 19 others. A3. $5.00

15161. Meyer, Nicholas. THE WEST-END HORROR. 1977. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The cover is lightly browned and has small nicks on the spine head and foot (one each place) . Pages slightly yellowed. The author of the Seven-Per-Cent Solution brings another blend of fantasy and Sherlock Holmes fiction as he sets the great detective to work to find Jack the Ripper. The cover shows Holmes through a window to the illustrated FEP. C4. $6.00

12737. Meyers, Barlow. CHAMPIONS ALL THE WAY. 1960. Racine, WI; Whitman Publishing Company. 8vo ; Poor/ No Dust Jacket. Real life stories of outstanding men and women in the world of sports. Stories about Jim Thorpe, Babe Didrickson Zaharias, Dizzy Dean, Lou Gehrig, and others. Written for young adults. The back hinge has cracked, and in some places the clear plastic is splitting away from the cover. The spine is worn, and the corners are bumped. Still, the pages are clean and tight, if yellowed. D2. $6.00

12053. Michener, James A. . LEGACY. 1987. New York; Random House. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ Near Fine. Gilt lettering on bright red cloth. Owner's label glued inside front cover, else as new. Jacket is a little rubbed. B1. $4.00

17013. Miller, Gustavus Hindman. THE DICTIONARY OF DREAMS: 10,000 DREAMS INTERPRETED. 1986. NY; Prentice Hall. Trade PB; 4th Printing; Octavo - 8vo; 617pp. Very Good+/ No Dust Jacket. Light creasing to covers, pages yellowing, spine uncreased. What does it mean that you dream of dew falling on you? It isn't good ... Tight, square, pages clean and bright. This is a facsimile reprint of an earlier publication. A1. $6.50

15305. Millhauser, Steven. MARTIN DRESSLER: THE TALE OF AN AMERICAN DREAMER. Vintage Books. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Thin layer of spot on front wrapper is missing where a label was removed. ; Spine is uncreased, book appears unread. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. ; Trade PB; Octavo - 8vo; 293 pages. D1. $5.00

11920. Millis, Walter. THE MARTIAL SPIRIT. 1931. Cambridge, Mass. ; Literary Guild Of America. 8vo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. No dust jacket. HB. Twenty-five illustrations (photographs) . First free endpage has corner torn off (1") ; nameplate inside front cover. Second free endpage is torn out. Spine faded, a few bent pages. Page ends are somewhat stained. Book is tight, pages are clean. An excellent reading copy. A3. $5.00

14678. Moorehead, Alan. THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION. 1958. New York; Harper & Brothers. 1st Edition; 8 ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. A classic history. Red cloth cover is waterstained on both covers, light rubbing at extremities. Spine is faded. Inside, book is tight, square, pages clean and slightly yellowed. A very reading copy. J3. $4.50

16383. Morison, Samuel Eliot. THE EUROPEAN DISCOVERY OF AMERICA: THE NORTHERN VOYAGES. 1971. NY; Oxford U Press. Book Club Edition; BOMC; Octavo - 8vo; 712pp. Very Good+/ Very Good. Jacket has edge rubbing, light soil. Page ends and pages are slightly yellowed. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. L2. $6.50

17023. Morris, Desmond. CATWATCHING. Why Cats Purr and Everything Else You Ever Wanted to Know about Cats 1986. NY; Crown Publishers. 1st Edition; 19th Printing; Octavo - 8vo; 136pp. Near Fine/ Near Fine. Light edgewear to jacket extremities, a few tiny spots on top page ends. Find out why a cat wags its tail, and much, much more. A3. $5.00

13552. Morris, Terry. DOCTOR AMERICA: THE STORY OF TOM DOOLEY. 1964. New York; Hawthorn Books, Inc. . 1st Edition; 8vo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. First printing. Part of the Catholic Digest Junior Book Shelf, written for teenagers. The story of Dr. Tom Dooley, who carried on a personal crusade to help the less fortunate. The cover has an illustration of Dr. Dooley with a child on his lap. There is rubbing and bumping on the cover, as well as some foxing. Extremities of cover are worn. The former owner's name is written on the front end page. The page edges are stained and soiled, but the pages are bright and clean. 187 pages. F6. $6.00

13856. Murphy, Haughton. MURDER TIMES TWO. 1991. New York; Fawcett Crest. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ A Reuben Frost Mystery. Spine is lightly creased, else fine. Very tight, square, pages clean and bright. G6. $5.00

16210. Nabokov, Vladimir. SPEAK, MEMORY. 1966. New York; G. P. Putnam's Sons. Ex-Lib; Book Club Edition; 8vo ; Very Good/ Very Good. Autobiography of the author of Lolita and many others. Ex-library with associated stamps and stickers, rear end page removed. Some rubbing, edge wear on jacket. Pages tight and clean. 316p. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. K5. $6.00

12318. Nichols, John. THE STERILE CUCKOO. 1965. New York; David McKay Co. . 8vo ; Very Good/ Good. Pages are a little yellowed. Dust jacket has small tears, shelf wear, light yellowing, soil. B7. $3.00

15822. Nixon, Richard. THE REAL WAR. 1980. NY; Warner Books. 1st Edition; 5th Printing; Octavo - 8vo; 341pp. Fine/ Very Good+. Dust jacket has light wear and browning at edges. Possible remainder mark on bottom page ends, owner blindstamp on ffep, else as new in a bright red cloth cover. "World War III has begun, says Richard Nixon, and we are losing it. " H2. $5.00

14681. O'Brien, Tim. THE NUCLEAR AGE. 1985. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated. 1st Edition; 8 ; Near Fine/ Very Good. Tag residue on front of jacket, light edgewear. Remainder mark on bottom edge of book and bottom of covers. J3. $5.50

12691. Oates, Joyce Carol. BLACK WATER. 1992. New York; Dutton. 8vo ; Fine/ Very Good. Remainder mark on bottom edge, else as new. Jacket is extremely handsome w a 1" mended tear, light edge wear. D3. $5.00

13551. Orbaan, Albert. FORKED LIGHTNING: THE STORY OF GENERAL PHILIP H. SHERIDAN. 1964. New York; Hawthorn Books, Inc. . 1st Edition; 8vo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. First printing. Part of the Catholic Digest Junior Book Shelf, written for teenagers. Biography of General Philip H. Sheridan. The cover shows an illustration of Sheridan leading a charge on his trusty steed. Cover is rubbed, w edgewear, bumping and light soil, corners of cover and spine are worn. Former owner's name written in ink on front end page. The pages are bright and clean, illus. 189 pages. F6. $5.00

14322. Pavarotti, Luciano. PAVAROTTI: MY OWN STORY. 1981. Garden City; Doubleday. 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Illus. , 316p. Owner's name on ffep. Cover has a few light marks. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. I1. $4.50

12413. Pellegrino, Charles. HER NAME, TITANIC. 1990. Avon. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ Includes 16 pp. Of b/w plates. The story of the sinking and finding of the unsinkable ship. Condition description follows Hancer's Paperback Condition Guide. C1. $6.00

14238. Pentecost, Hugh. NIGHTMARE TIME. 1988. Toronto; Worldwide. Mass Market PB; 64mo ; Near Fine/ A Pierre Chambrun mystery. Spine is creased, light rubbing to wrapper edges. Tight, square, pages clean and yellowed. H5. $5.00

13998. Phillips, Edward. DEATH IS RELATIVE. 1985. Avon. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ Spine and spine edges lightly creased, back panel rubbed. Tight, square, pages clean and yellowed. H2. $5.00

16801. Phillips, Michael. FRIENDS OF GEORGE MACDONALD. Sunrise. Ex-Lib; Octavo - 8vo; 30pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Ex-library stapled pamphlet has a few stamps and other marks. Various pieces of information about George MacDonald, including a list of publications, short bio, trivia questions, and more. M3. $6.00

12487. Pinckney, Josephine. GREAT MISCHIEF. 1948. New York; Viking Press. 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Main character is an apothecary in Charleston who had a secret passion for the dark satanic arts, and a mind obsessed with the problem of good and evil. Shelf wear on edges and corners of cover. Inside, tight and clean. C3. $4.00

13519. Plato, . THE RUPUBLIC OF PLATO. 1965. New York; Cornford, Francis MacDonald. Trade PB; Reprint; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. An oversized, high quality softcover, spine uncreased. Very minor signs of previous ownership. F5. $6.00

13148. Plievier, Theodor. BERLIN (ABRIDGED) . 1956. New York; Ace Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. A novel of the atrocities of war. The front cover shows Berlin in flames. Cover rubbing on back cover, edgewer. 383 pages. E3. $6.00

16693. Potter, Stephen. LIFEMANSHIP. The Art of Getting Away with it Without Being an Absolute Plonk 1951. NY; Henry Holt. Reprint; Octavo - 8vo; 121pp. Very Good/ Poor. Jacket is tattered, chipped, torn, rubbed. Owner's name on ffep Companion to Gamesmanship, Supermanship, and other titles. Humourous look at how to get along in life. M2. $5.50

16740. Queen, Ellery. THE DEVIL TO PAY. 1958. New York; Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Our famous detective masquerades as a woman to help solve a murder...? The jacket is separating at the front foot 1/2". Bright, clean, cover scuffed but with some gloss and no creasing. Pages age-browned. 180p. M3. $6.00

13947. Queen, Ellery. DOUBLE DOUBLE. 1965. Dell. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ A double-edged mystery, involving several double-crosses and a set of identical twins. Corner of cover has bends. Tight, square, pages clean and somewhat yellowed. Spine uncreased. H2. $5.00

14434. Randall, Tony / Mindlin, Michael. WHICH REMINDS ME. 1989. New York; Delacorte Press. 1st Edition; 8 ; Fine/ Near Fine. Star of TV's Mr. Peepers and The Odd Couple, Tony Randall is also a star of movies and esp. The theater. This is his autobiography. Errata slip laid in. Illus.. 236p. + 30p. Of epitaphs. Jacket is just the slightest bit rubbed, scraped. I3. $6.50

13241. Reinfeld, Fred. IMPROVING YOUR CHESS. 1963. New York; Barnes & Noble, Inc. . Trade PB; 8vo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. The eight bad moves, how to play the black vs. The white pieces, combinations, sacrifices, and openings. Faded and creased spine, light edgewear. Cocked. Pages are bright and clean, page ends are soiled.180 pages. E5. $5.00

12399. Rendell, Ruth. SOME LIE AND SOME DIE. 1974. Arrow. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ Condition description follows Hancer's Paperback Condition Guide. C1. $5.00

14241. Rendell, Ruth. SIMISOLA. 1995. Arrow. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ An Inspector Wexford Spine is creased. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. H5. $5.00

14036. Reynolds, Quentin. THE WOUNDED DON'T CRY. 1963. New York; Popular Library / Warner Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. A powerful look at the lives of London civilians during WWII. The white wraps are discolored and soiled with general wear and bends. No spine creasing. Pages browned. Pages tight & clean. 160p. Reading copy only. H4. $6.00

13151. Reynolds, Quentin. THEY FOUGHT FOR THE SKY. 1958. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. "The average life span of a fighter-pilot on the Western Front in World War I was three weeks. His average age was nineteen...they fought without parachutes or safety belts. " (from the back cover) The cover is soiled and has definite general wear with creases and chipping on the spine. The front cover has a 3" closed tear. The pages are tight and clean and only slightly browned. 242 pages. E3. $5.00

14001. Richardson, Robert. THE LAZARUS TREE. 1993. Gollancz Crime. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ Spine creases. Tight, square, pages bright and clean. Small light stain on back cover. H2. $5.00

14123. Robertson, Terence. CHANNEL DASH. 1959. New York; Berkley Publishing Corporation. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The incredible story of the German battle fleet's escape through the English Channel. The cover is attractive with its colorful scene of an attacking ship, but there are several creases over the front cover and wrinkles on the spine. Back cover has some soiling. Pages browned. 174p. H4. $6.00

14532. Robinson, Robert. LANDSCAPE WITH DEAD DONS. 1983. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Viking Penguin. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ Wrappers are rubbed, slighly edgeworn, pages browned. I6. $5.00

15358. Roosevelt, Elliott. MURDER IN THE EAST ROOM. 1993. New York; St. Martin's Press. Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; Fine/ Fine. An Eleanor Roosevelt Mystery. D3. $6.50

13654. Roscoe, Theodore. TIN CANS: THE TRUE STORY OF THE FIGHTING DESTROYERS OF WORLD WAR II. 1960. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. An account of the role of the U. S. Navy's destroyers in WWII. Abridged by the author from a US Naval Institute publication. The cover shows a b/w photo of a destroyer plunging through the surf. The cover has a small tear on the top. Spine is creased and slightly cocked. Pages browning but clean and tight. 438 pages. G2. $6.00

14132. Roscoe, Theodore. PIG BOATS: THE TRUE STORY OF THE FIGHTING SUBMARINERS OF WORLD WAR II. 1958. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. Reading copy only. Abridged version (by the author) of United States Submarine Operations in World War II. The stories of the submarines and the men aboard them in WWII. The cover shows a submerged sub. The cover is rubbed and creased with general wear. The front cover is separating from the spine 1/4". The binding and pages are tight. Pages browned. Solid reading copy. 450p. H4. $5.00

16842. Rubin, Lillian Breslow. WORLDS OF PAIN. Life in the Working-Class Family 1976. NY; Basic Books. Trade PB; Octavo - 8vo; 268pp. Very Good+/ No Dust Jacket. Covers are rubbed, lightly worn at extremities. Classic sociological study of the contemporary American family. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. An oversized, high quality softcover. M4. $6.50

13743. Rule, Ann. A FEVER IN THE HEART. 1996. Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Spine is creased, else fine. G2. $5.00

14535. Rule, Ann. DEAD BY SUNSET : PERFECT HUSBAND, PERFECT KILLER? . 1996. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ Illus. , very light spine creasing. I6. $5.00

14539. Russell, Alan. THE FAT INNKEEPER. 1996. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Warner Books, Incorporated. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ Light spine crease. I6. $6.50

13206. Schaap, Dick. QUARTERBACKS HAVE ALL THE FUN. 1975. Chicago, IL; Playboy Press. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Seventeen quarterbacks are profiled here, including Bart Starr, Fran Tarkenton, Bobby Layne, Joe Namath, Jonny Unitas, and Don Meredith. The cover has yellowed somewhat along with the pages, but there is very little wear. There is something that feels like glue on the base of the spine. The binding is tight. 261 pages. E4. $6.00

13997. Scherf, Margaret. THE DIPLOMAT AND THE GOLD PIANO. 1963. Popular Library / Warner Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ Tight, pages clean and yellowed. Spine uncreased. Light edgewear, cover rubbed. H2. $6.00

15437. Sharpe, Tom. RIOTOUS ASSEMBLY. 1987. New York; Atlantic Monthly Press. Trade PB; 1st American Edition; 1st Printing; Octavo - 8vo; 249pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. First novel. Satire, focusing on author's native South Africa. D7. $6.00

14553. Simenon, Georges. MAIGRET & THE YELLOW DOG (A HELEN & KURT WOLFF BK.) . 1995. San Diego, Ca, U. S. A.; Harcourt Trade Publishers. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; As New/ A Maigret mystery. I6. $5.50

16764. Simpson, Dorothy. DEAD BY MORNING. 1990. NY; Bantam Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. A murder mystery featuring Inspector Luke Thanet. Spine lean, light spine creasing. Glossy, clean, tight. 228p. M2. $5.00

16755. Simpson, Dorothy. CLOSE HER EYES. 1985. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Bantam Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Murder mystery. Some foxing on page end, pages browned. Spine cocked and creased. Book has a nice tight, stiff feel with nice-looking cover. 191p. M3. $5.00

16759. Simpson, Dorothy. LAST SEEN ALIVE. 1986. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 1st Edition Thus; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Murder mystery featuring Inspector Luke Thanet! Cover has light rubbing, one creased corner, one spine crease. Glossy, tight, clean. 220p. M3. $5.00

16997. Sitwell, Sir Osbert. LEFT HAND, RIGHT HAND! . 1944. Boston; Little, Brown. 3rd Printing; Octavo - 8vo; 327pp. Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Light rubbing to edges of brown cloth cover, a bump or two. Autobiography. A1. $5.00

16276. Sklar, Robert. MOVIE-MADE AMERICA : A CULTURAL HISTORY OF AMERICAN MOVIES. 1976. NY; Vintage Books. Trade PB; 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. This is an oversized, high-quality softcover. A history of Hollywood and its effect on American culture--and the other way around. 340p. One spine crease. Cover glossy and clean, pages tight and square. Book is fIlled with yellow highlighting. K6. $5.00

15194. Sleight, Jack / Hull, Raymond. HOME BOOK OF SMOKE-COOKING MEAT, FISH & GAME. 1971. Harrisburg, PA; Stackpole Books. 8; Good/ No Dust Jacket. Reading copy only. Includes a how-to for creating a homemade smoke oven, recipes for all different kinds of meats, equipment lists, and more. There is water damage on the front cover that does not extend to the pages, rubbing on spine head and foot and corners. Pages are tight, clean, bright. 160p. C3. $6.50

16750. Smith, Anthony. THE BODY. 1969. New York; Avon Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition Thus; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. A fascinating exploration of the human body written so the layman can understand. The cover and pages are age-browned. There is faint rubbing and wear on the cover edges, but the cover is creaseless and the book tight and square. 603p. M3. $6.00

16399. Smith, Charles Merrill. REVEREND RANDOLLPH AND THE UNHOLY BIBLE. 1984. Avon. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition Thus; Octavo - 8vo; 292pp. Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Pages are yellowed, spine creased. Covers are bright and attractive, uncreased. Tight, square, pages clean. A Reverend Randollph mystery. L2. $6.50

14570. Smith, Hedrick. THE RUSSIANS. 1976. New York; The New York Times Book Co. . 8 ; Fine/ Near Fine. Who are the Russians? What moves and motivates them? A classic study of Russia and the Russians. Endpages are a map of USSR. Index, 527p. Jacket has light edgewear, a few small tears, bright and attractive. I7. $6.50

16816. Smith, Martin Cruz. NIGHTWING. 1987. Boston; Hill And Company, Publishers. Reprint; Octavo - 8vo; 224pp. Fine/ Near Fine. Jacked is rubbed at extremities. Appears unread. Author's first novel, involving Hopis, Navahos, and thousands of vampire bats. M4. $6.50

15009. Smythe, . NONE OF YOUR LIP, ANDY CAPP. 1972. New York; Fawcett Gold Medal. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. Cover has Andy trying to give Florrie a smooch in the pub. Pages yellowed. Light rubbing on rear cover. No spine creases, but some of the pages are loose. A2. $6.00

14927. Smythe, . IT'S PUB TIME, ANDY CAPP. 1973. New York; Fawcett Gold Medal. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Cover has Florrie examining her stop watch as Andy prepares to dash to the pub. Cover is rubbed and a bit stained, no creases, tight, pages yellowing. A2. $6.00

15024. Smythe, . YOU'RE A GENT, ANDY CAPP! . 1978. New York; Fawcett Gold Medal. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. Cover has Andy telling Florrie where the bottle opener should go when she sets the table. Pages slightly yellowed, cover creasing, spine creasing, pages tight and clean. A2. $6.00

15026. Smythe, . YOU'RE SOME HERO, ANDY CAPP! . 1969. New York; Fawcett Gold Medal. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Cover has Florrie chasing Andy, who has grabbed her purse. Pages slightly yellowed, covers have light stains and bumps, pages tight and clean. A2. $6.00

15023. Smythe, . WHAT NEXT, ANDY CAPP? . 1965. New York; Fawcett Gold Medal. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. Cover has Andy telling Florrie that he won't ask about her day if she doesn't ask about his. Pages slightly yellowed, light stains on cover, creasing, 1/2" tear. No spine creasing, pages tight and clean. Owner's name inside front cover. A2. $6.00

15020. Smythe, . VERY SNEAKY, ANDY CAPP. 1969. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Fawcett Gold Medal. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ Cover has Andy having accidently sprayed Florrie with ketchup. Cover and spine creases, small folds on cover, edge rubbing. A2. $5.00

12950. Solzhenitsyn, Alexander. AUGUST 1914. 1978. New York; Farrar, Straus, Giroux. 8vo ; Near Fine/ Very Good. The first two weeks of World War I, centering around the Battle of Tannenberg, in which Hindenburg defeated the Tsar's Second Army. Endpapers are maps. Orange cloth cover. Jacket has light wear and browning on edges. Book is tight, square, pages clean and bright. E1. $6.00

13862. Spillane, Mickey. THE ERECTION SET. 1972. Signet. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ Creases along spine and on spine, light edgewear to wraps. Tight, square, pages clean and yellowing. First pb edition. G6. $6.00

13863. Spillane, Mickey. THE BIG KILL. 1951. Signet. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Poor/ Spine has been taped and is peeling off. Some pages are loose, all are present. Pages yellowing. Cover is bright and attractive, wraps have edgewear. First pb printing. G6. $5.00

12412. St. , James, Ian. VENGEANCE. 1992. Harper Paperbacks. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ Condition description follows Hancer's Paperback Condition Guide. C1. $4.00

15147. Stanton, L. Jerome. FLYING SAUCERS: HOAX OR REALITY? . 1966. New York; Belmont Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; 157pp. Very Good+/ No Dust Jacket. Cover is clean and stiff with little creasing. Pages yellowed. Some writing in pencil on FEP. Stiff, square, tight. A scientific approach to the phenomenon of UFOs. The cover is black with multicolored lettering. C5. $6.00

15478. Steiger, Brad. REAL GHOSTS, RESTLESS SPIRITS AND HAUNTED MINDS. 1968. Award Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 1st Printing; 12mo; 184pp. Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Covers lightly creased, pages yellowed. First thus. Tight, square, pages clean. E3. $6.00

13149. Steiger, Brad. STRANGERS FROM THE SKIES. 1966. New York; Award Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Proof of the existence of flying saucers. Many eyewitness accounts. General cover wear, some creases. Pages are slightly yellowed, but are clean and tight.158 pages. E3. $6.00

16768. Sterling, Thomas. THE EVIL OF THE DAY. 1981. NY; Harpercollins Publishers. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition Thus; 12mo ; Very Good+/ No Dust Jacket. Murder mystery. Pages browned, light cover rubbing and creasing. 217p. M2. $6.00

15166. Stern, Michael. FAROUK. 1965. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; 277pp. Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The cover is glossy with slight foxing and age-discoloration, binding stiff, square, tight. Pages browning. From the photo on the cover, it is difficult to see why Prince Farouk Fuad had so many women, but judging by the photos on the back, he certainly did (perhaps his money helped? ) . A biography of debauchery, pornography, and fine food. C4. $6.00

13087. Steven, Stewart. THE SPYMASTERS OF ISRAEL: THE DEFINITIVE INSIDE LOOK AT THE WORLD'S BEST INTELLIGENCE SERVICE. 1982. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. "The most brilliant and unconventional intelligence network in the world" revealed in this book! Some topics discussed: the theft of blueprints for French Mirage fighter jets, the key role in the capture of Eichamnn in Argentina, the superb advance knowledge of the Six-Day War. There is general wear, and the page edges are soiled. Spine creased. Pages are clean and tight. 400 pages with index. E2. $5.00

14031. Steven, Stewart. THE SPYMASTERS OF ISRAEL. 1982. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. "The most brilliant and unconventional intelligence network in the world" revealed in this book! Some topics discussed: the theft of blueprints for French Mirage fighter jets, the key role in the capture of Eichamnn in Argentina, the superb advance knowledge of the Six-Day War. B/w photos. Generally glossy and clean, but there is edgewear, particularly on the spine top. Pages browning. 400p. H3. $6.00

12908. Stevenson, Robert Louis. TREASURE ISLAND. Chicago; Goldsmith. 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Extremely yellowed pages on this classic. Inscription inside front cover. Tight, square, pages clean. D7. $5.00

12453. Stewart, Fred Mustard. THE GLITTER AND THE GOLD. 1990. New York; Signet. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Tight, clean. C2. $5.00

12211. Stone, I. F. . THE TRIAL OF SOCRATES. 1989. New York; Anchor Books. Trade PB; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. An oversized, high quality softcover. Light foxing on page ends, shelf wear. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean and bright, cover and spine are bright and uncreased. B6. $4.00

11981. Stowman, Knud. WITH CRADLE AND CLOCK. 1946. New York; Harper & Brothers. 8vo ; Good/ Poor. Hb, 1st ed. Dust jacket has chips, holes, tears, missing chunks, and is glued to the book cover. Quite a decent reading copy, however. The story of New York City's first obstetrician. A6. $4.00

12527. Subby, Robert. LOST IN THE SHUFFLE: THE CO-DEPENDENT REALITY. 1987. Deerfield Beach, FL; Health Communications, Inc. . Trade PB; 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. "Once addicted, the codependent becomes blind to the reality of his own behavior and to his own self worth. " Tag removal evidently also removed top layer of small area on front cover, else fine. Spine is uncreased. Oversized, high quality softcover. C3. $6.00

11881. Sullivan, Jerry and Daniel, Glenda. HIKING TRAILS IN THE MIDWEST. 1974. Chicago; Contempory Books, Inc. . Trade PB; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. VG paperback. Includes a beginer's guide to technique and equipment. Covers trails in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Wisonsin, and Ontario. An oversized, high quality softcover. A3. $6.00

14061. Swanberg, W. A. . CITIZEN HEARST: A BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST. 1963. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. The fascinating story of William Randolph Hearst through his triumphs and tragedies. The cover is glossy and bright, but a corner is bumped. Edge rubbing. Pages yellowing. Cover is curling out from pages. 653p. With index. H3. $5.00

12416. Symons, Julian. PLAYING HAPPY FAMILIES. 1995. Mysterious Press. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ Small chipped area on spine. Extremely tight and clean. Condition description follows Hancer's Paperback Condition Guide. C2. $4.00

11875. Taloumis, George. OUTDOOR GARDENING IN POTS AND BOXES. 1962. Princeton, NJ; D. Van Nostrand. Ex-Library; 1st Edition; 8vo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. + hardback, no dust jacket. Red cover is soiled with worn edges, bumped. Ex-library book, with the usual stamps, labels, and pocket. Interior is clean, tight, bright, and square. Many photographs, b&w and color. A useful guide to growing plants in all kinds of containers. A3. $4.00

12963. Tapply, William G. . DEAD MEAT. 1988. New York; Ballantine. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ A Brady Coyne mystery. Tight and clean. Spine has fine crease. Some rubbing to back wrapper Condition description follows Hancer's Paperback Condition Guide. E1. $6.00

12463. Thayer, Steve. SAINT MUDD. 1990. Pilot Grove Press. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ A novel of gangsters and saints. C2. $4.00

13965. Thomas, Ross. AH, TREACHERY! . 1995. Mysterious Press. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ Spine is ly creased. H2. $6.00

11860. Thompson, Mary E. . THE DRIFTWOOD BOOK. 1967. Princeton, NJ; D. Van Nostrand. Ex-Library; 8vo ; Good/ Good. Condition is . Finding, preparing, and artistic design. Includes many photographs. Dust jacket is ; covered with library mylar. Cover is in GOOD condition, showing wear on edges. Interior is in excellent condition, bright, tight, and clean. Ex-library hb book, with the usual stamps, labels, and pocket, near fine. Includes an index. A3. $6.00

14505. Thompson, Mary E. . THE DRIFTWOOD BOOK. 1960. Princeton, NJ; D. Van Nostrand. 8 ; Very Good/ Good. The mechanics and the art of working with driftwood. Profusely illus. W photos of driftwood and driftwood arrangements. Owner's name in pencil inside front cover. Jacket is chipped, tears, large (2" x 3") piece missing at bottom of back, attractive front panel. Book is worn at extremities of spine, small water stain on page ends that does not affect pages. I5. $6.00

16756. Thomson, June. CASE CLOSED. 1985. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Bantam Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Murder mystery. The cover has some creasing, wear, but is generally nice looking. Pages browned. 185p. M3. $5.00

15709. Thucydides. HISTORY OF THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR. 1972. Penguin Books. Trade PB; Octavo - 8vo; 648pp. Very Good+/ No Dust Jacket. Owner's blindstamp on title page, wrappers have light rubbing at extremities, spine and corner of back wrapper are creased. Pages are slightly yellowed. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. G3. $5.00

15189. Tidyman, Ernest. HIGH PLAINS DRIFTER. 1973. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. A band of outlaws has to get through one tough cowboy to get their revenge. Movie tie-in with a young Clint Eastwood drawn on the cover. The cover has foxing along edges, one corner crease, light age-discoloration. Tight, lightly cocked, glossy and attractive. 151p. C4. $6.00

17079. Tod, Osma Gallinger. WOOL STITCHERY. NY; Gramercy. Reprint; Octavo - 8vo; 110pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Red cloth cover has a few light marks. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. A6. $5.00

13668. Toland, John. BATTLE: THE STORY OF THE BULGE. 1960. New York; Signet Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Toland uses a variety of sources to tell of the Battle of the Bulge as comprehensively as possible. B/W photos. The front cover has an illustration of soldiers fighting and dying on a hill, some rubbing. Spine darkened & dog-eared, pages browned. Two pages are missing some margin but no text. No spine creasing, pages tight, clean, and square. 384 pages. G2. $6.00

14886. Toland, John. ADOLF HITLER. 1976. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Doubleday. Later Printing; 8; Very Good/ Good. A huge, thick volume complete in one volume. The author based his biography on many interviews and extensive research to create one of the most complex and accurate portraits of the subject possible. B/W photos. Several very interesting newspaper articles on Toland and his sources for the book are laid in. Dust jacket is tattered on the edges with some yellowing and several closed tears. The spine foot is bumped, and there is some edge rubbing. 1035p. J4. $5.50

13146. Trevor, Elleston. SQUADRON AIRBORN. 1955. New York; Manor Books Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. A novel about being a member of the RAF. Lots of realistic battles. The cover has two fighter planes about to collide. Some corner creasing and edge bumping. Spine creased. Pages yellowed but tight and clean. Wraps stiff. 220 pages. E3. $4.00

13449. Troy, Simon. SWIFT TO ITS CLOSE. 1981. Perennial Library: Harper & Row. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Spine is lightly creased, wraps a bit rubbed. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. F3. $6.00

13120. Tuchman, Barbara W. . THE ZIMMERMANN TELEGRAM. 1967. New York; Dell Publishing Co. , Inc.. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The British intercepted and translated the Zimmermann Telegram from Berlin, which precipitated American entry into WWI. This is the story of the interception, the decoding, and the action taken after. Slight edgewear and rubbing, small crease on front of cover. The pages are yellowed but are clean and tight. Cover and pages are stiff. E2. $6.00

14828. Tuchman, Barbara W. . THE MARCH OF FOLLY : FROM TROY TO VIETNAM. 1984. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated. Book Club Edition; BOMC; 8; Very Good/ Very Good. The history of misgovernent--a study of leaders and peoples making choices that were bad for their countries, from the acceptance of the Trojan Horse to the US involvement in Vietnam. The jacket is yellowing and foxed with light general wear and some edgewear. Page ends are spotted, writing in pencil on FEP. 447p. J5. $5.50

16226. Tuthill, Stacy J. . THE TASTE OF SMOKE : STORIES ABOUT AFRICA. 1995. Chevy Chase, Md, U. S. A.; East Coast Books. Ex-Lib; 1st Edition; 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Short stories about Africa. Ex-library with associated stamps and stickers, rear end page removed. 199p. Glossy, clean cover. K6. $6.00

13086. Tyler, Steven. ARE THE INVADERS COMING? . 1968. New York; Tower Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. The author researched UFO sightings, and these are his conclusions! The back cover warns that the reader will be terrified, and urges us to read the book and learn from it so we will be prepared in case an invasion happens. The cover shows some UFOs with one shooting a beam at an unknown target. General wear, some cover creases, one corner bumped. Pages are yellowed but are clean and tight. 146 pages. E2. $6.00

13188. Vallee, Jacques. ANATOMY OF A PHENOMENON: LASTEST FINDINGS ON UNIDENTIFIED FLYING OBJECTS. New York; Ace Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Reprint. The author's position is that with global sightings and similar descriptions, UFOs must be given serious consideration. Scientific answers to UFO questions. The cover is a star field with a few saucers shooting through. General wear, some edge rubbing. Pages are age-browned, but are tight and clean. No spine creases. Stiff covers. 245 pages. E4. $6.00

12750. Van, Der Veer, M. H. J / Moerman, P.. HIDDEN WORLDS: FRESH CLUES TO THE PAST. 1975. New York; Bantam Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. The authors take a new and unique look at the origins of humans and many other historical happenings. Topics include: "Did giants once walk the earth?" and "What staggering evidence finally refutes Columbus as the discoverer of America?" There is front cover and spine creasing, some scratches and one closed tear on the back cover, pages are yellowing and page edges are soiled, light foxing, and general edgewear. The pages are tight and clean. 206 pages with index. D3. $5.00

15126. Van, Der Veer, M. H. J / Moerman, P.. HIDDEN WORLDS: FRESH CLUES TO THE PAST. 1975. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. A fresh perspective on the origin of man. Light creasing on and near spine. Cover glossy and clean. Stiff, square, tight, pages yellowed. 206p. C1. $6.00

16270. Vogel, Ezra F. . JAPAN'S NEW MIDDLE CLASS : THE SALARY MAN & HIS FAMILY IN A TOKYO SUBURB. 1971. Berkeley, Ca, U. S. A.; University Of California Press. Trade PB; 8vo ; 313pp. Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Some cover rubbing, creasing. Pages yellowing. Some hilighting. Square, tight, clean. K6. $6.00

15419. Vonnegut, Kurt Jr. . SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE. 1991. Dell. Mass Market PB; 12mo; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Classic Vonnegut D6. $5.50

14321. Wambaugh, Joseph. ECHOES IN THE DARKNESS. 1987. New York; William Morrow. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ Near Fine. Jacket has light stress marks at upper edge, a bit rubbed. I1. $6.00

14485. Ward, Mary Jane. THE SNAKE PIT. 1946. New York; Random House. 8 ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. An early novel about a woman's bout with mental illness. Owner's name inside front cover, simple drawing in pencil on title page has been mostly erased. Light wear at extremities of cover. I5. $5.00

16274. Weaver, Michael D. . MY FATHER IMMORTAL. 1989. NY; Saint Martin's Press, LLC. Ex-Lib; 1st Edition; 8vo ; Very Good/ Very Good. A science fiction story of nuclear war on Earth and the aftereffects in space. 228p. Ex-library with associated stamps and stickers, rear end page removed. Some jacket rubbing. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. K5. $5.50

12726. Welk, Lawrence / McGeehan, Bernice. AH-ONE, AH-TWO: LIFE WITH MY MUSICAL FAMILY. 1975. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good+/ No Dust Jacket. First Printing. The cover shows a smiling Lawrence Welk, and that sets the tone for this cheerful autobiography. Don't expect any family secrets--unless you want to know the secret to being happy and successful! Black-and-white pictures. The cover shows edgewear with several chips, the spine is slightly creased, there is some soil on the page edges. The pages are tight and clean, with some age-browning. 210 pages. D2. $6.00

14558. Wells, H. G. . THE CROQUET PLAYER. 1937. New York; Viking. 8 ; Very Good/ Endpages are foxed, which has bled through to spine and hinge. Spine is sunned, pages lightly yellowed. Silver lettering on front cover and spine is still bright. I7. $5.00

16798. West, Morris. HARLEQUIN. 1974. NY; William Morrow. 1st Printing; Octavo - 8vo; 324pp. Near Fine/ Very Good+. Book has sticker residue on ffep, jacket has light edgewear. M3. $6.50

12404. West, Morris. THE LOVERS. 1994. St. Martin's Press. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ Corner of spine is bumped, very light stress lines on spine. Condition description follows Hancer's Paperback Condition Guide. C1. $6.00

15418. Westlake, Donald E. . SACRED MONSTER. 1989. Mysterious Press. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; Very Good+/ No Dust Jacket. First thus. Light creasing to covers, spine is uncreased. Pages slightly yellowed. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. D6. $6.00

13253. Whelton, Clark. SKYJACK! . 1970. New York; Tower Publications, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. An examination of the startling jump in airplane hijackings between 1960-1970. Who is responsible, and why. The cover shows a plane flying. The cover is worn and soiled on the edges, with some rubbing. The spine is uncreased. The pages are age-browned but clean. The binding is tight. 172 pages. E5. $6.00

12811. Whiting, Charles. HUNTERS FROM THE SKY: THE GERMAN PARACHUTE CORPS 1940-1945. 1974. New York; Stein And Day. 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Illus. W b/w photos. Bibl. , 209p. Covers have light wear on edges. Back cover has hairline imperfections from manufacturing process. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean and bright. D4. $6.00

15145. Wilhelm, Johnen. BATTLING THE BOMBERS. 1958. New York; Ace Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Poor/ No Dust Jacket. The author's own story as a German night-fighter battling the Allies. The cover is illustrated with a man's head, several planes and parachutes. There is general wear to the cover, with one piece missing and some creasing and rubbing. The binding is cracked once, but the pages are tight and the book is clean. Reading copy only. 192p. C4. $5.00

14236. Wilhelm, Kate. THE HAMLET TRAP. 1988. New York; St. Martin's Press. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ A Charles Meiklejohn and Constance Liedl Mystery. Spine lightly creased, wrapper edges lightly rubbed. H5. $6.00

11914. Williams, Robert V. . THE HARD WAY. 1952. New York; G. P. Putnam's Sons. Ex-Library; 1st Edition; 8vo ; Good/ Poor. HB. Dust jacket has protective cover, which has kept book in very good condition, except for its ex-library status. A nice reading copy. A3. $5.00

16990. Winfield, Dave. WINFIELD: A PLAYER'S LIFE. 1988. NY; W. W. Norton. Remainder; 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 314pp. Fine/ Fine. Remainder dot on bottom page ends. Jacket protected with acid-free mylar cover. Autobiography. M7. $6.50

14701. Woods, Henry F. . AMERICAN SAYINGS. 1950. New York; Perma Giants. Reprint; 8 ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. Famous American phrases, slogans, and aphorisms. Cover worn at extremities, browned, lamination is peeling, pages are yellowed, corner folds on several pages. J3. $5.00

12381. Woods, Stuart. HEAT. 1995. Harper Paperbacks. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ Faint stress marks on spine. Condition description follows Hancer's Paperback Condition Guide. C1. $6.00

15175. Wordman, Music City. CBERS GUIDE & GLOSSARY. 1976. New York; Zebra Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. A glossary of trucker slang, an index so you can translate what is being said to you, rules and regulations of the road, and a CBers log are all included in this compact guide. One corner is creased and there is light age discoloration--otherwise clean, glossy, square, tight. 135p. C4. $5.00

14048. Young, Desmond. ROMMEL THE DESERT FOX. 1957. New York; Berkley Publishing Corporation. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. The story of Field-Marshal Erwin Rommel, who led the German Afrika Korps. The pictorial cover is bright and clean with some clear edgewear on the spine and one creased corner. Petite and attractive book. Pages are tight and surprisingly bright. 253p. H3. $5.00

15452. Yutang, Lin. THE VIGIL OF A NATION. 1945. New York; John Day. Octavo - 8vo; 262pp. Good+/ No Dust Jacket. Lettering on spine has largely worn off and is unreadable. Black boards are a bit soiled, owner's bookplate inside front cover. Illus. W b/w plates, index. The author travels to China during its war with Japan. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. E1. $6.00

13960. Zimmerman, Bruce. CRIMSON GREEN. 1995. Harper Paperbacks. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ A Quinn Parker mystery. Murder during the U. S. Open. Light spine creases. H2. $6.00

12755. Zolotow, Maurice. A BIOGRAPHY OF JOHN WAYNE: SHOOTING STAR. 1979. New York; Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Poor/ No Dust Jacket. Reading copy only. John Wayne's "whole life", from childhood to weddings to his amazing career to his legacy. The cover show Wayne wearing a cowboy hat and a smile. There is plenty of general wear here, with creased cover and spine, bumped corners and soiling on the page edges and cover, and several stains on the pages. It is, however, still tight (except that the back cover is separating slightly at the bottom of the spine) , so it's very readable. 432 pages. D3. $3.00