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UP FROM THE VALLEY

Nabers, W. E.

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New York, Washington, Hollywood: Vantage Press, [1966].. Octavo, original black cloth, spine panel stamped in silver. First edition. Novelette about the struggles of a Vietnam vet. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with some wrinkling, probably from prior enclosure in an old-style jacket protector. (#113310)

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[New York]: Phaedra, 1966.. Octavo, cloth. First edition in English. This variant has white endpapers and "PHAEDRA PUBLISHERS, INC. / 27 Washington Square N. / New York, N.Y." at lower edge of the dust jacket's rear flap. SF play written in Russian by Nabokov in 1938 and first published in RUSSKIE ZAPISKI, Paris, November 1938. This translation into English with revised text was made by Dmitri Nabokov in 1964. A fine copy in fine dust jacket priced $4.95 on the front flap. (#160776)

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LOLITA: A SCREENPLAY

Nabokov, Vladimir

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New York, St. Louis, San Francisco, Toronto: McGraw-Hill Book Company, [1974].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. A fine copy in fine dust jacket priced $7.95 on the front flap. (#161716)

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BEND SINISTER

Nabokov, Vladimir

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New York: Henry Holt and Company, [1947].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Setting is authoritarian dystopia. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 233. Reginald 10559. Large bookstore stamp on front free endpaper, else a fine copy in very good dust jacket with long closed tear in front panel with internal tape mend and dust soiling to rear panel. (#159001)

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New York, Toronto: McGraw-Hill Book Company, [1969].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 16-21. Reginald 10558. Touch of foxing to top edge of text block, else a fine copy in fine dust jacket with some light internal foxing to upper edge of rear panel (no show through on outer surface). (#41810)

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BEND SINISTER

Nabokov, Vladimir

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New York: Henry Holt and Company, [1947].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Setting is authoritarian dystopia. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 233. Reginald 10559. Tiny bookplate of collector John Ruyle on front paste-down and his neat signature dated 1963 on the front free endpaper. Cloth lightly rubbed along bottom edge, some foxing to top edge of text block, a very good copy in very good dust jacket with light wear at spine ends and corner tips and some soiling and tanning to rear panel. (#153508)

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New York, Toronto: McGraw-Hill Book Company, [1975].. Octavo, boards. First edition. Of the thirteen stories in this collection the first twelve have been translated from the Russian by Dmitri Nabokov in collaboration with the author. The thirteenth story was written in English. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket priced $8.95 on the front flap with mild crease at lower edge of front panel. A very nice copy. (#161723)

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LOOK AT THE HARLEQUINS!

Nabokov, Vladimir

New York, St. Louis, San Francisco, Toronto: McGraw-Hill Book Company, [1974].. Octavo, boards. First edition. A fine copy in fine dust jacket priced $7.95 on the front flap. (#161746)

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[London and Harmondsworth, Middlesex]: Viking, [1987].. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition in English. Translation of DIE ENTDECKUNG DER LANGSAMKEIT (1983). A novel framed around the life of the nineteenth century explorer Sir John Franklin (1786-1847). "Reading this book has a unique effect: it changes one's perception of the world, sharpens one's ear for rhythm and tempo, and sensitizes one for each person's unique inner time. At first glance, it is an historical novel; at closer glance it reveals itself as a plea to respect unalterable human rhythms in a time of rampant development." - Die Weltwoche. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#160111)

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THE BOHR MAKER

Nagata, Linda

New York, Toronto, London, Sydney, Auckland: Bantam Books, [1995].. Octavo, boards. First hardcover edition. The author's first book, first published as a paperback original in 1995 by Bantam Books. A nanotech thriller which won the Locus Award for best first novel. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with small chip and associated wrinkle at lower edge of rear panel. (#159921)

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LIMIT OF VISION

Nagata, Linda

New York: Tor, [2001].. Octavo, boards. First edition. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-795. Hartwell, 200 Significant SF Books by Women, 1984-2001. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#110657)

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NAPOLEON IN THE OTHER WORLD. A NARRATIVE WRITTEN BY HIMSELF: AND FOUND NEAR HIS TOMB IN THE THE ISLAND OF ST. HELENA, BY XONGO-TEE-FOH-TCHI, MANDARIN OF THE THIRD CLASS

Napoleon Bonaparte (pseudonym); preface by Xongo-Tee-Foh-Tchi, of Tiontchew (pseudonym). Possibly written by Baron Antoine Henri de Jomini

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London: Henry Colburn, 1827.. Octavo, pp. [i-iii] iv-ix [x] [1] 2-406, inserted engraved frontispiece with illustration designed and drawn on stone by T. Dighton, early twentieth-century three-quarter green polished calf and blue cloth, spine panel tooled in gold, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. First edition. "After-life philosophical fantasy which opens with some spirit wanderings through space, whence the spirit of Napoleon is conducted on a brief visit to Hell before he arrives at the mighty but stagnant city of Politicopolis. There follows numerous philosophical discussions with its inhabitants. The frontispiece shows Napoleon being dangled by a gigantic angel over the vast city. Possibly [written] by Baron Antoine Henri de Jomini." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 119. Locke, Voyages in Space (2011) V707. Bleiler (1978), p. 213. Reginald 15720. Penciled 1928 gift inscription on a flyleaf preceding the frontispiece. Calf worn, frontispiece and title page tanned, small ink stain on fore-edge of te ... Read more

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NAPOLEON IN THE OTHER WORLD. A NARRATIVE WRITTEN BY HIMSELF: AND FOUND NEAR HIS TOMB IN THE THE ISLAND OF ST. HELENA, BY XONGO-TEE-FOH-TCHI, MANDARIN OF THE THIRD CLASS

Napoleon Bonaparte (pseudonym); preface by Xongo-Tee-Foh-Tchi, of Tiontchew (pseudonym). Possibly written by Baron Antoine Henri de Jomini

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London: Henry Colburn, 1827.. Octavo, pp. [i-iii] iv-ix [x] [1] 2-406, inserted engraved frontispiece with illustration designed and drawn on stone by T. Dighton, nineteenth-century three-quarter calf and marbled boards, tooled in gold and blind, red leather title piece, t.e.g., bottom edge untrimmed, marbled endpapers. First edition. "After-life philosophical fantasy which opens with some spirit wanderings through space, whence the spirit of Napoleon is conducted on a brief visit to Hell before he arrives at the mighty but stagnant city of Politicopolis. There follows numerous philosophical discussions with its inhabitants. The frontispiece shows Napoleon being dangled by a gigantic angel over the vast city. Possibly [written] by Baron Antoine Henri de Jomini." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 119. Locke, Voyages in Space (2011) V707. Bleiler (1978), p. 213. Reginald 15720. Calf rubbed with slight loss at spine ends, some mild scattered foxing to text block, a very good copy. A tall copy with wi ... Read more

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New York: The Viking Press, [1970].. Octavo, 148 pp., illustrations by R. K. Laxman, cloth-backed boards. First edition. First collection of short stories by this Indian author to be published in America, some reprinted from popular magazines. With a glossary. It was preceded by GODS, DEMONS, AND OTHERS (1964), retellings of traditional Indian myths and legends. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#134426)

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THE INCOMPLETE MARINER

Nason, Leonard H.

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1929.. Octavo, 192 pp., original blue cloth stamped in yellow. First edition. Three short nautical novels. Some very faint, mild spotting to rear cover, a near fine copy. (#133946)

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ROAD OF AGES

Nathan, Robert

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1935.. Octavo, pp. [1-10] [1-2] 3-231 [232-234] [235-238: blank] [note: first and last two leaves are blanks], original medium brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in dark brown and gold, publisher's device stamped in blind on rear panel, top edge stained dark brown, pictorial endpapers. First edition. The Jews are driven out of Europe to subsist as best they can in the Gobi desert. Bleiler (1948), p. [208]. Reginald 10584. A fine copy in bright, near fine pictorial dust jacket with light wear at head and tail of spine panel and corner tips and several tiny nicks to edges of rear panel. (#64616)

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THE DREAMTIME

Nathan, Robert Louis

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[Woodstock, NY]: The Overlook Press, [1975].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#41794)

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PORTRAIT OF JENNIE

Nathan, Robert

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940.. Octavo, pictorial wrappers. Advance copy of the first edition. "An excellent tragic romance, beautifully written and unashamedly heartrending." - Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-265. Poignant and thought-provoking, in many ways Nathan's finest work." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1222. "... a beautiful and affectively powerful story." - Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature III, pp. 1276-79. Basis for the 1948 film directed by William Dieterle and starring Joseph Cotten and Jennifer Jones. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror 5-227. Wrappers rubbed along outer joints and along front flap fold, front hinge strengthened, damp stain at bottom edge of rear cover, a good copy. (#137525)

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PORTRAIT OF JENNIE

Nathan, Robert

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-212 [213: blank] [214: "a note on the type] [215-216: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original terra cotta cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, running Borzoi stamped in black on rear panel, top edge stained black, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. "An excellent tragic romance, beautifully written and unashamedly heartrending." - Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-265. Poignant and thought-provoking, in many ways Nathan's finest work." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1222. "... a beautiful and affectively powerful story." - Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature III, pp. 1276-79. Basis for the 1948 film directed by William Dieterle and starring Joseph Cotten and Jennifer Jones. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror 5-227. Front endpaper a bit tanned from something once laid in that is no longer present, else a fine copy in very good four-color pictorial dust jacket priced $2.00 on the front flap with light wear at e ... Read more

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THE WEANS

Nathan, Robert

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960.. Octavo, pictorial boards. First edition. Classic archeological satire. Reginald 10593. A very good copy in good dust jacket with wear at edges, age-darkening, dust soiling, and clipped price. (#158532)

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