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C. I. D."..

Mundy, Talbot (pseudonym of William Lancaster Gribbon)

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New York, London: The Century Co., [1932].. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vi [1-2] 3-280, original pictorial yellow cloth, front panel stamped in red and black, spine panel stamped in black, top edge stained brown, fore and bottom edges rough trimmed. First U.S. edition. A mystery novel featuring inspector Chullander Ghose of India's Criminal Investigation Department. Grant, p. 180. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with light shelf wear at edges, several short closed tears, 15x15 mm v-chip from bottom edge of rear panel, and small internal tape reinforcement at tail of spine panel, latter also sunned. Overall, a fairly attractive example of the jacket with bright, clean pictorial front cover. The publisher's "Reference Copy" with two file copy ink-stamps on front free endpaper. (#8752)

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C" IS FOR CORPSE

Grafton, Sue

New York: Henry Holt and Company, [1986].. Octavo, boards. First edition. The third Kinsey Millhone mystery novel. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#126618)

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C. S. LEWIS AT THE BREAKFAST TABLE AND OTHER REMINISCENCES

(Lewis, Clive Staples) Como, James T. (editor)

New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., [1979].. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii-ix [x] xi-xix [xx] xxi-xxxiv [1-2] 3-299 [300-302: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], cloth-backed boards. First edition. Collection of impressions, reminiscences, and judgments of twenty-two friends of C. S. Lewis. Pages 245-288 comprise "A Bibliography of the Writings of C. S. Lewis" by Walter Hooper. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#161618)

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C. S. LEWIS AT THE BREAKFAST TABLE AND OTHER REMINISCENCES

(Lewis, Clive Staples) Como, James T. (editor)

New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., [1979].. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii-ix [x] xi-xix [xx] xxi-xxxiv [1-2] 3-299 [300-302: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], cloth-backed boards. First edition. Collection of impressions, reminiscences, and judgments of twenty-two friends of C. S. Lewis. Pages 245-288 comprise "A Bibliography of the Writings of C. S. Lewis" by Walter Hooper. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with just a touch of sunning to spine panel. (#78172)

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CACHE FROM OUTER SPACE

Farmer, Philip Jose

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New York: Ace Books, Inc., [1962].. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Ace Double Novel Books F165. Bound with THE CELESTIAL BLUEPRINT AND OTHER STORIES by Philip Jose Farmer. A hint of rubbing to spine ends, a fine, unread copy. (#129392)

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CACTUS AND SAGEBRUSH ..

Margulies, Leo (editor)

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New York: The Hampton Publishing Company, [1945].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Western stories from the pulps by A. Leslie, Jackson Cole and others. Includes a Zorro story, "Zorro Saves a Herd," by Johnston McCulley. A very good copy in good dust jacket with several closed tears and shallow chipping at upper spine ends and along top edge of rear panel. (#133741)

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New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., 1934.. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] vii-viii [1-2] 3-376, inserted frontispiece with illustration by Lynd Ward, original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in white, top edge stained red, fore-edge untrimmed, bottom edge rough trimmed. First edition, first printing with the "F&R" monogram on copyright page. "Fascinating murder mystery whose solution turns on matters of teratology (in the narrow medical sense of deformity and mutation in human beings). The graphic details are sufficiently repulsive to have been bowdlerized in some editions." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-121. Bleiler (1978), p. 117. Reginald 08536. Hubin (1994), p. 480. Neat penciled gift inscription dated June 1934 on front free endpaper. Slight spine lean, a very good copy in good pictorial dust jacket (designed by Lynd Ward) with shelf wear at edges, mainly spine ends, and short closed tears along lower spine folds. (#130342)

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1960.. Octavo, two-part boards. Later edition. The first edition was published in 1934 by Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. This reissue in Macmillan's "Murder Revisited Series," is "an abridged edition" according to the title page, but "edited" according to Laing's "note." "Fascinating murder mystery whose solution turns on matters of teratology (in the narrow medical sense of deformity and mutation in human beings). The graphic details are sufficiently repulsive to have been bowdlerized in some editions." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-121. Bleiler (1978), p. 117. Reginald 08536. Hubin (1994), p. 480. Pulpy text paper tanned, a fine copy in very good dust jacket with a couple of mild rubs, dust soiling to rear panel, and clipped price. Nice Vera Bock jacket design. (#158890)

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CADILLAC JACK

McMurtry, Larry

New York: Simon and Schuster, [1982].. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Remainder mark to bottom edge of text block, a near fine copy in near fine dust jacket. (#126761)

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CADILLAC JUKEBOX

Burke, James Lee

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New York: Hyperion, [1996.. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First trade edition. Signed by Burke. A Dave Robicheaux novel. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#91356)

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New York: Cassell Publishing Company, [1890].. Octavo, pp. [1-2: blank] [i-ii] iii-iv 1-373 [374: blank] [note: first leaf is a blank], 84 inserted plates with full-page illustrations by George Roux, plus a small vignette on page iv, original pictorial gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold. First edition in English. A family of circus performers stranded in America after their money is stolen decide to return to Europe via the Bering Straits. Bleiler (1978), p. 199. Myers 7. Taves and Michaluk V037. Light rubbing to cloth at spine ends and corner tips, front cover and spine panel soiled, several small stains to fore-edge of text block, a sound, tight copy with clean interior. (#101926)

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CAESAR'S PROSCRIPTION ..

Spiers, Augustus Mansfield

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London: Arthur H. Stockwell, Limited, n.d. [1938].. Octavo, pp. [1-7] 8-127 [128: printer's imprint], original blue cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Spiers on the front free endpaper. Some tanning to endpapers, else a bright, very good copy. (#160454)

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CAFE PURGATORIUM

Anonymously Edited Anthology

New York: Tor, [1991].. Octavo, boards. First edition. Collects "Cafe Purgatorium" by Dana M. Anderson, "Dr. Krusadian's Method" by Ray Garton, and "Death Leaves an Echo" by Charles de Lint. Anonymously edited by David G. Hartwell. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#104220)

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CAFE PURGATORIUM

Anonymously Edited Anthology

New York: Tor, [1991].. Octavo, boards. First edition. Collects "Cafe Purgatorium" by Dana M. Anderson, "Dr. Krusadian's Method" by Ray Garton, and "Death Leaves an Echo" by Charles de Lint. Anonymously edited by David G. Hartwell. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#9535)

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CAGE A MAN

Busby, F[rancis] M[arion]

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Garden City: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., [1973].. Octavo, boards. First edition. First printing with code "D 33" on page 149. The author's first book. Busby began "his career as a novelist with the Space-Opera Demu series about a hijacked human, Barton, and his war against the Alien Demu: CAGE A MAN (September 1973 F&SF; exp 1974) and THE PROUD ENEMY (1975), both assembled with "The Learning of Eeshta" (September-October 1973 If) plus the book-length "End of the Line" as THE DEMU TRILOGY (1980). The first, superior, installment is particularly effective in its depiction of Barton's imprisonment and eventual escape." - SFE (online). Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#107213)

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Published in 1973 as first installment of what became a space-opera trilogy about a human named Barton and his struggles against the alien Demu (who look a bit like giant lobsters). "... particularly effective in its depiction of Barton's imprisonment and eventual escape" (Clute and Nicholls [eds], The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction [1993], p. 180). First leaf a little soiled and edge-nicked, else fine. (#104163)

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THE CAGE BIRD & OTHER STORIES

Young, Francis Brett

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New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1933.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-289 [290: colophon] [291-296: blank] [note: last three leaves are blanks], title page printed in brown and black, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges rough trimmed, decorated endpapers. First U.S. edition. The author's first collection of short fiction. Young was trained as a physician and worked as a ship's surgeon early in his career, a setting reflected in some of these stories. Sinclair Lewis (quoted on the dust jacket's rear panel) praised the author, saying "he has maintained the Grand Tradition of the British novel and all its spacious manner. But with Lawrence and Bennett, he has given it new life ..." "Shellis's Reef" portrays a captain obsessed to the point of madness. "A Busman's Holiday" is a murder mystery whose secret is stumbled upon by a young doctor. Hubin (1994), p. 886. NCBEL IV 782. Top edge of text block dusty, a bright, near fine copy in good pictorial dust ja ... Read more

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CAGED! THE ROMANCE OF A LUNATIC ASYLUM ..

Hill, Headon (pseudonym of Francis Edward Grainger)

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London, New York and Melbourne: Ward, Lock & Bowden, Limited, 1900.. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi [7] 8-336, inserted frontispiece with illustration by Edward Read, original burgundy cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, buff endpapers, all edges untrimmed. First edition. Hill, a prolific author of mysteries, gives the reader here a bit of adventure but mostly criminous melodrama about a stolen diamond and a woman unjustly imprisoned in a lunatic asylum. Partially set in India. Glover and Green, Victorian Detective Fiction 245. Hubin (1994), p. 401. Just a bit of scattered foxing to text, else a fine, bright copy. (#151566)

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THE CAIN FACTOR

Lewis, Charles (pseudonym of Roger Dixon)

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[Lewes, Sussex and London]: Harwood-Smart Publishing, [1975].. Octavo, boards. First edition. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 241. Reginald 28286. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#41594)

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CAIN'S CRAFT

(Cain, James M.) Madden, David

Metuchen, N.J., & London: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1985.. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-iv] v [vi] vii [viii-ix] x-xi [xii] 1-162, illustrations, cloth. First edition. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (#137217)

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