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VALUE AND CAPITAL: An Inquiry into Some Fundamental Principles of Economic Theory. J. R. Hicks. VALUE AND CAPITAL: An Inquiry into Some Fundamental Principles of Economic Theory.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1939. First edition. Sir John Richard Hicks (1904 - 1989) was one of the most important and influential economists of the twentieth century. In microeconomics, the compensated demand function is referred to as the Hicksian demand function in his honor (Wikipedia). Minor wear to corners, endpapers darkened (due to unavoidable offset from the binding) and just a little foxed. Near fine, lacking the dust jacket. An exceedingly scarce book in the first edition. THE MAN FOR WHOM THE "HICKSIAN DEMAND FUNCTION" IS NAMED.

[Book #54570]       Price: $1,500.00
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SUPER CHIEF: Screenplay for the movie SILVER STREAK. Colin Higgins. SUPER CHIEF: Screenplay for the movie SILVER STREAK.
(circa 1975). Presumed early draft with printed title SUPER CHIEF and "handwritten" SILVER STREAK added. This copy with "stamp" of Ziegler Associates. 141 pages, printed on rectos only; clasp bound with blue card covers. Title handwritten on "spine" (left page edges). Very good to near fine. This 1976 comedy-thriller was the first pairing of Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor, who went on to do three more films together.

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THE BLACK HOUSE. Patricia Highsmith. THE BLACK HOUSE.
London: Heinemann, (1981). First edition. A book of short stories. Very good to fine in dust jacket with blue on spine a bit faded.

[Book #54459]       Price: $100.00
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THE BLUNDERER. Patricia Highsmith. THE BLUNDERER.
London: Cresset Press, 1956. First UK edition. Her second book. A young successful man's life unravels when his wife is found dead at the bottom of a cliff.. The book is very good or better with page edges a little soiled and production company stamp and "You are My Guilt" written on front end. Perhaps the projected title of the film, but never made, although there is a production in the works at present (2014). The aged price clipped dust jacket has a slightly darkened spine and chips on corners and spine ends.

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THE CRY OF THE OWL. Patricia Highsmith. THE CRY OF THE OWL.
New York: Harper & Row, (1962). First edition. Near fine with light rubbing on corners and spine ends; in near fine dust jacket with minor edgewear and touch of light rubbing.

[Book #53242]       Price: $350.00
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A GAME FOR THE LIVING. Patricia Highsmith. A GAME FOR THE LIVING.
London: Cresset Press, 1950. First UK edition. What happens when two men, who are friends, share the love of a beautiful woman, and she is murdered? Light foxing on pages edges and jacket verso, otherwise both are very good or better with only minor wear.

[Book #53193]       Price: $250.00
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PEOPLE WHO KNOCK ON THE DOOR. Patricia Highsmith. PEOPLE WHO KNOCK ON THE DOOR.
London: Henemann, (1983). First edition. Very minor bump to bottom corner, still fine in fine dust jacket.

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RIPLEY UNDER GROUND. Patricia Highsmith. RIPLEY UNDER GROUND.
London: Heinemann, (1970). First UK edition. The second Ripley, made into a movie in 2005. Two corners very lightly bumped, otherwise near fine in dust jacket with spine background faded (lettering still bright) and very minor edgewear in a few small areas.

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RIPLEY'S GAME. Patricia Highsmith. RIPLEY'S GAME.
London: Heinemann, (1974). First UK edition. The book is fine with no discernible wear; in dust jacket with bottom, right corner of front panel torn away and brown on spine toned to blue, as often seen. Otherwise very good.

[Book #53246]       Price: $75.00
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STRANGERS ON A TRAIN. Patricia Highsmith. STRANGERS ON A TRAIN.
London: Cresset Press, 1950. First UK edition. Her first book. She is known for her psychological thrillers, which led to more than two dozen film adaptations. This title has been adapted for stage and screen numerous times, notably by Alfred Hitchcock in 1951. The book is fine but for the barest rubbing on tips in a aged dust jacket with a slightly faded spine and very minor edgewear. HER FIRST BOOK.

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A SUSPENSION OF MERCY. Patricia Highsmith. A SUSPENSION OF MERCY.
London: Heinemann, (1965). First UK edition. INSCRIBED, "To --- October 11, 1965 (with thanks) Patricia Highsmith." Near fine in worn dust jacket with creasing, rubbing and a few closed tears.

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THOSE WHO WALK AWAY. Patricia Highsmith. THOSE WHO WALK AWAY.
New York: Doubleday, 1964. First edition. A Crime Club special, proclaiming this title a classic of the suspense novel. Two men caught in a strange relationship, hunter and hunted but difficult to tell which is which. Very good to fine in very good dust jacket with spine tanned, light edge wear, and one closed tear.

[Book #53247]       Price: $200.00
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MR. IVES CHRISTMAS. Oscar Hijuelos. MR. IVES CHRISTMAS.
(London): Bloomsbury, (1995). First U.K. edition. Uncorrected proof in trial dust jacket which is shorter than the book and differs in design from the eventual one. Fine.

[Book #54882]       Price: $30.00
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AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF COSTUME: From Nudity to Raiment. Hilaire Hiler. AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF COSTUME: From Nudity to Raiment.
London: W. & G. Foyle, Ltd. 1929. First edition. This classic work covers the origin of clothing through prehistoric dress and the primitives on to the bronze and early iron ages and into the costumes in Mexico, Central America and Peru. Illustrated with 141 figures, 12 photographic plates, and 12 colored plates. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettered spine. Light offset and faint foxing to pastedowns, otherwise bright and near fine in a nice, only lightly soiled dust jacket with just shallow chipping, light edge creasing and few short tears.

[Book #52657]       Price: $200.00
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THINK AND GROW RICH. Napoleon Hill. THINK AND GROW RICH.
Cleveland: Ralston Publishing Co. 1957. The 1957 edition, first thus. "For men and women who resent poverty...Teaching, for the first time, the famous Andrew Carnegie formula for money-making, based upon the THIRTEEN PROVEN STEPS TO RICHES." Fine in dust jacket with very minor rubbing on corners and spine ends.

[Book #49451]       Price: $100.00
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A VERY GOOD HATER: A Tale of Revenge. Reginald Hill. A VERY GOOD HATER: A Tale of Revenge.
Woodstock: Coutryman Press, (1982). First U.S. edition, original published in the UK in 1974. "A Foul Play Press Book." Fine in dust jacket with touch of rubbing to spine ends and corners, otherwise fine.

[Book #54775]       Price: $45.00
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SEABISCUIT: An American Legend. Laura Hillenbrand. SEABISCUIT: An American Legend.
New York: Random House, (2001). First edition. One of the surprise bestsellers of recent years, about the horse that was one of the biggest stories of 1938 and united the country in that depression era. First jacket priced $24.95 and no audio ad on back flap. Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #43036]       Price: $125.00
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THE DARK WIND. Hillerman Tony. THE DARK WIND.
New York: Harper & Row, 1982. First edition. His second Jim Chee novel. Fine in fine dust jacket.

[Book #54777]       Price: $75.00
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APG 158.3 (2012). Tony Hillerman. APG 158.3 (2012) Author Price Guide. (Dickerson: Quill & Brush, 2004). Includes a facsimile of the author's signature; a brief biographical sketch; a list of the author's first editions (American and British) current to the date of publication of the guide, with entries for limited and trade editions; number of copies (if available); how to identify the first edition; and estimated values with and without the dustwrapper (if applicable). Issued as a PDF file. Click HERE for a complete list of our individual Author Price Guides or for information about ordering the complete set on CD.
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PEOPLE OF DARKNESS. Tony Hillerman. PEOPLE OF DARKNESS.
(New York: Haper & Row, 1980). First edition. His first Jim Chee novel. Fine in fine dust jacket.

[Book #54776]       Price: $100.00
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THE SUBURB BY THE SEA New Poems. Robert Hillyer. THE SUBURB BY THE SEA New Poems.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952. First edition. Warmly INSCRIBED by author on front endpaper. Fine in dust jacket with one small chip on the lower back panel.

[Book #45266]       Price: $60.00
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NOTHING SO STRANGE. James Hilton. NOTHING SO STRANGE.
Boston: Little Brown and Co. 1947. First edition. Minor wear to spine ends otherwise fine; in very good to near fine dust jacket with touch of minor edge rubbing, rear flap edges foxed, and faint scratches to front panel finish.

[Book #54452]       Price: $75.00
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APG 059.4 (2004). Chester Himes. APG 059.4 (2004) Author Price Guide. (Dickerson: Quill & Brush, 2004). Includes a facsimile of the author's signature; a brief biographical sketch; a list of the author's first editions (American and British) current to the date of publication of the guide, with entries for limited and trade editions; number of copies (if available); how to identify the first edition; and estimated values with and without the dustwrapper (if applicable). Issued as a PDF file. Click HERE for a complete list of our individual Author Price Guides or for information about ordering the complete set on CD.
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THE GREAT OFFENSIVE. Maurice Hindus. THE GREAT OFFENSIVE.
New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1933. First edition. Hindus's update of his previous books (Humanity Uprooted and Red Bread) after a visit to Russia; he offers a 1930's overview of the Russian experiment--the machines, villagers, the collectives, religion, morality & Siberia. Red decorated cloth which is very good and clean, though name on half-title page; in about very good dust jacket with some chipping and closed tears.

[Book #52155]       Price: $60.00
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GRAY MATTERS. William Hjortsberg. GRAY MATTERS.
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1971). First edition. The author's second book. Top and bottom edges of white cloth a little darkened, otherwise fine in dust jacket.

[Book #28029]       Price: $60.00
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