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1 Brown, Alan The Face in the Window and Other Alabama Ghostlore
Tuscaloosa, Alabama University Alabama Press 1996 081730813X / 9780817308131 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ 
B & W photographs; 8.48 X 5.49 X 0.52 inches; xi,158 pages; Label with number taped onto bottom of front; blue stamps on end papers and couple of pages through out book. OTW, pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Soft cover is rust colored with black lettering on spine. Illustrated with 9 b/w photographs. Book is divided into geographic sections of Alabama, to recount the tales. Bibliography. "..is the first scholarly collection of ghostlore from throughout the state of Alabama...traveled the state collecting stories and photographs illustrating the places that gave rise to the eerie tales". 
Price: 16.25 USD
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2 Cheney, Richard Cheney's Fashion Coloring Book
New York Harmony Books 1980 0517541106 / 9780517541104 First Edition First Printing; Paperback Fine 
B & W and Color; 12 X 8.80 X 0.30 inches; Unpaginated pages; Soft cover has white spine with blue lettering. Covers have light rubbing, scuffing, bumping. At bottom of front, at spine, 1" of cover is starting to split from spine. Pages are CLEAN and tight. Pages are not numbered. There are 16 pages, at front of book, in full, and vivid, color. Remaining 25+ pages are b/w outline drawings, to be colored in. "...is a collection of my favorite fantasy creations for makeup and fashion design. Inspired by the exotic and dramatic beauty I have seen throughout my journeys to Africa and Europe, it expresses the individuality and glamour that fashion truly can be....included sections on evening gowns, showes, jewelry, costumes, beach and play wear, the avant-garde and makeup styles and have emphasized my love of the dramatic, the futuristic, and the elegant". 
Price: 27.25 USD
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3 Freedman, Cheryl Torcon 3: The 61st World Science Fiction Convention [souvenir Book]
Nova Scotia, Canada J. C. Bell 2003 First Edition (?) As New 
B&W Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; 234+ pages; Soft cover has white spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w drawings and photographs. Includes an article by George R. R. Martin: I Remember Torcon 2 (1973). Torcon 3 was the 61st World Science Fiction Convention, held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on August 28-September 1, 2003. The convention was held in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, as well as the Fairmont Royal York and Crowne Plaza (now the InterContinental Toronto Centre) hotels. Torcon 3 was also the site of the 2003 Canvention. Oversized, 3#. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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4 Hague, Michael A Unicorn Journal
New York Arcade Pub 1990 1559700688 / 9781559700689 Hardcover Fine 
Color Illustrations; 9.80 X 8.90 X 0.50 inches; Unpaginated pages; Illustrated cover has blue cloth spine with silver lettering. Faint bumping to boards. Pages are CLEAN and tight; appears as if unused. Pages not numbered; 52 pages. Illustrated throughout with vibrant, full color, full page sized, pictures. Each writing page has a beautiful, color floral border. 
Price: 28.25 USD
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5 Kingsley, Charles Water-babies; A fairy tale for a land baby,
Philadelphia Henry Altemus Co. , 1899 Hardcover Very Good- 
B&W Illustrations; 5 1/4 x 6 3/4; 276 pages; Illustrated hard cover has rubbing, bumping, sunning, scuffing, looks as if lovingly used. Previous owner's name on front end paper, dated 25 December 1915, 12-25-15. Short, tidy inscription. Overall, pages are clean and tight. Some smudge marks and corner creasing at bottom of various pages. Illustrated with 94 b/w drawings. Nice copy of a 100 year old book that was very popular. 
Price: 21.25 USD
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Stephen Colberts Tek Jansen, Layman, John & Tom Peyer & Jim Massey & Stephen Colbert & Robbi Rodriguez & Scott Chantler
6 Layman, John & Tom Peyer & Jim Massey & Stephen Colbert & Robbi Rodriguez & Scott Chantler Stephen Colberts Tek Jansen
Porltand OR Oni Press 2009 1934964166 / 9781934964163 First Edition First Printing; Hardcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Scott Chantler, Robbi Rodriguez, Et Al. 
Color Illustrations; 7 x 10 1/2; 129 pages; Hard cover has glazed board covers. Light rubbing/scuffing/bumping. Black spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Every page is covered with colorful frames in the graphic novel style. Blasting off from the hit comedy series, The Colbert Report, galaxy-hero-super-awesome-spectacular-ultra-spy Tek Jansen will not rest until he has thwarted every last sinister plot, ended every interdimensional war, and saved every distressed damsel in the cosmos. 
Price: 13.25 USD
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7 Leinster, Murray City on the Moon
New York Avalon Books 1957 First Edition Hardcover Good+ in Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Ed Emshwiller 
Ex-Library; 5 1/4 x 8; 224 pages; Hard cover is red with black lettering on spine. Has typical former library markings, stamps. Pockets appear removed. Pages are generally clean and tight, a few marks. DJ in mylar cover, taped to book. Typical library markings on it. Per McBride's, all Avalon books are first editions. Copyright page states 1957. 
Price: 121.25 USD
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8 McGuire, William From Tolkien to OZ The Art of Greg Hildebrandt
Parsippany, NJ Unicorn Publishing House 1985 0881010197 / 9780881010190 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Hard cover is black with colorful pastedown on front; gold lettering on front and spine. Grey end papers. No DJ, as issued. Pages are clean and tight; oblong shaped book. Pages are not numbered; has approximately 96 pages. Almost every page has at least one truly gorgeous and colorful illustration by Greg HIldebrandt, the renowned fantasy illustrator. 4 page interview with the artist in the rear of the book. ; Color Illustrations; 10 3/4 x 9 1/4; Unpaginated pages; Cover has slight bumping; a few pages have shallow corner folds. 
Price: 10.25 USD
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9 Mead, Syd Oblagon, Concepts Of Syd Mead
No Place Oblagon, Inc. 1996 4062015250 / 9784062015257 Softcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Syd Mead 
Color Illustrations; 11 1/2 x 11 1/2; 168 pages; Soft cover has shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, previous owner's name blacked out on front end paper. DJ has rubbing/scuffing, nicking, shelf wear; in a mylar cover. Stitched in pages are clean and tight. Laid in is a 4 page brochure from Oblagon publishing, about Syd Mead Techno Fastasy Art, a 32 pp color catalog from a solo exhibition at "Tokyo's prestigious Seibu [Ginza] Department Store". Text in book is dual Japanese/English. Lavishly illustrated with 100+ lush, breath taking, color and b/w drawings, some double page. "Syd Mead (born 1933) , is a "visual futurist" and concept artist. He is best known for his designs for science-fiction films such as Blade Runner, Aliens and Tron. Of his work, Mead was once moved to comment: "I've called science fiction 'reality ahead of schedule.' " Mead got his start in the automotive industry and his visions of style and possibilities have been seen in art shows, movies, video games, etc. He is constantly evolving his style and setting trends. The book is divided into sections: Intro, with a bography section; Industrial Design; Fantasy; Motion Pictures; Drawings/Sketches; Key to Plates; Credits. 
Price: 215.50 USD
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Boys of Steel The Creators of Superman by Nobleman, Marc Tyler [Knopf,2008], Nobleman, Marc Tyler
10 Nobleman, Marc Tyler Boys of Steel The Creators of Superman by Nobleman, Marc Tyler [Knopf,2008]
New York Borzoi/Alfred Knopf 2008 0375838023 / 9780375838026 First Edition First Printing; Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Ross MacDonald 
Hardcover Series; Remainder; Color Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11/12; Unpaginated pages; Hard cover is illustrated boards, same as DJ. Slight bumping, faint red remainder mark near bottom of spine. DJ has light bumping, rubbing, shelf wear. Pages not numbered, 29 pages. Beautifully and colorfully illustrated. "Boys of Steel is the first-ever picture book about how these two unsung heroes [Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, two teenagers in Depresson era Cleveland] created the first and greatest superhero of all time. Nobleman's text captures the excitement of Joe and Jerry's creative triumph...while MacDonald's bouyant ilustrations bring back to life the thrilling days of yesteryear. Up up and away!" 
Price: 21.25 USD
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Pirate Talk or Mermalade, Svoboda, Terese
11 Svoboda, Terese Pirate Talk or Mermalade
Dzanc Books 2010 0982631804 / 9780982631805 Paperback New 
7.90 X 6 X 0.70 inches; 156 pages; Soft cover has black spine with white and red lettering. Self flaps. Pages are clean and tight, NEW book. "The story, told in dialogue, of two brothers who fall into piracy, meet a mermaid, and end up in the Arctic. "Told entirely through dialogue, this quirky tale of period pirate wannabees make a 'jeu d'esprit' of the prirvateer life even as it baldly de-romanticizes it..." 
Price: 9.00 USD
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12 Sätty, Wilfried Time Zone
San Francisco, CA Straight Arrow Books 1973 0879320672 / 9780879320676 First Edition First Printing; Soft Cover Very Good Illustrated by Wilfried Satty 
B&W Illustrations; 9 x 12; 155 pages; Soft cover has some creases, shelf wear, bumping, 3/8" x 1/8" circular indent at top of front. Sides of text block have minor spotting. Overall, pages are clean and tight, states first printing on copyright page. Lavishly illustrated with full page sized b/w drawings by Satty [1939-1982]. ""There is a time in the span of civilizations when creative energy and the human spirit are wholly, briefly focussed, when this occurs culture in all its manifestations reaches its zenith. The moment passes; civilizations decline, only to be replaced by others....this cycle, which may continue until our sun---or our planet---fails us, is the principal conern of my book". Oversized, 3#. 
Price: 37.75 USD
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13 Timoshenko,Stephen Strength Of Materials Part II: Advanced Theory and Problems. Second Edition
Toronto D.Van Nostrand 1941 Second Edition Fourteenth Printing; Hardcover Very Good+ 
Formulae & Figures; 9 X 6.20 X 1.50 inches; xiii, 510 pages; 1953 printing. Hard cover is blue, with gold lettering on spine. Some rubbing scuffing, bumping and light sunning to boards. Pink underlining on pages 529-560, rest of pages are clean and tight, Extensively illustrated with b/w 300+ figures and formulae. Author and Subject indices. 
Price: 15.75 USD
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14 Williams, Kit MASQUERADE
Schocken Books 1980 080523747X / 9780805237474 First American Edition Seventh Printing; Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Color Illustrations; 8 3/4 11 1/2; Unpaginated pages; Hard cover is blue boards, with author's initials blind stamped on front. Gold lettering on spine; slight rubbing, bumping. DJ has slight rubbing, bumping, front flap is price clipped. Orange end papers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as If unused. Lavishly illustrated with gorgeous, color pictures by the author. Pages not numbered, 32 pages. ...that sparked a treasure hunt by concealing clues to the location of a jeweled golden hare, created and hidden somewhere in Britain by Williams. The book became the inspiration for a genre of books known today as armchair treasure hunts. 
Price: 11.25 USD
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