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  • THE LITTLE GIANT OF ABERDEEN COUNTY. by Baker, Tiffany.
    Baker, Tiffany.
    THE LITTLE GIANT OF ABERDEEN COUNTY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2009.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's rather offbeat but very highly praised first novel - Publisher's Weekly says that this "mixes the exuberant eccentricities of John Irving's Garp, Anne Tyler's relationship savvy and the plangent voice of Margaret Atwood. . . Haunting the margins of Truly's story is that of Tabitha Dyerson, a rumored witch whose secrets afford a breathtaking role reversal for Truly. It's got all the earmarks of a hitÑinfectious and lovable narrator, a dash of magic, an impressive sweep and a heartrending but not treacly family drama." 341 pp. ISBN: 0-446194204.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53216
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  • THE LITTLE GIANT OF ABERDEEN COUNTY. by Baker, Tiffany.
    Baker, Tiffany.
    THE LITTLE GIANT OF ABERDEEN COUNTY.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2009.) dj. Hardcover - The author's rather offbeat but very highly praised first novel - Publisher's Weekly says that this "mixes the exuberant eccentricities of John Irving's Garp, Anne Tyler's relationship savvy and the plangent voice of Margaret Atwood. . . Haunting the margins of Truly's story is that of Tabitha Dyerson, a rumored witch whose secrets afford a breathtaking role reversal for Truly. It's got all the earmarks of a hitÑinfectious and lovable narrator, a dash of magic, an impressive sweep and a heartrending but not treacly family drama." Ribbon book mark bound in. 341 pp. ISBN: 0-446194204.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 48091
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  • Baker, Tiffany.
    THE LITTLE GIANT OF ABERDEEN COUNTY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2009.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's rather offbeat but very highly praised first novel - Publisher's Weekly says that this "mixes the exuberant eccentricities of John Irving's Garp, Anne Tyler's relationship savvy and the plangent voice of Margaret Atwood. . . Haunting the margins of Truly's story is that of Tabitha Dyerson, a rumored witch whose secrets afford a breathtaking role reversal for Truly. It's got all the earmarks of a hitÑinfectious and lovable narrator, a dash of magic, an impressive sweep and a heartrending but not treacly family drama." SIGNED by the author on the title page. 341 pp. ISBN: 0-446194204.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 46380
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  • THE LITTLE GIANT OF ABERDEEN COUNTY. by Baker, Tiffany.
    Baker, Tiffany.
    THE LITTLE GIANT OF ABERDEEN COUNTY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2009.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's rather offbeat but very highly praised first novel - Publisher's Weekly says that this "mixes the exuberant eccentricities of John Irving's Garp, Anne Tyler's relationship savvy and the plangent voice of Margaret Atwood. . . Haunting the margins of Truly's story is that of Tabitha Dyerson, a rumored witch whose secrets afford a breathtaking role reversal for Truly. It's got all the earmarks of a hitÑinfectious and lovable narrator, a dash of magic, an impressive sweep and a heartrending but not treacly family drama." 341 pp. ISBN: 0-446194204.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 56248
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  • THE LITTLE GIANT OF ABERDEEN COUNTY. by Baker, Tiffany.
    Baker, Tiffany.
    THE LITTLE GIANT OF ABERDEEN COUNTY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2009.). First edition - The author's rather offbeat but very highly praised first novel - Publisher's Weekly says that this "mixes the exuberant eccentricities of John Irving's Garp, Anne Tyler's relationship savvy and the plangent voice of Margaret Atwood. . . Haunting the margins of Truly's story is that of Tabitha Dyerson, a rumored witch whose secrets afford a breathtaking role reversal for Truly. It's got all the earmarks of a hitÑinfectious and lovable narrator, a dash of magic, an impressive sweep and a heartrending but not treacly family drama." 341 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with French flaps (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 45685
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  • THE UNAUTHORIZED ANNE RICE COMPANION. by Beahm, George.
    Beahm, George.
    THE UNAUTHORIZED ANNE RICE COMPANION.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Kansas City: Andrews and McMeel / Universal Press Syndicate Company (1996). First edition - Includes nearly seventy interviews, profiles, articles and sidebars on both the world of Anne Rice and her books over the past two decades. Foreword by Colleen Doran xiii- black and white photographs by Scott Stewart and George Beahm. ,xvii, 246 pp. ISBN: 0-836210360.

    Condition: Near fine.(minor shelfwear)

    Book ID: 61294
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  • THE STRANGE DEATH OF MISTRESS COFFIN. by Begiebing, Robert J.
    Begiebing, Robert J.
    THE STRANGE DEATH OF MISTRESS COFFIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A carefully researched novel of life in 1640's Puritan New England, inspired by accounts of an unsolved murder of a young woman near what is now Exeter, New Hampshire. A story involving witchcraft, religion, evil - and also passion, excitement and strength. 236 pp. ISBN: 0-945575-56-4.

    Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket. (short remainder mark to bottom edge, otherwise as new.)

    Book ID: 46470
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  • THE STRANGE DEATH OF MISTRESS COFFIN. by Begiebing, Robert J.
    Begiebing, Robert J.
    THE STRANGE DEATH OF MISTRESS COFFIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A carefully researched novel of life in 1640's Puritan New England, inspired by accounts of an unsolved murder of a young woman near what is now Exeter, New Hampshire. A story involving witchcraft, religion, evil - and also passion, excitement and strength. 236 pp. ISBN: 0-945575-56-4.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 45661
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  • Clark, Sir George, editor, with chapters by The Late Viscount Maugham and Dr. D. Russell Davis.
    THE CAMPDEN WONDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Oxford University Press, 1959. dj. Hardcover first edition - An attempt to solve the mysteries surronding this 17th century murder trial in which 3 people were hanged for the death of a man who reappeared 2 years later. Includes 2 of the best known previous attempts by John Paget and Andrew Lang, as well as new contributions by Maugham and Davis. Index. 155 pages.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket. (bookplate, price-clipped)

    Book ID: 16404
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  • WHITE MAN'S GRAVE. by Dooling, Richard
    Dooling, Richard
    WHITE MAN'S GRAVE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel - a "fast-paced, scathingly funny black comedy" set in Sierra Leone in Africa where a Peace Corps volunteer has gone missing. Both his father and his best friend search for him and in doing so they encounter witches and witch-finders, bush devils, bad medicine, and even a bundle of rags that might have caused supernatural disturbances. 286 pp. ISBN: 0-374-289514.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (as new, but with a remainder mark) Wraparound band over dust jacket present..

    Book ID: 61520
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  • Traditional Medicine and Pharmacopoeia: CONTRIBUTION TO ETHNOBOTANICAL AND FLORISTIC STUDIES IN CAMEROON. by [Ethnobotany] Adjanohoun, E.J.; Aboubakar, N.; Dramane, K. and others, authors.
    [Ethnobotany] Adjanohoun, E.J.; Aboubakar, N.; Dramane, K. and others, authors.
    Traditional Medicine and Pharmacopoeia: CONTRIBUTION TO ETHNOBOTANICAL AND FLORISTIC STUDIES IN CAMEROON.

    Edition: First edition.

    (Porto-Novo (Benin) STRC / OUA, 1996. First edition - Published under the auspices of the Scientific, Technical and Research Commission (STRC) of the Organization of African Unity, this is the first comprehensive survey of the medicinal plants of the area, including many which are indigenous to Cameroon. Each plant is described in alpahabetical order and is illustrated by a line drawing. Also includes listings of the major diseases and their treatments, a glossary, an index of the medicinal plants by disease, an index of the vernacular names of these plants and more. vi, 641 pp. ISBN: 9782453661.

    Condition: Very good in printed grey wrappers.

    Book ID: 56051
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  • CUSTOM AND CONFLICT IN AFRICA. by Gluckman, Max
    Gluckman, Max
    CUSTOM AND CONFLICT IN AFRICA.

    Edition: 4th printing.

    London: Basil Blackwell , (1963.) dj. Hardcover - Six anthropological lectures on the ways in which quarrels are handled by African societies based upon their customs, including witchcraft, conflicting allegiances, morals, rituals and beliefs. Reading list. ix,173 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (previous owner's name.)

    Book ID: 48419
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  • THE GOLDEN WEB. by Grey, Nell.
    Grey, Nell.
    THE GOLDEN WEB.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Brighton, UK: Fig Tree Press, (2004). First edition - The author's first novel, a story of Wicca and a young girl's quest to find an unbroken thread from olden times. SIGNED on the title page. 224 pp. ISBN: 095468270X.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 67558
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  • Grottanelli, Vinigi L.
    THE PYTHON KILLER: Stories of Nzema Life.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (1988.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Twenty stories of life, beliefs and customs of the Nzema tribe of southern Ghana in Western Africa. The Nzema inhabit the forests and lagoons along the Atlantic coast, and Grottanelli was the only anthropologist to live among them - as he did intermittently over a period of more than 30 years. Map, phototgraphs, an appendix on "Witchcraft as an Allegory," notes, glossary, index. xi, 223 pp. ISBN: 0-226310051.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 36713
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  • THE PYTHON KILLER: Stories of Nzema Life. by Grottanelli, Vinigi L.
    Grottanelli, Vinigi L.
    THE PYTHON KILLER: Stories of Nzema Life.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chicago & London: University of Chicago Press, (1988). Hardcover first edition - Twenty stories of life, beliefs and customs of the Nzema tribe of southern Ghana in Western Africa. The Nzema inhabit the forests and lagoons along the Atlantic coast, and Grottanelli was the only anthropologist to live among them - as he did intermittently over a period of more than 30 years. Map, phototgraphs, an appendix on "Witchcraft as an Allegory," notes, glossary, index. xi, 223 pp. ISBN: 0-226310051.

    Condition: Very near fine in brown cloth, lacking the dust jacket (synopsis from front flap is pasted inside the front cover.)

    Book ID: 54589
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  • CHOCOLAT. by Harris, Joanne.
    Harris, Joanne.
    CHOCOLAT.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Penguin, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's wonderful and magical first book, inspired by her own childhood in France (her great-grandmother was known locally as a witch) and the basis for the equally charming movie of the same name, starring Johnny Depp and Juliet Brioche.). ISBN: 0-670-881791.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50390
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  • CHOCOLAT. by Harris, Joanne.
    Harris, Joanne.
    CHOCOLAT.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Penguin, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's wonderful and magical first book, inspired by her own childhood in France (her great-grandmother was known locally as a witch) and the basis for the equally charming movie of the same name, starring Johnny Depp and Juliet Brioche.). ISBN: 0-670-881791.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new, and uncommon in this condition.)

    Book ID: 41504
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  • CHOCOLAT. by Harris, Joanne.
    Harris, Joanne.
    CHOCOLAT.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Doubleday, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - True first edition of Harris's best known book, inspired by her own childhood in France (her great-grandmother was known locally as a witch) and the basis for the movie of the same name, starring Johnny Depp and Juliet Brioche.) SIGNED on the title page. Shortlisted for Whitbread Best Novel Award. 394 pp. ISBN: 0-670-881791.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (hint of spine slant, usual light toning to the pages).

    Book ID: 70805
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  • CHOCOLAT. by Harris, Joanne.
    Harris, Joanne.
    CHOCOLAT.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Penguin, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's wonderful and magical first book, inspired by her own childhood in France (her great-grandmother was known locally as a witch) and the basis for the equally charming movie of the same name, starring Johnny Depp and Juliet Brioche.). ISBN: 0-670-881791.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 49809
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  • RITUAL. by Hayder, Mo.
    Hayder, Mo.
    RITUAL.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "A grisly tale of murder, witchcraft and the dark side of healing" by this very dark, but compelling writer. 410 pp. ISBN: 9780871139924.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 57933
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  • RITUAL. by Hayder, Mo.
    Hayder, Mo.
    RITUAL.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (2008.). First edition - "A grisly tale of murder, witchcraft and the dark side of healing" by this very dark, but compelling writer. 410 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (curling to the edges of the covers.)

    Book ID: 50829
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  • RITUAL. by Hayder, Mo.
    Hayder, Mo.
    RITUAL.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "A grisly tale of murder, witchcraft and the dark side of healing" by this very dark, but compelling writer. 410 pp. ISBN: 9780871139924.

    Condition: Fine in a very good dust jacket (tear to dj at base of spine.)

    Book ID: 56352
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  • THE KING'S EVIL. by Helwig, David.
    Helwig, David.
    THE KING'S EVIL.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Beaufort Books, (1984) dj. Hardcover first edition - A man standing on the verge of insanity, takes a leave of absence from work and moves into a vacationing cousin's house near Niagara - only to find himself engrossed in a new obsession when he is told that the house had been built on a much older foundation and he finds an old book deep in the original basement. 130 pp. ISBN: 0-8253-01955.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 70134
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  • SKINWALKERS. by Hillerman, Tony
    Hillerman, Tony
    SKINWALKERS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harper & Row, (1986.). First edition - Hillerman's eighth novel and the first mystery featuring both Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee, as they investigate a murder with its roots in the dark world of Navajo witchcraft. Winner of the AnthonyAward for best mystery. 216 pp.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers (signs of having been read).

    Book ID: 59299
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  • CONRAD'S FATE: A Chrestomanci Book. by Jones, Diana Wynne.
    Jones, Diana Wynne.
    CONRAD'S FATE: A Chrestomanci Book.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Greenwillow Books, (2005.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fifth book in the Chrestomanci series. Before Rowling and the Harry Potter books, Jones was the premier writer of children's fantasy in the UK with complex stories, often mixing humor in with the darkness, although her most popular and best known stories are the lighter ones which tell the adventures of children who study magic at Chrestomanci Castle. 375 pp. Dust jacket by Jon Foster. ISBN: 0-06-0747439.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 50498
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  • Levin, Ira
    ROSEMARYÕS BABY

    Edition: Pocket paperback.

    New York: Dell, 1968. Basis for the movie and television series of the same name, but I think the book is still the best version of this classic horror novel. Cover price is $0.95.

    Condition: Good only.

    Book ID: 12888
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  • THE WORSTED VIPER. by Mitchell, Gladys (1901-1983.)
    Mitchell, Gladys (1901-1983.)
    THE WORSTED VIPER.

    Edition: 2nd printing (just one month after the first)

    London: Michael Joseph, (1943). Hardcover - Uncommon early printing of this vintage Mrs Bradley mystery (the 15th in the series), one dealing with - among other things - witchcraft and Satanism. As in many of her books, Mitchell's sense of humor offsets the grimness of the theme. Publisher's note re wartime publication constraints on paper. 192 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in beige cloth with red lettering (previous owner's name and stamp on endpaper, other overall wear)

    Book ID: 62520
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  • CULTURES AND SOCIETIES OF AFRICA. by Ottenberg, Simon and Phoebe, editors.
    Ottenberg, Simon and Phoebe, editors.
    CULTURES AND SOCIETIES OF AFRICA.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Random House, (1964.) dj. Hardcover - The first systematic collection of important essays by many major contributors to the study of African anthropology, including Audrey Richards, Daryll Forde, Monica Wilson, R S Rattray, E Colson, Evans-Pritchard, Herskovits, etc. Among the specific papers are 'Witchcraft in Four African Societies' by S. F. Nadel; Negro Folklore by Herskovits, The Study of African Art by William Fagg, Jie Marriage by P. H. Gulliver; An African Morality by Godfrey Wilson; Rice, a Malagasy Tradition by Ralph Linton; The Bushmen of South West Africa by Fourie and many more. Photographs, maps, bibliography, index. 614 pages. Map endpapers.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Laid in is a large, folded outline map of tribal Africa (approx 40 inches by 32 inches)

    Book ID: 56134
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  • Phillips, Jill M.
    WALFORD'S OAK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Citadel Press, 1980. dj. Hardcover first edition - Historical novel woven around a true story of murder, witchcraft and a hanging in England in 1797, a story with attracted poet Samuel Coleridge's attention (and whose musings form the basis of this novel.). ISBN: 0-8065-1159-1.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dj (dot on bottom edge, prev owner's name)

    Book ID: 16961
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  • WIFE OF THE GODS. by Quartey, Kwei
    Quartey, Kwei
    WIFE OF THE GODS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2009.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An exceptionally good debut set in Ghana (where the author was raised), and introducing Detective Inspector Darko Dawson. This novel makes very real the conflicts between traditional beliefs, including witchcraft and "modern" ways. Dawson is a likeable and very real protagonist, struggling not just with his job, but living with the knowledge that his young son has a defective heart. SIGNED on the title page. Author's notes, glossary. x, 317 pp. ISBN: 9781400067596.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (bookseller's orange lines on bottom of textblock and front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 55373
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