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Image for Charles Laughton: An Intimate Biography.

Charles Laughton: An Intimate Biography.

By: Higham, Charles. Elsa Lanchester (Intro.).

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY., Doubleday & Co.: 1976.

Seller ID: 10439

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Light soiling to edges. Jacket bright in mylar with edge wear.


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The Life Story of Abe the Newsboy: Hero of a Thousand Fights.

By: Hollandersky, Abe.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Los Angeles., Published by the author.:

Seller ID: 13044

Binding: Hardcover in cloth boards with gilt decorations.

Condition: Good only. Text block tight and clean. Dampstain on rear endpapers & last few pages. Front hinge loosening. Boards rubbed & edge worn with chip at foot of spine.


Image for The Bug in the Martini Olive and Other True Cases from the Files of Hal Lipset, Private Eye.

The Bug in the Martini Olive and Other True Cases from the Files of Hal Lipset, Private Eye.

By: Holt, Patricia.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston., Little, Brown & Co.: 1991.

Seller ID: 14978

Binding: Hardcover in cloth & paper-wrapped boards.

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. As new.


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The Road to Hollywood. My Forty-Year Love Affair with the Movies.

By: Hope, Bob and Bob Thomas.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY., Doubleday.: 1977.

Seller ID: 8114

Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Light wear at head of spine and top edge. Former owner's stamp on rear free endpaper.


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The Gentle Americans, 1964-1960: Biography of a Breed.

By: Howe, Helen.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Harper & Row.: 1965.

Seller ID: 16989

Binding: Hardcover in brown cloth boards with gilt titles

Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Book has been read but is square, solid & clean. No interior markings. Jacket spine lightly faded. No tears or chips.


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Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great. The Guide Book.

By: Hubbard, Elbert.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York., Wm. Wise & Co.: 1926.

Seller ID: 7385

Binding: Tan cloth with black lettering.

Condition: Very good. Light bump on bottom edges and corner.


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Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great. The Guide Book.

By: Hubbard, Elbert.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York., Printed for Wm. Wise & Co. by The Roycrofters.: 1926.

Seller ID: 7599

Binding: Soft black leather with gold letting on spine.

Condition: Very good. Light bump on bottom edges and corner. Small tear on page 203 not effecting text.


Image for Little Journeys to the Homes of Good Men and Great. Book Two.

Little Journeys to the Homes of Good Men and Great. Book Two.

By: Hubbard, Elbert.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: East Aurora, NY., Roycrofters.: 1910.

Seller ID: 9234

Condition: Fair. Leather boards worn on edges with heavy spine wear. Deckle edges very lightly soiled. Just starting to loosen at front gutter.


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Little Journeys to the Homes of Good Men and Great. Two.

By: Hubbard, Elbert.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., G. P. Putnam's Sons.: 1903.

Seller ID: 13586

Binding: Hardcover in navy blue cloth boards stamped & decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt.

Condition: Crack at 3rd front blank with loosening to following four pages. Else tight and clean with penciled contemporary gift inscription on front free endpaper. Boards lightly rubbed with very bright gilt titles.


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Tales of a Peddler.

By: Ingold, Ernest. Illustrated by Laurence B. Haste.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: San Francisco., Wallace Kibbee & Son.: 1942.

Seller ID: 15010

Binding: Hardcover in cloth boards with illustration from dust jacket.

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Some toning to endpapers. Else fine. Jacket lightly rubbed with fading to spine. Edge wear. $1.00 price present on front flap.


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Elizabeth R: The Role of the Monarch Today.

By: Jay, Anthony. Photos by David Secombe

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London., BCA. BBC Books.: 1992.

Seller ID: 14798

Binding: Hardcover in royal blue leatherette boards stamped in gilt.

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Abrasion near spine on rear panel. Book is clean in solid binding.


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Charles.

By: Junor, Penny.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., St. Martin's Press.: 1987.

Seller ID: 14783

Binding: Hardcover in paper-wrapped boards.

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


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Corazon Aquino: The Story of a Revolution.

By: Komisar, Lucy.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., George Braziller.: 1987.

Seller ID: 9715

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. As new.


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Troubadour: An Autobiography.

By: Kreymborg, Alfred.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York., Liveright.: 1925.

Seller ID: 11256

Binding: Hardcover in full cloth boards.

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Book is square, tight and clean with no interior markings. Light soil to endpapers with evidence of sticker removal on rear pastedown. Edges dust soiled. Boards rubbed with fading to spine and wear at corners.


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A Life on the Road.

By: Kuralt, Charles.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York., G. P. Putnam's Sons.: 1990.

Seller ID: 15333

Binding: Hardcover in cloth & paper-wrapped boards.

Condition: Very good in very good price clipped dust jacket. Soil to top edge. Book is clean in solid binding.


Image for Tamerlane: The Earth Shaker.

Tamerlane: The Earth Shaker.

By: Lamb, Harold.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York., Robert M. McBride & Co.: 1928.

Seller ID: 17552

Binding: Hardcover in green cloth boards with gilt titles on spine & front panel. Green top edge.

Condition: Good with no dust jacket. Boards rubbed. Wear to spine ends with 1/8" tear at head. Crack to blank frontis verso. Text is bright in solid binding.


Image for Omar Khayyam: A Life.

Omar Khayyam: A Life.

By: Lamb, Harold.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York., Doubleday, Doran & Co.: 1934.

Seller ID: 16682

Binding: Hardcover in black cloth boards with gilt titles

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Light dust soil to top edge. Former owner's book plate on decorated endpapers. Book is square & tight with bright text.


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The Queen Mother.

By: Lane, Peter.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London., Robert Hale Ltd.: 1979.

Seller ID: 14781

Binding: Hardcover in cloth boards.

Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. Slight spine slant. Book is clean in solid binding.


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Woody Allen, A Biography.

By: Lax, Eric.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Alfred A. Knopf.: 1991.

Seller ID: 13209

Binding: Hardcover in cloth & paper-wrapped boards.

Condition: Fine in near fine (price clipped & light sunning to spine) dust jacket.


Image for Poker Face: A Girlhood Among Gamblers.

Poker Face: A Girlhood Among Gamblers.

By: Lederer, Katy.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Crown.: 2003.

Seller ID: 16341

Binding: Hardcover in quarter caramel & cream paper-wrapped boards.

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Small closed tear to bottom of rear panel & cut in middle of panel. Cut goes through jacket to rear panel of book. Book is square, tight & clean. Price intact on front panel.