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Image for Dancing in the Light.

Dancing in the Light.

By: MacLaine, Shirley.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Bantam Books.: 1988.

Edition: Later printing. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page, "Love For Bonnie, Shirley MacLaine."

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17427

Condition: Fine in fine wrappers. A nice copy.


Shirley MacLaine resumes her spiritual journey and explores the lives, both past & present, which touched and affected her own. View more info

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The Owl Among Colophons: Henry Holt as Publisher and Editor.

By: Madison, Charles A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Holt, Rinehart and Winston.: 1966.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16906

Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket. Book is square, tight & clean. Jacket bright with just a touch of fading to spine. No tears or chips. Price on front flap.


Biography of the publishing house's founder on its 100th anniversary. View more info

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They All Had Glamour: From the Swedish Nightingale to the Naked Lady.

By: Marks, Edward B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Julian Messner.: 1944.

Edition: 2nd printing, May 1944.

Seller ID: 9108

Condition: Good+. Boards rubbed and corners bumped. Just starting to loosen at title page. Text bright and clean.


Stories of the great performers of the early stage. Black & white photos and illustrations throughout. View more info

Image for Who's Who In America with World Notables.  70th Anniversary.  1898 - 1968.

Who's Who In America with World Notables. 70th Anniversary. 1898 - 1968.

By: Marquis, A. N. (Ed.).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago, A. N. Marquis Co.: 1968.

Edition: 70th Anniversary issue. 1898 - 1968.

Seller ID: 8117

Condition: Very good. Small ink marks on bottom of front cover. Very light wear on edges.


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Image for Who's Who In America. A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women. Volume 33. (1964-1965).

Who's Who In America. A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women. Volume 33. (1964-1965).

By: Marquis, A. N. (Ed.).

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Chicago, A. N. Marquis Co.: 1964.

Seller ID: 12217

Condition: Interior bright and clean. Text tight. Boards lightly rubbed. Spine concave at head.


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Casanova.

By: Masters, John.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York., Bernard Geis.: 1969.

Seller ID: 9836

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Slight spine slant. Jacket has small chip at heel of spine and closed tear on top of front panel.


48 pages of color plates and 134 black & white illustrations. View more info

Image for Playing Off the Rail: A Pool Hustler's Journey.

Playing Off the Rail: A Pool Hustler's Journey.

By: McCumber, David.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Random House.: 1996.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 17827

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


McCumber coast-to-coast odyssey as "stakehorse" to pool hustler Tony Annigoni. An homage to the game of pool. View more info

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The Queen Mother.

By: McGowan, Helene.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London., Grange Books.: 1991.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14789

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Light erasure mark to blue front free endpaper. Book is clean in solid binding. Jacket shelf worn with small "V" shaped chip at top of rear panel. Cover illustration bright.


Photo tribute to Britain's favorite royal. Full page color frontis portrait with color and black & white photos throughout. View more info

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The Anatomy of Freedom.

By: Medina, Judge Harold R. - C. Waller Barrett (Editor).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York., Henry Holt & Co.: 1959.

Edition: 2nd printing.

Seller ID: 10669

Condition: Near fine in good+ dust jacket. Price erasure on rear pastedown. Jacket is rubbed with wear at spine ends and has dampstain on rear panel.


Black & white photo frontispiece of Judge Medina. Judge Medina "gives his impressions of the highly dramatic Communist trial of 1949 and the Anthony Cramer Treason Case." View more info

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Opus Pistorum

By: Miller, Henry (1891-1980)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1983

Edition: First Hardcover Edition.

Seller ID: 019524

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to top of rear jacket panel. Recently re-discovered work by Miller in print for the first time. Written by Miller for a Los Angeles bookseller in 1941. He paid $1.00 per page. Miller's search for the good life. The perfect job, the perfect woman, and the perfect experience. View more info

Image for The World of Lawrence: A Passionate Appreciation.

The World of Lawrence: A Passionate Appreciation.

By: Miller, Henry.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA., Capra Press.: 1980.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 17367

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


Edited with an introduction and notes by Evelyn J. Hinz and John J. Teunissen. Written in 1932 for the Obelisk Press but not published. Now near his 88th birthday, Miller felt it was time to publish his work. View more info

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No Matter What Happens.

By: Miller, Max.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1949.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 17419

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Former owner's name & date (1950) on front free endpaper. Book is square & clean in solid binding. Jacket lightly edge worn with fading to spine.


Autobiography. "The story of Max Miller's failures at being various other people, and his success in finding and being himself." (from the dust jacket). Author photo on back jacket panel. View more info

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The Life and Legend of Tom Mix.

By: Mix, Paul E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York & London., A. S. Barnes & Co. Thomas Yoseloff Ltd.: 1972.

Seller ID: 15634

Condition: Ex. library. Front free endpaper excised. Discard stamp on title page & tape residue to boards only evidence of library use. Light edge wear to jacket with 1 1/2" abrasion to bottom of spine. Text & illustrations fresh. Jacket illustration photo of Mix with his horse Tony.


Full biography of Tom Mix from childhood to wild west shows, rodeos, silent movies and traveling circuses. Black & white photo illustrations throughout. View more info

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Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir.

By: Monette, Paul.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.: 1988.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 8840

Condition: Very good in near fine dust jacket. Slight spine slant. Dampstain on page 77/78 not effecting text. Small 1/16" ink stain on bottom edge - not a remainder mark. Jacket very light worn on edges with no tears or chips.


Probably the first personal memoir published documenting the AIDS virus. View more info

Image for The Black Veil: A Memoir With Digressions.

The Black Veil: A Memoir With Digressions.

By: Moody, Rick.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Boston., Little, Brown & Co.: 2002.

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 15758

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. As new.


Signed by the author on the title page. The author's narrative of his breakdown & recovery from alcohol & drugs use. Also included is Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story "The Minister's Black Veil" which influenced Moody's memoir. View more info

Image for Princess Elizabeth: The Illustrated Story of Twenty-one Years in the Life of the Heir Presumptive.

Princess Elizabeth: The Illustrated Story of Twenty-one Years in the Life of the Heir Presumptive.

By: Morrah, Dermot. Assisted by Betty Spencer Shew.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London., Odhams Press Limited.: 1947.

Seller ID: 15018

Condition: Good in good dust jacket. Wrinkle to rear pastedown endpaper with small London bookstore stamp. Price clipped jacket edge worn with large chip at head of spine.


Over 100 illustrations. View more info

Image for From Showgirl to Skid Row: A Biography of Ruth Baker Cross.

From Showgirl to Skid Row: A Biography of Ruth Baker Cross.

By: Morris, Corliss.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Neck, New York., Todd & Honeywell.: 1983.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14874

Condition: Good in fair dust jacket. Slight spine lean with light foxing to edges. Former owner's signature on front free endpaper. Text clean in tight binding. Jacket is heavily worn with taped repairs by former owner.


Inspiring story of showgirl & singer Ruth Baker Cross. An interesting glimpse at the 1950s "club era" from New York to Las Vegas. Black & white photos. View more info

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As the River Flows.

By: Morrison, John A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Anderson, Indiana., Anderson College Press.: 1962.

Seller ID: 14005

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Slight spine lean & page 179 dog eared. Gift inscription. Text bright in tight binding. Jacket edge worn with small chips at corners & spine ends. Wrap around cover illustration bright.


The autobiography of John A. Morrison, First President of Anderson College. View more info

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The Queen.

By: Morrow, Ann.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., William Morrow & Co.: 1983.

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 14784

Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. Closed tears at bottom of front & rear jacket panels.


From the dust jacket: "A warm and lively profile of Queen Elizabeth II." Black & white photo illustrations. View more info

Image for Theirs Is the Kingdom: The Wealth of the British Royal Family.

Theirs Is the Kingdom: The Wealth of the British Royal Family.

By: Morton, Andrew.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Summit Books.: 1989.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14799

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


A study of the private wealth of the Royal Family. From the large debt inherited by Queen Victoria in 1837 to the private holdings worth billions today. 150 color photos. View more info