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Dorothy Thompson: A Legend in Her Time.

By: Sanders, Marion K.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston., Houghton Mifflin.: 1973.

Edition: 2nd printing.

Seller ID: 10798

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Book is tight and clean with bump on front free endpaper that carries through the first several pages. Jacket lightly edge worn.


The author's biography of the "First Lady of American Journalism" is based on Thompson's journals and personal papers as well as interviews with friends & associates. Extensive black & white photos and illustrations. View more info

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Dorothy Thompson: A Legend in Her Time.

By: Sanders, Marion K.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Boston., Houghton Mifflin.: 1973.

Edition: 2nd printing.

Seller ID: 11557

Condition: Near fine in good+ dust jacket. Book is tight and clean with slight spine slant. Jacket is lightly rubbed and edge worn with closed tears at top and bottom of front panel.


The author's biography of the "First Lady of American Journalism" is based on Thompson's journals and personal papers as well as interviews with friends & associates. Extensive black & white photos and illustrations. View more info

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Persons and Places: The Background of My Live.

By: Santayana, George.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York., Charles Scribner's Sons.: 1944.

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: 8209

Condition: Very good. No dust jacket. Light rubbing to edges and spine.


Frontispiece of author. 1886 Harvard class photo. BOMC review tipped in. View more info

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Chance Meetings.

By: Saroyan, William.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., W. W. Norton & Co.: 1978.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 15974

Condition: Fine in near fine price clipped dust jacket.


Memoir of the master story teller. His encounters include a Paris Shoemaker who keeps a pet owl & his own son Aram. Laid in is a newspaper clipping of a review by Larry Lee of Aram's "Last Rites: the Death of William Saroyan." View more info

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Here Comes, There Goes, You Know Who

By: Saroyan, William. Illustrated by Don Freeman.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., A Trident Press Book. Simon & Schuster.: 1961.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15977

Condition: Light soil to edges. Toning to front endpapers from laid in newspaper clipping. Light soil to boards. Text & illustrations bright. Jacket soiled with wear to spine ends. $5.95 price intact on front flap.


Memoir. Fifteen pages of photos follows text. Laid in is a newspaper clipping of a review by Mark Harris of Aram Saroyan's "Last Rites: the Death of William Saroyan." View more info

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Moving Pictures: Memories of a Hollywood Prince.

By: Schulberg, Budd.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York., Stein & Day.: 1981.

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: 10570

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Book is clean and tight. Spine slant. Front jacket cover and flaps neatly pasted to blank pages before title page.


Black & white photos. View more info

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When the Cheering Stopped. The Last Years of Woodrow Wilson.

By: Smith, Gene. Introduction by Allan Nevins.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Morrow.: 1964.

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: 7932

Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. Jacket spine sunned and light wear at edges.


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The Autobiography of Lincoln Steffens. Complete in One Volume.

By: Steffens, Lincoln.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York., Harcourt, Brace & Co.: (1931).

Edition: 5th printing, 1931

Seller ID: 13540

Condition: Gift inscription "Best wishes for a Merry Christmas, and a most successful visit with Uncle Sam." Light soil to page edges. A nice tight copy. Jacket price clipped with edge wear & soiling.


Frontis of the great editor & reporter by Edward Weston. Photos & illustrations throughout. View more info

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Bittersweet

By: Strasberg, Susan.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Putnam.: 1980.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 8072

Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket. One small tear on top of front jacket panel.


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George S. Kaufman: An Intimate Portrait.

By: Teichmann, Howard.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York., Atheneum.: 1972.

Edition: 3rd printing.

Seller ID: 10436

Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Small stain on fore edge. White jacket lightly rubbed.


31 black & white photos and illustrations of the "Old Curmudgeon." View more info

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The White-Boned Demon: A Biography of Madame Mao Zedong.

By: Terrill, Ross.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., William Morrow.: 1984.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 8833

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


Black & white photo illustrations. View more info

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Out of This World: Across the Himalayas to Forbidden Tibet

By: Thomas, Jr. Lowell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Greystone Press: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019430

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed by the author on the half title page. "To Ethel Reed from Lowell Thomas." Over 100 illustrations. 12 in full color. Tibet map endpapers. Small card used as bookmark with Elizabeth Kenny Foundation stamp laid in. High adventure with Lowell Thomas, Jr. & his father exploring from India, over the Himalayas, and into the "Forbidden Land" of Tibet. Paul Elder's Books, San Francisco sticker on rear blank endpaper. View more info

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So Long Until Tomorrow: From Quaker Hill to Kathmandu.

By: Thomas, Lowell.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York., William Morrow.: 1977.

Edition: First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the half title page.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 10441

Condition: Fine in fine price clipped dust jacket. Book looks as new and unread.


Black & white photos and illustrations in sections throughout the book. View more info

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What Is Remembered.

By: Toklas, Alice B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London., Michael Joseph.: 1963.

Edition: First U.K. Edition.

Seller ID: 13228

Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. Chip at head of jacket spine and closed tear at top of front panel. Some tape repairs on back of jacket. Book is very bright in tight binding.


30 years after Gertrude Stein's "The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas," Ms. Toklas writes her own account of their famous friendship. Illustrated throughout with photos by Cecil Beaton, Carl Van Vechten and others. View more info

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Reggie: A Portrait of Reginald Turner.

By: Weintraub, Stanley.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., George Braziller.: 1965.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16881

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Book is square & tight. Appears to be unread. Fading to top edge color. Jacket lightly shelf worn with foxing to verso. No tears or chips. Price on front flap.


Biography of the novelist, aesthete, wit and loyal friend to Oscar Wilde. View more info

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Will Rogers at the Ziegfeld Follies.

By: Wertheim, Arthur Frank (Editor).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norman., University of Oklahoma Press.: 1992.

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 16458

Condition: Near fine lacking dust jacket. Boards clean. Book is square & tight with clean text. Neat gift inscription on half title page.


Foreword by Will Rogers biographer Joseph H. Carter. Signed by Wertheim, Carter and two of Will Rogers' grandchildren, Jim & Jennifer Rogers. Illustrations throughout. View more info

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Mortal Wounds.

By: West, Anthony.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., McGraw-Hill.: 1973.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 9916

Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket. Price on front jacket flap inked out and replaced with lower price. Very small tear at head of spine.


Behavioral study of George Sand, Madame de Stael, and Madame de Charriere. View more info

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Focus and Diversions.

By: Whyte, Lancelot L.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., George Braziller.: 1963.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 8061

Condition: Very good in good dust jacket. Jacket worn on edges with what looks like coffee cup stain on rear panel. Former owner's stamp and inked name & date.


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Image for The Young Queen: The Life Story of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

The Young Queen: The Life Story of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

By: Winn, Godfrey.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London., Hutchinson.: 1953.

Edition: Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 15020

Condition: Fair in just good dust jacket. Middle signature (pp. 59-84) loose. Jacket heavily edge worn with chips at top of rear panel, spine ends & corners.


Black & white and color illustrations throughout. View more info

Image for The Journey Not the Arrival Matters: An Autobiography of the Years 1939 to 1969.

The Journey Not the Arrival Matters: An Autobiography of the Years 1939 to 1969.

By: Woolf, Leonard.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Harcourt, Brace & World.: 1970.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 15068

Condition: Fine in good dust jacket. Jacket rubbed & soiled with wear to spine ends. Price intact on front flap. Book is square & tight with bright text. All illustrations present.


The 5th & final volume of Leonard Woolf's autobiography. Woolf was the husband of Virginia Woolf with whom he founded the Hogarth Press in 1917. 15 photo illustrations. View more info