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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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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

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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

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Ingrid Bergman: An Intimate Portrait.

By: [Bergman, Ingrid]. Steele, Joseph Henry.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York., David McKay Co.: (1959).

Edition: 2nd printing, June, 1959.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 14957

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Slight spine lean. Book is clean in solid binding. Jacket lightly rubbed & shelf worn. No tears or chips. Jacket photo bright.


Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Cecil Beaton jacket cover photo. Full biography from her youth thru the years following Stromboli and her marriage to Lars Schmidt. View more info

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Burton.

By: [Burton, Richard]. Alpert, Hollis.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York., G. P. Putnam's Sons.: 1986.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 13259

Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket. Light crease to front jacket flap. Book is square in tight binding with clean interior.


Gossipy biography of the actor with special emphasis on his relationship with Elizabeth Taylor. 32 pages of black & white photos. View more info

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Ring of Fire: The Johnny Cash Reader.

By: [Cash, Johnny]. Streissguth, Michael (Editor).

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA., Da Capo Press.: 2002.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14872

Condition: Fine in near fine lightly shelf worn dust jacket.


Thirty two articles & essays trace the career of the country music legend. Contributions by Christopher S. Wren, Ralph J. Gleason, Peter La Farge, Paul Hemphill, Tom Dearmore, Patrick Carr, et. al. View more info

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Marc Chagall: A Biography.

By: [Chagall]. Alexander, Sidney.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York., G. P. Putnam's Sons.: 1978.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16895

Condition: Very good in near fine dust jacket. Light soil to white portion of boards. Foxing on top & fore edge. Text & illustrations bright in solid binding. Jacket bright & unworn. Price on front flap.


Full biography of the great artist. From his birth in Russia to his exile in the United States during World War II plus his many years in France. Black & white photo illustrations. View more info

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Tom Cruise - Unauthorized.

By: [Cruise, Tom]. Clarkson, Wensley.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT., Hastings House.: 1997.

Edition: First U.S. Edition. Originally published in Britain with material added for the U.S. edition.

Seller ID: 13074

Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. Small 1/8" black ink dot on top edge. Book is square & tight.


Sixteen pages of photos. View more info

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Dashiell Hammett. A Life.

By: [Dashiell Hammett] Johnson, Diane.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York., Random House.: 1983.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 7583

Condition: Fine in near fine jacket. Very light wear at top of spine.


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Helene Deutsch: A Psychoanalyst's Life.

By: [Deutsch, Helene]. Roazen, Paul.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York., Anchor Press / Doubleday.: 1985.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 11521

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Book is square, tight and clean with no interior markings. Remainder markings on bottom edge. Light discoloration to gutters both front & rear. Jacket rubbed with very light edge wear. Sticker removal shadow.


Black & white photo illustrations. Biography of the remarkable woman who's career "spanned two continents and six decades." View more info

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Ava: A Biography.

By: [Gardner, Ave]. Flamini, Roland.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Coward, McCann & Geoghegan.: 1983.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16360

Condition: Fine in near fine price clipped dust jacket.


Full biography of Ava Gardner. Her life & loves. Black & white photo illustrations. View more info

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Garrick.

By: [Garrick, David]. Barton, Margaret.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York., Macmillan.: 1949.

Edition: First Printing.

Seller ID: 10982

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Book is square & tight with small price sticker removal residue on rear pastedown. Light soiling to edges. Boards spine faded with light sunning at top 1/2" of rear cover.


Eighteen black & white plates. A biography of the great actor, author, and theatrical manager for the general reader. View more info

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Harlow: An Intimate Biography.

By: [Harlow, Jean]. Shulman, Irving.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Bernard Geis Assoc.: 1964.

Edition: 3rd printing.

Seller ID: 14169

Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Book-plate & light dust soil to edges. Book is square, tight & clean. Jacket spine lightly faded. No tears or chips.


A special copy formerly owned by a real fan. On the front & rear endpapers are two Harlow studio publicity stills attached with small triangular photo holders. Also, laid in are newspaper clippings of a 5 part article Sheilah Graham wrote about Harlow & the book. The book was written with the help of Harlow's agent Arthur Landau. Black & white photos throughout. View more info

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"Young Bob" La Follette: A Biography of Robert M. La Follette, Jr., 1895-1953.

By: [La Follette, Robert M., Jr.]. Maney, Patrick J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Columbia & London., University of Missouri Press.: 1978.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 13947

Condition: Fine in very good price clipped dust jacket. Sticker removal shadow on front jacket panel & light shelf wear. Book is clean & tight. As new.


Full biography of the Wisconsin senator & social reformer. Founder of the Progressive party. View more info

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Queen Mother: The Lichfield Selection.

By: [Lichfield, Patrick]. The Earl of Lichfield.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London., Doubleday.: 1990.

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 14788

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


Signed by The Earl of Lichfield on a publisher's book plate attached to the half title page. From the title page: "A Visual Record of Ninety Remarkable Years Selected from the Archives of the Hulton-Deutsch Collection by The Earl of Lichfield." Color & black & white photos throughout. View more info

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Jack London: The Author with the Sales.

By: [London, Jack].

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London., Mills & Boon Ltd.: 1915.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14897

Condition: Fine in self wraps.


Publisher's promotional piece. Primarily announcing the release of The Mutiny of the Elsinore. 9 photos. With short biographical article "Some Early Recollections" by Jack London. View more info

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Norma Jean: The Life of Marilyn Monroe.

By: [Monroe, Marilyn]. Guiles, Fred Lawrence.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., McGraw-Hill Book Co.: 1969.

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: 14224

Condition: Very good in good dust jacket. Book-plate. Slight spine lean. Book is tight & clean. Jacket rubbed with abrasions on front panel & heavy toning to spine.


Laid in is five page magazine article: Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio by Maury Allen (1975). Also, color photo of Marilyn pasted to front free endpaper. Complete biography of Marilyn with black & white photos. View more info

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Life. Special Commemorative Edition. July 15, 1994. A Life in Pictures. Remembering Jackie.

By: [Onassis, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy].

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Time, Inc.:

Seller ID: 11975

Condition: Near fine with some rubbing to covers.


Cover photo by Mark Shaw. Color and black & white photos throughout. Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis from childhood through her life of achievement. View more info

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The Orton Diaries: Including the Correspondence of Edna Welthorpe and Others.

By: [Orton, Joe]. Lahr, John (ed.).

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York., Harper & Row.: 1986.

Edition: First U. S. Edition.

Seller ID: 10865

Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. Very light soil to top edge.


The diaries were written during the last eight months of Orton's life. Edited by his biographer, the diaries show the author at his peak. Endpapers show Orton's defaced library books. Black & white photos and illustrations throughout. View more info