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Street Walker.

By: Anonymous. [Gash, Jonathan].

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York., Viking Press.: 1960.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 9037

Condition: Very good in good dust jacket. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Small bump at top edge. Light wear to bottom edge and corners. Jacket rubbed with wear at edges and head & heel of spine. Crease at top right corner of front panel.


Jonathan Gash's first book. Published anonymously, this is the professed autobiography of a London prostitute. Thought to be authentic, Sir John Wolfenden stated: "One of the difficulties we had while the Departmental Committee (on Homosexual Offences and Prostitution) was sitting was to get a first-hand account of the life and attitude of the prostitute herself. I only wish this book had been available then." View more info

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Stolen Sweets.

By: Baker, Albie.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Saturday Review Press / E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1973.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16571

Condition: Good in good dust jacket. Wear to extremities & light soil to top edge. Spine lean & crossed out one line note on front free endpaper. Jacket edge worn. Price intact on front flap.


True autobiography of the "World's Best Jewel Thief." Albie Baker is a noms de burgle. He is Albert Cooper of the Bronx & now Palm Springs. View more info

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Inside Out: A Memoir of the Blacklist

By: Bernstein, Walter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York., Alfred A. Knopf.: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019128

Condition: Fine


Just a tiny nick to head of jacket spine. Signed by the author beneath his printed name on the title page. Witty & intriguing memoir of the blacklist era when his work was attributed to others. The author directed "Fail Safe," "The Molly Maguires," and the Oscar nominated "The Front." View more info

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The Americanization of Edward Bok: The Autobiography of a Dutch Boy Fifty Years After.

By: Bok, Edward.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Charles Scribner's Sons.: 1923.

Edition: Later printing.

Seller ID: 9369

Condition: Good lacking dust jacket. Book is square with soiling and light foxing to edges. Boards lightly rubbed. Former owner's signature and blindstamp on front free endpaper.


Black & white photo frontispiece and illustrations throughout. Autobiography of the great publisher and editor. View more info

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My Well-Balanced Life on a Wooden Leg.

By: Capp, Al. Foreword by John Updike.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara., John Daniel & Co.: 1991.

Seller ID: 13617

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. As new.


Autobiographical essays by the late creator of Li'l Abner. Also included is Capp's Life of Capp, a cartoon autobiography drawn for W.W.II veteran amputees. View more info

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American in the Rough.

By: Coffman, W. M. (Bill). Foreword by Bob Considine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Simon & Schuster.: 1955.

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 15014

Condition: Very good in good to fair dust jacket. Book is square, tight & clean. Light dust soil to top edge. Jacket edge worn with small chips & fading to spine.


Rags to riches autobiography. Inscribed by the author in 1955. Plus business card laid in with another inscription on back. View more info

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Johnny Came Lately.

By: De Cordova, Fred.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York., Simon & Schuster.: 1988.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 8518

Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. Very slight spine slant.


Autobiography of the Exec. Producer of the Tonight Show. View more info

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A Bedouin Boyhood.

By: Diqs, Isaak.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers.: 1969.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 14653

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Slight spine lean. Small bookstore stamp (Paul Elder, San Francisco) on rear pastedown. Jacket edge worn with small chips at spine ends & corners with light rubbing. Book is clean in tight binding.


Autobiography of a bedouin raised near the Negev desert in Palestine. Begins in 1948, a decade before the establishment of the state of Israel. His first 20 years set with the background of tribal life. View more info

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Strength for the Journey: An Autobiography.

By: Falwell, Jerry.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York., Simon & Schuster.: 1987.

Edition: Pre-publication copy SIGNED by the author and numbered. Black & white and color photos.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 10173

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


Also included are Wall Street Journal article concerning the decline of the "Moral Majority." A 1988 Christmas gift calender with color photos of Falwell for each month. And, a small thank you card signed by Jerry. View more info

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Heart and Soul

By: Grassi, Carolyn

Price: $17.50

Publisher: San Francisco, Patmos Press: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019794

Condition: Fine


Inscribed by the author to a close friend on the title page. Order form laid in with a post it note from the author saying "no pressure." Foreword by Ron Hansen. A collection of poems representing "a personal and spiritual autobiography." A nice copy. View more info

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Rex. An Autobiography.

By: Harrison, Rex.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., William Morrow & Co.: 1975.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 8058

Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket. Rear jacket flap creased.


Photos throughout. View more info

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A Margin of Hope: An Intellectual Autobiography.

By: Howe, Irving.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London., Secker & Warburg.: 1983.

Edition: First U. K. Edition.

Seller ID: 11298

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. As new.


"A candid, perceptive account of his (Howe's) growth to intellectual manhood within the political movements and literary influences that shaped American culture." View more info

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Time To Be In Earnest: A Fragment of Autobiography.

By: James, P. D. (Phyllis Dorothy).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Knopf.: 2000.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 17390

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. As new.


Taking Samuel Johnson's advice "At Seventy-seven it is time to be in earnest" here in diary form are the memoirs of the much acclaimed mystery author. View more info

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Troubadour: An Autobiography.

By: Kreymborg, Alfred.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York., Liveright.: 1925.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 11256

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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The Whispering Gallery: Autobiography I

By: Lehmann, John.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York., Harcourt, Brace & Co.: 1955.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 11432

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Book is square, tight and clean with no interior markings. Light dust soil to top edge. Jacket has chips at corners and spine ends with closed tears at top of front panel and bottom of rear panel.


The memoirs of the poet, critic, editor, and publisher from childhood through the beginnings of World War II. Black & white photo frontis of Lehmann with his wife & sister. View more info

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British Agent.

By: Lockhart, R(obert). H(amilton). Bruce (1886-1970). With introduction by Hugh Walpole.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City Publishing Co.: (1933).

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 14595

Condition: Good lacking dust jacket. Boards & edges soiled. Toning to endpapers with former owner's signature. Text very bright in tight binding. All illustrations present.


Originally published as "Memoirs of a British Agent." A novelized autobiography of the British journalist & diplomat. Basis for the 1934 Michael Curtiz directed film. View more info

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Kiss Hollywood Good-By.

By: Loos, Anita.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Viking Press.: 1974.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14689

Condition: Very good in like dust jacket. Spine lean. Book is clean in tight binding. Jacket has chip at bottom of front panel (no effect on titles) with wear to spine ends. Cover portrait of the author bright.


The second volume of Miss Loos's irreverent autobiography. Her years in Hollywood from the silents to the talkies. Black & white photos. View more info

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Self-Portrait: Ceaselessly Into the Past.

By: MacDonald, Ross.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Santa Barbara., Capra Press.: 1981.

Edition: First Trade Edition.

Seller ID: 10280

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


A collection of essays, introductions to his fiction and interviews. As close to a full autobiography as Ross MacDonald (Kenneth Millar) ever got. Foreword by Eudora Welty. Edited and with an Afterword by Ralph B. Sipper. View more info

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Is It Legal to Barbecue an Eagle?

By: Mack, Max Noble.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Santa Susan, CA., Noble Prentiss Publishing Co.: 1974.

Edition: First Edition. Signed and numbered 92 of 1,000,

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 7488

Condition: Fine in near fine jacket. Slight shelfwear to extremities of jacket.


Actually, five books in one volume, this "fictional autobiography" is a factual account of the author's abortive campaign for California U.S. Senate seat as a Peace and Freedom party candidate in 1968. Mirroring the narrative are accounts of events in the author's life that unfold in 1980 (6 years after publication). The work thus encompasses political fancy as well as fact. View more info

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HardCore: A Book About Disabilities by Someone Who Has Actually Been There and Lived Them.

By: Marks, Jimmy.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charleston, SC., 2016.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 18321

Condition: Fine. As new.


Proof. Eye opening autobiography. Written by an autistic author who is striving to support himself. View more info