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Conjure

By: Ishmael REED [signed]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Amherst, University of Mass. Press: 1972

Edition: advance reader's edition

Seller ID: ir22

Condition: Very Good


Has publisher's complimentary card, with advanced notice of pub. date, laid in. Ishmael Reed is an American poet, essayist, and novelist. A prominent African-American literary figure, Reed is known for his satirical works challenging American political culture, and highlighting political and cultural oppression. Reed has been described as one of the most controversial writers. While his work has often sought to represent neglected African and African-American perspectives, his energy and advocacy have centered more broadly on neglected peoples and perspectives irrespective of their cultural o... View more info

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Country Gentleman

By: Chet ATKINS [inscribed]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Chicago, Henry Regnery Company: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: blh130

ISBN: 0809290510

Condition: Near Fine


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Crazy in Berlin

By: Thomas Berger

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed Thomas Berger

Seller ID: boo79

Condition: Very Good


CRAZY IN BERLIN is the first novel in the saga of Carlo Reinhart. American literature has produced a number of flawed heroes, but none more memorable than Carlo. Reinhart is a young army medic, stationed in Germany during the early days of the Allied occupation. Large, generous, kind-hearted, he caretakes a shattered civilization. Wartime stereotypes dissolve in the wash of individuals. All this blood, toil and treasure... for what? Reinhart, who deals daily with psychos, drives himself to the brink with his own questions View more info

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Danzig Trilogy: The Tin Drum, Cat and Mouse, Dog Years

By: Gunter Grass [signed]

Price: $750.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: ou370

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes, each signed, all 1sts. The Tin Drum was adapted to film in 1979 and promptly won the Palme d'Or at the 1979 Cannes Film Festival and then the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1980 at the 52nd Academy Awards. On his third birthday Oskar decides to stop growing. Haunted by the deaths of his parents and wielding his tin drum Oskar recounts the events of his extraordinary life; from the long nightmare of the Nazi era to his anarchic adventures in post-war Germany. View more info

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Death In The Air

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $600.00

Publisher: New York, Avon Books #379: 1951

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: rtm73

Condition: Very Good


Housed in handsome custom made lucite box. Signed by Agatha Christie. View more info

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DECISION

By: DRURY, ALAN

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, The Franklin Press:

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: ad05

Condition: Fine


GREEN DEC. LEATHER AEG. View more info

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Delaware Portrait

By: Crowe, Pat

Price: $12.00

Publisher: MD, Portfolio Press: 1989

Seller ID: pc02

ISBN: 0929518047


Inscribed on half title page. Also non authorial gift inscription. View more info

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Designated Hebrew: The Ron Blomberg Story

By: Blomberg, Ron;Schlossberg, Dan

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Illinois., Sports Pub: 2006

Inscription: Inscribed By Ron Blomberg

Seller ID: 14gyu

ISBN: 1582619875

Condition: Fine


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Directing Films : The Director's Art from Script to Cutting Room

By: Russell, Ken

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, B. T. Batsford Limited: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Ken Russell

Seller ID: kr31

ISBN: 071348554X

Condition: Near Fine


In this fascinating book, acclaimed and controversial film director Ken Russell displays the creative insights, technique, know-how, and sheer determination that have enabled him to create more than fifty diverse and yet intensely personal films. Drawing on his parallel experiences of producing, screenwriting, and editing, and referring to films by his fellow directors, Russell places the director's role of author within the context of filmmaking as a collaborative enterprise. View more info

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Dream Boy: A Novel

By: Jim GRIMSLEY [signed]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NC, Algonquin Books: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: zx11

ISBN: 1565121066

Condition: As New


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Duel in the Sun

By: Niven Busch

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The World Publishing Company: 1946

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: bb38

Condition: About Very Good


Duel in the Sun is a 1946 Technicolor epic Western film directed by King Vidor, produced and written by David O. Selznick, which tells the story of a Mestiza (half-Native American) girl who goes to live with her white relatives, becoming involved in prejudice and forbidden love. The film stars Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck, Lillian Gish, and Lionel Barrymore Illustrated with film stills. About very good in a chipped dj. Inscribed by Niven Busch. Even toning throughout book; a result of pape... View more info

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Dynamo

By: Eugene O'Neall

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Horace Liveright: 1929

Seller ID: eon55

Condition: Good


Spine sunned, else nf unopened in good slipcase View more info

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Emergency Exit

By: A.E. Coppard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1934

Edition: Limited 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by A. E. Coppard

Seller ID: aec13

Condition: Very Good


Alfred Edgar Coppard (1878 - 1957) was an English poet and writer, noted for his influence on the short story form.[wiki] View more info

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Endure and Conqure : My Twelve Year Fight for Vindication

By: Sheppard, Dr. Sam

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cleveland, World Publishing Company: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed By Dr. Sam Sheppard

Seller ID: qq28m

Condition: Very Good


Made into several made-for-tv movies, a major studio film starring Harrison Ford, and a long running tv series "The Fugitive". The Sam Sheppard Murder Case occurs in a small town outside of Cleveland, Ohio. It is a landmark case about a prominent doctor who is accused of murdering his wife. Among other things, the case brought the use of media into question. The case is hotly debated to this day. The book is written by Sam Sheppard himself with a forward by F. Lee Bailey. The Sheppard case was instrumental in establishing F. Lee Bailey's career as an elite defense attorney Signed by ... View more info

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Erle Stanley Gardner-World of Water Exploring the Sacramento Delta-Sgnd 1st ed.

By: Erle Stanley Gardner

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co.: 1965

Inscription: Inscribed By Erle Stanley Gardner

Seller ID: thyu58

Condition: Near Fine


1965, 1st edition. "...The Sacramento Delta is a maze of inland waterways formed by....3 rivers... This boating paradise was a second home to Erle Stanley Gardner. His life aboard his houseboat, traveling along the shady banks or visiting small, almost forgotten towns which were once bustling ports during steamship days, opens up new and delightful vistas for the armchair sailor. "the World of Water" was written a scant few years before his death, but exhibits the same captivating prose that his mystery novels are known for. Approx. 6.5x9.5 inches, in very nice collectible condit... View more info

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Framed Autographed Letter and Photo Portrait of Clara Barton

By: Barton, Clara

Price: $1,400.00

Publisher: CT,

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: mb300i

Condition: Fine


Handwritten letter of introduction signed by Clara Barton. Mounted together with a classic photographic portrait. Archival matte in a 20x24, 2 1/2" wide hardwood frame. Makes an excellent presentation. View more info

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Francois Truffaut

By: Truffaut, Francois [inscribed by]; filmography

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Boston, Twayne Publishers: 1978

Inscription: Inscribed By Francois Truffaut

Seller ID: mmp105

ISBN: 0805792538

Condition: Very Good


In a film career lasting over a quarter of a century, he was suddenly cut short by a stroke leading to his death. Today he remains an icon of the art of film. Among his films are The 400 Blows, Shoot the Piano Player, Fahrenheit 451, The Man Who Loved Women. Inscribed by Mr. Truffaut on the half-title page. Flaking of the gold and black ink on the spine. This is a common occurrence for Twayne books published at that time. Else square, tight, clean, and solid with sharp extremities. View more info

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Funny Lady

By: Barbra Streisand

Price: $250.00

Publisher: No Place, No Pub.: 1975

Inscription: Signed By Barbra Streisand

Seller ID: 80pkj

Condition: Near Fine


Single fold movie program. Displayed within a 21x17 inch maplewood frame. EXCELLENT! View more info

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Going Rogue

By: Palin PALIN [signed]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: xg75

ISBN: 0062064347

Condition: New


Leather boxed signed limited edition. View more info

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Goodbye Mr. Chips

By: Hilton, James

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: London, Hodder, Stoughton: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: v152

Condition: Very Good


Housed in a custom-made slipcase. Illustrated by Bip Pares. Goodbye, Mr. Chips is a short novel about the life of a schoolteacher, Mr. Chipping. It has been adapted into two feature films and two television presentations. View more info

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Goodnight Sweetheart, Goodnight: The Story of the Spaniels

By: Carter, Richard G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Jersey, August Press: 1994

Inscription: Inscribed By Richard Carter

Seller ID: bv5k

ISBN: 0963572024

Condition: Near Fine


inscribed to Phyl [Phyllis] Garland, editor at Ebony Magazine. View more info

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Him With His Foot in His Mouth and Other Stories

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1984

Inscription: Signed Saul Bellow

Seller ID: 22zck

ISBN: 006015179X

Condition: Very Good


Family fiction and the fiction-of-ideas: these are the two competing concerns in Bellow's recent work. Here those seemingly contradictory roles-- the darkly comic memoirist, and the thorny essayist-- are on more rewarding display, occasionally even blending in a richly charming way. One story, "A Silver Dish," already much-anthologized and much-acclaimed, is the memoirist/ family side of Bellow, virtually undiluted: a 60-year-old South Chicago businessman reacts exuberantly to the death of his old father-- in a memory-montage that showcases Bellow's boisterous, visceral, ironic warmth.... View more info

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Hints On Entering The Practice Of Law

By: Tracy, John Evarts

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Edwards Bros.: 1933

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: jet01

Condition: Very Good


Professor Tracy practiced law for more than a quarter century in Michigan, New York City, and Chicago before joining the Michigan University Law School faculty in 1930. "Professor Tracy had a rare gift for bringing the practicalities of the law into the classroom and into his personal consultations with students," Dean E. B. Stason has commented. "He performed invaluable service in his advice to young attorneys embarking upon legal careers." Among his books are The Successful Practice of Law (1947), The Doctor as a Witness (1957), and Stories of Famous Trials. He was the auth... View more info

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How to Win Friends and Influence People

By: Carnegie, Dale

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1936

Seller ID: 23v

Condition: Very Good


You can go after the job you want...and get it! You can take the job you have...and improve it! You can take any situation you're in...and make it work for you! Since its release in 1936, How to Win Friends and Influence People has sold more than 15 million copies. Dale Carnegie's first book is a timeless bestseller, packed with rock-solid advice that has carried thousands of now famous people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives. As relevant as ever before, Dale Carnegie's principles endure, and will help you achieve your maximum potential in the complex and competiti... View more info

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Hurricane Billy: The Stormy Life and Films of William Friedkin

By: Segaloff, Nat [Inscribed By William Friedkin]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By William Friedkin

Seller ID: vbb13

ISBN: 0688078524

Condition: Near Fine


Hurricane Billy: The Stormy Life and Films of William Friedkin, written by Nat Segaloff. Nice inscription from William Friedkin on the front free endpaper of this early biography of Friedkin. Contains a comprehensive filmography and bibliography. the book chronicles the career of William Friedkin from his early documentaries to his major films ( The Boys in the Band ; The French Connection ; The Exorcist ), which have made him a dominant, controversial figure. Basing much of the book on interviews with the director and his friends and associates, the author attempts to understand Friedkin's... View more info

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I Cover the Waterfront Signed

By: Max Miller [SIGNED]

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Max Miller

Seller ID: v29mp

Condition: Very Good


I Cover the Waterfront is a 1933 American Pre-Code romantic drama film directed by James Cruze and starring Ben Lyon, Claudette Colbert, Ernest Torrence, and Hobart Cavanaugh. Based on the book of the same name by Max Miller, the film is about a reporter who investigates a waterfront smuggling operation, and becomes romantically involved with the daughter of the man he is investigating. Nearly invisible front hinge repair, else bright tight and clean. Dust jacket is included. View more info

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I Made My Bed

By: Rube GOLDBERG [signed], Kathy O'Farrell, pseud.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Company: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: rg15

Condition: Very Good


Rube Goldberg inscription tipped in. View more info

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I, The Jury

By: Spillane, Mickey

Price: $275.00

Publisher: New York, Signet Books: 1951

Inscription: Signed Mickey Spillane

Seller ID: 33ee

Condition: Very Good


I, the Jury is the debut novel of American crime fiction writer Mickey Spillane, the first work to feature private investigator Mike Hammer. Made into film in 1953 and again in 1982. The paperback is housed in a custom made clear Lucite box. View more info

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Inside Benchley

By: Benchley, Robert

Price: $700.00

Publisher: New York1942, Harper & Bros. NY, Harper & Brothers: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: qq246

Condition: Near Fine


Robert Benchley was an American humorist best known for his work as a newspaper columnist and film actor. From his beginnings at the Harvard Lampoon while attending Harvard University, through his many years writing essays and articles for Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, and his acclaimed short films, Benchley's style of humor brought him respect and success in the literary world and from his peers at the Algonquin Round Table, to contemporaries in the burgeoning film industry. View more info

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Inside Golf for Women

By: Berg, Patty; Schiewe, Marsh

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Chicago, Contemporary Books: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Patty Berg

Seller ID: ce20

ISBN: 0809280418

Condition: Very Good


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