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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 ... 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 bo... 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 ... 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 ... 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 in... 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 in... 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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Jean Cocteau and the Illustrated Book

By: William A. Emboden

Price: $300.00

Publisher: CA, Santa Susana Press: 1990

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 125f

Condition: Near Fine


Writer, artist and film director Jean Cocteau was one of the most influential creative figures in the Parisian avant-garde between the two World Wars. He became part of the artistic avant-garde and was known for his variety of accomplishments. Over a 50-year career, he wrote poetry, novels and plays; created illustrations, paintings and other art objects; and directed influential films, including The Beauty and the Beast and Orpheus. this is a signed limited edition, o... View more info

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Jesus And Yahweh: The Names Divine

By: Bloom, Harold

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Riverhead Books: 2005

Inscription: Signed by Harold Bloom

Seller ID: vgr16

ISBN: 1573223220

Condition: Fine


The most controversial, explosive, and important book yet from the renowned author and critic. Harold Bloom uses his unsurpassed skills to examine the character of Jesus: the inconsistencies, the contradictions, and the Gospels' flaws of logic. He also explores the character of Yahweh, who Bloom argues has more in common with Mark's Jesus than he does with God the Father of the Christian and rabbinic Jewish traditions. In fact, Bloom asserts, the Hebrew Bible of the Jews... View more info

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Katherine Anne Porter's French Song Book

By: Porter, Katherine Anne

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Paris, Harrison Of Paris: 1933

Seller ID: kap22

Condition: Very Good


4to. 1/4 red cloth & Blue paper bds. Gilt on spine bright. One of 595 SIGNED. View more info

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Kingdom of Peace

By: King ABDULLAH [preface, signed]

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: No Place Stated, Zohrab Markarian: 1995

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: kh58

Condition: Near Fine


This is no ordinary book. It is a celebration of two major events; the 60th birthday of H.M. King Hussein November 1995, and the celebration of the Peace Treaty, 1994, between Jordan and Israel. Inscribed by King Abdullah II in 1995 asl Prince. View more info

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Land O'Goshen

By: Charles McNAIR [inscribed]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., St Martins Pr: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: za11

ISBN: 0312112963

Condition: As New


Every once in a while you find a book that is so perfect and so beautiful it leaves you with that contented feeling that everything is calm and right with the world. Land O' Goshen leaves you with a warm and fuzzy euphoric high. This is the story of a boy, Buddy, his mysterious companion, Sack, and his new girlfriend, Cissy. The boy and the girl meet during a brutal religious war, fall in love in the midst of nature's grandeur, and literally hurtle across the Alabama la... View more info

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Laugh and Live

By: Douglas Fairbanks

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York, Britton Publishing Company: 1917

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: bqee96

Condition: Very Good


Douglas Fairbanks (1883-1939) was an American actor, screenwriter, director, and producer.] He was best known for his swashbuckling roles in silent films including The Thief of Baghdad, Robin Hood, and The Mark of Zorro but spent the early part of his career making comedies. Fairbanks was a founding member of United Artists. He was also a founding member of The Motion Picture Academy and hosted the first Oscars Ceremony in 1929. With his marriage to Mary Pickford in 192... View more info

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Leaving Home

By: Buchwald, Art

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1993

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: ab02

Condition: Fine


SIGNED bookplate on half title. View more info

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Legendary Lady of the Movies

By: Myrna Loy

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, No Pub.: 1973

Inscription: Signed By Myrna Loy

Seller ID: 34bg

Condition: Very Good


Framed under glass, signed program from a 1973 appearance of Myrna Loy at a special series presented by NYU and Town Hall for "Legendary Ladies of the Movies. Approx View more info

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Lessons Learned the Hard Way: A Personal Report

By: Newt GINGRICH [signed]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: wzz8

ISBN: 0060191066

Condition: Near Fine


The past 30 months[1995-1998] have been very eventful for our country and for me. I'm proud of the strides we have made to accomplish the vision that I described in To Renew America. As the leader of the Republican majority in the House of Representatives, I have been privileged to play a role in many legislative and political struggles. My tenure as Speaker has been marked by both unprecedented accomplishment and unprecedented conflict. We have endured unrelenting media... View more info

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Let It Come Down

By: 30s, Paul

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Paul Bowles

Seller ID: pb60

Condition: Very Good


In Let It Come Down, Paul Bowles plots the doomed trajectory of Nelson Dyar, a New York bank teller who comes to Tangier in search of a different life and ends up giving in to his darkest impulses. Rich in descriptions of the corruption and decadence of the International Zone in the last days before Moroccan independence, Bowles's second novel is an alternately comic and horrific account of a descent into nihilism. In Let It Come Down, Paul Bowles plots the doomed traje... View more info

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Lou Dorfsman

By: Lou Dorfsman

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Ginza Graphic Gallery: 1996

Inscription: Inscribed Lou Dorfsman

Seller ID: xvm1

ISBN: 4924956244

Condition: Fine


Nice authorial presentation on ffe, in addition to a loosely laid in signed letter from Dorfsman. Red publisher's printed band present and in fine condition. View more info

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Matinee Tomorrow

By: Morehouse, Ward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Whittlesy House: 1949

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: wm5

Condition: Near Fine


Square, sharp, clean, and tight. TEG; #50 of a limited 1st edition of 75. View more info

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Matta

By: Matta, Roberto (William Rubin)

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, Museum of Modertn Art: 1957

Inscription: Signed Roberto Matta

Seller ID: xvm45

Condition: Very Good


Museum of Modern Art Bulliten: volume 25, no. 1. "Jack Palance Collection 2006" sticker on cover. Housed in a custom-made hardcover binder. View more info

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Memoirs

By: Mikhail GORBACHEV [signed]

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London, Doubleday & Company: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: mg140

ISBN: 0385406681

Condition: Near Fine


In his memoir, Mikhail Gorbachev looks back on a lifetime that mirrors the fate of the Russian people. From the persecution of his family under Stalin, to his first political steps, to his extraordinary rise within the Communist Party, Gorbachev recounts the events that led to his own disillusionment, without which the eventual implosion of communism might not have taken place. Signed by Mikhail Gorbachev on a publishers bookplate mounted on the half title page. View more info

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Men Around The Kaiser

By: Wile, Frederic W.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs, Merrill Co.: 1914

Seller ID: vbg14

Condition: Very Good


Mr. Wile was the Berlin correspondent for the NY Times and for The London Daily Mail. He reported from Berlin during the years leading up to WW1. He describes here v30 men around the Kaiser, the influence they may have exerted, and the interplay of personalities. This elite group of 30 men includes industrialists, diplomats, statesmen, and military men. Each monograph is preceded by a lovely formal portrait of the individual. View more info

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MID-SUMMER NIGHTS WITH THE GREAT DREAMERS

By: John Heston WILLEY [signed]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Eaton & Mains: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: jhw02

Condition: Very Good


1/4 CLOTH TEG. AUTHOR INSCRIPTION ON TITLE PAGE VG IN FRAGILE DW View more info

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Mime the Technique of Silence : An Illustrated Workbook

By: Richmond SHEPARD [signed]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Drama Book Specialists: 1971

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Richmond Shepard

Seller ID: rs9

Condition: Very Good


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Modern Ventriloquism

By: Robert Ganthony Signed

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, Will Golston Ltd.: 1918

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: cv35

Condition: Very Good


This is a 1928 Goldston edition of Ganthony's classic treatise on ventriloquism. Not so much a "how to" book with lip technique, etc., this book is a 'concept' book Ganthony offers to professionals. It's full of "up to date" and "modern" material in the form of sketches and routines. One hundred years later some of the premises in it are still quite good and easily adaptable for contemporary culture. As was Goldston's custom in books he publis... View more info

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Mosby's Memoirs & Other Stories

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed Saul Bellow

Seller ID: bv78

Condition: Very Good


In six darkly comic tales, Saul Bellow presents the human experience in all its preposterousness, poignancy, and pathos. The stories, which include "Leaving the Yellow House," "The Old System," "Looking for Mr. Green," "The Gonzaga Manuscripts," and "A Father-to-Be," reflect Bellow s ability to depict men and women confronting, in highly idiosyncratic ways, the enigmas and oddities of existence. View more info

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Mother Stork's Baby Book - 1909

By: Winthrop Whitney ADAMS

Price: $90.00

Publisher: NY, Dodge Publishing Co.: 1904

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: mu14

Condition: Good


Mother Stork's Baby Book for Winthrop Whitney Adams, born on January 27th, 1909. Minor random foxing. Many photographs of the baby. Various illustrations and poetic passages. Some rubbing to the hardcover. Unique, classic and stylish, Mother Stork's Baby Book is reminiscent of simpler days. It includes original illustrations by Albertine Randall Wheelan and the gentle words of several well-known poets including Lewis Carroll, Eugene Field and Robert Louis Stevenson. M... View more info

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Murder in the Cathredal

By: T. S. ELIOT [signed]

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1936

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 102woo

Condition: Very Good


Murder in the Cathedral, poetic drama in two parts, with a prose sermon interlude, the most successful play by American English poet T.S. Eliot. The play was performed at Canterbury Cathedral in 1935 and published the same year. Set in December 1170, it is a modern miracle play on the martyrdom of St. Thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury. The play's most striking feature is the use of a chorus in the Classical Greek manner. The poor women of Canterbury who make up the... View more info