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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

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My Dog Skip

By: Willie Morris [signed]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11w

ISBN: 0679441441

Condition: As New


Signed limited 1st edition. Near fine in a near fine slipcase Set in Mississippi in the 40s, shy young Willie Morris lives with his parents, and when his only friend goes off to war, he's left alone. His father, who lost a leg fighting in the Spanish Civil War, is withdrawn, so his mother buys him a dog and his life is transformed, not only is the dog his best friend but, through him, Willie can make friends and learn about life. Adapted to the screen in 2000, with Kevin... View more info

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Nevertheless

By: Moore, Marianne

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1944

Inscription: Signed By Marianne Moore

Seller ID: cup38

Condition: Very Good


Includes a hand correction of an error on p. 12. First ed. first state. View more info

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New York in Bondage

By: Townsend, John D.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Margaret Townsend Tagliapietra: 1901

Inscription: Two TLS Tipped In

Seller ID: mjp36

Condition: Very Good


Two typed letters [carbons with ink notations ] from Margret Townsend Tagliapietra (John Townsend's daughter) tipped in. The author chronicles graft and corruption within the political, public, and business life of NYC circa 1965 - 1890s. Boss Tweed, Tammany Hall and the Boss system of misgoverning NYC--- all the scenes and actors of that time are depicted and deplored. Margret Townsend Tagliapietra was the publisher for this privately printed, by subscription only, ... View more info

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Night Must Fall

By: Emlyn Williams

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 125d

Condition: Very Good


A psychological thriller, in a bungalow in a forest in Essex lives Mrs. Bramson, a persnickety and hypochondriacal widow. She pays her niece Olivia a small salary to act as her companion and the household also includes her cook, Mrs Terence, and her maid Dora. When Dora gets pregnant, Mrs Bramson is determined to get the boyfriend to marry her. At the same time, a woman disappears from a nearby hotel. The police begin investigations and, when Dora brings home her boyfrie... View more info

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Night Soil

By: Levi S. PETERSON [signed]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Signature Books: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Levi S. Peterson

Seller ID: lsp1

ISBN: 1560850027

Condition: Near Fine


These seven stories pinpoint the dissonance between sexuality and religion in the lives of some contemporary Mormons. In "Petroglyphs'' a lumpish doctoral candidate in history at the University of Utah, buffaloed by a rapaciously passionate female mentor, experiences tortuous self-doubt until he is rescued by his practical, unscholarly wife. This long story achieves a send-up of the academic community and the research process. Vacillation over the question whether it... View more info

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No Apology

By: Mitt Romney

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2010

Inscription: Signed Mitt Romney

Seller ID: qpk64

ISBN: 0312609809

Condition: Fine


In No Apology, Mitt Romney asserts that American strength is essential-not just for our own well-being, but for the world's. Governments such as China and a newly-robust Russia threaten to overtake us on many fronts, and Islam continues its dangerous rise. Drawing on history for lessons on how great powers collapse, Romney shows how and why our national advantages have eroded. From the long-term decline of our manufacturing base, our laggard educational system that ha... View more info

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O'Hara's Choice

By: Uris, Leon

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers Harper Collins: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Leon Uris

Seller ID: vmw16

ISBN: 0060568739

Condition: Near Fine


The final book written by Leon Uris. In the years following America's terrible Civil War, the fate of the U.S. Marine Corps rests in the capable hands of Zachary O'Hara. A first-generation Irish-American and son of a legendary war hero, O'Hara is the one man who can prevent the dissolution of his father's beloved "Wart-Hogs," thereby ensuring his own future as a valuable member of this proud and vital branch of his nation's armed forces. But a dark secret weighs... View more info

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On Growing Up, His Letters from and to American Children

By: Herbert HOOVER [signed]

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 333mv

Condition: As New


On Growing Up, His Letters from and to American Children This book is inscribed by Herbert Hoover to Marietta Fuller, who worked for the American Relief Agency [of which Hoover was Chairman] as a researcher from 1920 until 1934. In that role, she completed a comprehensive list of every address, public letter, article etc. written by Hoover between 1917 and 1933; a list that still sees scholarly use. Hoover remained friends with Ms. Fuller until his death in 1964. La... View more info

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Orpheus - Orphic Art

By: Henri Martin Barzun

Price: $600.00

Publisher: New York, Henri Martin Barzun: 1956

Inscription: Inscribed By Henri Martin Barzin

Seller ID: xds8

Condition: Near Fine


Henri Martin Barzun, a leading intellectual of the French Modernist movement centered in New York and Paris inscribes this volume to another world famous 'expert' in French poetry, Germaine Bree. Both these French 'experts' worked and taught in the USA. Included is a short hand written letter from Prof. Barzun to Prof. Bree summing up Barzun's work in his lifelong field of 'Orphic Art'. View more info

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Patria Mia

By: Ezra POUND [signed]

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Chicago, Ralph Fletcher Seymour: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: m242

Condition: Near Fine


Considered by many the most important American poet of the 20th century, Ezra Pound wrote Patria Mia in 1912, but it was somehow lost for decades by the publishers, and miraculously found again in1950. 97 immaculate pages. No other signatures, No marks. The lovely bookplate of Clare Boothe [Luce] is affixed on the left front endpaper. Bound in dark rose colored linen with titling on a dark brown background on the front cover and spine. Very light wear. Excellent unifo... View more info

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Pearls and Pearling

By: Herbert Vertrees

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Ohio, A.R. Harding: 1913

Inscription: Inscribed By Herbert Vertrees

Seller ID: xox35

Condition: Very Good


A 'how to' book about pearling, with chapters on the fresh water pearl, how to prospect for, tools used for pearling, types of shells used for buttons, 'Why Trappers Make Good Pearl Hunters'. 8vo, 203 pp, 5 pp ads, 5 1/4 x 6 7/8", original grey cloth with green title and pictorial deco on front boards, title on spine, 53 b & w illustrations. One of the scarcer Harding publications. OCLC: 13830759. View more info

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Pictures of Fidelman Signed

By: Bernard Malamud

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar ,Straus & Giroux: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed By Malamud

Seller ID: 54bunn

Condition: Near Fine


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Pilgrimage of Peace - The Collected Speeches of John Paul ll in Ireland and the United States

By: Pope Joh Paul ll

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1980

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: cc111

Condition: Fine


5"x7" signed portrait of Pope John Paul ll laid in; also an original 4x6 photo of Fr Dom Ferguson with Pope John Paul. The condition of the portrait is fine, with no visible flaws. Condition of the book also fine. View more info

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Politics

By: Koch, Edward I

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1985

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: eik01

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed to Gay& Nan Talese, cute inscription. View more info

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Politics

By: Koch, Edward I

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1985

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: ik1

Condition: Very Good


Edward i Koch was an American lawyer, politician, political commentator, movie critic and reality television arbitrator. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1969 to 1977 and was mayor of New York City from 1978 to 1989. Koch was a lifelong Democrat who described himself as a liberal with sanity. A popular figure, Koch rode the New York City Subway and stood at street corners greeting passersby with the slogan "How'm I doin'?" A lifelon... View more info

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Power, Pasta and Politics - The World According to Senator al D'amato

By: Alfonse D'Amato

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Hyperion: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: ada3

ISBN: 0786860456

Condition: Near Fine


In his own hard-edged, straightforward style, Senator D'Amato's Power, Pasta and Politics tells not only his own personal story - of the grandson of immigrants becoming New York's first Italian-American senator - but the story of New York and national politics in the 1990s. He freely speaks his mind about fellow New Yorkers, fellow senators, national issues, and his own struggles with ethics charges. Illustrated with photographs. View more info

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Practical Boat Sailing A Concise And Simple Treatise

By: Frazar, Douglas

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, Lee and Shepard, Publishers: 1879

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Douglas Frazar

Seller ID: 51zz

Condition: Very Good


Occasional lightly penciled underlining. Hinges sound but pastedowns are 'starting'. View more info

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Printed Color Citation

By: Fidel Castro (1926- )

Price: $1,300.00

Publisher: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: klem292

Condition: Fine


Cuban revolutionary and leader. Castro had been the undisputed leader of Cuba since 1959, when his Marxist revolutionary forces toppled the regime of Fulgencio Batista. He relinquished power in 2008. 12" x 16" printed color citation issued to Danais Lima Gomez. View more info

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Rails Under My Back

By: Jeffery Renard Allen

Price: $19.99

Publisher: San Diago, Harcourt Inc.: 2000

Inscription: Signed by Jeffery Renard Allen

Seller ID: jra6

ISBN: 0156014157

Condition: Near Fine


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Raphael Soyer - Drawings and Watercolors

By: Raphael SOYER [signed], Joseph K. Foster

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Crown Publishers: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Raphael Soyer

Seller ID: rs14

Condition: Very Good


A realist painter who established his reputation during the Depression era with poignant vignettes of shop girls, office workers and other urban types, Raphael Soyer hewed to his modest documentary vein throughout the major art-world movements that followed. Tipped in bookplate, signed by Soyer. View more info

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Reaches of Heaven

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: NY, Landmark Press: 1980

Inscription: Signed by I.B. Singer, Ira Moskowitz

Seller ID: jzz500

Condition: Near Fine


Folio size, approx.19x13 inches. One of 250 author signed copies printed on Arches paper. A separate suite of 24 etchings are each signed by Ira Moskowitz. Pages are unbound as loose sheets in cloth portfolios. Two volumes housed in a publisher's slipcase. Excellent condition. Approx.18.5x13 inches. View more info

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Reading Can be Fun

By: Leaf, Munro

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Munro Leaf

Seller ID: oop58

Condition: Very Good


Reading Can Be Fun is a children's classic by Munro Leaf. His children write that... "one of the most important lessons our father taught us is the value of reading. The exhilaration of turning a page and having words leap out, begging to be uttered and embraced, is a profound experience that is permanently etched in the mind. This was his message to every child. A springboard for the imagination, a book can be educational and fun." View more info

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Red, Hot and Blue : A Smithsonian Salute to the American Musical

By: Henderson, Amy; Bowers, Dwight B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U.S.A., Smithsonian Institution Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ahdb16

ISBN: 1560986980

Condition: Near Fine


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Reflections of a Lunar Voyager

By: Duke, Charles M. Jr.

Price: $1,400.00

Publisher: No Place, No Pub.: 2002

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 480khop

Condition: Fine


Charles M. Duke is one of twelve human beings to have walked on the moon. This is his handwritten account, [one of only 4-6 copies thus] entitled "Reflections of a Lunar Voyager", on a single sheet. The sheet has the Apollo 16 emblem at the top and is signed and dated by Charles M. Duke. Housed in a custom-made, mixed media clamshell case. View more info

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Reflections On The Human Condition

By: Eric HOFFER

Price: $300.00

Publisher: NTY, Harper and Row: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 34zz

Condition: Fine


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