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The Edwin Pope Collection

By: Michener, James A.; Pope, Edwin

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, U.S.A., Taylor Pub: 1988

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: vlp40

ISBN: 0878336095

Condition: Fine


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The Farmers Hotel

By: O'HARA, JOHN

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1951

Inscription: Signed By John O'Hara

Seller ID: 4vg3

Condition: Very Good


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The Forest Lovers

By: Hewlett, Maurice

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed Maurice Hewlett

Seller ID: xz98

Condition: Near Fine


'The Forest Lovers' is set in France during the Romantic era, and the experiences of Prosper le Gai in the mysterious forest of Morgraunt. Prosper is a happy-go-lucky guy intent only upon adventure. A confirmed bachelor, happenstance suddenly compels him to marry a poor servant-girl in order to rescue her from being hanged as a witch, or handed over to a false monk. In the end his wife, Isoult la DesireƩ, proves to be the long-lost daughter of the Countess Isabel, ... View more info

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The Graves: Srebrenica and Vukovar

By: Stover, Eric

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Germany, Scalo Verlag AC: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: x34

ISBN: 3931141764

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed by Eric Stover. Small erasure mark at top corner of first page, else near fine.This book is the harrowing account by Eric Stover, with photographs by Gilles Peress, of how, from a hell of mud and decomposing bodies, Haglund began to piece together the victims' identities and the terrible ways they died. Over 40,000 Muslim refugees were living in and around Srebenica when it fell to the Serbs, under General Ratko Mladic in July 1995. Of the men who fled, or were... View more info

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The Groucho Letters

By: Groucho MARX [inscribed]

Price: $750.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: mu184

Condition: Very Good


A nice tight, bright, clean, and square copy in a dust jacket with some shallow edge tears. Presentable. Laid in, a photograph from 1967 of Groucho, the dedicatee, Al Kilgore, and an unknown man unwrapping a cigar. The letters are to and from comics, corporations, children, presidents, and even his daughter's boyfriend. Groucho swapping photos with T. S. Eliot ("I had no idea you were so handsome!"); advising his son on courting a rich dame ("Don't come out ... View more info

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The Hays Office

By: Will H. Hays [Raymond Moley]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1945

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 14bn

Condition: Very Good


A prominent Republic politician, Will Hays gave up his political ambitions after serving as U.S. postmaster general to become the motion picture industry's morality czar. Hays set up a strict movie production code that saved Hollywood from government censorship by imposing limits on acceptable screen behavior; it became the basis for an early industry movie rating system. The author, Raymond Moley, argues that the centralization of film standards in the Hays Office actua... View more info

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The Hundred Brothers

By: Antrim, Donald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Crown: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: dc11

ISBN: 0517703106

Condition: As New


housed in a publisher's near fine slipcase. View more info

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The Latent Heterosexual

By: Chayefsky, Paddy

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1967

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: vw39

Condition: Very Good


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The Lonely Guy's Book of Life

By: Friedman, Bruce Jay

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: bjf15

ISBN: 0070224323

Condition: Very Good


Basis for the 1984 Movie 'The Lonely Guy' starring Steve Martin. If you're a Lonely Guy, says author Bruce Jay Friedman, take heart: There are millions of people just like you out there. Unfortunately, your chances of meeting any of the really attractive ones are slim. "The Lonely Guy's Book of Life" is Friedman's classic manual on handling undesired solitude. Some of his tips (and remember, a woman also can be a Lonely Guy): - Your apartment: The worst view you... View more info

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The Long Wait

By: Mickey Spillane

Price: $275.00

Publisher: New York, Signet: 1952

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: hu30p

Condition: Good


Johnny McBride blows into Lyncastle on a mission of revenge. His best friend - a man who was his exact double - died in an accident trying to save Johnny's life. He left behind a letter revealing how he'd been framed and run out of Lyncastle, a ruined man, how he had been deprived of his money, his honor, and his girl. So Johnny sets out to get the mob who had double-crossed him. How he pulls off this dangerous, gutter-tough job and manages to hold on to his skin, makes... View more info

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the man who left home

By: Paul, Louis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, the Black Cat Press: 1938

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: lp5.

Condition: Very Good


Coth spine. Edges rubbed. Unumbered of 149. Additionally inscribed by Norman Forgue, book's designer. View more info

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The Movement to Americanize the Immigrant

By: Edward George Hartmann, Phd.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Edward George Hartmann

Seller ID: br25xx

Condition: Very Good


The Americanization Movement was a concerted effort during the late 19th and early 20th centuries to help new immigrants settle and assimilate into America's civic culture with the intent of promoting patriotism and productivity. These efforts primarily took the form of English language classes and courses in American civics but suffered from vague definitions of what "Americanization" meant besides learning the language, being loyal to the United States, and acc... View more info

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The Muses are Heard

By: Capote, Truman

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, Reader's Digest Association: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed By Truman Capote

Seller ID: 94pzz

Condition: Very Good


Volume Two, the spring 1957 offerings from Reader's Digest. For the Truman Capote completist. This signed Truman Capote Reader's Digest book is one of a kind. View more info

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The Naked And The Dead

By: Norman Mailer

Price: $450.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart: 1948

Inscription: Signed by Norman Mailer

Seller ID: www108

Condition: Very Good


Written in gritty, journalistic detail, the story follows an army platoon of foot soldiers who are fighting for the possession of the Japanese-held island of Anopopei. Written in 1948, The Naked and the Dead is representative of the best in twentieth-century American writing. In 1998 the Modern Library ranked The Naked and the Dead 51st on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. It was adapted into a film of the same name by Warner Bros. in... View more info

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The New Sammy Cahn Song Book

By: Sammy Cahn

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Bros. Publications Inc.: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed By Sammy Cahn

Seller ID: 13vpo

Condition: Very Good


Frank Sinatra once said of songwriter Sammy Cahn: "Sammy's words fit my mouth the best of all the writers." Now you can enjoy 99 of Sammy's finest compositions with this songbook in piano/vocal/guitar format. Songs include: All That Love Went to Waste . Bei Mir Bist Du Schon (Means That You're Grand) . Call Me Irresponsible . The Christmas Waltz . Come Fly with Me . Day by Day . Good Little Girls . I'll Walk Alone . I've Heard That Song Before . Let It Snow! Let ... View more info

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The Notebooks of Captain Georges

By: Renoir, Jean

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1966

Inscription: Signed By Jean Renoir

Seller ID: xvm26

Condition: Very Good


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The Original Rubaiyyat of Omar Khayaam A New Translation with Critical commentaries

By: Robert Graves / Omar ali-Shah

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company: 1968

Inscription: Signed by Robert Graves & Omar Ali-Shah

Seller ID: 28mmp

Condition: Fine


Very good+ slipcase. #319 of 500. Tipped in plate on the half-title page. View more info

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The Patriots

By: Kingsley, Sidney

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1943

Inscription: Inscribed By Sidney Kingsley

Seller ID: 25cmq

Condition: Near Fine


This pulitzer prize winner's play, about Thomas Jefferson, that won the drama critic's circle award for best play of 1943. Mr. Kingsley wrote the play while in service during World War II, and the result is intriguing. "What is this democracy we are fighting for?" Mr. Kingsley says he asked himself. "Just what did these fellows - our original patriots- have in mind?" His answer, embodied in the character of Jefferson, is a confident faith in the commo... View more info

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The Profits of Religion

By: Upton Sinclair

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Pasadena, CA, 1918

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed on the Cover By Upton Sinclair

Seller ID: kjb28

Condition: Good


This excoriating critique of religion, especially as represented by powerful clerical institutions, is a lesser-known work by the author who had earlier become famous with his publication of The Jungle, an expose of the poor labor conditions and unsanitary practices in Chicago's meat-packing industry. More than just a tirade against religion, this is an impassioned, idealistic socialist writing at the beginning of the First World War, when the notion of an international ... View more info

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The Puttermesser Papers

By: Ozick, Cynthia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Cynthia Ozick

Seller ID: 0co12

ISBN: 0679454764

Condition: Near Fine


Yearning for a life of the mind, Ruth Puttermesser finds herself mired in the lowest circles of city bureaucracy. Her love life hopeless, her fantasies more influential than wan reality, she nevertheless turns out to be the best mayor New York City has ever elected. Soon enough, though, paradise gained becomes paradise lost, and--even for a wistful visionary like Puttermesser--the problem of disappointment remains unresolved. signed by author on a bookplate View more info

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The Return of A. J. Raffles

By: Greene, Graham

Price: $550.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1975

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 103a

ISBN: 067122297X

Condition: Near Fine


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The Road to Rome

By: Sherwood, Robert E.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribnber's Sons: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed Robert E. Sherwood

Seller ID: 45pum

Condition: Very Good


The author's first book. "The Road to Rome" was the first play of Robert E. Sherwood, and a success on Broadway in 1927. It has a comic situation set in a period of history which allows Mr. Sherwood to work in some of his anti-war feelings. Mr. Sherwood has set his play in 216 B.C., at the time when Hannibal was nearing the end of his march on Rome. Hannibal didn't attack Rome when he reached it, Mr. Sherwood explains, because a certain blond, the bored and sex-s... View more info

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The Shield and The Storm

By: Thomas G. Blake

Price: $155.00

Publisher: No Place, The Commorative Group: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed By Thomas G. Blake

Seller ID: tgb28

Condition: Near Fine


The Gulf War - August 1990 - February 1991, codenamed Operation Desert Shield for operations leading to the buildup of troops and the defense of Saudi Arabia; and Operation Desert Storm was a war waged by coalition forces from 34 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait. Approx.9.5x12 inches. Square, sharp, clean, and tight, in fine collectible condition. View more info

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The Silver Cord

By: Howard, Sidney

Price: $600.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1927

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 160jgf

Condition: Fine


The printed wrappers of this Theatre Guild Library edition are bound into a contemporary custom-made hard cover binding for thespian Otis Skinner, whose bookplate is mounted on the front paste down. The Sidney Howard inscription is written to Mrs. Otis Skinner. An additional inscription in an unknown hand, as well. Staged on Broadway, and was made into a feature film. A domineering matriarch is less than happy when her son brings home his new bride. She immediately se... View more info

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The Stardust Road

By: Hoagy Carmichael

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart and Company: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: zii75

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with photographs.The dust jacket shows shallow chipping at the extremities, else it's vg. Signed on 1st blank page.Carmichael composed several hundred songs, including fifty that achieved hit record status. He is best known for composing the music for "Stardust", "Georgia on My Mind", "The Nearness of You", and "Heart and Soul" , four of the most-recorded American songs of all time. Carmichael's "Ole Buttermilk Sky" w... View more info

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The Store

By: T.S. STRIBLING [signed]

Price: $450.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday , Doran & Company: 1933

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 43sqm

Condition: Very Good


Winner of a Pulitzer Prize in 1933, The Store is the second novel of Stribling's monumental trilogy set in the author's native Tennessee Valley region of North Alabama. The novel's action begins in 1884, when Grover Cleveland became the first Democratic president since the end of the Civil War, and it centers about the emergence of Colonel Miltiades Vaiden as a figure of wealth and power in the city of Florence. In The Store, Stribling succeeds in presenting the essence... View more info

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The Story of Television The Life of Philo T. Farnsworth

By: Philo T. Farnsworth, George Everson

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: NY, W.W. Norton: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: mh159i

Condition: Very Good


Front hinge shows a hairline split of the paper. Still firm, tight, clean , and bright. Overall VG. Philo Taylor Farnsworth (1906 - 1971) was an American inventor and television pioneer. His patents were crucial to the development of television.He is perhaps best known for his 1927 invention of the first fully functional video camera tube, the "image dissector", as well as the first fully functional and complete television system. Farnsworth developed a telev... View more info

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The Tin Drum

By: Gunter Grass [signed]

Price: $750.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 129c

Condition: Very Good


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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The Town

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1957

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: uh436

Condition: Fine


First state with duplication of line 8 again on line 10-page 327. No date present on dust jacket. View more info

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The Understudy

By: Kazan, Elia

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Stein and Day: 1975

Inscription: Inscribed By Elia Kazan

Seller ID: 27jvi

ISBN: 0812817311

Condition: Very Good


Iinscribed prior to publication, in 1974, to Kazan's long time friend and collaborator Budd Schulberg and Shulberg's wife, Geraldine Brooks. View more info