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Harry Kurnitz 1908 - 1968, Gabel, Martin & Wilder, Billy
61 Gabel, Martin & Wilder, Billy Harry Kurnitz 1908 - 1968
1968 Hardcover Fine 
1968 14 pp . Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Beige cloth boards with black cartuche and gold-stamped title re clean and undamaged. Dedication card enclosed. Harry Kurnitz (January 5, 1908 _March 18, 1968) was an American playwright, novelist, and prolific screenwriter who wrote swashbucklers for Errol Flynn and comedies for Danny Kaye. He also wrote some mystery fiction under the name Marco Page. This little book, one of 250 copies, is his eulogy by Billy Wilder (Some Like It Hot) and Martin Gabel.. Cloth. Fine. Privately Printed. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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62 Galbraith, John Kenneth Annals of an Abiding Liberal
Boston Houghton Mifflin Co. 1979 0395276179 / 9780395276174 First Edition Hardcover Fine Good + 
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1979 text is clean, tight and unmarked. brown cloth boards are pristine. DJ is shelfworn and yellowed with small tears on spine. In mylar jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Good +. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Passionate Nomad the Life of Frya Stark, Geniesse, Jane Fletcher
63 Geniesse, Jane Fletcher Passionate Nomad the Life of Frya Stark
Random House 1999 0394583965 / 9780394583969 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
Random House, 1999 402 pp with 9 pp of maps. Freya Stark (1893 - 1993) was one of the last of the great British explorers, She wrote more than two dozen books on her travels in the Middle East and Afghanistan, as well as several autobiographic works and essay . She was one of the first non-Arabians to travel through the southern Arabian deserts. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Dust jacket is bright and undamaGED.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Henry Darwin Rogers, 18081866: American Geologist (History Amer Science & Technol), Gerstner, Patsy
64 Gerstner, Patsy Henry Darwin Rogers, 18081866: American Geologist (History Amer Science & Technol)
U.S.A. University Alabama Press 1994 0817307354 / 9780817307356 Hardcover As New As New 
U.S.A.: University Alabama Press, 1994 311 pp with 9 B&W illustrations in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is bright and undamaged.. Hardcover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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65 Gibbs, Lewis Sheridan His Life and His Theatre
New York William Morrow & Co. 1948 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
New York: William Morrow & Co., 1948 272 pp plus bibliography and index. 16 B&W illustrations. Biography of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, author of the Restoration comedies, "The Rivals" and "School for Scandal.". First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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66 Gill, Anton Il Gigante Michelangelo, Florence, and the David 1492 - 1504
New York St. Martin's Press 2002 0312314426 / 9780312314422 First U.S. Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: St. Martin's Press, 2002 338 pp.with 8 pp of color plates. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, library stamp on title page only. DJ is clean, bright intact. In mylar jacket.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Ex-Library. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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67 Gish, Lillian The Movies, Mr. Griffith , and Me
Prentice Hall Hardcover Very Good Fair 
Prentice Hall 388 pp with 24 B&W plates. text is clean, tight and unmarked. Gift inscription on flyleaf. Beige cloth boards with blue quarter-binding are clean and undamaged, lightly bumped at spine ends. Dust jacket has some chipping along top edge, now in mylar wrapper.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Cary Grant: An Unauthorized Biographyl, Govani, Albert
68 Govani, Albert Cary Grant: An Unauthorized Biographyl
Chicago Henry Regnery 1971 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Chicago: Henry Regnery, 1971 233 pp with 24 B&W plates and a filmography of Grant's pictures to date of publication. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Gift inscription on front endpapers. Textured red leatherette boards with gold-stamped titles are clean and unfaded.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Lawrence and the Arabs, Graves, Robert
69 Graves, Robert Lawrence and the Arabs
London Jonathan Cape 1934 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
London: Jonathan Cape, 1934 288 pp with 2 maps. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, tan cloth boards are clean and intact, darkend along spone.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 5" x 7". 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Marion Davies, Guiles, Fred Lawrence
70 Guiles, Fred Lawrence Marion Davies
McGraw Hill 1972 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
McGraw Hill, 1972 xii, 419 pp. with 48 sepia plates. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Decorative paper-covered boards are clean and undamaged, a little bumped at extremities. Dust jacket is intact, price-clipped.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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71 Guptill, Arthur A. Norman Rockwell Illustrator
Watson-Guptill 1946 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket 
Watson-Guptill, 1946 208 ppwith color and B&W reproductions of Rockwell's art throughout. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, slightly rippled. Red cloth boards are bumped at extremities.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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72 Gussow, Mel Don't Say Yes Until I Finish Talking
Da Capo 1971 Paperback Good No Jacket 
Da Capo, 1971 Biography of Darryl Zanuck, legendary head of Twentieth century Fox Studio. Text is clean, tight, unmarked. Covers are rubbed, bumped, one dogear. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Letters of E.B. White, Guth, Dorothy Lobrano (ed.)
73 Guth, Dorothy Lobrano (ed.) The Letters of E.B. White
Harper & Row 1976 006014601X / 9780060146016 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Poor 
Harper & Row, 1976 686 pp. Text is tight, unmarked and clean except for a little darkening of page corners. DJ is somewhat tattered. In mylar jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Poor. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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74 H. St. John Philby Forty Years in the Wilderness
London Robert Hale Ltd 1957 Hardcover Good Good 
London: Robert Hale Ltd, 1957 xvi, 272 pp with 37 B&W plates and one map. Harry St. John Philby, classical scholar, linguist, diplomat, explorer was awarded the Founders Medal of the Royal Geographic Society in 1920 and was the first to be awarded the Sir Richard Burton Memorial medal by the Royal Asiatic Society. He was the first European to visit the southern Arabian Province of Najd; he had crossed the Arabian Penninsula and in 1932 crossed the Rub' al Khali. This book is the third installment of his autobiography. Text is clean and unmarked, table of contents papge is loose. Blue cloth boards with gold-stamped titles are clean and bright, DJ has considerable edgewear. Now in protective mylar.. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 98.00 USD
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China to Me, Hahn, Emily
75 Hahn, Emily China to Me
Philadelphia The Blakeston Company 1944 Hardcover Fair No Jacket 
Philadelphia: The Blakeston Company, 1944 429 pp. An early reprint of Emily Hahn's autobiography of her remarkable life in China during the Second World War, first published by Doubleday. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Blue boards are clean and square but rubbed on spine ends. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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76 Hahn, Emily China to Me
Philadelphia Doubleday Doran & Co. 1945 Hardcover Good Minus No Jacket 
Philadelphia: Doubleday Doran & Co., 1945 429 pp. f Emily Hahn's autobiography of her remarkable life in China during the Second World War, first published by Doubleday. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Front hinge is cracked but holding. red cloth boards are clean and undamaged save for light bumping to extremities. A confortable reading copy. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hard Cover. Good Minus/No Jacket. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Hammersteins a Musical Theatre Family, Hammerstein, Oscar Andrew
77 Hammerstein, Oscar Andrew The Hammersteins a Musical Theatre Family
Black Dog & Leventhal 2010 1579128467 / 9781579128463 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
Black Dog & Leventhal, 2010 236 pp with B&W and color illustrations on every page. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Dust jacket is bright and undamaged. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Ricasoli and the Risorgimento in Tuscany, Hancock, W.K.
78 Hancock, W.K. Ricasoli and the Risorgimento in Tuscany
New York Howard Fertig 1969 First Thus Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket 
New York: Howard Fertig, 1969 320 pp with portrarit of author frontis and three dditional B&W plates. An new edition of the original 1926 publication. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Black cloth boards are clean and undamaged. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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79 Harris, Jed A Dance on the High Wire
New York Crown 1979 0517539217 / 9780517539217 Hardcover Good Good + 
New York: Crown, 1979 Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is bumped at edges, lightly scuffed and yellowed.. Hard Cover. Good/Good +. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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80 Helfand, Sol The Saga of Sol Helfand: 80 Years of Adventure, Romance, Mystery, and Travel (plus a Wee Bit of pain)
Self-published 2002 Paperback Very Good Signed
Self-published, 2002 96 pp with B&W photos in text. A family history with an account of the Normandy landing on D-Day.. By Author on Tables of Contents Page. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Privately Printed. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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