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Cowboy Pete the Autobiography of Major General Charles H. Corlett
1 Cowboy Pete the Autobiography of Major General Charles H. Corlett
Santa Fe, NM Sleeping Fox Enterprises 1974 1st Edition Paperback Very Good 
Santa Fe, NM: Sleeping Fox Enterprises, 1974 127 pp with B&W illustrations in text. . Text is clean, tight and unmarked Dedication by Pauline Corlett on title page. Covers have some yellowing and edgewear. " Major General Charles Harrison Corlett (July 31, 1889 – October 13, 1971), nicknamed “Cowboy Pete,” was a senior United States Army officer who commanded troops in both the Pacific and European Theaters during World War II. He led the attack on Kiska in 1943 and commanded the 7th Infantry Division in the taking of Kwajalein in 1944. After D-Day he led the XIX Corps in pursuit of the retreating German Army through France, Belgium, Holland, and Germany"Courtesy Wikipedia. By Author's Wife. 1st Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. First Edition. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Four Americans in Paris: The Collections of Gertrude Stein and Her Family
2 Four Americans in Paris: The Collections of Gertrude Stein and Her Family
The Museum of Modern Art 1970 Paperback Very Good 
The Museum of Modern Art, 1970 173 pp with B&W and sepia photography throughout. Published. in conjunction with an exhibit of the same name at the Museum of Modern Art, NYC. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Flexable maroon leatherette covers have slight shelfwear.. Large Format Soft Cover. Very Good. 10.25" x 8.25". 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Gustave Alexandre Eiffel
3 Gustave Alexandre Eiffel
teNeues 2003 English Edition Hardcover As New As New 
teNeues, 2003 79 pp with color illustrations on every page. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Boards and dust jacket are "fine" with no damage.. English Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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4 Prints and Drawings of Kathe Kollwitz
New York Dover Publications 1969 Hardcover Very Good Plus No Jacket 
New York: Dover Publications, 1969 xxxii + 75 pp of illustrations, both lithographic and woodcut .With an introduction by Carl Zigrosser an bibliography. A Dover reprint of book first published in 1951. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Red boards are clean with slight corner bumping.. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. 13.75" x 8.5". 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 The 1976 National Artist Award to Miss Helen Hayes at a Gala Premiere Performance of "A Chorus Line" at the Schubert Theatre.
American National Theatre and Academy West 1976 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
American National Theatre and Academy West, 1976 Unpaginated with B&W illustrations on every page. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Stiff paper boards with porrait of Helen Hayes on cover are intact but show light shelfwear.. First Edition. Large Format Soft Cover. Very Good. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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6 The Japanese Crown Prince Akihito Picture Book (1950's)
Japan Paperback Very Good 
Japan Unpaginated with B&W photography on every page. A picture book of the Crown Prince Akihito's home life and visit to the coronation of Queen Elizabeth I. Text, only an index to the pictures, is in Japanese. Interior is clean and undamaged. Light soil to the beige paper boards with gold-stamped birds flying. Size: 3.5" x 6". Flexible Soft Cover. Very Good. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Exploring the Dangerous Trades, Alice Hamilton, M.D.
7 Alice Hamilton, M.D. Exploring the Dangerous Trades
OEM Press 1995 1883595045 / 9781883595043 Paperback Very Good 
OEM Press, 1995 433 pp. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, covers are undamaged. Alice Hamilton (February 27, 1869, New York City – September 22, 1970) was the first woman appointed to the faculty of Harvard University and was a leading expert in the field of occupational health. She was a pioneer in the field of toxicology, studying occupational illnesses and the dangerous effects of industrial metals and chemical compounds on the human body.. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Speed: The Biography of Charles W. Holman, Allard, Noel E.
8 Allard, Noel E. Speed: The Biography of Charles W. Holman
U.S.A. Flying Books 1986 091113901X / 9780911139013 Paperback Good 
U.S.A.: Flying Books, 1986 86 pp with B&W illustrations throughout text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Magic marker older price and ID on page edges and title page. Covers are bright and undamaged.. Large Format Soft Cover. Good. 8.5" x 10.75". 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Fellini A Life, Alpert, Hollis
9 Alpert, Hollis Fellini A Life
New York Antheneum 1986 0689116985 / 9780689116988 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good + 
New York: Antheneum, 1986 337 pp with 8 B&W plates. The life Frederico Fellini, director of "La Strada," "La Dolce Vita, and "8 1/2" by Hollis Alpert, former drama critic for Saturday Review and founder of American Film Magazine. Text is clean, tight, unmarked. pristine. Page edges have "Not for Resale" stamped in red so this was probably an Advance Reading Copy sent to a reviewer. DJ is clean and bright with light shelfwear. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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10 Anthony Burgess Ernest Hemingway and His World
U.S.A. Charles Scribner's Sons 1978 068415661X / 9780684156613 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fine 
U.S.A.: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1978 128 pp with B&W illustrations on every page. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Green cloth boards are undamaged. DJ is bright and whole save for one short closed tear. Now in mylar protector. #001855. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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11 Axel Madsen Silk Roads: The Asian Adventures of Clara and Andre Malraux
Pharos Books 1989 0886874335 / 9780886874339 1st Edition Hardcover As New As New 
Pharos Books, 1989 299 pp with 20 B&W plates. text is clean, tight and unmarked. Beige quarter- bound boards are pristine. DJ is bright and undamaged.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Anatomy of Villainy, Balchin, Nigel
12 Balchin, Nigel The Anatomy of Villainy
London Collins 1950 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
London: Collins, 1950 256 pp. with eight B&W plates.Short biographies of Titus Oates, Francis Charteris, Douglas Home, Rasputin, Joseph Smith and others stressing their presumed villainy. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Bookseller's sticker on rear endpapers. Red cloth boards are undamaged save for a small stain on front cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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13 Beerbohm, Max Lytton Strachey
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1943 First Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket as Published 
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1943 37 pp. The Rede Lecture titled "Lytton Strachey's Writings" delivered by Beerbohm at Cambridge in 1943. Text is pristine - clean, tight and unmarked. Pink paper boards are "near fine," clean and undamaged.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket as Published. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Hirohito: Behind the Myth, Behr, Edward
14 Behr, Edward Hirohito: Behind the Myth
U.S.A. Villard 1989 0394580729 / 9780394580722 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
U.S.A.: Villard, 1989 xxvi, 437 pp with 8 B&W plates. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Remainder dot on bottom page edges. DJ is clean, bright, undamaged. Now in protective mylar. "This remarkable book is a cool and powerfully convincing attempts to dismantle the myths that constitute one of the most successful public relations exercises of the twentieth century"... to expose Hirohito's true role in Japanese politics of the 1930's and 1940"s.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. thick 8vo.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Humphrey Bogart Uncorrected Advance Proof, Benchley, Nathaniel
15 Benchley, Nathaniel Humphrey Bogart Uncorrected Advance Proof
Little Brown & Co 1975 First Edition Paperback Good 
Little Brown & Co, 1975 Unpaginated. B&W pictures throughout. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Gold paper covers are lightly soiled.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. Advanced Reading Copy (ARC). First Edition. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Like a Running Dog Volume 1 Los Angeles 1970-1972, Blake, Michael
16 Blake, Michael Like a Running Dog Volume 1 Los Angeles 1970-1972
Tucson, AZ Hyrmfaxe 2002 0972475311 / 9780972475310 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Tucson, AZ: Hyrmfaxe, 2002 107 pp with B&W and color illustrations in text. An autobiography of Blake's early years in Hollywood working for the counter-culture newspaper, the L.A.Free Press. Blake went on to write the novel and screenplay for"Dancing With Wolves." text is clean, tight and unmarked. Pictorial paper-cover boards are VGminus , clean but with some bumping to corners and a small puncture near spine. A rare unsigned edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 6" x 9". First Edition. 
Price: 16.50 USD
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The Nureyev Image  Signed Copy, Bland, Alexander
17 Bland, Alexander The Nureyev Image Signed Copy
U.S.A. Quadrangle 1976 First American Edition. Hardcover As New As New Signed
U.S.A.: Quadrangle, 1976 288 pp with B&W photoraphy on every page. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Rudolf Nureyev's ink signature (with spelling Nureev) on title page. Green cloth boards with titles in white along spine are clean and undamaged. DJ is bright, intact, not price-clipped. This is a truly immaculate copy, in protective mylar.. By Subject on title Page. First American Edition.. Hardcover. As New/As New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 525.00 USD
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18 Bret, David Joan Crawford Hollywood Martyr
Carroll & Graf 2006 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Carroll & Graf, 2006 299 pp with 16 B&W plates. drawing on wealth of unpublished mterial and interviews, including Marlene Dietrich and Douglas Fairbanks, Bret Davis presents a unique, fascinating portrait of a single-minded, uncompromising woman. Text is clean,tight and unmarked. Dust jacket is clean and bright, with one closed tear.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 Brodrick, Alan Houghton Father of Prehistory the Abbe Henri Breuil: His Life and Times
William Morrow & Co. 1963 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
William Morrow & Co., 1963 306 pp with with both Bruil's drawings of paleolithic art and 16 B&W plates. Abbe Brueil (1877 -1961) was in his time considered the world's leading authority on the interpretation of prehistoric art. He is noted for his studies of cave art in the Somme and Dordogne valleys as well as in Spain, Portugal, Italy, Ireland, China with Teilhard de Chardin, Ethiopia, British Somaliland, and especially Southern Africa. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Dust jacket, in mylar wrapper, is bright and undamaged.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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20 Broun, Heywood Hale A Studied Madness A Sportswriter Turned Actor Takes a Look at His Two Worlds and Some Other Planets
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Minus 
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1965 298 pp. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is intacted but chipped at spine ends. In mylar jacket.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good Minus. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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