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Hirohito: Behind the Myth, Behr, Edward
21 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. Size: thick 8vo.. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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22 Bejarano, Francisco Oliveira y Silva, Cesar Amilcar Bejarano Filippi El Tanido De Otro Campana En Defensa Del Gral. Bejarano
2001 Edition of 1000 Paperback Very Good 
2001 Aan enthusiastic apology written in defense of Gral. Ramón César Bejarano, the author's uncle, heroic ex-combatant of the Chaco War, post mortem, Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covars have light shelfwear.. Edition of 1000. Softcover. Very Good. Self-published. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Humphrey Bogart Uncorrected Advance Proof, Benchley, Nathaniel
23 Benchley, Nathaniel Humphrey Bogart Uncorrected Advance Proof
Little Brown & Co 1975 First Edition. Paperback Good 
Little Brown & Co, 1975 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.. Paperback. Good. First Edition. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Like a Running Dog Volume 1 Los Angeles 1970-1972, Blake, Michael
24 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. Size: 6" x 9". First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition. 
Price: 16.50 USD
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The Nureyev Image Signed Copy, Bland, Alexander
25 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 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.. Signed by Author(s). First American Edition.. Hardcover. As New/As New. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 525.00 USD
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26 Blumenson, Martin Patton the Man Behind Thel egend, 1885 - 1945
London Jonathon Cape 1986 0224028650 / 9780224028653 1st Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Very Good 
London: Jonathon Cape, 1986 London: Jonathon Cape, 1986 224 pps. plus 16 plates with b/w photographs. Maps on both endpapers.Text clean, bright, tight and unmarked. Tanh cloth boardsr near fine. DJ very good with little signs of wear, has one inside corner cut off. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.. 1st Edition.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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27 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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The Whales They Give Themselves  Conversations with Harry Brower Sr., Brewster, Karen (ed.)
28 Brewster, Karen (ed.) The Whales They Give Themselves Conversations with Harry Brower Sr.
Fairbanks, AK University of Alaska Press 2004 1889963666 / 9781889963662 Paperback As New Signed
Fairbanks, AK: University of Alaska Press, 2004 232 ppwith B&W illustrations in text and one map. From the University of Alaska Oral Biography Series on Alaskan history and culture. Text is clean, tight abnd unmarked. Signed by author on title page. Covers are bright and unsamaged, covered in a transparent mylar casing.. By Author on Title Page. Trade Paperback. As New. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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29 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 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.. First Edition.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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30 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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Lonesome Dave: The Story of New Mexico Governor David Francis Cargo, Cargo, David Francis
31 Cargo, David Francis Lonesome Dave: The Story of New Mexico Governor David Francis Cargo
Santa Fe, NM Sunstone Press 2010 086534762X / 9780865347625 Paperback Near Fine Signed
Santa Fe, NM: Sunstone Press, 2010 343 pp.Autobiography of David Cargo (1929-2013) , liberal Republican governor of New Mexico from1966 to 1968. As governor, Cargo started the state film commission, which has brought millions of dollars in revenue to the state of New Mexico. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, Covers are bright and undamaged. Signed by the governor on the FFP with dedication.. Dedication By Author. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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32 Cavanillas, J. Cortes Alfonso XII: El Rey Romantico
Barcelona Editorial Juventud 1969 2nd Edition, 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good Good 
Barcelona: Editorial Juventud, 1969 255 pps.plus 17 b/w plates. Grey/green endpapers eith white type.Text clean, tight and unmarked; slightly toned. Brown cloth boards with blind embossing on front cover and silver printing on spine NF. Glossy DJ with grey and pale green illustration and dropped-out (white) type clean and tight with some wear. In protective mylar. Written in Spanish.. 2nd Edition, 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 5.75" X 8.75"". Dust jacket present. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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33 Champlain, Peggy Raphael Pumpelly: Gentle Man Geologist of the Gilded Age
University of Alabama 1994 First Edition. Hardcover As New As New 
University of Alabama, 1994 University of Alabama, 1994 273 pp with 7 B&W illustrations in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is bright and undamaged. In protective mylar. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.. First Edition.. Hardcover. As New/As New. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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34 Chapman - Huston, Desmond Ludwicg II The Mad King of Bavaria
Dorset Press 1990 0880294930 / 9780880294935 1st Edition Hardcover As New As New 
Dorset Press, 1990 314 pps. plus Prelude. Text clean, tight, bright and unmarked. Beige paper and red cloth boards with gold-stamping on spine pristine. Red DJ with white type and illustration of Ludwig on front and 4-color photograph on reverse flawless.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. 5.75" x 8.5". Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian, Chaudhuri, Niras C.
35 Chaudhuri, Niras C. The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian
Bombay Jaico Publishing 1976 Paperback Very Good 
Bombay: Jaico Publishing, 1976 Bombay: Jaico Publishing, 1976 528 pp. Text is clean, tight, unmarked, toned. Indian bookseller's stamp on title page. Covers are bright and undamaged. Trade Paperback. Very Good.. Paperback. Very Good. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Chow Chee Yee Formed By Providence, Chow, Ivan
36 Chow, Ivan Chow Chee Yee Formed By Providence
Singapore Landmark Books 2003 Paperback Fine 
Singapore: Landmark Books, 2003 Singapore: Landmark Books, 2003 143 pp with 16 sepia plates. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Gift inscription on title page. Covers are bright and undamaged. The life story of lose-up of Reverend Chow Chee Yee, Pastor of Hakka Methodist Church in Singapore from 1949 to 1961 told by his son. Soft Cover. Fine. 5 " x 7".. Paperback. Fine. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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37 Coe, Louise The Lady and the Law Books: Sixteen Years First and Only Woman Member of the New Mexico Senate
, NM Modern Press 1981 Paperback Good Signed
, NM: Modern Press, 1981 128 pp. text is clean, tight and unmarked. Signed by author on title page dated 1982. Covers have some shelfwear.. By Author. Trade Paperback. Good. Self-published. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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38 Collier, William Ross & Edwin Victor Westrate Dave Cook of the Rockies: Frontier General Fighting Sheriff and Leader of Men
Rufus Rockwell Wilson 1936 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Collier, Joseph 
Rufus Rockwell Wilson, 1936 224 pp with 9 B&W plates. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Maroon cloth boards are clean, sunned along spine. Late 19th century law enforcement in Colorado.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Collier, Joseph. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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BG - On the Record A Bio-discography of Benny Goodman, Conner, D. Russell & Hicks, Warren W.
39 Conner, D. Russell & Hicks, Warren W. BG - On the Record A Bio-discography of Benny Goodman
New Rochelle, NY Arlington House 1969 0870000594 / 9780870000591 1st Edition. Hardcover Very Good Fair 
New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House, 1969 691 pp with B&W photos in text. Text is reproduced typewriting rather than type set. Text is clean, tight and unmarked save for a small coffee (?) stain on page edges from p.613 on. Stain doesn't reach to text. DJ is intact but faded and torn and chipped at top of spine. In mylar wrapper. Large 8 Vo Size: Large 8 Vo. 1st Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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40 Conrad, Barnaby The Death of Madolete
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1958 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1958 148 pps.fully illustrated with b/w photographs. Red and white patterned endpapers.Text clean tight, bright and unmarked; very good. Owner's signture and stamp inside endpaper and flyleaf. Red pattered paper-covered boards with black stamping and black cloth spine with red printing clean and tight with minor wear at extremities. Unusual book about the life and death of reknown matador Manuel Laureano Rodriguez. In English.. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 7.25" x 10.25". First Edition. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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