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21 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 7" - 9" tall.. 1st Edition.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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22 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 drawing on wealth of unpublished mterial and interviews, including Marlene Dietrich and Douglas Fairbanks, Bret Davis presents a unique, fascinating portrait of a single-minded, uncompromising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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23 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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24 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
25 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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26 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 7" - 9" tall.. First Edition.. Hardcover. As New/As New. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian, Chaudhuri, Niras C.
27 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: 14.00 USD
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Chow Chee Yee Formed By Providence, Chow, Ivan
28 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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29 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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BG - On the Record A Bio-discography of Benny Goodman, Conner, D. Russell & Hicks, Warren W.
30 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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Douglas Fairbanks The Making of a Screen Character, Cooke, Alistair
31 Cooke, Alistair Douglas Fairbanks The Making of a Screen Character
New York The Museum of Modern Art 1940 Hardcover Good Plus No Jacket 
New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1940 New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1940 36 pp. Alistair Cooke discusses the creation of the public image of Doug Fairbanks shortly after Fairbanks' death in 1939. Contains a life chronology and a list of screen credits. Association copy - from the library of screenwriter Nunnally Johnson (The Grapes of Wrath," "How to Marry a Millionaire.") Text is clean and unmarked, slightly yellowed. Front gutter is cracked but holding. Blue illustrated boards are clean and square with a closed tear at spine and some yellowing. 7 1/2" X 10". Decorative Paper Hardcover. Good Plus/No Jacket. 7 1/2" X 10".. Hardcover. Good Plus/No Jacket. 
Price: 42.00 USD
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32 Coquoz, Rene L. The Saga of H.A. W. Tabor
Boulder, Co Johnson Publishing Co. 1983 Third Printing. Paperback Fine 
Boulder, Co: Johnson Publishing Co., 1983 42 pp with B&W illustrations throughout. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Cover are clean, bright, intact.. Third Printing.. Soft Cover. Fine. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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Letters from Chatham: a Chatham Hall Girl's Classic Story of Boarding School Life 1917-1920, Cordell, Ann Harmon
33 Cordell, Ann Harmon Letters from Chatham: a Chatham Hall Girl's Classic Story of Boarding School Life 1917-1920
Virginia Chatham Hall 1989 Paperback Near Fine Signed
Virginia: Chatham Hall, 1989 Virginia: Chatham Hall, 1989 Unpaginated. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Stiff paper covers are clean and bright. Dedication By Author. Softcover. Near Fine.. Signed by Author(s). Paperback. Near Fine. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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EF Benson: Mr. Benson Remembered in Rye and the World of Tilling, Cynthia Reavell; Tony Reavell
34 Cynthia Reavell; Tony Reavell EF Benson: Mr. Benson Remembered in Rye and the World of Tilling
Martello Bkshop 1984 095068242X / 9780950682426 Paperback Very Good Signed
Martello Bkshop, 1984 Martello Bkshop, 1984 102 pp with B&W illustrations in text. Signed by both authors on title page. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are clean, intact, rubbed. By Author on Title Page. Trade Paperback. Very Good.. Signed by Author(s). Paperback. Very Good. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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35 Dale,, Phillip Marshall Medical Biographies - The Ailments of thirty-Three Famous People
Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press 1952 First Edition. Hardcover Good No Jacket 
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1952 259 pp with bibliography. Medical biographies of thirty-three personages including The Buddha, Christopher Columbus, William the Conqueror, Henry Vlll, George Washington, Charles Darwin and Edgar Allan Poe.Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Grey cloth boards are bumped and a bit sun-faded.. First Edition.. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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36 Day, Beth Glacier Pilot the Story of Bob Reeve and the Flyers Who Pioneered Alaska's Skies in Single Engine Planes
Ballantine 1973 First Thus. Paperback Good 
Ballantine, 1973 274 pp with 8 B&W plates. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, yellowed. Covers are intact but rubbed.. First Thus.. Mass Market Paperback. Good. First Edition. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Will Rogers A Biography, Day, Donald
37 Day, Donald Will Rogers A Biography
New York David McKay Co. Inc. 1962 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
New York: David McKay Co. Inc., 1962 New York: David McKay Co. Inc., 1962 370 pp with B&W plates. text is clean, tight and unmarked. There is a previous price notation on flyleaf. Blue boards with dark blue spone are clean and bright, lightly bumped at corners. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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The Films of Marlene Dietrich, Dickens, Homer
38 Dickens, Homer The Films of Marlene Dietrich
Cadillac Publishing 1968 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Cadillac Publishing, 1968 Cadillac Publishing, 1968 223 pp with B&W photos on every page.Contains a biography, a gallery of portraits and a complete filmography. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Sealed. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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39 Dietz, Howard Dancing in the Dark
New York Quadrangle/ New York Times Book Co 1974 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Near Fine Signed
New York: Quadrangle/ New York Times Book Co, 1974 New York: Quadrangle/ New York Times Book Co, 1974 369 pp with index. Autobiography of the composer and major figure of the golden era of American entertainment. With adedication by the author to screenwriter, Nunnally Johnson. "I'm basking where it's sunnily, for words to rhyme with Nunnally." plus a comic drawing of a naked lady with a cello. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is intact, clean and bright with slight rubbing at top and bottom of spine. Dedication By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.. Signed by Author(s). First Edition.. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 155.00 USD
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Be Careful Who You Love: Inside the Michael Jackson Case, Dimond, Diane
40 Dimond, Diane Be Careful Who You Love: Inside the Michael Jackson Case
U.S.A. Atria 2005 0743270916 / 9780743270915 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Signed
U.S.A.: Atria, 2005 339 pp with eight B&W plates. Ms. Dimond recounts the evidence against Michael Jackson for child molestattion. Text is clen, tight and unmarked. Book is overall a little cocked. Dust jacket is bright and undamaged.. Signed by Author on title Page. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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