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21 Benchley, Nathaniel Humphrey Bogart Uncorrected Advance Proof
Little Brown & Co 1975 First 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). 
Price: 55.00 USD
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22 Blake, Michael Like a Running Dog Volume 1 Los Angeles 1970-1972
Tucson, AZ Hyrmfaxe 2002 0972475311 / 9780972475310 First Hardcover Very Good 
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" 
Price: 16.50 USD
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23 Bland, Alexander The Nureyev Image Signed By Rudolf Nureyev
U.S.A. Quadrangle 1976 First Hardcover As New As New Jacket 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 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 495.00 USD
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24 Blumenson, Martin Patton the Man Behind Thel egend, 1885 - 1945
London Jonathon Cape 1986 0224028650 / 9780224028653 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
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. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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25 Bret, David Joan Crawford Hollywood Martyr
Carroll & Graf 2006 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
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 drawing on wealth of unpublished mterial and interviews, including Marlene Dietrich and Douglas Fairbanks, Bret Davis presents a unique, fascinating portrait of a single-minded, uncompromising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. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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26 Brewster, Karen (ed.) The Whales They Give Themselves Conversations with Harry Brower Sr
Fairbanks, AK University of Alaska Press 2004 1889963666 / 9781889963662 Trade Paperback As New Signed
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. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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27 Brodrick, Alan Houghton Father of Prehistory the Abbe Henri Breuil: His Life and Times
William Morrow & Co 1963 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
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. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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28 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 Hardcover Very Good Good Minus Jacket 
298 pp. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is intacted but chipped at spine ends. In mylar jacket. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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29 Cahalan, James M. Edward Abby: a Life
Tucson, Arizona University of Arizona Press 2001 0816519064 / 9780816519064 First Hardcover As New As New Jacket 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 357 pp with 16 B&W plates. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is bright and undamaged, now in protective mylar. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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30 Cargo, David Francis Lonesome Dave: The Story of New Mexico Governor David Francis Cargo
Santa Fe, NM Sunstone Press 2010 086534762X / 9780865347625 Trade Paperback Near Fine Signed
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. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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31 Cavanillas, J. Cortes Alfonso XII: El Rey Romantico
Barcelona Editorial Juventud 1969 First Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
5.75" X 8.75"" 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. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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32 Champlain, Peggy Raphael Pumpelly: Gentle Man Geologist of the Gilded Age
University of Alabama 1994 First Hardcover As New As New Jacket 
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. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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33 Chapman - Huston, Desmond Ludwicg II The Mad King of Bavaria
Dorset Press 1990 0880294930 / 9780880294935 First Hardcover As New As New Jacket 
5.75" x 8.5" 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. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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34 Chaudhuri, Niras C. The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian
Bombay Jaico Publishing 1976 Paperback Very Good 
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. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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35 Chow, Ivan Chow Chee Yee Formed By Providence
Singapore Landmark Books 2003 Paperback Fine 
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" 
Price: 32.00 USD
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36 Coe, Louise The Lady and the Law Books: Sixteen Years First and Only Woman Member of the New Mexico Senate
, NM Modern Press 1981 Trade Paperback Good Signed
Self-published. 128 pp. text is clean, tight and unmarked. Signed by author on title page dated 1982. Covers have some shelfwear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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37 Conner, D. Russell & Hicks, Warren W. BG - On the Record A Bio-discography of Benny Goodman
New Rochelle, NY Arlington House 1969 0870000594 / 9780870000591 First Hardcover Very Good Fair Jacket 
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. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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38 Conrad, Barnaby The Death of Madolete
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1958 First Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
7.25" x 10.25" 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. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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39 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 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" 
Price: 42.00 USD
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40 Coquoz, Rene L. The Saga of H.A. W. Tabor
Boulder, Co Johnson Publishing Co 1983 First Soft Cover Fine 
42 pp with B&W illustrations throughout. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Cover are clean, bright, intact. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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