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61 English, E. Schuyler H.A. Ironside Ordained of the Lord
Michigan Zondervan Publishing 1946 Presumed First. Hardcover Very Good Good 
Michigan: Zondervan Publishing, 1946 276 pp with 16 B&W plates. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Blue cloth boards with gold-stamped titles are in "fine" condition. Dust jacket is faded along spine, edgeworn. In protective mylar wrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Presumed First.. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Ambrose Bierce The Devil's Lexographer, Fatout, Paul
62 Fatout, Paul Ambrose Bierce The Devil's Lexographer
Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press 1951 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1951 349 pp with a 12 page bibliography anf index. 12 B&W plates. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Sun yellowed along top edge. Yellow cloth boards are VG+ but no DJ, otherwise an exceptionally nice copy. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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63 Finkelstein, Nat Andy Warhol The Factory Years
New York, NY St. Martin's Press 1989 0312028571 / 9780312028572 First U.S. Edition. Paperback Very Good No Jacket as Published 
New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 1989 New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 1989 nat Finkelstein, a member of the group that surrounded Andy Warhol at the Factory, documented many of the events and happenings that helped shape the popular culture of the late Sixties, both in photographs and taped interviews. Included the images are portraits of Warhol, Lou Reed, The Velvet Underground, Baby Jane Holzer, Edie Sedgwick, Betsy Johnson, Bob Dylan, Ivan Karp, Paul Morrissey, Brian Jones, Salivdor Dali, Marcel Duchamp and Peter Townsend. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Cover is clean but scuffed and bumped at corners. 9.5" x 13". First U.S. Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket as Published. 9.5" x 13".. First U.S. Edition.. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Published. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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The Man from the Cave, Fletcher, Colin
64 Fletcher, Colin The Man from the Cave
U.S.A. Alfred a Knopf 1981 0394406958 / 9780394406954 First Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Very Good 
U.S.A.: Alfred a Knopf, 1981 U.S.A.: Alfred a Knopf, 1981 326 pp with B&W illustrations in text. Maps on endpapers. While backpacking in an isolated part of the Nevada desert in 1968, Colin Fletcher (The Man Who Walked thru Time) discovered an old wooden trunk standing at the mouth of a cave. Inside he found a man's possessions. These personal but anonymous effects - among them a newspaper scrap form 1916, stirred Fletcher's imagination and a year later he went back and lived in the cave for ten days. The experience inspired him to piece together the life of the man who preceded him. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Blue quarter-bound cloth boards are clean and undamaged. DJ shows light shelfwear, not price-clipped. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.. First Edition.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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65 Fonteyn, Margot Autobiography
Knopf 1976 First American Edition. Hardcover As New Near Fine 
Knopf, 1976 Knopf, 1976 266 pp plus index. Illustrated with 80 pp of photographs. Jacket photograph by Cecil Beaton. Sepia endpaers with 19th Century dancing engravings.The life story of arguably the greatest ballerina of the Twentieth Century. This book is in pristine condition, if it's possible to look brand new after thirty-two years, this books does. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition. Cloth. As New/Near Fine.. First American Edition.. Hardcover. As New/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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Forbidden Journey The Life of Alexandra David-Neel, Foster, Barbara & Michael
66 Foster, Barbara & Michael Forbidden Journey The Life of Alexandra David-Neel
San Francisco Harper & Row 1987 0062503456 / 9780062503459 First Edition. Paperback Very Good 
San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1987 363 pp. Comprehensive biography of arguably the most vivid personality of the western explorers of Tibet in the Twentieth Century. Text is clean, tight and unmarked., covers have a little shelfwear.. First Edition.. Trade Paperback. Very Good. First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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67 Fowler, Gene Goodnight, Sweet Prince
New York P.F. Collier & Son 1944 "Literary Critics" Edition. Hardcover Good No Jacket 
New York: P.F. Collier & Son, 1944 New York: P.F. Collier & Son, 1944 468 pp Gene Fowler, a longtime friend and drinking companion of Barrymore's, writes an insightful biography and vista of the America and British theater of the early Twentieth Century. Clean, tight, unmarked within, the blue boards with GF initials in red, are scuffed and somewhat faded. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. "Literary Critics" Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket.. "Literary Critics" Edition.. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Deeds Not Deficits the Story of Alfred M. Landon, Fowler, Richard B.
68 Fowler, Richard B. Deeds Not Deficits the Story of Alfred M. Landon
Richad B. Fowler 1936 Hardcover Near Fine 
Richad B. Fowler, 1936 89 pp with a seperate folded-in blurb/letter from the Kansas Daily Newspaper Association touting the book.Probably a review copy. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Grey stapled covers with outlined red titles are clean and undamaged. Size: 5" x 7". Stapled Soft Cover. Near Fine. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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The Stouthearted Eight Air Force: Little Friends and the Bloody Hundredth, Frank D. Murphy
69 Frank D. Murphy The Stouthearted Eight Air Force: Little Friends and the Bloody Hundredth
Atlanta, GA Self-published 2004 Paperback As New 
Atlanta, GA: Self-published, 2004 Atlanta, GA: Self-published, 2004 48 pp. " Frank D. Murphy, Navigator, 418th Squadron, 100th Bombardment Group, U.S. Army Eighth Air Force, England 1943." Remembrance of aerial combat and stratigic bombing over Europe, WWII. Plus a spiral-bound copy of correspondence and source material about the planes that were flown. Spiral-bound Paper. As New. 8.5" x 11". Privately Printed.. Paperback. As New. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Tibet, Tibet, French, Patrick
70 French, Patrick Tibet, Tibet
New York Alfed A. Knopf 2003 1400041007 / 9781400041008 First American Edition. Hardcover As New As New 
New York: Alfed A. Knopf, 2003 New York: Alfed A. Knopf, 2003 325 pp with 3 maps. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is clean and bright,undamaged, not price-clipped 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.. First American Edition.. Hardcover. As New/As New. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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71 Fry, Roger Giovanni Bellini
New York Ursus Press 1995 1883145031 / 9781883145033 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good + 
New York: Ursus Press, 1995 66 pp of text followed by 24 B&W plates. A contempory reprinting of Fry's 1901 monograph on Bellini which was instrumental in reinterpreting and re-evaluating his art for twentieth century audiences. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Black cloth boards with silver-stamped titles are clean and undamaged. The DJ is clean and, bright, undamaged but with some shelfwear. In mylar jacket.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good +. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Harry Kurnitz 1908 - 1968, Gabel, Martin & Wilder, Billy
72 Gabel, Martin & Wilder, Billy Harry Kurnitz 1908 - 1968
1968 Hardcover Fine 
1968 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.. Hardcover. Fine. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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73 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 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 +.. First Edition.. Hardcover. 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
74 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
75 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. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hardcover. As New/As New. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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76 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 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 American Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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77 Gibson, Ian Frederico Garcia Lorca A Life
Pantheon Books 1990 0679774017 / 9780679774013 1st Pantheon Edition Paperback Very Good 
Pantheon Books, 1990 552 pps. plus frontispiece photo and 16 pages of b/w photos. Also contains sewveral b/w line drawings. Text clean, bright, tight and unmarked. Front cover has a scuffed area; otherwise near fine, with an attachment advertising the movie: The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca. An acclaimed biography of the Spanish poet, playwright and homosexual political activist who was executed during the Spanish Civil War.. 1st Pantheon Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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78 Gibson, Ian Frederico Garcia Lorca A Life
Pantheon Books 1990 0679774017 / 9780679774013 1st Pantheon Edition Paperback Very Good 
Pantheon Books, 1990 552 pps. plus frontispiece photo and 16 pages of b/w photos. Also contains sewveral b/w line drawings. Text clean, bright, tight and unmarked. Front cover has a scuffed area; otherwise near fine, with an attachment advertising the movie: The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca. An acclaimed biography of the Spanish poet, playwright and homosexual political activist who was executed during the Spanish Civil War.. 1st Pantheon Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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79 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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80 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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