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61 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.
62 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
63 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
64 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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65 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
66 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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67 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
68 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
69 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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70 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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71 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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72 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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73 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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74 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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75 Gold, Arthur and Robert Fizdale Misia the Life of Misia Sert
Alfred A. Knopf 1980 0394487109 / 9780394487106 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good Good 
Alfred A. Knopf, 1980 337 pps.plus 16 color plates and 16 b/w plates. Text clean, bright, tight andunmarked. Textured off-white cloth cover with gold stamping very good. DJ sunned inside and but shows only minor wear.. 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Cary Grant: An Unauthorized Biographyl, Govani, Albert
76 Govani, Albert Cary Grant: An Unauthorized Biographyl
Chicago Henry Regnery 1971 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Chicago: Henry Regnery, 1971 233 pp with 24 B&W plates and a filmography of Grant's pictures to date of publication. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Gift inscription on front endpapers. Textured red leatherette boards with gold-stamped titles are clean and unfaded. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Marion Davies, Guiles, Fred Lawrence
77 Guiles, Fred Lawrence Marion Davies
McGraw Hill 1972 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
McGraw Hill, 1972 xii, 419 pp. with 48 sepia plates. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Decorative paper-covered boards are clean and undamaged, a little bumped at extremities. Dust jacket is intact, price-clipped.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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78 Gussow, Mel Don't Say Yes Until I Finish Talking
Da Capo 1971 Paperback Good No Jacket 
Da Capo, 1971 Da Capo, 1971 Biography of Darryl Zanuck, legendary head of Twentieth century Fox Studio. Text is clean, tight, unmarked. Covers are rubbed, bumped, one dogear. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.. Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Letters of E.B. White, Guth, Dorothy Lobrano (ed.)
79 Guth, Dorothy Lobrano (ed.) The Letters of E.B. White
Harper & Row 1976 006014601X / 9780060146016 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Poor 
Harper & Row, 1976 686 pp. Text is tight, unmarked and clean except for a little darkening of page corners. DJ is somewhat tattered. In mylar jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Poor. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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80 H. St. John Philby Forty Years in the Wilderness
London Robert Hale Ltd 1957 Hardcover Good Good 
London: Robert Hale Ltd, 1957 London: Robert Hale Ltd, 1957 xvi, 272 pp with 37 B&W plates and one map. Harry St. John Philby, classical scholar, linguist, diplomat, explorer was awarded the Founders Medal of the Royal Geographic Society in 1920 and was the first to be awarded the Sir Richard Burton Memorial medal by the Royal Asiatic Society. He was the first European to visit the southern Arabian Province of Najd; he had crossed the Arabian Penninsula and in 1932 crossed the Rub' al Khali. This book is the third installment of his autobiography. Text is clean and unmarked, table of contents papge is loose. Blue cloth boards with gold-stamped titles are clean and bright, DJ has considerable edgewear. Now in protective mylar. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.. Hardcover. Good/Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 98.00 USD
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