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81 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
82 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
83 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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84 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.)
85 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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86 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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China to Me, Hahn, Emily
87 Hahn, Emily China to Me
Philadelphia The Blakeston Company 1944 Hardcover Fair No Jacket 
Philadelphia: The Blakeston Company, 1944 429 pp. An early reprint of Emily Hahn's autobiography of her remarkable life in China during the Second World War, first published by Doubleday. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Blue boards are clean and square but rubbed on spine ends. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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88 Hahn, Emily China to Me
Philadelphia Doubleday Doran 1945 Hardcover Good Minus No Jacket 
Philadelphia: Doubleday Doran, 1945 429 pp. f Emily Hahn's autobiography of her remarkable life in China during the Second World War, first published by Doubleday. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Front hinge is cracked but holding. red cloth boards are clean and undamaged save for light bumping to extremities. A confortable reading copy. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hard Cover. Good Minus/No Jacket. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Hammersteins a Musical Theatre Family, Hammerstein, Oscar Andrew
89 Hammerstein, Oscar Andrew The Hammersteins a Musical Theatre Family
Black Dog & Leventhal 2010 1579128467 / 9781579128463 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine 
Black Dog & Leventhal, 2010 236 pp with B&W and color illustrations on every page. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Dust jacket is bright and undamaged. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Ricasoli and the Risorgimento in Tuscany, Hancock, W.K.
90 Hancock, W.K. Ricasoli and the Risorgimento in Tuscany
New York Howard Fertig 1969 First Thus. Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket 
New York: Howard Fertig, 1969 320 pp with portrarit of author frontis and three dditional B&W plates. An new edition of the original 1926 publication. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Black cloth boards are clean and undamaged. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Thus.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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91 Harris, Jed A Dance on the High Wire
New York Crown 1979 0517539217 / 9780517539217 Hardcover Good Good + 
New York: Crown, 1979 New York: Crown, 1979 Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is bumped at edges, lightly scuffed and yellowed. Hard Cover. Good/Good +.. Hardcover. Good/Good +. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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92 Helfand, Sol The Saga of Sol Helfand: 80 Years of Adventure, Romance, Mystery, and Travel (plus a Wee Bit of pain)
Self-published 2002 Paperback Very Good Signed
Self-published, 2002 96 pp with B&W photos in text. A family history with an account of the Normandy landing on D-Day. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. By Author on Tables of Contents Page. Soft Cover. Very Good. Privately Printed. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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S.J. Perelman a Life, Herrmann, Dorothy
93 Herrmann, Dorothy S.J. Perelman a Life
Simon & Schuster 1986 0671641999 / 9780671641993 Paperback As New 
Simon & Schuster, 1986 Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are flawless.. Soft Cover. As New. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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94 Hicks, Frank Memoirs of an Antique/Junk Dealer
Quebec, Canada F. Hicks Publishing 2012 0988021102 / 9780988021105 1st Edition. Paperback Fair 
Quebec, Canada: F. Hicks Publishing, 2012 Quebec, Canada: F. Hicks Publishing, 2012 157 pgs. Text clean, tight and unmarked. Some color photographs. Cover shows wear. 1st Edition. Trade Paperback. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.. 1st Edition.. Paperback. Fair. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Ascent: Two Lives Explored The Autobiographies of Sir Edmund and Peter Hillary, Hillary, Peter;Hillary, Edmund
95 Hillary, Peter;Hillary, Edmund Ascent: Two Lives Explored The Autobiographies of Sir Edmund and Peter Hillary
New York, New York, U.S.A. Doubleday 1986 0385198310 / 9780385198318 First American Edition. Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Doubleday, 1986 223 pp with three maps and twelve color plates. Two men offer two books in one as they interweave their separate impressions of the fascinating lives they have lived with and apart from one another. text is clean, tight and unmarked. Dark blue paper boards are a little bumped at spine ends. Dust jacket is clean and bright with some fraying to spine ends and one chip missing. In protective mylar wrapper.. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Lytton Strachey A Critical Biography Vols l & Ll, Holroyd, Michael
96 Holroyd, Michael Lytton Strachey A Critical Biography Vols l & Ll
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1968 First Edition. Hardcover Fine No Jacket as Published 
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1968 New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1968 Two volumes slipcased .Vol 1, "The Unknown Years 1880 - 1910" , xvii, 475 pp with a frontpiece color portrait of Strachey in Volume I plus twenty-four plates, a chart of the Strachey family tree and an index. In Vol ll, ,"The Years of Achievement 1910 - 1932", xii, 720 pp plus bibliography and index to both volumes. the frontpiece is a portrait of Strachey by Vanessa Bell plus 28 additional plates Text is immaculate, apparently unread. Black cloth boards with a silver cartouche are clean, bright, undamaged. Spine shows very light rubbing.Pictorial slipcase has some rubbing and soil top and bottom but is undamaged. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine/No Jacket as Published. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.. First Edition.. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket as Published. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 39.00 USD
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Nicolaus Copernicus, Hoyle, Fred
97 Hoyle, Fred Nicolaus Copernicus
Harper & Row 1973 0060119713 / 9780060119713 First U.S. Edition. Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Harper & Row, 1973 94 pp with 6 plates and 21 diagrams. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Dust jacket is bright and undamaged, not price-clipped, not ex=libe.. First U.S. Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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98 Hunt, John Dixon The Wider Sea: Life of John Ruskin
U.S.A. Littlehampton Book Services Ltd 1982 0460045474 / 9780460045476 Hardcover Very Good Plus Very Good Plus 
U.S.A.: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd, 1982 xvi, 512 pp with 24 B&W plates. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Bige paper boards with brown cloth quarter-binding are clea, bumped at extremities. DJ is bright and undamaged, now in protective mylar. #001929. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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99 Hyde, H. Montgomery John Law the History of an Honest Adventurer
Netherlands Home & Van Thal 1948 Presumed First. Hardcover Good Fair 
Netherlands: Home & Van Thal, 1948 204 pps. plus 4 b/w plates.Text clean, tight, heavily toned but unmarked. Yellow cloth-bound boards with black type on spine show minor wear and are Good. Grey DJ with red type and black border good but toned around perimeter with some minor paper loss at edge. The title on the DJ tells the tale: "The Amazing Story of John Law Scottish financier and Gambler." In protective mylar.. Presumed First.. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 6" x 9.5". Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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The Secret Diaries of Harold L. Ickes 3 Volumes, Ickes, Harold L.
100 Ickes, Harold L. The Secret Diaries of Harold L. Ickes 3 Volumes
Simon and Schuster 1954 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Simon and Schuster, 1954 Simon and Schuster, 1954 Vol 1, 738 pp,"The FirstThousand Days 1933 -1936" clean,tight and unmarked save that the author's portrait from the dust jacket has been pasted to the front endpaper along with the dustflap synopsis. Volume 2, 1954 "The Inside Struggle 1936 - 1939," 729 pp condition VG, no DJ. Volume 3, "The Lowering Clouds 1939 - 1941," 695 pp. condition VG minus, text is clean, tight and unmarked, front hinge tender, dustflap synopsis pasted to rear endpapers, spine has some loss of shiny coating. A candid assessment of the individuals surrounding FDR during the New Deal and the leadup to World War Two. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 68.00 USD
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