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81 Govani, Albert Cary Grant: An Unauthorized Biographyl
Chicago Henry Regnery 1971 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
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. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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82 Guiles, Fred Lawrence Marion Davies
McGraw Hill 1972 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
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. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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83 Gussow, Mel Don't Say Yes Until I Finish Talking
Da Capo 1971 Paperback Good No Jacket 
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. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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84 Guth, Dorothy Lobrano (ed.) The Letters of E.B. White
Harper & Row 1976 006014601X / 9780060146016 First Hard Cover Very Good Poor Jacket 
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. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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85 H. St. John Philby Forty Years in the Wilderness
London Robert Hale Ltd 1957 Hardcover Good Good Jacket 
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. 
Price: 98.00 USD
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86 Hahn, Emily China to Me
Philadelphia The Blakeston Company 1944 Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 
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. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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87 Hahn, Emily China to Me
Philadelphia Doubleday Doran 1945 Hard Cover Good Minus No Jacket 
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. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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88 Hammerstein, Oscar Andrew The Hammersteins a Musical Theatre Family
Black Dog & Leventhal 2010 1579128467 / 9781579128463 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
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. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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89 Hancock, W.K. Ricasoli and the Risorgimento in Tuscany
New York Howard Fertig 1969 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 
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. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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90 Harris, Jed A Dance on the High Wire
New York Crown 1979 0517539217 / 9780517539217 Hardcover Good Good + Jacket 
New York: Crown, 1979 Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is bumped at edges, lightly scuffed and yellowed. Hard Cover. Good/Good +. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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91 Helfand, Sol The Saga of Sol Helfand: 80 Years of Adventure, Romance, Mystery, and Travel (plus a Wee Bit of pain)
Self-published 2002 Soft Cover Very Good Signed
Privately Printed. 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. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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92 Herrmann, Dorothy S.J. Perelman a Life
Simon & Schuster 1986 0671641999 / 9780671641993 Soft Cover As New 
Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are flawless. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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93 Hicks, Frank Memoirs of an Antique/Junk Dealer
Quebec, Canada F. Hicks Publishing 2012 0988021102 / 9780988021105 First Paperback Fair 
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. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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94 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 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
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. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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95 Hogan, Pendleton Lunch with Mrs. Keyes a Short Biography of Frances Parkinson Keyes
New Orleans The Keyes Foundation 1992 First Softcover Near Fine 
6" x 8.25" 57 pps. with some b/w photographs and additonal ephemera via the Beauregard-Keyes House. Text clean, tight, bright and unmarked. Pale yellow paper cover with b/w photograph is excellent. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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96 Holroyd, Michael Lytton Strachey A Critical Biography Vols l & Ll
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1968 First Hardcover Fine No Jacket as Published Jacket 
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. 
Price: 39.00 USD
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97 Hoyle, Fred Nicolaus Copernicus
Harper & Row 1973 0060119713 / 9780060119713 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
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. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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98 Hunt, Caroline L. The Life of Ellen H. Richards 1842-1911
Washington , DC American Home Economics Association 1958 First Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket 
5.5" x 8" 19, 202 pps. Text is clean, tight, bright and unmarked. Green cloth-covered boards with black printing clean and undamaaged. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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99 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 Jacket 
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. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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100 Hyde, H. Montgomery John Law the History of an Honest Adventurer
Netherlands Home & Van Thal 1948 First Hardcover Good Fair Jacket 
6" x 9.5" 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. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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