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1 Borge, Victor and Sherman, Robert Victor Borge's My Favorite Comedies in Music
Franklin Watts 1980 Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
The book is in very good condition with minor wear and soiling. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, has minor foxing/soiling. ; Enjoy the comedy and musical insight of the sublime Victor Borge! This would make a special gift for your favorite funny pianist. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 150 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 16.99 USD
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2 Chevalier, Maurice I Remember it Well
The MacMillan Company 1970 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
The book is in good plus condition with two dates penned on the endpaper on the back of the front board and a pasted newsclipping from The Chicago Daily News on Chevalier's worsening condition in a Paris hospital dated December 27, 1971. Additionally, the book has numerous ink underlines of text (all neatly done with a straight-edge). The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in very good condition with slight edgewear and tanning. ; This book provides a window into what Chevalier lived through and learned as he turned eighty years old including his struggles during his Eightieth Birthday Tour. He provides recollections on both childhood and his years entertaining as well. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 221 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 49.99 USD
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3 Clemens, Cyril The Man from Missouri A Biography of Harry S. Truman
Webster News Times 1945 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Stated first edition. Some wear and spotting on blue boards. Good, clean copy. If you would like pictures, contact us. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 184 pages 
Price: 14.99 USD
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4 D'Haussonville, Vicomte The Salon of Madame Decker (Volumes 1 and 2 Complete)
Chapman & Hall, Limited 1882 Hardcover Very Good- 
This book is in very good minus condition with slight shelf wear and slight edgewear to the top and bottom spine edges and bottom corners. Also, the black paper on the front gutters of both books has worn partially through exposing the mesh beneath. However, the bindings in both books are tight. I have covered both books in Brodart non-adhesive film -- no tape on boards or books. ; From the 1882 Atlantic Monthly review: "M. D'HAUSSONVILLE has won an honorable reputation by his earlier workson Charities and Penal Establishments, and by essays on Sainte - Beuve and certain French, English, and American literary celebrities. He now offers a work drawn from the unpublished and hitherto unread treasures gathered together at Coppet, the home of his ancestors, the Neckers, of their famousdaughter, Mme. De Stael, and also of his nearer relatives, the De Broglies . . . " These volumes present a fascinating glimpse of a slice of 17th century French history. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 54.99 USD
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5 Dooley M. D. , Thomas A, The Night They Burned the Mountain
Farrar, Straus & Cudahy 1960 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Good+ in Good dust jacket 
This book is in good shape with minor shelf wear to board edges and some foxing and tanning to interior pages. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good shape with edge wear and minor tears. ; This inspirational book tells of Dr. Dooley's second trip to Laos to found a hospital at the time the Communist fighters were entering the country. This was during the time Dooley was fighting his own cancer. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Dooley, Agnes W. Promises to Keep The Life of Dr. Thomas Dooley
Farrar, Straus and Cudahy 1962 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket 
This book is in good shape with board edges slightly faded/discolored, minor page tanning, and an owners name penned on front endpaper. The DJ , now protected in a poly cover, is in better than fair shape with significant edgewear, chipping and some tears. ; Dr. Tom Dooley was a remarkable man who took care of many people in Vietnam and Laos and was tragically struck down early in life by illness. This book is by his mother. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages 
Price: 7.50 USD
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7 Goldwater, Barry The Conscience of a Conservative
Victor Publishing Company 1960 First Edition; Third Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
This iconic book has no significant condition issues. The DJ, now with a mylar cover, has some wear and fading but still bright and whole. Please contact us for pictures if you wish. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 7.50 USD
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8 Harris, Frank Oscar Wilde His Life and Confessions With My Memories of Oscar Wilde by Bernard Shaw (32 Pages)
Brentano's 1916 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
This book is in very good minus condition with slight shelf wear, a small puncture in the cloth spine board and small ragged edges and tears to some bottom pages due to manufacturing error related to bottom facing pages being uncut along bottom. ; You are buying Volume 2 of the two volume edition of the Oscar Wilde biography by Frank Harris. The book is bright and clean and features a photograph of Wilde with Lord Alfred Douglas. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 20.99 USD
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9 Hayes, Helen with Dody, Sanford On Reflection An Autobiography
M. Evans & Company 1968 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good Signed by Author
This is a fantastic slipcased, numbered first edition of Helen Hayes's autobiography. This is number 54 of 1000 and Helen Hayes has autographed it. The book is maroon cloth and we could detect no flaws. The slipcase has a couple of small spots on one side and wear along the edges where the book slides in, but it is very solid. I would grade it G - . This is extremely special and would make a great gift for the right person. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 253 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 68.00 USD
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10 Hays, Will Jr. Come Home with Me Now The Untold Story of Movie Czar Will Hayes by His Son
Guild Press of Indiana 1993 1-878208-21-7 / 9781878208217 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
The book is inscribed to a reader and signed by the author and is in very good shape. The DJ, now protected in a mylar cover, is very good as well with a couple of specks near the bottom back of it. ; Not included in the page count are several pages of pictures of movie stars Hayes worked with including Shirley Temple, Mary Pickford, and William Powell. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 342 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 29.00 USD
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11 Hepburn, Katherine Me Stories of My Life
1992 0-679-40051-6 / 9780679400516 First Edition; Tenth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Excellent condition! ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 420 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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12 Hooton, Barbara Guestward Ho! Indiscreetly Confided to Patrick Dennis
The Vanguard Press 1956 Fourth Printing Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
This book is in good shape with minor edgewear and a bumped top corner. Additionally there is an owner Christmas inscription on the front endpaper. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, has edgewear and minor soiling/foxing and wrinkling. ; What happens when a city girl moves with her husband to a dude ranch in New Mexico? Read this and you'll see. As always, please contact us for pictures! ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 270 pages 
Price: 9.99 USD
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13 Kilmeade, Brian The Games Do Count
Reganbooks 2004 0-06-073673-9 / 9780060736736 First Edition; Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
The book is very good condition and the DJ, now protected in a mylar cover, along the edge and corners of the front board. ; This book lays out the impact organized sports had on politicians, celebrities, and other prominent people. The book is organized with a chapter on each individual. Included, along with many others, are Gerald Ford, John Kerry, George H. W. Bush, Jack Welch, and James Brown. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 326 pages 
Price: 6.00 USD
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14 Lazarus, Mary A Tale of Two Brothers Charles Dickens's Sons in Australia
Angus & Robertson Publishers 1973 First Edition Hardcover Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
This book is in good plus condition with shelf wear, particurlarly on front top edge of boards and slight cloth soiling. The book would easily grade to very good without the shelf wear issue. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in very good minus shape with the price clipped out, minor wear, edge wrinkling, and edge rubbing. ; This edition is probably British or Australian -- I cannot be definitive because the price is clipped on the jacket but the publisher information points to this conclusion. This is the account of Alfred and Edward Dickens who emigrated to Australia with much less success than their renowned father. This book provides an interesting postscript to all the writing and analysis surrounding Charles Dickens's life. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 220 pages 
Price: 39.99 USD
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15 Leaming, Barbara Katherine Hepburn
Crown Publishers 1995 0-517-59284-3 / 9780517592847 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
The book and the dust jacket are in excellent condition. Excellent gift for anyone interested in the actress. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 549 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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16 Lindbergh, Charles A. "We"
G. P. Putnam's Sons 1927 Hardcover Very Good- 
Slight corner and spine edge wear. Front endpaper has two creases. ; This is the 23rd impression (1927) of Lindbergh's iconic autobiography. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 318 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Merman, Ethel with Eells, George Merman - an Autobiography
Simon & Schuster 1978 0-671-22712-2 / 9780671227128 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
This book is in excellent condition with very slight DJ wear. Anyone interested in Broadway, the American Songbook, the inner workings of show business, or this iconic singer herself would enjoy this book. I have covered the DJ with a mylar cover, as usual. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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18 Miller, Merle Plain Speaking An Oral Biography of Harry S. Truman
Berkeley Publishing Company 1974 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
This best-selling biography, while popular and important because of the presidential subject, is an shining example of an oral history. Back in the '70's, school teachers assigned students the task of assembling oral histories of grandparents and important people in their lives largely because of the popularity of this book. The book is in very good shape with a very good but clipped dustjacket. As always, contact us for pictures. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 448 pages 
Price: 8.99 USD
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19 Morris, Sylvia Jukes Rage for Fame The Ascent of Clare Luce Booth
Random House 1997 0-394-57555-5 / 9780394575551 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Did you know Ms. Morris is married to famous historian/biographer Edmund Morris? No? There ya go. Little something extra for reading this. The book and DJ are in excellent shape with some slight wear on the DJ. The DJ is now encased in a mylar as are all of my DJ's. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 561 pages 
Price: 9.50 USD
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20 Mosley, Leonard Hirohito Emperor of Japan
Prentice Hall 1966 BOMC Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
This important biography explores Hirohito's role in WWII, which was not at all what many people in the twenty first century would guess. Did he even know Pearl Harbor would be attacked? What role did he have in stopping the war? This book is in very good condition and has a good DJ, slightly soiled with edge wear, that is now covered in mylar. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages 
Price: 9.99 USD
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