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Shot in the Heart, Gilmore, Mikal
201 Shot in the Heart
Gilmore, Mikal
New York Doubleday 1994 0385422938 / 9780385422932 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean photo illustrated boards with red title box on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 403 pp. Unchipped clear dustjacket with printed author's name on front panel, descriptive text on front and rear flaps and rear panel. Very light rubbing to jacket. Written by Mikal Gilmore, brother of Gary Gilmore, infamous murderer who was executed by firing squad in Utah in 1977. The story of the dysfunctional Gilmore family, and how it came to ruin. 018565

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202 Katherine Anne Porter - A Life
Givner, Joan
Simon & Schuster 1982 0-671-43207-9 / 9780671432072 First Edition Cloth Bds Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
572 pgs. Very clean pink boards with maroon cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. Binding tight & square. Small P/O inscription on front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. Pages clean and bright. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, with hint of slight slight sunning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.Biography. 000365

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John Glenn: A Memoir, Glenn, John with Nick Taylor
203 John Glenn: A Memoir
Glenn, John with Nick Taylor
New York Bantam Books 1999 0-553-11074-8 / 9780553110746 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Dark blue boards with blue spine, silver lettering on spine. A few very faint water spots to front board, hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 422 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, no fading. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 015537

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Margaret Bourke-White: A Biography, Goldberg, Vickie
204 Margaret Bourke-White: A Biography
Goldberg, Vickie
New York Harper & Row 1986 0-06-015513-2 / 9780060155131 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with full number line on copyright page. Clean black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 426 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with 1" closed edge tear at upper front spine corner, soft vertical crease to spine. Photographs of Margaret Bourke-White on front and rear panels. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Large 8vo. Biography. 016393

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205 Watermelon Summer
Golden, Jeffrey
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1971 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean red boards decorated with watermelon seeds, green cloth spine with white lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean red endpapers, no names, writing or marks. 152 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with light superficial rubbing and one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new mylar cover. Harvard drop-out goes to work at a black cooperative farm in Georgia. 010706

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The Boxer Rebellion and Other Tales, Goldman, Joel
206 The Boxer Rebellion and Other Tales
Goldman, Joel
New York Donald I. Fine, Inc. 1988 1556111053 / 9781556111051 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean orange boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 265 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no fading, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The candid, unabashed memoirs of a dedicated veterinarian. Joel Goldman manages to learn as much about thehuman animals who bring himtheir pets and livestock as he does his patients. And he writes about these animals--man and beast alike--with insight, wit and unfailing good grace. 025417

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207 Sketch Me, Berta Hummel!
Gonsalva, Sister M.
St. Meinrad, Indiana Grail Publications 1951 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 94 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of the artist-nun whose love of children and their innocence will forever be remembered as long as there are Hummel cards and figurines. Illustrated with photographs and works of the artist Berta Hummel. 012228

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Africa in My Blood, Goodall, Jane
208 Africa in My Blood
Goodall, Jane
New York Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2000 0395854040 / 9780395854044 First Edition, First Printing Trade Cloth Very Good + Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Beige/gray paper covered boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers. No previous owner markings. Illustrated with photographs. 386 pages with index. Clean jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (28.00 on front inside flap), no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022652

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T.S. Eliot: An Imperfect Life, Gordon, Lyndall
209 T.S. Eliot: An Imperfect Life
Gordon, Lyndall
New York W. W. Norton & Company 1998 0393047288 / 9780393047288 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean charcoal gray boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 721 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024463

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210 The Incredible Marquis: Alexandre Dumas
Gorman, Herbert
New York Farrar & Rinehart 1929 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
466 pgs. VG+ Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on spine. Some light wear at top & bottom spine corners. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates inside. Frontis portrait of Alexandre Dumas. 9-1/2" x 6-1/4". Biography. 003666

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211 The Death Merchant: The Rise and Fall of Edwin P. Wilson
Goulden, Joseph C.
New York Simon & Schuster 1984 0-671-49341-8 / 9780671493417 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean black boards with black cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Remainder mark on bottom page edges. No names, writing or bookplates. 455 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has some edge chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new mylar cover. The story of the master dealer in illicit arms, Edwin P. Wilson; multi-million dollar weapons deals, CIA intrigue, international terrorism. 8vo. True Crime. 009844

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Talbot Mundy Messenger of Destiny, Grant, Donald M.
212 Talbot Mundy Messenger of Destiny
Grant, Donald M.
West Kingston, RI Donald M. Grant Pub Inc 1983 0937986461 / 9780937986462 First edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with "First Published 1983" on copyright page. Clean blue-black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 253 pgs. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean original dustjacket designed by Ned Dameron is not price clipped, no tears, has one tiny v-shaped chip at top right corner near flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A biography of the prolific and mysterious author, Talbot Mundy, author of such books as "King of the Khyber Rifles", Tros of Samothrace", "Purple Pirate." Provides newly revealed information about the author, white providing bibliographical material for the collector-enthusiast. 018286

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Teresa or Her Demon Lover, Gray, Austin K.
213 Teresa or Her Demon Lover
Gray, Austin K.
New York Scribners 1945 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped jacket. "A" indicating first printing appears on copyright page. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Fading to top spine edge and small line of fading just below center of spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Frank R. Stone with kind regards from Austin K. Gray - Nov. 9, 1945." Illustrated with black and white plates. 385 pages with index. Colorfully illustrated jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has up to 1/2" chipping at top spine edge, narrow ragged chip at spine center, edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The biography of Te3resa Guiccioli, the last of Lord Byron's "ladies." Their love affair lasted over four years, four times as long as any of Byron's other alliances -- and was terminated only by his sailing for Greece to meet his death at Missolonghi. 022847

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214 Duty: A Father, His Son, and the Man Who Won the War
Greene, Bob
William Morrow 1985 0-380-97849-0 / 9780380978496 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean dark blue boards with beige cloth spine, blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. AS NEW. Clean, crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A son returns home to Ohio and learns about the life of his dying father from the man who piloted the Enola Gay. 8vo. World War II. 005943

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The Other Man: Conversations with Graham Greene, Greene, Graham; Allain Marie-Francoise
215 The Other Man: Conversations with Graham Greene
Greene, Graham; Allain Marie-Francoise
New York Simon And Schuster 1983 067144767X / 9780671447670 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Trade Edition, with full number line on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean gray boards with clean blue cloth spine, white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Blind-stamped previous owner circular embossment on front free endpaper; no other marks. 176 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (13.95 on front inside flap), no chips, two 1" closed tears at top front panel edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author Graham Greene discusses his life with French author Allain Marie-Francoise, commenting on his own work and creating an intriguing self-portrait of this prolific and talented author. 020413

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Bucolic Bull - Fun on a Farm in Australia, Gregory, Cedric E.
216 Bucolic Bull - Fun on a Farm in Australia
Gregory, Cedric E.
Smithtown, NY Exposition Press 1982 0-682-49892-0 / 9780682498920 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition, in original unclipped jacket, with review sheet laid in. Clean yellow cloth boards with crisp black lettering on spine. Very light bumping to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 146 pgs. Review sheet laid in. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight fading to spine and margins of back panel, short closed tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A serio-comic account of a "gentleman farmer's" tribulations in the countryside of Australia. 018392

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217 I Remember Lindbergh
Grierson, John
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1977 0-15-238895-8 / 9780152388959 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
192 pgs. Fine in Nr Fine DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Very clean and tight blue cloth book with gold lettering on spine. No names or writing inside. Clean, bright dustjacket with one tiny closed tear at top edge, not price clipped.Biography. 002990

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218 The Man Who Invented Hollywood: The Autobiography of D. W. Griffith
Griffith, D. W. (Edited and Annotated By James Hart - Foreword By Frank Capra)
Louisville, KY Touchstone Publishing 1972 0-87963-001-9 / 9780879630010 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean white cloth boards (hint of edge browning) with black & white photographs on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square. Clean black endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 170 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is very lightly soiled, not price clipped, but has some closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. No printing stated. A memoir and some notes, including the unfinished autobiography of the film master. 8-1/2 x 11". 009545

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In Her Own Right: The Life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Griffith, Elisabeth
219 In Her Own Right: The Life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Griffith, Elisabeth
U.S.A. Oxford University Press 1984 0195034406 / 9780195034400 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean dust jacket. Orange boards with black cloth spine, black lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 268 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small corner price clip on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024263

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Talking with Michener, Grobel, Lawrence
220 Talking with Michener
Grobel, Lawrence
University Press Of Mississippi 1999 1578061393 / 9781578061396 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with darker black faux leather spine with gold lettering. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright (small remainder dot on bottom page edges). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 269 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024385

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