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A Remarkable Woman - A Biography of Katharine Hepburn, Anne Edwards
1 A Remarkable Woman - A Biography of Katharine Hepburn
Anne Edwards
New York William Morrow & Co 1989 0688045286 / 9780688045289 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean dust jacket. Clean cream boards with red cloth spine with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean red endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with wonderful photographs. 512 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Biography of one of the greatest and most enduring stars of the 20h Century. 025960

Price: 15.00 USD
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A Flask of Fields - Verbal and Visual Gems from the Films of W. C. Fields, Anobile, Richard J.
2 A Flask of Fields - Verbal and Visual Gems from the Films of W. C. Fields
Anobile, Richard J.
Darien House 1972 0-517-129647 / 9780517129647 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
272 pgs. VG in VG DJ - archival quality mylar cover Clean and tight oversize hardbound book. No names or writing inside. Clean dustjacket has two very small closed tears (1/2") one on top edge and one on bottom edge. Price-clipped. Pages and pages of wonderful black and white stills from W. C. Fields movies (over 700), as well as wonderful lines and quotes. A must for any W. C. Fields fan!Cinema. 002466

Price: 10.00 USD
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Pride and Prejudice, Austen, Jane
3 Pride and Prejudice
Austen, Jane
New York Modern Library 1995 0679601686 / 9780679601685 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) of the Modern Library edition which is "The Companion Volume to the A&E/BBC Presentation." In clean original unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 17. Clean light gray cloth boards with blind-stamped torchbearer logo on cover, bright gold stamped lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean Bernhard style decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Introduction by Anna Quindlen. 281 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024725

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Man Without a Heart, Ayres, Ruby M.
4 The Man Without a Heart
Ayres, Ruby M.
New York Grosset & Dunlap Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 207 pgs. Clean color illustrated dustjacket has small chips at corners and edges of spine, 3" closed tear at rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Circa 1920's - made into a film by the same name during 1920's. 8vo. Romance. 012378

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The Darling Buds of May, Bates, H. E.
5 The Darling Buds of May
Bates, H. E.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1958 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated "First Edition" in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean yellow-green cloth boards with small tree decoration on cover, green lettering on spine. No fraying, binding is tight, no cracking. Very slight lean. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 219 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.75 on front inside flap), slight edge wear and surface chipping. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Delightful story of an eccentric English family, the Larkins -- lusty, devil-may-care, and drunk with the fullness of life; along comes a prim civil servant whose duty is tracking down delinquent taxes, but soon he falls under their spell! Made into an excellent TV series (1991-1993) starring a very young and lovely Catherine Zeta-Jones . 022693

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Humphrey Bogart, Benchley, Nathaniel
6 Humphrey Bogart
Benchley, Nathaniel
Boston Little, Brown 1975 0316088862 / 9780316088862 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Second printing in dust jacket. Very clean black boards with black cloth spine; bright silver lettering on cover, red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean red endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with stunning photographs and movie stills. 242 pages. Photographic dust jacket is not price clipped; very slight edge wear. enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An affectionate, funny, always perceptive portrait of the society blue blood who played tough men with more style and panache than any other actor in Hollywood, before or since. 023773

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Meet Me in St. Louis, Benson, Sally
7 Meet Me in St. Louis
Benson, Sally
New York Random House 1942 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Beautiful first edition, first printing (stated "First Printing" on copyright page), in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark blue and deep red cloth boards with narrow gold horizontal stripe on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Clean red top-stained upper page edges. 290 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), clean, a little surface wear at top and bottom spine ends, very small brown tape marks near bottom of rear panel, small surface scrape at top corner of rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Amazingly hard to find in this condition -- clean, unfaded, unmarked and solid in a highly presentable original dust jacket. Basis for the film of the same name (1944) starring Judy Garland, Mary Astor, and Margaret O'Brien. In the year before the 1904 St Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York. 024115

Price: 985.00 USD
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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Berend, John
8 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Berend, John
New York Random House 1994 0679429220 / 9780679429227 Later printing Hardback Very Good Near Fine Jacket Signed
Later printing, SIGNED by author John Berend. Black paper-covered boards with black cloth spine, metalic lettering on spine. Small water stain at base of cloth spine front and back. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "John Berend." 388 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A gorgeous and haunting blend of true crime mystery and travel book that exposes Savannah, Georgia as the alluring place it has always been and will always be, not only because of the place, but because of the people. 026569

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Berendt, John
9 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Berendt, John
New York Random House 1994 0679429220 / 9780679429227 Later printing Hardback Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Later printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean dust jacket. Clean black boards with green metallic lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed "John Berendt" on a bookplate affixed to front free endpaper; publisher's "autographed copy" sticker affixed to front panel of dust jacket. 392 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has one very short closed edge tear, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026921

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Berendt, John
10 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Berendt, John
New York Random House 1994 0-679-42922-0 / 9780679429227 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
A scarce true First Edition, First Printing. Dustjacket Condition: Fine. Clean original first edition dustjacket with price of $23.00 on front inside flap is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped no fading to orange lettering. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Book Condition; Fine. Clean unfaded dark green boards with clean black cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 388 pgs. To assist in determining the first edition, first printing these are the identifying points: Dustjacket price of $23.00 on front inside flap. On page eleven, line thirty-two contains the spelling error "fmr" instead of "for." The Random House correct number line of (2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3) above first edition statement on copyright page. On rear of dustjacket - Ann Beattie is listed first. On later printings each letter of the alphabet represents an additional ten thousand printing and appears only on later printings. The first printing of this book will not contain letters or the number "1" in the number line. On later printings, the rear of dustjacket Edmund White is listed first. This is one of the most misrepresented first edition, first printing books of the 21st century. 6" x 9-1/2". Books into Film. 017242

Price: 200.00 USD
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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Berendt, John
11 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Berendt, John
New York Random House 1994 0679429220 / 9780679429227 First Hardback Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with correct number line and all correct first edition points, in clean dust jacket. Clean unfaded dark green boards with black cloth spine, metallic lettering on cover (author's initials) and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 388 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. . To assist in determining the first edition, first printing these are the identifying points: Dustjacket price of $23.00 on front inside flap. On page eleven, line thirty-two contains the spelling error "fmr" instead of "for." The Random House correct number line of (2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3) above first edition statement on copyright page. On rear of dustjacket - Ann Beattie is listed first. On later printings each letter of the alphabet represents an additional ten thousand printing and appears only on later printings. The first printing of this book will not contain letters or the number "1" in the number line. On later printings, the rear of dustjacket Edmund White is listed first. This is one of the most misrepresented first edition, first printing books of the 21st century. 023170

Price: 100.00 USD
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Friday Night Lights - A Town, a Team, and a Dream, Bissinger, H. G.
12 Friday Night Lights - A Town, a Team, and a Dream
Bissinger, H. G.
Addison Wesley Publishing Co. 1990 0201196778 / 9780201196771 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing ("First Printing, July 1990" with letter line beginning with "A"). Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 357 pgs. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears; mere hint of light surface rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Book documents the coach and players of a high school football team of Odessa, Texas and the town's obsession with the game. Made into a film in 2004 and a television series which premiered in 2006. 018507

Price: 120.00 USD
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Night in Bombay, Bromfield, Louis
13 Night in Bombay
Bromfield, Louis
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1940 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black title box on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean (slight tanning). 351 pages. Jacket has very light soiling, small corner chip at upper rear spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022628

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Da Vinci Code, Brown, Dan
14 The Da Vinci Code
Brown, Dan
New York Doubleday 2003 0385504209 / 9780385504201 First Hardback Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page and stated "First Edition"), in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black boards with gold lettering on spine. Tiny closed tear to cloth at base of spine (1/8"). Sharp, unworn corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Tiny previous owner name neatly printed at top corner of front free endpaper. No other marks. 454 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024697

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Da Vinci Code, Brown, Dan
15 The Da Vinci Code
Brown, Dan
Doubleday & Co. 2003 0-385-50420-9 / 9780385504201 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
True first edition, first printing, with number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 and April 2003 First Edition on copyright page. "DOUBLEDAY/New York London Toronto Sydney Auckland" on the title page. First Edition, First Printing points are present, including mis-spelling of "skitoma" on page 243. Very clean black boards with bright gold lettering on black cloth spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean bright endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 454 pgs. Correct first edition book size: 9 1/2" by 6 1/4" by 1 3/8". Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Slight narrow corner crease to front inside flap. Original five reviews on back panel of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A true first edition of Dan Brown's blockbuster sensation. 013886

Price: 350.00 USD
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The Da Vinci Code, Brown, Dan
16 The Da Vinci Code
Brown, Dan
New York Doubleday & Co. 2003 0-385-50420-9 / 9780385504201 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with clean black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Small bump to one corner tip; very slight surface wear at base of spine. Binding is tight, no cracking, with very slight lean. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner last name at top edge of front free endpaper. 454 pgs. April 2003 First Edition and full number line: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 on copyright page. "DOUBLEDAY/New York London Toronto Sydney Auckland" on the title page. All first edition, first printing points present, including mis-spelling of "skitoma" on pg. 243. Correct first edition book size: 9 1/2" by 6 1/4" by 1 3/8". Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, slight vertical crease to front inside flap. 015431

Price: 50.00 USD
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Hangman's House, Byrne, Donn
17 Hangman's House
Byrne, Donn
London Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, no names, writing or bookplates. 406 pgs. No publication date. Dustjacket with price on spine (3/6 net) has very light soiling, a few very small edge chips, closed edge tear on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The Playwright: "Hangman's House", was produced for Broadway in 1926. The film Hangman's House appeared in 1928 as a drama the genres silent film was set in Ireland and directed by John Ford. 8vo. Fiction. 015523

Price: 15.00 USD
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Monsieur Hulot's Holiday, Carriere, Jean-Claude
18 Monsieur Hulot's Holiday
Carriere, Jean-Claude
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1959 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Pierre Etaixx, Illustrator 
First American Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Yellow cloth boards with line drawing illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, very light soiling. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean. Clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with line drawings by Pierre Etaixx. 199 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has fading to spine, one short closed edge tear with small associated crease. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027554

Price: 25.00 USD
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Mister Moses, Catto, Max
19 Mister Moses
Catto, Max
New York William Morrow 1961 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original jacket. Marbled green boards with yellow cloth spine, black lettering on spine. Hint of fading to board edges; very light dust soiling to spine. Binding is tight & square, no bumping or wear. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 218 pp. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped, tiny closed tear at upper rear spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set in Africa, where a certain valley is soon to be flooded by the opening of a new dam--and where a District Officer is having his problems persuading the natives to leave their home for a tract of land set aside by the French government. Then Joe Moses arrives on the scene. A unique adventure ensues, as Mister Moses leads the natives on a forty-day trek through the jungle never for a moment without danger, excitement or hilarity. Made into a movie (1965) starring Robert Mitchum. 019317

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Firebrand: Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini, Cellini, Benvenuto
20 The Firebrand: Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini
Cellini, Benvenuto
New York Grosset & Dunlap Photo Play Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with dark green lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear; hint of slightest fading to lower edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean, illustrated endpapers (illustrated with stills from United Artists film). 506 pgs. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket has very shallow chipping at top spine edge, short closed tear and tiny chip at lower spine edge, a few additional tiny closed edge tears, very slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Artist, fighter, troubadour, lover, pet of popes and kings, Benvenuto Cellini, the Firebrand of the renaissance, stands out as one of the most colorful figures in all history. Made into a comedy film titled "The Affairs of Cellini" (1934) starring Fay Wray, Frank Morgan and Lucille Ball (a Lady-in-Waiting). 8vo. Biography. 015624

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