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61 Picture Palace
Theroux, Paul
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1978 0-395-26475-8 / 9780395264751 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers--no names, writing or marks. 359 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has some edgewear at top of spine, one 1/4" closed tear at top center of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 010460

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Witches of Eastwick, Updike, John
62 The Witches of Eastwick
Updike, John
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1984 0-394-53760-2 / 9780394537603 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean purple cloth boards with bright metallic lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean black top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 307 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with one short closed edge tear at top of rear panel (just under 1"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Made into a motion picture in 1987 starring Jack Nicholson, Cher, and Michele Pfeiffer. 8vo. Fiction. 017309

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Bishop Murder Case, Van Dine, S. S.
63 The Bishop Murder Case
Van Dine, S. S.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1929 Photoplay edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap photoplay edition in clean illustrated dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with green lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with scenes from the MGM motion picture. Complete with clean fold-out illustrations in excellent condition. 349 pages. Dust jacket is clean and bright, has edge wear and small corner chips; scenes from the film on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023313

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Canary Murder Case, Van Dine, S. S.
64 The Canary Murder Case
Van Dine, S. S.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1927 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Photoplay edition in original jacket. Clean black cloth boards with green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece is black and white still from the Paramount motion picture, a scene with William Powell standing by an open closet with clothing strewn on the floor. Illustrated with additional film scenes and drawings (floor plans). 343 pages. Clean dustjacket, with gorgeous portrait of William Powell as Philo Vance on rear panel. A little wear and very tiny chips at top and bottom spine edges, slight wear to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A Broadway singer is strangled and her jewelry is stolen, her apartment ransacked. Philo Vance is invited to aid his friend Markham, the district attorney, and Sgt. Heath of the Homicide bureau in their efforts to discover the murderer. 021969

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The Trial of Mary Dugan, Veiller, Bayard
65 The Trial of Mary Dugan
Veiller, Bayard
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1928 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Photoplay edition in original dust jacket. From the play by Bayard Veiller, with scenes from the MGM motion picture with Norma Shearer. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 335 pages + 8 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacket is clean, but reinforced at some edges with clear tape, one 2" closed tear at top left of front panel near spine fold edge, also reinforced with clear tape. Circular photo of Norma Shearer on back panel of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021340

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Payoff, Veraldi, Attilio
66 The Payoff
Veraldi, Attilio
Harper & Row 1978 0-06-014493-9 / 9780060144937 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean green boards with beige cloth spine, green 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. 234 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with several closed edge tears to which tape has been applied by previous owner. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. a huge best seller in Italy and a major United Artists motion picture, The Payoff is in the best tradition of the American detective novel, transported to the streets of Naples, Italy. 8vo. Mystery. 012405

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Bridges of Madison County, Waller, Robert James
67 The Bridges of Madison County
Waller, Robert James
New York Warner Books 1992 0-446-51652-X / 9780446516525 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, "First Printing April 1992" on copyright page with full number line: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Very clean tan/gray boards with green spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, hint of slightest superficial surface wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean tan/gray endpapers with no names, writing or marks. 171 pgs. Clean crisp dustjacket is not price clipped (14.95 at top corner of front inside flap), no tears, no wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Produced as a highly successful motion picture starring Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep (with Eastwood directing), one of the great romances of our time.Waller 17469

Price: 100.00 USD
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THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, Waller, Robert James
68 THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
Waller, Robert James
New York Warner Books 1992 044651652X / 9780446516525 First Hardcover Near Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition ("First Printing, April 1992" with full number line), in clean unchipped, unclipped jacket. Clean beige boards with green spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Corners are sharp, no bumping; hint of bumping at top and bottom spine edges. Clean tan endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 171 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (14.95 on front inside flap/17.95 Canada), no chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A romance between a world-class photographer and an Iowa farm wife, made into a hugely successful movie in 1995 starring Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep. 019292

Price: 100.00 USD
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How to Sleep on a Camel Adventures of a Documentary Film Director, Webster, Nicholas
69 How to Sleep on a Camel Adventures of a Documentary Film Director
Webster, Nicholas
Jefferson, NC and London McFarland & Co Inc Pub 1997 0786403497 / 9780786403493 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, inscribed and SIGNED by author. Very clean unfaded brown cloth boards with bright gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, inscribed and signed by author: "To Chuck - Perhaps this will be a look at a road not taken - Best, Nicholas Webster." Illustrated with black & white photographs. 216 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, has one 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of one man's adventures as he travels the world making documentary films. The cast of characters includes: President John F. Kennedy, Indira Gandhi, Orson Welles, Walter Cronkite, Simone deBeauvoir, Simone Signoret, Elizabeth Taylor, Pope John XXIII and more. Written by one of the eminent talents of the documentary medium. 017758

Price: 65.00 USD
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70 Meanwhile (The Picture of a Lady)
Wells, H. G.
New York George H. Doran 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine (lettering somewhat dimmed). Two corners lightly bumped. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names or writing inside. 320 pgs. 8vo. Novel. 006131

Price: 15.00 USD
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71 Meanwhile (The Picture of a Lady)
Wells, H. G.
New York George H. Doran 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with blind-stamped author's name 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. 320 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 012393

Price: 15.00 USD
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Amateurs at War - The American Soldier in Action, Williams, Ben Ames
72 Amateurs at War - The American Soldier in Action
Williams, Ben Ames
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with dark blue lettering and line and star decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Edited by Ben Ames Williams. 498 pages with sources. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has light dust soiling, a few very tiny edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collection of fighting tales, told first hand soon after action, giving a stirring picture of the American in action: what the soldier thinks, how he acts, how he talks about it afterward. From John Paul Jones's own story of his capture of the Serapis to John Hersey's description of jungle fighting on Guadalcanal. 022288

Price: 50.00 USD
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Water Dog: Revolutionary Rapid Training Method, Wolters, Richard A.
73 Water Dog: Revolutionary Rapid Training Method
Wolters, Richard A.
New York Dutton 1964 0525247343 / 9780525247340 Later printing Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean book in clean bright unclipped dust jacket. Blue boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with photographs. Introduction by Art Smith. 179 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Complete training procedures step by step in picture sequence - the first book written for the person with limited time who wants to train a working reriever fast and who wants to train it himself, taking into consideration the mental development of the dog. It's written with humor and fun--for you and your dog. 026056

Price: 22.00 USD
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Beau Geste, Wren, P. C.
74 Beau Geste
Wren, P. C.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1926 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Photoplay edition in orginal dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with black title box on cover, black lettering on spine. Clean, with very light speckling. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers; some dust speckling to text block edges. No previous owner markings. Illustrated with scenes from the photoplay directed by Herbert Brenon starring Ronald Colman (A Paramount Picture). 418 pages. Dustjacket with wraparound color illustration has shallow chips at top and bottom spine edges, a few small chips to edges of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021622

Price: 40.00 USD
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Beau Sabreur, Wren, P.C.
75 Beau Sabreur
Wren, P.C.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1927 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Photoplay edition in color illustrated original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and place neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper; small date, 1/17/28, on rear fixed endpaper. 370 pgs. Illustrated with scenes from the Paramount motion picture. Clean color illustrated dustjacket with wrap-around scene has very shallow chipping at top spine edge (under 1/4"), slight wear to front spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018962

Price: 65.00 USD
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