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1 Abraham Lincoln Speeches and Writings 1832-1858. Speeches, letters, and Miscellaneous Writings the Lincoln-Douglas Debates - 2 Volumes
New York Library of America 1989 0940450437 / 9780940450431 Special Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Blue leather with gilt decoration and lettering, 4 raised bands on spine, all edges gilt, ribbon marker, marbled endpapers. No real edgewear, however the gilt on front and rear covers is partially gone in some small scattered areas. Vol 1- 898 pp. Vol. 2 - 787 pp.; 8 Vo. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 Abraham Lincoln Speeches and Writings 1832-1858. Speeches, letters, and Miscellaneous Writings the Lincoln-Douglas Debates - 2 Volumes
New York Library of America 1989 0940450437 / 9780940450431 Special Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Blue leather with gilt decoration and lettering, 4 raised bands on spine, all edges gilt, ribbon marker, marbled endpapers. No real edgewear, however the gilt on front and rear covers is partially gone in some small scattered areas, more so on volume 2. Vol. 1 - 898 pp. Vol. 2 - 787 pp. ; 8 Vo. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Basie, Count & Albert Murray Good Morning Blues The Autobiography of Count Basie
Random House 1985 0394548647 / 9780394548647 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Signed generically by three former Basie band musicians; Marshall Royal, Butch Miles, and Milt Hinton. Book has a spine lean. There is a bit of fading to the extreme spine ends. Tiny stains to a couple of page fore edges. The dust jacket has some edge wear, small crease to the front flap. Not price clipped. ; as Told to Albert Murray; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Associated 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Berg, A. Scott Lindbergh
Putnam Adult 1998 0399144498 / 9780399144493 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by the author on the first blank page. Above the author's inscription there is an inscription in pencil by a previous owner, describing where he bought the book and its geographic relation to Lindbergh. Light foxing to the upper page edges. Nearly fine otherwise. The dust jacket has a bit of wear and a tiny tear to the upper, rear corner. Little other wear. Not price clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 628 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Birchard, Robert S. King Cowboy Tom Mix and the Movies
Burbank, Ca. Riverwood Press 1993 1880756056 / 9781880756058 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
The first 10 leaves plus the cover have a gentle roll to the lower corner. One crease down the spine. This is otherwise a very good+ copy. Very clean and tight. Very well illustrated. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 289 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Bono, Sonny And the Beat Goes On
Pocket Books 1991 0671693662 / 9780671693664 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed, personalized by Bono on the front free endpaper. Lower corners are bumped. Spine ends a bit crimped. The dust jacket has a 2" tear to the lower, rear fore corner. Otherwise light wear and rubbing. Not price clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 274 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Bouvier, Virginia M. Women and the Conquest of California, 1542-1840 Codes of Silence
University of Arizona Press 2001 0816520259 / 9780816520251 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Cloth. In excellent condition with only the barest wear. The dust jacket is equally nice and just about fine. Appears to be signed by the author. It is inscribed on the half-title page and signed as "Ginny" and dated 2001. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 266 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Canfield, Gae Whitney Sarah Winnemucca of the Northern Paiutes
Norman University of Oklahoma Press 1983 0806118148 / 9780806118147 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
SIGNED and inscribed by author on title page. Tan cloth, minor wear, illustrated with photos. Dust jacket has small chips along upper spine edge, tiny chipping at spine ends, a few other small chips, 1" tear lower rear fore edge. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 306 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 10.81 USD
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9 Casanova, Carlamaria Renata Tebaldi the voice of an Angel
Dallas, Texas Baskerville 1995 1880909405 / 9781880909409 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Cloth. Includes CD in front pocket. Book has minor wear at spine ends, tight, 265 pp. Dust jacket has a few tiny creases at spine ends.; 8 Vo. 
Price: 14.41 USD
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10 Cheatham, Jeannie Meet Me with Your Black Drawers On My Life in Music
Austin University of Texas Press 2006 0292712936 / 9780292712935 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
SIGNED by Jeannie on ffep. 1/4 cloth and boards, illustrated with photos. Includes music CD in rear pocket by the Cheathams. Both book and jacket have very minor wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 414 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.22 USD
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11 Clary, Robert From the Holocaust to Hogan's Heroes The Autobiography of Robert Clary
Lanham, Md. Madison Books 2001 1568332289 / 9781568332284 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
SIGNED by Clary and inscribed briefly on ffep. 1/4 cloth and boards, light indenting of cloth at spine ends, illustrated with photos. Dust jacket has minor wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 210 pages; The only one to survive an Auschwitz camp, Clary was discovered by an American talent scout after the war singing in a Parisian dance hall. 
Price: 36.03 USD
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12 Craig, Warren The Great songwriters of Hollywood
San Diego A.S. Barnes and Co. 1980 0498024393 / 9780498024399 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
SIGNED and inscribed by Leo Robin, songwriter, on front free endpaper. Gray cloth, light rubbing at spine ends, small bump at one corner, illustrated with photos, 287 pp. Dust jacket has a few small chips and tears.; 4to; Signed by Leo Robin 
Price: 36.03 USD
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13 Culhane, John Walt Disney's Fantasia
New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1983 0810908220 / 9780810908222 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 
In scarce red dust jacket indicative of true first. (blue jackets are not true first issue) Red cloth with gilt and black lettering, top layer of paper at top outside corner of rear pastedown and rear endpaper peeled away, probably peeled apart after being stuck together, perhaps due to water damage (as there is some creasing at the top corner of the endpaper); flawed areas measure approx. 2" x 0.35," 222 pp.; 4to 
Price: 21.62 USD
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14 Culhane, Shamus Talking Animals and Other People/the Autobiography of One of Animation's Legendary Figures
St Martins Pr 1986 0312784732 / 9780312784737 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Book and dust jacket with only minimal wear. No writing, bookplates, or markings. Dust jacket is very clean. Not price clipped. There is a 1/8" tear to one upper spine corner. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Daniels, Robert L. Laurence Olivier theater and Cinema
San Diego A.S. Barnes and Co. 1980 0498022870 / 9780498022876 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
SIGNED and inscribed by Olivier on front free endpaper. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering, light bump to lower spine corner, bump to one corner, light wear at spine ends. Previous owner nameplate on front free endpaper (person to whom it is inscribed to). Illustrated with photos, 319 pp. Dust jacket has small chips at spine ends, light edgewear, price clipped.; 4to; Signed by Olivier 
Price: 54.04 USD
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16 Dewhurst, John Royal Confinements A Gynaecological History of Britain's Royal Family
New York St. Martin's Press 1980 0312694660 / 9780312694661 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
SIGNED by Dewhurst on title page, not inscribed. Purple cloth, light indentation of cloth at spine ends, otherwise minor wear. Dust jacket has slight wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 205 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 40.50 USD
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17 Dowley, Tim & Dunnage, Barry Bob Dylan, from a Hard Rain to a Slow Train
Turnbridge Wells/New York Midas Books/Hippocrene Books, 1982 0882546538 / 9780882546537 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Paper Covered Boards. 176 pages plus bibliography. Includes a discography of Dylan's albums, e.p.'s, samplers, bootleg albums, etc. Illustrated with photographs. Price on dj in dollars and pounds. Former owner name label on pastedown. Book and dj very clean.; 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Price: 28.82 USD
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18 Egan, Edward W., Constance b. Hintz and L.F. Wise Kings, Rulers, and Statesmen
New York Sterling Pub Co Inc 0806900504 / 9780806900506 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Pictorial cloth, light rubbing and wear at spine ends, other light edgewear, illustrated with photos, previous owner's nameplate on ffep, 512 pp. Dust jacket has a 1" tear upper front corner, small chips and tears at upper spine end, 1/8" chip lower rear edge, a couple other 1/4" tears.; 8 Vo. 
Price: 14.41 USD
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19 Freberg, Stan It Only Hurts When I Laugh
Times Books 1988 0812912977 / 9780812912975 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
States "First Edition" but number line goes down to 2. But as they are a division of Random House I believe this is still a first printing. Signed and personalized by Freberg on the half title page. Very light wear to edges, otherwise an excellent copy. The dust jacket has only minimal wear as well. No chips or tears. Not price clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 273 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 50.00 USD
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20 Graham, Don No Name on the Bullet A Biography of Audie Murphy
Viking 1989 067081511x / 9780670815111 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Quarter cloth and red boards. Light foxing to all page edges, some browning to the endpapers. All else is quite clean and tight. No markings. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE PAGE. This is dated 1989. The dust jacket is very clean and without tears or chips. Not price clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 396 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 40.00 USD
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