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1 Brown, Beth Applause [*SIGNED*]
[New York] Horace Liveright 1928 NO First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Signed by Author
(decorated black buckram; no dust jacket) [very nice copy, tight and clean, virtually unworn except for slight rubbing to gilt lettering at base of spine] SIGNED and DATED (January 1929) by the author on the half-title page. Story of backstage life in a sleazy vaudeville house, memorable as the basis for the technically innovative early talkie directed by Rouben Mamoulian. Signed by Author 
Price: 125.00 USD
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2 Brown, Beth Riverside Drive
New York E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc. 1936 5th printing Hardcover Good in Good dj Illustrated by (dj design) Maurer 
(price-clipped) [shelfworn along top and bottom edges of covers, light soiling and age-toning to page edges, binding solid, internally clean; jacket heavily edgeworn, small tears and tiny chips at most corners, numerous small creases & wrinkles, internally tape-reinforced at corners and spine ends]. A three-generational New York saga, centered around the women of the Farrell family: "the gay and fetching Florrie, popular music hall star, who gives up the stage to make her father's inn the show place of the famous river front"; her daughter Carol, "poet, mystic and dreamer [whose] roots are planted deep in the magnificent mansion her mothers builds for her"; and Carol's daughter Julie, a "sophisticate [whose] runaway marriage makes her an exile in Europe," but who can't escape the fact that "deep in her veins flow the irresistable waters of the Hudson." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Brown, Beth Universal Station
New York Regent House 1944 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good dj 
(price-clipped) [book worn/faded at top and bottom edges, corners bumped; DJ worn at edges/corners, separated along front hinge but held together nicely by Brodart jacket; missing pieces at spine extremities, spine faded]. Fantasy about "a boy named Johnny who loses his life on earth--only to find himself alive again--on the other side of life." More specifically, in the title location, "a not-so-mythical place halfway between here and heaven," where quite a bunch of characters are hanging about, including Tony, a "dyspeptic dog." (Brown was also the author of " All Dogs Go to Heaven.") 
Price: 10.00 USD
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