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And So Dedicated: An American Novel

By: Burton, Thomas (pseud. for Stephen Longstreet)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Harrison-Hilton Books: (c.1940)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21998

Condition: Very Good


(no dust jacket) [good sound copy, internally clean, mildly shelfworn, light dust-soiling to top of text block, very light bumping to bottom corners]. Pseudonymous novel by Stephen Longstreet, set in the 1920s in a fictional Midwestern town, "Corinth." The plot centers around a romantic triangle that culminates in a scandalous double murder, and is set against the background of labor troubles. The author, in a note to the reader, explains that his purely-invented "Crime of the Century"-type situation "owes nothing to the real events [of the 1920s] except the pure frenzy... View more info

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The Beach House

By: Longstreet, Stephen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Popular Library (G125): 1953 (c.1952)

Edition: 1st printing thus

Seller ID: 12969

Condition: Near Fine


[nice tight clean copy, minimal edgewear, very light browning to page edges]. Mass Market PB "A Reckless Blonde in a Wide-Open Town," that town being, of course, Hollywood. The book is about Mollie Binning: "At 13 she was a blonde trouble maker in Mrs. Baker's School for Young Ladies. At 15 she had become a lush package. At 16, she had already married two men and left them both. By the time she was 18 she knew what she wanted out of life. And what she wanted was Mike Zelsmith, fabulously successful Hollywood producer." Nice GGA cover art, of a blonde in a skimpy white bi... View more info

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She Walks in Beauty [*SIGNED*]

By: Longstreet, Stephen

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Arbor House: (c.1970)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22447

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj


[light age-toning to edges of text block, a couple of tiny stains on fore-edge, tiny white spot on front board; jacket a little bit rubbed, with very minor wear at base of spine]. SIGNED by the author on the title page, beneath his lined-through printed name. The author "creates in this new novel the inner world of the cosmetics industry, as dramatized in the personal and public lives of two remarkable women, and the struggles within -- and between -- their executive suites." View more info

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The Sisters Liked Them Handsome

By: Longstreet, Stephen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Julian Messner: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24117

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dj


[generally a good solid copy, very slight deterioration to cloth along bottom edges; jacket looks slightly insect-nibbled along top edge of front panel and also at bottom right corner of front panel, small tears and miscellaneous wear at spine ends, some soiling to rear panel and internally around perimeter of rear flap]. (pen and ink drawings) Says the author: "I can remember when there had been no World Wars, when people still lived in a large world, and the uncles went to places like China and California and Hoboken for their sinning. It is of these times that I have written in [this ... View more info