Author:Taylor, Robert Lewis

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W.C. Fields: His Follies and Fortunes

By: Taylor, Robert Lewis

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1949

Edition: Book Find Club Edition

Seller ID: 22608

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dj


[a good solid book, light wear to extremties; jacket shows just a little edgewear, slight darkening at spine; although a book club issue, the book appears identical to the trade edition (including its "heft") in almost all respects]. (B&W photographs) Taylor's entertaining, myth-making biography of The Great Man, the first to appear after Fields's death on Christmas Day of 1946, and for many years the standard work on the comedian -- and, unfortunately, the source of a some misinformation as well. James Curtis, author of the best biography of Fields to date (published in 2003), explai... View more info

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The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters

By: Taylor, Robert Lewis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16862

ISBN: NO

Condition: Good in Very Good+ dj


[front hinge cracked but not separated, otherwise a solid copy with only minor wear, slight soiling to bottom page edges; jacket lightly edgeworn, shallow chipping at base of spine]. Historical adventure about the journey to California in 1849 by a father and son eager to strike it rich in the Gold Rush. Never filmed for the big screen, but adapted for a short-lived (one-season) TV series in 1963/64, with a young Kurt Russell as Jaimie. Winner of the 1959 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. View more info