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Arena

By: Flanagan, Hallie

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: (c.1940)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24400

Condition: Very Good


(no dust jacket) [moderately shelfworn, light bumping to bottom corners, spine a little faded, some minor fraying to cloth at top of spine; dust-jacket photo and biography of author affixed to one of the rear endpapers, along with her 1969 obituary from Variety]. (B&W photographs) The full history of the Federal Theatre Project, told by its first (and only) national director, from her appointment to the post in 1935 by WPA Administrator Harry Hopkins, to the Project's t... View more info

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No More Parades

By: Ford, Ford Madox

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Albert & Charles Boni: 1926 (c.1925)

Edition: 4th printing

Seller ID: 23933

Condition: Very Good+


(no dust jacket) [a good solid book, a bit of wear to extremities, tiny bit of residue on spine (from removed circular label), vintage bookplate on front pastedown, vintage bookseller's label (Unity Pegues, Hollywood) on rear pastedown]. The second installment in Ford's "Parade's End" tetralogy, about the First World War. (From the library of one-time MGM producer-writer Carey Wilson, with his bookplate.) View more info

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When the Wicked Man...

By: Ford, Ford Madox

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Horace Liveright, Inc.: (c.1931)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24325

Condition: Good


(no dust jacket) [ex-library, reading copy only; binding intact, external handling wear, visible wear/fraying at all corners, 5-digit inventory number in white ink on front cover and also in several places inside the book, library bookplate on front pastedown from the Sunshine Hall Free Library, Eldred, New York (X'd-through, apparently a deaccession indicator)]. Novel set largely against the backdrop of a New York publishing house. View more info

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Sunwards

By: Foster, Geo[rge] C[ecil]

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall Ltd: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20872

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj


[nice solid book, a touch of wear to extremities, light dust-soiling to top of text block; jacket bright and colorful, a little soiling to the rear panel]. "A novel of the age of the motor-car," which opens in 1899 "when young Peter Gildroy came home and astonished his father by announcing that he was going to enter the motor trade." The book follows the family saga of the Gildroys over the ensuing decades, positing automobile traffic as "a symbol o... View more info

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Theory and Techniques of Twelve Tone Composition [*SIGNED*]

By: Fotine, Larry

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Sepulveda CA, Poly Tone Music Publishing Company: (c.1967)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24437

Condition: Near Fine


(blue cloth; no dust jacket, probably as issued) [nice copy, just a touch of handling wear]. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author/composer on the ffep: "June 28, 1971 / To Sonny Burke: / I hope you'll like / this book -- and if you study it very / carefully, you'll find your music will be / better than it sounds. / Larry Fotine." Fotine (1911-1990) led his own orchestra from 1948 to 1955, and was a prolific songwriter with over 300 tunes to his credit; he also wor... View more info

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Minutes of the Last Meeting

By: Fowler, Gene

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1954

Edition: 1st ed

Seller ID: 24451

Condition: Very Good in Fair dj


(price-clipped) [spine slightly turned, minor deterioration to bottom edges of covers (slight exposure of boards in a couple of spots), bottom right corner of front cover bumped; jacket is heavily edgeworn (largely held together at seams by several internal tape repairs), some paper loss to top of spine, a few small closed tears, insect nibbling along bottom edge, etc.] (B&W photographs on endpapers) The subtitle (on the jacket front) says it all: "or, some misadven... View more info

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Is the Fashion Business Your Business?

By: Fried, Eleanor L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Fairchild Publications, Inc.: (c.1958)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23711

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dj


[light wear to extremities, a couple of penciled aphorisms on the ffep, along with a previous owner's name and date (all erasable upon request); jacket has tiny chips at spine ends, another at top of rear panel, light soiling to rear panel]. "How Men and Women Can Make a Place for Themselves in Apparel, Textile or Retail Store Fields." The author was placement director of the Fashion Institute of Technology, a State University of New York (SUNY) college of art,... View more info

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In Search of Donna Reed

By: Fultz, Jay

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Iowa City, University of Iowa Press: (c.1998)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24131

ISBN: 0-87745-625-9

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj


[light foxing to cloth at top and bottom edge of book, no other significant wear; jacket slightly wrinkled at top and bottom edges of front panel]. (B&W photographs) The first (and as far as I know, the only) full-length biography of the Iowa-born actress, whose "intelligence and force of character often put her at odds with the roles she portrayed both on and off screen." Her perceived media image as the perfect TV wife and mother notwithstanding (an image the ... View more info

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Company: A Musical Comedy

By: Furth, George (book), and Stephen Sondheim (music and lyrics)

Price: $175.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24401

ISBN: 0-394-47088-5

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj


[the very faintest bit of soiling to top edge of text block, no other discernible blemishes to book; light soiling to jacket at edges of rear flap, a bit of laminate-peeling starting at the top edge and left side of the front panel (effectively arrested by the new mylar jacket protector), a few tiny nicks along top edge of front panel]. Book (including lyrics, but not music) for one of the great musical plays of the modern theatre. View more info

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The Gathering Darkness

By: Gallagher, Thomas

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Indianapolis/New York, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: (c.1952)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24372

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dj


[tiny tear in cloth at top of spine, otherwise a solid clean book with only minor shelfwear; jacket has some very shallow chipping at top left edge of front panel and top of spine, one tiny closed tear at top of rear panel]. The author's first novel, about a family brought low by the 1929 stock market crash and ensuing Great Depression -- with the impact manifesting itself most egregiously on the two daughters, one of whom (per the New York Times critic) "marries in... View more info

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Aloma of the South Seas [*SIGNED* by the film's star]

By: Gates, MacBurney; adapted from the drama of the same name by John B. Hymer & Leroy Clemens

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: (c.1926)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23586

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dj


[good solid book with a bit of wear to the spine ends; some paper loss to jacket at top of spine (taking a little bit of the title with it), tiny chip at top of front panel, moderate soiling to rear panel]. (8 B&W film stills) SIGNED on the ffep by actress Gilda Gray, star of the 1926 Paramount film, a South Seas romance directed by Maurice Tourneur, for which this is the "Photoplay Edition" (and also the true first edition, likely a novelization of the movie sc... View more info

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Pocahontas and the Elders: A Folkpiece in Four Acts

By: Geddes, Virgil

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill NC, M.A. Abernethy: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23673

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj


[light shelfwear, very slight bumping to spine ends and bottom corners; jacket in nearly perfect condition, with just a small abrasion near top of spine, tiny smudge line on front panel]. Historically-based "folkpiece," probing "the motives of the people in America's first colonial settlement. From the familiar legend of Pocahontas, together with much unknown and previously unused material, [the playwright] has constructed a biting play: for America a new ki... View more info

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The Trojan

By: Gerson, Noel B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23936

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dj


[light dust-soiling and minor spotting to top edge of text block, a touch of wear at extremities; jacket a little browned at spine and along edges of rear flap, tiny bit of paper loss at corners of front panel]. Historical adventure novel set in 1,000 B.C., when "the city of Troy was the last remaining cultural center of the Hittite Empire, and the several states of Hellas, or Greece, were becoming restless." (Uh-oh, restless Greeks.) The author "has drawn ... View more info

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A Colossal Idea; an original farce

By: Gilbert, W.S.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London/New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons Ltd.: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22736

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj


[very nice copy, light wear to base of spine; jacket lightly soiled, very slight paper loss at spine ends, a few tiny closed tears]. (pen and ink drawings) A one-act trifle about a fellow with the improbable moniker of Wellington Yellowboy, whose trusting and devoted wife thinks he's working every night into the wee hours on editing the 123rd edition of the Encyclopaedia Brittanica -- but who in fact is stepping out on the town, cavorting with various young lovelies at ... View more info

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The Movies, Mr. Griffith and Me [*SIGNED*]

By: Gish, Lillian, with Ann Pinchot

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs NJ, Prentice-Hall, Inc.: (c.1969)

Edition: 2nd printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23632

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dj


[very nice copy, tight and clean, falling a touch short of "Fine" only because of a couple of very faint spots on the top edge of the text block; the jacket is flawless (which is rarely the case with this book)]. (B&W photographs) "SIGNED" (with her generic "In remembrance" stamped inscription/signature, often seen) on the ffep by the legendary actress -- but also personally INSCRIBED ("To ____ / With every fond wish") and genuinely SIGNE... View more info

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Potash and Perlmutter Settle Things

By: Glass, Montague

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York/London, Harper & Brothers: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition (I-T)

Seller ID: 23663

Condition: Very Good in Fair dj


[moderate wear to bottom edge and top of spine, gilt spine lettering largely rubbed away (although front cover lettering is still strong); jacket heavily soiled, large chip at top right corner of rear panel, small chip at upper left corner of front panel, tiny surface-peeled scar on front panel, a bit of paper loss at all corners]. (cartoon drawings) Classic Jewish dialect humor, featuring the archetypal (some would say stereotypical) perpetually-bickering garment-trade... View more info

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Godard on Godard

By: Godard, Jean-Luc; edited by Jean Narboni and Tom Milne

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1972

Edition: 1st U.K. edition

Seller ID: 24058

ISBN: 0-436-28070-9

Condition: Fine in Very Good dj


[nice tight clean book with no discernible wear; jacket lightly age-toned with minor edgewear, shallow chip at top of front panel that's somewhat camouflaged by the white-paper backing of the dust jacket protector]. (Cinema Two) Series (B&W photographs) "In this volume, [Godard's] writings have been collected from his early writings in La Gazette du Cinema (1950) to his later work for Cahiers [du Cinema]. Godard wrote at first for a local readership, using a verbal ... View more info

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The Royal Greenhouses of Laeken

By: Goedleven, Edgard, with the participation of Bruno Fornari and Jos Vandenbreeden

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Brussels, Lannoo / Duculot / Inbel: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24418

ISBN: 90-209-1695-1

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj


[nice clean book, no significant wear apart from a very slight bumping to the top corners; jacket lightly rubbed, faint edgewear, small rubbed spot at base of spine]. (color photographs, prints, diagrams, etc.) Lavishly-produced history and modern-day survey of the Greenhouses on the Royal Estate at Laeken, Belgium, which were built to the order of King Leopold II, the second Belgian sovereign, in the late 19th century. "This book does not confine itself to the gre... View more info

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Wolf Tone

By: Goldman, Lawrence

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The M.S. Mill Co. / William Morris & Company: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23808

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dj


[good sound book, top corners bumped, light dust-soiling to top of text block; jacket moderately rubbed (including a long white streak down the middle of the spine), with various small closed tears, shallow chipping at spine ends, small chip at upper left corner of front panel, minor paper loss at upper right corner of front panel, small puncture-tear in rear panel]. Novel about the internal conflicts within a string quartet formed in America by refugees from Czechoslov... View more info

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The Castrato

By: Goldman, Lawrence Louis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The John Day Company: (c.1973)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23690

ISBN: 0-381-98232-7

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj


[spine very slightly turned, minor shelfwear to bottom edge, one-time owner's signature at top of ffep; jacket shows just light surface wear, thin black smudge across lower edge of spine]. "Set against the dazzling courts of Madrid and Vienna, the glamorous opera houses of London, Paris, and Rome, [this novel] is the story of Carlo Broschi, detta Farinelli, who actually was the most celebrated musical figure of his time. A male soprano with a bell-like voice which ... View more info