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1 State of New York: in Memoriam: Theodore Roosevelt
This is a book published by the state of New York in memoriam of the death of Theodore Roosevelt. The frontispiece is his photograph, tissue intact. It begins with a short but thorough biographical sketch. Then to Proceedings of the Legislature. This includes a proclamation from the Executive chamber, and proceedings in the Senate and Assembly. A proclamation appointing a Theodore Roosevelt Day in New York is signed. Detail of his Memorial Services is included. There is an appendix that includes an address by Senator Henry Cabot Lodge before the U. S. Congress. This interesting piece of history is printed on heavy ivory paper; the cover is a leather-look heavy board with gold lettering. The cover is missing an inch at the spine bottom, and is beginning to split. The corners tip in, and the vertical front edge is wavy. Inside the front cover there is a very small closed break in the binding. The back has a long thin scratch and another jagged scratch, both near the middle. This volume is stamped "compliments of Hiram H. Graham, Member of the Assembly. "; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
J. B. Lyon Company Printers
1919, First Edition
Hardcover
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001929; 
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2 Bateson, Mary Catherine With a Daughter's Eye: a Memoir of Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson
0688039626 / 9780688039622; This is a deep and loving memoir by the daughter of Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson, legends in anthropology. The author looks back to an extraordinary childhood as she describes worlds found and created for her by parents who translated their passionate interests into images a child could share. Bateson does not describe an idyllic childhood, for the pain of separation was frequent and predictable. Her parents divorced, after living apart for years, when she was eleven. As an adult, anthropologist Mary C. Bateson became her parents' colleague. She recounts the fascinating paths traveled separately by each of these groundbreaking scientists, and describes complex ties that endured between Margaret and Gregory until their deaths. Includes notes and selected bibliography. Numerous photographs included within the text.; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
William Morrow & Company
New York, 1984, First American Edition
Hardcover
Fine in Fine dust jacket


000649; 
Price: 11.04 USD
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3 Baxter, John Bunuel
0786706198 / 9780786706198; From a review by Publishers Weekly (starred review) : "This vibrant, anecdote-packed biography. Provides an intimate portrait of a secretive man. " Luis Bunuel was dangerous, enigmatic, elusive, and never dispassionate. He had brilliant friends and made famous enemies. He helped Picasso hang the Guernica. He clashed with Greta Garbo and attended orgies staged by Charlie Chaplin. Bunuel, too, was a man of exceptional genius as well as unexpected charm, and he stands among the greatest creative artists of the 20th century. Disguising his sensitivity in cynicism and a calculated use of the bizarre, Bunuel's films, made over a 50-year period from his 1928 Un Chien Andalou - with its famous image of a razor drawn across a girl's eyeball - to a late blossoming in the 1960s and 1970s with Belle de Jour, Viridiana, and The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, still retain their power to shock, outrage, delight, and surprise. With the cooperation of the Bunuel estate and access to unpublished documents, letters, and family records, this superb, new biography for the first time brings the cryptic personality and cinematic genius of Luis Bunuel startlingly into the light. 324 pages including selected bibliography and an index. Includes 16 pages of notated photographs. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Carroll & Graf Publishers
New York, New York, U. S. A., 1999, First Thus
Softcover
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Illustrated by Photographs; 
002896; 
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4 Beck, Kathrine Opal: a Life of Enchantment, Mystery, and Madness
0670031453 / 9780670031450; NEW - In 1920, Americans were captivated by the childhood diary of Opal Whiteley, an enigmatic young woman from a small logging town in the Northwest. The diary, which Whiteley claimed a cruel foster sister had torn to shreds many years before, was painstakingly pasted together before publication. It chronicled Opals adventures in the forests of Oregon at the age of 7 and was hailed as a revelatory portrait of a child's relationship to God and the natural world. Some skeptics dismissed it as a hoax, but others remained convinced. Opal is the story of her legacy and of the many ways she has been perceived. New Age prophet and environmentalist, mad genius, long-lost princess, and flamboyant fraud. It is also the tale of the whirlwind and eccentric life she led on several continents after the diary was published. She enchanted a host of rich, famous and high-born figures. This book is the most complete picture of her life yet, with interviews, personal papers and letters included. 274 pages with 16 pages of photographs. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Viking Press
New York, New York, U. S. A., 2003, First Edition
Hardcover
New in New dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
002266; 
Price: 11.50 USD
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5 Berg, A. Scott Kate Remembered
0399151648 / 9780399151644; From the Author's Note: This book is. Not a critical study of either Katharine Hepburn's life or her career. It is, rather, as true an account of her life as I can present, based on countless hours of private conversations during which she reminisced. Even more than recalling events, Miss Hepburn often used our time together to reflect, an exercise in which I don't think she indulged with anybody else. And so, more than my remembrances, this book intends to convey hers. " 370 pages, some photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Putnam Pub Group
New York, 2003, Second Printing
Hardcover
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Illustrated by Photographs; 
002147; 
Price: 7.36 USD
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6 Brough, James Princess Alice: a Biography of Alice Roosevelt Longworth
0316109894 / 9780316109895; This is a well-written biography of Theodore Roosevelt's daughter Alice. It begins as they have a farewell dinner before leaving the Presidential manor for good. Photographs generously scattered throughout the biography. The cover is blue with a lighter blue at the spine. The spine is quite attractive with lettering in silver and the title behind a deep blue block. There is one light spot on the cover, where one might put their thumb, and the bottom rear corner is lightly worn. The vertical and bottom horizontal page edges have a few spots on them. The rear inside board also has a spot. 335 pages with index; a list of illustrations appears in the front. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Little, Brown And Company
Boston, MA, 1975, First Edition
Hardcover
Very Good with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
001413; 
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7 Brumberg, Joan Jacobs Kansas Charley: the Story of a 19th-Century Boy Murderer
067003228X / 9780670032280; Orphaned at the age of six, Charles Miller spent his adolescence riding the rails under the self-styled moniker "Kansas Charley. " On a September evening in 1890, when he was only 15 years old, he shot and killed two young men in a boxcar headed for Wyoming. His trial lasted just 3 days, ending in a death sentence that resulted in his controversial 1892 hanging in Cheyenne. This book brings vividly to life a thought-provoking chapter in American history and in the history of the juvenile justice system. It also sheds light on our contemporary predicament, encouraging us to think about what it means to continue upholding the juvenile death penalty in the 21st century. Includes an index and notes. 16 pages of photographs, drawings, posters, and newspaper articles are included.; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Viking Press
New York, New York, U. S. A., 2003, First Edition
Hardcover
New in New dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
002248; 
Price: 11.96 USD
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8 Burnett, Carol One More Time
One day Carol Burnett bought a typewriter, placed it on her work table, and began a letter to her three daughters. What she wanted to tell them was what her own childhood had been like. What she DIDN'T want was for her children to grow up knowing as little about their mother's childhood as she had known about the early lives of her own parents. Day by day long-forgotten memories came flooding back, memories of a childhood sometimes so painful that she had barely been able to confront its joys and sorrows, until she sat down to write her letter. That letter became this book. This is a wonderful book - happy, sad, a little of everything, may more of some. You will encounter this story just as vivdly as Burnett lived it, with the freshness and amazement of direct experience. It is a rich, touching memoir of a determined spirit who insisted on life and joy - and found it, wherever she happened to be. Jacket and cover are fine. 308 pages, fine with no tears or marks. Book includes numerous photographs of Carol Burnett and her family. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Random House
New York, 1986, Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
Hardcover
Fine in Fine dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
ME-02001; 
Price: 5.01 USD
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Mrs. Lincoln: a Life, Clinton, Catherine
9 Clinton, Catherine Mrs. Lincoln: a Life
Authoritative and utterly engrossing, Mrs. Lincoln is the long-awaited portrait of the woman who so richly contributed to Lincoln's life and legacy. Her story is inextricably tied with the story of America and with her husband's presidency, yet her life is an extraordinary chronicle on its own. Born in the south, she was well-educated and well-connected. The assassination of her husband haunted her for the rest of her life. Her disintegrating downward spiral resulted in a brief, and some say unjustified, traumatizing involuntary incarceration in an asylum and in Europe during her later years. One of the most tragic and mysterious of nineteenth-century figures, Mary Todd Lincoln and her story symbolize the pain and loss of Civil War America. The jacket is rubbed a bit at the top and has wrinkles at the spine top. The binding has a small bend in the top gutter and slight discoloration and the lower page edges. Illustrated. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Harper
New York, NY, 2009, First Edition
Hardcover
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs and Drawings; 
004136; 
Price: 11.04 USD
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Chief of Station, Congo: Fighting the Cold War in a Hot Zone, Devlin, Larry
10 Devlin, Larry Chief of Station, Congo: Fighting the Cold War in a Hot Zone
Congo, July 10, 1960. Just days after the country has declared its independence from its former colonial master, Belgium, Larry Devlin, newly appointed CIA Station Chief, finds himself at the wrong end of a revolver as militiamen play Russian roulette, Congo-style, with him. Congo was a key Cold War battlefield in a war that for CIA officers of Devlin's generation had to be fought, vigorously, by all means possible. He met every significant political figure in one of the world's hottest zones. This is a classic political memoir from a master spy who lived in wildly dramatic times. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Public Affairs
New York, NY, 2007, First Edition
Hardcover
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Illustrated by Photographs; 
004100; 
Price: 11.04 USD
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No Intermissions: the Life of Agnes De Mille, Easton, Carol
11 Easton, Carol No Intermissions: the Life of Agnes De Mille
0306809753 / 9780306809750; No Intermissions is the first comprehensive biography of Anges de Mille, an American cultural giant: Dancer, choreographer, director, labor union leader, bestselling author, and passionate advocate of the arts. During a life that spanned most of the 20th century, de Mille worked and played with a fabulous cast of characters, from her uncle (Cecil B. De Mille) , to Charlie Chaplin, Cole Porter, Noel Coward, and many others. Drawing on unpublished papers and on extensive interviews with friends, colleagues, relatives, and de Mille herself, the author takes us behind the scenes of de Mille's life. Includes 8 pages of illustrations, including bibliography and index. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Da Capo Pr
New York, New York, U. S. A., 2000, First Publishers Edition
Softcover
New


003140; 
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Life Itself: a Memoir, Ebert, Roger
12 Ebert, Roger Life Itself: a Memoir
For those of us who enjoyed Roger Ebert's film reviews in Siskel & Ebert at the Mov1ies, or even farther back his film reviews in the Chicago Sun Times, this book will be immensely enjoyed. Ebert wrote this after starting a blog that became an autobiography. He wrote still after becoming ill with thyroid cancer, and starts at his young years in downstate Illinois (Urbana) . It is a candid, personal history which chronicles his loves, losses and obsessions, his struggle and recovery from alcoholism; his marriages, politics and spiritual beliefs. In short, everything about this very interesting man is included. Black & white and color photos of his life, on the set of the long-running critics program, and many with his lovely wife Chaz. Also included, separately, are obituaries and articles about his life from the Chicago Tribune. The jacket has light wear at the spine top and all corners. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Grand Central Publishing
New York, NY, 2011, First Edition
Hardcover
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
004073; 
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13 Ebon, Martin Saint Nicholas: Life and Legend
0060621133 / 9780060621131; This volume contains the fascinating illustrated story of how the revered Bishop Nicholas of Myra evolved into jolly old Santa Claus. In many ways, Nicholas was a paradox: The same man who saved three young girls from being sold into slavery publicly slapped the face of a suspected heretic at the Council of Nicaea. Lavishly illustrated, the pictures allow us to see as well as read about Nicholas' transformation, which is an enigmatic story. It is peppered with little-known facts and legends; the dead are raised, ships steered without rudders, apparitions appear to condemned men, demons set the sea boiling, and more. Ours is not the first age to regard Nicholas with wonder. One corner of the binding is slightly bent. The jacket has, on the back, a 1/2" and a 1" tear at the top, and the top corners are worn. A small area of the glossy jacket back is missing, but it is still white. Illustrated in black & white. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Harper & Row
New York, NY, 1975, First Edition
Hardcover
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Illustrated by Illustrated; 
003751; 
Price: 13.80 USD
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14 Edwards, Anne Maria Callas: An Intimate Biography
0312269862 / 9780312269869; Maria Callas, born in America to Greek parents who had been in the U.S. a scant four months, was expected to be a boy. When born, her mother insisted she be "taken away" and wanted nothing to do with her ten pound baby girl. Despite these initial trials, Callas grew up into a beautiful young lady with a beautiful voice to match. This is her biography, from birth to death, and includes the many twists and turn her volatile life took. Included is her marriage to Aristotle Onassis, among others. 342 pages, including 16 pages of photographs. The last page has a 1/4" tear at the top near the spine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. . Illustrator: Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography::Celebrities; Music, Dance, and Opera::Opera. ISBN: 0312269862. ISBN/EAN: 9780312269869. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 002743. Hardcover
St Martins Press
New York, 2001, First American Edition
Hardcover
Fine
No Jacket; 
Photographs; 
002743; 
Price: 8.28 USD
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15 Erickson, Carolly To the Scaffold: Life of Marie Antoinette
1861053428 / 9781861053428; Marie Antoinette is one of the world's best-known yet least understood heroines. In this definitive biography - thoroughly researched - the author provides a psychologically acute, richly detailed and deeply moving portrait of this 'lost' queen. This writing tells the story of the Austrian Princess who, at age fourteen, was sent to France to marry the ill-mannered Dauphin. Condemned to childlessness, Antoinette found pleasure in costly entertainments and other gross eccentricities. Unwittingly she aroused the contempt of the people of France. In time, she matured into a capable and courageous queen. But the implacable forces arrayed against the monarchy closed in and Antoinette tried in vain to persuade her husband to save himself and his family. In the end she stayed at his side until he too fell victim of the revenge of the revolutionaries, and she, noble and dignified in her last months, went to the scaffold. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Robson Books Ltd
London, United Kingdom, 2000, First Trade Paperback Edition
Trade Paperback
Fine with no dust jacket


001133; 
Price: 9.23 USD
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16 Evans, Robert The Kid Stays in the Picture
0786860596 / 9780786860593; This book not only chronicles Hollywood's last half century, but its second golden age as well. This is a man whose life journey unfolds far more adventurously than any of the films he's produced. His candor is shocking: the lurid dark years of the '80s; his cocaine arrest; his implication in what were dubbed the "Cotton Club Murders"; his thoughts of suicide; his self-committal and escape from a mental institution. And lastly, the impossible! Being back in the catbird seat of power, once again sending shock waves through Hollywood and the world. The jacket is clear mylar with movie reels of pages on the front. It has crack on the vertical edge in front, and a horizontal crack at the vertical edge on the back. Both are in the middle. 412 pages, 24 pages of photographs; no marks or tears. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Hyperion Press
New York, Ny, U. S. A., 1994, First Edition
Hardcover, Cloth
Fine in Very Good dust jacket


000732; 
Price: 11.07 USD
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17 Francis, Richard Ann the Word: the Story of Ann Lee, Female Messiah, Mother of the Shakers, the Woman Clothed with the Sun
0142002437 / 9780142002438; Believed by her followers to have been the second incarnation of Christ, Ann Lee may be one of the most extraordinary and mysterious women in the history of Western culture. From humble origins in Manchester, England, she became the visionary religious leader of the Shakers - a small religious cult characterized by wild shaking, impassioned singing and dancing, speaking in tongues, and a belief that the end of the world was near. When she died in America at age 48, having brought her faithful to a new land on the eve of the American Revolution, she left behind a religious movement that was to have thousands of followers and become one of our most important and successful utopian communities. First Softcover American Edition. ; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall
Penguin USA
New York, 2002, First Edition
Softcover
New with no dust jacket


002148; 
Price: 8.28 USD
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18 Gifford, Barry; Lee, Lawrence Jack's Book: an Oral Biography of Jack Kerouac
1560257393 / 9781560257394; Here is Jack Kerouac's story as recorded through the voices of his friends and lovers. Authors Barry Gifford and Lawrence Lee retraced Kerouac's life at home and on the road and talked with the prophets, musicians, poets, socialites, and working people who knew him. Some are famous (Allen Ginsberg, Gore Vidal, William Burroughs) ; some are not (Jack's boyhood buddies, his lovers, his barroom companions) . All have contributed to a remarkably vibrant, riveting portrait of a life. This is a necessary book for anyone interested in Kerouac or the Beat Generation. This book also contain the character key to the Duluoz legend. Black & white photos pepper the prose. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Thunder's Mouth Press
New York, NY, 1994, Reprint
Softcover
New

Illustrated by Photographs; 
003647; 
Price: 8.28 USD
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19 Giuliano, Geoffrey; Giuliano, Brenda; Lennon, Charlie (Introduction by) The Illustrated John Lennon
1572152109 / 9781572152106; This book takes readers miles beyond any of the more than two dozen major books published about the dreamy, bespectacled singer/composer from suburban Liverpool. With a riveting text culled from over a decade of research into Lennon's extraordinary life, author Giuliano rounds out his insightful look at the former Beatle with seldom-before-seen photos, many never previously published, spanning the performer's life. The introduction by John's uncle reveals, for the first time, the often complicated hidden world of his famous nephew. This book neatly ties together the myth, music and magic of one of the 20th century's greatest artists. Includes a Q&A session and Lennon chronology. Pictorial cover; corners are slightly worn. Jacket has light wear at the corners and a 1 1/2" repaired tear at the back. In protective cover. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
JG Press
North Dighton, Massachusetts, U. S. A., 1996, 
Hardcover
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


003167; 
Price: 13.80 USD
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20 Gottfried, Martin Sondheim
0810941791 / 9780810941793; This volume, originally published in 1993, is an enlarged and updated version. Stephen Sondheim grew up under the wing of one of the great creators of musical theater, Oscar Hammerstein II, but he forged a long and brilliant career away from the shadow of that master. His own inventions as lyricist, composer, and in both roles, broke new ground. Beginning as a lyric writer for Leonard Bernstein (West Side Story) and Jule Styrne (Gypsy) , Sondheim struck out on his own, writing both music and lyrics for many wonderful shows including A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Follies, Into the Woods, and more. The author provides a narrative of Sondheim's life and a cogent analysis of the music and lyrics. This greatly enhanced by generous quotations from the artist himself. Sondheim gave many long interviews over several months that give this book a special, intimate and accurate authority. Coupled with the lively remembrance of the stories and key scenes in all the shows is a host of photographs from public sources and Mr. Sondheim's own personal files. Includes an index. 121 illustrations, 55 in full color. The binding is red cloth. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
Harry N Abrams Inc
New York, 2000, 
Hardcover
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Illustrated by Swope, Martha, Et. Al.; 
002913; 
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21 Groteke, Kristi with Rosen, Marjorie Mia & Woody, Love and Betrayal
All fine except for last page, which has a glue mark on it. Several pictures and an action in court to gain custody of two of Farrow's children are included in the 286 pages. Pages are clean, no tears. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc.
1994, First Edition
Hardcover
Fine


TS-07001; 
Price: 9.23 USD
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22 Harvey, Rita Morley Those Wonderful, Terrible Years George Heller and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
NEW - STILL IN PUBLISHERS WRAPS. This spirited biography of George Heller serves as an accessible inside history of the Golden Age of radio and TV through its glory days and its era of shame - McCarthyism and political blacklisting. In this book, Rita Morley Harvey tells the story of the charismatic, controversial Heller and the national union of radio and television artists from its inception in the 1930s to the Golden Age of television and the McCarthy era. Always prominent in Harvey's account of what happened to the union, its members, and to Heller and his friends are the shadows cast by the radical right in government and those willing to help in its dirty work. The story of AFTRA begins during the Great Depression, a time of great trust and camaraderie as well as tremendous hardship. In the 1950s the Golden Age of television, the radio and television industry was beset by Joseph R. McCarthy and all he came to represent. Harvey insists that this was a "time of stunning consequence in the lives of George Heller and his friends, in the lives of hundreds of others too, all good, decent citizens and much-admired radio and TV performers. " 272 pages. 6" x 9 /14
Southern Illinois Univ. Pr
Carbondale, IL, 1996, 
Softcover
New


003449; 
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23 Hayes, Helen, with Dody, Sanford On Reflection: an Autobiography
An autobiography signed by the beautiful and talented Helen Hayes. She decided to write this book because of her tenacious faith in the world; it is was legacy for her grandchildren to read one day when they were grown. After years of unwillingness to discuss her private world, she has produced a legacy for all of us in writing of the family stories, backstage anecdotes and her recollections of spiritual struggles. This autobiography is deeply moving and affectionately witty; a very good read. The dark gray and maroon binding is fine. The jacket has small tears at the corners and has light wear at the edges with 2 small tears. The spine has a 2" tear in the back crease and 1" tears in the front and back creases at the top. Also shows some wear along the front fold to inside flap. The back of the jacket has her photograph; now in a protective cover. Price is clipped. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author(s)
M. Evans & Company, Inc.
New York, 1968, First Edition
Hardcover
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Signed by Author
000564; 
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24 Hazen, Cindy; Freeman, Mike Love Always, Patsy : Patsy Cline's Letters to a Friend
042517168X / 9780425171684; In 1955, Treva Miller Steinbicker, a starstruck girl from East Tennessee, approached an up-and-coming country western singer in the hopes of establishing her fan club. Patsy Cline cheerfully accepted the honor. Over the next four years, through an intimate exchange of letters, she would become Treva's close friend and confidante. This is the collection of that remarkable, cherished correspondence - poignant, colorful, humorous and genuinely revealing in its honesty and warmth. The letters are reproduced as written, quite readable, with text included. 272 pages with index. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Berkley Publishing Group
New York, Ny, U. S. A., 1999, First Edition
Hardcover
Fine in Fine dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
001214; 
Price: 8.28 USD
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25 Hiney, Tom On the Missionary Trail: a Journey through Polynesia, Asia, and Africa with the London Missionary Society
0871138239 / 9780871138231; The Literary Review (London) said of this book: "One doesn't have to be a missionary, a Congregationalist, or even a Christian to admire their spirit. Everything seems to have caught their imagination. And everything about their trip seems to have caught Hiney's imagination, too. There aren't many books in which the author's fascination and affection for his subject shine through as clearly as in this one. " In 1821 the London Missionary Society (LMS) deputized George Bennet and Daniel Tyerman to travel the world, to visit its stations and report on their progress. This is the extraordinary account of this expedition in which they reported chiefs surfing, perpetual warfare and sudden surges and retreats of Christianity in the South Sea islands. Traveling the world, their last stop was the slave hub of Madagascar, where Tyerman died of exhuastion and Bennet had to excape the besieged mission house during the outbreak of tribal war in order to leave the country, finally returning home in 1829. 366 pages including notes, a bibliography, and index. Also includes 8 pages of photographs and drawings of their missionary stops, and one drawn map near the end. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Atlantic Monthly Pr
New York, New York, U. S. A., 2000, First American Edition
Hardcover
New in New dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
001619; 
Price: 11.96 USD
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