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Image for American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee

American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee

By: Abbott, Karen

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Randon House: 2010

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000829


422pp. 8vo. With Author's Note, Table of Contents, Acknowledgments, Notes and Sources, Bibliography, Index, and Illustration Credits. Signed by author on full title page ("Sinfully yours, Karen Abbott"). Tight and unread, original $26.00 price is intact, no other marks, complete number line (9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1), gift quality. Brodart protected. Author also wrote "Sin in the Second City." View more info

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Writing Across the Landscape Travel Journals 1960-2010

By: Ferlinghetti, Lawrence; edited by Giada Diano and Matthew Gleeson

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Liveright: 2015

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0002123


464pp. 8vo. Paper over boards, gilt on spine. Signed by the author to the title page. Book is unread, unmarked, unclipped, bright, tight, and Brodart protected. Complete number line from 1-10, stated First Edition. Embedded with facsimilie manuscript pages and poems, many never before published. Book consists of Previously Published Works; Author's Note; Editors' Introduction; First Time Abroad; Normandy Invasion (June 6, 1944); I The Sixties; II The Mexican Night; III T... View more info

Mockingbird Songs My Friendship with Harper Lee

By: Flynt, Wayne

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers: 2017

Edition: First

Seller ID: 0002246


215pp. 8vo. Illustrated cover, no dust jacket as issued. Signed by the author on the title page, which also has an embossed stamp saying "This copy is from Harper Lee's home state" within an outline of Alabama. Book was signed on publication date, May 2, 2017. Deckle fore-edge pages. Book is unread, unmarked, unclipped, tight, bright, and gift quality. View more info

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Committed A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage

By: Gilbert, Elizabeth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Adult: 2010

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000754


285pp. 8vo. Signed by author on title page. Complete number line. Opened only to be signed by author. Book is tight and unread. Pristine copy except for tiny black mark on lower right rear of dust jacket. Brodart protected. View more info

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W. Eugene Smith Shadow Substance Life Work American Photographer

By: Hughes, Jim

Price: $140.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1989

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000346


606 pp. Signed and inscribed ("The spirit of Gene Smith lives on in words & pictures, Jim Hughes") on title page. Spine ends bumped, otherwise Fine. Dust jacket is protected with a Brodart archival cover. View more info

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Steve Jobs

By: Isaacson, Walter

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2011

Edition: First

Seller ID: 0001416


630pp. 8vo. First Simon & Schuster edition. The biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Book is unread, tight, clean, unmarked, spine heel is slightly pushed, jacket is Brodart protected. Has a complete number line from 1-10 View more info

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John Quincy Adams American Visionary

By: Kaplan, Fred

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers: 2014

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0001842


652pp. 8vo. Grey and black paper over boards with gilt on spine. Includes Introduction, 17 chapters, Acknowledgments, Biographical Essay, Notes, Index. Kaplan has signed his name only on the title page. A stated First Edition with a complete number line from 1-10, book is unread, unmarked, unclipped, tight, straight, and it has a Brodart jacket protector. Spine ends slightly pushed with a tiny (1/5 inch) tear at spine head. View more info

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Strength in What Remains

By: Kidder, Tracy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2009

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0001367


277pp. 8vo. An ARC (Advance Reading Copy) signed to title page by author, subtitle is A journey of remembrance and forgiveness. Includes an Author's Note; Introduction: Burundi, June 2006; Part One/FLIGHTS; Part Two/GUSIMBURA; Epilogue; Acknowledgments; Some Historical Notes; Sources. Clean, tight, and unread. View more info

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No Easy Day The Autobiography of a Navy Seal/The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama Bin Laden

By: Owen, Mark

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 2012

Edition: First

Seller ID: 0001183


316pp. 8vo. The First Edition First Printing of the controversial book by a former Navy Seal. Book is clean, straight, and unmarked with a complete number line (10 through 1) and a stated first printing. Book has its original price of $26.95 intact, and its jacket is Brodart protected. Spine heel slightly bumped. Book is unread. View more info

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QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER THE OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY

By: Shawcross, William

Price: $160.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 2009

Edition: Signed Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0002150


1120pp. 8vo. Book is still in publisher's shrinkwrap in a custom slipcase with the Queen Mother's photo on verso. Book is unread and in pristine, gift-quality condition. View more info

Mockingbird A Portrait of Harper Lee, from Scout to Go Set a Watchman

By: Shields, Charles J.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co.: 2016

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0002153


326pp. 8vo. Paper over boards, gilt on spine. Signed to title page by author. Full number line. Originally published by Henry Holt & Co. in hardcover in 2006, and in paperback by St. Martin's Griffin in 2007. This is the Revised and Updated version. Book is unread, tight, clean, unmarked, unclipped, and Brodart protected. Book has 12 chapters, an Epilogue, Notes, Bibliography, Ackownledments, and an Index. Spine heel has been bumped and the dust jacket is crinkled in th... View more info

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M Train

By: Smith, Patti

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2015

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0001990


253pp, [1-6]. With 55 duotone photographs, with index. Small 8vo. Jacket front is a photograph of the author in a cafe, jacket verso is same location without anyone in it. . Brown cloth over boards, stamped M on jacket recto, gilt on spine. Signed by the author on the title page (There is a "Signed First Edition" sticker on the jacket cover). Book is unread, unmarked, unclipped, tight, clean, and Brodart protected. Gift quality. View more info

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Outcasts United A Refugee Team, an American Town

By: St. John, Warren

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Spiegel & Grau/Random House: 2009

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000889


307pp. 8vo. Signed boldly on title page by the author. A tight and unread copy, with original price intact and with no marks, complete number line (1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2), and First Edition stated. Brodart protected; gift quality. View more info

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Autobiography of Mark Twain The Complete and Authoritative Edition, Volume 1

By: [Twain, Mark], Smith, Harriet Elinor, Editor

Price: $190.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 2010

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000791


736pp. This is the first printing with the ever important 1 in the number line. Tight, crisp and unread and covered with a mylar jacket protector. View more info