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1 (MARILYN MONROE) Marilyn Monroe 1955 Golden Dreams Calendar.
NP NP. 1955 First Edition Calendar Near Fine with no dust jacket 
CALENDAR. (12"X 22") Features the famous full color nude photograph of Marilyn Monroe titled "Golden Dreams." The image of Ms. Monroe measures 12"X 14 1/2". Complete. Near fine, but for a trace of faint toning to calendar portion. Very pleasing copy. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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2 (Various) LE FILM COMPLET. 1-2-1930 THRU 11/11/1930.
PARIS LE FILM COMPLET. 1930 First Edition Very Good 
106 issues from the year 1930 of the groundbreaking French film review. (16pp.) Text in French with numerous black & white stills from the films covered in each issue. Condition ranges from generally very good+ to good only, with nearly all somewhat age toned from the newsprint text utilized in production. (Some clipped corners, not affecting text, and creased page tips) A splendid archive of an important early film review. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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3 (Wilder, Billy) Castle, Alison. (Ed.) Auiler, Dan. (Interviews) BILLY WILDER'S SOME LIKE IT HOT.
KOLN TASCHEN. 2001 3822860565 / 9783822860564 First Edition Hardcover with no dust jacket 
Fine in a mildly discolored orange cardboard carton. Suede boards, without dj. as issued. (11" X 18") (384pp.) 843 color & b&w illustrations. Text in English, German & French. Wonderful homage to director Billy Wilder's classic comedy. Features several articles loosely laid-in, including a facsimile of Marilyn Monroe's promptbook showcasing her original notes. Large and heavy production which requires extra shipping upon purchase. (BC) 
Price: 375.00 USD
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4 Adler, Richard. (with) Davis, Lee. YOU GOTTA HAVE HEART.
NY DONALD I. FINE. 1990 1556112017 / 9781556112010 First Edition Hardcover Fine Signed by Author
INSCRIBED & dated in year of publication by Richard Adler to film director Luis Mandoki on the half-title page. Adler praises Mandoki for his film "White Palace" which was released in the same year as his book. About fine in a fine dj. The autobiography of the songwriter, composer of "The Pajama Game" and "Damn Yankees." ; Signed by Author(s) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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5 Allende, Isabel. OF LOVE AND SHADOWS.
NY: KNOPF. 1987 1987 022402812X / 9780224028127 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
First American Edition. UNCORRECTED PROOF. Fine in plain blue printed wrappers, laid-into the pictorial 'proof' state dj. SIGNED by Isabel Allende. (O) 
Price: 300.00 USD
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6 Amis, Martin. THE MORONIC INFERNO AND OTHER VISITS TO AMERICA.
LONDON: CAPE. 1986 1986 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
SIGNED by Martin Amis on title page. Fine in fine DJ. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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7 Anderson, Laurie. TALK NORMAL.
JAPAN ATELIER PEYOTL. 1992 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Fine in near fine dust jacket. (Mild traces of shelf soiling to jacket. ) Text in Japanese & English. Photographs by Kyoshiro Yoda. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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8 Asimov, Isaac. THE GENETIC CODE. THE STORY OF DNA-THE CHAIN OF LIFE.
LONDON JOHN MURRAY. 1964 First Edition 
Near fine in a near fine dj. (Couple tiny spots at top edge. Trace of faint shelf soiling to dj. Unobtrusive bookshop sticker at base of front pastedown) 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9 Asinof, Eliot. MAN ON SPIKES.
NY: MCGRAW-HILL. 1955 1955 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
Near fine in a Vg.+ dj. (Edges of cloth mildly discolored by age. Very shallow chipping at spine ends. Orange titles on spine somewhat discolored, but perfectly readable. Couple of 1"-inch tears in dj.) FIRST novel by the author of "Eight Men Out." As scarce as Malamud's "The Natural." (B) 
Price: 450.00 USD
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10 Asturias, Miguel Angel. THE GREEN POPE.
NY DELACORTE PRESS. 1971 9997406532 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First American Edition. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (Couple tiny spots of soiling at edges. Short edge tear at crest of front flap. Faint soil spot on spine of jacket. ) Superb copy. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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11 Atwood, Margaret. SURVIVAL. A THEMATIC GUIDE TO CANADIAN LITERATURE.
TORONTO: ANANSI. 1972 1972 First Edition Near Fine 
First issue binding printed by Web Offset. Also first issue dj. with no blurbs on rear panel. Near fine in a near fine dj. (Usual darkening of cheap paper stock in text. A few tiny edge nicks in dj. Mild discoloration of orange hue on spine of dj.) Scarce in the first issue. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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12 Balaban, John. AFTER OUR WAR.
PITTSBURGH PITTSBURGH. 1974 First Edition Cloth Fine 
Noted author & poet Myrah Cohn Livingston's copy with her own Frasconi designed bookplate on the front pastedown. Printed complimentary card of the Academy of American Poets laid-in. About fine in a fine dj. (Mild bump to one corner tip) The Lamont Poetry selection for 1974. (B) 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13 Barnes, Julian. STARING AT THE SUN.
CAPE. LONDON 1986 1986 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
SIGNED limited edition. 1 of 150 numbered copies. Near fine in quarter cloth & marbled boards without dust jacket as issued in very good+ plain tissue overlay. (The plain tissue wrapper has a few minor issues. A few small chips at edges, including a small hole near to edge. There is also some age toning. Slight hint of foxing at top edge. ) 
Price: 200.00 USD
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14 Beckett, Samuel. COMMENT C'EST.
PARIS LES EDITIONS DE MINUIT. 1961 0785905936 / 9780785905936 First Edition 
First trade edition. 3000 copies printed. SIGNED by Samuel Beckett on the title page. Near fine in printed wrappers. (Slight hint of shelfwear to covers) Though issued in a limited signed edition trade copies signed are likely less common. (B) 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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15 Bellow, Saul. MORE DIE OF HEARTBREAK.
NY MORROW. 1987 5550501147 / 9785550501146 First Edition 
INSCRIBED by Saul bellow on the half-title page. Near fine in a near fine dj. (Hint of light foxing at top edge. One single spot of foxing on bottom edge. Orange hue on spine of dj. lightly faded but still readable. Traces of faint foxing to quarter cloth) (B) 
Price: 125.00 USD
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16 Bengston, Billy Al. BILLY AL BENGSTON. PAINTINGS OF THREE DECADES.
CHRONICLE BOOKS. SAN FRANCISCO 1988 1988 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 
A trade-size paperback original. INSCRIBED by Billy Al Bengston on title page. Printed card for the exhibition at the James Corcoran Gallery laid-in. Fine in oversize pictorial printed wrappers. Largely color throughout. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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17 Bierce, Ambrose. THE SHADOW ON THE DIAL.
A.M. ROBINSON. SAN FRANCISCO 1909 1909 First Edition Hardcover Fine 
Close to fine in a Vg.+/Nf. dj. (Offsetting to the lefthand edge of the front endpaper. A few small edge chips in dj. Lightly toned along edges of dj.) An attractive copy in the rare dj. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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18 Bloch, Robert. The Opener of the Way.
Sauk City Arkham House. 1945 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First Edition. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (Jacket would be fine, but for 8 tiny pin-holes at folds. Traces of faint shelf soiling at bottom edges of cloth covers. One corner tip lightly nudged. ) (309pp. ) (5 1/2" x 7 3/4") Author's FIRST book. (after a 40-page booklet) A collection of 21 stories. 2065 copies printed. (B); 5 1/2" x 7 3/4"; 309 pages 
Price: 500.00 USD
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19 Boggs, S.S. EIGHTEEN MONTHS A PRISONER UNDER THE REBEL FLAG.
LOVINGTON SELF-PUBLISHED. 1889 Reprint Softcover Very Good 
Self-published by Boggs in 1887. This is an edition of 1889. (There is no mention of the earlier copyright in the book) A very good+ or better copy in pale red pictorial printed wrappers, with a small chip at edge of the rear cover & tiny chips at corners. Rear cover depicts the grounds of Andersonville Confederate prison camp. In remarkably nice condition for a book well over a hundred years old. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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20 Borges, Jorge Luis. (Contributor) VIEW. JANUARY 1946.
NY VIEW, INC. 1946 First Edition Near Fine 
Near fine in stapled pictorial wrappers. (Couple of short splits at spine ends) First English Language printing of Jorge Luis Borges' masterful story "The Circular Ruins" published many years later in "Ficciones." Translated by none other than Paul Bowles. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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