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May I Kiss You on the Lips Miss Sandra?

By: Bernhard, Sandra

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Rob Weisbach Books: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000770

ISBN: 0688164714

Condition: Fine


White paper boards backed in white cloth with dust jacket, 209pp. Signed by the author on half title page. Bernhard broke out in the American comedy scene in the 1980s after being cast by Martin Scorsese in The King of Comedy. She was one of the first women comics to deal openly and graphically with her sexuality and physicality in ways that were previously associated with men in stand-up. View more info

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Seven Gothic Tales

By: Dinesen, Isak (Karen Blixen)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001045

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library edition stated, Toledano binding style 7, blank endpapers, 265 titles in inverse of dust jacket, 420 pages; flexible green cloth boards with very light bumps at corners, creases to spine, previous owner's name in front endpaper, dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities and crease at bottom front corner, spine faded, dust jacket now in protective mylar. Introduction by Dorothy Canfield. "Seven Gothic Tales" was first published i... View more info

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To Begin Again: Stories and Memories 1908-1929

By: Fisher, M. F. K.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Pantheon Books: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000026

ISBN: 0679415769

Condition: Near Fine


Dust jacket in mylar. Full number line. 179 pages. View more info

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Twice Over Lightly: New York Then and Now

By: Hayes, Helen; Loos, Anita

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00063

ISBN: 0151921504

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 343 pages; eight pages of black and white photographs. Blue cloth boards with gilt titling, illustrated end papers, unclipped dust jacket now in protective mylar sleeve. View more info

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Conversations With M. F. K. Fisher

By: Lazar, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Jackson, Mississippi, U.S.A., Univ Pr of Mississippi: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000027

ISBN: 0878055959

Condition: Near Fine


Very light bump to tail of spine. Else fine. Dust jacket in mylar. 209 pages. One of the Literary Conversations Series. View more info

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Saroyan: A Biography

By: Lee, Lawrence; Gifford, Barry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00155

ISBN: 0060151412

Condition: Very Good


First edition stated. 338 pages, black and white photographs throughout; black cloth boards with silver titling, dust jacket with a bit of dust smudging now in protective mylar sleeve. View more info

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Had She but Known: A Biography of Mary Roberts Rinehart

By: MacLeod, Charlotte

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Mysterious Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000877

ISBN: 0892964448

Condition: Very Good


Black and white photographs. Light bumps at extremities, mild shelf wear. View more info

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The Copper King's Daughter

By: McCall, Dorothy Lawson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Binfords and Mort, Publishers: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: AD00029

ISBN: 0832302031

Condition: Very Good


First Edition stated, tan textured boards with maroon titling, pictorial end papers, 190 pages plus an introduction by Governor Tom Lawson McCall, numerous black and white photos scattered throughout, inscribed by author on half title page. View more info

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Olga: Revolutionary and Martyr

By: Morais, Fernando

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Grove Weidenfeld: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00067

ISBN: 080211086X

Condition: Very Good


First American edition stated. 256 pages, black and white photographs throughout; blue and white boards with red titling, light dust smudging and staining on page edges, unclipped dust jacket now in protective mylar sleeve. Translated from the Portuguese by Ellen Watson. View more info

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Eve Among the Puritans: A Biography of Lucy Fitch Perkins

By: Perkins, Eleanor Ellis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1956

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: MH00093

Condition: Very Good


238 pages, decorative paper boards backed in blue cloth with gilt titling, eight pages of black and white photographs, inscribed by the author in front free end paper; unclipped dust jacket with a bit of chipping and small tears and creasing at extremities, and light rubbing now in protective mylar sleeve. From the dust jacket: "A personal page from a little known chapter of our history -- the return east after the westward adventure. View more info

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Chance Meetings

By: Saroyan, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00136

ISBN: 039308809X

Condition: Very Good


135 pages; red paper over boards backed in red cloth with gilt titling, dust jacket now in protective mylar sleeve. View more info

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London Album: A California Legend at Work and Play

By: Willson, Carolyn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: California Historical Quarterly: 1976

Seller ID: 000387

Condition: Very Good


Staple-bound in heavy pictorial wrappers. Mild rubbing and some very light soiling to rear. Internally clean and bright. Short, pictorial biography of Jack London, reprinted from the California Historical Quarterly. Profuse with b/w photographs. Pages numbered 218-245, as from original publication. View more info