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41 (Greenaway, Kate). Neal, Tom KATE GREENAWAY: An Appreciation of a Portraitist
Los Angeles, California: Dawson's Book Shop, (1945). First edition. Fine in stapled printed wraps. Small octavo. 9 pages; frontispiece portrait. 
Christmas keepsake tribute to Kate Greenaway's portrait art, printed at the Bookman Press in Los Angeles. This copy has been inscribed, SIGNED, and dated (Christmas, 1945) by Neal to the reverse of the front cover. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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42 (Haas, Robert Bartlett). Assion, Peter, compiled and edited by SAID AND DONE: An Annotated Bio-Bibliography of Robert Bartlett Haas
Marburg and Walldurn, (Institut fur Europaische Enthologie und Kulturforschung), 1986. First edition, first printing: a chapbook original. Some superficial scratches to covers, thus nearly fine, perfect-bound within photo-pictorial cardstock covers with portrait of Haas. Laid in, a greeting card hand-written by Haas, within a hand-addressed envelope, to bookbinder Peggy Lecky. 
Illustrated festschrift to the longtime head of U.C.L.A. Extension's Department of Art And Humanities, whose influence on Los Angeles culture was far-reaching and profound. This copy inscribed ("and to honor your eightieth!") and SIGNED by Haas. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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43 (Hammett, Dashiell). Stewart, Donald Ogden; editor FIGHTING WORDS
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1940). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A near fine copy in black cloth with gilt spine titles (slightly tarnished and rubbed); lacking the dust jacket. 
Presentation copy with a dated (1940) inscription, SIGNED by the editor--the blacklisted American author and screenwriter (The Philadelphia Story). Advice on writing with contributions by Hammett, Langston Hughes, Albert Maltz, Dorothy Parker, et al. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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44 (Harding, Florence). Anthony, Carl Sferrazza FLORENCE HARDING: The First Lady, The Jazz Age, And The Death Of America's Most Scandalous President
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1998). 0688077943 / 9780688077945 First edition, second printing. Full-page dated inscription, SIGNED by the author to the half-title page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 645 pages; index. Photographic plates. 
"FLORENCE HARDING is a magnificent biography of a much maligned, misunderstood First Lady. She truly was a forerunner of the modern First Lady. It is a fascinating, enlightening gem of a book."--Helen Thomas. A major biography. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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45 (Hardy, Thomas). Weber, Carl J., edited with an introduction and notes by LETTERS OF THOMAS HARDY: Transcribed from the Original Autographs Now in the Colby College Library
Waterville, Maine: Colby College Press, 1954. First edition. Inscribed and SIGNED by Weber to the front endpaper. Hardcover. A near fine copy in blue cloth, spine titles gilt; in a shelfworn pictorial dust jacket with chips, tears, and some creases to the edges. 
Tall octavo. An assemblage of Hardiana, in the form of letters, that provide an insight into the entire literary career of the English novelist and poet. 126 pages; indexed. Illustrated with plates; including portraits, photographs, and facsimiles. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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46 (Hecht, Ben). Fetherling, Doug THE FIVE LIVES OF BEN HECHT
(Toronto, Canada): Lester and Orpen Limited, (1977). 0919630855 / 9780919630857 First edition. Dated in the year of publication and SIGNED by the author to the title-page, with an inscription to producer-director Fletcher Markle. Hardcover. Fine in blue boards stamped in gilt to the spine; frontis-photo of Hecht; in a very faintly rubbed illustrated dust jacket that shows a hint of crimping to spine crown, tiny tear to spine heel. 228 pages; Hecht bibliography, Hecht filmography, index. 
The journalist, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, from his days as a Chicago reporter in the 1920s to his reign as the highest paid scenarist in Hollywood. Laid in: SIGNED note from the author to Markle, thanking him for sharing his memories of Hecht. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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47 (Hirshberg, Glen). Link, Kelly, editor TRAMPOLINE: An Anthology
Northhampton, MA: Small Beer Press, (2003). 1931520046 / 9781931520041 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by Glen Hirshberg at his entry. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps with wraparound cover art by Shelley Jackson. 
An original fantasy anthology of twenty stories by Christopher Barzak, Richard Butner, Alan DeNiro, Carol Emshwiller, Jeffrey Ford, Karen Joy Fowler, Greer Gilman (2004 World Fantasy Award winner for this novella), John Gonzalez, Glen Hirshberg, et alia. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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48 (Hopper, Edward). Rubin, Susan Goldman EDWARD HOPPER: Painter of Light And Shadow
New York: Abrams Books For Young Readers, (2007). 0810993473 / 9780810993471 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Oblong quarto. 
Inscribed, "To Gina, Best Wishes" and SIGNED and dated 2008 by the author to the title page. A high-quality picture book introducing the artist to young people through a biography with examples of his art illuminating the text on each page. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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49 (Hughes, Dorothy B.) Keating, H.R.F. INSPECTOR GHOTE BREAKS AN EGG
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1970). First U.S. edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Some pale traces of darkening at the inner hinges (glue reaction), else a fine copy in a pictorial dust jacket that shows some mild edgewear, rubbing, and sunning. 
MWA Grand Master and Edgar-winning critic Dorothy B. Hughes' copy with her SIGNATURE to front free endpaper. Quite possibly Hughes reviewed Keating's book in print...which reminds us, has anybody collected her astute genre reviews for book publication? 
Price: 45.00 USD
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50 (Jackson, Stonewall). Wayland, John W. STONEWALL JACKSON'S WAY: Route-Method-Achievement
Staunton, Virginia: The McClure Printing Company, 1956. Second edition, revised. Dated and SIGNED by the author to the front endpaper. Hardcover. Near fine: bound in sturdy embossed Kingskraft cloth with a gold medallion style portait of Stonewall Jackson to the cover; printed on heavy coated stock; no dust jacket, as issued. Quarto. 244 pages; indexed. Over 180 photographs and 56 maps. 
"Photographs and maps enhance a superb text that recounts Jackson's exploits in the Valley."--Nevins II, page 247. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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51 (Johnson, George Clayton). Nolan, William F.; Fritch, Charles E.; Matcha, Jack, editors GAMMA 1
North Hollywood, CA: Star Press, 1963. Volume One, Number One. SIGNED by the author George Clayton Johnson to the contents/title-page. Digest. Pages toned as usual, else fine, as-new, in pictorial wraps with cover art by Morris Scott Dollens. 
"The Freeway" by George Clayton Johnson (Nolan's collaborator on LOGAN'S RUN), stories by Matheson, Leiber, Beaumont, Bradbury, Ray Russell, van Vogt, Tennessee Williams, Forry Ackerman; plus an interview of Rod Serling, "Crescendo", a poem by Bradbury. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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52 (Jones, Leroi). Baraka, Imamu Amiri THE MOTION OF HISTORY And Other Plays
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1978. 0688082726 / 9780688082727 First edition, first printing: Trade paperback issue. Dated inscription, SIGNED by the author! Trade Paperback. First four pages trimmed shorter than the rest of the text (production flaw?), minor edge wear, else near fine, possibly unread in illustrated wraps. Octavo. 225 pages. 
Collects three previously unpublished plays: "The Motion of History"; "Slave Ship"; and "S-1". Introduction by the author, programs notes, and glossaries. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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53 (King, Stephen). Darabont, Frank THE GREEN MILE
[No place]. [No publisher], [No date]. Shooting script: final draft. 126 xeroxed 8.5 x 11 inch pages, brad-bound within official Castle Rock Entertainment/Time Warner Company cardstock covers. 
Darabont, who also directed, has SIGNED the title-page of this promotional copy of his screenplay for King's serial novel. The screenplay, the film, and supporting actor Michael Clarke Duncan were all nominated for Oscars. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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54 (King, Stephen). Morgan, Ken, chairman HORRORFEST '89: Convention Program
(Riverdale, Il.): Horrorfest Press, 1989. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated stapled black-and-white wraps. Octavo. 48 pages. Cover and internal illustrations by Brian Cooper. Photographic portraits. 
Convention program in honor of Stephen King SIGNED by every contributor Ken Morgan, Tyson Blue, Gretta M. Anderson, Paul Dale Anderson, Lisa Cantrell, Michael R. Collings, Brian Cooper, Matthew J. Costello, Ray Rexer, Bryan Moore, and Douglas E. Winter. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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55 (Kraink, Ardis). Skrebneski, Victor, photographer BRAVI: LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO
New York/London/Paris: Abbeville Press Publishers, (1994). 1558597719 / 9781558597716 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in photo-decorated boards; in photo-illustrated dust jacket that shows a short, jagged tear to upper rear flap. Large quarto. This copy fondly inscribed and SIGNED by the Lyric Opera's general director Ardis Kraink. 
Commemorative volume celebrates 40 years of the Lyric Opera of Chicago, with portrait gallery by Skrebneski of 11 singers, a collection of production photos taken by Dan Rest and Tony Romano, and articles by John Von Rhein and Andrew Porter. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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56 (Lansdale, Joe R.) Slater, Ray TEXAS NIGHT RIDERS
New York City: Leisure Books, (1983). 0843920238 / 9780843920239 First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Unobtrusive bookstore stamp to a preliminary page, mild wear to the edges, very superficial reader's creases, else a near fine copy in illustrated wraps. 
Pulpish Western paperback original, penned by Lansdale under the Ray Slater rubric, and SIGNED to the title-page thus, "Ray Slater alias--Joe R. Lansdale (his own self)." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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57 (Lantz, Walter). Adamson, Joe; Capra, Frank, introduction THE WALTER LANTZ STORY: with Woody Woodpecker & Friends
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1985). 0399130969 / 9780399130960 First edition. SIGNED, inscribed, and dated by Lantz, with an original drawing of Woody Woodpecker, to the front free endpaper. Hardcover. Slight crimp to the heel of the spine, else very nearly fine; in a fine color photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Illustrated with b&w photos, sketches, movie stills, this is a highly entertaining biography of the development of the famous animator, producer, and philanthropist, as well as an account of the growth of the cartoon into a multimillion dollar industry. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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58 (Lawrence, D.H.) Moore, Harry T.; Schorer, Mark, introduction POSTE RESTANTE: A Lawrence Travel Calendar
Berkeley and Los Angeles: The University of California Press. 1956. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in red cloth with titles in gilt to the spine; in a price-clipped dust jacket. An attractive copy. 
A "geographical biography" giving a complete account of D.H. Lawrence's daily whereabouts from 1912 until his death in 1930. This copy is warmly inscribed to Mercedes McCambridge and Fletcher Markle and SIGNED by Ruth and Mark Schorer. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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59 (Lee, Robert E.). Freeman, Douglas Southall LEE'S LIEUTENANTS: A Study in Command: Volume One: Manassas to Malvern Hill; Volume Two: Cedar Mountain to Chancellorsville; Volume Three: Gettysburg to Appomattox
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1942-1944. First Edition, first and later printings. Three volume set. Black cloth with gilt lettering and rules to the front cover and spine. Hardcover. Spot of stain to the top page edge of Volume I, which also shows a few minor stains and mild wear, else the set is very good to near fine; in near fine, illustrated dust jackets with minor edge wear and nicks. 
2395 pages, twenty-four illustrations, one hundred seven maps, manuscript sources, short title indexes, and general indexes. Volume 1 has been SIGNED by Douglas Southall Freeman. Volume II is a later printing. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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60 (Long, Earl K.) McCaughan, Richard SOCKS ON A ROOSTER: Louisiana's Earl K. Long
Baton Rouge: Claitor's Book Store, 1967. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good plus in sturdy blue cloth with spine and cover titles in yellow; in a very good, shelfworn illustrated dust jacket with nicks, tears, foxing, rubbing, and soiling. Octavo. 296 pages; appendices and an index. 
Political biography of Earl Kemp Long, former Governor of Louisiana and the younger brother of Huey. Contains a black-and-white photographic section at the rear. Dated inscription, SIGNED by the author to the front pastedown endpaper. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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