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1 (Beatles). Goodgold, Edwin & Carlinsky, Dan THE COMPLEAT BEATLES QUIZ BOOK
(New York): Warner Books, (1975). First edition. Pages and covers uniformly age-toned, else a fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps. 
This illustrated pocketbook assembly of Beatles-related puzzles and quizzes is unopened and unmarked. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 (Wonder, Stevie). Love, Dennis & Brown, Stacy BLIND FAITH: The Miraculous Journey of Lula Hardaway, Stevie Wonder's Mother
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2002). 0684869799 / 9780684869797 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
A biography of Lula Hardaway, mother of musician Stevie Wonder, detailing her childhood in poverty and an abusive marriage, from which she fled to Detroit to gain her independence and raise her three sons. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Clement, Dick & La Frenais, Ian STILL CRAZY
(Suffolk): Screenpress Books, (1998). 1901680215 / 9781901680218 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. A fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps. Illustrated with black-and-white stills from the film. 
Screenplay for the tale of (fictional) 70's rock band, Strange Fruit, who, 21 years after their acrimonious breakup, re-group and go back on the road. The film starred Stephen Rea, Timothy Spall, Billy Connolly. SIGNED by the authors to the title-page. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Cody, Liza UNDER CONTRACT
New York: Scribner's, (1987). 0684187809 / 9780684187808 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Dots of pale stain to fore-edge, lower corner tip mildly bruised, else a near fine copy in an age-toned pictorial dust jacket. 
An Anna Lee investigation in Cody's still underappreciated series of superbly written detective novels--each rendered in a fresh, bracing prose style and chockful of richly imagined, acutely observed characters; this one is set in the world of rock music. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Crowe, Cameron BY CAMERON CROWE
[No place]. (DreamWorks Distribution), (2000). First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Square quarto. Large format softcover. Fine in white-on-white debossed wraps, with die-cut peekaboo front cover revealing photoportrait of Crowe on the title-page. With photographs by Neal Preston. SIGNED by Crowe to the front cover. 
Graphically elaborate photo-illustrated collection of Crowe's rock-n-roll pieces for Rolling Stone (and the San Diego Door) from 1972-1979, produced by DreamWorks to promote Crowe's film ALMOST FAMOUS, based upon his prodigal career as a rock journalist. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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6 Gorman, Ed WAKE UP LITTLE SUSIE
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., (2000). 0786706651 / 9780786706655 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Upper corner tip bumped, minor wear to the heel of the spine, lower rear corner tip chipped, else a near fine copy in pictorial wraps. 
While private investigator Sam McCain prefers rock and roll to murder, he soon finds himself embroiled in a case that wants neither for clues nor suspects. Sequel to the first installment in the series THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Haymon, S.T. DEATH OF A GOD
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1987). 0312001193 / 9780312001193 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
The fourth mystery featuring Detective-Inspector Ben Jurnet from the author of RITUAL MURDER. Jurnet investigates the murder of the charismatic lead singer of the rock band Second Coming. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Jennings, Paul, editor; Gorham, John, illustrator THE ENGLISH DIFFERENCE
(London): Aurelia Enterprises Ltd., (1974). 0904574008 / 9780904574005 First edition. From the library of Elton John lyricist, Bernie Taupin with his embossed seal to the half-title. Hardcover. Light bump to the spine tail, and minor wear to the lower shelf edges, else near fine in illustrated covers; no dust jacket. 144 pages, rose decorated endpapers, and a list of contributors. Quarto. 
Collection of fond paens to all things English--celebrating customs and curiosities, traditions and idiosyncrasies that set England apart, and that establish a British national identity. Cheerfully illustrated with photos, paintings, drawings, collages. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Levinson, Robert S. THE JOHN LENNON AFFAIR
(New York): (Forge), (2001). 0312879024 / 9780312879020 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Rear cover lightly soiled, else a near fine copy in white printed wraps. 
A Neil Gulliver and Steve Marriner novel. Levinson draws on his personal experiences with the people closest to John Lennon and the Beatles to "weave a nerve-jangling thriller that puts the reader in the heart of the action." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Lewis, Alfred Allan & Woodworth, Constance MISS ELIZABETH ARDEN
London & New York: W.H. Allen, 1973. First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in silver dust jacket with a few minor scrapes, scratches and several closed tears. 
Octavo. Blindstamp of Elton John lyricist, Bernie Taupin on front flyleaf. 320pages, photographs. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Sublett, Jesse TOUGH BABY
(New York): Viking, (1990). 0670833258 / 9780670833252 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
"A harrowing novel of the jive, decadent world of rock'n'roll. Murder, twisted sex, payola--a real degenerate milieu fully realized. Martin Fender is a great, unique, hard-boiled hero."--James Ellroy. SIGNED by the musician/author on the title-page. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 Tosches, Nick UNSUNG HEROES OF ROCK 'N' ROLL
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1984). 0684181487 / 9780684181486 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A study of Rock 'n' Roll before Elvis by, arguably, its truest chronicler. 245 pages, a chronology of the coming of Rock 'n' Roll, photographs, and an index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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