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1 (Adams, Franklin Pierce). Ashley, Sally F.P.A.: The Life and Times of Franklin Pierce Adams
New York: Beaufort Books Publishers, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A breezy, happy, affectionate portrait of a once-famous newspaperman's life and the carefree and productive era in American letters in which he lived, presenting both the private man and the public citizen. Out-of-print 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 (Ade, George). Coyle, Lee GEORGE ADE
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1964). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a lightly rubbed, price-clipped dust jacket. 
A retrospective on the writings of the New York literary celebrity whose syndicated stories earned him millions of readers. Full of previously unpublished letters and other material available only in manuscript. Twayne's United States Authors Series #63 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Agee, James JAMES AGEE: Selected Journalism
Knoxville, Tennessee: University of Tennessee Press, (1985). Second printing. Hardcover. Very fine in a very fine dust jacket 
A collection of articles from 1932-1948, during which time Agee was intermittently employed by Time and Fortune, two of the most influential magazines of his time. The writings deal perceptively with topics ranging from the atom bomb to the automobile. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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New York: St. Martin's, (1998). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Bierce, Ambrose THE SHADOW ON THE DIAL and Other Essays
San Francisco: A.M. Robertson, 1909. First edition. Hardcover. Mild edgewear, rubbing to covers, hint of darkening to spine, offsetting to the endsheets, else near fine in green cloth lettered in gilt to front cover and spine, with sundial device in black to the cover and in gilt to the spine; lacking dust jacket. 
Selection of pieces "written for various California journals and periodicals," gathered, and with a preface by, S.O. Howes. Treated with Bierce's wonted wit are a wide range of subjects, including the death penalty, dreams, writers of dialect, and dogs. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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6 Brandt, Nat and Yanna LAND KILLS
Woodstock, Vermont: Foul Play Press, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with traces of creasing at the spine edges. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926. First edition. Hardcover. Hint of shelfwear, faint spot of soil to front endsheet, mild spine slant, else near fine in blue cloth stamped in gilt to front cover and spine; in a lightly edgeworn, rubbed and nicked dust jacket with spine panel tanned. 
Humorous picaresque fantasy from the celebrated newspaper columnist and drama critic. In Bleiler's CHECKLIST. The publisher's jacket blurb invites comparisons with Cabell's JURGEN. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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8 Carpenter, John Jo SIGNAL GUNS AT SUNUP
(New York): Simon and Schuster, 1950. First edition. Hardcover. Mild wear to spine ends, bookseller's label to the rear pastedown, else a near fine copy; in a pictorial dust jacket with light wear, nicks, and rubbing to the extremities. Jacket illustration by Barye Phillips. 
Ben Lovejoy came from New England to run "The Sunup Gazette" a small paper in a small Texas town. He arrived at a place where law and justice were more about survival than about the truth, and where a man might have to defend an editorial with a gun. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Coleman, Evelyn WHAT A WOMAN'S GOTTA DO
(New York): Simon & Schuster, (1998). 0684831759 / 9780684831756 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
Using vivid details from her experience as a journalist, Evelyn Coleman has created a memorable black heroine--and written a debut mystery that offers a range of twists. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Coleman, Evelyn WHAT A WOMAN'S GOTTA DO
(New York): Simon & Schuster, (1998). 0684831759 / 9780684831756 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Shelia Turner and design by Timothy Hsu. 
Coleman's books for children have won the Parents Choice Honor Book, Publishers Weekly Cuffie Award, and the Smithsonian Outstanding Children's Book. Her first mystery introduces Patricia Conley, an Atlanta journalist, trying to find her fiance's killer. 
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11 Frankel, Lillian and Godfrey, editors SCRAPBOOK OF REAL-LIFE STORIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE: The Best from the Newspapers
New York: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., (1958). First edition. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine dust jacket with slight rubbing at the spine and flap fold edges. 
A collection of over 100 delightful articles culled from daily newspapers that offer slices of life, news, sports, activities and adventures for and about young people in the 1950s. Includes such stories as a car-hop's first day on the job. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Furneaux, Rupert NEWS OF WAR: Stories and Adventures of the Great War Correspondents
London: Max Parrish, (1984). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a slightly rubbed and lightly soiled dust jacket. 
Early war correspondents were able to secure private military information and make some amazing scoops. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Green, Martin THE PROBLEM OF BOSTON: Some Readings in Cultural History
London: Longmans, (1966). First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Fine in near fine dust jacket with light rubbing at the shelf extremities. 
A book about cultural conditions in a city that was the center of literature in nineteenth century America. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Harper, Philip DEATH BENEFIT
New York: Simon and Schuster, (2000). First edition: Advance Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in printed wraps. 
Third in Harper's George Gray investigative mystery series. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Hicks, John and Tucker, Robert, editors REVOLUTION & REACTION: THE PARIS COMMUNE 1871
(Amherst, Massachusetts): The University of Massachusetts Press, (1973). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in sky-blue linen with silver titles to the spine; in a near fine lightly rubbed dust jacket with tiny tears to the upper shelf-edges. 
A collection of evaluative essays by eminent scholars on that urban social phenomenon of 1871 with varied perspectives on the violent reaction to it. Reprinted from The Massachusetts Review Volume XII, Number 3, Summer 1971. 238 pages; illustrations. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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New York: Random House, (1986). 039453090X / 9780394530901 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine with very light soiling to fore-edge, in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by David Tamura. 
Reporter Maggie Rome goes to upstate New York to join a peace camp established by a group of women activists protesting the storage of nuclear missiles at a military base. When a murder occurs, Maggie's boss C.B. Greenfield arrives to solve the crime. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1979). 0517536668 / 9780517536667 First edition. Hardcover. Slightly faded covers, else a near fine copy; in an illustrated dust jacket with mild tanning to the flaps. Jacket design by Honi Werner. 
A new detective duo, in the Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin style. Maggie Rome is an upper-middle-class Westchester lady and her boss C.B. Greenfield is the editor and publisher of a small-town newspaper, who together investigate a hit-and-run accident. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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18 Kent, Bill STREET MONEY
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2002). 031228585X / 9780312285852 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in glossy wraps. 
Newspaper correspondent Kent debuts Philadelphia newspaper journalist Andrea (Andy) Cosicki and old-time columnist, Shep Ladderback in this action-filled mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 Kofoed, Jack MOON OVER MIAMI
New York: Random House, (1955). First edition. Hardcover. Tiny spot to the upper page edges, else near fine in navy-blue over sky-blue cloth with gilt delineating rules and gilt titles to the spine; in a very good plus dust jacket with mild fading to the spine area and shallow chipping to the upper spine edge. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by the author with notations to the front endpaper. The long-time columnist for the Miami Herald tells anecdotal behind-the-scenes tales of the famous and quirky personalities he encountered in 45 years as a journalist. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979. 0394501705 / 9780394501703 First edition. Hardcover. Remainder stamp to lower page edges, light age-toning to the endsheets, else a near fine copy in a mildly age-toned pictorial dust jacket. 
Discotheque dancing, cats, celebrityhood, teen-agers, term papers, basement leaks, conversations among seven-year-olds, just some of the topics treated in this collection of Leonard's witty and insightful "Private Lives" pieces for the NY Times. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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