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Life at the Dakota: New York's Most Unusual Address by  Stephen Birmingham - Signed First Edition - from West of Eden Books (SKU: 11016)

Life at the Dakota: New York's Most Unusual Address

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Life at the Dakota: New York's Most Unusual Address

by Birmingham, Stephen

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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New York, Random House, 1979, hardcover, xii-241 pp, First Edition stated, First Printing by numberline, Very Good+ in Near Fine dustjacket, Signed by the Author on the front endpaper. Straight, tight, and clean with no markings, light foxing to text block edges, sharp corners. Dustjacket unclipped bearing original price, very slight edge bumps, in new Brodart sleeve. A social history of the famous 1884 apartment house, star of Rosemary's Baby, and home to New Yorkers such as Boris Karloff, Lauren Bacall, Leonard Bernstein, John Lennon and Yoko Ono as well as a few ghosts and a host of eccentrics. Illustrated with 16 pages of black-&-white plates. Index appended.

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Bookseller
West of Eden Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
11016
Title
Life at the Dakota: New York's Most Unusual Address
Author
Birmingham, Stephen
Book condition
Used - Very Good+
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition stated, First Printing by numberline
Binding
Hardcover
Keywords
Biography & Autobiography; History; Mid-Atlantic; Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA); New York; New York (State); New York, N.Y.; Northeast U.S.; Rich & Famous; Social History; State & Local; United States

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About West of Eden Books

West of Eden Books is a home-based bookseller selling exclusively on-line since October 2003. We specialize in Out-Of-Print and Collectible Books with interests ranging from the Fine and Performing Arts to Science, Sports and Modern Literature. We are in daily contact with top booksellers worldwide and are happy to provide free referrals on request. Most of our listed books are first edition, first printings, carefully researched through our own reference materials and many other available sources. Most books are in Very Good to Fine condition with any flaws carefully noted. All hardcover books with dustjackets will receive a new archival quality Brodart dustjacket sleeve prior to shipping. Customer service and satisfaction is of primary importance to us at West of Eden Books. Our feedback from customers has been overwhelmingly positive. We pride ourselves in this and pledge to address any issue with any of our products or services to your satisfaction. Digital images available on request.

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Bumps
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First Edition
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edges
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tight
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