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UP IN THE OLD HOTEL.

By Joseph Mitchell,

New York, New York: Pantheon, 1992. Later printing. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Very good/very good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xiii + 718 pages, black quarter cloth. A very good, generally clean, sturdy hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear, rubbing at the corners, spine slightly canted; hinges and binding solid, paper white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with original price. A terrific original reading copy.

$16.50

The Linebook: 1931 / The Linebook: 1933 (two original copies sold together)

By Richard Henry Little (RHL); Shelby Little (editor); The Chicago Tribune

Chicago, Illinois: The Chicago Tribune, 1931/1933. First edition thus. Chapbook-Saddle stitch. Good + / Very good. 2 individual copies. Narrow octavo 9" tall x 4 1/4" wide, saddle stitched, 64 pages, stiff color illustrated wraps. 1931 is a good plus original copy over all, spine and cover edges worn, interior cover lightly foxed, first and last pages foxed, but generally clean and binding sturdy, paper cream white. 1933 is a very good copy over all, spine and cover edges light to moderately worn, generally clean and bindings sturdy, paper cream white. "The Linebook, made up of the brilliant nonsense and incomprable satire written daily by the Tribune's distinguished column conductor, Richard Henry Little, has been published annually since 1924."

$9.50

The Linebook: 1942 / The Linebook: 1943 (two original copies sold together)

By Richard Henry Little (RHL); Charles Collins (editor); The Chicago Tribune

Chicago, Illinois: The Chicago Tribune, 1942 / 1943. First edition thus. Chapbook-Saddle stitch. both Very good. Narrow octavo 9" tall x 4 1/4" wide, saddle stitched, 64 pages, stiff color illustrated wraps. both are very good original copies over all, spine and cover edges light to moderately worn, generally clean and bindings sturdy, paper cream white. "The Linebook, made up of the brilliant nonsense and incomprable satire written daily by the Tribune's distinguished column conductor, Richard Henry Little, has been published annually since 1924."

$9.50

Praying for Sheetrock ((Uncorrected galley proof / advance reader's copy / ARC special reading edition)
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Praying for Sheetrock ((Uncorrected galley proof / advance reader's copy / ARC special reading edition)

By Melissa Fay Greene

New York, New York: Addison Wesley , 1991. First Edition. Pictorial Wraps. Near fine. (Uncorrected proof / advance reading copy--ARC edition--Issued in large paperback size from the first edition plates for proofreaders and reviewers prior to publication.) Octavo, 9 1/4" tall. A near fine, clean, sturdy softcover with light shelf wear, BUT cover corner creased across; binding tight, paper cream white. Editor's card to reviewer laid in.

$9.50

Magazine Profiles: studies of a dozen contemporary magazine groupings: The Atlantic, Esquire, The New Yorker ;Oui, Penthouse, Playboy; Rolling Stone, Village Voice; Black Enterprise, Ebony, Essence; Elks Magazine, Kiwanis Magaine, The Rotarian; Better Homes and Gardens, Southern Living, Sunset; Camera 35, Modern Photography, Popular Photography, Peterson's; American Home, Better Homes and Gardens, House Beautiful, House & Gardens; A.D., Catholic Digest, Commentary,The Episcopalian, The Luteran, Moody Monthly, United Methodist Today; Sports Illustrated, Tennis, WomenSports, World Tennis; Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Mademoiselle, The National Review, The New Republic; Ladies Home Journal,McCall's, Redbook

By Robert E. Kenyon Jr., Wilson E. Durham, jr, Whayne Dillehay, Terry Breen, Victoria L. O'Hara, Arline L. Datu, Susan Allen Whitehurst, Thomas Harack, Karen Larson, Pamela K. Luecke, Alexander McNab, Gwen Miller, Lillian Swanson, Evelyn Schreiber

Evanston, Illinois: Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, 1974. First edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Quarto, iv + 194 pages, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, neat original edition over all with light shelf wear, a few page creasings, but over all clean and neat, binding tight, paper white.

$45.00

How to Do Leaflets, Newsletters and Newspapers
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How to Do Leaflets, Newsletters and Newspapers

By Nancy Brigham; Ann Raszmann & Dick Cluster

New York, New York: Hastings House, 1982. First edition. Original Wraps. Very good +. Quarto, 11" tall, 144 pages, still illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, neat original soft cover copy with light shelf wearing and slight exterior soiling, binding solid, paper white.

$8.50

The Magazine in America 1741 - 1990

By John Tebbel, Mary Ellen Zuckerman

New York, New York: Oxford University Press, , 1991. First printing. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Very Good / Near Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 433 pages, brown quarter-cloth. A very good clean, neat hard cover with minor shelf wear and rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, BUT a previous owner has sporadically underlined several chapters (approx. 20 pages). In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price .

$12.50

The Skeptic; a life of H. L. Mencken.
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The Skeptic; a life of H. L. Mencken.

By Terry Teachout

New York, New York: Harper Collins (Harpercollins), 2002. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 410 pages. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket with original price present.

$19.00

TIME, the Weekly Newsmagazine; volume XLVII (47), Number 15; April 15, 1946. [Amadeo Peter Giannini of Bank of America] "California's Giannini" (cover).

By Henry R. Luce, Manfred Gottfried, T.S. Matthews editors; Artzybasheff cover

New York, New York: Time Inc., 1946. First printing. Original Wraps. Very Good-. Single original issue complete with cover and ads. Octavo 11" tall, 108 pages, wire saddle stitch, color cover, with subscriber label in lower corner. A very good (minus), clean copy overall with a two-inch tear and several shorter tears and some chipping along the cover edges, binding solid, internally pages clean.

$16.50

Tides of War: World News Reporting 1931 - 1945

By Robert W. Desmond

Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1984. First Edition . Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xi + 544 pages, red cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear, but some foxing and color fading to the exterior edge ; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, previous owner's book plate on front endpaper. In a very good moderately worn dust jacket with several short edge tears.

$9.50

A Life of Damon Runyon [signed by Jimmy  Breslin]
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A Life of Damon Runyon [signed by Jimmy Breslin]

By Jimmy Breslin

New York, New York: Ticknor and Fields, 1991. First edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth . Very Good/Very Good. Signed signed by Breslin on the title page, but not collectible due to damage but still a good reading copy. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 410 pages, black quarter-cloth. BUT unfortunately, the front free endpaper and fly leaf have been cut away. An otherwise very good, generally clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear ; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, slight soiling to the bottom fore-edge. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$6.50

The X Factor: a Quest for Excellence (the Larger Agenda Series)

By George Plimpton; William S. Rukeyser (editor)

Knoxville, Tennessee: Whittle Direct Books, 1990. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. Issued as a premium by Federal Express. Later published by published by W.W. Norton. Quarto 10 1/4" tall, 85 pages, black boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with light wear overall, hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket.

$9.50

Book Reviewing

By John E. Drewry

Boston, Massachusetts: The Writer, Inc., 1945. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Good. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, x + 231 pages, gilt titles on black cloth. A very good, clean, neat, hard cover first edition over all with light shelf wear and rubbing at the corners but slight exterior dampstaing at uppr margins and fore-margin of cloth (with no apparent damage to the interior); hinges and binding solid. paper lightly yellowed. In a good, moderately worn dust jacket with dampstaining evident at top margin and fore-margin, and with price present

$9.50

The Spectator [weekly newspaper] ; Saturday, November 20, 1926 (#5,134) [single original issue - complete; Disarmament in industry; politics and parties in India; public schools and social service; how to make farming pay; the week in Parliment; etc.

By Evelyn Wrench (editor): J. F. Roxburgh, Sir Frank Fox, F.A> Mackenzie, St. John Ervin, Sybil Vincent, Richard Jennings, Iris Barry, et alal

London, England: The Spectator, 1926. First edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. A single original issue of this British conservative weekly newsmagazine. Folio 13" tall, self wraps, pages 885 to 944 + printed wraps, black and white, wire saddle stitch, (approx 60 pages). A very good, clean neat issue with minor shelf wear over all, with marginal soiling, wire stitches rusting; binding tight, paper just lightly yellowed. A great vew into a moment in time.

$19.00

Shutterbabe: Adventures in Love and War
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Shutterbabe: Adventures in Love and War

By Deborah Copaken Kogan

New York, New York: Villard, 2000. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 300 pages. A very good, clean, neat hardcover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white, with slight foxing at the fore-edges. In a very good dust jacket with the original price.

$6.50

While They Fought: behind the scenes in Washington, 1941 - 1946

By Helen Lombard

New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1967. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Good. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 322 pages, maroon cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed, but a touch of foxing to the fore-edges. In a good, moderately edge worn dust jacket ith light chipping at the fold edges, and with the original price.

$14.50

The Trouble With Nowadays [signed]
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The Trouble With Nowadays [signed]

By Cleveland Amory

New York, New York: Arbor House Pub Co, 1979. Third printing. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Near Fine / Very Good. Signed by the author on the front lfyleaf and inscribed to a previous owner. Octavo, 9 1/8" tall, 253 pages black quarter-cloth. A near fine, clean neat hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket, wit a couple of short edge tears, with original price.

$9.50

We Saw It Happen : the news behind the news that's fit to print by thirteen correspondents of the New York Times

By Edited by Hanson W. Baldwin and Shepard Stone; Arthur Krock, G.E. R. Gedye, F. Raymond Daniell, Frank Nugent, Douglas Churchill, Elliott Bell, Ferdinand Kuhn jr. Russell Owen, John Kieran, William R. Conklin, Hugh Byas, Brooks Atkinson, Louis Stark et al

New York, New York: Simon and Schuster &, 1938. Third printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Sold as a nice original reading copy. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall; viii + 379 pages, gilt titles on gray cloth. A very good minus, generallyt clean, sturdy hardcover with moderate shelf wear; some light exterior soiling (foxing); hinges and binding solid, paper clean and lightly yellowed, with a previous owner's name on the front endpaper; foxing to endpaper gutterss. Lacking dust jacket.

$9.50

Moments: the Pulitzer Prize Photographs

By Sheryle and John Leekley; foreword by Dan Rather

New York, New York: Crown Publishers, 1979. Fifth printing. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Oblong quarto, 9 1/4"x 12," 128 pages, gray quarter-cloth, black and white intertextual illustrations throughout. This a very good clean moderately worn copy over all, with slight bumping to the fore-corner tips; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. In a good, edge worn dust jacket with minor soiling at the margins, and chipping at the folds.

$6.50

TIME, the Weekly Newsmagazine; volume XLIX (49), Number 1; January 6, 1947. "Man of the Year [Secretary of State James F. Byrnes]; a nervous nation found a firm and patient voice" (cover).

By Henry R. Luce, Manfred Gottfried, T.S. Matthews editors; Chaliapin cover illustration.

New York, New York: Time Inc., 1947. First printing. Original Wraps. Very Good. Single original issue complete with cover and ads. Octavo 11" tall, 100 pages, wire saddle stitch, color cover, with subscriber label in lower corner. A very good, clean copy over all, with minor exterior shelf wear, faint dampstaining to the lower exterior cover cornerbinding solid, internally near fine with some yellowing primarily to first and last pages.

$16.50

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