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A Half of Two Lives

by Alison Waley

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
1983
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Very Good
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McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1983. First US Edition. pp. 326. Hardcover with DJ. Used book. VERY GOOD copy, minor edge wear, age discoloration, clean unmarked interior, in VERY GOOD dust jacket, a few small chips and closed tears, protected by a new clear mylar cover. A biography of renowned scholar and translator of the Japanese masterpiece, The Tale of Genji, Arthur… Read more
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The Life of Yousuf Karsh: Portrait in Light and Shadow

by Maria Tippett

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
2008
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Very Good
ISBN
9780887848056
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Toronto: House of Anansi Press, 2008. pp.426. Used book. Paperback, VERY GOOD condition, minor edge wear, clean unmarked interior. "Considered by many to be Canada's most celebrated photographer, Yousuf Karsh was as famous for his brilliant mastery of the camera as he was for his behind-the-scenes techniques and shrewd psychological insight into human nature. The Life of Yousuf Karsh: Portrait… Read more
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Hons and Rebels

by Jessica Mitford

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
2010
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Near Fine
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London: The Folio Society, 2010. Hardcover with slipcase. Introduced by A.N. Wilson. NEAR FINE condition, decorative, pictorial boards. bright clean copy. Brown cardboard slipcase shows signs of minor shelf wear: scuffs, small scratches, etc.
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At Random the Reminiscences of Bennett Cerf

by Bennett Cerf

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
1977
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Very Good
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New York: Random House, 1977. pp.306 Hardcover. VERY GOOD copy, minor shelf wear, age discoloration, straight spine, clear unmarked interior. VERY GOOD dust jacket, price clipped, small tears and chips along edges, protected by a clear mylar cover. American's most famous publisher, Bennett Cerf, looks back on his private and public life.
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The Letters of Ernest Dowson

by Desmond Flower and Henry Maas (editors)

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
1967
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Very Good
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New Jersey: Associated University Presses, Inc./Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 1967. pp.470. Hardcover. VERY GOOD copy, dark grey cloth boards, age discoloration, clean unmarked interior. GOOD dust jacket, creases, small tears, chipped edges esp. along upper spine), sunned spine, small stains, protected by a new mylar cover.
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Boxcar Bertha

by Ben L. Reitman

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
1990
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Very Good
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Book-of-the_Month-Club
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New York: Amok Press, 1990. Book-of-the-month-club edition. pp.314. Hardcover. As told by Ben L. Reitman, introduction by Kathy Acker. VERY GOOD copy, bumped edges, shelf wear, age toning. GOOD dust jacket: small tears, creases, chips, protected by a new mylar cover.
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