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The Facts: A Novelist's Autobiography (Signed First Edition)

by Philip Roth

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1988
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First Edition
ISBN
9780374152123
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$150.00

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New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux [FSG], 1988. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. The first of Roth's two memoirs. Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Front board faintly mottled, with faint fading to the edges of the endpapers. Jacket lightly rubbed and edgeworn.
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The Facts: A Novelist's Autobiography (First Edition)

by Philip Roth

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1988
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First Edition
ISBN
9780374152123
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$25.00

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New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux [FSG], 1988. First Edition. First Edition. The first of Roth's two memoirs. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket.
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The Bishop Jots It Down: An Autobiographical Strain on Memories (Signed First Edition)

by Francis Clement Kelley

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Published
1939
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First Edition
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$15.00

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1939. First Edition. First Edition. Very Good plus in green cloth with gilt titles to the spine and no dust jacket. SIGNED by the author on the half-title page. Moderate fade to the spine with some lift to the cloth on the boards and light bumping and rubbing to the tips. The binding is… Read more
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Memories of a Catholic Girlhood (Signed First Edition)

by Mary McCarthy

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Published
1957
Edition
First Edition
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$175.00

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New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1957. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Light foxing to the top page edges. Jacket lightly toned to the spine and extremities, with a few small chips and nicks to the crown and tips.
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Dear Carolyn: Letters to Carolyn Cassidy (First Edition)

by Jack Kerouac

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Published
1983
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780934660068
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$75.00

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California, PA: Unspeakable Visions of the Individual, 1983. First Edition. First Edition, one of 1000 copies. Very Good plus in stapled wrappers. Light toning to the wrapper edges, and light soil overall.
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Soviet Diary 1927 and Other Writings (First Edition)

by Sergei Prokofiev

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Published
1992
ISBN
9781555531201
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$75.00

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Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1992. First American Edition. Fine and unread without dust jacket as issued.
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Cruising the Cascades and Other Hunting Adventures (First Edition)

by G.O. Shields

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Published
1889
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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Chicago: Rand McNally, 1889. First Edition. First Edition. Very Good, with bumps to the corners, light rubbing and soil.
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New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Jovanovich, 1980. First Edition. First Edition. Association copy, warmly INSCRIBED by Doig to fellow author Chris Offutt on the title page: "For Chris Offutt / Fellow worker with words / Ivan Doig." From the collection of Chris Offutt. Offutt is the author of "Kentucky Straight" and other short story collections, novels, nonfiction, and memoirs, and,… Read more
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$65.00
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Santa Barbara: Neville Books, 1995. Limited Edition. An unnumbered copy in navy cloth covered boards. SIGNED on the limitation page by the author, and additionally INSCRIBED on the title page to fellow author Chris Offutt: "For Chris & Rita / Another slim book of reminiscence. Huh! / Oh well / Jon." Jackson's memoir of his friend Raymond Carver, and… Read more
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$65.00
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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1955. First Edition. First Edition, two volumes bound in red cloth housed in a black cloth covered slipcase. Issued for Carl Van Vechten's 75th birthday. Warmly INSCRIBED by Van Vechten on the front endpaper of the first volume to noted screenwriter Anita Loos: "For Anita with admiration and love from Carl / Christmas, 1955… Read more
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$750.00
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Point Last Seen (First Edition, inscribed to author Chris Offutt)

by Hannah Nyala

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Published
1997
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First Edition
ISBN
9780807070920
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$25.00

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Boston: Beacon Books, 1997. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Hannah Nyala on the verso of the half title page to fellow author Chris Offutt: "For Chris- With great admiration and best wishes that your road ahead is always marked by the best qualities of the human spirit-lots of joy, hope, and healing. Warm regards, Hannah June 1997." A memoir… Read more
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Third From the Left (Original treatment script for an unproduced film)

by G.E. Moore (screenwriter)

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Published
1950
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$125.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1950. Synopsis script for an unproduced film. Ribbon copy typescript. The supposed memoir of a showgirl, who begins who career simply as a beautiful woman who think she is untalented in all other areas, and ends up embarrassing herself rather often at the start of her career. She eventually develops a camaraderie with her fellow performers and… Read more
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To Be or Not to Bop (First Edition)

by Dizzy with Al Fraser Gillespie

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Published
1979
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First Edition
ISBN
9780385120524
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$75.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, 1979. First Edition. First Edition. The great trumpeter and composer's autobiography. Photo-illustrated throughout. Near Fine in a strong Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket has a couple of short closed tears and some light chipping, otherwise bright and unfaded.
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The Notebooks of Joseph Joubret (First Edition, signed by Paul Auster)

by Joseph; Joubert Paul Auster (translator, introduction)

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Published
1983
ISBN
9780865471085
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$95.00

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San Francisco: North Point, 1983. First American Edition, and first in English, a paperback original. SIGNED by Paul Auster on the title page. Fine and unread in stiff wrappers. In a Near Fine dust jacket.
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$95.00
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Visiting Mrs. Nabokov and Other Excursions (Signed Uncorrected Proof)

by Martin Amis

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Published
1993
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$75.00

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New York: Harmony Books, 1993. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First American Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Light fading to the spine, else Fine and unread in wrappers.
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Into Woods (First Edition)

by Bill Roorbach

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Published
2002
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780268031626
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$75.00

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Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2002. First Edition. First Edition. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.
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Pages From a Cold Island (First Edition)

by Frederick Exley

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Published
1974
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First Edition
ISBN
9780394494401
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$15.00

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New York: Random House, 1974. First Edition. First Edition. A partial sequel to the author's debut memoir, "A Fan's Notes," detailing Exley's life in Florida and time spent teaching at the University of Iowa. Near Fine with a slight lean in a Near Fine dust jacket.
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Last Notes from Home (First Edition)

by Frederick Exley

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Published
1988
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First Edition
ISBN
9780394405193
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$35.00

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New York: Random House, 1988. First Edition. First Edition. The third and final volume of the author's memoir trilogy, this one detailing his brother's death, his pseudo-sexual relationship with a shrink, and the stewardess Exley eventually marries. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.
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Some Cutting Remarks: Seventy Years a Film Editor (Signed First Edition)

by Ralph E. Winters

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Published
2001
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First Edition
ISBN
9780810840249
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$95.00

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Lanham, MD: The Scarecrow Press, 2001. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the front flyleaf: "To Martha / Your Grandmother is a great lady / So must you be too! / The best to you / Ralph E. Winters." Winters worked for Metro-Goldyn-Mayer, earned two Academy Awards, and served on the board of governors at the… Read more
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Huston, We Have a Problem: A Kaleidoscope of Filmmaking Memories (First Edition)

by Oswald with Geoffrey Bull; Morris Sir Michael Caine, Sidney Lumet (forewords)

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Published
2006
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First Edition
ISBN
9780810857063
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$75.00

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Lanham, MD: The Scarecrow Press, 2006. First Edition. First Edition. Morris was an English cinematographer whose film credits include "Green for Danger" (1946, Criterion Collection), "Beat the Devil" (1953), "Moby Dick" (1956), "Lolita" (1962), and "Fiddler on the Roof" (1971), the film that earned him an Academy Award. Black-and-white photographs throughout. Book and jacket extremities lightly bumped, and light… Read more
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