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WORLD ON A STRING A Musical Memoir

By Pizzarelli, John & Joseph Cosgriff

Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2013. First Edition. Hardcover. 9781118062975; The book's front cover bears a very faint image of the DJ's illustration, otherwise Binding is clean, sound and unworn. Contents are almost as new, with no writing or other entries on the text. DJ is amost as new, clean and unworn, with printed price. ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 2013. 9-1/2" Tall, XXII + 282pp. Light orange boards, bright silver spine lettering. AUTOBIOGRAPHY. "Pizzarelli, the son of guitar legend Bucky Pizzarelli, tells the engaging , moving, and often hilarious tale of a life filled from the start with music and joy. He grew up surrounded by talented musicians who knew how to spin a yarn. Benny Goodman, Les Paul, and many jazz greats were regular visitors to his home, and it's been a fantastic musical journey ever since. He shares stories about working with music greats from Tony Bennett and Rosemary Clooney and Frank Sinatra to James Taylor and Paul McCartney, and he takes you behnd the scenes at the weekly radio program he hosts with his wife, singer Jessica Molaskey. The story of a musical life well lived. " Discography. Index. A couple-dozen b/w photos scattered throughout the text. .

$19.00

DELIGHTS AND PREJUDICES Drawings by Earl Thollander

By Beard, James

NY: Atheneum. Very Good- in Good- dust jacket. 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Very minor wear on the clean, sound binding. Top edge coloring has very minor fading. Front endpapers are slightly age-darkened. Brief gift not on front flyleaf. Contents are almost as new, with no writing or other entries on the text save yellow highlighting on 3 lines of type on p. 219. DJ is quite edgeworn, especially the top/bottom of the spine, with minor soil, but all information, including original price, is intact. ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 1964. 5-1/2" x 9-1/2", illustrated endpapers with different drawngs front and back, 337pp. Lime green boards, medium blue cloth spine, gold spine lettering. AUTOBIOGRAPHY. "James Beard, perhaps America's most noted food authority, has traveled to many parts of the world. His epicurean autobiographical journal leads him to informal discussions of markets and restaurants around the world. And he recounts the course of his unique and successful professional career - from the days of a New York catering service and a pioneering television food program to the present, when he is in constant demand as food consultant, author, and teacher. In his final chapter he tells what a busy food authority eats when he dines alone, and how he entertains in his own home. As always, he is outspoken about his preferences in food - a characteristic which provides the title for this book and which has helped to make him a leading proponent of sensible food habits uncompromising in quality. " ... Frontispiece is a b/w drawing. General Index. Index of Recipes. Numerous b/w drawings throughout, many of them full-page. .

$25.00

MAVERICK A Life in Politics

By Weicker, Lowell P. , Jr. with Barry Sussman

Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. 0316928143; Binding is almost as new; top of spine is slightly pulled. Author's signature on the title page. Very minor edge foxing. Contents are almost as new, with no writing or other entries on the text. Very minor wear on the clean, sound binding. ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 1995. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page. 9-1/2" Tall, 232pp. Navy blue boards, medium red spine, yellow spine lettering. AUTOBIOGRAPHY. "In this remarkable autobiography, former Connecticut governor Weicker recounts the bruising battles and tangible achievements of his maverick career in politics. In his inimitably direct and candid style, he demonstrates how a man of principle can make a difference in public life. As voters lose faith in the political process, Weicker shows that a detrmined leader can stand up to special interests and make changes for the public good - but not without a battle. Eloquent, passionate, straight from the hip, MAVERICK is a political memoir that pulls no punches. " 8-page photo portfolio. Index. .

$25.00

SCHOOLBOY WITH SATCHEL A Memoir

By Anderson, George K.

NY: Hearthstone Book, Carlton Press. Very Good in Good- dust jacket. 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. 0806210753; One tiny dark spot on the front cover, else binding is clean, sound and unworn. Gift note on ffep indicates a personal knowledge of the author; it reads "For Jackie in memory of George and with good wishes from Ethel. " Contents are almost like new. DJ is not much to look at (it never was! ) , but it provides plenty of protection and information. ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 1979. 8-1/8" Tall, 350pp. Blue cloth, black lettering. AUTOBIOGRAPHY. Warm, vivid, intense, this book, through the metaphor of a young boy's passage into manhood, recalls the decades when America lost her innocence. The time was the turn of the last century, the twilight of the Victorian age. Anderson reports on his life in China just before the Revolution, in South America at the nascence of American influence; in the eastern and midwestern US before television. "The spirited reminiscence is a gold mine of intriguing facts and data, with a strong lode of reflective assessment of the tenor of the times...the contrast of the beauty of the Himalayas and the splendor of the Taj Mahal with the squalor, death and horror of the streets of Calcutta; the report of the devastating wreck of the Titanic, fathfully recorded with a scientist's eye and a poet's pen...a fascinating account of a nearly forgotten time. " Anderson was awarded a chair in English at Brown University in Rhokde Island and headed its Department of english for ten years. He has been acclaimed for his work in Medieval, Renaissance, and English Literature studies. ; 8-1/8" Tall; 350 pages; A .

$34.97

STAR WOMAN We Are Made from Stars and to the Stars We Must Return .

By Andrews, Lynn V.

NY: Warner Books. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. 0446513164; Very minor edge wear to clean DJ. Very minor top edge soil, o/w binding and contents are almost like new, VG + / VG . ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 1986. 9-1/4" Tall, 246pp. HARDCOVER. Ivory cloth spine, bright gold lettering . AUTOBIOGRAPHY. She joins two American Indian medicine women to further her quest for ancient knowledge and serve as the bridge between the primal mind and the white consciousness . ; 9-1/4" Tall; 246 pages .

$12.00

COUNTRY EDITOR'S BOY

By Borland, Hal

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott. Good+ in Good- dust jacket. 1970. Hardcover. Minor wear to top & bottom of the spine, else very minor wear on the clean, sound binding. Contents are almost like new. DJ is not much to look at, but it provides plenty of protection and information. ; Second Printing, 1970. 8-1/2" Tall, 313pp. Yellow boards, brown spine, bright gold lettering. AUTOBIOGRAPHY. This is memory, and more. In this reminiscence, one of the U. S. 's most distinguished writers recaptures a time in his past and America's past when both were young and facing the future with plucky confidence. Here Hal Borland recalls the years from 1915 to 1918, when his father became the owner and editor of a weekly newspaper in Flagler, Colorado. Here are his personal recollections: the pleasure of making friends and the pain of losing them; his relationship to his parents and their reactions as they watch him grow up and away from them. ; 8-1/2" Tall; 313 pages .

$10.00

AFFECTIONATELY YOURS, GEORGE WASHINGTON A Self-Portrait in Letters of Friendship

By Fleming, Thomas J. , editor

NY: W. W. Norton. Very Good+ in Good dust jacket. 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Binding is almost as new. Very minor edge soil/foxing. Very minor endpaper foxing. Contents are almost as new, with no writing or other entries on the text. Moderate wear, minor soil, on the price-cut DJ. ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 1967. 9-1/2" Tall, 280pp. Medium blue cloth, bright gold spine lettering. AUTOBIOGRAPHY /BELLES LETTRES . "One historian called George Washington the man in the white marble toga, a remote, forbidding figure. This book is a major step toward revivifying the warm and fascinating human being - the Washington who sufferd the pangs of adolescent passion, fell in love with his best friend's wife, married his 'friend' Martha Custis, poured out his political and military woes to his beloved brother Jack in the dark days of 1776, and in the depths of Valley Forge sat down at his desk to write a chatty letter to an old friend in England. All these incidents are here in Washington's own words. " ... Index. .

$19.00

MAYFLOWER MADAM The Secret Life of Sydney Biddle Barrows

By Barrows, Sydney with William Novak

NY: Arbor House. Fine in Very Good- dust jacket. 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. 0877957223; Binding is clean, sound and unworn. Contents are almost as new, with no writing or other entries on the text. The DJ's spine's lettering is fading but legible (they WILL use fugitive red ink ! ) , else DJ is amost as new, clean and unworn, with printed price. ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 1986. 9-1/4" Tall, X + 291pp. Smooth black boards, bright gold spine lettering. AUTOBIOGRAPHY. "A young woman of impeccable background and great elegance was arrested for 'promoting prostitution'. Her clients were the rich, the prominent, the powerful. Her 'girls' were flawlessly dressed, trained, schooled to deliver pefectly. From all the available evidence, her escort service qualified as one of America's best run companies'. She tells her own story - with candor and pride. MAYFLOWER MADAM is the story of how she ran not only a better business than other escort services, but the best and finest in the country. " .

$19.00

I, TINA

By Turner, Tina with Kurt Loder

NY: William Morrow. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. 068805949X; Very minor soil on the unworn, sound binding. 1/2" circular light tan stain on page 47, remainer of text is clean and unworn, with no markings. Very minor wear on the clean, complete DJ with price and information intact. ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 1986. 9-1/2" Tall, red endpapers, 236pp. Off-white boards, very light gray cloth spine, bright gold spine lettering. AUTOBIOGRAPHY. "Sexy godmother of rock, ageless honky-tonk angel, musical lioness, devout Buddhist, the hardest-working woman in show business...all these and more been used to describe the astonishing Tina Turner. Tina's is one of the most sensational life stories in show business, encompassing the lowest lows and the highest highs. From modest beginnings to becoming the rage of three generatons of fans, Tina Turner is a true survivor , and in this book, her own book, Tina tells it the way it is. " ... Appendix A: Cast of Characters. Appendix B: Tina Turner's Greatest Hits. 24 pages of b/w photos. .

$22.50

ROAD FROM SINGAPORE Large Print Edition, Complete and Unabridged

By Norman, Diana

Leicester, England: Ulverscroft. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. 1974. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. 0854562877; Ex-library with call label on DJ's spine and marking on endpapers. Binding is clean and sound with very minor wear. A large piece has been torn from the upper fore corners of the back free endpaper and the page preceeding it, not involving the text of the book. Contents are almost as new, with no writing or other entries on the text. Very minor wear on the clean, complete DJ with price and information intact. DJ is protected by clear plastic. ; First Printing of the FIRST LARGE PRINT EDITION 1974. 8-3/4" Tall, 416pp. Maroon cloth, bright gold spine lettering. MEMOIR. "The fall of Singapore forced John Dodd to escape to Java where, for nearly six months, he kept one jump ahead of the pursuing Japanese. Eventually he was betrayed, tortured, and sent back of Singapore and Changi Jail. Incredibly he survived four years, matured by his expeiences into a very special person, with an insight into the horror of imprisonment that benefits thousands of men. " ... Large Print Edition, very easy to read. .

$12.00

RUNNING BACK
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RUNNING BACK

By Heidenreich, Steve & Dave Dorr

NY: Hawthorn Books. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. 0801564948; Very minor edge wear on the clean, sound binding. Contents are clean and unworn, with no writing or other entries in the text. Very minor wear on the clean, complete DJ with price and information intact. ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 1979. 9-1/8" Tall, 219pp. Medium brown boards, reddish brown cloth spine, bright gold spine lettering. AUTOBIOGRAPHY. "A probable favorite as a runner for the 1980 Olympics, Heidenreich was struck by a hit-and-run driver. He was in a coma for eight days with two weeks in intensive care. He returned home barely able to walk, sufferng from aphasia, and mentally the equivalent of a two-year-old child. Like an experienced athlete, Steve recognized the challenge that was ahead and faced it courageously. At the time of publicaton, with a steel plate in his head, he is once again running toward the Olympics. This extraordinary book demonstrates the amazing power of an athlete who refused to give up. " 8-page b/w photo section. .

$25.00

A DAY AT THE BEACH RECOLLECTIONS
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A DAY AT THE BEACH RECOLLECTIONS

By Wolff, Geoffrey

NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. 0679403337; The very top and bottom of the covers are a little faded, otherwise Binding is clean, sound and unworn. Very minor edge foxing. Contents are almost as new, with no writing or other entries on the text. Very minor wear and soil on the complete DJ. ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 1992. 8-1/2" Tall, 259pp. Medium red boards, darker red cloth spine, bright gold spine lettering and author's initials on front cover. MEMOIR. "Wolff gives us the story of his coming of age - the moral (sometimes immoral) educatiion of the student, writer, teacher, friend, husband and father. This book rings with the same subtle, spirited, musical voice as his THE DUKE OF DECEPTION, and with the same startling high-stakes candor. " Loosely laid-in is a two page copy of a lengthy review of this book from the Boston Globe, 03/18/92. .

$19.00

I AM SPOCK
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I AM SPOCK

By Nimoy, Leonard

NY: Hyperion. Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket. 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. 0786861827; Binding is almost as new. Very minor edge foxing. Contents are almost as new, with no writing or other entries on the text. Very minor wear on the clean, complete DJ. ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 1995. 9-1/2" Tall, IV + 342pp. Black boards, black cloth spine, bright silver spine lettering. AUTOBIOGRAPHY. "Leonard Nimoy's portrayal of the ever-logical Vulcan, Mr. Spock, is one of the most recognizable, loved, and pervasive characterizations in modern popular culture. Now, in his long-awaited autobiography, Mr. Nimoy opens up to his fans in ways the Vulcan never could. He gives us an intelligent and insightful book about the creative process and the actor's craft - and gives his own unique insider's view of the creation of the Star Trek phenomenon. " ... Scores of b/w photos scattered throughout the text. Index. .

$19.00

WAITING FOR THE MORNING TRAIN An American Boyhood

By Catton, Bruce

Garden City: Doubleday. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. 0385074603; Binding is almost as new. Contents are almost as new, with no writing or other entries on the text. No DJ. ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 1972. 260pp. Portrait frontispiece. Maroon cloth binding with bright gold spine lettering. BIOGRAPHY. With nostalgia, warmth and humor, the world famous author bruce Catton recalls his boyhood, his family, his home town, and his comng of age in the early part of the 19th century in Michigan. He recalls it all with a wealth of detail: the logging industry and its tremendous effect on the face of the State, the G. A. R. Veterans who first sparked his interest in the American Civil War, overnight trips on long-gone railroad "sleepers', the days of the great resort hotels, fishing in once clear lakes.. ; 8-3/8" Tall .

$25.00

LIMELIGHT AND AFTER The Education of an Actress
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LIMELIGHT AND AFTER The Education of an Actress

By Bloom, Claire

NY: Harper & Row. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. 0060149264; Very minor wear and soil on the sound binding. Contents are almost as new, with no writing or other entries on the text. Very minor wear and soil on the complete DJ. ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 1982. 8-1/2" Tall, XI + 187pp. Very light tan boards, black cloth spine, cream spine lettering. AUTOBIOGRAPHY. She was co-star to Laurence Olivier, Richard Burton, John Gielgud, Paul Scofield, Ralph Richardson, George C. Scott, and James Mason. At the age of twenty-one, she achieved a double triumph as Juliet on stage and in Charlie Chaplin's LIMELIGHT on film. "This book tells the story of the girhood singlemindedness that led to her early triumph, and then explores, with disarming clarity, her life as an actress in London, Hollywood, Stratford-upon-Avon, and New York. In all, it is a witty, straightforward, intelligent portrait of a woman and her vocation - and of how that vocation has affected her as daughter, sister, wife, and mother. " 40 pages of b/w illustrations - photos and stills. .

$22.50

A MONK SWIMMING A Memoir
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A MONK SWIMMING A Memoir

By McCourt, Malachy

NY: Hyperion. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. 0786863986; Binding is clean, sound and unworn. Author's signed inscription on the title page. Contents are almost as new, with no writing or other entries on the text. Very minor wear on the clean, complete DJ. ; Third Printing of the First Edition, cprt. 1998. AUTHOR'S SIGNED INSCRIPTION on the title page (To Tom thank you for breakfast. Blessings. Malachy McCourt) . .9-1/2" Tall. 290pp. White boards, Black cloth spine, HARDCOVER. Bright blue/silver metallic spine lettering. AUTOBIOGRAPH Y. Savagely funny, intoxicatingly sad, and wonderfully written, McCourt's memoir is a source of endless entertainment. The Irish-American story. "In 1952, travelling steerage, Malachy McCourt left a childhood of poverty in Limerick, Ireland, ifor the promise of America. This is the story of what he brought with him, and what he thought he left behind, the memories of a drunken, vanished faher and the humiliations of Angela. His mother. " ; 9-1/2" Tall; 289 pages .

$19.00

THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT My Life Story As a Trailblazer in Broadcasting  and Entertainment
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THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT My Life Story As a Trailblazer in Broadcasting and Entertainment

By Jackson, Hal with James Haskins

NY: Amistad Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. 0060198478; Binding is clean, sound and unworn. Contents are almost as new, with no writing or other entries on the text. DJ is amost as new, clean and unworn, with printed price. ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 2001. 9-1/2" Tall, XVI + 201pp. Medium red boards, orange-red spine, black spine lettering. AUTOBIOGRAPHY. "Hal Jackson is one of the most important figures in American radio and television. The first Black radio announcer on network radio. The first Black inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame. The first Black host of a jazz show on the ABC network; The first Black to do play-by-play sports announcing on radio. The first Black to host an interracial network show on NBC-TV. The first person to broadcast from a theater live. He organzized and was one of the owners of the first Black team to win the Worlds Basketball Championship. The first Black host of an international network television presentation . He was instrumental in acquiring the first radio station owned and operated by Blacks in New York City. At a time when Black women were prohitibited from entering beauty pageants, he founded Hal Jackson's Talented Teen International contest. " ... Dozens of b/w photos. .

$19.00

WATCH ME A Memoir

By Huston, Anjelica

NY: Scribner. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. 2014. First Edition. Hardcover. 97814767670346; The bottom edge of the front cover and a 1/4" area along the top edge are worn, otherwise the binding is clean, sound, and unworn. Short red line on top edge. Contents are almost as new, with no writing or other entries on the text. DJ is amost as new, with just a trace of edge wear and is clean , with printed price. ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 2014. 8-5/8" Tall, VII + 389pp. Light blue boards, black spine, bright silver spine lettering. MEMOIR. "In WATCH ME, Huston tells the story of falling in love with Jack Nicholson and her adventurous, turbulent, high-profile, spirited seventeen-year relationship wth him and his intoxicating circle of friends. She writes about learning the art and craft of acting, her movie roles, and her collaborations with many of the greatest directors in film history. " 16 pages of mostly full-color photos. .

$15.00

ALICIA My Story

By Appleman-Jurman, Alicia

NY: Bantam Books. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. 0553053175; Binding is clean, sound and unworn. Author's lengthy, signed inscription on half-title page. Contents are almost as new, with no writing or other entries on the text. Very minor wear on the clean, complete DJ. ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 1988. INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY AUTHOR on half-title page (April 21, 1991. To dear Marcia. A tragic page in history was written for my generation. God willing, you will write your page with happiness, love, shalom and a celebration of human dignity. With all my love Alicia Appleman-Jurman . ) . 9-1/4" Tall, XI +356pp. Light gray boards, light tan cloth spine, bright metallic pink spine lettering. AUTOBIOGRAPHY / HOLOCAUST. "Not since Anne Frank: THE DIARY OF A YOUNG GIRL has a young voice so vividly and poignantly expressed the capacity for humanity and heroism in the face of Nazi brutality. Alicia Jurman speaks directly to a new generation of listeners - the the young, who have much to learn, and to their elders, who must be reminded. Alicia Jurman was only thirteen years old when she began saving the lives of people she did not know. In 1943 Alicia , her mother and only surviving brother were separated by the Nazis. Fleeing from the Nazis, Alicia rescued other Jews from the grips of the Gestapo, leading them to safe hideouts and offering them her scraps of food, her courage, and her hope. At the end of the war Alicia went on to risk her life once again. At fifteen, she led Jews by an underground route from Poland to freedom in Palestine. This book she joins the ranks of such powerful Holocaust witnesses as Elie Wiesel, Primo Levi, and Hannah Senesh. " Map Endpapers. .

$25.00

CHUCK BERRY: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY
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CHUCK BERRY: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY

By Berry, Chuck

NY: Harmony Books. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. 0517566664; Binding is almost as new. Just a faint trace of edge foxing. Contents are almost as new, with no writing or other entries on the text. The inner-side of the DJ's back panel has some minor staining, otherwise Very minor wear on the clean, complete DJ. ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 1987. 9-1/2" Tall, red endpapers, XXII + 346pp. Medium gray boards, black cloth spine, bright metallic red spine lettering. AUTOBIOGRAPHY. "This is the amazing life story of Chuck Berry, the man who created rock 'n' roll - written by Chuck Berry himself, with all the flash, bounce, soul, and humor that made million-seller classics of all his hits. Everyone who loves Chuck Berry's music will be thrilled by the revelations in this astonishingly candid autobiography. CHUCK BERRY: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY is packed with photographs from the author's private archive and written with all the wordplay and originality that make Chuck Berry's songs still sound fresh the hundredth time you hear them. The book is filled with the stories behind his greatest songs and completed by a definitive discography. This is without a doubt the best rock 'n' roll book ever written. " Scores of b/w photos scattered throughout the text. Index. .

$39.95

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