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The Raw Pearl (Author Signed), Bailey, Pearl
1 Bailey, Pearl The Raw Pearl (Author Signed)
harcourt, brace & world; 1st edition (june 1968) 1968 0151759308 / 9780151759309 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author on endpaper. "To Hans, Love forever, Pearl". Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author 
Price: 24.97 USD
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Jim Tully  American Writer, Irish Rover, Hollywood Brawler, Bauer, Paul &  Mark Dawidziak &  Ken Burns
2 Bauer, Paul & Mark Dawidziak & Ken Burns Jim Tully American Writer, Irish Rover, Hollywood Brawler
The Kent State University Press 2011 1606350765 / 9781606350768 First Edition; Various Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
Looks new. Signed by both authors. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover . The first biography of the vagabond, hard-boiled writer who rocked Hollywood during the Roaring TwentiesThe son of an Irish ditch-digger, Jim Tully (1886–1947) left his hometown of St. Marys, Ohio, in 1901, spending most of his teenage years in the company of hoboes. Drifting across the country as a “road kid,” he spent those years scrambling into boxcars, sleeping in hobo jungles, avoiding railroad cops, begging meals from back doors, and haunting public libraries. After six years on the road, he jumped off a railroad car in Kent, Ohio, with wild aspirations of becoming a writer. While chasing his dream, Tully worked as a chain maker, boxer, newspaper reporter, and tree surgeon. All the while he was crafting his memories of the road into a dark and astonishing chronicle of the American underclass. Rare.; 9.30 X 6.40 X 1.40 inches; 378 pages; Signed by All Authors 
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Hollywood Teenager, Burgess, James
3 Burgess, James Hollywood Teenager
Graham NC Author 1950 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Rare sermon of James Burgess who at the age of 18 was an evangelistic preacher who targeted his peers. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book. 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Being an Actor, Callow, Simon
4 Callow, Simon Being an Actor
St Martins Pr 1986 0312072767 / 9780312072766 1st U.S.Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book and dust in very good condition. Dust has small crease at bottom. Callow was told by master performer Michael MacLiammoir that he was "a born writer, perhaps, but not a born actor." He went on to become not only a most versatile actor, but with this book becomes an accomplished commentator on the theater. Editoral Review ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 190 pages 
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The Actors Life Journals 1956-1976 SIGNED, Charlton, Heston & Hollis Alpert
5 Charlton, Heston & Hollis Alpert The Actors Life Journals 1956-1976 SIGNED
E P Dutton 1978 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed on end paper "To Anne, Charlton Heston, Endpaper has some sunfading otherwise fine condition. Very small stain on top edge of page. This is a "fascinating look into the working life of one of America's most celebrated actors". Charlton Heston, born John Charles Carter, was an American actor in film, theatre and television and a political activist. As a Hollywood star he appeared in 100 films over the course of 60 years. Wikipedia. Heston died April 5, 2008. He was a strong gun rights advocate. ; Photographs; Signed by Author 
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Nick  Collected Columns of Nick Clooney, Clooney, Nick
6 Clooney, Nick Nick Collected Columns of Nick Clooney
Cincinnati, OH Irena Hochman Fine Art Ltd 1997 0964606402 / 9780964606401 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
This is 1995 first edition. Inscribed and signed on endpaper. Book looks never read, dust has minor tear to top. Now in mylar protective cover. "Nicholas Joseph Clooney (born January 13, 1934) is an American journalist, anchorman, and television host. He is the brother of singer Rosemary Clooney and the father of actor George Clooney. While serving as a Corporal in the U.S. Army, he was a disc jockey in the American Forces Network in Germany, hosting the shows Music in the Air and Melody-Go-Round." Wikipedia ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 303 pages; Signed by Author 
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Jeane Dixon  My Life and Prophecies, Dixon, Jeane & Rene Noorbergen
7 Dixon, Jeane & Rene Noorbergen Jeane Dixon My Life and Prophecies
William Morrow 1969 0688021425 / 9780688021429 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
White and blue cover, no dust or slipcase. Signed, "Blessings, Jean Dixon". Book is in Excellent Condition. Jean Dixon was one of the best-known American astrologers and psychics of the 20th century, due to her syndicated newspaper astrology column, and some well-publicized predictions and a best-selling biography. She is best known for allegedly predicting the assassination of President John F. Kennedy four years before he was elected. In the May 13, 1956, issue of Parade Magazine she wrote that the 1960 presidential election would be "dominated by labor and won by a Democrat" who would then go on to "be assassinated or die in office though not necessarily in his first term." Five years later Jeane Dixon was addressing a meeting in the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles when questioned if Robert Kennedy would ever become President. 'No,' she had answered. 'He will never become President of the United States because of a tragedy right here in this hotel.' A week later Robert Kennedy did win the California Democratic primary and he had just finished addressing a victory rally at the Ambassador Hotel's ballroom when he was shot. He died the following day. Also in January 1942 Dixon had warned the Hollywood film actress Carole Lombard (married to Clark Gable at the time) that it would be dangerous for her to travel by plane within the next six weeks. Lombard, scheduled to appear at a War Bond rally did not heed Dixon's warning, she died in an airplane crash within three days of the warning. President Richard Nixon referred to Jean Dixon as "the soothsayer" and ordered preparations for a terrorist attack that Dixon had predicted, of course the prediction did not come true during Nixon's term. She was also one of several astrologers who gave advice to Nancy Reagan during the presidency of Ronald Reagan. She died of cardiac arrest in Washington, D.C. on January 25, 1997, at the age of 93. Prompt shipping with a Free Delivery Confirmation.; 1 x 8.3 x 5.5 Inches; 219 pages; Signed by Author 
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The Beverly Hills Cop Story  (Author Signed), Franklin, Lynn & Maury Green
8 Franklin, Lynn & Maury Green The Beverly Hills Cop Story (Author Signed)
Vantage Press 1986 0533067979 / 9780533067978 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
The book that tells the real story of the Movie. Inscribed and signed by Lynn Franklin. Dus has rubs. Book is very clean and tight. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Scarce in this condition, if not rare.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 254 pages; Signed by Author 
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In the Arena  An Autobiography (Author Signed), Heston, Charlton
9 Heston, Charlton In the Arena An Autobiography (Author Signed)
New York, NY Berkley Trade 1997 157297267X / 9781572972674 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Charlton Heston on title page. Clean not underlining or marks. This is a paperback book, probably never issued as hardback. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. From Moses to President of the National Rifle Association, this great American had a great influence from Hollywood to the Backwoods of America. Rare.; Photographs; 1.34 x 9.02 x 6.12 Inches; 589 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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In the Arena  An Autobiography (Author Signed), Heston, Charlton
10 Heston, Charlton In the Arena An Autobiography (Author Signed)
Simon & Schuster 1995 0684803941 / 9780684803944 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed on title page by author. Book and dust look new. Dust now in mylar protective cover. eston's memoir traces an amazingly prolific and durable career from his starring roles in historical epics of the 1950s and 1960s (The Ten Commandments, Ben Hur) through disaster films of the 1970s (Earthquake) and into recent years spent largely as a stage actor and in TV character roles. Heston no doubt actually wrote this volume and can be presumed to be a reliable chronicler. Throughout he is unusually generous to colleagues, totally devoted to his family, and surprisingly restrained in offering his well-publicized conservative political views. This memoir of a popular actor and his long career is recommended for most collections. (Review); Photos; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 592 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 22.97 USD
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The Prisoner of Zenda, Hope, Anthony (S C Roberts, Intro) & Donald Spencer
11 Hope, Anthony (S C Roberts, Intro) & Donald Spencer The Prisoner of Zenda
New York Heritage Press 1966 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Donald Spencer 
In slipcase, looks never read.The Prisoner of Zenda (1894), by Anthony Hope, is an adventure novel in which the King of Ruritania is drugged on the eve of his coronation and thus is unable to attend the ceremony. Political forces within the realm are such that, in order for the king to retain the crown, his coronation must proceed. Fortuitously, an English gentleman on holiday in Ruritania who resembles the monarch is persuaded to act as his political decoy in an effort to save the unstable political situation of the interregnum. Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins, better known as Anthony Hope (9 February 1863 – 8 July 1933), was an English novelist and playwright.[1] He was a prolific writer, especially of adventure novels but he is remembered predominantly for only two books: The Prisoner of Zenda (1894) and its sequel Rupert of Hentzau (1898). These works, "minor classics" of English literature, are set in the contemporaneous fictional country of Ruritania and spawned the genre known as Ruritanian romance, works set in fictional European locales similar to the novels. Zenda has inspired many adaptations, most notably the 1937 Hollywood movie of the same name. (wikipedia); Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 185 pages 
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Smithy  The Kingsford-Smith story, McNally, Ward
12 McNally, Ward Smithy The Kingsford-Smith story
Cranbury, N. J. A. S. Barnes 1967 First American Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Stated first american edition. Yellow cover, black print. Fully Indexed. Dust jacket has chips, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Sir Charles Edward Kingsford Smith MC, AFC (9 February 1897 – 8 November 1935), often called by his nickname Smithy, was an early Australian aviator. In 1928, he earned global fame when he made the first trans-Pacific flight from the United States to Australia. He also made the first non-stop crossing of the Australian mainland, the first flights between Australia and New Zealand, and the first eastward Pacific crossing from Australia to the United States. He also made a flight from Australia to London, setting a new record of 10.5 days. ; Cartoons; 190 pages 
Price: 11.47 USD
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No. 10 Downing Street a House in History, Minney, R J
13 Minney, R J No. 10 Downing Street a House in History
Boston Palala Press 2016 1355718570 / 9781355718574 First American Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
1963 first american edition not a reprint. Very clean, dust has minor rubs but now in mylar protective cover (not price clipped). R.J. Minney (1895-1979) was a British film producer, journalist, editor and author. In 1933 Minney wrote a play Clive of India, based on an earlier biography he had written, that was a major West End hit. He was hired to write the screenplay for the 1935 American film adaptation Clive of India by producer Darryl F. Zanuck. However he did not settle in Hollywood and returned to Britain. During the 1940s he worked at Gainsborough Pictures. He produced The Wicked Lady (1945). He was employed on a number of the company's commercially successful Gainsborough Melodramas. However, he resigned from the Rank Organisation in 1947, unhappy with the direction of the company. (Wikipedia) He wrote numerous novels, biographies, plays, films, non-ficition, etc. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 532 pages 
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Albermarle, Jefferson's County, 1727-1976 (Author Signed), Moore, John Hammond
14 Moore, John Hammond Albermarle, Jefferson's County, 1727-1976 (Author Signed)
Charlottsville, Va University Press 1976 0813906458 / 9780813906454 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
First edition signed by the author on title page, John H. Moore. The focus of this volume is on the people of Albemarle County over a two hundred and fifty year history. The study is divided into parts by "turning points" in local life-1727m 1820, 1888, and 1945. (from cover flap) After almost 90 years, 25 books, numerous articles and millions of words, Columbia historian John Hammond Moore sums up any advice he might have for others this way:“Keep going.”For decades, this historian/journalist/scholar has done just that: Kept traveling. Researching. Interviewing. Editing. Teaching. Writing. He’s delved into a gazillion topics from Confederate food to German prisoners of war in America during World War II, to lynchings in South Carolina to a pre-Hollywood biography of 1940s era movie star Errol Flynn. “John is so thorough, so careful in his writing – he’s made major contributions to our understanding of South Carolina history,” says Allen Stokes, who for 25 years was director of the University of South Carolina’s Caroliniana Library, the state’s major university history repository.; ; Signed by Author 
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My Turn  The Memoirs of Nancy Reagan (Author Signed), Reagan, Nancy
15 Reagan, Nancy My Turn The Memoirs of Nancy Reagan (Author Signed)
Random House 1989 0394563689 / 9780394563688 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed on endpaper by Nancy Reagan. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Nancy Davis Reagan (born Anne Frances Robbins; July 6, 1921) is the widow of the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan, and was First Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989.Born in New York City, her parents divorced soon after her birth and she grew up in Maryland, living with an aunt and uncle while her mother pursued acting jobs. As Nancy Davis, she was an actress in Hollywood in the 1940s and 1950s, starring in films such as Donovan's Brain, Night into Morning, and Hellcats of the Navy. In 1952, she married Ronald Reagan, who was then president of the Screen Actors Guild, and they had two children. Reagan was the First Lady of California when her husband was Governor from 1967 to 1975. In that capacity, she began work with the Foster Grandparents Program.Nancy Reagan became First Lady of the United States in January 1981 following her husband's election. She was criticized early in his first term largely due to her decision to replace the White House china, despite it being paid for by private donations. Nancy restored a Kennedy-esque glamor to the White House following years of lax formality, and her interest in high-end fashion garnered much attention, as well as criticism. She championed recreational drug prevention causes by founding the "Just Say No" drug awareness campaign, which was considered her major initiative as first lady. Always protective of her husband, more controversy ensued when it was revealed in 1988 that she had consulted an astrologer to assist in planning the president's schedule after the 1981 assassination attempt on her husband. She had a strong influence on her husband and played a role in a few of his personnel and diplomatic decisions.; 9.30 X 6 X 1.50 inches; 400 pages; Signed by Author 
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16 Reid, Bertha Westbrook Wallace Reid His life story
New York Sorg Pub. Co 1923 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cover with gold print shows spotting Very rare account of Wallace Reid by his mother. William Wallace Reid was named the silent "screens most perfect lover" by Motion Picture Magazine. Born William Wallace Reid in St. Louis, Missouri into a show business family, his mother Bertha Westbrook was an actress and his father, Hal Reid(1860-1920), worked successfully in a variety of theatrical jobs, travelling the country. As a boy, Wallace Reid was performing on stage at an early age but acting was put on hold while he obtained an education at Freehold Military School in Freehold, New Jersey. A gifted all-around athlete, Reid participated in a number of sports while also following an interest in music, learning to play the piano, banjo, drums, and the violin. As a teenager, he spent time in Wyoming where he learned to be an outdoorsman.Reid was drawn to the burgeoning motion picture industry by his father who would shift from the theatre to acting, writing, and directing films. In 1910, a 19-year-old Wallace Reid appeared in his first motion picture called The Phoenix. while working on location in Oregon making The Valley of the Giants (1919), Reid was injured in a train wreck and in order to keep on filming he was prescribed morphine for his pain. The powerful drug almost immediately led to a deadly addiction but Reid kept on working at a frantic pace in films that were growing more physically demanding and changing from 15-20 minutes in duration to as much as an hour. Reid's morphine dependency deepened at a time when proper help for any form of addiction was non-existent. By late 1922, his health had deteriorated badly and after contracting the flu, he fell into a coma from which he never recovered.Dead at age thirty-one, Wallace Reid was interred in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California.Unlike the self-destructive behavior of other stars of that era such as Barbara La Marr, Jack Pickford, and Jeanne Eagels whose death resulted from drugs and/or alcohol abuse, historical records point to Wallace Reid being a victim of medical ignorance. (Wikipedia). Very Rare.; Photos; 104 pages 
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