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BIOGRAPHIES & MEMOIRS, ARTISTS & AUTHORS

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1 Bailey, Pearl Talking To Myself
New York HBJ 1971 0151879907 / 9780151879908 FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER VG/VG VG 8vo Not Illustrated 
1st Edition [ HBJ - 1971]. Mild edgewear to dust jacket, else a Very Good or better copy in a like dust jacket. The price is not clipped, and this is NOT an ex-library copy! 
Price: 12.95 USD
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2 Burke, John The Beatles In A Hard Day's Night
New York Dell 1964 B0007EKA18 FIRST EDITION TRADE PAPERBACK FORMAT NEAR FINE NONE 8vo Photographs 
1st edition [Dell 1964]. A Paperback Original. Only the lightest wear to the wraps - bookstore stamp to FFEP, else a Fine copy in photographic wraps. Interior tight and clean. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 Crow, Jefferson Brim Randolph Scott - A Film Biography
Madison, NC Empire Publishing 1994 094401917X / 9780944019177 FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER FINE NONE 4to Photographs 
A Very Fine copy in glazed pictorial boards - no dust jacket as issued. Uncommon, particularly in the hardcover version. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 Crowther, Bruce Michelle Pfeiffer - A Biography
London Robert Hale 1994 070905226X / 9780709052265 FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER F/F FINE 8vo Photos 
Scarce biography of actress Pfeiffer. 1st UK edition [1994] - does not seem to be a U.S. equivalent. A Very Fine copy in dust jacket. NOT an ex-library copy! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Evans, Sian (Translator) The Memoirs Of Elisabeth Vigee-Le Brun
Bloomington Indiana University Press 1989 0948491396 / 9780948491399 FIRST U.S. EDITION HARDCOVER F/F FINE 8vo Not Illustrated 
1st edition [1989]. Translated by Sian Evans. A Very Fine copy in a like dust jacket. Scarce title! 
Price: 100.00 USD
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6 Feinberg, Morris Moe Larry - The Stooge In The Middle
San Francisco Last Gasp Of San Francisco 1984 0867193085 / 9780867193084 FIRST PB EDITION TRADE PAPERBACK FORMAT VERY GOOD NONE 8vo Photographs 
1st PB edition. The slightest of wear to the wraps, else about a Fine copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Foreman, Lewis Oh, My Horses!: Elgar And The Great War
Herts, UK Elgar Editions 2001 0953708233 / 9780953708239 FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER FINE NONE 8vo Photographs 
1st edition [Elgar Editions - 2001]. CD in sleeve at rear. A Very Fine copy in illustrated boards - no dust jacket as issued. This is subtitled: The Music of Elgar - Volume 2. Scarce title! 
Price: 125.00 USD
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8 Fuller, Richard Buckminster Ideas And Integrities, A Spontaneous Autobiographical Disclosure
Englewood Cliffs Prentice-Hall 1963 0134491408 / 9780134491400 FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER VG/G GOOD 8vo Photographs 
1st edition [1963]. Occasional foxing, else a Very Good or better copy in a moderately worn dust jacket that shows several small closed tears and creases. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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9 Harris, Mark City Of Discontent
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1952 B0006AT0QE FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER VG/VG VG 8vo Not Illustrated 
1st edition [ Bobbs-Merrill 1952]. 2nd book by Harris, who went on to write the Henry Wiggins trilogy. This is 'an interpretive biography of Vachel Lindsay'. Minor edgewear and slight soiling to dust jacket, but overall a Near Fine copy of an uncommon book. NOT an ex-library copy! 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10 Howerd, Frankie On The Way I Lost It: An Autobiography
London W. H. Allen 1976 049101807X / 9780491018074 FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER NF/NF NEAR FINE 8vo Photographs 
1st edition [1976]. Lightly rubbed at the spine end and tips - paper lightly toned. Else a Near Fine copy in a price-clipped dust jacket that is else Near Fine. Scarce title! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Kuntzel, Hans Brahms In Gottingen
Gottingen, Germany Edition Herodot 1985 3886948617 / 9783886948611 FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER VG/VG VERY GOOD 8vo Musical Scores 
1st edition [Edition Herodot - 1985]. German text. A Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed, but else Very Good dust jacket. Scarce title! NOT an ex-library copy! 
Price: 85.00 USD
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12 MacKenzie, Norman A. The Magic Of Rudolph Valentino
London The Research Publishing Company 1974 0705000184 / 9780705000185 FIRST U.K. EDITION HARDCOVER VERY GOOD NONE 8vo Photographs & Map Endpapers 
1st UK edition [1974]. There is a corner crease to the front board [there seems to be no weakness in the board, so it could be a binding flaw in the cloth], else about a Fine copy. There is a very slight spine slant and minor crimping at the spine ends. Scarce and desirable! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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13 Manners, Terry The Man Who Became Sherlock Holmes: The Tortured Mind Of Jeremy Brett
London Virgin Books 1997 1852276169 / 9781852276164 FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER F/F FINE 8vo Photographs 
First Edition [Virgin - 1997]. Striking biography of Brett, who - at least in my mind - has become the most outstanding potrayer of Holmes to this date [as much as I like Robert Downey Jr.!]. A Very Fine copy in a like dust jacket. Scarce and desirable! NOT an ex-library copy! 
Price: 175.00 USD
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14 Milne, Christopher The Path Through The Trees
New York Dutton 1979 0525176306 / 9780525176305 3RD PRINTING HARDCOVER VG/VG VERY GOOD 8vo Tim Wood 
3rd printing. Lightly rubbed at the spine end and tips, else a Very Good copy in a price-clipped dust jacket that is lightly rubbed. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15 Niecks, Frederick Frederick Chopin As A Man And Musician
Neptune City, NJ Paganiniana Publications 1980 B0006Y0UV4 FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER VERY GOOD NONE 8vo Photgraphs 
1st edition [1980]. 2 volumes. Mild wear at the extrems, else Very Good or better copies in slick, illustrated boards. No dust jackets as issued. Scarce title! 
Price: 55.00 USD
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16 Ogdon, Brenda Lucas Virtuoso: The Story Of John Ogdon
London Hamish Hamilton 1981 0241103754 / 9780241103753 FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER NF/NF NEAR FINE 8vo Photgraphs 
1st edition [1981]. Ink inscription to front paste down, else a Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. Scarce title - especially in the hardcover edition! 
Price: 45.00 USD
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17 Palmer, Tony Julian Bream - A Life On The Road
London MacDonald 1982 0356078809 / 9780356078809 FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER VG/VG VERY GOOD 4to Photographs 
1st edition [1982]. Lightly crimped at the spine ends. The dust jacket spine is also a bit faded, and there is an ink gift inscription to the FFEP. Scarce title. NOT an ex-library copy! 
Price: 100.00 USD
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18 Ruttencutter, Helen Drees Quartet: A Profile Of The Guarneri Quartet
New York Lippincott & Crowell 1980 0690019440 / 9780690019445 FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER F/VG VERY GOOD 8vo Not Illustrated 
First Edition [L&C - 1980]. This copy is [Signed] at the half-title by all four members of the quartet: Steinhardt, Dalley, Soyer and Tree. Soyer, the cellist of the group, was replaced in 2002 by Peter Wiley, and died in Februaary of this year at the age of 87. The book is in Fine condition, in a price-clipped dust jacket that is else about Fine. Certainly a unique copy of this book, and a somewhat unique musical item in any event. NOT an ex-library copy! 
Price: 100.00 USD
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19 Salkeld, Audrey A Portrait Of Leni Riefenstahl
London Pimlico 1997 0712673385 / 9780712673389 REPRINT TRADE PAPERBACK FORMAT FINE NONE 8vo Not Illustrated 
Trade paper reprint of the Cape 1st edition. Fine in stiff wraps. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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20 Schillinger, Frances Joseph Schillinger: A Memoir
New York Da Capo Press 1976 0306707802 / 9780306707803 REPRINT HARDCOVER VERY GOOD NONE 8vo Not Illustrated 
Da Capo reprint [1976]. A Very Good copy, although the text block edges are lightly foxed and the FFEP has been excised. Scarce! 
Price: 100.00 USD
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