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1 Are My Blinkers Showing? York, Michael
Da Capo Press 2005 0306814447 / 9780306814440 First Da Capo Press Edition Hard Copy Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Inscribed By Author
Da Capo Press, 2005. Inscribed by author on front free end page as follows: "For dear Liza with great excitement about what lies ahead. All best wishes [signed] Michael York" (Note: Michael York played opposite Liza Minelli in "Cabaret" but we do not know if the book is inscribed to her or a different Liza.) First Da Capo Press Edition/First Printing. Book is in Near Fine condition. Dust jacket is in Near Fine condition: light rubbing; no tears or chips; not price-clipped. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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2 Bardot: Eternal Sex Goddess Evans, Peter
New York, New York, U.S.A. Drake Publishers 1973 0877494975 / 9780877494973 First Edition Hard Copy Very Good Near Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Drake Publishers, New York, 1973. 1st edition. Book is in Very Good condition: front board doesn't like quite flat. Dust jacket is in Near Very Good condition: small chips and tears on edges; not price-clipped; in mylar protective covering. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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3 Hans Richter: Ein Leben Fur Bild Und Film Richter, Hans
Zurich, Switzerland Kunstgewerbemuseum 1959 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Inscribed By Artist
Published by Kunstgewerbemuseum, Zurich, 1959. Inscribed by artist on the title page as follows, "To [name] Best wishes Hans Richter 59." Unpaginated (26 pages). Catalog of an exhibition in Zurich on March 7 through April 19, 1959. Catalog is in Very Good condition: wraps and some pages beginning to yellow from age; binding is tight and pages are clean. Has brief (1/2-2 pages) essays by Dein Georg Schmidt; Will Grohman; Herbert Read; Jean Arp; numerous b/w illustrations. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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4 Ost for Eden 1 Steinbeck, John
Den Norske Bokklubben 1969 Hard Copy Fine Very Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
269 pages. volume 1. Oversatt av Nils Lie. Beautiful red hardcover with gilt lettering and design on spine and raised flower design on front board. Rear of dust jacket has photo from the movie East of Eden that includes James Dean. Book in Fine condition. Dust jacket is in Very Good+ condition - edge wear including one 3/8" long closed and 2 tiny closed tears; minor rubbing on front, and slight crease near top edge. 
Price: 17.75 USD
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5 Ost for Eden 2 Steinbeck, John
Den Norske Bokklubben 1969 Hard Copy Near Fine Very Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
252 pages. volume 2. Oversatt av Nils Lie. Beautiful red hardcover with gilt lettering and design on spine and raised flower design on front board. Rear of dust jacket has photo from the movie East of Eden that includes James Dean. Book in Near Fine condition: very slight discoloration near spine on rear board. Dust jacket is in Very Good+ condition: edge wear and some rubbing on front. 
Price: 17.75 USD
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6 Silent Stars Basinger, Jeanine
New York, New York, U.S.A. Alfred a Knopf Inc 1999 0679438408 / 9780679438403 Hard Copy Near Fine Near Fine 
Knopf, New York, 1999. Pressentation copy inscribed by the author on the title page as follows: "For Dick with my very best wishes! [Signed] Jeanine Basinger". Stated 1st edition. Book is in Near Fine condition: small scratch on front board at joint; prior owner's red name stamp on half-title page and dedication page; binding is tight and square, and pages are clean and bright. Dust jacket is in Near Fine condition: light rubbing along edges; no chips or tears; not price-clipped. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Tennessee Williams and Film Yacowar, Maurice
New York Frederick Ungar Publishing Co. 1977 0-8044-6990-3 / 9780804469906 Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
168 pages. Book is in Near Fine condition - very light edge wear. Chapter headings are: The Glass Menagerie (1950); A Streetcar Named Desire (1951); The Rose Tattoo (1955); Baby Doll (1956); Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958); Suddenly Last Summer (1959); The Fugitive Kind (1960); Summer and Smoke (1961); The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (1961); Sweet Bird of Youth (1962); Period of Adjustment (1962); The Night of the Iguana (1964); This Property is Condemned (1966); BOOM (1968); and Last of the Mobile Hot-shots (1969). 
Price: 13.75 USD
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8 The Operator: David Geffen Builds, Buys, and Sells the New Hollywood King, Tom
New York, New York, U.S.A. Random House Inc 2000 0679457542 / 9780679457541 Stated 1st Edition/2nd Printing Hard Copy Very Good Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Signed by Author
Random House, New York, 2000. Signed by author on title page. (flat-signed). Sticker on dust jacket reads "Borders Autographed Copy". Stated 1st Edition/2nd printing. Book is in Very Good condition - spine cocked so rear board doesn't lie quite flat; fore edges a little dirty; bumped corners; small spot of discoloration. Dust jacket is in Near Fine condition - light wear; no tears or chips; not price clipped. From the dust jacket: "Complex, contentious, and blessed with the perfect-pitch ability to find the next big talent, David Geffen has shaped American popular culture and transformed the way Hollywood does business. His dazzling career has included the roles of power agent, record-industry mogul, Broadway producer, and billionaire Hollywood studio founder but from the beginning his accomplishments have been shadowed by the ruthlessness with which he has pursued fame, money, and power. With The Operator, Tom King who interviewed Geffen for the book and had unimpeded access to his circle of intimates presents a mesmerizing chronicle of Geffen’s meteoric rise from the mailroom at William Morris, as well as a captivating tour of thirty sizzling years of Hollywood history. Drawing on the recollections of celebrities such as Tom Cruise, Yoko Ono, Warren Beatty, Courtney Love, Paul Simon, and even Cher (whom Geffen nearly married), The Operator transports readers to a world that is as ruthless as it is dazzling, revealing a great American story about success and the bargains made for it." Gift wrap and gift card available. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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9 The Shepherd of the Hills Wright, Harold Bell
Branson, Missouri, U.S.A. Shepherd of the Hills Historical Society 1987 0970260903 / 9780970260901 Hard Copy Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Signed by Actors
The Shepherd of the Hills Historical Society, Branson, Missouri, 1987. Inscribed on the front end page and front fly leaf by 17 actors who were part of The Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Theatre in Branson, Missouri in 2003. Book is in Near Fine condition. From the publisher: "Originally published in 1907, 'The Shepherd of the Hills' is Harold Bell Wright's most famous work . . . . Wright spins a tale of universal truths across the years to the modern-day reader. His Eden in the Ozarks has a bountiful share of life's enchantments, but is not without its serpents. While Wright rejoices in the triumphs, grace, and dignity of his characters, he has not naively created a pastoral fantasyland where the pure at heart are spared life's struggles and pains. Refusing to yield to the oft-indulged temptation of painting for the reader the simple life of country innocents, Wright forthrightly shows the passions and the life-and-death struggles that go on even in the fairest of environments that man invades." Gift wrap and gift card available.The shepherd, an elderly, mysterious, learned man, escapes the buzzing restlessness of the city to live in the backwoods neighborhood of Mutton Hollow in the Ozark hills. There he encounters Jim Lane, Grant Matthews, Sammy, Young Matt, and other residents of the village, and gradually learns to find a peace about the losses he has borne and has yet to bear. Through the shepherd and those around him, Wright assembles here a gentle and utterly masterful commentary on strength and weakness, failure and success, tranquility and turmoil, and punishment and absolution. This tale of life in the Ozarks continues to draw thousands of devotees to outdoor performances in Branson, Missouri, where visitors can also see the cabin where the real Old Matt and Aunt Mollie lived." The book, originally published in 1907, was made into a movie of the same name in 1941 with a cast including John Wayne, Betty Field, Sammy Lane, Harry Carey, Beulah Bondi, Marjorie Main, and Ward Bond. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10 This Garden England International Minerals & Chemical Corp.
Skokie, IL, U.S.A. International Minerals & Chemical Corp. 1963 Soft Cover Fine Good+ 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
International Minerals & Chemical Corp., Skokie, no date (likely, 1963, since this booklet was published in connection with a documentary film by the same name that was released in 1963). Booklet is in Fine condition. Envelope is in Good+ condition: tears on folds. Unpaginated booklet of about 20 pages containing 9 full-page color photos of English gardens. Booklet has white decorative cover and is in a green envelope that says "This Garden England" on it. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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