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The Amusement Park: 900 Years of Thrills and Spills, and the Dreamers and Schemers Who Built Them, Silverman, Stephen M. Published by Black Dog & Leventhal, USA, 2019. First Edition. 432pp. with index; illustrated throughout. Blue boards eith white titles, illustrated endpapers. Both volume and unclipped jacket are as new without marks. The Amusement Park is a rich, anecdotal history that… Read more
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cover of Treasures from the Golden Age, West Coast Carousels

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Treasures from the Golden Age, West Coast Carousels, Eric C. Pahlke (Text and Photography). Published by Historical Photography Books, San Diego, California, 2010. First Edition. Signed by author and photographer Eric Pahlke. Decorative boards. Oblong 4to up to 12" tall; 166pp. In fine condition. Color Photos of 19 historic carousels (merry-go-rounds) operating along the West Coast between San Diego and… Read more
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cover of The Lord of The Rings, The Art of The Fellowship Of The Ring

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The Lord of The Rings, The Art of The Fellowship Of The Ring, Russell, Gary. Published by HarperCollins, 2002. First Edition. 4to up to 12" tall; quarto., 192pp., profusely illustrates throughout. Pictorial laminated boards in matching dustjacket. Volume is in unread, unmarked condition; unclipped jacket has the lightest of shelf wear and is otherwise fine. With complete access to artwork created over… Read more
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Leonard Cohen: Everybody Knows

by Kubernik, Harvey

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Leonard Cohen: Everybody Knows, Kubernik, Harvey. Published by Monti Publishing & More, Toronto, 2014. First Edition. 4to up to 12" tall; 223pp. with colour and black and white photos. Navy blue cloth over boards with silver spine titles, shadow photographic endpapers. In fine, unread condition; unclipped jacket has very light scuffing and is otherwise fine. … Read more
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Gordie Brown In Caricature

by Gordie Brown

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Gordie Brown In Caricature, Gordie Brown. Published by GB Enterprises, Las Vegas, 2007. Signed without dedication: Best Wishes, Gordie Brown, 2009. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 128pp. Card Covers. Contents in pristine condition; front cover is very lightly splayed. Gordie Brown is a Canadian born cartoonist, actor, musician, comedian, singer and impressionist. He became popular as an artist when… Read more
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cover of Vans: Off the Wall: Stories of Sole from Vans Originals

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Vans: Off the Wall: Stories of Sole from Vans Originals, Doug Palladini. Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York. 2009. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 208 glossy illustrated pages with text. Cloth patterned boards, illustrated endpapers. In fine condition without markings, tears or folds; appears unread
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Janis: Her Life and Music

by George-Warren, Holly

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Janis: Her Life and Music, George-Warren, Holly. Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, 2019. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 377pp. with photographs, notes and index. Yellow boards with gilt spine titles. Volume and unclipped jacket are in unread, unmarked, mint condition. Written by one of the most highly regarded chroniclers of American music history, and based on… Read more
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cover of The Jest Book. The Choicest Anecdotes and Sayings

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The Jest Book. The Choicest Anecdotes and Sayings by Mark Lemon. Published by Macmillan & Co., London., 1864. First Edition, First Thousand Printing. Golden Treasury Series. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall., 361pp. with tissue guarded title illustrations; index, publisher's advertisement at end. Forest green boards with gilt panelled boards, gilt medallion front board and blindstamped to rear, gilt… Read more
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The Balletomane's Scrap-Book

by Haskell, Arnold L.

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The Balletomane's Scrap-Book, Haskell, Arnold L. Published by A. & C. Black, London, 1936. First Edition. Signed by 16 members of Colonel Wassily de Basil's Ballet Russe. 9½" tall. Unpaginated; introduction, acknowledgements followed by 193 captioned black and white photos of the troupe and individual dancers on and off stage. Red cloth boards with embossed dancing figure to front,… Read more
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The Films of Ronald Colman

by Quirk, Lawrence

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The Films of Ronald Colman, Quirk, Lawrence. Published by The Citadel Press, Secaucus N. J., 1977. First Edition. 4to up to 12" tall; 251pp. with portrait gallery. Quarter yellow cloth over blue boards. Contents in fine unmarked condition; light wear to unclipped jacket. Ronald Charles Colman (1891-1958) was a British actor whose career spanned theatre, silent film and the… Read more
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cover of Spellbound in Darkness: A History of the Silent Film

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Spellbound in Darkness: A History of the Silent Film, Pratt, George. Published by New York Graphic Society, 1973. Card covers. 548 pp. with index; appendix; black and white illustrations. Contents in fine, unmarked condition; covers have general wear.
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Bernard Shaw

by Holroyd, Michael

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Bernard Shaw, Three Volumes, Holroyd, Michael. Published by Chatto and Windus, London. Vols. 1-3; 1988, 1989 and 1991 respectively. First Editions. Volume 1 - 1856-1898, The Search For Love; Volume 2 -1898-1918, The Pursuit Of Power; Volume 3- 1918-1950, The Lure Of Fantasy. 8vo up to 9½" tall. viii+486pp, x+422pp, x+545pp with black and white plates and indexes. Black… Read more
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The History of Mystery

by Collins, Max Allan

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The History of Mystery, Collins, Max Allan. Published by Collectors Press, Portland, 2001. 4to up to 12" tall; 196 pp. with 375-plus color illustrations (pulp fiction covers, comic strips, portraits, etc.), bibliography, index. Pictorial cloth boards; front dust jacket with die-cut circle for magnifying glass. In mint condition in mint unclipped jacket. A look at pop culture and how it… Read more
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Movies of the 20s And Early Cinema

by Muller, Jurgen

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Movies of the 20s And Early Cinema, Muller, Jurgen. Published by Taschen, 2007. Flexible boards. 4to up to 12" tall; 480pp. illustrated throughout with film stills and production photos In fine, as new condition.
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cover of Beyond the Epic: The Life and Films of David Lean

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Beyond the Epic: The Life and Films of David Lean, Phillips, Gene D. Published by University Press of Kentucky, 2006. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 545pp. with photos, filmography, bibliography and index. Quarter black cloth over orange boards, copper spine titles. Both volume and unclipped jacket are in fine condition with light dusting to outside tail edge. An… Read more
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cover of Marilyn: The Passion and the Paradox

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Marilyn: The Passion and the Paradox, Banner, Lois. Published by Bloomsbury, New York, 2012. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 288pp. White boards with silver spine titles. In fine condition without markings, tears or folds. Considered the first Marilyn biography written from a woman's historian perspective.
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Johnny Cash - The Life

by Robert Hilburn

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Johnny Cash - The Life, Robert Hilburn. Published by Little Brown & Co, 2013. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 679pp. with photographic sections. Black boards with silver spine titles, grey endpapers. Tiny rub marks top inside edge of front board, light and tiny top edge corner crease to a few early pages; otherwise volume and unclipped jacket are… Read more
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Life

by Richards, Keith

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Life, Richards, Keith. Published by Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2010. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 564 pages with photographic sections. Brown boards with embossed silver signature to front and silver spine titles; purple endpapers. Very light shelf wear and otherwise volume and unclipped jacket are in fine condition without markings, tears or folds.
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cover of Reckless Daughter a Portrait of Joni Mitchell

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Reckless Daughter a Portrait of Joni Mitchell, Yaffe, David. Published by Harper Collins, Toronto, 2017. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 420pp. with black and white photographic plates. Grey boards, black spine titles. Volume is in mint condition; unclipped jacket has top edge ruffling and light wear.
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The Three Musketeers

by Dumas, Alexandre

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The Three Musketeers, Dumas, Alexandre. Adams, John. Published by Whitman Publishing Company, Racine, Wisconsin, 1935. Feature Movie Book 1131. The RKO Radio Picture. Adapted from the novel by Alexander Dumas, adapted for the motion picture by John Adams. 16mo up to 6½" tall; 176 pp. Illustrated with scenes from the movie. Stiff card boards illustrated in color. Two names to… Read more
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