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I Will Survive - The Book

by Gaynor, Gloria

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Published
1997
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Near Fine
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First
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9780312168698
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from a few very minor spots to closed top edge with dustjacket which is not price clipped. First Edition, First Printing. 276 pages. 23 photographs. The autobiography of America's 'Queen of Disco' - a story of riches and fame, despair, and finally salvation. It charts… Read more
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Bachelors of Art - Edward Perry Warren and The Lewes House Brotherhood

by Sox, David

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Published
1991
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Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9781872180113
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London: Fourth Estate, 1991. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from a few very small marks to closed top edge) with a Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 289 pages. 29 illustrations. Edward Perry Warren collected art and young men. Bachelors of Art is the previously unpublished account of how this wealthy American expatriate came, in… Read more
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Ghost - Confessions of a Counterterrorism Agent

by Burton, Fred

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Goldring Books
Published
2008
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Near Fine
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First
ISBN
9781400065691
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New York: Random House, 2008. SIGNED BY AUTHOR to title page with dedication 'To .....Thank you for your great work. Semper Fi! June 7, 2008 ALSO enclosed is a letter from 'John' who purchased this copy for the recipient and mentions that the author is also 'a friend in the business' and also closes with Semper Fi! salutation.… Read more
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Fair Game - My Life as a Spy, My Betrayal By the White House

by Wilson, Valerie Plame

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Published
2007
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As New
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First
ISBN
9781847372338
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London: Simon and Schuster, 2007. An As New copy in an As New Dustjacket which is not price clipped. First Edition, First Printing. 411 pages. On July 6 200, four months after the United States invaded Iraq, former ambassador Joseph Wilson's now historic article 'What I didn't Find in Africa' appeared in the New York Times.A week… Read more
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The Age of Turbulence - Adventures in a New World

by Greenspan, Alan

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Published
2007
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Fine
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First
ISBN
9780713999822
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$24.61

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London: Allen Lane, 2007. A Fine unmarked copy with a near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 531 pages. 60 illustrations. The book is an incomparable reckoning with the nature of the world - how we got here, what we're living through and what lies over the horizon. Greenspan, Chairmn of the Federal Reserve Board from 1987… Read more
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The Good Son - J.F.K. Jr and the Mother He Loved

by Andersen, Christopher

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Published
2014
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9781476775562
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$34.18

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New York: Gallery Books, 2014. A Fine unmarked copy with Very Good+ dustjacket which is not price clipped. First Edition, First Printing. 352 pages. 4 photographs. John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr.(1960-1999) and heir to his father's charming good looks and relentless ambition, ultimately inherited JFK's tragic legacy too when he died in a plane crash piloted by himself in… Read more
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Gore Vidal - A Biography

by Kaplan, Fred

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Goldring Books
Published
1999
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385477031
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$21.87

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New York: Doubleday, 1999. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING November 1999. A near Fine unmarked copy which has a gift inscription written on a sticker to front endpaper else Fine with near Fine dustjacket which is price clipped. xi + 850 pages. 68 illustrations. The distinguished Professor of English literature's acclaimed and definitive biography of the novelist, cultural critic, essayist,… Read more
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I Was A White Slave in Harlem

by Howard-Howard, Margo

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Published
1991
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Very Good
ISBN
9780941423687
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$9.57

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New York: Four Walls Eight Windows, 1991. There is a little wear to lower spine and light curling to front corner tips else a clean tight copy. xi + 177 pages. Introduction by Quentin Crisp. Margo Howard-Howard details her sometimes intimate, sometimes violent encounters with James Dean, Andy Warhol, Jackie Curtis, Truman Capote, Talulah Bankhead, Queen Elizabeth II and… Read more
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Secrecy and Power - The Life of J. Edgar Hoover

by Powers, Richard Gid

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Goldring Books
Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780091725983
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London: Hutchinson, 1987. A Fine unmarked copy with dustjacket which is not price clipped. First UK edition. x + 624 pages. 30 illustrations. As head of the FBI from 1924 until his death in 1972, J. Edgar Hoover created a unique role for himself in American life - one that had never existed before, one that wil probably… Read more
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Crazy Sundays - F.Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood

by Latham, Aaron

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Goldring Books
Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780436242458
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London: Secker and Warburg, 1972. A near Fine unmarked copy with dustjacket which has age darkening and a small closed tear and which is not price clipped. ix + 308 pages. 'More than anything in the world he wanted to make pictures..it seemed to him infinitely romantic..', wrote F.Scott Fitzgerald in an early draft of Tender is the Night.… Read more
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Confessions of a Pretty Lady

by Bernhard, Sandra

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Goldring Books
Published
1988
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060159290
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New York: Harper and Row, 1988. A near Fine copy ( Fine apart from an inscription to half title page) with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 133 pages. 12 illustrations. Welcome to the world of Sandra Bernhard; sophisticated, sardonic, and witty, nothing escapes her acute eye and sharp tongue. With her pitch-perfect sense of style and humour,… Read more
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Everybody Who Was Anybody - A Biography of Gertrude Stein

by Hobhouse, Janet

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Goldring Books
Published
1975
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780297769903
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London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1975. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. A large format volume of xii + 244 pages. 100 black and white illustrations, 8 colour plates. Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) soon became aware that she was destined to 'create the twentieth century'. Brought up in Europe and the new frontier state… Read more
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Man from the Valley (SIGNED COPY)

by Miller, Francis Pickens

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Goldring Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780807811610
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$16.41

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina: The University of North Carolina Press, 1971. SIGNED BY AUTHOR to front endpaper with inscription 'To Donald Maclaren of Maclaren with much affection from his father's friend'. xvii + 253 pages. 13 illustrations. Francis Picken Miller (1895-1978), whose career had many facets: statesman, politician, soldier, educator, author, and churchman. His contacts have been worldwide. Born… Read more
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Sellebrity - My Angling and Tangling with Famous People

by Lois, George

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Goldring Books
Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780714842844
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New York: Phaidon Press, 2003. A Fine unmarked copy with Very Good+ dustjacket. George Lois was born in New York City in 1931. He studied at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn before setting off for Madison Avenue in the early 1950's, eventually joining Doyle Dane Bernbach in 1958. Lois went on to found four seminal New York advertsing agencies over… Read more
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Pandering

by Fleiss, Heidi

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Goldring Books
Published
2002
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780972016407
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Los Angeles: 1 Hour Entertainment, 2002. A near Fine unmarked copy in padded boards (Fine apart from just a touch of wear to lower corner tips). 240 pages. All edges gilt. Dubbed the 'Hollywood Madam' in the 1990s, Heidi Fleiss has returned to the scandal spotlight with this memoir of her experiences. Fleiss was released from federal prison in… Read more
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Return to Albion - Americans in England 1760-1940

by Kenin, Richard

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Published
1979
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Very Good
ISBN
9780030428562
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New York: National Portrait Gallery/Smithsonian Institution/Holt Rhinehart and Winston , 1979. A clean, tight and unmarked copy apart from a neat name and date to half title page and light foxint to fore edge and which has a light crease to front cover. xv + 288 pages. Illustrated throughout. Introduction by Alistair Cooke. The book offers a richly illustrated… Read more
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Henry Wellcome

by James, Robert Rhodes

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Goldring Books
Published
1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780340606179
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London: John Curtis, 1994. PRESENTATION COPY to David Somerset (Chief Cashier of the Bank of England 1980-1988) from Sir Roger Gibbs, Chairman of the Wellcome Trust, October 1994. A Fine unmarked copy, apart from the presentation inscription, in green cloth boards with near Fine dustjacket. First edition, first printing. xix + 422 pages. 109 illustrations. The Wellcome Trust is… Read more
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Over Here

by Seitz, Raymond

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Goldring Books
Published
1998
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780297815983
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London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1998. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which has fading to spine and is not price clipped. xii + 372 pages. The author was the first career diplomat to be appointed American Ambassador to the Court of St. James's. As America's top representative in Britain from 1991 to 1994, his many friends in… Read more
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Years of Renewal

by Kissinger, Henry

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Goldring Books
Published
1999
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780297818946
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London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1999. A near Fine unmarked copy apart from some light marks to fore and lower edges with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 1151 pages. 98 illustrations. 13 maps. First UK edition. The most celebrated American diplomat of his period, Kissinger was a major figure in world history and a winner of the… Read more
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Dutch - A Memoir of Ronald Reagan

by Morris, Edmund

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Goldring Books
Published
1999
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780002177092
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London: Harper Collins, 1999. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from a thin quarter inch biro 'v' mark to top edge) with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. First UK edition, first printing. xx + 874 pages. Illustrations in the text. The authorized biography of President Ronald Reagan, written with complete interpretative freedom, whilst he was still president.… Read more
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