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cover of Life with Picasso.

Life with Picasso.

by GILOT, Francoise. With Carleton Lake.

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Published
1964.
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Near Fine
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First edition / First Printing.
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£298.41

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New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1964. Signed on the half-title page by Francoise Gilot. First edition / First Printing. Off-white cloth. Near fine in a very good, price-clipped dust jacket.
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cover of Riders on the Storm: My Life with Jim Morrison and the Doors.

Riders on the Storm: My Life with Jim Morrison and the Doors.

by DENSMORE, John. [Jim Morrison, Doors].

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Published
1990.
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Near Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780385300339
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£208.89

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New York: Delacorte Press, 1990. Signed by John Densmore on a Riders on the Storm Bookplate. First edition / First printing. Black cloth spine, black paper-covered boards. Near fine in near fine dust jacket.
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cover of About This Life: Journeys on the Threshold of Memory.

About This Life: Journeys on the Threshold of Memory.

by LOPEZ, Barry.

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Published
1998.
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As New
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780679434542
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£72.47

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998. Signed by the author on the title page. First edition / First printing. Burgundy paper spine, blue-gray paper-covered boards. Very fine in a very fine dust jacket.
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cover of Memoirs of the Foreign Legion.

Memoirs of the Foreign Legion.

by M. M. (Maurice Magnus). Introduction by D. H. Lawrence.

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Published
1925.
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Near Fine
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First U. S. Edition / First Printing.
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£51.16

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1925. First U. S. Edition / First Printing. Red cloth spine, black cloth boards. Near fine. No jacket. Vintage original Art Deco style owner bookplate to the back of the front-free endpaper. A memoir by an American volunteer, (later a deserter), with the Legion at Sidi-bel-Abbes. Magnus committed suicide in 1920, D. H.… Read more
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cover of Tex Johnston Jet-Age Test Pilot.

Tex Johnston Jet-Age Test Pilot.

by JOHNSTON, A. M. Tex. With Charles Barton. Foreword by William Randolph Hearst, Jr.

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Published
1991.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9781560980131
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£25.58

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Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991. Signed on the title page by Tex Johnston. Additionally inscribed: To Sy a fellow pilot and great guy! Best Wishes, Tex Johnston 8-8-91 First edition / First printing. Black cloth spine, red paper-covered boards. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
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cover of John Cleese: So Anyway. . .

John Cleese: So Anyway. . .

by CLEESE, John.

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Published
2014.
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Fine
Edition
First U.S. edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780385348249
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£106.58

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New York: Crown Archetype, 2014. Signed by John Cleese. First U.S. edition / First printing. White paper spine, white paper-covered boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. A memoir from the comedy legend John Cleese. Founding member of Monty Python's Flying Circus and creator and star of Fawlty Towers.
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cover of Carrie Brownstein: Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl.

Carrie Brownstein: Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl.

by BROWNSTEIN, Carrie. [Sleater-Kinney].

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Published
2015.
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As New
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9781594486630
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£55.42

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New York: Riverhead Books, 2015. Signed on the half title page by the riot grrrl, guitarist and vocalist for Sleater-Kinney, Carrie Brownstein. Live signature, most signed copies of this book are on tipped in pages. First edition / First printing. White paper spine, black paper-covered boards. Very fine in a very fine dust jacket.
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cover of The Only Way I Know.

The Only Way I Know.

by RIPKEN, Jr., Cal and Mike Bryan.

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Published
1997.
Condition
As New
Edition
First edition / First printing. Includes envelope with card
ISBN
9780670871933
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£115.10

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New York: Viking, 1997. Signed by Cal Ripken, Jr. on the half-title page. First edition / First printing. Includes envelope with collector baseball card tipped into the rear of the book. Blue paper spine, white paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. Baseball's "Iron Man." Hall of Famer first ballot inductee. Ripken holds… Read more
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£115.10
cover of Hole in the Sky.

Hole in the Sky.

by KITTREDGE, William. [1932-2020].

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Published
1992.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780679411666
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£59.68

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. Signed by the author on the title page, additionally inscribed: To Andy, William Kittredge 9/21/92. First edition / First printing. Gold cloth spine, gold paper-covered boards. Fine in near fine dust jacket.
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cover of M Train.

M Train.

by SMITH, Patti.

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Published
2015. Signed by Patti Smith on a
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Very fine in very fine dust jacket.
Edition
First edition / First printing. Special Signed Edition.
ISBN
9781101875100
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£63.95

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015. Signed by Patti Smith on a special page added by the publisher. First edition / First printing. Special Signed Edition. Brown spine, brown boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket.. Legendary Poet, Artist and Punk Rock Icon. Inducted into the Rock Hall of Fame in 2007. Smith was Robert Mapplethorpe's roommate.… Read more
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cover of 1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows: A Memoir. Signed Book Plus Broadside Print.

1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows: A Memoir. Signed Book Plus Broadside Print.

by WEIWEI, Ai. Translated by Allan H. Barr.

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Published
2021.
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As New
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First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780553419467
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£115.10

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New York: Crown, 2021. Signed by Ai Weiwei. First edition / First printing. Black paper-covered boards. Very fine in a very fine dust jacket. Includes 8.5" x 18.125" 1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows Letterpress Broadside. Requires additional shipping charge to ship book and print in the same box.
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cover of The Courage to Act: A Memoir of a Crisis and its Aftermath.

The Courage to Act: A Memoir of a Crisis and its Aftermath.

by BERNANKE, Ben.

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Published
2015.
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As New
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First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780393247213
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£46.89

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New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 2015. Signed on the half-title page by former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke. First edition / First printing. Black paper-covered boards. Very fine in a very fine dust jacket.
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cover of Always Look on the Bright Side of Life.

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life.

by IDLE, Eric. [Monty Python's Flying Circus].

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Published
2018.
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As New
Edition
First U.S. edition / First printing.
ISBN
9781984822581
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£102.31

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New York: Crown Archetype, 2018. Signed on a blank page following the endpaper by Eric Idle. First U.S. edition / First printing. Pale gray paper-covered boards. Very fine in a very fine dust jacket. Founding member of Monty Python's Flying Circus. Creator of the Rutles. Creator of Spamalot. Comedy legend Eric Idle looks back on a career of… Read more
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cover of Avoid Boring People. (Lessons from a Life in Science). [Avoid Boring Other People].

Avoid Boring People. (Lessons from a Life in Science). [Avoid Boring Other People].

by WATSON, James D.

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Published
2007.
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As New
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First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780375412844
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£157.73

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007. Signed on the title page by James D. Watson, the Winner of the Nobel Prize and the co-discoverer of the double helix structure of DNA. First edition / First printing. Green paper-covered spine, black paper-covered boards. Very fine in fine dust jacket.
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cover of The Yellow House: A Memoir

The Yellow House: A Memoir

by BROOM, Sarah M.

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Published
2019.
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Fine
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First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780802125088
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£63.95

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New York: Grove Press, 2019. First edition / First printing. White paper-covered boards. Fine in a very fine dust jacket. Winner of the 2019 National Book Award for Non-Fiction.
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cover of Island Home: A Landscape Memoir.

Island Home: A Landscape Memoir.

by WINTON, Tim.

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Published
2015.
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9781926428741
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£42.63

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia: Hamish Hamilton 2015. First edition / First printing. Blue-green paper-covered boards. Near fine in about fine dust jacket.
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cover of Carrie Brownstein: Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl.

Carrie Brownstein: Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl.

by BROWNSTEIN, Carrie. [Sleater-Kinney].

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Orpheus Books
Published
2015.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9781594486630
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£38.37

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New York: Riverhead Books, 2015. Signed on the first blank page by the guitarist and vocalist for Sleater-Kinney, Carrie Brownstein. First edition / First printing. White paper spine, black paper-covered boards. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
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cover of Rotten: No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs.

Rotten: No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs.

by LYDON, John. (Johnny Rotten).

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Published
1994.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780450601828
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£341.04

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1994. Signed by the author as Johnny Rotten. First edition / First printing. Black cloth spine, black paper-covered boards. Fine in fine dust jacket with light vertical crease to the rear flap. Memoir by seminal punk artist and member of the Sex Pistols and PIL.
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cover of My Passage From India. Signed and dated at publication

My Passage From India. Signed and dated at publication

by MERCHANT, Ismail.

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Published
2002.
Condition
As New
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780670031634
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£123.63

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New York: Viking Studio, 2002. Signed and dated Nov 29th 2002 by Ismail Merchant on the title page. First edition / First printing. Yellow paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket.
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cover of Bill Clinton: My Life.

Bill Clinton: My Life.

by CLINTON, Bill.

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Published
2004.
Condition
As New
Edition
First edition / First printing. First issue
ISBN
9780375414572
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£639.45

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. Signed by former President Clinton on the title page. First edition / First printing. First issue with "failure of my life" in last sentence of the acknowledgments. Navy paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. A lovely copy.
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