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REPORT FROM PART ONE and REPORT FROM PART TWO; [Two volumes of memoirs, BOTH SIGNED]
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REPORT FROM PART ONE and REPORT FROM PART TWO; [Two volumes of memoirs, BOTH SIGNED]

by Brooks, Gwendolyn

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Detroit / Chicago: Broadside Press / Third World Press, (1972 / 1996). First edition of each volume. The first one, "REPORT FROM PART ONE," IS INSCRIBED on the half-title page, "For Richard and Joan, Warm regards!/ Sincerely,/ Gwendolyn Brooks"; and the second one, "REPORT FROM PART TWO," IS SIGNED TWICE in green ink (on title and half-title pages). Collectively… Read more about this item
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JOURNEY INTO THE SELF: Being the Letters, Papers & Journals of Leo Stein
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JOURNEY INTO THE SELF: Being the Letters, Papers & Journals of Leo Stein

by Stein, Leo; Van Wyck Brooks, introduction by

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New York: Crown Publishers, (1950). First edition. SIGNED BY VAN WYCK BROOKS and dated "1950" in pencil on front pastedown. An autobiography of sorts of the older brother of Gertrude Stein edited by Edmund Fuller. Small 4to red cloth with gilt-stamped spine blocked in black; red top edge stain; 331 pages, including index. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs including frontis,… Read more about this item
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LENA

by Horne, Lena, and Richard Schickel

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1965
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Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1965. First edition. "...from her 'debut' at the old Cotton Club in New York to her resounding triumphs on TV .... includes a candid discussion of her own responses to the issues of civil rights....and some marvelous anecdotes concerning the many celebrities she has known and worked with." -- dust jacket flap. Near fine… Read more about this item
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LETTERS FROM A FLYING OFFICER
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LETTERS FROM A FLYING OFFICER

by Wortley, Rothesay Stuart, John Buchan and Duff Cooper, introduction

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1928
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London: Oxford University Press/ Humphrey Milford, 1928. First edition. Wortley (1892 - 1926) was a British WWI flying ace and Military Cross-recipient credited with six aerial victories. A fictionalized account of his own experiences which Wortley, an aviation journalist, wrote to encourage "air-minded" youth towards military service. Three-quarter red cloth with black paper boards and spine lettered in gilt;… Read more about this item
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SOME REMINISCENCES

SOME REMINISCENCES

by Conrad, Joseph

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1912
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London: Eveleigh Nash, 1912. First edition. Published in the U.S. later the same month as A PERSONAL RECORD. Conrad's autobiography "with a fictional slant." 8vo gilt-stamped blue cloth boards. Very good with front hinge starting at first blank, flattened creasing to front pastedown, and light shelf wear to corners and spine ends. Domestic issue (preceding the colonial issue) with… Read more about this item
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THE LOST CHILDHOOD: and other essays
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THE LOST CHILDHOOD: and other essays

by Greene, Graham

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1951
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London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1951. First edition. Essay collection broken into four sections, two of which are autobiographical. The rest deal with his views on fellow novelists and on poets and artists. Near fine with foxing to top edge of cloth and subtle reflection of dust jacket design on spine; in near fine dust jacket with few small stains… Read more about this item
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ME: From the Autobiography I REMEMBER, I REMEMBER!

by Walters, Anne

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1971
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Santa Barbara: Capricorn Press, 1971. First edition. One of 200 copies of this four page excerpt from an autobiography that doesn't appear to have ever been published. (No copies in OCLC). Rust colored, handsewn paperwraps with compliments card from press laid in. Fine.
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DUKEDOM LARGE ENOUGH: Later printing of this highlight of book related memoirs
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DUKEDOM LARGE ENOUGH: Later printing of this highlight of book related memoirs

by Randall, David R.

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New York: Random House, (1969). Later printing, INSCRIBED to Paul "Dr. Z" Zimmerman. Randall was a bookseller, head of rare books at Scribner's, and then head librarian at Indiana University where he helped put together the Lilly Collection. Near fine with light foxing in like dust jacket. From the collection of sports writer Paul "Dr. Z" Zimmerman with his… Read more about this item
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HIGH TIMES HARD TIMES
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HIGH TIMES HARD TIMES

by O'Day, Anita; with George Eells

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New York: Putnam Sons, (1981). First edition. Autobiography of the jazz singer. INSCRIBED BY O'DAY on plain bookplate, "To Bill Beverly/ Thanks for the kind words. Love, Anita O'Day 3/4/82." In her early 20's, O'Day was one of the brightest stars on the music scene but just ten years later she was battling drug addiction, broke, and in jail… Read more about this item
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HAVE MERCY! Confessions of the Original Rock 'n' Animal
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HAVE MERCY! Confessions of the Original Rock 'n' Animal

by Wolfman Jack, with Byron Laursen

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(New York): Warner Books, (1995). First edition. INSCRIBED WITH A DRAWING, "To Mike Baby -- Man did we have some fun / Wolfman Jack." Touch of faint soiling to page top edge, still bright and fine in fine dust jacket. Scarce signed.
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IT TOOK NINE TAILORS
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IT TOOK NINE TAILORS

by Menjou, Adolphe, and M. M. Musselman

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New York & Toronto: McGraw - Hill, (1948). First edition. Photo illustrated. Menjou's autobiography, with a foreword by Clark Gable. INSCRIBED and/or SIGNED on front endpaper by MENJOU and Hollywood luminaries such as FRED ASTAIRE, GINGER ROGERS, RANDOLPH SCOTT, HOAGY CARMICHAEL, REGINALD OWEN, M. M. Musselman, George Folsey, et al. Dust jacket caricature of Menjou is by Xavier Cugat.… Read more about this item
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MY LIFE AS A MATADOR: The Autobiography of Carlos Arruza

by Arruza, Carlos; Barnaby Conrad

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1956
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1956. First edition. Very good with faint foxing and some wear along the edges, most noticeably at the spine ends. In a very good price-clipped dust jacket with light rubbing and soiling, and small chips at the spine ends and corners.
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TIME PRESENT, TIME PAST

by Bradley, Bill

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. First edition. His time in the Senate. SIGNED on title page. Fine in dust jacket.
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TIME PRESENT, TIME PAST

by Bradley, Bill

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. First edition. His time in the Senate. INSCRIBED "For Lisa I hope you enjoy the book -- Bill Bradley." Fine in dust jacket.
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TIME PRESENT, TIME PAST

by Bradley, Bill

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. First edition. His time in the Senate. SIGNED by Bradley. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket.
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JOSH: My Up and Down, In and Out Life

by Logan, Joshua

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New York: Delacorte Press, (1976). First edition, INSCRIBED on half title page in year of publication "For - - Long live theatre. Joshua Logan Tysons Corner 10.13.76." Very good to fine in like dust jacket.
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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF LEIGH HUNT

by Hunt, Leigh; J. E. Morpurgo

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London: The Cresset Press, (1948). First of this edition. Originally published in 1860 and still considered one of the best autobiographies written. Edited and with an introduction and notes by J. E. Morpurgo. Fine in dust jacket.
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LAZY B: Growing Up on a Cattle Ranch in the American Southwest
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LAZY B: Growing Up on a Cattle Ranch in the American Southwest

by O'Connor, Sandra Day, H. Alan Day

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New York: Random House, (2002). First edition. Uncorrected proof. INSCRIBED "To a Fellow Texan" and SIGNED by Justice O'Connor. Filled with family photos of the Days on the ranch. Tentative publishing date of February 2002. Fine in publisher's logo-printed paperwraps.
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DEN OF LIONS: Memoirs of Seven Years

by Anderson, Terry

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New York: Crown Publishers, Inc, (1993). First edition. SIGNED by the author, who for seven long years was in darkness and chains, not knowing when, if ever, he would be free. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket.
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OUR MAN IN VIENNA: A Memoir

by Conroy, Richard Timothy

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New York: St. Martin's Press, (2000). First edition. SIGNED and INSCRIBED on the half-title page, "For --- remembering the old times - Richard Conroy." Page fore edges slightly soiled, otherwise fine in dust jacket. Illustrated with photographs by the author. Memoir of the author's time in the Foreign Service.
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