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161 Swanson, James L. Manhunt The 12-day Chase for Lincoln's Killer
New York William Morrow 2006 0060518499 / 9780060518493 First edition/1st Printing Illus. Glazed Boards 
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Compelling well received book on the assassination of Lincoln and the hunt for the killers. Illustrated. A beautiful fine unread copy with its wrap around band intact. Inscribed copies are uncommon. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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The Pianist, Szpilman, Wladyslaw
162 Szpilman, Wladyslaw The Pianist
London Victor Gollancz Ltd. 1999 057506708 X / 9780575067080 First British Edition/First Printing Cloth with Dustjacket 
Haunting memoir of Szpilman who survived the Nazi horror by hiding among the ruins of Warsaw. Illustrated with 4 photos. Made into the moving Roman Polanski film that won 3 unexpected Oscars including the best actor award for Adrian Brody's moving performance as Szpilman. Fine/fine. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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163 Tatum, Arlo, editor Handbook For Conscientious Objectors
Central Committee For Conscientious Objectors. PA. 1968. Tenth ed. Wraps. 
Vg+/light fading to blue wraps. The 60's edition had the largest printing (50'000) since it pub. its 1st ed. in 1952. Pub. in Oct. of 1968, towards the end of a hard, tumultuous year. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Lewis Carroll at Texas. The Library Chronicle, Taylor, Robert N., Compiled By
164 Taylor, Robert N., Compiled By Lewis Carroll at Texas. The Library Chronicle
Texas. The University Of Texas at Austin 1985 00242241 First Edition Paper 
235pg. catalog of the Lewis Carroll holdings at the University of Texas. Includes a treasure trove of Alice In Wonderland and Through The Looking Glass material including manuscripts, books along with magazines and photographs taken Carroll. 28 illustrations. A nice job. Attractive. Near fine. Laid in is a nice large 12pg color brochure for a recent exhibition "Alice Live" that was held at the New York Public Library for The Performing Arts in 2015. Illustrated. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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165 Thomas, Piri Down These Mean Streets
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1967 Second printing Before Publication Cloth Without Dustjacket 
THIS COPY BELONGED TO THE DIRECTOR ELIA KAZAN WHOSE OWNERSHIP SIGNATURE AND DATE IS ON THE TOP EDGE OF THE FRONT ENDSHEET. The book was being considered by Kazan as a film project is filled with his handwritten notes and ideas on how he would make the film and what parts of the book were of interest to him. Unfortunately the film was never made. There is a touch of staining to a few pages of the book, along with minor light wear and shaking. Also lacking the dustjacket. This was a well read and handled book by the director. Vg. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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166 Thomas, Piri Down These Mean Streets
New York Vintage Books 1991 Later Printing Paper 
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY PIRI THOMAS ON THE FRONT HALF TITLE ENDSHEE IN 1997. Piri Thomas's well received memoir about growing up in Spanish Harlem. Vg+ 
Price: 100.00 USD
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167 Thompson, C.J.S. The Mysteries Of Sex. Women Who Posed as men and Men Who Impersonated Women
New York Causeway Books 1974 0883650291 First american Edition Cloth Wiith Dustjacket 
Tantalizing look at cross dressers and transvestites through history. 19 illustrations. Former owner's signature and date on front endsheet and a touch of minor creasing to the top edge of the dustjacket. Fine/vg+. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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168 Thompson, Hunter S. Hell's Angels
New York Ballantine Books 1988 0345331486 / 9780345331489 Later Printing Paperback 
Famous document on the dangerous motorcycle gang written by the famous late gonzo journalist and cult figure. No photos. Although a much later printing, this is a near fine and appears to be an uread copy. 1 tiny speck on the front edge. Near fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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169 Thorne, Tony The Dictionary of Contemporary Slang
New York Pantheon Books 1990 0679737065 / 9780679737063 Later Printing Paper 
More than 5,000 entries of slang taken from the worlds of drugs, fashion, sex, music and obscenities from the past forty years. Very light soiling to the edges. Near fine. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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170 Train, John. Preface By S.J. Perelman Remarkable Names Of Real People or How To Name Your Baby
New York Clarkson N. Potter. 1977 0517531305 / 9780517531303 1st Edition/2nd Printing Small Cloth with Dustjacket 
Train's first Hilarious laugh out loud collection of authentic names ever inflicted on real people with charming b&w drawings by Pierre Le-Tan. Gift inscribition from one of the acknowleged people who has also undelined her name in red ink. Price clipped. Light soiling and minor chipping & edge wear to to easily soiled light dustjacket, otherwise fine/fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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171 Trilling, Diana The Beginning Of The Journey. The Marriage Of Diana and Lionel Trilling
New York Harcourt Brace & Co. 1993 0151116857 / 9780151116850 First edition/1st Printing Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket 
INSCRIBED, SIGNED AND DATED BY DIANA TRILLING WITH HER FIRST NAME. "TO DEAR... WITH LOTS OF HUGS AND KISSES DIANA CHRISTMAS 1993. Memoir by Ms. Trilling on her life and marriage to Lionel Trilling. A good portrait of the times. 8pgs. of photos. Uncommon inscribed. Fine/fine. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Ray Troll's Shocking Fish Tales. Fish, Romance, and Death In Pictures., Troll, Ray, Illustrations, Matsen, Brad, Text By
172 Troll, Ray, Illustrations, Matsen, Brad, Text By Ray Troll's Shocking Fish Tales. Fish, Romance, and Death In Pictures.
CA. Ten Speed Press. 1993 0898155487 / 9780898155488 1st Edition Large Paper 
Very pretty book of stories about all things fish, with full color drawings and painting by Troll. Unusual. Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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173 Turkel, Studs Talking To Myself A Memoir Of My Times
New York Pantheon Books 1984 039472724X / 9780394727240 1st Paper Edition Paper 
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY STUDS TURKEL. "To.....Here's To Memory-God Help Us. Studs." The noted journalist and radio commentator's memoirs. No photos. Light browning to edges of pages, and a tiny nick to the bottom of the front cover. Inscribed books by Turkel appear to be uncommon. Near fine. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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174 Updike, John Assorted Prose
New Yok Alfred a Knopf Inc 1974 39441473x First edition/2nd Printing Cloth with Dustjacket 
LARRY KRAMER'S COPY. NOTED AUTHOR, PLAYWRIGHT, SCREENWRITER AND GAY ACTIVITST'S COPY WITH HIS OWNER SIGNATURE, DATE AND ADDRESS WRITTEN IN INK ON THE FRONT ENDSHEET. Large collection of John Updike's stories, editorial comments, and reviews. Nice association copy. Price clipped. Some very faint discoloring to the light dustjacket. and a touch of soiling to the top edge, otherwise near fine/near fine 
Price: 150.00 USD
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175 Van Loon, Hendrik Man The Miracle Maker
New York City Horace Liveright 1928 2nd Printing Cloth No Dustjacket as Issued 
Van Loon writes the story of human history and progress and the history of invention Small color plate attached to the front cover. Illustrated with 8 color plates and 170 small black and white illustrations throughout the book. Rubbing to the spine has removed the gold lettering. His artwork is quite marvelous. Bookplate to the front pastedown. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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In Memoriam: Lawrence Alloway , various
176 various In Memoriam: Lawrence Alloway
New York Tender Buttons 1991 0927920050 / 9780927920056 First Edition Small Paper 
Small 37pg. of memories and remberances by friends, artists and fellow critics of Lawrence Alloway the important art critic and curator who also wrote an important book on film noir called Violent America. Cover illustration of Alloway by Sylvia Sleigh who was married to Alloway for 35 years. Published in an edition of 1,000. Tiny scrape to the bottom of the back cover. Fine.  
Price: 50.00 USD
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Paper, Rubber, Steel, Coal, various
177 various Paper, Rubber, Steel, Coal
Wisconsin Whitman Publishing Co. 1940 First Editions Small Paper 
A charming set of 4 children's books, published to teach children about natural resources and our capitalistic system. Each book is approx. 24pgs. and have very nice color artwork covers that are repeated on the back covers. Also all four are well illustrated with many b&w photographs. All of the books are in fine near fine condition with the exception of Coal which has a very faint not noticeable crease to the back cover. Sold as a collection only. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Living Dangerously The Adventures of Merian C. Cooper. Introduction By Peter Jackson, Vaz, Mark Cotta
178 Vaz, Mark Cotta Living Dangerously The Adventures of Merian C. Cooper. Introduction By Peter Jackson
New York Villard Books. 2005 1400062764 / 9781400062768 First edition/1st Printing Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket 
The life story of the Hollywood adventurer and the creator of King Kong among others. This is the first comprehensive bio. Illustrated throughout the text with photos. Bound to become scarce. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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179 Wakefield, Dan New York In The 50s
New York Houghton-Mifflin/Seymour Lawrence 1992 0395669251 / 9780395669259 1st Paper Edition Large Paper 
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY DAN WAKEFIELD. Memoirs about the social and literary worlds of beat New York City and the center of that universe, Greenwich Village. 16pgs. of photos. Fine. Laid in is a postcard by Village Voice photographer Fred McDarrah from an exhibition of his titled "Save The Village." that was held in NYC in 2014. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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180 Walters, Margaret The Nude Male. A New Perspective.
New York/London Paddington Press 1978 0448231689 / 9780448231686 1st American Edition Oversize 
Study of how the male nude has been represented in art over the centuries. Illustrated with over 150 b&w repros. of paintings & photographs. Price clipped, small ink name under front flap & 1 tiny small mend to the bottom corner of the dj. Fine/vg+  
Price: 50.00 USD
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