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Double Luck: Memoirs of a Chinese Orphan, Fa, Lu,Chi White, Becky
61 Fa, Lu,Chi White, Becky Double Luck: Memoirs of a Chinese Orphan
New York Holiday House (2001). 0823415600 / 9780823415601 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Quarter cloth with silver lettering to spine. viii, 212 pages. Inscribed to previous owner and signed by Lu Chi Fa and Becky White. "Currently the owner of a restaurant in California, Lu looks back on a life that reflects China's tumultuous recent history, from wars and famine to Chairman Mao's Cultural Revolution." - PW 
Price: 19.95 USD
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The Naked Face of Genius: Bela Bartok's American Years, Fassett, Agatha
62 Fassett, Agatha The Naked Face of Genius: Bela Bartok's American Years
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1958 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Quarter cloth. 367 pp. Photos. Tape repairs to interior of price-clipped dust jacket. Previous owner's inscription, a couple of pages dog-eared. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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63 Fields, W. C. Fields for President
New York Dodd, Mead & Co. (1971). 0396064191 / 9780396064190 Very Good 
Reprint. Blue cloth. xxiii, 163 pp. Photos. Introduction by Michael M. Taylor. No dust jacket. Tape stain to front free endpaper. A solid copy with only light wear. 
Price: 12.95 USD
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Gennifer Flowers: Passion and Betrayal, Flowers, Gennifer
64 Flowers, Gennifer Gennifer Flowers: Passion and Betrayal
Del Mar, CA Emery Dalton Books (1995). 0964047934 / 9780964047938 Very Good Very Good 
Lavender cloth with silver lettering to spine. 16 pages. Photos. Inscribed "My Best" and signed by the author. Small ink dot to bottom edges. Dust jacket has a couple of tiny nicks. Contents clean and tight. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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A Solo in Tom-Toms, Fowler, Gene
65 Fowler, Gene A Solo in Tom-Toms
New York Viking 1946 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down and name, city, and date (1946) written in pencil on free endpaper. Moderate yellowing and a couple of small chips to dust jacket. The price is intact. Contents clean and tight. Fowler describes his Colorado boyhood, search for his father, journalism career, and his friendships with Jack Dempsey, Paul Whiteman and others. 
Price: 17.95 USD
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Franklin, Benjamin
66 Franklin, Benjamin The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Norwalk, CT The Easton Press (2004). Very Good William Sharp 
Full leather binding with gilt lettering and decoration. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers. xxxiii, 233 pages. Introduction by Carl Van Doren. Color frontispiece. Bookplate. A clean copy with little wear. 
Price: 27.95 USD
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An Italian Affair, Fraser, Laura
67 Fraser, Laura An Italian Affair
New York Pantheon Books (2001). 0375420657 / 9780375420658 Very Good Very Good 
Later printing. 226 pp. Inscribed by the author. A clean, attractive copy. "Part travelog, part memoir, and part love story in the most traditional sense, this highly personal, honest, funny, and charming account is a joy to read." - LJ 
Price: 17.95 USD
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The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid, The Noted Desparado, Garrett, Pat F.; Fulton, Maurice G. (Editor)
68 Garrett, Pat F.; Fulton, Maurice G. (Editor) The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid, The Noted Desparado
New York Indian Head Books (1994). 1566195012 / 9781566195010 Very Good Very Good 
Reproduction. xxviii, 233 pages. Illustrated. A clean copy with little wear. 
Price: 18.95 USD
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69 Gilman, Richard Faith, Sex, Mystery: A Memoir
New York Simon & Schuster (1986). 0671551841 / 9780671551841 Very Good Very Good 
Later printing. Cloth spine with gilt lettering. 253 pp. A clean, attractive copy. "An absorbing, provocative and compulsively readable memoir." - Walker Percy 
Price: 9.95 USD
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Carl Gorman's World, Greenberg, Henry; Greenberg, Georgia
70 Greenberg, Henry; Greenberg, Georgia Carl Gorman's World
Albuquerque, NM University of New Mexico Press (1984). 0826307388 / 9780826307385 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. 195 pages. Illustrated. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. Inscribed to previous owner and signed by Gorman. Also inscribed by both authors. 
Price: 34.95 USD
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The Book of the Courtesans: A Catalogue of Their Virtues, Griffin, Susan
71 Griffin, Susan The Book of the Courtesans: A Catalogue of Their Virtues
New York Broadway Books (2001). 0767904508 / 9780767904506 First British Edition Very Good Very Good 
xii, 269 pages. Illustrated. Glossary. Bibliography. Signed by the author. A clean copy with very little wear. "A provocative study of the life and times of the West's first female power brokers explains how courtesans used their liaisons with some of the world's most powerful and celebrated men to give themselves an extraordinary influence, wealth, and freedom in a male-dominated world and offers profiles of these remarkable women, including Veronica Franco, Madame de Pompadour, and Marion Davies." 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Nama/Namibia: Diary and Letters of Nama Chief Hendrik Witbooi, Gugelberger, Georg M. (Editor)
72 Gugelberger, Georg M. (Editor) Nama/Namibia: Diary and Letters of Nama Chief Hendrik Witbooi
Boston Boston University (1984). Very Good 
Paper covers. 131 pages. Preface by Edwin N. Wilmsen. References. Small blemish to front cover. Highlighting to a couple of pages. Complete and readable. Uncommon. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Sing Me Back Home, Haggard, Merle; Russell, Peggy
73 Haggard, Merle; Russell, Peggy Sing Me Back Home
New York Times Books (1981). 0812909860 / 9780812909869 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Cloth spine. 287 pages. Photos. Inscribed to previous owner (To Piggie, with love) and signed by Haggard. "Piggie" may be Haggard's co-author Peggy Russell. Tape repairs to interior of jacket. Contents clean and tight. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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The Education of a Yankee: An American Memoir, Hale, Judson
74 Hale, Judson The Education of a Yankee: An American Memoir
New York Harper & Row (1987). 0060157526 / 9780060157524 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. x, 261 pages. Photos. Signed by the author. Dust jacket has a couple of tiny nicks. Contents clean and tight. "The life and times of an unusual New England family engage the reader wholeheartedly in this memoir." - PW 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Roots, Haley, Alex
75 Haley, Alex Roots
Garden City, NY Doubleday & Co. 1976 0385037872 / 9780385037877 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Quarter cloth with gilt lettering. viii, 587 pp. Price-clipped dust jacket has small chips and tears. Previous owner's name. "After eleven years of research to uncover the facts of his heritage, Haley shares the saga of an American black family that extends from his ancestor Kunta Kinte, an African brought to mid-eighteenth-century America as a slave, to himself." 
Price: 29.95 USD
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76 Hall, Walter Phelps Mr. Gladstone
New York Norton (1931). First Edition Very Good Good 
Blue cloth with silver spine lettering. 275 pp. Illustrated. Bibliography. Remainder stamp, blemish to front free endpaper, bookstore stamp. Dust jacket is browned and has chips and tears with tape repairs. Biography of British statesman William Ewart Gladstone. 
Price: 15.95 USD
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77 Halliburton, Richard Richard Halliburton: His Story of His Life's Adventure As Told in Letters to His Mother and Father
Garden City, NY Garden City Publishing (1942). Very Good 
Reprint. Blue cloth. xi, 433 pp. Photos. No dust jacket. Page 432 has a short tear in lower margin. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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Maury Maverick: A Political Biography, Henderson, Richard B.
78 Henderson, Richard B. Maury Maverick: A Political Biography
Austin, TX University of Texas Press (1970). 0292700903 / 9780292700901 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Cloth with gilt lettering to spine. xxiii, 386 pages. Illustrated. Bibliography. Index. Dust jacket has small chips and tears. Name blacked out on front free endpaper. Texas Press stamp. Inscribed to previous owners and signed by the author. 
Price: 22.95 USD
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Wolfgang Gullich: A Life in the Vertical, Hepp, Tilman
79 Hepp, Tilman Wolfgang Gullich: A Life in the Vertical
Stuttgart Boulder Edition (1994). First American Edition Very Good 
Glossy boards. 144 pages. Illustrated. A clean copy with only light wear. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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80 Herzstein, Robert Edwin Waldheim: The Missing Years
New York Arbor House/William Morrow (1988). 0877959595 / 9780877959595 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Quarter cloth with gilt spine lettering. 303 pp. Photos. A solid copy with only light wear. "...the full story of Kurt Waldheim's hidden past - a complex and often shocking tale of conspiracy, concealment and complicity that involved some of the worst atrocities of World War II..." 
Price: 9.95 USD
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