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  • SHADY LADY. by Gordon, Ruth.
    Gordon, Ruth.
    SHADY LADY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Arbor House, (1981.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First novel by this award-winning actress, playwright and author, published when she was 85! Set in the 1920's this is the story of a Midwestern girl who becomes a Ziegfield Follies girl. SIGNED on the half title page. 223 pp. ISBN: 0-87795-3643.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50755
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  • Merz, Charles.
    THE GREAT AMERICAN BAND WAGON,

    Edition: Hardcover.

    New York: Literary Guild of America, 1928. Hardcover - While this might have been a tongue-in-cheek criticism of the excesses of the "roaring twenties" it is amazing how it still describes the United States -whether it is taken to the road in the chapters "The once open road" and "Caravan" or the fascination with "Bigger and better murders", golf, boxing, movies, junk food ("soda fountains" where "the food is bogus" even though wrapped in strictly sanitary packages) and more. Illustrated with drawings by Howard W. Willard. 263 pp.

    Condition: Very good in dark blue cloth with gilt lettering (spine rubbed, lettering faded), lacking the dust jacket.

    Book ID: 43475
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  • Moss, Geoffrey (1886-1954.)
    WHIPPED CREAM.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: George H. Doran, (1926.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Third novel by this former British major during the Great War, who became a raher prolific and quite popular full-time writer between the two world wars. In this jazz age novel, Moss "tells fearlessly of an intensely modern girl struggling in the vortex of unconquerable passions and strange desires". 382 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in gray cloth with black lettering in very good dust jacket (gift inscription dated Christmas 1935, usual light toning to the pages, dust jacket has one closed tear on back cover, light edgewear.) Interior of dust jacket includes a list of 'distinguished fiction' published by Doran and a special offer to subscribe to 'The Bookman.'

    Book ID: 39426
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  • MASQUERADE. by Satterthwait, Walter.
    Satterthwait, Walter.
    MASQUERADE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Sequel to 'Escapade.' Mystery set in Paris in 1923 and featuring two young Pinkerton 'ops' who, in the course of their murder investigation, briefly encounter writers Ernest Hemingway and Gertrude Stein. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-312-186290.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 49979
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  • MASQUERADE. by Satterthwait, Walter.
    Satterthwait, Walter.
    MASQUERADE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Sequel to 'Escapade.' Mystery set in Paris in 1923 and featuring two young Pinkerton 'ops' who, in the course of their murder investigation, briefly encounter writers Ernest Hemingway and Gertrude Stein. SIGNED on the title page. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-312-186290.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52481
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  • CLAIRE AMBLER. by Tarkington, Booth (1869 - 1946.)
    Tarkington, Booth (1869 - 1946.)
    CLAIRE AMBLER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1928. Hardcover first edition - A later novel by this best-selling writer (who also won the Pulitzer Prize twice), a picture of a quintessional flapper of the 1920's. 253 pp. Blue and gold illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Very near fine in blue cloth with printed gold labels on front and spine, lacking the dj, but remarkably bright.

    Book ID: 43031
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