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  • KATE REMEMBERED. by Berg, A. Scott.
    Berg, A. Scott.
    KATE REMEMBERED.

    Edition: 4th printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover - More than just a biography of the Academy Award winning actress Katharine Hepburn, this is also a chronicle of twenty years of friendship and many intimate conversations. SIGNED on the title page. Photographs. 370 pp. ISBN: 0-399-15164-8.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 58827
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  • KATE REMEMBERED. by Berg, A. Scott.
    Berg, A. Scott.
    KATE REMEMBERED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - More than just a biography of the Academy Award winning actress Katharine Hepburn, this is also a chronicle of twenty years of friendship and many intimate conversations. SIGNED on the title page. Photographs. 370 pp. ISBN: 0-399-15164-8.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 58635
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  • WITH POWDER ON MY NOSE. by Burke, Billie (1886-1970) with Cameron Shipp.
    Burke, Billie (1886-1970) with Cameron Shipp.
    WITH POWDER ON MY NOSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Coward-McCann, (1959.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "For an old girl, I'm in darn good shape right now and I'll tell you how I've kept it that way." Advice, humorous in tone but essentially very sensible, interspersed with snippets from her life, from the stage and film actress best remembered as Glinda, the Good Witch in the 1939 film 'The Wizard of Oz' and who was also Mrs. Florenz Ziegfeld. Presentation copy warmly INSCRIBED on the half title page. "To Dear Dorothy, You don't have to read this dear - but it is Cam and my latest effort - give us your blessings. Love, Billie" and dated Oct 9, 1959. Illustrations by Vassilu. 249 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 55019
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  • LOST LOVE: A true story of Passion, Murder and Justice, New York, 1869. by Cooper, George.
    Cooper, George.
    LOST LOVE: A true story of Passion, Murder and Justice, New York, 1869.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (1994.) dj. An account of the lives of Abby Sage, a beautiful actress, and the Civil War journatlist Albert Deane Richardson, who was murdered in 1869 by Daniel McFarland the abusive and jealous husband of Sage. Based in large part on letters, trial affidavits and old newspaper accounts. Notes, Illustrated. 272 pp. ISBN: 0-679-433988.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 56050
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  • THE OLIVE FARM: A Memoir of Life, Love and Olive Oil in the South of France. by Drinkwater, Carol.
    Drinkwater, Carol.
    THE OLIVE FARM: A Memoir of Life, Love and Olive Oil in the South of France.

    Edition: First printing.

    Woodstock, VT & New York: The Overlook Press, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - A young couple - Carol and her husband to be Michel - purchase a 10 acre disused olive farm in the South of France - and one result was this book: "A splendid tour of southern France, from the glamour of Cannes to the Isles de Lerins and a Cistercian monastery on the tiny isle of St. Honorat." Preface. 332 pp. ISBN: 1-585671061.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 55703
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  • THE VIRGIN SUICIDES. by Eugenides, Jeffrey.
    Eugenides, Jeffrey.
    THE VIRGIN SUICIDES.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Warner, (2000.). SIGNED - Author's highly praised first book - Eugenides was chosen by Granta Magazine as one of the top 20 young writers in the United States. Basis for the movie of the same name. SIGNED on the title page by Chelsea Swain, who played Bonnie, one of the five Lisbon sisters, in the movie. 249 pp. ISBN: 0-446-670251.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 62734
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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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  • VICTORIA REGINA: A Dramatic Biography. by [Hayes, Helen, signed] Housman, Laurence.
    [Hayes, Helen, signed] Housman, Laurence.
    VICTORIA REGINA: A Dramatic Biography.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, n.d. (ca 1936.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Sheets printed in England. Illustrated throughout with drawings by Ernest Shepard. The basis of Housman's most sucessful play. A unique copy, SIGNED by Laurence Housman with the words "his signature" underneath (in Housman's hand) the words "Harry Essex, his book." Essex (1910-1997) was a writer, movie director and film producer. This copy is also SIGNED by Helen Hayes (1900-1993), whose starring role in this 1936 Broadway play was perhaps her greatest role ever. Hayes' signature is followed by the words, "his friend" with a line going up to Essex's name. 470 pp.

    Condition: Good only in a fair dust jacket. (stain to front cover of book, dust jacket is price-clipped, quite edgeworn, and has some loss in the middle of the spine.)

    Book ID: 46343
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