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  • NO MOURNING FOR THE MATADOR. by Ames, Delano (1906-1987)
    Ames, Delano (1906-1987)
    NO MOURNING FOR THE MATADOR.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Ives Washburn, (1953) dj. Hardcover first edition - The seventh Jane and Dagobert Brown mystery - they lightheartedly head off to Spain for some much needed rest - only to discover themselves once again embroiled in murder when they attend a bullfight in Barcelona and the matador is killed. 191 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in tan cloth in a very good dust jacket (some light toning to the pages, small chip to bottom edge of front cover of dust jacket, original price of $2.50 still present) .

    Book ID: 78283
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  • THE MOMENT OF TRUTH. by McNicholl, Damian.
    McNicholl, Damian.
    THE MOMENT OF TRUTH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pegasus Books, (2017) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, one inspired by true events - Set in the 1950s, this is the story of a young woman, a Texan art student, who follows her dream and relocates to Mexico, where she finds herself under the instruction of Fermin, a retired matador who is intent on asserting his dominance in their partnership. SIGNED on the title page. Author's note. 331 pp. ISBN: 978-1681774268.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 74069
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  • THE BULLFIGHTER CHECKS HER MAKEUP: My Encounters with Extraordinary People. by Orlean, Susan.
    Orlean, Susan.
    THE BULLFIGHTER CHECKS HER MAKEUP: My Encounters with Extraordinary People.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third book - a collection of 35 essays by this New Yorker writer and the author of "The Orchid Thief" (which was the basis of the film, "Adaptation" featuring Meryl Streep.) The subjects include people, famous, infamous, and obscure and even a dog with a resemblence to Bill Clinton. Among those profiled are the eponymous Cristina Sanchez, the first woman to become a matador in Spain; Bill Blass and Tonya Harding, a traveling gospel group, the Southernaires, and an African king who is a New York city taxi-driver. SIGNED on the title page. 294 pp. ISBN: 0-679462988.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 37079
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  • SIR!: A Magazine for Males: January 1958, Volume 14, No. 11. by Sandel, Ardis, editor
    Sandel, Ardis, editor
    SIR!: A Magazine for Males: January 1958, Volume 14, No. 11.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Volitant Publishing, 1958. First edition - This issue features a cover illustration for the article 'Has Our Lost Missile Become a Pagan God?' Other articles on the white slave trade, the Giants in San Francisco, Julia Bulette, the 'Comstock's Last Queen of Vice,' girl bullfighting Bette Ford and more. Illustrated with photographs, advertisements. Other issues available. 66 pp.

    Condition: Very good+ in stapled wrappers (usual light toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 54957
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