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  • [Baker, Josephine] Rose, Phyllis.
    JAZZ CLEOPATRA: Josephine Baker in Her Time.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - Biography of the singer and dancer who became renowned in Paris in the 1920's - but who also did undercover work for the French Resistance during World War II, adopted 12 children, spent many years in poverty, and had a gratifying comeback just before her death. Illustrated, notes, bibliography, index. 321 pages. ISBN: 0-385-248911.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (corners slightly bumped, scratch on back cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 22913
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  • [Baker, Josephine] Rose, Phyllis.
    JAZZ CLEOPATRA: Josephine Baker in Her Time.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - Biography of the singer and dancer who became renowned in Paris in the 1920's - but who also did undercover work for the French Resistance during World War II, adopted 12 children, spent many years in poverty, and had a gratifying comeback just before her death. Illustrated, notes, bibliography, index. 321 pages. ISBN: 0-385-248911.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 22991
    View cart More details Price: $25.00
  • [Baker, Josephine] Rose, Phyllis.
    JAZZ CLEOPATRA: Josephine Baker in Her Time.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - Biography of the singer and dancer who became renowned in Paris in the 1920's - but who also did undercover work for the French Resistance during World War II, adopted 12 children, spent many years in poverty, and had a gratifying comeback just before her death. Illustrated, notes, bibliography, index. 321 pages. ISBN: 0-385-248911.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (tight copy, but with a small piece approx 1 inch high missing from the bottom edge of the dj.

    Book ID: 23445
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  • [Baker, Josephine] Rose, Phyllis.
    JAZZ CLEOPATRA: Josephine Baker in Her Time.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - Biography of the singer and dancer who became renowned in Paris in the 1920's - but who also did undercover work for the French Resistance during World War II, adopted 12 children, spent many years in poverty, and had a gratifying comeback just before her death. Illustrated, notes, bibliography, index. 321 pages. ISBN: 0-385-248911.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 31233
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  • BANDBOX. by Mallon, Thomas.
    Mallon, Thomas.
    BANDBOX.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (2004) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in the 1920s in Jazz Age New York City, where "Bandbox" - a glamorous and at one time hugely successful monthly magazine - is fighting for its survival. 306 pp. ISBN: 0-375421165.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66846
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  • THE STOWAWAY: A Young Man's Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica. by Shapiro, Laurie Gwen.
    Shapiro, Laurie Gwen.
    THE STOWAWAY: A Young Man's Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2018). First edition - The first full-length non-fiction work by this documentary film-maker, the story of a scrappy teenager who stowed away on Admiral Byrd's flagship . "It was 1928: a time of illicit booze, of Gatsby and Babe Ruth, of freewheeling fun. The Great War was over and American optimism was higher than the stock market. What better moment to launch an expedition to Antarctica, the planetÕs final frontier? Everyone wanted in on the adventure. Rockefellers and Vanderbilts begged to be taken along as mess boys, and newspapers across the globe covered the planningÕs every stage. And then, the night before the expeditionÕs flagship set off, Billy GawronskiÑa mischievous, first-generation New York City…

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    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2018). First edition - The first full-length non-fiction work by this documentary film-maker, the story of a scrappy teenager who stowed away on Admiral Byrd's flagship . "It was 1928: a time of illicit booze, of Gatsby and Babe Ruth, of freewheeling fun. The Great War was over and American optimism was higher than the stock market. What better moment to launch an expedition to Antarctica, the planetÕs final frontier? Everyone wanted in on the adventure. Rockefellers and Vanderbilts begged to be taken along as mess boys, and newspapers across the globe covered the planningÕs every stage. And then, the night before the expeditionÕs flagship set off, Billy GawronskiÑa mischievous, first-generation New York City high schooler desperate to escape a dreary future in the family upholstery businessÑjumped into the Hudson River and snuck aboard. Could he get away with it?"

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    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 83624
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  • A CERTAIN AGE. by Williams, Beatriz.
    Williams, Beatriz.
    A CERTAIN AGE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2016). First edition - Novel set during the Jazz Age - the Roaring Twenties - in New York CIty. Author's note. 326 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with self flaps.

    Book ID: 69429
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