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  • DEATH BY HOLLYWOOD. by Bochco, Steven.
    Bochco, Steven.
    DEATH BY HOLLYWOOD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2003) dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel - a darkly comic crime novel about a screenwriter, a billionaire's wife, a murder and a cop - by this Emmy and Edgar award winning writer of Hill Street Blues, NYPD Blue and more. 274 pp. ISBN: 1400061563.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (slight spine slant)

    Book ID: 63534
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  • THE FAIR MAID OF GRAYSTONES. by [Decorative Binding] Dix, Beulah Marie (1876-1970); Blanche Greer, illustrator.
    [Decorative Binding] Dix, Beulah Marie (1876-1970); Blanche Greer, illustrator.
    THE FAIR MAID OF GRAYSTONES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Macmillan, (1905.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An early novel of mystery and romance set in 17th century Puritan England by this profilic author and 'legendary' woman screenwriter of the silent film era. In its review, the New York Times summed this up nicely - "Whoever loves a doughty fight -- in fact, a series of seemingly never to be ended fights, and a hero stubbornly refusing to be worsted no matter how hardly fate treats him -- let him read this novel of Puritan England. There is not much history to trouble about, (which perhaps is little fault,) but there is good style here, and lively characterization in Miss Dix's now known manner." 351 pp plus 5 pp of ads for her earlier books.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket. Attractive decorative binding with gilt lettering and black decorations on the spine, embossed decorations and a gilt key on the front cover with black lettering. Bound in olive green cloth, top edge gilt. The dust jacket repeats the designs on the cover in dark blue on silver. Uncommon in the first edition and especially so in dust jacket and in this condition,

    Book ID: 75280
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  • UNDER THE BIG SKY: A Biography of A. B. Guthrie Jr. by [Guthrie, A. B. Jr] Benson, Jackson J.
    [Guthrie, A. B. Jr] Benson, Jackson J.
    UNDER THE BIG SKY: A Biography of A. B. Guthrie Jr.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, (2009). First edition - "Author of The Big Sky series, The Way West, and the screenplay for the classic Shane, among many other timeless stories of frontier mountain men, icon of Western literature A. B. Bud Guthrie Jr. brought a blazing realism to the story of the West. . .. [this biography] details the life and work of this true giant on the Western literary landscape." Notes and documentation, index. xii, 316 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 67291
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  • THE YELLOW ANGELS. by Helseth, Henry Edward.
    Helseth, Henry Edward.
    THE YELLOW ANGELS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Brothers, (1940) dj. Hardcover first edition - The scarce first novel by this author and screenwriter, best known for "The Chair for Martin Rome," which was the basis for Robert Siodmak's 1948 film noir classic "Cry of the City" with Victor Mature and Richard Conte. This is set entirely within the walls of a prison. 216 pp.

    Condition: From a lending library with discoloration from tape on the boards and the endpapers, one stamp, some pages carelessly opened but overall a good sturdy copy in a dust jacket with several chips and edgewear, but still rather striking.

    Book ID: 65893
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