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  • MEMORY BOOK. by Barbour, Fanny .
    Barbour, Fanny .
    MEMORY BOOK.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Standard Brands Incorporated, 1940. Hardcover first edition - A picture book - a combination of photo album, brief jottings and some dialogue - which put faces on the characters in "One Man's Family," an American radio soap opera, created by Carlton E. Morse, which ran from 1932-1959 (first on radio, then on television). It was the longest-running uninterrupted dramatic serial in the history of American radio. Slim oblong format, unpaginated.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 79926
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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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  • Butler, Brett.
    KNEE DEEP IN PARADISE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Autobiography of the comedian and televison star - but also quite a bit more - a portrait of the South, the story of a woman who survived a 'gothic childhood,' teenage years of exploring sex, drugs and alcohol and an abusive first marriage. It begins "I spent the first twenty years of my life waiting for two men I was reasonably certain would never come back - my daddy and Jesus Christ.". Photographs, 295 pp. ISBN: 0-786861363.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 34634
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  • Cho, Margaret.
    I'M THE ONE THAT I WANT.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York Ballantine, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Memoir of the comedian, icon and TV star. 212 pp. ISBN: 0-345-440137.

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

    Book ID: 28148
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  • Cosby, Bill
    FATHERHOOD

    Edition: First paperback printing - deluxe edition in stiff, reinforced wrappers.

    New York: Berkley, 1987. Cosby's first book - both funny and wise. Introduction and afterword by Alvin F. Poussaint, M.D.

    Condition: Very good (some creasing to front cover.)

    Book ID: 4921
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  • LOVE AND MARRIAGE. by Cosby, Bill
    Cosby, Bill
    LOVE AND MARRIAGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (1989) dj. Hardcover first edition - Cosby's third book, one which seems ironical in view of his conviction for sexual assault. Introduction by Alvin F. Poussaint, M.D. 188 pp. ISBN: 0-312246641.

    Condition: Very good in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 84215
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  • Cosby, Bill
    FATHERHOOD

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - Cosby's first book - both funny and wise. Introduction and afterword by Alvin F. Poussaint, M.D.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 4920
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  • TOO OLD, TOO UGLY AND NOT DEFERENTIAL TO MEN. by Craft, Christine.
    Craft, Christine.
    TOO OLD, TOO UGLY AND NOT DEFERENTIAL TO MEN.

    Edition: First hardcover printing.

    Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing, (1988.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "An anchorwoman's courageous battle against sex discrimination." An account of Craft's sucessful 1983 lawsuit after being fired for being "too old, too ugly and not deferential." Foreword by Larry King. INSCRIBED on the title page. Perhaps even more relevant now than it was when first published. Photographs. 211 pp. ISBN: 0-914629-654.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 49098
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  • POTENTIAL: The Way to Emotional Maturity. by Downs. Hugh.
    Downs. Hugh.
    POTENTIAL: The Way to Emotional Maturity.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1973. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Informal excursions down the road to a better world" by this radio and television journalist and host. INSCRIBED on the half title page. Index. x, 227 pp. ISBN: 0-385-037422.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 61248
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  • Dunn, Nora.
    NOBODY'S RIB.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    New York: HarperPerennial, 1991. First edition - Pat Stevens, Liz Sweeney, Babette and some other women you know. Includes black-and-white photographs. Dunn was formerly a regular on Saturday Night Live. ISBN: 0-06-0964987.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 20234
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  • Dunn, Nora.
    NOBODY'S RIB.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    New York: HarperPerennial, 1991. First edition - Pat Stevens, Liz Sweeney, Babette and some other women you know. Includes black-and-white photographs. Dunn was formerly a regular on Saturday Night Live. ISBN: 0-06-0964987.

    Condition: Near fine (line bottom edge.)

    Book ID: 16351
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  • COME BACK DEAD: A Scott Elliott Mystery. by Faherty, Terence.
    Faherty, Terence.
    COME BACK DEAD: A Scott Elliott Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's seventh mystery and the second in the Scott Elliott series, set in 1955 as television is beginning to take a toll on the film industry - "Hollywood detective Scott Elliott returns to thwart a film sabateur." INSCRIBED on the title page to the late noted Oklahoma collector Larry Owens. Winner of the Shamus award for best Private Eye Novel. 332 pp. ISBN: 0-684-830847.

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

    Book ID: 67686
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  • YOUR ROYAL HOSTAGE. by Fraser, Antonia.
    Fraser, Antonia.
    YOUR ROYAL HOSTAGE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring investigative journalist Jemima Shore. Sacked from her job, she is now acting as a freelance commentator for American television. (these mysteries were the basis for a 1983 television series.) 228 pp. ISBN: 0-689-119542.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 54437
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  • MY GUN HAS BULLETS. by Goldberg, Lee.
    Goldberg, Lee.
    MY GUN HAS BULLETS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First novel by this television writer/producer. "The mob is bringing its style of business to television. They don't cancel series. They kill them." INSCRIBED and signed on the title page "To Ed, You have great taste in literature!" 262 pp. ISBN: 0-312-118627.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. (2 short tears to dj.)

    Book ID: 57765
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  • MAGGIE MUGGINS AND HER ANIMAL FRIENDS. by Grannan, Mary (1900-1975)
    Grannan, Mary (1900-1975)
    MAGGIE MUGGINS AND HER ANIMAL FRIENDS.

    Edition: First or early edition.

    Cleveland, Ohio: Pennington Press, (1959). Hardcover - A delightful story featuring Maggie Muggins and Mr. McGarrity. For twenty-three years during the golden age of radio in Canada, stories for children by Mary Grannan, "Just Mary," were broadcast by CBC first in radio, and starting in 1952 in television. The stories from Just Mary and Maggie Muggins were published in over thirty best-selling books. Illustrated by Bernard Zalusky in orange and black and white drawings . Large format, 60 pp. Illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Very good in brown cloth, no dust jacket (last section loose, but still attached).

    Book ID: 86074
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  • MORE MAGGIE MUGGINS. by Grannan, Mary (1900-1975)
    Grannan, Mary (1900-1975)
    MORE MAGGIE MUGGINS.

    Edition: First or early edition.

    Cleveland, Ohio: Pennington Press, (1959). Hardcover - A delightful story featuring Maggie Muggins and Mr. McGarrity. For twenty-three years during the golden age of radio in Canada, stories for children by Mary Grannan, "Just Mary," were broadcast by CBC first in radio, and starting in 1952 in television. The stories from Just Mary and Maggie Muggins were published in over thirty best-selling books. Illustrated by Bernard Zalusky in orange and black and white drawings . Large format, 61 pp. Illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Near fine in brown cloth, no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 86073
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  • THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PRESS. by Gross, Gerald, editor.
    Gross, Gerald, editor.
    THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PRESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Fleet Publishing Corporation, (1966.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of thirty-one articles, by contributors including Francis Brown, Frank Stanton, Robert W. Sarnoff, Rick Friedman, and others, which cover a wide range of ethical and moral issues relating to the press' struggle to reach and sustain higher standards of responsibility. Among the specific topics covered are the Warren Commission Report, television journalism, the film industry, public television, and much more. Appendix, Indexed, 416 pp.

    Condition: Very good+ in a good dust jacket (some rubbing to the dj, tape repairs to interior of dj.)

    Book ID: 45134
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  • OLDEST LIVING CONFEDERATE WIDOW TELLS ALL. by Gurganus, Allan.
    Gurganus, Allan.
    OLDEST LIVING CONFEDERATE WIDOW TELLS ALL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989 dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first novel, of the South from the Civil War to the present, told in the voice of a woman who lived through it all. SIGNED on the title page. Winner of the Sue Kaufman Prize. Basis for the 1994 American television miniseries starring Diane Lane, Donald Sutherland, Cicely Tyson (who won the Emmy award for her role) and Anne Bancroft. 718 pp. ISBN: 0-394545370.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80846
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  • WORLD WITHOUT END: A Star Trek Novel. by Haldeman, Joe.
    Haldeman, Joe.
    WORLD WITHOUT END: A Star Trek Novel.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1979.). SIGNED first edition - SIGNED on the title page by Haldeman. Author's note, 150 pp. ISBN: 0-553-125834.

    Condition: Very good (usual toning to the pages, minor wear to covers.)

    Book ID: 51501
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  • THE GODS OF ANTENNA. by Herschensohn, Bruce.
    Herschensohn, Bruce.
    THE GODS OF ANTENNA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House Publishers, (1976.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Written by a former Deputy Special Assistant to President Nixon, this book essentially blames both the forced resignation of Nixon and the loss of the Vietnam War on the media. According to the dust jacket flap, "The author reveals how CBS was used by Hanoi as a propaganda outlet; how young Americans get a distorted picture of our country from New Wave films; and why every institution designed to protect our security is now fair game for the media" and asserts that "If today's media lhad been around during World War II, we might well have lost." The back cover describes 'How they slant TV' and…

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    New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House Publishers, (1976.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Written by a former Deputy Special Assistant to President Nixon, this book essentially blames both the forced resignation of Nixon and the loss of the Vietnam War on the media. According to the dust jacket flap, "The author reveals how CBS was used by Hanoi as a propaganda outlet; how young Americans get a distorted picture of our country from New Wave films; and why every institution designed to protect our security is now fair game for the media" and asserts that "If today's media lhad been around during World War II, we might well have lost." The back cover describes 'How they slant TV' and 'Devices used against Nixon and our allies in Southeast Asia.' Index. 155 pp. ISBN: 0-870003461.

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    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 41843
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  • Hudson, James A.
    FLIP (original title Flip Wilson Close-Up)

    Edition: First thus- a small trade paperback.

    New York: Scholastic, 91971.). Illustrated biography of the African-American comic - famous for his roles as Christopher Columbus, as a Western 'baddie', and especially as 'Geraldine' - written at the height of his career. Illustrated throughout with photographs. 80 pp.

    Condition: Good condition - usual toning to thepages, minor wear to covers.

    Book ID: 30953
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  • A MORNING AFFAIR. by Kaplan, Janice.
    Kaplan, Janice.
    A MORNING AFFAIR.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: New American Library, 1989. First edition - Author's first adult novel - a story of intrigue and romance set in the world of TV broadcasting 318 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated glossy wrappers (upper corner slightly bumped).

    Book ID: 75061
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  • UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN: A Story of Violent Faith. by Krakauer, John.
    Krakauer, John.
    UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN: A Story of Violent Faith.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2003) dj. Hardcover first edition - "On July 24, 1984, a woman and her infant daughter were murdered by two brothers who believed they were ordered to kill by God. The roots of their crime lie deep in the history of an American religion practiced by millions." A look into the world of Mormon fundamentalists, who believe that the Mormon Church went astray when it renounced polygamy. Basis for the television series of the same name. Maps, notes, bibliography, index. xxiii, 372 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-385509510.

    Condition: Good in a very good dust jacket (lower edge of rear cover of book bent, but otherwise clean and tight).

    Book ID: 64187
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  • SHE'S COME UNDONE by Lamb, Wally
    Lamb, Wally
    SHE'S COME UNDONE

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Washington Square Press Books, (1996.). Author's highly praised first novel (Walter Kirn called it a 'powerful, heartbreaking monster of a novel) - one which became very sought after as an early choice on Oprah. A New York Times Notable book. 465 pp. Cover design by Jeanne M. Lee. ISBN: 0-671-003755.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 56441
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  • SHE'S COME UNDONE by Lamb, Wally
    Lamb, Wally
    SHE'S COME UNDONE

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pocket Books, (1992.) dj. First edition - Author's highly praised first novel (Walter Kirn called it a 'powerful, heartbreaking monster of a novel) - one which became very sought after as an early choice on Oprah. A New York Times Notable book. A surprisingly uncommon advance issue. 405 pp.

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

    Book ID: 56440
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  • SHE'S COME UNDONE by Lamb, Wally
    Lamb, Wally
    SHE'S COME UNDONE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's highly praised first novel (Walter Kirn called it a 'powerful, heartbreaking monster of a novel) - one which became very sought after as an early choice on Oprah. A New York Times Notable book. This is the true first edition in the dust jacket with a burgundy spine and back cover and illustrated by Greg Ragland. 405 pp. ISBN: 0-671-759205.

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

    Book ID: 56439
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  • NETWORK. by Lowe, Jim and Curtis Brown Taylor.
    Lowe, Jim and Curtis Brown Taylor.
    NETWORK.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (1975.). First edition - Ballantine Books # 24970. "The lusty inside novel of the sex and power hungry world of broadcasting." 296 pp. ISBN: 0-345249702.

    Condition: Very good+ (usual toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 55608
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  • Marrin, Minette.
    THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Viking, (1989) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first book, a mystery which begins on location for a television program in Alsace-Lorraine, and with the discovery of a corpse in an obscure archive. 218 pp. ISBN: 0-670-827754.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (remainder line).

    Book ID: 61751
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  • JAMES A. MICHENER'S USA: The People and the Land. by Michener, James A.
    Michener, James A.
    JAMES A. MICHENER'S USA: The People and the Land.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown, 1981. dj. Hardcover first edition - A large format book illustrated with many photographs. Produced in conjunction with the 5-part teleivision series of the same name. Foreword by Michener, edited by Peter Chaitin. Index. 342 pp. ISBN: 0-517545276.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 11475
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  • THE DIVINERS. by Moody, Rick.
    Moody, Rick.
    THE DIVINERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2005) dj. Hardcover first edition - A satirical novel (Moody's first novel in 7 years) with a huge cast of characters linked together by "a proposed television miniseries about water dowsers, or diviners, that starts with the Mongol hordes, works its way through Gypsies and Mormons, and ends up in Las Vegas. This script, as it happens, doesn't actually exist. As a joke, Thaddeus and Annabel have concocted a fake summary of the project that goes awry because of a mistake by Tyrone's messenger service. As a result, a number of people who have no idea what they're bidding on, including Vanessa, begin to fight over the right to produce the series. And…

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    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2005) dj. Hardcover first edition - A satirical novel (Moody's first novel in 7 years) with a huge cast of characters linked together by "a proposed television miniseries about water dowsers, or diviners, that starts with the Mongol hordes, works its way through Gypsies and Mormons, and ends up in Las Vegas. This script, as it happens, doesn't actually exist. As a joke, Thaddeus and Annabel have concocted a fake summary of the project that goes awry because of a mistake by Tyrone's messenger service. As a result, a number of people who have no idea what they're bidding on, including Vanessa, begin to fight over the right to produce the series. And this fraud, which rather pointedly takes place during the post-election shenanigans of the 2000 presidential contest, begins to resonate in unpredictable ways." (Washington Post review) 567 pp. ISBN: 0-316085391.

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    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (nick at bottom of dj spine)

    Book ID: 84388
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