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Image for The Most Beautiful Woman in the World : The Obsessions, Passions, and Courage of Elizabeth Taylor

The Most Beautiful Woman in the World : The Obsessions, Passions, and Courage of Elizabeth Taylor

By: Amburn, Ellis

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Cliff Street Books - HarperCollins: 2000

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013608

ISBN: 0739410814

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


013608: Doubleday Direct Large Print Edition. Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket is lightly scuffed along edges. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "If you think you've heard everything about this silver-screen enchantress, think again. This sizzling biography recounts Elizabeth Taylor's triumphs and tragedies - from her early days at MGM to her scanda... View more info

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My Lives

By: Arnold, Roseanne

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003300

ISBN: 0345378156

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003300: Stated First Edition (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "In her explosive new book, Roseanne Arnold once again breaks the mold and does the unexpected. She's written the book that no star at the top ever dares write: she blows the lid off what it's like to make it in Hollywood from the unique perspective of being a powerful player herself." Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 6.25 x 9.5 in.: 249 pages View more info

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Marilyn, Her Life In Her Own Words : Marilyn Monroe's Revealing Last Words and Photographs

By: Barris, George

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Birch Lane Press Book - Carol Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013927

ISBN: 1559723068

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


013927: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Content Chapters include: "Lies, Lies, Lies" * "How I Wished I Had a Dad" * "He Put His Hand Under My Dress" * "I Would Pretend I Was Alice in Wonderland" * I Thought I Was Too Cold, Frigid" * "It's Just Too Much Sex That You Have" * "Now I'm Ma... View more info

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Bing Crosby : Pyramid Illustrated History Of The Movies

By: Bauer, Barbara

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Pyramid Publications: 1977

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003125

ISBN: 0515043311

Condition: Very Good


003125: "A mellow and legendary singer. A personality of enduring warmth and charm. A dramatic actor of surprising power. Over a career spanning nearly half a century, Bing Crosby has been all of these for several generations of moviegoers. Barbara Bauer's profusely illustrated book offers a discerning and many-sided portrait of the one and only Bing, and pays a well-deserved tribute to one of America's greatest and best loved entertainers. " If interested, I hav... View more info

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The Golden Ham (A Candid Biography Of Jackie Gleason)

By: Bishop, Jim

Price: $44.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Simon & Schuster: 1956

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007348

Condition: Very Good in Fair Dust Jacket


007348: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Stated First Printing. LCCN# 56-6680. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dustjacket has several edge cuts plus a two-inch chip at the bottom spine edge. The book's boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for very light rubbing along a board's lower edge. "In his foreword, Jim Bishop says of Jackie Gleason that when the comedian read the manuscript for the first... View more info

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Celebrity Register

By: Blackwell, Earl, (Editor) / Amory, Cleveland (Introduction By)

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Simon & Schuster: 1973

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013901

ISBN: 0671215248

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


013901: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Bookjacket has some small well-repaired edge cuts. Book is in Fine Condition; boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This is the third issuance of CELEBRITY REGISTER, which is published at approximately ten year intervals. It has come to be known as an invaluable adjunct to WHO'... View more info

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Ava's Man

By: Bragg, Rick

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A Knopf Inc: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 002769

ISBN: 0375410627

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


002769: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Editorial Review from Publishers Weekly: "Following up his bestselling memoir, All Over But the Shoutin', Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bragg again creates a soulful, poignant portrait of working-class Southern life by looking deep into his own family history. This new volume recounts the life of his maternal grand father, Charlie Bundrum, who died in 1958, one year before ... View more info

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Brando: Songs My Mother Taught Me

By: Brando, Marlon / Lindsey, Robert

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 1994

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005730

ISBN: 0679410139

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


005730: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This is Marlon Brando's own story, and his reason for telling it is best revealed in his own words. To date there have been over a dozen books written about Marlon Brando, and almost all of them have been inaccurate, based on hearsay, sensationalist or prurient in tone. Now, at last, fifty years after his first appearance onstage in New York City, the actor has told his life s... View more info

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Martha Inc. (The Incredible Story of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia)

By: Byron, Christopher M.

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New York, New York, John Wiley & Sons: 2002

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007308

ISBN: 0471123005

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


007308: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "The story of Martha Stewart is the story of an incredible woman who had the brains to recognize opportunities when they dropped in her lap and who had the drive, energy, and determination to turn them into unprecedented success by gatherin... View more info

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Dan Rice : The Most Famous Man You've Never Heard Of

By: Carlyon, David

Price: $31.50

Publisher: New York, New York, PublicAffairs: 2001

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Store ID: 012698

ISBN: 1891620576

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


012698: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Book is SIGNED BY AUTHOR, David Carlyon and dated (July 13, 2002) on Title Page. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Printing Number Line (1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This brilliant, richly illustrated biography of a 19th century performer introduces readers to the most famous American they've never heard of, while exploring th... View more info

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Elvis Presley (Unseen Archives)

By: Clayton, Marie

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Bath, United Kingdom, Paragon Publishing: 2002

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003910

ISBN: 0752583352

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003910: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Many, many color and black & white photographs throughout the book. "Charts the life and achievements of the boy from Tupelo, Mississippi, from his first taste of fame in the early 1950s to his untimely death in 1977. Over 400 fabulous photographs document the important events in his life and career; his early concerts, the movies, his time in the army, his marriage to Priscilla and the birth of his daugh... View more info

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The Story Of Bing Crosby

By: Crosby, Ted (Author) / Hope, Bob (Foreword By)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, World Publishing Company: 1946

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003896

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


003896: Book is Forum Edition. Pages are foxed/browned, corners of boards and spine are rubbed. Pages and black and white pictures of the Crosby family are clean, unmarked, and tightly bound. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The deep thinkers, in reading this life of Bing, will probably see once more the rags-to-riches theme that is so inherently American. And you really don't have to be a very deep thinker to see it in Bing. Frankly, the richer he gets, the raggeder he... View more info

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The Films Of Spencer Tracy

By: Deschner, Donald (Author) / Douglas, William O. (Introduction By)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Secaucus, New Jersey, Citadel Press - Lyle Stuart: 1972

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005723

ISBN: 080650272X

Condition: Very Good


005723: Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "I never knew anyone more American than he. I realize that the label 'American' means various things, even a 'vigilante' to some. But Spencer was the opposite. He was Thoreau, Emerson, Frost. His spectrum of ideas included a wide range; he was no respecter of prejudice; his society was classless except for men and women of talent. To that aris... View more info

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The Way We Lived Then : Recollections of a Well-Known Name Dropper

By: Dunne, Dominick

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Crown Publishers: 1999

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013923

ISBN: 0609603884

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


013923: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Copy is in Gift Quality Condition. Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Mesmerizing, revelatory text combines with more than two hundred photographs - most of them taken by the author - in a startling illustrated memoir that will both astonish and move you. ... These photographs,... View more info

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Geraldine Farrar : The Story Of An American Singer

By: Farrar, Geraldine

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 012437

Condition: Very Good


012437: Boards are dark Green with Gilt Lettering on spine and front board. Corners of board are lightly rubbed; otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Frontispiece is tissue-protected portrait of author, plus over forty other photographic plate illustrations, including: Miss Farrar as a Little Girl in Melrose * Mr. and Mrs. Sydney D. Farrar * Miss Farrar and her First Singing Teacher, Mrs. L... View more info

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Against Type (The Biography Of Burt Lancaster)

By: Fishgall, Gary

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Lisa Drew Book - Scribner: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 004490

ISBN: 068480705X

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


004490: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Includes 16 pages of personal photographs. "First comprehensive, revealing biography of Burt Lancaster, one of Hollywood's most enduring stars and most successful producers. His career spanned the final days of the Golden Age to the advent of the miniseries, and he costarred with outstanding actors ... View more info

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Dream On : Livin' On The Edge With Steven Tyler And Aerosmith

By: Foxe-Tyler, Cyrinda / Fields, Danny

Price: $58.50

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, Dove Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 012458

ISBN: 078711054X

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


012458: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1). The former wife of the famous rock star reveals her experiences with the raunchy band and the rock 'n' roll world, with a memoir full of sexual excess, drugs, love, jealousy, betrayal, and comebacks. : 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 213 pages View more info

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Sinatra

By: Frank, Alan

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Leon Amiel Publisher: 1978

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011369

ISBN: 0818407003

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


011369: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket is complete but has some small edge cuts. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. LCCN# 78-55393. Content Chapters include: A Star is Born * Enter 'The Voice' * Manhattan to Malindi * Eternity and After * Who Wants To Be a Millionaire? * Filmography * Selected Discography * Acknowledgements * Index.: 8.5 x 11.75 in.:... View more info

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I Can't Believe I Said That! (An Autobiography With Jim Jerome)

By: Gifford, Kathie Lee / Jerome, Jim

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Pocket Books: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 004036

ISBN: 0671742418

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


004036: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Anyone who thinks Kathie Lee Gifford is just a perky cupcake will discover, in this fascinating, fun-filled autobiography, that she is 'one of life's great fighters, ' (Regis Philbin) - a woman with an edge. Here she reveals the poignant, never-before-told story of her first marriage. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 6.5 x 9.5 in.: 300 pages View more info

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The Man Who Invented Hollywood (The Autobiography Of D. W. Griffith)

By: Griffith, D. W. (Author) / Hart, James (Editor) / Capra, Frank (Foreword By)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Louisville, Kentucky, Touchstone Publishing Company: 1972

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005724

ISBN: 0879630019

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


005724: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. LCCN# 75-178948. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "A Memoir and Some Notes edited and annotated by James Hart including the unfinished autobiography of the film master. The Autobiography, which ends in 1915 with THE BIRTH OF A NATION, was written between 1932 and 1940 with the aid and encouragement of newspaperman James Hart. It has never before been published. The Autobiography is a sentimental tale, Victoria... View more info

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The Movie Stars

By: Griffith, Richard

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company: 1970

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004796

ISBN: 0385023537

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


004796: Red cloth boards have slight rubbing wear at corners and a very short tear at top of the spine. Pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Much more than a movie 'picture book'; it is a perceptive, nostalgic, and thoroughly absorbing examination of one of the most remarkable and important chapters in our cultural history. " Copy does not display ISBN# number comes from a later printing.: 9.25 x 12.5 i... View more info

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Sinatra (Ol' Blue Eyes Remember)

By: Hanna, David

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House Value Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 001904

ISBN: 0517203170

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


001904: No Jacket as Issued. Initial D handwritten in corner of front flyleaf; else book is in excellent condition. Filled with photos of many, many famous film stars talking about Frank Sinatra. These include Judy Garland, Humphrey Bogart, Ava Gardner, Phil Silvers, Angie Dickinson, Dean Martin, Bing Crosby. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 8.25 x 11 in.: 66 pages View more info

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Me: Stories Of My Life

By: Hepburn, Katharine

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Alfred A Knopf: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 003516

ISBN: 0679400516

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


003516: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has very small repaired tear in front and original owner's name inscribed on front flyleaf. "In that inimitable Hepburn voice - witty, intelligent, candid, immediate - she tells us the stories of her life ('And when I say stories I'm afraid I mean flashes - this - that - no no the other thing') and takes us back to her childhood, into her family life ... To her early days in New York and Hollyw... View more info

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Me: Stories Of My Life

By: Hepburn, Katharine

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Alfred A Knopf: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 003759

ISBN: 0679400516

Condition: Good in Good Dust Jacket


003759: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has stained area along edges and at top edge of front board. Pages are clean, bright, and sharp cornered. "In that inimitable Hepburn voice - witty, intelligent, candid, immediate - she tells us the stories of her life ('And when I say stories I'm afraid I mean flashes - this - that - no no the other thing') and takes us back to her childhood, into her family life ... To her early days in New Y... View more info

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Stephen Foster, America's Troubadour

By: Howard, John Tasker

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Tudor Publishing Company: 1939

Store ID: 006406

Condition: Very Good in Good Dust Jacket


006406: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has some edge cuts and a chip at the bottom of the spine area. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for original owner's name and date - September 1940 - on front flyleaf) , brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "The best and only complete biography of the great composer of some of America's most beloved folk-songs. An exhaustive volume, rich in... View more info