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Grotta, Daniel
THE BIOGRAPHY OF J.R.R. TOLKIEN ARCHITECT OF MIDDLE EARTH.
Running Press, 1978. Second Edition. TradePaperback; Fifth Printing. ISBN: 0894710354. Beautifully illustrated front cover, shelf wear, tear at top of front hinge, corners slightly creased, bottom edge of back cover is lightly faded, binding nice and tight, pages very clean and bright, no marks, writing, or underling anywhere. A very nice copy of a hard to find book. ; 197 pages; A most interesting look at the personal life of this British author of the Hobbit, and the Lord of the Rings fantasy series.. VG/NONE.
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Book number: 235
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 | £UK 11.25 | JP• 2160]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography Biography Literary Biography English Literature Writers Authors Fantasy

 
Hanst, Charles E.
80 PLUS.
New York: Carlton Press, A Hearthstone Book, 1979. First Edition (?). Hardcover. ISBN: 0806210966. DJ, tan cloth boards, previous owners name inked on ffep, DJ one small piece missing front tail, one inch tear top rear hinge, another very small tear rear bottom edge, light soiling and fading. ; 143 pages; This aviation pioneer started as a World War I pilot, continued his career as a military aviator, state policeman, barnstorming pilot, flying instructor, commanding officer, airline pilot, airport manager and government airport consultant.. VG/VG.
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Book number: 702
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.25 | £UK 24.25 | JP• 4629]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Non- Fiction Airplanes Flying Aviation Airports World War I World War Ii Pilots Military

 
Healy, Dermot
THE BEND FOR HOME.
New York: Harcourt Brace & Co. 1996. First US Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. ISBN: 0151003041. DJ, orange boards, orange cloth binding, NEW book, unused, unread, back cover slight vertical crease, so slightly bowed, very light soiling to page edges, light shelf wear to DJ. ; 307 pages; Autobiography of this Irish poet, playwright and novelist.. G/G+.
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Book number: 523
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 15 | £UK 13 | JP• 2469]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Non- Fiction Irish Literature Ireland Literary Biography

 
Helfgott, Margaret with Tom Gross
OUT OF TUNE David Helfgott and the Myth of SHINE.
New York: Warner, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. ISBN: 0446523836. New, unused book. No flaws. ; Dustjacket in archival Brodart protector. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 294 pages; The movie SHINE was a fabrication of the life of the subject, David Helfgott. Now, here is the true story by David's eldest sister who sets the record straight. Many revelations that will be a complete surprise to those who viewed the movie as a true story of this pianist. A truly heartwarming story that needed to be told to return to the family their dignity and pride.. F/F.
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Book number: 2520
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.5 | £UK 6.5 | JP• 1234]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Helfgott, Margaret Gross, Tom out of Tune David Helfgott and the Myth of Shine Movie History Film History Biography Musicians Music

 
Hentoff, Nat
SPEAKING FREELY A Memoir.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. ISBN: 0679436472. New, unused book. Very small red remainder dot to head of textblock. ; Dustjacket in archival Brodart. Orange boards, orange quarter cloth. ; Remainder; ; 303 pages; The personal account of his life by the controversial, opinionated, and straight talking journalist and author.. VG+/F.
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Book number: 2416
USD 11.90 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | £UK 9.75 | JP• 1836]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Hentoff, Nat Speaking Freely a Memoir Biography Literary Biography Journalism Journalists Village Voice Washington Post Author

 
Herman, Woody and Stuart Troup
THE WOODCHOPPER'S BALL The Autobiography of Woody Herman.
New York: E. P. Dutton, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. ISBN: 0525248536. DJ in mylar, ex lib. With usual markings, green boards with gray cloth binding which is nice and tight, boards bright and clean, as are contents, spine has a slight slant, mylar DJ cover taped to boards, rear flyleaf clipped. Overall, a very nice, clean copy for the price. ; Ex-Lib; 162 pages; The personal story of one of the great Big Band leaders and jazz artists of a not so distant era.. VG+/NF.
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Book number: 329
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 12.25 | JP• 2314]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography Entertainment Music Jazz Musicians Entertainers Big Bands Clarinet Herman, Woody

 
Hickam, Homer
THE COALWOOD WAY A Memoir.
New York: Random House Large Print, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. ISBN: 0375430873. New, unused book. No marks or flaws. ; 1st large print edition. Gray boards, black quartercloth. Gold spine title. Illustrated dustjacket, now in archival Brodart protector. ; 8vo; 555 pages; A memoir of small town America from the bestselling author of October Sky, the book behind the hit feature film of the same title.. F/F.
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Book number: 3712
USD 11.90 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | £UK 9.75 | JP• 1836]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Hickam, Homer the Coalwood Way a Memoir October Sky West Virginia Mcdowell County, Wv Christmas Holidays Christmas Pageant

 
Holden, Anthony
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE The Man Behind the Genius a Biography.
Boston: Little, Brown, 1999. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. ISBN: 0316518492. New, unused book. Black remainder markt to foot of textblock. No other flaws. ; Dustjacket in archival Brodart. Gray boards, black title to spine. Chronology of Shakespeare's Works. The Shakespeare Family Tree. Source Notes. Index. ; Remainder; ; 367 pages; A fresh and vivid portrait of this legendary literary figure.. VG+/F.
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Book number: 4115
USD 9.90 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 | £UK 8 | JP• 1527]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Holden, Anthony William Shakespeare the Man Behing the Genius a Biography Literary Biography English Authors English Literature Poets Dramatists Authors

 
Jablonski, Edward
GERSHWIN REMEMBERED.
Portland, Or.: Amadeus Press, 1992. First Edition Thus. Softcover. ISBN: 0931340446. Rubbing to covers, label removal scar and crease to rear cover. ; 16 pages of black and white photographs. ; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; 8vo; A collection of reminiscences and memoirs of the composer.. G+/NONE.
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Book number: 1161
USD 19.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 15.25 | JP• 2932]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Gershwin, George, 1898- 1937 Composers Music

 
Jackson, Rosemary
FRIEDA LAWRENCE.
London ; San Francisco: Pandora, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. DJ slightly rubbed, a little edgewear, spine ends crimped. ; Blue cloth boards, silver lettering to spine. 16 pages of b & w photographs, some previously unpublished. ; 8vo; 240 pages; Biography of the wife of author D. H. Lawrence.. VG+/VG+.
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Book number: 1140
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 | £UK 14.5 | JP• 2777]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Lawrence, Frieda Von Richthofen, 1879- 1956 D.H. Lawrence Author Writers Literary Biography

 
Jenkins, Graham Intro. by Elizabeth Taylor
RICHARD BURTON, MY BROTHER.
Harper & Row, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. ISBN: 0060159529. New, unused book. ; 248 pages; An intensely personal account of one of the great modern actors.. F/AN.
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Book number: 113
USD 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.75 | £UK 17.75 | JP• 3394]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography Biography Entertainment Movies

 
Johnson, Earvin Magic, Jr. , and Roy S. Johnson, Foreword by Jerry West
MAGIC'S TOUCH.
Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. ISBN: 0201517949. Black cloth boards, dustjacket rubbed and scratched, edgewear, no tears or chips, now in archival Brodart protector. ; 236 pages; A clinic in basketball lore and stratedgy from the NBA’s Most Valuable Player and most visible superstar, spokesman and on-court tactician. Magic’s development from a kid shooting hoops with - and learning all about hard work from - his dad.. F/VG.
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Book number: 818
USD 9.70 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | £UK 8 | JP• 1497]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Sports Basketball Nba Biography Games Professional Sports Johnson, Earvin Magic, Jr. Johnson, Roy S. West, Jerry

 
Kanin, Garson
TRACY AND HEPBURN; AN INTIMATE MEMOIR An Intimate Memoir.
New York: Viking Press, 1971. Hardcover; Third Printing. ISBN: 0670722936. Dustjacket rubbed, edgeworn, now in archival Brodart protector. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. ; Gold boards, black quarter cloth binding. ; 8vo; 307 pages; A personal account of Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn by their film director and personal friend.. F/VG.
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Book number: 1062
USD 11.90 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | £UK 9.75 | JP• 1836]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Acting Actors and Actresses Hollywood Films Director

 
Kiernan, Thomas
SIR LARRY The Life of Lawrence Olivier.
New York: Times Books, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. ISBN: 0812909895. DJ rubbed, edgeworn, 1 inch closed tear to top rear. ; Gray boards, red quarter cloth, silver lettering to spine. Book appears unread, unused. ; Small 4to; 302 pages; A penetrating, revealing biography of this penultimate actor.. NF/G+.
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Book number: 1202
USD 11.90 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | £UK 9.75 | JP• 1836]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Olivier, Laurence, 1907- Actors Acting Stage Theater Theatre Films Film Movies

 
Kimball, Dexter S.
I REMEMBER.
Mcgraw-Hill, 1953. First Edition. Hardcover. No DJ, green boards, binding nice and tight, pages intact, boards stained especially back with a moisture ring (used as a coaster) , spine has some fading, front of DJ pasted to front ep, text portion of back of DJ pasted to back ep, inside flaps of DJ pasted to back flyleaf, previous owner's inscription on front flyleaf. ; 259 pages; Autobiography of a Dean of Cornell University, Professor of Mechanical Engineering.. VG/NONE.
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Book number: 285
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 | £UK 11.25 | JP• 2160]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography Autobiography Mechanical Engineering Education Cornell University Stanford University

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