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61 STRAUB, PETER Mystery (ISBN: 0451168690 / 0-451-16869-0)
New York Signet 1991 
First Paperback Edition. Signed by the author, Peter Straub. A near fine copy with a trace of edge wear in printed wrappers. A page-turning tale of family intrigue, wealth, power, and death. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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62 THEROUX, PAUL The Kingdom by the Sea. A Journey Around Great Britain
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1983 
First Edition. Signed by the author, Paul Theroux on the title page. Revealing journal of Theroux's exploratory circuit around the coast of Britain. Touch of foxing to the top edge and endpapers, else fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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63 TWAIN, MARK & ALBERT BIGELOW PAINE The Innocents Abroad - Introduction by Albert Bigelow Paine
New York Macmillan 1927 
First Edition Thus with the first printing of Albert Bigelow Paine introduction. With a presentation inscription from Albert Bigelow Paine to his daughter Joy Paine Cushman, on ffep "To Joy, from Daddy ~ Rambouillet, Aug 30, '27.” "Paine at the time was living in France. Albert Bigelow Paine (1861–1937) was close friend, confident, aide to Mark Twain in his last years. Paine is the author of the authorized three volume biography of Mark Twain (1912), and the editor of Twain's letters (1917). 5 X 7 1/2 inches high. xvi, 537 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering & decoration on spine & cover. A very good copy with light edge wear to covers, spine slightly faded, gilt lettering dull on spine, rear free endpaper lacking, front endpaper and rear pastedown lightly foxed, text is very clean, binding is tight. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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64 WELLER, SAM The Bradbury Chronicles: The Life Of Ray Bradbury (ISBN: 006054581X / 0-06-054581-X)
Scranton William Morrow 2005 
First Edition. Signed by Ray Bradbury and Sam Weller. As new in an as new dust jacket. The first full length biography of Ray Bradbury. Illustrated. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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65 WELTY, EUDORA The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
New York Harcourt Brace 1980 
First Edition. One of 500 numbered deluxe copies signed by the author, Eudora Welty. Fine in the publisher's slipcase. 
Price: 475.00 USD
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66 WHITE, RAY LEWIS (GORE VIDAL) Gore Vidal
New York Twayne Publishers 1968 
First Edition. Signed by the author Ray Lewis White to Gore Vidal: “For Gore Vidal, a fine subject. Ray White 11/19/68.” This is the very first study of Vidal's work and includes this from Ray White's opening paragraph of his Acknowledgments: “First, I thank Gore Vidal for answering my many questions, giving me access to his personal papers, and letting me quote from unpublished material and published works for which he owns copyright.” Near fine copy with a hint of use in a lightly used dust jacket with some faint rubbing and dust soiling and a few small chips and tears. A critical survey of the life and works of Gore Vidal whose published works available at the time of this book include the novels The City and the Pillar, The Judgment of Paris, Messiah, Julian, Washington, D.C.; the plays Visit to a Small Planet and Other Television Plays, The Best Man: A Play About Politics, and more. With a certificate of authenticity from the distributor of the Gore Vidal library. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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67 [FOUNTAIN, PETE]. ARMSTRONG, CAMPBELL Jig
New York Morrow 1987 
First Edition. From the library of the great New Orleans jazz clarinetist, Pete Fountain, signed by him in black ink and with his personal library blindstamp. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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68 [FOUNTAIN, PETE]. DEGENERES, ELLEN My Point...and I Do Have One
New York Shorecrest 1995 
First Edition. From the library of the great New Orleans jazz clarinetist, Pete Fountain, signed by him in black ink and with his personal library circular blindstamp. Very fine in a very fine dust jacket. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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69 [FOUNTAIN, PETE]. DUNNE, DOMINICK People Like Us
New York Crown 1988 
First Edition. From the library of the great New Orleans jazz clarinetist, Pete Fountain, signed by him in black ink and with his personal library circular blindstamp. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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70 [FOUNTAIN, PETE]. FRANK, GERALD Judy
New York Doubleday 1972 
First Edition. From the library of the great New Orleans jazz clarinetist, Pete Fountain, signed by him in black ink and with his personal library circular blindstamp. The massive biography of Judy Garland. Very good in a very good dust jacket. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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71 [FOUNTAIN, PETE]. GRIFFITH, RICHARD & ARTHUR MAYER The Movies
New York Shorecrest 1966 
Later printing - revised and expanded edition. From the library of the great New Orleans jazz clarinetist, Pete Fountain, signed by him in black ink and with his personal library circular blindstamp. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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72 [FOUNTAIN, PETE]. KELLEY, KITTY The Royals
New York Warner Books 1997 
First Edition. From the library of the great New Orleans jazz clarinetist, Pete Fountain, signed by him in black ink and with his personal library circular blindstamp. The massive biography of the Windsor family. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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73 [FOUNTAIN, PETE]. LESKO, LEONARD H King Tut's Wine Cellar
Berkeley B.C. Scribe Publications 1977 
First Edition. From the library of the great New Orleans jazz clarinetist, Pete Fountain, signed by him in black ink and with his personal library circular blindstamp. Paperbound. Right bottom left corner clipped, else fine. Illustrated. A study of the wines buried with King Tutankhamon in ancient Egypt discovered in 1922. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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74 [FOUNTAIN, PETE]. MACLAINE, SHIRLEY Don't Fall Off the Mountain
New York Center For Louisiana Studies/University of Southwestern Louisiana 1970 
Later printing. From the library of the great New Orleans jazz clarinetist, Pete Fountain, signed by him in black ink and with his personal library circular blindstamp. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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75 [FOUNTAIN, PETE]. REED, REX Conversations In the Raw
New York World 1969 
First Edition. From the library of the great New Orleans jazz clarinetist, Pete Fountain, signed by him in black ink and with his personal library circular blindstamp. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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76 [FOUNTAIN, PETE]. SCAGNETTI, JACK The Laurel & Hardy Scrapbook
Middle Village, New York Jonathan David Publishers 1976 
First Edition. From the library of the great New Orleans jazz clarinetist, Pete Fountain, signed by him in black ink and with his personal library circular blindstamp. FIne in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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77 [FOUNTAIN, PETE]. SWARTHOUT, GLENDON The Tin Lizzie Troop
New York Doubleday 1972 
First Edition. From the library of the great New Orleans jazz clarinetist, Pete Fountain, signed by him in black ink and with his personal library circular blindstamp. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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78 [FOUNTAIN, PETE]. WINTERS, SHELLEY Shelley. Also Known As Shirley
New York Morrow 1980 
Later printing. From the library of the great New Orleans jazz clarinetist, Pete Fountain, signed by him in black ink and with his personal library circular gold bookplate. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. 
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