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1 1960 International Motion Picture Almanac
Aaronson, Charles S. New York City, New York Quigley Publications 1960 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 844 pages; Heavy book; Black & white photos, advertisements; Textblock is tight with former owners details on front-free endpaper; Endpapers are illustrated with advertising (as published), and have light wear including gentle removal of a bookplate; Red & black boards with title in black on front board; Title in silver on spine; Has modest shelf & edge wear including to head of spine; ....(This 1960 International Motion Picture Almanac was the thirty-first edition of facts and information concerning the motion picture industry, its people and the organizations through which it functioned at the time of publishing; Also interesting and important industry and personnel data were compiled and arranged for easy reference. Very helpful at the beginning of the book is an Alphabetical Index of Subjects; The Table of Contents are listed as: Who's Who, Pictures, Corporations, Theatre Circuits, Drive-In Theatres, Services, Equipment and Supplies, Organizations, Codes and Censorship, Awards and Polls, The Industry in Great Britain, The World Market, The Press, Non-Theatrical Motion Pictures.) 
Price: 12.73 USD

 
2 Ingrid Bergman: My Story
Bergman, Ingrid; Burgess, Alan New York, U.S.A. Dell Pub Co 1987 0440140862 / 9780440140863 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
; Wraps; 602 pages with index; Black & white photographs; Textblock is tight with unmarked pages save for previous store stamp on front-free endpaper; Light mark to fore-edge; Bright pictorial cover with no tears, no creasing to spine and modest shelf and edge wear including a gentle crease felt to front cover, and light nicks to edge; . (The life story of Ingrid Bergman, filled with warmth and humor. Tasteful and absorbing to read.) 
Price: 6.49 USD

 
 
3 The Complete Bachelor: Manners for Men
By the Author of the "As Seen by Him" Papers New York D. Appleton and Company 1896 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket As Issued Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Hardcover . 211 Pages with index.Adds for further books at back. Text block is secure with gilt edges. Small amount of moisture marks with no pages sticking. Decorated end-papers with front free end-paper trimmed at top right. Green cloth boards that are slightly splayed and has modest shelf and edge wear. Priced accordingly. Please see our photo-image. 
Price: 10.30 USD

 
4 Storytelling With Puppets
Champlin, Connie; Renfro, Nancy; Renfio, Nancy Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. American Library Association 1985 0838904211 / 9780838904213 Soft cover Good Ex-Library 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Wraps; 293 pages with index; Ex-library with library markings; Black & white illustrations; Textblock is tight w/last name inside front cover, occasional light pencil marginalia (bottom right of pages has some previous wear, hence price); Pictorial cover has no tears, shelf wear includes some nicks; ....(This is a great guide which provides everything you need to know about telling stories with puppets. Originally for use by teachers. The targeted ideas are for individual storytellers in informal story settings. The concepts are primarily for use from preschool through upper elementary grades with ideas and methods quite broad. Encourages energy devoted to developing technique and application. Part 1) 'BEFORE THE STORY' covers: Using the Puppet in Storytelling, Adapting the Story for Puppets; Part 2) 'THE PUPPETS' covers: General Puppet Types and Styles, Building the Puppet Collection, Developing Puppets for Storytelling; Part 3) 'ROLES OF PUPPETS' covers: Host Puppets, Lead Puppets; Part 4) 'PARTICIPATORY STORYTELLING covers: Anything Puppets, Sound Stories, Action Stories, Sound and Action Stories; Part 5)'PRESENTATION FORMATS' covers: Book Theaters, Cup and Container Theaters, Finger Stories, Open Box Theaters, Overhead Shadow Stories, Panel Theaters, Stories in the Round, Story Aprons, Story Totes, Tabletop Theaters; Part 6) 'AFTER THE STORY' covers: The Story's Over, What's Next, The chapters are then followed by Appendix, Bibliography of Puppetry, Bibliography of Storytelling, and Index.) 
Price: 7.16 USD

 
 
5 The Complete Films of Gary Cooper
Dickens, Homer Secaucus, New Jersey, U.S.A. Citadel Press 1970 0806502797 / 9780806502793 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Wraps, 278 pages, oversize book; First paperback printing; Black & white photographs throughout the book; Textblock is tight & square; No names or marginalia; Pictorial cover with modest shelf & edge wear including small nicks, rubbing to spine; ....(A filmography of the complete films of Gary Cooper. Illustrated throughout with photographs, and is a book that once you pick it up is hard to put down.) 
Price: 10.29 USD

 
6 Down Beat Magazine: February 10, 1954 (Volume 21, No. 3)
Down Beat Magazine; Maher Publications Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Down Beat Inc 1954 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps, 23 pages-the design of this one fold-outs to read like a newspaper so it's larger than it initially appears; Black & white photographs, illustrations, advertising; Pages are gently age-tanned and attached (save for gap top/bottom, small amount in middle); 2 long tape-pieces are carefully placed on spine; Magazine lies flat, easily reads as a newspaper (no marginalia/no names in text); Pictorial cover is shelf-rubbed with light marks on front- back (priced accordingly); Still solid; ......(Informative articles & photographs about music & events of the day. Just for starters when you fold this out, the enclosed front page has photograph of Bing Crosby & associates with a review of him making his debut on commercial television. Each page is filled with interesting things to read.) 
Price: 10.29 USD

 
 
7 The Illustrated History of British Pop
Flattery, Paul New York City, New York Drake Publishers Inc 1975 0877497982 / 9780877497981 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Ex-Library 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; 124 pages with index; Ex-library with library markings; Black & white photographs; Oversize book; Tight textblock with gently tanned pages, some gentle creases/some light marks on a few pages; Four pages have light marginalia, one page has a close-tear; Book was re-bound in light-brown, cloth covered boards with title in white on spine; A laminate covering was applied to spine and tips; Has modest shelf & edge wear; ......(You can use this to learn about British Pop during the years of 1955 to 1968. It has an informative text and photographs.) 
Price: 9.86 USD

 
8 Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices (Trumpet Club Special Edition)
Fleischman, Paul New York, New York, U.S.A. Trumpet Club 1988 0440840783 / 9780440840787 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Eric Beddows 
; Wraps; 44 pages; Black & white illustrations; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Bright pictorial cover with no creasing to the spine & modest shelf and edge wear including a nick to back cover at bottom left; . (If you love performing you will really enjoy this book of ourteen fascinating poems to act out and told in the "voices" of insects. That's right, insects. Whether you are pretending to be leaping grasshoppers, mayflies who only live one day, fireflies writing on the night sky, a most irresistibly drawn to the light that kills them, or another, you can have fun reading aloud to make the different insects come to life.) 
Price: 5.85 USD

 
 
9 Olympus on Main Street: A Process for Planning a Community Arts Facility (SIGNED BY AUTHOR)
Golden, Joseph U.S.A. Syracuse University Press 1980 0815601565 / 9780815601562 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
; 220 pages with index; First printing; Textblock is tight with no highlighting, no underlining and no marginalia; SIGNED BY AUTHOR with gift inscription on half-title page; Boards are crimson red with title in gold & slight spine roll; Unfaded dust-jacket with modest shelf & edge wear including small nick to front panel bottom right; A very good copy; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; . (This will appeal to arts administrators, planners, arts councils, citizen or municipal task forces, urban planners, architects, professional consultants, and students of art management - to all who want to effect change through the dynamics of community action. Joseph Golden carries the reader on the journey from the gleam in the eye to the opening night, presenting the many community forces and personalities encountered along the way. Liberally included are many vignettes, recreating the pivotal moments in the process of planning the Civic Center of Onondaga County in Syracuse, New York, and many other facilities around the country. It portrays the planning process with thoroughness and enthusiasm.) 
Price: 7.77 USD

 
10 Simpsons Comics Madness
Groening, Matt U.S.A. Perennial Library 2003 0060530618 / 9780060530617 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Wraps; 158 pages; Color comic illustrations throughout; Textblock is tight with no internal markings and no names; Bright and unfaded pictorial cover with no tears and no creasing to the spine; With minimal shelf and edge wear; . (Has 11 fun stories included with all the great comis on each page. The Table of Contents includes Simpsons # 43, # 44, # 45, # 46, #47 and # 48. Some of those titles are: Journey to the Cellar of the Kwik-E-Mart, The Prime of Miss Lisa Simpson, Hamburger's Little Helper, The Rise and Fall of Bartholomew J. Simpson, Tic Tac D'oh and more.) 
Price: 5.91 USD

 
 
11 Show Business Illustrated: October 3, 1961 Volume 1 No. 3
Hefner, Hugh (Editor); Show Business Illustrated Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. HMH Publishing Co Inc 1961 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps; 100 pages; Photographs, illustrations in color, black & white; Pages securely attached, no names-no marginalia, text is neat in appearance; Pictorial cover with modest shelf & edge wear including small nicks top-tail of spine, only feint shelf-rubbing; ....(This was a very popular entertainment-guide magazine with a famous editor, Hugh Hefner, and featured a variety of articles that helped Americans keep up with the happenings in the entertainment industry. It often had special features such as this one which was 'White House tastes in arts', as well as articles about movies, theater, television, night life, and music. For example you could read about what was on, where it was showing, how good was it, and specifically in this issue some of the articles you can read are: The warring worlds of Ingmar Bergman, Helen Morgan creates memorable moment in 'Showboat', David Brinkley writes about the growing pains of TV reporting, A chronicle of cafe society's carryings-on, Jack Benny fiddles with the masterworks, Phyllis Diller writes her own obituary, Mae West discusses sex, Elvis and General MacArthur, Barry Ashton's lavish shows, Carl Seldmayr rules Royal American's realm, Commentary and criticism, Yvonne Craig, A nostalgic look at the scene 25 and 50 years ago (at time of publishing), and more.) 
Price: 10.29 USD

 
12 Tales from the Left Coast: True Stories of Hollywood's Stars and Their Outrageous Politics
Hirsen, James L. (with NewsMax.com) New York, New York, U.S.A. Crown Forum 2003 0761517855 / 9780761517856 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 314 pages with index; First Edition/First printing; Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for small stamp placed to fore-edge; Black boards with title in silver; Bright pictorial dust-jacket with modest shelf and edge wear to edges and nicks, mostly to head of spine; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (James Hirsen aims his satirical squirt gun at Hollywood to expose celebrity 'pundits' for what they are, or at least, seem to be with a roller coaster ride full of hits and humor as he uncovers what may be ridiculous, infuriating and perhaps outrageous stunts pulled by celebrities of today and yesterday.) 
Price: 5.92 USD

 
 
13 Party Potpourri (9th Edition)
Junior League of Memphis Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A. Junior League of Memphis 1994 0960422218 / 9780960422210 Hardcover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Comb-bound; 320 pages with index; Black & white illustrations; Pages are crisp and tight with no internal markings - no names, no highlighting and no marginalia; Pages are all attatched to the solid yellow comb-binding; Bright pictorial boards with modest shelf and edge wear; . (A fabulous entertainment guide with over 500 recipes. Here's a potpourri of menus, invitation ideas, party themes and hostess hints with many of the delectable hors d'oeuvre, entree and dessert recipes designed to serve a large guest list, and the menus/parties were planned to be intentionally elaborate.) 
Price: 6.36 USD

 
14 I'll Be Right Back: Memories of Tv's Greatest Talk Show
Kelly, Thomas; Douglas, Mike; Heaton, Michael Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A. Simon & Schuster 1999 0684854376 / 9780684854373 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; 317 Pages; Black and white photographs throughout. Textblock is tight and clean with no names or highlighting. Boards are black with a gilt title and light shelf wear. Dust jacket is bright and unfaded with no tears and light wear. We have placed in a protective, removable mylar cover. This is a superb story and gives a lot of details about "The Mike Douglas Show". 
Price: 6.16 USD

 
 
15 The Games Do Count: America's Best And Brightest On The Power Of Sports
Kilmeade, Brian U.S.A. Regan Books 2004 0060736739 / 9780060736736 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 326 pages; Eleventh printing; Black & white photographs; Foreword by Jim Brown; Textblock is tight with no underlining, no highlighting and no marginalia; Boards and spine are black with the title in metallic red; Dust-jacket is unfaded with modest shelf and edge wear mainly to corners and top and tail of spine; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (What do Henry Kissinger, Jack Welch, Condoleeza Rice, and Bon Jovi all have in common? They have all reached the top of their respective professions and all credit sports for teaching them the lessons that were fundamental to their success. Popular sportscaster Brian Kilmeade discovered that nearly everyone shares a love of sports and has a story about a game or a coach. Included here are stories that will entertain, surprise and inspire readers with their insight into the lives of America's respected and well-known personalities who share these memories publicly. Kilmeade presents more than seventy of these stories straight from the memories of the men and women themselves and those who were closest to them. From competition to camaraderie, failure to success, humiliation to glory, the world of sports encompasses it all.) 
Price: 5.93 USD

 
16 The Little Pun Book
Margolin, Robert (Editor) USA Peter Pauper Press 1960 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Martin, Henry R. 
; 61 Pages; Textblock is tight and bright with no internal markings or names; Bright orange/red boards with green and white pictorial title. Matching dust jacket with orange, white and green picture. Does have edge wear and two pieces missing from top and tail end of spine with small nicks. We have placed it in a removable, protective mylar cover. Will give some smiles and laughs. 
Price: 5.95 USD

 
 
17 Hollywood Vs America: Popular Culture and the War on Traditional Values
Medved, Michael U.S.A. HarperCollins Publishers 1992 006016882X / 9780060168827 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 386 pages with index; First printing; Textblock is tight with no internal markings and no names, save for small publisher's stamp neatly placed to the title page; Boards are white with the spine in red and the title in bronze; Dust-jacket is bright and unfaded with modest shelf and edge wear; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (In this explosive book, one of the nation's best known film critic, examines how Hollywood has broken faith with its public, creating movies, television, and popular music that exacerbate every serious social problem we face, from teenage pregnancies to violence in the streets. Medved outlines the underlying themes that turn up again and again in our popular culture and offers his evidence of the frightening real-world impact of these messages on our society and children. Sure to elicit strong response, whether it takes the form of cheers of support or howls of enraged dissent.) 
Price: 5.92 USD

 
18 Deals: The Biggest, the Boldest, the Best The World's Shrewdest and Most Lucrative Deals from Business, Entertainment, Politics, and Sports
Moch, Cheryl; Virga, Vincent New York, New York, U.S.A. Crown Publishers, Inc. 1984 0517550393 / 9780517550397 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 369 pages, First printing; Black & white photographs; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Light, tiny nick to bottom of shared pages 129-144; Black cloth-covered boards with a grey spine and title in gold; Cream and gold dust-jacket with modest shelf and edge wear including light wear to tail of spine and a 1/2 inch chose tear to back cover at bottom right; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; . (Illustrated with unusual newsphotos, movie stills, paintings, drawings and cartoons, here is the ultimate entertainment for trivia-loves, entrepreneurs, wheelers and dealers. Real-life inside stories of the rich, the famous and the not-so-completely honest, and how they got away with it, as well as, discussions about artful and most unusual deals.) 
Price: 6.40 USD

 
 
19 Aretha: From These Roots
Ritz, David; Franklin, Aretha Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. Villard Books/Random House 1999 0375500332 / 9780375500336 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 254 pages; 16 pages of black & white photographs; Textblock is tight with no names, no marginalia; Light mark bottom of textblock; Red boards with black cloth-covered spine, title in silver on spine; Bright pictorial dust-jacket with no tears & modest shelf wear including former price label bottom-right of back panel; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; .....(For the first time anywhere, Aretha Franklin told here her story- the glorious triumphs as well as the heartbreaking pain. Aretha Franklin was a child prodigy of the golden age of gospel, and the daughter of a world-famous preacher. But her father had a broader vision and helped Aretha enter the field of pop and jazz, and by the age of eighteen she was under contract to Columbia Records.) 
Price: 5.92 USD

 
20 Movie Facts and Feats: A Guinness Record Book
Robertson, Patrick New York, New York, U.S.A. Sterling Pub Co Inc 1980 0806902043 / 9780806902043 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 288 pages with index; Color illustrations, black & white photographs; Book block is tight with no names or marginalia; Small nick at right side of page 111-123; Pictorial cover with no tears, modest shelf & edge wear including crease at top-left of back panel, tiny nicks; .....(In thorough Guinness style 'Movie Facts and Feats' answers those long-standing questions you've had about movie trivia. There are thousands of fascinating facts about the movie business, and you'll find them all, gleaned from all over the world in this fact-and-photo filled book.) 
Price: 6.16 USD

 
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