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Laugh and Live

By: Fairbanks, Douglas

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Britton Publishing Company: 1917

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 29960

Condition: Very Good+


This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping, rubbing and wear to the spine ends of the book cover including a small tear with fraying to the top spine end. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, though with foxing on some pages. The endpapers have foxing. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front and rear endpapers. This book is a humorous look at the life and philosophy of the actor and original Douglas Fairbanks. Illustrated throughout with black and white pho... View more info

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The Home Library Of Entertainment Instruction And Amusement.... Publishers Dummy Copy (Sample Book) and Order Form

By: Meek, Thomas Sheppard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Hoey Publishing Co.: 1902

Edition: Publishers Dummy

Seller ID: A32552

Condition: Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a Publishers Dummy copy (Sample Book) with order form. The book is in Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book has edge wear, rubbing and bumping to the spine ends, corners and edges. There are spots of fraying to the spine ends and corners as well. The covers have noticeable ground-in dirt and large patches of biopredation that has mottled the cloth covers, especially the rear cover. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There are several smallish edge tears throughout. The last pages of the book are lined blank order pages (unused in thi... View more info

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Visiting Cards Of Celebrities Often Illustrated by Memorial Postage Stamps....

By: Schang, F. C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Fernand Hazen Editeur: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A39569

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Signed by the author. This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed on the front endpaper by the author. "Visiting cards became an indispensable tool of etiquette, with sophisticated rules governing their use. The essential convention was that a first person would not expect to see a second person in the second's own home (unless invited or introduced) without the first having first left his visiting card at the second'... View more info

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Tony Pastor: Dean Of The Vaudeville Stage

By: Zellers, Parker

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ypsilanti, MI, Eastern University Press: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36776

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some beginning bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some light ground-in dirt and rubbing. "Tony Pastor (May 28, 1837 – August 26, 1908) was an American impresario, variety performer and theatre owner who became one of the founding forces behind American vaudeville in the mid- to late-nineteenth century. He was sometimes referred to as the "Father o... View more info