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Author: CHARLES CHAPLIN
Publisher: Bodley Head London 1964 Second Printing H/c 8vo without Dj 545 Pages B/W PHOTOS & INDEX
Condition:Red H/c Silver title to spine (faded) & gilt title to frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, previous owner's name to front endpaper, slight foxing to endpapers & a few outside page edges, without dustjacket
Description: From humble beginnings to hanging out with Royalty, Chaplin led an amazing life. A must read of fans of Chaplin, as it gives a fascinating insight to the man and the celebrity.
Author: LAUREN BACALL
Publisher: headline London 2005 1st Edition H/c large 8vo with Dj 506 Pages B/W PHOTOS Pale blue endpapers
Condition:Black H/c gilt title to spine, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.
Description: Now, on the silver anniversary of its original publication, Bacall brings her inspiring memoir up to date, chronicling the events of the past 25 years. Hollywood never turned out a love story up to the level of hers and Bogie's.
Author: Arthur M Schlesinger Jr.
Publisher: pub. Andre Deutsch, London, 1965, 918pp., large hardcover 8vo with dj, 37 detailed chapters
Condition:Black cloth-bound hardcover with red & gold title to spine and blindstamped K to frcov., STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with a small name in pen to the 1/2 title, in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET withrubbing and edgewear.
Description: An historical Tour de Force describing the meteoric flash of JFK across the American and World horizon. Chosen by Kennedy to be his historian, Schlesinger re-creates the political context of the time. The social context is not avoided. A complete analysis
Author: Salvador de Madariaga
Publisher: Hollis & Carter, London, 1968, 2nd print
Condition:Crisp brown cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with rubbing and edgewear,
Description: Maps to endpapers, b/w illustrations, 2 Sections, 8 parts, 29 chapters, 6 appendices. A large and detailed analysis of this enigmatic but important South American hero. Slight age-toning to the pages of this ROBUST copy.