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Oriental Model Book By John Everard

John Everard was a notable British photographer of nudes from the late 1920s until the early 1960s. Numerous collections of these black-and-white photographs were published in thin (and some not-so-thin) volumes.  Everard was a fellow of the British Institute of Professional Photography.  Oriental Model Published by Robert Hale Ltd., London in 1955.  The book contains Continue Reading

Stephen King ‘Tommyknockers’

First edition book – The Tommyknockers is a 1987 horror novel by Stephen King. While maintaining a horror style, the novel is more of an excursion into the realm of science fiction for King, as the residents of the Maine town of Haven gradually fall under the influence of a mysterious object buried in the Continue Reading

The Doors Signed Book

The Doors first edition hardcover, first printing. Signed on the title page by three of The Doors in black felt tip by Robby Krieger and John Densmore, and in blue felt tip by Ray Manzarek. In fine condition, with some light rubbing and surface dings to covers.  Published by NY: Hyperion, in 2006.

The Edge Signed By Dick Francis

‘The Edge’ 16 x 24 cm hardcover book published by Michael Joseph London 1988 first edition.  Signed by the author Dick Francis in blue pen on the inside front title page.  A high-class, transcontinental horse-racing junket should be an idyllic getaway for the super-rich.  But one passenger on this train is a sociopath, a genius Continue Reading

The First Man In Rome by Colleen McCullough revolves around two main characters. Gaius Marius is a wealthy Plebian statesman and experienced army commander, whose further political ambitions have been foiled by the conservative aristocrats of the Senate, led by the Caecilii Metelli family. Marius is a “New Man,” a newcomer to wealth and power who Continue Reading

The Grass Crown by Colleen McCullough

The Grass Crown is the second historical novel in Colleen McCullough Masters of Rome series.  The novel opens shortly after the action of The First Man in Rome.  Gaius Marius and Lucius Cornelius Sulla eat dinner together with their wives, and discuss the threat presented by Mithridates VI of Pontus and Tigranes II of Armenia.  This Continue Reading

The Memoires of Field Marshal Montgomery

This a first edition second impression of Field Marshal Montgomery memories. Published by Collins London in 1958.  The book is in excellent condition, binding is tight all pages intact, with dust jacket.  Previous owner has inscribed the inside front cover.

Yoshiko Uchida born November 24, 1921 died June 21, 1992.  The book is about; Young Koichi and his Samurai father come to America to establish a tea and silk-farm in post-gold rush California.  Yoshiko has flat-signed in blue ink on the half title page ‘ For Renee who helped me make Dec 1 a very Continue Reading

Zane Grey signed book ‘Fighting Caravans’. Fighting Caravans is a 361 page hardcover published by Grosset & Dunlap New York in 1929 (first edition).  The book has been flatsigned on the inside of the cover in blue fountain pen by Zane Grey ‘to Crawford Zane Grey’.   Condition of the book is overall excellent and appears unread, Continue Reading