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Sunday, Nov. 18, 2007 - First Half: Jazz Session III
Second Half: Books and Ephemera from Estates & Consignments

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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 142

This auction lot includes the following group of SIGNED Jazz Reference titles:

- Louis - The louis Armstrong Story 1900-1971 by Max Jones and John Chilton - Dated 1971 by Studio Vista - signed by Max and John
- Dizzy John Birks Gillespie in His 75th Year by Lee Tanner - Dated 1991 by Pomegranate - signed by Lee Tanner
- The Louis Armstrong Companion - Eight Decades of Commentary by Joshua Berrett - Dated 1999 by Schirmer - signed by Joshua Berrett, softcover

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 143

Title: The Complete Encyclopedia Of Popular Music And Jazz 1900-1950
Author: Roger Kinkle
Publisher: Arlington House
Printing Year: 1974
Number of Volumes: 4

Notes: 4 consecutive volumes covering Indexes and Appendixes, Biographies and Music Year by Year Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
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This boxlot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $25.50
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Title: German Violin Makers
Author: Fridolin Hamma
Publisher: William Reeves
Printing Year: 1961

Condition/Details: Bound in crimson leather complete with color illustrated dustjacket, this very scarce volume is an informativwe luthier-by-luthier encyclopedia of German-made violins throughout the centuries. The work is illustrated with many photographs of examples of these fine violins as well as their distinctive markings and labels. The volume shows light external wear, and is solidly bound with very clean pages free of any marks or marginalia. The book measures approximately 10" x 12.5". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
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This auction lot includes the following group of SIGNED Jazz Reference titles:

- The Collectors Guide To Victor Records by Michael Sherman - Dated 1992 by Sherman - signed by Michael Sherman, Special Hardcover Edition no. 284 of 500 Copies
- Art Tatum - A Guide to His Recorded Music by Arnold Laubich - Dated 1982 by Scarecrow - signed by Arnold Laubich
- The Gonella Discography by Ron Brown - Dated 1987 by Ron Brown - signed by Ron Brown, softcover

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
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This auction lot includes the following group of SIGNED Jazz Reference titles:

- Beyond Category - The Life and Genius of Duke Ellington by Hasse - Dated 1993 by Simon & Schuster - signed by John Hasse
- The Directory of Duke Ellington's Recordings by Valburn - Dated 1986 by Marlor Productions - signed by Jerry Valburn, softcover
- Duke Ellington by Yanow - Dated 1999 by Friedman/Fairfax - signed by Scott Yanow

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 148

This auction lot includes the following group of SIGNED Jazz Reference titles:

- The Stan Getz Discography by Arne Astrup - Dated 1978 by Astrup Akins - signed by Arne Astrup, spiralboound
- Albert Ayler, Sunny Murray, Cecil Taylor, Byard Lancaster, Kenneth Terroade On Disc & Tape by Mike Hames - Dated 1983 by Mike Hames - signed by Mike Hames, softcover
- The Jerry M by Arne Astrup - Dated 1989 by Bidstrup - signed by Arne Astrup, softcvoer

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 149

Title: Bring It Home To Me
Artist: Blue Mitchell
Label: Blue Note/BLP 4228
Year: not noted
Size/Speed (rpm): 33LP

Notes: The case shows some external age/wear concentrated at the extremities, the records are in intact and good condition with some light age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
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This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- William Tecumseh Sherman: Gold Rush Banker by Dwight L. Clarke - Dated 1969 by California Historical Society
- The Life of Ulysses S. Grant by Charles A. Dana - Dated 1868 by Gordon Bill
- The Life of General U. S. Grant by L. T. Remlap - Dated 1885 by C. F. Demmer
- Colonel Alexander K. McClure's Recollections of Half a Century - Dated 1902 by Salem Press

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 151

This auction lot includes the following group of SIGNED Jazz Reference titles:

- From Satchmo to Miles by Feather - Dated 1972 by Stein adn Day - signed by Leonard Feather
- Voices of the Jazz Age by Deffaa - Dated 1990 by University of Illinois Press - signed by Chip Deffaa
- Jazz Singing - America's Great Voices from Bessie Smith to Bebop and Beyond by Friedwald - Dated 1990 by Charles Scribner's Sons - signed by Will Friedwald

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 152

This boxlot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $22.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 153

This auction lot includes the following group of SIGNED Jazz Reference titles:

- Who's Who of Jazz - Storyville to Swing Street by Chilton - Dated 1972 by Chilton Book Company - signed by John Chilton
- Jazz Lives - Portraits in Words and Pictures by Ullman - Dated 1980 by New Republic Books - signed by Michael Ullman
- Traditionalists & Revivalists in Jazz by Deffaa - Dated 1993 by Scarecrow Press - signed by Chip Deffaa

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 154

This auction lot includes the following group of SIGNED Jazz Reference titles:

- Auld Acquaintance - An Autobiography by Guy Lombardo - Dated 1975 by Doubleday - signed by Guy Lombardo, notation
- The Sweetest Music This Side Of Heaven - The Story of Guy Lombardo by Booton Herndon - Dated 1964 by McGraw Hill - signed by Guy Lombardo
- The Italian Crooners Bedside Companion by Richard Grudens - Dated 2005 by Celebrity Profiles - signed by Richard Grudens, softcover

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 155

This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Forts and Firesides of the Mohawk Country by John J. Vrooman - Dated 1951 by Baronet Litho - signed by the author
- Disciple of the Society of Friends of New-York Yearly Meeting - Dated 1859 by Samuel S. & William Wood

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 156

This auction lot includes the following group of SIGNED Jazz Reference titles:

- My Life With Bing by Katheryn Crosby - Dated 1983 by Collage - signed by Katheryn Crosby, "This book is part of a limited Pre-publication edition, available to Bing's friends at the 1983 Bing Crosby National Pro-Am Golf Tournament
- The Italian Crooners Bedside Companion by Richard Grudens - Dated 2005 by Celebrity Profiles - signed by Richard Grudens, softcover
- Singers & The Songs by Gene Lees - Dated 1987 by Oxford - signed by Gene Lees

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
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Title: Turk Murphy Just for the Record
Author: Jim Goggin
Publisher: San Francisco Traditional Jazz Foundation
Printing Year: 1982, signed by the author and subject

Details/Condition: Bound in cloth boards with original dustjacket in a clear protective cover, this is a unique copy of this jazz bio-discography. The work is inscribed by the author and Murphy on the front free endpaper, in both cases to Arthur Newman. The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with bright pages. The book measures approximately 6.25" x 9.25" and contains 356 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
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This auction lot includes the following group of SIGNED Jazz Reference titles:

- Bing Crosby - A Pocket Full of Dreams, The Early Years 1903-1940 by Gary Giddins - Dated 2001 by Little Brown - signed by Gary Giddins
- Bing Crosby - Cooner of the Century by Richard Grudens - Dated YEAR by Celebrity Profiles - signed by Richard Grudens, softcover
- Jerry Vale - A Singer's Life by Richard Grudens - Dated 2000 by Celebrity Profiles - signed by Richard Grudens and Jery Vale, softcover

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $
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This auction lot includes the following group of SIGNED Jazz Reference titles:

- The Jazz Exiles - American Musicians Abroad by Moody - Dated 1993 by University of Nevada Press - signed by Bill Moody
- Who's Who of Jazz - Storyville to Swing Street by Chilton - by Time-Life Records - signed by John Chilton
- Jazz Gentry - Aristocrats of the Music World by Vache - Dated 1999 by Scarecrow Press - signed by Warren Vache

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
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This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Fifteen Years with the Outcast by Mrs. Florence (Mother) Roberts - Dated 1912 by Gospel Trumpet
- In the Courts of Memory by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone - Dated 1912 by Harper
- Forgotten Ladies: Nine Portraits from the American Family Album by Richardson Wright - Dated 1928 by Lippincott
- The First Five Lives of Annie Besant by Arthur H. Nethercot - Dated 1960 by University of Chicago Press
- Misia and the Muses: The Memoirs of Misia Sert - Dated 1953 by John Day
- Episodes of My Life by Rolla "Rollo" Wells - Dated 1933 - signed by the author, a mayor of St. Louis Missouri, Federal Reserve official and noted Woodrow Wilson campaign member; in a period slipcase

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 161

This auction lot includes the following group of SIGNED Jazz Reference titles:

- Mama Said There'd be Days Like This - My Life in the Jazz World by Wilmer - Dated 1989 by Women's Pres - signed by Val Wilmer
- The Song Stars - The Ladies Who Sang with the Bands & Beyond by Grudens - Dated 1997 by Celebrity Profiles Publishing - signed by Richard Grudens, softcover
- Girl Singer - an Autobiography by Clooney with Barthel - Dated 1999 by Doubleday - signed by Rosemary Clooney
- All in Good Time by McPartland - Dated 1987 by Oxford University Press - signed by Marian McPartland

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
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Title: Moonlight Serenade
Author: John Flower
Publisher: Arlington House
Printing Year: 1972

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth boards with silver lettering, this rare volume is an important "bio-discography" of the Glenn Miller Civilian Band. It is the first book devoted to Glenn Miller and his music in detail. the volume is signed on the front free endpaper "To Jack" and is dated 1975. The volume shows light external wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 6" x 9.25" and contains 554 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
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Lot 163

This boxlot includes the large group of collectible Jazz, Swing and Big Band-related discography and record label ephemera shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of material we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 164

This auction lot includes the following group of SIGNED Jazz Reference titles:

- Nat King Cole - An Intimate Biography by Maria Cole - Dated 1971 by William Morrow - signed by Maria Cole
- Everyday - The Story of Joe Williams by Leslie Gourse - Dated 9185 by Quartet - signed by Joe Williams
- I Did It My Way - The Biography of Dick Haymes by Clive Fuller - Dated 1976 by Clive Fuller - signed by Clive Fuller, softcover

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 165

This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Kennebec by Robert P. Tristam Coffin - Dated 1937 by Farrar & Rinehart
- Woodrow Wilson Life and Letters by Ray Stannard Baker - Dated 1927 by Doubleday, Page & Co.
- Old Greek: An Old-Time Professor in an Old-Fashioned College; A Memoir of Edward North by S. N. D. North, LL.D. - Dated 1905 by McClure, Phillips & Co.
- On My Own by Eleanor Roosevelt - Dated 1958 Stated First Edition by Harper

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 166

This auction lot includes the following group of SIGNED Jazz Reference titles:

- Twelve Lives In Jazz by Duncan Schmiedt - Dated 1996 by Delta - signed by Duncan Schmiedt, softcover
- Jazz Veterans - A Portrait Gallery by Chip Deffa - Dated 1996 by Deffa - signed by Chip Deffa
- Jazz People by Ole Brask and Dan Morganstern - Dated 1976 by Abrams - signed by Dan Morganstern

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
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This auction lot includes the following group of SIGNED Jazz Reference titles:

- Stormy Weather - The Music and Lives of a Century of Jazzwomen by Dahl - Dated 1984 by Pantheon - signed by Linda Dahl
- Sassy - The Life Sarah Vaughan by Gourse - Dated 1993 by Scribner's Sons - signed by Leslie Gourse
- Ethel Ennis - The Reluctant Jazz Star by Kravetz - Dated 1984 by Gateway Press - signed by Ethel Ennis, softcover
- Mother of the Blues: A Study of Ma Rainey by Lieb - Dated 1981 by University of Massachusetts Press - signed by Sandra Leeb

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 168

This auction lot includes the following group of SIGNED Jazz Reference titles:

- Twelve Lives In Jazz by Duncan Schmiedt - Dated 1996 by Delta - signed by Duncan Schmiedt, softcover
- Jazz Party - A Photo Gallery of Great JAzz Musicians by Al White - Dated 2000 by August House - signed by Al White
- Stars Of Jazz by Ray Avery - Dated 1998 by JazzMedia - signed by Ray Avery

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
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Title: Bibliography of Discographies
Author: Daniel Allen
Publisher: R. R. Bowker
Printing Year: 1981 First Edition, signed by the author

Details/Condition: Bound in silver paper-covered boards with black embossing, this is a scarce copy of this jazz reference book. The work is inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to Jack, dated August, 1981. The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with bright pages. The book measures approximately 6.75" x 10.25" and contains 239 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
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This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- A History and Geography of Montgomery County, PA by J. K. Harley - Dated 1892 in Philadelphia
- A History of Bucks County Pennsylvania Part 1 by Terry A. McNealy - Dated 1970 by Bucks County Historical-Tourist Commission
- Episodes in Bucks County History by George F. Lebegern - Dated 1975 by Bucks County Historical-Tourist Commission
- A History of Rose Valley by Peter Ham et al. - Dated 1973 by Borough of Rose Valley
- The Montgomery County Story by E. Gordon Alderfer - Dated 1951 by Commissioners of Montgomery County

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 171

This auction lot includes the following group of SIGNED Jazz Reference titles:

- A Gift for People by Franklin - Dated 1978 by M. Evans and Company - signed by Joe Franklin
- Take It From The Top by Lyttelton - Dated 1975 by Robson Books - signed by Humphrey Lyttelton
- The Show Business Nobody Knows by Wilson - Dated 1971 by Cowles Book Company - signed by Ray Knight
- John Hammond On Record - An Autobiography by Hammond with Townsend - Dated 1977 by Summit Books - signed by John Hammond

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
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Title: Miles: A Love Story in Blue
Author: Jo Gelbard
Printing Year: 2006, signed with a drawing by the author

Condition/Details: Bound in softcover, this scarce volume,, which celebrates the 80th Anniversary of the great jazz artist Miles Davis was written by Jo Gelbard, an artist who was Miles' companion during his last several years. The volume is a centimental portrait of Davis in his later life, and is profusely illustrated with beautiul typography and full-page color photographs. Jo Gelbard has signed this example in black marker with an elegant, stylized drawing of Miles. The volume shows mild external wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages; the original drawing and all of the photographic pages all show beautifully. The book measures approximately 9" x 9". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
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This auction lot includes the following group of SIGNED Jazz Reference titles:

- Jazz Matters - Reflections on the Music & Some of its Makers by Ramsey - Dated 1989 by University of Arkansas Press - signed by Doug Ramsey
- Blues Up and Down - Jazz in our Time by Piazza - Dated 1997 by St. Martin's Press - signed by Tom Piazza
- Ragtime - Its History, Composers, Aand Music by Hasse - Dated 1985 by Schirmer Books - signed by John Hasse

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 174

This auction lot includes the following group of SIGNED Jazz Reference titles:

- Women In Jazz - A discography of Intrumentalists, 1913-1968 by Jan Leder - Dated 1985 by Greenwood - signed by Jan Leder
- American Women In Jazz - 1900 to the Present, Thei Words, Lives and Music by Sally Placksin - Dated 1982 by Seaview - signed by Sally Placksin
- Madame Jazz - Contemporary Women Instramentalists by Leslie Grourse - Dated 1995 by Oxford - signed by Leslie Grourse

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 175

This boxlot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $25.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 176

This auction lot includes the following group of SIGNED Jazz Reference titles:

- JAzz Generations - A Life in American Music and Society by Buddy Collette - Dated 2000 by Continuum - signed by Buddy Collette, softcover
- In The Moment - Jazz in the 1980s by Francis Davis - Dated 1986 by Oxford - signed by Francis Davis
- Jazz - A People's Music by Sidney Finkelstein - Dated 1948 by Citadel - signed by Sidney Finkelstein

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
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