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The Big Room: Portraits From the Golden Age

Peellaert, Guy and Michael Herr

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ISBN 10: 0671630288 / ISBN 13: 9780671630287
Published by Summit Books, New York, 1986
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Hardcover with dustjacket. 4to. First edition. Book is in near fine condition; there is a slight lean to spine. Jacket is in VG condition; covers are lightly sunned and there is a 1/2" closed tear to bottom edge. Edges are rubbed. Front jacket flap has a creased corner. Contains the profiles and portraits of 48 celebrities, including Tallulah Bankhead, Milton Berle, JFK, Orson Welles, Noel Coward, Sugar Ray Robinson, Marlene Dietrich and many others. Color plates throughout. Not price-clipped. In protective mylar. 143 pp. Heavy--may require additional postage if shipped other than domestic media mail. Bookseller Inventory # 14228

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Title: The Big Room: Portraits From the Golden Age

Publisher: Summit Books, New York

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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Presenting a view in text and paintings of Las Vegas, this book features portraits of the celebrities who have played in the casinos and in the life of America and offers a unique view of the country's popular culture and politics

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Warwick Books, is an Internet-only bookseller that specializes in hard-to-find books for avid readers and collectors. Many of our books are out of print. Specialties include literature, signed firsts, art and photography, design, illustrated books, cookbooks, field guides, children's books, needlecraft books, and Americana. We recently acquired a large private collection of books on military history. The focus is on World War II as well as aviation history. Warwick Books is a member of IOBA, the Independent Online Booksellers Association.

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