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1 Cannom, Robert C. Van Dyke And The Mythical City Hollywood
CULVER CITY Murray & Gee 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
Signed by the author "To Jimmy Durante The Best In The Business. thanks for your cooperation. I hope you like the story. 10/30/48" Jimmy Durante has folded down some of the pages he is mentioned on. Strong introduction by Adela Rogers St. John. Very good copy in very good dust jacket. 
Price: 110.25 USD
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2 Capra, Frank The Name Above The Title
New York MACMILLAN 1971 Hardcover Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book Signed by Author(s)
Fabulous association copy-signed by legendary film director Frank Capa to Jimmy Durante, "To Jimmy Durante The world's most beloved entertainer-With Love Frank." Second printing fine in very good plus dust jacket. Jimmy Durante is mentioned several times in Capa's autobiography. 
Price: 367.50 USD
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3 Chaplin, Lita Grey & Morton Cooper My Life With Chaplin.
BrATTLEBORO Bernard Geis Associates 1966 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
Signed to Jimmy Durante by co-author Morton Cooper in year of publication. First edition, near fine in very good dust jacket. 
Price: 36.75 USD
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4 COHEN, Myron More Laughing Out Loud
New York GrAMERCY 1960 Hardcover Hardcover Fine Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
Presentation copy signed by Myron "Manny" Cohen to Jimmy Durante. Reprint, fine in very good dust jacket. 
Price: 66.15 USD
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5 Durante, Mrs. Channel 56
ANAHEIM KDOC TV 1984 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Book 
A program notebook for Channel 56, KDOC TV. Mrs. Durante's business card is inserted on the cover.Includes program promotional material for The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Phil Silver Show, The L.A. Thunderbirds, Olympic Auditorium boxing and many other shows. Fine. 
Price: 52.50 USD
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6 Eastman, MAX Enjoyment of Laughter
New York Simon and Schuster 1936 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
First edition, from the library of Jimmy Durante but with his cousins signature in it-"James Durante Astor Hotel 1936." Nice association copy. James and Jimy Durante both started out in Vaudeville together. 
Price: 82.69 USD
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7 Faltersack, Fred A Riot of Laughs
Ord FALtersack 1969 First Edition Soft cover Fine Book Signed by Author(s)
Signed to Jimmy Durante by noted comedian and gagster Fred Faltersack. Softover, red wrappes, in near fine condition with small moisture stain at top of first few pages. A humorous association with gags and one liners like, "Familiarity breeds attempt," and "chain smoker switches back to cigarettes," and prison talk: "Here today and here tomorrow." 
Price: 55.12 USD
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8 GILBERT, L. Wolfe & Jimmy Durante Without Rhyme or Reason
New York VANTAGE 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
First edition. Long superb and intimate inscription from the author "Wolfie" to Jimmy Durante "who symbolizes the lives of those of us, who came up the hard way-in the land of Make Believe. " Jimmy Durante wrote the humorous introduction to this book. Very good copy with evidence of moisture to rear cover and dust jacket. Really an interesting part of musical history and a terrific association. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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9 Green, Charles P. "Soldier" Ballads of the Black Hills
BoSTON CHRISTopher Publishing House 1931 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
Signed to Jimmy Durante by "Soldier" Green and dated Christmas day, 1934. This book is a souvenir edition of the Mt. Rushmore Prolect with narrative poems and photographs of the Black Hills. First edition, fine in very good dust jacket. 
Price: 99.22 USD
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10 GREEN, STANLEY Ring Bells! Sing Songs! Broadway Musicals of the 1930's
NEW YORK Galahad Books 1971 0883650002 / 9780883650004 Hardcover Hardcover Fine Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
Signed by famed song writer Sammy "I'll be seeing you" Fain to Jimmy Durante. Book is fine and dust jacket is very good with some small chips and short closed tears. 
Price: 110.25 USD
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11 Hayes, Teddy With The Gloves Off
HoUSTON Lancha 1977 First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
Special limited edition-copy #1 signed fondly to Jimmy Durante by both Teddy and "Ginny" Hayes. Teddy Hayes was among other accomplishments, Jack Dempsey's boxing trainer. Fine copy with very good dustjacket that is sun faded on the spine and has a couple short closed tears. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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12 KOfoed, Jack Fifty-Fifty or You Can't Hide A Man Who Is Riding A Camel.
Coral Gables Wake-Brook House 1963 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
First edition. Superbly signed to Jimmy Durante "one of the greatest guys that ever lived" by the noted writer, and newspaper columnist. Near fine copy in very good dust jacket that is lightly sunned on the spine and minorly chipped. 
Price: 82.69 USD
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13 Lopez, Vincent Lopez Speaking-My Life and How I Changed It
New York The Citadel Press 1960 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
Signed by the author and well known musician "To Ragtime Jimmy .the Piano Kid." Durante nicknamed him "The Pianner Kid" and it stuck through out his life. First edition, near fine in very good dust jacket. 
Price: 110.25 USD
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14 Murray, Tom G. Death Valley Scotty
Death Valley TOm G. Murray 1961 Special Edition Hardcover Fine Book 
Special presentation edition of the famous Death Valley Scotty book, spiral bound with hard plastic covers and stamped below the title "Special for--Jimmy Durante. Near fine with a few brown spiral loops. Rare thus and unusual. 
Price: 55.12 USD
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15 Musmanno, Michael A. The Story of the Italians in America
New York Doubleday 1965 Hardcover Hardcover Fine Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
Presentation from the author and historian Michael Musmanno to Jimmy Durante, who is praised in the book. Fine copy in a very good dust jacket with minor rubbing. Reprint, hardcover trade edition. 
Price: 77.17 USD
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16 Robledo, Eduardo Arias Acuarelas De Mark Un Testimonio Pictorico De La Nueva Granada
BOgota BANco De La Republica 1963 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book Signed by Author(s)
This book is a gift to the March of Dimes from the President of the Republic of Columbia and is presented to Jimmy Durante by Patty and Elliott Roosevelt in appreciation for his help "to make the March of Dimes Special Event 'The Gold Coast Capers of 1965' such an outstanding success." An outstanding gift of apprecation. Large tan buckram bound book with 152 tipped in color plates. 
Price: 385.87 USD
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17 Sinatra, Tina;Coplon, Jeff My Father's Daughter: A Memoir
Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A. SIMON & SCHUSTER 2000 0684870762 / 9780684870762 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book Signed by Author(s)
First edition. Signed by author Tina Sinatra and Marge Duratne. Fine copy in fine dustjacket. Jimmy Durante is mentioned in this book by Frank Sinatra's daughter. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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18 Wirth, Conrad Historic Structures Report Restoration of Ford's Theatre
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Department of the Interior National Park Service 1963 First Edition Hardcover Fine Book Signed by Author(s)
First edition. Presented to Jimmy Durante and with a letter to him from Robert Dayton requesting a signed photograph. Book also is signed by Dayton at Ford's Theatre and dated 1968. Fine. Issued without dustjacket. 
Price: 82.69 USD
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