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That Special Grace

By: BradleE, Benjamin

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Phladelphia, LIPPINCOTT: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: JD 54

Condition: Fine


First edition. Specially bound copy in full leather wth "Margie & Jimmy Xmas 1966 P.L." printed on the cover. Fine copy of this beautiful Kennedy memorial first published in Newsweek magazine. View more info

Van Dyke And The Mythical City Hollywood

By: Cannom, Robert C.

Price: $110.25

Publisher: CULVER CITY, Murray & Gee: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: JD 31

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

My Life Is In Your Hands

By: CanTOR, EDDIE

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1928

Edition: Hardcover

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: JD 7

Condition: Very Good


Comedian Jimmy Durante's copy with his autograph on the front endpaper:-"J. Durante." and also written in a different hand is "Daddy on page 100." Fourth printing, very good copy with gilt on spine worn. Great association. View more info

The Name Above The Title

By: Capra, Frank

Price: $367.50

Publisher: New York, MACMILLAN: 1971

Edition: Hardcover

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: JD 18

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

My Life With Chaplin.

By: Chaplin, Lita Grey & Morton Cooper

Price: $36.75

Publisher: BrATTLEBORO, Bernard Geis Associates: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: JD 10

Condition: Near Fine


Signed to Jimmy Durante by co-author Morton Cooper in year of publication. First edition, near fine in very good dust jacket. View more info

More Laughing Out Loud

By: COHEN, Myron

Price: $66.15

Publisher: New York, GrAMERCY: 1960

Edition: Hardcover

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: JD 15

Condition: Fine


Presentation copy signed by Myron "Manny" Cohen to Jimmy Durante. Reprint, fine in very good dust jacket. View more info

Dobbins Diary of The New Frontier

By: DOBBINs, Jim

Price: $45.00

Publisher: BoSTON, BrUCE Humphries: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed

Seller ID: JD 1

Condition: Fine


First edition. Warmly inscribed by the artist James J. Dobbins to Jimmy Durante. This book is a 15 year record of the life and times of President John F. Kennedy's drawn in cartoons by this noted award winning artist. Book is fine and dj has light edge wear and a short closed tear. View more info

Channel 56

By: Durante, Mrs.

Price: $52.50

Publisher: ANAHEIM, KDOC TV: 1984

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: JD 55

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

Enjoyment of Laughter

By: Eastman, MAX

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, SIMON AND SCHUSTER: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: JD 28

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

A Riot of Laughs

By: Faltersack, Fred

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ord, FALtersack: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: JD 38

Condition: Fine


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." View more info

Without Rhyme or Reason

By: GILBERT, L. Wolfe & Jimmy Durante

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, VANTAGE: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: JD 35

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Ballads of the Black Hills

By: Green, Charles P. "Soldier"

Price: $99.22

Publisher: BoSTON, CHRISTopher Publishing House: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: JD 43

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Ring Bells! Sing Songs! Broadway Musicals of the 1930's

By: GREEN, STANLEY

Price: $110.25

Publisher: NEW YORK, Galahad Books: 1971

Edition: Hardcover

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: JD 49

ISBN: 0883650002

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

Fifty-Fifty or You Can't Hide A Man Who Is Riding A Camel.

By: KOfoed, Jack

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Coral Gables, Wake-Brook House: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: JD 32

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Lopez Speaking-My Life and How I Changed It

By: Lopez, Vincent

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Citadel Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: JD 36

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

The Newspaperboys' Hall of Fame

By: Marks, Sid & Alban Emley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hollywood, House-Warven Publishers: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: JD 25

Condition: Fine


First edition, warmly inscribed to Jimmy Durante by Sid Marks. Jimmy Durante is listed in this book. Fine copy in very good dust jacket. View more info

Death Valley Scotty

By: Murray, Tom G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Death Valley, TOm G. Murray: 1961

Edition: SPECIAL EDITION

Seller ID: JD 57

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

The Story of the Italians in America

By: Musmanno, Michael A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, DOUBLEDAY: 1965

Edition: Hardcover

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: JD 30

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

Acuarelas De Mark Un Testimonio Pictorico De La Nueva Granada

By: Robledo, Eduardo Arias

Price: $385.87

Publisher: BOgota, BANco De La Republica: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: JD 58

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

My Father's Daughter: A Memoir

By: Sinatra, Tina;Coplon, Jeff

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A., SIMON & SCHUSTER: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: JD 23

ISBN: 0684870762

Condition: Fine


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. View more info