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    Seven Humor Books. Including: 1) "Captions Courageous," hard cover, with dust jacket, by Bob Reisner and Hal Kapplow, printed in 1958; 2) "The Fly in the Martini," hardcover, with dust jacket, by Parke Cummings, printed in 1961; 3) "The Complete Mother," hardcover, with dust jacket, by Phyllis Diller, printed in 1969, signed on the front free end paper in blue ballpoint ink by the author "To / John Wayne / a 'BIG' man in / every way Love! / Phyllis Diller;" 4) "The Lonely Ones," hardcover, no dust jacket, by William Steig, printed in 1942; 5) The Greater Los Angeles Press 8 Ball Final," hardcover, no dust jacket, by Lewis S. Young, printed in 1970; 6) "The New Yorker Album of Sports & Games," hardcover, no dust jacket, by Carmen Peppe, printed in 1958; and 7) "Man in the Shower," hardcover, no dust jacket, by Peter Arno, printed in 1944; all with JW blind stamps.
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    October, 2011
    6th-7th Thursday-Friday
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    The movie quite literally changed my life. I have included a pic of me in Sly's Rocky 3 Cashmere overcoat, would much appreciate if it is possible for you to forward this email to Sly to let him know the overcoat is in good hands, and will be well taken care of, (as will be the Rambo knife forging tools, the other lot I won!) Wish you very happy holidays and a great 2016!
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