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    Whitney Houston - Group of Five Books Personally Inscribed to the Singer. Five books personally owned by Whitney Houston, signed and inscribed to her, including: a hardcover coffee-table book, Richard Avedon's Photographs 1947-1977, signed "For Whitney, Yours in the Struggle/Rich Avedon"; Singing for the Stars by Seth Riggs, with a personal note on the title page from the celebrity vocal coach; a paperback copy of Finding Peace Within signed and inscribed to Whitney by Little Richard; My Life With Martin Luther King, Jr. signed by author Coretta Scott King, and lastly, a hardcover copy of A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings of Martin Luther King, Jr. with an inscribed note from King's son, Dexter King. All books in Fine condition, minus Finding Peace Within, which is Very Good, with creasing and handling wear. Accompanied by three certificates of authenticity - one for each book - from the Estate of Whitney E. Houston.

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