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  1. Schnozzola: The Story of Jimmy Durante.
    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Mumsie, with love, Gene." Learn More
    £325

    Stock Code: 105033

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  2. Father Goose.
    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on front free endpaper: "To Jimmy ('Four') Starr, my friend and colleague, with regards, Gene Fowler. Sept - 1934." Starr was an American screenwriter, gossip columnist, and film reviewer. Fowler's book is a biography of Mack Sennett, a director and... Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 90705

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