New York: HarperCollins, 1994. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Textual illustrations. New York: HarperCollins, 1994. First edition. This aptly titled memoir by the diplomat, bullfighter, writer, artist, and saloon keeper includes anecdotes about Bing Crosby, Truman Capote, David Niven, Lucille Ball, and Sinclair Lewis, among others. Most of the stories recount evenings at El Matador, the San Francisco cabaret Conrad (1922-2013) opened with the proceeds from his best-selling novel Matador (1952). Presentation copy, inscribed by Conrad, with an original bullfighting scene rendered in ink and pastels, on the title page. Octavo. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. (Inventory #: 64577)
Literature, Poetry, California and the West, Travel and Exploration, Archives and Ephemera, Heavy Metal
Shipping & Return Policies
As proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America, we uphold our association's code of ethics. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, all items are returnable within ten days of delivery. Materials must be returned in the same condition as sent. If you have any questions or concerns, simply call us to discuss.
You can be confident that when you make a purchase through ABAA.org, the item is sold by an ABAA member in full compliance with our Code of Ethics. Our sellers guarantee your order will be shipped promptly and that all items are as described. Buy with confidence through ABAA.org.