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A Day at the Races
Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1937. Vintage candid single weight photograph from the 1937 film. Depicted are Harpo Marx (holding the fife that becomes the cause of all the fun)...
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John Dryden: The Poet, the Dramatist, the Critic - Three Essays by T.S. Eliot
New York: Terence and Elsa Holliday, 1932. One of 100 numbered copies (this being No. 83) SIGNED by Eliot. Near Fine condition, with an owner's Japanese chop stamp at the...
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Ah, Wilderness
New York: Random House, 1933. First Edition, not to be confused with the signed limited edition published the same year. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper with a....
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Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1946. First Edition. Near Fine in an exceptionally sharp, Fine dust jacket. A touch of fading to the book's sensitive purple cloth at the spine...
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The Public Enemy
New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1931. First Edition. Photoplay novelization of the legendary 1931 film directed by William Wellman and starring James Cagney. Near Fine in a Good to Very...
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Non-Stop
London: Faber and Faber, 1958. First Edition. Copy belonging to the author's British agent, E.J. Carnell in London, with their label on the front endpaper, reading "NON-STOP / by /...
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Henri-Georges Clouzot, Claude Renoir, and Pablo Picasso on the set of "Le mystère Picasso" [The Mystery of Picasso]
N.p. N.p. 1956. Vintage double weight borderless photograph from the 1956 film. A candid, on-the-set photograph of Picasso, director Clouzot, and the film's cinematographer Claude Renoir. On the verso is...
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Price: $2,650.00
The Moving Target
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First Edition. INSCRIBED "To -- -- / Carol's brother and therefore my friend. / Kenneth Millar (John Macdonald)." Basis for the 1966 film, "Harper,"...
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Price: $15,000.00
Lengthy typed letter signed from Stan Brakhage to Will Petersen
N.p. N.p. 1973. Lengthy typed letter signed from Stan Brakhage to Will Petersen, roughly 500 words, dated May 28, 1973. Petersen was the director of the Creative Arts Center at...
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Price: $1,650.00
Years of Grace
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1931. Later printing. Jacket front panel and copyright page both state "15th Printing." SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. Winner of the 1931 Pulitzer Prize...
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Bonjour cinema: Collection des tracts
Paris: Editions de la Sirene, 1921. First Edition. Includes three original illustrations: two are primarily typographic layouts, one centered around Charlie Chaplin (each is lacking the applied paste-up elements, in...
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One of Ours
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1922. First Edition. One of only 35 copies (this being No. 20), SIGNED by the author and bound in Imperial Japan vellum, with gilt titles...
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Price: $7,500.00
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer [Suddenly It's Spring]
Los Angeles: Selznick International Pictures / Vanguard Films, 1945. First Draft script for the 1947 screwball comedy, "The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer" (here under its working title, "Suddenly It's Spring")...
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Price: $1,500.00
Fat City
New York: Farrar Straus Giroux (FSG), 1969. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author to fellow writer Kenneth Millar (best known under his pen name, Ross Macdonald): "To Ken Millar /...
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The Case of the Dangerous Dowager
New York: William Morrow, 1937. First Edition. Warmly INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper: "To Noni / From the boss (oh yeah?) / Erle Stanley Gardner." According to...
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Price: $1,250.00
Deadlier than the Male
New York: Duell 1942, Sloan and Pearce. First Edition. Copy belonging to noted crime author Dorothy B. Hughes, author of "In a Lonely Place" and "Ride the Pink Horse," with...
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Bedazzled
Los Angeles, CA: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1967. Draft British script for the 1967 film. A comic retelling of the Faust legend, in which an unhappy man working as a short order...
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Price: $1,500.00
The Red Box
New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1937. Original publisher's mockup for advertisement of the fourth Nero Wolfe novel by Rex Stout, "The Red Box." The mockup utilizes a silkscreen print of...
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Price: $2,000.00
Bangkok b/w Can't Seem to Make You Mine
New York: Lust/Unlust, 1977-1978. Archive of artwork, photography, overlays, and layout design for the vinyl 45 RPM single release of Alex Chilton's "Bangkok" b/w "Can't Seem to Make You Mine."...
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Price: $1,350.00
Claudia Cardinale on the set of "Il Gattopardo" [The Leopard]
N.p. N.p. 1962. Original double weight, borderless photograph of Claudia Cardinale on the set of director Luchino Visconti's 1963 film, "Il Gattopardo," taken in 1962 during shooting. With the blue...
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Price: $1,850.00
A Woman Under the Influence
Beverly Hills, CA: Faces, 1974. Original poster for the US premiere of the 1974 film at Columbia I and Columbia II on 2nd Avenue at 64th Street in New York...
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Price: $1,850.00
Fury
Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1936. Original US herald for the 1936 film. Lang's first Hollywood film and second talkie, considered one of his finest efforts, and one of three...
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Cinderella
Walt Disney Pictures, 1950. Original American three-sheet illustrated poster for the classic 1950 animated film musical, "Cinderella." Disney immortalized Charles Perrault's fairy tale, "Cendrillon," about the only child of a....
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Price: $2,000.00
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Metropolis
Los Angeles, CA: UFA / Paramount Pictures, 1927. Original advertising herald for the US release of the 1927 film, a shortened 115 minute version re-cut by American playwright Channing Pollock...
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Death Hunt
Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1981. Final shooting script for the 1981 film "Death Hunt," directed by Peter Hunt and starring Charles Bronson and Lee Marvin. Actor Lee Marvin's leather-bound presentation...
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Price: $2,000.00
The Vampire Lovers
Los Angeles, CA: American International Pictures, 1969. Final Script for the 1970 Hammer horror film. Possibly the screenwriter's copy, with authorial holograph corrections to dialogue and screen direction throughout, along...
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Price: $1,250.00
The Great Gatsby
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. First Edition. First issue, with all four textual variants present, including: page 60, line 16 "chatter" vs. "echolalia", page 119, line 22 "northern" vs...
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Price: $4,000.00
The Europeans
New York: Simon and Schuster / Editions Verve, 1955. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the half title page: "To Mr. and Mrs. T.D. Jones / avec tous mes...
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Price: $4,250.00
Elmer Gantry
New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1927. First edition, first issue with "Gantry" spelled "Cantry" on the spine of the book. Near Fine in a bright, strong Very Good plus, unrestored dust...
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Price: $3,500.00
Ashenden: or, The British Agent
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1928. First American Edition. Near Fine in an attractive, Very Good plus dust jacket. with small chips at the crown and a couple of corners, and...
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Price: $2,500.00
The Man Who Fell to Earth
New York: Cinema I and Cinema II, 1976. Original poster for the US premiere of "The Man Who Fell to Earth" at Cinema I and Cinema II in New York...
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Price: $1,250.00
Player Piano
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Vonnegut and dated January 1971 on the front endpaper: "Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Signed at Heinz Hall Pittsburgh / 11-17-71." Laid...
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Price: $8,500.00
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The Barbarous Coast
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1956. First Edition. Near Fine in a Near Fine, price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket is bright, but with soil to the rear panel. An attractive copy...
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Price: $1,250.00
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Los Angeles, CA: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1952. Writer's Working script for the 1953 film. A key working script from Howard Hawks' classic musical, adapted by Charles Lederer and based on both...
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Price: $2,750.00
The Lost Weekend
New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1944. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper in the year of publication to actress Kay Campbell: "For Kay Campbell / who...
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Price: $1,250.00
Dream's End
New York: Robert M. McBride, 1927. First Edition. An uncommon Smith title, a meditation on wayward youth that is a departure from his trademark ribald humor. Offsetting to the last two...
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A Room of One's Own
London and New York: The Hogarth Press / The Fountain Press, 1929. First Edition. One of 492 copies (this being No. 224) SIGNED by the author. The first 100 copies...
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Price: $8,000.00
Oversize photograph of Marianne Faithfull by Bruce Weber, inscribed by Weber to Bruce in 1992
N.p. Bruce Weber, 1992. Oversize vintage photograph of singer Marianne Faithfull, taken by Bruce Weber in 1992. With Weber's rubber stamp on the verso, boldly inscribed across the entirety of...
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The Rubber Band
New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1936. First Edition in a supplied, second printing dust jacket (with "second printing" stated on the front flap). Near Fine in a restored dust jacket...
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Price: $5,500.00
The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram," 1910-1912
New York: Lee Keedick, 1913. Octavo, two volumes. First American Edition. Published one year after the English first (and correct first) edition, and a Canadian edition. Publisher's navy cloth, gilt...
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2001: A Space Odyssey
Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1968. Vintage oversize borderless double weight black and white set design photograph from the 1968 film. Shown is a sample interior from the space station...
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Alexander Nevsky
Moscow: Mosfilm, 1938. Original Soviet program for the 1938 film. A small, accordion style fold-out photographic program, with a tabbed, illustrated self wrapper. The hand-assembled program opens to reveal a....
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Price: $2,450.00
Three performances: Dream House (1974), Dream House (1975), The Well-Tuned Piano
New York: Marian Zazeela, 1974, 1975, 1978. Three posters advertising performances composed by and featuring La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela: a set of four September 1978 duet performances of...
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And Now Tomorrow
Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1944. Post-production Release Dialogue Script for the 1946 film drama. A scarce document from this film, one of only a handful of adaptations to which Raymond...
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Price: $1,500.00
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
London: Chatto and Windus, 1934. First UK Edition, and first edition in English. Translator Basil Creighton's annotated copy of his own translation of Traven's masterpiece, with notations throughout for serialization...
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Price: $8,500.00
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The Godfather
Los Angeles, CA: Paramount Pictures, 1971. Second Draft script for the 1972 film. Copy belonging to character actor Randy Jurgensen, with his name in holograph blue ink to the title...
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Price: $15,000.00
A Computer Perspective
Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 1973. First Edition. INSCRIBED to philanthropist and Time magazine publisher Henry Luce III by both authors on the front endpaper: "To Hank Luce / Charles...
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Price: $2,500.00
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The Double Suicide at Ten No Amijima [Double Suicide]
Tokyo: Kiyoshi Awazu, 1969. Original poster for the 1969 Japanese film. Designed by Kiyoshi Awazu. A hand made silkscreen print gifted from Awazu to noted film historian and iconoclast Amos...
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Price: $5,000.00
Weimar: ein Sommertagstraum. Tiefurt: aus den Memoiren eines Sonnenstrahls. Belvedere: In einer Vollmondnacht
Weimer: Verlag der Hofbuchhandlung Alexander Buschke Nachf, 1908. First Edition. A very early work by writer, actress and film maker Thea von Harbou, best known for writing and co-directing "Metropolis"...
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Price: $8,500.00
The Barbarous Coast
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1956. First Edition. About Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket has two tiny stains on the front panel and faint soil to the...
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Price: $1,500.00
Collection of 40 photographs of East Coast Americana
N.p. N.p. circa 1930s. Collection of 40 black-and-white photographs by Carl Van Vechten, printed on card stock, many as postcards, as was the case with many of the photographs he...
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Play It Again, Sam
Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures / APJAC Productions/Rollins-Joffe Productions, 1971. Draft script for the 1972 film. An early shooting draft, with holograph notations throughout that relate almost entirely to camera direction...
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Price: $1,500.00
The Three Roads
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1948. First Edition. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket, with a small rubber stamp for the "Booth Memorial Hospital" on the front endpaper. Bump...
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Price: $1,750.00
Self-Portrait: Ceaselessly into the Past
Santa Barbra, CA: Capra Press, 1981. First Edition. One of 26 lettered copies (this being Letter "V") SIGNED by author Ross Macdonald and Eudora Welty, who contributes the introduction. An...
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The Final Issue of The Lorraine Cross
France: 79th Division, May 8, 1919. James M. Cain's own copy of the final issue of The Lorraine Cross, the newspaper of the 79th Division of the US Army of...
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Price: $9,500.00
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One Man's Initiation
London: Allen and Unwin, 1920. First edition, first issue with type broken on page 35, line 32. Some offsetting to the second blank, some fading to the book spine, still...
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Price: $1,250.00
Image par Images
Paris: Galerie Denise René, 1955. Flip book for "Le Mouvement" (April, 1955), a kinetic art exhibition by Galerie Denise René, inscribed "To Mr. [Hans] Richter / with thanks for your...
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Price: $2,250.00
The Provincetown Plays, First Series: Bound East for Cardiff, The Game, King Arthur's Socks
New York: Frank Shay, 1916. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Eugene O'Neill on the front endpaper with a line from the play: "For Keith Baker / 'a good shipmate he was...
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The Man Who Fell to Earth
London: British Lion Film, 1975. Draft script for the 1976 film. Copy belonging to producer Si Litvinoff, with his name in black holograph ink to the title page, and his...
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Price: $5,500.00
Fritz Lang: Two Autograph Letters Signed, including the earliest known
N.p. N.p. 1913-1914. Two autograph letters signed by Fritz Lang to Friedl Weiss-Nerley, the first dated Oct. 21, 1913, making it the earliest Lang letter known, preceding even the 1914...
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Price: $3,750.00
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Breakfast of Champions
Twin Falls, ID: Sugar Creek Productions, 1998. Shooting script for the 1999 film. A deluxe working script archive belonging to actor Bob Hildreth, with his name in holograph ink at...
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Picnic
Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1955. Revised Final Draft script for the 1955 film. Includes a 22 page shooting schedule, several leaves of production memos and notes, and an appended...
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Simple Takes a Wife
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1953. First Edition. Elegantly INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper to actor Hilda Haynes: "Especially for Hilda / Sincerely / Langston / New...
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Price: $1,500.00
Lady in the Lake
Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1947. Original US half sheet poster for the 1947 film adaptation of Chandler's fourth novel. An unusual and ambitious film noir, Montgomery's final MGM picture, the...
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Price: $1,250.00
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