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The Mysterious Mr. Quin
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1930. First Edition. Near Fine in an impeccably fresh, Near Fine dust jacket. Book has the slightest lean, with a touch of fading (as usually found)...
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Price: $4,500.00
The Subterraneans
Los Angeles: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1960. Original one sheet poster for the 1960 film. From one perspective, a fairly one-dimensional representation--perhaps even a caricature--of Beat culture, but culturally fascinating in that...
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Price: $1,250.00
Freaks
Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1931. Six vintage single weight film still photographs from the 1931 film. Photographs from the film, a legendarily controversial second feature that was censored and...
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Price: $4,500.00
The Big Sleep
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939. First Edition. An attractive, unrestored example of the author's first book, a cornerstone of noir detective fiction, and basis for the Howard Hawks film...
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Price: $12,500.00
Original manuscript for "Knocking 'Round the Zoo"
Original manuscript for a draft of legendary singer-songwriter James Taylor's early song, "Knockin' Around the Zoo," composed shortly after his stay at the Belmont Psychiatric Hospital for severe depression when...
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Price: $8,500.00
Background to Danger
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937. First American Edition. Fine in an exceptionally fresh, about Fine dust jacket, with only a tiny bit of rubbing to a couple of corners...
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Price: $2,500.00
Ladies from Hell
Seattle, WA: The Mill Mountain Press, 1974. First Edition. SIGNED by Frank Stanford on the half-title page. Fine in tall red saddle-stitched wrappers as issued. Stanford's second book publication, out...
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Price: $3,750.00
Harold and the Purple Crayon
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1955. First reinforced library Edition (meaning the edition issued to libraries by the publisher, as opposed to an ex-library copy), with "REINFORCED LIBRARY EDITION" stamped...
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Price: $2,250.00
Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins working together on the set of "West Side Story"
Los Angeles, CA: The Mirisch Corporation / United Artists, 1960. Vintage oversize double weight glossy photograph of director Robert Wise and director-playwright Jerome Robbins working in dual directors' chairs, both...
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Price: $2,250.00
James Mason on the set of "Julius Caesar"
N.p. N.p. 1952. Vintage oversize double weight photograph of James Mason on location in Bronson Canyon, California, for the shooting of "Julius Caesar" in 1952. Shot, struck, and mounted by...
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Price: $3,750.00
L'Atalante
1934. Original French affiche poster for the classic 1934 French film, "L'Atalante," directed by Jean Vigo. The second issue of the poster, with a striking illustration of the drunk, accordion-playing...
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Price: $1,850.00
The One Whose Eyes Open When You Close Your Eyes
Roslindale, MA: Pym-Randall Press, 1982. First Edition. Association copy, inscribed by Franz Wright to fellow Massachusetts poet Thomas Lux on the title page: "For Tom, with intense admiration and love...
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Price: $1,850.00
Jabberwocky
London: Cinema 5, 1977. Early Draft British script for the 1977 comedy directed by Terry Gilliam, based on the poem by Lewis Carroll. Terry Gilliam's first solo directorial effort after...
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Price: $1,500.00
Little Caesar
New York: Dial Press, 1958. First printing of this edition (first published in 1929). INSCRIBED by W.R. Burnett to press agent and Hollywood figure Jimmy Starr in the year of...
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Price: $1,500.00
New Hope for the Dead
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1985. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Fine and unread in an about Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket has three short...
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Price: $1,250.00
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
London: Bloomsbury, 1999. First Deluxe Edition, first state with "Joanne Rowling" listed as the copyright holder on the copyright page. SIGNED in gold ink on the title page and facing...
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Price: $12,500.00
Notes on actor Rip Torn
N.p. N.p. circa 1973. Seven-page manuscript, executed in holograph pencil with numerous corrections. An early rough draft of an essay by Southern regarding his first encounter with actor Rip Torn...
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Price: $3,500.00
Original signed contract for the 1964 Lew Archer novel, "The Far Side of the Dollar"
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. Original contract agreement between Kenneth Millar (writing as Ross Macdonald) and Alfred A. Knopf, dated April 24, 1964, for the publication of the thirteenth...
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Price: $1,250.00
Spectro-Mach 1
New York: Filmmakers' Cinematheque, 1965. Two original posters for Don Snyder's multi-media presentation, "Spectro-Mach 1," with extensive manuscript notations on the verso detailing proper presentation of the event. The notations...
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Price: $1,500.00
The Constant Nymph
London: William Heinemann, 1924. First UK Edition, first printing, preceding the US. Binding and jacket are both second issue (the first issue is quite rare, issued only in small quantities...
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Price: $1,750.00
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S, M, L, XL [Small, Medium, Large, Extra-Large]
New York: The Monacelli Press, 1995. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Rem Koolhaas on the title page, in the year after publication: "To Rochelle / Rem Koolhaas / 1-2-96." Koolhaas' magnum opus...
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Price: $1,500.00
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
New York: Scholastic Press, 2000. First printing of this Collector's Edition, one of an unspecified number of copies containing a facsimile of an original sketch by Rowling. SIGNED on the...
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Price: $14,500.00
The Holy Land
London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin, circa 1889. Three parts in one, preceded by the original 4-volume folio edition published privately in the 1840s and the quarto editions that followed in the...
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Price: $6,500.00
Blackmail
London: British International Pictures, 1929. Vintage double weight photograph of actor Donald Calthrop from the 1929 film. Wonderfully INSCRIBED by Calthrop at the bottom: "To Mrs. Kelly / love /...
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Price: $2,500.00
Julian Symons at 80: A Tribute
Helsinki: Eurographica, 1992. First Edition. One of 1000 copies (this being No. 1) signed by all of the contributors except Patricia Highsmith, and including an original etching of Julian Symons...
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Price: $1,500.00
A Night to Remember [Atlantique Latitude 41 Degrees]
London: The Rank Organization, 1958. French theatrical release poster for the seminal 1958 British docudrama, "A Night to Remember," here under it's French title, "Atlantique Latitude 41 Degrees." Probably the most...
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Price: $2,450.00
Les Belles de Nuit [The Beauties of the Night]
Franco London Films, 1952. Original French program for the 1953 film, "La Belles de Nuit," directed, produced, and written for the screen by Rene Clair, and starring Gina Lollobrigida. A....
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Price: $1,750.00
To Have and Have Not
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937. First Edition. Fine and unread in a strong Near Fine dust jacket. A spectacular copy, with only a touch of rubbing along the spine...
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Price: $2,250.00
Waterfront
New York: Random House, 1955. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Schulberg on the front endpaper to his friend, film critic and academic Judith Crist: "For Judith Crist / Here's a little...
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Price: $1,750.00
What?
Rome: C. C. Champion, 1972. Draft script for the 1972 film. Bound at the rear are an additional 11 pages that include a complete Cast List and Unit List. Filmed...
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Price: $1,650.00
The Front Page
New York: Covici Friede, 1928. First Edition. Hecht and MacArthur's most important book, and the rarest by a country mile, this being the only copy in a collectible jacket we...
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Price: $18,500.00
The D.A. Draws a Circle
New York: William Morrow, 1939. First printing of this edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper: "To Noni / Who wrote it / From the guy who paid...
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Price: $1,850.00
Le salaire la peur [The Wages of Fear]
Paris: Julliard, 1950. First French Edition, preceding the British and American editions by two years. Review copy, with the letters "S.P." (Service de Presse) printed on the lower right corner...
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Price: $3,250.00
The Challenge to Liberty
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author and former president on the front endpaper: "The Complements of Herbert Hoover." Near Fine in an about Fine...
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Price: $1,500.00
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek
Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1942. Draft script for the 1944 film. The sixth of Preston Sturges' legendary film comedies made for Paramount, all of which he wrote and directed. One...
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Price: $1,500.00
Harold and the Purple Crayon
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1955. First Edition. First issue, with no Caldecott seal and a price of $1.50 at the bottom right corner of the front flap. Near Fine in...
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Price: $2,750.00
John Wayne and eleven companions on the set of The Cowboys
N.p. N.p. 1971. Vintage oversize double weight sepia photograph of John Wayne and eleven young cohorts on the set of "The Cowboys" in 1971. Shot, struck, and mounted by the...
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Price: $1,500.00
Tumbleweed Connection
London: DJM, 1970. Original UK promotional poster for the 1970 album. Elton John's third album, a breakthrough on every level. A concept album by a Brit based on American country and...
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Price: $1,500.00
Charley Patton
London: Studio Vista, 1970. First Edition. The scarce hardcover edition (also published in a slightly more common softcover variant) of folklorist and noted musician John Fahey's brilliant, loving analysis of...
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Price: $1,750.00
The Killer Angels
New York: David McKay, 1974. First Edition. Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dust jacket. Basis for the 1993 film "Gettysburg," and easily one of the very best and...
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Price: $3,500.00
At the Earth's Core
Los Angeles, CA: American International Pictures [AIP], 1975. Draft script for the 1976 film. The final film to be released by Amicus Productions, an arm of American International Pictures that...
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Price: $1,500.00
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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Price: $1,750.00
I Blow My Own Horn
Garden City: Doubleday, 1957. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Jesse Lasky on the half-title page: "Hon. James Douglas: / I am happy to autograph this book, because it contains a brief...
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Price: $1,250.00
Digital Fortress
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Spine ends tapped, else Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.
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Price: $2,750.00
The Blessing Way
New York: Harper and Row, 1970. First Edition. Fine in a lovely, Near Fine dust jacket. A bit of the usual fading to the jacket spine (but only to the...
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Price: $3,000.00
Penhally
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1931. First Edition. A lovely copy of the author's uncommon and fragile first novel, a high spot of Southern literature. Gordon’s reputation as a literary...
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Price: $3,250.00
Harmonium
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1923. First Edition. First issue binding, in patterned paper-covered boards, with blue, red, yellow, and white checker pattern, dark blue cloth spine with yellow paper...
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Price: $18,500.00
The Great Dictator
Los Angeles: United Artists, 1940. Original American program for the 1940 film, with original illustrations by Al Hirschfeld. For his follow-up to the classic "Modern Times," Chaplin chose to do...
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Price: $1,750.00
The Convict
Baton Rouge: Louisiana University Press, 1985. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. The reported first printing of only 500 copies...
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Price: $4,000.00
Young and Innocent [The Girl Was Young]
London: Gaumont British Picture Corporation, 1937. Set of 4 vintage sepia single weight photographs from the US release 1937 UK film, all under the US title "The Girl Was Young"...
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Price: $1,250.00
Springtime in the Rockies
Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1942. Revised Final Script for the 1942 film musical, "Springtime in the Rockies," directed by Irving Cummings, based on the screenplay for the 1936 comedy "Second...
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Price: $1,850.00
Dreams Come True Presents Holly Woodlawn [at Bimbo's]
San Francisco: Bimbo's, 1976. Original half sheet promotional poster for the 1976 cabaret performance starring Warhol superstar Holly Woodlawn. After a week long cabaret engagement in Florida (where she visited...
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Price: $1,500.00
Five Posters for Film Screenings Hosted by The Living Theatre
New York: The Living Theatre, 1959-1963. Archive of five posters advertising screenings between 1959 and 1963 hosted by The Living Theatre featuring films chosen by Amos and Marcia Vogel's independent...
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Price: $2,500.00
A Hall of Mirrors
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1967. First Edition. First issue jacket with "$5.95" and Stegner blurb on the front flap. SIGNED by Stone on the title page. REVIEW COPY, with publisher's "compliments...
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Price: $1,250.00
An archive of 75 pressbooks and ad supplements for hardcore adult films made between 1966-1987
Various cities: Various Publishers, 1966-1987. An archive of 75 pressbooks and ad supplements for hardcore adult films released between 1966-1987, including a few foreign releases. A broad spectrum of advertising material...
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Price: $7,500.00
Song of the Dragon [Notorious]
New York: D. Appleton and Co, 1923. First Edition. Near Fine in a bright, Very Good plus dust jacket. A collection of stories, the title story of which was adapted...
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Price: $5,500.00
The Thomas Crown Affair [The Crown Caper]
Los Angeles: United Artists / The Mirisch Corporation, 1967. Second Draft Script for the 1968 film, "The Thomas Crown Affair" (here under its working title, "The Crown Caper." INSCRIBED on...
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Price: $1,500.00
Adams [Star Turn]
Paris: Bernard Grasset, 1926. First French Edition, preceding all others. Copy No. 1 of seven copies on Japon, numbered 1-5, and two hors commerce copies numbered HCI and HCII. Warmly...
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Price: $7,500.00
Scattershot
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1982. Final corrected manuscript for Bill Pronzini's novel, "Scattershot," ultimately published in book form by St. Martin's Press in 1982. Included is a typed letter...
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Price: $1,500.00
The New York Trilogy: City of Glass, Ghosts, The Locked Room
Los Angeles: Sun and Moon Press 1986, 1986, 1985. First edition, three volumes. Each volume one of 26 lettered copies SIGNED by the author. Fine and unread in Fine dust...
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Price: $2,850.00
To Have and Have Not
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937. First Edition. Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. A lovely copy, with the jacket showing some nicking to spine ends and corners...
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Price: $1,250.00
Somewhere in Time
Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1979. Final Draft script for the 1980 film. Production designer's copy, with holograph pencil notations throughout denoting objects, transportation, and scenarios that will require advance...
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Price: $1,850.00
Photograph of Ingrid Bergman from the Salvidor Dali-designed dream sequence in Alfred Hitchcock's "Spellbound"
Los Angeles, CA: Selznick International, 1945. Vintage oversize single weight photograph of Ingrid Bergman from Alfred Hitchcock's 1945 film noir, "Spellbound." Taken from a dream sequence design for the film...
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Price: $6,850.00
Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Universal City, CA: Universal International, 1952. Shooting script for the 1953 film, "Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," Very Good plus in original gray studio wrappers with...
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Price: $1,500.00
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