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Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1975. First Edition. One of 75 numbered copies (this being No. 22) SIGNED by Bukowski, with a an original watercolor painting by him tipped in...
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Price: $7,500.00
Glen or Glenda
Los Angeles: Screen Classics, 1953. Set of 14 vintage silver gelatin still photographs from the 1953 film. Director Ed Wood, Jr.'s auspicious feature film debut took on a subject no...
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Price: $3,000.00
The Idiot: Rainbow Theatre, London, 5 March 1977
Brighton, UK: The Rock Music Photographs of Ian Dickson, 2006. First Edition. Number 4 of an unspecified limitation of "DeLuxe" editions produced by photographer Ian Dickson, containing 7 black-and-white photographs...
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Price: $2,500.00
Berlin Alexanderplatz: Die Geschichte vom Franz Biberkopf
Berlin: S. Fischer Verlag, 1929. First German Edition, and true first, in the first issue dust jacket. One of the most important works of the Weimar Republic, and one of...
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Price: $3,750.00
Green for Danger
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1944. First Edition, preceding the UK edition by one year. A serious rarity with one of the most striking dust jackets of the 1940s. Basis for the...
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Price: $1,500.00
Golden Remedy
New York: Vanguard, 1931. First Edition. Fine in an about Fine dust jacket, with only minute traces of soil on the rear panel. Stout's seventh book and third hardcover title...
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Price: $4,750.00
Love is a Pink Cake
New York: Self-published, 1953. First edition. Very Good in side-stitched wrappers as issued. An early collection of Warhol ink line drawings illustrating famous love stories told in poems by Ralph...
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Price: $25,000.00
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Last Bus to Woodstock
London: Macmillan, 1975. First UK Edition of the author's first book. INSCRIBED by Dexter on the front endpaper in the year of publication to Joan Spencer: "Bless you for supporting...
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Price: $3,500.00
The Writings of George Eliot, Together with The Life by J.W. Cross
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1907 - 1908. First Edition. Warwickshire Edition. Twenty five volumes. An attractive and comprehensive set of Eliot's work, together with a biography of her life written by...
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Price: $1,850.00
In a Lonely Place
Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1950. Collection of 3 vintage black-and-white single weight still photographs from the US release of the 1950 film. All three of the stills are candid...
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Price: $1,500.00
Grass
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1925. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author: "To: Sidney Williams - who ushered 'Grass' into Philadelphia / and made it grow / and to...
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Price: $3,750.00
Through a Glass Darkly [Såsom i en spegel]
Stockholm: Svensk Filmindustri, 1961. Original Swedish photographic style poster for the 1961 Swedish film. The first entry in Bergman's legendary and highly personal "Faith" trilogy, which won the director his...
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Price: $1,500.00
Omensetter's Luck
New York: New American Library, 1966. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Gass to author John Barth on the front endpaper: "For Jack / By whom we all take our measure, /...
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Price: $2,750.00
Angel and Blonde Woman
N.p. N.p. 1980. Black and yellow marker, purple crayon on drawing paper. Signed, "Van Vliet / 80." 10.75 x 13.75 inches, spiral spine perforation along the bottom edge. Near Fine. Gary Lucas...
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Price: $16,000.00
I, Robot
New York: Gnome Press, 1950. First Edition. Presumed "Armed Forces" edition, or the publisher's short-lived attempt to produce paperbacks, bound in wrappers identical to the jacket art of the hardcover...
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Price: $2,500.00
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
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
A Green Bough
New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1933. First Edition. One of 360 copies (this being No. 116) SIGNED by the author. A book of poetry by the Nobel prize...
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Price: $1,500.00
Sergeant York and His People
New York and London: Funk and Wagnalls, 1922. First Edition. Along with the later book by Tom Skeyhill, this the factual basis for the classic 1941 film directed by Howard...
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Price: $2,850.00
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Lady on a Train
Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1944. Final script for the 1945 film. Leslie Charteris wrote the original screen story (but not the screenplay) for this film, and subsequently published the...
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Price: $4,000.00
To Beg I am Ashamed
London: Routledge, 1938. First Edition. A fictitious "autobiography" of a London prostitute, written by Greene and Matthews under a pseudonym to avoid political scandal. The book was withdrawn from the...
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Price: $2,000.00
Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli on the set of "A Star is Born"
N.p. N.p. 1954. Vintage oversize double weight candid photograph of Judy Garland and her 10-year-old daughter Liza Minnelli on the set of "A Star is Born" in 1954. Shot, struck...
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Price: $4,750.00
Burn, Baby, Burn
New York: Phoenix Press, 1935. First Edition. Fuller's first book, a sort of cynical screwball satire, about a New York reporter's rise, fall, triumphant return, and ultimate failure in Hollywood...
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Price: $1,500.00
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Faust
Munich: Universum Film [UFA], 1926. Vintage silver gelatin UFA still photograph from the 1926 silent film. Pictured is Emil Jannings in his unforgettable role as Mephisto. With the UFA logo...
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Price: $1,250.00
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 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
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All the Assholes in the World and Mine
Bensenville, IL: Open Skull Press, 1966. First Edition. One of "no more than" 400 copies. Published by Douglas Blazek's Open Skull Press, and INSCRIBED by Bukowski to Blazek inside the...
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Price: $8,500.00
Typed Letter Signed regarding Midnight Cowboy
N.p. N.p. 1966. Typed letter signed from "Midnight Cowboy" author James Leo Herlihy, dated "4/3/1966" in holograph pencil. Although the letter is to an unknown recipient (the letter convivially begins...
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Price: $1,500.00
Doctor Martino and Other Stories
New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1934. First Edition. One of 360 copies (this being No. 279) SIGNED by Faulkner. The author's second collection of stories, including "Turn About,"...
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Price: $2,250.00
What Makes Sammy Run?
New York: Random House, 1941. First Edition. Copy belonging to noted author and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Jerome Weidman, with his holograph ownership name at the top of the front endpaper...
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Price: $2,250.00
Pretty Boy
New York: Vanguard Press, 1936. First Edition. Near Fine in a bright, Very Good plus dust jacket. Owner address plate to the front pastedown; jacket has light wear at the...
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Price: $4,000.00
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Hollywood on Trial
New York: Boni and Gaer, 1948. First Edition. Signed by author Gordon Kahn and by each of the ten men indicted by the House Committee on Un-American Activities, known collectively...
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Price: $12,500.00
Jeanne au bucher [Giovanna d'Arco al rogo, or Joan of Arc]
Rome: Produzioni Cinematografiche Associate, 1954. Original program for the rarely-seen 1954 film, "Giovanni d'Arco al rogo" (here titled "Jeanne au bucher," or "Joan of Arc"). In a rather bold film...
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Price: $1,450.00
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Vivre sa vie
Paris: Les Fils de la Pléiade, 1962. Vintage oversize black-and-white borderless single weight still press photograph, shot on location during the filming of the 1962 French film, featuring Anna Karina...
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Price: $1,650.00
Les parapluies de Cherbourg [The Umbrellas of Cherbourg]
1964. Original French affiche poster for the 1964 French musical, "Les parapluies de Cherbourg," directed by Jacques Demy and starring Catherine Deneuve. The version of the poster issued just after...
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Price: $2,500.00
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A View from the Bridge [From Under the Sea]
New York: Kermit Bloomgarden, 1955. Draft script for the 1955 stage play, "A View from the Bridge," here under its working title "From Under the Sea," by Arthur Miller. Brief...
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Price: $1,850.00
The Hitler Gang
Los Angeles, CA: Paramount Pictures, 1943. Presentation script and accompanying 91-page volume of storyboards for the 1944 film. Copy belonging to associate producer Joe Sistrom, with his name stamped in...
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Price: $2,250.00
The Mind Reader: A Mystery
New York: Macaulay, 1929. First Edition. Publisher's black cloth with titles and front board illustration in yellow. In the rare dust jacket. The second of three crime novels by this noted...
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Price: $1,750.00
An Archive of an interview with Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, and related letters
N.p. N.p. Circa 1981-1982. An archive of two typed letters signed and one typed interview response from Patricia Highsmith to Eleanor Sullivan at Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine. The interview response...
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Price: $4,500.00
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Car
N.p. 1979. A first draft of an unproduced screenplay for "Car" by Terry Southern, based on the novel by Harry Crews. Near Fine in original red binding with a clear...
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Price: $1,500.00
The Naked and the Dead
New York: Rinehart, 1948. First Edition. Card SIGNED by Mailer laid in. A very attractive copy of the author's fragile first book, a stunning debut which ranks among the best...
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Price: $1,850.00
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MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR AND THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
New York: Carlson Publishing, 1989. 18 volumes, all First Editions. The most comprehensive resource on Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement imaginable, containing over 150 pieces in 18 volumes...
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Price: $2,500.00
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Patton
Los Angeles, CA: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1968. Third Revised Screenplay for the 1970 film. An important early effort for screenwriter Francis Ford Coppola, who would go on a few years later...
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Price: $1,250.00
The D.A. Goes to Trial
New York: William Morrow, 1940. First Edition. Warmly INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper: "To Noni / Who wrote the damn thing leaving me only with the job...
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Price: $1,850.00
Over My Dead Body
New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1940. First Edition. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Slight lean, very light soil to the book, single lending library stamp at the...
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Price: $1,850.00
L'etoile de Valencia
Munich / Paris: UFA / L'Alliance Cinematographique Europeenne, 1933. Two vintage black-and-white single weight still photographs from the original French release of the 1933 film. With the UFA logo at...
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Price: $1,650.00
The Doomsters
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1958. First Edition. Near Fine in a Near Fine, price-clipped dust jacket. An exceptionally nice copy. Jacket shows minute rubbing and two tiny closed tears...
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Price: $1,500.00
The Philadelphia Story
New York: Coward-McCann, 1939. First Edition. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Simply a stunning copy of a book that, in our experience, always turns up well worn...when it...
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Price: $8,000.00
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A Woman Under the Influence
Beverly Hills, CA: Faces, 1974. Original one-sheet poster for the 1974 film. One of four variants issued by Cassavetes' production company Faces, Inc., this variant picturing Gena Rowland's shadowed countenance. Along...
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Price: $2,500.00
The Paradine Case
Los Angeles: Selznick International Pictures / Vanguard Films, 1934-1948. An archive of 7 scripts, including rough drafts, screenplays, post-production scripts and support documentation for the 1947 film, "The Paradine Case,"...
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Price: $5,500.00
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
Today is Tonight
circa mid-1930's. Original manuscript for the novel "Today is Tonight," written by actress Jean Harlow. Copy belonging to Harlow's close friend and the agent responsible for her discovery in Hollywood...
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Price: $1,850.00
Knots and Crosses
London: The Bodley Head, 1987. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page: "To Duke / Cheers! / Ian Rankin" along with his trademark knots-and-crosses drawing. Fine and...
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Price: $2,750.00
Fritz Lang and Karl Freund on the set of "Metropolis"
N.p. N.p. Circa 1925-1926. Vintage double weight borderless photograph from the 1927 film. A candid, on-the-set photograph of director Fritz Lang, cinematographer Karl Freund, and others working on an on...
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Price: $6,750.00
Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Burbank: Warner Brothers, 1941. Original pressbook for the 1941 film, "Treasure of the Sierra Madre," directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart and Walter Huston. Very Good plus condition...
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Price: $1,500.00
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Andy Warhol's Index [Book]
New York: Random House, 1967. Quarto. First Edition. photo illustrated silver wrappers, with various tipped- and bound-in materials. Unpaginated (72 pp.), black-and-white illustrations throughout. Very Good or better condition, lacking...
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Price: $1,500.00
Tibetan Mandalas: The Ngor Collection
Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1983. First Edition. Square elephant folio 51 x 51 cm. Two volumes, each in a full-cloth slipcase. One of 300 sets issued. Fine condition. First volume consists of...
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Price: $9,500.00
The Smashing Bird I Used to Know
London: Lucinda Films / Titan InternationalProductions / American International Pictures (API), 1968. Second draft script for the 1969 British exploitation film, "The Smashing Bird I Used to Know," directed by...
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Price: $1,750.00
Thoroughly Modern Millie
Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1966. Revised Final Script for the 1967 film musical, "Thoroughly Modern Millie," directed by George Roy Hill, written for the screen by Richard Morris, and...
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Price: $2,750.00
Diana Rigg in fashion promo shot for The Avengers
N.p. N.p. Circa 1965. Vintage single weight black and white fashion photograph of Diana Rigg as Emma Peel, the iconic female character in the classic British television series, "The Avengers."...
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Price: $1,275.00
Topper: An Improbable Adventure
New York: Robert M McBride, 1926. First Edition. Basis for the classic 1937 screwball comedy, written for the screen by Eric Hatch (among others) and starring Cary Grant and Constance...
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Price: $7,500.00
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Notes toward a Supreme Fiction
Cummington, MA: The Cummington Press, 1942. First Edition. One of 80 copies (of which this Roman numeral LXX) SIGNED by the author. Near Fine in a Near Fine example of...
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Price: $12,500.00
Letter to William Burroughs from Terry Southern
N.p. N.p. 1969. Single page, carbon typescript (the original letter presumably sent to Burroughs, this copy from Southern's estate), single spaced, with several typeovers. A friendly, sassy letter to Burroughs...
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Price: $2,750.00
La Planete des Singes [The Planet of the Apes]
Paris: Le Cercle du nouveau livre, 1963. First French Edition (and correct first), limited and numbered edition. Published in the US in 1963 (Planet of the Apes) then in the...
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Price: $1,250.00
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