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Spione [Spies, The Spy]
London: Fritz Lang Film / UFA / W and F, 1928. Original UK program for the 1928 German film, "Spione," released in the US as "Spies." Lang's follow up to...
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Price: $1,850.00
Original photographic title card from "Spartacus," designed by Saul Bass
Los Angeles, CA: Saul Bass and Associates, 1960. Original glossy photographic title card for plate No. 3 in the title sequence from Stanley Kubrick's 1960 film, "Spartacus." This plate was...
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Price: $12,500.00
Speaking-Picture-Book
New York: F.A.O. Schwarz, n.d., circa 1940. Hardcover. A short picture book with red wooden balls on strings that, when pulled, make approximations of farm animal noises. An attractive copy...
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Price: $1,250.00
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
The Passion of Josef D.
New York: Arthur Cantor and E.E. Fogelson, 1963. Draft script for the 1964 Broadway play. INSCRIBED by Chayefsky to the play's producer, Kip Cohen on the title page in the...
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Price: $1,250.00
The Heart of the Antarctic; Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1909. Quarto, two volumes. First American Edition. Originally published as a limited edition in London the same year. Publisher's blue cloth, titles, designs and rule in...
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Price: $1,500.00
The President Vanishes
New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1934. First Edition. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket, lightly worn at the top of the spine and is toned at the spine and...
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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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Price: $2,500.00
Self-Portrait: Ceaselessly into the Past
Santa Barbra, CA: Capra Press, 1981. First Edition. One of 26 lettered copies (this being Letter "J") SIGNED by author Ross Macdonald and Eudora Welty, who contributes the introduction, as...
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Price: $1,500.00
Way of a Gaucho
Los Angeles, CA: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1951. Final script for the 1952 film. Based on Herbert Childs's 1948 debut novel of the same name. Copy belonging to well-known cinematographer Leon Shamroy...
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Price: $1,850.00
The SX-70 Experience [12 Instant Images]
Cambridge, MA: Polaroid Corporation, [1975]. Folio. First Edition. One 950 copies with facsimile signatures by each photographer on their photo (1000 copies were printed; the remaining 50 copies were signed...
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Price: $1,500.00
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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
Mon Oncle
Gaumont, 1958. Original French program for the 1958 Jacques Tati film, "Mon Oncle," the director's second of four films featuring the inimitable "Monsieur Hulot." In this chapter, Hulot strays from...
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Price: $1,850.00
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Celle Qui N'Etait Plus [Diabolique]
Paris: Denoel, 1952. First French Edition (and correct first), SIGNED by both Boileau and Narcejac, and rare thus. Also, this a French review copy, with the necessary PRESSE punch-stamp present...
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Price: $2,500.00
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The Case of the Howling Dog
New York: William Morrow, 1934. First Edition. Warmly INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper: "To Noni / With best from the boss / Erle Stanley Gardner." According to...
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Price: $3,250.00
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 Scarlet Ruse
New York: J.B. Lippincott and Thomas Y. Crowell, 1980. First American hardcover edition. Very nicely INSCRIBED by MacDonald in the year of publication on the front endpaper: "For Louise and...
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Price: $1,850.00
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
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
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
Fer-de-lance
New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1934. First Edition. Near Fine in a Near Fine example of the rare dust jacket with the Farrar and Rinehart circular "recommendation" sticker on the...
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Price: $25,000.00
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: $2,000.00
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Escape from Five Shadows
London: Robert Hale, 1957. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Very Good plus in a Very Good or better dust jacket. Faint ring stain on the...
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Price: $5,500.00
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Get Carter [Bent]
London: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], circa1970. Early Draft script for the 1971 British film. A rare early draft screenplay from the greatest British hardboiled crime drama of the 1970s, a turning point...
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Price: $2,500.00
Manuscript lyrics for "Face of Despair" and "Cold in the Glass" by Johnny Cash, recorded for the 1970 film, "I Walk the Line"
N.p. N.p. Circa 1970. Original pair of manuscript lyrics by Johnny Cash, written for the 1970 John Frankenheimer film, "I Walk the Line," starring Gregory Peck and Tuesday Weld. The...
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Price: $8,500.00
The Natural
London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1963. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First Edition. As with the first edition, this proof contains an afterword by Malamud and a 10-page glossary of baseball terms...
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Price: $2,500.00
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
Dangerous Visions
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1967. First Edition. INSCRIBED by editor and contributor Harlan Ellison on the title page: " For Russ Vozles / Harlan Ellison / 13 Oct 79."...
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Price: $3,750.00
Nick's Trip
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper in the year of publication: "For -- --: I hope you enjoy this one...
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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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Price: $3,250.00
The Broken Vase
New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1941. First Edition. Fine in an exceptionally bright, Near Fine dust jacket. A spectacular copy of the third Tecumseh Fox mystery, notorious for turning up...
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Price: $2,000.00
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: $2,500.00
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Les aventures d' Antoine Doinel [The Adventures of Antoine Doinel]
Paris: Mercure de France, 1970. First French Edition, preceding all others. Warmly INSCRIBED by Truffaut to French cinema historian and writer Maurice Bessy on the half-title page. Bessy is best...
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Price: $1,750.00
The Mansion
New York: Random House, 1959. First Edition. One of 500 copies (this being No. 204) SIGNED by the author. The final volume of the Snopes Trilogy. Near Fine, with some...
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Price: $1,750.00
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
Interview with the Vampire
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. First Edition. INSCRIBED and DATED in the year of publication by the author to photographer Jim Marshall on the front endpaper: "For Jim Marshall...
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Price: $2,500.00
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Invitation to the Wedding of Madonna and Sean Penn, 1985
N.p. N.p. 1985. Invitation to the August 16, 1985 wedding of Madonna and Sean Penn. Copy belonging to independent filmmaker Trent Harris. Invitation with original matching mailing envelope, both on...
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Price: $4,000.00
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All My Sons
Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1947. First Draft script for the 1948 film noir, based on the 1947 play by Arthur Miller. The carbon typescript copy from which the mimeographed...
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Price: $2,000.00
Seed on the Wind
New York: Vanguard Press, 1930. First Edition. Fine copy, with no soiling to the fragile yellow cloth and the top edge still richly colored. In the rare dust jacket, Near...
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Price: $6,000.00
Screenplay for The Thin Man Sequel [After the Thin Man]
Culver City, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1935. Dashiell Hammett's original submitted treatment for the first sequel to "The Thin Man," here titled "Thin Man Sequel," and ultimately titled "After the Thin...
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Price: $30,000.00
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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Price: $1,250.00
Travels with Charley
New York: Viking Press, 1962. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First Edition. A rare Steinbeck item, the first appearance of this novel in print. Tipped in mimeograph leaf at the bottom...
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Price: $7,500.00
Arthur Penn, Warren Beatty, and Faye Dunaway on the set of "Bonnie and Clyde"
N.p. N.p. 1966. Original oversize, double weight, borderless photograph of director Arthur Penn and actors Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway on location in rural Texas during the shooting of "Bonnie...
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Price: $2,500.00
Archive of ephemera from four key European films concerning lesbianism, 1958-1977
Various cities: Various Publishers, 1958-1977. Substantial archive of 43 pieces of ephemera relating to four European films (one German, one Italian, and two French) addressing lesbianism, made between 1958 and...
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Price: $2,500.00
William Klein: Photographe Etc.
Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou / Herscher, 1983. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Klein to Ira Lowe on the half-title page: "to Ira, / a little catalog not made, heureusement in USA...
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Price: $2,750.00
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
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
The Pastures of Heaven
New York: Brewer, Warren, and Putnam, 1932. First Edition, first issue in a second issue dust jacket. INSCRIBED by Steinbeck on the front endpaper: "For Keith Baker / John Steinbeck...
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Price: $32,500.00
An archive of 6 autograph letters signed to book illustrator and friend Don Freeman, 1956-1957, and academic Frank Stirling
N.p. N.p. 1956-1957. An archive of 6 autograph letters signed by Kenneth Millar (a.k.a. Ross Macdonald), 4 to book illustrator, longtime friend, and Santa Barbara neighbor Don Freeman, and 2...
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Price: $6,500.00
Archive of posters documenting the career of gay documentary filmmaker and activist Rosa von Praunheim, 1970-2002
Various cities: Various Publishers, 1970-2002. A substantial collection of 25 posters and other ephemera representing 17 different films by prolific gay activist and filmmaker Rosa von Praunheim. The collection spans...
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Price: $3,750.00
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
Seven Keys to Baldpate
New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1913. First Edition. SIGNED by Biggers on the front endpaper. Near Fine lacking dust jacket. Gilt intact on front board and spine, tissue guard frontis intact. Neat...
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Price: $1,500.00
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Dreyer
Paris: Classiques du Cinema no. 10 / Editions Universitaires, 1962. Later printing, trade softcover. INSCRIBED by Carl Theodor Dreyer, in a slightly shaky hand, on the title page: "To Pierre...
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Price: $2,000.00
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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Price: $2,250.00
Howard's End
London: Edward Arnold, 1936. Later printing. SIGNED by E.M. Forster on the title page. Additionally INSCRIBED by W.H. Auden on the front endpaper: "To Bill and Phil / with best...
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Price: $13,500.00
A Coffin for Dimitrios
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939. First American Edition. Near Fine in a Very Good plus, price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket shows only a few small chips and tiny closed tears...
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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 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
Lady and the Monster / The Day the Earth Caught Fire
Los Angeles / London: Republic Pictures / Pax Films / Universal Pictures, 1943, 1961. Forrest J. Ackerman's copy of scripts from two key science fiction films, bound together (including original...
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Price: $7,500.00
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
The Case of the Rolling Bones
New York: William Morrow, 1939. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Gardner to one of his secretaries: “To Noni, Who wrote it—from the guy who only had to talk it. Yours, Erle...
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Price: $3,000.00
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
Harold and Maude
1980. Draft script for the 1980 play, "Harold and Maude," adapted by Colin Higgins from his 1971 novel and screenplay. Actress Ruth Ford's copy, effusively inscribed to her on the...
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Price: $2,250.00
Some Buried Caesar
New York: Viking Press, 1939. First Edition. Binding very slightly cocked, else Near Fine in a bright, Very Good dust jacket. Jacket has small chips and some shallow creasing at...
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Price: $2,750.00
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