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Metropolis
Berlin: UFA / Paraufamet, 1927. Original German advertising herald for the legendary 1927 film, based on Thea von Harbou's 1926 novel. A beautiful example of a rare piece of ephemera...
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Price: $7,250.00
Tarzan and His Mate
Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1933. Two revisions of the script, and one master archive of crew notes for the 1934 film, dating November 1932, March 1933, and July 1933...
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Price: $3,500.00
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: $1,850.00
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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom [Indiana Jones and the Temple of Death]
Los Angeles, CA: Paramount Pictures, 1983. Revised script for the 1983 film. Working screenplay, with red rubber stamp watermark INDY 2 MAR22 00059 on the recto of each leaf. Mechanically...
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Price: $5,500.00
The Writing on the Walls [Off the Wall]
N.p. N.p. Circa 1979. Charles Willeford's original, heavily hand-corrected submission to his one-time publisher, Pegasus Rex, for "The Writing on the Walls," eventually re-titled "Off the Wall." Willeford's name, address...
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Price: $13,500.00
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
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 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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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
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
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
God's Little Acre
New York: The Viking Press, 1933. First Edition. Near Fine in a sharp, Near Fine dust jacket. Some discoloration to the orange topstain; jacket has the lightest rubbing, and a....
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Price: $3,750.00
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A Bell for Adano
Los Angeles, CA: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1944. First Draft Continuity script (pre-production) for the 1945 film. Adapted from the 1944 novel by John Hersey, based on the experiences of military governor...
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Price: $1,250.00
Song of the Thin Man
Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1946. Completed script for the 1947 film. Copy belonging to Marie Windsor, who played "Helen Amboy" in the film, with her ownership name in holograph...
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Price: $2,250.00
Flowers for Algernon
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and World, 1966. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Cliff Robertson, who portrayed the title character in the 1968 film adaptation of Keyes' novel, "Charly." Fine in a....
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Price: $6,500.00
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Orson Welles: Le Magnifique
Paris: Editions Pierre Horay, 1957. Later printing, trade softcover. INSCRIBED by Orson Welles on the page following the title page: "Pour Pierre Goulliard / Orson Welles." French trade softcover edition...
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Price: $1,750.00
Elena et les Hommes [Paris Does Strange Things]
Franco London Films, 1956. Original French program for the 1956 film, "Elena et les Hommes," the third of a trilogy of films directed by Jean Renoir (the others being "The...
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Price: $1,750.00
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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
I Should Have Stayed Home
London: Arthur Barker, 1938. First UK Edition. The UK edition of the author's third book (published the same year as the American) is one of the most difficult to find...
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Price: $1,250.00
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Napoleon
Rome: Cité Films, 1927. Original French program for Abel Gance's epic 1927 film, produced for the world premiere at the Garneier Opera House in Paris. Perhaps film history's grandest epic...
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Price: $2,250.00
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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
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
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
Nightmare Alley
New York: Rinehart, 1946. First Edition. Publisher's colophon on the copyright page. Gresham's first book, a dispassionate descent into the carny world, based largely on the author's own experiences and...
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Price: $1,500.00
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
Johnny Got His Gun
Los Angeles, CA: World Entertainment / Robert Rich Productions, 1970. Final Draft Script for the 1971 film, "Johnny Got His Gun," directed and written for the screen by Dalton Trumbo...
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Price: $3,500.00
Mignon
London: Robert Hale. Original artwork study for the dust jacket front panel and spine panel of the UK edition of James M. Cain's "Mignon," published by Robert Hale in 1963...
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Price: $1,500.00
Hotel Imperial
Budapest: Singer és Wolfner Irodalmi Intézet, 1927. First Hungarian Edition. Screenplay for the 1927 silent film, a photoplay edition with a photographic image of the film's star, Pola Negri, on...
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Price: $1,500.00
The Man Among The Seals
Iowa City: The Stonewall Press, 1969. First Edition. One of 260 copies in brown cloth with paper spine labels and no jacket as issued. Association copy, INSCRIBED by the author...
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Price: $1,250.00
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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
The Professor at the Breakfast-table; with The Story of Iris
London: Sampson Low, 1860. Octavo. First Edition. first printing. Very Good plus in a 19th century embroidered silk binding. Floral design on the front board and spine with the title...
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Price: $1,500.00
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Lady in the Lake
Burbank, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1947. Complete set of eight lobby cards for the 1947 film. Based on the Raymond Chandler's 1943 novel, his fourth book and the fourth Philip Marlowe...
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Price: $2,250.00
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 Cold War Swap
First Edition. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket with light wear at spine ends and one corner, and mild sunning to the spine. The author’s first novel, a classic...
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Price: $1,000.00
Soft Touch
London: Robert Hale, 1960. First UK Edition and first edition in hardcover. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Slight lean to book with foxing to the endpapers...
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Price: $2,000.00
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For the Sake of the Song
San Antonio, TX: Wings Press, 1977. First Edition. One of 500 numbered copies (this being No. 482) SIGNED by Townes Van Zandt on the title page. Laid in to this...
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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
Let's Go Playmates
N.p. N.p. ca. 1977. Original manuscript by Joey Ramone for an unrecorded Ramones song, "Let's Go Playmates," executed by the punk legend in holograph pencil on both the recto and...
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Price: $6,500.00
Pepe le Moko
Paris, FR: Robert and Raymond Hakim / Paris Film, circa 1936. Draft script for the 1937 French film. An English-language version of the text issued by the Hakim brothers for...
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Price: $1,500.00
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
Early Millar: The First Stories of Ross Macdonald and Margaret Millar
Santa Barbara, CA: Cordelia Editions, 1982. First Edition. One of 15 roman-numbered copies issued (this being No. III), SIGNED by both Kenneth Millar and Margaret Millar. Brief owner notation on...
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Price: $1,750.00
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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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
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
Gone WIth the Wind
New York: Selznick International, 1939. Partial Shooting script (as issued) for the 1939 film. This an early draft of the shooting script belonging to Ann Rutherford, who portrayed Scarlett O"Hara's...
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Price: $12,500.00
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
Jack Smith Film Poster Archive 1963-1968
New York: N.p. 1963-1968. Archive of three original posters for works by Jack Smith, advertising screenings of two of his three feature films, "Flaming Creatures" (1963) and "No President" (1967)...
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Price: $6,750.00
The Case of the Baited Hook
New York: William Morrow, 1940. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Gardner to one of his secretaries: “To Noni, Who wrote it, from Erle Stanley Gardner, who had to think it up.” A...
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Price: $3,000.00
The D.A. Holds a Candle
New York: William Morrow, 1938. First Edition. Warmly INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper: "To Noni / Who wrote the stuff word by word from the 'Boss' /...
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Price: $2,250.00
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
Die Filme von Volker Schlöndorff
Hildesheim, Germany: Olms Presse, 1981. First Edition, a trade softcover original. INSCRIBED by Volker Schlondorff on the title page: "Pour Pierre Goulliard / Volker Schlondorff / 1 juillet 83." An all-inclusive...
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Price: $1,250.00
Miller's Crossing Costume Reference Photographs Archive
Los Angeles, CA: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1990. An impressive, extensive archive of costume design materials used during the making of the 1990 film "Miller's Crossing," directed by Joel and Ethan Coen...
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Price: $16,000.00
Salem [Schule Schloss Salem]
Salem, Germany: The Salem School, 1930. First Edition. Publisher’s half vellum with decorative gold string over textured handmade paper. An album produced in a small limited edition, targeting American supporters...
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Price: $6,750.00
Modern World: The Jam, 13 June, 1977
Brighton, UK: The Rock Music Photographs of Ian Dickson, 2006. First Edition. Number 5 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
A Streetcar Named Desire
New York: New Directions, 1949. Later printing. SIGNED by members of both the original Broadway premiere, as well as their replacements and members of the touring company, including Marlon Brando...
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Price: $4,500.00
Second New York Film Festival
New York: Lincoln Center / List Art Poster and Print Program, 1964. Original lithograph designed by Saul Bass for the Second New York Film Festival, held at Lincoln Center on...
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Price: $6,500.00
The Torrents of Spring: A Romantic Novel in Honor of the Passing of a Great Race
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First Edition. One of 1250 copies issued. Near Fine in a Very Good, professionally restored dust jacket. Jacket is moderately toned at the spine...
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Price: $4,500.00
The Desk Set
Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1957. Final Shooting script for the 1957 film. Master copy, with numerous paste-ups and holograph pencil corrections throughout, with stock varying from onionskin to eye-rest green...
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Price: $1,500.00
The American Mercury, Vol. I No. 2, February 1924
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1924. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Eugene O'Neill at his contribution: "For Bob Gish - / Cheers! / Eugene O'Neill." The second issue of Mencken's redoubtable...
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Price: $1,500.00
The Thing
Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1981. Second draft screenplay for the 1982 film. Based on John W. Campbell's 1938 novella "Who Goes There?" Working copy belonging to uncredited crew member...
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Price: $1,250.00
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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John Cage
New York: Praeger, 1970. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Cage in 1971 to Ellsworth Snyder: "for Ellsworth Snyder, / with admiration and friendship / John Cage, Madison '71." Ellsworth Snyder and...
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Price: $5,000.00
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Revolutionary Road
Boston and New York: Atlantic / Little, Brown, 1961. First Edition. An advance review copy, issued with a different jacket than the trade edition, featuring lavish praise from the publisher...
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Price: $1,850.00
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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
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