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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
Candy
Paris: Olympia Press No. 64, 1958. First Edition. Publisher’s green-and-white perfect-bound wrappers. First issue, with no date stamp over the original price of “Francs: 1200” on the rear wrapper. With the...
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Price: $5,500.00
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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Price: $1,250.00
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The New York Trilogy: City of Glass, Ghosts, and The Locked Room
New York: Sun and Moon Press, 1986. Three volumes, all First Edition. City of Glass is in a first issue jacket, with no publisher's device on the jacket spine panel...
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Price: $2,500.00
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The Wild Bunch
Burbank: Warner Brothers, 1969. Original American one sheet film poster for Sam Peckinpah's classic 1969 revisionist western, "The Wild Bunch." Generally considered to be Peckinpah's masterpiece, and certainly the film...
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Price: $1,350.00
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One Fearful Yellow Eye
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1977. First Edition in hardcover. SIGNED by the author on the half title page. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Just a touch of foxing...
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Price: $2,000.00
Calling Dr. Death
Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1943. Draft script for the 1943 film. Copy belonging to associate producer Ben Pivar, with his ownership name in holograph pencil on the front wrapper...
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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 Woman on Pier 13 [I Married a Communist]
RKO Radio Pictures, 1950. American one sheet film poster for the classic 1950 film noir "The Woman on Pier 13," directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Laraine Day, Robert Ryan...
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Scarface
Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1983. Original Press Kit for the seminal 1983 crime film, "Scarface," directed by Brian DePalma, written for the screen by Oliver Stone, and starring Al...
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Price: $1,500.00
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Audrey Totter candid shot from Lady in the Lake
Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1946. Vintage sepia single weight still photographs from the US release of the 1947 film noir. With a mimeograph snipe printed directly onto the verso...
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Price: $1,500.00
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
The Story of Dr. Wassell
N.p. N.p. 1942-1944. Archive of research material for James Hilton's novel, "The Story of Dr. Wassell," along with a ribbon copy typescript, carbon typescript, and mimeograph typescript (with infrequent holograph...
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Price: $12,500.00
The Sixth Sense
Burbank, CA: Buena Vista Pictures, 1998. An archive of four scripts for the 1999 film, including a shooting script and three sets of colored revisions, with the studio's production number...
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Price: $1,850.00
Lay Down My Sword and Shield
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1971. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author. REVIEW COPY with a publisher’s slip and promotional letter laid in. Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket...
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Price: $2,000.00
Post Office
Los Angeles, CA: Playboy Productions / New Visions, circa 1977. Original screenplay for an unproduced film by novelist Don Carpenter, based on the 1971 novel by Charles Bukowski. SIGNED by...
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Price: $1,250.00
Original poem, 1975
N.p. N.p. 1975. A lengthy original poem written by Captain Beefheart on the back of a concert poster, signed "Don Van Vliet '75," with a drawing of a cartoon foot...
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Price: $9,500.00
Gravity's Rainbow
New York: The Viking Press, 1973. First Edition. Near Fine and unread in a Near Fine dust jacket. None of the usual fading to the cloth is present, topstain bright...
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Price: $2,500.00
JR
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975. First Edition. Warmly INSCRIBED by Gaddis in 1984 to Harper's Magazine and Saturday Review literary critic John Aldridge: "To John Aldridge / with great...
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Price: $1,750.00
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La Conversation
USA: Woodstock Editions, 2000. First Edition. One of 200 numbered suites of 14 three-color prints, each print SIGNED by Hans Gissinger. These prints are from Gissinger's monograph, published simultaneously in...
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Price: $1,500.00
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La Roue
Paris: Films Abel Gance, 1923. Original program for the legendary 1923 French silent film, made on the heels of his success with "J'accuse!" (1919) and just prior to "Napoléon" (1927)...
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Price: $2,000.00
Miss Zilphia Grant
Dallas: The Book Club of Texas, 1932. First Edition, one of 300 copies (this being No.85). The first publication of this short story. Very Good plus lacking the rare tissue paper...
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Price: $1,250.00
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: $2,200.00
Interview with the Vampire
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. First Edition. INSCRIBED to Richard Lupoff on the front endpaper in the year of publication: "For Dick Lupoff / Best of luck to a....
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Price: $1,650.00
The Dainty Monsters
Toronto: Coach House, 1967. First Canadian Edition (and correct first). Nicely INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper, in the first year after the book's publication: "For David and...
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Price: $1,250.00
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If I Die in a Combat Zone
New York: Delacorte, 1973. First Edition. Near Fine in a Near Fine, price-clipped dust jacket. Light fading to the baord edges. Jacket in lightly toned, with a shallow diagonal crease...
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Price: $1,100.00
Allan Dwan: The Last Pioneer
New York: Praeger, 1971. First Edition. SIGNED by both Allan Dwan and Peter Bogdanovich on the title page. Director and film historian Bogdanovich's loving essay on the overlooked genius of...
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Price: $1,500.00
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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
Kiss of Death
Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1947. Original pressbook for the seminal 1947 film noir, "Kiss of Death," based on the novel by Eleazar Lipsky, directed by Henry Hathaway, written for the...
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Price: $1,750.00
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Pork
New York: N.p. circa 1971. Original script for the US premiere of the 1971 play. Working copy belonging to the play's musical director, Fred "Fritzy" Hughes, with profuse annotations by...
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Price: $18,500.00
Salami
USA: Woodstock Editions, 2001. First Edition. One of 200 numbered suites of 15 six-color offset prints, each print SIGNED by Hans Gissinger. These are from Gissinger's monograph, published simultaneously by...
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Price: $1,500.00
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The Thomas Berryman Number
Boston: Little, Brown, 1976. First Edition of the author’s superb first novel, winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Award. Fine in a Fine dust jacket.
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Price: $1,750.00
Federico Fellini on the set of "Nights of Cabiria," "La Dolca Vita," and "Satyricon"
Various cities: Various studios, 1967-1970. Three single weight borderless photographs of director Federico Fellini. In chronological order: the first, rubber stamped on the verso with the name of photographer Georg...
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Price: $2,200.00
Corrected manuscript and galleys for a 1964 interview for Playboy Magazine
N.p. N.p. 1964. An archive including a final draft typescript and two sets of galleys (one mimeographed, the second mechanically produced in long format), and various filed ephemera (payment receipts...
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Price: $4,500.00
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Entree des artistes [The Curtain Rises]
Paris: Regina/Kassler, 1938. Original screenplay for the 1938 French drama, "Entree des artistes" [The Curtain Rises], one of the best-loved Louis Jouvet dramas of the 1930s, wherein Jouvet played exactly...
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Price: $1,850.00
Don Van Vliet's reflection in taxi mirror
N.p. N.p. 1982. Black marker on drawing paper. Inscribed to Gary Lucas' parents at the top left corner: "Murry and Adele Brunch / The Best / Don." Also signed at...
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Price: $15,000.00
Hitchcock/Truffaut
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1967. Second printing. INSCRIBED by Francois Truffaut to noted Hollywood producer Robert Blumofe on the half title page: "Pour Robert Blumofe / Bien cordialament /...
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Price: $1,850.00
The Case of the Empty Tin
New York: William Morrow, 1941. First Edition. Fine in a bright, unrubbed dust jacket, lightly chipped at top of spine and corners.
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Price: $1,750.00
Cannery Row
New York: Viking Press, 1945. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First Edition. Copy belonging to noted designer Isabel Roberts, with her name in holograph pencil on the first leaf. Roberts was...
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Price: $9,500.00
Too Many Cooks
New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1938. First Edition. Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. Jacket has a slightly faded spine, and some light chipping along the top and...
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Price: $5,500.00
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Federico Fellini and Magali Noël on the set of "Amarcord"
N.p. N.p. 1973. Vintage double weight silver gelatin still photograph of Federico Fellini and actress Magali Noël on the set of "Amarcord," taken by photographer Patrick Morin. With Morin's stamp...
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Price: $1,500.00
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
Abbott and Costello Go to Mars
Universal City, CA: Universal International, 1951. Screenwriter D.D. Beauchamp's handwritten manuscript treatment for the 1953 Universal film comedy, "Abbott and Costello Go to Mars." Present in its entirety is Beachamp's...
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Price: $3,750.00
El General en su Laberinto
Madrid: Ediciones del Equilibrista, 1989. First Edition. One of 1000 copies of the Turner Edition (this being No. 396) issued for distribution in Spain and SIGNED by Garcia Marquez. Fine...
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Price: $1,450.00
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Le diable probablement [The Devil Probably]
Paris and London: Sunchild Productions / Gaumont, 1977. Original French theatrical poster for the 1977 film, "Le diable probablement" [“The Devil, Probably”], written and directed by Robert Bresson. In this...
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Price: $1,250.00
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Original Poster for a 1968 Performance by Cream at The Fillmore West and Winterland
Los Angeles: Bill Graham No. BG-110-OP-1, 1968. First printing single poster for separate March 7 and March 8-10 performances by Cream at Bill Graham's Fillmore West and Winterland, respectively, in...
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Price: $2,000.00
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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
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
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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
All the President's Men
Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1974. First Draft script for the 1976 film. The earliest revision we have encountered by some margin, preceding the release of the film by nearly two...
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Price: $1,850.00
The Little Prince
New York: Reynal and Hitchcock, 1943. First Edition. One of 525 numbered copies (this being No. 266) SIGNED by the author. Very Good in publisher's rust orange cloth, with light...
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Price: $12,500.00
Collected Stories
New York: Harper and Row, 1984. First Edition. SIGNED and dated in the year of publication by the author on the title page, with an accompanying sketch of a bird...
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Price: $1,750.00
The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram," 1910-1912
Toronto: Bell and Cockburn, 1912. Octavo, two volumes. First Canadian Edition, first printing. Published the same year as the English first (and correct first) edition. Publisher's maroon cloth, gilt titles...
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Price: $2,750.00
Night of the Hunter
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1953. Early printing. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper: "For Jim / My most famous tale, though not necessarily my best one. In...
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Price: $2,500.00
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Dennis Hopper in Front of Warhol Skull silkscreen, 1977
N.p. N.p. 1977. Vintage color photograph of Dennis Hopper standing front of a Warhol skull lithograph at The Factory in 1977. Photographed by Ronnie Cutrone. A seminal photograph from many perspectives...
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Price: $4,500.00
Murder Up My Sleeve
New York: William Morrow, 1937. First Canadian Edition. Fine in a bright, price-clipped dust jacket, unrubbed but lightly worn at spine ends and with three small chips on back panel...
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Price: $2,000.00
I Capture the Castle
London: William Heinemann, 1949. First Edition. The author's first book, notoriously scarce in jacket, basis for the elegant 2003 British film. Ms. Smith went on the write "The Story of...
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Price: $3,500.00
Sixth New York Film Festival
New York: Lincoln Center / List Art Poster and Print Program, 1968. Original serigraph designed by artist Henry Pearson for the Sixth New York Film Festival, held at Lincoln Center...
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Double Star
Garden City: Doubleday, 1956. First Edition. A bright copy of the author's cheaply manufactured first Hugo Award-winning novel, generally considered the best novel he wrote in the 1950s. Extremely scarce...
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Price: $4,500.00
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Billy Wilder, Charles Laughton, and Ian Wolfe on the set of "Witness for the Prosecution"
Los Angeles, CA: United Artists, 1957. Vintage oversize double weight matte photograph of director Billy Wilder with British actors Charles Laughton and Ian Wolfe on the set of Wilder's 1957...
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Price: $2,000.00
Sibling Love [Blue Movie]
N.p. N.p. circa 1979. Composite typescript by Terry Southern, with paste-ups, white-outs, holograph corrections, etc. 5 pages, complete and unpublished. An outline for a film version of Southern's novel, "Blue...
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Price: $1,850.00
Play It Again, Sam
Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures / APJAC Productions/Rollins-Joffe Productions, 1971. Revised script for the 1972 film. A comedy that is pretty difficult to overestimate: even though it was not directed by...
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Price: $1,875.00
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
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
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