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The Sheltering Sky
New York: New Directions, 1949. First American Edition. Author's first book, basis for the 1990 Bernardo Bertolucci film starring Debra Winger and John Malkovich. Fine and unread in a Near Fine...
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Price: $2,750.00
Night Must Fall
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), 1937. American three-sheet poster for the classic 1937 crime film, "Night Must Fall." Very Good condition, with a few tiny pinholes at the corners, some splitting at the...
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Price: $1,800.00
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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
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The Undying Monster
Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1942. Revised Final Script for the 1942 horror film, based on the 1936 novel by Jessie Douglas Kerruish. A well-crafted (and in some ways, superior) variation...
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Price: $1,850.00
Pull My Daisy
New York and London: Grove Press / Evergreen Books, 1959. First Edition, a trade softcover original (no hardcover equivalent issued), issued in conjunction with the release of the 1959 film...
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Price: $7,500.00
Luis Bunuel
Paris: CInema d'Aujourd'hui no. 4 / Editions Seghers, 1962. First Edition, a trade softcover original. SIGNED by director Luis Bunuel on the half title page. An early critical study of...
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Price: $1,500.00
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 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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Fifty-Two [52] Pickup
New York: Delacorte Press, 1974. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First Edition. Near Fine in tall plain mustard wrappers. SIGNED by Leonard at the bottom of the first leaf. Some brief...
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Price: $1,250.00
Masterpieces of Medical Photography
Altadena, CA: Twelvetrees Press, 1987. First Edition. Presentation copy, one of an undetermined number of copies stamped "BURNS ARCHIVE NO." on the verso of the title page (this copy hand-numbered...
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Price: $1,250.00
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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
Control
New York: The Weinstein Company, 2006. Revised draft script for the 2007 film. Copy belonging to actor Sam Riley, who played the role of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis...
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Price: $3,000.00
Anita Ekberg on the set of "La Dolce Vita"
Rome: Riama Film, 1960. Original double weight, borderless photograph from the set of the 1960 film. A delirious captured moment showing Ekberg among her paparazzi, a daytime moment in a....
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Price: $1,750.00
Unknown Man No. 89
New York: Delacorte Press, 1977. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First Edition. SIGNED by Leonard on the title page. Near Fine in tall plain blue wrappers, with a small stain at...
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Price: $1,450.00
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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Donovan's Brain
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1942. First Edition. Easily Near Fine in an especially fresh and colorful, Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket has a single tiny closed tear at the...
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Price: $1,250.00
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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
Three Notebooks of Sketches and Plans for Installations, with related material
N.p. Various dates, mostly circa 1961 - 1963. Three composition books. Small quartos. Modest wear, mostly Near Fine. Illustrated entirely by Ben Talbert, one of the most important artists in...
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Price: $65,000.00
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Archive of ephemera relating to the films of Derek Jarman 1976-1993
Various cities: Various studios, 1976-1993. Archive of posters and lobby cards from several countries, 23 pieces in all, representing seven examples from the work of the gay British avant-garde filmmaker...
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Price: $3,250.00
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: $1,500.00
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The Boy Who Made Dragonfly
New York: Harper and Row, 1972. First Edition. Nicely INSCRIBED by the author to fellow crime fiction author John Ball, on the front endpaper: "For Pat and John Ball /...
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Price: $1,750.00
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
Very Good, Jeeves
New York: Doubleday Doran, 1930. First Edition. A superb example of the fifth Jeeves title, collecting 11 short stories that originally appeared in "Liberty" and "Cosmopolitan" magazine in the US. Slightest...
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Price: $2,850.00
Confessions of a Man Insane Enough to Live with Beasts
Bensenville, IL: Open Skull Press, 1965. First Edition. One of about 500 copies published by Douglas Blazek's Open Skull Press, and the introduction of ÒHenry Chinaski," BukowskiÕs favorite anti-hero, to...
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Price: $12,500.00
Bound for Glory
Los Angeles: United Artists / The Bound for Glory Company, 1975. Revised script for the 1976 film, "Bound for Glory," directed by Hal Ashby, based on the autobiography of Woody...
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Price: $1,750.00
The Wicker Man
London: Pinewood Studios, 1973. Cutting and Continuity script for the 1973 film, "The Wicker Man," directed and written for the screen by Robin Hardy and starring Edward Woodward and Christopher...
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Price: $3,250.00
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
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
The Purchase Price
Burbank: Warner Brothers, 1932. American one sheet film poster for the 1932 film, "The Purchase Price," based on the novel, "The Mud Lark" by Arthur Stringer and starring Barbara Stanwyck...
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Price: $4,500.00
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The 39 Steps
London: Gaumont, 1935. Original UK Pressbook for the classic 1935 film, based on the 1915 novel by John Buchan. A rare and blazingly beautiful artifact from one of the foundational...
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Price: $9,750.00
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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
Slam the Big Door
London: Robert Hale, 1961. First UK Edition, and first edition in hardcover. SIGNED by the author on the front flyleaf. Fine in an exceptionally bright, Near Fine dust jacket. The...
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Price: $3,250.00
The Hound of the Baskervilles
London: George Newnes, 1902. First UK Edition in hardcover (and correct first). The best-known of the Sherlock Holmes novels, originally serialized in the Strand Magazine, this being the first edition...
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Price: $5,750.00
Go, Get 'Em!
Boston: The Page Company, 1918. First Edition. Laid is an autograph letter signed from Wellman to a friend, dated January 21, 1919. In the letter Wellman notes that "...I am...
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Price: $1,275.00
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The Devil and Miss Jones
Santa Monica: RKO Radio Pictures, 1940. Final script for the 1941 screwball comedy film. A key film in the American screwball comedy cycle, with proletarian elements deftly woven into a hilarious...
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Price: $3,850.00
Where There's a Will
New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1940. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. The usual slight fading to the jacket's red spine title, attractive owner bookplate on the front...
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Price: $6,500.00
White Christmas
Los Angeles, CA: Paramount Pictures, 1953. Final White script for the 1954 film. One of the great Christmas musicals, featuring Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye at the peak of their...
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Price: $2,500.00
Hotel Imperial
Budapest: Singer Žs Wolfner Irodalmi IntŽzet, 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
To a God Unknown
New York: Robert A. Ballou, 1933. First Edition. One of 598 copies printed. Near Fine and unread in a dust jacket that is Fine but for some light chipping at...
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Price: $6,000.00
Trash
New York: Filmfactory, 1970. Archive of three rare ephemeral pieces from the seminal film produced by Warhol and directed by Morrissey in 1970. Joe Dallesandro's fifth film with Morrissey, by this...
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Price: $3,000.00
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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Four photographs of Billy Wilder on the set: Sunset Blvd. (1950), The Seven-Year Itch (1955), Some Like It Hot (1959), Irma La Douce
Various cities: Various studios and photographers, 1950-1963. Collection of four vintage black-and-white single weight still photographs of director Billy Wilder, each photo from the set of a different film. Sunset Blvd...
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Price: $2,250.00
The Siege of Trencher's Farm
London: Secker and Warburg, 1969. First Edition. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper in 1974: "To Raymond, / Have a....
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Price: $1,250.00
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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
Putney Swope
Los Angeles, CA: Herald Productions, 1969. Original one sheet poster and press kit for the 1969 film. Robert Downey, Sr., one of the most irreverent and anarchic underground filmmakers of...
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Price: $1,750.00
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 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: $1,450.00
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Gorky Park
Los Angeles: Eagle Associates / Orion Pictures, 1983. Third Draft script (and Final Shooting script) for the 1983 film, "Gorky Park," based on the 1981 novel by Martin Cruz Smith...
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Price: $2,750.00
The Films in my Life
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1978. First American edition, and first edition in hardcover. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. INSCRIBED by Truffaut on the half-title page in...
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Price: $3,750.00
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William Burroughs and Anthony Balch at the Beat Hotel, circa 1962
N.p. N.p. circa 1962. Vintage double weight silver gelatin photograph, unpublished, from the photo session that would eventually be utilized for the Burroughs profile and review of "Naked Lunch" that...
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Price: $4,000.00
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
Metropolis
London: Wardour Films / UFA, 1927. Original program for the London premiere of the film on March 21st, 1927 at the Marble Arch Pavilion, preceded in English by the US...
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Price: $9,500.00
Liebe geprŸft
Berlin: Carl Shunemann, 1974. Elephant Folio. First printing of this edition. One of 120 copies (this being No. 104) SIGNED and numbered by the author. A portfolio of six poems...
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Price: $2,450.00
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The Doomsters
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1958. First Edition. Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dust jacket. An extremely bright, fresh copy of this Macdonald high spot, with only a....
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Price: $1,250.00
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Thirtyfour [Thirty-Four] Parking Lots in Los Angeles
Los Angeles: Ed Ruscha, 1967. First Edition, with the fold-out flap at the right edge of the last leaf as called for. Ruscha's fifth book, following his iconic "Every Building...
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Price: $2,250.00
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
Ann Savage's contract for "Detour"
Los Angeles, CA: Producers Releasing Corporation, 1945. Ann Savage's signed contract with Poverty Row studio Producers Releasing Corporation [PRC] to star in the cornerstone 1945 film noir. Signed by Savage...
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Price: $8,500.00
Run-through: A Memoir
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1972. First Edition. Association copy, inscribed by Houseman to legendary screenwriter Anita Loos: "For Anita Loos, who set me right about certain facts / Gratefully...
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Price: $1,500.00
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Your Place is Empty
Concord, NH: William B Ewert, 1992. First Edition. One of 40 deluxe copies SIGNED by the author. The author's copy, so stated on the limitation page in lieu of a....
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Price: $1,850.00
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The Doctor's Son
New York: Harcourt 1935, Brace and Company. First Edition. Fine in a bright, Near Fine dust jacket. An exceptionally fresh copy of what is generally considered to be O'Hara's scarcest...
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Price: $3,750.00
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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 Doomsters
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1958. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. Near Fine and unread in a Very Good plus, price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket has...
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Price: $2,500.00
Le mŽpris [Contempt]
Paris: Les Films Concordia, 1963. Collection of 3 vintage black and white single weight reference photographs from the French release of the 1963 film. Head shots of Giorgio Moll and...
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Price: $1,500.00
Hangover Square
Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1945. Original US one sheet poster for the 1945 film noir, based on Patrick Hamilton's 1941 novel, the second of two key films John Brahm made...
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Price: $2,000.00
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