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Sampler
San Francisco: Arion Press, 2007. One of 400 numbered copies (this being No.194) SIGNED by the artist, Kiki Smith, on the colophon page. Fine in quarter leather and embroidered cloth...
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Price: $1,200.00
Putney Swope
Los Angeles, CA: Herald Productions, 1969. Original one sheet poster for the 1969 film. An iconic image of a black woman replacing the middle finger of a giant hand that...
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Price: $1,250.00
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
Ealing Studios, 1947. Original British program for the 1947 film, "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby," directed by Alberto Cavalcanti, based on the novel by Charles Dickens, and starring...
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Price: $1,250.00
Tirez sur le pianiste [Shoot the Piano Player]
Astor Pictures Corporation, 1960. Original French affiche poster for the 1960 French film noir, "Tirez sur le pianiste" [“Shoot the Piano Player”], based on the novel by David Goodis, directed...
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Price: $2,750.00
Cherry Blossom Time in Japan
Haywire Press, 1986. First edition. Large oblong folio. Embossed silk cloth in embossed cloth slipcase. Engraved title page. Slightest sunning to the delicate pink silk, still easily fine. Copy number...
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Price: $45,000.00
Here Comes Mr. Jordan [Heaven Can Wait]
Los Angeles, CA: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1941. Final Script for the 1941 film, here under the working title, "Heaven Can Wait." Not to be confused with the 1943 film directed by...
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Price: $4,250.00
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
Pebble in the Sky
Garden City: Doubleday, 1950. First Edition. Near Fine in an about Near Fine dust jacket. Boards very slightly bowed, spine ends lightly bumped. Jacket spine a touch toned with light...
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Price: $1,450.00
The Maltese Falcon
San Francisco: Arion Press, 1983. First printing of this edition, one of 400 non-numbered copies issued. Illustrated with 46 period photo-lithographs of Spade's San Francisco from archives and photo libraries...
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Price: $1,450.00
Collected Works
Japan: 1969. First Japanese edition, one of 700 numbered copies, the first 200 of which were issued with two numbered laid-in lithographs SIGNED by the arist (this being No. 84)...
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Price: $1,850.00
Midnight's Children
London: Jonathan Cape, 1981. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. The author's breakthrough novel, and winner of the Booker Prize. About Near Fine in a Near...
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Price: $2,250.00
Openers
Austin, TX: Pyramid Publishing Company, 1972. First Edition. SIGNED by Roky Erickson on the front flyleaf. A book of poems written by Erickson, legendary singer and songwriter for the 13th Floor...
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Price: $2,750.00
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: $2,850.00
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The Case of the Silent Partner
New York: William Morrow, 1940. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Gardner to one of his secretaries: “To Noni, Who wrote it—from the bird who did the dictating. Erle Stanley Gardner.” Fine in...
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Price: $3,000.00
Michelangelo Antonioni and Jeanne Moreau on the set of "La notte"
N.p. N.p. 1960. Vintage oversize double weight borderless photograph from the 1961 film. A candid, on-the-set photograph of director Michelangelo Antonioni, cinematographer Gianni Di Venanzo, Jeanne Moreau, and others working...
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Price: $3,250.00
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
Philip
New York: Crowell, 1967. First Edition. Fine in a bright, Near Fine dust jacket. An extraordinarily bright, fresh copy, with only the most minor wear to note, and none of...
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Price: $1,500.00
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
The Unholy Three
London: John Lane, 1917. First Edition. A classic of horror fiction from Robbins, about a trio of circus freaks who escape captivity in the circus, open a curiosity shop, and...
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Price: $5,500.00
The Case of the Counterfeit Eye
New York: William Morrow, 1935. First Edition. Publisher's file copy, with "OFFICE FILE COPY" stamped on the rear panel of the jacket and several penciled notations and deletions on the...
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Price: $3,500.00
Again, Dangerous Visions
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1972. First Edition. INSCRIBED by editor and contributor Harlan Ellison on the title page: "For Russ / Harlan Ellison." Additionally SIGNED by 10 other contributors...
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Price: $2,500.00
V.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1963. First Edition. Fine, with the topstain bright, in a lovely, just about Fine dust jacket with slight rubbing and the slightest fading to the spine panel...
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Price: $1,500.00
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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 outdoor...
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Price: $6,500.00
Tin Pan Alley
Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1940. Final Script for the 1940 film musical, "Tin Pan Alley," directed by Walter Lang, based on the story "Life is a Song" by Pamela Harris...
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Price: $1,850.00
The Threepenny Opera ("Die Dreigroschenoper")
New York: Capalbo and Chase, 1954. Draft script for the 1954 production of "The Threepenny Opera" (Die Dreigroschenoper") by Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht, adapted into English by Marc Blitzstein...
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Price: $1,500.00
Bangkok b/w Can't Seem to Make You Mine
New York: Lust/Unlust, 1977-1978. Archive of artwork, photography, overlays, and layout design for the vinyl 45 RPM single release of Alex Chilton's "Bangkok" b/w "Can't Seem to Make You Mine."...
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Price: $1,350.00
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
A Murder of Quality
New York: Walker, 1963. First American Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page with both his pen name and his real one: "John le Carre / aka /...
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Price: $3,500.00
Man and Woman
Tokyo: CameraArt, 1961. First Edition, with the requisite pamphlet featuring English translations of the text laid in. The first of Hosoe's many collaborations with choreographer Tatsumi Hijikata, using Butoh dancers to...
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Price: $1,500.00
Sweet Smell of Success
Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1957. Collection of 19 vintage black-and-white studio photographs from the US release of the 1957 film. Both Lancaster and Curtis play against type as a....
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Price: $1,250.00
A Beehive Arranged on Humane Principles
New York: Grenfell Press, 1986. Deluxe Edition. One of 15 numbered copies (this being No. IV) SIGNED by the author and the artist on the limitation page and bound in...
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Price: $1,250.00
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
Tillie and Gus [Don't Call Me Madam]
Los Angeles, CA: Paramount Pictures, 1933. Second Script for the 1933 film. Rubber-stamped on the front wrapper, "FILE COPY / RETURN TO SCRIPT DEPT. / PARAMOUNT STUDIO - HOLLYWOOD," and...
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Price: $2,500.00
Double Indemnity
Los Angeles, CA: Paramount Pictures, 1944. Complete set of eight lobby cards for the classic 1944 film. A cornerstone of film noir, nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture...
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Price: $4,750.00
The Public Enemy
New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1931. First Edition. Photoplay novelization of the legendary 1931 film directed by William Wellman and starring James Cagney. Near Fine in a Good to Very...
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Price: $2,250.00
No Orchids for Miss Blandish
New York: Howell Soskin, 1942. First American Edition. Near Fine in a strong Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket is quite bright and colorful, with none of the usual fading...
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Price: $1,200.00
The Turquoise Lament
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1973. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page and dated 21 October 1983. Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Importantly...
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Price: $2,000.00
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
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1946. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Hodgins on the front endpaper: "To -- / With best regards / Eric Hodgins / Januaray 1947." About Near Fine...
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Price: $1,850.00
One Christmas
New York: Ladies' Home Journal, 1982. First Separate Edition. SIGNED by Truman Capote in red ink on the front wrapper. An attractively designed offprint issued by Ladies' Home Journal, previewing the...
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Price: $1,250.00
Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins, and Timothy Dalton on the set of "The Lion in Winter"
N.p. N.p. 1967. Vintage oversize double weight photograph of Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins, and Timothy Dalton hosting a feast in a scene from "The Lion in Winter". Shot...
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Price: $1,250.00
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: $2,000.00
Secret Agent X-9
Los Angeles: Universal Pictures, 1945. Original treatment (titled "Characters and Premise") and complete set of continuities for the 1945 13-episode film serial, including a continuity for the trailer, constituting a....
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Price: $5,500.00
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
Candy
New York: Francis Productions, Inc, circa 1968. First Draft script for the 1968 film. Copy belonging to Frank Perry, with his name in red holograph ink on the title page...
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Price: $2,750.00
A Suite of Pen and Ink Sketches for the Stage Design and Promotion of Ludwig Bemelman's Play, "Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep"
N.p. N.p. ca. 1949. An archive of 16 drawings and other ephemera by Ludwig Bemelmans for the concept, stage design, and promotion of the 1950 play, "Now I Lay Me...
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Price: $15,000.00
Blade Runner
Burbank: The Ladd Company/Warner Brothers, 1982. Original Press Kit for the 1982 film, "Blade Runner," directed by Ridley Scott, written for the screen by Hampton Fancher and David Peoples, and...
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Price: $2,250.00
Vampire Lovers
London: Hammer Film Productions, 1969. Draft Script for the 1970 film. Screenwriter Gates' working copy, with his holograph notations in pencil and ink throughout. Based on the 1872 story, "Carmilla,"...
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Price: $1,250.00
The Lady in Cement
London: Robert Hale, 1962. First UK Edition and first edition in hardcover (preceded by a paperback original in the US). Basis for the breezy 1968 film starring Frank Sinatra as...
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Price: $1,250.00
True Grit
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1968. Third printing. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper in the year after publication: "For Sissi Brandon / with warmest regards / Charles...
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Price: $1,850.00
Who'll Stop the Rain [Dog Soldiers]
Manhattan Beach, CA: Self published, Circa 1978. First Draft typescript for the 1978 United Artists film "Who'll Stop the Rain," here under its working title "Dog Soldiers." With a single...
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Price: $1,500.00
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
The Skin Game
London: British International Pictures, 1931. Vintage UK double weight glossy silver gelatin still photograph from the 1936 film. A portrait of Edmund Gwenn who plays the character Mr. Hornblower. Logos...
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Price: $1,250.00
V.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1963. First Edition. Fine in a Fine, first issue dust jacket. A truly exceptional copy, with none of the usual rubbing, fading or discoloration that normally plague...
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Price: $2,000.00
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
Mountain Interval
New York: Henry Holt, 1916. First Edition of the poet's third book. First issue, with a duplicated line on page 88 and "Come" for "Gone" on page 93. Near Fine in...
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Price: $5,500.00
S, M, L, XL [Small, Medium, Large, Extra-Large]
New York: The Monacelli Press, 1995. Uncorrected Proof, preceding the First Edition. Almost unique in our experience, a proof bound in boards, resembling the book in every way except that...
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Price: $2,500.00
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
Harold's Trip to the Sky
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1957. First Edition. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Slight spine lean. Jacket has wear at the spine ends and corners, with...
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Price: $1,500.00
La Bete Humaine
Paris: Paris Film, 1938. Vintage oversize black-and-white double weight still photograph from the 1938 film, a strong image of Jean Gabin in full train engineer regalia. Shot by acclaimed portrait...
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Price: $2,500.00
Some Faces in the Crowd
New York: Random House, 1953. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Schulberg to his top editor, Saxe Commins, in the year of publication on the verso of the half-title page: "For Saxe...
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Price: $2,000.00
Pylon
New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1935. First Edition. One of 310 numbered copies (this being No. 176) SIGNED by the author. Faulkner's tale of barnstorm aviation, a pursuit...
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Price: $1,500.00
The Seen
San Francisco: Pasteurize Press / Zephyrus Image, 1975. First Edition. An offprint of Brakhage's remarks following a screening of his film, "The Text of Light," at the San Francisco Art...
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Price: $1,500.00
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
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