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1.

Histoire Illustree de la Femme (First Edition, three volumes in slipcase)

Paris: Editions Lidis, 1965. First French Edition, first printing. Text in French. Three Volumes. All volumes about Fine in Near Fine dust jackets and an about Fine slipcase. Jackets have mild foxing to spine panels, a hint of toning. An attractive set, illustrated throughout in both color and black and white images, detailing women's role in history, in society, and... [Book #121696]. (read more)
Price: $75.00
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Histoire Illustree de la Femme (First Edition, three volumes in slipcase)
2.

La Metafora Trovata (First Edition)

Rome [Roma]: Galleria Sperone, 1994. First Edition, one of 1000 copies issued. Near Fine in self-wrappers. Color photographs throughout, text in Italian. [Book #110058]. (read more)
Price: $25.00
3.

The Comic History of England (UK Edition, in two volumes)

London: Punch / Bradbury and Evans, 1847, 1848. First bound edition, originally published in twenty parts, nineteen volumes. Octavo, two volumes. Contemporary full tan calf, gilt triple rule on the boards and double on the board edges, six spine compartments: one red with gilt titles, one brown with gilt titles, four with gilt floral tooling and rule, five raised bands... [Book #127490]. (read more)
Price: $350.00
The Comic History of England (UK Edition, in two volumes)
4.

Catch Me if You Can (First Edition)

New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1980. First Edition. The autobiography and true story of con man extraordinaire Frank Abagnale, Jr., whose check-kiting methods alone changed the entire banking system in the 1970s. Basis for the smart 2002 Steven Spielberg film, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks. Scarce in the first printing. Slight toning along the top edge of the jacket, else... [Book #109148]. (read more)
Price: $225.00
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Catch Me if You Can (First Edition)
5.

Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness (First Edition)

New York: McGraw-Hill, 1968. First Edition. Near Fine in a Good to Very Good dust jacket. Small bookplate on the front pastedown; jacket is frayed at the spine ends, with a couple of small chips, toning, and faint soil. A presentable copy. [Book #119502]. (read more)
Price: $275.00
Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness (First Edition)
6.

Fire on the Mountain (First Edition)

New York: Dial Press, 1962. First Edition. Near Fine and unread in a brilliant, Fine dust jacket. Some tiny stains on the rear board, else as sharp a copy as one could hope for. Not an uncommon title, but rarely found in superior condition. [Book #134758]. (read more)
Price: $1,100.00
Fire on the Mountain (First Edition)
7.

Changing New York (First Edition)

New York: E. P. Dutton, 1939. First Edition. A very nice copy of an important title, probably the premiere monographs of New York images, predicting the series ideas of Ruscha and many others. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Corners lightly bumped, a little soiling to the boards. Jacket has three small internal repairs (not restoration), and a.... [Book #134764]. (read more)
Price: $4,750.00
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The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap (Original screenplay, actor Bud Ward's copy)

Universal City, CA: Universal-International Pictures (UI), 1947. Treatment script for the 1947 film. Copy belonging to actor Bud Ward, with his ownership name in holographic pencil on the front wrapper, although Ward's connection to the film is unknown. Chester Wooley (Costello) and Duke Egan (Abbott) are traveling salesmen who stop in Wagon Gap, Montana while en route to California. There... [Book #128153]. (read more)
Price: $325.00
The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap (Original screenplay, actor Bud Ward's copy)
9.

Atlas of Congenital Cardiac Disease (Limited Edition)

New York: American Heart Association, 1954. Limited Edition, a facsimile of the original 1936 publication. One of 1,500 copies (this being No. 1295).Original publisher's material about the edition laid in. About Near Fine, with light fading to the spine and a couple of corners lightly bumped, without dust jacket. [Book #126933]. (read more)
Price: $275.00
Atlas of Congenital Cardiac Disease (Limited Edition)
10.

Jazz Giants: A Visual Retrospective (First UK Edition)

London: Columbus Books, 1988. Folio. First Edition. Near Fine and unread in a Near Fine dust jacket. Slipcase slightly toned at the extremities, with a closed tear at the top, else Near Fine. Full-page black-and-white and color photographs of musicians and bands throughout jazz, many taken by Abe. [Book #123835]. (read more)
Price: $75.00
Jazz Giants: A Visual Retrospective (First UK Edition)
11.

Daiyon Kanpyoki [Inter-Ice Age 4] (Softcover)

Tokyo: Kodansha, 1970. First printing of this edition. Paperback edition from the "Gendai Bungaku Meisaku Shireezu." Fine in printed wrappers with original bellyband. Translated into English as "Inter-Ice Age 4." A dark science fiction story about human responsibility to the present, and about a future over which mankind often has little or no control. Text in Japanese. [Book #114205]. (read more)
Price: $25.00
Daiyon Kanpyoki [Inter-Ice Age 4] (Softcover)
12.

Daiyon Kanpyoki [Inter-Ice Age 4] (Softcover)

Tokyo: Hayakawa Shobo, 1964. First printing of this edition. Paperback edition from the "Hayakawa Science Fiction Series." Just about Fine in illustrated wrappers. Translated into English as "Inter-Ice Age 4." A dark science fiction story about human responsibility to the present, and about a future over which mankind often has little or no control. Text in Japanese. [Book #114206]. (read more)
Price: $35.00
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Daiyon Kanpyoki [Inter-Ice Age 4] (Softcover)
13.

Enomoto Takeaki (First Edition)

Tokyo: Chuo Koronsha, 1965. First Edition. Near Fine in a Fine illustrated slipcase. A hint of rubbing along the board edges of the book with a little darkening at the spine. A historical drama never translated into English. Text in Japanese. [Book #114464]. (read more)
Price: $75.00
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Enomoto Takeaki (First Edition)
14.

The Face of Another (First Edition)

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1966. First American Edition (and first edition in English), first printing. Fine and unread in a Near Fine dust jacket, with an exceptionally bright, red topstain. Abe's second book, basis for the classic 1966 Japanese film directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara. The last of a trilogy of films Teshigahara made based on Abe's work, the first... [Book #105257]. (read more)
Price: $65.00
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The Face of Another (First Edition)
15.

Gikyoku Todomachi - Enomoto Takeaki (First Edition)

Tokyo: Shinchosha, 1975. First printing of this edition. Near Fine in a just about Fine printed slipcase and bellyband. The two plays, Todomachi [Friends] and Enomoto Takeaki, issued together with a special bellyband around the slipcase commemorating their having received the Tanizaki Prize that year. Text in Japanese. [Book #114469]. (read more)
Price: $35.00
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Gikyoku Todomachi - Enomoto Takeaki (First Edition)
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Hakobune Sakura-Maru [The Ark Sakura] (Signed First Edition)

Tokyo: Shinchosha, 1984. First Japanese Edition, first printing. SIGNED by Abe in silver ink on the front endpaper. Fine in a Near Fine publisher's printed slipcase. Slipcase has very minor rubbing. This title was translated into English by Juliet Winters Carpenter as "The Ark Sakura" in 1988. Text in Japanese. [Book #114154]. (read more)
Price: $225.00
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Hakobune Sakura-Maru [The Ark Sakura] (Signed First Edition)
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Hakobune Sakura-Maru [The Ark Sakura] (First Edition)

Tokyo: Shinchosha, 1984. First Japanese Edition, first printing. Fine in a Fine publisher's illustrated paper-covered slipcase with original bellyband. This title was translated into English by Juliet Winters Carpenter as "The Ark Sakura" in 1988. Text in Japanese. [Book #114165]. (read more)
Price: $125.00
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Hakobune Sakura-Maru [The Ark Sakura] (First Edition)
18.

Hasso No Shuhen [On the Periphery of Conception] (First Edition)

Tokyo: Shinchosha, 1974. First Edition. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket and publisher's bellyband. A collection of lectures never translated into English. Text in Japanese. [Book #114449]. (read more)
Price: $75.00
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Hasso No Shuhen [On the Periphery of Conception] (First Edition)
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Jigyo [Utopia] (Limited Edition)

n.p. Presse Bibliomane, 1974. First printing of this edition. One of 395 copies printed, this being copy No. 2. Near Fine in white pigskin binding, gilt spine title and illustrated paper inset. Moderate toning to the spine and board edges, else Fine. In a Fine clear plastic slipcase as issued. Text in Japanese. [Book #114153]. (read more)
Price: $150.00
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Jigyo [Utopia] (Limited Edition)
20.

Kiga Domei [Starving Unions] (Hardcover)

Tokyo: Kodansha, 1970. First printing of this edition. Near Fine in paper covered boards in a Near Fine printed publisher's slipcase and bellyband. Book lightly soiled at the spine and along the bottom edge. Slipcase has a touch of rubbing and a couple of bumps to the corners. Originally published in 1954. Text in Japanese. [Book #114471]. (read more)
Price: $35.00
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Kiga Domei [Starving Unions] (Hardcover)
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Kozui [The Flood] (Limited Edition)

n.p. Presse Bibliomane, 1973. First printing of this edition. One of 585 copies printed, this being copy No. 223. Fine in perfect-bound wrappers with titles and top edge in gilt. Housed in original oatmeal Presse Bibliomane chemise. Chemise is Near Fine with just a hint of soil and a bit of bowing to the upper board. A short novel that... [Book #114158]. (read more)
Price: $125.00
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Kozui [The Flood] (Limited Edition)
22.

Midori-Iro No Stokkingu [The Green Stockings] (Signed First Edition)

Tokyo: Shinchosha, 1974. First Japanese Edition, first printing. SIGNED by Abe on the verso of the title page. Near Fine in a Near Fine publisher's printed slipcase with bellyband intact. Faint sticker residue to the rear free endpaper. Abe staged this play later the same year and won the Yomiuri Literary Prize for this work. Text in Japanese. [Book #114179]. (read more)
Price: $175.00
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Midori-Iro No Stokkingu [The Green Stockings] (Signed First Edition)
23.

Midori-Iro No Stokkingu [The Green Stockings] (First Edition)

Tokyo: Shinchosha, 1974. First Japanese Edition, first printing. Just about Fine in a Near Fine publisher's illustrated, paper-covered slipcase with original bellyband intact. Abe staged this play later the same year and won the Yomiuri Literary Prize for this work. Text in Japanese. [Book #114182]. (read more)
Price: $85.00
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Midori-Iro No Stokkingu [The Green Stockings] (First Edition)
24.

Mihitsu Na Koi [Willful Negligence] (First Edition)

Tokyo: Shinchosha, 1971. First Edition. Just about Fine in a Near Fine printed slipcase with original bellyband. Slipcase has a few corner bumps. Never translated into English. Text in Japanese. [Book #114451]. (read more)
Price: $75.00
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Mihitsu Na Koi [Willful Negligence] (First Edition)
25.

Moetsukita Chizu [The Ruined Map] (First Edition)

Tokyo: Shinchosha, 1967. First Japanese Edition, first printing. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket and illustrated paper-covered slipcase. Publisher's announcement and interview with the author laid in. Translated into English as "The Ruined Map" by E. Dale Saunders in 1969. Text in Japanese. [Book #114212]. (read more)
Price: $85.00
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Moetsukita Chizu [The Ruined Map] (First Edition)
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Mukankei Na Shi [An Irrelevant Death] (First Edition)

Tokyo: Shinchosha, 1964. First Edition. Fine in a Near Fine printed slipcase and bellyband. Slipcase toned at the spine with a touch of corner rubbing. A collection of works never translated into English. Text in Japanese. [Book #114476]. (read more)
Price: $75.00
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Mukankei Na Shi [An Irrelevant Death] (First Edition)
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Owarishi Michi No Shirube Ni [At the Guidepost at the End of the Road] (Hardcover)

Tokyo: Tojusha, 1965. First printing of this edition. Fine in cream paper-covered boards in a Fine printed slipcase and bellyband. A heavily revised reissue of Abe's first novel, originally published by Shinzenbi in 1948. A novel that established the author's reputation early on. Text in Japanese. [Book #114223]. (read more)
Price: $125.00
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Owarishi Michi No Shirube Ni [At the Guidepost at the End of the Road] (Hardcover)
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Sabaka No Shiso [Thoughts on the Desert] (First Edition)

Tokyo: Kodansha, 1965. First Japanese Edition, first printing. Just about Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket with bellyband. Some toning to the page edges, else Fine. A collection of essays never translated into English. Text in Japanese. [Book #114203]. (read more)
Price: $75.00
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Sabaka No Shiso [Thoughts on the Desert] (First Edition)
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Suichu Toshi [The City in the Sea] (Hardcover)

Tokyo: Togensha, 1964. First printing of this edition. Near Fine in black cloth with white spine title and original glassine, in a Near Fine, illustrated paper-covered slipcase. Spine titles lightly rubbed. An uncommon collection of short stories originally published in 1952. Text in Japanese. [Book #114232]. (read more)
Price: $35.00
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Suichu Toshi [The City in the Sea] (Hardcover)
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Suna no onna [Woman in the Dunes] (First Japanese Edition, together with the UK Softcover)

Tokyo: Shinchosha 1972. 1962. First Japanese Edition. Text in Japanese. Together with the First UK paperback edition of "The Woman in the Dunes," after the American translation by E. Dale Saunders. Basis for the classic 1965 film "Woman in the Dunes," directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara. The film won the Special Jury Prize at the 1965 Cannes festival, and was nominated... [Book #114152]. (read more)
Price: $650.00
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Suna no onna [Woman in the Dunes] (First Japanese Edition, together with the UK Softcover)
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Toki No Gake [The Cliff of Time] (Limited Edition)

n.p. Presse Bibliomane, 1971. First printing of this edition. One of 435 copies printed, this being copy No. 221. Fine in perfect-bound wrappers with titles and top edge in gilt. Housed in a Fine original black Presse Bibliomane chemise. The play was initially staged in 1969 as the second part of "The Man Who Turned into a Stick" trilogy. Text in Japanese. [Book #114162]. (read more)
Price: $150.00
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Toki No Gake [The Cliff of Time] (Limited Edition)
32.

Toshi E No Kairo (Signed First Edition)

Tokyo: Chuo Koronsha, 1980. First Japanese Edition, first printing. INSCRIBED to Harvard professor Howard Hibbett on the front endpaper. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket with publisher's bellyband. Essays by and interviews with Abe. Never translated into English. Text in Japanese. [Book #114170]. (read more)
Price: $125.00
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Toshi E No Kairo (Signed First Edition)
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Uchi Naru Hnkyo [The Border Within] (First Edition)

Tokyo: Shinchosha, 1971. First Edition. Fine in paper covered boards in a Near Fine printed slipcase with bellyband. Tiny ink dot to top page edges, else FIne. Slipcase lightly rubbed at the corners and along the spine. A collection of essays. Text in Japanese. [Book #114478]. (read more)
Price: $75.00
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Uchi Naru Hnkyo [The Border Within] (First Edition)
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Ue Shindorei-Gari [Ue! the New Slave Hunt] (First Edition)

Tokyo: Shinchosha, 1975. First Edition. Fine and unread in a just about Fine printed slipcase and bellyband. A play that Abe would stage later the same year. Text in Japanese. [Book #114466]. (read more)
Price: $75.00
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Ue Shindorei-Gari [Ue! the New Slave Hunt] (First Edition)
35.

Warau Tsuki [Laughing Moon] (First Edition)

Tokyo: Shinchosha, 1975. First Japanese Edition, first printing. Fine in beige cloth in a Near Fine publisher's illustrated, paper-covered slipcase, with original bellyband intact. Cloth slipcase is rubbed under the glassine in a couple of places, else Fine. An interesting collection of short works by the author. Text in Japanese. [Book #114175]. (read more)
Price: $85.00
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Warau Tsuki [Laughing Moon] (First Edition)
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Yurei Wa Koko Ni Iru [The Ghosts are Here] (Hardcover)

Tokyo: Shinchosha, 1971. First printing of this edition. Previously published in 1959. Just about Fine in a Near Fine printed slipcase and bellyband. First staged in 1958 - this play won the Kishida Drama Prize. Never translated into English. Text in Japanese. [Book #114450]. (read more)
Price: $35.00
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Yurei Wa Koko Ni Iru [The Ghosts are Here] (Hardcover)
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The Woman in the Dunes (First Edition)

New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1964. First American Edition. Basis for the 1964 film directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara, starring Eiji Okada and Kyoko Kishida. A bright, attractive copy. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Mild toning to page fore-edges, crown lightly bumped; jacket has a tiny spot of glue at the top of the front panel, light fading... [Book #121169]. (read more)
Price: $275.00
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The Woman in the Dunes (First Edition)
38.

Delusiuon (Signed First Edition)

New York: William Morrow, 2008. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Spine ends bumped, affecting both book and jacket, else Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. [Book #119955]. (read more)
Price: $25.00
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In Cold Blood (4 photographs of Truman Capote and Richard Brooks on the set of the 1967 film)

N.p. Bernie Abramson, 1967. Collection of 4 vintage borderless photographs of author Truman Capote and director Richard Brooks on the set of the 1967 film, based on Capote's nonfiction book. One photo shows Capote outside the Holcomb, Kansas Post Office featured in the film, two show Capote and Brooks conferring on the set, and one shows Brooks in conversation with... [Book #134669]. (read more)
Price: $1,500.00
In Cold Blood (4 photographs of Truman Capote and Richard Brooks on the set of the 1967 film)
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In Cold Blood (Original reference photograph of Scott Wilson from the 1967 film)

N.p. Bernie Abramson, 1967. Vintage silver gelatin reference photograph from the brutal 1967 film, based on Truman Capote's nonfiction book. Stamped twice on the verso, once in red (Columbia Pictures) and once in black (ORIGINAL PRINT / Pictorial Press, Ltd., with contact information). This image shows Dick (Scott Wilson) taking a rifle from the back seat of his car, just prior... [Book #134332]. (read more)
Price: $375.00
In Cold Blood (Original reference photograph of Scott Wilson from the 1967 film)
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Original reference photograph from "In Cold Blood"

N.p. Bernie Abramson, 1967. Vintage silver gelatin reference photograph from the brutal 1967 film, based on Truman Capote's nonfiction book. A candid photograph that captures the essence of the story's cold-blooded killers in transit, driving the vehicle in which they spend much of the film. Richard Brooks' unflinching and unsentimental documentary style made for a visualization that matched the power of... [Book #127344]. (read more)
Price: $750.00
Original reference photograph from "In Cold Blood"
42.

Palante: Young Lords Party (First Edition)

New York: McGraw-Hill, 1971. Slim quarto. First Edition. The first book to be published on the Puerto Rican revolutionary political party, the Young Lords Party, with great black-and-white photographs throughout by Abramson. Compiles interviews, poems, and biographical accounts from the party, at once violent and peaceful. Art direction by Harris Lewine, designed by Herb Lubalin. An attractive copy of an... [Book #123790]. (read more)
Price: $525.00
Palante: Young Lords Party (First Edition)
43.

The Clerkenwell Tales (Signed UK Hardcover)

London: Chatto and Windus, 2003. Second printing of this UK edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. About Fine and unread in an about Fine dust jacket. Set in the late 14th century. A nice copy. [Book #117850]. (read more)
Price: $15.00
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Whom Gods Destroy (First Edition)

Greenwich, CT: Gold Medal Books No. 291, 1953. First Edition, a paperback original. Very Good plus condition. Light rubbing overall, slightest cocking of the spine, slight roll to the page fore-edges, moderate crease to the rear panel near the lower tip. A very presentable copy. [Book #111544]. (read more)
Price: $20.00
Whom Gods Destroy (First Edition)
45.

Ben's Girls (First Edition)

Cleveland, OH: Wizard Publications No. 407, 1967. First Edition, a paperback original. Cover art by Eugene Bilbrew. Very Good, with a sawtooth remainder to the top edges, faint bruising to the front wrapper, and light foxing to the page edges. [Book #131339]. (read more)
Price: $15.00
Ben's Girls (First Edition)
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Watership Down (First Edition, Inscribed in the year of publication)

New York: Macmillan, 1974. First American Edition. INSCRIBED by the author in the year of publication on the title page: "To Janet and John / With kind regards / Richard Adams / June 1974." Book spine solidly bumped, else Near Fine in a Near Fine, price-clipped dust jacket that is especially fresh. The earliest inscription we have ever seen on... [Book #122732]. (read more)
Price: $1,250.00
Watership Down (First Edition, Inscribed in the year of publication)
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Prairie (First Edition)

Denver: Denver Art Museum, 1978. First Edition. Catalog of an exhibition held at the Denver Art Museum, a key early showing of the noted photographer's landscape work. Very Good plus in wrappers. Evidence of erasure to the front endpaper. Wrappers soiled, fading to the spine, with a shallow slice to the same. [Book #132175]. (read more)
Price: $375.00
Prairie (First Edition)
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The Female Bunch (Original poster for the 1971 film)

N.p. Dalia Productions, 1971. Original US one sheet for the 1971 film. Filmed at the notorious Spah Ranch, literal breeding ground for brainwashing, sex, and drugs, with a plot not far from the reality of the ranch's real inhabiters, Charles Manson and his Family. 27 x 41 inches (105 x 89 centimeters), folded. Studio stamp on the verso. Very Good plus, with... [Book #128214]. (read more)
Price: $75.00
The Female Bunch (Original poster for the 1971 film)
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Satan's Sadists (Original Film Program)

East Brunswick, NJ: Independent-International Pictures, 1984. Original Program for the 1984 VHS release of the 1969 film. Shot at the Spahn Ranch, where Charles Manson and his "family" were living at the time, and released only a few months before the Tate murders. The film would prove to be star Russ Tamblyn's first exploitation flick, after several big-budget westerns and... [Book #128120]. (read more)
Price: $65.00
Satan's Sadists (Original Film Program)
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Mean Mother (Original Film Pressbook)

New York: Independent-International Pictures, 1974. Original Pressbook for the 1974 Blaxploitation film "Mean Mother." Notable as a slightly atypical Blaxploitation film hailing from Italy, "Mean Mother" tells the story of two Vietnam War deserters who flee to Spain and Italy and get involved in the European crime world. Shot partly on location in Italy. Largely low-budget and geared towards a young... [Book #134849]. (read more)
Price: $65.00
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H.L.M. The Mencken Bibliography (First Edition, signed by Adler)

BAltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1961. First Edition. Signed by bibliographer Adler on the half title page. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Neat owner name to the verso of the front endpaper. Rubbing and a few nicks to the jacket extremities. [Book #118551]. (read more)
Price: $35.00
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The Birds (Archive of original title card maquettes for the 1963 film)

Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1963, 1986. Archive of three title card maquettes hand lettered by Harold Adler for the 1963 film. Also included are two fascinating autograph letters, both elaborately designed and executed in a calligraphic style, from Adler to author, illustrator, and editor Fridolf Johnson relating to Adler's work with Hitchcock. Harold Adler was a calligrapher who created... [Book #132794]. (read more)
Price: $6,750.00
The Birds (Archive of original title card maquettes for the 1963 film)
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The Fantastic Plastic Machine (Original title card maquette for the 1969 film)

Beverly Hills, CA: Crown International Pictures, 1969. Original title card maquette hand lettered by Harold Adler for the 1969 film. Harold Adler was a calligrapher who created hand lettered titles on over 100 films, worked frequently with Alfred Hitchcock, and was a favorite of legendary title sequence designers Saul Bass and Pablo Ferro. In addition to "The Fantastic Plastic Machine" his... [Book #132784]. (read more)
Price: $2,750.00
The Fantastic Plastic Machine (Original title card maquette for the 1969 film)
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Finian's Rainbow (Archive of original title card maquettes for the 1967 film)

Burbank: Warner Brothers / Seven Arts, 1967. Four title card maquettes hand lettered by Harold Adler for the 1967 film. Based on the 1947 musical by E.Y. Harburg and Fred Saidy, who also adapted the story to the screen. The four maquettes in this archive are stylistically similar, but quite different from the titles used in the finished film. Harold Adler... [Book #132792]. (read more)
Price: $650.00
Finian's Rainbow (Archive of original title card maquettes for the 1967 film)
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In the Heat of the Night (Collection of five original title card maquettes)

Beverly Hills, CA: The Mirisch Corporation / United Artists, 1967. Collection of five original title card maquettes for the 1967 film hand lettered by Harold Adler. Based on the 1965 novel by John Ball. Harold Adler was a calligrapher who created hand lettered titles on over 100 films, worked frequently with Alfred Hitchcock, and was a favorite of legendary title sequence... [Book #132776]. (read more)
Price: $4,000.00
In the Heat of the Night (Collection of five original title card maquettes)
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Justine (Original title card maquette for the 1969 film)

Los Angeles, CA: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1969. Original title card maquette hand lettered by Harold Adler for the 1969 film. Based on the "Alexandria Quartet" by Lawrence Durrell. Harold Adler was a calligrapher who created hand lettered titles on over 100 films, worked frequently with Alfred Hitchcock, and was a favorite of legendary title sequence designers Saul Bass and Pablo Ferro... [Book #132781]. (read more)
Price: $2,250.00
Justine (Original title card maquette for the 1969 film)
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The Magician of Lublin (Collection of three original title card maquettes for the 1979 film)

Los Angeles, CA: Golan-Globus Productions, 1979. Three original draft title card maquettes hand lettered by Harold Adler for the 1979 film. Based on the 1960 novel by Isaac Bashevis Singer. The three sketches show different approaches to the title, all distinct from the final lettering design used. Harold Adler was a calligrapher who created hand lettered titles on over 100 films... [Book #132786]. (read more)
Price: $750.00
The Magician of Lublin (Collection of three original title card maquettes for the 1979 film)
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A Vision for the Future: Twelve Ideas for a Better Life and a Better Society (First Edition)

New York: Macmillan, 1984. First Edition. Near Fine in a Near Fine, price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket shows dampstain to bottom of spine verso. Laid in is a letter from a lawyer to Gregory Peck, recommending the book. [Book #72805]. (read more)
Price: $25.00
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The Mechanism of Nervous Action: Electrical Studies of the Neurone (First Edition)

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylania Press, 1932. First Edition. About Near Fine without dust jacket. Light fading to the spine, with rubbing at the ends, and two rubber stamps on the front endpaper. A tight, clean copy. [Book #126884]. (read more)
Price: $75.00
The Mechanism of Nervous Action: Electrical Studies of the Neurone (First Edition)
60.

African American Hollywood Era Cinema Poster Archive (Collection of 11 posters)

Various cities: Various studios, 1946-1969. An archive of 11 posters, predominantly one sheets, representing films from the Hollywood Era that prominently feature African-American themes, characters, or cast members, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1960s. This archive includes posters from 10 films, including "A Raisin in the Sun," "Porgy and Bess," "Tamango," and more, featuring iconic African-American... [Book #134778]. (read more)
Price: $325.00
61.

African American Hollywood Era Cinema Pressbook Archive (Collection of 6 pressbooks)

Various cities: Various studios, 1959-1969. An archive of 6 pressbooks, representing 5 films from the Hollywood Era prominently featuring African-American themes, characters, or cast members, with the bulk of the material dating from the late 1960s. This archive includes presbooks from 5 films, including "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?," "Porgy and Bess," "In the Heat of the Night," and more... [Book #134784]. (read more)
Price: $175.00
African American Hollywood Era Cinema Pressbook Archive (Collection of 6 pressbooks)
62.

Modern African American Cinema Poster Archive (Collection of 25 posters)

Various cities: Various studios, 1970-1997. An archive of 25 one sheet posters from contemporary films with prominent African-American themes, characters, or cast members, with the bulk of the material dating from the late 1980s and 1990s. This archive includes posters from 24 films, including "Eddie Murphy Raw," "Waiting to Exhale," "Dead Presidents," Spike Lee's "Mo' Better Blues," and more, with... [Book #134782]. (read more)
Price: $450.00
63.

Modern African American Cinema Archive (Collection of 7 lobby cards, 2 press kits, and 10 pressbooks)

Various cities: Various studios, 1970-2000. An archive of 7 lobby cards, 10 pressbooks, and 2 press kits from 15 contemporary films with prominent African-American themes, characters, or cast members, with the bulk of the material dating from the late 1970s. This archive includes lobby cards, press kits, and pressbooks from 15 films, including "The Greatest," "The River Niger," "Mahogany," "Stir... [Book #134783]. (read more)
Price: $400.00
Modern African American Cinema Archive (Collection of 7 lobby cards, 2 press kits, and 10 pressbooks)
64.

Angela Davis (Vintage Poster, circa 1969)

New York: Personality Posters, Inc. circa 1969. Vintage oversize poster depicting Angela Davis, with her iconic afro, speaking into a bullhorn microphone. Davis is a Civil Rights activist, Marxist, and former Black Panther Party member who became a cause célèbre for her alleged involvement in the murder of a judge and others at the Marin County Courthouse, CA in 1970... [Book #125846]. (read more)
Price: $850.00
Angela Davis (Vintage Poster, circa 1969)
65.

Agee on Film: Reviews and Comments [Volume One] (First Edition)

New York: McDowell Obolensky, 1958. First Edition. Near Fine in a Very Good price-clipped dust jacket. Chipping to the extremities to the jacket, with some cello tape repair to the crown. A collection of essays on film. [Book #105942]. (read more)
Price: $20.00
66.

Agee on Film: Reviews and Comments [Volume One] (First Edition)

New York: McDowell Obolensky, 1958. First Edition. Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. Red titles on the jacket spine are faded, with a couple of small tears along the front hinge fold and the top of each flap fold. A collection of essays on film, the first of two volumes that were published separately. A very presentable copy. [Book #111005]. (read more)
Price: $25.00
67.

A Death in the Family (First Edition)

New York: McDowell, Obolensky, 1956. First Edition. First issue, with the requisite blue title page and "Walking" on the first line of page 80. Small owner bookplate to the top right corner of the front endpaper. Agee's final novel, published posthumously, and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Near Fine in an unclipped Very Good plus dust jacket. Topstain and extremities faded... [Book #134541]. (read more)
Price: $375.00
A Death in the Family (First Edition)
68.

The Letters Of James Agee To Father Flye (First Edition)

New York: Braziller, 1962. First Edition. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket shows moderate rubbing overall with wear to the spine ends and corners. [Book #75788]. (read more)
Price: $20.00
69.

Permit Me Voyage (First Edition)

First Edition. Near Fine in a spectacular, Fine dust jacket. The book is very slightly toned along the top edge and along the hinges, as almost always found. The jacket is spectacular, with just a touch of toning along the spine panel, and a minute c: The Yale University Press, 1964. First Edition. The author's first book, a collection of... [Book #87158]. (read more)
Price: $2,850.00
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Permit Me Voyage (First Edition)
70.

The Collected Poems of James Agee (First UK Edition, Review Copy)

New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1968. First Edition. REVIEW COPY, with publisher's review slip laid in. Fine and unread in a Near Fine dust jacket with scattered foxing to the rear panel. [Book #104550]. (read more)
Price: $25.00
71.

The Collected Short Prose of James Agee (First Edition)

Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1968. First Edition. Near Fine in an about Fine jacket. Jacket is lightly soiled, light wear to spine ends and corners, else Fine. [Book #120388]. (read more)
Price: $35.00
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72.

Permit Me Voyage (First Edition, copy belonging to Richard Eberhart)

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1934. First Edition. Poet Richard Eberhart's copy, with his penciled signature on the front endpaper. Agee's fragile first book, a collection of poetry issued in the Yale Series of Younger Poets. Fine in a Very Good or better dust jacket with some shallow chips at the top of the front panel. An attractive example. [Book #109320]. (read more)
Price: $375.00
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Permit Me Voyage (First Edition, copy belonging to Richard Eberhart)
73.

Houses (First Edition)

Carrboro, NC: Truck Press, 1976. Paperback original. First Edition of the author's uncommon first book. Fine in wrappers. One of 500 copies. [Book #88971]. (read more)
Price: $25.00
74.

Houses (Signed First Edition)

Carrboro, NC: Truck Press, 1976. First Edition. One of 500 copies. This copy is INSCRIBED by the author in 1977: "For David Martinson / a new friend on a new day / Jonis Agee / Jan 1st 1977." Tiny mark front cover, else Fine in brown printed wrappers. The authors first book. A paperback original. [Book #88970]. (read more)
Price: $25.00
75.

Book Collecting 2000 (Signed First Edition)

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2000. First Edition. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. SIGNED by Patricia and Allen Ahearn. An essential companion guide to the Ahearn's Collected Books volume, but completely different in its purpose. This bulk of this guide deals with an alphabetical listing of major authors' first books, with first edition values from 1986, 1995... [Book #79678]. (read more)
Price: $40.00
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76.

Collected Books: The Guide to Values - 2002 Edition (First Edition)

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2001. First Edition. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. The long-awaited update to the 1998 guide, the definitive reference on rare books. [Book #98569]. (read more)
Price: $15.00
77.

Killing Floor (First Edition)

Boston: HMCo, 1979. First Edition of the author's second book. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket, very lightly spine darkened, with a very short closed tear to the top of the back panel.Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. The 1978 Lamont Poetry Selection. [Book #88988]. (read more)
Price: $25.00
78.

The Death of Achilles (Signed Lettered Edition)

Gladestry: Scorpion Press, 2005. First Edition. One of 15 deluxe lettered copies (this being copy L), SIGNED by the author and H.R.F.Keating. Keating contributes an appreciation of Akunin to this edition. Fine in blue quarter leather and marbled paper covered boards. [Book #117636]. (read more)
Price: $350.00
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The Death of Achilles (Signed Lettered Edition)
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Albee Directs Albee: Poster for The One Act Plays of Edward Albee | Directed by the Author | Presented by Mark Hall Amitin as a forty week international tour in 1978-1979

New York: Mark Hall Amitin, 1978-1979. Original poster for Albee Directs Albee, a forty week international tour of eight Albee one act plays, directed by the playwright. It started in 1978 and was presented by Mark Hall Amitin, the founder of World of Culture. Plays included "The Zoo Story" (1958), "Fam and Yam" (1959), "The Sandbox" (1959), "The American Dream"... [Book #133224]. (read more)
Price: $225.00
80.

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Signed First Edition)

New York: Atheneum, 1962. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author to David Diamond (with his blindstamp on the title page) on the first blank: "For David / With love / Edward Albee / December 1962." Diamond (1915-2005) was an American composer of classical music, and a longtime supporter of Albee's work. Thanks to Diamond's connections, Albee's career got the start... [Book #124588]. (read more)
Price: $2,500.00
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Signed First Edition)
81.

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Collection of 14 stills from the 1962 Broadway play)

New York: Billy Rose Theatre, 1962. Collection of 14 vintage black-and-white single weight still photographs from the original Broadway production of the 1962 play at the Billy Rose Theatre. "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" debuted on Oct. 13, 1962 and ran until May 16, 1964, for a total of 664 performances. The play swept the Tony awards that year, winning... [Book #132953]. (read more)
Price: $1,250.00
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Collection of 14 stills from the 1962 Broadway play)
82.

Collection of 5 photograph portraits of Edward Albee, all signed

N.p. N.p. 1972-1976. Collection of 5 photograph portraits of Edward Albee, 3 of which are vintage, and 2 struck later, all signed by Albee on the recto. Two of the photographs have photographer stamps on the verso (Henry Grossman, Abner Symons), and 3 of the photographs have penciled notations on the verso regarding the events associated with the autographs: two... [Book #134769]. (read more)
Price: $125.00
83.

Gimme Shelter (Original maquette, proof, and final print of a variant poster for the 1970 film)

New York: Maysles Films, 1970. Archive including the paste-up maquette, proof, and final print of a photo-montage variant poster for the 1970 film, made for its premiere in New York City, and posted strictly on walls around the city. A poster design that, unlike the final one used, conveys the chaos, bleakness, and ultimately depressive air of the documentary, and... [Book #134457]. (read more)
Price: $8,500.00
Gimme Shelter (Original maquette, proof, and final print of a variant poster for the 1970 film)
84.

Tony Rome (First Edition)

New York: Dell No. 8952, 1967. First Edition, a paperback original. Near Fine condition, with a faint reader's crease on the front panel. A novelization of the screenplay for the film starring Frank Sinatra, Jill St. John, and Gena Rowlands. An attractive copy. [Book #123677]. (read more)
Price: $15.00
85.

The Lady in Cement (First Edition)

New York: Pocket Book No. 6059, 1961. First Edition, a paperback original. Basis for the breezy 1968 film starring Frank Sinatra as Albert's detective Tony Rome, the second of two films featuring that character. Cover art by Robert Abbett, who began as a writer, and whose first paperback art was for Gold Medal. Moderate rubbing to the extremities, and a light... [Book #131027]. (read more)
Price: $65.00
The Lady in Cement (First Edition)
86.

The January Corpse (Signed First Edition)

New York: Walker, 1991. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. The author's debut novel, a Dave Garrett mystery. [Book #118696]. (read more)
Price: $45.00
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The January Corpse (Signed First Edition)
87.

On Surgery and Instruments: A Definitive Edition of the Arabic Text with English Translation and Commentary (First Edition)

London: The Wellcome Institute of the History of Medicine, 1973. First printing of this edition. Near Fine and unread in a Near Fine, price clipped dust jacket. Light foxing and soil to the page edges. Jacket has a hint of toning to the spine. Contains a definitvie edition of the text in Arabic, as well as an English translation, and... [Book #127071]. (read more)
Price: $275.00
On Surgery and Instruments: A Definitive Edition of the Arabic Text with English Translation and Commentary (First Edition)
88.

MASH [M*A*S*H]: Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen (Original screenplay for the 1983 TV episode)

Los Angeles, CA: 20th Century Fox Television, 1982. Second Draft script for the 1983 TV episode. "Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen" was the final episode of Season 11, and the final episode of the series (1972-1983). The staff of the 4077th M*A*S*H unit find their lives no less hectic despite the fact that it appears that the war may soon be over... [Book #132373]. (read more)
Price: $125.00
89.

Non-Stop (First UK Edition, agent's copy designated for first American rights)

London: Faber and Faber, 1958. First Edition. Copy belonging to the author's British agent, E.J. Carnell in London, with their label on the front endpaper, reading "NON-STOP / by / Brian W. Aldiss / First American Rights" in holograph manual type. A touch of rubbing to the rear panel, else Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. Considered by... [Book #125133]. (read more)
Price: $1,250.00
Non-Stop (First UK Edition, agent's copy designated for first American rights)
90.

Screen Test Swap (First Edition)

San Diego, CA: Companion Books No. 698, 1971. First Edition, a paperback original. Slightly wavy, else Fine condition. Hollywood content. An attractive copy. [Book #116007]. (read more)
Price: $25.00
Screen Test Swap (First Edition)
91.

Attack! (Original poster for the 1973 film, Style A)

Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1956. Original US one sheet poster, Style A, for the 1956 film. One of Aldrich's finest efforts, among many, a noirish, personal take on the evils of war, with a interesting focus on nepotism. Unpopular on release due to a grim ending and a cynical tone, much the opposite of a flag-waving World War II film. 27... [Book #127391]. (read more)
Price: $225.00
Attack! (Original poster for the 1973 film, Style A)
92.

The Flight of the Phoenix (Original screenplay for the 1965 film)

Los Angeles, CA: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1965. Second draft script for the 1965 film. Included are production notes dated November 1965 (laid in) and an architectural sketch of the "sky truck" noted as "REVISED / APR. 22. '65," As deluxe a script for this film as we have seen, and a highspot for noted director Robert Aldrich. One of the great adventure... [Book #132451]. (read more)
Price: $2,500.00
The Flight of the Phoenix (Original screenplay for the 1965 film)
93.

The Frisco Kid (Original Film Pressbook)

Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1979. Original Pressbook for the 1979 film. Harrison Ford won the role of the free-spirited gunslinging "Tommy," a part first offered to John Wayne. Wayne turned the offer down, however, after being offered less than his usual fee. 12 pages, saddle stitched, 10.75 x 14 inches. Black-and-white throughout. Near Fine, with a hint of toning and foxing. [Book #128118]. (read more)
Price: $25.00
The Frisco Kid (Original Film Pressbook)
94.

Hustle (Original still from the 1975 film)

London: Cinema International Corp. 1976. Vintage black-and-white single weight still photograph from the 1976 UK release of the 1975 US film. Mimeo tag affixed to the verso, with cropping notations in holograph pencil, and a UK distributor stamp. Lt. Phil Gaines (Reynolds) is a tough Los Angeles detective investigating the death of a young woman, and having a troubled relationship... [Book #133549]. (read more)
Price: $25.00
95.

Kiss Me Deadly (Original photograph from the set of the 1955 film)

Los Angeles, CA: Parklane Pictures, 1955. Vintage single weight black and white photograph from the set of the 1955 film. Shown is director Robert Wise, replete with period heavy frames, pointing a gun at Ralph Meeker in order to demonstrate what he wants. In the background stands the film's femme fatale, Gaby Rodgers. The only photograph from the set of... [Book #135023]. (read more)
Price: $950.00
96.

The Longest Yard (Original screenplay, rainbow copy)

Los Angeles: Paramount, 1973. Revised Final Script for the 1974 film, "The Longest Yard," directed by Robert Aldrich, written for the screen by Tracy Keenan Wynn and Albert S. Ruddy (though only Wynn is credited here), and starring Burt Reynolds, Eddie Albert, and Bernadette Peters. Ex-football star Burt Reynolds ends up in a prison run by sadistic sports-nut Warden Eddie... [Book #118399]. (read more)
Price: $1,250.00
The Longest Yard (Original screenplay, rainbow copy)
97.

No-Knife [The Frisco Kid] (Original screenplay for the 1979 film)

Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1978. Final Draft screenplay for the 1979 film "The Frisco Kid," seen here under the early working title "No-Knife." Though first offered to John Wayne, the part of "Tommy" went to Harrison Ford when Wayne declined, having been offered less than his usual fee. Director Aldrich's second Comedy Western, following his 1963 Frank Sinatra film "Four... [Book #130194]. (read more)
Price: $450.00
No-Knife [The Frisco Kid] (Original screenplay for the 1979 film)
98.

Three Films Noir from the Classic Period: Brute Force | Kiss Me Deadly | The Lady from Shanghai (Original French Pressbooks)

Los Angeles: Universal Pictures, Parklane Pictures, United Artists, Columbia Pictures, 1947, 1955. Original French pressbooks for three key films noir from the classic American cycle. A nice representation of cinema from the style the French defined for us, involving prison breaks via Jules Dassin, unscrupulous private eye Mike Hammer via Robert Aldrich (in a film that had a huge influence... [Book #125835]. (read more)
Price: $550.00
Three Films Noir from the Classic Period: Brute Force | Kiss Me Deadly | The Lady from Shanghai (Original French Pressbooks)
99.

Wyndham Towers (First Edition, Inscribed to J. Henry Harper)

Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1890. First Edition. About Near Fine in green cloth and quarter bound vellum with gilt topstain, design and titles. Lacking dust jacket, as issued. Light rubbing to boards and edges with some fraying to corners. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper to J. Henry Harper (of Harper and Brothers publishing house): "Mr. J. Henry Harper... [Book #77082]. (read more)
Price: $350.00
Wyndham Towers (First Edition, Inscribed to J. Henry Harper)
100.

Home and Away (Two original photographs from the 1974 film)

London: BFI Production, 1974. Two vintage black-and-white double weight still photographs from the 1974 UK short film, featuring several families of actors, this film being the only credit for some. 7.25 x 9.25 inches, with no borders as issued. Faint pin-sized indentations, and ink notations on the verso, else Near Fine. [Book #132521]. (read more)
Price: $35.00


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