Secaucus,NJ: Citadel Press, 1985. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Woody Allen on the half title page: "To Pierre Goulliard / 17 July 1987 / Woody Allen."
An in-depth, film-by-film exploration of the themes, characterizations, and technical aspects of Allen's career as a writer and director, up to and including "The Purple Rose of Cairo" (1985), profusely photo illustrated throughout.
From the collection of noted cinephile and collector Pierre Goulliard, who spent decades in the latter half of the twentieth century obtaining inscriptions from the giants of European cinema.
Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Vintage bookstore label to the rear pastedown. Corners bumped, spot of soiling to the title page. Corresponding bumps to the jacket corners, jacket flaps and rear panel lightly toned.