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The Haunted Screen: Expressionism in the German Cinema and the Influence of Max Reinhardt, Eisner, Lotte H. (translated from the French by Roger Greaves)
141 Eisner, Lotte H. (translated from the French by Roger Greaves) The Haunted Screen: Expressionism in the German Cinema and the Influence of Max Reinhardt
Berkeley/Los Angeles University of California Press (c.1969) First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dj 
[minor shelfwear, a little bit of yellow hi-liting in the text, one long sentence underlined in ink on page 51; jacket shows light surface wear, tiny closed tear at top rear hinge, short diagonal crease at top corner of front flap]. (B&W photographs) Classic critical/historical work on German cinema of the silent era and its theatrical roots. Originally published in France in 1952 (as "L'Ecran Demonaique"), it was revised and reissued in 1965; this translation (also published in England, by Thames & Hudson) incorporated some new material. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Chinook Book; a complete descriptive analysis of the Chinook jargon in plain words, giving instructions for pronunciation, construction, expression and proper speaking of Chinook with all the various shaded meanings of the words, El Comancho (W.S. Phillips)
142 El Comancho (W.S. Phillips) The Chinook Book; a complete descriptive analysis of the Chinook jargon in plain words, giving instructions for pronunciation, construction, expression and proper speaking of Chinook with all the various shaded meanings of the words
Seattle R.L. Davis Printing Co. 1913 Second Edition Softcover Very Good 
[moderate external soiling, one-time owner's name (Earl G. Reed) written boldly in black ink at the top of both covers AND on the title page (just in case), along with (on the title page) the date and place he purchased the book: Seward, Alaska, July 4, 1922]. "The Chinook jargon is not a language in the ordinary accepted sense," the author writes in his "Explanatory," "but is a verbal symbolism created by a spontaneous combination of words from widely different languages, made by necessity and common usage into a trade jargon which is at once graphic, expressive, and exceedingly elastic. One may learn to talk Chinook from a study of this book but he cannot learn to speak it fluently without considerable study into other things than the mere jargon itself" -- most importantly, "a thorough understanding of the Indian point of view; that is to say, how the Indian thinks, the mental process by which he arrives at an idea and, in addition to this, a knowledge of his method of expressing this idea. Without this knowledge you can never speak Chinook, or any Indian language, fluently." Really a fascinating book to flip through, with detailed analysis of, for instance, the shades of difference between "A-a-a-h," "A-a-a-nah!" and "A-a-a-e!" Not to mention a whole host of really amazing words: comtox, chetwoot, kapswallie, muckamuck, pusspuss, and many, many more. The Chinook people inhabited the lower Columbia River Valley and adjoining coastal regions of Washington and Oregon, and traded widely throughout the Pacific Northwest. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Invisible Man, Ellison, Ralph
143 Ellison, Ralph Invisible Man
New York Random House (c.1952) 2nd printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dj Illustrated by (dj design) E. McKnight Kauffer 
[minor scuffing to spine cloth, no other significant wear; jacket moderately edgeworn, a little scuffing to front and rear panels, about half an inch of paper loss at top of spine (with loss of about half of the first letter of the title), a few small tears and associated creasing, minor paper loss at front corners and bottom spine extremities]. A decent copy of this classic of African-American literature. Stated "Second Printing" on the copyright page, with the jacket identical to the first issue ($3.50 printed price, author photo on rear panel). 
Price: 225.00 USD
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Methinks the Lady . . . [*SIGNED*], Endore, Guy
144 Endore, Guy Methinks the Lady . . . [*SIGNED*]
New York Duell, Sloan and Pearce (c.1945) NO First Edition Hardcover First Printing Very Good+ Signed by Author
(no dust jacket) [light shelfwear, moderate bumping to top rear corner, spine very slightly turned, some old tape shadows on front endpapers, a few small scuff marks on front cover]. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author at the top of the ffep: "Sycamore House, Los Angeles, Dec. 8, 1945 / To _____ & _____ / affectionately / Guy Endore." Psychological mystery/suspense novel about "a lost soul, a woman bedevilled by her other, evil, self" (i.e. a distaff Jekyll & Hyde yarn). Basis for the 1949 Otto Preminger film noir WHIRLPOOL, starring Gene Tierney and Richard Conte. Signed by Author 
Price: 100.00 USD
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The Making of a Musical [*SIGNED*], Engel, Lehman
145 Engel, Lehman The Making of a Musical [*SIGNED*]
New York Macmillan Publishing Co. 1977 0-02-536070-1 / 9780025360709 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dj Illustrated by (dj design) Rubin Pfeffer Signed by Author
[minimal wear to book; jacket shows just a trace of wear along top edge, tiny tear at top front corner, a bit of yellowing/discoloration to rear panel]. INSCRIBED ("To Betty Garrett / With alllll love") and SIGNED by the author on the ffep, which also bears Ms. Garrett's rubber-stamped "ex libris" mark, within which is (presumably) her own signature. A behind-the scenes look at what makes a successful stage musical, by a Tony Award-winning composer/conductor who had a hand (usually as musical director) in the creation of a few classics of the genre himself, among them "Wonderful Town." In the book, which analyzes the success of many Broadway hits ("South Pacific," "My Fair Lady," "Annie Get Your Gun" and "The King and I" are all referenced in the jacket blurb), he "demonstrates how to choose the material for a libretto, explains what it's like preparing for the audition of a show, and displays the writing how-to's of composition -- from ballad to comedy song." Engel's association with the book's inscribee dates to the 1930s, when he was one of her instructors at New York's legendary Neighborhood Playhouse; they subsequently worked together professionally in the original Broadway production of "Call Me Mister," which led directly to Garrett being tapped for a contract with M-G-M, where she appeared in several memorable musical films, most notably ON THE TOWN (1949), before she and her husband, actor/singer Larry Parks, had their careers derailed by the Hollywood blacklist. Signed by Author 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Heparin: Metabolism, Physiology and Clinical Application [*SIGNED*], Engelberg, Hyman, M.D.; with a chapter on chemistry by Kenneth D. Brown, M.D.
146 Engelberg, Hyman, M.D.; with a chapter on chemistry by Kenneth D. Brown, M.D. Heparin: Metabolism, Physiology and Clinical Application [*SIGNED*]
Springfield IL Charles C. Thomas (c.1963) First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good dj Signed by Author
[a little shelfwear, rear hinge cracked, light spotting/foxing to top edge of text block; jacket shows a little wear along top edge, minor tears and slight dog-earing at top of spine, spine itself a little sun-browned]. (tables, figures) INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the ffep: "To _____ and ____ / With love, / Hy." I have nothing to say about heparin whatsoever, but for the sake of filling up a little space will quote Wikipedia's description of it as a "medication which is used as a blood thinner [that is specifically] used to treat and prevent deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and arterial thromboembolism, [and] also used in the treatment of heart attacks and unstable angina." Was this particular tome a significant contribution to the literature of heparin? I've got no idea, but never mind all of that anyway: as far as I'm concerned the interest in this volume lies in the fact that it was authored (and autographed!) by the doctor who will go down in history as Marilyn Monroe's personal physician. Not only was he the guy who prescribed some of the medications that likely contributed to her death, but who also was the one who actually discovered her body and first notified the police. (It's also been claimed that he lied about various matters connected with the situation, both at the time and in later testimony and interviews, but let's not debate that here.) You gotta give the doc this much credit, though: if a similar situation happened today, someone in his position probably would have scored a pretty sweet book deal -- and not for some dry text issued by a medical-book publisher in Springfield, Illinois, either. Signed by Author 
Price: 100.00 USD
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The Jew in American Cinema [*SIGNED*], Erens, Patricia
147 Erens, Patricia The Jew in American Cinema [*SIGNED*]
Bloomington Indiana University Press (c.1984) First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dj Signed by Author
[very nice book, virtually as-new with no discernible wear; jacket has a small paper-clip indentation at top of front panel, tiny tear at bottom rear hinge]. (Jewish Literature and Culture) Series (B&W photographs) INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the ffep. "A historical survey and analysis of over 800 feature films with Jewish characters and themes [covering] films released both by Hollywood studios and independent producers, from the primitive years of the movie industry to the present. [The author] charts the rise and fall of an extensive list of specific types, genres, and themes and analyzes their persistence, modification, or disappearance from decade to decade under the pressure of artistic or sociohistoric events. Important individual films, producers, writiers, actors, and actresses are discussed by decade, with particular emphasis on how the experiences and attitudes of the American people in general and the American Jewish Community in particular were reflected on the screen." Bibliography, filmography, index. Signed by Author 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Reader's Digest Condensed Books: Summer 1950 Selections (Volume II) [The Wooden Horse; Home Town; Visibility Unlimited; The Way West], Eric Williams, Cleveland Amory, Dick Grace, A.B. Guthrie Jr.
148 Eric Williams, Cleveland Amory, Dick Grace, A.B. Guthrie Jr. Reader's Digest Condensed Books: Summer 1950 Selections (Volume II) [The Wooden Horse; Home Town; Visibility Unlimited; The Way West]
Pleasantville NY The Reader's Digest Association (c.1950) First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dj Illustrated by Howard Willard, Constantin Alajalov, James Kelly, Lyle Justis 
[solid clean copy, minor shelfwear, light age-toning to edges of text block, one-time owner's embossed name/address on both endpapers; the jacket shows some wear and slight wrinkling along top edge, some very slight paper loss at top of spine and at bottom right edge of front panel]. Vol. 2 The second volume in the RDCB series, with two laid-in items documenting its early marketing strategies: a folded flyer incorporating two "Charter Subscriber's Option Cards," and a small 8-page booklet touting this volume and the "Growth of a New Venture." The book itself contains condensed versions of three popular novels of the day: "The Wooden Horse" by Eric Williams, "Home Town" by Cleveland Amory, and "The Way West" by A.B. Guthrie Jr.; each is accompanied by a one-page profile (with small portrait drawing) of its author. Also in this volume is a "brief condensation" (a condensed condensation, perhaps a miniaturization?) of "Visibility Unlimited" by Dick Grace. According to the jacket-flap blurb, this series was inaugurated in response to Digest readers' "demand for the many fine books -- leading novels, factual narratives, biographies -- which do not lend themselves to the brevity of magazine use." The cost of each volume, in the beginning, was $1.89 plus postage -- or just $1.50 if you committed to buy four volumes over the course of a year. Long the bane of used bookstores and objects of derision from "serious" readers, the volumes nonetheless have been a fixture on the publishing landscape for close onto seventy years now (the name was changed to the slightly more snooty-sounding "Reader's Digest Select Editions" in 1997). 
Price: 200.00 USD
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The Rifleman, Fannin, Cole
149 Fannin, Cole The Rifleman
Racine WI Whitman Publishing Company (c.1959) First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Illustrated by Henry Luhrs 
(laminated photographic boards; no dust jacket, as issued) [slight wear at a couple of corners, but as nice a copy as you'll find despite the front hinge being cracked (but not separated and holding firm); small 59-cent price sticker on front cover]. (B&W drawings with monocolor highlights) Juvenile novel based on the popular TV western series starring Chuck Connors and Johnny Crawford (both pictured on the cover), which ran for five seasons on ABC and has the distinction (if you can call it that) of having the most outrageously phallic-symbolic opening-title sequence of probably any television series, ever. (If you don't believe me, just YouTube it up and have a look for yourself.) 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Pylon, Faulkner, William
150 Faulkner, William Pylon
New York Harrison Smith and Robert Haas 1935 NO First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dj 
[a good sound copy (which would appear to have never been read), showing the usual rubbing to the gilt on the spine, but otherwise with just the most minimal handling wear, slight offsetting in the gutters; the jacket is edgeworn, with slight browning to the spine and rear panel, a tiny bit of paper loss at the spine extremities, a small ragged semi-circular tear at the bottom left corner of the front panel, and a small tear (at the bottom front fold) and associated diagonal crease at the bottom right corner of the front panel]. Faulkner's novel about barnstorming stunt pilots; basis for the Douglas Sirk film starring Rock Hudson, Robert Stack and Dorothy Malone. The correct first trade edition (stated "first printing, February, 1935"), in an unclipped and slightly worn (see condition notes) but still pleasing first-issue dust jacket ($2.50 printed price at bottom of front flap, full list of other Smith & Haas titles ("These Are Books to Own!") on rear panel). There are plenty of halfway-decent copies of "Pylon" in the marketplace, and plenty of them are over-priced; I'll let you, the great book-buying public, decide if this one is. (Actually, given the minimal amount of wear to the book itself, and its apparent unread condition, one could almost justify grading it Near Fine. If one wasn't me, I mean. After all, it does still have the typical rubbing to the spine gilt -- you know, on the part of the book you'll amost never see.) 
Price: 300.00 USD
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A Tribute to the Pioneers of Animation: Commemorative Program [*SIGNED* by 26 noted figures of the animation world], Fazio, Michael D.
151 Fazio, Michael D. A Tribute to the Pioneers of Animation: Commemorative Program [*SIGNED* by 26 noted figures of the animation world]
[Los Angeles] Privately Issued 1994 First Edition Stapled wraps Near Fine 
[virtually flawless condition, with just the tiniest bit of edgewear]. 64-page booklet commemorating a banquet held on September 1, 1994, in honor of 29 "pioneers of animation" (many, but not all, of whom were animators), the majority of whom were in attendance -- except for four who had passed away earlier in the year, while the event was still being planned. The 26 signatures present in the program were collected by the publisher on labels, which have been carefully affixed to the appropriate pages, each beneath a photograph of the individual and opposite a one-page summary of his career and achievements in the animation field. ("His," yes: they're all men.) Contained in the book are the signatures (on labels) of the following: Bob Allen, Ed Benedict, Dick Bickenbach, Preston Blair, Shamus Culhane, Marc Davis, Ron Dias, Eyvind Earle, Bob Givens, Bill Hurtz, Ollie Johnston, Paul Julian, Ward Kimball, Walter Lantz (who died in March 1994, but whose signature here is dated 1982, although I can't vouch for its source or its authenticity), Bill Melendez, Maurice Noble, Ken O'Connor, Bill Peet, Virgil Ross, Irv Spence, Frank Thomas, Richard Thomas, Myron Waldman, Clair Weeks, Lou Zukor, and Morey Zukor. The only person who seems to have missed his label-signing assignment was Joe Grant, and two of those (Izzy Ellis and Jack Hannah) who died before the event are represented by photographs of their signatures and handprints in cement at the "Animation Walk of Fame." Anyone who knows anything about animation will recognize most of these names -- which include four of Disney's renowned "Nine Old Men" (all the survivors of that group at that time) -- and will appreciate the significance and uniqueness of this gathering of signatures. All of these gentlemen have now passed from the scene, I believe; I haven't checked every last one individually, but the youngest man in the room at the time (at least 20 years younger than almost everybody else), Ron Dias, passed away in 2013. Also included, as a laid-in (unattached) center-spread insert, printed on heavy stock but folded vertically down the middle, is a color group photo of 23 individuals, 21 of whom are among the group of honorees; facsimiles of their signatures are printed on the photo, but not matched up with their images in any way, and since you can't read their name-tags in the photo, you're on your own as far as connecting the dots is concerned. (The two other people in the photo are women -- one of whom is almost completely hidden -- who are either (a) wives or (b) unannounced honorees.) The group photo, unfolded, measures 10-1/2" x 8-1/2". 
Price: 500.00 USD
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Jack Benny: An Intimate Biography [*SIGNED*], Fein, Irving A.
152 Fein, Irving A. Jack Benny: An Intimate Biography [*SIGNED*]
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons (c.1976) 0-399-11640-0 / 9780399116407 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dj Illustrated by (dj design) Cheryl Asherman Signed by Author
[minimal wear to book, spine very slightly turned; jacket has small tears and slight paper loss at all corners of spine, two short closed tears and associated horizontal crease at bottom of front panel, moderate wear at edges and corners]. (B&W photographs) INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the ffep: "For my dear old friends / ______ and ______ / With love and deep / affection for many years of / laughs -- and friendship -- / Irving / 5/2/76." "A warm and intimate portrait of the quintessential humorist of an age [by his] personal manager, and with an introduction by George Burns. It's all here -- the best anecdotes of a half century in show business, the enduring friendships with stars as well as everyday people, his long and happy marriage to Mary Livingstone." Signed by Author 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Summer of Jack London [*SIGNED*], Fenady, Andrew J.
153 Fenady, Andrew J. The Summer of Jack London [*SIGNED*]
New York Walker and Company 1985 0-8027-4040-5 / 9780802740403 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dj Illustrated by (dj) Alix Berenzy Signed by Author
[nice-looking copy, with some very light dampstaining (visible only on the inside bottom edge of the jacket), light tanning to edges of text block, one tiny spot on lower fore-edge]. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the dedication page, beneath the printed dedicatees: "and for / ________ / Long time friend to / Jack London / and / A.J. Fenady / Feb 22 - 85." "Fascinated by the life of Jack London, veteran Hollywood writer A.J. Fenady recreates in fiction one pivotal summer in the life of America's beloved novelist, who, though he died at thirty-nine, will live on forever in [his] novels and short stories." The plot concerns London, "not yet twenty, fresh from a disastrous sea voyage on The Northern Star, [who] sets to work on his first novel." Signed by Author 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Show Boat, Ferber, Edna
154 Ferber, Edna Show Boat
Garden City NY Doubleday, Page & Co. (c.1926) First Trade Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dj 
[slight bump to top right corner of front cover, light foxing to bottom edge of text block, spine very slightly turned; unclipped jacket ($2.00 printed price) is lightly soiled, sun-browning to spine and along edge of rear flap, a bit of chipping at top of spine (slightly affecting the printed title thereon)]. An American classic. The novel was a best-seller, and the subject matter made its adaptation into a stage musical a natural; the Kern-Hammerstein musical opened on Broadway in December 1927 and ran for a year and a half; the first, mostly-silent version went into release in 1929, followed by full musical (talkie) adaptations in 1936 and 1951. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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World without Heroes, Fields, Arthur C.
155 Fields, Arthur C. World without Heroes
New York/London/Toronto Whittlesey House / McGraw-Hill Book Company (c.1950) First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dj Illustrated by (dj) Ruzicka[?] 
(price-clipped) [moderate shelfwear to bottom edges of covers, light soiling to edges of text block; jacket has a number of small tears and chips, 3-inch split along top front foldover, a bit of paper loss at top of spine]. Scarce novel about the psychological effects of war on the men who fight it. Set during the last days of World War II in Europe, as Allied troops close in on Berlin, the action centers around one American rifle squad that goes off the rails: "Shattered by German artillery, crazed with rage at the elusive Nazis who hit, run, and surrender, these ordinary American boys unleash their frenzy on an empty town -- burning, looting, destroying, and finally, killing in cold blood." (Sounds a bit like a precursor to the My Lai Massacre, doesn't it?) This was the author's first and only novel; a native of New York, he suffered a wound during service with the Infantry in Europe during World War II that rendered him a paraplegic, confined to a wheelchair for the remainder of his life. After the war, he went into the publishing business and served in editorial or executive posts at several major publishers prior to his death in 1974. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Tunnel of Love; a play based upon the novel by Peter DeVries, Fields, Joseph, and Peter DeVries
156 Fields, Joseph, and Peter DeVries The Tunnel of Love; a play based upon the novel by Peter DeVries
Boston Little, Brown and Company (c.1957) First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dj 
[review copy with publisher's slip laid in, top corners bumped, slight gouge in top edges of the first few pages; jacket spine is color-shifted, otherwise the jacket just shows a little edgewear and light rubbing]. (B&W photographs) Comedy adapted from DeVries's novel about the hilarious misadventures of a Connecticut couple who run into endless red tape when they try to adopt a baby. It ran for a little over a year on Broadway, then made the almost immediate leap to the silver screen, with the film version starring Doris Day and Richard Widmark being released in December 1958. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Mike Gold: A Literary Anthology, Folsom, Michael, ed.
157 Folsom, Michael, ed. Mike Gold: A Literary Anthology
New York International Publishers 1972 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dj 
[good sound copy, very light wear to extremities, slight bumping to bottom corners; jacket shows a bit of wear at spine ends and a couple of corners, tiny tear to bottom right corner of front panel]. Anthology of "the most important of [Gold's] poems, stories, sketches, critical essays and journalism, [including] some hitherto unpublished manuscripts." From the editor's introduction: "Gold is a kind of legend now -- a devil or a saint, depending on your point of view -- and all the more legendary because his memory is obscured by fond rumor, ill will, and ignorance. Aside from [his autobiographical novel] Jews Without Money, almost none of his voluminous works is available in print, and many who have strong opinions about Gold and his work (pro and con) really know little about either." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Distant Laughter [*SIGNED*], Forbes, Bryan
158 Forbes, Bryan The Distant Laughter [*SIGNED*]
New York Harper & Row (c.1972) 0-06-011308-1 / 9780060113087 1st U.S. edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dj Illustrated by (dj design) Bryan Organ Signed by Author
INSCRIBED "To Gordon / with much affection always / & happy memories of / the prison compound at / Gower Street!" and SIGNED by the author on the ffep, additional dated "Sept. 1973." Novel by the noted actor-turned-film director/producer/writer, about "a marriage and a love affair carried on in the midst of the glamour, cynicism, and sordidness of the international movie world" (a scene the author knew all too well). According to Hollywood fiction bibliographer Anthony Slide, Forbes had begun writing the novel twenty years before its publication. He goes to some pains, in a prefatory note, to disavow any autobiographical content, writing: "It is no secret that I am a film director married, and happily so, to an actress [Nanette Newman], but I am not the Warren of this story nor is my wife the Susan. The fiction of the film industry has always been stronger than its fact and my inventions and characters bear no resemblance to living people. Only the insanities are real." (He puts a little extra icing on it by dedicating the book to his wife.) [Although the author's inscription suggests a relationship to the production of KING RAT, directed by Forbes at Columbia Pictures in 1965, no "Gordon" is listed among that film's credits, so the identity of the inscribee is thus far unestablished.] Signed by Author 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Requiem for a Nun; a play, Ford, Ruth; from the novel by William Faulkner
159 Ford, Ruth; from the novel by William Faulkner Requiem for a Nun; a play
New York Random House (c.1959) First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
(no dust jacket) [lightly shelfworn, spine slightly darkened]. (B&W photographs) Faulkner's prefatory note: "This play was written not to be a play, but as what seemed to me the best way to tell the story in a novel. It became a play, to me, only after Ruth Ford saw it as a play and believe that only she could do it right. When in English, it is her play. What she adds to it, to make it a better lay, is Ruth Ford." In addition to adapting Faulkner's novel for the stage, Ruth Ford also played the lead role of "Temple" (an older version of Temple Drake, the central character in Faulkner's 1931 novel "Sanctuary," to which "Requiem" was a sequel) in the original Broadway production, directed by Tony Richardson, which ran for 43 performances in early 1959. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Reporters: Memoirs of a Young Newspaperman [*SIGNED*], Fowler, Will
160 Fowler, Will Reporters: Memoirs of a Young Newspaperman [*SIGNED*]
Malibu CA Roundtable Publishing, Inc. (c.1991) 0-915677-61-X / 9780915677610 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dj Signed by Author
[beautiful copy, no significant wear to either book or jacket] (B&W photographs) INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the half-title page: "To ________ -- A friend I am fortunate / enough to have. / Fondly, / Will Fowler / 1993." Colorful memoir by the son of Gene Fowler, who earned his own place in L.A. noir-history early in his career by being the first reporter on the scene of the Black Dahlia murder. Later, as a feature writer for the Los Angeles Herald & Express, he "covered Hollywood's most torrid love affairs and killings." The book is primarily about his career as a journalist, but he also reaches back into his "fascinating and enchanted youth" to discuss memories of his father and his father's various cronies, among them W.C. Fields and John Barrymore. Signed by Author 
Price: 40.00 USD
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