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Image for Stars of the Movies and Featured Players

Stars of the Movies and Featured Players

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hollywood, The Hollywood Publicity Company, Inc.: (c.1927)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22633

Condition: Poor


[pretty beat-up, suitable for reference/research use only; rear cover detached, paper loss at corners of front cover and also corners of first few pages, water-staining to the rear endpapers (and affecting to some degree the last one-third or so of the book); on the bright side, there do not appear to be any missing pages]. (B&W photographs) Full-page portraits of 250 actors and actresses of the late silent era, arranged alphabetically. View more info

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The Hollywood Reporter (March 30, 1935, Section 2): 4th Annual Writers Number 1935

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Hollywood, The Wilkerson Daily Corp., Ltd.: 1935

Edition: (Vol. XXVI, No. 23)

Seller ID: 22636

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj


[minor edgewear to covers, slight fading along bottom edge of front cover]. (advertisements) This special "Writers Number" of the erstwhile Hollywood trade paper features 22 short pieces of various types -- stories, playlets, mini-essays, anecdotes, humorous jibes, etc. -- contributed by both prominent and not-so-prominent screenwriters (or, in some cases, regular writers in town to scoop up some of that easy movie money). Featured writers include Philip Wylie,... View more info

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Horace Mann After Fifty Years

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Horace Mann School for Boys: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23015

Condition: Very Good


(no dust jacket, possibly as issued) [light handling wear, very slight bumping to top corners, one-time owner's name (Epstein) in pencil at top of ffep, a couple of pages diagonally creased at bottom corners; spine lettering heavily rubbed, barely readable]. From the front matter: "It is a pleasure to present to our friends, on the occasion of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the founding of the Horace Mann School, this publication, in which is set forth the history and t... View more info

Image for Men Only (issue of June 1957) [cover: Gina Lollobrigida]

Men Only (issue of June 1957) [cover: Gina Lollobrigida]

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Proprietors, C. Arthur Pearson, Ltd.: 1957

Edition: (Vol. 65, No. 258)

Seller ID: 23050

Condition: Very Good+


[creasing and light wear to edges of covers due to slight overlap of text block; spine slightly turned, light external soiling]. (B&W photographs, cartoons, ads) Digest-sized publication, issued monthly for the amusement and titillation of the British male. Contains a mixture of light feature articles (on topics such as "Canoes Can Go Anywhere" and "Why I Hate Father's Day"), photographs of buxom but wholesome beauties (no nudity, in fact not even decen... View more info

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Nixon Made Perfectly Clear

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Rodney Publications, Inc.: (c.1972)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23279

Condition: Very Good+


[bottom right and top right corners slightly bumped, no other signficant wear]. (cartoon illustrations) A satirical A-to-Z look at Nixon and his policies, e.g.: "M is for Minorities. As a member myself of a minority -- the Republican Party -- I am only too familiar with the frustration, discrimination and oppression suffered by minority groups. Believe me when I say that if I had my way there would be no minorities." Possibly my favorite, not least because o... View more info

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Herman Wouk's War & Remembrance

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (n.p.), Capital Cities/ABC, Inc.: (c.1988)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23287

Condition: Near Fine


[the faintest trace of handling wear; essentially as-new]. (color photographs) Nicely-produced promotional booklet (9"x12") with fold-out pages, issued in conjunction with the 1988 ABC-TV miniseries adaptation of Wouk's sprawling World War II novel, itself a follow-up to his earlier book "The Winds of War," which had been a big-deal TV event five years before. Both programs were produced and directed by Dan Curtis, and starred Robert Mitchum as Captain ... View more info

Image for Federico Cantú: Obra Realizada de 1922 a 1948 [limited edition, with original print]

Federico CantĂș: Obra Realizada de 1922 a 1948 [limited edition, with original print]

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Mexico City, Editorial Asbaje: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23314

Condition: Very Good


[moderate browning to edges of covers and spine, minor creasing along top edge]. (B&W art reproductions) Catalogue of the early work of this Mexican painter, engraver and sculptor (1907-1989). Contains: brief introductions in Spanish (by Salvador Toscano) and English (by Luis Cardoza y Aragon); biographical data and a catalogue of his works (in both Spanish and English); and a section of black-and-white reproductions of 106 paintings and drawings. Limited edition of 1... View more info

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Sotheby's at Mitsukoshi: 1st, 2nd October 1969 [and] 3rd October 1969 [2-volume set]

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Westerham, Kent, U.K., Printed by Westerham Press; copyright Établissement Sotheby: (c.1969)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23319

Condition: Good


[first volume is VG+, with only light handling wear; second volume is Good only, due to water-stain on rear cover]. (B&W and color photographs) Catalogues for a 3-day auction held at Sotheby's Japan establishment, with "all lots flown with care to Tokyo by BOAC." The first two days covered four categories: Antiquities and Persian Pottery; European Decorative Paintings; Chinese and Japanese Works of Art; and European Arms and Armour. The final day was devoed ent... View more info

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The Book of the Harvard and Radcliffe Clubs of Southern California; containing lists of their officers, directors, committees and members; and their by-laws and constitution

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles/Santa Monica, The Harvard Club / The Radcliffe Club: 1975

Seller ID: 23342

Condition: Near Fine


[light handling wear only]. "As a member of the Harvard Club and/or the Radcliffe Club of Southern California you have received this copy of the Directory of its Members. You should consider this Directory confidential for your own personal use. The names of members should not become available for advertising or commercial use." (A dire warning, issued from 42 years in the past. Govern yourself accordingly.) View more info

Image for Diamond - Ruby - Emerald - Sapphire - Pearls & Other Precious-Stone Jewels [including the] Estate of the Late Mrs. Carl J. Schmidlapp - Public Auction, Thursday, October 3, 1968 (Sale Number 2739)

Diamond - Ruby - Emerald - Sapphire - Pearls & Other Precious-Stone Jewels [including the] Estate of the Late Mrs. Carl J. Schmidlapp - Public Auction, Thursday, October 3, 1968 (Sale Number 2739)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.: 1968

Seller ID: 23352

Condition: Very Good+


[a little uneven fading to covers, short diagonal bend at bottom right corner of front cover, minor spotting to rear cover]. (B&W photographs) Jewelry auction catalogue. Highlights noted on the title page include "two magnificent unmounted diamonds, pear and heart shapes; an important ruby and diamond necklace; an exquisite diamond Necklace, Harry Winston." Includes the "prices received" list, laid in. View more info

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Contemporary French Drawings in Black and White and Color

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Print Club of Philadelphia: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23369

Condition: Good


[moderately worn, slight loss of paper spine covering at both ends of spine, a bit of soiling to covers, general wear at edges and corners]. (37 full-page B&W facsimiles) Catalogue of an exhibition/sale held at The Print Club of Philadelphia from November 10 to 27, 1930. The artists whose works were featured include Marc Chagall, Raoul Dufy, Juan Gris, Marie Laurencin, Amadeo Modigliani, Jules Pascin, Pablo Picasso, and Jacques Villon. Includes a price list, laid in, o... View more info

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Life and Death in Hollywood

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Zebra Picture Books: (c.1950)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23371

Condition: Good+


[edgeworn, moderate external soiling, short diagonal creasing at bottom right corner of front cover]. (B&W photographs) Kind of a proto-"Hollywood Babylon" survey, largely photographic, of "the personal dramas of the fabulous figures behind the Hollywood legend." Although its cover blurb declares it a "sensational picture document of Hollywood's most turbulent years," unlike the Anger book, which came along fifteen years later, it stays on the p... View more info

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The Journal of the University Film Association (Spring 1979) [special issue: Economic and Industry History of the American Film]

By: (Allen, Jeanne Thomas, guest editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Houston TX, University Film Association: 1979

Edition: (Vol. XXXI, No. 2)

Seller ID: 23360

Condition: Very Good+


[light external soiling, soft vertical crease in front cover (unobtrusive), a little dog-earing at top edge of rear cover, subscription mailing label on rear cover]. An exceptionally rich selection of scholarly articles on various aspects of American film history. Contents: "Copyright and Early Theater, Vaudeville and Film Competition" (Jeanne Thomas Allen); "Vitascope/Cinematographe: Initial Patterns of American Film Industrial Practice" (Robert C. All... View more info

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Edward Bond Letters, Volume I

By: (Bond, Edward) Stuart, Ian, ed.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Langhorne PA, Harwood Academic Publishers: (c.1994)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22658

ISBN: 3-7186-5503-9

Condition: Very Good+


(laminated boards; no dust jacket) [moderate rubbing/scuffing to covers, top corners very slightly bumped]. (Contemporary Theatre Studies, Volume 5) Series "Beginning in the 1980s Edward Bond's dissociation with the established theatre was inevitable as many leading theatre, such as the RSC and the Royal National Theatre, produced plays antithetical to his belief in a new and useful theatre. Consequently, most of Bond's latest plays were not staged in London but giv... View more info

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Complete Texts of the Kennedy-Nixon Debates

By: (Congressional Record)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Congressional Quarterly Inc.: 1960

Seller ID: 22657

Condition: Near Fine


[light handling wear only]. This is an assemblage, I guess you'd call it, of the relevant pages from four issues of Congressional Quarterly, in which were printed the full transcripts of the four debates between Presidential candidates John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon, held on September 26, October 7, October 13, and October 21, 1960. The four sections have been neatly stapled together, and cumulatively present 28 double-columned pages of text (with a large red X dr... View more info

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Souvenir Folio Concert Edition, Volume Six

By: (Elvis Presley)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (n.p.), Boxcar Enterprises: [ca.1976]

Edition: Unstated edition

Seller ID: 23295

Condition: Very Good+


[light rubbing to covers, a few horizontal stress lines along spine, tiny closed tear at top edge of front cover, slight bump/bend at upper right corner]. (color photographs) 28-page souvenir album (including covers), consisting almost exclusively of color photos, mostly full-page, of Elvis in concert (except one where he's interacting with fans); "select photos" are credited to E. [Ed] Bonja, who was Elvis's official photographer during most of his later years.... View more info

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Mother Jones [magazine] (December 1989) [cover: Bart Simpson]

By: (Foster, Douglas, ed.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Foundation for National Progress: 1989

Edition: (Vol. 14, No. 10)

Seller ID: 22708

Condition: Near Fine


[nearly as new, with just a touch of wear at the spine ends; no address label, nor any sign that there ever was one]. The cover story of this magazine about "people, politics and other passions" is about the early career and rise to fame of cartoonist Matt Groening, who was just then poised for even more phenomenal success. The contents-page description of the article reads "The cartoonist who made angst-ridden bunnies funny brings his hostile humor to the ... View more info

Image for Mother Jones [magazine] (September 1989) [cover: Spike Lee]

Mother Jones [magazine] (September 1989) [cover: Spike Lee]

By: (Foster, Douglas, ed.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Foundation for National Progress: 1989

Edition: (Vol. 14, No. 7)

Seller ID: 22739

Condition: Near Fine


[nearly as new, extremely minor wear to the extremities; no address label, nor any sign that there ever was one]. (B&W and color photographs, ads, graphics) The cover story is about film director Spike Lee, and includes a long discussion and analysis of his then-current film was DO THE RIGHT THING. Also in this issue: a photo-essay, "Rites of Man," by Polly Brown; a tribute to journalist I.F. Stone; an article about Florida murderer Tom F. Sawyer; an article ab... View more info

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Esquire: The Magazine for Men (December 1959)

By: (Hayes, Harold, ed.) [contributions by William Faulkner, Arthur Miller, Carson McCullers, Dorothy Parker, and others]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, Esquire, Inc.: 1959

Edition: (Vol. LII, No. 6; whole no. 313)

Seller ID: 22663

ISBN: NO

Condition: Very Good


[rubbing to covers, small tear in right edge of front cover, another small tear and just a bit of paper loss at bottom of rear cover adjacent to spine]. (B&W/color photographs, ads, etc.) An exceptionally rich issue of this generally exceptional magazine. For starters, there are six pieces of fiction in English ("Mink Snopes" by William Faulkner; "End of a Relationship" by Alberto Moravia; "I Don't Need You Any More" by Arthur Miller; "Wake ... View more info

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Motels, Hotels, Restaurants and Bars: An Architectural Record Book

By: (Hornbeck, James S., senior editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, F.W. Dodge Corporation: (c.1953)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22624

Condition: Very Good in Fair dj


[bumping and light fraying to cloth at base of spine, otherwise just a bit of wear to book at edges and corners; jacket soiled, semi-circular piece torn away from top right corner of front panel, various other small nicks and chips, mostly along top edge]. (B&W photographs, drawings, floor plans, etc.) "This informative new book presents for the first time in one place a detailed study of physical design in motels, hotels, restaurants and bars, and graphically shows... View more info