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Image for Story: The Magazine of the Short Story (September 1937) [includes "Hotel Raleigh, the Bowery" by Maltz]

Story: The Magazine of the Short Story (September 1937) [includes "Hotel Raleigh, the Bowery" by Maltz]

By: (Maltz, Albert, et al.) Burnett, Whit, and Martha Foley, eds.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Story Magazine, Inc.: 1937

Edition: (Vol. XI, No. 62)

Seller ID: 21031

ISBN: NO

Condition: Very Good


[light soiling to covers, otherwise a nice clean copy with a good firm binding]. Contains the following stories: the novella "Hotel Raleigh, the Bowery" (by Albert Maltz, called "a new writer of importance" on the magazine's cover); "Young American Couple" (Griffith Beems); "Rome Was Not Built in a Day" (Alice Weber); "Captain Postovov" (Carl Jacobs); "The Willow Tree" (Frances Frost); "The Pond" (R.F. Baum); "A... View more info

Image for Art Studio Life Magazine (July-August 1926) [cover: Mlle. Ledova]

Art Studio Life Magazine (July-August 1926) [cover: Mlle. Ledova]

By: (none)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Wilmington DE, All-Arts Group, Inc.: 1926

Edition: (Vol. 1, No. 8)

Seller ID: 10829

ISBN: NO

Condition: Very Good-


[some small tears and chips at edges of covers, but generally a decent copy, covers attached, no loose pages, internally very clean]. (B&W photographs) A curious mix of short articles of vaguely artsy interest, liberally interlaced with photos of naked women in vaguely artsy poses. There are profiles of movie stars (Reginald Denny, Colleen Moore), of course, and short pieces with titles like "The Bathing Suit Idea" and "In the Field of Highway Construction&#... View more info

Image for Story: The Magazine of the Short Story (November-December 1947)

Story: The Magazine of the Short Story (November-December 1947)

By: (O'Flaherty, Liam, et al.) Burnett, Whit, ed.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Story Magazine, Inc.: 1947

Edition: (Vol. XXXI, No. 127)

Seller ID: 21030

Condition: Good


[a decent clean copy, with small tears in binding at top and bottom of spine, vertical crease in middle of front cover, faint beverage-ring stain on front cover]. Contains the following stories: "The Infamous Mansion" (Richard Coleman); "Two Lovely Beasts" (Liam O'Flaherty); "The Green Palms" (Robert Payne); "The Open-minded Pagleighs" (Evelyn Gustafsson); "Santa Comes to Manheim" (Gertrude K. Bakst); "The Good Deeds" (Jeb ... View more info

Image for "The Night Johnny Ace Died" [in Esquire magazine, March 2007] [cover: Robert Downey Jr.]

"The Night Johnny Ace Died" [in Esquire magazine, March 2007] [cover: Robert Downey Jr.]

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Hearst Communications, Inc.: 2007

Edition: (Vol. 147, No. 3)

Seller ID: 15262

ISBN: NO

Condition: Near Fine


[light handling/reading wear, minor soft finger-creasing to covers; printed subscription address block on front cover]. (B&W/color photographs, ads, etc.) Contains Burke's short story about a honky-tonk singer. Magazine also includes: profiles of Robert Downey Jr. and film director David Fincher; short features on Iggy Pop ("What I've Learned") and Christina Ricci; article, "The American Way of Justice," by Lt. Commander Charles Swift, about the Guantan... View more info

Image for Buzz [magazine] (February 1995) [cover: Susan Sarandon]

Buzz [magazine] (February 1995) [cover: Susan Sarandon]

By: Mayer, Allan, ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Buzz Inc.: 1995

Edition: (Vol. 6, No. 1)

Seller ID: 17080

ISBN: NO

Condition: Near Fine


[nice clean copy, subscription mailing label at lower right-hand corner of front cover, but no significant wear]. (photographs, ads, graphics) Mid-run issue of this L.A.-centric magazine, subtitled on the cover "The Talk of Los Angeles." (Except that mostly, it wasn't.) The cover story is an interview with actress Susan Sarandon, entitled "The Anti-Star." Also in this issue: "The L.A. Decade," an article positing Los Angeles as "undeniably ... View more info

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"The Night of the Iguana" (in Esquire: The Magazine for Men, issue of February 1962)

By: Williams, Tennessee

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, Esquire, Inc.: 1962

Edition: (Vol. LVII, No. 2; whole no. 339)

Seller ID: 22553

ISBN: NO

Condition: Very Good


[moderate external wear, about 1/2" paper loss at top of spine, small surface-peel strip near lower left edge of front cover, short closed tear at bottom of rear cover]. (B&W/color illustrations, ads, cartoons, etc.) The highlight of the issue is the first appearance in print of the Williams play, which had opened on Broadway in December 1961. (The New Directions hardcover edition wasn't published until the Spring.) A small-print notice informs us that "this i... View more info

Image for Stage: The Magazine of After-Dark Entertainment - June 1936 [cover: W.C. Fields in the Motion Picture "Poppy"]

Stage: The Magazine of After-Dark Entertainment - June 1936 [cover: W.C. Fields in the Motion Picture "Poppy"]

By: {Fields, W.C.}

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Stage Publishing Company, Inc.: 1936

Edition: (June 1936)

Seller ID: 10229

ISBN: NO

Condition: Very Good


[moderate wear at edges/corners, front cover clean and bright, very light dampstain at bottom of rear cover extending through about the last one-third of the magazine; no labels or exterior markings]. (B&W photos, other illus.) Oversize magazine (too big for my scanner!) with a terrific front cover color photo of W.C. Fields in POPPY; there is also a full-page ad for the movie, featuring a caricature of Fields, on page 11. The magazine gives a thorough rundown of what w... View more info

Image for People Weekly [magazine] (August 17, 1987)  [Elvis Presley cover story]

People Weekly [magazine] (August 17, 1987) [Elvis Presley cover story]

By: {Presley, Elvis}

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9714

ISBN: NO

Condition: Very Good+


[minor wear at corners/edges, light surface wear to covers, half-inch separation at bottom of spine]. (B&W photographs) Cover story: "Ten Years Later: Elvis: Private scenes from the life of Rock's most enduring legend." Also includes articles on Lee Ermey, Roy Rogers, Lou Diamond Phillips, Eric Bogosian, Carly Simon, many others. View more info