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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

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Federico Cantú: 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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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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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

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

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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CARTOONIST PROfiles (March 1990)

By: (Hurd, Jud, ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Westport CT, CARTOONIST PROfiles Inc.: 1990

Edition: (No. 164)

Seller ID: 23334

Condition: Fine


[nice clean copy with no significant wear]. (cartoon illustrations, B&W photographs) Featured in this issue: an article by cartoonist Jerry Scott, about the construction of a giant "Nancy" balloon for use in parades; an interview with Jay Kennedy, the Comics Editor of King Features Syndicate (including King's submission guidelines, in detail); an article by editorial cartoonist Jimmy Margulies, about publishing a book of cartoons; an interview with magazine cart... View more info

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King of the B's: A Retrospective of the Films of Edgar G. Ulmer [program/poster]

By: (Krohn, Bill)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, UCLA Film Archives in association with Goethe Institute Los Angeles: [1983]

Seller ID: 23398

Condition: Very Good


[light handling wear, a little soiling to rear cover]. (B&W photographs) Full program for a retrospective of the work of the now-acclaimed (but then still pretty obscure) B-movie master, Edgar G. Ulmer, held at UCLA from October 6 through December 15, 1983. This item, printed on both sides of an 18" x 23" sheet and folded into sixths, doubles as a poster: on one side is the primary graphic for the event (including a photo of Ulmer himself) and the schedule of f... View more info

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Musée du cinéma Henri Langlois

By: (Langlois, Henri, Lotte Eisner, et al.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions Cinémathèque Française: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23286

Condition: Near Fine


[bottom right corner moderately bumped, very slight corner crease at upper right corner of front cover]. Trade PB (B&W and color photographs) Extensively-illustrated guide to the numerous treasures gathered (some would say hoarded) by Henri Langlois (1914-1977) during his long and sometimes controversial tenure as director of the Cinémathèque Française, which he had co-founded with Georges Franju and Jean Mitry in 1936. The text, entirely in French, contains: an intr... View more info

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Tijuana Shopping News - issue of April 22, 1938

By: (Luna, Ruben D., owner and publisher)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, Ruben D. Luna: 1938

Edition: (Number 159th)

Seller ID: 22890

Condition: Very Good


(bound with a single staple in the center of the spine) [age-browned and somewhat fragile due to cheap pulp paper, but otherwise in quite nice shape, with just one little tear at the rear hinge, and a diagonal section across the top corner of the front cover that's a little extra-browned]. (advertisements) 12-page advertising handout, touting the many excellent (and duty-free) bargains to be had by "Mr. Tourist" in the fine shopping emporia just over the border i... View more info

Image for Filmmakers Newsletter (October 1974) [cover: CALIFORNIA SPLIT]

Filmmakers Newsletter (October 1974) [cover: CALIFORNIA SPLIT]

By: (Mallow, Suni, and H. Whitney Bailey, eds.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, SunCraft International Inc.: 1974

Edition: (Vol. 7, No. 12)

Seller ID: 23356

Condition: Very Good+


[minor wear to extremities, light rubbing to covers]. (B&W photographs, ads) This issue's highlights include: an interview with director Robert Altman about the making of his film CALIFORNIA SPLIT, with an additional sidebar interview entitled "An Altman Sampler," in which he speaks about other topics and films, notably M*A*S*H and IMAGES; an interview with Tony Frangakis about the making of his film PHOS, a 20-minute religious-themed drama shot entirely in Greec... View more info

Image for Reader's Digest Condensed Books: Spring 1952 Selections (Volume IX) [Adventures in Two Worlds; The Gabriel Horn; Duveen; Out of Africa; East Side General]

Reader's Digest Condensed Books: Spring 1952 Selections (Volume IX) [Adventures in Two Worlds; The Gabriel Horn; Duveen; Out of Africa; East Side General]

By: A.J. Cronin, Felix Holt, S.N. Behrman, Isak Dinesen, Frank G. Slaughter

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Pleasantville NY, The Reader's Digest Association: (c.1952)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22889

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj


[solid clean copy, minor wear to extremities, very slight bump to bottom rear corner, light age-toning to edges of text block, one-time owner's name/address stamp on both pastedowns, ffep and title page (enough already!); the jacket is slightly edgeworn and lightly rubbed, with tiny tears and a teensy bit of paper loss at a couple of corners, a bit of creasing in the middle of the rear panel]. Vol. 9 The ninth volume in the RDCB series, with the Spring 1952 issue of ... View more info

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"Mister Abbott"

By: Abbott, George

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: (c.1963)

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 23022

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj


(price-clipped) [nice clean book, spine very slightly turned, miniscule bump to top front corner; jacket shows just a bit of edgewear, tiny puncture-tear in rear panel, a few tiny nicks and tears (rendered unobtrusive by new jacket protector)]. The "uninhibited autobiography of the celebrated Broadway showman," published when he was a mere child of 76, marking the 50th anniversary of his first appearance on Broadway. According to the jacket blurb he was then abou... View more info