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Image for A Season in Hell / Un Saison en Enfer

A Season in Hell / Un Saison en Enfer

By: Rimbaud, Arthur (revised English translation by Louise Varèse)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Norfolk CT, New Directions: (c.1952)

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 24498

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dj


[minor wear to extremities, small stain near upper left corner of front cover, one-time owner's signature on ffep; jacket faded at spine, missing top one inch of spine, various tears and tiny chips, faint remnants of what look like a couple of phone numbers that were once written near top of front panel (now substanially erased)]. (The New Classics Series, No. 2) Series "A Rimbaud Chronology" (in English only) prefaces the text itself, which is presented in Fren... View more info

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"Isn't That Just Like a Man!" [and] "Oh, Well, You Know How Women Are!"

By: Rinehart, Mary Roberts | Cobb, Irvin S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: (c.1920, c.1919)

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: 23546

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dj


[nice clean copy, light shelfwear, slight bumping to spine ends and a couple of corners; jacket a little edgeworn, one small closed tear and associated creasing]. The "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus" of its day, as two prominent authors of the time weigh in (in back-to-back format) on the foibles of their respective opposite sexes. Mrs. Rinehart opines that "as all women know, there are really no men at all. There are grown-up boys, and middle-aged... View more info

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Hello, Hollywood! A Book About the Movies by the People Who Make Them

By: Rivkin, Allen, and Laura Kerr

Price: $35.00

Publisher: [Garden City NY], Doubleday & Company, Inc.: (c.1962)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24485

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dj


[light shelfwear, minor bumping to top corners, a good sound copy; jacket is heavily edgeworn, with a few small tears, creasing, internal dampstaining (not visible on exterior), etc.] One of the more interesting and unusual anthologies of writings about life in the movie colony, not least because it rather disguises its anthological nature. This 571-page volume consists of 100 articles and book excerpts (the former drawn from both the industry trade press, such as The ... View more info

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Jules and Jim

By: Roché, Henri-Pierre (translated by Patrick Evans)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Avon Books (VS20): 1967

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 23860

Condition: Near Fine


[nice tight copy, appears unread; light soiling and age-toning to covers, tiny diagonal crease at lower right corner of front cover]. Mass Market PB The first American publication of Roché's 1953 novel, "an unofficial Bible for European youth" (and maybe a few American youth as well) -- printed in June 1967, which happened (by design or not) to coincide not with the U.S. release of Francois Truffaut's film version (that had already happened in 1962) but rather ... View more info

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The King and I; based on the novel "Anna and the King of Siam" by Margaret Landon

By: Rodgers, Richard (music), and Oscar Hammerstein 2nd (book and lyrics)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: (c.1951)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23944

Condition: Very Good


(no dust jacket; photographic front-cover label) [light shelfwear to bottom edge, two tiny rips in cloth at top of spine, long diagonal surface-scrape across rear cover]. (B&W photographs) Timeless musical about the not-quite romance between the King of Siam and the English schoolteacher hired to instruct his children. View more info

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The Sound of Music; a new musical play (suggested by The Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta Trapp)

By: Rodgers, Richard (music), Oscar Hammerstein II (lyrics), and Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse (book)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1968 (c.1960)

Edition: 11th printing

Seller ID: 24113

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj


(price-clipped) [no discernible wear to book, tiny bookseller's rubber-stamped name at bottom corner of ffep, brief annotation facing cast page (see notes); jacket has a couple of itsy-bitsy tears at base of spine, light soiling to rear panel]. (B&W photographs) The popular musical, basis for the incredibly popular film of the same name. Although this particular printing dates from 1968 (several years after the release of the movie), it retains the front-panel illustra... View more info

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Do I Hear a Waltz?

By: Rodgers, Richard (music), Stephen Sondheim (lyrics), and Arthur Laurents (book)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: (c.1966)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24442

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dj


[a little deterioration (about 1/2" exposure of board) at bottom edge of front cover, no other significant wear (a review copy, with original publisher's slip laid in); jacket spine completely faded to unreadability, a couple of small scuff marks on front panel]. (B&W photographs) Musical about a spinsterish New York secretary who finds bittersweet romance while on vacation in Venice; based on Laurents's 1952 play "The Time of the Cuckoo," which was adapted i... View more info

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Oklahoma!; a musical play, based on Lynn Riggs' Green Grow the Lilacs

By: Rodgers, Richard, and Oscar Hammerstein 2nd

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: (c.1943)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23943

Condition: Good


(tan decorated cloth; no dust jacket) [moderate wear to extremities, light soiling/scuffing to front cover, top of text block dust-darkened, rear hinge starting to split at bottom]. (B&W photographs) The first Rodgers and Hammerstein collaboration, and also the first one to be turned into a movie (by Fred Zinnemann, in 1955, beating both CAROUSEL and THE KING AND I to the screen by a year). View more info

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A Tribute to Mervyn LeRoy

By: Rohauer, Raymond

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Gallery of Modern Art: (c.1967)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23973

Condition: Near Fine


[nice clean copy, minimal handling wear]. (B&W photographs) 16-page program book (including covers) for a tribute/retrospective to the noted producer-director, then nearing the end of his active filmmaking career. (The filmography in this publication, in fact, ends with MOMENT TO MOMENT, LeRoy's last credited film, although he himself lived for another 22 years.) Five pages are devoted to an interview conducted by Rohauer; the remainder includes a filmography, numerous ... View more info

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The Taste for Beauty

By: Rohmer, Eric (translated by Carol Volk)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition (softcover issue)

Seller ID: 24043

ISBN: 0-521-38592-X

Condition: Fine


[nice clean, as-new book, with no discernible wear]. (Cambridge Studies in Film) Series Trade PB (B&W photographs) "A collection of essays by the filmmaker and critic Eric Rohmer that were originally written for the French film review Cahiers du Cinema between 1948 and 1979. Rohmer, one of the founding members of the French 'New Wave' cinema, was one of the journal's original critics and also served as its editor. Divided into four sections, the essays deal with fu... View more info

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Writing the Script: A Practical Guide for Films and Television [*SIGNED*]

By: Root, Wells

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition (softcover issue)

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24424

ISBN: 0-03-044221-4

Condition: Very Good+


[very slight dog-ear at bottom right corner of front cover, soft crease along left edge of front cover, small fore-edge stain affecting the last ten pages or so]. Trade PB INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the title page: "To George & Virginia -- / who are partially / responsible." "A veteran writer for films and TV, and a successful teacher of the craft, has written an essential guide to writing for the screen -- a 'how-to' book by someone who actually ... View more info

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Six Television Plays [*SIGNED*]

By: Rose, Reginald

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23572

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dj


[light shelfwear, tiny white stains to cloth at both ends of spine; jacket edgeworn (especially along spine), small nicks at spine ends and a couple of corners, tiny chip at top of rear panel, slightly larger chip at bottom of rear panel (no effect on text or author photo)]. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the ffep: "4/19/56 / To Pat and Charlie -- / With best wishes / for a very happy / Tishabov -- / Reggie." Six teleplays by one of the most influential ... View more info

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Cat and Candle; a lively tale

By: Rosenkrantz, [Baron] Palle [Adam Vilhelm] (translated by M. Guiterman)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1926

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 23582

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj


[light wear to book at spine ends, vintage price sticket (J.W. Robinson Co.) on rear pastedown; jacket a little faded at edges and spine, tiny chip at bottom of front panel, about 1/2" paper loss at top of spine, a couple of other small nicks and tears]. One of several of this Danish attorney-writer's novels (many of them mysteries) to be published in the United States, this is the tale of a young man who discovers after the death of his father that "his only in... View more info

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They Don't Dance Much

By: Ross, James

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Carbondale/Edwardsville, Southern Illinois University Press: (c.1968)

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 23910

ISBN: 0-8093-0714-6

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj


[nice clean copy with no discernibile wear, just a touch of foxing to top of text block; jacket has a tiny scuffed spot near the base of the spine, otherwise flawless]. (Lost American Fiction) Series Hard-boiled post-Depression novel (the author's first and last) about a penniless young North Carolina farmer who loses his land for non-payment of taxes, and is forced to take a job working for a former schoolmate -- the colorfully named Smut Mulligan -- who operates a roug... View more info

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Picture

By: Ross, Lillian

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart and Company: (c.1952)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24379

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj


[a very nice copy of this wear-prone book, with just a touch of wear to the spine extremities and the a not-too-severe case of the browning to the page edges that's typical with Rinehart's books of this period; the jacket shows some edgewear, with tiny tears at the spine corners, small closed tear and a bit of associated horizontal creasing at top of front panel, short diagonal crease at top corner of front flap]. An account of the making of John Huston's film THE RED BA... View more info

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The Sidewalks Are Free

By: Ross, Sam

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Company: (c.1950)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24470

Condition: Very Good in Fair dj


[moderately shelfworn, bumped/cracked at lower rear corner, some white residue of some kind near bottom of rear cover; jacket heavily edgeworn, with a particularly nasty jagged tear affecting the upper half of the spine (which is also somewhat faded), also a bit of paper loss at top of spine]. Novel about a young immigrant, "Hershy Melov, born in the Ukraine, brought as an infant to America to grow up in northwest Chicago. The sidewalks were free and waiting to educ... View more info

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Marcos' Lovey Dovie

By: Rotea, Hermie

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Liberty Publishing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23447

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj


(price-clipped) [minor wear to base of spine, otherwise a clean solid book; jacket shows some intermittent wear at edges]. (B&W photographs, facsimiles) I sincerely doubt if I could write anything that would be more enticing (or lurid) than the cover of this book, but to recap briefly: the subject of this book, "Hollywood Actress" Dovie Beams, had a two-year fling with then-Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos, during which she tape-recorded some of their inti... View more info

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The Immortal Girl

By: Ruck, Berta

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company: 1925

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 23950

Condition: Good


(no dust jacket) [shelfworn book, a decent reading copy but no more]. A rare foray into fantasy territory by this fantastically prolific Indian-born Welsh novelist, who turned out about two novels a year between 1913 and 1967. She wrote mostly about (and for) young women, and this book is no exception -- except that the young woman in question starts out the book as a frumpy, middle-aged spinster. She meets an eccentric old professor on a train, and he offers her his ... View more info

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Proceedings: Lizzie Borden Conference

By: Ryckebusch, Jules R., ed.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Portland ME, King Philip Publishing Co.: (c.1993)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24090

ISBN: 0-9614811-5-3

Condition: Fine in Fine dj


[lovely copy, as-new, with no discernible wear to either book or jacket]. Addresses and papers presented at a three-day conference about the Lizzie Borden case held at Bristol Community College in (of course) Fall River, Massachusetts, August 3-5, 1992; the book represents "the culmination of the 100th Anniversary Observance of the Borden Murders." The contributions are divided into five thematic sections: Psychological and Women's Issues; Literary; Historical; ... View more info

Image for The King: A Biography of Clark Gable [*SIGNED*]

The King: A Biography of Clark Gable [*SIGNED*]

By: Samuels, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann, Inc.: (c.1962)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23676

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dj


[bottom corners bumped and a bit worn, very slight bumping to top corner, light age-toning to edges of text block; jacket shows a little edgewear, tiny tears at a couple of corners of the front panel]. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the ffep. The first biography of Gable to appear after his death in 1960 at the age of 59. Signed by Author View more info