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H. G. Wells
MEN IN THE MOON
Signed Presentation Copy
First Edition, 1901
LOT OF 4
FLATSIGNED 1ST PRINTINGS
All in Original Dust Jackets
True First Printings
PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE GILMAN PAPER
No. 304 of 1200 Limited Printings
First Edition, 1985
IS A HARSH MISTRESS
Signed by Robert & Virginia Heinlein
First Edition, 1966
THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF MEDICINE
True First Edition - 1892
Flatsigned by Dan Brown
Stated First Edition - Feb. 1998
THE DIVINE CHARACTER VINDICATED
Underwritten by P. T. Barnum
Robert A. Heinlein
A STRANGE LAND
First Edition, 1961
RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Edward Fitzgerald Translation
Elihu Vedder Illustrations - 1912
Robert Penn Warren
FRANKLIN LIBRARY SET
Six Leather-bound Classics
Signed Limited Editions, 1977
CURRIER & IVES - Printmakers
to the American People
Expanded Special Edition, 1942
THE HARDER THEY FALL
Signed by Schulberg
First Printing, 1947
USED - RARE - OUT-OF-PRINT
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HOWARD HAWKS: THE GREY FOX OF HOLLYWOOD. Todd McCarthy. Grove
Press, New York, 1997. Hard Cover. Interior Pristine, Unmarked.
Hard cover has minor discolorations, 1 small mark on bottom page
edge. Dust Jacket Condition: Pristine, As N. First Edition,
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ix, 756 pp., illus., biblio., index;
24 cm. Very slightly shaken binding. PARTIAL
CONTENTS of this life of the director of John Wayne's RIO BRAVO.
: Introduction: The engineer as poet; Origins; Boy of Privilege;
Rich kid in Hollywood; Showtime; The sound barrier; A new dawn;
The Criminal Code; Tough guys: Hughes, Hecht, Hays, and
Scarface; Back to Warners: The Crowd Roars; Tiger Shark;
Sidetracked at MGM: Faulkner, Thalberg and Today We Live; Viva
Villa!; Screwball: Twentieth Century; Barbary Coast; Flying
high: Ceiling Zero; The Road to Glory; Include me out: Come and
Get It; Big spender: RKO, Gunga Din, and Bringing Up Baby; Only
angels; His Girl Friday; Slim, Hemingway, and An Outlaw;
Sergeant York; Catching fire; Air Force; The Bel-air front; Not
in the script: To Have and Have Not and The Big Sleep; The urge
to independence: Red River; Slim walks, money talks; Skirting
trouble: I Was A Male War Bride; An old boss, a new mate; The
fox at fox: Monkey Business and Gentlemen Prefer Blonds; In the
land of the pharaohs; Sojourn in Europe; Bravo; Fun in the bush:
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HOLLYWOOD'S GOLDEN YEAR, 1939: A
50th Anniversary Celebration. SCARCE
COLLECTIBLE. Ted Sennett. Hardbound. Stated First
Edition, 1989. NY: St. Martin's Press. Very Fine in Fine Dust
Jacket. Unmarked, with no chips, rips or bends. Profusely
illustrated with detailed "making of" the great films of 1939,
including GONE WITH THE WIND; MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON;
WUTHERING HEIGHTS; GUNGA DIN; DARK VICTORY; YOUNG MR. LINCOLN;
STAGECOACH; THE WIZARD OF OZ and many more. Large coffee-table
volume (9x12). 270pp.
THE MAKING OF THE AFRICAN QUEEN, OR HOW I WENT TO AFRICA WITH
BOGART, BACALL AND HUSTON AND ALMOST LOST MY MIND. COLLECTIBLE. KATHERINE HEPBURN. N. Y: Alfred A. Knopf.
Hardbound. Stated First Edition. Hepburn's first book.
Fine in Fine dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with candid b/w
shots, many full-page, of Bogart, Huston and Hepburn with film
crew in Africa. Unmarked other than Christmas 1987 inscription
on front blank end page. Not price-clipped; no stickers. 129 pp.
MAD MAD MAD MAD WORLD: A LIFE IN HOLLYWOOD. Stanley Kramer with
Thomas M. Coffey. Forward by SIDNEY POITIER. Stated FIRST
EDITION. Hardbound. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" -
12" tall. Interior Unmarked, AS NEW. 251 pp.
TONY CURTIS, THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY. Tony
Curtis with Barry Paris.
NY: William Morrow, 1993.
Stated First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in
Fine Dust Jacket. Almost As New; brief gift inscription first
blank end page; otherwise unmarked. Around 50 photographs, many
full-page, of the Tony Curtis (Bernard Schwartz) life, including
those with first wife Janet Leigh and childhood and recent shots
of daughter Jamie Lee Curtis. 352 pages.
THE FRIENDS COOKBOOK: "COOKING WITH
Out of Print. Nashville: Rutledge
Press in conjunction with Warner Bros. 1995. All the Recipes
from the Show and more, and including over 50 color photographs,
many full-page, of the entire cast with quotable "food" and
"coffee" lines from the FRIENDS scripts as spoken by JENNIFER
ANISTON, MATTHEW PERRY, DAVID SCHWIMMER, LISA KUDROW, COURTNEY
COX, and MATT LEBLANC. By Amy Lyles Wilson. Recipes by
Jack Bishop. Fine Condition in Very Fine Dust Jacket. No
marks, rips, or creases; Unnoticeable 2" clip from top of front
blank end page only. 128 pp. plus complete recipe Index.
TAB HUNTER CONFIDENTIAL: THE MAKING
OF A MOVIE STAR, by TAB HUNTER with EDDIE MULLER. Chapel
Hill NC/NY: Algonquin - Workman. Hardbound in Very Fine Dust
Jacket. First Edition. Almost As New. Pages unmarked, pristine.
The 1950s matinee idol whose later comebacks include POLYESTER
and LUST IN THE DUST writes on his life and close associations
with DEBBIE REYNOLDS, ROCK HUDSON, JOAN COHN, NATALIE WOOD,
ANTHONY PERKINS, JOHN WATERS, ALAN GLASER and many others.
Includes his scandals, successes, sacrifices and love of horses
he experienced as the pin-up boy for millions of teenage girls
(and boys) and how he dealt with the reality of hiding his
homosexuality after being renamed (from Arthur Gelien) and made
a star by DICK CLAYTON and HENRY WILLSON. 378 pp.
THE SHEIK by E. M. Hull. NY: A. L.
True First Edition prior to
the A. L. Burt "Photoplay" edition. This rare collectible is the
basis for the classic silent film starring Rudolph Valentino,
which was (very loosely) patterned after the Arabian adventures
of T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia") in World War I which
had ended only three years earlier. Boards, spine, pages, and
hinges are in Good/Good condition. Hardbound. No dust jacket.
Tight and unmarked other than 1/2" pencil notation inside front
cover. Age-toning throughout. 296 pp. Contact for Photos.
IN THE WATER WORLD OF MONGO. RARE
Whitman (a BIG LITTLE BOOK) 1937 Hardbound. First
Edition. Cover Good/Interior. Good --
only 1 small price mark on front blank endpage.
Mid-binding page unglued--spine starting but holds. (Contact for Photos)
||THE FILMS OF
MARLON BRANDO. Tony Thomas. RARE
COLLECTIBLE. [N.Y./Secaucus NJ:
Citadel Press . Stated First Edition. Very
Fine/Fine Condition. Hardbound
Elephant Volume. Appx. 9"x12". (246
pp). Photo-filmography of BRANDO's work from
"THE MEN" to "LAST TANGO IN
PARIS." Introductory article by Pauline
Kael. Many BW photos for each film as well as
plot, cast and shooting notes for THE GODFATHER; A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE; VIVA ZAPATA; ON THE
WATERFRONT and all others. Hundreds of half-tone
photos, many full-page. Unmarked ex-library
volume under mylar protective cover; tight and
clean inside and out other than two 3"
"Withdrawn" stamps on end pages and
card slot rear end page. Small lib. numbers at
bottom of spine. H
SCRIPTWRITING.Dwight Swain.1979.373pp.Soft. Exc.
HARDER THEY FALL. Budd Schulberg. RARE
FIRST EDITION, STATED FIRST PRINTING. NY: Random
House, 1947. Hardbound, no dustwrapper.
Very.Good condition. The prize-winning boxing
novel which became Bogart's final film. Photos.
ROYALE. Ian Fleming. Basis for the James Bond
film. Softbound. Signet,1953. 144 pp. As New,
unmarked. Slight age-toning to pages.
(Contact for Photos).
S. The true story of Frank Sinatra and the Rat
Pack by Sinatra's valet George Jacobs. Anecdotal
material on JFK, Marilyn Monroe, Humphrey Bogart,
Ava Gardner, Greta Garbo, Yul Brynner, Marlene
Dietrich, Noel Coward, Laurence Harvey, Lauren
Bacall, Swifty Lazar. NEW. Very Fine cover,
dustjacket and interior.
RHETT, AND A CAST OF THOUSANDS: The Filming of
Gone With The Wind. Roland
Flamini.Collier,1978.355p. Oversized Softbound.
More than 100 BW location stills. Excellent
condition, minor corner bends on cover, text
||THE LONE RANGER AT THE HAUNTED GULCH Fran
Striker. RARE COLLECTIBLE. First
Edition. Fiction. Hardbound in good dust jacket.
Good . 1941.. Photos/Detail
BURTON, MY BROTHER.Graham Jenkins. Intro. by
Elizabeth Taylor. Harper&Row,1988.First U.S.
Edition.347 p. More than 20 personal BW photos.
Hardbound.Very fine cover, dust jacket,interior.
Inscription on front end page.
W.D.Richter screenplay novelized by William
Harrison. Basis for Robert Redford , Yaphet Kotto
film. Ballantine, 1980.First Edition.Softbound. 8
p. of BW photos.152 p.
WARNER BROTHERS: 1935-1951. Rudy
Behlmer.Fireside,1987.343 p. Oversized Softbound.
More than 20 BW location stills, production memos
& letters..Excellent condition,minor corner
bend on cover,text unmarked, pristine.
WITH THE WIND: The Screenplay. Sidney Howard, F.
Scott Fitzgerald, Ben Hecht et al. Includes
momorandi Selznick to director(s)/cast/writers
with commentary on production difficulties.
Collier First,1980, originally written 1936.416
p. Oversized Softbound.More than 100 BW location
stills.Very Good condition,minor corner bends on
cover, small water stain front blank pages only,
text unmarked, pristine.
FOR THE CAMERA.Tony Barr.1982.309pp.Soft.Very
ACTING.James Hindman .1979.193pp.Soft.Very
BOOK OF SCENES. Eric
BOOK OF MOVIE MONOLOGUES.Marisa Smith .1986.101
pp.Hardbound. Very Good.
THE MASTER DIRECTOR DISCUSSES HIS FILMS. Jeff
Young. 1999. 368 pp. Memoirs and analysis by Elia
Kazan, the director of STREETCAR, WATERFRONT,
VIVA ZAPATA and many other classic American
films. The making of each film and and
reflective opinions given in intimate detail by "Gadge" (1909-2003). Hardbound 1ST
EDITION in dj. AS NEW.
FILMS OF INGMAR BERGMAN.Janus
SCRIPT WRITING.Norton Parker.1968.330pp.Soft.As
Kaminsky .1988.211pp.Soft.As new.
AN INTRODUCTION TO TELEVISION WRITING. Coles
Trapnell.1974.245pp.Soft. Very good condition.
TIME IN THE SUN (Faulkner,Agee,Fitzgerald ).Tom
Dardis.1976.245pp.Hardbound.Very good. Text
ELECTRONIC MEDIA: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE
PROFESSION. Peter Orlik.1992.487pp.Manual
included. Hard. Excellent Condition. Inscription,
with minor TOC marks.
PLANNING: POSITIONING AND DEVELOPING SCRIPTS FOR
TV AND FILM.Tony Zaza.1992.248pp.Soft. AS NEW,
WRITER AND THE SCREEN. Wolf Rilla. Foreward by
TO SELL YOUR IDEA TO HOLLYWOOD.Robert
WAKE UP SCREENING: Everything You Need To Know
About Making Independent Films. Frank D.
Gilroy.1993.360pp.Soft.Very good, inscription.
AMERICAN SCREENPLAYS: First Series. Sam Thomas,
Editor. (Includes WESTERN FRONT, REBEL,
BONNIE/CLYDE, ARTHUR, CANDIDATE). 1986. 538pp.
Hard. Excellent, unmarked text, inscription.
THE LEGEND: The Life and Times of John Ford.
Scott Eyman. 1999. 656pp. Hardbound. Interior
unmarked, As New. Cover bit spotted.
YEARBOOK: The World's Largest Collection of High
School Yearbook Photos of Hollywood's Greatest
Stars. SCARCE COLLECTIBLE.
Calif.: Del Rey Enterprises, 1977. Soft Cover. No
Jacket as issued. First Edition. VG /Fine.
Interior clean, tight. 30 (oversized) pp. Stapled
Paper Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" -
12" tall. Contains 143 high school yearbook
photographs with stars' real names, birthdates
and birthplaces, school name, city, state and
graduating year and extra-curricular activities.
Includes Presidents Johnson, Nixon, Carter and
Ford and the infamous O.J. Simpson and Robert
Blake. 30 oversized pages, uncoated paper covers
printed in red and black with a Star Quiz on rear
cover. Among many other star high school
photo-descriptions are Marlon Brando, Paul
Newman, Henry Winkler, Woody Allen, Barbra
Streisand, Robert Redford, Marilyn Monroe, Sal
Mineo, Johnny Mathis, Elvis Presley, Mel Brooks,
Chubby Checker, Johnny Carson, Bing Crosby, Bob
Dylan, Farrah Fawcett, Mick Jagger, Liberace, and
Carole King. (Contact
AMERICAN SCREENPLAYS 2. Sam Thomas, Editor.
(Includes STING, SIERRA MADRE, CITIZEN KANE,
JULIA, ENDEARMENT, SOME LIKE IT HOT).1990. 612
pp. Hardbound. AS NEW, Unmarked.
The Rebel Hero in Films. Joe Morella . Citadel,
210pp. Hardbound Elephant Volume. Hundreds of BW
Photos (CLIFT, DEAN, BRANDO, NEWMAN, GARFIELD,
McQUEEN are analyzed). Interior Pristine, As
New. Minor cover wear. Contact for Photos.
Liv Ullman. SIGNED
with drawn "Heart" by Ullman.1978 (3rd
printing Bantam Softbound edition). Fine/Very
Fine Interior. Contact for Photos.
AND TELEVISION REPORTING (WORKBOOK). Roy
ACTORS: The Craft of...Performing (In-depth
technique of 11 Stars including Harry Hamlin,
Jack Gilford, Katherine Helmond, Robert
Guillaume ). Richard Blum.1989.153pp.
BURTON: A LIFE. Melvyn Bragg & Sally
Burton.1988. 533 pp. Color/BW Photos. Interior
Very Fine, Unmarked. Small cover spotting.
||JAMES DEAN: The Mutant King. David Dalton. 1974. 396
pp. Dell Softbound. 100 BW Pix. Interior
Pristine, Unmarked. Minor coverwear.
WELLES: Actor and Director. Joseph McBride. 1977.
159pp. Softbound.Over 60 BW Photos.Very
Last Tycoon. Roland Flamini.(Uncorrected Proof
POWER...The New Hollywood. Mark Litwak. 1986.
336pp. Oversized Softbound.Cover, Interior AS
NEW. Minor edge spotting.
I LOVE YOU: An Intimate Portrait of PETER
SELLERS. Michael Sellers .1982. 238pp.Hardbound
with DJ (Mylar).VF/VF, Unmarked.
Making & Marketing of Independent Films.
David Rosen/Peter Hamilton (Sundance/IFP). 1990.
326pp. Oversized Softbound.Cover/Interior AS NEW,
Unmarked.Minor spotting on edges.
NICHOLSON: Face to Face (Interviews: HOPPER-
HELLMAN- ASHBY- DERN- CORMAN- EVANS- RUSH ). BW
Softbound.Cover Good , Interior Clean. Written
notes on end pp. Contact for Photos.
HOLLYWOOD MURDERS. Ellery Queen.
Fiction "Omnibus" containing 3 Queen
tales: "THE DEVIL TO PAY;" "THE
FOUR OF HEARTS;" "THE ORIGIN OF
EVIL." First Edition. Lippincott, 1951. 480
pp. Hardbound. Dust jacket has minor watermark
and is chipped/small tears edges only.
Cover/Interior Pristine, Unmarked. Slight
yellowing of pages due to age.
(Contact for Photos)
FILM ENCYCLOPEDIA. Ephraim Katz. First Edition.
"The most comprehensive encyclopedia of
World Cinema in a single volume."
AS NEW, Unmarked.
The Films of Humphrey Bogart. Clifford McCarty. COLLECTIBLE.
Cadillac, 1965. 189 pp. 100 BW photos. Hardbound
Elephant Volume. Minor bumping to cover corners,
Interior Pristine, Unmarked. Slight yellowing of
pages due to age.
(Contact for Photos)
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