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All My Sons / A Play in Three Acts

By: Miller, Arthur

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947

Edition: First


8vo, beige cloth. The true first edition of Miller's first published play, but without dust-jacket. The book is clean and tight internally with no chipping, rubbing, or noticeable shelf-wear and with no markings inside or out. There are several very light 'rust' spots on the front cover and gutter and some light sunning on back panel. If only it had the jacket. View more info

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American Cinematographer - 50th Anniversary Issue, January 1969

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, American Cinematographer Magazine, 1969


Small 4to, embossed hardcover. Presentation copy from film editor Herb A. Lightman to the Watts Training Center. Very good. View more info

Dead End

By: Kingsley, Sidney

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Random House, 1936


A 1936 copy, but not the first printing. In dust jacket with $2 price inside front flap and notation of 245 titles in the Modern Library on back flap. With three wood-engravings by Julian Wehr. This is the book that inspired the "Dead End Kids" films. The book itself is in fine condition with no defects other than very light age-toning along top edge. The jacket is good only with a 1" open tear on back, several smaller nicks along top edge and bottom of spine, darkened s... View more info

Devere's Negro Sketches / Recitations and End-Men's Gags

By: Devere, William

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Charles T. Powner, 1946


1946 reprint of a book first issued in 1924. 8vo illustrated wrappers. 130 pp. A collection of minstrel gags, jokes, and speeches 'adapted to the use of amateurs and professionals.' Fine copy; no chips or tears - mild age-toning to the news pulp pages. View more info

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e Vere's Negro Sketches and Endmen's Gags

By: De Vere, William

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Charles T. Powner Co, 1946


The 1946 reprint of a minstrel book first published in 1924. Fine copy; no chops or tears -- just some very light age-toning to the news pulp pages. View more info

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Film Poster: "William Shakespeare's King Lear" starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.

By: Struzan, Drew

Price: $2,250.00


Preliminary design for the mock film poster used in Steven Spielberg’s second Jurassic Park film, The Lost World. During the sequence where the T-Rex terrorizes San Diego, we are treated to a scene in which an out of control bus smashes into a video store. In the front window of the store we briefly glimpse a film poster for King Lear starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. This inside joke was apparently a reference to Schwarzenegger's brief portrayal of "Hamlet" in his 1993 ... View more info

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Front Page, The

By: Hecht, Ben and MacArthur, Charles

Price: $750.00

Publisher: NY, Covici-Friede, 1928


First edition. 8vo pale grey cloth, fore- and bottom edges untrimmed, Near fine copy with a fade-blemish on spine and one small dirt smudge on back cover . Text and endpapers clean and unmarked. Fair d/w not priced clipped; flaps vg-fine but lacking lower 3” of spine and upper 1” with large chips, smaller tears and nicks on back panel and flap edges. Dampstain at edge of d/w spine. Nevertheless, quite scarce in d/w. View more info

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Graven Images / The Best of Horor, Fantasy, and Science-Fiction Film Art

By: [King, Steven] and others

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Grove Press, 1992


1st ed. Fine copy in dustjacket; this copy signed by author Clive Barker, one of the contributors, as well as by editor Keith Burns and Ronald Borst, owner of the collection. This is the fully illustrated compendium of the best Horror, Fantasy Science Fiction Film Art -- posters and cards from the Ronald Borst Collection. View more info

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Knight's Gambit

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Random House, 1948


1st ed., 8vo in dustjacket. This copy from the library of Hollywood film producer Jerry Wald, and bearing his inked signature on the front end paper. Wald produced the Faulkner films The Sound and the Fury and The Long Hot Summer. The book is very good-near fine with just some light discoloration in the top right front corner of the binding. The dust jacket is good only. No large tears but has a 1/2" closed tear at front lower spine, a 1/2" open tear at upper spine, a ... View more info

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Matsukaze / A Japanese No Play by Kwanami Translated into English by Dan Frank Waugh

By: Kwanami aks Kanami

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Privately Printed by Dan Frank Waugh, 1933


8vo, decorated rice-paper over boards, 1/4 vellum. 36 pp. Matsukaze( Wind in the Pines?) is one of the most highly regarded of Noh plays. It tells of two ghost sisters — Matsukaze (Wind in the Pines) and Murasame (Autumn Rain) — who await their lover long after his and their deaths. Interior pages on rice-linen. Fine in original black cardboard slipcase; the slipcase s split open but present. No. 8 of 75 copies. View more info

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Sons and Soldiers

By: Shaw, Irwin

Price: $85.00

Publisher: NY, Random House, 1944


1st ed, a fine copy in dust-jacket. The book itself is nearly pristine. The dust jacket is fine; no chips or tears but some light age-toning on spine. View more info

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The Art of Walt Disney . From Mickey Mouse to the Magic Kingdoms

By: Finch, Christopher

Price: $110.00

Publisher: New York, Abrams, 1973


The true first edition (1973) with the original 3-dimensional applique of Mickey Mouse and acetate dustjacket. The book itself is in fine condition, with the white cloth still bright on the front and with just some minor soiling along the top and bottom edges of the back cover (from shelf-wear). The acetate d/w has some scuffs and a few crayon marks and has two 3" closed tears on the back a 1/2" closed tear on the front. View more info

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The Invisible Art

By: Vaz, Mark and Barron, Craig

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books, 2002


Near fine copy in good dust jacket. The book itself is near fine; no defects internally. The covers have some spots of shelf-rubbing on bottom edge, some light surface wear on front; also a very small black ink 'remainder' mark on bottom edge. The dust jacket is only good. 1" tear at bottom of front flap, 1/2" top front near spine, and smaller nicks and edge wear top and bottom; a few surface scratches on front and back.Near fine copy in good dust jacket. The book itself... View more info

The Law on Horseback and Other Stories

By: Hart, William S.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Times-Mirror Press, 1935


1st ed. (1935) in dust-jacket, inscribed to western film actor Guinn "Big Boy" Williams. (Dodge City, Santa Fe Trail, the Comancheros). A good copy; interior is clean and tight. Front hinge is a little loose at top, but fully intact. A few stains inside front cover where the inked signature bled when the book was apparently closed before the ink dried. 1/2" light stain on front cover, otherwise exterior has average wear but no significant defects. Only the front panel of... View more info

The Mummy

By: Riley, Philip (Ed.)

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Magic Image FilmBooks, 1989


1st ed. thus. 4to, black cloth. Facsimile of the original script for the 1932 Boris Karloff film -- originally entitled "Im-Ho-Tep", screenplay by John Balderston. With 54 pages of introductory essays and photos from the film and promotional materials. Volume 7 in the Universal Filmbooks series, This is the special limited edition of 100 copies signed by the editor, the publisher, contributor Forrest Ackerman, Researcher Gregory Man, Egyptologist Walter Daughterty, and ... View more info