New York: Del Rey/Ballantine Books, 1976. First Edition. 8vo., 183 pp., VG+/VG-; DJ, spine blue with white lettering, navy blue pictorial front cover with white lettering; very mild shelfwear to DJ (e.g., rubbing to corners, creasing/wear to back flap; "BOOK CLUB EDITION" stated to bottom of front flap; The first edition was issued as a book club edition; DJ protected by mylar; gray boards with navy blue lettering to spine; virtually no shelfwear to boards; interior clean; novelization of the 1977 film released six months prior to the movie's release; LP consignment; Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf to the right of ephemera items.
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New York: DK Publishing, 2018. First U.S. Edition. Quarto; pp 351; VG-; blue spine with white text; no jacket; cloth shows mild scratches to exterior; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 1970. First edition. SBN 870491121; Octavo; VG/VG; Dustjacket has some rubbing incl. some slight loss/fading of color in a few small areas, DJ has occasional mild edge wear, flaps are age toned and have a little bit of light foxing near their upper edges; Boards straight and strong, some very occasional and faint foxing visible at close range on boards (esp. back board), pastedowns are age toned and have some light foxing, binding strong; Textblock age toned, textblock fore edge has foxing, tail edge very occasional foxing, end papers and book's first and last few pages have some light foxing, interior clean; 239 pp.
New York: Pitman, 1969. First Edition. Oblong Quarto; VG-/G-; Beige spine with black text; DJ shows heavy wear through surface scuffing/rubbing, scratches and few open/closed tears up to 2", spine sunned, multiple small stains along spine; Boards strong, dust material on exterior head; Textblock has heavy foxing on exterior head, few spots on tail, penmark on front end paper, interior has small marks on first white page; Binding strong; 234pp.
Colorado Springs: Gauntlet, 2005. Limited Edition, #379/500. Limited Edition; Quarto, 317 pages; VG-/VG-; Black, White, and Grey Illustrated spine with Red and White text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, slight shelfwear; Boards strong, bumping to corners, otherwise clean; Textblock clean; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
Colorado Springs: Gauntlet Publications, 2010. First Edition. Octavo; pp 271; VG/VG; black spine with white text; dust jacket has minimal wear to edges; exterior clean; mylar wraps; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; gift inscription to half title page; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1976. First Edition. Octavo; pp 463; VG-/G; dark beige spine with purple and black text; dust jacket has tape mend to front head edge; minor wear to edges; light wear to exterior; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges, some foxing to exterior head edge; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author to ffep; also greeting card laid at ffep written by author.
Rutland and Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Company, Inc., 1983. First. Octavo; VG-/Fair; Red spine with white text; DJ has top right corner torn off, other small tears, tape on front, and edges over all are frayed with moisture stains; Boards have rubbed corners and moisture stains; Textblock is age toned; pp 243.
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1929. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 342pp.; VG-/G+ condition; spine brown leather with 5 raised bands, gilt lettering; rebound in full brown leather, floral patterned endpapers; top edge of text block gilt; two gilt border lines on each board, small hand with quill embossed in gilt on lower fore corner of front board; front board loosened, yet present and currently still attached ; mild shelfwear, primarily to corners and hinges; INSCRIBED and presented by author Lorna Moon to Francis Marion on the third front endpaper, dated February 25, 1929; The dedication for this book reads 'To / Frances Marion' making this a fascinating Dedication Copy; Please see all seven photos for details LSM consignment; The most renowned female screenwriter of the 20th century, and one of the most respected scriptwriters of any gender, Frances Marion was the first writer to win two Academy Awards, for her writing on The Big House (1930) and The Champ (1931), and the first woman to win an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. She served in Europe as a combat correspondent during World War I, after which she moved to Los Angeles and was employed by director Lois Weber as an assistant, in which position she received a thorough apprenticeship in the film industry. She began writing scripts and attracted the attention of Mary Pickford. The pair began a long relationship as both friends and artists, with Marion serving as Pickford's official screenwriter. She wrote many of Pickford's most famous and memorable silent films as well as many other of the great successful pictures of the 1920s and 1930s, and has been credited with writing 300 scripts and over 130 produced films. Her influence resurrected the career of Marie Dressler and resulted in her greatest glory, and her scripts for Marion Davies are among the most memorable of that actress' oeuvre. She died in 1973, one of the most respected names in Hollywood history. Shelved in AS office.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1926. First Edition. 8vo., 217pp.; VG; spine green leather with 5 raised bands, gilt lettering; rebound in full green leather, green patterned endpapers; top edge of text block gilt; Frances Marion's name embossed in gilt on lower fore corner of front board; mild shelfwear (see photos); INSCRIBED and presented by author Lorna Moon to Francis Marion on the third front endpaper; LSM consignment; See all six photos for details The most renowned female screenwriter of the 20th century, and one of the most respected scriptwriters of any gender, Frances Marion was the first writer to win two Academy Awards, for her writing on The Big House (1930) and The Champ (1931), and the first woman to win an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. She served in Europe as a combat correspondent during World War I, after which she moved to Los Angeles and was employed by director Lois Weber as an assistant, in which position she received a thorough apprenticeship in the film industry. She began writing scripts and attracted the attention of Mary Pickford. The pair began a long relationship as both friends and artists, with Marion serving as Pickford's official screenwriter. She wrote many of Pickford's most famous and memorable silent films as well as many other of the great successful pictures of the 1920s and 1930s, and has been credited with writing 300 scripts and over 130 produced films. Her influence resurrected the career of Marie Dressler and resulted in her greatest glory, and her scripts for Marion Davies are among the most memorable of that actress' oeuvre. She died in 1973, one of the most respected names in Hollywood history. Shelved in AS office.
Chicago: Cinebooks, Inc., 1985, 1986, 1987. first edition. Small quarto; G+/no-DJ; medium blue spine with gilt text; 14 volumes - v. 1: A-B, v. 2: C-D, v. 3: E-G, v. 4: N-R, v. 5: S, v. 6: T-V, v. 9: W-Z, and v.10: Silent Film (1910-1936), supplements (2) and indices (2); cloths are slightly sunned & rubbed on exteriors; light smudges, scratches & small stains exteriors; panels are otherwise intact & strong; text blocks all show slight wear & light toning due to handling & age; v. 3 has slight writing on copyright page; pp 8965. Signed by authors in volume one. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. SHELVED ON AISLE 10 TOWARDS THE BACK OF AISLE ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1985. First printing. Thick octavo. Good+ in good+ dust jacket. Light blue spine with black lettering. Foxing to underside of dust jacket, Foxing to text block edges, most notably to the fore-edge. Rubbing to fold of rear DJ flap along the fore-edge, foxing at the extreme tops of the DJ flaps. Slight discoloration at top of front pastedown. Minor shelf-wear to covers. Binding strong. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 753pp. Volume 2 only.
Milwaukee: Applause Theatre and Cinema Books, 2014. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Black spine with red and white text; dustjacket is clean aside from light scuff mark with minimal edgewear; dustjacket back inside flap is creased on the bottom lateral corner; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 330.
Madison, Teaneck: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2005. First edition. Octavo. VG in VG dust jacket. Black and pink spine with black and pink lettering. Slight shelf-wear to dust jacket panels. Covers clean, binding strong, text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 292pp.
Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc. Publishers, 1992. US Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. bright red clothbound HB with stamped black titling down spine and centered on front board. neat board, a bit bumped at the corners. solidly bound, hinges secure and endpages clean. with some b/w illustrations. some pencil to table of contents, textblock just lightly read and handled, edges fair. 93 pp. ISBN# 0899506771.
New York: Bonanza Books, 1972. First. Octavo; VG-/G+; black, grey and white photograph spine with red and black text; dustjacket has light scuffing and scratching, light discoloration, light edgewear; boards are strong and clean with light bumping to corners, light fraying to head and tail of spine; textblock has light age toning, hinge lightly cracked and expose at half-title page, otherwise textblock is clean, binding tight; 862pp.
London, UK and Totowa, NJ: David & Charles, Barnes & Noble, 1982. First edition. Octavo. Good in good+ dust jacket. Light tan spine with black lettering. Sun-fading to top edges of DJ panels. Minor other shelf-wear to DJ panels and covers. Binding intact. Foxing or offsetting marks to front and rear free endpaper and pastedown. Foxing to fore-edge of the text block. Sporadic foxing to several pages, primarily at the fore-edge margin and only rarely to the actual text. 208pp.
Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1979. First Edition. Thin octavo; good/good; dj, yellow spine with red and black text; dj, age-toned; tape repairs to head/tail of spine; dampstaining at the spine; HB, dark green cloth spine with silver text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; foxing; underlining, Ch's 5 and 6 of 13 chapters; text block edges, spotted; B/W sketches by Laura Butler; 157pp.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996. First American Edition. Octavo, 404 pages, VG/VG-; DJ, black spine, white lettering: mild overall wear to DJ; mild wear to head, tail, and corners; small closed tear with slight material loss to bottom right corner of front cover; "$24.95" to front flap, DJ covered by mylar; red matte paper boards, bright gold lettering to spine: mild overall wear to boards, light age-toning/wear to text-block, interior clean; shelved Case 8.
New York: Thames and Hudson, Lost Angeles County Museum of Art, 1987. First Edition. Square Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Black spine with white text; Moderate shelf wear to covers, fraying, and chipping along sides and edges, rubbing and minor scratches to surfaces, creasing to DJ flap; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid; Text block clean; 293 illustrations, 113 in color; 256 pp; Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 87-50184.
San Diego and New York: A.S. Barnes & Company, Inc., 1980. first edition. Small Quarto; G-/G+; Rust spine with yellow & black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has slight wear along edges and slightly rubbed exterior, sticker on front flap; Cloth has rubbing at corners and spine edges but exterior is clean and panels are strong & intact; Text block shows slightly ivory toned exterior edges with cracking at title page along binding and between pp 234-235 away from binding; previous owner's label on rear pastedown; pp 307. Signed on book plate on ffep.
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1965. First Edition, Fourth Printing. Octavo, 316 pages; VG/VG; spine gold with black and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$5.95', slight chipping to head and tail of spine; bump to upper corner of rear board; signed on ffep, 'Best Regards / Ronald Reagan'; SG consignment; shelved case 5.
New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1977. First printing. Large Octavo; G+/G-; Off-white spine with black & gold text; Dust jacket has slightly age toned exteriors with small tear at tail fore edge and one at rear tail edge, some light rubbing on exterior, and lightly frayed edges with taped tear at spine head edge; Sticker on front flap; Boards have slightly sunned spine with otherwise slight shelf wear on panels which are strong & sturdy; Text block has slightly age toned edges, some light foxing at exterior head edge, with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 240. Inscribed by the author.
New York: William Morrow, 2013. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Black spine with some gray and pink at head of spine and white and red text: DJ is very clean with minimal shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, very light rubbing mainly to corners and head and tail of spine, binding tight: Textblock is clean and pages unmarked: First Edition: 306 pp.
Berkeley, Los Angeles & London: University of California Press, 1998. First Paperback Printing. Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: White and black spine with white and black text: Covers have light shelfwear, some soiling/dust staining, slight fraying to corners: Textblock has some age toning to exterior, 3 pages have creases from being dogeared, otherwise pages clean and unmarked: 339 pp.
Cranbury, NJ: A.S. Barnes & Co., 1977. US Printing. Qto. VG/VG. tall light gray DJ spine with black titles jacket front with bright plum framed, b/w images densely fill the gray cover with its full black titling. slim DJ inner flaps, under clear protective cover. dark red clothbound HB with silver stamped titling, its adjacent boards thick and sturdy. b/w illustrations throughout the clear ivory textblock. 175 pp. ISBN# 0498019616.
New York: An Owl Book, Henry Holt and Company, 1996. First Metro Paperback Edition. Octavo; First Metro Paperback edition; G; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover has mild edgewear, slight creasing to spine, but is clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed to Jack Valenti in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; xiv, 514 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2012. First Edition. Folio; VG- Hardcover w/ VG- Dustjacket; Tan and black spine with Brown text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, slight shelfwear; Boards strong, slight edgewear, slight shelfwear, small white mark on front cover; Textblock has signature and inscription from author on title page, otherwise clean; 276 pp; Signed and Inscribed by author.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2013. First Edition, Third Printing. Octavo, 306 pages, VG-/VG-; dark green pictorial DJ, light yellow and white lettering: very mild overall wear to DJ, wear/closed tearing to bottom corner of front cover, "U.S. $25.00 / Can. $28.99" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, dark green cloth spine, dark green paper boards, bright gold lettering to spine: mild bumping/small circular dent to bottom corner of front board, light age-toning to text-block, small black scuff mark to top; mild aged-paste staining to gutters of endpapers; interior clean, slight closed tearing to fore-edge of pages 306-307 and last unnumbered blank page; INSCRIBED by Shyamalan to title page; shelved Film.
Ontario: Council for the Arts and the Canada Council, 1971. Octavo; VG-/G-Hardcover in 'as is' condition; Red spine with white text; Heavy shelf wear and age to dust jacket, rubbing along surfaces and spine, chipping to jacket at sides and edges, fraying all around, dj is price-clipped at flap; Heavy wear and age to boards, light bumping at corners; Binding cocked, Toning to paste-down, hinges and pages; Age toned and darkened text block exterior, text block clean, grey-scale illustrations; 280 pp.
Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota, 1986. Limited edition, 1 of 1,000 copies printed. thin oversize 8vo. gray/white pictorial wraps cover, red/black rear with stapled binding. gently handled, slim and clear and excellent interior. no marks nor writing to the textblock highlighted by b/w stills and photos. 28 pp. part of University of Minnesota, Wilson Library, Special and Rare Books Collection. 28 pp. Shelved above Ephemera section.