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Paris: Distribue par Discina. Quarto; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print on a black ground; Boards in marbled blue paper and blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block has slight spotting to endpapers, vendor label on front pastedown; Appears to be a bound compilation of a paperback of scenario and illustrations from the film, a program from a 1944 “Soiree de gala” presentation of the film, and two tickets to that presentation (one with name in blue pencil written on it); unpaged, chiefly illustrations (b&w).
1926-1933. A seven-item lot from the career of silver screen icon Clara Bow, including six type 1 photographs and an autograph. These photos span the length of Bow’s brief but sensational Hollywood career. Autograph: Bow’s autograph appears on a 6” x 4.5” piece of stationary. The blue ink inscription reads: “To Connie / Clara Bow”. In very good condition. Mild age-toning. Comes with a 8.25” x 10.75” reprint of the movie poster for the 1929 sound-film The Wild Party. Photograph #1: An early studio photo of Bow in costume, taken in 1926 around the time she was making Mantrap. The photo measures 8” x 10” and is in very good- condition. Age-toning throughout, mild wear to edges and corners, slight warping, and a crease in the top right corner. Photograph #2: A 3.75” x 6.25” type 1 studio photo, from around 1927. In very good condition. Verso has notation in blue ink, Wide World Photo stamp in black ink, and a file stamp from 1952. Photograph #3: An 8” x 10” type 1 studio photo of Bow, seated on a chaise lounge. Likely taken in the early 1930s. In very good- condition. Age toning throughout, minor soiling to margins, and a crease at the bottom right corner. Verso has stamp from Wide World Photo, pasted caption, a use-date stamp of 1937 (when Bow was contemplating a return to pictures after a 3-year retirement), and an “Editorial Cut Order”. Photograph #4: A type 1 silver gelatin photo taken in 1931. It shows Bow posing at the wheel of her luxury automobile. Measures 6.5” x 5.5” and is in very good condition. Minor soiling to margins. Verso has pasted caption (which mentions her recent “nervous breakdown”), a file stamp of June 3, 1931, and the stamp for International Newsreel. Photograph #5: A type 1 silver gelatin photo of Bow posing with her father in June, 1931. Taken right before moving to Nevada to the ranch of Rex Bell, her soon-to-be husband. In very good condition, minor age-toning to right and top margin. Verso has blue stamp of International Newsreel, and a pasted caption that reads: “It was a new Clara or / perhaps the old Clara of seven years ago, that / started away from her Beverly Hills home for a / 350,000 acre ranch in Nevada. Clad in a tan polo / shirt, riding breeches and boots, her hair is / unusualy [sic] blonde, with scarcely a trace of its / natural, dark red. Clara is shown here bidding / har [sic] father good-bye. 6/14/31”. A type 1 studio headshot taken during the production of Bow’s last film, Hoopla, in 1933. In good+ condition. Age-toning throughout, faint pin holes in each corner, slight warping at bottom edge, minor wear to edges, and a crease in the top left corner (largely confined to margins). Verso has numerous stamps, pencil notations, and pasted captions. Typed caption from studio states: “WATCH FOR HER -- Clara Bow will delight her many admirers / in her new Fox film, “Hoopla” in which her starring role / offers her an opportunity to reveal her talents as a / dancer. The role of the “It” girl’s lover is played by / Richard Cromwell.” K21002 Shelved Case 0.
United Artists, 1961. A group of five 8" x 10" black-and-white photographs featuring cast members from the 1961 western, "The Misfits": Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable, Montgomery Clift, and Eli Wallach. This collection contains the following: Marilyn on horseback (minor scrape upper left corner) Clark Gable with lasso Montgomery Clift on horseback with Clark Gable in background Clark Gable with Marilyn Monroe (signed/inscribed by Eli Wallach in the background; printed on Kodak digital paper) Group photo of Monroe, Wallach, and Gable on the set (tack holes to corners) CX Consignment. Shelved Case 0.
Hollywood, CA: Paramount Pictures, Publicity Department, 1998. 2-Pocket Portfolio; VG; white covers; pictorial front with red titles and lettering; mild edge wear; light wear to exterior otherwise; pockets holds press information for movie, including "Handbook of Production Information" booklet and photographs house in white paper bag; interior clean.
1959. A studio publicity photo of Groucho Marx taken in 1959, while he was the host of NBC’s You Bet Your Life. This type 1 photo measures 7” x 9” and is in very good condition. Minor creases in image, age-toning throughout, and a faint crease to the top-left corner. Verso has several date-of-use stamps, and a notation in pencil. K21013 Shelved Case 0. CX Consignment.
Cheshire UK: Stafford Pemberton Publishing, 1979. Quarto; G; pink spine with white text; no jacket; cloth exterior shows fairly slight wear; minor foxing to rolled in edges; textblock exterior edges have slight tone; pictorial endpapers; some wear to hinges; clipped tail fore corner front endpaper; interior slightly toned; pencil writing to p 53; illustrated; pp 63.
Cheshire UK: Stafford Pemberton Publishing Ltd, 1980. Quarto; G; blue spine with light green and white text; no jacket; cloth exterior shows modest wear with light soiling; some rubbing to edges; good binding; textblock exterior edges have light tone; pictorial endpapers; mild wear to hinges; interior lightly toned; slight marker writing to p 49; illustrated; pp 58.
Turner Network Television, 2005. Quarto; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey and yellow with black print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in brown paper with gold print, slight shelfwear to rear top edge; Text block has hinge stains at front and rear endpapers, else clean and tight; "DreamWorks Television, from executive producer Steven Spielberg"-- DJ; 96 pages, illustrated (color). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates] NOTE: Shelved in Room X, Case #1.
Universal Pictures, 1968. Original 27 in x 41 in poster from the movie, "Secret Ceremony", plus eight cinema window cards. Cards measure 14 in x 11 in, are numbered at the bottom, and feature images from a scene in the film. Cards in good condition with light bumping to corners; poster was folded and has light creasing, bumping to corners, and edge-wear. CX Consignment. Shelved Room A (S's office).
1958. A 1958 reissue of a movie poster for the 1951 film A Street Car Named Desire, starring Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter and Karl Malden. Screenplay by Tennessee Williams in collaboration with Elia Kazan and Oscar Saul; directed by Elia Kazan. Measuring 27” x 41”. Good; unrestored. Age toning and light wrinkles. A 3.5” open tear appears at the upper left. Several chips along edges with closed tears along crease folds. Scattered stains to the front with greater frequency on back. K21018 Shelved in Room A. CX Consignment.
New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2005. First Printing. Small Quarto; pp 110; VG-/VG-; gray spine with pink and white text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior, sticker to front; cloth has minimal wear to exterior, strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior, interior clean; inscribed by authors and photographer. NOTE: Shelved in Aisle 24 with older 15's.
Rutland, VT and Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1959. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/Fair; black/red pictorial spine with white and red text; first edition; dust jacket has moderate rubbing to exterior; several chips to edges; price clipped front flap; cloth has minimal exterior wear; strong boards; text block exterior edges have slight toning; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; tight binding; illustrated; pp 456.
Scottsdale: Quadrillion media, 2000. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with blue print; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, mild bump to spine tail, vendor label on rear, slight shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by Anderson on the page following front flyleaf; 255 pages.
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1995. Octavo; pp 306; VG-/VG-; light gray/orange pictorial spine with red and gilt text; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; slight dings to edges; cloth has slight tone to tail edge; small sticker to spine; strong boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior head edge; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by Loni Anderson;.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1986. First English Language Edition, First Printing. Octavo; xxvii, 208 pages; Very Good/Very Good; spine blue with blue and white lettering; dust jacket protected in mylar covering, price uncut '$18.95'; minor shelfwear, including age-toning to inside dust jacket; small stain on spine; scuffing to back cover; textblock clean; shelved Cinema.
Secaucus: The Citadel Press, 1982. First edition. Quarto; First edition; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with red print; DJ has light edgewear, tape at spine ends, light soiling to flap folds, else clean and bright; Boards in silver cloth with black print, wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has tape and small surface tear to front flyleaf, else clean and tight; 384 pages, illustrated (b&w). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
New York: Oxford University Press, 1966. Octavo; G/G- blue, gold, and gray spines with white text; 3 volumes: A Tower in Babel: A History of Broadcasting in the United States, to 1933, pp 344; minor wrinkling to fore edge to half title page; The Golden Web: A History of Broadcasting in the United States 1933-1953, pp 391; broken rear hinge; The Image Empire: A History of Broadcasting in the United States from 1953, pp 396; dust jackets have sunned spines; some chips to edges; modest shelf wear to exteriors; cloths show slight sunning to spines; panels have light wear; sturdy boards; text blocks have mild wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffeps; interiors clean; illustrated;.
Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1976. First English language edition. Quarto; First English language edition; VG/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ has edgewear, tears at spine ends and flap corners, tear to front top spine corner (taped), shelfwear; Boards in black cloth with silver print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; vii, 264 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
Paris: Editions de la Roseraie, 1927. first limited edition (420 copies on Velin de Rives); signed by Illustrator and Publisher. Large quarto in black and brown hardcovers with beige letters; spine black with no letters; VG; boards with minimal soiling; deckle edges slightly dusty; color illustrations throughout covered with rice paper; text in large print; pp. 215; in French; signatures on end page; this novel inspired the 1935 major motion picture featuring Arletty and Michel Simon; in good condition; shelved front table. please contact us for shipping costs.
Maidenhead UK: Big Finish Productions Ltd, 2004. First Edition. 10mo; VG-/G+; black spine with purple and white text; first edition; dust jacket exterior shows slight wear; some dings to edges; two closed tears to head rear edge; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; cloth exterior has minimal wear; straight boards; text block exterior edges have age toned modestly; slight stain to tail corner to few last pages; otherwise interior clean; pp 242.
New York: Hastings House, Publishers, 1979. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 311; G/G-; blue/orange spine with ivory and navy text; dust jacket has modest sunning to exterior; most sunning to spine; several chips to edges; price clipped front flap; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges have light tone; slight shadow toning to endpapers; tight binding; illustrated.
New York: St. Martin's Press, Inc., 1976. Octavo; pp 304; G+/G; white/purplish pink spine with white and red text; dust jacket shows moderate rubbing to exterior; some smudges to exterior; minor chips to edges; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; sturdy boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; offset to endpapers; profusely illustrated; interior clean.
New York: Ballantine Books, Inc., 1972. First Printing. 10mo; G+/paperback; white spine with black text; first printing; covers show modest exterior wear; slight smudges to exterior; intact binding; textblock exterior edges slightly age toned; mild tone to interior pages; profusely illustrated; unpaginated.
New York: United Catalog Publishers, 1953. Eighteenth edition. Octavo; Eighteenth edition; G-; Hardcover; Spine, grey with blue print; Boards in grey cloth with blue print, wear to spine caps, edges, and corners, smudging/shelfwear; Text block has minor spotting to fore and bottom edges, long tear along spine edge to title page, light age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; variously paged, illustrated (b&w).
Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2006. First Edition. Octavo; VG/paperback; purple spine with white text; first edition; covers have minimal exterior wear; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; text block exterior edges shows one or two small spots; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; pp 208.
Cambridge, New York, New Rochelle: Cambridge University Press, 1989. First Edition. Octavo; G/paperback; pp 363; white spine with black and red text; originally published, 1965; covers have some soiling smudges; light sticker residue to rear; intact panels; text block exterior edges have very light foxing; few minor spots to first two pages; frontispiece; illustrated; light pencil.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; black spine with silver text; dust jacket exterior shows minimal wear; first edition, first printing; dust jacket exterior shows mild wear; previous bookshop's 'autographed' sticker to front; minor edge wear; cloth exterior clean; good binding; textblock exterior clean; illustrated; pp 255; inscribed by author.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers, 1919. Photoplay Edition. 12mo; G/Fair; pp 299; beige spine with black text; dust jacket has partially missing spine; several small chips to edges; tape mends inside dj; age darkened spine; mylar wrap; cloth shows slight shelf wear to exterior; rubbed corners; sturdy boards; text block exterior edges has modest tone; frontispiece; illustrated; small label of previous bookshop to rear pastedown; good binding.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1975. Quarto; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, red with white print; DJ has edgewear, slight tear to front top edge and to front bottom edge, remains of label on front bottom edge, mild shelfwear; Boards in black cloth with gold print, light wear to corners and spine caps, wear to bottom edge, else clean and strong; Text block has small stain to top edge, else clean and tight; 306 pages, illustrated (b&w). [NOTE: Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
London: William Kimber, 1953. Octavo; G/Fair-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with red print; DJ has small tears to all edges and at center of spine, toning to spine, peripheral toning, smudging on rear, price-clipped; Boards in red cloth, wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight;160 pages.
New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1940. Large Thin Octavo; pp 35; G+; sunned blue spine with black text; no jacket; cloth has lightly sunned edges; mildly bumped spine edges; strong boards; text block has light tone to exterior edges; light pencil to ffep; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; good binding; interior clean.
1932. Original script for "Cavalcade (British Version)" dated 1/10/1932 based on a play by Noel Coward with movie directed by Frank Lloyd. Background information on this "British Version" is scarce with the only mention being found on IMDB Alternate versions. Script is marked "Dialogue Taken From the Screen" with note on the film length: 9500 ft. Script has 81 pages; moderate toning and wear with front cover completely detached CX Consignment shelved Room A.
Paris: Editions Paris-Musee de Societe de l'Histoire du Costume, Palais Galliera, 1988. Quarto; pp 271; VG-/G; white spine with black text; dust jacket shows mild tone to spine and toward edges; minor chips to edges; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block edges have light wear; light pencil to ffep; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Biograph Company, 1897. One of a series of films taken by the Biograph Company (W.K.L. Dickson) during the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1897, this film is believed to be a longer version (~35s) of "Afternoon Tea in the Garden at Clarence House." Footage features members of the Saxe Coburg branch of the family enjoying a meal (and/or tea) in the garden as they gathered to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Queen Victoria's accession, including Alfred the Duke of Edinburgh, the Grand Duke and Duchess of Hesse (and their little daughter Elizabeth), and King George V. This is a 35-second 16mm film (most likely generated from an original 35mm/63mm film) with colorful, yet historically inaccurate, commentary (I believe the narrator misidentifies the individuals present). The image presented in the listing is derived from from an online archive streaming a digital version of this film.