Katholiek Filmfront, 1938-1939. First Edition Thus. Quarto; 452pp; [4pp]; full brown cloth; no dustjacket; covers soiled; bottom joint has a five inch split beginning at crown; hinges tender; owner name in ink front endpaper; contents a bit toned but very good overall; text clean and unmarked. [Spine; brown titles on brown cloth].
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Great Britain: Routledge & Kegan Paul, Ltd., 1981. First UK Edition. 8vo. G+/ - no DJ. solid, dark purple wrappers spine, with ivory titling from tip of spine to about mid-spine. tiny publisher acronym close to tail. chafing along both sides and at spine ends. moderate edgewear visible along all softcover edges, much creasing, wrinkling and veins visible upon illustrated wraps cover and small ivory/purple thumbnails on rear with tiny ivory text interior. half-title page has ink writing with purple marker that bleeds through to title page. some illustrations on heavily yellowed ivory semi-gloss sheets, else stock is a mild ivory. much thumbed wraps copy, corners show stress from reading and shelfwear. 228 pp. ISBN # 0710008171.
Paris, France: Aux Editions Du Cygne, 1932. (unstated edition). Quarto. Good- with no dust jacket. Half-cloth half-marbled pink boards. Brown spine with beige panel and black lettering. Slight shelf-wear to covers. Text block edges clean and unmarked. Text of pages clean and unmarked. 366pp. Text in French.
Cambridge, New York, and Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1994. First edition. Octavo. Very good in VG- dust jacket. Very minor shelf-wear to dust jacket panels. Covers clean, binding strong. Foxing to top text block edge. Other text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 167pp.
Göttingen, Germany: Steidl, 2008. First Edition. Quarto, dos-à-dos (i.e., twin or double-sided) binding, unpaginated, smooth black pictorial paper boards, VG: black spines, white lettering: mild wear to boards; minimal wear to clean text-blocks; interiors pristine; 2 volumes bound in 1, with a shared back board; SIDE 1 [black endpapers, Essay by Cameron Shaw, FILMS]; SIDE 2 [CD-ROM to white front paste-down, "For Shelley" stated above CD-ROM, Interview with Dzama by Spike Jonze, DRAWINGS]; front paste-down to SIDE 2 INSCRIBED by Jonze to Shelley (printed) "and Evi—Where were you today? Missed you" (written), dated Dec. 11, 2008; half-title page to SIDE 2 INSCRIBED by Dzama with hand-drawn illustration; shelved Case 11. contains short essays, else numerous full-color photographic plates of an exhibition.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1975. First U.S. Edition. Octavo. Tan boards with blind stamped title and blue cloth spine with gilt letters. With photo illustrated white dust jacket. (VG/VG) Book is in very good condition. Binding strong and text clean with very minor, uniform age toning throughout. Text block has minor foxing; minor shelf wear to binding, light bumping to head and tail of spine. Signed by Truffaut on half-title page. Dust jacket in very good condition with minor shelf wear; age and sun toned with minor scuffs to front and spine; bears original pricing of $12.50; dj now protected by mylar sleeve. [D.C. Store: Case #5 ] Signed by Truffaut. 350 pages.
Malaysia: Pelanduk Pubs. 2002. first edition. octavo in black cloth hardcovers with black and brown DJ in brodart; VG/VG; white letters on spine; previous owner's inscription on ffep; DJ, paper and text in good condition; black and white photographs; a great biography of the Malay entertainer; shelved in cinema biographies.
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, Inc., 1998. First Paperback Edition. Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. black glossy wraps spine with gray and neon yellow title between tiny white authors and small b/w pictorial square. b/w pictorial softcover front and glossy rear, excellent shape. solid volume form, smooth-spine and exterior. textblock is bright white with columns of textblock and small to large b/w photos and text highlights. clean, bright copy inside and out. 624 pp. ISBN# 0198711247.
Bloomington, Indiana/ London, England: Indiana University Press, 1970. First U.S. Edition. Hardcover Large Duodecimo; VG/VG; Black spine, White text; DJ is clean with minimal shelf ware. Age toned. Small open tear on upper corner near spine. Rubbing on corners and edges; Text block age toned but clean. Text and photographs legible and clear; pp 176.
New York: Random House, 2006. First Edition. Folio, unpaginated, VG-/VG-; gray pictorial DJ, white lettering: mild creasing to head, tail, and corners of covers; approx. 1" long closed tear to bottom margin of back cover; "U.S.A. $75.00 / Canada $90.00" to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; navy blue cloth boards, debossed navy blue lettering: cocking to spine and boards, casing somewhat loose, binding strong; bumping to corners; creasing to bottom corners of last five (5) leaves as well as bfep; interior pristine, with full-color photographic plates by Leibovitz; INSCRIBED by Leibovitz to half-title page, dated 2009 in Washington, DC; shelved Alcove 1.
New York: Henson Organization Publishing; Alfred A. Knopf, 1982. First Edition Thus. Folio, 128 pp., VG-/VG-; black DJ, white lettering to spine; overall wear/scattered light scratching to covers; slight tear to top corner of back cover; dry residue along fore-edge of front cover and back flap; age-toning predominantly to flaps, text clear and legible; "$25.00" to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; maroon cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; scattered light scratching to boards, cloth unaffected; light spotting with mild gray discoloration to bottom margin of front board and bottom corner of back board; very mild wear to bright text-block; interior clean and fully illustrated; shelved Front Table or Window.
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; contains ephemera to front endpapers (Del Rey "Science Fiction Book Club" brochure featuring Star Wars); interior clean; novelization of the 1977 film released six months prior to the movie's release; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. First Edition. Octavo, 218 pages; VG/VG-; spine is black with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$23.00', has minor wear along the top and bottom edges with a closed tear at the top of the front cover and creating on the upper front flap, has discoloration on the back cover; binding has minor wear along the bottom edges; pages have minor dust build up along the top edge; signed by the author on the title page; shelved case 10.
New York, NY: Hastings House, Publishers, 1973. US Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. DJ spine coloring is split between medium blue and b/w photography for bottom half and continues as such across front panel. heavily abraded at spine ends and scuffed, with tiny chips and a concentration of shelfwear and fatigue. front jacket cover corners show exposure and abrasive contact, rear corners approximately at top/bottom rear, taped gashes, remainder heavily yellow spotted and with diagonal creasing, under clear protective cover. mottled bleach look upon light blue clothbound spine, dark blue lettering imprinted. title repeated in dark blue centered within upper half. rough wear to spine ends and corners. faintly age-toned endsheets with purple permanent marker over pen on right fep. ivory textblock generally clear with lightly foxed edges that do not affect interior condition past endsheets, condition noted above. 238 pp. ISBN # 0803857950.
New York: Newmarket Press, 1996. First ed. VG/VG 8vo in photo-illus. DJ, title in blue and black on tan spine. Minor shelfwear to DJ. Spine straight, boards flat. Pages clean, flat and white. 213 pgs. Signed on half-title pg. by Ismail Merchant, Jeanne Moreau and Marc Tissot. This item was from our Dupont Circle store, now shelved in Maryland warehouse.
Associazione Fondo Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1989. First Edition. Softcover Quarto; VG/VG; White spine, black text; Clean, light general shelf wear, minimal sunning on spine and edges of text block, pages durable, text and illustration legible and clear; dust jacket; Includes a 1992 program from a retrospective of the director's work; pp 331. Shelve Case #11.
Bombay: CINEMA India-International, 1985. First Edition. Octavo, 649 pages; G/VG-; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; sticker covering price on front flap and copyright page, stating price to be '$60.00'; mild wear to dust jacket; name written on ffep; gutter open at rear endpaper; scarce; shelved case 10.
Gütersloh: Editions Prisma/Sigbert Mohn Verlag, 1963. First French Edition. 4to., unpaginated, VG/VG-; DJ, spine white with red lettering (faded pink, text legible), black and white pictorial front cover with red lettering; shelfwear to DJ, particularly to head and tail of spine, edges, and corners; scuffing to covers of DJ, particularly to bottom of back cover; two tears to back cover of DJ, no material loss; DJ protected by mylar; gray cloth boards, red lettering to spine; virtually no shelfwear to boards, light scratching to fore-edge of text-block; boards slightly cocked, binding strong; contains many black and white portraits by Ray, including many famous persons; INSCRIBED by Ray to half-title page; text in French; occasional creasing to leaves, very mild age-toning to margins of interior, text clear and bright; shelved Case 11.
Runnemede, NJ: Fran Striker, Jr., 1983. First Edition. Octavo, 143 pages, VG/VG; paperback, golden yellow covers, no lettering to spine, black lettering to front and back covers: mild overall wear to covers; light age-toning/wear to text-block; interior clean, replete with black-and-white graphics; INSCRIBED by Striker, Jr. to title page; label with publisher's information to verso of page 143; shelved Case 13.
Hamden, Connecticut: Archon Books / The Shoe String Press inc., 1977. First Archon Books Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. lightly tanned DJ spine strip, a strip of the illustrated design, which appears as a fine weave of gray and off white. thin black characters title between tiny author and publisher. tiny chips and tiny closed tears, very minute and concentrated at ends and outer extremities. faintly foxed inner flaps. charcoal clothbound HB, stamped silver characters, thick silver frame to large main title. spine ends and corners a touch worn. heavily foxed fep/ffep. ivory textblock interior. few illustrations, mostlyb/w film stills. faint foxing to the outer ivory edges. 314 pp. ISBN# 020801635X.
Boston, MA: G.K. Hall & Co., 1980. First edition. Octavo. Good with no dust jacket. Blue spine with gold lettering. Slight shelf-wear to the covers. Notable foxing to text block edges. Discoloration to the exterior hinges. Foxing to gutter of front and pastedown. Binding intact. Foxing to several early pages prior to the title page. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 201pp.