New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1857. Octavo; pp 864; G+; dark brown leather spine and fore corners, gilt text and small beige to spine; ex-library; boards have heavily rubbed corners, slight sun faded spine, wear and scratches to exterior of panels; text block shows darkening to exterior, previous library's book plate to front pastedown, shadow toning to fore corners of first and last page, light pencil to title page, remnants of library label to last page, residue of pouch to rear pastedown;.
New York: Billboard Publications, Inc. 1988. First U.S. printing. Quarto; pp 280; VG/VG-; blue spine with red text to white panel; white slipcase has soling towards edges, but intact; dust jacket shows slight sunning to exterior, minor chipping to head spine edge; cloth is clean with strong and intact boards; text block shows minimal wear, tight binding, unmarked pages; inscribed by Betty Carter;.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1979. First edition. Thin octavo. VG- in VG- dust jacket. Light yellow spine with red and black lettering. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Covers and dust jacket panels clean. Binding strong. Text of pages clean. Small remainder mark to bottom edge of text block near the spine. 160pp, with 146 black and white illustrations.
New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House-Publishers, 1978. Quarto; pp 633; VG-/VG-; beige spine with black and brown text; dust jacket is covered with mylar and shows light sun fading to exterior, minor edge wear; boards are clean, strong and intact; text block has minor wear to exterior edges, previous owner's name stamped to front pastedown, interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Collection of Hollywood ephemera from the career of Francine Ames (1921-1997), who appeared in several films during the 1940s including "Over 21" (1945) and "A Thousand And One Nights" (1945). All items are in good condition. The Collection Includes: * Signed/inscribed photograph of Francine Ames *Ames' Screen Actors Guild Membership Card for the period between 8/1/1944 and 10/31/1944 * Columbia Pictures Corp. Employment Contract for job as "dancer" signed Oct. 4th, 1945 with accompanying letter * Republic Productions Inc. employment contact for job of "dancer" -Shelve Autographs binder in Case 2 (Ephemera items in bag in binder marked "Autographs").
Wien: Verlag Holzhausen, 1998. Quarto; VG/VG; Red spine with blue & yellow text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has minor shelf wear; Cloth is clean with strong and sturdy panels; Text block has minimal wear on exterior edges with clean pages and tight binding; pp 284. German text. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1965. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G+; Black spine with red and blue lettering; Jacket is frayed at the lower edge with some light tearing and creasing at the corners, taping to the lower spine, inner front flap is price-clipped; Boards are straight with some bumping at the edges; Binding is tight; Text block is bright and clean; 342 pp.
New York, St. Louis, San Francisco: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1970. Octavo; pp 95; G/G-; black & orange spine with white text; dust jacket shows light scratching and rubbing to exterior, chipping to corners; boards are clean, strong and intact; text block has minor wear and light foxing to exterior edges, previous owner's book plate to front pastedown, slight writing to page 95;.
New York: Wildenstein & Co., Inc. 1984. Quarto; VG/VG-; white spine, no text; plastic jacket has general shelfwear, peeling at spine head and tail, two-inch closed tear in back at spine head; cover is clean; textblock has age toning to exterior, former owner's inscription on title page, otherwise clean; pp 158.
Berkeley & London: University of California Press & University of California Press, Ltd. 1981. Small quarto; G+/no-DJ paperback; pp 251; black spine with ivory lettering; covers have slight rubbing to exterior with light scratches, panels are sturdy and intact; text block show slightly foxed exterior edges, remainder markings at head edge, interior clean with tight binding;.
New York: Harmony Books/Crown Publishers, Inc. 1990. First American edition. Quarto; pp 176; VG-/VG-; blue/black spine with yellow text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, small closed tears to tail edge, other minor wear to edges; cloth has minor rubbing to corners, exterior clean with strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges, interior clean;.
London: John Murray, 1821. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt text; boards are half bound with leather spine and fore corners & marbled panels; front panel is detached but present; tail spine edge is missing; edges are moderately scratched & corners are rubbed; text block has darkened due to age on exterior edges; text pages has age toned fore corners, otherwise pages are unmarked w/ tight binding; previous owner's book plate on front pastedown; pp 439.
New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1992. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; yellow spine with black text; boards have light staining on rear & minor rubbing; otherwise panels are sturdy & strong; minor edge wear; text block shows light wear along edges, due to use; light moisture stain at rear end paper at tail edge; pages are spiral bound, which is covered by spine; text pages are fully bound & unmarked; pp 217.
Beverly Hills, California: Academy of Motion Picture Art and Sciences, January 1992. ISSUE 180- PART 1. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. bright pink Qto softcover, tall wraps spine and panels both hued evenly in the near neon shade with contrast lettering in small uppercase titling for title and subtitle between larger issue number and year of publication. edgewear is minimal, smooth-spined and wraps corner neat. semi-glossy interior sheets include an alphabetical list of players, leading women, ingenues, artists' representatives, writers' representatives, casting society of America, and radio/television reference. 612 pp. (VOLUME 1 ONLY).
Beverly Hills, California: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, January 1992. ISSUE 180 - PART 3. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. bright pink Qto softcover, tall wraps spine and panels both hued evenly in the near neon shade with contrast lettering in small uppercase titling for title and subtitle between larger issue number and year of publication. edgewear is minimal, smooth-spined and wraps corner neat. semi-glossy interior sheets include an alphabetical list of players, characters & comedienne, characters & comedians, artists' representatives, writers' representatives, casting society of America, radio/television reference. 578 pp. (Issue 180, PART 3 ONLY).
Beverly Hills, California: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, January 1992. ISSUE 180, PART 2. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. bright pink Qto softcover, tall wraps spine and panels both hued evenly in the near neon shade with contrast lettering in small uppercase titling for title and subtitle between larger issue number and year of publication. edgewear is minimal, smooth-spined and wraps corner neat. some rubbing and gray smudges to cover and solid pink rear. semi-glossy interior sheets include an alphabetical list of players, leading men, younger leading men, artists' representatives, writers' representatives, casting society of America, and radio/television reference. 682 pp. (Issue 180, PART 2 ONLY).
Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press, Inc. 1983. First edition. Octavo. Good+ with no dust jacket. Yellow spine with black lettering. Slight shelf-wear to covers, including a one-inch faint vertical red scuff mark from the top of the rear cover. One eighth inch stain to top front corner of covers. Binding strong, text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and unmarked. 349pp. VOLUME 2 ONLY.
Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1972. Octavo; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, yellow and white with red and black print; DJ has slight spotting, edgewear, mild shelfwear; Boards in green cloth with white print, bumps to bottom outer corners, mild wear to spine caps, slight spotting; Textblock clean and tight; xiii, 230 pages, illustrated.
New York, NY: Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. (D.A.P.), 1998. First Edition. thick Qto. VG+/VG+. yellow/natural/brown pictorial DJ spine and jacket front has thick overlay titling in black, white and red. minimal wear, under clear protective cover. solid red clothbound HB with blind-stamped type, its adjacent boards neat. clean and heavily illustrated in b/w and some color throughout ivory textblock. 360 pp. ISBN# 1564660575.
New York, NY: William Morrow & Company, Inc. 1982. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. basic ivory DJ spine and jacket front. DJ spine begins with large red main title, small authors and publisher in black. color pictorial jacket front. edgwear moderate with a moisture exposure seepage stain along the jacket rear bottom edge to tail of spine. this affected the interior HB also, dark pink foot beneath the large gilt characters is marred and has bled to stain the inside of DJ for 2 inches. adjacent panels are beige. textblock clear, with a mid-volume image gallery in black/white. as is.351 pp.
1942, 1957, and 1962. VG condition Quarto paperbacks; A Collection of four magazines with three stories by William Faulkner. Three first appearances in The Saturday Evening Post (Hell Creek Crossing, The Bear, The Waifs) and one duplicate of the 1962 edition (Hell Creek Crossing); Collection has some wear at spine and edges, three of the volumes have the age-toned delivery label from the previous owner on the front cover, the label on one of the copies of "Hell Creek Crossing" is half removed with a rubbed away portion on the front cover, the second copy of this magazine has the delivery address label still intact; Each magazine in kept in a protective sleeve. Oversized item. For expedited/international orders, please inquire first about shipping charges and possible increases. Items kept in upstairs office, on top portion of bookshelf.
Philadelphia: 1974. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Dark blue spines with gold text; Privately printed; 3 Volumes-II, III & IV; Boards have shelf wear such as sunned spines, moderately rubbed & scratched ext gold text; Boards have shelf wear such as sunned spines, eriors, some fraying along spine edges, otherwise sturdy; Text block have slightly age toning, all volumes have underlining throughout text; pp 1794.
Sandy Hook: Yesteryear Press, 1998. first edition. Small Quarto; VG-/no-DJ paperback; White spine with black text; Covers have very slight wear, just some small smudges and scratches on exterior, few browns spots at rear head edge as well as slight rubbing along edges, and slightly bumped head fore edge but otherwise panels are intact and sturdy; Text block has minor wear on exterior edges however text pages are clean with tight binding; pp 295.
Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, Ltd. 1965. First edition. Octavo. Good in a fair+ price-clipped dust jacket. Orange and red spine with black lettering. Tears and chipping along the top and bottom of the dust jacket spine. Some rubbing to dust jacket. Spine slightly slanted. Binding, book block edges, and text pages all very good. 205pp.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, B.V., The Netherlands, 1984. Reprinted. Quarto; pp 352; VG-/VG-; blue/black spine with yellow text; dust jacket is covered with mylar and has very slight wear to exterior; text block has slight wear to exterior edges, spine is slightly cocked, remainder mark to tail edge, interior clean; inscribed by author; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Cambridge: Washburn & Thomas, 1926. Unstated, apparent first edition. Thin octavo. Fair+ with no dust jacket. Black spine with gold lettering. Moderate shelf-wear to covers. Several small stains to covers, slight rubbing wear. Black cloth of spine beginning to separate. Binding slightly loose. Age-toning to pages. Text block edges clean. Tear to the top corner of pages 9-12, affecting only the margins, not the text. 49pp. With an introduction by Charles Hall Grandgent and illustrations by George Cruikshank.
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: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. 1986. First edition. Quarto; pp 317; VG-/G; black spine with pink text; dust jacket has rubbing and light scratches to exterior, minor edge wear; cloth shows rubbing wear and bumping to edges and corners; text block has moderate wear and slight foxing to exterior edges, remainder mark to tail edge, moisture staining to rear head edge, interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. 1986. First edition. Quarto; pp 317; G/G-; black spine with pink text; dust jacket has rubbing and light scratches to exterior, minor edge wear; cloth shows rubbing wear to edges and corners; text block has moderate wear and slight foxing to exterior edges, additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Red spine with gilt text; 6 volumes: 1-TV Underwater: Silver Springs, Florida, April 15, 1956; 2-Barnhart Dam: U.S.-Canada Border, June 3, 1956; 3-Western Plains: Laramie, WY, Sept. 16, 1956; 4-Guided Missiles: White Sands, NM, March 3, 1957; 5- The Immigration Patrol Story on the California-Mexico Border, April 28, 1957; & 6-Marine Assault: Quantico, VA, May 12, 1957; Cloths have slightly sunned spines with minor scratches and rubbing as well as slight white smudges on exterior of panels and lightly rubbed edges and corners but otherwise panels are strong and intact; Text blocks have darkened somewhat on exterior edges due to age with light foxing on some first pages however bindings are tight with fully bound pages.
London, New York and Bombay / Dublin: Longmans, Green, & Co. / M.H. Gill & Son, Ltd. 1912. reissued. Small quarto; G/no-DJ; green spine w/o text; cloth has slightly age toned exterior edges; minor wear along edges; slightly rubbing & fraying at corners; panels are intact w/o damage; text block pages show slight wear on exterior edges; previous owner's name on ffep; slight cracking along binding between pp 8-9, 16-17, 48-49 & 56-57; previous bookshop's stamp on ffep; otherwise pages are unmarked with light browning around edges; good binding; overall good condition; pp 104.
New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1932. Octavo; G/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text on a brown panel; 2 volumes; cloths have moderately sunned spines; exteriors have light damp staining, at front fore edge of vol. 1 & on rear of vol.2; other marks & light scratches on exterior, such as whitish spotting on rear of vol. 1; panels are strong & intact,otherwise; text blocks have darkened slightly due to age on exterior edge; some shadow toning along hinges; light foxing on last few pages of vol. 1; text pages are intact w/tight binding; pp 556.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2000. limited first edition [[#1275/1350]. Octavo, vg+/none; in green full leather with gilt pattern on boards, title on spine, and five raised bands; Signed by King, limitation page; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 299 pp. all edges, gilt;else very good; Shelved Easton/Franklin.
Munchen, New Providence, London & Paris: K.G. Saur, 1993. Small quarto; VG/no-DJ; pp 408; dark yellow spine with black and white lettering; this volume only; cloth has minor wear to exterior, boards are strong and intact; text block show minimal wear to exterior edges, interior clean with tight binding;.
Paris: Les Marchands de Nouveautes, 1839. Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Brown spine with gilt text on a dark red bar; Volume one only; Boards have stain at head edge near spine with heavy rubbing wear along spine edges and tear at head of spine, lower spine is missing exterior layer, and fore edge corners are heavily frayed, front panel is slightly splayed; Text block has darkened due to age with sticker and previous owner's book plate on front pastedown, cracking between pastedowns and end papers along hinges but panels are still attached, foxing, light staining at edges and shadow toning on first and last few pages, small tear at tail edge of pp 290, however all pages are fully bound; pp 292. French text.
New York, NY: Chelsea House, 2011. US Printing. large 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. medium and dark orange segments color the HC spine, black titling segmented by gray "cinema" film bands. they extend across both partially illustrated boards with white text fields. textblock is a light white, illustrated with many images on clear semi-glossy stock. 134 pp. ISBN# 9781604138382.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. 1982. first edition. Quarto; G+/no-DJ paperback; Green spine with yellow text; Covers have slight shelf wear such as lightly rubbed and smudged exterior with minor edge wear and panels are intact; Text block has light foxing on ffep, slight cracking along front hinge at binding, and also shows slight wear on exterior edges due to age and handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 125.