New York: Sotheby's, 1990. Large Octavo: VG/no-DJ wraps: Black spine with yellow text: Covers have some mild edgewear, slight fraying of corners, mild scuffing on front and back: Textblock slightly darkened with age, otherwise in good condition with no markings/tears: Book is an auction catalog from the sale of animation cels, features many color photographs of the cels for sale: No page count given.
Movies and Television
Zurich: Diogenes Verlag AG Zurich, 1977. Enlarged quarto. VG/Good- DJ. Green and blue spine with illustration of a woman in a white dress and black text/title; dustjacket has some moisture exposures staining on the front, front inside flap, and the back; in addition, dj is age-toned; dj also has mild to moderate edgewear (tear about 1 inch on the front, 1.5 inches tear on the back and various other minor less noteworthy tears on the back); boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 344.
Oblong Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Thin black spine with no text: Clam shell case has light rubbing to edges, slight chipping at head and tail of spine, clean: Covers have minimal shelfwear, small white spot on front else clean and binding solid: Textblock is clean: Book includes short quotations from reviews of the movie and awards it has won along with a page titled "For your consideration", it was likely produced as promotional material intended for distribution to academy members during awards season: Unpaginated. Please see the four photos attached for details.
New York: Quigley Publications, 1955. Annual. Octavo; good/none; black leatherette spine with silver text; quarter-bound w/orange cloth boards; ex library, stamps and markings; shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; 1096 pp; ads; binding shaken; front hinge, split start; edges, staining; else very good.
Beverly Hills: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, 2004. First. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; red spine with white and black text; covers have minimal edgewear, slight cracking and white marks on front cover along spine, back cover has a 2 inch sticker from previous bookseller in bottom left corner; textblock is clean; 121pp.
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.
Le Sycomore, 1984. First Limited Edition (#176 of 500). Oblong folio in black cloth with black and white DJ in brodart; VG/VG; white letters on spine; DJ has some closed tears around edges, protected by brodart; strong binding; paper and text clean; pp. 301; author's signature and dedication on last front end page; very scarce; contains chapters on the uses of light in cinematography and in the arts, as well as philosophical and artistic descriptions of the role of light in photography; some full size pages in color; long, beautiful quote from Alain Robbe-Grillet inside front cover; in French; shelved case 11; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: The Film Daily, 1958. 40th. Annual Edition. Octavo; good-/no dust jacket; burgundy leatherette spine and boards with raised lettering, gilt; shelf wear and bumping; hinges, cracked; binding, badly shaken; text block, clean; musty smell; edges. foxing and light soiling; else very good. 1186pp. Offered as is.
New York: Hyperion, 1992. First Edition. Inscribed; First Edition; Octavo; G+/G+; Spine is tan with orange and black text; DJ has edge wear, age-toning, rubbing to front and back, design is clear; Boards have rubbing to edges and corners, general shelf wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, signed on page after title-page, faint age-toning, content is clear; pp 402.
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.
American Film Institute, 2004. Original. Imperial Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; thin spine black with white lettering; covers strong, clean, mild colorless smudges on front cover near fore edge, spine head bumped, minor edgewear minimal wear on covers and spine; textblock clean, minimal wear, free of markings/writing, free of highlighting/underlining. pp. 87.
American Film Institute, 2005. Original. Imperial Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; thin spine blue with white lettering; covers sturdy, clean, spine head bumped (moderately worn), purple stain across bottom edge of back cover, minimal other wear on covers/spine, minor to minimal other edgewear; textblock clean, minimal wear, no markings/writing, no highlighting/underlining. pp. 88.
New York: Orion Press, 1963. Octavo; First Printing; VG-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white and brown with white print; DJ has edgewear, spotting/smudging, shelfwear; Boards in grey cloth with black print, slight wear to spine caps otherwise clean and strong; Textblock has spotting on top and bottom edges, name in ink on front flyleaf, otherwise clean and tight; xviii, 361 pages, illustrated.
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.
New York: Vantage Press, 1978. First Edition. Octavo in sepia cloth with mostly white pictorial dust jacket, VG+/VG, dust jacket protected by Mylar sleeve. Light shelf wear to boards, boards straight, binding strong and solid. Text block is age toned, foxed on top edge,text clean. Dust jacket is shelf worn, with 3 small closed tears to lower front edge. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR to Former Presidential Adviser, Jack Valenti, on first free endpaper. Title in burnt orange on off-white dj spine. Shelve Film [Screenplays].
New York: Theatre Arts Books, 1968. First edition. Octavo. Good+ in good- dust jacket. Red and gray spine with black lettering. Adhesive tape affixed to the tears at top and bottom of DJ spine. Some overall shelf-wear to DJ panels. Corners of DJ panels rubbed. Two inch long closed tears at top edge of rear DJ panel. Covers clean. Binding intact. Text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. Age-toning to pages. 403pp.
New York: Nancy Spector, The Guggenheim Museum, 2002. Softcover Edition. folio, 522 pages; VG; in off-white iridescent cloth wraps, title on spine in shiny silver. Very light edgewear to wraps, small smudge to front cover; Indentations in textblock (like letter tabulations in an encyclopedia); textblock and pages clean and bright; two Guggenheim programs and an invitation to meet Matthew Barney loose within; scarce in softcover; shelved case 11.
London: John Libbey & Company, 1996. Square Quarto; VG-/no-DJ softcover; Black spine with blue/pink text; Covers show moderate edgewear, few small stickers on rear cover, tape over top of spine; Textblock shows stickers on front/rear end papers, signature on front end paper, few pages with bend/creasing on bottom corner; Binding strong; 514pp.
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;.
London: Phaidon Press Limited, 1995. first edition. Small quarto; VG-/VG-; pp 357; black spine with bright blue lettering; dust jacket is covered with mylar, exterior has light wear; cloth has slightly sun faded exterior with light scratches and smudges to exterior, boards are strong and intact; text block show lightly sunned exterior edges, interior clean with tight binding; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1980. First thus, American edition in English. Thin octavo. Good+ in good+ dust jacket. Brown spine with tan lettering. Slight rubbing to dust jacket panels, particularly to the bottom edges of the panels.. Moderate shelf-wear to top edges of covers with some soiling near the top edges. Binding intact. Foxing to top text block edge, other text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 98pp.
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 in Case # 11; please contact us for shipping costs.
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: William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1985. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; vg+/vg; dj, green spine with white text; dj, minor shelf wear; half-inch tear, top of front fold; HB, green cloth spine with gilt lettering; quarter bound with yellow boards; boards, strong, clean; minor shelf wear and bumping; 176pp.
Los Angeles/New York: The Museum of Contemporary Art/The Monacelli Press, 1996. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; White spine with black and red text. Boards have shelf wear, rubbing on edges, age toning, spine is shaken; Textblock has slight age toning to edges, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 327; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
New York: Atheneum, 1988. First Edition. Quarto; VG/VG; Red spine with white/brown text; DJ has minimal edgewear, slight surface scuffing, small price sticker on front cover interior flap; Boards strong, few small marks across covers; Textblock shows light spots on exterior edges, interior clean; 432pp. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
New York: Metheun Publications, 1977. Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Black spine with gray text; Covers have minor shelf wear such as lightly smudged exterior, otherwise intact; Text block has age toned slightly with some light foxing on first & last few pages, otherwise pages are unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 88.