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1 CHANDLER, RAYMOND ÒOscar Night in HollywoodÓ in The Atlantic Monthly, March, 1948

First Edition. The first appearance of Raymond Chandler's article on the the pomp and circumstance of Hollywood's biggest event, Oscar night. Very good lightly used copy with some chipping to the spine, and a few small tears and creases. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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2 JACQUES, NORBERT Dr. Mabuse Der Spieler
Berlin Ullstein 1922 
First Edition. Text in German. The basis of the landmark two-part 1922 German silent film classic directed by Fritz Lang. One of the major early works in crime films, and the Dr. Mabuse character was a source of inspiration to Lang throughout his career. His 1933 early sound film, The Testament of Dr. Mabuse, lead to his fleeing Germany with advent of the Nazis, and at the end of his film career he returned to his homeland in 1960 after a distinguised career in Hollywood to create his last film, The Thousand Eyes of Dr. Mabuse. Ownership signature. Skillfully rebacked a very good copy in black paper-covered boards with a German expressionist portrait of Mabuse. 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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3 LANE, SHELDON (ED.) For Bond Lovers Only.The Files on That Man Examined by Ian Fleming, Sean Connery, Georges Simenon, Allen Dulles, Jack Fishman, Raymond Chandler, Len Deighton, and Others
London Panther 1965 
First Edition. Paperback Original. A close look at James Bond and his creator Ian Fleming, by Fleming himself and a distinguished cast of interviewers and opinionated friends. 48 page illustrated section with sexy photographs of the leading ladies in various states of vamp, and detailing the merits of several guns. With the bookplate of novelist and screenwriter Derek Marlowe. Covers lightly soiled, moisture staining affecting the bottom edge of some pages in the photographic section, one photo page loose, very good in printed wrappers. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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4 WASHBURN, L.J Wild Night. A Lucas Hallam Mystery
New York TOR 1987 
First Edition. The story of Lucas Hallam, a Texas Ranger turned Pinkerton agent, turned Hollywood P.I. The occasion arose for him to ride with Tom Mix, William S. Hart and other famous movie cowboys of the silent era, but when he enters a ghost town he hopes to turn into a movie set, the shooting starts for real. Paperback original. Fine in printed wrappers. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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