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201 Rudolph Valentino. Sa Vie - Ses Films/His Life - His Pictures. Ses Aventures/His Adventures
Paris Les Publications Jean Pascal 1926 
First Edition. With a dual text in English and in French. Paperbound. 64 pages. Extensively illustrated with photographs of Valentino both from his films and candids. With an essay on Valentino's life. Additionally contains many brief tributes to Valentino by such noted Hollywood figures as Charlie Chaplin, Lon Chaney Sr., John Barrymore, Eric Von Stroheim, Cecil B. De Mille, Gloria Swanson, etc. Very good plus copy. Very scarce. 
Price: 650.00 USD
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202 Scarf Issued at the Time of the First Video Release of the John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara Film, McLintock!
N.p. n.p. 1994 
22” x 22” red cotton scarf with black lettering and graphic design. A simple border of ropes and cowboy hats frames the message: “The Wildest Showdown The West Ever Saw! JOHN WAYNE & MAUREEN O'HARA “McLintock!” MPI Home Video”. McLintock! paired Wayne and O'Hara in a wild western version of The Taming of the Shrew with predictably hilarious results. Fine. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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203 Select Works By Andy Warhol from a Private Collection
Los Angeles Butterfield & Butterfield 1989 
First Edition. Auction catalogue of select Andy Warhol works. Paperbound. Near fine. Extensively illustrated. Laid in is the prices realized sheet listing the prices for which the items were sold. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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204 Selections from the American Mystery Fiction Collection of Dr. Robert O. Robinson
Santa Barbara, CA Pepper & Stern 1989 
First Edition. Paperbound. Scarce catalogue of Dr. Robert O. Robinson's superb collection of American mystery, crime, suspense, espionage, and detective fiction. Finely printed and illustrated, with 834 individually priced items. Among the illustrations is an advance reading copy of Raymond Chandler's The Big Sleep, the inscription in a presentation copy of Playback by Chandler, and an original manuscript for Dashiell Hammett's The Glass Key signed twice by the author and with a signed presentation letter from him as well. Fine in printed wrappers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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205 Seven Decades of Twentieth-Century Art. From the Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection of the Museum of Modern Art and the Sidney Janis Gallery Collection
La Jolla, CA La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art and The Santa Barbara Museum of Art 1980 
First Edition. Paperbound. Oversize. An illustrated catalogue issued to accompany an exhibition of modern art, including works by Braque, Leger, Mondrian, Picasso, Dubuffet, Giacometti, Arp. Gorky, Albers, Ernst, Warhol, etc. Near fine lightly used copy in printed wrappers. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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206 Shelfward Ho! A Catalogue of Books from Thriteen University Presses. With a Preface by Christopher Morley
Princeton Princeton University Press 1928 
First Edition. Paperbound. Very good copy with some edgewear in printed wrappers. 24 pages. A collection of university press offerings from a wide range of subjects, including Art, Architecture, Biography, History, Literature, Science, Psychology, etc. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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207 Something Different: An Exhibit of 80 Advertisements Which Have Appeared From Time to Time in The New Yorker
New York The New Yorker August, 1927 
First Edition. Folio. A truly wonderful collection of print advertisements which have for been selected by The New Yorker editorial staff as exemplary in style and execution, including works by Rockwell Kent for the jewelry of Marcus & Company, Darcy for Saks-Fifth Avenue, W. Heath Robinson for Rogers Peet Company, Gluyas Williams for Jas. McCreery & Co., Ralph Barton for Harper's Bazar, Lawrence and Guido Rosa for Rolls Royce, Larry Stults for Van Alstyne Motor Corp., Lenore Herman for Shoecraft, Leon Underwood for Guerlain, Loewy for Renault, H.O. Hofman for The New Yorker, Don Herold for Boyce Moto Meters, and many more. Decorative endpapers and colorful graphic design on the front cover of a pattern of Chinese men in caricature with a quote from The Mikado: “My object all sublime, I shall achieve in time, To let the punishment fit the crime, The punishment fit the crime.” Rear cover is gold paper. Very good bright copy with some rubbing to the corners and slight edge wear and a bit of dust soiling and rubbing to the rear cover without dust jacket as issued. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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208 Souvenir Program Book for the British Film, Just William's Luck
London D. McKenzie 1948 
First Edition. Paperbound. The souvenir program book sold at first run showings of the charming British film comedy Just William's Luck directed by Val Guest who co-wrote the screenplay with Richmal Crompton, as an adaptation from Crompton's popular novel. The film stars Garry Marsh, Jane Welsh, Hugh Cross, Kathleen Stuart, Hy Hazell, and William Graham as the young William. Laid in is a small printed note from the publisher clarifying that this booklet is unrelated to the forthcoming publication of the book Just William's Luck by Richmal Crompton which is part of the famous “William” series published by Messrs. George Newnes & Co. With text and illustrated throughout with black & white stills from the film and photos from the set. Near fine bright copy in printed wrappers with just a faint trace of ageing and wear to the front panel. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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209 Special Edition - 1937 Academy Players Directory Bulletin
Beverly Hills, CA Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences 1981 
Reprint edition of the first issue of the 150 volume series of the Academy Players Directories. Paperbound, oversize format, 9” x 12”. 248 pages. Illustrated. Very good plus copy with some minor edge wear and a hint of rubbing in printed wrappers. The Academy Players Directory was initiated in 1937 as a reference book for casting directors and production companies, as well as a resource for theatrical agents trying to present both their new and established actors, and for anyone interested in learning about the movie industry. Includes black & white photographs of the actors, an alphabetical index with the phone numbers of the players, and listings of studio casting personnel and artists' representatives. With ‘A Brief History of the Academy Players Directory (1936 - 1981)' by Patricia L. Miele, an introductory essay by the then President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Fay Kanin, and a preface by the editor, Marjories Elizabeth Blye. The front cover is a full-color collage illustration showing some of the brightest stars of that time, including Greta Garbo, Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Spencer Tracy, Boris Karloff, Mae West, W.C. Fields, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Errol Flynn, Laurel and Hardy, John Wayne, Basil Rathbone, Humphrey Bogart, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Claudette Colbert, Mickey Rooney, and Jean Harlow. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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210 Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange. Based on the Novel by Anthony Burgess
New York Abelard-Schuman 1972 
First Edition. Screenplay for the deliciously creepy film classic directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Malcolm McDowall. Extensively illustrated with scenes from the motion picture. Issued largely as a trade paperback, this is one of the small number issued hardbound in dust jacket. Fine in a fine lightly used dust jacket. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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211 Stanley Morison et la Tradition Typographique
France Museum van het Boek 1966 
First Edition. Paperbound. Near fine in printed wrappers. Text in French and English. Illustrated. A catalogue which accompanied an exhibition of the work of Stanley Morison's substantial contributions to the history, art, and technique of fine typography. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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212 Stanley Morison: A Portrait
London The Trustees of the British Museum 1971 
First Edition. Paperbound. Near fine in printed wrappers. Illustrated. A catalogue which accompanied an exhibition of the work of Stanley Morison's substantial contributions to the history, art, and technique of fine typography. Laid in are several photocopies of published articles about Stanley Morison including his obituary in The New York Times dated Oct. 13, 1967. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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213 Stevie. Screenplay by Hugh Whitmore Based on His Play and the Works of Stevie Smith
London Bowden/First Artists 1978 
Dialogue and cutting continuity script for this film depicting the life of Stevie Smith and starring Glenda Jackson, Mona Washburn, Alec McGowan, and Trevor Howard. Loose xerox sheets. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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214 Stevie. Screenplay by Hugh Whitmore Based On His Play and the Works of Stevie Smith
London 1978 
114 dialogue and cutting continuity script prepared towards the end of production for the acclaimed film based on the life of Stevie Smith starring Glenda Jackson, Trevor Howard, Alec McGowan, and Mona Washborne. Photocopied loose sheets laid into a folder. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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215 The Abominable Snowman. A Cave Was the Trap! A Human Being Was the Bait! Advertising, Exploitation, Publicity
London 1956 
6 page large format campaign book for the Hammer horror classic starring Peter Cushing, Forrest Tucker, and Maureen Connell. Cover depicts the huge footprints of the Snowman leading up to a dark cave with blood on the snow. Prints pictures from the film, short articles, suggested advertising copy, posters & accessories, cast and production information. Laid in is an advertisement for a double feature poster, pairing Snowman with Untamed Youth. Paperbound. Edges rumpled, one short tear, else very good. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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216 The Art of Film & Rock. October 12, 13, & 14, 1990
Los Angeles Camden House 1990 
First Edition. Illustrated auction catalogue of rock & roll memorabilia, movie posters and lobby cars, and movie and entertainment memorabilia, featuring items related to Gone With the Wind, The Jazz Singer, The Mark of Zorro, Citizen Kane, Jimi Hendrix, the Beatles, Jefferson Airplane, Bob Dylan, The Who, Rolling Stones, etc. With price sheet laid in. Fine in printed wrappers. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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217 The Audience for Children's Books. A Symposium Sponsored by The Center for the Book and the Children's Literature Center Held at the Library of Congress March 12 - 13, 1979
Washington, D.C. Library of Congress 1980 
First Edition. Paperbound. Fine in printed wrappers. the printed remarks on children's literature from British author and critic Elaine Moss and Barbara Rollock, coordinator of children's services at the New York Public Library, and others. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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218 The Barry Halper Collection of Baseball Memorabilia
New York Sotheby 1999 
First Edition. Massive three volume auction catalogue of the superb collection of baseball memorabilia formed by collector Barry Halper. Laid in are the prices realized sheets detailing what the individual pieces fetched. Over 800 pages all together. Paperbound. As new enclosed in the publisher's original printed slipcase. Extensively illustrated in color. With several essays by noted sports and baseball figures (sports journalist Peter Golenbock, New York Yankee catcher Yogi Berra, and record making Boston Red Sox hitter Ted Williams) relating to the story of Barry Halper's passion for baseball collecting from its origins in 1968 with a purchase of some baseball cards from a good friend to pieces from more modern times. A truly remarkable collection beautifully presented, of such unique material as uniforms, equipment, promotional items, autographs, photographs, documents, pennants, signed baseballs, games, trophys, letters, etc. from such stars as Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Ty Cobb, Christy Mathewson, Lou Gehrig, Stan Musial, Roger Marris, Jackie Robinson, Willie Mays, and hundreds more. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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219 The Bat. The Scream You Hear Will Be Your Own!! When It Flies...Someone Dies!
London Tauber-Fandora 1959 
4 page large format campaign book for the British release of the Allied Artists horror film starring Vincent Price and Agnes Moorehead. Prints pictures from the film, short articles, suggested advertising copy, posters & accessories, cast and production information. With great graphics, including a large fanged bat swooping over a fallen woman, with Vincent Price off to the side holding a gun. Striking in yellow and black. Paperbound. Slight crease from folding, else about fine. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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220 The Broadside Annual 1973. Edited by Jill Witherspoon
Detroit Broadside Press June-July 1979 
An anthology of Black poets. Paperbound as issued. Near fine in wrappers. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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