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1 MOSTEL, ZERO & ROBERT FRANK Zero Mostel Reads a Book. Photographs by Robert Frank
New York The New York Times 1963 
First Edition. Laid in is a 5” x 3” card signed by the author / actor Zero Mostel. Printed in a limited quantity by the New York Times on the occasion of the 1963 New York Book Fair, with “Published by The New York Times for the fun of it and dedicated to the American Bookseller June, l963." as part of the text. Illustrated with black & white photographs by Robert Frank. With decorative endpapers and a small black & white photo of Zero Mostel on the front free endpaper. Faint hint of dust soiling to the cloth, else fine. A delightful book of black and white photographs of the comic genius actor and entertainer Zero Mostel reading various books. From the introductory text: “Well, anyway, what Zero Mostel has to say about books Robert Frank has caught with his camera. The result, we think, is eloquent and amusing. We hope you like it.” A sweet portrayal of Zero Mostel, best known for his films The Producers and A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum and for his legendary award winning portrayal on Broadway in the role of Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof. Rare autograph. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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2 SHORT, ROBERT L (SCHULZ, CHARLES) The Gospel According to Peanuts
Richmond, VA John Knox Press 1967 
Later printing. Paperbound. Signed and inscribed by the author Robert L. Short to actress Evelyn Keyes, who was married at the time to the great jazz musician and bandleader Artie Shaw. Inscribed: “For Evelyn Keyes - With all best wishes! May all your griefs be good ones - Robert Short.” From the library of Artie Shaw with his bookplate. Very good slightly used copy in printed wrappers. A collection of Christian parables highlighted with selected ‘Peanuts' cartoons featuring Charlie Brown by Charles M. Schulz. Evelyn Keyes (1916 - 2008) appeared in many terrific films, including ‘Here Comes Mr. Jordan' (1941), ‘The Jolson Story' (1946), ‘Mrs. Mike' (1949), ‘The Prowler ‘(1951), ‘99 River Street' (1953), with perhaps her most famous role as Scarlett O'Hara's younger sister in ‘Gone with the Wind' (1939). 
Price: 150.00 USD
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