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Classics of the Gangster Film

by BOOKBINDER Robert

Condition: Fine/pictorial dust jacket (slight wear)


Secaucus: Citadel Press, (1985). First edition. black cloth spine lettered in gilt over red boards. Fine/pictorial dust jacket (slight wear). Small folio. Profusely illustrated with frontispiece, photographs, and facsimiles “Classics of the Gangster Film is a comprehensive retrospective of more than fifty years of this type of film.” -from the dust jacket.
  • Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 56833
  • Title: Classics of the Gangster Film
  • Author: BOOKBINDER Robert
  • Format/binding: Black cloth spine lettered in gilt over red boards
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: pictorial dust jacket (slight wear)
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Citadel Press
  • Place: Secaucus
  • Date published: (1985)
  • Keywords: Films, Movies, Motion Pictures, History of Film, Gangster Movies, Hollywood, Californiana,
  • Bookseller catalogs: Californiana;
  • Size: Small folio


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