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cover of Humoresque (First Edition, Association Copy, inscribed in the year of publication to Clara Lipman and Louis Mann)

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1919. First Edition. First Edition. Association copy, INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper in the year of publication: "To Clara Lipman / and / Louis Mann / from their devoted / Fannie H. / March 16, 19 / N.Y.C." With Lipman and Mann's pictorial bookplate adhered to the front pastedown. … Read more
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cover of East Side, West Side (First Edition, Inscribed to Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings)

East Side, West Side (First Edition, Inscribed to Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings)

by Marcia Davenport

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Published
1947
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First Edition
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$1,250.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1947. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED in the year of publication by Marcia Davenport to fellow author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings: "For dear Marjorie / with my gratitude for much said and unsaid, and my love / Marcia / New York / October 1947." A superb association between two significant women writers of… Read more
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cover of Black Money (First Edition, Presentation Copy, inscribed to Robert Easton)

Black Money (First Edition, Presentation Copy, inscribed to Robert Easton)

by Kenneth Millar writing as Ross Macdonald

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Published
1966
Edition
First Edition
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$1,850.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1966. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author to the book's dedicatee, writer and environmental activist Robert Easton, on the dedication page a month prior to publication: "King Kondor! / and a man I consider myself fortunate to know / Ken / Santa Barbara / December 1965." Easton and Kenneth Millar were… Read more
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cover of Babel (First Edition, inscribed by the author to Clarissa Dalrymple, with two letters from the author to Glenn O'Brien)

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1978. First Edition. First Edition, softcover, issued simultaneously with the hardcover edition. INSCRIBED by Patti Smith in a contemporary hand on the half title page to noted art curator Clarissa Dalrymple: "+ To Clarissa / My divine supplier of the necessary serums / + Patti Lee." Laid in are two letters from… Read more
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cover of The Sharpest Sight (First Edition, inscribed by the author)

The Sharpest Sight (First Edition, inscribed by the author)

by Louis Owens

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Published
1992
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780806124049
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$75.00

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Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1992. First Edition. First Edition. Association copy, INSCRIBED by the author to fellow writer Chris Offutt on the title page: "To Chris. / Mr. Possum himself-in friendship. / Louis Owens / Albuquerque / October 1996." From the collection of Chris Offutt. Offutt is the author of "Kentucky Straight" and other… Read more
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cover of A Search for the King (First Edition, association copy inscribed by the author to editor Don Wickenden)

A Search for the King (First Edition, association copy inscribed by the author to editor Don Wickenden)

by Gore Vidal

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Published
1950
Edition
First Edition
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$475.00

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New York: E.P. Dutton, 1950. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED and dated on the front endpaper by Gore Vidal to his friend and Harcourt, Brace editor Don Wickenden: "Dear Don- get well ever - Gore (Panajachel, remember me?) - 1949." Wickenden's annotations in holograph pencil appear throughout the book, on the margins. About Near Fine in a… Read more
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cover of Rocking the Boat (Later printing, association copy inscribed to producer David O. Selznick)

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New York: Little, Brown, 1962. Later printing. Association copy, INSCRIBED on the front endpaper by Gore Vidal to noted film producer David O. Selznick: "What I meant was in a century D.O.S. will be better remembered than J.F.K. (I'm serious) - / Jennifer ought to tie with Jackie - / I shall be remembered, too, as a prophet! /… Read more
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cover of Farmer (First Edition, association copy inscribed by the author)

Farmer (First Edition, association copy inscribed by the author)

by Jim Harrison

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Published
1976
Edition
First Edition
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$350.00

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New York: Viking, 1976. First Edition. First Edition. Playfully INSCRIBED by the author to Robert Lasco on the half title page, along with a humorous self-portrait: "To Roberto / in sorrow over my forgetfulness / Yrs / Jim" along with an additional annotation in a text bubble, reading "RSVP on enclosed poem!" From the collection of Robert Lasco,… Read more
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cover of Songs from Irving Berlin's "Alexander's Ragtime Band" (First Edition, inscribed by Irving Berlin, association copy)

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1938. First Edition. First Edition. Association copy, INSCRIBED on the second front endpaper by Irving Berlin: "To / Dorothy Hechtlinger / with my best / Irving Berlin." A scarce promotional songbook issued by Twentieth Century-Fox in connection with their successful 1938 musical film "Alexander's Ragtime Band." Dorothy Hechtlinger was Twentieth Century-Fox studio head Darryl… Read more
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$8,500.00
cover of No Lights, No Sirens: The Corruption and Redemption of an Inner City Cop (First Edition, inscribed)

No Lights, No Sirens: The Corruption and Redemption of an Inner City Cop (First Edition, inscribed)

by Robert Cea

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Published
2005
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060587123
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$150.00

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New York: William Morrow, 2005. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED in the year of publication by the author to producer Philip D'Antoni on the half-title: "10/1/05 / Dear Phil, / You are truly an icon in American cinema. I can't begin to explain the impact your vision and foresight has had on me and so many others before and… Read more
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cover of Murder at the Harlem Mosque (First Edition, inscribed)

Murder at the Harlem Mosque (First Edition, inscribed)

by [Randy Jurgensen] Sonny Grosso, John Devaney (authors)

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Published
1977
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780517529713
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$475.00

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New York: Crown Publishers, 1977. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by author Sonny Grosso and former NYPD detective (and principal figure in the book) Randy Jurgensen on the half-title: "To one of the exclusive members of the 'Son's of Rest Club' / Your pals / Sonny Grosso / Randy Jurgensen." A nonfiction account from the 1970s, about… Read more
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cover of Circle of Six (First Edition, inscribed)

Circle of Six (First Edition, inscribed)

by Philip D'Antoni (film producer); Randy Jurgensen, Robert Cea (authors)

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Published
2007
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781932857856
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$125.00

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New York: The Disinformation Company, 2007. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Randy Jurgensen to film producer Philip D'Antoni on the front endpaper: "To my friend / What else can I say except I love you / your friend / Randy." With Jurgensen's business card laid in. D'Antoni was a major figure in 1970s New Hollywood Cinema,… Read more
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cover of Great Acting (First Edition, inscribed by Laurence Olivier and Ralph Richardson)

Great Acting (First Edition, inscribed by Laurence Olivier and Ralph Richardson)

by Laurence Olivier, Sybil Thorndike, Ralph Richardson, Peggy Ashcroft, Michael Redgrave, Edith Evans, John Gielgud, Noel Coward (contributors); Hal Burton (editor)

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Published
1967
Edition
First Edition
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$850.00

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London: BBC Books, 1967. First Edition. First Edition. Association copy, warmly INSCRIBED to noted production manager John Palmer on the front endpaper by contributors Ralph Richardson and Laurence Olivier. With a brief manuscript note from Palmer to Olivier laid in, requesting Olivier's autograph, and with a newspaper clipping regarding Richardson attached with a paper clip to page 72. … Read more
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cover of Writings about Music (First Edition, inscribed in 1975)

Writings about Music (First Edition, inscribed in 1975)

by Steve Reich

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Published
1974
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780814773574
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$550.00

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New York: New York University Press / Halifax: The Press of Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, 1974. First Edition. First Edition, softcover, issued simultaneously with the hardcover. First issue without the added note about typographical corrections by Reich at the end of his introduction. INSCRIBED by Reich in the year of publication on the verso of the… Read more
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cover of Making a Film: The Story of 'Secret People' (First UK Edition, inscribed by Lindsay Anderson to Karel Reisz)

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London: George Allen and Unwin, 1952. First UK Edition, preceding all others. Tremendous association copy, INSCRIBED by author and director Lindsay Anderson to noted Czech-British filmmaker Karel Reisz, with a quote from the film: "Karel and Julia / from Lindsay / Woman: as a warning / Louis: as a lesson / Secret People E. 13." A remarkable… Read more
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cover of The Vegetable (First Edition, copy belonging to director William Wellman)

The Vegetable (First Edition, copy belonging to director William Wellman)

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Published
1923
Edition
First Edition
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$850.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923. First Edition. First Edition. Copy belonging to Academy Award-winning director William Wellman, with his signature on the front endpaper. Very Good plus overall, lacking the dust jacket. Vintage bookstore label to the rear pastedown. A few small tears to the edges of the advert pages at the rear, else a very presentable… Read more
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cover of The Rise of the American Film (First Edition, copy belonging to Jacques Tourneur)

The Rise of the American Film (First Edition, copy belonging to Jacques Tourneur)

by Lewis Jacobs

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Published
1939
Edition
First Edition
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$1,300.00

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New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1939. First Edition. First Edition. Copy belonging to director Jacques Tourneur, with his name in holograph red pencil on the front endpaper. Published the same year as Tourneur's directorial debut, "They All Come Out." Tourneur would go on to direct 70 films over a 40 year career, including the first three horror films for… Read more
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cover of Topper: An Improbable Adventure (Roland Young's copy, inscribed)

Topper: An Improbable Adventure (Roland Young's copy, inscribed)

by Thorne Smith

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Published
1926
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New York: Robert M McBride, 1926. Second printing. INSCRIBED by the author to Roland Young, who played Cosmo Topper in the legendary 1937 screwball comedy (as well as its two sequels): "To Roland Young: The most disarming "gentleman Johnnie" that ever advanced the lines of G.B.S. [George Bernard Shaw]. From Thorne Smith." Roland Young's bookplate is opposite… Read more
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cover of Television Plays: The Bachelor Party, Printer's Measure, Holiday Song, The Big Deal, The Mother, Marty (First Edition, inscribed to Delbert Mann)

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper to Delbert Mann: "To Delbert / Who needs no / inscription (p. 259). Thank you very much, Del / Paddy." In a custom clamshell box with red cloth and black calf quarter binding, titles in gilt. Delbert Mann, in addition… Read more
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cover of Night Music: A Comedy in Twelve Scenes (First Edition, inscribed Odets to his wife, actress Luise Rainer)

Night Music: A Comedy in Twelve Scenes (First Edition, inscribed Odets to his wife, actress Luise Rainer)

by Clifford Odets

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Published
1940
Edition
First Edition
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$750.00

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New York: Random House, 1940. First Edition. First Edition. Association copy, INSCRIBED by Odets in the year of publication to his wife, noted actress Luise Rainer: "To Luise / Amiga de mi corazon / Clifford / 4/40." Small splash to bottom page edges, else Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket that has no chips or… Read more
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