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The Trip Back Down (Original script for the 1977 play)

by Bishop, John (playwright); Terry Schreiber (director); John Cullum, Jill Andre, William Andrews (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1975
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$325.00

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New York: Philip Rose, 1975. Draft script for the 1977 play, which premiered at the Longacre Theatre on January 4, 1977 and played for 70 performances, closing on March 5, 1977, with annotations on two pages in holograph pencil and marker highlighting dialogue. Professional race car driver Bobby Horvath returns to his hometown after eight years away and… Read more
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N.p.: N.p., 1965. Archive of 40 vernacular photographs taken at the NASCAR World 600 race on May 23, 1965 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC. Eight of the photographs with holograph annotations on the verso, identifying the date and location, as well as drivers pictured. The photographs are primarily taken at track level, and feature… Read more
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$350.00
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High Performance: Deadly Performance (Original screenplay for an unproduced television episode)

by Dawson, Gordon (screenwriter)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1983
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$75.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers Television, 1983. Second Draft script for an unproduced (or retitled) episode of the television series "High Performance," which aired for one season (and only 3 episodes) on ABC in 1983. A former race car driver turned racing instructor is approached by a former CIA operative with a plan to start a highly specialized… Read more
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$75.00
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John Fitch: Racing Through Life (Signed First Edition)

by Grinnell, James

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1993
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781870519212
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$225.00

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Minster Lovell, UK: Bookmarque, 1993. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the subject, auto racing legend John Fitch, on the half title page. Near Fine in a lightly soiled, Near Fine dust jacket.
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$225.00
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Hot Rod Pictorial featuring Dry Lakes Time Trials of 1946, 1947, 1948 (First Edition)

by Orr, Veda

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1949
Edition
First Edition
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$375.00

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Los Angeles: Floyd Clymer, 1949. First Edition. First Edition. Photobook compiling images, illustrations, and information from the first three issues of Veda Orr's self-published, mimeograph "Lake Pictorial" Hot Rod annuals. With eight full page illustrations by artist Dick Teague, all dated 1947. In 1937, after being introduced to the sport by her husband, legendary drag racer Karl Orr,… Read more
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$375.00
image of Six original photographs of pre-War California midget car racing in Los Angeles, circa 1941

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Los Angeles: N.p., 1941. Collection of six vintage snapshot photographs of California midget car racing, each with the same decorative border, at the short-lived Atlantic Speedway in Los Angeles, circa 1941. Featuring an unknown race car with number 23 painted on the tail, and "Warner Spl." painted just below the cockpit, a few of the mechanics responsible on-hand. "X34"… Read more
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Twenty-four vernacular photographs from the final NASCAR race on Daytona Beach, 1958

by [Daytona Beach] [Nascar]

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1958
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$1,750.00

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Daytona Beach, FL: N.p., 1958. Collection of 24 vintage vernacular photographs documenting the final NASCAR race at Daytona Beach, Florida, 1958. Occasional holograph pencil annotations or rubber stamps to the versos. The photographs in this collection document the final year the iconic Daytona NASCAR race took place on two miles of flat beach and two miles… Read more
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$1,750.00