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Rhythm an' Hardtimes [Hard Times] (Signed First Edition)

by Allen, Lillian

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1982
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Toronto: Domestic Bliss, 1982. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED and dated in the year of publication by the author on the verso of the front wrapper: "Doug / Poetry make me warm / Makes Wendy think of you / How about you / Love / Lillian Allen / Oct 82." The first book by the Jamaican born… Read more
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The Comedians (Original photograph from the 1967 film)

by Glenville, Peter (director); Graham Greene (novel, screenwriter); Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Alec Guinness (starring)

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Published
1967
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$15.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1967. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1967 film. Snipe printed in blue ink on the verso. The film follows a sardonic hotel owner who witnesses the chaos in Haiti under the Papa Doc Duvalier regime. Starring Elizabeth Taylor in a role originally meant for Sophia Loren. … Read more
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The Mystic Masseur (Signed First Edition)

by Naipaul, V. S.

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Published
1959
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$850.00

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New York: Vanguard, 1959. First American Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. The Nobel prize winning author's first book, and basis for the 2001 film directed by Ismail Merchant. Near Fine in a strong Very Good plus dust jacket. Faint splash to the top page edge. Jacket has a sticker shadow on the front… Read more
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$850.00
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Island Women [Calypso Island] (Original screenplay for the 1958 film, Marie Windsor's copy)

by Berke, William (director, producer); Andrew Alexander, Philip Yordan (screenwriters); Marie Windsor, Vince Edwards, Marilee Earle, Leslie Scott (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1957
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$1,500.00

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Hollywood: Security Pictures, 1957. Revised Draft script for the 1958 film, "Island Women," here under the working title, "Calypso Island." Copy belonging to actress Marie Windsor, with her name in holograph ink on the first page of text, annotations in holograph pencil and ink throughout, one page noting scene wardrobe changes, and custom place markers at the fore-edges noting… Read more
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Tumatumari (First UK Edition, review copy, inscribed to novelist Andrew Salkey)

by Harris, Wilson

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1968
Edition
First Edition
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$475.00

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London: Faber and Faber, 1968. First Edition. First Edition. REVIEW COPY, with slip laid in, INSCRIBED by Harris to Jamaican novelist, Andrew Salkey, on the front endpaper: "Andrew Salkey / Very best wishes, admiration and respect / Wilson Harris." A tremendous association between two important Caribbean writers who were also both highly respected intellectuals. Harris was born… Read more
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