Jazz Age from Royal Books, Inc.

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image of Original photograph of the Sacco and Vanzetti death masks, circa 1927

Original photograph of the Sacco and Vanzetti death masks, circa 1927

by Sacco, Nicola, and Bartolomeo Vanzetti death masks (subject)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1927
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$350.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1927. Vintage photograph of the death masks of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, from the famed exhibition at the Stuyvesant Casino in August 1927. Mimeo snipe, annotations in holograph pencil and ink, and "Agence Trampus," "Lynx Agence," and a third stamp obscured by snipe, all on verso. Italian immigrants, anarchists and atheists, Sacco and Vanzetti, were… Read more
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Naked on Roller Skates (First Edition)

by Maxwell Bodenheim

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1930
Edition
First Edition
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$1,850.00

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New York: Horace Liveright, 1930. First Edition. First Edition, in the rare dust jacket. The final two pages of the book are dedicated to a glossary of Harlem slang. A Jazz Age novel, with proletarian leanings, about an ill-fated love affair between an idealistic young woman from Connecticut and a rambling snake oil salesman who travel from… Read more
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Take Me to the Dance Marathon (Original sheet music for the 1932 song)

by Andy and Louis Mizrahi Devere

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1932
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$450.00

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Washington, DC: Capitol Music, 1932. Original sheet music for the song "Take Me to the Dance Marathon," played by impressario Zeke Youngblood at the beginning of each of his marathons, and dedicated to him. Interestingly, this copy is signed by seven couples on the front wrapper, each also accompanied by a number, indicating that they were likely participants in… Read more
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Tropic of Cancer (Original poster for the 1970 film)

by Henry Miller (novel); Joseph Strick (director, screenwriter); Betty Botley (screenwriter); Rip Torn, James T. Callahan, Ellen Burstyn, David Baur (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1970
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$375.00

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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures / Tropic Film Productions, 1970. Original US one sheet poster for the 1970 X-rated film. Based on Miller's 1934 groundbreaking novel of life and love in Paris, a book initially banned in the US. Miller (Torn) and his wife Ellen (Burstyn) dally in France's finer things, while he tries teaching English at a school… Read more
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