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John Lair's Renfro Valley Barn Dance (Collection of 14 original photographs from the 1966 film)

by Lair, John, Robert Sullivan, Robert Schuler (screenwriters); William R. Johnson (director); Red Brigham, Old Joe Clark, Russ Fisher, Joe Fisher, Farmer Sisters (starring)

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Published
1966
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$325.00

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N.p.: Seven Arts Pictures, 1966. Collection of 14 vintage studio still photographs from the 1966 film in their original brown paper sleeve stamped "RENFRO VALLEY BARN DANCE A SET 14 Stills." The "Renfro Valley Barn Dance" began as a radio show in Cincinnati in 1937, a labor of love by its creator John Lair. Two years… Read more
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King Ink (First Edition)

by Cave, Nick

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Published
1988
ISBN
9780948238048
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$75.00

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London: Black Spring Press, 1988. First UK Edition (no US equivalent). Author, songwriter, screenwriter, and actor Cave's first book, which collects early lyrics from his recordings with The Birthday Party and the Bad Seeds (up to and including the Bad Seeds' record, "Your Funeral, My Trial"), short stories and short plays. Cave's dark vision, coupled with his… Read more
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$75.00
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The Bootleg Guide (First Edition)

by Freeman, Gary

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Published
2003
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780810845824
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$75.00

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Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2003. First Edition. First Edition. A comprehensive and detailed discography of bootleg recordings from the 1960s and 1970s. Essential. Near Fine without dust jacket as issued. Light rubbing to the boards.
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Original flyer for a performance by Quicksilver Messenger Service, 1970

by Quicksilver Messenger Service, Osceola, The Robert Savage Group (performing); Randy Tuten (design)

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Published
1970
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$175.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Vintage flyer for a performance by Quicksilver Messenger Service, with Osceola and The Robert Savage Group, held on April 24-25 at 660 Great Highway in San Francisco. Design by Randy Tuten. 8.5 x 11 inches. Near Fine.
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$175.00
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Archive of six original photographs of opera star Anna Moffo

by Moffo, Anna (subject); Tulio Farabola, Louis Melcancon, et al (photographers)

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Published
1960
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$165.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1960. Archive of six vintage photographs of opera singer Anna Moffo, all taken circa late 1950s and early 1960s. American-born opera singer Anna Moffo was one the leading coloratura sopranos of her generation, debuting on the Italian stage in 1955 and achieving lasting fame there after appearing on Italian television as Cio-Cio San in… Read more
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$165.00
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The Last Waltz (Original poster for the 1976 performance)

by The Band

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Published
1976
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$875.00

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San Francisco: Bill Graham Productions, 1976. Original poster advertising the final performance by The Band at Bill Graham's Winterland in San Francisco on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1976. Not to be confused with the resulting film of the same name directed by Martin Scorsese. By the mid-1970s, after a furious number of performances with The Band, Robbie… Read more
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$875.00
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Country: The Biggest Music in America (First Edition)

by Tosches, Nick

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Published
1977
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780812820676
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$75.00

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New York: Stein and Day, 1977. First Edition. First Edition. Tosches' first book, a blistering treatise on the dark side of country music, and the book that essentially established his distinctive style of hardboiled, highly subjective nonfiction. Very Good plus in a Very Good dust jacket. Jacket is faintly faded to the spine, with a diagonal crease… Read more
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$75.00
image of Louis Armstrong and Gary Crosby (Original contact sheet, cut into three strips and an enlargement of four of the photos from the 1955 radio show)

Louis Armstrong and Gary Crosby (Original contact sheet, cut into three strips and an enlargement of four of the photos from the 1955 radio show)

by Armstrong, Louis, Gary Crosby (subjects); Gabor Rona (photographer)

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Published
1955
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$475.00

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Hollywood: CBS Radio, 1955. Vintage contact sheet, cut into three strips. A total of twelve images, four of which are duplicated and enlarged on a single print, of Louis Armstrong and Gary Crosby from the September 18, 1955 "Gary Crosby Show" radio show, recorded and photographed on 8/7/55. Mimeo snipe from CBS Radio, partially detached, with remainder on verso… Read more
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$475.00
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Scratch (Original script for the 1971 play)

by MacLeish, Archibald (playwright); Peter H. Hunt (director); Stephen Vincent Benet (novel); Bob Dylan (songwriter); Will Geer, Daniel Keyes (starring)

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Published
1970
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$850.00

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New York: Theatre 28 Company, 1970. Draft script (noted as "Rehearsal Draft") for the short-lived play, the last work by MacLeish. The play only saw four performances at the St. James Theatre, from May 6, 1971 through May 8, 1971. Two annotations in holograph marker and pencil on title page, one being copy number "#30," and one annotation in… Read more
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$850.00
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Crying for the Carolines (First UK Edition)

by Bastin, Bruce

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Published
1970
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$300.00

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London: Studio Vista, 1970. First UK Edition, preceding all others. Very Good plus in a Near Fine dust jacket. Faint foxing to the page edges and lightly rubbed boards. Jacket faintly toned to the spine panel and flaps.
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$300.00
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Nothing But the Blues (First Edition)

by Leadbitter, Mike (editor)

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Published
1971
Edition
First Edition
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$65.00

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London: Hanover, 1971. First Edition. First Edition. A compilation of writing from "Blues Unlimited," a British music magazine founded in 1963 which focused on American blues music. Very Good plus in a Very Good dust jacket. With two small bumps to the fore edge of the front board. Jacket is lightly toned and rubbed, with a few… Read more
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$65.00
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Ma Rainey and the Classic Blues Singers (First UK Edition)

by Stewart-Baxter, Derrick

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Published
1970
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$325.00

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London: Studio Vista, 1970. First UK Edition, preceding all others. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Faintly foxed to the page edges, with a slight spine lean. Jacket is lightly rubbed, with slight creasing to the top edge of the front panel and a faintly toned spine.
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Blacks, Whites and Blues (First UK Edition)

by Russell, Tony

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Published
1970
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$375.00

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London: Studio Vista, 1970. First UK Edition, preceding all others. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Light foxing to the top page edge, with faint offsetting to the front and rear endpapers. Jacket is lightly toned overall, with faint scratches to the front panel.
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$375.00
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Don't Knock the Rock (Original photograph of The Treniers from the 1956 film)

by Sears, Fred F. (director); Robert E. Kent (screenwriter); Alan Dale, Alan Freed, Little Richard, The Treniers, Bill Haley and His Comets (starring)

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Published
1956
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$250.00

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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1956. Vintage studio still photograph of the American R&B and jump blues musical group The Treniers from the 1956 film. Mimeo snipe and Columbia Pictures Corp. stamp on verso. Rock and Roll star Arnie Haines (Alan Dale) returns home to the town of Melondale, which banned Rock and Roll music, and… Read more
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$250.00
image of Privilege (Collection of ten original photographs from the 1967 film)

Privilege (Collection of ten original photographs from the 1967 film)

by Watkins, Peter (director, screenwriter); Johnny Speight (story); Duffy, Patrick Ward (still photographers); Norman Bogner (screenwriter); Paul Jones, Jean Shrimpton, Mark London, Jeremy Child (starring)

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Published
1967
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$925.00

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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1967. Collection of ten vintage photographs, nine borderless, eight studio stills and two promotional photographs of Paul Jones and Jean Shrimpton from the 1967 film. Nine with a mimeo snipe on verso, one with additional "David Lasceller" stamp on verso. Peter Watkin's outrageous and paranoiac dystopian satire of the world's most famous… Read more
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$925.00
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The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (Collection of seven original photographs from the 1968 film)

by Huillet, Daniele, Jean-Marie Straub (directors, screenwriters); Gustav Leonhardt, Christiane Lang, Paolo Carlini (starring)

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Published
1968
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$275.00

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New York: New Yorker Films, 1968. Collection of seven vintage studio still photographs, four borderless, from the 1968 film. Presented in a brown paper envelope with title annotated in holograph pencil. The first feature film from the husband-and-wife team of Jean-Marie Straub and Daniele Huillet. An austere portrayal of the life and times of Johann Sebastian… Read more
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$275.00
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Head (Collection of eleven original black-and-white photographs from the 1968 film)

by Rafelson, Bob (director, screenwriter); Jack Nicholson (screenwriter); Peter Tork, Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith (starring)

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Published
1967
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$225.00

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N.p.: Raybert Productions Inc, 1967. Collection of eleven vintage borderless studio still photographs from the 1968 film. All with Columbia Pictures legal disclaimer stamp on verso, one with annotations in holograph pencil on verso. Bob Rafelson, co-creator and executive producer of the 1967/1968 television series "The Monkees," took the concept in a decidedly different direction for… Read more
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$225.00
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Head (Collection of twelve original color photographs from the 1968 film)

by Rafelson, Bob (director, screenwriter); Jack Nicholson (screenwriter); Peter Tork, Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith (starring)

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Published
1967
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$275.00

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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1967. Collection of twelve vintage color narrow border studio still photographs from the 1968 film. Bob Rafelson, co-creator and executive producer of the 1967/1968 television series "The Monkees," took the concept in a decidedly different direction for his first film; a sardonic view of The Monkees as a commodified concept, and a vehicle… Read more
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$275.00
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The Street Where I Live (Signed First Edition)

by Lerner, Alan Jay

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Published
1978
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780340228388
Item Price
$450.00

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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1978. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. A memoir by lyricist and librettist Alan Jay Lerner, who in collaboration with his writing partner Frederick Loewe created some of the most enduring works of the American stage and cinema. Winner of 3 Tony Awards and 3 Academy… Read more
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$450.00