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The Old Man and the Sea (Original screenplay for the 1958 film)

by Sturges, John (director); Ernest Hemingway (novel); Peter Viertel (screenwriter); Spencer Tracy, Felipe Pazos, Harry Bellaver (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1957
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$2,500.00

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N.p.: Leland Hayward Productions, 1957. Revised Continuity script (pre-production) for the 1958 film. Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Ernest Hemingway, published in 1952. Winner of an Academy Award, and nominated for two more, including Best Actor for Spencer Tracy, one of nine nominations he would receive during his career. Tan titled wrappers,… Read more
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$2,500.00
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ORIGNAL Press photograph of Ernest Hemingway and Mary Welsh Hemingway, 1953

by Hemingway, Ernest, Mary Welsh Hemingway (subjects)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1954
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$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1954. Vintage press photograph of Ernest Hemingway and Mary Welsh Hemingway upon learning Ernest Hemingway was chosen as the 1954 recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Folded mimeograph snipe on the verso dated 10-28-54. 5 x 7 inches. Very Good plus, some light creasing.
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The Mansion (First UK Edition)

by Faulkner, William

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1961
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$85.00

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London: Chatto and Windus, 1961. First UK Edition. The final volume of the Snopes Trilogy. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket, with two tiny closed to the bottom edge of the dust jacket.
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$85.00
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Satan Never Sleeps (Original double weight photograph from the set of the 1962 film)

by McCarey, Leo (director, screenwriter); Lawrence Schiller (photographer); Pearl S. Buck (story); Claude Binyon (screenwriter); William Holden, Clifton Webb, France Nuyen, Weaver Levy (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1962
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$675.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1962. Vintage oversize, double weight, borderless photograph from the 1962 film, showing Leo McCarey directing William Holden from behind the camera while France Nuyen waits just offstage. With a mimeo snipe tipped on the verso crediting photographer Lawrence Schiller and stamps of the Holmes-Lebel and Camera Press agencies on the verso. Based on… Read more
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$675.00
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The Mystic Masseur (Signed First Edition)

by Naipaul, V. S.

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Royal Books, Inc.
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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Cien años de soledad [One Hundred Years of Solitude] (First Argentine Edition)

by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1967
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$5,500.00

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Buenos Aires: Editorial Sudamericana, 1967. First Argentine Edition, preceding all others. The correct first edition of the Nobel Prize winner's masterpiece, published three years prior to the US edition, and the book that gained Garcia Marquez prominence amongst Latin American writers like Mario Vargos Llosa and Carlos Fuentes. A bright, attractive copy of a genuinely scarce high spot of… Read more
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Yentl The Yeshiva Boy (Original script for the 1974 play)

by Singer, Isaac Bashevis (short story, playwright); Leah Napolin (playwright)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1974
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$325.00

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New York: Chelsea Theater Center, 1974. Original script for the 1974 play. Based on the 1962 short story by Isaac Bashevis Singer, and adapted by him and playwright Leah Napolin for the stage, the play premiered October 25, 1975 at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre and ran for a total of 223 performances. Tovah Feldshuh was nominated for a Tony… Read more
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$325.00
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Innocent Erendira and Other Stories (Uncorrected Proof)

by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1978
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$85.00

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New York: Harper and Row, 1978. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First American Edition. Light fading at the spine and extremities, else just about Fine and unread in light green wrappers. A lovely copy of a scarce proof.
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$85.00
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In Concert: Joan Baez and Bob Dylan (Original 1965 tour poster)

by [Baez, Joan, Bob Dylan] Von Schmidt, Eric (design)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1965
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$6,500.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1965. Original poster for the 1965 tour by Joan Baez and Bob Dylan. This poster given by Baez to Tisha Fein, longtime talent coordinator and producer for the Grammy's, with Fein's holograph notation to the verso: "Joan Baez gave me this when we did her Midnight Special tribute-Tisha Fein." A musical variety series, "The Midnight Special" aired… Read more
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$6,500.00
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The Wild Palms (First Edition)

by Faulkner, William

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1939
Edition
First Edition
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$725.00

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New York: Random House, 1939. First Edition. First Edition. Two interwoven stories, "Wild Palms" and "Old Man," told in alternating chapters. Republished in 1990 under Faulkner's intended title, "If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem." Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. Vintage bookstore label to the rear pastedown. Light toning to the spine. Jacket spine and edges lightly… Read more
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$725.00
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Dynamo (First Edition)

by O'Neill, Eugene

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1929
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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New York: Horace Liveright, 1929. First Edition. First Edition. Very Good plus or better in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Spine slightly faded, boards briefly rubbed and mottled. Jacket extremities moderately toned, with light shelfwear, and a few short closed tears. Debuting on Broadway on Feb. 11, 1929, towards the end of the Nobel-winning playwright's most prolific period,… Read more
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Innocent Erendira and Other Stories (Uncorrected Proof)

by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1979
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$95.00

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1979. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First UK Edition. Near Fine in red publisher's wrappers. Light fading to the top of the front panel, with fading and a few mild reading creases at the spine. An attractive copy of this set of short stories.
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$95.00