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The First 50 Years 1961-2011: Driving and Preserving the Dream (First Edition)

by Gull Wing Group International

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2011
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Chico, CA: Gull Wing Group International, 2011. First Edition. First Edition, with errata slip laid in. A history and celebration of the Mercedes Benz 300 SL Gullwing and the people who preserve and collect it. Near Fine. Jacket with a short closed tear and nick to the front panel, else Near Fine.
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image of Archive of photographs of the New York Counterculture scene, 1967 (Collection of 5 original photographs and 3 essays from 1967)

Archive of photographs of the New York Counterculture scene, 1967 (Collection of 5 original photographs and 3 essays from 1967)

by Bauer, Jerry (photographs, essays); Andy Warhol's Factory, The Fugs, Greenwich Village, League for Spiritual Discovery "LSD" (subjects)

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Published
1967
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$1,250.00

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1967. Archive of five vintage borderless photographs, and three typescript essays, all by photographer Jerry Bauer, circa 1967, with the photographs in the archive corresponding to the topics of the essays. Bauer was an American photographer best known for his photographic portraits of writers, with his portraits of Samuel Beckett being held in particularly high regard. Much… Read more
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$1,250.00
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Last Year at Marienbad (Two original photographs from the 1961)

by Resnais, Alain (director); Alain Robbe-Grillet (screenwriter); Delphine Seyrig, Giorgio Albertazzi, (starring)

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Published
1961
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$200.00

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Paris: Cocinor, 1961. Collection of 2 vintage snapshot photographs of Alain Resnais on the set of the 1961 film. With holograph annotations in pencil and a press agency stamp on the verso of each. An enigmatic, dreamlike film, about a man and a woman who meet at a party, where he insists they have met… Read more
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$200.00
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A Girl Named Tamiko (Original photograph from the set of the 1962 film)

by Sturges, John (director); Ronald Kirkbride (novel); Edward Anhalt (screenwriter); Laurence Harvey, France Nuyen, Martha Hyer, Gary Merrill (starring)

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Published
1962
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$65.00

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Hollywood: Hal Wallis Productions / Paramount Pictures, 1962. Vintage photograph of director John Sturges and actors Laurence Harvey, Gary Merrill and Michael Wilding on the set of the 1962 film. Mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. Based on Ronald Kirkbride's 1959 novel (also a 1960 paperback published by Monarch, an early sleaze publishing house). A Eurasian… Read more
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$65.00
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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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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
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The Discreet Charm of The Bourgeoisie (Original photograph from the 1972 film)

by Bunuel, Luis (director); Jean-Claude Carriere (screenwriter); Fernando Rey, Paul Frankeur, Delphine Seyrig, Bulle Ogier, Stephane Audran (starring)

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Published
1972
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$325.00

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Paris: Greenwich Film Productions, 1972. Vintage borderless photograph from the set of the 1977 film. With holograph annotations on the verso. Six bourgeois friends try to sit down to a meal together and are repeatedly interrupted by surreal dream-like happenings. 7 x 9.5 inches. Near Fine. Criterion Collection 102.… Read more
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image of Archive of 163 original travel photographs, 1922-1927

Archive of 163 original travel photographs, 1922-1927

by Schoedsack, Ernest B. (photographer, subject), Merian C. Cooper (subject)

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Published
1927
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$12,500.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1927. and the photographs here, mostly of native islanders, are likely from the first of those journeys. The fourth and fifth volumes contain photographs of the Middle East. The fourth features numerous photographs of French Foreign Legionnaires, in addition to locals, and are taken in Saudi Arabia, primarily in and around the city of Jeddah.… Read more
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$12,500.00
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Home (Signed First Edition)

by Tunbjork, Lars

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2002
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9783882438680
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$500.00

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Gottingen: Steidl, 2002. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the photographer on the title page. 49 full page, four-color plates. A series of images taken in and around Tunbjork's hometown and other middle-class enclaves in Sweden, capturing simultaneously the familiarity of the every-man as well as the underlying uniqueness rarely attributed suburban sprawl. Fine… Read more
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$500.00
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Phase 2 (Original photograph from the Off-Broadway show, circa 1962)

by Shapiro, Morton (photographer); Lucienne Bridou, Bill Heyer, Judy Martin, Larry Hankin (starring)

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Published
1962
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$250.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1962. Vintage oversize photograph from the Off-Broadway cabaret show "Phase 2," circa 1962. With the stamp of "Horizon" magazine on the verso, along with holograph annotations crediting photographer Morton Shapiro, and noting the photographs inclusion in the January 1962 issue. French-American actress Lucienne Bridou would star in both the Broadway and film versions of "A… Read more
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$250.00
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Chickie (Photoplay Edition)

by Meherin, Elenore

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Published
1925
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$25.00

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New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1925. First printing of the photoplay edition. Photo-illustrated with stills from the film. Basis for the 1925 film, directed by John Francis Dillon and starring Dorothy Mackaill and John Bowers. The film is now considered lost. Very Good plus in a Very Good dust jacket. Contemporary owner name to the… Read more
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The Ladies' Man (Archive of working material from the 1961 film, belonging to set director Jim Payne)

by Lewis, Jerry (director); Jim Payne (set designer)

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Published
1961
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$2,750.00

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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1961. Archive of material belonging to set director Jim Payne, largely related to the 1961 Jerry Lewis film "The Ladies Man." With a typed letter signed by Jerry Lewis and a second typed letter signed by Bobby Darin thanking Payne for his work on "Too Late Blues" (1961). The archive includes a set dressing… Read more
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$2,750.00
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Eye to Eye (Signed First Edition)

by Nash, Graham

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2004
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9783882439601
Item Price
$175.00

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Gottingen: Steidl, 2004. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED and DATED in the year of publication by the author on the title page. A collection of photography by the former member of The Hollies, which has become something of a second career for the musician. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket.
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Crosstown (Signed First Edition)

by Levitt, Helen

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2001
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$525.00

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New York: Powerhouse, 2001. First Edition. First Edition. Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. SIGNED by the photographer on the title page. Fine and unread without dust jacket as issued.
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$525.00
image of Andre Malraux and Andre Gide (Original photograph from a 1936 anti-fascist meeting)

Andre Malraux and Andre Gide (Original photograph from a 1936 anti-fascist meeting)

by Malraux, Andre; Andre Gide; David Seymour (photographer)

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Published
1936
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$1,200.00

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Paris: N.p., 1936. Vintage borderless photograph from an anti-fascist meeting in Paris in 1936, featuring novelist Andre Malraux speaking on a microphone with Nobel Prize winner Andre Gide seated at a table next to him. Photographer's rubber stamp to the verso, accompanied by holograph annotations in pencil, black ink, and red felt ink. Likely a photograph… Read more
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$1,200.00
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Reminiscensijos [Reminiscences] (Signed First Edition)

by Mekas, Jonas; George Maciunas (designer)

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Published
1972
Edition
First Edition
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$2,500.00

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New York: Fluxus Editions, 1972. First Edition. First Edition, one of 250 copies (this being No. 34). Although not called for, this copy SIGNED by Mekas on the verso of the front board. Designed by George Maciunas. Featuring poetry by Mekas alongside photographs of his native Lithuania. Published the same year as his documentary "Reminiscences of a… Read more
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$2,500.00
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Photograph of J. Edgar Hoover during filming of "You Can't Get Away With It" (Original still photograph from the 1936 newsreel)

by Hoover, J. Edgar; Clyde Tolson, William J. Miller, Charles Ford; Lowell Thomas (narrator); Charles E. Ford (director, producer, screenwriter)

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Published
1936
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$575.00

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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1936. Vintage sepia toned double weight photograph from the filming of the 1936 Universal Studios newsreel "You Can't Get Away With It." Shot in the office of J. Edgar Hoover, Director of the FBI, on October 14, 1936, the photo shows Hoover filming his Assistant Director Clyde Tolson, as Universal Newsreel reps Charles Ford… Read more
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$575.00
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Photograph of Cuban composer Osvaldo Farres (Original photograph from 1951)

by Farres, Osvaldo (subject)

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Published
1951
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$150.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1951. Vintage borderless still photograph of Cuban songwriter and composer Osvaldo Farres. Featuring Farres at the piano while two men holding sheet music look on. Archivo Bohemia and Herve Derrien collection rubber stamps to the verso. One of Cuba's most significant musicians, Farres is said to have had an innate ability for composition. His… Read more
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$150.00
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Le Guide de la femme (Collection of five French women's culture magazines)

by [Weiss, Louise] Pernel, R. (director); A. Michelsen (director of publication); H. Lezineau (secretary)

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Published
1962
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$325.00

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Paris: Migra, 1962. Five issues of "Le Guide de la femme" (roughly, "Woman's Guide"), a mid-century Parisian periodical published with the patronage of French author, journalist, politician, and noted feminist, Louise Weiss. The periodical, not unlike similar publications of today found on wire racks at grocery checkout lines, was produced by and for France's modern Woman, "at the forefront… Read more
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$325.00
image of Original photograph of Dizzy Gillespie, circa 1975

Original photograph of Dizzy Gillespie, circa 1975

by Gillespie, Dizzy (subject); Giuseppe Pino (photographer)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1975
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$625.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1975. Vintage still photograph of Dizzy Gillespie, circa 1975. With the sticker of photographer Giuseppe Pino on the verso. 9.25 x 7 inches. Diagonal crease to the upper left corner, else Near Fine.
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image of Original double weight photograph of Diana Ross, 1974

Original double weight photograph of Diana Ross, 1974

by Ross, Diana (subject); Harry Langdon (photographer)

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Published
1974
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$1,250.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1974. Vintage oversize double weight still photograph of Diana Ross from 1974. Photographer's rubber stamp to the verso. Featuring Ross sitting in a chair, a striped jacket thrown over the back. Ross is considered the most successful female musician in history, with 70 hit singles both from her work with The Supremes (one of the… Read more
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