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image of Original photograph of Eddie Fisher, circa 1950s

Original photograph of Eddie Fisher, circa 1950s

by Eddie Fisher (subject); Dave Preston (photographer)

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Published
1950
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$650.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1950. Vintage oversize black and white photograph of musician and teen idol Eddie Fisher, circa early 1950s. With the stamps of Television magazine on the verso, along with holograph pencil annotations crediting photographer Dave Preston. Fisher gained accolades as one of the most popular pop singers of the 1950s, making guest appearances on television and… Read more
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$650.00
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Who is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me? (Original photograph from the 1971 film)

by Dustin Hoffman (starring); Ulu Grosbard (director); Herb Gardner (screenwriter); Barbara Harris, Jack Warden, David Burns (starring)

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Published
1971
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$275.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1971. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1971 film, showing actor Dustin Hoffman, in character, standing next to a blow-up print of a TIME Magazine issue with his face on the cover. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. A wealthy pop songwriter writes most of his songs about love, but… Read more
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$275.00
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Hold On! (Collection of five original photographs from the 1966 film)

by Arthur Lubin (director); Robert E. Kent (screenwriter); Peter Noone, Shelley Fabares, Sue Ann Langdon, Herbert Anderson (starring)

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Published
1966
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$375.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1966. Collection of five vintage reference photographs from the 1966 film, showing Herman's Hermits, who appear as fictionalized versions of themselves in the film. A NASA scientist is sent to covertly gather information about Herman's Hermits after the children of US astronauts pick "Herman's Hermits" to be the name of the newest Gemini space capsule.… Read more
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$375.00
image of Original inscribed photograph of Rudy Vallee, circa 1953

Original inscribed photograph of Rudy Vallee, circa 1953

by Rudy Vallee (subject)

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Published
1953
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$75.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1953. Vintage black and white photograph of musician, actor, and radio host Rudy Vallee, INSCRIBED by Vallee to a fan: "To Ardis / Sincerely Rudy Vallee." Vallee is considered one of the first modern pop stars, popular in particular among teenage girls for his good looks and suave, "crooner" style of singing. Photograph 8… Read more
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$75.00
image of Original photograph of Elmer Bernstein recording the soundtrack to The Man with the Golden Arm, circa 1956

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N.p.: N.p., 1956. Vintage photograph of composer Elmer Bernstein conducting an orchestra in rehearsal for the soundtrack to Otto Preminger's "The Man with the Golden Arm," circa 1956. With two stamps for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on the verso. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Bernstein worked as a composer… Read more
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$325.00
image of Original photograph of The Beach Boys in Paris, circa 1960s

Original photograph of The Beach Boys in Paris, circa 1960s

by Brian; Wilson Dennis Wilson, Carl Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine (subjects)

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Published
1960
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$450.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1960. Vintage borderless photograph of The Beach Boys posing in front of the Eiffel Tower on what appears to have been a very foggy day, circa 1960s. 8 x 10 inches. Very Good plus, with a short diagonal tear to the the bottom right corner, repaired with paper tape on the verso.
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$450.00
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Original photograph of composer Burt Bacharach the recording studio, circa 1970s

by Burt Bacharach (subject)

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Published
1970
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$385.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Vintage borderless reference photograph of musician Burt Bacharach playing the piano and singing in a recording studio, circa 1970s. With a Columbia-Warner copyright stamp on the verso. 10 x 8 inches. Very Good plus, with light wear to the corners.
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$385.00
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Game Plan: Second Half of '81 [1981] (Original promotional sticker)

by Factory Records; Joy Division, New Order, A Certain Ratio, et al.

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Published
1981
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$675.00

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Manchester: Factory Records, 1981. Vintage promotional sticker announcing upcoming releases from Factory Records from July through December, 1981. Included are the release dates, Factory Records number, artist and title information, and format. Featuring the rarely seen FCL (Factory Records Division) designation and logo. The period covered by the sticker includes releases by Joy Division, the double album… Read more
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$675.00
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Low-Life (Original promotional sticker for the 1985 album)

by [New Order]

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Published
1985
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$150.00

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Manchester: Factory Records, 1985. Vintage two-sided promotional sticker for the band's 1985 album, with the verso noting the release of the album, the first single "The Perfect Kiss," and the Jonathan Demme-directed video for the same. The third studio album by the band, considered among their best, and the moment they fully embrace the use of synthesizers… Read more
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$150.00
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Video Circus (Original flyer for a screening of the 1981 film)

by Joy Division, A Certain Ration, New Order, Section 25, Orchestral Manoeuvers in the Dark, Cabaret Voltaire, The Fall, Blurt (starring)

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Published
1981
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$300.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1981. Vintage flyer for two screenings of the 1981 concert film at the Artculture Resource Center in Toronto on December 14 and 15, 1981. The flyer, which doubled as a ticket for the event, is stamped on the verso with location, the date of the December 15 screening, and Record on Wheels, the record store where the… Read more
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$300.00
image of Movement (Original Factory poster for the 1981 New Order album)

Movement (Original Factory poster for the 1981 New Order album)

by New Order (artist); Peter Saville (designer)

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Published
1981
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$1,500.00

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Manchester: Factory Records, 1981. Vintage offset lithograph poster for the release of the 1981 album. Based on the record sleeve designed by lead Factory designer Peter Saville. The band's debut album, after the dissolution of their previous band Joy Division following the death of lead singer Ian Curtis, a mix of their earlier post-punk style and the… Read more
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$1,500.00
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I Will Follow" / "Boy" double-sided U2 promotional poster (Original poster for U2's first US tour in 1980)

by [U2] Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen, Jr.

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Published
1980
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$550.00

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New York: Island Records, 1980. Vintage black and white double-sided poster for U2's 1980 US tour promoting their debut album "Boy" and hit single "I Will Follow." One side of the poster advertises press responses to U2's debut album "Boy," alongside a list of the band's upcoming US tour dates, while the other side has a close up… Read more
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$550.00
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Promotional poster blank for U2's "The Joshua Tree" tour (Original poster for U2's 1987 tour)

by [U2] Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen, Jr.

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Published
1987
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$175.00

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New York: Island Records, 1987. Vintage black, white, and gold US promotional poster blank for U2's 1987 tour in support of their phenomenal smash hit album "The Joshua Tree." Promotional poster blank for the tour supporting their fifth studio album "The Joshua Tree," with boxes reading "VENUE" and "DATE" that would later be replaced by said pertinent information.… Read more
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$175.00
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With or Without You" U2 promotional banner poster (Original poster for U2's 1987 "maxi-single")

by [U2] Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen, Jr.

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Published
1987
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$200.00

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New York: Island Records, 1987. Vintage black and white US promotional banner poster for U2's 1987 "maxi-single" release of their chart-topping hit "With or Without You." Promotional poster for the "With or Without You" single from the band's fifth studio album "The Joshua Tree." Critically acclaimed and publicly beloved, "The Joshua Tree" won U2 their first two Grammy… Read more
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$200.00
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Sotheby's Auction Catalog: Rock and Pop, London 29 September 2015

by [Sotheby's Auctions]

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Published
2015
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$25.00

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New York: Sotheby's, 2015. Fine and unread in illustrated wrappers as issued. Perfect bound. Illustrated profusely in color throughout. Includes auction items from musical greats such as The Beatles, Eric Clapton, The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, and Jack Bruce.
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Talking About Oz (Vintage audio reel)

by John and Yoko Ono Lennon

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Published
1971
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$4,250.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1971. Vintage audio recording on three quarter inch tape, three minutes and 30 seconds long, of John Lennon and Yoko Ono on Radio Free London circa 1971. The couple spend the time advocating for free speech and on behalf of the founders of "Oz" magazine, then on trial for obscenity and "conspiracy to corrupt public morals." … Read more
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$4,250.00
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Principados y potestades [Principles and Powers] (First Mexican Edition)

by Carlos Monsivais (author); Hector Garcia (photographs)

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Published
1969
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$2,000.00

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Mexico City: Libreria Madero, 1969. First Mexican Edition, preceding all others. Slim quarto, perfect-bound softcover. A cornerstone of Latin American pop photography, and included in "The Latin American Photobook." Designed by Vicente Rojo, with photographs by Hector Garcia, one of the most important Mexican photojournalists.  A private edition published by a prominent Mexico City bookstore and distributed gratis… Read more
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$2,000.00