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The Gin Game (Original script for the 1977 play, Hume Cronyn's copy)

by Nichols, Mike (director); D.L. Coburn (playwright); Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1975
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$575.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1975. Draft script for the 1977 play. "The Gin Game" premiered on Broadway on October 6, 1977, at the John Golden Theatre, directed by Mike Nichols. The play had a run of 517 performances, closing on December 31, 1978. Actor Hume Cronyn's copy, with his printed name and address at the bottom right corner… Read more
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$575.00
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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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The Caine Mutiny (First Edition)

by Wouk, Herman

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1951
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$450.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, 1951. First Edition. First Edition, in the purported first issue dust jacket, with "City Boy" on the rear flap and "The City Boy" on the rear panel (and no mention of the Pulitzer Prize). Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and basis for the classic 1954 film directed by Edward Dmytryk and starring Humphrey Bogart… Read more
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$450.00
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Independence Day (Signed First Edition)

by Ford, Richard

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1995
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780679492658
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$125.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Fine in a Fine dust jacket.
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$125.00
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The Fixer (Original screenplay for the 1968 film)

by Frankenheimer, John (director); Dalton Trumbo (screenwriter); Alan Bates, Dirk Bogarde, Georgia Brown, Hugh Griffith (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1967
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$650.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1967. Draft script for the 1968 British film. Based on Bernard Malamud's 1966 Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning novel. Set in Czarist Russia, Frankeheimer's adaptation is a brutal realization of Malamud's novel, wherein a poor Jew named Yakov Bok assumes the identity of a Gentile after moving from the country to… Read more
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$650.00
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The Time of Your Life (First Edition, with scarce wraparound band)

by Saroyan, William

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1939
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$950.00

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New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1939. First Edition. First Edition. With the rare publisher's wraparound band, noting that this the only play to have ever received both the Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award (Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire" was bestowed the same honor in 1948). Basis for the 1948 film directed by H. C.… Read more
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$950.00
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The Shrike (Original screenplay for the 1952 play, Van Heflin's copy)

by Kramm, Joseph (playwright)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1952
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$750.00

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New York: N.p., 1952. Draft script for the 1952 play production. Copy belonging to actor Van Heflin, who starred in the Broadway production. Set in the ward of a mental hospital, the play follows one of its patients, a theatrical director driven to attempted suicide by his domineering wife, Anne. Outwardly, Anne is sweet and caring, but… Read more
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$750.00
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The Late George Apley (Original screenplay for the 1947 film, copy belonging to actress Peggy Cummins)

by Mankiewicz, Joseph L. (director); Philip Dunne (screenwriter); George S. Kaufman, John P. Marquand (playwright, novel); Richard Haydn, Ronald Colman, Peggy Cummins (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1946
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$450.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1946. First Draft Continuity (pre-production) script for the 1947 film. Based on the 1944 play by George S. Kaufman and John P. Marquand, which was in turn adapted from Marquand's 1937 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Copy belonging to actress Peggy Cummins, with her signature in holograph pencil to the title page, her annotations throughout, and an… Read more
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$450.00
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The Good Earth (First Edition)

by Buck, Pearl S.

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1931
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$750.00

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New York: John Day, 1931. First Edition. First Edition. First issue with "flees" on page 100, and "John Day Publishing Company" on the copyright page. Lacking the scarce dust jacket. Basis for the 1937 film starring Paul Muni and Luise Rainer, who won an Academy Award for her role, and directed by Sidney Franklin. Buck won the… Read more
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$750.00
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His Family (First Edition)

by Poole, Ernest

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1917
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$400.00

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New York: Macmillan, 1917. First Edition. First Edition. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Very Good, with an owner inscription to the front endpaper. Lacking the rear endpaper, slightly cocked, and with light foxing to the page edges.
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$400.00
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Scarlet Sister Mary (First Edition)

by Peterkin, Julia

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1928
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$750.00

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New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1928. First Edition. First Edition, in a later printing dust jacket. Jacket has a different design than that of the first printing, red with black titles and a yellow printed Pulitzer Prize Novel band. Winner of the 1929 Pulitzer Prize and Peterkin's most important book, with dialogue written in the Gullah dialect of South Carolina. … Read more
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$750.00
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In This Our Life (First Edition)

by Glasgow, Ellen

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1941
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$225.00

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New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1941. First Edition. First Edition. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Just about Fine and unread in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket has light dampstaining and foxing, visible predominantly at the verso, and rubbing to the gilt of the spine. Altogether a sharp, attractive copy.
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$225.00
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Honey in the Horn (First Edition)

by Davis, H.L.

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1935
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$650.00

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1935. First Edition. First Edition. Winner of both the 1935 Harper Prize and the Pulitzer Prize. Very Good plus in a Very Good, unclipped first state dust jacket. Book has light foxing to the boards and page edges, with toning to two pages where a laid-in newspaper clipping on the Pulitzer Prize… Read more
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$650.00
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A Death in the Family (First Edition)

by Agee, James

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1956
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$375.00

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New York: McDowell, Obolensky, 1956. First Edition. First Edition. First issue, with the requisite blue title page and "Walking" on the first line of page 80. Small owner bookplate to the top right corner of the front endpaper. Agee's final novel, published posthumously, and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Near Fine in an unclipped Very Good plus… Read more
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$375.00
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Years of Grace (Signed Hardcover)

by Barnes, Margaret Ayer

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1931
Item Price
$825.00

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Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1931. Later printing. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper: "For Virginia Allan / from Margaret Ayer Barnes." Winner of the 1931 Pulitzer Prize for Literature. Barnes also wrote "Dishonored Lady," a play twice adapted to film. Beginning in the 1890s, the story follows an upper-middle class girl from youth to adulthood, struggling… Read more
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$825.00
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The Shipping News (First Edition)

by Proulx, E. Annie

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1993
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780684193373
Item Price
$125.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1993. First Edition. First Edition. The author's most celebrated novel, winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and basis for the 2001 film, starring Julianne Moore and Kevin Spacey. Near Fine and unread in a Near Fine dust jacket. Small owner name to the front endpaper, with light… Read more
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$125.00
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Early Autumn (Signed First Edition)

by Bromfield, Louis

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1926
Edition
First Edition
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$4,500.00

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New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1926. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on a pasted-down note to the front endpaper: "For Sydney Williams / With the very best of the author, who wishes he were here in the land of good wines / Louis Bromfield." Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Near Fine in a moderately… Read more
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$4,500.00
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Dragon's Teeth (First Edition, self-published issue)

by Sinclair, Upton

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1942
Edition
First Edition
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$1,750.00

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New York: Self published, 1942. First Edition. First Edition. The uncommon author's self-published edition, published by Sinclair in January 1942 simultaneous to the Viking trade edition, and with "Published by the Author" on the title page as called for. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. About Fine and unread in a Very Good plus example of the scarce… Read more
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$1,750.00
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House Made of Dawn (First Edition)

by Momaday, N. Scott

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1968
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$425.00

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New York: Harper and Row, 1968. First Edition. First Edition, in a first issue unclipped dust jacket. Basis for the 1987 Richardson Morse film, written for the screen by Momaday, and starring Larry Littlebird, Judith Doty, Jay Verela, and Mesa Bird. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. A very bright, Fine, and unread copy… Read more
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$425.00
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The Executioner's Song (First Edition, review copy)

by Mailer, Norman

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1979
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780316544177
Item Price
$175.00

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Boston: Little, Brown, 1979. First Edition. First Edition. REVIEW COPY, with publisher's slip laid in. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and basis for the superb television film about the life of Gary Gilmore, starring Tommy Lee Jones, Christine Lahti and Roseanne Arquette. Fine and unread in a lovely, about Fine dust jacket.
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$175.00