from Royal Books, Inc.

New Arrivals

cover of My Friend Irma Goes West (Original screenplay for the 1950 film, presentation copy belonging to producer Joseph H. Hazen)

My Friend Irma Goes West (Original screenplay for the 1950 film, presentation copy belonging to producer Joseph H. Hazen)

by Hal Walker (director); Cy Howard (radio series, screenwriter); Parke Levy (screenwriter); John Lund, Marie Wilson, Diana Lynn, Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1949
Item Price
$1,500.00

Show Details

Description:
Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1949. Revised Final White script for the 1950 film. Presentation copy belonging to producer Joseph H. Hazen, in full green leather binding, with his name in gilt on front board and title in gilt on spine. Although the title and distribution pages identify the script as "Part I," the script presented here is the complete… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$1,500.00
cover of My Friend Irma (Original screenplay for the 1949 film, presentation copy belonging to producer Joseph H. Hazen)

My Friend Irma (Original screenplay for the 1949 film, presentation copy belonging to producer Joseph H. Hazen)

by George Marshall (director); Cy Howard (radio series, screenwriter); Parke Levy (screenwriter); John Lund, Diana Lynn, Don DeFore, Marie Wilson, Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1949
Item Price
$1,500.00

Show Details

Description:
Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1949. Final White script for the 1949 film. Presentation copy belonging to producer Joseph H. Hazen, in full green leather binding, with his name in gilt on front board and title in gilt on spine, with the single annotation of an "H" in holograph pencil on the top right of the title page. Although the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$1,500.00
cover of Radio Drama in Action: Twenty-Five Plays of a Changing World (First Edition, signed by Arthur Laurents)

Radio Drama in Action: Twenty-Five Plays of a Changing World (First Edition, signed by Arthur Laurents)

by Arthur Laurents (author); Erik Barnouw (editor)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1945
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$95.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Rinehart, 1945. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by Arthur Laurents at his contribution on page 91. A collection of transcriptions of dramatic radio plays. Very Good plus in green cloth covered boards, lacking the dust jacket.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$95.00
cover of Reel-to-reel tape recording for a 1978 anti-PCP public service announcement

Reel-to-reel tape recording for a 1978 anti-PCP public service announcement

by Gil Scott-Heron

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1978
Item Price
$975.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Arista Records, 1978. Vintage tape recording of a 1978 anti-drug public service announcement by noted soul and jazz musician-poet Gil Scott-Heron. Included with the tape is an audio CD and MP3 file of same. The recording features Scott-Heron narrating both 15 second and 30 second radio spots about the dangers of PCP use over clips… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$975.00
cover of Original press photograph of Rose Marie, 1930

Original press photograph of Rose Marie, 1930

by Rose Marie (subject)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1930
Item Price
$325.00

Show Details

Description:
Burbank, CA: National Broadcasting Company [NBC], 1930. Vintage satin-finish double weight publicity photograph of young actress Rose Marie posing in front of a NBC microphone. With holograph pencil annotations on the verso, along with a date stamp reading April 23, 1930, and a NBC stamp. Marie would go on to become a beloved comedian and television actress,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$325.00
cover of Original publicity photograph of Bernardine Flynn, 1932

Original publicity photograph of Bernardine Flynn, 1932

by Bernardine Flynn (subject); Maurice Seymour (photographer)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1932
Item Price
$300.00

Show Details

Description:
Burbank, CA: National Broadcasting Company [NBC], 1932. Vintage publicity photograph of radio actress and announcer Bernardine Flynn, with the insignia of photography studio Maurice Seymour from the negative, at the bottom left corner, circa 1930s. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with a date stamp reading August 18, 1932. Flynn voiced a variety of… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$300.00
cover of Gunsmoke (Original photograph of William Conrad, circa 1954, for the radio series)

Gunsmoke (Original photograph of William Conrad, circa 1954, for the radio series)

by William Conrad (subject); Gabor Rona (photographer); Norman Macdonnell, John Meston (creators)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1954
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
Hollywood: CBS Radio, 1954. Vintage publicity photograph of William Conrad for the CBS radio series "Gunsmoke," circa 1954. Mimeo snipe and "CBS Photo by Gabor Rona" stamp on the verso. "Gunsmoke" first aired on CBS radio on April 26, 1952 with William Conrad in the lead as Marshall Matt Dillon. Conrad was already one of radio's biggest stars… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
cover of Amos 'n' Andy (Original photograph for the radio serial, circa 1930)

Amos 'n' Andy (Original photograph for the radio serial, circa 1930)

by Gosden, Freeman, Charles Correll (creators, writters, starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1960
Item Price
$45.00

Show Details

Description:
Hollywood: CBS Radio, 1960. Vintage publicity photograph of Freeman Gosden and Charles Correl for the Amos 'n' Andy radio serial, shot circa 1930, struck by CBS circa 1960s, with CBS Radio mimeo snipe on verso. Gosden and Correll began working in radio in 1925 at WGN in Chicago, when executive Ben McCanna proposed adapting the popular Sidney Smith… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$45.00
cover of Original flyer for a remote radio-controlled Ford Motors automobile event, 1934

Show Details

Description:
Pompton Lakes, NJ: Chivers Motor Company, 1934. Original flyer for a remote radio-controlled Ford Motors automobile event sponsored in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey on August 16, 1934. The event was sponsored by the Chivers Motor Company, featuring three Ford cars operated from a distance on the grounds of a local high school. "Magic car" or "phantom auto" shows… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$300.00
cover of Hollywood in Person (Original script for the 1937 live radio show, H. Bruce Humberstone's copy)

Hollywood in Person (Original script for the 1937 live radio show, H. Bruce Humberstone's copy)

by Bob; Baker H. Bruce Humberstone, Arleen Whelan (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1937
Item Price
$175.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: N.p., 1937. Draft script for the 1937 live radio show, which originally aired on CBS. Copy belonging to interviewee H. Bruce Humberstone, with his holograph pencil annotations regarding line changes and deletions throughout. Sponsored by General Mills and marketed as the "Gold Medal Hour," the Hollywood in Person radio show was hosted by Art Baker (under the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$175.00
cover of The Gary Crosby Show (Original contact sheet from the 1955 radio show)

The Gary Crosby Show (Original contact sheet from the 1955 radio show)

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

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1955
Item Price
$475.00

Show Details

Description:
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
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$475.00
cover of The Cavalcade of America: A Tooth for Paul Revere (Original script for the 1948 radio broadcast)

The Cavalcade of America: A Tooth for Paul Revere (Original script for the 1948 radio broadcast)

by Virginia Radcliffe (writer); Robert Taylor (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1948
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Batten, Barton, Durstine and Osborn, 1948. Draft script for "Perfect Union," an episode of the popular anthology drama radio show "The Cavalcade of America," originally broadcast on January 26, 1948. With a few holograph annotations in pencil and ink on the front wrapper. The anthology series was part of a campaign by the DuPont chemical… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
cover of The Cavalcade of America: Young Tom Jefferson (Original script for the 1942 radio broadcast)

The Cavalcade of America: Young Tom Jefferson (Original script for the 1942 radio broadcast)

by Robert Richards (writer); Tyrone Power (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1942
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Batten, Barton, Durstine and Osborn, 1942. Draft script for "A Continental Uniform," an episode of the popular anthology drama radio show "The Cavalcade of America," originally broadcast on May 25, 1942. With faint holograph annotations in pencil and ink on the front wrapper. The anthology series was part of a campaign by the DuPont chemical corporation… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
cover of Wolfman Jack's Disco Party [The Disco Party], Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada October 11-17, 1975 (Original script for the 1975 live show)

Wolfman Jack's Disco Party [The Disco Party], Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada October 11-17, 1975 (Original script for the 1975 live show)

by Wolfman Jack; Rick Warren (musical director); Scott Sternberg (director, producer); Peaches and Herb, France Joli, Tuxedo Junction (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1979
Item Price
$475.00

Show Details

Description:
Las Vegas: N.p., 1979. Draft script for the 1979 live Las Vegas revue titled "Wolfman Jack's Disco Party," which took place at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas, premiering on October 11 and running until the 17th, with two shows a night. Copy belonging to musical director Rick Warren, with his name in red felt ink on the front… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$475.00
cover of Just Left of Dawn: No Good Anymore (Two screenplays for an unproduced radio drama)

Just Left of Dawn: No Good Anymore (Two screenplays for an unproduced radio drama)

by Rojay North (screenwriter, director); Michelle Nosco (screenwriter)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
Los Angeles: Feathertouch Communications. Two screenplays for an unproduced radio drama. Each belongs to actor Billy O'Sullivan, who was to play Billy, with both holograph and photocopied annotations related to his lines in holograph ink and pencil. The story of a teddy bear, where it comes from and its hopes of becoming someone's toy this upcoming Christmas.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
No cover image available

Bonhams Auction Catalog: History of Science and Technology, December 6, 2017

by [Bonhams Auctions]

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2017
Item Price
$25.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Bonhams Auctions, 2017. About Fine and unread in illustrated wrappers. Perfect bound. Illustrated profusely in color throughout. Includes items relating to science and technology, including works by Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, and Niels Bohr, as well as globes, telescopes, and most notably including early Apple computer memorabilia.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$25.00
cover of The Hollywood Reporter (Collection of twelve original entertainment magazines, for 1962)

The Hollywood Reporter (Collection of twelve original entertainment magazines, for 1962)

by W.R. Wilkerson (publisher); Don Carle Gillette (editor)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1962
Item Price
$275.00

Show Details

Description:
Los Angeles: The Hollywood Reporter, 1962. Twelve original entertainment trade magazines, all from July 1962, focusing on film, radio, and television, with book reviews, job postings, ads for local California restaurants and real estate. Many issues also featured color centerfolds advertising contemporary films, that in effect acted as mini pullout posters. Rear wrappers often portrayed attractive film star portraits.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$275.00
cover of Paris Top Secret (Original French poster for the 1969 film)

Paris Top Secret (Original French poster for the 1969 film)

by Pierre Roustand (director); Philippe Bouvard (narrator); Jerome Savary (music)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1969
Item Price
$200.00

Show Details

Description:
Paris: Belga Films, 1969. Original French moyenne (medium) poster for the 1969 Belgian-French film. Little known film capitalizing on the exploitation genre of the late 1950s that extended into international success as the "Mondo" film, a subgenre of the many "shockumentaries" (documentaries produced largely to shock the audience) of the era. This color film covers juvenile delinquents… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$200.00
cover of Inner Sanctum: The Dead Are Never Lonely (Original script for the 1950 radio episode)

Inner Sanctum: The Dead Are Never Lonely (Original script for the 1950 radio episode)

by Himan Brown (creator); Raymond Edward Johnson, Paul McGrath (hosts); Louis Vittes (writer);

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1950
Item Price
$375.00

Show Details

Description:
Los Angeles: Jack Stewart and Associates, 1950. Original radio script for "The Dead Are Never Lonely," episode 474 of season 10 (Sept. 25, 1950) of the popular radio program, "Inner Sanctum Mystery." The series aired from January 7, 1941 to October 5, 1952, and was created by producer Himan Brown. A total of 527 episodes were broadcast, most of… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$375.00
cover of Talking About Oz (Vintage audio reel)

Talking About Oz (Vintage audio reel)

by John Lennon and Yoko Ono

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1971
Item Price
$3,250.00

Show Details

Description:
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
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$3,250.00