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Jiu Jitsu Tricks (First Edition)

by Saito, K.

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Published
1905
Edition
First Edition
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$325.00

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New York: Richard K. Fox, 1905. First Edition. First Edition. Scarce. A manual detailing the philosophy and techniques of the Japanese martial art of jiu jitsu, contemporary to its introduction to the United States. Photo-illustrated throughout. Very Good in illustrated wrappers, staple bound. Owner stamp to the front wrapper. Wrappers soiled, with the front wrapper… Read more
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Happy Landing (Original photograph of Don Ameche from the 1938 film)

by Ruth, Roy Del (director); Boris Ingster, Milton Sperling (screenwriters); Sonja Henie, Don Ameche, Cesar Romero, Ethel Merman (starring)

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Published
1938
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$15.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1938. Vintage reference photograph of actor Don Ameche from the 1938 film. With a mimeo snipe to the verso. A womanizing band leader and his manager are forced to land in a small village in Norway en route to Paris, where misunderstanding and romantic pathos ensues with a villager's daughter. Set… Read more
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$15.00
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Eddie (Original screenplay for the 1996 film, signed by cast and crew)

by Goldberg, Whoopi; Frank Langella, Dennis Farina, Richard Jenkins (starring); Steve Rash (director); Jon Connoly, David Loucka, Eric Champnella, Keith Mitchell, Steve Zacharias, Jeff Buhai (screenwriters)

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Published
1995
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$275.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1995. Revised Draft script for the 1996 film. Copy belonging to costume designer Molly Maginnis, warmly INSCRIBED on the first twelve title pages by members of the cast and crew, including director Steve Rash and actress Whoopi Goldberg. From the collection of costume designer Molly Maginnis. A New York limousine driver is named "honorary… Read more
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$275.00
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Football's Miracle Men: The Baltimore Colts' Story (First Edition)

by Steadman, John F.

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Published
1959
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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Cleveland: Pennington Press, 1959. First Edition. First Edition. A seminal nonfiction title, documenting the early history of the Baltimore Colts, founded in 1953. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket with minor wear at the extremities. A bright copy.
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The Trip Back Down (Original script for the 1977 play)

by Bishop, John (playwright); Terry Schreiber (director); John Cullum, Jill Andre, William Andrews (starring)

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Published
1975
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$325.00

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New York: Philip Rose, 1975. Draft script for the 1977 play, which premiered at the Longacre Theatre on January 4, 1977 and played for 70 performances, closing on March 5, 1977, with annotations on two pages in holograph pencil and marker highlighting dialogue. Professional race car driver Bobby Horvath returns to his hometown after eight years away and… Read more
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Right to the Heart [You Can't Always Tell] (Original screenplay for the 1942 film)

by Forde, Eugene (director); Walter Bullock (screenwriter); Brenda Joyce, Joseph Allen, Cobina Wright (starring)

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Published
1941
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$350.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1941. Final Draft script for the 1942 film. Production No. 690 and copy No. 140 both rubber stamped on the front wrapper, with FINAL printed at the top right corner of same. John T. Bromley (Joseph Allen), a young man from high society, is physically humiliated by a prizefighter (William Haade) before his socialite… Read more
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$350.00
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Grand Slam: The Secrets of Power Baseball (First Edition)

by Mays, Willie; Mickey Mantle, Whitey Ford, Jim Bunning

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Published
1965
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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New York: Viking Press, 1965. First Edition. First Edition. A collection of four essays, one by each of these baseball legends. Very Good plus in a Very Good plus price-clipped dust jacket. Spine and board edges faintly faded. Jacket lightly rubbed to the extremities, with a lightly faded spine.
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[The] Racquet (Original screenplay for the 1979 film)

by Winters, David (director); Steve Michaels, Earle Doud (screenwriters); Bert Convy, Lynda Day George, Bobby Riggs, Bjorn Borg (starring)

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Published
1977
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$750.00

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Los Angeles: Harlequin Productions, 1977. First Draft script for the 1979 film. Noted as copy No. 1 in holograph ink on the front wrapper. Laid in with the script is a business card for agent Daryl A. Marshak of Fred Amsel and Associates. Bert Convy is Tommy Everett, an aging tennis pro who decides to finance his dream… Read more
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$750.00
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The Games (Original photograph on the set of the 1970 film)

by Aznavour, Charles (starring); Michael Winner (director); Hugh Atkinson (novel); Erich Segal (screenwriter); Michael Crawford, Ryan O'Neal, Jeremy Kemp (starring)

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Published
1970
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$375.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1970. Vintage double weight borderless, candid photograph of actor-singer Charles Aznavour and his wife Ulla Thorsell on the set of the 1970 film. Based on the 1968 novel by Hugh Atkinson. The story of four marathon runners from different countries as they prepare to compete in the Olympic games in Rome. … Read more
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$375.00
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Thunder on the Water (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Helmick, Paul A. (screenwriter); Mike Crumplar (screenwriter)

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Published
1973
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$75.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1973. Second Draft script for an unproduced film. With a business card for talent manager and film producer Arnold Stiefel stapled to the front wrapper, and a label sticker for casting agent Paul Kohner to the title page. Included with the script are two Xerographically duplicated letters from Rudy Ramos, the head of the Speed Classic Racing… Read more
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$75.00
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N.p.: N.p., 1965. Archive of 40 vernacular photographs taken at the NASCAR World 600 race on May 23, 1965 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC. Eight of the photographs with holograph annotations on the verso, identifying the date and location, as well as drivers pictured. The photographs are primarily taken at track level, and feature… Read more
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$350.00
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Two original photographs of Ohio girl's softball teams, circa 1970s

by [Americana] [Baseball] [Little League]

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Published
1970
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$85.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Two vintage photographs of girl's softball teams, taken at Veteran's Park in Shelby, OH, circa the 1970s. With holograph ink annotations on the verso noting the location and identifying some of the subjects. Little League first organized softball programs for both girls and boys in 1974, around the time these photographs were taken, although… Read more
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$85.00
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Grunt! The Wrestling Movie (Collection of 22 original photographs from the 1985 film)

by Holzman, Allan (director, story writer); Tony Randel, Lisa Tomei, Barry Zetlin (story writers); Roger D. Manning (screenwriter)

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Published
1985
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$425.00

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Los Angeles: New World Pictures, 1985. Collection of 22 vintage still photographs from the 1985 film. An early mockumentary, following a documentary filmmaker's attempt to find out identity of a mysterious masked wrestler. A cult classic of the wrestling film genre, starring many stars of the wrestling world from its time, including Magic Schwarz, Stephen Cepello, Dick… Read more
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$425.00
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Body and Soul (Original photograph from the set of the 1947 film)

by Rossen, Robert (director); Abraham Polonsky (screenwriter); John Garfield, Lilli Palmer, Hazel Brooks, Anne Revere (starring)

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Published
1947
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$225.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1947. Vintage linen backed keybook photograph of cinematographer James Wong Howe, actress Lilli Palmer, and members of the crew on the set of the 1947 film noir. Holograph annotations on the verso. Considered by many to be amongst the best boxing films of all time as well as one of… Read more
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$225.00
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Golden Boy (First Edition)

by Odets, Clifford

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Published
1937
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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New York: Random House, 1937. First Edition. First Edition. Odets originally wrote the play under the auspices of the Group Theatre in 1937, and it became perhaps his most famous work, leading to a film version in 1939 starring William Holden, Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, and Lee J. Cobb. Fine copy, lacking the dust jacket. … Read more
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Cunningham: The Life and Cars of Briggs Swift Cunningham (First Edition)

by Batchelor, Dean; Albert R. Bochroch

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Published
1993
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780879387952
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$125.00

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Osceola, WI: Motorbooks, 1993. First Edition. First Edition. Slight lean, else Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket lightly rubbed and soiled, with a two tiny tears to the upper rear flap fold.
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Face Off (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Buhlman, Michael, Jonathan Baker (screenwriter)

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Published
1990
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$75.00

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Los Angeles: William Morris Agency, 1990. First Draft script for an unproduced film. Not to be confused with the 1997 film "Face/Off," directed by John Woo. A young man who does not believe he is smart enough to attend college receives a lacrosse scholarship from Amherst. Attending college is a dream of his family's, but he does not… Read more
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John Fitch: Racing Through Life (Signed First Edition)

by Grinnell, James

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Published
1993
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781870519212
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$225.00

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Minster Lovell, UK: Bookmarque, 1993. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the subject, auto racing legend John Fitch, on the half title page. Near Fine in a lightly soiled, Near Fine dust jacket.
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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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N.p.: N.p., 1957. Archive of 27 oversize, double weight photographs of Indy race cars, taken at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, circa 1957. Two photographs with the stamp of photographer J.O. Wilson on the verso. Each of the photographs is of a single car riding at high speed, taken at the same angle, making for great stylistic consistency… Read more
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$1,250.00