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Stunt Flying (First Edition)

by Duncan, Richard

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1930
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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Chicago: Goodheart-Willcox, 1930. First Edition. First Edition. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Owner name to the front flyleaf. Spot to the front board, light soil to the page edges. Jacket is lightly rubbed and edgeworn, with light toning to the spine and light soil overall.
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Section of a Night Flight (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Demby, Lucia Drudi (screenwriter); Mauro Severino (screenwriter)

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Published
Unknown
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$150.00

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N.p.: N.p., Unknown. Treatment script for an unproduced film. A passenger plane headed to Paris has a psychotic killer on board. Screenwriters Mauro Severino and Lucia Drudi Denby were known for co-writing the 1971 Italian television miniseries "Il carcerato." Beige titled wrappers. Title page present, noted as Original screen story, with credits for screenwriters Mauro Severino… Read more
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$150.00
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Sleepers East (Original screenplay for the 1934 film)

by Nebel, Frederick (novel) Kenneth MacKenna (director); Lester Cole (screenwriter)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1933
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$450.00

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Los Angeles: Fox Film Corporation, 1933. Final Shooting Script for the 1934 pre-Code crime film. With a single holograph pencil notation to the front wrapper. Based on the 1933 novel by noted crime novelist Frederick Nebel. An ex-convict is escorted via train to a murder trial in New York, where her testimony is the only protection the defendant… Read more
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$450.00
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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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The Hindenburg (Original screenplay for the 1975 film)

by Wise, Robert (director); Michael M. Mooney (book); Richard Levinson, William Link, Nelson Gidding (screenwriters); George C. Scott, Anne Bancroft, William Atherton (starring)

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Published
1974
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$325.00

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Universal City: Universal Studios, 1974. Final draft script for the 1975 film. Based on Michael M. Mooney's speculative 1972 book "The Hindenburg," which posits that the German airship was sabotaged, causing the explosion in which the zeppelin became completely engulfed in 34 seconds, killing 36, as it approached Lakehurst Naval Air Station on May 6, 1937. Colonel… Read more
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$325.00
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Trolleys of Boston and New York, circa 1902-1914 (Collection of 8 original glass negatives)

by Rowell, Paul W. (photographer)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1902
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$3,500.00

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Boston: Self published, 1902. Collection of eight original dry plate glass negatives featuring images of Boston and New York area trolleys, circa 1902-1914 but developed shortly after, shot and struck by photographer Paul W. Rowell, with his last name in holograph pencil on a few of the accompanying manila envelopes. Each slide with identifying annotations etched prior to development,… Read more
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$3,500.00
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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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Next of Kin (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Rickman, Thomas (screenwriter)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
Unknown
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$125.00

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N.p.: N.p., Unknown. Revised Draft script for an unproduced film. Written by noted screenwriter Thomas Rickman, whose produced work includes "Kansas City Bomber" (1972), "The Laughing Policeman" (1973), and "Coal Miner's Daughter" (1980). Not to be confused with the 1989 film starring Patrick Swayze. On a train bound for Kentucky, an unnamed soldier murders a honor guard sent… Read more
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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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Royal Books, Inc.
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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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
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Tiger: The Making of a Sports Car (First UK Edition)

by Taylor, Mike

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1979
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$95.00

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London: Gentry Books, 1979. First UK Edition, preceding all others. A couple light bumps at the extremities, affecting both the book and the jacket, else Fine in a just about Fine dust jacket.
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$95.00
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Toughy and his Trailer Truck (First Edition)

by Hurd, Edith Thatcher; Clement Hurd (illustrator)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1948
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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N.p.: Lothrop Lee and Shepard Co, 1948. First Edition. First Edition. Very Good in pictorial boards with a cloth spine, lacking dust jacket. Owner name to endpapers, with light rubbing at the extremities. Internal pages bright and clean.
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Stowaway in the Sky [Le voyage en ballon] (Original screenplay and synopsis for the 1960 film)

by Lamorisse, Albert (director, screenwriter, producer); Andre Gille, Maurice Baquet, Pascal Lamorisse, Jack Lemon, Ole Neumann (starring)

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Published
1958
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$250.00

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France: Filmsonor, 1958. Draft script and synopsis for the 1960 film, here under the original French title. From the collection of Christian de la Maziere, with his name in holograph ink on the title page of the script. Also included is a small press kit packet detailing cast and crew credits, and a small press relations packet, dated 1958,… Read more
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$250.00
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Stowaway in the Sky [Le voyage en ballon] (Archive of original photographs and ephemera from a press gala for the 1960 film)

by Lamorisse, Albert (director, screenwriter, producer); Jean Jungmann (photographer); Andre Gille, Maurice Baquet, Pascal Lamorisse, Jack Lemon, Ole Neumann (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1960
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$125.00

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Strasbourg, France: Jean Jungmann, 1960. Archive of 5 vintage single weight press photographs from a press gala for the 1960 French film, here under the original French title. All rubber-stamped on the verso, crediting photographer Jungmann, and all but one show director Lamorisse on-stage behind a microphone with an official from the gala, with one photo featuring smiling colleagues… Read more
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Harbormaster: The Captain's Gun [Harbourmaster: 23-B] (Original screenplay for an episode from the 1957 television series)

by Feist, Felix E. (director); Steve Fisher (screenwriter); Roland Drake (story); Barry Sullivan, Barbara Bain, Frances Fuller, Larry Hagman, Frank Twedell (starring)

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Published
1957
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$225.00

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Hollywood: ZIV Television Programs, 1957. Draft script for the May 11, 1958 episode of the television series "Harbormaster" (1957-1958). Faint annotations on the front wrapper in holograph pencil, "Captain Hates the Sea," "Leon Benson," and an illegible name. Copy presumably belonging to Benson. A television series about crime-fighting sailboat captain Scott (Sullivan) on the shores of New… Read more
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$225.00
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If All the Guys in the World... [Si tous les gars du monde...] (Collection of 9 original photographs from the 1956 film)

by Christian-Jaque (director, screenwriter); Henri-Georges Clouzot, Jean Ferry, Jérôme Géronimi, Jacques Rémy (screenwriters); le grand (still photographer); André Valmy, Jean Gaven, Marc Cassot, Georges Poujouly (starring)

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Published
1956
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$200.00

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Paris: Les Films Ariane, 1956. Collection of 8 vintage black-and-white still photographs from the set of the 1956 French film, here under the original French title, "Si tous les gars du monde..." Featured are images of the caste and crew on the fishing boat seen in the film, including director Christian-Jaque and cast family members. All crediting photographer "le… Read more
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$200.00
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Stowaway in the Sky [Le voyage en ballon] (Original French premiere invitation for the 1960 film)

by Lamorisse, Albert (director, screenwriter, producer); Andre Gille, Maurice Baquet, Pascal Lamorisse, Jack Lemon, Ole Neumann (starring)

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Published
1960
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$35.00

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Paris: Films Montsouris, 1960. Original French premiere invitation for two people from the 1960 French film, here under the original French title. Illustration recalling the design of the film's posters, printed on card stock in orange, green and blue, noting the date and location of showing, Wednesday, September 14, 9 pm at the Marignan (theatre in Paris). The film… Read more
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If All the Guys in the World... [Si tous les gars du monde...] (Two original photographs from the 1956 film)

by Christian-Jaque (director, screenwriter); Henri-Georges Clouzot, Jean Ferry, Jérôme Géronimi, Jacques Rémy (screenwriters); le grand (still photographer); André Valmy, Jean Gaven, Marc Cassot, Georges Poujouly (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1956
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$25.00

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Paris: Les Films Ariane, 1956. Two vintage black-and-white still photographs from the set of the 1956 French film, here under the original French title, "Si tous les gars du monde..." Featured are images of the cast and crew on the fishing boat seen in the film, including director Christian-Jaque and cast family members. Photographer "le grand" credited on the… Read more
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The Wrecker (First UK Edition)

by Alexander, Ruth

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Published
1926
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$45.00

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London: The Readers Library, 1926. First UK Edition. Photo-illustrated with stills from a performance of the play. A novelization of the 1924 stage play by Arnold Ridley and Bernard Merrivale, about an aging engine driver who believes his engine has become alive and evil. A film version was released in 1929, directed by Geza von Bolvary, and… Read more
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New York: Bonhams Auctions, 2017. Mild bump to one corner, else Fine and unread in illustrated wrappers. Perfect bound. Illustrated profusely in color throughout. Includes maps, signed letters, and various books and manuscripts largely relating to travel and exploration.
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$25.00