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cover of The Titfield Thunderbolt (Original screenplay for the 1953 film)

The Titfield Thunderbolt (Original screenplay for the 1953 film)

by Charles Crichton (director); T.E.B. Clarke (screenwriter); Stanley Holloway, George Relph, Naunton Wayne (starring)

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Published
1952
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$450.00

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London: Ealing Studios, 1952. Final script for the 1953 film. The small village of Titfield rises up in protest when the closure of their British Railway branch line is announced, resulting in the first volunteer-run railway. Shot in Somerset, England. Tall tan titled wrappers, noted as FINAL SCRIPT on the front wrapper, dated 2nd May,… Read more
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cover of Trans-Europ-Express (Original photograph of Alain Robbe-Grillet of the set of the 1966 film)

Trans-Europ-Express (Original photograph of Alain Robbe-Grillet of the set of the 1966 film)

by Alain Robbe-Grillet (director, screenwriter); Jean-Louis Trintignant, Marie-France Pisier (starring)

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Published
1966
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$300.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1966. Vintage borderless reference photograph of director Alain Robbe-Grillet with cinematographer Willy Kurant and a cameraman on the set of the 1966 French film. An inexperienced drug runner on a cross-continental train becomes the central figure in the imaginations of a group of filmmakers, who are engaged in the process of drafting their next feature.… Read more
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$300.00
cover of Archive of eight original photographs of Sunkist Growers, Orland, California orange production and processing, circa 1930s

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N.p.: N.p., 1930. Archive of eight vintage photographs documenting the harvesting, processing, packaging, and shipping of Sunkist Growers, Orland, California oranges, circa 1930s. Mimeo snipes on the versos of each, seven with a PIX Incorporated and Westport library stamps on the versos, and one with an American Photo Service stamp on the verso. One of the largest marketing… Read more
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$850.00
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Detroit: Packard Motor Car Company, 1955. Collection of 13 vintage photographs of a Packard Patrician 400, taken over the course of a factory endurance test drive to California, circa 1955. Included with the photographs is a copied "Design Analysis" sheet, noting the various mechanical issues experienced over the course of the trip, along with the business card of Packard… Read more
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$675.00
cover of Original photograph of John Steinbeck and his wife Elaine on a train in Stockholm, circa 1957

Original photograph of John Steinbeck and his wife Elaine on a train in Stockholm, circa 1957

by John Steinbeck (subject); Ake Blomquist (photographer)

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Published
1957
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$325.00

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Stockholm: Svenska Dagbladet, 1957. Vintage photograph of John Steinbeck and his wife Elaine leaning out of a train window in Stockholm in 1957. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with the stamp of Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet, crediting photographer Ake Blomquist. Steinbeck would return to Sweden again five years later, in 1962, to accept the… Read more
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cover of Original vernacular photograph album documenting the vehicle ownership history of Greg Wildrick of Peru, Indiana, 1955-1966

Original vernacular photograph album documenting the vehicle ownership history of Greg Wildrick of Peru, Indiana, 1955-1966

by Greg Wildrick [Vernacular photography] [Automobile]

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Published
1967
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$1,850.00

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Peru, Indiana: N.p., 1967. Vintage stringbound vernacular photograph album documenting the vehicular obsessions of one Greg Wildrick of Peru, Indiana, who would ultimately kill four people in a motor vehicle accident and later die himself in the same manner while speeding. Approximately 150 black-and-white photographs and 50 color photographs, with holograph ink annotations captioning most of the images. … Read more
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$1,850.00
cover of Archive of working material belonging to Delta Associates founder Lynn Wineland, including advertising art, production materials, and ephemera relating to motorcycling

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Alhambra, CA: Delta Associates, 1976. Large archive of original art, sketchbooks, illustrations, and advertising production materials, and a collection of catalogs, brochures, booklets, flyers, and magazines, all relating to the Southern California off-road motorcycle scene (and motorcycles in general) from Lynn Wineland and his "Delta Associates" design and advertising firm. A voluminous collection featuring dozens of pieces of production… Read more
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$8,500.00
cover of Woman's World (Collection of 10 original photographs from the 1954 film)

Woman's World (Collection of 10 original photographs from the 1954 film)

by Jean Negulesco (director); Claude Binyon, Russel Crouse, Howard Lindsay, Marry Loos, Richard Sale (screenwriters); Clifton Webb, June Allyson, Van Heflin, Lauren Bacall (starring)

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Published
1954
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$95.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1954. Collection of 10 vintage black-and-white studio still photographs from the 1954 film. From the collection of actor Van Heflin, who played Jerry Talbot in the film, in his personal tabbed file folder. Based on a story by Mona Williams. Ernest Gifford (Webb) owns an auto company and invites three businessmen for the… Read more
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$95.00
cover of Boxcar Bertha (Original photograph from the 1972 film)

Boxcar Bertha (Original photograph from the 1972 film)

by Martin Scorsese (director); Ben L. Reitman (book); Joyce H. Corrington, John William Corrington (screenwriters); Barbara Hershey, David Carradine, Barry Primus, Bernie Casey, John Carradine (starring)

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Published
1972
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$15.00

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Los Angeles: American International Pictures [AIP], 1972. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1972 film. Based on Ben L. Reitman's 1937 autobiography of "Boxcar Bertha" and her lover Big Bill Shelly, two early twentieth century train robbers who gradually became involved in the plight of railway workers in the American South. Director Martin Scorsese's second feature film. … Read more
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cover of Archive of 59 original photographs of automobile accidents, circa 1930s-1940s

Archive of 59 original photographs of automobile accidents, circa 1930s-1940s

by R. Werner (photographer)

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Published
1940
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$1,275.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1940. Archive of 59 photographs of automobile accident scenes or damage to vehicles in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, circa late 1930s through late 1940s. All photographs with holograph annotations to the rectos or versos, or stamps on the verso, indicating their use in legal proceedings, and occasionally with dates or locations. Also included is a brown… Read more
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$1,275.00
cover of Archive of advertising and photographs for the Good Times custom van company, 1978

Archive of advertising and photographs for the Good Times custom van company, 1978

by [Van culture] [Texas]

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Published
1978
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$650.00

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Arlington, TX: Good Times, 1978. Archive consisting of a full color sales brochure and nine vintage, borderless, color photographs for custom vans built by the Good Times company of Arlington, TX. A custom, or conversion, van is one that contains various after market modification, often done by third party companies such as Good Times, which operated from… Read more
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$650.00
cover of Original design illustration of the Disneyland Hotel and monorail station, circa 1961

Original design illustration of the Disneyland Hotel and monorail station, circa 1961

by [Disneyland] [Walt Disney]

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Published
1961
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$550.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: The Lou Smith Organization, 1961. Vintage xerographically duplicated design illustration of the Disneyland Monorail System-then known as the Disneyland-Alweg Monorail System-and the Disneyland Hotel, circa 1961. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. The design illustrates Disneyland's 1961 six million dollar expansion project. The project led to the creation of the Disneyland… Read more
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$550.00
cover of Emperor of the North [Pole] (Original photograph from the set of the 1973 film)

Emperor of the North [Pole] (Original photograph from the set of the 1973 film)

by Robert Aldrich (director); Mac Julian (photographer); Christopher Knopf (screenwriter); Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Keith Carradine, Charles Tyler (starring)

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Published
1973
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$450.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1973. Vintage reference photograph taken on the set of the 1973 film, showing actor Lee Marvin to the far left, with a camera crew capturing the shot to the right. With the stamps of Warner Brothers and still photographer Mac Julian to the verso. Director Robert Aldrich's portrait of the hard-boiled men who made… Read more
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cover of Original poster for the 1978 Daytona 500

Original poster for the 1978 Daytona 500

by [Auto racing]

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Published
1977
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$300.00

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N.p.: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co, 1977. Vintage poster for the 1978 Daytona 500, held on February 19, 1978 at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Poster is cross promotion for the 1978 Daytona 500 and Winston Cigarettes. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company's Winston Cigarettes sponsored the NASCAR Cup Series from 1971 to 2003. The 1978 NASCAR Grand… Read more
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cover of Original oversize photograph of four women employees at a Buick plant, circa 1940s

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N.p.: N.p., 1940. Vintage oversize borderless photograph of four women workers at a Buick plant, posing on an in-process Buick on the assembly line, circa 1940s. As with many manufacturers, General Motors would convert a large percentage of their production lines to manufacture munitions for the military as a result of Franklin D. Roosevelt's establishment of the War… Read more
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$675.00
cover of Lamborghini: The Cars from Sant'Agata Bolognese (First Edition)

Lamborghini: The Cars from Sant'Agata Bolognese (First Edition)

by Rob; de la Rive Box Richard Crump

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Published
1981
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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London: Osprey, 1981. First Edition. First Edition. Near Fine, with a small bruise to the bottom front edge, in a Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket spine lightly faded, with light toning to the flaps.
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cover of AC Cobra: The Complete Story (First Edition)

AC Cobra: The Complete Story (First Edition)

by Brian Laban

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Published
1991
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781852234591
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$75.00

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Wiltshire, UK: The Crowood Press, 1991. First Edition. First Edition. Photo-illustrated throughout in color and black-and-white. Fine and unread in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket is lightly edgeworn, with light rubbing to the rear panel.
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cover of Dino the Little Ferrari: V6 and V8 Racing and Road Cars - 1957 to 1979 (First Edition)

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Milwaukee, WI: Motorbooks, 2004. First printing of this edition, originally published in 1979 by Osprey. Profusely photo-illustrated throughout in black-and-white. A historical analysis of and tribute to the legendary Ferrari engine, including technical specs and racing performance records. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.
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$200.00
cover of Hot Rods and Customs of the 1960s (First Edition)

Hot Rods and Customs of the 1960s (First Edition)

by Andy Southard

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Published
1997
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780760303290
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$125.00

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Osceola, WI: Motorbooks, 1997. First Edition. First Edition. Profusely photo-illustrated in color throughout. Holograph ink price annotation on the front wrapper, else Near Fine.
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cover of Sebring: The Official History of America's Great Sports Car Race (First Edition)

Sebring: The Official History of America's Great Sports Car Race (First Edition)

by Ken Breslauer

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Published
1995
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780964972209
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$250.00

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Cambridge, MA: David Bull, 1995. First Edition. First Edition. Photo-illustrated throughout in color and black-and-white. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket.
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$250.00