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Original Screenplay/ Script for the film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes -- 20th Cent. Fox, 1952 by [Loos, Anita] Lederer, Charles

20th Cent. Fox. Good. 1952. Final Shooting Script. Signed by cast member Harry Carey, Jr. . Howard Hawks’ classic musical, adapted by Charles Lederer and b ased on both the 1949 Broadway musical and the original 1928 nove l and screenpla…

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar. by Carle, Eric

Oblong quarto, original illustrated cloth over boards. Unpaginated with [28] pp. First edition, first printing of this high-point of 20th century childrens' picture books. Complete number-line [1-5 / 73-69] on copyright page, number A3450 at lower corner…

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Jimi Hendrix: An Illustrated Experience by Janie Hendrix , John McDermott

A life of Jimi Hendrix told through text, rare photographs, reproductions of documents and memorabilia, and a 70-minute audio CD. 4to, 10.25x10.75", illustrated boards, 64 pp. plus inserts of memorabilia. With exclusive access to the private family archi…

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Narrative of a Five Years' Expedition, against the Revolted Negro es of Surinam by Stedman, John Gabriel

London: J. Johnson. 1796. 1st edition. 2 vols. 4to, brown calf. Full Title: Narrative, of a Five Years' Expedition, against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam , in Guiana, on the Wild Coast of South America; from the year 17 72, to 1777: elucidating the Hi…

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An informative volume on the rise and popularity of fascism, based upon civic education in Italy in the 20s -- to be a good citizen at the time, one must be a fascist. While it sounds limited in scope, Schneider relies upon extensive research in the lite…

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Kriegstagebuch [German Naval War Diary] Minesweeper M. 1806, July-August 1940 by Kommandant Kapitänleutnant H. Wittings

During the Second World War, a ship's war diary and its appendices contained the essential details of their activites and encounters. M-1806 was a German minesweeper in the German 18th flotilla, taking part in the invasion of Norway. This log contains 42…

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Die Dame / 1760-1860 / 21 Holzschnitte von Sylvia Penther [The Wo men /1760- 1860 / 21 Woodcuts by Sylvia Penther by Sylvia Penther

Austria: Sylvia Penther. Near fine. 1932. 1st ed., limited. 12mo, 6.25"x7.25", looseleaf, in paper covers with string ties. 21 hand-colored woodcut plates depicting a century of women's costumes and adornment. The printed images are approximately 3 .25â…

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History of Sacramento County California- With Biographical Sketches of The Leading Men and Women of the County Who Have Been Identified With Its Growth and Development From the Early Days to the Present by Willis, William L

Thick 4to, 3/4 brown leather, marbled boards. 1056 pp. Willis moved from the east coast to Sacramento county in 1871, where he engaged in farming near Elk Grove, and teaching, until 1892. He then became a member of the editorial staff of the Record-Union,…

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An Essay on the Genius of George Cruikshank - Extra Illustrated with original artwork by [Cruikshank, George] Pailthorpe, Frederick W; Thackeray, William Makepeace

London: F. W. Pailthorpe. 1900. Two 4to volumes: n.p., n.d. [London; 1900] Signed Zaehnsdorf bind ings in full-morocco with raised bands and compartments and gold tooling. An exceptional compendium of original art, hand-colored broadsides, and b/w illu…

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Anatomia Humani Corporis (Atlas of Human Anatomy) by Bidloo, Govard

Paris: Editions Roger DaCosta. 1972. Facsimile edition of Bidloo's noted atlas of human anatomy first published in Amsterdam in 1685. Large 4to (11"x16"), bound in bu rgundy leatherette, marbled end-papers, all edges gilt. No. 411 of 200…

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Fantasia "Rite of Spring"-- original Concept Drawing of the Tyran nosaurus Rex by [Animation / Walt Disney]

Walt Disney Productions. Good. An exceptional concept drawing of the Tyrannosaurus Rex in stalki ng pose. This is from the "Rite of Spring" section featuring the story of the birth and early years of Planet Earth through the mu sic of Igor Stra…

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Fair Angelica / Black Cargoes - Original screenplay about revolt on an American Slave ship during the middle passage, circa 1835 by Matthiessen, Peter

1972. Original unpublished and unproduced screenplay about revolt on an American Slave ship [the Fair Angelica] navigating the middle pa ssage, circa 1835. A very unusual subject for Matthiessen. Fair Angelica is a first draft, typed carbon, 123 loose l…

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Minnie Warren Waltz by Horter, Max

Huldah Pierce Warren Bump (1849 – 1878) better known as Minnie Warren, was an American proportionate dwarf and an entertainer associated with P. T. Barnum. Her sister Lavinia Warren was married to General Tom Thumb. They were very well known in 1860s Am…

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Original screenplay for the Oscar-winning 1935 film Mutiny on the Bounty. by [Charles Nordoff and James Norman Hall] Talbot Jennings, Jules Furthman, Carey Wilson

Culver City: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios. 1934. Final shooting script. Culver City: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios, 1934. 4to, pale blue st udio covers, 2-hole punched with brad fasteners. 225 pp. Based up on the 1932 best-selling novel, this is the complete…

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Henry Davenport Winthrop [Publisher’s Sales Dummy by [Decorated Bindings]

For collectors of publisher sales dummies, this is one of the best we have seen and in great condition.Small 4to; decorated cloth front board and tooled morocco rear board, both extending into the interior flaps. Marbled edges. Approx 200 pages of text ex…

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