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Photograph of Louis Armstrong with trumpet and with his wife, Lucille

Photograph of Louis Armstrong with trumpet and with his wife, Lucille by [Armstrong, Louis] Adams, Eddie

N.p.: N.p., 1960. Photograph of Louis Armstrong at home, holding his trumpet, with his wife Louise. Taken by noted jazz photogr...

$6,000.00
In Concert: Joan Baez and Bob Dylan (Original 1965 tour poster)

In Concert: Joan Baez and Bob Dylan (Original 1965 tour poster) by [Baez, Joan, Bob Dylan] Von Schmidt, Eric (design)

N.p.: N.p., 1965. Original poster for the 1965 tour by Joan Baez and Bob Dylan. This poster given by Baez to Tisha Fein, longti...

$6,500.00
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (First Edition)

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (First Edition) by Smith, Betty

New York: Harper and Brothers, 1943. First Edition. First Edition. About Near Fine in a Good dust jacket. Colorful child's ...

$2,500.00
Cien años de soledad [One Hundred Years of Solitude] (First Argentine Edition)

Cien años de soledad [One Hundred Years of Solitude] (First Argentine Edition) by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

Buenos Aires: Editorial Sudamericana, 1967. First Argentine Edition, preceding all others. The correct first edition of the Nob...

$6,000.00
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Hardcover)

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Hardcover) by Twain, Mark

Hartford, CT: The American Publishing Company, 1899. Later printing. A bright, sharp early edition of the American classic, nic...

$1,750.00
Player Piano (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

Player Piano (Original screenplay for an unproduced film) by Vonnegut Jr., Kurt (novel); Alan Arkin, Sheldon Patinkin (screenwriter)

N.p.: N.p., 1972. Draft script for an unproduced film, "Player Piano," based on Kurt Vonnegut's first novel. Af...

$3,850.00
Giant (Original screenplay for the 1956 film, Bob Nichols' copy)

Giant (Original screenplay for the 1956 film, Bob Nichols' copy) by Stevens, George (director, producer); Fred Guiol, Ivan Moffat (screenwriters); Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker (starring)

Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1955. Final Draft script for the 1956 film. Copy belonging to actor Bob Nichols, who played the p...

$9,750.00
Souvenir belt buckle from the Rolling Thunder Revue, 1976

Souvenir belt buckle from the Rolling Thunder Revue, 1976 by [Dylan, Bob]

Darien, WI: Bergamoy Brass Works, 1976. Vintage souvenir brass belt buckle from the legendary Rolling Thunder Revue, mounted by...

$550.00
Harold and the Purple Crayon (First Edition, library issue)

Harold and the Purple Crayon (First Edition, library issue) by Johnson, Crockett

New York: Harper and Brothers, 1955. First reinforced library Edition (meaning the edition issued to libraries by the publisher...

$2,250.00
Songs of a Pagan (Signed First Edition)

Songs of a Pagan (Signed First Edition) by Brigman, Anne

Caldwell, ID: Caxton Printers, 1949. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED and DATED in the year of publication by the author on...

$950.00
For the Sake of the Song (Signed Limited Edition)

For the Sake of the Song (Signed Limited Edition) by Van Zandt, Townes; John M. Lomax (introduction), Joseph F. Lomax (editor)

San Antonio, TX: Wings Press, 1977. First Edition. First Edition. One of 500 numbered copies SIGNED by Townes Van Zandt on the ...

$2,500.00
The Big Sleep (First Edition)

The Big Sleep (First Edition) by Chandler, Raymond

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939. First Edition. First Edition. An attractive, unrestored example of the author's first book...

$9,750.00
Roman Holiday (Original poster)

Roman Holiday (Original poster) by Wyler, William (director); Dalton Trumbo writing as Ian McLellan Hunter (screenwriter); Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert (starring)

Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1953. American one sheet film poster for the classic 1953 romantic comedy, "Roman Holiday,&...

$3,850.00
Three Guineas (First UK Edition)

Three Guineas (First UK Edition) by Woolf, Virginia

London: Hogarth Press, 1938. First Edition. First Edition. An especially sharp copy, Fine and unread in a bright, fresh, very n...

$2,500.00
Gorky Park (Original screenplay, actor Lee Marvin's leatherbound presentation copy with associated ephemera)

Gorky Park (Original screenplay, actor Lee Marvin's leatherbound presentation copy with associated ephemera) by Smith, Martin Cruz (novel); Dennis Potter (screenwriter); Michael Apted (director); Lee Marvin, William Hurt, Brian Dennehy (starring)

Los Angeles: Eagle Associates / Orion Pictures, 1983. Third Draft script (and Final Shooting script) for the 1983 film, "G...

$2,750.00



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