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Grapefruit (First Edition, inscribed at the Judson Church Gallery opening, 1966)

Grapefruit (First Edition, inscribed at the Judson Church Gallery opening, 1966) by Ono, Yoko (author)

Tokyo: Wuntemaum Press, 1964. First Edition. First Edition. One of 500 copies printed, preceding the UK edition by four years. ...

$35,000.00
Screenplay for The Thin Man Sequel [After the Thin Man] (Original screenplay, Hammett's copy, with holograph correction)

Screenplay for The Thin Man Sequel [After the Thin Man] (Original screenplay, Hammett's copy, with holograph correction) by Hammett, Dashiell

Culver City, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1935. Dashiell Hammett's original submitted treatment for the first sequel to &...

$27,500.00
Exotic Birds (Original artwork)

Exotic Birds (Original artwork) by [Captain Beefheart] Van Vliet, Don

N.p.: N.p., 1979. Original arwork depicting exotic birds in a glorious psychedelic landscape, also known as Don Van Vliet's...

$20,000.00
The Godfather (Archive including original screenplay for the 1972 film, working copy with Polaroid photographs and other ephemera)

The Godfather (Archive including original screenplay for the 1972 film, working copy with Polaroid photographs and other ephemera) by Coppola, Francis Ford (director, screenwriter); Mario Puzo (novel, screenwriter); Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Randy Jurgensen (starring)

Los Angeles: Paramount, 1971. Second Draft script for the 1972 film. Copy belonging to character actor Randy Jurgensen, with hi...

$15,000.00
Chiaroscuro (Signed Limited Edition)

Chiaroscuro (Signed Limited Edition) by Gibson, Ralph

New York: Hyperion, 1982. First edition. Oblong folio. Cloth clamshell portfolio containing a bifolium limitation leaf and fift...

$15,000.00
Le Bas-Relief du musee des colonies (First Edition, inscribed by Janniot and the principal architects and designers of Rockefeller Center)

Le Bas-Relief du musee des colonies (First Edition, inscribed by Janniot and the principal architects and designers of Rockefeller Center) by Janniot, Alfred with a preface by J. Charbonneaux

Paris: Librairie d'art Louis Reynaud, 1931. Small folio. Portfolio by Alfred Janniot, INSCRIBED by Janniot on the title pag...

$12,500.00
Flower, Fist and Bestial Wail (First Edition, author's edition with original illustration by Bukowski)

Flower, Fist and Bestial Wail (First Edition, author's edition with original illustration by Bukowski) by Bukowski, Charles

Eureka, CA: Hearse Press, 1960. First Edition. First Edition. One of no more than five "author's edition" copies ...

$12,500.00
Silence (First Edition, inscribed to Ellsworth Snyder)

Silence (First Edition, inscribed to Ellsworth Snyder) by Cage, John

Middletown, CT: Wesleyan, 1961. First Edition. First Edition. Beautifully and cryptically inscribed by Cage to longtime friend ...

$12,500.00
Celle Qui N'Etait Plus [Diabolique] (First French Edition, Review Copy, Signed by Boileau and Narcejac)

Celle Qui N'Etait Plus [Diabolique] (First French Edition, Review Copy, Signed by Boileau and Narcejac) by Boileau, Pierre and Thomas Narcejac

Paris: Denoel, 1952. First French Edition (and correct first). INSCRIBED by Narcejac on the front endpaper and signed by Boilea...

$12,500.00
Confessions of a Man Insane Enough to Live with Beasts (First Edition, inscribed to the publisher, Douglas Blazek, in 1966, with two abstract drawings)

Confessions of a Man Insane Enough to Live with Beasts (First Edition, inscribed to the publisher, Douglas Blazek, in 1966, with two abstract drawings) by Bukowski, Charles

Bensenville, IL: Open Skull Press, 1965. First Edition. First Edition. One of about 500 copies published by Douglas Blazek'...

$12,500.00
The Dark Tunnel (First Edition)

The Dark Tunnel (First Edition) by [Macdonald, Ross] Millar, Kenneth

New York: Dodd, Mead, 1944. First Edition. First Edition. Fine in a bright, Near Fine dust jacket, lightly chipped at spine end...

$12,500.00
Handwritten manuscript for the "Back Porch" skit

Handwritten manuscript for the "Back Porch" skit by Fields, W.C

New York: Hotel Astor, 1920. Handwritten Final Draft manuscript for the 1920s "Back Porch" vaudeville skit, seen here...

$12,500.00
Spellbound (Two original photographs of Ingrid Bergman from the Salvidor Dali-designed dream sequence)

Spellbound (Two original photographs of Ingrid Bergman from the Salvidor Dali-designed dream sequence) by Hitchcock, Alfred (director); Madison Lacy (still photographer); Ben Hecht (screenwriter); Salvador Dali (designer); Ingrid Bergman (actress)

Los Angeles: Selznick International, 1945. Two vintage photographs of Ingrid Bergman from Alfred Hitchcock's 1945 film noir...

$9,850.00
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
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



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