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image of MOON RIVER / THEME FROM "ZORBA THE GREEK" / LARA'S THEME FROM "DOCTOR ZHIVAGO" / THE WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND: THEME FROM "THE THOMAS CROWNE AFFAIR".  SHEET MUSIC FROM 1960s MOVIES.  4 ITEMS.

MOON RIVER / THEME FROM "ZORBA THE GREEK" / LARA'S THEME FROM "DOCTOR ZHIVAGO" / THE WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND: THEME FROM "THE THOMAS CROWNE AFFAIR". SHEET MUSIC FROM 1960s MOVIES. 4 ITEMS.

by Johnny Mercer (Henry Mancini) / Mikis Theodorakis / Maurice Jarre / Marily and Alan Bergman (Michel LeGrand).

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New York: Famous Music / Miller / Robbins / United Artists 4 pieces of sheet music from 1960s movies - approx. 12" H - 4 pages each including covers (one folded sheet), except for 'Zorba" which is 6 pages. 1. Moon River (from Breakfast at Tiffany's) - words by Johnny Mercer, music by Henry Mancini - with iconic Audrey… Read more
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image of THE HEART OF HOLLYWOOD.  BIOGRAPHIES IN MINIATURE OF FILM ARTISTS WHO HAVE REACHED - OR ARE REACHING - FAME ON THE SCREEN.

THE HEART OF HOLLYWOOD. BIOGRAPHIES IN MINIATURE OF FILM ARTISTS WHO HAVE REACHED - OR ARE REACHING - FAME ON THE SCREEN.

by Cairn, James.

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Published
1942
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London: Richard Madley, 1942. 202 pp, 7 7/8" H. Yellow paper covers with flaps - red bands at top and bottom, red lettering on spine and front cover, gray/blue illustrations of movie stars by "Susannah" on front and rear covers. Small b&w phototographs. Flap retains the original price of 5'-. An uncommon wartime edition (date comes from the… Read more
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT, BARONET. IN ELEVEN VOLUMES. (COMPLETE.)

by Scott, Walter, Sir.

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Published
1830
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Edinburgh / London: Cadell / Simpkin and Marshall, 1830. Eleven volumes, 8vo (8 5/8" H), bound in dark green leather with blindstamped borders. Spines have 5 raised bands with title and volume number in gilt, all textblock edges gilt, gilt dentelle edges to inside of covers. Armorial bookplate on front pastedown of each volume: Matthew Liddell / Constans et Fidelis.… Read more
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THE ULTIMATE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FANTASY: THE DEFINITIVE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE.

by Pringle, David, ed. Terry Pratchett, foreword.

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Published
1998
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9781858683737
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London: Carlton, 1998. 256 pp, 11 1/4" H. Colour and b&w photographs, reproductions. Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Types of Fantasy; Fantasy Cinema; Television Fantasy; Who's Who of Fantasy; A-Z of Fantasy Characters & Entities; Fantasy Games; Fantasy Worlds; Fantasy Magazines; Glossary; Index. "(A)n extensive survey of the whole genre." Book is Fine. Dust jacket has… Read more
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A SOUVENIR OF SHAKESPEARE'S MERCHANT OF VENICE. AS PRESENTED BY DAVID BELASCO AT THE LYCEUM THEATRE, NEW YORK, DECEMBER 21, 1922.

by Belasco, David. Inscribed By Belasco. (William Shakespeare.)

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Published
1923
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Good
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First Edition
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New York: Privately Printed / Thomsen Ellis Press, 1923. 173 pp, approx. 12" H, heavy card covers with attached beige paper jacket - title/author and David Belasco's "Bee" device printed on front cover in dark brown. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "Faithfully / David Belasco." then, below that: "To / George C. Atkins / January twenty-seven / 1930." 29 full… Read more
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SHAKESPEARE'S TRAGEDY OF HAMLET.

by Shakespeare, William. Introduction by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch.

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New York and London: Hodder & Stoughton xxvii, 165 pp, 10" H. No date (c1910). Green cloth with gilt lettering & decoration on spine and front board. Decorated title page. 30 tipped-in colour plates (including frontispiece), with tissue guards bearing captions and most with decorative devices in black (e.g. crowned serpent, serpent tangled in a rosary, skull… Read more
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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE MERCHANT OF VENICE.

by Shakespeare, William. Introduction by A.T. Quiller-Couch.

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Toronto: Musson xxxiv, 144 pp, 10" H. No date (c1910). Green cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board, gilt decoration on front board. 36 tipped-in colour plates (including frontispiece), with tissue guards bearing captions - all the plates are present, clean & bright and uncreased. A.T. Quiller-Couch's (after 1910, Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch) introductory essay gives… Read more
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E.E. CUMMINGS: A MISCELLANY.

by Cummings, E.E. Edited, with an introduction and notes, by George J. Firmage. Foreword by the Author.

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Published
1958
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First, Limited, Signed Edition.
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New York: Argophile Press, 1958. xi, 241 pp, 8vo (9 1/4" H), gray cloth with black lettering on spine and front board, light gray endpapers. Number 4 of the first, limited edition of 75 copies, signed by Cummings. B&w illustrations. "This book consists of a cluster of epigrams, forty-nine essays on various subjects, a poem dispraising dogmata, and… Read more
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image of SIX PLAYS.  MADAME BUTTERFLY / DU BARRY / THE DARLING OF THE GODS / ANDREA / THE GIRL OF THE GOLDEN WEST / THE RETURN OF PETER GRIMM.

SIX PLAYS. MADAME BUTTERFLY / DU BARRY / THE DARLING OF THE GODS / ANDREA / THE GIRL OF THE GOLDEN WEST / THE RETURN OF PETER GRIMM.

by Belasco, David. Notes by Montrose J. Moses.

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Published
1929
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Good
Edition
Later Printing
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Boston: Little Brown, 1929. 503 pp, 8 7/8" H, purple cloth with signature in gilt facsimile on front board, gilt lettering/decoration on spine. Eight b&w photographs, including frontispiece and scenes from plays (all present). Inscribed on front free endpaper: "To / George C. Atkins / with best wishes / David Belasco / Jan. 27th 1930." Contents: Introduction by… Read more
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image of ADDRESSES DELIVERED BEFORE THE CANADIAN CLUB OF TORONTO.  VOLUME XXXV.  SEASON OF 1937-38.  (PROCEEDINGS).

ADDRESSES DELIVERED BEFORE THE CANADIAN CLUB OF TORONTO. VOLUME XXXV. SEASON OF 1937-38. (PROCEEDINGS).

by Shackleton, Edward; Banting, Frederick, Sir; McMillan, Ernest, Sir; Sandwell, B.K.; Shih, Huh, Dr.; Scot, H.G., Capt.; Pickford, Alfred D., Sir; McNaughton, A.G.L., Maj. Gen.; Street, Arthur G.; Birkett, Norman; Simons, Hans, Dr.; Wilcox, Herbert; et al.

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Published
1938
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Toronto: Warwick Bro's and Rutter, 1938. 352 pp, 8 7/8" H, red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Addresses include: Farming in England, by Arthur G. Street; "The Rome Berlin Axis", by Dr. Hans Simons; The British Motion Picture Industry, by Mr. Herbert Wilcox and Miss Anna Neagle; The Oxford University Ellesmere Land Expedition, by Edward… Read more
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image of ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW EPHEMERA - COLUMBIA  MASK (PROMOTIONAL ITEM.) - AS IS.

ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW EPHEMERA - COLUMBIA MASK (PROMOTIONAL ITEM.) - AS IS.

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Published
1974
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1974. Color card mask (10" H x approx. 7 1/4" W - ear to ear) of the character "Columbia" from The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Produced for the Roxy Theater, Los Angeles, 1974 - the original removable eyes and mouth section are NOT present. The production notes on the verso give the cast (including Tim Curry and Meat… Read more
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image of PIN-UP'S PROGRESS:  AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE IMMODEST ART, 1870-1970.

PIN-UP'S PROGRESS: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE IMMODEST ART, 1870-1970.

by Wortley, Richard. Assisted by Jeremy Gibson.

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Published
1971
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London: Panther, 1971. 175 pp, 7 3/4" H. B&w and colour illustrations. A social history of the pin-up. Contents: Introduction; Postcard Peeps and a few magazine suprises; Stars and Starlets 1918-39; The Girls Who Won the Wars; Magazine Mania 1945-63; Whiplash or Backlash 1963-70; Man and Superman; Who Buys and Why; Advertising Extra; Just for the Record.… Read more
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image of HAP LEE'S SELECTION OF THE BEST MOVIE GAGS HEARD AMONG THE STARS.  ILLUSTRATED WITH SCENES FROM FAMOUS PHOTOPLAYS.

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Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman, 1935. [158] pp, 5 1/4" H. Color pictorial covers. Alternating pages of text (jokes) and b&w scenes from early Hollywood movies or movie star caricatures. Split in paper on front inside hinge - hinge holding very well; lean to spine; moderate browning to pages; small bump at top corner of approx. pages 50 to… Read more
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image of SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDIES.  (CONTAINS:  AS YOU LIKE IT / A MIDSUMMER-NIGHT'S DREAM / THE MERCHANT OF VENICE / THE TEMPEST / THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR.

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London: Collins Clear-Type Press 516 pp, 16mo (6 1/8" H). Thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt. Burgundy endpapers, b&w frontispiece. **No dustjacket or slipcase.** A few pages with a soft crease at the fore-edge, light edge wear - mostly on top edge, slight fading to spine colour,… Read more
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image of RENOWN AT STRATFORD:  A RECORD OF THE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL IN CANADA 1953 / TWICE HAVE THE TRUMPETS SOUNDED:  A RECORD OF THE STRAFORD SHAKESPEAREAN FESTIVAL IN CANADA 1954 / THRICE THE BRINDED CAT HATH MEW'D:  A RECORD...1955.  3 VOLUMES.

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Toronto: Clarke, Irwin 3 volumes, detailing the first three seasons of the Stratford, Ontario, Shakespearean Festival, all first editions, each 9 1/4" H. 1. Renown at Stratford, 1953. Contents: Preface; First Shakespeare Festival at Stratford, Ontario, by Tyrone Guthrie; The Director, by Robertson Davies; The Players, by Robertson Davies. Two plays were presented: Richard III and All's Well That… Read more
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JURASSIC PARK PIANO SOLOS.

by Williams, John, composer.

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Published
1993
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9780793526895
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin: MCA Music Publishing, 1993. 32 pp, 12" H. 5 pages of color photos from movie. Music notation (piano) for: Journey to the Island; Theme from "Jurassic Park"; My Friend, the Brachiosaurus; Remembering Petticoat Lane; A Tree for my Bed; Welcome to Jurassic Park. Interior - light wrinkling at top of page leaf 19/20, store… Read more
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image of RENOWN AT STRATFORD:  A RECORD OF THE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL IN CANADA 1953 / TWICE HAVE THE TRUMPETS SOUNDED:  A RECORD OF THE STRAFORD SHAKESPEAREAN FESTIVAL IN CANADA 1954 / THRICE THE BRINDED CAT HATH MEW'D:  A RECORD...1955.  3 VOLUMES.

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Toronto: Clarke, Irwin 3 volumes, detailing the first three seasons of the Stratford, Ontario, Shakespearean Festival, all first editions, each 9 1/4" H. 1. Renown at Stratford, 1953. Contents: Preface; First Shakespeare Festival at Stratford, Ontario, by Tyrone Guthrie; The Director, by Robertson Davies; The Players, by Robertson Davies. Two plays were presented: Richard III and All's Well That… Read more
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image of THE CAMBRIDGE CULTURAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN.  VOLUME 9. MODERN BRITAIN.  (FIRST PUBLISHED AS THE CAMBRIDGE GUIDE TO THE ARTS IN BRITAIN: SINCE THE SECOND WORLD WAR.

THE CAMBRIDGE CULTURAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN. VOLUME 9. MODERN BRITAIN. (FIRST PUBLISHED AS THE CAMBRIDGE GUIDE TO THE ARTS IN BRITAIN: SINCE THE SECOND WORLD WAR.

by Ford, Boris, ed. Roy Shaw, Gwen Shaw, Paul Griffiths, Fernau Hall, Peter Fuller, Andrew Saint, Christopher Frayling, Gilbert Phelps, Neil Sinyard, Joseph Rykwert, Simon Pepper, John Heskett, Alan Munton.

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1995
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press for The Folio Society, 1995. 350 pp, 10" H. Bound in full dark blue cloth with title and shield in gold on spine. B&w illustrations and colour plates. Contents: General Introduction; The Cultural and Social Setting; Music; Ballet; The Visual Arts; New Towns; The Third Programme; The Crafts; Literature and Drama; Film;… Read more
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THE CAMBRIDGE CULTURAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN. VOLUME 8. EARLY TWENTIETH-CENTURY BRITAIN. (FIRST PUBLISHED AS THE CAMBRIDGE GUIDE TO THE ARTS IN BRITAIN: THE EDWARDIAN AGE AND THE INTER-WAR YEARS.)

by Ford, Boris, ed. Wilfrid Mellers, Rupert Hildyard, Jacques Berthoud, Simon Pepper, Michael Kennedy, Richard Cork, John Beer, John Summerson, Neil Sinyard, Gillian Naylor, Frank Whitehead.

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1995
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press for The Folio Society, 1995. 348 pp, 10" H. Bound in full dark blue cloth with title and shield in gold on spine. B&w illustrations and colour plates. Contents: General Introduction; The Edwardian Age and the Inter-War Years; Literature and Drama; The Garden City; Music; The Visual Arts; The 'Civilization' of Bloomsbury;… Read more
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image of PAPERJACKS' STRICTLY CROSSWORDS:  MOVIE MANIA.

PAPERJACKS' STRICTLY CROSSWORDS: MOVIE MANIA.

by DeChristopher, D.J.

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Published
1987
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780770106812
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Markham, Ontario: PaperJacks, 1987. 127 pp, 6 3/4" H. 40 crossword puzzles and solutions. "(A) crossword tribute to Hollywood - old and new - featuring puzzles related to screen superstars and their best-known films." Interior -light toning to pages and inside edges of covers, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - two… Read more
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