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The Studio's Own Copies of Four Successive Scripts for King Kong, with the three-part script for Creation, the unfinished film that directly influenced its production by WALLACE, Edgar, James Ashmore Creelman, and Ruth Rose

Santa Monica: RKO Radio Pictures, 1933. Softcover. Near Fine. An important archive of four significantly different scripts for the landmark and iconic 1933 film *King Kong*, tracing the evolution of the screenplay from conception to execution. Included ...

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$165,000.00


A Collection of 21 B. Traven Letters to Ruth Ford, with Related Material Including Three Books by TRAVEN, B

Unbound. Fine. A magnificent archive consisting of 21 Typed Letters Initialed (as either "H." or "H.C.") from the elusive and fiercely private B. Traven, nearly all of the letters to the actress Ruth Ford, for whom he professes great...

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$125,000.00


Previously Undiscovered Quarter Plate Daguerreotype Portrait of Horace Mann, along with a Small Photographic Archive of his Family by MANN, Horace

1850. Unbound. Near Fine. A remarkable group of 10 portraits of Horace Mann and his family, featuring a unique, and previously undiscovered, cased quarter plate daguerreotype of Mann, the great architect of the American system of popular education. The ...

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$120,000.00


Six Issues of EPIC by MILLER, Frank

[Montpelier, Vermont: Frank Miller, 1972. Softcover. Near Fine. Six issues. Quartos. Side stapled mimeographed leaves; the three later issues with cardstock covers. Each between 28pp. and 50pp. Overall near fine or better with some fading to some of the...

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$75,000.00


The William H. Baldwin Papers: A Collection of Correspondence of a Boston Philanthropist, including the manuscripts of two rare Oliver Wendell Holmes "A" items by BALDWIN, William H. (HOLMES, Oliver Wendell)

Unbound. A collection of correspondence and family papers of New England abolitionist and philanthropist William H. Baldwin. Included are about 70 Autograph Letters Signed from prominent American literary writers and social reformers including Bronson Al...

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$75,000.00


White Buildings by CRANE, Hart

New York: Boni and Liveright, 1926. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition, second issue. Foreword by Allen Tate. Near fine in near fine dustwrapper. Hart Crane's own copy of his first book, with his later ownership Signature: "Hart Cran...

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$75,000.00


Neilson's Greek Exercise. Abridged and Revised in Syntax, Ellipsis, Dialects, Prosody, and Metaphrasis; To Which is Prefixed, a Concise, but Comprehensive Syntax for the Use of Colleges, Academies and Schools. By the Principals of Baltimore College by (JEFFERSON, Thomas). NEILSON, William

Baltimore: Printed for the Proprietors by Swain & Matchett, 1809. Hardcover. Good. First American edition (the book was first printed in Edinburgh, 1806). Octavo. pp. viii, 171, [1]. Text in Greek and English. Contemporary full mottled calf, recased...

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$75,000.00


[Manuscript]: An American Doctor in Japan during the 1868 Boshin War: The "Journal of A.M. Vedder, M.D., Physician to His Highness the Prince of Choshui, Mitagiri, Province of Nagato, Japan" by VEDDER, Alexander Madison

(Nagato; Shimonoseki; Nagasaki), 1868. Hardcover. Very Good. Manuscript Journal. Octavo. Measuring 5.5" x 8". About 180 pages in manuscript: pp. [4] 1-21 [22-170], followed by several blank leaves, and seven pages of memoranda at the back. Bou...

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$65,000.00


Daily National Intelligencer, 1813-1868 (62 volumes) by (CANBY, William and James)

Washington, D.C.: Gales & Seaton, 1868. Hardcover. Good. A collection of 62 bound large folio volumes consisting of 59 volumes of the *Daily National Intelligencer* (published daily except Sunday); and three volumes of the *National Intelligencer* (...

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$65,000.00


H.P. Lovecraft in Weird Tales by LOVECRAFT, H.P., Robert E. Howard, Edmond Hamilton, et al

Indianapolis / New York / London: Popular Fiction Publishing Company / Weird Tales / William C. Merrett, 1973. Near Fine. A remarkable collection of 83 beautiful issues of *Weird Tales*, containing many of H.P. Lovecraft's best known stories includi...

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$65,000.00


[Original Art]: A Collection of 26 Watercolor Paintings and 48 Pen and Ink Drawings depicting the Artist's Psycho-Spiritual Journey by GARBER, Sidney S

[New York City, 1940. Near Fine. A collection of 74 original artworks by New York-based surrealist and fantasy artist Sidney Garber, consisting of a series of 26 watercolor paintings (titled "Naissance" on a separate sheet); an untitled series...

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$65,000.00


Up from Slavery: An Autobiography by WASHINGTON, Booker T

New York: Doubleday Page, 1901. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. Octavo. Red cloth gilt. A little rubbing at the extremities, a couple of leaves a little roughly opened resulting in small nicks at the page edges, else a very near fine copy with the ...

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$65,000.00


$55,000.00


in our time by HEMINGWAY, Ernest

Paris: Three Mountains Press, 1924. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Binder's glue stains on the endpapers, as usual, tiny chips at the spinal extremities, and slight bowing of the covers, an excellent, very nearly fine copy. Hemingway's second b...

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$55,000.00


The Homecoming by PINTER, Harold

London: Methuen & Co, 1965. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine, very lightly rubbed dustwrapper. In custom chemise and quarter morocco gilt and cloth slipcase. Inscribed by Pinter to Vivien Merchant, the lead (and only) actress in the...

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$45,000.00