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After the Fall

By: Miller, Arthur

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1964

Inscription: Signed by Arthur Miller

Seller ID: 50cmq


Arthur Miller's semi-autobiographical play about Quentin, a Jewish intellectual from New York who must reexamine his life and his troubled relationship with Holga. The play premiered on Broadway at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre, in 1964, directed by Elia Kazan, who also collaborated with Miller on the script. In 1984, the play was revived Off-Broadway, at Playhouse 9, starringFrank Langella and Dianne Wiest. In 2004, the play was revived on Broadway. Produced for ... View more info

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Cimarron

By: Edna FERBER [signed]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlop: 1930

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 51swg


1929. Edna Ferber, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Show Boat and Giant, gives us a ripping good read with Cimarron, the story of wandering Yancey Cravat, a pioneer newspaper editor and lawyer. Cravat settles in Osage, a muddy town thrown together overnight when the Oklahoma territory opens in 1889. To this place he brings his wife Sabra, a woman both conventional and well-bred. Against all odds, Sabra develops a brilliant business sense. She makes a success of the newsp... View more info

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Duel in the Sun

By: Niven Busch

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The World Publishing Company: 1946

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: bb38


Duel in the Sun is a 1946 Technicolor epic Western film directed by King Vidor, produced and written by David O. Selznick, which tells the story of a Mestiza (half-Native American) girl who goes to live with her white relatives, becoming involved in prejudice and forbidden love. The film stars Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck, Lillian Gish, and Lionel Barrymore Illustrate... View more info

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Goodbye Mr. Chips

By: Hilton, James

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: London, Hodder, Stoughton: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: v152


Housed in a custom-made slipcase. Illustrated by Bip Pares. Goodbye, Mr. Chips is a short novel about the life of a schoolteacher, Mr. Chipping. It has been adapted into two feature films and two television presentations. View more info

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I Cover the Waterfront Signed

By: Max Miller [SIGNED]

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Max Miller

Seller ID: v29mp


I Cover the Waterfront is a 1933 American Pre-Code romantic drama film directed by James Cruze and starring Ben Lyon, Claudette Colbert, Ernest Torrence, and Hobart Cavanaugh. Based on the book of the same name by Max Miller, the film is about a reporter who investigates a waterfront smuggling operation, and becomes romantically involved with the daughter of the man he is investigating. Nearly invisible front hinge repair, else bright tight and clean. Dust jacket is in... View more info

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Murder in the Cathredal

By: T. S. ELIOT [signed]

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faaber: 1936

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed By T.S. Eliot

Seller ID: 102woo


Murder in the Cathedral, poetic drama in two parts, with a prose sermon interlude, the most successful play by American English poet T.S. Eliot. The play was performed at Canterbury Cathedral in 1935 and published the same year. Set in December 1170, it is a modern miracle play on the martyrdom of St. Thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury. The play's most striking feature is the use of a chorus in the Classical Greek manner. The poor women of Canterbury who make up the... View more info

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My Dog Skip

By: Willie Morris [signed]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11w


Set in Mississippi in the 40s, shy young Willie Morris lives with his parents, and when his only friend goes off to war, he's left alone. His father, who lost a leg fighting in the Spanish Civil War, is withdrawn, so his mother buys him a dog and his life is transformed, not only is the dog his best friend but, through him, Willie can make friends and learn about life. Adapted to the screen in 2000, with Kevin Bacon, Harry Connick Jr. et al. View more info

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Night Must Fall

By: Emlyn Williams

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 125d


A psychological thriller, in a bungalow in a forest in Essex lives Mrs. Bramson, a persnickety and hypochondriacal widow. She pays her niece Olivia a small salary to act as her companion and the household also includes her cook, Mrs Terence, and her maid Dora. When Dora gets pregnant, Mrs Bramson is determined to get the boyfriend to marry her. At the same time, a woman disappears from a nearby hotel. The police begin investigations and, when Dora brings home her boyfrie... View more info

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Salt of the Earth - the Making of a Film

By: Biberman, Herbert

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press: 1965

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: hb02


Ex-film director Biberman was a member of Hollywood's Unfriendly Ten which stood up to the House Unamerican Activities Committee in the late '40's--and paid for it with their reputations. All were fired, blacklisted and eventually jailed. These writers and directors were something of an intellectual elite in an otherwise commercial structure. Biberman maintains that the film industry, in violation of the anti-trust laws, conspired to prevent his independent company from ... View more info

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Seven Keys To Baldpate

By: Biggers, Earl Derr

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlop: 1913

Inscription: Inscribed By Earl Derr Biggers

Seller ID: 128vul


A famous author comes to a summer mountain resort in the dead of winter determined to find peace and quiet to write his next book. But before his first night is out, a steady stream of unexpected visitors begin to fill the hotel... men and women with stories of love, loss, and flight... none of them telling the truth. Before the week is out, there will be gunfire, bribery, fights in the snow, and hidden truths unmasked. "Seven Keys to Baldpate" is a mystery that ... View more info

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Summer and Smoke

By: Williams, Tennessee

Price: $700.00

Publisher: New York, Signet Books # D2019: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 85hgo


One of Tennessee Williams' most subtle and tender works, Summer and Smoke explores the conflict between the hedonistic body and the lofty spirit. Set in Mississippi, Alma Winemiller, the minister's daughter, has grown up loving the boy who lives next door: John Buchanan, the doctor's son, is a wild, adventurous, mischievous pleasure seeker. He spends the hot Mississippi summers drinking, gambling, and romancing. His only religion is the anatomy chart on his wall, and wha... View more info

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The Dragon Murder Case Signed

By: S. S. Van Dine

Price: $1,100.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribners Sons: 1933

Inscription: Signed By S. S. Van dine

Seller ID: 147vvy


Wonderful idea to give a party with people who dislike each other. Late at night, everyone decides to go into the pool, except Stamm, who is drunk. Montague dives in as does Greeff and Leland, but only Greeff and Leland come out. Montague is no where to be found so Leland suspects foul play and calls the cops. Luckily, Philo is with the D.A. and comes along, but they do not find Montague. When they drain the pool the next day, they find nothing except what looks like dra... View more info

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The Emperor Jones

By: Eugene O'Neall

Price: $400.00

Publisher: NY, Boni & Liveright: 1928

Edition: First Signed Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 125e


The Emperor Jones is a 1920 play by American dramatist Eugene O'Neill that tells the tale of Brutus Jones, a resourceful, self-assured African American and a former Pullman porter, who kills another black man in a dice game, is jailed, and later escapes to a small, backward Caribbean island where he sets himself up as emperor. The play recounts his story in flashbacks as Brutus makes his way through the jungle in an attempt to escape former subjects who have rebelled ag... View more info

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The Hours

By: Cunningham, Michael

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Farrar, Straus & Giroux, LLC: 1998

Edition: advance reader's edition

Inscription: Signed By Michael Cunningham

Seller ID: mc61


This is an 'Advance Reader's Copy' of the novel. Meryl Streep, and Nicole Kidman starred in the 2002 Academy award winning film of the novel. "The Hours" is the story of three women: Clarissa Vaughan, who one New York morning goes about planning a party in honor of a beloved friend; Laura Brown, who in a 1950s Los Angeles suburb slowly begins to feel the constraints of a perfect family and home; and Virginia Woolf, recuperating with her husband in a London subu... View more info

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The Latent Heterosexual

By: Chayefsky, Paddy

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1967

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: vw39


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The Lonely Guy's Book of Life

By: Friedman, Bruce Jay

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1978

Inscription: Inscribed By Bruce Jay Friedman

Seller ID: bjf15


Basis for the 1984 Movie 'The Lonely Guy' starring Steve Martin. If you're a Lonely Guy, says author Bruce Jay Friedman, take heart: There are millions of people just like you out there. Unfortunately, your chances of meeting any of the really attractive ones are slim. "The Lonely Guy's Book of Life" is Friedman's classic manual on handling undesired solitude. Some of his tips (and remember, a woman also can be a Lonely Guy): - Your apartment: The worst view you... View more info

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The Road to Rome

By: Sherwood, Robert E.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribnber's Sons: 1927

Inscription: Signed Robert E. Sherwood

Seller ID: 45pum


The author's first book. "The Road to Rome" was the first play of Robert E. Sherwood, and a success on Broadway in 1927. It has a comic situation set in a period of history which allows Mr. Sherwood to work in some of his anti-war feelings. Mr. Sherwood has set his play in 216 B.C., at the time when Hannibal was nearing the end of his march on Rome. Hannibal didn't attack Rome when he reached it, Mr. Sherwood explains, because a certain blond, the bored and sex-s... View more info

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The Silver Cord

By: Howard, Sidney

Price: $600.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1927

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 160jgf


The printed wrappers of this Theatre Guild Library edition are bound into a contemporary custom-made hard cover binding for thespian Otis Skinner, whose bookplate is mounted on the front paste down. The Sidney Howard inscription is written to Mrs. Otis Skinner. An additional inscription in an unknown hand, as well. Staged on Broadway, and was made into a feature film. A domineering matriarch is less than happy when her son brings home his new bride. She immediately se... View more info

The World is Full of Married Men

By: Jackie Collins

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, World Pub. Co.: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Jackie Collins

Seller ID: jc16


A very scarce signed copy of Jackie Collins' first novel. Made into a film in 1979, starring Tony Franciosa and Carroll Baker. David Cooper works in advertising but spends more time on his love life despite the fact that he is married. When his wife Linda discovers his girlfriends, she decides to find get revenge by having an affair. View more info

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Three Plays : My Hearts in the Highlands, the Time of Your Life, Loves Old Sweet Song

By: William SAROYAN (signed)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Harcort, Brace And Company: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by William Saroyan

Seller ID: bqo35


Three Plays : My Hearts in the Highlands, the Time of Your Life, Loves Old Sweet Song. An Armenian American, Saroyan wrote extensively about the Armenian immigrant life in California. Many of his stories and plays are set in his native Fresno.Some of his best-known works are The Time of Your Life, Love's Old Song, and My Heart's in the Highlands. He has been described as "one of the most prominent literary figures of the mid-20th century and by Stephen Fry as "o... View more info

Waterfront

By: Schulberg, Budd

Price: $44.99

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bs1


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