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KEZIAH DANE

KEZIAH DANE

by Grafton, Sue

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New York: Macmillan, 1967. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo; full red cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; blue-gray topstain; 220pp. Bookplate signed by Grafton loosely laid in. Fine in a Near Fine, unclipped dustjacket, lightly worn along lower edge, with a few tiny tears. A nice copy of the author's first book, written 15 years prior to 'A Is For Alibi.'.
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KILLER IN THE RAIN

KILLER IN THE RAIN

by Chandler, Raymond

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London: Hamish Hamilton, 1964. First Edition. First Impression, preceding the American edition by over five months. Octavo (21.5cm); red textured paper over boards, with titles stamped in gilt on the spine; dustjacket; xii,332pp. Hint of a lean, else Fine in a very Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced 21s.net), with some trivial wear to extremities and a faint, tiny stain at upper right edge of front panel. Volume gathering eight of Chandler's stories which first appeared in the pages of Black Mask, Dime Detective, and Detective Story Magazine, collected here for the first time. Bruccoli A14.1.a.
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THE KILL-OFF

THE KILL-OFF

by Thompson, Jim

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New York: Lion Books, 1957. First Edition. A novel of murder, sex, and deception in a small New England town, and basis for Maggie Greenwald's 1989 directorial debut. First Printing. Octavo; illustrated wrappers, with wrap-around cover art by William Rose; yellow edge-staining; 192pp. Vertical crease along left edge of front wrapper, a few discreet stress creases, with some rubbing at the crown; Very Good+, with the yellow edge-staining quite bright.
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KING COLE - INSCRIBED TO JEAN NEGULESCO

KING COLE - INSCRIBED TO JEAN NEGULESCO

by Burnett, W.R.

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New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1936. First Edition. More than likely this copy was inscribed during the filming of 'Nobody Lives Forever' in 1946, a film directed by Negulesco and based on a book and screenplay by Burnett. A novel about an Ohio Governor named Read Cole, whose initial concerns for real issues become subsumed by political forces as he rises to the top of the heap. An important cautionary tale on the dangers of the political machine, preceding Robert Penn Warren's 'All The King's Men' by nealy a decade. A scarce, early Burnett title, and a tremendous association. First Printing. Octavo; green cloth, with titles stamped in black and orange on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 292pp. Inscribed by Burnett opposite the title page to director Jean Negulesco: "For Jean Negulesco - a good director and a good guy. W.R. Burnett." Previous owner's initials discreetly blind-stamped on preliminary and terminal pages, else Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, lightly rubbed, with some shallow… Read more
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KING VIDOR ON FILM MAKING - INSCRIBED TO JOHN BAXTER
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KING VIDOR ON FILM MAKING - INSCRIBED TO JOHN BAXTER

by Vidor, King

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London: W.H. Allen, 1973. First U.K. Edition. A series of autobiographical essays on film by the legendary director, produced, and screenwriter. A fine association copy - Baxter would go on two write the first serious study on Vidor for the Monarch Film Studies series in 1976. First Impression. Octavo (22cm); navy blue paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; xiv,[2],3-239,[3]pp, with an additional 16pp of photographs. Inscribed on the front endpaper to Australian writer, journalist, and film-maker John Baxter: "To John Baxter / With the best wishes of King Vidor / London 10-7-74." Scattered foxing to upper edge of textblock, a few faint, tiny stains to lower edge of textblock, else Near Fine and clean throughout. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced £2.75 net), lightly edgeworn, with a faint touch of dustiness, a few tiny abrasions, and some faint foxing to flaps; Very Good+ or better.
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KISS ME, DEADLY - WITH SIGNED BOOKPLATE LAID IN

KISS ME, DEADLY - WITH SIGNED BOOKPLATE LAID IN

by Spillane, Mickey

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New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc, 1952. First Edition. A lovely copy of the seventh Mike Hammer novel, basis for Robert Aldrich's 1955 film noir, with a screenplay by A.I. Bezzerides and starring Ralph Meeker, Albert Dekker, and Paul Stewart. The Dark Page, Vol.II, p.176-177. First Printing. Octavo; textured rust-colored cloth, with titles reverse-stamped in silver on spine and publisher's logo blind-stamped on front cover; dustjacket; 251pp. Bookplate signed by Spillane loosely laid in. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket (Variant A, with publisher's circular framing device at upper right corner of front panel), unclipped (priced $2.50), with minimal wear to extremities and a few tiny edge tears.
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KOTORI MAGAZINE - ISSUE 8

KOTORI MAGAZINE - ISSUE 8

by Steadman, Ralph

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Los Angeles: Kotori Magazine, 2006. A Fine copy in illustrated wrappers. Superb cover and illustrations by Ralph Steadman, along with an article about his biography of Hunter S. Thompson. Also present is a feature on the band Tool, and an article by Douglas Brinkley.
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