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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


Vera Caspary Archive (1920s-1980s) by CASPARY, Vera

(New York and Los Angeles), 1985. Unbound. Very Good. A large archive collection consisting of manuscripts, letters, and documents belonging to the American novelist and screenwriter Vera Caspary, together with additional materials from Caspary's husban…

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$145,000.00


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 love in many of the…

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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


The Smith Ely Jelliffe Collection of Medical Offprints (circa 1890-1935) by JELLIFFE, Smith Ely (Wilder Bancroft, Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, Melanie Klein, Arthur Kronfeld, Otto Marburg, Karl Menninger, John Northrop, Otto Rank, and Others)

[New York], 1935. Hardcover. Good. A large collection of medical offprints and monographs, including bound-in and laid-in correspondence and notes, assembled by the distinguished American physician, author, and editor Smith Ely Jelliffe. A practicing ne…

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$85,000.00


[Archive]: The Henry P. Jordan Papers, circa 1890-1980 by JORDAN, Henry P. (Edmund Husserl, Martin Heidegger, Werner Heisenberg, Max Born, et al.)

Very Good. An extensive archive consisting of the personal, academic, and diplomatic papers of Henry P. Jordan: World War I soldier and P.O.W., student of Husserl and Heidegger at the University of Freiburg, and diplomat for the Weimar Republic. When Hi…

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$85,000.00


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 and…

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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/Near Fine. 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 Crane, Aug. '…

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$75,000.00


An Archive of Letters and Cartoons by Hugh Hefner, together with Associated Photographs and Ephemera by HEFNER, Hugh, Jane Borson Sellers

2017. Fine. A large archive of original letters, cartoons, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to Hugh Hefner's 75-year relationship with high school classmate and close friend Jane "Janie" Borson Sellers (1943-2017). The collection was organized by …

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$75,000.00


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


[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 of 37 pen…

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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


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 including "…

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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* (triw…

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$65,000.00


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