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    First edition, first impression, with the scarce dust jacket, and inscribed by Riefenstahl on the frontispiece recto, "Herrn Architekten Becker, herrlich gedwimet, Leni Riefenstahl, Mais 1934". This is Riefenstahl's first book, in which she gives an account of her involvement with director Arnold Fanck's pioneering mountaineering... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 132779

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  2. 131547comp

    Enough Rope.

    New York: 1933 & 1934

    First editions, specially bound presentation copies, warmly inscribed by Parker to Frances Marion on inserted card before each work: "This signature is for Frances Marion I wish I had hers Dorothy Parker", and "To Frances Marion, than whom Dorothy Parker". While signed limited editions of Parker's work do appear at auction,... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 131547

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  3. 131541
    Cecil B. DeMille's set of Ibsen's plays, each volume with his contemporary ownership signature to the front free endpaper and with his bookplate to the front pastedown. DeMille has dated the first volume 6 August 1902, the date of his wedding to the actress Constance Adams, meaning the set can be presumed to be a wedding... Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 131541

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  4. 124370comp
    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author to Sean Penn and Madonna on the title page, "For Sean and Madonna - In many ways this is the one closest to my heart. All best, Harry Crews". Crews and Sean Penn were good friends, having met when Penn bought the film rights to The Knockout Artist. Crews later played... Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 124370

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    First UK edition, first printing, following the US edition of the preceding year but adding two stories and two other pieces. With a very apposite provenance: from the library of the celebrated actor Christopher Lee, signed by him in full on the front free endpaper (in blue marker pen), and with neat marks next to three... Learn More
    £275

    Stock Code: 104524

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  6. Untitled Film Stills
    First UK edition, first impression, originally published by Rizzoli, New York, earlier the same year. Sherman's first book publication, containing 40 of the original 69 self portraits portraying herself as publicity shots for film actresses. The entire series was purchased by MoMA in 1995. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 114593

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