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AN UNSPEAKABLE BETRAYAL. Selected Writings. With a Foreword by Jean-Claude CarriŔre. Translations from the Spanish and French by Garrett White (proof copy)
Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000.
Octavo, 263 pp. UNCORRECTED PROOF in white non-pictorial card covers printed in black. Fine copy. The book "proceeds chronologically, from poetry and short stories written in Bu˝uel's youth in Spain to an essay written in 1980, not long before his death."
$29.95 Book Number: 11833 Order / Enquire
THE CHARLIE CHAPLIN BOOK
New York: Sam'l Gabriel Sons and Company, 1916.
Narrow quarto, 31.5 x 17.5. pp (12), stapled, in color card covers. Soft crease to lower outer corner of front cover and text; faint pencil price to upper outer corner of front cover; some faint foxing to covers, quite minor spine rubbing; text paper a little yellowed as always; ink name inside front cover; else a fine copy, in remarkably nice condition for such a vulnerable book. Photos of Chaplin as the little tramp, with captions, in the text. The first book on Chaplin, and a must-have for the Chaplin collector.
$195.00 Book Number: 36947 Order / Enquire
GRIERSON ON DOCUMENTARY. Edited with an introduction by Forsyth Hardt
London: Collins, 1946.
Mint green cloth. pp 256 + plates; index. Bookplate at front, else fine. Jacket has creases and small tears at top of front panel, small chip at foot of spine, VG otherwise. Grierson, a pioneer of documentary film, was a very important figure in the early days of the National Film Board of Canada.
$40.00 Book Number: 43739 Order / Enquire
MARX, Harpo, with Rowland Barber
HARPO SKEAKS. Illustrated by Susan Marx
New York: Bernard Geis, 1961.
Octavo, blue cloth and boards, red endpapers and top page edges. pp (475), (3) + plates. VG clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names. The price-clipped jacket has small chips and tears, old internal tape repairs, just good.
$65.00 Book Number: 36655 Order / Enquire
Mirams, Gordon, 1909-1966.
Speaking candidly : films and people in New Zealand
Hamilton, New Zealand: Paul's Book Arcace, 1945.
241 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 20 cm. Small ink notation on front free endpaper, VG otherwise. Shabby dust jacket lacks top 1.5 inches of spine, upper rear panel stuck to cover from damp.
$14.95 Book Number: 29218 Order / Enquire
WHITE SHADOWS IN THE SOUTH SEAS. Illustrated with Scenes from the Photoplay. A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, c1919 (for 1928), 1928.
Reprint from plates of the 1919 Century edition. Photoplay edition. Octavo, red linen grain cloth lettered in black. pp xii, 450, (2, ads) + frontispiece and three double-sided plates of stills from the 1928 MGM film starring Monte Blue and Raquel Torres. Long Jan., 1933, ink ownership inscription on front free endpaper, else a fine copy. Dust jacket (colourful front panel art by Skrenda) has small chips and rubbing to tips of slightly tanned spine; rubbing and small holes to spine folds; nicks to edges of panels; front flap fold has a short tear and some rubbing; pencil drawing of palms covers the rear pastedown; else a VG copy, the front panel showing well. This was MGM's first sound picture, and the first to use the famous lion logo. "A record of one happy year spent by the author among the simple friendly cannibals of Atuona valley, in those marvelous islands, the Marquesas."
$50.00 Book Number: 31096 Order / Enquire
DARK CINEMA: American Film Noir in Cultural Perspective
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1984.
Octavo, black cloth without jacket, as issued. pp xxiv, (307), . Tidy ink name at front, else fine.
$35.00 Book Number: 39586 Order / Enquire
THE SHADOW OF AN AIRPLANE CLIMBS THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING A World Theory of Film
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1972.
Light green cloth. pp xvi, 248. Index. Ink owner name at front, page edges yellowed, else a VG clean copy in VG jacket.
$15.00 Book Number: 44464 Order / Enquire