Holiday 2021 Catalogue


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146. [Film & Theatre] Monroe, Marilyn. (1926–1962).
Original Cable to Georges Auric

A typed one-page letter dictated by Marilyn Monroe to be sent to Georges Auric of the Academie du Cinema in Paris, thanking him for the invitation to become an honorary member of his organization.  Pencil notation indicates this was sent on February 6, 1960.  11 x 8.5 inches. Read More...

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147. [Film & Theatre] Monroe, Marilyn. (1926–1962).
"Ladies of the Chorus" - 1949 Promotional Photograph

Original vintage National Screen Service Corp. promotional photograph for the 1949 Columbia Pictures film Ladies of the Chorus, directed by Phil Karlson and starring Marilyn Monroe, Adele Jergens, and Rand Brooks.  Small surface crease to upper margin, else in fine condition.  10 x 8 inches (25.4 x 20.3 cm.). Read More...

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148. [Film & Theatre] Newman, Paul. (1925–2008).
Signed Photograph

Early signed photograph of the iconic American actor and philanthropist, who has inscribed "To Paul / Best Wishes / Paul Newman."  A few light spots and surface wear to center of image, overall in fine condition.  8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.). Read More...

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149. [Film & Theatre] Novak, Kim. (b. 1933).
Signed 1959 Promotional Photograph

Signed 1959 Columbia Pictures promotional photograph of the two-time Golden Globe Award–winning American actress, who has inscribed "To Paul, / Best Wishes, / Kim Novak."  In fine condition.  8 x 10 inches (25.4 x 20.3 cm.).  Read More...

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150. [Film & Theatre] O'Brien, Pat. (1899–1983).
"Having Wonderful Crime" – Signed Promotional Photograph

Signed RKO promotional photograph of the American actor in the 1945 screwball comedy Having Wonderful Crime.  O'Brien, who was known throughout his career as "Hollywood's Irishman in Residence," has signed in blue ballpoint.  Somewhat irregularly trimmed, else in fine condition.  Approx. 10 x 8 inches (25.4 x 20.3 cm.). Read More...

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151. [Film & Theatre] [Olivier, Laurence. (1907–1989) & Leigh, Vivian. (1913–1967)] Fairweather, Virginia..
"Olivier. An Informal Portrait," with Original Postcard Photographs

New York: Coward-McCann, Inc. . 1969. First American edition. 180 pp. Hardcover in jacket. Together with four original period postcard photographs of Olivier as Hamlet and Antony, Leigh as Cleopatra, and of the famous couple together as Caesar and Cleopatra (Shaw). Each 3.5 x 5.5 inches, all very fine. Minor tears and distressing to dustcover; overall fine. Read More...

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152. [Film & Theatre] Olivier, Laurence. (1907–1989).
"Hamlet" - Signed Promotional Photograph

Signed Universal Pictures promotional photograph of the British legend of stage and screen in a scene from his own 1948 adaptation of Hamlet, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor and was nominated for Best Director.  Olivier has inscribed "Paul / L Olivier" in red ink to a darker area of the image.  Light edge wear, else in very fine condition.  8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.). Read More...

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153. [Film & Theatre] Pacino, Al. (b. 1940).
"Author! Author!" - Signed Promotional Photograph

20th Century Fox promotional photograph for the 1982 Arthur Hiller film Author! Author!, signed by the American actor in black ink.  Very fine condition.  8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.). Read More...

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154. [Film & Theatre] Peppard, George. (1928–1994).
"Breakfast at Tiffany's" - Signed Promotional Photograph

Signed promotional photograph from the 1961 Paramount picture Breakfast at Tiffany's, signed by the American actor best remembered for his role in the film as the struggling writer Paul Varjak.  Peppard has inscribed "To Paul– / George Peppard" to the right edge of the image.  Very fine condition.  8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.). Read More...

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155. [Film & Theatre] Perkins, Anthony. (1932–1992).
Authentic Signed Photograph

Signed photograph of the American actor best remembered for his role as Norman Bates in Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 classic Psycho.  Perkins has signed in black ink along the right edge of the image.  Light smudging to signature, two surface creases to lower portion of image, small crease to upper left corner, overall in fine condition.  8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.). Read More...

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156. [Film & Theatre] Price, Vincent. (1911–1993).
"Dragonwyck" - Signed Promotional Photograph

Signed 20th Century Fox promotional photograph of the American actor in costume for the 1946 period drama Dragonwyck.  Price has inscribed "All my best ever /  Vincent Price" in black ink to the lower right corner of the image.  Small tear to upper left margin, signature to somewhat low-contrast area of image, else in fine condition.  8 x 10 inches (25.4 x 20.3 cm.).  Read More...

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157. [Film & Theatre] Rogers, Fred. (1928–2003).
"Won't You Be My Neighbor" - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed

Autograph musical quotation signed from the beloved television personality, who has penned the final bar of his song "Won't you be my neighbor," signed "Fred Rogers," and added "Congratulations!" On a clipped sheet of manuscript paper. In fine condition. 8.2 x 2.7 inches.

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158. [Film & Theatre] Rogers, Ginger. (1911–1995).
Signed Photograph

Lovely signed doubleweight vintage portrait photograph of the iconic American actress, singer and dancer, who has signed in green ink to the lower right, "Sincerely, Ginger Rogers."  Mild wear to the edges, else fine.  8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.).

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Grouping of five photographs promoting various films and plays, each signed by a member of the cast of Mel Brooks' classic 1974 comedy Young Frankenstein.  Gene Wilder has inscribed "To Paul / Gene Wilder" to a promotional photograph for his 1980 film Stir Crazy; Terri Garr has signed a headshot promoting the 1984 film Firstborn, together with press release; Peter Boyle inscribed two photographs with "To Paul / Peter Boyle," one promoting the 1980 film Where the Buffalo Roam with typewritten press blurb to verso, and the other promoting a run of performances of the play The Roast in Boston with press release affixed to verso; Madeline Kahn has signed "To Paul / All best / Madeline Kahn" to a promotional photograph for the 1984 film City Heat.  All in very fine condition.  Each 8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.). Read More...

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160. [Literature & Art] Andersen, Hans Christian. (1805–1875).
His Etui and a small Papercut Figure

A finely made etui, bone with black lacquered decoration and mounted with gilded metal, understood to have belonged to the beloved Danish author best known for such classic fairy tales as “The Ugly Duckling,” “The Red Shoes,” and “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” Enclosed is a handwritten note in an early unidentified hand reading "Hans Christian Andersens Etui" and "Harboe" to verso, along with a small paper cut of a bull, apparently accomplished by the author.  Etui measures 2.5 x 5 x .5 inches (6.5 x 13 x 1.5 cm.). Read More...

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161. [Literature & Art] [Bindings] : [Salesman Samples].
Early 20th Century Appleton Publishing Sales Dummy

[New York]: Appleton. ca. 1920.

Folding salesman's dummy featuring 17 board panels with a total of 50 gilt titled spine cloth samples in various colors. Folds neatly into an olive green plain 8vo. volume. Exceptionally clean. Near fine. Read More...


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162. [Literature & Art] Celmins, Vija. (b. 1938).
Drawings of the Night Sky - Signed

London: Anthony d'Offay. 2001. First and limited edition, one of 480 copies signed by Celmins. 4to. 61, (3) pp. Printed photographic portrait of Celmins laid in. With an essay by Adrian Searle. Original full grey cloth, stamped in red; all edges trimmed; in original paper slip case. As new. Read More...

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163. [Literature & Art] [Folk Art].
"God Bless Our Home"

Decorative folk art hand-painted sign in the style of an illuminated page that reads  "GOD BLESS OUR HOME." Gilt and polychrome pigment font bordered with leaf and twigs, contained in a rustic handmade frame.  Frame backing slightly loose; overall in fine condition.  Sight 10 x 12 inches (25.4 x 30.5 cm.); framed to an overall size of 15 x 17 inches (38 x 43.2 cm.).

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164. [Literature & Art] [Folk Art] Havens, Derek Tyler..
Two Painted Wood Forearm Hand Direction Signs

A set of two folk art painted wood forearm hand direction signs, signed "Derek Tyler Havens" on the verso of the larger sign. Measures 15 x 7 1/8 x 1/2 inches and 7 3/4 x 3 5/8 x 3/4 inches. In very good condition.

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165. [Literature & Art] [Folk Art].
"Sailor Sweethearts" – Original Painting

Charming and unusual early 20th-century painting by an unknown artist, depicting a young sailor and his 'sweetheart' sending love notes to one another by way of messenger doves.  Oil paint on velvet cloth.  In fine condition.  Sight 35.75 x 16.5 inches (90.8 x 42 cm.); nicely framed to an overall size of 37.5 x 18 inches (95.25 x 45.7 cm.).

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