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SILENT FILM

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1 Asplund, Uno. CHAPLIN'S FILMS.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK A.S. BARNES. 1976 First Edition. Cloth Dust Jacket Included 
Fine in dj. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Bodanovich, Peter. A MOMENT WITH MISS GISH.
SANTA BARBARA SANTA TERESA PRESS. 1995 First Edition. 
A holiday greeting from the author and the publisher to friends of the Press. Limited to 1000 copies. Fine in yellow stapled wrappers printed by Graham Mackintosh and designed by Neva Munos. (B) 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Brewster, Eugene V. (Editor) Moore, Colleen. (Cover) MOTION PICTURE MAGAZINE. OCOBER, 1921.
NY BREWSTER PUBLICATIONS, INC. 1921 First Edition. 
Near fine in pictorial printed wrappers. (8 1/2" X 11 3/4") ( A few tiny edge nicks in covers) Excellent condition. Colleen More cover. (G) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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4 Brownlow, Kevin. NAPOLEON. ABEL GANCE'S CLASSIC FILM.
NY KNOPF. 1983 First Edition. 
First American edition. Printed publisher's card with "Compliments of the Author" laid-in. Fine in a close to fine dj. (Small crimp in front dj. flap. 1/4"-inch tear at head of spine in dj.) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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5 Chaplin, Charles. (Story) MOVIE WEEKLY. OCT. 27, 1923.
NY MOVIE WEEKLY PUBLISHING CORP. 1923 First Edition. 
Near fine in sepia toned tall stapled wrappers. (12 1/2" X 9 1/4") (32pp.) (Trace of light edgewear at base of spine) Features articles by and about Charles Chaplin, D.W. Griffith and a full page photo of Harold Lloyd. Betty Compson cover photo. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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6 Davies, Marion. (Story) MOVIE WEEKLY. SEPTEMBER 27, 1924.
NY MOVIE WEEKLY PUBLISHING CORP. 1924 First Edition. 
Near fine in sepia toned stapled wrappers. (12 1/2" X 9 1/4") (32pp.) (Neat split at base of spine) features a continuation of actress Marion Davies story "The true story of my life." Also Ramon Navarro. Photo of Kenneth Harlan and Marie Prevost on cover. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 Gance, Abel. PRISME.
PARIS LIBRAIRIE GALLIMARD. 1930 Reprint. Very Good 
Seventh impression from the same year. SIGNED by Abel Gance on the half-title page. Very good+ in the original creme-colored wrappers, with pages largely uncut. (Light shelfwear to edges of spine. A few very tiny chips at head of front endpaper) A notably rare signature among the pantheon of great film directors. 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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8 Hinsdale, Harriet. BORN TO ROPE. THE SAM GARRETT STORY.
AERO PUB. FALLBROOK 1971 1971 First Edition. Hardcover Near fine No Dust Jacket. 
INSCRIBED by veteran film stunt rider & roper Garrett, to pioneer western film director George Marshall on the front endpaper. Marshall directed "Destry Rides Again" and "The Blue Dahlia" to name only a few of his better known films. Near fine in pictorial boards, without dj. as issued. (Light traces of foxing to end papers & pastedowns) Uncommon. (LR) 
Price: 150.00 USD
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9 Lloyd, Harold (with) Stout, W.W. AN AMERICAN COMEDY.
NY LONGMANS. 1928 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket. 
A very good+ copy in blue cloth of Harold Lloyd's uncommon autobiography, lacking the dj. (Faintly discernable erasure on front pastedown. Mild bump at bottom edge of front cloth cover. Traces of shelf soiling at top edge) 
Price: 150.00 USD
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10 Love, Bessie. (Subject) PHOTOGRAPH OF SILENT FILM STAR BESSIE LOVE.
Very Good Signed by Author(s)
Studio publicity PHOTOGRAPH. INSCRIBED by silent film star Bessie Love to fellow silent film star Carmel Myers. "To dear Carmel, with lots of love. Bessie." 8" X 10" Very good only. 1/4" -inch chip at upper righthand corner. Pin-holes at each corner tip. Long repaired tear at bottom edge of image. Some glue stains on reverse from having been in Miss Myers' photo album. Nice association. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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11 Moore, Colleen. PHOTOGRAPH: COLLEEN MOORE.
Very Good 
Studio publicity PHOTOGRAPH (7"X9") of silent film star Colleen Moore, circa mid-twenties, INSCRIBED by Miss Moore to fellow silent film star Carmel Myers. "To Carmel with oceans of love. From Colleen. Very good+ with touches of wear at edges of image. Evidence of glue stains on reverse having been removed from Ms. Myers photo album. A nice association. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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12 Pickford, Mary. (Memoir) De Mille, Cecil B. (Intro.) SUNSHINE AND SHADOW. AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY.
NY DOUBLEDAY. 1955 First Edition. 
A very good+ copy in black cloth in 2 separate djs. which are both good at best with some chips & general wear & tear. Apart from condition, a remarkable association copy INSCRIBED by Mary Pickford in year of publication on the first blank to esteemed Hollywood still photographer Robert Wallace Coburn with these sentiments- "Dear Bob Coburn: In memory of the "Fairbanks Pickford Studio" (the good old days) With affectionate good wishes to you and your family. As ever. Mary Pickford. May13- 1955." (B) 
Price: 500.00 USD
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13 Riley, Philip J. (Ed.) A BLIND BARGAIN.
ATLANTIC CITY MAGICIMAGE. 1988 First Edition. Cloth Fine Dust Jacket Included 
Fine in a priceclipped, about fine dj. A reconstruction of a lost Lon Chaney silent film. Numerous illustrations. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14 Ross, Lillian. MOMENTS WITH CHAPLIN.
NY DODD, MEAD. 1980 First Edition. Cloth Fine Dust Jacket Included 
Fine in a priceclipped, otherwise fine dj. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Sherriff, R.C. (Text) May, F.S. (Illustrations) THE COCK-EYED WORLD.
FOX FILM CO. LTD. LONDON 1929 1929 First Edition. Soft Cover Fine 
Close to fine copy in decorated stapled wrappers. (Trifle staining around staples at spine) An appreciation written by Sherriff, author of the memorable play "Journey's End", in which he pays homage to the two irrepressable characters from the film "What Price Glory", Flagg & Quirt. (Wonderfully played by actors Victor McLaglen & Edmund Lowe) Illustrated. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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16 Swanson, Gloria. SWANSON ON SWANSON.
LONDON MICHAEL JOSEPH. 1981 First British Edition. Hardcover Near fine Dust Jacket Included Signed by Author(s)
SIGNED by Gloria Swanson on the title page. Near fine in a priceclipped, otherwise Nf. dj. (Quarter-size soil spot at bottom edge. Couple of short edge tears in dj.) 
Price: 125.00 USD
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17 Thomas, Edward. WALES.
LONDON A.C. BLACK. 1905 First Edition. Full-Leather Fine Fowler, Robert. (Paintings) 
From the library of noted silent film actress Mary Miles Minter, with an inscription to her on the first blank, dated in 1922 by a certain Clifford Morgan. Beneath the original inscription is a paragraph related to Edward S. Jones & the Welsh language, in an unknown hand, possibly Miss Minter's, dated 1966. The book has been rebound in red leather, with raised bands, and gilt top edge. The front cover is weakly attached, with the inner hinge cracked. Tips of covers lightly skinned. Contents fine. Beautiful paintings by Fowler of locales in Wales. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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18 Valentino, Rudolph. (Contributor) MOVIE WEEKLY. MAY 3, 1924.
NY MOVIE WEEKLY PUBLISHING CORP. 1924 First Edition. 
Very good+ or better in sepia toned stapled wrappers. (12 1/2" X 9 1/4") (32pp.) (Slender chip in body of front cover) Features Rudolph Valentino's article "My own story of my trip abroad." Photo of actress Betty Jewel on front cover. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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19 Valentino, Rudolph. (Cover) MOVIE WEEKLY. DECEMBER 1, 1923.
NY MOVIE WEEKLY PUBLISHING CORP. 1923 First Edition. 
Near fine in sepia toned tall stapled wrappers. (12 1/2" X 9 1/4") (32pp.) (Only the mildest hint of shelfwear to covers) Several articles on Baby Peggy. Rudolph Valentino cover and story. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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20 Von Stoheim, Eric. PAPRIKA.
NY: BEACON. 1950 1950 First Edition. Soft Cover Fine 
First Paperback Edition. About fine in luridly suggestive pictorial printed wrappers. (Hint of toning to paper in text) 
Price: 50.00 USD
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