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Abbey, Edward. THE BRAVE COWBOY. Dodd, Mead, [1956]. First edition of the author's second and scarcest book. 8vo. The source for the 1962 Kirk Douglas movie, retitled "Lonely Are The Brave" and with the screenplay written by Dalton Trumbo. Hardcover. Fine in a fine, unfaded dust jacket that has been imperceptibly restored at the spine by a master conservator.               

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[Art]. Freeman, Don. A Whimsically Charming ORIGINAL PEN-AND-INK PORTRAIT OF WILIAM SAROYAN. 7" x 9". The portrait depicts Saroyan in a porkpie hat under which his hair and mustache swirl off horizontally. Signed by Freeman and dated March 9, 1971. In addition to being a renowned painter, Freeman designed several Saroyan dust jackets, notably of the latter's "The Human Comedy." Matted and framed under museum glass. Fine. 

 

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[Art]. Hockney, David. HOCKNEY'S ALPHABET: Drawings by David Hockney & Contributions by 25 Writers. London: Faber and Faber for the AIDS Crisis, 1991. First edition. Small folio. Edited by Stephen Spender. One of 300 copies (250 for sale) printed on Exhibition Fine Art Cartridge paper, specially bound in quarter vellum with handmade Fabriano Roma paper sides, signed by Hockney, Spender and 22 of the contributors. Four contributors, Paul Theroux, Ted Hughes, Gore Vidal and Anthony Burgess, were unavailable or otherwise engaged at the time and unable to sign the book. But the 22 who did sign constitute a who's who of contemporary British and American letters: Seamus Heaney, Martin Amis. Kazuo Ishiguru, Iris Murdoch, William Golding, Julian Barnes, V. S. Pritchett, William Boyd, John Updike, Joyce Carol Oates, Arthur Miller, Norman Mailer, Margaret Drabble, Ian McEwan, Doris Lessing , Susan Sontag, et al. An unmitigated triumph of the bookmaking art. Hardcover. Fine in publisher's box.  

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richter[Movies]. Richter, Hans. DREAMS THAT MONEY CAN BUY. New York: Films International of America, 1947. First edition. 8vo. 24-page program for the legendary Surrealist film. With a cover illustration by Max Ernst and illustrated throughout with scenes from the color film which was written, produced and directed by Hans Richter. The list of contributors to the production is awe-inspiring: Max Ernst, Man Ray, Marcel Duchamp, Alexander Calder, John Cage, Paul Bowles, Darius Milhaud, David Diamond, Libby Holman, Josh White, John Latouche, Julien Levy, and Jack Bittner who is the protagonist of the seven dreams. Pictorial wrappers. Fine.  
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TurnadotAshbery, John. TURANDOT And Other Poems. New York: Editions of the Tibor de Nagy Gallery, 1953. First edition of the poet's first book. 8vo. One of 300 copies. Decorated wrappers with label. A fine, fresh copy with the fragile yapp-edges but slightly creased.

 

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