Signed by both authors on colophon. 715/2000. Folio. 346pp. Cream colored cloth, gold-stamped facsimile of Mae West's signature, gold lettering on spine, in original pictorial dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with both color and b/w reproductions of photographs of Mae west throughout her life. They portray her at home, at work on set, and with many other famous icons such as Noah Barry, Cary Grant, Helen Hayes, Adolph Zukor, Marlene Dietrich, Gary Cooper and Emanuel Cohen, W.C. Fields, Groucho Marx, and many, many others. As the introduction explains, "Tim Malachosky served Mae West during her final ten years as private secretary, confidant and friend. Sensing the importance of her comments and recollections, Tim included many, verbatim, in his diaries. while many claim a certain knowledge of the star, Tim Malachosky is the foremost living authority on Mae West." A 17" x 11" 13-page b/w printout copy of Time magazine's cover story, "Mae West: Going Strong at 75" published April 18, 1969 laid-in. Overall very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 22061
Synopsis: Large format book, approx 11 x 14 inches. This book commemorated the 100th anniversary of Mae West's birth. It is a limited edition of 2000, signed by both authors. The first author served as Miss West's personal secretary for the previous 10 years. It is profusely illustrated with b&w and color photographs of Mae West throughout the various stages of her life, and with other Hollywood icons such as Tony Curtis, Cary Grant, Marlene Dietrich, Randolph Scott, Ringo Starr, and many others.
Title: Mae West [SIGNED]
Publisher: Empire Publishing
Publication Date: 1993
Book Condition: vg
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: Limited edition.
Book Description Empire Pub, CA, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Limited Edition. Cream cloth boards with gilt Mae West signature stamped on cover. Gilt text on spine. Tinted-purple pictorial jacket with light creasing along edges. Front board displays signs of wear - small spots of dirt, raised spots in cloth near bottom and spine. Rear board is dotted with small stains and what look like pen or pencil marks that have imprinted into cover. None of this affects the text block or the spine, which are in near-fine condition. The book is a delightful, very large photographic survey of Miss West's career with accompanying recollections by her personal secretary, Tim Malachosky. Signed collector's edition of 2000, celebrating the 100-year anniversary of West's birth. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # ros15084
Book Description Empire Pub, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. 0963716948 Malachosky, Tim. Mae West. Greene, James. Lancaster, CA: Empire Publishing, 1993. Collector's edition. #0659 of 2000. 346pp. Indexed. Illustrated. Bibliography. Folio. White cloth. Signed by author. Book condition: Near fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near fine in plastic protector. Signed by Malachosky and Greene on number page. Centennial edition celebrating the 100th anniversary of Mae West's birthday. Seller Inventory # RMALMAE00KT