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Melbourne's Screen Pictorial


Published by Melbourne's Screen Pictorial, Inc ND, New York
Condition: Good Soft cover

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Lg. 4to. 50pp. Gray wrappers richly decorated in gold and black, protected by modern mylar. Verso of front- and rear cover with illustration in gold. Title-page in golden floral border with textured tissue guard. Rare publication looking at movies and stars of the silent film era. Illustrated with photographic reproductions in b/w and sepia-tone of Colleen Moore, Lon Chaney, Renee Adoree, Bebe Daniels and James Hall. Also includes still shots from the movies Orchids and Ermine, Mr. Wu and The King of Kings. Portrait of each actor with facsimile signatures. One page with list of cast of Cecile B. de Mille's "The King of Kings" with facsimile signatures of 13 actors from the movie. Ten advertisement pages (mostly illustrated) in rear. Chipping, creasing and tearing to edges of wraps. Wraps in good-, interior in very good condition. Scarce. Contents: Orchids and Ermine. The Story of the Play by Frances Smith Dean / Mr. Wu. The Story of the Play, by Uarda McCarty / King of Kings. The Story of the Play, by Barrett C. Kiesling / Senorita. The Story of the Play, by Jay M. Schreck / John Gilbert asks for Realism, by Katherine Albert / Laura La Plante's Confession, by Laura La Plante. Bookseller Inventory # 23258

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Title: Melbourne's Screen Pictorial

Publisher: Melbourne's Screen Pictorial, Inc ND, New York

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:Good

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Since 1985 we offer individual books for sale from our inventory of 150,000 rare, out-of-print and antiquarian volumes on many topics, with an emphasis on Judaica, Hebraica, Bibles and rabbinics, the fine and decorative arts, architecture, photography, textile and wallpaper sample books, Bauhaus and the avant garde, expressionist dance, Olympic Games and sport, the ancient near-east and archeology, erotica, illustrated and foreign-language books, especially German, Yiddish, Polish and Hebrew, as well as books from the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich, plus Russian constructivist materials. We create book collections, both large and small, for individuals, decorators, archives and libraries¿currently available: a 10,000-volume research collection on Judaica in the German language. In addition, we maintain a beguiling selection of original works of art and photography. Eric Chaim Kline provides appraisal services for estate, insurance and tax purposes, often helping to match book donors with libraries and museums. We purchase books of merit and entire collections; we also take books on consignment with favorable terms. We are a rental source for movie and tv production, occasionally providing the prop on which the plot turns. Traveling throughout the U.S. and Europe, Eric Chaim Kline has been buying and selling old and rare books since the 1980¿s, when in graduate school at Brandeis University. Proprietor of bookshops in several Los Angeles locations since 1985, he hosts visitors by appointment in our lively bookstore and ships books to collectors, libraries and museums worldwide. Kline occasionally lectures on topics in book collecting and Jewish studies. He sponsors the annual Bibliography Award granted by the Association of Jewish Libraries and serves on the national board of the Antiquarian Booksellers¿ Association of America. We welcome your inquiries.

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