(Cinema) THE MOTION PICTURE ALMANAC / Pictures and Personalities / compiled and edited by the staff of Exhibitors Herald-World. Quigley Publishing Co., Chicago, 1930. 4to size book, original boards w/rubbing along the extreme outer edges & overall lite wear, faint tiny age spotting, some age graying to back cover. The spine has been covered over with an early cloth tape and there is no way of knowing how much (if any) of the original spine covering remains, the spine cloth is detaching in places and has the title hand written in pen. The inner hinge of back cover is splitting. 246-pages, the text clean throughout and reasonably tight. Some age graying to inner front cover and lite wear to opposing first page, the last page of book with an unknown substance glued to leaf in some very thin but long lines. With a wealth of information and ads on the early American cinema. Very scarce!. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Motion Picture Almanac, Pictures and ...
Publisher: Quigley Publishing
Publication Date: 1930
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description Quigley Co., 1929. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Hardback: exlibrary: bound copy of 1929 issues--spine tight: pages unmarked: cover good. Bookseller Inventory # 150617009W1
Book Description Quigley, Chicago, 1930. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Rebound in ex-library buckrum, otherwise nice, clean copy of this rare early Hollywood volume. 246 pages, many illustrations. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1204564501
Book Description The Quigley Publishing Company, Chicago, 1929. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair-Good+. First edition. Large quarto. 227, pp. Original half black cloth over photo-illustrated paper covered boards. First published in 1929 by Quigley Publishing, "The Motion Picture Almanac" (it took its current longer name of "International Motion Picture Almanac" in 1936) is an annual reference of the motion picture industry and the people involved in it. This rare very first issue contains over a hundred pages of biographies and reference material. It catalogs films released, highlights events, provides comprehensive listings of industry companies and personnel, reprints company financial statements, and contains evocative advertisements from industry suppliers, vendors, producers, stars and directors. Includes numerous b/w photographic reproductions of some of the most famous Hollywood stars and directors of the period, such as: Colleen Moore, Lois Moran, Harold Lloyd, D. W. Griffith, Billie Dove, Richard Dix, Laura La Plante, George O'Brien, Estelle Taylor, Ken Maynard, Charley Chase, Ernst Lubitsch, Gary Cooper, Jean Darling, Joe Cobb, etc.). Ex-library copy, with reference number at tail of spine and inside of front cover. Head and tail of spine frayed and partly chipped. First 2 leaves disbound but present. Previous owner's name dated January 24, 1931 at upper inner margin of page 7 (not affecting text). Binding in overall fair, interior in good+ condition. Bookseller Inventory # 38407