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Published by New York Macaulay 1935, 1935
From James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., ABAA (Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A.)

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First Edition. Rare copy inscribed and signed by the author, Erich Von Stroheim. Flamboyantly inscribed in red ink: ÒRead it! Like it! Talk about it! Write about it! Make your friends BUY it! - To Else, who bleached my PaprikaÕs black hair.and to Edwin.with the affectionate regard of Erich V. Stroheim. Brentwood Heights, Feb. 24th 1935.Ó Fine in a very good dust jacket with some light chipping and small tears. First novel written by the famed director of such films as Greed, Foolish Wives, The Merry Widow, The Wedding March, etc. The tale of a half-white Gypsy queen: ÒPaprika as a story uncovers with the blunt scalpel of realism the sadism inherent in the sexual plexus of a womanÕs being.Ó Intended by Von Stroheim to be the basis of one of his film projects. Bookseller Inventory # 12570J

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Title: Paprika

Publisher: New York Macaulay 1935

Publication Date: 1935

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Staff: James Pepper, Rebecca Traver, Deborah Sanford. Member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America

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TERMS: Our Telephone Number is 805-963-1025. Our address is James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., 3463 State Street, Suite 271, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. Our email address is We have an answering machine for telephone messages outside of business hours. California residents must add state sales tax

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