2301 Indigo Lane
Glenview, IL, U.S.A.
Aah! Rare Chicago is an antiquarian Abebooks internet bookstore that has been in business for over 25 years from a Bricks and Mortar store to the Internet. We specialize in Chicago literary material including Chicago authors such as David Mamet, Ben Hecht, Vincent Starrett, George Ade, Mike Royko, Carl Sandburg, Gwendolyn Brooks, James T. Farrell, Eugene Field and many others. We have collections of turn of the century Chicago publishers such as Stone and Kimball and Way and Williams. There are special collections such as the 1968 Democratic Convention riots and subsequent Conspiracy Trial including street posters. We have a large collection of Chicago Crime and prostitution, John Dillenger, Al Capone and other crime characters from the 19th Century to the present time. Other collections on Chicago History, Prefire imprints, banking, Chicago Mayors and biographies of notable citizens. There is considerable ephemera included in the collections.
THE BEN HECHT COLLECTION HAS OVER 500 ITEMS THAT INCLUDE ALL OF HIS BOOK PUBLICATIONS, ORIGINAL STAGE AND MOVIE SCREEN SCRIPTS, MOVIE POSTERS, MAGAZINE PUBLICATIONS, BIOGRAPHIES, BIBLIOGRAPHIES,
AND OTHER EPHEMERA
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THERE ARE OVER 300 ITEMS IN THIS PERSONAL COLLECTION THAT HAS BEEN ACCUMULATED OVER THE LAST 30 YEARS. INCLUDED ARE FIRST AND FOREIGN EDITION, OF HIS BOOK PUBLICATION, THE VAST MAJORITY ARE IN PRISTINE AS NEW CONDITION. SOME ARE SIGNED OR STAMPED WITH HIS CHICAGO STAMP. INCLUDED ARE MULTIPLE "PRESS KITS" OF HIS EARLIEST STAGE PRODUCTIONS IN CHICAGO TO HIS LATER MOVIE PRODUCTIONS. ALS INCLUDED ARE MAGAZINE ARTICLES BY AND ABOUT MAMET AND HIS LITERARY WORK.
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