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1962. Unaccredited matte-finish black-and-white 10 x 8-inch half-length image of Bailey, no place, no date, circa 1962. Inscribed: "To Helen, My Very Best, Love Pearl." Tiny creases on the lower corners but still in very good condition. American singer and actress who appeared on the stage, screen and television.
New York: 1930. Vintage matte-finish black-and-white photograph, 9.25 x 5.75 inches, Murray Korman, New York, A full-length image depicting Baker dressed in a sequined gown. Boldly signed in full. No date, circa 1930. Small crease on the right side, but still in very good condition. American-born French dancer, singer, and actress who came to be known in various circles as the "Black Pearl," "Bronze Venus," and the "Creole Goddess."
1940. 2 pages (front and back) on plain typing paper, 11 x 8.5 inches, no place, dated "Tuesday," no year, circa 1940. Half-typed, half-penciled autographed letter signed "Faith," discussing her difficulties with a particular assignment, in part: "...You mustn't mind saying I don't think I can do a good John Smith out of this one. Its [sic] just that I did it the one way I saw it and feel sort of empty about it. And my personal feelings about.....
1965. 2 pages (front and back), 11 x 8.5 inches, no place, no date, circa 1965. Typed on plain paper with numerous handwritten corrections, in part: "...This story you told me has no plot. And knowing WFB from old and his interest in young love and new plot and plenty of action I am rather alarmed. So if this doesn't suit the magazine, no hard feelings..." Signed "Faith" with handwritten postscript regarding a story submission. Natural folds, paperclip impression in.....
London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1895. Introduction by Andrew Lang. 12 etchings by C.O. Murray, 87pp., 4to, burgundy cloth, gilt-lettered spine, t.e.g., tissue guards. London and New York: Lawrence and Bullen/Longmans, Green, 1895. Fine. Traditional and romantic ballads of ancient Europe, Scotland and England. Limited to one of 750 copies.
1950. A stunning 13.25 x 10.5-inch black-and-white photograph of Bankhead in motion. No place, no date, circa 1950. Inscribed over the white background of her cardigan and blouse: "For Suzanne all my love from Tallulah." Stamped on the back by Miami photographer Ray Fisher. Several small creases; very good condition.
Jackson: Mississippi Museum of Art, 2006. Illustrated in color. 167 pages, 4to, grey boards with tan cloth spine, die cut window revealing color image beneath. Jackson: Mississippi Museum of Art, 2006. A very near fine copy. Correspondence between O'Keeffe and her longtime conservator, Caroline Keck.
New York: Guido Bruno, 1915. 8 Rhythms and 5 Drawings. Narrow 8vo, loose in printed gold wrappers. N.Y.: Guido Bruno, 1915. The author's scarce first book. Published as a special series of Bruno Chap Books. Good copy of this ephemera, except for puncture holes coming through the back cover and some pages, not affecting the illustrations.