New York: Delilah Books, 1981. Book by Neal Peters and David Smith; signed by Ann-Margret. Profusely illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs. 256 pages, 4to, silver-stamped white boards, dust wrapper (edge-worn). New York: Delilah Books, (1981). A very good copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper. Boldly inscribed in purple marker on a preliminary blank page: "For David~ Affectionately, Ann-Margret."
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.
1905. Vintage 5.25 x 3.25-inch postcard featuring a three-quarters bust-portrait of the actress with an intense look, no place, no date, circa 1905. Boldly signed in full across the bottom of the photo. Small crease in the upper right corner, but still in very good condition. Float-mounted on a dark gray background, matted in white, and set in a white wooden frame measuring 9.25 x 7 inches.
1974. 13 x 10-inch black-and-white photo of Berle on stage dressed in an outlandish costume -- no place, 1974. Inscribed across his stomach: "To Julie with love, Milton Berle." Matted in off-white and set in a black frame measuring 18.5 x 15.5 inches. One tiny crease, but otherwise in fine condition. American actor and television star.
Extremely scarce IS, 8" x 10", black and white, a glamorous shoulder-up image by Mitchell, c. 1925, possibly her first promotional photos, inscribed: "To Captain Joe - Who pushes a button and on we go - Best always - Shirley Booth." *This photograph was inscribed to Joe Olney, a highly regarded stage manager whose Broadway career spanned nearly fifty years. Condition: a few minor striations, otherwise in very good condition. American actress best remembered for her role in 'Come Back...
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1991. Written with Hal Goldman. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 189 pages, 8vo, white and blue boards (tiny stain on the front cover), dust wrapper. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1991). First edition. A near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Boldly signed on the front free endpaper: "Best, George Burns."
New York: 1973. 4 pages, 11 x 8.5 inches, New York City, April 11, 1973. In this contract, which is signed in full, Capote agrees to render his services as an on-camera/off-camera host and interviewer in connection with two television programs, in part: "...We will accord you screen credit on a separate card or crawl frame of the main title of each program following the announcement of the main title, "CRIMEWATCH", substantially as follows: "WITH TRUMAN CAPOTE." Very good(+) condition.
Boston: 1970. 2 pages on "Li'L Abner" stationery, 8 x 8.5 inches, April 20, 1970 [written on envelope]. In this letter, Capp responds to a young lady who has written to columnist Harry Harris, a friend of Capp's from the "Philadelphia Inquirer," in part: "...I read your letter to Harry Harris in which you sympathized with me for playing 'Daniel' to a 'lion's den' of nasty students on the Educational program 'The Show'...They had been instructed, they said, by the...
1958. 2 pages (front and back) on personal stationery, 10.5 x 7.25 inches, no place, May 6, 1958. In this letter, Carney thanks theatrical public relations man William Fields for sending him sports shirts and wishing him a healthy recovery from a bout of sickness, in part: "...Hope that I'll be able to see you soon. Right now - I'm doing nothing but sitting on my Irish Fanny - happy to be idle!..." Several horizontal folds; very good condition.
New York: 1976. 1 page, 7 x 6 inches, New York, July 8, 1976, written eight months before her death to journalist John Mariani, in part: "...Of course I remember you. I sent you a copy of your first letter to Bucky and I believe she wrote me that she had talked to you about it. I would love to see you and Bucky, but I am going through the paintings of my apartment - new stove, ovens, etc. -...
1959. 7 x 7-inch black-and-white photo of Darin leaning into view and staring at the camera -- no place, no date, circa 1959. Inscribed in the upper right corner: "To Lee Love ya! Bobby Darin." Matted in white and set in a black frame measuring 11.5 x 11.5 inches. Several faint creases but overall in very good condition. American singer, songwriter, and actor, who died from heart failure at the age of 37.
1935. 10 x 8 inches including a half-inch white border, no place, circa 1935. This black-and-white half-portrait depicts de Forest with deep-set, shadowed eyes and a handsome, knowing smile. Inscribed with excellent contrast on the right side: "To Dr. Alfred Kaiser from Lee de Forest." Faint creasing; near fine condition. American inventor and technical innovator in radio, film, and television.
New York: Abrams, no date. With some reflections on David Douglas Duncan as television journalist by Chet Huntley; and an introduction by Reuven Frank, president of NBC News. 325 illustraions. 240pp., tall 4to, teal cloth, dust wrapper. New York: Abrams., n.d. A near fine cop in a near fine dust wrapper.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1982. Illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs. 208 pages, 4to, blue and tan cloth-backed boards, dust wrapper. New York: Simon and Schuster, (1982). First edition. A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To Lori, Best Always to a wonderful person, Lou Ferrigno."