Oxford: Clarendon, 1946. Filled with equations, tables, graphs. viii + 265 pages, 8vo, black cloth; ink ownership stamp inside front cover, some foxing to inside covers and endpapers, covers rubbed. Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1946. Text is clean and bright, a very good copy.
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Ed. by Joe McCarthy. 359pp., 8vo, cloth, d.w.; (d.w. lightly worn & chipped). Garden City, 1965. Very good.
Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1956. With 11 photographic illustrations. 380pp. 8vo, blue cloth (worn spine). Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press, (1956). Internally fine; a good copy.
327pp. 8vo, cloth, d.w. Indianapolis, (1972). Very good.
1950. Autographed letter signed, expressing affection for well-known British actor Robert "Bobby" Andrews. Includes a delightful, ink-drawn self portrait of Bankhead thumbing her nose at Andrews. 2 pages on front and back of guest book paper and includes wishes and signatures from five other people including playwright Noel Coward and actress Adele Astaire Cavendish on verso. 8" x 10". No place, no date, circa 1950. Very good condition. "You know what I think of you so why hint. But as...
New York: Rinehart, 1958. 280pp. small 8vo, cloth, d.w.; upper corner of text dampstained. New York: Rinehart, (1958).
1979. A Reminiscence of the Theatre, Movies and T.V. Illus., 8vo, cloth-backed boards, d.w. New York: Doubleday, 1979. Inscribed by Bellamy. Very good.
1974. Illus. 337pp. 8vo, cloth, (faded). N.Y.: Delacorte Press, (1974).
Bernal, Argentina: 1924. 1 page, 5 x 8.25 inches, Berrnal, Argentina, June, 1924 -- translated in full: "The radio will one day be able to transport human ideas to the ends of the earth. Bernal June 1924, C. Braggio." Very good condition. Argentinean inventor who developed a booster to increase the range of two-way radios. He set the world distance record for two-way radio communication in 1924 with a relay between Argentina and China. This is essentially a manuscript souvenir...
New York: New Directions, 1943. A Play for the Radio. Translated by H.R. Hays for the Poets of the Year. Thin 8vo, printed dust wrapper over plain card wrappers; stapled. New York: New Directions, (1943). First American Edition. Penciled ownership signature.
1930. 9.75 x 7.75-inch black-and-white photo of Brice seated with her arms folded, staring warmly at the camera -- no place, no date, circa 1930. Inscribed with excellent contrast in the upper right corner: "To my dear Pal Belle with love Fannie." Matted in light gray and set in a silver frame measuring 15.25 x 13.5 inches. Near fine condition.
1945. 2 pages combined into one sheet measuring 10 x 6 inches, no place, October 9, 1945. In this letter to a close friend, Brice mentions a recent radio performance and asks for real estate help, in part: "Did you listen in on the program last Sunday. I do hope so as I would like to get your reaction. It felt so good to be back in harness again and I'm so grateful that I wasn't a bit worried or...
1931. 13.75 x 10.5 inches, sepia tone, no place, September 11, 1931. Boldly inscribed: "To Nelson - With a sincere wish for your future happiness, Joe E. Brown 9/11/31." Upper right corner chipped; tiny spots in the background. Very good(-) condition. American actor, most famous for his role as millionaire Osgood Fielding III in Billy Wilder's "Some Like It Hot."
1958. N.Y., (1958).
1972. 392pp. 8vo, cloth. N.Y., (1972).
1942. Caldwell offers to do another broadcast for the Council for Democracy, as the first one was so well received. Included are carbon copies of letters to Caldwell concerning the project. January 15, 1942.
1976. Profusely illustrated. 256pp. 4to, cloth, d.w. (slightly worn). N.Y.: Rutledge Book, 1976. DUP in Drama - d.w. worn, ink inscription to front flyleaf. vg. DUP in Drama- Very good copy in a very good price-clipped dust wrapper.
New York: Rutledge, 1976. Profusely illustrated. 256 pages. 4to, ocher colored cloth, Dust wrapper (sunned at spine). N.Y.: Rutledge Book, 1976. A fine copy in a very good(+) price-clipped dust wrapper.
New York: Holt, 1945. Thin 8vo, d.w. N.Y.: Holt, (1945). First Edition. A verse play, written for radio. Review copy, autographed by the author.
New York: Harper, 1942. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. chipped. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1942. First Edition. A near fine copy.
Delrany Beach: Levenger, 2006. Introduction by Richard M. Langworth. Square 8vo, terra cotta cloth. Delray Beach:Levenger, 2006. First Edition. Fine. Facsimiles of the first & final drafts, plus an unopend CD of the BBC Radio Broadcast.
New York: Crown, 2002. 8vo, two-toned boards, d.w. New York: Crown, (2002). Near Fine.
1952. 301pp. 8vo, cloth. d.w. N.Y., 1952.
1942. 1 page on plain paper, 4.5 x 5 inches, written diagonally, no place, May 22, 1942, to radio host Mary McBride, in full: "In appreciation of her having me on her program." Uneven toning at the top left corner; uneven edge on the lower left. Very good(-) condition. African-American poet, author, and scholar who was a leading figure in the Harlem Renaissance. He died at the age of 43.
Indianapolis: George F. Cram, 1931. Map within booklet. Lithograph. Map at center pages of booklet measures 8" x 11.5". Booklet measures 8" x 5.75". Back cover of booklet is missing, and front cover is detached. Charming map shows comparative time and date lines with a log book that lists the 720 authorized radio broadcasting locations. Log book includes Call Letters; list of stations by States, Provinces and Cities; Chain Broadcasting Systems; Principal Short-Wave and Television Stations of the World, Principle Television Stations, Standard Time Divisions.