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The Blue Book of the Screen

Estimate: US$150 - US$250
Price realised:  US$96
Lot number 186, Views: 14

Title: The Blue Book of the Screen Author: Wing, Ruth, editor Place: Hollywood, CA Publisher: The Blue Book of the Screen, Inc. Date: [1923] Description: 415 pp. With numerous portrait illustrations from photographs. 27.5x19.7 cm (10¾x7¾"), synthetic boards. Replete with photographs and articles on actresses and actors of the silent film era, with some directors and producers, from the once famous to the now obscure, including Theda Bara, Lon Chaney, Bessie Love, Harold Lloyd, Pola Negri, Mabel Normand, Adolf Zukor, D.W. Griffith, Gloria Swanson, Blanche Sweet, and many others. Most of the portraits with facsimile inscriptions and signatures of the subjects. There are also articles on cinematographic techniques, and even a section on screen pets, with Brownie the wonder dog and Teddy the Great Dane among them. Lot Amendments Condition: Some marginal darkening, short tear to lower edge of title page; very good. Item number: 273133

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 591: Rare Americana & Travel, with Books & Maps from the Warren Heckrotte Collection
Date of the auction: 28 Jul 2016
Address: PBA Galleries
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