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Doctor Who : The Early Years

By: Bentham, Jeremy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: W. H. Allen: 1987

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 6300

ISBN: 0863791700

Condition: Very Good+


220 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Tall softcover, 220 pages, 14 beautiful rare color photos and designs, over 160 b/w photos, drawings, dragrams, etc, with captions. ; Copyright 1986. This is 3rd printing, 1987. ; 'A detailed account of origins and making of world's longest running science fiction series', which was launched by BBC November 1963. Includes: Original Dalek blueprints and creature design. Interviews. Rare photos including stills from destroyed episodes. Det... View more info

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Dangerously Funny : The Uncensored Story of the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour

By: Bianculli, David

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Touchstone/Simon & Schuster: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16442

ISBN: 1439101167

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


382 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, brown and orange boards, 382 pages, index, bibliography, 37 b/w photos on glossy plates, with captions. ; 'A dramatic behind-the-scenes look at the rise and fall of one of the most controversial and provocative television programs ever aired in the US.' The Smothers Brothers starred in their own variety program for a brief two and a half years when they were suddenly cancelled under pressure from the Nixon administration for th... View more info

Cinefantastique Magazine Volume 12 : Numbers 1-4, 1982

By: Clarke, Frederick S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cinefantastique: 1982

Seller ID: 20371

Condition: Near Fine


4to (11") 28 cm; Glossy magazine format, about 60 pages per issue, lots of great articles, tons of b/w photos, color photo section in center. ; Some nudes. ; Fantastic magazine focusing on fantasy, science fiction, horror movies and their special effects. ; Cover art for each issue: 1) Ghost Story. 2-3) double issue Conan the Barbarian. 4) Cat People. ; No defects. Carefully stored from day one. View more info

Cinefantastique Magazine Volume 8 : Numbers 1-4, 1979

By: Clarke, Frederick S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cinefantastique: 1979

Seller ID: 20372

Condition: Near Fine


4to (11") 28 cm; Glossy magazine format, about 50 pages per issue, lots of great articles, tons of b/w photos, small section in color. ; Fantastic magazine focusing on fantasy, science fiction, horror movies and their special effects. ; Cover art for each issue: 1) Primevals. 2-3) double issue Forbidden Planet. 4) Superman. ; No defects. Carefully stored from day one. View more info

Cinefantastique Magazine Volume 7 : Numbers 1-4, 1978

By: Clarke, Frederick S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cinefantastique: 1978

Seller ID: 20373

Condition: Near Fine


4to (11") 28 cm; Glossy magazine format, about 50 pages per issue, lots of great articles, tons of b/w photos, small section in color. ; Fantastic magazine focusing on fantasy, science fiction, horror movies and their special effects. ; Cover art for each issue: 1) double issue Star Wars. 2) Hans J. Salter. 3-4) double issue Close Encounters; No defects. Carefully stored from day one. View more info

Cinefantastique Magazine Volume 9 : Numbers 1-4, 1980

By: Clarke, Frederick S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cinefantastique: 1980

Seller ID: 20374

Condition: Near Fine


4to (11") 28 cm; Glossy magazine format, about 50 pages per issue, lots of great articles, tons of b/w photos, large sections in color. ; Fantastic magazine focusing on fantasy, science fiction, horror movies and their special effects. ; Cover art for each issue: 1) Alien. 2) Salem's Lot. 3-4) double issue Black Hole; No defects. Carefully stored from day one. View more info

Cinefantastique Magazine Volume 10 : Numbers 1-4, 1981

By: Clarke, Frederick S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cinefantastique: 1981

Seller ID: 20376

Condition: Near Fine


4to (11") 28 cm; Glossy magazine format, about 50 pages per issue, lots of great articles, tons of b/w photos, large sections in color. ; Some nudes. Fantastic magazine focusing on fantasy, science fiction, horror movies and their special effects. ; Cover art for each issue: 1) John Carpenter. 2) The Birds. 3) Clash of the Titans. 4) David Cronenberg. ; No defects except one issue has small closed tear near heel, carefully repaired with invisible tape. View more info

Cinefantastique Magazine Volume 11 : Numbers 1-4, 1982

By: Clarke, Frederick S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cinefantastique: 1982

Seller ID: 20377

Condition: Near Fine


4to (11") 28 cm; Glossy magazine format, about 50 pages per issue, lots of great articles, tons of b/w photos, with many sections in color. ; Some nudes. Fantastic magazine focusing on fantasy, science fiction, horror movies and their special effects. ; Cover art for each issue: 1) Dick Smith. 2) Altered States. 3) Conan the Barbarian. 4) Ray Harryhausen. ; No defects. All well cared for. View more info

Cinefantastique Magazine Volume 13 : Numbers 1-6, 1983

By: Clarke, Frederick S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cinefantastique: 1983

Seller ID: 20379

Condition: Near Fine


4to (11") 28 cm; Glossy magazine format, about 56 pages per issue, lots of great articles, tons of b/w photos, many sections in color. ; Fantastic magazine focusing on fantasy, science fiction, horror movies and their special effects. ; Cover art for each issue: 1) Creep Show. 2-3) double issue The Thing. 4) Dark Crystal. 5) Something Wicked This Way Comes. 6) double issue 3-D Effects. ; All intact. Minor edgewear only. View more info

Cinefantastique Magazine Volume 14 : Numbers 2-5, 1984

By: Clarke, Frederick S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cinefantastique: 1984

Seller ID: 20380

Condition: Near Fine


4to (11") 28 cm; Glossy magazine format, about 56 pages per issue, lots of great articles, tons of b/w photos, many sections in color. ; Fantastic magazine focusing on fantasy, science fiction, horror movies and their special effects. ; Cover art for each issue: 2) Dead Zone. 3) 20,000 Leagues under the Sea. 4-5) double issue Dune (and Eraserhead) (Vol-14 No-1 is not part of this lot, it is part of double issue with Vol-13 No-6, which we also have) ; All intact. Mino... View more info

Cinefantastique Magazine Volume 15 : Numbers 1-5, 1985

By: Clarke, Frederick S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cinefantastique: 1985

Seller ID: 20381

Condition: Near Fine


4to (11") 28 cm; Glossy magazine format, about 60 pages per issue, lots of great articles, tons of b/w and color photos. ; Fantastic magazine focusing on fantasy, science fiction, horror movies and their special effects. ; Cover art for each issue: 1) Last Starfighter. 2) Peter Kuran. 3) Lifeforce. 4) Return of the Living Dead. 5) Legend. ; No visible wear. View more info

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Television News : Volume 1, Number 1, March-April 1931

By: Gernsback, Hugo

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Popular Book Corporation: 1931

Seller ID: 17550

Condition: Poor


80 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, red illustrated cover, side-stapled binding, 80 pages, dozens of b/w photos and diagrams. Ads for radio jobs, television parts and receivers, etc. Beautiful full-color cover illustration showing artist's rendition of two men watching a boxing match broadcast. ; This is Volume 1, Number 1, of the first magazine in the world devoted to television technology, engineering, broadcasting and programming. Many articles by various e... View more info

Image for Television News :  Volume 1, Number 3, July-August 1931

Television News : Volume 1, Number 3, July-August 1931

By: Gernsback, Hugo

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Popular Book Corporation: 1931

Seller ID: 17561

Condition: Very Good-


80 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, blue illustrated cover, side-stapled binding, 80 pages numbered 161 to 240, dozens of b/w photos and diagrams. Ads for speakers, power supplies, television parts and receivers, etc. Beautiful full-color cover illustration showing artist's rendition of a young couple watching a banjo player broadcast on a Jenkins (brand) Crater Tube Television Projector. ; This is Volume 1, Number 3, of the first magazine in the world devoted... View more info

Image for Television News :  Volume 1, Number 5, November-December 1931

Television News : Volume 1, Number 5, November-December 1931

By: Gernsback, Hugo

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Popular Book Corporation: 1931

Seller ID: 17562

Condition: Very Good


80 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, green illustrated cover, side-stapled binding, 80 pages numbered 321 to 400, dozens of b/w photos and diagrams. Ads for television parts and accessories, vacuum tubes, neontron tubes, etc. Beautiful full-color cover illustration showing artist's rendition of baseball game being televised, which occurred in Japan. ; This is Volume 1, Number 5, of the first magazine in the world devoted to television technology, engineering, b... View more info

Image for Television News :  Volume 1, Number 6, January-February 1932

Television News : Volume 1, Number 6, January-February 1932

By: Gernsback, Hugo

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Popular Book Corporation: 1932

Seller ID: 17563

Condition: Very Good+


64 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, blue illustrated cover, side-stapled binding, 64 pages numbered 401 to 464, dozens of b/w photos and diagrams. Ads for television kits, broadcasting schools, Sanabria Television Corporation, etc. Table listing every TV broadcaster in US, with specs. Beautiful full-color cover illustration showing artist's rendition of a magician pulling a rabbit out of a hat in front of a scanner (camera) and being televised on a screen. ; T... View more info

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Square N Round : The Square and Round Dance News of the World, January 1955

By: Gotcher, Les; Illustrated by Hanson Williams

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Les Gotcher Enterprises: 1955

Seller ID: 18698

Condition: Very Good+


36 pages; 4to (10") 27 cm; Softcover, orange covers, 36 pages, b/w photos throughout. ; Square dance news from USA and Canada. Includes a number of new and original square dance calls by Jim Faulkenberry, Virg Knackstedt, Don Fleming, Dan and Madeline Allen, Jimmy Morris, Joe Boykin, Earl Moritz, Bob VanAntwerp, Mel Zwicki, Eddie Reed. ; Volume 3, Number 1, January 1955, stated. Editor-publisher Les Gotcher. 47 regional asssociate editors listed. Special photos by Ha... View more info

Image for Finian's Rainbow Souvenir Program :  A Completely Captivating Musical Triumph

Finian's Rainbow Souvenir Program : A Completely Captivating Musical Triumph

By: Harburg, E. Y., and Burton Lane; Illustrated by Don Freeman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Show Business Enterprises: 1947

Seller ID: 20574

Condition: Near Fine


16 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall yellow softcover booklet, colorful illustration on front, 16 unnumbered glossy pages, several b/w drawings, 30 b/w photos. ; Programme for touring company. Includes behind-the-scenes essays by co-writer Fred Saidy and producer Lee Sabinson. ; Name and date faintly penciled inside front cover. No other defects. ; 3 items laid in: 1) full-sized glossy sheet listing additional cast with their bios. 2) Playgram, a half-sized programme for ... View more info

Cinemagic Magazine, the Guide to Fantastic Filmmaking : Numbers 1-3, 1979

By: Hutchison, David

Price: $45.00

Publisher: O'Quinn Studios: 1979

Seller ID: 20385

Condition: Near Fine


4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, color glossy covers, 34 pages each issue, magazine format, tons of b/w photos. ; Lotincludes: 1) Issue 1, Building Rocketship X-M, Backwinding Film for Special Effects, etc. 2) Issue 2, Building Model Spaceships, Making Fake Blood, Building Smoke Generators, etc. 3) Issue 3, Building Robots, Creating Electronic Special Effects, Basic Animation Techniques, etc. ; No defects. Quite scarce. View more info

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Paul Whiteman 1890-1967 : A Chronology

By: Johnson, Carl

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Williams College: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20901

Condition: Very Good


44 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Olive-green softcover booklet, 44 pages, 5 b/w illustrations and facsimiles, 15 appendixes, lists and sidebars. ; Published by Williams College and The Whiteman Collection, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1977. Not merely a chronology of early band leader and broadcaster Paul Whiteman but also a fascinating compilation of dates, names, events from the birth of Eubie Blake in 1883 to the Smithsonian six-record jazz album of 1973, covering Americ... View more info

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Violin and Keyboard, Complete in 2 Volumes : The Duo Repertoire

By: Loft, Abram

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Amadeus Press: 1991

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 20881

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


807 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Set of two hardcovers, black cloth, gold spine lettering, [xvi] + 360 + [xiv] + 417 pages, 807 total pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, appendix, hundreds of musical examples in text. ; Originally published 1973. This is 2nd edition, 1991. ; Vol-1, From the Seventeenth Century to Mozart. Vol-2, From Beethoven to the Present. ; Author analyses many great classical violin-and-piano duets. Not a book on technique but provides many unknow... View more info