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Perhaps nothing tells the story of popluar culture than the posters we create. Concerts classical and rock. Plays, movies and auctions. From commercial advertisements to works of the WPA. This is the story of the way we lived.

Metropolis (Original UK Program for the 1927 film) by Lang, Fritz (director); Thea von Harbou (screenplay, novel)

London: Wardour Films / Universum Film [UFA], 1927. Original program for the London premiere of the film on March 21st, 1927 at the Marble Arch Pavilion, preceded in English by the US release earlier that month but with different title cards. Director La...

From Royal Books, Inc.


A Collection of Motivational Poster Cards (Poster Sales Letters)

Chicago. C.J. Howard. 1927. Collection is contained in original imprinted cardboard C.J. Howard packaging box. 7"x4.75" when closed (horizontal folding card).7"x9.5" when opened. Each card presents a striking Art Deco multicolored lit...

From Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB



Paris, 1928. (Paris 1928) 4to, mustard cloth; front cover lettered in silver and black. Fine ( binding not raveled!) . Title page on translucent paper, portrait of Paul Poiret, half-title and introductory page of text. No other volume was published. Six t...

From marilyn braiterman rare books


Roman Holiday (Original poster) by Wyler, William (director); Dalton Trumbo writing as Ian McLellan Hunter (screenwriter); Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert (starring)

Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1953. American one sheet film poster for the classic 1953 romantic comedy, "Roman Holiday," directed by William Wyler, written for the screen by Dalton Trumbo (writing under the front Ian McLellan Hunter), and starring Greg...

From Royal Books, Inc.


Mickey Mouse in TOUCHDOWN MICKEY: Serigraph Movie Poster by DISNEY, Walt

Chicago: Circle Fine Art Corp. High color fine art serigraph from the original 1932 Walt Disney movie poster, 7 colors, 22 1/2"w x 31"h, Near Fine, faint creases at edges. A poster well suited for framing, will be shipped loosely rolled in a mai...

From Dale Steffey Books


Lolita (Original three-sheet film poster) by Nabokov, Vladimir (novel, screenwriter); Stanley Kubrick (director); James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon (starring)

Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1962. Original US three-sheet poster for the 1962 film. An iconic image for an iconic film. Kubrick's rendition of Nabokov's masterpiece is legendary in its own right, a work that stands ten feet above the ...

From Royal Books, Inc.


"Homage to the Square": Galerie Melki 2: Original Screenprint Exhibition Poster by Albers, Josef

Paris: Galerie Melki Original screenprint exhibition poster for Albers' show at Galerie Melki 13 Nov. 8 Dec., 73. Untitled, this is known as "Homage to the Square": Galerie Melki 2. Homage to the Square is Albers best known series. Near Fin...

From Dale Steffey Books


Metropolis (Original US herald for the 1927 film) by Lang, Fritz (director); Thea von Harbou (screenplay, novel), Channing Pollock (adaptation)

Hollywood: Universum Film [UFA] / Paramount Pictures, 1927. Original advertising herald for the US release of the 1927 film, a shortened 115 minute version re-cut by American playwright Channing Pollock, who is credited on the herald. Interestingly, th...

From Royal Books, Inc.


X3 Posters ; A British Council Exhibition: Silkscreen Exhibition Poster by Ken Meharg and Bob Linney

London: X3 Posters RARE exhibition poster, no date, circa 1982- 1990 ( possibly 1989, the numbers 8 an 9 printed on the hands lower left), by Ken Meharg and Bob Linney, who ran the poster operation for Birmingham Arts Laboratory or Arts Lab, an experimen...

From Dale Steffey Books


"Homage to the Square": Galerie Melki 1: Original Screenprint Exhibition Poster by Albers, Josef

Paris: Galerie Melki, 1973. Original screenprint exhibition poster for Albers' show at Galerie Melki 13 Nov. 8 Dec., 73. Untitled, this is known as "Homage to the Square": Galerie Melki 1. Homage to the Square is Albers best known series. N...

From Dale Steffey Books


Plows Not Guns for Vietnam: Hand Silkscreened Anti-War Poster by Newman, Earl (Artist)

No Place: Earl Newman RARE. No place ( Venice, California), no date ( 1963), original and powerful Earl Newman anti-Vietnam War poster. Near Fine, faint creasing, 2' area of discoloration around "G" in Guns. Well suited for framing, will b...

From Dale Steffey Books


Birth of a Nation Poster by GRIFFITH D.W

1921. (GRIFFITH, D.W.). Birth of a Nation Poster. No place, [1921]. Broadside, measuring 29 by 41 inches, closely framed. $6000.Very large original movie poster produced for the 1921 re-release of D.W. Griffith's pioneering film, The Birth of a Natio...

From Bauman Rare Books


Cody's Books: Poster by Goines, David Lance (Artist)

Berkeley, CA: Saint Hieronymus Press, 1983. Goines #101, 1983, one of 2350 copies, 17 1/2" x 24 ", 11 colors including gold foil stamping done by Marier Engraving, commissioned by Andy Ross. Near Fine, tiny rub along left edge near bottom. A gor...

From Dale Steffey Books


Walt Disney's FANTASIA; Promotional Poster by Culhane, John

New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1983. SCARCE poster created for the 1983 ABA trade show, distributed in limited numbers, featuring Mickey Mouse in costume as the sorcerer's apprentice. Near Fine, neatly folded into quarters,as issued.. 21"w x 29"...

From Dale Steffey Books


Hand-drawing Cultural Revolution propaganda poster: by Revolutionary Committee of Epidemic Prevention of Yunnan Province

Hand-drawing Chinese propaganda poster: "Holding highly the flags of Maoism Thought to eliminate leptospirosis thoroughly." 1971. 89cm x 62cm. All of the painting and red Chinese characters are hand-drawing, only the below black Chinese characters were ty...

From Asia Medicine and Humanities Books


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