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QUEER PEOPLE - SIGNED BY CARROLL & GARRETT GRAHAM - FIRST PRINTING & DUST JACKET
1930. SEE DETAILED DESCRIPTION & PHOTOS BELOW. [HOLLYWOOD NOVELS]. GRAHAM, CARROLL & GARRETT. Queer People. New York: Vanguard Press, 1930. First Edition, First Printing. Signed by the authors: "Carroll and Garrett Graham, June 19, 1930". On the front pastedown is the engraved theatrical scene bookplate of Fritz Tidden, who was the Hollywood publicist for great silent film director Erich von Stroheim, and is known to have been one of only 12 people who was shown the complete Greed, Von Stroheim's 1924 massive uncut 42 reel film masterpiece before it was dramatically cut by the studio to only 10 reels. A few small stains to cloth otherwise very good in a very good dust jacket with a few small chips and tears with the words office file copy stamped in a blank space on the rear panel. The front cover colorful artwork depicts a scantily clad beautiful actress posed in recline on a film set with a director and film crew filming her. Queer People is considered one of the true landmarks in the continuous evolution of the Hollywood novel. The novel's take of the bizarre and seamy side of the life of Hollywood during its golden age is like no other work of fiction. Very rare in jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: James Pepper Rare Books Inc (catstarbuck) [Santa Barbara, California, US]
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