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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 572

    TOWNE, Robert (b. 1934). Chinatown. Santa Barbara: Neville, 1983.

    Price Realised  

    TOWNE, Robert (b. 1934). Chinatown. Santa Barbara: Neville, 1983.

    8o. Illustrated. Original gilt lettered red leather.

    LIMITED EDITION, letter R of 26 lettered copies of a total edition of 376, signed by ROBERT TOWNE AND JACK NICHOLSON. This screenplay of the 1974 film, directed by Roman Polanksi and starring Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway, won Towne an Academy Award.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN