3 December 2007
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
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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