29 June 2005
[BOOKS INTO FILM -- 1940s and 1950s]. FERBER, Edna. Giant. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1952. 8o. Original cloth; dust jacket. Provenance: Jimmy Starr (presentation inscription).
FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by the movie's co-producer Henry Ginsberg: "To -- Jimmy Starr -- Henry Ginsberg." Also SIGNED BY ELIZABETH TAYLOR AND GINGER ROGERS, with a typed quotation signed by Ferber tipped to the front pastedown.
[With:] FERBER. Showboat. Garden City: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1926. 8o. Original paper vellum-backed boards. LIMITED EDITION, number 118 of 201 copies signed by Ferber. -- STRUTHER, Jan. Mrs. Miniver. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1940. 8o. Original clloth; dust jacket; publisher's board box. FIRST TRADE EDITION, SIGNED by Struther. -- ANDERSON, Robert. Tea and Sympathy. New York: Random House, 1953. 8o. Original cloth; pictorial dust jacket; quarter morocco folding case. Provenance: Philip J. Young (presentation inscription). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by Deborah Kerr, who starred in the film, to Young: " For Philip -- My best love -- and all my gratitude. Deborah." Together 4 volumes, condition varies. (4)
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