27 - 28 October 1999
FRANKIE AND JOHNNY BY JOHN HUSTON
New York: Albert and Charles Boni, 1930.
Small 4to, original gilt cloth.
FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY,
inscribed by John Huston to Marilyn Monroe on the title page:"Marilyn dear/all those years ago when you were hardly born I wrote this for you - the perfect Frankie - Johnny (himself) Huston. Illustrated by Covarrubias.
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