25 July 2003
MARILYN MONROE SIGNED BOOK 'GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES'
A hardcover copy of the book by Anita Loos that was later made into the 1954 film starring Marilyn Monroe with the star's blue fountain pen ink signature on the title page reading To Linda/Love & Kisses/Marilyn Monroe; 'Linda' being child actress Linda Bennett who had a professional acquaintance with Monroe in the 1950s. Interestingly, this 17th printing of the book is dated 1926 - the same year MM was born.
7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches
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