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Loos, AnitaGentlemen Prefer Blondes
$25.00
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Publisher: Boni and Liveright, 1925
First edition, second issue. Illustrations by Ralph Barton. Hardcover lacking a jacket. This book inspired the classic movie of the same name. In GOOD+ condition. Some scuffing and uneven fading to the covers. Very light soiling. Edges rubbed with minor bumping to the corners and some pulling to the spine. Spine sun darkened. Hinges a bit weak but still solid. Text block clean and solid. Previous owner’s signature on the ffep. Nice copy of this hard to find first edition. In GOOD+... (Literature)
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Anita Loos SIGNED & Inscribed by Author, Drawing of Carol Channing on Cover of DJ by Al Hirschfeld, Intimately illustrated Ralph Barton, FrontispieceGentlemen Prefer Blondes The original Story of Lorelei Lee, Portrayed on Stage & Screen by Carol Channing & Marilyn Monroe, Comes with Round Table West Invitation to Luncheon attended by Lilli Palmer, Anita Loos, Adela Rogers St. Johns ETC Illuminating
$450.00
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Publisher: Liveright, NY, 1973
HBDJ, 1973, minor rub & Wear & Scuff DJ, Maroon Cloth Gilt Lettering, F/VG+. Book Condition: Fine. Binding: Hard Cover. Jacket: Very Good; Signed by Author; Includes dustjacket (ANITA LOOS SIGNED HOLLYWOOD)
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Loos, AnitaGentlemen Prefer Blondes: the Illuminating Diary of a Professinal Lady
$44.00
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Publisher: Boni & Liveright, New York, New York, U.S. A, 1925
Hardcover. Used - Good Good No Jacket. Signed. 7.5" x 4.25" [CC]. Inscribed to a former owner and signed by the author on flyleaf. Later printing. 216 pp. Hardcover, bound in decorative boards with leather spine. Moderate shelf-wear: corners are rubbed and worn, spine is rubbed with wear to edges; pages are age-toned with a few spots.
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Loos, AnitaGentlemen Prefer Blondes
$150.00
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Publisher: BONI AND LIVERIGHT, NEW YORK NY, 1925
HARDCOVER. Used - Very Good VG NONE. 12TH PRINTING OF APRIL 1926 / SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER / ILLUSTRATED BY RALPH BARTON. QUARTER BOUND DECORATED PAPER COVERED BOARDS WITH RED CLOTH SPINE AND TITLED PAPER LABEL ON THE FRONT COVER. SPINE IS DARKENED WITH GILT TITLES VERY DULLED AND PAPER COVERED BOARDS TANNED AT THE EXTREMETIES. A NICE TIGHT COPY WITH CLEAN TEXT.
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Loos, Anita"Gentlemen Prefer Blondes": the Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady
$150.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Boni & Liveright: NY, 1925
Used - Fair. 7.5 x 5, cloth backed boards, 217 pp, illustrations by Ralph Barton, heavily worn and rubbed, no jacket, fair. 11th printing, 1926. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR.
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Loos AnitaGentlemen Prefer Blondes
$150.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Brentanos, London, 1926
Limited Ed.. Hardcover. Used - Good Good . 217, Dark blue cloth spine with gilt title. Signed by author. This edition is limited to one thousand copies. Some surface and shelf wear. Small red stains on front board, as well as damage to bottom edge. Light wear to gilded page edges. Sticker on interior of front board. Foxing and discoloration to eps. Light foxing on title page; otherwise interior is clean and tight. Limited Ed.
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Anita LoosGentlemen Prefer Blondes + But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes
$450.00
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Publisher: Boni & Liveright, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1926
First Edition. Hardcover. Used - Very Good Very Good No Jacket. Book. Signed by Author(s) 1925 Boni & Liveright First ed. 11th printing ( April 1926) of this classic. In VG Condition lacking a DJ. With a **SIGNED** label pasted in! There is very minor wear at the spine ends, edges and corners. There is a partial dried ring stain on the front cover but overall a very solid copy of this elusive title. **Also receive the 1928 Boni & Liveright First Ed., of her sequel. A very nice copy in VG...
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Loos, Anita"Gentlemen Prefer Blondes": the Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady
$500.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Brentano's, London, 1926
First. Used - Very Good. First English edition. Illustrated by Ralph Barton. Spine lettering dull, endpapers a little tanned, a very good copy. One of 1000 copies Signed by the author. Loos adapted the novel into a successful play, which then became the basis for two films. The first was a 1928 silent, co-scripted by Loos, directed by Malcolm St. Clair and featuring Alice White and Ruth Taylor. Taylor became an immediate star but retired from the screen shortly thereafter and gave birth to...
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Loos, AnitaGentlemen Prefer Blondes (Inscribed First Edition)
$1,250.00
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Publisher: Boni & Liveright, New York, 1925
First edition. Used - Very Good. Second state with "Devine" on contents page. Inscribed by the author: "To Mr. and Mrs. Pell | the best publicity agents an author ever had. Affectionately Anita Loos | Nov. 3, 1925." Book Very Good with spine a bit dulled and cocked, several newspaper clippings are tipped in on the early pages, presumably publicity work of the Pells. A comic novel about the roaring 20s and a runaway best seller. Inspired in part by H. L. Mencken and supported by him. Edith...
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Loos, AnitaGentlemen Prefer Blondes; But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes
$2,000.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Boni & Liveright, New York, 1925
Second. hardcover. Used - Very Good Near fine. Two volumes, each inscribed, each 8vo, full red crushed morocco with gilt detail & raised bands. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, 217 pages, New York; Boni & Liveright, 1925. Second printing. Inscribed on the flyleaf: "With thanks to darling Brown for proving my theory. Anita Loos." But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes, 248 pages, New York; Boni & Liveright, 1928. Second printing. Inscribed on the flyleaf: "All love to my darling Brown from Anita Loos." Near...
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Loos, AnitaGENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES: THE ILLUMINATING DIARY OF A PROFESSIONAL LADY
$48.50
Publisher: Boni & Liveright, 1926
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926. The story of a "professional lady" and her humorous journey through Europe, which became the inspiration for a musical later made into the 1953 movie starring Marilyn Monroe. Gift inscription by the author, "Merry Christmas to Mr. Kirk and best wishes, Anita Loos Dec. 1927" on the front free endpaper. 217 pp. Paper boards with red cloth spine. No DJ. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, rubbing to edges with some board exposure, browning to cover...
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Anita Loos SIGNED & Inscribed by Author, Drawing of Carol Channing on Cover of DJ by Al Hirschfeld, Intimately illustrated Ralph Barton, FrontispieceGentlemen Prefer Blondes The original Story of Lorelei Lee, Portrayed on Stage & Screen by Carol Channing & Marilyn Monroe, Comes with Round Table West Invitation to Luncheon attended by Lilli Palmer, Anita Loos, Adela Rogers St. Johns ETC Illumin
$450.00
Publisher: Liveright, NY, 1973
Liveright, NY, 1973. HBDJ, 1973, minor rub & Wear & Scuff DJ, Maroon Cloth Gilt Lettering, F/VG+. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Signed.
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LOOS, Anita"Gentlemen Prefer Blondes": The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady
$500.00
Publisher: Brentano's
London: Brentano's. (1926). First. First English edition. Illustrated by Ralph Barton. Spine lettering dull, endpapers a little tanned, a very good copy. One of 1000 copies Signed by the author. Loos adapted the novel into a successful play, which then became the basis for two films. The first was a 1928 silent, co-scripted by Loos, directed by Malcolm St. Clair and featuring Alice White and Ruth Taylor. Taylor became an immediate star but retired from the screen shortly thereafter and gave...
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LOOS, Anita. Illustrated by Ralph Barton. (SIGNED)GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES. The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady
$20.00
Publisher: Liveright, 1973
New York: Liveright, 1973. Fine. SIGNED BY ANITA LOOS AND RALPH BARTON ON TITLE PAGE without personalization. A Fine hardback Twenty-Third Printing in a Very Good+ price clipped Dust Jacket with small piece missing Dust Jacket spine tip not affecting author or title. 8vo. xvi, 217 pp. Signed.
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Loos, AnitaGENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES: THE ILLUMINATING DIARY OF A PROFESSIONAL LADY
$48.50
Publisher: Boni & Liveright, 1926
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926. The story of a "professional lady" and her humorous journey through Europe, which became the inspiration for a musical later made into the 1953 movie starring Marilyn Monroe. Gift inscription by the author, "Merry Christmas to Mr. Kirk and best wishes, Anita Loos Dec. 1927" on the front free endpaper. 217 pp. Paper boards with red cloth spine. No DJ. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, rubbing to edges with some board exposure, browning to cover...
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Loos, AnitaGentlemen Prefer Blondes
$80.00
Publisher: Boni & Liveright, 1925
New York: Boni & Liveright,. 1925.. Eighth edition. Hardcover. Signed by the author, with inscription which reads "To Tom with best love, thirty years after this was written by Anita, Mar 6 - 1954". Sml 8vo, b&w frontis, b&w illus throughout. Illustrations by Ralph Barton. Sml 8vo, b&w frontis, 217pp, b&w illus throughout. Decorative blue and white patterned boards, with title in black at label on front cover; dark blue cloth spine. In a mylar protected dj, with title in blue at front cover,...
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LOOS, ANITAGENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES
$150.00
Publisher: BONI AND LIVERIGHT
NEW YORK NY: BONI AND LIVERIGHT. VG/NONE. PUB 1925. HARDCOVER. ISBN: 12TH PRINTING OF APRIL 1926 / SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE FRONT FREE. ISBN: ENDPAPER / ILLUSTRATED BY RALPH BARTON. QUARTER BOUND DECORATED PAPER COVERED BOARDS WITH RED CLOTH SPINE ANDTITLED PAPER LABEL ON THE FRONT COVER. SPINE IS DARKENED WITH GILTTITLES VERY DULLED AND PAPER COVERED BOARDS TANNED AT THE EXTREMETIES. ANICE TIGHT COPY WITH CLEAN TEXT.. Keywords: NOVEL, SIGNED, ABCDEF. Signed.
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LOOS, AnitaGentlemen Prefer Blondes." The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady
$150.00
Publisher: Boni & Liveright, 1925
New York: : Boni & Liveright, 1925. Ninth printing, March, 1926. publisher's cloth-backed decorated paper boards. Good to very good with rubbing and use at corners and extremities. 12mo,. Intimately Illustrated by Ralph Barton. Inscribed and signed by Anita Loos, Palm Beach, Feb. 7, 1927. On the pastedown, opposite the inscription, is mounted a newspaper photograph of Anita Loos, in bathing dress at a Florida resort. Signed.
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Loos, Anita; Ralph Barton, illsGentlemen Prefer Blondes
$150.00
Publisher: Boni & Liveright, 1925., 1925
Boni & Liveright, 1925.. Hardcover. This copy signed and inscribed by Loos on front free endpaper thus: "Walter H. Liebman Jr. To My Dearest friend with all affection - Anita Loos. One has searched in vain for information about this "dearest friend". Spine darkened with softening to spine at base and crown. Title pastedown label a bit soiled an loose from front boaard but all text legible. Bumping to edges. Contents fairly bright and crisp considering its age. No internal flaws. Sixth...
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LOOS, ANITAGentlemen Prefer Blondes. The Intimate Diary of a Professional Lady. Intimately Illustrated by Ralph Barton
$185.00
Publisher: Boni & Liveright, 1926
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926. Later printing. Signed presentation copy from Anita Loos, written in French, inscribed by the author: “A Michael O’Connor, prenez garde aux blondes! Bon chance, Anita Loos. Santa Monica, Sept. 3, 1960.” Very good lightly used copy with some edge wear and slight age toning to the covers without dust jacket. A sensational best-seller when published in the twenties that was even read by and praised by James Joyce. Signed.
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Loos, AnitaGENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES
$300.00
Publisher: Boni & Liveright, NY, 1925, 1925
Boni & Liveright, NY, 1925, 1925. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED (long inscription 'for noble work in uplifting blondes') 12 mo. hardcover, VG in red spine and blue and white ornate boards with paste-on. The source book for the 2 films of the same name. 12th printing, 1926. No Dust Jacket. Text body is clean, 217 pp. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Ralph Barton. Signed.
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Anita Loos SIGNED & Inscribed by Author, Drawing of Carol Channing on Cover of DJ by Al Hirschfeld, Intimately illustrated Ralph Barton, FrontispieceGentlemen Prefer Blondes The original Story of Lorelei Lee, Portrayed on Stage & Screen by Carol Channing & Marilyn Monroe, Comes with Round Table West Invitation to Luncheon attended by Lilli Palmer, Anita Loos, Adela Rogers St. Johns ETC Illumin
$450.00
Publisher: Liveright, NY, 1973
Liveright, NY, 1973. HBDJ, 1973, minor rub & Wear & Scuff DJ, Maroon Cloth Gilt Lettering, F/VG+. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Signed.
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Anita LoosGentlemen Prefer Blondes + But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes
$450.00
Publisher: Boni & Liveright, 1926
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Boni & Liveright, 1926. Book. Illus. by Ralph Barton. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 1925 Boni & Liveright First ed. 11th printing ( April 1926) of this classic. In VG Condition lacking a DJ. With a *SIGNED* label pasted in! There is very minor wear at the spine ends, edges and corners. There is a partial dried ring stain on the front cover but overall a very solid copy of this elusive title. *Also receive the 1928 Boni & Liveright First...
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LOOS, Anita"Gentlemen Prefer Blondes": The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady
$500.00
Publisher: Brentano's
London: Brentano's. (1926). First. First English edition. Illustrated by Ralph Barton. Spine lettering dull, endpapers a little tanned, a very good copy. One of 1000 copies Signed by the author. Loos adapted the novel into a successful play, which then became the basis for two films. The first was a 1928 silent, co-scripted by Loos, directed by Malcolm St. Clair and featuring Alice White and Ruth Taylor. Taylor became an immediate star but retired from the screen shortly thereafter and gave...
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Loos, AnitaGENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES (Inscribed First Edition)
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Publisher: Boni & Liveright, 1925
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1925. First edition. Very Good. Second state with "Devine" on contents page. Inscribed by the author: "To Mr. and Mrs. Pell | the best publicity agents an author ever had. Affectionately Anita Loos | Nov. 3, 1925." Book Very Good with spine a bit dulled and cocked, several newspaper clippings are tipped in on the early pages, presumably publicity work of the Pells. A comic novel about the roaring 20s and a runaway best seller. Inspired in part by H. L. Mencken and...
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LOOS, AnitaGentlemen Prefer Blondes; But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes
$2,000.00
Publisher: Boni & Liveright, 1925
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1925. Second. hardcover. near fine. Barton, Ralph. Two volumes, each inscribed, each 8vo, full red crushed morocco with gilt detail & raised bands. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, 217 pages, New York; Boni & Liveright, 1925. Second printing. Inscribed on the flyleaf: "With thanks to darling Brown for proving my theory. Anita Loos." But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes, 248 pages, New York; Boni & Liveright, 1928. Second printing. Inscribed on the flyleaf: "All love to my...
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LOOS, AnitaGentlemen Prefer Blondes
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Publisher: London: Brentano's, Ltd,
London: Brentano's, Ltd, [1926]. The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady. Intimately Illustrated by Ralph Barton. Octavo. White cloth-backed red cloth boards, titles to spine and front board in black. With the dust jacket. Boards a little worn and bowed, spine lettering faintly faded, half-title tanned, the occasional blemish to contents, front and rear inner hinges starting. A very good copy in a lightly chipped and rubbed jacket with tape repairs to head and tail of spine panel...
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LOOS, AnitaGentlemen Prefer Blondes; But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes
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Publisher: New York: Boni & Liverlight, 1925
New York: Boni & Liverlight, 1925 & 1928. Illustrated by Ralph Barton. 2 works, octavo. Original red cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt; original black cloth-backed black and white patterned boards, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jackets. Black and white illustrations in the text. Blondes: A fine copy in the jacket hash some stains to panels, toned spine and some small chips to extremities. Brunettes: Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown and note to rear flap of the...
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LOOS, Anita"Gentlemen Prefer Blondes": The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady
$500.00
Publisher: Brentano's
London: Brentano's. (1926). First. First English edition. Illustrated by Ralph Barton. Spine lettering dull, endpapers a little tanned, a very good copy. One of 1000 copies Signed by the author. Loos adapted the novel into a successful play, which then became the basis for two films. The first was a 1928 silent, co-scripted by Loos, directed by Malcolm St. Clair and featuring Alice White and Ruth Taylor. Taylor became an immediate star but retired from the screen shortly thereafter and gave...
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LOOS, AnitaGentlemen Prefer Blondes; But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes
$2,000.00
Publisher: Boni & Liveright, 1925
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1925. Second. hardcover. near fine. Barton, Ralph. Two volumes, each inscribed, each 8vo, full red crushed morocco with gilt detail & raised bands. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, 217 pages, New York; Boni & Liveright, 1925. Second printing. Inscribed on the flyleaf: "With thanks to darling Brown for proving my theory. Anita Loos." But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes, 248 pages, New York; Boni & Liveright, 1928. Second printing. Inscribed on the flyleaf: "All love to my...
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Loos, AnitaGentlemen Prefer Blondes. The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady.
$9.34
Publisher: Brentano's Ltd , 1927
Brentano's Ltd 1927; 1927. 217 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth with black lettering. Firmly bound with clean pages and illustrations. Former owner's name and other inscription to front end paper. Mild tanning and foxing to end papers, page edges and fore edge. Tightly bound cloth with moderate rub wear along spine edges and moderate bumping to spine, edges and corners. Moderate sunning to spine. No Dustjacket Hardcover; Good
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Anita LoosGentlemen Prefer Blondes
$12.46
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap , 1926
Grosset & Dunlap 1926; 1926. sevente. 216 pages. No dust jacket. Blue and red cloth boards. Pages are slightly yellowed with inscription to front endpaper and pictorial plates within. Binding is firm with light corner bumping and tanning around edge of boards. Spine is tanned with light shelf wear. sevente No Dustjacket Hardcover; sevente; Good
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LOOS, Anita. Illustrated by Ralph Barton. (SIGNED).GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES. The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady.
$20.00
Hardcover, ISBN 0871408880
Publisher: Liveright, New York, 1973
Used - Fine. SIGNED BY ANITA LOOS AND RALPH BARTON ON TITLE PAGE without personalization. A Fine hardback Twenty-Third Printing in a Very Good+ price clipped Dust Jacket with small piece missing Dust Jacket spine tip not affecting author or title. 8vo. xvi, 217 pp.; includes dustjacket (CINEMA MODERN LITERATURE SIGNED)
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Loos, Anita.Gentlemen Prefer Blondes". The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady.
$20.00
Hardcover
Publisher: New York: Boni & Liveright.
Used. First Edition, Third Printing, 1925. Good only copy in decorated paper covered boards, red cloth spine, well-worn, and without jacket. However, INSCRIBED by Ralph Barton, the "intimate iIllustrator" of the text, on the front endpaper and dated 192 6. 217pp.
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Anita Loos, Cari Beauchamp, Mary Anita LoosAnita Loos Rediscovered: Film Treatments and Fiction by Anita Loos, Creator of "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes"
$28.95
Hardcover, ISBN 0520228944
Publisher: University of California, 2003
Used - Like New. AS NEW, UNREAD HARDBACK. SIGNED by CARI BEAUCHAMP [Editor] [NO Inscription]. 22 Page PHOTO SECTION. DJ in Clear, ARCHIVAL MYLAR WRAP. NO remainder mark. | SHIPS AIRMAIL INTERNATIONALLY!; includes dustjacket
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Loos, AnitaGentlemen Prefer Blondes": The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady
$32.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Boni & Liveright, Inc., New York [1925], 1926
Used - Good. 217 pp. Tenth printing [1926] Signed "Sincverely, anita Loos" on front endpaper, with additional non-authorial inscriptioin "Yes, but invariably adore brunettes - with great affection and great appreciation of this little book - Mother - May 1926", and another inscription ""-------from her Mother-". Clean, hinges tight, spine gilt entirely worn away but no fraying to cloth, some fraying to edges around the tips, paper cover label complete and undamaged.
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Loos, AnitaGentlemen Prefer Blondes: The Illuminating Diary of a Professinal Lady
$44.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Boni & Liveright, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1925
Used - Good. [CC]. Inscribed to a former owner and signed by the author on flyleaf. Later printing. 216 pp. Hardcover, bound in decorative boards with leather spine. Moderate shelf-wear: corners are rubbed and worn, spine is rubbed with wear to edges; pages are age-toned with a few spots.
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Loos, AnitaGENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES: THE ILLUMINATING DIARY OF A PROFESSIONAL LADY
$48.50
Hardcover
Publisher: Boni & Liveright, New York, 1926
Used - Good. The story of a "professional lady" and her humorous journey through Europe, which became the inspiration for a musical later made into the 1953 movie starring Marilyn Monroe. Gift inscription by the author, "Merry Christmas to Mr. Kirk and best wishes, Anita Loos Dec. 1927" on the front free endpaper. 217 pp. Paper boards with red cloth spine. No DJ. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, rubbing to edges with some board exposure, browning to cover edges, some minor... (FICTION, FILM, SIGNED)
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Loos, Anita.Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
$88.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Boni & Liveright,, New York:, 1925
Used. Signed by the author, with inscription which reads "To Tom with best love, thirty years after this was written by Anita, Mar 6 - 1954". Sml 8vo, b&w frontis, b&w illus throughout. Illustrations by Ralph Barton. Sml 8vo, b&w frontis, 217pp, b&w illus throughout. Decorative blue and white patterned boards, with title in black at label on front cover; dark blue cloth spine. In a mylar protected dj, with title in blue at front cover, and in black at dj spine. Dj chipped at edges, esp lower... (SIGNED)
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Loos, Anita.GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES": The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady.
$143.75
Hardcover
Publisher: Boni & Liveright: NY, 1925
Used. 7.5 x 5, cloth backed boards, 217 pp, illustrations by Ralph Barton, heavily worn and rubbed, no jacket, fair. 11th printing, 1926. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. (FINE ARTS (THEATRE))
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Loos, AnitaGentlemen Prefer Blondes
$150.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Liveright, New York, 1963
Used - Very Good. Signed by the author. COLLECT SIGNED BOOKS
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LOOS, ANITAGENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES
$150.00
Hardcover
Publisher: NEW YORK NY BONI AND LIVERIGHT PUB 1925., 1925
Used. VG/NONE. 12TH PRINTING OF APRIL 1926 / SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER / ILLUSTRATED BY RALPH BARTON QUARTER BOUND DECORATED PAPER COVERED BOARDS WITH RED CLOTH SPINE AND TITLED PAPER LABEL ON THE FRONT COVER. SPINE IS DARKENED WITH GILT TITLES VERY DULLED AND PAPER COVERED BOARDS TANNED AT THE EXTREMETIES. A NICE TIGHT COPY WITH CLEAN TEXT. Binding is HARDCOVER. (NOVEL SIGNED ABCDEF)
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LOOS, Anita.Gentlemen Prefer Blondes." The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady.
$150.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Boni & Liveright, New York, 1925
Used. 217 pp. Intimately Illustrated by Ralph Barton. 12mo, publisher's cloth-backed decorated paper boards. Ninth printing, March, 1926. Good to very good with rubbing and use at corners and extremities. Inscribed and signed by Anita Loos, Palm Beach, Feb. 7, 1927. On the pastedown, opposite the inscription, is mounted a newspaper photograph of Anita Loos, in bathing dress at a Florida resort.
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Loos AnitaGentlemen Prefer Blondes
$150.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Brentanos, London, 1926
Used. 217, Dark blue cloth spine with gilt title. Signed by author. This edition is limited to one thousand copies. Some surface and shelf wear. Small red stains on front board, as well as damage to bottom edge. Light wear to gilded page edges. Sticker on interior of front board. Foxing and discoloration to eps. Light foxing on title page; otherwise interior is clean and tight. (SIGNED BY AUTHOR)
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Loos, Anita; Ralph Barton, ills.Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
$150.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Boni & Liveright, 1925., 1925
Used - Very Good. This copy signed and inscribed by Loos on front free endpaper thus: "Walter H. Liebman Jr. To My Dearest friend with all affection - Anita Loos. One has searched in vain for information about this "dearest friend". Spine darkened with softening to spine at base and crown. Title pastedown label a bit soiled an loose from front boaard but all text legible. Bumping to edges. Contents fairly bright and crisp considering its age. No internal flaws. Sixth Printing of of First...
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Loos, AnitaGENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES" - The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady [Signed]
$155.02
Hardcover
Publisher: Brentano's Ltd., London, 1926
Used - Good. Corners and edges rubbed and bumped, blue boards cocked, faded and spotted, gilt title has faded from spine. Clean and bright inside, 217 pages all edges gilt. Limited edition of 1000, Signed by Author. Owner's name on back endpaper. Weight 700g. Ref. BL. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall (NOVEL / FICTION)
Oxfam Books & Music Henley-on-Thames
[United Kingdom]
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Loos, Anita & Barton, RalphGENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES
$174.00
Publisher: Boni & Liveright ( 1925 ), 1925
Used. GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES, Boni & Liveright, 1926, first edition, later printing,slight wear to the fore edge corner tips and bottom edge of the spine whose gilt lettering is a bit dulled, else a tight vg copy in the publishers original binding. Illustrated by Ralph Barton. INSCRIBED by the author. The source book for the 2 films of the same name. (FIRST EDITIONS)
THE FINE BOOKS COMPANY / A.B.A.A / 1979
[United States]
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LOOS, ANITAGentlemen Prefer Blondes. The Intimate Diary of a Professional Lady. Intimately Illustrated by Ralph Barton
$185.00
Publisher: New York Boni & Liveright 1926, 1926
Used. Later printing. Signed presentation copy from Anita Loos, written in French, inscribed by the author: ÒA Michael OÕConnor, prenez garde aux blondes! Bon chance, Anita Loos. Santa Monica, Sept. 3, 1960.Ó Very good lightly used copy with some edge wear and slight age toning to the covers without dust jacket. A sensational best-seller when published in the twenties that was even read by and praised by James Joyce.
James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., ABAA
[United States]
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LOOS, AnitaGentlemen Prefer Blondes": The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady
$300.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Boni & Liveright, New York, 1926
Used. Twelfth printing. Illustrated by Ralph Barton. Corners rubbed, a very good copy without dustwrapper. Inscribed almost certainly contemporarily: "to Willard King with a warning against blondes from Anita Loos." Recipient is possibly the contemporary screenwriter Willard King Bradley. Loos adapted the novel into a successful play, which then became the basis for two films. The first was a 1928 silent, co-scripted by Loos, directed by Malcolm St. Clair and featuring Alice White and Ruth...
Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA
[United States]
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Loos, AnitaGentlemen Prefer Blondes [signed]
$300.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Bretano's Ltd., London, 1926
Used - Good. Signed limited edition, SIGNED by Loos on the limitation page, this one of 1,000 copies. Bound in blue cloth with stamped image on cover. All edges gilt. 217pp. Faded spine. Poor dust jacket, chipped and taped. Mylar jacket cover. A solid copy in an acceptable dust jacket. Domestic shipping includes tracking.
Jabberwock Books
[United States]
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Anita Loos SIGNED & Inscribed by Author, Drawing of Carol Channing on Cover of DJ by Al Hirschfeld, Intimately illustrated Ralph Barton, FrontispieceGentlemen Prefer Blondes The original Story of Lorelei Lee, Portrayed on Stage & Screen by Carol Channing & Marilyn Monroe, Comes with Round Table West Invitation to Luncheon attended by Lilli Palmer, Anita Loos, Adela Rogers St. Johns ETC Illuminating
$450.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Liveright, NY, 1973
Used - Fine. HBDJ, 1973, minor rub & Wear & Scuff DJ, Maroon Cloth Gilt Lettering, F/VG+; includes dustjacket (ANITA LOOS SIGNED HOLLYWOOD)
Bluff Park Rare Books
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Anita LoosGentlemen Prefer Blondes + But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes
$450.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Boni & Liveright, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1926
Used - Very Good. 1925 Boni & Liveright First ed. 11th printing ( April 1926) of this classic. In VG Condition lacking a DJ. With a **SIGNED** label pasted in! There is very minor wear at the spine ends, edges and corners. There is a partial dried ring stain on the front cover but overall a very solid copy of this elusive title. **Also receive the 1928 Boni & Liveright First Ed., of her sequel. A very nice copy in VG condition./ no DJ! The illustrated boards are very clean and tight with... (BOOK INTO FILM)
Bren-Books
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LOOS, AnitaGentlemen Prefer Blondes": The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady
$500.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Brentano's, London, 1926
Used. First English edition. Illustrated by Ralph Barton. Spine lettering dull, endpapers a little tanned, a very good copy. One of 1000 copies Signed by the author. Loos adapted the novel into a successful play, which then became the basis for two films. The first was a 1928 silent, co-scripted by Loos, directed by Malcolm St. Clair and featuring Alice White and Ruth Taylor. Taylor became an immediate star but retired from the screen shortly thereafter and gave birth to a son, writer-actor...
Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA
[United States]
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LOOS, ANITA.Gentlemen Prefer Blondes"
$500.00
Publisher: London: Brentano's, 1926, 1926
Used. First English Edition; deluxe limited issue; one of 1000 copies signed by Loos. Very good.
Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.
[United States]
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Loos, AnitaGentlemen Prefer Blondes First Edition 16th print Signed
$995.00
Hardcover
Publisher: New York, Boni and Liveright, 1925
Used - Very Good. Very good condition book in a great dust jacket, price clipped. Tiny nick to spine end light sunning. Red cloth boards are scuffed at spine ends gilt spine titling rubbed, Signed and dated on half title page with a letter from Miss Loos to the owner of the book with her letter head stamped, in envelope with her address. DUST JACKET IS A 16TH EDITION FIRST STATE BOOK WITH PARIS DEVINE IN TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE; includes dustjacket
Ocean Tango Books
[United States]
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Loos, AnitaGENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES (Inscribed First Edition)
$1,250.00
Publisher: Boni & Liveright, New York, 1925
Used - Very Good. Second state with "Devine" on contents page. Inscribed by the author: "To Mr. and Mrs. Pell | the best publicity agents an author ever had. Affectionately Anita Loos | Nov. 3, 1925." Book Very Good with spine a bit dulled and cocked, several newspaper clippings are tipped in on the early pages, presumably publicity work of the Pells. A comic novel about the roaring 20s and a runaway best seller. Inspired in part by H. L. Mencken and supported by him. Edith Wharton declared...
Whitmore Rare Books, Inc. -- ABAA, ILAB
[United States]
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LOOS, AnitaGentlemen Prefer Blondes; But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes.
$2,000.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Boni & Liveright, New York, 1925
Used - Near Fine. Amazing to find a finely bound matched set, inscribed, of the most classic of Loos's titles. Loos was Hollywood's foremost woman playwright, screenwriter, and novelist. Two volumes, each inscribed, each 8vo, full red crushed morocco with gilt detail & raised bands. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, 217 pages, New York; Boni & Liveright, 1925. Second printing. Inscribed on the flyleaf: "With thanks to darling Brown for proving my theory. Anita Loos." But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes,... (HOLLYWOOD WOMEN)
Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB
[United States]
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LOOS, Anita.Gentlemen Prefer Blondes." The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady. Intimately Illustrated by Ralph Barton.
$3,487.97
Publisher: London: Brentano's, Ltd, [1926], 1926
Used. Octavo. White cloth-backed red cloth boards, titles to spine and front board in black. With the dust jacket. Boards a little worn and bowed, spine lettering faintly faded, half-title tanned, the occasional blemish to contents, front and rear inner hinges starting. A very good copy in a lightly chipped and rubbed jacket with tape repairs to head and tail of spine panel verso. First UK edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To... (BOOKS AUTOGRAPHS & SIGNED INSCRIBED, OR WITH LETTER LITERATURE MODERN AMERICAN CATALOGUE 101)
Peter Harrington. ABA member
[United Kingdom]
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