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Vivien: The Vivien Leigh Collection

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Biographical
A COLLECTION OF BOOKS OF BIOGRAPHICAL INTEREST, COMPRISING:
i) James Agate. Ego 8. London: George G. Harrap, 1946, 8vo, presentation copy inscribed to Vivien Leigh (“To Vivien | Hoping she will let Larry | cock an eye, but not | a snook, at it. | Ever | their good friend | [?]Jimmie | April 11th 47”) on the front free endpaper, original blue cloth, spine faded

ii) Richard Brinsely Sheridan. The School for Scandal. London: The Folio Society, 1949, 4to, with an introduction by Laurence Olivier, plates, original red cloth, some spotting

iii) William Shakespeare. The Tragedy of Anthony and Cleopatra. London: The Folio Society, 1952, 8vo, with an introduction by Laurence Olivier, colour plates, full purple morocco by Sangorksi and Sutcliffe, slipcase;

iv) Felix Barker. The Oliviers. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1953, 8vo, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR (“For Mr and Mrs Hartley | in appreciation of all their help, | and in the hope that I have done | right by them and their daughter. | Felix Barker | II.VI. 53”) on the front free endpaper, with Gertrude Hartley’s ownership signature, photographic plates, original red cloth, dust-jacket, dust-jacket worn

v) Ben Hecht. Charles MacArthur. A Eulogy. 23 April 1956, original wrappers; 

vi) John Huston. Humphrey Bogart…as read…at the memorial services, Beverley Hills, California, January 17, 1957. Los Angeles: The Seiler Press, 1957, small 8vo, original navy cloth;

vii) Margaret Mitchell. Gone with the Wind. New York: Macmillan, 1961, 8vo, presentation copy inscribed to Vivien Leigh (“To “Katie Scarlett” herself […] with every good wish - | Robert Rosterman | 61”) on the front free endpaper, original patterned boards, with accompanying commemorative booklet, publisher’s slipcase; 

viii) Katherine Anne Porter. Ship of Fools. London: Secker and Warburg, 1962, 8vo, with Vivien Leigh’s ownership signature on the front endpaper, original blue cloth, some spotting to foreedge

ix) Tarquin Olivier. Eye of the Day. London: Heinemann, 1964, 8vo, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR (“Vivien | Wishing so much I could be | there to give it to you. | Tarquin”) on the half-title, photographic plates, original green cloth, dust-jacket, dust-jacket a little worn at edges (9)


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Vivien: The Vivien Leigh Collection

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