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    Marilyn Monroe personal little black address book. (ca. 1960-1962) Vintage commercial address book with textured black leatherette cloth and board binding and measuring approx. 4 x 7 in. containing 75+ tabbed alphabet divided pages including 150+ entries handwritten, in various hands, in pen and pencil including contact information for Susan Strasberg, George Cukor, Imogene Coca, JAX, Jennifer Jones, Gene Kelly, Oscar Levant, Dean Martin, Clifford Odets, Judy Holliday, Jules and Doris Stein, Eva Marie Saint, Shelley Winters, Cornel Wilde, Edie Adams and others. Also includes studios Columbia, DesiLu, MCA, etc. and various and sundry services like flowers, restaurants Café Swiss, Greenblat's Deli, etc., hotels Chateau Marmont, Hyatt, etc., travel agent and theater ticket brokers. On a page toward the back of the book is handwritten, "MMM" and lists contacts for Marilyn's personal physician Hyman Engelberg, her psychiatrist Ralph Greenson, psychoanalysts and other health care providers. Also includes a page handwritten with, "Misfits, Doc Ericson, Dorothy Bliss" and the address of Marilyn's last Los Angeles home, "12305 Fifth Helena Drive, LA". Exhibiting wear from use, minor age, page and edge wear and cover rubbing. In vintage very good condition. Provenance: sold for $31,200 at Christie's New York, June 22, 2006, Lot 176.

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    December, 2018
    11th Tuesday
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