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    A James Dean, Elizabeth Taylor and Others Signed First Edition of "Giant," 1955. Book by Edna Ferber, hardcover, dust jacket, printed by Doubleday & Company, Inc. in 1952, 447 pages, signed in various colors of fountain pen and ballpoint ink on the inside front and back covers and pages by cast members including (in alphabetical order): Fran Bennett, Carolyn Craig, James Dean (who added "To my Texas talkin' / friend with my / best wishes and thanks / Jett Rink"), Mary Ann Edwards, Paul Fix, Monte Hall, Earl Holliman, Dennis Hopper (who added a funny inscription), Mercedes McCambridge, Robert Nichols, Elizabeth Taylor (who traced over her signature as her ink was running out), Rod Taylor, Napoleon Whiting, Chill Wills, and Jane Withers -- sadly, no Rock Hudson but still a fantastic piece -- most inscriptions penned to "Bob" -- Robert Hinkle who was the dialogue and stunt coach on this all-time classic film; included with a signed 'Letter of Provenance' from Hinkle outlining how he obtained this book. (Please note there is normal wear and dirtying evident due to age.)
    8 1/2" x 6" x 1 1/2"


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    12th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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