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    A Montgomery Clift Collection of Signed Books, 1920s-1940s. Eleven total, all from the personal library of the actor, all hardcovers, most without dust jackets, titles include (in alphabetical order): Beasts and Super-Beasts (1928); 2) Candida (1933), ownership signature and added inscription "116 E. 53 / New York City;" 3) Charles the King (1937), inscribed to the actor in 1941 by author Maurice Colbourne; 4) Come of Age (1934), ownership signature and date of "1938;" 5) The Company She Keeps (1942), inscribed to the actor by author Mary McCarthy; 6) Cours Complet de GĂ©ographie (1929), ownership signature and date of "Oct. 1929;" 7) Pushkin (1937), ownership signature and date of "March 21, 1937" plus "116 E. 53 / N.Y.C.;" 8) The Rise of the House of Rothschild (1928); 9) Thunder Rock (1941), inscribed to the actor in 1943 by "Bob" [playwright Robert Ardrey]; 10) Thurso's Landing (1932), ownership signature and date of "Oct 30, 1938;" and 11) Trilby (1922), ownership signature and date of "July 1936;" from the estate of Clift's twin sister who inherited these after his death in 1966. (Please note most are in very used condition due to age.)
    10" x 7" x 2" and smaller


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    February, 2016
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