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    Susann, Jacqueline. Original hand-corrected typed manuscript for Valley of the Dolls. This is the original, unbound 598-page manuscript submitted by Jacqueline Susann to her legendary literary agents Annie Laurie Williams and Maurice Crain. The novel was rejected by many publishers before finally being picked up by Bernard Geiss, Assoc. and published in 1966. Original typed manuscript for Jacqueline Susann's best-selling novel Valley of the Dolls - with extensive hand-corrections. Typed on (8.5 x 11 in.; 216 x 279 mm.) onionskin paper, the pages are heavily annotated with editorial proofing marks and notes in pen and ink. The title page is typed, "Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann." Written in pen beneath the author's name is, "Original, uncorrected first draft of Valley of the Dolls submitted to Annie Laurie Williams and Maurice Crain." The bottom of the page bears the "Maurice Crain Agency" ink stamp with agency address. Some pages bear folds and edge wear. Top page has minimal fraying. Comes in original (11 x 12 x 3 in.; 279 x 304 x 76 mm.) black marble cardboard clamshell box with clasp fastener featuring a printed cover label with the publisher's "Gallic Rooster" logo stating, "Compliments of Bantam Books and The Author", with "Original MMS. Valley of the Dolls!" handwritten in ink. Overall, in very good condition.

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