First Edition. Pseudonym of Lois Bell. Modern romance of a Hollywood movie star touring England incognito, who meets a duchess and heiress pretending to be a commoner. Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, spine slightly faded.Item #19775
177.WRIGHT, S. Fowler.The Bell Street Murders [HOLLYWOOD FICTION].New York: Macaulay Company, (1931).
First Edition. B. P. dustjacket art. Uncommon film industry themed mystery by Wright. "Two murders in an abandoned factory on Bell Street put Inspector Combridge of Scotland Yard in a dreadful fix. The first was practically a butchery. The victim's head was bashed in and almost severed from the trunk, and the body had been hurled downstairs with enough force to smash the stair rail. And then the first victim's brother was murdered in the same building. The secret is locked in a marvelous screen invented to revolutionize the film industry". Near Fine but for slightest cocking, in Very Good dustjacket, shallow loss at spine ends, blue check mark at mid spine.Item #31068
178.WYLIE, I. A. R.The Mad Busman and Other Stories [Signed Letter].New York: George H. Doran Co., (1926).
First Edition. Politzer dustjacket art. Collection of short stories including a fantasy, and a tale of Hollywood film making. This copy with a nice two sheet, four page letter by Wylie laid in with her opinions on writing and writers. Near Fine in Very Good plus thin-paper dustjacket, with nicks and closed tears at top spine end and flap corners, few centimeter chip at lower spine end.Item #24876