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London, Peters Fraser and Dunlop, 1990. Stoppard's "Revised First Draft" screenplay for the film based on Doctorow's novel, released in theaters in 1991, directed by Robert Benton and starring Dustin Hoffman, Bruce Willis, Loren Dean, and Nicole Kidman. Included is a Paramount Pictures internal memo from the year before, summarizing the novel and weighing the challenges of bringing it to the screen, and concluding, "Despite the difficulties here, if a way can be found to bring Billy's journey to the screen with even some of its force and vision intact, this could make a compelling, classy, big film." Paramount, however, ultimately passed on the idea: the film was released, with a Stoppard screenplay, by Touchstone Pictures. The memo is stapled once and folded once; near fine, laid into the screenplay, which is bradbound in plain blue cardstock covers with a small abrasion on the front and a wrinkled corner on the back; near fine. The title is written on the spine and foredge. An interesting look at Hollywood's take on a classic literary novel, and a look at an early version of the film: difficulties in adapting the material to the screen -- as suggested in the Paramount memo -- led to changes in the storyline that caused Doctorow to distance himself from the film, and presumably contributed to the film's relatively poor critical reception and commercial success. Uncommon. [#032280] $650
NY, Random House, (1975). His fourth book, a historical novel of America at the beginning of the twentieth century, peopled with such characters as Henry Ford, Emma Goldman, J.P. Morgan, Theodore Dreiser and others. Winner of the first National Book Critics Circle Award to be given and the basis for a highly successful film. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#911487] $175
NY, Random House, (1984). The limited edition of this collection of six stories and a novella, his first book of short fiction. One of 350 numbered copies signed by the author. Fine in a very near fine slipcase with a few shallow scratches at one corner. [#911493] $80
NY, Random House, (2000). Signed by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#911501] $40
NY, Random House, (1984). A collection of six stories and a novella, his first book of short fiction. Signed by the author. Fine in a very near fine dust jacket with a slight tap to the crown. [#911494] $40
NY, Random House, (1980). His fifth novel. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#911492] $30
NY, Random House, (2014). The advance reading copy. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Front cover creased; very good in wrappers. [#031878] $20
NY, Random House, (1979). Very Good in Very Good DJ. Remainder mark on top edge. [#704765] $20
NY, Random House, (1993). Advance Uncorrected Proof. Very Good in wrappers. [#701892] $20
NY, Random House, (1984). The uncorrected proof copy. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Foxed; very good in wrappers. [#031876] $20
NY, Random House, (1984). Very Good in Very Good DJ. [#701893] $20
NY, Random House, (1984). Very Good in Very Good DJ. Ownership signature. [#701894] $20
NY, Random House, (1979). First Trade Edition. Very Good in Very Good DJ. [#704361] $20
NY, Random House, (1979). Advance Uncorrected Proof. Very Good in wrappers. [#704362] $20
NY, Random House, (1994). The uncorrected proof copy. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Foxed at the edges; near fine in wrappers. [#031877] $20
NY, Random House, (1994). Advance Uncorrected Proof. Very Good in wrappers. [#701895] $20
NY, Random House, (1985). Winner of the National Book Award. A title in his New York City sequence, this one focusing on the World's Fair of 1939. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#911497] $20
NY, Random House, (1985). Very Good in Very Good DJ. [#701896] $20
NY, Signet, (1961). First paperback edition.Very Good in wrappers. [#702065] $15
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