Lot 350 of 364:
Stars of Photoplay, 1924 and 1930 with many signed portraits  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$132
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
Stars of Photoplay: Art Portraits of Famous Film Favorites with Short Biographical Sketches - two volumes with numerous signed portraits
Author:
Place:
Chicago
Publisher:
Photoplay Magazine
Date:
1924 and 1930
Description:

2 volumes. Unpaginated. Each illustrated from hundreds of b&w photographic portraits. (8vo) cloth and boards, titles stamped in gilt. First Editions. 

Photoplay was one of the first American film fan magazines, founded in 1911 in Chicago. For most of its run, Photoplay was published by Macfadden Publications. Included here are two of the magazine's annual collection of film star portraits, with a number of them signed. Signed portraits include: Madge Bellamy, Evelyn Brent (twice), Mary Brian, Betty Bronson, Betty Compson, Leatrice Joy (twice), Ben Lyon, Jack Mulhall, Marian Nixon, Jack Oaklie, Anita Page, Eddie Quillan, Esther Ralston, Barbara Stanwyck, Regis Toomey, Lois Wilson, Claire Windsor, and Loretta Young. Most of the signatures are not dated; the ones that are tend to be from the early to mid 1970's.

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Condition:
Some wear and soiling to bindings with rubbing to extremities; interiors solid, with toning and occasional bits of light soiling or foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
284013a
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