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    Forbidden Planet & Others Lot (Paperback Library, 1967). Paperback Books (60) & Hard Cover Books (6) (Multiple Pages, Various Sizes). Miscellaneous. Science Fiction.
    This lot includes 60 paperbacks of novels which were made into movies, movies which were made into novels, and books about individual movies, such as Forbidden Planet (1967), First Men in the Moon (1964), Fantastic Voyage (1966), Miracle of 34th Street (1959), Riders to the Stars (1953), Carrie (1975), Silent Running (1972), Logan's Run (1976), The Phantom of the Opera (1986), and more modern movie books, such as RoboCop (1987) and RoboCop 2 (1990), Iron Man (2008) and Iron Man 2 (2010) and many more. Also included in this lot are hard cover books from The Making of Schindler's List (1998), Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), Hook (1992), The Minority Report (2002), Biggles: The Movie (1986), and A Star is Born, which is a 1998 "Making of" book. Unrestored books that display signs of use. May include spine and edge wear, small corner bumps, very minor paper loss, cover creases, small pen or pencil marks on the front covers or front fly leaves, and unobtrusive stains. There are three copies with different colored covers of the British Corgi 1981 re-issue of Raiders of the Lost Ark, three copies of Cocoon (1985), two British copies of Blade Runner from 1988, and both a Spanish 1980 copy and a 1967 US reprint of Frankenstein. Please see full-color, enlargeable image below for more details. From the collection of the late John L. Williams, noted Star Wars collector. Due to the weight of this lot, shipping costs will be higher than usual. The overall grade is Fine/Very Fine.

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    August, 2013
    11th Sunday
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