DRACULA~BRAM STOKER~1931 PHOTO PLAY~W. ORG DJ & SIGNED!

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 10, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House

DRACULA~BRAM STOKER~1931 PHOTO PLAY~W. ORG DJ & SIGNED!
Description

"DRACULA "

1931 PHOTOPLAY EDITION

BRAM STOKER

Grosset and Dunlap 1897 reprint. These are considered dated 1931 in conjunction with the Universal Picture's Photo Play starring Bela Lugosi. The book still has its scarce dust jacket and has been signed by 2 of the actors from the 1931 photoplay. The book also contains many illustrations from scenes of the photoplay.

The book is in great condition, with vibrant red boards. This is most unusual as this book does not hold up well and is often found with discolored boards, with badly fraying, ripped and dried spines. The book has no edgewear, but very slight to the tip of two corners. The internal pages and end papers are clean, and flat with no marks, no foxing, no bent pages, and no stains. Small delicate bookstore stamp to front free end paper. Otherwise a clean example of this scarce collectible book. Unfaded black top stain applied by publisher. Please see images for more details.

This book has been signed by two of the actors from the photoplay. The first is a signature of David Manners, dated 1933-- who portrayed Jonathan Harker, (Manners signature is found on a pasted bookplate located on the front end paper). The second signature is Carla Laemmle's which
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