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    Mickey Spillane. The Saga of Calli York. [no place: circa 1960s]. Unproduced screenplay draft for a western written for John Wayne.

    More Information: Mickey Spillane. The Saga of Calli York. [no place: circa 1960s]. Unproduced screenplay draft. Quarto. 118 leaves, printed rectos only; holographic notation on the last leaf. Contemporary black card wrappers, inserted into a black commercial presentation binding, two recent handwritten notes in an unknown hand mounted to the front board with cellophane tape: "Screenplay written for John Wayne by Spillane" and "Sold in 2014 turned into Book Kensington Pub;" with remnants of earlier paper label and the masking tape that held it. Presentation binding rubbed and lightly soiled; spine ends worn with some light fraying. Rear hinge broken; binding clasps rusted; some light toning to leaves. Very good. With a copy of the book adaptation finished by Max Allan Collins, The Legend of Caleb York. From the Estate of Mickey Spillane.

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    March, 2018
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