New York: Simon & Schuster, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Two 8vo volumes. Publisher's blue cloth with decoration and titles in gilt. Top edges gilt. Lacking the scarce dust jacket and slipcase. Spines toned. Moderate edgewear to cloth. Spots of soil throughout. Ex libris. Small bookseller's label at rear pastedown. End papers toned. Texblock generally bright and clean. Sound. Very good. 868pp. Very good. Item #17575
An important work in film history from the silent era, noted for its attention to detail, and emphasizing technological innovation and commecial enterprise. Formerly a publicity director at Mutual Film Corporation, Ramsay developed this book out of a running column in Photoplay Magazine. [Viejo, 4.2].