Brian Levine

P.O. Box 3048, Crested Butte, CO 81224-3048 USA

Specialists in Western American, literature, and quantum physics; with a particular focus on Colorado history and the works of F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Ward, Lynd

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The following books are part of extensive Ben Hecht collection, most of which are signed and/or inscribed by Ben Hecht; and, all of which are clothed in original dust jackets.  If interested in any of these publications by one of early Hollywood's most influential screenplay writers, please inquire.  Contact Us

First Editions


A BOOK OF MIRACLES.  1939, First edition in dust jacket.  Near fine in near fine dust jacket.  The Viking Press: New York.  Inscribed by Hecht.


THE CAT THAT JUMPED OUT OF THE STORY.  1947, John C. Winston Company: Philadelphia and Toronto.  First Edition in First Edition dust jacket.  Fine in near fine dust jacket.  Signed by Ben Hecht.


THE KINGDOM OF EVIL.  A Continuation of the Journal of Fantazius Mallare, By Ben Hecht.  Twelve Full Page Illustrations by Anthony Angarola, 1924, Pascal Covici, Publisher, Chicago.  Original black cloth binding; original gold printed black dust jacket.  Near fine in near fine condition.


ACTOR'S BLOOD.  1936, Covici - Friede, Publishers, First edition in first edition dust jacket.


I HATE ACTORS, by Ben Hecht.  1944, Crown Publishers: New York, First Edition in dust jacket.


THE GREAT MAGOO1933, by Ben Hecht and Gene Fowler, Illustrated by Herman Rosse.  Covici-Friede, Publishers: New York, First Edition in dust jacket.  Signed by Ben Hecht and co-author, Gene Fowler.


A JEW IN LOVE1931, First edition, second state; Inscribed by Ben Hecht to Harpo and Susie Marx.  Covici Friede, Publishers: New York, Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

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CHILD OF THE CENTURY1954, Simon and Schuster: New York, First edition in first edition dust jacket, Signed by Ben Hecht.


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We are always interested in purchasing large or small collections, from countless to single items.  We purchase Western Americana -- books, documents, maps, photographs, ledgers, journals, annual reports, manuscript material, memorabilia, etc.  We also purchase first edition literature, especially books or manuscripts that are signed/inscribed and dust-jacketed, such F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, William Faulkner, Ben Hecht, Eugene O'Neill, James Joyce, etc.  And, we are interested in science books, such as those by Albert Einstein, Richard Feynman, Paul Dirac, Linus Pauling, Steven Weinberg, Werner Heisenberg, Erwin Schroedinger, Niels Bohr, Ernest Rutherford. Max Planck, Ernrico Fermi, Robert Oppenheimer, etc.

"... But never again as during that all too short period when he and I were one person, when the fulfilled future and the wistful past were mingled in a single gorgeous moment -- when life was literally a dream...."  F. Scott Fitzgerald, from 'Early Success,' The Crack Up, October 1937

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Boltzmann equation

\left( c \boldsymbol{\alpha}\cdot \mathbf{\hat{p}}+\beta mc^2 \right ) \psi = i\hbar\frac{\partial \psi}{\partial t}\,\!

Dirac equation

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