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Lot 121. Katharine Hepburn. (1907-2003). Iconic four-time Academy Award-winning American star of film, television and stage, widely recognized for her sharp wit, New England gentility and fierce independence. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Hepburn as the number one female star in their Greatest American Screen Legends list.

Signed book:The Making of the AFRICAN QUEEN or How I went to Africa with Bogart, Bacall, and Huston and Almost Lost My Mind. Hard cover, 7.5x9.5, jacket with $15.95 price intact. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987. Third printing. 128 pages. Signed in black ink on blank leaf before title page.

Slight creasing to jacket, otherwise very good. Dust jacket is protected in a fresh removable acid-free mylar protector. One of Hepburn’s most desired signed books and one rarely ever signed.

MB. $150. Est. $650

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