A number of familiar faces from the John F. Kennedy-Lyndon Johnson years are expected to turn out next week for a New York City book party for former interior secretary Stewart Udall. The party at Doubleday's Fifth Avenue headquarters is being hosted by Udall's editor, former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. The Udall book, "To the Inland Empire: Coronado and Our Spanish Legacy," contains several spectacular photographs of the Southwest by Jerry Jacka.

Among the guests expected for the Oct. 28 party are former attorney general Nicholas Katzenbach, former secretary of state Cyrus Vance, former secretary of the treasury Douglas Dillon, former senator and Kennedy Cabinet member Abraham Ribicoff, historian Arthur Schlesinger, former congressman John Brademas and Laurance Rockefeller. There is an outside possibility that Udall's friend and associate on environmental projects, Robert Redford, might also be there. Out and About Washington-based filmmakers Hal and Marilyn Weiner have returned home from New Zealand. They were to begin shooting their film version of "K2," the hit Arena Stage production of a few seasons ago, but were delayed because of the unusually fierce spring storms at the Mount Cook shooting site. Because so much of the movie's action takes place at a two-mile-high location with limited accessibility, the Weiners have delayed filming until January when conditions there are expected to improve ...

Cabaret artist Michael Feinstein, who was such a hit at the Ritz-Carlton last year, is touring Europe in a series of concerts with Liza Minnelli. In a telephone conversation from Paris, Feinstein said Minnelli took him on a tour of all the places her father, Oscar-winning director Vincente Minnelli, took her as a little girl when he was scouting locations for "An American in Paris." That movie was not actually shot in Paris, but the locations he selected were re-created on MGM's back lot and sound stages ...

They may be permissive about guns in Florida, but Eddie Murphy isn't. During the Florida leg of his concert tour he had metal detectors brought in to ensure no pistol-packing mamas or papas were at his shows in Miami, Orlando, West Palm Beach and Gainesville ...

Everyone's got a line on Wall Street. The Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies will gather here Nov. 3 for a White House reception hosted by President and Nancy Reagan and for a dinner at the State Department later that evening. The dinner honoring Secretary of State George Shultz is expected to draw some biggies from the Fortune magazine big-bucks crowd such as Metromedia chairman John Kluge, developer Donald Trump and former ambassadors Walter and Leonore Annenberg. With the dinner underwritten by Merrill Lynch and the table setting by Tiffany & Co., Leonore Annenberg was moved to make a timely comment: "We have a bull in the china shop" ...

It's not 1929, but at Mel Krupin's yesterday, the expensive lunch crowd found a box of apples in the dining room with a sign: "Apples 5 cents. Don't worry" ...