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1 Brodeur, Paul. THE STUNT MAN.
BODLEY HEAD. LONDON 1970 1970 First Edition. 
First British Edition. Close to fine in a fine dj. (Light offsetting to margins of preliminary pages.) Basis for the critically acclaimed film. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Castle, John. THE PASSWORD IS COURAGE.
NORTON. NY 1955 1955 First Edition. 
First American Edition. Fine in a Vg.+ dj. (Some edge tears & touches of shelfsoiling to dj.) Story of Cockney Sergeant-Major Charlie Coward & his one-man war against the Germans behind the lines in W.W.II. Filmed with Dirk Bogarde. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Chabon, Michael. WONDER BOYS.
NY VILLARD BOOKS. 1995 First Edition. Cloth 
Fine in dj. Basis for an excellent film starring Michael Douglas.  
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Clowes, Daniel. (Illustrator) GHOST WORLD.
SEATTLE FANTAGRAPHICS. 1997 First Edition. 
Fine in dj. Filmed by Terry Zwigoff in 2001. Scarce in the hardcover issue.  
Price: 350.00 USD
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5 Doyle, Roddy. THE COMMITMENTS.
VINTAGE CONTEMPORARIES. NY 1989 1989 First Edition. Soft Cover 
First American Edition. A paperback original. Fine in pictorial printed wrappers. Basis for the hit film. Author's FIRST book. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 Ephron, Nora. HEARTBURN.
NY KNOPF. 1983 First Edition. Fine 
ADVANCE READING COPY. Fine in white printed wrappers. Author's FIRST novel. Made into a film. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Forest, Jean-Claude. (Story & Graphic Art illustrations) BARBARELLA.
NY GROVE PRESS. 1966 First Edition. 
First American Edition. About fine in a Nf. dj. (12 1/2" X 9 3/4") (Previous owner's printed bookplate at head of front pastedown. Hint of a mild erasure next to bookplate. A few short edge nicks & tears alongwith a couple light scratches on rear panel of dj.) Basis for the film adaptation starring Jane Fonda. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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8 Hannum, Alberta. ROSEANNA MCCOY.
NY: HOLT. 1947 First Edition. 
About fine in a Vg.+ dj. (Some interior clear tape mends to dj. One-inch tear at head of spine at rear panel of dj. Half-inch tear on front cover. Shallow chipping at spine ends. Spine on dj. age toned) Uncommon title. Hatfields Vs. McCoys. (O)  
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 McCoy, Horace. KISS TOMORROW GOOD-BYE.
NY RANDOM HOUSE. 1948 First Edition. Hardcover Dust Jacket Included Signed by Author(s)
INSCRIBED by Horace McCoy on the front endpaper. ("For Sally- From a bit player who still sdores her. With love and a small sigh for the good old days. Horace. Nov. 1948" A very good+ copy in a good only priceclipped dj. ( Silver dollar-size chip at head of rear dj. Shelf wear & small chips at spine ends on dj. A few other edge tears. Some small remnants of tape repair on interior of dj.) Filmed with James Cagney. Author's FOURTH novel. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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10 Odets, Clifford. THE BIG KNIFE.
RANDOM HOUSE. NY 1949 1949 First Edition. Fine 
Fine in a close to fine dj. (Pin-hole size chip on front cover & a 1/4"- inch scratch. Mild age toning to spine on dj. Tiny spot on fore edge) Filmed with Jack Palance & Rod Steiger. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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11 Reage, Pauline. RETURN TO THE CHATEAU. STORY OF O. (VOLUME 2)
GROVE PRESS. NY 1971 
First American Edition. Fine in a priceclipped Nf. dj. (Couple of very tiny chips at corners of dj. A few small edge nicks in dj.)  
Price: 40.00 USD
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12 Schaefer, Jack. SHANE.
NY BANTAM. 1950 First Edition. 
First paperback edition. A good+ copy in pictorial printed wrappers. (Postage stamp-sized rubbed area at head of front cover of dj. Paper in text age toned) (LC)  
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 Waugh, Evelyn. THE LOVED ONE.
LITTLE, BROWN. BOSTON 1948 1948 1st Edition Hardcover Dust Jacket Included 
First American Edition. Fine in a very good+ dj. (Faint touches of offsetting on rear panel. A few very tiny chips at crest of spine. Couple of short edge tears) Filmed in 1965. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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