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1 Bohme, Margarete. (Ed.) The Diary of a Lost One.
NY THE STUYVESANT PRESS. 1908 Reprint; First Printing Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Early reprint of the Hudson Press Edition. Close to near fine in green cloth covers, lacking the rare DJ. (Vintage bookshop sticker and previous owners name and address on rear pastedown. A few mild spots of shelfwear to covers) Basis for director G. W. Pabst's classic 1929 silent film starring Louise Brooks. (O); 5 1/4" x 7 3/4"; 319 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 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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3 Byrne, Donn. HANGMAN'S HOUSE.
NY THE CENTURY CO. 1926 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First American edition. Very good+ copy in Vg. + pictorial DJ. Illustrated by John Richard Flanagan. Date of "June 7, 1926 at head of front DJ. Flap. (Minor edge wear, including few short edge tears & interior clear tape mends. ) Basis for director John Ford's 1928 silent film which featured a young John Wayne as an extra. An Irish Romance. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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4 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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5 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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6 Chevalier, Tracy. GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING.
LONDON HARPER COLLINS. 1999 0002258900 / 9780002258906 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fine dust jacket 
Very good in fine 2nd issue DJ. , with correct spelling of "Earring" on rear panel of dust jacket. (Text age toned. Chaffing to upper & bottom boards. ) Author's SECOND book. Basis for an acclaimed film adaptation.. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 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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8 Cobb, Irvin S. OLD JUDGE PRIEST.
NY DORAN. 1916 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Cut Autograph of author Irvin S. Cobb on plain white index card laid-into book. ("Yours sincerely, Irvin S. Cobb." ) About fine in green cloth, with gold stamping, lacking the rare DJ. Basis for 2 John Ford films: "Judge Priest" & "The Sun Shines Bright." ; 401 pages 
Price: 200.00 USD
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9 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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10 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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11 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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12 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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13 Junger, Sebastian. THE PERFECT STORM.
NY NORTON. 1997 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 
UNCORRECTED PROOF. SIGNED by the director of the film adaptation Wolfgang Petersen on the title page. Fine in glossy pictorial printed wrappers.; Signed by Contributors 
Price: 375.00 USD
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14 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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15 Nin, Anais. Henry & June: from the Unexpurgated Diary of Anais Nin.
HARCOURT. NY 1986 1986 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 
ADVANCE READING COPY. Fine in pictorial printed wrappers. Basis for the film "Henry And June." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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16 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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17 Pickett, Rex. Sideways. the Ultimate Road Trip, Thelast Hurrah.
New York St. Martin's Griffin. 2004 0312324669 / 9780312324667 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
First edition. A trade-size paperback original. Very close to fine in pictorial printed wrappers. (Text just shy of bright with a trifle toning in evidence. ) Basis for the breakout film hit. ; 5 1/2" X 8 1/2"; 354 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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18 Ponicson, Darryl. The Last Detail.
New York The Dial Press. First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First edition. Very good+ copy in very good+ dust jacket. (Stamp-size rubbed spot at head of front cover. Erasure on front end-paper. Light shelf-wear to jacket. ) Basis for a film adaptation starring actor Jack Nicholson. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 35.00 USD
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19 Prejean, Helen. C. S. J. Dead Man Walking. an Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States.
New York Random House. 1993 0-679-40358-2 / 9780679403586 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First Edition. INSCRIBED by Sister Helen Prejean on half-title. "To... Always let us choose life. July 7, 1993." About fine in very good+ or better dust jacket. (Trace of sunning at upper lefthand edge of front panel. Couple small edge tears & hint of shelfwear at spine ends on jacket. ) Basis for the film adaptation starring Susan Sarandon & Sean Penn. (O) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 278 pages 
Price: 250.00 USD
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20 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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