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1 Carlin, George A. HE WHO GETS SLAPPED.
NY GROSSET & DUNLAP. 1925 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First Photoplay Edition. Cut Autograph of film star Norma Shearer in one of her early silent film appearances alongside actor Lon Chaney. Laid-into book on index card. ("Most sincerely, Norma Shearer." ) A very good+ copy in Vg. + DJ. (Moderate evidence of a bookplate removal from front endpaper. Chip at head of spine affecting portion of "He" in title word. One other small chip at crest of spine & front cover. 1" & 1/2"-inch tear at base of front cover adjacent to spine) Features 8 stills from the film. Front cover illustration depicts Lon Chaney in his clown make-up with actress Norma Shearer. (O); 273 pages 
Price: 450.00 USD
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2 Chandler, Raymond. THE BIG SLEEP.
CLEVELAND WORLD PUBLISHING COMPANY. 1946 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
First Photoplay Edition. Close to near fine in a Vg. dj. (Text age toned. The dj. has several interior clear tape mends corresponding to the tears in the dj. Shallow chipping at spine ends. Traces of rubbing & shelfwear to dj.) Covers depict scenes from the Howard Hawk's directed film, starring Humphrey Bogart & Lauren Bacall. The pictorial endpapers & pastedowns also depict scenes from the film as do the full page photo inserts interspliced throughout text) 
Price: 175.00 USD
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3 Crawford, F. Marion. THE WHITE SISTER.
NY: GROSSET & DUNLAP. 1929 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Photoplay Edition. Near fine in a Vg. dj. (Short edge nicks & tears at edges of dj. Mild shelfwear to dj.) Nice Lillian Gish cover. Illustrated with scenes from the film. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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4 de Haas, Arline. MY MAN.
LONDON THE READERS LIBRARY. 1928 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First British Photoplay Edition. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (Mild cracking at front hinge. Tiny chip at upper right hand edge of spine on jacket. ) Sharp copy with comedianne Fanny Brice depicted on front cover. Features a photo inset. A Warner Bros. Vitaphone 'talkie'. (O) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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5 Dumas, Alexandre. THE THREE MUSKETEERS.
WARD LOCK & CO. LONDON ND (1948) 1948 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Photoplay Edition. A somewhat worn copy in pictorial boards, with cloth spine. 8 color illustrations & numerous black & white illustrations from the film. ( Color frontispiece partially detached. Shelfwear) The 1948 version of the classic starring Gene Kelly. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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6 Fowler, Guy. (Novelization) THE DAWN PATROL.
NY GROSSET & DUNLAP. 1930 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First Edition. SIGNED by actor Douglas Fairbanks, Jr on a black & white publicity photo (4" X 5") laid-into the book. Fairbanks co-starred in the role of Douglas 'Doug' Scott. The photo is from his elder years. (Near fine in grey cloth covers in very good+ dust jacket. (Tape reinforcement at top & bottom edges of interior of jacket. Edge tears in jacket. ) Attractive copy of this World War One aerial combat drama which was directed by Howard Hawks. Illustrated with scenes from the film. Based on a short story by John Monk Saunders. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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7 Gallico, Paul. (Text) Dickey, Bill. (Foreword) PRIDE OF THE YANKEES.
NY GROSSET & DUNLAP. 1942 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Photoplay. Madison Square edition. (7 3/4" X 5 1/3") Near fine in orange-colored cloth in a Vg. DJ. (Edge tears & a small chip at base of spine. Trace of damping on inside of DJ. ) Gary Cooper depicted on front cover. (O) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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8 Grey, Zane. THE HERITAGE OF THE DESERT.
NY GROSSET & DUNLAP. 1933 Reprint Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Reprint of photoplay edition for the Henry Hathaway directed western film starring Randolph Scott, who is depicted holding actress Sally Blane on front cover. Mach Tey artwork. No stills represented in text or film credits on jacket. Very good copy in green cloth binding in price-clipped Vg. Dust jacket. (Previous owner's western motif bookplate on front paste-down. Couple faint pen lines on rear panel. Shallow chipping at spine ends, not affecting titles. A few other small chips at edges of jacket. ) 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9 Holman, Russell. SPEEDY.
GROSSET & DUNLAP. NY (1928) 1928 111261429X / 9781112614293 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine 
Close to fine in Vg. + . Dust jacket (Couple of small edge chips. Shelfsoiling to covers. ) Harold Lloyd. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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10 Morrison, Alex. (Novelization) Body and Soul.
London World Film Publications Limited. 1948 First Edition; First Printing Stapled Wrappers Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Near fine in stapled pictorial printed wrappers. (Trifle shelf wear, otherwise about fine. ) (86pp. ) (4 3/4" X 7 1/4") Illustrated with photo portraits of actors in film and stills from the film. Actors John Garfield and Lilli Palmer are pictured on front cover. No U. S. Photoplay was produced. (O); 4 3/4" x 7 1/4"; 86 pages 
Price: 150.00 USD
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11 Nordhoff, Charles. And, Hall, James Norman. PASSAGE TO MARSEILLE. (Originally Published as : "Men Without Country.")
NY GROSSET & DUNLAP. 1944 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Photoplay edition. Very good copy in a good only dust jacket. (Previous owner's inked inscription on front end-paper. Name inked on front paste-down as well. Front flap separated from rest of jacket but still intact. Shallow chipping to edges of jacket. Short black marker line at bottom edge. ) Humphrey Bogart cover. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12 O'Brien, Frederick. White Shadows in the South Seas.
NY GROSSET & DUNLAP. 1928 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First Photoplay Edition. Near fine in close to . Near fine dust jacket. (Previous owner's inked quotation on front end paper. Traces of offsetting on rear paste down. Small chip at bottom right hand corner tip of front cover jacket. A few small edge tears jacket. ) Stunning cover art by Skrenda, depicting a South Sea's maiden and her boyfriend amid a stylized lagoon setting. The film starred Monte Blue & Raquel Torres. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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13 Packer, Eleanor. The Plainsman.
Racine Whitman Publishing Company. 1936 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Big Little Book. (3 1/2" X 4 1/2") Photoplay edition. Very good copy. (Light shelf wear & rubbing to covers. Mild spine lean. ) Numerous photos illustrations from the Cecil B. De Mille film starring Gary Cooper and Jean Arthur. (O) ; 3 1/2' X 4 1/2" 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 Prouty, Olive Higgins. Stella Dallas.
New York Grosset & Dunlap. 1925 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Photoplay edition. Very good + in blue cloth, in a supplied facsimile dust jacket. Dust jacket shows chipping around upper & bottom edges of spine. Previous owner's 1926 inscription on front endpaper. Rear hinge neatly cracked. ) Features photo stills from the 1925 Henry King silent film. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Stevenson, Robert Louis. DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE.
NY GROSSET & DUNLAP 1941 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Photoplay Edition. Near fine in red cloth with black titles in 1/4"-inch trimmed dust jacket . (Shelf soiling to jacket with several edge tears & couple small chips. Previous owner's ink inscription on front paste down partially concealed by front flap. Couple stamp abrasions on front jacket flap. ) Actor Spencer Tracey depicted on front panel. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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16 Stevenson, Robert Louis. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. (Including "The Master of Ballantrae." )
New York Grosset & Dunlap. 1932 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
First photoplay edition. Near fine in fine SUPPLIED FACSIMILE dust jacket. Autograph of film star Fredric March laid-in on white index card. (Trace of mild shelf wear to book. ) First state of the photoplay with 7 sepia tone stills from the Ruben Mamoulian directed film in text. Fredric March was awarded the Best Actor Oscar for his performance. An elusive photoplay. (GC) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 234 pages 
Price: 450.00 USD
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17 Wallis, J.H. THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW.
TOWER. NY 1944 1944 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Photoplay Edition. Very good+ copy in very good dust jacket. (Crest of spine chipped. Moderate chipping at head & base of rear panel. Edge tears. ) Joan Bennett & Edward G. Robinson cover. A Fritz Lang film. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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18 Warren, Joseph. REVENGE.
GROSSET & DUNLAP. NY 1928 1928 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Photoplay edition. Close to fine in red cloth in very good dust jacket. (Shallow chipping at spine ends with virtually no loss to titles. Tiny chips at head of front cover. Edge tears & mild darkening to spine on jacket. ) Dolores Del Rio cover. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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19 West, Wallace. (From The Novel by Johnfox, Jr. ) THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINE.
New York Lynn Books 1936 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
First Photoplay Edition. Cut autograph of actress Sylvia Sidney laid-in on index card. Near fine in pictorial boards, without DJ. As issued. Illustrated with scenes from the film co-starring Henry Fonda. (O) 
Price: 200.00 USD
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20 Winsor, Kathleen. Forever Amber.
New York MacMillan. 1947 31ST EDITION31ST. PRINTING; 31st. PRINTING Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
First Photoplay edition. The 31st printing from 1947 to promote the motion picture starring actress Linda Darnell who is pictured in costuume as Amber St Clare on the front cover of dust jacket. Very good+ in a ver good dust jacket. (Several chips and edge tears to dust jacket) Despite wear this is an uncommon photoplay. (O) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 652 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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