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1 Bauby, Jean-Dominique. (Text) Leggatt, Jeremy. (Trans. ) The Diving Bell and the Butterfly.
New York Knopf. 1997 0375401156 / 9780375401152 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First American edition. Fine in close to fine dust jacket. (Mild crease at upper edge of front jacket flap. ) Filmed by director Julian Schnabel to great acclaim. Cannes Film Festival winner. Awarded 3 Golden Globes & winner of the New York Film Critics Best Picture & Best Foreign film of 2007 by the National Board of Review. ; 4 3/4" x 7 1/4"; 132 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 Benchley, Peter. JAWS.
London Andre Deutsch. 1974 0233965106 / 9780233965109 First Edition; First Printing Hard cover with letter Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First British edition. Comes with single paragraph typed and SIGNED letter from Peter Benchley. Dated 1981. (Trace of off-setting at upper tips of letter. Envelope included. ) Near fine in near fine dust jacket with none of the color fading of titles at spine as often encountered. Choice copy of this iconic title. ; 5 3/4" x 7 3/4"; 272 pages 
Price: 750.00 USD
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3 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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4 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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5 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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6 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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7 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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8 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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9 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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10 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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11 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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12 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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13 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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14 Higgins, Colin. Harold and Maude.
Philadelphia Lippincott. 1971 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First edition. Near fine in fine dust jacket. (Light trace of foxing to upper edge of cloth covers. ) Basis for the classic Hal Ashby directed film. ; 5 1/2" X 8 1/4"; 145 pages 
Price: 375.00 USD
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15 Hornby, Nick. High Fidelity.
London Gollancz. 1995 0575057483 / 9780575057487 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First edition. Fine in fine dust jacket. (Previous owner gift presentation inked at head of front end-paper. ) Basis for the cult film adaptation. ; 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" ; 253 pages 
Price: 150.00 USD
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16 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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17 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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18 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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19 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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20 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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