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21 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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22 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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23 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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24 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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25 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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26 Susann, Jacqueline. Valley of the Dolls.
New York Bernard Geis Associates. 1966 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First edition. Very close to fine in near fine dust jacket. (A few short edge tears & nicks at spine ends on jacket. ) An exceptionally nice example of this phenomenal bestseller and basis for the film adaptation. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 442 pages 
Price: 750.00 USD
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27 Susann, Jacqueline. VALLEY OF THE DOLLS.
NY: BERNARD GEIS ASSOCIATES. 1966 1966 0739418378 / 9780739418376 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine 
First edition. About fine, but for trifle hint of foxing at top edge, in a Vg. + or better DJ. (Shallow 1/2"-inch chip at crest of spine on DJ. No loss to titles. Slender chip at base of spine. A few short edge tears & traces of light shelf-wear to DJ. Faint sticker ghost on front end-paper. ) Basis for the film adaptation. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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28 Vassilikas, Vassilis. Z.
FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX. NY 1968 1968 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine 
First American Edition. Fine in very good+ price-clipped dust jacket. (Couple small holes in jacket on rear panel. Faint touch of soiling on rear panel. ) Basis for the gripping Costa Gavras film. (O) 
Price: 75.00 USD
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29 Vassilikos, Vassilis. Z.
LONDON MACDONALD. 1969 0356024695 / 9780356024691 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First U. K. Edition. Close to fine in price-clipped near fine dust jacket. (Mild erasure at head of front end paper. Couple tiny edge nicks & spots of shelf wear at corners of jacket. ) Filmed by Costa-Gavras. (O) 
Price: 75.00 USD
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30 Waller, Robert James. THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY.
NY WARNER BOOKS. 1992 044651652X / 9780446516525 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Fine in a fine dj. Basis for the Clint Eastwood film. (O) 
Price: 75.00 USD
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31 Waller, Robert James. THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY.
NY: WARNER BOOKS. 1992 1992 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 
ADVANCE READING COPY. (Publicity letter from publisher laid-in) Fine in pictorial printed wrappers. Basis for the film. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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32 Waller, Robert James. THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY.
NY: WARNER BOOKS. 1992 1992 044651652X / 9780446516525 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Advance Complimentary Copy. (Publisher's letter to a bookseller laid-in) Fine in dj. (Couple of minute spects of foxing at top edge) Basis for the film. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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33 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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34 White, W.L. THEY WERE EXPENDABLE.
New York Harcourt, Brace. 1942 0151894957 / 9780151894956 First Edition; First Printing Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Near fine in very good+ dust jacket. Cut Autograph of actor Robert Montgomery who co-starred with John Wayne in the role of Lt. John "Brick" Brickley on index card laid-into book. (Couple tiny nicks at top edge. Chipping at spine ends on DJ. , without affect to titles. Orange hue on spine of DJ. Mildly faded. Short edge tears in DJ. Previous owner's name & date inked at head of front pastedown. Mild erasure on front endpaper. ) Basis for director John Ford's film that British film director Lindsay Anderson deemed his masterpiece. ; 5 1/2" X 8 1/4"; 309 pages 
Price: 375.00 USD
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