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Phantom Of the Opera

By Leroux, Gaston


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The Phantom of the Opera is a novel by French writer Gaston Leroux. It was first published as a serialization in Le Gaulois from September 23, 1909 to January 8, 1910. Initially, the story sold very poorly upon publication in book form and was even out of print several times during the twentieth century, despite the success of its various film and stage adaptations. The most notable of these were the 1925 film depiction and Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986 musical. The Phantom of the Opera musical is now the longest running Broadway show in history, and one of the most lucrative entertainment enterprises of all time.

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The Phantom of the Opera

LEROUX, Gaston

New York: Bobbs-Merrill. (1911). First. First American edition. Color frontispiece and four striking two-page color illustrations by Andre Castaigne as issued. Contemporary owner name on the front fly, bottom corners a trifle bumped, near fine in a very good example of the exceptionally rare dustwrapper. The jacket has some professional internal repair, and some modest chipping at the spine ends that continues a bit onto the rear panel near the crown. The jacket art repeats the striking Castaigne image of the Phantom descending the staircase of the Paris Opera House, and wraps around onto the spine, and is overprinted in embossed gold. From an older private collection, this was long thought to be the only known jacketed copy (we remember when it last appeared in a catalogue about 25 years ago), but our research has identified two other jacketed copies. One is a variant design with identical text, type, and $1.25 price, but utilizing a different image from the book, while the third known surviving example is the same design as this copy but with significantly more chipping. Housed in a custom cloth clamshell case. Filmed several times, most indelibly with Lon Chaney as the vengeful composer, and in recent decades transformed into a successful musical play, and a less successful musical film. Some modest flaws, but try to find another. A true rarity. .

  • Published: (1911)
  • Edition: First
Sold by: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA
$38,500.00

The Phantom of the Opera

LEROUX, Gaston

London: Mills and Boon Limited, , 1911. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in black morocco, onlay of a mask to front board, title to spine in silver, black marbled endpapers, silver edges. Housed in a black flat cloth solander box by The Chelsea Bindery with the spine lettered in silver. An excellent copy. First UK edition, first printing in English of this mystery thriller which formed the basis for Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical and several film adaptations. In his day Leroux was considered "the foremost of the modern French writers of detective fiction."

  • Published: 1911
Sold by: Peter Harrington
$5,777.63

Phantom of the Opera

Leroux, Gaston

Unicorn Pub House. HardCover. New.

Sold by: Outletzon
$5,302.66

The Phantom of the Opera

LEROUX, GASTON

Indianapolis: Bobbs Merrill, 1911. First Edition - American. Very minor small rubbed spot on the rear board, else a fine fresh copy with the white lettering fully intact and bright. Illustrated with color paintings by Andre Castaigne. A very influential novel and the basis of many film adaptations, firstly with Lon Chaney Senior in 1925, as well of the basis of the Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical - one of the most successful of all time.

  • Published: 1911
Sold by: James Pepper Rare Books, Inc.
$1,500.00

The Phantom of the Opera

Leroux, Gaston

New York: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1911. New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1911. First American edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, 357 p. Title page verso states "Press of Braunworth & Co. Bookbinders and Printers, Brooklyn, N. Y." Illustrated with 4 double page full color plates and full color frontispiece. Gorgeously illustrated edition of Leroux's classic tale of the Paris Opera House. Front board blindstamped with image of the phantom. Brown boards with cream lettering. Near fine.. First American Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Castaigne, Andre. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

  • Published: 1911
  • Condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: First American Edition
Sold by: Rose's Books, IOBA
$1,250.00

The Phantom of the Opera

LEROUX, Gaston

New York: Grosset & Dunlap. (1911 - really 1925). First. Photoplay edition. Page edges a little soiled, else about fine in a striking, very good dustwrapper with some tears and small chips. Retains two of the vivid two-page color illustrations by Andre Castaigne that appeared in the first American edition, as well as adds stills from the Universal film featuring Lon Chaney. An attractive copy. .

  • Published: (1911 - really 1925)
  • Edition: First
Sold by: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA
$850.00

The Phantom of the Opera

Leroux, Gaston

NY: Bobbs-Merril Co.. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1911. First Edition. Original Cloth. Owner's name on the fep (dated 1911). Covers unrubbed. Very attractive copy. Slightest flaking of the "bbs" in Bobbs at the bottom of the spine. ; Slight wear/soiling to covers, spotting on spine. Missing frontice, although the tissue cover is present. All three interior double-page illustrations are present.; 5x7 1/2"; 357 pages .

  • Published: 1911
  • Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
Sold by: Robert's Bookshop
$700.00

THE BROKEN VASE

STOUT, Rex

Farrar, 1941. First edition, Fine condition/ Fine dust jacket.

  • Published: 1941
Sold by: Black and White Books
$600.00

The Phantom of the Opera

Leroux, Gaston

New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1911. First American edition. Hardcover. Andre Castaigne. 357pp. Octavo [19 cm] Rust colored cloth with titles stamped in white on the front board and backstrip. Blind stamped portrait of the phantom on the front board. Very good. Minor rubbing at corners. Internally clean. Five color illustrations by Andre Castaigne (four are double page). Nice copy of this work that was the basis for the classic film and musical of the same name.

  • Published: 1911
  • Edition: First American edition
Sold by: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA
$600.00

The Phantom Of The Opera

Leroux, Gaston

New York: The Bobbs - Merrill Company, 1911. Clean text. VG, no dust jacket. In original brown cloth binding with blindstamp of phantom on front cover. Neat gift inscription on front free endpaper. American service library association label on paste down endpaper and War Service Library Stamp on title page in margin, as well as War Service Library band on rear paste down endpaper else no other markings. Very clean. Neat archival repair to cracking over rear endpaper. Corner of front cover has been previously bent, but is not straight, resulting in wrinkling to cloth along line of bend and cracking to paste down endpaper, still a very attractive copy with photos available upon request. Frontis illustration in color with guard tissue present. . First American Edition. Hard Cover Cloth. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Andre Castaigne. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

  • Published: 1911
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First American Edition
Sold by: Vera Enterprises LLC
$450.00

The Phantom Of The Opera

Leroux, Gaston

New York, NY, USA: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1911. 1st American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Castaigne, Andre. Brown embossed boards with cream letters and graphics. Some of the lettering on the spine has flaked off. FIRST US EDITION. There are five tipped in color illustrations. The frontis is one page with tissue intact and the remaining four pages are double paged. 357 pages.

  • Published: 1911
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Edition: 1st American Edition
Sold by: Olmstead Books
$450.00

Phantom of the Opera

Leroux, Gaston

New York: Bobbs Merrill, 1911 8vo. Original cloth with blindstamped image of phantom on front cover and mask on spine. First American edition. No "Braunworth" printer's slug on copyright page. White lettering is bright on front cover and moderately rubbed publisher's name at foot of spine. 5 color plates by Andre Castaigne, 4 of which are double-page. 357 pp. Hinges moderately cracked, but binding secure. Board corners mildly bumped. Very mild wear to spine extremities. Page edges toned. Else VERY GOOD +. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Andre Castaigne. 8vo.

  • Published: 1911
  • Condition: Very Good
Sold by: The Bookery
$400.00

Phantom of the Opera

Leroux, Gaston

New York: Bobbs Merrill, 1911 8vo. Original cloth with blindstamped image of phantom on front cover and mask on spine. First American edition. No "Braunworth" printer's slug on copyright page. White lettering is bright on front cover and moderately rubbed publisher's name at foot of spine. 5 color plates by Andre Castaigne, 4 of which are double-page. 357 pp. Hinges moderately cracked, but binding secure. Board corners mildly bumped. Very mild wear to spine extremities. Page edges toned. Else VERY GOOD +. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Andre Castaigne. 8vo.

  • Published: 1911
  • Condition: Very Good
Sold by: The Bookery
$400.00

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Leroux, Gaston

Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. A pristine volume.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

  • Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Sold by: Rare Book Cellar
$375.00

The Phantom of the Opera

Leroux, Gaston

New York: Bobbs Merrill, 1911, 1911. First American Edition . Cloth. Good. Illustrated Cloth. First Edition in English. Lacking the "Braunworth Press, Brooklyn, New York" printer's slug on the copyright page, which I am informed is present on an inscribed copy dated February 11, 1911, but, aside from some differences in inking of the type, I can find no other bibliographic differences. Striking two-page color illustrations, some of which were not reprinted in later editions. A solid copy with some wear at corners where it is beginning to fray, a 3/8" square area of fraying at top of spine, a few tiny spots of white lettering on the front cover have chipped off, but all lettering is complete and most is strong. Two minor shallow stains 1" x 1/8" at the top edges of a few pages near the back of the book. Long tear on p 72, without loss. Rear hinge cracked through but holding. All illustrations present.

  • Published: 1911
  • Condition: Good
  • Edition: First American Edition
Sold by: Arroyo Seco Books
$375.00

The Phantom of the Opera

LEROUX, Gaston

Grosset & Dundap, 1911. Hardcover. Very Good. No date, copyright is 1911, believed to be 1925 printing. Scarce. Illustrated by Andrew Castaigne and with scenes from the universal production starring Lon Chaney. Very Good hardcover in Fair DJ. Pages are clean, crisp and unmarked. Binding is tight, Hinges strong. Dust Jacket is chipped on edge with two larger chips on top front edge. Dust jacket is in mylar. Photos available upon request.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!

  • Published: 1911
  • Condition: Very Good
Sold by: Redux Books
$300.00

The Phantom of the Opera [Hardcover] by Gaston Leroux

Gaston Leroux

Harper & Row, Publishers, 1988. Hardcover. First Edition/Signed and inscribed by illustra. First edition first printing full number line signed and inscribed by Greg Hildebrandt clean pages . no remainder mark . There is the original sticker on the front cover. I ship daily.Free delivery confirmation.19B

  • Published: 1988
  • Condition: First Edition
Sold by: Booksnsuch
$275.00

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Leroux, Gaston

Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1990. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. A pristine volume.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

  • Published: 1990
  • Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Sold by: Rare Book Cellar
$275.00

The Phantom Of The Opera

Gaston Leroux

Blackstone Audiobooks. New.

Sold by: Outletzon
$221.52

Phantom of the Opera

Leroux, Gaston

Mysterious Pr. HardCover. New.

Sold by: Outletzon
$217.25