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STRANGERS ON A TRAIN.

STRANGERS ON A TRAIN.

by HIGHSMITH, PATRICIA.

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New York: Harper & Brothers, [1950]., 1950. First edition. First edition of her first and best known novel. The author is (rightly) regarded as one of the greatest of all noir authors. This, Highsmith's first novel, published when she was 29, served as the basis for the excellent 1951 Warner Brothers film directed by Alfred Hitchcock with a screenplay by Raymond Chandler, Czenzi Ormonde and Whitfield Cook; it starred Robert Walker, Ruth Roman, and Farley Granger. Inscribed by the author on the half title page: "For -- -- I am surprised !!! to see this collector's item -- on 22 Oct. 1981. Pat Highsmith." Fine in dust jacket with some light wear to the spine ends, a tiny crease to the bottom edge of the front cover panel and two tiny nicks to the bottom edge of the rear cover panel. Both the spine and the front cover are bright and unfaded. In her first novel, Highsmith revels in eliciting the unsettling psychological forces that lurk beneath the surface of everyday life. Two men… Read More
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STRANGERS ON A TRAIN.

STRANGERS ON A TRAIN.

by HIGHSMITH, PATRICIA.

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New York: Harper & Brothers, [1950]., 1950. First edition. First edition of her first and best known novel. The author is (rightly) regarded as one of the greatest of all noir authors. This, Highsmith's first novel, published when she was 29, served as the basis for the excellent 1951 Warner Brothers film directed by Alfred Hitchcock with a screenplay by Raymond Chandler, Czenzi Ormonde and Whitfield Cook; it starred Robert Walker, Ruth Roman, and Farley Granger. Inscribed by the author on the title page: "For Clive Hirschhorn / With friendly good wishes / Patricia Highsmith / 31 Oct 1987 / London." Laid-in is a typed letter signed from Hirschhorn to Highsmith on Sunday Express letterhead where he requests that she sign his copy of her book, asks not to date her inscription to him, and asks if they might meet for lunch. Her inked reply is at the bottom of his letter and signed as "Pat." Hirschhorn held an epic tenure as theater critic for the British "Sunday… Read More
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Strangers on a Train.

Strangers on a Train.

by Highsmith, Patricia

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1950. First edition of the author's classic first book, basis for the classic Alfred Hitchcock film. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, "For Margaret avec plaisir Patricia Highsmith." Near fine in a very good dust jacket that shows some of the endemic fading to the spine panel. Jacket design by Irv Doktor. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare and desirable signed and inscribed. For eliciting the menace that lurks in familiar surroundings, there's no one like Patricia Highsmith" (Time). The success of Strangers on a Train allowed Highsmith to quit "hack" writing for magazines and devote her energies full time to fiction. "Her books evoke a quiet tension, a persistent apprehension, which is all the more terrifying and suspenseful for its aura of plausibility" (Vinson, 643-44). It was adapted as a film in 1951, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Farley Granger and Ruth Roman.
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Strangers on a Train.

Strangers on a Train.

by Highsmith, Patricia

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1950. First edition of the author's classic first book, basis for the classic Alfred Hitchcock film. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author in the year of publication on the dedication page, "Strangers in the night June 1, 1950 Patricia Highsmith." Very good in a very good dust jacket with light rubbing and wear. Jacket design by Irv Doktor. For eliciting the menace that lurks in familiar surroundings, there's no one like Patricia Highsmith" (Time). The success of Strangers on a Train allowed Highsmith to quit "hack" writing for magazines and devote her energies full time to fiction. "Her books evoke a quiet tension, a persistent apprehension, which is all the more terrifying and suspenseful for its aura of plausibility" (Vinson, 643-44). It was adapted as a film in 1951, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Farley Granger and Ruth Roman.
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Strangers on a Train

by Patricia Highsmith

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New York: Harper & Brothers, [1950], 1950. Highsmith's first novel, and the basis for Hitchcock's celebrated film noir. First edition. Date code B-Z (February 1950) on copyright page. 8vo. [viii], 299 pp. Light blue cloth. Slightly toned at edges and spine, wear at edges, no writing to pages in a good jacket with very little of the spine fading, minor chips to spine ends, repair at back edge, still presents very nicely. This book is signed by the author directly on the title page "Patricia Highsmith". Pictures available upon request. $4.500
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STRANGERS ON A TRAIN.

STRANGERS ON A TRAIN.

by HIGHSMITH, PATRICIA.

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London: The Cresset Press, 1950., 1950. First edition. First U. K. edition of her first and best known novel brilliantly filmed by Alfred Hitchcock, from a screenplay written in large part by Raymond Chandler. Publisher's File Copy with slip affixed to front fly leaf. Near fine in dust jacket with some light professional restoration to the spine ends and corners. In her first novel, Highsmith revels in eliciting the unsettling psychological forces that lurk beneath the surface of everyday life. Two men meet quite casually on the Washington-to-New York train, Guy Haines, a tennis star, and Bruno Anthony, who makes an offer to exchange murders. Bruno Anthony, will kill Guy Haines' estranged wife if Guy will kill Bruno's hated father. Guy doesn't take Bruno seriously until his wife, Miriam, is found murdered in an amusement park. Guy becomes the chief suspect, which threatens his tennis career; his romantic involvement with a U.S. senator's daughter, Anne Morton; his hopes for a… Read More
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Strangers on a Train

Strangers on a Train

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-Cresset Press (1950)-. First UK edition, 1950. Her first book. Cloth. A particularly nice copy, pages clean and unmarked, blue cloth bright with only minute shelf-wear to tail of the spine. Very good indeed in minor edge-worn dustjacket with some sunning to spine, and some very small closed tears. I have just catalogued 49 Patricia Highsmith first editions and proof copies from my own collection. Please ask for a list if you are also a collector.
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Strangers on a Train

by HIGHSMITH, PATRICIA

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Newton, Massachusetts
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1950. First Edition; publisher's file copy of the author's first novel, with their stamps on the top edge and front free endpaper; near very good in a worn and chipped dust jacket.
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Strangers on a Train

by HIGHSMITH PATRICIA

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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London: Cresset, 1950. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. (London: The Cresset Press 1950). First UK Edition. Publisher's blue boards with gilt lettering to the front board and spine. Just the merest hint of foxing to the page block edges otherwise a lovely, bright and clean VG+ copy. The D/W designed by J Yunge-Bateman is priced 10/6 to the inside flap as called for. The D/W has the wide flaps required by the first edition. The D/W is has a clean back panel with a small patch of insignificant surface loss to the left hand edge and the red spine is now a lighter hue of red (but not as far as burnt orange seen on other copies which have suffered much more). The D/W has had NO RESTORATION and is NOT PRICE-CLIPPED and is a totally honest example in perfectly shelvable condition. Formerly owned by the late, great bookseller George Locke (Ferret Fantasy). Famously filmed in 1951 and directed by Alfred Hitchcock starring Farley Granger as Guy Haines, Robert Walker as Bruno Anthony, Ruth… Read More
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STRANGERS ON A TRAIN

by Highsmith, Patricia

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1950. Very good in very good jacket.. First edition of Highsmith's debut novel, a slow-burn thriller in which one murder becomes a prelude to a larger psychological drama in which anyone can become a killer. A chance meeting on a train between strangers sets into motion a series of events that slowly unravel the sanity of both in this acclaimed mystery. Rather than pursuing a puzzle to be solved, Highsmith instead teases out the lurking darkness in her hero/anti-hero by exquisitely small degrees. Also the inspiration for Hitchcock's classic film (but with a different ending), STRANGERS ON A TRAIN is one of the most memorable midcentury US American entries in crime fiction, and quite difficult to find in a nice example of the original dust jacket. 8'' x 5.75''. Original light blue cloth stamped in navy. In original price-clipped color pictorial dust jacket designed by Irv Docktor. Fore-edge machine deckle. [8], 299, [1] pages. Jacket with shallow chipping to spine ends,… Read More
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STRANGERS ON A TRAIN

STRANGERS ON A TRAIN

by HIGHSMITH, PATRICIA

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NEW YORK NY: HARPER & BROTHERS. VG/G. PUB 1950. FIRST EDITION. ISBN: BASIS FOR THE CLASSIC HITCHCOCK FILM. BOOK HAS CIRCULAR GLUE STAINS ON THE PASTEDOWN ENDPAPERS WITH A FAINTLENDING LIBRARY STAMP ON THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. OTHERWISE THE BOOK ISVERY NICE WITH A FEW PAGES SOILED AND A FEW PAGES THAT HAD CORNERSCREASED. D.J. HAS NUMEROUS LONG TEARS WITH ASSOCIATED CREASING, 3/16"LOSS AT THE TOP OF THE LIGHTLY COLOR-FADED SPINE PANEL, A THUMB NAIL SIZEPIECE MISSING AT THE TOP REAR SPINE CORNER, HIGHSMITH'S PICTURE ON THEREAR PANEL IS MODERATELY RUBBED WITH TAPE SHADOW'S TO THE FORE-EDGE FOLDSEVIDENCE PREVIOUS ATTEMPT TO REPAIR. D. J. IS NOW MENDED/REINFORCED WITHHEAT-SET TISSUE. STILL A PRESENTABLE COPY AND A CANDITATE FORIMPROVEMENT.. Keywords: MYSTERY, FIRST BOOK, INVISIBLE, ABCDEF.
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Strangers on a Train

by Highsmith, Patricia

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First Edition
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1950. First Edition. Good/Good. First edition, first printing. In publisher's blue cloth binding stamped in darker blue. Good, with cloth a bit mottled, faded at spine ends. Offsetting to endsheets and pages toned. In a Good tattered dust jacket, faded at the spine with large chips missing from the spine ends and an internal chip to the spine panel, dampstain to front panel and flap; with price of $2.75 visible, though nearly removed by a missing chip at the corner. Highsmith's first novel, which served as the basis for a film directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
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Strangers on a Train

by Highsmith, Patricia

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Used - Near Fine
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First American Edition
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1950. First printing with First editiion statement on copyright page and code B-Z. Tight and square with no markings. Light blue cloth is tanned at spine but tips still pretty sharp. Facsimilie jacket is fresh and bright and protected in mylar. Basis for classic Hitchcock film. . First American Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine (Facsimilie Dust jacket). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Strangers On a Train.

by HIGHSMITH, Patricia.

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Used - Very Good in Fine dust jacket
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NY:: Harper & Brothers,. Very Good in Fine dust jacket. 1950. Hardcover. The author's first book. Made into the 1951 Alfred Hitchcock film noir classic. Stated first edition with B-Z code. Slight spine slant, a bit faded along the spine with a small stain at the base, small tape marks on front and rear endpapers, else very good in a fine supplied facsimile dust jacket. ; 299 pages .
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Strangers on a Train

by Highsmith, Patricia

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First Edition
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New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1950. First Edition. Good+. First edition. Bound in publisher's cloth, lacking the dust jacket. Good+. Spine faded. Cloth mottled, scuffed at rear and worn at corners and spine ends. A solid first of The Talented Mr. Ripley author's first novel, which was the basis of the classic Hitchcock film noir.
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Strangers on a Train

by Highsmith, Patricia

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Harper & Brothers, 1950. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Stated First Edition with B-Z code. This copy has been professionally re-bound in blue cloth boards with titles on spine and new end papers. Fine facsimile jacket. Browning to page edges. .
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Strangers on a Train

by Patricia Highsmith

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London: The Cresset Press, 1950. First edition. Cloth. Good. 7.5" by 5" . None . The first impression of this popular psychological thriller novel by Patricia Highsmith, adapted as a film in 1951 by Alfred Hitchcock. The first edition, first impression of this popular psychological thriller novel by Patricia Highsmith, adapted into a successful film by Alfred Hitchcock in 1951, and later by Robert Sparr in 1969. Following the story of two men and their entanglement after agreeing to 'trade' murders, the author's first novel.  Patricia Highsmith was an American novelist and short story writer. Her psychological thrillers are widely known, particularly her series featuring the character of Tom Ripley. In the original publisher's full cloth binding. Externally sound with shelf wear and some bumping to the head and tail of the spine and extremities. A touch of darkening to the spine and minor cocking forward of the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Light minor spotting and faint handling mark to the… Read More
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STRANGERS ON A TRAIN

by Highsmith, patricia

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Paperback
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corgi books, uk, 1952 first edition. 905 very good - fine, reading crease paperback,
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STRANGERS ON A TRAIN

by HIGHSMITH, PATRICIA

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FIRST PRINTING
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albany, New York
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NY: BANTAM BOOK, 1951. FIRST PRINTING . PAPERBACK. Good. BATNAM #905, WEAR TH THE SPINE AREA.
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Strangers on a Train

by Patricia Highsmith

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Used - Excellent Condition
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[ Edition: First ]
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Paperback
ISBN 13
9780393351934
ISBN 10
0393351939
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[ Edition: First ]. Excellent Condition. [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ][ Ships Daily ] [ Underlining/Highlighting: NONE ] [ Writing: NONE ] Publisher: W.W Norton & Company Pub Date: 1/19/2021 Binding: paperback Pages: 273
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