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The Best Years of Our Lives (Norwegian Photoplay)

By KANTOR, MacKinlay

OSLO: Ekko Forlag, 1948. Bound in black cloth and illustrated boards. One small dent to top of rear panel. A rare Norwegian Photoplay edition -- title, "De Beste Arene Av Vart Liv". With photo of Dana Andrews and Teresa Wright on front panel of book -- and full page black and white photos from the movie interspersed throughout the book. 138 pp. Rare (no copies on OCLC/Worldcat). Text in Norwegian. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Photoplay Edition.

$55.00

Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy: The Filming of the Doublas Adams classic (Newmarket Pictorial Moviebook)
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Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy: The Filming of the Doublas Adams classic (Newmarket Pictorial Moviebook)

By Adams, Douglas: Stamp, Robbie, Ed.

U.S.: Newmarket Press, 2005. Bound in blue cloth, stamped in silver in colorful dust jacket with illlustration from the popular film. 184 pp. Chock full of photographs from the movie. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$22.00

The Loved One

By WAUGH, Evelyn

Boston: Little, Brown, 1948. The first U.S. edition of this Waugh novel. The dust jacket and the book show some typical darkening to extremes, but overall a most collectible copy of this notable novel by Waugh. Basis for the film by Tony Richardson; that starred Rod Steiger and Jonathan Winters. 164 pp. . First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good ++.

$47.50

The Berlin Stories

By ISHERWOOD, Chris.

NY: New Directions, 1945. Bound in full gray cloth, stamped in brown and black. The first U.S. edition of this book that contains two novels -- Goodbye to Berlin and The Last of Mr. Norris. The dustwrapper was tape repaired on the obverse of the spine with archival tape and shows chipping primarily to spine ends (not affecting any text). Maintains the $3.50 price. Shows okay now protected in mylar. A very scarce title to find in any dustwrapper. Basis for the Bob Fosse movie, "Cabaret". 191 pp. / 207 pp.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Good +.

$75.00

A Hall of Mirrors

By STONE, Robert

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1967. Bound in black and gray cloth, stamped in black. Dust jacket is price-clipped. but no noticeable chips or tears. . Overall, a tight, clean copy of the first edition of the author's first book, which won the Houghton Mifflin Fellowship Award and the William Faulkner Award in the year of publication. Filmed as "WUSA" which starred Paul Newman. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++ - Price Clipped.

$125.00

The Name of the Rose
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The Name of the Rose

By ECO, Umberto

NY: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1983. Bound in white cloth and brown boards, stamped in gold. Overall, a tight, clean copy of the first U.S. edition of this Italian author's great novel and basis for the movie of the same name. Just a bit of toning to the page edges, but a well-above average copy of an important 20th Century book. 502 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good ++.

$33.50

Doctor Zhivago - First Illustrated Edition

By PASTERNAK, Boris

NY: Pantheon, 1960. Bound in decorated black and white cloth in matching slipcase. The book is near fine with no flaws, the matching slipcase shows a bit of scuffing to extremes, but no tears or cracks. This book states "First American Edition" on the copyright page -- but it was published two years after the true first. An early reprint copy of this popular novel. 559 pp. Basis for the David Lean movie that starred Omar Sharif and Julie Christie. . First Illustrated Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket - As Published.

$95.00

Inherent Vice
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Inherent Vice

By PYNCHON, Thomas

New York: The Penguin Press, 2009. Bound in blue boards, stamped in silver. 369pp. Tight, clean copy of the author's book on an L.A. detective. Good Reviews. Basis for the Hit Movie of the same name. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$27.50

Crazy Heart

By COBB, Thomas

New York: Harper & Row, 1987. Bound in white cloth, stamped in silver. The first edition of the author's first book and basis for the movie of the same name that starred Jeff Bridges and Maggie Gyllenhaal. Bridges won an Academy Award for his role in the film. 248pp. Tight, clean copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$45.00

High Fidelity
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High Fidelity

By HORNBY, Nick

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Riverhead, 1995. A crisp, clean first U.S. edition of the author's second book and basis for the movie of the same name that starred John Cusack and Jack Black. 323 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$25.00

The Reivers

By FAULKNER, William

NY: Random House, 1962. The true first edition of this book, i.e., stated first, top edge stained red -- and in the correct dustwrapper with price of $4.95 and 6/62 on front flap. Dustwrapper shows minor scuffing to top edge of spine. An acceptable copy. Basis for the movie that starred Steve McQueen.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good +.

$29.50

Out of Africa

By DINESEN, Isak

NY: Random House, 1938. The book is bound in orange cloth with glossy black cloth spine stamped in gold. A stain to top page edges; mild darkening to edges of endsheets, but the book overall is tight, bright and clean. An above average copy of the first edition of the author's most popular work and basis for the movie that starred Meryl Streep and Robert Redford. Fitted with a facsimile dust jacket that fits the book perfectly. 389 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Fine (Facsimile DW).

$145.00

Interview With the Vampire
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Interview With the Vampire

By RICE, Anne

NY: Alfred a Knopf Inc, 1976. The true first edition of the author's first book housed in the foil dustwrapper that just shows a bit slight bit of wear to front flap (a crease). Overall, a gorgeous copy of this book which is rarely found in this protected condition. Basis for the movie of the same name. 372 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++.

$495.00

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

By Adams, Douglas

New York: Harmony Books, 2004. Bound in red cloth and blue boards, stamped in blue. This is the 25th anniversary edition -- in the same format as the first edition. Actually listed as the 12th edition on the copyright page. 215 pgs.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$22.50

Twilight Collector's Edition (The Twilight Saga)

By Meyer, Stephanie

Boston: Little, Brown, 2008. Bound in black cloth with color illustration on front panel of hands holding an apple. Housed in a fine custom slipcase. This is the limited Collector's edition published three years after the first edition. Author's auto-pen signature to title page. 498 pp. . Auto-Pen Signed. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket - As Published.

$125.00

The Accidental Tourist

By TYLER, Anne

NY: Knopf, 1985. Bound in rust colored cloth over yellow boards stamped in gold in illustrated dust jacket. Store price sticker to top of front flap of the jacket -- not covering the $16.95 price. Overall, a tight clean copy of the first edition of this book that went on to be a popular movie starring William Hurt. 355 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good ++.

$24.50

The Honourable Schoolboy

By LE CARRE, John

UK: Folio Society, 2010. Bound in gray buckram, stamped in maroon in matching slipcase. An "as new" copy of the first Folio Society printing. 500 pp. Rather scarce first Folio printing. . First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket - As Published. Illus. by Tim Laing.

$125.00

Interview With the Vampire (Signed 20th Anniversary Edition)

By RICE, Anne

NY: Alfred a Knopf Inc, 1996. This is the first edition of the 20th Anniversary edition. Same format as the first edition. This edition is housed in a custom slip case and is signed by Ms. Rice on the second free endpaper. Absolute gorgeous copy of this book which is rarely found in this protected condition. Basis for the movie of the same name. 372 pp. . Signed by Author. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$95.00

Smiley's People

By LE CARRE, John

UK: Folio Society, 2010. Bound in gray buckram, stamped in maroon in matching slipcase. An "as new" copy of the first Folio Society printing. 364 pp. Rather scarce first Folio printing. . First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket - As Published. Illus. by Tim Laing.

$175.00

Winter's Bone
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Winter's Bone

By WOODRELL, Daniel

Boston, MA, U.S.A.: Little Brown & Company, 2006. A stunning, as new (unread) copy of the first edition of this book that was the basis for the now classic "Ozark" movie of the same name. The book is scarce and even more so in this protected condition. 193 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$75.00

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