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The Ship Of Ishtar &Dwellers In The Mirage

by Merritt. A.

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Cinemage Books
Published
1944
Edition
First Murder Mystery Editions
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$30.00

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New York: Murder Mystery Monthly/Avon Books, 1944. Two pulp mysteries by A. Merritt published as part of the Avon Murder Mystery Monthly series. Both are in vg condition with some wear to both, chipping to some of the cheap paper used. The covers are nice and bright with again little wear. There is chipping to the spine of Dwellers. Sold… Read more
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Wandering Woman

by Cournos, John

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Cinemage Books
Published
1930
Edition
First Printing
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$25.00

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New York City: Charles Boni Paper Books, 1930. Two novellas by a writer of Russian descent. Part of the Boni paper books that were offered on a subscription basis. Beautiful Art Deco cover designed by john barbour is lightly faded. The endsheets and title pg. artwork was done by the great Rockwell Kent. Laid in is a rare subscription order… Read more
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Queer Pulp

by Stryker, Susan,

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Cinemage Books
Published
2001
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780811830201
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$50.00

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San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2001. Full color pictorial survey of erotica and exploitive paperbacks geard to a gay and lesbian audience. that were popular in the 40's, 50's and 60's. Includes text and is loaded with great repros of covers. A great record. Includes biblio. . First Printing. Large Paper.
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Over My Dead Body. The Sensational Age of The American Paperback: 1945-1955

by Server, Lee

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Cinemage Books
Published
1994
Edition
First Paper Edition
ISBN
9780811805506
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$25.00

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San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1994. Colorful history of those great and cheap lurid paperbacks that flourished during the 40's and 50's. Illustrated with many full color color reproductions + historical photos. Fine. . First Paper Edition. Paper.
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Alfred Hitchcock's Coffin Break

by Hitchcock, Alfred, Edited By

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Cinemage Books
Published
1974
Edition
1st Paperback Edition
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$10.00

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New York: Dell Pub. 1974., 1974. vg+. More stories w. an intro. by Hitchcock. Artwork of the dir. having coffee and donuts on a coffin on frnt cover. 1st pb.print. edition. Binding is paperback. . 1st Paperback Edition. Paperback.
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Dorothy Dandridge A Portrait In Black.

by Mills, Earl

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Cinemage Books
Published
1970
Edition
First Edition Later Printing
ISBN
9780870678059
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$40.00

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CA.: Holloway House., 1970. An uncommon original paperback bio. of the tragic African American actress and singer who died at a very early age. Illustrated throughout with many photos. Light cover & spine wear including soft creases on the corners and a few very faint reader's corner folds to a few pages. Vg+. First Edition Later Printing. Paperback.
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Metropolis

by Von Harbou, Thea, Introduction By Forrest J. Ackerman

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Cinemage Books
Published
1963
Edition
First Paperback Edition
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$75.00

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New York: Ace Pub., 1963. A very nice copy of the novel written by the one time wife of Fritz Lang who Lang left when she joined the Nazi party and Lang left Germany. Lang filmed the novel in 1927 thus making one of the great sci-fi films of all time. Von Harbou wrote the screenplay. This edition has an… Read more
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The Body Snatchers

by Finney, Jack

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Cinemage Books
Published
1961
Edition
New Dell Edition
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$25.00

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New York: Dell Pub., 1961. Finney's classic sci-fi novel reprinted many times. Filmed in 56 by Don Siegel,its one of the key films of the 50's. This is the first printing of the New Dell Edition. Cover painting by Richard Powers. Tiny crease to the very edge of the front cover, book store stamp and corner clipped to the first… Read more
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Shoot The Piano Player

by Goodis, David

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Cinemage Books
Published
1962
Edition
1st Paperback Edition
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$75.00

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New York: Grove Press, 1962. Goodis's novel originally published as "Down There" and later filmed by the great Francois Truffaut. This is the movie-tie edition that has 6 small stills on the back cover, and a nice still of Charles Aznavour with a lady friend on the front Blurb by Henry Miller. Slight minor slant to the book but… Read more
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The Eunuch Of Stamboul

by Wheatley, Dennis

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Cinemage Books
Published
1960
Edition
First Arrow Printing
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$10.00

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London: Arrow Books Ltd, 1960. Dennis Wheatley's secret service romance-thriller set in Constantinople. Nice artwork cover. Dampstaining to the top edge, which is mirrored to the top of some pages, browning to the cheap paper used and average light wear to the covers. About vg. . First Arrow Printing. Paperback.
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Hotel Waitress

by Harvey, Gene

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Cinemage Books
Published
1956
Edition
Later Printing
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$30.00

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United States: Cameo Books, 1956. Hardboiled fiction about Gracie who knew that "There are things a girl has to do and whether she liked them or not, Gracie knew that she would do them." This is a digest size paperback that was originally published as "Pick-up at Midnight) Wonderful vivid good girl color artwork on the cover, which has a… Read more
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Curtain Of Fear

by Wheatley, Dennis

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Cinemage Books
Published
1960
Edition
Reprint Edition
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$10.00

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London: Arrow Books Ltd, 1960. Thriller set in Communist Europe. Nice artwork cover which has light wear also wear to the spine. The insides are vg. with the usual browning to the cheap paper and a few tiny corner folds. Vg. . Reprint Edition. Paperback.
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Date with Death

by Ford, Leslie

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Cinemage Books
Published
1951
Edition
First Paperback Edition
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$15.00

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New York: Dell Pub., 1951. Nice Dell paperback mystery about a young doctor, two beautiful sisters and murder in old Annapolis. Illustrated with terrific cover artwork by Rafael M. DeSoto along with one of those marvelous Dell maps on the back cover. Vg. . First Paperback Edition. Paperback.
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Film-Lexikon

by Bode, Walter

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Cinemage Books
Published
1954
Edition
First Printing
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Frankfurt: Humboldt Taschenbucher, 1954. TEXT IN GERMAN. German film glossary with 100's of film terms and 50 photographs. Printed on cheap paper which is brown and fragile with age, but is in fine condition. Highlighted by a nice colorful artwork cover. Small blank label on verso of cover, and rubber stamp of former owner on title pg. Fine. First Printing.… Read more
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Le Diable Au Corps

by Radiguet, Raymond

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Cinemage Books
Published
1960
Edition
1st Grasset Paperback
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$10.00

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Paris: Grasset, 1960. TEXT IN FRENCH. Radiguet's famous novel of love and adultry that was made into a film in 1947 directed by Claude Autant-Lara with the wonderful actor Gerard Phillipe in the lead. Romantic artwork cover. Light browning to cheap paper used but a tight unread copy. . 1st Grasset Paperback . Paperback.
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Soft Touch

by MacDonald, John D.

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Cinemage Books
Published
1958
Edition
1st Printing
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$75.00

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New York: Dell Pub., 1958. The true 1st printing of a paperback original crime novel by one of the leading lights of the genre. 1 teeny tiny nick to the edge of 1 pg otherwise a fine unopened copy.. 1st Printing. Paperback.
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Donovan's Brain

by Siodmak, Curt

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Cinemage Books
Published
1950
Edition
1st Paperback Edition
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$20.00

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New York: Bantam Books, 1950. The 1st paperback edition of the famous tale about a scientist whose will is taken over by the brain of a devious mean millionaire who uses the scientist to murder his enemies. Filmed several times, the most famous being the 1953 version that starred Lew Ayres & Nancy Davis before she married you know who.… Read more
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The Big Jump

by Brackett, Leigh

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Cinemage Books
Published
1955
Edition
1st Paperback Edition
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New York: Ace Pub., 1955. Sci-fi novel about a space expedition that goes terribly wrong. Written by the noted author and screenwriter who wrote several films for Howard Hawks, most notably "The Big Sleep" which was co written with William Faulkner & Jules Furthman. Tiny corner crease to the top of the front cover, otherwise a nice tight bright copy.… Read more
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The New Underground Theatre

by Schroeder, Robert J.

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Cinemage Books
Published
1968
Edition
1st Paperback Edition Original
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New York: Bantam Books, 1968. the 1st appearance of eight very off off broadway plays including the 1st appearance of Sam Shepard's "Red Cross." Also includes uncommon appearances by Ronald Travel, Jean Claude Van Itallie and Maria Irene Fornes. This copy appears to never have been used and has the usual light browning to the paper due to age. Near… Read more
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The Day Of The Triffids

by Wyndham, John

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NY Crest Books 1962. vg+. Wyndham's novel made into one of the better low budget sci/fi films of the early 60's. 1st Crest edition. Binding is paperback..
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