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Rare Books into Film Rare & Antiquarian Books

If you are one of the many people who believe that the book versions of movies are better than the film adaptation, be sure to check out the rare books into film section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. There is a wide selection of rare and hard-to-find books featured below, and if you are looking for that special book that was made into your favorite movie, you should definitely peruse the special books featured below in the Biblio Rare Book Room.

Nineteen Eighty-Four by Orwell, George

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1949. First US Edition. Later Printing. Hardcover. Octavo. 8 x 5.5 inches. 314 pp, including Appendix. Very Good. Lacking dust jacket. Early US trade printing, but not a first printing, as "First American Edition" is…

From Village Lights Bookstore, ABAA/ILAB


To Kill A Mockingbird by Lee, Harper

NY: J. B. Lippincott, 1960. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). Book Club Edition. 1960 J.B. Lippincott First Book Club edition, printing unknown but only 1960 on the copyright page with no additional printings. It is **SIGNED & INSCRI…



Do Androids dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K Dick

8vo, 1969, Rapp & Whiting, first English edition, first print. Endpapers slightly browned, original cloth, spine gilt, dusk-jacket illustrated by Lawrence Edwards, bumping and creasing to extremities, lower cover vaguely soiled and faded. The book was th…

From Uniche Books


The Fly ( Playboy June 1957 ) by Langelaan, George

First appearance first printing of this short horror story the has been made into two movies. The first starring Vincent Price in 1958. The second in 1986 starring Jeff Goldblum. SIGNED by Jeff Goldblum on the first page of text. SIGNED at the 2019 Fan Ex…

From Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA


In Cold Blood by Capote, Truman

New York: Random House, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. New York: Random House, 1965. Nicely signed by Truman Capote in blue fountain pen on free front end paper. First Edition. Very Good/Very Good. Jacket has a bit of edgewear and …

From Black River Books


The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd by Christie, Agatha

A Hercule Poirot Mystery: The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd (1926, Dodd, Mead. 1st Ed./7th W/Fax DJ)FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. USED. HAS BECOME RARE. VG. NOT AN EXIB ITEM. Christie, Agatha: THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD Dodd Mead and Company, New York, 1926 First Ed…

From Mary Riversong Books


Strange Fruit by Smith, Lillian

Smith, Lillian. Strange Fruit. Reynal & Hitchcock, 1944 1st. Ed, Stated 6th Printing Thus. About this book: Strange Fruit is a 1944 bestselling novel debut by American author Lillian Smith that dealt with the then-forbidden and controversial theme of inte…

From Mary Riversong Books


James and the Giant Peach; A Children's Story by Dahl, Roald; Illustrated by Nancy Ekholm Burkert

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. First Edition, Second Isssue, with Bound by The Book Press, New York at colophon page. Fine in bright red cloth, in Near Fine dust jacket, small spot of soil front cover, price on jacket flap of $3.95 inked out with inked…

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA


The Woman In White by Collins, Wilkie

The Woman In White (1860 Harper & Brothers 1st Edition) BY WILKIE COLLINS. New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1860.[2], 260, [4, ads] pp. Publisher's brown stamped heavy cardboard boards with elaborate blind stamped Harper and Brothers cartouche on …

From Mary Riversong Books


The Bishop's Wife by Nathan, Robert

Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill, 1928. Book. VG+. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. First edition stated on copyright page. Pale yellow boards stamped in black with patterned endpapers. A clean and bright VG+ copy in a VG+ dust jacket wth the…

From Acorn Books


Little Women or, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy by Alcott, Louisa M

Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1870. 341 pages with 10 pages publisher's ads, price for the 2 volume Little Women set at terminal page $3.00. Title page states "with iIllustrations" and dated 1870, copyright page dated 1868. In terra cotta cloth …

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA


The Adventures of Tom Bombadil by Tolkien, J. R.R

Tolkien, J.R.R.: THE ADVENTURES OF TOM BOMBADIL. Copyright 1962.Houghton Mifflin 1978 Reprint on the 1962 First American Edition. A nice find. ILLUSTRATED BY PAULINE BAYNES, . Impression A. Used. VG+ Condition/ No Dust jacket Is included. Glossy illus…

From Mary Riversong Books


The Bishop's Wife by Nathan, Robert

Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill, 1928. Book. NF. Hardcover. First Edition. First edition stated on the copyright page. Pale yellow boards stamped in black with patterned endpapers. A clean and bright NF copy in a VG dust jacket wth the price of $2.00 inta…

From Acorn Books


The Phantom Tollbooth by Juster, Norton

New York, U.S.A.: Epstein & Carroll, 1961. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 1961 Epstein & Carroll FIRST EDITION ( distributed by Random House) **SIGNED** directly on the title page by both JUSTER & FEIFFER. …



The Spy Who Loved Me by Ian Fleming

London, Jonathan Cape, 1964, First Edition, First Print, Dusk-Jacket Uncut 8vo, 255pp, Original Publisher's black cloth with silver title to spine, gilt decorations to the upper panel. A fine copy Stated first impression, corresponding with Jon Gilbert "I…

From Uniche Books


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