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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.

Gone with the Wind by Mitchell, Margaret

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. First Edition. Near Fine/Poor. First edition, first printing, with "Published May, 1936" on the copyright page. Signed by Margaret Mitchell on the front free endpaper. Very Good, with a short tear to the ...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA


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...



Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

1st Edition, later printing. This copy has 4 line colophon, green endpapers. Boards are fine, white with embossed title and red spine with gilt lettering. Owner dedication on ffep in neat handwriting: "To Herbie, Christmas 1971"with 3 names all in same ha...

From Anthony Greene


A Time to Kill by Grisham, John

New York: Wynwood Press, 1989. First Edition. Good/Good. First edition, first printing. Signed by John Grisham in the year of publication, and inscribed to a former owner on the title page. Good. Lean to binding. Creasing to backstrip and rubbing to spi...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA


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 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


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


Meet Me in St. Louis by Benson, Sally

New York: Random House, 1942. Stated First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Beautiful first edition, first printing (stated "First Printing" on copyright page), in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark blue and deep red cloth ...

From Old Scrolls Book Shop



Ward, Lock & Co. London. 1888. FIRST EDITION in book form of the first Sherlock Holmes novel and the Author's first book. 8vo. (7.3 x 5.1 inches). Published the year before in Beetons Christmas annual. Green & Gibson A1, a.i. (second impression). Publish...

From Paul Foster Books


Knock on Any Door by Willard Motley

Appleton-Century. Good with no dust jacket. 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Basis for the 1949 film starring Humphrey Bogart. Inscribed and signed by the author to Morton Levin [of Kroch's and Brentano's] Last printed page bears the (I), correct...

From Alchemy Books


Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver

New York: St. Martins Press, 1958. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Copyright date is 1958, 1st edition, eleventh printing, NO JACKET, red cover over boards with gold lettering on a black back ground on the spine, no tears or bent pages ...

From mclinhavenbooks


Brideshead Revisited by Waugh Evelyn:

1945, 1st edition year, 4th edition . Tight bright red boards. Original (chipped) DJ in protective foil. Original owner inscription dated 1946. ...

From Pellegrino 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


The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco

New York: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1983. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR in the year of publication on the half-title page - "for Nan Miller Umberto Eco, June 83". First Edition stated, First Printing with complete Harcourt letter row BCDE. Ve...

From Dale Steffey Books


Laura by Caspary, Vera

New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1943. Ex-Library. Good. Hardcover. Signed Note by Author. First Edition. 1943 Houghton Mifflin TRUE FIRST EDITION of this Ultra-SCARCE classic! This is a more than decent but flawed copy and in Good/VG condition. Most important...



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