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Little Women (from the library of director George Cukor), Alcott, Louisa May
1 Alcott, Louisa May Little Women (from the library of director George Cukor)
NY Blue Ribbon Books (1915) Authoried Edition hardcover VG in color pictorial boards (no Dust Jacket). From the library of noted Hollywood director George Cukor with his Paul Landacre designed bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. Pasted to the front free endpaper is the catalog description of this item from "The George Cukor Collection" auction held in Los Angeles in 1986. The first thirty pages of the text contain Cukor's scoring and occational notes. Cukor directed the 1933 landmark film adaptation of Alcott's classic which starred Katherine Hepburn, Joan Bennett, Paul Lukas & Edna May Oliver 
Illustrated in color by Richard Jones 
Price: 250.00 USD
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Background to Danger, Ambler, Eric
2 Ambler, Eric Background to Danger
NY Triangle 1943 Photoplay edition, 2nd as such hardcover Lightly tanning pages, else VG+ in a VG Dust Jacket lightly color faded and lightly worn at spine 
With front panel scene from the 1943 Warner Bros. film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring George Raft, Brenda Marshall, Sydney Greenstreet & Peter Lorre 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 Bayer, Oliver Weld The Paper Chase
NY Crime Club 1943 First Edition hardcover VG+ in a VG+ Dust Jacket with half inch chip to upper edge of spine. Number "2" stamped on upper edge 
Authors first book, basis for 1945 MGM film "Dangerous Partners" 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Barretts of Wimpole Street, Besier, Rudolf
4 Besier, Rudolf The Barretts of Wimpole Street
Boston 1932 First Edition hardcover Later printing. Near Fine in a good+ Dust Jacket with some small chips & tears 
Play about the romance of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett. The basis for several films, the most memorable being the 1934 version starring Norma Shearer and Fredric March directed by Sidney Franklin 
Price: 10.00 USD
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A Good Man in Africa, Boyd, William
5 Boyd, William A Good Man in Africa
NY Vintage 2003 1400030021 / 9781400030026 Reprint paperback Trade paperback, fine in pictorial wraps. 1st printing as such 
Basis for the 1994 film directed by Bruce Beresford and starring Sean Connery 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Destiny, Buck, Charles Neville
6 Buck, Charles Neville Destiny
NY W. J. Watt 1916 First Edition hardcover Light foxing & soiling to upper edge, VG+ in a good+ Dust Jacket missing shallow chips at spine extremities and with a faint stain to lower third of spine 
Basis for the 1919 silent film of the same title directed by Rollin S. Sturgeon and starring Dorothy Phillips and William Stowell. Interior illustrations and jacket by R. F. Schabelitz. Very uncommon title in dust jacket 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Dragon Seed, Buck, Pearl S.
7 Buck, Pearl S. Dragon Seed
NY John Day 1942 First Edition hardcover VG (no Dust Jacket). Later printing (not book club) 
Basis for the 1944 MGM film starring Katharine Hepburn and Walter Huston 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Pavillion of Women, Buck, Pearl S.
8 Buck, Pearl S. Pavillion of Women
NY John Day 1946 First Edition hardcover VG with some faint stains to cover (no Dust Jacket). Later printing (not book club) 
Basis for the 2001 Beijing Film Studio movie starring William Dafoe & Luo Yan 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 Burnett, W. R. Little Caesar
NY Avon 1951 Paperback reprint paperback Large bookshop stamp on front cover, else near fine in pictorial wraps (Avon #329) 
Author's first mystery is also an Haycraft Queen Cornerstone title. Hardboiled classic and the basis for the famous movie 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Little Caesar, Burnett, W. R.
10 Burnett, W. R. Little Caesar
NY Dial 1929 First Edition hardcover A VG or better, solid copy without the rare Dust Jacket 
Haycraft Queen Cornerstone title. Author's first mystery and basis for Mervyn LeRoy's 1931 classic film which starred Edward G. Robinson and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr 
Price: 160.00 USD
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The Giant Swing, Burnett, W. R.
11 Burnett, W. R. The Giant Swing
NY Harpers 1932 First Edition hardcover Near fine in a near fine Dust Jacket. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, small closed tear to front free endpaper 
The author's third book. Basis for the 1941 film "Dance Hall" 
Price: 350.00 USD
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Double Indemnity, Cain, James M.
12 Cain, James M. Double Indemnity
NY Vintage Black Lizard 1992 0679723226 / 9780679723226 Reprint paperback Trade paperback, new in pictorial wraps 
Basis for the classic Billy Wilder film 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Brothers in Law, Cecil, Henry
13 Cecil, Henry Brothers in Law
Harmondsworth Penguin 1962 Reprint paperback Mass market paperback, VG+ in orange pictorial wraps (Penguin #1745, 1st printing) 
The first Roger Thursby mystery published originally in 1955. Filmed by the Boulting Brothers in 1957 starring Richard Attenborough, Ian Carmichael & Terry-Thomas 
Price: 8.00 USD
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In Secret, Chambers, Robert W.
14 Chambers, Robert W. In Secret
NY Doran 1919 First Edition hardcover Light soiling to upper edge, else VG+- near fine in VG+ Dust Jacket with wear and rubbing at lower spine 
Listed in Hubin. Basis for the 1920 silent film "The Black Secret" 
Price: 85.00 USD
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In Secret, Chambers, Robert W.
15 Chambers, Robert W. In Secret
NY Doran 1919 First Edition hardcover Owner's signature, else VG in good Dust Jacket missing large chunk from lower spine and rear panel (colorful front panel unchipped) 
The author's seventh mystery title and the basis for the 1920 silent film "The Black Secret" 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Wisteria Cottage, Coates, Robert M.
16 Coates, Robert M. Wisteria Cottage
NY Harcourt 1948 First Edition hardcover Browning to endpapers, owner's inscription; VG in a VG Dust Jacket missing some shallow chips 
A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone title. Set on Long Island. Basis for the 1958 film "Edge of Fury" 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Dick Tracy, Collins, Max Allan
17 Collins, Max Allan Dick Tracy
NY Bantam 1990 0553285289 / 9780553285284 First Edition paperback Paperback Original, fine in pictorial wraps. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page 
A novelization of the 1990 movie with Warren Beatty 
Price: 8.00 USD
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18 Condon, Richard Prizzi's Honor
NY Coward 1982 First Edition hardcover Near fine in fine Dust Jacket 
Basis for the Jack Nicholson film 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Most Dangerous Game and Other Stories of Adventure, Connell, Richard et al
19 Connell, Richard et al The Most Dangerous Game and Other Stories of Adventure
NY Berkley 1969 10th printing paperback Mass market paperback, fine in wraps. Previous owner's stamp and signature inside front cover (Berkley F1537) 
Includes the title story, filmed many times most notably in 1932 with Joel McCrea & Fay Wray; "Leiningen Versus the Ants," the basis for Byron Haskin's 1954 film "The Naked Jungle" with Charlton Heston & Eleanor Parker; "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" by James Thurber, filmed in 1947 with Danny Kaye & Boris Karloff; also Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, William Saroyan & a Sandog story by Borden Chase 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Marguerite de Valois, Dumas, Alexandre
20 Dumas, Alexandre Marguerite de Valois
NY Burt ca 1900 Early reprint hardcover VG (no Dust Jacket). Tissue guarded frontispiece, gilt upper edge 
Basis for the 1994 film "Queen Margot" starring Isabelle Adjani. Originally published in 1845 
Price: 8.00 USD
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