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A Coffin for Dimitrios, Ambler, Eric
1 Ambler, Eric A Coffin for Dimitrios
NY Bantam 1972 0553067044 / 9780553067040 Reprint paperback Mass market paperback, VG+ in wraps. 1st printing 
A Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone and the basis for the 1944 film directed by Jean Negulesco and starring Sydney Greenstreet and Peter Lorre 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Albatross, Armstrong, Charlotte
2 Armstrong, Charlotte The Albatross
London Peter Davies 1957 First Edition hardcover Fine in a VG+ Dust Jacket. Owner's small inscription on front endpaper. First English edition preceded by the American 
Queen's Quorum title includes the short story "The Enemy" which was the basis for the 1952 film noir "Talk About a Stranger" 
Price: 50.00 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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Man of the West (The Border Jumpers), Brown, Will C.
5 Brown, Will C. Man of the West (The Border Jumpers)
NY Dell 1958 Second Edition paperback Mass market paperback, new and unread in wraps (Dell #986) 
Basis for the classic 1958 film directed by Anthony Mann and starring Gary Cooper, Julie London & Lee J. Cobb. This book features a portrait of Cooper on the front cover and refers to the "forthcoming" film 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Evil Angels: The Disappearance of Azaria Chamberlain, Bryson, John
6 Bryson, John Evil Angels: The Disappearance of Azaria Chamberlain
Sydney Sceptre 2000 0733613284 / 9780733613289 Reprint paperback Trade paperback, near fine in wraps 
"The disappearance of nine-week old Azaria Chamberlain at Ayer's Rock in 1980 gave rise to the most notorious criminal trial in Australian history." Basis for the 1988 film "A Cry in the Dark" (aka "Evil Angels") which starred Meryl Streep & Sam Neill 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Destiny, Buck, Charles Neville
7 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.
8 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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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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Brothers in Law, Cecil, Henry
12 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.
13 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: 75.00 USD
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In Secret, Chambers, Robert W.
14 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.
15 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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Old Judge Priest, Cobb, Irvin S.
16 Cobb, Irvin S. Old Judge Priest
NY Doran 1916 First Edition hardcover Hinges repaired, covers VG (no Dust Jacket). Light foxing to endpapers 
Marginally in Hubin. Three of the stories provided the basis for John Ford's 1953 film "The Sun Shines Bright" which featured Charles Winninger as Judge Priest 
Price: 12.00 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 Lincoln Lawyer, Connelly, Michael
19 Connelly, Michael The Lincoln Lawyer
Boston Little Brown 2005 0316734934 / 9780316734936 First Edition hardcover Fine in fine Dust Jacket 
Introduces Mickey Haller. Basis for the 2011 film starring Matthew McConaughey & Marisa Tomei 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Salute the Toff, Creasey, John
20 Creasey, John Salute the Toff
NY Award Books 1971 Reprint paperback Mass market paperback, fine in wraps (Award AN1212, 1st printing) 
The sixth Richard Rollison (aka The Toff) mystery originally published in England in 1941. Basis for the 1952 British film "Brighthaven Express" directed by Maclean Rogers 
Price: 8.00 USD
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