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A Coffin for Dimitrios

By: Ambler, Eric

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 151566

ISBN: 0553067044

Condition: 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 View more info

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The Albatross

By: Armstrong, Charlotte

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 150038

Condition: 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" View more info

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The Barretts of Wimpole Street

By: Besier, Rudolf

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 117986

Condition: 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 View more info

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Boston Blackie

By: Boyle, Jack

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, H. K. Fly: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 156944

Condition: Good (no Dust Jacket). Spine ends frayed & chipped


Basis for a series of Columbia motion pictures in the thirties starring Chester Morris as the titular character View more info

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Man of the West (The Border Jumpers)

By: Brown, Will C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Dell: 1958

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 148462

Condition: 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 View more info

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Evil Angels: The Disappearance of Azaria Chamberlain

By: Bryson, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Sydney, Sceptre: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 151824

ISBN: 0733613284

Condition: 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 View more info

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Destiny

By: Buck, Charles Neville

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, W. J. Watt: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 145332

Condition: 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 View more info

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The Giant Swing

By: Burnett, W. R.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: NY, Harpers: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 119102

Condition: 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" View more info

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Little Caesar

By: Burnett, W. R.

Price: $160.00

Publisher: NY, Dial: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 138570

Condition: 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 View more info

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Brothers in Law

By: Cecil, Henry

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 141680

Condition: 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 View more info

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In Secret

By: Chambers, Robert W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Doran: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 089326

Condition: 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" View more info

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In Secret

By: Chambers, Robert W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Doran: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 069571

Condition: 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" View more info

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Farewell, My Lovely

By: Chandler, Raymond

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cleveland, World: 1946

Edition: Photoplay edition

Seller ID: 156846

Condition: Usual tanning pages, else a fine copy in VG Dust Jacket with strips of brown paper tape along jacket folds on blind side. 2nd printing of this edition


With scenes from the Dick Powell 1944 noir classic "Murder My Sweet" View more info

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Farewell, My Lovely

By: Chandler, Raymond

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cleveland, World: 1946

Edition: Photoplay edition

Seller ID: 157710

Condition: Usual tanning pages, else a VG+ copy in VG Dust Jacket with some wear at corners and spine extremities. Jacket has a two-inch closed cut in the front panel. 2nd printing of this edition


With scenes from the Dick Powell 1944 noir classic "Murder My Sweet" View more info

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Old Judge Priest

By: Cobb, Irvin S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Doran: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 151984

Condition: 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 View more info

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Dick Tracy

By: Collins, Max Allan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 140174

ISBN: 0553285289

Condition: Paperback Original, fine in pictorial wraps. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page


A novelization of the 1990 movie with Warren Beatty View more info

Prizzi's Honor

By: Condon, Richard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Coward: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108668

Condition: Near fine in fine Dust Jacket


Basis for the Jack Nicholson film View more info

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Enter Sir John

By: Dane, Clemence & Simpson, Helen

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Cosmopolitan: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 150168

Condition: Some faint stains to rear endpaper, else VG+ in a VG+ Dust Jacket with minor spine color fading and missing a minute chip at upper spine corner


Bibliomystery and the basis for the 1930 Alfred Hitchcock film "Murder!" The 1932 sequel to this book, RE-ENTER SIR JOHN, is a Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone title View more info

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Funeral in Berlin

By: Deighton, Len

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Putnam: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 152750

Condition: Fine in a VG Dust Jacket


Author's third thriller and the basis for the 1966 Paramount film directed by Guy Hamilton and starring Michael Caine View more info

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Spin the Glass Web

By: Ehrlich, Max

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam: 1953

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 141992

Condition: Paperback, VG in pictorial wraps. Bantam #1096, 1st printing


Basis for the 1953 film noir "The Glass Web." Listed in Hubin View more info