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A HALL OF MIRRORS. Robert Stone. A HALL OF MIRRORS.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1967. First edition of the author's first book. Winner of the William Faulkner Award for best first novel of the year as well as a Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award. Also, the basis of a 1970 film WUSA, starring Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward. Small name on pastedown (under the dust jacket flap) and the barest edgewear and rubbing on corners, otherwise fine in dust jacket with small chips on corners and spine ends and white spine slightly soiled.

[Book #33903]       Price: $200.00
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MR. HOBBS' VACATION. Edward Streeter. MR. HOBBS' VACATION.
Dorthea Warren Fox. New York: Harper & Bros, (1954). First edition. Illustrations by Dorthea Fox. From the author of FATHER OF THE BRIDE. Mr. Hobbs wants to spend a quiet holiday at the beach, but his wife has invited all their family to stay with them. Made into the movie "Mr. Hobbs' Takes a Vacation" starring Jimmy Stewart, Maureen O'Hara and Fabian. Fine in near fine, price-clipped dust jacket with only minor wear to spine ends and corners. Wrap-around dust jacket illustration by Fox.

[Book #53720]       Price: $200.00
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SOPHIE'S CHOICE. William Styron. SOPHIE'S CHOICE.
New York: Random House, (1979). First edition. Uncorrected proof. Winner of the National Book Award and the basis for the Oscar award-winning movie of the same name featuring the inimitable Meryl Streep. Included in Anthony Burgess's 99 Best Novels. Touch of minor shelfwear, otherwise fine in red, printed paperwraps.

[Book #49037]       Price: $200.00
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THE GRIFTERS. Jim Thompson. THE GRIFTERS.
Evanston: Regency Books, (1963). First edition. A paperback original. "The short con men . . . the artists who take your cash and paint you foolish . . . are crooked as corkscrews" (from the cover). Made into the 1990 movie with Angelica Huston, John Cusack and Annette Bening, with a screenplay by Donald Westlake. Worn copy in pictorial paperwraps, but still good or perhaps a little better.

[Book #53229]       Price: $200.00
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DER SCHATZ DER SIERRA MADRE [The Treasure of the Sierra Madre]. B. Traven. DER SCHATZ DER SIERRA MADRE [The Treasure of the Sierra Madre].
Berlin: Buchergilde Gutenberg, 1927. True first edition of Traven's most famous work. First issue with last word in first line p.18 "und" and "S" chapter head p.103 inverted [Treverton 244]. Made into the 1948 John Huston movie "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" starring Humphrey Bogart. Small quarto (6.75 x 9.5") bright orange cloth boards stamped in red and jungle green on front and spine; page top edge charcoal gray. Bright and fine with just a few minor marks to top edge stain. Scarce to rare in this nice condition. Lacking a dust jacket, if issued in one.

[Book #53831]       Price: $1,500.00
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MACARIO. B. Traven. MACARIO.
Zurich: Buchergilde Gutenberg, 1950. First edition of his last book. Second issue with translator's name on verso of title page [Treverton 927(2)]. German text. Made into a 1960 supernatural drama film directed by Roberto Gavaldon -- the first Mexican film to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Spine ends a little pushed in and edges lightly rubbed otherwise near fine. Lacking a dust jacket, if issued in one.

[Book #54053]       Price: $150.00
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TESORO EN LA SIERRA MADRE; [THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE]. B. Traven. TESORO EN LA SIERRA MADRE; [THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE].
Mexico: Ediciones Estela, 1946. Mexican edition, first edition thus. Published a year before the first U.S. edition. Off-white paperwraps with printed flaps; spine and rear cover printed in black, and front cover printed in black and red with image of a prospector gazing at distant mountains, shovel raised high. Bookplate on first blank. About very good with text block, spine and edges darkened, and few small stains. FIRST MEXICAN EDITION.

[Book #53977]       Price: $200.00
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THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE. B. Traven. THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE.
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1935. First U.S. edition. Source book for the film of the same name. Bookplate of Fannie Hurst, who was also known for writing books infused with social activism. Light foxing otherwise near fine. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #54019]       Price: $300.00
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THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU. Jonathan Tropper. THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU.
(New York): Dutton, (2009). First edition. INSCRIBED BY TROPPER on the title page, "Hey Asya, I hope you like it. Best, Jonathan Tropper." Made into the film of the same name with screenplay by Tropper, starring Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, and Jane Fonda. Spine ends very gently pushed, still quite fine in bright, fine dust jacket.

[Book #53133]       Price: $150.00
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THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK. John Updike. THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK.
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1984. First edition thus. SIGNED by Updike, with "special message" by him and illustrations by Michael Deas not in the trade edition. Basis for the movie of the same name starring Cher, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Susan Sarandon as the three repressed women who accidentally conjur what they believe to be the perfect man (Jack Nicholson, playing the devil). Full green, gilt-decorated leather; all edges gilt; ribbon place marker. Top edge spotted and a little rubbed, otherwise crisp and fine.

[Book #54959]       Price: $45.00
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THE JOURNAL OF THE LOVED ONE: The Production Log of a Motion Picture. Evelyn Waugh, Terry Southern. THE JOURNAL OF THE LOVED ONE: The Production Log of a Motion Picture.
New York: Random House, (1965). First edition. Soft cover. Movie based on the novel by Evelyn Waugh. Illustrated with pictures by William Claxton throughout. Very good or better. Some creasing and rubbing to the spine but otherwise shows minimal wear.

[Book #50806]       Price: $60.00
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DIVINE SECRETS OF THE YA-YA SISTERHOOD. Rebecca Wells. DIVINE SECRETS OF THE YA-YA SISTERHOOD.
(New York): HarperCollins Publishers, (1996). First edition. Her second book which was made into a good little film. Fine in fine dust jacket.

[Book #34163]       Price: $50.00
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BIRDY. William Wharton. BIRDY.
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1979. First edition. Uncorrected proof, with no expected date of publication noted. Author's first book, also made into a movie. Near fine with light sunning on spine and edges, tiny bumps to rear corners; in light blue printed paperwraps.

[Book #49098]       Price: $60.00
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THE NIGHT THE PROWLER. Patrick White. THE NIGHT THE PROWLER.
Ringwood, Australia: Penguin Books, (1978). First Australian edition, published simultaneously(?) with the Cape London edition. Contains the title story and White's screenplay adaptation. Illustrated with black-and-white stills from the movie. A paperback original showing very minor wear to pictorial wraps. Scarce. No American edition.

[Book #42255]       Price: $100.00
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RUGGLES OF RED GAP. Harry Leon Wilson. RUGGLES OF RED GAP.
Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Co. 1915. First edition. INSCRIBED, "The spirit of American equality for which their forefathers bled and died on the battlefields of Boston, New York and Vicksburg- To Charles W. Myers, Jr. Greetings from Harry Leon Wilson." A story of an upper class Lord losing his butler, Ruggles, at the poker table. Effie and Egbert Floud of Red Gap, Washington, take Ruggles back home. Effie Floud wants to take advantage of Ruggles' upper class background to influence Egbert's hick lifestyle. However, Egbert is more interested in partying and he takes Ruggles to the local 'beer bust.' Ruggles eventually decides to strike out on his own and open a restaurant. Made into films in 1918, 1923 with Edward Everett Horton as Ruggles, and 1935 with Charles Laughton playing Ruggles. Illustrated with eight full-page drawings by F. R. Gruger. Spine shows some wear but lettering still readable, rear endpaper partially split at hinge, and minor wear on spine ends and corners, otherwise very good, lacking the dust jacket. BOOK INTO FILM.

[Book #41855]       Price: $250.00
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