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Rare Books into Film Rare & Antiquarian Books

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.

CASINO ROYALE by Fleming, Ian

London: Jonathan Cape, 1953. First edition. Near fine in jacket presenting near fine. First impression of Ian Fleming's first book, launching one of the most famous characters of the 20th century, in the rare first-issue dust jacket designed by the auth...

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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


Moby Dick by Melville, Herman; Kent, Rockwell [Illustrations]

New York: The Lakeside Press, 1930. First Edition Thus. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition thus, limited to 1,000 copies. Three volumes in publisher's acetate jackets, in aluminum slipcase. Presentation copy signed by Rockwell Kent on the front free...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA


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


The Spy Who Loved Me - 1st Edition/1st Printing by Fleming, Ian

London: Jonathan Cape. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1962. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. A handsome first edition/first Impression in Fine condition in alike, crisp dust-jacket without fading, vibrant and bright colors. Variant copy with printer'...

From Books Tell You Why, Inc.


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...




Jonathan Cape. London. 1953. FIRST EDITION, 1st impression. 8vo. Black cloth with red heart to front board and red lettering on spine. Nice sharp corners on the boards. Neat previous owner name on the blank front free endpaper. Some foxing to the endpape...

From Paul Foster Books


A Wrinkle in Time by L'Engle, Madeleine

New York: Ariel Books / Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1962. First Edition. Good/Good. 211 pp. First edition, stated first printing. Good, with sunning to boards at edges, previous owner name to front free endpaper and tide mark to top edge of front paste d...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA


The Basketball Diaries (Association Copy) by Carroll, Jim; [Berrigan, Ted; Notley, Alice]

Bolinas, CA: Tombouctou, 1978. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, first printing. A fantastic association copy, signed by Jim Carrol, inscribed to poets Ted Berrigan and his wife Alice Notley on the half-title page, "To Ted + Alice, 'I...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA


The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

London, 1894, Macmillan & Co, First Edition, First Press, two beautiful works. Publisher's blue cloth, decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, housed in chemise and slipcase. Wear at minimum, internal very fresh, a bright copy, a small degree of bubbling of th...

From Uniche 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...



The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by HUGO, Victor

1833 ENGLISH 1st ed Hunchback Notre Dame Victor Hugo French Literature Shoberl "Nothing makes a man so adventurous as an empty pocket." ― Victor Hugo, The Hunchback of Notre Dame The best-known and oft-considered greatest French writer is unarguably V...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


A Streetcar Named Desire by Williams, Tennessee

NY: New Directions, 1947. Book. Illus. by Alvin Lustig. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 1947 New Directions True First/First with a **SIGNED** card " laid in and an unsigned 8x10 publicity photo. Comes with a COA. This rare c...



Mash by Hooker, Richard [Pseudonym of Hiester Richard Hornberger Jr.]

New York: William Morrow and Company, 1968. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Signed by author as Richard Hooker on the title page with quote marks around his name; Richard Hooker is the pseudonym of Dr. Hiester Richard ...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA


Native Son by Wright, Richard

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1940. First Edition. Fine/Very Good. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's dark blue cloth with titles blocked in red and off-white. Pages toned, previous owner name to front paste down and foxing to en...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA


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