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Photoplay Books & Ephemera

The Grapes of Wrath.

The Grapes of Wrath.

by Steinbeck, John

London, World Books, 1940, first edition thus, dust jacket. Hardcover.. The jacket carries photos of the stars of the 20th Century-Fox film version in a circular or horseshow fashion, among those pictured are Henry Fonda as Tom Joad, Jane Darwell as Ma Joad, and John Carradine as Casy, a very scarce book, this book was not in the Adrian H. Goldstone collection, but see Goldstone & Payne A12k (cited via the Preston Beyer copy), not recorded by Morrow. Very good.
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SGD 362.14
The Irresistible Lover ... Based on the Motion Picture Story

The Irresistible Lover ... Based on the Motion Picture Story

by CAMPBELL, Evelyn

New York: Jacobsen Hodgkinson Corporation, 1927. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. Paperback original. Illustrated wrappers. Pages toned, as always, faint crease on wrappers, but a bright near fine copy. The film was directed by William Beaudine and featured Norman Kerry and Lois Moran. Wealthy playboy decides settle down, but is hit by a car and taken to the hospital, where several ex-girlfriends come to take care of him. Extremely uncommon. *OCLC* locates but two copies, and none in the U.S.
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SGD 517.35
THE BLACK PIRATE. Photoplay Edition.

THE BLACK PIRATE. Photoplay Edition.

by Gates, MacBurney

New York: Grosset & Dunlap. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. (1926). PhotoPlay Edition. Hardcover. 8vo; 220 pages; A little fading to spine of book. Dust jacket with some light chipping, rubbing and wear. .
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SGD 124.16
Sandy

Sandy

by MEHERIN, Elenore

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1926. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Contemporary name and Christmas stamp on the front fly else very near fine in very good dustwrapper with some nicks and tears and a modest chip where the bottom of the front panel meets the front flap. Novelized from Eve Unsell's screenplay. Illustrated with stills from the Harry Beaumont film about a wanton flapper: "she defied life's conventions in her search for Thrills.
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SGD 137.96
Monday Morning Father: Room 222

Monday Morning Father: Room 222

by JOHNSTON, William

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1970. Softcover. Fine. Photoplay edition. Fine in wrappers.
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SGD 27.59
MACKILL'S MYSTERY MAGAZINE [U.S. ISSUE]

MACKILL'S MYSTERY MAGAZINE [U.S. ISSUE]

by MACKILL'S MYSTERY MAGAZINE [U.S. ISSUE]. February 1954. (Volume 3, Number 4)

London: Todd Publishing Group, Ltd., 1954. First edition. Mild crease to lower right front corner, tiny tear to lower rear cover, a nearly fine copy. (24403). Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. Digest sized magazine. Well regarded mystery magazine which featured largely reprints featuring top-notch writers. The first few U.S. issues were U. K. issues with over printed U. S. prices, but that changed from April 1953 onwards (with printed printed price of .35). At that point the U.S. volume numbers did... Read more about this item
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SGD 55.18
Shirley Temple in The Poor Little Rich Girl: From the Screen Play by Sam Hellman, Gladys Lehman, and Harry Tugend. With Illustrations from the Photoplay. A Twentieth Century-Fox Production

Shirley Temple in The Poor Little Rich Girl: From the Screen Play by Sam Hellman, Gladys Lehman, and Harry Tugend. With Illustrations from the Photoplay. A Twentieth Century-Fox Production

by Clinton, Charles T. and Gates, Eleanor; Sam Hellman, Gladys Lehman, and Harry Tugend

Akron, OH: Saalfield Publishing Co, 1936. First edition. Illustrated paper wrappers. A near fine copy with just a hint of darkening at the edges. Colors bright, photos and text clean and sharp.. 32 pp. Illus. with b/w photos. Sq. 4to (26 x 25 cm). From the novel and the play by Eleanor Gates and the story of the film version abridged by Charles T. Clinton.
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SGD 55.18
King of the Jungle

King of the Jungle

by STONEHAM, C.T

New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1932. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Photoplay edition, and first edition thus, novelized from Stoneham's *The Lion's Way*. Slight soiling at the spine ends, still easily fine in lightly worn, near fine dustwrapper with tiny nicks at the corners. Illustrated with stills from the film, and with jacket painting of Buster Crabbe in character. The film featured Crabbe as Tarzan-imitator Kaspa the Lion Man, along with female foil Frances Dee. Very scarce.
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SGD 655.31
May Fair the Ace of Cads and Other Stories

May Fair the Ace of Cads and Other Stories

by ARLEN, Michael

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1926. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Photoplay edition. Tiny tear at crown else very near fine in about very good dustwrapper with age-toning and a modest chip on the front panel. Front panel depicts a painting of Adolphe Menjou in the film derived from one of the stories in Arlen's best-selling collection; the book is illustrated with still from the 1926 film.
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SGD 137.96
A Guy Named Joe

A Guy Named Joe

by CAIRN, James

London: Hollywood Publications Limited, 1946. Hardcover. Near Fine. First English edition. Near fine with binding lightly worn, lacking the dustwrapper. Photoplay of the Victor Fleming film starring Spencer Tracy and Irene Dunne, from a screenplay by Dalton Trumbo, with 24 stills from the film. This was the first of only a few hardcover titles issued in the *Book of the Film* series, a photoplay, but also very much a precursor to the illustrated screenplays commonly published today for classic or... Read more about this item
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SGD 117.27
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS Photoplay

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS Photoplay

by MacMahon, Henry & MacPherson, Jeanie

New York: Grosset & Dunlap. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. (1924). PhotoPlay Edition. Hardcover. 8vo; 236 pages; Rear flap of the dust jacket is missing. Light rubbing and edgewear. .
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SGD 55.18
MACKILL'S MYSTERY MAGAZINE [U.S. ISSUE]

MACKILL'S MYSTERY MAGAZINE [U.S. ISSUE]

by MACKILL'S MYSTERY MAGAZINE [U.S. ISSUE]. November 1953. (Volume 3, Number 1)

London: Todd Publishing Group, Ltd., 1953. Some mild wear at lower spine, a fine copy. (24400). Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. Digest sized magazine. Well regarded mystery magazine which featured largely reprints featuring top-notch writers. The first few U.S. issues were U. K. issues with over printed U. S. prices, but that changed from April 1953 onwards (with printed printed price of .35). At that point the U.S. volume numbers did not match the date/volume numbers of the U.K. editions. This... Read more about this item
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SGD 68.98
The Freshman

The Freshman

by HOLMAN, Russell

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1925. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Photoplay edition, as well as the true first edition. Contemporary gift inscription and light foxing to the top edge, near fine in an about near fine dustwrapper with ¼" loss at the crown, not affecting any text. Novelized from the classic silent film comedy featuring Harold Lloyd, his biggest box office hit, and illustrated with photos from the film.
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SGD 172.45
The Covered Wagon

The Covered Wagon

by HOUGH, Emerson

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1923. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Photoplay edition. Pencil name and a trifle soiled, still easily near fine in an attractive, near fine dustwrapper with a very short tear. Both the book and the jacket are illustrated with still pictures from the 1923 James Cruze film, considered the screen's first epic western, and a surprisingly realistic depiction of an important phase of America's history. The novel is a *Johnson Highspot of American Literature*. An attractive copy.
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SGD 41.39
MACKILL'S MYSTERY MAGAZINE [U.S. ISSUE]

MACKILL'S MYSTERY MAGAZINE [U.S. ISSUE]

by MACKILL'S MYSTERY MAGAZINE [U.S. ISSUE]. December 1953. (Volume 3, Number 2)

London: Todd Publishing Group, Ltd., 1953. A fine copy. (24401). Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. Digest sized magazine. Well regarded mystery magazine which featured largely reprints featuring top-notch writers. The first few U.S. issues were U. K. issues with over printed U. S. prices, but that changed from April 1953 onwards (with printed printed price of .35). At that point the U.S. volume numbers did not match the date/volume numbers of the U.K. editions. This issue includes G.D.H. & M.... Read more about this item
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SGD 68.98
DESTINATION MOON ..

DESTINATION MOON ..

by Heinlein, Robert A

Boston: Gregg Press, 1979. First edition. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (25915). Octavo, cloth. Includes Heinlein's novelette, "Destination Moon," his essay on the making of the George Pal film, reproduction of a 24-page illustrated promotional booklet, Facts About Destination Moon, and 13 full-page stills.
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SGD 206.94
THE LITTLE WHITE BIRD or adventures in Kensington Gardens

THE LITTLE WHITE BIRD or adventures in Kensington Gardens

by Barrie, J.M. 07d

NY: Scribner's. VG book, no DJ. Kensington map @ p150. FAE. 7.5"x5". 349pp.. 1902. FAE. Hardcover. VG book, no DJ. Gilt lettered & decorated blue/green cloth. TEG Bkplt inside, NYT Saturday Review blurb inside back cover. . NEAR FINE text block. Inner hinge paper of upper hinge cracked. Few foxed spots inside covers, on the fore edge of the text block, and front margin of just a few leaves. But for these flaws a FINE text block. Also, it tends to stay closed when stood on its spine.... Read more about this item
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SGD 275.92
Uncertain Glory

Uncertain Glory

by MEADOW, Herb

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1944. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Photoplay edition. Neat, contemporary owner name and a small sticker remnant, both on the front fly, else fine in about fine dustwrapper with a thin crease on the front panel and a short tear on the rear panel. Jacket illustrated with a still from the Raoul Walsh-directed film that featured Errol Flynn. Meadow's novelization from the Max Brand and Laszlo Vadnay screenplay. Scarce wartime photoplay about a French ne'er-do-well turned patriot.
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SGD 206.94
Tracked by the Police Based on the Motion Picture Story with Rin-Tin-Tin and an All Star Cast

Tracked by the Police Based on the Motion Picture Story with Rin-Tin-Tin and an All Star Cast

by COURTNEY, William B

New York: Jacobsen Hodgkinson Corporation, 1927. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. Paperback original. Illustrated wrappers. Pages toned, as always, faint crease on wrappers, but a bright near fine copy. The film was a great success for Warner Brothers, one of the first to feature the original Rin-Tin-Tin, and helped save the studio when it was threatened during the period of their conversion to sound pictures. Extremely uncommon. *OCLC* locates four copies.
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SGD 482.86
Chickie

Chickie

by MEHERIN, Elenore

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1925. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Photoplay edition. Slight stain on the front fly and two holes in the front gutter else very good in very good plus dustwrapper with some very faint staining and some slight wear to the base of the spine. Both book and jacket illustrated with scenes from the 1925 silent film about a stenographer/flapper who meets her millionaire only to learn life's bitter lessons.
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SGD 179.35
Michael Strogoff: The Courier of the Czar

Michael Strogoff: The Courier of the Czar

by VERNE, Jules

New York: A.L. Burt, [no date - 19]. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Photoplay edition. Owner's name front fly, near fine in very good dustwrapper with small tears and nicks, and with a scene from the 1937 film *The Soldier and the Lady* on the front panel.
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SGD 103.47
LIVES OF A BENGAL LANCER

LIVES OF A BENGAL LANCER

by Yeats-Brown, Major F

New York: Blue Ribbon Books. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1935. PhotoPlay Edition; Tenth Printing. Hardcover. 8vo; 299 pages; Name and address in ink on front free endpaper. Dust jacket with some minor rubbing, 2 small, old pieces of tape, and edgewear. It appears that the jacket has been slightly trimmed at both top and bottom making jacket a little smaller than the book. .
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SGD 89.67
Photoplay Magazine March 1946 Gene Tierney

Photoplay Magazine March 1946 Gene Tierney

Macfadden Publications, 1946. Magazine. Very Good. Soft cover. 1st Edition. A VG or better copy of Photoplay Magazine..
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SGD 53.36SGD 42.68
THE SIGN OF THE CROSS. Photoplay Edition

THE SIGN OF THE CROSS. Photoplay Edition

by Barrett, Wilson

New York: Grosset & Dunlap. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. (1932). PhotoPlay Edition. Hardcover. 8vo; 303 pages; Dust jacket with chipping, rubbing and closed tears. .
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SGD 82.78
Lightnin'

Lightnin'

by Frank Bacon

New York: Harper & Bros. 1920. Hard Cover. Small circular stamp to front and rear pastedowns. Edge wear, dust soiling to page edges, rubbing and light soiling to covers and spine. ; "A Live Wire American Comedy". Illustrations from the play starring Frank Bacon as Lightnin' Bill Jones. The setting for the play is John Marvin's cabin in Nevada. Office of the Calivada Hotel on the state line between Nevada and California. Superior Court at Reno. Illustrated with photos from the play. ; Frontispiece... Read more about this item
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SGD 27.59