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1 (Brecher, Irving). THE LIFE OF RILEY
Waltham, Mass.: Waverly House, 1949. First edition. Movie Readers Library edition. Dust jacket decorated with multiple stills from the picture. Hardcover. Textblock uniformly age-toned, as expected, else a fine copy in grey textured boards with green spine lettering; in a price-clipped photo-pictorial dust jacket that is lightly edgeworn and rubbed. A superb example of an elusive movie tie-in. 
Extraordinarily scarce novelization of Brecher's screenplay for his film starring William Bendix and Rosemary DeCamp, based, of course, on the hit radio series; twice adapted as a TV sitcom--first with Jackie Gleason and then, memorably, with Bendix. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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2 (Chaney, Lon). Coolidge-Rask, Marie LONDON AFTER MIDNIGHT
New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, (1928). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. An unusually nice, near fine example, with owner's very faint rubber-stamped name to front endsheet, mild darkening to spine, a dot or two of minor stain to covers; in a full-color, high quality FACSIMILE dust jacket which replicates the original jacket. 
Scarce movie-tie for the most famous of all lost films, directed by Todd Browning, and starring Lon Chaney in a dual role as Scotland Yard Inspector and his only appearance as a vampire! Illustrated with eight stills reproduced on coated stock inserts. 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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3 (Haggard, H. Rider). KING SOLOMON'S MINES: The Book of the Film
London and Melbourne: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, [1950]. First edition. Hardcover. Some light wear and tiny areas of abrasion to the extremities, a few tiny dots of stain within, a tiny area of sticker pull to front cover, else a near fine copy in cloth-backed, color photo-pictorial boards. 
Oversized movie tie-in issue with 80 photo-illustrations (8 in color) and novelized text from the MGM Technicolor film based on Haggard's novel. Sensational edition with terrific stills of stars Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger and Richard Carlson. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4 Burroughs, Edgar Rice THE PEOPLE THAT TIME FORGOT
New York: Ace Books, [circa 1977]. 0441659462 / 9780441659463 First edition thus: an Ace paperback. $1.75 cover price. A hint of edgewear, pages inevitably show mild uniform tanning, else a fine copy in illustrated wraps. Foreword by Lin Carter. 
Movie-tie in edition, produced in concert with the 1977 AIP film adaptation starring Patrick Wayne and Doug McClure. Illustrated with 16 b&w photos from the film. ERB's yarn first appeared in the October, 1918 issue of BLUE BOOK MAGAZINE. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Disney, Walt WALT DISNEY'S FIGARO AND CLEO: Adventures of Pinocchio's Friends
New York: Random House, 1940. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A tiny nick to fore-edge of front cover (tiny!), else very nearly fine, in bright yellow illustrated boards and yellow cloth shelfback; in an illustrated dust jacket with mild soiling (especially to spine panel), nicking to spine ends, mild edgewear. 
The kitty and the goldfish from Disney's sublime PINOCCHIO get their own little picturebook in this tie-in release distinguished by the warm and engaging character artwork that brought this charming pair to life in the animated feature film. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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6 Donofrio, Beverly RIDING IN CARS WITH BOYS: Confessions of a Bad Girl Who Makes Good
(New York, New York): Penguin Books, (2001). 0140296298 / 9780140296297 Reprint: Trade paperback movie tie-in edition. Trade Paperback. Fine, an unread copy in illustrated wraps with color photo-pictorial portrait of star Drew Barrymore from the picture. 
Donofrio's splendid, moving and amusing memoir was filmed by Penny Marshall with Drew Barrymore in the lead. This copy of the trade pb tie-in has been SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 McIntyre, Vonda N. STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN
New York: Pocket Books, (1982). Book club reissue of the PBO. Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club, with the code ''M44'' to page 183, jacket code #3119. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, with in red boards with black lettering; in a very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Novelization of the film from a screenplay by Jack B. Sowards, based upon a story by Harve Bennett and Jack B. Sowards. Ms. McIntire won both the Hugo and the Nebula for her novel DREAMSNAKE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 McIntyre, Vonda N. STAR TREK III, THE SEARCH FOR SPOCK: A Star Trek Novel
New York: Pocket Books, (1984). First hardcover edition issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket with very mild age-toning. Beautiful! 
A novelization of the 1984 film starring William Shatner and directed by Leonard Nimoy, in which the Enterprise and her crew return to the Genesis planet to recover Spock's body. McIntryre is the Hugo and Nebula-winning author of DREAMSNAKE. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 Parry, Michael COUNTESS DRACULA
New York: Beagle Books, (1971). First U.S. edition. Beagle #94081. Pages tanned, as is inevitable, mild edgewear and rubbing, else a nearly fine, unread copy in color-illustrated wraps with a still-photo of the incomparable Ingrid Pitt decorating the front cover. 
Novelization of the 1970 Peter Sasdy-directed Hammer horror about a Countess who discovers the secret of eternal youth--she must bathe in the blood of virgins! Based upon the screenplay by Jeremy Paul derived from Valentine Penrose's THE BLOODY COUNTESS. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10 Siodmak, Curt RIDERS TO THE STARS
New York: Ballantine Books, (1953). First edition: Paperback Original. Ballantine # 58; $.35 cover price. Mass market paperback. Very good, spine slant, spine creases, light edgewear; in illustrated wraps with artwork by Richard Powers. Photo-stills from the film to rear cover. 
Novelization by Robert Smith of Siodmak's screenplay for the Ivan Tors' film of the same title, which starred William Lundigan, Herbert Marshall, and Richard Carlson. This copy SIGNED by Siodmak to the title-page. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 Westlake, Donald E. GOD SAVE THE MARK
(New York, New York): Signet Books, (1968). First edition thus: movie tie-in paperback edition. Signet #T3625; cover price, $.75. A brilliant, fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps with cover blurb which reads, ''TV star Bill Cosby makes his screen debut in the motion picture production of GOD SAVE THE MARK.'' The film was never released! 
Scarce edition of Westlake's Edgar winner. "Splendid action-farce, a delightful comedy of character, and a brief encyclopedia on the art of the con...will go down as one of the most entertaining episodes in suspense novel history."--NY Times Book Review. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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