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1 ALDRICH, BESS STREETER Miss Bishop
London Hodder & Stoughton 1941 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the British film, Cheers for Miss Bishop, starring Martha Scott, William Gargan, Edmund Gwenn, Sterling Holloway, and Sidney Blackmer. Partially erased ownership signature of the front pastedown. Very good lightly dust soiled copy in a good plus lightly dust soiled dust jacket with some tape reinforced edge nicks and creases. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 CHAMBERS, ROBERT W America Or the Sacrifice. Illustrated with Scenes from the Motion Picture
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1924 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the D.W. Griffith directed film epic about the American Revolutionary War starring Lionel Barrymore and Carol Dempster. Ownership inscription. Near fine in a very good chipped dust jacket. The dust jacket is a painting of the midnight ride of Paul Revere as he calls the Minute Men to arms. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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3 CRAWFORD, F. MARION The White Sister. Illustrated with Scenes from the Motion Picture
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1908 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the silent film starring Lillian Gish. The story of a girl who is thrown into the streets when her father is killed, falls in love with an artillery officer and is torn between her love for him and her allegiance to the church. Near fine lightly used copy in a dust jacket with a couple small chips and one short tear. the front panel of the dust jacket depicts an angelic Gish in a pure white nun's habit. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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4 DICKENS, CHARLES Great Expectations. Illustrated with Scenes from the Motion Picture
London World Film Publications Ltd. 1946 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the classic film directed by David Lean starring John Mills, Valerie Hobson, and Alec Guinness. Paperbound. Very good to near fine in wrappers. The front cover shows Mills looking lovingly at Hobson. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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5 FORMAN, HENRY JAMES & WALTER WOODS Pony Express
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1930s 
Reprint Edition. Signed by Walker A. Tompkins the noted western fiction writer, from his personal reference library. Fine in a very good dust jacket with a few short chips and tears and a lightly sunned spine. The dust jacket is a full color painting of a Pony Express rider whipping his horse onward. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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6 HOUGH, EMERSON The Covered Wagon. Illustrated with Scenes from the Motion Picture
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1923 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the Paramount silent film western epic starring Lois Wilson and J. Warren Kerrigan. The story of the hardships of crossing the plains in a covered wagon. The front panel of the dust jacket shows a painting of Wilson in a wagon and the rear shows Kerrigan standing before his horse. Fine in a very good dust jacket with a few small chips and tears. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7 HOUGH, EMERSON The Covered Wagon. Illustrated with Scenes from the Motion Picture
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1923 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the Paramount silent film western epic starring Lois Wilson and J. Warren Kerrigan. The story of the hardships of crossing the plains in a covered wagon. The front panel of the dust jacket shows a painting of Wilson in a wagon and the rear shows Kerrigan standing before his horse. Front hinge starting, else near fine in a dust jacket with a few small chips. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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8 HUTCHINSON, A.S.M If Winter Comes. Illustrated with Scenes from the Motion Picture
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1923 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of silent film version starring Percy Marmont, Arthur Metcalf, and Sidney Herbert. Fine in a lightly used dust jacket with a few tiny nicks and tears. The front panel of the dust jacket shows Marmont and Metcalf with a young woman. A comic tale of a witty young man who is misunderstood by his practical, humorless and snobby wife. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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9 LANDERY, CHARLES Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
London J.M. Dent 1940 
Photoplay reprint edition issued to coincide with the British release of the Frank Capra directed classic film starring James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold, Harry Carey, and Thomas Mitchell. Illustrated with 32 photographs and only issued in Britain with no U.S. version. Very good copy, with very slight rubbing without dust jacket. Scarce. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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10 MILES, ALLIE LOWE The Crowd. Illustrated with Scenes from the Motion Picture
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1928 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the truly great silent film directed by King Vidor and starring Eleanor Boardman and James Murray. Ownership inscription dated 1930. Very good plus in a very good dust jacket with the spine a little tanned, a few small chips and tears. The dust jacket has a image showing Boardman and Murray. 
Price: 165.00 USD
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11 NORRIS, KATHLEEN My Best Girl. Illustrated With Scenes From the Motion Picture
New York A.L. Burt 1927 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the silent film starring Mary Pickford and Charles “Buddy” Rogers (whom Pickford later married). A charming tale of a five and ten cent shopgirl who falls in love with the store owners' son. Fine in dust jacket. Front panel depicts a charming Pickford in an old apron being stared at longingly by the owner's son, while her barefoot father clasps his hands over theirs in silent approval. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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12 NORRIS, KATHLEEN My Best Girl. Illustrated With Scenes From the Motion Picture
New York A.L. Burt 1927 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the silent film starring Mary Pickford and Charles “Buddy” Rogers (whom Pickford later married). A charming tale of a five and ten cent shopgirl who falls in love with the store owners' son. Ownership signature, else about fine in a dust jacket with slight rumpling to the front panel and a couple tiny chips and tears. Front panel depicts a charming Pickford in an old apron being stared at longingly by the owner's son, while her barefoot father clasps his hands over theirs in silent approval. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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13 PERKINS, GRACE No More Orchids. Illustrated with Scenes from the Motion Picture
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1932 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the of the Walter Lang directed film starring Carole Lombard, Walter Connelly, and C. Aubrey Smith. Lombard plays a gay millionare play-girl deprived of her fortune and forced to make her way in the world. Ownership stamps, brown tape on interior boards, else very good in an internally repaired dust jacket with minor wear. The front panel of the dust jacket is a lovely color painting portrait of Carole Lombard. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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14 RICE, ELMER On Trial. lllustrated with Scenes from the Motion Picture
London Readers Library 1923 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the British release of the early talkie starring Pauline Frederick, Bert Lytell, and Lois Wilson. A tale of crime and mystery. Very good plus copy with some very slight edge wear in a very good plus wraparound dust jacket which has a few tiny tears and chips. The cover painting shows a man shooting another man, who is attempting to make a phone call, while silencing a woman by putting his hand over her mouth. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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15 SAVAGE, HENRY W The Merry Widow
London Readers Library 1926 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the British release of the great silent film directed by Erich Von Stroheim and starring John Gilbert and Mae Murray. Former ownership inscription. Very good in a chipped dust jacket. The front panel of the dust jacket is a color painting of the famous dance scene with Gilbert and Murray. The rear panel is an image of a startled sexy Murray kneeling before the dead body of her husband. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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16 SHELLEY, MARY Frankenstein
London Readers Library 1931 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the British release of the classic Boris Karloff film directed by James Whale. Some browning to pages as usual, magazine photo of Karloff pasted in, else a lightly used copy in the dust jacket with a 4” tear to the rear flap fold and some internal tape reinforcements. With an affixed photo of Karloff as the monster with his arms outstretched and the lettering “I Live! I Breathe! I Walk! I See! What Am I? Man or Monster?” 
Price: 350.00 USD
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17 TOLSTOY, LEO The Cossacks. Illustrated with Scenes from the Motion Picture
London Readers Library 1928 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the British release of the MGM silent film starring John Gilbert and Renee Adoree. Gilbert plays a reluctant Cossack who learns the meaning of valor in his fights against the marauding Turks and finally asserts himself and steals away his true love (Adoree) from her betrothed because he let his pride almost lose her. Very good in an internally repaired dust jacket with a wraparound color painting of Gilbert in Cossack garb on horseback kissing Adoree goodbye. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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18 WREN, P.C Beau Geste. Illustrated with Scenes from the Motion Picture
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1926 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the Paramount silent film starring Ronald Colman, Neil Hamilton, Alice Joyce, William Powell, and Noah Beery. The classic tale of desert adventure in the French Foreign Legion.Ownership inscription and two stamps inked out. Very good in a heavily chipped dust jacket with with some creasing and tears. The dust jacket is a full wraparound color painting showing a large figure of Colman in his legionaire's uniform with rifle standing before a scene of a horde of charging Arabs on horseback attacking a desert fortress. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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19 [GRIFFITH, D.W.] CHAMBERS, ROBERT W America. Illustrated with Scenes from the Motion Picture
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1924 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the D.W. Griffith directed film epic about the American Revolutionary War starring Neil Hamilton and Carol Dempster. Ownership inscription. Fine in a bright dust jacket with some light chipping and a few tiny tears. The jacket front panel is a colorful painting of the midnight ride of Paul Revere. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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