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Cain, James M.

Published by New York: Fiction Book Club (Knopf), (c 1946 & 1934) (1946)

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About this Item: New York: Fiction Book Club (Knopf), (c 1946 & 1934), 1946. Hardcover - Book club edition. Two classic novels by Cain in one volume, with separate pagination and with separate title pages indicating Alfred A, Knopf, 1946 on each. 231, 140 pp. Very good in reddish brown cloth with gilt lettering on the spine, no dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 70575

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Cain X 3 / Three Famous Novels: Cain, James M.

Cain, James M. / With a new introduction by Tom Wolfe

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1969)

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1969. Hardcover. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Book Club Edition. States "First Collected Edition Published February 4, 1969," but jacket front flap also states "Book Club Edition." Boards resist opening past 80 degrees -- as-new unread. Mostly white dust jacket moderately age-toned, shows minor tears and chipping to corners: "good-plus." 470 pp. Reduced from $12. Seller Inventory # 008181

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THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE (Paperback): Cain, James M.

Cain, James M.

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1935)

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1935. 12mo; Good condition paperback with Good- condition jacket, red and white spine with black text; text block, same; light general toning; minor wear and bumping; text block clean; 188 pp.; spine, tail-edge, split start; dj, sunned; tears and splits; chipping; else very good. Shelve in "13 ephemera" box in Netdesk office. Rockville Non-Retail Listings. Seller Inventory # 13-140-1219173

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Cain, James M. & Tom Wolfe (Introduction)

Published by Alfred A. Knopf (1969)

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Book Club Edition. Book and DJ have light shelfwear, pages lightly toning, upper spine slightly indented; DJ is mildly toned, several tiny nicks, very tiny chip to bottom front fold; code on last page of text is U12; 469 pages. Seller Inventory # S2023

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Cain X 3: The Postman Always Rings: James M. Cain

James M. Cain

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Ex-Library copy with typical library marks and stamps. Dust jacket in good condition. Book club edition. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Library stamps on both front and back free pages. Text is clear of markings and notation. Secure packaging for safe delivery. Seller Inventory # 1121327320

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THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE: Cain, James M

Cain, James M

Published by Alfred A Knopf. NY. (1935)

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About this Item: Alfred A Knopf. NY., 1935. Soft cover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Book size about 4 1/2 by 7 inches with some 188 pages. Red wraps with black lettering. An early Knopf mass market-type paperback book attempting to score additional sales for this quite successful title. Unusual format with no price. Book slants to the right; light edge wear. Unmarked. GOOD Language: eng Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng. Seller Inventory # 12997

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The Postman Always Rings Twice, Double Indemnity,: Cain, James M.

Cain, James M.

Published by Everyman's Library / Alfred A. Knopf, U.S.A. (2003)

ISBN 10: 037541438XISBN 13: 9780375414381

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About this Item: Everyman's Library / Alfred A. Knopf, U.S.A., 2003. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 1st Printing of the 2003 Everyman's Library Edition of Publication #267. Introduction by Robert Polito. Book is straight, square, tightly and evenly bound (no creasing at the gutter) and free of markings and blemishes. Dust Jacket is unclipped (still showing original USD $23 price) and Cover are clean and bright, with sharp corners and joints, straight headcaps and tails crisply legible lettering (gilt stamped on Cover spine) , and clearly distinct design and artwork.(Please see Seller images). ISBN 037541438X. ShiroBooks, independent bookseller, takes pride in accurate descriptions, careful wrapping and safe shipping. CONTACT SHIROBOOKS PRIOR TO ORDERING if any questions or for more information, details or photos. Seller Inventory # 003205

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Cain X 3: The Postman Always Rings: Cain, James M.

Cain, James M.

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1969)

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1969. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Collected Edition; First Printing. Black cloth with the author's initials stamped in green within a floral design to the front board. Title stamped in silver along the spine. An unmarked copy with the purple topstain still solid. Creasing to the dust jacket flaps and rear panel. Publisher's price of $6.95 on the front flap. Introduction by Tom Wolfe. ; 465 pages. Seller Inventory # 23676

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Cain, James M.

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1935)

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1935. Softcover. Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Chipping and some wear to DJ. Previous owner's name in front endpaper; Softcover with dust jacket, unusually. The classic story, twice filmed ; 8vo; 188 pages. Seller Inventory # 12074

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Cain, James

Published by Alfred A. Knopf May, 1934, New York (1934)

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf May, 1934, New York, 1934. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Sixth Printing. Orange cloth with blue lettering and design. Hint of sun to spine. Endpapers are discolored due to aging binding glue. Text is clean and bright, no marks. A nice early printing of this iconic book. Seller Inventory # R80815

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The Postman Always Rings Twice: Cain, James M

Cain, James M

Published by Knopf (1934)

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About this Item: Knopf, 1934. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Third printing from February 1934. The orange cloth binding is a bit loose and worn with a small stain on the back About very good minus condition and without a jacket. Seller Inventory # 0301161

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Cain, James

Published by Alfred A Knopf, New York (1946)

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About this Item: Alfred A Knopf, New York, 1946. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: VG-. 11th Printing. Nice copy of 1946 printing. Unmarked, tight and square. Very light blue paper backed boards with red lettering and design to spine and front board is bright and fresh. Price intact jacket ($2) has edgewear and light to moderate paper loss. Classic novel that was the basis for two excellent films. Bookplate on front pastedown. In mylar. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 014011

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The Postman Always Rings Twice: Cain, James M.

Cain, James M.

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, Borzoi Books, New York (1935)

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf, Borzoi Books, New York, 1935. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. Originally published by Alfred Knopf one year earlier, this is the first printing of the Borzoi Books Edition; published in 1935 with dust jakcet priced at $1.00. Very attractive copy of book and jakcet. The book itself is near fine with just faint spotting along the top of the page edges. The excedingly uncommon dust jacket is fine. Seller Inventory # 005699

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The Postman Always Rings Twice: James M. Cain

James M. Cain

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1934)

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1934. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Copyright date is 1934, First edition. First and second printings before publication, original orange cloth, facsimile dust jacket. A high-spot of 20th Century literature. Cain's first and most enduring novel and the basis for David Mamet's 1981 screen version starring Jack Nicholson and Jessica Lange. In facsimile dust jacket, with a light circle on lower front panel. Light wear to cloth, light rubbing to extremities, some sunning to spine; residue from removed bookplate to front endpapers;Near fine, very good jacket. Seller Inventory # 005659

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The Postman Always Rings Twice - US: James M Cain

James M Cain

Published by Knopf (1934)

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About this Item: Knopf, 1934. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. First US edition first printing in good condition, there is foxing to some pages, there is a binding crack on page 24/25 the binding is otherwise firm, there is a stain to rear boards and some other scuffing/wear, please see pics, PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch. Seller Inventory # ABE-1506334233942

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The Postman Always Rings Twice: Cain, James M.

Cain, James M.

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1934)

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1934. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Copyright date is 1934, First edition. First and second printings before publication, original orange cloth, facsimile dust jacket. A high-spot of 20th Century literature. Cain's first and most enduring novel and the basis for David Mamet's 1981 screen version starring Jack Nicholson and Jessica Lange. In facsimile dust jacket. Light wear to cloth, light rubbing to extremities, some sunning to spine; residue from removed bookplate to front endpapers; very good. Seller Inventory # 005495

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THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE (Signed): Cain, James M.

Cain, James M.

Published by Knopf, New York (1946)

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About this Item: Knopf, New York, 1946. Cloth. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Eleventh printing (11th). SIGNED. A Good copy. 12mo. light blue boards, decorated and titled in red. Moderate edge wear and light soiling to the boards. Chipped at the spine's crown and foot. Lacking the dust jacket. Warm inscription, and SIGNED on the front end paper. A Good copy, with a scarce, warm inscription. *** The inscription reads: To Violla, To whom this story owes so much, & who now becomes one of the half of a half of a baker's dozen people I really write for. Jim New York, N.Y. September 10, 1953. ***. Seller Inventory # 012731

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The Postman Always Rings Twice: Cain, James M.

Cain, James M.

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1934)

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1934. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. First Edition, First Printing. Very Good, lacking dust jacket. Offsetting to end papers. First 8 page leafs have a tiny tear at the side edge. Foxing to side of page block and cloth. Sunning to spine. First edition, as stated. Seller Inventory # 140907154

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The Postman Always Rings Twice: CAIN, JAMES M

CAIN, JAMES M

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1934)

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1934. Cloth. Condition: VG+. Dust Jacket Condition: Facsimile Dust Jacket. 1st Ed. Orange cloth with dark blue decorations and titles to spine and front panel. Wrapped in FACSIMILE DUST JACKET. Some wear and soiling to boards but otherwise a very nice copy of Cain's most famous book. Size: 8 Vo. Seller Inventory # 18848

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The Postman Always Rings Twice: Cain, James M.

Cain, James M.

Published by Knopf Borzoi, New York (1934)

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About this Item: Knopf Borzoi, New York, 1934. Full-Leather. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. 8vo. 192 pp. Bound in recent full brown morocco, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, gilt border to boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, original cloth spine and board bound in back. A fine copy. First Edition. Shipped in a box, not a padded envelope. Seller Inventory # 000020

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The Postman Always Rings Twice: Cain, James

Cain, James

Published by Knopf, New York (1934)

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About this Item: Knopf, New York, 1934. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Orange cloth/blue lettering first edition copy with blue topstain. Bottom board edges lightly bumped. Endpages a bit toned/offset. The unclipped ($2.00) original jacket in mylar has minor restoration to edges, minor rubbing and light even soil. Housed in custom clamshell box. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Seller Inventory # 17177

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The Postman Always Rings Twice: Cain, James M.

Cain, James M.

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1934)

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1934. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing. This First Issue dustjacket has the publisher's $2.00 printed price present on the front flap of the dustjacket with some restoration to the spine and panels. The book is in very good condition. The binding is tight, and the boards have minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy. Seller Inventory # ABE-8698662996

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The Postman Always Rings Twice: Cain, James M.

Cain, James M.

Published by Knopf (1934)

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About this Item: Knopf, 1934. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. A very good first edition (First Edition stated on copyright page) in a very good dust jacket, with original $2 price on front flap. First issue jacket with correct books listed on the back panel. Owner's signature on front free endpaper. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. Seller Inventory # 106981

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The Postman Always Rings Twice: Cain, James M

Cain, James M

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1934)

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1934. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing with the words "FIRST EDITION" printed on the copyright page. A wonderful copy. This First Issue dustjacket has the publisher's announcement in Red ink printed on the front flap and the correct titles on back panel starting with "Summer's Play" This original dustjacket has light wear to the spine and edges. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with the ORIGINAL dustjacket. Seller Inventory # ABE-13157505281

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The Postman Always Rings Twice: Cain, James M.

Cain, James M.

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About this Item: Knopf, 1934. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. First edition of Cains most significant title. Octavo (7 3/8 x 5 inches; 188 x 127 mm). [viii], 187, [1], [1, blank], [1, colophon] pp. Publishers orange cloth with blue-stamped spine outlining the lettering and blue lettering and designs on the front, top edge stained blue. Covers soiled. First edition stated on the copyright page. In dust jacket with the $2.00 price. Overall a good to very good minus copy in an unrestored dust jacket. Previous owner's bookplate attached to front free end paper. See photos. "Cain was one of the masters of American hard-boiled fiction. His first novel, The Postman Always Rings Twice, is a story of a young hobo who has an affair with the wife of a roadside stand owner and plots with her to murder her husband and collect his insurance. In taut, sparse prose, Cain depicts a bleak, amoral society of desperate characters driven by their need for love, however twisted, as well as money." (Benét's Reader's Encyclopedia, 160). Bookplate of Hume Cronyn on the front free endpaper. Cronyn played the role of the lawyer in the first movie version of the book. Glare in photos is from plastic brodart cover. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. Seller Inventory # 106930

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The Postman Always Rings Twice: Cain, James M.

Cain, James M.

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About this Item: Knopf, 1934. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing. This attractive dustjacket has benefitted from professional restoration by a master conservator. The end result is a well preserved dustjacket with no chips, tears or missing pieces. This original dustjacket has the $2.00 price present and all the first issue points. The book is in nice condition with slight wear to the edges. The binding is tight, and the boards are clean. The pages are clean with some discolorization to the endpapers. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a clean copy of this true first edition in collector's condition. Trades and offers welcomed. Seller Inventory # ABE-1171518049

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CAIN, JAMES M.

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, 1934., New York (1934)

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934., New York, 1934. First edition. First edition. Author's first book. Publisher's response card laid-in. A near fine copy with dark top-staining in dust jacket with light restoration by a paper conservator to corners, spine ends, and two small closed tears to top edge of front cover and with absolutely no sunning to the spine panel. A married woman and a drifter fall in love, then plot to murder her husband. Even after the deed is done they must live with the consequences of their actions. First filmed in 1946 and starring Lana Turner as Cora, Cecil Kellaway as her husband, and John Garfield as Frank the drifter. Again in 1981 it was filmed and starred Jack Nicholson as Frank, Jessica Lange as Cora, and John Colicos as her husband. A great hard-boiled crime novel with the publisher's response card laid in. An unusually sharp copy of this Haycraft/Queen Cornerstone mystery novel. Also listed as one of the Great Books on the Modern Library list of the 100 Best Books of the 20th Century. Seller Inventory # 38444

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The Postman Always Rings Twice: Cain, James M.

Cain, James M.

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1934)

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1934. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing with the words "FIRST EDITION" printed on the copyright page. A beautiful copy. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has the $2.00 printed price present on the front flap with minor wear to the spine and edges. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with the First Issue dustjacket that has the correct titles on the back panel. We buy James M. Cain First Editions. Seller Inventory # ABE-13217716891

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Cain, James M.

Published by Knopf, New York (1934)

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About this Item: Knopf, New York, 1934. Hardcover. Condition: Very good. Dust Jacket Condition: very good. First edition. 187pp. Octavo. Orange boards. Jacket blurb affixed to the front pastedown. Top stain faded. Jacket shows some sunning, especially to spine, and some edgewear. Dust jacket is from another copy. A solid copy of one of the most important crime novels of the 20th century. Seller Inventory # 56601

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The Postman Always Rings Twice: Cain, James M.

Cain, James M.

Published by Knopf (1934)

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About this Item: Knopf, 1934. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. A fine first edition in a very good dust jacket. First Edition stated on the title page and 1934 on the title page. Original price of $2.00 net still on front flap of dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. Seller Inventory # 1409501

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