• 1. Past All Dishonor

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Dust Jacket Included. DUST JACKET (UNCLIPPED; FEW NICKS) FIRST EDITION VERY GOOD-FINE, FRESH COPY. See More Details

    1946, NEW YORK, KNOPF, 1946

    Hardcover, Very Good

    George Houle

    BEST

    Los Angeles, CA, USA

    $150.00

  • 2. The Root of His Evil

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Small octavo in black hardcovers with black illustrated DJ in brodart; VG/VG; spine pale blue with black and red letters; DJ with minimal shelf wear; binding strong; tiny stamped mark inside front cover; paper and text in good condition; pp. 190; shelved in Case # 2. Dupont. See More Details

    1954, Robert Hale Ltd

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Second Story Books

    HIGH

    Rockville, MD, USA

    $150.00

  • 3. Serenade

    by Cain, James M

     

    Seller Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. First Edition. W. A. Dwiggins dustjacket design. Novel of Hollywood, New York, and Mexico of a man who dreams of becoming a singer. Basis for the 1956 Anthony Mann directed film starring Mario Lanza and Joan Fontaine. Very Good, mild cocking, some wear to spine end and cover corner cloth, in near Very Good modestly soiled or darkened dustjacket, some shallow edge chips, few drip spots to verso. See More Details

    1937, Alfred A. Knopf

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Babylon Revisited Rare Books

    LOW

    Northampton, MA, USA

    $150.00

  • 4. The Moth

    by Cain, James M

     

    Seller Description: Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. 8vo. Green lettered grey cloth in pictorial dust jacket. Slight wear to extremities but otherwise a fine unread copy. Blank bookplate on endpaper. See More Details

    1948, Alfred A. Knopf

    Cloth, Very Good

    CONTACT EDITIONS, ABAC/ILAB

    HIGH

    TORONTO, ON, CANADA

    $153.00

  • 5. Mildred Pierce

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Cain's third novel, a story of "the great American institution that never gets mentioned on the Fourth of July, a grass widow with two small children to support" (Hoopes, p.305). Basis for the 1945 film noir directed by Michael Curtiz, starring Joan Crawford, as well as a more recent adaptation-a 2011 HBO mini-series starring Kate Winslett, Guy Pearce, and Evan Rachel Wood. HANNA 559; BAIRD 376. First Printing. Octavo; teal cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt on spine; gray ... See More Details

    1941, Alfred A. Knopf

    Hardcover

    Lorne Bair Rare Books

    BEST

    Winchester, VA, USA

    $165.00

  • 6. Past All Dishonor (Arbor House Library of Contemporary Americana)

    by James M. Cain

     

    Seller Description: New. Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy. See More Details

    1984, Arbor House Pub Co

    ISBN-13: 9780877956518

    Paperback, New

    ExtremelyReliable

    HIGH

    Richmond, TX, USA

    $169.46

  • 7. Three of a Kind

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: FINE IN A VERY GOOD+ D.J. Wilder's 1944 classic adaptation of "Double Indemnity, " a cornerstone of the film noir genre scripted by Wilder and Raymon. BOOK IS ABOUT FINE WITHOUT ANY MARKS TO THE BINDING OR THE TEXT OTHER THAN A PREVIOUS OWNER'S NAME ON THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER WITH JUST A TOUCH OF BLEACHING TO THE BOARDS' EDGES AND THE USUAL TONING OF THE WARTIME ERA PAPER STOCK. D.J. IS VERY GOOD WITH SOME LOSS AT THE ENDS OF THE SLIGHTLY FADED SPINE PANEL WITHOUT EFFECT TO THE SPINE TITLES, ... See More Details

    1943, ROBERT HALE LIMITED

    HARDCOVER, Fine/Like New

    JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS

    BEST

    BURLINGTON, WI, USA

    $175.00

  • 8. The Magicians Wife

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. Signed Copy First edition copy. Collectible-Very Good. Good dust jacket. 1965, stated 1st printing, Dial. Signed and inscribed to 'Ethel' by Cain on front endpaper, she has then written an inscription on reverse to Roy Hoopes, journalist and Cain biographer, her name also in ink to front pastedown. Black cloth spine over purple paper covered boards. Light wear to spine ends. Interior is clean and sound. Dust jacket is edgeworn and rubbed. Rear panel yellowed at edges. 1/2 inch chip ... See More Details

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Wonder Book - Member ABAA/ILAB

    HIGH

    Frederick, MD, USA

    $175.50

  • 9. Serenade

    by James M. Cain

     

    Seller Description: *This price HAS BEEN temporarily reduced until Monday, Feb. 8* first edition, first printing; 314, [1] pp., original silver stamped black cloth (hardcover), nominal rubbing to bottom edge of the covers, else very good in a good purple & red dust jacket; the jacket is bright but price-clipped and edge worn. Photos available upon request. See More Details

    1937, NY: Knopf

    ISBN-13: 9780404615024

    Hardcover, Good

    Zubal Books

    BEST

    Cleveland, OH, USA

    $190.33

  • 10. The Postman Always Rings Twice & Double Indemnity

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Fine, Book accented in 22kt gold gilt decoration. All edge gilt, hubbed spines. Part of The Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces. Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces.; 8vo 8"-9" tall. See More Details

    1988, Franklin Library

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Rare-Book-Cellar

    BEST

    Pomona, NY, USA

    $195.00

  • 11. The Moth

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: First edition. Fine in a near fine, lightly tanned dust jacket with just two shallow chips to head of spine and one to the top right corner. A very nice copy. See More Details

    1948, Alfred A. Knopf,

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Quill & Brush, Inc.

    HIGH

    Dickerson, MD, USA

    $200.00

  • 12. Rainbow's End

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Octavo, boards. First edition. Inscribed by Cain on the half title page: "To--/ with love, / & the hope (? )/ enjoy it/ Jim/ Hyattsville, Md/ July 8, 1975." Corners gently bumped, a near fine copy in very good dust jacket with some shelf wear to spine ends and corners with some associated very tiny closed tears. (#126978) See More Details

    1975, New York: Mason/Charter,

    ISBN-13: 9780884050926

    Hardcover, Very Good

    LW Currey

    HIGH

    Elizabethtown, NY, USA

    $200.00

  • 13. The Moth

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Good with no dust jacket. Presentation copy, signed by author/worn and soiled with some abrasions on back cover/some browning on front and back flyleaves; 8 vo; 373 pages. See More Details

    1948, Alfred A. Knopf

    Hardback, Good

    TexasBo

    AVERAGE

    Houston, TX, USA

    $200.00

  • 14. The Moth

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: First Edition. 8vo. A fine copy (grey cloth variant), top edge stained green, in fine dustwrapper showing minimal use. An extremely good copy. See More Details

    1948, Alfred A. Knopf

    Hardcover, Good

    TBCL Book Collector's Library

    BEST

    Montreal, QC, CANADA

    $203.00

  • 15. Serenade

    by Cain, James M

     

    Seller Description: Good+ in Fine jacket. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937. First edition. Hardcover. Good+/Fine. First edition, SIGNED and INSCRIBED. Black cloth, 8vo. Good+, slightly cocked, spine ends and corners bumped and frayed, eps foxed. Lacking dj. Front endpaper signed with a lengthy later inscription by author. In fine (facsimile) dust jacket, the red and purple variation. * See More Details

    1937, Alfred A. Knopf

    Hardcover, Good

    Denominator Books (IOBA)

    BEST

    Winnetka, IL, USA

    $220.00

  • 16. Three of a Kind

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. A Very good+ copy in a Vg. priceclipped '2nd. ' issue dj. (Stamped price of $2.50 at the bottom corner of the front dj. flap. Rear cover features a short essay by Cain. Gilt on spine rubbed. Exceedingly faint erasure on front endpaper. Bottom edge of cloth lightly shelfsoiled. A few chips at edges of dj. Short edge tears) Features the FIRST book appearance of "Double Indemnity." See More Details

    1943, KNOPF. NY 1943

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Waverley Books

    BEST

    Santa Monica, CA, USA

    $225.00

  • 17. The Institute

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: First Edition. INSCRIBED by Cain on the front endpaper: "To Bob Rosen: / Who can really dream up a dream, with all my best [and] the hope he enjoys it / Jim / (James M Cain) / Hyattsville, MD / January 24, 1977." Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Light foxing to the tope page edge. Jacket is nicked at the extremities, with a couple of small closed tears. See More Details

    1976, Mason / Charter

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Royal Books, Inc, ABAA, ILAB

    HIGH

    Baltimore, MD, USA

    $225.00

  • 18. Serenade

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: NF in VG jacket. See More Details

    1937, Knopf

    Hardcover, Very Good

    ManofBooks

    HIGH

    Washington, DC, USA

    $225.00

  • 19. The Institute

    by Cain, James M

     

    Seller Description: Good. Signed Copy First edition copy. Collectible-Good. Good dust jacket. 1976, stated 1st printing, Mason Charter. Signed and inscribed on front endpaper by Cain to Roy (Hoopes), journalist and Cain biographer. Red cloth. Slight spine slant. Foxing spots to all edges of text block. Interior is clean and binding sound. Dust jacket is edgeworn, chipped and lightly soiled. See More Details

    1976, Mason/Charter

    ISBN-13: 9780884053514

    Hardcover, Good

    Wonder Book - Member ABAA/ILAB

    HIGH

    Frederick, MD, USA

    $225.00

  • 20. The Postman Always Rings Twice

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: GIFT QUALITY. JACKET: TORN DJ. 5 X 7. The dj matches the original design published by Alfred A. Knopf. The dj is torn down spine, rubbed cover, lightly tanned, creased at spine. The book has light shelf wear, tanned fore edges and pages. Good binding, clean body and unmarked text. This copy was published the same year as the 1934 Knopf first edition. Jacket has same design as front cover of book. _PAB_ See More Details

    1934, GROSSET & DUNLAP

    HARD BACK ORANGE, Good

    Princeton Antiques Bookservice

    HIGH

    Atlantic City, NJ, USA

    $250.00

  • 21. Serenade

    by Cain, James M

     

    Seller Description: First Edition. W. A. Dwiggins dustjacket design. Novel of Hollywood, New York, and Mexico. Very Good, lower spine end bumped, private library impression at front free endpaper, in Very Good purple variant dustjacket, chipping at spine ends and lower front flap edge. See More Details

    1937, Alfred A. Knopf

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Babylon Revisited Rare Books

    LOW

    Northampton, MA, USA

    $250.00

  • 22. Serenade

    by James M. Cain

     

    Seller Description: Very Fine in Very Good jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. Very fine copy. Owners stamp on front pastedown. Ink name. Very goog jacket. Loss at crown and heel. Couple of minor chips top back panel. Author's Rare Second Book. Nice copy. See More Details

    1937, Knopf

    Decorative Cloth, Fine/Like New

    Jeff Bergman Books ABAA/ILAB

    BEST

    Fort Lee, NJ, USA

    $295.00

  • 23. Mildred Pierce

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: N/A. Very Good in Good jacket. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. Rough wear to fold in front jacket flap. Some chipping and wear to ends of spine of jacket. 3" tear along rear edge of spine of jacket and 1" tear on front edge of spine of jacket. Jacket included in clear mylar cover. See More Details

    1941, Alfred A. Knopf

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Chamblin Bookmine

    BEST

    Jacksonville, FL, USA

    $300.00

  • 24. Serenade

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. First edition in red and purple jacket. (One of three variants for jacket with no established priority. ) 314 p. Black cloth with silver stamping, red top stain. Fine in About Very Good dust jacket. Sharp silver lettering and sturdy, straight binding. Tiny inkblot on paste down. Jacket chipped at top of back panel, worn and a bit chipped along edges, two tears in bottom of the front panel with a bit of loss, some tape on verso, price intact ($2.50). The follow-up to The Postman ... See More Details

    1937, Alfred A. Knopf

    ISBN-13: 9780404615024

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Burnside Rare Books

    HIGH

    Portland, OR, USA

    $300.00

  • 25. Serenade

    by Cain, James

     

    Seller Description: NF. First edition bound in black cloth with silver stamped decorations and lettering. Top stained in red. 8vo size, 314pp. A Nearly Fine copy of the author's 2nd novel. Cloth is bright, clean, silver stamping is br ight. In a VG red, purple, cream and black (no priority to jacket colo ring) dust jacket. Jacket has two 1 cm chips near the head of the spin e along with a 1cm chip to the upper edge of the front panel. Has a ti ny, microscopic piece missing from the top corner of the front panel a ... See More Details

    1937, Alfred A. Knopf

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Dearly Departed Books

    HIGH

    Alliance, OH, USA

    $300.00