• 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

    HIGH

    Northampton, MA, USA

    $150.00

  • 4. Past All Dishonor

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Near Fine in Very Good jacket. Book. 12mo-over 6-7" tall. First Edition, First Printing. Near Fine book with some light bumping to spine ends, but a solid tight, clean book throughout. Very good dust jacket with a couple of short closed tears, some chipping and general shelf-wear. Still, an attractive, collectible copy. See More Details

    1946, Knopf

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Brenner's Collectable Books

    not rated

    Ocean, NJ, USA

    $150.00

  • 5. 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

    AVERAGE

    TORONTO, ON, CANADA

    $153.00

  • 6. 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

    HIGH

    Winchester, VA, USA

    $165.00

  • 7. 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

    $171.77

  • 8. 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

  • 9. Serenade

    by James M. Cain

     

    Seller Description: 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

    $196.22

  • 10. 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.

    BEST

    Dickerson, MD, USA

    $200.00

  • 11. 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

    $202.50

  • 12. 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

  • 13. 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

  • 14. 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

    BEST

    Baltimore, MD, USA

    $225.00

  • 15. Serenade

    by James M. Cain

     

    Seller Description: New in Fair jacket. A clean, fairly tight, square book with age toned pages on the front text block. The dust jacket is moderately edge worn with one, one inch closed tear and one, one inch open tear. First Edition. See More Details

    1981, Knopf

    ISBN-13: 9780330263412

    Hardcover, New

    Bartleby's Vermont

    HIGH

    Wilmington, VT, USA

    $225.00

  • 16. 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

  • 17. Love's Lovely Counterfeit

    by James M. Cain

     

    Seller Description: Very Good in Very Good jacket. Book 1942 Knopf STATED FIRST edition of Cain's 4th novel and extremely scarce in this condition. The book is in VG/VG condition. The HB has bright red boards and vivid black lettering with no fading. There is a tiny bit of lean in the spine. Inside there is some age yellowing of the inside boards only with previous owner marks on the ffep. The text is very clean and bright. The DJ is mylar wrapped and price clipped. There is minimal wear with only some rubs along ... See More Details

    1942, Alfred A. Knopf

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Bren-Books.Com

    BEST

    Rockville, MD, USA

    $240.00

  • 18. 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

    HIGH

    Northampton, MA, USA

    $250.00

  • 19. Love's Lovely Counterfeit

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. First edition. 218 pp. with printer's note at end. Red cloth with black lettering, red top stain. Near Fine in Very Good+ price-clipped dust jacket. Very slight lean to spine. jacket spine panel a bit darkened, light edge wear. A nice copy of the author's fourth novel, which was the basis of the 1956 film noir Slightly Scarlet. See More Details

    1942, Alfred A. Knopf

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Burnside Rare Books

    BEST

    Portland, OR, USA

    $275.00

  • 20. 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

  • 21. Thomas & Beulah (Inscribed)

    by Dove, Rita

     

    Seller Description: Fine in near fine jacket. Author's Pulitzer Prize winning collection. A fine clothbound copy in near fine first state dustwrapper. Typical light rubbing. This copy INSCRIBED on the title page by the author and dated in 1987. See More Details

    1986, Carnegie-Mellon University Press

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Alan Zipkin

    BEST

    Woodbridge, CT, USA

    $300.00

  • 22. Three of a Kind

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. Very good+ copy in very good price clipped '2nd. ' issue jacket. (Stamped price of $2.50 at bottom corner of front DJ. Flap. Rear cover features a short essay by Cain. Gilt on spine rubbed. Exceedingly faint erasure on front end paper. Bottom edge of cloth lightly shelf soiled. A few chips at edges of DJ. Short edge tears) Features the FIRST book appearance of "Double Indemnity."; 327 pages. See More Details

    1943, KNOPF. NY 1943

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Waverley Books

    BEST

    Santa Monica, CA, USA

    $300.00

  • 23. 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

    BEST

    Portland, OR, USA

    $300.00

  • 24. Mildred Pierce

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Good. First Edition, First Printing. Lacking the dust jacket. Pages show sporadic spotting, creased page corners and occasional wear. Previous owner bookplate to front paste down. The cloth shows light soiling, staining and wear. Rubbing to the gilt lettering on spine. See More Details

    1941, Alfred A. Knopf

    Hardcover, Good

    Burnside Rare Books

    BEST

    Portland, OR, USA

    $300.00

  • 25. 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

    HIGH

    Jacksonville, FL, USA

    $300.00