• 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

    Palm Springs, CA, USA

    $150.00

  • 2. Love's Lovely Counterfeit

    by Cain, James M

     

    Seller Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. First Edition stated. "The story is of a man and two women mixed up in some dirty business in a small American city". Very Good, mild cocking, in Very Good dustjacket, mild soiling. See More Details

    1942, Alfred A. Knopf

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Babylon Revisited Rare Books

    BEST

    Northampton, MA, USA

    $150.00

  • 3. Three of a Kind

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Dust jacket in good condition. First edition, first printing. Shelf and handling wear to cover and binding, with general signs of previous use. Dustjacket is price-clipped and shows some minor chipping and light rubbing along edges and corners but is otherwise clean and intact. Previous retailer's sticker on rear panel of jacket. Binding is tight and pages are crisp and free of markings. An attractive copy with moderate signs of previous use. Book looks great in included mylar dustjacket ... See More Details

    Knopf

    Hardcover, Good

    thriftbooks

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    Auburn, WA, USA

    $150.00

  • 4. The Moth

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Small ink name and date on front free endpaper; else a very nice copy in an attractive jacket with some very slight edge wear. 373 pp. 8vo, See More Details

    1948, Alfred A. Knopf

    publisher's cloth in dust jacket.

    Jeffrey Marks Rare Books, ABAA

    BEST

    Rochester, NY, USA

    $150.00

  • 5. 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 # 6. Dupont. See More Details

    1954, Robert Hale Ltd

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Second Story Books

    HIGH

    Rockville, MD, USA

    $150.00

  • 6. Mildred Pierce

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: VG. Octavo. Green cloth covered boards and spine with shiny gilt lettering on the spine. Light bumping at the head and tail of the spine with a couple 1/8" closed tears in the cloth. Light bumping at the corners has left the tips bent inward. White endpapers. There are two rectangular, outline markings, one on the front endpaper and a second on the free front endpaper that look like glue residue-they can be seen but not felt. Front hinge of the book is cracked just before the half title page ... See More Details

    1941, Alfred A. Knopf

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Printed Garden, Booksellers

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    Sandy, UT, USA

    $150.00

  • 7. Love's Lovely Counterfeit

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Slightly shelf-slanted; a few light spots to cloth; small ink name to pastedown; usual browning to preliminaries; in an attractive jacket with a little use to the extremities of the spine. 218 pp. 8vo, See More Details

    1942, Alfred A. Knopf

    original cloth in dust jacket.

    Jeffrey Marks Rare Books, ABAA

    BEST

    Rochester, NY, USA

    $175.00

  • 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

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    BURLINGTON, WI, USA

    $175.00

  • 9. Mildred Pierce

    by James M. Cain

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. Book. 8vo-over 7-9" tall. Hardcover. Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1941 Used-Very Good. First Printing. A Very Good copy in teal linen cloth covered boards, stamped in gilt at spine, in blind on front, lacking a dustwrapper. Moderate wear and light yellowing to edges, text and endpapers unmarked and generally clean. 38 This book is in great condition considering it' age. 8pp. See More Details

    1941, Alfred A. Knopf

    Hardcover, Very Good

    tahbooks

    HIGH

    Knoxville, TN, USA

    $187.50

  • 10. The Postman Always Rings Twice

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Very Good+ Spine slightly cocked. Slight wear to extremities. Previous owner's name in inkstamp to front free endpaper; The classic novel, filmed twice. A fine example of a source of noir film; 8vo; 188 pages. See More Details

    1934, Alfred A. Knopf

    Hardcover, Very Good

    CTrarebooks

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    Westport, CT, USA

    $192.79

  • 11. The Institute

    by Cain, James M

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. INSCRIBED! New York: Mason/Charter, 1976. 1st edition. 8vo. 220pp. Inscribed by author to Roy Hoopes (Cain's biographer) on front endpage. Near fine. Very good dust jacket. Slightly cocked with some browning to the exterior edges. Jacket a bit shelfworn with some wear to/near the crown of spine. In protective mylar cover. Inquire if you need further information. See More Details

    1976, Mason/Charter

    ISBN-13: 9780884053514

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Wonder Book - Member ABAA/ILAB

    HIGH

    Frederick, MD, USA

    $192.91

  • 12. 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

    Elizabeth Fisher

    POOR

    Middletown, MD, USA

    $200.00

  • 13. 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

    LOW

    Montreal, QC, CANADA

    $203.00

  • 14. 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)

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    Winnetka, IL, USA

    $220.00

  • 15. 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

  • 16. 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

  • 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

    LOW

    Rockville, MD, USA

    $240.00

  • 18. Serenade

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Near Fine in Very Good + jacket. Near Fine in a Very Good+ example of the purple-and-red variant of the dust jacket (there were three different color variants). Spine a trifle cocked, otherwise an excellent copy. Jacket spine a bit toned with a few short chips and closed tears. Great jacket art by W. A. Dwiggins. One of Cain's least-appreciated novels, a hard-boiled story about a dethroned opera singer who meets the love of his life while wasting away in rural Mexico, then attempts a return to ... See More Details

    1937, Alfred A. Knopf

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Whitmore Rare Books

    BEST

    Altadena, CA, USA

    $250.00

  • 19. 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

    BEST

    Northampton, MA, USA

    $250.00

  • 20. Rainbow's End

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: First Edition. INSCRIBED by Cain in the year of publication on the half title page: "To Heather / Her Christmas present at last-[illegible] / Jim / Hyattsville, MD / January 15, 1975." Near Fine in a lightly soiled, Near Fine dust jacket. See More Details

    1975, Mason Charter

    Hardcover, Good

    Royal Books, Inc, ABAA, ILAB

    BEST

    Baltimore, MD, USA

    $250.00

  • 21. Serenade

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Slightly cocked; else a nice copy in an attractive jacket with some light chipping to the crown of the spine and a few tiny spots. 314 pp. 8vo, See More Details

    1937, Alfred A, Knopf

    publisher's cloth in dust jacket.

    Jeffrey Marks Rare Books, ABAA

    BEST

    Rochester, NY, USA

    $250.00

  • 22. 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

  • 23. 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

  • 24. The Institute

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: A fine copy; but the dust jacket, which has some light use, is taped at the flaps to the front and rear pastedowns. 220 pp. 8vo, Hollywood literary agent H. N. Swanson's copy, with his stamp on the front free endpaper. Warmly inscribed by the author in 1976 to Swanson. See More Details

    1976, Mason/Charter

    publisher's red cloth in dust jacket., Fine/Like New

    Jeffrey Marks Rare Books, ABAA

    BEST

    Rochester, NY, USA

    $300.00

  • 25. Love's Lovely Counterfeit

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Former owner's ink signature on front free endpaper; endsheets a little darkened at gutters; otherwise a bright near fine copy in a jacket with minor edge wear. 218 [1] pp. 8vo, See More Details

    1942, Alfred A. Knopf

    publisher's red cloth in dust jacket., Very Good

    Jeffrey Marks Rare Books, ABAA

    BEST

    Rochester, NY, USA

    $300.00