09-17-2015 09-17-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2842M Marlborough
September 17, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

Modern Novels Adapted to Film, Eighteen Volumes

Auction: Discovery - 2842M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: September 17, 2015 10:00AM


Modern Novels Adapted to Film, Eighteen Volumes, including: Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Ultimatum, New York: Random House, 1990, stated first edition, advance review copy in the dust jacket; Frederick Forsyth's The Odessa File, New York: Viking, [1972], dust jacket price clipped; James Grady's Six Days of the Condor, New York: Norton, [1974], book club edition; Ian Fleming's Octopussy [and] The Living Daylights, New York: The New American Library, [1966], price-clipped jacket; Ian Fleming's Casino Royale, New York: Macmillan, [1953], clipped jacket, later edition; Ian Fleming's You Only Live Twice, New York: The New American Library, [1964], clipped jacket, later edition; Eric Hodgins's Mr. Blandings Builds his Dream House, illustrated by William Steig, New York: Simon & Schuster, [1946], in price-clipped jacket; Martin Cruz Smith's Gorky Park, New York: Random House, 1981, stated first edition in very good jacket; Peter Benchley's The Deep, New York: Doubleday, 1976, in the jacket; Ira Levin's The Boys from Brazil, New York: Random House, [1976], in price-clipped jacket; Erskine Caldwell's God's Little Acre, illustrated by Milton Glaser, New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, [1962], in the jacket; Alex Haley's Roots, New York: Doubleday, 1976, stated first edition, with dust jacket; Mario Puzo's The Godfather, New York: Putnam's, [1969], later edition in price-clipped jacket; Gunter Grass's The Tin Drum, New York: Pantheon, [1962], no note of edition on copyright page, dust jacket dated "2/63" and priced $6.95; Boris Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago, New York: Pantheon, [1958], later edition, in price-clipped jacket; James Dickey's Deliverance, Boston: Houghton Mifflin, [1970], book club edition, with dust jacket; Cornelius Ryan's A Bridge Too Far, New York: Simon and Schuster, [1974], full number line on copyright page, illustrated, dust jacket; and Ron Kovic's Born on the Fourth of July, New York: McGraw-Hill, [1976], in dust jacket.

Provenance: The Estate of Stratford W. Carter, Boston, Massachusetts.
Estimate $150-250

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Ian Fleming, Robert Ludlum, The Bourne Ultimatum, Frederick Forsyth, The Odessa File, James Grady, Norton, New American Library, The Living Daylights, Macmillan, You Only Live Twice, Eric Hodgins, Mr. Blandings Builds his Dream House, Martin Cruz Smith, William Steig, Peter Benchley, Ira Levin, Brazil, The Boys from Brazil, Erskine Caldwell, God's Little Acre, Alex Haley, Cudahy, Milton Glaser, Mario Puzo, Gunter Grass, Pantheon, The Tin Drum, Boris Pasternak, James Dickey, Cornelius Ryan, A Bridge Too Far, Ron Kovic, Born on the Fourth of July, 4th of July, McGraw-Hill, Massachusetts