• 1. The Postman Always Rings Twice

    by Cain, James M

     

    Seller Description: First edition of one of the most important crime novels of the twentieth century, adapted as a motion picture seven times. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly Signed by James M. Cain on the front free endpaper. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing to the crown. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A very nice example, rare and desirable signed. "It is sometimes easy to trace a literary genre to its source, and James M. Cain's first novel, The Postman Always Rings Twice, ... See More Details

    Alfred A. Knopf

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB

    BEST

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $25,007.00

  • 2. The Postman Always Rings Twice

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Fine in Fine jacket. Signed by Author(s) First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by James M. Cain on a laid in signature. A stunning copy. This First Issue that is vibrant in color with NO chips or tears. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has the $2.00 price present on the front flap. The book is in wonderful shape. The binding is tight with light wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION Inscribed and ... See More Details

    1934, Alfred A. Knopf, New York

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

    BEST

    Laguna Hills, CA, USA

    $16,507.00

  • 3. The Postman Always Rings Twice

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. First edition. Boards are slightly soiled and near fine, with a supplied proof dustwrapper which came directly from the estate of the artist Arthur Hawkins, Jr. The jacket has been folded with a crease at the spine, Knopf's small Borzoi logo has been cut away from the rear panel (possibly for another design by Hawkins), and Hawkins has written the date "1933" on the front flap, although the book wasn't released until 1934. However the jacket is exceptionally ... See More Details

    1934, Alfred A. Knopf

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Between the Covers-Rare Books

    BEST

    Gloucester City, NJ, USA

    $10,007.00

  • 4. The Postman Always Rings Twice

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Fine in Fine jacket. 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 ... See More Details

    1934, Alfred A. Knopf, New York

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

    BEST

    Laguna Hills, CA, USA

    $4,507.00

  • 5. The Postman Always Rings Twice

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Fine in Fine jacket. 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 ... See More Details

    1934, Knopf

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

    BEST

    Laguna Hills, CA, USA

    $3,507.00

  • 6. Past All Dishonor; the Postman Always Rings Twice

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. B002H0TXTU Contents are tight and clean; No dj. See More Details

    Fiction Book Club, New York

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Lexington Books

    BEST

    Idaho Falls, ID, USA

    $2,907.81

  • 7. The Postman Always Rings Twice

    by Cain, James M

     

    Seller Description: Fine in Near Fine jacket. 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. ... See More Details

    1934, Alfred A. Knopf, New York

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

    BEST

    Laguna Hills, CA, USA

    $2,757.00

  • 8. The Moth (Inscribed Author's Manuscript Edition in Two Volumes)

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. Inscribed by James M. Cain in blue pen on first page: "Dick: For your collection, Jim Los Angeles, Calif March 19, 1948" On title page, he adds: "Mimeographed script for checking purposes, 1 of 20. Several changes made in proof for book publicaiton." Cain has also crossed one phrase out of the first page of text using pencil. Two volumes, 8.5 x 11" format, comprising a total of 496 double spaced, single sided pages. Tan printed stiff paper covers showing some offsetting, foxing and ... See More Details

    1948, James M. Cain (later Published in Hardcover By Alfred A. Knopf)

    Paperbound, Very Good

    Aladdin Books

    BEST

    Fullerton, CA, USA

    $2,507.00

  • 9. The Postman Always Rings Twice (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Like New. Used-Like New. Book is new and unread but may have minor shelf wear. Ships from UK in 48 hours or less (usually same day). Your purchase helps support the African Children's Educational Trust (A-CET). 100% money back guarantee. We are a world class secondhand bookstore based in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom and specialize in high quality textbooks across an enormous variety of subjects. We aim to provide a vast range of textbooks, rare and collectible books at a great price. Through ... See More Details

    ISBN-13: 9781439507322

    Fine/Like New

    Phatpocket Limited

    HIGH

    Waltham Abbey, ESSEX, UNITED KINGDOM

    $2,502.53

  • 10. The Postman Always Rings Twice

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Very Good in Very Good jacket. First Edition, First Printing. This ORIGINAL First Issue dustjacket has wear to the spine, panels and edges. The $2.00 price is present on the front flap of the dustjacket. The book is in very good condition. The binding is tight, and the boards have minor wear to the spine and edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful gift copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION at an affordable price. We buy Cain First Editions. See More Details

    1934, Knopf

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

    BEST

    Laguna Hills, CA, USA

    $2,007.00

  • 11. Mildred Pierce

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Very Good in Very Good jacket. First edition (so stated). 8vo. Original gilt stamped green cloth. Dust jacket designed by Bob Smith (unclipped; soft creases). Very good. 388 pages. No signatures or bookplates. See More Details

    1941, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1941.

    Hardcover, Very Good

    George Houle

    BEST

    Palm Springs, CA, USA

    $1,857.00

  • 12. The Postman Always Rings Twice

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Fine. Some small spotting on page edges otherwise fine in soiled dust jacket with spotting along inner flap edges. See More Details

    1934, Cape

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    mordida books

    BEST

    houston, TX, USA

    $1,507.00

  • 13. The Enchanted Isle

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Fine in Fine jacket. Book 1st ed. Fine in dust jacket. A young girl, desperate to escape her abusive stepfather, leaves her small town and becomes involved in a bank robbery that ends with three men dead. See More Details

    1985, Mysterious Press

    ISBN-13: 9780892961436

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Murder By The Book

    AVERAGE

    Cranston, RI, USA

    $1,507.00

  • 14. Mignon

    by [Cain, James M. ] Biro (Artist)

     

    Seller Description: Original artwork study for the dust jacket front panel and spine panel of the UK edition of James M. Cain's "Mignon, " published by Robert Hale in 1963. The artwork consists of ink and watercolor on textured stock, with a transparent negative overlay lending browns and blues to the image. Some notes in holograph pencil on the verso of the former indicate that pale red, deep yellow, and medium deep blue are needed to flesh out the design, and a notation of "script pen no. 3-1/2" has been made ... See More Details

    1963, Robert Hale

    Hardcover, Very Good

    International Edition

    Royal Books, Inc, ABAA, ILAB

    AVERAGE

    Baltimore, MD, USA

    $1,507.00

  • 15. Postman Always Rings Twice

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Fair. 0891908153 Please allow 4-14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Thank you for supporting our small, family-owned business! See More Details

    2009, Amereon Ltd

    ISBN-13: 9780891908159

    Hardcover, Fair

    M and N Media

    HIGH

    ACWORTH, GA, USA

    $1,154.46

  • 16. Love's Lovely Counterfeit

    by Cain, James M

     

    Seller Description: Good. No Jacket. SIGNED handsomely on the free endpage by James M. Cain. Stated First Edition. A sound First with bright red covers with strong black design and lettering, and graceful Cain initial medallion on front center. Old orange bookstore sticker on rear endpage from Gordon's Satyr Book Shop at 1620 N. Vine in Hollywood. Pages unmarked but there are a few stains on several pages. Between pages 8 and 9 there are several spots that transfer faintly to the surrounding pages. There is a ... See More Details

    1942, Alfred A. Knopf

    Cloth, Good

    Eve's Book Garden

    BEST

    Albany, CA, USA

    $957.00

  • 17. The Postman Always Rings Twice

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. 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. See More Details

    1934, Alfred A. Knopf

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Burnside Rare Books

    BEST

    Portland, OR, USA

    $907.00

  • 18. Serenade

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: No. 621. First printing of this edition. SIGNED by James M. Cain on the first blank. From the Kurt Enoch collection, with a letter of provenance included. Kurt Enoch was the founder of Signet Books and a publisher whose desire was to bring great literature and genre fiction out of the libraries and into the hands of readers. A tremendous association. Easily Near Fine in wrappers. See More Details

    1947, Penguin Books

    Paperback, Very Good

    Royal Books, Inc, ABAA, ILAB

    AVERAGE

    Baltimore, MD, USA

    $857.00

  • 19. Serenade (Inscribed)

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: Very Good in Very Good jacket. Inscribed by the author in the year after publication: "To Miriam Geiger / In memory of pleasant times / James M. Cain / Feb 17, 1938." 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 fame. Basis for the 1956 film directed by Anthony Mann and starring Mario Lanza and Joan Fontaine. Second printing, ... See More Details

    1937, Alfred A. Knopf

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Whitmore Rare Books

    not rated

    Pasadena, CA, USA

    $857.00

  • 20. Everybody Does It

    by Cain, James M.

     

    Seller Description: No. 759. First printing of this edition. INSCRIBED by the author to Signet Books founder Kurt Enoch: "To Kurt Enoch / With my best congratulations on a job well-done / James M. Cain / Hyattsville, MD / December 26, 1949." From the Kurt Enoch collection, with a letter of provenance included. Kurt Enoch was the founder of Signet Books and a publisher whose desire was to bring great literature and genre fiction out of the libraries and into the hands of readers. A tremendous association. This ... See More Details

    1949, Signet Books

    Paperback, Very Good

    Royal Books, Inc, ABAA, ILAB

    AVERAGE

    Baltimore, MD, USA

    $757.00