THE KILL-OFF. Jim Thompson.


New York: Lion Books, 1957. First Edition. A novel of murder, sex, and deception in a small New England town, and basis for Maggie Greenwald's 1989 directorial debut. Item #1574

First Printing. Octavo; illustrated wrappers, with wrap-around cover art by William Rose; yellow edge-staining; 192pp. Vertical crease along left edge of front wrapper, a few discreet stress creases, with some rubbing at the crown; Very Good+, with the yellow edge-staining quite bright.

Price: $150.00