THE BURGLAR. David Goodis.

THE BURGLAR

New York: Lion Books, 1953. First Edition. The author's fourth paperback novel, a twisted story of an epic heist and how the gang unravels in the aftermath. Basis for the 1957 film noir directed by Paul Wendkos, following a screeplay written by Goodis himself, and starring Dan Duryea, Martha Vickers, and Jayne Mansfield. The Dark Page, Vol.II, p.78-79. Item #2210

First Printing, a paperback original novel. Octavo (16cm); illustrated wrappers; purple edge-staining; 158, [2]pp. Light wear to extremities, a few faint stress creases to wrappers, with fading to edge-staining and a faint tidemark to lower edge of rear wrapper; Very Good or better.

Price: $300.00