New York: Random House, 1942. First Edition. Item #5647
First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); dark blue-green cloth, with titling and decorative elements stamped in black and gilt on spine, and embossed onto front cover; blue topstain; dustjacket; [x],404,pp. Signed by the author on the front endpaper. Subtle fading to topstain, else Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, price-clipped, with some light wear and rubbing to extremities, and a small tear at upper front joint, and faint foxing to front panel. The Nevada author's third novel, basis for William Wellman's 1954 film adaptation, starring Robert Mitchum, Teresa Wright, and Diana Lynn.