Woolrich, Cornell

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Price: $450.00

Place Published: New York
Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company / The Crime Club
Date Published: 1943
Edition: First Edition
Book Id: 1570


First Printing. Octavo; black cloth, with titles stamped in white on spine and front panel; 300pp. Spine ends gently nudged, lower right corners gently tapped (though still sharp), with a tiny, barely-discernable stamp from an Argentine bookshop on lower rear endpaper; clean throughout, Very Good+ or better. Dustjacket is unclipped, rubbed and worn overall, with several tears, some splitting starting along joints, with a triangular chip at lower left corner of rear panel; the most obvious flaw is the swath of adhesive residue on the verso of both flaps - evidence the jacket was clearly removed from another copy, and supplied to the present one; Good.


Woolrich's fifth "Black" book, basis for the 1946 film noir starring Dan Duryea, Peter Lorre, and June Vincent.

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