THE BLACK DAHLIA - SIGNED
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Mysterious Press
Date Published: 1987
Edition: First American Edition
Book Id: 1753
First Printing. Octavo; quarter black cloth over purple paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in purple foil on spine; dustjacket; 325pp. Signed with Ellroy's large initials on title page. Fine in a Fine dustjacket, unclipped, and noticeably absent the discoloration to the purple foil on spine.
Ellroy's breakout book based on the Black Dahlia killing in January 1947. Basis for the 2006 film directed by Brian De Palma, starring Josh Hartnett, Aaron Eckhart, and Scarlet Johansen.