New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #012931
8vo., 233pp. Sharp First Edition with publisher's seal and "A" on copyright page as called for. Basis for the classic 1949 Film Noir "Thieves' Highway" starring Richard Conte and Lee J. Cobb. Bound in green/blue cloth with titles in maroon on front board and spine. Square, tight and clean throughout with just a touch of wear to spine ends and tips. No toning or foxing. Very attractive unclipped dust-jacket, ($3.00), has a lightly toned spine, Wear to edges with a few tiny closed tears. Tiny pin hole in the front panel. A couple of areas of rough rubbing to the rear panel. Still fresh and bright and very presentable. A very handsome collectable copy.