New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, . First photoplay edition. Hardcover. 187pp. Octavo [19.5 cm] Black cloth over boards with red lettering and decorative stamping on the spine and front cover. Publisher's red top stain. Near fine. The spine ends are gently bumped and rubbed. With the dust jacket, illustrated with scenes from the movie starring Lana Turner and John Garfield, in very good condition. Mildly rubbed. The jacket's spine is very subtly sunned. Item #39791
A photoplay edition of Cain's first book, and one of the most important examples of American noir writing.