New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1942. First edition. Hardcover. 218pp. Duodecimo [19.5 cm] in red cloth, top edge red. Light chipping and wear to price-clipped jacket, 1" abrasion to jacket front cover, ink number on front flap; spine heavily cocked, else very light wear to boards; light spattering of tiny dampstains to textblock top, ink smear on front fly-leaf, else interior is unmarked. Very good- / very good-. Item #54683
From the jacket: "The story is of a man and two women mixed up in some dirty business in a small American city. You ought to worry about yourself if you don't find it exciting."