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Nightmare In Manhattan THOMAS WALSH

Nightmare In Manhattan


Other works by THOMAS WALSH

Publication: Little, Brown and Company, 1950, Boston

First edition. Author's first book and a review copy with the publisher's date stamped slip laid-in. Fine, bright copy in a fresh and colorful dust jacket with minor wear to the spine ends and top front corner. Dust jacket design by F. G. Kutner. Winner of the Edgar Award for Best First Novel of 1950 and a winner over Patricia Highsmith's "Strangers On A Train." A taut New York City crime novel about the kidnapping of a six-year-old boy and the race to rescue him before it would be too late. An exceptional copy house in a two-tone quarter leather and cloth clamshell case with the titles stamped in gilt on the spine.

Inventory Number: 49515