Publication: Little, Brown and Company, 1963, Boston
First edition. Author's first hardcover novel after many PBOs. Fine, bright copy in bright dust jacket. The tense and exciting tale of a brash young poker player who takes on a hardcore veteran in a high stakes poker game. The 1965 film of the same name directed by Norman Jewison and starred Steve McQueen as the Cincinnati Kid, Ann Margaret, Karl Malden, Tuesday Weld, Edward G. Robinson, Joan Blondell, Rip Torn, Jack Weston, and a host of others. An exceptional copy and a splendid read.
Inventory Number: 46649