Publication: Alfred A Knopf, 1950, New York
First edition. Light offsetting to front three endpapers caused from binder's glue, else a near fine, bright copy in dust jacket with light professional restoration to the spine ends, corners, and extremities, and small, old water stain to the verso, not visible on the outer cover. A big-city detective, Harper, travels to the Deep South to help out an old girl friend who is being blackmailed. The 1975 movie of the same name was directed by Stuart Rosenberg and starred Paul Newman, Joan Woodward, Anthony Franciosa, Melanie Griffith, et al. An attractive copy housed in a cloth slipcase.
Inventory Number: 40673