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Vanishing Act by W. R. Burnett

Vanishing Act

by W. R. Burnett

Publication: Flying Eagle Publications, Inc, 1955, New York

First edition. Story appears in "MANHUNT" Vol. 3, Number 11, November, 1955. Digest-sized octavo; illustrated wrappers; 144 pp; illustrated. Light wear to foot of spine, a single small corner crease to lower rear cover, trace of foxing to edges of inner wrappers, with a faint, circular impression to front wrapper; else a near fine, bright copy. Attractive copy of this popular crime fiction digest, containing the first appearance of W.R. Burnett's hard-boiled novelette Vanishing Act. With contributions by Hal Ellson, Sam Merwin, Jr., Jonathan Craig, Richard Marsten, Charles Beaumont, and others.

Inventory Number: 40217