New York: The Viking Press, 1946. First Edition. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Binding is Variant B, with green cloth and yellow letter stamping. Jacket is Variant B with a large face in the front panel illustration, yellow lettering to the spine, no Viking Press imprint to the front flap, and the "Printed in the USA" notation at the bottom rear flap. A sharp copy, with a only a few nicks at outer corners to note. Basis for the Oscar-nominated 1948 film noir, directed by Frank Borzage and starring Dane Clark, Gail Russell and Ethel Barrymore. Uncommon in dust jacket.