The River Pirate

London: The Readers Library, 1928. First printing of the UK photoplay edition, originally published by G.P. Putnam's Sons in 1928. Photo-illustrated with stills from the film.

Basis for the 1928 film, about two thieves on the waterfront of Manhattan, and one's romance with the daughter of a police detective that puts them in jeopardy. Directed by William K. Howard, and starring Victor McLaglen and Lois Moran.

Very Good in a Very Good example of the scarce dust jacket. Spine slightly faded, brief annotations to the front endpapers. Jacket with a few tiny chips and faint foxing, reinforced on the verso at the spine and corners with brown and white paper tape, and discreet touchup to the spine.

[Book #142691]

Price: $95.00