The Casuarina Tree

London: William Heinemann, 1926. First Edition. A collection of stories, one of which is the basis for the brutal 1940 film noir "The Letter," directed by William Wyler and starring Bette Davis and Herbert Marshall. Rare in this condition.

Near Fine in a strong Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket is lightly toned on the spine, with a small chip at the crown of the spine (not affecting the titles), still very colorful, fresh and overall in far better condition than usually found. In a custom green clamshell box.

The Dark Page I: 1940-1949, p. 192. Loren and Frances Rothschild Collection V, 138. Stott A34a.

[Book #156382]