The Beast with Five Fingers

London: J.M. Dent, 1928. First Edition, preceding all others. A collection of stories, the title story being the basis for the 1946 film noir starring Robert Alda and Peter Lorre.

About Fine, lacking the dust jacket, with a touch of fading to the backstrip and some offsetting on the endpapers. In a custom green quarter-leather clamshell box.

The Dark Page I: 1940-1949, p. 136.

[Book #156541]