Shed No Tears

New York: Murray and Gee, 1948. Two volumes, both First Edition. One copy is jacket Variant A, with an illustrated front panel, and one copy is jacket Variant B, with a simple teardrop design on the front panel, issued in conjunction with the sale of the film rights. Rare.

Basis for the 1948 film noir directed by Jean Yarbrough and starring Wallace Ford and June Vincent.

Variant A:

Fine in an about Near Fine dust jacket. Small owner name on the front flyleaf. Jacket has a few nicks at the edges, several neatly repaired with cello tape on the verso, and a short closed tear on the top edge of the rear panel.

Variant B:

Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket is lightly worn at the spine ends, with a short closed tear on the top edge of the front panel.

One of the scarcest film noir source books of the 1940s.

The Dark Page I: 1940-1949, p. 188.

[Book #156563]