The Glass Key

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. First American Edition, preceded by the British edition published the same year.

The author's uncommon fourth book, basis for two films: one in 1935, starring Edward Arnold, George Raft, and Claire Dodd, and one in 1942, starring Brian Donlevy, Veronica Lake, and Alan Ladd.

Lightly toned at the board extremities, else About Near Fine in an attractive, Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket is lightly faded and rubbed overall, with a few short closed tears. In a custom maroon quarter-leather clamshell box.

The Dark Page I: 1940-1949, p. 134.

[Book #156654]