Before the Fact

London: Victor Gollancz, 1932. First UK Edition and true first. Basis for Alfred Hitchcock's 1941 classic film noir "Suspicion," starring Cary Grant and Joan Fontaine.

Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Book has a tiny, nearly imperceptible tear at the front hinge. Jacket is slightly sunned at the spine, with only a few nicks and tiny closed tears, plus a few small archival tape mends to the verso. Scarce in jacket. In a custom maroon quarter-leather clamshell box.

The Dark Page I: 1940-1949, p. 20.

[Book #156657]