New York: Ballantine Books, 1957. First Edition, published simultaneously in hardcover. A hired gun named Ross Ringler comes to a town where his reputation gets the better of him!Cover art by Mel Crair, whose primary output was between 1954-1963. Slight loss at the crown, else about Fine in illustrated wrappers. Schreuders (UK), p. 203.
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London: Banner Books, 1959. First printing of this edition (originally published as Signet 952 in 1952). Small bump to the crown, else Fine and unread. A superb copy.
New York: Pocket Books No. 1017, 1954. Vintage paperback. First printing of this edition, and first softcover edition. Movie tie-in edition, with a Joan Crawford blurb about the film on the front endpaper. Basis for the groundbreaking 1954 western directed by Nicholas Ray and starring Joan Crawford, Mercedes McCambridge and Sterling Hayden. No matter how many times you watch it.....
New York: Pocket No. 769. First printing of this edition. Fine condition. Cover by Warren Baumbargner.
New York: Dell Publishing, 1959. First Edition, a paperback original. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page: "For Joe / Hope you dig it / Elmore Leonard." Basis for the 1997 television movie, starring Tom Selleck. About Near Fine in wrappers. Reader's crease, some light rubbing, but square and tight, with bright green page edges and no fading.