THE NIGHT WATCH. Thomas Walsh.


Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1952. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Black Mask author's second hard boiled mystery novel, set in New York. Source for the film noir "Pushover" (along with the novel RAFFERTY by Bill Ballinger) starring Fred MacMurray and Kim Novak from a screenplay by Roy Huggins. Hubin, p. 837. Some darkening to end papers, thin strip of age tanning to edges, inked name to front paste down, a very good copy in a very good dust jacket with a small closed tear to the upper right front corner and a 25 mm closed tear with crease to upper left front corner, 10 mm x 15 mm triangular chip at base of spine panel several small closed tears and tiny chips to rear panel edges. (24656). Item #24656

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