THIS GUN FOR HIRE. Graham Greene.


Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1936. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-293 [294-296], original beige cloth, spine stamped in green, top edge stained light blue, fore edge uncut, bottom edge rough cut, cream colored end papers. First edition. Precedes the U. K. edition. A novel of an English hired assassin who murders a government minister of a European country and is double crossed when he returns home to get paid. Adapted in 1942 as an American crime drama set in wartime San Francisco with Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake from a script by Albert Maltz and W.R. Burnett. Hubin, p. 349. Age darkening to spine which is somewhat foxed, a very good copy without dust jacket. (24761). Item #24761

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