Item #17182 BLACK ALIBI. Cornell Woolrich.


New York: Simon and Schuster, 1942. Octavo, original black cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, top edge stained red. First edition. A suspense thriller, the third of Woolrich's "black books." Basis for the 1943 film noir The Leopard Man produced by Val Lewton, directed by Jacques Tourneur, starring Dennis O'Keefe and Margo. Hubin, p. 879. Johnson, The Dark Page, p. 288. Early owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down, Lower front corner bumped, else a fine copy in a good or better pictorial dust jacket with wear and shallow loss at spine ends and corner tips, rubbing along folds, two internal tape mends at upper edges of front and rear spine folds, a clipped price. A scarce book. (17182). Item #17182

Price: $1,500.00

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