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Jim Thompson
Nothing More Than Murder - Stated "FIRST EDITION" - "A-Y" - Jim THOMPSON - 1949
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1949. Please see Item Description. Nothing More Than Murder THOMPSON, Jim Publisher: Harper & Brothers Location: New Yok Date: 1949 Binding: Octavo, full bound green cloth boards with black stamping on spine and bottom right front board. Pages: 234 Original Price: $2.50 Edition: First Edition Printing: First Printing Description: First Edition, First Printing of Nothing More Than Murder, Jim Thompson's third novel, first mystery and his last book published in hardback. An extremely scarce and highly sought-after title. A very nice example. An unscrupulous owner of a movie theater in a small town, Joe Wilmot, in an unhappy marriage and squeezed by the theater chains, concocts a murderous plot involving his wife and his lover. Wilmot's scheme unravels slowly as he finds out that his predicament was worse than he thought and that his friends and adversaries more vicious. Condition: Near Fine Book in Very Good Dust Jacket. Book binding is tight and straight. Original full bound green cloth boards with very mild tanning to spine and edges with mild shelf wear at head and foot of spine. Internally clean and unmarked with crisp text. Dust Jacket well preserved. Chipping with some loss to panel edges, corners and head/foot of spine with some loss. About one inch closed tear at top left of rear panel. Price Clipped. First Issue Criteria: "FIRST EDITION' stated on the copyright page followed by "A - Y". [Attributes: First Edition; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: labb1279 [Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States]
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