First edition of Night Cry, a novel by William L. Stuart.
Octavo, 208pp. Olive cloth, title printed on the spine in purple. A first edition, first printing, with no additional printings mentioned on the copyright page. In the publisher’s fine dust jacket, $2.50 on front flap, bright illustrations. An exceptional example.
Night Cry was the basis for the noir film, Where the Sidewalk Ends, directed by Otto Preminger.