Burnett | W.R.

The Asphalt Jungle

First Edition | First Printing

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    Description

    First edition of The Asphalt Jungle by W.R. Burnett, with a signed letter by the author laid in.

    Octavo, 271pp. Hardcover, patterned paper boards, title in black on spine. Stated “First Edition” on copyright page. Solid text block, sunning to spine, toning to top and bottom edges, a near fine example. In publisher’s dust jacket, $2.75 retail price on front flap, light wear to edges, some shelf wear, ink remnant to front cover, a near fine example. Letter to “Vincent” with Burnett’s letterhead and signature laid in, dated October 17, 1958.

    The Asphalt Jungle was adapted into a film of the same name in 1950, starring Marilyn Monroe in one of her earliest roles.

    Additional information

    Location Published

    New York

    Publisher

    Alfred A. Knopf

    Edition

    First Edition, First Printing

    Date Published

    1949

    Binding

    Hardcover

    Condition

    Near Fine

    Jacket Condition

    Near Fine

    Author

    Burnett | W.R.

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    W. R. Burnett