First edition of The Brick Foxhole by Richard Brooks.
Octavo, ix, 238pp. Light brown cloth, title in gold over black. Stated “First Edition” on copyright page. In the publisher’s near fine dust jacket, $2.50 on front flap, short closed tear to lower edge of front panel, some toning to spine, bright illustrations, an attractive copy.
This work by Richard Brooks, The Brick Foxhole, was the basis for the noir film titled Crossfire, starring Robert Young, Robert Mitchum and Robert Ryan.