Gifford | Thomas [Gregory Peck]

The Wind Chill Factor

First Edition | First Printing



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Gregory Peck’s personal copy of The Wind Chill Factor, inscribed by the author, Thomas Gifford.

Octavo, [8], 369pp. Green cloth, title stamped in gilt on spine. Light wear to tips, dampstain to lower edge of text block, soiling to covers. Paired with the publisher’s first state dust jacket, $8.95 on front flap, touch of shelf wear, a near fine example. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: “December ’74 / For Gregory Peck, thanks so much for a fine time in Minneapolis – Hope you enjoy the book. Regards, Thomas Gifford.” Includes 13 pages with Gregory Peck’s handwritten production notes.

Gregory Peck purchased the film rights to this New York times best-selling thriller by Thomas Gifford in 1975. On the cover of the first paperback edition, the novel was announced as a “Major Motion Picture,” but the movie never went into production. Sold at Heritage Auctions, Lot 89191, February, 2023.

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Location Published

New York


G.P. Putnam's Sons


First Edition, First Printing

Date Published





Very Good

Jacket Condition

Near Fine


Gifford | Thomas [Gregory Peck]


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