First edition, first printing of Thieves’ Market, signed by the author, A.I. Bezzerides.
Octavo, , 233pp. Green cloth, title stamped in red on cover and spine. The first printing, with Scribner’s A on copyright page and the Scribner’s Seal. In the publisher’s fine dust jacket, $3.00 retail price on the front flap, bright illustrations. This copy is signed by A.I. Bezzerides on the title page. An exceptional example.
This work by A.I. Bezzerides was the basis for the film noir Thieves’ Highway, directed by Jules Dassin.