I WOULDN'T BE IN YOUR SHOES. Philadelphia & New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1943. Octavo, cloth. First edition. A collection of five stories, the first of his stories published under the Irish pseudonym. Title story filmed in 1948 from a script by Steve Fisher, the story "Nightmare" was filmed in 1947 as "Fear in the Night" written and directed by Maxwell Shane and featuring DeForest Kelley. Ink stamp on front free endpaper. Faded strip along front fore-edge, some color fade to spine panel, a very good copy in good to very good dust jacket with shelf wear at spine ends with loss, triangular "v" chip to to spine affecting the "m" in "William," closed tear with creases to upper left front panel, store stamp to rear panel, and rubbing to spine panel folds. (#125389).
First edition so stated on copyright page.