VIOLENT SATURDAY. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1955. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. The author's first novel. Basis for the hard-boiled film, directed by Richard Fleischer from a screenplay by Sidney Boehm, starring Victor Mature, Richard Egan, Lee Marvin and Ernest Borgnine. Top edge dusty, some age discoloration to spine ends, some wrinkling to sheets of last several signatures, a very good copy in very good dust jacket with some rubbing and moderate wear to edges. (#125812).
first edition so stated on copyright page.