JAMAICA INN. Daphne Du Maurier.

JAMAICA INN. New York: The Sun Dial Press, Inc., [1939]. Octavo, pp. [1-10] [1] 2-332 [333-334: blank], inserted frontispiece, original green cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, top edge stained yellow, fore-edge untrimmed, cream endpapers. Photoplay edition. A young woman gets involved with a gang of criminals who lure ships to their doom on the coast of Cornwall. "Characters are two-dimensional and very very bad, but all-in-all, a fair tale with a good pace." - Radcliffe, Gothic Novels of the Twentieth Century, p. 66. A 1939 film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara and Robert Newton, was based on this novel. Small rubber-stamped private owner's name at top edge of front paste-down and front free endpaper recto and verso, else a fine copy in good film tie-in dust jacket (two film stills on the rear panel) with wear and tape reinforcement along top and bottom edges. (#148754).

Price: $100.00

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