CRIME NOVELS: AMERICAN NOIR OF THE 1930s AND 40s. [New York]: The Library of America, . Octavo, cloth. First edition, first printing. Collects THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE by James M. Cain, THEY SHOOT HORSES, DON'T THEY? by Horace McCoy, THIEVES LIKE US by Edward Anderson, THE BIG CLOCK by Kenneth Fearing, NIGHTMARE ALLEY by William Lindsay Gresham, and I MARRIED A DEAD MAN by Cornell Woolrich. The selection of contents and notes were made by Robert Polito. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#164775).
First printing so stated on copyright page.