VIOLENT SATURDAY. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1955. Octavo, hardcover. 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. Offsetting and browning to endpapers, a little spotting to boards, a very good copy in very good dust jacket with some light rubbing and dust soiling and shelf wear to spine ends with some minor loss to head of spine panel. (#82622).