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The Chair for Martin Rome (First Edition)

The Chair for Martin Rome (First Edition)

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The Chair for Martin Rome (First Edition)

by Henry Edward Helseth

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New York: Dodd, Mead, 1947. First Edition. First Edition. Basis for the 1948 film noir "Cry of the City," directed by Robert Siodmak, starring Victor Mature and Shelley Winters. An exceptional copy of a rare title.

Near Fine in a bright, about Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket with a faint vertical crease and a touch of rubbing at the crown, along with a few tiny closed tear. In a custom green clamshell box.

The Dark Page I: 1940-1949, p. 140.

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Royal Books, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
The Chair for Martin Rome (First Edition)
Author
Henry Edward Helseth
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Dodd, Mead
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1947
Keywords
Books into Film | Film Noir | Hard-boiled Crime Fiction
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Books into Film; Film Noir; Hard-boiled Crime Fiction;

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Clamshell Box
A protective box designed for storing and preserving a bound book or loose sheets. A clamshell box is hinged on one side, with...
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...

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