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The Killing Frost aka Trapeze by  Max Catto - First edition first printing - 1950 - from Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA (SKU: biblio12226)

The Killing Frost aka Trapeze

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The Killing Frost aka Trapeze

by Catto, Max

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

First edition first printing of the novel that became the movie Trapeze in 1956 starring Burt Lancaster and Tony Curtis. There is a 2 inch closed tear to that starts on the front panel of the dustjacket and ends on the front summary panel. The dustjacket's rear panel has a light wrinkle to it and a inch deep by 1/2 inch wide V chip to the bottom edge next to the spine. Price clipped otherwise in very good / good condition.


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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA CA (CA)
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The Killing Frost aka Trapeze
Catto, Max
Book condition
Used - Very Good
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First edition first printing
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Date Published
Bookseller catalogs
Thriller; Suspense; Mystery; Made into Movies;

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA

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St. Catharines, Ontario
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About Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA

My wife and I have been operating Scene of the Crime Books since 1996. In 2004 we attempted to go against the market and open a storefront on Oakville Ontario. In August 2006 we closed the brick and mortar and humbly went back to just internet. We now do internet and appointment only through our home. So if you're in our neighborhood let us know 24 hours ahead of time. Thank you. Don Longmuir


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