Lincoln Mac Veagh / The Dial Press, 1931. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #246625
310 pages. An early novel by the novelist and screenwriter; the adaptation of his earlier novel Little Caesar helped launch the gangster film genre. First edition (first printing). Black cloth stamped with publisher's device on the cover and silver lettering on the spine. A nice, square copy with a bit of edge wear; small sticker scar on front pastedown from a removed bookplate, and a former owner's small stamp on the front free endpaper, which shows a light imprint and small tear from a now removed paperclip. A near fine hardcover; lacking the scarce dust jacket.