Little Caesar. New York: Lincoln Mac Veagh, The Dial Press, 1929.
First Edition, 'Advance Copy / Not For Sale' stamped at front endpaper. Politzer dustjacket art. Author's first novel and one of the first crime noir titles. Classic gangster novel and basis for the 1931 film starring Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., and Glenda Farrell. An uncommon title to be found in the first edition format. Almost Near Fine, mild vertical crease at spine, in Very Good dustjacket, half centimeter loss at top spine end, three centimeter closed tear at top front spine edge, some edges with nicks or wear.
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