1. Background to Danger. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937.
First American Edition, Published in England as Uncommon Danger, the author's second book. Intrigue and mystery novel which served as the basis for the 1943 Warner Brothers' production, directed by Raoul Walsh and starring George Raft, Sidney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre and Turhan Bey from a script by W. R. Burnett. Almost Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, vertical crease at spine, some tiny spine end chips, modest signs of wear. Item #41149