Phenix City (FIRST EDITION): Strickland, Edwin and Gene Wortsman Phenix City (FIRST EDITION): Strickland, Edwin and Gene Wortsman


Strickland, Edwin and Gene Wortsman

Published by Vulcan Press, 1955
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FIRST Edition. Very Good or Better volume. Yellow book boards with black spine title. Closed page edges very mildly foxed. Interior blank end-papers barely age-toned, with no markings. Dust jacket is nearly Very Good, with original price intact on front flap ($3.50). Jacket has edge chips and tiny creases. White jacket flaps and rear panel are age-toned/foxed and rubbed along folds. Reverse/Inside of jacket has shadows of water stains to front panel only, but not visible on front side, which is black. Great jacket design/black and yellow. Photo of both authors on rear panel. Mylar protected jacket. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Phenix City (FIRST EDITION)
Publisher: Vulcan Press
Publication Date: 1955
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition

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Strickland, Edwin and Gene Wortsman
Published by The Vulcan Press, Birmingham, AL (1955)
Used Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Royal Books, Inc., ABAA
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Book Description The Vulcan Press, Birmingham, AL, 1955. First Edition. First Edition. A non-fiction expose of Phenix City, the "Gomorrah" of Alabama in the 1950s, not unlike the non-fiction books published about Chicago, New York, and Washington, DC by Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer around the same time. An obscure title, basis for the cornerstone 1955 film noir, "The Phenix City Story," directed by Phil Karlson, written for the screen by Daniel Mainwaring, and staring Richard Kiley and Kathryn Grant.Very Good plus in an about Very Good dust jacket. Jacket is complete, with tiny chips at a couple of corners, fraying at the spine ends, a dampstain at the verso of the spine panel (book not affected), and foxing to page edges and the jacket verso. Seller Inventory # 113745

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