Published by HEINEMANN, London, 1955
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 1973 (1955). First Issued in 1955. This edition was re-issued in a small quantity by William Heinemann in 1966 and then in 1973. This copy was printed in 1973 and stated as such on copyright page. In original DJ that has been price clipped. Book would grade nearly fine with exception of an indentation on the front of DJ that has left an impression on the front panel. Cloth has not been compromised but you can feel the indentation. Otherwise, panels / pages are bright and clean and appears unread. corners sharp. DJ is bright white with some minor rubbing. Better than it sounds. A very nice rare copy in DJ.
Published by Coward McCann, New York, 1955
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Coward McCann. New York. 1955. 252 pages. First edition, First printing in 1st issue DJ with $3.00 price intact on flap. Book is tight and clean. Binding and hinges are strong. Pages lay tight and undisturbed; seemingly unread. Light shelf-rub to edges and along foot and crown of backstrip. Black panels are bright with only a couple of minor scuffs. Green titles are bright and un-rubbed. Light scuff to endpapers near edge. Page edges show faint cloud stain. Original 1st issue DJ is bright and attractive. Faint moisture stain to rear of DJ with faint, light mottling to DJ rear. Both book and DJ are better than VG. An attractive, tight and clean copy of the classic!.
Published by Coward-Mccann, New York, 1955
Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Plus. First American Edition. Nice copy of author's third book. Unmarked, tight and square. Black boards with light blue lettering on spine. Sharp tips. Blank endpapers. Price intact jacket ($3) has moderate wear at front fold with two tiny nicks. Tanned on spine to green portion but yellow and black fresh. Basis for excellent film that starred Matt Damon and Jude Law. Hard to find this nice. In mylar. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Published by Coward-McCann, Inc., ., New York, 1955
First edition. First edition. Author's third book. Some light offsetting to front and rear endpapers, else near fine, tight copy in dust jacket, lightly sunned on the spine and with light professional restoration to the spine ends and corners. Introduces Tom Ripley, an American ne'er-do-well who travels to Italy on an unusual assignment of larceny and murder. Filmed as PURPLE NOON with Alain Delon as Tom Ripley.
Published by Coward-McCann, 1955
Cloth. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. Fine copy in a fine jacket. First Edition. Ever so light spine fade to the green jacket.$3.00 on flap.Beautiful Copy.Exceptionally Fresh.Great Vintage Novel of Suspense.
Published by Coward-McCann, 1955
Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Coward-McCann, New York 1955. First edition book in fine condition with very bright, near fine dustjacket. Light wear around perimeter and back of jacket, with a few closed tears toward the top. The book, the first in the Ripley series by Patricia Highsmith, was nominated for the Edgar Allan Poe Best Novel award in 1957. A beautiful copy of this classic mystery.
Published by Coward-McCann, New York, 1955
Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing. A superb copy. This First Issue dustjacket is vibrant in color with light wear to the edges. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has the $3.00 printed price present on the front flap. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collectors condition. We buy Highsmith First Editions.