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    Cornell Woolrich. The Black Curtain. New York: 1941. First edition.


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    Cornell Woolrich. The Black Curtain. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1941. First edition. An Inner Sanctum Mystery. Octavo. [2, blank], [viii], 305, [5, blank] pages. Publisher's gray cloth, spine lettered in white and stamped in black, Inner Sanctum device stamped in white on the front board; top edge stained black; in restored original dust jacket. Variant binding with unknown priority (also in red, see lot 45082). Very gentle spine lean; corners very softly bumped or just slightly bent. Faint offsetting and foxing to endpapers. Dust jacket touched-up at spine ends; faint tidemark along the top edge and down the spine panel, mostly visible on verso and margins of the rear panel; spine panel faintly faded. A near fine copy in a very good sophisticated dust jacket. Adapted for the screen in 1942 as Street of Chance, starring Burgess Meredith and Claire Trevor. The Dark Page 286. From the KoKo Collection.



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    14th Thursday
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