Patricia Highsmith. Pair of Thrillers. New York: [1954-1964]. First editions.

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    Patricia Highsmith. The Blunderer. New York: Coward-McCann, [1954]. First edition. Octavo. [viii], 277, [3, blank] pages. Publisher's black paper-covered boards, spine and front board lettered in red; in original dust jacket. Spine ends and corners lightly worn. Dust jacket spine panel lightly rubbed down center of upper portion; small chip to crown; trace edgewear. Near fine. Source material for the 1963 Claude Autant-Lara film Le meurtrier, as well as the 2016 film A Kind of Murder.

    [Together with:] The Two Faces of January. Garden City: Doubleday & Company for The Crime Club, 1964. First edition. Octavo. [x], 203, [3, blank] pages. Publisher's yellow cloth, spine lettered in red; in original dust jacket. Spine somewhat leaning; spine ends and corners very lightly worn; occasional very minor soiling. Dust jacket lettering faintly faded on the spine panel; minor wear to fold edges; faint vertical creasing near folds; rear panel lightly rubbed with a couple tiny stains. Near fine. Adapted for the screen in 2014. From the KoKo Collection.

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