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    Patricia Highsmith. The Talented Mr. Ripley. New York: [1955]. First edition.

    More Information: Patricia Highsmith. The Talented Mr. Ripley. New York: Coward-McCann, (1955). First edition, review copy. Octavo (8 x 5.25 inches; 201 x 133 mm.). [iv], 252 pages. Publisher's cloth stamped in green at spine; in original dust jacket. Ownership signature of Donald A. Yates at front free endpaper with review slip laid in. Mild edgewear; spine ends creased with a small, faint stain at lower edge; two tiny white stains at front board and one small white stain near lower edge of rear board; newspaper review clipping taped onto front free endpaper with resulting toning behind. Dust jacket spine panel sunned; shallow ripples through spine and around joints; edges worn, particularly at spine; front and rear panels lightly rubbed; rear panel sunned at edges; line of rubbing to rear joint; top panel faintly creased along top edge; touch of toning to edges of flaps; small dark stain at front flap. Very good in an about very good dust jacket.

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