Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1943.
Hardcover. First edition. Edgewear on the cloth, particularly at the spine ends, thus about very good, lacking the dustwrapper. An exceptional association copy of this title, Inscribed by Caspary to her husband and longtime writing collaborator, Isidor Goldsmith: "For my dearest I.G. who will, I hope, forsake his prejudice against murder, and enjoy this book. With all my love. Vera January 19, 1943." One of the scarcest film source books and the basis for the classic 1944 film directed by Otto Preminger and starring Gene Tierney and Dana Andrews. An exceptional association copy of a key title.