The Professional

New York: Harper and Brothers, (1958).

Price: $1,200.00

First edition. Rear endpapers offset from clippings, else near fine in an attractive, very good dustwrapper with two small chips at the corners of the crown, and a large but faint dampstain on the rear panel. This copy Inscribed by Heinz: "To Jim Kahn -- connoisseur-raconteur-colleague-friend. Sincerely, Bill Heinz. 12-30-57. Stamford, Conn." A nice copy of this well-regarded novel about the manager of a prize fighter, a classic of the genre and difficult to obtain, especially signed. Ernest Hemingway said, "'The Professional' is the only good novel I've ever read about a fighter and an excellent novel in its own right."

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The Professional. W. C. HEINZ.
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