1929 · New York
by BURNETT, W.R.
New York: The Dial Press, 1929. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); navy blue cloth, titled in yellow on spine and front cover; [viii],,3-308,pp. Light wear to extremities, gentle sunning and some light rippling to cloth at spine, with some softening to lower corners, and a pin-sized nick to upper board edge; contents clean; Very Good or better. Burnett's first novel, following the rise and fall of a Chicago gangster Caesar Enrico "Rico" Bandello. Basis for Mervyn LeRoy's 1931 film of the same name, starring Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., and Glenda Farrell. HUBIN, p.58; COAN, p.102; HANNA 529. (Inventory #: 51712)