The Grifters, Jim Thompson
First edition, first printing (a paperback original) of Thompson's classic noir novel and basis for the 1990 film directed by Stephen Frears . Evanston, IL: Regency Books, 1963. A very good copy. Binding is tight and sturdy, light shelfwear and creasing to wraps, some foxing and toning to wraps, minor bump to top corner. Internally clean with no markings. Increasingly scarce.