Cool Hand Luke, Donn Pearce
First edition, first printing of Pearce's debut novel and basis for the 1967 film starring Paul Newman.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1965. Publisher's original blue cloth; pp. (iv), 304. Binding firm, faint dampstaining to rear board and a portion of the front, area of white adhesion to rear board, text block edges a touch grubby, internallly clean. The unclipped dust jacket shows light shelfwear and rubbing with faint dampstaining to portions of panels and flaps, some spotting to rear flap, price sticker to front flap. Despite flaws, the book presents well and is protected in archival mylar.