New Arrival


Kiss Me, Deadly.

New York: E.P. Dutton, 1952.

Price: $400.00

About the item

First edition, stated, in first issue dust jacket with $2.50 price and triangular framing device on "A New Mike Hammer Mystery" 251 pp. 8vo. Inscribed. Original rust colored cloth with rubbing around the edges, some water damage to boards, dust jacket chipped, with a closed tear along the front, and some water damage; Custom three quarter morocco box. Hubin, p. 385.

Item #367488

This popular Mike Hammer mystery was the basis for Robert Aldrich's 1955 film noir classic of the same name, starring Ralph Meeker as the tough private detective. This copy inscribed "Best of luck! Mickey Spillane", scarce thus.