MAURER, DAVID W. 1906-1981.
The Big Con. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, .
Original red cloth stamped in gilt, dust jacket. Free endpapers and first and last blanks toned and foxed, top edge foxed, verso of jacket lightly spotted and neatly repaired; still, an unusually bright, attractive copy.
FIRST EDITION of Maurer's important underworld study, a source for the Paul Newman and Robert Redford film, The Sting.