MAURER, DAVID W. 1906-1981. The Big Con. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, [1940].
Lot 2278
MAURER, DAVID W. 1906-1981. The Big Con. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, [1940].
US$ 2,500 - 3,500
£1,500 - 2,100
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MAURER, DAVID W. 1906-1981.
The Big Con. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, [1940].
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.
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