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The David Lloyd Collection of Modern Literature, Part II / BALL, JOHN. 1911-1988. In the Heat of the Night. New York, Evanston and London Harper & Row, 1965.

Lot 15
BALL, JOHN. 1911-1988.
In the Heat of the Night. New York, Evanston and London: Harper & Row, [1965].
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BALL, JOHN. 1911-1988.

In the Heat of the Night. New York, Evanston and London: Harper & Row, [1965].
8vo (205 x 37 mm). Original half black cloth over gray borads, spine silver, dust jacket. Head and tail of spine just nudged; very light toning to lower panel, otherwise a fine copy.

FIRST EDITION, so stated, of Ball's first novel to feature the African-American detective Virgil Tibbs, portrayed onscreen in the 1967 film by Sidney Poitier.

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