The Third Man and The Fallen Idol.London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1950 Stock Code: 137498
First edition, first impression. The Third Man was written in eight weeks as "the screen treatment that Greene created as a first step in the production of the film version, which appeared in 1949 and which won first prize at the Cannes film festival" (ODNB).
Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in black morocco with black and white pictorial onlay wrapped around both boards depicting Harry Lime standing in the shadows holding a gun, titles onlaid and blocked to spine in white and grey, black and white patterned endpapers, black edges.
A fine copy.
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