New York, Duell, Sloan, & Pearce, 1942. Second printing. How could anyone not read, and love, a book that begins, 'Helen Brent had the best-looking legs at the inquest.'? The basis for the noir classic 'Born To Kill' (1947). Discoloration to front board, slight dampstaining to front endpaper. Dust jacket shows very dark spine & rear panel with chipping and small open tears throughout. $15.00.