Price: 2,750.00 USD

Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1947. MOTLEY, Willard. KNOCK ON ANY DOOR. NY: Appleton-Century-Crofts, [1947]. 8vo., gray cloth in dust jacket. First Edition, ninth printing. Signed inscription by Humphrey Bogart on the front endpaper: "Best Wishes, Humphrey Bogart." Bogart financed and starred in the hard-hitting noir adaptation of the novel by Nicholas Ray, in which Bogart plays an attorney trying to keep a young, embittered criminal (John Derek in his debut) from the electric chair. Near fine in lightly used dust jacket. Enclosed in a custom-designed, leather and cloth clam-shell box, with an actual wooden door with a brass-type door knocker on the spine and duplicating the dust jacket cover on the front cover of the box. Very nice! $2,750.00.

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