Laughter In Hell [Signed]. Jim TULLY.

Laughter In Hell [Signed]

New York: Albert & Charles Boni, Inc. 1932. First Edition. The author's ninth book, "set in the 1880's, about an Irish-American railroad man who is sentenced to a chain gang after killing his wife and her lover in a jealous rage" (Prouty, Howard. The Dozen and One: A Field Guide to the Books of Jim Tully, p.[11]). The second and last of Tully's books to be adapted for the silver screen, basis for Edward L. Cahn's 1933 film of the same name, which cast Tully himself alongside Pat O'Brien, Tommy Conlon, and Merna Kennedy. HANNA 3570. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); gray cloth, with titling and decorative elements stamped in black on spine; red topstain; dustjacket; viii, [9]-266, [6]pp. Signed by Tully on the front endpaper. Hint of offset to endpapers, else a tight, Fine copy. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.50), lightly edgeworn, with a handful of short, closed tears; spine panel notably bright and unfaded; Near Fine.

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