London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1974. First U.K. Edition. First Impression. Octavo (22.25cm); brown paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [vi],282pp. Tiny crinkle at crown, else a fresh, Fine copy. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced £2.50), lightly edgeworn, with some bubbling to the laminate along the joints, and a few tiny tears and creases; Very Good+, without a trace of the usual spine-fading. Third volume in Highsmith's Ripliad. Basis for Wim Wenders's 1977 film Der Amerikanische Freund, starring Dennis Hopper, and Liliana Cavani's 2002 adaptation starring John Malkovich as Tom Ripley. HUBIN, p.204.