The Balloon Man (Review Copy). Charlotte Armstrong, Charlotte Armstrong Lewi.

The Balloon Man (Review Copy)

New York, NY: Coward McCann, (1968). First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. "... harrowing story of an innocent young woman who falls victim to the savage consequences of her husband's 'bad trip' on LSD." from the front flap. Purple cloth over boards, title and decorations stamped in black and gilt onto upper board and spine, 8vo (8-3/8 inches [21.3 cm] tall), pp. 253. Volume with a bump to head of spine, text block with light foxing to fore-edge and a splash stain to top edge, boards with a little sunning to top edges. Price-intact DJ with some spotting verso, light soil and edge wear. Not to be confused with the ubiquitous book club edition which has blue paper over boards with a red drawing of man with balloons on front and red lettering on spine. Loosely inserted are the publisher's review slip and the original teletype printout of Tom Vickerman's review of this title for the Chicago Daily News. Very Good / Very Good Plus. Item #2555

"The Breach (French: "La Rupture") is a 1970 film written and directed by Claude Chabrol, based on the novel The Balloon Man by Charlotte Armstrong. The film was also known as The Breakup at times in its release in the United States." wiki. Uncommon in a nice jacket.

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