The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
London: Chatto & Windus, 1934.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1934. First English language edition. A Fine copy in a very Nearly Fine dust jacket with the spine just a bit toned and the price clipped. Original brown cloth, lettering to spine in gilt, top-edge brown. Publisher's promotional leaflet loosely inserted. Housed in a custom brown quarter-leather clamshell case.
First translation into English by Basil Creighton; originally published as Der Schatz der Sierra Madre in 1927. Set just after the Mexican Revolution of the 1920s the novel follows three American prospectors searching for gold in the Mexico, at risk from bandits, Federales and each other. The basis for the 1948 John Huston film starring Humphrey Bogart. The publisher's leaflet comprises a four-page publication with reviews of The Death-Ship and The Treasure of the Sierra Madre. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. (Item #4491)