In the Heat of the Night. John Ball.
In the Heat of the Night
In the Heat of the Night
In the Heat of the Night
In the Heat of the Night

In the Heat of the Night

New York: Harper & Row, 1965.

First edition. Inscribed to former owner on title page, "From Virgil Tibbs and John Ball." 184 pp. Original half cloth and boards, lettered in silver. Near Fine with a few finger smudges, in price-clipped dust jacket, easily Very Good+ with a lot less wear and rubbing than typically found, extremities worn. Uncommon signed.

The small-town Southern suspense novel set during the height of the Civil Rights movement and the backlash against it. It inspired a popular movie in 1967 with Sidney Poitier's memorable line, "They call me Mister Tibbs," as well as a TV show. Item #140937813

Price: $2,000.00

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