Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [x], 228,  pages
Publisher: New York: E. P. Dutton, 1989.
First Trade edition/first printing, only preceded by a private Limited edition publication of the Franklin Library in Fine condition in Near Fine dust-jacket with small damp stain to back side. SIGNED and inscribed by author Mickey Spillane directly on the front fly-leaf.
Mike Hammer is back, and after almost 20 years, he's as psychotically hard-boiled as ever. Here, there's a dead man in Hammer's office chair. He has been horribly tortured; a note on the desk reads "You die for killing me," signed "Penta. "