Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988.
First edition/first printing, gift inscription on front free endpaper, else Fine condition in alike, price-clipped dust-jacket. Nicely bound in gilt-stamped orange cloth with taupe boards.
This classic story of suspense was first published in Liberty magazine in 1933, disappeared, and then resurfaced in the 1950s in a pulp paperback edition. Now, for the first time, it appears in hardcover. (From the dust-jacket)
Introduction by Robert B. Parker.