Publication: Esquire, The Magazine For Men, 1947, Chicago
First edition. First appearance of this story which later appeared in Report For A Corpse in 1948. Story appears in the February, 1947 issue, Vol. XXVII, No. 2. "Maybe a wise shamus like Pete Chambers should have known better than to stumble into a murder frame designed for a yokel." Page edges uniformly tanned, spine and corners lightly rubbed, else a near fine copy in color, pictorial wrappers.
Inventory Number: 39690