Publication: The Armchair Detective Library, 1989, New York
First U.S. hardcover edition after the paperback original issued in 1956 by Permabooks. With a new introduction by the author. One of 100 copies which has been numbered and signed by the author. This is copy # 73. As new in decorated cloth without dust jacket as issued and housed in a matching cloth slipcase. First book in the popular 87th Precinct series that introduced Detective Steve Carella.
Inventory Number: 47272