Publication: Avon Book Company, 1945, New York
First edition. Pseudonym of Cornell Woolrich. A digest-sized paperback original. Murder Mystery Monthly 31. Lightly rubbed at spine ends, and with light fold crease to front panel, else near fine in pictorial wrappers. Contains six short stories, If I Should Die Before I Wake, I'll Never Play Detective Again, Change of Murder, A Death Is Caused, Two Murders, One Crime, and The Man Upstairs. This edition is the true first and is not to be confused with the reprint of the following year, which is a normal-sized paperback.
Inventory Number: 17737