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The Con Man. ED. MCBAIN

The Con Man.


Publication: The Armchair Detective Library, 1991, New York

First U.S. hardcover edition after the PBO published by Permabooks in 1957. One of 100 copies numbered and signed by the author. This is copy # 37. With a new introduction by the author. As new in decorated cloth without dust jacket as issued and housed in a matching cloth slipcase. An 87th Precinct mystery. After seducing the women, the man would ask each woman to have a small heart tattooed on her hand. Once she was "branded," he'd murder her!

Inventory Number: 47271