Publisher:Stein and Day, Publishers, New York, 1971
Binding:Hardcover (1/4Cloth 3/4 Boards)
Stein and Day, Publishers, 1971, Hardcover (1/4Cloth 3/4 Boards), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First
1/4 green coloured cloth covered backstrip gilt titles. 3/4 purple coloured boards which has a gilt facsimile signature of the author to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel. Illustrated dustwrapper with green and black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. The first adventure of the detective team of " .. Berkeley Barnes a bemused hypochondriac and zealous protector of animals and human dignity, and Larry Howe, his white-cracking, former-flower child assistant" from the front fold over panel blurb. They must find who is trying to kill Hammersmith Trapp the head of a large Madison Avenue advertising agency. The trouble is, Hammersmith Trapp has a lot of enemies, and the suspects are plentiful. Softening to the head and to their heel of the backstrip and a little bumping to the top corner of the rear book panel. Light age toning of the textblock edges and to the internal pages. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. Rubbing to both the dustwrapper edges and dustwrapper panels. There are a few tears to the lower dustwrapper edge. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (6), 7-191, (1) pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crime Fiction; ISBN: 0812813782. ISBN/EAN: 9780812813784. Inventory No: 0113705.