Random House, 1972, Hardcover (1/4 Boards 3/4 Boards), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First
1/4 black coloured backstrip with silver coloured titles. 3/4 dark peach coloured boards with self embossed decoration to the front panel. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with yellow and red coloured titles to the front panel and black and white coloured titles to the backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of the author to the rear dustwrapper panel. Introducing Packy Hopper, sessional travel columnist and amateur detective. Packy comes to the small Nevada town of Hangtree to try and sell the local newspaper his travel column. Instead, he finds himself accused of murder and of being a threatening letter writer Called "the Snark". It's up to him self and an energetic old man called Monk to prove otherwise. Rubbing to the lower text edge and age toning of the textblock edges with faint foxing. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and to the dustwrapper panels. There is a triangular crease to the front fold over panel, lower corner. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (10), 3-166, (2) pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crime Fiction; ISBN: 0394474171. ISBN/EAN: 9780394474175. Inventory No: 0114485.