New York: Henry Holt and Company, . Hardcover. Small 8vo. Blue cloth with black lettering, pictorial dust jacket. 294pp. Very good/very good. Jacket lightly edge- and cornerworn (more so at head and tail of spine) and a tad rubbed; nice binding shows tiny scrape at bottom outer corner of front board. Item #41993
A tight, lovely first edition of this murder mystery set in the world of publishing, with snazzy front jacket panel art depicting a closeup of a skeleton hand pushing a doorbell. Scarce, especially in a nice jacket.