Place Published: New York
Publisher: Dell Publishing Company
Date Published: Circa 1948
Book Id: 36447
253pp. Sextodecimo [16 cm] Illustrated wraps. Publisher's blue stain on the text block edges. Very good. The covers are mildly rubbed and creased. There are several short tears in the edges of the covers. The longest tear measures just under 1/2" long. Small price notations in pen on the cover and first page. Browned pages.
A Dell Book. Dell 446. Cover painting by Bob Hilbert. Map Back. The intricately rendered scene-of-the-crime-or-action representations on the back of the Dell Map Backs made them popular and collectible. Numerous well-known authors had their books reprinted as Dell Map Backs such as Rex Stout, David Dodge, Agatha Christie and Dashiell Hammett.