New York: Confidential! The Lowdown on Its Bright Life
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Dell Publishing Company
Date Published: Circa 1951
Book Id: 36496
240pp. Sextodecimo [16 cm] Illustrated wraps. The text block edges have the publisher's red stain. Good only. The extremities are mildly rubbed and creased. Slight spine roll. The text block is cracked at the center, and pages 125-134 are completely detached, but present. Browned pages.
A Dell Book. Dell 1534. Map Back. The intricately rendered scene-of-the-crime 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.