New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc. Publishers, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. 253pp. Duodecimo [19.5 cm] Red cloth-effect paper over boards with silver stamping on the spine. Very good, with light rubbing at the extremities. The spine ends and corners are gently bumped. The dust jacket is in good plus condition, with a number of short closed tears and chips along the edges and folds, 4 pieces of tape on the verso, and mild rubbing and creasing. In Hubin. Item #42912
A Dutton Guilt Edged Mystery from the author of The Screaming Mimi and Murder Can Be Fun. This is the third installment of Brown's series featuring Chicago-based detectives Ed Hunter and his Uncle Am. Fredric Brown won an Edgar Award for Best First Novel, for his book, The Fabulous Clipjoint.