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. The extremities are a bit dinged and rubbed. In the dust jacket, 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. Very good / good +. 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.