1975: First Edition Library / Otto Penzler Books, Shelton, Connecticut. Facsimile of the first edition. Hardcover. 218 pp. [21 cm]. Octavo. Dark gray cloth over boards with red title stamped on spine and cover. Facsimile of the original dust jacket in fine/as new condition. Deckled edges. Housed in a gray cloth slip case with paper labels mirroring the front and back of dust jacket pasted on. Publisher's explanatory notes laid in. Slip case has a very small stain on fore edge. Near fine. Item #62544
With all of the features of the first edition made affordable. "I, The Jury" is one of Spillane's most iconic novels, and follows a double plot line as Mike Hammer seeks answers and revenge for the brutal murder of his former comrade whilst simultaneously managing a steamy love triangle between his substance abusing wife and his mysterious psychiatrist who may be treating a covert criminal.