By: Box, Edgar (pseud. for Gore Vidal)
New York, E.P. Dutton & Co.: 1952
Edition: First Edition
Inscription: Signed by Author
Seller ID: 23617
Condition: Very Good+ in Good dj
[moderate wear to top and bottom edges, tiny nick in cloth at bottom of front cover; jacket is edgeworn, with various small chips and tears, larger chip at top left corner of front panel (and extending into top of spine) that has removed quite a bit of the spine title]. SIGNED by the author (as Gore Vidal) on the title page. The first of Vidal's three mystery novels under the Box pseudonym, published in rapid succession in the early 1950s, after which he abandoned the genre (even though the books remained in print in paperback for many years thereafter). Francis Nevins's verdict on the Box ... View More...