Edition: First printing
New York: Dutton, 1963. Orange cloth. Small light damp stain to lower outer corner of front cover and to upper inner corner of rear cover; light sunning to spine tips; else near fine. Jacket spine sunned, with tiny chips, nicks, rubbing to spine tips, light rubbing to folds; light soiling to white rear panel; rubbing to front flap fold; good. A crime novel set in Southern California - his last for a 20 year stretch - and featuring ex-L.A. Ram player Brock Callahan, private detective. Gault is an underrated crime novelist today. See the strong write-up in TWENTIETH CENTURY CRIME AND MYSTERY WRITERS.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover