New York City: Walker & Co, 1984. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #004370
8vo., 212pp. Beautiful Unread First Edition. Review copy with review slip laid in. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear. Equally attractive unclipped wrapper is fresh and bright with no chipping, creases or tears. Signed & Inscribed by the author to Otto Penzler, legendary editor and founder of the Mysterious Press, not to mention the proprietor of Mysterious Bookshop in New York City; simply THE BEST shop for the genre. "To Otto and Carolyn Penzler, with all the best from Mallory and me-Alan" and dated Nov. 5, 1984. Also signed in full byt he author on title page. A gorgeous association copy.