New York City: St Martins Press, 1996. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #004377
8vo., 241pp. Beautiful Unread First Edition. 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. "For Otto, Best wishes and enjoy!" Also included is a publisher's advanced promotional booklet with the first chapter, signed by the author on the title page. A gorgeous association copy and the author's second book.