New York City: Saturday Review Press, 1976. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #004388
8vo., 181pp. Beautiful Unread First Edition. Review Copy. 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. "2/10/82/Dear Otto/It gives me special/pleasure to inscribe for you/this, my best and favorite/mystery of all-/Marvin Kaye." Review slip laid in. Also laid in is an extraordinary four-page, single spaced typed letter signed, with corrections and addenda in the author's hand. It was written to Otto Penzler, then publisher of "The Armchair Detective" the Edgar Award winning quarterly journal devoted to the study of mystery and suspense fiction and focused entirely to "Bullets for Macbeth" and how it came to be written. A gorgeous association copy and a fairly uncommon title.