Edition: First US printing.
New York: Harper & Row, (1979.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second mystery featuring jockey Sid Halley, probably Francis's most popular protagonist. Winner of both the Edgar Award and the Gold Dagger Award. 293 pp. ISBN: 0-06-011384-7.
Condition: Near fine in a very near fine dust jacket (some foxing to the top edge of the textblock, hint of sunning to the spine of the dj, but otherwise a tight, straight and clean copy.)