Edition: Paperback original - first printing.
New York: Perma Books / Pocket Books, (1959). First edition - Perma M-3108. The fifth 87th Precinct novel, featuring Steve Carella. 168 pp. Cover illustration by Robert Schulz. 149 pp. Color foldout ad for Time bound in at rear of book.
Condition: Very near fine (usual toning to the pages, but otherwise a straight and tight copy) Note: All vintage paperbacks are very fragile and need to be handled with care.