THE CONCISE CUDDY: A Collection of John Francis Cuddy Stories.
Edition: Limited, signed first edition.
Norfolk, Virginia: Crippen & Landru Publishers 1998. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Numbered and SIGNED on a special limitation page - #149 of an edition of 250 copies. Collects seventeen short stories about John Francis Cuddy with settings ranging from rural Maine, to Boston's mean streets, to a highway on the way to Florida, and characters who may be homeless or living in penthouses, and cases that run the gamut from brutal murder to a missing parakeet. Includes another story - "City Life" in a small pamphlet in rear pocket. 292 pp., 10 pp pamphlet. ISBN: 1-885941285.
Condition: Fine in blue cloth in a fine dust jacket; pamphlet is fine in stapled wrappers.