Edition: First printing.
New York: St Martin's, (1989) dj. Hardcover first edition - His second novel, first mystery, set in New York City in 1962. The title refers to an avant-garde work of art - one which is found slashed to pieces, and the artist dead. 298 pp. ISBN: 0-312028644.
Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (some light toning to the pages)