New York: Random House, 1977. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 5 3/4 X 8 1/2 Inches. 181 PP. Very Good / Near Fine. Item #3811
Stated "First Edition" on the copyright page. Original price of $6.95 on front flap. Signed by Block on laid-in bookplate. The first in the Bernie Rhodenbarr series. Very faint residue from a sticker at top of FFEP. Remainder mark to top-edge.