Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1993. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 6 1/4 X 9 1/2 Inches. 435 PP. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #5681
Stated "First Edition" with complete number line to the "1" on the copyright page. Original price of $21.95 intact on front flap. Signed by Patterson on laid-in bookplate. The important first detective novel featuring Alex Cross. Cross was famously portrayed by Morgan Freeman in the 2001 film of the same name. Hint of rubbing to top gutter.A few scratches and surface abrasions to front cover.