New York: Ballantine Books. Early Edition. Hardcover. 5 3/4 X 8 1/2 Inches. 184 Pages. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #6417
SCARCE original hardcover edition of the first outing in the Indiana Jones saga. Copyright page states "1981" and the letter code of L27 in the gutter of page 183 indicates the FIRST printing. All of the original hardcover versions of this book issued as Book Club Editions by Ballantine Books have become quite scarce. Slight rubbing to rear DJ panel. Minor wear to crown and foot of DJ spine.