Spine and cover show some creases and a couple dents. Price stamped inside front cover. Back cover is kind of speckled -- probably from being shelved against another book or paper.
"X -- The most powerful man in the United States -- and the most dangerous. All of his operations were illegal and all of them were highly profitable. X didn't want anyone upsetting the golden applecart. He had effective -- and permanent -- ways of disposing of people who made him nervous. Nero Wolfe included. So when Wolfe realized his latest case led straight to X, it scared a good hundred pounds off him. He knew that if he wanted to live, he had to do the one thing he had never even contmplated -- run . . . and hide. . ."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall