Spine cocked, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, some browning on pastedowns near hinges. Interior clean and unmarked. Jacket in new Brodart, some browning, minor edge wear and chipping. Published for the Detective Book Club by Walter J. Black. A nice copy.
"Two hit-and-run murders, two jealous husbands . . . Too many women.
Archie goes to work on Wall Street -- with five hundred and one lovely ladies -- while Wolfe engages a brilliant and ruthless murderer in a deadly battle of wits."
Night Walk - "Everybody in Frazier's Mills knew everybody else. Most of the inhabitants were descendants of early settlers and had lived there for years. . . When, therefore, old Mr. Carrington was found with his head bashed in it was automatically assumed that some 'outsider' had killed him. Nobody in Frazier's Mills could have done such a thing . . . "
Draw the Curtain Close - "What do you say when a man offers you $1000 plus $500 a week, plus expenses? What's the catch? Just a simple little job, really. Keep an eye on the man's wife who has just walked out on him. She's in danger, he claims. But he doesn't mention from what - or whom. . . there's some mighty odd business involving a Gutenberg Bible, an Aztec jewel and a conspiracy against the life of Mac . . . "; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall