Description: Hardcover with dust jacket. First edition, first printing denoted by full number line containing "1" as the first number and also "First Edition" so stated on the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page.
Condition: Covers show some light edge wear. Spine caps bumped. Two small bumps at the bottom front. Reader's crease on the spine. Corners lightly rubbed.
Dust Jacket: Some shelf wear and scuffing. Some rubbing at the edges. Small amount of chipping at the spine top and bottom. Original price of $15.95 intact on the front flap. Now protected by a Bro-dart mylar cover.
Contents: This is a first edition, first printing copy of the author's first novel. The author was living in Laguna Beach, California at the time this novel was written and used that town as the setting of this mystery