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KILLER'S WEDGE by  Ed (pseudonym of Evan Hunter) McBain - Signed First Edition - [1959] - from John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB (SKU: 13987)

KILLER'S WEDGE

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KILLER'S WEDGE

by McBain, Ed (pseudonym of Evan Hunter)

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  • hardcover
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New York: An Inner Sanctum Mystery Published by Simon and Schuster, [1959]. First edition. The usual age darkening to text block, a fine copy in a fine dust jacket, touch of rubbing to extremities, tiny closed tear to lower front panel. (13987). Octavo, boards. Signed inscription by McBain on the title page, signed as "...Evan "Ed McBain" Hunter." The author's first American hardcover as Ed McBain and the first American hardcover of an 87th Precinct novel. "Killer's Wedge has enough nail-biting suspense for two novels. It also has an ingenious puzzle, marvelous characters, and wholly satisfying conclusions to both cases." Pronzini and Muller: 1001 Midnights, The Aficionado's Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction, pp. 504-505.

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Bookseller
John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
13987
Title
KILLER'S WEDGE
Author
McBain, Ed (pseudonym of Evan Hunter)
Book condition
Used - The usual age darkening to text block, a fine copy in a fine dust jacket, touch of rubbing to extremities, tiny closed tear to l
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
An Inner Sanctum Mystery Published by Simon and Schuster
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
[1959]
Keywords
Mystery . Signed
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