McElroy, Joseph A SMUGGLER'S BIBLE
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., (1966). First edition. Charcoal black cloth with spine titles gilt. Hardcover. Pink top page edges spotted, page fore-edges display some soiling, wear and rubbing to the shelf edges, else a very good plus copy; in a price-clipped and shelfworn dust jacket with tiny chips, short tears and mild creases, and rear panel soiling.
Joseph McElroy’s debut novel, hailed in the New York Times as a novel of "daring, range, and brilliant subtlety...", with the front endpaper SIGNED by the author with the following inscription "To Hope and John/With faith in your charity. Always, Joe."