Title A BLUNT INSTRUMENT
Book Condition Bookplate to the front pastedown endpaper, faint staining to the rear cover, else near fine in turquoise cloth lettered in black to the spine; in an illustrated dust jacket with edgewear, mild rubbing, and nicking.
Edition First edition thus. Jacket by Lydia Rosier.
Publisher New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1970.
Seller ID 42823.00
"The author's masterpiece.... Characters excellent and plot superb. Inspector Hannasyde's detection is worth every bit of one's professional attention."--Barzun and Taylor. In Garland's Fifty Classics of Crime 1900-1975.