New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1961. Very Good / Good. Item #10038
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1961. First American Edition. Octavo; [viii], 212pp. Illustrated dust jacket with $2.95 price intact; book in red cloth with black lettering and Red Badge Detective insignia. Jacket shows a few chips and tears along edges, with a larger tear at bottom of back panel, repaired externally with clear tape, and some adjacent abrasions with surface loss to Red Badge Author list advert. Boards are sturdy and square with some nudging to spine ends. Light toning to endpapers. "[?] not one of Rhodes better books" (Barzun agrees) written in pencil at top corner of back endpaper, else pages unmarked. Binding is sound.