Published by Doubleday, Garden City, NY, 1972
Book First Edition Signed
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. From the collection of Lawrence "Larry" Ashmead, important editor with Doubleday, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins. Ashmead was the American editor of Rendell's Doubleday books. First American Edition. Near Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket with edge wear and a small edge tear, nice copy. SIGNED: "Ruth Rendell." Rendell has been showered with awards. She won a Silver Dagger, four Gold Daggers, and a Cartier Diamond Dagger for Lifetime's Achievement in the Field from Great Britain's Crime Writers Association. She won three Edgars and the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. She won the Mystery Ink Gumshoe Award for Lifetime Achievement. A number of her works have been adapted for film and television. Signed by Author(s).