New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. 5-5/8 x 8-1/2", 1/2 blue cloth, orange paper over boards, 209pp. Item #900438
First Edition, inscription "To George", signed by the author on the title page.
Moscow Police Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov is sent to investigate the murder of an elderly Jew and theft of a seemingly worthless candlestick and becomes enmeshed in a complex intrigue.
Toning to extreme fore-edge of both free endpapers, else fine in dust wrapper with light regular toning to rear panel, in protective mylar.