New York: Dell Publishing, 1950. Paperback. 4-3/16 x 6-5/16", pictorial wrappers, 160pp. Item #900648
Introduction by Ellery Queen, Cover Painting by Robert Stanley. Dell mapback #538
Six tough stories with subject matter ranging from homicide to political intrigue in far-off places. Three feature the Continental Op at his man-eating best plus three other equally exciting tales by master hard-boiled storyteller Dashiell Hammett.
Chip to fore-edge of rear wrapper, edge-wear to spine, good.