New York: Soho Press , 1989. First American edition. Hardcover. 313 pp. Blue paper-covered boards quarter bound in navy cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Price of $18.95 on front flap of jacket. Translated by Beth Cary. The first printing of the first American edition and the first edition in English. Matsumoto is one of the most important 20th-century writers of Japanese mystery and crime fiction. Hubin 562. Near Fine / very near Fine. Item #00008102
A Near Fine book with light foxing to the textblock in a very near Fine dust jacket.