Georgetown, CA: Talisman Literary Research, Inc., 1981. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Item #36908
One of only 85 copies in hardcover. Promotional letter laid in. Also laid in, a letter and envelope from the Edgar Awards Committee requesting a copy of this book be sent to all five members of the committee for consideration for the 1981 Edgar Allan Poe Award in the category of Best Biographical/Critical Study. This letter is signed by Otto Penzler. Bound in original maroon buckram with lettering on the spine in gilt. Tiny light moisture stain at the head of the spine, else fine in fine dust jacket.