Title The Ability to Kill and Other Pieces
Book Condition Fine
Jacket Condition Good Plus
Edition First UK Edition.
Publisher London The Bodley Head 1963
Seller ID 001553
London: The Bodley Head, 1963. An anthology of true crime essays by one of the great twentieth-century masters of intrigue. This is a Fine copy of the Second issue of the First Edition, lacking one chapter that was removed due to concerns that it was actionable as libel (an important consideration under English law). Bright red cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine. Fresh and clean text; 222 pages. The striking dustwrapper design features a drawing by Don Higgins. The wrapper has been clipped, else Fine. In a protective plastic cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First UK Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Good Plus. Dust jacket present. First Edition.