New York: Dell Publishing Company, Inc., [ca.1950]. First Edition. First separate appearance of this story about a drug-crazed killer at large, which first appeared in the pages of Detective Fiction Weekly (5/3/41). A well-preserved example, with haunting cover art by Bill Fleming. Nevins, p.494. Item #2005
Slim octavo; illustrated wrappers, stapled; [64pp]. Contemporary owner's name and date to title page, with some pinpoint wear and a few faint creases to extremities; Near Fine.