New York, Random House, 1951. Stated first printing. Small stain to foredge, wear and chipping to dust jacket extremities. Private eye Terry Rooke spars with quite the cast of characters, including an ex-prizefighter who was murdered twice, a nonagenarian whose hobby is trash collecting, a three foot midget with a six foot Great Dane, and a talking parrot who squeals on a murderer. $15.00.