Very Good. Hardcover with jacket, Crown Publishers, (1979), first edition/first printing. (No other printings stated. ) Black cloth boards in excellent condition, hint of rubbing at spine ends and corners. Area of slight discoloration to verso front cover. No markings. Jacket shows minor edgewear; 1/2-inch closed tear at top front spine edge; minor chips along rear top edge; black and white photo of Patterson on rear panel; $10.00 price intact; in new archival protective cover. A beautiful First Edition copy of the the author's third novel. Paperback Title: "See How They Run"
Very Good in Very Good jacket. First Printing. One 1/4" tear to r panel DJ. Two sm chips bot edge DJ. Crease to fr flap DJ. Light foxing interior DJ and to edge of leaves. Binding is tight, text is clean.
8vo. VG/VG. solid black DJ spine with large white title, author in red beneath, publisher in white with miniature crown icon. front is partially illustrated in color, drawing striking against midnight black background. lettering in ivory and author in red, enlarge and centered within the bottom half. jacket rear is full panel, monochrome portrait of author. black HB with stamped bold gold block lettering for title, author in red metallic and publisher close to tail. boards are neat, bound tightly and outer board edges are smooth to the touch. endsheets are an unmarked ivory, no writing, no spots. few illustrations printed within textblock, each with text detail. smooth ivory signatures, all sides uniform in tone. HB is in excellent exterior shape, under faintly age-toned DJ. 256 pp. ISBN # 0517536269. Rockville.
Fair in Fair to Good jacket. Book Textblock is tanned but unmarked. Black boards and spine are faded and dust soiled with small white specs. Spine has gilt and red lettering and back board has red lettering. Corners and spine are bumped. Edges are dust soiled. 256 pgs. Dust jacket is tanned, dust soiled, faded and price is not clipped. Price label is attached to front of DJ. Few photographs are included.
Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. First edition, hardcover, name in ballpoint to front endpaper, touch of dusting to top edge, otherwise a Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket which has a corner crease to the top of the front flap.
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