Very good in poor dust jacket. xv, 327 p. 20cm. This is the hardcover only stated Knopf BCE from 1944. Other than considerable wear and tear(s) to the DJ, and a name on the flyleaf, the book is in positively excellent condition. There are no rips, tears, markings, etc. and the pages and binding are tight. This wonderful, impossible-to-find item is available for purchase now! **Note: All books listed as FIRST EDITIONS are stated by the publisher in words or number lines--or--only stated editions that include only the publisher and publication date. NAME YOUR PRICE! ! ! Due to the vagaries of market fluctuations, an item's listed price should be considered a guideline. Serious buyers are welcome to make a BEST OFFER on each and every item listed, with the assurance that ALL reasonable offers will be accepted. Career in C major. -The embezzler. -Double indemnity.