THIN AIR. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1954. Octavo, boards. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Browne in the year of publication: "For Elaine / ... and the champagne cocktails / were a buck a throw ..."/ Love / Howard Browne / 8/ 26 / 54." Well received non-series mystery novel. A very good copy in very good dust jacket with rubbing to edges and along folds, some creasing with several closed tears, and some loss at upper spine end. (#126390).