THE DEAD BEAT. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1960. Octavo, boards. First edition. Signed inscription by Bloch on the front free endpaper: "Craig, you / were robbed / Robert Bloch" with an arrow pointing to an erased bookseller's price. Text paper tanned, light stain to upper margins of text block, a good copy in fair worn, stained and dust soiled dust jacket. (#157599).
First printing so stated on copyright page.