THE THEFT OF THE PERSIAN SLIPPER. New York: The Mysterious Press, 1978. Small octavo, red wrappers printed in black, stapled. First edition. An unnumbered, unsigned copy of the chapbook that accompanied the 250-copy limited edition of THE THEFTS OF NICK VELVET (1978), a collection of thirteen Nick Velvet impossible crime stories, most first published in ELLERY QUEEN'S MYSTERY MAGAZINE. A fine copy. (#167989).
First edition so stated on the inside front cover.