THE TALL DOLORES. New York: Henry Holt, 1953. Octavo, hardcover. First edition. Inscribed by Avallone: "For -- /all the best,/ all ways/ Michael Avallone." The author's first book and first Ed Noon mystery. Slight spine lean, a very good copy in very good dust jacket with edge wear and rubbing to ends and corners. An uncommon title. (#82783).