London: Michael Joseph, 1953. First Edition. Nicely INSCRIBED by the author to one of his factual sources on the title page: "My dear Steve, / This book has many faults, but thanks to you I feel that at least the medical and chemical details are correct. / Nick."
Basis for the 1954 British film noir (re-titled "The Big Deadly Game" for its US release), starring Lloyd Bridges. A bright copy, and an extremely uncommon signature.
Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket is slightly toned at the spine. [Book #105352]