New York: Random House, 1949. First printing. Hardcover. Clean, tight 8vo, 404pp. There is a neat old bookplate with a hand-drawn picture of San Francisco on the ffe. The dust jacket is somewhat better than acceptable but has one open triangle tear at the top of the spine and a number of chips and small tears to the edges, some of which are neatly repaired on the inside of the jacket. There is a narrow rubbed strip along the spine in front. The book is in very nice condition. Very Good / acceptable to good. Item #17606
The black panther dominates the novel and is an embodiment of evil. It must be hunted by two Native American brothers and destroyed.