Stated first edition. Appears unread, unclipped and not remaindered. Interior is crisp, clean and unmarked. Corners are sharp and square. Bright, gilt titles to the spine. Unclipped dustjacket is very lightly bumped to extremities with minor shelfwear to show. Small price sticker "ghost" patch to front wrap which has rubbed a tiny portion of the K in Ark in the title. Now protected in archival brodart jacket. Collection of short stories featuring the singular detective Simon Ark.