First edition of Red Dragon by Thomas Harris, in first issue dust jacket.
Octavo, 348pp. Quarter cloth, black cloth spine, silver print title, gray boards. Publisher’s first edition dust jacket, $13.95 price on front flap, a fine example, with the photograph of author on the back panel. An excellent example.
This novel preceded The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal. It introduces the character of Dr. Hannibal Lecter.