First edition of Strangers When We Meet by Evan Hunter.
Octavo, , 375pp. Teal cloth spine, title in gilt on spine, author’s signature in gilt on front cover. Stated “First Printing” on copyright page. Solid text block, previous ownership inscription on front free endpaper, top edge dyed black, a very good example. In publisher’s dust jacket, $4.50 retail price on front flap, chipping to spine, a very good example.
Evan Hunter wrote many novels, primarily crime-focused, under other pen names, including Ed McBain, John Abbott, Curt Cannon, Ezra Hannon, and Richard Marsten.