First Edition. Conrad Leigh dustjacket art. Very scarce Max Carrados novel. "In his dark little curio shop Julian Joolby wove a net to catch the world. His were the brains, the cunning, and the daring vision that sought to over-throw our civilization". Very Good, cheap cloth nicked at spine ends, in nearly Very Good dustjacket, shallow chips at lower spine end and few flap corners, dime size chips at top spine end and top front panel.